Agenda for Friday, March 01, 2013

Senate Committees

Transportation Ways & Means

Transportation* -  03/01/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Transportation* -  03/01/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  03/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/1/2013 at 12:23 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 5688 - Simplifying definitions and classifications concerning state and local tax systems.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5215 - Concerning health care professionals contracting with public and private payors.
  2. SSB 5267 - Developing standardized prior authorization for medical and pharmacy management.
  3. SSB 5644 - Concerning license issuance fees of former contract liquor stores, former state store auction buyers, and spirits distributors.
  4. SB 5622 - Concerning the taxation of large airplanes.
  5. SSB 5418 - Concerning county property tax levies.
  6. SSB 5656 - Revising business licensing systems.
  7. SSB 5680 - Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.
  8. SSB 5251 - Exempting certain manufacturing research and development activities from business and occupation taxation.
  9. SB 5154 - Exempting from business and occupation tax certain amounts received by cooperative finance organizations.
  10. SB 5101 - Concerning a sales and use tax exemption for certain financial information provided to qualifying businesses providing international investment management services.
  11. SSB 5688 - Simplifying definitions and classifications concerning state and local tax systems.
  12. SSB 5329 - Assisting persistently lowest-achieving schools to become more accountable.
  13. 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.
  14. SSB 5794 - Concerning alternative learning experience courses.
  15. SSB 5330 - Improving student achievement and student outcomes.
  16. SB 5860 - Addressing legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of superior court judges.
  17. SSB 5605 - Clarifying association health plans provisions.
  18. SSB 5577 - Protecting public employees who act ethically and legally.
  19. SSB 5540 - Expanding opportunities to purchase health care coverage from out-of-state carriers.
  20. SB 5637 - Concerning primary election voters' pamphlets.
  21. SSB 5105 - Addressing conditions under which the department of corrections provides rental vouchers to an offender.
  22. SB 5862 - Providing tax exemptions for mint growers and processors of propane or natural gas to distill mint oil.
  23. SB 5806 - Repealing an obsolete provision for a credit against property taxes paid on timber on public land.
  24. SB 5843 - Strengthening the review of the legislature's goals for tax preferences by requiring that every new tax preference provide a statement of legislative intent and include an expiration date where applicable.
  25. SB 5831 - Providing a sales and use tax exemption for clay targets purchased by nonprofit gun clubs.
  26. SSB 5389 - Concerning sibling visitation and sibling contact for children in foster care.
  27. SSB 5315 - Implementing the recommendations made by the Powell fatality team.
  28. SSB 5552 - Improving child support collections by requiring reporting of compensation and establishing an intercept program.
  29. SSB 5405 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  30. SB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.
  31. SB 5318 - Removing the one-year waiting period for veterans or active members of the military for purposes of eligibility for resident tuition.
  32. SSB 5560 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  33. SB 5709 - Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.
  34. SSB 5199 - Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  35. SSB 5219 - Retaining water resources to assure the vitality of local economies.
  36. SSB 5663 - Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.
  37. SSB 5624 - Aligning high-demand secondary STEM or career and technical education programs with applied baccalaureate programs.
  38. SSB 5732 - Concerning the adult behavioral health system in Washington state.
  39. SSB 5480 - Concerning mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  40. SB 5551 - Concerning competency to stand trial evaluations.
  41. SB 5453 - Extending the expiration date of tax exemptions for honey beekeepers.
  42. SB 5561 - Concerning the business and occupation taxation of dairy products.
  43. SB 5273 - Concerning the veterans innovation program and the use of moneys in the state lottery account.
  44. SB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.
  45. SB 5848 - Modifying the nonprofit tax exemption for qualifying blood, tissue, or blood and tissue banks.
  46. SB 5613 - Providing that certain cover charges for the opportunity to dance are not considered retail sales.
  47. SSB 5595 - Concerning child care reform.
  48. SB 5138 - Creating a council on state debt.
  49. SSB 5802 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions targets.
  50. SB 5603 - Establishing the Washington coastal marine advisory council and the Washington marine resources advisory council.
  51. SB 5715 - Addressing the evasion of taxes by the use of certain electronic means.

Work:  SB 5123 - Establishing a farm internship program.

Other business.



Ways & Means -  03/01/13  3:30 pm

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

Executive Session:  Continuation of 1:30 pm meeting.

Other business.



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