Agenda for March 4 to March 10, 2013

House Committees

Agriculture & Natural Resources Business & Financial Services
Capital Budget Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
Early Learning & Human Services Education
Environment Finance
Government Operations & Elections Health Care & Wellness
Higher Education Judiciary
Labor & Workforce Development Public Safety
Technology & Economic Development

Agriculture & Natural Resources -  03/06/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  HI 522 - Genetically engineered foods.



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Business & Financial Services -  03/05/13  9:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5008 - Addressing portable electronics insurance.
  2. ESSB 5082 - Concerning exchange facilitator requirements.

*Meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m.

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Capital Budget -  03/08/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  The potential budget impacts of climate change on Washington's forests, wildlife, water resources, and floods.

Public Hearing:  SB 5349 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.

Possible Executive Session:  SB 5349 - Revising alternative public works contracting procedures.



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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs* -  03/06/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/1/2013 at 11:10 AM

Work Session:  Update on Washington's Housing Market.

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5097 - Allowing spouses to combine volunteer hours for purposes of receiving a complimentary discover pass.
  2. SB 5212 - Expanding membership of the Washington state horse park authority.
  3. SB 5235 - Modifying the requirements for purchase of care for Indian children.



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Early Learning & Human Services -  03/07/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  Supported Living.



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Education -  03/07/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  Update on Skill Centers.



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Environment -  03/05/13  8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. HB 1948 - Concerning nonsubstantive changes to programs relevant to the department of ecology designed to create administrative efficiency.
  2. HB 1915 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions limits.



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Environment* -  03/06/13  12:00 pm

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

REVISED on 3/5/2013 at 4:59 PM

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1915 - Developing recommendations to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions limits.
  2. HB 1948 - Concerning nonsubstantive changes to programs relevant to the department of ecology designed to create administrative efficiency.



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Finance* -  03/08/13  8:00 am

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Government Operations & Elections* -  03/05/13  8:30 am

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

REVISED on 3/4/2013 at 10:12 AM

Public Hearing:  HI 517 - Initiative and referendum.



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Health Care & Wellness -  03/07/13  9:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Increasing access to health care through broadband expansion in rural areas.
  2. Update on Patient Safety from the Washington State Hospital Association.



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Higher Education* -  03/05/13  9:00 am

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

REVISED on 3/4/2013 at 11:05 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SB 5343 - Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.
  2. SSB 5615 - Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.

Executive Session:  SB 5343 - Concerning the rights of higher education students involved in military service.



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Judiciary -  03/06/13  8:30 am

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

Public Hearing:  HB 1504 - Reducing criminal justice expenses by eliminating the death penalty in favor of life incarceration.



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Labor & Workforce Development -  03/06/13  8:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Workers' compensation rates for taxi drivers.
  2. Labor Market and Economic Report.
  3. Job Gap Study.



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Public Safety -  03/05/13  8:30 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5021 - Changing the crime of riot to the crime of criminal mischief.
  2. SSB 5022 - Changing retail theft with extenuating circumstances to retail theft with special circumstances.
  3. ESB 5053 - Modifying vehicle prowling provisions.
  4. SB 5145 - Allowing fire departments to develop a community assistance referral and education services program.
  5. SB 5466 - Modifying criminal history record information compliance audit provisions.



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Technology & Economic Development -  03/06/13  8:00 am

Full Committee
Jt. w/  Agriculture & Natural Resources
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O'Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:  HI 522 - Genetically engineered foods.



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Senate Committees

Higher Education

Higher Education -  03/08/13  9:30 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. SGA 9012 - Susan Cole, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 21 (Whatcom Community College).
  2. SGA 9020 - James Groves, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #25 (Bellingham).
  3. SGA 9022 - Kedrich Jackson, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 19 (Columbia Basin College).
  4. SGA 9034 - John Stephens, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 4 (Skagit Valley College).
  5. SGA 9039 - Thuy Vo, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 13 (Lower Columbia College).
  6. SGA 9046 - Michael S Maxwell, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 1 (Peninsula College).
  7. SGA 9047 - Julie McCulloch, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 1 (Peninsula College).
  8. SGA 9054 - Vicki Orrico, Member, Board of Trustees, College District No. 8 (Bellevue College).
  9. SGA 9056 - Susan Palmer, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #27 (Renton).
  10. SGA 9057 - Theresa Pan Hosley, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #28, (Bates).
  11. SGA 9059 - Darlene Peters, Member, Board of Trustees, Community College District No. 3 (Olympic Community College).
  12. SGA 9063 - Bruce Reid, Member, Board of Trustees, Technical College District #26 (Lake Washington).

Other business.

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