Agenda for Friday, January 31, 2014

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Law & Justice

Commerce & Labor* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/30/2014 at 4:15 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6307 - Preempting local employment laws and contracts. (Continued from January 29 hearing.)
  2. SB 6208 - Preserving the integrity of veterans' benefit-related services.
  3. SB 6290 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  4. SB 6244 - Placing restrictions on when representation under a public collective bargaining agreement may be challenged.
  5. SB 6018 - Concerning the training of code enforcement officials.
  6. SB 6251 - Creating an inactive certification, license, or registration status for real estate appraisers.
  7. SB 6133 - Concerning expiration dates related to real estate broker provisions.
  8. SB 6388 - Concerning pass-through wholesale food distributors.
  9. SB 6386 - Clarifying provisions that allow for the tasting of alcohol by students under twenty-one years of age.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6115 - Exempting licensed private investigators from process server requirements.
  2. SB 6300 - Protecting public sector workers' rights through public disclosure of public sector unions' finances.
  3. SB 6238 - Clarifying the issuance, regulation, and sale of spirits retail licenses held by owners of former state and contract liquor stores.
  4. SB 6179 - Authorizing workers' compensation group self-insurance plans.
  5. SB 6149 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
  6. SB 6317 - Improving the accuracy of the prevailing rate of wage.
  7. SB 6471 - Creating a teen summer employment wage.
  8. SB 6495 - Establishing a temporary teen training wage.

Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/29/2014 at 5:03 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9244 - Cynthia L Bennett, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees.
  2. SGA 9296 - Nancy L McDaniel, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees.
  3. SB 6093 - Allowing valid portable background check clearance cards issued by the department of early learning to be used by certain educational employees and their contractors for purposes of their background check requirements.
  4. SB 6056 - Changing due dates for certain requirements of the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
  5. SB 6241 - Requiring that reports be submitted to legislative education committees.
  6. SB 6242 - Concerning waivers from the one hundred eighty-day school year requirement.
  7. SB 6451 - Concerning the school construction assistance program.
  8. SB 6332 - Requiring a policy and procedures for notifying parents that their child was injured on school property. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9244 - Cynthia L Bennett, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees
  2. SGA 9296 - Nancy L McDaniel, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees

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/EDU/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* -  01/31/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 1/26/2014 at 11:03 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SJR 8215 - Amending the state Constitution so that only persons who are qualified voters in a county are elected or appointed to the office of judge of the superior court for that county.
  2. SB 5956 - Concerning short-barreled rifles.
  3. SB 6198 - Protecting sport shooting ranges.
  4. SB 6066 - Allowing for the restoration of firearms rights under certain conditions.
  5. SB 6433 - Prohibiting discrimination by an individual or entity on the basis of creed.
  6. SB 6314 - Asserting that submission of DNA markers to a database be accessible only to qualified laboratory personnel.
  7. SB 6118 - Protecting citizens from the application of foreign laws that would result in a violation of a constitutional right.

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

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