Morning Update: Session Day 8

Staff reportsJanuary 20, 2014 

Welcome to week two of the 60-day legislative session.

In the Senate on Monday, the Commerce and Labor Committee will hear Senate Bill 6065. The legislation, introduced by Sen. Curtis King, R-Yakima, would prohibit those under the age of 18 from using ultraviolet tanning beds. The hearing is at 1:30 p.m.

At another hearing at the same time, the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee considers Senate Bill 6103. Introduced by Sen. Rosemary McAuliffe, D-Bothell, it would prohibit misrepresentation of the geographic location of a floral business. Both public hearings will be in Hearing Room 4 of the John A. Cherberg Building at 1:30 p.m.

The House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee will hold a public hearing for House Bill 2280. The legislation would allow the state lottery to give away a certain number of scratch tickets for free. The bill, by Rep. Cary Condotta, R-East Wenatchee, will be heard at 1:30 p.m.

Behavioral health workers from across Washington will be at the Capitol Monday to discuss issues facing their industry.

The 5th annual Muslim Lobby Day is Monday. Gov. Jay Inslee will speak to the more than 500 participants at 10 a.m. at The Olympia Center before they meet with lawmakers.

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