House Local Government Committee


John L. O'Brien, P.O. Box 40600, Olympia, WA 98504-0600
Committee Hearings & Bill Information: (360) 786-7292​​
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​The House Local Government Committee considers a broad array of issues relating to local government entities, including local government taxation; comprehensive planning processes; non-residential land use, zoning, building and energy codes; health codes; the structure, governance, and operations of counties, cities, and special purpose districts; local government procurement standards; and local government open meeting and public records obligations.

(Please note: This is a general description of issue areas considered by committees; not a definitive or exhaustive listing. It is provided solely to assist the public in understanding the general roles of House committees.)

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