Legislative Schedule for the Week of March 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, March 13, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SHB 1273 Concerning the alignment of state statutes with federal standards for the issuance of nondomiciled commercial drivers’ licenses and nondomiciled commercial learners’ permits. Transportation 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SHB 1444 Facilitating on-time grade level progression and graduation for certain students. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SSB 5046 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 98504

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
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 and Elections & Information Technology 9:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SHB 1291 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 Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 5734 Bringing Washington state government contracting provisions into compliance with federal law as it relates to small works bonding requirements. State Government and Elections & Information Technology 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
2SSB 5107 Facilitating local funding and involvement in expanding early childhood education and assistance program eligibility. Early Learning & Human Services 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESSB 5293 Concerning court-based and school-based efforts to promote attendance and reduce truancy. Judiciary 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SSB 5272 Vacating convictions arising from offenses committed as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting prostitution, or promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor. Public Safety 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESB 5008 Facilitating compliance with the federal REAL ID act by modifying driver’s license and identicard design and fees. Transportation 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SHB 1445 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 Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Friday, March 17, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 2138 Concerning tax relief for the construction of adapted housing for disabled veterans. Finance 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504