Agenda for September 2012

House Committees

Early Learning & Human Services Education Appropriations & Oversight
Environment Higher Education
Judiciary Technology, Energy & Communications

Early Learning & Human Services* -  09/19/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 9/17/2012 at 2:42 PM

Work Session:  Improving Educational Outcomes for Foster Youth and Alumni of Care.
  1. Research Update: Foster Care and Education.
  2. Service review and implementation updates.
  3. Youth and Caregiver Perspectives on Barriers and Solutions.
  4. Education Success Strategy for Youth in Care and Alumni update.
  5. Public comment.




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Education Appropriations & Oversight -  09/25/12  9:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) update.
  2. Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grant update.
  3. K-12 Institutional Education.
  4. Impact of tuition policies on students.
  5. Update on the implementation of Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 2483 (Higher Education Coordination).
  6. Performance/Accountability update (per Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1795).
  7. Update on Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Solvency.



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Environment -  09/19/12  1:00 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Updates to the Phase I and II Municipal Stormwater General Permits.
  2. Integrating producer responsibility programs into existing solid waste handling systems.

Meeting is from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

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Higher Education -  09/28/12  8:30 am

Full Committee
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Serving Veterans in Higher Education.
    1. Americorps and Vet Corps postsecondary education benefits.
    2. Campus-based efforts to support Veterans.
    3. Connecting job-seeking veterans with postsecondary education.
  2. Student Demographics in Higher Education.
  3. Developmental Education: Challenges and Innovations.
    1. Current practices at community and technical colleges and at public baccalaureate institutions in developmental education.
    2. Panel discussion on challenges and innovations in developmental education.
  4. Serving Diverse Students in Higher Education.
    1. Outcomes for students from diverse backgrounds.
    2. Panel discussion regarding serving students from diverse backgrounds.

*Meeting adjourns at noon.

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Judiciary* -  09/27/12  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 9/17/2012 at 11:09 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Review and discussion of the Washington State Bar Association's work on the Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act.
  2. Overview and discussion of the proposed Uniform Electronic Transactions Act and whether it or an alternative proposal should be adopted in Washington.



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Technology, Energy & Communications -  09/18/12  12:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Periodic oversupply of electrical generation.

Meeting is from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

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