Morning update: Session Day 22

Staff reportFebruary 3, 2014 

Legislative Building in Olympia.(STEVE BLOOM staff photographer) taken June10,2013

STEVE BLOOM — The Olympian.

Day 22 at the Legislature:

Legislation that would require the Department of Early Learning to provide information on safe sleeping practices to applicants of a child care provider license will have a hearing in the House Early Learning and Human Services Committee. Sponsored by Rep. Ruth Kagi, D-Lake Forest Park, House Bill 2695 will be heard at 1:30 p.m.

House Bill 2706 concerns violations of marijuana laws for those younger than 21. Introduced by Rep. Luis Moscoso, D-Mountlake Terrace, the legislation would make violations a misdemeanor offense. The proposal will have a hearing in the House Government Accountability and Oversight Committee at 1:30 p.m.

A proposal that would require local health departments to provide free infectious-disease testing for good Samaritans will come before the House Health Care and Wellness Committee. House Bill 2530, introduced by Rep. June Robinson, D-Everett, would require the testing regardless of whether it was covered by the person’s health insurance. The hearing is at 1:30 p.m.

House Bill 2700 would create a breast cancer awareness license plate, with proceeds going to the Department of Health’s breast, cervical and colon health program. Introduced by Rep. Monica Stonier, D-Vancouver, the legislation will have a hearing at 3:30 p.m. in the House Transportation Committee.

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