Senator Janéa Holmquist Newbry

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5112 Granting scheduling authority for qualified retrospective rating plan employers and groups.  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 5160 Creating a process for administrative reassignment of public employees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Creating a process for home assignment of public employees.
 
SB 5212 Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority. 
SB 5238 Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits. 
SB 5275 Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time. 
SB 5352 Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.  Fiscal Note
SB 5354 Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.  Fiscal Note
SB 5355 Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.  Fiscal Note
SB 5356 Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.  Fiscal Note
SB 5361 Modifying payment methods on certain claimants' benefits.  Fiscal Note
SB 5363 Addressing industrial insurance for horse racing employment.  Fiscal Note
SB 5495 Expanding the membership of the state building code council. 
SB 5608 Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits. 
SB 5619 Exempting from prevailing wage requirements public works projects undertaken to repair fire damage. 
SB 5752 Extending the expiration date of the existing business and occupation tax rate for the manufacture and wholesale of certain solar energy systems.  Fiscal Note
SB 5758 Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation. 
SB 5784 Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6222 Streamlining and simplifying alcohol permits and licenses. 
SB 6223 Addressing injury and occupational disease for purposes of workers' compensation. 
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 6315 Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts. 
SB 6386 Clarifying provisions that allow for the tasting of alcohol by students under twenty-one years of age. 
SB 6495 Establishing a temporary teen training wage. 
SB 6496 Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels. 
SB 6522 Restricting the use of personal information gathered during the claims resolution structured settlement agreement process. 
SB 6547 Providing a comprehensive spirits sales tax reduction for all consumers in both on-premise and off-premise settings.  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
SB 6559 Establishing a priority for awarding state need grants to legally present resident students. 
SB 6560 Increasing legislative transparency by providing mandatory notice and waiting periods before legislative action, banning title-only bills, and opening all legislative committees to the public. 
SB 6562 Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels.  Fiscal Note
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5001 Requiring senate confirmation of growth management hearings board members. 
SB 5014 Limiting the power of eminent domain. 
SB 5016 Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.  Fiscal Note
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 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 5077 Making technical corrections to certain gender-based terms. 
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 5088 Concerning the equal distribution of votes within certain taxing districts.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Addressing the establishment of high capacity transportation corridor areas.
 
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 5091 Creating the taxpayer savings account. 
SB 5094 Requiring notification of sex offenders attending schools.  Fiscal Note
SB 5095 Providing proof of financial responsibility for motor vehicle operation.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Providing proof of financial responsibility for motor vehicle operation. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning proof of required documents for motor vehicle operation. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5097 Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.  Fiscal Note
SB 5107 Concerning prevailing wages for workers employed in residential construction.  Fiscal Note
SB 5108 Concerning property tax exemptions for service-connected disabled veterans and senior citizens.  Fiscal Note
SB 5119 Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.  Fiscal Note
SB 5131 Providing tax incentives for donations of modern laboratory equipment to higher education institutions and vocational skills centers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5134 Concerning reserve studies for certain homeowners' associations. 
SB 5141 Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.  Fiscal Note
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 5162 Prohibiting a child custody award to a suspect in an active murder investigation. 
SB 5163 Requiring that child protective service workers be licensed as social workers and bonded.  Fiscal Note
SB 5188 Addressing imminent threats to commercial livestock caused by wolves.  Fiscal Note
SB 5199 Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5214 Concerning a business and occupation tax deduction for donated medical services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5215 Providing that health care professional licensees may not be required to participate in any public or private third-party reimbursement program.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
 
SB 5227 Changing the corporate officer provisions of the employment security act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5273 Concerning the veterans innovation program and the use of moneys in the state lottery account.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning the veterans innovation program.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5280 Addressing criminal activities occurring at rental properties.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Addressing unlawful activities on certain properties.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5294 Recognizing hydroelectricity as an eligible renewable resource in the energy independence act. 
SB 5318 Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.  Fiscal Note
SB 5353 Providing information to assist in unemployment insurance overpayment recovery.  Fiscal Note
SB 5362 Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.  Fiscal Note
SB 5378 Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.  Fiscal Note
SB 5382 Promoting economic development through tax relief for start-up firms.  Fiscal Note
SB 5391 Concerning an exemption from discover pass requirements for off-road vehicles.  Fiscal Note
SB 5392 Limiting the impact of excess compensation on state retirement system contribution rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5396 Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.  Fiscal Note
SB 5409 Extending the sales and use tax exemption of machinery and equipment that generate electricity from specified sources.  Fiscal Note
SB 5411 Requiring the ballot proposition to reduce the terms of office of port commissioners to be submitted at the next general election. 
SB 5476 Clarifying the employment status of independent contractors in the news business. 
SB 5494 Concerning carbon monoxide alarms. 
SB 5529 Creating a sales tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and supplies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5536 Concerning the marine employees' commission. 
SB 5575 Concerning state parks funding.  Fiscal Note
SB 5597 Concerning locksmith services. 
SB 5622 Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5636 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act. 
SB 5669 Concerning trafficking.  Fiscal Note
SB 5671 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services. 
SB 5672 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs and the horse racing commission. 
SB 5676 Protecting personal voter signatures. 
SB 5706 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5709 Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.  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 5733 Establishing criteria to be used by interest arbitration panels.  Fiscal Note
SB 5751 Requiring an inventory of state fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5759 Concerning data collection and operational cost funding for the Washington state economic development commission.  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 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 5815 Prohibiting a person from selling or giving a vapor product designed solely for smoking or ingesting tobacco or shisha to a minor. 
SB 5829 Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital. 
SB 5834 Concerning veteran-owned businesses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5845 Concerning attorney compensation from clients with little or no ability to pay. 
SB 5859 Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital.  Fiscal Note
SB 5862 Providing tax exemptions for mint growers and processors of propane or natural gas to distill mint oil.  Fiscal Note
SB 5865 Exempting from use tax certain purchases from nonprofit organizations or libraries sold as a fund-raising activity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5867 Modifying the number of judges on the state supreme court.  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 5885 Concerning instruction in Spanish and Chinese languages. 
SB 5903 Concerning the family and medical leave insurance act. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning funding the family and medical leave insurance act. )  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 5916 Addressing the administration of public retirement plans. 
SB 5927 Concerning the right to engage in commerce free from discrimination. 
SB 5948 Concerning state procurement of goods and services. 
SB 5970 Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.  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 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
SB 6180 Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.  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 6206 Concerning telecommunications installations. 
SB 6272 Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements. 
SB 6298 Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation for hospitals.  Fiscal Note
SB 6307 Preempting local employment laws and contracts. 
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 6368 Adjusting the dollar threshold for substantial development under the shoreline management act for certain pleasure craft-related construction. 
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 6524 Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.  Fiscal Note
SJM 8001 Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."  Fiscal Note
SJM 8015 Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars. 
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. 
SR 8610 Honoring the career of Senator Bob Morton. 
SR 8611 Reaffirming Washington's commitment to a strong relationship with Taiwan. 
SR 8612 Honoring Senator Jerome Delvin. 
SR 8613 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8616 Honoring the legacy of women legislators. 
SR 8617 Celebrating the presence of Filipino-Americans. 
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 8624 Congratulating the Seattle Seahawks. 
SR 8625 Celebrating the 100th birthday of Washington State Parks. 
SR 8626 Honoring athletes who participated in the 2013 Special Olympics. 
SR 8635 Honoring individuals with autism. 
SR 8639 Celebrating Catholic Schools Week. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8643 Proclaiming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 
SR 8646 Recognizing and honoring the Spokane Lilac Festival. 
SR 8647 Honoring the work of Seattle Children's Hospital. 
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 8663 Commending Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr. for his exemplary service. 
SR 8664 Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Mike Carrell. 
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 8682 Recognizing the Washington state wing of the Civil Air Patrol. 
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 8690 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. 
SR 8694 Honoring women and girls in sports. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8704 Recognizing Avista Corp. 
SR 8707 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8708 Expressing appreciation for Bonnie "Guitar" Buckingham. 
SR 8709 Honoring Norway's Constitution Day. 
SR 8712 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8713 Honoring Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter. 
SR 8714 Honoring Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry. 
SR 8715 Honoring the 99th Anniversary of the National Champion 1915 Washington State College Football Team.