2018 Session Hot Sheet: Week 1

 

The Hot Sheet is a weekly and daily list of committee hearings, events, and potential floor action items that might interest you. HDC Communications staff sends this list every Friday afternoon for the week ahead. Daily updates are provided as needed.

Please remember, these are items we think might interest you. Please check the legislative committee calendar for all committees and agenda items.

Floor Action: Tentative floor action has been scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday. A run list will be sent Monday.

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Agriculture & Natural Resources 1/10/18 8:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Work Session: Farmer’s markets, farm direct marketing, and farm viability.

Public Hearing: HB 2285 – Establishing a reporting process for the department of natural resources regarding certain marbled murrelet habitat information. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Appropriations 1/8/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Work Session: Presentation of the Governor’s 2018 supplemental operating budget proposal.

Public Hearing: HB 2299 – Making supplemental operating appropriations. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Appropriations 1/10/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA

 

Public Hearing: HB 2299 – Making supplemental operating appropriations. (If measure is referred to committee.) Note: This is a continuation of the Monday, January 8, public hearing on HB 2299 if there is insufficient time for everyone to testify on Monday. Work Session:

1.      Update on the status of the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

 

Appropriations 1/11/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA

Work Session: Update on the implementation of the Department of Children, Youth, and Families.

 

Capital Budget 1/9/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Executive Session:

1.      ESHB 1075 – Concerning the capital budget. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      SHB 1080 – Concerning state general obligation bonds and related accounts. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Commerce & Gaming 1/8/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm C John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 2336 – Permitting cities, towns, and counties to prohibit the production, processing, or sale of marijuana only by an ordinance enacted through a public vote. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Education 1/8/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 2034 – Requiring teacher preparation programs to integrate Native American curriculum developed by the office of the superintendent of public instruction into existing Pacific Northwest history and government requirements.

 

Environment 1/9/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 2294 – Aligning Washington’s greenhouse gas emissions limits with those established by the United States’ commitment under the 2015 Paris climate agreement. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      HB 2338 – Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation fuels. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Health Care & Wellness 1/9/18 8:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 2355 – Addressing the establishment of an individual health insurance market claims-based reinsurance program. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Health Care & Wellness 1/12/18 10:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm A John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 2272 – Concerning restrictions on prescriptions for opiates. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      HB 2296 – Protecting consumers from excess charges for prescription medications. (If measure is referred to committee.)

3.      HB 2310 – Concerning prescription drug insurance continuity of care. (If measure is referred to committee.)

4.      HB 2325 – Concerning the prescription drug monitoring program. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Higher Education 1/10/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm D John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      2SHB 1488 – Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Higher Education 1/12/18 10:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm D John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Possible Executive Session:

1.      2SHB 1488 – Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Labor & Workplace Standards 1/8/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm E John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA

Public Hearing: EHB 1506 – Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Labor & Workplace Standards 1/9/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm E John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Executive Session:

1.      EHB 1506 – Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      SHB 1298 – Prohibiting employers from asking about arrests or convictions before an applicant is determined otherwise qualified for a position. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

State Govt, Elections & IT 1/9/18 8:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm E John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      HB 1800 – Enacting the Washington voting rights act. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      HB 1999 – Concerning elections in port districts that are coextensive with a county having a population of over one-half million. (If measure is referred to committee.)

3.      HB 2297 – Extending the period for voter registration. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

State Govt, Elections & IT 1/10/18 1:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm E John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Public Hearing:

1.      ESHB 1513 – Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Possible Executive Session:

1.      HB 1800 – Enacting the Washington voting rights act. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      HB 2297 – Extending the period for voter registration. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

State Govt, Elections & IT 1/12/18 10:00 am

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm E John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Possible Executive Session:

1.      ESHB 1513 – Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information. (If measure is referred to committee.)

2.      HB 1999 – Concerning elections in port districts that are coextensive with a county having a population of over one-half million. (If measure is referred to committee.)

 

Transportation 1/8/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Work Session:

1.      State of the state of transportation.

2.      Governor Inslee’s proposed supplemental transportation budget.

 

Transportation 1/10/18 3:30 pm

House Full Committee House Hearing Rm B John L. O’Brien Building Olympia, WA Work Session: Amtrak December 2017 derailment and response.

 

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