This publication includes digest and history for bills, joint memorials, joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, initiatives, and substitutes. Engrossed measures may be republished if the amendment makes a substantive change.
Electronic versions of Legislative Digests are available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/digests.aspx?year=2014.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Bergquist, Ross, Cody, Harris, Green, Rodne, Tharinger, Johnson, Manweller, Magendanz, and Morrell)
Recognizes the application of telemedicine as a reimbursable service by which an individual receives medical services from a health care provider without in-person contact with the provider.Reduces the compliance requirements on hospitals when granting privileges or associations to telemedicine physicians.Requires the medical quality assurance commission, the nursing care quality assurance commission, and the board of osteopathic medicine and surgery to inform the health committees of the legislature on recommended or adopted criteria under which health care providers from out-of-state would be permitted to deliver telemedicine services to this state's residents that will ensure the quality of services delivered and the safety of those patients receiving those services.
by House Committee on Capital Budget (originally sponsored by Representatives Stanford and Warnick; by request of Washington State Department of Commerce)
Concerning the public works board.
Declares that the state intends to: (1) Strategically invest resources to address a significant backlog of projects to build, repair, and improve local public infrastructure systems; and(2) Promote certain priority policy objectives.Changes the composition and duties of the public works board.Changes the functions of the public works assistance account.
by House Committee on Technology & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Representatives Fey, Short, Upthegrove, Nealey, Pollet, Liias, Ormsby, Ryu, and Moscoso)
Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
Allows the use of cost-effective conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target to help meet the immediately subsequent two biennial acquisition targets, such that no more than twenty percent of any biennial target may be met with excess conservation savings.Allows a qualifying utility to use single large facility conservation acquisitions to meet up to an additional five percent of the immediately subsequent two biennial acquisition targets.
by House Committee on Public Safety (originally sponsored by Representatives Parker, Orwall, Fagan, Riccelli, Ryu, Haler, Moscoso, and Santos)
Revises the definition of "sex offense" for certain trafficking provisions regarding sexually explicit acts and commercial sex acts.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Sawyer, Rodne, Jinkins, Pedersen, Kirby, Cody, Hansen, and Hargrove)
Concerning fees for health records.
Prohibits health care providers from charging fees for providing certain health care information.
by House Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight (originally sponsored by Representatives Dahlquist, Hurst, S. Hunt, Buys, and Haigh)
Creating a liquor license for fairs.
Creates a fair license which is a special license to be issued to any fair organization that sponsors a fair.Authorizes a licensed craft distillery to apply to the liquor control board for an endorsement to sell bottled spirits of its own production at retail for off-premises consumption at a fair.
by House Committee on Government Operations & Elections (originally sponsored by Representatives Smith, Hansen, Haler, Buys, Hayes, Parker, Short, Seaquist, Pike, Scott, Zeiger, Hargrove, Manweller, Holy, Magendanz, Vick, and Wilcox)
Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
Requires certain agencies to: (1) Track and record the time it takes to make permitting decisions with regard to business permit applications; and(2) Prepare and submit to the office of regulatory assistance an inventory of all the permits that it issues.Requires the office of the chief information officer in consultation with the office of regulatory assistance, in order to ensure that agencies can post required information online with minimal expenditure of agency resources, to establish a central repository of this information, hosted on the office of regulatory assistance's web site.
by House Committee on Local Government (originally sponsored by Representatives Haigh, MacEwen, and Blake)
Concerning lake and beach management districts.
Modifies provisions relating to lake and beach management districts.
by House Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight (originally sponsored by Representative Moscoso; by request of Liquor Control Board)
Concerning marijuana processing and retail licenses.
Addresses marijuana processing and retail licenses.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Riccelli, Cody, Green, Van De Wege, Tharinger, Morrell, Johnson, Parker, Stonier, Reykdal, Jinkins, and Kochmar)
Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
Requires the department of social and health services to coordinate with the state health care authority to assist medicaid clients receiving personal care services in accessing gloves as part of their health benefit for individual providers to use in the course of providing tasks where universal precautions are warranted.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Orwall, Harris, Cody, Roberts, Short, Morrell, Manweller, Green, Jinkins, Fitzgibbon, Tharinger, Ryu, Goodman, Ormsby, Pollet, and Walkinshaw)
Concerning suicide prevention.
Requires certain medical professionals to complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management that is approved, in rule, by the relevant disciplining authority.Requires the department of social and health services and the state health care authority to jointly develop a plan for a pilot program to support primary care providers in the assessment and provision of appropriate diagnosis and treatment of adults with mental and behavioral health disorders and track outcomes of the program.Requires the secretary of the department of health to convene a steering committee and, in consultation with the steering committee, develop a Washington plan for suicide prevention.
by House Committee on Labor & Workforce Development (originally sponsored by Representatives Seaquist and Appleton)
Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
Addresses contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Cody and Ormsby)
Concerning disclosure of health care information.
Modifies provisions relating to medical records and health care information access and disclosure.
by House Committee on Environment (originally sponsored by Representatives Farrell, Hudgins, Carlyle, Wylie, Tarleton, Van De Wege, Bergquist, Tharinger, Pollet, Appleton, Kagi, Ryu, S. Hunt, Jinkins, Riccelli, Liias, Stanford, Reykdal, Roberts, Senn, Dunshee, Goodman, Freeman, Sawyer, Fey, Fitzgibbon, Green, Habib, and Walkinshaw)
Enhancing the safety of the transportation of oil.
Establishes appropriate measures to reduce the risk of oil spills from vessels, encourages the adoption of spill prevention measures, ensures that the public has access to information about the movement of oil through the state, and ensures that communities are fully informed about any risks posed to their safety by the transportation of oil.
by House Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight (originally sponsored by Representatives Vick, Kirby, Rodne, Blake, and Hurst)
Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.
Authorizes a grocery store licensee, upon approval by the liquor control board, to receive an endorsement to permit the sale of beer produced by a brewer located in Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, or Montana meeting the definition of a microbrewery contained in RCW 66.24.244 to a purchaser in certain containers.
by House Committee on Government Operations & Elections (originally sponsored by Representatives Hayes, S. Hunt, Haler, Appleton, Zeiger, Farrell, Reykdal, MacEwen, Sawyer, Holy, Harris, Ross, Roberts, Springer, Wylie, Ryu, Morrell, Parker, and Freeman)
Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers, identicard numbers, and identification numbers from public inspection and copying.
Exempts from public inspection and copying under the public records act, driver's license numbers and identicard numbers of employees or volunteers of a public agency.
by House Committee on Higher Education (originally sponsored by Representatives Walkinshaw, Moscoso, Kagi, Tarleton, Sawyer, Fitzgibbon, Riccelli, Morrell, Liias, Tharinger, Ryu, Fey, Gregerson, Santos, and Pollet)
Concerning mentoring and service learning opportunities in education.
Requires Western Washington University to host a statewide consortium of public and private institutions of higher education to provide and increase the number of campus-based mentoring and service learning opportunities in K-12 education and at eligible institutions.
by House Committee on Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs (originally sponsored by Representatives Parker, Ormsby, Zeiger, Walsh, Holy, Christian, Lytton, Riccelli, Fagan, Kagi, Gregerson, Orwall, and Santos)
Creating a pilot program to provide certification of homeless status for persons in need of an address for purposes of employment.
Requires the department of commerce to: (1) Establish a pilot program to provide a certification of homeless status for persons who may need a physical or mailing address for purposes of employment; and(2) Choose one county within which to implement the program, based on the support of local homeless housing and service providers, community leaders, and businesses willing to partner with the department.
by House Committee on Technology & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Representatives Haler and Wylie)
Changing membership provisions of the Washington economic development finance authority.
States that seven or more members of the Washington economic development finance authority constitute a quorum.
by House Committee on Business & Financial Services (originally sponsored by Representatives Kirby, Ryu, and Parker)
Concerning self-service storage facilities.
Authorizes certain notifications from self-service storage facilities to be sent via e-mail.
by House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources (originally sponsored by Representatives Blake, Buys, Lytton, and Smith)
Developing a water quality trading program in Washington.
Requires the state conservation commission, in partnership with the department of ecology, to build upon the report on conservation markets produced pursuant to chapter 133, Laws of 2008 and explore whether there are potential buyers and sellers in the state's watersheds for a water quality trading program.
by House Committee on Agriculture & Natural Resources (originally sponsored by Representatives Blake, Chandler, Hurst, Lytton, Takko, Wilcox, Kretz, Warnick, Tharinger, and Tarleton; by request of Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.
Revises certain fish and wildlife law enforcement provisions relating to: (1) The fish and wildlife enforcement code;(2) Recreational licenses required for hunting, fishing, and taking wildlife or seaweed; and(3) Commercial licenses for food fish and shellfish.
by House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services (originally sponsored by Representatives Senn, Walsh, Kagi, Hunter, Roberts, Tharinger, Haigh, Goodman, and Freeman)
Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
Requires a family assessment response worker to assess for child safety and child well-being when collaborating with a family to determine the need for child care, preschool, or home visiting services.Includes children who are involved in the child welfare system as eligible and given priority for the early childhood education and assistance program.
by House Committee on Environment (originally sponsored by Representatives Hargrove and Pollet)
Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
Creates the diesel idle reduction account.Requires the department of ecology to use the money in the account to provide loans with low or no interest to loan recipients for the purpose of reducing exposure to diesel emissions and improving public health by investing in diesel idle emission reduction technologies and infrastructure.
by House Committee on Technology & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Representatives Tarleton, Haler, Fey, Wylie, Seaquist, Pollet, Ryu, and Carlyle)
Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.
Supports the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors to foster economic resilience and development in this state.Creates a joint select legislative task force on the economic resilience of maritime and manufacturing in Washington.Requires the state geologist to update and improve the seismic scenario catalog maintained by the department of natural resources with respect to the geographic areas designated as manufacturing industrial centers by the Puget Sound regional council, the Puget Sound lowland and coastal areas, and areas including infrastructure critical to the operations of industry in those designated manufacturing industrial centers and Puget Sound lowland and coastal areas.
by House Committee on Higher Education (originally sponsored by Representatives Gregerson, Zeiger, Seaquist, Haler, Morrell, Pollet, and Jinkins)
Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
Requires four-year institutions of higher education that increase tuition beyond levels assumed in the omnibus appropriations act after January 1, 2011, to report to the governor and relevant committees of the legislature by December 31st every year on the effectiveness of the various sources and methods of financial aid in mitigating tuition increases.Authorizes an institution of higher education to pay its employees for services rendered biweekly.Requires the joint legislative audit and review committee's systemic performance audit of the impact of tuition-setting authority to consider student completion rather than institutional quality.Exempts from predesign review, projects at institutions of higher education, which may be valued up to ten million dollars.
by House Committee on Early Learning & Human Services (originally sponsored by Representatives Freeman, Walsh, Kagi, Roberts, Smith, Orwall, Tarleton, and Pollet)
Concerning parents with intellectual or developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings.
Requires the department of social and health services to: (1) If a parent has a developmental disability and is eligible for services provided by the developmental disabilities administration, make reasonable efforts to consult with the developmental disabilities administration to create an appropriate plan for services that are tailored to correct the parental deficiency taking into consideration the parent's disability; and(2) Determine an appropriate method to offer those services based on the parent's disability.Requires a court, if a child is not returned home, to establish whether active efforts are necessary to assist a parent with an intellectual and/or developmental disability in compliance and progress with the case plan.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representatives Farrell, Riccelli, Cody, Bergquist, Stanford, Gregerson, Sawyer, Tarleton, Fey, Stonier, Robinson, Walkinshaw, Morrell, Pollet, Ormsby, and Freeman; by request of Governor Inslee)
Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
Creates the governor's council for the healthiest next generation to coordinate immediate steps and consider future strategy to help children be more active and healthy.Directs the governor to discontinue the council upon a determination of reduced need or resources.
by House Committee on Public Safety (originally sponsored by Representatives Ryu, Nealey, Moscoso, Sells, Appleton, Kagi, Haler, Gregerson, Orwall, Wylie, Roberts, Reykdal, Senn, Robinson, Farrell, Tarleton, Tharinger, Freeman, Walkinshaw, Jinkins, Morrell, Clibborn, Haigh, Pettigrew, Rodne, Moeller, Pollet, Bergquist, S. Hunt, Sawyer, Green, Stanford, Ormsby, and Santos)
Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.
Includes in the crime of coercion of involuntary servitude, coercing another person to perform labor or services by: (1) Withholding or threatening to withhold or destroy documents relating to a person's immigration status; or(2) Threatening to notify law enforcement officials that a person is present in the United States in violation of federal immigration laws.
by House Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight (originally sponsored by Representatives Springer, Haler, Goodman, and Freeman)
Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
Creates a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
by House Committee on Government Accountability & Oversight (originally sponsored by Representative Moscoso)
Ensuring safe, responsible, and legal acquisition of marijuana by adults.
Addresses violations of marijuana laws for persons under twenty-one years old.
by House Committee on Higher Education (originally sponsored by Representatives Seaquist, Haler, Walkinshaw, Wylie, Sawyer, Morrell, Tarleton, Ormsby, Bergquist, Pollet, Gregerson, Freeman, and Goodman)
Creating the pay it forward program.
Creates the pay it forward program to provide greater access to higher education.Requires the student achievement council to: (1) Develop and implement the program; and(2) Select up to five high schools for participation in the program.Requires the legislature to determine, in the omnibus appropriations act, the rate at which the program is expanded from the initial five high schools to eventually incorporate all public high schools in the state.Requires high schools selected to participate in the pay it forward program to be allocated one additional full-time equivalent counselor in order to increase participation in postsecondary education access programs such as the pay it forward program and the college bound scholarship.Creates the pay it forward trust fund account.
by House Committee on Health Care & Wellness (originally sponsored by Representative Cody)
Requiring a rule-making process to interpret the scope of practice of a health care profession.
Requires disciplining authorities to engage in a rule-making process when interpreting the scope of practice of a health care profession.Prohibits a disciplining authority from expanding the scope of practice for a profession under its authority.
by Representatives Hayes, Freeman, Zeiger, Takko, Haler, and Gregerson
Creating an expedited permitting and contracting process for bridges owned by local governments that are deemed structurally deficient.
Expedites the permitting and contracting process for certain bridges that are deemed structurally deficient.
by Representative Young
Distributing marijuana tax revenues to local governments for law enforcement and fire protection services and to the department of transportation for the repair and maintenance of state ferries, roads, and bridges.
Allows the distribution of marijuana tax revenues to: (1) Cities and towns to distribute to fire protection providers;(2) Counties to be distributed to fire protection districts;(3) Cities, towns, and counties to fund law enforcement;(4) The Puget Sound ferry operations account for the operation and maintenance of the state ferry system; and(5) The Tacoma Narrows toll bridge account to reduce or prevent any toll increases charged for use of the Tacoma Narrows bridge facility.
by Representatives Moscoso, Blake, Sells, Wilcox, Fitzgibbon, Orcutt, Morrell, Haler, Kochmar, and Condotta
Creating an Americans with disabilities act parking sticker authorizing the operation of wheeled all-terrain vehicles in recreation areas for persons with disabilities.
Requires the department of licensing to design and issue an Americans with disabilities act parking sticker, for placement on a wheeled all-terrain vehicle, authorizing access to recreation areas that are difficult to access by persons with disabilities.
by Representative Moscoso
Concerning the furnishment of vehicle owner lists.
Revises the purposes for which the department of licensing may furnish lists of registered and legal owners of motor vehicles.Requires the department of licensing to: (1) Develop a method to identify the personal information released to manufacturers of motor vehicles or their authorized agents, by recipient of the information and date released; and(2) Use that method to actively track, monitor, and investigate the use of personal information.
by Representatives Tarleton and Pollet
Ensuring work jurisdictions of unions are respected and preserved in public works contracting.
Requires a contracting entity to ensure that any existing work jurisdiction of a union on a property is respected and preserved when the state or a municipality contracting for construction of any kind hires or is signatory to a contractor who is party to a project labor agreement.
by Senate Committee on Trade & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Senators Fain, Nelson, Kohl-Welles, Brown, and Kline)
Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing and tourism promotion activities or facilities.
Allows the use of lodging taxes to finance loans and grants to nonprofit organizations and public housing authorities for affordable workforce housing within one-half mile of a transit station and for tourism promotion.
by Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Honeyford, Hargrove, Pearson, Ranker, Parlette, and Sheldon; by request of Department of Fish and Wildlife)
Concerning invasive species.
Provides authority for the department of fish and wildlife to effectively address invasive species using an integrated management approach.Creates the aquatic invasive species prevention account.Makes appropriations.
by Senate Committee on Trade & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Senators Braun, Chase, Angel, Pedersen, Brown, King, and Kohl-Welles)
Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.
Declares it is the intent of the legislature: (1) To enact the structure of a mechanism that will provide funding for a state tourism marketing program, including the sources of funding and governance organization which will determine the specific use and allocation of the funds; and(2) That appropriate state agencies will work with the Washington tourism alliance to devise a plan to collect funds necessary for a state tourism marketing program and ensure that the funds are used only for that purpose.
by Senate Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Senators Eide, Frockt, Chase, Keiser, and McAuliffe)
Enhancing public safety by reducing distracted driving incidents caused by the use of personal wireless communications devices.
Revises the state's current cell phone laws to bring them in line with federal grant criteria to ensure that the maximum amount of federal funds are made available to important safety programs.
by Senate Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance (originally sponsored by Senators Angel, Hobbs, Fain, Tom, and Benton)
Concerning the first mortgage interest business and occupation tax deduction.
Finds that: (1) The implementation of tax policy is often complicated by mandatory accounting rules;(2) Such accounting rules should not dictate the application of tax policy adopted by the legislature; and(3) The department of revenue is often unable to fully implement the will of the legislature due to unanticipated accounting rules or changes to established rules.Declares it is the intent of the legislature: (1) That the department of revenue should administer the deduction for income on loans secured by a first mortgage fully and according to the original intent of the legislature, without regard for accounting peculiarities required by generally accepted accounting principles; and(2) That the tax preference is amended to correct a technical inconsistency and the corrections are not intended to create a new or expanded tax preference.
by Senate Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance (originally sponsored by Senators Hobbs, Benton, and Mullet)
Revising provisions governing money transmitters.
Revises money transmitter provisions relating to money transmitter licensees that accept money or its equivalent from consumers purchasing goods or services.
by Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Dansel and Benton)
Concerning a pilot program for cougar control.
Requires the department of fish and wildlife, in cooperation and collaboration with the county legislative authorities of Ferry, Stevens, Pend Oreille, Chelan, Okanogan, and Klickitat counties, to recommend rules to establish a five-year pilot program within select game management units of these counties, to pursue or kill cougars with the aid of dogs.Authorizes the department of fish and wildlife to authorize five seasons in which cougars may be pursued or killed with dogs, subject to the other conditions of the pilot program.Authorizes a county legislative authority to request inclusion in the pilot project.Expires July 1, 2019.
by Senate Committee on Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance (originally sponsored by Senators Darneille, Kohl-Welles, Hobbs, Chase, Conway, Hasegawa, Frockt, McCoy, McAuliffe, Rolfes, and Nelson; by request of Washington State Department of Commerce)
Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.
Extends the forty-dollar surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance to June 30, 2020.Extends the department of commerce's reporting requirements to June 30, 2020, and if the department fails to comply with the reporting requirements, the state treasurer may not authorize the appropriation of funds received from the surcharge.Requires a percentage of the funds deposited in the home security fund to be used for private rental vouchers.
by Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Schoesler, Hewitt, and Ranker)
Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.
Modifies provisions relating to payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.
by Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Pedersen, Kohl-Welles, Pearson, Liias, Ericksen, and Kline)
Concerning on-water dwellings.
Requires a floating on-water residence that is legally established before July 1, 2014, to be considered a conforming use and accommodated through reasonable shoreline master program regulations, permit conditions, or mitigation that will not effectively preclude maintenance, repair, replacement, and remodeling of existing floating on-water residences and their moorages by rendering these actions impracticable.
by Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development (originally sponsored by Senators Honeyford, Bailey, Becker, Angel, and Pearson)
Ensuring that existing exempt water uses in the Skagit river basin are not subject to interruption.
Prohibits certain groundwater uses in the Skagit river basin from being interrupted from the instream flows established in the Skagit river basin instream flow rule.
by Senate Committee on Natural Resources & Parks (originally sponsored by Senators Liias, Pearson, Hargrove, Dansel, Ranker, McCoy, and Rolfes)
Concerning fish barrier removals.
Modifies provisions relating to fish barrier removals.Authorizes the department of fish and wildlife to contract with cities and counties to assist in the identification and removal of impediments to fish passage.Requires the department of fish and wildlife to: (1) Develop a barrier inventory training program;(2) Maintain a fish passage barrier removal board; and(3) Initiate contact with the United States army corps of engineers, the national oceanic and atmospheric administration, and, if necessary, the United States fish and wildlife service to explore the feasibility of bundling multiple transportation-related fish barrier removal projects under any available nationwide permits for the purpose of achieving streamlined federal permitting with a reduced processing time.Expands the criteria in which a fish habitat enhancement project can be approved in order to receive a permit review and approval process.
by Senators Kline, Hobbs, Hatfield, and Fain
Concerning the distribution of real property sale proceeds.
Modifies distribution requirements of real property sale proceeds.
by Senator Ranker
Providing life alert services.
Requires employees of companies providing life alert services to provide the location and known medical conditions of their customers when requested by first responders.
by Senators Litzow, Hill, Tom, Hobbs, Dammeier, Rivers, and Fain
Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.
Requires the state institute for public policy to conduct on-going systematic reviews of: (1) High quality research to identify and update inventories of evidence-based, research-based, and promising educational practices and services, in early learning, K-12, and higher education that can lead to better educational outcomes coupled with a more efficient use of taxpayer dollars; and(2) The state's investments in the educational system to identify the investments that result in the most effective and evidence-based practices that reliably provide an opportunity for students to successfully meet the state-established student outcomes.
by Senators Kohl-Welles, Pedersen, McAuliffe, Darneille, Fraser, Nelson, Hasegawa, McCoy, Conway, Chase, Frockt, Billig, Keiser, Ranker, Rolfes, and Kline
Studying barriers to access.
Requires the state institute for public policy to study the impacts of Initiative Measure No. 200 (codified as RCW 49.60.400 and 49.60.401) on minorities in higher education and public contracting.
by Senator Baumgartner
Concerning electrician licensing and identification requirements.
Modifies electrical construction trade provisions.Authorizes the department of labor and industries to establish a requirement that an individual produce proof of proper licensing and identification upon request.Prohibits the department of labor and industries from requiring an individual to wear or visibly display his or her license or personal identification on his or her clothing or person or as part of his or her uniform.
by Senators O'Ban and Darneille
Concerning intensive home and community-based mental health services for medicaid-eligible children.
Requires the department of social and health services, beginning July 1, 2014, to implement statewide a wraparound with intensive services medicaid program of integrated home and community-based children's mental health services.Makes appropriations.