Agenda for Monday, January 16, 2012

House Committees

Community & Economic Development & Housing Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
State Government & Tribal Affairs Transportation
Ways & Means

Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  01/16/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/12/2012 at 3:15 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2374 - Concerning associate development organizations.

Work Session:  Required reports to the Legislature.
  1. Microenterprise Development Program.
  2. Building Communities Fund.
  3. Department of Commerce Housing Reports.




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Health Care & Wellness -  01/16/12  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2306 - Authorizing the presentation of claims for payment for pathology services to direct patient-provider primary care practices.
  2. HB 2316 - Regarding the disclosure of health care information.
  3. HB 2317 - Financing hospitals by the health care facilities authority.
  4. HB 2341 - Concerning community benefits provided by hospitals.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. HB 2056 - Concerning assisted living facilities.
  3. EHB 2186 - Concerning licensed midwives ability to work with registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.



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Higher Education* -  01/16/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/13/2012 at 3:00 PM

Work Session:  Progress and challenges in higher education for students, advisors, and faculty.
  1. Public baccalaureate, community and technical college, and private and independent institution perspectives.




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Judiciary* -  01/16/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/12/2012 at 9:16 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2293 - Expanding consumer cooperative provisions under the nonprofit miscellaneous and mutual corporations act.
  2. HB 2251 - Removing provisions relating to subversive activities.
  3. HB 2308 - Regulating awarding of costs, including attorneys' fees, in actions challenging actions taken by professional peer review bodies.
  4. HB 2211 - Regarding adoptees' access to information, including original birth certificates.
  5. HB 2393 - Concerning employer reporting to the state support registry.
  6. HB 2287 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  7. HB 2279 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.



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State Government & Tribal Affairs* -  01/16/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/13/2012 at 5:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2174 - Regulating when incumbents may appear in public service announcements while campaigning for office.
  2. HB 2181 - Extending the age for service in the Washington state guard.
  3. HB 2219 - Addressing the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  4. HB 2222 - Allowing the state library to recover costs associated with research requests from persons who are not Washington residents.
  5. HB 2225 - Designating July 25th as patient safety day.
  6. HB 2285 - Making technical corrections to campaign finance laws.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2173 - Maximizing the use of lean strategies in state government.
  2. HB 2204 - Extending the time period for voter registration.
  3. HB 2205 - Allowing eligible youth at least sixteen years of age to register to vote.
  4. HB 2210 - Extending contribution limits to school board candidates.
  5. HB 2285 - Making technical corrections to campaign finance laws.
  6. HB 2181 - Extending the age for service in the Washington state guard.
  7. HB 2219 - Addressing the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  8. HB 2222 - Allowing the state library to recover costs associated with research requests from persons who are not Washington residents.



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Transportation* -  01/16/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/11/2012 at 5:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2234 - Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  2. HB 2240 - Concerning public improvement contracts involving federally funded transit facility projects.
  3. HB 2252 - Concerning proof of payment for certain transportation fares.
  4. HB 2270 - Concerning signage for automated traffic safety camera locations.
  5. HB 2280 - Establishing a yellow dot program for motor vehicles.
  6. HB 2283 - Modifying the display requirement for certain parking placards.



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Ways & Means -  01/16/12  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee (JLARC) report on Tax Preferences.
    1. Public comment.
  2. Supreme Court decision on the McCleary Case (K-1 2 education).



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