Legislative Schedule for the Week of February 6, 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 6, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1313 Improving and expanding applied learning opportunities in public schools. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1600 Increasing the career and college readiness of public school students. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1509 Concerning credit requirements for high school graduation. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1557 Creating the safe streets pilot project. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1679 Issuing a two-year identicard for offenders released from prison facilities. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5559 Implementing a vulnerable youth guardianship program. Human Services, Mental Health & Housing 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5432 Concerning the funding allocation for special education programs for students with disabilities. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1843 Fulfilling the state’s paramount duty for all children through equitable and responsible investments in the state’s basic education program and reductions to local effort contributions. Appropriations 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1432 Concerning foundational public health services. Health Care & Wellness 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1541 Addressing prescription drug cost transparency. Health Care & Wellness 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1379 Implementing a comprehensive approach to suicide prevention and behavioral health in higher education. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1512 Expanding college bound scholarship eligibility. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1651 Supporting students’ success by increasing retention and graduation rates with evidence-based programs. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5353 Concerning foundational public health services. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1601 Concerning the beginning educator support team program. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1827 Relating to 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. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1752 Supporting the development of affordable housing in urban areas. Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1783 Concerning legal financial obligations. Judiciary 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5469 Concerning automatic voter registration of certain licensees. State Governoment 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5472 Requiring ballot drop boxes in all communities. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1743 Addressing confinement in juvenile rehabilitation facilities for juveniles convicted in adult court. Early Learning & Human Services 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5498 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
HB 1800 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5233 Concerning the employee status of language translators and interpreters. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1109 Supporting victims of sexual assault. Appropriations 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1115 Executive Session: Concerning paraeducators. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1377 Executive Session: Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1451 Executive Session: Improving language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1445 Executive Session: Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5682 Regulating interpreter services. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5025 Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

Friday, February 10, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1352 Concerning licensing requirements and regulatory requirements of small business owners. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1488 Expanding higher education opportunities for certain students. Higher Education 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA