Agenda for Thursday, February 16, 2012

House Committees

Business & Financial Services Capital Budget
Community & Economic Development & Housing Early Learning & Human Services
Education Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment General Government Appropriations & Oversight
Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
State Government & Tribal Affairs Transportation
Ways & Means

Business & Financial Services* -  02/16/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 8:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5730 - Concerning usage-based automobile insurance.
  2. SB 5913 - Increasing the permissible deposit of public funds with credit unions.
  3. ESB 6155 - Concerning third-party account administrators.
  4. SB 6172 - Revising franchise investment protection provisions.
  5. SB 6290 - Concerning military spouses or registered domestic partners occupational licensing status during deployment or placement outside Washington state.
  6. SSB 6295 - Modifying certain exchange facilitator requirements and penalties.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. E2SSB 5730 - Concerning usage-based automobile insurance.
  2. SB 5913 - Increasing the permissible deposit of public funds with credit unions.
  3. ESB 6155 - Concerning third-party account administrators.
  4. SB 6172 - Revising franchise investment protection provisions.
  5. SB 6290 - Concerning military spouses or registered domestic partners occupational licensing status during deployment or placement outside Washington state.
  6. SSB 6295 - Modifying certain exchange facilitator requirements and penalties.



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Capital Budget* -  02/16/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  02/16/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 4:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5401 - Authorizing use of sales and use tax proceeds for certain public facilities in innovation partnership zones for economic development purposes.
  2. SB 5404 - Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones.
  3. E2SSB 5539 - Concerning Washington's motion picture competitiveness.
  4. ESSB 6355 - Concerning associate development organizations.
  5. SSJM 8016 - Encouraging the beyond the border action plan on perimeter security and economic competitiveness and the action plan on regulatory cooperation between the United States and Canada.
  6. 2SSB 6140 - Concerning local economic development financing.

Possible Executive Session:  Senate bills previously heard in committee.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/16/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 5:42 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5715 - Requiring adoption of core competencies for early care and education professionals and child and youth development professionals.
  2. SSB 6100 - Updating the administration of the sexual assault grant programs.
  3. SB 6157 - Requiring juvenile detention intake standards for juveniles who are developmentally disabled.
  4. SSB 6226 - Concerning authorization periods for subsidized child care.
  5. SSB 6384 - Ensuring that persons with developmental disabilities be given the opportunity to transition to a community access program after enrollment in an employment program.

Possible Executive Session:  Senate bills previously heard in committee.



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Education* -  02/16/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2012 at 4:31 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2294 - Establishing instruction in cardiopulmonary resuscitation as a graduation requirement.
  2. HB 2381 - Concerning public access to instructional material used in public schools.
  3. HB 2765 - Concerning qualifications for educational interpreters.
  4. ESSB 5895 - Regarding certificated employee evaluations.

Work Session:  Running Start.
  1. Brief Program Update.
  2. Research Study: Student Demographics.




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Education Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/16/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Environment* -  02/16/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2012 at 11:11 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2783 - Concerning coal transition power.
  2. SSB 6414 - Creating a review process to determine whether a proposed electric generation project or conservation resource qualifies to meet a target under RCW 19.285.040.
  3. SB 6082 - Regarding the preservation and conservation of agricultural resource lands.
  4. SSB 6116 - Concerning on-site sewage program management plans.
  5. SB 6131 - Regarding the regulation of mercury.



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General Government Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/16/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/16/12  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/16/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2012 at 5:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5197 - Concerning the delegation of nursing care tasks to home care aides.
  2. E2SSB 5620 - Requiring the certification of dental anesthesia assistants.
  3. SSB 5966 - Establishing the office of the health care authority ombudsman.
  4. SSB 6328 - Authorizing creation of a retired active license for mental health professionals.
  5. SB 6440 - Providing health care purchasing options for individuals and small employers.

Possible Executive Session:  Senate bills previously heard in committee.



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Higher Education* -  02/16/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 1:34 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5982 - Creating the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  2. SSB 5217 - Allowing appointment of student members on the boards of trustees of community colleges.
  3. SSB 6468 - Regarding investment of state research university funds.
  4. SJR 8223 - Amending the Constitution to provide clear authority to state research universities to invest funds as authorized by law.
  5. SSB 5997 - Regarding the Olympic natural resources center.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6121 - Requiring the office of student financial assistance to provide a financial aid counseling curriculum for institutions of higher education.
  2. SSB 5982 - Creating the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.



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Judiciary* -  02/16/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 2:33 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6030 - Addressing license suspension clerical errors.
  2. SSB 6216 - Providing immunity for nonprofit and charitable corporations that provide used eyeglasses for charitable purposes.
  3. SSB 6403 - Removing financial barriers to persons seeking vulnerable adult protection orders.
  4. SSB 6025 - Eliminating the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  5. SSB 6494 - Improving truancy procedures by changing the applicability of mandatory truancy petition filing provisions to children under seventeen years of age, requiring initial petitions to contain information about the child's academic status, prohibiting issuance of a bench warrant at an initial truancy status hearing, and modifying school district reporting requirements after the court assumes jurisdiction in a truancy case.
  6. ESSB 5697 - Requiring firearms safety devices and gun safes to meet minimum standards if purchased, used, or issued by governmental agencies and limiting the civil liability of governmental agencies and agents who provide or properly use approved firearms safety devices or gun safes.
  7. SSB 6492 - Improving timeliness, efficiency, and accountability of forensic resource utilization associated with competency to stand trial.



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State Government & Tribal Affairs* -  02/16/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2012 at 9:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6078 - Implementing efficiencies in the management of the state's natural resources.
  2. SB 6079 - Exempting officers and employees of the Washington state institute for public policy from state civil service law.
  3. SSB 6142 - Changing agency regulatory practices.
  4. SSB 6359 - Modifying provisions related to the office of regulatory assistance.
  5. SB 6465 - Concerning raffles exceeding five thousand dollars.
  6. SSB 6507 - Establishing the Walla Walla state veterans' home.
  7. SSB 6365 - Waiving and clarifying certain requirements for port district small public works projects.
  8. ESSB 6180 - Reducing costs and inefficiencies in elections.

Executive Session:  
  1. 2SSB 5355 - Regarding notice requirements for special meetings of public agencies.
  2. SB 6059 - Establishing the veterans' raffle.
  3. SSB 6354 - Requiring state agencies to offer electronic filing for business forms.



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Transportation -  02/16/12  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2190 - Making 2011-2013 supplemental transportation appropriations.

Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. SSB 6423 - Concerning the definition of farm vehicle.



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Ways & Means* -  02/16/12  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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