Agenda for Monday, April 01, 2013

House Committees

Appropriations Capital Budget
Finance Transportation

Appropriations* -  04/01/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 3:26 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESSB 5176 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  2. SSB 5195 - Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  3. E2SSB 5243 - Establishing policies to support academic acceleration for high school students.
  4. SB 5337 - Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  5. ESSB 5480 - Concerning mental health involuntary commitment laws.
  6. 2SSB 5732 - Concerning the adult behavioral health system in Washington state.
  7. SSB 5754 - Concerning integrated career learning opportunities and employment training for at-risk youth.
  8. SSB 5834 - Concerning veteran-owned businesses.





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Capital Budget* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Finance* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 10:53 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SSB 5332 - Modifying the percentage of votes required to continue benefit charges for fire protection districts.
  2. SB 5824 - Regarding the financing of irrigation district improvements.

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5806 - Repealing an obsolete provision for a credit against property taxes paid on timber on public land.
  2. SB 5627 - Concerning the taxation of commuter air carriers.
  3. SB 5715 - Addressing the evasion of taxes by the use of certain electronic means.
  4. SSB 5705 - Concerning amounts received by taxing districts from property tax refunds and abatements.
  5. SSB 5697 - Reducing the frequency of local sales and use tax changes.





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Transportation* -  04/01/13  3:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 4:48 PM

Public Hearing:  SSB 5182 - Addressing the disclosure of vehicle owner information.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1902 - Creating intermittent-use trailer license plates.
  2. HB 1957 - Concerning department of transportation project delivery.
  3. HB 1978 - Addressing the permitting of certain transportation projects.
  4. HB 1979 - Implementing public-private partnership best practices for nontoll transportation projects.
  5. HB 1986 - Requiring the reporting of highway construction project errors.
  6. HB 1987 - Concerning the design-build procedure for certain transportation projects.
  7. HB 1988 - Concerning the application of right-sizing to transportation projects.
  8. SSB 5591 - Concerning confidential license plates, drivers' licenses, identicards, and vessel registrations.
  9. ESB 5616 - Concerning the use of farm vehicles on public highways.
  10. SSB 5761 - Concerning outdoor advertising sign fees, labels, and prohibitions.





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Senate Committees

Commerce & Labor Early Learning & K-12 Education
Governmental Operations Health Care
Human Services & Corrections Law & Justice
Ways & Means

Commerce & Labor* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 3/29/2013 at 2:01 PM

Public Hearing:  
  1. SGA 9106 - Kelsey Gray, Member, Gambling Commission.
  2. HB 1348 - Modifying collective bargaining law related to providing additional compensation for academic employees at community and technical colleges.
  3. ESHB 1467 - Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  4. EHB 1887 - Ordering consideration of increased educational options under vocational rehabilitation plans.
  5. ESHB 1753 - Regulating interpreter services.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1056 - Authorizing certain corporate officers to receive unemployment benefits.
  2. EHB 1395 - Implementing the unemployment insurance integrity provisions of the federal trade adjustment assistance extension act of 2011.
  3. SHB 1010 - Concerning antifreeze products.
  4. HB 1036 - Regulating service contracts.
  5. SHB 1487 - Clarifying the terminology and duties of the real estate agency relationship law to be consistent with other existing laws.
  6. SHB 1853 - Clarifying that real estate brokers licensed under chapter 18.85 RCW are independent contractors.
  7. HB 1608 - Concerning the marine employees' commission.
  8. SHB 1001 - Concerning beer and wine theater licenses.
  9. SHB 1009 - Concerning liquor self-checkout machines.
  10. HB 1149 - Increasing the volume of spirits that may be sold per day to a customer of a craft distillery.
  11. SHB 1332 - Concerning limited on-premise spirits sampling.
  12. HB 1351 - Concerning the identification of wineries, breweries, and microbreweries on private labels.
  13. SHB 1422 - Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.

Other business.



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Early Learning & K-12 Education* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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Governmental Operations -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  
  1. SHB 1324 - Transferring ferry and flood control zone district functions and taxing authorities to county legislative authorities in counties with a population of one million five hundred thousand or more.
  2. EHB 1013 - Authorizing regular meetings of county legislative authorities to be held at alternate locations within the county.

Possible Executive Session:  
  1. Bills heard in committee.
  2. ESHB 1004 - Concerning payment of property taxes.
  3. HB 1014 - Recognizing "Native American Heritage Day."
  4. SHB 1016 - Designating facilities and infrastructure of water purveyors as essential public facilities under growth management planning requirements.
  5. SHB 1068 - Concerning the television reception improvement district excise tax.
  6. SHB 1093 - Regarding state agency lobbying activities.
  7. 2SHB 1158 - Concerning the annexation of property owned by the state for military purposes.
  8. HB 1269 - Allowing legal entities to cast votes in diking district elections.
  9. SHB 1298 - Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  10. ESHB 1401 - Addressing the timing of penalties under the growth management act.
  11. 2SHB 1416 - Concerning the financing of irrigation district improvements.
  12. HB 1474 - Giving general election voters the power to choose between the top two candidates for nonpartisan offices.
  13. SHB 1512 - Concerning fire suppression water facilities and services provided by municipal and other water purveyors.
  14. HB 1576 - Creating greater efficiency in the offices of county assessors by allowing notification via electronic means.
  15. ESHB 1652 - Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  16. ESHB 1717 - Incentivizing up-front environmental planning, review, and infrastructure construction actions.
  17. HB 1738 - Authorizing political subdivisions to purchase certain technology and services from the United States government.
  18. HB 1859 - Evaluating military training and experience toward meeting licensing requirements.
  19. HB 1860 - Continuing the use of the legislature's sunset review process.
  20. ESHB 1968 - Requiring the chief of the Washington state patrol to adopt licensing provisions for certain before and after-school programs in school buildings.

Other business.



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Health Care -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:  EHB 1044 - Concerning health plan coverage for the voluntary termination of a pregnancy.

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



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Human Services & Corrections -  04/01/13  10:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. Bills previously heard in committee.
  2. E2SHB 1114 - Addressing criminal incompetency and civil commitment.
  3. HB 1203 - Exempting personal information relating to children from public inspection and copying.
  4. ESHB 1204 - Concerning sibling visitation for children in foster care.
  5. SHB 1284 - Concerning the rights of parents who are incarcerated.
  6. SHB 1285 - Modifying provisions regarding the representation of children in dependency matters.
  7. E2SHB 1302 - Concerning extended foster care services.
  8. ESHB 1383 - Modifying stalking and harassment protection order provisions.
  9. E2SHB 1522 - Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  10. ESHB 1524 - Providing for juvenile mental health diversion and disposition strategies.
  11. SHB 1525 - Concerning access to original birth certificates after adoption.
  12. 2SHB 1566 - Concerning educational outcomes of youth in out-of-home care.
  13. ESHB 1774 - Requiring measurement of performance and performance-based contracting of the child welfare system.
  14. SHB 1821 - Concerning good cause exceptions during permanency hearings.

Other business.



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Law & Justice* -  04/01/13  1:30 pm

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

REVISED on 4/1/2013 at 10:05 AM

Public Hearing:  
  1. ESHB 1083 - Authorizing judges of tribal courts and administrative law judges to solemnize marriages. (Hearing is on the striking amendment).
  2. HB 1404 - Preventing alcohol poisoning deaths.
  3. SHB 1613 - Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  4. SHB 1580 - Allowing courts to assess additional costs to defendants if they are successful in setting aside a committed finding after failing to respond to an infraction or failing to appear for a hearing.
  5. HB 1227 - Regarding cost savings and efficiencies in mailing notices of possible license suspension for noncompliance with child support orders.
  6. SHB 1601 - Providing alternatives for penalties stemming from traffic infractions.

Executive Session:  
  1. HB 1266 - Modifying the mandatory retirement provision for district judges.
  2. ESHB 1341 - Creating a claim for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.
  3. HB 1533 - Clarifying notice of claims in health care actions.
  4. ESHB 1552 - Reducing scrap metal theft.
  5. SHB 1116 - Adopting the uniform collaborative law act.

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/LAW/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Possible executive session on bills heard in committee. Other business.



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Ways & Means* -  04/01/13  3:30 pm

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

MEETING CANCELLED.



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