Daily Legislative Report for Tue., Feb. 23, 2021 - VIDEO
House floor action on greenhouse gas emissions, defining homelessness and banning private prisons
House action today on greenhouse gas emissions, defining homelessness and banning the use of private prisons
Troy Kirby for The JOLT
By Troy Kirby
The Journal of Olympia, Lacey & Tumwater Presents The Daily Legislative Report, covering The 2021 Washington State Legislature for Tue., Feb. 23, 2021.
The House debated Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1050, which focuses on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from fluorinated gases. The bill passed the house 56-40, moving onto the Senate for consideration.
The House debated SHB 1221, standardizing homeless definitions. The bill passed the house 51-36, moving onto the Senate for consideration.
The House debated EHB 1090, which bans the government use of private prisons or detention facilities. The bill passed the House 76-21, moving onto the Senate for consideration.
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