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=2015.
by Representatives Jinkins, Schmick, and Bergquist
Extending the hospital safety net assessment.
Delays, until July 1, 2019, the expiration of the hospital safety net assessment.Changes the amounts of: (1) Assessments on certain hospitals;(2) Payments to hospitals from the hospital safety net assessment fund; and(3) Assessment dollars that the state may use in lieu of state general fund payments to hospitals.
by Representatives Stokesbary, Magendanz, and Hargrove
Concerning the solicitation or acceptance of political contributions when a special legislative session is announced.
Prohibits the solicitation or acceptance of political contributions during the period beginning on the date that a special legislative session is officially announced, but not exceeding fifteen days before the special session convenes, and continuing through the date that special session adjourns.
by Senator Roach
Providing funding for certain commissioned court marshals of county sheriff's offices to be added to the definition of uniformed personnel for the purposes of public employees' collective bargaining. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Adding certain commissioned court marshals of county sheriff's offices to the definition of uniformed personnel for the purposes of public employees' collective bargaining. )
Revises the definition of "uniformed personnel," for purposes of chapter 41.56 RCW (public employees' collective bargaining), to include court marshals of any county who are employed by, trained for, and commissioned by the county sheriff and charged with the responsibility of enforcing laws, protecting and maintaining security in all county-owned or contracted property, and performing any other duties assigned to them by the county sheriff or mandated by judicial order.
by Senator Sheldon
Concerning notice against trespass.
Adds the definition of "posting in a conspicuous manner" to chapter 9A.52 RCW (burglary and trespass).