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 Legislative Committee group page on the website. You might find yourself becoming active in the Legislative Committee itself! So join the group and stay in touch.
THE LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE MEETS THE 2nd THURSDAY OF EACH MONTH at 8:30 AM. All meetings are by telephone conference only unless otherwise noted.
Meeting Participants May Call 1-866-577-9294
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Participants may hear music while waiting for Monitor to begin.
2017-18 Legislative Session Agenda
A special meeting of the Legislative Committee will take place on January 19, 2017 at 8:30 AM by telephone conference (see instructions above). The meeting agenda includes consideration of any newly introduced bills in the 2017-18 Session, 2017-18 Research projects and a review of committee activities, including early mediation rules in family law cases, standards and certification, ethics and mediation with non-represented parties, and more.
Meeting Dates 2017: Second Thursday of Month by telephone conference @ 8:30 AM.
Working Sub-committees meet separately, please contact the Committee chairperson for information.
January 27 Noon Meeting. 1215 4th Ave, Suite 940, SeattleCall-in information above. ^Agenda: Review of Pending Legislation and determination of recommendations for Executive Committee: …Continue
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