Agenda for Thursday, March 21, 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 -  03/21/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SSB 5199 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  2. E2SSB 5219 - Retaining water resources to assure the vitality of local economies.
  3. ESSB 5200 - Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  4. SSB 5702 - Concerning aquatic invasive species.
  5. ESSB 5324 - Concerning mosquito abatement in storm water control retention ponds.



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Appropriations* -  03/21/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Business & Financial Services* -  03/21/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  03/21/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  03/21/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5316 - Adopting a model policy to require a third person to be present during interviews.
  2. SSB 5315 - Implementing the recommendations made by the Powell fatality team.
  3. SSB 5565 - Concerning background checks for individuals seeking a license under chapter 74.13 RCW or unsupervised access to children.



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Education* -  03/21/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/19/2013 at 8:03 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5330 - Improving student achievement and student outcomes.
  2. SB 5496 - Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.
  3. ESSB 5753 - Providing flexibility in the education system.



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Environment* -  03/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/20/2013 at 4:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5297 - Concerning coal transition power.
  2. SB 5408 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  3. ESSB 5438 - Using conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target under the energy independence act.
  4. SSB 5400 - Allowing utilities serving customers in Washington and in other states to use eligible renewable resources in their other states to comply with chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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.



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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/21/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/19/2013 at 11:10 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5607 - Concerning beer, wine, and spirits theater licenses.
  2. SSB 5774 - Authorizing applications for a special permit to allow alcohol tasting by persons at least eighteen years of age under certain circumstances.
  3. SSB 5045 - Creating a permit to allow day spas to offer or supply without charge wine or beer by the individual glass to a customer for consumption on the premises.
  4. ESSB 5723 - Authorizing enhanced raffles conducted by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5607 - Concerning beer, wine, and spirits theater licenses.
  2. SSB 5774 - Authorizing applications for a special permit to allow alcohol tasting by persons at least eighteen years of age under certain circumstances.
  3. SSB 5045 - Creating a permit to allow day spas to offer or supply without charge wine or beer by the individual glass to a customer for consumption on the premises.
  4. ESSB 5723 - Authorizing enhanced raffles conducted by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations serving individuals with intellectual disabilities.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  03/21/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Health Care & Wellness -  03/21/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5216 - Addressing long-term care insurance.
  2. ESB 5305 - Requiring hospitals to report when providing treatment for bullet wounds, gunshot wounds, and stab wounds to all patients.
  3. SSB 5416 - Concerning prescription information.
  4. SSB 5524 - Authorizing Washington pharmacies to fill prescriptions written by physician assistants in other states.



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Higher Education* -  03/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 8:17 AM

Work Session:  Performance funding in higher education.
  1. Recent history of performance funding in the United States.
  2. Performance funding in Washington.
  3. National perspectives on performance funding.


Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5712 - Encouraging community colleges to use, and inform students of the use of, multiple measures to determine the need for precollege courses.
  2. 2SSB 5624 - Aligning high-demand secondary STEM or career and technical education programs with applied baccalaureate programs.
  3. 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* -  03/21/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/15/2013 at 1:41 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5480 - Concerning mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  2. SSB 5165 - Increasing the authority of superior court commissioners to hear and determine certain matters.
  3. SSB 5282 - Creating a work group for consolidation of statewide involuntary commitment information.
  4. SSB 5456 - Concerning detentions under the involuntary treatment act.
  5. ESSB 5551 - Concerning competency to stand trial evaluations.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  03/21/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  SSB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.



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Local Government* -  03/21/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/19/2013 at 5:10 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5417 - Concerning the annexation of unincorporated territory within a code city.
  2. SSB 5494 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  3. ESSB 5656 - Revising business licensing systems.
  4. SB 5824 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5121 - Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles.
  2. SSB 5332 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to continue benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  3. ESB 5378 - Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.
  4. ESB 5495 - Expanding the membership of the state building code council.
  5. SB 5606 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.



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Public Safety* -  03/21/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/19/2013 at 8:19 AM

Public Hearing:  SSB 5437 - Regarding boating safety.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5100 - Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.
  2. SSB 5119 - Creating a sentence enhancement for body armor.
  3. SSB 5308 - Establishing the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee.
  4. SB 5488 - Establishing an enhanced penalty for the use of an internet advertisement to facilitate the commission of a sex-trafficking crime.
  5. SSB 5556 - Concerning missing endangered persons.
  6. ESSB 5669 - Concerning trafficking.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  03/21/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Transportation -  03/21/13  3:30 pm

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

Possible Executive Session:  
  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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