Agenda for Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Law & Justice
Transportation Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 7:56 AM

Work Session:  Work session on teen employment.

Public Hearing:  SB 5275 - Allowing employers to pay a training wage for a specified period of time.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5056 - Allowing a person to apply for a work permit for the employment of minors without completing a new master application under certain circumstances.
  2. SB 5077 - Making technical corrections to certain gender-based terms.

Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/28/2013 at 9:40 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5328 - Creating a school-grading program that relies on the accountability index. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 5329 - Creating the state superintendent school district.
  3. SB 5237 - Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.
  4. SB 5243 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.

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

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  01/30/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/30/2013 at 3:30 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5351 - Creating a state universal communications service program.
  2. S-0577.3 - Concerning telecommunications tax parity.
  3. SB 5422 - Concerning telecommunications tax parity.

If draft bills, proposed substitutes, or striking amendments are to be heard, they can be obtained from committee staff or on the committee's website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/EET/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Law & Justice* -  01/30/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/29/2013 at 3:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5102 - Concerning veterinarian immunity from liability when reporting suspected animal cruelty.
  2. SB 5100 - Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  3. SB 5048 - Concerning notice against trespass.
  4. SB 5149 - Concerning crimes against pharmacies.

Executive Session:  SB 5010 - Establishing that courts may order an offender to refrain from the consumption of marijuana as a part of community custody conditions.

The proposed substitute is available from committee staff or on the committee's website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/LAW/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Other business.

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Transportation -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5051 - Authorizing online driver's education for the classroom portion of traffic safety education courses.
  2. SB 5093 - Concerning a transportation benefit district vehicle fee.
  3. SB 5161 - Authorizing certain eligible family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates.
  4. SB 5050 - Authorizing tow truck operators to carry passengers in a vehicle attached to a flatbed tow truck under certain situations.

Work Session:  Driver's license updates- Department of Licensing:
  1. Driver training school- driver's license testing.
  2. REAL ID.
  3. New federal commercial driver's license requirements.


Executive:  
  1. SB 5152 - Creating Seattle Sounders FC and Seattle Seahawks special license plates.
  2. SB 5030 - Extending the Chinook scenic byway.
  3. SJM 8001 - Requesting that Interstate 5 be named the "Purple Heart Trail."

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

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Ways & Means* -  01/30/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 1/24/2013 at 10:21 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5072 - Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for disabled veterans and members of the armed forces for certain equipment and services that assist physically challenged persons to safely operate a motor vehicle.
  2. SB 5103 - Concerning grants for community outdoor and indoor athletic facilities.
  3. SB 5132 - Concerning the disclosure of estimated debt service costs.
  4. SB 5138 - Creating a council on state debt.

Work Session:  Capital Budget Overview.

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

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