Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Bill Summary 2-5-2021

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Bill NumberDescriptionStatusInterest
SB 5203Increases access and affordability of generic prescription medicationsS-Health & Longterm Care. Hearing: 1/29, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as support, Exec. Session 2/5Affordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5020Penalty on unsupported prescription drug price increasesS-Health & Longterm Care. Hearing: 1/22, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as support, testifed Keep Health Care Affordable
SB 5021Protects retirement benefits of furloughed public employeesS-Ways & Means. Hearing: 1/18, 4:00 - RPEC signed in as support, testified. Exec. Session: 1/28, 8:00Retirenment Security for all Washingtonians
SB 5096Capital Gains TaxS-Ways & Means. Hearing: 1/14, 4:00 - RPEC signed in as support, testifiedCorrect regressive tax code
HB 1406Wealth TaxH-Finance: Hearing: 2/2, 1:30pm - RPEC signed in as supportCorrect regressive tax code
SB 5142Establishing the profession of dental therapistS-Health & Longterm Care.Affordable health care for all retired public employees
HB 1272Concerning health system transparencyH-Health Care & Wellness: Hearing: 2/4, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as support, Exec. Session: 2/10, 8:00Affordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5188Creates state public bankS-Business, Financial Services, & Trade. Hearing: 1/28, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as support, Exec. Session: 2/9, 8:00Retirenment Security for all Washingtonians
HB 1111Closes tax break on non-profit hospital systems' investment incomeH-FinanceCorrect regressive tax code
HB 1073Expanding coverage of the paid family and medical leave programH-Labor & Workplace Standards. Hearing: 1/15, 8:00. Exec Session 1/27, 10:00 - RPEC signed in as supportCorrect regressive tax code
SB 5097Expanding coverage of the paid family and medical leave programS-Labor, Comm & Tribal Affairs. Hearing: 1/18, 9:00. Exec Session 2/3, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as supportCorrect regressive tax code
HB 1218Improving health, safety, and quality of life for residents in long-term care facilitiesH-Health Care & Wellness. Hearing: 1/28, 10:00 - Exec Session 2/10, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as supportAffordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5399Concerning the creation of a universal health care commissionS-Health & Long Term Care. Hearing: 2/8, 1:30Affordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5204Creating the whole Washington health trustS-Health & Longterm Care.Affordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5010Prohibiting the use of credit scores to determine rates for personal lines of insuranceS-Business, Financial Services, & Trade. Hearing: 1/14, 8:00 - RPEC signed in as supportKeep Health Care Affordable
HB 1277Providing for an additional revenue source for eviction prevention and housing stability servicesPassed H-Housing, Human Services & Veterans, referred to Approp. - RPEC signed in as supportImproves access to affordable housing
SB 5160Addressing landlord-tenant relations by providing certain tenant protections during and after public health emergencies, providing for legal representation in eviction cases, and authorizing landlord access to state rental assistance programsPassed S-Housing & Local Government, referred to Ways & Means - RPEC Signed in as SupportImproves access to affordable housing
HB 1032Early retirement for SERS & TERS plans 2 & 3.H-AppropriationsRetirenment Security for all Washingtonians
HB 1040One time PEBB open enrollment for TERS and SERS Plans 2 & 3 retireesH-AppropriationsRetirenment Security for all Washingtonians
SB 5322Prohibiting dual enrollment between school employees' benefits board and public employees' benefits board programsS-Ways & Means, Hearing: 1/28, 4:00, Exec. Session: 2/11, 4:00Affordable health care for all retired public employees
SB 5252Allowing new government employees the option of opting out of retirement system membership if the employee is age sixty or older when first hired, or when the employee's employer opts into retirement plan participationS-Ways & Means, Hearing: 2/8, 4:00Retirenment Security for all Washingtonians
HB 1093Making 2021-2023 fiscal biennium operating appropriationsH-Appropriations. Hearing: 1/14 3:30Protect PEBB Medicare Benefit, Full Pension Funding, Correct regressive tax code
HB 1094Making 2021-2023 fiscal biennium operating appropriationsH-Appropriations. Hearing: 1/14 3:30Protect PEBB Medicare Benefit, Full Pension Funding, Correct regressive tax code
SB 5091Making 2019-2021 fiscal biennium second supplemental operating appropriationsS-Ways & Means. Hearing: 1/14, 4:00Protect PEBB Medicare Benefit, Full Pension Funding, Correct regressive tax code
SB 5092Making 2019-2021 fiscal biennium second supplemental operating appropriationsS-Ways & Means. Hearing: 1/14, 4:00Protect PEBB Medicare Benefit, Full Pension Funding, Correct regressive tax code

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