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.

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  4. Update:

    Effective Contingent on Amending the Constitution.

    “The act is effective if a constitutional amendment, HCR 4224, is ratified by the voters at the next general election. If HCR 4224 is not ratified, the act is void in its entirety.”

    Click to access 3162%20HBA%20FII%2010.pdf

    Larry

  5. Thanks for the update, Larry!

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