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Legislative Action

Legislative action scheduled this week in Olympia includes:

Monday

10 a.m., Senate Hearing Room 1, John A. Cherberg Bldg., Senate Education Committee public hearing on SB 5603, allowing parents access to student records and prohibiting the release of such records without parental consent.

10 a.m., House Hearing Room E, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Government Reform and Land Use Committee, public hearing on HB 1625, confirming growth management hearings board members. Also being heard is HB 1816, changing the mandatory elements of comprehensive plans under the Growth Management Act.

1:30 p.m., Senate Hearing Room 1, John A. Cherberg Bldg., Senate Law and Justice Committee public hearing on SB 5288, creating additional judicial positions on the Spokane County Superior Court.

Tuesday

3:30 p.m., House Hearing Room C, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Finance Committee public hearing on HB 1327, reimbursing sellers for sales tax collection costs.

Wednesday

8 a.m., House Hearing Room E, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Government Reform and Land Use Committee public hearing on HB 1869, implementing the recommendations of the Land Use Study Commission.

1:30 p.m., House Hearing Room A, John L. O’ Brien Bldg., House Law and Justice Committee public hearing on HB 1406, making the death penalty applicable to criminals 16 years of age or older. Also being heard is HB 1522, providing for enhanced sentencing for criminal street gang activity.

3:30 p.m., House Hearing Room C, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Finance Committee public hearing on HB 1218, reducing business and occupation taxes.

Thursday

1:30 p.m., House Hearing Room D, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Trade and Economic Development Committee public hearing on a report on the Discovery Institute’s feasibility study on hosting the Olympic Games in Washington.

7 p.m., House Hearing Room A, John L. O’Brien Bldg., House Trade and Economic Development Committee public hearing on the community impact of building baseball and football stadiums in Seattle.

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