Governor Gregoire signs multitude of bills - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Governor Gregoire signs multitude of bills

Gov. Gregoire signs multiple bills

OLYMPIA - Gov. Chris Gregoire Wednesday signed the following bills into law:

  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5012, relating to abducted or missing persons.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5030, relating to militia records, property, command, and administration.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5035, relating to improving veterans' access to services.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5043, relating to creating a higher education coordination board work group to develop a single, coordinated student access portal.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5055, relating to protecting the interests of customers of public service companies in proceedings before the Washington utilities and transportation commission.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5131, relating to crisis referral services for criminal justice and correctional personnel.
  • Engrossed Senate Bill No. 5135, relating to increasing the number of district court judges in King County.
  • Senate Bill No. 5156, relating to certification actions of Washington peace officers.
  • Senate Bill No. 5184, relating to evaluating the need for a digital forensic crime lab.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5190, relating to technical corrections to ensure accurate sentences for offenders.
  • Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill No. 5228, relating to calculating construction projects by county.
  • Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill No. 5238, relating to mailing information to certain members of the state retirement systems.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5261, relating to creating an electronic statewide unified sex offender notification and registration program.
  • Substitute Senate Bill No. 5290, relating to requests made by a party concerning gas or electrical company discounts for low-income senior customers and low- income customers.
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