Agenda for Thursday, February 28, 2013

Senate Committees

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Transportation
Ways & Means

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  02/28/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/27/2013 at 9:24 AM

Work Session:  Update on Hanford leaking storage tanks:
  1. Briefing on Hanford Waste Treatment Plant and Vitrification.


Other business.

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Transportation* -  02/28/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  02/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/28/2013 at 12:48 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5333 - Providing mental health first-aid training to teachers and educational staff.
  2. SSB 5405 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  3. SSB 5552 - Improving child support collections by requiring reporting of compensation and establishing an intercept program.
  4. SSB 5105 - Addressing conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to an offender.
  5. SB 5293 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  6. SSB 5644 - Concerning license issuance fees of former contract liquor stores, former state store auction buyers, and spirits distributors.
  7. SB 5154 - Exempting from business and occupation tax certain amounts received by cooperative finance organizations.
  8. SB 5273 - Concerning the veterans innovation program and the use of moneys in the state lottery account.
  9. SSB 5755 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
  10. SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.
  11. SSB 5330 - Improving student achievement and student outcomes.
  12. SSB 5215 - Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
  13. SSB 5595 - Concerning child care reform.
  14. SB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.
  15. SB 5860 - Addressing legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of superior court judges.
  16. SSB 5605 - Clarifying association health plans provisions.
  17. SSB 5577 - Protecting public employees who act ethically and legally.
  18. SB 5862 - Providing tax exemptions for mint growers and processors of propane or natural gas to distill mint oil.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5691 - Concerning veterans' homes.
  2. SSB 5213 - Concerning prescription review for medicaid managed care enrollees.
  3. SB 5679 - Improving the business climate and stimulating job creation by requiring certain agencies to establish a formal review process of existing rules.
  4. SB 5054 - Establishing a process for the acquisition of habitat and recreation lands by the state.
  5. SSB 5193 - Concerning large wild carnivore conflict management.
  6. SB 5716 - Requiring a summary of capital appropriations by legislative district to accompany each capital appropriations bill.
  7. SB 5195 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  8. SB 5599 - Concerning the taxing authority of public facilities districts.
  9. SB 5752 - Extending the expiration date of the existing business and occupation tax rate for the manufacture and wholesale of certain solar energy systems.
  10. SB 5776 - Concerning interest rate and penalty provisions in the current use program.
  11. SB 5627 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  12. SSB 5109 - Creating a business and occupation tax credit for new businesses.
  13. SSB 5689 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  14. SSB 5243 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  15. SSB 5365 - Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  16. SB 5751 - Requiring an inventory of state fees.
  17. SB 5804 - Addressing federal receipts reporting requirements.
  18. SSB 5105 - Addressing conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to an offender.
  19. SB 5792 - Concerning health care services for inmates in city, county, and regional jails.
  20. SB 5392 - Limiting the impact of excess compensation on state retirement system contribution rates.
  21. SB 5811 - Addressing employee wellness programs.
  22. SB 5851 - Creating a defined contribution retirement plan option for public employees.
  23. SB 5717 - Addressing competitive contracting.
  24. SB 5641 - Requiring the governor's signature on significant legislative rules.
  25. SJR 8205 - Amending the Constitution to require a two-thirds majority vote of the legislature to raise taxes.

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

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Ways & Means -  02/28/13  3:30 pm

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

Executive Session:  Continuation of 1:30 p.m. hearing.

Other business.

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