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Bills Introduced January 19-23


Week in Review: January 19–23

Bills for Monday, January 19

SB 5294 By Senators McAuliffe and Litzow
Concerning school library and technology programs.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5303 By Senators Litzow and Frockt
Creating the Washington academic, innovation, and mentoring (AIM) program.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5312 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Dammeier, Rolfes, Mullet and Billig; by request of Governor Inslee
Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5316 By Senators Dammeier, Rolfes, Rivers, Hasegawa, Brown, Frockt, Dansel, Braun and Chase
Concerning privacy and security of personally identifiable student information.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5327 By Senators McCoy, Hasegawa, Chase, Hatfield, McAuliffe, Conway, Rolfes, Nelson, Hargrove, Ranker, Liias and Fraser
Eliminating the requirement to obtain a certificate of academic achievement or certificate of individual achievement to graduate from high school.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5334 By Senator Mullet
Lowering reliance on local levies to fund basic education.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1331 By Representatives Muri, Reykdal, Magendanz, Springer, Fagan, Hunt, S. and Klippert
Concerning school library and technology programs.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1345 By Representatives Lytton and Magendanz
Adopting a definition and standards of professional learning.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1363 By Representatives Hunt, S., Haler, Muri, Appleton, Moscoso, Sells, Ryu, Dunshee, Taylor, Short, Hunt, G., Fey, Stanford, Riccelli, Reykdal, Blake, Fitzgibbon, Santos, Bergquist and Pollet
Eliminating the requirement to obtain a certificate of academic achievement or certificate of individual achievement to graduate from high school.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1385 By Representatives Magendanz, Muri, Hayes, Harris and Fagan
Prioritizing state revenue growth for education.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

HB 1386 By Representatives Magendanz, Muri, Hargrove and McCaslin
Concerning school employee workforce reductions.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills for Tuesday, January 20

SB 5351 By Senator Litzow
Relating to education.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5352 By Senator Litzow
Relating to education.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1408 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Magendanz, Sawyer, Santos, Senn, Robinson and Orwall
Concerning the development of a definition and model for “family engagement coordinator” and other terms used interchangeably with it.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1420 By Representatives Wilcox, Springer, Magendanz, Hunt, G., Muri, Kirby, Takko and Kilduff
Concerning school siting and school district aid in reducing overall school construction costs.
Referred to Committee on LOCAL GOVERNMENT.

HB 1433 By Representatives Scott, Taylor, Shea and Condotta
Concerning Washington state’s school zones law and the federal gun-free school zones law.
Referred to Committee on JUDICIARY.

Bills for Wednesday, January 21

SB 5391 By Senators Litzow, Rolfes, Fain, Rivers, Dammeier, Ranker, Hill and McAuliffe
Concerning applied baccalaureate degree programs at community and technical colleges leading to teacher certification.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5392 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Fain, Dammeier, Hill and Rivers
Eliminating the quality education council.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5393 By Senators Litzow, Fain, Dammeier, Hill and Rivers
Providing flexibility for schools recognized for exemplary performance under the Washington achievement index.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5415 By Senators McAuliffe, Mullet, Chase, Rolfes, McCoy, Billig, Liias, Fraser and Cleveland
Concerning professional educator learning days.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5419 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Rivers, Fain, Mullet, Frockt, Hill, Dammeier and Rolfes
Enacting the student user privacy in education rights act.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5433 By Senators Litzow, Rolfes, Roach, Fain, Hasegawa, Dammeier, McCoy, Nelson, Frockt, McAuliffe and Rivers
Requiring Washington’s tribal history, culture, and government to be taught in the common schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5437 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Fain, Billig, Rivers, Hill, Rolfes, Hasegawa, Jayapal and Habib
Concerning breakfast after the bell programs.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1492 By Representatives Magendanz and Walkinshaw; by request of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Addressing technology literacy.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1495 By Representatives Reykdal, Magendanz and Springer
Enacting the student user privacy in education rights act.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1497 By Representative Pettigrew
Concerning appointments of the board of directors of a school district of the first class having within its boundaries a city with a population of four hundred thousand people or more.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills for Thursday, January 22

SB 5452 By Senators Litzow, Billig, Fain, Dammeier, Hargrove, Hill, Rivers, Brown, Mullet, Frockt and Jayapal
Improving quality in the early care and education system.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5469 By Senators Hasegawa, Chase, McAuliffe, Liias, Rolfes and Conway
Restoring cost-of-living increases for educational employees.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS.

SB 5473 By Senators Chase, Hasegawa, McAuliffe, Rolfes and Conway
Providing retirement benefits at earlier ages in the plans 2 and 3 of the public employees’ retirement system, the teachers’ retirement system, and the school employees’ retirement system.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS.

SB 5478 By Senators Dammeier, Keiser and Honeyford
Financing facilities to support education reform.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS.

SB 5496 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Dammeier and Rolfes; 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 EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5497 By Senators Litzow, McAuliffe, Dammeier and Rolfes; 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 EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5506 By Senators McAuliffe, Darneille, Frockt, Liias and Kohl-Welles
Including information on preventing sexual abuse and violence in sexual health education.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5517 By Senators Kohl-Welles, Litzow, McAuliffe and Rolfes
Concerning sexual harassment prevention and response through policies and training in schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SJM 8006 By Senators Kohl-Welles, Litzow, McAuliffe, Rolfes and Dammeier
Requesting Congress, the President, and the Departments of Education, Health and Human Services, and Justice to take action to implement the recommendations of the Government Accountability Office concerning efforts to prevent and respond to child sexual abuse by school personnel and sexual abuse between peers.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1538 By Representatives Sells, Moscoso, Dunshee, Reykdal, Pollet, Hunt, S. and Orwall
Restoring cost-of-living increases for educational employees.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

HB 1541 By Representatives Santos and Ortiz-Self
Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1542 By Representatives Hunt, S., Moscoso, Reykdal, Sells, Pollet and Dunshee
Providing retirement benefits at earlier ages in the plans 2 and 3 of the public employees’ retirement system, the teachers’ retirement system, and the school employees’ retirement system.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

HB 1546 By Representatives Reykdal, Pollet, Springer, Bergquist, Hunt, S. and Lytton; by request of Office of Financial Management
Concerning dual credit opportunities provided by Washington state’s public institutions of higher education.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1562 By Representative Sullivan
Requiring posting of allergen information in public schools.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills Introduced Friday, January 23

SB 5520 By Senators Rolfes and Billig; by request of Office of Financial Management
Modifying the high school assessment system by changing the administration of alternative assessments, continuing the requirement for students to demonstrate achievement of state academic standards to earn a high school diploma, and aligning the system with career and college ready graduation requirements.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5526 By Senators Liias, Litzow, Pedersen, Fain and McAuliffe
Preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5544 By Senators McAuliffe, Hasegawa, Chase, Liias, Rolfes and Conway
Establishing comparable and professional wages for K–12 employees.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5545 By Senators McAuliffe, Chase, Liias and Conway
Concerning postretirement employment.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS.

SB 5546 By Senators Liias, Hasegawa, Chase, Conway, Rolfes and McAuliffe
Establishing competitive wages for beginning teacher salaries.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5548 By Senators Liias, Pearson, Hobbs and Pedersen
Providing immunity for school bus drivers.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1568 By Representatives Reykdal, Pike, Sawyer, Springer, Walkinshaw, Riccelli, Ryu, Hunt, S., Robinson, McBride, Stanford and Pettigrew
Concerning dropout prevention through engaging youth in farming.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1570 By Representatives Gregory, Bergquist, Hunt, S., Reykdal, Kilduff and Ortiz-Self; by request of Governor Inslee
Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1591 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Johnson, Reykdal, Moscoso, Pollet, Santos, Bergquist, Peterson, Hunt, S., Sells and Gregerson
Concerning high school and beyond plans.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1614 By Representatives Reykdal, Santos, Dunshee, Sells, Moscoso, Pollet and Hunt, S.
Establishing comparable and professional wages for K–12 employees.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

HB 1615 By Representatives Appleton, Santos, Pollet, Moscoso, Reykdal, Sells, Hunt, S., Dunshee, Ormsby, Bergquist, Ortiz-Self and Fitzgibbon
Concerning post-retirement employment.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.

HB 1616 By Representatives Riccelli, Reykdal, Hunt, S., Moscoso, Dunshee, Pollet and Santos
Establishing competitive wages for beginning teacher salaries.
Referred to Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.