Legislative Schedule for the Week of January 23, 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, January 23, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
 HB 1212 Concerning the possession and transfer of marijuana, marijuana plants, useable marijuana, marijuana-infused products, and marijuana concentrates. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1274 Concerning the member requirement for bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1144 Amending state greenhouse gas emission limits for consistency with the most recent assessment of climate change science. Environment 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1300 Simplifying and enforcing employee status under employment laws to ensure fairness to employers and employees and address the underground economy. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5183 Concerning career and technical education funding. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5155 Concerning suspension and expulsion of kindergarten and early elementary school students. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1280 Including referred and diverted youth in establishing community juvenile accountability program guidelines. Early Learning & Human Services 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1047 Protecting the public’s health by creating a system for safe and secure collection and disposal of unwanted medications. Health Care & Wellness 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1054 Concerning the age of individuals at which sale or distribution of tobacco and vapor products may be made. Health Care & Wellness 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1168 Supporting student success at community and technical colleges by increasing full-time faculty. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1238 Creating new full-time tenure track positions at the state’s four-year public institutions of higher education. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5100 Requiring live financial literacy seminars for students at institutions of higher education. Higher Education 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5022 Providing information to students about education loans. Higher Education 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 3
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. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1290 Removing references to faith-based exemptions regarding criminal mistreatment of children and vulnerable adults. Judiciary 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5110 Enhancing youth voter registration. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5192 Extending the time period for voter registration. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1291 Concerning health care for Pacific Islanders residing in Washington under a compact of free association. Health Care & Wellness 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1264 Specifying medical assistance coverage for hearing devices for adults. Health Care & Wellness 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1214 Increasing the number of state need grant recipients by awarding the community and technical college rate in certain financial aid programs for a student’s first two years of postsecondary credit. Higher Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1115 Concerning paraeducators. Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5118 Increasing the personal needs allowance for persons receiving state-financed care. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5230 Concerning licensing and regulatory requirements of small business owners. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

Friday, January 27, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1276 Creating a pilot project to test a three-part aim solution that improves health and health care in a manner that lowers overall health care costs in a normally distributed population. Health Care & Wellness 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg.
Olympia, WA 98504