Bill Tracking List

Bill Tracking List

Below is a list of bills identified by CAPAA that may be of interest to the Asian Pacific Islander communities. For more information, visit www.leg.wa.gov.

Civil Rights & Justice

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Latest Cmte Mtg Info
HB 1000 Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers. Law enforcement deadly force H Public Safety 01/09/2017 Doglio SB 5000

(SLaw & Justice)

HB 1022 Enhancing crime victim participation in the criminal justice system process. Crime victim participation H Public Safety 01/09/2017 MacEwen Jan 30 Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM.
HB 1041 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. REAL ID compliance H Trans 01/09/2017 Clibborn SB 5008

(SRules 2)

Jan 19 Public hearing in the House Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM.
HB 1093 Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions. Legal financial obligations H Rules R 01/30/2017 Appleton Jan 26 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.
SHB 1112 Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor. Trafficking victims/vacating H Rules R 02/03/2017 Orwall SB 5272

(SLaw & Justice)

Feb 2 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM.
HB 1158 Restoring the fair treatment of underserved groups in public employment, education, and contracting. I-200 repeal H Cap Budget 01/16/2017 Santos Feb 10 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
SHB 1186 Concerning the provision of and reimbursement for certain court interpreter services. Court interpreter services H Approps 01/30/2017 Santos Jan 26 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.
SHB 1273 Concerning the alignment of state statutes with federal standards for the issuance of nondomiciled commercial drivers’ licenses and nondomiciled commercial learners’ permits. Nondomiciled licenses H TRDPS 02/01/2017 Ryu Feb 1 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM.
HB 1285 Modifying oath requirements for interpreters in legal proceedings. Legal interpreters/oaths H 2nd Reading 01/31/2017 Graves Jan 26 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM.
HB 1386 Concerning the employee status of language translators and interpreters. Employee status/translators H Labor & Workpla 01/18/2017 Stambaugh SB 5233

(SCom/Labor/Spor)

HB 1506 Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity. Workplaces/gender pay equity H Approps 02/02/2017 Senn Jan 30 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Labor & Workplace Standards at 1:30 PM.
HB 1513 Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information. Youth voter reg. info. H State Governme 01/23/2017 Bergquist Feb 7 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on State Government and Elections & Information Technology at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1529 Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Use of deadly force H Public Safety 01/23/2017 Ryu SB 5073

(SLaw & Justice)

Jan 31 Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM.
HB 1540 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices H Public Safety 01/23/2017 Santos SB 5046

(SLocal Governme)

Jan 30 Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM.
HB 1769 Supporting law enforcement’s efforts to implement the recommendations of the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Deadly force task force recs H Public Safety 01/27/2017 Goodman Jan 31 Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM.
SB 5000 Concerning the use of deadly force by law enforcement and corrections officers. Law enforcement deadly force S Law & Justice 01/09/2017 McCoy HB 1000

(HPublic Safety)

SB 5008 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. REAL ID compliance S Rules 2 01/27/2017 King HB 1041

(HTrans)

Jan 24 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM.
SB 5067 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. Voting rights S State Governme 01/11/2017 Miloscia Jan 18 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.
SB 5068 Establishing a voting rights act to promote equal voting opportunity in certain political subdivisions by authorizing district-based elections in cities, towns, code cities, and counties. District-based elections S Rules 2 02/02/2017 Miloscia Feb 1 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.
SB 5073 Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Use of deadly force S Law & Justice 01/11/2017 Frockt HB 1529

(HPublic Safety)

Feb 2 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM.
SB 5110 Enhancing youth voter registration. Youth voter registration S State Governme 01/12/2017 Billig Jan 25 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.
SB 5176 Creating the Washington state preservation of liberty act condemning the unlawful detention of United States citizens and lawful resident aliens under the national defense authorization act. Unlawful detention S Law & Justice 01/16/2017 Hasegawa
SB 5233 Concerning the employee status of language translators and interpreters. Employee status/translators S Com/Labor/Sport 01/18/2017 Mullet HB 1386

(HLabor & Workpl)

Feb 8 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
SB 5267 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. Voting rights S State Governme 01/18/2017 Hunt HB 1800

(HState Govt, El)

SB 5272 Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor. Trafficking victims/vacating S Law & Justice 01/18/2017 Saldaña HB 1112

(HRules R)

SB 5312 Prohibiting certain employers from including any question on an application about an applicant’s criminal record, inquiring either orally or in writing about an applicant’s criminal records, or obtaining information from a criminal background check, until after the employer initially determines that the applicant is otherwise qualified. Criminal record/employment S Com/Labor/Spor 01/19/2017 Baumgartner Feb 1 Public hearing, executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Commerce, and Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM.
SB 5429 Reducing the number of violent interactions between law enforcement officers and members of the public. Law enf violent interactions S Law & Justice 01/24/2017 Pearson Feb 2 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM.


Economic Development

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Latest Cmte Mtg Info
HB 1032 Concerning the excise taxation of martial arts. Martial arts excise taxation H Finance 01/09/2017 Ryu SB 5220

(SWays & Means)

Jan 13 Public hearing in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM.


Education

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Latest Cmte Mtg Info
SSB 5607 Concerning education. Education H Approps 02/03/2017 Braun Feb 6 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM in anticipation of other legislative action.
HB 1115 Concerning paraeducators. Paraeducators H Education 01/11/2017 Bergquist SB 5070

(SWays & Means)

Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1377 Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services. Student mental health H Education 01/18/2017 Ortiz-Self Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1444 Facilitating on-time grade level progression and graduation for certain students. Progression and graduation H Education 01/20/2017 Caldier Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1445 Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Dual language/early & K-12 H Education 01/20/2017 Ortiz-Self SB 5529

(SEL/K-12)

Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1451 Improving language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency. Language access/students H Education 01/20/2017 Orwall Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1294 Requiring development of a model ethnic studies curriculum. Model ethnic studies curric. H Education 01/16/2017 Ortiz-Self
HB 1295 Improving language access for public school students and families. Language access/pub. schools H Education 01/16/2017 Ortiz-Self
HB 1439 Regulating the institutions of higher education, including for-profit institutions and private vocational schools, to protect students from unfair business practices. Higher ed student protection H Hi Ed 01/19/2017 Pollet Feb 1 Public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 1:30 PM.
SB 5070 Concerning paraeducators. Paraeducators S Ways & Means 02/03/2017 Rivers HB 1115

(HEducation)

Feb 2 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
SSB 5107 Creating a local pathway for local governments, school districts, and nonprofit organizations to provide more high quality early learning opportunities by reducing barriers and increasing efficiency. Early learning opportunities S Ways & Means 02/03/2017 Billig Feb 2 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
SB 5247 Updating certain department of early learning advising and contracting mechanisms to reflect federal requirements, legislative mandates, and planned system improvements. DEL advising & contracting S EL/K-12 01/18/2017 Zeiger HB 1719

(HErly Lrn/H Svc)

Feb 2 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
SB 5155 Concerning suspension and expulsion of kindergarten and early elementary school students. K-2 suspension and expulsion S EL/K-12 01/13/2017 Billig Jan 23 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education at 1:30 PM.
HB 1310 Creating a program to provide students and the community with the means to report anonymously concerning unsafe or violent activities, or the threat of these activities. School violence reports H Education 01/17/2017 Manweller Jan 30 Public hearing in the House Committee on Education at 1:30 PM.
SB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Truancy reduction S HumSer/MenHlth 01/19/2017 Darneille Jan 30 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services and Mental Health & Housing at 1:30 PM.


Government

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Latest Cmte Mtg Info
SSB 5020 Concerning certain state ethnic and cultural diversity commissions. State diversity commissions S Rules 2 02/02/2017 Hasegawa Feb 1 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.


Health & Human Services

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Latest Cmte Mtg Info
HB 1379 Implementing a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education. Higher ed. behavioral health H Hi Ed 01/18/2017 Orwall Feb 7 Scheduled for public hearing in the House Committee on Higher Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1291 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Pacific Islander health care H HC/Wellness 01/16/2017 Santos SB 5683

(SHealth Care)

Feb 8 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
HB 1377 Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services. Student mental health H Education 01/18/2017 Ortiz-Self Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
HB 1171 Directing the completion of a study of certain environmental impacts, including ultrafine particulate emissions, associated with aircraft traffic in areas impacted by airport operations. Environ. impacts/aircraft H Environment 01/12/2017 Orwall SB 5225

(SEnergy, Enviro)

Feb 9 Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Environment at 8:00 AM. (Subject to change)
SB 5025 Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made. Tobacco & vapor products/age S Com/Labor/Spor 01/23/2017 Miloscia HB 1054

(HHC/Wellness)

Feb 9 Scheduled for public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM. (Subject to change)
SB 5683 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Pacific Islander health care S Health Care 02/02/2017 Saldaña HB 1291

(HHC/Wellness)

SB 5225 Directing the completion of a study of certain environmental impacts, including ultrafine particulate emissions, associated with aircraft traffic in areas impacted by airport operations. Environ. impacts/aircraft S Energy, Enviro 01/17/2017 Keiser HB 1171

(HEnvironment)

Feb 1 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 9:00 AM.
HB 1054 Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made. Tobacco & vapor products/age H HC/Wellness 01/09/2017 Harris SB 5025

(SCom/Labor/Spor)

Feb 3 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Health Care & Wellness at 10:00 AM.
SB 5046 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices S Local Governme 01/11/2017 Hasegawa HB 1540

(HPublic Safety)

Jan 17 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Local Government at 1:30 PM.
HB 1540 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices H Public Safety 01/23/2017 Santos SB 5046

(SLocal Governme)

Jan 30 Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 1:30 PM.
SB 5299 Promoting healthy outcomes for pregnant women and infants. Health outcomes/pregnancy S Com/Labor/Spor 01/19/2017 Keiser Jan 30 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Commerce and Labor & Sports at 1:30 PM.
SB 5223 Concerning safe injection sites in Washington state. Safe injection sites S Health Care 01/17/2017 Miloscia HB 1761

(HHC/Wellness)

Jan 30 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Health Care at 10:00 AM.
SB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Truancy reduction S HumSer/MenHlth 01/19/2017 Darneille Jan 30 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Human Services and Mental Health & Housing at 1:30 PM.

a Amended. $ Appropriation bill. f State fiscal note on file. d Department.
e Governor. b Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee. o Other. # Local fiscal note on file.

 

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