Legislative Schedule for the Week of January 8, 2018

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. Learn more about how to testify in committee or contact your legislators.

January 8, 2018

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 2333
Requiring health safety warning signs for unregulated cannabinoid products.
Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
EHB 1506
Addressing workplace practices to achieve gender pay equity.
Labor & Workplace Standards 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
Work Session
Presentation of the Governor’s 2018 supplemental operating budget proposal.
Appropriations 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building

 

January 9, 2018

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 2304 Concerning improving diversity in clinical trials. Health Care & Wellness 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
HB 1800 Enacting the Washington voting rights act. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
HB 2297 Extending the period for voter registration. State Government, Elections & Information Technology 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
SHB 1293 Concerning witnessing a student’s college bound scholarship pledge when efforts to obtain a parent’s or guardian’s signature are unsuccessful. Higher Education 8:00 AM House Hearing Rm D
John L. O’Brien Building
HB 2332 Concerning gambling addiction. Commerce & Gaming 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm C
John L. O’Brien Building
SHB 1377
Improving students’ mental health by enhancing nonacademic professional services.
 Education 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
ESHB 1600
Increasing the career and college readiness of public school students.
 Education  1:30 PM House Hearing Rm A
John L. O’Brien Building
Work Session
  1.  The impact of EHB 2242 (2017), the challenges posed and suggestions for improvements in the following policy areas:
    1. School district levies.
    2. Special education funding.
  2.  Implementing social and emotional learning in schools.
    1. Spokane Public Schools.
    2. Sumner School District.
  3.  Addressing suspensions and expulsions in early elementary grades.
    1. Battle Ground Public Schools.
    2. Grand Coulee Dam School District.
  4.  School construction issues for high growth school districts.
    1. Issaquah School District.
    2. Puyallup School District.
  5.  Student and teacher perspectives on improving education.
    1. Tukwila School District.
    2. 2018 Teacher of the Year.
Early Learning & K-12 Education 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 1
J.A. Cherberg Building
Concerning the capital budget. Capital Budget 3:30 PM House Hearing Rm B
John L. O’Brien Building

 

January 10, 2018

Bill Description Committee Time Location
SB 6002 Enacting the Washington voting rights act of 2018. State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
SB 6021
Extending the period for voter registration.
State Government, Tribal Relations & Elections 8:00 AM Senate Hearing Rm 2
J.A. Cherberg Building
SB 5140
Concerning enforcement of the equal pay act and worker communications about wages and employment opportunities.
Labor & Commerce 1:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
ESHB 1513
Concerning the collection of youth voter registration sign up information.
State Government, Elections & Information Technology 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building

 

January 11, 2018

Bill Description Committee Time Location
HB 2267
Recognizing indigenous peoples’ day.
Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs 1:30 PM House Hearing Rm E
John L. O’Brien Building
SB 6090
Concerning the capital budget.
Ways & Means 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building
SB 6095
Concerning the capital budget.
Ways & Means 3:30 PM Senate Hearing Rm 4
J.A. Cherberg Building

 

View the full schedule of committee meetings for the week.