Agenda for Monday, February 20, 2012

House Committees

Community & Economic Development & Housing Early Learning & Human Services
Health Care & Wellness Higher Education
Judiciary State Government & Tribal Affairs
Transportation Ways & Means

Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  02/20/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 9:42 AM

Public Hearing:  SSB 6167 - Regarding dissemination of criminal identification system information.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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. 2SSB 6140 - Concerning local economic development financing.
  5. SSB 6167 - Regarding dissemination of criminal identification system information.
  6. ESSB 6355 - Concerning associate development organizations.
  7. 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.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  02/20/12  6:00 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5991 - Extending mandatory child abuse reporting requirements to specified employees of institutions of higher education.
  2. SSB 6240 - Modifying provisions relating to orders of disposition for juveniles.
  3. SSB 6386 - Enacting measures to reduce public assistance fraud.
  4. ESSB 6462 - Redefining "income" and "resource" with regard to eligibility for public assistance programs.
  5. SSB 6508 - Authorizing waivers from certain DSHS overpayment recovery efforts.
  6. ESSB 6555 - Implementing provisions relating to child protection.

Possible Executive Session:  Senate bills previously heard in committee.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/20/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 12:47 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  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. ESSB 6103 - Concerning the practice of reflexology and massage therapy.
  5. SSB 6105 - Concerning the prescription monitoring program.
  6. SSB 6197 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.
  7. ESSB 6237 - Creating a career pathway for medical assistants.
  8. SSB 6328 - Authorizing creation of a retired active license for mental health professionals.
  9. SB 6412 - Assisting persons seeking individual health benefit plan coverage when their prior carrier has terminated individual coverage.
  10. SB 6440 - Providing health care purchasing options for individuals and small employers.



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Higher Education* -  02/20/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 9:05 AM

Work Session:  Washington State University Tri-Cities: Student perspectives.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5217 - Allowing appointment of student members on the boards of trustees of community colleges.
  2. SSB 5982 - Creating the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  3. SSB 5997 - Regarding the Olympic natural resources center.
  4. SSB 6121 - Requiring the office of student financial assistance to provide a financial aid counseling curriculum for institutions of higher education.
  5. SSB 6468 - Regarding investment of state research university funds.
  6. SJR 8223 - Amending the Constitution to provide clear authority to state research universities to invest funds as authorized by law.



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Judiciary* -  02/20/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/16/2012 at 1:35 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5627 - Concerning service members' civil relief.
  2. SB 6095 - Making technical corrections to gender-based terms.
  3. SB 6324 - Concerning the obligations of landlords and tenants with respect to carbon monoxide alarms and the disclosure of certain health-related information.
  4. SSB 6472 - Concerning disclosure of carbon monoxide alarms in real estate transactions.
  5. SSB 6315 - Concerning the fair tenant screening act.
  6. SB 6566 - Adjusting when a judgment lien on real property commences.
  7. SB 6218 - Concerning escrow licensing requirement exceptions relating to the practice of law.
  8. SSB 6187 - Concerning health care claims against state and governmental health care providers arising out of tortious conduct.
  9. ESSB 5978 - Concerning medicaid fraud.
  10. SB 6030 - Addressing license suspension clerical errors.
  11. SSB 6216 - Providing immunity for nonprofit and charitable corporations that provide used eyeglasses for charitable purposes.
  12. SSB 6403 - Removing financial barriers to persons seeking vulnerable adult protection orders.
  13. SSB 6025 - Eliminating the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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* -  02/20/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 11:31 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6009 - Regarding ethics in public service.
  2. E2SSB 6023 - Creating the permit efficiency and accountability committee to select priority economic recovery projects for review by multiagency permitting teams.
  3. SB 6046 - Addressing the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  4. SB 6109 - Exempting video and audio recordings of closed executive session meetings from public inspection and copying.
  5. ESSB 6345 - Creating a commission to restructure state government.
  6. SB 6498 - Modifying write-in voting provisions.
  7. SB 6523 - Concerning resident curators of state properties.
  8. ESSB 6477 - Concerning liquor licensing, sales, and tasting.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6175 - Establishing a government-to-government relationship between state government and federally recognized Indian tribes.
  2. ESSB 6147 - Concerning state jurisdiction over Indian tribes in Indian country.
  3. SB 6079 - Exempting officers and employees of the Washington state institute for public policy from state civil service law.
  4. 2SSB 5355 - Regarding notice requirements for special meetings of public agencies.
  5. SSB 6142 - Changing agency regulatory practices.
  6. SSB 6359 - Modifying provisions related to the office of regulatory assistance.
  7. ESSB 6078 - Implementing efficiencies in the management of the state's natural resources.
  8. ESSB 6180 - Reducing costs and inefficiencies in elections.
  9. SB 6465 - Concerning raffles exceeding five thousand dollars.
  10. SSB 6365 - Waiving and clarifying certain requirements for port district small public works projects.
  11. SB 6046 - Addressing the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  12. SB 6523 - Concerning resident curators of state properties.
  13. ESSB 6477 - Concerning liquor licensing, sales, and tasting.
  14. SSB 6507 - Establishing the Walla Walla state veterans' home.



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Transportation* -  02/20/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 10:03 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6150 - Addressing the driver's license, permit, and identicard system, including the administration of a facial recognition matching system.
  2. ESSB 6455 - Concerning transportation revenue.
  3. 2SSB 5251 - Concerning electric vehicle license fees.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2190 - Making 2011-2013 supplemental transportation appropriations.
  2. E2SSB 5188 - Harmonizing certain traffic control signal provisions relative to yellow change intervals, certain fine amount limitations, and certain signage and reporting requirements.
  3. HB 2775 - Concerning the periodic replacement of license plates.



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Ways & Means* -  02/20/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2012 at 5:03 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5381 - Adjusting voting requirements for the renewal of emergency medical service levies.
  2. SSB 6088 - Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide an expiration date and statement of legislative intent.
  3. SB 6571 - Strengthening the department of revenue's ability to collect spirits taxes imposed under RCW 82.08.150.
  4. ESB 6589 - Requiring a direct patient-provider primary care practice services option for public employees.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2373 - Concerning the state's management of its recreational resources.
  2. SB 5259 - Concerning the tax payment and reporting requirements of small wineries.
  3. SSB 5984 - Concerning local government financial soundness.



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