Bills regarding public safety, small businesses and education were among several sponsored by Sen. Nick Harper, D-Everett, that survived Friday's policy cutoff in the Senate.
Harper sponsored the following bills which have cleared committee:
SB 5650 – Supports the more than 40 craft distillers in the state by allowing them to sell their products at farmer’s markets.
SB 6449 – Would establish universal voluntary early learning for 3- and 4-year olds in the state with concurrent programs focused on the ages of birth to 3-year olds. (The companion House bill, HB 2448, passed committee).
SB 6489 – Allows DOL to issue ignition interlock licenses to people who have never had a Washington state driver’s license but qualify for the DUI protection devices.
For a full list of Harper’s bills, click here.
In order to continue on in the legislative process a bill must be voted out of its committee by the end of the day Friday.