Agenda for Tuesday, January 21, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Capital Budget
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* -  01/21/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 7:23 AM

Work Session:  China's suspension of shellfish imports from Washington.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2243 - Encouraging private landowners to allow public access to their land.
  2. HB 2354 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.
  3. HB 2405 - Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.



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Appropriations* -  01/21/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 8:33 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2407 - Correcting restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by a different state retirement system.
  2. HB 2437 - Clarifying employee eligibility for benefits from the public employees' benefits board and conforming the eligibility provisions with federal law.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1635 - Concerning disproportionate share hospital adjustments.
  2. SHB 2002 - Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  3. HB 2029 - Eliminating economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.
  4. HB 2407 - Correcting restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by a different state retirement system.
  5. HB 2437 - Clarifying employee eligibility for benefits from the public employees' benefits board and conforming the eligibility provisions with federal law.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/21/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 2:58 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2375 - Allowing appraisers to place a lien on property for unpaid balances for services rendered.
  2. HB 2381 - Creating an inactive certification, license, or registration status for real estate appraisers.
  3. HB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  4. HB 2452 - Addressing nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.
  5. HB 2523 - Revising provisions governing money transmitters.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1572 - Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.
  2. HB 2023 - Allowing crowdfunding for certain small securities offerings.
  3. HB 2141 - Addressing banks and trust companies.
  4. HB 2211 - Addressing surplus lines of insurance.
  5. HB 2134 - Addressing the notice given to owners of life insurance policies about alternative transactions.



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Capital Budget -  01/21/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2208 - Concerning heavy civil construction projects.
  2. HB 2224 - Concerning the 2013-2015 Supplemental Capital Budget.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/21/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 3:51 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1590 - Establishing a training program for managers of manufactured housing communities.
  2. HB 2168 - Concerning minimum room area and floor area square footage requirements for single-family residential areas.
  3. HB 2229 - Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.
  4. HB 2363 - Concerning home and community-based services programs for dependents of military service members.
  5. HB 2368 - Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.

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



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Environment* -  01/21/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 4:32 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2262 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  2. HB 2246 - Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2225 - Concerning the Milwaukee Road corridor.
  2. HB 2226 - Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.
  3. HB 2227 - Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.



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Finance* -  01/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 5:01 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2110 - Creating a uniform business and occupation tax rate.
  2. HB 2306 - Concerning current use valuation for farm and agricultural land.
  3. HB 2409 - Delaying the use of existing tax preferences by the marijuana industry to ensure a regulated and safe transition to the controlled and legal marijuana market in Washington.
  4. HB 2345 - Providing greater consistency in how nonprofit tax-exempt property may be used without jeopardizing the property's tax-exempt status.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/21/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 9:19 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1449 - Making specific prosecution and defense documents and materials exempt from public inspection and copying.
  2. HB 2374 - Making nonsubstantive changes to procurement law.
  3. HB 2473 - Encouraging citizens to serve in the legislature by creating leave provisions for legislative service.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1102 - Modifying ballot processing provisions.
  2. EHB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  3. HB 2105 - Promoting transparency in government by requiring public agencies with governing bodies to post their agendas online in advance of meetings.
  4. HB 2106 - Concerning primaries for county offices.
  5. HB 2121 - Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.



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Higher Education* -  01/21/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/20/2014 at 11:25 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 2352 - Establishing an online alternative credit degree program.

Work Session:  Higher Education Performance and Results.
  1. Student Achievement Initiative Results and Incentive Funding: The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  2. Report of the Technical Incentive Funding Model Task Force: Public Baccalaureate Institutions, the Council of Presidents, and the Office of Financial Management.


Executive Session:  HB 2109 - Concerning the development of residency training programs to recruit and retain primary care physicians in rural and underserved areas of the state.



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Judiciary* -  01/21/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 11:05 AM

Executive Session:  
  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.
  6. HB 2131 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.
  7. HB 2102 - Requiring a prisoner to seek authorization from a court before commencing a civil action against the victim of the prisoner's crimes.
  8. HB 2196 - Concerning the use of the judicial information system by courts before granting certain orders.
  9. HB 2197 - Concerning objecting to relocation in child custody cases.
  10. HB 2117 - Preventing breed-based dog regulations.
  11. HB 2169 - Creating the international commercial arbitration act.
  12. HB 2195 - Concerning involuntary medication for maintaining the level of restoration in jail.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2367 - Requiring internet notice of a trustee's sale.
  2. HB 2300 - Regarding valuables of guests, lodgers, and boarders of hotels.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/21/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  2. HB 2332 - Providing damages for wage violations.
  3. HB 2333 - Concerning the employee antiretaliation act.
  4. HB 2334 - Simplifying and enforcing employee status under employment laws to ensure fairness to employers and employees and address the underground economy.
  5. HB 2147 - Concerning voluntary independent contractor certification.
  6. HB 2258 - Simplifying and providing clarity to independent contractor tests for the construction industry.

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



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Public Safety -  01/21/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2124 - Concerning the continuity of government and operations in the event of an emergency, disaster, or attack.
  2. HB 2205 - Modifying mental status evaluation provisions.
  3. HB 2206 - Concerning the possession or use of alcohol, cannabis products, and controlled substances in sentencing provisions.
  4. HJR 4212 - Amending the state Constitution to provide continuity of state and local government during emergencies and disasters.



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Technology & Economic Development -  01/21/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Regulatory Issues Pertaining to the Bulk Shipment of Crude Oil to Refineries - Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission.

Public Hearing:  HB 2203 - Amending the definition of commercial airplane for specific tax preferences to include other types of commercial aircraft to encourage the migration of good wage jobs in the state.

Executive Session:  
  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 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 -  01/21/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2092 - Prohibiting the use of transportation funds for public works of art or artistic designs.
  2. HB 2111 - Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.
  3. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  4. HB 2348 - Concerning heavy haul industrial corridors.



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