Agenda for February 24 to March 2, 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* -  02/24/14  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.



Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1260 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. SHB 2454 - Developing a water quality trading program in Washington.
  3. E2SHB 2493 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1260 - Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  2. 2SHB 1888 - Regarding industrial hemp.
  3. SHB 2454 - Developing a water quality trading program in Washington.
  4. E2SHB 2493 - Concerning current use valuation for land primarily used for commercial horticultural purposes.

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



Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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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.



Commerce & Labor* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 11:13 AM

Work Session:  SB 6547 - Providing a comprehensive spirits sales tax reduction for all consumers in both on-premise and off-premise settings.

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2253 - Concerning telecommunications installations.
  2. HB 2254 - Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification.
  3. HB 2473 - Encouraging citizens to serve in the legislature by creating leave provisions for legislative service.
  4. ESHB 1313 - Establishing minimum standards for sick and safe leave from employment.
  5. SGA 9213 - Harold W Hanson, Director, Washington State Lottery Commission.
  6. SGA 9220 - Peter W Bogdanoff, Member, Lottery Commission.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1254 - Prevailing wage filings.
  2. HB 2381 - Creating an inactive certification, license, or registration status for real estate appraisers.
  3. SHB 2541 - Regarding miniature hobby boilers.
  4. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.
  5. HB 1063 - Creating a senior center license.
  6. ESHB 2680 - Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
  7. SHB 1805 - Concerning culinary class wine restaurant specialty licenses.
  8. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.
  9. SHB 2146 - Concerning department of labor and industries appeal bonds.
  10. 2SHB 1072 - Creating the agricultural labor skills and safety grant program.
  11. HB 2744 - Modifying certain provisions governing veteran-owned businesses.
  12. SHB 2318 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
  13. SB 6542 - Establishing the state cannabis industry coordinating committee.

Other business.



Commerce & Labor* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 3:14 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  2. HB 2302 - Concerning snack bar licenses.
  3. SHB 2371 - Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.
  4. SHB 1742 - Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  5. SHB 2706 - Ensuring safe, responsible, and legal acquisition of marijuana by adults.
  6. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  7. SHB 2576 - Establishing a mandatory occupational disease exposure reporting requirement for firefighters.
  8. HB 2527 - Establishing the prevailing rate of wage based on collective bargaining agreements or other methods if collective bargaining agreements are not available.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2253 - Concerning telecommunications installations.
  2. HB 2254 - Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification.
  3. SGA 9213 - Harold W Hanson, Director, Washington State Lottery Commission.
  4. SGA 9220 - Peter W Bogdanoff, Member, Lottery Commission.
  5. HB 1597 - Making marijuana law technical corrections.
  6. HB 2744 - Modifying certain provisions governing veteran-owned businesses.
  7. SHB 2318 - Addressing contractor liability for industrial insurance premiums for not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid transportation brokers.
  8. HB 2473 - Encouraging citizens to serve in the legislature by creating leave provisions for legislative service.
  9. HB 2573 - Requiring the department of licensing to conduct a review of the need for regulation of theatrical wrestling events.
  10. HB 2534 - Requiring fingerprint background checks for the licensing of vehicle dealers and security guards.
  11. ESHB 2680 - Establishing a caterer's license to sell spirits, beer, and wine.
  12. SHB 1805 - Concerning culinary class wine restaurant specialty licenses.
  13. SHB 2125 - Removing the requirements that all fines collected be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.
  14. SHB 2152 - Addressing industrial insurance requirements and options for owners and lessees of for hire vehicles, limousines, and taxicabs.
  15. SHB 2430 - Concerning athletic trainers.
  16. ESHB 2512 - Concerning cosmetology, hair design, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring.
  17. SHB 1742 - Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  18. ESHB 2155 - Preventing theft of alcoholic spirits from licensed retailers.
  19. HB 2302 - Concerning snack bar licenses.
  20. SHB 2371 - Concerning the sale of beer by grocery store licensees.
  21. HB 2527 - Establishing the prevailing rate of wage based on collective bargaining agreements or other methods if collective bargaining agreements are not available.
  22. SHB 2706 - Ensuring safe, responsible, and legal acquisition of marijuana by adults.
  23. SGA 9323 - Geoffrey H Simpson, Member, Gambling Commission

Other business.



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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 2:42 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. SHB 2531 - Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.
  3. HB 2553 - Authorizing competitive grants to persistently lowest-achieving schools to implement models of family and community engagement.
  4. HB 2598 - Clarifying the lead agency for the early support for infant and toddlers program.
  5. SHB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.
  6. 2SHB 1709 - Concerning foreign language interpretation services for public schools.
  7. 2SHB 2166 - Providing for educational data on students from military families.
  8. HB 2776 - Renaming the Washington civil liberties public education program.
  9. E2SHB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  10. E2SHB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  11. SGA 9224 - Deborah J Wilds, Member, State Board of Education.
  12. SGA 9343 - Holly A Koon, Member, State Board of Education.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. 2SHB 1709 - Concerning foreign language interpretation services for public schools.
  3. 2SHB 2166 - Providing for educational data on students from military families.
  4. E2SHB 2383 - Integrating career and college readiness standards into K-12 and higher education policies and practices.
  5. SHB 2531 - Changing explicit alternative routes to teacher certification program requirements to expectations for program outcomes.
  6. E2SHB 2540 - Establishing career and technical course equivalencies in science and mathematics.
  7. HB 2553 - Authorizing competitive grants to persistently lowest-achieving schools to implement models of family and community engagement.
  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. HB 2598 - Clarifying the lead agency for the early support for infant and toddlers program.
  10. SHB 2739 - Requiring a report analyzing the correlation of certain family factors with academic and behavioral indicators of student success.
  11. HB 2167 - Changing the date by which challenged schools are identified.
  12. SGA 9224 - Deborah J Wilds, Member, State Board of Education
  13. SHB 2373 - Enacting provisions to improve educational outcomes for homeless students.
  14. SGA 9343 - Holly A Koon, Member, State Board of Education
  15. HB 2276 - Concerning the operation by educational service districts of educational programs for residents of residential schools.
  16. HB 2776 - Renaming the Washington civil liberties public education program.
  17. ESHB 2519 - Concerning early education for children involved in the child welfare system.
  18. HB 2575 - Requiring that certain teacher assignment and reassignment data be included in data submitted to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.
  19. SGA 9154 - Charlotte Parsley, Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss
  20. SGA 9184 - Barbara A Taylor, Chair, Professional Educator Standards Board
  21. SGA 9227 - Nancy K Fitta, Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss
  22. SGA 9252 - Yang-Su Cho, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees
  23. SGA 9280 - Juanita J Kamphuis, Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss
  24. SGA 9324 - Edwin J Snook, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees

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



Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/26/14  5:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 10:12 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 2733 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation canals and certain pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.
  2. ESHB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
  3. E2SHB 2569 - Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
  4. EHB 2636 - Streamlining statutorily required environmental reports by government entities.

Executive:  
  1. ESHB 1643 - Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act.
  2. ESHB 2246 - Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights.
  3. SHB 2262 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  4. ESHB 2406 - Modifying administrative processes for managing deposits and cost reimbursements of the energy facility site evaluation council.
  5. HB 2440 - Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils."
  6. EHB 2636 - Streamlining statutorily required environmental reports by government entities.
  7. HB 2708 - Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource.
  8. EHB 2733 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation canals and certain pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.

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



Energy, Environment & Telecommunications -  02/26/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2175 - Removing barriers to economic development in the telecommunications industry.
  2. ESHB 2177 - Concerning the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in rural or underserved areas.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 2175 - Removing barriers to economic development in the telecommunications industry.
  2. E2SHB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.
  3. ESHB 1294 - Concerning flame retardants.

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



Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/27/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 1:44 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2438 - Making technical corrections to various environmental statutes of the department of ecology and the pollution control hearings board.
  2. ESHB 2439 - Updating specified environmental statutes of the department of ecology to improve efficiency and provide for increased flexibility for local governments.
  3. HB 2294 - Increasing penalties for littering.

Executive:  
  1. HB 2294 - Increasing penalties for littering.
  2. ESHB 2439 - Updating specified environmental statutes of the department of ecology to improve efficiency and provide for increased flexibility for local governments.
  3. E2SHB 2569 - Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions.
  4. SGA 9291 - Joan M Marchioro, Member, Pollution Control/Shorelines Hearings Board

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



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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 4:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  2. ESHB 2023 - Allowing crowdfunding for certain small securities offerings.
  3. SHB 2135 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  4. ESHB 2368 - Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.
  5. SHB 2415 - Creating a pilot program to provide certification of homeless status for persons in need of an address for purposes of employment.
  6. SHB 2448 - Transferring the insurance and financial responsibility program.
  7. SHB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  8. EHB 2558 - Disposing tax foreclosed property to cities for affordable housing purposes.
  9. SHB 2567 - Concerning the approval of minutes from meetings of homeowners' associations.
  10. HB 2723 - Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures.

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



Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  02/27/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 1:29 PM

Public Hearing:  SHB 2537 - Concerning tenant screening.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  2. ESHB 2023 - Allowing crowdfunding for certain small securities offerings.
  3. SHB 2135 - Addressing the regulation of service contracts and protection product guarantees.
  4. SHB 2415 - Creating a pilot program to provide certification of homeless status for persons in need of an address for purposes of employment.
  5. SHB 2448 - Transferring the insurance and financial responsibility program.
  6. SHB 2461 - Addressing the financial solvency of insurance companies.
  7. EHB 2558 - Disposing tax foreclosed property to cities for affordable housing purposes.
  8. SHB 2567 - Concerning the approval of minutes from meetings of homeowners' associations.
  9. HB 2723 - Modifying certain provisions governing foreclosures.
  10. ESHB 2368 - Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance.

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.



Governmental Operations* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 3:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2119 - Designating Palouse falls as the state waterfall.
  2. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)
  3. SHB 2121 - Concerning training public officials and employees regarding public records, records management, and open public meetings requirements.
  4. HB 2170 - Providing an additional method for water-sewer districts to disburse funds.
  5. SHB 2157 - Concerning per diem compensation for flood control zone district supervisors.
  6. HB 1185 - Concerning equitable allocation of auditor costs.
  7. SHB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.
  8. SHB 2592 - Concerning county electronic public auctions.
  9. SHB 2593 - Revising local government treasury practices and procedures.
  10. SHB 1841 - Authorizing electronic competitive bidding for state public works contracting.
  11. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  12. EHB 2618 - Modifying provisions governing public works projects of code cities.
  13. HB 2682 - Modifying provisions governing the competitive bidding process of water-sewer districts.

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



Governmental Operations -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 1224 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  2. EHB 1367 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.
  3. HB 2130 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  4. HB 2296 - Addressing duplicate signatures on petitions in cities, towns, and code cities.
  5. ESHB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  6. SHB 2309 - Providing fairness and flexibility in the payment of property taxes.
  7. ESHB 2376 - Exempting agency employee driver's license numbers and identicard numbers from public inspection and copying.
  8. HB 2301 - Concerning county financial actions for a concluded fiscal year.
  9. SHB 2215 - Reconciling election laws.
  10. EHB 2442 - Concerning electronic salary and wage payments by counties.
  11. SHB 2724 - Exempting information concerning archaeological resources and traditional cultural places from public disclosure.
  12. E2SHB 1484 - Concerning the public works board.

Executive:  
  1. EHB 1224 - Providing a process for county legislative authorities to withdraw from voluntary planning under the growth management act.
  2. ESHB 2298 - Changing the definition of capital projects to include technology infrastructure.
  3. HB 2301 - Concerning county financial actions for a concluded fiscal year.
  4. EHB 2442 - Concerning electronic salary and wage payments by counties.
  5. SHB 2724 - Exempting information concerning archaeological resources and traditional cultural places from public disclosure.

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



Governmental Operations* -  02/27/14  5:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 1:27 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E3SHB 1005 - Requiring certain campaign reports to be filed electronically.
  2. HB 1360 - Extending the deadline to designate one or more industrial land banks.
  3. SHB 2481 - Concerning food and yard waste collection space for qualifying new residential occupancies with more than two dwelling units.
  4. 2SHB 2743 - Protecting taxpayers by providing for accountability and transparency in government contracting.
  5. EHB 1013 - Authorizing regular meetings of county legislative authorities to be held at alternate locations within the county.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard.
  2. E3SHB 1005 - Requiring certain campaign reports to be filed electronically.
  3. EHB 1013 - Authorizing regular meetings of county legislative authorities to be held at alternate locations within the county.
  4. HB 1360 - Extending the deadline to designate one or more industrial land banks.
  5. SHB 2433 - Requiring a city or town to notify light and power businesses and gas distribution businesses of annexed areas and affected properties.
  6. EHB 1367 - Authorizing assessments for nuisance abatement in cities and towns.
  7. SHB 1841 - Authorizing electronic competitive bidding for state public works contracting.
  8. SHB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.
  9. SHB 2592 - Concerning county electronic public auctions.
  10. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  11. EHB 2618 - Modifying provisions governing public works projects of code cities.
  12. HB 2119 - Designating Palouse falls as the state waterfall.
  13. HB 2682 - Modifying provisions governing the competitive bidding process of water-sewer districts.
  14. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  15. SHB 2309 - Providing fairness and flexibility in the payment of property taxes.
  16. HB 2170 - Providing an additional method for water-sewer districts to disburse funds.
  17. HB 2106 - Concerning primaries for county offices.
  18. SHB 2157 - Concerning per diem compensation for flood control zone district supervisors.
  19. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  20. HB 1264 - Concerning partial fire district mergers.
  21. 2SHB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  22. HB 1859 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  23. HB 2296 - Addressing duplicate signatures on petitions in cities, towns, and code cities.
  24. HB 2130 - Concerning the veterans innovations program.
  25. E2SHB 1484 - Concerning the public works board.

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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.



Health Care* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 1:29 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  2. 2SHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  3. SHB 2339 - Concerning disclosure of health care information.
  4. 2SHB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  5. HB 2450 - Concerning employment of persons with disabilities.
  6. SHB 2074 - Concerning fees for health records.
  7. HB 2530 - Requiring free infectious disease testing for good samaritans.
  8. SHB 2363 - Concerning home and community-based services programs for dependents of military service members.
  9. EHB 2351 - Concerning the practice of out-of-state health care professionals volunteering in Washington.
  10. EHB 2108 - Concerning hearing instrument fitter/dispensers.
  11. HB 2061 - Clarifying the requirements for health plans offered outside of the exchange.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard.
  2. 2SHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  3. HB 2061 - Clarifying the requirements for health plans offered outside of the exchange.
  4. SHB 2310 - Concerning safety equipment for individual providers.
  5. SHB 2339 - Concerning disclosure of health care information.
  6. HB 2530 - Requiring free infectious disease testing for good samaritans.
  7. ESHB 2160 - Allowing physical therapists to perform spinal manipulation.
  8. HB 2127 - Concerning the authority of medical program directors.
  9. EHB 1593 - Providing access to the prescription drug monitoring database for clinical laboratories.
  10. EHB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  11. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.

Other business.



Health Care* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 11:56 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2646 - Providing certification exemptions and training requirements for certain individual provider long-term care workers.
  2. SHB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  3. E2SHB 2572 - Concerning the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system.
  4. SHB 2467 - Allowing dental benefits to be offered in the Washington state health benefit exchange separately or within a qualified health plan.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard.
  2. 2ESHB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  3. 2E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  4. EHB 2108 - Concerning hearing instrument fitter/dispensers.
  5. E2SHB 2149 - Concerning medical marijuana.
  6. SHB 2153 - Concerning the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  7. 2SHB 2163 - Establishing dextromethorphan provisions.
  8. ESHB 2315 - Concerning suicide prevention.
  9. HB 2329 - Creating the breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation.
  10. EHB 2351 - Concerning the practice of out-of-state health care professionals volunteering in Washington.
  11. SHB 2363 - Concerning home and community-based services programs for dependents of military service members.
  12. HB 2450 - Concerning employment of persons with disabilities.
  13. SHB 2467 - Allowing dental benefits to be offered in the Washington state health benefit exchange separately or within a qualified health plan.
  14. SHB 2544 - Concerning newborn screening.
  15. E2SHB 2572 - Concerning the effectiveness of health care purchasing and transforming the health care delivery system.
  16. 2SHB 2643 - Concerning efforts with private and public partnerships to help produce Washington's healthiest next generation.
  17. HB 2646 - Providing certification exemptions and training requirements for certain individual provider long-term care workers.

Other business.



Health Care* -  02/27/14  5:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Higher Education* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 3:41 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9334 - Michael D Wilson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 17 (Spokane and Spokane Falls Community Colleges).
  2. SGA 9223 - J. Tayloe Washburn, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College).
  3. SGA 9310 - Susana Reyes, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council.
  4. HB 2398 - Permitting community colleges that confer applied baccalaureate degrees to confer honorary bachelor of applied science degrees.
  5. ESHB 2546 - Decodifying, expiring, and making technical clarifications to higher education provisions.
  6. SHB 2613 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  7. 2SHB 2694 - Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2228 - Providing parity of consumer protection procedures for all students attending licensed private vocational schools.
  2. HB 2285 - Requiring a review of institution of higher education policies related to dual credit coursework.
  3. SHB 2336 - Increasing transparency in higher education by requiring certain departmental budget detail to be available online.
  4. SHB 2651 - Requiring creation of a higher education transparency web site.
  5. SGA 9236 - Shaunta Hyde, Member, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  6. SGA 9249 - Thomas A Campbell, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 10 (Green River Community College).
  7. SGA 9251 - Elizabeth Chen, Member, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  8. SGA 9253 - Alberta B Clarkson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 24 (South Puget Sound Community College).
  9. SGA 9254 - Diana Clay, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 23 (Edmonds Community College).
  10. SGA 9279 - Tom A Johnson, Member, Higher Education Facilities Authority.
  11. SGA 9299 - Mary B Moss, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #29 (Clover Park).
  12. SGA 9303 - Robert Ozuna, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 16 (Yakima Valley Community College).
  13. SGA 9308 - Philip G Rasmussen, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 15 (Wenatchee Valley College).
  14. SGA 9319 - Roland Schirman, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 20 (Walla Walla Community College).
  15. SGA 9320 - Joanne H Schwartz, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 12 (Centralia College).
  16. SGA 9326 - Keith Thompson, Member, Board of Trustees, Central Washington University.
  17. SGA 9329 - Stephen L Warner, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 3 (Olympic Community College).
  18. SGA 9223 - J. Tayloe Washburn, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College)
  19. SGA 9310 - Susana Reyes, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  20. SGA 9334 - Michael D Wilson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 17 (Spokane and Spokane Falls Community Colleges)
  21. SGA 9268 - Carmen W Gayton, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 6 (Seattle, So. Seattle, and No. Seattle Community Colleges)
  22. SGA 9317 - Fiasili L Savusa, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 9 (Highline Community College)

Other business.



Higher Education* -  02/27/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 2:01 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9318 - Lindsey Schaffer, Member, Board of Regents, Washington State University.
  2. SGA 9269 - Bill Gordon, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 19 (Columbia Basin College).
  3. SGA 9307 - George Raiter, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 13 (Lower Columbia College).
  4. SGA 9240 - Rekah T Strong, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 14 (Clark College).
  5. SGA 9271 - Anne Hamilton, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #26 (Lake Washington Institute of Technology).
  6. SGA 9267 - Heather L Flaherty, Member, Board of Trustees, Western Washington University.
  7. SGA 9040 - Lisa K Woo, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #25 (Bellingham).
  8. SHB 1669 - Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.
  9. SHB 1858 - Providing for awarding academic credit for military training.
  10. ESHB 2626 - Concerning statewide educational attainment goals. (Hearing is on the striking amendment).

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2398 - Permitting community colleges that confer applied baccalaureate degrees to confer honorary bachelor of applied science degrees.
  2. ESHB 2546 - Decodifying, expiring, and making technical clarifications to higher education provisions.
  3. 2SHB 2694 - Creating an informational program to increase applications from high-achieving low-income students to selective institutions of higher education.
  4. SHB 2613 - Creating efficiencies for institutions of higher education.
  5. SHB 1669 - Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.
  6. ESHB 2626 - Concerning statewide educational attainment goals.
  7. SGA 9040 - Lisa K Woo, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #25 (Bellingham)
  8. SGA 9240 - Rekah T Strong, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 14 (Clark College)
  9. SGA 9267 - Heather L Flaherty, Member, Board of Trustees, Western Washington University
  10. SGA 9269 - Bill Gordon, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 19 (Columbia Basin College)
  11. SGA 9271 - Anne Hamilton, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #26 (Lake Washington Institute of Technology)
  12. SGA 9307 - George Raiter, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 13 (Lower Columbia College)
  13. SGA 9318 - Lindsey Schaffer, Member, Board of Regents, Washington State University
  14. SHB 2612 - Changing provisions relating to the opportunity scholarship.

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.



Human Services & Corrections* -  02/25/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 1:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 2582 - Concerning filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights.
  2. ESHB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.
  3. 2ESHB 1675 - Improving the adoption process.
  4. HB 1724 - Concerning statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment.
  5. HB 2231 - Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions.
  6. 2SHB 2486 - Addressing the implementation of inmate postsecondary education degree programs to reduce recidivism.

Executive:  SHB 2518 - Creating the pilot identicard program.

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



Human Services & Corrections* -  02/27/14  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/20/2014 at 1:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.
  2. 2SHB 2616 - Concerning parents with developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings.
  3. SHB 2722 - Concerning the arrest of sixteen and seventeen year olds for domestic violence assault.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 2610 - Identifying characteristics of the homeless youth population.
  2. 2SHB 2616 - Concerning parents with developmental disabilities involved in dependency proceedings.
  3. SHB 2722 - Concerning the arrest of sixteen and seventeen year olds for domestic violence assault.
  4. 2ESHB 1675 - Improving the adoption process.
  5. HB 1724 - Concerning statements made by juveniles during assessments or screenings for mental health or chemical dependency treatment.
  6. ESHB 2164 - Requiring evidence-based and research-based interventions for juvenile firearm offenders in certain circumstances.
  7. SHB 2165 - Concerning department of early learning fatality reviews.
  8. ESHB 2535 - Concerning review of licensing, unsupervised access to children, and employment decisions by the children's administration.
  9. EHB 2582 - Concerning filing a petition seeking termination of parental rights.
  10. HB 2231 - Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions.
  11. HB 2585 - Concerning income eligibility for temporary assistance for needy families benefits for a child.
  12. 2SHB 2627 - Concerning individuals in the juvenile justice and criminal justice systems who suffer from chemical dependency.
  13. E2SHB 2639 - Concerning state purchasing of mental health and chemical dependency treatment services.
  14. SGA 9328 - Bernard Veljacic, Member, Clemency and Pardons Board
  15. SGA 9170 - Tom Sahlberg, Member, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
  16. SGA 9091 - Lynne DeLano, Chair, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
  17. SGA 9212 - Mary Meinig, Director, Office of the Family and Children Ombudsman
  18. SGA 9140 - James McDevitt, Member, Clemency and Pardons Board
  19. SGA 9166 - Kecia Rongen, Member, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
  20. SGA 9186 - Dennis Thaut, Member, Indeterminate Sentence Review Board
  21. SGA 9262 - Lou Oma Durand, Director, Department of Services for the Blind

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



Human Services & Corrections -  02/27/14  5:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  To be announced.

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



Human Services & Corrections* -  02/28/14  9:45 am

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

REVISED on 2/28/2014 at 9:00 AM

Executive Session:  2SHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.

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.



Law & Justice -  02/26/14  1:30 pm

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

Executive Session:  HB 2294 - Increasing penalties for littering.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9264 - Patrick Escamilla, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  2. SGA 9180 - Charlene D Strong, Member, Human Rights Commission.
  3. SGA 9260 - Vito R De La Cruz, Member, Human Rights Commission.
  4. SHB 2205 - Modifying mental status evaluation provisions.
  5. SB 6566 - Affirming the authority of the clemency and pardons board to make recommendations to the governor regarding petitions for reprieve to ensure that victims, law enforcement, prisoners, and others are heard.

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



Law & Justice* -  02/26/14  6:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 3:51 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 2556 - Encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts.
  2. SHB 2197 - Concerning objecting to relocation in child custody cases.
  3. SHB 2196 - Concerning the use of the judicial information system by courts before granting certain orders.
  4. SHB 2171 - Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.
  5. SHB 2624 - Clarifying the applicability of child abduction statutes to residential provisions ordered by a court.
  6. ESHB 2353 - Concerning actions for trespass upon a business owner's premises.
  7. ESHB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.
  8. 2ESHB 1117 - Concerning the transfer of real property by deed taking effect at the grantor's death.
  9. EHB 2789 - Concerning technology-enhanced government surveillance.
  10. SHB 2691 - Regulating legal service contractors.

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



Law & Justice -  02/28/14  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  To be announced.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9260 - Vito R De La Cruz, Member, Human Rights Commission
  2. SGA 9264 - Patrick Escamilla, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
  3. SGA 9180 - Charlene D Strong, Member, Human Rights Commission
  4. ESHB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.
  5. EHB 2789 - Concerning technology-enhanced government surveillance.
  6. SHB 2102 - Requiring a prisoner to seek authorization from a court before commencing a civil action against the victim of the prisoner's crimes.
  7. 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. )
  8. SHB 2691 - Regulating legal service contractors.
  9. SHB 2080 - Vacating convictions for certain tribal fishing activities.
  10. SHB 2624 - Clarifying the applicability of child abduction statutes to residential provisions ordered by a court.
  11. ESHB 2556 - Encouraging the establishment of therapeutic courts.
  12. SHB 2492 - Concerning liability of health care providers responding to an emergency.
  13. ESHB 2543 - Establishing a work group on electronic home monitoring.
  14. SHB 2171 - Strengthening economic protections for veterans and military personnel.
  15. ESHB 2353 - Concerning actions for trespass upon a business owner's premises.
  16. SHB 2196 - Concerning the use of the judicial information system by courts before granting certain orders.
  17. SHB 2057 - Modifying arrest without warrant provisions.
  18. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  19. SHB 2205 - Modifying mental status evaluation provisions.
  20. HB 1064 - Making technical changes to form year designations.
  21. 2ESHB 1117 - Concerning the transfer of real property by deed taking effect at the grantor's death.
  22. SB 6566 - Affirming the authority of the clemency and pardons board to make recommendations to the governor regarding petitions for reprieve to ensure that victims, law enforcement, prisoners, and others are heard.
  23. SHB 1292 - Vacating prostitution convictions.
  24. SHB 1791 - Concerning trafficking.
  25. SHB 1171 - Clarifying pretrial release programs.

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



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Natural Resources & Parks* -  02/25/14  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/21/2014 at 9:48 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9275 - Jay W Holzmiller, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  2. SGA 9294 - Peter M Mayer, Member, Recreation and Conservation Funding Board.
  3. SGA 9306 - Douglas D Peters, Member, Parks and Recreation Commission.
  4. 2SHB 2251 - Concerning fish barrier removals.
  5. HB 2225 - Concerning the Milwaukee Road corridor.
  6. HB 2386 - Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area.
  7. SHB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  8. SHB 2150 - Encouraging recreational access to private property.
  9. 2SHB 2457 - Concerning derelict and abandoned vessels.

Executive:  
  1. ESHB 1090 - Increasing the dollar amount for construction of a dock that does not qualify as a substantial development under the shoreline management act.
  2. HB 1896 - Enhancing compliance with the responsibilities of fishing guides.
  3. HB 2099 - Extending the expiration date for reporting requirements on timber purchases.
  4. 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.



Natural Resources & Parks -  02/27/14  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Regional Fishery Enhancement Group Report.

Public Hearing:  To be announced.

Executive:  
  1. 2SHB 2457 - Concerning derelict and abandoned vessels.
  2. HB 2386 - Designating Washington's shoreline as a state maritime heritage area.
  3. 2SHB 2251 - Concerning fish barrier removals.
  4. SHB 2261 - Concerning the use of science to support significant agency actions.
  5. HB 2225 - Concerning the Milwaukee Road corridor.
  6. SHB 2150 - Encouraging recreational access to private property.
  7. SHB 1156 - Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.

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



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Trade & Economic Development* -  02/25/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/24/2014 at 1:51 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Foreign direct investment.
  2. Pacific NorthWest Economic Region.

Executive Session:  E2SHB 2029 - Eliminating the economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.

Other business.



Trade & Economic Development* -  02/27/14  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 9:06 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 2192 - Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
  2. SHB 2229 - Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.
  3. EHB 2447 - Concerning a property tax exemption for qualified nonprofit small business incubators that assist in the creation and expansion of innovative small commercial enterprises.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1674 - Increasing the regulatory oversight and accountability of the office of minority and women's business enterprises.
  2. E2SHB 2580 - Fostering economic resilience and development in Washington by supporting the maritime industry and other manufacturing sectors.
  3. E2SHB 2192 - Promoting economic development through enhancing transparency and predictability of state agency permitting and review processes.
  4. SHB 2229 - Concerning long-term funding for a state tourism marketing program.
  5. EHB 2447 - Concerning a property tax exemption for qualified nonprofit small business incubators that assist in the creation and expansion of innovative small commercial enterprises.

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.



Transportation* -  02/25/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 9:02 AM

Public Hearing:  SB 6001 - Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)

Executive:  
  1. E2SHB 1129 - Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  2. 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.
  3. SHB 2372 - Concerning monetary penalties for failing to register a vehicle.
  4. ESHB 2463 - Concerning special parking privileges for persons with disabilities.
  5. HB 2642 - Modifying the deadline for annual regulatory fees for charter party and excursion service carriers.
  6. EHB 2684 - Removing time period limitations on ferry vessel and terminal work by state forces.

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



Transportation* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 10:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1892 - Modifying certain provisions regarding transportation benefit districts.
  2. E2SHB 1902 - Creating intermittent-use trailer license plates. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)
  3. HB 2674 - Concerning the processing of quick titles by subagents.
  4. HB 2741 - Concerning requirements before issuance of an initial vehicle registration.
  5. HB 2359 - Exempting collectible vehicles from emission test requirements.
  6. ESHB 2711 - Concerning public charging stations for electric vehicles.

Executive:  
  1. SB 6001 - Making 2013-2015 supplemental transportation appropriations.
  2. ESHB 2111 - Concerning the enforcement of regional transit authority fares.

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



Transportation* -  02/27/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2014 at 10:45 AM

Public Hearing:  EHB 2752 - Creating Washington state tree special license plates.

Executive:  
  1. EHB 2752 - Creating Washington state tree special license plates.
  2. E2SHB 1902 - Creating intermittent-use trailer license plates.
  3. HB 2674 - Concerning the processing of quick titles by subagents.
  4. HB 2741 - Concerning requirements before issuance of an initial vehicle registration.
  5. HB 2359 - Exempting collectible vehicles from emission test requirements.
  6. ESHB 2711 - Concerning public charging stations for electric vehicles.

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.



Ways & Means* -  02/25/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 1:17 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6002 - Making 2014 supplemental operating appropriations. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
    1. Elected officials.
    2. K-12 education/early learning.
    3. Higher education.
    4. Health care.
    5. Long term care, developmental disabilities, and mental health.
    6. Juvenile Rehabilitation, Department of Corrections.
    7. Children and Family Services.
    8. Other human services.
    9. Natural Resources.
    10. General government/judicial agencies.
    11. All other.
  2. SB 6020 - Concerning the 2013-2015 supplemental capital budget. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  3. SSB 6518 - Transferring technology-based economic development programs from innovate Washington to the department of commerce.
  4. SB 6505 - Delaying the use of existing tax preferences by the marijuana industry to ensure a regulated and safe transition to the controlled and legal marijuana market in Washington.
  5. SB 6571 - Providing education funding from sales tax revenues from remote sellers.
  6. SSB 6215 - Clarifying and correcting RCW 82.08.962 and 82.12.962 regarding the sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment purchases by companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using landfill gas. (Hearing is on the Second proposed Substitute.)
  7. SB 6570 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  8. SB 6573 - Changing the effective date of modifications to the aged, blind, and disabled and the housing and essential needs programs.
  9. SB 6572 - Concerning the expenditure limit for the state universal communications services program. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)

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



Ways & Means* -  02/26/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/25/2014 at 7:52 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6002 - Making 2014 supplemental operating appropriations.
  2. SB 6020 - Concerning the 2013-2015 supplemental capital budget.
  3. SB 6570 - Adjusting timelines relating to the hospital safety net assessment.
  4. SB 6573 - Changing the effective date of modifications to the aged, blind, and disabled and the housing and essential needs programs.
  5. SB 6571 - Providing education funding from sales tax revenues from remote sellers.
  6. SB 6505 - Delaying the use of existing tax preferences by the marijuana industry to ensure a regulated and safe transition to the controlled and legal marijuana market in Washington.
  7. SB 6572 - Concerning the expenditure limit for the state universal communications services program.
  8. SSB 6249 - Establishing new authority for courts to assess cost recovery fees for costs associated with new indigent defense standards.
  9. SSB 6518 - Transferring technology-based economic development programs from innovate Washington to the department of commerce.
  10. SSB 6215 - Clarifying and correcting RCW 82.08.962 and 82.12.962 regarding the sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment purchases by companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using landfill gas.

Other business.



Ways & Means* -  02/27/14  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/26/2014 at 11:01 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  2. ESHB 2306 - Concerning current use valuation for farm and agricultural land.
  3. SB 6567 - Adjusting the oil spill response tax and oil spill administration tax.
  4. HB 2437 - Clarifying employee eligibility for benefits from the public employees' benefits board and conforming the eligibility provisions with federal law.
  5. ESHB 1820 - Determining average salary for the pension purposes of state and local government employees as certified by their employer.
  6. SHB 2018 - Regarding additional contribution rates for employers of the Washington state retirement systems.
  7. HB 2436 - Creating the public employees' benefits board benefits account.
  8. SHB 2410 - Creating a competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition in public schools.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1635 - Concerning disproportionate share hospital adjustments.
  2. HB 2407 - Correcting restrictions on collecting a pension in the public employees' retirement system for retirees returning to work in an ineligible position or a position covered by a different state retirement system.
  3. HB 2408 - Removing the statutory provision that allows members of plan 3 of the public employees' retirement system, school employees' retirement system, and teachers' retirement system to select a new contribution rate option each year.
  4. HB 2456 - Correcting the expiration date of a definition of firefighter.
  5. HB 2437 - Clarifying employee eligibility for benefits from the public employees' benefits board and conforming the eligibility provisions with federal law.
  6. ESHB 1820 - Determining average salary for the pension purposes of state and local government employees as certified by their employer.
  7. SHB 2018 - Regarding additional contribution rates for employers of the Washington state retirement systems.
  8. HB 2436 - Creating the public employees' benefits board benefits account.
  9. HB 2479 - Placing restrictions on retired law enforcement officers and firefighters employed in certain public positions.
  10. SHB 1634 - Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation.
  11. ESHB 2306 - Concerning current use valuation for farm and agricultural land.
  12. SB 6567 - Adjusting the oil spill response tax and oil spill administration tax.

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