Agenda for April 22 to April 28, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Appropriations
Capital Budget Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Education Finance
Government Accountability & Oversight Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
Public Safety Technology & Economic Development
Transportation

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  04/24/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. A conversation with the directors of the natural resources agencies.
  2. Interim planning: public comments welcome.



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Appropriations -  04/22/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1935 - Concerning state parks and recreation.
  2. HB 2029 - Eliminating economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.
  3. HB 2033 - Reducing the costs and inefficiencies in elections by eliminating a requirement to include the full text of ballot measures in the printed version of voters' pamphlets.
  4. HB 2042 - Modifying the nursing facility medicaid payment system by delaying the rebase of certain rate components and extending certain rate add-ons.
  5. HB 2043 - Temporarily suspending inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.
  6. HB 2044 - Delaying the implementation of the family leave insurance program until funding and payment of benefits are authorized in law.
  7. HB 2045 - Concerning payments to counties in lieu of taxes.
  8. HB 2046 - Transferring funds from the budget stabilization account to the general fund.
  9. HB 2047 - Reducing the costs of the student assessment system by using consortium-developed assessments and reducing the assessments required for graduation to three content areas.
  10. HB 2050 - Achieving correctional savings related to certification of jail time served.
  11. HB 2051 - Implementing basic education expenditures.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5337 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  2. 2SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.



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Appropriations* -  04/23/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/22/2013 at 3:56 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1935 - Concerning state parks and recreation.
  2. HB 2029 - Eliminating economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.
  3. HB 2033 - Reducing the costs and inefficiencies in elections by eliminating a requirement to include the full text of ballot measures in the printed version of voters' pamphlets.
  4. HB 2042 - Modifying the nursing facility medicaid payment system by delaying the rebase of certain rate components and extending certain rate add-ons.
  5. HB 2043 - Temporarily suspending inflationary increases in educational employee compensation.
  6. HB 2044 - Delaying the implementation of the family leave insurance program until funding and payment of benefits are authorized in law.
  7. HB 2045 - Concerning payments to counties in lieu of taxes.
  8. HB 2046 - Transferring funds from the budget stabilization account to the general fund.
  9. HB 2047 - Reducing the costs of the student assessment system by using consortium-developed assessments and reducing the assessments required for graduation to three content areas.
  10. HB 2050 - Achieving correctional savings related to certification of jail time served.
  11. HB 2051 - Implementing basic education expenditures.
  12. 2SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.



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Capital Budget* -  04/22/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/19/2013 at 5:00 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2039 - Relating to funding capital projects.

Executive Session:  HB 2039 - Relating to funding capital projects.

*Meeting will conclude at 9:00 a.m. *The proposed substitute bill is available electronically at: http://leap.leg.wa.gov/leap/budget/detail/2013/hc1315p.asp

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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs -  04/24/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  Interim planning.



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Education* -  04/25/13  9:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Finance -  04/23/13  8:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2038 - Investing in the education legacy trust account for K-12 basic education and higher education by narrowing or eliminating tax preferences and extending taxes set to expire.
  2. ESB 5843 - Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide a statement of legislative intent and include an expiration date where applicable.



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Finance* -  04/26/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Accountability & Oversight -  04/25/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  HB 2056 - Correcting the definition of THC concentration as adopted by Initiative Measure No. 502 to avoid an implication that conversion, by combustion, of tetrahydrocannabinol acid into delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol is not part of the THC content that differentiates marijuana from hemp.

Executive:  EHB 2056 - Correcting the definition of THC concentration as adopted by Initiative Measure No. 502 to avoid an implication that conversion, by combustion, of tetrahydrocannabinol acid into delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol is not part of the THC content that differentiates marijuana from hemp.



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Health Care & Wellness -  04/25/13  8:30 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Introduction to John Wiesman, Secretary of Health, and Dorothy Teeter, Director of the Health Care Authority.
  2. Demonstration of the Washington Health Benefit Exchange's website.
  3. Interim planning.



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Higher Education -  04/23/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Washington Student Achievement Council Listening Tour Update.
  2. Interim planning: Member discussion.

* Meeting will conclude at 8:55 a.m.

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Judiciary* -  04/24/13  8:45 am

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

REVISED on 4/23/2013 at 8:38 AM

Work Session:  Interim Planning.



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Public Safety -  04/24/13  8:00 am

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

Possible Executive Session:  HB 2030 - Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.



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Technology & Economic Development* -  04/24/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/23/2013 at 4:53 PM

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



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Transportation* -  04/22/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/19/2013 at 12:55 PM

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. HB 1954 - Concerning transportation revenue.
  3. HB 1955 - Concerning additive transportation funding.
  4. HB 1956 - Authorizing bonds for transportation funding.
  5. HB 1975 - Authorizing bonds for the financing of the Columbia river crossing project.
  6. HB 2041 - Repealing the deduction for handling losses of motor vehicle fuel.



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Transportation* -  04/26/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/25/2013 at 2:46 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5785 - Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.
  2. ESSB 5857 - Concerning vehicle-related fees.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. ESSB 5785 - Modifying requirements for the display and replacement of license plates.
  2. ESSB 5857 - Concerning vehicle-related fees.



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