Agenda for Tuesday, April 23, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations Finance
Higher Education

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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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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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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