Now that 2ESSB 5539 has passed out of the House of Representatives and the Senate, the bill has been sent to Govenor Gregoire’s office for her signature. The Governor has 20 days to sign the bill. Once signed, it will officially become law 90 days after the end of the 2012 legislative session (early June).
Our leglislative team in Olympia has indicated that it is important for film industry professionals to contact Governor Gregoire’s office to file what are referred to as “letters of opinion” in support of the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program (2ESSB 5539). The more letters her office receives, the more likely a bill signing ceremony will be scheduled quickly.
In writing to Governor Gregoire, please share your personal story. Explain how this program has impacted your life and the life of your family. Also, feel free to cite some of the economic impact and jobs information we have included…
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