+ − Contact Information Email Address: Tarra.Simmons@leg.wa.gov Phone: (360) 930-8127 + − Committees (4) WA - Health Care and Wellness (House) Title: WA - Public Safety (House) Title: WA - Rules (House) Title: WA - Civil Rights and Judiciary (House) Title: vice chair + − Cosponsored Bills (113) WA - HB1016 Making Juneteenth a legal holiday. WA - HB1043 Concerning the audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact. WA - HB1044 Creating prison to postsecondary education pathways. WA - HB1047 Requiring coverage for hearing instruments for children and adolescents. WA - HB1054 Establishing requirements for tactics and equipment used by peace officers. WA - HB1061 Concerning youth eligible for developmental disability services who are expected to exit the child welfare system. WA - HB1070 Modifying allowed uses of local tax revenue for affordable housing and related services to include the acquisition and construction of affordable housing and facilities. WA - HB1072 Removing only one of the restrictions on the use of civil legal aid funds. WA - HB1073 Expanding coverage of the paid family and medical leave program. WA - HB1076 Allowing whistleblowers to bring actions on behalf of the state for violations of workplace protections. WA - HB1082 Concerning state oversight and accountability of peace officers and corrections officers. WA - HB1087 Clarifying the continuity of employee family and medical leave rights. WA - HB1088 Concerning potential impeachment disclosures. WA - HB1090 Concerning private, for-profit detention facilities. WA - HB1091 Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the carbon intensity of transportation fuel. WA - HB1092 Concerning law enforcement data collection. WA - HB1105 Concerning arrest protections for the medical use of cannabis. WA - HB1109 Concerning victims of sexual assault. WA - HB1117 Promoting salmon recovery through revisions to the state's comprehensive planning framework. WA - HB1119 Notifying students of courses with low-cost instructional materials and open educational resources at the four-year institutions of higher education. WA - HB1126 Limiting tolling of community custody terms. WA - HB1128 Concerning housing benefit districts. WA - HB1134 Concerning the disposition of forfeited firearms by the Washington state patrol. WA - HB1140 Concerning juvenile access to attorneys when contacted by law enforcement. WA - HB1141 Increasing access to the death with dignity act. WA - HB1153 Increasing language access in public schools. WA - HB1156 Increasing representation and voter participation in local elections. WA - HB1157 Increasing housing supply through the growth management act and housing density tax incentives for local governments. WA - HB1164 Addressing firearm safety measures to increase public safety. WA - HB1169 Concerning sentencing enhancements. WA - HB1174 Enacting the uniform electronic recordation of custodial interrogations act. WA - HB1182 Enhancing and expanding behavioral health and suicide prevention crisis response services. WA - HB1191 Ensuring equity in health coverage. WA - HB1201 Funding foundational public health services. WA - HB1202 Addressing meaningful civil remedies for persons injured as a result of police misconduct, including by allowing for an award of attorney fees in addition to damages and injunctive and declaratory relief. WA - HB1203 Concerning community oversight boards. WA - HB1204 Concerning the electrification of transportation. WA - HB1206 Protecting temporary workers. WA - HB1210 Replacing the term "marijuana" with the term "cannabis" throughout the Revised Code of Washington. WA - HB1212 Promoting the fair servicing and repair of digital electronic products to increase access to appropriate and affordable digital products, support small businesses and jobs, and enhance digital connectivity in Washington state. WA - HB1213 Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs. WA - HB1218 Improving health, safety, and quality of life for residents in long-term care facilities. WA - HB1219 Concerning the appointment of counsel for youth in dependency court proceedings. WA - HB1220 Supporting emergency shelters and housing through local planning and development regulations. WA - HB1223 Enacting the uniform electronic recordation of custodial interrogations act. WA - HB1236 Protecting residential tenants from the beginning to end of their tenancies by penalizing the inclusion of unlawful lease provisions and limiting the reasons for eviction, refusal to continue, and termination. WA - HB1242 Providing paid administrative leave for health care workers in time of declared public health emergencies. WA - HB1243 Addressing local infrastructure project areas. WA - HB1258 Concerning the operation, authorization, and permitting of microenterprise home kitchens. WA - HB1260 Concerning the development of the marijuana market. WA - HB1264 Establishing an equity impact statement for legislative proposals. WA - HB1267 Concerning investigation of potential criminal conduct arising from police use of force, including custodial injuries, and other officer-involved incidents. WA - HB1270 Establishing an educational grant program to promote confidence, public speaking, and leadership skills in students. WA - HB1272 Concerning health system transparency. WA - HB1273 Concerning menstrual products in schools. WA - HB1295 Providing public education to youth in or released from institutional education facilities. WA - HB1297 Concerning working families tax exemption. WA - HB1300 Addressing documentation and processes governing landlords' claims for damage to residential premises. WA - HB1310 Concerning permissible uses of force by law enforcement and correctional officers. WA - HB1311 Authorizing the issuance of substance use disorder professional certifications to persons participating in apprenticeship programs. WA - HB1312 Concerning solitary confinement. WA - HB1315 Creating a task force to identify the role of the workplace in helping curb domestic violence. WA - HB1318 Providing for equity and access in the community and technical colleges. WA - HB1323 Concerning the long-term services and supports trust program. WA - HB1336 Creating and expanding unrestricted authority for public entities to provide telecommunications services to end users. WA - HB1344 Allowing qualifying persons serving long sentences committed prior to reaching 25 years of age to seek review for possible release from incarceration. WA - HB1347 Concerning exceptional foster care maintenance payments. WA - HB1348 Providing medical assistance to incarcerated persons. WA - HB1349 Concerning peer specialists. WA - HB1352 Establishing a legislative task force on unclaimed property. WA - HB1356 Prohibiting the inappropriate use of Native American names, symbols, or images as public school mascots, logos, or team names. WA - HB1363 Addressing secondary trauma in the K-12 workforce. WA - HB1365 Procuring and supporting appropriate computers and devices for public school students and instructional staff. WA - HB1367 Revising 2019-2021 fiscal biennium appropriations of state and federal funding for previously implemented medicaid rates and other medicaid expenditures in the developmental disabilities and long-term care programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. WA - HB1369 Establishing wage liens. WA - HB1372 Replacing the Marcus Whitman statue in the national statuary hall collection with a statue of Billy Frank Jr. WA - HB1373 Promoting student access to information about behavioral health resources. WA - HB1383 Concerning respiratory care practitioners. WA - HB1395 Ensuring equity in farming. WA - HB1399 Reducing barriers to professional licensure for individuals with previous criminal convictions. WA - HB1406 Improving the equity of Washington state's tax code by creating the Washington state wealth tax and taxing extraordinary financial intangible assets. WA - HB1413 Scoring of prior juvenile offenses in sentencing range calculations. WA - HB1424 Concerning consumer protection with respect to the sale of dogs and cats. WA - HB1425 Expanding scholarships for community and technical college students. WA - HB1426 Specifying minimum continuing education requirements for administrator and teacher certificate renewals that focus on equity-based school and classroom practices. WA - HB1431 Encouraging youth participation in fishing and shellfishing. WA - HB1441 Prohibiting discrimination against prospective tenants for unpaid rent or eviction during the COVID-19 pandemic. WA - HB1443 Concerning social equity within the cannabis industry. WA - HB1444 Providing trauma-informed counseling and supports to students who were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. WA - HB1447 Concerning the garnishment of a debtor's wages, funds, or other property. WA - HB1450 Procuring, and supporting the use of, appropriate computers and devices for public school students and instructional staff by levying a tax on wireless devices. WA - HB1460 Closing the digital divide by establishing excise taxes on telecommunications services to fund the expansion of the universal service programs in Washington. WA - HB1464 Removing health care coverage barriers to accessing substance use disorder treatment services. WA - HB1468 Increasing student access to mental health counseling and services at community and technical colleges. WA - HB1474 Strengthening penalty and audit tools for employer violations in unemployment insurance. WA - HB1477 Implementing the national 988 system to enhance and expand behavioral health crisis response and suicide prevention services. WA - HB1490 Maintaining residential electricity and heating service for low-income households and households with people with disabilities. WA - HB1494 Providing housing safety, security, and protection for Washington families by creating the antidisplacement property tax exemption. WA - HB1496 Creating a more progressive tax system in Washington by enacting an excise tax on sales and extraordinary profits of high valued assets. WA - HB1499 Providing behavioral health system responses to individuals with substance use disorder. WA - HB1504 Modifying the workforce education investment act. WA - HB1515 Concerning security deposit waiver fees. WA - HB1525 Concerning enforcement of judgments. WA - HB1578 Responding to the State v. Blake decision. WA - HR4601 Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King. WA - HR4603 Celebrating Black History Month. WA - HR4606 Celebrating the Lunar New Year. WA - HR4607 Recognizing Presidents' Day. WA - HR4609 Honoring Japanese Americans who suffered relocation and internment during World War II. WA - HR4629 Honoring 100 years of the profession of physical therapy. WA - HR4631 Honoring the crew of the USS Nimitz. WA - HJR4204 Concerning a constitutional amendment providing for a residential real property exemption from property taxes levied for state purposes. WA - HJR4205 Adding a new section to the Washington state Constitution regarding the conservation and protection of the state's natural resources.