SIXTY FIFTH LEGISLATURE - THIRD SPECIAL SESSION

 

 

FIRST DAY

 

 

House Chamber, Olympia, Wednesday, June 21, 2017

 


The House was called to order at 12:50 a.m. by the Speaker (Representative Robinson presiding).

 

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

 

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR

 

PROCLAMATION 17-10

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with Article Il, Section 12 (Amendment 68) of the Washington State Constitution, the Legislature adjourned its 2017 regular session on April 23, 2017, the 105 th day of the session; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature reconvened on April 24, 2017, to continue work on the 20172019 biennial operating budget, and critical policy and related bills; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature failed to approve the 2017-19 biennial operating budget and bills necessary to implement the budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature reconvened on May 23, 2017, to continue work on the 20172019 biennial operating budget and related bills; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature has again failed to approve the 2017-19 biennial operating budget and bills necessary to implement the budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the State enters into a new fiscal biennium on July l , 2017; and

 

WHEREAS, State law requires the adoption of a budget providing appropriations fr the operation of state government prior to the beginning of the fiscal biennium; and

 

WHEREAS, work remains to be done with respect to the 2017-2019 biennial operating budget and bills necessary to implement the budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the Speaker of the House, House Minority Leader, Senate Republican Leader, and Senate Democratic Leader, working together with the Governor may agree upon additional matters that are necessary for the Legislature to address;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, l, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Article Il, Section 12 (Amendment 68) and Article Ill, Section 7 of the Washington State Constitution, do hereby convene the Washington State Legislature in Special Session in the Capitol at Olympia on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, at 12:30 p.m. for the purpose of enacting legislation as described above.

 

Signed and sealed with the official seal of the state of Washington this 21st day of June, A.D. Two-thousand and Seventeen at Olympia, Washington.

By: Jay Inslee, Governor

 

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE

 

June 21, 2017

MR. SPEAKER:

 

The Senate has adopted:

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8406,

 

and the same is herewith transmitted.

 

Hunter G. Goodman, Secretary

 

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

 

INTRODUCTION & FIRST READING

 

There being no objection, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8406 was read the first time, and under suspension of the rules was placed on the third reading calendar.

 

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

 

THIRD READING

 

SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8406, by Senators Schoesler and Nelson

 

Specifying the status of bills, memorials, and resolutions for the 2017 regular, first, second, and third special sessions of the Sixty-fifth Legislature.

 

The concurrent resolution was read the third time.

 

There being no objection, SENATE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 8406was adopted.

 

There being no objection, the House adjourned until 9:55 a.m., June 23, 2017, the 3rd Day of the 3rd Special Session.

 

FRANK CHOPP, Speaker

BERNARD DEAN, Chief Clerk

 

 

 

 



8406

Messages......................................................................... 1

Second Reading............................................................... 1

Third Reading Adopted................................................... 1

Other Action.................................................................... 1