Agenda for Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Senate Committees

Early Learning & K-12 Education Economic Development, Trade & Innovation
Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters Environment
Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Health & Long-Term Care
Higher Education & Workforce Development Judiciary
Ways & Means

Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/15/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/14/2012 at 10:44 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2608 - Requiring the department of early learning to develop state early learning guidelines.
  2. 2SHB 2170 - Enacting the career pathways act.
  3. E2SHB 2337 - Regarding open educational resources in K-12 education.

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



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Economic Development, Trade & Innovation* -  02/15/12  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 4:38 PM

Public Hearing:  HB 2482 - Designating innovation partnership zones.

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



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Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters* -  02/15/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 10:29 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2440 - Authorizing the department of natural resources to provide wildfire protection services for public lands managed by state agencies.
  2. ESHB 2223 - Regarding the effective date of RCW 19.122.130, from the underground utility damage prevention act.
  3. HB 2244 - Concerning the liability of landowners for unintentional injuries that result from certain public or private airstrip operations.
  4. HB 2329 - Replacing encumbered state forest lands for the benefit of multiple participating counties.
  5. E2SHB 2365 - Regarding large wild carnivore conflict management.
  6. SHB 2422 - Supporting the development of aviation biofuels production.
  7. ESHB 2664 - Concerning the voluntary option to purchase qualified energy resources.

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



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Environment* -  02/15/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 9:14 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2326 - Protecting air quality that is impacted by high emitting solid fuel burning devices.
  2. EHB 2469 - Regarding boatyard storm water treatment systems.
  3. HB 2653 - Correcting technical statutory cross-references in previous private infrastructure development legislation for certain provisions relating to regulatory fees for wastewater companies.

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



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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  02/15/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 6:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1865 - Addressing the handling of claims associated with products issued under specialty producer licenses.
  2. SHB 2188 - Regulating air rescue or evacuation services.
  3. SHB 2194 - Modifying the manufactured/mobile home landlord tenant act and other related provisions.
  4. HB 2235 - Revising franchise investment protection provisions.
  5. SHB 2255 - Concerning nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.
  6. HB 2256 - Regulating the licensing of escrow agents.
  7. EHB 2457 - Addressing specialty producer licenses.
  8. HB 2523 - Regulating insurers and insurance products.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills heard in committee.
  2. SHB 2188 - Regulating air rescue or evacuation services.
  3. HB 2235 - Revising franchise investment protection provisions.
  4. SHB 2255 - Concerning nondepository institutions regulated by the department of financial institutions.
  5. HB 2523 - Regulating insurers and insurance products.

Other business.



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Health & Long-Term Care* -  02/15/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 2:06 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1486 - Authorizing Washington pharmacies to fill prescriptions written by advanced registered nurse practitioners in other states.
  2. EHB 2186 - Concerning licensed midwives ability to work with registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
  3. HB 2306 - Authorizing the presentation of claims for payment for pathology services to direct patient-provider primary care practices.
  4. SHB 2261 - Providing limited immunity for organizations making charitable donations of eye glasses or hearing instruments.
  5. SHB 2512 - Including pharmacists in the legend drug act.
  6. SGA 9166 - Donna J Feild, Member, Board of Pharmacy.
  7. SGA 9163 - Elizabeth K Jensen, Member, Board of Pharmacy.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1486 - Authorizing Washington pharmacies to fill prescriptions written by advanced registered nurse practitioners in other states.
  2. EHB 2186 - Concerning licensed midwives ability to work with registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
  3. SHB 2261 - Providing limited immunity for organizations making charitable donations of eye glasses or hearing instruments.
  4. HB 2306 - Authorizing the presentation of claims for payment for pathology services to direct patient-provider primary care practices.
  5. SGA 9163 - Elizabeth K Jensen, Member, Board of Pharmacy
  6. SGA 9166 - Donna J Feild, Member, Board of Pharmacy

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



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Higher Education & Workforce Development* -  02/15/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2012 at 3:53 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1221 - Regarding the rights of certain higher education students involved in military service.
  2. SHB 1568 - Regarding appointing members to the boards of trustees for community colleges and the state board for community and technical colleges.
  3. SHB 1650 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.
  4. HB 2254 - Enacting the educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act.
  5. SB 6592 - Streamlining and reforming financial aid programs. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)

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



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Judiciary -  02/15/12  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1349 - Concerning private road maintenance agreements.
  2. 2SHB 1652 - Regarding electronic impersonation.
  3. HB 2195 - Enacting the uniform interstate depositions and discovery act.
  4. HB 2293 - Expanding consumer cooperative provisions under the nonprofit miscellaneous and mutual corporations act.
  5. SHB 1615 - Concerning service members' civil relief.
  6. HB 2308 - Regulating awarding of costs, including attorneys' fees, in actions challenging actions taken by professional peer review bodies.
  7. SHB 1194 - Concerning bail for the release of a person arrested and detained for a class A or B felony offense.

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



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Ways & Means* -  02/15/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2012 at 4:50 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6406 - Modifying programs that provide for the protection of the state's natural resources. (Hearing is on the Proposed Second Substitute).
  2. SHB 1699 - Concerning housing trust fund administrative costs.

Executive Session:  SB 6262 - Implementing the recommendations of the commission on state debt.

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



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