This is the place for members interested in legislative matters affecting ADR in Washington. The Legislative Committee is tasked with monitoring legislation that may be of interest to our members and making recommendations to the Executive Committee.
Any ADR Section member can join this LegCom group page on the website. You might find yourself becoming active in the LegCom itself! So join the group and stay in touch.
THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEETS THE 3RD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH at the offices of Seattle Law and Mediation, 1215 4th Ave, Suite 940, Seattle, Noon.
Meeting Participants May Call in:
listen to prompt and enter Pass Code: 5016527
Participants may hear music while waiting for Monitor to begin.
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ACTION ITEMS
Meeting Dates 2015: May 20, June 17, July 15, August 19, Sept. 16, October 21, November 18, December 16.
Legislative Committee Agenda:
WICAA Washington Internat’l Commercial Arbitration Act
Passed and signed by the Governor!
Early Mandatory parenting mediation
Proposed changes RCW
Mediation and Ethics - Opinions and rules. Advisory Opinion 2223
Working Sub-committees meet separately, please contact the Committee chairperson for information.
As you may know, the 2015 regular session of the Washington legislature convened this Monday.HB 1070 - previous HB 1069 - the International Commercial Arbitration Act was introduced pre-session and was heard in the House Judiciary Committee on…Continue
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The next meeting of the Legislative committee will be on January 30 at noon at the offices of Seattle Law and Mediation, P.S. 1214 4th Ave, Suite 940, Seattle. Call in information is posted above.This is an important meeting during this early part…Continue
Our forum on the proposed International Commercial Arbitration Act is next Wednesday, October 23, 2013, from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the WSBA Offices at 1325 4th Avenue, Seattle, Suite 600. Please try to attend. Bring your friends, co-workers…Continue
Quick update:At the last meeting the committee approved amending 26-09-015 (4), see above. The proposal is before the ADR Executive Committee.The Forum for the proposed ICAA (International Commercial Arbitration Act) is tentatively set for October…Continue
Any thoughts on a form for the proposed Act? Thoughts about timing? We could have it at the WSBA Conference Center if available. Alternatively the WSBA Offices are a possibility as well. The advantage of both is that we can webcast the…Continue