WA SB6002 | 2017-2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 21-0)
Status: Passed on March 19 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-03-19 - Effective date 6/7/2018.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2018.

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Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2018.


Roll Calls

2018-03-05 - Senate - Senate Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 29 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-02-27 - House - House Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 52 N: 46 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2018-01-19 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 29 N: 19 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-03-19SenateEffective date 6/7/2018.
2018-03-19SenateChapter 113, 2018 Laws.
2018-03-19SenateGovernor signed.
2018-03-09SenateDelivered to Governor.
2018-03-08HouseSpeaker signed.
2018-03-08SenatePresident signed.
2018-03-05SenatePassed final passage; yeas, 29; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2018-03-05SenateSenate concurred in House amendments.
2018-02-27HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 52; nays, 46; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2018-02-27HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2018-02-27HouseCommittee amendment
2018-02-27HouseFloor amendment
2018-02-27HouseAmendment ruled beyond the scope and object of the bill.
2018-02-21HouseRules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
2018-02-20HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2018-02-15HouseMinority; do not pass.
2018-02-15HouseSEIT - Majority; do pass with amendment
2018-02-15HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on State Government, Elections & Information Technology at 10:00 AM.
2018-01-26HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on State Government, Elections & Information Technology at 8:00 AM.
2018-01-22HouseFirst reading, referred to State Government, Elections & Information Technology
2018-01-19SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 29; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2018-01-18SenateThird reading.
2018-01-17SenateHeld on second reading.
2018-01-17SenateFloor amendment
2018-01-17Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2018-01-17SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2018-01-15SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2018-01-12SenateMinority; without recommendation.
2018-01-12SenateSGTE - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2018-01-12SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 8:00 AM.
2018-01-10SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections at 8:00 AM.
2018-01-08SenateFirst reading, referred to State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections.
2017-12-06SenatePrefiled for introduction.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/6002.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/6002-S.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/6002-S.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Senate Passed Legislature/6002-S.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2017-18/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/Senate/6002-S.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttp://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?billNumber=6002&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=01-19-2018
Roll Callhttp://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?billNumber=6002&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=02-27-2018
Roll Callhttp://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?billNumber=6002&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=03-05-2018

Bill Comments