Trade & Economic Development Committee, Washington State Senate

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The Trade & Economic Development Committee is a standing committee of the Washington State Senate.

Per Section V of the Senate Rules, committees of the Washington State Senate are appointed by the President of the Senate and confirmed by the senate.[1] Committees are responsible considering measures referred to them in the interest of the state.[2] The deliberations of committees considering a vote on any bill, resolution, or memorial must be open to the public.[3]

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Function

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The Senate Trade & Economic Development Committee considers issues relating to international trade, economic development incentives, technical assistance to businesses, tourism, strategic planning, total quality management, and technology driven economic development.

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)[4]

Membership

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

Trade & Economic Development Members, 2013
Democratic members (3)Republican members (4)
Maralyn ChaseJohn Braun, Chair
Nathan SchlicherJohn Smith, Vice-chair
Paull ShinMichael Baumgartner
Janéa Holmquist

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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