The Washington State Senate Labor and Commerce Committee (WA Senate LBRC) considers issues relating to employment standards, industrial insurance, unemployment insurance and collective bargaining. The committee also considers regulation of business and professions and has oversight of commerce issues relating to alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and gaming.
Possible Executive Sessions
- HB 2614 – “Concerning paid family and medical leave.”
- HB 1056 – “Creating a task force to identify the role of the workplace in helping curb domestic violence.”
- HB 2308 – “Requiring employers to periodically report standard occupational classifications or job titles of workers.”
- HB 2374 – “Preserving the ability of auto dealers to offer consumers products not supplied by an auto manufacturer.”
- HB 2409 – “Concerning industrial insurance employer penalties, duties, and the licensing of third-party administrators.”
- HB 1841 – “Establishing minimum crew size on certain trains.”
- HB 2319 – “Concerning the sale of liquor in kegs or containers containing four gallons or more of liquor.”
- HB 2412 – “Concerning domestic brewery and microbrewery retail licenses.”
- HB 2511 – “Providing labor protections for domestic workers.”
- HB 2826 –
“Clarifying the authority of the liquor and cannabis board to regulate marijuana vapor products.”(removed Feb 25, 2020 10:30am following executive session during morning committee meeting)
- HB 2870 – “Allowing additional marijuana retail licenses for social equity purposes.” (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: “Allowing the issuance and reissuance of marijuana retail licenses under the social equity program.”).