During the 2021 Legislative session, in response to COVID-19, the House and Senate have made operational changes to adhere to public health guidance. Please go to the
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John L. O'Brien, P.O. Box 40600, Olympia, WA 98504-0600
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The House Local Government Committee considers a broad array of issues relating to local government entities, including the structure, governance, and operations of counties, cities, and special purpose districts; local government procurement standards; local government open meeting and public records obligations; and the administration of local land use, zoning, building, energy, and health codes.
(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.)
Members and Staff
Committee Schedules, Agendas, and Documents
House Remote Testimony Pilot Program 2020
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Current Committee Reports and Issues
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