WHEREAS, state operating, transportation and capital budgets, including bonds and measures necessary to implement them, were not passed; and
WHEREAS, substantial work remains to be done with respect to transportation, including reforms and efficiencies, regional governance, projects and investments, the Tacoma Narrows Bridge, revenue, and bonds; and
WHEREAS, work also remains to be done to pass legislation affecting the primary election system, accountability for student achievement, school safety - including anti-bullying policy, splitting the Department of Community, Trade and Economic Development, shorelines rule implementation, the siting of certain sexual predators at McNeil Island, post-retirement employment, medical coverage for the disabled who work, and welfare simplification;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Gary Locke, Governor of the State of Washington, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Article II, Section 12 (Amendment 68) and Article III, Section 7 of the Washington State Constitution, do hereby convene the Washington State Legislature in a second special session in the Capitol at Olympia at twelve o'clock noon on June 4, 2001 for a period of not more than two weeks for the purpose of enacting legislation as described above.
|IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Seal of the State of Washington to be affixed at Olympia this 24th day of May, A.D., two thousand one.|
Governor of Washington
BY THE GOVERNOR:
Secretary of State