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House Bill 1536, Changing requirements for membership on community and technical college boards of trustees.
Passed the House on Jan. 22, 58-39
Rep. Steve Tharinger (Sequim)        Y
Rep. Kevin Van De Wege (Sequim)        Y

House Bill 1294, Prohibiting certain flame retardants in upholstered furniture or children’s products.
Passed the House on Jan. 22, 72-25
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1348 — Changing collective bargaining to provide additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
Passed the House on Jan. 24, 63-34
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1669 — Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education
Passed the House on Jan. 24, 86-11
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1251 — Increasing membership on the Opportunity Scholarship Board
Passed the House on Jan. 24, 61-36
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1279, Allowing motor voter pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds.
Passed the House on Jan. 27, 54-42
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1267, Changing voter registration deadlines.
Passed the House on Jan. 27, 59-37
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1413, Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.
Passed the House on Jan. 27,  53-43
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

House Bill 1313, Establishing minimum standards for paid sick and safe leave from employment.
Passed the House on Jan. 29, 52-45
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

Senate Bill 6523, Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students.
Passed the Senate on Jan. 31, 35-10
Sen. James Hargrove (Hoquiam)    Y

House Bill 2148, Concerning health plan coverage for a voluntary termination of pregnancy
Passed the House on Feb. 5, 55-44.
Rep. Tharinger        Y
Rep. Van De Wege    Y

Senate Joint Resolution 8213, SJR 8213. Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the Legislature to raise taxes
Failed in the Senate on Feb. 5, 2014, with 25 yes and 21 no votes (33 yes votes are required for passage)
Sen. Hargrove         N

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