Agenda for February 24 to March 2, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Finance
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* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 9:38 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6180 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  2. ESB 6549 - Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains.
  3. SSB 6388 - Creating a direct seller license for businesses that sell prepackaged foods directly to consumers through a web site.
  4. ESSB 6041 - Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.
  5. ESSB 6286 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6446 - Concerning payments in lieu of taxes on county game lands.
  2. SSB 6199 - Addressing wildfires caused by incendiary devices.
  3. SB 6079 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.
  4. E2SSB 5199 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  5. ESSB 6040 - Concerning invasive species.
  6. 2SSB 5973 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  7. SB 6047 - Setting a maximum annual gross sales amount for cottage food operations.





Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 4:45 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6180 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  2. ESSB 6286 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.
  3. ESB 6549 - Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains.
  4. ESSB 6041 - Regarding fish and wildlife law enforcement.
  5. SSB 6388 - Creating a direct seller license for businesses that sell prepackaged foods directly to consumers through a web site.
  6. E2SSB 5199 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.





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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.





Appropriations* -  02/25/14  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Appropriations* -  02/26/14  6:00 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 12:13 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2185 - Making 2014 supplemental operating appropriations.
  1. The hearing is on the proposed substitute by Representative Hunter.


The budget documents for Representative Hunter's proposed 2014 supplemental budget bill are available at the link below: http://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/budget/detail/2014/ho2014p.asp



Appropriations* -  02/27/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 10:06 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5173 - Respecting holidays of faith and conscience.
  2. SSB 5360 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  3. ESSB 6040 - Concerning invasive species.
  4. SSB 6105 - Concerning school library information and technology programs.
  5. ESSB 6228 - Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.
  6. 2SSB 6312 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  7. SSB 6387 - Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.
  8. E2SSB 6552 - Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.
  9. SSB 6558 - Concerning intensive home and community-based mental health services for medicaid-eligible children.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2790 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
  2. SB 6328 - Concerning deferred compensation plans.





Appropriations* -  02/28/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 7:13 PM

Executive Session:  HB 2185 - Making 2014 supplemental operating appropriations.





Appropriations* -  03/01/14  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/28/2014 at 3:15 PM

Public Hearing and Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2791 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
  2. HB 2792 - Implementing the state's education funding obligation by increasing allocations to school districts, which include materials, supplies, and operating costs, all-day kindergarten, and class size reduction in kindergarten through third grade.
  3. HB 2794 - Adjusting the state expenditure limit to accommodate enhancements to the prototypical school funding formula.
  4. HB 2798 - Concerning payments made by the health care authority to managed health care systems.
  5. SSB 5859 - Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital.
  6. E2SSB 6126 - Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.
  7. 2SSB 6163 - Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  8. SB 6519 - Concerning public school employees' insurance benefits reporting.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2207 - Eliminating the reduction in state basic education funding that occurs in counties with federal forest lands.
  2. HB 2422 - Restoring the suspended inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.
  3. SSB 5173 - Respecting holidays of faith and conscience.
  4. SSB 5360 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  5. ESSB 6040 - Concerning invasive species.
  6. SSB 6105 - Concerning school library information and technology programs.
  7. ESSB 6228 - Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.
  8. 2SSB 6312 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  9. SSB 6387 - Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.
  10. E2SSB 6552 - Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.
  11. HB 2792 - Implementing the state's education funding obligation by increasing allocations to school districts, which include materials, supplies, and operating costs, all-day kindergarten, and class size reduction in kindergarten through third grade.
  12. HB 2794 - Adjusting the state expenditure limit to accommodate enhancements to the prototypical school funding formula.
  13. HB 2798 - Concerning payments made by the health care authority to managed health care systems.
  14. SSB 5859 - Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital.
  15. E2SSB 6126 - Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.
  16. 2SSB 6163 - Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  17. SB 6519 - Concerning public school employees' insurance benefits reporting.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 1:31 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5969 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.
  2. SSB 6129 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  3. SSB 6431 - Concerning assistance for schools in implementing youth suicide prevention activities.
  4. ESSB 6436 - Creating a work group to make recommendations for the continued viability of the college bound scholarship program.
  5. ESSB 6499 - Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform.
  6. SB 6555 - Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5969 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.
  2. SSB 6129 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  3. SSB 6431 - Concerning assistance for schools in implementing youth suicide prevention activities.
  4. ESSB 6436 - Creating a work group to make recommendations for the continued viability of the college bound scholarship program.
  5. ESSB 6499 - Creating the joint task force on local education financing reform.
  6. SB 6555 - Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.





Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 2:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 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.
  2. E2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  3. 2SSB 5064 - Concerning persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age.
  4. SB 5981 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.
  5. ESSB 6388 - Creating a direct seller license for businesses that sell prepackaged foods directly to consumers through a web site.
  6. SB 6415 - Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.
  7. ESB 6549 - Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains.
  8. ESB 6194 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  9. SHB 2517 - Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 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.
  2. E2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  3. 2SSB 5064 - Concerning persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age.
  4. SB 5981 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Mason county.
  5. ESSB 6388 - Creating a direct seller license for businesses that sell prepackaged foods directly to consumers through a web site.
  6. SB 6415 - Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.
  7. ESB 6549 - Creating demonstration projects for preserving agricultural land and public infrastructure in flood plains.
  8. ESB 6194 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  9. SHB 2517 - Concerning wildlife conflict funding to encourage proactive measures.





Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 9:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6284 - Regarding expenditures from the public health supplemental account.
  2. SSB 5975 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  3. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6284 - Regarding expenditures from the public health supplemental account.
  2. SSB 5975 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  3. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.





Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 4:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6272 - Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements.
  2. SSB 6273 - Revising provisions governing money transmitters.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5977 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  2. SB 6133 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.
  3. ESSB 6272 - Concerning manufacturer and new motor vehicle dealer franchise agreements.
  4. SSB 6273 - Revising provisions governing money transmitters.





Business & Financial Services* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Capital Budget* -  02/25/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/23/2014 at 12:45 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6110 - Regulating retainage bonds on public contracts.
  2. SSB 6516 - Creating a joint legislative task force to study financing options for water supply, flood control, and storm water projects.

Possible Executive Session:  SSB 6110 - Regulating retainage bonds on public contracts.





Capital Budget* -  02/27/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 12:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2224 - Concerning the 2013-2015 supplemental capital budget.
    1. The hearing is on the proposed substitute by Representatives Dunshee and DeBolt.
  2. HB 2797 - Funding all-day kindergarten and early elementary class size reduction facility needs with lottery revenues.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2224 - Concerning the 2013-2015 supplemental capital budget.
  2. HB 2797 - Funding all-day kindergarten and early elementary class size reduction facility needs with lottery revenues.

Budget documents for the proposed 2014 supplemental capital budget by Representatives Dunshee and DeBolt are available at the link below: http://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/budget/detail/2014/hc2014p.asp



Capital Budget* -  02/28/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 10:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6338 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.
  2. SSB 6362 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6338 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.
  2. SSB 6362 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Sessions:  
  1. Dental Health Aide Therapist Programs in Tribal Communities.
  2. State Veterans Benefits and Transitional Services.





Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 1:08 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5975 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  2. SSB 6078 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  3. SB 6338 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5975 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  2. SSB 6078 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  3. SB 6338 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.





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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.





Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 1:59 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 6558 - Concerning intensive home and community-based mental health services for medicaid-eligible children.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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.
  3. ESSB 6181 - Concerning child care subsidies and child support enforcement services.
  4. SSB 6387 - Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.
  5. SB 6122 - Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
  6. SSB 6211 - Concerning the termination of basic food benefits to incarcerated persons.
  7. SSB 6558 - Concerning intensive home and community-based mental health services for medicaid-eligible children.





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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.





Education* -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 2:15 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 2SSB 5958 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  2. SB 6013 - Making a technical correction to school law governing the use of epinephrine autoinjectors (EPI pens).
  3. SSB 6074 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  4. SSB 6431 - Concerning assistance for schools in implementing youth suicide prevention activities.
  5. SSB 6105 - Concerning school library information and technology programs.
  6. SB 6128 - Concerning the delivery of medication and services by unlicensed school employees.
  7. SB 6424 - Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.
  8. ESSB 6242 - Concerning waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement.
  9. 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.
  10. 2SSB 6062 - Requiring internet access to public school data and expenditure information.
  11. 2SSB 6163 - Concerning expanded learning opportunities.
  12. SSB 6129 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  13. E2SSB 6552 - Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements.





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Environment -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 6076 - Concerning the maintenance and operations of parks and recreational land acquired through the conservation futures program.
  2. SB 6077 - Modifying the use of storm water control facility rate charges.
  3. ESB 6501 - Concerning used oil recycling.
  4. SJM 8015 - Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars.





Environment* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 2:45 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 6076 - Concerning the maintenance and operations of parks and recreational land acquired through the conservation futures program.
  2. ESB 6501 - Concerning used oil recycling.
  3. SJM 8015 - Requesting Congress implement certain increased safety measures for tank rail cars.
  4. ESSB 6450 - Concerning on-water dwellings.
  5. SB 6077 - Modifying the use of storm water control facility rate charges.
  6. ESB 5097 - Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.





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Finance* -  02/25/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 4:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 6330 - Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas of rural counties within urban growth areas.
  2. SB 6405 - Providing greater consistency in how nonprofit tax-exempt property may be used without jeopardizing the property's tax-exempt status.
  3. SHB 2753 - Imposing motor vehicle fuel taxes on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas used for transportation purposes.
  4. SSB 6333 - Concerning tax statute clarifications, simplifications, and technical corrections.





Finance* -  02/27/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 2:16 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 2SSB 6330 - Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas of rural counties within urban growth areas.
  2. SSB 6333 - Concerning tax statute clarifications, simplifications, and technical corrections.
  3. SB 6405 - Providing greater consistency in how nonprofit tax-exempt property may be used without jeopardizing the property's tax-exempt status.





Finance* -  02/28/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 1:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2795 - Investing in education by clarifying laws relating to tobacco substitutes.
  2. HB 2796 - Investing in education by narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences.
  3. 2SSB 6096 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.
  4. SB 6180 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  5. ESB 6031 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2681 - Including costs associated with preparing for new annexations within city sales and use tax authority.
  2. SB 6180 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  3. ESB 6031 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.





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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.





Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 1:07 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5964 - Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.
  2. SB 6045 - Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
  3. SB 6059 - Concerning charges for scanning public records.
  4. SB 6141 - Concerning the confidentiality of certain records filed with the utilities and transportation commission or the attorney general.
  5. SSB 6145 - Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6005 - Eliminating the position of human resources director.
  2. SB 6045 - Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
  3. SSB 6094 - Authorizing the use of jail data for research purposes in the public interest.
  4. SSB 6145 - Declaring the Ostrea lurida the official oyster of the state of Washington.





Government Operations & Elections -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5676 - Protecting personal voter signatures.
  2. SSB 5872 - Creating a state agency innovation and efficiency grant program.
  3. SSB 6250 - Requiring submission of digital copies of public employees' collective bargaining agreements.
  4. ESSB 6517 - Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers and identicard numbers from public inspection and copying.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5872 - Creating a state agency innovation and efficiency grant program.
  2. ESB 5964 - Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.
  3. SB 6059 - Concerning charges for scanning public records.
  4. SB 6141 - Concerning the confidentiality of certain records filed with the utilities and transportation commission or the attorney general.
  5. SSB 6250 - Requiring submission of digital copies of public employees' collective bargaining agreements.
  6. ESSB 6517 - Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers and identicard numbers from public inspection and copying.





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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.





Health Care & Wellness* -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 1:34 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 6016 - Concerning the grace period for enrollees of the Washington health benefit exchange.
  2. SB 6065 - Protecting children under the age of eighteen from the harmful effects of exposure to ultraviolet radiation associated with tanning devices.
  3. SSB 6124 - Developing a state Alzheimer's plan.
  4. ESSB 6137 - Regulating pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacy audits.
  5. ESSB 6228 - Concerning transparency tools for consumer information on health care cost and quality.
  6. ESSB 6297 - Requiring the department of health to develop and make available resources for pregnant women regarding childhood immunizations.
  7. SB 6138 - Allowing the Washington state dental quality assurance commission to adopt rules regarding credential renewal requirements for dental professionals.
  8. ESB 6458 - Addressing the office of the insurance commissioner and matters related to health care insurance.
  9. ESSB 6511 - Addressing the prior authorization of health care services.
  10. ESSB 6265 - Concerning state and local agencies that obtain patient health care information.
  11. SSB 6283 - Clarifying the practice of a phlebotomist.
  12. SSB 6453 - Concerning verification of hours worked through electronic timekeeping by area agencies on aging and home care agencies.





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Higher Education* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 11:03 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6358 - Requiring institutions of higher education to provide certain financial aid information to admitted and prospective students.
  2. SSB 6362 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  3. E2SSB 6423 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.

Work Session:  Higher Education Transitions.
  1. College Bound Update.
  2. MESA Community College Program.


Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5969 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.
  2. SB 6358 - Requiring institutions of higher education to provide certain financial aid information to admitted and prospective students.
  3. SSB 6362 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  4. E2SSB 6423 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.





Higher Education* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 5:46 PM

Executive Session:  E2SSB 6423 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.

Work Session:  
  1. Serving adults in higher education.
  2. College preparatory programs in higher education.





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Judiciary* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 8:15 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6279 - Creating effective and timely access to magistrates for purposes of reviewing search warrant applications.
  2. ESB 6553 - Concerning the distribution of real property sale proceeds.
  3. E2SSB 6126 - Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.
  4. SSB 5173 - Respecting holidays of faith and conscience.
  5. ESSB 5972 - Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.
  6. ESSB 5020 - Modifying indigent defense provisions.
  7. SB 6143 - Clarifying tenant remedies upon landlord's failure to perform duties.





Judiciary* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 8:25 AM

Executive Session:  
  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 6219 - Concerning actions for damage arising from vehicular traffic on a primitive road.
  5. E2SSB 6126 - Concerning representation of children in dependency matters.
  6. SSB 6279 - Creating effective and timely access to magistrates for purposes of reviewing search warrant applications.
  7. ESB 6553 - Concerning the distribution of real property sale proceeds.
  8. SSB 5173 - Respecting holidays of faith and conscience.
  9. SB 6115 - Exempting licensed private investigators from process server requirements.
  10. SSB 6207 - Providing fee immunity for certain water facilities.
  11. ESSB 5972 - Specifying recovery for fire damages to public or private forested lands.

Public Hearing:  SB 5956 - Concerning short-barreled rifles.





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Labor & Workforce Development -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5360 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  2. SSB 6046 - Implementing procedures concerning certain whistleblowers.
  3. SB 6206 - Concerning telecommunications installations.
  4. SSB 6290 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  5. SB 6522 - Restricting the use of personal information gathered during the claims resolution structured settlement agreement process.
  6. SCR 8409 - Approving the workforce training and education coordinating board's high skills high wages plan.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5360 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  2. SSB 6046 - Implementing procedures concerning certain whistleblowers.
  3. SB 6206 - Concerning telecommunications installations.
  4. SSB 6290 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  5. SB 6522 - Restricting the use of personal information gathered during the claims resolution structured settlement agreement process.
  6. SCR 8409 - Approving the workforce training and education coordinating board's high skills high wages plan.





Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 3:56 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5112 - Granting scheduling authority for qualified retrospective rating plan employers and groups.
  2. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.
  3. SB 5158 - Creating a good faith defense for certain minimum wage and overtime compensation complaints.
  4. SSB 6179 - Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.
  5. SB 6445 - Amending the definition of uniformed personnel for the purposes of public employees' collective bargaining.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.
  2. SB 6445 - Amending the definition of uniformed personnel for the purposes of public employees' collective bargaining.





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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.





Local Government* -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 4:55 PM

Public Hearing:  ESB 6194 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5514 - Concerning utility rates and charges for vacant lots in manufactured housing communities.
  2. SSB 6007 - Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities.
  3. ESSB 6008 - Modifying water-sewer district provisions.
  4. ESB 6031 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.
  5. SSB 6060 - Concerning certain public water systems.
  6. SB 6114 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  7. ESB 6194 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.





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Public Safety* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 11:53 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6010 - Establishing penalties for altered or shaved keys.
  2. SB 6011 - Increasing penalties for random assaults.
  3. SSB 6017 - Concerning the use of proceeds from seizure and forfeiture activities from sexual exploitation of children and promoting prostitution.
  4. ESB 6248 - Making the unlawful possession of instruments of financial fraud a crime.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 2SSB 5064 - Concerning persons sentenced for offenses committed prior to reaching eighteen years of age.
  2. SSB 6014 - Concerning the operation of a vessel under the influence of an intoxicant.
  3. SB 6025 - Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.
  4. SB 6413 - Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.
  5. SB 6415 - Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.





Public Safety* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 1:44 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6010 - Establishing penalties for altered or shaved keys.
  2. SB 6011 - Increasing penalties for random assaults.
  3. SSB 6017 - Concerning the use of proceeds from seizure and forfeiture activities from sexual exploitation of children and promoting prostitution.
  4. ESB 6248 - Making the unlawful possession of instruments of financial fraud a crime.
  5. SB 6413 - Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.

Work Session:  HB 1874 - Addressing federal immigration policy enforcement.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 2:57 PM

Work Session:  Coal risk assessment in integrated resource planning.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5334 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. SSB 6028 - Declaring electricity from a generation facility powered by the combustion of solid waste in a municipally owned energy recovery facility to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
  3. 2SSB 6096 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5334 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. SSB 5991 - Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  3. SSB 6028 - Declaring electricity from a generation facility powered by the combustion of solid waste in a municipally owned energy recovery facility to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
  4. 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.
  5. 2SSB 6096 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.
  6. SJM 8003 - Requesting Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act.
  7. SSJM 8007 - Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.





Technology & Economic Development* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 2:58 PM

Work Session:  Contingency supply of marine fiber cable for telecommunications.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5334 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. SSB 5991 - Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels.
  3. SSB 6028 - Declaring electricity from a generation facility powered by the combustion of solid waste in a municipally owned energy recovery facility to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.
  4. 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.
  5. 2SSB 6096 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.
  6. SJM 8003 - Requesting Congress to amend the Communications Decency Act.
  7. SSJM 8007 - Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.





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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.





Transportation* -  02/25/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 5:09 PM

Work Session:  Focus on Trade: Spokane and the Pharmaceutical Contract Manufacturing Industry.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5141 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  2. SB 5775 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  3. 2ESSB 5785 - Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.
  4. ESSB 5886 - Concerning the sale of certain department of transportation surplus property.
  5. SB 5957 - Concerning the renewal of parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  6. SSB 6054 - Regarding aeronautic safety.
  7. SSB 6150 - Concerning Medal of Honor special license plates.
  8. SSB 6216 - Allowing certain counties to assume the administrative duties of a county ferry district.
  9. SSB 6280 - Providing an exemption from the department of transportation number requirement for certain farm vehicles.





Transportation* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 5:44 PM

Possible Executive Session:  SSB 5467 - Concerning vehicle owner list furnishment requirements.

Work Session:  Focus on Trade: Federal Way and the Timber Industry.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2762 - Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations.
  2. SSB 5467 - Concerning vehicle owner list furnishment requirements.

The time for the start of the public hearing on SSB 5467 is 10:00 am. The time for the start of the public hearing on HB/PSHB 2762 is 1:30 pm. Committee documents for PSHB 2762 will be available no later than February 27 at 9:00 am on the LEAP website (http://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/default.asp).



Transportation* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 5:39 PM

Public Hearing:  Senate bills referred to committee.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 2762 - Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations.





Transportation* -  02/28/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Transportation* -  03/01/14  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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