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Bills Introduced February 2-6

Bills Introduced February 2–6

Bills Introduced Monday, February 2

SB 5745 By Senator Hargrove
Implementing Becca task force truancy reform recommendations.
Referred to Committee on HUMAN SERVICES, MENTAL HEALTH & HOUSING.

SB 5748 By Senators Litzow, Mullet, Fain, Dammeier, Hill, Rivers, Becker, King, Angel, Braun, Warnick and Bailey
Clarifying the teacher and principal evaluation process with the intent of strengthening the process.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5749 By Senators Litzow and Dammeier; by request of Superintendent of Public Instruction
Specifying that student growth data elements used in teacher and principal evaluations include state-based tools and delaying the use of the evaluation results in making human resources and personnel decisions until the 2016–17 school year.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5764 By Senators Fain, King, Hill and Rivers
Requiring the removal of graffiti from state-owned transportation facilities by the department of transportation within twenty-four hours of notice.
Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION.

HB 1900 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Johnson, Orwall, Muri and Lytton
Defining the role of the school counselor, social worker, and psychologist.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills Introduced Tuesday, February 3

SB 5787 By Senators Jayapal, Fain and McAuliffe
Concerning a model policy and procedures for language access by limited-English proficient parents of students.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5791 By Senators Darneille, Pedersen, McAuliffe, Conway and Chase
Concerning charter schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION

SB 5803 By Senators Dammeier and McAuliffe
Concerning the notification of parents when their children are below basic on the third grade statewide English language arts assessment.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5805 By Senators Rivers, Rolfes and Keiser
Concerning conflict resolution programs in schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5807 By Senators Litzow and Dammeier
Concerning targeted professional development for educators.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1941 By Representatives Gregerson, Muri, Santos, Orwall, Ryu, Hunter, Sells, Ormsby, Springer, Bergquist, Ortiz-Self, Kilduff, Moscoso, Peterson, Senn, Farrell, Hudgins, McBride, Fitzgibbon, Clibborn, Fey, Morris, Takko, Moeller, Wylie, Gregory, Walkinshaw, Riccelli, Hansen, Robinson, Kagi, Jinkins, Pettigrew, Lytton, Tharinger, Cody, Carlyle, Sawyer, Stanford, Goodman, Dunshee, Appleton and Tarleton
Providing for a simple majority of voters voting to authorize school district bonds at general elections.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1947 By Representatives Pollet, Walsh, Santos, Hunt, S., Orwall and Ortiz-Self
Establishing a comprehensive plan to expand learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes for students with disabilities or special needs using multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1950 By Representative Lytton; by request of State Board of Education
Eliminating the high school science assessment as a requirement for obtaining a certificate of academic achievement.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION

HJR 4210 By Representatives Gregerson, Muri, Santos, Orwall, Ryu, Hunter, Sells, Ormsby, Springer, Bergquist, Ortiz-Self, Kilduff, Moscoso, Peterson, Senn, Farrell, Hudgins, Fey, McBride, Fitzgibbon, Clibborn, Morris, Moeller, Takko, Wylie, Gregory, Riccelli, Walkinshaw, Hansen, Robinson, Kagi, Jinkins, Lytton, Tharinger, Goodman, Pettigrew, Cody, Carlyle, Sawyer, Stanford, Appleton, Dunshee and Tarleton
Amending the Constitution to provide for a simple majority of voters voting to authorize school district bonds at general elections.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills introduced Wednesday, February 4

SB 5814 By Senators Dammeier and Litzow
Concerning the Washington community learning center program.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5825 By Senators Mullet and Rolfes; by request of State Board of Education
Eliminating the high school science assessment as a requirement for obtaining a certificate of academic achievement.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1952 By Representative Pike
Concerning the transfer of school district territory initiated by school district boards of directors.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1960 By Representatives Sullivan, Hunt, S., Ortiz-Self and Pettigrew
Concerning the Washington community learning center program.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1971 By Representative Fey
Concerning charter schools.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1974 By Representatives Stambaugh, Sells, Muri and Klippert
Creating a pilot program to implement regional school safety and security centers.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1981 By Representative Pollet
Creating an elementary science education program pilot project.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 1983 By Representatives Pollet, Zeiger, Hunt, S. and Haler
Creating the TEACH pilot project of financial assistance for teachers taking basic skills and content tests for teacher certification programs.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills introduced Thursday, February 5

SB 5837 By Senator Miloscia
Concerning implementing lean management and Baldrige performance excellence principles in schools.
Referred to Committee on ACCOUNTABILITY AND REFORM.

SB 5850 By Senators Rivers, McAuliffe, Hill, Rolfes, Litzow, Mullet, Dammeier, Fain and Roach
Concerning restraint or isolation of students, including students with disabilities, in public schools.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

SB 5851 By Senators Frockt, Kohl-Welles, Miloscia and Liias
Concerning recommendations of the college bound scholarship program work group.
Referred to Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.

SB 5856 By Senators Frockt and Litzow
Creating a competitive grant program for high-quality, evidence-based outreach programs that improve high school graduation rates for college bound scholarship students.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 1991 By Representative Muri
Requiring employee organizations representing educational public employees submitting digital copies of their collective bargaining agreements to the public employment relations commission.
Referred to Committee on LABOR.

HB 1996 By Representatives Ortiz-Self, Bergquist, Gregerson and Walkinshaw
Requiring music education in elementary schools.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

Bills introduced Friday, February 6

SB 5859 By Senators Pedersen, Litzow, Fain, Rivers, Frockt, Jayapal, Kohl-Welles, Rolfes, Darneille, Mullet, Hasegawa, Keiser, Billig, Cleveland, Hobbs, Chase, Nelson, Warnick, King, Habib, Fraser, Miloscia, McAuliffe, Hargrove, Conway, Hill, Becker, Braun, Ranker, O’Ban, Liias, Bailey, Hewitt and Parlette
Concerning the school construction assistance program.
Referred to Committee on WAYS & MEANS

SB 5879 By Senator Billig; by request of Department of Early Learning
Concerning early intervention services for infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families.
Referred to Committee on EARLY LEARNING & K–12 EDUCATION.

HB 2006 By Representatives Moscoso, Kagi, Pettigrew, Appleton and Orwall
Concerning a model policy and procedures for language access by limited-English proficient parents of students.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.

HB 2019 By Representatives Muri, Magendanz and Stambaugh
Clarifying the teacher and principal evaluation process with the intent of strengthening the process.
Referred to Committee on EDUCATION.