Agenda for Thursday, February 28, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations Capital Budget
Finance Transportation

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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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* -  02/28/13  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* -  02/28/13  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.





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