As of January 22, 2021

Committee Meetings for Week of January 25

Tuesday, January 26

10:00am –House Local Government

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1180 – Concerning public testimony at public meetings, including virtual meetings. (Remote testimony.)
  2. HB 1329 – Concerning public meeting accessibility and participation. (Remote testimony.)

House Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1216 – Concerning urban and community forestry. (Remote testimony.)

1:30pm – Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks

Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5207 – Concerning environmental permit streamlining. (Remote testimony.)
  2. SB 5220 – Concerning the taxation of salmon recovery grants by updating the state business and occupation tax deduction for these grants, creating a sales and use tax exemption for grant proceeds received by recipients of these grants, and clarifying the sales and use tax obligations for goods and services purchased by recipients of these grants. (Remote testimony.)
  3. SB 5273 – Concerning the replacement of shoreline armoring. (Remote testimony.)

Wednesday, January 27

8:00am – Senate Environment, Energy & Technology

Public Hearing:

SB 5206 – Eliminating expedited processing of an alternative energy resource facility fueled by solar energy on certain designated lands before the energy facility site evaluation council. (Remote testimony.)

10:00am – House Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1268 – Clarifying the authority of local governments to administer national flood insurance program regulation requirements in the context of fish habitat enhancement projects authorized pursuant to RCW 77.55.181. (Remote testimony.)

House Community & Economic Development

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1336 – Creating and expanding unrestricted authority for public entities to provide telecommunications services to end users.

10:30am – Senate Housing & Local Gov’t

Public Hearing:

SB 5314 – Concerning standing and science under GMA

Thursday, January 28

1:30pm –House Environment

Continued Public Hearing:

HB 1117 – Promoting salmon recovery through revisions to the state’s comprehensive planning framework.

Possible Executive Session:

  1. HB 1099 – Improving the state’s climate response through updates to the state’s comprehensive planning framework.
  2. HB 1117 – Promoting salmon recovery through revisions to the state’s comprehensive planning framework.

1:30pm –Senate Agriculture, Water, Natural Resources & Parks

Executive Session:

  1. SB 5159 – Concerning payments in lieu of real property taxes by the department of the fish and wildlife.
  2. SB 5220 – Concerning the taxation of salmon recovery grants by updating the state business and occupation tax deduction for these grants, creating a sales and use tax exemption for grant proceeds received by recipients of these grants, and clarifying the sales and use tax obligations for goods and services purchased by recipients of these grants.

House Environment & Energy

            Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1211 – Concerning salmon-safe communities.

Friday, January 29

8:00am – House Local Government

Public Hearing:

  1. HB 1233 – Concerning limited areas of more intensive rural development. (Remote testimony.)

House Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources

Executive Session: HB 1168 – Concerning long-term forest health and the reduction of wildfire dangers

Legislative Bills of Interest – Week 3

House Bills

  • HB 1056 – Concerning open public meeting notice requirements and declared emergencies.
  • HB 1132 – Concerning the protection of water supply for farming and rural economic development.
  • HB 1117 – Promoting salmon recovery through revisions to the state’s comprehensive planning framework.
  • HB 1132 – Concerning the protection of water supply for farming and rural economic development.
  • HB 1143 – Authorizing the placement of water rights banked pursuant to RCW 90.92.070 into the trust water rights program.
  • HB 1168 – Concerning long-term forest health and the reduction of wildfire dangers.
  • HB 1180 – Concerning public testimony at public meetings, including virtual meetings.
  • HB 1211 – Concerning salmon-safe communities.
  • HB 1216 – Concerning urban and community forestry.
  • HB 1329 – Relating to public meeting accessibility and participation.
  • HB 1336 – Creating and expanding unrestricted authority for public entities to provide telecommunications services to end users.

Senate Bills

  • SB 5060 – Concerning the preservation of water rights for farmland and economic development.
  • SB 5126 – Concerning the Washington Climate Commitment Act
  • SB 5159 – Concerning payments in lieu of real property taxes by the department of the fish and wildlife.
  • SB 5206 – Eliminating expedited processing of an alternative energy resource facility fueled by solar energy on certain designated lands before the energy facility site evaluation council.
  • SB 5220 – Concern the taxation of salmon recovery grants.
  • SB 5253 – Implementing the recommendations of the pollinator health task force.
  • SB 5273 – Concerning the replacement of shoreline armoring.
  • SB 5306 – Concerning local salmon habitat recovery planning in critical areas.

 

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