Agenda for Thursday, January 23, 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* -  01/23/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 3:03 PM

Work Session:  Recent water law developments.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2458 - Concerning invasive species.
  2. HB 2459 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  3. HB 2460 - Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2099 - Extending the expiration date for reporting requirements on timber purchases.
  2. HB 2126 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  3. HB 1135 - Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.





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Appropriations* -  01/23/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/22/2014 at 5:49 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  2. HB 2408 - Removing the statutory provision that allows members of plan 3 of the public employees' retirement system, school employees' retirement system, and teachers' retirement system to select a new contribution rate option each year.
  3. HB 2436 - Creating the public employees' benefits board benefits account.
  4. HB 2456 - Correcting the expiration date of a definition of firefighter.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/23/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 4:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2277 - Concerning the Washington state historical society.
  2. HB 2390 - Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.
  3. HB 2466 - Concerning Indian tribes and dental health aide therapy services.
  4. HB 2415 - Creating a temporary homeless status certification.
  5. HB 2462 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.

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.
  6. HB 2368 - Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.





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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/23/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 3:41 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2377 - Concerning improving quality in the early care and education system. (If measure is referred to committee.)
  2. HB 2377 - Improving quality in the early care and education system.

Executive Session:  HB 2282 - Changing provisions relating to the early learning advisory council.





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Education* -  01/23/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 1:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2181 - Authorizing and supporting career and college ready graduation requirements adopted by the state board of education.
  2. HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
  3. HB 2242 - Implementing selected education reforms using recommendations from the quality education council's 2014 report to the legislature.
  4. HB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  5. HB 2531 - Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.





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Finance* -  01/23/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 5:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2201 - Improving fiscal accountability and transparency standards with respect to state tax preferences.
  2. HB 2309 - Providing fairness and flexibility in the payment of property taxes.
  3. HB 2212 - Concerning the creation of cultural access programs.
  4. HB 2349 - Concerning community redevelopment financing in apportionment districts.
  5. HJR 4214 - Providing for community redevelopment financing in apportionment districts.





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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/23/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 7:46 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2364 - Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.
  2. HB 2411 - Creating a tax stamp system for the sale of recreational marijuana.
  3. HB 2302 - Concerning snack bar licenses.
  4. HB 2303 - Encouraging safe and responsible sales of marijuana by authorizing the use of minors in compliance checks and addressing identification and manufacturing.
  5. HB 2305 - Concerning the regulation of alcoholic beverages.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1161 - Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.
  2. HB 1742 - Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  3. HB 2098 - Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  4. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  5. HB 2279 - Authorizing alternative sources for the state lottery.
  6. HB 2280 - Authorizing the state lottery to provide scratch tickets as a promotional activity.
  7. HB 2281 - Addressing state lottery efficiency.





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Health Care & Wellness* -  01/23/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 2:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2320 - Concerning adult family homes.
  2. HB 2430 - Concerning athletic trainers.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2061 - Clarifying the requirements for health plans offered outside of the exchange.
  2. HB 2108 - Concerning hearing instrument fitter/dispensers.
  3. HB 2127 - Concerning the authority of medical program directors.
  4. HB 2139 - Creating a quality improvement program for the licensees of the medical quality assurance commission.
  5. HB 2148 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.
  6. HB 2149 - Concerning medical marijuana.
  7. HB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  8. HB 2351 - Concerning the practice of out-of-state health care professionals volunteering in Washington.
  9. ESHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.





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Judiciary* -  01/23/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 11:06 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.
  2. HB 1694 - Establishing a residential schedule adjustment for determinations of child support obligations.
  3. HB 2235 - Creating effective and timely access to magistrates for purposes of reviewing search warrant applications.
  4. HB 2353 - Concerning actions for trespass upon a business owner's premises.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/23/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 4:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2253 - Concerning telecommunications installations.
  2. HB 2254 - Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification.
  3. HB 2260 - Concerning dwelling unit fire protection sprinkler systems.
  4. HB 2275 - Concerning whistleblowers in the electrical industry.
  5. HB 2323 - Concerning electrician licensing and identification requirements.
  6. HB 2500 - Requiring completion of an apprenticeship program to receive a journeyman or residential specialty electrician certificate of competency.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2152 - Addressing industrial insurance requirements and options for owners and lessees of for hire vehicles, limousines, and taxicabs.
  2. HB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  3. HB 2332 - Providing damages for wage violations.
  4. HB 2333 - Concerning the employee antiretaliation act.
  5. HB 2334 - Simplifying and enforcing employee status under employment laws to ensure fairness to employers and employees and address the underground economy.





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Local Government* -  01/23/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 5:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2249 - Concerning the two climate zones within the building codes.
  2. HB 2401 - Promoting fire safety with long-life smoke detection devices.
  3. HB 1854 - Concerning public approval of annexations by cities and towns.
  4. HB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.

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.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/23/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/22/2014 at 1:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2223 - Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource.
  2. HB 2059 - Concerning the voluntary purchase of eligible renewable resources by customers of electric utilities.





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Transportation* -  01/23/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 2:58 PM

Work Session:  Road usage charge assessment - final report.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2041 - Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.
  2. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  3. HB 2241 - Regarding aeronautic safety.
  4. HB 2255 - Concerning ambulance seat belt notification, air bags, and driver training.
  5. HB 2256 - Modifying when to display vehicle headlights.





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