Senator Steve Litzow

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
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 5246 Clarifying the teacher and principal evaluation process with the intent of strengthening the process.  Fiscal Note
SB 5328 Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index.  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 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 5667 Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning. 
SB 5696 Providing limited civil immunity from liability for apiarists.  Fiscal Note
SB 5754 Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.  Fiscal Note
SB 5755 Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.  Fiscal Note
SB 5790 Expanding participation in innovation academy cooperatives. 
SB 5807 Encouraging qualifying utilities to invest in and own distributed solar energy systems by reducing the cost of such systems by allowing qualifying utilities to use the investment cost recovery incentive program, by improving the economic value of solar energy systems relative to utility scale wind generation under the energy independence act, and by giving electrical companies regulatory certainty with respect to their investment in cost-effective distributed solar energy systems. 
SB 5809 Changing provisions relating to the home visiting services account.  Fiscal Note
SB 5846 Requiring the evaluation of options to mitigate the effect of tolling Interstate 90 west of Interstate 405 on certain residents.  Fiscal Note
SB 5852 Improving student achievement and student outcomes. 
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 5901 Providing education reforms.  Fiscal Note
SB 5945 Concerning principal empowerment. 
SB 6044 Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.  Fiscal Note
SB 6055 Specifying that student growth data elements used in teacher and principal evaluations include state-based tools and delaying the use of the evaluation results in making human resources and personnel decisions until the 2016-17 school year.  Fiscal Note
SB 6056 Changing due dates for certain requirements of the office of the superintendent of public instruction.  Fiscal Note
SB 6061 Requiring adoption of high school academic acceleration policies.  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 6092 Concerning credit requirements for high school graduation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6127 Improving quality in the early care and education system.  Fiscal Note
SB 6128 Concerning the delivery of medication and services by unlicensed school employees.  Fiscal Note
SB 6152 Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.  Fiscal Note
SB 6153 Requiring the collection of teacher attendance that matches student, course, and teacher.  Fiscal Note
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 6177 Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights.  Fiscal Note
SB 6268 Extending the alternative fuel vehicle retail sales and use tax exemption.  Fiscal Note
SB 6418 Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6444 Creating the breakfast after the bell program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6519 Concerning public school employees' insurance benefits reporting. 
SB 6555 Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.  Fiscal Note

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5009 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
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 5066 Authorizing certain local authorities to establish maximum speed limits on certain nonarterial highways. 
SB 5070 Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.  Fiscal Note
SB 5081 Regarding unlawful trade in shark fins. 
SB 5084 Concerning discounted discovery passes for disabled veterans.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning discounted discover passes for disabled veterans.
  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 5103 Concerning grants for community outdoor and indoor athletic facilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5104 Placing epinephrine autoinjectors in schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5117 Regarding family involvement coordinators in public schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5119 Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.  Fiscal Note
SB 5121 Concerning the effect of zoning ordinances on hobby vehicle restoration. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles. ) 
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 5146 Creating a competitive grant program for informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.  Fiscal Note
SB 5172 Enacting the Ike act. 
SB 5181 Concerning flame retardants.  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 5237 Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Establishing accountability for student performance in reading.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5241 Concerning nonresident vessel permits and taxation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5259 Creating Seattle University special license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5278 Providing a salary bonus for teachers in high market demand subjects.  Fiscal Note
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 5301 Regarding student suspension and expulsion.  Fiscal Note
SB 5375 Modifying assault in the third degree provisions. 
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 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 5440 Creating support public schools special license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5451 Supporting music education for young children in public schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5467 Conforming vehicle owner list furnishment requirements with federal law.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning vehicle owner list furnishment requirements.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5477 Delineating standard diplomas and applied diplomas. 
SB 5491 Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.  Fiscal Note
SB 5497 Concerning assault in the third degree against a school employee.  Fiscal Note
SB 5501 Reducing certain requirements affecting school districts. 
SB 5503 Concerning payment of delinquent property taxes. 
SB 5519 Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.  Fiscal Note
SB 5528 Concerning the medical use of cannabis. 
SB 5531 Measuring performance of the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5536 Concerning the marine employees' commission. 
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 5546 Concerning floatation devices on state-owned aquatic lands and in state waters.  Fiscal Note
SB 5547 Addressing ocean acidification by taking action on the recommendations of the governor's blue ribbon panel on ocean acidification.  Fiscal Note
SB 5563 Regarding training for school employees in the prevention of sexual abuse.  Fiscal Note
SB 5569 Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools. 
SB 5571 Increasing public awareness of mental illness and its consequences.  Fiscal Note
SB 5576 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.  Fiscal Note
SB 5586 Requiring the certificate of need review to include a determination of whether hospitals are able to provide a full range of legal medical services. 
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 5606 Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors. 
SB 5624 Aligning high-demand secondary STEM or career and technical education programs with applied baccalaureate programs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5625 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
SB 5627 Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5638 Addressing the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets.  Fiscal Note
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 5707 Regarding net metering of electricity. 
SB 5710 Concerning reckless endangerment resulting from unsafe storage of firearms. 
SB 5711 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
SB 5720 Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees. 
SB 5722 Concerning the utilities and transportation commission's regulatory authority over railroads. 
SB 5791 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs and the horse racing industry.  Fiscal Note
SB 5794 Concerning alternative learning experience courses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5798 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 5802 Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions limits.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions targets.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5826 Addressing the shared leave pool.  Fiscal Note
SB 5842 Encouraging the creation of competitive districts in the redistricting plan. 
SB 5845 Concerning attorney compensation from clients with little or no ability to pay. 
SB 5855 Providing a business and occupation tax exemption for amounts received by hotel management companies for covered employee costs. 
SB 5887 Concerning the medical use of cannabis.
Revised for 3rd Substitute: Merging the medical marijuana system with the recreational marijuana system.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5896 Extending renewable energy sales and use tax exemptions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5904 Concerning high quality early learning.  Fiscal Note
SB 5907 Ensuring no net loss of public access to state recreational lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5909 Expanding STEM education to include the arts. 
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 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 5988 Restricting the solicitation and acceptance of campaign contributions. 
SB 6062 Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6067 Requiring the department of early learning to adopt a single set of licensing standards for child care and the early childhood education and assistance program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6068 Concerning the continuity and stability of child care.  Fiscal Note
SB 6069 Modifying community custody conditions for sex offenders.  Fiscal Note
SB 6074 Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.  Fiscal Note
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 6104 Establishing the interactive gaming in schools public-private partnership.  Fiscal Note
SB 6105 Concerning school library information and technology programs. 
SB 6111 Concerning safety equipment for individual providers. 
SB 6112 Requiring classroom instruction regarding harassment, intimidation, and bullying prevention policies and procedures.  Fiscal Note
SB 6122 Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.  Fiscal Note
SB 6129 Concerning paraeducator development.  Fiscal Note
SB 6142 Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency. 
SB 6151 Concerning the creation of cultural access authorities.  Fiscal Note
SB 6163 Creating the summer knowledge improvement pilot program.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6172 Protecting Washington citizens from warrantless surveillance, reducing liability, and establishing clear standards under which agencies may utilize unmanned aerial vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 6178 Aligning the medical marijuana system with the recreational marijuana system.  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 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 6276 Concerning dental insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.  Fiscal Note
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 6373 Concerning instruction in Spanish and Chinese languages.  Fiscal Note
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  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
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 6439 Concerning preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 6449 Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts. 
SB 6451 Concerning the school construction assistance program.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a legislative task force to study eligibility concerns for school construction assistance grants.
  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 6499 Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform. 
SB 6523 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6538 Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.  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 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 6569 Clarifying laws relating to tobacco substitutes.  Fiscal Note
SB 6571 Providing education funding from sales tax revenues from remote sellers.  Fiscal Note
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 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 8615 Honoring Washington girls and women in sports. 
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 8636 Honoring Peace Corps volunteers and recognizing the 2013 Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges. 
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 8651 Honoring Doris M. Brougham for her lifelong achievements. 
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 8678 Recognizing lung cancer as a public health priority. 
SR 8679 Honoring the career achievements and accomplishments of Ava Frisinger. 
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 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8707 Recognizing women in leadership.