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WA Lege Day 32: Initiatives, GMO food, college tuition — and a massage

OLYMPIA — Time is running out for “policy” bills — the ones that don't affect the budget — so today's hearing schedule is extremely full.

Interested in changes to the initiative system, or genetically modified food, or changing the college tuition foreign students pay, or requiring drug tests for welfare recipients, or alterntaive energy? There's a hearing for that, and dozens of other things.

Plus, it's Massage Day at the Capitol, when licensed massage therapists are offering free massages at chairs set up outside the House and Senate chambers doors.

The hearing list, with the bills on tap, and the links to information on each bill, can  be found inside the blog.


Legislative Meeting Schedule

 

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Time

Committee

Location

 

8:00 AM

Trade & Economic Development (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 3

 
 

Early Learning & Human Services (H)

House Hearing Rm C

 
 

Education (H)

House Hearing Rm A

 
 

Health Care & Wellness (H)

House Hearing Rm B

 
 

Local Government (H)

House Hearing Rm D

 

9:00 AM

Government Accountability & Oversight (H)

House Hearing Rm E

 

10:00 AM

Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 4

 
 

Governmental Operations (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 2

 
 

Health Care (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 3

 
 

Human Services & Corrections (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 1

 
 

Business & Financial Services (H)

House Hearing Rm B

 
 

Environment (H)

House Hearing Rm C

 
 

Government Operations & Elections (H)

House Hearing Rm E

 
 

Higher Education (H)

House Hearing Rm A

 
 

Public Safety (H)

House Hearing Rm D

 

12:00 PM

PRO FORMA SENATE SESSION

   

1:30 PM

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 4

 
 

Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 2

 
 

Higher Education (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 3

 
 

Natural Resources & Parks (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 1

 
 

Agriculture & Natural Resources (H)

House Hearing Rm B

 
 

Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs (H)

House Hearing Rm E

 
 

Judiciary (H)

House Hearing Rm A

 
 

Labor & Workforce Development (H)

House Hearing Rm D

 
 

Technology & Economic Development (H)

House Hearing Rm C

 

3:30 PM

Transportation (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 1

 
 

Ways & Means (S)

Senate Hearing Rm 4

 
 

Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government (H)

House Hearing Rm D

 
 

Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services (H)

House Hearing Rm C

 
 

Appropriations Subcommittee on Education (H)

House Hearing Rm A

 
 

Transportation (H)

House Hearing Rm B

 


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House Committees


Agriculture & Natural Resources*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 10:31 AM

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1350- Providing options for local communities to balance growth of the community with water resource goals.
  2. HB 1375- Concerning consolidating a new exempt withdrawal of groundwater into an existing public water system.
  3. HB 1438- Concerning de facto changes in water rights for irrigation purposes that involved conversion to more efficient irrigation technologies.
  4. HB 1548- Concerning efficiencies in the department of ecology processing of water right change applications that move the point of withdrawal reducing the potential for surface water body impacts.
  5. HB 1549- Concerning efficiencies in the department of ecology processing of water right change applications to permit the consolidation of the annual quantities of those water rights held by the applicant.
  6. HB 1156- Consolidating designated forest lands and open space timber lands for ease of administration.
  7. HB 1229- Creating the companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program.
  8. HB 1243- Modifying expiration dates affecting the department of natural resources' timber sale program.
  9. HB 1244- Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  10. HB 1245- Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.

 

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Appropriations Subcommittee on Education*
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 12:10 PM

Work Session: Counselors in schools.

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1173- Regarding the financial education public-private partnership.
  2. HB 1812- Extending the time frame for making expenditures under the urban school turnaround initiative.

 

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Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government*
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/8/2013 5:43 PM

Work Session:

  1. Secretary of State - Agency overview and summary of the Governor's budget proposal.
  2. Washington State Historical Society - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  3. Eastern Washington Historical Society - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  4. Washington State Arts Commission - Agency overview, summary of the Governor's budget proposal, and update on the agency's ability to leverage non-state dollars.
  5. Department of Archeology and Historic Preservation - Agency overview and summary of the Governor's budget proposal.


Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1613- Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.
  2. HB 1618- Concerning the building code council account.


Possible Executive Session: HB 1613- Establishing the criminal justice training commission firing range maintenance account.

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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services*
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 10:28 AM

Public Hearing: HB 1534- Increasing the impaired dentist program license or renewal surcharge.

Executive Session: HB 1343- Removing the expiration for the additional surcharge imposed on registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.

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Business & Financial Services*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/8/2013 4:43 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1750- Establishing special license endorsements for cigar lounges and retail tobacconist shops.
  2. HB 1779- Concerning esthetics.


Executive Session:

  1. HB 1572- Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.
  2. HB 1638- Addressing insurance, generally.
  3. HB 1340- Addressing debt management services.
  4. HB 1740- Concerning fingerprint-based background checks for state-registered appraiser trainee applicants and existing credential holders.
  5. HB 1751- Providing for equal tax treatment of investment securities for in-state and out-of-state banks.

 

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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 3:00 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1530- Promoting a balanced financing system for state parks programs and services in order to facilitate resource stewardship, interpretative activities, cultural events, and works of art in state parks.
  2. HB 1563- Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  3. HB 1590- Establishing a training program for managers of manufactured housing communities.
  4. HB 1617- Concerning the administrative costs for the allocation, management, and oversight of housing trust fund investments.


Executive Session:

  1. HB 1495- Concerning access of tribal members to state land.
  2. HB 1496- Concerning hunting-related enforcement actions involving tribal members.

 

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Early Learning & Human Services
2/14/13 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1527- Concerning residential habilitation center residents' transition to the community.
  2. HB 1546- Concerning people with disabilities who receive no paid services from the department of social and health services' division of developmental disabilities.

 

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Education*
2/14/13 8:00 am

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 12:21 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1423- Providing for a single set of laws and procedures governing online learning.
  2. HB 1431- Regarding alternative learning experience courses.
  3. HB 1765- Authorizing the suspension or revocation of certificates or permits to teach based on the fraudulent submission of tests for educators.


Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1248- Supporting music education for young children in public schools.
  2. HB 1252- Establishing the Washington K-12 online professional development project.
  3. HB 1304- Authorizing approval of online school programs in private schools.
  4. HB 1283- Changing compulsory school attendance requirements for children six and seven years of age.
  5. HB 1397- Adding a requirement to sexual health education to include elements of and consequences for conviction of sexual offenses where the victim is a minor.
  6. HB 1293- Requiring school districts to disclose information about required assessments.
  7. HB 1336- Increasing the capacity of school districts to recognize and respond to troubled youth.
  8. HB 1369- Using school days for meeting with parents and families as part of the Washington inventory of developing skills.
  9. HB 1472- Providing initiatives to improve and expand access to computer science education.
  10. HB 1177- Modifying the education accountability system to allow state criteria, resources, and strategies to be used for assistance and intervention.
  11. HB 1560- Implementing selected recommendations from the 2011 and 2013 reports of the quality education council.
  12. HB 1178- Authorizing alternative assessments of basic skills for teacher certification.
  13. HB 1452- Establishing accountability for student performance in third grade.

 

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Environment*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 4:26 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1046- Concerning uncontested rate modifications for utilities and transportation commission regulated water companies.
  2. HB 1309- Directing state investments of existing litter tax revenues under chapter 82.19 RCW in material waste management efforts without increasing the tax rate.
  3. HB 1434- Regarding the inclusion of community involvement in environmental decision making.


Possible Executive Session: HB 1294- Concerning flame retardants.

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Government Accountability & Oversight*
2/14/13 9:00 am

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 2:37 PM

Work Session: Washington State Lottery Commission.

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1295- Modifying the powers and duties of the gambling commission.
  2. HB 1381- Regarding administrative adjudicatory proceedings coming before the department of health.
  3. HB 1459- Authorizing students under the age of twenty-one to taste wine in viticulture and enology programs.
  4. HB 1422- Changing the criteria for the beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores.

 

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Government Operations & Elections*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 9:14 AM

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1298- Implementing the recommendations of the sunshine committee.
  2. HB 1359- Regarding the state archivist.
  3. HB 1377- Modifying time frames applicable to certain public disclosure commission requirements.
  4. HB 1378- Aggregating the cost of related ballot measure advertisements for purposes of top five sponsor identification requirements.
  5. HB 1393- Providing information to assist in unemployment insurance overpayment recovery.


Public Hearing: HB 1321- Establishing food and beverage provision and service policies.

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Health Care & Wellness*
2/14/13 8:00 am

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

REVISED 2/7/2013 10:11 AM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1448- Regarding telemedicine.
  2. HB 1471- Updating and aligning with federal requirements hospital health care-associated infection rate reporting.
  3. HB 1519- Establishing accountability measures for service coordination organizations.
  4. HB 1522- Improving behavioral health services provided to adults in Washington state.
  5. HB 1609- Renaming the board of pharmacy.
  6. HB 1679- Regarding the disclosure of health care information.
  7. HB 1776- Addressing wellness programs offered by a health carrier.

 

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Higher Education*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 11:27 AM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1626- Aligning the higher education financial aid process with in-state tuition requirements.
  2. HB 1725- Creating the tuition support fund program.


Executive Session:

  1. HB 1536- Changing requirements for membership on community and technical college boards of trustees.
  2. HB 1624- Restricting tuition increases for resident undergraduate students at four-year institutions of higher education.

 

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Judiciary
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1607- Providing alternative means of service in forcible entry and forcible and unlawful detainer actions.
  2. HB 1647- Requiring landlords to maintain and safeguard keys to leased premises.
  3. HB 1520- Creating procedures for disposing property in the leased premises of a deceased tenant.
  4. HB 1529- Concerning the disclosure of certain information when screening tenants.
  5. HB 1497- Concerning the use of nonconviction records for employment and housing opportunities.
  6. HB 1435- Clarifying agency relationships in reconveyances of deeds of trust.

 

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Labor & Workforce Development*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 12:59 PM

Public Hearing: HB 1804- Addressing supplemental bargaining under the personnel system reform act.

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1254- Addressing prevailing wage filings.
  2. HB 1467- Addressing the collection of unpaid wages.
  3. HB 1490- Applying the public employees' collective bargaining act to department of corrections employees.
  4. HB 1535- Concerning the reduction in force of tenured or probationary community college faculty members.
  5. HB 1540- Granting binding interest arbitration rights to certain uniformed personnel.
  6. HB 1659- Clarifying the employment status of independent contractors in the news business.
  7. HB 1684- Defining suitable work to include a minimum age requirement.

 

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Local Government
2/14/13 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1606- Concerning carbon monoxide alarms.
  2. HB 1652- Establishing a process for the payment of impact fees through provisions stipulated in recorded covenants.
  3. HB 1654- Establishing a regional fire protection service authority within the boundaries of a single city.


Possible Executive Session: Bills previously heard in committee.

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Public Safety*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/8/2013 5:26 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1125- Concerning registered sex offenders in adult family homes.
  2. HB 1171- Prohibiting the release of defendants charged with a sex or violent offense without the payment of bail pending trial.


Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1338- Concerning juveniles sentenced to long terms of incarceration.
  2. HB 1352- Addressing the statute of limitations for sexual abuse against a child.
  3. HB 1552- Reducing scrap metal theft.
  4. HB 1482- Modifying provisions that address impaired driving.
  5. HB 1108- Modifying the definition of rape in the third degree and indecent liberties.
  6. HB 1291- Concerning services for victims of the sex trade.
  7. HB 1292- Vacating prostitution convictions.

 

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Technology & Economic Development*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 2:55 PM

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1301- Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives.
  2. HB 1306- Extending the expiration dates of the local infrastructure financing tool program.
  3. HB 1403- Promoting economic development by providing information to businesses.
  4. HB 1443- Providing for property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial/manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas.

 

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Transportation*
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/11/2013 2:23 PM

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1007- Concerning the covering of loads on public highways.
  2. HB 1070- Addressing employer notification upon commercial driver's license suspension.
  3. HB 1129- Concerning ferry vessel replacement.
  4. HB 1233- Including health in the state transportation system policy goals.
  5. HB 1238- Allowing motorcycles to stop and proceed through traffic control signals under certain conditions.
  6. HB 1288- Concerning the construction of a state boundary bridge.
  7. HB 1420- Concerning public contracts for transportation improvement projects.
  8. HB 1447- Modifying the boundaries of certain heavy haul corridors.
  9. HB 1483- Concerning public and private airport parking facilities.
  10. HB 1577- Concerning the furnishment of vehicle owner lists to manufacturers of motor vehicles.
  11. HB 1592- Concerning the enforcement of speeding violations on certain private roads.
  12. HB 1644- Concerning transportation planning objectives and performance measures for local and regional agencies.

 

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Senate Committees

The schedule is subject to the addition of more committee agendas. Please check our website, http://www.leg.wa.gov/legislature/pages/calendar.aspx


Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development*
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/7/2013 2:23 PM

Public Hearing: SI 522- Genetically engineered foods.

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

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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 2:20 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5709- Concerning a pilot program to demonstrate the feasibility of using densified biomass to heat public schools.
  2. SB 5424- Concerning paint stewardship.


Work Session:

  1. Western Washington University's role in growing the energy economy of Washington State.
  2. Forest biomass.


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

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Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 11:45 AM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5527- Concerning debt adjusting services.
  2. SB 5029- Creating the Washington investment trust.
  3. SB 5210- Regulating mortgage brokers. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)
  4. SB 5598- Concerning the disposition of surplus property for the development of affordable housing.
  5. SB 5338- Addressing nonprofit debt adjusters.


Executive Session:

  1. SB 5471- Addressing insurance, generally.
  2. SB 5489- Adopting the insurer state of entry model act.
  3. SB 5209- Addressing licensing and enforcement provisions applicable to money transmitters.
  4. SB 5558- Creating loan-making authority for down payment assistance for single-family homeownership.


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

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Governmental Operations
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. SI 517- Initiative and referendum.
  2. SB 5499- Changing the time for filing initiative measures.
  3. SB 5676- Protecting personal voter signatures.
  4. SB 5505- Encouraging valid voter signatures on petitions count and timely validation of signatures.
  5. SB 5500- Providing a replacement ballot by telephone, mail, or in person to a voter who is not a voter that is overseas or in the military.
  6. SJM 8004- Requesting Congress and the Postmaster General to establish a special accommodation for official election mail.
  7. SB 5503- Concerning payment of delinquent property taxes.


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

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Health Care *
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

REVISED 2/7/2013 2:34 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5434- Addressing the filing and public disclosure of health care provider compensation.
  2. SB 5265- Regarding transparency in patient billing.
  3. SB 5492- Requiring transparency for patients regarding training and qualifications of health care professionals.
  4. SB 5530- Requiring physicians and physician assistants to provide requested demographic information at the time of license renewal.
  5. SB 5537- Improving the quality and value of health care with greater transparency of price and quality data.
  6. SB 5538- Addressing transparency, accountability, and affordability in the provision of essential health care services.


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

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Higher Education*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/13/2013 2:13 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5544- Requiring an online higher education transfer and student advising system.
  2. SB 5624- Aligning high-demand secondary STEM or career and technical education programs with applied baccalaureate programs.
  3. SB 5615- Concerning the health professional loan repayment and scholarship program.
  4. Creating a tuition surcharge on tuition charged to international students to be deposited in the Washington advanced college tuition payment program account [S-0713.1].


Executive Session:

  1. SB 5180- Improving access to higher education for students with disabilities.
  2. SB 5195- Allowing nonprofit institutions recognized by the state of Washington to be eligible to participate in the state need grant program.
  3. SB 5736- Concerning higher education operating efficiencies.
  4. SB 5646- Concerning high school equivalency certificates.


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/HIE/Pages/default.aspx, as soon as they are available. Other business.

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Human Services & Corrections
2/14/13 10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5571- Increasing public awareness of mental illness and its consequences.
  2. SB 5577- Protecting public employees who act ethically and legally.
  3. SB 5578- Exempting certain family day care providers who have been operating for at least five years from any requirement to have a high school diploma or equivalent education.
  4. SB 5585- Requiring drug testing for recipients of benefits under the temporary assistance for needy families program.
  5. SB 5617- Concerning service of petitions for release by persons committed as criminally insane.


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

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Natural Resources & Parks*
2/14/13 1:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/7/2013 9:02 AM

Work Session:

  1. University of Washington Institute of Forest Resources.
  2. Derelict vessel update.


Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5634- Clarifying the department of natural resources' authority to enter into cooperative agreements.
  2. SB 5596- Regarding certain lake management activities on lands owned by the state of Washington.
  3. SB 5663- Regarding derelict and abandoned vessels in state waters.


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

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Trade & Economic Development
2/14/13 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5262- Concerning the lodging tax.
  2. SB 5325- Concerning the definition of a rural county for public facilities' sales and use tax purposes.
  3. SB 5334- Concerning public facilities' grants and loans.
  4. SB 5429- Increasing accountability for the tax preferences for manufacturing machinery and equipment by requiring a net benefit to the state and deferring sales and use tax.
  5. SB 5468- Modifying the definition of tourist for the purposes of the lodging tax.
  6. SB 5529- Creating a sales tax holiday for back-to-school clothing and supplies.
  7. SB 5533- Fostering economic development through revitalization of abandoned and vacant properties. (Hearing is on the Proposed Substitute.)


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

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Transportation
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

Work Session: Columbia River Crossing project update.

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5088- Concerning the equal distribution of votes within certain taxing districts.
  2. SB 5502- Requiring Columbia river crossing project tolling agreements to contain certain provisions.


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

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Ways & Means*
2/14/13 3:30 pm

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

REVISED 2/8/2013 1:53 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5166- Concerning fiscal reform.
  2. SB 5248- Creating a tax on plastic shopping bags.
  3. SB 5039- Increasing revenues dedicated to basic education purposes.
  4. SB 5042- Narrowing the business and occupation tax deduction for investment and related income.
  5. SB 5041- Implementing recommendations related to the tax preference review process conducted by the joint legislative audit and review committee and the citizen commission for performance measurement of tax preferences.
  6. SB 5043- Narrowing the property tax exemption for intangibles.


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

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