THIRD DAY

 


MORNING SESSION

 

Senate Chamber, Olympia, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

 

The Senate was called to order at 10:00 a.m. by the President Pro Tempore. The Secretary called the roll and announced to the President Pro Tempore that all Senators were present with the exception of Senators Benton, Delvin and Pflug.

The Sergeant at Arms Color Guard consisting of Legislative Facilities Technicians Stephen Malmstrom and Legislative Assistant Sarah Miller, presented the Colors. Pastor Tim Heffer of Hidden Creek Community Church of Olympia offered the prayer.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, the reading of the Journal of the previous day was dispensed with and it was approved.

 

MOTION

 

There being no objection, the Senate advanced to the first order of business.

 

REPORTS OF STANDING COMMITTEES

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5019 Prime Sponsor, Senator Regala: Concerning the privacy of nonconviction records. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Human Services & Corrections.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5056 Prime Sponsor, Senator Kline: Concerning bail and pretrial release practices. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Judiciary.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5214 Prime Sponsor, Senator Hobbs: Concerning the use of surplus property for the development of affordable housing. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5283 Prime Sponsor, Senator Hobbs: Providing cost-saving measures and allocation of vouchers for low-income housing. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5310 Prime Sponsor, Senator Kline: Concerning false claims against the government. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Judiciary.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5322 Prime Sponsor, Senator Kastama: Creating a commission to restructure state government. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Innovation.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5404 Prime Sponsor, Senator Chase: Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Innovation.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5475 Prime Sponsor, Senator Murray: Regarding education funding. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5732 Prime Sponsor, Senator Chase: Exempting certain manufacturing research and development activities from business and occupation taxation. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Innovation.

 

November 29, 2011

SB 5735 Prime Sponsor, Senator Chase: Encouraging economic development by removing the expiration date from the research and development spending business and occupation tax credit. Reported by Committee on Ways & Means

 

MAJORITY recommendation: That it be referred without recommendation. Signed by Senators Murray, Chair; Kilmer, Vice Chair, Capital Budget Chair; Zarelli; Parlette; Brown; Conway; Fraser; Harper; Hatfield; Hewitt; Kastama; Keiser; Kohl-Welles; Pridemore; Regala and Schoesler.

 

Passed to Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Innovation.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, all measures listed on the Standing Committee report were referred to the committees as designated.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, the Senate advanced to the third order of business.

 

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR

GUBERNATORIAL APPOINTMENTS

 

August 5, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

STEVEN ADELSTEIN, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 21 (Whatcom Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ELAINE R. AKAGI, appointed August 17, 2011, for the term ending July 1, 2016, as Member of the State School for the Blind Board of Trustees.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 12, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

MARK ASMUNDSON, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #25 (Bellingham).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 22, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

PHILLIP L. BARRETT, appointed March 8, 2010, for the term ending September 30, 2014, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ELIZABETH L. BAUM, appointed November 1, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2015, as Member of the Housing Finance Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance.

 

November 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

ARIELE BELO, reappointed October 11, 2011, for the term ending July 1, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

September 23, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ARTHUR A. BLAUVELT, appointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 2 (Grays Harbor College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

July 19, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JACOB K. BREDSTRAND, appointed July 5, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2012, as Member, Board of Regents, Washington State University.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 16, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

MARK E. BRENNAN, appointed June 16, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2013, as Member of the Marine Employees' Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Transportation.

 

October 13, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

LARRY BROWN, appointed October 5, 2011, for the term ending April 3, 2014, as Member of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 10, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

WAYNE E. BROWN, appointed October 3, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 23 (Edmonds Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 10, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

GENEANNE (Gigi) BURKE, appointed January 4, 2010, for the term ending September 30, 2014, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 5 (Everett Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 22, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

THOMAS A. CAMPBELL, appointed April 6, 2009, for the term ending September 30, 2013, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 10 (Green River Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

JORGE CARRASCO, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 6 (Seattle, So. Seattle, and No. Seattle Community Colleges).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 13, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

DIANA CLAY, appointed October 3, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2013, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 23 (Edmonds Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 14, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

DON DENNIS, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 22 (Tacoma Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 12, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

JOSEPH DOLEZAL, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 12 (Centralia College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JACK ENG, appointed October 17, 2011, for the term ending June 17, 2017, as Member of the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection.

 

August 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

LEONOR FULLER, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 24 (South Puget Sound Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ANDREA GAMBOA, appointed May 13, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2014, as Member of the Professional Educator Standards Board.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

August 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JOHN GLENN, appointed August 17, 2011, for the term ending July 1, 2016, as Member of the State School for the Blind Board of Trustees.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

November 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JUDY GUENTHER, appointed September 29, 2011, for the term ending August 2, 2017, as Member of the Lottery Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection.

 

August 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ALAN HAIGHT, appointed August 1, 2011, for the term ending at the governor's pleasure, as a Director of the Department of Licensing.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Transportation.

 

October 10, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

DWAYNE JOHNSON, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 1 (Peninsula College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JANET M. KUSLER, appointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 5 (Everett Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 21, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JONATHAN M. LANE, appointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 18 (Big Bend Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

May 31, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JERALD (JERRY) R. LITT, appointed July 1, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2017, as Member of the Transportation Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Transportation.

 

October 28, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

WAYNE J. MARTIN, appointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending April 3, 2015, as Member of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 5, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

MICHAEL S. MAXWELL, appointed July 28, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2012, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 1 (Peninsula College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 16, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

DR. KRISTINA MAYER, reappointed November 8, 2011, for the term ending January 30, 2015, as Member of the State Board of Education.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

August 12, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

LOUIS A. MENDOZA, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 30 (Cascadia Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

SALVADOR MENDOZA, appointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 19 (Columbia Basin College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 16, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

STEVEN MOSS, appointed November 1, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2015, as Member of the Housing Finance Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance.

 

August 5, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

ROGER OLSTAD, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JIM PAGE, appointed June 15, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2015, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 3 (Olympic Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

LISA PARKER, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 16 (Yakima Valley Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

CHARLOTTE PARSLEY, reappointed October 11, 2011, for the term ending July 1, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

August 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

CALVIN PEARSON, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #28, (Bates).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

July 5, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

DARLENE PETERS, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 3 (Olympic Community College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 12, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

GORDON (DON) PIERCY, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 4 (Skagit Valley College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

July 19, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

WILBERT R. PINA, appointed July 5, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2012, as Member, Board of Trustees, The Evergreen State College.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

June 27, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

THE HONORABLE ROYCE E. POLLARD, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 14 (Clark College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

September 8, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ANGELA G. ROARTY, appointed June 6, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2015, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 4, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

NANCY SMITH, reappointed July 26, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2015, as Member of the Professional Educator Standards Board.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

August 15, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

PATRICK SPANNER, appointed July 5, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2012, as Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Washington University.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

November 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

PAUL TANAKA, reappointed October 10, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2017, as Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Washington University.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

July 20, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

BARBARA A. TAYLOR, reappointed July 11, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2015, as Chair of the Professional Educator Standards Board.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

July 19, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JODI N. THEW, appointed July 7, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2014, as Member of the Professional Educator Standards Board.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

October 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

AMADEO TIAM, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

September 14, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JOE M. TORTORELLI, appointed August 29, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2014, as Member of the Transportation Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Transportation.

 

October 6, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

STEPHEN W. VINCENT, appointed September 16, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2014, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 13 (Lower Columbia College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following reappointment, subject to your confirmation.

THUY VO, reappointed October 1, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2016, as Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 13 (Lower Columbia College).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

August 25, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

JACOB WHITISH, appointed July 5, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2012, as Member, Board of Trustees, Western Washington University.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

October 1, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

LISA K. WOO, appointed May 11, 2011, for the term ending September 30, 2015, as Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #25 (Bellingham).

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Higher Education & Workforce Development.

 

July 13, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

ROGER D. WOODWORTH, appointed July 1, 2011, for the term ending at the governor's pleasure, as Chair of the Economic Development Commission.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Economic Development, Trade & Innovation.

 

July 27, 2011

TO THE HONORABLE, THE SENATE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

Ladies and Gentlemen:

I have the honor to submit the following appointment, subject to your confirmation.

NOAH ZEICHNER, appointed July 7, 2011, for the term ending June 30, 2015, as Member of the Professional Educator Standards Board.

Sincerely,

CHRISTINE O. GREGOIRE, Governor

Referred to Committee on Early Learning & K-12 Education.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, all appointees listed on the Gubernatorial Appointments report were referred to the committees as designated.

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, the Senate advanced to the fourth order of business.

 

MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE

 

November 29, 2011

 

MR. PRESIDENT:

The Speaker has signed HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4406.

and the same is herewith transmitted.

 

BARBARA BAKER, Chief Clerk

 

SIGNED BY THE PRESIDENT

 

The President signed:

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4406.

 

STANDING COMMITTEE ASSIGNEMENTS

 

The President Pro Tempore announced the following 2011-2012 Standing Committee Assignments.

 

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Senators Hatfield, Shin, Haugen, Hobbs, Honeyford, Becker, Delvin, Schoesler,

 

Early Learning & K-12 Education Senators McAuliffe, Rolfes, Eide, Harper, Hobbs, Nelson, Tom, Litzow, Fain, Hill, King

 

Economic Development, Trade & Innovation Senators Kastama, Chase, Hatfield, Kilmer, Shin, Baumgartner, Ericksen, Holmquist Newbry, Zarelli

 

Environment Senators Nelson, Rolfes, Chase, Fraser, Pridemore, Honeyford, Ericksen, Holmquist Newbry, Morton

 

Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Senators Hobbs, Prentice, Haugen, Keiser, Benton, Fain, Litzow

 

Government Operations & Elections Senators Pridemore, Prentice, Chase, Swecker, Benton, Nelson

 

Health & Long-Term Care Senators Keiser, Conway, Kline, Frockt, Pridemore, Becker, Carrell, Parlette, Pflug

 

Higher Education & Workforce Development Senators Tom, Shin, Kastama, Kilmer, Frockt, Hill, Baumgartner, Becker, Stevens

 

Human Services & Corrections Senators Hargrove, Regala, Harper, McAuliffe, Stevens, Carrell, Padden

 

Judiciary Senators Kline, Harper, Hargrove, Kohl-Welles, Regala, Pflug, Padden, Roach

 

Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection Senators Kohl-Welles, Conway, Keiser, Kline, Holmquist Newbry, King, Hewitt

 

Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters Senators Ranker, Regala, Fraser, Hargrove, Murray, Delvin, Morton, Stevens, Swecker

 

Rules Senators Prentice, Brown, Conway, Eide, Fraser, Harper, Haugen, Keiser, Kline, Kohl-Welles, McAuliffe, Regala, Hewitt, Carrell, King, Parlette, Pflug, Schoesler, Stevens, Zarelli

 

Transportation Senators Haugen, Eide, Frockt, Hobbs, Nelson, Prentice, Ranker, Sheldon, Shin, King, Fain, Delvin, Ericksen, Hill, Litzow, Swecker

 

Ways & Means Senators Murray, Kilmer, Brown, Conway, Fraser, Hatfield, Harper, Kastama, Keiser, Kohl-Welles, Pridemore, Regala, Tom, Zarelli, Parlette, Baumgartner, Hewitt, Holmquist Newbry, Honeyford, Padden, Pflug, Schoesler

 

MOTION

 

On motion of Senator Eide, the appointments were confirmed.

 

MOTION

 

At 10:11 a.m., on motion of Senator Eide, the Senate adjourned until 12:00 noon, Thursday, December 1, 2011.

 

BRAD OWEN, President of the Senate

 

THOMAS HOEMANN, Secretary of the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





4406

President Signed..................................................................... 8

Speaker Signed....................................................................... 8

5019

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5056

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5214

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5283

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5310

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5322

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5404

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5475

Committee Report.................................................................. 1

5732

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

5735

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

ALAN HAIGHT

9199 Introduction................................................................... 4

AMADEO TIAM

9233 Introduction................................................................... 7

ANDREA GAMBOA

9196 Introduction................................................................... 4

ANGELA G. ROARTY

9223 Introduction................................................................... 7

ARIELE BELO

9179 Introduction................................................................... 3

ARTHUR A. BLAUVELT

9181 Introduction................................................................... 3

BARBARA A. TAYLOR

9231 Introduction................................................................... 7

CALVIN PEARSON

9218 Introduction................................................................... 6

CHARLOTTE PARSLEY

9217 Introduction................................................................... 6

DARLENE PETERS

9219 Introduction................................................................... 6

DIANA CLAY

9189 Introduction................................................................... 4

DON DENNIS

9191 Introduction................................................................... 4

DWAYNE JOHNSON

9201 Introduction................................................................... 4

ELAINE R. AKAGI

9175 Introduction................................................................... 2

ELIZABETH L. BAUM

9178 Introduction................................................................... 2

GENEANNE BURKE

9186 Introduction................................................................... 3

GORDON (DON) PIERCY

9220 Introduction................................................................... 6

JACK ENG

9193 Introduction................................................................... 4

JACOB K. BREDSTRAND

9182 Introduction................................................................... 3

JACOB WHITISH

9237 Introduction................................................................... 8

JANET M. KUSLER

9203 Introduction................................................................... 5

JERALD (JERRY) R. LITT

9205 Introduction................................................................... 5

JIM PAGE

9215 Introduction................................................................... 6

JODI N. THEW

9232 Introduction................................................................... 7

JOE M. TORTORELLI

9234 Introduction................................................................... 7

JOHN GLENN

9197 Introduction................................................................... 4

JONATHAN M. LANE

9204 Introduction................................................................... 5

JORGE CARRASCO

9188 Introduction................................................................... 3

JOSEPH DOLEZAL

9192 Introduction................................................................... 4

JUDY GUENTHER

9198 Introduction................................................................... 4

KRISTINA MAYER

9209 Introduction................................................................... 5

LARRY BROWN

9184 Introduction................................................................... 3

LEONOR FULLER

9195 Introduced..................................................................... 4

LISA K. WOO

9238 Introduction................................................................... 8

LISA PARKER

9216 Introduction................................................................... 6

LOUIS A. MENDOZA

9210 Introduction................................................................... 5

MARK ASMUNDSON

9176 Introduction................................................................... 2

MARK E. BRENNAN

9183 Introduction................................................................... 3

MESSAGE FROM GOVERNOR

Gubernatorial Appointments.................................................. 2

MICHAEL S. MAXWELL

9208 Introduction................................................................... 5

NANCY SMITH

9226 Introduction................................................................... 7

NOAH ZEICHNER

9240 Introduction................................................................... 8

PATRICK SPANNER

9229 Introduction................................................................... 7

PAUL TANAKA

9230 Introduction................................................................... 7

PHILLIP L. BARRETT

9177 Introduced..................................................................... 2

ROGER D. WOODWORTH

9239 Introduction................................................................... 8

ROGER OLSTAD

9214 Introduction................................................................... 6

ROYCE E. POLLARD

9222 Introduction................................................................... 6

SALVADOR MENDOZA

9211 Introduction................................................................... 5

STEPHEN W. VINCENT

9235 Introduction................................................................... 7

STEVEN ADELSTEIN

9174 Introduction................................................................... 2

STEVEN MOSS

9213 Introduction................................................................... 5

THOMAS A. CAMPBELL

9187 Introduction................................................................... 3

THUY VO

9236 Introduction................................................................... 7

WAYNE E. BROWN

9185 Introduction................................................................... 3

WAYNE J. MARTIN

9207 Introduction................................................................... 5

WILBERT R. PINA

9221 Introduction................................................................... 6