Agenda for December 2012

Joint, Select & Other Committees

Advanced Tuition Payment, Legislative Advisory Committee Developmental Disability Service System Task Force
Education Funding, Jt. Task Force Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm
Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint Legislative Ethics Board
Pension Policy, Select Committee Statute Law Committee
Transportation, Joint Committee

Advanced Tuition Payment, Legislative Advisory Committee* -  12/11/12  9:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7716
Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 11/30/2012 at 10:41 AM

Agenda:  
  1. Legal and fiscal clarification of Option B.
  2. Panel discussion of differential tuition and GET 2.
  3. Final recommendations.





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Developmental Disability Service System Task Force* -  12/04/12  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/30/2012 at 2:16 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Discussion of Task Force members' top three recommendations.
  2. Future business.

Meeting time is 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.



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Education Funding, Jt. Task Force* -  12/05/12  8:30 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7126
Puget Sound Educational Service District
800 Oakesdale Ave. SW
Renton, WA

REVISED on 11/28/2012 at 4:15 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Opening remarks.
  2. Review Task Force assignment.
  3. Follow-up on enhancements, and refine spending plan.
    1. Compensation.
    2. Accountability.
    3. Other.
  4. Stakeholder & Task Force members' funding proposals and discussion.
  5. Develop a sense of the Task Force regarding primary path forward.
  6. Review committee progress and plan remaining meeting.
  7. Public testimony.





Education Funding, Jt. Task Force* -  12/17/12  8:30 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7126
Federal Way City Council Chambers
33325 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA

REVISED on 12/14/2012 at 1:54 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Opening remarks.
  2. Review committee assignment.
  3. Finalize six-year spending plan:
    1. Finalize list of enhancements to be included in spending plan.
    2. Discuss whether to reprioritize any items.
    3. Vote.
    4. Identify points of departure if Task-Force-member vote is not unanimous .
  4. Finalize funding proposal:
    1. Identify resources to include in funding proposal (budget reductions, revenue, combination).
    2. Discuss whether to concentrate on upcoming biennium or six-year-period.
    3. Vote.
    4. Identify points of departure if Task-Force-member vote is not unanimous.
  5. Discuss final report format and production process.
  6. Review remaining steps.
  7. Public Testimony.

Meeting is from 8:30 am until 12:30 pm.



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Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm -  12/03/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7258
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Committee roundtable discussion on developing recommendations to the Legislature.





Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm -  12/11/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7258
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Committee roundtable discussion on developing recommendations to the Legislature.
  2. Adoption of committee recommendations.





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Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  12/05/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-5288
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 12/3/2012 at 1:24 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Approval of September 19, 2012, JLARC meeting minutes.
  2. Other committee business.
    1. Legislative Auditors Annual Report.
  3. Trout production costs at the Department of Fish and Wildlife (preliminary report).
  4. Study design for evaluating workers' compensation claims management (briefing report).
  5. Competency to stand trial, phase 1 (briefing report).
  6. Alternative Public Works Procedures Sunset Review: Legislature should continue to use alternative procedures (proposed final report).





Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  12/05/12  1:00 pm

I-900 Subcommittee
(360) 786-5288
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Legislative Ethics Board -  12/13/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
(360) 786-7540
Senate Rules Room
Legislative Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be announced.





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Pension Policy, Select Committee -  12/18/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-6142
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be announced.





Pension Policy, Select Committee -  12/18/12  1:00 pm

Executive Committee
(360) 786-6142
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be announced.





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Statute Law Committee -  12/04/12  10:30 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-6997
Senate Rules Room
Legislative Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be determined.





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Transportation, Joint Committee* -  12/05/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7313
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 11/21/2012 at 1:29 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Introductions.
  2. 2012 biennial transportation attainment report.
  3. WSDOT update.
  4. Interactive transportation project map, "Forward Washington".
  5. Joint vessel procurement with BC Ferries.
  6. Air Search and Rescue Study.
  7. Fiscal Health of Public Transportation Study.





Transportation, Joint Committee -  12/10/12  11:30 am

Columbia River Crossing Oversight Subcommittee
(360) 786-7313
WSDOT SW Region Offices
11018 NE 51st Circle
Vancouver, WA

Agenda:  
  1. Welcome.
  2. Post-election update.
  3. Update on Navigation Report and the General Bridge Permit.
  4. Governance.
    1. Toll-setting process and timelines.
  5. Financing the Project.
    1. Procedural requirements for issuing debt in Washington and Oregon.
    2. Factors each state considers when issuing debt.
    3. Lessons learned on other transportation projects.
  6. Phased master plan for CRC project.
  7. Wrap-up.
    1. Summary of what was accomplished.
    2. Comments from Subcommittee members.
  8. Adjourn.





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