Senator Sharon Nelson


Prime Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5047 Allowing for partial payment of delinquent property taxes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5181 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5210 Regulating mortgage brokers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5310 Creating a senior center license.  Fiscal Note
SB 5348 Directing the department of health to review the impact of chemicals on public health. 
SB 5457 Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5471 Addressing insurance, generally.  Fiscal Note
SB 5473 Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.  Fiscal Note
SB 5687 Concerning privilege for emergency medical responders. 
SB 5788 Regarding water discharge fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5889 Modifying snowmobile parking permit and license fees.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5933 Concerning flame retardants. 
SB 6580 Providing clarification of activities that constitute official duties of statewide officials for purposes of ethics laws. 
SR 8629 Honoring the Seattle Raging Grannies. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills

Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5009 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 5035 Adopting the 2013-2015 capital budget. 
SB 5036 Concerning state general obligation bonds and related accounts. 
SB 5038 Enhancing the basic education allocation formula for principals, assistant principals, and other certificated building-level administrators to support the teacher evaluation program requirements of RCW 28A.405.100. 
SB 5096 Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.  Fiscal Note
SB 5174 Concerning taxpayer accountability by requiring a net benefit to the state in order to claim the benefit of a tax expenditure.  Fiscal Note
SB 5184 Expanding the membership of the capital projects advisory review board. 
SB 5202 Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5203 Preventing animal cruelty. 
SB 5204 Preventing animal cruelty. 
SB 5207 Addressing the consumer loan act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5208 Addressing fees and semiannual assessments, powers, lending limits, and technical amendments related to state-chartered banks, savings banks, savings associations, and trust companies.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning banks, trust companies, savings banks, and savings associations, and making technical amendments to the laws governing the department of financial institutions.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5209 Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.  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 5224 Concerning the Washington health security trust.  Fiscal Note
SB 5261 Prohibiting certain liquor self-checkout machines. 
SB 5265 Regarding transparency in patient billing.  Fiscal Note
SB 5266 Concerning the discover pass. 
SB 5268 Extending the time period for voter registration. 
SB 5270 Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.  Fiscal Note
SB 5292 Implementing family and medical leave insurance.  Fiscal Note
SB 5332 Modifying the percentage of votes required to approve benefit charges for fire protection districts.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Modifying the percentage of votes required to continue benefit charges for fire protection districts.
SB 5333 Providing mental health first-aid training to teachers and educational staff.  Fiscal Note
SB 5337 Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5340 Limiting maximum capital and reserves accumulations by health care service contractors and health maintenance organizations. 
SB 5346 Restoring funding to in-home care services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5350 Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges. 
SB 5367 Concerning Yakima river basin water resource management.  Fiscal Note
SB 5372 Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty in favor of life incarceration.  Fiscal Note
SB 5376 Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5399 Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5424 Concerning paint stewardship.  Fiscal Note
SB 5429 Increasing accountability for the tax preferences for manufacturing machinery and equipment by requiring a net benefit to the state and deferring sales and use tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 5433 Concerning mid-level dental professionals. 
SB 5444 Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning the administration of taxes regarding publicly owned property.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5478 Prohibiting possession of firearms for persons participating in mental health court. 
SB 5479 Establishing a process for voluntary temporary safekeeping of firearms with law enforcement agencies. 
SB 5480 Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning mental health involuntary commitment laws. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5482 Concerning the federal basic health option of the affordable care act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5486 Providing partial and total confinement options for offenders.  Fiscal Note
SB 5489 Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5491 Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.  Fiscal Note
SB 5506 Concerning funding for the safe routes to school program. 
SB 5512 Calculating service credit for school administrators for alternate early retirement eligibility.  Fiscal Note
SB 5526 Ensuring fairness to employers by protecting employees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5531 Measuring performance of the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5535 Concerning the recording of real property encumbrance transfers and assignments. 
SB 5546 Concerning floatation devices on state-owned aquatic lands and in state waters.  Fiscal Note
SB 5548 Limiting differential tuition.  Fiscal Note
SB 5552 Improving child support collections by requiring reporting of compensation and establishing an intercept program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5557 Encouraging educating students on the content and importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 
SB 5565 Concerning background checks for individuals seeking a license under chapter 74.13 RCW or unsupervised access to children.  Fiscal Note
SB 5567 Changing requirements for membership on community and technical college boards of trustees. 
SB 5568 Concerning the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants. 
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 5594 Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment.  Fiscal Note
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 5632 Concerning the performance of spinal manipulation by physical therapists. 
SB 5634 Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5638 Addressing the fiscal impacts of bills and budgets.  Fiscal Note
SB 5642 Raising the minimum state funding assistance percentage for the school construction assistance program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5655 Expanding existing higher education financial aid programs to state residents.  Fiscal Note
SB 5660 Regarding firearms safety education programs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5669 Concerning trafficking.  Fiscal Note
SB 5671 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services. 
SB 5706 Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5708 Providing a minimum term sentence for certain persistent offenders. 
SB 5710 Concerning reckless endangerment resulting from unsafe storage of firearms. 
SB 5711 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
SB 5741 Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing and tourism promotion activities or facilities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5742 Addressing drayage truck operators at certain ports. 
SB 5756 Concerning community reinvestment of oil windfall profits.  Fiscal Note
SB 5773 Concerning local option transportation revenue.  Fiscal Note
SB 5778 Allowing certain county legislative authorities to impose a sales and use tax by ordinance. 
SB 5782 Establishing standards for the use of public unmanned aircraft systems. 
SB 5783 Modifying the Washington customized employment training program to include industry cluster associations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5798 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 5833 Regulating interpreter services. 
SB 5861 Concerning local transportation revenue.  Fiscal Note
SB 5864 Authorizing bonds for the financing of the Columbia river crossing project. 
SB 5906 Maintaining access to state recreational lands managed by the department of natural resources. 
SB 5908 Concerning property tax refunds. 
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 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
SB 6048 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
SB 6124 Developing a state Alzheimer's plan.  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 6167 Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation. 
SB 6235 Restoring the suspended inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6262 Enhancing the safety of the transportation of oil. 
SB 6276 Concerning dental insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.  Fiscal Note
SB 6294 Creating the save toward a retirement today retirement savings plan.  Fiscal Note
SB 6313 Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.  Fiscal Note
SB 6359 Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy. 
SB 6419 Concerning expanding access to medicaid programs in border communities.  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 6507 Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures. 
SB 6523 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6556 Studying barriers to access. 
SB 6574 Improving education financing. 
SJM 8002 Requesting an amendment to the United States Constitution to return the authority to regulate election campaign contributions to congress and state legislatures. 
SJM 8006 Promoting the use of the Eddie Eagle GunSafe Program in preschools, early learning programs, and schools. 
SJM 8007 Requesting Congress pass legislation imposing a fee on United States bound cargo when it crosses the Canadian border.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.
SCR 8408 Establishing cutoff dates for the consideration of legislation during the 2014 regular session of the sixty-third legislature. 
SCR 8410 Returning bills to their house of origin. 
SCR 8411 Adjourning SINE DIE. 
SR 8603 Recognizing the hard work and contributions made by the people and organizations that make Project Homeless Connect a continued success. 
SR 8604 Honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8609 Celebrating outdoor recreation in Washington state. 
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 8616 Honoring the legacy of women legislators. 
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 8619 Honoring civic education. 
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 8634 Commemorating the career of U.S. Representative Norm Dicks. 
SR 8636 Honoring Peace Corps volunteers and recognizing the 2013 Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges. 
SR 8638 Commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright. 
SR 8641 Recognizing and expressing appreciation for Sea Service personnel. 
SR 8643 Proclaiming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 
SR 8644 Commending the Independent Colleges of Washington. 
SR 8648 Honoring Consul General Kiyokazu Ota of Japan. 
SR 8649 Celebrating the culture and heritage of Norway on May 17, 2013. 
SR 8651 Honoring Doris M. Brougham for her lifelong achievements. 
SR 8653 Celebrating the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival. 
SR 8654 Recognizing the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. 
SR 8655 Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 American Mt. Everest Expedition. 
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 8665 Honoring the life and work of Nelson Mandela. 
SR 8666 Notifying the governor that the senate is ready to conduct business. 
SR 8669 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
SR 8672 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8673 Honoring individuals with autism. 
SR 8674 Celebrating Dairy Day at the legislature. 
SR 8676 Celebrating the Seattle Seahawks. 
SR 8678 Recognizing lung cancer as a public health priority. 
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 8686 Honoring Captain William Swenson. 
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 8694 Honoring women and girls in sports. 
SR 8697 Honoring students from Tahoma High School. 
SR 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8709 Honoring Norway's Constitution Day. 
SR 8710 Wishing the commercial fishing fleet a safe and prosperous season. 
SR 8712 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8713 Honoring Staff Sergeant Ty Michael Carter. 
SR 8714 Honoring Sergeant Leroy Arthur Petry. 
SR 8720 Commending Ben Moore. 
SR 8722 Providing for conducting Senate business during the interim.