Agenda for Monday, February 10, 2014

Senate Committees

Ways & Means

Ways & Means* -  02/10/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/10/2014 at 12:43 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5859 - Providing enhanced payment to small rural hospitals that meet the criteria of a sole community hospital. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 6464 - Concerning health insurance coverage options for the citizens of Washington state.
  3. SSB 6538 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  4. SSB 6192 - Requiring the department of corrections to supervise domestic violence offenders who have a conviction and were sentenced for a domestic violence felony offense that was plead and proven.
  5. SB 6413 - Clarifying prior offenses for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence.
  6. SB 6415 - Concerning consecutive sentences for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle under the influence of intoxicating liquor, marijuana, or any drug.
  7. SSB 6085 - Concerning prior offenses within fifteen years for driving under the influence or physical control of a vehicle violations.
  8. SB 6090 - Modifying driving under the influence and physical control of a vehicle under the influence provisions.
  9. SSB 6096 - Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.
  10. SB 6157 - Concerning a hazardous substance tax exemption for certain hazardous substances defined under RCW 82.21.020(1)(c) that are used as agricultural crop protection products and warehoused but not otherwise used, manufactured, packaged, or sold in this state.
  11. SSB 6162 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.
  12. SB 6188 - Dedicating a portion of state sales tax revenues derived from certain short-term major public events for county economic development use.
  13. SB 6237 - Addressing license issuance fees imposed on spirits retail licensees. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute).
  14. SB 6550 - Providing a sales and use tax exemption for sales and uses related to eligible server equipment and power infrastructures installed in eligible computer data centers.
  15. SB 6430 - Extending tax preferences for high-technology research and development.
  16. SB 6267 - Concerning high-technology research and development tax incentives.
  17. SSB 6330 - Promoting affordable housing in unincorporated areas of rural counties within urban growth areas.
  18. SB 6042 - Establishing an incentive-based methodology of distributing state appropriations to public four-year institutions of higher education.
  19. SSB 6362 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  20. SSB 6423 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  21. SSB 6482 - Concerning the display of campus information on the statewide public four-year dashboard.
  22. SB 6388 - Concerning pass-through wholesale food distributors.
  23. SB 6426 - Increasing the available funding limit of the linked deposit program.
  24. SSB 6312 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  25. SB 6387 - Concerning individuals with developmental disabilities who have requested a service from a program that is already at capacity.
  26. SB 6558 - Concerning intensive home and community-based mental health services for medicaid-eligible children.
  27. SSB 6040 - Concerning invasive species.
  28. SB 6052 - Concerning habitat and recreation land acquisitions.
  29. SSB 6264 - Capping the amount of the greenhouse gas reporting fee.
  30. SSB 6524 - Concerning the safety of the transport of hazardous materials.
  31. SB 6551 - Concerning payments to counties in lieu of property taxes by the department of fish and wildlife.
  32. SB 5872 - Relating to state government. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  33. SSB 6017 - Concerning the use of proceeds from seizure and forfeiture activities from sexual exploitation of children and promoting prostitution.
  34. SB 6365 - Creating a pilot program to provide educational stability for homeless children.
  35. SSB 5958 - Concerning accountability in providing opportunities for certain students to participate in transition services.
  36. SSB 6121 - Concerning the calculation and allocation of appropriations for alternative learning experience courses.
  37. SSB 6163 - Fostering expanded learning opportunities.
  38. SB 6336 - Promoting expanded learning opportunities as a strategy to close the educational opportunity gap and prevent summer learning loss.
  39. SSB 6444 - Creating the breakfast after the bell program.
  40. SSB 6451 - Creating a legislative task force to study eligibility concerns for school construction assistance grants.
  41. SSB 6552 - Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  42. SB 6555 - Requiring the Washington institute for public policy to conduct systematic reviews of investments in education.
  43. SB 6394 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  44. SB 5844 - Modifying collective bargaining law to authorize the right of state workers employed in the community and technical college system as nontenured part-time academic employees to form a collective bargaining unit for the protection of their common interests.
  45. SSB 6515 - Creating a pilot program that provides incentives for investments in Washington state job creation and economic development.

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



Ways & Means -  02/10/14  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  Continuation of 1:30 p.m. meeting.

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



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