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2015-04-13 Senate Journal

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2015-04-13                     Senate Journal                      Page 0949
SJR 18                                                                                                                        
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 18 BY THE SENATE                                                                                    
RESOURCES COMMITTEE,                                                                                                            
            Supporting the leases issued by the United States                                                                   
            Department of the Interior to Royal Dutch Shell                                                                     
            in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas; urging the                                                                        
            Governor of the State of Washington, the Seattle                                                                    
            City Council, and other public officials in the                                                                     
            State of Washington to refrain from destructive                                                                     
            attacks on the economy, jobs, and lives of the                                                                      
            people of this state and the State of Washington                                                                    
            and to look first at closing the Boeing production                                                                  
            facilities to reduce emissions of carbon dioxide                                                                    
            from commercial activity; inviting Royal Dutch                                                                      
            Shell to use a port in this state as the homeport                                                                   
            of its Arctic drilling fleet if the lease with the                                                                  
            Port of Seattle is terminated; and requesting that                                                                  
            the Alaska Congressional delegation support                                                                         
            restricting the Export-Import Bank of the United                                                                    
            States to lending only to small businesses.                                                                         
was read the first time and referred to the Resources Committee.