Yakima Basin Integrated Plan

Timeline:

Joint statements/letters of support from key leadership on subcommittee proposal

03/01/2011

Significant Conservation Community Agreement on scale/scope of lands package

03/01/2011 - 03/31/2011

Adoption of Conceptual Lands Package by the YBIP Negotiators

03/01/2011 - 03/31/2011

Significant interest in Moving YBIP forward from current political leaders

04/01/2011 - 04/30/2011

Launch Campaign

04/01/2011 - 04/30/2011

Outreach to target audiences re: map boundaries for Lands Committee Package

06/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

Formation of Lands Subcommittee of overall YBIP process

06/01/2011 - 06/30/2011

Participate in Lands subcommittee negotiations

06/01/2011 - 12/31/2011

Outreach to target audiences re: map boundaries for bill development

06/01/2011 - 06/30/2012

Development of bill boundaries with broad support

06/01/2011

Develop and implement solid communications package

07/01/2011

(outreach plan, website, summary documents, maps, messages, etc.)

Identify potential gubernatorial candidates

08/01/2011

Power map Doc Hastings

08/01/2011

Power map Senators

08/01/2011

Critical leverage/community leadership voices support lands component

09/01/2011 - 09/30/2011

Power mapping of target audiences:

09/01/2011

Senators, Gubernatorial Candidates, Doc Hastings, County Commissioners, Conservation Community (Bill Arthur)

Power map gubernatorial candidates

09/01/2011

Meet with key influentials for Doc Hastings

09/01/2011 - 03/31/2012

Meet with key influentials for gubernatorial candidates

10/01/2011 - 03/31/2012

Meet with key influentials for Senators

10/01/2011 - 04/30/2012

Development of Lands Subcommittee proposal

12/01/2011

Kittitas Adv. Comm. conveys support for inclusion of significant lands component

12/01/2011

Lands Comm. proposes inclusion of significant lands component

12/01/2011

Draft bill

01/01/2012 - 01/01/2013

Implementation comm. approves inclusion of significant lands component

01/01/2012

Joint meetings with Commissioners with influential community leaders

03/01/2012 - 10/31/2012

(x number of briefings/meetings)

Joint meetings with key influential and gubernatorial candidates

04/01/2012 - 06/30/2012

Joint meetings with key influentials for Doc Hastings

04/01/2012 - 09/30/2011

Joint meetings with key influentials for Senators

05/01/2012 - 10/31/2012

Op-eds in district papers w/ key influential calling for support of YBIP concept

06/01/2012 - 10/31/2012

Field visits with Commissioners and influential community leaders (2)

06/01/2012 - 07/31/2012

Finalize the details of the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan – Lands Component

06/01/2012 - 06/30/2012

All gubernatorial candidates support YBIP concept including lands component

07/01/2012

Senators meet with Doc Hastings to discuss bill

08/01/2012

Hastings meets with WA State Senators and expresses support for bill

08/01/2012

Hastings participates in media outreach regarding the bill

09/01/2012

Senators participate in media outreach regarding the bill

09/01/2012

Kittitas and Yakima County Commissions support lands component

11/01/2012 - 11/30/2012

County Commissioners vote in support of the bill

11/01/2012

New gov. issues statement in support of YBIP concept including lands component

12/01/2012

Hastings issues press statement: intent to introduce a bill in the next Congress

12/01/2012

New Governor supports a bill

12/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

Representative Doc Hastings supports a bill

12/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

Senators issue press statement about intent to introduce bill in next Congress

12/01/2012

ID bipartisan sponsors in both houses of Congress

12/01/2012

WA Senators support a bill

01/01/2013 - 01/31/2013

Final bill draft accepted by Hastings and Senate staff

02/01/2013

Bipartisan co-sponsorship secured

03/01/2013

Bill Introduced into House and Senate

03/01/2013 - 03/31/2013

Press release announcing introduction

03/01/2013

Meet with key swing votes on committees

03/01/2013 - 08/31/2014

Bill is introduced into both chambers of Congress

03/01/2013

Develop talking points for sponsors

03/01/2013 - 06/30/2013

Secure testimonies (oral and written) for hearings

03/01/2013 - 06/30/2013

Sponsors request hearing in committees

04/01/2013

Secure co-sponsors

01/01/2014 - 02/28/2014

House hearing

04/01/2014

Senate hearing

04/01/2014

House and Senate committee passage

07/01/2014

Bill Passes House and Senate Committees

09/01/2014 - 09/30/2014

Meet with votes in House and Senate

09/01/2014 - 10/31/2014

Generate calls/letters to target legislators

09/01/2014 - 10/31/2014

Bill Passes Senate and House

11/01/2014 - 11/30/2014

House floor passage

11/01/2014

Senate floor passage

11/01/2014

Press release announcing Senate passage

11/01/2014

Presidential signing ceremony

04/01/2020

Secure invites for signing ceremony

04/01/2020

Write op-eds and thank you letters to Congressional Champions and the President

04/01/2020 - 05/31/2020

Plan local celebration

04/01/2020 - 05/31/2020

Local celebration

05/01/2020

President signs bill

05/01/2020 - 05/31/2020