Bill Information > SJR 8218
Search for another bill or initiative:
SJR 8218 - 2009-10
Amending the state Constitution so that offenses that may result in a mandatory life sentence upon conviction are not bailable by sufficient sureties.
Sponsors: Carrell, Franklin, Brandland, Becker, Schoesler, Kastama, Honeyford, Delvin, Hobbs, Parlette, Zarelli, McCaslin, Holmquist Newbry, Hargrove, Regala, Rockefeller, Marr, Hatfield, Shin, Sheldon, Kilmer, Hewitt, Stevens, Roach
Companion Bill: HJR 4218
Bill History


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 1st Engrossed) (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.
Available Documents
For a complete list of documents, go to Online Reports Text of a Legislative Document.
Fiscal Note
Available Videos