Senator Tim Sheldon

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5020 Modifying indigent defense provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5048 Concerning notice against trespass. 
SB 5049 Allowing lodging taxes to be used to fund law enforcement officers. 
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 5231 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 5522 Concerning rental agreement renewal requirements for manufactured housing communities. 
SB 5616 Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.  Fiscal Note
SB 5789 Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums. 
SB 5844 Modifying collective bargaining law to authorize the right of state workers employed in the community and technical college system as nontenured part-time academic employees to form a collective bargaining unit for the protection of their common interests.  Fiscal Note
SB 5979 Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 5981 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.  Fiscal Note
SB 6031 Concerning lake and beach management districts. 
SB 6187 Regarding local integrating organizations. 
SB 6290 Regarding miniature hobby boilers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6309 Concerning legal fees and costs affiliated with notice of violation review under the manufactured/mobile home dispute resolution program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6329 Concerning state employment of persons with disabilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 6330 Promoting affordable housing in urban growth areas.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas of rural counties within urban growth areas.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6403 Concerning the availability of juvenile offender court records. 
SJM 8001 Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."  Fiscal Note

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5005 Concerning fiscal relief for cities and counties in times of declining revenues. 
SB 5010 Establishing that courts may order an offender to refrain from the consumption of marijuana as a part of community custody conditions. 
SB 5011 Prohibiting the state of Washington and its political subdivisions from adopting and developing environmental and developmental policies that infringe or restrict private property rights without due process. 
SB 5012 Verifying the lawful status of individuals upon obtaining or renewing their state-issued drivers' licenses or related identification.  Fiscal Note
SB 5016 Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5022 Changing retail theft with extenuating circumstances to retail theft with special circumstances. 
SB 5057 Regarding outdoor recreation on lands purchased by a private, not-for-profit organization acquired in whole or part with public funds.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning public access to lands acquired in whole or part with public funds.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5085 Concerning voter approval of a high capacity transportation system plan and financing plan. 
SB 5086 Establishing a joint safety rest area demonstration project.  Fiscal Note
SB 5087 Preventing illegal aliens from qualifying as resident students for purposes of in-state tuition and financial aid.  Fiscal Note
SB 5089 Allowing certain health care coverage deductions from the calculation of disposable income for the purpose of qualifying for senior property tax programs.  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 5119 Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.  Fiscal Note
SB 5122 Concerning patient and staff safety at state hospitals.  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 5134 Concerning reserve studies for certain homeowners' associations. 
SB 5137 Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5141 Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5142 Incorporating motorcycles into certain transportation planning. 
SB 5143 Limiting mandatory motorcycle helmet use to persons under the age of eighteen. 
SB 5156 Requiring notification to parents or guardians in cases of abortion.  Fiscal Note
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 5160 Creating a process for administrative reassignment of public employees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a process for home assignment of public employees.
 
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 5162 Prohibiting a child custody award to a suspect in an active murder investigation. 
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 5180 Improving access to higher education for students with disabilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5189 Concerning photovoltaic electrical systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5227 Changing the corporate officer provisions of the employment security act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5264 Concerning the transportation and storage of certain explosive devices. 
SB 5275 Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time. 
SB 5278 Providing a salary bonus for teachers in high market demand subjects.  Fiscal Note
SB 5279 Limiting use of public assistance benefits. 
SB 5280 Addressing criminal activities occurring at rental properties.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Addressing unlawful activities on certain properties.
  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 5289 Concerning the discover pass.  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 5336 Concerning the standard of evidence for appeals of valuation of property for purposes of taxation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5342 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for restaurants in respect to certain items that impart flavor to food during the cooking process.  Fiscal Note
SB 5378 Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.  Fiscal Note
SB 5391 Concerning an exemption from discover pass requirements for off-road vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 5412 Adding incremental hydroelectricity that is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to the definition of an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW. 
SB 5413 Expanding metal theft provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5437 Regarding boating safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
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 5503 Concerning payment of delinquent property taxes. 
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 5518 Making nonsubstantive changes to election laws.  Fiscal Note
SB 5575 Concerning state parks funding.  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 5605 Addressing health plans provided through associations or member-governed groups.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Clarifying association health plans provisions.
  Fiscal Note
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 5656 Revising business licensing systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5663 Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.  Fiscal Note
SB 5667 Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning. 
SB 5675 Introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage.  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 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 5709 Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5722 Concerning the utilities and transportation commission's regulatory authority over railroads. 
SB 5740 Concerning the exemption for property owned by nonprofit religious organizations. 
SB 5783 Modifying the Washington customized employment training program to include industry cluster associations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5805 Concerning projects of statewide significance for economic development and transportation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5813 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs.  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 5865 Exempting from use tax certain purchases from nonprofit organizations or libraries sold as a fund-raising activity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5888 Concerning the fuel tax used to determine fuel tax distributions to certain accounts. 
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 5950 Requiring payment for costs of incarceration. 
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 5956 Concerning short-barreled rifles. 
SB 5972 Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5983 Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.  Fiscal Note
SB 5984 Banning certain flame retardants in children's products and residential upholstered furniture.  Fiscal Note
SB 5991 Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels. 
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 6039 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 6040 Concerning invasive species.  Fiscal Note
SB 6041 Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.  Fiscal Note
SB 6049 Providing a business and occupation tax credit for businesses that hire veterans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6052 Concerning habitat and recreation land acquisitions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6077 Modifying the use of storm water control facility rate charges.  Fiscal Note
SB 6087 Protecting water quality while maintaining and enhancing the viability of agriculture.  Fiscal Note
SB 6090 Modifying driving under the influence and physical control of a vehicle under the influence provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6117 Concerning storm water control facility rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 6125 Concerning eminent domain. 
SB 6143 Clarifying tenant remedies upon landlord's failure to perform duties. 
SB 6145 Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington. 
SB 6149 Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.  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 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 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 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 6205 Creating a fee exemption for the disclosure of vehicle owner information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6211 Concerning the termination of basic food benefits to incarcerated persons.  Fiscal Note
SB 6219 Concerning actions for damage arising from vehicular traffic on a primitive road. 
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 6239 Providing that sales and use taxes imposed by rural counties may be used for purchasing water rights for water banking.  Fiscal Note
SB 6246 Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area. 
SB 6250 Requiring submission of digital copies of public employees' collective bargaining agreements.  Fiscal Note
SB 6258 Using conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target under the energy independence act. 
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 6355 Concerning projects of statewide significance for economic development and transportation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6361 Concerning incrementally increasing the distribution percentage of liquor revolving fund revenues under RCW 66.08.190 to cities and counties.  Fiscal Note
SB 6368 Adjusting the dollar threshold for substantial development under the shoreline management act for certain pleasure craft-related construction. 
SB 6373 Concerning instruction in Spanish and Chinese languages.  Fiscal Note
SB 6382 Extending the timeline for short plats. 
SB 6413 Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.  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 6512 Concerning federal funding programs requiring changes in state law.  Fiscal Note
SB 6524 Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.  Fiscal Note
SB 6566 Affirming the authority of the clemency and pardons board to make recommendations to the governor regarding petitions for reprieve to ensure that victims, law enforcement, prisoners, and others are heard.  Fiscal Note
SJM 8005 Requesting that state route number 117 be designated as the POW/MIA Memorial Highway. 
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 8204 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes. 
SJR 8205 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.  Fiscal Note
SJR 8206 Amending the Constitution to require emergency clauses only be allowed by amendment to a bill and approved by sixty percent of each house of the legislature. 
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 8613 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8616 Honoring the legacy of women legislators. 
SR 8626 Honoring athletes who participated in the 2013 Special Olympics. 
SR 8628 Honoring the life and legislative career of Senator Wojahn. 
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 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 8661 Honoring Brush Prairie Baptist Church. 
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 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 8690 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8706 Recognizing athletes for their performances at the 2014 Winter Olympics. 
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings.