Legislative Schedule for the Week of January 16, 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.

January 16, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
Work Session: Recreational Marijuana Legalization Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
Work Session: An Overview of McCleary v. Washington Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
Work Session: Educational Opportunity Gaps in Washington’s Public Education System Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1078 Concerning human trafficking, prostitution, and commercial sexual abuse of a minor. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1163 Concerning domestic violence. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504

January 17, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1033 Expanding access to the state need grant by modifying awards for students attending private four-year institutions of higher education. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1093 Clarifying legal financial obligation provisions. Judiciary 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1065 Concerning penalties for marijuana offenses. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1124 Addressing marijuana-infused edible product packaging and labeling requirements. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5046 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Local Government 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
Work Session:

  1. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal on his 2017 priorities.
  2. Department of Early Learning Director Ross Hunter on his 2017 priorities.
Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

January 18, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5067 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5068 Establishing a voting rights act to promote equal voting opportunity in certain political subdivisions by authorizing district-based elections in cities, towns, code cities, and counties. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

January 19, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1012 Eliminating the use of the high school science assessment as a graduation prerequisite. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA
SB 5107 Creating a local pathway for local governments, school districts, and nonprofit organizations to provide more high quality early learning opportunities by reducing barriers and increasing efficiency. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5008 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. Transportation 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504