Agenda for Tuesday, January 10, 2012

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Early Learning & Human Services
Education Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight
Labor & Workforce Development Local Government
Technology, Energy & Communications Transportation
Ways & Means

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/10/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/5/2012 at 3:29 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2214 - Concerning the regional management of mammalian apex predators.





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Business & Financial Services -  01/10/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  HB 2185 - Concerning deposit and investment provisions for the prearrangement trust funds of cemetery authorities.





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Capital Budget -  01/10/12  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Commission on State Debt recommendations.

Public Hearing:  HB 2168 - Concerning the capital budget.





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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/10/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/5/2012 at 11:18 AM

Work Session:  Department of Early Learning Reports:
  1. Background Check Sharing (HB 1903).
  2. Assessment of Subsidized Child Care Eligibility (SB 5921).






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Education* -  01/10/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/9/2012 at 9:20 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Brief synopsis of McCleary v. State decision.
  2. Update on implementation of HB 1521 and ESHB 1546 - Innovation Schools.
  3. Panel presentations from designated innovation schools.





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Education Appropriations & Oversight -  01/10/12  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the Race to the Top grant for early learning.
  2. Quality Education Council reports on transitional bilingual education funding and early learning.





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Environment -  01/10/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Update on the Puget Sound Partnership.





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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight -  01/10/12  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Health care coverage and the uninsured in Washington state.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/10/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/6/2012 at 8:41 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Introductions and review of committee procedures.
  2. Update from the Employment Security Department on unemployment benefit extensions.
  3. Updates from the Department of Labor & Industries and the Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals on structured settlements.





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Local Government* -  01/10/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/6/2012 at 8:11 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2152 - Clarifying timelines associated with plats.
  2. HB 2162 - Addressing appeal and permit procedures under the shoreline management act.
  3. HB 2201 - Addressing the use and governance of hearing examiners.





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Technology, Energy & Communications* -  01/10/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/5/2012 at 3:46 PM

Work Session:  Overview of telecommunications regulation and briefing on the recent Federal Communications Commission’s order.

Public Hearing:  HB 1711 - Regarding the provision of telecommunications services by public entities.





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Transportation -  01/10/12  3:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Governor's Supplemental 2012 Transportation Budget.
  2. Department of Transportation 2011-13 budget update.
  3. Department of Licensing 2011-13 budget update.
  4. Washington State Patrol 2011-13 budget update.





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Ways & Means -  01/10/12  3:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Health Care Authority’s K-12 Public School Employee Health Benefits Report.





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