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

CAMPAIGNS  CAMPAIGNS RSS Feed
               
Advertising, by telephone, identification of sponsor: HB 1038, SB 6089
Advertising, electioneering communications with visual images, revising requirements: SB 6529, SSB 6529
Advertising, political committee sponsors, including violations and penalties: HB 1732, SHB 1732
Bribery of a public servant, campaign contributions considered to be in certain cases: HB 2559
Contributions, soliciting or accepting, applying time limit to local elected officials filing for state office: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Contributions, soliciting or accepting, modifying time limit for state officials: HB 1305
Disclosure requirements, provisions concerning advertising, political committees, and violations and penalties: HB 1732, SHB 1732
Disclosure requirements, provisions concerning expenditures, political committees, and violations and penalties: SB 5021, * ESSB 5021, CH 145 (2011)
False statements of material fact, in voters' pamphlets, violation and penalty: SB 5655
Finance laws, technical corrections: HB 2285
Finance reports, electronic filing and disclosure, fee collection to support establishment of electronic system: HB 1474, SHB 1474, 2SHB 1474
Finance restrictions, applying to federal officials campaigning for state office: HB 2136
Financing provisions, technical corrections: HB 1048, * SHB 1048, CH 60 (2011)
Judicial candidates, affirming and encouraging exercise of free speech rights: HB 1945
Legal defense funds of candidates, legal defense funds act: SB 6056, SSB 6056
Legislators, newsletters and similar printed material, exempting from legislative resources use prohibition: SB 5417, SSB 5417, 2SSB 5417
Public service announcements, incumbents appearing in, extending prohibition: HB 2174
Supreme court, public funding through judicial election reform act: HB 1898, SB 5010
CAPITOL CAMPUS  CAPITOL CAMPUS RSS Feed
               
Capitol Lake, comanagement as a lake environment by state capitol committee and certain Indian tribes: SHB 1938
Capitol Lake, management as a lake environment by state capitol committee: HB 1938
Christmas tree, official state: HB 1472
Documents, federal and state, department of general administration to develop displays: HB 1456
Parking near campus, prohibiting local parking restrictions adjacent to campus: SB 5830
Religious activity, use of capitol grounds for: SB 6085
CAPITOL COMMITTEE, STATE  CAPITOL COMMITTEE, STATE RSS Feed
               
Capitol Lake, comanagement as a lake environment by committee and certain Indian tribes: SHB 1938
Capitol Lake, management as a lake environment by committee: HB 1938
CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL  CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Financial aid, forecasting caseload of college bound scholarship program: * SB 5304, CH 304 (2011)
Sentencing guidelines commission, transferring some duties from commission to council: * ESSB 5891, CH 40 (2011)
Sentencing information system, council to develop and maintain: * ESSB 5891, CH 40 (2011)
Transfer of council to office of forecast councils, provisions: SB 5468, SSB 5468
WorkFirst program, council to forecast temporary assistance for needy families and working connections child care programs: * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
CATS  (See ANIMALS)
CEMETERIES  (See HUMAN REMAINS)
CEMETERY DISTRICTS  (See HUMAN REMAINS)
CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
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Car washes, charitable, improving water quality and prescribing penalty for violations: SB 5777
Charitable solicitations, comprehensive revision of provisions: HB 1485, * SHB 1485, CH 199 (2011), SSB 5164
Eye glasses and hearing instruments, limited immunity for organizations donating: HB 2261, * SHB 2261, CH 203 (2012)
Notices from secretary of state's office, electronic mail option: * HB 1040, CH 183 (2011), SB 5082, SSB 5082
Raffles, by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations, requiring license for raffles exceeding certain dollar amount: * SB 6465, CH 131 (2012)
Raffles, by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations, revising dollar threshold for conducting raffles without license: HB 1960, SB 5770
Registration, duration, three-year registration period for certain organizations: SB 5164, SSB 5164
CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING  CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING RSS Feed
               
Nondepository institutions making loans, modernizing statutes concerning and streamlining enforcement authorities of: HB 2255, * SHB 2255, CH 17 (2012), SB 6173, SSB 6173
Small loans, borrowing, reducing borrower twelve-month loan limit: HB 2151
Small loans, borrowing, removing borrower twelve-month loan limit: HB 1678, SB 5547
Small loans, borrowing, removing borrower twelve-month loan limit while imposing maximum interest rate: HB 1810
Small loans, making small loans, license and endorsement requirements: HB 1195, SB 5601
Small loans, making small loans, restrictions and enforcement: HB 1644, SB 5600
Small loans, making unlicensed loans, increasing criminal penalty: HB 1805
Small loans, maximum interest rate: HB 1918, HB 2151, SB 5602
Small loans, small loan lead generation, licensing requirements, violations, and penalties: HB 1838, SHB 1838, SSB 5600
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY  (See ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE)
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE  CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE RSS Feed
               (See also STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Cell phone use, by state employees, policies: SB 6527
Cell phone use, developing state policy: HB 2504, SB 6527
Cellular communications, state agency use and costs, role of office in reducing: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Central services costs of state government, office role in reducing: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Facial recognition matching system for drivers' licenses, permits, and identicards, development of security standards by office: * ESSB 6150, CH 80 (2012)
Washington businesses, single portal for, establishing an integrated enterprise system using: ESSB 6356
CHILD ABUSE  (See CHILDREN)
CHILD CARE  CHILD CARE RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Background checks, clearance card or certificate, department of early learning to issue to qualified applicant: SSB 5714
Background checks, portable clearance registry, department of early learning to implement for licensed and regulated facilities: HB 1903, SHB 1903, * 2SHB 1903, CH 295 (2011), SB 5714
Colby Thompson act, unlicensed child care agencies, violations and penalties: * SSB 5504, CH 296 (2011)
Facilities, voluntary quality rating and improvement system, implementation: HB 2569, SHB 2569, 2SHB 2569, SB 6532
Family day care providers, high school diploma or equivalent education requirement, exemption for certain providers: SB 6629
Gun safety, Eddie Eagle gun safety program, using in preschools, early learning programs, and schools: SJM 8020
Higher education child care for students, using certain lottery moneys to fund: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Licensed facilities, authority of department of early learning: HB 1611, SHB 1611
Providers, early learning, implementing nonexpiring license: HB 1756, SHB 1756, * SB 5625, CH 297 (2011)
Providers, early learning, issuing probationary licenses: * SB 5625, CH 297 (2011)
Public or private schools, child care programs in buildings containing, licensing requirements: * E2SHB 1776, CH 359 (2011)
Public records, disclosure, exemption for personal information in files of child receiving child care services: HB 1293, HB 2646, SB 5314
Public records, disclosure, exemption for personal information in files of participants in child care services: SSB 5314
Public records, disclosure, exemption for personal information of participants in certain child care services: * ESSB 5098, CH 173 (2011)
Publicly owned buildings, child care centers in, establishing unified licensing requirements: HB 1776
Publicly owned or operated buildings, child care centers in, establishing unified licensing requirements: SHB 1776
Records, department of social and health services to share certain records with department of early learning: HB 2645
Rule making, licensed family child care, prohibiting department of early learning rule making if costs will increase for providers: HB 2755
Schools, child care providers for, exemption from district record check requirements: HB 2658, SHB 2658
Short-term on-site, facility employees, authorizing child care for children of certain employees: * SB 5172, CH 78 (2011)
Student child care in higher education account, deposit of certain lottery moneys: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Subsidy program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Subsidy program, avoiding overpayments with electronic benefit transfer system: SB 5527
Subsidy program, increasing rates paid to all child care centers in connection with temporary assistance for needy families: SB 5269
Subsidy program, rates paid to centers, department of early learning to review: EHB 1364
Subsidy program, twelve-month authorization period: * SSB 6226, CH 251 (2012)
Subsidy program, WorkFirst temporary assistance for needy families, expenditure constraints: HB 1782, SHB 1782, * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Unlicensed child care agencies, providing child care without a license, violations and penalties: SB 5504, * SSB 5504, CH 296 (2011)
WorkFIrst participants, eligibility requirement for child care: HB 2007, SB 5865
Working connections child care program, expenditure constraints in connection with WorkFirst program: * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Working connections child care program, twelve-month authorization period: SB 6226
Working connections child care program, twelve-month authorization period and change notification requirements: * SSB 6226, CH 251 (2012)
Working connections program, annual audit: SB 5331
Working connections program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Working connections program, extending eligibility period: HB 2446, SHB 2446
CHILD CUSTODY  (See CHILDREN)
CHILD NEGLECT  (See CHILDREN)
CHILD SUPPORT  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
CHILD WELFARE SERVICES  (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, STATE CENTER  CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, STATE CENTER RSS Feed
               
Center for childhood deafness and hearing loss account, creation: HB 2757, * SHB 2757, CH 114 (2012), SB 6568, SSB 6568
Transfer of center to department of education, provisions: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
CHILDREN  CHILDREN RSS Feed
               (See also ADOPTION; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; FOSTER CARE; GUARDIANSHIP; HEALTH CARE; JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS)
4-H youth development program, recognizing: * HR 4604 (2011), * HR 4657 (2012), * SR 8624 (2011), * SR 8691 (2012)
Abuse or neglect, alleged, interview requirements, state school directors' association to adopt model implementation policy: SB 6549
Abuse or neglect, emergent placement investigations, limiting government liability: HB 2510, ESHB 2510, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Abuse or neglect, reports of, department of social and health services response, including family assessments and investigations: SB 6555, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Abuse, accusations of abuse against foster parents, notification requirements and handling of unfounded allegations: HB 1930
Abuse, by supervised persons, reporting requirements for supervisors: SB 5971, SSB 5971
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor: * SSB 5546, CH 111 (2011)
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, adding to list of criminal street gang-related offenses: * SB 6256, CH 143 (2012)
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, advertising of, class C felony: SB 6251, * ESSB 6251, CH 138 (2012)
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, including in definition of criminal profiteering: SB 6252, * ESSB 6252, CH 139 (2012)
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, promoting of, adding knowingly advancing sexually explicit act to: * ESB 6257, CH 144 (2012)
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, requiring offender to make restitution: SB 6259
Abuse, commercial sexual abuse of a minor, seizure and forfeiture of property in cases of: SB 6253, * SSB 6253, CH 140 (2012)
Abuse, investigations of child abuse, nonliability of government entities: HB 1680, ESSB 5605
Abuse, investigations, use of informants who are alleged victims: HB 1874, * SHB 1874, CH 241 (2011), SB 5545, SSB 5545
Abuse, mandatory reporting requirements, clarifying and extending to include neglect: HB 2331, ESHB 2331
Abuse, mandatory reporting requirements, extending to specified higher education institution employees: SB 5991, * ESSB 5991, CH 55 (2012)
Abuse, promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor, including in definition of criminal profiteering: * ESSB 6252, CH 139 (2012)
Abuse, promoting commercial sexual abuse of a minor, seizure and forfeiture of property in cases of: * SSB 6253, CH 140 (2012)
Abuse, provisions of restoration of parents' rights act: HB 1602
Abuse, public school education child abuse prevention program: SB 5853
Adverse childhood experiences, nongovernmental public-private initiative: * E2SHB 1965, CH 32 (2011)
Adverse childhood experiences, nongovernmental public-private partnership to focus on reducing: SHB 1965
Adverse childhood experiences, public-private partnership to focus on reducing: HB 1965, SB 5821
Child and youth development professionals, adoption and implementation of core competencies: * ESSB 5715, CH 149 (2012)
Child protective services, response to reports of abuse or neglect: SB 6555, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Child protective services, workers, requiring licensure as social worker in certain cases: SB 5513, SB 6605
Child welfare services, dependency system, unannounced monthly visits to caregivers: HB 1697, * SHB 1697, CH 160 (2011), SB 5393, SSB 5393
Child welfare services, establishment of secure and semi-secure crisis residential centers and HOPE centers: HB 1858, * SHB 1858, CH 240 (2011)
Child welfare services, evidence-based and research-based programs: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
Child welfare services, evidence-based programs, expending state funds on: HB 2536, SHB 2536, SB 6205
Child welfare services, fatality and near fatality reviews, role of department of social and health services: HB 1105, * SHB 1105, CH 61 (2011), SB 5043
Child welfare services, improving outcomes: HB 2678
Child welfare services, organizations providing, modifying business and occupation tax deduction: HB 1902, * ESHB 1902, CH 163 (2011)
Child welfare services, reforming delivery through community-based system using performance-based contracting: HB 2264, SHB 2264, * E2SHB 2264, CH 205 (2012)
Child welfare services, reinvesting savings due to foster care caseload reductions: HB 2263, * SHB 2263, CH 204 (2012)
Child welfare services, retroactive and technical amendments: HB 2122, SHB 2122
Child welfare services, Washington state Indian child welfare act: HB 1895, SB 5656, * ESSB 5656, CH 309 (2011)
Child welfare transparency committees, creation: SB 6602
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4629 (2011), * HR 4661 (2012)
Children's products, prohibiting manufacture, sale, or distribution of TRIS-containing products: EHB 2821
Custody, Braden and Charlie Powell act: SB 6640
Custody, parenting plans, residential provisions for children of parents with military duties: EHB 1050
Custody, prohibiting child custody award to suspect in active homicide investigation: SB 6640
Custody, shared parental responsibility: HB 2392, SB 6344
Death of a child, failure of parent or caregiver to report promptly, class C felony: HB 2726
Developmental disabilities, children with, shared parenting placement agreements for out-of-home placement: HB 1581, SHB 1581, 2SHB 1581, SB 5573
Disappearance of a child, failure of parent or caregiver to report promptly, class C felony: HB 2726
Early care and education professionals, adoption and implementation of core competencies: SB 5715, * ESSB 5715, CH 149 (2012)
Fatality and near fatality reviews, in child welfare cases, role of department of social and health services: HB 1105, * SHB 1105, CH 61 (2011), SB 5043
Girl Scouting, 100 years of, celebrating: * HR 4658 (2012), * SR 8686 (2012)
Grandparents, qualified, priority placement option for certain children in dependency proceedings: HB 1959
Human trafficking, sexual exploitation of children, investigating with help of informants who are alleged victims: HB 1874, * SHB 1874, CH 241 (2011), SB 5545, SSB 5545
Immunization, exemption from public school requirements: HB 1015, * ESB 5005, CH 299 (2011)
Indian children, Washington state Indian child welfare act: HB 1895, SB 5656, * ESSB 5656, CH 309 (2011)
Luring, crime of, to include luring minor away from transportation facilities: SB 6258, * SSB 6258, CH 145 (2012)
Maltreatment of a child, expanding definition: SB 6258
Maltreatment of children, response system within child protective services to include family assessment response: HB 2289, SHB 2289, 2SHB 2289
Minor children, unemancipated, creating the offense of failing to supervise: HB 1931
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 2477, ESB 6162
Murder, aggravated first degree, including child victim younger than fourteen in provisions: SB 6408
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * SR 8605 (2011)
Neglect or abuse, emergent placement investigations, limiting government liability: HB 2510, ESHB 2510, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Neglect, alleged, interview requirements, state school directors' association to adopt model implementation policy: SB 6549
Neglect, by supervised persons, reporting requirements for supervisors: SB 5971, SSB 5971
Neglect, mandatory reporting requirements, clarifying abuse provisions and extending to include neglect: HB 2331, ESHB 2331
Neglect, mandatory reporting requirements, extending to specified higher education institution employees: SB 5991, * ESSB 5991, CH 55 (2012)
Neglect, reports of, department of social and health services response, including family assessments and investigations: SB 6555, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Negligent treatment or maltreatment of a child, expanding definition: SB 6258
Parents with military duties, dissolution of marriage, residential provisions for children: EHB 1050
Parents, constitutional amendment to include parents' rights: HJR 4215
Parents, restoration of parents' rights act: HB 1602
Paternity, rescinding acknowledgment of, termination of legal responsibilities of a nonparent after genetic testing: HB 2683
Peer counselors, background checks: SB 5681, SSB 5681
Personal information, minors in parks and recreation programs, public records exemption: SB 5098
Personal information, participants in various programs, public records exemption: * ESSB 5098, CH 173 (2011), SSB 5314
Products, children's products, conducting alternatives assessments: HB 1319, HB 2266, SB 5231, SSB 5231, SB 6120, SSB 6120, SB 6630
Products, children's products, prohibiting manufacture, sale, or distribution of TRIS-containing products: EHB 2821
Products, children's products, prohibiting sale of TCEP-containing products: 2SSB 6120
Products, children's products, prohibiting sale of TRIS-containing products and conducting alternatives assessments: HB 2266, SB 6120, SSB 6120, SB 6630
Reinvesting in youth program, amending department of social and health services duties: * E2SHB 1965, CH 32 (2011)
Reinvesting in youth program, department of social and health services to establish: SHB 1965
Right to life, vested in each human being at moment of fertilization: HB 1656
School attendance, age of compulsory, changing: HB 1633, HB 2199
Sexual exploitation of children, child pornography evidence, prohibiting reproduction and restricting viewing and distribution: HB 2177, * SHB 2177, CH 135 (2012)
Sexual exploitation of children, offenders to be charged fees in certain cases: * ESHB 1983, CH 134 (2012), SB 6260, ESSB 6260
Sexual exploitation of children, restricting defense possession and viewing of evidence: SB 5989
Shaken baby syndrome victims and advocates, remembering victims and recognizing advocates: * SR 8657 (2011)
Shared parental responsibility, promotion through youth school dropout reduction and crime prevention act: SB 5317
Shoplifting by unemancipated minors, liability of parent or legal guardian: HB 2284
Smoking, prohibition in vehicles containing children: SB 5016
Unsupervised access to children, employees who will have, allowing background checks by nonprofit organizations: SSB 5703
Unsupervised access to children, employees who will have, allowing consumer reports by consumer reporting agencies: SB 5703
Visitation rights, third-party visitation, petitions and orders: HB 2193, SHB 2193
Work permits, for employers of minors, submission of master applications: SB 5743
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Early learning, department of, transitioning work of council to department: * E2SHB 1965, CH 32 (2011)
Elimination of council, delaying: SB 6524
Repealing council statutes: SB 5821, SB 6524
Repealing various council statutes: HB 1965, SHB 1965, * E2SHB 1965, CH 32 (2011)
CIGARETTE TAX  (See TAXES - CIGARETTE TAX)
CIGARETTES AND CIGARS  (See TAXES - CIGARETTE TAX; TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
CITIES AND TOWNS  CITIES AND TOWNS RSS Feed
               (See also EMINENT DOMAIN; LOCAL GOVERNMENT; PLANNING COMMISSIONS; RECORDS; WATERSHEDS)
Administrative costs, nontax, comprehensive statutory revisions for reducing: HB 2641, SHB 2641, HB 2801, SB 6372
Alaskan way viaduct and Seattle seawall replacement project, expert review panel to update previous work: SB 5785, SSB 5785
Ambulance service utilities, city and town allocation of funds toward cost of utility: HB 1596, * SHB 1596, CH 139 (2011), SB 5493, SSB 5493
Annexation, area newly annexed by city, limiting imposition and distribution local sales and use tax in certain cases: HB 2146
Annexation, expansion, limiting boundary review board authority in certain cases: HB 1627, * ESHB 1627, CH 212 (2012)
Annexation, population of annexed territory, determination through federal census data use: HB 1336, SHB 1336, * ESB 5505, CH 342 (2011), SSB 5505
Annexation, social card game businesses in annexed area: HB 1402, * SHB 1402, CH 134 (2011), SB 5556, ESSB 5556
Annexation, territory served by fire protection districts, proceeding by interlocal agreement with ordinance subject to referendum: HB 1856
Annexation, unincorporated areas served by fire protection districts: HB 1799, SB 5143
Apportionment districts, levying for community redevelopment financing: HB 1881, HJR 4217, SB 5705, SSB 5705, SJR 8213, SSJR 8213
Bags, retail checkout, prohibiting tax, fees, or other charges by city: HB 1877
Bags, retail checkout, state preemption of field of regulation: SB 5780
Bonds issued by local governments, authorization of issuance and payment of principal and interest: * EHB 1730, CH 210 (2011), SB 5695, SSB 5695
Boundary review boards, limiting authority to expand annexation in certain cases: HB 1627, * ESHB 1627, CH 212 (2012)
Business and occupation taxes, uniformity between state and local, collaborative process to increase: HB 2812
Business licensing, local, simplifying through cooperative process: HB 2789
Community municipal corporations, repealing and deleting provisions: HB 2610
Community municipal corporations, various provisions: HB 1812
Community redevelopment financing, levying in apportionment districts: HB 1881, HJR 4217, SB 5705, SSB 5705, SJR 8213, SSJR 8213
Community trail advisory authority, establishment and grant program: HB 1949, SB 5786
Condemnation, municipality real property acquisition due to threat to public: HB 1036, SB 5078, SSB 5078
Correctional facilities, including state facility prisoners in certain population determinations by cities: * EHB 1028, CH 14 (2011), SB 5133, SSB 5133
Economic development finance authorities, creation by city or town to issue taxable nonrecourse revenue bonds: SB 6140, SSB 6140, * 2SSB 6140, CH 193 (2012)
Elected officials, salary changes, when effective: SB 5126, SSB 5126
Federal and state laws and requirements, mandatory procedures when ordinances, etc., of cities and towns are less restrictive: HB 1111
Fire districts, municipal, establishment: HB 2767
Fire protection districts, annexation of territory served by, proceeding by interlocal agreement with ordinance subject to referendum: HB 1856
Fire protection districts, annexed, benefit charges imposed by city or town for enhancement of: HB 2615, SHB 2615, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 47 (2012)
Fuel usage requirements for cities, shifting to electricity or biofuel, delaying requirements to provide fiscal relief: HB 1478, * ESHB 1478, CH 353 (2011), SB 5360, SSB 5360, 2SSB 5360
Goldendale Community Library, honoring in its 100th year of service: * SR 8682 (2012)
High-speed internet service, authorizing towns to provide: HB 1140
Indian tribes, state or municipal sale or lease of public property to tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Industrial/manufacturing facility construction in target urban areas, property tax exemption: HB 2772, SB 6583
Infrastructure, local financing tool program, applications for competitive project awards: HB 2785
Infrastructure, local infrastructure development through transfer of development rights marketplace: HB 1469, ESHB 1469, SB 5253, * ESSB 5253, CH 318 (2011)
Infrastructure, revising provisions concerning state assistance for local government infrastructure projects: HB 1915, SB 5745
International wildlife urban interface code, adoption as part of state building code: HB 1505, SB 5207
Joint municipal utility services act: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Kato, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, and Olympia, celebrating the friendship between: * HR 4646 (2011)
Land, agricultural, maintaining certain land for future agricultural use: SB 5611, SSB 5611
Land, agricultural, moratorium on amendment or adoption of development regulations: HB 1777
Land, zoned for industrial purposes, urban growth area amendment requests by cities to increase industrial land: HB 2742, SB 5995, * SSB 5995, CH 191 (2012)
Local improvement districts, authorizing district funding to benefit innovation partnership zones: * HB 1937, CH 85 (2011), SB 5403
Local improvement districts, foreclosure process for delinquent assessments: HB 1401, SHB 1401
Mandates, unfunded mandates, relieving cities of certain reporting requirements: HB 1855
Manufactured/mobile homes, entry or removal, prohibiting city from acting due to nonconforming use: * SHB 1502, CH 158 (2011), HB 1748, SB 5446
Meetings of governing bodies, posting certain meeting information on agency web site: SB 5553, SSB 5553, 2SSB 5553
Metropolitan water pollution abatement advisory committees, membership: * HB 1074, CH 124 (2011), SB 5032
Moratoria, comprehensive plans and shoreline master programs, limiting city moratoria authority: HB 1088
Motor vehicles, collecting and restoring, prohibiting zoning or other controls that prohibit collecting and restoring: SB 5586
Motor vehicles, hobby vehicles, prohibiting zoning or other controls that prohibit restoration: SSB 5586, 2SSB 5586
Motorsports, creating public speedway authority for professional motorsports entertainment and family recreation facility: SB 5856
Officials, elected and appointed, allowing salary reductions: HJR 4204, SJR 8209
Officials, elected and appointed, repealing statutes concerning subversive activities: HB 2251
Officials, elected and appointed, salary reduction when public employee salaries are reduced: SJR 8202, SSJR 8202, SJR 8203
Olympia and Kato, Hyogo Prefecture, Japan, celebrating the friendship between: * HR 4646 (2011)
Olympia, congratulating city of Olympia and Kato City for thirty-year sister city relationship: * SR 8636 (2011)
Olympia, recognition as most secure midsize city in the United States: * SR 8640 (2011)
Omak, 100th anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4660 (2012)
Parks, recreation, trails, and open space allocation, local sales and use tax to provide funding: HB 1949, SB 5786
Payments of any kind, authorization of cities to accept various electronic methods of payment: HB 2728, HB 2801, SB 6521
Pension plans, nonstate defined benefit plans offered by towns, authorization and prohibitions: * SB 5950, CH 240 (2012)
Permitting practices, performance audit by state auditor: SB 6373
Planning, comprehensive plans and shoreline master programs, limiting city moratoria authority: HB 1088
Planning, land use permits, using hearing examiners in quasi-judicial permitting process: HB 2201, SHB 2201
Planning, land use permits, using hearing examiners or planning officials in quasi-judicial permitting process: SB 5013
Property, state or municipal, sale or lease to Indian tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Public lands, access for hunting and fishing, public agencies to suspend access or provide open access to general public: HB 1273
Public notice requirements for cities and towns, various, authorizing use of summary form for publication: HB 2641, SHB 2641, HB 2801, SB 6372
Public records, cities and towns, hours of availability for inspection and copying: SSB 5294
Public works projects, costing less than five thousand dollars, waiver of certain requirements by municipalities: HB 1970
Public works projects, local government, financing through state-local contingent loan agreements: SHB 1915
Real estate excise tax, additional taxing authority: HB 1598, SB 5755
Real estate excise tax, use of funds: SSB 5755
Real estate excise taxes, county and city, limitations on amount to be used for operations and maintenance of capital projects: * HB 1953, CH 354 (2011)
Redevelopment areas, local governments creating, use of community redevelopment financing: HB 2746
Redevelopment opportunity zones for brownfield properties, designation of zone by city: E2SSB 6211
Regional public safety authorities, establishment and functioning, including tax levies and benefit charges: HB 1230, SB 5155
Regional transit authorities, exclusion of city from boundaries by request: HB 2715, SB 6501
Regulatory and statutory requirements for cities and towns, delaying or modifying certain requirements to provide fiscal relief: HB 1478, * ESHB 1478, CH 353 (2011), SB 5360, SSB 5360, 2SSB 5360
Reporting requirements, relieving cities of certain mandatory reporting: HB 1855, * HB 2834, CH 5 (2012) PV
Reporting requirements, relieving cities of certain mandatory reporting related to comprehensive plans: * HB 2834, CH 5 (2012) PV
Retail telecommunications services, authority of cities and towns to provide: HB 1711
Revenues for distribution, local government, including various account provisions: HB 2801
Seattle Seahawks, celebrating 2010 season: * HR 4630 (2011)
Sequim lavender festival, commending and supporting: * SR 8681 (2012)
Sewer systems, construction, limiting obligation of counties and cities to supply sanitary sewer systems to urban growth areas: HB 2267, SHB 2267
Small cities, authorizing a city utility infrastructure local sales and use tax: SB 5683
Small city program, implementation within transportation improvement account: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 120 (2011)
Social card game businesses, in annexed area, provisions: HB 1402, * SHB 1402, CH 134 (2011), SB 5556, ESSB 5556
Spokane community, honoring: * HR 4621 (2011)
Stadium and exhibition center, authority of certain city to impose tax on admission charges: SB 6574, * SSB 6574, CH 260 (2012)
State environmental policy act, modernizing categorical exemption and other provisions: HB 2253, SHB 2253, E2SHB 2253, SB 6130, SSB 6130
State environmental policy act, modifying categorical exemptions for development: HB 1713, SB 5657
State environmental policy act, streamlining process through exemptions from certain requirements: HB 1952, SHB 1952, E2SHB 1952
Street maintenance utilities, creation authorized: HB 1929, SHB 1929
Streets, establishment of complete streets grant program by department of transportation: HB 1071, * ESHB 1071, CH 257 (2011)
Streets, vacation of, appointment of hearing examiner: * EHB 1223, CH 130 (2011)
Streets, vacation of, appointment of hearing officer: SB 5137
Streets, vacation of, hearing examiner recommendation: SSB 5137
Subversive activities, by officers and employees, repealing statutes: HB 2251
Taxes, city and town compliance with certain tax requirements: HB 1434
Towns, nonstate defined benefit pension plans offered by, authorization and prohibitions: * SB 5950, CH 240 (2012)
Traffic schools, city or town, using fees collected for cost of attending: * HB 1473, CH 197 (2011)
Transit development plans, six-year, revising deadline for preparation: HB 1967, * ESHB 1967, CH 371 (2011) PV, SB 5796, SSB 5796
Transportation benefit districts, annual local option transportation tax fee, distribution of revenues: HB 2659, SHB 2659, SB 6451, SSB 6451
Transportation benefit districts, restrictions on collection of sales tax by: SB 6410
Urban arterial trust account, elimination: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 120 (2011)
Urban growth areas, amendment requests by cities to increase amount of land zoned for industrial purposes: HB 2742, SB 5995, * SSB 5995, CH 191 (2012)
Utility services, creating joint municipal utility services authorities: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Walla Walla, celebrating 150th anniversary: * HR 4665 (2012)
Water systems, certain water right applications, efficiencies for municipal water suppliers: HB 2310
Water systems, public, purchase of system from public utility district without approval of voters: * HB 1407, CH 285 (2011), SB 5248
Water-sewer districts, assumption of jurisdiction by city or town, voter approval in certain cases: HB 1695
Wenatchee Works plant, recognizing: * HR 4670 (2012)
Wenatchee, Alcoa Wenatchee Works plant and its employees, recognizing: * SR 8693 (2012)
Wenatchee, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8653 (2011), * SR 8703 (2012)
Wind energy projects, application for siting permit, city to notify U.S. department of defense upon receipt of application: HB 1375
Zillah, 100th anniversary: * SR 8603 (2011)
Zoning, notice to property owners when city or town proposes to rezone: HB 1013
CITIZEN COMMISSION FOR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT OF TAX PREFERENCES  CITIZEN COMMISSION FOR PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT OF TAX PREFERENCES RSS Feed
               
Education, strategic investments in, commission to identify tax preferences for repeal to help fund education: HB 1980
Preferences, enacted for economic development purposes, demonstrating beneficial impact: * SB 5044, CH 335 (2011)
Schedule for review of tax preferences, development by commission: HB 1286, * SB 5044, CH 335 (2011), SB 5857
Tax preferences, implementing recommendations related to review process conducted by the commission: HB 2094
CITIZENS' COMMISSION ON SALARIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS  CITIZENS' COMMISSION ON SALARIES FOR ELECTED OFFICIALS RSS Feed
               
Immediate family, defined for commission membership purposes: HB 1008, * SHB 1008, CH 254 (2011), SB 5064
Membership provisions, various: HB 1008, * SHB 1008, CH 254 (2011), SB 5064
State elected officials, salary reduction when state employee salaries are reduced: HB 1115
CIVIL PROCEDURE  CIVIL PROCEDURE RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; JUDGMENTS; RECORDS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Child abuse or neglect, emergent placement investigations, limiting government liability: HB 2510, ESHB 2510, * ESSB 6555, CH 259 (2012)
Child restraint systems, failing to wear, admissibility in a civil action: SB 5384
Consumer protection act, actions to restrain prohibited acts, award of attorneys' fees: HB 1032, SB 5079, SSB 5079
Contracts with public entities, concurrent federal and state court jurisdiction over various actions: HB 1834, SB 5663
Corrections, department of, liability provisions for department and its officers, agents, and employees: HB 1580
Criminal offenders in correctional facilities, restricting ability to initiate legal claims: HB 1037, * SHB 1037, CH 220 (2011), SB 5024, SSB 5024
Declarations, uniform unsworn foreign declarations act, provisions: * HB 1345, CH 22 (2011)
Defamation, uniform correction or clarification of defamation act: SB 5752
Depositions and discovery, uniform interstate depositions and discovery act: * HB 2195, CH 95 (2012)
Design professionals, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Easements and private rights-of-way, legal obligations and maintenance agreements, grounds for civil action: HB 1349, SHB 1349
Electronic impersonation, basis for civil actions in certain cases: HB 1652, SHB 1652, * 2SHB 1652, CH 9 (2012)
Enforcement actions, environmental or public health, providing settlement notice to public: SB 5051, SSB 5051
Event personnel, guest services staff and security services staff, actions by in cases of disturbances or suspect activity: SB 6281
False claims against the government, procedures and responsibilities for civil actions for commission of wrongful act: SB 5379
False claims against the government, Washington state false claims act: SB 5310, SSB 5310
Gangs, criminal street gang-related offenses, actions and proceedings: SB 5799
Harassment in workplace, protection orders, restraining unlawful harassment affecting the workplace: HB 1591, SB 5552
Health care providers, state and governmental, health care claims against, office of risk management role when due to tortious conduct: HB 2690, HB 2741
Immunity, councils in unincorporated areas and their volunteers, immunity from lawsuits under public records act: SB 5677
Immunity, emergency medical personnel, when following physician orders for life sustaining treatment: HB 2462
Immunity, limited, for charitable organizations donating eye glasses and hearing instruments: HB 2261, * SHB 2261, CH 203 (2012)
Immunity, nonprofit and charitable corporations, liability for used eyeglasses provided to a person: SB 6216, SSB 6216
Indemnification, agreements involving design professionals: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Information technology, misappropriation of, actions under unfair competition statutes: HB 1495, * SHB 1495, CH 98 (2011), SB 5449, ESSB 5449
Legal financial obligations, court-ordered, collection by county clerks: HB 1276, HB 1399, SB 5533, SB 5880
Liability, child abuse investigations, nonliability of government entities: HB 1680, ESSB 5605
Liability, comprehensive health care liability reform: HB 1360, SB 5672
Liability, employers, nonliability for damages under respondeat superior for certain employee actions: HB 1681
Liability, general rule of several or proportionate, limiting exceptions: SB 6485
Liability, government agencies and agents when using or issuing firearm safety devices and gun safes: ESSB 5697
Liability, joint and several: HB 1779
Liability, landowners and timber owners, for personal injury, death, or property damage in connection with fish habitat improvement projects: HB 2597
Liability, landowners, for unintentional injuries resulting from certain public or private airstrip operations: * HB 2244, CH 15 (2012), SB 6090
Liability, landowners, for unintentional injuries to recreational users resulting from forestry and other primary land uses: SB 6080
Liability, landowners, when forest roads subject to road maintenance and abandonment plans: HB 1102
Liability, nonliability of agencies, officers, and employees for injuries caused by offenders under supervision: HB 1679
Liability, of government or private employers, limiting employer liability for unauthorized passengers in vehicle: HB 1719, * SHB 1719, CH 82 (2011)
Liability, of parent or legal guardian, when unemancipated minor shoplifts: HB 2284
Liability, provisions governing certain agencies and their officers, agents, and employees: HB 1580
Liability, provisions of Washington wolf recovery act: HB 1108
Liability, supervision of offenders, nonliability of government entities: ESSB 5605
Liens, judgment liens on real property, commencing when filed: HB 2511, * SB 6566, CH 133 (2012)
Livestock, killing or harming with malice when livestock belongs to another person, cause of action: HB 1243, * SHB 1243, CH 67 (2011)
Malpractice, medical, comprehensive health care liability reform: HB 1360, SB 5672
Medicaid fraud, actions and penalties under medicaid fraud false claims act: HB 2246, SHB 2246, SB 5458, SSB 5458, 2SSB 5458, SB 5960, ESSB 5960, SB 5978, * ESSB 5978, CH 241 (2012) PV
Minor children, unemancipated, creating the offense of failing to supervise: HB 1931
Protection orders, antiharassment, restraining unlawful harassment affecting the workplace: HB 1591, SB 5552
Public hazards, presumption against sealing of court documents: SB 5054
Public hospitals, health care claims against, office of risk management role when due to tortious conduct: HB 2690
Qui tam actions, provisions of Washington state false claims act: SB 5310, SSB 5310
Safety belt assemblies, failing to wear, admissibility in a civil action: SB 5384
Seamen, employed by state, liability of state for tortious conduct resulting in injury, illness, or death: HB 1512, SB 5408
Security guards, as event personnel, actions by in cases of disturbances or suspect activity: SB 6281
Shooting ranges, sport, statutory provisions to protect ranges and range owners in various ways: HB 1508, ESHB 1508
Shoplifting by unemancipated minors, liability of parent or legal guardian: HB 2284
Social and health services, department of, liability provisions for department and its officers, agents, and employees: HB 1580
State of Washington, actions and claims against, claim or judgment amount liability limits: SB 6458
Subpoenas, uniform interstate depositions and discovery act: * HB 2195, CH 95 (2012)
Tortious conduct by state and local government, claims for damages, expanding application to include health care injuries: HB 2307, SB 6187, * SSB 6187, CH 250 (2012)
Uniform interstate depositions and discovery act: * HB 2195, CH 95 (2012)
Uniform unsworn foreign declarations act: * HB 1345, CH 22 (2011)
Uninsured motorists, damages recovery actions by, recovery restricted to cases of driving under the influence: HB 1827
Unlawful detainer records, prohibiting landlord refusal to renew or enter into rental agreement based on: SSB 6321
Unlawful detainer records, sealing in certain cases to protect a person's housing opportunities: HB 2564, SB 6321
Vessels, abandoned or derelict, liability provisions for removal of vessel by authorized public entity: HB 1322, SHB 1322, SB 5271, * SSB 5271, CH 247 (2011)
Wrongful acts against governmental entities, procedures and responsibilities for civil actions: SB 5379
Wrongful conviction and imprisonment for a felony, claims for compensation and damages: HB 2221, SHB 2221, SB 5139, SSB 5139
Wrongful conviction and imprisonment for a felony, claims for compensation and damages against the state: HB 1435, SB 5460
CLIMATE  CLIMATE RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
Climate change accountability act: HB 1187
Greenhouse gas emissions, reduction, climate change expenditure accountability: HB 1187
Integrated climate change response strategy, department of commerce role: SB 6013
Western climate initiative, withdrawing the state from the initiative: HJM 4003, SB 5096
CODE REVISER  CODE REVISER RSS Feed
               
Publication requirements of statute law committee, revising: * HB 1479, CH 156 (2011)
RCW, gender-based terms, technical corrections: * SB 5045, CH 336 (2011) PV, * SB 6095, CH 117 (2012)
RCW, technical corrections: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 151 (2011)
Uniform commercial code, article 9A, developing legislation to update references in secured transaction provisions: HB 1492, * ESHB 1492, CH 74 (2011)
COLLECTION AGENCIES  (See BUSINESSES)
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING  (See EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES RSS Feed
               
Advanced college tuition payment (GET) program, modifying program provisions: SB 5749, * ESSB 5749, CH 12 (2011) PV
Advising of students, academic, requirements for quarterly meetings with advisor: HB 2436
Aerospace training student loan program, establishment: HB 1846, * ESHB 1846, CH 8 (2011), SB 5674
Annuities and retirement income plans for higher education employees, provisions: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Archives and records management division, cost allocation to be based on actual services and service hours: SSB 5517
Archives and records management division, fee and charge exemption for institutions not using division services: SB 5517
Artworks for higher education buildings, suspending expenditure of moneys by arts commission for acquisition of art works: SB 6042
Athletics, intercollegiate, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for expenses at UW and WSU: SB 6456
Aviation fuel, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel by University of Washington and Washington State University: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Baccalaureate degree incentive program, establishment by higher education coordinating board: SB 5915
Baccalaureate degree program, accelerated, development: SB 5442, * SSB 5442, CH 108 (2011)
Baccalaureate degree programs, three-year, public high schools to inform students and parents concerning opportunities: SB 6029, SSB 6029
Baccalaureate degrees, increasing number of students who earn: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, HB 2717, SHB 2717, 2SHB 2717
Baccalaureate degrees, pilot project for designing and demonstrating innovative approaches by four-year institutions: HB 2717, SHB 2717, 2SHB 2717
Baccalaureate funding formula, establishing joint select legislative task force on formula: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Biomass, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel by University of Washington and Washington State University: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Boards of trustees and regents, open public meetings, providing time for comment: HB 2313, * SHB 2313, CH 228 (2012)
Building fees, regional universities and TESC, deposit in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Capital construction projects, allotments and valuing provisions, increasing amount for higher education institution projects: HB 2735
Career exploration partnership zone program, establishment as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Career pathways act, encouraging multiple career pathways: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Central Washington University, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Central Washington University, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Central Washington University, designation as state university: HB 2703
Central Washington University, honoring Dr. Gary Frederick: * HR 4605 (2011)
Child abuse and neglect, mandatory reporting requirements, extending to specified higher education institution employees: SB 5991, * ESSB 5991, CH 55 (2012)
Child care for higher education students, using certain lottery moneys to fund: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, including school district agreement with a college of education: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
College efficiency and savings act: HB 1394, SHB 1394, SB 5268
Commute trip reduction program, exemptions from local option transportation tax for higher education institutions having: HB 1882, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Consolidation of colleges and universities to form Washington state college and university system: SB 5107
Construction, funding education construction and equipment with lottery revenue bonds: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Council of presidents, abolishing: SB 5108
Courses, lower division, establishment of common course numbering and descriptions by work group: HB 1525, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5654
Courseware developed with state funds, placing under creative commons attribution license: HB 2336, SB 6460
Credit for prior learning, higher education coordinating board to convene academic credit for prior learning work group: SHB 1522, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Credit for prior learning, state board for community and technical colleges to convene academic credit for prior learning work group: HB 1522
Credit, qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding examinations by a national multidisciplinary STEM program to master list: * ESB 5974, CH 3 (2011)
Credit, qualifying proficiency examination scores, adding project lead the way examinations to master list: HB 2158
Credits, excess, charging higher tuition rates: HB 1654, SB 5868
Degree completion for four-year institutions, initial degree completion targets: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Degree completion for four-year institutions, initial degree completion targets and action plans: HB 1666, SHB 1666, SB 5717, SSB 5717
Developmental disabilities, adult patients with, grant program to encourage medical training to work with: SB 5443
Disabilities, students with, creating legislative task force on improving higher education access for: SB 6267
Disabilities, students with, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Disabilities, students with, specialized format instructional materials for students with print access disabilities: HB 1089, * SHB 1089, CH 356 (2011) PV
Doctoral programs, development at branch campuses of University of Washington and Washington State University: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
Eastern Washington University, authorizing educational specialist degrees: * HB 1477, CH 136 (2011)
Eastern Washington University, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Eastern Washington University, designation as state university: HB 2703
Eastern Washington University, honoring the Eagles football team: * HR 4618 (2011), * SR 8616 (2011)
Education construction fund, discontinuing funds appropriation for student achievement program: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education construction fund, reducing funding for: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6377, SB 6618
Education, colleges of, collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
Educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
Employees, compensation, revising salary and wage and health care provisions to provide institutional efficiencies: * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV
Employees, compensation, revising salary and wage provisions to provide institutional efficiencies: HB 2585, SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, SB 6401, SSB 6401, 2SSB 6401
Employees, health care insurance benefits to include wellness incentives: SB 5869
Employees, higher education employee annuities and retirement income plans: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Employees, higher education postretirement employment provisions: HB 1022, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5569
Employees, labor organization membership or nonmembership requirement by employer prohibited: SB 5347
Equipment maintenance services, public funds for, disbursement in advance by state treasurer: SB 5516
Ethics in public service, enforcement responsibility, shifting to public disclosure commission: HB 2402
Evergreen State College, The, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Evergreen State College, The, deposit of building fees in capital projects accounts created as local accounts: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Fees, excluding program fees from operating fees: SB 6399, SSB 6399
Fees, operating, revising total gross authorized operating fees revenue amounts for waivers, exemptions, and reductions: SB 6617
Fees, program fees, provisions: SSB 6399
Fees, services and activities, expenditure of: HB 2352, * SHB 2352, CH 104 (2012)
Financial aid, administration by institutions of higher education: HB 1816
Financial aid, awarding aid only to citizens or permanent residents of U.S.: SB 5334
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, closing entry to program: SB 5843
Financial aid, counseling for state need grant recipients, curriculum to be created by office of student financial assistance: SB 6121, * SSB 6121, CH 31 (2012)
Financial aid, creation of office of student financial assistance: SB 5182, SSB 5182, * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Financial aid, forecasting caseload of college bound scholarship program: * SB 5304, CH 304 (2011)
Financial aid, repealing certain programs: SB 6592
Financial aid, revising provisions of health professional loan repayment and scholarship program: * HB 1424, CH 26 (2011), SB 5483
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility provisions: HB 1650, SHB 1650, SB 5787, SB 6565
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, considering student merit: SB 5787
Financial aid, state need grant program, defining resident student for purposes of: SB 6565
Financial aid, state need grant program, participation by certain nonprofit institutions: SB 6322
Financial aid, state need grant, changing name to opportunity award: HB 2088
Financial aid, state need grants, giving priority to students formerly in foster care or pursuing a high-demand field of study: SB 6592
Financial aid, state work-study program, funding through business and professions licensing surcharges: SB 6447
Financial aid, state work-study program, funding through corporation and partnership surcharges: SB 6447
Financial aid, Washington pledge scholarship program, establishment: HB 1666, SHB 1666, SB 5717
Firearms, unlawful carrying or handling, on premises of higher education institution or at college-sponsored event: SB 5592
Foster care, youth in and alumni of, changing various programs to improve educational success of: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
GET ready for college program, establishment, payment by board of enrollment fee for each child born in state: HB 1907
Higher education committee, joint, creation: * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV, SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232, SB 6269, SSB 6269
Higher education consolidation act: SB 5107
Higher education employees, compensation reductions: * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Higher education employees, implementing three percent salary reduction: SB 5860
Higher education funding, constitutional amendment to make second highest duty of state: SJR 8225
Higher education institutions, reducing certain burdens: HB 1962
Higher education opportunity act: HB 1795, SHB 1795, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Higher education performance advisory council, establishment: HB 2049
Higher education reform, legislative task force on, establishment: HB 2833
Higher education steering committee, creation: * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Higher education system, revising funding and operating practices: HB 1816
Higher education, council for, creation: * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Higher education, council for, statutes to govern replacement of higher education coordinating board: SB 6269, SSB 6269
Illegal immigrants, preventing from qualifying as resident students for in-state tuition and financial aid purposes: SB 5828
Instructional materials, specialized format version for students with print access disabilities: HB 1089, * SHB 1089, CH 356 (2011) PV
Intellectual property rights, at state universities, provisions concerning: SB 6542
Internships, initiating Washington higher education internship program: HB 1816
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to college when offender is attending: HB 1208
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or be an employee: SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Laboratory school partnership program, creation: HB 2606, SB 6348
Lake Washington Institute of Technology, renaming Lake Washington Technical College as, expansion of programs: SB 5664, * SSB 5664, CH 118 (2011)
Meals sold to students and faculty of certain nonprofit entities, exemption from sales and use tax: HB 2095
Medical students, grant program to encourage training to work with adult patients with developmental disabilities: SB 5443
Medical students, provisions concerning certain student clinical rotations and residencies: HB 1183, * ESHB 1183, CH 150 (2011), SB 5548
Meetings, use of private facilities, special approval for certain groups not required: HB 1394, SHB 1394, SB 5268
Military reserve members, rights of members who are students: HB 1221, SB 6164
Multiple-unit dwellings, new and rehabilitated, promoting near college campuses in certain unincorporated areas: * SSB 6277, CH 194 (2012)
National guard members, early registration: HB 2503, SHB 2503
National guard members, priority registration: HB 2345, SB 6288
Online learning, higher education institutions' role in encouraging K-12 students to use during school year breaks: HB 2634
Online university, nonprofit, state to partner with nationally recognized independent university: HB 1822, SB 5136
Online university, nonprofit, state to partner with Western Governors University: * SHB 1822, CH 146 (2011), SSB 5136, 2SSB 5136
Opportunity expansion program, establishment: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity expansion program, modifying provisions, including business and occupation tax credits: HB 2532
Opportunity internship program, revising provisions: HB 1608, SHB 1608
Opportunity programs, coordination with career pathways as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Opportunity scholarship act, provisions: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity scholarship board, business and occupation tax credit for contributions to: HB 2532
Opportunity scholarship program, board, and account, creation: HB 2088
Opportunity scholarship program, board, and match transfer account, creation: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Peer mentoring, higher education partnerships to encourage at-risk elementary school students to attend college: HB 1908
Performance and accountability in higher education, council for, creation: SSB 5182
Police officers for higher education institutions, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: HB 1736, SB 5606
Police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, collective bargaining provisions: SSB 5606
Police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: SHB 1736
Polytechnical college, independent four-year, creation of college and higher education investment district: SB 5287
Postdoctoral and clinical employees at University of Washington and Washington State University, collective bargaining: * ESSB 6486, CH 255 (2012) PV
Postdoctoral researchers at University of Washington and Washington State University, collective bargaining: HB 2681, SB 6486
Presidents, abolishing council of presidents: SB 5108
Prior learning, academic credit for, convening academic credit for prior learning work group: HB 1522, SHB 1522
Project lead the way, examination scores, adding to master list of examinations qualifying for college credit: HB 2158
Public interest degrees, board role in promoting through tuition incentives: HB 1954
Public interest degrees, establishment of joint select legislative task force on public interest degrees: HB 1954
Public interest degrees, establishment of task force on public interest degrees: SHB 1666
Public interest degrees, higher education coordinating board role in promoting through tuition incentives: SHB 1666
Purchasing, bidding preferences for Washington businesses: HB 1355
Purchasing, removing requirement that higher education institutions purchase from correctional industries: HB 1663, * SHB 1663, CH 198 (2011) PV
Purchasing, revising higher education institution bidding and equipment maintenance services provisions: HB 2585, SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV, SB 6401, SSB 6401, 2SSB 6401
Purchasing, revising higher education institution contracting requirements: SSB 5519
Purchasing, revising requirement that higher education institutions purchase from correctional industries: SB 5519
Regional mobility grant program, establishing to aid public higher education institutions: HB 1882, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Regional universities, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Regional universities, designation as state universities: HB 2703
Remedial postsecondary education, governing boards to waive tuition fees for precollege courses for certain students: SB 6438
Remedial postsecondary education, superintendent of public instruction to reimburse higher education institutions for: SB 6438
Reporting crime statistics, exempting institutions of higher education from certain requirements: * SHB 2259, CH 227 (2012)
Reporting greenhouse gas emissions and crime statistics, exempting institutions of higher education from certain requirements: HB 2259
Running start program, limiting enrollment: SB 5572, SSB 5572
Running start program, transfer of college-level courses: ESSB 5924
Running start program, tuition and fees: SB 5924, ESSB 5924
Sex offenders, registered, notice to college when offender is attending: HB 1208
Sex offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or be an employee: SB 5203, * SSB 5203, CH 337 (2011)
Snohomish Polytechnical College, creation as an independent four-year college: SB 5287
Social workers, degree in social work from accredited program to be required: HB 1043, SB 5020, * ESSB 5020, CH 89 (2011)
Solar energy systems, incentives for participation in renewable energy investment cost recovery program: HB 1144, SHB 1144
Spokane intercollegiate research and technology institute, abolishing, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to innovate Washington: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
State education council, establishment: ESHB 1849
State education council, establishment as oversight and advocacy board for postsecondary education: HB 1849
STEM, national multidisciplinary STEM program examinations, adding to master list of examinations qualifying for college credit: * ESB 5974, CH 3 (2011)
Student achievement council, creation as primary successor to higher education coordinating board: SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232
Student achievement council, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: SHB 2483, * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV
Student achievement council, creation of: HB 2483, SB 6232
Student achievement council, office of the, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: HB 2483, SB 6232
Student achievement, joint select legislative committee on, establishment: HB 2483, SHB 2483, SB 6232
Student child care in higher education account, deposit of certain lottery moneys: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Student financial assistance, office of, creation: SB 5182, SSB 5182, * E2SSB 5182, CH 11 (2011) PV
Students with disabilities, creating legislative task force on improving higher education access for: SB 6267
Students with disabilities, creating statewide database of student disability accommodation resources: SB 6266
Students, involvement in higher education institution governance: HB 2596, SB 6334
Students, rights when member of national guard or other military reserve component: HB 1221, SB 6164
Technology, commercialization of, creation of innovation database and enewsletter: SB 5736
Technology, commercialization of, state university funding programs: SB 5521
Technology, technology transfer funding and programs: HB 1551
Transfer and student advising system for higher education, online, establishing and maintaining: HB 2258
Transferring from community or technical college to four-year institution, provisions: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5915
Travel arrangements by institutions, appropriate means for making and paying for: SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV, 2SSB 6401
Tuition and fees, increases, requiring governing boards to make proposals public: * SHB 2313, CH 228 (2012)
Tuition and fees, revising provisions for four-year institutions: HB 1666, SHB 1666, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5717, SSB 5717, SB 5915
Tuition and fees, waivers, for persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for felony: HB 1435
Tuition and fees, waivers, when persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned for felony: HB 2221, SHB 2221
Tuition waivers, revising total gross authorized operating fees revenue amounts for waivers: SB 6617
Tuition, boards of state and regional universities and The Evergreen State College to reduce or increase: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, HB 1816
Tuition, ensuring high-value return through higher education opportunity act: HB 1795, SHB 1795, * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV
Tuition, excluding resident undergraduates from reductions or increases by governing boards of institutions: SB 6399, SSB 6399
Tuition, resident undergraduates, increases to be set by four-year institutions: * E2SHB 1795, CH 10 (2011) PV, SB 5679
Tuition, setting tuition for each student at rate in effect on first day of their first term: SB 5719
University Center at Everett Community College, Washington State University to establish Everett branch campus in collaboration with University Center: SHB 1792
University Center of North Puget Sound, assigning management to Washington State University: HB 1792, E2SHB 1792, SB 5636, * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
University Center of North Puget Sound, needs assessment and analysis requirement: * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
University Center of North Puget Sound, requiring needs assessment for changes and modifications: SSB 5636
University of Washington, authority to conduct medical cannabis administration research: HB 1100, SB 5073, SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
University of Washington, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
University of Washington, board of regents, adding second student member: HB 2709
University of Washington, branch campuses, development of doctoral programs: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
University of Washington, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
University of Washington, collective bargaining, requests for agreement implementation funds: HB 1665, SHB 1665, SB 5614, * SSB 5614, CH 344 (2011)
University of Washington, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
University of Washington, evidence-based practice institute, role in evidence- and research-based programs for juvenile justice, child welfare, and children's mental health: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
University of Washington, forest resources institute and school, addressing forest sector issues: HB 1254, * SHB 1254, CH 187 (2011), SB 5123, SSB 5123
University of Washington, funding programs for state university technology commercialization: SB 5521
University of Washington, health sciences library, online access for licensed midwives: HB 1176, SB 5071
University of Washington, health sciences library, online access for licensed midwives and marriage and family therapists: * SSB 5071, CH 35 (2011)
University of Washington, intellectual property rights: SB 6542
University of Washington, investment of university funds, requirements: SB 6468, * SJR 8223 (2012)
University of Washington, nursing school, consulting with health care personnel shortage task force: SSB 6115
University of Washington, Olympic natural resources center, governor to appoint policy advisory board to advise on center policies: SB 5997, * SSB 5997, CH 243 (2012)
University of Washington, operating funds investment account, creation and use: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
University of Washington, products manufactured pursuant to licensing agreement with university, business and occupation tax exemption: HB 1943, SHB 1943, SB 5732, SSB 5732, 2SSB 5732
University of Washington, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for intercollegiate athletic expenses: SB 6456
University of Washington, reviewing other states' building codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
University of Washington, transfer of state law library from supreme court to: HB 2399
University of Washington, transfer of state library from secretary of state to: HB 2398
University of Washington, use of financial gains from course materials authored by employees and sold to students: HB 1932
Veterans, early registration: HB 2503, SHB 2503
Veterans, modifying definition of resident student to include veterans residing in state when separated from service: HB 2745, SB 6544
Veterans, priority registration: HB 2345, SB 6288
Veterans, returning, Western Washington University to coordinate program that leverages leadership of returning veterans: HB 1863, SB 5608
Washington state college and university system, creation: SB 5107
Washington State University, assigning management of University Center of North Puget Sound to WSU: HB 1792, E2SHB 1792, SB 5636, * 2SSB 5636, CH 321 (2011)
Washington State University, authority to conduct medical cannabis administration research: SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
Washington State University, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Washington State University, authorizing service charge to cover application processing costs: 2E2SHB 1144
Washington State University, branch campuses, development doctoral programs: * HB 1586, CH 208 (2011), SB 5315
Washington State University, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
Washington State University, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Washington State University, duties within Washington state college and university system: SB 5107
Washington State University, establishing Everett branch campus in collaboration with University Center at Everett Community College: SHB 1792
Washington State University, extension energy program, advisory opinion on utility's meeting of certain targets: HB 2688, SHB 2688, SB 6414
Washington State University, extension energy program, authorizing grants to successful energy efficiency upgrades pilot programs: SB 6441, SSB 6441
Washington State University, extension energy program, role in state energy resource policy and planning: SB 6035
Washington State University, extension energy program, studying densified biomass: SB 6338
Washington State University, funding programs for state university technology commercialization: SB 5521
Washington State University, intellectual property rights: SB 6542
Washington State University, investment of university funds, requirements: SB 6468, * SJR 8223 (2012)
Washington State University, operating funds investment account, creation and use: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
Washington State University, products manufactured pursuant to licensing agreement with university, business and occupation tax exemption: HB 1943, SHB 1943, SB 5732, SSB 5732, 2SSB 5732
Washington State University, prohibiting use of state funds and tuition fees for intercollegiate athletic expenses: SB 6456
Washington State University, reviewing other states' building codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Washington State University, storm water control facility rates and charges: