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Information regarding definitions of terms and column headings used in the far.

Calendar Types

Regular Calendar (Senate)
List of general bills to be heard on the Floor for the day
Floor Calendar (House)
List of general bills to be heard on the Floor for the day
Dispute Calendar (Senate)
List of bills in which the chambers don’t agree
Concurrence Calendar (Senate)
List of bills in which the chambers agree
Concurrence/Dispute Calendar (House)
Combined lists of bills in which the chambers either agree or don’t agree
Conference Calendar (House/Senate)
When House/Senate can’t come to an agreement a conference committee is created to resolve the issue. This calendar contains the bills considered by the Conference Committee.
Gubernatorial Calendar (Senate)
List of gubernatorial appointments
Suspension Calendar (House)
List of bills which will have little or no debate and if there are amendments, they are small and technical.
Consent Calendar (Senate)
List of bills which will have little or no debate and if there are amendments, they are small and technical.
Order of Consideration (House/Senate)
List of bills shown in the order that they are considered on the House/Senate floor

Flag Abbreviations and Other Symbols

Flag Abbreviations and Other Symbols
Abbreviation Description
a Amended
$ Appropriations bill
f State fiscal note
d Department sponsor
e Governor sponsor
b Joint Legislative Audit & Review Committee (JLARC) sponsor
o Other sponsor
# Local fiscal note
c Companion bill
A (next to bill #) Floor amendment
C (next to bill #) Committee amendment

Calendar and Chamber Activity categories in the FAR

Calendar and Chamber Activity categories in the FAR
Calendar for current bills
The calendar that contains the bill currently being debated on the Floor (this may not reflect today’s date, as calendars can be reused for multiple days)
Selected calendar
The calendar you selected to view from the FAR
Current Chamber Activity
House/Senate Display Boards, the bill currently on the floor, and the bill to be discussed next (if it has been specified)
Current working calendars
The active version of all calendars for the current day
Previous Calendars
Calendars that were previously displayed in the FAR

Columns

CO
This is the order in which bills were put onto the calendar from the Rules Committee
Added to List
Date that a bill was added to the Floor Activity Report
Flag
Special notations about a bill (see legend)
Rdg
Applicable reading of the bill:
1st reading: Bill Introduction
2nd reading: Floor discussion
3rd reading: Floor vote on final passage
NOTE: 2nd and 3rd readings may be combined for a bill
Description
Description of the bill
Chair/Sponsor
Chair=Chair of the committee to which the bill is introduced; Sponsor=Prime sponsor of bill
Pg#
In the Senate, this refers to which page in the printed calendar the bill report appears.
Floor Action
How the chamber voted on the bill—click the link to view the roll call
Action Date
Date roll call was taken on the bill
Committee Info
Abbreviated actions taken by a committee e.g., CB DPS11 means that a substitute of the bill (DPS) was passed by eleven members of the Capital Budget (CB) committee
Go to Help with Abbreviations to view descriptions of other legislative acronyms, such as committees, sponsors, and bill versions.
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Floor Calendar for 1/23/2020
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CO Note Vote Amd Added to List Bill No. Flag Rdg Description Sponsor Committee Info Floor Action Action Date
1VoteA1/14/2020HB 1317f c2ndDental therapistsCody,TharingerAPP DPS18 DNP14
2VoteA1/21/2020SHB 1010f 2ndForfeited firearms/WSPSenn,LovickCRJ DPS9 DNP656-42-0-01/23
3Vote1/21/2020HB 1159f # c2ndDefinition of theftGriffey,GoodmanPS DP11
4Vote1/21/2020HB 11652ndLow-water landscapingOrwall,DentCB DP14 DNP9
5VoteA1/21/2020HB 1376c2ndMistreatment/faith exemptionSells,KlippertCRJ DP10 DNP3 w/oRec2
6Vote1/21/2020HB 1395f c2ndDirect contractor liabilityPellicciotti,HansenAPP DPS(LAWS)19 DNP12
7Vote1/21/2020HB 1435c2ndCultural access programsSpringer,StokesbaryHOUS DP9
8VoteA1/21/2020HB 1551f # c2ndCommunicable disease controlCody,StonierHCW DPS9 DNP6
9Vote1/21/2020HB 1630f c2ndNaturopathyDeBolt,MacriHCW DPS11 DNP4
10VoteA1/21/2020HB 16942ndTenants/installment paymentsMorgan,MacriCRJ DP9 DNP4 w/oRec2
11Vote1/21/2020HB 1718f # 2ndExisting resources/local govVolz,SennFIN DP10 DNP3
12Vote1/21/2020HB 1750# 2ndCounty sheriff vacanciesMosbrucker,LovickLG DP7
13Vote1/21/2020HB 19832ndNatural resource managementMaycumber,KretzRDAN DP13 DNP1
14Vote1/21/2020EHB 10583rdMotorcycle parking methodsIrwin,Blake
15VoteA1/21/2020HB 1187f # 3rdFish habitat projectsDent,Blake
16Vote1/21/2020ESHB 1332f # 3rdEnergy site eval. councilENVI(Wylie)
17VoteA1/21/2020SHB 1520f # 3rdBallot envelope datesSGOV(Morgan)
18Vote1/21/2020SHB 17153rdWithholding of transcriptsED(Entenman)
19Vote1/21/2020HB 2033f 3rdMandatory reporting of abuseChambers,Paul
* CO = Calendar Order. This is the order in which bills were put onto the calendar from the Rules Committee
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