Agenda for Tuesday, January 15, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations Business & Financial Services
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Government Accountability & Oversight Government Operations & Elections
Health Care & Wellness Higher Education
Local Government Public Safety
Transportation

Appropriations* -  01/15/13  3:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/14/2013 at 6:51 PM

Public Hearing: Governor Gregoire's proposed 2013 supplemental and 2013-15 biennial operating budgets.:  
  1. HB 1058 - Making 2013 supplemental operating appropriations.
  2. HB 1057 - Making 2013-2015 operating appropriations.
    1. K-12 and early learning.
    2. Higher education.
    3. Natural resources.

Note: Public testimony will be on the listed items; the other parts of the budget had a public hearing on Monday, January 14, 2013.



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Business & Financial Services -  01/15/13  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Department of Financial Institutions.
  2. Department of Licensing.
  3. Office of the Insurance Commissioner.





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Early Learning & Human Services -  01/15/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Child Welfare/Dependency - Overview.





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Education -  01/15/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Introductions.
  2. Committee Procedures.
  3. Quality Education Council (QEC) Report to the Legislature.
  4. Washington State Institute for Public Policy Reports:
    1. Learning Assistance Program (LAP).
    2. Cost-Benefit of Selected Education Programs.





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Government Accountability & Oversight -  01/15/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of liquor industry regulation in Washington state.
  2. Overview of gambling industry in Washington state.





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Government Operations & Elections -  01/15/13  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Committee operating procedures.
  2. Overview and discussion of the Public Records Act.
  3. Overview and discussion of the Open Public Meetings Act.





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Health Care & Wellness -  01/15/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of the Office of the Insurance Commissioner's programs related to health insurance.
  2. Overview of the Department of Health.
  3. Maternal and Child Health Update.
  4. Overview of the Washington State Medical Association's Foundation for Health Care Improvement and the Washington State Medical Association's Sustainability and Transformation Initiative.





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Higher Education -  01/15/13  8:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Higher Education Committee members: Introductions.
  2. Washington Student Achievement Council:
    1. Member introductions.
    2. Presentation of "Critical Crossroads" the 2012 strategic plan.
  3. Higher Education policy priorities for 2013: Undergraduate and graduate students.





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Local Government* -  01/15/13  1:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 1/10/2013 at 3:39 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1013 - Authorizing regular meetings of county legislative authorities to be held at alternate locations within the county.
  2. HB 1016 - Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.
  3. HB 1039 - Concerning per diem compensation for flood control zone district supervisors.
  4. HB 1040 - Concerning real property valuation notices.





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Public Safety -  01/15/13  9:00 am

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

  1. Welcome.
  2. Introductions of the Public Safety Committee members and staff.

*Note meeting start time.



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Transportation -  01/15/13  3:30 pm

Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Governor Gregoire Transportation Budget Proposal.
  2. Governor Gregoire K-12 Pupil Transportation Funding Proposal.





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