Agenda for April 1 to April 7, 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* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 2:01 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9106 - Kelsey Gray, Member, Gambling Commission.
  2. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  3. ESHB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  4. EHB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.
  5. ESHB 1753 - Regulating interpreter services.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  2. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  3. SHB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  4. HB 1036 - Regulating service contracts.
  5. SHB 1487 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  6. SHB 1853 - Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors.
  7. HB 1608 - Concerning the marine employees' commission.
  8. SHB 1001 - Concerning beer and wine theater licenses.
  9. SHB 1009 - Concerning liquor self-checkout machines.
  10. HB 1149 - Increasing the volume of spirits that may be sold per day to a customer of a craft distillery.
  11. SHB 1332 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  12. HB 1351 - Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels.
  13. SHB 1422 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Commerce & Labor* -  04/03/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/2/2013 at 2:06 PM

Work Session:  Certified payroll software.

Public Hearing:  
  1. EHB 1473 - Requiring certain entities to report payments for construction services.
  2. EHB 1891 - Increasing protections for employees under the Washington industrial safety and health act of 1973.

Executive Session:  
  1. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  2. SHB 1884 - Addressing the rate of compensation for occupational diseases.
  3. SHB 1459 - Authorizing students under the age of twenty-one to taste wine in viticulture and enology programs.
  4. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  5. SHB 1779 - Concerning esthetics.
  6. ESHB 1870 - Addressing methods of payment.
  7. ESHB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  8. EHB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.
  9. HB 1008 - Allowing sales of growlers of cider.
  10. SGA 9068 - Dale R Peinecke, Commissioner, Employment Security Department.
  11. SGA 9070 - Joel Sacks, Director, Department of Labor and Industries.
  12. SGA 9115 - Nancy J Holland Young, Member, Personnel Resources Board.
  13. SGA 9103 - Marilyn Glenn Sayan, Chair, Public Employment Relations Commission.
  14. SGA 9106 - Kelsey Gray, Member, Gambling Commission.

Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  04/02/13  5:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Early Learning & K-12 Education -  04/03/13  1:30 pm

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

Executive Session:  
  1. To be announced.
  2. SHB 1076 - Expanding participation in innovation academy cooperatives.
  3. SHB 1144 - Regarding qualifications for educational interpreters.
  4. SHB 1397 - Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
  5. ESHB 1412 - Requiring school districts to adopt policies that provide incentives for students to participate in community service.
  6. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  7. SHB 1556 - Creating initiatives in high schools to save lives in the event of cardiac arrest.
  8. 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.

Other business.

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  04/02/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/2/2013 at 8:19 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 2SHB 1017 - Creating new efficiency standards.
  2. SGA 9089 - Marc Daudon, Member, Energy Northwest.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. To be announced.
  2. SGA 9089 - Marc Daudon, Member, Energy Northwest
  3. ESHB 1294 - Concerning flame retardants.
  4. SHB 1498 - Improving reports on electronic waste collection.
  5. EHB 1826 - Updating integrated resource plan requirements to address changing energy markets.
  6. ESHB 1950 - Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, water pipes whose primary purpose is for conveyance of water for domestic use, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  04/03/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  04/02/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 1:54 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1326 - Addressing the consumer loan act.
  2. SHB 1130 - Modifying who is authorized to redeem an impounded vehicle.
  3. EHB 1493 - Concerning the property taxation of mobile homes and park model trailers.

Other business.

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Governmental Operations -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1324 - Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.
  2. EHB 1013 - Authorizing regular meetings of county legislative authorities to be held at alternate locations within the county.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills heard in committee.
  2. ESHB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  3. HB 1014 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  4. SHB 1016 - Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.
  5. SHB 1068 - Concerning the television reception improvement district excise tax.
  6. SHB 1093 - Regarding state agency lobbying activities.
  7. 2SHB 1158 - Concerning the annexation of property owned by the state for military purposes.
  8. HB 1269 - Allowing legal entities to cast votes in diking district elections.
  9. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  10. ESHB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  11. 2SHB 1416 - Concerning the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  12. HB 1474 - Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.
  13. SHB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.
  14. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.
  15. ESHB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  16. ESHB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.
  17. HB 1738 - Authorizing political subdivisions to purchase certain technology and services from the United States government.
  18. HB 1859 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  19. HB 1860 - Continuing the use of the legislature's sunset review process.
  20. ESHB 1968 - Requiring the chief of the Washington state patrol to adopt licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
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Governmental Operations* -  04/02/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Governmental Operations -  04/03/13  8:00 am

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

Possible Executive Session:  2SHB 1195 - Concerning primaries.

Other business.

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Health Care -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  EHB 1044 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Health Care* -  04/02/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Higher Education* -  04/02/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Human Services & Corrections -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  3. HB 1203 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  4. ESHB 1204 - Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
  5. SHB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated.
  6. SHB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.
  7. E2SHB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  8. ESHB 1383 - Modifying stalking and harassment protection order provisions.
  9. E2SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  10. ESHB 1524 - Providing for juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies.
  11. SHB 1525 - Concerning access to original birth certificates after adoption.
  12. 2SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  13. ESHB 1774 - Requiring measurement of performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system.
  14. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Human Services & Corrections* -  04/02/13  10:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Law & Justice* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/1/2013 at 10:05 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts and administrative law judges to solemnize marriages. (Hearing is on the striking amendment).
  2. HB 1404 - Preventing alcohol poisoning deaths.
  3. SHB 1613 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  4. SHB 1580 - Allowing courts to assess additional costs to defendants if they are successful in setting aside a committed finding after failing to respond to an infraction or failing to appear for a hearing.
  5. HB 1227 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  6. SHB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1266 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  2. ESHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
  3. HB 1533 - Clarifying notice of claims in health care actions.
  4. ESHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  5. SHB 1116 - Adopting the uniform collaborative law act.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Law & Justice* -  04/02/13  5:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/2/2013 at 1:31 PM

Public Hearing:  SHB 1612 - Concerning information on firearm offenders. (Hearing is on the Striking Amendment.)

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1119 - Allowing the sheriff to waive fees associated with the service of a writ of habeas corpus under certain circumstances.
  2. HB 1145 - Providing credit towards child support obligations for veterans benefits.
  3. SHB 1613 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  4. ESHB 1117 - Concerning the transfer of real property by deed taking effect at the grantor's death.
  5. ESHB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts and administrative law judges to solemnize marriages. (REVISED FOR SECOND ENGROSSED: Authorizing judges of courts of limited jurisdiction and judges of tribal courts to solemnize marriages. ).
  6. HB 1108 - Modifying the definition of rape in the third degree and indecent liberties.
  7. HB 1194 - Limiting liability for habitat projects.
  8. HB 1227 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  9. ESHB 1291 - Concerning services for victims of the sex trade.
  10. SHB 1612 - Concerning information on firearm offenders.
  11. HB 1404 - Preventing alcohol poisoning deaths.
  12. HB 1436 - Concerning privileging and professional conduct reviews by health care professional review bodies.
  13. SHB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.
  14. SHB 1840 - Concerning firearms laws for persons subject to no-contact orders, protection orders, and restraining orders.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Law & Justice* -  04/03/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Natural Resources & Parks -  04/02/13  1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  To be announced.

Executive:  
  1. SHB 1192 - Regarding license fees under Title 77 RCW for veterans with disabilities.
  2. HB 1570 - Concerning filing requirements for property tax exemption claims for certain improvements to benefit fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, or water quantity.
  3. SHB 1323 - Regarding the sea cucumber dive fishery.
  4. ESHB 1199 - Ensuring hunter safety.
  5. ESHB 1090 - Increasing the dollar amount for construction of a dock that does not qualify as a substantial development under the shoreline management act.
  6. ESHB 1496 - Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members.
  7. HB 1277 - Concerning tribes holding conservation easements.
  8. 2SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.

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 referred to committee. Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
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Trade & Economic Development* -  04/02/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 11:43 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Apprenticeship (Continued from 3/21/13 meeting).
  2. Business and Occupation Tax Issues/Nexus and Apportionment.

Executive Session:  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. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Trade & Economic Development* -  04/03/13  12:00 pm

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

REVISED on 4/3/2013 at 11:22 AM

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1674 - Increasing the regulatory oversight and accountability of the office of minority and women's business enterprises.
  2. ESHB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.

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

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Transportation* -  04/02/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/1/2013 at 8:18 AM

Public Hearing:  SB 5890 - Concerning the titling and registration of vehicles (If referred to committee).

Executive:  
  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. SB 5857 - Concerning vehicle-related fees.
  4. SHB 1883 - Simplifying and updating statutes related to fuel tax administration.
  5. HB 1892 - Modifying certain provisions regarding transportation benefit districts.
  6. SHB 1941 - Concerning the adjudication of tolls and accompanying civil penalties.

Work:  SB 5000 - Regarding aeronautic safety.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Transportation* -  04/04/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/4/2013 at 7:36 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  2. SB 5024 - Making transportation appropriations for the 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 fiscal biennia. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute).

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Transportation -  04/04/13  3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:  Continuation of 1:30 p.m. hearing.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Transportation* -  04/05/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  04/01/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Ways & Means* -  04/02/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Ways & Means* -  04/03/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/2/2013 at 8:54 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5034 - Making 2013-2015 operating appropriations. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute) General testimony sign-in.
    1. SB 5034 - Elected Officials.
    2. SB 5034 - K-12 education/early learning.
    3. SB 5034 - Higher education.
    4. SB 5034 - Health care.
    5. SB 5034 - Long-term care, developmental disabilities, mental health.
    6. SB 5034 - Juvenile rehabilitation, department of corrections.
    7. SB 5034 - Children and family services.
    8. SB 5034 - Other human services.
    9. SB 5034 - Natural resources.
    10. SB 5034 - General governmental/judicial agencies.
    11. SB 5034 - All other.
  2. SB 5895 - Funding education.
  3. SB 5891 - Concerning state technology expenditures.
  4. SB 5883 - Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education.

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

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Ways & Means* -  04/04/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/4/2013 at 2:29 PM

Executive Session:  Meeting delayed until 3:30 p.m.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Ways & Means* -  04/04/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/4/2013 at 2:29 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5034 - Making 2013-2015 operating appropriations.
  2. SB 5895 - Funding education.
  3. SB 5891 - Concerning state technology expenditures.
  4. SB 5883 - Providing for more equitable funding of public higher education.

Other business.

Committee Meeting Documents
Note: Documents are not available online until the meeting has begun.


Ways & Means* -  04/05/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



Ways & Means* -  04/05/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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