Legislative Digest No. 61

Wednesday, April 19, 2017101st Day - 2017 Regular Session

SB 5925
HB 2200-SHB 2202-SHB 2203

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.

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House Bills

HB 2200-S

by House Committee on Technology & Economic Development (originally sponsored by Representatives Hansen, Taylor, Smith, Buys, Harmsworth, Graves, Maycumber, J. Walsh, Kraft, Haler, Condotta, Nealey, Bergquist, Steele, Van Werven, Stonier, Macri, Farrell, Cody, Slatter, Tarleton, Senn, Kagi, Pollet, Frame, Chapman, Dye, Hudgins, Stanford, Reeves, Dent, Hayes, Ryu, Peterson, Sells, Kloba, Santos, Johnson, Fitzgibbon, Holy, Ormsby, Caldier, Sawyer, Wylie, Hargrove, Kilduff, Blake, Orcutt, Gregerson, Young, Appleton, Shea, Koster, Morris, Tharinger, Irwin, Muri, Schmick, Volz, Goodman, Clibborn, McCaslin, Pellicciotti, Doglio, Jinkins, Dolan, Kirby, Sullivan, Lytton, Kretz, Riccelli, Rodne, McBride, McCabe, and Pettigrew)

Protecting the privacy and security of internet users.


Requires a broadband internet access service provider to: (1) Receive an opt-in approval from a customer before selling or transferring customer proprietary information or sending or displaying to a customer an advertisement selected to be sent or displayed based on the customer's proprietary information;

(2) Solicit the approval at the point of sale;

(3) Obtain new approval for any changes in the sale or transfer of a customer's proprietary information if those changes are inconsistent with the original terms or conditions; and

(4) Provide access to a mechanism that allows a customer to grant, deny, or withdraw approval for the provider to sell their customer proprietary information.

Authorizes the utilities and transportation commission to adopt rules consistent with the purposes of this act.

Creates the consumer privacy and security account.
Apr 12Public hearing, executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 8:00 AM.
Apr 14TED - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 8:00 AM.
Apr 17Placed on second reading.

HB 2202-S

by House Committee on Appropriations (originally sponsored by Representatives Manweller and Ormsby)

Addressing the eligibility of emergency medical technicians for membership in the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system plan 2.


Addresses membership in the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system plan 2.

Authorizes a member who provided service as an emergency medical technician to an employer to establish credit for the service rendered on or after July 24, 2005, and before the effective date of this act, unless the service is already credited.

Requires the department of retirement systems, upon receipt of a written request, to notify the member of the cost to establish credit for the service.

Provides a benefit calculation if a member, who elected to transfer, dies or retires for disability prior to five years from their election date.
Apr 14APP - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
Public hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 10:00 AM.
Apr 17Placed on second reading.

HB 2203

by Representative Jinkins

Relating to behavioral health services.

Introduced by title and introductory section only, relating to behavioral health services.
Apr 13First reading, referred to Appropriations (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).

Senate Bills

SB 5925

by Senators Keiser and Honeyford

Concerning liquor licenses.

Changes the requirements for a theater to obtain a spirits, beer, and wine theater license.

Allows a grocery store licensee to be issued an endorsement to offer beer and wine tasting if the licensee derives at least fifty percent of its revenue from the sale of any combination of fresh meat, fresh poultry, seafood, or cheese.
Apr 17First reading, referred to Commerce, Labor & Sports.