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12
Feb

Transportation and Public Works Legislative Update – Week 6

House and Senate fiscal bills that didn’t pass out of their respective Appropriations and Ways & Means Committees were added to the pile of dead bills for the session. A caveat to this is that a bill that is deemed necessary to implement the budget can be resurrected or inserted into an omnibus bill later in the session. Unfortunately, SHB

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12
Feb

Update on Laura’s Bills Still Moving

Land Use Bills There are a few land use bills we are watching for floor action. HB 2931 would increase energy efficiency requirements on residential buildings under the permit fee statute. It has been amended to change the lower efficiency requirement be the default standard. Also in the House is HB 2023 from last year that would preempt the effective

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5
Feb

Laura’s Bills – Moving & Dead

Land Use Bills Still Moving Forward HB 1987 – Allows affordable housing on property owned by a religious organization with higher density based on local circumstances and only applies to counties with a population greater than one hundred twenty-five thousand. HB 2931 – Increases energy efficiency requirements on residential buildings under the permit fee statute SB 6109 – Requires the International

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5
Feb

Transportation & Public Works – Week 4

After the cutoff for policy-related bills last Friday, several bills from last session and this session are dead.  The cut-off for fiscal bills is tomorrow, February 6th, so any bills not receiving a hearing or being moved out of committee will likewise be dead for the session. Rep. Wilcox’s bill to fund fish barrier removals, SHB 2902, has not been heard

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