Senator Mark Schoesler

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5069 Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.  Fiscal Note
SB 5217 Eliminating the Washington state quality award program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5227 Changing the corporate officer provisions of the employment security act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5612 Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.  
SB 5644 Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning license issuance fees of former contract liquor stores, former state store auction buyers, and spirits distributors. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5749 Repealing the unfunded state remittance for persons eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.  Fiscal Note
SB 5750 Expiring an underutilized deferral program in the department of revenue under chapter 84.37 RCW.  Fiscal Note
SB 5751 Requiring an inventory of state fees.  Fiscal Note
SB 5796 Concerning emissions from certain emergency power sources. 
SB 5803 Concerning claims against public entities.  Fiscal Note
SB 5808 Affirming centralized payroll services as nontaxable between affiliated companies.  Fiscal Note
SB 6036 Concerning the Milwaukee Road corridor.  Fiscal Note
SB 6308 Addressing bonuses paid to local government employees. 
SB 6333 Concerning tax statute clarifications, simplifications, and technical corrections.  Fiscal Note
SB 6446 Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.  Fiscal Note
SCR 8400 Calling joint sessions for various purposes. 
SR 8630 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
SR 8664 Remembering the life and legacy of Senator Mike Carrell. 
SR 8668 Recognizing the Washington State University Extension 4-H Youth Development Program. 
SR 8695 Recognizing Restless Legs Syndrome. 
SR 8704 Recognizing Avista Corp. 
SR 8718 Congratulating the Lind-Ritzville-Sprague football program. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5054 Establishing a process for the acquisition of habitat and recreation lands by the state.  Fiscal Note
SB 5067 Concerning will provisions after a testator's marriage or domestic partnership is dissolved, invalidated, or terminated. 
SB 5070 Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.  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 5079 Providing compensation for damage to livestock caused by wolves.  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 5101 Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for certain financial information provided to qualifying businesses providing international investment management services.  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 5137 Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5139 Concerning milk and milk products.  Fiscal Note
SB 5154 Exempting from business and occupation tax certain amounts received by cooperative finance organizations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5157 Regulating provision of child care.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Regulating provision of child care. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Regulating child care subsidies.) (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Concerning child care subsidy fraud.)
  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 5164 Concerning farm vehicles that are exempt from vehicle registration.  Fiscal Note
SB 5187 Protecting livestock against predator attacks.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Protecting domestic animals against gray wolf attacks.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5188 Addressing imminent threats to commercial livestock caused by wolves.  Fiscal Note
SB 5219 Retaining water resources to assure the vitality of local economies.  Fiscal Note
SB 5242 Requiring policies regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Requiring policies regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff. )
 
SB 5244 Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5245 Regarding the collection of student suspension and expulsion data.  Fiscal Note
SB 5246 Clarifying the teacher and principal evaluation process with the intent of strengthening the process.  Fiscal Note
SB 5275 Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time. 
SB 5276 Regarding the use of designated agricultural lands. 
SB 5279 Limiting use of public assistance benefits. 
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 5295 Addressing appeal and permit procedures under the shoreline management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5312 Authorizing small consumer installment loans.  Fiscal Note
SB 5375 Modifying assault in the third degree provisions. 
SB 5378 Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.  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 5445 Funding capital projects.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Funding public school capital projects.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5446 Providing a process for the state auditor's office to apply for investigative subpoenas.  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 5453 Extending the expiration date of tax exemptions for honey beekeepers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5468 Modifying the definition of tourist for the purposes of the lodging tax.  Fiscal Note
SB 5561 Concerning the business and occupation taxation of dairy products.  Fiscal Note
SB 5616 Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.  Fiscal Note
SB 5633 Addressing the restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by another state retirement system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5636 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act. 
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 5664 Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5672 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs and the horse racing commission. 
SB 5674 Allowing wine and beer sampling at farmers markets.  Fiscal Note
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 5717 Addressing competitive contracting.  Fiscal Note
SB 5726 Placing geographic limitations on local paid sick leave and paid safe leave programs. 
SB 5728 Declaring state preemption of local paid sick and paid safe leave regulation. 
SB 5766 Improving relationships between agricultural producers and state regulatory staff.  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 5780 Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education. 
SB 5789 Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums. 
SB 5813 Supporting youth programs through agricultural fairs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5824 Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements. 
SB 5832 Addressing agreements between the Washington state patrol, the Washington state department of transportation, and other government entities for police services for projects involving state highway routes and public safety services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5845 Concerning attorney compensation from clients with little or no ability to pay. 
SB 5862 Providing tax exemptions for mint growers and processors of propane or natural gas to distill mint oil.  Fiscal Note
SB 5883 Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education. 
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 5911 Concerning telecommunications tax parity.  Fiscal Note
SB 5916 Addressing the administration of public retirement plans. 
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 5963 Concerning the composition of the officer promotion board.  Fiscal Note
SB 5969 Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.  Fiscal Note
SB 5970 Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5971 Concerning the continuity of government and operations in the event of an emergency, disaster, or attack.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Implementing plans and protections in the event of a cyber attack, emergency, or disaster.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5988 Restricting the solicitation and acceptance of campaign contributions. 
SB 5989 Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.  Fiscal Note
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 6042 Establishing an incentive-based methodology of distributing state appropriations to public four-year institutions of higher education. 
SB 6045 Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.  Fiscal Note
SB 6051 Concerning Washington state department of transportation projects. 
SB 6052 Concerning habitat and recreation land acquisitions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6054 Regarding aeronautic safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 6058 Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act. 
SB 6060 Concerning certain public water systems. 
SB 6087 Protecting water quality while maintaining and enhancing the viability of agriculture.  Fiscal Note
SB 6089 Prohibiting the use of eminent domain for economic development. 
SB 6117 Concerning storm water control facility rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 6125 Concerning eminent domain. 
SB 6144 Concerning cosmetology training and licensure requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 6157 Concerning a hazardous substance tax exemption for certain hazardous substances defined under RCW 82.21.020(1)(c) that are used as agricultural crop protection products and warehoused but not otherwise used, manufactured, packaged, or sold in this state.  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 6194 Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.  Fiscal Note
SB 6243 Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils." 
SB 6280 Concerning department of transportation numbers for commercial motor vehicles.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Providing an exemption from the department of transportation number requirement for certain farm vehicles.
 
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 6341 Establishing the LEED plus W high-performance public building standard.  Fiscal Note
SB 6344 Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.  Fiscal Note
SB 6375 Concerning the sale of in-vehicle electronic toll collection system equipment.  Fiscal Note
SB 6384 Modifying certain venue of action provisions. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6413 Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.  Fiscal Note
SB 6414 Improving lobbyist reporting and disclosure.  Fiscal Note
SB 6415 Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.  Fiscal Note
SB 6442 Allowing sales of growlers of cider. 
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 6514 Modifying the definition of qualifying farmers markets for the purposes of serving and sampling beer and wine.  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 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 8200 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.  Fiscal Note
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 8211 Amending the state Constitution to provide continuity of state and local government during emergencies and disasters. 
SJR 8212 Restricting changes in salaries for legislators.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Restricting changes in salaries for the governor and legislators.
 
SJR 8213 Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes. 
SR 8605 Recognizing the 4-H Youth Development Program for its many contributions to the youth of Washington. 
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 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 8625 Celebrating the 100th birthday of Washington State Parks. 
SR 8626 Honoring athletes who participated in the 2013 Special Olympics. 
SR 8628 Honoring the life and legislative career of Senator Wojahn. 
SR 8631 Honoring the legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 
SR 8636 Honoring Peace Corps volunteers and recognizing the 2013 Top Peace Corps Volunteer-Producing Colleges. 
SR 8642 Celebrating the National Day of the Cowboy. 
SR 8646 Recognizing and honoring the Spokane Lilac Festival. 
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 8672 Honoring the National Guard. 
SR 8674 Celebrating Dairy Day at the legislature. 
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 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 8698 Commemorating the career of J. A. Bricker. 
SR 8702 Celebrating Navy Appreciation Day. 
SR 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8707 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8708 Expressing appreciation for Bonnie "Guitar" Buckingham. 
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. 
SR 8716 Recognizing Congressman Doc Hastings.