WA Senate - Session - Morning
(April 13, 2019)

Saturday April 13, 2019 9:00 AM
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The Washington State Senate (WA Senate) convenes sessions to read, debate, amend, and vote on legislation.

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In-Person

Washington State Capitol Building, Sid Snyder Avenue Southwest, Olympia, WA, USA

Observations

On Saturday April 13th, SHB 1430 was passed by the Senate by a vote of 45 yeas, no nays, and four absent or excused.

  • HB 1430 – “Concerning the licensing and enforcement system modernization project account” (video).
  • See Cannabis Observer’s committee report cutoff summary.
  • Read the final Senate Bill Report and the updated House Bill Report.
  • On Thursday April 18th, the Speaker of the House signed the bill. Once its passage has been formally endorsed by the Senate the bill will go to the Governor’s office for executive action.

On Saturday April 13th, HB 2052 was passed by the Senate with a vote of 44 yeas, one nay, and four absent or excused.

  • HB 2052 – “Clarifying marijuana product testing by revising provisions concerning marijuana testing laboratory accreditation and establishing a cannabis science task force” (video).

On Saturday April 13th, HB 1095 was passed by the Senate by a vote of 41 yeas, four nays, and four absent or excused.

  • HB 1095 – “Concerning the administration of marijuana to students for medical purposes” (video).
  • See Cannabis Observer’s committee report cutoff summary.
  • Read the final Senate Bill Report and the updated House Bill Report.
  • On Thursday April 18th, the House concurred with the Senate amendments with 79 yeas, 16 nays, and three absent or excused. Once its passage has been formally endorsed by officers in each chamber it will go to the Governor’s office for executive action.

On Saturday April 13th, HB 1794 was passed by the Senate with 39 yeas, six nays, and four absent or excused.

  • HB 1794 – “Concerning agreements between licensed marijuana businesses and other people and businesses, including royalty and licensing agreements relating to the use of intellectual property” (video).
  • See Cannabis Observer’s committee report cutoff summary.
  • Read the final Senate Bill Report and the updated House Bill Report.
  • On Thursday April 18th, the Speaker of the House signed the bill. Once its passage has been formally endorsed by the Senate, the bill will be transferred to the Office of the Governor for executive action.

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