Agenda for Tuesday, February 21, 2012

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Early Learning & Human Services
Education Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment General Government Appropriations & Oversight
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
Technology, Energy & Communications Transportation
Ways & Means

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/21/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2012 at 11:51 AM

Public Hearing:  SSB 6135 - Regarding enforcement of fish and wildlife violations.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5631 - Removing obsolete provisions in statutes administered by the department of agriculture.
  2. ESB 5661 - Regarding derelict fishing gear.
  3. SSB 5996 - Concerning contiguous land under the current use open space property tax programs.
  4. SSB 6044 - Concerning the supply of water by public utility districts bordered by the Columbia river to be used in pumped storage projects.
  5. SSB 6135 - Regarding enforcement of fish and wildlife violations.
  6. 2SSB 6263 - Facilitating marine management planning.
  7. ESSB 6312 - Promoting job creation by ensuring access to domestic water for home construction.
  8. SB 6385 - Extending the tenure of the habitat and recreation lands coordinating group.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/21/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/16/2012 at 1:24 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6325 - Exempting common interest community managers from real estate broker and managing broker licensing requirements.
  2. SSB 6242 - Addressing specialty producer licenses.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6325 - Exempting common interest community managers from real estate broker and managing broker licensing requirements.
  2. SSB 6242 - Addressing specialty producer licenses.
  3. E2SSB 5730 - Concerning usage-based automobile insurance.
  4. ESB 6155 - Concerning third-party account administrators.
  5. SSB 6005 - Exempting certain vehicles from the written estimate requirement for auto repair facilities.
  6. SB 6098 - Revising fingerprinting requirements for licensing of private investigators and private security guards.



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Capital Budget* -  02/21/12  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/21/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2012 at 10:37 AM

Public Hearing:  Senate bills referred to committee.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5715 - Requiring adoption of core competencies for early care and education professionals and child and youth development professionals.
  2. ESSB 5991 - Extending mandatory child abuse reporting requirements to specified employees of institutions of higher education.
  3. SSB 6100 - Updating the administration of the sexual assault grant programs.
  4. SB 6157 - Requiring juvenile detention intake standards for juveniles who are developmentally disabled.
  5. SSB 6226 - Concerning authorization periods for subsidized child care.
  6. SSB 6240 - Modifying provisions relating to orders of disposition for juveniles.
  7. 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.
  8. SSB 6386 - Enacting measures to reduce public assistance fraud.
  9. ESSB 6462 - Redefining "income" and "resource" with regard to eligibility for public assistance programs.
  10. SSB 6508 - Authorizing waivers from certain DSHS overpayment recovery efforts.
  11. ESSB 6555 - Implementing provisions relating to child protection.



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Education* -  02/21/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2012 at 4:49 PM

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


Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6038 - Requiring rules to address school construction assistance for schools in shared or colocated facilities.
  2. SSB 6041 - Regarding lighthouse school programs.
  3. ESSB 6383 - Regarding Washington interscholastic activities association penalties.



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Education Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/21/12  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Environment* -  02/21/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/16/2012 at 11:55 AM

Public Hearing:  E2SSB 6211 - Accelerating cleanup of hazardous waste sites.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6082 - Regarding the preservation and conservation of agricultural resource lands.
  2. SSB 6116 - Concerning on-site sewage program management plans.
  3. HB 2783 - Concerning coal transition power.
  4. 2SSB 6120 - Concerning children's safe products.
  5. 2SSB 5343 - Concerning air emissions from anaerobic digesters.
  6. SSB 6027 - Concerning publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities.
  7. ESSB 5575 - Recognizing certain biomass energy facilities as an eligible renewable resource.
  8. E2SSB 6211 - Accelerating cleanup of hazardous waste sites.



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General Government Appropriations & Oversight* -  02/21/12  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Judiciary -  02/21/12  12:00 pm

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

Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5978 - Concerning medicaid fraud.
  2. SSB 6025 - Eliminating the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/21/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2012 at 11:04 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 6141 - Creating a lifelong learning program.
  2. SSB 6421 - Addressing the affidavit of wages paid on public works.
  3. SB 6133 - Requiring training for eligibility for certain electrician certifications.
  4. ESSB 6392 - Establishing a farm internship program.
  5. ESSB 6486 - Granting collective bargaining for postdoctoral and clinical employees at certain state universities.
  6. SSB 5412 - Providing remedies for whistleblowers in the conveyance work industry.
  7. SB 6289 - Facilitating self-employment training.



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Local Government* -  02/21/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/16/2012 at 1:24 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. E2SSB 5292 - Exempting certain structures that are constructed and maintained by irrigation districts and port districts from the definition of critical areas.
  2. SSB 5766 - Addressing fire protection district commissioners.
  3. SSB 5995 - Authorizing urban growth area boundary modifications for industrial land by certain counties.
  4. ESSB 6170 - Establishing the working waterfront redevelopment jobs act.
  5. ESB 6217 - Regarding irrigation district administration.
  6. ESSB 6470 - Authorizing benefit charges for the enhancement of fire protection services.
  7. ESSB 6512 - Regarding irrigation and rehabilitation district administration.



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Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness* -  02/21/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 5:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6010 - Addressing safety issues at state hospitals.
  2. E2SSB 6204 - Modifying community supervision provisions.
  3. ESSB 6280 - Concerning crimes against pharmacies.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 6010 - Addressing safety issues at state hospitals.
  2. SB 6108 - Clarifying the location at which the crime of theft of rental, leased, lease-purchased, or loaned property occurs.
  3. E2SSB 6204 - Modifying community supervision provisions.
  4. ESSB 6251 - Regulating advertising of commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
  5. ESSB 6252 - Addressing commercial sexual abuse of a minor, promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor, and promoting prostitution in the first degree.
  6. SSB 6253 - Concerning seizure and forfeiture of property in commercial sexual abuse of a minor, promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor, and promoting prostitution in the first degree crimes.
  7. ESB 6254 - Changing promoting prostitution provisions.
  8. ESB 6255 - Concerning victims of human trafficking and promoting prostitution.
  9. SB 6256 - Adding commercial sexual abuse of a minor to the list of criminal street gang-related offenses.
  10. ESB 6257 - Addressing a sexually explicit act.
  11. SSB 6258 - Concerning unaccompanied persons.
  12. ESSB 6280 - Concerning crimes against pharmacies.
  13. ESB 6296 - Modifying background check provisions.
  14. SSB 6407 - Providing transitional reentry housing through the department of corrections.
  15. SSB 6493 - Addressing sexually violent predator civil commitment cases.



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Technology, Energy & Communications* -  02/21/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2012 at 11:02 AM

Work Session:  Restoring electrical service during and after the January winter storm.

Possible Executive Session:  ESSB 6356 - Concerning the establishment of a single portal for Washington businesses.



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Transportation* -  02/21/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2012 at 6:23 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6582 - Concerning local transportation revenue options.
  2. ESSB 6445 - Concerning the Interstate 5 Columbia river crossing project.
  3. SSB 6444 - Concerning eligible toll facilities.
  4. SSB 6081 - Authorizing counties and ferry districts operating ferries to impose a vessel replacement surcharge on ferry fares sold.

Executive Session:  
  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.
  4. HB 2775 - Concerning the periodic replacement of license plates.
  5. E2SSB 5188 - Harmonizing certain traffic control signal provisions relative to yellow change intervals, certain fine amount limitations, and certain signage and reporting requirements.
  6. SSB 6081 - Authorizing counties and ferry districts operating ferries to impose a vessel replacement surcharge on ferry fares sold.
  7. SSB 6444 - Concerning eligible toll facilities.
  8. ESSB 6445 - Concerning the Interstate 5 Columbia river crossing project.



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Ways & Means* -  02/21/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2012 at 9:57 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 2127 - Making 2011-2013 fiscal biennium supplemental operating appropriations.
  1. The hearing will be on the proposed substitute bill by Representative Hunter.




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