Agenda for Monday, February 03, 2014

House Committees

Appropriations Early Learning & Human Services
Education Government Accountability & Oversight
Health Care & Wellness Judiciary
Local Government Transportation

Appropriations* -  02/03/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 1:13 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1037 - Establishing a cost recovery mechanism for public records sought for commercial purposes.
  2. HB 1820 - Determining average salary for the pension purposes of state and local government employees as certified by their employer.
  3. HB 2122 - Concerning sexually violent predators.
  4. HB 2334 - Simplifying and enforcing employee status under employment laws to ensure fairness to employers and employees and address the underground economy.
  5. HB 2378 - Concerning practice settings for certified chemical dependency professionals and trainees.
  6. HB 2736 - Addressing state retirement system employer participation in the state's deferred compensation program.
  7. HB 2746 - Refinancing of medicaid personal care services for individuals with developmental disabilities and individuals with long-term care needs through the community first choice option.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/03/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 3:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  2. HB 2699 - 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. HB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.
  4. HB 2616 - Concerning parents with intellectual or developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings.
  5. HB 2695 - Concerning safe sleep practices in child care settings.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2432 - Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
  2. HB 2450 - Concerning employment of persons with disabilities.
  3. HB 2377 - Improving quality in the early care and education system.
  4. HB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  5. HB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/03/14  6:00 pm

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

REVISED on 2/3/2014 at 4:22 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2598 - Clarifying the lead agency for the early support for infant and toddlers program.
  2. HB 2665 - Concerning the expiration of the advisory committee on the disproportionate representation of children of color in Washington's child welfare system.
  3. HB 2634 - Concerning enforcement standards for residential services and support providers.
  4. HB 2627 - Concerning the arrest of individuals who suffer from chemical dependency.
  5. HB 2714 - Allowing youthful offenders who complete their sentences prior to age twenty-one equal access to a full continuum of rehabilitative and reentry services.
  6. HB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2377 - Improving quality in the early care and education system.
  2. HB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  3. HB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.
  4. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  5. HB 2616 - Concerning parents with intellectual or developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings.
  6. HB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.



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Education* -  02/03/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/31/2014 at 8:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2621 - Expanding participation in college in the high school programs.
  2. HB 2697 - Concerning a weighted grade point average for purposes of the standardized high school transcript.
  3. HB 2536 - Creating the breakfast after the bell program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2167 - Changing the date by which challenged schools are identified.
  2. HB 2276 - Concerning the operation by educational service districts of educational programs for residents of residential schools.
  3. HB 2575 - Requiring that certain teacher assignment and reassignment data be included in data submitted to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
  4. HB 2605 - Making school district policies on restraint or isolation of certain students available to parents and guardians.
  5. HB 2583 - Adding charter school chief executive officers to the list of individuals who may file complaints of unprofessional conduct regarding certificated employees.
  6. HB 2350 - 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.
  7. HB 2531 - Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.
  8. HB 2317 - Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.
  9. HB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  10. 2SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  11. HB 2133 - Maintaining privacy of student educational records.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/03/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/31/2014 at 1:39 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2680 - Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
  2. HB 2706 - Ensuring safe, responsible, and legal acquisition of marijuana by adults.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  2. HB 2304 - Concerning marijuana processing and retail licenses.
  3. HB 2154 - Creating a liquor license for fairs.
  4. HB 2371 - Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.
  5. HB 2412 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on spirits retail licensees.
  6. HB 2490 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores and former state liquor stores.
  7. HB 2144 - Concerning the establishment of a dedicated local jurisdiction marijuana fund and the distribution of a specified percentage of marijuana excise tax revenues to local jurisdictions.
  8. HB 2322 - Prohibiting local governments from taking actions preventing or impeding the creation or operation of commercial marijuana businesses licensed by the liquor control board.
  9. HB 2638 - Concerning the establishment of state preemption of laws and ordinances of local governments regarding provisions of the controlled substances act, chapter 69.50 RCW.
  10. HB 2680 - Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
  11. HB 2706 - Ensuring safe, responsible, and legal acquisition of marijuana by adults.



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Health Care & Wellness -  02/03/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2340 - Creating the Washington health benefit exchange as a state agency.
  2. HB 2530 - Requiring free infectious disease testing for good samaritans.
  3. HB 2588 - Concerning employers' responsibility for the medical assistance costs of employees.
  4. HB 2594 - Requiring the health care authority to develop a blueprint for the establishment of a federal basic health program.



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Health Care & Wellness -  02/03/14  6:00 pm

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

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2074 - Concerning fees for health records.
  2. HB 2159 - Concerning restoration of funding to in-home care services.
  3. HB 2160 - Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.
  4. HB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  5. HB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  6. HB 2320 - Concerning adult family homes.
  7. HB 2326 - Concerning the prescription of biological products.
  8. HB 2328 - Modifying provisions governing the Washington state health insurance pool.
  9. HB 2329 - Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation.
  10. HB 2339 - Concerning disclosure of health care information.
  11. HB 2340 - Creating the Washington health benefit exchange as a state agency.
  12. HB 2430 - Concerning athletic trainers.
  13. HB 2449 - Addressing long-term care insurance price transparency.
  14. HB 2451 - Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts.
  15. HB 2467 - Allowing dental benefits to be offered in the Washington state health benefit exchange separately or within a qualified health plan.
  16. HB 2530 - Requiring free infectious disease testing for good samaritans.
  17. HB 2544 - Concerning newborn screening.
  18. HB 2565 - Concerning a mutual accountability model for clinical practices and healthy behaviors.
  19. HB 2570 - Concerning term limits for members of the medical quality assurance commission.
  20. HB 2572 - Concerning the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system.
  21. HB 2588 - Concerning employers' responsibility for the medical assistance costs of employees.
  22. HB 2594 - Requiring the health care authority to develop a blueprint for the establishment of a federal basic health program.
  23. HB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
  24. HB 2639 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  25. HB 2742 - Requiring a rule-making process to interpret the scope of practice of a health care profession.



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Judiciary* -  02/03/14  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 1/31/2014 at 5:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2232 - Expanding the duties and obligations of manufactured/mobile home community landlords.
  2. HB 2725 - Concerning court review of involuntary treatment decisions.
  3. HB 2691 - Regulating legal service contractors.



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Local Government -  02/03/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2681 - Including costs associated with preparing for new annexations within city sales and use tax authority.
  2. HB 2682 - Modifying provisions governing the competitive bidding process of water-sewer districts.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2187 - Extending the date by which counties participating in the voluntary stewardship program must review and, if necessary, revise development regulations that apply to critical areas in areas used for agricultural activities.
  2. HB 2218 - Concerning lake and beach management districts.
  3. HB 2234 - Addressing vesting under comprehensive plans or development regulations determined to be invalid by the growth management hearings board.
  4. HB 2245 - Addressing vesting in urban growth areas with recently added territory.
  5. HB 2278 - Concerning interlocal agreements for ambulance services between fire protection districts and contiguous cities.
  6. HB 2288 - Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.
  7. HB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  8. HB 2311 - Addressing notice requirements for land use applications and decisions.
  9. HB 2401 - Promoting fire safety with long-life smoke detection devices.
  10. HB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.
  11. HB 2442 - Concerning electronic salary and wage payments by counties.
  12. HB 2481 - Concerning food and yard waste collection space for qualifying new residential occupancies with more than two dwelling units.
  13. HB 2499 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.
  14. HB 2547 - Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts.
  15. HB 2593 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  16. HB 2618 - Modifying provisions governing public works projects of code cities.
  17. HB 2637 - Concerning annexations by code cities in counties with four hundred thousand or more residents.
  18. HB 2677 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  19. HB 2681 - Including costs associated with preparing for new annexations within city sales and use tax authority.
  20. HB 2682 - Modifying provisions governing the competitive bidding process of water-sewer districts.



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Transportation -  02/03/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2361 - Concerning vehicle license plate replacement and change of ownership.
  2. HB 2642 - Modifying the deadline for annual regulatory fees for charter party and excursion service carriers.
  3. HB 2674 - Concerning the processing of quick titles by subagents.
  4. HB 2675 - Modifying provisions applicable to off-road, nonhighway, and wheeled all-terrain vehicles and their drivers.
  5. HB 2689 - Requiring an electric motorcycle registration renewal fee.
  6. HB 2700 - Creating breast cancer awareness special license plates.



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