Agenda for Friday, February 15, 2013

House Committees

Capital Budget Early Learning & Human Services
Education Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Local Government

Capital Budget* -  02/15/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 1:20 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1484 - Concerning the public works board.
  2. HB 1557 - Concerning publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
  3. HB 1054 - Regarding the allocation of one-half of one percent of original public school construction for equipment and technology purposes.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 6:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1547 - Concerning entities that provide recreational or educational programming for school-aged children.
  2. HB 1671 - Concerning child care reform.
  3. HB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated or in residential substance abuse treatment.
  2. HB 1342 - Concerning the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program.
  3. HB 1261 - Establishing receiving care centers for emergency and crisis care for children removed from their homes.
  4. HB 1524 - Providing for juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies.



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Education* -  02/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2013 at 12:14 PM

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 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.
  4. HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
  5. HB 1369 - Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.
  6. HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  7. HB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  8. HB 1178 - Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.
  9. HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  10. HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
  11. HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
  12. HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
  13. HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  14. HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  15. HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1492 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
  2. HB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  3. HB 1562 - Requiring funding for professional development for K-12 teachers.
  4. HB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools.
  5. HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
  6. HB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.



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Finance* -  02/15/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/12/2013 at 4:45 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1598 - Providing an exemption for certain lodging services from the convention and trade center tax.
  2. HB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  3. HB 1489 - Concerning the sales and use taxation of florists.
  4. HB 1550 - Modifying the property tax exemption for nonprofit fairs.
  5. SHB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  6. SHB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  7. HB 1759 - Concerning veterans' assistance levies.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  2. HB 1068 - Concerning the television reception improvement district excise tax.
  3. HB 1124 - Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits.
  4. HB 1170 - Modifying the income thresholds for the exemption and deferral property tax relief programs for senior citizens and persons retired because of physical disability.
  5. HB 1427 - Addressing the evasion of taxes by the use of certain electronic means.
  6. HB 1432 - Concerning county property tax levies.
  7. HB 1568 - Concerning the business licensing service program administered by the department of revenue.
  8. HB 1570 - Concerning filing requirements for property tax exemption claims for certain improvements to benefit fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, or water quantity.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/15/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2013 at 2:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  2. HB 1541 - Expanding the types of medications that a public or private school employee may administer to include nasal spray.
  3. HB 1593 - Providing access to the prescription drug monitoring database for clinical laboratories.
  4. HB 1677 - Concerning operators of multiple adult family homes.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1271 - Concerning the practice of denturism.
  2. HB 1362 - Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.
  3. HB 1441 - Addressing long-term care insurance.
  4. HB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  5. HB 1471 - Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  6. HB 1480 - Concerning the provision of prescription drugs by direct practice providers.
  7. HB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  8. HB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for service coordination organizations.
  9. HB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  10. HB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  11. HB 1541 - Expanding the types of medications that a public or private school employee may administer to include nasal spray.
  12. HB 1593 - Providing access to the prescription drug monitoring database for clinical laboratories.
  13. HB 1609 - Renaming the board of pharmacy.
  14. HB 1629 - Concerning credentialing and continuing education requirements for long-term care workers.
  15. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.
  16. HB 1677 - Concerning operators of multiple adult family homes.



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Local Government* -  02/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2013 at 3:53 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1599 - Concerning shoreline master program provisions for marine aquaculture net pen facilities.
  2. HB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.
  3. HB 1738 - Authorizing political subdivisions to purchase certain technology and services from the United States government.

Work Session:  Marine Aquaculture Net Pens and the Shoreline Management Act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1324 - Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.
  2. HB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  3. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  4. HB 1488 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to approve benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  5. HB 1575 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
  6. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.
  7. HB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.



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