Agenda for Wednesday, January 23, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
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 Public Safety
Technology & Economic Development Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  01/23/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Department of Ecology update on exempt well management.
  2. Department of Agriculture Pesticide Management Division overview.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -  01/23/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) funding and online rules.
  2. The pupil transportation funding formula.
  3. Public comment on above agenda items.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology -  01/23/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update from the State Parks and Recreation Commission on Discover Pass revenues and agency budget implications.
  2. Update from the Department of Natural Resources on 2012 fire expenditures.
  3. Update from the Department of Ecology on the State Toxics Control Account operating revenues and expenditures.
  4. Update from the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Fish and Wildlife on state land management and the revenue derived from state lands.

Public Hearing:  HB 1006 - Removing the requirement that earnings from the Washington horse racing commission operating account be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services -  01/23/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Fiscal impacts and budget questions related to the Medicaid expansion allowed under the Affordable Care Act.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/23/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/18/2013 at 3:39 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1032 - Addressing portable electronics insurance.
  2. HB 1231 - Establishing continuing education requirements for engineers.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1012 - Increasing the penal sum of a surety bond required to be maintained by an appraisal management company.
  2. HB 1033 - Regulating the settling of certain insurer transactions.
  3. HB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  4. 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 -  01/23/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Briefing on counting military training for college credit and professional licensing requirements.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1079 - Regarding economic revitalization in urban growth areas.
  2. HB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts to solemnize marriages.



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Environment* -  01/23/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/18/2013 at 8:14 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1030 - Adopting the electric transmission line siting compact.
  2. HB 1181 - Requiring information on home energy efficiency to be included in residential home inspection reports.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/23/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/18/2013 at 1:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1019 - Regarding identification of requestors of public records.
  2. HB 1037 - Establishing a cost-recovery mechanism for public records sought for commercial purposes.
  3. HB 1198 - Requiring training of public officials and employees regarding public records and open public meetings.
  4. HB 1203 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.



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Higher Education -  01/23/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  The Higher Education Needs of Industry Part 2.
  1. The Higher Education Needs of the Energy Industry: Panel.
  2. The Higher Education Needs of the Agriculture and Viticulture Industries: Panel.
  3. The Higher Education Needs of the Biotech Industry: Panel.


Public Hearing:  HB 1048 - Regarding higher education governance.



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Judiciary -  01/23/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1118 - Revising the uniform interstate family support act.
  2. HB 1021 - Educating parents of the harmful effects of parental abduction.
  3. HB 1117 - Concerning the transfer of real property by deed taking effect at the grantor's death.
  4. HB 1115 - Concerning the Uniform Commercial code.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/23/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2013 at 2:27 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1023 - Extending apprenticeship utilization requirements.
  2. HB 1025 - Extending the application of prevailing wage requirements.
  3. HB 1026 - Requiring use of resident workers on public works.
  4. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  5. HB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  2. Bills previously heard in committee.



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Public Safety -  01/23/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1020 - Prohibiting level III sex offenders from residing in a community protection zone.
  2. HB 1047 - Concerning photographs, microphotographs, and electronic images from traffic safety cameras and toll systems.
  3. HB 1059 - Providing that a proclamation of a state of emergency is effective upon the governor's signature.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/23/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2013 at 11:02 AM

Work Session:  The impact of the life sciences sector on Washington's economy.



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Transportation -  01/23/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Mega projects status: North Spokane Corridor, State Route 99, State Route 520, Interstate 5/Columbia River Crossing.



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