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Legislative Affairs is the coordinating point for WSDA's interaction with the Legislature. This office oversees the development of all agency-request legislation (information below), budget proposals and reports provided to the Legislature.
"New" 2013 WSDA Agricultural Fast Facts [370 KB PDF]
New! 2013-2015 Biennium Budget for WSDA and for bill signing information, visit Governor Inslee's page [external link] and under "Key Links" select "Find Governor's Bill Action" [external link] or here's a complete list of 2013 bills [external link] that passed during regular session.
Governor Inslee has convened the Legislature in a Special Session beginning Monday, May 13, 2013 to tackle work that remains to be done on the 2013-2015 biennial budgets and any critical policy bills. Here are some special session FAQs regarding the operation of a special session.
2013 Session Legislative Summary, May 1, 2013 [PDF 121 KB] New!2011 Session Legislative Summary, June 13, 2011 [PDF 276 KB]
2010 Session Legislative Summary, April 23, 2010 [PDF 112 KB]
2009 Session Legislative Summary, July 1, 2009 [PDF 47 KB]
A legislative proposal must be approved by the Governor to be offered as agency-request legislation. Typically, WSDA and other agencies submit proposals to the Governor's Office in early fall and are notified of approved proposals by the end of November.
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