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Dear Friends and Neighbors,

This is an internal document that I receive each week as a member of the House Republican Caucus.  I think I will share it with you on a regular basis so that you know precisely what is happening in Olympia.  This will allow you to know which key bills are being heard or voted on each week in committee.

The Week Ahead
February 4 – February 8, 2013
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4
* Sales Tax Holiday for School Clothing & Supplies – Public Hearing on HB 1329 – Finance, HHR A @ 1:30PM
* Briefings on Department of Corrections and Judicial Agencies – Work Session – Appropriations, HHR A @ 3:30PM

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
* Statute of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse – Public Hearing on HB 1352 – PSEP, HHR D @ 8:00AM
* Reducing Scrap Metal Theft – Public Hearing on HB 1552 – PSEP, HHR D @ 8:00AM
* Electricity/Efficiency/Hydroelectric Generation Projects – Public Hearing on HB 1347 – ENVI, HHR C @ 8:00AM
* Establishing a Single Business Portal – Public Hearing on HB 1403 – TED, HHR C @ 10:00AM
* Peer Review Science – Public Hearing on HB 1112 – AGNR, HHR B @ 10:00AM
* Protecting Livestock Against Predator Attacks – Public Hearing on HB 1191 – AGNR, HHR B @ 10:00AM
* Declassification of Gray Wolf – Public Hearing on HB 1337 – AGNR, HHR B @ 10:00AM
* Providing School Districts with Truancy Flexibility – Public Hearing on HB 1477 – Judiciary, HHR D @ 10:00AM
* Mandatory Sick and Safe Leave – Public Hearing HB 1313 – LWD, HHR D @ 10:00AM
* Implementing Paid Family & Medical Leave – Public Hearing HB 1457 – LWD, HHR D @10:00AM
* Third Grade Reading Accountability – Public Hearing on HB 1452 – Education, HHR A @ 1:30PM
* Grading Schools A-F – Public Hearing on HB 1476 – Education, HHR A @ 1:30PM
* Modifying School Accountability System – Public Hearing on HB 1177 – Education, HHR A @ 1:30PM
* Mid-Level Dental Providers – Public Hearing on HB 1514 & HB 1516 – Health Care, HHR B @ 1:30PM
* Grocery Store Beer & Wine Sampling – Public Hearing on HB 1422 – Gov't Acct. & Oversight, HHR E @ 1:30PM

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
* Milk and Milk Products – Public Hearing on HB 1220 – AGNR, HHR B @ 8:00AM
* Sea Cucumber Dive Fishery – Public Hearing on HB 1323 – AGNR, HHR B @ 8:00AM
* Collection of Unpaid Wages – Public Hearing on HB 1467 – LWD, HHR D @ 8:00AM
* Concerning Sibling & Third Party Visitation – Public Hearing on HB's 1140 & 1506 – Judiciary, HHR A @ 8:00AM
* Same Day & Age 16 Voter Registration – Public Hearing on HB's 1267 & 1279 – GOE, HHR E @ 1:30PM
* Flame Retardants – Public Hearing on HB 1294 – ENVI, HHR C @ 1:30PM
* I–502, Marijuana & Impaired Driving Issues – Work Session – PSEP, HHR B @ 1:30PM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7
* Irrigation District Changes – Public Hearing on HB's 1416 & HB 1417 – Local Government, HHR D @ 8:00AM
* Mandating Dissemination of Student Assessment Costs – Public Hearing on HB 1293 – Education, HHR A @ 8:00AM
* Requiring Training to Prevent Youth Suicide – Public Hearing on HB 1336 – Education, HHR A @ 8:00AM
* Drunk Driving & Vehicular Homicide Bills – Public Hearing on HB's 1151, 1388, & 1482 – PSEP, HHR D @ 10:00AM
* Small Rechargeable Battery Stewardship Act – Public Hearing on HB 1364 – ENVI, HHR C @ 10:00AM
* Stewardship of Household Mercury-Containing Lights – Public Hearing on HB 1444 – ENVI, HHR C @ 10:00 AM
* Electronic Product Recycling – Public Hearing on HB 1498 – ENVI, HHR C @ 10:00AM
* Exempt Wells – Public Hearing on HB 1350 – AGNR, HHR B @ 1:30PM
* Water Rights and Efficient Irrigation Technologies – Public Hearing on HB 1438 – AGNR, HHR B @ 1:30PM
* Sexual Assault Protection Orders – Public Hearing on HB 1307 – Judiciary, HHR A @ 1:30PM

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8
* Cigarettes, Cannabis, and Liquor Taxes – Work Session – Finance, HHR A @ 8:00AM
* Increase Excise Tax Revenue on Liquor License Renewals – Public Hearing on HB 1503 – Finance, HHR A @ 8:00AM
* Health Insurance Company Surpluses – Public Hearing on HB 1349 – Health Care, HHR B @ 1:30PM

State Representative Joe Schmick
9th Legislative District

E-mail: joe.schmick@leg.wa.gov
Web site: houserepublicans.wa.gov/schmick

432 John L. O'Brien Building – P.O. Box 40600 | Olympia, WA 98504-0600
(360) 786-7844 or Toll-free: (800) 562-6000

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Sincerely,


Joe Schmick

State Representative Joe Schmick, 9th Legislative District
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426B Legislative Building | P.O. Box 40600 | Olympia, WA 98504-0600
joe.schmick@leg.wa.gov
360-786-7844 | Toll-free: (800) 562-6000