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THIRD DAY, SECOND SPECIAL SESSION
Senate Chamber, Olympia, Wednesday, April 26, 2000
The Senate was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by President Pro Tempore Wojahn. The Secretary called the roll and announced to the President Pro Tempore that all Senators were present except Senators Bauer, Benton, Brown, Costa, Fairley, Finkbeiner, Gardner, Goings, Hargrove, Haugen, Heavey, Hochstatter, Johnson, Kline, Long, McAuliffe, McDonald, Oke, Patterson, Prentice, Roach, Rossi, Sellar, Stevens, Winsley and Zarelli. On motion of Senator West, Senator Sellar was excused.
The Sergeant at Arms Color Guard, consisting of Assistant Sergeant at Arms Juanita Hamre and Don Hurst, presented the Colors. Senator Bob Morton offered the prayer.
On motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, the reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was approved.
REPORT OF STANDING COMMITTEE
April 26, 2000
SB 6872 Prime Sponsor, Senator Fraser: Expediting the processing of pending applications relating to existing water rights. Reported by Committee on Environmental Quality and Water Resources
MAJORITY Recommendation: That Substitute Senate Bill No. 6872 be substitute therefor, and the substitute bill do pass. Signed by Senators Fraser, Chair; Eide, Vice Chair; Jacobsen, McAuliffe and Swecker.
MINORITY Recommendation: Do not pass. Signed by Senators Honeyford and Morton.
On motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, Senate Bill No. 6872 was held at the desk.
INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING
SB 6875 by Senators Prentice, Winsley, Fairley, Rasmussen, Kohl-Welles, Gardner, Snyder, Heavey, Hargrove, McAuliffe, Eide, Shin, Thibaudeau, Goings, Franklin, Costa, Spanel and Jacobsen
AN ACT Relating to required gratuities; and adding a new section to chapter 19.86 RCW.
Referred to Committee on Commerce, Trade, Housing and Financial Institutions.
At 10:06 a.m., on motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, the Senate adjourned until 9:00 a.m., Thursday, April 27, 2000.
BRAD OWEN, President of the Senate
TONY M. COOK, Secretary of the Senate