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Legislative Meeting Schedule | September

Thursday, September 05, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
12:00 PM Legislative Ethics Board (J) Senate Rules Room

 

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Monday, September 09, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
9:00 AM Local Government (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

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Tuesday, September 10, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
9:30 AM Appropriations (H) House Hearing Rm A
11:00 AM Government Accountability & Oversight (H) House Hearing Rm E

 

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
10:00 AM Transportation, Joint Committee (J) Union Station
1:00 PM Prior Authorization Work Group (J) Senate Hearing Rm 4
1:30 PM Law & Justice (S) Market Place Tower

 

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Friday, September 13, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
9:00 AM Economic Development & International Relations, Legislative Committee (J) Everett Community College, Jackson Conference Center

 

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Monday, September 16, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
9:30 AM Early Learning & Human Services (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

 

Judiciary (H) House Hearing Rm A
11:30 AM Higher Education Committee, Joint (J) Senate Hearing Rm 4
7:00 PM Energy, Environment & Telecommunications (S) Richland Public Library

 

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Tuesday, September 17, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
10:00 AM Pension Policy, Select Committee (J) Senate Hearing Rm 4
1:00 PM Pension Policy, Select Committee (J) Senate Hearing Rm 3
2:30 PM Veterans' & Military Affairs, Joint Committee (J) House Hearing Rm B

 

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Wednesday, September 18, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
10:00 AM Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint (J) House Hearing Rm C
1:00 PM Higher Education (H) Walla Walla Community College

 

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Thursday, September 19, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
8:00 AM Higher Education (H) Richland Health Sciences Center, Columbia Basin College

 

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Friday, September 20, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
8:30 AM Higher Education (H) Yakima Valley Community College (Main Campus)
1:00 PM JLARC, Tax Preferences Commission (J) Senate Hearing Rm 3

 

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Monday, September 23, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
TBA Energy, Environment & Telecommunications (S) Senate Hearing Rm 4

 

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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10:30 AM Aging and Disability, Joint Legislative Executive Committee (J) Senate Hearing Rm 4

 

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Friday, September 27, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
9:30 AM Public Safety (H) Criminal Justice Training Commission

 

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Monday, September 30, 2013
TimeCommitteeLocation
10:00 AM Transportation, Joint Committee (J) Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

 

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House Committees


Appropriations

 

9/10/13 9:30 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Overview of early learning and child care funding and programs in Washington State.
  2. Overview of approaches to integrate early learning and child care funding and programs.
    1. Scope of approaches.
    2. Barriers to integration.
    3. Examples from other states.

 

 

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Early Learning & Human Services

 

9/16/13 9:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Jt. w/ House Judiciary

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: Legal representation for minors in dependency proceedings.

 

This joint work session will be from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

 

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Government Accountability & Oversight

 

9/10/13 11:00 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm E

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:
  1. Update on Liquor Control Board's implementation of I-502 rules.
  2. Overview of Liquor Control Board's process to develop recommendations on the

    interaction of recreational marijuana and medical marijuana laws.

  3. Update on issues related to loss prevention efforts.

 

 

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Higher Education

 

9/18/13 1:00 pm

House Full Committee

 

Walla Walla Community College

Walla Walla, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Regional and state needs for higher education.
  2. Student retention and completion in higher education.

 

Meeting time: 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

 

Higher Education

 

9/19/13 8:00 am

House Full Committee

 

Richland Health Sciences Center, Columbia Basin College

Richland, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. College readiness, alignment between K-12 and higher education, and common core standards.
  2. The higher education needs of the health care industry.

 

Meeting time: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

 

 

Higher Education

 

9/20/13 8:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Yakima Valley Community College (Main Campus)

Yakima, WA

 

Work Session: Serving under-represented students in higher education.

 

Meeting Time: 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

 

 

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Judiciary

 

9/16/13 9:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Jt. w/ House Early Learning & Human Svs

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: Legal representation for minors in dependency proceedings.

 

This joint work session will be from 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

 

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Local Government

 

9/9/13 9:00 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: The Growth Management Act: A consideration of review options.

 

Meeting is from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

 

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Public Safety

 

9/27/13 9:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Criminal Justice Training Commission

19010 1st Avenue S, Rm C-206

Burien, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Overview of general law enforcement authority officers vs. limited authority officers.
  2. Overview of the Basic Law Enforcement Academy.
  3. Discussion of the Department of Natural Resources.
  4. Discussion of the State Parks and Recreation Commission.
  5. Discussion of the Liquor Control Board.
  6. Reserve officers vs. full-time general law enforcement officers.
  7. Expanding limited commissioned law enforcement powers.

 

 

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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

 

 

 


Energy, Environment & Telecommunications

 

9/16/13 7:00 pm

Senate Full Committee

 

Richland Public Library

955 Northgate Drive

Richland, Wa

 

Work Session/Public Hearing: Addressing the unintended consequences of I-937.

 

Other business.

 

 

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications

 

9/23/13 Time TBA

Senate Full Committee

 

Senate Hearing Rm 4

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: To be announced.

 

Other business.

 

 

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Law & Justice*

 

9/11/13 1:30 pm

Senate Full Committee

 

Market Place Tower

2025 First Ave.

Seattle, WA

 

REVISED 8/30/2013 8:09 AM

 

Work Session:

  1. Physician orders for life-sustaining treatment (HB 1000).
  2. Electronic signatures.
  3. Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

 

Public Hearing:

  1. SGA 9096 - Janice E Ellis, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  2. SGA 9173 - Catherine Shaffer, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
  3. SGA 9153 - Lenell Nussbaum, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.

 

Other business.

 

 

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Joint, Select & Other Committees


Aging and Disability, Joint Legislative Executive Committee

 

9/25/13 10:30 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7392

Senate Hearing Rm 4

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda:
  1. Introductions, overview of the Committee, and selection of chairs.
  2. Aging 101: Information regarding state services for the aging population, including funding and demographic data.
  3. Progress of Department of Social and Health Services and Health Care Authority

    initiatives to inventory long-term care resources and demographic data.

  4. Overview of the upcoming Governor's Aging Summit.
  5. Public testimony.

 

 

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Economic Development & International Relations, Legislative Committee

 

9/13/13 9:00 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7786

Everett Community College, Jackson Conference Center

Senator Room, 2000 Tower St.

Everett, WA

 

Agenda: EB-5 The Federal Government's Immigrant Investor Program in Washington State.

 

 

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Higher Education Committee, Joint

 

9/16/13 11:30 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7407

Senate Hearing Rm 4

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda:

  1. Review legislative charge of the Joint Higher Education Committee.
  2. Elect committee co-chairs.
  3. Adopt committee procedures.
  4. Overview of Washington Student Achievement Council's 10-year road map development process and draft.
  5. Committee discussion.

 

Meeting time is 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

 

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Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint

 

9/18/13 10:00 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-5288

House Hearing Rm C

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint

 

9/20/13 1:00 pm

Tax Preferences Commission

 

(360) 786-5288

Senate Hearing Rm 3

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

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Legislative Ethics Board

 

9/5/13 12:00 pm

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7540

Senate Rules Room

Legislative Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda:

  1. Public Meeting: Agenda to be announced.
  2. Executive Session: Discussion -- Investigatory stage of pending complaints.

 

 

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Pension Policy, Select Committee

 

9/17/13 10:00 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-6142

Senate Hearing Rm 4

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

Pension Policy, Select Committee

 

9/17/13 1:00 pm

Executive Committee

 

(360) 786-6142

Senate Hearing Rm 3

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

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Prior Authorization Work Group

 

9/11/13 1:00 pm

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7407

Senate Hearing Rm 4

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Introductions.
  2. Current efforts relating to prior authorization.
  3. Perspective of health care professionals.
  4. Group discussion on prior authorization issues.
  5. Next steps.

 

Meeting time is 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

 

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Transportation, Joint Committee

 

9/11/13 10:00 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7329

Union Station

Ruth Fisher Boardroom, 401 S Jackson St.

Seattle, WA

 

Agenda:
  1. Introductions and Welcome.
  2. Puget Sound Transit Agencies -- Three Puget Sound Transit agencies will discuss their current and future operations, given their service needs, potential service cuts, and their revenue outlook:
    1. Sound Transit - Joni Earl, CEO, Sound Transit.
    2. King County Metro - Kevin Desmond, General Manager, King County Metro Transit.
    3. Pierce Transit.
  3. Update on 2012 Aviation Search and Rescue Study -- In 2012, the JTC evaluated the state's Aviation Search and Rescue (SAR) program, which is housed at WSDOT. This work session will provide an update on the SAR program, and efforts to-date to improve communication and coordination within the SAR community, expand training opportunities, and improve pilot safety.
  4. Puget Sound's Deep Water Ports --- This work session will focus on the Puget Sound's deep water ports, their importance to the statewide economy, and other related public and private investments that support and

    contribute to a broader economic benefit.

  5. WSDOT mega project updates:
    1. SR 520.
    2. SR 99 tunnel.
  6. Adjourn.
  7. TOUR of SR 99 tunnel project (conclude by 4 PM).

 

Please note: Topics, actions, and times are subject to change.

 

 

Transportation, Joint Committee

 

9/30/13 10:00 am

Cost Efficiencies Study Advisory Panel Meeting

 

(360) 786-7329

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

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Veterans' & Military Affairs, Joint Committee

 

9/17/13 2:30 pm

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7258

House Hearing Rm B

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: Overview of veteran and military issues and interim planning.

 

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