Representative Vincent Buys

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1438 Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.  Fiscal Note
HB 1439 Concerning autonomous vehicles.  Fiscal Note
HB 1550 Modifying the property tax exemption for nonprofit fairs.  Fiscal Note
HB 1760 Concerning the replacement of like-in-kind household appliances. 
HB 1770 Concerning the appointment of nonvoting advisory members to commodity boards.  Fiscal Note
HB 1949 Concerning the contents of requests for proposals in the procurement of enterprise application software solutions by state and local governments.  Fiscal Note
HB 2257 Making the distribution of intimate images a crime.  Fiscal Note
HB 2258 Simplifying and providing clarity to independent contractor tests for the construction industry.  Fiscal Note
HB 2259 Concerning the sales and use tax exemption for qualifying livestock nutrient management equipment and facilities.  Fiscal Note
HB 2260 Concerning dwelling unit fire protection sprinkler systems.  Fiscal Note
HB 2288 Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.  Fiscal Note
HB 2354 Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.  Fiscal Note
HB 2405 Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.  Fiscal Note
HB 2716 Concerning value-added uses of ovine blood. 
HB 2717 Clarifying that sheep blood is not a component of sheep processing waste. 
HR 4618 Recognizing the lasting legacy of Police Chief Erik Ramstead. 
HR 4653 Recognizing the Washington state commercial fishing fleet. 
HR 4679 Recognizing the Washington state commercial fishing fleet. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1074 Concerning requirements governing and associated with plat approvals. 
HB 1099 Repealing the state estate tax. 
HB 1135 Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.  Fiscal Note
HB 1143 Providing accountability to procurement policy. 
HB 1159 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.  Fiscal Note
HB 1160 Concerning excise taxation of required college instructional materials. 
HB 1174 Complying with the state's constitutional duty to make ample provision for a basic education by prioritizing state funding for K-12 education and targeting state investments on reforms with the highest impact on student success. 
HB 1195 Repealing provisions relating to filling unexpired terms.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning primaries.
  Fiscal Note
HB 1199 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
HB 1218 Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1219 Concerning large wild carnivore conflict management.  Fiscal Note
HB 1220 Concerning milk and milk products.  Fiscal Note
HB 1257 Establishing parental notification requirements for abortion. 
HB 1259 Declaring that the right to life begins at the moment the individual comes into being. 
HB 1319 Recognizing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day. 
HB 1329 Creating a sales tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and supplies.  Fiscal Note
HB 1331 Authorizing student advisory committees at institutions of higher education.  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 1359 Regarding the state archivist. 
HB 1377 Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.  Fiscal Note
HB 1378 Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements. 
HB 1384 Streamlining natural resources management. 
HB 1386 Requiring a superior court judge to be a qualified voter in a county served by the superior court he or she is elected or appointed to. 
HB 1387 Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.  Fiscal Note
HB 1388 Increasing penalties for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.  Fiscal Note
HB 1389 Addressing the rights of crime victims. 
HB 1390 Prohibiting local governments and state agencies from mandating the installation of fire sprinkler systems in agricultural structures. 
HB 1397 Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor. 
HB 1412 Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Making community service a high school graduation requirement. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Requiring school districts to adopt policies that provide incentives for students to participate in community service. )
  Fiscal Note
HB 1418 Regarding hours of availability of cities, towns, and special purpose districts for inspection and copying of public records. 
HB 1449 Making specific prosecution and defense documents and materials exempt from public inspection and copying. 
HB 1452 Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.  Fiscal Note
HB 1455 Eliminating the use of automated traffic safety cameras.  Fiscal Note
HB 1474 Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.  Fiscal Note
HB 1476 Establishing a performance-based grading system for schools and school districts.  Fiscal Note
HB 1478 Providing a moratorium on rule making. 
HB 1479 Allowing leased land used for the placement of a mobile home to qualify for the senior, disabled, and veteran property tax exemption. 
HB 1492 Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.  Fiscal Note
HB 1512 Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors. 
HB 1561 Concerning short-barreled rifles. 
HB 1581 Creating the Washington state preservation of liberty act condemning the unlawful detention of United States citizens and lawful resident aliens under the national defense authorization act.  Fiscal Note
HB 1591 Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules.  Fiscal Note
HB 1595 Addressing the powers of initiative and referendum within counties that are not home rule charter counties.  Fiscal Note
HB 1605 Expanding the membership of the state building code council. 
HB 1606 Concerning carbon monoxide alarms. 
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 1649 Concerning autonomous vehicles.  Fiscal Note
HB 1652 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
HB 1733 Requiring capital and transportation project investments to be searchable by the public for certain detailed information.  Fiscal Note
HB 1748 Concerning the business and occupation taxation of dairy products. 
HB 1750 Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.  Fiscal Note
HB 1755 Concerning an exemption from discover pass requirements for off-road vehicles. 
HB 1757 Providing monitoring of the development of a one-stop portal for Washington businesses.  Fiscal Note
HB 1758 Regarding boating safety. 
HB 1762 Concerning electronic presentment of claims against the state arising out of tortious conduct. 
HB 1771 Establishing standards for the use of public unmanned aircraft systems.  Fiscal Note
HB 1783 Concerning health district banking.  Fiscal Note
HB 1847 Addressing the sufficiency of signatures for petitions in cities, towns, and code cities. 
HB 1848 Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas. 
HB 1878 Restoring state need grant award amounts for students at private, nonprofit degree-granting institutions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1905 Addressing the eligibility of support volunteers for the volunteer firefighters' and relief officers' relief and pension system. 
HB 2024 Concerning legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of state officers.  Fiscal Note
HB 2033 Reducing the costs and inefficiencies in elections by eliminating a requirement to include the full text of ballot measures in the printed version of voters' pamphlets.  Fiscal Note
HB 2090 Establishing categorical exemptions in the state environmental policy act for development proposals that are consistent with locally adopted land use and shoreline regulations. 
HB 2091 Granting exemptions from state biofuel and biodiesel requirements. 
HB 2092 Prohibiting the use of transportation funds for public works of art or artistic designs.  Fiscal Note
HB 2093 Applying federal environmental review and protection requirements to transportation projects conducted by or for the department of transportation. 
HB 2094 Allocating state sales and use tax revenue derived from the state department of transportation expenditures to the motor vehicle account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2095 Reducing the cost of transportation projects by linking state conservation investments with mitigation requirements. 
HB 2096 Creating an exemption in the state environmental policy act for transportation projects in jurisdictions with comprehensive plans that were subject to an environmental analysis prior to adoption. 
HB 2097 Concerning street, road, highway, and Washington state ferries facility construction, maintenance, or repair activities conducted in accordance with best management practices of the Washington state department of transportation. 
HB 2098 Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government. 
HB 2099 Extending the expiration date for reporting requirements on timber purchases. 
HB 2103 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands. 
HB 2105 Promoting transparency in government by requiring public agencies with governing bodies to post their agendas online in advance of meetings.  Fiscal Note
HB 2112 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 2113 Modifying the exemption from contractor registration requirements for work that is casual, minor, or inconsequential.  Fiscal Note
HB 2114 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities. 
HB 2122 Concerning sexually violent predators.  Fiscal Note
HB 2125 Removing the requirements that all fines collected be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2126 Creating the community forest trust account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2132 Concerning architectural plans for school construction.  Fiscal Note
HB 2133 Maintaining privacy of student educational records.  Fiscal Note
HB 2144 Concerning the establishment of a dedicated local jurisdiction marijuana fund and the distribution of a specified percentage of marijuana excise tax revenues to local jurisdictions.  Fiscal Note
HB 2147 Concerning voluntary independent contractor certification.  Fiscal Note
HB 2154 Creating a liquor license for fairs.  Fiscal Note
HB 2160 Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.  Fiscal Note
HB 2171 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
HB 2173 Concerning the use of hydrocodone products by licensed optometrists in Washington state. 
HB 2174 Recognizing that the right of a parent to make decisions regarding the care, custody, supervision, and administration of his or her child is a fundamental right. 
HB 2186 Concerning local government selection of the appropriate sewer systems as part of growth management. 
HB 2189 Concerning the administration and operation of flood control districts. 
HB 2192 Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2203 Amending the definition of commercial airplane for specific tax preferences to include other types of commercial aircraft to encourage the migration of good wage jobs in the state.  Fiscal Note
HB 2204 Reestablishing the rural county sales and use tax exemption program.  Fiscal Note
HB 2207 Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.  Fiscal Note
HB 2208 Concerning heavy civil construction projects.  Fiscal Note
HB 2249 Concerning the two climate zones within the building codes. 
HB 2314 Concerning incrementally increasing the distribution percentage of liquor revolving fund revenues under RCW 66.08.190 to cities and counties.  Fiscal Note
HB 2427 Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices. 
HB 2432 Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Enacting planning measures and strategies that provide for future long-term service and support needs of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Washington state.
  Fiscal Note
HB 2454 Developing a water quality trading program in Washington.  Fiscal Note
HB 2457 Concerning derelict and abandoned vessels.  Fiscal Note
HB 2458 Concerning invasive species.  Fiscal Note
HB 2459 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
HB 2472 Concerning water quality determinations made by the department of ecology.  Fiscal Note
HB 2475 Making state law consistent with federal law regarding short-barreled shotguns and short-barreled rifles. 
HB 2476 Establishing the Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act. 
HB 2493 Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2499 Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas. 
HB 2505 Requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards.  Fiscal Note
HB 2517 Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.  Fiscal Note
HB 2528 Prohibiting the placement of tow truck operators in legal jeopardy in handling unmarked government vehicles.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning the redemption of publicly owned vehicles.
  Fiscal Note
HB 2533 Concerning training for holders of a pump and irrigation or domestic pump specialty trainee certificate.  Fiscal Note
HB 2552 Concerning signature gathering for initiatives, referenda, and recall petitions.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning signature gathering for initiative, referendum, and recall petitions.
  Fiscal Note
HB 2625 Concerning the development of a proposed policy option for achieving the goal of electronically reporting intrastate transfers of ownership of livestock as a means to increase participation in the animal disease traceability program.  Fiscal Note
HB 2640 Creating a sales tax holiday for school instructional material for higher education students.  Fiscal Note
HB 2729 Increasing the exemption and filing threshold for small public utility businesses.  Fiscal Note
HJM 4002 Requesting the federal government to stand firmly with Israel. 
HJM 4004 Urging the members of the United States congress to propose the parental rights amendment to the states for ratification. 
HJR 4203 Requiring a balanced budget. 
HJR 4206 Placing restrictions on tax increases. 
HJR 4207 Amending the state Constitution to modify eligibility requirements for superior court judges. 
HJR 4215 Requiring all revenues from any state taxes levied for the purpose of funding local government public infrastructure to be paid into the state treasury, deposited into the public works assistance account, and used exclusively for funding local government public works projects.  Fiscal Note
HCR 4404 Celebrating the life and legacy of William Booth Gardner. 
HR 4603 Recognizing the life and work of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
HR 4605 Honoring Allen Hayward. 
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 4641 Celebrating Catholic Schools Week. 
HR 4643 Honoring Washington state veterans who served in Vietnam. 
HR 4644 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
HR 4648 Honoring Don C. Brunell. 
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 4660 Celebrating Children's Day. 
HR 4661 Honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
HR 4667 Honoring the National Guard. 
HR 4669 Honoring Representative Gary Alexander. 
HR 4674 Celebrating the 2014 Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks. 
HR 4675 Honoring the achievements of Coach Bryan Hoddle. 
HR 4677 Celebrating Presidents' Day. 
HR 4680 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
HR 4681 Celebrating the life of Capt. Christopher Stover. 
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.