Agenda for Thursday, January 31, 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 -  01/31/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1135 - Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.
  2. HB 1146 - Concerning certified water right examiner bonding requirements.
  3. HB 1188 - Creating a focused effort on reestablishing a rural agricultural economy in western Washington by making investments aimed at returning underproducing land back into a state of active agricultural production.
  4. HB 1209 - Extending the program establishing Christmas tree grower licensure.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1071 - Regarding state and private partnerships for managing salmonid hatcheries.
  2. HB 1075 - Concerning the number of Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery licenses that one vessel may be designated to carry.
  3. HB 1073 - Concerning payments to counties in lieu of property taxes on state-owned land.
  4. HB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.





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Appropriations -  01/31/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing on higher education.
  2. Briefing on natural resources programs.





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Business & Financial Services* -  01/31/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  01/31/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Update on farmworker housing and services.





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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/31/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1172 - Concerning the children of family day care providers.
  2. HB 1228 - Exempting certain family day care providers who have been operating for at least five years from any requirement to have a high school diploma or equivalent education.
  3. HB 1204 - Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.





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Education -  01/31/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Educator Certification Refresher.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1178 - Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.
  2. HB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  3. HB 1304 - Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.
  4. HB 1283 - Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.





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Environment* -  01/31/13  10:00 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:  
  1. HB 1193 - Notifying landowners of applications to construct wind turbines.
  2. HB 1314 - Concerning municipally produced class A biosolids.
  3. HB 1374 - Concerning the energy facility site evaluation council.

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





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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  01/31/13  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections -  01/31/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1162 - Enacting the regulatory fairness act of 2013.
  2. HB 1197 - Concerning open public meetings.
  3. HJR 4204 - Amending the Constitution to require legislative approval of certain agency rules.





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Health Care & Wellness -  01/31/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Introduction to health care payment models.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1003 - Concerning disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services' finding.
  2. HB 1044 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.





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Higher Education* -  01/31/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 1:37 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Financial aid counseling: Panel.
  2. The Guaranteed Education Tuition Program: OPR Staff, Office of the State Actuary, and the Office of the State Treasurer.





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Judiciary -  01/31/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1194 - Limiting liability for habitat projects.
  2. HB 1186 - Concerning veterinarian immunity from liability when reporting suspected animal cruelty.
  3. HB 1201 - Preventing animal cruelty.
  4. HB 1202 - Preventing animal cruelty.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  01/31/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 12:50 PM

Work Session:  Briefing from the Department of Labor and Industries on its annual Fraud Prevention and Compliance Report.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1440 - Ensuring fairness to employers by protecting employees.
  2. HB 1473 - Requiring certain entities to report payments for construction services.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  2. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  3. HB 1153 - Regulating mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  4. Bills previously heard in committee.





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Local Government* -  01/31/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 2:54 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1016 - Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.
  2. HB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  3. HB 1049 - Concerning the administration and operation of flood control districts.
  4. HB 1052 - Concerning local government selection of appropriate sewer systems in urban areas.
  5. HB 1053 - Requiring notice to property owners when a county, city, or town modifies its zoning requirements.
  6. HB 1090 - Increasing the dollar amount for construction of a dock that does not qualify as a substantial development under the shoreline management act.
  7. HB 1104 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning and review.
  8. HB 1128 - Regarding local agencies' responses to public records requests.
  9. HB 1158 - Concerning the annexation of property owned by the state for military purposes.
  10. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  11. HB 1185 - Concerning equitable allocation of auditor costs.
  12. HB 1207 - Concerning cemetery district formation requirements.
  13. HB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  14. HB 1239 - Concerning the powers of water-sewer districts.
  15. HB 1241 - Concerning contractor's bond.





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Public Safety -  01/31/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1225 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of revocation to habitual traffic offenders.
  2. HB 1305 - Modifying vehicle prowling provisions.
  3. HB 1262 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.
  4. HB 1291 - Concerning services for victims of the sex trade.
  5. HB 1292 - Vacating prostitution convictions.

Possible Executive Session :  Bills previously heard in committee.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  01/31/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 5:45 PM

Work Session:  Technology privacy laws, consumer rights, and intellectual property.

Executive Session:  HB 1183 - Regarding wireless communications structures.





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Transportation* -  01/31/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2013 at 5:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1242 - Concerning the authority of a vehicle subagent to recommend a successor.
  2. HB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  3. HB 1379 - Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.





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