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SB 5237 - 2021-22
Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs.
Companion Bill: HB 1213
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Monday, June 21, 2021 03:52 PM
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5237
Current Status:
C 199 L 21
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Monday, June 21, 2021 03:52 PM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
Engrossed 2nd Substitute - E2SSB 5237
Current Status:
C 199 L 21
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2021 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 15
First reading, referred to Early Learning & K-12 Education. (View Original Bill)
Jan 22
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
EDU - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Feb 4
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 16
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 18
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 22
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 3
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 6
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 21). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 21; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 9
First reading, referred to Children, Youth & Families.
Mar 18
Public hearing in the House Committee on Children, Youth & Families at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 24
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Children, Youth & Families at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CYF - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 26
Referred to Appropriations.
Apr 1
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Children, Youth & Families. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Apr 2
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Apr 7
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Apr 8
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 62; nays, 36; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 19
Senate refuses to concur in House amendments. Asks House for conference thereon.
Conference committee appointed. Senators Billig, Hawkins, Wilson, C..

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 20
Conference committee request granted.
Conference committee appointed. Representatives Bergquist, Dent, Senn.
Apr 21
Conference committee report; received 9:35 AM 4/21/2021.

IN THE SENATE

Apr 21
Conference committee report; received 10:30 AM 4/21/2021.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 21
Signed by Representatives Bergquist, Senn; Senators Billig, Wilson, C..
Apr 22
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 65; nays, 32; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 22
Conference committee report adopted.
Passed final passage as recommended by conference committee; yeas, 27; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 24
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 24
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 26
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 7
Governor signed.
Chapter 199, 2021 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/25/2021*.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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