Agenda for Monday, January 30, 2012

House Committees

Community & Economic Development & Housing Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
Labor & Workforce Development State Government & Tribal Affairs
Transportation Ways & Means

Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  01/30/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2012 at 4:31 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2746 - Concerning community redevelopment financing in apportionment districts.
  2. HJM 4017 - Encouraging the beyond the border action plan on perimeter security and economic competitiveness and the action plan on regulatory cooperation between the United States and Canada.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2482 - Designating innovation partnership zones.
  2. HB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  3. HB 2595 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  4. HB 2613 - Concerning innovative industries for economic development.
  5. HB 2640 - Emphasizing cost-effectiveness in the housing trust fund.
  6. HB 2662 - Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones.
  7. HB 2663 - Authorizing use of sales and use tax proceeds for certain public facilities in innovation partnership zones for economic development purposes.
  8. HJM 4017 - Encouraging the beyond the border action plan on perimeter security and economic competitiveness and the action plan on regulatory cooperation between the United States and Canada.





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Health Care & Wellness* -  01/30/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/26/2012 at 4:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2420 - Repealing the requirement for a study and report concerning direct practices that the office of the insurance commissioner must provide to the legislature.
  2. HB 2495 - Prohibiting pharmacists from substituting opioid analgesic drugs for an opioid analgesic drug incorporating a tamper resistance technology without verifying equivalence or obtaining the written, signed consent of the prescribing physician.
  3. HB 2643 - Concerning purchase of care in institutions for mental diseases.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2303 - Regulating the practices of pharmacy benefits managers.
  2. HB 2314 - Concerning long-term care workers.
  3. HB 2319 - Implementing the affordable care act.
  4. HB 2442 - Clarifying when evidence of insurability may be required for medicare supplement insurance policies.
  5. HB 2420 - Repealing the requirement for a study and report concerning direct practices that the office of the insurance commissioner must provide to the legislature.
  6. HB 2643 - Concerning purchase of care in institutions for mental diseases.





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Higher Education* -  01/30/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2012 at 2:59 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2717 - Creating innovations in higher education.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2483 - Creating the office of the student achievement council.
  2. HB 2717 - Creating innovations in higher education.
  3. HB 2503 - Requiring institutions of higher education to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.





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Judiciary* -  01/30/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2012 at 11:10 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1508 - Protecting sport shooting ranges.
  2. HB 2211 - Regarding adoptees' access to information, including original birth certificates.
  3. HB 2279 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.
  4. HB 2454 - Protecting qualifying patients of medical marijuana from prosecution for impaired driving when there is no actual impairment.
  5. HB 2216 - Increasing penalties for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
  6. HB 1552 - Concerning garnishment.
  7. HB 1755 - Concerning the humane treatment of dogs.
  8. HB 2261 - Providing limited immunity for organizations making charitable donations of eye glasses or hearing instruments.
  9. HB 2462 - Regarding immunity for health care providers following end-of-life planning declarations.
  10. HB 2284 - Addressing civil liability of parents and legal guardians under certain circumstances.
  11. HB 2244 - Concerning the liability of landowners for unintentional injuries that result from certain public or private airstrip operations.
  12. HB 2516 - Concerning civil marriage and domestic partnerships.
  13. HB 2471 - Concerning criminal background checks and other requirements applicable to the purchase and transfer of firearms.
  14. HB 2589 - Making second degree unlawful possession of a firearm a predicate offense for first degree unlawful possession of a firearm.
  15. HB 2347 - Concerning the possession of spring blade knives.
  16. HB 2741 - Concerning health care claims against state and governmental health care providers arising out of tortious conduct.
  17. HB 2510 - Limiting government liability during preshelter care investigations of child abuse or neglect.
  18. HB 2246 - Concerning medicaid fraud.
  19. HB 2363 - Protecting victims of domestic violence and harassment.
  20. HB 2464 - Enacting the stalking protection order act.
  21. HB 2449 - Addressing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitration proceedings.
  22. HB 2421 - Modifying the foreclosure fairness act.
  23. HB 2554 - Concerning the obligations of landlords and tenants with respect to carbon monoxide alarms and the disclosure of certain health-related information.
  24. 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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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/30/12  6:00 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2012 at 3:32 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2701 - Regarding the governor as the public employer of language access providers.
  2. HB 2711 - Narrowing the definition of language access providers.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2359 - Addressing the industrial insurance medical provider network with respect to provider treatment or procedures ordered by the board of industrial insurance appeals or a court and provider appeals.
  2. HB 2395 - Regulating drayage truck operators.
  3. HB 2412 - Increasing protections for employees under the Washington industrial safety and health act of 1973.
  4. HB 2413 - Protecting workers and other community members from pesticide drift.
  5. HB 2431 - Addressing claim files and compensation under the industrial insurance laws.
  6. HB 2491 - Addressing when predecessor-successor relationships do not exist for purposes of unemployment experience rating.
  7. HB 2622 - Requiring medical claims to be addressed by communicating with workers in their primary language.
  8. HB 2669 - Concerning the definitions of "contractor" and "subcontractor" for the purposes of prevailing wages on public works.
  9. HB 2344 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.





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State Government & Tribal Affairs* -  01/30/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2012 at 10:54 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2499 - Expanding disclosure of political advertising to include advertising supporting or opposing ballot measures.
  2. HB 2500 - Returning the initiative process to the people by enacting reforms relating to contributions to ballot measure committees.
  3. HB 2558 - Establishing a theater license to sell beer, including strong beer, or wine, or both, at retail for consumption on theater premises.
  4. HB 2456 - Regarding disclosure of information relating to agriculture and livestock.
  5. HB 1764 - Regarding an annual assessment and performance grading program.
  6. HB 2705 - Creating the office of legislative support services.
  7. HB 2271 - Concerning the disclosure of personally identifying information on certain transit passes and fare payment media.
  8. HB 2573 - Transferring programs to the office of the attorney general.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1641 - Concerning domestic winery licensing.
  2. HB 1764 - Regarding an annual assessment and performance grading program.
  3. HB 2230 - Requiring certain health agencies to use administrative law judges from the office of administrative hearings.
  4. HB 2271 - Concerning the disclosure of personally identifying information on certain transit passes and fare payment media.
  5. HB 2304 - Transferring the low-level radioactive waste site use permit program from the department of ecology to the department of health.
  6. HB 2407 - Restricting the use of information related to claims resolution structured settlement agreements.
  7. HB 2456 - Regarding disclosure of information relating to agriculture and livestock.
  8. HB 2499 - Expanding disclosure of political advertising to include advertising supporting or opposing ballot measures.
  9. HB 2558 - Establishing a theater license to sell beer, including strong beer, or wine, or both, at retail for consumption on theater premises.
  10. HB 2573 - Transferring programs to the office of the attorney general.
  11. HB 2612 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2012.
  12. HB 2705 - Creating the office of legislative support services.





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Transportation* -  01/30/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/27/2012 at 4:59 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2455 - Concerning the covering of loads on public highways.
  2. HB 2527 - Concerning intermodal container chassis.
  3. HB 2675 - Concerning eligible toll facilities.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2270 - Concerning signage for automated traffic safety camera locations.
  2. HB 2274 - Allowing registered tow truck operators to pass the costs of tolls and ferry fares to the impounded vehicle's registered owner.
  3. HB 2353 - Allowing lunch breaks for registered tow truck operators while requiring reasonable availability.
  4. HB 2574 - Allowing special year tabs on special license plates for persons with disabilities subject to annual vehicle registration.
  5. HB 2234 - Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  6. HB 2275 - Allowing a registered tow truck operator to reimpound a vehicle that has been redeemed from storage or purchased at auction and not removed from the operator's business premises.





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Ways & Means -  01/30/12  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2530 - Improving accountability for tax preferences.
  2. HB 2619 - Clarifying that sellers are required to separately state retail sales tax on any instrument of sale provided to the buyer when the seller advertises that tax is included in the selling price or that the seller is paying the tax.
  3. HB 2620 - Addressing the management and investment of state funds and accounts.
  4. HB 2624 - Concerning the administration of medical expense plans for state government retirees.
  5. HB 2649 - Concerning county property tax levies.





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