Legislative action scheduled for this week includes:
3:15 p.m. House Hearing Rm. A, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Appropriations Committee public hearing on HB-1027, redirecting school administrative resources to the classroom, and HB-1036, requiring a performance audit of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
1:30 p.m. House Hearing Rm. E, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Children and Family Services Committee public hearing on HB1171, prohibiting adoption, foster care and placement care of minor children by homosexuals.
1:30 p.m. House Hearing Rm. A, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Law and Justice Committee public hearing on HB-1711, allowing couples to enter into a marriage contract which allows divorce only under certain circumstances, such as adultery or abuse.
8 a.m. Senate Hearing Rm. 1, J.A. Cherberg Bldg., public hearing on several regulatory reform bills, restricting the ability of agencies to make rules and encouraging voluntary compliance for some rules.
1:30 p.m. Senate Hearing Rm. 1, J.A. Cherberg Bldg., public hearing on SB-5751, prohibiting the purchase or consumption of liquor at bars by persons apparently under the influence of liquor.
10:30 a.m. 601 McPhee Rd. SW, Educational Service Dist. 113, Olympia, House Education Committee public hearing on HB-1169, restricting students from leaving school grounds, and HB-1244, requiring a one-year expulsion for students carrying a firearm on school grounds. The hearing will include testimony from students around the state via interactive television.