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Concerning government continuity during emergency periods (Goodman, MacEwen, Muri)

AN ACT Relating to governmental continuity during emergency periods; amending RCW 38.52.010, 38.52.030, 42.14.010, 42.14.020, 42.14.030, 42.14.035, 42.14.040, 42.14.050, and 42.14.075; creating a new section; and providing a contingent effective date.

Same bill as SB 6011, but not currently its companion bill.

SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
(1)Expands the Continuity of Government Act to provide continuity of government procedures for catastrophic incidents, rather than only enemy attacks. (2) Requires the Washington Military Department to develop and manage an education program for state and local government officials regarding catastrophic incidents and continuity of government planning.

Hearing Date: Thursday, February 01, 2018 -- 3:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2263&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)