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2018 HDC Weekly Hot Sheet: Week 4

Week 4


Appropriations 1/29/18 3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

  1. SHB 2177 – Creating a rural county jobs program.
  2. HB 2513 – Concerning suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education, with enhanced services to student veterans.

Appropriations 1/31/18 3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

  1. 2SHB 1377 – Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services.
  2. 3SHB 1827 – Expanding the current and future educator workforce supply through evidence-based strategies to improve and incentivize the recruitment and retention of highly effective educators, especially in high-need subject, grade-level, and geographic areas, and to establish a cohesive continuum of high quality professional learning from preparation programs to job embedded induction, mentoring, collaboration, and other professional development opportunities.
  3. HB 2717 – Concerning public schools.
  4. HB 2721 – Modifying basic education provisions.

Capital Budget 2/2/18 10:00 am

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

Executive Session:

  1. HB 2382 – Promoting the use of surplus public property for public benefit.
  2. HB 2412 – Creating the buy clean Washington act.

Finance 1/30/18 3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

  1. SHB 2396 – Establishing the working families’ child care access and affordability through regional employers act.

Health Care & Wellness 1/30/18 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2836 – Delineating charity care and notice requirements without restricting charity care.

Health Care & Wellness 2/2/18 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing: HB 2482 – Concerning limitations on health care provider services imposed by health care entities. Executive Session:

  1. HB 2101 – Concerning the availability of sexual assault nurse examiners.

Judiciary 1/30/18 10:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HJM 4016 – Concerning the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program.

Judiciary 2/1/18 1:30 pm

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

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HJM 4016 – Concerning the deferred action for childhood arrivals (DACA) program.

Labor & Workplace Standards 1/29/18 1:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2844 – Penalizing employers who relocate call centers to another country.
  2. HB 2888 – Addressing workplace bullying by making it an unfair practice to subject an employee to an abusive work environment.

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

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

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 2661 – Protecting survivors of domestic assault from employment discrimination.

State Govt, Elections & IT 1/30/18 8:00 am

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

Public Hearing:

  1. HJM 4015 – Concerning census funding.

Technology & Economic Development 1/30/18 10:00 am

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

Possible Executive Session:

  1. ESHB 2200 – Protecting the privacy and security of internet users.
  2. HB 2282 – Protecting an open internet in Washington state.
  3. HB 2284 – Protecting consumers by prohibiting blocking, throttling, or paid prioritization in the provision of internet service in Washington state.
  4. HB 2897 – Concerning electric utility plans for distributed energy resources and transportation electrification.

Transportation 1/31/18 3:30 pm

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

Public Hearing:

HB 2741 – Concerning reimbursement of the financing of the Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project

2018 HDC Weekly Hot Sheet: Week 3

Week 3

 

  • House/Senate Democratic leadership press avail: 11 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23 in House D caucus room.

 

Agriculture & Natural Resources 1/23/18 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm B

Executive Session: HB 2417 – Concerning southern resident orca recovery.

Agriculture & Natural Resources 1/25/18 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm B

Environment 1/22/18 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm B

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 2338 – Reducing the greenhouse gas emissions associated with transportation fuels.

Environment 1/23/18 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm B

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2632 – Limiting public exposure to certain dangerous chemicals through restrictions on chemicals in certain consumer products and improved public disclosure.
  2. HB 2793 – Reducing the use of certain toxic chemicals in firefighting activities.

Health Care & Wellness 1/23/18 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 2436 – Defining community health workers and their roles.

Health Care & Wellness 1/26/18 8:00 am

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2101 – Concerning the availability of sexual assault nurse examiners.

Judiciary 1/25/18 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm A

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2519 – Concerning concealed pistol license eligibility requirements.
  2. HB 2293 – Restricting firearms and dangerous weapons in early learning facilities.
  3. HB 1387 – Concerning enhanced background checks and licensure for assault weapons and large capacity magazines.
  4. HB 2422 – Concerning high capacity magazines.
  5. HB 2666 – Relating to local government authority to regulate firearms.

Local Government 1/23/18 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2737 – Studying the constitutional and statutory obligations and tax revenue capacity of local government entities.

Public Safety 1/22/18 1:30 pm

House Hearing Rm D

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2214 – Removing the prohibition on planning for a nuclear attack in emergency management plans.
  2. HB 2268 – Concerning ignition interlock device lockout conditions.

Technology & Economic Development 1/23/18 10:00 am

House Hearing Rm C

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 2839 – Authorizing an alternative form of regulation of electrical and natural gas companies

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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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.

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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