Agenda for April 8 to April 14, 2013

Senate Committees

Governmental Operations Law & Justice
Natural Resources & Parks Transportation
Ways & Means

Governmental Operations -  04/10/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  Cyber security.

Other business.

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Law & Justice* -  04/11/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/9/2013 at 4:13 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Possible modifications to driving under the influence provisions.
  2. Enhanced school safety through next generation data sharing.

Other business.

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Natural Resources & Parks -  04/10/13  9:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. To be announced.
  2. SGA 9083 - Joshua Brown, Member, Salmon Recovery Funding Board
  3. SGA 9086 - Larry Carpenter, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission
  4. SGA 9137 - Conrad Mahnken, Member, Fish and Wildlife Commission
  5. SGA 9142 - Steve S Milner, Member, Parks and Recreation Commission
  6. SGA 9193 - Janet Wainwright, Member, Columbia River Gorge Commission

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. Other business.

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Transportation* -  04/08/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/8/2013 at 12:11 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. ESHB 1620 - Concerning passenger-carrying vehicles for railroad employees.
  2. HB 1710 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  3. SB 5024 - Making transportation appropriations for the 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 fiscal biennia. (Session is on the Proposed Substitute).

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.

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Transportation* -  04/09/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Ways & Means* -  04/08/13  1:45 pm

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

REVISED on 4/8/2013 at 9:57 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1466 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.
  2. E2SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  3. SHB 1866 - Concerning the joint center for aerospace technology innovation.
  4. 2SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  5. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  6. ESHB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for certain health care coordination services.
  7. E2SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  8. E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  9. E2SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  10. ESHB 1846 - Concerning stand-alone dental coverage.
  11. ESHB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.
  12. SHB 1612 - Concerning information on firearm offenders.
  13. SHB 1868 - Providing access to health insurance for certain law enforcement officers' and firefighters' plan 2 members catastrophically disabled in the line of duty.
  14. E2SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  15. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  16. 2SHB 1642 - Regarding academic acceleration for high school students.
  17. SHB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated.
  18. 2SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  19. 2SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  20. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.
  21. 2SHB 1195 - Concerning primaries.
  22. HB 1474 - Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.

Executive Session:  
  1. SHB 1568 - Concerning the business licensing service program administered by the department of revenue.
  2. ESHB 1651 - Concerning access to juvenile records.
  3. SHB 1180 - Addressing death benefits for volunteer firefighters and reserve officers.
  4. 2SHB 1663 - Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel.

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

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Ways & Means -  04/08/13  3:30 pm

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

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

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

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Ways & Means* -  04/09/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/9/2013 at 12:19 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. 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.
  2. SHB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  3. ESHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.

Executive Session:  
  1. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  2. ESHB 1519 - Establishing accountability measures for certain health care coordination services.
  3. E2SHB 1727 - Raising licensure limits to allow assisted living facilities to serve a higher acuity resident population.
  4. E2SHB 1445 - Concerning complex rehabilitation technology products.
  5. ESHB 1846 - Concerning stand-alone dental coverage.
  6. ESHB 1253 - Concerning the lodging tax.
  7. SHB 1420 - Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  8. E2SHB 1306 - Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  9. SHB 1612 - Concerning information on firearm offenders.
  10. SHB 1868 - Providing access to health insurance for certain law enforcement officers' and firefighters' plan 2 members catastrophically disabled in the line of duty.
  11. E2SHB 1134 - Authorizing state-tribal education compact schools.
  12. SHB 1472 - Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  13. 2SHB 1642 - Regarding academic acceleration for high school students.
  14. ESHB 1336 - Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  15. 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.
  16. SHB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated.
  17. 2SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  18. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.
  19. 2SHB 1723 - Concerning early learning opportunities.
  20. E2SHB 1526 - Creating a pilot project to increase enrollment of underrepresented students in the running start program.
  21. 2SHB 1195 - Concerning primaries.
  22. HB 1474 - Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.
  23. ESHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
  24. 2SHB 1764 - Concerning geoduck diver licenses.
  25. SHB 1466 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.
  26. EHB 1733 - Requiring capital and transportation project investments to be searchable by the public for certain detailed information.
  27. SHB 1812 - Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.

Other business.

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Ways & Means -  04/09/13  3:30 pm

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

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

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

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Ways & Means* -  04/10/13  3:00 pm

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

REVISED on 4/10/2013 at 9:04 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5035 - Adopting the 2013-2015 capital budget. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  2. SB 5036 - Concerning state general obligation bonds and related accounts. (Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)
  3. SB 5897 - Concerning state parks.
  4. SB 5892 - Reducing corrections costs.
  5. SB 5898 - Increasing education funding, including adjusting school district levy and state levy equalization provisions.
  6. SB 5903 - Concerning funding the family and medical leave insurance act.
  7. SB 5904 - Concerning high quality early learning.
  8. SB 5905 - Establishing state employee eligibility for insurance benefits consistent with the employer shared responsibility provisions of the patient protection and affordable care act.(Hearing is on Proposed Substitute.)

Other business.

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Ways & Means* -  04/11/13  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 4/10/2013 at 2:32 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5035 - Adopting the 2013-2015 capital budget.
  2. SB 5036 - Concerning state general obligation bonds and related accounts.
  3. SB 5898 - Increasing education funding, including adjusting school district levy and state levy equalization provisions.
  4. SB 5905 - Establishing state employee eligibility for insurance benefits consistent with the employer shared responsibility provisions of the patient protection and affordable care act.
  5. SB 5904 - Concerning high quality early learning.
  6. SB 5897 - Concerning state parks.
  7. SSB 5296 - Concerning the model toxics control act.
  8. SB 5892 - Reducing corrections costs.
  9. SB 5903 - Concerning funding the family and medical leave insurance act.

Other business.

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Ways & Means -  04/11/13  6:00 pm

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

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 5296 - Concerning the model toxics control act.
  2. SB 5892 - Reducing corrections costs.
  3. SB 5897 - Concerning state parks.
  4. SB 5898 - Increasing education funding, including adjusting school district levy and state levy equalization provisions.
  5. SB 5903 - Concerning funding the family and medical leave insurance act.
  6. SB 5904 - Concerning high quality early learning.
  7. SB 5905 - Establishing state employee eligibility for insurance benefits consistent with the employer shared responsibility provisions of the patient protection and affordable care act.

Other business.

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