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HB 2478 - 2015-16
Supporting agricultural production, including that of apiarists, through the preservation of forage for pollinators.
Sponsors: Peterson, Stambaugh, Buys, Dent, Gregerson, Riccelli, Orwall, Stanford, Blake, Sawyer, Tharinger, Fitzgibbon, Walkinshaw, Tarleton, McBride, Moscoso, Bergquist, Pollet, Hunt, S., Goodman, Wilcox
Bill History

2016 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 13
First reading, referred to Agriculture & Natural Resources (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Jan 19
Public hearing in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
AGNR - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Jan 28
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 10
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 96; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 12
First reading, referred to Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development.
Feb 18
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
AWRD - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Feb 24
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 26
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 1
Committee amendment(s) adopted with no other amendments.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 47; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 7
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 95; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 9
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 9
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 10
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 29
Governor signed.
Chapter 44, 2016 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/9/2016.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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