Agenda for Friday, January 24, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Education Environment
Government Operations & Elections Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Public Safety Technology & Economic Development

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  01/24/14  12:00 pm

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and Education
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Environmental Science Education Curriculum - A briefing on Science Education Outside the Classroom.





Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/17/2014 at 7:26 AM

Work Session:  Declining bee populations.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2103 - Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.
  2. HB 2427 - Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices.
  3. HB 2261 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1827 - Concerning pass-through wholesale food distributors.
  2. HB 2251 - Concerning fish barrier removals.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -  01/24/14  12:00 pm

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Agriculture & Natural Resources and Education
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Environmental Science Education Curriculum - A briefing on Science Education Outside the Classroom.





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Business & Financial Services* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/22/2014 at 4:06 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2237 - Concerning cosmetology training and licensure requirements.
  2. HB 2448 - Transferring the insurance and financial responsibility program.
  3. HB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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 2375 - Allowing appraisers to place a lien on property for unpaid balances for services rendered.
  4. HB 2424 - Concerning self-service storage facilities.
  5. HB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  6. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/24/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Education -  01/24/14  12:00 pm

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Appropriations Subcommittee on Education and Agriculture & Natural Resources
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Environmental Science Education Curriculum - A briefing on Science Education Outside the Classroom.





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Environment* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2014 at 12:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2312 - Involving communities in environmental decision making.
  2. HB 2414 - Concerning water conservation appliances.
  3. HB 2438 - Making technical corrections to various environmental statutes of the department of ecology and the pollution control hearings board.
  4. HB 2439 - Updating specified environmental statutes of the department of ecology to improve efficiency and provide for increased flexibility for local governments.





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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/20/2014 at 11:18 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2202 - Concerning the establishment of an open data policy to facilitate sharing and publication of government data.
  2. HB 2248 - Increasing the number of days allowed to accrue as unused annual leave.
  3. HB 2376 - Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers and identicard numbers from public inspection and copying.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1510 - Modifying write-in voting provisions.
  2. HB 2263 - Naming the chair and vice chair of state and county political committees.





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Higher Education* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/20/2014 at 11:10 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2228 - Providing parity of consumer protection procedures for all students attending licensed private vocational schools.
  2. HB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  3. HB 2398 - Permitting community colleges that confer applied baccalaureate degrees to confer honorary bachelor of applied science degrees.
  4. HB 2429 - Creating the Washington advance higher education loan program.
  5. HB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  6. HB 2434 - Authorizing an increase in the total outstanding indebtedness of the higher education facilities authority.





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Judiciary* -  01/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/21/2014 at 12:04 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2240 - Concerning reserve studies for certain unit owners' associations.
  2. HB 1458 - Repealing provisions restricting outings from state facilities.
  3. HB 1963 - Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency.
  4. HB 2287 - Concerning the regulation of legal service organizations.
  5. HB 2391 - Requiring the department of licensing to conduct a review of the need for regulation of process servers.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 2:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2238 - Addressing paid vacation leave.
  2. HB 2318 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
  3. HB 2526 - Increasing the use of apprenticeships.

Executive Session:  
  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 2275 - Concerning whistleblowers in the electrical industry.
  4. HB 2152 - Addressing industrial insurance requirements and options for owners and lessees of for hire vehicles, limousines, and taxicabs.
  5. HB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  6. HB 2332 - Providing damages for wage violations.
  7. HB 2333 - Concerning the employee antiretaliation act.
  8. HB 2334 - Simplifying and enforcing employee status under employment laws to ensure fairness to employers and employees and address the underground economy.
  9. HB 2500 - Requiring completion of an apprenticeship program to receive a journeyman or residential specialty electrician certificate of competency.





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Public Safety* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/20/2014 at 11:39 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1126 - Concerning state fire service mobilization.
  2. HB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1126 - Concerning state fire service mobilization.
  2. HB 1171 - Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.
  3. HB 2057 - Modifying arrest without warrant provisions.
  4. HB 2107 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.
  5. HB 2116 - Reducing the penalty for possession of controlled substances.
  6. HB 2122 - Concerning sexually violent predators.
  7. HB 2124 - Concerning the continuity of government and operations in the event of an emergency, disaster, or attack.
  8. HB 2194 - Concerning the offender score for domestic violence against a child.
  9. HB 2205 - Modifying mental status evaluation provisions.
  10. HB 2206 - Concerning the possession or use of alcohol, cannabis products, and controlled substances in sentencing provisions.
  11. 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 -  01/24/14  1:30 pm

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

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.
  4. HB 2175 - Removing barriers to economic development in the telecommunications industry.
  5. HB 2178 - Concerning unmanned aircraft.





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