Agenda for Monday, February 25, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Capital Budget
Finance Transportation

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  02/25/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/23/2013 at 11:07 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1248 - Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  2. HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
  3. SHB 1283 - Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.
  4. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  5. SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  6. SHB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  7. SHB 1624 - Restricting tuition increases for resident undergraduate students at four-year institutions of higher education.
  8. SHB 1725 - Creating the tuition support fund program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  2. HB 1248 - Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  3. HB 1276 - Creating the dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project.
  4. SHB 1283 - Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.
  5. HB 1453 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.
  6. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  7. SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  8. SHB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  9. SHB 1624 - Restricting tuition increases for resident undergraduate students at four-year institutions of higher education.
  10. SHB 1725 - Creating the tuition support fund program.
  11. HB 1900 - Specifying "caseload" for purposes of caseload forecasts of common school students.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  02/25/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2013 at 12:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  2. SHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  3. SHB 1375 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  4. SHB 1819 - Creating and using digital infrastructure maps to inform economic development decisions.
  5. SHB 1822 - Concerning debt collection practices.
  6. HB 1924 - Concerning watershed planning grants.
  7. HB 1661 - Addressing misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.
  8. SHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  9. SHB 1828 - Addressing the fiscal conditions of local government.
  10. HB 1818 - Promoting economic development through business and government streamlining projects.
  11. SHB 1875 - Concerning state park rangers from the state parks and recreation commission.
  12. SHB 1876 - Concerning the liquor control board.
  13. HB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1158 - Concerning the annexation of property owned by the state for military purposes.
  2. SHB 1338 - Concerning juveniles sentenced to long terms of incarceration.
  3. SHB 1024 - Addressing service animals.
  4. SHB 1198 - Requiring training of public officials and employees regarding public records and open public meetings.
  5. SHB 1195 - Concerning candidate names on the primary ballot.
  6. SHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  7. SHB 1828 - Addressing the fiscal conditions of local government.
  8. HB 1818 - Promoting economic development through business and government streamlining projects.
  9. SHB 1875 - Concerning state park rangers from the state parks and recreation commission.
  10. SHB 1876 - Concerning the liquor control board.
  11. SHB 1375 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  12. SHB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  13. SHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  14. HB 1661 - Addressing misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.
  15. SHB 1819 - Creating and using digital infrastructure maps to inform economic development decisions.
  16. SHB 1822 - Concerning debt collection practices.
  17. HB 1924 - Concerning watershed planning grants.
  18. HB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  02/25/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/23/2013 at 10:41 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1095 - Concerning nursing staffing practices at hospitals.
  2. SHB 1254 - Prevailing wage filings.
  3. SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  4. SHB 1525 - Concerning access to original birth certificates after adoption.
  5. SHB 1701 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.
  6. SHB 1774 - Requiring measurement of performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system.
  7. HB 1795 - Concerning the scope and costs of the diabetes epidemic in Washington.
  8. HB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1095 - Concerning nursing staffing practices at hospitals.
  2. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  3. SHB 1254 - Prevailing wage filings.
  4. SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  5. HB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  6. SHB 1518 - Providing certain disciplining authorities with additional authority over budget development, spending, and staffing.
  7. SHB 1525 - Concerning access to original birth certificates after adoption.
  8. SHB 1701 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.
  9. SHB 1774 - Requiring measurement of performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system.
  10. HB 1795 - Concerning the scope and costs of the diabetes epidemic in Washington.
  11. HB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.





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Capital Budget* -  02/25/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/22/2013 at 5:03 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1648 - Providing for community economic revitalization in incorporated areas.
  2. HB 1769 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1633 - Modifying school district bidding requirements for improvement and repair projects.
  2. HB 1841 - Authorizing electronic competitive bidding for state public works contracting.
  3. HB 1210 - Expanding the membership of the capital projects advisory review board.
  4. SHB 1648 - Providing for community economic revitalization in incorporated areas.
  5. HB 1769 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.





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Finance* -  02/25/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2013 at 6:09 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1301 - Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives.
  2. SHB 1323 - Regarding the sea cucumber dive fishery.
  3. SHB 1416 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  4. HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  5. HB 1910 - Concerning the sales and use tax exemption expiration date for machinery and equipment used in generating electricity.
  6. HB 1705 - Providing incentives for solar energy.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1421 - Protecting the state's interest in collecting deferred property taxes.
  2. HB 1517 - Concerning a business and occupation tax exemption for the Washington health benefit exchange established under chapter 43.71 RCW.
  3. HB 1604 - Reducing the frequency of local sales and use tax changes.
  4. SHB 1323 - Regarding the sea cucumber dive fishery.
  5. SHB 1416 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  6. HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.





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Transportation* -  02/25/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2013 at 10:47 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1485 - Increasing the vehicle fee limit under a transportation benefit district's councilmatic authority.
  2. HB 1865 - Concerning sales and use tax imposition by public transportation benefit areas.
  3. HB 1953 - Concerning local option transportation revenue.
  4. HB 1959 - Concerning local transportation revenue.
  5. HB 1944 - Addressing vehicle license plate and registration fraud.
  6. HB 1883 - Simplifying and updating statutes related to fuel tax administration.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1803 - Concerning financial responsibility requirements for registered vehicle owners.
  2. HB 1767 - Concerning outdoor advertising sign fees, labels, and prohibitions.
  3. HB 1752 - Modifying requirements for the operation of commercial motor vehicles in compliance with federal regulations.





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