Agenda for Monday, February 24, 2014

House Committees

Appropriations Early Learning & Human Services
Education Government Accountability & Oversight
Health Care & Wellness Local Government
Transportation

Appropriations* -  02/24/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 11:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2790 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
  2. ESSB 5889 - Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  3. SB 6201 - Creating an optional life annuity benefit for plan 2 members of the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system.
  4. SB 6321 - Removing the statutory provision that allows members of plan 3 of the public employees' retirement system, school employees' retirement system, and teachers' retirement system to select a new contribution rate option each year.
  5. SB 6328 - Concerning deferred compensation plans.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2790 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
  2. ESSB 5889 - Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  3. SB 6201 - Creating an optional life annuity benefit for plan 2 members of the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system.
  4. SB 6321 - Removing the statutory provision that allows members of plan 3 of the public employees' retirement system, school employees' retirement system, and teachers' retirement system to select a new contribution rate option each year.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 10:42 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6181 - Concerning child care subsidies and child support enforcement services.
  2. SSB 6387 - Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.
  3. SB 6122 - Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
  4. SSB 6211 - Concerning the termination of basic food benefits to incarcerated persons.

Possible Executive Session:  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 -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 5958 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  2. SSB 6064 - Requiring an analysis of how school districts use school days.
  3. SSB 6074 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  4. SB 6093 - Allowing valid portable background check clearance cards issued by the department of early learning to be used by certain educational employees and their contractors for purposes of their background check requirements.
  5. SB 6424 - Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.
  6. SSB 6418 - Creating flexibility for the educator retooling conditional scholarship program.
  7. E2SSB 6552 - Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 4:14 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6442 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  2. ESSB 5731 - Allowing beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees to sell products made by distillers that produce sixty thousand gallons or less of spirits per year.
  3. SSB 6226 - Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.
  4. SSB 6237 - Concerning license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores.
  5. SB 6514 - Modifying the definition of qualifying farmers markets for the purposes of serving and sampling beer and wine.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5731 - Allowing beer and/or wine specialty shop licensees to sell products made by distillers that produce sixty thousand gallons or less of spirits per year.
  2. SSB 6226 - Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.
  3. SSB 6237 - Concerning license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores.
  4. SSB 6442 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  5. SB 6514 - Modifying the definition of qualifying farmers markets for the purposes of serving and sampling beer and wine.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 12:21 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6016 - Concerning the grace period for enrollees of the Washington health benefit exchange.
  2. SSB 6124 - Developing a state Alzheimer's plan.
  3. ESSB 6137 - Regulating pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacy audits.
  4. ESSB 6228 - Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.
  5. SB 6138 - Allowing the Washington state dental quality assurance commission to adopt rules regarding credential renewal requirements for dental professionals.
  6. ESB 6458 - Addressing the office of the insurance commissioner and matters related to health care insurance.
  7. ESSB 6511 - Addressing the prior authorization of health care services.
  8. ESSB 6265 - Concerning state and local agencies that obtain patient health care information.
  9. SSB 6283 - Clarifying the practice of a phlebotomist.
  10. SSB 6453 - Concerning verification of hours worked through electronic timekeeping by area agencies on aging and home care agencies.



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Local Government -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5514 - Concerning utility rates and charges for vacant lots in manufactured housing communities.
  2. ESSB 6008 - Modifying water-sewer district provisions.
  3. SSB 6060 - Concerning certain public water systems.
  4. SB 6114 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  5. ESB 6194 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6007 - Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities.
  2. ESB 6031 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.



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Transportation* -  02/24/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 9:02 AM

Work Session:  Focus on Trade: Northwest Seattle and the Seafood Processing Industry.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5141 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  2. 2ESSB 5785 - Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.
  3. SB 5957 - Concerning the renewal of parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  4. SSB 6150 - Concerning Medal of Honor special license plates.



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