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Bills Introduced January 26-30


Bills Introduced January 26–30

Bills introduced Monday, January 26

SB 5573 By Senators Frockt, Rivers, Mullet, Hargrove and Hobbs; by request of Governor Inslee and Attorney General
Concerning youth substance use prevention associated with tobacco and drug delivery e-cigarettes and vapor products.
Referred to Committee on HEALTH CARE .

SB 5578 By Senators Dammeier, Darneille and Conway
Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities or nonprofit housing providers to help children of low-income families succeed in school.
Referred to Committee on HUMAN SERVICES, MENTAL HEALTH & HOUSING.

HB 1640 By Representatives Hargrove, Hayes and Magendanz
Authorizing waivers of state requirements for school districts.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1642 By Representatives Pettigrew, Walsh, Walkinshaw, Tarleton and Rodne
Creating the youth substance abuse prevention and education program.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & HUMAN SERVICES.

HB 1645 By Representatives Pollet, Harris, Carlyle, Cody, Johnson, Tharinger and Robinson; by request of Governor Inslee and Attorney General
Concerning youth substance use prevention associated with tobacco and drug delivery e-cigarettes and vapor products.
Referred to Committee on COMMERCE & GAMING.

HB 1665 By Representative Carlyle
Increasing compensation for school directors in districts enrolling twenty thousand or more students.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1666 By Representatives Magendanz, Lytton, Muri, Bergquist, Hansen, Kilduff and Caldier
Making the results on the statewide assessments available as norm-referenced results and as student growth percentiles.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1682 By Representatives Fey, Stambaugh, Walsh, Riccelli, Goodman, Orwall, Zeiger, Appleton, Van De Wege, Lytton, Gregerson, Reykdal, Tarleton and Ortiz-Self
Improving educational outcomes for homeless students through increased in-school guidance supports, housing stability, and identification services.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills Introduced Wednesday, January 28

SB 5657 By Senators Mullet, Litzow, Billig, Frockt and McAuliffe
Creating a pilot program to encourage school districts to extend the school day to provide homework assistance to middle schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5675 By Senators Roach, Jayapal, McAuliffe, Parlette and Billig
Expanding dual language and bilingual instruction for early learners through secondary students.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5676 By Senators Roach, Rolfes, Jayapal and Hargrove
Concerning the acceptance of additional high school equivalency tests.
Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.

SB 5676 By Senators Roach, Rolfes, Jayapal and Hargrove
Concerning the acceptance of additional high school equivalency tests.
Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.

HB 1750 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Magendanz, Tarleton, Moscoso, Riccelli, Robinson, Kagi, Ryu, Gregerson and Lytton
Enacting the sudden cardiac arrest awareness act.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1760 By Representatives Senn, Magendanz, Orwall, Stambaugh, Ortiz-Self and Kagi
Providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1770 By Representatives Bergquist, Magendanz, Pollet, Lytton and Muri; by request of Professional Educator Standards Board
Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1771 By Representatives Gregory, Magendanz, Lytton and Muri; by request of Professional Educator Standards Board
Confirming that the professional educator standards board is an authorized representative of the state educational agencies.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1783 By Representative Ortiz-Self
Expanding dual language and bilingual instruction for early learners through secondary students.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1785 By Representatives Reykdal, Taylor, Ortiz-Self, Dunshee, Moscoso, Appleton, Hunt, S., Takko, Gregory, Fitzgibbon, Gregerson, Pollet, Stanford, Sells, Fey, Blake, Ormsby, Peterson, Tarleton, Pike, Shea, Griffey and Klippert; by request of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Eliminating the certificate of academic achievement as a requirement for high school graduation.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1790 By Representatives Springer, Muri, Ortiz-Self and Reykdal
Clarifying the authority of a nurse working in a school setting.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills Introduced Thursday, January 29

SB 5688 By Senators Litzow, Rolfes, McAuliffe, Fain, Hill, Kohl-Welles, Mullet and Billig
Providing students with skills that promote mental health and well-being and increase academic performance.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5690 By Senators Dammeier, Billig, Litzow, Rolfes, McCoy, Rivers, Hill, Fain, Cleveland and Hasegawa
Concerning school-community learning assistance program action plans.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5699 By Senator Nelson; by request of Office of Financial Management
Enacting an excise tax on capital gains to improve the fairness of Washington’s tax system and provide funding for the education legacy trust account.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS.

HB 1795 By Representatives Sullivan, Magendanz, Santos, Ortiz-Self, Haler, Hunt, S., Pettigrew, Stambaugh and Lytton
Concerning school-community learning assistance program action plans.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1804 By Representatives Springer, Magendanz, Lytton and Muri; by request of Professional Educator Standards Board
Concerning the confidentiality of educator professional growth plans.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1805 By Representatives Magendanz and Manweller
Changing the definition of “school day.”
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1812 By Representatives Hansen, Magendanz, Hargrove, Haler and Zeiger
Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low- income high school students to selective institutions of higher education.
Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.

HB 1813 By Representatives Hansen, Magendanz, Reykdal, Muri, Tarleton, Zeiger, Lytton, Haler, Senn, Harmsworth, Tharinger, Young and Walkinshaw
Expanding computer science education.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills Introduced Friday, January 30

SB 5718 By Senators Jayapal, McAuliffe, Dammeier, Rolfes, Darneille, Roach, Frockt, Hasegawa, Billig, McCoy and Cleveland
Concerning consideration of equity and social justice impacts from public education system decision making.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5721 By Senators Billig and Dammeier
Concerning the membership of the expanded learning opportunities council.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5744 By Senators Litzow, Fain, Hill, Rivers, Schoesler, Braun and Becker
Regarding school employee workforce reductions and assignments.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1834 By Representatives Klippert, Hunt, S., Haler, Bergquist and Johnson
Making certain higher education facilities available for use by certain public high school programs.
Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.

HB 1840 By Representatives Magendanz, Caldier, Orwall, Ortiz-Self and Kagi
Concerning conflict resolution programs in schools.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1854 By Representatives Magendanz and Muri
Creating a new salary model for certificated instructional staff.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1855 By Representatives Caldier, Santos, Parker, Reykdal, Magendanz and Hayes
Waiving local graduation requirements for certain students.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1860 By Representatives Santos and Pettigrew
Concerning the division of large first-class school districts.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1862 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Fagan, Orwall, Johnson, Lytton and Muri
Concerning professional development for school counselors, social workers, and psychologists.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1864 By Representative Kilduff; by request of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Supporting evidence-based strategies to promote high school graduation.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1865 By Representatives Magendanz, Ortiz-Self, McCaslin and Hayes
Concerning visual screening in schools.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.