Representative Joel Kretz


Prime Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1219 Concerning large wild carnivore conflict management.  Fiscal Note
HB 1223 Regarding denials of forest practices applications.  Fiscal Note
HB 1224 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.  Fiscal Note
HB 1258 Ensuring that all Washingtonians share in the benefits of an expanding wolf population. 
HB 1337 Conditioning the classification of the gray wolf by the fish and wildlife commission. 
HB 1570 Concerning filing requirements for property tax exemption claims for certain improvements to benefit fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, or water quantity.  Fiscal Note
HB 1991 Encouraging the liquor control board to implement rules to promote the development of marijuana production facilities located on unenclosed, outdoor agricultural land in rural areas. 
HB 1992 Authorizing the liquor control board to consult with the department of ecology regarding the environmental impacts associated with the various means of producing marijuana. 
HB 2114 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities. 
HB 2348 Concerning heavy haul industrial corridors.  Fiscal Note
HB 2472 Concerning water quality determinations made by the department of ecology.  Fiscal Note
HB 2566 Concerning the establishment of a dedicated local jurisdiction marijuana fund and the distribution of a specified percentage of marijuana excise tax revenues to cities and counties. 
HB 2620 Enhancing the potable water supply by encouraging treatment of raw groundwater. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1191 Protecting livestock against predator attacks. 
HB 1192 Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.  Fiscal Note
HB 1218 Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1243 Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.  Fiscal Note
HB 1246 Removing certain requirements for motorcycle helmet use.  Fiscal Note
HB 1249 Exempting from prevailing wage requirements public works projects undertaken to repair fire damage.  Fiscal Note
HB 1272 Exempting from business and occupation tax certain amounts received by cooperative finance organizations.  Fiscal Note
HB 1322 Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.  Fiscal Note
HB 1347 Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act.  Fiscal Note
HB 1352 Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.  Fiscal Note
HB 1371 Adopting the Washington state firearms freedom act of 2013 and establishing penalties. 
HB 1379 Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.  Fiscal Note
HB 1455 Eliminating the use of automated traffic safety cameras.  Fiscal Note
HB 1500 Concerning the creation of a special license plate dedicated to raising revenue to fund preventative wolf management efforts at the department of fish and wildlife.  Fiscal Note
HB 1501 Building upon the existing wildlife interaction program to establish the mechanisms behind an uncapped funding source for implementing the provisions of the Washington wolf conservation and management plan adopted by the fish and wildlife commission in 2011 in a way that does not change the management provisions of the plan.  Fiscal Note
HB 1561 Concerning short-barreled rifles. 
HB 1612 Concerning information on firearm offenders. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning information on felony firearm offenders )
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning information on firearm offenders.
  Fiscal Note
HB 1652 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
HB 1663 Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.  Fiscal Note
HB 1699 Making energy conservation a top priority by adding new incentives and aligning the timing of the acquisitions of eligible renewable resources, electricity, or equivalent renewable energy credits, with the need for additional electric generating resources to serve consumers' loads, without changing the eligible renewable targets. 
HB 1825 Addressing the removal and discharge of peace officers. 
HB 1853 Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors. 
HB 1918 Limiting the geographic scope of bans on the use of solid fuel burning devices in nonattainment counties. 
HB 1979 Implementing public-private partnership best practices for nontoll transportation projects.  Fiscal Note
HB 2083 Addressing probable cause for persons in violation of an impaired driving offense. 
HB 2084 Addressing impaired driving offenses that constitute a felony offense. 
HB 2085 Eliminating look back periods for impaired driving offenses. 
HB 2103 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands. 
HB 2118 Concerning student parking fees collected by school districts.  Fiscal Note
HB 2243 Encouraging private landowners to allow public access to their land.  Fiscal Note
HB 2249 Concerning the two climate zones within the building codes. 
HB 2268 Concerning the transfer of federal land to the state. 
HB 2387 Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington. 
HB 2423 Recognizing "Statehood Day." 
HB 2427 Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices. 
HB 2447 Concerning a property tax exemption for qualified nonprofit small business incubators that assist in the creation and expansion of innovative small commercial enterprises.  Fiscal Note
HB 2458 Concerning invasive species.  Fiscal Note
HB 2460 Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.  Fiscal Note
HB 2471 Concerning the design and use of drivers' licenses, drivers' instruction permits, and identicards for minors.  Fiscal Note
HB 2478 Providing technical assistance to achieve voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2498 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants. 
HB 2514 Eliminating the human resources director.  Fiscal Note
HB 2515 Concerning the treatment of population enumeration data, including exempting it from public inspection and copying.  Fiscal Note
HB 2516 Regarding assessments for lands occupied, used, or under the jurisdiction of a state agency.  Fiscal Note
HB 2517 Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.  Fiscal Note
HB 2524 Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements.  Fiscal Note
HB 2529 Concerning a sales tax exemption for firearms and firearm ammunition to encourage the purchase within the borders of Washington state.  Fiscal Note
HB 2544 Concerning newborn screening.  Fiscal Note
HB 2663 Regulating tow truck operators not regulated under chapter 46.55 RCW.  Fiscal Note
HJR 4217 Amending the Constitution regarding the people's right of access to information concerning the conduct of the people's business. 
HCR 4400 Adopting joint rules. 
HCR 4401 Establishing cutoff dates. 
HCR 4402 Calling two joint sessions of the legislature. 
HCR 4404 Celebrating the life and legacy of William Booth Gardner. 
HCR 4405 Directing that HB 2056 be considered. 
HCR 4406 Directing that HB 2058 be considered. 
HCR 4407 Specifying the status of bills, memorials, and resolutions for the 2013 first special session of the Sixty-third legislature. 
HCR 4408 Returning bills to their house of origin. 
HCR 4409 Adjourning sine die. 
HCR 4410 Specifying the status of bills, resolutions, and memorials. 
HCR 4411 Returning bills to their house of origin. 
HCR 4412 Adjourning sine die. 
HCR 4413 Specifying the status of bills, resolutions, and memorials. 
HCR 4414 Convening the House of Representatives and Senate in Joint Session to receive the State of the State message of Governor Jay Inslee. 
HCR 4415 Specifying the status of bills, resolutions, and memorials. 
HR 4600 Adopting temporary house rules. 
HR 4601 Notifying the Governor that the House is ready to conduct business. 
HR 4603 Recognizing the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
HR 4605 Honoring Allen Hayward. 
HR 4608 Adopting Permanent House Rules. 
HR 4609 Honoring the National Guard. 
HR 4616 Honoring Presidents' Day. 
HR 4621 Celebrating Children's Day. 
HR 4622 Congratulating the Seattle Seahawks. 
HR 4625 Honoring Jerry Tretwold. 
HR 4627 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
HR 4630 Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Washington State Parks. 
HR 4636 Recognizing the significant contribution of Mary C. Selecky in improving the health and safety of all Washingtonians. 
HR 4641 Celebrating Catholic Schools Week. 
HR 4642 Recognizing and honoring the Spokane Lilac Festival. 
HR 4643 Honoring Washington state veterans who served in Vietnam. 
HR 4644 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
HR 4646 Honoring Deputy Matt Spink and Deputy Mike Northway. 
HR 4655 Providing for the conducting of House business during interim periods. 
HR 4656 Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Mike Carrell. 
HR 4657 Commending Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. for his exemplary service. 
HR 4658 Notifying the Governor that the House is ready to conduct business. 
HR 4659 Amending the permanent House rules for the Sixty-Third legislature. 
HR 4660 Celebrating Children's Day. 
HR 4661 Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
HR 4664 Recognizing the United States flag. 
HR 4667 Honoring the National Guard. 
HR 4669 Honoring Representative Gary Alexander. 
HR 4674 Celebrating the 2014 Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. 
HR 4677 Celebrating Presidents' Day. 
HR 4680 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
HR 4683 Honoring Captain William Swenson. 
HR 4689 Recognizing the life, work, and legacy of Thomas S. Foley. 
HR 4690 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
HR 4694 Honoring Glenn Crellin. 
HR 4697 Recognizing Larry Crouse. 
HR 4699 Celebrating the Navy. 
HR 4700 Saluting Washington State Representative Mary Helen Roberts. 
HR 4702 Recognizing Representative Mike Hope. 
HR 4704 Providing for the conducting of House business during interim periods.