- Associated Press - Monday, March 28, 2016

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Washington’s Senate on Monday voted to pass 27 bills with enough support to override vetoes by Gov. Jay Inslee, who struck down the measures when a supplemental budget deal wasn’t reached before the end of the 60-day legislative session in early March.

The House will now consider whether to override the vetoed bills too, which requires a two-thirds majority vote. The last time the Legislature overturned a gubernatorial veto was in 1998.

Inslee in a statement said he welcomed the veto overrides with news of progress in budget talks. Lawmakers announced a supplemental budget agreement Monday afternoon, in the third week of an overtime special session.

Here are the bills re-approved by the Senate:

-Senate Bill 5145: Requires at least one member of the state’s Health Technology Clinical Committee to be appointed by the Washington State Medical Association or the Washington State Osteopathic Medical Association.

-Senate Bill 5265: Adds an exception to the list of instances when public money can be deposited outside of Washington.

-Senate Bill 5458: Allows local health districts to act as custodians of their money and grants health districts other powers.

-Senate Bill 5549: Allows the state Department of Health to charge registration fees for pharmacy assistants.

-Senate Bill 5767: Authorizes county treasurers to accept electronic payments for payments of any kind and lets treasurers charge processing fees.

-Senate Bill 6148: Adds trailers, recreational vehicles and campers to the list of vehicles that may be towed or removed from a self-service storage facility if the owner of the vehicle defaults on a rent payment.

-Senate Bill 6162: Lets the state’s Invasive Species Council operate for an extra five years, until June 30, 2022.

-Senate Bill 6170: Exempts financial and commercial information about a city employee retirement board’s investment in private funds from the state’s open records law under certain circumstances.

-Senate Bill 6177: Puts the state liquor and cannabis board in charge of approving marijuana research projects.

-Senate Bill 6196: Alters the administrative process for how the state Utilities and Transportation Commission manages deposits and cost reimbursements of the Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council.

-Senate Bill 6206: Authorizes growth of industrial hemp as part of a research program.

-Senate Bill 6220: Aims to maximize the state’s use of federal economic development funding opportunities to promote economic development.

-Senate Bill 6281: Alters the state’s Uniform Athlete Agent Act in a number of ways.

-Senate Bill 6284: Bars municipal water-sewer districts from prohibiting multipurpose fire sprinkler systems in single-family homes and townhomes.

-Senate Bill 6290: Updates, organizes and clarifies laws relating to the state’s Apple commission.

-Senate Bill 6326: Requires a vehicle dealer to keep paper records of the purchase and sale or lease of all vehicles for one year before they can be stored only as electronic records.

-Senate Bill 6341: Allows a marijuana producer or processer to give pot retailers branded promotional items worth $30 or less.

-Senate Bill 6342: Alters some aspects of private activity bond allocation such as decreasing the bond cap for student loans to five percent.

-Senate Bill 6354: Requires four-year college programs in the state to work with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges to create plans for allowing transfers of academic credits from four-year schools to community and technical colleges.

-Senate Bill 6398: Directs the state Board of Health to consider new standards for the storage of Asian rice noodles and Korean rice cakes.

-Senate Bill 6401: Requires certain businesses to keep commercial fishing records.

-Senate Bill 6466: Creates a work group aimed at removing barriers to higher education for students with disabilities.

-Senate Bill 6491: Allows the Secretary of State to certify the authenticity of the signature of a state public official as well as notary publics in certain circumstances.

-Senate Bill 6498: Gives sponsors of addicts in recovery legal protection from testifying in a civil court action or proceeding about anything said in their conversations.

-Senate Bill 6569: Requires the state Department of Health to create a task force to study patient out-of-pocket costs.

-Senate Bill 6606: Clarifies the definition of a wholesale vehicle dealer, and bars wholesale dealers from having offices with three or more wholesale or retail dealers in the same building.

-Senate Bill 6633: Allows the Washington Marine Resources Advisory Council to continue meeting for another five years, ending in June of 2022.

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