Agenda for Thursday, January 17, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Government Accountability & Oversight
Government Operations & Elections Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
Labor & Workforce Development Local Government
Public Safety Technology & Economic Development
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  01/17/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Update from the Department of Natural Resources on fire suppression efforts, derelict vessel management, and the recent forest practices habitat conservation plan settlement agreement.



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Appropriations -  01/17/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Committee planning.
  2. Briefing on pensions.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/17/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/15/2013 at 12:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1033 - Regulating the settling of certain insurer transactions.
  2. HB 1012 - Increasing the penal sum of a surety bond required to be maintained by an appraisal management company.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/17/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/15/2013 at 9:02 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the Parks and Recreation Commission's activities and related issues.
  2. Overview of current housing issues.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/17/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WAKIDs) Implementation Update.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/17/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/10/2013 at 8:32 AM

Work Session:  Early Learning Programs - Overview.



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Education -  01/17/13  8:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Early Learning & Human Services
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Washington Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (WAKIDs) Implementation Update.



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Education -  01/17/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. K-12 Student Data System: Update on Student Longitudinal Data System.
  2. Education Research and Data Center: Current Projects and Update on P-20 Longitudinal Data System Project.



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Environment -  01/17/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update from the Aviation Biofuels Work Group.
  2. Energy conservation under the Energy Independence Act.
  3. Carbon dioxide recovery to methanol.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/17/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/14/2013 at 3:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1001 - Creating a beer and wine theater license.
  2. HB 1008 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  3. HB 1009 - Prohibiting certain liquor self-checkout machines.



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Government Operations & Elections -  01/17/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview and discussion of election laws.
  2. Update on the Department of Enterprise Services.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/17/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of the Department of Social and Health Services programs related to long-term care and mental health.
  2. Overview of the Health Care Authority.
  3. Bree Collaborative Update.



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Higher Education* -  01/17/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/15/2013 at 3:41 PM

Work Session:  Higher Education policy priorities for 2013.
  1. Higher Education System and Funding Overview: OPR Staff.
  2. The Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.
  3. Private and independent institutions.
  4. Private career colleges.




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Judiciary* -  01/17/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/14/2013 at 9:36 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1027 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.
  2. HB 1029 - Concerning private road maintenance agreements.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/17/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session: Workplace Safety:  
  1. Overview of the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act.
  2. Pesticide drift.
  3. Health care worker safety and fatigue.



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Local Government -  01/17/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. An overview of Washington cities.
  2. An overview of Washington counties.
  3. Overview of the Shoreline Management Act.
  4. Overview of the State Environmental Policy Act.



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Public Safety* -  01/17/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/14/2013 at 3:58 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1018 - Expanding criminal penalties for assault.



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Technology & Economic Development -  01/17/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Overviews, issues, and priorities of Economic Development Stakeholders.



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Technology & Economic Development -  01/17/13  6:00 pm

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

Work Session:  Overviews, issues, and priorities of Economic Development Stakeholders.



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Transportation* -  01/17/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/16/2013 at 5:24 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Port Association - Introduction to ports and 2013 priorities.
  2. Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board - Introduction and update.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1007 - Concerning the covering of loads on public highways.
  2. HB 1028 - Modifying a portion of the scenic and recreational highway on state route number 410.



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