Agenda for Thursday, February 20, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Early Learning & Human Services
Education Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government 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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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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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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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* -  02/20/14  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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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* -  02/20/14  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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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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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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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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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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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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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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