Agenda for Friday, January 31, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Environment
Government Operations & Elections Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Public Safety Technology & Economic Development

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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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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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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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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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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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 -  01/31/14  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* -  01/31/14  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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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* -  01/31/14  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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