Agenda for November 2012

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Community & Economic Development & Housing
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Education Appropriations & Oversight Environment
General Government Appropriations & Oversight Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight
Health Care & Wellness Higher Education
Judiciary Labor & Workforce Development
Local Government Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness
State Government & Tribal Affairs Technology, Energy & Communications
Transportation Ways & Means

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  11/29/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Senate Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Report on the three Directors' discussions to balance natural resource protection with the needs of working lands.



Committee Meeting Documents
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Agriculture & Natural Resources -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Organic feed grains in western Washington.
  2. Water resource management.



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Business & Financial Services -  11/30/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Debt management.



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Capital Budget -  11/28/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Community & Economic Development & Housing
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  In these tough economic times, how is Washington meeting the needs for affordable housing?
  1. What capital budget investments in affordable housing has the state made, and who is being served?
  2. What investments have been made through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, and who is being served?
  3. What needs remain?
  4. How does the Department of Commerce recommend emphasizing cost-effectiveness in the Housing Trust Fund in response to HB 2640?
  5. How is ESHB 2048, concerning low-income and homeless housing assistance surcharges, making a difference?




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Capital Budget* -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/26/2012 at 1:45 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Chehalis River Basin alternatives report.
  2. Options for addressing prison inmate capacity needs.
  3. Ten-year capital budget investments in local infrastructure.
  4. Modernizing the state’s local infrastructure programs.
  5. 2013 session preview.



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Community & Economic Development & Housing -  11/28/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Capital Budget
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  In these tough economic times, how is Washington meeting the needs for affordable housing?
  1. What capital budget investments in affordable housing has the state made, and who is being served?
  2. What investments have been made through the Low Income Housing Tax Credit program, and who is being served?
  3. What needs remain?
  4. How does the Department of Commerce recommend emphasizing cost-effectiveness in the Housing Trust Fund in response to HB 2640?
  5. How is ESHB 2048, concerning low-income and homeless housing assistance surcharges, making a difference?




Committee Meeting Documents
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Community & Economic Development & Housing* -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/26/2012 at 12:36 PM

Work Session:  What's In and What's Out in the State's Economic Plan?
  1. The Washington Economic Development Commission's "Winning Strategies for Driving Growth, Competitiveness and Job Creation in a Time of Fiscal Constraint".
  2. Recommendations for evaluating what does and does not work in economic development programs.
  3. Innovate Washington's five-year business plan and report on economic impact.
  4. How Small Business Development Centers help small businesses enhance their performance through exporting.




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Early Learning & Human Services -  11/30/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Delivery of substance abuse treatment services.



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Education -  11/30/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on 2012 interim Education Joint Select Committees and Task Forces.
  2. Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) Programs: Review of policy issues.
  3. Update on Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project (TPEP).



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Education Appropriations & Oversight -  11/27/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Impact of human services programs on educational outcomes.
  1. Overview of education and social service data systems.
  2. Evidence-based programs associated with improved educational outcomes.
  3. Coordinated education and human service programs.




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Education Appropriations & Oversight -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on McCleary and the Joint Task Force on Education Funding.
  2. Quality Education Council Compensation Working Group recommendations.
  3. Update on alternate education funding.



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Environment -  11/30/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on fish consumption rates and water quality standards.
  2. Implementation of recent changes to renewable energy standards.



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General Government Appropriations & Oversight* -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/28/2012 at 10:52 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Current programs to implement lean management principles in state government.
  2. Application of Lean management at selected state agencies and outcomes from those Lean projects.



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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight -  11/27/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Education Appropriations & Oversight
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Impact of human services programs on educational outcomes.
  1. Overview of education and social service data systems.
  2. Evidence-based programs associated with improved educational outcomes.
  3. Coordinated education and human service programs.




Committee Meeting Documents
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Health & Human Services Appropriations & Oversight -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

Work Session:  The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid expansion, and coordinated health care purchasing.
  1. Supreme Court decision and the fiscal impacts associated with health care reform and the option to expand Medicaid.
  2. Update on current efforts toward implementation.
  3. Options for coordinating the purchase and delivery of care for people who need long-term care, developmental disabilities, mental health, or chemical dependency services.
  4. Public comment.




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Health Care & Wellness* -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/7/2012 at 3:10 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Access to primary care.
  2. Pertussis outbreak update.
  3. Coordination of agency purchasing.



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Higher Education* -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/20/2012 at 1:27 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Implementation of certain provisions in 2011 legislation 2ESHB 1795:
    1. Impacts of Tuition Increases.
    2. Transfer and Articulation Provisions.
  2. Financial aid update:
    1. State Need Grant Work Group.
    2. Higher Education Loan Program Work Group.
    3. College Bound Scholarship.
    4. Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET) Legislative Advisory Committee.
  3. Washington Student Achievement Council Update.



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Judiciary* -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/19/2012 at 1:12 PM

Work Session:  Preventing and responding to incidents of children accessing loaded firearms.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Agency updates and session previews.
    1. Department of Labor and Industries.
    2. Employment Security Department.
  2. Business and labor comments and session previews.



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Local Government -  11/14/12  1:30 pm

Full Committee
Coast Wenatchee Cntr Hotel
201 N Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA

Work Session - Hosted at the Washington State Association of Counties Annual Conference:  
  1. Introductions.
  2. 2012 Legislative review – House Local Government Committee.
  3. Open microphone for County Officials.
  4. Increasing local government operational efficiencies – solicitation of county perspectives.
  5. Adjournment.



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Local Government* -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/26/2012 at 9:47 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Recommendations for making the implementation of the Growth Management Act more efficient.
  2. Briefing by the State Auditor’s Office.
    1. Audit summary on Public Development Authorities and Public Facilities Districts.
    2. Local Government Financial Condition Report.
  3. Staff Briefing: Joint Select Committee on Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corporations, and Local Government Finance.



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Public Safety & Emergency Preparedness -  11/30/12  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing on the transfer of legal defense in sexually violent predator civil commitment proceedings from the Department of Social and Health Services to the Office of Public Defense.
  2. Update from the Department of Corrections on the state’s current community custody program and violation process (the new Swift & Certain Process).
  3. Update from the Metal Theft Work Group.

*Note start time.

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State Government & Tribal Affairs -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Regulatory improvements.
    1. Briefing on the results of the Performance Audit of Washington Business Regulations.
    2. Briefing by the Office of Regulatory Assistance on its activities and recommendations for regulatory improvement.
  2. Update on the implementation of Initiative 1183 (privatizing liquor sales in Washington).



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Technology, Energy & Communications -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Residential energy use disclosure.
  2. Universal service reform.



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Transportation -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Status of business improvements at WSDOT:
    1. Strategic plan implementation and effects on staffing.
    2. Facilities oversight plan recommendations and implementation.
  2. Tolling update: SR 520, Tacoma Narrows Bridge, and SR 167.
  3. Transportation revenue forecast update, budget outlook and federal funding reauthorization overview.
  4. Potential impacts of the AUTO v. Washington decision on transportation revenues and expenditures.



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Ways & Means* -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/27/2012 at 12:24 PM

Work Session:  
  1. November Economic and Revenue Forecast update.
  2. 2013 session budget outlook.
  3. Update on the Joint Task Force on Education Funding.
  4. Update on the Joint Select Committee on Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corporations, and Local Government Finance.



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Senate Committees

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Early Learning & K-12 Education
Economic Development, Trade & Innovation Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters
Environment Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance
Health & Long-Term Care Higher Education & Workforce Development
Human Services & Corrections Judiciary
Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection Transportation
Ways & Means

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development -  11/29/12  12:00 pm

Full Committee
Jt. w/  House Agriculture & Natural Resources
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Report on the three Directors' discussions to balance natural resource protection with the needs of working lands.



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Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Overview of the Yakima River Basin Integrated Water Resource Management Plan.
  2. Update on Voluntary Stewardship Program.

Other business.

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Early Learning & K-12 Education -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Presentation by the Equity in Education Coalition.
  2. The Kent School District and Heritage University English Language Learning Endorsement Partnership.

Other business.

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Economic Development, Trade & Innovation -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  Presentation from the Washington Economic Development Commission on the Statewide Economic Development Strategic Plan.

Other business.

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Energy, Natural Resources & Marine Waters* -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/28/2012 at 9:39 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the Ocean Acidification Blue Ribbon Panel.
  2. Forests and fish habitat conservation plan settlement agreement.

Other business.

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Environment -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Municipal storm water permits.
  2. Climate change.

Other business.

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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance* -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/20/2012 at 3:34 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Foreclosure Fairness Act update.
  2. Uninsured motorists.

Other business.

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Health & Long-Term Care -  11/29/12  3:30 pm

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update on the Bree Collaborative.
  2. Update on health reform implementation.



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Higher Education & Workforce Development -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Updates from the following:
    1. Legislative Advisory Committee to the Committee on Advanced Tuition Payment.
    2. Washington Student Achievement Council.
    3. College Bound Scholarship Program.
  2. Introductions of new executive directors:
    1. State Board for Community and Technical Colleges.
    2. Council of Presidents.

Other business.

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Human Services & Corrections -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Update from Children's Administration on the IV-E Waiver, Family Assessment Response implementation, and Performance Based Contracts implementation.
  2. State Auditor's Office report on the 2012 Child Care Audit.
  3. Department of Corrections report on Swift and Certain Community Custody Changes (report is due December 1).



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Judiciary* -  11/30/12  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Labor, Commerce & Consumer Protection* -  11/30/12  10:00 am

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

REVISED on 11/13/2012 at 10:47 AM

Work Session:  
  1. Update from the Liquor Control Board:
    1. I-1183 liquor privatization.
    2. I-502 marijuana legalization.
  2. Update from Labor and Industries on workers' compensation rates and reforms.
  3. Update from Employment Security Department on Unemployment Insurance facts and figures.



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Transportation* -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/27/2012 at 3:13 PM

Work Session:  Transportation agencies' 2013 challenges.
  1. Washington State Transportation Commission.
  2. Washington State Patrol & Washington State Traffic Safety Commission.
  3. Department of Licensing & Department of Transportation.
  4. Transportation Improvement Board, County Road Administration Board, & Freight Mobility Strategic Investment Board.




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Ways & Means* -  11/29/12  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 11/27/2012 at 9:20 AM

Work Session:  
  1. 2013 Session Preview.
  2. Update on the Joint Task Force on Education Funding.
  3. Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information.
  4. ESJR 8221 Debt Limit.
  5. Update on Implementing SSB 5984 (PFD Financing).

Other business.

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Joint, Select & Other Committees

Education Accountability, Joint Select Committee Education Funding, Jt. Task Force
Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint
Pension Policy, Select Committee State Expenditure Limit Committee
Trade Policy, Jt. Legislative Oversight Committee Transportation, Joint Committee
Veterans' & Military Affairs, Joint Committee

Education Accountability, Joint Select Committee* -  11/28/12  8:00 am

Full Committee

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

REVISED on 11/19/2012 at 11:04 AM

Agenda:  
  1. Staff Overview of Meeting.
  2. Update on State Achievement Index and Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs).
  3. University of Washington Center on Reinventing Public Education: "Tinkering Toward Transformation: A Look at Federal School Improvement Grant Implementation."
  4. Panel Discussion: Reducing Administrative and Reporting Burdens on School Districts.
  5. Accountability System Costs: Update on federal and state resources for school improvement.





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Education Funding, Jt. Task Force* -  11/07/12  9:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7126
Federal Way City Cnl Chambers
33325 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA

REVISED on 11/2/2012 at 1:59 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Opening remarks.
  2. Review committee assignment.
  3. Follow-up on prior agenda items.
    1. Difference between state allocation for salaries and total salary costs.
    2. Recap spending decisions from October 12th meeting, reaffirm what was decided, and come to near-final positions regarding the total cost of the recommendation.
    3. Other follow-up.
  4. Options for funding additional K-12 spending.
    1. Budget reductions, including holding non K-12 spending to zero growth .
    2. General revenue options including increasing rates of major sources, repealing tax exemptions, adding new tax sources.
    3. Overview of levies and levy equalization.
    4. Summary of two prior local/state levy proposals (Sen. Zarelli, Rep. Hunter).
  5. General discussion & work plan for next meeting.
  6. Summarize committee progress.
  7. Public testimony.





Education Funding, Jt. Task Force* -  11/20/12  8:30 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7126
Federal Way City Cnl Chambers
33325 8th Ave S
Federal Way, WA

REVISED on 11/16/2012 at 4:29 PM

Agenda:  
  1. Review committee assignment.
  2. Review and refine investment plan.
  3. Presentation of strawman proposals.
  4. General discussion.
  5. Summarize committee progress and discuss work plan for next meeting.
  6. Public testimony.





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Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm -  11/01/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  
  1. Report from the Association of Washington Cities on the local impacts of Initiative 1183.
  2. Stakeholder perspectives on consolidating junior taxing districts and municipal corporations into a general purpose government: Panel discussions with representatives and/or representative organizations of junior taxing districts and municipal corporations.





Junior Taxing Districts, Municipal Corps & Local Gov Finance, Jt Select Comm* -  11/26/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 11/20/2012 at 2:26 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Briefing by the State Auditor's Office.
    1. Audit summary on Public Development Authorities and Public Facilities Districts.
    2. Local Government Financial Condition Report.
  2. Stakeholder perspectives on consolidating junior taxing districts and municipal corporations into a general purpose government:
    1. Panel discussions with representatives and/or representative organizations of junior taxing districts and municipal corporations.
    2. Public comments.
  3. Committee discussion on developing recommendations to the Legislature.

Meeting time is 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.



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Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  11/14/12  10:00 am

I-900 Subcommittee
(360) 786-5288
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 10/30/2012 at 8:21 AM

Agenda:  State Auditor's Office - Sound Transit: Performance audit of the Citizen's Oversight Panel, adjustments to planned investments, construction management, and ridership forecasts.





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Pension Policy, Select Committee -  11/20/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-6142
Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be announced.





Pension Policy, Select Committee -  11/20/12  1:00 pm

Executive Committee
(360) 786-6142
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Agenda:  To be announced.





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State Expenditure Limit Committee -  11/29/12  8:30 am

Full Committee

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

Agenda:  
  1. Work Session.
    1. Introduction of members.
    2. Adjusting and projecting the state expenditure limit.
  2. Executive Session.
    1. Adoption of the 2011 minutes.
    2. Adjusting and projecting the state expenditure limit.
    3. Election of committee chair.





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Trade Policy, Jt. Legislative Oversight Committee* -  11/14/12  10:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7204
WA State Housing Finance Commission
1000 Second Ave., 28th Flr, Board Rm
Seattle, WA

REVISED on 11/9/2012 at 9:33 AM

Work Session:  
  1. International Trade Policy Updates.
  2. Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement Negotiations.
  3. Governor's Trade Mission to India and South Korea.
  4. Boeing's Invitation to Suppliers on Outsourcing to Mexico.





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Transportation, Joint Committee -  11/14/12  9:00 am

Full Committee
(360) 786-7313
Wenatchee Convention Ctr
121 N Wenatchee Ave
Wenatchee, WA

Agenda:  
  1. County Performance Management Project.
  2. County transportation needs and resources.
  3. The next revenue package, and a role for counties.
  4. Update on JTC studies.
  5. Eastside Corridor Independent Traffic and Revenue Study.
  6. Lunch with WSAC.
  7. Freight and passenger rail update.
  8. Adjourn.





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Veterans' & Military Affairs, Joint Committee* -  11/27/12  2:00 pm

Full Committee
(360) 786-7407
Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 11/26/2012 at 1:53 PM

Work Session:  
  1. Consideration and recommendations regarding proposed legislation relating to veterans and military affairs.
  2. Legislative update from the Veterans Legislative Coalition.
  3. Update: 1) Projects relating to evaluating military training and experience in relation to licensing requirements in the medical professions; 2) Expediting professional licenses, certification, and registration of military spouses.
  4. Programs for hiring and training military veterans.
  5. Mentoring veterans for starting businesses.
  6. Veteran transition model with Joint Base Lewis McChord.





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