SIXTY SECOND LEGISLATURE - REGULAR SESSION

 

 

FORTY SEVENTH DAY

 

 

House Chamber, Olympia, Friday, February 24, 2012

 


The House was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by the Speaker (Representative Moeller presiding).† The Clerk called the roll and a quorum was present.

 

The flags were escorted to the rostrum by a Sergeant at Arms Color Guard, Pages Aran Kirschenmann and Daniel Dzilenski.† The Speaker (Representative Moeller presiding) led the Chamber in the Pledge of Allegiance.† The prayer was offered by Pastor Daren Overstreet, Seattle Church of Christ, Washington.

 

Reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was ordered to stand approved.

 

RESOLUTION

 

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4678, by Representatives McCoy, Sells, and Carlyle

††††† WHEREAS, The one-hundredth anniversary of the birth of one of Washington's most revered and favorite sons, Henry Martin Jackson, on May 31, 2012, will be celebrated by friends and well-wishers in Everett and other Snohomish County communities, and in other towns and neighborhoods throughout his beloved state of Washington; and

††††† WHEREAS, The centennial of the birth of this great patriot and public servant, United States Senator Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson, should be honored by true friends of human rights and democracy nationwide and all across the globe; and

††††† WHEREAS, Congressman and later Senator Scoop Jackson, in more than four decades of unswerving public service, until taken from family and country by his untimely death on September 1, 1983, established a steady and respected grasp of subjects ranging from public lands and other environmental issues, to hydroelectric power and other energy concerns, to national security and other public safety matters; and

††††† WHEREAS, Scoop Jackson, born in the Everett home of his Norwegian immigrant parents, Peter and Marine Jackson, was elected Snohomish County prosecuting attorney in 1938, at the age of twenty-six, just two years after he graduated from the University of Washington School of Law; and

††††† WHEREAS, Earning a strong reputation as a dedicated foe and prosecutor of illegal gambling and bootlegging, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives, for the Evergreen State's Second District, in 1940; and

††††† WHEREAS, Scoop Jackson was reelected five times to his congressional seat, won election to the United States Senate in 1952, and was reelected five times to his Senate seat; and

††††† WHEREAS, An "environmentalist" many years before the word became part of the American lexicon, Scoop Jackson wrote the groundbreaking National Environmental Policy Act, and championed legislation preserving such enormous and unspoiled Washington treasures as North Cascades National Park and the Alpine Lakes Wilderness; and

††††† WHEREAS, Scoop Jackson sponsored the Endangered American Wilderness Act, the Redwood National Park Act, the Federal Land Policy and Management Act, the Federal Lands for Parks and Recreation Act, the Youth Conservation Corps Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the National Trail System Act, the National Historic Preservation Act, the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act, and the National Wilderness Act; and

††††† WHEREAS, He also sponsored legislation establishing the Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, which was later named in his honor, to work toward medical and other scientific programs and advancement that help members of the armed forces and civilians alike; and

††††† WHEREAS, Henry M. and Helen Jackson raised two children, Anna Marie Jackson Laurence and Peter Jackson;

††††† NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the State of Washington join in celebrating the centennial of the birth of Senator Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson; and

††††† BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to the faithful citizens working diligently on the Scoop Centennial Committee, to Henry M. Jackson High School in Mill Creek, and to the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle.

 

††††† The Speaker (Representative Moeller presiding) stated the question before the House to be adoption of House Resolution No. 4678

 

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4678 was adopted

 

SPEAKERíS PRIVILEGE

 

The Speaker (Representative Moeller presiding) introduced Senator Jackson's daughter, Anna Marie Laurence; granddaughter Julia Laurence; son Peter Jackson; and family friends Larry O'Donnell; and Publisher Emeritus of the Everett Herald Larry Hanson; to the Chamber and asked the members to acknowledge them.

 

INTRODUCTIONS AND FIRST READING

 

HB 2798† by Representatives Hudgins and Pedersen

 

AN ACT Relating to judicial stabilization trust account surcharges; and amending RCW 3.62.060, 12.40.020, 36.18.018, and 36.18.020.

 

Referred to Committee on Ways & Means.

 

There being no objection, the bill listed on the dayís introduction sheet under the fourth order of business was referred to the committees so designated.

 

There being no objection, the House advanced to the eleventh order of business.

 

There being no objection, the House adjourned until 1:30 p.m., February 27, 2012, the 50th Day of the Regular Session.

 

FRANK CHOPP, Speaker

BARBARA BAKER, Chief Clerk

 

 

 




2798

Introduction & 1st Reading.................................................................. 1

4678

Introduced............................................................................................ 1

Adopted................................................................................................ 1

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE (Representative Moeller presiding)

Speakerís Privilege............................................................................... 1