Tuesday marks day 30, the halfway point of the 2022 legislative session. The action picks up in week 5 with fiscal committee cutoff at the end of the day today, followed by floor action Tuesday through Saturday ahead of house of origin cutoff on Tuesday, February 15.
SDC MEDIA AVAILABILITY
Monday, February 7
Leadership from the Senate Democratic Caucus will hold its weekly media availability Monday morning. Watch on TVW.
Tuesday, February 8
The Law & Justice Committee will hear public testimony on bills recently passed by the House aimed at strengthening and clarifying Washington’s police accountability laws. House Bill 1719, concerning the use and acquisition of military equipment by law enforcement agencies, and HB 1735, which modifies the use of force standard, will be among the bills considered. HB 1719 received unanimous support, while HB 1735 passed 90-5. Watch on TVW.
TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT PACKAGE
Tuesday, February 8
Senate Transportation Chair Marko Liias, Vice Chair Rebecca Saldaña and Sen. Emily Randall will be joined by House Transportation leaders to announce details of a transportation investment package and the benefits those investments will have on job creation, the environment and transportation projects throughout our state. Watch on TVW.
Tuesday, February 8, to Saturday, February 12
Morning to evening each day
The Senate will be on the floor beginning Tuesday, February 8, at 11 am, and work throughout the day and into next week, passing legislation ahead of house of origin cutoff on Tuesday, February 15, at 5 pm. You can follow all the action on TVW by clicking the links below:
Tuesday, Feb. 8: 11 am — 1:30 pm — 5 pm
Wednesday, Feb. 9: 10 am — 1:30 pm — 5 pm
Thursday, Feb. 10: 10 am — 1:30 pm — 5 pm
Friday, Feb. 11: 10 am — 1:30 pm — 5 pm
Saturday, Feb. 12: 9 am — 1:30 pm — 5 pm
Thursday, February 10
The Transportation Committee will take public testimony Thursday morning on the newly introduced transportation investment package. Washingtonians from all over the state will have the chance to weigh in on this transformative package that will mean more jobs, a cleaner environment and new projects across the state. Please check TVW for an updated listing.