Introduced by Sen. Adam Kline (Seattle) (D) on January 20, 2005 To declare that King county is named in honor of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee on January 20, 2005
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 18, 2005
Amendment offered by Sen. Luke Esser (R) on March 8, 2005 To clarify that King County is named after former Vice President William Rufus Devane King, in addition to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Amendment offered by Sen. Joyce Mulliken (Mukilteo) (R) on March 8, 2005 To insert into the bill the statement that "King County is named King State," and that "King State has all the rights and priviliges of statehood".
Amendment offered by Sen. Val Stevens, (R-Arlington) (R) on March 8, 2005 To rename King County for Martin Luther King, Jr.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 8, 2005