SIXTY THIRD LEGISLATURE - THIRD SPECIAL SESSION

 

 

FIRST DAY

 

 

House Chamber, Olympia, Thursday, November 7, 2013

 


The House was called to order at 9:00 a.m. by the Speaker (Representative Sullivan presiding).

 

MESSAGE FROM THE GOVERNOR

 

STATE OF WASHINGTON

 

PROCLAMATION BY THE GOVERNOR 13-09

 

 

††††† WHEREAS, in accordance with Article II, Section 12 (Amendment 68) of the Washington State Constitution, the Legislature adjourned its 2013 regular session on April 28, 2013, the 105th day of the session; and

 

††††† WHEREAS, the Legislature reconvened on May 13, 2013, to continue work on the 2013- 2015 operating budget, 2013-2015 capital budget, 2013-2015 transportation budget, and related bills, but failed to approve such measures; and

 

WHEREAS, the Legislature again reconvened on June 12, 2013, and approved a 2013- 2015 operating budget, a 2013-2015 capital budget, a 2013-2015 transportation budget, and the bills necessary to implement those budgets, and adjourned on June 30, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the development and siting of new aerospace projects within the state of Washington is of vital importance to the Washington aerospace industry, the stateís economy as a whole, and would result in jobs for working Washingtonians; and

 

WHEREAS, the Speaker of the House, House Minority Leader, Senate Majority Coalition Caucus Leader, Senate Democratic Leader, and Senate Republican Leader working together with the Governor may agree upon additional matters that are necessary for the Legislature to address;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Jay Inslee, Governor of the state of Washington, by virtue of the authority vested in me by Article II, Section 12 (Amendment 68) and Article III, Section 7 of the Washington State Constitution, do hereby convene the Washington State Legislature in Special Session in the Capitol at Olympia on Thursday, November 7, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of enacting legislation necessary to ensure that new aerospace projects are located in Washington State, including legislation relating to workforce education and development, permitting requirements, tax policy, and critical transportation infrastructure development.

 

Signed and sealed with the official seal of the state of Washington this 5th day of November, A.D. Two-thousand and Thirteen at Olympia, Washington.

 

By: Jay Inslee, Governor

 

MESSAGE FROM THE PIERCE COUNTY COUNCIL

 

Whereas, on June 4, 2013, the Pierce County Council appointed Representative Steve O'Ban, a Republican, to fill a vacancy in the Washington State Senate representing the 28th† Legislative District; and

 

Whereas, the appointment of Representative O'Ban to the Senate created a vacancy in the House of Representatives, representing the 28th District; and

 

Whereas, as prescribed by Article II, Section 15 of the Washington State Constitution, the Pierce County Republican Central Committee has submitted a list of three names of nominees to represent the 28th District in the State House of

Representatives; and

 

Whereas, pursuant to the Washington State Constitution , Article II, Section 15, the County Council shall fill the aforementioned vacancy by appointment from a list of three names submitted by the Pierce County Republican Central Committee; and

 

Whereas, the Council has met and interviewed the three nominees; Now Therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED by the Council of Pierce County:

 

Section 1. Dick Muri is one of three individuals named on the list submitted by the Pierce County Republican Central Committee, and is qualified to fill the vacancy in the Washington State House of Representatives, representing the 28th District.

 

Section 2.† Dick Muri is hereby appointed to the position of Washington State Representative, representing the 28th District.

 

Section 3. The Clerk of the Council is hereby directed to provide a copy of this Resolution to the individual appointed, the Governor of the State of Washington, and the Chair of the Pierce County Republican Central Committee.

 

ADOPTED this 2nd day of July 2013.

 

PIERCE COUNTY COUNCIL

Pierce County, Washington

 

Denise Johnson, Clerk of the Council

 

Joyce McDonald, Council Chair

 

RESIGNATION OF REPRESENTATIVE MARCIE MAXWELL

 

July 10, 2013

 

 

The Honorable Jay Inslee

Governor, State of Washington

Legislative Building

Olympia, WA† 98504

 

Dear Governor Inslee,

 

Iím proud to accept an appointment as Senior Education Policy Advisor in the Governorís Legislative Affairs and Policy Office.† In doing so, I am officially resigning my elected position as 41st District State Representative, Position 1. Pursuant to RCW 42.12.020, please accept this as my formal resignation from the Washington State House of Representatives. My resignation will be effective July 15, 2013.

 

It has been an honor to serve the people of the 41st Legislative District since 2009 as well as a privilege to work with my colleagues in the House of Representatives.† I look forward to our continued work together for the people, communities, and future of this great state.

 

Best regards,

Marcie Maxwell

 

MESSAGE FROM THE KING COUNTY COUNCIL

 

WHEREAS, a vacancy exists in the position of state representative for the 41st legislative district due to the resignation of Representative Marcie Maxwell, effective July 15, 2013, following her appointment by Governor Jay Inslee to serve as Senior Education Policy Advisor in the governor's Legislative Affairs and Policy Office, and

 

WHEREAS, the 41st legislative district Democratic precinct committee officers have met to consider candidates for the position, and

 

WHEREAS, the King County Democratic Central Committee has submitted the names of three nominees to fill the vacancy;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT MOVED by the Council of King County: Tana Senn is hereby appointed to the position of state representative for the 41st legislative district.

 

KING† COUNTY COUNCIL

KING COUNTY, WASHINGTON

 

Anne Noris, Clerk of the Council

 

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

 

INTRODUCTIONS AND FIRST READING

 

HB 2088† by Representatives Sells and Seaquist

 

AN ACT Relating to appropriations specifically for activities related to the aerospace industry for permitting and training, including program development, staff, facilities, and equipment; adding new sections to 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4 (uncodified); adding new sections to 2013 2nd sp.s. c 19 (uncodified); making appropriations; and declaring an emergency.

 

Referred to Committee on Appropriations.

 

HB 2089† by Representatives Carlyle and Hunter

 

AN ACT Relating to incentivizing a long-term commitment to maintain and grow jobs in the aerospace industry in Washington state by extending the expiration date of aerospace tax preferences and expanding the sales and use tax exemption for the construction of new facilities used to manufacture superefficient airplanes to include the construction of new facilities used to manufacture commercial airplanes or the wings or fuselage of commercial airplanes; amending RCW 82.08.980, 82.12.980, 82.04.260, 82.04.260, 82.04.250, 82.04.290, 82.04.4461, 82.04.4463, 82.08.975, 82.12.975, 82.29A.137, and 84.36.655; adding a new section to chapter 82.32 RCW; creating a new section; providing a contingent effective date; providing an effective date; and providing expiration dates.

 

Referred to Committee on Finance.

 

HCR 4413†††††† by Representatives Sullivan and Kretz

 

Specifying the status of bills, resolutions, and memorials.

 

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, with the exception of HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4413 which was read the first time, and under suspension of the rules, was placed on the second reading calendar.

 

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

 

SECOND READING

 

††††† HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4413, by Representatives Sullivan and Kretz

 

††††† Specifying the status of bills, resolutions, and memorials.

 

The concurrent resolution was read the second time.

 

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

 

The Speaker stated the question before the House to be the adoption of House Concurrent Resolution No. 4413.

HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. 4413 was adopted.

 

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

 

COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

 

The Speaker (Representative Sullivan presiding) announced the following committee appointments:

 

Representative Fagan was appointed to the Committee on Business and Financial Services and removed from the Committee on Higher Education.

 

Representative Hawkins was appointed to the Committee on Transportation and removed from the Committee on Capital Budget.

 

Representative DeBolt was appointed to the Committee on Capital Budget and named Ranking Member and was removed from the Committee on Transportation.

 

Representative Muri was appointed to the Committee on Higher Education, Committee on Education, Committee on Transportation, and the Committee on Judiciary.

 

Representative Kretz was appointed to the Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services and removed from the Committee on Transportation.

 

Representative Pike was appointed to the Committee on Transportation and removed from the Committee on Appropriations, the Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, and the Committee on Education.

 

Representative Warnick was removed as Ranking Member of the Committee on Capital Budget.

 

There being no objection, the House adjourned until 10:00 a.m., November 8, 2013, the 2nd Day of the Third Special Session.

 

FRANK CHOPP, Speaker

BARBARA BAKER, Chief Clerk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




2088

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

2089

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

4413

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

Second Reading.................................................................................... 2

Third Reading Adopted........................................................................ 2

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (Representative * presiding)

Committee Appointments.................................................................... 2