Agenda for Monday, February 08, 2010

House Committees

Capital Budget Transportation
Ways & Means

Capital Budget* -  02/08/10  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/5/2010 at 9:19 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1992 - Concerning the application of chapter 39.12 RCW to construction projects that involve tax incentives, loans, or public land or property that is sold or leased.
  2. HB 3177 - Concerning funds for certain affordable housing purposes.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1992 - Concerning the application of chapter 39.12 RCW to construction projects that involve tax incentives, loans, or public land or property that is sold or leased.
  2. HB 2805 - Regarding public works involving off-site prefabrication.
  3. HB 3177 - Concerning funds for certain affordable housing purposes.

Executive:  EHB 2805 - Regarding public works involving off-site prefabrication.



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Transportation* -  02/08/10  1:15 pm

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

REVISED on 2/4/2010 at 3:14 PM

Work Session:  Washington State Ferries.
  1. Chetzemoka Construction Update.
  2. Fuel Initiatives.


Public Hearing:  Bills referred to committee.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2716 - Providing a right of first repurchase for surplus transportation property.
  2. HB 2780 - Concerning automated traffic safety cameras.
  3. HB 2816 - Concerning fuel taxes on exported fuel.
  4. HB 2855 - Providing financing options for the operations and capital needs of transit agencies.
  5. HB 2939 - Concerning notations on driver abstracts that a person was not at fault in a motor vehicle accident.
  6. HB 2504 - Concerning minimum renewable fuel content requirements.
  7. HB 2574 - Concerning annexations by cities and code cities located within the boundaries of a regional transit authority.
  8. Bills previously heard in committee.



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Ways & Means* -  02/08/10  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 2/8/2010 at 2:49 PM

Public Hearing/Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 2956 - Concerning hospital safety net assessment.
  2. HB 2197 - Abolishing the department of social and health services and creating new departments to take over its functions.
  3. HB 2670 - Restoring the school district levy base.
  4. HB 2893 - Changing school levy provisions.
  5. HB 2603 - Requiring agencies to give small businesses an opportunity to comply with a state law or agency rule before imposing a penalty.
  6. HB 2687 - Creating the home visiting services account.
  7. HB 2759 - Adjusting local school finance related to nonresident students enrolled in online learning.
  8. HB 3026 - Regarding school district compliance with state and federal civil rights laws.
  9. HB 3062 - Making the governor the public employer of language access providers.
  10. HB 3153 - Addressing designation of a spouse for certain survivor benefits under the firefighters' relief and pensions act of 1955.
  11. SHB 2854 - Making changes to the state higher education loan program.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1317 - Regarding the disclosure of public records containing information used to locate or identify employees of criminal justice agencies.
  2. HB 1340 - Modifying collective bargaining law to authorize providing additional compensation to academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  3. HB 2527 - Regarding the energy facility site evaluation council.
  4. HB 2539 - Optimizing the collection of source separated materials.
  5. HB 2551 - Establishing the Washington vaccine association.
  6. HB 2591 - Recovering the actual cost of processing applications for water right permits.
  7. HB 2658 - Refocusing the department of commerce, including transferring programs.
  8. HB 2731 - Creating an early learning program for educationally at-risk children.
  9. HB 2741 - Transferring the administration of the infant and toddler early intervention program from the department of social and health services to the department of early learning.
  10. HB 2776 - Regarding funding distribution formulas for K-12 education.
  11. HB 2782 - Reorganizing delivery of services to recipients of public assistance.
  12. HB 2789 - Authorizing issuance of subpoenas for purposes of agency investigations of underground economy activity.
  13. HB 2793 - Clarifying and expanding the rights and obligations of state registered domestic partners and other couples related to parentage.
  14. HB 2823 - Permitting retired participants to resume volunteer firefighter, emergency worker, or reserve officer service.
  15. HB 2867 - Promoting early learning.
  16. HB 2882 - Detaining persons with mental disorders.
  17. HB 2914 - Reducing the release of mercury into the environment.
  18. HB 2925 - Concerning impact payments of a municipally owned hydroelectric facility.
  19. HB 2987 - Addressing the impact on the firefighters' pension fund when a city or town enters a regional fire protection service authority.
  20. HB 2992 - Extending the deadlines for the review and evaluation of comprehensive land use plan and development regulations for three years.
  21. HB 3024 - Providing uninterrupted meal and rest breaks for hospital employees.
  22. HB 3045 - Creating alternatives to total confinement for nonviolent offenders with minor children.
  23. HB 3048 - Concerning administration of the medicaid program.
  24. HB 3076 - Concerning the involuntary treatment act.
  25. HB 3141 - Redesigning the delivery of temporary assistance to needy families.
  26. HB 3174 - Addressing the management of funds and accounts by the state treasurer.
  27. Bills previously heard in committee.
  28. HB 2687 - Creating the home visiting services account.
  29. HB 3153 - Addressing designation of a spouse for certain survivor benefits under the firefighters' relief and pensions act of 1955.



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Senate Committees

Transportation Ways & Means

Transportation* -  02/08/10  2:00 pm

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

REVISED on 2/8/2010 at 10:15 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 6842 - Planning for and funding the state route number 9/state route number 204 intersection project.
  2. SSB 6490 - Changing provisions regulating driver's and vehicle licenses.
  3. SB 6826 - Concerning fees and listings of licensing subagents.
  4. SB 6814 - Concerning anatomical gifts made by driver's license and identicard applicants.

Work Session:  Washington State Ferries:
  1. Marketing proposal.
  2. Performance Measure development status.
  3. Time-lapse video of construction of Chetzemoka.
  4. Injury Reduction Plan.


Possible Executive Session:  
  1. SB 6499 - Concerning the administration, collection, use, and enforcement of tolls.
  2. SB 6825 - Allowing federally qualified nonprofit community health organizations to buy surplus real property from the department of transportation.
  3. SB 6510 - Extending state route number 166.
  4. SSB 6109 - Concerning ferries.
  5. SB 6827 - Regulating vehicle dealers in counties with a population of ten thousand or less.
  6. HB 1576 - Determining the amount of motor vehicle fuel tax moneys derived from tax on marine fuel.
  7. SB 6490 - Changing provisions regulating driver's and vehicle licenses.
  8. SB 6826 - Concerning fees and listings of licensing subagents.

Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Bills as referred to committee. Other business.

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Transportation* -  02/08/10  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/5/2010 at 4:54 PM

Public Hearing:  Continuation from 2:00 PM meeting.

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

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Ways & Means* -  02/08/10  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 2/6/2010 at 7:37 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 6562 - Regarding higher education accountability and access.
  2. SSB 6696 - Regarding education reform.
  3. SSB 6702 - Providing education programs for juveniles in adult jails.
  4. SSB 6761 - Regarding the recommendations of the quality education council.
  5. SSB 6504 - Modifying provisions of the crime victims' compensation program.
  6. SSB 6759 - Regarding development of a plan for a voluntary program of early learning.
  7. SSB 6532 - Concerning payment for emergency services.
  8. SB 6045 - Requiring the submission of a proposal for developing a defined contribution retirement system for public employees, teachers, and school employees.
  9. SB 6742 - Calculating average final compensation under the public employees' retirement system.
  10. SSB 5912 - Concerning public funding for supreme court campaigns.
  11. SSB 6362 - Addressing priorities of government.
  12. SB 6374 - Regarding fiscal note instructions.
  13. SB 6426 - Eliminating certain boards and commissions.
  14. SSB 6508 - Changing the class of persons entitled to recoveries under a wrongful death action or survival action.
  15. SSB 6797 - Concerning voters' pamphlets.
  16. SSB 5543 - Reducing the release of mercury into the environment.
  17. SB 6185 - Preserving the maritime heritage of the state of Washington.
  18. SSB 6267 - Regarding water right processing improvements.
  19. SSB 6448 - Concerning permitting of hydraulic projects.
  20. SSB 6557 - Limiting the use of certain substances in brake friction material.
  21. SSB 6803 - Clarifying withdrawal of groundwater for stock watering purposes by a dairy farm.
  22. SSB 5279 - Providing for the safe collection and disposal of unwanted drugs from residential sources through a producer provided and funded product stewardship program.
  23. SSB 6561 - Restricting access to juvenile offender records.
  24. SSB 6648 - Protecting and assisting consumers and homeowners from unfair lending practices and during foreclosure proceedings.
  25. SB 6683 - Concerning the transmittal of renewal notices for licenses, registrations, and permits via electronic means.
  26. SB 6849 - Consolidating forecast functions.
  27. SB 6828 - Concerning the taxation of lodging.

Executive Session:  
  1. SSB 6696 - Regarding education reform.
  2. SB 6843 - Preserving essential public services by temporarily suspending the two-thirds vote requirement for tax increases.
  3. SSB 6610 - Improving procedures relating to the commitment of persons found not guilty by reason of insanity.
  4. SB 5302 - Granting half-time service credit for half-time educational employment prior to January 1, 1987, in plans 2 and 3 of the school employees' retirement system and the public employees' retirement system.
  5. SB 6453 - Addressing shared leave for members of the law enforcement officers' and firefighters' retirement system, plan 2.
  6. SB 6501 - Authorizing payment of regulated company stock in lieu of a portion of salary for educational employees.
  7. SB 6546 - Allowing the state director of fire protection to refuse membership in the public employees' retirement system.
  8. SSB 6667 - Concerning business assistance programs.
  9. SSB 6679 - Concerning the small business export finance assistance center.
  10. SB 6833 - Addressing the management of funds and accounts by the state treasurer.
  11. SB 6747 - Authorizing the department of natural resources to recover costs for data delivery services provided under the natural heritage program.
  12. SB 6845 - Requiring the collection and use of additional information regarding information technology projects.
  13. SB 6721 - Concerning tax statute clarifications and technical corrections.
  14. SB 6727 - Concerning health sciences and services authorities.
  15. SSB 6575 - Concerning the recommendations of the joint legislative task force on the underground economy.
  16. SB 6206 - Authorizing extensions of the due dates for filing tax incentive accountability reports and surveys with the department of revenue.
  17. SB 6678 - Concerning the creation of entities to address the long-range impact of opportunities and changes in the aerospace industry.
  18. SB 6702 - Providing education programs for juveniles in adult jails.
  19. SB 6838 - Regarding condemnation and compensation for state-owned trust lands.

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

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Ways & Means -  02/08/10  3:30 pm

Full Committee
Senate Hearing Rm 4
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.

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