Agenda for February 17 to February 23, 2014

Senate Committees

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Commerce & Labor
Early Learning & K-12 Education Energy, Environment & Telecommunications
Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Governmental Operations
Health Care Higher Education
Human Services & Corrections Law & Justice
Natural Resources & Parks Trade & Economic Development
Transportation Ways & Means

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 1:03 PM

Public Hearing:  ESHB 1417 - Regarding irrigation district administration.

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

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Commerce & Labor* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 4:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1254 - Prevailing wage filings.
  2. SHB 2152 - Addressing industrial insurance requirements and options for owners and lessees of for hire vehicles, limousines, and taxicabs.
  3. HB 2590 - Concerning sellers of travel.
  4. SHB 2162 - Concerning body art, body piercing, tattooing, and permanent cosmetics.
  5. HB 2381 - Creating an inactive certification, license, or registration status for real estate appraisers.
  6. SHB 2541 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  7. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Commerce & Labor* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 4:07 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1063 - Creating a senior center license.
  2. ESHB 2680 - Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
  3. SHB 1805 - Concerning culinary class wine restaurant specialty licenses.
  4. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.
  5. SHB 2364 - Concerning sales by craft and general licensed distilleries of spirits for off-premise consumption and spirits samples for on-premise consumption.
  6. SHB 2331 - Concerning certified payroll records on public works projects.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 4:22 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9227 - Nancy K Fitta, Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss.
  2. HB 2167 - Changing the date by which challenged schools are identified.
  3. HB 2276 - Concerning the operation by educational service districts of educational programs for residents of residential schools. (Hearing will be on the Proposed Striking Amendment.)
  4. SHB 2365 - Concerning paraeducator development.
  5. SHB 2373 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  6. SHB 2282 - Changing provisions relating to the early learning advisory council.
  7. HB 2575 - Requiring that certain teacher assignment and reassignment data be included in data submitted to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
  8. HB 2583 - Adding charter school chief executive officers to the list of individuals who may file complaints of unprofessional conduct regarding certificated employees.
  9. SHB 2605 - Making school district policies on restraint or isolation of certain students available to parents and guardians.
  10. ESHB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/19/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/18/2014 at 12:23 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9289 - Bill Lynch, Chair, Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council.
  2. SGA 9291 - Joan M Marchioro, Member, Pollution Control/Shorelines Hearings Board.
  3. SHB 2183 - Maintaining a robust, clean, and job rich energy policy in the state of Washington that builds upon the goals created by the energy independence act.
  4. ESHB 2406 - Modifying administrative processes for managing deposits and cost reimbursements of the energy facility site evaluation council.
  5. HB 2708 - Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource.
  6. E2SHB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.
  7. SHB 2262 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.

Executive:  SGA 9289 - Bill Lynch, Chair, Energy Facility Site Evaluation Council

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/20/14  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  02/20/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 4:50 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9313 - Randy J Robinson, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  2. SGA 9330 - Lloyd R Weatherford, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  3. SGA 9325 - Gabe P Spencer, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  4. SGA 9327 - Pamela J Tietz, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  5. HB 1607 - Providing alternative means of service in forcible entry and forcible and unlawful detainer actions.
  6. HB 2140 - Concerning credit unions' mergers.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1607 - Providing alternative means of service in forcible entry and forcible and unlawful detainer actions.
  2. HB 2140 - Concerning credit unions' mergers.
  3. SGA 9313 - Randy J Robinson, Member, Housing Finance Commission
  4. SGA 9325 - Gabe P Spencer, Member, Housing Finance Commission
  5. SGA 9327 - Pamela J Tietz, Member, Housing Finance Commission
  6. SGA 9330 - Lloyd R Weatherford, Member, Housing Finance Commission

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

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Governmental Operations -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2115 - Concerning the composition of the officer promotion board.
  2. HB 1859 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  3. 2SHB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  4. HB 1264 - Concerning partial fire district mergers.
  5. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  6. HB 2106 - Concerning primaries for county offices.
  7. SHB 1103 - Concerning uniform ballot design.
  8. EHB 1267 - Concerning voter registration.
  9. ESHB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  10. SHB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.

Public testimony will be limited on bills previously heard. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
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Health Care -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2ESHB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  2. EHB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  3. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.
  4. 2E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  5. HB 2127 - Concerning the authority of medical program directors.
  6. EHB 1593 - Providing access to the prescription drug monitoring database for clinical laboratories.
  7. SHB 2451 - Restricting the practice of sexual orientation change efforts.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Higher Education* -  02/20/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/13/2014 at 2:00 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9317 - Fiasili L Savusa, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 9 (Highline Community College).
  2. SGA 9268 - Carmen W Gayton, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 6 (Seattle, So. Seattle, and No. Seattle Community Colleges).
  3. HB 2228 - Providing parity of consumer protection procedures for all students attending licensed private vocational schools.
  4. HB 1251 - Increasing membership on the opportunity scholarship board.
  5. SHB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.
  6. HB 2285 - Requiring a review of institution of higher education policies related to dual credit coursework.
  7. SHB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  8. SHB 2651 - Requiring creation of a higher education transparency web site.

Executive:  SGA 9224 - Deborah J Wilds, Member, State Board of Education

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

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Human Services & Corrections* -  02/20/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 1:06 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2725 - Concerning court review of involuntary treatment decisions.
  2. ESHB 2164 - Requiring evidence-based and research-based interventions for juvenile firearm offenders in certain circumstances.
  3. SHB 2165 - Concerning department of early learning fatality reviews.
  4. ESHB 2191 - Concerning compliance with inspections of child care facilities.
  5. SHB 2195 - Concerning involuntary medication for maintaining the level of restoration in jail.

Executive:  
  1. ESHB 2191 - Concerning compliance with inspections of child care facilities.
  2. SHB 2195 - Concerning involuntary medication for maintaining the level of restoration in jail.
  3. SHB 2725 - Concerning court review of involuntary treatment decisions.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Law & Justice* -  02/19/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 9:43 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9246 - David Boerner, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  2. HB 1064 - Making technical changes to form year designations.
  3. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  4. 2ESHB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts and administrative law judges to solemnize marriages. (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Authorizing judges of courts of limited jurisdiction and judges of tribal courts to solemnize marriages. ).

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9246 - David Boerner, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
  2. SGA 9316 - Daniel T Satterberg, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Law & Justice* -  02/21/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/15/2014 at 12:08 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2057 - Modifying arrest without warrant provisions.
  2. SHB 2102 - Requiring a prisoner to seek authorization from a court before commencing a civil action against the victim of the prisoner's crimes.
  3. SHB 2492 - Concerning liability of health care providers responding to an emergency.
  4. ESHB 2543 - Establishing a work group on electronic home monitoring.
  5. SHB 2080 - Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Natural Resources & Parks* -  02/20/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 2:25 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9331 - Miranda Wecker, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  2. SGA 9247 - Bob Bugert, Member, Salmon Recovery Funding Board.
  3. ESHB 1090 - Increasing the dollar amount for construction of a dock that does not qualify as a substantial development under the shoreline management act.
  4. HB 1896 - Enhancing compliance with the responsibilities of fishing guides.
  5. SHB 2261 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  6. HB 2099 - Extending the expiration date for reporting requirements on timber purchases.
  7. SHB 2126 - Creating the community forest trust account.
  8. ESHB 2151 - Concerning recreational trails.

There will be no public testimony taken on Senate Gubernatorial Appointments. However, you may submit written comments to staff. Staff will distribute the comments to committee members. Please submit comments to Joseph.Parrino@leg.wa.gov. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Trade & Economic Development* -  02/20/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/19/2014 at 4:31 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Growing mid-market businesses.
  2. Innovation Partnership Zones.

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1674 - Increasing the regulatory oversight and accountability of the office of minority and women's business enterprises.
  2. E2SHB 2029 - Eliminating the economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.
  3. E2SHB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Transportation* -  02/19/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/14/2014 at 2:48 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. HB 2100 - Creating Seattle University special license plates.
  3. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  4. HB 2700 - Creating breast cancer awareness special license plates.
  5. SGA 9304 - Philip A Parker, Member, Transportation Commission.
  6. SGA 9315 - Charles Royer, Member, Transportation Commission.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9304 - Philip A Parker, Member, Transportation Commission
  2. SGA 9315 - Charles Royer, Member, Transportation Commission

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Transportation* -  02/20/14  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  02/19/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/17/2014 at 6:39 PM

Public Hearing:  2SSB 5887 - Merging the medical marijuana system with the recreational marijuana system.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
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Ways & Means* -  02/20/14  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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