Senator Joe Fain

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5207 Addressing the consumer loan act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5497 Concerning assault in the third degree against a school employee.  Fiscal Note
SB 5558 Creating loan-making authority for down payment assistance for single-family homeownership.  Fiscal Note
SB 5599 Concerning the taxing authority of public facilities districts.  Fiscal Note
SB 5721 Regulating the hours of service for certain railroad employees. 
SB 5741 Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing and tourism promotion activities or facilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5791 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs and the horse racing industry.  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 5964 Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5976 Addressing the notice given to owners of life insurance policies about alternative transactions. 
SB 5988 Restricting the solicitation and acceptance of campaign contributions. 
SB 6101 Concerning extended foster care services.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning expanding the categories of youth eligible for extended foster care services.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6144 Concerning cosmetology training and licensure requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 6211 Concerning the termination of basic food benefits to incarcerated persons.  Fiscal Note
SB 6270 Transferring the insurance and financial responsibility program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6316 Clarifying artistic or cultural exhibitions, presentations, or performances or cultural or art education programs. 
SB 6325 Correcting the expiration date of a definition of firefighter.  Fiscal Note
SB 6352 Providing an exemption for certain lodging services from the convention and trade center tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 6391 Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.  Fiscal Note
SB 6413 Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.  Fiscal Note
SB 6414 Improving lobbyist reporting and disclosure.  Fiscal Note
SB 6415 Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.  Fiscal Note
SCR 8402 Amending the cutoff resolution. 
SR 8601 Adopting Senate Rules. 
SR 8604 Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8606 Amending Senate Rules. 
SR 8667 Modifying rules 41 and 56 of the permanent rules of the Senate. 
SR 8669 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8670 Amending Rule 41 of the Senate permanent rules. 
SR 8691 Recognizing Kicks for a Cure. 
SR 8693 Recognizing the Miss Auburn Scholarship Program. 
SR 8699 Modifying Senate Rule 7 of the Permanent Rules of the Senate. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5076 Requiring information on home energy efficiency to be included in residential home inspection reports.  Fiscal Note
SB 5096 Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.  Fiscal Note
SB 5101 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for certain financial information provided to qualifying businesses providing international investment management services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5103 Concerning grants for community outdoor and indoor athletic facilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5104 Placing epinephrine autoinjectors in schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5152 Creating Seattle Sounders FC and Seattle Seahawks special license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5157 Regulating provision of child care.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Regulating provision of child care. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Regulating child care subsidies.) (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Concerning child care subsidy fraud.)
  Fiscal Note
SB 5161 Authorizing certain eligible 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
SB 5195 Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5237 Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Establishing accountability for student performance in reading.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5259 Creating Seattle University special license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5273 Concerning the veterans innovation program and the use of moneys in the state lottery account.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning the veterans innovation program.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5281 Requiring an empirical study of the validity and reliability of the current child welfare safety assessment tool.  Fiscal Note
SB 5293 Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5304 Providing cities and towns with the local options to permit digital outdoor advertising signs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5329 Creating the state superintendent school district.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Assisting persistently lowest-achieving schools to become more accountable. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Transforming persistently failing schools. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5331 Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities. 
SB 5332 Modifying the percentage of votes required to approve benefit charges for fire protection districts.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Modifying the percentage of votes required to continue benefit charges for fire protection districts.
 
SB 5335 Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.  Fiscal Note
SB 5337 Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5338 Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Addressing debt adjuster compensation. )
 
SB 5343 Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.  Fiscal Note
SB 5344 Revising state statutes concerning trusts. 
SB 5376 Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5389 Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning sibling visitation and sibling contact for children in foster care. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning limitations on visitation or contact with children in foster care. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5391 Concerning an exemption from discover pass requirements for off-road vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 5392 Limiting the impact of excess compensation on state retirement system contribution rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5409 Extending the sales and use tax exemption of machinery and equipment that generate electricity from specified sources.  Fiscal Note
SB 5413 Expanding metal theft provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5417 Concerning the annexation of unincorporated territory within a code city. 
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5471 Addressing insurance, generally.  Fiscal Note
SB 5474 Promoting state employee wellness and productivity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5484 Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.  Fiscal Note
SB 5491 Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.  Fiscal Note
SB 5494 Concerning carbon monoxide alarms. 
SB 5495 Expanding the membership of the state building code council. 
SB 5496 Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5504 Requiring state employees to be truthful when providing employment-related information. 
SB 5505 Encouraging valid voter signatures on petitions count and timely validation of signatures. 
SB 5506 Concerning funding for the safe routes to school program. 
SB 5516 Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.  Fiscal Note
SB 5520 Establishing a regional fire protection service authority formation process for cities. 
SB 5531 Measuring performance of the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5541 Concerning the redemption of real property. 
SB 5544 Requiring an online higher education transfer and student advising system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5545 Establishing the working waterfront redevelopment jobs act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5587 Concerning student assessments.  Fiscal Note
SB 5588 Changing the definition of "school day."
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring an analysis of how school districts use school days.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5595 Concerning child care reform.  Fiscal Note
SB 5598 Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.  Fiscal Note
SB 5613 Providing that certain cover charges for the opportunity to dance are not considered retail sales.  Fiscal Note
SB 5622 Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5634 Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5637 Concerning primary election voters' pamphlets.  Fiscal Note
SB 5656 Revising business licensing systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5667 Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning. 
SB 5671 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services. 
SB 5701 Authorizing the suspension or revocation of certificates or permits to teach based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Authorizing penalties based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators. ) 
SB 5706 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5720 Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees. 
SB 5724 Modifying school district bidding requirements for improvement and repair projects.  Fiscal Note
SB 5731 Allowing beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees to sell craft distillery products.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Allowing beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees to sell products made by distillers that produce sixty thousand gallons or less of spirits per year.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5779 Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.  Fiscal Note
SB 5784 Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5811 Addressing employee wellness programs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5842 Encouraging the creation of competitive districts in the redistricting plan. 
SB 5863 Providing a business and occupation tax exemption for charter schools and nonprofit education service providers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5888 Concerning the fuel tax used to determine fuel tax distributions to certain accounts. 
SB 5889 Modifying snowmobile parking permit and license fees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5943 Concerning a license fee or tax on certain businesses annexed into a first-class city. 
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 5958 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5961 Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.  Fiscal Note
SB 5965 Concerning sexually violent predators.  Fiscal Note
SB 5972 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5977 Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees. 
SB 5978 Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees. 
SB 5984 Banning certain flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture.  Fiscal Note
SB 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
SB 5996 Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, master esthetics, and instruction.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5999 Concerning corporate entity conversions. 
SB 6000 Providing a property tax exemption for property held under lease, sublease, or lease-purchase by a nonprofit organization that provides job training, placement, or preemployment services.  Fiscal Note
SB 6014 Concerning the operation of a vessel under the influence of an intoxicant. 
SB 6051 Concerning Washington state department of transportation projects. 
SB 6062 Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6064 Requiring an analysis of how school districts use school days.  Fiscal Note
SB 6069 Modifying community custody conditions for sex offenders.  Fiscal Note
SB 6071 Addressing the monthly salary and benefits paid to state patrol officers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6074 Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6090 Modifying driving under the influence and physical control of a vehicle under the influence provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6092 Concerning credit requirements for high school graduation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6111 Concerning safety equipment for individual providers. 
SB 6127 Improving quality in the early care and education system.  Fiscal Note
SB 6134 Addressing nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6135 Addressing banks and trust companies.  Fiscal Note
SB 6141 Concerning the confidentiality of certain records filed with the utilities and transportation commission or the attorney general. 
SB 6142 Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency. 
SB 6162 Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.  Fiscal Note
SB 6182 Establishing a tax credit for employers participating in the apprenticeship program. 
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 6217 Addressing the disclosure of global positioning system data by law enforcement officers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6228 Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.  Fiscal Note
SB 6241 Requiring that reports be submitted to legislative education committees.  Fiscal Note
SB 6242 Concerning waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement. 
SB 6249 Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.  Fiscal Note
SB 6269 Concerning the first mortgage interest business and occupation tax deduction.  Fiscal Note
SB 6272 Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements. 
SB 6276 Concerning dental insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.  Fiscal Note
SB 6303 Modifying withdrawal of candidacy provisions. 
SB 6318 Providing greater small business assistance by modifying the filing threshold for business and occupation tax purposes.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Providing greater small business assistance by modifying the filing threshold for excise tax purposes.
 
SB 6365 Creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6418 Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6423 Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.  Fiscal Note
SB 6424 Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6430 Extending tax preferences for high-technology research and development.  Fiscal Note
SB 6434 Concerning seizure and forfeiture of property for patronizing a prostitute. 
SB 6444 Creating the breakfast after the bell program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6460 Exempting the names and e-mail addresses of persons on public agency e-mail distribution lists from disclosure. 
SB 6479 Providing caregivers authority to allow children placed in their care to participate in normal childhood activities based on a reasonable and prudent parent standard. 
SB 6497 Concerning the minority and women's business enterprises account.  Fiscal Note
SB 6499 Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform. 
SB 6504 Modifying requirements for pedestrians walking along roadways. 
SB 6507 Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures. 
SB 6523 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6550 Providing a sales and use tax exemption for sales and uses related to eligible server equipment and power infrastructures installed in eligible computer data centers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6552 Improving student success by increasing instructional hour and graduation requirements.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.
 
SB 6553 Concerning the distribution of real property sale proceeds. 
SB 6555 Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.  Fiscal Note
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
SJM 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
SJR 8212 Restricting changes in salaries for legislators.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Restricting changes in salaries for the governor and legislators.
 
SR 8610 Honoring the career of Senator Bob Morton. 
SR 8611 Reaffirming Washington's commitment to a strong relationship with Taiwan. 
SR 8612 Honoring Senator Jerome Delvin. 
SR 8613 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8615 Honoring Washington girls and women in sports. 
SR 8616 Honoring the legacy of women legislators. 
SR 8618 Acknowledging the seventy-first anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, and recognizing Japanese-American internees and World War II veterans. 
SR 8619 Honoring civic education. 
SR 8620 Honoring students of Tahoma High School. 
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 8631 Honoring the legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 
SR 8632 Recognizing the British Columbia Legislative Internship Program. 
SR 8635 Honoring individuals with autism. 
SR 8636 Honoring Peace Corps volunteers and recognizing the 2013 Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges. 
SR 8638 Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright. 
SR 8641 Recognizing and expressing appreciation for Sea Service personnel. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8647 Honoring the work of Seattle Children's Hospital. 
SR 8651 Honoring Doris M. Brougham for her lifelong achievements. 
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 8663 Commending Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. for his exemplary service. 
SR 8664 Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Mike Carrell. 
SR 8673 Honoring individuals with autism. 
SR 8674 Celebrating Dairy Day at the legislature. 
SR 8676 Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks. 
SR 8678 Recognizing lung cancer as a public health priority. 
SR 8680 Honoring the life and work of Senator Paull Shin. 
SR 8681 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
SR 8682 Recognizing the Washington state wing of the Civil Air Patrol. 
SR 8683 Celebrating the accomplishments of Senator George Fleming. 
SR 8684 Honoring Eastern Washington University President Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo. 
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 8690 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. 
SR 8694 Honoring women and girls in sports. 
SR 8697 Honoring students from Tahoma High School. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8713 Honoring Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter. 
SR 8715 Honoring the 99th Anniversary of the National Champion 1915 Washington State College Football Team. 
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings.