Legislative Schedule for the Week of January 30, 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 30, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5223 Concerning safe injection sites in Washington state. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
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 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Human Services, Mental Health & Housing 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1506 Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1540 Providing public notices of public health, safety, and welfare in a language other than English. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5299 Promoting healthy outcomes for pregnant women and infants. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

January 31, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5407 Concerning the preservation of housing options for tenants. Financial Institutions & Insurance 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5048 Increasing the notice of termination for tenancies under the residential landlord-tenant act. Financial Institutions & Insurance 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1444 Facilitating on-time grade level progression and graduation for certain students. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1445 Concerning dual language in early learning and K-12 education. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1451 Improving language access for public school students and families with limited English proficiency. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
HB 1529 Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

February 1, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5335 Collecting voter registration sign up information for persons seventeen years of age during the period one year prior to attaining eighteen years of age including the designation of voter registration locations and voter sign up locations. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1439 Regulating the institutions of higher education, including for-profit institutions and private vocational schools, to protect students from unfair business practices. Higher Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA
SB 5312 Prohibiting certain employers from including any question on an application about an applicant’s criminal record, inquiring either orally or in writing about an applicant’s criminal records, or obtaining information from a criminal background check, until after the employer initially determines that the applicant is otherwise qualified. Commerce, Labor & Sports 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504

February 2, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1377 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 1540 Work 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 5073 Concerning recommendations from the joint legislative task force on the use of deadly force in community policing. Law & Justice 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1571 Creating a community care and supportive services program for veterans. Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA

February 3, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1513 Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 10:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA