Agenda for Tuesday, March 19, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
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 Technology & Economic Development
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  03/19/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Unique issues facing small forest landowners.
  2. The Department of Natural Resources' Watershed Services Transaction Demonstration Project.





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Appropriations* -  03/19/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  03/19/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/14/2013 at 3:32 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5072 - Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces for certain equipment and services that assist physically challenged persons to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  2. SSB 5289 - Concerning the discover pass.
  3. SB 5558 - Creating loan-making authority for down payment assistance for single-family homeownership.
  4. SSB 5691 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  5. SSB 5834 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5072 - Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces for certain equipment and services that assist physically challenged persons to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  2. SB 5097 - Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.
  3. SB 5212 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  4. SB 5235 - Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.
  5. SSB 5289 - Concerning the discover pass.
  6. SB 5558 - Creating loan-making authority for down payment assistance for single-family homeownership.
  7. SSB 5691 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  8. SSB 5834 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.





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Early Learning & Human Services -  03/19/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Homeless families.

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5157 - Regulating child care subsidies.) (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Concerning child care subsidy fraud.
  2. SB 5578 - 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 -  03/19/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5237 - Establishing accountability for student performance in reading.
  2. 2SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.





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Environment -  03/19/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5407 - Concerning electronic filing of pollutant discharge elimination permit system applications.
  2. ESSB 5709 - Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.
  3. SSB 5369 - Concerning the use of geothermal resources.





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Government Accountability & Oversight -  03/19/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2000 - Facilitating the efforts of the liquor control board to ensure the timely implementation of a well-designed, commercially viable regulatory scheme for the development of a legal marketplace for marijuana as required by Initiative Measure No. 502.





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Government Operations & Elections* -  03/19/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 11:52 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5198 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  2. SB 5258 - Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements.
  3. SSB 5507 - Increasing transparency of donors to candidates and ballot measures.
  4. SB 5810 - Concerning security threat group information.





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Health Care & Wellness -  03/19/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 5213 - Concerning medication management services for medicaid managed care enrollees.
  2. 2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  3. SSB 5601 - Concerning interpretation of state law regarding rebating practices by health care entities.
  4. SSB 5630 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.
  5. 2SSB 5732 - Concerning the adult behavioral health system in Washington state.





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Higher Education* -  03/19/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 8:13 AM

Work Session:  Community and technical college diversity strategies.

Public Hearing:  SB 5712 - Encouraging community colleges to use, and inform students of the use of, multiple measures to determine the need for precollege courses.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  2. SSB 5559 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University, Western Washington University, and The Evergreen State College.
  3. SSB 5180 - Improving access to higher education for students with disabilities.





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Judiciary -  03/19/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  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.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5135 - Concerning judicial proceedings and forms.
  2. SB 5446 - Providing a process for the state auditor's office to apply for investigative subpoenas.
  3. SSB 5256 - Concerning the confidentiality of certain autopsy and postmortem reports and records.





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Labor & Workforce Development -  03/19/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5227 - Changing the corporate officer provisions of the employment security act.
  2. SB 5355 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.





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Local Government* -  03/19/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 3:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5332 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to continue benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  2. ESB 5378 - Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.
  3. SB 5606 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.

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 5450 - Concerning public hospital districts insurance coverage for commissioners.
  6. ESB 5495 - Expanding the membership of the state building code council.





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Technology & Economic Development* -  03/19/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/14/2013 at 3:47 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5680 - Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.
  2. SB 5784 - Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  3. SSJM 8007 - Requesting that congress pass legislation reforming the harbor maintenance tax.

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





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Transportation -  03/19/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5142 - Incorporating motorcycles into certain transportation planning.
  2. SSB 5263 - Concerning motorcycles overtaking and passing pedestrians and bicyclists.
  3. SSB 5274 - Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.
  4. SB 5141 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.





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