Agenda for March 25 to March 31, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor 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

Commerce & Labor -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9068 - Dale R Peinecke, Commissioner, Employment Security Department.
  2. SGA 9070 - Joel Sacks, Director, Department of Labor and Industries.
  3. SGA 9115 - Nancy J Holland Young, Member, Personnel Resources Board.
  4. HB 1124 - Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits.
  5. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  6. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  7. HB 1311 - Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation.
  8. EHB 1394 - Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.
  9. EHB 1396 - Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.
  10. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.
  11. HB 1903 - Providing unemployment insurance benefit charging relief for part-time employers who continue to employ a claimant on a part-time basis and the claimant qualified for two consecutive claims with wages attributable to at least one employer who employed the claimant in both base years.
  12. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.

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



Commerce & Labor* -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 4:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9103 - Marilyn Glenn Sayan, Chair, Public Employment Relations Commission.
  2. SHB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  3. HB 1036 - Regulating service contracts.
  4. SHB 1487 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  5. SHB 1853 - Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors.
  6. ESHB 1870 - Addressing methods of payment.
  7. HB 1608 - Concerning the marine employees' commission.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1038 - Requiring the department of licensing to adopt rules regarding online learning for training in cosmetology, manicuring, barbering, esthetics, and instruction.
  2. HB 1442 - Providing increased access to parimutuel satellite locations in counties with a population exceeding one million.
  3. HB 1469 - Addressing industrial insurance for horse racing employment.
  4. EHB 1470 - Addressing the recommendations of the vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation.
  5. HB 1863 - Allowing the department of labor and industries to provide information about certain scholarships.
  6. HB 1468 - Modifying payment methods on certain claimants' benefits.
  7. HB 1124 - Concerning recommendations for streamlining reporting requirements for taxes and fees on spirits.
  8. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  9. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  10. HB 1311 - Making coverage of certain maritime service elective for purposes of unemployment compensation.
  11. EHB 1394 - Changing the employment security department's settlement authority.
  12. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  13. EHB 1396 - Changing the unemployment insurance shared work program by adopting short-time compensation provisions in the federal middle class tax relief and job creation act of 2012.
  14. HB 1684 - Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.
  15. HB 1903 - Providing unemployment insurance benefit charging relief for part-time employers who continue to employ a claimant on a part-time basis and the claimant qualified for two consecutive claims with wages attributable to at least one employer who employed the claimant in both base years.

Other business.



Commerce & Labor* -  03/29/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/28/2013 at 4:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1459 - Authorizing students under the age of twenty-one to taste wine in viticulture and enology programs.
  2. SHB 1001 - Concerning beer and wine theater licenses.
  3. SHB 1009 - Concerning liquor self-checkout machines.
  4. HB 1149 - Increasing the volume of spirits that may be sold per day to a customer of a craft distillery.
  5. SHB 1332 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  6. HB 1351 - Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels.
  7. HB 1008 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  8. SHB 1422 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  2. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  3. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.

Other business.



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Early Learning & K-12 Education -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1412 - Requiring school districts to adopt policies that provide incentives for students to participate in community service.
  2. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  3. SHB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  4. ESHB 1688 - Establishing a requirement and system for reporting incidents of student restraint and isolation in public schools for students who have an individualized education program or plan developed under section 504 of the rehabilitation act of 1973.
  5. SHB 1812 - Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.

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



Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 4:33 PM

Public Hearing:  SGA 9112 - Lester T Herndon, Member, Professional Educator Standards Board.

Executive Session:  
  1. E2SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  2. HB 1173 - Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  3. HB 1178 - Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.
  4. ESHB 1252 - Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  5. ESHB 1336 - Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  6. 2SHB 1424 - Enhancing the statewide K-12 dropout prevention, intervention, and reengagement system.
  7. E2SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  8. SHB 1541 - Expanding the types of medications that a public or private school employee may administer to include nasal spray.
  9. ESHB 1633 - Modifying school district bidding requirements for improvement and repair projects.
  10. 2SHB 1642 - Regarding academic acceleration for high school students.
  11. 2SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  12. E2SHB 1872 - Establishing a comprehensive initiative to increase learning opportunities and improve educational outcomes in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through multiple strategies and statewide partnerships.
  13. SHB 1812 - Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.
  14. SGA 9112 - Lester T Herndon, Member, Professional Educator Standards Board
  15. SGA 9077 - Ariele Belo, Member, Board of Trustees for the Center of Childhood Deafness and Hearing Loss
  16. SGA 9085 - June Canty, Member, Professional Educator Standards Board
  17. SGA 9104 - John Glenn, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees
  18. SGA 9129 - James L Kemp, Member, State School for the Blind Board of Trustees
  19. SGA 9139 - Kristina Mayer, Member, State Board of Education

Other business.



Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  03/29/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Climate change.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1314 - Concerning municipally produced class A biosolids.
  2. SHB 1498 - Improving reports on electronic waste collection.
  3. EHB 1826 - Updating integrated resource plan requirements to address changing energy markets.

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



Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  03/27/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 1:55 PM

Work Session:  New nuclear technologies.

Executive:  SHB 1183 - Regarding wireless communications structures.

Other business.



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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/26/2013 at 11:58 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1822 - Concerning debt collection practices.
  2. E2SHB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)
  3. SGA 9207 - Scott Jarvis, Director, Department of Financial Institutions.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1034 - Regulating the licensing of escrow agents.
  2. HB 1035 - Addressing title insurance rate filings.
  3. SHB 1327 - Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.
  4. SHB 1370 - Concerning notice requirements for homeowners' associations meetings.
  5. HB 1402 - Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  6. SHB 1435 - Clarifying agency relationships in reconveyances of deeds of trust.
  7. ESHB 1647 - Requiring landlords to maintain and safeguard keys to dwelling units.
  8. SHB 1740 - Concerning fingerprint-based background checks for state-registered appraiser trainee applicants and existing credential holders.
  9. SGA 9207 - Scott Jarvis, Director, Department of Financial Institutions

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. Other business.



Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/28/2013 at 7:25 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1325 - Concerning banks, trust companies, savings banks, and savings associations, and making technical amendments to the laws governing the department of financial institutions.
  2. SHB 1328 - Regulating mortgage brokers.
  3. SHB 1822 - Concerning debt collection practices.
  4. SHB 1130 - Modifying who is authorized to redeem an impounded vehicle.
  5. E2SHB 1563 - Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  6. SHB 1638 - Addressing insurance, generally.
  7. SGA 9076 - Elizabeth L Baum, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  8. SGA 9130 - Dennis Kloida, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  9. SGA 9132 - M.A. Leonard, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  10. SGA 9146 - Steven Moss, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  11. SGA 9172 - Faouzi Sefrioui, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  12. SGA 9179 - Gabe P Spencer, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  13. SGA 9188 - Pamela J Tietz, Member, Housing Finance Commission.
  14. SGA 9192 - Mario M Villanueva, Member, Housing Finance Commission.

Other business.



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Governmental Operations -  03/25/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  2. HB 1797 - Concerning tax collection by the county treasurer.
  3. 2SHB 1217 - Strengthening the integrity, fairness, and equity in Washington's property assessment system.
  4. SHB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.
  5. SHB 1537 - Addressing a veteran's preference for the purpose of public employment.
  6. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  7. ESHB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  8. ESHB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1179 - Revising the lien for collection of sewer charges by counties.
  2. SHB 1537 - Addressing a veteran's preference for the purpose of public employment.

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



Governmental Operations -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 1267 - Concerning voter registration.
  2. EHB 1279 - Allowing motor voter preregistration for sixteen and seventeen year olds.
  3. SHB 1413 - Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2013.
  4. HJM 4001 - Requesting an amendment to the United States Constitution to return the authority to regulate election campaign contributions to congress and state legislatures.
  5. HB 1738 - Authorizing political subdivisions to purchase certain technology and services from the United States government.
  6. HB 1860 - Continuing the use of the legislature's sunset review process.
  7. SHB 1960 - Establishing benefit assessment charges for metropolitan park districts.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1207 - Concerning cemetery district formation requirements.
  2. SHB 1074 - Concerning requirements governing and associated with plat approvals.
  3. ESHB 1274 - Concerning local government practices and procedures.
  4. HB 1639 - Adjusting presidential elector compensation.
  5. SHB 1466 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.
  6. SGA 9090 - Grant Degginger, Member, Public Disclosure Commission
  7. SGA 9191 - Kathy R Turner, Member, Public Disclosure Commission

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



Governmental Operations* -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/27/2013 at 2:18 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)
  2. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.
  3. HB 1059 - Providing that a proclamation of a state of emergency is effective upon the governor's signature.
  4. 2SHB 1158 - Concerning the annexation of property owned by the state for military purposes.
  5. HB 1859 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  6. 2SHB 1909 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.
  7. ESHB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  8. HB 1486 - Concerning voter-approved benefit charges for regional fire protection service authorities.
  9. SHB 1654 - Establishing a regional fire protection service authority within the boundaries of a single city.
  10. ESHB 1968 - Requiring the chief of the Washington state patrol to adopt licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.

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



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Health Care -  03/25/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1947 - Concerning the operating expenses of the Washington health benefit exchange.
  2. HB 1471 - Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  3. SHB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  4. ESHB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for certain health care coordination services.
  5. E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  6. SHB 1527 - Concerning residential habilitation center residents' transition to the community.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1216 - Concerning treatment of eosinophilia gastrointestinal associated disorders.
  2. SHB 1382 - Allowing for redistribution of medications under certain conditions.

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



Health Care* -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 9:31 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1795 - Concerning the scope and costs of the diabetes epidemic in Washington (Hearing is on the striking amendment).
  2. ESHB 1515 - Concerning medical assistants.
  3. HB 1330 - Allowing dental hygienists and dental assistants to provide certain services under the supervision of a dentist.
  4. SHB 1271 - Concerning the practice of denturism.
  5. ESHB 1381 - Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  6. 2SHB 1518 - Providing certain disciplining authorities with additional authority over budget development, spending, and staffing.
  7. HB 1534 - Increasing the impaired dentist program license or renewal surcharge.
  8. SHB 1270 - Making the board of denturists the disciplining authority for licensed denturists.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1499 - Concerning the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly.
  2. HB 1471 - Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  3. ESHB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for certain health care coordination services.
  4. HB 1565 - Funding the prescription monitoring program from the medicaid fraud penalty account.

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



Health Care* -  03/27/13  5:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 9:07 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1448 - Regarding telemedicine.
  2. ESHB 1480 - Concerning the provision of prescription drugs by direct practice providers.
  3. EHB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  4. EHB 1808 - Addressing the proper disposal of legal amounts of marijuana inadvertently left at retail stores holding a pharmacy license.
  5. ESHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  6. HB 1800 - Changing regulations concerning the compounding of medications.
  7. HB 1003 - Concerning disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services' finding.
  8. SHB 1409 - Regarding the requirements of allopathic physician licensure.
  9. SHB 1737 - Concerning supervision of physician assistants.
  10. SHB 1376 - Clarifying the requirement that certain health professionals complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
  11. E2SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.

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



Health Care* -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/27/2013 at 8:48 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard.
  2. HB 1003 - Concerning disciplinary actions against the health professions license of the subject of a department of social and health services' finding.
  3. SHB 1270 - Making the board of denturists the disciplining authority for licensed denturists.
  4. SHB 1271 - Concerning the practice of denturism.
  5. HB 1330 - Allowing dental hygienists and dental assistants to provide certain services under the supervision of a dentist.
  6. SHB 1376 - Clarifying the requirement that certain health professionals complete training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management.
  7. ESHB 1381 - Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  8. SHB 1409 - Regarding the requirements of allopathic physician licensure.
  9. E2SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  10. ESHB 1480 - Concerning the provision of prescription drugs by direct practice providers.
  11. ESHB 1515 - Concerning medical assistants.
  12. 2SHB 1518 - Providing certain disciplining authorities with additional authority over budget development, spending, and staffing.
  13. SHB 1527 - Concerning residential habilitation center residents' transition to the community.
  14. HB 1534 - Increasing the impaired dentist program license or renewal surcharge.
  15. EHB 1538 - Encouraging the safe practice of public health nurses dispensing certain medications.
  16. SHB 1574 - Establishing a fee for certification for the residential services and supports program to cover investigative costs.
  17. ESHB 1679 - Regarding the disclosure of health care information.
  18. 2E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  19. SHB 1737 - Concerning supervision of physician assistants.
  20. ESHB 1773 - Concerning the practice of midwifery.
  21. HB 1795 - Concerning the scope and costs of the diabetes epidemic in Washington.
  22. HB 1800 - Changing regulations concerning the compounding of medications.
  23. EHB 1808 - Addressing the proper disposal of legal amounts of marijuana inadvertently left at retail stores holding a pharmacy license.
  24. ESHB 1846 - Concerning stand-alone dental coverage.
  25. ESHB 1947 - Concerning the operating expenses of the Washington health benefit exchange.

Other business.



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Higher Education* -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 10:33 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9003 - Phillip L Barrett, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College).
  2. SGA 9011 - Diana Clay, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 23 (Edmonds Community College).
  3. SGA 9049 - Donald R McQuary, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 20 (Walla Walla Community College).
  4. SGA 9093 - Dan Dixon, Member, Board of Trustees, Central Washington University.
  5. SGA 9175 - Lindsey J Sires, Member, Board of Trustees, Central Washington University.
  6. SGA 9164 - Constance W Rice, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council.
  7. SHB 1048 - Regarding higher education governance.
  8. HB 1109 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  9. ESHB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  10. HB 1683 - Authorizing recognition of institutions of postsecondary study in order to retain federal financial aid eligibility.

Executive Session:  
  1. SGA 9042 - Neil Johnson, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #26 (Lake Washington Institute of Technology).
  2. SGA 9048 - Janet M McDaniel, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 30 (Cascadia Community College).
  3. SGA 9025 - Angela G Roarty, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College).
  4. SGA 9055 - Jim Page, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 3 (Olympic Community College).
  5. SGA 9018 - Lawrence M Glenn, Member, Board of Trustees, Peninsula Community College District No. 1.
  6. HB 1736 - Concerning higher education operating efficiencies.
  7. HB 1544 - Authorizing educational specialist degrees at Central Washington University and Western Washington University.
  8. SHB 1686 - Concerning high school equivalency certificates.
  9. HB 1109 - Requiring institutions of higher education that offer an early course registration period to provide early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members.
  10. ESHB 1247 - Modifying job skills program provisions.
  11. HB 1683 - Authorizing recognition of institutions of postsecondary study in order to retain federal financial aid eligibility.
  12. SGA 9003 - Phillip L Barrett, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 7 (Shoreline Community College)
  13. SGA 9011 - Diana Clay, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 23 (Edmonds Community College)
  14. SGA 9044 - Janet M Kusler, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 5 (Everett Community College)
  15. SGA 9049 - Donald R McQuary, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 20 (Walla Walla Community College)
  16. SGA 9093 - Dan Dixon, Member, Board of Trustees, Central Washington University
  17. SGA 9164 - Constance W Rice, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council
  18. SGA 9175 - Lindsey J Sires, Member, Board of Trustees, Central Washington University

Other business.



Higher Education* -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/22/2013 at 10:39 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9050 - Louis A Mendoza, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 30 (Cascadia Community College).
  2. SGA 9017 - Darcey Fugman-Small, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 20 (Walla Walla Community College).
  3. SGA 9035 - Amadeo Tiam, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College).
  4. SGA 9037 - Miguel A Villarreal, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 18 (Big Bend Community College).
  5. SGA 9052 - Edwin W Morgan, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 17 (Spokane and Spokane Falls Community Colleges).
  6. SGA 9019 - Courtney Gregoire, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 6 (Seattle, So. Seattle, and No. Seattle Community Colleges).
  7. SGA 9195 - Robert H Whaley, Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Washington University.
  8. ESHB 1817 - Adding eligibility criteria for higher education financial aid.

Work Session:  Overview of financial aid.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9017 - Darcey Fugman-Small, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 20 (Walla Walla Community College)
  2. SGA 9019 - Courtney Gregoire, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 6 (Seattle, So. Seattle, and No. Seattle Community Colleges)
  3. SGA 9035 - Amadeo Tiam, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 11 (Pierce College)
  4. SGA 9037 - Miguel A Villarreal, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 18 (Big Bend Community College)
  5. SGA 9050 - Louis A Mendoza, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 30 (Cascadia Community College)
  6. SGA 9052 - Edwin W Morgan, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 17 (Spokane and Spokane Falls Community Colleges)
  7. SGA 9195 - Robert H Whaley, Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Washington University

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



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Human Services & Corrections* -  03/25/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 9:12 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9069 - Kevin Quigley, Secretary, Department of Social and Health Services.
  2. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  3. 2SHB 1627 - Regarding competency to stand trial evaluations.
  4. E2SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  5. 2SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.

Executive:  SGA 9069 - Kevin Quigley, Secretary, Department of Social and Health Services

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



Human Services & Corrections -  03/26/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1547 - Concerning entities that provide recreational or educational programming for school-aged children.
  2. 2SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  3. HB 1715 - Allowing the department of corrections to exempt information contained in the internal database on security threat group data from dissemination under the public records act.
  4. ESHB 1934 - Concerning visitation rights for persons, including grandparents, with an ongoing and substantial relationship with a child.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1172 - Concerning the children of family day care providers.
  2. HB 1213 - Concerning social worker licensing.
  3. 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.
  4. SHB 1307 - Concerning sexual assault protection orders.

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



Human Services & Corrections -  03/28/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  2. ESHB 1383 - Modifying stalking and harassment protection order provisions.
  3. HB 1531 - Modifying criminal history record information compliance audit provisions.
  4. ESHB 1774 - Requiring measurement of performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system.
  5. SHB 1836 - Concerning the introduction of contraband into or possession of contraband in a secure facility.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1531 - Modifying criminal history record information compliance audit provisions.
  2. SHB 1836 - Concerning the introduction of contraband into or possession of contraband in a secure facility.
  3. HB 1361 - Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.
  4. HB 1547 - Concerning entities that provide recreational or educational programming for school-aged children.
  5. 2SHB 1627 - Regarding competency to stand trial evaluations.
  6. ESHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  7. HB 1715 - Allowing the department of corrections to exempt information contained in the internal database on security threat group data from dissemination under the public records act.
  8. 2SHB 1777 - Accelerating changes to mental health involuntary commitment laws.

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



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Law & Justice -  03/25/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9131 - Kathleen M Kyle, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  2. SGA 9119 - Stephen J Hunt, Member, Human Rights Commission.
  3. SHB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.
  4. ESHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  5. HB 1159 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Whatcom county.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9111 - Clarence M Henderson, Member, Human Rights Commission
  2. SGA 9065 - John R Batiste, Chief, Washington State Patrol
  3. SGA 9171 - Daniel T Satterberg, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission

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



Law & Justice -  03/27/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1116 - Adopting the uniform collaborative law act.
  2. ESHB 1000 - Providing immunity for health care providers following directions contained in a form developed pursuant to RCW 43.70.480.
  3. ESHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.

Executive:  
  1. SGA 9119 - Stephen J Hunt, Member, Human Rights Commission
  2. SGA 9131 - Kathleen M Kyle, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission
  3. SHB 1115 - Concerning the Uniform Commercial code.
  4. HB 1148 - Addressing dissenters' rights under the Washington business corporation act.
  5. SHB 1021 - Educating parents of the harmful effects of parental abduction.
  6. HB 1065 - Addressing the applicability of statutes of limitation in arbitration proceedings.
  7. SHB 1352 - Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.

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



Law & Justice* -  03/29/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 3:49 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1194 - Limiting liability for habitat projects.
  2. HB 1108 - Modifying the definition of rape in the third degree and indecent liberties.
  3. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1937 - Prohibiting a person from selling or giving a vapor product designed solely for smoking or ingesting tobacco to a minor.
  2. EHB 1400 - Clarifying that service includes electronic distribution of hearing notices and orders in administrative proceedings.
  3. SHB 1107 - Regarding residential provisions for children of parents with military duties.
  4. HB 1175 - Increasing the number of superior court judges in Benton and Franklin counties jointly.

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



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Natural Resources & Parks -  03/26/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9193 - Janet Wainwright, Member, Columbia River Gorge Commission.
  2. SGA 9142 - Steve S Milner, Member, Parks and Recreation Commission.
  3. SGA 9083 - Joshua Brown, Member, Salmon Recovery Funding Board.
  4. SGA 9137 - Conrad Mahnken, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  5. SGA 9086 - Larry Carpenter, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  6. SGA 9123 - David Jennings, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.
  7. SGA 9128 - Jay T Kehne, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Executive:  
  1. HB 1419 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  2. SHB 1075 - Concerning the number of Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery licenses that one vessel may be designated to carry.
  3. ESHB 1245 - Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.
  4. SHB 1071 - Regarding state and private partnerships for managing salmonid hatcheries.

There will be no public testimony taken on Senate Gubernatorial Appointments. However, you may submit written comments to staff for distribution to the committee members at Katharine.Grimes@leg.wa.gov. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



Natural Resources & Parks -  03/28/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  2. HB 1277 - Concerning tribes holding conservation easements.
  3. ESHB 1496 - Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members.
  4. ESHB 1090 - Increasing the dollar amount for construction of a dock that does not qualify as a substantial development under the shoreline management act.
  5. SHB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.
  6. ESHB 1199 - Ensuring hunter safety.

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* -  03/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 10:15 AM

Public Hearing:  ESHB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.

Work Session:  Tourism.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1403 - Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.
  2. HB 1818 - Promoting economic development through business and government streamlining projects.

Committee work session presentations can be found online after the hearing has begun via a link to the Electronic Bill Book on the Committee's website: http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/TRED/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Continuing public testimony on ESHB 1253, originally heard on 3/21/13. Other business.



Trade & Economic Development* -  03/28/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 10:21 AM

Work Session:  Single Tax.

Public Hearing:  SGA 9204 - Brian Bonlender, Director, Department of Commerce.

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.
  2. SHB 1866 - Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.

Committee work session presentations can be found online after the hearing has begun via a link to the Electronic Bill Book on the Committee's website: http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/TRED/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Other business.



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Transportation -  03/26/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 1132 - Authorizing certain family members of United States armed forces members who died while in service or as a result of service to apply for gold star license plates.
  2. HB 1447 - Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.
  3. SHB 1883 - Simplifying and updating statutes related to fuel tax administration.
  4. SHB 1941 - Concerning the adjudication of tolls and accompanying civil penalties.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  2. ESHB 1625 - Concerning limitations on certain tow truck operator rates.
  3. HB 1768 - Authorizing use of the job order contracting procedure by the department of transportation.

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



Transportation* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Transportation* -  03/28/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  03/25/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Ways & Means* -  03/26/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Ways & Means* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/25/2013 at 1:02 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1631 - Concerning planning measures to provide long-term care services and supports needs of the aging population.
  2. SHB 1180 - Addressing death benefits for volunteer firefighters and reserve officers.
  3. SB 5865 - Exempting from use tax certain purchases from nonprofit organizations or libraries sold as a fund-raising activity.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1635 - Concerning disproportionate share hospital adjustments.
  2. SHB 1568 - Concerning the business licensing service program administered by the department of revenue.
  3. HB 1006 - Removing the requirement that earnings from the Washington horse racing commission operating account be credited to the Washington horse racing commission class C purse fund account.
  4. SHB 1141 - Establishing a water pollution control revolving loan administration charge.
  5. SHB 1889 - Concerning the fruit and vegetable district fund.
  6. 2SHB 1663 - Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.
  7. EHB 1733 - Requiring capital and transportation project investments to be searchable by the public for certain detailed information.

Other business.



Ways & Means* -  03/28/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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