March 11, 2022 •
Washington Legislature Adjourns Sine Die
The Washington Legislature adjourned sine die March 10 after passing a $64.1 billion state budget and a nearly $17 billion transportation package.
During the session, both houses passed Senate Bill 5196 and Senate Bill 5855.
Senate Bill 5196 allows the Legislature to call a special session through an affirmative vote of at least two-thirds of both chambers.
Senate Bill 5855 allows the use of campaign funds to reimburse a candidate for expenses incurred for childcare, care for a person with a disability, or the care for a person with a medical condition that occurred directly because of the candidate’s campaign activities.
Both bills have been sent to Gov. Jay Inslee and await his signature.
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