Tag: CRAB

4
Mar

What’s Alive, What’s Dead, Post-Cutoff?

As session continues to plow forward things have been busy, but a reprieve is right around the corner. Last Friday, March 1, brought with it the first big session calendar milestone: cutoff. As of Friday, bills that did not make it out of their fiscal committees of origin are now considered dead. Technically, some bills are designated as NTIB or

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18
Feb

Vehicle Weight Loads Under Consideration

As we move into the 6th week of the 2019 legislative session an important date is barreling towards us – the first major policy cutoff. On Friday, February 22, all bills need to be out of their policy committee of origin. If they do not make it past that deadline, they are considered dead. Many of the bills I track have fiscal

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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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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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