Agenda for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Senate Committees

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance
Governmental Operations Health Care
Higher Education Human Services & Corrections
Natural Resources & Parks Trade & Economic Development
Transportation Ways & Means

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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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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.



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Ways & Means* -  03/26/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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