House Hot Sheet: Week 4

  • Note that this is not a complete list of committees or agendas. All times and agendas are subject to change. Please check House committee schedules for updated information.

House Committees

Appropriations
2/1/17 3:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. Briefing on funding for mental health and substance abuse programs in the Department of Social and Health Services.
  2. Briefing on state employee compensation and health benefits.

Appropriations
2/2/17 3:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. SHB 1099 – Addressing local governments’ unofficial moratoria on state-licensed marijuana retail outlets.

Commerce & Gaming
1/30/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1152 – Concerning licensing agreements and consulting contracts for licensed marijuana businesses.
  2. HB 1461 – Creating a voluntary marijuana production standard and certification program.
  3. HB 1462 – Adding authority to the department of agriculture to regulate sanitary processing of marijuana-infused edibles.
  4. HB 1487 – Authorizing marijuana retailers to sell marijuana merchandise.

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1039 – Allowing sales of growlers of wine.
  2. HB 1250 – Authorizing retail marijuana outlets to give a free lockable drug box to adults age twenty-one years and over and to qualifying patients age eighteen years and over subject to restrictions.

Commerce & Gaming
1/31/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1416 – Increasing the penalty for use of marijuana in public places.

Commerce & Gaming
2/2/17 9:00 am
House Hearing Rm C

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1152 – Concerning licensing agreements and consulting contracts for licensed marijuana businesses.
  2. HB 1461 – Creating a voluntary marijuana production standard and certification program.
  3. HB 1462 – Adding authority to the department of agriculture to regulate sanitary processing of marijuana-infused edibles.
  4. HB 1487 – Authorizing marijuana retailers to sell marijuana merchandise.
  5. HB 1126 – Establishing a deadline for the use and implementation of a marijuana retail license by a licensee.
  6. HB 1416 – Increasing the penalty for use of marijuana in public places.

Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
2/2/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm E

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1369 – Defining veteran for the purpose of receiving certain benefits.
  2. HB 1534 – Clarifying the powers, duties, and functions of the department of veterans affairs.
  3. HB 1571 – Creating a community care and supportive services program for veteran

Education
1/30/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1246 – Concerning school bus safety.
  2. HB 1279 – Concerning school safety drills.
  3. HB 1284 – Requiring creation of a statewide school emergency panic button program.
  4. HB 1310 – Creating a program to provide students and the community with the means to report anonymously concerning unsafe or violent activities, or the threat of these activities.

Education
2/2/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1377 – Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services.
  2. HB 1508 – Promoting student health and readiness through meal and nutrition programs.

Health Care & Wellness
1/31/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1546 – Concerning the addition of services for long-term placement of mental health patients in community hospitals that voluntarily contract and are certified by the department of social and health services.
  2. HB 1547 – Exempting certain hospitals from certificate of need requirements for the addition of psychiatric beds until June 2019.

Health Care & Wellness
2/1/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1234 – Addressing private health plan coverage of contraceptives.
  2. HB 1339 – Providing for restrictions on prescriptions for opioid drugs.
  3. HB 1541 – Addressing prescription drug cost transparency.

Higher Education
1/31/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1333 – Requiring establishment of a systemwide credit policy regarding AP exams.
  2. HB 1363 – Updating workforce investment act references and making no substantive changes.
  3. HCR 4402 – Approving the 2016 state comprehensive plan for workforce training and education.
  4. HB 1375 – Providing students at community and technical colleges with the costs of required course materials.
  5. HB 1561 – Concerning open educational resources.
  6. HB 1404 – Conducting a workforce study of employment opportunities in the agriculture, environment, and natural resources economic sectors intended to provide educators with the information needed for informing students about employment opportunities in the studied fields.

Higher Education
2/1/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1440 – Establishing a student loan bill of rights.
  2. HB 1425 – Creating the Washington next generation educational savings account pilot program.

Judiciary
1/31/17 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1483 – Concerning the disposition of forfeited firearms by the Washington state patrol.

Judiciary
2/2/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1122 – Protecting public safety through responsible storage of firearms.
  2. HB 1387 – Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.

Labor & Workplace Standards
1/30/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm E

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1506 – Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity.
  2. HB 1533 – Addressing wage and salary information.

Public Safety
1/30/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing: HB 1529 – Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing.


State Govt, Elections & IT
1/31/17 9:00 am

House Hearing Rm E

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1159 – Concerning employment after public service in state government.
  2. HCR 4400 – Naming the building at 1063 Capitol Way “The Helen Sommers Building.”

Technology & Economic Development
1/31/17 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing: HB 1493 – Concerning biometric identifiers.

Technology & Economic Development
2/1/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1422 – Creating the Washington rural jobs act.
  2. HB 1552 – Concerning fostering economic growth in Washington by supporting the in-state production, processing, and distribution of food supply.

Transportation
2/1/17 3:30 pm

House Hearing Rm B

Public Hearing:

  1. HJM 4002 – Requesting that state route number 395 be named the Thomas S. “Tom” Foley Memorial Highway.
  2. HJM 4007 – Requesting that the Interstate 5 bridges over the Nisqually River be named for and recognize the veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

Transportation
2/2/17 3:30 pm

House Hearing Rm B

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1443 – Mandating the use of unstaffed toll booths that accept credit card payment on the Tacoma Narrows bridge.

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