Senator Michael Baumgartner

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5693 Making ample provisions to support higher education.  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 5780 Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education. 
SB 5804 Addressing federal receipts reporting requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5867 Modifying the number of judges on the state supreme court.  Fiscal Note
SB 5883 Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education. 
SB 5935 Protecting the right to work. 
SB 5936 Providing for a performance and enrollment-based methodology of distributing state appropriations to public institutions of higher education. 
SB 5937 Decreasing resident undergraduate tuition rates by three percent for the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium and limiting future growth of resident undergraduate tuition rates to inflation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5941 Decreasing resident undergraduate tuition rates by three percent for the 2013-2015 fiscal biennium and limiting future growth of resident undergraduate tuition rates to inflation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5942 Providing for a performance and enrollment-based methodology of distributing state appropriations to public institutions of higher education. 
SB 5944 Concerning special permits and signage for certain overheight or overwidth vehicle loads.  Fiscal Note
SB 6028 Declaring electricity from a generation facility powered by the combustion of solid waste in a municipally owned energy recovery facility to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act. 
SB 6042 Establishing an incentive-based methodology of distributing state appropriations to public four-year institutions of higher education. 
SB 6043 Establishing a cap for resident undergraduate tuition rates.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a task force to make recommendations on resident undergraduate tuition policy.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6088 Reducing the size of the state supreme court.  Fiscal Note
SB 6289 Allowing county treasurers to accept partial payments of property taxes in any amount at any time without previous agreement if payments are made by electronic payment and subjecting certain interest, penalties, and costs associated with delinquent property tax payments to usury limitations.  Fiscal Note
SB 6369 Concerning the removal of snow from streets that are part of state highways.  Fiscal Note
SB 6392 Establishing community service standards for individuals receiving unemployment benefits.  Fiscal Note
SB 6393 Concerning the distribution of marijuana tax revenues for local law enforcement officers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6405 Providing greater consistency in how nonprofit tax-exempt property may be used without jeopardizing the property's tax-exempt status.  Fiscal Note
SB 6471 Creating a teen summer employment wage. 
SB 6557 Concerning electrician licensing and identification requirements. 
SB 6563 Concerning basic education. 
SB 6568 Ordering the supreme court to increase the number of cases it decides. 
SB 6582 Concerning the safety of the transport of liquid bulk crude oil.  Fiscal Note
SB 6583 Providing for nonconference basketball competitions between the Gonzaga University Bulldogs and the University of Washington Huskies. 
SJM 8016 Requesting that state route number 26 be named the Crimson and Gray Cougar Highway. 
SJR 8209 Amending the Constitution to make higher education the state's second highest priority.  Fiscal Note
SR 8646 Recognizing and honoring the Spokane Lilac Festival. 
SR 8657 Honoring the life of Margaret Thatcher. 
SR 8684 Honoring Eastern Washington University President Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo. 
SR 8715 Honoring the 99th Anniversary of the National Champion 1915 Washington State College Football Team. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
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 5078 Modifying the property tax exemption for nonprofit fairs.  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 5256 Concerning the confidentiality of certain autopsy and postmortem reports and records. 
SB 5264 Concerning the transportation and storage of certain explosive devices. 
SB 5278 Providing a salary bonus for teachers in high market demand subjects.  Fiscal Note
SB 5279 Limiting use of public assistance benefits. 
SB 5296 Concerning the model toxics control act. 
SB 5328 Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index.  Fiscal Note
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5499 Changing the time for filing initiative measures. 
SB 5524 Authorizing Washington pharmacies to fill prescriptions written by physician assistants in other states.  Fiscal Note
SB 5527 Concerning debt adjusting services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5564 Addressing when vehicles overtake and pass pedestrians or bicyclists. 
SB 5599 Concerning the taxing authority of public facilities districts.  Fiscal Note
SB 5668 Addressing the removal and discharge of peace officers. 
SB 5669 Concerning trafficking.  Fiscal Note
SB 5675 Introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage.  Fiscal Note
SB 5712 Encouraging community colleges to use, and inform students of the use of, multiple measures to determine the need for precollege courses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5736 Concerning higher education operating efficiencies. 
SB 5751 Requiring an inventory of state fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5782 Establishing standards for the use of public unmanned aircraft systems. 
SB 5808 Affirming centralized payroll services as nontaxable between affiliated companies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5811 Addressing employee wellness programs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5851 Creating a defined contribution retirement plan option for public employees.  Fiscal Note
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 5910 Providing that a quarterly revenue forecast is due on February 20th during both a long and short legislative session year.  Fiscal Note
SB 5916 Addressing the administration of public retirement plans. 
SB 5947 Providing funds for the US 395/North Spokane corridor projects. 
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 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 6049 Providing a business and occupation tax credit for businesses that hire veterans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6050 Concerning communication of mammographic breast density information to patients. 
SB 6051 Concerning Washington state department of transportation projects. 
SB 6090 Modifying driving under the influence and physical control of a vehicle under the influence provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6129 Concerning paraeducator development.  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 6179 Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6183 Requiring public employee collective bargaining sessions to be open meetings. 
SB 6194 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 6229 Concerning use of epinephrine autoinjectors by good samaritans. 
SB 6305 Creating a defined contribution retirement plan option for elected officials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6430 Extending tax preferences for high-technology research and development.  Fiscal Note
SB 6452 Providing a sales and use tax exemption for certain new building construction by maintenance repair operators for commercial airplanes.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Providing a sales and use tax exemption for certain new building construction to be used by maintenance repair operators for commercial airplane repair and maintenance.
  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 6486 Creating a sales tax holiday for school instructional material for higher education students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6495 Establishing a temporary teen training wage. 
SB 6524 Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.  Fiscal Note
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
SJM 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
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 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 8635 Honoring individuals with autism. 
SR 8636 Honoring Peace Corps volunteers and recognizing the 2013 Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges. 
SR 8639 Celebrating Catholic Schools Week. 
SR 8641 Recognizing and expressing appreciation for Sea Service personnel. 
SR 8644 Commending the Independent Colleges of Washington. 
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 8656 Recognizing the Owen family and honoring Tim and Cheryl Owen. 
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 8671 Recognizing Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month. 
SR 8676 Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks. 
SR 8681 Commemorating the 125th anniversary of the Enabling Act. 
SR 8682 Recognizing the Washington state wing of the Civil Air Patrol. 
SR 8686 Honoring Captain William Swenson. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8704 Recognizing Avista Corp. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings.