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 Senators Bailey, Schoesler, Hewitt, Angel, Brown, O'Ban, Padden, Rivers, Roach, Honeyford, Miloscia, and Warnick
Concerning retirement service credit.
Prohibits a member of the public employees' retirement system, who is a state elected official, from receiving service credit for an authorized leave of absence that is provided after the member has been charged with a felony offense, unless the felony charges are subsequently dismissed or the member is acquitted of the felony charges.
by Senator Chase
Concerning the board of pilotage commissioners.
Requires the joint legislative audit and review committee to conduct a performance audit of the board of pilotage commissioners to examine whether the board is complying with certain statutory requirements.
by Senator Honeyford
Concerning emergency drought response.
Makes appropriations for response to a statewide drought.
by Senator Braun
Addressing collective bargaining.
Addresses collective bargaining provisions relating to transparent negotiations, binding interest arbitration, retirement benefits, and financial feasibility.
by Senator Fain
Providing voluntary salary reduction for elected officials.
Authorizes any state elected official to: (1) Voluntarily reduce his or her salary; and(2) Direct the amount of voluntary salary reduction to be contributed to a charitable organization.