Bill Alert 01/16/18

WA Legislature – BOUNDARIES – 16 Jan 2018

SB 6244 (House of rep/member election) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Providing for the election of members of the house of representatives from house districts within each legislative district.

WA Legislature – FIRE PROTECTION – 15 Jan 2018

SB 6213 (Occup. disease presumptions) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic  Addressing the presumption of occupational disease for purposes of workers’ compensation by adding medical conditions to the presumption and extending the presumption to certain publicly employed firefighters and investigators and law enforcement.

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Bill Alert 01/15/18

WA Legislature – GROWTH MANAGEMENT – 15 Jan 2018

SB 6186 (GMA/unplanned growth infra.) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic  Reforming the growth management act to provide infrastructure for unplanned growth in counties.

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Bill Alert 01/14/18

WA Legislature – GROWTH MANAGEMENT – 14 Jan 2018

HB 2584 (GMA gov. action assistance) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic  Providing assistance to victims of government actions originating as part of the implementation of the growth management act by the state or local governments.

HB 2560 (Family residential dev.) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Advancing the American dream by allowing increased family residential development in counties where the first-time buyer housing affordability index shows that housing is not affordable.

HB 2525 (GMA plan & reg. consistency) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Concerning consistency of growth management act plans and development regulations with the Revised Code of Washington.

WA Legislature – REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY – 14 Jan 2018

HB 2544 (Tax foreclosure/as-is sale) has been added to the REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY topic Requiring property sold in tax lien foreclosure proceedings to be sold as is.

HB 2475 (Construction defect claims) has been added to the REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY topic Concerning the tolling of construction defect claims.

HB 2536 (Noncollection of taxes) has been added to the COUNTIES topic Addressing noncollection of taxes by county treasurers.

WA Legislature – COUNTIES – 14 Jan 2018

HB 2507 (Employee recognition awards) has been added to the COUNTIES topic Concerning employee recognition awards.

WA Legislature – WATER – 14 Jan 2018

HB 2485 (Low-water landscaping) has been added to the WATER topic Encouraging low-water landscaping practices as a drought alleviation tool.

WA Legislature – FIRE PROTECTION – 14 Jan 2018

HB 2576 (Fire districts/annex & merge) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic  Allowing fire protection district annexations and mergers within a reasonable geographic proximity.

HB 2562 (Rangeland fire associations) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Concerning rangeland fire protection associations.

HB 2561 (Wildland fire adv. committee) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Concerning temporary duties for the wildland fire advisory committee

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Bill Alert 01/13/18

HB 2524 (Soil samples) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic WA Concerning soil samples in classifying agricultural and forestland.

HB 2518 (Mobile home parks/seniors) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Siting tenant-owned mobile home parks for senior citizens.

HB 2503 (Accessory dwelling units) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Concerning zoning regulations relating to accessory dwelling units.

WA Legislature – FIRE PROTECTION – 13 Jan 2018

HB 2508 (Fire service mobilization) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Repealing an expiration date that affects state fire service mobilization.

HB 2485 (Low-water landscaping) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Encouraging low-water landscaping practices as a drought alleviation tool.

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Bill Alerts 01/10/18

WA Legislature – FIRE PROTECTION – 10 Jan 2018

HB 2460 (Fire response incidents) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Concerning incidents requiring a municipal fire department or fire district response.

HB 2441 (Catastrophic wildfires) has been added to the FIRE PROTECTION topic Preventing and addressing catastrophic wildfires.

WA Legislature – CITIES AND TOWNS – 10 Jan 2018

SB 6109 (Wildland Urban Interface) has been added to the CITIES AND TOWNS topic  Concerning the International Wildland Urban Interface Code.

SB 6098 (Light duty vehicle emissions) has been added to the CITIES AND TOWNS topic Reducing climate altering emissions from light duty vehicles.

WA Legislature – WATER – 10 Jan 2018

SB 6091 (Water availability) has been added to the WATER topic Ensuring that water is available to support development.

SB 6089 (State gen. obligation bonds) has been added to the WATER topic Concerning state general obligation bonds and related accounts.

WA Legislature – COUNTIES – 10 Jan 2018

SB 6109 (Wildland Urban Interface) has been added to the COUNTIES topic Concerning the International Wildland Urban Interface Code.

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Bill Alerts 01/09/18

WA Legislature – GROWTH MANAGEMENT – 9 Jan 2018

SB 6121 (Higher ed. siting) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Siting of institutions of higher education and accompanying facilities.

SB 6091 (Water availability) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic Ensuring that water is available to support development

WA Legislature – BOUNDARIES – 7 Jan 2018

HB 2391 (Plane coordinate system) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning the Washington plane coordinate system.

HB 1770 (Trans. district boundaries) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning transportation benefit district boundaries including whole parcels.

HB 1961 (Urban growth area amendments) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic  Addressing urban growth area amendments.

ESB 5652 (Boundary review board action) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning actions by the boundary review board.

HB 1682 (Boundary review board action) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning actions by the boundary review board.

SB 5398 (Boundary line modification) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning modification of precinct and district boundary lines.

HB 1567 (Boundary line modification) has been added to the BOUNDARIES topic Concerning modification of precinct and district boundary lines.

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Bill Alert 01/08/18

SB 6077 (Minimum density standards) has been added to the GROWTH MANAGEMENT topic  Concerning minimum density standards for comprehensive plans adopted by cities required to plan under chapter 36.70A RCW.
SB 6077 (Minimum density standards) has been added to the CITIES AND TOWNS topic  Concerning minimum density standards for comprehensive plans adopted by cities required to plan under chapter 36.70A RCW.
HB 2382 (Surplus public property) has been added to the CITIES AND TOWNS topic Promoting the use of surplus public property for public benefit.
HB 1187-2017-18 Concerning water-sewer districts. 11 – January 8, 2018 – Referred to Local Government.
HB 1009-2017-18 Clarifying that the authority to mitigate environmental impacts under the state environmental policy act applies only to significant adverse environmental impacts. 07 – January 8, 2018 – By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
HB 1013-2017-18 Reducing overlap between the state environmental policy act and other laws. 07 – January 8, 2018 – By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
HB 1089-2017-18 Amending the schedule for updates to the comprehensive plan of Kitsap county. 16 – January 8, 2018 – By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
HB 1101-2017-18 Simplifying the population growth criteria for planning required by the growth management act. 06 – January 8, 2018 – By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
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