Agenda for March 25 to March 31, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology
Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services Business & Financial Services
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs 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 -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5054 - Establishing a process for the acquisition of habitat and recreation lands by the state.
  2. SSB 5766 - Improving relationships between agricultural producers and state regulatory staff.
  3. SSB 5767 - Concerning inspection of dairy cattle.





Agriculture & Natural Resources* -  03/27/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 9:01 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5202 - Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.
  2. ESB 5596 - Regarding certain lake management activities on lands owned by the state of Washington.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5337 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  2. SSB 5786 - Requiring certain information in commercial fishing guide license applications.





Agriculture & Natural Resources -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  SB 5081 - Regarding unlawful trade in shark fins.

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





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Appropriations* -  03/25/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 3:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2002 - Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  2. HB 2016 - Concerning a hospital safety net assessment.
  3. HB 2018 - Regarding additional contribution rates for employers of the Washington state retirement systems.
  4. SB 5751 - Requiring an inventory of state fees.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1982 - Eliminating lottery games that generate insufficient net revenue.
  2. SB 5220 - Addressing membership on city disability boards.
  3. SSB 5287 - Eliminating accounts and funds.





Appropriations* -  03/26/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Appropriations* -  03/28/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 1:19 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2002 - Modifying snowmobile license fees.
  2. HB 2016 - Concerning a hospital safety net assessment.
  3. HB 2018 - Regarding additional contribution rates for employers of the Washington state retirement systems.
  4. SB 5751 - Requiring an inventory of state fees.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 5:25 PM

Work Session:  Update on the Urban School Turnaround Initiative.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  2. ESSB 5709 - Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 3:41 PM

Work Session:  Washington Military Department - Brief agency overview and update on the Department's Emergency Management Division.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5052 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.
  2. SB 5069 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.
  3. SB 5516 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  4. SSB 5760 - Providing compensation for commercial crop damage caused by bighorn sheep.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5052 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.
  2. SB 5069 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.





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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Business & Financial Services* -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 9:34 AM

Public Hearing:  ESSB 5312 - Authorizing small consumer installment loans.

Executive Session:  ESSB 5338 - Addressing debt adjuster compensation.





Business & Financial Services* -  03/28/13  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 -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5289 - Concerning the discover pass.
  2. SSB 5834 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.





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Early Learning & Human Services -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SSB 5405 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  2. E2SSB 5389 - Concerning limitations on visitation or contact with children in foster care.
  3. 2SSB 5595 - Concerning child care reform.
  4. ESSB 5279 - Limiting use of public assistance benefits.
  5. SB 5359 - Concerning mandatory reporting of child abuse or neglect by supervised persons.





Early Learning & Human Services* -  03/28/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/27/2013 at 8:11 AM

Work Session:  Adolescent brain development.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5315 - Implementing the recommendations made by the Powell fatality team.
  2. E2SSB 5389 - Concerning limitations on visitation or contact with children in foster care.
  3. 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.
  4. SSB 5316 - Adopting a model policy to require a third person to be present during interviews.





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Education -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5104 - Placing epinephrine autoinjectors in schools.
  2. 2ESB 5701 - Authorizing penalties based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators.
  3. ESSB 5491 - Establishing statewide indicators of educational health.
  4. ESB 5620 - Changing school safety-related drills.
  5. E2SSB 5243 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  6. E2SSB 5244 - Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.
  7. ESSB 5563 - Regarding training for school employees in the prevention of sexual abuse.





Education* -  03/28/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 8:16 AM

Work Session:  Progress Report from Teacher Principal Evaluation Project (TPEP) Steering Committee: Evaluations and Human Resource Practices.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5587 - Concerning student assessments.
  2. ESSB 5753 - Providing flexibility in the education system.
  3. SB 5496 - Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.
  4. E2SSB 5244 - Regarding school suspensions and expulsions.





Education* -  03/29/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/28/2013 at 10:19 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5114 - Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.
  2. SSB 5242 - Regarding assignment of certificated instructional staff.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5114 - Regarding access to K-12 campuses for occupational or educational information.
  2. ESSB 5587 - Concerning student assessments.
  3. ESSB 5753 - Providing flexibility in the education system.
  4. 2SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.
  5. E2SSB 5329 - Transforming persistently failing schools.





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Environment* -  03/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 2:48 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5458 - Concerning the labeling of certain asbestos-containing building materials.
  2. ESB 5603 - Establishing the Washington coastal marine advisory council and the Washington marine resources advisory council.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5099 - Concerning fuel usage of publicly owned vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment.
  2. SB 5408 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  3. 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.





Environment* -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 1:13 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5658 - Concerning mercury-containing lights.
  2. ESSB 5290 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, water pipes whose primary purpose is for conveyance of water for domestic use, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5458 - Concerning the labeling of certain asbestos-containing building materials.
  2. ESB 5603 - Establishing the Washington coastal marine advisory council and the Washington marine resources advisory council.

Work Session:  Overview of current issues pertaining to the Department of Ecology and the Department of Commerce.





Environment* -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/27/2013 at 3:58 PM

Work Session:  Energy storage.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESB 5099 - Concerning fuel usage of publicly owned vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment.
  2. ESSB 5290 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, water pipes whose primary purpose is for conveyance of water for domestic use, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.





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Finance* -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 1:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5697 - Reducing the frequency of local sales and use tax changes.
  2. SSB 5705 - Concerning amounts received by taxing districts from property tax refunds and abatements.
  3. SB 5806 - Repealing an obsolete provision for a credit against property taxes paid on timber on public land.
  4. E2SSB 5078 - Modifying the property tax exemption for nonprofit fairs.
  5. SB 5627 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.





Finance* -  03/29/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 1:38 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 1920 - Preserving funding deposited into the education legacy trust account used to support common schools and access to higher education by restoring the application of the Washington estate and transfer tax to certain property transfers.

Executive Session:  HB 1971 - Concerning communications services reform.





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Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 8:29 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5396 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  2. SSB 5517 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.
  3. SB 5674 - Allowing wine and beer sampling at farmers markets.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5396 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  2. SSB 5517 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.
  3. SB 5674 - Allowing wine and beer sampling at farmers markets.
  4. 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.





Government Accountability & Oversight* -  03/28/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  03/26/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 8:21 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5411 - Requiring the ballot proposition to reduce the terms of office of port commissioners to be submitted at the next general election.
  2. ESSB 5577 - Protecting public employees who act ethically and legally.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5198 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  2. SB 5257 - Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.
  3. SB 5258 - Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements.
  4. SSB 5507 - Increasing transparency of donors to candidates and ballot measures.
  5. SSB 5518 - Making nonsubstantive changes to election laws.
  6. SB 5748 - Extending contribution limits to candidates for public hospital district boards of commissioners.
  7. SB 5810 - Concerning security threat group information.





Government Operations & Elections* -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 4:28 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5381 - Limiting use of cellular devices by state employees.
  2. SSB 5679 - Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules.

Executive Session:  SB 5411 - Requiring the ballot proposition to reduce the terms of office of port commissioners to be submitted at the next general election.





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Health Care & Wellness -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5092 - Providing an exemption from continuing competency requirements for registered nurses who seek advanced nursing degrees.
  2. E2SSB 5215 - Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
  3. E2SSB 5267 - Establishing a work group to develop standardized prior authorization for medical and pharmacy management.
  4. SB 5465 - Concerning exemptions from licensure as a physical therapist.

Executive Session:  
  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. 2SSB 5213 - Concerning medication management services for medicaid managed care enrollees.
  5. SB 5216 - Addressing long-term care insurance.
  6. ESB 5305 - Requiring hospitals to report when providing treatment for bullet wounds, gunshot wounds, and stab wounds to all patients.
  7. SSB 5416 - Concerning prescription information.
  8. SSB 5434 - Addressing the filing and public disclosure of health care provider compensation.
  9. ESSB 5449 - Addressing the Washington state health insurance pool.
  10. SSB 5459 - Requiring ninety-day supply limits on certain drugs dispensed by a pharmacist.
  11. SSB 5524 - Authorizing Washington pharmacies to fill prescriptions written by physician assistants in other states.
  12. 2SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  13. SSB 5601 - Concerning interpretation of state law regarding rebating practices by health care entities.
  14. SSB 5630 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.
  15. ESSB 5681 - Facilitating treatment for persons with co-occurring disorders by requiring development of an integrated rule.
  16. 2SSB 5732 - Concerning the adult behavioral health system in Washington state.
  17. ESSCR 8401 - Creating a joint select committee on health care oversight.





Health Care & Wellness* -  03/28/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 4:54 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5092 - Providing an exemption from continuing competency requirements for registered nurses who seek advanced nursing degrees.
  2. SSB 5148 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  3. 2SSB 5213 - Concerning medication management services for medicaid managed care enrollees.
  4. E2SSB 5215 - Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
  5. E2SSB 5267 - Establishing a work group to develop standardized prior authorization for medical and pharmacy management.
  6. ESB 5305 - Requiring hospitals to report when providing treatment for bullet wounds, gunshot wounds, and stab wounds to all patients.
  7. SB 5465 - Concerning exemptions from licensure as a physical therapist.
  8. SSB 5601 - Concerning interpretation of state law regarding rebating practices by health care entities.
  9. SSB 5630 - Implementing recommendations of the adult family home quality assurance panel.





Health Care & Wellness* -  03/29/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Higher Education* -  03/26/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 2:49 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 5195 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.

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.
  4. SSB 5195 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.





Higher Education -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Innovations in Higher Education.
    1. Washington State University's Global Campus.
    2. Innovations at community and technical colleges.
  2. Student financial aid policies and programs: Roundtable discussion.





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Judiciary* -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 3:08 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5118 - Addressing access to original birth certificates after adoption finalization.
  2. SB 5510 - Concerning the abuse of vulnerable adults.
  3. ESB 5666 - Concerning health care quality improvement measures.
  4. SSB 5162 - Prohibiting a child custody award to a suspect in an active murder investigation.





Judiciary* -  03/27/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 3:09 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5176 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  2. ESB 5221 - Requiring notification of release of a person following dismissal of charges based on incompetence to stand trial.
  3. SB 5344 - Revising state statutes concerning trusts.
  4. SSB 5135 - Concerning judicial proceedings and forms.
  5. SB 5446 - Providing a process for the state auditor's office to apply for investigative subpoenas.
  6. SSB 5256 - Concerning the confidentiality of certain autopsy and postmortem reports and records.
  7. ESB 5048 - Concerning notice against trespass.
  8. SB 5541 - Concerning the redemption of real property.
  9. SSB 5182 - Addressing the disclosure of vehicle owner information.
  10. SSB 5264 - Concerning the transportation and storage of certain explosive devices.
  11. ESSB 5480 - Concerning mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  12. SSB 5165 - Increasing the authority of superior court commissioners to hear and determine certain matters.
  13. SSB 5282 - Creating a work group for consolidation of statewide involuntary commitment information.
  14. ESSB 5551 - Concerning competency to stand trial evaluations.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5797 - Encouraging the establishment of effective specialty and therapeutic courts.
  2. ESB 5860 - Addressing legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of superior court judges.
  3. SB 5015 - Including a child fourteen or younger in the aggravated first degree murder provisions.





Judiciary -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5031 - Concerning actions for damage to real property resulting from construction, alteration, or repair on adjacent property.
  2. SB 5083 - Concerning the display of political yard signs in homeowners' associations.
  3. ESB 5236 - Creating the uniform correction or clarification of defamation act.
  4. SSB 5452 - Concerning no-contact and protection orders for stalking and harassment.





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Labor & Workforce Development* -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 4:49 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 5211 - Concerning personal social networking accounts.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. 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.
  2. SSB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.
  3. SSB 5362 - Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.
  4. ESSB 5744 - Monitoring the progress of the logger safety initiative.
  5. SSB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.





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Local Government* -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 12:09 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5494 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms. Continuation of public hearing from 3/21/13).
  2. SB 5106 - Concerning the operation of county budgets.
  3. SSB 5444 - Concerning the administration of taxes regarding publicly owned property.
  4. SB 5770 - Permitting conservation districts to use electronic deposits for employee pay and compensation.

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. SB 5417 - Concerning the annexation of unincorporated territory within a code city.
  5. SSB 5494 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  6. ESB 5495 - Expanding the membership of the state building code council.
  7. ESSB 5656 - Revising business licensing systems.
  8. SB 5824 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.





Local Government* -  03/28/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 3:46 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5106 - Concerning the operation of county budgets.
  2. ESB 5121 - Concerning the restoration of collector vehicles.
  3. SB 5323 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.
  4. ESB 5378 - Creating a six-year time frame for substantial building code amendments.
  5. SSB 5399 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  6. SB 5417 - Concerning the annexation of unincorporated territory within a code city.
  7. SSB 5444 - Concerning the administration of taxes regarding publicly owned property.
  8. SSB 5494 - Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  9. ESB 5495 - Expanding the membership of the state building code council.
  10. ESSB 5656 - Revising business licensing systems.
  11. SB 5770 - Permitting conservation districts to use electronic deposits for employee pay and compensation.





Local Government* -  03/29/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Public Safety* -  03/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/21/2013 at 12:10 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5059 - Concerning the crime of rendering criminal assistance.
  2. ESSB 5178 - Modifying organized retail theft provisions.
  3. ESB 5484 - Concerning assault in the third degree occurring in areas used in connection with court proceedings.
  4. ESSB 5735 - Concerning registered sex or kidnapping offenders.

Possible Executive Session:  
  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 5308 - Establishing the commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee.
  4. SSB 5437 - Regarding boating safety.
  5. SSB 5556 - Concerning missing endangered persons.
  6. ESSB 5669 - Concerning trafficking.





Public Safety -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Federal immigration policy and secure communities.
  2. The National Defense Authorization Act, indefinite detention and the rule of law.





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Technology & Economic Development -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Technology transfer, commercialization, and Washington's entrepreneurial climate.





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Transportation -  03/25/13  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Washington State Transportation Commission Survey Updates.
  1. Ferry Rider Opinion Group (FROG).
  2. Voice of Washington Survey (VOWS).


Public Hearing:  
  1. SJM 8001 - Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."
  2. SB 5030 - Extending the Chinook scenic byway.
  3. SSB 5239 - Addressing project selection by the freight mobility strategic investment board.
  4. HB 1989 - Concerning the term of bonds issued for transportation purposes.





Transportation* -  03/26/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 2:51 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESB 5616 - Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.
  2. ESSB 5849 - Concerning electric vehicle charging stations.





Transportation* -  03/28/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 5:45 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1957 - Concerning department of transportation project delivery.
  2. HB 1979 - Implementing public-private partnership best practices for nontoll transportation projects.
  3. SB 5030 - Extending the Chinook scenic byway.
  4. ESSB 5095 - Concerning proof of required documents for motor vehicle operation.
  5. SB 5141 - Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  6. SB 5142 - Incorporating motorcycles into certain transportation planning.
  7. SSB 5239 - Addressing project selection by the freight mobility strategic investment board.
  8. SSB 5263 - Concerning motorcycles overtaking and passing pedestrians and bicyclists.
  9. SSB 5274 - Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.
  10. SSB 5591 - Concerning confidential license plates, drivers' licenses, identicards, and vessel registrations.
  11. ESB 5616 - Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.
  12. SSB 5761 - Concerning outdoor advertising sign fees, labels, and prohibitions.
  13. SB 5775 - Allowing for a veteran designation on drivers' licenses and identicards.
  14. ESSB 5849 - Concerning electric vehicle charging stations.
  15. SJM 8001 - Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."
  16. SJM 8005 - Requesting that state route number 117 be designated as the POW/MIA Memorial Highway.





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