Agenda for Tuesday, January 14, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Environment Finance
Government Operations & Elections Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Public Safety Technology & Economic Development
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/14/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 11:24 AM

Work Session:  Skagit Conservation District's farms, fish, and floods initiative.



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Appropriations* -  01/14/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/13/2014 at 5:35 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Office of Financial Management presentation of the Governor's 2014 Supplemental Operating Budget.
  2. Governor's proposal regarding purchasing behavioral health services.
  3. Governor's proposed State Health Care Innovation Plan.
  4. Children's Long-term Inpatient Program changes.



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Business & Financial Services -  01/14/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  2. HB 2135 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  3. HB 2136 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  4. HB 2140 - Concerning credit unions' mergers.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  01/14/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  State Repository for Native American History.

Public Hearing:  HB 2080 - Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities.



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Environment -  01/14/14  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  State Environmental Policy Act: overview and recent developments.

Public Hearing:  HB 2161 - Concerning mitigation fees for traffic impacts imposed under the state environmental policy act.



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Finance -  01/14/14  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of Local Government Finance - Finance Committee Staff.
  2. Report Due to Legislature on Tax Preference Performance Statements - Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee.
  3. Recommendations Due to the Legislature on Improving the Annual Accountability Survey and Report - Department of Revenue.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/14/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 2:14 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2105 - Promoting transparency in government by requiring public agencies with governing bodies to post their agendas online in advance of meetings.
  2. HB 2121 - Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.
  3. EHB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.



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Higher Education -  01/14/14  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  Higher Education Attainment Goals and Changing Demographics.
  1. The Ten-Year Roadmap for Higher Education: The Washington Student Achievement Council.
  2. Demographic Changes in Higher Education: The Washington Student Achievement Council, the Office of Financial Management, and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  3. Employers' Needs for Higher Education Qualifications.




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Judiciary* -  01/14/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/9/2014 at 4:10 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2055 - Concerning the recovery of costs in consumer protection actions.
  2. HB 2171 - Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.
  3. HB 2120 - Concerning actions for damage to real property resulting from construction, alteration, or repair on adjacent property.
  4. HB 2150 - Encouraging recreational access to private property.
  5. HB 2164 - Requiring evidence-based and research-based interventions for juvenile firearm offenders in certain circumstances.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/14/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Employment Security Department update.
  2. Department of Labor and Industries reports.
    1. Structured settlement program.
    2. Implementation of medical provider networks and expansion of COHEs.



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Public Safety -  01/14/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2107 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.
  2. HB 2116 - Reducing the penalty for possession of controlled substances.
  3. HB 2122 - Concerning sexually violent predators.
  4. HB 2057 - Modifying arrest without warrant provisions.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/14/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 11:18 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2112 - Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act.
  2. HB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
  3. HB 2176 - Concerning leased energy systems.
  4. HB 2183 - Maintaining a robust, clean, and job rich energy policy in the state of Washington that builds upon the goals created by the energy independence act.



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Transportation* -  01/14/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 3:07 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Focus on Trade: Metro - Seattle - North.
  2. The Executive Supplemental Budget Proposal.
  3. Budget and forecast outlook.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2071 - Authorizing expedited permitting and contracting for Washington state bridges deemed structurally deficient.
  2. HB 2086 - Concerning smoking in motor vehicles carrying minors.



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