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Last major cutoff today, Legislature ends last full week of 2020 session

March 06, 2020 by SBCTC Communications

Members of the House and Senate spent the week on the floor, debating and voting on bills ahead of today's 5 p.m. chamber cutoff deadline. Bills, unless necessary to implement the budget, must be passed out of the opposing chamber in order to stay alive for the session.

Bill status update

The following bills, which are being monitored by the college system, passed the Legislature this week. They now head to Gov. Jay Inslee's desk for signature.

Trustee confirmed by Senate

The following trustee was confirmed by the Senate this week. This list is as of noon Friday:

Coming up next week

Conference committees will work between now and Thursday's scheduled end of the regular session to find common ground on bills that passed the opposing chamber with amendments. Next week will also see concurrence votes, as each chamber must pass the same version of a bill before it goes to the governor's desk for signature.

Also expected are final votes on the supplemental operating and capital budgets.

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