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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.
Senate Floor Activity Report Go to House Reports
The 2018 Regular Session of the 65th Legislature | February 23, 2018 | 47th day
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CO* Note Vote Bill No. Appointee Board/Commission Floor Action Action Date
1VoteSGA 9020FRANK E. FENNERTY, JR.Member, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
2VoteSGA 9025CAROL A. LIENMember, Board of Tax Appeals46-0-1-22/13
3VoteSGA 9050JOE M. TORTORELLIMember, Transportation Commission
4VoteSGA 9070BUD SIZEMOREMember, Gambling Commission46-1-0-22/12
5VoteSGA 9078ELIZABETH L. BAUMMember, Housing Finance Commission46-0-0-32/14
6VoteSGA 9086KEN A. LARSENMember, Housing Finance Commission46-0-0-32/14
7VoteSGA 9087WENDY L. LAWRENCEMember, Housing Finance Commission46-0-0-32/14
8VoteSGA 9092STEVEN M. MOSSMember, Housing Finance Commission46-0-0-32/13
9VoteSGA 9100RUSSELL HEPFERMember, Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council
10VoteSGA 9110CATHERINE SHAFFERMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission48-0-0-12/14
11VoteSGA 9117HESTER SEREBRINMember, Transportation Commission
12VoteSGA 9124SHIV BATRAMember, Transportation Commission
13VoteSGA 9128CHERYL C. ADAMSMember, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
14VoteSGA 9129JUDY GUENTHERMember, Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission
15VoteSGA 9131DON BONKERMember, Columbia River Gorge Commission46-2-0-12/14
16VoteSGA 9135TIM G. WETTACKMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
17VoteSGA 9138HAROLD W. WITHROWMember, Clover Park Technical College Board of Trustees
18VoteSGA 9149JOEL BENOLIELMember, University of Washington Board of Regents47-0-0-22/12
19VoteSGA 9170KAY M. BROWNMember, Pollution Control/Shorelines Hearings Board48-0-0-12/14
20VoteSGA 9183DEBORAH C. YOUNGMember, Transportation Commission
21VoteSGA 9185DEBORAH B. JENSENMember, Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council
22VoteSGA 9187PHILIP ANDERSONMember, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
23VoteSGA 9191JENNIFER R. ALBRIGHTMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission47-0-0-22/13
24VoteSGA 9197STANLEY J. RUMBAUGHMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission46-0-1-22/13
25VoteSGA 9206EVELYN P. YENSONMember, Clemency and Pardons Board
26VoteSGA 9222RUSSELL D. HAUGEChair, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
27VoteSGA 9225STEVEN S. MILNERMember, Parks and Recreation Commission48-0-0-12/14
28VoteSGA 9246OLLIE A. GARRETTMember, Liquor and Cannabis Board
29VoteSGA 9253TONY F. GOLIKMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
30VoteSGA 9260ELYSE M. BALMERTMember, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board47-0-0-22/12
31VoteSGA 9265J. A. VANDER STOEPMember, Chehalis Board
32VoteSGA 9266DENNIS J. MCLERRANMember, Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council
33VoteSGA 9268STEVEN MALLOCHMember, Chehalis Board
34VoteSGA 9271ALEJANDRO J. SANCHEZMember, Board of Tax Appeals
35VoteSGA 9288JAY J. MANNINGMember, Puget Sound Partnership Leadership Council
36VoteSGA 9291GREG B. MARKLEYMember, State Investment Board47-0-0-22/12
37VoteSGA 9292ALISHIA F. TOPPERMember, Housing Finance Commission46-0-1-22/12
38VoteSGA 9294LOWEL J. KRUEGERMember, Housing Finance Commission44-0-3-22/13
39VoteSGA 9304MICHAEL J. FENTONMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
40VoteSGA 9306PHILLIP R. LEMLEYMember, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
41VoteSGA 9312JENNIFER J. RANCOURTMember, Clemency and Pardons Board
* CO = Calendar Order. This is the order in which bills were put onto the calendar from the Rules Committee
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