Agenda for Wednesday, March 20, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Business & Financial Services Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Environment Government Operations & Elections
Higher Education Judiciary
Labor & Workforce Development Public Safety
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  03/20/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/14/2013 at 3:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5187 - Protecting domestic animals against gray wolf attacks.
  2. SSB 5786 - Requiring certain information in commercial fishing guide license applications.
  3. SB 5337 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  4. ESSB 5663 - Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.
  5. E2SSB 5193 - Concerning gray wolf conflict management.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5139 - Concerning milk and milk products.
  2. SB 5377 - Extending the program establishing Christmas tree grower licensure.
  3. SSB 5634 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  4. SSB 5760 - Providing compensation for commercial crop damage caused by bighorn sheep.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  03/20/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 2:14 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5472 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  2. SB 5809 - Changing provisions relating to the home visiting services account.

Work Session:  
  1. Early identification of struggling readers.
  2. Early intervention systems for students at risk of dropping out.





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Business & Financial Services* -  03/20/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 10:55 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5207 - Addressing the consumer loan act.
  2. ESSB 5338 - Addressing debt adjuster compensation.
  3. ESSB 5208 - Concerning banks, trust companies, savings banks, and savings associations, and making technical amendments to the laws governing the department of financial institutions.
  4. SSB 5210 - Regulating mortgage brokers.
  5. SSB 5352 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  6. SSB 5471 - Addressing insurance, generally.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5207 - Addressing the consumer loan act.
  2. ESSB 5338 - Addressing debt adjuster compensation.
  3. ESSB 5208 - Concerning banks, trust companies, savings banks, and savings associations, and making technical amendments to the laws governing the department of financial institutions.
  4. SSB 5210 - Regulating mortgage brokers.
  5. SSB 5352 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  6. SSB 5471 - Addressing insurance, generally.





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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  03/20/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Environment* -  03/20/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 4:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5099 - Concerning fuel usage of publicly owned vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment.
  2. ESB 5699 - Concerning electronic product recycling.
  3. E2SSB 5802 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions targets.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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 Operations & Elections* -  03/20/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/19/2013 at 10:06 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5257 - Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.
  2. SSB 5518 - Making nonsubstantive changes to election laws.
  3. SB 5747 - Concerning the election of public hospital district boards of commissioners.
  4. SB 5748 - Extending contribution limits to candidates for public hospital district boards of commissioners.

Executive Session:  
  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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Higher Education* -  03/20/13  1:30 pm

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

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

Work Session:  
  1. Changes in state tuition policies.
  2. Tuition-setting processes at public baccalaureate institutions and for the community and technical college systems.

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 5624 - Aligning high-demand secondary STEM or career and technical education programs with applied baccalaureate programs.
  2. SB 5318 - Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.





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Judiciary -  03/20/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5048 - Concerning notice against trespass.
  2. SSB 5568 - Concerning the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants.
  3. SB 5541 - Concerning the redemption of real property.
  4. SSB 5182 - Addressing the disclosure of vehicle owner information.
  5. SSB 5264 - Concerning the transportation and storage of certain explosive devices.





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Labor & Workforce Development -  03/20/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5362 - Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.
  2. ESSB 5744 - Monitoring the progress of the logger safety initiative.
  3. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.





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Public Safety -  03/20/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5100 - Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.
  2. ESB 5105 - Asserting conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to an offender.
  3. SSB 5119 - Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.
  4. SB 5149 - Concerning crimes against pharmacies.
  5. SSB 5556 - Concerning missing endangered persons.





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Transportation -  03/20/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5095 - Concerning proof of required documents for motor vehicle operation.
  2. SSB 5591 - Concerning confidential license plates, drivers' licenses, identicards, and vessel registrations.
  3. SSB 5761 - Concerning outdoor advertising sign fees, labels, and prohibitions.
  4. SB 5775 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  5. SJM 8005 - Requesting that state route number 117 be designated as the POW/MIA Memorial Highway.

Work Session:  Enforcement of regulations impacting taxis, limousines, and for-hire vehicles.





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