Agenda for Tuesday, January 29, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment 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* -  01/29/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 9:29 AM

Work Session:  Update on the Institute of Forest Resources' implementation of SHB 1254 (2011).

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  2. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  3. HB 1244 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  4. HB 1245 - Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.

Executive Session:  HB 1414 - Concerning Yakima river basin water resource management.

*HB 1414 is identical to HB 1196 except HB 1414 is executive request legislation. HB 1196 was heard in Committee on 1/22/13.

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Appropriations -  01/29/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1067 - Enhancing the basic education allocation formula for principals, assistant principals, and other certificated building-level administrators to support the teacher evaluation program requirements of RCW 28A.405.100.
  2. HB 1226 - Addressing the restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by another state retirement system.



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Business & Financial Services -  01/29/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1325 - Addressing fees and semiannual assessments, powers, lending limits, and technical amendments related to state-chartered banks, savings banks, savings associations, and trust companies.
  2. HB 1326 - Addressing the consumer loan act.
  3. HB 1327 - Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.
  4. HB 1328 - Regulating mortgage brokers.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1032 - Addressing portable electronics insurance.
  2. HB 1231 - Establishing continuing education requirements for engineers.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  01/29/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  Overview of current tribal affairs issues.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1014 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  2. HB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/29/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Child welfare reforms.
  1. Family Assessment Response.
  2. Title IV-E Waiver.
  3. Performance-based contracts.
  4. Foster Care Savings Reinvestment.
  5. University of Washington Training Alliance.




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Education* -  01/29/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 8:35 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1076 - Expanding participation in innovation academy cooperatives.
  2. HB 1144 - Regarding qualifications for educational interpreters.
  3. HB 1248 - Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  4. HB 1208 - Establishing the digital college in the high school pilot project.
  5. HB 1015 - Reducing costs by reducing state assessment requirements.



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Environment* -  01/29/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 10:10 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 1296 - Requiring integrated resource plans developed by electric utilities to include an assessment of energy storage systems.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1113 - Concerning standards for the use of science to support public policy.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/29/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2013 at 4:24 PM

Work Session:  Implementation of Initiative 502.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1001 - Creating a beer and wine theater license.
  2. HB 1008 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  3. HB 1009 - Prohibiting certain liquor self-checkout machines.
  4. HB 1351 - Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1281 - Allowing retail licensees to make group purchases under certain circumstances.
  2. HB 1332 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  3. HB 1351 - Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels.



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Government Operations & Elections -  01/29/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1091 - Changing provisions relating to presidential electors.
  2. HB 1211 - Concerning primary election voters' pamphlets.
  3. HB 1278 - Concerning prepaid postage for ballot envelopes.
  4. HB 1290 - Requiring county auditors to place ballot drop boxes at various locations throughout the county.



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Health Care & Wellness -  01/29/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1095 - Concerning nursing staffing practices at hospitals.
  2. HB 1155 - Concerning prescription information.
  3. HB 1182 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.
  4. HB 1263 - Reducing the financial loss to emergency medical care and transportation services by ensuring direct payment for emergency transportation services.



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Higher Education* -  01/29/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/24/2013 at 1:59 PM

Work Session:  Higher Education financial aid and student debt.
  1. Overview of state financial aid programs and student debt: Washington Student Achievement Council.
  2. State Need Grant Student Profiles Report: Washington State Institute for Public Policy.


Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1043 - Limiting differential tuition.
  2. HB 1109 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.

Executive Session:  HB 1011 - Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.



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Judiciary* -  01/29/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 1:39 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1000 - Providing immunity for health care providers following directions contained in a form developed pursuant to RCW 43.70.480.
  2. HB 1024 - Addressing service animals.
  3. HB 1027 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.
  4. HB 1064 - Making technical changes to form year designations.
  5. HB 1065 - Addressing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitration proceedings.
  6. HB 1116 - Adopting the uniform collaborative law act.
  7. HB 1118 - Revising the uniform interstate family support act.
  8. HB 1115 - Concerning the Uniform Commercial code.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1159 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.
  2. HB 1175 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.
  3. HB 1266 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  4. HB 1148 - Addressing dissenters' rights under the Washington business corporation act.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/29/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  2. HB 1153 - Regulating mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  3. HB 1150 - Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Local Government* -  01/29/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 2:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  2. HB 1239 - Concerning the powers of water-sewer districts.
  3. HB 1241 - Concerning contractor's bond.



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Public Safety -  01/29/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1081 - Addressing certain annual reviews of commitment.
  2. HB 1108 - Modifying the definition of rape in the third degree and indecent liberties.
  3. HB 1232 - Asserting conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to a registered sex offender.
  4. HB 1125 - Concerning registered sex offenders in adult family homes.
  5. HB 1171 - Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.



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Technology & Economic Development -  01/29/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1260 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. HB 1301 - Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives.
  3. HB 1303 - Extending the business and occupation tax credit for research and development.

Executive Session:  HB 1183 - Regarding wireless communications structures.

Work Session:  Tax preferences for economic development purposes.



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Transportation* -  01/29/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 3:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1132 - Authorizing certain family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates.
  2. HJM 4000 - Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."
  3. HB 1288 - Concerning the construction of a state boundary bridge.
  4. HB 1256 - Addressing project selection by the freight mobility strategic investment board.

Executive:  
  1. EHB 1132 - Authorizing certain family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates.
  2. HB 1256 - Addressing project selection by the freight mobility strategic investment board.



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