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South Sound Chamber of Commerce Legislative Coalition Legislative Report – February 9, 2024

 

We are now past the first committee cut off dates so bills are being worked by each of the houses on the floor.  Tuesday, February 13 at 5 p.m. is the deadline for bills to be out of the house of origin in order to be considered alive for the remainder of the session (unless it is needed to pass one of the budgets.

 

Unfortunately, the Senate passed SB 5778, the “captive audience bill” that would prohibit employers from holding mandatory meetings where religious or political matters are discussed.  While this sounds reasonable, the reality is this is meant to shut down discussions regarding unionization.  The bill has moved to the House and is scheduled for a hearing next week indicating a desire to jam this bill through quickly

 

Issues that are still being considered include UI for Striking Workers, a bottle bill, REET tax bills and a bill that would ban idling for more than five minutes for medium and heavy commercial vehicles.

 

I’ve highlighted these bills below and also highlighted key hearings for next week.    WE NEED TO MAKE SURE OUR PRIORITY AND POSITIONS ARE CORRECT FOR BILLS SO PLEASE REVIEW.  Also, please take a look at all the bills that DIED so far.

 

More bills will be scheduled for hearings as they pass over the next few days.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Labor & Workplace Standards (House) - HHR D and Virtual JLOB - 2/14 @ 8:00am

• ESSB 5368 - Public Hearing - Expanding access to the workers' compensation stay-at-work program through off-site light duty return to work opportunities. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/High)

• SSB 5793 - Public Hearing - Concerning paid sick leave. (Remote Testimony Available). (Oppose/Medium) – This bill has been modified to eliminate weather related events and to narrow the definition of family member.

 

Local Government (House) - HHR E and Virtual JLOB - 2/14 @ 8:00am

• ESSB 5334 - Public Hearing - Providing a local government option for the funding of essential affordable housing programs. (Remote Testimony Available). (Monitoring)

 

Early Learning & K-12 Education (Senate) - SHR 1 and Virtual J.A. Cherberg - 2/14 @ 10:30am

• HB 1146 - Public Hearing - Notifying high school students and their families about available dual credit programs and any available financial assistance. (Remote Testimony Available). (Low)

• ESHB 1277 - Public Hearing - Improving the consistency and quality of the implementation of the fundamental course of study for paraeducators. (Remote Testimony Available). (Low)

• HB 2111 - Public Hearing - Clarifying requirements for subsidized child care. (Remote Testimony Available). (Monitoring)

 

Education (House) - HHR A and Virtual JLOB - 2/14 @ 10:30am

• SB 5180 - Public Hearing - Adopting the interstate teacher mobility compact. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/Medium)

 

Postsecondary Education & Workforce (House) - HHR B and Virtual JLOB - 2/14 @ 1:30pm

• SSB 6053 - Public Hearing - Improving equitable access to postsecondary education. (Remote Testimony Available). (Medium)

• SSB 5815 - Public Hearing - Adopting the physician assistant compact. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/Medium)

 

Community Safety, Justice, & Reentry (House) - HHR D and Virtual JLOB - 2/15 @ 8:00am

• SSB 5588 - Public Hearing - Concerning the mental health sentencing alternative. (Remote Testimony Available). (Monitoring)

 

Education (House) - HHR A and Virtual JLOB - 2/15 @ 8:00am

• E2SSB 5670 - Public Hearing - Permitting 10th grade students to participate in running start in online settings. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Providing summer running start for rising juniors.) (Remote Testimony Available). (Monitoring)

 

Labor & Commerce (Senate) - SHR 1 and Virtual J.A. Cherberg - 2/15 @ 8:00am

• HB 1898 - Public Hearing - Concerning unemployment insurance benefit charging. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/Medium)

 

Law & Justice (Senate) - SHR 4 and Virtual JACB - 2/15 @ 8:00am

• HB 1054 - Exec Session - Addressing the authority of owners' associations in common interest communities to regulate or limit occupancy by unrelated persons. (Support/Medium)

• HB 1530 - Exec Session - Expanding eligibility for employment of certain law enforcement and prosecutor office positions. (Support/Medium)

• 3SHB 1579 - Public Hearing - Establishing a mechanism for independent prosecutions within the office of the attorney general of criminal conduct arising from police use of force. (Remote Testimony Available). (Monitoring)

 

Health & Long Term Care (Senate) - SHR 4 and Virtual JACB - 2/15 @ 10:30am

• HB 1917 - Public Hearing - Adopting the physician assistant compact. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/Medium)

• SHB 1939 - Public Hearing - Adopting the social work licensure compact. (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/Medium)

• 2ESHB 1508 - Public Hearing - Improving consumer affordability through the health care cost transparency board. (Remote Testimony Available). (Concerns/Medium)

 

Early Learning & K-12 Education (Senate) - SHR 1 and Virtual J.A. Cherberg - 2/15 @ 1:30pm

• 2ESHB 1377 - Public Hearing - Posting of approved courses and providers of continuing education. (Remote Testimony Available). (Medium)

 

Ways & Means (Senate) - SHR 4 and Virtual JACB - 2/15 @ 4:00pm

• SSB 5494 - Public Hearing - Concerning government incentives for improving freight railroad infrastructure. (Remote Testimony Available). (Medium)

• SB 6137 - Public Hearing - Reinstating semiconductor tax incentives. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.) (Remote Testimony Available). (Support/High)

 

Postsecondary Education & Workforce (House) - HHR B and Virtual JLOB - 2/16 @ 8:00am

• SSB 6053 - Exec Session - Improving equitable access to postsecondary education. (Medium)

• SSB 5815 - Exec Session - Adopting the physician assistant compact. (Support/Medium)

 

Labor & Workplace Standards (House) - HHR D and Virtual JLOB - 2/16 @ 10:30am

• ESSB 5368 - Exec Session - Expanding access to the workers' compensation stay-at-work program through off-site light duty return to work opportunities. (Support/High)

• SSB 5793 - Exec Session - Concerning paid sick leave. (Oppose/Medium)

 

Local Government (House) - HHR E and Virtual JLOB - 2/16 @ 10:30am

• ESSB 5334 - Exec Session - Providing a local government option for the funding of essential affordable housing programs. (Monitoring)

 

 

 

High Priority Bills

 

Bill #

Abbrev. Title

Short Description

Status

Sponsor

Position

ESHB 1245(SSB 5364)

Lot splitting

Increasing housing options through lot splitting.

S Loc Gov, Land U

Barkis

Support

HB 1468

Impact fee deferrals

Concerning impact fee deferrals.

H 2nd Reading

Goehner

Support

ESHB 1589(SSB 5562)

Clean energy

Supporting Washington's clean energy economy and transitioning to a clean, affordable, and reliable energy future.

S Environment, En

Doglio

 

SHB 1893 (SB 5777)

Unemp ins/strikes & lockouts

Concerning unemployment insurance benefits for striking or lockout workers.

H 2nd Reading

Doglio

Oppose

2SHB 1934(E2SSB 5838)

AI task force

Establishing an artificial intelligence task force.

H Rules R

Couture

 

SHB 1940(ESSB 5778)

Employer political speech

Protecting the rights of workers to refrain from attending meetings or listening to their employer's speech on political or religious matters.

H Rules R

Fosse

Oppose

SI 2109 (HI 2109)

Capital gains tax repeal

Concerning taxes on long-term capital assets.

S Ways & Means

 

 

HI 2109 (SI 2109)

Capital gains tax repeal

Concerning taxes on long-term capital assets.

H Finance

 

 

HI 2113 (SI 2113)

Police vehicular pursuits

Concerning vehicular pursuits by peace officers.

H Community Safet

 

 

SHB 2114 (SB 5961)

Residential tenants

Improving housing stability for tenants subject to the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act by limiting rent and fee increases, requiring notice of rent and fee increases, limiting fees and deposits, establishing a landlord resource center and associated services, authorizing tenant lease termination, creating parity between lease types, and providing for attorney general enforcement.

H 2nd Reading

Alvarado

Oppose

SHB 2153

Catalytic converter theft

Deterring the theft of catalytic converters.

H Rules R

Ryu

 

SHB 2322

Child care/tax preferences

Creating a tax preference child care requirement.

H Rules R

Senn

Oppose

SHB 2482 (SB 6137)

Semiconductor tax incentives

Reinstating semiconductor tax incentives.

H 2nd Reading

Harris

Support

HJR 4209 (SJR 8209)

Residential ex./property tax

Concerning a constitutional amendment providing for a residential real property exemption from property taxes levied for state purposes.

H Finance

Berg

Oppose

SB 5160

Organized retail theft

Concerning organized retail theft.

S 2nd Reading

Torres

Support

ESSB 5368

Stay-at-work program

Expanding access to the workers' compensation stay-at-work program through off-site light duty return to work opportunities.

H Labor & Workpla

Keiser

Support

2SSB 5736

Workforce shortages

Addressing high demand workforce shortages.

S Rules 2

Nobles

 

SSB 5770

Property tax

Providing state and local property tax reform.

S 2nd Reading

Pedersen

Oppose

SB 5777 (SHB 1893)

Unemp ins/strikes & lockouts

Concerning unemployment insurance benefits for striking or lockout workers.

S 2nd Reading

Keiser

Oppose

ESSB 5778(SHB 1940)

Employer political speech

Protecting the rights of workers to refrain from attending meetings or listening to their employer's speech on political or religious matters.

H Labor & Workpla

Keiser

Oppose

E2SSB 5838(2SHB 1934)

AI task force

Establishing an artificial intelligence task force.

S Passed 3rd

Nguyen

 

SSB 6069 (HB 2244)

Retirement savings

Improving retirement security for Washingtonians by establishing Washington saves, an automatic enrollment individual retirement savings account program, and updating the Washington retirement marketplace statute.

S Rules 2

Mullet

 

SB 6080 (HB 1896)

Tourism marketing funding

Simplifying the funding provisions of the statewide tourism marketing account.

S Passed 3rd

Boehnke

Support

SSB 6277

Transportation partnerships

Creating a new statutory framework for the use of public-private partnerships for transportation projects.

S 2nd Reading

Liias

 

SSB 6304

Transp. electrification

Implementing certain recommendations of the transportation electrification strategy.

S 2nd Reading

Liias

Oppose

Medium Priority Bills

 

Bill #

Abbrev. Title

Short Description

Status

Sponsor

Position

HB 1054

Occupancy limits

Addressing the authority of owners' associations in common interest communities to regulate or limit occupancy by unrelated persons.

S Law & Justice

Walen

Support

3SHB 1338

DOC ed. and vocational prgs.

Concerning education and vocational programs in state correctional institutions.

H Rules R

Reeves

Support

2ESHB 1371(SSB 5494)

Freight railroad infra.

Providing incentives to improve freight railroad infrastructure. 

H Passed 3rd

Barkis

 

2ESHB 1377

Continuing education/K-12

Posting of approved courses and providers of continuing education.

S EL/K-12

Santos

 

4SHB 1479(SB 5559)

Student restraint, isolation

Concerning restraint or isolation of students in public schools and educational programs.

H Rules R

Callan

 

2ESHB 1508(SB 5519)

Health care cost board

Improving consumer affordability through the health care cost transparency board.

S Health & Long T

Macri

Concerns

HB 1530

Law enf. employ. eligibility

Expanding eligibility for employment of certain law enforcement and prosecutor office positions.

S Law & Justice

Cortes

Support

HB 1894 (SB 5897)

Business licensing service

Modifying provisions of the business licensing service program.

H Rules R

Walen

Support

HB 1898

Unempl. benefit charging

Concerning unemployment insurance benefit charging.

S Labor & Comm

Schmidt

Support

HB 1901

Unempl. voluntary program

Removing the sunset on changes to the unemployment insurance voluntary contribution program.

H 2nd Reading

Springer

Support

SHB 1905(SSB 5894)

Equal pay/protected classes

Including protected classes in the Washington equal pay and opportunities act.

H Passed 3rd

Mena

Concerns

SHB 1915 (SB 5819)

Financial education

Making financial education instruction a graduation prerequisite and a required component of public education.

H Passed 3rd

Rude

Support

HB 1917

Physician assistant compact

Adopting the physician assistant compact.

S Health & Long T

Leavitt

Support

2SHB 1929(SB 6050)

Postinpatient housing

Supporting young adults following inpatient behavioral health treatment.

H 2nd Reading

Cortes

Support

SHB 1939

Social work compact

Adopting the social work licensure compact.

S Health & Long T

Orwall

Support

HB 1975 (SB 6028)

Unemployment overpayments

Relieving individuals from paying interest on certain unemployment insurance overpayment assessments.

H Passed 3rd

Ortiz-Self

Concerns

SHB 1991(ESSB 5793)

Paid sick leave

Concerning paid sick leave.

H 2nd Reading

Fosse

Oppose

HB 2031

PTSD/coroners & examiners

Recognizing posttraumatic stress disorder as an occupational disease for county coroners, examiners, and investigative personnel.

H Passed 3rd

Abbarno

Oppose

SHB 2102 (SB 6177)

PFML benefits/health info.

Establishing requirements for the disclosure of health care information for qualifying persons to receive paid family and medical leave benefits.

H Passed 3rd

Berry

Concerns

SHB 2180 (SB 6014)

Special education cap

Increasing the special education enrollment funding cap.

H Rules R

Callan

 

2SHB 2214(SSB 6300)

College grant/public assist.

Permitting beneficiaries of public assistance programs to automatically qualify as income-eligible for the purpose of receiving the Washington college grant.

H 2nd Reading

Slatter

Support

2SHB 2236

Tech. ed. core plus programs

Expanding and strengthening career and technical education core plus programs.

H Rules R

Shavers

Neutral

SHB 2271

LTSS program statements

Promoting access to information regarding the long-term services and supports trust program.

H Rules R

Chambers

Neutral

SHB 2361 (SB 6258)

Standardized health plans

Phasing in the requirement that only standardized health plans may be offered on the health benefit exchange.

H 2nd Reading

Riccelli

Concerns

SHB 2441

College in the HS fees

Establishing a pilot program eliminating college in the high school fees for private not-for-profit four-year institutions.

H Rules R

Corry

Support

SHB 2465(ESSB 6291)

State building code council

Streamlining the state building code council operating procedures by establishing criteria for statewide amendments to the state building code.

H Rules R

Ramel

 

SHB 2494

School operating costs

Increasing state funding for operating costs in schools.

H Rules R

Bergquist

 

SB 5180

Teacher mobility compact

Adopting the interstate teacher mobility compact.

H Education

Hunt

Support

ESSB 5793(SHB 1991)

Paid sick leave

Concerning paid sick leave.

H Labor & Workpla

Saldana

Oppose

SSB 5815

Physician assistant compact

Adopting the physician assistant compact.

H Postsec Ed & Wk

Muzzall

Support

SSB 5894(SHB 1905)

Equal pay/protected classes

Including protected classes in the Washington equal pay and opportunities act.

S Rules 2

Nobles

Concerns

SB 5897 (HB 1894)

Business licensing service

Modifying provisions of the business licensing service program.

S Passed 3rd

Mullet

Support

SSB 5980

WISHA violation timeline

Concerning the timeline for issuing a citation for a violation of the Washington industrial safety and health act.

S Rules 2

Keiser

Support

SSB 5986 (HB 2285)

Out-of-network health costs

Protecting consumers from out-of-network health care services charges.

S Passed 3rd

Cleveland

Support

SSB 6015

Residential parking

Concerning residential parking configurations.

H Local Govt

Shewmake

Support

SB 6028 (HB 1975)

Unemployment overpayments

Relieving individuals from paying interest on certain unemployment insurance overpayment assessments.

H Labor & Workpla

Braun

Concerns

SSB 6053 (HB 2443)

Education data sharing

Improving equitable access to postsecondary education.

H Postsec Ed & Wk

Holy

 

ESSB 6291(SHB 2465)

State building code council

Streamlining the state building code council operating procedures by establishing criteria for statewide amendments to the state building code.

H Local Govt

Wilson

Support

SSB 6299

Employees/digital technology

Protecting employee rights in the workplace with regards to the use of digital technology.

S Rules 2

Stanford

 

SSB 6302

Supply chain competitiveness

Creating a Washington state supply chain competitiveness infrastructure program.

S Rules 2

Liias

 

Low Priority Bills

 

Bill #

Abbrev. Title

Short Description

Status

Sponsor

Position

HB 1146

Dual credit program notice

Notifying high school students and their families about available dual credit programs and any available financial assistance.

S EL/K-12

Paul

 

4SHB 1239

Educator ethics & complaints

Establishing a simple and uniform system for complaints related to, and instituting a code of educator ethics for, conduct within or involving public elementary and secondary schools.

H Rules R

Santos

 

ESHB 1277

Paraeducator course of study

Establishing rules to improve the consistency and quality of the implementation of the fundamental courses of study for paraeducators.

S EL/K-12

Donaghy

 

3SHB 1433

Energy labeling/residential

Concerning energy labeling of residential buildings.

H 2nd Reading

Duerr

Oppose

3SHB 1565

Prof. education workforce

Supporting and strengthening the professional education workforce. 

H Rules R

Ortiz-Self

 

Monitoring Bills

 

Bill #

Abbrev. Title

Short Description

Status

Sponsor

Position

ESHB 1510

Community preservation auth.

Establishing permanent funding for community preservation and development authorities approved through RCW 43.167.060.

S Loc Gov, Land U

Santos

 

3SHB 1579

Independent prosecutions

Establishing a mechanism for independent prosecutions within the office of the attorney general of criminal conduct arising from police use of force.

S Law & Justice

Stonier

 

SHB 1870

Local comm. federal funding

Promoting economic development by increasing opportunities for local communities to secure federal funding.

H Rules R

Barnard

 

HB 1890 (SB 5807)

Housing authorities

Concerning housing authorities.

S Housing

Alvarado

 

SHB 1892

Workforce housing prg.

Concerning the workforce housing accelerator program.

H Passed 3rd

Leavitt

 

HB 1895 (SB 5839)

Working families' tax credit

Modifying the working families' tax credit by clarifying the refundable nature of the credit, the application requirements, and the eligibility verification process.

S Rules 2

Thai

 

HB 1896 (SB 6080)

Tourism marketing funding

Simplifying the funding provisions of the statewide tourism marketing account.

H Rules R

Ryu

 

HB 1927 (SB 5932)

Temporary total disability

Reducing the number of days that a worker's temporary total disability must continue to receive industrial insurance compensation for the day of an injury and the three-day period following the injury.

S Labor & Comm

Bronoske

Oppose

ESHB 1932

Even-numbered year elections

Shifting general elections for local governments to even-numbered years to increase voter participation.

H Passed 3rd

Gregerson

 

HB 1987

Public facilities tax use

Concerning the use of moneys from the rural public facilities sales and use tax for affordable workforce housing infrastructure and facilities.

H 2nd Reading

Low

 

SHB 2012

Rental housing/nonprofits

Concerning eligibility for a property tax exemption for nonprofits providing affordable rental housing built with city and county funds.

H Rules R

Street

 

SHB 2026

Rental income/property tax

Concerning rental income received by people eligible for certain property tax exemption programs.

H Rules R

Doglio

 

SHB 2039

Env. & land use appeals

Modifying the appeals process for environmental and land use matters.

H Rules R

Fitzgibbon

 

HB 2044

Voter-approved property tax

Standardizing limitations on voter-approved property tax levies.

H 2nd Reading

Duerr

 

2SHB 2071

Residential housing

Concerning residential housing regulations.

H Rules R

Duerr

 

HB 2074 (SB 6260)

Landowner's lessee/penalties

Limiting the application of certain civil penalties to protect landowners from incurring penalties based on the actions of the landowner's lessee.

S Ag/Water/Natura

Dye

 

SHB 2081(ESSB 5968)

Home equity sharing

Regulating home equity sharing agreements under the consumer loan act.

H Rules R

Hackney

 

HB 2111 (SB 5941)

Subsidized child care

Clarifying requirements for subsidized child care.

S EL/K-12

Nance

 

2SHB 2113

GMA housing element

Concerning compliance with the housing element requirements of the growth management act.

H Rules R

Bateman

 

2SHB 2124

Child care prg. eligibility

Supporting and expanding access to child care and early learning programs.

H Rules R

Eslick

 

HB 2134 (SB 5947)

Transportation budget, supp.

Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2023-2025 fiscal biennium.

H Transportation

Fey

 

HB 2137 (SB 6202)

Tourism promotion exemptions

Concerning technical changes to allowable exemptions for tourism promotion area assessments.

H Passed 3rd

Berg

 

2SHB 2160(SB 6024)

Housing development

Promoting community and transit-oriented housing development. 

H Rules R

Reed

 

HB 2199

CCA tax exemptions

Creating business and occupation and public utility tax exemptions for certain amounts received as the result of receipt, generation, purchase, sale, transfer, or retirement of allowances, offset credits, or price ceiling units under the climate commitment act.

H 2nd Reading

Orcutt

 

2SHB 2270

Department of housing

Creating a Washington state department of housing.

H 2nd Reading

Morgan

 

SHB 2296(SSB 6150)

Comprehensive plan revisions

Extending the comprehensive plan revision schedule for select local governments.

H 2nd Reading

Griffey

 

SHB 2306

Main street tax credits

Allowing main street programs to use remaining main street tax credits after a certain date.

H Rules R

Steele

 

2SHB 2308(2SSB 6175)

Existing structures/housing

Concerning housing affordability tax incentives for existing structures.

H Rules R

Walen

 

2SHB 2320(SSB 6220)

High THC cannabis products

Concerning high THC cannabis products.

H 2nd Reading

Davis

 

ESHB 2321

Middle housing requirements

Modifying middle housing requirements and the definitions of transit stop.

H Passed 3rd

Bateman

 

HB 2323 (SB 6212)

Rent payments/credit reports

Requiring landlords to report on-time rent payments to consumer reporting agencies.

H Rules R

Peterson

 

SHB 2329

Insurance market/housing

Conducting a study of the insurance market for housing providers receiving housing trust fund resources.

H Rules R

Macri

 

2SHB 2354(SB 6230)

Tax increment areas

Creating an option for impacted taxing districts to provide a portion of their new revenue to support any tax increment area proposed within their jurisdiction.

H Rules R

Street

 

HB 2375

Senior property tax ex./ADUs

Including an accessory dwelling unit under property that qualifies for the senior citizens property tax exemption.

H Rules R

Goehner

 

SHB 2428

Sales and use tax sharing

Allowing cities to voluntarily share certain sales and use tax revenue.

H Passed 3rd

Klicker

 

HB 2430

Business licensing fees

Waiving business licensing handling and delinquency fees for eligible businesses.

H Rules R

Springer

 

HB 2452

Manuf housing/building codes

Addressing the impacts of certain codes on manufactured housing inventory.

H Rules R

Barkis

 

SHB 2458

K-12 experience factors

Making experience factor adjustments for certificated instructional staff.

H Rules R

Rule

 

SHB 2467

LTSS trust access

Increasing access to the long-term services and supports trust.

H Rules R

Macri

 

ESB 5241 (HB 1263)

Health care marketplace

Concerning material changes to the operations and governance structure of participants in the health care marketplace.

S Passed 3rd

Randall

 

ESSB 5334

Affordable housing funding

Providing a local government option for the funding of essential affordable housing programs.

H Local Govt

Lovelett

 

SB 5344

Public school revolving fund

Establishing a public school revolving fund.

S 2nd Reading

Schoesler

 

SSB 5588

Mental health sentencing alt

Concerning the mental health sentencing alternative.

H Community Safet

Nobles

 

SSB 5657

Kit home permitting

Concerning city and town permitting of kit homes.

S 2nd Reading

Wilson

 

E2SSB 5670

Running start/10th grade

Permitting 10th grade students to participate in running start in online settings.

H Education

Hawkins

 

SSB 5723 (HB 1882)

Even-numbered year elections

Giving cities and towns the freedom to switch their general elections to even-numbered years.

S Rules 2

Valdez

 

SB 5792

Multiunit res./definition

Concerning the definition of multiunit residential buildings.

H Housing

Padden

 

SB 5807 (HB 1890)

Housing authorities

Concerning housing authorities.

S Rules 2

Frame

 

SSB 5834

Urban growth areas

Concerning urban growth areas.

H Local Govt

Short

 

SSB 5835

Rule making websites

Concerning transparency in rule making.

H State Govt & Tr

Wilson

 

SB 5941 (HB 2111)

Subsidized child care

Clarifying requirements for subsidized child care.

S Rules 2

Wilson

 

SB 5947 (HB 2134)

Transportation budget, supp.

Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2023-2025 fiscal biennium.

S Transportation

Liias

 

2SSB 5955(HB 2103)

Large port districts

Mitigating harm and improving equity in large port districts.

S Rules 2

Keiser

 

ESSB 5968(SHB 2081)

Home equity sharing

Regulating home equity sharing agreements under the consumer loan act.

S Passed 3rd

Stanford

 

SSB 6029

Detached ADUs

Establishing limitations on detached accessory dwelling units outside urban growth areas.

S 2nd Reading

Braun

 

SB 6030

ADU tax exemptions

Amending the county population threshold for counties that may exempt from taxation the value of accessory dwelling units to incentivize rental to low-income households.

S Rules 2

Braun

 

ESSB 6061

Housing development/SEPA

Concerning exemptions for housing development under the state environmental policy act.

H Local Govt

Lovelett

 

SSB 6150(SHB 2296)

Comprehensive plan revisions

Extending the comprehensive plan revision schedule for select local governments.

H Local Govt

Cleveland

 

2SSB 6175(2SHB 2308)

Existing structures/tax

Concerning housing affordability tax incentives for existing structures.

S 2nd Reading

Trudeau

 

SB 6211

Mobile home rent increases

Creating clarity and consistency in rental agreements under the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act.

S Rules 2

McCune

 

SB 6212 (HB 2323)

Rent payments/credit reports

Requiring landlords to report on-time rent payments to consumer reporting agencies.

S 2nd Reading

Shewmake

 

SJR 8209 (HJR 4209)

Residential ex./property tax

Concerning a constitutional amendment providing for a residential real property exemption from property taxes levied for state purposes.

S Ways & Means

Robinson

 

Other Bills

No bills.

Dead Bills

 

Bill #

Abbrev. Title

Short Description

Status

Sponsor

Position

HB 1000

Working families' tax credit

Providing sales tax relief by expanding the working families' tax credit.

H Finance

Stokesbary

 

SHB 1003

Dual credit program access

Expanding access to dual credit programs.

H Approps

Stokesbary

 

HB 1005

Military/employer tax incen.

Concerning employer tax incentives for the support of veterans and military families.

H Rules C

Abbarno

 

HB 1011

Long-term care/repeal

Repealing the long-term services and supports trust program.

H HC/Wellness

Abbarno

 

2SHB 1025

Police/private actions

Creating a private right of action for harm from violations of the state Constitution or state law by peace officers.

H Civil R & Judi

Thai

 

SHB 1026

Local gov. design review

Concerning local government design review.

H Housing

Walen

Support

HB 1052

Nonprofit housing/tax ex.

Providing a property tax exemption for qualified real and personal property owned or used by a nonprofit entity in providing qualified housing funded in whole or part through a local real estate excise tax.

H Rules 3C

Ramel

 

SHB 1067

High-hazard facility wages

Concerning wages for journeypersons in high-hazard facilities.

H Rules C

Bronoske

Oppose

SHB 1095(SSB 5109)

Wage replacement

Creating a wage replacement program for certain Washington workers excluded from unemployment insurance.

H Approps

Walen

Oppose

HB 1099

Public works wages

Requiring certain wages in public works contracts to be at least the prevailing wage in effect when the work is performed.

H Cap Budget

Berry

Oppose

SHB 1124

Residential rent and fees

Protecting tenants from excessive rent and related fees by providing at least six months' notice for rent increases over a certain amount, allowing tenants the right to terminate a tenancy without penalty, and limiting late fees.

H Rules C

Peterson

Concerns

HB 1126 (SB 5164)

Transportation budget, supp.

Making supplemental transportation appropriations for the 2021-2023 fiscal biennium.

H Transportation

Fey

Support

2SHB 1131(SSB 5154)

Solid waste management

Improving Washington's solid waste management outcomes.

H Rules X

Berry

Concerns

SHB 1133 (SB 5357)

Detached ADUs

Establishing limitations on detached accessory dwelling units outside urban growth areas.

H Housing

Chapman

Support

HB 1135 (SB 5452)

Impact fee use

Authorizing impact fee revenue to fund improvements to bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

H Rules X

Slatter

Oppose

SHB 1136

Employee expenditures

Requiring employers to reimburse employees for necessary expenditures and losses.

H Rules C

Reeves

Neutral

HB 1137

Return-to-work opportunities

Creating equitable access to return-to-work opportunities in workers' compensation.

H Labor & Workpl

Mosbrucker

 

SHB 1140(ESSB 5187)

Operating budget

Making 2023-2025 fiscal biennium operating appropriations.

H Rules X

Ormsby

 

HB 1141 (SB 5188)

Operating budget, supp.

Making 2021-2023 fiscal biennium second supplemental operating appropriations.

H Approps

Ormsby

 

SHB 1147(ESSB 5200)

Capital budget

Concerning the capital budget.

H Rules X

Tharinger

 

HB 1149 (SSB 5202)

Housing/capital expenditures

Reducing homelessness in Washington state through capital expenditures for programs that address housing insecurity.

H Cap Budget

Tharinger

 

HB 1152 (SSB 5171)

Consumer products/gender

Addressing consumer gender discrimination.

H ConsPro&Bus

Mena

Oppose

HB 1164

Appliance management

Providing for the responsible management of appliances containing harmful gases and other materials.

H Env & Energy

Doglio

 

E2SHB 1167

Residential housing

Concerning residential housing regulations.

H Housing

Duerr

Support

HB 1191 (SB 5166)

Cooperative finance org. B&O

Reauthorizing the business and occupation tax deduction for cooperative finance organizations.

H Rules X

Springer

 

SHB 1192(SSB 5165)

Electric transm. planning

Concerning electric power system transmission planning.

H Rules X

Duerr

Support

HB 1193

Greenhouse gas/building code

Affirming that the legislature has not provided authority for the state building code council to use greenhouse gas emissions as a consideration in residential building codes or energy codes.

H Env & Energy

Dye

Support

HB 1198 (SB 5402)

PTBA/limited law enforcement

Authorizing public transportation benefit areas to become limited authority Washington law enforcement agencies.

H Community Safet

Bronoske

 

HB 1211(E2SSB 5311)

Special education funding

Concerning special education funding formula.

H Approps

Bergquist

Support

HB 1215 (SB 5266)

Riparian areas

Concerning the protection and restoration of riparian areas.

H Ag&Nr

Chapman

 

HB 1219 (SB 5575)

PTBA governing bodies

Concerning public transportation benefit area governing bodies.

H Transportation

Pollet

 

HB 1223

Emissions limits/use

Clarifying that the statutory statewide emissions limits are not to be used for evaluation and government decision making with respect to individual projects or government decisions except where such use is explicitly statutorily authorized.

H Env & Energy

McEntire

 

HB 1224

Environmental permitting

Expediting environmental permitting for job-creating investment in Washington.

H Env & Energy

McEntire

 

HB 1227

Employer health care funding

Assessing employers for their employees' health care costs paid by the state.

H Labor & Workpl

Reeves

 

SHB 1231(SSB 5229)

Site readiness grants

Accelerating rural job growth and promoting economic recovery across Washington through site readiness grants.

H Rules X

Berg

 

HB 1244 (SB 5692)

Enrichment levy authority

Increasing the maximum per pupil limit for enrichment levy authority.

H Rules C

Ramel

Neutral

HB 1252

Impact fee deferrals

Concerning impact fee deferrals.

H Housing

Bateman

Support

HB 1263 (ESB 5241)

Health care marketplace

Concerning material changes to the operations and governance structure of participants in the health care marketplace.

H Civil R & Judi

Simmons

 

SHB 1273(E2SSB 5243)

High school and beyond plans

Concerning high school and beyond planning.

H Approps

Berg

 

HB 1276 (SSB 5235)

Accessory dwelling units

Concerning accessory dwelling units.

H Housing

Pollet

 

ESHB 1282(SSB 5322)

Public building materials

Requiring environmental and labor reporting for public building construction and renovation material.

H Rules 3C

Duerr

Oppose

HB 1296(2SSB 5290)

Local permit review

Concerning consolidating local permit review processes.

H Approps

Peterson

Support

HB 1298(E2SSB 5258)

Condos and townhouses

Increasing the supply and affordability of condominium units and townhouses as an option for homeownership.

H Civil R & Judi

Hutchins

Support

SHB 1304

Electric security alarms

Regulating electric security alarm systems.

H Rules C

Hackney

 

2SHB 1305

Students with disabilities

Improving access to and provision of a free appropriate public education for students with disabilities.

H Rules C

Pollet

 

E2SHB 1320(SSB 5061)

Personnel records

Concerning access to personnel records.

H Rules 3C

Reed

Oppose

HB 1342

Embodied carbon reductions

Modeling, measurement, and reporting embodied carbon emission reductions from structural building products in state-funded projects.

H Cap Budget

Steele

Support

HB 1347

Comm.-based health assess.

Integrating community-based health assessments into foundational environmental policies to improve environmental justice.

H Env & Energy

Pollet

Oppose

HB 1350

Multifamily unit conversion

Expanding the multifamily tax exemption program to include converting existing multifamily units.

H Housing

Walen

 

SHB 1351 (SB 5456)

Minimum parking requirements

Prohibiting the imposition of minimum parking requirements except under certain circumstances.

H Local Govt

Reed

Neutral

SHB 1363(ESB 5352)

Vehicular pursuits

Concerning vehicular pursuits.

H Rules X

Rule

Support

HB 1366

First-time home buyers

Changing the definition of first-time home buyer.

H Cap Budget

Donaghy

 

HB 1367

Homeless funding

Eliminating unnecessary homeless funding budget and auditing requirements.

H Rules X

Donaghy

 

HB 1374 (SSB 5305)

Office of career connect WA

Establishing the office of career connect Washington.

H Postsec Ed & W

Slatter

Support

HB 1380

Law enf. officer funding

Providing funding for the recruitment, retention, and support of law enforcement officers.

H Approps

Stokesbary

Support

ESHB 1387

Law enf. applicant pool

Requiring the criminal justice training commission to establish a program to recruit and train a pool of applicants who may be employed by certain law enforcement agencies in the state.

H Community Safet

Ramos

 

SHB 1388

Residential rent practices

Protecting tenants by prohibiting predatory residential rent practices and by applying the consumer protection act to the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act.

H Approps

Macri

Oppose

2SHB 1389(SB 5435)

Residential rent increases

Concerning residential rent increases under the residential landlord-tenant act and the manufactured/mobile home landlord-tenant act.

H Rules X

Ramel

Oppose

2SHB 1391

Energy in buildings

Concerning energy in buildings.

H Passed 3rd

Ramel

Concerns

HB 1398

Economic development info.

Requiring state agencies to share information to encourage economic development.

H Labor & Workpl

Chapman

 

HB 1401

Housing permit process

Allowing cities and counties to create a simple, standardized housing permit process for affordable housing units in areas designated for housing.

H Housing

Jacobsen

Support

HB 1402

Urban growth boundaries

Adjusting urban growth boundaries to account for situations where property owners have not developed property as expected in comprehensive plans and development regulations.

H Local Govt

Jacobsen

 

HB 1404 (SB 5117)

State building code council

Reforming the state building code council, its operations and procedures, and its statutory authority.

H Local Govt

Goehner

Support

HB 1409 (SB 5416)

Building code classif.

Compelling the state building code council to expand residential building code classifications.

H Local Govt

Abbarno

Support

HB 1411

Cross-sector prof. dev.

Supporting student success through cross-sector professional development.

H Approps

Ortiz-Self

 

HB 1429

Educational employee strikes

Prohibiting strikes by employees covered by the educational employment relations act and authorizing interest arbitration.

H Labor & Workpla

Stokesbary

 

HB 1446 (SSB 5361)

Law enf. officers/increase

Incentivizing cities and counties to increase employment of commissioned law enforcement officers.

H Local Govt

Stokesbary

Support

SHB 1449

Project permits/reports

Amending reporting requirements for the project permit application processing timeline.

H Rules R

Alvarado

Support

HB 1456

Definition of theft

Concerning the definition of theft.

H Community Safe

Griffey

Support

HB 1467

Property infill/GMA

Concerning infill for properties uniquely situated between boundaries and existing development.

H Local Govt

Barkis

 

HB 1472

Motor vehicle sales tax

Dedicating the state sales tax on motor vehicles for transportation.

H Approps

Barkis

Support

HB 1473 (SB 5486)

Wealth/property tax

Investing in Washington families and creating a more fair tax system by enacting a narrowly tailored property tax on extreme wealth derived from the ownership of stocks, bonds, and other financial intangible property.

H Finance

Thai

Oppose

HB 1476 (SB 5289)

Impact fees/law enforcement

Concerning allowing the use of impact fees for law enforcement.

H Local Govt

Shavers

 

HB 1480

All-hazard emergency manage.

Concerning energy resilience, cybersecurity, and all-hazard emergency management.

H Approps

Donaghy

 

HB 1484

Estate tax exclusion amount

Updating the estate tax exclusion amount.

H Finance

Orcutt

 

2SHB 1492

State v. Blake relief

Providing relief for persons affected by State v. Blake.

H Rules X

Simmons

Concerns

HB 1495 (SB 5373)

ARNP, PA, & MD reimbursement

Requiring equal reimbursement for advanced registered nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physicians.

H HC/Wellness

Simmons

Concerns

HB 1502

PFML job protection study

Concerning studying the impacts of job protection on the utilization of paid family medical leave benefits.

H Labor & Workpl

Berry

Oppose

HB 1505(ESSB 5447)

Alternative jet fuel

Promoting the alternative jet fuel industry in Washington.

H Env & Energy

Slatter

Support

HB 1509

Community solar

Concerning fair access to community solar.

H Env & Energy

Hackney

Oppose

HB 1517(ESSB 5466)

Transit-oriented development

Promoting transit-oriented development.

H Housing

Reed

 

HB 1519

Local project review

Concerning local project review.

H Rules X

Barkis

Support

HB 1524(ESSB 5528)

Prime contractor retainage

Concerning the retainage percentage withheld by prime contractors.

H Labor & Workpl

Bronoske

 

HB 1535

Gubernatorial proclamations

Increasing legislative involvement in gubernatorial proclamations relating to a state of emergency.

H State Govt & T

Corry

 

HB 1537

Child care licensing

Concerning licensing requirements for child care centers and indoor early learning programs.

H Human Svc, You

Couture

 

2E2SHB 1541(SB 5616)

Lived experience

Establishing the nothing about us without us act.

S State Govt & El

Farivar

 

HB 1545

Vaccination/online students

Prohibiting institutions of higher education from imposing vaccine or immunization mandates on online-only students.

H Postsec Ed & W

Caldier

 

ESHB 1547

Out-of-state health prov.

Increasing the health care workforce by authorizing out-of-state providers to practice immediately.

H HC/Wellness

Caldier

Support

HB 1549

AP course options

Increasing AP course options.

H Education

Stonier

 

ESHB 1554

Lead impacts

Reducing public health and environmental impacts from lead.

H Rules 3C

Doglio

 

HB 1556 (SB 5495)

Property tax rebates

Concerning property tax rebates for homeowners and renters.

H Finance

Berg

Oppose

HB 1557 (SB 5483)

Digital processing services

Concerning the classification of digital processing services. 

H Finance

Santos

 

SHB 1561

Public utility tax exemption

Increasing the public utility tax exemption threshold and annually adjusting the threshold for inflation.

H Rules R

Jacobsen

 

HB 1571 (SSB 5526)

Nursing facility rates

Concerning nursing facility rates.

H Approps

Tharinger

 

HB 1574

Methane/agriculture

Supporting Washington agriculture by capturing methane and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

H Approps

Rule

Support

HB 1585

Local infra. project areas

Addressing local infrastructure project areas.

H Finance

Cortes

 

2SHB 1586

Vehicular pursuits work grp.

Requiring the criminal justice training commission to establish a work group and grant program related to vehicular pursuits.

H Rules X

Goodman

Support

SHB 1596

Affordable housing incentive

Providing local governments with options to increase affordable housing in their communities.

H Finance

Kloba

 

HB 1605 (SSB 5668)

Small districts/skill center

Concerning small districts with less than 2,750 students and significant participation in skill centers.

H Approps

Rule

Support

HB 1606

Electronic commerce

Increasing accountability for products sold on electronic commerce platforms.

H ConsPro&Bus

Ryu

 

HB 1611

Local government permitting

Concerning local government permitting.

H Finance

Reed

 

HB 1612(E2SSB 5367)

Products containing THC

Concerning the regulation of products containing THC.

H Reg Subst & Ga

Kloba

Concerns

HB 1613 (SB 5467)

Controlled sub. possession

Encouraging treatment for possession of certain counterfeit drugs or controlled substances.

H Community Safe

Rule

 

HB 1616 (SB 5643)

Personal data rights charter

Creating a charter of people's personal data rights.

H Civil R & Judi

Kloba

 

HB 1619

Renewable energy resources

Incentivizing development and acquisition of renewable energy resources.

H Env & Energy

Fey

Support

HB 1623

Regional economic dev.

Concerning regional economic development visions and action plans.

H Approps

Volz

 

HB 1625 (SB 5615)

Rent controls/local gov.

Enabling local governments to plan and adopt programs to stabilize and control rents.

H Housing

Pollet

Oppose

2SHB 1628

Real estate excise tax

Increasing the supply of affordable housing by modifying the state and local real estate excise tax.

H Rules X

Chopp

Oppose

SHB 1633

Homes for heroes program

Creating a homes for heroes program.

H Cap Budget

Connors

Support

HB 1644 (SB 5482)

Margin tax

Concerning the margin tax.

H Finance

Walen

Oppose

HB 1649

Prejudgment interest

Concerning prejudgment interest.

H Civil R & Judi

Hackney

Oppose

HB 1659

Carbon market prices

Preventing carbon market price manipulation.

H Env & Energy

Dye

 

HB 1667 (SB 5563)

Prevailing wage

Concerning how the prevailing wage for public works is determined.

H Labor & Workpl

Schmidt

 

HB 1670

Property tax limit factor

Raising the limit factor for property taxes.

H Rules R

Ormsby

 

HB 1687 (SB 5548)

Vehicle service fees

Addressing vehicle service fees.

H Transportation

Eslick

 

HB 1691

Eluding a police vehicle

Expanding penalties for the crime of attempting to elude a pursuing police vehicle.

H Community Safe

Connors

Support

HB 1702 (SB 5686)

Senior citizens local tax

Imposing a local sales tax wholly credited against the state sales tax to support programs for senior citizens.

H Local Govt

Orcutt

 

HB 1703

Local property tax levies

Imposing local property tax levies wholly credited against the state property tax to provide support and services for veterans' assistance and for persons with developmental disabilities or mental health needs.

H Local Govt

Orcutt

 

HB 1704

Sales and use tax rate

Reducing the state sales and use tax rate.

H Finance

Orcutt

 

SHB 1709(ESSB 5301)

Commerce housing programs

Concerning housing programs administered by the department of commerce.

H Rules X

Tharinger

 

HB 1710 (SSB 5248)

Tutoring & extended learning

Using COVID-19 relief funding on high quality tutoring and rigorous extended learning programs.

H Approps

Rude

Support

HB 1716

Child care B&O credit

Supporting employers providing child care assistance to employees by establishing a business and occupation tax credit for businesses and requiring the department of revenue to provide a report to the legislature.

H Finance

Rule

Support

HB 1719

I-405 express & HOV lanes

Modifying the hours of operation for the Interstate 405 express toll lanes and high occupancy vehicle lanes.

H Transportation

Walsh

Concerns

HB 1721

Skill center class size

Concerning skill center class size.

H Approps

Paul

Support

HB 1723 (SSB 5651)

GMA/equity and env. justice

Concerning equity and environmental justice in the growth management act.

H Local Govt

Duerr

 

HB 1727

Transaction fees

Ensuring fairness and consistency for Washington state businesses by leveling the playing field on transaction fees.

H ConsPro&Bus

Chapman

 

SHB 1729

Hydrogen fuel products

Creating and expanding tax incentives for the research, development, production, and sale of hydrogen fuel products in Washington state.

H Rules 3C

Abbarno

 

HB 1733

Nursing degrees

Accessing degrees in nursing.

H Postsec Ed & W

Paul

 

SHB 1735

GMA/net ecological gain

Adding net ecological gain as a voluntary element of comprehensive plans under the growth management act.

H Approps

Lekanoff

Oppose

HB 1741

Prototypical school formulas

Increasing prototypical school formulas to support student health, well-being, and educational outcomes.

H Approps

Rule

 

SHB 1743

Employee ownership

Concerning employee ownership.

H Approps

Doglio

 

2SHB 1746(SB 5718)

State broadband map

Concerning a state broadband map.

H Rules X

Ryu

 

HB 1748(2SSB 5532)

Small rural hospital payment

Providing enhanced payment to low volume, small rural hospitals.

H HC/Wellness

Mosbrucker

 

SHB 1761

Property tax exemption

Increasing the personal property tax exemption.

H Rules R

Christian

Support

SHB 1767

Federal funding opps.

Concerning the role of the department of commerce in monitoring and providing technical assistance related to federal funding opportunities.

H Approps

Barnard

Support

HB 1780

Climate comm. act/fuel use

Addressing unintended consequences of the climate commitment act.

H Env & Energy

Schmick

 

HB 1785

COVID-19/occupational

Establishing COVID-19 as an occupational disease.

H Labor & Workpl

Berry

Oppose

HB 1787

Transport and delivery

Concerning the planning and implementation of infrastructure to facilitate the transport and delivery of goods.

H Local Govt

Sandlin

Support

HB 1793

Wireless devices tax

Funding digital equity by imposing a tax on certain wireless devices.

H Finance

Gregerson

Oppose

HB 1795

Estate tax

Making the estate tax more progressive.

H Finance

Street

Oppose

HB 1799

Data brokers

Concerning the registration of business entities that qualify as data brokers.

H ConsPro&Bus

Kloba

 

HB 1801

COVID-19 vaccine/state empl.

Eliminating COVID-19 vaccine requirements for new or prospective employees of state agencies.

H Labor & Workpla

Jacobsen

 

HB 1802

Minors in possession

Concerning minors in possession of alcohol, cannabis, or controlled substances.

H Community Safet

Cheney

 

HB 1817 (SB 5741)

Housing gap voucher pilot

Establishing a housing gap voucher pilot program.

H Housing

Rule

Support

HB 1820

Local sales tax uses

Increasing permissible uses of existing local sales tax authority.

H Local Govt

Walsh

 

SHB 1821

Postsecondary credentials

Creating a postsecondary credential transparency work group.

H Approps

Slatter

Support

HB 1832

Vehicle per mile charge

Implementing a per mile charge on vehicle usage of public roadways.

H Transportation

Fey

 

HB 1871

Ferry empl./COVID-19 vaccine

Concerning the Washington state ferries' treatment of employees and applicants without consideration of COVID-19 vaccines.

H Transportation

Walsh

 

HB 1872

Homeless housing grants

Establishing accountability requirements for homeless housing grant programs.

H Approps

Graham

 

HB 1882 (SSB 5723)

Even-numbered year elections

Giving cities and towns the freedom to switch their general elections to even-numbered years.

H State Govt & T

Farivar

 

HB 1897 (SSB 5809)

Charter schools/enrichment

Concerning enrichment funding for charter public schools.

H Approps

Springer

Support

HB 1904

Hybrid electric ferries

Using climate commitment act revenues to pay for hybrid electric ferries.

H Approps

Walsh

 

SHB 1914

Special education services

Improving the education of students with varying abilities by enhancing special education services.

H Approps

Couture

 

HB 1944

Running start for the trades

Establishing a running start for the trades grant program.

H Education

Orwall

Support

SHB 1959

PFML/small employers

Extending parts of the paid family and medical leave program to employers with fewer than 50 employees.

H Approps

Walen

Oppose

HB 1966

Manufacturing machinery/REET

Exempting manufacturing machinery and equipment from real estate excise tax.

H Finance

Walen

Support

SHB 2008

Housing cost task force

Creating a task force on housing cost driver analysis.

H Approps

Klicker

 

HB 2035

Work restrictions/age 16, 17

Concerning restrictions on the working conditions and hours of sixteen- and seventeen-year olds.

H Labor & Workpl

McClintock

Support

HB 2051

Small off-road engines

Reducing emissions from small off-road engines.

H Env & Energy

Walen

Concerns

HB 2063

Homebuyers/REET exemption

Providing an exemption from the real estate excise tax for transfers of property to qualifying low-income first-time homebuyers.

H Finance

Wylie

 

HB 2064

Homebuyers/REET exemption

Providing for an exemption from the real estate excise tax for transfers of property to qualifying low-income first-time homebuyers.

H Finance

Wylie

 

HB 2066 (SB 5948)

Health provider contracting

Addressing affordability through health care provider contracting.

H HC/Wellness

Riccelli

 

SHB 2070 (SB 5990)

Env. justice/SEPA projects

Integrating environmental justice considerations into certain project decisions.

H Approps

Mena

 

HB 2087

Apprenticeship objections

Concerning objections to apprenticeship programs.

H Labor & Workpl

Schmidt

Support

HB 2101

Child care licensing fees

Eliminating child care licensing fees.

H Approps

Rule

 

HB 2103(2SSB 5955)

Large port districts

Mitigating harm and improving equity in large port districts.

H Local Govt

Orwall

 

SHB 2130

Special education services

Extending special education services.

H Approps

Pollet

 

HB 2140

Adverse possession

Modifying laws related to adverse possession to protect legal owners of property.

H Civil R & Judi

Griffey

 

HB 2141

Housing in unincorp. areas

Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas within urban growth areas of large counties.

H Finance

Donaghy

 

HB 2149

Consumer personal info.

Protecting consumer personal information.

H ConsPro&Bus

Reeves

 

HB 2158

Urban growth area boundaries

Expanding urban growth area boundaries for residential development.

H Housing

Connors

 

HB 2168 (SB 5991)

Industrial insurance/duties

Concerning the duties of industrial insurance self-insured employers and third-party administrators.

H Labor & Workpl

Alvarado

Concerns

HB 2174

Funded special education

Concerning funded special education enrollment.

H Education

Pollet

 

HB 2175

Special education limits

Removing the enrollment limit for special education funding.

H Approps

Caldier

 

HB 2211 (SB 6076)

Criminal justice local tax

Granting local taxing authority to fund criminal justice.

H Local Govt

Stearns

 

HB 2219

Affordable housing/tax ex.

Providing tax relief for nonprofit development of affordable housing.

H Finance

Hackney

 

HB 2228

Middle housing density

Decreasing the minimum density requirements for middle housing.

H Housing

Christian

 

HB 2231

Law enforcement funding

Incentivizing cities and counties to attract and retain commissioned law enforcement officers.

H Local Govt

Walen

 

HB 2244 (SSB 6069)

Retirement savings

Improving retirement security for Washingtonians by establishing Washington saves, an automatic enrollment individual retirement savings account program, and updating the Washington retirement marketplace statute.

H ConsPro&Bus

Reeves

Concerns

HB 2272

LTSS commission recs.

Addressing recommendations of the long-term services and supports trust commission by increasing access to benefits, establishing a voluntary private market supplemental long-term care insurance option, creating a pilot project to assess the long-term services and supports trust program, and making operational changes to streamline and enhance fairness in the administration of the long-term services and supports trust program.

H HC/Wellness

Macri

Neutral

HB 2276 (SB 6191)

Housing/taxes

Increasing the supply of affordable and workforce housing.

H Finance

Berg

Oppose

HB 2278 (SB 6248)

Capital gains tax

Modifying the capital gains tax under chapter 82.87 RCW and related statutes by closing loopholes, repealing and replacing the business and occupation tax credit with a capital gains tax credit, clarifying ambiguities and making technical corrections in a manner that is not estimated to affect state or local tax collections, treating spouses and domestic partners more consistently, modifying and adding definitions, creating a good faith penalty waiver, and modifying the publication schedule for inflation adjustments.

H Finance

Thai

 

HB 2285 (SSB 5986)

Out-of-network health costs

Protecting consumers from out-of-network health care services charges.

H HC/Wellness

Riccelli

Support

HB 2345

Landlord-tenant task force

Preparing for revisions to the residential landlord-tenant act.

H Housing

Barkis

 

HB 2349 (SB 6241)

Job posting wage disclosures

Strengthening pay transparency requirements.

H Labor & Workpl

Stonier

Support

HB 2353

Residential targeted areas

Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas within urban growth areas of counties.

H Housing

Nance

 

HB 2360

Digital workforce

Creating the Washington digital empowerment and workforce inclusion act.

H Approps

Slatter

Support

HB 2376

CCA public entity oblig.

Concerning the regulatory obligations of certain public entities, including municipal gas utilities, under the climate commitment act.

H Env & Energy

Robertson

 

HB 2378

Health care facility fees

Concerning facility fees charged by certain affiliated health care providers.

H HC/Wellness

Tharinger

 

HB 2380 (SB 6082)

Paraeducator compensation

Increasing compensation for Washington paraeducators.

H Approps

Shavers

 

SHB 2390 (SB 6200)

Eluding & resisting arrest

Concerning penalties related to eluding police vehicles and resisting arrest.

H Approps

Shavers

 

HB 2406 (SB 6289)

16&17 y/o employ. work group

Establishing a work group to assess the restrictions on the employment of 16 and 17 year olds.

H Labor & Workpl

Connors

Support

HB 2418 (SB 6250)

Working families/prop. tax

Increasing the working families' tax credit to reflect the economic burden of property taxes incorporated into rental amounts charged to residential tenants.

H Finance

Berg

 

HB 2419

Homeowner property tax ex.

Providing housing safety, security, and protection by creating the homeowner relief property tax exemption.

H Finance

Berg

 

HB 2420

Law enforcement training

Concerning law enforcement training.

H Community Safe

Donaghy

 

HB 2425

Rental support program

Enacting the home affordability sustainment act, a rental support program.

H Housing

Rule

 

HB 2436

Local sales and use tax

Creating a local sales and use tax.

H Local Govt

Corry

 

SHB 2437

Retirement savings

Incentivizing retirement savings options for Washington businesses and their employees.

H Approps

Santos

 

HB 2439

Personal income taxes

Concerning personal income.

H Finance

Volz

Support

HB 2443 (SSB 6053)

Education data sharing

Improving equitable access to postsecondary education.

H Postsec Ed & W

Nance

 

HB 2448

Public school grant assist.

Expanding grant access opportunities for public schools.

H Approps