Agenda for Thursday, February 14, 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
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* -  02/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2013 at 9:44 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1350 - Providing options for local communities to balance growth of the community with water resource goals.
  2. HB 1375 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  3. HB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  4. HB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  5. HB 1229 - Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.
  6. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  7. HB 1244 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  8. HB 1245 - Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.
  9. HB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  02/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 12:10 PM

Work Session:  Counselors in schools.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. HB 1812 - Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  02/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 5:43 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Secretary of State - Agency overview and summary of the Governor's budget proposal.
  2. Washington State Historical Society - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  3. Eastern Washington Historical Society - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  4. Washington State Arts Commission - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  5. Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation - Agency overview and summary of the Governor's budget proposal.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1613 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  2. HB 1618 - Concerning the building code council account.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1613 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  02/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 10:28 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 1534 - Increasing the impaired dentist program license or renewal surcharge.

Executive Session:  HB 1343 - Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.





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Business & Financial Services* -  02/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 4:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1750 - Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.
  2. HB 1779 - Concerning esthetics.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1572 - Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.
  2. HB 1638 - Addressing insurance, generally.
  3. HB 1340 - Addressing debt management services.
  4. HB 1740 - Concerning fingerprint-based background checks for state-registered appraiser trainee applicants and existing credential holders.
  5. HB 1751 - Providing for equal tax treatment of investment securities for in-state and out-of-state banks.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 3:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1530 - Promoting a balanced financing system for state parks programs and services in order to facilitate resource stewardship, interpretative activities, cultural events, and works of art in state parks.
  2. HB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  3. HB 1590 - Establishing a training program for managers of manufactured housing communities.
  4. HB 1617 - Concerning the administrative costs for the allocation, management, and oversight of housing trust fund investments.

Executive Session:  
  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 -  02/14/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1527 - Concerning residential habilitation center residents' transition to the community.
  2. HB 1546 - Concerning people with disabilities who receive no paid services from the department of social and health services' division of developmental disabilities.





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Education* -  02/14/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 12:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1423 - Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning.
  2. HB 1431 - Regarding alternative learning experience courses.
  3. HB 1765 - Authorizing the suspension or revocation of certificates or permits to teach based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1248 - Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  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.
  5. HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
  6. HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
  7. HB 1336 - Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  8. HB 1369 - Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.
  9. HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  10. HB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  11. HB 1560 - Implementing selected recommendations from the 2011 and 2013 reports of the quality education council.
  12. HB 1178 - Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.
  13. HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.





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Environment* -  02/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/11/2013 at 4:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1046 - Concerning uncontested rate modifications for utilities and transportation commission regulated water companies.
  2. HB 1309 - Directing state investments of existing litter tax revenues under chapter 82.19 RCW in material waste management efforts without increasing the tax rate.
  3. HB 1434 - Regarding the inclusion of community involvement in environmental decision making.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1294 - Concerning flame retardants.





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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/14/13  9:00 am

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

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

Work Session:  Washington State Lottery Commission.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1295 - Modifying the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  2. HB 1381 - Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  3. HB 1459 - Authorizing students under the age of twenty-one to taste wine in viticulture and enology programs.
  4. HB 1422 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.





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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 9:14 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  2. HB 1359 - Regarding the state archivist.
  3. HB 1377 - Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.
  4. HB 1378 - Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements.
  5. HB 1393 - Providing information to assist in unemployment insurance overpayment recovery.

Public Hearing:  HB 1321 - Establishing food and beverage provision and service policies.





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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/14/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 4:04 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  2. HB 1471 - Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  3. HB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for service coordination organizations.
  4. HB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  5. HB 1609 - Renaming the board of pharmacy.
  6. HB 1679 - Regarding the disclosure of health care information.





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Higher Education* -  02/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 5:38 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1626 - Aligning the higher education financial aid process with in-state tuition requirements.
  2. HB 1725 - Creating the tuition support fund program.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1536 - Changing requirements for membership on community and technical college boards of trustees.
  2. HB 1322 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  3. HB 1736 - Concerning higher education operating efficiencies.
  4. HB 1769 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.





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Judiciary -  02/14/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1607 - Providing alternative means of service in forcible entry and forcible and unlawful detainer actions.
  2. HB 1647 - Requiring landlords to maintain and safeguard keys to leased premises.
  3. HB 1520 - Creating procedures for disposing property in the leased premises of a deceased tenant.
  4. HB 1529 - Concerning the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants.
  5. HB 1497 - Concerning the use of nonconviction records for employment and housing opportunities.
  6. HB 1435 - Clarifying agency relationships in reconveyances of deeds of trust.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 12:59 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1804 - Addressing supplemental bargaining under the personnel system reform act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1254 - Addressing prevailing wage filings.
  2. HB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  3. HB 1490 - Applying the public employees' collective bargaining act to department of corrections employees.
  4. HB 1535 - Concerning the reduction in force of tenured or probationary community college faculty members.
  5. HB 1540 - Granting binding interest arbitration rights to certain uniformed personnel.
  6. HB 1659 - Clarifying the employment status of independent contractors in the news business.
  7. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.





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Local Government -  02/14/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1606 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  2. HB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  3. HB 1654 - Establishing a regional fire protection service authority within the boundaries of a single city.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.





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Public Safety* -  02/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 4:13 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1125 - Concerning registered sex offenders in adult family homes.
  2. HB 1171 - Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1087 - Allowing for more than one vacation of a misdemeanor and gross misdemeanor conviction.
  2. HB 1232 - Asserting conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to a registered sex offender.
  3. HB 1291 - Concerning services for victims of the sex trade.
  4. HB 1338 - Concerning juveniles sentenced to long terms of incarceration.
  5. HB 1404 - Preventing alcohol poisoning deaths.
  6. HB 1482 - Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.
  7. HB 1554 - Allowing fire departments to develop a community assistance referral and education services program.
  8. HB 1580 - Allowing courts to assess additional costs to defendants if they are successful in setting aside a committed finding after failing to respond to an infraction or failing to appear for a hearing.
  9. HB 1653 - Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 2:55 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1301 - Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives.
  2. HB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  3. HB 1403 - Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.
  4. HB 1443 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.





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Transportation* -  02/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2013 at 9:50 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1070 - Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  2. HB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  3. HB 1233 - Including health in the state transportation system policy goals.
  4. HB 1238 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  5. HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  6. HB 1447 - Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.
  7. HB 1483 - Concerning public and private airport parking facilities.
  8. HB 1500 - Concerning the creation of a special license plate dedicated to raising revenue to fund preventative wolf management efforts at the department of fish and wildlife.
  9. HB 1577 - Concerning the furnishment of vehicle owner lists to manufacturers of motor vehicles.
  10. HB 1592 - Concerning the enforcement of speeding violations on certain private roads.
  11. HB 1644 - Concerning transportation planning objectives and performance measures for local and regional agencies.





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