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House Hot Sheet: Week 2

Civil Rights & Judiciary

Civil Rights & Judiciary – 1/21/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2240 – Concerning high capacity magazines.
  2. HB 2241 – Concerning assault weapons and large capacity magazines.
  3. HB 2519 – Concerning reasonable public safety measures to prevent dangerous individuals from acquiring ammunition.
  4. HB 1374 – Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.
  5. HB 1315 – Concerning concealed pistol license training requirements.

Civil Rights & Judiciary – 1/22/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2567 – Concerning open courts.
  2. HB 2555 – Concerning background check requirements for firearms classified as other under federal firearms laws.

Civil Rights & Judiciary – 1/24/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Executive Session

  1. HB 1671 – Disposing of confiscated firearms.
  2. HB 2467 – Establishing a centralized single point of contact background check system for firearms transfers.

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2453 – Providing protections to residential tenants.
  2. HB 2520 – Addressing documentation and processes governing landlords’ claims for damage to residential premises.

 

College & Workforce Development
College & Workforce Development – 1/21/2020 1:30 PM
House Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2327 – Addressing sexual misconduct at postsecondary educational institutions.
  2. HB 2382 – Concerning housing for community and technical college faculty and employees.
  3. HB 2654 – Requiring uniform reporting of certain fiscal details by community and technical colleges.

College & Workforce Development – 1/22/2020 1:30 PM
House Full Committee
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

REVISED ON 1/16/2020 AT 4:17 PM

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2513 – Prohibiting the practice of transcript withholding and limiting the practice of registration holds at institutions of higher education as debt collection practices.
  2. HB 2514 – Creating the Washington common application.
  3. HB 2523 – Expanding access to higher education.
  4. HB 2542 – Concerning tuition waivers for children of eligible veterans.
  5. HB 2543 – Ensuring eligible veterans and their dependents qualify for in-state residency.

Commerce & Gaming

Commerce & Gaming – 1/20/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2296 – Concerning the regulation of hemp, including products derived from hemp.
  2. HB 2300 – Authorizing marijuana retailers to sell cannabidiol products.

 

Commerce & Gaming – 1/21/2020  3:30 PM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2321 – Reducing youth access to products intended for consumption only by adults age twenty-one and over.
  2. HB 2350 – Preventing youth marijuana consumption by updating marijuana advertising requirements.

 

Commerce & Gaming – 1/23/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 1411 – Modernizing resident distillery marketing and sales restrictions.
  2. HB 2319 – Concerning the sale of liquor in kegs or containers containing four gallons or more of liquor.
  3. HB 2412 – Concerning domestic brewery and microbrewery retail licenses.

 

Education

Education – 1/20/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2233 – Expanding the college in high school program to students in ninth grade.

Education – 1/21/2020  3:30 PM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 1860 – Addressing lead in drinking water in schools.
  2. HB 2116 – Establishing a task force on improving institutional education programs and outcomes.

Education – 1/23/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Executive Session

  1. HB 2220 – Volunteering in schools after a criminal conviction.

 

Environment & Energy
Environment & Energy – 1/21/2020 3:30 PM
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2472 – Incorporating comprehensive measurements of greenhouse gas emissions from certain fossil fuels into state environmental laws.
  2. HB 2518 – Concerning the safe and efficient transmission and distribution of natural gas.
  3. HB 2565 – Concerning the labeling of disposable wipes products.

Work Session: Update from the Pacific Northwest Economic Region (PNWER) on energy initiatives.

Environment & Energy – 1/23/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2427 – Tackling climate change as a goal of the growth management act.

 

Health Care & Wellness

Health Care & Wellness – 1/22/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2457 – Establishing the health care cost transparency board.

Health Care & Wellness – 1/24/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2426 – Protecting patient safety in psychiatric hospitals and other health care facilities.

 

Housing, Community Development & Veterans

Housing, Community Development & Veterans – 1/21/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2303 – Concerning professional licensing requirements for service members and military spouses. (Remote testimony available.)
  2. HB 2443 – Requiring the use of personal flotation devices on smaller vessels. (Remote testimony available.)

 

Human Services & Early Learning

Human Services & Early Learning – 1/21/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2661 – Expanding accessible, affordable child care and early childhood development programs

Human Services & Early Learning – 1/22/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2388 – Standardizing definitions of homelessness to improve access to services.
  2. HB 2441 – Improving access to temporary assistance for needy families.
  3. HB 2390 – Using respectful language.

Executive Session

  1. HB 2456 – Concerning working connections child care eligibility.

Human Services & Early Learning – 1/24/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Executive Session

  1. HB 2277 – Concerning youth solitary confinement.

 

Innovation, Technology & Economic Development

Innovation, Technology & Economic Development – 1/21/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Executive Session

  1. HB 2273 – Creating a study committee on human genome editing.
  2. HB 2396 – Concerning the regulation of bot communication on public-facing internet web sites.

Innovation, Technology & Economic Development – 1/22/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. 2SHB 1854 – Concerning the management and oversight of personal data.

Innovation, Technology & Economic Development – 1/24/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2399 – Concerning connected devices with a voice recognition feature.
  2. HB 2485 – Concerning the collection, use, and disclosure of genetic data by direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies.

 

Labor & Workplace Standards

Labor & Workplace Standards – 1/20/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2401 – Concerning the use of artificial intelligence in job applications.

 

Local Government

Local Government – 1/21/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2405 – Concerning commercial property assessed clean energy and resilience.
  2. HB 2588 – Improving openness, accountability, and transparency of special purpose districts.

Local Government – 1/24/2020  10:00 AM
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Executive Session

  1. HB 2405 – Concerning commercial property assessed clean energy and resilience.
  2. HB 2588 – Improving openness, accountability, and transparency of special purpose districts.

 

Public Safety

Public Safety – 1/20/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2334 – Concerning drug offender sentencing.

 

State Government & Tribal Relations

State Government & Tribal Relations – 1/21/2020  1:30 PM
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2437 – Concerning voting accessibility and security.

 

State Government & Tribal Relations – 1/24/2020  8:00 AM
House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Work Session

  1. Special District Elections: History and Current Practice.

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2415 – Conforming elections for certain special districts with Title 29A RCW.

 

Transportation

Transportation – 1/20/2020  3:30 PM
House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building
Olympia, WA

Public Hearing

  1. HB 2186 – Concerning debris escaping from vehicles on public highways.
  2. HB 2188 – Increasing the types of commercial driver’s license qualification waivers allowed for military veterans.

Work Session

  1. Road Usage Charge final report of findings and recommendations.