Search

Bills by Topic Results

Bills that have passed the Legislature are shown in bold text with an * preceding them.

ABORTION  ABORTION RSS Feed
               
Elective, and certain organizations, public funds use for, prohibitions: HB 2294, HB 2754
Parental notification, requirements: HB 1493, SB 5289
Sex-selection abortions, prohibiting: SB 6612
Termination of pregnancy, health plan coverage: HB 1647, SB 5574
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, prohibiting actions for, abortion provisions: SB 5747
ABUSE  (See CHILDREN; CRIMES; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT; VULNERABLE ADULTS)
ACCOUNTANTS AND ACCOUNTING  ACCOUNTANTS AND ACCOUNTING RSS Feed
               
Certified public accountants, attest or compilation services, defining "reports": HB 2433, * ESHB 2433, CH 127 (2016), SB 6406, ESSB 6406
Certified public accountants, private investigator regulations exemption: * HB 1263, CH 105 (2015)
Local government financial audits, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor, option to request: ESHB 2148
Scholarships, certified public accounting scholarship program, establishing: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5534, * SSB 5534, CH 215 (2015)
ACCOUNTS  (See PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS)
ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS  ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS RSS Feed
               (See also ORDERS OF COURT)
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures: HB 1248
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures and arbitrator continuing legal education: ESHB 1248
Arbitration, interest arbitration, ordering when unfair labor practices: HB 1230
Arbitration, international commercial arbitration proceedings: HB 1070, SHB 1070, * SB 5227, CH 276 (2015)
Dispute resolution centers, increasing funding through various court filing fee surcharges: HB 2674, SHB 2674, SB 6448
Habeas corpus, writ for return of child, fees waiver by sheriff, when: EHB 1632, SHB 1632
ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, OFFICE  ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Adjudicative proceedings, administrative law judge from office, provisions: HB 2081, SB 5686, SB 6019, SSB 6019
Adjudicative proceedings, appeals of audits of local governments or state agencies: HB 2148
Adjudicative proceedings, removal to office: HB 1208, SB 5369
Insurance commissioner, office employees who have presided over hearings, transfer to OAH: SB 5103
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS RSS Feed
               (See also GUARDIANSHIP)
Child welfare court cases, one family one team public-private partnership, office role: HB 1734, SHB 1734
Detention facilities, youth in for violating court orders, tracking, office role: SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Domestic violence perpetrator treatment, work group on, office to convene: SHB 1632
Family and juvenile court improvement program phase II, public-private initiative, office role: SHB 1734
Forensic evaluation, competency restoration, and civil commitment, forms for court orders for, office role: * 2E2SSB 5177, CH 7 (2015)
Guardianship, modification or termination of, complaint procedure, office role: SB 5607, * ESSB 5607, CH 293 (2015)
Juvenile justice, Washington state partnership council on, creating in office: SB 6557
Pretrial grant program, establishment by office: SHB 1885
Traffic-based financial obligations, payment plans unified system and work group, office role: EHB 2659, SB 6360
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE RSS Feed
               (See also LEGISLATURE)
Adjudicative proceedings, appeals of audits of local governments or state agencies: HB 2148
Adjudicative proceedings, deposition and final determination deadlines and judicial review petitions: SB 6464, SSB 6464
Adjudicative proceedings, including ex parte communications and initial and final orders: SB 6019, SSB 6019
Adjudicative proceedings, removal to office of administrative hearings: HB 1208, SB 5369
Adjudicative proceedings, when agency presides and is a party, ex parte communications: SB 5777
Adjudicative proceedings, when agency presides and is a party, requiring administrative hearings office ALJ: HB 2081, SB 5686
Administrative law, unnecessary laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Common school administrative rules, district waiver of certain statutes and rules: HB 1640
Declaratory orders, entering by agency, limiting authority: SB 5371
Ecology, department of, greenhouse gas emission-limiting rule or policy, requiring authorizing legislation for: SB 6173
Ecology, department of, rules more stringent than in abutting jurisdiction, prohibition: HB 2013
Ecology, department of, significant agency land use actions, empirical science use: HB 1963, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Education system, equity impact review process, for screening rules and budget proposals: HB 1899, SB 5718
Electrical rules, nonadministrative, modifying adoption process: HB 2810
Fish and wildlife, department of, significant agency land use actions, empirical science use: HB 1963, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Fuels, carbon content of, agency rules and orders regulating, express legislative authorization for: HB 1881
Health care authority, dental providers, suspending rules and rule-making authority affecting: HB 2502
Human rights commission, requiring WAC 162-32-060 repeal and no further gender-segregated facilities rule making: HB 2935, SB 6443
Judicial review of administrative actions, action by nongovernment party, government party payment of costs: HB 2748
Judicial review of administrative actions, after agency failure to meet certain deadlines: SB 6464, SSB 6464
Judicial review of administrative actions, legal interpretation by court without deference to agency's interpretation: HB 1207, SB 5374
Judicial review of administrative actions, new evidence, modifying limitations on: HB 1206, SB 5373
Labor and industries, department of, appeals in certain cases, amount of required certified check: HB 2548
Review of rules and rule making, petitions for: HB 1209, HB 1816, HB 2246, * EHB 2253, CH 11 (2015), HB 2554, SB 5274, SSB 5274, SB 5364
Rule making by agencies, citation of specific constitutional authority: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, economic impact determinations for all rules: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, limited delegation of legislative authority to agencies via legislation: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, new information revealed in hearings, legislative policy committees notification: HB 1913
Rule making by agencies, petitions for, requirements when agency denies: SB 6032
Rule making by agencies, specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, statutory authority for and preadoption review and yearly expiration of: SB 6396
Rule making by agencies, suspending, exceptions: HB 1371
Rule making, abrogation of agency rules by governor or legislature: HB 1200, HB 1201, HB 1202, SB 5365, SB 5367, SB 5372
Rule making, requiring APA adoption and filing with office of code reviser: HB 2311, SB 6456
Rule making, requiring APA adoption, WAC codification, and legislative ratification: HB 1200, HB 1203, HB 1204, SB 5366, SB 5368, SB 5372
ADMINISTRATIVE RULES REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT  (See LEGISLATURE)
ADULT FAMILY HOMES  (See LONG-TERM CARE)
ADVANCED COLLEGE TUITION PAYMENT (GET) PROGRAM  ADVANCED COLLEGE TUITION PAYMENT (GET) PROGRAM RSS Feed
               
College affordability program, GET committee duties in connection with: * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
College in the high school and running start programs, paying with GET units: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
Tuition units for purchase and use, increasing: HB 1556, SHB 1556
Tuition units, minimum limit and payout value, provisions: HB 2582
Washington college savings program, and plan account, GET committee to administer: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
ADVERTISING  ADVERTISING RSS Feed
               
Fantasy sports games, when constituting illegal gambling, unlawful to advertise: HB 2370
Free coffee at safety rest areas, restoring signage that advertises: SB 5068
Newspapers, official notice publication in, advertising rates: HB 1797
Transportation, department of, sale of commercial advertising on DOT web sites and social media: HB 2650, SB 6359
Vapor products, labeling and advertising, regulation of: HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2910, SB 5573
AERONAUTICS  AERONAUTICS RSS Feed
               
Aerospace training or educational program, Everett Community College to offer: HB 1880, * SB 5746, CH 218 (2015)
Agricultural aircraft, as "qualifying farm machinery" for sales tax exemption purposes: HB 2572
Aircraft, registration, proof of, and penalty structure when late: HB 2413, * SHB 2413, CH 20 (2016)
Airplanes, large private, sales tax exemption for purchase and repair, narrowing to include only nonresident individual owners: HB 2992
Airplanes, new building construction for maintenance repair operators for, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2839, SHB 2839, * 2SHB 2839, CH 191 (2016), SB 6454
Airports, funding for aviation airport aid grant program: HB 1526
Airports, municipal, relation to fire protection service authorities: SHB 1606
Airports, state grants to, using aircraft excise tax revenues: HB 1526, SB 5324, SSB 5324, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Airports, unmanned aerial vehicles operated near, prohibitions: HB 2774
Civil air patrol, recognizing the Washington state wing: * SR 8620 (2015), * SR 8717 (2016)
Commercial airplanes, new building construction for maintenance repair operators for, sales and use exemption: SB 6047
Employment, assessing level of and high-wage growth in, relation to certain preferential B&O tax rates: HB 2147, HB 2638, HB 2994
Employment, role in aerospace industry tax preferences performance statement: HB 2265
Employment, statewide aerospace wage requirement for certain tax incentives: HB 1786, SHB 1786
Fires, wildland, using aerial forces to suppress: SSB 6657
Rotorcraft, commercial, tax preferences: HB 1736, SB 5756
Spacecraft, development and manufacturing of, B&O and sales and use tax preferences: HB 2226, SHB 2226
Tsoo, Wong, Boeing's first engineer, 100th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8693 (2016)
Unmanned aerial vehicles, dangerous drone operations near correctional facilities, prohibiting: SB 6437, SSB 6437
Unmanned aerial vehicles, procedures and prohibitions: HB 2016, HB 2774, SB 6437, SSB 6437
Unmanned aircraft, nefarious drone enterprises, special allegation of: SB 5499
Unmanned aircraft, prohibitions: HB 1093, ESHB 1093
AFRICAN-AMERICANS  AFRICAN-AMERICANS RSS Feed
               
African American history month, supporting observance of February as: * SR 8716 (2016)
Allen African American Methodist Episcopal Church, commending members' work on Richard Allen postal stamp: * SR 8719 (2016)
Contributions of African Americans, recognizing: * SR 8716 (2016)
Educational opportunity gap, oversight and accountability committee recommendations: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., honoring: * HR 4603 (2015), * HR 4649 (2016), * SR 8603 (2015), * SR 8692 (2016)
National African American parent involvement day, congratulating participating communities: * HR 4677 (2016)
Purce, Dr. Thomas L. "Les," The Evergreen State College president, recognizing: * HR 4630 (2015), * SR 8650 (2015)
Selma to Montgomery marches, fiftieth anniversary, honoring: * SR 8630 (2015)
Stewart, William P., requesting SR 99 be named William P. Stewart memorial highway: * HJM 4010 (2016), SJM 8014, SSJM 8014
Teachers, classroom teachers of color, posting data on internet: SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
Teachers, classroom, data disaggregated into race and ethnicity categories: HB 2608
AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS  (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
AGRICULTURE  AGRICULTURE RSS Feed
               (See also FARMS AND FARMING; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; LIVESTOCK; WATER RIGHTS; WEEDS)
AgForestry Foundation president Dave Roseleip, congratulating: * SR 8667 (2015)
Agriculture industry, port operations for, requesting assistance to minimize negative impacts: HJM 4005
Aircraft, agricultural, as "qualifying farm machinery" for sales tax exemption purposes: HB 2572
Apple industry, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8646 (2015), * SR 8728 (2016)
Bees and beekeepers, tax preferences: SB 5017, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Bees, honey, replacing pollen-rich noxious weeds with forage plants, pilot project: HB 1654, SHB 1654, 2SHB 1654, * EHB 2478, CH 44 (2016)
Benitz, Max, former representative and senator, recognizing for agricultural achievements: * SR 8697 (2016)
Berry growing operations, commercial, outdoor burning of pruning waste: SB 6178
Biosolids and sludge, approved beneficial food and fertilizer uses, for-sale labeling requirements: HB 2386
Cesar Chavez day, recognizing March thirty-first as: HB 1560, SB 5565
Chickens, highly pathogenic avian influenza, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Commodities, vehicle weight limits when carrying: HB 2611, SB 6265, SSB 6265
Crop protection products, hazardous substance tax exemption, when: HB 1220, SB 5209, SSB 5209, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Daffodils, recognizing the daffodil festival: * HR 4632 (2015), * HR 4678 (2016), * SR 8645 (2015), * SR 8730 (2016)
Dairy purpose of use water rights, modifying "municipal water supply purposes" to include: HB 2788, SB 6215, ESSB 6215
Dairy workers, Washington's, honoring: * SR 8694 (2016)
Fairs, acknowledging the high value of fairs and fairgrounds: * HR 4606 (2015), * SR 8606 (2015)
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, property tax exemption extension: SB 5706
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, rented property owned by, taxation of: SB 5708, SSB 5708, 2SSB 5708, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Fairs, Walla Walla Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4679 (2016)
Food policy forum, Washington, establishing: HB 1685, ESHB 1685
Food safety and animal health program, certain fee increases: HB 2128, * ESHB 2128, CH 27 (2015)
Food system, state, study of, to include goal for expansion of capacity: ESHB 1685
Food, economic development of local system, studying: HB 1710, SHB 1710
Hemp, as commercial animal feed component, study of: * HB 1268, CH 106 (2015)
Hemp, industrial production of: HB 1552, SHB 1552, SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 6206
Hemp, industrial production of, including research program: * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Human sewage, food and food products grown in, labeling requirements: HB 1985
Interference with agricultural production, crime of: HB 1104
Irrigation and agricultural irrigation, modifying "municipal water supply purposes" to include: HB 2788, SB 6215, ESSB 6215
Labor, agricultural labor skills and safety grant program, creating: HB 1127, * SHB 1127, CH 68 (2015), SB 5019, SSB 5019
Lands, agricultural, agricultural activity discharges from, violation reported by named third party, notice of: SB 6551
Lands, agricultural, canine kenneling and equine boarding on land zoned as: HB 2735
Lands, agricultural, innovative zoning of, target-shooting facilities: HB 2814
Lands, agricultural, river and sediment management demonstration projects for protecting: SB 5347, ESSB 5347
Lands, designated agricultural areas, no minimum acreage requirements for: HB 2420
Lands, long-term commercial significance, local or state agency-owned, use: SB 5013
Lands, qualifying as agricultural, conversion to wetlands or fish habitat or allowing tidal inundation, prohibiting: HB 1629, HB 1630
Lands, qualifying as agricultural, prohibiting conversion from agriculture activities: HB 1214, HB 1215, HB 1216, SB 5168, SB 5169, SB 5170
Meat facilities, custom, annual custom meat license for: HB 1522
Poultry, highly pathogenic avian influenza, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Producers and regulatory staff, forums for: SB 5060
Research and innovations, agricultural, life sciences discovery fund authority mission to include: HB 1670
Seed sales, mandatory nonbinding arbitration provisions, repealing: HB 2635, SB 6344
Seed, procurement by state agencies, identity and purity of: SB 5972, SSB 5972
Seeds, marijuana, seed and plant sales to retailers with medical endorsement: HB 2696
Seeds, native and reclamation, testing requirements: SB 5273
Tulips, Skagit Valley tulip festival, celebrating: * HR 4620 (2015), * SR 8638 (2015)
Wildlife damage to crops, compensation claim damage assessor costs, DFW responsibility: SB 6450
Wildlife damage to crops, compensation claims, prohibiting DFW management actions until paid: SB 5712
Wildlife damage to crops, permitting public hunting as preventive measure, prohibiting DFW from requiring: HB 2870
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT  AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Apple commission, provisions: HB 2412, SHB 2412, SB 6290, * SSB 6290, CH 15 (2016) V
Applications and permits, requiring consistent and prompt department decision making: SB 5197, SSB 5197
Avian influenza, highly pathogenic, outbreak response preemptive plan development, department role: HB 2273
Beef commission, assessment by, modifying provisions: SB 6638, SSB 6638
Commodity boards and commissions, assessments by, exception to simple majority approval requirement, repealing: SB 6186
Cottage food operations, maximum sales limit for permit, department role: HB 1742, * SB 5603, CH 196 (2015)
Dairy products commission, duties related to dairy farm-produced nutrients: * HB 2634, CH 101 (2016), SB 6343
Farm-to-school program, appropriating funds for: SB 6039
Food safety and animal health program, certain fee increases, department role: HB 2128, * ESHB 2128, CH 27 (2015)
Fruit and vegetable inspection districts, merging: HB 2633, * SB 6345, CH 229 (2016)
Hemp, as commercial animal feed component, department to study: * HB 1268, CH 106 (2015)
Hemp, industrial production of, department role: SB 6206
Hemp, industrial production of, including research program, department role: * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Hemp, industrial production of, licensing and regulatory provisions, department role: HB 1552, SHB 1552
Livestock, electronic cattle transaction reporting system, establishing, department role: SHB 1755, * SSB 5733, CH 197 (2015)
Livestock, movement reporting system, establishing, department role: HB 1755, SB 5733
Meat facilities, custom, annual custom meat license for, department regulatory role: HB 1522
Pesticide licensees, recertification waiver, comparable standards for, department role: HB 1527, * SHB 1527, CH 184 (2015), SB 5601, SSB 5601
Pesticides, human exposure to, investigation of and department role: HB 2751
Seed sales, mandatory nonbinding arbitration involving department, repealing: HB 2635, SB 6344
Small farm direct marketing assistance program, appropriating funds for: SB 6039
Solid waste, disease and pest control, department regulatory role: SB 6605, * ESSB 6605, CH 119 (2016)
Wine commission, assessment, exempting cider makers: * HB 1179, CH 76 (2015), SB 5260
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES  AIR POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES RSS Feed
               
Facilities, criteria-pollutant sources, notice of construction permits for, prohibiting authority issuance for certain areas: HB 2980
Vacancies on boards, nominations to fill, role of city selection committees: HB 2510, SB 6348
AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION  AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also CLIMATE; ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT; POLLUTION LIABILITY INSURANCE AGENCY)
Applications and permits, requiring consistent and prompt agency decision making: SB 5197, SSB 5197
Asphalt production facilities, notice of construction order of approval, updated: HB 2385
Burning, forest resiliency burning permits, issuance and requirements: HB 2928
Burning, forest resiliency burning pilot project, DNR to conduct: * ESHB 2928, CH 110 (2016), SSB 6657
Burning, outdoor, of commercial berry growing pruning waste: SB 6178
Burning, outdoor, prohibiting in certain urban growth areas, when: SB 6644
Burning, permits for, narrowing grounds for refusing or revoking use of: SB 6511, SSB 6511, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed burn managers, certification program for, creating: SB 6502, SSB 6502, SB 6511, SSB 6511, SB 6632, SSB 6632, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed, for silvicultural forest land purposes, updating smoke management plan for: SB 6510, SSB 6510, SB 6632, SSB 6632, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed, multilingual notices for: SSB 6657
Carbon pollution market and competitiveness certificate programs, creating: HB 1314, SHB 1314, SB 5283
Carbon pollution market and competitiveness certificate programs, including rebates, creating: SB 6121
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuel, imposing through evergreen initiative: SB 6306
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels consumption, I-732: SI 732, HI 732
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels consumption, I-732, "2016 act" to be on ballot as alternative: HB 2777, SB 6381
Facilities, criteria-pollutant sources, notice of construction permits for, prohibiting for certain areas: HB 2980
Greenhouse gas emissions, defining for energy independence act purposes: SB 5735, ESSB 5735
Greenhouse gas emissions, direct legislative authorization for agency attempts to reduce: HB 1325
Greenhouse gas emissions, electric generation facilities, state plan compliance options: SHB 2506
Greenhouse gas emissions, electric generation facilities, state plan mass-based compliance option: HB 2506
Greenhouse gas emissions, restricting beyond federal regulations, prohibiting: HB 2421
Greenhouse gas emissions, source reduction activities credit, rules to allow: HB 2684
Greenhouse gas emissions, statewide limit, requiring authorization in legislation for rule or policy establishing: SB 6173
Hazards, exposure to, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Motor vehicle emissions, adoption of standards, modifying regulatory authority: HB 1487, SHB 1487, SB 5423
Motor vehicle emissions, manufacturers falsely certifying vehicles as meeting standards, violations and penalties: SB 6419
Natural gas engines, in combined heat and power systems, emission limits and permits: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Solid fuel burning devices, installation and use during temporary outages: HB 2785, * ESHB 2785, CH 187 (2016)
AIRCRAFT  (See AERONAUTICS; TAXES - AIRCRAFT EXCISE TAX)
AIRLINES AND AIRPORTS  (See AERONAUTICS)
ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE  ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE RSS Feed
               (See also DRUGS; TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
Alcohol, powdered, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession of: SB 6082
Behavioral health and medical services, via managed care in regional service area, certain reimbursements, when: SB 5924
Behavioral health services, combined mental health and chemical dependency services, repealing 2014 act: HB 2228
Behavioral health services, integrated behavioral health training centers of excellence, establishing: HB 2927
Behavioral health services, providing, training for leveraging federal funds: HB 2850, SB 6430, * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Behavioral health services, task force on aligning with primary health care: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Behavioral health treatment services and facilities, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Chemical dependency professionals, chemical dependency peer support services and specialist credential: SSB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, mental health and chemical dependency dual licensure: SB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SSB 6036
Chemical dependency recovery programs, funding: SB 5078, SSB 5078
Chemical dependency treatment, funding support services for: HB 1598, SB 5178
Chemical dependency treatment, health or social welfare organizations providing, B&O tax deductions: HB 2028, SB 6477, SSB 6477
Chemical dependency treatment, involuntary and minors, integration with mental health treatment: HB 1713, ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Chemical dependency treatment, involuntary, detention standards, modifying: HB 1945, HB 2282, SB 5687
Chemical dependency treatment, non-hospital facilities, patient ambulance transport to: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015), HB 2044
Chemical dependency treatment, parent or guardian authority to admit minor to and keep in program for: HB 2958
Chemical dependency treatment, program certification, transferring duties from DSHS to department of health: HB 1888, SHB 1888
Chemical dependency treatment, residential, availability as drug offender sentencing alternative: HB 1569, SHB 1569
Chemical dependency, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorder treatment disposition alternative for juvenile offenders, creating: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 106 (2016)
Chemical dependency, replacing with "substance use disorder," in treatment administrative provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Defendants, pretrial alcohol and drug monitoring programs, pretrial supervision costs limitation exemption for: * SSB 6134, CH 35 (2015)
Defendants, pretrial electronic alcohol monitoring programs, pretrial supervision costs limitation exemption for: SB 6134
Defendants, pretrial electronic or alcohol abstinence monitoring services, defendant to reimburse for costs: * SSB 6134, CH 35 (2015)
Electronic alcohol monitoring devices for offenders, sales and use tax exemptions for: HB 2983
Homeless, chemical dependency and/or mental illness treatment for, using certain account funds for: SB 6647
Intoxication, voluntary, as criminal charge defense, prohibiting: HB 2275
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for: HB 2501
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for, work group to study: SHB 2501
Opioid overdoses, overdose medications to counteract, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Recovery, alcohol or drug addiction fellowship sponsors, testimony by: HB 2789, SB 6498, * SSB 6498, CH 24 (2016) V
Sentencing for criminal offenses, alcohol or controlled substance possession or use, prohibitions: * SB 5104, CH 81 (2015)
Students, truancy, substance abuse assessment or mental health evaluation: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Substance abuse programs, funding with marijuana excise tax revenues: HB 1673, SHB 1673, SB 5245, SSB 5245
Substance abuse, youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program, creating: HB 1642
Substance use disorder treatment, involuntary and minors, integration with mental health treatment: ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Substance use disorder, integrating administrative provisions into community mental health system provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Substance use disorder, replacing "chemical dependency" with, in treatment administrative provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Workers' compensation benefits, for liquor- or drug-caused injuries or diseases, limiting, criteria: HB 1454
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES RSS Feed
               (See also LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD; LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD; TAXES - EXCISE; TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
Beer, additional tax, revenue use for health security trust: SB 5741
Beer, domestic breweries and microbreweries, providing promotional items to certain nonprofits: HB 1768, * SB 5662, CH 94 (2015)
Beer, in cans, exemption from detachable ring sales prohibition, when: HB 1525, SHB 1525, SB 5008
Beer, microbreweries, sales by, including cider in tasting rooms: * HB 1342, CH 42 (2015)
Beer, microbreweries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Beer, on-tap sales, endorsement for grocery store licensees, conditions: HB 1198, SHB 1198, SB 5280, * SSB 5280, CH 192 (2015)
Charter party and excursion service carriers, regulation of, alcoholic beverage provisions: HB 1882, SHB 1882, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 233 (2015)
Cider, alcohol content for purposes of liquor excise taxes: HB 2581, * SB 6325, CH 225 (2016)
Cider, domestic winery-produced, sales in microbrewery tasting rooms: * HB 1342, CH 42 (2015)
Cider, exempting makers from wine commission assessment: * HB 1179, CH 76 (2015), SB 5260
Cider, in cans, exemption from detachable ring sales prohibition, when: SHB 1525
Cider, on-tap sales, endorsement for grocery store licensees, conditions: HB 1198, SHB 1198, SB 5280, * SSB 5280, CH 192 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, spirits sales at farmers markets: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, spirits sampling provisions: HB 1903, HB 1976, SHB 1976, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, various sales of own spirits: SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, various sales of own spirits, as well as wine and beer: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353
Distributors, employees between 18 and 21, allowing liquor handling and transporting by, conditions: HB 1478, * ESB 5504, CH 33 (2015)
Distributors, price discrimination, prohibiting: SB 5660
Excursion service and charter party carriers, regulation of, alcoholic beverage provisions: HB 1882, SHB 1882, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 233 (2015)
Farmers markets, sales by wineries, microbreweries, or craft distilleries: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353
Farmers markets, serving spirits samples, endorsement for: HB 1976
Farmers markets, spirits sales by distilleries and craft distilleries: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Farmers markets, wine and beer samples at, wineries and microbreweries offering: HB 2641, SB 6390
Jail, persons in, prohibiting alcohol during term of confinement: * SHB 2900, CH 199 (2016) PV
Licensees, beer and/or wine specialty shops with spirits retail license, industry member personal services offered to: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Licensees, card of identification, various provisions: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, free beer and wine samples, when: * HB 1124, CH 180 (2015)
Licensees, retail, authority to sell gift certificates and cards: SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licensees, spirits retail, group of individual retailers, delivery at individual premises: SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), SSB 5660
Licensees, technical changes, various: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, various, purchase of liquor, repealing provision: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, beer and/or wine specialty shops, wine retailer reseller endorsement, creating: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Licenses, distiller/rectifier, holders selling spirits at retail, spirits retail license issuance fee exemption: HB 1975
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, delivering spirits, conditions and requirements: SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, shipping own spirits to residents: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353
Licenses, food truck beer and/or wine license: HB 1108
Licenses, special occasion, nonprofits, winery serving and taking orders for own wine at event hosted by: SHB 2701, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, not-for-profit organizations, wine sales for on-premises consumption: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, wine sales for on-premises consumption: SB 5155
Licenses, special occasion-licensed event, winery's own wine for off-premises consumption, retail sales endorsement: HB 2701, SB 6470
Licenses, spirits retail, beer and/or wine specialty shops with, industry member personal services offered to: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Licenses, spirits retail, former state liquor stores or contract liquor stores, business loss fee credit: HB 2831
Licenses, spirits retail, license issuance fee provisions: HB 1807, SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), HB 1975, HB 2504, SB 5660, SSB 5660
Licenses, spirits retail, nonprofit organizations, exemption from issuance fee and certain sales taxes: SB 5353
Licenses, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Liquor excise taxes, cider alcohol content for purposes of: HB 2581, * SB 6325, CH 225 (2016)
Liquor excise taxes, revenues, distribution from liquor revolving fund: HB 1517, HB 2438, SB 5896, SB 6425
Liquor excise taxes, wine sales by winery, exemption for certain amount each year: HB 2642, SB 6388
Liquor industry members, personal services for retailers, authorizing, when: HB 1429, SB 5248, SSB 5248
Liquor industry members, providing purchase credit to a retailer, authorizing, when: SB 6011
Liquor stores, state, individual purchases disclosure exemption, repealing: * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016)
Permits, special occasion or banquet, sales of beer, wine, and spirits: SB 5353
Permits, special, private collection of wine or spirits, sale of: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Permits, special, tasting and selling brewery's own beer at private event: * HB 2605, CH 129 (2016), SB 6346
Permits, special, tasting and selling spirits of distillery's own production at private event: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Permits, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Personal services by industry members, offering to certain retail license holders, when: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Powdered alcohol, applying regular liquor statutes to: SB 5292
Powdered alcohol, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession of: SB 6082
Powdered alcohol, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession, with exceptions: * SSB 5292, CH 193 (2015)
Prison inmates, prohibiting alcohol while incarcerated: * SHB 2900, CH 199 (2016) PV
Prison inmates, prohibiting alcohol while incarcerated, impact on earned early release: HB 2900
Prohibition on sale of liquor, local option, municipality and county power to repeal: HB 1564, SB 5167
Prohibition on sale of liquor, local option, territory annexed into city after: * SHB 1564, CH 153 (2015), SSB 5167
Restaurants and other on-premises retailers, preferential pricing, authorizing, conditions: HB 2577, SB 6324
Spirits and wine, retailer authorized to sell, volume discounts and accepting and making deliveries: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Spirits retail licensees, former state liquor stores or contract liquor stores, business loss fee credit: HB 2831
Spirits retail licensees, group of individual retailers, delivery at individual premises: SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), SSB 5660
Spirits, additional taxes, revenue use for health security trust: SB 5741
Spirits, distilleries and craft distilleries, sampling provisions: HB 1903, HB 1976, SHB 1976
Spirits, retail license fee, renaming as sales tax, with revenue for education: HB 1902
Spirits, retailers selling for resale, provisions: HB 1343, SB 5301, SSB 5301
Spirits, sales tax, comprehensive reduction: HB 1680, SB 5711
Stores, 16- and 17-year-old employees, authorizing liquor handling by: HB 1457
Tasting, by certain post-secondary students: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Wine and spirits, retailer authorized to sell, volume discounts and accepting and making deliveries: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Wine manufacturers, private tasting and selling event, special permit for: HB 1380, SHB 1380, SB 5596, * SSB 5596, CH 195 (2015)
Wine, beer and/or wine specialty shop license retailer reseller endorsement, creating: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Wine, on-tap sales, when license permits on-tap beer sales: HB 1362, SB 5213
Wineries, domestic licensees, tasting rooms: HB 1290, SHB 1290, HB 2960, SB 5212
Wineries, domestic, creation of new wineries in Washington, reports concerning: SHB 1290
Wineries, domestic, own wine at special occasion-licensed event for off-premises consumption, retail sales endorsement: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470
Wineries, domestic, serving and taking orders for own wine at nonprofit special occasion licensee's event: * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Wineries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: HB 2960, SB 5353, SSB 5353
ALIENS  (See IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANTS, AND IMMIGRATION STATUS)
ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES  (See FUELS; MOTOR VEHICLES; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.)
ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; SENIOR CITIZENS)
AMBULATORY SURGICAL FACILITIES  (See HEALTH CARE)
AMMUNITION  (See FIREARMS)
AMPHITHEATERS  (See PERFORMING ARTS AND PERFORMANCE FACILITIES)
AMUSEMENT MACHINES/GAMES  (See ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS; GAMBLING)
ANAEROBIC DIGESTERS  (See LIVESTOCK; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.)
ANIMALS  ANIMALS RSS Feed
               (See also HORSES; LIVESTOCK; VETERINARIANS; WILDLIFE)
Abuse of animals, offender registration and animal abuse registry: SB 6234
Attack by aggressive and violent animal, right of self-defense against: HB 1474
Cruelty to animals, modifying provisions: HB 2644, * SHB 2644, CH 181 (2016), HB 2906, * ESHB 2906, CH 136 (2016), SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 235 (2015) PV, SB 6529, SSB 6529
Dogs, breed-based regulations, prohibiting, when: HB 1018, SHB 1018
Dogs, kenneling and boarding facilities, on land zoned for agriculture: HB 2735
Dogs, unlawful dog tethering act, restraint restrictions: SB 5812
Massage, animal, changing "practitioner" to "therapist": HB 2425, * SHB 2425, CH 41 (2016), SB 6181
Massage, replacing certification with Washington effective licensing port registration: HB 2622
Pandas, efforts of State Panda Foundation and Woodland Park and Point Defiance zoos to bring to state, supporting: * HR 4673 (2016), SR 8733
Pet adoption fees, for animal rescue organization ownership transfer, removing from "sale" definition: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Research and innovations, animal science, life sciences discovery fund authority mission to include: HB 1670
Unattended confined animals, class 2 civil infraction, when: SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 235 (2015) PV
ANTIFREEZE PRODUCTS  (See MOTOR VEHICLES)
APPLE COMMISSION  (See AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT)
APPLIANCES  (See ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS)
APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS  APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS RSS Feed
               
Apprenticeship and training council, certain grant awards report, requirements: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Building code officials, apprenticeship and training program: HB 1387, SB 5882
Electricians, certain certificates of competency, apprenticeship program for: EHB 1590, SB 6581
Labor hours of apprentice utilization, compliance with percentage as responsible bidder criterion: HB 2846, SB 6574
Labor hours, definition, modifying for public works apprenticeship utilization: * HB 1595, CH 48 (2015), SB 5734
Public works, certain contracts, apprentice utilization requirements for: * 2ESB 5993, CH 40 (2015), SB 6031
Public works, subsidized, apprentice utilization by recipients of certain tax preferences or loans: HB 1038, SHB 1038
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship programs, modifying: * ESB 5863, CH 164 (2015)
APPRENTICESHIP AND TRAINING COUNCIL  (See APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS)
AQUACULTURE  (See FISH)
AQUATIC LANDS  (See PUBLIC LANDS)
ARBITRATION  (See ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS)
ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF  ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF RSS Feed
               
Cemeteries, abandoned, modifying definition and allowing burials in, department role: HB 3004
Cemeteries, historic, preservation capital grant program, department role: * HB 2637, CH 102 (2016)
Main street program, trust fund, increasing amount of tax credits for contributions to: HB 1370, SHB 1370, HB 2247, SB 5313, SSB 5313
ARCHITECTS  (See PROFESSIONS)
ART AND ARTWORKS  ART AND ARTWORKS RSS Feed
               
Creative districts, state-certified, designation and certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Cultural access programs, creation: HB 1107, SHB 1107, 2SHB 1107, HB 2247, HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015), SB 5463, SSB 5463
Environmental policy, state, art and cultural resources as components of: HB 2972, SB 6646
Higher education institutions, expending part of art allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Nonprofit arts organizations, exemption from spirits retail license issuance fee and certain sales taxes: SB 5353
Public art works or artistic designs, use of transportation funds for, prohibiting: HB 1326
Public buildings, appropriations for construction, eliminating public art purchases with: SB 5190
ARTS COMMISSION  ARTS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also ART AND ARTWORKS)
Creative districts, state-certified, local government designation and commission certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Higher education institutions, expending part of art allocation during design phase, commission role: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
ASBESTOS  (See HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC)
ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES  (See LONG-TERM CARE)
ATHLETES AND ATHLETICS  (See PROFESSIONS; SPORTS)
ATTORNEY GENERAL  ATTORNEY GENERAL RSS Feed
               (See also ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS; CIVIL PROCEDURE)
Animal abuse offenses, animal abuse offender registry, attorney general to maintain: SB 6234
Arrests or convictions, employers prematurely asking applicants about, attorney general enforcement: 2SHB 1701
Assistant attorneys general, collective bargaining rights, interest arbitration, without the right to strike: HB 2034
For-profit higher education institutions and private vocational schools, unfair business practices, investigating: HB 1949
Homeowners' association ombuds, office of, establishing in attorney general's office: HB 2423, SB 6212
Homicide, justifiable, and use of deadly force by law enforcement, data concerning, attorney general role: HB 2882, SB 6294
Incapacitated adults, alleged theft or financial exploitation by guardian, investigation and action by AG: SB 5945
Medicaid fraud false claims act, reauthorizing to aid prosecution by office: SB 5287
Military and veteran legal assistance, office of, creating within attorney general's office: HB 2496, SHB 2496, SB 6300, SSB 6300
Minority and women-owned businesses, contracts with, requirements compliance enforcement by attorney general: HB 2933
Pregnant women, workplace accommodations for, attorney general to investigate complaints: ESHB 2307
Rule making by state agencies, preadoption review by attorney general: SB 6396
Traffic-based financial obligations, payment plans work group, AG to convene: EHB 2659, SB 6360, * SSB 6360, CH 230 (2016)
ATTORNEY, POWER OF  (See ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE; MENTAL HEALTH)
ATTORNEYS  ATTORNEYS RSS Feed
               
Bar association, repealing statutes establishing and regulating members of: HB 1772
Bar associations, mandatory, prohibiting through shifting of functions to supreme court, constitutional amendment: HJR 4207
Legal service contractors and plans, regulation of: HB 1177, SB 5412
Prosecuting attorney, county, accused of wrongdoing, appointing independent counsel: SB 6159
Prosecuting attorney, county, as partisan or nonpartisan office: HB 2302
Prosecuting attorneys, deputy, oath of office requirement: HB 2090
Prosecuting attorneys, financial affairs statement, requirements: HB 1397, SB 5308
AUCTIONS AND AUCTIONEERS  (See PROFESSIONS; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
AUDITORS AND AUDITING  AUDITORS AND AUDITING RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS; STATE AUDITOR)
Audits, of local government or state agency, appealing results of: HB 2148
Audits, of local government, option to request financial audit by licensed CPA firm: ESHB 2148
Election reconciliation reports, county auditor and secretary of state duties: HB 2435, SHB 2435
Local government financial audits, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor: ESHB 2148
Local government financial audits, by private entity rather than state auditor: HB 2148
AUTOMOBILES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES)
AVIATION  (See AERONAUTICS)