Senator Kevin Ranker

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5037 Concerning the labeling of seafood.  Fiscal Note
SB 5081 Regarding unlawful trade in shark fins. 
SB 5123 Establishing a farm internship program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5201 Accelerating cleanup of hazardous waste sites.  Fiscal Note
SB 5299 Concerning the creation of a special license plate dedicated to raising revenue to fund preventative wolf management efforts at the department of fish and wildlife.  Fiscal Note
SB 5300 Enhancing wolf management efforts through the promotion of cooperative agreements. 
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 5548 Limiting differential tuition.  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 5670 Extending state need grant eligibility under certain circumstances.  Fiscal Note
SB 5707 Regarding net metering of electricity. 
SB 5730 Funding higher education child care grants. 
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 6155 Concerning current use valuation for farm and agricultural land.  Fiscal Note
SB 6197 Concerning pro rata credits for service outages to telecommunications consumers. 
SB 6342 Prohibiting the use of leaf blowers by state agencies. 
SB 6377 Concerning the reduction of greenhouse gas and particulate emissions by state ferry vessels.  Fiscal Note
SB 6378 Concerning penalties associated with a recreational pass or permit. 
SB 6381 Concerning watershed councils in the Puget Sound basin.  Fiscal Note
SB 6527 Providing life alert services.  Fiscal Note
SB 6554 Providing life alert services. 
SR 8663 Commending Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. for his exemplary service. 
SR 8665 Honoring the life and work of Nelson Mandela. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5009 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 5052 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.  Fiscal Note
SB 5076 Requiring information on home energy efficiency to be included in residential home inspection reports.  Fiscal Note
SB 5098 Regarding wireless communications structures.  Fiscal Note
SB 5129 Authorizing the establishment and use of veterans' treatment courts.  Fiscal Note
SB 5146 Creating a competitive grant program for informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.  Fiscal Note
SB 5154 Exempting from business and occupation tax certain amounts received by cooperative finance organizations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5181 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5211 Concerning social networking accounts and profiles.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning social networking accounts and profiles. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning personal social networking accounts. )
 
SB 5241 Concerning nonresident vessel permits and taxation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5244 Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5262 Concerning the lodging tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 5268 Extending the time period for voter registration. 
SB 5270 Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.  Fiscal Note
SB 5289 Concerning the discover pass.  Fiscal Note
SB 5293 Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5390 Establishing the educational achievement and tuition reduction incentive program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5409 Extending the sales and use tax exemption of machinery and equipment that generate electricity from specified sources.  Fiscal Note
SB 5420 Creating a two-year freeze on tuition rates at four-year institutions of higher education. 
SB 5421 Changing enrollment forecasts and budgeting for institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
SB 5424 Concerning paint stewardship.  Fiscal Note
SB 5457 Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5458 Concerning the labeling of certain asbestos-containing building materials.  Fiscal Note
SB 5472 Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.  Fiscal Note
SB 5473 Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.  Fiscal Note
SB 5482 Concerning the federal basic health option of the affordable care act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5484 Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.  Fiscal Note
SB 5485 Concerning unauthorized access to firearms. 
SB 5488 Establishing an enhanced penalty for the use of an internet advertisement to facilitate the commission of a sex-trafficking crime.  Fiscal Note
SB 5490 Concerning veterans' assistance levies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5507 Increasing transparency of donors to candidates and ballot measures. 
SB 5513 Regulating the use of off-road vehicles in certain areas.  Fiscal Note
SB 5526 Ensuring fairness to employers by protecting employees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5554 Requiring a study of the prescription monitoring program and its role in increasing coordination of care.  Fiscal Note
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 5603 Establishing the Washington coastal marine advisory council. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Establishing the Washington coastal marine advisory council and the Washington marine resources advisory council. )  Fiscal Note
SB 5627 Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5638 Addressing the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets.  Fiscal Note
SB 5655 Expanding existing higher education financial aid programs to state residents.  Fiscal Note
SB 5663 Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.  Fiscal Note
SB 5673 Creating a two-year freeze on tuition rates at community and technical colleges. 
SB 5674 Allowing wine and beer sampling at farmers markets.  Fiscal Note
SB 5702 Concerning aquatic invasive species.  Fiscal Note
SB 5710 Concerning reckless endangerment resulting from unsafe storage of firearms. 
SB 5711 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
SB 5713 Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
SB 5714 Establishing a task force on improving public health and safety regarding firearms. 
SB 5785 Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5788 Regarding water discharge fees.  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 5817 Concerning the taxation and permitting of vessels in Washington.  Fiscal Note
SB 5864 Authorizing bonds for the financing of the Columbia river crossing project. 
SB 5896 Extending renewable energy sales and use tax exemptions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5900 Strengthening the tax structure, tax equity, and essential governmental services by a voter-approved tax.  Fiscal Note
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 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
SB 6040 Concerning invasive species.  Fiscal Note
SB 6048 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
SB 6068 Concerning the continuity and stability of child care.  Fiscal Note
SB 6072 Providing for a biennial update on forage fish. 
SB 6074 Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6112 Requiring classroom instruction regarding harassment, intimidation, and bullying prevention policies and procedures.  Fiscal Note
SB 6121 Concerning the calculation and allocation of appropriations for alternative learning experience courses.  Fiscal Note
SB 6124 Developing a state Alzheimer's plan.  Fiscal Note
SB 6161 Requiring state funding to support professional development for K-12 educators.  Fiscal Note
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 6231 Requiring the health care authority to develop a blueprint for the establishment of a federal basic health program. 
SB 6235 Restoring the suspended inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6246 Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area. 
SB 6262 Enhancing the safety of the transportation of oil. 
SB 6265 Concerning state and local agencies that obtain patient health care information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6291 Concerning tenant screening. 
SB 6312 Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.  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 6343 Regarding genetically engineered fin fish. 
SB 6359 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6407 Consenting to medical care by a minor. 
SB 6408 Authorizing physician assistants to perform opthalmic-related services under employment or supervision by a medical doctor or an osteopathic physician. 
SB 6412 Concerning tax, penalty, and interest assessments on claims for collection of sales tax debt.  Fiscal Note
SB 6419 Concerning expanding access to medicaid programs in border communities.  Fiscal Note
SB 6446 Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 6449 Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts. 
SB 6460 Exempting the names and e-mail addresses of persons on public agency e-mail distribution lists from disclosure. 
SB 6477 Increasing tax exemption transparency and accountability. 
SB 6499 Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform. 
SB 6509 Concerning fish barrier removals.  Fiscal Note
SB 6523 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6556 Studying barriers to access. 
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 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 6574 Improving education financing. 
SJM 8012 Requesting that Congress enact legislation that would reinstate the separation of commercial and investment banking functions that were in effect under the Glass-Steagall act. 
SJM 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
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 8618 Acknowledging the seventy-first anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066, and recognizing Japanese-American internees and World War II veterans. 
SR 8620 Honoring students of Tahoma High School. 
SR 8622 Recognizing Gifted Education Day and Week. 
SR 8623 Offering best wishes for a fulfilling retirement to Consul General Gao Zhansheng. 
SR 8627 Regarding the 2013 Blessing of the Fleet. 
SR 8629 Honoring the Seattle Raging Grannies. 
SR 8630 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
SR 8631 Honoring the legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 
SR 8638 Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8648 Honoring Consul General Kiyokazu Ota of Japan. 
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 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 8680 Honoring the life and work of Senator Paull Shin. 
SR 8681 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
SR 8683 Celebrating the accomplishments of Senator George Fleming. 
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 8692 Honoring the life and legacy of Senator R. Ted Bottiger. 
SR 8697 Honoring students from Tahoma High School. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8710 Wishing the commercial fishing fleet a safe and prosperous season.