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

CAMERAS, TRAFFIC SAFETY  (See TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
CAMPAIGNS  CAMPAIGNS RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS; PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION)
Candidates, presidential, state party use of primary results for delegate selection, when: HB 2949
Candidates, surplus funds deposit in account, reporting requirements: HB 2560, HB 2697
Committees of political parties, state, gender requirements for chair and vice chair, removing: HB 2632, SHB 2632
Committees, candidate's authorized, surplus funds deposit in account, reporting requirements: HB 2560, HB 2697
Committees, political or candidate, inspection of books of account of: * HB 1819, CH 54 (2015)
Committees, political or candidate, payment of fee to public disclosure commission: SB 5867
Committees, political, contribution limits for state-level, county-level, and district-level committees: SB 5738
Committees, political, inside and outside state, standardizing disclosure requirements: HB 2561, HB 2697, SB 6208
Contribution, definition to exclude financing of republished electronic political advertising, when: HB 2562, HB 2697
Contributions, by nonprofit organizations, disclosure requirements: HB 2256, ESB 5153
Contributions, electronic filing requirement: HB 2563, HB 2697
Contributions, excluding from B&O tax deduction, when: SB 6232
Contributions, from one political committee to another, prohibiting, when: SB 5528
Contributions, I-735, urging U.S. constitutional amendment reversing spending-of-money-as-free-speech court decisions: SI 735, HI 735
Contributions, large, electronic filing of special reports for: HB 2559, HB 2697
Contributions, requesting that Congress regulate money spent on elections: HJM 4004, SJM 8002
Contributions, source of, concealing identity, penalty for: HB 1175, SHB 1175
Contributions, to include candidate or authorized committee shared campaign expense, when: SSB 5483
Contributions, to include candidate or political committee joint campaign expense, payment in full of: SB 5483
Contributions, to legislator, when any biennial budget not adopted during regular session: SB 6137
Contributions, to state official or legislator, when special legislative session is announced: HB 2250
Contributions, urging U.S. constitutional amendment reversing spending-of-money-as-free-speech court decisions: HB 2848, SB 6505, SJM 8011
Expenditures for campaign, credit card use for: SB 5409, SSB 5409
Expenditures, electronic filing requirement: HB 2563, HB 2697
Incidental committees, including nonprofit organizations, definition and disclosure requirements: ESB 5153
Incidental committees, nonprofit organizations that are, definition and disclosure requirements: HB 2256
Legislators, newsletters and other public resource use, removing post-election prohibitions: HB 2437
CANCER  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC)
CANCER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT AUTHORITY  CANCER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               
Life sciences and cancer research, center of excellence for, merging authority with life sciences discovery fund authority to create: HB 2679
CANNABIS  (See CRIMES; DRUGS; HEALTH CARE; LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD; SENTENCING)
CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE  CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE RSS Feed
               
1063 block replacement project, coordinating authorization with transportation budget: SB 5886
Capitol furnishings preservation committee, modifying provisions: HB 1217, * SB 5176, CH 24 (2015)
Capitol lake, management as estuarine environment by Indian tribes and state capitol committee: HB 2568
Heritage center, county auditor document recording surcharge for, increasing: * HB 2195, CH 28 (2015)
Office Building 2 (OB2), renaming as Human Services Building: HCR 4401, SCR 8405
State capital historical museum, transferring responsibility to DES: HB 2245, HB 2252, SHB 2252
CAPITOL FURNISHINGS PRESERVATION COMMITTEE  (See CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE)
CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL  CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Adult basic education, expected enrollments at community and technical colleges, council forecast: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
Adult basic education, funding for, council role: HB 1705, SB 5619
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility forecast, moving to council: SB 5999, * SSB 5999, CH 128 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, nonmedicaid persons enrolling, council to forecast: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 6279
High school diploma or credential, certain residents without, council forecast: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
Higher education funding, enrollment levels for calculating, council role in determining: SB 6095
Performance management strategies, including lean management, agency savings from, council duties concerning: SB 5736
Promise program, Washington, effectiveness of, council forecasting: HB 2820, SHB 2820, SB 6481
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal and juvenile justice systems, council role: SHB 2076
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal justice, human services, and education caseload bills, council role: SSB 5752
Racial impact statements, for legislative bills and resolutions, council to establish procedure: HB 2076, SB 5752
School district four-year budget outlook generic model, council technical working group to consider feasibility: SB 6130
Schools, common, enrollment forecasting by council: HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Sentencing guidelines commission, colocating with council: HB 2270
CEMETERIES AND CEMETERY DISTRICTS  (See FUNERAL AND CEMETERY BOARD; HUMAN REMAINS)
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS)
Auburn food bank, recognizing Debbie Christian for her work with: * SR 8673 (2015)
Fund-raising activity, organization contest of chance prizes, use tax exemption: * ESB 6013, CH 32 (2015)
Professional athletes, fines and penalties paid by, donation to charitable organizations: HB 1877
Raffles, enhanced, by organizations for persons with intellectual disabilities: SB 6449, * SSB 6449, CH 116 (2016)
Salvation Army Clark County, recognizing: * HR 4619 (2015), * SR 8633 (2015)
CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION  (See SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
CHARTER SCHOOLS  (See SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING  CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING RSS Feed
               (See also FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
Small loans, borrowing, borrower twelve-month limit, raising: SB 5613
Small loans, eliminating payday loans and creating small consumer installment loan: HB 1922, SHB 1922, 2SHB 1922, SB 5899, ESSB 5899
CHEMICAL DEPENDENCY  (See ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE)
CHICKENS  (See AGRICULTURE)
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE  CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE RSS Feed
               
Business interactions with government, one-stop integrated system for, office role: SB 6222
Cybersecurity blue-ribbon panel, officer to convene, duties: HB 1470, SHB 1470
Cybersecurity jobs act, state security policies and incident response, office role: SB 6528, * ESSB 6528, CH 237 (2016) PV
Cybersecurity, performance of state, office role in measuring: * ESSB 6528, CH 237 (2016) PV
Data, office of privacy and data protection, creating within office: * SHB 2875, CH 195 (2016)
Electronic signatures and records, broader use of, office role: HB 1920, SHB 1920, SB 5810, * ESSB 5810, CH 72 (2015)
Information technology employees, COBOL training pilot program, office role: HB 2242
Information technology, agency budget requests for, requirements, role of office: HB 2125
Transferring duties in OFM to consolidated technology services agency, CIO to be director: HB 1391, SHB 1391, 2SHB 1391, SB 5315, SSB 5315, * E2SSB 5315, CH 1 (2015)
CHILD ABUSE  (See CHILDREN; CRIMES; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
CHILD CARE  CHILD CARE RSS Feed
               (See also EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Background checks, on child care workers, access to various records for: HB 2621, ESHB 2621, SB 6370, SSB 6370
Children, 5 year olds in or not in elementary school, in same group, requirement: HB 2511
Children, kindergartners, in mixed group or classroom, requirement: * ESHB 2511, CH 169 (2016)
Early achievers program, child care programs quality award and tiered reimbursement, forecasting: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 6279
Early achievers program, joint select committee on, establishing: * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SSB 6059
Early achievers program, modifying provisions: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Early achievers review subcommittee, early learning advisory council to convene: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Early care and education system, improving through early start act: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Facilities and providers, certain licensure-exempt, public records disclosure exemption: HB 2133
Fatality and near fatality reviews, procedures: * ESHB 1126, CH 199 (2015)
Fatality reviews, procedures: HB 1126
Immunization, for child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Native early child care and education, office of, creation: SB 5160
Personal information of a child, disclosure of, exemption, when: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Preschool, integrating child care with: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Providers, certain in-home, exempted employment and licensing information, using employee identity to obtain: ESHB 1349
Providers, certain licensure-exempt, public records disclosure exemption: SHB 2133
Providers, family child care, collective bargaining unit representatives periodic certification elections: HB 1953, HB 2490, SB 6410, SSB 6410
Providers, family child care, collective bargaining, "feasible financially for the state" for purposes of agreements: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Providers, licensed family day care providers' homes, public records disclosure exemption: SHB 2133
Providers, licensed family day care providers' personal information, public records disclosure exemption: SB 6542
School age child care, definition of "school-age child": HB 2389
School age child care, licensing and health and safety requirements: HB 2100
Working connections child care, eligibility for child protective services child care recipients, when: HB 2716, SHB 2716, SB 6598
Working connections child care, modifying provisions: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Working connections child care, reporting modifications: SB 5098, SSB 5098, 2SSB 5098
CHILD CUSTODY  (See CHILDREN)
CHILD SUPPORT  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
CHILD WELFARE SERVICES  (See CHILDREN; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
CHILD-PLACING AGENCIES  (See FOSTER CARE)
CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, CENTER FOR  CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, CENTER FOR RSS Feed
               (See also DEAF)
Teachers and staff, raising base salaries for, allocations: HB 2472, SB 6241
CHILDREN  CHILDREN RSS Feed
               (See also CHILD CARE; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Abuse and exploitation of children, sexual, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Abuse and exploitation of children, sexual, creating account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Abuse by school personnel and family, school staff training and response: * HB 2597, CH 48 (2016)
Abuse of child, physical or sexual, convicted adult offender penalty assessment, for children's advocacy centers: HB 2878, SHB 2878
Abuse or neglect, allegations, notifying military when involving military family: HB 1150, * SB 5079, CH 6 (2015)
Abuse or neglect, certain records concerning certain reports of, modifying provisions: HB 1672
Abuse or neglect, including sexual assault, children's advocacy centers for victims: HB 1717, SB 5865
Abuse or neglect, intake and family assessments and investigations: HB 1883
Abuse or neglect, records of, access for child care worker background checks: HB 2621, ESHB 2621, SB 6370, SSB 6370
Abuse or neglect, removing references to exemptions for Christian Science treatment: HB 1476, SB 5408
Abuse, child out-of-home emergency placement, background check request by tribe: * HB 2694, CH 49 (2016), SB 6391, SSB 6391
Abuse, child victims testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative: HB 1898
Abuse, child victims testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative, including annual survey: * SHB 1898, CH 286 (2015)
Abuse, female genital mutilation, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Abuse, female genital mutilation, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Abuse, national child abuse awareness month, observing: * SR 8626 (2015)
Abuse, sexual, by school personnel and peers, requesting action: SJM 8006
Abuse, sexual, K-12 sexual abuse prevention curriculum, Erin's law task force to create: HB 2183, SHB 2183
Assault, suspected child victim, examination of, costs to be paid by state, when: SB 5897, * SSB 5897, CH 100 (2015)
At-risk youth, programs for, group fishing permit for: * SB 5881, CH 98 (2015)
Auburn Youth Services, executive director James Blanchard, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2015)
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Aversive mental health therapies, performing on patients under 18, prohibitions: SB 5870, SSB 5870
Boy Scouts of America, honoring: * SR 8624 (2015)
Child mental health care support services for primary care, PAL plus pilot program: SHB 2439, SSB 6494
Child protective services, near fatality in context of abuse or neglect, review of files and actions, when: SB 5888, SSB 5888, * 2SSB 5888, CH 298 (2015)
Child restraints or safety belts, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Child welfare court cases, one family one team public-private partnership, establishing: HB 1734, SHB 1734
Child welfare services, behavioral rehabilitation services, governor's advisory committee on vendor rates, creating: HB 2095, SB 5852, SSB 5852
Child welfare services, behavioral rehabilitation services, reimbursement rates for: HB 2095, SB 5852, SSB 5852
Child welfare services, confidential records disclosure for foster care purposes: 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Child welfare services, demonstration sites and performance-based contracts effects review, extending expirations: * EHB 2749, CH 184 (2016)
Child welfare services, demonstration sites for performance-based contracts, extending expirations: SB 6382, SSB 6382
Child welfare services, homeless youth, crisis residential centers and HOPE centers for: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404, SSB 5404, * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Child welfare services, homeless youth, in crisis residential centers and HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Child welfare services, near fatality, review of: SB 5888, SSB 5888, * 2SSB 5888, CH 298 (2015)
Child welfare services, truant youth, crisis residential and HOPE centers: HB 2449, SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV, SB 6497, SSB 6497, 2SSB 6497
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4611 (2015)
Conception, Washington state life at conception act, declaring right to life begins at conception: HB 1687
Custody, custodial interference, abduction statutes and residential provisions: * HB 1302, CH 38 (2015), SB 5394
Custody, objection to relocation, provisions concerning: HB 1618
Death or injury, when under 26 and unemancipated, allowing parent to bring civil action for: SB 5782
Depression, screening and provider payment through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Disabilities, children from birth to age three with, early intervention services: HB 1794, * SB 5879, CH 57 (2016)
Endangerment of child due to unsafe storage of firearm, first and second degree, when: HB 1747, SB 5789, SB 6310
Force, use by law enforcement or school officers to restrain child, when lawful: HB 2776
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement response: HB 2897, SB 5894
Gangs, involvement prevention, public works prevailing wage exemption for youth recreation projects for: SB 5931
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony: HB 2685, SB 6563
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Genital mutilation, female, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Grandparents, qualified, priority placement option in dependency proceedings, when: HB 2067
Health care information, disclosure by provider or facility, parent as personal representative for: SB 6565
Homeless youth prevention and protection act of 2015, implementation, modifications for: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Homeless youth, from birth to age ten, gathering and analyzing information concerning: HB 1928
Homeless youth, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Homeless youth, homeless youth act, creating office of homeless youth prevention programs: SSB 5404
Homeless youth, homeless youth act, creating office of homeless youth programs: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404
Homeless youth, homeless youth prevention act, prevention measures: SB 5932
Homeless youth, homeless youth prevention and protection act, creating office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs: * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Homeless youth, office of homeless youth prevention programs, creating within DSHS: SB 5932
Homeless youth, Washington state homeless youth alert database, establishing: SB 5932
Host home programs, child abuse or neglect reporting requirements: * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SSB 6249
Host home programs, registration with secretary of state's office: * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SSB 6249
Host home programs, removing from "agency" definition, when: HB 2440, * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SB 6249, SSB 6249
Immunization, for school and child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Immunization, information for expecting parents: * SB 5143, CH 141 (2016)
Immunizations, for influenza, foster home lack of proof of, denial of license due to, prohibiting: HB 2108
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, new account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Jewelry, children's, cadmium standards for: HB 1049, SB 5021, SB 6042
Luring of a minor, with intent to harm or to facilitate commission of any crime: SB 6463, * SSB 6463, CH 11 (2016)
Mental health, children's mental health work group, establishing: HB 2439, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Military families, children of, the 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation, recognizing: * HR 4661 (2016)
Missing and exploited children, task force on, terminating advisory board for: HB 1311, * SB 5270, CH 208 (2016)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4642 (2015), * HR 4672 (2016)
Newborns, critical congenital heart disease screening, mandatory: HB 1285, * SHB 1285, CH 37 (2015)
Newborns, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning, compiling: HB 2939, SB 6586
Newborns, screening for various disorders, blood sample collection for, consent and specimen destruction: HB 2750
Parental rights amendment, urging Congress to propose to states for ratification: HJM 4003
Parenting plans after dissolution, shared residential schedule: HB 1110
Paternity, genetic testing for, termination of legal responsibilities, when: HB 1524, HB 2612, SB 5006, SSB 5006, 2SSB 5006, SB 6452
Personal information, disclosure of, exemption, when: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Poverty, intergenerational within families, tracking system for and commission on, establishing: HB 2518, ESHB 2518
Products, children's, flame retardants in, limiting: HB 1174, SHB 1174, E2SHB 1174, HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 5684, SB 6131, SSB 6131, SB 6440, SSB 6440
Rape of a child, in the first degree, removing marriage element: HB 2411
Rape of a child, in the first degree, seriousness level: HB 2705
Safety belts or child restraints, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Sexual abuse of children, school staff training and response: * HB 2597, CH 48 (2016)
Sexual and physical abuse of children, convicted adult offender penalty assessment, for children's advocacy centers: HB 2878, SHB 2878
Sexual assault, child victims, nonexclusive information disclosure exemption: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, creating account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Sexual exploitation of children, law enforcement administrative subpoena authority use, when: HB 2483, SHB 2483
Sexual exploitation of children, modifying certain penalties for convictions: HB 2533
Sexual misconduct with minor, period when prosecutable: HB 2260
Sexual orientation change efforts, on patients under 18, prohibitions: HB 1972, SB 5870, SSB 5870
Substance abuse, youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program, creating: HB 1642
Tattoos, illegal application to minor, exception for nonmedical removal procedures: SB 6639
Teen summer employment wage, creating: SB 5421
Teen training wage, establishing: SB 5422
Tobacco and vapor products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Unborn quick child, murder in first and second degrees, provisions: HB 1831
Unborn viable child, murder in first and second degrees, provisions: HB 2130
Vapor and tobacco products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling and advertising requirements: SB 5477
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling and retail sales: HB 2588, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling, advertising, and retail sales requirements: SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2910, ESSB 5477
Vapor products, selling or giving to minors and possession on public school property, etc., prohibitions: E2SHB 1645
Vapor products, selling or giving to minors and possession on public school property, prohibitions: SHB 1645, HB 2588, HB 2910, ESSB 5477, SB 6328
Vapor products, selling to minors and use on public school property, prohibitions: * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Victimization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, national day of silence for awareness of, supporting: * SR 8669 (2015)
Victims of crimes, children testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative: HB 1898
Victims of crimes, children testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative, including annual survey: * SHB 1898, CH 286 (2015)
Visitation, by grandparents, petitioning the court: SB 5005
Visitation, by relatives, petitioning the court: SB 6658
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, actions for, prohibiting: SB 5747
Youth wage, authority for paying: HB 2291
CIGARETTES  (See TAXES - CIGARETTES; TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
CITIES AND TOWNS  CITIES AND TOWNS RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; ELECTIONS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; LOCAL GOVERNMENT; RECORDS)
Aberdeen and Hoquiam, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
Aberdeen, The Daily World newspaper, honoring John C. Hughes for his work in journalism: * SR 8670 (2015)
Aberdeen, the Review Club of, 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4671 (2016)
Annexation, direct petition method, voter approval: HB 1848
Annexation, potential annexation areas (PAA), provisions concerning: HB 2112
Annexation, service costs to newly annexed areas, imposing taxes for: HB 1576, SHB 1576, ESHB 2156, SB 5864, * SSB 5864, CH 5 (2016)
Annexation, to another city or town, property owners petitioning for, appeals procedure: SHB 2074
Annexations and deannexations, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Auburn area chamber of commerce, recognizing: * SR 8701 (2016)
Auburn food bank, recognizing Debbie Christian for her work with: * SR 8673 (2015)
Auburn Youth Services, executive director James Blanchard, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2015)
Auburn, Miss Auburn scholarship program, recognizing: * SR 8682 (2015), * SR 8727 (2016)
Ballard, Syttende Mai festival and parade, celebrating Norway's constitution day: * SR 8649 (2015)
Boundary line adjustment and city limit reduction, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Capital projects, expanding range for which real estate excise tax revenues may be used: HB 1789, SB 5585, SSB 5585
Chehalis, Officer Rick Silva of Chehalis police department, honoring: * HR 4646 (2015)
Code cities, officers and employees, repealing subversive activities disqualification: HB 1040
Condominiums, conversion declaration recording fee, imposition by city for affordable housing: HB 2395
Consolidation, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Demolitions that reduce affordable housing, imposition by city of fee to offset: HB 2397
Electrification of transportation, infrastructure for, assisting municipal utility customers with financing for: HB 2966
Everson, volunteer work of Skyler Hamilton, honoring: * HR 4625 (2015)
Federal Way, recognizing in celebration of 25th anniversary: * SR 8678 (2015)
Fire protection districts, formation with boundaries of city or town, alternative to petition method: HB 2708, ESHB 2708, SB 6387, SSB 6387
Fire protection districts, formation, including ambulance service, authority for, when: SSB 6387
Fire protection, regional fire protection service authorities within boundaries of regional cities, establishing: HB 1606, SHB 1606, SB 5537
First-class cities, having employees perform public works project, dollar threshold limitation for: HB 2953
Health care coverage, purchase through PEBB by political subdivisions: ESHB 2156
Historic buildings, rehabilitation of, temporary property tax increase to fund, imposition by city: HB 2688
Hoquiam and Aberdeen, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
Housing, affordable housing incentive zones, designation: HB 2442, SB 6311, SSB 6311
Incorporations and disincorporations, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Joint operating agencies, formed by cities, raising contract sealed bid threshold, when: * SB 5760, CH 73 (2015)
Kent, 125th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8671 (2015)
Kent, recognizing Kent Pride, including Kent Pride parade: * SR 8651 (2015)
Kent, Roberto Gonzalez, recognizing: * SR 8660 (2015)
Lake Stevens, fire marshal Robert W. Marshall, honoring: * SR 8640 (2015)
Liquor, local prohibition on sale of, municipality and county power to repeal: HB 1564, SB 5167
Liquor, local prohibition on sale of, territory annexed into city after: * SHB 1564, CH 153 (2015), SSB 5167
Loads, public highway vehicle requirements and violations, exemption for cities: HB 2818
Mediation, authority to request in event of conflict with another town, city, or county, procedure: SB 6645, SSB 6645
Municipal corporations, overpayment and recovery of wages by: HB 2630, SB 6090
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority, requirements: ESHB 2156, HB 2519, * SHB 2519, CH 100 (2016), SB 5694, ESSB 5694
Prevailing wages, public works and public building service maintenance contracts, small cities, exemption: SB 5707
Puyallup, Bob Neilson, honoring for his community leadership: * SR 8735 (2016)
Regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, and leave, city and town prohibition and county authority for: SB 6578
Regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, scheduling, and leave, city and town prohibition and county authority for: SSB 6578
Rent, commercial properties, state preemption of controls on rent for: HB 2407
Richland, Lane Allen Bray, former city council member, mayor, and legislator, honoring life and work of: * HR 4658 (2016)
Richland, recognizing and honoring Mike Kluse and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: * SR 8615 (2015)
Seattle Seahawks, congratulating and celebrating: * SR 8612 (2015)
Seattle, Bill Hobson, for his work to reduce homelessness in Seattle area, honoring: * SR 8737 (2016)
Seattle, Nancy Ruth Malmgren, honoring for her work in the Seattle community: * SR 8674 (2015)
Spokane, boxers Chauncy Welliver and Patrick Ferguson, celebrating: * SR 8664 (2015)
Spokane, Jeremy Affeldt, recognizing for his humanitarian efforts and professional baseball accomplishments: * HR 4639 (2015)
Stanwood railway station, requesting naming as Mary Margaret Haugen Station: SJM 8023
State land improvement financing area, certain eastern Washington city, area creation by: * HB 2842, CH 192 (2016), SB 6580
Streets and roads, maintaining of, city creation of transportation utility for: HB 1593, SB 5813
Streets and roads, repealing street utility local option transportation tax provisions: HB 1593, SB 5813
Traffic schools, establishing and operating, city or town authority for: * HB 2918, CH 201 (2016)
Vancouver, Bryce Seidl, former mayor and councilmember, honoring: * SR 8654 (2015)
Waitsburg, city of, 150th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4634 (2015)
Walla Walla, Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4679 (2016)
Warrant officers, authority to establish, requirements, duties: HB 1029, HB 1846, SB 5004, * SSB 5004, CH 288 (2015)
Water storage asset management services, procurement procedures for municipalities: * EHB 1989, CH 187 (2015), ESSB 5470
Wenatchee, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8646 (2015), * SR 8728 (2016)
Yakima, Steve Caffery, honoring: * HR 4618 (2015)
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Commission, renaming by replacing "preferences" with "expenditures": HB 1239, SB 5492
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Juvenile case records, release to office, when: HB 1129
Juvenile offenders, case records, access for office: * ESB 5262, CH 262 (2015)
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Alcohol or drug addiction recovery fellowship sponsors, testimony by: HB 2789, SB 6498, * SSB 6498, CH 24 (2016) V
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures: HB 1248
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures and arbitrator continuing legal education: ESHB 1248
Asset forfeiture, under uniform controlled substances act, burden of proof in certain civil hearings: SB 5751
Child restraints or safety belts, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Collection agencies, debt collection legal actions, service of summons and complaint, when: SB 6628
Costs, claims against government party, interim attorneys' fees and costs, payment of: HB 1205, SB 5370
Death or injury of child, when under 26 and unemancipated, allowing parent to bring civil action for: SB 5782
Defensive force, holding reasonable fear of imminent peril, when appropriate, immunity from civil liability: HB 2712, SB 6487
Defensive force, including deadly force, immunity from civil action, when: HB 1324
Easements, private right-of-way maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Foreign laws and systems, prohibiting enforcement when violating constitutional rights: HB 1246, SB 5192
Intimate images, unauthorized distribution of, civil action for damages, when: HB 1624, HB 2160, * ESHB 2160, CH 8 (2015), SB 5502
Liability, of landowners, adding bicycling to "outdoor recreation" in relation to: SB 6384
Liability, of law enforcement and corrections officers, agents, and employees, limiting: HB 2276
Liability, of mobile telecommunications providers, for intimate image disclosure: * HB 2384, CH 91 (2016)
Liability, of peace officers, including use of less lethal weapon, immunity: HB 2277
Process servers, legal, assault in third degree to include assault of: SB 5521
Process servers, legal, social security numbers of, disclosure prohibitions: ESB 5523
Safety belts or child restraints, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Self-defense, defensive and deadly force, immunity from civil action, when: HB 1324
Self-defense, holding reasonable fear of imminent peril, when appropriate, immunity from civil liability: HB 2712, SB 6487
Wildfires, citizen entering land to initiate control measures, legal immunity, when: HB 1699, HB 2093, * ESHB 2093, CH 182 (2015)
Wrongful death, actions for, expanding beneficiaries: SB 5747
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, actions for, prohibiting: SB 5747
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Greenhouse gas emissions, restricting beyond federal regulations, prohibiting, role of authority boards: HB 2421
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Global climate change, requesting action by U.S. to address: HJM 4009
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Agency policies, requiring APA adoption and filing with office: HB 2311, SB 6456
Expired RCW provisions, removing certain: HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Forms in RCW, technical changes to year designations in: HB 1071, HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Official electronic records, including RCW and WAC, publication and authentication: SB 6361
Unnecessary administrative and codified laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380
Unnecessary administrative and codified laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures, role of code reviser: SSB 6380
Unnecessary RCW provisions, removing various: SB 6268, SSB 6268
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Admissions, three- or four-track system, studying transition to: HB 1147
Alcohol tasting by certain students, special permit: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Art, for higher education buildings, expending part of allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Bastyr University, congratulating Daniel K. Church for his work as president: * HR 4638 (2015)
Bill of rights, academic, concerning trigger warnings, microaggressions, whistleblower protection, and discipline: HB 2488
Branch campus information, displaying on public four-year higher education dashboard: SB 5295
Branch campuses, "branch" as identifying term, eliminating: HB 2349
Budgets, department-level, posting on education data center's data dashboard: HB 1400
Capital budget projects, major and minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409
Capital budget projects, minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: SSB 6409
Capital budget requests by institutions, document for projects, modifying requirements: HB 1532, SB 5562
Central Washington University, fifth year promise program, authorizing: HB 2691, SHB 2691
Central Washington University, online alternative credit model: HB 1439, SHB 1439
Central Washington University, wildfire behavior forecasting BS degree program, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
Central Washington University, wildfire management certification course for wildlife professionals, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
College in the high school program, dual credit access for low-income students: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College in the high school program, dual credit opportunities: HB 1546, SB 5080, SSB 5080, SB 5086
College in the high school program, earlier participation: HB 1031, SHB 1031, HB 1081, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College savings program, Washington, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Contracts, submission and public inspection provisions, higher education institution exception, when: HB 2755, SB 6409
Costs, higher education cost data for universities and TESC, JLARC review of: ESSB 5133
Costs, higher education cost drivers, studying: HB 1500, SHB 1500, SB 5133
Course materials, open educational resources, grant program to facilitate access to: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Course materials, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Course materials, open, establishing open education pilot grant program to reduce costs: HB 2680, SHB 2680
Credentials, doctorate degrees issued by religious institutions, removing from "false academic credential" definition: HB 2756
Credits, transfer to community or technical college, plans for: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 19 (2016) V
Cybersecurity, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Cybersecurity, conditional loan program for higher education: HB 2244
Degrees, accelerated baccalaureate programs, work group on, establishing: SB 6626
Degrees, four-year degree production incentive program, creating: HB 1303
Degrees, in STEM fields, performance funding incentive system role in increasing: HB 2692
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, core services for: HB 2825, SB 6466
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, work group on removing obstacles for: ESHB 2825, * SSB 6466, CH 22 (2016) V
Eastern Washington University, men's basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4635 (2015)
Eastern Washington University, open education pilot program at: HB 1973
Employees, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Employees, collective bargaining to be open public meetings: HB 2490, SSB 5329
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, periodic certification elections: SB 6410, SSB 6410
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, prohibiting certain benefits and payments to, when: HB 1773, SB 5602
Evergreen State College, The, recognizing president Dr. Thomas L. "Les" Purce: * HR 4630 (2015), * SR 8650 (2015)
Evergreen State College, The, state information technology employee COBOL training pilot program: HB 2242
Expenditures, higher education institutions, posting on education data center's data dashboard: SHB 1400
Faculty, adjunct, certification as common schools substitute teachers: SB 5941
Faculty, collective bargaining agreements, digital copy submission: ESB 5854
Faculty, salary or wage increases, collective bargaining agreement requirements: SB 5979, SSB 5979
Fees, services and activities, to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587, SSB 6587
Financial aid, affordable college for everyone grant contract program, creating: HB 1154, SHB 1154
Financial aid, certified public accounting scholarship program, establishing: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5534, * SSB 5534, CH 215 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship and state need grant recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, eligibility, expanding "resident student" definition for: HB 2801
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, pledge requirement, modifying: HB 1236, ESHB 1236, E2SHB 1236
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, student support services programs for enrollees in: SB 5856
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, work group recommendations: SB 5851, SSB 5851, * 2SSB 5851, CH 244 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship, aligning eligibility with state need grant: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, cybersecurity conditional loan program: HB 2244
Financial aid, educator retooling conditional scholarship program, endorsements via: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, HB 1570, * ESHB 1570, CH 9 (2015), HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015), SB 5312, SB 6192
Financial aid, for graduate students, feasibility of and alternatives to state loan program for, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Financial aid, future teachers conditional scholarship and loan repayment program, provisions: SB 6097, SSB 6097
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program fund, funding: HB 1080, HB 2065, SB 5010, SSB 5010, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, eligibility: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015)
Financial aid, income share agreements as alternative to loans, origination regulation and originator licensing: HB 1923, SHB 1923
Financial aid, nurse educator loan repayment and scholarship program, establishing: SSB 5010
Financial aid, opportunity scholarship program, to include educator preparation programs with STEM endorsements: HB 2881
Financial aid, providing information to students, when: SB 5328, * SSB 5328, CH 212 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship, using for community or technical college: HB 2039, HB 2301
Financial aid, state need grant performance-based scholarship pilot project, creating: HB 2041, SHB 2041, 2SHB 2041
Financial aid, state need grant, aligning college bound scholarship eligibility with: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, state need grant, awarding percentage to students pursuing STEM degrees: SB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, eligibility provisions: * SB 5638, CH 121 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant, grants and pursuit of STEM-field degrees, creating work group to study relationship: SSB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, minimum grade point average for renewing: HB 1767, SB 5547, SSB 5547
Financial aid, state need grant, reducing appropriations via college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Financial aid, state, defining "satisfactory academic progress" for purposes of: HB 1955
Financial aid, student loan ombuds, designating: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loan repayment assistance, B&O tax credit for employers providing employees with: SB 6608
Financial aid, student loan servicers, licensing and regulation of: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loans, private activity bond allocation for: HB 2585, SHB 2585, SB 6342, * SSB 6342, CH 18 (2016) V, SB 6682
Financial aid, teacher shortage conditional grant program, for teacher preparation program students: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Financial aid, Washington advance higher education loan program, as pilot program: HB 1030, SHB 1030
Financial aid, wildlife college student loan program, establishing: SB 5318
Financial literacy seminars, live, mandatory: SB 5349
Firearms, concealed pistol carried by license holder on campus, authorizing, requirements and violations: HB 2867
Firearms, pistols, on higher education campuses, offenses involving: HB 2867
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, including investigation of: HB 1949
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, prohibitions, requirements, student ombuds, and study: ESHB 1949
Free to finish college program, Washington, establishing: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Funding, appropriations to be contingent on meeting of statewide achievement goals: HB 2692
Funding, certain percentage of sales tax revenues to support higher education: HB 1810, SB 5286
Funding, enrollment levels for calculating, definition of "caseload" used when determining: SB 6095
Funding, narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences to provide: SHB 2269
Funding, prioritizing biennial state revenue growth for education: HB 1385, SB 5063, SSB 5063
GET ready for college program, establishing: SB 5636
Gonzaga University, men's and women's basketball teams, honoring: * HR 4640 (2015)
Graduate students, state loan program for, feasibility of and alternatives to, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Higher education performing arts and sports facilities, public high school use, when: HB 1834
Information technology, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Inmates, post-secondary programs, modifying provisions to increase opportunities: HB 1704, HB 2619, SB 5354, SB 6260
Intellectual property rights, assignment by students, staff, and faculty, exceptions and prohibitions: SB 6107
Investment authority and options of higher education institutions, modifying: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Latino/a educational achievement project (LEAP), welcoming to Olympia: * SR 8700 (2016)
Low-income high-achieving students, applications from, informational program for increasing: HB 1812
Low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Media, student journalist freedom of speech, including civil action for relief: SB 6233
Medical education, family medicine education advisory board, creating: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical education, family practice education advisory board, establishing: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical education, residency programs, allocating funds for new or expanded: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical schools, foreign, medical quality assurance commission approval of: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Medical schools, role in expanding residency programs in shortage areas: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical schools, Washington State University, to be Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine: HB 2271, SB 6141
Mental health and suicide prevention in higher education, task force on: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Military members, early registration for spouse or domestic partner: HB 1052, * SHB 1052, CH 14 (2015)
Military members, waivers of building and services and activities fees, when: * HB 1706, CH 143 (2015), SB 5620
Partners for veteran supportive campuses certificate, helping regional universities achieve: SHB 1887
Peer mentoring, of at-risk elementary students by college students, encouraging college attendance: SB 5637
Performance funding incentive system, establishing: HB 2692
Placement, in precollege or college courses, determining with multiple measures: * SB 5122, CH 83 (2015)
Procurement, employees performing, independent training or certification programs for: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Procurement, independent commodities purchasing authority, eliminating report: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Purchasing, higher education independent authority, amending provisions concerning: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Regional higher education demand and capacity, studying: HB 1482, SHB 1482
Regional universities, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
Research, release of records for, removing higher education institutions from "state agency": HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Running start program, dual credit options and financial aid to low-income students: SHB 1546
Running start program, dual credit options through: HB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015), SB 5086
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors and others on campuses, services for: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors on campuses, rights: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements for institutions, including survey: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements, including assessment and disciplining: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual violence on campuses, work group concerning, establishing: SB 5518
Sexual violence, campus, task force on preventing, establishing: SB 5719, * SSB 5719, CH 239 (2015)
State campus compact, mentoring and service learning opportunities, consortium to develop and administer: HB 1982, SHB 1982
State universities, leasehold excise tax credit for certain real property parcels owned by: SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 6462
Student completion, enhancing through multiple strategies: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Student completion, innovations for student completion program, establishing: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Students, electronic benefit transfer cards for food assistance, using on-campus: HB 1820, SB 5794
Students, foster youth, educational outcomes improvement strategies for: HB 1999, SHB 1999, 2SHB 1999, 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Teacher preparation programs, increasing recruitment into: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Teacher preparation programs, underrepresented groups recruitment specialists: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Tests for admission, SAT or ACT, free of charge for all high school juniors and seniors to take: HB 2962
Textbooks, assigned, limiting cost, exceptions: HB 1958
Textbooks, open education pilot grant program, establishing to reduce costs: HB 2680, SHB 2680
Textbooks, open educational resources, grant program to facilitate access to: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Textbooks, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Tuition and fees, "resident student," criteria for veteran and veteran's spouse or children to qualify as: HB 1825, SHB 1825, 2E2SHB 1825, SB 5355, * ESSB 5355, CH 8 (2015)
Tuition and fees, exemption for surviving spouses and children of certain highway workers: * HB 1977, CH 46 (2015), HB 2804, ESHB 2804, SB 5841
Tuition and fees, grants to cover, through establishment of Washington free to finish college program: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Tuition and fees, previous tuition increases in relation to fees and financial aid, modifying provisions: HB 1696, SHB 1696, SB 5484
Tuition and fees, resident undergraduate, freezing at each student's first year rate, when: HB 1988, SB 6094
Tuition and fees, services and activities fees to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587, SSB 6587
Tuition and fees, waiver of portion for veteran, survivor eligibility for, when: HB 1644, SHB 1644, SB 5561, ESSB 5561
Tuition and fees, Washington college savings program, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Tuition, advanced college tuition payment (GET) program, provisions: HB 1556, SHB 1556, HB 2582, SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, controlling to increase affordability of higher education: HB 1238, SHB 1238
Tuition, decrease in revenues due to resident undergraduate rate reductions, compensating institutions for: HB 2201
Tuition, limiting authority of institutions to set: HB 1146
Tuition, reducing through college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, waivers for K-12 classified staff: HB 1592, SB 5559, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
University of Washington, board of regents, faculty representative on: HB 2546
University of Washington, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
University of Washington, Dr. Benjamin Hall, election to National Academy of Sciences: * SR 8676 (2015)
University of Washington, Forefront at, mental health and suicide prevention task force: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
University of Washington, Forefront at, safe homes suicide awareness task force: HB 2793, SB 6603
University of Washington, Forefront at, school suicide prevention model rollout: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
University of Washington, Forefront at, student support staff suicide concerns response training: * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016)
University of Washington, Forefront at, youth suicide prevention training program: SB 6243, SSB 6243, 2SSB 6243
University of Washington, former president William P. Gerberding, honoring: * SR 8653 (2015)
University of Washington, health sciences library, online health professions access: HB 1184, * SHB 1184, CH 77 (2015)
University of Washington, integrated behavioral health training centers of excellence, establishing, UW role: HB 2927
University of Washington, joint center for deployment and research in earth-abundant materials, co-authority over: HB 1897, * SHB 1897, CH 20 (2015)
University of Washington, marijuana research, role of university: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015), SB 6136
University of Washington, medical cannabis for treatment and research, role of university: HB 1698
University of Washington, medical facility contracts, alternative process for awarding: HB 1693, SHB 1693, SB 5141, SSB 5141, ESB 6617
University of Washington, predator ecology lab, studying wolf recovery's wild ungulate impact: SHB 1676
University of Washington, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
University of Washington, psychiatry and behavioral sciences department, integrated care psychiatry training program: SB 5947, SSB 5947, 2SSB 5947
University of Washington, regional medical education program: SSB 5909
University of Washington, school of pharmacy, suicide management curriculum work group: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
University of Washington, school of social work, safe homes suicide awareness task force: * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV
University of Washington, school of social work, suicide management curriculum work group: SHB 2793
University of Washington, Spokane dental school, provisions concerning: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
University of Washington, Spokane medical school, provisions concerning: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
University of Washington, Spokane medical school, transfer of WSU's WWAMI state funds and facilities to: HB 2065, SB 5909
University of Washington, telehealth services, telemedicine advancement collaborative: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
University of Washington, UW Medicine agreement with public hospital district No. 1 of King county, voter ratification: SB 6021
University of Washington, WWAMI regional medical education and training program account, creating: SB 6101
University of Washington-Bothell, special education administration training for leaders at: SB 5905
Veterans, student veterans support program, creating, to include regional universities: SHB 1887
Volunteers, higher education students, medical aid benefits coverage, when: SB 6293, * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
Voting, student voter registration and voting, higher education institution plans to increase: HB 2890, SB 6474
Voting, student voter registration at higher education institution, modifying deadline for: SB 6539
Washington next generation educational savings account program, establishing: HB 2662, SHB 2662
Washington State University, center for sustaining agriculture and natural resources, role in state food system study: ESHB 1685
Washington State University, center for sustaining agriculture and natural resources, studying local food system: HB 1710, SHB 1710
Washington State University, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
Washington State University, energy program, combined heat and power facilities report: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Washington State University, energy program, nuclear energy education program, WSU role: SB 5093, SSB 5093, 2SSB 5093
Washington State University, energy program, role in renewable energy system cost recovery program: HB 1097, SHB 1912, HB 2346, SHB 2346, E2SHB 2346, SB 6188
Washington State University, establishing school of medicine at: HB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 6 (2015), SB 5487, SSB 5487
Washington State University, extension energy program, clean energy education program administration by: SB 6218
Washington State University, industrial hemp production, studying feasibility of: HB 1552, SHB 1552, SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 6206, * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Washington State University, joint center for deployment and research in earth-abundant materials, co-authority over: HB 1897, * SHB 1897, CH 20 (2015)
Washington State University, marijuana research, role of university: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015), SB 6136
Washington State University, medical cannabis for treatment and research, role of university: HB 1698
Washington State University, medical school to be Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine: HB 2271, SB 6141
Washington State University, native lumber grading program: HB 1153
Washington State University, president and chancellor(s) bonuses and incentives, restrictions: HB 1811
Washington State University, president Dr. Elson S. Floyd, honoring life and legacy of: * HR 4645 (2015), * SR 8685 (2015)
Washington State University, school of pharmacy, suicide management curriculum work group: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
Washington State University, teaching forestry as a major line: HB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 6 (2015), SB 5487, SSB 5487
Washington State University, urban integrated pest management program, technical assistance to school districts: SB 6002
Washington State University, Washington State University medical education and training program account, creating: SB 6101
Washington State University, WWAMI state funds and facilities, transfer to University of Washington: HB 2065, SB 5909
Western Governors University Washington (WGU Washington), fifth anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8726 (2016)
Western Washington University, Bruce Shepard, tenure as president of WWU, recognizing: * HR 4665 (2016), * SR 8711 (2016)
Western Washington University, Cyndie Shepard, recognizing for her service to: * HR 4669 (2016), * SR 8704 (2016)
Western Washington University, encouraging careers in education, model curriculum for, WWU role: HB 2881
Western Washington University, hosting consortium to develop state campus compact: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Western Washington University, Washington campus compact at, tracking postsecondary-K-12 partnerships: HB 2451
Whitworth University, 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4612 (2015)
Work-based learning programs, unpaid students in, medical aid benefits coverage: * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
World language admission requirements, allowing computer sciences to satisfy: HB 1445, SHB 1445
World language admission requirements, world language competency-based assessments, studying: SHB 1445
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Land use application backlog, providing employees to help eliminate, requirements: HB 1453, SHB 1453
Task force, legislative, on commission, establishing: HB 1954
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Affordable housing land bank, creating within department: HB 2049, SHB 2049
Agricultural labor skills and safety grant program, creating, department role: HB 1127, * SHB 1127, CH 68 (2015), SB 5019, SSB 5019
Asset building coalitions, grant program to enhance funding for, establishing in department: ESSB 5899
Buildings' energy use, energy benchmarking program provisions, department role: SHB 1278, 2SHB 1278
Business assistance materials, department to develop: SB 6221, SB 6669, SSB 6669
Carbon pollution market and competitiveness certificate programs, creating, department role: HB 1314, SHB 1314, SB 5283, SB 6121
Child abuse or neglect, including sexual assault, children's advocacy centers for victims, department role: HB 1717, SB 5865
Clean energy education program, developing and establishing, department role: ESSB 5113
Coal-fired electric generation facilities, retirement of, department to study: ESB 5874
Crime victims advocacy, office of, crime victim certification steering committee, office to convene: SHB 2895, HB 2912
Crime victims advocacy, office of, studying sexual assault nurse examiners availability: * SHB 2711, CH 50 (2016)
Crime victims advocacy, office of, to be state government contact for trafficking of persons, duties: SB 5884, * ESSB 5884, CH 273 (2015)
Critical areas, designation of local, selective review of department use of certain guidelines, when: HB 1816
Developmental disabilities ombuds, office of, creating in department: HB 2858
Developmental disabilities ombuds, office of, role of department: SSB 6564, * E2SSB 6564, CH 172 (2016)
Disabilities, persons with, achieving a better life experience program, creating, department role: HB 2063, SHB 2063, HB 2323, * ESHB 2323, CH 39 (2016), SB 6043, SB 6210, SSB 6210
Economic gardening pilot project, creating within department: * ESB 6100, CH 212 (2016)
Electric utilities, fuel mix calculation and reporting information for customers, requirements, department role: SSB 6533
Electric utilities, fuel mix disclosure reports to department, repealing: HB 2827
Energy freedom program, repealing obsolete provisions from chapter 43.325 RCW: HB 2943, SHB 2943
Energy strategy, state, establishing state energy strategy council to develop strategy document: SHB 2826
Energy strategy, state, state energy office preparation of, repealing: HB 2826
Energy strategy, state, to include carbon sequestration: SB 6225
Federal funding opportunities, tracking and maximizing in Washington, department role: * SB 6220, CH 12 (2016) V
Financial fraud and identity theft crimes investigation and prosecution program: * HB 1090, CH 65 (2015), SB 5058
Growth management grant funds, administered by department, review and evaluation prerequisites: SB 5604, SSB 5604
Historic building rehabilitation financing program, to provide loans, department role: HB 2689
Homeless client management information system (HMIS), personally identifying information in, department role: HB 2135, SB 5898, SSB 5898
Homeless housing strategic plan, modifying requirements, department role: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Homeless students, housing grant program to aid, department role: HB 1682, SHB 1682, E2SHB 1682, * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), SB 5065, SSB 5065
Homelessness in Washington, causes and characteristics, statewide study of, department role: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Host home programs, department report concerning: * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SB 6249, SSB 6249
Housing assistance program, funds for certain projects to aid low-income students: * EHB 1633, CH 155 (2015), SB 5578
Housing assistance program, funds for promoting homeownership for low-income households: SB 5655, SSB 5655
Housing, department of, creation of and transfer of department housing duties to: SB 6518, SSB 6518
Housing, low-income weatherization program, weatherization plus health initiative: * HB 1720, CH 50 (2015)
Impact fees, for single-family residential construction permits, deferred collection, department report on system for: * ESB 5923, CH 241 (2015)
Law enforcement and pretrial grant programs, establishing: SSB 5755, 2SSB 5755, SB 6143
Law enforcement grant program, establishment by department: SHB 1885, 2SHB 1885, HB 2270, SHB 2270, SB 6641
Library access in Washington, department to study: HB 2532, SHB 2532
Manufactured homes, sale, financing, and consumer protections, department to study: HB 2954
Manufactured/mobile home communities, when sold, notices of opportunity to purchase, department role: HB 2799, SHB 2799, 2SHB 2799
Manufacturing partnerships and development, department role: SB 6078
Middle schools and junior high schools, afterschool learning labs pilot project, department role: HB 2690, SB 6368
Nuclear energy, small modular reactors, manufacturing in state: ESSB 5113
Nuclear energy, small modular reactors, siting and manufacturing in state: SB 5113
Ombuds for employers interacting with L&I, creating within department: SB 6081, SSB 6081
Pacific Northwest manufacturing partnership advisory committee, department to appoint: SB 6078
Pretrial grant program, establishment by department: SB 6641
Public water systems, financial assistance activities, transferring department role: HB 1464, * 2ESB 5251, CH 111 (2016)
Regulatory innovation and assistance, office for, creating, department role: SB 6669, SSB 6669
Residential energy efficiency incentive pilot program, department role: HB 1843, SHB 1843, 2SHB 1843, SB 6276
Saint Edward state park, seminary building public or nonprofit use feasibility study: * E2SHB 2667, CH 103 (2016)
Sexual assault, sexual assault kit program, creating within department: HB 2530, SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016), SB 6484
Small business retirement marketplace, role of department: HB 2109, SHB 2109, SB 5826, * ESSB 5826, CH 296 (2015)
Space exploration center of excellence, Washington state, department role: HB 2434, SHB 2434
Transitional housing operating and rent program, provisions: HB 1019
Washington academic, innovation, and mentoring (AIM) program act, department role: SB 5303, SSB 5303
Women helping women grant program, establishing, department role: HB 2713
Youth, office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs, creating under department supervision: * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Youth, office of homeless youth prevention programs, creating under department supervision: SSB 5404
Youth, office of homeless youth programs, creating under department supervision: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404
COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING  COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING RSS Feed
               
Fishing fleet, Washington state commercial, 2015 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4623 (2015), * SR 8636 (2015)
Fishing fleet, Washington state commercial, 2016 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4657 (2016)
Harbor maintenance tax, federal, requesting that Congress reform: SJM 8017
Legacy commercial ocean vessels, at moorage facility, insurance requirement exemption: HB 1435
Lelli, Philip Martin, longshoreman, requesting portion of SR 509 be renamed Philip Martin Lelli memorial highway: * SJM 8019 (2016)
Oil transport, contingency plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 5834, SB 6418
Oil transport, safety of, hazardous materials emergency response reporting: SHB 2575
Oil transport, safety of, updating oil shipment study, master document, and report: HB 2575
Oil transport, spill prevention and response activities, including symposium on: SB 5057, SSB 5057, E2SSB 5057
Ports, state, requesting aid to resolve Pacific maritime association and longshore and warehouse union negotiations: SJM 8009
Ports, Washington's largest, legislative joint select committee on, establishing: ESB 6631, SB 6681
Shipyards and maritime industries, fishing fleet recapitalization program, B&O preference to aid competition for funds: HB 2182, SHB 2182, 2SHB 2182
Steamboat, operating while intoxicated, provisions: HB 1015, HB 1017
Tankers, large, operating in Puget Sound and adjacent waters, tug escort requirements: SB 6418
Vessels, nonresident entity-owned, state waters permit and sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1681, SB 5878, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
COMMODITY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS  (See AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT)
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES RSS Feed
               (See also COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY; LABOR; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Admissions, three- or four-track system, studying transition to: HB 1147
Adult basic education, expected enrollments at community and technical colleges, forecasting: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
Adult basic education, funding for: HB 1705, SB 5619
Art, for higher education buildings, expending part of allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Attendance pilot project, at college, establishing: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Baccalaureate degree programs, applied, leading to teacher certification: SB 5391
Baccalaureate degrees, baccalaureate of science degree in computer science, authorizing at Bellevue College: SB 6673
Baccalaureate degrees, impact of allowing community and technical colleges to offer, studying: SHB 2769, 2SHB 2769
Bachelor degrees, B.S. in computer science, authorizing at Bellevue College: * SSB 5928, CH 33 (2016)
Bachelor degrees, programs of study for, pilot program: HB 2769, SHB 2769, 2SHB 2769
Bellevue College, B.S. degree in computer science at, authorizing: * SSB 5928, CH 33 (2016)
Bellevue College, baccalaureate of science degree in computer science at, authorizing: SB 6673
Bill of rights, academic, concerning trigger warnings, microaggressions, whistleblower protection, and discipline: HB 2488
Bonds, general obligation for certain higher education capital projects, decodifying statutes: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Branch campuses, "branch" as identifying term, eliminating: HB 2349
Budgets, department-level, posting on education data center's data dashboard: HB 1400
Capital budget projects, major and minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409
Capital budget projects, minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: SSB 6409
Capital budget requests by institutions, document for projects, modifying requirements: HB 1532, SB 5562
College in the high school program, dual credit access for low-income students: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College in the high school program, dual credit opportunities: HB 1546, SB 5080, SSB 5080, SB 5086
College in the high school program, earlier participation: HB 1031, SHB 1031, HB 1081, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College savings program, Washington, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Contracts, submission and public inspection provisions, higher education institution exception, when: HB 2755, SB 6409
Course materials, cost of, indicating with course descriptions during registration: HB 2796
Course materials, open educational resources, online library for, courses using, and grant programs: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Course materials, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Credits, transfer from 4-year public institution to community or technical college, plans for: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 19 (2016) V
Cybersecurity, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Cybersecurity, conditional loan program for higher education: HB 2244
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, core services for: HB 2825, SB 6466
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, work group on removing obstacles for: ESHB 2825, * SSB 6466, CH 22 (2016) V
Employees, academic, collective bargaining agreements, digital copy submission: ESB 5854
Employees, academic, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Employees, academic, collective bargaining to be open public meetings: HB 2490, SSB 5329
Employees, academic, salary and benefit increases and COLAs: HB 1538, SB 5469
Employees, academic, salary or wage increases, collective bargaining agreement requirements: SB 5979, SSB 5979
Employees, academic, step increases for, requirements: HB 1863
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, periodic certification elections: SB 6410, SSB 6410
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, prohibiting certain benefits and payments to, when: HB 1773, SB 5602
Employees, technical college classified employees, salary and benefit increases and COLAs: HB 1538, SB 5469
Everett Community College, offering aerospace training or educational program: HB 1880, * SB 5746, CH 218 (2015)
Expenditures, higher education institutions, posting on education data center's data dashboard: SHB 1400
Faculty, adjunct, certification as common schools substitute teachers: SB 5941
Faculty, full-time, strategic plan for increasing by decreasing part-time faculty: HB 2615, SHB 2615
Faculty, part-time nontenured, collective bargaining unit participation: SB 5231
Faculty, part-time, priorities and impacts of overuse by community colleges of, studying: HB 2615, SHB 2615
Fees, community college services and activities, to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587
Fees, services and activities, to be arrived at without reference to tuition: SSB 6587
Financial aid, affordable college for everyone grant contract program, creating: HB 1154, SHB 1154
Financial aid, college bound scholarship and state need grant recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, eligibility, expanding "resident student" definition for: HB 2801
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, pledge requirement, modifying: HB 1236, ESHB 1236, E2SHB 1236
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, student support services programs for enrollees in: SB 5856
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, work group recommendations: SB 5851, SSB 5851, * 2SSB 5851, CH 244 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship, aligning eligibility with state need grant: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, cybersecurity conditional loan program: HB 2244
Financial aid, income share agreements as alternative to loans, origination regulation and originator licensing: HB 1923, SHB 1923
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship, using for community or technical college: HB 2039, HB 2301
Financial aid, state need grant performance-based scholarship pilot project, creating: HB 2041, SHB 2041, 2SHB 2041
Financial aid, state need grant, aligning college bound scholarship eligibility with: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, state need grant, awarding percentage to students pursuing STEM degrees: SB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, eligibility provisions: * SB 5638, CH 121 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant, grants and pursuit of STEM-field degrees, creating work group to study relationship: SSB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, minimum grade point average for renewing: HB 1767, SB 5547, SSB 5547
Financial aid, state need grant, reducing appropriations via college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Financial aid, state, defining "satisfactory academic progress" for purposes of: HB 1955
Financial aid, student loan ombuds, designating: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loan repayment assistance, B&O tax credit for employers providing employees with: SB 6608
Financial aid, student loan servicers, licensing and regulation of: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loans, private activity bond allocation for: HB 2585, SHB 2585, SB 6342, * SSB 6342, CH 18 (2016) V, SB 6682
Financial aid, Washington advance higher education loan program, as pilot program: HB 1030, SHB 1030
Financial literacy seminars, live, mandatory: SB 5349
Firearms, concealed pistol carried by license holder on campus, authorizing, requirements and violations: HB 2867
Firearms, pistols, on higher education campuses, offenses involving: HB 2867
Free to finish college program, Washington, establishing: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Funding, certain percentage of sales tax revenues to support higher education: HB 1810, SB 5286
Funding, enrollment levels for calculating, definition of "caseload" used when determining: SB 6095
Funding, nonstate appropriated funds (local funds), posting on college board web site: HB 1893
Funding, prioritizing biennial state revenue growth for education: HB 1385, SB 5063, SSB 5063
Funding, revenues and nonstate nonappropriated funds expenditures and ending balances, posting on districts' web sites: SHB 1893
GET ready for college program, establishing: SB 5636
High school equivalency certificates, tests for, options: HB 1743, SB 5676, SSB 5676
Higher education performing arts and sports facilities, public high school use, when: HB 1834
Information technology, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Inmates, post-secondary programs, modifying provisions to increase opportunities: HB 1704, HB 2619, SB 5354, SB 6260
Investment authority and options of higher education institutions, modifying: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Latino/a educational achievement project (LEAP), welcoming to Olympia: * SR 8700 (2016)
Low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Low-income students, eliminating application fee and reviewing placement test fees for: HB 2593
Media, student journalist freedom of speech, including civil action for relief: SB 6233
Mental health and suicide prevention in higher education, task force on: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Military members, early registration for spouse or domestic partner: HB 1052, * SHB 1052, CH 14 (2015)
Military members, waivers of building and services and activities fees, when: * HB 1706, CH 143 (2015), SB 5620
Partners for veteran supportive campuses certificate, helping colleges achieve: HB 1887, SHB 1887
Placement tests, reviewing fees: HB 2593
Procurement, employees performing, independent training or certification programs for: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Procurement, independent commodities purchasing authority, eliminating report: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Programs and RCW provisions, expiration dates and clarifications: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Promise program, Washington, resident students tuition waiver and completion programs, and study of: SB 6481
Promise program, Washington, resident students tuition waiver and success course, and study of: HB 2820, SHB 2820
Purchasing, higher education independent authority, amending provisions concerning: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Regional higher education demand and capacity, studying: HB 1482, SHB 1482
Research, release of records for, removing higher education institutions from "state agency": HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Running start program, dual credit options and financial aid to low-income students: SHB 1546
Running start program, dual credit options through: HB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015), SB 5086
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors and others on campuses, services for: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual assault and similar crimes, survivors on campuses, rights: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements for institutions, including survey: SB 5518
Sexual violence on campuses, requirements, including assessment and disciplining: * SSB 5518, CH 92 (2015)
Sexual violence on campuses, work group concerning, establishing: SB 5518
Sexual violence, campus, task force on preventing, establishing: SB 5719, * SSB 5719, CH 239 (2015)
State campus compact, mentoring and service learning opportunities, consortium to develop and administer: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Student completion, enhancing through multiple strategies: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Student completion, innovations for student completion program, establishing: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Students, electronic benefit transfer cards for food assistance, using on-campus: HB 1820, SB 5794
Students, foster youth, educational outcomes improvement strategies for: HB 1999, SHB 1999, 2SHB 1999, 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Textbooks, assigned, limiting cost, exceptions: HB 1958
Textbooks, cost of, indicating with course descriptions during registration: HB 2796
Textbooks, open educational resources, online library for, courses using, and grant programs: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Textbooks, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Tuition and fees, "resident student," criteria for veteran and veteran's spouse or children to qualify as: HB 1825, SHB 1825, 2E2SHB 1825, SB 5355, * ESSB 5355, CH 8 (2015)
Tuition and fees, community college services and activities fees to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587
Tuition and fees, grants to cover, through establishment of Washington free to finish college program: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Tuition and fees, services and activities fees to be arrived at without reference to tuition: SSB 6587
Tuition and fees, waiver for resident students under Washington promise program: HB 2820, SHB 2820, SB 6481
Tuition and fees, waiver of portion for veteran, survivor eligibility for, when: HB 1644, SHB 1644, SB 5561, ESSB 5561
Tuition and fees, Washington college savings program, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Tuition, advanced college tuition payment (GET) program, provisions: HB 1556, SHB 1556, HB 2582, SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, controlling to increase affordability of higher education: HB 1238, SHB 1238
Tuition, decrease in revenues due to resident undergraduate rate reductions, compensating institutions for: HB 2201
Tuition, limiting authority of institutions to set: HB 1146
Tuition, reducing through college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Tuition, waivers for K-12 classified staff: HB 1592, SB 5559, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Veterans, student veterans support program, creating: HB 1887, SHB 1887
Volunteers, higher education students, medical aid benefits coverage, when: SB 6293, * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
Voting, student voter registration and voting, higher education institution plans to increase: HB 2890, SB 6474
Voting, student voter registration at higher education institution, modifying deadline for: SB 6539
Walla Walla Community College, Dr. Steven VanAusdle, his work as president, recognizing for: * SR 8729 (2016)
Washington next generation educational savings account program, establishing: HB 2662, SHB 2662
Work-based learning programs, unpaid students in, medical aid benefits coverage: * ESSB 6293, CH 62 (2016)
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES, STATE BOARD FOR  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES, STATE BOARD FOR RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES)
Adult basic education, funding for, state board role: HB 1705, SB 5619
Baccalaureate degrees, impact of allowing community and technical colleges to offer, studying, board role: SHB 2769, 2SHB 2769
Bachelor degrees, programs of study for, pilot program, board role: HB 2769, SHB 2769, 2SHB 2769
Community colleges, full-time faculty, increasing by decreasing part-time faculty, board role: HB 2615, SHB 2615
Community colleges, overuse of part-time faculty by, studying priorities and impacts of, board role: HB 2615, SHB 2615
Course materials, open educational resources, online library for, courses using, and grant programs, board role: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Credits, transfer from 4-year public institution to community or technical college, plans for, board role: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 19 (2016) V
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, core services for, board role: HB 2825, SB 6466
Funding of colleges, nonstate appropriated funds (local funds), posting on college board web site: HB 1893
High school equivalency certificates, tests for, options, state board role: HB 1743, SB 5676, SSB 5676
Inmates, post-secondary education programs, modifying provisions to increase opportunities, state board role: HB 2619, SB 6260
Innovations for student completion program and attendance pilot project, board evaluation of: HB 1982, SHB 1982
Low-income students, eliminating application fee and reviewing placement test fees for, board role: HB 2593
Promise program, Washington, student retention and completion program as part of, board role: SB 6481
Promise program, Washington, student success course as part of, board role: HB 2820, SHB 2820
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD  COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE)
Public facilities loans and grants, awarding for certain projects: HB 1856, SB 5442
COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICTS  COMMUNITY FACILITIES DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               
Creation and use, in limited areas of more intensive rural development, authorizing: HB 1997
COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AND REVITALIZATION, FINANCING FOR  (See ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; LOCAL GOVERNMENT)
COMMUTE TRIP REDUCTION  (See TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TRAFFIC)
COMPOSTING  (See SOLID WASTE)
COMPUTERS  COMPUTERS RSS Feed
               (See also CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE; CONSOLIDATED TECHNOLOGY SERVICES AGENCY; TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Auctions, real and personal property, via electronic media, including internet and electronic payment: HB 1799, * SB 5768, CH 95 (2015)
Bellevue College, B.S. degree in computer science at, authorizing: * SSB 5928, CH 33 (2016)
Bellevue College, baccalaureate of science degree in computer science at, authorizing: SB 6673
Cloud service providers, private, employee personally identifiable information and other security information, disclosure exemption: * ESSB 6356, CH 153 (2016)
Cloud service providers, private, proprietary information relating to criminal background checks of employees of, disclosure exemption: ESHB 2604
COBOL, state information technology employee training pilot program: HB 2242
Commercial transportation services providers, connecting passengers with drivers via digital network or software, regulating of: ESHB 2131, * ESSB 5550, CH 236 (2015), SB 6444
Computer science and education (CS and E) grant program, creating: HB 1813
Computer science, B.S. degree in, authorizing at Bellevue College: * SSB 5928, CH 33 (2016)
Computer science, baccalaureate of science degree in, authorizing at Bellevue College: SB 6673
Computer science, standards for learning and K-12 teacher endorsement: HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015)
Contracts, entered into and canceled over internet: HB 1099
Cybercrime, new chapter of crimes, Washington cybercrime act: HB 2375, SHB 2375, * E2SHB 2375, CH 164 (2016), SB 6197
Cybersecurity blue-ribbon panel, chief information officer to convene, duties: HB 1470, SHB 1470
Cybersecurity incidents, governor authority to declare state of emergency: HB 1468
Cybersecurity jobs act, state security policies and incident response: SB 6528, * ESSB 6528, CH 237 (2016) PV
Cybersecurity, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Cybersecurity, conditional loan program for higher education: HB 2244
Data breaches, consumer notification by businesses: HB 1078, * ESHB 1078, CH 64 (2015), SB 5047
Data centers, eligible server equipment installed in, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2011, SB 5827, SSB 5827, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Data centers, sales and use tax exemptions, modifying: HB 1759, SHB 1759
Data management by government agencies, audits: HB 1008, SHB 1008
Data privacy, protection, and access equity, office of, creating in DES: HB 2875
Data, office of privacy and data protection, creating: * SHB 2875, CH 195 (2016)
Digital automated services, sales and use tax exemptions for digital goods used solely for business purposes, extending to: HB 1678, SHB 1678, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Digital citizenship and safe technology use, schools and students: HB 2595, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 59 (2016)
Digital platform, certain persons gardening-maintaining-repairing hired via, entity administering platform not "employer" for industrial insurance: SSB 6289
Digital platform, defining for industrial insurance purposes: SSB 6289
Digital platform, domestic servant hired via, entity administering platform not "employer" for industrial insurance: SSB 6289
Digital platform, domestic servant hired via, industrial insurance coverage exemption: HB 2922, SB 6289
Digital products and services, wholesaler nexus, economic standard for: SHB 2269, SB 6138, * ESSB 6138, CH 5 (2015)
Elections, online, conservation district online election pilot project, establishing: SB 6600
Electronic communications and data, secure from unreasonable searches and seizures, constitutional amendment to ensure: HJR 4200
Electronic data and metadata, federal agencies collecting, prohibiting agency cooperation with: HB 1473
Electronic records, revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: * ESSB 5029, CH 140 (2016)
Electronic records, uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: SB 5029
Fundraising portals, online for crowdfunding, tax exemptions for rewards received for donations made: HB 2655, SHB 2655
Information services, criminal justice information agreement, private cloud service providers who have entered into: ESHB 2604
Information systems, state, data classification schedule and encryption standards: HB 1466, SHB 1466, HB 1467
Information systems, state, payment credentials and other information held on data systems, removing: HB 1469, SHB 1469, 2SHB 1469
Information technology infrastructure and security, governing body executive sessions concerning: HB 1561
Information technology, agency biennial operating budget requests for proposed expenditures, requirements: HB 2125
Information technology, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Insurance notices and documents, electronic delivery, when: HB 1329, * ESB 5471, CH 263 (2015)
Internet companies, including security and cloud, sales to gaming companies outside the state: HB 2723
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, new account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Internet crimes against children, sexual exploitation, law enforcement administrative subpoena authority use, when: HB 2483, SHB 2483
Internet openness, requesting that Congress protect and promote: SJM 8004
Internet service providers, telecommunications services purchased or used or sold, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2166, SB 6048
Internet services, active duty military service member termination of, procedures: HB 2718, SHB 2718, SB 6636
Intimate images, disclosing, crime of: SHB 1272, * 2E2SHB 1272, CH 7 (2015)
Intimate images, unauthorized distribution of, civil action for damages, when: HB 1624, HB 2160, * ESHB 2160, CH 8 (2015), SB 5502
Intimate images, wrongfully distributing, crime of: HB 1272
Networking services, excluding providers from gambling information transmissions prohibitions, when: SB 6566
Official electronic records, legal material in, publication and authentication: SB 6361
Poker, internet, authorizing for money: HB 1114
Public records, electronic copies of, local government charge for, when: SB 5533
Public records, electronic copies, agency fee for, when: HB 1684, SHB 1684
Remote sellers, collection of Washington sales tax, guidelines for: HB 2224, SHB 2269, * ESSB 6138, CH 5 (2015)
Remote sellers, nexus within state, when deemed to have for certain sales and B&O tax purposes: HB 1678, SHB 1678, SHB 2269, SB 5541, SSB 5541, * ESSB 6138, CH 5 (2015)
School service providers, via online service or site or mobile application, requirements: HB 1495, ESHB 1495, * ESB 5419, CH 277 (2015)
Schools, technology sales to and use in public schools, sales and use tax exemption: SB 5907, SSB 5907
Sexual act or intimate parts, criminal invasion of privacy via nonconsensual dissemination or disclosure of: HB 1788
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, facilitated via internet, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, facilitated via internet, new account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Social media safety, common schools model curriculum for, preparation and availability of: HB 2254
Software, pre-written, sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing machinery and equipment: HB 1678, SHB 1678, SB 5541, SSB 5541
Software, pre-written, sales and use tax exemption for manufacturing machinery and equipment, limiting: SB 6138, * ESSB 6138, CH 5 (2015)
State information systems, certain appropriations if breached, constitutional amendment: HJR 4203
Ticket brokers and resellers, online, disclosure requirements: HB 1494, SB 5580
Ticket sellers, internet web sites of, selling software to interfere with: HB 2699
Ticket sellers, internet web sites of, using or selling software to interfere with: * EHB 1091, CH 129 (2015)
Ticket sellers, internet web sites of, using software to interfere with: SB 5456
Transportation network companies, using digital network or software to connect passengers with drivers, regulating of: SB 5550
Transportation services providers, commercial, connecting passengers with drivers via digital network or software, regulating of: ESHB 2131, * ESSB 5550, CH 236 (2015), SB 6444
Transportation, information technology in, legislative task force on, establishing: HB 2956, SHB 2956
Vapor products, internet sales of, prohibition, when: E2SHB 1645
Webcams, unauthorized remote access when connected to computer, civil action for: SB 5106
World language admission requirements, allowing computer sciences to satisfy: HB 1445, SHB 1445
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Deceased former members of legislature, joint session to honor: * SCR 8401 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 first special session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4408 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 first special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions: * HCR 4406 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 first special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4407 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 regular session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4405 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4404 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 second special session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4410 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 second special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions: * SCR 8403 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 second special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4409 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 third special session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4412 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 third special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions: * SCR 8404 (2015)
Legislature, 2015 third special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2015)
Legislature, 2016 first special session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4419 (2016)
Legislature, 2016 first special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions: * SCR 8407 (2016)
Legislature, 2016 first special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4418 (2016)
Legislature, 2016 regular session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4417 (2016)
Legislature, 2016 regular session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions: