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2009 House Bill 2116: Concerning water pollution control
  1. Introduced by Rep. Marcie Maxwell, (Renton) (D) on February 10, 2009, revises provisions regarding funding for water pollution control by specifiying the manner of receiving and dispersing any moneys provided by the federal government for water pollution control facilities and related activities to achieve federal water pollution requirements.
    • Referred to the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee on February 10, 2009.
      • Referred to the House Capital Budget Committee on February 10, 2009.
        • Substitute offered in the House on February 19, 2009, adds grants, forgiveness of principal, and negative interest to the allowable uses of the Water Pollution Control Revolving Fund. Directs the department to develop rules and regulations regarding sewer plans, facilities, and operations, and the bill lists the criteria for which the applicants must be prioritized. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 19, 2009.
    • Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 23, 2009.
      • Amendment offered by Rep. Barbara Bailey (Oak Harbor) (R) on March 5, 2009, to correct the title. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 5, 2009.
      • Amendment offered by Rep. Hans Dunshee, (Snohomish) (D) on March 5, 2009, to require the Department of Ecology to allocate funds for competitive stormwater, sewer system, and septic systems prioritized on a worst case first basis. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 5, 2009.
      • Amendment offered by Rep. Norma Smith, (Whidbey Island) (R) on March 5, 2009, to expire the use of federal funds set out in the bill on July 1, 2014. The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on March 5, 2009.
  2. Passed 87 to 10 in the House on March 5, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Moved to reconsider in the House on March 5, 2009, vote on third reading. The motion passed by voice vote in the House on March 5, 2009.
  4. Received in the House on March 5, 2009. Passed 97 to 0 in the House on March 5, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Moved to reconsider in the House on March 5, 2009, vote on third reading. The motion passed by voice vote in the House on March 5, 2009.
  6. Received in the House on March 5, 2009. Passed 89 to 8 in the House on March 5, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Received in the Senate on March 7, 2009.
    • Referred to the Senate Environment, Water & Energy Committee on March 7, 2009.
      • Amendment offered in the Senate on March 23, 2009, to make changes to conform the bill to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 23, 2009.
    • Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 23, 2009.
      • Amendment offered by Sen. Jim Honeyford (Sunnyside) (R) on April 14, 2009, to provide that the department of ecology may award grants or provide loans to publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities that relieve a city of the burden of processing industrial wastewater under the centennial clean water grant program, the federal clean water act section 319 nonpoint-source grant program, and the water pollution control revolving fund loan program. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 14, 2009.
  8. Passed 47 to 1 in the Senate on April 14, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  9. Received in the House on April 20, 2009, House asks Senate to reconsider Senata amendments. Passed by voice vote in the House on April 20, 2009.
  10. Received in the Senate on April 22, 2009, Senate removes previos amendments and offers a striking amendment to clarify the use of funds from the clean water account. Passed 46 to 1 in the Senate on April 22, 2009.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  11. Received in the House on April 24, 2009.

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