Morning update: Session Day 15

Staff reportsJanuary 27, 2014 

At the one-quarter mark of the legislative session, House leaders plan to bring several election-related bills to the floor.


A proposal by Rep. Kevin Parker, R-Spokane, seeks to help teachers identify homeless students as well as provide services to support students who might be homeless. House Bill 2373 will be heard in the House Education Committee at 1:30 p.m.

Legislation by Rep. Sam Hunt, D-Olympia, would place restrictions on handicapped parking. House Bill 2463 will have a public hearing in the House Transportation Committee at 3:30 p.m. 

Senate Bill 6238 would allow an individual who purchased a former state liquor store to sell its spirit license to a third party and relocate their business. Proposed by Sen. Jim Honeyford, R-Sunnyside, the legislation will have a public hearing in the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee at 1:30 p.m. 

The Senate Health Care Committee will hear testimony on legislation that would require the Department of Health to provide childhood immunization information to pregnant women. Senate Bill 6297 is proposed by Sen. Randi Becker, R-Eatonville. The hearing will take place at 10 a.m.

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