Agenda for January 2014

Joint, Select & Other Committees

Advanced Tuition Payment, Legislative Advisory Committee Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint
Prior Authorization Work Group Transportation, Joint Committee

Advanced Tuition Payment, Legislative Advisory Committee -  01/10/14  9:00 am

Full Committee

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

Agenda:  
  1. Review of differential tuition and various options.
  2. Review of various options for making changes to the program.
  3. Comparison of FY 2012 and FY 2013 funded status and discussion of what drives the funded status.

Meeting time: 9am-11am



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Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  01/07/14  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-5288
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/2/2014 at 2:53 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Committee Business -- Action Item: Approval of December 11, 2013, JLARC meeting minutes.
  2. Legislative Auditor Report to the Legislature: Guidance for Drafting Performance Statements in Tax Preference Legislation.
  3. Assessing the Impact of Tuition on Access, Affordability, and Institutional Quality (project update).
  4. K-12 Employee Health Benefits: Legislature Should Direct Insurance Commissioner to Collect Data Needed to Analyze Health Care Purchasing (project update).
  5. Total Highway Maintenance and Preservation Estimates Are Available - Phase I (briefing report).
  6. Competency to Stand Trial, Phase II: DSHS Has Not Met Performance Targets - Better Management and Analysis Could Help It Do So (preliminary report).

Please note: JLARC reserves the right to move agenda items as needed. Published materials and reports, when available, can be found at http://www.jlarc.leg.wa.gov



Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  01/07/14  1:30 pm

I-900 Subcommittee
(360) 786-5288
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/3/2014 at 9:11 AM

State Auditor's Office Performance Audits:  
  1. Regulatory Reform: Improving Permit Timeliness:
    1. Public testimony.
  2. Annual Performance Audit Progress Report:
    1. Public testimony.

Published materials and reports, when available, can be found at http://www.jlarc.leg.wa.gov



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Prior Authorization Work Group* -  01/24/14  8:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Transportation, Joint Committee* -  01/08/14  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7329
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/7/2014 at 12:25 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Introductions and welcome.
  2. SR 520 Pontoon update.
  3. Final draft report on TNB Internal Refinance Opportunities Study:
    1. JTC staff will present the final draft report on TNB internal refinance opportunities study.
  4. Final draft report on Requirement for Unexpired Driver's License Study:
    1. JTC staff will discuss changes to the draft report on the requirement for an unexpired driver's license in order to license a vehicle in the state of Washington, and present the final draft report.
  5. CRC Oversight Subcommittee summary.
  6. WSDOT Surplus Property/Facility Replacements Study:
    1. Staff will present a study update.
  7. JTC Study on WSDOT Cost Efficiencies Study final draft report:
    1. ESSB 5024, Sec 204(1) directed JTC to study transportation project cost drivers and potential efficiencies. This is presentation of the final draft report of this study.
  8. DOL report on specialized license plates:
    1. This is the third annual report to the JTC on the status of specialized license plates.
  9. OFM report on ferry performance measures:
    1. RCW 47.64.360 requires OFM to report annually to the JTC on ferry system performance measures. This is the second comprehensive report.
  10. Adjourn.

Please note: Topics, actions, and times are subject to change. Meeting is expected to end at 12:30 p.m.



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