Agenda for Monday, February 24, 2014

Senate Committees

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Commerce & Labor
Governmental Operations Health Care
Human Services & Corrections Law & Justice
Transportation Ways & Means

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development* -  02/24/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 11:38 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1888 - Regarding industrial hemp.
  2. HB 2405 - Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.
  3. SHB 2698 - Expanding the products considered to be potentially nonhazardous as they apply to cottage food operations.

Executive:  
  1. HB 2405 - Regarding hemp as a component of commercial animal feed.
  2. ESHB 1417 - Regarding irrigation district administration.

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

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Commerce & Labor* -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 10:14 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  2. SHB 2146 - Concerning department of labor and industries appeal bonds.
  3. SHB 2125 - Removing the requirements that all fines collected be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.
  4. SHB 2318 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
  5. HB 2744 - Modifying certain provisions governing veteran-owned businesses.
  6. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.
  7. SHB 2430 - Concerning athletic trainers.
  8. ESHB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.
  9. HB 2573 - Requiring the department of licensing to conduct a review of the need for regulation of theatrical wrestling events.

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

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Governmental Operations* -  02/24/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 9:15 AM

Work Session:  Washington State Cybersecurity Briefing.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1783 - Concerning health district banking.
  2. E2SHB 1960 - Establishing benefit assessment charges for metropolitan park districts.
  3. ESHB 2374 - Making nonsubstantive changes to procurement law.
  4. HB 1785 - Authorizing de minimis use of state resources to provide information about programs that may be authorized payroll deductions.
  5. SHB 2098 - Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  6. SHB 2105 - Promoting transparency in government by requiring public agencies with governing bodies to post their agendas online in advance of meetings.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2208 - Concerning heavy civil construction projects.
  2. HB 2446 - Simplifying procedures for obtaining an order for refund of property taxes.
  3. HB 2515 - Concerning the treatment of population enumeration data, including exempting it from public inspection and copying.
  4. HB 2547 - Providing for the creation of a less than countywide port district within a county containing no port districts.
  5. HB 2555 - Concerning finalists for design-build contracts.
  6. Bills previously heard in committee.
  7. HB 1783 - Concerning health district banking.
  8. HB 1785 - Authorizing de minimis use of state resources to provide information about programs that may be authorized payroll deductions.
  9. SHB 2098 - Making conforming amendments made necessary by reorganizing and streamlining central service functions, powers, and duties of state government.
  10. SHB 2105 - Promoting transparency in government by requiring public agencies with governing bodies to post their agendas online in advance of meetings.
  11. ESHB 2374 - Making nonsubstantive changes to procurement law.
  12. HB 2115 - Concerning the composition of the officer promotion board.

Other business.

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Health Care -  02/24/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2544 - Concerning newborn screening.
  2. HB 2329 - Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation.
  3. ESHB 2160 - Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.
  4. 2SHB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
  5. ESHB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  6. SHB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  7. 2SHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  8. SHB 2339 - Concerning disclosure of health care information.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2437 - Clarifying employee eligibility for benefits from the public employees' benefits board and conforming the eligibility provisions with federal law. (Refer without recommendation.)
  2. Bills previously heard.

Other business.

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Human Services & Corrections* -  02/24/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 2:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 2639 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  2. 2SHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  3. SHB 2518 - Creating the pilot identicard program.
  4. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  5. 2SHB 2627 - Concerning individuals in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems who suffer from chemical dependency.

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

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Law & Justice -  02/24/14  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1292 - Vacating prostitution convictions.
  2. SHB 1791 - Concerning trafficking.
  3. SHB 1171 - Clarifying pretrial release programs.

Work Session:  Identifying and rescuing victims of human-trafficking.

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

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Transportation* -  02/24/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 9:33 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2426 - Authorizing local authorities to continue operating automated traffic safety cameras to detect speed violations outside of school speed zones after participating in a pilot program for at least three consecutive years.
  2. HB 2642 - Modifying the deadline for annual regulatory fees for charter party and excursion service carriers.
  3. SHB 2372 - Concerning monetary penalties for failing to register a vehicle.
  4. ESHB 2463 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  5. EHB 2684 - Removing time period limitations on ferry vessel and terminal work by state forces.
  6. ESHB 2111 - Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.

Executive:  
  1. HB 2100 - Creating Seattle University special license plates.
  2. HB 2137 - Modifying provisions governing commercial motor vehicles.
  3. HB 2700 - Creating breast cancer awareness special license plates.

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

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Ways & Means* -  02/24/14  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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