Legislative Session Week 7 - CWHBA Needs Your Help!
The 2022 Legislative Session began, January 10th, and the housing industry is facing some legislation that we need your help to weigh in on! (see below) Please sign in with our recommendation at least one hour before the listed hearing date and time. The next Legislative Update will be given at the Legislative Policy Committee Meeting at BIAW’s State Board Meeting.
Monday, February 21
Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education
E2SHB 1162 – Creating new graduation credit and
Tuesday, February 22
House Local Government
SSB 5964 – Concerning consolidated local permit review
ESSB 5593 – Concerning urban growth area boundaries.
Senate, Environment, Enery, & Technology
ESHB 1694 – Concerning logistical processes for the regulation of priority chemicals in consumer products.
Senate Ways & Means
SB 5967 – Imposing a state climate resiliency and mitigation surcharge on large financial institutions financing the global fossil fuel industry while recognizing the financial institution industry’s efforts to address climate change.
Wednesday, February 23
Senate Labor, Commerce & Tribal Affairs
EHB 1837 – Restoring the state’s ability to address work-related musculoskeletal injuries.
Thursday, February 24
House Environment & Energy
10:00 AM – House Environment & Energy
SSB 5818 – Promoting housing construction in cities through amendments to and limiting appeals under the state environmental policy act and growth management act.