Agenda for Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Senate Committees

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

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Back to Top

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


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.



Back to Top

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Back to Top

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Back to Top

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Back to Top

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.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Back to Top