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

BAGS  (See SALES; SOLID WASTE)
BAIL AND BAIL BONDS  BAIL AND BAIL BONDS RSS Feed
               
Agreements, general power of attorney in, presumption of unprofessional conduct: SHB 2265
Agreements, general power of attorney in, prohibiting: HB 2265
Bail bond agents, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 1098, SHB 1098
Bonds, property and surety, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 1098, SHB 1098
Pretrial release, sex and violent offenses, prohibiting without payment of bail: HB 1171, * SHB 1171, CH 24 (2014)
BANKS AND BANKING  (See CREDIT UNIONS; FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
BAR ASSOCIATION  (See ATTORNEYS; COURTS)
BARBERING  (See PROFESSIONS)
BATTERIES  (See HAZARDOUS WASTE; MANUFACTURING; PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY; SOLID WASTE)
BEER  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
BEES AND BEEKEEPERS  (See AGRICULTURE; BUSINESSES)
BEVERAGES  (See FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS)
BICYCLES  BICYCLES RSS Feed
               (See also MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAFFIC)
Ayers, Chuck, recognizing: * HR 4651 (2013)
Bicycle operator identification number, requiring display of: SB 6301
Bicycle safety and education account, creation in multimodal transportation account: SB 6301
Bicyclists, vehicles overtaking and passing, maintaining safe distance: HB 1743, SB 5564
Electric-assisted bicycles, removing and modifying certain helmet use requirements: HB 1246
Sales of certain bicycles, retail, levying retail sale fee on: HB 1954
BIOFUEL AND BIODIESEL  (See FUELS)
BIRTH CERTIFICATES  (See HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; RECORDS)
BLIND  BLIND RSS Feed
               
Aged, blind, or disabled program, effective date of modifications to, changing: * SB 6573, CH 218 (2014)
Aged, blind, or disabled program, persons with disability eligible for, continuation of safety net benefits: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Dog guides, with reckless disregard causing harm to, class C felony: HB 1830
High school transition services, for special education students, provision of: SHB 1735, SB 5958, SSB 5958, * 2SSB 5958, CH 47 (2014)
High school transition services, for students with disabilities or section 504 plan, provision of: HB 1735, SB 5671, SB 5706, SSB 5706
High school transition services, for students with disabilities, provision of: E2SSB 5330
Interpreters, educational, assessments and performance standards: HB 1144, * SHB 1144, CH 151 (2013)
Service animals, with reckless disregard causing harm to, class C felony: HB 1830
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS  (See STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
BOATS  BOATS RSS Feed
               (See also COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; FERRIES)
Abandoned and derelict vessels, adding to and revising removal program, vessel deconstruction, marina, and related provisions: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 195 (2014)
Abandoned and derelict vessels, reducing numbers through preventive measures and proactive removal: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Alcohol, blood and breath alcohol content, lowering limits for vehicle, vessel, and aircraft operation or physical control: SB 5932
Docks, boat ramps, and launches, adjusting dollar threshold under shoreline management act for substantial development for: SB 6368
Docks, pleasure craft-related, adjusting dollar threshold under shoreline management act for substantial development for: SSB 6368
Financial responsibility, requiring owners of certain vessels to demonstrate: HB 1245
Floating on-water residences, classifying as conforming preferred use: SB 6450
Floating on-water residences, classifying as conforming preferred use and water-dependent use: HB 2581
Floating on-water residences, classifying as conforming use: SHB 2581, * ESSB 6450, CH 56 (2014)
Inspections, prior to transferring vessel, requirements: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Invasive species, aquatic, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Marina slips, incorporated as own community association, not consider residential real property: SB 6319
Marinas, floatation devices used by, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated in state waters: SB 5546
Marinas, private, options for vessel disposal and eligibility for vessel turn-in program: HB 1245, SB 5663
Marinas, private, vessel disposal and vessel turn-in program, modifying certain provisions: * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), ESSB 5663
Moorage facilities, fee immunity for: HB 2631, SB 6207, SSB 6207
Moorage facilities, including private, various provisions involving abandoned and derelict vessels: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 195 (2014)
Moorage facilities, private, options for vessel disposal and eligibility for vessel turn-in program: HB 1245, SB 5663
Moorage facilities, private, vessel disposal and vessel turn-in program, modifying certain provisions: * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), ESSB 5663
Permits, nonresident, revising certain provisions: HB 1366, SB 5241, SB 6581
Ramps, boat ramps and adjacent parking lots, fee immunity for: HB 2631, SB 6207, SSB 6207
Recreational vessels, large, removing certain sales and use tax disincentives for resident and nonresident owners: HB 1927, SB 5817
Recreational vessels, operation under influence of THC or other drug: HB 2503, SHB 2503, SB 6014, * SSB 6014, CH 132 (2014)
Safety laws or rules, violations of, including drug, alcohol, and THC testing in connection with: HB 1758, SB 5437, * SSB 5437, CH 278 (2013)
Spawning beds in rivers, salmon and steelhead, prohibiting boating activities that harm or disturb: SB 5254
Under the influence, of THC or other drug, blood test and warrant waiver provisions: HB 2503, SHB 2503, SB 6014, * SSB 6014, CH 132 (2014)
Under the influence, operating vessel while, to include being under influence of marijuana: HB 1758, SB 5437, * SSB 5437, CH 278 (2013)
Vehicle prowling, including vessels, second degree, class C felony in certain cases: HB 1305, SHB 1305, * ESB 5053, CH 267 (2013)
Vessel registrations, confidential, provisions concerning records: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
Vessel turn-in program, department of natural resources to develop and administer: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Vessels for hire, person or employee who has, conditions for leasing or chartering: HB 1758, SB 5437, * SSB 5437, CH 278 (2013)
Watercraft, modifying sales tax provisions: SB 5041
BODY ART, BODY PIERCING, TATTOOING, AND PERMANENT COSMETICS  (See BUSINESSES; LICENSING, DEPARTMENT; PROFESSIONS)
BOILERS AND UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS  BOILERS AND UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSELS RSS Feed
               
Miniature hobby boilers, exemption from certain requirements: HB 2541, SHB 2541, SB 6290, SSB 6290
BONDS  BONDS RSS Feed
               (See also BUDGET)
Bond authorization bill, governor role in preparing for debt issuance proposed in budget documents: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Capital budget, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation bonds to fund capital projects: SB 5445
Capital budget, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation bonds to fund public school capital projects: SSB 5445
Columbia river, I-5 bridge, authorizing general obligation bonds to finance Columbia river crossing project: HB 1975, SB 5864
Columbia river, I-5 bridge, authorizing toll revenue bonds to finance Columbia river crossing project: ESHB 1954, SHB 1975, SB 5923
Debt, state, creating council on state debt: HB 1646, SB 5138
Debt, state, debt affordability study: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Debt, state, disclosure of estimated debt service costs in capital appropriations bills: SB 5132
Debt, state, including debt service information in budget documents: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Debt, state, reducing future debt service by modifying working debt limit: SB 5895
Debt-limit general fund bond retirement account, payment of principal and interest on certain bonds: HB 1088, SHB 1088, SB 5036, * ESSB 5036, CH 20 (2013)
Flood hazard reduction bonds, authorization: HB 2356, HB 2357, SHB 2357
General obligation bonds, authorizing for transportation funding: SB 6579
General obligation bonds, authorizing to finance Columbia river crossing project: HB 1975, SB 5864
General obligation bonds, financing 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects: SHB 1088, * ESSB 5036, CH 20 (2013)
General obligation bonds, financing 2013 connecting Washington projects and improvements in omnibus transportation appropriations act: HB 1956, SHB 1956, SB 5922
General obligation bonds, financing 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects: HB 1088, SB 5036
General obligation bonds, financing SR 520 corridor projects and improvements: SHB 1956
General obligation bonds, high rated, financial assistance for school facilities: SSB 6483
General obligation bonds, state capacity, prioritizing school construction assistance program funding: SB 5895
General obligation or revenue bonds, issued by a municipality, using certain lodging tax revenues to repay: HB 1695, SHB 1695, HB 2650, SHB 2650, SB 5741, SSB 5741
Irrigation districts, financing improvements with local improvement district bonds, requirements: HB 1416, SHB 1416, * 2SHB 1416, CH 177 (2013), SB 5824
Lottery revenue bonds, for certain school construction assistance, authorizing: EHB 2797
Passenger-only ferry service districts, authority to issue general obligation bonds: ESHB 1954, HB 2267, SHB 2267, SB 6171, SSB 6171
Passenger-only ferry service districts, authority to issue special assessment or revenue bonds: ESHB 1954, HB 2267, SHB 2267, SB 6171, SSB 6171
School construction assistance program, making capital budget appropriations for program first priority for state's general obligation bond capacity: SB 5895
School district bonds, requiring simple majority of voters voting to authorize: HB 2441, HJR 4216, SB 5589, SJR 8208
Stadium and exhibition center bond issue, providing grants for community athletic facilities: HB 1187, SHB 1187, SB 5103
Stadium, baseball, construction bond issue repayment funding through state lottery account, terminating: HB 1428, SB 5273, SSB 5273
State route number 520 corridor, projects and improvements, financing with general obligation bonds: SHB 1956
Storm water bonds, authorization: HB 2357, SHB 2357
Toll revenue bonds, authorizing to finance Columbia river crossing project: ESHB 1954, SHB 1975, SB 5923
Transportation, 2013 connecting Washington projects and improvements, general obligation bonds: HB 1956, SHB 1956, SB 5922
Transportation, bonds issued for purposes of, restricting term of: HB 1989
Voter-approved, for school construction, architectural plans to be public property: HB 2132
BOTTLES  (See MANUFACTURING; SOLID WASTE)
BRIDGES  (See ROADS AND HIGHWAYS)
BUDGET  BUDGET RSS Feed
               (See also BONDS; CITIES AND TOWNS; COUNTIES; ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL; LEGISLATURE; LOCAL GOVERNMENT)
Appropriations legislation, public and legislative review period for omnibus appropriations bills: HB 1721
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment requiring debt proceeds be spent only for capital purposes: HJR 4202, HJR 4203
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment to require: HJR 4202, HJR 4203, SJR 8201
Budget documents, including listing of new programs: SB 5639
Budget documents, including state debt service information: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Budget stabilization account, transferring certain funds from account to general fund: HB 2046
Capital appropriations bills, disclosure of estimated state debt service costs: SB 5132
Capital budget, directing that HB 2058 concerning budget transparency through geographic coding and searchable web site use be considered: * HCR 4406 (2013)
Capital budget, governor's request, school district requests for supplemental appropriations for school construction: SB 5895
Capital budget, project expenditure information, adding to searchable state information web site: EHB 1733, * HB 2058, CH 327 (2013), * HCR 4406 (2013)
Capital budget, project investments, coding with geographic information: * HB 2058, CH 327 (2013)
Capital budget, restoring school construction funds to: HB 2244, SHB 2244, SB 6546
Capital, 2013-2015: HB 1089, ESHB 1089, SB 5035, * ESSB 5035, CH 19 (2013) PV
Capital, appropriations bills, requiring a summary for each legislative district with each: SB 5716
Capital, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation bonds to fund capital projects: SB 5445
Capital, appropriations from proceeds of general obligation bonds to fund public school capital projects: SSB 5445
Capital, supplemental 2013-2015: HB 2224, SHB 2224, SB 6020, ESSB 6020
Debt issuances proposed in budget documents, preparing bond authorization bill in response: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Education, kids first act, prioritizing state revenue growth for early learning and basic and higher education: SSB 5881
Expenditures by state, modifying state expenditure limit to limit non-education expenditures: SB 5895, 2ESSB 5895
Expenditures by state, modifying state expenditure limit to reflect prototypical school funding formula enhancements: HB 2794
Facilities review council, creation as advisory group to legislature to review leasing proposals, relation to fiscal stability: HB 2719, SHB 2719
Fiscal analysis, convening work group concerning establishment of nonpartisan fiscal analysis agency: HB 2252, SB 5638
Forecasts, economic and revenue, shifting to same date during both long and short legislative sessions: HB 2062, SB 5910
General obligation bonds, financing 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects: SHB 1088, * ESSB 5036, CH 20 (2013)
General obligation bonds, financing 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects: HB 1088, SB 5036
General obligation bonds, financing 2013-2015 capital projects: SB 5445
General obligation bonds, financing 2013-2015 public school capital projects: SSB 5445
Information technology expenditures in state budget process, evaluation and prioritization of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Omnibus appropriations bills, higher education tuition, extending institution authority to adopt different levels: HB 1048, SHB 1048
Omnibus appropriations bills, public and legislative review period: HB 1721
Omnibus operating appropriations act, adjusting certain food safety and animal health program fee increases in: HB 2749
Omnibus operating appropriations act, relationship of basic education appropriations legislation to act: HB 1174
Operating, 2013-2015: HB 1057, SB 5034
Operating, 2013-2015, conditional appropriations for certain programs: SSB 5873
Operating, biennial operating appropriations act, campaign contribution solicitation and acceptance limitations when act not adopted by legislature: SB 5988
Operating, omnibus operating appropriations act, requiring three-fifths vote for approval: HJR 4211
Operating, omnibus operating appropriations act, restricting changes to legislator or governor salaries if act not passed: SSJR 8212
Operating, omnibus operating appropriations act, restricting changes to legislator salaries if act not passed: SJR 8212
Operating, omnibus operating appropriations act, to include tax expenditure budget: HB 2721, SB 6477
Operating, omnibus operating appropriations, 2013-2015 budget and 2011-2013 supplemental budget: ESHB 1057, * 3ESSB 5034, CH 4 (2013) PV
Operating, supplemental 2013: HB 1058, SB 5033
Operating, supplemental 2014: HB 2185, SHB 2185, SB 6002, * ESSB 6002, CH 221 (2014) PV
Tax exemption transparency and accountability act, requiring tax expenditure budget: HB 2721, SB 6477
Tax expenditures by state, requiring report by governor with budget documents: SB 5040, SB 5938
Transportation budget, directing that HB 2058 concerning budget transparency through geographic coding and searchable web site use be considered: * HCR 4406 (2013)
Transportation budget, funds for US 395/North Spokane corridor projects, amending budget to provide: SB 5947
Transportation budget, project expenditure information, adding to searchable state information web site: EHB 1733, * HB 2058, CH 327 (2013), * HCR 4406 (2013)
Transportation budget, project investments, coding with geographic information: * HB 2058, CH 327 (2013)
Transportation funding, additive, adoption and appropriations: HB 1955, ESHB 1955, SB 5921, SB 6578
Transportation, 2011-2013 and 2013-2015: HB 1864, ESHB 1864, SB 5024, * ESSB 5024, CH 306 (2013) PV
Transportation, supplemental 2013-2015: HB 2762, ESHB 2762, SB 6001, * ESSB 6001, CH 222 (2014) PV
Urban school turnaround initiative grant, expenditure limitations for appropriations: HB 1812, * SHB 1812, CH 147 (2013)
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL  BUILDING CODE COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Amendments to codes, substantial, allowing only at six-year intervals, exception for embodied energy: ESB 5378
Building code council account, building permit fee for deposit in, authorizing adjustment only in omnibus appropriations act: SHB 1618
Building code council account, using certain unexpended funds for an operating contingency fund: HB 1618
Building codes, state and certain international, council to review and report: SB 6341
Carbon monoxide alarms, in residential occupancies, extending deadline: HB 1606, SB 5494, SSB 5494
Food and yard waste collection, space for containers for new residential occupancies, council rule making: HB 2481, SHB 2481
Greenhouse gas emissions, state agency rules regulating, prohibiting without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Membership, expanding: HB 1605, ESB 5495
Schools, before- and after-school programs, council adoption of rules allowing students to be in school buildings for: HB 1852
Single-family residential buildings, eliminating minimum area and square footage requirements, council rule making: SHB 2168
Smoke alarms, long-life, council role in converting to: HB 2401
BUILDING CODES/PERMITS  BUILDING CODES/PERMITS RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING)
Building code enforcement officials, building permit fee to support apprenticeship program for: HB 2214, SHB 2214, SB 5074, SB 6018
Carbon monoxide alarms, in residential occupancies, extending deadline: HB 1606, SB 5494, SSB 5494
Codes, substantial amendments to, allowing only at six-year intervals, exception for embodied energy: ESB 5378
Electrical code, joint legislative task force concerning, creating: HB 2213, SB 6019
Electrical industry, whistleblowers in, protections for: HB 2275, SHB 2275, SB 6037
Energy code, shifting certain counties between two climate zones: SHB 2249
Energy code, shifting certain counties to climate zone 2: HB 2249
Food and yard waste collection, space for containers for new residential occupancies: HB 2481, SHB 2481
Permits, fee, funding building code officials apprenticeship program: HB 2214, SHB 2214, SB 5074, SB 6018
Plumbing fixtures, various, efficiency standards, exceptions: SHB 1017
Public buildings, developing high-performance standard to be known as the LEED plus W standard: SB 6341
Schools, before- and after-school programs, building code council adoption of rules allowing students to be in school buildings for: HB 1852
Single-family residential buildings, eliminating minimum area and square footage requirements: SHB 2168
Single-family residential buildings, limiting minimum square footage requirements: HB 2168
Smoke alarms, long-life, converting to: HB 2401
Toilets, efficiency standards for water closets and urinals: HB 1017, SHB 1017
Toilets, high efficiency, requiring: HB 2414, ESHB 2414, SB 6285
Transportation projects, state transportation corridor, exempting DOT from obtaining various local permits: SB 6156
BURGLARY  (See CRIMES; SENTENCING)
BURNING  (See AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX  (See TAXES - BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX)
BUSINESS LICENSE CENTER  (See REVENUE, DEPARTMENT)
BUSINESSES  BUSINESSES RSS Feed
               (See also ADVERTISING; ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; CONTRACTORS; DISCRIMINATION; DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES; INSURANCE; LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD; MINORITY AND WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, OFFICE; MORTGAGES AND MORTGAGE BROKERS; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; SECURITIES; TAXES - BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION TAX; TAXES - EXCISE TAX; TECHNOLOGY; UTILITIES)
Amusement services, simplifying taxation: HB 2539, SB 6472, ESSB 6472
Apiarists, immunity from civil liability, conditions and limitations: SB 5696, SSB 5696
Apiarists, taxation, including exemptions: HB 1558, SHB 1558, SB 5453, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013), SB 6366, SB 6402, SSB 6402, 2SSB 6402
Appraisal management companies, liens on property for unpaid balances: HB 2375
Appraisal management companies, surety bond minimum penal sum: HB 1012
Appraisal management companies, surety bond minimum penal sum and bond alternatives: * SHB 1012, CH 90 (2013)
Aquaculture, genetically engineered finfish, prohibiting production in state waters: HB 2143, SB 6184, SB 6343
Aquaculture, geoduck operations, department of ecology duties concerning, repealing: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Aquaculture, geoduck, coordinating research with ocean acidification research: HB 1761
Aquaculture, marine, authorizing inclusion of net pen facilities siting in shoreline master programs: HB 1599, SB 5623
Aquaculture, shellfish, promoting research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Bail bond agents, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 1098, SHB 1098
Barbering, miscellaneous provisions, modifying: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Beekeeping and beekeepers, apiarists, immunity from civil liability, conditions and limitations: SB 5696, SSB 5696
Beekeeping and beekeepers, honey bee work group, creation: SHB 1558, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Beekeeping and beekeepers, taxation, including exemptions: HB 1558, SHB 1558, SB 5453, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013), SB 6366, SB 6402, SSB 6402, 2SSB 6402
Bill of rights for businesses and others subject to state agency action, establishing: HB 2623
Body art, body piercing, tattooing, and permanent cosmetics, modifying licensing and regulatory provisions: HB 2162, SHB 2162
Brokers, real estate, independent contractor status when not under contract with firm: SB 5729
Brunell, Don C., of Association of Washington Business, honoring: * HR 4648 (2013)
Business license center act, renaming as business licensing service act: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 144 (2013)
Business license center, expanding required participation by certain cities or city-developed portal alternative: ESSB 5656
Business license center, expanding required participation to additional agencies: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Business license center, expanding required participation to certain cities: SB 5656
Business licensing service program, administrative clean-up changes related to 2012 statutory changes: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 144 (2013)
Business regulatory efficiency program, establishing, department of commerce to regulate: * HB 1818, CH 324 (2013), SB 5765
Businesses, new job creation and capital investment, pilot program to provide incentives for: SB 6515, SSB 6515
Call center services, procurement by state agency under personal services contract, prohibiting performance of services at location outside United States: HB 1995
Car rental businesses, rental cars and processing of certain motor vehicle-related violations: HB 2470, SB 6109
Caterers, liquor caterers, creating beer, spirits, and wine sales license for: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Charter boat operators, unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Charter party and excursion service carriers, annual regulatory fees, modifying deadline for payment: HB 2642
Cigar lounge special license endorsement for tobacco products retailer licensees: HB 1750, SB 5070
Collection agencies, debt buyer practices and licensing requirement: * SHB 1822, CH 148 (2013)
Collection agencies, fair debt buyers practices act: HB 1069
Collection agencies, regulating debt buyer collection practices: HB 1069, HB 1822
Collection agency act, debt collection by attorneys: HB 1031
Commerce, discrimination-free, to include individuals and entities providing goods and services in keeping with freedom of religion: SB 5927
Communication access real-time translation providers, certification and regulation: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5364, SSB 5364
Computer data centers, sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment, modifying provisions: HB 2769, ESB 6550
Concessionaires, allowing motor vehicle access to Milwaukee Road corridor, conditions: SHB 1935, HB 1939
Contractors, independent, reporting payments to independent contractors to improve child support collections: SB 5552, SSB 5552
Cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics, rules for online learning: HB 1038, ESHB 1038, SB 5779, SB 5996, SSB 5996
Cosmetology, miscellaneous provisions, modifying: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Cosmetology, training and licensure requirements: HB 2237, SHB 2237, SB 6144, SSB 6144
Cottage food operations, adding certain candies to list of cottage food products: HB 2698, SHB 2698
Cottage food operations, increasing annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: SHB 1135
Cottage food operations, maximum annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: SB 6047
Cottage food operations, repealing annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: HB 1135
Court reporters and court reporting firms, contracts for services, prohibitions: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5364, SSB 5364
Credit cards, surcharge when cardholder uses card in lieu of other payment method, disclosure requirements: ESHB 1870
Credit cards, surcharge when cardholder uses card in lieu of other payment method, prohibiting: HB 1870
Dancing, excluding charges made for opportunity to dance from sales taxes: HB 1994, SB 5613, SSB 5613
Dancing, exemption from sales tax for charges made for opportunity to dance: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Day spas, offering of wine or beer to customers, creating day spa permit to allow: SB 5045, * ESSB 5045, CH 199 (2014)
Debt adjusters, fiduciary relationship with debtors: HB 2385
Debt adjusters, nonprofit, defining "fair share" paid by creditor: HB 1572, SB 5338
Debt adjusters, stakeholder group to discuss compensation, including "fair share": ESSB 5338
Debt adjusting services, nonprofit, licensing and regulation: HB 1491, SB 5527
Debt adjusting services, regulating, various provisions: HB 2384
Debt buyers, practices and licensing requirement: * SHB 1822, CH 148 (2013)
Debt buyers, regulating debt buyer collection practices: HB 1069, HB 1822
Debt collection services, extending sales tax to include: HB 1273
Debt collection services, restrictions in cases of delinquent small consumer installment loans: HB 1657, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
Debt management services, uniform debt management services act: HB 1340
Debt settlement services, licensing of persons providing, debt settlements services act: HB 2670
Debt settlement services, registration of persons providing, debt settlements services act: HB 2142
Drug manufacturers, participation in prescription donation for uninsured persons, including immunity provisions: HB 1382, SHB 1382, SB 5148, * SSB 5148, CH 260 (2013)
Emergency medical care and transportation services, ensuring direct payment to provider not under health care service contract: SHB 1263
Emergency medical care and transportation services, ensuring direct payment to provider under health care service contract: HB 1263, SB 5388
Esthetics, miscellaneous provisions, modifying: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Exchange facilitators, requirements and violations: SB 5082, * ESSB 5082, CH 228 (2013)
Excursion service and charter party carriers, annual regulatory fees, modifying deadline for payment: HB 2642
Farmers markets, beer and wine sampling and serving at qualifying markets: * SB 6514, CH 105 (2014)
Farmers markets, wine sampling conducted by wineries or beer sampling conducted by microbreweries, allowing in certain cases: * SB 5674, CH 238 (2013)
Firearms ammunition, parts, and accessories, manufacturers of, exemptions from various taxes and business licensing and corporation and limited liability company fees: HB 2020
Fishing guides, food fish or game fish, expanding information and other requirements for licensure: SB 5786, * SSB 5786, CH 314 (2013)
Fishing guides, food fish or game fish, western Washington steelhead guide stamp requirements for: HB 1917
Fishing guides, unlawfully acting as food or game fish guide, adding western Washington steelhead guide stamp requirement to statute: HB 1917
Fishing guides, unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Floral product businesses, misrepresenting geographic location on web site, prohibiting: SB 6103
Florists, defining "florist" and "florist sales" for retail sales and use tax purposes: HB 1489
Food distributors, pass-through wholesale, establishing license for sellers of prepackaged food delivered directly to consumers: HB 1827, SHB 1827, SB 6388
Food establishments, unfair practices related to service animals: HB 1024, SHB 1024, 2SHB 1024
Food sellers, direct seller license, prepackaged food delivered directly to consumers: * ESSB 6388, CH 98 (2014)
Food service businesses, prohibiting use of certain polystyrene food service products: SB 5252
For hire vehicle businesses, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
For hire vehicle businesses, vehicle operator permits and certificates, provisions concerning unfair competition practices: HB 1702
For hire vehicle businesses, work group to study use of personal transportation services: HB 2782
For hire vehicle owners and lessees, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
Grocery stores, changing criteria for beer and wine tasting endorsement: HB 1422, * SHB 1422 (2013) V, SB 5517, * SSB 5517, CH 52 (2013)
Grocery stores, wine and beer licensees, sales of beer in purchaser's container: HB 2371, SHB 2371, SB 6136
Hair design, miscellaneous provisions, modifying: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Health care navigators, applicant background check information: SB 6474, SSB 6474
Health care navigators, requesting health care information from persons seeking services, prohibiting: SB 6354
Health care navigators, requesting health care information from persons seeking services, prohibitions: * ESSB 6265, CH 220 (2014) PV, SSB 6474
Hostels, exemption from convention and trade center tax on lodging services: SB 6352
Hotel management companies, moneys received by company for covered employee costs, business and occupation tax exemption: HB 1932, SB 5855
Hotels, valuables of guests and lodgers, specifying hotel's responsibilities: HB 2300
In-state businesses, bid preference in state purchasing competitive process, conditions: HB 1938
Interpreter services, authorizing direct purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: ESHB 1753
Interpreter services, integrating purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: HB 1753, 2SHB 1753, EHB 2617, SB 5833
Investment income, business and occupation tax deduction, eliminating for corporations and other business entities: HB 2048
Investment management companies, international, tax exemptions for financial information sales to and use by companies: HB 1567, SB 5101, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Janitorial services, commercial, clarifying retail sales tax exemption for: HB 2477
Janitorial services, commercial, sales tax on, imposing to provide basic education and higher education funding: HB 2038
Janitorial services, commercial, workload and safety standards, reporting concerning: SHB 2477
Janitorial services, commercial, workload standards and a health and safety training program, establishment: HB 2477
Legal service contractors, regulation of: HB 2691, SHB 2691
Legal service organizations, to cover legal expenses, regulation and registration of: HB 2287
Life alert services, providing certain customer information to first responders: SB 6527, SB 6554, SSB 6554
Limousine businesses, chauffeurs for, modifying provisions concerning certain violations by: HB 1702
Limousine businesses, including chauffeurs, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Limousine businesses, work group to study use of personal transportation services: HB 2782
Limousine chauffeurs owning or leasing vehicle, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
Locksmith services, defining "locksmith services" and prohibiting misrepresentation of business location: SB 5597
Log transportation businesses, public utility tax, reduction: SB 6259, SSB 6259
Manicuring, miscellaneous provisions, modifying: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Marinas, floatation devices used by, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated in state waters: SB 5546
Marine manufacturing and industrial businesses, annexed into certain first-class cities, limiting imposition of license fee or tax upon: SB 5943
Massage therapy establishments, licensing of: HB 1981
Medical cannabis dispensaries, marijuana excise tax to be collected from: HB 1789
Microenterprise development program, eliminating: SHB 2029, * E2SHB 2029, CH 112 (2014)
Minors, work permits for employing, master application procedures: * SB 5056, CH 156 (2013)
Mobile application-based personal transportation services, work group to study use of personal transportation services: HB 2782
Money transmitters, amending provisions of uniform money services act: HB 1327, * SHB 1327, CH 106 (2013), HB 2523, SHB 2523, SB 5209, SSB 5209, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 206 (2014)
New businesses in high growth sectors, business and occupation tax deduction for: HB 1693, SHB 1693, 2SHB 1693
New businesses, business and occupation tax credit: SSB 5109, SB 5382, SSB 5382
New businesses, business and occupation tax exemption: SB 5109
Paymaster services by employer of record, B&O tax deduction for payroll cost reimbursements within affiliated group's centralized payroll reporting system: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Paymaster services by employer of record, B&O tax exemption for certain gross proceeds from affiliated business entity: HB 1958, SB 5808
Paymaster services by employer of record, B&O tax exemption for payroll cost reimbursements within affiliated group's centralized payroll reporting system: HB 2076
Permanent cosmetics, licensing and regulatory provisions: HB 2162, SHB 2162
Permitting decisions by state agencies, enhancing transparency and predictability: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Petroleum businesses, imposing privilege tax: SB 5756
Physical fitness services, simplifying taxation: HB 2539, SB 6472, ESSB 6472
Premises, business owner's, actions for trespass upon: HB 2353, ESHB 2353
Radio and television broadcasting, modifying business and occupation tax provisions: SB 5041
Real estate appraisers, trainee applicants and existing credential holders, fingerprint-based background checks: HB 1740, SHB 1740
Real estate brokers, independent contractor status when not under contract with firm: HB 1853, * SHB 1853, CH 207 (2013)
Real estate brokers, original license fee, extending: HB 2370, SB 6133
Real-time captioners, certification and regulation: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5364, SSB 5364
Recreation services, simplifying taxation: HB 2539, SB 6472, ESSB 6472
Regulation of businesses by state agencies, regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Regulatory assistance, bill of rights for businesses and others subject to state agency action: HB 2623
Regulatory processes, burden on businesses, certain state agencies to conduct rules review for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Regulatory streamlining projects, multijurisdictional, establishment: * HB 1818, CH 324 (2013), SB 5765
Religion, freedom from discrimination against, extending to include individuals and entities providing goods and services in keeping with freedom of religion: SB 5927
Restaurants associated with culinary arts educational institutions, creating culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement for: HB 1805
Restaurants, flavor-imparting cooking products, including charcoal, sales and use tax exemption: HB 1358, SB 5342, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Scrap metal businesses, nonferrous metal transaction and permit requirements: SB 5413
Scrap metal businesses, scrap metal transaction and license requirements: HB 1552, * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV, HB 1756
Self-employed business owners, purchasing small group health insurance, business and occupation tax credit: SB 6233
Shooting ranges, sport, protecting ranges and range owners and operators: HB 1184, SB 6198
Signature gathering businesses for initiative, referendum, and recall petitions, provisions: HB 2552, SHB 2552
Small business incubators, nonprofit, property tax exemption in certain cases: EHB 2447
Small business tax credit, increasing by repealing certain farm-related preferences: HB 2286
Small businesses, raising threshold for filing business and occupation and public utility tax returns: HB 2678
Small businesses, raising threshold for filing business and occupation tax and public utility tax returns: SSB 6318
Small businesses, raising threshold for filing business and occupation tax return: HB 2520, SB 6318
Snack bars, adding wine by the glass to beer retailer's license for: HB 2302, SB 6148
Start-up businesses, business and occupation tax credit, eligibility and requirements: HB 2052
Start-up businesses, growth and development of, start-up Washington act: HB 2052
Start-up businesses, increasing flow of high-risk capital to aid start-up companies through exemption from securities act for certain offers or sales of securities by issuer: HB 2054
Start-up companies, business and occupation tax credit for new businesses: SB 5382, SSB 5382
Stevedoring, preferential business and occupation tax rates, eliminating to provide basic education and higher education funding: HB 2038
Storage facilities, self-service, unpaid rent and lien on property, modifying provisions: HB 2424, SHB 2424, SB 6331, SSB 6331
Storage facilities, unlicensed and improperly located, requiring county zoning, building, and fire regulation enforcement when existence becomes known: SB 5662
Tanning facilities, prohibiting use of facilities by persons under age eighteen: HB 1585, SB 5455, SB 5521, * SB 6065, CH 87 (2014)
Taxicab businesses, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Taxicab businesses, work group to study use of personal transportation services: HB 2782
Taxicab operators owning or leasing vehicle, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
Television and radio broadcasting, modifying business and occupation tax provisions: SB 5041
Tenant screening service providers, information disclosure by, restrictions: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Theaters, liquor license, beer and wine sales: HB 1001, * SHB 1001, CH 219 (2013), SB 5111
Theaters, liquor license, beer, wine, and spirits sales: * ESB 5607, CH 237 (2013)
Tipped employees, requiring minimum wage for employees age eighteen and older and study group to assess effectiveness: HB 1346
Tobacconist shop, retail, special license endorsement for tobacco products retailer licensees: HB 1750, SB 5070
Tour operators, preferential business and occupation tax rates, eliminating to provide basic education and higher education funding: ESHB 2034, HB 2038, ESHB 2038
Tow truck operators, handling unmarked government vehicles, legal jeopardy in cases of, prohibiting: HB 2528
Tow truck operators, impound requirements and disclosure of charges and fees: HB 1625
Tow truck operators, lunch breaks: HB 1611
Tow truck operators, not regulated under chapter 46.55 RCW, regulation of: HB 2663
Tow truck operators, placing limits on private impound rates in connection with state patrol-originated calls: * ESHB 1625, CH 37 (2013)
Tow truck operators, publicly owned vehicles, process for redemption: SHB 2528
Training wage, allowing employers to pay for specified period: HB 1150, SB 5275
Transportation businesses, removing urban category for public utility tax purposes: SB 5041
Transportation services, personal, work group to study use of: HB 2782
Travel agents, preferential business and occupation tax rates, eliminating to provide basic education and higher education funding: ESHB 2034, HB 2038, ESHB 2038
Travel, sellers of, modifying provisions: HB 2590
Trustees for deeds of trust, requiring registration of: SB 5840
Uniform commercial code, article 9A, financing statements to perfect security interests, amending provisions: ESB 5183
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs and awarding of contracts by state agencies: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs, modifying qualifications for: * HB 2744, CH 182 (2014)
Veterans, businesses hiring, business and occupation tax and public utility tax credits for: SB 6049, ESSB 6049
Veterans, businesses hiring, business and occupation tax credit for: SB 5812
Violations by businesses of state laws or agency rules, allowing at least five days to correct: HB 1163
Warranties, express, consumer protections: SB 6441
Washington businesses, one-stop state agency portal for, monitoring development of: HB 1757, SB 5718, * SSB 5718, CH 31 (2013)