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SB 5536 - 2023-24
Concerning controlled substances, counterfeit substances, and legend drug possession and treatment.
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Friday, June 9, 2023 05:12 PM
Current Version:
2nd Engrossed 2nd Substitute - 2E2SSB 5536
Current Status:
C 1 L 23 E1
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, June 9, 2023 05:12 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
2nd Engrossed 2nd Substitute - 2E2SSB 5536
Current Status:
C 1 L 23 E1
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2023 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 23
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Feb 6
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 9
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - 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 10
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 18
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 24
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 23). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
First reading, referred to Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry.
Mar 20
Public hearing in the House Committee on Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 28
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry at 4:00 PM. (Committee Materials)
CSJR - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 29
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 1
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 4
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 Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 10
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 11
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 54; nays, 41; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House for conference thereon.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Robinson, Dhingra, Padden.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 22
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Goodman, Taylor, Mosbrucker.
Conference committee report; received 6:31 PM 4/22/2023.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 22
Conference committee report; received 7:00 PM 4/22/2023.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 23
Conference committee report adopted.
Failed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 43; nays, 55; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2023 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

May 16
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Rules suspended.
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Rules suspended. Returned to second reading for amendment.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 2nd Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

May 16
Read first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 83; nays, 13; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

May 16
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

May 16
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

May 16
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Governor signed.
Chapter 1, 2023 Laws 1st Special Session. (View Session Law)
Effective date 8/15/2023*.
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