Agenda for Thursday, March 01, 2012

House Committees

Community & Economic Development & Housing Higher Education
Ways & Means

Community & Economic Development & Housing -  03/01/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Challenges and opportunities for manufacturers in Washington.

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Higher Education -  03/01/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Interim planning.

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Ways & Means* -  03/01/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/29/2012 at 1:53 PM

Public Hearing/Possible Executive Session (Continued from February 29, 2012):  HB 2801 - Addressing local government fiscal matters by revising local government duties, assistance, and revenues.

Public Hearing/Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2798 - Changing judicial stabilization trust account surcharges.
  2. HB 2803 - Concerning health care services for incarcerated offenders.
  3. HB 2804 - Setting the bonus amount for certificated instructional staff who have attained certification from the national board for professional teaching standards at four thousand dollars per bonus.
  4. HB 2807 - Changing crime victims' compensation benefits applications provisions.
  5. HB 2813 - Adjusting the implementation schedule for local effort assistance payments, matching ratios, and levy lids.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 2483 - Increasing educational attainment.
  2. HB 2532 - Modifying business and occupation tax credits and other provisions of the opportunity expansion program.
  3. HB 2563 - Establishing a state tax on capital gains.
  4. HB 2762 - Concerning tax expenditure reform to provide transparency and accountability in fiscal matters.
  5. HB 2791 - Funding all-day kindergarten.
  6. HB 2794 - Narrowing a business and occupation tax deduction for banking, loan, security, and other financial businesses.
  7. SSB 6494 - Improving truancy procedures by changing the applicability of mandatory truancy petition filing provisions to children under seventeen years of age, requiring initial petitions to contain information about the child's academic status, prohibiting issuance of a bench warrant at an initial truancy status hearing, and modifying school district reporting requirements after the court assumes jurisdiction in a truancy case.

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