Agenda for Wednesday, January 30, 2013

House Committees

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

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.
  2. HB 1218 - Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.
  3. HB 1199 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  4. HB 1189 - Ensuring a balanced representation of interests on the fish and wildlife commission.
  5. HB 1200 - Concerning the labeling of seafood.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 10:04 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Washington FIRST Robotics program.
  2. Department of Early Learning update on the Race to the Top grant, home visiting, and the Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP).
  3. Joint Task Force on Education Funding recommended enhancements: Implement Career and College Ready Plan, and Accountability, Evaluation, and Common Core.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2013 at 8:01 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Brief overview of Governor Gregoire's budget proposal for the Office of the Attorney General.
  2. Update from the Office of the Attorney General on the state costs for the Grays Harbor County Superior Court lawsuit.
  3. Update from the Administrative Office of the Courts on the implementation of the superior court case management system.
  4. Update from the Administrative Office of the Courts on revenue assumptions for the Judicial Stabilization Trust Account.
  5. Update from the Department of Commerce on its Crime Victims and Public Safety Programs.
  6. Overview of Governor Gregoire's budget proposal for the Office of Civil Legal Aid.
  7. Overview of Governor Gregoire's Budget Proposal for the Office Public Defense.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1006 - Removing the requirement that earnings from the Washington horse racing commission operating account be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Implementation of changes to the mental health Involuntary Treatment Act and the continuum of resources required to effectively support adults with severe mental illnesses.





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Business & Financial Services -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1130 - Modifying who is authorized to redeem an impounded vehicle.
  2. HB 1212 - Prohibiting the use of credit history in insurance coverage related to a residence.

Executive Session:  
  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.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 4:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1187 - Concerning grants for community outdoor and indoor athletic facilities.
  2. HB 1277 - Concerning tribes holding conservation easements.
  3. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.
  4. HB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.





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Environment* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 10:09 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1235 - Prioritizing state investments in storm water control.
  2. HB 1237 - Regarding the creation of a storm water compliance project.
  3. HB 1275 - Regarding water discharge fees.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.
  2. Bills previously heard in committee.





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Government Operations & Elections* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 1:34 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1078 - Requiring the ballot proposition to reduce the terms of office of port commissioners to be submitted at the next general election.
  2. HB 1121 - Providing for the election of members of the house of representatives from house districts within each legislative district.
  3. HB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.





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Higher Education* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 3:06 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Integrating Higher Education, Employment, and Social Services: Report of the Opportunity Center for Employment and Education at North Seattle Community College.
  2. Opportunity Grant: State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  3. The 13th Year Promise Scholarship: South Seattle Community College.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1322 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  2. HB 1331 - Authorizing student advisory committees at institutions of higher education.





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Judiciary* -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 11:35 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1024 - Addressing service animals.
  2. HB 1027 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.
  2. HB 1119 - Allowing the sheriff to waive fees associated with the service of a writ of habeas corpus under certain circumstances.
  3. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  4. HB 1227 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  5. HB 1370 - Concerning notice requirements for homeowners' associations meetings.





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Labor & Workforce Development -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1110 - Addressing respirator requirements for asbestos abatement projects.
  2. HB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  3. HB 1249 - Exempting from prevailing wage requirements public works projects undertaken to repair fire damage.
  4. HB 1254 - Addressing prevailing wage filings.
  5. HB 1255 - Concerning exemptions from prevailing wage for school plant facilities receiving state funding assistance through the school construction assistance program.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.





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Public Safety* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 3:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1080 - Concerning the crime of rendering criminal assistance.
  2. HB 1087 - Allowing for more than one vacation of a misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor conviction.
  3. HB 1098 - Addressing bail practices.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1047 - Concerning photographs, microphotographs, and electronic images from traffic safety cameras and toll systems.
  2. HB 1059 - Providing that a proclamation of a state of emergency is effective upon the governor's signature.
  3. HB 1060 - Scoring an offense a class C felony equivalent if the offense was a felony under the relevant out-of-state statute when there is no clearly comparable offense under Washington law.
  4. HB 1061 - Changing provisions regarding the finding of aggravating circumstances.
  5. HB 1126 - Concerning state fire service mobilization.
  6. HB 1127 - Developing prefire mitigation plans.
  7. HB 1131 - Adding persons who serve legal process to assault in the third degree provisions.
  8. Bills previously heard in committee.





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Technology & Economic Development -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of various types of economic development zones.
  2. Update of report on trends in telecommunications and pathways for regulatory reform.





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Transportation* -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/25/2013 at 11:38 AM

Work Session:  
  1. County and city transportation issues - Introduction and 2013 priorities.
  2. Regional Transportation Planning Organizations (RTPOs) and Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs) - Introduction and role in the state and local transportation systems.
  3. Regional business-led coalitions with transportation interests - Introduction and role in the state and local transportation system.
  4. Washington State Department of Transportation Highways and Local Programs - Introduction and role in the state and local transportation system.





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