Agenda for April 22 to April 28, 2013

Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Energy, Environment & Telecommunications
Health Care Higher Education
Law & Justice Transportation
Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor -  04/24/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  Industrial insurance appeals and settlements.



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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications -  04/24/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Current status of the wireless industry and wireless technology.
  2. Incentives for broadband deployment.

Other business.

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  04/26/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/25/2013 at 3:05 PM

Work Session:  Interim planning.

Other business.

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Health Care -  04/26/13  8:30 am

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

Public Hearing:  SGA 9219 - John Wiesman, Secretary, Department of Health.

Executive:  SGA 9219 - John Wiesman, Secretary, Department of Health

Possible executive session on gubernatorial appointments heard in committee. Other business.

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Higher Education* -  04/22/13  12:00 pm

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

REVISED on 4/19/2013 at 2:36 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SGA 9127 - Chris Jordan, Member, Board of Regents, University of Washington.
  2. SGA 9079 - Kristianne Blake, Member, Board of Regents, University of Washington.
  3. SGA 9197 - Vicki J Wilson, Member, Board of Trustees, Eastern Washington University.
  4. SGA 9196 - James S Wigfall, Member, Board of Trustees, The Evergreen State College.
  5. SGA 9082 - J. A Bricker, Member, State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
  6. SGA 9151 - Lee Newgent, Member, Work Force Training and Education Coordinating Board.
  7. SGA 9084 - Don C Brunell, Member, Work Force Training and Education Coordinating Board.
  8. SGA 9122 - Lindsey Jahn, Member, Washington State Student Achievement Council.
  9. SGA 9072 - Creigh Agnew, Member, Work Force Training and Education Coordinating Board.
  10. SGA 9159 - Anne Proffitt, Member, Board of Trustees, The Evergreen State College.

Other business.

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Law & Justice* -  04/23/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/22/2013 at 10:14 AM

Work Session:  
  1. SB 5902 - Relating to driving under the influence.
  2. SB 5912 - Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.

A copy of PSSB 5912 can be obtained from committee staff or on the committee's website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/Senate/Committees/LAW/Pages/default.aspx, Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Law & Justice* -  04/26/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/25/2013 at 3:09 PM

Executive Session:  To be announced.

Work Session:  To be determined.

Other business.

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Transportation -  04/23/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5920 - Concerning transportation revenue.
  2. SB 5921 - Concerning additive transportation funding.
  3. SB 5922 - Authorizing bonds for transportation funding.

Hearing to end at 9:45. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.

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Transportation* -  04/23/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  04/22/13  4:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/22/2013 at 3:55 PM

Executive Session:  SB 5913 - Concerning a hospital safety net assessment and quality incentive program for increased hospital payments.

Other business.

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Ways & Means* -  04/23/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/23/2013 at 10:34 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5194 - Reducing educational employee cost-of-living adjustments and bonuses.
  2. SB 5874 - Relating to human services. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute).
  3. SB 5914 - Concerning a waiver request to implement a premium assistance program to purchase market-based insurance for medicaid-eligible individuals.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5916 - Addressing the administration of public retirement plans.
  2. SB 5901 - Providing education reforms.

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

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Ways & Means* -  04/24/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/24/2013 at 2:36 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. E2SHB 1437 - Concerning small farms under the current use property tax program for farm and agricultural lands.
  2. EHB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.
  3. SHB 2018 - Regarding additional contribution rates for employers of the Washington state retirement systems.
  4. HB 2024 - Concerning legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of state officers.

Executive Session:  EHB 1421 - Protecting the state's interest in collecting deferred property taxes.

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

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Ways & Means* -  04/25/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/25/2013 at 11:21 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1982 - Eliminating lottery games that generate insufficient net revenue.
  2. SB 5889 - Modifying snowmobile parking permit and license fees.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1982 - Eliminating lottery games that generate insufficient net revenue.
  2. SB 5889 - Modifying snowmobile parking permit and license fees.
  3. SB 5914 - Concerning a waiver request to implement a premium assistance program to purchase market-based insurance for medicaid-eligible individuals.
  4. E2SHB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.

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

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Ways & Means* -  04/27/13  1:45 pm

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

REVISED on 4/27/2013 at 1:41 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. EHB 1287 - Subjecting federally recognized Indian tribes to the same conditions as state and local governments for property owned exclusively by the tribe.
  2. HB 1818 - Promoting economic development through business and government streamlining projects.
  3. HB 2024 - Concerning legal proceedings by the attorney general on behalf of state officers.

Other business.

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