As deadline looms, the House and Senate are busy hearing and voting on bills, including two supported by the NWCUA.
As NWCUA-sponsored bill receives ‘do pass’ recommendation, House Democrats expected to release operating budget.
Companion bills addressing credit union corporate governance and investments continue to move forward.
Credit union bills await floor votes as legislative session nears its halfway point.
Both NWCUA-sponsored bills to amend the Washington Credit Union Act are up for hearings this week.
Companion bills in the Washington State Legislature sponsored by the NWCUA have each been scheduled for committee hearings on March 14 after both passed out of their house of origin by unanimous votes in advance of tomorrow’s deadline.
Two bills sponsored by the NWCUA to improve the Washington Credit Union Act passed out of their respective committees last week in the State Legislature, clearing an early hurdle in the path to passage.
This Washington Legislative Update explains the unexpected controversy in the Washington State Legislature, as Senate Republicans passed their version of the budget at 12:45 a.m. rather than signing the supplemental budget passed by the House.
This Washington Legislative Week in Review updates the progress of the Public Funds Bill and details the bills that died after missing last week’s House of Origin Cutoff.
SB 5913, known as the Public Funds Bill, passed the Senate last Thursday by vote of 43-2. With less than a month remaining in the current session, several other bills relevant to the credit union movement are expected to see action soon.
HB 1327, known as the Public Funds Bill, passed the Washington State House on Jan. 30, and floor action is expected in the Senate this week. A number of other pieces of legislation affecting credit unions saw action last week as well.