Agenda for Wednesday, January 22, 2014

House Committees

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Government Accountability & Oversight
Government Operations & Elections Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Local Government
Public Safety Transportation

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -  01/22/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2207 - Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.

Work Session:  
  1. Spending update on additional institutional funding as appropriated in the 2013-15 Operating Budget.
  2. Update on the expansion of the Transitional Bilingual Instruction Program to include services for exited students.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology -  01/22/14  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Department of Corrections.
  1. Overview of capacity and current populations.
  2. Briefing on agency reports and implementation of budget provisos.
  3. Update on implementation of proposals from the 2013-15 Operating Budget.
  4. Update on implementation of changes from 2E2SSB 6204 (2012) and its impacts on the community supervision and violator populations.




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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services -  01/22/14  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Access to behavioral health services among state funded health and human service programs serving children and youth.
  2. Overview of behavioral health services for children and youth provided by state health and human service programs.
  3. Report on strategies, timelines, and costs for increasing the use of evidence-based and research-based practices for children and youth.
  4. Community perspectives on strengths and challenges of current behavioral health services available to children and youth.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/22/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 2:14 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2162 - Concerning body art, body piercing, tattooing, and permanent cosmetics.
  2. HB 2370 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.
  3. HB 2424 - Concerning self-service storage facilities.
  4. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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.
  6. HB 2023 - Allowing crowdfunding for certain small securities offerings.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/22/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 2:09 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2191 - Concerning compliance with inspections of child care facilities.

Work Session:  Child care licensing.

Executive Session:  HB 2165 - Concerning department of early learning fatality reviews (continued from January 20).



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Education* -  01/22/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 9:26 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2017 - Changing the deadline for notices of nonrenewal of contracts for certificated school employees.
  2. HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
  3. HB 1815 - Assuring that education-related information is appropriately provided to parents with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  4. 2SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  5. HB 2158 - Concerning dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement activities by educational service districts.

Public Hearing:  HB 2167 - Changing the date by which challenged schools are identified.



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Environment* -  01/22/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 12:14 PM

Work Session:  Oil transportation safety: Current state laws and programs.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2347 - Enhancing the safety of the transportation of oil.
  2. HB 2440 - Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/22/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/22/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 5:04 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1278 - Concerning prepaid postage for ballot envelopes.
  2. ESHB 1290 - Concerning ballot drop boxes.
  3. HB 1510 - Modifying write-in voting provisions.
  4. HB 2215 - Reconciling election laws.
  5. HB 2263 - Naming the chair and vice chair of state and county political committees.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1290 - Concerning ballot drop boxes.
  2. HB 1449 - Making specific prosecution and defense documents and materials exempt from public inspection and copying.
  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 2215 - Reconciling election laws.
  5. HB 2374 - Making nonsubstantive changes to procurement law.
  6. HB 2473 - Encouraging citizens to serve in the legislature by creating leave provisions for legislative service.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  01/22/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 1:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  2. HB 2328 - Modifying provisions governing the Washington state health insurance pool.
  3. HB 2339 - Concerning disclosure of health care information.
  4. HB 2451 - Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts.



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Higher Education* -  01/22/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 12:58 PM

Work Session:  Higher Education Performance and Results.
  1. Performance Results and Proposals for Public Baccalaureate Institutions.


Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2285 - Requiring a review of institution of higher education policies related to dual credit coursework.
  2. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.

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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Local Government* -  01/22/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 4:57 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1595 - Addressing the powers of initiative and referendum within counties that are not home rule charter counties.
  2. HB 2296 - Addressing duplicate signatures on petitions in cities, towns, and code cities.
  3. HB 2278 - Concerning interlocal agreements for ambulance services between fire protection districts and contiguous cities.
  4. HB 2297 - Changing the definition of public facilities to include roadway, traffic, and way-finding signage.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  2. HB 2186 - Concerning local government selection of the appropriate sewer systems as part of growth management.
  3. 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.
  4. HB 2213 - Creating a joint legislative task force to determine the most appropriate and effective delivery of electrical code adoption, rule-making, and inspection services.
  5. HB 2214 - Concerning the training of code enforcement officials.
  6. HB 2218 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.
  7. HB 2296 - Addressing duplicate signatures on petitions in cities, towns, and code cities.
  8. HB 2297 - Changing the definition of public facilities to include roadway, traffic, and way-finding signage.



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Public Safety -  01/22/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1171 - Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.
  2. HB 2194 - Concerning the offender score for domestic violence against a child.
  3. HB 2316 - Addressing earned second chances.



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Transportation -  01/22/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2100 - Creating Seattle University special license plates.
  2. HB 2219 - Concerning golf cart zones established by cities or counties.
  3. HB 2267 - Creating passenger-only ferry service districts.
  4. HB 2343 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  3. SHB 1814 - Concerning the agency council on coordinated transportation.
  4. HB 1902 - Creating intermittent-use trailer license plates.
  5. HB 2041 - Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.
  6. HB 2219 - Concerning golf cart zones established by cities or counties.



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