Senator John Braun

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5158 Creating a good faith defense for certain minimum wage and overtime compensation complaints.  Fiscal Note
SB 5159 Repealing the family and medical leave insurance act.  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 5297 Concerning coal transition power.  Fiscal Note
SB 5298 Regarding coal transition power.  Fiscal Note
SB 5496 Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5647 Requiring the department of revenue to publish their determinations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5656 Revising business licensing systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5675 Introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage.  Fiscal Note
SB 5676 Protecting personal voter signatures. 
SB 5682 Concerning the replacement of like-in-kind household appliances.  Fiscal Note
SB 5688 Simplifying definitions and classifications concerning state and local tax systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5697 Reducing the frequency of local sales and use tax changes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5726 Placing geographic limitations on local paid sick leave and paid safe leave programs. 
SB 5727 Addressing prevailing wages in distressed counties. 
SB 5728 Declaring state preemption of local paid sick and paid safe leave regulation. 
SB 5729 Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors. 
SB 5759 Concerning data collection and operational cost funding for the Washington state economic development commission.  Fiscal Note
SB 5829 Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital. 
SB 5859 Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital.  Fiscal Note
SB 5903 Concerning the family and medical leave insurance act. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning funding the family and medical leave insurance act. )  Fiscal Note
SB 5940 Adjusting the applicable exclusion and tax rates on estate tax. 
SB 5948 Concerning state procurement of goods and services. 
SB 6133 Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6175 Modifying the tax appeal process.  Fiscal Note
SB 6176 Modifying the tax appeal process.  Fiscal Note
SB 6179 Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6180 Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.  Fiscal Note
SB 6181 Concerning child care subsidies and child support enforcement services.  Fiscal Note
SB 6182 Establishing a tax credit for employers participating in the apprenticeship program. 
SB 6183 Requiring public employee collective bargaining sessions to be open meetings. 
SB 6195 Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6199 Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices. 
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 6293 Concerning state recreation lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 6305 Creating a defined contribution retirement plan option for elected officials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6306 Exempting certain fire districts from use tax on vehicle purchases.  Fiscal Note
SB 6307 Preempting local employment laws and contracts. 
SB 6500 Allowing coal transition power to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act. 
SB 6525 Exempting from the prevailing wage laws work performed or funded by nonprofit organizations. 
SB 6526 Addressing workers' compensation by aligning workers' compensation disability awards with federal retirement standards, increasing permanent partial disability awards, and decreasing workers' compensation rates. 
SB 6545 Extending specific aerospace tax preferences to include other types of commercial aircraft to encourage the migration of good wage jobs in the state.  Fiscal Note
SB 6572 Concerning the expenditure limit for the state universal communications services program. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5092 Providing an exemption from continuing competency requirements for registered nurses who seek advanced nursing degrees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5094 Requiring notification of sex offenders attending schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5112 Granting scheduling authority for qualified retrospective rating plan employers and groups.  Fiscal Note
SB 5120 Concerning expenditures for works of art. 
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 5129 Authorizing the establishment and use of veterans' treatment courts.  Fiscal Note
SB 5131 Providing tax incentives for donations of modern laboratory equipment to higher education institutions and vocational skills centers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5143 Limiting mandatory motorcycle helmet use to persons under the age of eighteen. 
SB 5149 Concerning crimes against pharmacies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5156 Requiring notification to parents or guardians in cases of abortion.  Fiscal Note
SB 5160 Creating a process for administrative reassignment of public employees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a process for home assignment of public employees.
 
SB 5172 Enacting the Ike act. 
SB 5179 Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.  Fiscal Note
SB 5189 Concerning photovoltaic electrical systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5197 Requiring additional safety features in school construction and remodeling.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Taking measures to promote safe school buildings.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5275 Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time. 
SB 5279 Limiting use of public assistance benefits. 
SB 5282 Creating a statewide database of mental health commitment information.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a statewide database of mental health commitment information. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Creating a work group for consolidation of statewide involuntary commitment information. )
  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 5294 Recognizing hydroelectricity as an eligible renewable resource in the energy independence act. 
SB 5314 Identifying public schools as essential public facilities for the purposes of the growth management act. 
SB 5328 Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index.  Fiscal Note
SB 5428 Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest. 
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5490 Concerning veterans' assistance levies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5533 Fostering economic development through revitalization of abandoned and vacant properties.  Fiscal Note
SB 5564 Addressing when vehicles overtake and pass pedestrians or bicyclists. 
SB 5575 Concerning state parks funding.  Fiscal Note
SB 5579 Addressing land use decisions. 
SB 5636 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act. 
SB 5671 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services. 
SB 5679 Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules.  Fiscal Note
SB 5680 Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5706 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5716 Requiring a summary of capital appropriations by legislative district to accompany each capital appropriations bill. 
SB 5717 Addressing competitive contracting.  Fiscal Note
SB 5718 Providing monitoring of the development of a one-stop portal for Washington businesses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5751 Requiring an inventory of state fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5757 Concerning standards and policies governing information technology.  Fiscal Note
SB 5758 Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation. 
SB 5765 Promoting economic development through business and government streamlining projects.  Fiscal Note
SB 5784 Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5825 Allowing nurses and physicians to satisfy a portion of their continuing education credits through providing services to medicaid enrollees or the uninsured. 
SB 5845 Concerning attorney compensation from clients with little or no ability to pay. 
SB 5853 Authorizing membership in the Washington public safety employees' retirement system for employees at public utility districts who are qualified trades people who maintain electrical transmission lines.  Fiscal Note
SB 5869 Requiring expiration of enactments of the legislature with fiscal impacts unless funding is provided. 
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 5915 Funding and requiring the use of distributions from the additional tax on beer and strong beer for improving impaired driving safety and enforcement.  Fiscal Note
SB 5917 Funding improved impaired driving safety and enforcement.  Fiscal Note
SB 5926 Regarding aerospace competitiveness. 
SB 5927 Concerning the right to engage in commerce free from discrimination. 
SB 5939 Concerning the estate tax. 
SB 5956 Concerning short-barreled rifles. 
SB 5963 Concerning the composition of the officer promotion board.  Fiscal Note
SB 5964 Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5969 Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.  Fiscal Note
SB 5970 Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5972 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5975 Concerning the veterans innovations program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5986 Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5988 Restricting the solicitation and acceptance of campaign contributions. 
SB 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
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 6007 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities. 
SB 6046 Implementing procedures concerning certain whistleblowers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6051 Concerning Washington state department of transportation projects. 
SB 6053 Addressing the payment of representation fees in lieu of regular union dues and fees. 
SB 6059 Concerning charges for scanning public records.  Fiscal Note
SB 6061 Requiring adoption of high school academic acceleration policies.  Fiscal Note
SB 6062 Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6063 Concerning closing and elimination the opportunity gap.  Fiscal Note
SB 6064 Requiring an analysis of how school districts use school days.  Fiscal Note
SB 6089 Prohibiting the use of eminent domain for economic development. 
SB 6117 Concerning storm water control facility rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 6125 Concerning eminent domain. 
SB 6126 Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.  Fiscal Note
SB 6136 Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.  Fiscal Note
SB 6142 Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency. 
SB 6190 Clarifying the application of the public records act to county officials. 
SB 6194 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 6197 Concerning pro rata credits for service outages to telecommunications consumers. 
SB 6208 Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.  Fiscal Note
SB 6229 Concerning use of epinephrine autoinjectors by good samaritans. 
SB 6259 Providing a reduced public utility tax for log transportation businesses.  Fiscal Note
SB 6274 Providing oversight of state agency tortious conduct through legislative hearings. 
SB 6277 Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification.  Fiscal Note
SB 6278 Concerning the killing of big game by mistake. 
SB 6300 Protecting public sector workers' rights through public disclosure of public sector unions' finances.  Fiscal Note
SB 6303 Modifying withdrawal of candidacy provisions. 
SB 6317 Improving the accuracy of the prevailing rate of wage. 
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 6319 Modifying the definition of residential real property in homeowners' associations. 
SB 6322 Providing telecommunications investment incentives.  Fiscal Note
SB 6323 Changing public disclosure commission membership provisions. 
SB 6348 Concerning personal financial affairs reporting by public hospital district officials. 
SB 6351 Concerning home and community-based services programs for dependents of military service members. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6412 Concerning tax, penalty, and interest assessments on claims for collection of sales tax debt.  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
SB 6458 Repealing provisions that establish the office of the insurance commissioner and replacing that office with a Washington state insurance board. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Addressing the office of the insurance commissioner and matters related to health care insurance. )  Fiscal Note
SB 6484 Creating a state agency innovation and efficiency grant program.  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 6495 Establishing a temporary teen training wage. 
SB 6505 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
SB 6516 Creating a joint legislative task force to study financing options for water supply, flood control, and storm water projects.  Fiscal Note
SB 6524 Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6570 Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Adjusting timelines for fiscal year 2014 relating to the hospital safety net assessment. )
  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 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
SJR 8200 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.  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. 
SJR 8212 Restricting changes in salaries for legislators.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Restricting changes in salaries for the governor and legislators.
 
SJR 8213 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes. 
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 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 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 8632 Recognizing the British Columbia Legislative Internship Program. 
SR 8635 Honoring individuals with autism. 
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 8645 Celebrating Morningside's fiftieth anniversary. 
SR 8651 Honoring Doris M. Brougham for her lifelong achievements. 
SR 8653 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom 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 8669 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8671 Recognizing Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. 
SR 8672 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8676 Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks. 
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 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 8690 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. 
SR 8696 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8713 Honoring Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter. 
SR 8714 Honoring Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry. 
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings. 
SR 8717 Recognizing colorectal cancer awareness month.