Representative Steve Tharinger

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1206 Concerning changes to programs relevant to the department of ecology designed to create administrative flexibility. 
HB 1339 Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.  Fiscal Note
HB 1364 Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning small rechargeable battery stewardship. )
  Fiscal Note
HB 1368 Concerning the distribution of state liquor revenues to cities and counties.  Fiscal Note
HB 1409 Regarding the requirements of allopathic physician licensure.  Fiscal Note
HB 1421 Protecting the state's interest in collecting deferred property taxes.  Fiscal Note
HB 1489 Concerning the sales and use taxation of florists.  Fiscal Note
HB 1631 Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.  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 1916 Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital.  Fiscal Note
HB 1924 Concerning watershed planning grants.  Fiscal Note
HB 1925 Allowing councilmanic approval of the public safety sales and use tax. 
HB 1948 Concerning nonsubstantive changes to programs relevant to the department of ecology designed to create administrative efficiency.  Fiscal Note
HB 1952 Concerning nonsubstantive changes to programs relevant to the department of ecology designed to create administrative efficiency. 
HB 2019 Concerning the sales and distribution of spirits by distributors, restaurants, former contract liquor stores, and former state store auction buyers.  Fiscal Note
HB 2067 Concerning the distribution of revenues under RCW 66.08.190 to the state, border areas, cities, and counties.  Fiscal Note
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 2320 Concerning adult family homes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2635 Modifying the tax appeal process.  Fiscal Note
HB 2777 Concerning a study to determine the feasibility of coverage for long-term care services and support needs.  Fiscal Note

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
HB 1001 Creating a beer and wine theater license.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning beer and wine theater licenses.
  Fiscal Note
HB 1002 Establishing a yellow dot program for motor vehicles.  Fiscal Note
HB 1008 Allowing sales of growlers of cider. 
HB 1014 Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day." 
HB 1015 Reducing costs by reducing state assessment requirements.  Fiscal Note
HB 1019 Regarding identification of requestors of public records. 
HB 1044 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.  Fiscal Note
HB 1066 Requiring the advertised selling price of liquor to include liquor taxes.  Fiscal Note
HB 1067 Enhancing the basic education allocation formula for principals, assistant principals, and other certificated building-level administrators to support the teacher evaluation program requirements of RCW 28A.405.100.  Fiscal Note
HB 1132 Authorizing spouses of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Authorizing certain family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates. )  Fiscal Note
HB 1141 Establishing a water pollution control revolving loan administration charge.  Fiscal Note
HB 1177 Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.  Fiscal Note
HB 1178 Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.  Fiscal Note
HB 1181 Requiring information on home energy efficiency to be included in residential home inspection reports.  Fiscal Note
HB 1184 Protecting sport shooting ranges. 
HB 1185 Concerning equitable allocation of auditor costs. 
HB 1186 Concerning veterinarian immunity from liability when reporting suspected animal cruelty. 
HB 1188 Creating a focused effort on reestablishing a rural agricultural economy in western Washington by making investments aimed at returning underproducing land back into a state of active agricultural production.  Fiscal Note
HB 1194 Limiting liability for habitat projects. 
HB 1196 Concerning Yakima river basin water resource management.  Fiscal Note
HB 1199 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
HB 1202 Preventing animal cruelty.  Fiscal Note
HB 1205 Creating the governor's official inaugural ball committee. 
HB 1216 Concerning insurance coverage of treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning sunrise review for a proposal to establish a mandated benefit of treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders. )
  Fiscal Note
HB 1229 Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.  Fiscal Note
HB 1230 Concerning persons who are pursuing a course of study leading to a degree as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.  Fiscal Note
HB 1238 Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1244 Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.  Fiscal Note
HB 1245 Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.  Fiscal Note
HB 1247 Modifying job skills program provisions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1248 Supporting music education for young children in public schools.  Fiscal Note
HB 1252 Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.  Fiscal Note
HB 1263 Reducing the financial loss to emergency medical care and transportation services by ensuring direct payment for emergency transportation services.  Fiscal Note
HB 1267 Extending the time period for voter registration. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning voter registration. )  Fiscal Note
HB 1271 Concerning the practice of denturism.  Fiscal Note
HB 1273 Restoring funding to in-home care services.  Fiscal Note
HB 1276 Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.  Fiscal Note
HB 1278 Concerning prepaid postage for ballot envelopes.  Fiscal Note
HB 1279 Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.  Fiscal Note
HB 1286 Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.  Fiscal Note
HB 1294 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
HB 1300 Concerning the sale of memorial markers by cemetery districts. 
HB 1302 Concerning extended foster care services.  Fiscal Note
HB 1310 Reducing the littering of retail carryout bags. 
HB 1330 Allowing dental hygienists and dental assistants to provide certain services under the supervision of a dentist.  Fiscal Note
HB 1331 Authorizing student advisory committees at institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
HB 1349 Addressing carrier surplus as an element of health benefit plan rate review.  Fiscal Note
HB 1350 Providing options for local communities to balance growth of the community with water resource goals.  Fiscal Note
HB 1358 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for restaurants in respect to certain items that impart flavor to food during the cooking process.  Fiscal Note
HB 1361 Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.  Fiscal Note
HB 1366 Concerning nonresident vessel permits and taxation.  Fiscal Note
HB 1369 Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.  Fiscal Note
HB 1380 Concerning prior authorization for health care services. 
HB 1382 Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1387 Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.  Fiscal Note
HB 1399 Giving general law enforcement authority to natural resource investigators.  Fiscal Note
HB 1414 Concerning Yakima river basin water resource management.  Fiscal Note
HB 1444 Concerning stewardship of household mercury-containing lights.  Fiscal Note
HB 1448 Regarding telemedicine.  Fiscal Note
HB 1481 Removing the expiration date from RCW 47.64.280 regarding the marine employees' commission complaint and dispute procedure. 
HB 1490 Applying the public employees' collective bargaining act to department of corrections employees.  Fiscal Note
HB 1493 Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.  Fiscal Note
HB 1505 Raising the minimum state funding assistance percentage for the school construction assistance program.  Fiscal Note
HB 1545 Guaranteeing that the top one percent pay too, through assessing a two percent tax on millionaires to fund the paramount duty trust fund and reduce class sizes in grades kindergarten through four.  Fiscal Note
HB 1551 Concerning the performance of spinal manipulation by physical therapists. 
HB 1561 Concerning short-barreled rifles. 
HB 1588 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers.  Fiscal Note
HB 1603 Concerning renewal of licenses and the status of licenses to practice dentistry. 
HB 1618 Concerning the building code council account.  Fiscal Note
HB 1628 Allowing nurses and physicians to satisfy a portion of their continuing education credits through providing services to medicaid enrollees or the uninsured.  Fiscal Note
HB 1629 Concerning credentialing and continuing education requirements for long-term care workers.  Fiscal Note
HB 1661 Addressing misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1662 Concerning the medical use of cannabis.  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 1700 Addressing health plans provided through associations or member-governed groups. 
HB 1701 Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.  Fiscal Note
HB 1705 Providing incentives for solar energy.  Fiscal Note
HB 1723 Concerning early learning opportunities.  Fiscal Note
HB 1725 Creating the tuition support fund program.  Fiscal Note
HB 1727 Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.  Fiscal Note
HB 1735 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
HB 1810 Concerning payment options for parents who receive working connections child care benefits.  Fiscal Note
HB 1815 Assuring that education-related information is appropriately provided to parents with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.  Fiscal Note
HB 1819 Creating and using digital infrastructure maps to inform economic development decisions.  Fiscal Note
HB 1828 Addressing the fiscal conditions of local government.  Fiscal Note
HB 1834 Including family treatment courts in the definition of drug courts. 
HB 1839 Concerning criminal background checks and other requirements applicable to the purchase and transfer of firearms.  Fiscal Note
HB 1840 Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.  Fiscal Note
HB 1843 Evaluating compliance and performance of institutions of higher education participating in financial aid programs.  Fiscal Note
HB 1844 Concerning family assessment response in child protective services.  Fiscal Note
HB 1853 Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors. 
HB 1868 Providing access to health insurance for certain law enforcement officers' and firefighters' plan 2 members catastrophically disabled in the line of duty.  Fiscal Note
HB 1871 Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.  Fiscal Note
HB 1872 Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.  Fiscal Note
HB 1873 Regarding funding higher education child care grants.  Fiscal Note
HB 1885 Restoring some of the nursing facility payment methodology changes made during 2011.  Fiscal Note
HB 1894 Concerning shellfish aquaculture research.  Fiscal Note
HB 1910 Concerning the sales and use tax exemption expiration date for machinery and equipment used in generating electricity.  Fiscal Note
HB 1917 Creating additional requirements for certain fishing guide activities.  Fiscal Note
HB 1934 Concerning visitation rights for persons, including grandparents, with an ongoing and substantial relationship with a child.  Fiscal Note
HB 2030 Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.  Fiscal Note
HB 2036 Investing in the education legacy trust account for K-12 basic education and higher education by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences.  Fiscal Note
HB 2037 Investing in the education legacy trust account for K-12 basic education and higher education by extending the state business and occupation surtax.  Fiscal Note
HB 2038 Investing in the education legacy trust account for K-12 basic education and higher education by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences and extending taxes set to expire.  Fiscal Note
HB 2041 Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.  Fiscal Note
HB 2047 Reducing the costs of the student assessment system by using consortium-developed assessments and reducing the assessments required for graduation to three content areas.  Fiscal Note
HB 2087 Authorizing a capital gains tax to fund early childhood investments, higher education, and the state's rainy day fund. 
HB 2103 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands. 
HB 2126 Creating the community forest trust account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2127 Concerning the authority of medical program directors.  Fiscal Note
HB 2148 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.  Fiscal Note
HB 2153 Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.  Fiscal Note
HB 2158 Concerning dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement activities by educational service districts.  Fiscal Note
HB 2173 Concerning the use of hydrocodone products by licensed optometrists in Washington state. 
HB 2181 Authorizing and supporting career and college ready graduation requirements adopted by the state board of education.  Fiscal Note
HB 2201 Improving fiscal accountability and transparency standards with respect to state tax preferences.  Fiscal Note
HB 2207 Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.  Fiscal Note
HB 2225 Concerning the Milwaukee Road corridor.  Fiscal Note
HB 2226 Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.  Fiscal Note
HB 2227 Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.  Fiscal Note
HB 2236 Concerning nursing homes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2252 Addressing the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets. 
HB 2256 Modifying when to display vehicle headlights.  Fiscal Note
HB 2310 Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.  Fiscal Note
HB 2315 Concerning suicide prevention.  Fiscal Note
HB 2316 Addressing earned second chances.  Fiscal Note
HB 2329 Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation.  Fiscal Note
HB 2336 Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.  Fiscal Note
HB 2337 Concerning public-private financing for prevention-focused social services and health care services.  Fiscal Note
HB 2347 Enhancing the safety of the transportation of oil.  Fiscal Note
HB 2377 Improving quality in the early care and education system.  Fiscal Note
HB 2383 Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.  Fiscal Note
HB 2386 Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area. 
HB 2399 Establishing a certificate of restoration of opportunity.  Fiscal Note
HB 2400 Concerning mentoring and service learning opportunities in education.  Fiscal Note
HB 2405 Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.  Fiscal Note
HB 2409 Delaying the use of existing tax preferences by the marijuana industry to ensure a regulated and safe transition to the controlled and legal marijuana market in Washington.  Fiscal Note
HB 2410 Creating a competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition in public schools.  Fiscal Note
HB 2411 Creating a tax stamp system for the sale of recreational marijuana.  Fiscal Note
HB 2418 Extending the alternative fuel vehicle retail sales and use tax exemption.  Fiscal Note
HB 2422 Restoring the suspended inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.  Fiscal Note
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 2438 Making technical corrections to various environmental statutes of the department of ecology and the pollution control hearings board.  Fiscal Note
HB 2439 Updating specified environmental statutes of the department of ecology to improve efficiency and provide for increased flexibility for local governments.  Fiscal Note
HB 2440 Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."  Fiscal Note
HB 2442 Concerning electronic salary and wage payments by counties.  Fiscal Note
HB 2443 Requiring earnings and employment data for completers of higher education degrees, apprenticeships, and certificates awarded by institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
HB 2444 Requiring the court to consider evidence of domestic violence when ordering maintenance. 
HB 2446 Simplifying procedures for obtaining an order for refund of property taxes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2449 Addressing long-term care insurance price transparency.  Fiscal Note
HB 2453 Concerning the issuance of commercial drivers' licenses to certain veterans with truck driving experience. 
HB 2457 Concerning derelict and abandoned vessels.  Fiscal Note
HB 2458 Concerning invasive species.  Fiscal Note
HB 2459 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
HB 2460 Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.  Fiscal Note
HB 2465 Narrowing the extracted fuel tax exemption to provide funding for the education legacy trust account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2466 Concerning Indian tribes and dental health aide therapy services.  Fiscal Note
HB 2474 Creating the save toward a retirement today retirement savings plan.  Fiscal Note
HB 2484 Modifying drug offender sentencing alternatives.  Fiscal Note
HB 2492 Concerning liability of health care providers responding to an emergency. 
HB 2493 Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2497 Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.  Fiscal Note
HB 2513 Modifying collection dates for property taxes paid through escrow.  Fiscal Note
HB 2519 Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
HB 2520 Providing greater small business assistance by modifying the filing threshold for business and occupation tax purposes. 
HB 2536 Creating the breakfast after the bell program.  Fiscal Note
HB 2539 Simplifying the taxation of amusement, recreation, and physical fitness services.  Fiscal Note
HB 2588 Concerning employers' responsibility for the medical assistance costs of employees.  Fiscal Note
HB 2589 Enhancing the basic education allocation formula to adopt the staffing resources recommended by the quality education council.  Fiscal Note
HB 2594 Requiring the health care authority to develop a blueprint for the establishment of a federal basic health program.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring the health care authority to begin econometric modeling to review enrollment and costs to the state, enrollees, and the insurance market.
  Fiscal Note
HB 2595 Regarding infill development. 
HB 2632 Concerning each area agency on aging's oversight of timekeeping with regard to case management services.  Fiscal Note
HB 2633 Concerning investigations involving vulnerable adults.  Fiscal Note
HB 2634 Concerning enforcement standards for residential services and support providers.  Fiscal Note
HB 2644 Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.  Fiscal Note
HB 2646 Providing certification exemptions and training requirements for certain individual provider long-term care workers.  Fiscal Note
HB 2647 Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.  Fiscal Note
HB 2671 Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels.  Fiscal Note
HB 2672 Increasing the minimum hourly wage to twelve dollars over three years.  Fiscal Note
HB 2677 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
HB 2678 Providing greater small business assistance by modifying the filing threshold for excise tax purposes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2694 Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
HB 2698 Expanding the products considered to be potentially nonhazardous as they apply to cottage food operations.  Fiscal Note
HB 2726 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain resident students and military families. 
HB 2746 Refinancing of medicaid personal care services for individuals with developmental disabilities and individuals with long-term care needs through the community first choice option.  Fiscal Note
HB 2747 Streamlining forest and fish agreement-related programs providing funding with accountability by transferring proceeds from the state forest harvest excise tax to a dedicated account.  Fiscal Note
HB 2791 Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.  Fiscal Note
HB 2792 Implementing the state's education funding obligation by increasing allocations to school districts, which include materials, supplies, and operating costs, all-day kindergarten, and class size reduction in kindergarten through third grade. 
HB 2795 Investing in education by clarifying laws relating to tobacco substitutes.  Fiscal Note
HB 2796 Investing in education by narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences.  Fiscal Note
HB 2797 Funding all-day kindergarten and early elementary class size reduction facility needs with lottery revenues.  Fiscal Note
HJM 4001 Requesting an amendment to the United States Constitution to return the authority to regulate election campaign contributions to congress and state legislatures. 
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 4617 Recognizing Japanese-American World War II veterans and internees. 
HR 4621 Celebrating Children's Day. 
HR 4622 Congratulating the Seattle Seahawks. 
HR 4627 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
HR 4630 Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Washington State Parks. 
HR 4633 Recognizing the Colton Wildcats Girls Basketball team. 
HR 4643 Honoring Washington state veterans who served in Vietnam. 
HR 4650 Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 American Mt. Everest Expedition. 
HR 4652 Honoring the 2013 National Teacher of the Year, Jeff Charbonneau. 
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 4683 Honoring Captain William Swenson. 
HR 4685 Recognizing Seattle Seahawks' mascot, Taima the Hawk. 
HR 4686 Recognizing Black History Month and honoring George Washington Bush. 
HR 4689 Recognizing the life, work, and legacy of Thomas S. Foley. 
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.