A bill on payday advances, sponsored by Democratic State Sen. Marko Liias, is apparently dead when it comes to present legislative session.
Fellow Democrats have actually criticized Lias for sponsoring the bill, stating that it weakens WashingtonвЂ™s strict guidelines on payday lending.
The balance passed the State Senate in very early March by a 30-18 vote, with Democratic Sens. Maralyn Chase and Rosemary McAuliffe voting no.
The bill got a вЂњpassвЂќ recommendation from the committee on business and financial services, with Democratic State Rep. Cindy Ryu voting for a вЂњdo not passвЂќ recommendation, and Rep. Derek Stanford voting to make no recommendation in the House. Weiterlesen