Agenda for Wednesday, February 05, 2014

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources 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

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  02/05/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 5:32 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2472 - Concerning water quality determinations made by the department of ecology.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2596 - Providing that sales and use taxes imposed by rural counties may be used for purchasing water rights for water banking.
  2. HB 1827 - Concerning pass-through wholesale food distributors.
  3. HB 2458 - Concerning invasive species.
  4. HB 2493 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.
  5. HB 2584 - Allowing prepayment of the penalty for removal of land from the farm and agricultural land current use property tax classification.
  6. HB 2698 - Expanding the products considered to be potentially nonhazardous as they apply to cottage food operations.





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Business & Financial Services* -  02/05/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  02/05/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 1:11 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2724 - Exempting information concerning archaeological resources and traditional cultural places from public disclosure.
  2. HB 2738 - Promoting affordable housing in urban growth areas.
  3. HB 2744 - Modifying certain provisions governing veteran-owned businesses.





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Early Learning & Human Services* -  02/05/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 10:40 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  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 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.
  5. HB 2627 - Concerning the arrest of individuals who suffer from chemical dependency.
  6. 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.
  7. HB 2695 - Concerning safe sleep practices in child care settings.
  8. HB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.
  9. HB 2432 - Concerning long-term planning for developmental disabilities services.
  10. HB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.





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Education* -  02/05/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 9:47 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2531 - Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.
  2. HB 2317 - Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.
  3. HB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  4. 2SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  5. HB 2181 - Authorizing and supporting career and college ready graduation requirements adopted by the state board of education.
  6. HB 1656 - Establishing statewide high school graduation requirements that permit increased flexibility for students to select courses based on their interests and plans.
  7. HB 2242 - Implementing selected education reforms using recommendations from the quality education council's 2014 report to the legislature.
  8. HB 2395 - Establishing a state seal of biliteracy for high school students.
  9. HB 2365 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  10. HB 2373 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  11. HB 2548 - Concerning basic education minimum instructional hours.
  12. HB 2621 - Expanding participation in college in the high school programs.
  13. HB 2697 - Concerning a weighted grade point average for purposes of the standardized high school transcript.
  14. HB 2536 - Creating the breakfast after the bell program.
  15. HB 2366 - Concerning the delivery of medication and services by unlicensed school employees.
  16. HB 2358 - Adopting a definition of professional learning.





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Environment* -  02/05/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 6:51 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2312 - Involving communities in environmental decision making.
  2. HB 2414 - Concerning water conservation appliances.
  3. HB 2709 - Protecting the state's cultural resources.
  4. HB 2161 - Concerning mitigation fees for traffic impacts imposed under the state environmental policy act.
  5. HB 1579 - Concerning paint stewardship.
  6. HB 2359 - Exempting collectible vehicles from emission test requirements.
  7. HB 2654 - Codifying the existence of the climate impacts group without making modifications to its current mission.
  8. HB 2581 - Regarding on-water dwellings.
  9. HB 2273 - Concerning public recreational access.





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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  02/05/14  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/3/2014 at 4:48 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  2. HB 2412 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on spirits retail licensees.
  3. HB 2490 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on former contract liquor stores and former state liquor stores.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.





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Government Operations & Elections* -  02/05/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/5/2014 at 10:11 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2104 - Providing contract information online for state capital and transportation projects.
  2. HB 2561 - Changing ballot tabulation and receipt provisions.
  3. HB 2750 - Allowing a write-in candidate's name to be printed on a general election ballot under certain conditions.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  2. HB 2552 - Concerning signature gathering for initiatives, referenda, and recall petitions.
  3. HB 2578 - Exempting from public inspection certain public works proposals and documents.
  4. HB 2617 - Regulating interpreter services.
  5. HB 2743 - Protecting taxpayers by providing for accountability and transparency in government contracting.





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Health Care & Wellness* -  02/05/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 8:49 AM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2160 - Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.
  2. HB 2326 - Concerning the prescription of biological products.
  3. HB 2449 - Addressing long-term care insurance price transparency.
  4. HB 2451 - Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts.
  5. HB 2565 - Concerning a mutual accountability model for clinical practices and healthy behaviors.
  6. HB 2572 - Concerning the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system.
  7. HB 2594 - Requiring the health care authority to develop a blueprint for the establishment of a federal basic health program.
  8. HB 2639 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.





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Higher Education* -  02/05/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 2:43 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2640 - Creating a sales tax holiday for school instructional material for higher education students.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2587 - Creating a tuition and fees exemption for children and surviving spouses of certain highway workers.
  2. HB 2443 - Requiring earnings and employment data for completers of higher education degrees, apprenticeships, and certificates awarded by institutions of higher education.
  3. HB 2694 - Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.
  4. HB 2651 - Requiring creation of a higher education transparency web site.
  5. HB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.

Work Session:  Student Debt.
  1. The Washington Student Achievement Council.






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Judiciary* -  02/05/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 3:39 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2055 - Concerning the recovery of costs in consumer protection actions.
  2. HB 2567 - Concerning the approval of minutes from annual meetings of homeowners' associations.
  3. HB 1118 - Revising the uniform interstate family support act.
  4. HB 2556 - Encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts.
  5. HB 2691 - Regulating legal service contractors.
  6. HB 2592 - Concerning county electronic public auctions.
  7. HB 2537 - Concerning tenant screening.
  8. HB 2723 - Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures.
  9. HB 2725 - Concerning court review of involuntary treatment decisions.
  10. HB 2232 - Expanding the duties and obligations of manufactured/mobile home community landlords.
  11. HB 2492 - Concerning liability of health care providers responding to an emergency.
  12. HB 2497 - Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.
  13. HB 2601 - Clarifying municipal court terms.
  14. HB 2602 - Modifying certain venue of action provisions.
  15. HB 2624 - Clarifying the applicability of child abduction statutes to residential provisions ordered by a court.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  02/05/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 5:33 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2690 - Establishing community service standards for individuals receiving unemployment benefits.
  2. HB 2718 - Concerning railroad crews.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2672 - Increasing the minimum hourly wage to twelve dollars over three years.
  2. HB 2608 - Establishing the minimum wage for classified school employees.
  3. HB 2145 - Concerning dumbwaiters.
  4. HB 2147 - Concerning voluntary independent contractor certification.
  5. HB 2230 - Requiring employers to reimburse employees for work-related expenses.
  6. HB 2295 - Limiting industrial insurance benefits for injuries or diseases caused by use of intoxicating liquor or drugs.
  7. HB 2360 - Revising payment requirements for court review of industrial insurance taxes, penalties, or interest.
  8. HB 2477 - Concerning commercial janitorial services.
  9. HB 2576 - Establishing a mandatory occupational disease exposure reporting requirement for firefighters.
  10. HB 2718 - Concerning railroad crews.





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Local Government* -  02/05/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/3/2014 at 5:09 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1595 - Addressing the powers of initiative and referendum within counties that are not home rule charter counties.
  2. HB 1854 - Concerning public approval of annexations by cities and towns.
  3. 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.
  4. HB 2234 - Addressing vesting under comprehensive plans or development regulations determined to be invalid by the growth management hearings board.
  5. HB 2245 - Addressing vesting in urban growth areas with recently added territory.
  6. HB 2288 - Limiting the authority of growth management hearings boards to hear petitions challenging the regulation of permit exempt wells.
  7. HB 2311 - Addressing notice requirements for land use applications and decisions.
  8. HB 2401 - Promoting fire safety with long-life smoke detection devices.
  9. HB 2499 - Permitting school siting outside of urban growth areas.
  10. HB 2637 - Concerning annexations by code cities in counties with four hundred thousand or more residents.
  11. HB 2677 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  12. HB 2681 - Including costs associated with preparing for new annexations within city sales and use tax authority.
  13. HB 2682 - Modifying provisions governing the competitive bidding process of water-sewer districts.





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Public Safety* -  02/05/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 4:21 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2231 - Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions.
  2. HB 2265 - Prohibiting general power of attorney provisions in bail bond agreements.
  3. HB 2341 - Concerning indecent liberties by a clergy member.
  4. HB 2394 - Concerning state liquor control board enforcement officers.
  5. HB 2468 - Clarifying the retention of biological material collected during criminal investigation.
  6. HB 2503 - Concerning the operation of a vessel under the influence of an intoxicant.
  7. HB 2506 - Making felony driving under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug a class B felony.
  8. HB 2507 - Increasing the punishment for vehicular homicide.
  9. HB 2543 - Concerning electronic monitoring.
  10. HB 2549 - Addressing the enhancement for attempting to elude a police vehicle.
  11. HB 2557 - Concerning residence locations of felony sex offenders of minors.
  12. HB 2705 - Concerning reserve peace officers.
  13. HB 2728 - Concerning impaired driving.
  14. HB 2107 - Eliminating the disparate treatment of HIV in the criminal justice system.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  02/05/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 4:03 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1897 - Requiring call location information to be provided to law enforcement responding to an emergency.
  2. HB 2382 - Improving the methods for evaluation of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  3. HB 2679 - Concerning the expenditure limit for the state universal communications services program.
  4. HB 2693 - Extending specific aerospace tax preferences to include other types of commercial aircraft to encourage the migration of good wage jobs in the state.
  5. HB 2733 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation canals and certain pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.





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