Introduced by Rep. Cindy Ryu, (Shoreline) (D) on February 9, 2011, requires the Department of Commerce to develop protocols for associate development organizations and Department staff for the development recruitment and retention of business. This act requires the Department to work collaboratively with organizations and counties to carry out state-identified economic development priorities. This act creates reporting requirements for development organizations in King County.
Referred to the House Community Development & Housing Committee on February 9, 2011.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 17, 2011.
Passed 98 to 0 in the House on March 1, 2011, to require the Department of Commerce to develop business recruitment and retention protocols that department staff and associate development organizations (ADOs) will carry out. Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"
Received in the Senate on March 3, 2011.
Referred to the Senate Economic Developement, Trade & Innovation Committee on March 3, 2011.
Amendment offered in the Senate on March 18, 2011, to require the department to train ADOs in export assistance and ADOs are to provide or facilitate export assistance through workshops or one-on-one assistance. The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 18, 2011.
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 18, 2011.