Agenda for February 25 to March 3, 2013

House Committees

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

Appropriations* -  02/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/23/2013 at 1:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  2. SHB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  3. SHB 1313 - Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment.
  4. HB 1333 - Restoring payment rates for community residential providers and annually adjusting payment rates for community residential providers by the rate of inflation.
  5. SHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
  6. SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  7. HB 1542 - Concerning the provision of and reimbursement for certain court interpreter services.
  8. SHB 1627 - Regarding competency to stand trial evaluations.
  9. SHB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  10. HB 1668 - Allowing certain separated plan 2 members of the retirement systems to participate in insurance plans and contracts.
  11. SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  12. SHB 1753 - Regulating interpreter services.
  13. SHB 1817 - Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid.
  14. HB 1911 - Concerning health care services for inmates in city, county, and regional jails.
  15. HB 1913 - Addressing service credit for certain school employee service workers.
  16. HB 1923 - Authorizing membership in the Washington public safety employees' retirement system for employees at city and county corrections departments, public corrections entities, the department of corrections, and the department of social and health services who provide direct care to, or ensure the custody and safety of, offender and patient populations.
  17. HB 1929 - Authorizing the inclusion of qualified trades people at public utility districts in the Washington public safety employees' retirement system.
  18. HB 1947 - Concerning the operating expenses of the Washington health benefit exchange.



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Appropriations* -  02/27/13  8:30 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Appropriations* -  02/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2013 at 12:59 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  2. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  3. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  4. SHB 1477 - Providing flexibility for how school districts address truancy of students.
  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.
  7. HB 1642 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.



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Appropriations* -  02/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 12:47 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  2. SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  3. SHB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  4. SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  5. SHB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
  6. SHB 1872 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
  7. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.
  8. SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  9. SHB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  10. HB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for service coordination organizations.
  11. SHB 1429 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.
  12. SHB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.
  13. HB 1961 - Extending the expiration date for judicial stabilization trust account surcharges.
  14. SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  15. HB 1866 - Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  16. SHB 1374 - Concerning the energy facility site evaluation council.
  17. HB 1940 - Creating the office of the forecast council.
  18. SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  19. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.
  20. SHB 1844 - Concerning family assessment response in child protective services.
  21. HB 1180 - Addressing death benefits for volunteer firefighters and reserve officers.
  22. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  23. SHB 1671 - Concerning child care reform.
  24. HB 1968 - Changing licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.
  25. SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1005 - Concerning responsibilities and funding of the public disclosure commission.
  2. SHB 1027 - Implementing changes to child support based on the child support schedule work group report.
  3. SHB 1096 - Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
  4. SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  5. SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  6. SHB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  7. HB 1180 - Addressing death benefits for volunteer firefighters and reserve officers.
  8. HB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  9. SHB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  10. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  11. SHB 1374 - Concerning the energy facility site evaluation council.
  12. SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  13. SHB 1429 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.
  14. SHB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  15. HB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for service coordination organizations.
  16. SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  17. SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  18. SHB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.
  19. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.
  20. SHB 1671 - Concerning child care reform.
  21. SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  22. SHB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
  23. SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  24. SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  25. SHB 1753 - Regulating interpreter services.
  26. SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  27. SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  28. SHB 1817 - Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid.
  29. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.
  30. SHB 1844 - Concerning family assessment response in child protective services.
  31. HB 1866 - Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  32. SHB 1872 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
  33. SHB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  34. HB 1911 - Concerning health care services for inmates in city, county, and regional jails.
  35. HB 1940 - Creating the office of the forecast council.
  36. HB 1947 - Concerning the operating expenses of the Washington health benefit exchange.
  37. HB 1961 - Extending the expiration date for judicial stabilization trust account surcharges.
  38. HB 1968 - Changing licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.



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Appropriations* -  03/01/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/1/2013 at 10:24 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1558 - Concerning the taxation of honey beekeepers.
  2. SHB 1693 - Providing tax relief for new businesses in high growth business sectors.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1096 - Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
  2. SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  3. SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  4. SHB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  5. HB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  6. SHB 1313 - Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment.
  7. SHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
  8. SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  9. HB 1558 - Concerning the taxation of honey beekeepers.
  10. SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  11. SHB 1627 - Regarding competency to stand trial evaluations.
  12. SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  13. SHB 1692 - Implementing career and college ready graduation requirements.
  14. SHB 1693 - Providing tax relief for new businesses in high growth business sectors.
  15. SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  16. SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  17. SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  18. SHB 1817 - Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid.
  19. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.
  20. SHB 1844 - Concerning family assessment response in child protective services.
  21. SHB 1872 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
  22. HB 1968 - Changing licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.
  23. HB 1923 - Authorizing membership in the Washington public safety employees' retirement system for employees at city and county corrections departments, public corrections entities, the department of corrections, and the department of social and health services who provide direct care to, or ensure the custody and safety of, offender and patient populations.
  24. HB 1542 - Concerning the provision of and reimbursement for certain court interpreter services.



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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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Capital Budget* -  02/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/25/2013 at 9:32 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  2. SHB 1617 - Concerning the administrative costs for the allocation, management, and oversight of housing trust fund investments.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  2. SHB 1617 - Concerning the administrative costs for the allocation, management, and oversight of housing trust fund investments.
  3. SHB 1648 - Providing for community economic revitalization in incorporated areas.
  4. HB 1841 - Authorizing electronic competitive bidding for state public works contracting.



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Capital Budget* -  02/28/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 7:48 AM

Public Hearing:  HB 1969 - Requiring the public works board to submit ranked project lists.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1260 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. SHB 1414 - Concerning Yakima river basin water resource management.
  3. HB 1466 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.
  4. HB 1484 - Concerning the public works board.
  5. HB 1969 - Requiring the public works board to submit ranked project lists.
  6. HB 1210 - Expanding the membership of the capital projects advisory review board.



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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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Finance* -  02/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/25/2013 at 7:08 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1912 - Extending the expiration date of the existing business and occupation tax rate for the manufacture and wholesale of certain solar energy systems.
  2. SHB 1663 - Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.
  3. HB 1932 - Providing a business and occupation tax exemption for amounts received by hotel management companies for covered employee costs.
  4. SHB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.
  5. SHB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  6. HB 1567 - Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for certain financial information provided to qualifying businesses providing international investment management services.
  7. HB 1710 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  8. HB 1575 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
  9. SHB 1161 - Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.
  10. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  11. SHB 1488 - Concerning the continued imposition of benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  12. HB 1958 - Affirming centralized payroll services as nontaxable between affiliated companies.
  13. HB 1960 - Establishing benefit assessment charges for metropolitan park districts.
  14. SHB 1654 - Establishing a regional fire protection service authority within the boundaries of a single city.
  15. SHB 1105 - Modifying the renewable energy cost recovery program.
  16. HB 1919 - Allowing certain county legislative authorities to impose a sales and use tax by ordinance.
  17. SHB 1693 - Providing tax relief for new businesses in high growth business sectors.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  2. HB 1493 - Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.
  3. SHB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  4. HB 1489 - Concerning the sales and use taxation of florists.
  5. SHB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  6. HB 1598 - Providing an exemption for certain lodging services from the convention and trade center tax.
  7. HB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  8. HB 1695 - Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing and tourism promotion activities or facilities.
  9. SHB 1663 - Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.
  10. SHB 1693 - Providing tax relief for new businesses in high growth business sectors.



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Finance* -  02/27/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2013 at 2:27 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1457 - Implementing family and medical leave insurance.
  2. HB 1890 - Modifying sales tax exemptions for working families.
  3. HB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  2. HB 1493 - Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.
  3. SHB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  4. HB 1489 - Concerning the sales and use taxation of florists.
  5. SHB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.
  6. HB 1598 - Providing an exemption for certain lodging services from the convention and trade center tax.
  7. HB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  8. HB 1695 - Allowing the use of lodging taxes for financing workforce housing and tourism promotion activities or facilities.



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Finance* -  02/28/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 7:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1967 - Concerning community redevelopment financing in apportionment districts.
  2. HJR 4210 - Providing for community redevelopment financing in apportionment districts.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1558 - Concerning the taxation of honey beekeepers.
  2. HB 1856 - Concerning fossil fuel production.
  3. HB 1575 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessor by eliminating the requirement to annually appraise tax-exempt government properties.
  4. HB 1919 - Allowing certain county legislative authorities to impose a sales and use tax by ordinance.
  5. HB 1960 - Establishing benefit assessment charges for metropolitan park districts.
  6. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  7. SHB 1488 - Concerning the continued imposition of benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  8. HB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.
  9. SHB 1440 - Ensuring fairness to employers by protecting employees.
  10. HB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.
  11. HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  12. HB 1710 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  13. SHB 1301 - Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives.
  14. SHB 1105 - Modifying the renewable energy cost recovery program.
  15. HB 1910 - Concerning the sales and use tax exemption expiration date for machinery and equipment used in generating electricity.
  16. SHB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  17. SHB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.
  18. SHB 1161 - Concerning sales for resale by retail licensees of liquor.



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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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Transportation* -  02/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2013 at 10:33 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1387 - Eliminating the periodic replacement requirement for license plates.
  2. HB 1726 - Modifying certain vehicle registration renewal requirements.
  3. HB 1902 - Creating intermittent-use trailer license plates.
  4. HB 1892 - Modifying certain provisions regarding transportation benefit districts.
  5. HB 1880 - Limiting the scope of the department of transportation's administration of the state's ferry system.
  6. HB 1879 - Concerning the review of and recommendations for ferry fares.
  7. HB 1922 - Concerning highway construction workforce development.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1698 - Requiring the installation and maintenance of signs indicating the end of school speed zones.
  2. HB 1803 - Concerning financial responsibility requirements for registered vehicle owners.
  3. HB 1944 - Addressing vehicle license plate and registration fraud.
  4. HB 1883 - Simplifying and updating statutes related to fuel tax administration.
  5. HB 1521 - Removing certain requirements for vehicle registration certificate applicants.



Committee Meeting Documents
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Transportation* -  02/27/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Transportation* -  02/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2013 at 5:30 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1941 - Concerning the adjudication of tolls and accompanying civil penalties.
  2. HB 1945 - Requiring the evaluation of options to mitigate the effect of tolling Interstate 90 west of Interstate 405 on certain residents.
  3. HB 1946 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  4. HB 1833 - Exempting tax information from public inspection and copying.
  5. HB 1951 - Providing an exception to the display of license plates at the front of a vehicle.
  6. HB 1898 - Concerning the funding of enhanced public transportation zones for public transportation systems.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1577 - Concerning the furnishment of vehicle owner lists to manufacturers of motor vehicles.
  2. HB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  3. HB 1726 - Modifying certain vehicle registration renewal requirements.
  4. HB 1803 - Concerning financial responsibility requirements for registered vehicle owners.
  5. HB 1880 - Limiting the scope of the department of transportation's administration of the state's ferry system.
  6. HB 1892 - Modifying certain provisions regarding transportation benefit districts.



Committee Meeting Documents
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Transportation* -  02/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 11:04 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1577 - Concerning the furnishment of vehicle owner lists to manufacturers of motor vehicles.
  2. HB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  3. HB 1632 - Regulating the use of off-road vehicles in certain areas.
  4. HB 1833 - Exempting tax information from public inspection and copying.
  5. HB 1941 - Concerning the adjudication of tolls and accompanying civil penalties.
  6. HB 1946 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  7. HB 1922 - Concerning highway construction workforce development.



Committee Meeting Documents
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Transportation* -  03/01/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 5:21 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  2. HB 1898 - Concerning the funding of enhanced public transportation zones for public transportation systems.
  3. HB 1953 - Concerning local option transportation revenue.
  4. HB 1959 - Concerning local transportation revenue.



Committee Meeting Documents
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