Agenda for Tuesday, February 26, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations 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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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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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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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.





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