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SB 5526 - 2019-20
Increasing the availability of quality, affordable health coverage in the individual market.
By Request: Office of the Governor
Companion Bill: HB 1523
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Friday, November 15, 2019 04:21 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESSB 5526
Current Status:
C 364 L 19
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Friday, November 15, 2019 04:21 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed Substitute - ESSB 5526
Current Status:
C 364 L 19
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2019 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 23
First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care. (View Original Bill)
Feb 18
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care at 5:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HLTC - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 21
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 27
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 28
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass 1st substitute bill proposed by Health & Long Term Care. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Mar 1
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 13
1st substitute bill substituted (HLTC 19). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 36; nays, 13; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 15
First reading, referred to Health Care & Wellness.
Mar 26
Public hearing in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 27
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 2
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
HCW - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Apr 3
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 6
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 8
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) but without amendment(s) by Health Care & Wellness. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Apr 9
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 10
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 54; nays, 38; absent, 0; excused, 6. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 18
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House for conference thereon.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Cleveland, Frockt, O'Ban.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 23
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Cody, Macri, Schmick.
Apr 26
Conference committee report; received 1:37 PM 4/26/2019.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 26
Conference committee report; received 2:10 PM 4/26/2019.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 27
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 56; nays, 41; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 27
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 27; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 28
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 28
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 29
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 13
Governor signed.
Chapter 364, 2019 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2019.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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