Senator Mike Hewitt

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5334 Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.  Fiscal Note
SB 5396 Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.  Fiscal Note
SB 5468 Modifying the definition of tourist for the purposes of the lodging tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 5470 Recognizing the need for facility-based vocational services for persons with developmental disabilities. 
SB 5476 Clarifying the employment status of independent contractors in the news business. 
SB 5622 Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5672 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs and the horse racing commission. 
SB 5691 Concerning veterans' homes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5723 Authorizing enhanced raffles conducted by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5774 Authorizing applications for a special permit to allow alcohol tasting by persons nineteen and twenty years of age under certain circumstances.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Authorizing applications for a special permit to allow alcohol tasting by persons at least eighteen years of age under certain circumstances.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5795 Advancing the deadline for approval of the redistricting plan. 
SB 5813 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5838 Restoring some of the nursing facility payment methodology changes made during 2011.  Fiscal Note
SB 5974 Concerning veterans' homes.  Fiscal Note
SB 6202 Authorizing alternative sources for the state lottery.  Fiscal Note
SB 6203 Authorizing the state lottery to provide scratch tickets as a promotional activity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6204 Addressing state lottery efficiency.  Fiscal Note
SB 6244 Placing restrictions on when representation under a public collective bargaining agreement may be challenged. 
SB 6272 Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements. 
SB 6335 Allowing multiple liquor licenses at the same physical premises. 
SJR 8210 Amending the Constitution to advance the date for completion of the redistricting plan. 
SR 8612 Honoring Senator Jerome Delvin. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5016 Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5054 Establishing a process for the acquisition of habitat and recreation lands by the state.  Fiscal Note
SB 5056 Allowing a person to apply for a work permit for the employment of minors without completing a new master application under certain circumstances.  Fiscal Note
SB 5058 Concerning assault of a corrections officer, law enforcement officer, or other employee of a law enforcement agency.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning assault of a corrections officer, law enforcement officer, community corrections officer, or an employee responsible for the supervision of a sentenced offender in a detention facility.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5059 Concerning the crime of rendering criminal assistance.  Fiscal Note
SB 5069 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.  Fiscal Note
SB 5070 Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.  Fiscal Note
SB 5071 Concerning the relinquishment of a water right.  Fiscal Note
SB 5072 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces for certain equipment and services that assist physically challenged persons to safely operate a motor vehicle.  Fiscal Note
SB 5094 Requiring notification of sex offenders attending schools.  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 5108 Concerning property tax exemptions for service-connected disabled veterans and senior citizens.  Fiscal Note
SB 5112 Granting scheduling authority for qualified retrospective rating plan employers and groups.  Fiscal Note
SB 5119 Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.  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 5137 Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5147 Concerning juveniles and runaway children. 
SB 5156 Requiring notification to parents or guardians in cases of abortion.  Fiscal Note
SB 5176 Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.  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 5219 Retaining water resources to assure the vitality of local economies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5242 Requiring policies regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring policies regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff. )
 
SB 5243 Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.  Fiscal Note
SB 5244 Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5245 Regarding the collection of student suspension and expulsion data.  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 5349 Revising alternative public works contracting procedures. 
SB 5352 Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.  Fiscal Note
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 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 5491 Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.  Fiscal Note
SB 5517 Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores. 
SB 5531 Measuring performance of the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5536 Concerning the marine employees' commission. 
SB 5607 Concerning beer, wine, and spirits theater licenses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5614 Encouraging reconciliation and nonadversarial approaches to dissolution.  Fiscal Note
SB 5616 Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.  Fiscal Note
SB 5636 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act. 
SB 5648 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. 
SB 5653 Promoting a balanced financing system for state parks programs and services in order to facilitate resource stewardship, interpretative activities, cultural events, and works of art in state parks.  Fiscal Note
SB 5663 Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.  Fiscal Note
SB 5664 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5671 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services. 
SB 5674 Allowing wine and beer sampling at farmers markets.  Fiscal Note
SB 5675 Introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage.  Fiscal Note
SB 5677 Authorizing the establishment of a water management board in the Methow watershed.  Fiscal Note
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 5727 Addressing prevailing wages in distressed counties. 
SB 5751 Requiring an inventory of state fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5753 Providing flexibility in the education system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5784 Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.  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 5889 Modifying snowmobile parking permit and license fees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5916 Addressing the administration of public retirement plans. 
SB 5927 Concerning the right to engage in commerce free from discrimination. 
SB 5972 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5973 Creating the community forest trust account.  Fiscal Note
SB 5981 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.  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 5991 Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels. 
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 6011 Increasing penalties for random assaults. 
SB 6039 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 6041 Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.  Fiscal Note
SB 6047 Setting a maximum annual gross sales amount for cottage food operations.  Fiscal Note
SB 6065 Protecting children under the age of eighteen from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices.  Fiscal Note
SB 6089 Prohibiting the use of eminent domain for economic development. 
SB 6142 Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency. 
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 6174 Requiring free infectious disease testing for good samaritans. 
SB 6179 Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6214 Concerning industrial hemp production.  Fiscal Note
SB 6226 Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.  Fiscal Note
SB 6229 Concerning use of epinephrine autoinjectors by good samaritans. 
SB 6237 Addressing license issuance fees imposed on spirits retail licensees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6316 Clarifying artistic or cultural exhibitions, presentations, or performances or cultural or art education programs. 
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 6322 Providing telecommunications investment incentives.  Fiscal Note
SB 6334 Concerning the sales of growlers of wine or beer.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
 
SB 6386 Clarifying provisions that allow for the tasting of alcohol by students under twenty-one years of age. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6442 Allowing sales of growlers of cider. 
SB 6446 Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 6512 Concerning federal funding programs requiring changes in state law.  Fiscal Note
SB 6514 Modifying the definition of qualifying farmers markets for the purposes of serving and sampling beer and wine.  Fiscal Note
SB 6515 Creating a pilot program that provides incentives for investments in Washington state job creation and economic development.  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
SJM 8001 Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."  Fiscal Note
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 8203 Amending the state Constitution to allow a reasonable suspicion standard in certain searches of students on school grounds. 
SJR 8204 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 8615 Honoring Washington girls and women in sports. 
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 8625 Celebrating the 100th birthday of Washington State Parks. 
SR 8626 Honoring athletes who participated in the 2013 Special Olympics. 
SR 8627 Regarding the 2013 Blessing of the Fleet. 
SR 8630 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8643 Proclaiming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 
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 8656 Recognizing the Owen family and honoring Tim and Cheryl Owen. 
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 8673 Honoring individuals with autism. 
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 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 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8708 Expressing appreciation for Bonnie "Guitar" Buckingham. 
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. 
SR 8719 Recognizing Walla Walla Community College.