Agenda for Tuesday, February 05, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment 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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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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Business & Financial Services* -  02/05/13  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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