Senator Rodney Tom

Biennium:

Prime Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5110 Regarding local government purchasing.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning local government purchasing of supplies, materials, or equipment.
 
SB 5172 Enacting the Ike act. 
SB 5811 Addressing employee wellness programs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5835 Concerning differential tuition. 
SB 5842 Encouraging the creation of competitive districts in the redistricting plan. 
SB 5843 Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide an expiration date and statement of legislative intent. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide a statement of legislative intent and include an expiration date where applicable. )  Fiscal Note
SB 5849 Concerning electric vehicle charging stations.  Fiscal Note
SB 5856 Creating a defined contribution retirement plan for public employees.  Fiscal Note
SB 6459 Defining the compensation used for calculating retirement benefits for elected service.  Fiscal Note
SB 6460 Exempting the names and e-mail addresses of persons on public agency e-mail distribution lists from disclosure. 
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 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
SCR 8403 Calling a joint session to honor Governor Booth Gardner. 
SCR 8404 Returning bills to their house of origin. 
SCR 8405 Adjourning SINE DIE. 
SCR 8406 Returning bills to their house of origin. 
SCR 8407 Adjourning SINE DIE. 
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 8600 Notifying the Governor that the Senate is ready to conduct business. 
SR 8662 Providing for conducting Senate business during the interim. 
SR 8666 Notifying the governor that the senate is ready to conduct business. 
SR 8706 Recognizing athletes for their performances at the 2014 Winter Olympics. 
SR 8722 Providing for conducting Senate business during the interim. 

Secondary Sponsored Bills


Bill NumberBrief Description
SB 5001 Requiring senate confirmation of growth management hearings board members. 
SB 5053 Modifying vehicle prowling provisions.  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 5124 Simplifying and adding certainty to the calculation of workers' compensation benefits. 
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 5129 Authorizing the establishment and use of veterans' treatment courts.  Fiscal Note
SB 5130 Concerning insurance coverage of treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.  Fiscal Note
SB 5131 Providing tax incentives for donations of modern laboratory equipment to higher education institutions and vocational skills centers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5146 Creating a competitive grant program for informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.  Fiscal Note
SB 5150 Creating a task force to examine reform of the mental health system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5159 Repealing the family and medical leave insurance act.  Fiscal Note
SB 5181 Concerning flame retardants.  Fiscal Note
SB 5195 Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5213 Concerning prescription review for medicaid managed care enrollees.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning prescription review for medicaid managed care enrollees. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning medication management services for medicaid managed care enrollees. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5231 Ensuring hunter safety.  Fiscal Note
SB 5237 Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Establishing accountability for student performance in reading.
  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 5243 Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.  Fiscal Note
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 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 5281 Requiring an empirical study of the validity and reliability of the current child welfare safety assessment tool.  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 5293 Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5304 Providing cities and towns with the local options to permit digital outdoor advertising signs.  Fiscal Note
SB 5308 Establishing the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee. 
SB 5312 Authorizing small consumer installment loans.  Fiscal Note
SB 5328 Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index.  Fiscal Note
SB 5329 Creating the state superintendent school district.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Assisting persistently lowest-achieving schools to become more accountable. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Transforming persistently failing schools. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5337 Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.  Fiscal Note
SB 5339 Addressing wellness programs under the insurance code.  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 5343 Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.  Fiscal Note
SB 5376 Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.  Fiscal Note
SB 5389 Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning sibling visitation and sibling contact for children in foster care. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning limitations on visitation or contact with children in foster care. )
  Fiscal Note
SB 5392 Limiting the impact of excess compensation on state retirement system contribution rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 5405 Concerning extended foster care services.  Fiscal Note
SB 5440 Creating support public schools special license plates.  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 5497 Concerning assault in the third degree against a school employee.  Fiscal Note
SB 5504 Requiring state employees to be truthful when providing employment-related information. 
SB 5505 Encouraging valid voter signatures on petitions count and timely validation of signatures. 
SB 5531 Measuring performance of the child welfare system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5559 Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University and Western Washington University.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5560 Modifying job skills program provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 5575 Concerning state parks funding.  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 5587 Concerning student assessments.  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 5625 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
SB 5632 Concerning the performance of spinal manipulation by physical therapists. 
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 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 5680 Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.  Fiscal Note
SB 5692 Concerning standby guardians and limited guardians. (REVISED FOR PASSED LEGISLATURE: Concerning standby guardians and standby limited guardians. ) 
SB 5710 Concerning reckless endangerment resulting from unsafe storage of firearms. 
SB 5711 Requiring universal background checks for firearms transfers. 
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 5749 Repealing the unfunded state remittance for persons eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.  Fiscal Note
SB 5753 Providing flexibility in the education system.  Fiscal Note
SB 5808 Affirming centralized payroll services as nontaxable between affiliated companies.  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 5846 Requiring the evaluation of options to mitigate the effect of tolling Interstate 90 west of Interstate 405 on certain residents.  Fiscal Note
SB 5852 Improving student achievement and student outcomes. 
SB 5863 Providing a business and occupation tax exemption for charter schools and nonprofit education service providers.  Fiscal Note
SB 5883 Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education. 
SB 5887 Concerning the medical use of cannabis.
Revised for 3rd Substitute: Merging the medical marijuana system with the recreational marijuana system.
  Fiscal Note
SB 5893 Creating a tuition surcharge for international students.  Fiscal Note
SB 5901 Providing education reforms.  Fiscal Note
SB 5907 Ensuring no net loss of public access to state recreational lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 5945 Concerning principal empowerment. 
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 5964 Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 5968 Addressing the safe care of inmates and suspects in Washington hospitals.  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 6007 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities. 
SB 6013 Making a technical correction to school law governing the use of epinephrine autoinjectors (EPI pens). 
SB 6016 Concerning continuity of care for enrollees in the Washington health benefit exchange during grace periods.
Revised for 1st Substitute: Concerning the grace period for enrollees of the Washington health benefit exchange.
 
SB 6029 Concerning credit unions' mergers. 
SB 6038 Concerning the use of hydrocodone products by licensed optometrists in Washington state. 
SB 6051 Concerning Washington state department of transportation projects. 
SB 6062 Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6063 Concerning closing and elimination the opportunity gap.  Fiscal Note
SB 6064 Requiring an analysis of how school districts use school days.  Fiscal Note
SB 6073 Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.  Fiscal Note
SB 6090 Modifying driving under the influence and physical control of a vehicle under the influence provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6092 Concerning credit requirements for high school graduation.  Fiscal Note
SB 6117 Concerning storm water control facility rates.  Fiscal Note
SB 6126 Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.  Fiscal Note
SB 6127 Improving quality in the early care and education system.  Fiscal Note
SB 6128 Concerning the delivery of medication and services by unlicensed school employees.  Fiscal Note
SB 6129 Concerning paraeducator development.  Fiscal Note
SB 6133 Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.  Fiscal Note
SB 6141 Concerning the confidentiality of certain records filed with the utilities and transportation commission or the attorney general. 
SB 6142 Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency. 
SB 6144 Concerning cosmetology training and licensure requirements.  Fiscal Note
SB 6153 Requiring the collection of teacher attendance that matches student, course, and teacher.  Fiscal Note
SB 6163 Creating the summer knowledge improvement pilot program.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  Fiscal Note
SB 6167 Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation. 
SB 6179 Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.  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 6228 Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.  Fiscal Note
SB 6246 Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area. 
SB 6249 Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.  Fiscal Note
SB 6250 Requiring submission of digital copies of public employees' collective bargaining agreements.  Fiscal Note
SB 6251 Creating an inactive certification, license, or registration status for real estate appraisers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6265 Concerning state and local agencies that obtain patient health care information.  Fiscal Note
SB 6269 Concerning the first mortgage interest business and occupation tax deduction.  Fiscal Note
SB 6274 Providing oversight of state agency tortious conduct through legislative hearings. 
SB 6276 Concerning dental insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.  Fiscal Note
SB 6279 Creating effective and timely access to magistrates for purposes of reviewing search warrant applications. 
SB 6293 Concerning state recreation lands.  Fiscal Note
SB 6295 Regarding the withholding of medical treatment in favor of faith-based or metaphysical healing efforts. 
SB 6303 Modifying withdrawal of candidacy provisions. 
SB 6304 Preserving patient and practitioner freedom to obtain and provide health care by prohibiting unfair and deceptive practices in contracting for and managing health care delivery under health plans.  Fiscal Note
SB 6306 Exempting certain fire districts from use tax on vehicle purchases.  Fiscal Note
SB 6316 Clarifying artistic or cultural exhibitions, presentations, or performances or cultural or art education programs. 
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 6323 Changing public disclosure commission membership provisions. 
SB 6336 Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.  Fiscal Note
SB 6338 Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school. 
SB 6348 Concerning personal financial affairs reporting by public hospital district officials. 
SB 6358 Requiring institutions of higher education to provide certain financial aid information to admitted and prospective students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6362 Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.  Fiscal Note
SB 6365 Creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children. 
SB 6387 Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.  Fiscal Note
SB 6400 Concerning insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.  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 6418 Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6423 Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.  Fiscal Note
SB 6424 Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6444 Creating the breakfast after the bell program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6449 Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts. 
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 6482 Concerning the display of campus information on the statewide public four-year dashboard.  Fiscal Note
SB 6484 Creating a state agency innovation and efficiency grant program.  Fiscal Note
SB 6499 Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform. 
SB 6514 Modifying the definition of qualifying farmers markets for the purposes of serving and sampling beer and wine.  Fiscal Note
SB 6523 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.  Fiscal Note
SB 6552 Improving student success by increasing instructional hour and graduation requirements.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.
 
SB 6555 Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.  Fiscal Note
SB 6569 Clarifying laws relating to tobacco substitutes.  Fiscal Note
SB 6571 Providing education funding from sales tax revenues from remote sellers.  Fiscal Note
SB 6577 Concerning transportation revenue.  Fiscal Note
SB 6578 Concerning additive transportation funding and appropriations. 
SB 6579 Authorizing bonds for transportation funding.  Fiscal Note
SJM 8001 Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."  Fiscal Note
SCR 8409 Approving the workforce training and education coordinating board's high skills high wages plan. 
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 8615 Honoring Washington girls and women in sports. 
SR 8622 Recognizing Gifted Education Day and Week. 
SR 8623 Offering best wishes for a fulfilling retirement to Consul General Gao Zhansheng. 
SR 8630 Celebrating the one hundredth anniversary of the Department of Agriculture. 
SR 8631 Honoring the legacy of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 
SR 8632 Recognizing the British Columbia Legislative Internship Program. 
SR 8635 Honoring individuals with autism. 
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 8643 Proclaiming Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day. 
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 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 8669 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. 
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 8684 Honoring Eastern Washington University President Dr. Rodolfo Arévalo. 
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 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 8705 Recognizing Judi Best. 
SR 8707 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8709 Honoring Norway's Constitution Day. 
SR 8712 Recognizing women in leadership. 
SR 8720 Commending Ben Moore.