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TENTH DAY, FIRST SPECIAL SESSION
Senate Chamber, Olympia, Friday, May 4, 2001
The Senate was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by President Pro Tempore Franklin. The Secretary called the roll and announced to the President Pro Tempore that all Senators were present except Senators Carlson, McCaslin and Stevens.
The Sergeant at Arms Color Guard, consisting of staff members Tiffany Preston and Terry Hoye, presented the Colors. Senator Jim Hargrove offered the prayer.
On motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, the reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was approved.
MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE
May 3, 2001
The House has passed:
HOUSE BILL NO. 1162,
ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1517,
SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1717,
HOUSE BILL NO. 1984, and the same are herewith transmitted.
CYNTHIA ZEHNDER, Co-Chief Clerk
TIMOTHY A. MARTIN, Co-Chief Clerk
INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING
SB 6183 by Senators Snyder, Swecker, Kohl-Welles, Roach, Prentice, Horn, Jacobsen, Stevens, Constantine and Kline
AN ACT Relating to primaries; amending RCW 29.01.090, 29.04.180, 29.27.020, 29.27.030, 29.30.005, 29.30.025, 29.30.095, 29.30.101, 29.33.320, 29.36.045, 29.42.010, 29.42.050, and 42.17.020; adding a new section to chapter 29.07 RCW; adding new sections to chapter 29.30 RCW; adding new sections to chapter 29.15 RCW; adding a new section to chapter 29.81A RCW; adding a new chapter to Title 29 RCW; repealing RCW 29.18.010, 29.18.120, 29.18.150, 29.18.160, 29.18.200, and 29.30.040; and declaring an emergency. .
INTRODUCTION AND FIRST READING OF HOUSE BILLS
HB 1162 by Representatives McMorris, Cody, Alexander, Schual-Berke, Mastin, Cox, Mulliken, Sump, G. Chandler, Lisk, B. Chandler, Hatfield, Schoesler, Grant, Armstrong, Kessler, Doumit, DeBolt, Delvin, Dickerson, Kenney, Bush, Conway, Edmonds, Pflug and Haigh
Providing medical assistance reimbursements for small, rural hospitals.
Referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
ESHB 1517 by House Committee on State Government (originally sponsored by Representatives Miloscia, Anderson, Dunshee, Jarrett, Hunt, Keiser, Lambert, Ruderman, Rockefeller, Fromhold, Schindler, Boldt, Kenney, Simpson, Barlean, Tokuda and Dickerson)
Establishing quality management programs.
Referred to Committee on State and Local Government.
SHB 1717 by House Committee on Criminal Justice and Corrections (originally sponsored by Representatives Morell, O'Brien, Ballasiotes, McMorris, Cairnes and Ahern)
Exempting from public inspection specified information on correctional facilities.
Referred to Committee on Human Services and Corrections.
HB 1984 by Representatives Quall, Morris, Barlean, Cooper, Ericksen, Dunshee, Linville, Hatfield, Ruderman, Poulsen, Conway, Lovick and Kagi
Creating the small farm direct marketing assistance program.
Referred to Committee on Agriculture and International Trade.
On motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, Senate Bill No. 6183 was held on the desk.
On motion of Senator Haugen, the following resolution was adopted:
SENATE RESOLUTION 2001-8690
By Senators Haugen, Spanel, Costa, Snyder and Fraser
WHEREAS, Former Washington State Representative Charles E. “Chuck” Moon died April 9 at the age of seventy-six; and
WHEREAS, He was born May 6, 1923, and attended Washington State College in Pullman, now known as Washington State University; and
WHEREAS, He began his career as a veterinarian in Alaska before moving back to Washington, where he continued to practice for most of his career; and
WHEREAS, He lived in Wenatchee and Everett before he and his wife Ellen moved to Snohomish to the house they shared for forty-eight years; and
WHEREAS, He served two years on the Snohomish City Council and twelve years on the Snohomish County’s Public Utility District Board; and
WHEREAS, During his tenure on the PUD Board, he encouraged the body to buy environmentally sound power, putting him decades ahead of his time in his understanding of public power; and
WHEREAS, In 1962, he was first elected to what would become sixteen years in the Washington State House of Representatives serving the people of Snohomish County’s Thirty-ninth Legislative District; and
WHEREAS, Reforming the state’s tax system so it treated everyone fairly and equitably was one of his main goals in the Legislature; and
WHEREAS, He earned a reputation for unwavering integrity and commitment to public service; and
WHEREAS, He was widely respected for his honesty, fairness and devotion to his principles; and
WHEREAS, He was seldom seen without his wife and partner Ellen of fifty-seven years, who survives him along with his brother Don, sister Jeanne, sons Gary, Bob and Paul, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Washington State Senate celebrates the life and contributions of former Representative Charles E. “Chuck” Moon; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be immediately transmitted by the Secretary of the Senate to the members of the family of former Representative Charles E. “Chuck” Moon.
Senators Haugen, Deccio, Jacobsen and Snyder spoke to Senate Resolution 2001-8690.
At 10:19 a.m., on motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, the Senate recessed until 10:45 a.m.
The Senate was called to order at 10:45 a.m. by President Pro Tempore Franklin.
At 10:45 a.m., there being no objection, the President Pro Tempore declared the Senate to be at ease.
The Senate was called to order at 10:55 a.m. by President Pro Tempore Franklin.
At 10:55 a.m., on motion of Senator Betti Sheldon, the Senate adjourned until 12:00 noon., Monday, May 7, 2001.
BRAD OWEN, President of the Senate
TONY M. COOK, Secretary of the Senate