Agenda for Thursday, January 26, 2012

House Committees

Business & Financial Services Capital Budget
Community & Economic Development & Housing Early Learning & Human Services
Education Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment General Government Appropriations & Oversight
Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
State Government & Tribal Affairs Transportation
Ways & Means

Business & Financial Services* -  01/26/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2012 at 7:55 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 2434 - Creating the Washington investment trust.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2384 - Regulating personal vehicle sharing programs.
  2. HB 2445 - Regulating mileage-based insurance.
  3. HB 2361 - Concerning usage-based automobile insurance.
  4. HB 2383 - Concerning the definition of debt adjusters.
  5. HB 2410 - Improving disclosure in real estate transactions of possible limits on reliance on permit exempt wells in future development.
  6. HB 2301 - Concerning boxing, martial arts, and wrestling.
  7. HB 2590 - Extending the expiration of the pollution liability insurance agency's authority and its funding source.



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Capital Budget* -  01/26/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  01/26/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/24/2012 at 9:44 AM

Work Session:  The State of Homelessness in Washington.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  2. HB 2662 - Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones.
  3. HB 2663 - Authorizing use of sales and use tax proceeds for certain public facilities in innovation partnership zones for economic development purposes.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/26/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2012 at 1:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2569 - Implementing a voluntary quality rating and improvement system for child care centers and early learning programs.
  2. HB 2608 - Requiring the department of early learning to develop state early learning guidelines.
  3. HB 2658 - Exempting qualified licensed child care providers from school district and educational service district records check requirements.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2289 - Establishing a flexible approach to child protective services.
  2. HB 2331 - Concerning mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect.
  3. HB 2432 - Promoting local intervention and prevention programs for reducing gang violence.
  4. HB 2541 - Concerning the sealing of juvenile records.



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Education -  01/26/12  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2215 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
  2. HB 2479 - Expanding waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement.
  3. HB 2333 - Reducing state requirements on local school districts.
  4. HB 2538 - Reducing certain requirements affecting school districts.
  5. HB 2199 - Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.
  6. HB 2493 - Making the membership of the state board of education more representative of public education.



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Education Appropriations & Oversight* -  01/26/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Environment* -  01/26/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/24/2012 at 11:59 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2507 - Regarding the regulation of mercury.
  2. HB 2005 - Defining municipal solid waste to be a renewable resource and electricity from certain waste to energy facilities to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
  3. HB 2653 - Correcting technical statutory cross-references in previous private infrastructure development legislation for certain provisions relating to regulatory fees for wastewater companies.
  4. HB 2651 - Changing the numeric limit for bacterial contamination for industrial storm water permittees with discharges to water bodies listed as impaired to a narrative limit.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2326 - Protecting air quality that is impacted by high emitting solid fuel burning devices.
  2. HB 2253 - Modernizing the functionality of the state environmental policy act.
  3. HB 2236 - Creating a categorical exemption under chapter 43.21C RCW for certain electrical facilities.
  4. HB 2277 - Updating the statutes controlling the Puget Sound partnership to reflect the transition from developing the action agenda to implementing the action agenda.
  5. HB 2335 - Concerning standards for the use of science to support public policy.
  6. HB 2260 - Increasing penalties for littering.
  7. HB 2245 - Regarding the preservation and conservation of agricultural resource lands.



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General Government Appropriations & Oversight -  01/26/12  2:00 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2153 - Making the discover pass transferable between two vehicles.
  2. HB 2217 - Concerning the discover pass.
  3. HB 2295 - Regarding the discover pass.
  4. HB 2373 - Concerning the state's management of its recreational resources.
  5. HB 2528 - Relating to the discover pass.



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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight -  01/26/12  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2437 - Repealing the early supplemental security income transition project.
  2. HB 2571 - Concerning waste, fraud, and abuse prevention, detection, and recovery to improve program integrity for medical services programs.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  01/26/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/24/2012 at 11:46 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2227 - Regarding medical assistants.
  2. HB 2228 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  3. HB 2229 - Regarding reporting compensation of certain hospital employees.
  4. HB 2303 - Regulating the practices of pharmacy benefits managers.
  5. HB 2314 - Concerning long-term care workers.
  6. HB 2316 - Regarding the disclosure of health care information.
  7. HB 2318 - Concerning shared decision making.
  8. HB 2319 - Implementing the affordable care act.
  9. HB 2330 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.
  10. HB 2341 - Concerning community benefits provided by hospitals.
  11. HB 2343 - Authorizing electronic communication of prescription information for controlled substances.
  12. HB 2366 - Requiring certain health professionals to complete education in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
  13. HB 2439 - Allowing persons satisfying physical therapy clinical education requirements to be exempt from licensure while under the direct supervision of a licensed physical therapist assistant.
  14. HB 2442 - Clarifying when evidence of insurability may be required for medicare supplement insurance policies.
  15. HB 2473 - Creating a medication assistant endorsement for certified nursing assistants who work in nursing homes.
  16. HB 2512 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.
  17. HB 2578 - Concerning disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services finding.
  18. HB 2582 - Requiring notice to patients for certain charges at a health care facility.



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Higher Education* -  01/26/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2012 at 1:50 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2368 - Requiring that at least one member on each community college board of trustees be from labor (continue public hearing from January 18).

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2352 - Concerning institutions of higher education services and activities fees.
  2. HB 2483 - Creating the office of the student achievement council.
  3. HB 2313 - Concerning the meeting procedures of the boards of trustees and boards of regents of institutions of higher education.
  4. HB 2585 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  5. HB 2259 - Eliminating certain duplicative higher education reporting requirements.
  6. HB 2368 - Requiring that the board of trustees for each college district include at least one member from labor.
  7. HB 2503 - Requiring institutions of higher education to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  8. HB 2345 - Creating a higher education registration priority for eligible veterans and national guard members.



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Judiciary -  01/26/12  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2363 - Protecting victims of domestic violence and harassment.
  2. HB 2464 - Enacting the stalking protection order act.
  3. HB 2449 - Addressing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitration proceedings.
  4. HB 2421 - Modifying the foreclosure fairness act.
  5. HB 2554 - Concerning the obligations of landlords and tenants with respect to carbon monoxide alarms and the disclosure of certain health-related information.
  6. HB 2614 - Limiting deficiency judgments pertaining to residual debts following short sales of owner-occupied residential property secured by deeds of trust.



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State Government & Tribal Affairs* -  01/26/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2012 at 12:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2276 - Regarding administrative procedures that promote accountability, transparency, and economic relief.
  2. HB 2304 - Transferring the low-level radioactive waste site use permit program from the department of ecology to the department of health.
  3. HB 2327 - Addressing alternative public works.
  4. HB 2328 - Addressing job order contracting.
  5. HB 2612 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2012.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1641 - Concerning domestic winery licensing.
  2. HB 2327 - Addressing alternative public works.
  3. HB 2328 - Addressing job order contracting.
  4. HB 2396 - Clarifying the number of employees within certain classifications within the consolidated technology services agency.
  5. SHB 1860 - Regarding partisan elections.
  6. HB 2375 - Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  7. HB 2233 - Creating a procedure for the state's retrocession of civil and criminal jurisdiction over Indian tribes and Indian country.
  8. HB 1801 - Concerning Washington state food purchasing policy.



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State Government & Tribal Affairs* -  01/26/12  6:00 pm

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

REVISED on 1/26/2012 at 12:37 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1801 - Concerning Washington state food purchasing policy.
  2. SHB 1860 - Regarding partisan elections.
  3. HB 2171 - Regarding agency planning processes.
  4. HB 2172 - Changing agency regulatory practices.
  5. HB 2230 - Requiring certain health agencies to use administrative law judges from the office of administrative hearings.
  6. HB 2233 - Creating a procedure for the state's retrocession of civil and criminal jurisdiction over Indian tribes and Indian country.
  7. HB 2327 - Addressing alternative public works.
  8. HB 2396 - Clarifying the number of employees within certain classifications within the consolidated technology services agency.
  9. HB 2400 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of revocation to habitual traffic offenders.
  10. HB 2401 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  11. HB 2402 - Transferring ethics enforcement responsibility.
  12. HB 2452 - Centralizing the authority and responsibility for the development, process, and oversight of state procurement of goods and services.



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Transportation* -  01/26/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2012 at 11:45 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Freight partnerships.
  2. Palouse and Coulee City Railroad updates.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2476 - Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.
  2. HB 2430 - Increasing the allowable maximum length for vehicles operated on public highways.
  3. HB 2459 - Authorizing the Washington state patrol to confiscate license plates from a motor carrier who operates a commercial motor vehicle with a revoked registration.



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Ways & Means* -  01/26/12  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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