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State Treasurer Mike Murphy rallies in his office with public higher education mascots.

 

FINAL SHORT LIST: Top 40 bills tracked by WSU that passed the Legislature during the 105-day session that became law.  
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 This is the final outcome of bills tracked by WSU in the 2007 Legislative session that are codified into law. The list includes actions by the governor following the session, links to partial veto messages, effective dates of new laws and links to bill digests, amendments, roll calls, reports and actual bill language. The session ended April 22 and reflects governor’s actions up to May 15. It also includes official WSU positions on the legislation.
May 30, 2007

Final Actions
Bills That Become Law

FINAL LONG LIST: Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU
after the Legislature ends its 105-day session and the governor considers the legislation.
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This status tracks bill actions by the governor following the 2007 Legislative session that ended April 22. The list includes bills that passed the Legislature and became law… and bills that were unsuccessful in this session, most eligible for consideration in 2008.
May 30, 2007

Governor’s Actions
& Dead Bills

SHORT LIST: Top 40 bills tracked by WSU that passed the Legislature during the 105-day session. The list includes actions by the governor following the session, links to veto messages, effective dates of new laws and links to bill digests, amendments, roll calls, reports, and actual bill language. Unsuccessful bills are not included in this list.  
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 This status tracks bill actions by the governor following the 2007 Legislative session that ended April 22 as well as governor’s actions up to May 15. This list includes only bills that were successful in the 2007 session of the Legislature. The list includes links to other legislative documents, including veto messages by the governor. It also includes official WSU positions on the legislation.
May 21, 2007

Governor’s Actions
Live Bills Only

LONG LIST: Status and summary of bills tracked
by Washington State University

after the Legislature ends its 105-day session and the governor considers the legislation.
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 This status tracks bill actions by the governor following the 2007 Legislative session that ended April 22. The list includes bills that passed the Legislature and bills that were unsuccessful in this session, most eligible for consideration in 2008.
May 18, 2007

Governor’s Actions
& Dead Bills

SHORT LIST: Top 40 bills tracked by WSU that passed the Legislature during the 105-day session. Unsuccessful bills are not included in this list.  
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 This status tracks bill actions by the governor following the 2007 Legislative session that ended April 22.
April 30, 2007

Governor’s Actions

Status and summary of bills tracked by Washington State University
after the Legislature ends its 105-day session.
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 Sunday, April 22 was the last day of the Legislative session.
April 25, 2007

Sine Die

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU
after the Legislature ends its 105-day session.
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 Sunday, April 22 was the last day of the Legislative session.
April 22, 2007

Sine Die

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU
after the houses attempt to resolve differences between House-passed and Senate-passed versions of the same bill.
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 Each house chamber is now often considering ways to resolve differences in some bills with the opposite house through conference committees or by agreeing to versions passed by the opposite house. Sunday, April 22 is the last day of the Legislative session.
April 20, 2007

Resolving Differences
Between Chambers

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU after consideration of bills passed from one house moves to the floor of the opposite house (Senate-passed bills on the House floor, House bills on Senate floor.)
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . Each house chamber is now often considering bills from the opposite house. April 13 is the last day for a non-budget bill to pass off the floor in the opposite house.
April 13, 2007

Floor Action
In Opposite Chamber

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU after consideration of bills passed from one house to committees in the opposite house (Senate-passed bills in House committees, House bills in Senate committees.)
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . Committees are now often considering bills from the opposite house. March 30 is the last day for a  non-budget bill to pass out of the committee in the opposite house.
March 30, 2007

Committee Action
In Opposite Chamber

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU as consideration of bills moves to the House & Senate floors for consideration in the original chamber. 
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . Committees are now often considering bills from the opposite house. March 30 is the last day for a  non-budget bill to pass out of the committee in the opposite house. For more information, contact WSU Government Relations.
March 16, 2007


House of Origin
Floor Action

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU as consideration of bills moves to the House & Senate floors for consideration in the original chamber. 
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . March 14 is the last day for a  non-budget bill to pass out of the original chamber. In other words, a House bill must pass the full House of Representatives. A Senate bill must pass the Senate floor. For more information, contact WSU Government Relations.
March 14, 2007

House or Origin
Floor Action

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU at the March 5 deadline for many fiscal bills to pass out of House Appropriations and Ways & Means.
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . March 5 was the last day for a  non-budget bill to pass out of the original fiscal committee. In other words, a House bill must pass a House Appropriations committee. A Senate bill must pass Ways & Means committee. For more information, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
March 7, 2007

Fiscal
Cut-off Results

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU at the deadline for bills to pass out of the policy committee in the original house. Includes enhanced status information for House bills.
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . Feb. 28 was the last day for a non-budget bill to pass out of the original policy committee. In other words, a House bill must pass a House committee. A Senate bill must pass a Senate committee. For more information, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
March 2, 2007

Policy Committee
Bill Outcomes

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU at the deadline for bills to pass out of the policy committee in the original house.
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version . Feb. 28 was the last day for a non-budget bill to pass out of the original policy committee. In other words, a House bill must pass a House committee. A Senate bill must pass a Senate committee. For more information, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
March 1, 2007

Policy Bill Cut-off

Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU four days before the first bill cut-off.
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February 24, 2007Day 48 of the 2007
Legislative Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU seventh week of session
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February 23, 2007Day 47 of the 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU seventh week of session
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February 20, 2007Day 44 of the 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU seventh week of session
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February 19, 2007Day 43 of the 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU fifth week of session
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February 9, 2007Day 33 of the 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU fifth week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU during the 2007 session. For more information, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
February 8, 2007Day 32 of the 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU fourth week of session
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February 2, 2007Fourth week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU fourth week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked during the 2007 session. For more information, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 30,  2007Fourth week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU second week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU, contact Laurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 26,  2007Third week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU second week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 24,  2007Third week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU second week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 22,  2007Third week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU second week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 18,  2007Second week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU second week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 17,  2007Second week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU first week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 12,  2007First week of 2007Session
Status and summary of bills tracked by WSU first week of session
Click Here for a “Printer Friendly” Version for the status and summary of legislation tracked by WSU. For more information, contactLaurel le Noble at 360-956-2025 for more information. From WSU campuses, dial 8-2025.
January 11,  2007First week of 2007Session