Archived Summaries - Senate Committee Services (SCS)

SCS Summaries of Bills Passed

Bills passed provide summaries of all of the bills that passed the Legislature during a legisaltive session.
 2013 PDF (size 754 KB) 2005 PDF (size 410 KB)
 2012 PDF (size 918 KB) 2004 PDF (size 425 KB)
 2011 PDF (size 918 KB) 2003 PDF (size 425 KB)
 2010 PDF (size 726 KB) 2002 PDF (size 528 KB)
 2009 PDF (size 1,316 KB) 2001 PDF (size 540 KB)
 2008 PDF (size 1,362 KB) 2000 PDF (size 507 KB)
 2007 PDF (size 441 KB) 1999 PDF (size 4,843 KB)
 2006 PDF (size 314 KB) 1998 PDF (size 39,466 KB)

SCS Interim Plans

Interim plans describe proposed committee activity during interim between two regular sessions.
 2013 PDF (size 273 KB) 2000 PDF (size 1,865 KB)
 2012 PDF (size 268 KB) 1999 PDF (size 2,492 KB)
 2011 PDF (size 528 KB) 1998 PDF (size 1,762 KB)
 2010 PDF (size 302 KB) 1997 PDF (size 4,541 KB)
 2009 PDF (size 197 KB) 1996 PDF (size 1,819 KB)
 2008 PDF (size 344 KB) 1995 PDF (size 23,737 KB)
 2007 PDF (size 246 KB) 1994 PDF (size 1,914 KB)
 2006 PDF (size 214 KB) 1993 PDF (size 6,512 KB)
 2005 PDF (size 230 KB) 1992 PDF (size 2,877 KB)
 2004 PDF (size 221 KB) 1991 PDF (size 1,075 KB)
 2003 PDF (size 251 KB) 1990 PDF (size 39,866 KB)
 2002 PDF (size 1,563 KB) 1989 PDF (size 3,855 KB)
 2001 Not Created* 1988 PDF (size 300 KB)
*No official interim plans due to the three speicial sessions held.

SCS Select Interim Activities
Interim activities describe committee activity during interim between two regular sessions.

2012 PDF (size 394 KB)  2009 PDF (size 288 KB)  
2011 PDF (size 215 KB)  2008 PDF (size 205 KB)
2010 PDF (size 382 KB)  2007 PDF (size 252 KB)

Initiative and Constitutional Amendment Summaries

2013
Initiative 517 - Concerns initiative and referendum measures (rejected)
Initiative 522 - Concerns labeling of genetically-engineered foods (rejected)
Tax Advisory Votes Nos. 3-7
No. 3 (SSB 5444) - Concerns a leasehold excise tax credit for taxpayers who lease publicly-owned property (maintained)
No. 4 (SB 5627) - Concerns an aircraft excise tax on commuter air carriers in lieu of property tax (maintained)
No. 5 (ESHB 1846) - Concerns the insurance premium tax to some insurance for pediatric oral services (repealed)
No. 6 (2E2SHB 1971) - Concerns a retail sales tax exemption for certain telephone and telecommunications services (repealed)
No. 7 (EHB 2075) - Concerns estate tax on certain property transfers and increased rates for estates over $4,000,000 (maintained)

2012
Tax Advisory Votes Nos. 1 & 2 - Modifying the tax deduction for financial institutions for first mortgage interest income & extending the petroleum products tax (both rejected, advisory votes only)
Referendum 74 - Concerning civil marriage and domestic partnerships (approved)
Initiative 502 - Concerning the regulation and taxation of marijuana (approved)
Initiative 1240 - Concerning public charter schools (approved)
Initiative 1185 - Concerning tax and fee increases imposed by state government (approved)
Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8221 - Amending the Constitution to include the recommendations of the commission on state debt (approved)
Senate Joint Resolution 8223 - Amending the Constitution to provide clear authority to state research universities to invest funds as authorized by law (rejected)

2011
Initiative 1125 - Concerning state expenditures on transportation (rejected)
Initiative 1163 - Concerning long-term care workers and services for elderly and disabled people (approved)
Initiative 1183
- Concerning liquor: beer, wine, and spirits [hard liquor] (approved)
Joint Resolution 8205 - Concerning repealing a conflicting residency requirement for voting in a presidential election (approved)
Joint Resolution 8206 - Concerning requiring extraordinary revenue growth to be transferred to the budget stabilization account (approved)

2010
Referendum 52 - Concerning authorizing and funding bonds for energy efficiency projects in schools (rejected)
Initiative 1053 - Concerning tax and fee increases imposed by state government (approved)
Initiative 1082 - Concerning industrial insurance (rejected)
Initiative 1098 - Concerning establishing a state income tax and reducing other taxes (rejected)
Initiative 1100 - Concerning liquor – beer, wine, and spirits (rejected)
Initiative 1105 - Concerning liquor – beer, wine, and spirits (rejected)
Initiative 1107 - Concerning reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws (approved)
House Joint Resolution 4220 - Amending the State Constitution so that the provision relating to bailable crimes by sufficient sureties is modified (approved)
Senate Joint Resolution 8225 - Resolving to define “interest” in the state Constitution (approved)

2009
Initiative 1033 - Concerning State, County and City Revenue (rejected)
Referendum 71 - Expanding the state rights and responsibilities of state-registered domestic partners (approved)

2008
Initiative 985 - Concerning Transportation (rejected)
Initiative 1000 - Concerning Allowing Certain Terminally Ill Competent Adults to Obtain Lethal Prescriptions (approved)
Initiative 1029 - Concerning Long-Term Care Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (approved)

2007
Initiative 960 - Concerning tax and fee increases imposed by state government (approved)
Referendum 67 - Concerning insurance fair conduct (rejected)
Engrossed House Joint Resolution 4204 - Concerning school district tax levies (approved)
House Joint Resolution 4215 - Concerning investment of higher education permanent funds (approved)
Engrossed Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 8206 - Concerning the establishment of a budget stabilization account (approved)
Senate Joint Resolution 8212 - Concerning inmate labor (approved)

2006

Initiative 920 - Concerning estate tax (rejected)
Initiative 933 - Concerning government regulation of private property (rejected)
Initiative 937 - Concerning energy resource use by certain electric utilities (approved)

2005

Initiative 900 - Concerns performance audits of governmental entities (approved)
Initiative 901 - Concerns amending the Clean Indoor Air Act by expanding smoking prohibitions (approved)
Initiative 912 - Concerns motor vehicle fuel taxes (rejected)

2004
Initiative 872 - The People’s Choice Initiative of 2004 (approved)
Initiative 884 - Funding for certain preschool, school and college educational purposes (rejected)
Initiative 892 - Authorizing Electronic Scratch Tickets for State Property Tax Reduction (rejected)

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