Roll Call

March 9, 2009

By Staff

 

ESHB 1018 – Modifying when a special election may be held passed the House 67 to 29. This bill changes the dates on which a county may hold special elections. The new dates include the second Tuesday in February, the fourth Tuesday in April and the third Tuesday in May. The bill eliminates the date in March and limits the May special election to tax levies that had previously failed in the same calendar year or new bond issues. Now in the Senate Government Operations and Elections Committee.

45th District — Rep. Glenn Anderson — R-Fall City — N

45th District — Rep. Jay Rodne — R-North Bend — N

441st District — Rep. Judy Clibborn — D-Mercer Island — Y

441st District — Rep. Marci Maxwell — D-Renton — Y

 

ESHB 1956 – Authorizes the housing of homeless persons on property owned or controlled by a church. Also prohibits a county, city, or town from enacting an ordinance or regulation that unreasonably interferes with the decisions or actions of a church regarding the location of housing or shelter for homeless persons on property the church owns or controls. In addition, housing of homeless persons on church property cannot be prohibited based upon the property’s proximity to a school or day care center. Passed the House by a vote of 56 to 41 and is now before the Senate Human Services and Corrections Committee.

45th District — Rep. Glenn Anderson — R-Fall City — N

45th District — Rep. Jay Rodne — R-4North Bend — N

441st District — Rep. Judy Clibborn — D-Mercer Island — Y

441st District — Rep. Marci Maxwell — D-Renton — Y

 

ESHB 1978 – Economic Stimulus through transportation funding passed in the House 67 to 28 and in the Senate 45 to 4. Adjusts the 2007-2009 Transportation Budget by reducing it from $7.4 billion down to $7.1 billion. Places $341.4 million in federal funding into the Transportation Budget. Delivered to the Governor and signed into law.

45th District — Rep. Glenn Anderson — R-Fall City — N

45th District — Rep. Jay Rodne — R-North Bend — Y

45th District — Sen. Cheryl Pflug, (R-Maple Valley) — N

441st District — Rep. Judy Clibborn — D-Mercer Island — Y

441st District — Rep. Marci Maxwell — D-Renton — Y

441st District — Sen. Fred Jarrett, (D-Mercer Island) — Y

 

SSB 5561 – Requiring carbon monoxide alarms in residential dwelling units. Requires all newly constructed buildings classified as residential occupancies be equipped with alarms by January 1, 2011, and all other buildings classified as residential occupancies be equipped with alarms by January 1, 2013. Passed 31 to 17 and is now before the House Local Government and Housing Committee.

45th District — Sen. Cheryl Pflug — R-Maple Valley — N

441st District — Sen. Fred Jarrett — D- Mercer Island — Y

 

ESSB 5768 – Funding and study for the replacement of the Alaskan Way Viaduct, passed by a vote of 43 to 6, requires the state to take the necessary steps to expedite the environmental review and design processes to replace the Alaskan Way Viaduct with a deep bore tunnel under First Avenue from the vicinity of the sports stadiums in Seattle to Aurora Avenue north of the Battery Street tunnel. Sets funding limits at $2.4 billion state funds with $400 million from tolling, and directs the WDOT to conduct a traffic and revenue study for a SR 99 deep bore tunnel for the purpose of determining the facility’s potential to generate toll revenue, due by January 2010. Now before the House Transportation Committee for further consideration.

45th District — Sen. Cheryl Pflug — R-Maple Valley — Y

441st District — Sen. Fred Jarrett — D- Mercer Island — Y

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