Agenda for Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Health Care
Law & Justice Transportation
Ways & Means

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.



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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.



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

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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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.



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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.



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Transportation* -  03/27/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  03/27/13  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.



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