Bill Tracking List

Bill Tracking List

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

Budget

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
HB 1067 Making 2017-2019 fiscal biennium operating appropriations. Operating budget 2017-2019 H Approps 01/09/2017 Ormsby SB 5048(SWays & Means)
HB 1075 Concerning the capital budget. Capital budget 2017-2019 H Cap Budget 01/10/2017 Tharinger SB 5086(SWays & Means)
SB 5048 Making 2017-2019 fiscal biennium operating appropriations. Operating budget 2017-2019 S Ways & Means 01/11/2017 Braun HB 1067(HApprops)
SB 5086 Concerning the capital budget. Capital budget 2017-2019 S Ways & Means 01/12/2017 Honeyford HB 1075(HCap Budget)

 

Civil Rights & Justice

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
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
HB 1093 Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions. Legal financial obligations H Rules R 01/30/2017 Appleton
HB 1285 Modifying oath requirements for interpreters in legal proceedings. Legal interpreters/oaths S Law & Justice 02/10/2017 Graves 98-0-0-0
ESB 5008 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. REAL ID compliance H Trans 03/02/2017 King HB 1041(HRules R) 45-4-0-0
SB 5067 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. Voting rights S State Governme 01/11/2017 Miloscia
SHB 1022 Enhancing crime victim participation in the criminal justice system process. Crime victim participation S Law & Justice 03/01/2017 MacEwen 95-1-0-2
2SHB 1540 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices H Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Santos SB 5046(Ssubst for)
SSB 5073 Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Use of deadly force S Ways & Means 02/17/2017 Frockt HB 1529(HPublic Safety)
ESHB 1513 Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information. Youth voter reg. info. H Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Bergquist 53-45-0-0
SHB 1186 Concerning the provision of and reimbursement for certain court interpreter services. Court interpreter services H 2nd Reading 03/01/2017 Santos
HB 1041 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. REAL ID compliance H Rules R 02/24/2017 Clibborn ESB 5008(HTrans)
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
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(Ssubst for)
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(SWays & Means)
SHB 2029 Providing a referral resource for those seeking information and assistance for immigration and citizenship related matters. Immigration resources H 2nd Reading 02/24/2017 Ortiz-Self SB 5801(SLaw & Justice)
SSB 5233 Concerning the employee status of language translators and interpreters. Interpreters and translators S Rules 2 02/17/2017 Mullet HB 1386(HLabor & Workpl)
HB 1800 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. Voting rights S State Governmen 03/01/2017 Gregerson SB 5267(SState Governme) 51-46-0-1
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
SSB 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 2nd Reading 03/01/2017 Baumgartner
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 Passed 3rd 03/02/2017 Miloscia 25-24-0-0
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 S Transportation 02/21/2017 Ryu 82-15-0-1
SB 5801 Providing a referral resource for those seeking information and assistance for immigration and citizenship related matters. Immigration resources S Law & Justice 02/10/2017 Saldaña HB 2029(H2nd Reading)
SB 5267 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. Voting rights S State Governme 01/18/2017 Hunt HB 1800(SState Governme)
SSB 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 H Public Safety 02/23/2017 Saldaña HB 1112(HRules R) 49-0-0-0


Economic Development

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
HB 1032 Concerning the excise taxation of martial arts. Martial arts excise taxation H Finance 01/09/2017 Ryu SB 5220(SWays & Means)
SB 5220 Concerning the excise taxation of martial arts. Martial arts excise taxation S Ways & Means 01/17/2017 Warnick HB 1032(HFinance)
HB 2059 Establishing the Washington investment trust. Washington investment trust H Bus & Fin Svcs 02/09/2017 Frame SB 5464(SFin Inst/Ins)
SB 5734 Bringing Washington state government contracting provisions into compliance with federal law as it relates to small works bonding requirements. State contracting & bonding H State Govt, Ele 03/01/2017 Chase 49-0-0-0
SB 5464 Establishing the Washington investment trust. Washington investment trust S Fin Inst/Ins 01/25/2017 Hasegawa HB 2059(HBus & Fin Svcs)


Education

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
HB 1295 Improving language access for public school students and families. Language access/pub. schools H Education 01/16/2017 Ortiz-Self
HB 1645 Relating to addressing the educator shortage and diversifying the educator workforce by supporting future educators from local communities. Educator shortage TO H Education 01/25/2017 Ortiz-Self
HB 1294 Requiring development of a model ethnic studies curriculum. Model ethnic studies curric. H Rules R 02/16/2017 Ortiz-Self
SSB 5155 Concerning suspension and expulsion of kindergarten and early elementary school students. Student suspens. & expulsion S 2nd Reading 02/21/2017 Billig
ESSB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Truancy reduction S Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Darneille 34-15-0-0
SHB 1511 Concerning the learning assistance program. Learning assistance program H Approps 02/17/2017 Lytton
ESHB 1115 Concerning paraeducators. Paraeducators H Passed 3rd 03/02/2017 Bergquist SB 5070(SRules 2) 93-5-0-0
SSB 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 Rules 2 02/23/2017 Zeiger HB 1719(Hsubst for)
2SHB 1512 Expanding college bound scholarship eligibility. College bound schlrshp elig H Rules R 02/24/2017 Bergquist
SB 5070 Concerning paraeducators. Paraeducators S Rules 2 02/24/2017 Rivers HB 1115(Hsubst for)
2SHB 1488 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students. Higher ed opportunities H Rules R 02/24/2017 Hansen
2SSB 5107 Facilitating local funding and involvement in expanding early childhood education and assistance program eligibility. Early childhood ed & assist S Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Billig 45-4-0-0
SSB 5529 Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Dual language/early & K-12 S 2nd Reading 02/28/2017 Rolfes HB 1445(Hsubst for)
SSB 5712 Developing a bilingual educational workforce. Bilingual ed. workforce S 2nd Reading 03/01/2017 Zeiger
SHB 1445 Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Dual language/early & K-12 H Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Ortiz-Self SB 5529(S2nd Reading) 64-34-0-0
SSB 5607 Concerning education. Education H Approps 02/03/2017 Braun 25-24-0-0
SHB 1377 Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services. Student mental health H Rules R 02/24/2017 Ortiz-Self
SHB 1444 Facilitating on-time grade level progression and graduation for certain students. Progression and graduation H Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Caldier 98-0-0-0
HB 1451 Improving language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency. Language access/students H Approps 02/13/2017 Orwall


Government

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
SSB 5020 Concerning certain state ethnic and cultural diversity commissions. State diversity commissions S 2nd Reading 02/07/2017 Hasegawa


Health & Human Services

Bill Brief Description Title Status Date Original
Sponsor
Companion
Bills
Last
Roll Call
SHB 1379 Implementing a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education. Higher ed. behavioral health H Approps 02/13/2017 Orwall
ESSB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Truancy reduction S Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Darneille 34-15-0-0
SSB 5046 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices H Public Safety 03/01/2017 Hasegawa HB 1540(Hsubst for) 49-0-0-0
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 Ways & Means 02/09/2017 Keiser HB 1171(HApprops)
HB 1633 Concerning the preservation of housing options for tenants. Housing/source of income H 2nd Reading 02/24/2017 Riccelli SB 5407(SFin Inst/Ins)
SHB 1054 Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made. Tobacco & vapor products/age H Finance 02/07/2017 Harris SB 5025(SCom/Labor/Spor)
SB 5683 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Pacific Islander health care S Ways & Means 02/17/2017 Saldaña HB 1291(H2nd Reading)
SHB 1291 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Pacific Islander health care H 2nd Reading 03/01/2017 Santos SB 5683(SWays & Means)
2SHB 1540 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Language of public notices H Passed 3rd 03/01/2017 Santos SB 5046(Ssubst for)
SHB 1570 Concerning access to homeless housing and assistance. Homeless housing & assist. H Rules R 02/24/2017 Macri
SHB 1377 Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services. Student mental health H Rules R 02/24/2017 Ortiz-Self
SHB 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 Approps 02/13/2017 Orwall SB 5225(SWays & Means)
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(HFinance)
SB 5299 Promoting healthy outcomes for pregnant women and infants. Health outcomes/pregnancy S Com/Labor/Spor 01/19/2017 Keiser
SB 5407 Concerning the preservation of housing options for tenants. Housing/source of income S Fin Inst/Ins 01/24/2017 Frockt HB 1633(H2nd Reading)

 

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