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SB 5248 - 2007-08
Preserving the viability of agricultural lands.
Sponsors: Hatfield, Schoesler, Rasmussen, Morton, Honeyford, Haugen, Shin, Holmquist Newbry
Companion Bill: HB 1167
Bill History

2007 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 15
First reading, referred to Agriculture & Rural Economic Development. (View Original Bill)
Jan 29
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 5
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
ARED - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 14
1st substitute bill substituted (ARED 07). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 32; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 15
First reading, referred to Local Government.
Mar 27
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Local Government & Housing at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
LG - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 29
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Local Government & Housing at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 30
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 4
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 13
Committee amendment adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 82; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 17
Senate concurred in House amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 45; nays, 2; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View Roll Calls)
Apr 18
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 18
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 19
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
May 8
Governor signed.
Chapter 353, 2007 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 5/8/2007.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Amendments
Available Videos