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2009 Session Laws
Successful bills impacting Washington State University that passed the 2009 Washington Legislature and were signed into law by the governor.

This 38-bill list includes only legislation that has or will become law.  It includes actions by the governor to date,  university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of the new laws, vetoes, and links to bill documents and bill analysis by legislative staff. Blue type indicates effective dates and law chapters. Purple type indicates WSU fiscal impacts. Green type indicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. NEW!Click here for a printer-friendly pdf version in 12-point type.

 
June 10, 2009
2009 Successful Bills 
2009 Session Final
Final action, including governor’s vetoes and signings, on bills impacting Washington State University following the 2009 regular legislative session

This 69-bill list includes both successful and failed priority legislation.  This list includes final actions by the governor, university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of the new laws, veto language, and links to bill documents and bill analysis by legislative staff. Blue type indicates effective dates. Purple type indicates WSU fiscal impacts. Red typeindicates unsuccessful bills, Green typeindicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. Click here for a printer-friendly pdf file.

 
June 17, 2009
FINAL 2009 List
Successful & Failed Bills 
2009 Session Aftermath
Post-session action on bills impacting Washington State University following the 2009 regular legislative session

This 65-bill list includes both successful and failed priority legislation.  This list includes final actions by the governor, university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of the new laws, veto language, and links to bill documents and bill analysis by legislative staff. Blue type indicates effective dates. Purple type indicates WSU fiscal impacts. Red typeindicates unsuccessful bills, Green typeindicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. This web page is printer-friendly(turn background printing “on” ).

 
May 20, 2009
2009 List
Successful & Failed Bills 
2009 Session Laws
Successful bills impacting Washington State University that passed the 2009 Washington Legislature.

NEW! This 38-bill list includes approved legislation only. The Governor is to consider bills passed by the 2009 regular session of the Legislature through today. It includes actions by the governor to date,  university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of the new laws, vetoes, and links to bill documents and bill analysis by legislative staff. Blue type indicates effective dates and law chapters. Purple type indicates WSU fiscal impacts. Green type indicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. This web page is printer-friendly (turn browser background printing “on” ).

 
May 20, 2009
2009 Successful Bills 
2009 Session
Gubernatorial action on bills impacting Washington State University following the 2009 regular legislative session

The Governor is now taking up consideration of bills passed by the 2009 Legislature. This is a list of about 65 bills that could impact Washington State University. It includes actions by the governor to date,  university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of the new laws, vetoes, and links to bill documents and bill analysis by legislative staff. Blue type indicates effective dates.Purple type indicates WSU fiscal impacts.Red type indicates unsuccessful bills, Greentype indicates bills that successfully passedthe Legislature. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
May 5, 2009
2009 Short List
Governor’s Actions 
2009 Session
Final action on bills impacting Washington State University in the 2009 Legislature

This is a list of about 60 bills that could impact Washington State University that were being tracked on the final day of the 2009 Legislative session. It includes actions by the governor to date, summaries of WSU fiscal impacts on key bills, university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of successful bills, and links to bill documents including bill analysis by legislative staff. At this point in the process, bills must be agreed by the Legislature and are submitted to the Governor for final approval. Red type indicates unsuccessful bills, Green type indicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
April 27, 2009
2009 Short List
Sine Die 
2009 Session
Final Day action on bills impacting Washington State University in the 2009 Legislature

This is a list of about 60 bills that could impact Washington State University that were being tracked on the final day of the 2009 Legislative session. It includes actions by the governor to date, summaries of WSU fiscal impacts on key bills, university positions, brief assessments, effective dates of successful bills, and links to bill documents including bill analysis by legislative staff. At this point in the process, bills must be agreed by the Legislature and are submitted to the Governor for final approval. Red type indicates unsuccessful bills, Green type indicates bills that successfully passed the Legislature. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
April 26, 2009
2009 Short List
Final Day
2009 Session
Bills in dispute in the final week of the scheduled 105-day legislative session.

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the latter days of the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal impacts on key bills, recommended university positions, brief assessments of how they are progressing through the legislative process, and links to bill documents. At this point in the process, bills that differ between the two houses are negotiated by the Legislature before final passage. Budget bills and legislation to implement the budget are  considered up to the April 26 adjournment. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
April 21, 2009
2009 Short List
Bills in Dispute 
2009 Session
Condensed Bill Status in the final 10 days of the scheduled 105-day legislative session.

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the latter days of the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal impacts on key bills, recommended university positions, brief assessments of how they are progressing through the legislative process, and links to bill documents. At this point in the process, bills must pass each house in some form by April 17. Budget bills are exempt from the deadline and could be considered up to the April 26 adjournment. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
April 15, 2009
2009 Short List
Bills passed by one house are considered on the floors of the opposite house. 
2009 Session
Condensed Bill Status on the 89th Day of a 105-day legislative session.

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal notes on key bills, recommended university positions, and brief assessments of how they are progressing through the legislative process. At this point in the process, most bills cleared a deadline to pass out of the fiscal committees in the opposite house by April 6. Bills must pass the opposite house in some form by April 17. Budget bills are exempt from the deadline and could be considered up to the April 26 adjournment. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
April 10, 2009
2009 Short List
after bills are considered by fiscal committees in the opposite house committees.
2009 Session
Condensed Bill Status on the 72nd Day of a 105-day legislative session..

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal notes on key bills, recommended university positions, and brief assessments of how they are progressing through the legislative process. At this point in the process, most bills now face a deadline to pass out of committees in the opposite house by March 30. Budget bills are exempt from the deadline and could be considered up to the April 26 adjournment.This web page is printer-friendly.

 
March 24, 2009
2009 Short List
as bills are considered by the opposite house committees.
2009 Session
Condensed Bill Status following deadline for most legislation to pass off the floor of  the original house.

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal notes on key bills, recommended university positions, and brief assessments of how they are progressing through the legislative process. At this point in the process, most House bills must pass the House and most Senate bills must pass the Senate. Budget bills are exempt from the deadline. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
March 24, 2009
2009 Short List
following House of Origin Deadline
2009 Session
Condensed Bill Status following deadline for most legislation to pass off the floor of in the original house.

This is a SHORT LIST of bills that could impact Washington State University that are being tracked in the 2009 Legislative session. It includes summaries of WSU fiscal notes on key bills. This web page is printer-friendly.

 
March 9, 2009
2009 Short List
following Fiscal Cutoff in Original House
2009 Session
Full list of bills tracked by Washington State University since the beginning of the 2009 Legislative session in January.

This is the LONG LIST of bills potentially impacting Washington State University that have been tracked since the beginning of the 2009 Legislative session. The status of bills has been updated through March 18. Click here for a printer-friendly pdf file.

 
January 12, 2009
2009 Long List
of Bills Introduced
2008 Session
Bills tracked by Washington State Universityfollowing adjournment of the Washington Legislature.

The governor is now considering legislation passed during the 2008 session. This bill status includes the governor’s bill actions.This web page is printer-friendly.

March 25, 2008

Bills following adjournment.