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Changes primary duty of Freight Mobility and Strategic Investment Board to providing strategic guidance regarding highest priority freight mobility needs. Recommends six-year investment program of highest priority freight projects and identify emerging freight mobility issues.
Changes the primary duty of the Freight Mobility and Strategic
Investment Board to providing strategic guidance to the
Governor and the Legislature regarding the highest priority freight mobility needs in the state. Requires the Freight Mobility and Strategic Investment Board to recommend a six-year investment program of the highest priority freight projects and also identify critical emerging freight
mobility issues. Requires a biennial report on these activities to the Governor and the transportation committees of the Legislature. Establishes threshold criteria for project inclusion in the six-year investment program that the project sponsor must demonstrate a plan for sufficient engagement with overburdened communities impacted by a project and a plan for evaluation of project alternatives and mitigation
measures addressing community impacts to the greatest extent possible. Increases Board membership by three members: one member representing the package delivery industry, one member representing environmental protection interests, and one member representing the interests of overburdened communities. Allows the Secretary of the Washington State Department of Transportation to be represented on the Board by a designee. Requires a study of best practices for preventing or mitigating the impacts of investments in and the operation of freight systems in
01/09/2023 First reading. Referred to House Committee on Transportation.
01/19/2023 Hearing in the House Committee on Transportation.
02/09/2023 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Transportation. Passed Committee as substituted.
02/14/2023 Referred to House Committee on Rules to review.
03/06/2023 Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
03/07/2023 First substitute bill substituted. Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading. Third reading. Passed House.
03/09/2023 First reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Committee on Transportation.
03/27/2023 Hearing in Senate Committee on Transportation.
04/04/20234 Passed Senate Committee on Transportation without recommendation. Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
04/11/2023 Placed on second reading by Senate Rules Committee.
04/12/2023 Third reading. Passed Senate.
04/14/2023 Signed by Speaker of the House.
04/17/2023 Signed by President of the Senate.
04/18/2023 Delivered to Governor.
04/25/2023 Signed by Governor.