WHEREAS, a comprehensive transportation funding package is critical to the future of our state's economy and business climate, and no such package was approved by the legislature;
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 third special session in the Capitol at Olympia at twelve o'clock noon on July 16, 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 22nd day of June, A.D., two thousand one.|
Governor of Washington
BY THE GOVERNOR:
Secretary of State