WA SB5059 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-1)
Status: Passed on April 25 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-04-25 - Effective date 7/24/2015.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Creating the patent troll prevention act.

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Creating the patent troll prevention act.


Roll Calls

2015-04-13 - House - House vote on Final Passage (Y: 94 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2015-02-24 - Senate - Senate vote on 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 41 N: 6 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2015-04-25SenateEffective date 7/24/2015.
2015-04-25SenateChapter 108, 2015 Laws.
2015-04-25SenateGovernor signed.
2015-04-20SenateDelivered to Governor.
2015-04-16HouseSpeaker signed.
2015-04-14SenatePresident signed.
2015-04-13HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 94; nays, 3; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2015-04-13HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2015-04-09HousePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2015-03-31HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2015-03-26HouseMinority; do not pass.
2015-03-26HouseJUDI - Majority; do pass.
2015-03-26HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.
2015-03-17HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 10:00 AM.
2015-02-25HouseFirst reading, referred to Judiciary
2015-02-24SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 41; nays, 6; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2015-02-24SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2015-02-24Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2015-02-10SenatePlaced on second reading consent calendar.
2015-02-06SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2015-02-05SenateLAW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2015-02-05SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM.
2015-01-20SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 8:00 AM.
2015-01-12SenateFirst reading, referred to Law & Justice.
2015-01-09SenatePrefiled for introduction.

Same As/Similar To

HB1092 (Crossfiled) 2016-03-10 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

Washington State Sources

Bill Comments 750