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SJR 8218 - 2009-10

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Amending the state Constitution so that offenses that may result in a mandatory life sentence upon conviction are not bailable by sufficient sureties.

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History of the Bill

as of Saturday, November 28, 2015 12:14 PM

 Sponsors:Senators Carrell, Franklin, Brandland, Becker, Schoesler, Kastama, Honeyford, Delvin, Hobbs, Parlette, Zarelli, McCaslin, Holmquist, Hargrove, Regala, Rockefeller, Marr, Hatfield, Shin, Sheldon, Kilmer, Hewitt, Stevens, Roach
 Companion Bill:HJR 4218
  Dec 7 Prefiled for introduction.
  Jan 11 First reading, referred to Judiciary. (View Original Bill)
  Jan 19 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
  Jan 27 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Judiciary at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
  Jan 28 JUD - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
   Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
   Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  Feb 11 1st substitute bill substituted (JUD 10). (View 1st Substitute)
   Floor amendment(s) adopted.
   Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
   Third reading, passed; yeas, 43; nays, 4; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
  Feb 13 First reading, referred to Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness.
  Mar 11 By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.
  Mar 15 By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

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Available Documents
Bill DocumentsBill DigestsBill Reports
Original Bill
Substitute Bill (JUD 10)
Engrossed Substitute
Bill Digest
Substitute Bill Digest
Senate Bill Report (Orig.)
Senate Bill Report
Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill Report
Amendment NameNumSponsorTypeDescriptionAction
8218-S AMS CARR S4372.188CarrellFloorPg 1 Ln 10ADOPTED 02/11/2010

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Jan 19, 2010 Senate Judiciary at 10:00 AM
Jan 27, 2010 Senate Judiciary at 3:30 PM