Washington House Bill 1838, the “Lorraine Loomis Act,” would establish and implement a comprehensive program to protect and restore riparian habitat upon which salmon depend. The bill has been referred to the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture, and Natural Resources. An identical bill, Senate Bill 5727, has been introduced in the Washington Senate and has been referred to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources, and Parks. An additional bill, House Bill 1869, also has been introduced and would establish a Salmon Recovery Advisory Committee and other requirements for administration of salmon recovery programs in Washington State. House Bill 1869 has been referred to the House Committee on Environment and Energy.