Legislative Schedule for the Week of March 20, 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 20, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
ESHB 1432 Concerning foundational public health services. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESHB 1316 Addressing fair dental insurance practices. Health Care 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESSB 5131 Concerning marijuana with respect to privileges for research licenses, local authority notifications, the retail licensing merit-based application process, certain transfers of plants and seeds, licensing agreements and contracts, advertising, and jurisdictional requirements. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5070 Concerning paraeducators. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SSB 5712 Developing a bilingual educational workforce. Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5813 Concerning crimes against minors. Public Safety 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SSB 5100 Requiring financial literacy seminars for students at institutions of higher education. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SSB 5713 Creating the skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and career awareness training program. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1499 Creating protections and fairness for students in the student loan disbursement process. Higher Education 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
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, Elections & Information Technology 9:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SSB 5472 Requiring ballot drop boxes in all communities. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 9:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SB 5734 Bringing Washington state government contracting provisions into compliance with federal law as it relates to small works bonding requirements. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 9:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESHB 1508 Promoting student health and readiness through meal and nutrition programs. Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
SSB 5233 Concerning the independent contractor status of certain interpreters and translators. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
ESSB 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. Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 1468 Concerning voter registration. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
HB 1800 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg 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

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
E2SHB 1512 Expanding college bound scholarship eligibility. Higher Education 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 3
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504
E2SHB 1783 Concerning legal financial obligations. Law & Justice 10:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504

Friday, March 24, 2017

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SHB 1434 Adding the use of shared leave for employees who are sick or temporarily disabled because of pregnancy disability or for the purposes of parental leave to bond with the employee’s newborn, adoptive, or foster child. State Government 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Bldg
Olympia, WA 98504