The Washington State Senate Rules Committee (WA Senate RULE) considers all bills reported from policy and fiscal committees and determines whether, and in what order, to schedule their consideration on the Senate floor by the full Senate.
11 cannabis-related bills remain active approaching Wednesday’s house of origin cutoff, and the City of Seattle hosts a forum on “Cannabis Equity in Our Community” on Saturday.
Agency leadership heard a briefing on cannabis-related legislation still active and otherwise, including both agency requests and bills introduced by other stakeholders.
11 cannabis-related bills remain in motion after Tuesday’s committee report deadline.
Bills that address budtender penalties, intellectual property, and lab accreditation are still moving in the legislature.
The agency has a new Deputy Director and quite a few bills on their plate.