Agenda for May 13 to May 19, 2013

Senate Committees

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development Energy, Environment & Telecommunications
Governmental Operations Law & Justice

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development -  05/14/13  10:00 am

Full Committee
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session:  Discussion of broadband access in rural areas of Washington State - Roundtable meeting with a delegation from the Parliament of Victoria, Australia; United States Department of Agriculture; and state agency representatives.

Other business.

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications* -  05/14/13  8:00 am

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

REVISED on 5/13/2013 at 2:27 PM

Work Session:  Agency briefings on the status of current rulemakings:
  1. Department of Ecology and categorical exemptions to the State Environmental Policy Act under 2ESSB 6406 (2012).
  2. Utilities and Transportation Commission and electric-generator interconnections.


Other business.

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Governmental Operations -  05/15/13  10:00 am

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

Work Session:  
  1. Recall campaigns and elections.
  2. Redevelopment of Point Wells.

Other business.

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Law & Justice -  05/14/13  9:00 am

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

Executive Session:  
  1. SB 5912 - Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.
  2. SB 5915 - Funding and requiring the use of distributions from the additional tax on beer and strong beer for improving impaired driving safety and enforcement.
  3. SB 5917 - Funding improved impaired driving safety and enforcement.

Possible work session. Other business.

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Joint, Select & Other Committees

Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint

Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint* -  05/17/13  1:00 pm

Citizens Tax Preference Commission
(360) 786-5288
Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED on 5/15/2013 at 3:18 PM

Agenda:  
  1. *Approval of October 29, 2012, Meeting Minutes.
  2. Staff Reports:
    1. Legislative Session Update.
    2. Other.
  3. 2013 Reviews: 2013 Expedited Tax Preferences.
  4. 2013 Reviews: Evaluation Questions Answered in 2013 JLARC Reviews.
  5. 2014 Reviews: Discussion of 2014 List of Reviews, 2014 Preview, and 10-Year Tax Preference Review Schedule.
  6. *2014 Reviews: Preliminary Approval of 2014 Tax Preference Review Schedule.

*Action Item. (General public comment period immediately following regular Commission business.)



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