Agenda for Tuesday, February 12, 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* -  02/12/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 10:26 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 1372 - Concerning natural resource management activities.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1112 - Concerning standards for the use of science to support public policy.
  2. HB 1191 - Protecting livestock against predator attacks.
  3. HB 1219 - Concerning large wild carnivore conflict management.
  4. HB 1337 - Conditioning the classification of the gray wolf by the fish and wildlife commission.
  5. HB 1501 - Building upon the existing wildlife interaction program to establish the mechanisms behind an uncapped funding source for implementing the provisions of the Washington wolf conservation and management plan adopted by the fish and wildlife commission in 2011 in a way that does not change the management provisions of the plan.
  6. HB 1135 - Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.
  7. 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.
  8. HB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.



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Appropriations* -  02/12/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 5:29 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1043 - Limiting differential tuition.

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing on DSHS Children's Administration.
  2. Briefing on Department of Early Learning.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/12/13  9:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Public Safety
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 3:57 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1756 - Concerning scrap metal licensing.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  02/12/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1495 - Concerning access of tribal members to state land.
  2. HB 1496 - Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/12/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 1:49 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1524 - Providing for juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies.
  2. HB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  3. HB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1342 - Concerning the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program.
  2. HB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.
  3. HB 1594 - Concerning interviewing children in child protective services investigations at children's advocacy centers.



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Education* -  02/12/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 5:10 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
  2. HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
  3. HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
  4. HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  5. HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.



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Environment* -  02/12/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 9:13 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1221 - Regarding coal transition power.
  2. HB 1222 - Concerning coal transition power.
  3. HB 1602 - Concerning fuel usage of publicly owned vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment.
  4. HB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1154 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  2. HB 1314 - Concerning municipally produced class A biosolids.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/12/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 2:35 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1711 - Allowing multiple liquor licenses at the same physical premises.
  2. HB 1742 - Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  3. HB 1808 - Addressing the proper disposal of legal amounts of marijuana inadvertently left at retail stores holding a pharmacy license.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.
  2. HB 1442 - Providing increased access to parimutuel satellite locations in counties with a population exceeding one million.
  3. EHB 1808 - Addressing the proper disposal of legal amounts of marijuana inadvertently left at retail stores holding a pharmacy license.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/12/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 3:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1163 - Regarding administrative procedures that promote accountability, transparency, and economic relief.
  2. HB 1400 - Clarifying that service includes electronic distribution of hearing notices and orders in administrative proceedings.
  3. HB 1418 - Regarding hours of availability of cities, towns, and special purpose districts for inspection and copying of public records.
  4. HB 1449 - Making specific prosecution and defense documents and materials exempt from public inspection and copying.
  5. HB 1456 - Authorizing pretax payroll deductions for qualified transit and parking benefits.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1103 - Concerning uniform ballot design.
  2. HB 1267 - Concerning voter registration.
  3. HB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  4. HB 1005 - Concerning responsibilities and funding of the public disclosure commission.
  5. HB 1195 - Repealing provisions relating to filling unexpired terms.
  6. HB 1198 - Requiring training of public officials and employees regarding public records and open public meetings.
  7. HB 1290 - Requiring county auditors to place ballot drop boxes at various locations throughout the county.
  8. HB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.



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Health Care & Wellness -  02/12/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Cost sharing that exceeds, or is a large proportion of, the rate paid to the health care provider.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1362 - Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.
  2. HB 1441 - Addressing long-term care insurance.
  3. HB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  4. HB 1629 - Concerning credentialing and continuing education requirements for long-term care workers.
  5. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.



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Higher Education* -  02/12/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 2:23 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1645 - Increasing the number of members on the Washington higher education facilities authority.
  2. HB 1669 - Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.
  3. HB 1686 - Concerning high school equivalency certificates.
  4. HB 1739 - Requiring guidelines for the percentage of resident, nonresident, and foreign students at institutions of higher education.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1453 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.
  2. HB 1011 - Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.
  3. 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.



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Judiciary* -  02/12/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 4:30 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1029 - Concerning private road maintenance agreements.
  2. HB 1021 - Educating parents of the harmful effects of parental abduction.
  3. HB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency, civil commitment, and commitments based on criminal insanity.
  4. HB 1096 - Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
  5. HB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.
  6. HB 1201 - Preventing animal cruelty.
  7. HB 1202 - Preventing animal cruelty.
  8. HB 1406 - Creating the uniform correction or clarification of defamation act.
  9. HB 1436 - Concerning privileging and professional conduct reviews by health care professional review bodies.
  10. HB 1477 - Providing flexibility for how school districts address truancy of students.
  11. HB 1140 - Concerning sibling visitation after a dependency has been dismissed or concluded.
  12. HB 1506 - Concerning third-party visitation.
  13. HB 1525 - Concerning birth certificates and other birth-related information.
  14. HB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.
  15. HB 1446 - Concerning judicial proceedings and forms.
  16. HB 1383 - Modifying stalking and harassment protection order provisions.
  17. HB 1307 - Concerning sexual assault protection orders.
  18. HB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1533 - Clarifying notice of claims in health care actions.
  2. HB 1508 - Concerning small estate guardian reporting intervals and training reporting requirements.
  3. HB 1542 - Concerning the provision of and reimbursement for certain court interpreter services.
  4. HB 1511 - Concerning court reporters, communication access real-time translation, and real-time captioning services.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/12/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 10:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1535 - Concerning the reduction in force of tenured or probationary community college faculty members.
  2. HB 1540 - Granting binding interest arbitration rights to certain uniformed personnel.
  3. HCR 4403 - Concerning the workforce training and education coordinating board's high skills high wages plan.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.



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Local Government* -  02/12/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 2:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1365 - Requiring cities and counties to provide security for their courts.
  2. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  3. HB 1488 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to approve benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  4. HB 1575 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
  5. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1416 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  2. HB 1417 - Regarding irrigation district administration.
  3. HB 1368 - Concerning the distribution of state liquor revenues to cities and counties.
  4. HB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.



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Public Safety* -  02/12/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 3:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1404 - Preventing alcohol poisoning deaths.
  2. HB 1653 - Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.
  3. HB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Public Safety* -  02/12/13  9:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Business & Financial Services
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 3:57 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1756 - Concerning scrap metal licensing.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/12/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 1:28 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1663 - Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.

Work Session:  Developing a smart regulatory climate.

Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Transportation -  02/12/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Transit Special Needs (Washington State Transit Association).
  2. State Route 520 corridor development: Bellevue to Redmond (City of Bellevue, City of Redmond, Microsoft, Group Health).

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1233 - Including health in the state transportation system policy goals.
  2. HB 1644 - Concerning transportation planning objectives and performance measures for local and regional agencies.



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