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2015-10-24 Senate Journal

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2015-10-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 1458
SJR 18                                                                                                                        
Message dated September 1 was received stating the Governor read                                                                
the following resolution and transmitted the engrossed and enrolled                                                             
copies to the Lieutenant Governor's Office for permanent filing:                                                                

2015-10-24                     Senate Journal                      Page 1459
          CS FOR SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION                                                                                        
          NO. 18(RES) 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.                                                                    
                          Legislative Resolve No. 17