Agenda for Monday, March 18, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Governmental Operations Health Care
Human Services & Corrections Law & Justice
Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor -  03/18/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9097 - Jack Eng, Member, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals.
  2. SGA 9158 - Margarita L Prentice, Member, Gambling Commission.
  3. SHB 1038 - Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.
  4. SHB 1779 - Concerning esthetics.
  5. SB 5173 - Excusing work and school absences for a reason of faith or conscience.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9097 - Jack Eng, Member, Board of Industrial Insurance Appeals
  2. SGA 9158 - Margarita L Prentice, Member, Gambling Commission

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



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Early Learning & K-12 Education -  03/18/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  2. 2SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  3. ESHB 1633 - Modifying school district bidding requirements for improvement and repair projects.
  4. SHB 1144 - Regarding qualifications for educational interpreters.
  5. HB 1369 - Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.
  6. ESHB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.

Executive:  HB 1547 - Concerning entities that provide recreational or educational programming for school-aged children.

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



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Governmental Operations -  03/18/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1016 - Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.
  2. SHB 1074 - Concerning requirements governing and associated with plat approvals.
  3. HB 1207 - Concerning cemetery district formation requirements.
  4. ESHB 1274 - Concerning local government practices and procedures.
  5. SHB 1456 - Authorizing pretax payroll deductions for qualified transit and parking benefits.
  6. SHB 1806 - Addressing the definition of veteran for purposes of veterans' assistance programs.
  7. SHB 1418 - Regarding hours of availability of cities, towns, and special purpose districts for inspection and copying of public records.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1418 - Regarding hours of availability of cities, towns, and special purpose districts for inspection and copying of public records.
  2. SHB 1456 - Authorizing pretax payroll deductions for qualified transit and parking benefits.
  3. SHB 1806 - Addressing the definition of veteran for purposes of veterans' assistance programs.

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



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Health Care -  03/18/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1441 - Addressing long-term care insurance.
  2. SHB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.
  3. SHB 1629 - Concerning credentialing and continuing education requirements for long-term care workers.
  4. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.
  5. EHB 1677 - Concerning operators of multiple adult family homes.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1230 - Concerning persons who are pursuing a course of study leading to a degree as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant.
  2. SHB 1343 - Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.
  3. HB 1339 - Clarifying the scope of practice for East Asian medicine practitioners and removing certain referral requirements.

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



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Human Services & Corrections* -  03/18/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/18/2013 at 11:24 AM

Work Session:  HB 2536 Report on Evidence Based Practices.

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1524 - Providing for juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies.
  2. SHB 1261 - Establishing a resource and assessment center license for agencies to provide short-term emergency and crisis care for children removed from their homes.
  3. SHB 1594 - Concerning interviewing children in child protective services investigations at children's advocacy centers.
  4. SGA 9069 - Kevin Quigley, Secretary, Department of Social and Health Services

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



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Law & Justice* -  03/18/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/18/2013 at 10:32 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9065 - John R Batiste, Chief, Washington State Patrol.
  2. HB 1065 - Addressing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitration proceedings.
  3. HB 1119 - Allowing the sheriff to waive fees associated with the service of a writ of habeas corpus under certain circumstances.
  4. EHB 1400 - Clarifying that service includes electronic distribution of hearing notices and orders in administrative proceedings.
  5. HB 1937 - Prohibiting a person from selling or giving a vapor product designed solely for smoking or ingesting tobacco to a minor.
  6. SHB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.

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



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Ways & Means* -  03/18/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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