Senator Doug Ericksen

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5003 Reducing the cost of transportation projects by providing a sales and use tax exemption.  Fiscal Note
SB 5004 Restricting gubernatorial appointment of legislators to boards, commissions, and councils. 
SB 5005 Concerning fiscal relief for cities and counties in times of declining revenues. 
SB 5032 Extending the tax credit expiration date for certain contributions made to electric utility rural economic development revolving funds.  Fiscal Note
SB 5052 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.  Fiscal Note
SB 5057 Regarding outdoor recreation on lands purchased by a private, not-for-profit organization acquired in whole or part with public funds.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning public access to lands acquired in whole or part with public funds.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5078 Modifying the property tax exemption for nonprofit fairs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5080 Regarding access to the department of natural resources' recreation sites.  Fiscal Note
SB 5098 Regarding wireless communications structures.  Fiscal Note
SB 5199 Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5294 Recognizing hydroelectricity as an eligible renewable resource in the energy independence act. 
SB 5295 Addressing appeal and permit procedures under the shoreline management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5296 Concerning the model toxics control act. 
SB 5321 Harmonizing state greenhouse gas reporting requirements with federal requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5351 Creating a state universal communications service program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5406 Concerning local government compliance with the growth management act. 
SB 5407 Concerning electronic filing of pollutant discharge elimination permit system applications.  Fiscal Note
SB 5408 Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5409 Extending the sales and use tax exemption of machinery and equipment that generate electricity from specified sources.  Fiscal Note
SB 5412 Adding incremental hydroelectricity that is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to the definition of an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW. 
SB 5422 Concerning telecommunications tax parity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5431 Recognizing hydroelectricity as an eligible renewable resource in the energy independence act. 
SB 5432 Concerning hydroelectric power. 
SB 5438 Using conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target under the energy independence act. 
SB 5448 Narrowing the requirement that utilities purchase electricity, renewable energy credits, or electric generating facilities that are not needed to serve their customers' loads. 
SB 5555 Enacting the Washington state renewable energy space heating act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5658 Concerning mercury-containing lights.  Fiscal Note
SB 5699 Concerning electronic product recycling.  Fiscal Note
SB 5785 Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5890 Concerning the titling and registration of vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 5911 Concerning telecommunications tax parity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5918 Requesting and implementing a waiver to authorize Washington state to enroll certain individuals in the state health benefit exchange rather than medicaid. 
SB 5919 Concerning seeking a waiver for implementation of multiple private health benefit exchanges. 
SB 5982 Preserving K-12 instructional time.  Fiscal Note
SB 5983 Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.  Fiscal Note
SB 5984 Banning certain flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture.  Fiscal Note
SB 5986 Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5990 Concerning funding for programs under the environmental legacy stewardship program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5991 Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels. 
SB 5992 Allowing certain incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements and hydroelectric generation from certain irrigation facilities to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act. 
SB 5993 Concerning a sales tax exemption provided to state and local government on purchases made with debt proceeds.  Fiscal Note
SB 5994 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption provided to the state, public school districts, and public charter schools on school construction when the funds used were obtained from indebtedness.  Fiscal Note
SB 6021 Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource. 
SB 6110 Regulating retainage bonds on public contracts. 
SB 6243 Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils." 
SB 6258 Using conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target under the energy independence act. 
SB 6263 Concerning mitigation fees for traffic impacts imposed under the state environmental policy act. 
SB 6264 Capping the amount of the greenhouse gas reporting fee.  Fiscal Note
SB 6278 Concerning the killing of big game by mistake. 
SB 6501 Concerning used oil recycling.  Fiscal Note
SB 6524 Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6540 Banning tris(1,3-dichloro-2-propyl)phosphate and tris(2-chloroethyl)phosphate flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture.  Fiscal Note
SB 6541 Encouraging reliable distributed renewable energy.  Fiscal Note
SJR 8201 Amending the state Constitution to require a balanced budget. 
SJR 8202 Amending the Constitution to prohibit the legislature from enacting legislation taxing net or earned income. 
SR 8651 Honoring Doris M. Brougham for her lifelong achievements. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5002 Concerning mosquito control districts. 
SB 5012 Verifying the lawful status of individuals upon obtaining or renewing their state-issued drivers' licenses or related identification.  Fiscal Note
SB 5050 Authorizing registered tow truck operators to carry passengers in a vehicle attached to a flatbed tow truck under certain situations. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Authorizing tow truck operators to carry passengers in a vehicle attached to a flatbed tow truck under certain situations. )  Fiscal Note
SB 5054 Establishing a process for the acquisition of habitat and recreation lands by the state.  Fiscal Note
SB 5071 Concerning the relinquishment of a water right.  Fiscal Note
SB 5095 Providing proof of financial responsibility for motor vehicle operation.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Providing proof of financial responsibility for motor vehicle operation. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning proof of required documents for motor vehicle operation. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5104 Placing epinephrine autoinjectors in schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5124 Simplifying and adding certainty to the calculation of workers' compensation benefits. 
SB 5125 Addressing workers' compensation reform through clarification of occupational disease claims.  Fiscal Note
SB 5126 Concerning recovery for purposes of legal actions under the industrial insurance statutes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5127 Amending provisions governing structured settlements by removing age barriers and clarifying legislative intent.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Amending provisions governing structured settlements by removing age barriers and clarifying legislative intent. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Amending provisions governing structured settlements by lowering age barriers and clarifying legislative intent. ) (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Amending provisions governing structured settlements by removing age barriers and clarifying legislative intent. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5128 Addressing compensation for injured workers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5141 Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5142 Incorporating motorcycles into certain transportation planning. 
SB 5156 Requiring notification to parents or guardians in cases of abortion.  Fiscal Note
SB 5201 Accelerating cleanup of hazardous waste sites.  Fiscal Note
SB 5215 Providing that health care professional licensees may not be required to participate in any public or private third-party reimbursement program.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
 
SB 5225 Exempting public hospital districts from certificate of need requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5226 Exempting public hospital districts from certificate of need requirements. 
SB 5231 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 5241 Concerning nonresident vessel permits and taxation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5267 Concerning prior authorization for health care services.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Developing standardized prior authorization for medical and pharmacy management. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Establishing a work group to develop standardized prior authorization for medical and pharmacy management. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5290 Allowing hydroelectric energy generation on irrigation district facilities to qualify for renewable energy credit.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, water pipes whose primary purpose is for conveyance of water for domestic use, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW. )
 
SB 5291 Concerning the signing and receipt of ballots. 
SB 5293 Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5297 Concerning coal transition power.  Fiscal Note
SB 5298 Regarding coal transition power.  Fiscal Note
SB 5303 Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels. 
SB 5304 Providing cities and towns with the local options to permit digital outdoor advertising signs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5305 Requiring hospitals to report when providing treatment for bullet wounds, gunshot wounds, and stab wounds to all patients. 
SB 5314 Identifying public schools as essential public facilities for the purposes of the growth management act. 
SB 5320 Requiring the county auditor to establish a minimum number of ballot drop boxes for counties and cities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5324 Concerning mosquito abatement in storm water control retention ponds. 
SB 5326 Delaying new storm water requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5357 Directing state investments of existing litter tax revenues under chapter 82.19 RCW in material waste management efforts without increasing the tax rate.  Fiscal Note
SB 5358 Concerning people with disabilities who receive no paid services from the department of social and health services' division of developmental disabilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5378 Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.  Fiscal Note
SB 5384 Making the board of denturists the disciplining authority for licensed denturists. 
SB 5385 Concerning the practice of denturism. 
SB 5400 Allowing utilities serving customers in Washington and in other states to use eligible renewable resources located within the western electricity coordinating council area to comply with chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Allowing utilities serving customers in Washington and in other states to use eligible renewable resources in their other states to comply with chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
 
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5449 Addressing the Washington state health insurance pool.  Fiscal Note
SB 5469 Concerning the prescription of biological products and interchangeable biosimilar products. 
SB 5513 Regulating the use of off-road vehicles in certain areas.  Fiscal Note
SB 5539 Concerning the provision of prescription drugs by direct practice providers. 
SB 5545 Establishing the working waterfront redevelopment jobs act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5647 Requiring the department of revenue to publish their determinations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5664 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5675 Introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage.  Fiscal Note
SB 5682 Concerning the replacement of like-in-kind household appliances.  Fiscal Note
SB 5690 Addressing the fiscal conditions of local government.  Fiscal Note
SB 5703 Concerning the distribution of state liquor revenues to cities and counties. 
SB 5709 Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5716 Requiring a summary of capital appropriations by legislative district to accompany each capital appropriations bill. 
SB 5740 Concerning the exemption for property owned by nonprofit religious organizations. 
SB 5769 Adding electricity from hydroelectric generation projects with a generating capacity of thirty megawatts or less that do not impede migrating fish to the definition of an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW. 
SB 5775 Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.  Fiscal Note
SB 5796 Concerning emissions from certain emergency power sources. 
SB 5813 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5845 Concerning attorney compensation from clients with little or no ability to pay. 
SB 5867 Modifying the number of judges on the state supreme court.  Fiscal Note
SB 5883 Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education. 
SB 5906 Maintaining access to state recreational lands managed by the department of natural resources. 
SB 5907 Ensuring no net loss of public access to state recreational lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5916 Addressing the administration of public retirement plans. 
SB 5952 Incentivizing a long-term commitment to maintain and grow jobs in the aerospace industry in Washington state by extending the expiration date of aerospace tax preferences and expanding the sales and use tax exemption for the construction of new facilities used to manufacture superefficient airplanes to include the construction of new facilities used to manufacture commercial airplanes or the wings or fuselage of commercial airplanes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5953 Making appropriations specifically for activities related to the aerospace industry for permitting and training, including program development, staff, facilities, and equipment. 
SB 6038 Concerning the use of hydrocodone products by licensed optometrists in Washington state. 
SB 6080 Concerning a fishing line or monofilament recycling pilot program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6086 Reducing polychlorinated biphenyls in Washington state.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Reducing PCBs in products purchased by agencies.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6091 Concerning the prescription of biological products. 
SB 6157 Concerning a hazardous substance tax exemption for certain hazardous substances defined under RCW 82.21.020(1)(c) that are used as agricultural crop protection products and warehoused but not otherwise used, manufactured, packaged, or sold in this state.  Fiscal Note
SB 6185 Concerning floating houses in harbor areas.  Fiscal Note
SB 6197 Concerning pro rata credits for service outages to telecommunications consumers. 
SB 6215 Clarifying and correcting RCW 82.08.962 and 82.12.962 regarding the sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment purchases by companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using landfill gas.  Fiscal Note
SB 6220 Concerning retail license fees for retailers when selling for resale. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning spirits retailers when selling for resale. )  Fiscal Note
SB 6228 Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.  Fiscal Note
SB 6305 Creating a defined contribution retirement plan option for elected officials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6322 Providing telecommunications investment incentives.  Fiscal Note
SB 6352 Providing an exemption for certain lodging services from the convention and trade center tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 6430 Extending tax preferences for high-technology research and development.  Fiscal Note
SB 6450 Concerning on-water dwellings. 
SB 6461 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
SB 6491 Requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning photo identification on electronic benefit cards issued to recipients of public assistance.
 
SB 6516 Creating a joint legislative task force to study financing options for water supply, flood control, and storm water projects.  Fiscal Note
SB 6546 Restoring resources to the capital budget. 
SB 6567 Adjusting the oil spill response tax and oil spill administration tax.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Imposing the oil spill response tax and oil spill administration tax on crude oil received by rail.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6582 Concerning the safety of the transport of liquid bulk crude oil.  Fiscal Note
SJM 8001 Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."  Fiscal Note
SJM 8014 Requesting the permanent siting and development of a federal nuclear waste repository. 
SJM 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
SJM 8016 Requesting that state route number 26 be named the Crimson and Gray Cougar Highway. 
SJR 8200 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.  Fiscal Note
SJR 8204 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes. 
SJR 8205 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.  Fiscal Note
SR 8604 Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8610 Honoring the career of Senator Bob Morton. 
SR 8611 Reaffirming Washington's commitment to a strong relationship with Taiwan. 
SR 8613 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8616 Honoring the legacy of women legislators. 
SR 8621 Recognizing the Washington state wing of the Civil Air Patrol. 
SR 8622 Recognizing Gifted Education Day and Week. 
SR 8623 Offering best wishes for a fulfilling retirement to Consul General Gao Zhansheng. 
SR 8626 Honoring athletes who participated in the 2013 Special Olympics. 
SR 8627 Regarding the 2013 Blessing of the Fleet. 
SR 8631 Honoring the legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 
SR 8632 Recognizing the British Columbia Legislative Internship Program. 
SR 8641 Recognizing and expressing appreciation for Sea Service personnel. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8643 Proclaiming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 
SR 8652 Recognizing religious freedom in Washington State. 
SR 8654 Recognizing the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. 
SR 8655 Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 American Mt. Everest Expedition. 
SR 8657 Honoring the life of Margaret Thatcher. 
SR 8659 Celebrating Red Hat Day. 
SR 8663 Commending Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. for his exemplary service. 
SR 8664 Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Mike Carrell. 
SR 8669 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8672 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8676 Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks. 
SR 8681 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
SR 8682 Recognizing the Washington state wing of the Civil Air Patrol. 
SR 8684 Honoring Eastern Washington University President Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo. 
SR 8686 Honoring Captain William Swenson. 
SR 8687 Acknowledging the seventy-second anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, and recognizing Japanese-American internees and World War II veterans. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8706 Recognizing athletes for their performances at the 2014 Winter Olympics. 
SR 8707 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8709 Honoring Norway's Constitution Day. 
SR 8710 Wishing the commercial fishing fleet a safe and prosperous season. 
SR 8712 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8713 Honoring Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter. 
SR 8714 Honoring Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry. 
SR 8715 Honoring the 99th Anniversary of the National Champion 1915 Washington State College Football Team.