Agenda for Thursday, February 06, 2014

House Committees

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Capital Budget
Finance Transportation

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  02/06/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2014 at 8:43 PM

Work Session:  Funding of Professional Development in K-12 Public Education.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1735 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  2. SHB 2166 - Providing for educational data on students from military families.
  3. SHB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  4. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.
  5. SHB 2429 - Creating the Washington advance higher education loan program.
  6. SHB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  7. SHB 2587 - Creating a tuition and fees exemption for children and surviving spouses of certain highway workers.
  8. HB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.
  9. HB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  10. SHB 2694 - Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.
  11. HB 2715 - Aligning student transportation formulas with 2013 session laws.
  12. HB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.
  13. HB 2763 - Creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1709 - Requiring a study to develop a state foreign language education interpreter training program.
  2. SHB 1735 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  3. HB 1815 - Assuring that education-related information is appropriately provided to parents with diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
  4. SHB 2166 - Providing for educational data on students from military families.
  5. SHB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  6. HB 2396 - Addressing barriers for students to participate in the running start program.
  7. SHB 2429 - Creating the Washington advance higher education loan program.
  8. SHB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  9. HB 2553 - Authorizing competitive grants to persistently lowest-achieving schools to implement models of family and community engagement.
  10. SHB 2587 - Creating a tuition and fees exemption for children and surviving spouses of certain highway workers.
  11. HB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.
  12. HB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  13. SHB 2694 - Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.
  14. HB 2715 - Aligning student transportation formulas with 2013 session laws.
  15. HB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.
  16. HB 2763 - Creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  02/06/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/6/2014 at 2:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1170 - Modifying the income thresholds for the exemption and deferral property tax relief programs for senior citizens and persons retired because of physical disability.
  2. SHB 1579 - Concerning paint stewardship.
  3. SHB 2126 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  4. SHB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  5. SHB 2171 - Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.
  6. SHB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  7. HB 2226 - Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.
  8. HB 2227 - Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.
  9. HB 2275 - Concerning whistleblowers in the electrical industry.
  10. SHB 2280 - Authorizing the state lottery to provide scratch tickets as a promotional activity.
  11. HB 2305 - Concerning the regulation of alcoholic beverages.
  12. HB 2354 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.
  13. HB 2370 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.
  14. SHB 2415 - Creating a pilot program to provide certification of homeless status for persons in need of an address for purposes of employment.
  15. SHB 2459 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  16. SHB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  17. SHB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.
  18. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.
  19. SHB 2552 - Concerning signature gathering for initiative, referendum, and recall petitions.
  20. SHB 2569 - Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
  21. SHB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.
  22. HB 2723 - Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures.
  23. HB 2748 - Concerning fees assessed by the department of agriculture.
  24. HB 2749 - Concerning fees assessed by the department of agriculture.
  25. HB 2754 - Authorizing the gambling commission to increase fees.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 2SHB 1170 - Modifying the income thresholds for the exemption and deferral property tax relief programs for senior citizens and persons retired because of physical disability.
  2. SHB 1579 - Concerning paint stewardship.
  3. SHB 1888 - Regarding industrial hemp.
  4. SHB 2126 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  5. SHB 2171 - Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.
  6. SHB 2179 - Regarding government surveillance conducted with extraordinary sensing devices.
  7. HB 2226 - Concerning state parks partnership opportunities.
  8. HB 2227 - Regarding the safety of ski area conveyances.
  9. HB 2275 - Concerning whistleblowers in the electrical industry.
  10. HB 2305 - Concerning the regulation of alcoholic beverages.
  11. HB 2307 - Concerning the minority and women's business enterprises account.
  12. HB 2354 - Extending the dairy inspection program assessment expiration date.
  13. HB 2370 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.
  14. SHB 2415 - Creating a pilot program to provide certification of homeless status for persons in need of an address for purposes of employment.
  15. SHB 2459 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  16. SHB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  17. SHB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.
  18. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.
  19. SHB 2552 - Concerning signature gathering for initiative, referendum, and recall petitions.
  20. SHB 2569 - Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
  21. SHB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.
  22. HB 2723 - Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures.
  23. HB 2748 - Concerning fees assessed by the department of agriculture.
  24. HB 2749 - Concerning fees assessed by the department of agriculture.
  25. HB 2754 - Authorizing the gambling commission to increase fees.
  26. SHB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  27. SHB 2280 - Authorizing the state lottery to provide scratch tickets as a promotional activity.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  02/06/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2014 at 10:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2647 - Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.
  2. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  3. SHB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
  4. SHB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  5. HB 2646 - Providing certification exemptions and training requirements for certain individual provider long-term care workers.
  6. HB 2130 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  7. SHB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  8. SHB 2634 - Concerning enforcement standards for residential services and support providers.
  9. HB 2388 - Regarding expenditures from the public health supplemental account.
  10. SHB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  11. SHB 2333 - Concerning the employee antiretaliation act.
  12. SHB 2742 - Requiring a rule-making process to interpret the scope of practice of a health care profession.
  13. SHB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  14. SHB 2627 - Concerning the arrest of individuals who suffer from chemical dependency.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2647 - Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.
  2. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  3. SHB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  4. HB 2646 - Providing certification exemptions and training requirements for certain individual provider long-term care workers.
  5. HB 2130 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  6. SHB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  7. SHB 2634 - Concerning enforcement standards for residential services and support providers.
  8. SHB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
  9. HB 2388 - Regarding expenditures from the public health supplemental account.
  10. SHB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  11. SHB 2333 - Concerning the employee antiretaliation act.
  12. SHB 2742 - Requiring a rule-making process to interpret the scope of practice of a health care profession.
  13. SHB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  14. SHB 2627 - Concerning the arrest of individuals who suffer from chemical dependency.



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Capital Budget* -  02/06/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2014 at 9:07 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2719 - Creating the facilities review council.
  2. HB 2277 - Concerning the Washington state historical society.
  3. HB 2434 - Authorizing an increase in the total outstanding indebtedness of the higher education facilities authority.
  4. HB 2462 - Giving preferences to housing trust fund projects that involve collaboration between local school districts and housing authorities to help children of low-income families succeed in school.
  5. HB 2526 - Increasing the use of apprenticeships.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 2410 - Creating a competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition in public schools.



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Finance* -  02/06/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2014 at 8:41 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2465 - Narrowing the extracted fuel tax exemption to provide funding for the education legacy trust account.
  2. HB 2513 - Modifying collection dates for property taxes paid through escrow.
  3. HB 2629 - Authorizing the imposition of a filing fee for certain property assessment appeal petitions.
  4. 2SHB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2201 - Improving fiscal accountability and transparency standards with respect to state tax preferences.
  2. HB 2306 - Concerning current use valuation for farm and agricultural land.
  3. HB 2539 - Simplifying the taxation of amusement, recreation, and physical fitness services.



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Transportation* -  02/06/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/4/2014 at 6:37 PM

Work Session:  Focus on Trade: Tri-Cities and the Port of Benton.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2604 - Allowing nonprofit corporations and organizations and certain transit providers to provide transportation services to agricultural employees.
  2. HB 2663 - Regulating tow truck operators not regulated under chapter 46.55 RCW.
  3. HB 2711 - Concerning electric vehicle charging stations.
  4. HB 2740 - Modifying special permit fees for certain vehicle loads and movements.
  5. HB 2741 - Concerning requirements before issuance of an initial vehicle registration.
  6. HB 2752 - Creating Washington state tree special license plates.
  7. HB 2753 - Imposing motor vehicle fuel taxes on compressed natural and liquefied natural gas used for transportation purposes.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2123 - Modifying the transportation system policy goal of mobility.
  2. HB 2420 - Authorizing Congressional Medal of Honor recipients to receive special license plates for up to two motor vehicles.
  3. HB 2426 - Authorizing local authorities to continue operating automated traffic safety cameras to detect speed violations outside of school speed zones after participating in a pilot program for at least three consecutive years.
  4. HB 2463 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  5. HB 2528 - Prohibiting the placement of tow truck operators in legal jeopardy in handling unmarked government vehicles.
  6. HB 2684 - Removing time period limitations on ferry vessel and terminal work by state forces.
  7. HB 2689 - Requiring an electric motorcycle registration renewal fee.



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