Agenda for March 11 to March 17, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Early Learning & Human Services
Education Environment
Finance 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* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/12/2013 at 1:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5377 - Extending the program establishing Christmas tree grower licensure.
  2. SSB 5634 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  3. SSB 5760 - Providing compensation for commercial crop damage caused by bighorn sheep.



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Appropriations* -  03/14/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology -  03/11/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  HB 1915 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions limits.

Possible Executive Session:  HB 1915 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions limits.



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Business & Financial Services -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  SB 5302 - Addressing credit unions' corporate governance and investments.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5008 - Addressing portable electronics insurance.
  2. ESSB 5082 - Concerning exchange facilitator requirements.
  3. SB 5302 - Addressing credit unions' corporate governance and investments.



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Capital Budget* -  03/15/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/12/2013 at 11:06 AM

Work Session:  Performance based construction delivery methods.

Possible Executive Session:  SB 5349 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  03/14/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Braam Settlement.
  2. Washington State Child Well-Being Data Portal.



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Early Learning & Human Services* -  03/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/11/2013 at 2:51 PM

Work Session:  Childhood obesity.



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Education* -  03/14/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 11:22 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5104 - Placing epinephrine autoinjectors in schools.
  2. 2SSB 5197 - Taking measures to promote safe school buildings.
  3. ESB 5620 - Changing school safety-related drills.
  4. 2ESB 5701 - Authorizing penalties based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators.
  5. ESSB 5563 - Regarding training for school employees in the prevention of sexual abuse.
  6. ESSB 5491 - Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.



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Education* -  03/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/11/2013 at 11:32 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5243 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  2. ESSB 5328 - Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index.
  3. E2SSB 5329 - Transforming persistently failing schools.
  4. E2SSB 5244 - Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.
  5. ESSB 5587 - Concerning student assessments.



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Environment -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  Update on Hanford leaking storage tanks.



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Finance* -  03/15/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 8:54 AM

Work Session:  Overview of Telecommunications Taxation.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1971 - Concerning communications services reform.
  2. SB 5593 - Concerning filing requirements for property tax exemption claims for certain improvements to benefit fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, or water quantity.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/11/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/14/13  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/15/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections -  03/12/13  8:45 am

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

Work Session:  Internet voting.



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Health Care & Wellness -  03/14/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5148 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  2. ESSB 5153 - Concerning transfers of clients between regional support networks.
  3. ESB 5206 - Increasing the health professions participating in online access to the University of Washington health sciences library.
  4. SSB 5434 - Addressing the filing and public disclosure of health care provider compensation.
  5. ESSB 5449 - Addressing the Washington state health insurance pool.
  6. SSB 5459 - Requiring ninety-day supply limits on certain drugs dispensed by a pharmacist.
  7. ESSB 5681 - Facilitating treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders by requiring development of an integrated rule.
  8. ESSCR 8401 - Creating a joint select committee on health care oversight.



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Higher Education* -  03/12/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/11/2013 at 8:55 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5787 - Adding the chair of the student achievement council to the Washington higher education facilities authority.
  2. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  3. SSB 5180 - Improving access to higher education for students with disabilities.
  4. SB 5472 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  5. SSB 5559 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5343 - Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.
  2. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  3. SB 5472 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  4. SSB 5559 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College.



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Higher Education* -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/12/2013 at 10:13 AM

Work Session:  The Student Achievement Initiative: State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5343 - Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.
  2. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  3. SB 5472 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  4. SSB 5559 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College.
  5. SB 5787 - Adding the chair of the student achievement council to the Washington higher education facilities authority.
  6. SSB 5180 - Improving access to higher education for students with disabilities.



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Judiciary -  03/13/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5046 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  2. SB 5069 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.
  3. SB 5052 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.
  4. SSB 5077 - Making technical corrections to certain gender-based terms.
  5. SB 5102 - Concerning veterinarian immunity from liability when reporting suspected animal cruelty.
  6. SB 5136 - Concerning electronic presentment of claims against the state arising out of tortious conduct.
  7. ESSB 5176 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.



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Judiciary -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5221 - Requiring notification of release of a person following dismissal of charges based on incompetence to stand trial.
  2. SB 5344 - Revising state statutes concerning trusts.
  3. SB 5692 - Concerning standby guardians and standby limited guardians.
  4. SB 5618 - Including searches by school resource officers and local police school liaison officers within the warrantless school search exception.



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Labor & Workforce Development* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/12/2013 at 1:26 PM

Public Hearing:  SB 5056 - Allowing a person to apply for a work permit for the employment of minors without completing a new master application under certain circumstances.



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Local Government -  03/14/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5002 - Concerning mosquito control districts.
  2. ESSB 5110 - Concerning local government purchasing of supplies, materials, or equipment.
  3. ESB 5121 - Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles.
  4. SB 5186 - Concerning contractor's bond.
  5. SB 5323 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5002 - Concerning mosquito control districts.
  2. ESSB 5110 - Concerning local government purchasing of supplies, materials, or equipment.
  3. ESB 5121 - Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles.
  4. SB 5186 - Concerning contractor's bond.
  5. SB 5323 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.



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Local Government* -  03/15/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 12:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5450 - Concerning public hospital districts insurance coverage for commissioners.
  2. ESB 5495 - Expanding the membership of the state building code council.
  3. SSB 5399 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5002 - Concerning mosquito control districts.
  2. ESSB 5110 - Concerning local government purchasing of supplies, materials, or equipment.
  3. ESB 5121 - Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles.
  4. SB 5186 - Concerning contractor's bond.
  5. SB 5323 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.



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Public Safety* -  03/12/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/7/2013 at 3:45 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5308 - Establishing the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee.
  2. SB 5488 - Establishing an enhanced penalty for the use of an internet advertisement to facilitate the commission of a sex-trafficking crime.
  3. ESSB 5669 - Concerning trafficking.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5021 - Changing the crime of riot to the crime of criminal mischief.
  2. SSB 5022 - Changing retail theft with extenuating circumstances to retail theft with special circumstances.
  3. ESB 5053 - Modifying vehicle prowling provisions.
  4. SB 5145 - Allowing fire departments to develop a community assistance referral and education services program.
  5. SB 5466 - Modifying criminal history record information compliance audit provisions.



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Public Safety -  03/14/13  10:30 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Senate Governmental Operations
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session :  
  1. Emergency Preparedness.
    1. Local Emergency Management Presentation.
  2. State Emergency Management.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/11/2013 at 4:07 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5098 - Regarding wireless communications structures.
  2. SSB 5718 - Providing monitoring of the development of a one-stop portal for Washington businesses.

Executive Session:  HB 1707 - Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.



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Transportation -  03/14/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5152 - Creating Seattle Sounders FC and Seattle Seahawks special license plates.
  2. SB 5161 - Authorizing certain eligible family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates.
  3. SB 5113 - Concerning the enforcement of speed limits on roads within condominium associations.
  4. SB 5050 - Authorizing tow truck operators to carry passengers in a vehicle attached to a flatbed tow truck under certain situations.



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