Agenda for Wednesday, March 27, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government & Information Technology Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services
Business & Financial Services Environment
Higher Education Judiciary

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.





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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.





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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.





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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* -  03/27/13  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.





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