Rep. Thielen addresses SB966 – Uniform Mediation Act

RELATING TO THE UNIFORM MEDIATION ACT.
Report Title: Uniform Mediation Act
Description: Adopts the Uniform Mediation Act of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. (CD1)
4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Thielen voting no (1) and none excused (0).

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Rep. Gene Ward address SB1349 – High Technology; Research Activities; Tax Credit

RELATING TO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Report Title: High Technology; Research Activities; Tax Credit
Description: Reenacts the tax credit for qualified research activities to apply to taxable years from 2013 to 2019. Adds, amends, and deletes definitions. Establishes new reporting requirements. Requires DBEDT to conduct studies to measure the effectiveness of the tax credit and submit reports to the legislature. ( CD1)

4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Jordan, Oshiro, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Coffman voting no (1) and none excused (0).

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Rep. Ward addresses HB120 – Department of Health; Care Facility Inspections; Website Information

RELATING TO HEALTH.
Report Title: Department of Health; Care Facility Inspections; Website Information; Working Group; Appropriation ($)
Description: Requires the Department of Health to post on its website reports of all inspections at state-licensed care facilities occurring on or after January 1, 2015. Establishes a Working Group on Licensed Care Facilities. Appropriates funds. Effective July 1, 2013. (HB120 CD1)

4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, McDermott voting no (2) and none excused (0).

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Reps. McDermott, Thielen and Ward address SB1209 – Vending from Highways; Airspace

RELATING TO HIGHWAYS.
Report Title: Vending from Highways; Airspace
Description: Authorizes the director of transportation, upon application, to issue a written permit authorizing the applicant to vend in the airspace above a highway. (CD1)

4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with none voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Ing, Johanson, McDermott, Thielen, Ward, Wooley voting no (9) and none excused (0).

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Reps. Fale and Ward address HB 635 Broadband Permits; Automatic Approval; Construction

RELATING TO BROADBAND.
Report Title: Broadband Permits; Automatic Approval; Construction
Description: Requires the State and the counties to take action within sixty days for broadband-related permit applications, or the application will be deemed approved. Requires the State to take action within one hundred forty-five days for use applications for broadband facilities within the conservation district, or the application will be deemed approved. Establishes other requirements regarding broadband-related permits. Subjects weight load for utility poles to capacities established by the Federal Communications Commission and public utilities commission. Effective January 1, 2014. Repeals on June 30, 2018. (HB635 CD1)

4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 25 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 0 No(es): none. 0 Excused: none.
4/30/2013 H Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Johanson, Ward voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Ing, Lowen, Thielen, Wooley voting no (5) and none excused (0).

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Rep. Ward Addresses SB 1068 Money Transmitters; Fees

RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS.
Report Title: Money Transmitters; Fees; Bond; Division of Financial Institutions
Description: Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to require money transmitters to register with NMLS. Establishes procedures for a licensed money transmitter to surrender its license. Amends the bond requirement, the fee structure for services provided by the Division of Financial Institutions of the DCCA for the regulation of money transmitters, and the fine for violations of money transmitter regulations. (CD1)

Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Har voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Ing, Johanson, McDermott, Thielen, Ward voting no (9) and none excused (0).
4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none.

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Reps. McDermott and Fale address SB1068 – Money Transmitters; Fees

RELATING TO MONEY TRANSMITTERS.
Report Title: Money Transmitters; Fees; Bond; Division of Financial Institutions
Description: Authorizes the Commissioner of Financial Institutions to require money transmitters to register with NMLS. Establishes procedures for a licensed money transmitter to surrender its license. Amends the bond requirement, the fee structure for services provided by the Division of Financial Institutions of the DCCA for the regulation of money transmitters, and the fine for violations of money transmitter regulations. (CD1)

Passed Final Reading as amended in CD 1 with Representative(s) Har voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cabanilla, Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Ing, Johanson, McDermott, Thielen, Ward voting no (9) and none excused (0).
4/30/2013 S Passed Final Reading, as amended (CD 1). 24 Aye(s); Aye(s) with reservations: none . 1 No(es): Senator(s) Slom. 0 Excused: none.

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