Agenda for Thursday, January 19, 2012

Senate Committees

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Early Learning & K-12 Education
Economic Development, Trade & Innovation Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters
Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections Health & Long-Term Care
Human Services & Corrections Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection
Transportation Ways & Means

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development* -  01/19/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/17/2012 at 11:19 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6163 - Directing the department of ecology to coordinate discussions with the province of British Columbia to study the feasibility of providing new water supplies and storage to benefit residents of western Washington.
  2. SB 6313 - Providing consistency in water resource terminology and policy.
  3. SB 6312 - Promoting job creation by ensuring access to human domestic water for home construction.
  4. SB 6311 - Requiring proof of concept for water resource mitigation alternatives for human domestic needs in rural areas.
  5. SB 6152 - Streamlining water right permitting and appeals.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  01/19/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/19/2012 at 9:20 AM

Work Session:  Pathways to Prosperity, presentation by Bill Symonds.

Public Hearing:  SB 6119 - Enacting the career pathways act.

Work Session:  Waivers of the 180-day requirement for economy and efficiency.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6020 - Regarding waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year.
  2. SB 6050 - Expanding waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement.

Other business.



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Economic Development, Trade & Innovation* -  01/19/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/18/2012 at 11:29 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5808 - Concerning innovative industries for economic development. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 5982 - Creating the joint center for aerospace technology innovation. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  3. SB 6345 - Creating a commission to restructure state government.

The proposed substitute bills will be posted on the Committee’s website at: http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/EDTI/Pages/default.aspx and also available from committee staff. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters* -  01/19/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/19/2012 at 3:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6139 - Regarding large wild carnivore conflict management.
  2. SB 6137 - Providing an affirmative defense to the unlawful taking of endangered fish or wildlife when the incident involves a gray wolf.
  3. SB 6263 - Facilitating marine management planning.
  4. SB 6387 - Concerning state parks, recreation, and natural resources fiscal matters.

Executive Session:  SB 6225 - Giving general law enforcement authority to natural resource investigators.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Government Operations, Tribal Relations & Elections* -  01/19/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/18/2012 at 10:24 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6000 - Concerning deposit and investment provisions for the prearrangement trust funds of cemetery authorities.
  2. SB 6116 - Concerning on-site sewage program management plans.
  3. SB 6125 - Changing authority for contracts with community service organizations for public improvements.
  4. SB 6154 - Changing filing fees and standing provisions relating to the growth management hearings board.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5190 - Authorizing persons designated by the decedent to direct disposition, if the decedent died while serving on active duty in any branch of the United States armed forces, United States reserve forces, or national guard.
  2. SSB 5292 - Exempting certain structures that are constructed and maintained by irrigation districts from the definition of critical areas.
  3. SSB 5586 - Concerning the effect of zoning ordinances on hobby vehicle restoration.
  4. SB 6047 - Allowing the state library to recover costs associated with research requests from persons who are not Washington residents.

Other business.



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Health & Long-Term Care* -  01/19/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/19/2012 at 8:50 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6126 - Concerning dental practitioners.
  2. SB 6185 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.
  3. SB 6212 - Authorizing electronic communication of prescription information for controlled substances.
  4. SB 6197 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.

Executive:  
  1. SB 5296 - Addressing public employee benefits law.
  2. SB 5197 - Concerning the delegation of nursing care tasks to home care aides.
  3. SB 6105 - Exempting veterinarians from the data submission requirements of the prescription monitoring program.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Human Services & Corrections* -  01/19/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2012 at 9:49 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6234 - Concerning the involuntary medication of persons committed as criminally insane.
  2. SB 6261 - Requiring notification of release of a person following dismissal of charges based on incompetence to stand trial.
  3. SB 6010 - Concerning worker safety at state hospitals.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection* -  01/19/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/16/2012 at 5:05 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6133 - Requiring training for eligibility for certain electrician certifications.
  2. SB 6287 - Establishing completion rate requirements for apprenticeship training programs in certain construction trades as part of apprenticeship utilization requirements.
  3. SB 6309 - Requiring meals and rest breaks for certain health care workers.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Transportation* -  01/19/12  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  01/19/12  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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