Agenda for Thursday, February 21, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment 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* -  02/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 10:13 AM

Public Hearing:  SB 5139 - Concerning milk and milk products.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  2. HB 1135 - Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.
  3. HB 1191 - Protecting livestock against predator attacks.
  4. HB 1350 - Providing options for local communities to balance growth of the community with water resource goals.
  5. HB 1375 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  6. HB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  7. HB 1886 - Concerning the recoverable costs of the department of agriculture under chapter 16.36 RCW.
  8. HB 1894 - Concerning shellfish aquaculture research.
  9. HB 1896 - Enhancing compliance with the responsibilities of fishing guides.
  10. HB 1924 - Concerning watershed planning grants.
  11. HB 1372 - Concerning natural resource management activities.



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Appropriations* -  02/21/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/19/2013 at 6:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1096 - Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
  2. SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  3. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  4. HB 1322 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  5. SHB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.
  6. HB 1899 - Authorizing the state investment board to invest the assets of the first class cities' retirement systems.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1027 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.
  2. HB 1829 - Eliminating accounts and funds.
  3. HB 1868 - Providing access to health insurance for certain law enforcement officers' and firefighters' plan 2 members catastrophically disabled in the line of duty.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 4:52 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1340 - Addressing debt management services.
  2. HB 1572 - Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.
  3. HB 1751 - Providing for equal tax treatment of investment securities for in-state and out-of-state banks.
  4. HB 1779 - Concerning esthetics.
  5. HB 1870 - Addressing methods of payment.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 1:37 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  2. HB 1935 - Concerning state parks and recreation.
  3. HB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/21/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 3:13 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1708 - Concerning the enforcement powers of the office of financial recovery.
  2. HB 1844 - Concerning family assessment response in child protective services.
  3. HB 1852 - Requiring the building code council to adopt rules regarding before or after-school programs.
  4. HB 1928 - Implementing the recommendations of the developmental disability service system task force.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1671 - Concerning child care reform.
  2. HB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  3. HB 1724 - Concerning statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment.
  4. HB 1734 - Concerning exemptions from the five-year time limit for recipients of the temporary assistance for needy families program.
  5. HB 1774 - Measuring performance of the child welfare system.
  6. HB 1810 - Concerning payment options for parents who receive working connections child care benefits.
  7. HB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.



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Education* -  02/21/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/18/2013 at 12:10 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
  2. HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
  3. HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  4. HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  5. HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
  6. HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
  7. HB 1412 - Making community service a high school graduation requirement.
  8. HB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  9. HB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  10. HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools.
  11. HB 1492 - Concerning waivers from school year requirements for purposes of economy and efficiency.
  12. HB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  13. HB 1562 - Requiring funding for professional development for K-12 teachers.
  14. HB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools.
  15. HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
  16. HB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  17. HB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  18. HB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
  19. HB 1650 - Supporting K-12 career education, exploration, and planning.



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Environment* -  02/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 4:33 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1046 - Concerning uncontested rate modifications for utilities and transportation commission regulated water companies.
  2. HB 1105 - Modifying the renewable energy cost recovery program.
  3. HB 1106 - Regarding net metering of electricity.
  4. HB 1193 - Notifying landowners of applications to construct wind turbines.
  5. HB 1275 - Regarding water discharge fees.
  6. HB 1950 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/21/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 5:24 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1937 - Prohibiting a person from selling or giving a vapor product designed solely for smoking or ingesting tobacco to a minor.
  2. HB 1888 - Regarding industrial hemp.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1161 - Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.
  2. HB 1381 - Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  3. HB 1937 - Prohibiting a person from selling or giving a vapor product designed solely for smoking or ingesting tobacco to a minor.
  4. HB 1835 - Authorizing enhanced raffles conducted by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.
  5. HB 1860 - Continuing the use of the legislature's sunset review process.
  6. HB 1805 - Concerning culinary class wine restaurant specialty licenses.
  7. HB 1888 - Regarding industrial hemp.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 5:41 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1639 - Adjusting presidential elector compensation.
  2. HB 1715 - Allowing the department of corrections to exempt information contained in the internal database on security threat group data from dissemination under the public records act.
  3. HB 1733 - Requiring capital and transportation project investments to be searchable by the public for certain detailed information.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1321 - Establishing food and beverage provision and service policies.
  2. HB 1449 - Making specific prosecution and defense documents and materials exempt from public inspection and copying.
  3. HB 1537 - Addressing a veteran's preference for the purpose of public employment.
  4. HB 1591 - Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules.
  5. HB 1639 - Adjusting presidential elector compensation.
  6. HB 1697 - Exempting from disclosure and copying valuable commercial information in records pertaining to solid waste collection companies in possession of the Washington utilities and transportation commission.
  7. HB 1715 - Allowing the department of corrections to exempt information contained in the internal database on security threat group data from dissemination under the public records act.
  8. HB 1733 - Requiring capital and transportation project investments to be searchable by the public for certain detailed information.
  9. HB 1753 - Regulating interpreter services.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/21/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2013 at 9:59 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1555 - Concerning the education of surgical technologists.
  2. HB 1573 - Clarifying the prohibitions against discriminating against licensed chiropractors.
  3. HB 1737 - Concerning supervision of physician assistants.
  4. HB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  5. HB 1846 - Concerning stand-alone dental coverage.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1095 - Concerning nursing staffing practices at hospitals.
  2. HB 1349 - Addressing carrier surplus as an element of health benefit plan rate review.
  3. HB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  4. HB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  5. HB 1515 - Concerning medical assistants.
  6. HB 1541 - Expanding the types of medications that a public or private school employee may administer to include nasal spray.
  7. HB 1555 - Concerning the education of surgical technologists.
  8. HB 1573 - Clarifying the prohibitions against discriminating against licensed chiropractors.
  9. HB 1628 - Allowing nurses and physicians to satisfy a portion of their continuing education credits through providing services to medicaid enrollees or the uninsured.
  10. HB 1629 - Concerning credentialing and continuing education requirements for long-term care workers.
  11. HB 1660 - Convening a work group to develop a standardized clinical affiliation agreement for clinical placements for physicians and nurses.
  12. HB 1679 - Regarding the disclosure of health care information.
  13. HB 1701 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.
  14. HB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  15. HB 1737 - Concerning supervision of physician assistants.
  16. HB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  17. HB 1800 - Changing regulations concerning the compounding of medications.
  18. HB 1846 - Concerning stand-alone dental coverage.



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Higher Education* -  02/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 6:19 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1843 - Evaluating compliance and performance of institutions of higher education participating in financial aid programs.
  2. HB 1858 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.
  3. HB 1817 - Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid.
  4. HB 1669 - Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.



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Judiciary* -  02/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/19/2013 at 4:44 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.
  2. HB 1406 - Creating the uniform correction or clarification of defamation act.
  3. HB 1435 - Clarifying agency relationships in reconveyances of deeds of trust.
  4. HB 1511 - Concerning court reporters, communication access real-time translation, and real-time captioning services.
  5. HB 1520 - Creating procedures for disposing property in the leased premises of a deceased tenant.
  6. HB 1529 - Concerning the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants.
  7. HB 1589 - Concerning the solemnization of marriages.
  8. HB 1607 - Providing alternative means of service in forcible entry and forcible and unlawful detainer actions.
  9. HB 1612 - Concerning information on felony firearm offenders.
  10. HB 1627 - Concerning competency to stand trial evaluations.
  11. HB 1675 - Improving the adoption process.
  12. HB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  13. HB 1822 - Concerning debt collection practices.
  14. HB 1838 - Concerning surname changes after the solemnization of a marriage.
  15. HB 1839 - Concerning criminal background checks and other requirements applicable to the purchase and transfer of firearms.
  16. HB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 11:16 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1616 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums.
  2. HB 1621 - Regulating the hours of service for certain railroad employees.
  3. HB 1719 - Addressing drayage truck operators at certain ports.
  4. HB 1884 - Addressing the rate of compensation for occupational diseases.
  5. HB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.
  6. HB 1891 - Increasing protections for employees under the Washington industrial safety and health act of 1973.
  7. HB 1903 - Providing unemployment insurance benefit charging relief for part-time employers who continue to employ a claimant on a part-time basis and the claimant qualified for two consecutive claims with wages attributable to at least one employer who employed the claimant in both base years.



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Local Government* -  02/21/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 8:28 AM

Public Hearing :  
  1. HB 1754 - Concerning projects of statewide significance for economic development and transportation.
  2. HB 1848 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1052 - Concerning local government selection of appropriate sewer systems in urban areas.
  2. HB 1224 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  3. HB 1324 - Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.
  4. HB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  5. HB 1365 - Requiring cities and counties to provide security for their courts.
  6. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  7. HB 1488 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to approve benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  8. HB 1539 - Concerning the annexation of unincorporated territory within a code city.
  9. HB 1575 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
  10. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.
  11. HB 1599 - Concerning shoreline master program provisions for marine aquaculture net pen facilities.
  12. HB 1606 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  13. HB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  14. HB 1654 - Establishing a regional fire protection service authority within the boundaries of a single city.
  15. HB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.
  16. HB 1738 - Authorizing political subdivisions to purchase certain technology and services from the United States government.
  17. HB 1754 - Concerning projects of statewide significance for economic development and transportation.
  18. HB 1783 - Concerning health district banking.
  19. HB 1797 - Concerning tax collection by the county treasurer.
  20. HB 1828 - Addressing the fiscal conditions of local government.
  21. HB 1848 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.



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Public Safety* -  02/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 3:53 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1171 - Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.
  2. HB 1232 - Asserting conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to a registered sex offender.
  3. HB 1399 - Giving general law enforcement authority to natural resource investigators.
  4. HB 1429 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.
  5. HB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  6. HB 1554 - Allowing fire departments to develop a community assistance referral and education services program.
  7. HB 1559 - Requiring crisis intervention training for peace officers.
  8. HB 1581 - Creating the Washington state preservation of liberty act condemning the unlawful detention of United States citizens and lawful resident aliens under the national defense authorization act.
  9. HB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.
  10. HB 1653 - Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.
  11. HB 1661 - Addressing misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.
  12. HB 1771 - Establishing standards for the use of public unmanned aircraft systems.
  13. HB 1802 - Addressing compensation paid to peace officers while enrolled in basic law enforcement training.
  14. HB 1836 - Concerning the introduction of contraband into or possession of contraband in a secure facility.
  15. HB 1837 - Allowing residents of total confinement facilities and secure community transition facilities to engage in therapeutic occupational assignments within the confines of McNeil Island.
  16. HB 1842 - Providing partial and total confinement options for offenders.
  17. HB 1862 - Determining sentences for multiple offenses and enhancements.
  18. HB 1874 - Addressing federal immigration policy enforcement.
  19. HB 1875 - Concerning state park rangers from the state parks and recreation commission.
  20. HB 1876 - Concerning the liquor control board.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1581 - Creating the Washington state preservation of liberty act condemning the unlawful detention of United States citizens and lawful resident aliens under the national defense authorization act.
  2. HB 1771 - Establishing standards for the use of public unmanned aircraft systems.
  3. HB 1874 - Addressing federal immigration policy enforcement.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 10:42 AM

Executive Session:  HB 1897 - Requiring call location information to be provided to law enforcement responding to an emergency.



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Transportation* -  02/21/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2013 at 6:43 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1233 - Including health in the state transportation system policy goals.
  2. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.
  3. HB 1625 - Concerning certain tow truck operator requirements and rates.
  4. HB 1752 - Modifying requirements for the operation of commercial motor vehicles in compliance with federal regulations.
  5. HB 1592 - Concerning the enforcement of speeding violations on certain private roads.
  6. HB 1698 - Requiring the installation and maintenance of signs indicating the end of school speed zones.
  7. HB 1745 - Addressing the high occupancy toll lanes on state route 167.



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