The Washington State Senate Labor and Commerce Committee (WA Senate LBRC) considers issues relating to employment standards, industrial insurance, unemployment insurance and collective bargaining. The committee also considers regulation of business and professions and has oversight of commerce issues relating to alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and gaming.
The Senate Labor and Commerce Committee hosted a public hearing on HB 2052 – “Clarifying marijuana product testing by revising provisions concerning marijuana testing laboratory accreditation and establishing a cannabis science task force”
On Wednesday, the Washington State Senate Labor and Commerce Committee (WA Senate LBRC) moved substitute bills for SB 5318, SB 5298, and SB 5296.
Members moved (some) cannabis bills out of committee as the first major session cutoff calendar deadline landed today.
Several cannabis bills found love on Valentine’s Day as committees passed or amended them, while less fortunate legislation received no action.
The Washington State Senate Labor and Commerce Committee (WA Senate LBRC) did not take action on SB 5318.
Agency leadership shared a lengthy legislative update and tales from the North American Cannabis Summit.
Public hearings on 5 cannabis bills, including SB 5155 on home grow legalization and SB 5318 on WSLCB enforcement reforms.