Agenda for Wednesday, January 16, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Environment
Government Operations & Elections Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Technology & Economic Development Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  01/16/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. An introduction to regional fisheries enhancement groups.
  2. Update on recent changes to the habitat program at the Department of Fish and Wildlife.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology -  01/16/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of General Government agencies.
  2. Overview of Governor Gregoire's Budget Proposal for the Department of Corrections.
  3. Update from the Department of Corrections on community supervision budget implications.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services -  01/16/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of the committee.
  2. Review of agencies under the scope of the committee.
  3. Report on Health and Human Services Evidence Based Practices.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/16/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/11/2013 at 5:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  2. HB 1034 - Regulating the licensing of escrow agents.
  3. HB 1035 - Addressing title insurance rate filings.
  4. HB 1036 - Regulating service contracts.
  5. HB 1038 - Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  2. HB 1034 - Regulating the licensing of escrow agents.
  3. HB 1035 - Addressing title insurance rate filings.
  4. HB 1036 - Regulating service contracts.
  5. HB 1038 - Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  01/16/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the Department of Commerce's community development activities and related issues.
  2. Briefing on the Department of Commerce's Community Services Block Grant Program State Model Plan.
  3. Update on veteran's affairs activities and related issues.



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Environment -  01/16/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on energy and environment-related activities of the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER).
  2. Update on the University of Washington School of Law's energy policy research.
  3. HB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.

Public Hearing:  HB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/16/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/15/2013 at 3:25 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Overview and discussion of Campaign Finance and Disclosure Laws.
  2. Overview and discussion of Ethics Laws.



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Higher Education -  01/16/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Higher Education policy priorities for 2013.
  1. Public baccalaureate institutions and the Council of Presidents.
  2. Community and technical colleges and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  3. Faculty and Higher Education staff unions and associations.




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Judiciary* -  01/16/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/11/2013 at 3:28 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1000 - Providing immunity for health care providers following directions contained in a form developed pursuant to RCW 43.70.480.
  2. HB 1024 - Addressing service animals.
  3. HB 1031 - Concerning the collection of debts by attorneys.
  4. HB 1069 - Concerning the fair debt buyers practices act.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/16/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session: Workforce Development:  
  1. Overview of the Workforce Training and Education Board and report on Washington's Strategic Plan.
  2. Update on Washington's support of aerospace.



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Technology & Economic Development -  01/16/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Overview of International Trade and Regional Collaboration:
  1. The importance of international trade to Washington state.
  2. Trade successes and recommendations.
  3. Pacific Northwest Economic Region Beyond the Border Update.




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Transportation -  01/16/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Transportation legislative and budget process.
  2. Washington State Patrol - Introduction and update.
  3. Department of Licensing - Introduction and update.



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