Agenda for Tuesday, January 24, 2012

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Early Learning & Human Services
Education Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment General Government Appropriations & Oversight
Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Technology, Energy & Communications Transportation
Ways & Means

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/24/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 8:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2388 - Exempting certain forest practices from the requirements of the hydraulic code.
  2. HB 2364 - Regarding enforcement of fish and wildlife violations.
  3. HB 2365 - Regarding large wild carnivore conflict management.
  4. HB 2618 - Facilitating marine management planning.
  5. HB 2415 - Regarding water rights transfer protocols.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2238 - Regarding wetlands mitigation.
  2. HB 2349 - Concerning the management of beavers.
  3. HB 2362 - Regarding wine producer liens.
  4. HB 2367 - Regarding the dairy products commission.





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Business & Financial Services* -  01/24/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 10:00 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2272 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  2. HB 2457 - Addressing specialty producer licenses.
  3. HB 2566 - Increasing the penal sum of a surety bond required to be maintained by an appraisal management company.
  4. HB 2565 - Providing for the operation of roll your own cigarette machines at retail establishments.
  5. HB 2524 - Concerning military spouses or registered domestic partners occupational licensing status during deployment or placement outside Washington state.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2384 - Regulating personal vehicle sharing programs.
  2. HB 2445 - Regulating mileage-based insurance.
  3. HB 2513 - Exempting common interest community managers from real estate broker and managing broker licensing requirements.
  4. HB 2523 - Regulating insurers and insurance products.
  5. HB 2361 - Concerning usage-based automobile insurance.
  6. HB 2383 - Concerning the definition of debt adjusters.
  7. HB 2410 - Improving disclosure in real estate transactions of possible limits on reliance on permit exempt wells in future development.
  8. HB 2301 - Concerning boxing, martial arts, and wrestling.
  9. HB 2579 - Concerning fire protection firms.
  10. HB 2590 - Extending the expiration of the pollution liability insurance agency's authority and its funding source.
  11. HB 2524 - Concerning military spouses or registered domestic partners occupational licensing status during deployment or placement outside Washington state.
  12. HB 2566 - Increasing the penal sum of a surety bond required to be maintained by an appraisal management company.





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Capital Budget* -  01/24/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 4:04 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2494 - Implementing the recommendations of the commission on state debt.
  2. HJR 4226 - Amending the Constitution to include the recommendations of the commission on state debt.
  3. HB 2605 - Establishing a water pollution control revolving administration fee.

Executive Session:  HB 2356 - Concerning state capital funding of health and safety improvements at agricultural fairs.





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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/24/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2012 at 8:37 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2536 - Concerning the use of evidence-based practices for the delivery of services to children and juveniles.
  2. HB 2535 - Creating a juvenile gang court.
  3. HB 2541 - Concerning the sealing of juvenile records.
  4. HB 2542 - Making juvenile records confidential.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. EHB 1775 - Encouraging juvenile restorative justice programs.
  2. HB 2289 - Establishing a flexible approach to child protective services.
  3. HB 2446 - Extending the eligibility period for the working connections child care program.





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Education -  01/24/12  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2209 - Addressing issues of accountability and funding for alternative learning experience programs.
  2. HB 2231 - Reducing costs by reducing state assessment requirements.
  3. HB 2411 - Regarding high school graduation requirements.
  4. HB 2543 - Regarding state board of education rules that contain unfunded mandates.





Education -  01/24/12  6:00 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2165 - Facilitating statewide implementation of revised teacher and principal evaluation systems through professional development and training.
  2. HB 2334 - Establishing a statewide plan for implementing revised teacher and principal evaluation systems to support continuous professional growth based on the development work of pilot school districts.
  3. HB 2309 - Regarding provisional school employees' contracts.
  4. HB 2427 - Implementing revised teacher and principal evaluation systems.





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Education Appropriations & Oversight* -  01/24/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 9:16 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2485 - Authorizing school districts to use electronic formats for warrants.
  2. HB 2492 - Requiring the state board of education to provide fiscal impact statements before making rule changes.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2337 - Regarding open educational resources in K-12 education.
  2. HB 2485 - Authorizing school districts to use electronic formats for warrants.





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Environment* -  01/24/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/19/2012 at 4:30 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2654 - Modifying the energy independence act.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.





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General Government Appropriations & Oversight -  01/24/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Office of the Chief Information Officer – Washington State IT Strategy.
  2. Department of Enterprise Services – Update on implementation of ESSB 5931 - Reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  3. State Parks & Recreation Commission – Review of the State Parks & Recreation Commission restructuring proposal approved by the Commission in December.





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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight -  01/24/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Impact of funding reductions to mental health and chemical dependency services.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/24/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 12:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2395 - Regulating drayage truck operators.
  2. HB 2501 - Placing restrictions on mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  3. HB 2519 - Concerning nursing staffing practices at hospitals.
  4. HB 2568 - Maintaining voluntary use of electronic employment verification systems.
  5. HB 2156 - Regarding coordination and evaluation of workforce training for aerospace and materials manufacturing.
  6. HB 2170 - Enacting the career pathways act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2292 - Including Renton technical college in the aerospace training student loan program.
  2. HB 2339 - Providing unemployment insurance benefit charging relief for part-time employers who continue to employ a claimant on a part-time basis and the claimant qualified for two consecutive claims with wages attributable to at least one employer who employed the claimant in both base years.
  3. HB 2344 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  4. HB 2170 - Enacting the career pathways act.
  5. HB 2156 - Regarding coordination and evaluation of workforce training for aerospace and materials manufacturing.

Meeting is scheduled to run from 10 am to 1 pm.



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Local Government* -  01/24/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 2:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2567 - Authorizing an optional system of rates and charges for conservation districts.
  2. HB 2610 - Repealing provisions governing community municipal corporations.
  3. HB 2641 - Reducing nontax administration costs associated with the conduct of city and county operations.
  4. HB 2282 - Eliminating the growth management hearings board.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2162 - Addressing appeal and permit procedures under the shoreline management act.
  2. HB 2291 - Concerning the creation of local improvement districts by petition in water-sewer districts.
  3. HB 2305 - Changing authority for contracts with community service organizations for public improvements.
  4. HB 2416 - Concerning equitable allocation of auditor costs.
  5. HB 2201 - Addressing the use and governance of hearing examiners.





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Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness -  01/24/12  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2320 - Prohibiting certain transactions by state officers that involve nonpublic information.
  2. HB 2322 - Making the operation of a motor vehicle chop shop a crime.
  3. HB 2354 - Adding trafficking in stolen property in the first and second degrees to the six-year statute of limitations provisions.
  4. HB 2548 - Concerning offenses against members of the military and their families.
  5. HB 2588 - Asserting that submission of DNA markers to a database be accessible only to qualified laboratory personnel.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.





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Technology, Energy & Communications -  01/24/12  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  Briefing on the 2011 Annual Report on Broadband in Washington.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.





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Transportation* -  01/24/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/20/2012 at 9:07 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2574 - Allowing special year tabs on special license plates for persons with disabilities subject to annual vehicle registration.
  2. HB 2257 - Changing the expiration date of the current allowable vehicle documentary service charge.
  3. HB 2660 - Addressing transportation revenue.





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Ways & Means* -  01/24/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 2:09 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2458 - Concerning the existing authority to impose a sales and use tax for public facilities districts by providing flexibility in the submittal of the sales and use tax to voters by distressed public facilities districts.
  2. HB 2474 - Adjusting voting requirements for the renewal of emergency medical service levies.
  3. HB 2502 - Modifying exceptions to the compensating tax provisions for removal from forest land classification to more closely parallel open space property tax provisions.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2149 - Concerning personal property tax assessment administration, authorizing waiver of penalties and interest under specified circumstances.
  2. HB 2150 - Generating revenue from community residential service businesses.





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