Agenda for February 4 to February 10, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Government Operations & Elections
Health Care & Wellness Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Public Safety
Technology & Economic Development Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/05/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 9:49 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1112 - Concerning standards for the use of science to support public policy.
  2. HB 1191 - Protecting livestock against predator attacks.
  3. HB 1219 - Concerning large wild carnivore conflict management.
  4. HB 1337 - Conditioning the classification of the gray wolf by the fish and wildlife commission.
  5. HB 1501 - Building upon the existing wildlife interaction program to establish the mechanisms behind an uncapped funding source for implementing the provisions of the Washington wolf conservation and management plan adopted by the fish and wildlife commission in 2011 in a way that does not change the management provisions of the plan.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  2. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  3. HB 1244 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.

*Additional seating space available in JLOB B-12.

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Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/06/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 9:47 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1220 - Concerning milk and milk products.
  2. HB 1229 - Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.
  3. HB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.
  4. HB 1323 - Regarding the sea cucumber dive fishery.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1199 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  2. HB 1200 - Concerning the labeling of seafood.
  3. HB 1218 - Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.



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Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/07/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 9:00 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1350 - Providing options for local communities to balance growth of the community with water resource goals.
  2. HB 1375 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  3. HB 1438 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  4. HB 1548 - Concerning efficiencies in the department of ecology processing of water right change applications that move the point of withdrawal reducing the potential for surface water body impacts.
  5. HB 1549 - Concerning efficiencies in the department of ecology processing of water right change applications to permit the consolidation of the annual quantities of those water rights held by the applicant.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1135 - Concerning the annual gross sales limits for cottage food operations.
  2. HB 1146 - Concerning certified water right examiner bonding requirements.
  3. HB 1188 - Creating a focused effort on reestablishing a rural agricultural economy in western Washington by making investments aimed at returning underproducing land back into a state of active agricultural production.
  4. HB 1209 - Extending the program establishing Christmas tree grower licensure.
  5. HB 1071 - Regarding state and private partnerships for managing salmonid hatcheries.



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Appropriations -  02/04/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing on the Department of Corrections.
  2. Briefing on the judicial agencies.
  3. Briefing on Operating and Capital budget interaction.



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Appropriations -  02/05/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Briefing on Early Childhood Learning.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1226 - Addressing the restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by another state retirement system.



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Appropriations -  02/07/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Major Information Technology Investments.
  2. Update on the State Data Center.
  3. Briefing on the Juvenile Rehabilitation Administration in the Department of Social and Health Services.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education -  02/06/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET).
  2. College Bound Scholarship program.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology -  02/06/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing from the Office of the Chief Information Officer on strategies for savings through information technology implementation.
  2. Briefing from Consolidated Technology Services on proposed funding for State Data Center operations.
  3. Briefing from the Department of Enterprise Services on proposals for a new Statewide Financial System and a new Time, Leave, and Attendance System.
  4. Update from the Department of Enterprise Services savings and efficiencies proposed in the Governor's budget.
  5. Briefing from the Department of Revenue on its major information technology projects proposed in the Governor's budget.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services -  02/06/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 1343 - Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.

Work Session:  
  1. Integrating medical, behavioral, and long-term care for clients dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.
  2. Briefing on Department of Health programs.



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Business & Financial Services* -  02/05/13  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Business & Financial Services* -  02/06/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 1:29 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1340 - Addressing debt management services.
  2. HB 1491 - Concerning debt adjusting services.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1130 - Modifying who is authorized to redeem an impounded vehicle.
  2. HB 1231 - Establishing continuing education requirements for engineers.
  3. HB 1325 - Addressing fees and semiannual assessments, powers, lending limits, and technical amendments related to state-chartered banks, savings banks, savings associations, and trust companies.
  4. HB 1327 - Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.
  5. HB 1328 - Regulating mortgage brokers.

*Please note Hearing Room change.

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Business & Financial Services* -  02/07/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 4:32 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  2. HB 1487 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  3. HB 1582 - Addressing credit unions' corporate governance, investments, and capital.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1130 - Modifying who is authorized to redeem an impounded vehicle.
  2. HB 1231 - Establishing continuing education requirements for engineers.
  3. HB 1325 - Addressing fees and semiannual assessments, powers, lending limits, and technical amendments related to state-chartered banks, savings banks, savings associations, and trust companies.
  4. HB 1327 - Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.
  5. HB 1328 - Regulating mortgage brokers.



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Capital Budget -  02/04/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 1405 - Creating a competitive grant program for informal science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  02/05/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1014 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  2. HB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts to solemnize marriages.
  3. HB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  4. HB 1187 - Concerning grants for community outdoor and indoor athletic facilities.
  5. HB 1277 - Concerning tribes holding conservation easements.
  6. HB 1286 - Authorizing the sale or exchange of unused department of transportation lands to federally recognized Indian tribes.
  7. HB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  02/06/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Update on state tourism activities.

Executive Session:  HB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/07/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 7:38 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1361 - Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.
  2. HB 1419 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  3. HB 1648 - Providing for community economic revitalization in incorporated areas.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  02/05/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Evidence-based practices.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1261 - Establishing receiving care centers for emergency and crisis care for children removed from their homes.
  2. HB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated or in residential substance abuse treatment.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/07/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2013 at 9:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  2. HB 1433 - Creating a sentence for treatment program for juvenile offenders.
  3. HB 1342 - Concerning the definition of work activity for the purposes of the WorkFirst program.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1204 - Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
  2. HB 1228 - Exempting certain family day care providers who have been operating for at least five years from any requirement to have a high school diploma or equivalent education.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/08/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/5/2013 at 9:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.
  2. HB 1594 - Concerning interviewing children in child protective services investigations at children's advocacy centers.
  3. SB 5147 - Concerning juveniles and runaway children.

Executive Session:  SB 5147 - Concerning juveniles and runaway children.



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Education -  02/05/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  "A Broader, Bolder Approach to Education:" James Harvey, National Superintendents' Roundtable.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1177 - Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  2. HB 1452 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  3. HB 1476 - Establishing a performance-based grading system for schools and school districts.
  4. HB 1560 - Implementing selected recommendations from the 2011 and 2013 reports of the quality education council.
  5. HB 1345 - Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.



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Education -  02/07/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Financial Education Public Private Partnership - Report to the Legislature.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. HB 1293 - Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
  3. HB 1336 - Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  4. HB 1369 - Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.
  5. HB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  6. HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.



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Education* -  02/08/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 3:22 PM

Work Session:  Why Does Disaggregated Student Data Matter?

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1475 - Authorizing waivers of state requirements for school districts.
  2. HB 1450 - Regarding assessments in public schools.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1076 - Expanding participation in innovation academy cooperatives.
  2. HB 1144 - Regarding qualifications for educational interpreters.
  3. HB 1248 - Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  4. HB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  5. HB 1283 - Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.
  6. HB 1304 - Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.
  7. HB 1345 - Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.
  8. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  9. HB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.



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Environment -  02/05/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1154 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  2. HB 1347 - Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act.
  3. HB 1426 - Allowing utilities serving customers in Washington and in other states to use eligible renewable resources located within the western electricity coordinating council area to comply with chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Environment -  02/06/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 1294 - Concerning flame retardants.

Possible Executive Session:  Bills previously heard in committee.



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Environment* -  02/07/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 3:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1444 - Concerning stewardship of household mercury-containing lights.
  2. HB 1498 - Improving reports on electronic waste collection.
  3. HB 1507 - Concerning electronic product recycling.
  4. HB 1364 - Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1154 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  2. HB 1181 - Requiring information on home energy efficiency to be included in residential home inspection reports.
  3. HB 1314 - Concerning municipally produced class A biosolids.



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Finance -  02/04/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1432 - Concerning county property tax levies.
  2. HB 1329 - Creating a sales tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and supplies.
  3. HB 1493 - Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.
  4. HB 1558 - Concerning the taxation of honey beekeepers.
  5. HB 1568 - Concerning the business licensing service program administered by the department of revenue.
  6. HB 1570 - Concerning filing requirements for property tax exemption claims for certain improvements to benefit fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, or water quantity.



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Finance -  02/08/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  The taxation of cigarettes, cannabis, and liquor.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1421 - Protecting the state's interest in collecting deferred property taxes.
  2. HB 1502 - Imposing fees for reseller permits.
  3. HB 1503 - Increasing excise tax revenue with liquor license renewals.
  4. HB 1517 - Concerning a business and occupation tax exemption for the Washington health benefit exchange established under chapter 43.71 RCW.
  5. HB 1124 - Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/05/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 1:59 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1381 - Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  2. HB 1411 - Removing spirits from wholesale distributors and suppliers of malt beverages provisions.
  3. HB 1422 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.
  4. HB 1442 - Providing increased access to parimutuel satellite locations in counties with a population exceeding one million.
  5. HB 1459 - Authorizing students under the age of twenty-one to taste wine in viticulture and enology programs.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1063 - Creating a senior center license.
  2. HB 1332 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/07/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2013 at 11:04 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1295 - Modifying the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  2. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/08/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/05/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 3:34 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1101 - Designating July 25th as patient safety day.
  2. HB 1143 - Providing accountability to procurement policy.
  3. HB 1297 - Implementing a recommendation of the sunshine committee.
  4. HB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  5. HB 1299 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1005 - Concerning responsibilities and funding of the public disclosure commission.
  2. HB 1203 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  3. HB 1211 - Concerning primary election voters' pamphlets.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/06/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/5/2013 at 1:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1267 - Concerning voter registration.
  2. HB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  3. HB 1319 - Recognizing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day.
  4. HB 1359 - Regarding the state archivist.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1005 - Concerning responsibilities and funding of the public disclosure commission.
  2. HB 1278 - Concerning prepaid postage for ballot envelopes.
  3. HB 1290 - Requiring county auditors to place ballot drop boxes at various locations throughout the county.
  4. HB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.
  5. HB 1319 - Recognizing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/07/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 8:46 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1377 - Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.
  2. HB 1378 - Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements.
  3. HB 1393 - Providing information to assist in unemployment insurance overpayment recovery.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1078 - Requiring the ballot proposition to reduce the terms of office of port commissioners to be submitted at the next general election.
  2. HB 1157 - Making nonsubstantive changes to election laws.
  3. HB 1195 - Repealing provisions relating to filling unexpired terms.
  4. HB 1198 - Requiring training of public officials and employees regarding public records and open public meetings.
  5. HB 1267 - Concerning voter registration.
  6. HB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  7. HB 1005 - Concerning responsibilities and funding of the public disclosure commission.
  8. HB 1290 - Requiring county auditors to place ballot drop boxes at various locations throughout the county.
  9. HB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.
  10. HB 1093 - Regarding state agency lobbying activities.
  11. HB 1101 - Designating July 25th as patient safety day.



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Health Care & Wellness -  02/05/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1270 - Making the board of denturists the disciplining authority for licensed denturists.
  2. HB 1271 - Concerning the practice of denturism.
  3. HB 1330 - Allowing dental hygienists and dental assistants to provide certain services under the supervision of a dentist.
  4. HB 1382 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  5. HB 1514 - Concerning advanced function dental auxiliaries.
  6. HB 1516 - Concerning mid-level dental professionals.



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Health Care & Wellness -  02/07/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.
  2. HB 1344 - Authorizing occupational therapists to participate in online access to the University of Washington health sciences library.
  3. HB 1376 - Clarifying the requirement that certain health professionals complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
  4. HB 1409 - Regarding the requirements of allopathic physician licensure.
  5. HB 1515 - Concerning medical assistants.
  6. HB 1518 - Providing certain disciplining authorities with additional authority over budget development, spending, and staffing.



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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/08/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 10:30 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1349 - Addressing carrier surplus as an element of health benefit plan rate review.
  2. HB 1480 - Concerning the provision of prescription drugs by direct practice providers.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1003 - Concerning disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services' finding.
  2. HB 1044 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.
  3. HB 1139 - Concerning public notification of local health conditions.
  4. HB 1155 - Concerning prescription information.
  5. HB 1182 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.
  6. HB 1213 - Concerning social worker licensing.
  7. HB 1216 - Concerning insurance coverage of treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  8. HB 1230 - Concerning persons who are pursuing a course of study leading to a degree as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
  9. HB 1263 - Reducing the financial loss to emergency medical care and transportation services by ensuring direct payment for emergency transportation services.
  10. HB 1270 - Making the board of denturists the disciplining authority for licensed denturists.
  11. HB 1271 - Concerning the practice of denturism.
  12. HB 1330 - Allowing dental hygienists and dental assistants to provide certain services under the supervision of a dentist.
  13. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.
  14. HB 1344 - Authorizing occupational therapists to participate in online access to the University of Washington health sciences library.
  15. HB 1376 - Clarifying the requirement that certain health professionals complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
  16. HB 1382 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  17. HB 1409 - Regarding the requirements of allopathic physician licensure.
  18. HB 1515 - Concerning medical assistants.
  19. HB 1518 - Providing certain disciplining authorities with additional authority over budget development, spending, and staffing.



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Higher Education -  02/05/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Public baccalaureate performance.
  1. Performance Plans: Council of Presidents.
  2. Data Dashboard: Education Research and Data Center.
  3. The higher education cost study: Education Research and Data Center.


Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1320 - Requiring an online higher education transfer and student advising system.
  2. HB 1453 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.



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Higher Education* -  02/06/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/1/2013 at 2:05 PM

Work Session:  Diversity strategies at public baccalaureate institutions.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1109 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  2. HB 1544 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University and Western Washington University.
  3. HB 1614 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  4. HB 1624 - Restricting tuition increases for resident undergraduate students at four-year institutions of higher education.
  5. HB 1536 - Changing requirements for membership on community and technical college boards of trustees.



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Higher Education* -  02/07/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2013 at 5:06 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Higher education partnerships with industry:
    1. Manufacturing and agriculture: Association of Washington Business, Washington Business Roundtable, and Washington Restaurant Association.
  2. Higher education access for high school graduates.
    1. College Bound Update: Washington Student Achievement Council and College Success Foundation.
    2. The Opportunity Scholarship: College Success Foundation.

Public Hearing:  HB 1251 - Increasing membership on the opportunity scholarship board.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1011 - Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.
  2. HB 1043 - Limiting differential tuition.
  3. HB 1109 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  4. HB 1320 - Requiring an online higher education transfer and student advising system.
  5. HB 1331 - Authorizing student advisory committees at institutions of higher education.
  6. HB 1453 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.



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Higher Education -  02/07/13  5:30 pm

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

Executive Session:  HB 1043 - Limiting differential tuition.



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Judiciary -  02/05/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1029 - Concerning private road maintenance agreements.
  2. HB 1117 - Concerning the transfer of real property by deed taking effect at the grantor's death.
  3. HB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency, civil commitment, and commitments based on criminal insanity.
  4. HB 1096 - Concerning juvenile firearms and weapons crimes.
  5. HB 1159 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.
  6. HB 1175 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.
  7. HB 1266 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  8. HB 1148 - Addressing dissenters' rights under the Washington business corporation act.
  9. HB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.
  10. HB 1119 - Allowing the sheriff to waive fees associated with the service of a writ of habeas corpus under certain circumstances.
  11. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  12. HB 1227 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  13. HB 1370 - Concerning notice requirements for homeowners' associations meetings.
  14. HB 1194 - Limiting liability for habitat projects.
  15. HB 1186 - Concerning veterinarian immunity from liability when reporting suspected animal cruelty.
  16. HB 1201 - Preventing animal cruelty.
  17. HB 1202 - Preventing animal cruelty.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1406 - Creating the uniform correction or clarification of defamation act.
  2. HB 1436 - Concerning privileging and professional conduct reviews by health care professional review bodies.
  3. HB 1477 - Providing flexibility for how school districts address truancy of students.

*Note Hearing Room.

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Judiciary -  02/06/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1140 - Concerning sibling visitation after a dependency has been dismissed or concluded.
  2. HB 1506 - Concerning third-party visitation.
  3. HB 1525 - Concerning birth certificates and other birth-related information.
  4. HB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.



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Judiciary -  02/07/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1446 - Concerning judicial proceedings and forms.
  2. HB 1383 - Modifying stalking and harassment protection order provisions.
  3. HB 1307 - Concerning sexual assault protection orders.
  4. HB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/05/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/1/2013 at 7:59 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1457 - Implementing family and medical leave insurance.
  2. HB 1313 - Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  2. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  3. HB 1153 - Regulating mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  4. HB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.

*Note hearing room. Additional seating space available in JLOB B15-18.

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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/06/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2013 at 3:59 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1394 - Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.
  2. HB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  3. HB 1396 - Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.
  4. HB 1311 - Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation.
  5. HB 1468 - Modifying payment methods on certain claimants' benefits.
  6. HB 1469 - Addressing industrial insurance for horse racing employment.
  7. HB 1470 - Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.
  8. HB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  2. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  3. HB 1153 - Regulating mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  4. HB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  5. HB 1311 - Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation.
  6. HB 1394 - Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.
  7. HB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  8. HB 1396 - Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.
  9. HB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  10. HB 1468 - Modifying payment methods on certain claimants' benefits.
  11. HB 1469 - Addressing industrial insurance for horse racing employment.
  12. HB 1470 - Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/07/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 10:42 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  2. HB 1490 - Applying the public employees' collective bargaining act to department of corrections employees.
  3. HB 1608 - Concerning the marine employees' commission.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1152 - Addressing meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  2. HB 1153 - Regulating mandatory overtime for employees of health care facilities.
  3. HB 1440 - Ensuring fairness to employers by protecting employees.
  4. HB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  5. HB 1473 - Requiring certain entities to report payments for construction services.

*Note hearing room.

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Local Government* -  02/05/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2013 at 9:11 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1268 - Regarding local government purchasing.
  2. HB 1324 - Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. HB 1269 - Allowing legal entities to cast votes in diking district elections.
  3. EHB 1367 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.



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Local Government* -  02/07/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 2:20 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  2. HB 1416 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  3. HB 1417 - Regarding irrigation district administration.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1128 - Regarding local agencies' responses to public records requests.
  2. HB 1264 - Concerning partial fire district mergers.
  3. HB 1274 - Concerning local government practices and procedures.
  4. HB 1360 - Extending the deadline to designate one or more industrial land banks.



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Local Government* -  02/08/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/1/2013 at 10:34 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1224 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  2. HB 1368 - Concerning the distribution of state liquor revenues to cities and counties.
  3. HB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. HB 1128 - Regarding local agencies' responses to public records requests.
  3. HB 1268 - Regarding local government purchasing.
  4. HB 1360 - Extending the deadline to designate one or more industrial land banks.



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Public Safety* -  02/05/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/31/2013 at 1:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1338 - Concerning juveniles sentenced to long terms of incarceration.
  2. HB 1352 - Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.
  3. HB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.



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Public Safety -  02/06/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Marijuana and impaired driving in the post I-502 world.
  1. General overview of I-502: What is legal? What is still illegal?
  2. Driving under the influence of marijuana: From the roadside to the courthouse.
  3. Enforcement protocols and prosecution of driving under the influence of marijuana.
  4. The science of cannabis and impaired driving.


*Note Hearing Room.

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Public Safety* -  02/07/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/6/2013 at 4:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1151 - Ordering offenders convicted of vehicular homicide due to alcohol or drugs to pay child support for the victims' minor children.
  2. HB 1388 - Increasing penalties for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
  3. HB 1482 - Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1061 - Changing provisions regarding the finding of aggravating circumstances.
  2. HB 1108 - Modifying the definition of rape in the third degree and indecent liberties.
  3. HB 1098 - Addressing bail practices.
  4. HB 1225 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of revocation to habitual traffic offenders.
  5. HB 1305 - Modifying vehicle prowling provisions.
  6. HB 1291 - Concerning services for victims of the sex trade.
  7. HB 1292 - Vacating prostitution convictions.



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Technology & Economic Development -  02/05/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  2. HB 1443 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.
  3. HB 1403 - Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.

Executive Session:  HB 1260 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/07/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 8:32 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Introduction to "the cloud."
  2. Tax preferences for economic development purposes.



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Transportation* -  02/04/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/1/2013 at 5:50 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Washington State Department of Transportation Tolling Division: Introduction and 2013 priorities.
  2. Public transportation agencies and programs: Introduction and 2013 priorities.

Public Hearing:  HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.

Executive Session:  
  1. HJM 4000 - Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."
  2. HB 1007 - Concerning the covering of loads on public highways.



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Transportation -  02/05/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1238 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  2. HB 1334 - Concerning conversion kits on motorcycles.
  3. HB 1408 - Providing cities and towns with the local options to permit digital outdoor advertising signs.
  4. HB 1521 - Removing certain requirements for vehicle registration certificate applicants.
  5. HB 1500 - Concerning the creation of a special license plate dedicated to raising revenue to fund preventative wolf management efforts at the department of fish and wildlife.



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Transportation -  02/06/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Project development "A to Z" (Washington State Department of Transportation, Washington State Association of Counties, Association of Washington Cities).



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Transportation* -  02/07/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/7/2013 at 11:36 AM

Work Session:  Transportation system needs.
  1. Red Mountain Interchange (WSDOT, Benton Rural Electric Association).
  2. Interstate 90 Snoqualmie Pass construction update (WSDOT).


Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1070 - Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  2. HB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  3. HB 1238 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  4. HB 1242 - Concerning the authority of a vehicle subagent to recommend a successor.
  5. HB 1288 - Concerning the construction of a state boundary bridge.
  6. HB 1379 - Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.
  7. HB 1334 - Concerning conversion kits on motorcycles.
  8. HB 1408 - Providing cities and towns with the local options to permit digital outdoor advertising signs.
  9. HB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  10. HB 1521 - Removing certain requirements for vehicle registration certificate applicants.
  11. HB 1500 - Concerning the creation of a special license plate dedicated to raising revenue to fund preventative wolf management efforts at the department of fish and wildlife.
  12. HB 1007 - Concerning the covering of loads on public highways.



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