Agenda for June 2014

Joint, Select & Other Committees

Adult Behavioral Health System Task Force Aging and Disability, Joint Legislative Executive Committee
College Bound Scholarship Program Work Group Legislative Evaluation & Accountability Program
Legislative Ethics Board Pension Funding Council
Pension Policy, Select Committee Trade Policy, Jt. Legislative Oversight Committee
Transportation, Joint Committee

Adult Behavioral Health System Task Force -  06/13/14  9:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7160
Criminal Justice Training Center
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA

Agenda:  
  1. Introductions and announcements.
  2. Regional service area progress report.
  3. Overview of chemical dependency services purchasing in Washington:
    1. Types of chemical dependency services purchased with state dollars through the state chemical dependency program.
    2. Other purchasing of chemical dependency services in Washington.
  4. Evidence-based practices in chemical dependency.
  5. Provider and consumer perspectives on chemical dependency integration.
  6. Public comment.

Meeting is scheduled from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Additional information may be found on the Task Force web page at: http://www.leg.wa.gov/jointcommittees/ABHS/Pages/default.aspx



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Aging and Disability, Joint Legislative Executive Committee -  06/18/14  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  Workforce quality and protection from elder abuse and exploitation.

Meeting time is 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.



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College Bound Scholarship Program Work Group* -  06/09/14  1:00 pm

Full Committee
(360) 786-7415
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 6/4/2014 at 1:23 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Work group business:
    1. Work group's legislative charge.
    2. Elect work group Chair & Vice Chair.
    3. Elect representative from the middle school system.
    4. Review work group procedures.
  2. College Bound Scholarship Program (Program) overview:
    1. Statutory requirements.
    2. Fiscal review.
  3. Low-income student demographics.
  4. Current data from the Program.
  5. Role of the College Success Foundation & student stories.
  6. Additional legal considerations for administering the Program.
  7. Public testimony.
  8. Committee discussion.
  9. Next steps.

Meeting time is 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.



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Legislative Evaluation & Accountability Program -  06/17/14  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-6111
Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  
  1. Introductions.
  2. Approval of November 2013, LEAP meeting minutes.
  3. Proposed program structure changes:
    1. Office of Financial Management.
    2. Health Care Authority.
    3. Department of Social and Health Services.
    4. Department of Health.
    5. Department of Corrections.
    6. Department of Early Learning.
    7. Department of Natural Resources.
  4. Fiscal website discussion.





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Legislative Ethics Board -  06/17/14  12:00 pm

Full Committee
(360) 786-7540
Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  
  1. Approval of April minutes.
  2. Complimentary meals - public testimony and Board discussion.
  3. Discussion - What is "travel" in the context of a legislative tour?
  4. Call for public comment.
  5. Recess public meeting and convene in executive session to consider quasi-judicial matters related to pending complaints and prior to determination of reasonable cause. Estimated time to be announced.
  6. Reconvene the public meeting. Other or unfinished business. Adjourn.





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Pension Funding Council -  06/30/14  10:00 am

Full Committee

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

Agenda:  
  1. Introduction.
  2. Preliminary Results of Valuation and Demographic Experience Study.
  3. Preliminary Actuarial Audit Report.
  4. Public comment.





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Pension Policy, Select Committee -  06/17/14  10:00 am

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

Agenda:  
  1. Approval of minutes.
  2. LEOFF 2 Board update.
  3. DRS CEM Benchmarking update.
  4. Contribution rate setting overview.
  5. Preliminary Valuation results.

Times are estimates and are subject to change depending on the needs of the Committee.



Pension Policy, Select Committee -  06/17/14  12:30 pm

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

Agenda:  
  1. Approval of minutes.
  2. AAG update.
  3. Review of today's full committee agenda.
  4. July meeting agenda.
  5. Constituent correspondence.
  6. Discussion/other business.

Meeting is scheduled to end at 1:30 p.m. Times are estimates and are subject to change depending on the needs of the Committee.



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Trade Policy, Jt. Legislative Oversight Committee -  06/16/14  8:30 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7462
Pier 69
2701 Alaskan Way
Seattle, WA

Work Session:  
  1. International trade policy updates.
  2. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement & Transatlantic and Investment Partnership Negotiations.
  3. National Export Initiative (NEI)/Next.
  4. Washington State Department of Commerce trade update.
  5. Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) update.
  6. International shipping logistics.
  7. Agricultural trade update.

This meeting is scheduled to last until 3:30 pm, with a working lunch.



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Transportation, Joint Committee -  06/17/14  1:00 pm

Full Committee
(360) 786-7329
Spokane Convention Center
334 W Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA

Agenda:  
  1. Introductions and welcome.
  2. Transportation Benefit Districts: Big City and Small City Experiences.
  3. State grant programs for cities.
  4. Freight issues in urbanized areas under MAP-21 reauthorization.
  5. Air freight issues.
  6. Spokane region transportation priorities.
  7. Adjourn.

Meeting will be in conjunction with Association of Washington Cities. Please note: Topics, actions, and times are subject to change. Meeting is scheduled to end at 5:00 p.m.



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