Straight from Olympia – Weekly Session Report 1/10/2020

Jan 10, 2020  -  Business

Upcoming Events

Housing, Community Development & Veterans (House) - HHR E, JLOB - 1/14 @ 10 am

2SHB 1938 - Public Hearing - Creating a local infrastructure investment program to support the development of affordable housing, workforce housing, and revitalization efforts (If measure is referred to committee.) (Support/High)

Labor & Commerce (Senate) - SHR 1, - 1/16 @ 8 am

SB 5473 - Public Hearing - Making unemployment benefits accessible to persons with family responsibilities and other availability issues and making clarifying changes. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.) (Oppose/Medium)

Environment, Energy & Technology (Senate) - SHR 1, -1/16 @ 10 am

SB 5412 - Public Hearing - Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation fuels. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.) (Oppose/High)

Housing, Community Development & Veterans (House) - HHR E, JLOB - 1/17 @ 10 am

2SHB 1938 - Exec Session - Creating a local infrastructure investment program to support the development of affordable housing, workforce housing, and revitalization efforts. (If measure is referred to committee.) (Support/High)

Bill Details           Status                                           Sponsor         Priority           Position

2SHB 1938         Local infra. Investment prg           Steele             High              Support
                           Creating a local infrastructure investment program to support the development of
                           affordable housing, workforce housing and revitalization efforts.

SB 5412             Greenhouse gas/transp. fuels       Salad?a          High              Oppose
(E2SHB 1110)    Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation fuels

                           Supports the deployment of clean transportation fuel technologies through a carefully
                           designed program that reduces the carbon intensity of fuel used in the state, in order
                           to: (1) Reduce levels of conventional air pollutants from diesel and gasoline that are
                           harmful to public health; (2) Reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with
                           transportation fuels, which are the state's largest source of greenhouse gas emissions;
                           and (3) Create jobs and spur economic development based on innovative clean fuel
                           technologies. Requires the joint legislative audit and review committee to: (1) Analyze,
                           by December 1, 2027, the impacts of the initial five years of clean fuels program
                           implementation; and (2) Submit a report to the legislature that summarizes the analysis.

SB 5473             Unempl benefits/family resp          Salad?a         Medium           Oppose
(HB 1445)          Making unemployment benefits accessible to persons with family responsibilities and
                           other availability issues and making clarifying changes.

                           Revises the employment security act to: (1) Provide unemployment benefits to people with
                           family responsibilities and other availability issues; and (2) Requires the commissioner of
                           the employment security department to adopt rules to ensure claimants remain attached
                           to the labor force by seekig work in a substantial field of employment and are available
                           for scheduling that is reasonably available in the claimant's local labor market and
                           occupation.


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