HB 3162 Bill, Authorizing the Creation of a State Bank, Introduced to the Washington State Legislature

On February 1, 2010, bill HB 3162, which authorizes the creation of a state bank, was introduced to the Washington State legislature.

Sponsors: Representatives Hasegawa, Hudgins, Chase, Simpson, Dickerson, Goodman

A public hearing has been scheduled next Tuesday, March 2, 2010, for HB 3162. There has been so much interest in this idea that Chair Kirby of the FI & I committee has scheduled a special work session on the bill.

Details for Public Hearing:
Financial Institutions & Insurance Committee – Tuesday, 03/02/10 8:00 am
House Hearing Room D
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Read about the bill here, the text of the original bill here, the “bill digest” here, and the “bill analysis” here.