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HB 1474 - 2013-14

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Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.

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History of the Bill

as of Thursday, August 21, 2014 1:05 PM

 Sponsors:Representatives Pedersen, Rodne, Goodman, Buys, S. Hunt, Hunter, Hudgins, Carlyle, Fey, Pollet
 
 2013 REGULAR SESSION
  Jan 28 First reading, referred to Government Operations & Elections. (View Original Bill)
  Feb 13 Public hearing in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
  Feb 19 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Government Operations & Elections at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
   GOE - Executive action taken by committee.
   GOE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
   Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
  Feb 21 Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  Mar 1 Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
  Mar 7 Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
   Third reading, passed; yeas, 97; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)
 IN THE SENATE
  Mar 11 First reading, referred to Governmental Operations.
  Mar 19 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
  Apr 1 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
   GOV - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
   And refer to Ways & Means.
  Apr 2 Referred to Ways & Means.
  Apr 8 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:45 PM. (Committee Materials)
  Apr 9 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
   WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
   Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
   Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  Apr 15 Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  Apr 17 Committee amendment adopted with no other amendments.
   Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
   Third reading, passed; yeas, 37; nays, 9; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
 IN THE HOUSE
  Apr 22 House concurred in Senate amendments.
   Passed final passage; yeas, 95; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
  Apr 23 Speaker signed.
 IN THE SENATE
  Apr 24 President signed.
 OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION
  Apr 25 Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
  May 7 Governor signed.
   Chapter 143, 2013 Laws. (View Session Law)
   Effective date 7/28/2013.

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Available Documents
Bill DocumentsBill DigestsBill Reports
Original Bill
Bill as Passed Legislature
Session Law
 
Bill Digest
 
House Bill Analysis 2013
Senate Bill Report (Orig.)
Senate Bill Report
House Bill Report
Final Bill Report
 
Amendments  
Amendment NameNumSponsorTypeDescriptionAction
1474 AMS GOV S2425.1GOVCmteStrikerOUT OF ORDER 04/17/2013
1474 AMS WM S2525.1WM CmteStrikerADOPTED 04/17/2013

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Available Videos (Video links take you to the TVW website)
Live video is available at the stated time. Archived video becomes available approximately two hours after the close of the hearing or floor session.
Feb 13, 2013 House Government Operations & Elections at 1:30 PM
Feb 19, 2013 House Government Operations & Elections at 8:00 AM
Mar 19, 2013 Senate Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM
Apr 1, 2013 Senate Governmental Operations at 10:00 AM
Apr 8, 2013 Senate Ways & Means at 1:45 PM
Apr 9, 2013 Senate Ways & Means at 1:30 PM