Agenda for Thursday, February 02, 2012

House Committees

Capital Budget Education Appropriations & Oversight
General Government Appropriations & Oversight Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight

Capital Budget* -  02/02/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2012 at 9:17 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  2. HB 2618 - Facilitating marine management planning.
  3. SHB 2640 - Emphasizing cost-effectiveness in the housing trust fund.
  4. HB 2662 - Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  2. HB 2618 - Facilitating marine management planning.
  3. SHB 2640 - Emphasizing cost-effectiveness in the housing trust fund.
  4. HB 2662 - Authorizing community economic revitalization board funding to benefit innovation partnership zones.
  5. HB 2722 - Concerning surplus property.





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Education Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/02/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2012 at 11:16 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2292 - Including Renton technical college in the aerospace training student loan program.
  2. SHB 2503 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  3. SHB 2608 - Requiring the department of early learning to develop state early learning guidelines.
  4. SHB 2717 - Creating innovations in higher education.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2156 - Regarding coordination and evaluation of workforce training for aerospace and materials manufacturing.
  2. SHB 2170 - Enacting the career pathways act.
  3. HB 2292 - Including Renton technical college in the aerospace training student loan program.
  4. HB 2492 - Requiring the state board of education to provide fiscal impact statements before making rule changes.
  5. SHB 2503 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  6. SHB 2585 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  7. SHB 2608 - Requiring the department of early learning to develop state early learning guidelines.
  8. HB 2617 - Regarding school district financial insolvency.
  9. SHB 2717 - Creating innovations in higher education.
  10. HB 2720 - Prioritizing safety net funding for residential schools.





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General Government Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/02/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2012 at 7:30 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2612 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2012.
  2. SHB 2421 - Modifying the foreclosure fairness act.
  3. SHB 2374 - Concerning associate development organizations.
  4. HB 2598 - Creating a commission to restructure state government.
  5. SHB 2302 - Concerning being under the influence with a child in the vehicle.
  6. SHB 2464 - Enacting the stalking protection order act.
  7. SHB 2501 - Placing restrictions on mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  8. HB 2542 - Making juvenile records confidential.
  9. 2SHB 1474 - Requiring fees to accommodate electronic filing and disclosure of campaign finance reports.
  10. SHB 2301 - Concerning mixed martial arts, boxing, martial arts, and wrestling.
  11. SHB 2365 - Regarding large wild carnivore conflict management.
  12. HB 2402 - Transferring ethics enforcement responsibility.
  13. SHB 2238 - Regarding wetlands mitigation.
  14. SHB 2253 - Modernizing the functionality of the state environmental policy act.
  15. SHB 2567 - Authorizing an optional system of rates and charges for conservation districts.
  16. SHB 1157 - Regarding the forest practices permitting system.
  17. SHB 2450 - Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.
  18. HB 2346 - Removing the requirement that correctional officers of the department of corrections purchase uniforms from correctional industries.
  19. 2SHB 1860 - Regarding partisan elections.
  20. SHB 2600 - Permitting recreation rock collecting, subject to certain restrictions.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. HB 2301 - Concerning boxing, martial arts, and wrestling.
  3. HB 2302 - Concerning being under the influence with a child in the vehicle.
  4. HB 2421 - Modifying the foreclosure fairness act.
  5. HB 2501 - Placing restrictions on mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  6. HB 2567 - Authorizing an optional system of rates and charges for conservation districts.
  7. HB 2612 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2012.
  8. HB 1313 - Regulating soil science and wetland science professions.





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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/02/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2012 at 4:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2341 - Concerning community benefits provided by hospitals.
  2. SHB 2413 - Protecting workers and other community members from pesticide drift.
  3. HB 2473 - Creating a medication assistant endorsement for certified nursing assistants who work in nursing homes.
  4. HB 2752 - Restoring some of the nursing facility payment methodology changes made during 2011.
  5. SHB 2211 - Regarding adoptees' access to information, including original birth certificates.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2056 - Concerning assisted living facilities.
  2. HB 2287 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  3. HB 2393 - Concerning employer reporting to the state support registry.
  4. HB 2446 - Extending the eligibility period for the working connections child care program.
  5. HB 2571 - Concerning waste, fraud, and abuse prevention, detection, and recovery to improve program integrity for medical services programs.
  6. HB 2604 - Transferring the powers, duties, and functions of the developmental disabilities endowment from the department of health to the department of commerce.
  7. HB 2648 - Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
  8. HB 2657 - Revising provisions affecting adoption support expenditures.





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