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

BAIL AND BAIL BONDS  BAIL AND BAIL BONDS RSS Feed
               
Agents, licensure and unprofessional conduct: SB 5056, SSB 5056
Bail bond agents, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 2423, HB 2668, SHB 2668
Bail bond premiums, requirement that agent receive cash down payment: HB 1464
Bail, felony offense, individualized determination by judicial officer: HB 1194, * SHB 1194, CH 6 (2012)
Bonds, property and surety, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 2423, HB 2668, SHB 2668
Pretrial release, provisions concerning bail and bail bonds: SB 5056, SSB 5056
BANKS AND BANKING  BANKS AND BANKING RSS Feed
               (See also FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
Business and occupation tax, deduction of interest on loans secured by mortgages or deeds of trust, narrowing deduction for banking and other financial businesses: HB 2794
Business and occupation tax, deduction of interest on loans secured by mortgages or deeds of trust, reducing amount that can be deducted: HB 2078, SHB 2078
Business and occupation tax, first mortgage interest to certain banks, limiting deduction: HB 2157, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Deposits, prize-linked savings deposits, authorizing: HB 1326, SHB 1326, SB 5232, * SSB 5232, CH 303 (2011)
Economic prosperity bank, establishment: HB 2039
BAR ASSOCIATION  (See COURTS)
BASIC HEALTH PLAN  (See HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY)
BEER  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
BICYCLES  (See TRAFFIC)
BIOFUEL  (See FUELS)
BIRDS  (See ANIMALS)
BLIND  BLIND RSS Feed
               (See also BLIND, STATE SCHOOL)
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, creation in connection with termination of disability lifeline program: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Disability lifeline program, reforms to include creation of new disability lifeline programs: HB 2082, SB 5938
Disability lifeline program, termination, new programs to be created: HB 1481, * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
BLIND, STATE SCHOOL  BLIND, STATE SCHOOL RSS Feed
               
School for the blind account, creation: HB 2757, * SHB 2757, CH 114 (2012), SB 6568, SSB 6568
Transfer of school to department of education, provisions: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
BOARDING HOMES  (See LONG-TERM CARE)
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS  (See STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
BOATS  BOATS RSS Feed
               (See also COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING)
Abandoned or derelict vessels, violations and penalties, removal of vessel by authorized public entity: HB 1322, SHB 1322, SB 5271, * SSB 5271, CH 247 (2011)
Boatyard storm water treatment facilities, installation, exemption from shoreline management act requirements in certain cases: * EHB 2469, CH 169 (2012)
Fees, certificates of title, charging fee for duplicate: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012)
Fees, derelict vessel and invasive species removal fee, partial suspension of collection: HB 1395, SB 5036, * SSB 5036, CH 169 (2011)
Historic vessels, collecting of, definition and registration decal provisions: SB 5134
Houseboats and houseboat moorages, use classification: HB 1783, * SHB 1783, CH 212 (2011), SB 5623
Marinas, annual rent rates: HB 1553, SB 5550, SSB 5550
Marine industry, Northwest center of excellence for marine manufacturing and technology, convening: HB 2444
Marine innovation, center for, establishment and funding: SB 6264
Paint, copper-containing antifouling paint, phasing out use on recreational vessels: HB 1785, SHB 1785, SB 5436, * SSB 5436, CH 248 (2011)
Permits, nonresident, revising certain provisions: HB 1904, HB 1944, SB 5372, SB 6248
Permitting and taxation, revising certain provisions: HB 1944, SB 5372
Recreational boating in Washington state, celebrating: * HR 4603 (2011)
Registration and title provisions, reconciling changes made in 2010 legislative sessions: * ESB 5061, CH 171 (2011)
Registration and title provisions, technical amendments and reconciling of changes made in 2010 and 2011 legislative sessions: SB 6479, SSB 6479
Registration, mail-in renewals, processing: HB 1991
Taxation and permitting, revising certain provisions: HB 1944, SB 5372
Titles, quick title for vehicles and vessels: HB 1046, * SHB 1046, CH 326 (2011), SB 5038, SSB 5038
Vehicle prowling, second degree, class C felony in certain cases: SB 5154, ESSB 5154
Vessels exempted from pilotage act, weight limitation in certain cases: * SB 6171, CH 81 (2012)
BODY ART, BODY PIERCING, AND TATTOOING  (See LICENSING, DEPARTMENT; PROFESSIONS)
BONDS  BONDS RSS Feed
               
2012 jobs now act, bond provisions: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Aviation biofuels production facilities, housing finance commission issuance of bonds: HB 2422, * SHB 2422, CH 63 (2012), SB 6238, SSB 6238
Bonds, private activity bond issues by out-of-state issuers, limiting: HB 1761, * SHB 1761, CH 211 (2011), SB 5618, SSB 5618
Capital budget, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation and other bonds: * ESHB 2020, CH 49 (2011)
Debt, limitation on state debts, including bonds and notes: SB 5181
Debt, state, creating commission on state debt: * SSB 5181, CH 46 (2011)
Debt, state, state finance committee to recommend working debt limit: * SSB 5181, CH 46 (2011)
Environmental cleanup and restoration, construction projects for, authorizing bonds to fund: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Forest to shore restoration, construction projects for, authorizing bonds to fund: HB 2793, SHB 2793
General obligation bonds, financing 2009-11 and 2011-13 capital and operating budget projects: HB 1348, SHB 1348
General obligation bonds, financing 2011-13 capital and operating projects: * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Local government bonds, authorization of issuance and payment of principal and interest: * EHB 1730, CH 210 (2011), SB 5695, SSB 5695
Local government capital construction assistance, authorizing bonds to fund: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Lottery revenue bonds, authorization for education construction funding: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Nonrecourse revenue bonds, authorizing economic development finance authority to continue issuing: * SB 5367, CH 176 (2011)
Nonrecourse revenue bonds, taxable, authorizing economic development finance authorities to issue: SB 6140, SSB 6140, * 2SSB 6140, CH 193 (2012)
Public facilities districts, distressed, limited finance plan upon default of indebtedness using loans from new account: EHB 2145
Public facilities districts, distressed, preventing bond defaults using loans from new account: HB 2126, SB 5965
Public facilities districts, distressed, preventing defaults of indebtedness using loans from new account: SHB 2126
Public speedway authority, issuance of bonds: SB 5856
Reporting of local governments to department of commerce, making mandatory reporting optional in certain cases: HB 1855
Tobacco settlement authority, issuance of bonds by authority to fund basic health plan and medical care services: SB 6632
Washington works corps program, issuing bonds in connection with: HB 2802
Water, construction of water quality and safe drinking water projects, authorizing bonds for: HB 2793, SHB 2793
BOXING  (See SPORTS)
BRIDGES  (See ROADS AND HIGHWAYS)
BUDGET  BUDGET RSS Feed
               (See also TITLE ONLY BILLS)
2012 jobs now act, financing 2011-13 capital and operating projects: * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Appropriations legislation, public and legislative review period for omnibus appropriations bills: HB 1344, HJR 4205, SB 5419
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment to require proceeds of debt be spent for capital purposes: HJR 4225
Balanced budget, economic and revenue forecast council duties: HB 2827, SB 6636, * SSB 6636, CH 8 (2012)
Balanced budget, four-year, constitutional amendment to require: ESJR 8222
Balanced budget, requiring balanced current and ensuing fiscal biennium budgets and preparation of budget outlook for budgets: SB 6636, * SSB 6636, CH 8 (2012)
Balanced budget, requiring balanced current fiscal biennium budget and updated budget outlook for budgets: HB 2827
Balanced budget, six-year, submitting to the people as a referendum to require: SB 6596
Basic education expenditures, prioritization, appropriations to be made in legislation separate from omnibus appropriations acts: HB 1415, HJR 4210
Budget outlook work group, creating: HB 2827, SB 6636, * SSB 6636, CH 8 (2012)
Budget stabilization account, transferring funds to general fund: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5199
Capital, 2011-2013: HB 1497, SB 5467
Capital, 2011-2013 biennium and 2011 supplemental: * ESHB 1497, CH 48 (2011) PV
Capital, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation and other bonds: * ESHB 2020, CH 49 (2011)
Capital, supplemental 2011-2013: HB 2168, SHB 2168, * ESB 6074, CH 2 (2012) PV
Collective bargaining, state agreements, rejecting request for funds to implement for 2011-2013 fiscal biennium: SB 5870
Expenditures by state, establishing state expenditure limit: HJR 4227, SB 5864, SB 6045, SJR 8216, SJR 8219
Expenditures by state, modifying state expenditure limit to decrease non-education spending: SB 6567
Extraordinary revenue growth, transferring to budget stabilization account: HJR 4209, * SJR 8206 (2011)
Fiscal notes, estimate of impact of budget decisions to be included: HB 2084, SB 5872
Four-year balanced budgets, constitutional amendment to require: ESJR 8222
General obligation bonds, financing 2009-11 and 2011-13 capital and operating budget projects: HB 1348, SHB 1348
General obligation bonds, financing 2011-13 capital and operating projects: * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
K-12 appropriations, requiring enacting into law before action on other omnibus appropriations legislation: HB 2533, HB 2780
K-12 appropriations, revising 2011 second special session appropriations for 2012-2013: HB 2770
Legislature, returning greater control over budget by eliminating collective bargaining for state employees: SB 5349
New state programs, listing in budget documents, requirements: HB 2679
Omnibus appropriations bills, disclosing long-term fiscal impacts of budget proposals: SB 5930
Omnibus appropriations bills, operating appropriations bill to include state tax expenditure report information: HB 1889, SB 5831
Omnibus appropriations bills, prohibiting substantive law provisions: HJR 4206
Omnibus appropriations bills, public and legislative review period: HB 1344, HJR 4205, SB 5419
Omnibus appropriations bills, restricting amounts that can be appropriated: HB 1426
Omnibus appropriations bills, restricting omnibus operating appropriations proposals: HJR 4207
Omnibus appropriations bills, setting of tuition increases for four-year colleges: SB 5679
Operating, 2009-2011 and 2011-2013: * 2ESHB 1087, CH 50 (2011) PV
Operating, 2011-2013: HB 1087, SB 5094
Operating, 2011-2013, implementing of, fiscal matters: HB 2805
Operating, budget outlook, creating budget outlook work group: HB 2827
Operating, budget outlook, economic and revenue forecast council to prepare: HB 2827
Operating, prohibiting unsustainable operating budgets and requiring four-year budget outlooks: HB 1471
Operating, setting aside reserve amounts, requirements: HB 2562
Operating, supplemental 2009-2011: HB 1086, * ESHB 1086, CH 5 (2011) PV, SB 5095
Operating, supplemental 2011-13: * SHB 2058, CH 9 (2011) PV, HB 2127, * 3ESHB 2127, CH 7 (2012) PV, SSB 5883, ESB 5967
Performance audits, incorporating audit recommendations into state budgeting process: HB 2281
Revenues, creating: HB 2809
Six-year balanced budgets, submitting to the people as a referendum to require: SB 6596
Six-year budget outlook tied to existing revenues, requiring for operating budgets: HB 2607, SHB 2607
Tax expenditures, report on state tax expenditures to be part of budget process: SHB 2762, SB 5857
Transportation, 2009-2011 and 2011-2013: * ESHB 1175, CH 367 (2011) PV, SSB 5176
Transportation, 2011-2013: HB 1175, SB 5176
Transportation, requirements for proposed budgets from governor and department of transportation: HB 1747, SB 5128, SSB 5128, 2SSB 5128
Transportation, supplemental 2009-2011: HB 1174, SB 5175
Transportation, supplemental 2011-2013: HB 2190, * ESHB 2190, CH 86 (2012) PV, SB 5992, SSB 5992
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL  BUILDING CODE COUNCIL RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES/PERMITS)
Building materials, reviewing other states' codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Buildings, public, reducing embodied energy of building materials by increasing use of wood and wood projects: SB 5485
Cold storage, commercial and industrial, exempting from certain council regulation: HB 2517
Commercial and industrial processes, equipment used for, exemption from council regulation: HB 2518
Energy code, state, delaying implementation of 2009 adopted changes: HB 1388, SB 5751
Water submeters, adoption of rules requiring installation in all residential multiunit buildings: HB 1778
BUILDING CODES/PERMITS  BUILDING CODES/PERMITS RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODE COUNCIL)
Building materials, reviewing other states' codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Carbon monoxide alarms, residential and commercial property, seller disclosure requirements: HB 2672, SB 6472, * SSB 6472, CH 132 (2012)
Code officials apprenticeship program, providing funding with building permit issuance fee: SB 5744
Cold storage, commercial and industrial, exempting from certain building code council regulation: HB 2517
Commercial and industrial processes, equipment used for, exemption from building code council regulation: HB 2518
Energy code, state, delaying implementation of 2009 adopted changes: HB 1388, SB 5751
Energy conservation code, international, adoption as part of state building code: HB 2689
Energy efficiency for buildings in state, various provisions: SB 6398
Home construction, human domestic water access in rural areas, requirements: SB 6312, ESSB 6312
International green construction code, to be adopted by reference: SB 5485
International wildlife urban interface code, adoption: HB 1505, SB 5207
Permits, funding code officials apprenticeship program with building permit issuance fee: SB 5744
Permits, local governments issuing permits to supply subcontractor information to department of revenue: HB 2154
Skiing facilities, delivery of potable water to facility for building permit purposes: HB 2561
Water submeters, adoption of rules requiring installation in all residential multiunit buildings: HB 1778
BURIAL  (See HUMAN REMAINS)
BURNING  (See AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX  (See TAXES - BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX)
BUSINESSES  BUSINESSES RSS Feed
               (See also CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING; CONSUMER PROTECTION; CONTRACTORS; FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS; FIREARMS; PARTNERSHIPS; SALES; UTILITIES)
Air rescue or evacuation subscription services, requirements for licensing and status as provider of emergency services: HB 2188, * SHB 2188, CH 93 (2012), SB 6021, SSB 6021
Airports, service contractors at, protecting contractor employee rights through labor peace agreements and other requirements: HB 1832, ESHB 1832
Alcoa Wenatchee Works plant and its employees, recognizing: * SR 8693 (2012)
Antifreeze and engine coolant, installers for compensation, extending denatonium benzoate requirement to include: HB 2272
Appraisal management companies, increasing minimal penal sum of surety bond: HB 2566, SB 6306
Automotive repair facilities, customer consent for nonoriginal equipment manufacturer crash parts use: HB 1690
Automotive repair facilities, removing written estimate requirement in certain cases: SB 6005, * SSB 6005, CH 27 (2012)
Bags, checkout bags, restrictions and requirements: HB 2404
Bags, plastic carryout bags, restricting certain local ordinances and establishing requirements for stores and manufacturers: HB 2250
Bags, retail checkout, restrictions: HB 1877, SB 5780
Bail bond agents, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 2423, HB 2668, SHB 2668
Bail bond agents, requirement that agent receive bail bond premium cash down payment: HB 1464
Beer and/or wine specialty shops, allowing sales of beer in sanitary containers: SB 5711
Body art, body piercing, and tattooing, licensing provisions: HB 1256, ESHB 1256, SB 5074, SSB 5074
Bottles, beverage bottles and cans, collection and recycling incentives and penalties for violations: SB 5778
Bottles, petroleum-based beverage bottles, prohibiting manufacture and sale if noncompostable: SB 5781
Breweries and microbreweries, identification of brewery on private labels: SB 6196, ESSB 6477
Breweries, domestic, allowing microbrewery to sell another brewery's beer from its premises: SB 5709
Breweries, domestic, tax exemption for domestically brewed beer: HB 1883, SB 5794
Broadcasting industry, noncompetition agreements for employees: SB 6504
Building service maintenance, public buildings, prevailing rate of wage requirement no longer applicable: SB 5358
Business information system, web-based, use by department of commerce to coordinate economic development work: HB 1926
Business licenses, master applications for, application fees: HB 1791
Business payment contracts containing a personal guarantee, requirements for each authorized business representative: SHB 1535
Business payment contracts, requirements for each authorized business representative: HB 1535
Businesses, protocols for recruitment and retention by associate development organizations and department of commerce: * HB 1916, CH 286 (2011)
C. Speck Motors, honoring: * SR 8699 (2012)
Cars, rental, local rental car tax provisions: * SSB 5167, CH 174 (2011)
Chickens, commercial egg laying operations, certification: HB 1813, SB 5487, * SSB 5487, CH 306 (2011)
Cigar lounges, special license endorsements for tobacco products retailer licensees: HB 1683, SHB 1683, SB 5542, ESSB 5542, ESB 6623
Clubs, private, endorsements to spirits, beer, and wine private club license for certain nonclub events: SB 5827
Cold storage, commercial and industrial, exempting from certain building code council regulation: HB 2517
Collection agencies, classifying charges for services as retail sales for excise tax purposes: HB 2102
Collection agencies, increasing exemptions from process and prohibited actions by licensed collection agencies: * ESHB 1864, CH 162 (2011)
Collection agencies, revising prohibited practices provisions: HB 1864, * ESHB 1864, CH 162 (2011), * SB 5956, CH 29 (2011)
Collection agencies, revising various provisions: HB 1745, SHB 1745, SB 5574, * SSB 5574, CH 57 (2011), * SB 5956, CH 29 (2011)
Commercial airplane manufacturers and sellers, business and occupation tax credit for hiring aerospace apprentices: HB 1682
Commercial vehicle drivers, revising penalties for out-of-service order violations: SB 5686
Community residential service businesses, tax on, revenues to be deposited in account: HB 1337, SHB 1337, HB 2150, SHB 2150, SB 5465, SSB 5465
Computer data centers, sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment: 2ESB 5873, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Consumer reporting agencies, compiling reports concerning prospective employees who will have unsupervised access to certain persons: SB 5703
Consumer reporting agencies, prohibiting agency dissemination of juvenile records unless de-identified: HB 1793, SB 5558, SSB 5558
Consumer reporting agencies, transferring information to third parties outside United States, notice requirements: HB 1733
Cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics, department of licensing to adopt rules for online training: HB 2242
Cottage food operations, comprehensive provisions, including permitting: * ESSB 5748, CH 281 (2011)
Cottage food operations, registered, exemption from certain licensing and evaluation provisions: SB 5748
Cottage food operations, repealing annual gross sales limits: HB 2551
Court reporting, firms and agencies, licensing: HB 1205, SHB 1205, SB 5052
Dancing, excluding charges made for opportunity to dance from sales taxes: HB 2788
Day spas, offering of wine or beer, allowing under certain conditions: SB 6060, SSB 6060, ESSB 6477
Debt adjusters, clarifying exclusions from statutory definition: HB 2383, SHB 2383, SSB 6155
Debt adjusters, clarifying exclusions from statutory definition and requiring providing of certain information: * ESB 6155, CH 56 (2012)
Debt collection agencies, classifying charges for services as retail sales for excise tax purposes: HB 2102
Debt collection agencies, increasing exemptions from collection process and prohibited actions by licensed collection agencies: * ESHB 1864, CH 162 (2011)
Design professionals, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Dispute resolution centers, donations to, business and occupation tax deduction for center and donating nonprofit organization: * SB 6159, CH 249 (2012) PV
Distilleries, craft, exemption from certain spirits retail license issuance fees: * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Distilleries, craft, sales of spirits at farmers markets: SB 5650, SSB 5650
Drug manufacturers, business and occupation tax to fund basic health plan: HB 2092
Elder and vulnerable adult referral agency act: * ESHB 1494, CH 357 (2011)
Elder placement referral agencies, regulation: HB 1494
Electronic transactions, uniform electronic transactions act: SB 6069
Employers, nonliability for civil damages under respondeat superior for certain employee actions: HB 1681
Employment agencies, regulation of: HB 2693
Engineers, providing structural engineering services without being a registered structural engineer: HB 1853, SHB 1853
Equipment used for commercial and industrial processes, exemption from building code council regulation: HB 2518
Escrow, expanding definition: HB 1940
Escrow, expanding definition for licensing purposes: HB 2256, SB 6235, SSB 6235
Exchange facilitators, requirements and penalties: * SSB 6295, CH 34 (2012)
Exchange facilitators, requirements for: SB 6295
Explosives dealers, manufacturers, sellers, and storage, licensing provisions: SB 5254
Farm labor contractors, creation of farm labor account for contractor licensing program: HB 1057, SB 5069
Farm labor contractors, creation of farm labor contractor account for contractor licensing program: * SHB 1057, CH 158 (2012), SSB 5069
Farmers markets, pilot project to allow beer and wine tasting: HB 1172, * SHB 1172, CH 62 (2011), SB 5029, SSB 5029
Farmers markets, sales of spirits by craft distilleries: SB 5650, SSB 5650
Farms, small scale, exemption from milk regulations for direct sales of milk: SB 5648
Ferries, commercial, removing Puget Sound commercial ferries from utilities and transportation commission jurisdiction: SB 5409
Financial businesses, business and occupation tax deduction of interest on loans secured by mortgages or deeds of trust, narrowing deduction: HB 2794
Financial businesses, specified, business and occupation surtax when generating substantial profits: HB 2157
Fire protection firms, requirements for certificates of competency for certain fire extinguisher professionals: HB 2579, SB 5543
Fishing charters, bait used by, sales and use tax exemption for certain vessels: HB 1376, SB 5290
Florists, expanding sales taxation of, provisions: HB 1848
Food service businesses, prohibition of use of certain polystyrene food service products: SB 5779
For hire vehicle operators, industrial insurance and other provisions: HB 1367, * ESHB 1367, CH 190 (2011), SB 5498, SSB 5498
Forms filed by businesses, electronic filing, requirement that state agencies offer: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 127 (2012)
Franchise investment protection, provisions concerning prospective franchisees and disclosure documents: HB 2235, * SB 6172, CH 121 (2012)
Franchisees, exempting from definition of worker for workers' compensation purposes: SB 6506
Fruit, vegetable, dairy, and seafood businesses, extending business and occupation tax exemptions for: HB 2611, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Fruit, vegetable, dairy, and seafood businesses, extending business and occupation tax preferences for: SB 6342
Funeral establishments, deposit and investment of prearrangement trust funds: SSB 6000
Fur dealers, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
General business licenses, simplifying local licensing through cooperative process: HB 2789
Gift cards and gift certificates, distinguishing from prepaid wireless services: * HB 1867, CH 213 (2011), SB 5696
Grocery stores, changing criteria for beer and wine tasting endorsement for: SB 6475, SSB 6475, ESSB 6477
Grocery stores, with liquor license, allowing sales of beer in sanitary container brought by purchaser: SB 5710
Hair designers, creating hair design license: HB 1085, SHB 1085
Heavy equipment retail rental businesses, property tax exemption for all heavy equipment: HB 2734, SB 6528
Hiring, new hire reporting to child support registry, revising requirements: * HB 2393, CH 109 (2012), SB 6222
Immigration services, provisions of immigration services fraud prevention act: HB 1146, SB 5023, * SSB 5023, CH 244 (2011)
Income tax, replacing business and occupation tax with flat rate corporate net income tax: HB 2032, HB 2744, HJR 4221
Information technology, misappropriated and used for manufacturing and sales, unfair competition statutes: HB 1495, * SHB 1495, CH 98 (2011), SB 5449, ESSB 5449
Innovate Washington, creation as state agency: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
Interior design, designers and firms, registration: HB 1788
Interior design, state board for registered interior designers, creation: HB 1788
International contact database, department of commerce to develop and maintain: SB 5733
Internships, workforce training and education coordinating board to create profile-based web application to connect students and employers: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5637
Licensing and trade name law, technical changes: HB 2490, SB 6176
Licensing and trade names laws, making technical changes and conforming amendments: HB 2790
Licensing of businesses, local, simplifying: HB 2490, HB 2789, SB 6176
Limited service pregnancy centers, accountability of centers: HB 1366, SHB 1366, SB 5274
Limousine carriers, regulation, operations, and safety: SB 5502, * SSB 5502, CH 374 (2011)
Limousine operators, industrial insurance and other provisions: HB 1367, * ESHB 1367, CH 190 (2011), SB 5498, SSB 5498
Liquor businesses, licenses, distance requirements for issuance to businesses located near schools: SB 5285
Liquor businesses, licenses, role of local legislative authorities in objections to licenses: HB 2179
Liquor distribution, leasing state's liquor warehousing and distribution facilities and operations: * ESSB 5942, CH 45 (2011)
Liquor distribution, leasing state's spirits warehousing and distribution facilities and operations: SB 5942
Liquor distributors, license issuance fee for spirits distributor licensees to fund chemical dependency treatment: SB 6578
Liquor producers, craft wineries, establishment of craft winery license: SB 5257
Liquor retailers and distributors, privatizing of retail and distribution of liquor: SB 5111, SB 5933, SB 5953
Liquor retailers, penalties for retail liquor licensees cited by board for selling alcohol to a person under twenty-one: SB 5219
Liquor retailers, provisions: * SSB 5788, CH 119 (2011) PV
Liquor retailers, provisions of omnibus liquor act: SB 5788
Liquor stores, closure of all state liquor stores, process and timeline: SB 5933
Liquor stores, colocation of contract stores in grocery stores, pilot project: HB 2043, SB 5917
Liquor stores, converting state's retail liquor sales to full contract liquor store system: HB 1116
Liquor stores, former contract stores, spirits sampling in: HB 2706, SB 6477, ESSB 6477
Liquor stores, sale of liquor-related products: HB 1529, HB 2038, SB 5916
Liquor stores, state and contract, pilot project to allow spirits sampling on premises: HB 1202, * ESHB 1202, CH 186 (2011), SB 5150, SSB 5150
Liquor, manufacturers, creating joint tasting locations: HB 2626
Liquor, shipping of wine, provisions concerning licenses, licensees, and taxation: HB 1482, SB 5256
Liquor-related products, selling in state and contract liquor stores: HB 2043
Local interest web sites, definition and tax rate for business and occupation tax purposes: HB 2631, SB 6201
Locksmiths, licensing: SB 5177
Marijuana producers, processors, and retailers, licensing and regulation of: SI 502, HI 502
Marinas, annual rent rates: HB 1553, SB 5550, SSB 5550
Massage business establishments, inspections of premises by department of health: SB 6104
Massage practitioners, display of license and name: HB 1133, * SHB 1133, CH 223 (2011)
Master license service program, transferring to department of revenue: HB 2017, * SHB 2017, CH 298 (2011), SB 5911, SSB 5911
Microbusinesses and minibusinesses, definitions and relevant small works roster contracting procedures for public works: SHB 1173
Microbusinesses, definition and relevant small works roster contracting procedures for public works: HB 1173
Microenterprise development program, contracting with statewide microenterprise association: SB 6547, SSB 6547
Military spouses or domestic partners, occupational licensing, placing in inactive status: HB 2524, * SB 6290, CH 45 (2012)
Motor vehicle dealers, certain small counties, engaging in dealer activity without a license: SB 6569
Motor vehicle dealers, increasing certain license fees: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012), ESSB 6455
Motor vehicle dealers, vehicle documentary service charge, changing expiration date of current allowable charge: HB 2257, * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012), SB 6055
Motor vehicle dealers, vehicle documentary service charge, increasing amount of charge: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012), ESSB 6455
Motor vehicle subagencies, expanding services to include drivers' licenses, identicards, and driving record abstracts: SB 5704
New businesses, business and occupation tax exemption: SB 6327
Newspapers, revising definition and tax rate for business and occupation tax purposes: HB 1925, HB 2631, SB 5534, SSB 5534, 2SSB 5534, SB 6201, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Notices from department of labor and industries, changing mailing requirements: HB 1056, HB 1677, SB 5067, * SSB 5067, CH 301 (2011)
Notices from employment security department, changing mailing requirements: HB 1677, * SSB 5067, CH 301 (2011)
Park and ride lots, commercial activity at, leases: SB 5791, * SSB 5791, CH 378 (2011)
Pawnbrokers and secondhand dealers, regulation when dealing with precious metal property: HB 1213
Petroleum businesses, imposing privilege tax: HB 2093
Property management companies, business and occupation tax deduction for on-site personnel: HB 1416, * SB 5289, CH 26 (2011)
Property management companies, phasing-out business and occupation tax for on-site property managers: HB 1077
Real estate firms, clarifying basis for business and occupation tax: HB 1184, * SB 5083, CH 322 (2011) PV
Real estate firms, fingerprint and background checks, exempting veterans from requirements: SB 6533
Recruitment and retention, department of commerce to work with associate development organizations: SB 5321, SSB 5321
Recycling beverage bottles and cans, requirements for certain businesses and penalties for violations: SB 5778
Regulatory reform, restricting state agency rule making to rules derived from specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1151, HB 2276
Representatives, authorized business representatives, requirements for business payment contracts: HB 1535
Representatives, authorized business representatives, requirements for business payment contracts containing a personal guarantee: SHB 1535
Rest areas, leases with private commercial entities to conduct business at state-owned safety rest areas: SB 5218
Rest areas, private-entity operation of state-owned safety rest areas: HB 1630
Restaurants, food refrigeration and freezing equipment, requirements: HB 1643
Restaurants, meals supplied to employees without charge, tax exemptions: HB 1498, * SB 5501, CH 55 (2011)
Restaurants, persons with disabilities and their service animals, provisions and definition of service animal: HB 1728, * SHB 1728, CH 237 (2011), SB 5680
Restaurants, waiving wine corkage fees: * HB 1227, CH 66 (2011), SB 5173
Rural county investment projects, eligibility of certain business projects for tax credits: SB 5734
Scrap metal businesses, creating task force on commercial and nonferrous metal property theft: HB 2570
Scrap metal businesses, transactions involving metal property, submission of records and declarations to law enforcement: SB 6425
Scrap metal businesses, transactions involving metal property, time limit for payment: SB 5410, SSB 5410
Secondhand dealers, regulation when dealing with precious metal property: HB 1716, * ESHB 1716, CH 289 (2011)
Self-employment assistance program, repealing expiration date: SB 6275
Self-employment assistance training, department of employment security to facilitate: * SB 6289, CH 40 (2012)
Sellers of travel, transaction of business by, modifying provisions: HB 1316, SHB 1316
Server equipment businesses, sales and use tax exemption for certain businesses: HB 2015
Shooting ranges, sport, statutory provisions to protect ranges and range owners: HB 1508, ESHB 1508
Shoplifting by unemancipated minors, liability of parent or legal guardian: HB 2284
Signature gathering for initiatives and referenda, registration of signature collection businesses with secretary of state: HB 1668, SB 5297, SSB 5297
Signature gathering for initiatives and referenda, revising various provisions: 2SSB 5297
Ski area operators, areas or trails closed to skiing, misdemeanor in certain cases: * ESSB 5186, CH 276 (2011)
Skiing facilities, delivery of potable water to facility for building permit purposes: HB 2561
Small employers health insurance partnership program, funding obtained through federal resources: HB 1560, * SHB 1560, CH 287 (2011)
Small, appointment of small business advocate and development of customer survey: HB 2172, SB 6142
Small, appointment of small business liaison team and development of customer survey: SHB 2172
Small, comprehensive support for small businesses to include small business taxpayer bill of rights: HB 1165
Small, coordination of small business liaison team and development of customer survey: SSB 6142
Small, doubling small business tax credit: HB 1672
Small, extending time period for correcting violations without penalty: * HB 1150, CH 18 (2011)
Small, increasing participation in state purchasing through model plan and web-based information system: * HB 1770, CH 358 (2011) PV
Small, innovate Washington role in a small business innovation assistance program: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
Small, loan or loan guarantee program to be offered by department of commerce: HB 1165
Small, online business portal for small businesses: HB 1165
Small, online business portal information for small businesses: SHB 1165
Small, state agency and local government rule making to consider economic impact: * SB 5500, CH 249 (2011)
Small, support for small businesses to include small business taxpayer rights: SHB 1165
Small, violations, requirements for agencies when business has violated laws or rules: HB 2172, SHB 2172, SB 6142, SSB 6142
Social card game businesses, in area annexed by city, conditions for allowing: HB 1402, * SHB 1402, CH 134 (2011), SB 5556, ESSB 5556
Spay and neuter surgeries, participation in companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program: SB 5151
Spirits shippers, permits: HB 2425
Tanning facilities, licensing and other regulations: HB 1363, SHB 1363, 2SHB 1363, SB 5593, SSB 5593
Tanning facilities, requirements, including penalties for violations: HB 2550, SB 6249, SSB 6249
Taxicab operators, industrial insurance and other provisions: HB 1367, * ESHB 1367, CH 190 (2011), SB 5498, SSB 5498
Taxicab transportation services, regulation of fares: HB 2001, SB 5850
Taxidermists, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Telephone directories, publishers or distributors of commercial directories, customer opt-out procedure: HB 1751
Tenant screening services, excluding qualified victim protection records from report to landlord: HB 1526
Text messaging services, requesting state authority to regulate wireless companies: HJM 4014
Theaters, liquor license, beer and wine sales: EHB 2558, SB 6366
Third-party account administrators, provisions: SHB 2383
Third-party account administrators, provisions concerning fees and being licensed as a money transmitter: * ESB 6155, CH 56 (2012)
Tobacconist shops, retail, special license endorsements for tobacco products retailer licensees: HB 1683, SHB 1683, SB 5542, ESSB 5542, ESB 6623
Tow truck operators, allowing passengers to ride in vehicle on flatbed tow truck: SB 6340
Tow truck operators, lunch breaks: HB 2353, SB 6161
Tow truck operators, vehicle impoundment, passing toll and ferry fare costs to registered vehicle owner: * HB 2274, CH 18 (2012), SB 6160
Tow truck operators, vehicle impoundment, reimpoundment of vehicle redeemed or purchased at auction: HB 2275
Towing businesses and employees, criminal background check requirements and private impound rates: ESHB 2372
Towing businesses, fees and rates for tow truck services and vehicle storage: HB 2372
Trade name law and licensing, technical changes: HB 2490, SB 6176
Trade names and licensing laws, making technical changes and conforming amendments: HB 2790
Training wage, allowing employers to pay for specified period: HB 1258
Transportation businesses, removing urban category for public utility tax purposes: HB 2094
Transportation providers, private, using high occupancy and public transportation vehicle lanes: HB 1985, HB 1986, SHB 1986, SB 5836, * SSB 5836, CH 379 (2011), SB 5837, SSB 5837
Transportation providers, private, using park and ride lots: HB 1986, SHB 1986, SB 5837, SSB 5837
Unemployed workers, businesses hiring, business and occupation tax credit: HB 1458
Uniform commercial code, amending various articles: HB 2197, * ESHB 2197, CH 214 (2012)
Uniform commercial code, article 9A, revising provisions on secured transactions: HB 1492, * ESHB 1492, CH 74 (2011)
Vacant buildings, businesses locating in, business and occupation tax credit for leasehold excise and property taxes paid: HB 1457
Vulnerable adult and elder referral agencies, regulation: * ESHB 1494, CH 357 (2011)
Warehousing and distribution centers, sales and use tax exemption, annual accountability survey requirement: HB 2278, SHB 2762
Washington businesses, bidding preferences for purchasing by state: HB 1355
Washington businesses, single portal for, convening of interagency work group on: SB 6356
Washington businesses, single portal for, establishing an integrated enterprise system using: ESSB 6356
Water recreation facilities, department of health to assume responsibility from local health jurisdiction in certain cases: HB 1875
Water well construction, additional fee to fund groundwater management activities: SB 5757
Water well construction, definition of "well": HB 1467, * SHB 1467, CH 196 (2011), SB 5643
Water well construction, municipal water supplier notification requirements: HB 1685, SB 5684, SSB 5684
Wenatchee Works plant, recognizing: * HR 4670 (2012)
Wildlife meat cutters, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Wine agents, provisions: * SSB 5788, CH 119 (2011) PV
Wine agents, provisions of omnibus liquor act: SB 5788
Wine producer lien, provisions: * HB 2362, CH 106 (2012), SB 6156
Wineries, craft, establishment of craft winery license: SB 5257
Wineries, domestic, licensing: HB 1641
Wineries, identification of winery on private labels: SB 6196, ESSB 6477
Wineries, small, tax payment and reporting requirements: HB 1373, * SB 5259, CH 20 (2012)
Wineries, waiving wine corkage fees: * HB 1227, CH 66 (2011), SB 5173
Work permits, for employers of minors, submission of master applications: SB 5743