Agenda for Thursday, January 16, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Early Learning & Human Services
Education Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Technology & Economic Development
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/16/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/15/2014 at 9:18 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2099 - Extending the expiration date for reporting requirements on timber purchases.
  2. HB 2126 - Creating the community forest trust account.



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Appropriations -  01/16/14  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Update on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act in Washington State.
  1. Medicaid expansion.
  2. Health benefits exchange.




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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/16/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 1:16 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.
  2. HB 2115 - Concerning the composition of the officer promotion board.
  3. HB 2129 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  4. HB 2130 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  5. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/16/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2165 - Concerning department of early learning fatality reviews.

Work Session:  Overview of the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers program from the Department of Early Learning and the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.



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Education -  01/16/14  10:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Health Care & Wellness
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Promoting health for students in schools.



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Education -  01/16/14  11:00 am

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

Work Session:  Expanded Learning Opportunities Through School and Community Partnerships.

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  2. HB 2158 - Concerning dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement activities by educational service districts.



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Finance* -  01/16/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 3:38 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2118 - Concerning student parking fees collected by school districts.
  2. HB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  3. HB 2204 - Reestablishing the rural county sales and use tax exemption program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1170 - Modifying the income thresholds for the exemption and deferral property tax relief programs for senior citizens and persons retired because of physical disability.
  2. HB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  3. SHB 1960 - Establishing benefit assessment charges for metropolitan park districts.



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Government Accountability & Oversight -  01/16/14  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  2. HB 1161 - Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.
  3. HB 1711 - Allowing multiple liquor licenses at the same physical premises.
  4. HB 1742 - Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  5. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/16/14  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  Promoting health for students in schools.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/16/14  11:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2108 - Concerning hearing instrument fitter/dispensers.
  2. HB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.



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Judiciary* -  01/16/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/10/2014 at 11:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2131 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.
  2. HB 2102 - Requiring a prisoner to seek authorization from a court before commencing a civil action against the victim of the prisoner's crimes.
  3. HB 2196 - Concerning the use of the judicial information system by courts before granting certain orders.
  4. HB 2197 - Concerning objecting to relocation in child custody cases.
  5. HB 2117 - Preventing breed-based dog regulations.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/16/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2152 - Addressing industrial insurance requirements and options for owners and lessees of for hire vehicles, limousines, and taxicabs.



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Local Government* -  01/16/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/15/2014 at 10:46 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 2170 - Providing an additional method for water-sewer districts to disburse funds.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  2. HB 2114 - Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities.
  3. HB 2170 - Providing an additional method for water-sewer districts to disburse funds.
  4. HB 2186 - Concerning local government selection of the appropriate sewer systems as part of growth management.
  5. HB 2187 - Extending the date by which counties participating in the voluntary stewardship program must review and, if necessary, revise development regulations that apply to critical areas in areas used for agricultural activities.
  6. HB 2188 - Authorizing the annexation of territory outside of, contiguous to, and that receives services from a diking district.
  7. HB 2189 - Concerning the administration and operation of flood control districts.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/16/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/14/2014 at 4:26 PM

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 2178 - Concerning unmanned aircraft.
  3. HB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  4. HB 2180 - Enacting the digital world privacy act.



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Transportation -  01/16/14  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Washington State Department of Transportation - Project Cost Efficiencies Study: Report.



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