Agenda for March 11 to March 17, 2013

Senate Committees

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

Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  03/15/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/11/2013 at 5:12 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. SHB 1423 - Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning.
  3. 2SHB 1680 - Implementing strategies to close the educational opportunity gap, based on the recommendations of the educational opportunity gap oversight and accountability committee.
  4. 2SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9074 - Brian Baird, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  2. SGA 9101 - Jose E Gaitan, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  3. SGA 9122 - Lindsey Jahn, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  4. SGA 9141 - Joseph E Meyer, Member, Board of Trustees, Western Washington University
  5. SGA 9163 - Jay A Reich, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  6. SGA 9164 - Constance W Rice, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council

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

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/7/2013 at 8:09 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1113 - Concerning standards for the use of science to support public policy.
  2. HB 1154 - Modifying the definition of nonpower attributes in the energy independence act.
  3. SHB 1183 - Regarding wireless communications structures.
  4. SHB 1309 - Directing state investments of existing litter tax revenues under chapter 82.19 RCW in material waste management efforts without increasing the tax rate.
  5. SGA 9202 - Maia D Bellon, Director, Department of Ecology.
  6. SGA 9203 - David Danner, Member, Utilities and Transportation Commission.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9202 - Maia D Bellon, Director, Department of Ecology
  2. SGA 9203 - David Danner, Member, Utilities and Transportation Commission

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

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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/14/2013 at 11:56 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1032 - Addressing portable electronics insurance. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)
  2. EHB 1493 - Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.
  3. SHB 1582 - Addressing credit unions' corporate governance and investments.
  4. HB 1592 - Concerning the enforcement of speeding violations on certain private roads.
  5. SHB 1617 - Concerning the administrative costs for the allocation, management, and oversight of housing trust fund investments.
  6. SHB 1012 - Increasing the penal sum of a surety bond required to be maintained by an appraisal management company.
  7. HB 1861 - Creating loan-making authority for down payment assistance for single-family homeownership.

The Striking Amendment is posted on the Committee's website at: http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/FIHI/Pages/default.aspx and is also available from committee staff. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Governmental Operations -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1319 - Recognizing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day.
  2. HB 1014 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  3. HB 1268 - Regarding local government purchasing.

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

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Governmental Operations -  03/14/13  10:30 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  House Public Safety
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session :  
  1. Emergency Preparedness.
    1. Local Emergency Management Presentation.
  2. State Emergency Management.



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Health Care* -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/7/2013 at 3:30 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1216 - Concerning treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  2. HB 1230 - Concerning persons who are pursuing a course of study leading to a degree as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
  3. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.
  4. SHB 1382 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.
  5. SHB 1343 - Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
  6. HB 1362 - Concerning electronic timekeeping for in-home personal care or respite services.

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

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Higher Education* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 8:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1251 - Increasing membership on the opportunity scholarship board.
  2. SHB 1614 - Authorizing applied doctorate level degrees in audiology at Western Washington University.
  3. HB 1645 - Increasing the number of members on the Washington higher education facilities authority.
  4. SHB 1669 - Concerning self-supporting, fee-based programs at four-year institutions of higher education.
  5. SGA 9033 - Stephen L Smith, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College).
  6. SGA 9023 - Tamra Jackson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 15 (Wenatchee Valley College).
  7. SGA 9021 - Judith L Hartmann, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 24 (South Puget Sound Community College).
  8. SGA 9062 - Faaluaina Pritchard, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #29 (Clover Park).

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9021 - Judith L Hartmann, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 24 (South Puget Sound Community College)
  2. SGA 9023 - Tamra Jackson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 15 (Wenatchee Valley College)
  3. SGA 9033 - Stephen L Smith, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College)
  4. SGA 9062 - Faaluaina Pritchard, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #29 (Clover Park)

Other business.

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Human Services & Corrections* -  03/14/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/14/2013 at 9:11 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1203 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  2. ESHB 1204 - Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
  3. SHB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated.
  4. HB 1213 - Concerning social worker licensing.
  5. SHB 1307 - Concerning sexual assault protection orders.
  6. HB 1361 - Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.

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

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Law & Justice -  03/15/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Separation of powers in Washington State.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1115 - Concerning the Uniform Commercial code.
  2. HB 1148 - Addressing dissenters' rights under the Washington business corporation act.
  3. HB 1266 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  4. HB 1533 - Clarifying notice of claims in health care actions.

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

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Natural Resources & Parks* -  03/14/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 11:55 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1071 - Regarding state and private partnerships for managing salmonid hatcheries.
  2. SHB 1200 - Concerning the labeling of seafood.
  3. HB 1218 - Concerning department of fish and wildlife license suspensions.
  4. HB 1243 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  5. SHB 1244 - Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  6. HB 1419 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  7. HB 1896 - Enhancing compliance with the responsibilities of fishing guides.

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

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Trade & Economic Development* -  03/14/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/13/2013 at 10:01 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9073 - Robert C Anderson, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  2. SGA 9087 - James Cook, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees.
  3. SGA 9088 - Carol Dahl, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees.
  4. SGA 9094 - Steven Drury, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  5. SGA 9095 - Lewis Edelheit, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees.
  6. SGA 9105 - James Glover, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  7. SGA 9113 - Tony Hey, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees.
  8. SGA 9143 - Bruce Montgomery, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees.
  9. SGA 9162 - Timothy Rasmussen, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  10. SGA 9178 - Stanley M Sorscher, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  11. SGA 9189 - Robyn J Todd, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors.
  12. SGA 9198 - Roger D Woodworth, Chair, Economic Development Commission.

Executive Session:  
  1. E2SHB 1301 - Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives. (Re-referring to Committee on Energy, Environment, and Telecommunications.)
  2. SGA 9073 - Robert C Anderson, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  3. SGA 9087 - James Cook, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees
  4. SGA 9088 - Carol Dahl, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees
  5. SGA 9094 - Steven Drury, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  6. SGA 9095 - Lewis Edelheit, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees
  7. SGA 9105 - James Glover, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  8. SGA 9113 - Tony Hey, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees
  9. SGA 9143 - Bruce Montgomery, Member, The Life Sciences Discovery Fund Authority Board of Trustees
  10. SGA 9162 - Timothy Rasmussen, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  11. SGA 9178 - Stanley M Sorscher, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  12. SGA 9189 - Robyn J Todd, Member, Small Business Export Finance Assistance Center Board of Directors
  13. SGA 9198 - Roger D Woodworth, Chair, Economic Development Commission

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

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Transportation* -  03/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/8/2013 at 11:00 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1045 - Authorizing certain local authorities to establish maximum speed limits on certain nonarterial highways.
  2. SHB 1242 - Concerning the authority of a vehicle subagent to recommend a successor.
  3. SHB 1256 - Addressing project selection by the freight mobility strategic investment board.
  4. SHB 1265 - Modifying provisions in the forms for traffic infraction notices.
  5. SHB 1334 - Concerning conversion kits on motorcycles.
  6. SHB 1379 - Concerning private motorcycle skills education programs.
  7. EHB 1483 - Concerning public and private airport parking facilities.
  8. SHB 1752 - Modifying requirements for the operation of commercial motor vehicles in compliance with federal regulations.

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

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Ways & Means* -  03/14/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/7/2013 at 3:28 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9157 - Natasha K Williams, Member, Investment Board.
  2. SGA 9161 - Mike Ragan, Member, Investment Board.
  3. SGA 9156 - Marta B Powell, Member, Board of Tax Appeals.
  4. SGA 9066 - Michael Cockrill, Chief, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
  5. SGA 9071 - David Schumacher, Director, Office of Financial Management.

Work Session:  2012 Tax Preferences Performance Audit.

Executive:  SGA 9071 - David Schumacher, Director, Office of Financial Management

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

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