The Washington state Senate and House of Representatives will convene today, Monday, Jan. 9 2012 in Olympia for the 62nd Legislature (2011-2012). Here is a list of the primary bills being supported by your representatives. Not sure who your Representatives are? Click here and enter your address to find out!
SB 5213 - Addressing insurance statutes, generally.
SB 5784 - Advancing the regional ocean partnership.
SB 5818 - Requiring certain long-term care facilities to report incidents of death caused by health care-associated infections to the department of social and health services.
SB 5819 - Concerning guardian and limited guardian duties.
SB 8634 - Recognizing Turkey and the Turkish people.
HB 1184 - Clarifying that the basis for business and occupation tax for real estate firms is the commission amount received by each real estate firm involved in a transaction.
HB 1329 - Creating "Music Matters" special license plates.
HB 1443 - Continuing education reforms, including implementing recommendations of the quality education council.
HB 1521 - Recognizing Washington innovation schools.
HB 1684 - Regarding online financial education in public schools.
HB 1766 - Regarding hydronic heaters.
HB 2111 - Implementing selected recommendations from the 2011 report of the quality education council.
HB 2159 - Regarding grant opportunities for STEM career courses.
HB 2160 - Regarding revised standards and assessments for teacher certification integrating STEM knowledge and skills.
HB 2164 - Encouraging school districts to loop groups of students and teachers in successive grade levels.
HB 2165 - Facilitating statewide implementation of revised teacher and principal evaluation systems through professional development and training.
HB 4619 - Honoring Renton High School's 100 years.
HB 4630 - Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks' 2010 season.
HB 1174 - Making 2009-11 supplemental transportation appropriations.
HB 1175 - Making transportation appropriations for the 2009-2011 and 2011-2013 fiscal biennia.
HB 1366 - Concerning limited service pregnancy centers.
HB 1382 - Concerning the use of express toll lanes in the eastside corridor.
HB 1511 - Promoting efficiency in the Washington state ferry system through personnel and administration reforms.
HB 1747 - Concerning statewide transportation planning.
HB 1887 - Concerning certain toll facilities.
HB 1904 - Concerning certain toll facilities.
HB 1985 - Allowing certain private transportation providers to use certain public transportation facilities.
HB 1986 - Allowing certain private transportation providers to use certain public transportation facilities.
HB 1991 - Concerning the processing of mail-in vehicle and vessel registration renewals.
HB 2053 - Concerning additive transportation funding.
HB 2190 - Making 2011-2013 supplemental transportation appropriations.
HB 2206 - Concerning the issuance of drivers' licenses and identicards.