Agenda for Thursday, February 07, 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* -  02/07/13  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 -  02/07/13  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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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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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* -  02/07/13  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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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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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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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 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 -  02/07/13  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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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.





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 -  02/07/13  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* -  02/07/13  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* -  02/07/13  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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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* -  02/07/13  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* -  02/07/13  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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