SIXTY FIRST LEGISLATURE - REGULAR SESSION

 

 

SEVENTEENTH DAY

 

 

House Chamber, Olympia, Wednesday, January 27, 2010

 


The House was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by the Speaker.† The Clerk called the roll and a quorum was present.

 

The flags were escorted to the rostrum by a Sergeant at Arms Color Guard, Pages Kaustubh Deo and Shelby Gady-Nelson.† The Speaker led the Chamber in the Pledge of Allegiance.† The prayer was offered by Pastor Dave Edler, Yakima Foursquare Church, Yakima.

 

Reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was ordered to stand approved.

 

RESOLUTION

 

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4660, by Representatives Johnson, Pettigrew, Kenney, Ross, and Chandler

 

WHEREAS, It is the policy of the Washington State Legislature to recognize excellence in all fields of endeavor; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has exhibited true excellence throughout his personal, professional, and public life; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has exhibited the highest levels of excellence during his lengthy years of public service; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp was born in Clinton, Louisiana to a farming family, but moved with his parents to Yakima at the age of 13 where he attended school; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp married his longtime friend, Wilma Jean Mitchell in 1955, and together, they were blessed with three children; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp began his work as a journeyman brick layer, but soon emerged as a community leader, being named in 1966 as president of the Yakima Valley Council for Community Action; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp led the drive to build a multiservice community center and helped to raise more than one-half million dollars for the effort, and as a result, opened the Southeast Yakima Community Center in 1971; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp co-founded Yakima's Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC), a nonprofit that works to improve people's lives by providing them with opportunities for education, work, housing, and other needs; and

WHEREAS, Under Henry Beauchamp's thirty-year leadership as executive director, the OIC has trained thousands of people, provided places for youth to spend free time, helped farm workers and their children with training and job placement, dispersed food for families in need, and provided low-income families with home energy assistance; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp was elected to the Yakima City Council in 1977 and served for twenty-four years, including two years as Yakima mayor between 1986 and 1988, and was the first African-American mayor of the city; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp was always committed to supporting and maintaining a strong relationship of trust, openness, fairness, and mutual respect with all members of the Yakima City Council, staff, and the public; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp was an early leader in encouraging the city to pursue more state and federal grants for city projects, which provided more resources for the community's needs and helped keep taxes lower; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp's involvement helped to guide and invest millions of dollars in important improvements to the city of Yakima, including water, sewer, streets, parks, the city pool, new police and fire department facilities, and more; and

WHEREAS, During Henry Beauchamp's term on the Yakima City Council, city minority employment increased one hundred seventy percent and women employment increased two hundred forty percent, and the city's workforce today is much more representative of the community's cultural and ethnic diversity; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp was a strong advocate for youth programs and services, including the creation of alternative job service training programs, expanded recreational activities for at-risk youth, fighting against substance abuse, and promoting partnerships between the city's parks department, police department, the school district, and the community to invest in Yakima's youth and their future; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp served as a long-time member of the city's transit committee, and worked hard to preserve, maintain, and improve the bus system to all riders, and especially to expand Dial-A-Ride service to Yakima's elderly citizens and citizens with disabilities; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has served on numerous state commissions and blue ribbon panels, including as chairman of the state's African-American Affairs Commission from 1996 to 1998; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp partnered with Dr. Leon Sullivan to go to South Africa where they established a self-help program there; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp worked successfully in 2003 to save Seattle's Branch Villa Health Care Center, the largest African-American owned health care business in Washington, which was later renamed in honor of Dr. Leon Sullivan; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp is deeply admired for his sacrificial service to the city of Yakima and the state of Washington; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has known hardship, the cruelty of discrimination, and the plight of the disadvantaged; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has been led by an abiding faith in God and in the equal treatment and dignity of all people; and

WHEREAS, Henry Beauchamp has been both tough-minded and tender hearted, standing up for what is fair and right, and speaking passionately against inequality and injustice to others, and in doing so, he has inspired people to replace the shackles of prejudice, ignorance, and greed with kindness, humility, and grace;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the state of Washington honor Henry Beauchamp for his years of dedicated service, his personal and professional integrity, and his faithfulness to the principles and ideals that he worked so diligently for; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be immediately transmitted by the Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives to Henry Beauchamp.

 

Representative Johnson moved adoption of House Resolution No. 4660.

 

Representative Johnson, Pettigrew and Kenney spoke in favor of the adoption of the resolution.

 

HOUSE RESOLUTION NO. 4660 was adopted.

 

SPEAKERíS PRIVILEGE

 

The Speaker introduced Henry and Wilma Beauchamp and their grandson, Tyler Beauchamp, to the Chamber and asked the members to acknowledge them.

 

The Speaker called upon Representative Morris to preside.

 

INTRODUCTIONS AND FIRST READING

 

HB 3133 by Representatives Liias, Sells, Van De Wege and Morrell

 

AN ACT Relating to advertising on school buses; and adding a new section to chapter 46.61 RCW.

 

Referred to Committee on Transportation.

 

HB 3134 by Representatives Liias, Williams, Van De Wege and Simpson

 

AN ACT Relating to regulating sports pool boards, bracket pools, and fantasy sports leagues; and amending RCW 9.46.0335.

 

Referred to Committee on Commerce & Labor.

 

HB 3135 by Representatives Chase, Simpson, Ormsby, Santos and Kenney

 

AN ACT Relating to encouraging instruction in the history of civil rights; adding a new section to chapter 28A.230 RCW; and creating a new section.

 

Referred to Committee on Education.

 

HB 3136 by Representatives Dunshee, Simpson and Ormsby

 

AN ACT Relating to funding criteria for publically owned nonindustrial water pollution control facilities; and amending RCW 90.50A.030 and 90.48.110.

 

Referred to Committee on Capital Budget.

 

HB 3137 by Representative Seaquist

 

AN ACT Relating to review of certificate of need applications; and amending RCW 70.38.115.

 

Referred to Committee on Health Care & Wellness.

 

HB 3138 by Representatives McCune, Campbell and Morrell

 

AN ACT Relating to Nisqually river emergency relief, preparedness, and response; adding a new section to chapter 38.52 RCW; making an appropriation; and declaring an emergency.

 

Referred to Committee on Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness.

 

HB 3139 by Representatives Condotta, Chandler, Crouse and Short

 

AN ACT Relating to preventing the curtailment of employment opportunities by allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time; and amending RCW 49.46.060.

 

Referred to Committee on Commerce & Labor.

 

HB 3140 by Representatives Ericks and Morrell

 

AN ACT Relating to creating the cities and counties law enforcement and fire protection services financial assistance act of 2010.

 

Referred to Committee on Ways & Means.

 

HB 3141 by Representatives Kagi, Pettigrew, Seaquist, Kenney and Ormsby

 

AN ACT Relating to redesigning the delivery of temporary assistance for needy families; amending RCW 74.08A.010, 74.08A.340, and 74.08A.285; adding a new section to chapter 43.215 RCW; adding new sections to chapter 74.08A RCW; creating a new section; and repealing RCW 74.08A.200.

 

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services.

 

HB 3142 by Representatives Hunt, Alexander, Williams and Kenney

 

AN ACT Relating to exempting parking charges imposed by the state on employees from excise taxes; adding a new section to chapter 82.08 RCW; and adding a new section to chapter 82.29A RCW.

 

Referred to Committee on Finance.

 

There being no objection, the bills listed on the dayís introduction sheet under the fourth order of business were referred to the committees so designated.

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

 

January 22, 2010

SHB 1357 ††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Committee on Health Care & Wellness: Regarding the designation of "social worker."† Reported by Committee on Health Care & Wellness

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The second substitute bill be substituted therefor and the second substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Cody, Chair; Driscoll, Vice Chair; Bailey; Campbell; Clibborn; Green; Herrera; Hinkle; Kelley; Moeller; Morrell and Pedersen.

 

MINORITY recommendation:† Do not pass.† Signed by Representative Ericksen, Ranking Minority Member.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 1534 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Upthegrove: Concerning local utility district response to well notification.† Reported by Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Blake, Chair; Ormsby, Vice Chair; Jacks; Liias; McCoy; Nelson; Rolfes and Van De Wege.

 

MINORITY recommendation:† Do not pass.† Signed by Representatives Chandler, Ranking Minority Member; Smith, Assistant Ranking Minority Member; Kretz; Pearson and Warnick.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 2430 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Morrell: Concerning cardiovascular invasive specialists.† Reported by Committee on Health Care & Wellness

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Cody, Chair; Driscoll, Vice Chair; Ericksen, Ranking Minority Member; Bailey; Campbell; Clibborn; Green; Herrera; Hinkle; Kelley; Moeller; Morrell and Pedersen.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 25, 2010

HB 2494 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative White: Concerning the purchase or construction of public facilities in one hundred year floodplains.† Reported by Committee on Local Government & Housing

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Simpson, Chair; Nelson, Vice Chair; Angel, Ranking Minority Member; Fagan; Miloscia; Short; Springer; Upthegrove; White and Williams.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 2521 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Driscoll: Addressing conversion rights upon termination of eligibility for health plan coverage.† Reported by Committee on Health Care & Wellness

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† Do pass.† Signed by Representatives Cody, Chair; Driscoll, Vice Chair; Ericksen, Ranking Minority Member; Bailey; Campbell; Clibborn; Green; Herrera; Hinkle; Kelley; Moeller; Morrell and Pedersen.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 2551 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Cody: Establishing the Washington vaccine association.† Reported by Committee on Health Care & Wellness

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Cody, Chair; Driscoll, Vice Chair; Ericksen, Ranking Minority Member; Bailey; Campbell; Clibborn; Green; Herrera; Hinkle; Kelley; Moeller; Morrell and Pedersen.

 

Referred to Committee on Ways & Means.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 2591 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Morris: Recovering the actual cost of processing applications for water right permits.† Reported by Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Blake, Chair; Ormsby, Vice Chair; Jacks; Liias; McCoy; Nelson; Rolfes and Van De Wege.

 

MINORITY recommendation:† Do not pass.† Signed by Representatives Chandler, Ranking Minority Member; Smith, Assistant Ranking Minority Member; Kretz; Pearson and Warnick.

 

Referred to Committee on Ways & Means.

 

January 22, 2010

HB 2680 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Roberts: Implementing a guardianship program.† Reported by Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Kagi, Chair; Roberts, Vice Chair; Haler, Ranking Minority Member; Walsh, Assistant Ranking Minority Member; Angel; Goodman and Seaquist.

 

Referred to Committee on Ways & Means.

 

January 25, 2010

HB 2848 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Alexander: Repealing RCW 36.32.210.† Reported by Committee on Local Government & Housing

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† Do pass.† Signed by Representatives Simpson, Chair; Nelson, Vice Chair; Angel, Ranking Minority Member; Fagan; Miloscia; Short; Springer; Upthegrove; White and Williams.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 25, 2010

HB 2884 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Quall: Authorizing limited expansions of urban growth areas into one hundred year floodplains in areas adjacent to a freeway interchange or interstate in counties wholly or partially bordering salt waters with more than one hundred thousand but fewer than one hundred fifty thousand residents.† Reported by Committee on Local Government & Housing

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Simpson, Chair; Nelson, Vice Chair; Angel, Ranking Minority Member; Fagan; Miloscia; Short; Springer; Upthegrove; White and Williams.

 

Passed to Committee on Rules for second reading.

 

January 26, 2010

HB 2998 ††††††††††† Prime Sponsor, Representative Seaquist: Suspending certain monetary awards and salary increases.† Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation:† The substitute bill be substituted therefor and the substitute bill do pass.† Signed by Representatives Linville, Chair; Ericks, Vice Chair; Sullivan, Vice Chair; Alexander, Ranking Minority Member; Bailey, Assistant Ranking Minority Member; Dammeier, Assistant Ranking Minority Member; Chandler; Cody; Conway; Darneille; Haigh; Hinkle; Hunt; Hunter; Kagi; Kenney; Kessler; Pettigrew; Priest; Ross; Schmick and Seaquist.

 

There being no objection, the bills listed on the dayís committee reports under the fifth order of business were referred to the committees so designated with the exception of HOUSE BILL NO. 2998 which was placed on the second reading calendar.

 

SECOND READING

 

HOUSE BILL NO. 2998, by Representatives Seaquist, Armstrong, Hunt, Kessler, Wallace, Conway and Darneille

 

Suspending certain monetary awards and salary increases.

 

The bill was read the second time.

 

There being no objection, Substitute House Bill No. 2998 was substituted for House Bill No. 2998 and the substitute bill was placed on the second reading calendar.

 

SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 2998 was read the second time.

 

There being no objection, the rules were suspended, the second reading considered the third and the bill was placed on final passage.

 

Representatives Seaquist, Armstrong and Hunt spoke in favor of the passage of the bill.

 

The Speaker (Representative Morris presiding) stated the question before the House to be the final passage of Substitute House Bill No. 2998.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Representative Santos, Representative Flannigan was excused.

 

ROLL CALL

 

The Clerk called the roll on the final passage of Substitute House Bill No. 2998, and the bill passed the House by the following vote:† Yeas, 97; Nays, 0; Absent, 0; Excused, 1.

Voting yea: Representatives Alexander, Anderson, Angel, Appleton, Armstrong, Bailey, Blake, Campbell, Carlyle, Chandler, Chase, Clibborn, Cody, Condotta, Conway, Crouse, Dammeier, Darneille, DeBolt, Dickerson, Driscoll, Dunshee, Eddy, Ericks, Ericksen, Fagan, Finn, Goodman, Green, Haigh, Haler, Hasegawa, Herrera, Hinkle, Hope, Hudgins, Hunt, Hunter, Hurst, Jacks, Johnson, Kagi, Kelley, Kenney, Kessler, Kirby, Klippert, Kretz, Kristiansen, Liias, Linville, Maxwell, McCoy, McCune, Miloscia, Moeller, Morrell, Morris, Nealey, Nelson, O'Brien, Orcutt, Ormsby, Orwall, Parker, Pearson, Pedersen, Pettigrew, Priest, Probst, Quall, Roach, Roberts, Rodne, Rolfes, Ross, Santos, Schmick, Seaquist, Sells, Shea, Short, Simpson, Smith, Springer, Sullivan, Takko, Taylor, Upthegrove, Van De Wege, Wallace, Walsh, Warnick, White, Williams, Wood and Mr. Speaker.

Excused: Representative Flannigan.

 

SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 2998, having received the necessary constitutional majority, was declared passed.

 

THIRD READING

 

SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1329, by House Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Representatives Pettigrew, Conway, Kagi, Hunt, Seaquist, Sells, Priest, Kenney, Ormsby, Wood, Haigh, White, Chase, Herrera, Morrell, Liias, Green, Cody, Appleton, Hasegawa, Carlyle, Simpson, McCoy, Sullivan, Orwall, Goodman, Campbell, Hudgins, Moeller, Nelson and Santos).

 

Providing collective bargaining for child care center directors and workers.

 

The bill was read the third time.

 

Representatives Pettigrew, Goodman and Sullivan spoke in favor of the passage of the bill.

 

Representatives Chandler, Condotta and Anderson spoke against passage of the bill.

 

The Speaker (Representative Morris presiding) stated the question before the House to be the final passage of Substitute House Bill No. 1329.

 

ROLL CALL

 

The Clerk called the roll on the final passage of Substitute House Bill No. 1329, and the bill passed the House by the following vote:† Yeas, 62; Nays, 35; Absent, 0; Excused, 1.

Voting yea: Representatives Angel, Appleton, Blake, Carlyle, Chase, Cody, Conway, Crouse, Dammeier, Darneille, Dickerson, Driscoll, Dunshee, Ericks, Finn, Goodman, Green, Haigh, Hasegawa, Herrera, Hudgins, Hunt, Hunter, Hurst, Jacks, Kagi, Kelley, Kenney, Kessler, Kirby, Liias, Linville, Maxwell, McCoy, Miloscia, Moeller, Morrell, Morris, Nelson, Ormsby, Orwall, Parker, Pedersen, Pettigrew, Priest, Probst, Quall, Roberts, Rolfes, Santos, Seaquist, Sells, Simpson, Sullivan, Takko, Upthegrove, Van De Wege, Wallace, White, Williams, Wood and Mr. Speaker.

Voting nay: Representatives Alexander, Anderson, Armstrong, Bailey, Campbell, Chandler, Clibborn, Condotta, DeBolt, Eddy, Ericksen, Fagan, Haler, Hinkle, Hope, Johnson, Klippert, Kretz, Kristiansen, McCune, Nealey, O'Brien, Orcutt, Pearson, Roach, Rodne, Ross, Schmick, Shea, Short, Smith, Springer, Taylor, Walsh and Warnick.

Excused: Representative Flannigan.

 

SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1329, having received the necessary constitutional majority, was declared passed.

 

There being no objection, the House advanced to the eighth order of business.

 

There being no objection, the Committee on Judiciary was relieved of HOUSE BILL NO. 3124, and the bill was referred to the Committee on Early Learning & Children's Services.

 

There being no objection, the House advanced to the eleventh order of business.

 

There being no objection, the House adjourned until 9:55 a.m., January 28, 2010, the 18th Day of the Regular Session.

 

FRANK CHOPP, Speaker

BARBARA BAKER, Chief Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




1329-S

Third Reading................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

Third Reading Final Passage.......................................................................................................................................................................... 4

1357-S

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2

1534

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 2

2430

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2494

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2521

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2551

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2591

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2680

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2848

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2884

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

2998

Committee Report......................................................................................................................................................................................... 3

Second Reading.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

Other Action.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

2998-S

Second Reading.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

Third Reading Final Passage.......................................................................................................................................................................... 4

3124

Other Action.................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4

3133

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 1

3134

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3135

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3136

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3137

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3138

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3139

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3140

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3141

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

3142

Introduction & 1st Reading............................................................................................................................................................................ 2

4660 Henry Beauchamp

Introduced...................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

Adopted......................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1

SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE

Speakerís Privilege Henry Beauchamp.......................................................................................................................................................... 1