Agenda for Monday, February 27, 2012

Senate Committees

Transportation Ways & Means

Transportation* -  02/27/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2012 at 11:08 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2370 - Including health in the state transportation system policy goals. (Hearing will be on the Striking Amendment.)
  2. ESHB 2372 - Concerning tow truck employee certification and private impound rates.
  3. HB 2725 - Concerning the agency council on coordinated transportation.
  4. 2SHB 2443 - Increasing accountability of persons who drive impaired.
  5. SHB 2733 - Concerning rates and charges for storm water control facilities.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. EHB 1900 - Establishing continuing education requirements for engineers.
  2. SHB 2234 - Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  3. HB 2275 - Allowing a registered tow truck operator to reimpound a vehicle that has been redeemed from storage or purchased at auction and not removed from the operator's business premises.
  4. HB 2280 - Establishing a yellow dot program for motor vehicles.
  5. SHB 2312 - Making military service award emblems available for purchase.
  6. ESHB 2372 - Concerning tow truck employee certification and private impound rates.
  7. 2SHB 2443 - Increasing accountability of persons who drive impaired.
  8. HB 2476 - Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.
  9. ESHB 2553 - Concerning nonvoting labor members of public transportation governing bodies.
  10. SHB 2574 - Allowing special year tabs on certain special license plates for persons with disabilities.
  11. SHB 2601 - Improving public transit through the creation of transit service overlay zones.
  12. SHB 2673 - Addressing transportation workforce development.
  13. HB 2725 - Concerning the agency council on coordinated transportation.

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 -  02/27/12  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  Continuation of 1:30 p.m. meeting.

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



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Ways & Means* -  02/27/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/27/2012 at 10:46 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 2240 - Concerning public improvement contracts involving federally funded transit facility projects.
  2. E2SHB 2337 - Regarding open educational resources in K-12 education.
  3. SHB 2492 - Requiring the state board of education to provide fiscal impact statements before making rule changes.
  4. ESHB 2586 - Regarding the Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills.
  5. SHB 2617 - Regarding school district financial insolvency.
  6. 2SHB 2156 - Regarding workforce training for aerospace and materials manufacturing.
  7. SHB 2263 - Reinvesting savings resulting from changes in the child welfare system.
  8. E2SHB 2264 - Concerning performance-based contracting related to child welfare services.
  9. ESHB 2592 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  10. SB 6608 - Changing judicial stabilization trust account surcharges. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  11. E2SHB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  12. SB 6609 - Concerning the medicaid personal care services program.
  13. SHB 2346 - Concerning the procurement of correctional officer uniforms.
  14. 2SHB 2216 - Increasing penalties for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.

Executive Session:  
  1. E2SHB 2253 - Modernizing the functionality of the state environmental policy act.
  2. SHB 2590 - Extending the expiration of the pollution liability insurance agency's authority and its funding source.
  3. SHB 2615 - Authorizing benefit charges for the enhancement of fire protection services.
  4. SB 6600 - Extending property tax exemptions to property used exclusively by certain nonprofit organizations that is leased from an entity that acquired the property from a previously exempt nonprofit organization.
  5. HB 2474 - Adjusting voting requirements for the renewal of emergency medical service levies.
  6. SSB 5808 - Concerning innovative industries for economic development.
  7. ESHB 2502 - Modifying exceptions to the compensating tax provisions for removal from forest land classification to more closely parallel open space property tax provisions.
  8. SHB 2149 - Concerning personal property tax assessment administration, authorizing waiver of penalties and interest under specified circumstances.
  9. SB 6159 - Concerning a business and occupation tax deduction for amounts received with respect to dispute resolution services.
  10. SB 6250 - Clarifying the definition of leasehold interest.
  11. SB 6277 - Creating authority for counties to exempt from property taxation new and rehabilitated multiple-unit dwellings in certain unincorporated urban centers.
  12. SHB 1650 - Changing state need grant eligibility provisions.
  13. 2SHB 2289 - Establishing a flexible approach to child protective services.
  14. SB 6607 - Instituting policies to reduce the central service costs of state government.
  15. SHB 2607 - Requiring a six-year budget outlook tied to existing revenues.
  16. EHB 2771 - Addressing employer and employee relationships under the state retirement systems.
  17. ESHB 2048 - Concerning low-income and homeless housing assistance surcharges.
  18. SHB 1699 - Concerning housing trust fund administrative costs.
  19. SB 6073 - Concerning sales and use taxes related to the state route number 16 corridor improvements project.
  20. HB 2240 - Concerning public improvement contracts involving federally funded transit facility projects.
  21. E2SHB 2337 - Regarding open educational resources in K-12 education.
  22. SHB 2492 - Requiring the state board of education to provide fiscal impact statements before making rule changes.
  23. ESHB 2586 - Regarding the Washington kindergarten inventory of developing skills.
  24. SHB 2617 - Regarding school district financial insolvency.
  25. 2SHB 2156 - Regarding workforce training for aerospace and materials manufacturing.
  26. SHB 2263 - Reinvesting savings resulting from changes in the child welfare system.
  27. E2SHB 2264 - Concerning performance-based contracting related to child welfare services.
  28. ESHB 2592 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  29. SB 6608 - Changing judicial stabilization trust account surcharges.
  30. E2SHB 2587 - Expanding availability of the competitive grant program for arts and cultural facilities.
  31. SB 6609 - Concerning the medicaid personal care services program.
  32. HB 2346 - Removing the requirement that correctional officers of the department of corrections purchase uniforms from correctional industries.
  33. 2SHB 2216 - Increasing penalties for vehicular homicide and vehicular assault.
  34. ESHB 2330 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.
  35. E2SHB 2536 - Concerning the use of evidence-based practices for the delivery of services to children and juveniles.
  36. SSB 6406 - Modifying programs that provide for the protection of the state's natural resources.

If draft bills, proposed substitutes, or striking amendments are to be heard, they can be obtained from committee staff or on the committee’s website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/WM/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on other bills heard in committee. Other business.



Ways & Means -  02/27/12  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  Continuation of 1:30 p.m. meeting.

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



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