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Legislative Meeting Schedule | October

Tuesday, October 01, 2013
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8:00 PM Agriculture & Natural Resources (H) Burlington City Hall

 

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Wednesday, October 02, 2013
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1:00 PM Career Education Opportunities, Legislative Task Force (J) Senate Hearing Rm 1

 

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Thursday, October 03, 2013
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8:30 AM Judiciary (H) House Hearing Rm A
10:30 AM Early Learning & Human Services (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

 

Judiciary (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

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Monday, October 07, 2013
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9:00 AM Local Government (H) House Hearing Rm A
1:30 PM Finance (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

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Tuesday, October 08, 2013
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10:00 AM Energy, Environment & Telecommunications (S) Union Station

 

 

Transportation, Joint Committee (J) Vancouver City Hall
1:30 PM Law & Justice (S) Steilacoom Town Hall

 

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Wednesday, October 09, 2013
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TBA Transportation, Joint Committee (J) Tacoma City Hall
1:30 PM Workfirst Oversight, Legislative-Executive Task Force (J) House Hearing Rm B

 

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Thursday, October 10, 2013
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9:30 AM Appropriations (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

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Tuesday, October 15, 2013
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10:00 AM Health Care Oversight, Joint Select Committee (J) House Hearing Rm B

 

 

Pension Policy, Select Committee (J) Senate Hearing Rm 4
1:00 PM Pension Policy, Select Committee (J) Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
2:00 PM Prior Authorization Work Group (J) House Hearing Rm B

 

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013
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9:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services (H) House Hearing Rm C

 

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Friday, October 18, 2013
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1:00 PM JLARC, Tax Preferences Commission (J) Senate Hearing Rm 3

 

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013
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10:00 AM Environment (H) House Hearing Rm C

 

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Friday, October 25, 2013
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TBA Economic Development & International Relations, Legislative Committee (J) Victoria or Vancouver Canada
1:00 PM Labor & Workforce Development (H) Central Washington University

 

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Monday, October 28, 2013
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10:00 AM Capital Budget (H) House Hearing Rm A

 

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Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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10:00 AM Transportation, Joint Committee (J) Sen. Conf. Rms ABC
1:30 PM Natural Resources & Parks (S) Skagit County Courthouse

 

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Wednesday, October 30, 2013
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10:00 AM Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs (H) State Fair Park, Yakima, WA

 

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House Committees


Agriculture & Natural Resources*

 

10/1/13 8:00 pm

House Full Committee

 

Burlington City Hall

833 S. Spruce Street

Burlington, WA

 

REVISED 9/6/2013 1:52 PM

 

Work Session: Water resource management.

 

 

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Appropriations

 

10/10/13 9:30 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Mental health program update.
  2. Department of Corrections prison population impacts.
  3. LEAN management savings.

 

 

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Appropriations Subcommittee on Health & Human Services

 

10/16/13 9:00 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm C

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Behavioral Health Work Session:

  1. Implementation of recent behavioral health related legislation and budget initiatives.
  2. Identification of emerging behavioral health issues.

 

*Please note that this meeting is scheduled to end at 3:00 pm with a 1-hour break for lunch.

 

 

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Capital Budget

 

10/28/13 10:00 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: Financing specialized K-12 school facilities.

 

Round-table work session.

 

 

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Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs

 

10/30/13 10:00 am

House Full Committee

 

State Fair Park, Yakima, WA

 

Work Session: Farmworker housing issues.

 

Meeting is from 10:00 - 12:00.

 

 

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Early Learning & Human Services*

 

10/3/13 10:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Jt. w/ House Judiciary

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

REVISED 9/9/2013 3:00 PM

 

Work Session: Legal representation for minors in dependency proceedings.

 

This joint work session will be from 10:30 to 12:30

 

 

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Environment

 

10/23/13 10:00 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm C

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Update on program funding and priorities from the Model Toxics Control Act.
  2. Reducing public and environmental exposures to toxic hazards.

 

 

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Finance*

 

10/7/13 1:30 pm

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

REVISED 9/19/2013 12:53 PM

 

Work Session:

  1. Overview of Washington and other states' tax structures.
  2. Tale of the tape: How Washington's tax burden measures up with other states.
  3. Principles of a good tax system and how Washington stacks up.

 

 

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Judiciary

 

10/3/13 8:30 am

House Full Committee

 

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: Firearms-related background check processes.

 

 

Judiciary*

 

10/3/13 10:30 am

House Full Committee

 

Jt. w/ House Early Learning & Human Svs

House Hearing Rm A

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

REVISED 9/9/2013 3:00 PM

 

Work Session: Legal representation for minors in dependency proceedings.

 

This joint work session will be from 10:30 to 12:30

 

 

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Labor & Workforce Development

 

10/25/13 1:00 pm

House Full Committee

 

Central Washington University

1007 North Chestnut Street

Ellensburg, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Overview: Data on youth unemployment.
  2. Laws and rules for minor workers.
  3. Rule-making authority of the Department of Labor and Industries.
  4. Reasons for and solutions to youth unemployment.

 

Meeting time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

 

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Local Government

 

10/7/13 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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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*

 

10/8/13 10:00 am

Senate Full Committee

 

Union Station

401 S. Jackson Street

Seattle, WA

 

REVISED 9/12/2013 10:02 AM

 

Work Session: Creating jobs by making Washington the telecommunications magnet state.

 

Other business.

 

 

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Law & Justice

 

10/8/13 1:30 pm

Senate Full Committee

 

Steilacoom Town Hall

1717 Lafayette St.

Steilacoom, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Guardianships.
  2. Wrongful death.

 

Public Hearing: SGA 9155 - Paul A Pastor, Member, Sentencing Guidelines Commission.

 

Other business.

 

 

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Natural Resources & Parks

 

10/29/13 1:30 pm

Senate Full Committee

 

Skagit County Courthouse

1800 Continental Place

Mt. Vernon, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Department of Fish and Wildlife Hunter Education Request Legislation.
  2. Road Closures on State Natural Resource Lands.
  3. Update on North Cascades Elk Herd Management & Agricultural Damage Response.
  4. Public feedback and comments.

 

Other business.

 

 

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Joint, Select & Other Committees


Career Education Opportunities, Legislative Task Force

 

10/2/13 1:00 pm

Full Committee

 

Senate Hearing Rm 1

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda:

  1. Overview of Task Force Proviso.
  2. Task Force Governance.
  3. Review of background materials.
  4. Secondary Career and Technical Education (CTE) Overview.
    1. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
    2. School district/skill center panel.
    3. Discussion.
  5. CTE Course Equivalency.
    1. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
    2. School district/skill center panels.
    3. Discussion.
  6. Discussion: Future meetings and work plan.

 

 

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Economic Development & International Relations, Legislative Committee

 

10/25/13 Time TBA

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7786

Victoria or Vancouver Canada

 

Agenda: Facing Global Challenges with Regional Solutions: Exploring how states and provinces can work together to address common issues by creating

innovative shared opportunities.

 

 

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Health Care Oversight, Joint Select Committee

 

10/15/13 10:00 am

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7407

House Hearing Rm B

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session:

  1. Introductions.
  2. Update on the Washington Healthplanfinder open enrollment process.
  3. Update on the Medicaid expansion in Washington.

 

Meeting time is 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

 

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Legislative Audit & Review Committee, Joint

 

10/18/13 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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Pension Policy, Select Committee

 

10/15/13 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

 

10/15/13 1:00 pm

Executive Committee

 

(360) 786-6142

Sen. Conf. Rms ABC

J.A. Cherberg Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

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Prior Authorization Work Group

 

10/15/13 2:00 pm

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7407

House Hearing Rm B

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Work Session: Group discussion on work group recommendations.

 

Meeting time is 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

 

 

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Transportation, Joint Committee

 

10/8/13 10:00 am

Columbia River Crossing Oversight Subcommittee

 

(360) 786-7329

Vancouver City Hall

Council Chambers, 2nd Rlr, 415 W. 6th Street

Vancouver, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

Transportation, Joint Committee

 

10/9/13 Time TBA

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7329

Tacoma City Hall

Tacoma Municipal Building, 1st Flr, 747 Market ST.

Tacoma, WA

 

Agenda: To be announced.

 

 

Transportation, Joint Committee

 

10/29/13 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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Workfirst Oversight, Legislative-Executive Task Force

 

10/9/13 1:30 pm

Full Committee

 

(360) 786-7131

House Hearing Rm B

John L. O'Brien Building

Olympia, WA

 

Agenda:

  1. WorkFirst Budget: Update.
  2. TANF Redesign: Update.
  3. WorkFirst Participation: Participation rate.
  4. TANF Waiver: Update.
  5. Next Steps.

 

*Meeting concludes at 3:30 p.m.

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