Agenda for Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Senate Committees

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

Commerce & Labor* -  02/13/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/12/2013 at 3:03 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5107 - Concerning prevailing wages for workers employed in residential construction.
  2. SB 5686 - Requiring surveys to develop data for prevailing wage determinations.
  3. SB 5395 - Extending the application of prevailing wage requirements.
  4. SB 5619 - Exempting from prevailing wage requirements public works projects undertaken to repair fire damage.
  5. SB 5727 - Addressing prevailing wages in distressed counties.
  6. SB 5621 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.
  7. SB 5684 - Addressing the prevailing rate of wage paid on public works.
  8. SB 5508 - Restricting prevailing wages on certain rural school district projects. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  9. SB 5685 - Concerning transparency with prevailing wage rate determinations.

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/CL/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education -  02/13/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

Public Hearing:  SB 5587 - Concerning student assessments. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)

Executive:  
  1. SB 5329 - Creating the state superintendent school district.
  2. SB 5588 - Changing the definition of "school day."

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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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/13/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 7:59 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5181 - Concerning flame retardants.
  2. SB 5424 - Concerning paint stewardship.
  3. SB 5545 - Establishing the working waterfront redevelopment jobs act.
  4. SB 5547 - Addressing ocean acidification by taking action on the recommendations of the governor's blue ribbon panel on ocean acidification.
  5. SB 5457 - Adopting the Washington small rechargeable battery stewardship act.

Executive:  
  1. SB 5296 - Concerning the model toxics control act.
  2. SB 5201 - Accelerating cleanup of hazardous waste sites.
  3. SB 5290 - Allowing hydroelectric energy generation on irrigation district facilities to qualify for renewable energy credit.

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

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Law & Justice -  02/13/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5488 - Establishing an enhanced penalty for the use of an internet advertisement to facilitate the commission of a sex-trafficking crime.
  2. SB 5669 - Concerning trafficking.

Executive:  SB 5165 - Increasing the authority of superior court commissioners to hear and determine certain matters.

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/LAW/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Trade & Economic Development* -  02/13/13  5:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Transportation* -  02/13/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/12/2013 at 2:22 PM

Work Session:  Public transportation.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5430 - Modifying the distribution and use of aircraft excise taxes.
  2. SB 5627 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  3. SB 5622 - Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.
  4. SB 5506 - Concerning funding for the safe routes to school program.
  5. SB 5583 - Requiring an annual permit fee on studded tire use.
  6. SB 5534 - Assessing a penalty on certain motor vehicle-related violations to provide funding for the Washington state strategic highway safety plan. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute).

The Proposed Substitute is posted on the Committee's website at: http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/TRAN/Pages/default.aspx and is also available from committee staff. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Ways & Means* -  02/13/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/8/2013 at 1:51 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Economic and Revenue Outlook.
  2. Overview of Federal Funds & Potential Impacts of Sequestration.

Other business.

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