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2020 House Bill 2965: Concerning the state's response to the novel coronavirus
Introduced by Rep. Eileen Cody (West Seattle) (D) on March 2, 2020
  Official Text and Analysis.
Amendment offered by Rep. Eileen Cody (West Seattle) (D) on March 3, 2020
Increases the appropriation from the Budget Stabilization Account to the Disaster Response Account from $50 million to $100 million. Increases the appropriation from the Disaster Response Account to the Office of Financial Management from $50 million to $100 million.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 3, 2020
Amendment offered by Rep. Debra Lekanoff (Whatcom County) (D) on March 3, 2020
Permits OFM to distribute to federally recognized tribes funding that is provided for response to the novel coronavirus.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 3, 2020
Amendment offered by Rep. Drew Stokesbary (Auburn) (R) on March 3, 2020
The appropriation from the Budget Stabilization Account (BSA) does not alter the requirement to balance in the ensuing fiscal biennium under the four-year balanced budget requirement.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 3, 2020
Received in the Senate on March 4, 2020
Amendment offered by Sen. Andy Billig (Spokane) (D) on March 4, 2020
$25 million general fund-federal is appropriated to OFM for coronavirus. Adds federally recognized tribes to the non-supplant and federal reimbursement requirements.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2020
Amendment offered by Sen. John Braun (Centralia) (R) on March 4, 2020
(1) Limits the determination of nursing facility payments to the current coronavirus declared emergency and expires this language June 30, 2021. (2) Provides that until June 30, 2021, an individual under quarantine or isolation during the novel coronavirus outbreak does not need to meet the requirement that an individual be able and available to work in order to be eligible to receive unemployment insurance benefits.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on March 4, 2020
Received in the Senate on March 12, 2020
Received in the House on March 12, 2020
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on March 17, 2020

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