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House Hot Sheet: Week 3

  • Leadership expects to run SHB 1059 (levy cliff bill) on Monday, Jan. 23.
  • House/Senate Democratic press avail at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 24 in Senate D caucus room.
  • This list does not include all committees or agenda items, and is subject to change. Please check committee agendas for the latest information.

House Committees

Appropriations
1/23/17 3:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1113 – Concerning gradually increasing the local government share of excess liquor revenues until the percentage-based method for distributions is restored.

Appropriations
1/25/17 3:30 pm
Work Session:

  1. Briefing on Health Care Authority programs and funding.

Capital Budget
1/27/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm B

Work Session:

  1. Cross-Laminated Timber.
    1. Department of Enterprise Services K-12 Modular Classroom Pilot Project.
    2. Washington State University Cross-Laminated Timber Report.
    3. Cross-Laminated Timber Opportunities.

Commerce & Gaming
1/23/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1092 – Authorizing home production of recreational marijuana.
  2. HB 1151 – Clarifying residency requirements for licensed marijuana businesses.
  3. HB 1212 – Concerning the possession and transfer of marijuana, marijuana plants, useable marijuana, marijuana-infused products, and marijuana concentrate

Education
1/23/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Educator Shortages, Part One.

Education
1/24/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Educator Shortages, Part Two.


Health Care & Wellness
1/24/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1047 – Protecting the public’s health by creating a system for safe and secure collection and disposal of unwanted medications.
  2. HB 1054 – Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made.

Health Care & Wellness
1/27/17 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1316 – Addressing fair dental insurance practices.
  2. HB 1364 – Establishing the practice of dental therapy.

Public Safety
1/23/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1200 – Concerning the crime of voyeurism.
  2. HB 1260 – Providing for the vacation of misdemeanor marijuana offense convictions.

Public Safety
1/24/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1102 – Concerning technology-enhanced government surveillance.

Public Safety
1/26/17 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm D

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1102 – Concerning technology-enhanced government surveillance.
  2. HB 1111 – Concerning DNA biological samples.
  3. HB 1200 – Concerning the crime of voyeurism.

State Government
1/25/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm E

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1159 – Concerning employment after public service in state government.

State Government
1/27/17 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm E

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1159 – Concerning employment after public service in state government.

Technology & Economic Development
1/24/17 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm C

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1031 – Concerning the use of unmanned aerial systems near certain protected marine species.
  2. HB 1049 – Concerning unmanned aircraft.

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House Hot Sheet: Week 2

  • House/Senate Democratic press avail at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, in the House caucus room.
  • Likely floor action Wednesday, Jan. 18, on the “Levy Cliff” bill.
  • This is not a complete list of committees or agendas. It includes only items we think you might find of interest.
  • All committee agendas subject to change. Check the legislative website for complete agendas and updates.

Appropriations
1/19/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: Briefing on K-12 public school funding.


Capital Budget
1/17/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm B

Work Session:

  1. Mental Health
    1. Update on Current Capital Budget Funding.
    2. Overview of Governor’s Mental Health Proposal.
    3. Stakeholder Panel.

Commerce & Gaming
1/16/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: Recreational Marijuana Legalization: Overview of Regulatory Systems in States with Legalized Recreational Marijuana.

Commerce & Gaming
1/17/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1065 – Concerning penalties for marijuana offenses.
  2. HB 1098 – Establishing a process for qualifying patients age eighteen and over and designated providers to purchase their lawful marijuana plants and seeds from marijuana retailers with a medical marijuana endorsement.
  3. HB 1099 – Addressing local governments’ unofficial moratoria on state-licensed marijuana retail outlets.
  4. HB 1124 – Addressing marijuana-infused edible product packaging and labeling requirements.
  5. HB 1125 – Limiting the total number of retail marijuana licenses that may be held by a retailer and co-owners.
  6. HB 1127 – Concerning the licensing of marijuana-related businesses involving a partnership, employee cooperative, association, nonprofit corporation, corporation, business entity, or nonprofit entity.

Commerce & Gaming
1/19/17 9:00 am
House Hearing Rm C

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1099 – Addressing local governments’ unofficial moratoria on state-licensed marijuana retail outlets.
  2. HB 1125 – Limiting the total number of retail marijuana licenses that may be held by a retailer and co-owners.

Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs
1/18/17 9:00 am
House Hearing Rm E

Work Session: Washington tourism industry marketing.


Early Learning & Human Services
1/18/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Work Session:

  1. Recommendations of the Blue Ribbon Commission on Delivery of Services to Children and Families.

Education
1/16/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. An Overview of McCleary v. Washington.
  2. An Overview of K-12 Finance in Washington.

Education
1/19/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1012 – Eliminating the use of the high school science assessment as a graduation prerequisite.
  2. HB 1046 – Concerning certificates of academic and individual achievement.

Health Care & Wellness
1/20/17 10:00 am
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. Opioids
  2. Tobacco Prevention and Control.

Labor & Workplace Standards
1/19/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm E

Public Hearing: HB 1116 – Implementing family and medical leave insurance.


Public Safety
1/16/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1078 – Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
  2. HB 1079 – Creating a criminal no-contact order for human trafficking and promoting prostitution-related offenses.
  3. HB 1112 – Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor.

Public Safety
1/19/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm D

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1078 – Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor.
  2. HB 1079 – Creating a criminal no-contact order for human trafficking and promoting prostitution-related offenses.
  3. HB 1109 – Supporting victims of sexual assault.
  4. HB 1112 – Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor.

Technology & Economic Development
1/19/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Executive Session:

  1. HB 1031 – Concerning the use of unmanned aerial systems near certain protected marine species.

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House Hot Sheet: Week One

  • Apologies for the delay. We’ll be back on track next week.
  • Note the “Levy Cliff Bill” will be heard Wednesday and possibly exec’ed Thursday.
  • The items listed do not include all committees or committee agenda items. You can find the full committee list and agendas here.

House Committees

Appropriations
1/9/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. Presentation of the Governor’s 2017-2019 biennial and 2017 supplemental operating budget proposals.

Public Hearing:

  1. Governor’s 2017-2019 operating budget proposal.
  2. Governor’s 2017 supplemental operating budget proposal.

Appropriations
1/11/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing: HB 1059 – Delaying implementation of revisions to the school levy lid. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Appropriations
1/12/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. Governor’s 2017-2019 operating budget proposal.
  2. Governor’s 2017 supplemental operating budget

Possible Executive Session: HB 1059 – Delaying implementation of revisions to the school levy lid. (If measure is referred to committee.)


Capital Budget
1/13/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Presentation by the Office of Financial Management on Governor Inslee’s proposed 2017-19 Capital Budget and 2017 Supplemental Capital Budget.

Public Hearing:

  1. Governor’s Proposed 2017-19 Capital Budget and 2017 Supplemental Capital Budget.
  2. Governor’s Proposed State General Obligation Bonds.

Commerce & Gaming
1/9/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: State agency introductions and presentations regarding the regulation of alcohol, vapor products, gambling, state lottery, and horse racing.

Commerce & Gaming
1/10/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Work Session: State agency introductions and presentations regarding the regulation of recreational and medical marijuana.

Commerce & Gaming
1/12/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1039 – Allowing sales of growlers of wine. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Education
1/12/17 8:00 am
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session: A History of Education Reform in Washington.


Finance
1/10/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. Status update on World Trade Organization (WTO) Aerospace Cases.

Health Care & Wellness
1/11/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm A

Work Session:

  1. Overview of the Select Committee on Quality Improvement in State Hospitals and recommendations.

Higher Education
1/11/17 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Work Session:

  1. Campus Sexual Violence Prevention Task Force Report Overview.
  2. Task Force on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in Higher Education Report Overview.

Local Government
1/10/17 10:00 am
House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Overview of options for addressing issues affecting local government responses to public records requests examined during the 2016 interim.


Public Safety
1/10/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm D

Work Session: Sentencing in Washington: Review of current law, implementation complexities, and possible changes.


State Government
1/13/17 10:00 am
House Hearing Rm E

Work Session:

  1. Elections Policy.
    1. Measuring success.
    2. Issue areas to watch.

Technology & Economic Development
1/10/17 10:00 am
House Hearing Rm C

Work Session:

  1. 2016 Attorney General’s Office data breach report.
  2. Cyber security and the 2016 report evaluating the performance of the Office of Privacy and Data Protection.

Public Hearing: HB 1049 – Concerning unmanned aircraft. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Technology & Economic Development
1/12/17 1:30 pm
House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1048 – Promoting a sustainable, local renewable energy industry through modifying renewable energy system tax incentives and providing guidance for renewable energy system component recycling. (If measure is referred to committee.)

Transportation
1/11/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm B

Work Session:

  1. Washington State Department of Transportation: State of the state of transportation.

Transportation
1/12/17 3:30 pm
House Hearing Rm B

Work Session: Governor’s proposed transportation budget and overview of the collective bargaining process.

House Hot Sheet: Assembly Days

House committee work sessions this week that might be of interest. As usual, subject to change. Please check committee agendas for the latest.

Thursday, Dec. 1

Early Learning & Human Services: 8 a.m.

House Hearing Rm E: Work Session

  • Receive the recommendations of the Children’s Mental Health Work Group.
  • Receive the recommendations from the Blue Ribbon Commission for Delivery of Services to Children & Families.

Public Safety: 8:00 a.m.

House Hearing Rm D: Work Session – Jails in WA State: Policy and Funding Challenges

  • Snapshot of Washington jail populations.
  • Innovative measures to reduce the pre-trial jail population.
  • Inmates with mental illness and other disabilities.
  • Standards for local jail operations.

Judiciary: 1:30 p.m.

House Hearing Rm A: Work Session

  • Update on aspects of the civil commitment and forensic mental health systems, including assisted outpatient treatment, Joel’s Law, and forensic diversion programs.

Transportation: 3:30 p.m.

House Hearing Rm B: Work Session

  • Federal transportation funding implementation: Report from interim work groups.
  • I-405 express toll lanes: Update on improvements implemented.
  • REAL ID: Status update.
  • Washington State Patrol organizational assessment report.
  • Revenue forecast update and budget outlook for the 2017-19 biennium.

Appropriations: 3:30 p.m.

House Hearing Rm A: Work Session

  • Education Funding Task Force Update.
  • Blue Ribbon Commission on Children and Family Services.
  • School Building Health and Safety Rules.
  • 2017 Session Budget Preview.

Friday, Dec. 2

Commerce & Gaming: 10:00 a.m.

House Hearing Rm C: Work Session

  • Legislative Proposals for the 2017 Session Regarding the Regulation of Liquor, Marijuana, Gambling, and Vapor Products.

Education: 10:00 a.m.

House Hearing Rm A: Work Session

  • Basic Education and the Every Student Succeeds Act in Washington.

What’s Hot in the House: Week 6

Good morning – Today is day 36 of the 60-day session. Expect heavy floor action Monday – Wednesday. We will send run lists as soon as they are finalized. The house of origin cutoff is 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

A few committees will meet in the morning early in the week. Full committee schedules will resume on Thursday to consider Senate bills. Leg.wa.gov will be your best resource for the most up-to-date agenda items.

Scheduled media events:

  • Today: HDC/SDC leadership media availability – 2:30 p.m. House Rules Room.
  • Today: Gold Star Kids and Jermaine Kearse Day
    8:10 a.m. – Meet and greet in the State reception room
    9:00 – Resolution presented on the floor
    9:30 – Jermaine and kids to the House Democratic Caucus Room
    9:45 – Jermaine and kids to the House Republican Caucus Room
    10:00 -Governor’s office for a photo opportunity

Committee highlights:

Thursday

8:30 a.m.
Education (HHR A)
Work Session: Dual Credit & College Placement

 

Friday

8 a.m.
Finance (HHR A)
Public Hearing: HI 732 – Carbon pollution tax

1:30 p.m.
Education (HHR A)
Public Hearing
E2SSB 6194 – Charter schools
HJR 4210 & HB 1941– Simple majority for school district bonds