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Sen. Perry Dozier introduces his first bill to Senate

Sen. Perry Dozier introduces his first bill to Senate

OLYMPIA—Sen. Perry Dozier, R-Waitsburg, passed his first bill off the Senate floor Wednesday night—a measure that allows mortgage loan originators to work from home.

The occasion prompted much teasing from Dozier’s colleagues, per Senate tradition, as they denounced the bill and urged the full Senate to vote no. Yet when it came time for the roll call, the bill passed 49-0.

“It’s a tradition around here, and I’m glad to be part of it,” said Dozier, who took office at the start of this year’s legislative session. “It was as if the entire Senate rose up against me. But I know it’s all in fun.”

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