Agenda for January 27 to February 2, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Government Operations & Elections
Health Care & Wellness Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Public Safety
Technology & Economic Development Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 10:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2457 - Concerning derelict and abandoned vessels.
  2. HB 2574 - Making alterations to the years applicable to earning the right of first refusal to purchase a geoduck diver license in 2015.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2354 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.
  2. HB 2405 - Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.



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Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/30/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 4:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2454 - Developing a water quality trading program in Washington.
  2. HB 2517 - Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.

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



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Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  01/31/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 11:39 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2493 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.
  2. HB 2584 - Allowing prepayment of the penalty for removal of land from the farm and agricultural land current use property tax classification.
  3. HB 2717 - Clarifying that sheep blood is not a component of sheep processing waste.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2427 - Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices.
  2. HB 2261 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  3. HB 2517 - Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.
  4. HB 1827 - Concerning pass-through wholesale food distributors.



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Appropriations* -  01/27/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 2:28 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2479 - Placing restrictions on retired law enforcement officers and firefighters employed in certain public positions.
  2. HB 2485 - Addressing survivor benefits from the public employees' retirement system for survivors of members in registered domestic partnerships prior to December 2012.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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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Appropriations* -  01/28/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 2:30 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2474 - Creating the save toward a retirement today retirement savings plan.
  2. HB 2577 - Creating an optional life annuity benefit for plan 2 members of the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system.

Possible Executive Session:  SHB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.



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Appropriations* -  01/30/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 8:50 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Early Childhood Education Presentation by the Gates Foundation.
  2. Early Childhood Education for Low-Income Students: Review of the Evidence and Benefit-Cost Analysis.
  3. Temporary Assistance for Needy Families and Working Connections Child Care.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 8:51 AM

Work Session:  K-12 Pupil Transportation.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
  2. HB 1815 - Assuring that education-related information is appropriately provided to parents with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  3. HB 2553 - Authorizing competitive grants to persistently lowest-achieving schools to implement models of family and community engagement.
  4. HB 2554 - Expanding the urban school turnaround initiative.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 2207 - Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 8:20 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  2. ESHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  3. HB 2125 - Removing the requirements that all fines collected be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.
  4. HB 2156 - Waiving the penalty for failure to comply with the display requirements for the discover pass, day-use permit, or vehicle access pass.
  5. HB 2307 - Concerning the minority and women's business enterprises account.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  2. ESHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  3. HB 2125 - Removing the requirements that all fines collected be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.
  4. HB 2156 - Waiving the penalty for failure to comply with the display requirements for the discover pass, day-use permit, or vehicle access pass.
  5. HB 2307 - Concerning the minority and women's business enterprises account.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 11:15 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Update on Medicaid Prescription Drug Cost Containment.
  2. Update on the Medicaid Emergency Room Best Practices Initiative.
  3. Update on the Health Technology Assessment Program.
  4. Update on Electronic Medical Records.
  5. Update on the Work of the Bree Collaborative.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/28/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 11:30 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2384 - Concerning debt adjusting services.
  2. HB 2385 - Concerning fiduciary duties of debt adjusters.
  3. HB 2670 - Concerning licensure of persons providing debt settlement services.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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.
  4. HB 2375 - Allowing appraisers to place a lien on property for unpaid balances for services rendered.
  5. HB 2424 - Concerning self-service storage facilities.
  6. HB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 1:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2524 - Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements.
  2. HB 2600 - Prohibiting automobile insurers from committing certain unfair practices.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2237 - Concerning cosmetology training and licensure requirements.
  2. HB 2375 - Allowing appraisers to place a lien on property for unpaid balances for services rendered.
  3. HB 2424 - Concerning self-service storage facilities.
  4. HB 2448 - Transferring the insurance and financial responsibility program.
  5. HB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  6. HB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.
  7. HB 2384 - Concerning debt adjusting services.
  8. HB 2385 - Concerning fiduciary duties of debt adjusters.
  9. HB 2670 - Concerning licensure of persons providing debt settlement services.



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Business & Financial Services* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 4:49 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2590 - Concerning sellers of travel.
  2. HB 2713 - Concerning the insurance and financial responsibility program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2375 - Allowing appraisers to place a lien on property for unpaid balances for services rendered.
  2. HB 2384 - Concerning debt adjusting services.
  3. HB 2385 - Concerning fiduciary duties of debt adjusters.
  4. HB 2424 - Concerning self-service storage facilities.
  5. HB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  6. HB 2524 - Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements.
  7. HB 2600 - Prohibiting automobile insurers from committing certain unfair practices.
  8. HB 2670 - Concerning licensure of persons providing debt settlement services.
  9. HB 2713 - Concerning the insurance and financial responsibility program.



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Capital Budget* -  01/28/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 4:35 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Department of Corrections capacity options.
  2. Public Works Board response to ESSB 5035, Sec. 7032 proviso related to optimizing federal resources, selecting projects, and setting financing policies for the Public Works Assistance Account program.



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Capital Budget* -  01/30/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 10:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2132 - Concerning architectural plans for school construction.
  2. HB 2244 - Restoring resources to the capital budget.
  3. HB 2410 - Creating a competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition in public schools.
  4. HB 2555 - Concerning finalists for design-build contracts.
  5. HJR 4215 - Requiring all revenues from any state taxes levied for the purpose of funding local government public infrastructure to be paid into the state treasury, deposited into the public works assistance account, and used exclusively for funding local government public works projects.

Executive Session:  SHB 1484 - Concerning the public works board.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 3:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2558 - Disposing tax foreclosed property to cities for affordable housing purposes.
  2. HB 2650 - Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing.
  3. HB 2416 - Creating a temporary homeless identification card.
  4. HB 2668 - Concerning insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2277 - Concerning the Washington state historical society.
  2. HB 2390 - Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.
  3. 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.
  4. HB 2368 - Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.
  5. HB 2168 - Concerning minimum room area and floor area square footage requirements for single-family residential areas.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/30/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 5:01 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2229 - Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.
  2. HB 2363 - Concerning home and community-based services programs for dependents of military service members.
  3. HB 2668 - Concerning insurance for enlisted members of the Washington national guard.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/31/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/27/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2335 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  2. HB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  3. HB 2337 - Concerning public-private financing for prevention-focused social services and health care services.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/29/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 8:21 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1594 - Concerning interviewing children in child protective services investigations at children's advocacy centers.
  2. HB 2455 - Concerning placement of certain juveniles arrested for nonfelonious domestic violence.
  3. HB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.
  4. HB 2505 - Requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards.
  5. HB 2582 - Concerning filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2337 - Concerning public-private financing for prevention-focused social services and health care services.
  2. HB 2335 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  3. HB 2191 - Concerning compliance with inspections of child care facilities.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  01/30/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 11:07 AM

Work Session:  Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation presentation on Early Childhood Education.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2432 - Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
  2. HB 2450 - Concerning employment of persons with disabilities.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2377 - Improving quality in the early care and education system.
  2. HB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  3. SHB 1594 - Concerning interviewing children in child protective services investigations at children's advocacy centers.
  4. HB 2722 - Concerning placement of sixteen and seventeen year olds arrested for domestic violence assault.
  5. HB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.
  6. HB 2505 - Requiring photo identification on electronic benefit cards.
  7. HB 2582 - Concerning filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights.



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Education -  01/27/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight & Accountability Committee: 2014 Report to the Legislature.
  2. State Board of Health: Health Impact Review of Substitute House Bill 1680 (Closing the Educational Opportunity Gap).

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  2. HB 2395 - Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.
  3. HB 2365 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  4. HB 2373 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.



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Education* -  01/29/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 8:20 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2583 - Adding charter school chief executive officers to the list of individuals who may file complaints of unprofessional conduct regarding certificated employees.
  2. HB 2358 - Adopting a definition of professional learning.
  3. HB 2350 - Allowing valid portable background check clearance cards issued by the department of early learning to be used by certain educational employees and their contractors for purposes of their background check requirements.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1492 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
  2. HB 1735 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  3. HB 2166 - Providing for educational data on students from military families.
  4. HB 2216 - Encouraging the inclusion of local history information in Washington state history and government curriculum.
  5. HB 2217 - Encouraging school districts to work with community partners to improve the utilization of K-12 capital facilities.
  6. HB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  7. HB 2133 - Maintaining privacy of student educational records.



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Education -  01/30/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2276 - Concerning the operation by educational service districts of educational programs for residents of residential schools.
  2. HB 2575 - Requiring that certain teacher assignment and reassignment data be included in data submitted to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
  3. HB 2402 - Removing the culminating project as a state graduation requirement.
  4. HB 2605 - Making school district policies on restraint or isolation of certain students available to parents and guardians.
  5. HB 2548 - Concerning basic education minimum instructional hours.
  6. HB 2317 - Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.



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Environment* -  01/28/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 11:17 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2386 - Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area.
  2. HB 2273 - Concerning public recreational access.
  3. HB 2581 - Regarding on-water dwellings.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2440 - Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."
  2. HB 2262 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  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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Environment* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 10:56 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2294 - Increasing penalties for littering.
  2. HB 2072 - Concerning collected compostable waste.
  3. HB 2478 - Providing technical assistance to achieve voluntary compliance with water pollution control statutes.
  4. HB 2636 - Streamlining statutorily required environmental reports by government entities.



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Environment* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 4:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2359 - Exempting collectible vehicles from emission test requirements.
  2. HB 2569 - Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
  3. HB 2654 - Codifying the existence of the climate impacts group without making modifications to its current mission.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2440 - Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."
  2. HB 2246 - Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights.
  3. HB 2439 - Updating specified environmental statutes of the department of ecology to improve efficiency and provide for increased flexibility for local governments.
  4. HB 2161 - Concerning mitigation fees for traffic impacts imposed under the state environmental policy act.
  5. HB 1579 - Concerning paint stewardship.
  6. HB 2151 - Concerning recreational trails.
  7. HB 2386 - Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area.
  8. HB 2294 - Increasing penalties for littering.
  9. HB 2636 - Streamlining statutorily required environmental reports by government entities.



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Finance -  01/28/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2418 - Extending the alternative fuel vehicle retail sales and use tax exemption.
  2. HB 2428 - Concerning authorizations of proposals for emergency medical care and service levies.
  3. HB 2446 - Simplifying procedures for obtaining an order for refund of property taxes.



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Finance* -  01/30/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 5:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2447 - Concerning a property tax exemption for qualified nonprofit small business incubators that assist in the creation and expansion of innovative small commercial enterprises.
  2. HB 2539 - Simplifying the taxation of amusement, recreation, and physical fitness services.
  3. E2SHB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.
  4. SHB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2198 - Providing tax relief to qualifying patients for purchases of marijuana for medical use.
  2. HB 2409 - Delaying the use of existing tax preferences by the marijuana industry to ensure a regulated and safe transition to the controlled and legal marijuana market in Washington.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/27/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2014 at 9:05 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2154 - Creating a liquor license for fairs.
  2. HB 2304 - Concerning marijuana processing and retail licenses.
  3. HB 2371 - Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.
  4. HB 2412 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on spirits retail licensees.
  5. HB 2490 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores and former state liquor stores.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2098 - Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  2. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  3. HB 2279 - Authorizing alternative sources for the state lottery.
  4. HB 2280 - Authorizing the state lottery to provide scratch tickets as a promotional activity.
  5. HB 2281 - Addressing state lottery efficiency.
  6. HB 2302 - Concerning snack bar licenses.
  7. HB 2303 - Encouraging safe and responsible sales of marijuana by authorizing the use of minors in compliance checks and addressing identification and manufacturing.
  8. HB 2305 - Concerning the regulation of alcoholic beverages.
  9. HB 2364 - Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.
  10. HB 2411 - Creating a tax stamp system for the sale of recreational marijuana.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/29/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/30/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 10:53 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2144 - Concerning the establishment of a dedicated local jurisdiction marijuana fund and the distribution of a specified percentage of marijuana excise tax revenues to local jurisdictions.
  2. HB 2322 - Prohibiting local governments from taking actions preventing or impeding the creation or operation of commercial marijuana businesses licensed by the liquor control board.
  3. HB 2638 - Concerning the establishment of state preemption of laws and ordinances of local governments regarding provisions of the controlled substances act, chapter 69.50 RCW.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  2. HB 2303 - Encouraging safe and responsible sales of marijuana by authorizing the use of minors in compliance checks and addressing identification and manufacturing.



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Government Operations & Elections -  01/28/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2222 - Providing that legal services provided by a licensed attorney are not regulated campaign contributions or expenditures.
  2. HB 2239 - Exempting the identity of a caller to an enhanced 911 emergency communications system from the public records act.
  3. HB 2403 - Exempting portions of certain records containing geographic information systems (GIS) data for sewer mains, water mains, and manholes from public disclosure.
  4. HB 2514 - Eliminating the human resources director.
  5. HB 2515 - Concerning the treatment of population enumeration data, including exempting it from public inspection and copying.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 3:04 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2119 - Designating Palouse falls as the state waterfall.
  2. HB 2387 - Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington.
  3. HB 2622 - Designating the central Washington state fair as the official state fair.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2248 - Increasing the number of days allowed to accrue as unused annual leave.
  2. HB 2376 - Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers and identicard numbers from public inspection and copying.
  3. HB 2202 - Concerning the establishment of an open data policy to facilitate sharing and publication of government data.
  4. HB 2119 - Designating Palouse falls as the state waterfall.
  5. HB 2387 - Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 3:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2192 - Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
  2. HB 2293 - Adding responsibilities to the duties of the joint administrative rules review committee.
  3. HB 2525 - Providing public funding for supreme court campaigns.
  4. HB 2578 - Exempting from public inspection certain public works proposals and documents.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2202 - Concerning the establishment of an open data policy to facilitate sharing and publication of government data.
  2. HB 2403 - Exempting portions of certain records containing geographic information systems (GIS) data for sewer mains, water mains, and manholes from public disclosure.
  3. HB 2514 - Eliminating the human resources director.
  4. HB 2515 - Concerning the treatment of population enumeration data, including exempting it from public inspection and copying.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/27/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2572 - Concerning the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system.
  2. HB 2074 - Concerning fees for health records.
  3. HB 2639 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/29/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2329 - Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation.
  2. HB 2544 - Concerning newborn screening.
  3. HB 2570 - Concerning term limits for members of the medical quality assurance commission.
  4. HB 2565 - Concerning a mutual accountability model for clinical practices and healthy behaviors.
  5. HB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/30/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2159 - Concerning restoration of funding to in-home care services.
  2. HB 2160 - Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.
  3. HB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  4. HB 2338 - Requiring a rule-making process to change the scope of practice of a health care profession.
  5. HB 2449 - Addressing long-term care insurance price transparency.



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Higher Education* -  01/28/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 8:25 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  2. HB 2443 - Requiring earnings and employment data for completers of higher education degrees, apprenticeships, and certificates awarded by institutions of higher education.
  3. HB 2486 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.
  4. HB 2400 - Concerning mentoring and service learning opportunities in education.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  2. HB 2352 - Establishing an online alternative credit degree program.
  3. HB 2228 - Providing parity of consumer protection procedures for all students attending licensed private vocational schools.
  4. HB 2285 - Requiring a review of institution of higher education policies related to dual credit coursework.
  5. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.
  6. HB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  7. HB 2398 - Permitting community colleges that confer applied baccalaureate degrees to confer honorary bachelor of applied science degrees.
  8. HB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  9. HB 2486 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.



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Higher Education* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 1:24 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2352 - Establishing an online alternative credit degree program.
  2. HB 2285 - Requiring a review of institution of higher education policies related to dual credit coursework.
  3. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.
  4. HB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  5. HB 2398 - Permitting community colleges that confer applied baccalaureate degrees to confer honorary bachelor of applied science degrees.
  6. HB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  7. HB 2486 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.
  8. HB 2429 - Creating the Washington advance higher education loan program.
  9. HB 2434 - Authorizing an increase in the total outstanding indebtedness of the higher education facilities authority.
  10. HB 2443 - Requiring earnings and employment data for completers of higher education degrees, apprenticeships, and certificates awarded by institutions of higher education.
  11. HB 2546 - Decodifying, expiring, and making technical clarifications to higher education provisions.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2546 - Decodifying, expiring, and making technical clarifications to higher education provisions.
  2. HB 2613 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  3. HB 2626 - Concerning statewide educational attainment goals.



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Higher Education* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 6:20 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2626 - Concerning statewide educational attainment goals.
  2. HB 2720 - Creating the pay it forward program.
  3. HB 2611 - Requiring the student achievement council to develop a grant program to encourage training for students studying in the medical field to work with individuals with disabilities.
  4. HB 2653 - Providing higher education degree production incentives.
  5. HB 2651 - Requiring creation of a higher education transparency web site.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2429 - Creating the Washington advance higher education loan program.
  2. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.
  3. HB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  4. HB 2486 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.



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Judiciary* -  01/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 2:41 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HI 591 - Protect our gun rights.
  2. HI 594 - Gun sales background check.
  3. HB 1561 - Concerning short-barreled rifles.

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Judiciary -  01/30/14  8:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2055 - Concerning the recovery of costs in consumer protection actions.
  2. HB 2120 - Concerning actions for damage to real property resulting from construction, alteration, or repair on adjacent property.
  3. HB 2117 - Preventing breed-based dog regulations.
  4. HB 2300 - Regarding valuables of guests, lodgers, and boarders of hotels.
  5. SHB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.
  6. HB 1694 - Establishing a residential schedule adjustment for determinations of child support obligations.
  7. HB 2235 - Creating effective and timely access to magistrates for purposes of reviewing search warrant applications.
  8. HB 2353 - Concerning actions for trespass upon a business owner's premises.
  9. HB 2240 - Concerning reserve studies for certain unit owners' associations.
  10. HB 1963 - Standards for detention of persons with mental disorders or chemical dependency.
  11. HB 2287 - Concerning the regulation of legal service organizations.
  12. HB 2391 - Requiring the department of licensing to conduct a review of the need for regulation of process servers.
  13. SHB 1029 - Concerning private road maintenance agreements.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2483 - Concerning standards for awarding maintenance in dissolution or legal separation proceedings.
  2. HB 2559 - Concerning parental rights and responsibilities of sexual assault perpetrators and survivors.
  3. HB 2567 - Concerning the approval of minutes from annual meetings of homeowners' associations.
  4. HB 2491 - Authorizing online tax lien foreclosure sales.
  5. HB 2592 - Concerning county electronic public auctions.



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Judiciary -  01/31/14  1:30 pm

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 2492 - Concerning liability of health care providers responding to an emergency.
  3. HB 2556 - Encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts.
  4. HB 2496 - Concerning defendants who are guilty but have a mental disability.
  5. HB 2537 - Concerning tenant screening.
  6. HB 2497 - Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 5:18 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2209 - Improving the accuracy of the prevailing rate of wage.
  2. HB 2210 - Improving the accuracy of the prevailing rate of wage.
  3. HB 2230 - Requiring employers to reimburse employees for work-related expenses.
  4. HB 2299 - Permitting local governments to opt out of prevailing wage requirements.
  5. HB 2527 - Establishing the prevailing rate of wage based on collective bargaining agreements or other methods if collective bargaining agreements are not available.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2238 - Addressing paid vacation leave.
  2. HB 2526 - Increasing the use of apprenticeships.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/30/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 8:16 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2113 - Modifying the exemption from contractor registration requirements for work that is casual, minor, or inconsequential.
  2. HB 2146 - Concerning department of labor and industries appeal bonds.
  3. HB 2501 - Concerning registration requirements for contractors.
  4. HB 2545 - Prohibiting employers from asking about or using nonconviction information in initial applications for employment.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2527 - Establishing the prevailing rate of wage based on collective bargaining agreements or other methods if collective bargaining agreements are not available.
  2. HB 2238 - Addressing paid vacation leave.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/31/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 11:26 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2145 - Concerning dumbwaiters.
  2. HB 2295 - Limiting industrial insurance benefits for injuries or diseases caused by use of intoxicating liquor or drugs.
  3. HB 2360 - Revising payment requirements for court review of industrial insurance taxes, penalties, or interest.
  4. HB 2477 - Concerning commercial janitorial services.
  5. HB 2541 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  6. HB 2576 - Establishing a mandatory occupational disease exposure reporting requirement for firefighters.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2113 - Modifying the exemption from contractor registration requirements for work that is casual, minor, or inconsequential.
  2. HB 2146 - Concerning department of labor and industries appeal bonds.
  3. HB 2501 - Concerning registration requirements for contractors.
  4. HB 2527 - Establishing the prevailing rate of wage based on collective bargaining agreements or other methods if collective bargaining agreements are not available.
  5. HB 2545 - Prohibiting employers from asking about or using nonconviction information in initial applications for employment.
  6. HB 2541 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.



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Local Government* -  01/27/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/23/2014 at 5:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  2. HB 2442 - Concerning electronic salary and wage payments by counties.
  3. HB 2481 - Concerning food and yard waste collection space for qualifying new residential occupancies with more than two dwelling units.
  4. HB 2547 - Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts.

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 2214 - Concerning the training of code enforcement officials.
  5. HB 2218 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.
  6. HB 2249 - Concerning the two climate zones within the building codes.
  7. HB 2301 - Concerning county financial actions for a concluded fiscal year.



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Local Government* -  01/29/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 12:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2234 - Addressing vesting under comprehensive plans or development regulations determined to be invalid by the growth management hearings board.
  2. HB 2245 - Addressing vesting in urban growth areas with recently added territory.
  3. HB 2288 - Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.
  4. HB 2499 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  2. HB 2278 - Concerning interlocal agreements for ambulance services between fire protection districts and contiguous cities.
  3. HB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.
  4. HB 2547 - Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts.



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Local Government* -  01/30/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 10:26 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2499 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.
  2. HB 2593 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  3. HB 2618 - Modifying provisions governing public works projects of code cities.
  4. HB 2637 - Concerning annexations by code cities in counties with four hundred thousand or more residents.
  5. HB 2677 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2278 - Concerning interlocal agreements for ambulance services between fire protection districts and contiguous cities.
  2. HB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  3. HB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.
  4. HB 2547 - Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts.
  5. HB 2593 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  6. HB 2618 - Modifying provisions governing public works projects of code cities.
  7. HB 2637 - Concerning annexations by code cities in counties with four hundred thousand or more residents.



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Public Safety -  01/28/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1791 - Concerning trafficking.
  2. HB 2265 - Prohibiting general power of attorney provisions in bail bond agreements.
  3. HB 2341 - Concerning indecent liberties by a clergy member.
  4. HB 2394 - Concerning state liquor control board enforcement officers.
  5. HB 2464 - Modifying assault in the third degree provisions.
  6. HB 2484 - Modifying drug offender sentencing alternatives.
  7. HB 2518 - Creating the pilot identicard program.



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Public Safety* -  01/29/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 1:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1862 - Determining sentences for multiple offenses and enhancements.
  2. HB 2468 - Clarifying the retention of biological material collected during criminal investigation.
  3. HB 2543 - Concerning electronic monitoring.
  4. HB 2557 - Concerning residence locations of felony sex offenders of minors.
  5. HB 2644 - Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2107 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.
  2. HB 2116 - Reducing the penalty for possession of controlled substances.
  3. HB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  4. HB 2205 - Modifying mental status evaluation provisions.
  5. HB 2265 - Prohibiting general power of attorney provisions in bail bond agreements.
  6. HB 2341 - Concerning indecent liberties by a clergy member.
  7. HB 2394 - Concerning state liquor control board enforcement officers.
  8. HB 2484 - Modifying drug offender sentencing alternatives.
  9. HB 2518 - Creating the pilot identicard program.



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Public Safety* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 4:59 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2231 - Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions.
  2. HB 2250 - Making the distribution of intimate images a crime.
  3. HB 2257 - Making the distribution of intimate images a crime.
  4. HB 2399 - Establishing a certificate of restoration of opportunity.
  5. HB 2421 - Requesting a comprehensive review of staff safety at the department of corrections.
  6. HB 2705 - Concerning reserve peace officers.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1862 - Determining sentences for multiple offenses and enhancements.
  2. HB 2107 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.
  3. HB 2116 - Reducing the penalty for possession of controlled substances.
  4. HB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  5. HB 2265 - Prohibiting general power of attorney provisions in bail bond agreements.
  6. HB 2341 - Concerning indecent liberties by a clergy member.
  7. HB 2394 - Concerning state liquor control board enforcement officers.
  8. HB 2468 - Clarifying the retention of biological material collected during criminal investigation.
  9. HB 2543 - Concerning electronic monitoring.
  10. HB 2557 - Concerning residence locations of felony sex offenders of minors.
  11. HB 2644 - Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2014 at 3:53 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2382 - Improving the methods for evaluation of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  2. HB 2406 - Modifying administrative processes for managing deposits and cost reimbursements of the energy facility site evaluation council.
  3. HB 2417 - Changing membership provisions of the Washington economic development finance authority.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
  2. HB 2059 - Concerning the voluntary purchase of eligible renewable resources by customers of electric utilities.
  3. HB 2175 - Removing barriers to economic development in the telecommunications industry.
  4. HB 2176 - Concerning leased energy systems.
  5. HB 2177 - Concerning the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in rural or underserved areas.
  6. HB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  7. HB 2676 - 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.
  8. HB 2708 - Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource.
  9. HB 2406 - Modifying administrative processes for managing deposits and cost reimbursements of the energy facility site evaluation council.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/30/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 12:38 PM

Work Session:  State of Life Sciences in Washington - Life Sciences Discovery Fund and Washington Biotechnology and Biomedical Association.

Public Hearing:  HB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
  2. HB 2059 - Concerning the voluntary purchase of eligible renewable resources by customers of electric utilities.
  3. HB 2175 - Removing barriers to economic development in the telecommunications industry.
  4. HB 2176 - Concerning leased energy systems.
  5. HB 2177 - Concerning the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in rural or underserved areas.
  6. HB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  7. HB 2417 - Changing membership provisions of the Washington economic development finance authority.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/31/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 11:03 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2059 - Concerning the voluntary purchase of eligible renewable resources by customers of electric utilities.
  2. HB 2176 - Concerning leased energy systems.
  3. HB 2177 - Concerning the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in rural or underserved areas.
  4. HB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  5. HB 2417 - Changing membership provisions of the Washington economic development finance authority.



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Transportation -  01/27/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2182 - Concerning ferry districts in counties with a population of one million or more.
  2. HB 2346 - Coordinating the removal of fish passage barriers.
  3. HB 2404 - Expanding the definition of an electric personal assistive mobility device.
  4. HB 2426 - Authorizing local authorities to continue operating automated traffic safety cameras to detect speed violations outside of school speed zones after participating in a pilot program for at least three consecutive years.
  5. HB 2463 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  6. HB 2397 - Concerning Medal of Honor special license plates.
  7. HB 2420 - Authorizing Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to receive special license plates for up to two motor vehicles.



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Transportation -  01/28/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2372 - Concerning monetary penalties for failing to register a vehicle.
  2. HB 2470 - Concerning the payment of certain monetary penalties by rental car businesses.



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Transportation* -  01/29/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2014 at 8:35 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2482 - Creating a fee exemption for the disclosure of vehicle owner information.
  2. HB 2494 - Creating a motorcycle road guard certificate.
  3. HB 2495 - Modifying references to manufacturing standards for motorcycle helmets.
  4. HB 2528 - Prohibiting the placement of tow truck operators in legal jeopardy in handling unmarked government vehicles.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.
  3. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  4. SHB 2041 - Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.
  5. HB 2071 - Authorizing expedited permitting and contracting for Washington state bridges deemed structurally deficient.
  6. HB 2086 - Concerning smoking in motor vehicles carrying minors.
  7. HB 2100 - Creating Seattle University special license plates.
  8. HB 2111 - Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.
  9. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  10. HB 2182 - Concerning ferry districts in counties with a population of one million or more.
  11. HB 2241 - Regarding aeronautic safety.
  12. HB 2255 - Concerning ambulance seat belt notification, air bags, and driver training.
  13. HB 2256 - Modifying when to display vehicle headlights.
  14. HB 2267 - Creating passenger-only ferry service districts.
  15. HB 2343 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  16. HB 2346 - Coordinating the removal of fish passage barriers.
  17. HB 2348 - Concerning heavy haul industrial corridors.
  18. HB 2372 - Concerning monetary penalties for failing to register a vehicle.
  19. HB 2397 - Concerning Medal of Honor special license plates.
  20. HB 2404 - Expanding the definition of an electric personal assistive mobility device.
  21. HB 2420 - Authorizing Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to receive special license plates for up to two motor vehicles.
  22. HB 2426 - Authorizing local authorities to continue operating automated traffic safety cameras to detect speed violations outside of school speed zones after participating in a pilot program for at least three consecutive years.
  23. HB 2463 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  24. HB 2470 - Concerning the payment of certain monetary penalties by rental car businesses.



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Transportation* -  01/30/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 6:09 PM

Work Session:  Focus on Trade: Washington grain and the Port of Longview.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.
  3. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  4. SHB 2041 - Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.
  5. HB 2071 - Authorizing expedited permitting and contracting for Washington state bridges deemed structurally deficient.
  6. HB 2086 - Concerning smoking in motor vehicles carrying minors.
  7. HB 2100 - Creating Seattle University special license plates.
  8. HB 2111 - Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.
  9. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  10. HB 2182 - Concerning ferry districts in counties with a population of one million or more.
  11. HB 2241 - Regarding aeronautic safety.
  12. HB 2255 - Concerning ambulance seat belt notification, air bags, and driver training.
  13. HB 2267 - Creating passenger-only ferry service districts.
  14. HB 2343 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  15. HB 2346 - Coordinating the removal of fish passage barriers.
  16. HB 2372 - Concerning monetary penalties for failing to register a vehicle.
  17. HB 2404 - Expanding the definition of an electric personal assistive mobility device.
  18. HB 2420 - Authorizing Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to receive special license plates for up to two motor vehicles.
  19. HB 2426 - Authorizing local authorities to continue operating automated traffic safety cameras to detect speed violations outside of school speed zones after participating in a pilot program for at least three consecutive years.



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