Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Final 2019 Legislative Bill Status Report 5-3-2019

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Bill NumberDescriptionStatusRPEC PostionInterest
HB 1390/ SB 5400Providing a one-time 3% increase, capped at $62.50 per month to PERS/TRS Plan 1 membersFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities
HB 1085/ SB 5469Requiring the State to cover at least 50% of the monthly premium for Medicare-eligible retirees under PEBBFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities/Resolution
SB 5360Addressing plan membership default provisions in the public employees' retirement system, the teachers' retirement system, and the school employees' retirement systemPassed Senate, Passed House, awaiting Gov's SignatureSupportLegislative Priorities
HB 1065Protecting consumers from charges for out-of-network health care servicesPassed Senate, Passed House, awaiting Gov's SignatureSupportLegislative Priorities
HB 1172/ SB 5314Assisting Washington families by improving the fairness of the state's tax system by enacting a capital gains tax and providing property tax reliefFailed to AdvanceSupportConvention Resolution
SB 5625Allowing medicare supplemental insurance premiums to be deducted from the calculation of disposable income for the purpose of qualifying for senior property tax programsFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities
SB 5541Creating a state revenue reform task force.Failed to AdvanceSupportConvention Resolution
HB 1132/ SB 5178Concerning early retirement options for members of the teachers' retirement system and school employees' retirement system plans 2 and 3Failed to AdvanceWatchLegislative Priorities
SB 5184Concerning prescription coverage and the use of nonresident pharmacies.Failed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities
HB 1220/ SB 5275Adding a nonvoting representative from the office of the insurance commissioner to the public employees' benefits board.Failed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
HB 1224Concerning prescription drug cost transparencyPassed Senate, Passed House, awaiting Gov's SignatureSupportLegislative Prorities
SB 5292Concerning prescription drug cost transparencyFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities
SB 5251Concerning prescription drug cost transparencyFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
HB 1608/ SB 5542Protecting patient careFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
HB 1296/ SB 5796Concerning continuing care retirement communitiesFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
SB 5335/ HB 1414Paying state retirement benefits until the end of the month in which the retiree or beneficiary diesFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
HB 1408/ SB 5661Clarifying the written consent requirement for survivorship benefit optionsSigned into LawSupportLegislative Prorities
SB 5350/ HB 1413Concerning the purchase of an optional life annuity benefit for certain public retirement system membersSigned into LawSupportLegislative Prorities
SB 5822/ HB 1877Providing a pathway to establish a universal health care system for the residents of Washington stateFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Prorities
SB 5526Increasing the availability of quality, affordable health coverage in the individual market.Passed Senate, Passed House, awaiting Gov's SignatureSupportLegislative Priorities
HB 1765Concerning medical deductions for calculating disposable incomeFailed to AdvanceSupportLegislative Priorities
SB 5781Addressing health insurance mandates in the individual and small group marketsFailed to AdvanceOpposeLegislative Priorities

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