Roll call

April 6, 2009

By Staff

olympia-state-logo-20090100SSB 5136, which passed the House 62-35, provides that homeowner associations may not prohibit a solar energy panel on an owner’s property as long as it meets applicable health and safety standards and requirements imposed by state and local permitting authorities. It passed the Senate 45-0.45th 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

 

EHB 1464, which previously passed the House 63-32, would allow local government’s planning under the Growth Management Act to use rezoning and permit decisions, in addition to development regulations, to expand affordable housing incentive programs through residential, commercial, industrial or mixed-use types of development. It passed the Senate 26-19.

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

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

 

SB 5976, which passed the Senate 36-11, removes the sunset provision for the tire replacement fee making the fee permanent. It’s in the House Transportation Committee.

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

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

ESSB 5352 makes appropriations to the state’s transportation agencies and programs for the 2009-11 fiscal biennium. It passed the Senate 41-6 and is in the House for further consideration.

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

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

 

SSB 5904, which passed the House 63-34, creates a test for determining when a person is or is not an independent contractor and therefore entitled to prevailing wage. It passed the Senate 27-15.

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

 

Voting key — Y = Yes, N = No, E = Excused, NV = Not voting

Source: WashingtonVotes.org, a free, nonpartisan Web site to find plain-English explanations of bills and a record of each legislator’s votes. Learn more at www.WashingtonVotes.org.

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