2017 Legislative Bill Tracking

Bill   #SponsorCompanion   BillTitle/DescriptionStatus
HB 1169Orwall Enacting the student opportunity, assistance, and relief act.

June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status

SB 5074Frockt Aligning eligibility for the college bound scholarship program with the state need grant program.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1440Stonier Establishing a student loan bill of rights.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1978KilduffSB 5359Requiring annual reporting on the implementation of laws to streamline licensing processes for military service members and their spouses.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1057OrwallSB 5022Providing information to students about education loans.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1238Pollet Creating new full-time tenure track positions at the state's four-year public institutions of higher education.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1433StambaughSB 5592Decoupling services and activities fees from tuition.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5684Palumbo Creating the higher education infrastructure investment program.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1840PolletSB 5666Establishing the Washington promise program.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5316Fortunato 
 Concerning the removal of provisions that are no longer necessary for continued publication in the Revised Code of Washington.

July 6 - Governor signed. Chapter 25, 2017 Laws 3rd Special Session. Effective date 10/19/2017

HB 1561Frame Concerning open educational resources.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5820Wilson Concerning financial aid at institutions of higher education.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5100Bailey Requiring live financial literacy seminars for students at institutions of higher education.May 4 - Governor signed. Chapter 177, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.
SB 5826Hobbs Concerning eligibility for veteran or national guard tuition waivers.

April 25 - Governor signed. Chapter 127, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.

HB 1052Sawyer Repealing the requirement that credentialing authorities suspend a person's occupational credential for nonpayment or default of certain student loans.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1107Haler Eliminating the term "branch" as an identifying factor for extensions of the public institutions of higher education.April 19 - Governor signed. Chapter 52, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.
HB 1115BergquistSB 5070Concerning paraeducators.May 8 - Governor partially vetoed. Chapter 237, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.

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HalerSB 5069Providing associate degree education to enhance education opportunities and public safety.

June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status

HB 1130 HalerSB 5381Making the customized training program permanent.

April 17 - Governor signed. Chapter 21, 2017 Laws. Effective date 6/30/2017.

HB 1168Gregerson Supporting student success at community and technical colleges by increasing full-time faculty.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5832Wilson Creating an academic bill of rights.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5731Chase Requiring acceptance of additional high school equivalency tests.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1237Sells Modifying collective bargaining law to authorize providing additional compensation to academic employees at community and technical colleges.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5677Zeiger Creating a leasehold excise tax exemption for certain leasehold interests in facilities owned or used by schools, colleges, or universities.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1282TarletonSB 5183Concerning career and technical education funding.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1293Ortiz-Self Concerning witnessing a student's college bound scholarship pledge when efforts to obtain a parent's or guardian's signature are unsuccessful.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1304KilduffSB 5201Concerning individuals receiving both employment and community access services.

June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status

HB 2037Frame Reauthorizing the work group concerned with removing obstacles for higher education students with disabilities.May 4 - Governor signed. Chapter 175, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.
HB 2009Reeves Providing higher education support for gold star families.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1375Van Werven Providing students at community and technical colleges with the costs of required course materials.

April 21 - Governor signed. Chapter 98, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.

HB 1379Orwall Implementing a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1404TarletonSB 5285Conducting a workforce study of employment opportunities in the agriculture, environment, and natural resources economic sectors intended to provide educators with the information needed for informing students about employment opportunities in the studied fields.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1425Kilduff Creating the Washington next generation educational savings account pilot program.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1437Pollet Adding a faculty member to the board of regents at the research universities.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1439Pollet Regulating the institutions of higher education, including for-profit institutions and private vocational schools, to protect students from unfair business practices.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1737VolzSB 5525Concerning veterans' mental health services at institutions of higher education.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1452HolySB 5361Concerning the opportunity scholarship program.June 23 - Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading
HB 1488Hansen Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1499Pollet Creating protections and fairness for students in the student loan disbursement process.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1512Bergquist Expanding college bound scholarship eligibility.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5585Ranker Modifying the future teachers conditional scholarship and loan repayment program to increase the number of early elementary teachers.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5584Baumgartner Concerning college and university presidents.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status

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SpringerSB 5640Concerning technical college diploma programs.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1741SlatterSB 5526Concerning preparation data for use by the professional educator standards board.May 4 - Governor signed. Chapter 172, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.
HB 1768Stambaugh Concerning the Washington open educational resources pilot grant program at the state universities, regional universities, and The Evergreen State College.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1830Hudgins Creating the cybersecurity conditional loan program.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
HB 1861PolletSB 5631Concerning the University of Washington's alternative process for awarding contracts.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5713Palumbo Creating the skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and key training program.May 5 - Governor signed. Chapter 225, 2017 Laws. Effective date 7/23/2017.
SB 5028McCoy Requiring teacher preparation programs to integrate Native American curriculum developed by the office of the superintendent of public instruction into existing Pacific Northwest history and government requirements.June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status
SB 5064Fain Concerning freedom of expression rights of students at public schools and institutions of higher education.

June 21 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status

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