CAPR Bills Legislate Action

20170421080000 now 20170425230000
2017 y2 2018
Bills before the Washington Legislature Affecting Property Rights
All Daily Report April 24, 2017
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HB 1014 Ecology rules/peer review
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 4 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Requires the Department of Ecology (ECY) to seek peer review of the small business economic impact statements and cost-benefit analyses that the ECY conducts in conjunction with the adoption of agency rules. Requires the ECY to construct optimistic and pessimistic scenarios of the probable costs and benefits of rules, taking into account feedback received during the peer review process. Prohibits the ECY from adopting a rule whose probable benefits do not outweigh its probable costs, with a greater mathematical weighting given to pessimistic low-benefit and high-cost scenarios.
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House Bill 101412/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10141/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10141/9/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1014History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SB 5003 Minimum flows/ecology auth.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 3 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Allows the Department of Ecology to approve a use of water that will impair a minimum flow if a mitigation plan that mitigates for the impact of the approval on fish is implemented.Authorizes permanent or temporary withdrawals of water which would conflict with instream flow rules where it is clear that overriding considerations of the public interest will be served.
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Senate Bill 500312/12/2016Digest of Senate Bill 50031/6/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 50031/12/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5003History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1009 Environ. impact mitigation
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Requires environmental impacts identified by a lead agency acting under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) to be significant, in addition to specific and adverse, in order for the lead agency to condition or deny a government action on the basis of those environmental impacts.
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House Bill 100912/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10091/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10091/17/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1009History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1013 Environ. policy act overlap
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 4 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Alters the requirements for analysis and mitigation under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for actions that are addressed by development regulations, plans, and other legal authorities. Requires, rather than authorizes, SEPA lead agencies to identify elements of the environment addressed by questions on the SEPA checklist that are adequately covered by other legal authorities.Authorizes SEPA lead agencies to ignore adequately covered elements of the environment during SEPA analysis and to delete adequately covered SEPA checklist questions, and prohibits appeals on the basis of impacts to adequately covered elements of the environment.Directs appeals courts to expedite appeals of certain land use and planning decisions.
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House Bill 101312/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10131/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10131/17/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1013History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1202 International law & property
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Prohibits the adoption, development, or implementation of community development policies based on international accords that infringe or restrict private property rights and the expenditure of public funds in furtherance of any international accords that endanger a citizen's private property rights.
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House Bill 12021/12/2017Digest of House Bill 12021/13/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1202History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SJR 8202 School district bonds
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -4 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Proposes an amendment to the state Constitution to allow a simple majority of voters voting to authorize school district bonds.
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Digest of Senate Joint Resolution 82021/11/2017Senate Joint Resolution 82021/10/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SJR 8202History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1455 Ecology policies enforcement
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Prohibits any policy of the department of ecology from being enforced unless and until it has been adopted pursuant to the administrative procedure act, codified in the Washington Administrative Code, and ratified by act of the legislature.
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House Bill 14551/19/2017Digest of House Bill 14551/20/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1455History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SB 5024 Groundwater supply avail.
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -8 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Allows counties to establish a mitigation program for the mitigation of impacts upon surface waters of new permit-exempt groundwater withdrawals. Allows an applicant that plans to use a permit-exempt groundwater withdrawal for a building permit, subdivision, or dedication to show water availability where water will be withdrawn from a source that meets certain conditions or where there will be mitigation.Creates the Permit-Exempt Well Withdrawal Mitigation Committee.
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Senate Bill 50241/6/2017Digest of Senate Bill 50241/9/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 50241/24/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5024History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1016 Private property forfeiture
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 7 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Requires that a property owner be found guilty of a felony before a court may enter a final order of forfeiture of private property. Limits property that may be forfeited to that which a court finds is directly involved in, connected with, traceable to, or derived from the felony offense committed by the owner.
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House Bill 101612/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10161/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10161/11/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1016History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1072 Constitutionality of acts
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 4 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Establishes the balance of powers restoration act to restore the balance of powers between and among the branches of government as established by the people in the state Constitution.
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House Bill 10721/6/2017Digest of House Bill 10721/9/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1072History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1074 Wildfire protection assess.
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -6 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Requires the department of natural resources to annually impose an assessment of twenty dollars on each housing unit in unincorporated areas of counties west of the crest of the Cascade mountains, and thirty dollars on each housing unit in unincorporated areas of counties east of the crest of the Cascade mountains, that is located on department protected lands or lands protected by a fire protection district.Creates the community wildfire protection account.
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House Bill 10741/9/2017Digest of House Bill 10741/10/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1074History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1103 Federal land transfer
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Establishes the transfer of public lands act.Creates the joint select committee on the transfer of public lands to: (1) Prepare certain proposed legislation, with guidance from other interested parties and stakeholders, including creating a public lands commission; and(2) Study any issues related to public lands as determined by the commissioner of public lands and the attorney general.
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House Bill 11031/10/2017Digest of House Bill 11031/11/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1103History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1350 Local growth mngmnt planning
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Establishes the locally operated growth management act.Addresses local jurisdictions electing to participate in local operated growth management.Abolishes the growth management hearings board.Requires the growth management hearings board to transfer its: (1) Reports, documents, surveys, books, records, files, papers, written material, office furnishings and equipment, motor vehicles, and other tangible property to the department of enterprise services; and(2) Funds, credits, or other assets to the office of financial management.Requires existing contracts and obligations to be terminated or transferred to the office of financial management.Prohibits the growth management hearings board from accepting new petitions after July 1, 2017.Requires the board to issue a final order or dismissal of a case without prejudice in all of its cases on or before June 30, 2017.
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House Bill 13501/17/2017Digest of House Bill 13501/18/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1350History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1749 Growth mgmt planning req's
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Repeals the growth management act (chapter 36.70A RCW).Requires the department of commerce to: (1) Prepare recommendations, in the form of draft legislation, to modify or repeal statutory provisions associated with chapter 36.70A RCW that are affected by the repeal of that chapter; and(2) Submit the recommendations to the appropriate legislative committees.
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House Bill 17491/26/2017Digest of House Bill 17491/27/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1749History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1770 Trans. district boundaries
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Addresses transportation benefit district boundaries including whole parcels.
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House Bill 17701/26/2017Digest of House Bill 17701/27/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1770History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1774 Urban growth boundaries
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Establishes the environmental protection land exchange act.Authorizes local governments, that are within rural counties, to designate and permit development on parcels of property outside of urban growth areas, to urban levels of service, without expanding the urban growth areas if certain square footage requirements are met.States that nothing in this act authorizes the growth management hearings board to hear petitions alleging noncompliance with this act.
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House Bill 17741/27/2017Digest of House Bill 17741/30/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1774History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1104 Unlawful entry/private prop.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 7 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Creates three new crimes: (1) trespass to unlawfully collect resource data; (2) unlawfully collecting resource data; and (3) trespass to access adjacent or proximate land.Requires state and local government entities that are in possession of unlawfully collected resource data to destroy that resource data.
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House Bill 11041/10/2017Digest of House Bill 11041/11/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 11041/24/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1104History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1454 Eminent domain/economic dev.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 10 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Prohibits public entities from taking private property for the purpose of economic development.
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House Bill 14541/19/2017Digest of House Bill 14541/20/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 14541/31/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1454History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1328 Ecology/rule making altern.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Requires the Department of Ecology to analyze specific rule-making alternatives and associated cost estimates.
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House Bill 13281/16/2017Digest of House Bill 13281/17/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 13282/10/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1328History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SSB 5607 Education
Replaces the state's prototypical school funding model with a new allocation method that is generally based on a flat per-pupil allocation of $10,000 and that further adjusts each school district's allocations based on revenue collected in that district from a new state property tax.Replaces the state's categorical program funding formulas for special education, learning assistance, transitional bilingual and highly capable with per-pupil allocations and creates two new per-pupil categorical programs for vocational education and homeless students.Eliminates categorical funding for the pupil transportation program.Repeals Initiative 732 cost-of-living adjustments and Initiative 1351 class size reductions.Creates the state "Local Effort Levy," a new regular state property tax that is not subject to the 1 percent revenue growth limit and that is deposited in the Education Legacy Trust Account.Phases in the new Local Effort Levy to increase aggregate state property tax collections by $0.45 per $1,000 assessed value in calendar year 2018 and $1.80 per $1,000 assessed value in calendar year 2019.Requires the Legislature to prioritize Near-General Fund revenue growth to first fund the per-pupil formula and then to reduce the new Local Effort Levy to $1.25 per $1,000 assessed value.Delays for one year changes to the formulas for calculating school districts' maximum maintenance and and operation levy authority, and corresponding local effort assistance.Eliminates voter-approved excess maintenance and operation levies for calendar year 2019 and beginning in 2020 limits voter-approved excess levies to 10 percent of state and federal funding.Creates requirements related to paraeducator standards, certification, endorsements, education, and training; establishes a paraeducator board to administer rules related to paraeducators; and requires a study on the effectiveness of paraeducators in improving student outcomes.Makes numerous additional revisions to school district management, including changes to collective bargaining, teacher discipline and retention, school district accounting and reporting, and applicability of state laws to school districts.Submits most provisions of the bill to the voters for their approval or rejection at the next general election.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
SSB 5607 - AMENDMENT NUMBER 3 BY SENATOR WELLMAN, ON PAGE 3, LINE 132-1-2017SENATE242500
SSB 5607 - AMENDMENT NUMBER 4 BY SENATOR DARNEILLE, ON PAGE 9, LINE 22-1-2017SENATE242500
SSB 5607 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE2-1-2017SENATE252400
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Senate Bill 56071/30/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5607 as Recommended by Ways & Means2/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Wellman (S1198.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Darneille (S1200.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Carlyle (S1202.3) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Carlyle (S1224.2) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Keiser (S1197.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Billig (S1194.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 56072/1/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 56071/30/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5607 as Reported by Senate Ways & Means on 01-31-20171/31/2017
Senate Bill Report on Substitute Senate Bill 5607 as Passed Senate on 02-01-20172/1/2017
Initial House Analysis of Substitute Senate Bill 56072/6/2017
Digest of Senate Bill 56071/31/2017Digest of Substitute Senate Bill 56072/2/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SSB 5607History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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HB 1005 Agency rule-making authority
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 10 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Eliminates agency rulemaking authority, except for limited purposes related to emergencies or fish and wildlife management. Expires all existing agency rules unless extended or enacted into law by the Legislature.
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House Bill 100512/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10051/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10052/10/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1005History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1240 JARRC/agency rule making
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Grants authority to the Joint Administrative Rules Review Committee to suspend an existing agency rule, subject to legislative review.
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House Bill 12401/12/2017Initial House Analysis of House Bill 12402/10/2017
Digest of House Bill 12401/13/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1240History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SB 5772 Property tax revenue limit
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Changes the annual regular property tax revenue growth limit to the greater of 101 percent or 100 percent plus population change and inflation, up to 105 percent.Changes the inflationary measure from the Implicit Price Deflator for Personal Consumption Expenditures to the Consumer Price Index.Adds population change as a new cost driver.
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Senate Bill 57722/8/2017Digest of Senate Bill 57722/9/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 57722/13/2017Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 57722/16/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5772History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SB 5794 Trust water rights program
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 2 (Good) Impact is Serious
Provides that a transfer of a seasonal irrigation water right to the Trust Water Rights Program for the purpose of providing mitigation water for year-round potable water supplies may not be considered to cause impairment to instream flows under certain conditions.
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Senate Bill 57942/9/2017Digest of Senate Bill 57942/13/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 57942/16/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5794History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1348 State water code priorities
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Provides that regardless of the priority date established for minimum instream flows, such flows have an inferior priority relative to water rights applied to beneficial use for potable water supply, water for agriculture and irrigation, and water for commercial and industrial purposes.
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House Bill 13481/17/2017Digest of House Bill 13481/18/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 13482/8/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1348History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1349 Groundwater wells/water lev.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Considers de minimis impacts from permit-exempt withdrawals of groundwater to be forever fully mitigated in light of the beneficial impacts on fish habitat that accrue from investments in state water resource improvement. Specifies that permit-exempt withdrawals of groundwater do not require water rights and do not impair senior water rights.
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House Bill 13491/17/2017Digest of House Bill 13491/18/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 13492/8/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1349History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1885 Water resources/local gov.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 2 (Good) Impact is Serious
Permits a county or city to refer to applicable Department of Ecology (Ecology) instream flow rules when complying with the Growth Management Act's requirements regarding the protection of surface water and groundwater resources and to determine the existence of an adequate potable water supply when approving an application for a subdivision or similar development. Permits an applicant for a residential building permit to provide evidence of an adequate water supply by presenting a water well report for certain permit-exempt groundwater withdrawals.Establishes a fee of up to $250 to be charged in connection with an application for a building permit that will rely on a permit-exempt groundwater withdrawal for its water supply; the fee must be remitted to Ecology for the purpose of supporting the collection of accurate information regarding permit-exempt groundwater withdrawals.Authorizes Ecology to condition a water rights permit on mitigating impacts to fish and other aquatic resources.Directs Ecology to establish a program to mitigate cumulative impacts of permit-exempt domestic wells in basins where Ecology has adopted a minimum instream flow rule.
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House Bill 18852/1/2017Digest of House Bill 18852/2/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 18852/7/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1885 as Reported by House Agriculture & Natural Resources on 02-16-20172/16/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1885History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1918 Groundwater treatment
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -4 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Allows county legislative authorities to implement programs for mitigating new permit-exempt groundwater withdrawal impacts.Requires the Department of Ecology (Ecology), upon request by a county, to assist counties in adopting mitigation programs and provide data and mapping of ground and surface water resources in the county, and directs certain new Ecology responsibilities related to permit-exempt groundwater well withdrawals and water banking. Creates the Water Mitigation Assistance Account.
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House Bill 19182/1/2017Digest of House Bill 19182/2/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 19182/7/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1918 as Reported by House Agriculture & Natural Resources on 02-16-20172/16/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1918History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1382 Groundwater withdrawals
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 7 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Creates a presumption, in the absence of conclusive information to the contrary, that a groundwater withdrawal from a permit-exempt well will not impair a minimum flow of a surface water body.Defines "conclusive information" to include, at a minimum and among other things, site-specific groundwater testing data that demonstrate a hydrological connection between the groundwater source and the surface water body whose minimum flow would be impacted by groundwater withdrawal. Prohibits a city, town, or county from withholding approval of a subdivision or a building permit on the basis of not having sufficient evidence to rebut the presumption of nonimpairment. Requires that comprehensive plans prepared pursuant to certain statutes address the protection of groundwater used for public water supplies in a manner consistent with the presumption of nonimpairment.
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House Bill 13821/17/2017Digest of House Bill 13821/18/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 13822/8/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1382History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SSB 5616 Adminstrative rules & policy
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
Prohibits any rule or policy adopted by a state agency after July 1, 2017, from being enforced unless it is adopted pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), codified in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and has either been ratified by act of the Legislature or adopted by an agency that has successfully completed an excellence assessment.
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Senate Bill 56161/30/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5616 as Recommended by State Government2/17/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 56162/15/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5616 as Reported by Senate State Government on 02-17-20172/17/2017
Digest of Senate Bill 56161/31/2017Digest of Substitute Senate Bill 56162/27/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SSB 5616History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SB 5617 Ecology policies enforcement
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Prohibits any policy of the department of ecology from being enforced unless and until it has been adopted pursuant to the administrative procedure act, codified in the Washington Administrative Code, and ratified by act of the legislature.
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Senate Bill 56171/30/2017Digest of Senate Bill 56171/31/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5617History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SHB 1428 Construction in state waters
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -3 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Expands the scope of projects that qualify for expedited Hydraulic Project Approval (HPA ) review and approval as fish habitat enhancement projects.Changes the fee structure for HPAs, from a flat fee for projects of all sizes to a variable fee based on, among other things, the complexity of the project.Requires the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to refund all or part of the permit processing fee under certain conditions.Describes the scope of hydraulic projects required to obtain the WDFW's approval.
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House Bill 14281/18/2017Digest of House Bill 14281/19/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 14282/2/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1428 as Reported by House Agriculture & Natural Resources on 02-16-20172/16/2017
Substitute House Bill 1428 as Recommended by Agriculture & Natural Resources2/20/2017
Digest of Substitute House Bill 14283/14/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SHB 1428History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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SHB 1692 Agriculture and farming
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -7 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Adds marijuana, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products to the list of farm products whose production constitutes an "agricultural activity" so as to be presumed reasonable and not a nuisance.Provides that, for purposes of the nuisance statute, agricultural activities involving marijuana, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products must be considered to have been established as of the date they were licensed by the Liquor and Cannabis Board.Excludes the sale of marijuana, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products from the business and occupations tax exemption for agricultural products.Removes marijuana, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products from the scope of commodities whose production constitutes agricultural labor under the state unemployment compensation statute.Removes marijuana, useable marijuana, and marijuana-infused products from the scope of commodities whose production is exempt from the state overtime statute.
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House Bill 16921/25/2017Digest of House Bill 16921/26/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 16922/15/2017
Substitute House Bill 1692 as Recommended by Agriculture & Natural Resources2/17/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1692 as Reported by House Agriculture & Natural Resources on 02-16-20172/16/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Buys (HATF 064) to Substitute House Bill 16922/27/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Buys (H2201.1) to Substitute House Bill 16922/28/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Dent (HATF 087) to House Amendment by Rep. Buys (H2201.1) to Substitute House Bill 16923/6/2017
Digest of Substitute House Bill 16923/14/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SHB 1692History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1778 School district bonds
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Authorizes school districts to issue general obligation bonds for capital purposes, levy taxes to make payments on those bonds, and exceed the statutory debt limit with approval by a simple majority of the voters voting at the election, rather than approval by 60 percent of the voters voting where the total number of voters is at least 40 percent of the total at the last preceding general election.Provides that the bill is void unless a Constitutional amendment to this effect is approved at the next general election.
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House Bill 17781/27/2017Digest of House Bill 17781/30/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 17783/21/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1778History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HB 1779 School district bonds/voting
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Authorizes school districts to issue general obligation bonds for capital purposes, levy taxes to make payments on those bonds, and exceed the statutory debt limit with approval by a simple majority of the voters, rather than approval by 60 percent of the voters, at a general election where the total number of voters is at least 40 percent of the total at the last preceding general election.Provides that the bill is void unless a Constitutional amendment to this effect is approved at the next general election.
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House Bill 17791/27/2017Digest of House Bill 17791/30/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 17793/21/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1779History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HJR 4203 School district bonds
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Amends the state Constitution to authorize school districts to issue general obligation bonds for capital purposes, levy taxes to make payments on those bonds, and exceed a Constitutional debt limit with approval by a simple majority of the voters, voting on the proposition, rather than approval by 60 percent of the voters at a general election where the total number of voters is at least 40 percent of the total at the last preceding general election.
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Digest of House Joint Resolution 42031/30/2017House Joint Resolution 42031/30/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 42033/21/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HJR 4203History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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HJR 4204 School district bonds/voting
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Serious
Amends the state Constitution to authorize school districts to issue general obligation bonds for capital purposes, levy taxes to make payments on those bonds, and exceed a Constitutional debt limit with approval by a simple majority of the voters, rather than approval by 60 percent of the voters, at a general election where the total number of voters is at least 40 percent of the total at the last preceding general election.
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House Joint Resolution 42041/27/2017Digest of House Joint Resolution 42041/30/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 42043/21/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HJR 4204History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bills , New Document Digests , New Document Amendments
2SSB 5254 Buildable lands & zoning
Brief Summary of Second Substitute BillModifies timelines and factors in the review and evaluation program in the Growth Management Act.Creates a property tax exemption program for cities and counties to preserve affordable housing for low-income households.Extends the $40 surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance to 2029.
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
Senate Bill 52541/17/2017Digest of Senate Bill 52541/18/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 52541/26/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5254 as Reported by Senate Local Government on 02-14-20172/14/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5254 as Recommended by Local Government2/15/2017
Digest of Substitute Senate Bill 52542/21/2017Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 52542/22/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5254 as Reported by Senate Ways & Means on 03-20-20173/20/2017
Second Substitute Senate Bill 5254 as Recommended by Ways & Means3/22/2017
Digest of Second Substitute Senate Bill 52543/23/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Palumbo (S2484.1) to Second Substitute Senate Bill 52543/30/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Fain (S2485.1) to Second Substitute Senate Bill 52543/30/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Fain (S2534.1) to Second Substitute Senate Bill 52544/4/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Fain (S2534.2) to Second Substitute Senate Bill 52544/5/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for 2SSB 5254History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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Schedualed meeting add/change
ESSB 5281 On-site sewage systems
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 8 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Brief Summary of Engrossed Substitute BillRestricts state Board of Health and local rules related to on-site sewage systems (OSS) from requiring private monitoring contracts to be a condition of OSS use permits, from requiring dedicated easements for certain OSS activities, or from requiring the replacement of OSS in certain circumstances.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
ESSB 5281 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE3-1-2017SENATE292000
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
Senate Bill 52811/18/2017Digest of Senate Bill 52811/19/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 52811/31/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5281 as Reported by Senate Local Government on 02-14-20172/14/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5281 as Recommended by Local Government2/15/2017
Digest of Substitute Senate Bill 52812/21/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Angel (S1774.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 52813/1/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5281 as Passed Senate on 03-01-20173/1/2017
Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5281 as Recommended by Local Government3/2/2017
Initial House Analysis of Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 52813/21/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for ESSB 5281History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bill Reports , New Document Amendments
SB 5445 Eminent domain/economic dev.
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 10 (Outstanding) Impact is Critical
(As Amended by Committee)Provides that private property may be taken only for public use, that taking for economic development does not constitute public use, and that no public entity may take property for the purpose of economic development.Specifies that condemnation of property in blighted areas for economic development is not a public use.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
SB 5445 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE2-28-2017SENATE252400
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
Senate Bill 54451/24/2017Digest of Senate Bill 54451/25/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 54451/27/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5445 as Reported by Senate Law & Justice on 02-01-20172/1/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Rolfes (S1912.1) to Senate Bill 54452/28/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5445 as Passed Senate on 02-28-20172/28/2017
Initial House Analysis of Senate Bill 54453/16/2017
House Amendment by House Committee on Judiciary (H2499.1) to Senate Bill 54453/24/2017
House Bill Report on Senate Bill 5445 as Reported by House Judiciary on 03-23-20173/23/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SB 5445History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
XX
Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bill Reports
HB 1764 Property tax revenue limit
CAPR Recommends DO NOT PASS CAPR rating = -5 (Poor) Impact is Critical
Changes the annual regular property tax revenue growth limit to the greater of 100 percent plus population change and inflation, but not to exceed 105 percent, and 101 percent.
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
House Bill 17641/26/2017Digest of House Bill 17641/27/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 17642/10/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1764 as Reported by House Finance on 03-30-20173/30/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 1764History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
XX
Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bills
SHB 1010 Dept. of ecology agreements
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Directs the Department of Ecology (ECY) to post on its website and annually update information describing the ECY's interagency agreements with other government agencies.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
SHB 1010 - FINAL PASSAGE2-28-2017HOUSE98000
SHB 1010 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE4-4-2017SENATE49000
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
House Bill 101012/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10101/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10101/9/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1010 as Reported by House Environment on 02-07-20172/7/2017
Substitute House Bill 1010 as Recommended by Environment2/9/2017
Digest of Substitute House Bill 10102/9/2017
House Bill Report on Substitute House Bill 1010 as Passed House on 02-28-20172/28/2017
Senate Bill Report on Substitute House Bill 10103/14/2017
Senate Bill Report on Substitute House Bill 1010 as Reported by Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications on 03-283/28/2017
House Bill Report on Substitute House Bill 1010 as Passed Legislature on 04-04-20174/4/2017
Senate Bill Report on Substitute House Bill 1010 as Passed Senate on 04-04-20174/4/2017
Substitute House Bill 1010 as Recommended by Environment - as passed by the Legislature4/5/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SHB 1010History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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Schedualed meeting add/change
HB 2167 RTA tax nullification
Authorizes taxes approved by regional transit authority voters to be nullified within the complete boundaries of a city or county within a regional transit authority if certain conditions are met.
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
House Bill 21673/17/2017Digest of House Bill 21673/20/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for HB 2167History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.org
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Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bills
SSB 5472 Ballot drop boxes
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 10 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Requires each county to have at least one ballot drop box per 15,000 registered voters in the county, and in each city, town, and census-designated area with a post office to have at least one ballot drop box.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
SSB 5472 - FINAL PASSAGE4-5-2017HOUSE524501
SSB 5472 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE2-27-2017SENATE49000
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
Senate Bill 54721/24/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5472 as Recommended by State Government2/17/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 54722/8/2017
Senate Bill Report on Senate Bill 5472 as Reported by Senate State Government on 02-17-20172/17/2017
Senate Bill Report on Substitute Senate Bill 5472 as Passed Senate on 02-27-20172/27/2017
Initial House Analysis of Substitute Senate Bill 54723/14/2017
House Bill Report on Substitute Senate Bill 5472 as Reported by House State Government, Elections & Information Technolo3/21/2017
Digest of Senate Bill 54721/25/2017Digest of Substitute Senate Bill 54723/17/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Koster (H2614.1) to Substitute Senate Bill 54724/5/2017
House Bill Report on Substitute Senate Bill 5472 as Passed House on 04-05-20174/5/2017
Final Bill Report on Substitute Senate Bill 54724/5/2017
Substitute Senate Bill 5472 as Recommended by State Government - as passed by the Legislature4/7/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for SSB 5472History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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Schedualed meeting add/change , New Document Bills
ESHB 1503 On-site sewage sys. mandates
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 7 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Brief Summary of Engrossed Substitute BillDeclares that the Growth Management Act (GMA) does not preclude counties from certifying homeowners, or their family members or tenants, to inspect their on-site sewage systems (OSS).Declares that counties are not relieved of the obligation to protect water quality under the GMA.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
ESHB 1503 - FINAL PASSAGE3-8-2017HOUSE91601
ESHB 1503 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE4-5-2017SENATE48001
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
House Bill 15031/20/2017Digest of House Bill 15031/23/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 15031/30/2017
Substitute House Bill 1503 as Recommended by Environment2/17/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1503 as Reported by House Environment on 02-16-20172/16/2017
Digest of Substitute House Bill 15032/24/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Maycumber (LIPS 399) to Substitute House Bill 15033/2/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Fitzgibbon (LIPS 400) to Substitute House Bill 15033/7/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Maycumber (LIPS 401) to Substitute House Bill 15033/7/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Fitzgibbon (LIPS 409) to House Amendment by Rep. Maycumber (LIPS 401) to Substitute House Bill 13/8/2017
Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Recommended by Environment3/9/2017
House Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Passed House on 03-08-20173/8/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 15033/21/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Reported by Senate Local Government on 03-28-20173/28/2017
House Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Passed Legislature on 04-05-20174/5/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Passed Senate on 04-05-20174/5/2017
Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1503 as Recommended by Environment - as passed by the Legislature4/6/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for ESHB 1503History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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ESHB 1017 School siting
CAPR Recommends DO PASS CAPR rating = 5 (Outstanding) Impact is Serious
Brief Summary of Engrossed Substitute BillProvides that the Growth Management Act (GMA) does not prohibit a county planning fully under the GMA from authorizing the extension of public facilities and utilities to serve a school sited in a rural area under certain conditions, including, among others, that the county and any affected cities agree with the siting, that any public facility or utility that is extended beyond the urban growth area to serve the school is limited in the number of other properties that it may serve, and that any impacts associated with the siting of the school are mitigated as required by the State Environmental Policy Act.Permits a public facility or utility extended beyond the urban growth area in order to serve a school to also serve a property or properties in addition to the school, provided that the county and any affected cities agree with the request and provided that the property is located no further from the public facility or utility than the distance that, if the property were within the urban growth area, the property would be required to connect to the public facility or utility.Permits a county to site in the rural area a school that serves students from an urban area, even where otherwise prohibited by a multicounty planning policy, under certain conditions, including, among others, that the county must have a population greater than 840,000 but less than 1,500,000, and that the county abut at least six other counties. Requires the amendment of any multicounty planning policy in which any county that sites a school in the rural area is a participant, at the next regularly scheduled update, to include a policy that addresses the siting of schools in rural areas.Requires, for any county that sites a school in the rural area and that is also a participant in a multicounty planning policy, that the school districts in such a county participate in the county's periodic comprehensive plan updates.
VoteDateChamberYeasNaysAbsentExcused
ESHB 1017 - FINAL PASSAGE AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE4-18-2017HOUSE811502
Showing Minority Votes only (NAYS)
RepresentativeDistRating PLVote
APPLETON SHERRY V23Poor46Nay
GOODMAN ROGER E45Poor46Nay
RYU CINDY S32Poor70Nay
KLOBA SHELLEY A1Poor74Nay
BERGQUIST STEVEN A11Poor81Nay
MACRI NICOLE43Not Rated83Nay
STANFORD DEREK C1Poor84Nay
RepresentativeDistRating PLVote
KAGI RUTH LECOCQ32Poor86Nay
SENN TANA D41Poor87Nay
DOGLIO BETH M22Not Rated90Nay
FEY JACOB C27Poor91Nay
FARRELL JESSYN S46Poor92Nay
TARLETON GAEL D36Poor94Nay
MCBRIDE JOAN L48Poor97Nay
JINKINS LAURIE A27Poor98Nay
ESHB 1017 - FINAL PASSAGE3-7-2017HOUSE821501
ESHB 1017 - 3RD READING & FINAL PASSAGE AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE4-11-2017SENATE311701
LINKSUpdatedLINKSUpdated
House Bill 101712/5/2016Digest of House Bill 10171/6/2017
Initial House Analysis of House Bill 10171/12/2017
Substitute House Bill 1017 as Recommended by Environment2/17/2017
House Bill Report on House Bill 1017 as Reported by House Environment on 02-16-20172/16/2017
Digest of Substitute House Bill 10172/24/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Fitzgibbon (H2312.1) to Substitute House Bill 10173/7/2017
House Amendment by Rep. Appleton (HATF 109) to House Amendment by Rep. Fitzgibbon (H2312.1) to Substitute House Bill 1013/7/2017
Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Recommended by Environment3/8/2017
House Bill Report on Engrossed House Bill 1017 as Passed House on 03-07-20173/7/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 10173/23/2017
Senate Amendment by Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education (S2461.1) to Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1013/29/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Reported by Senate Early Learning & K-12 Education on 03-23/28/2017
Senate Amendment by Sen. Zeiger (S2626.4) to Engrossed Substitute House Bill 10174/10/2017
Senate Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Passed Senate on 04-11-20174/11/2017
House Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Amended by the Senate on 04-11-20174/11/2017
Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Recommended by Environment - as passed by the Legislature4/18/2017
House Bill Report on Engrossed Substitute House Bill 1017 as Passed Legislature on 04-18-20174/18/2017
Link to “Public Comment on Bill” for ESHB 1017History/Statuswww.washingtonvotes.orgRoll Calls
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