Agenda for February 17 to February 23, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Capital Budget
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Early Learning & Human Services
Education Environment
Finance 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* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 4:24 PM

Work Session:  Report on funding regional fisheries enhancement groups.

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5199 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  2. ESSB 6040 - Concerning invasive species.
  3. 2SSB 5973 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  4. SB 6047 - Setting a maximum annual gross sales amount for cottage food operations.



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Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/21/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 11:56 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6446 - Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.
  2. SSB 6199 - Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices.
  3. SB 6079 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.



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Appropriations* -  02/19/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 12:58 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Update on Caseload and Revenue Forecasts.
  2. Washington State Institute for Public Policy Effect Size Example: Student Test Score Outcomes.



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Appropriations -  02/20/14  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Update on Puget Sound Recovery Efforts.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 11:36 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6134 - Addressing nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.
  2. SB 6135 - Addressing banks and trust companies.

Executive Session:  SSB 5996 - Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, master esthetics, and instruction.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 5:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5977 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  2. SB 6133 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6134 - Addressing nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.
  2. SB 6135 - Addressing banks and trust companies.



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Capital Budget -  02/18/14  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Coordinated Investment for Floodplains Management.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/18/2014 at 2:45 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5691 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  2. SB 5970 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  3. SB 6208 - Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5691 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  2. SB 5970 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  3. SB 6208 - Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/21/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/19/14  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 2:32 PM

Work Session:  Access to underage alcohol and marijuana since the passage of I-1183 and I-502.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 1:59 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6095 - Addressing background checks for persons who will have access to children or vulnerable adults.
  2. ESSB 6479 - Providing caregivers authority to allow children placed in their care to participate in normal childhood activities based on a reasonable and prudent parent standard.



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Education* -  02/19/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 10:10 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6013 - Making a technical correction to school law governing the use of epinephrine autoinjectors (EPI pens).
  2. SSB 6105 - Concerning school library information and technology programs.
  3. SSB 6104 - Establishing the interactive gaming in schools public-private partnership.
  4. SSB 6129 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  5. 2SSB 6062 - Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.
  6. SB 6128 - Concerning the delivery of medication and services by unlicensed school employees.
  7. 2SSB 6163 - Concerning expanded learning opportunities.



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Education* -  02/20/14  11:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 10:26 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6242 - Concerning waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement.
  2. SSB 6439 - Concerning preventing harassment, intimidation, and bullying in public schools.
  3. SSB 6431 - Concerning assistance for schools in implementing youth suicide prevention activities.



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Environment* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 11:14 AM

Work Session:  Update on compliance with federal air quality standards in Pierce County.

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5097 - Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.
  2. SB 6035 - Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.
  3. SSB 6086 - Reducing PCBs in products purchased by agencies.
  4. ESB 6034 - Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.



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Environment* -  02/21/14  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 11:02 AM

Public Hearing:  ESSB 6450 - Concerning on-water dwellings.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5097 - Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.
  2. ESB 6034 - Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.
  3. SB 6035 - Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.
  4. SSB 6086 - Reducing PCBs in products purchased by agencies.



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Finance* -  02/20/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/19/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 11:36 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. Washington State Gambling Commission: State/Tribal Compact Amendment- Swinomish Indian Tribal Community.
  2. SB 5310 - Creating a senior center license.
  3. ESSB 5045 - Creating a permit to allow day spas to offer or supply without charge wine or beer by the individual glass to a customer for consumption on the premises.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5310 - Creating a senior center license.
  2. ESSB 5045 - Creating a permit to allow day spas to offer or supply without charge wine or beer by the individual glass to a customer for consumption on the premises.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 10:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6005 - Eliminating the position of human resources director.
  2. SSB 6094 - Authorizing the use of jail data for research purposes in the public interest.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/21/14  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/19/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 12:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  2. SB 5931 - Clarifying the requirements for health plans offered outside of the exchange.
  3. SB 6065 - Protecting children under the age of eighteen from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices.
  4. SB 6419 - Concerning expanding access to medicaid programs in border communities.
  5. SB 6299 - Requiring the department of health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding prenatal nutrition.
  6. ESSB 6297 - Requiring the department of health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding childhood immunizations.
  7. 2SSB 6312 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 1:14 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. E2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  2. SB 5931 - Clarifying the requirements for health plans offered outside of the exchange.
  3. SB 6065 - Protecting children under the age of eighteen from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices.
  4. SB 6419 - Concerning expanding access to medicaid programs in border communities.
  5. ESSB 6297 - Requiring the department of health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding childhood immunizations.
  6. SB 6299 - Requiring the department of health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding prenatal nutrition.
  7. 2SSB 6312 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.



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Higher Education* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 4:11 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2615 - Modifying the requirements for renewing state need grants.
  2. HB 2619 - Creating the state need pay it forward program.

Work Session:  
  1. Higher education capacity expansion: Private career schools.
  2. Regulating Private Career Schools: The Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board.



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Higher Education* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 10:59 AM

Work Session:  Adult basic education: State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and community and technical colleges.

Public Hearing:  SSB 5969 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.



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Judiciary* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 4:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5048 - Concerning notice against trespass.
  2. SB 5999 - Concerning corporate entity conversions.
  3. SB 5981 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.
  4. SB 6115 - Exempting licensed private investigators from process server requirements.
  5. SSB 6207 - Providing fee immunity for certain water facilities.
  6. SB 6219 - Concerning actions for damage arising from vehicular traffic on a primitive road.



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Judiciary* -  02/21/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 1:36 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Collective bargaining and unilateral implementation.
  2. Aerospace training student loan program.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/21/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Local Government* -  02/19/14  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 4:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6007 - Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities.
  2. ESB 6031 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.



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Local Government* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Public Safety* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 9:01 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 5064 - Concerning persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age.
  2. SSB 5965 - Concerning sexually violent predators.
  3. SSB 6069 - Modifying community custody conditions for sex offenders.
  4. SSB 6339 - Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.



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Public Safety* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 3:33 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6014 - Concerning the operation of a vessel under the influence of an intoxicant.
  2. SB 6022 - Protecting state hospital workers.
  3. SB 6025 - Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.
  4. SB 6413 - Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.
  5. SB 6415 - Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 2SSB 5064 - Concerning persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age.
  2. SSB 5965 - Concerning sexually violent predators.
  3. SSB 6069 - Modifying community custody conditions for sex offenders.
  4. SSB 6339 - Concerning coercion of involuntary servitude.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 5:50 PM

Work Session:  Department of Commerce update.
  1. Job growth initiatives and sector-lead appointments.
  2. Development of the Red Tape Index.
  3. Performance milestones.


Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5991 - Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  2. SSB 6058 - Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act.
  3. SJM 8003 - Requesting Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act.
  4. SSJM 8007 - Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/21/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 11:00 AM

Work Session:  Department of Natural Resources update.
  1. Drilling of natural gas in Washington.
  2. Right-of-way for tidal generation.


Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5991 - Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  2. SSJM 8007 - Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.



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Transportation* -  02/19/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 3:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5775 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  2. ESSB 5886 - Concerning the sale of certain department of transportation surplus property.
  3. SSB 6216 - Allowing certain counties to assume the administrative duties of a county ferry district.
  4. SSB 6280 - Providing an exemption from the department of transportation number requirement for certain farm vehicles.



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Transportation* -  02/20/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 3:21 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 6054 - Regarding aeronautic safety.



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