The Washington State Senate Ways and Means Committee (WA Senate WM) considers the operating and capital budget bills and related legislation, including the authorization of state debt. The committee also deals with tax policy and other fiscal issues such as pension policy and compensation in addition to bills with operating budget fiscal impacts.
Washington State Senate Ways and Means Committee
(WA Senate WM)
Washington State Senate Ways and Means Committee (WA Senate WM)
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WSLCB - Executive Management Team (February 12, 2020) - Summary
Agency leadership heard a briefing on cannabis-related legislation still active and otherwise, including both agency requests and bills introduced by other stakeholders.
The Week Ahead (February 10, 2020)
15 cannabis-related bills may be considered by Washington state legislature fiscal committees through Tuesday, determining which legislation continues forward.
Washington State Legislature - Committee Report Cutoff (April 9, 2019) - Summary
11 cannabis-related bills remain in motion after Tuesday’s committee report deadline.
WA Senate WM - Committee Meeting (March 25, 2019) - HB 1430
An executive session was scheduled but no action was taken on HB 1430 – “Concerning the licensing and enforcement system modernization project (SMP) account.”
WA Senate WM - Committee Meeting (March 19, 2019) - HB 1430
HB 1430 (WSLCB’s systems modernization project account) was heard by the Senate Ways and Means Committee.
Washington State Legislature - Bill Updates (March 4, 2019) - Summary
Home grow could be resurrected on the marijuana labeling bill, the courts have a high estimate to vacate misdemeanor possession convictions, and the WSLCB’s preferred enforcement restructuring bill moved ahead in the Senate.
Washington State Legislature - Bill Updates (February 25-28, 2019) - Summary
The hemp bills, the lab accreditation bill, and the House version of the WSLCB enforcement reform bill made it out of their fiscal committees.
WSLCB - Executive Management Team (February 27, 2019) - Summary
The Board’s concerns about the agency’s legislative program were heard + contentious enforcement and compliance reform bills SHB 1237 and SSB 5318 are moving.