Legislative Schedule for the Week of February 13, 2017

Below is a list of Committee hearings identified by CAPAA that may be of interest to Asian Pacific American communities. For more information, visit www.leg.wa.gov.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1293 Requiring development of a model ethnic studies curriculum. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1518 Improving student achievement by promoting social emotional learning throughout the calendar year. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1618 Concerning family and community engagement coordinators. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1686 Aligning definitions relating to the transitional bilingual instruction program. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1925 Taking action to address lead in drinking water in schools. Environment 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5712 Developing a bilingual educational workforce. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5284 Addressing the oversight and regulation of marijuana. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1680 Concerning population-based representation on the governing body of public transportation benefit areas. Transportation 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5683 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5476 Expanding state need grant eligibility. Higher Education 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 2097 Limiting disclosure of information about the religious affiliation of individuals. Judiciary 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 2029 Providing a referral resource for those seeking information and assistance for immigration on citizenship related matters. Judiciary 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5681 Concerning criminal background checks performed by community youth athletic programs. Law & Justice 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5800 Concerning obligations of mental health professionals. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1869 Regulating interpreter services. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5489 Aligning definitions relating to the transitional bilingual instruction program. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5529 Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5763 Implementing recommendations from the children’s mental health work group. Human Services, Mental Health & Housing 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5070 Concerning paraeducators. Ways & Means 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1612 Creating a suicide-safer homes project account to support prevention efforts and develop strategies for reducing access to lethal means. Judiciary 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5223 Concerning safe injection sites in Washington state. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5498 Executive Session: Creating the department of children, youth, and families. Human Services, Mental Health & Housing 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5656 Concerning the goal of ending homelessness. Human Services, Mental Health & Housing 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5022 Providing information to students about education loans. Ways & Means 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1529 Possible Executive Session: Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Public Safety 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1540 Possible Executive Session: Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Public Safety 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5728 Creating the young adult affordable health care program. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5758 Increasing college and career readiness and graduation rates in public schools. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1298 Prohibiting employers from asking about arrests or convictions before an applicant is determined otherwise qualified for a position. Appropriations 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1506 Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity. Appropriations 3:30 pm House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA