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EARLY LEARNING ADVISORY COUNCIL  (See EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT)
EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT  EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CHILD CARE)
Abolishing of department and transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department of education: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Background checks, clearance card or certificate, department of early learning to issue to qualified applicant: SSB 5714
Background checks, portable clearance registry, department to implement for licensed and regulated child care facilities: HB 1903, SHB 1903, * 2SHB 1903, CH 295 (2011), SB 5714
Background checks, sharing information with department of social and health services: * HB 1419, CH 253 (2011), SB 5426
Child care and early learning, department of social and health services to share certain records with department: HB 2645
Child care facilities, licensed, department authority: HB 1611, SHB 1611
Child care facilities, voluntary quality rating and improvement system, department to implement: HB 2569, SHB 2569, 2SHB 2569, SB 6532
Child care subsidy program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement by department when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Child care subsidy program, avoiding overpayments with electronic benefit transfer system: SB 5527
Child care subsidy program, department operation within appropriated levels: 2SHB 1741, SB 5660, SSB 5660
Child care subsidy program, rates paid to child care centers, department to review: EHB 1364
Child care subsidy program, revising provisions: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Child care subsidy program, temporary assistance for needy families, increasing rates paid to child care centers: SB 5269
Child care subsidy program, twelve-month authorization period: * SSB 6226, CH 251 (2012)
Child care subsidy program, WorkFirst temporary assistance for needy families, expenditure constraints: HB 1782, SHB 1782, * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Child support, support obligation establishment or enforcement by department, removing requirement when certain child care applications received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Colby Thompson act, unlicensed child care agencies, violations and penalties: * SSB 5504, CH 296 (2011)
Core competencies for child and youth development professionals, department to adopt competencies and prepare implementation plan: * ESSB 5715, CH 149 (2012)
Core competencies for early care and education professionals, department to adopt competencies and prepare implementation plan: SB 5715, * ESSB 5715, CH 149 (2012)
Council for children and families, transitioning work of council to department: * E2SHB 1965, CH 32 (2011)
Early childhood education and assistance program, copayments for eligible children: SB 5939
Early learning advisory council, membership: HB 1491, * SB 5389, CH 177 (2011)
Early learning services, public records exemption for personal information files of child receiving services: HB 1293, SB 5314
Early learning services, public records exemption for personal information in files of participants: SSB 5314
Early learning services, public records exemption for personal information of participants: * ESSB 5098, CH 173 (2011)
Family day care providers, high school diploma or equivalent education requirement, exemption for certain providers: SB 6629
Guidelines for early learning, state, department to develop in partnership: HB 2608, SHB 2608, SB 6293
Gun safety, Eddie Eagle gun safety program, using in preschools, early learning programs, and schools: SJM 8020
Preschool, implementing Washington preschool program and establishing two preschool subcommittees: HB 2448, SHB 2448, 2SHB 2448, SB 6449
Providers, early learning, implementing nonexpiring license: HB 1756, SHB 1756, * SB 5625, CH 297 (2011)
Providers, early learning, issuing probationary licenses: * SB 5625, CH 297 (2011)
Public or private schools, child care programs in buildings containing, licensing requirements: * E2SHB 1776, CH 359 (2011)
Publicly owned buildings, child care centers in, department to establish unified licensing requirements: HB 1776
Publicly owned or operated buildings, child care centers in, department to establish unified licensing requirements: SHB 1776
Rule making, licensed family child care, prohibiting department rule making if costs will increase for providers: HB 2755
Social and health services, department of, record-sharing between children's administration and department of early learning: HB 2645
State education council, establishment as oversight and advocacy board for early learning: HB 1849
Statutes, department, technical corrections: HB 1621, SHB 1621
Unlicensed child care agencies, providing child care without a license, violations and penalties: SB 5504, * SSB 5504, CH 296 (2011)
Working connections child care program, annual audit by department: SB 5331
Working connections child care program, expenditure constraints in connection with WorkFirst program: * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Working connections child care program, extending eligibility period: HB 2446, SHB 2446
Working connections child care program, revising provisions: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Working connections child care program, twelve-month authorization period: SB 6226
Working connections child care program, twelve-month authorization period and change notification requirements: * SSB 6226, CH 251 (2012)
Working connections program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement by department when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT  ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS; WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS)
Administrative functions, consolidation with other natural resources agencies, requirements: E2SSB 5669
Agricultural lands of long-term commercial significance, department to review and consider current environmental checklist: * SB 6082, CH 247 (2012)
Agricultural resource lands, department to aid preservation by expanding environmental checklist: HB 2245
Air emission standards, output-based, department to consider use: SB 5118
Air pollution offset account, use of funds by department: SB 6539, SSB 6539
Anaerobic digesters, granting extended sulfur emissions compliance period to certain electric generating projects powered by biogas from: * 2SSB 5343, CH 238 (2012)
Anaerobic digesters, new source construction notice requirement exemption: SB 5343, SSB 5343
Anaerobic digesters, permitting process under clean air act: HB 1070, SB 5571
Antifouling paint review panel, establishment by department: HB 1785, SHB 1785
Appeals and notifications, shoreline management act, department timelines: HB 1696, SHB 1696, SB 5192, * SSB 5192, CH 277 (2011)
Applications for water rights, administrative provisions: HB 2121
Batteries, small rechargeable battery stewardship act, department role: HB 2450, SHB 2450, SB 6148
Boatyard storm water treatment facilities, department role in ensuring compliance with shoreline management act: * EHB 2469, CH 169 (2012)
Bottles, petroleum-based beverage bottles, department warnings to manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers in violation: SB 5781
Brownfield properties, cleanup and reuse, providing state resources and oversight authority for local governments: SB 6211, SSB 6211, E2SSB 6211
Carpet stewardship, department administrative and rule-making role in promotion of carpet recycling: SB 5110, SSB 5110, SB 6341, SSB 6341
Children's products, conducting alternatives assessments: HB 1319, HB 2266, SB 5231, SSB 5231, SB 6120, SSB 6120, SB 6630
Cities and counties, regulatory requirements for, modifying certain requirements to provide fiscal relief: HB 1478, * ESHB 1478, CH 353 (2011), SB 5360, SSB 5360, 2SSB 5360
Clean air act, civil penalties under, providing limitations for imposing: HB 1437
Coal tar asphalt sealant, department issuance of corrective action notices: HB 1721, * ESHB 1721, CH 268 (2011)
Coal-fired power generation facilities, department role in decommissioning: HB 1825, SB 5769, SSB 5769, * E2SSB 5769, CH 180 (2011)
Columbia river basin management program, water service contracts for water supply development cost recovery: HB 1803, SHB 1803, * 2SHB 1803, CH 83 (2011), ESB 5647
Columbia river basin water supply, voluntary regional agreements, amending RCW 90.90.030: HB 2212, * SHB 2212, CH 161 (2012)
Columbia River gorge commission, merging into department: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Conservation corps, administration by department and creation of Puget Sound corps: HB 1294, * SHB 1294, CH 20 (2011), SB 5230, ESSB 5230
Electronic products, recycling plans for, establishing manufacturers' responsibilities through market share determinations: HB 1866, SB 5824, SSB 5824, SB 6336, SSB 6336
Enforcement actions, environmental or public health, providing settlement notice to public: SB 5051, SSB 5051
Environmental policy, council on, transferring certain department duties to: SB 6406
Fees, annual water rights protection fee, department role: HB 2050
Fine particle pollution, strategies to reduce, department to convene stakeholder work group concerning: SSB 5432
Greenhouse gas emissions reduction programs, director to report to governor and legislature on impacts: HB 1948
Greenhouse gas emissions reporting requirements, harmonizing with federal requirements, department role: SB 5999
Habitat conservation plans, with federal government, department authority to enter into: HB 1009, ESHB 1009
Hydronic heaters, comprehensive regulatory revision: HB 1766
Interbasin transfers of water rights, department to confer with county commissioners: SB 5555
Interbasin transfers of water rights, department to provide notice to county commissioners: * ESSB 5555, CH 112 (2011)
Livestock nutrient management, provisions concerning investigations and corrective actions, department role: SB 5723
Livestock operations, department role in process for achieving water quality objectives, violations and penalties: SSB 5723
Motor vehicle fuel economy programs, director to report to governor and legislature on impacts: HB 1948
Natural environment programs, streamlining administration: HB 1885, ESHB 1885
Natural resources management, department to undertake interagency collaboration and office and facility colocation: SB 6078, ESSB 6078
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence: HB 1162
Oil spill programs, establishment of oil transfer fee for funding: HB 1403
Oil spill programs, establishment of risk-based oil spill prevention and response service transfer fee for funding: SHB 1403
Oil spill response, contingency plans, role of department: HB 1186, SHB 1186, * E2SHB 1186, CH 122 (2011)
Oil spill statutes, enhancement, including department role: SB 5439
Oil spills and state spill program, department to report on actions taken to implement legislation: SB 6015
Oil spills, compensation for damage: SB 5439
Oil spills, liability for damage: SSB 5439
Paint stewardship program, establishment, department role: HB 2540, SB 6145, SSB 6145
Paint, copper-containing antifouling paint, establishing statewide advisory committee: * SSB 5436, CH 248 (2011)
Paint, copper-containing antifouling paint, phasing out use on recreational vessels: HB 1785, SHB 1785, SB 5436, * SSB 5436, CH 248 (2011)
Permits, general, industrial storm water, permittees with discharges impaired for bacteria: * HB 2651, CH 110 (2012), SB 6393
Permits, general, revising construction and industrial storm water general permit provisions: HB 1806
Permits, shoreline, commencing work outside shoreland area prior to final action on appeal: HB 2162, SHB 2162
Permits, shoreline, commencing work outside shoreland area prior to issuance of permit: 2SHB 1662
Permitting, department to improve process through various strategies: SSB 5266
Permitting, establishment of work group for multiagency permitting strategy and tiered permitting system: SB 5266
Permitting, establishment of work group to monitor and provide guidance to department: SSB 5266
Pollution liability insurance program and agency, transferring to department: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Port districts and port authorities, delegation of environmental permitting authority by department: HB 2030
Products, children's products, prohibiting sale of TCEP-containing products: 2SSB 6120
Products, children's products, prohibiting sale of TRIS-containing products and conducting alternatives assessments: HB 2266, SB 6120, SSB 6120, SB 6630
Radioactive waste, low-level radioactive waste site use permit program, transfer to department of health: * HB 2304, CH 19 (2012), SB 6491
Reclaimed water program, transfer from department of health to department of ecology: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Science, peer-reviewed studies, use by certain agencies prior to taking action: SHB 1307, HB 2335, ESHB 2335
Shellfish, production, mitigating water pollution, department role: SB 6279
Shellfish, production, reviewing certain information on marine water quality and shellfish, department role: SSB 6279
Shoreline management act, appeal and permit procedures: HB 1662, SHB 1662, HB 2162, SHB 2162, SB 5530
Shoreline management act, department timelines for appeals and notifications: HB 1696, SHB 1696, SB 5192, * SSB 5192, CH 277 (2011)
Shoreline management act, department to report on actions under act and related matters: SB 6016
Shoreline master programs, local, clarifying certain appeal procedures by ensuring consistency with administrative procedure act: HB 2487, * EHB 2671, CH 172 (2012), SB 6188, SSB 6188
Site use permit program, transfer from department of ecology to department of health: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Solid fuel burning devices, assessing additional fee for each retail sale: HB 2166, SB 6077
Solid fuel burning devices, hydronic heaters, comprehensive regulatory revision: HB 1766
Solid fuel burning devices, limitations on burning wood for heat: SB 5432, SSB 5432
Solid fuel burning devices, program for replacing, including funding through air pollution offset fee: SB 6539, SSB 6539
State environmental policy act, department to create advisory committee: SHB 2253, E2SHB 2253
State environmental policy act, modernizing categorical exemption and other provisions, department role in: HB 2253, SHB 2253, E2SHB 2253, SB 6130, SSB 6130, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
Stock water working group, department to convene: SB 6200
Storm water pollutants, toxic, imposing fee on first possession, exceptions: HB 1735, SB 5604
Storm water, department to conduct survey of uncovered potential industrial storm water general permit permittees: HB 1806
Storm water, department to provide comprehensive risk based storm water regulatory plan: HB 1806
Storm water, discharging to marine waters, department to report on regulation and management actions: SB 6014
Storm water, general permits, department to reissue certain municipal storm water general permit: HB 2390
Storm water, new requirements, delaying to provide fiscal relief to cities and counties: HB 2338, SB 6207
Storm water, rates and charges for facilities, provisions: HB 2733, SHB 2733
Trust water rights program, department protection of its water rights: HB 2121
Trust water rights program, department review of applications for transfer of water right from program: HB 1589
Violations, water pollution control regulations, providing compliance assistance before issuing penalties: HB 1082, SHB 1082
Violations, water pollution control regulations, providing voluntary compliance assistance before issuing notice for lands with livestock: HB 1152
Wastewater treatment facilities, publicly owned industrial, department authority to provide funding: SB 6027, SSB 6027
Water banks, limited purpose local, creation in certain cases: SSB 6311
Water resources, administration of state's program, various provisions: HB 2121
Water resources, limitations on withdrawing various waters from additional appropriations: SB 5750
Water resources, management of, department role in comprehensive provisions: HB 1610, SB 5536, SSB 5536, SB 5962
Water resources, mitigation alternatives for human domestic needs in rural areas, department role: SB 6311, SSB 6311
Water right transfers, reducing role of department: SB 5909
Water rights, permit applications, fee provisions: HB 2121
Water rights, permitting and appeals, temporary reforms: SB 6152, SSB 6152, 2SSB 6152
Water rights, processing of permits and applications, funding and administration modifications: SB 5934, SB 5962
Water, new supplies and storage for Western Washington, department to study feasibility with British Columbia: SB 6163, SSB 6163
Wells, additional construction fee to fund groundwater management activities: SB 5757
Wetlands and aquatic habitat, compensatory mitigation of, pairing with existing environmental programs: HB 2238, SHB 2238, * E2SHB 2238, CH 62 (2012), SB 6093, SSB 6093
ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL  ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Budget, balanced, council duties: HB 2827, SB 6636, * SSB 6636, CH 8 (2012)
Budget, operating budget outlook, council to prepare: HB 2827
Budget, state budget outlook, council to oversee preparation and approve: * SSB 6636, CH 8 (2012)
Budget, state budget outlook, supervisor to prepare and council to approve: SB 6636
Forecasts, economic and revenue, modifying submission dates: HB 2389, * SHB 2389, CH 182 (2012)
Transfer of council to office of forecast councils, provisions: SB 5468, SSB 5468
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Powers, duties, functions, and funding, revising provisions: HB 1884, SB 5741, * SSB 5741, CH 311 (2011)
Statewide economic development strategy and progress report, role of contracting associate development organizations: HB 2374, SHB 2374, SB 6355, * ESSB 6355, CH 195 (2012)
Washington state economic development commission account, creation: HB 1884, SB 5741, * SSB 5741, CH 311 (2011)
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FINANCE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               
Bonds, authorizing authority continue issuing nonrecourse revenue bonds: * SB 5367, CH 176 (2011)
Economic development finance authorities, creation by municipalities to issue taxable nonrecourse revenue bonds: SB 6140, SSB 6140, * 2SSB 6140, CH 193 (2012)
EDUCATION  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, SUPERINTENDENT; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE OF THE  EDUCATION OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE OF THE RSS Feed
               
Abolishing office of the education ombudsman: SSB 5639
Bullying and harassment prevention, work group to be convened by office and superintendent of public instruction: HB 1163, SHB 1163, * 2SHB 1163, CH 185 (2011)
Transfer of office to department of education, provisions: HB 1973, SB 5639
EDUCATION, BOARD  EDUCATION, BOARD RSS Feed
               
Abolishing of board and transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department of education: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Assessments, mathematics and science, establishing and achieving high school growth targets: SB 5479
Assessments, statewide, legislature to be advised concerning performance standards: HB 2115, * ESHB 2115, CH 6 (2011)
Career pathways act, board role: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Duties of board, modifying: SB 6247
Financial literacy, establishment as a high school graduation requirement, board role: HB 2268
Graduation requirements, revising to emphasize core knowledge and skills: HB 2411
Hour and day requirement waivers, board to grant waivers to districts to implement compensation reductions: SB 5829
Innovation schools and innovation zones, board role in creation and comprehensive provisions: HB 1546, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 260 (2011), SB 5792
Mandates, unfunded, board rules not fully funded by legislature to be voluntary, conditions: HB 2543, SB 6320
Membership, changing to increase representation of public education: HB 2493, SB 6319
Rule making changes, board to provide fiscal impact statements: HB 2492, * SHB 2492, CH 210 (2012)
School districts, financial insolvency and dissolution, board to recommend legal framework and process: HB 1431
School year, one hundred eighty-day, waivers from: HB 2215, HB 2479, SB 6020, SB 6050
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DISTRICTS  (See SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
ELECTIONS  ELECTIONS RSS Feed
               (See also CAMPAIGNS; INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM)
38th district senator, election results: SR 8601
Ballot titles and propositions, requirements for property tax levies: HB 1687
Ballot titles, for referenda, indicating duration of proposed taxes: HB 2714, SB 6502
Ballots, absentee, counting: HB 1185, SB 5125
Ballots, absentee, tabulation restrictions: SB 5015
Ballots, county auditor to send voters security envelopes: * HB 1031, CH 182 (2011)
Ballots, drop locations, prohibited activity: SB 6417
Ballots, misspelled signatures on, acceptance by county auditors: HB 1987
Ballots, primary and general elections, prepaid postage for all voters: HB 1772
Ballots, prohibiting county auditor's name on envelopes and other materials when auditor is running for reelection: HB 1988
Ballots, recounts, local ballot measures: HB 1404
Ballots, voter identifying marks: SB 5554
By mail, various provisions: HB 1002, HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5124, * ESSB 5124, CH 10 (2011)
Citizenship, evidence of, requiring from all applicants for registration to vote: SB 6434
Costs and inefficiencies, reducing through certain amendments: HB 2419, SB 6180, ESSB 6180
County commissioners, limiting changes to district lines during commissioner elections and election filing periods: SB 5165, SSB 5165
Disclosure of voter registration records, exemption for address of criminal justice agency employee or worker: SB 5007
House of representatives, election of members, provisions concerning house districts: HB 1092
Motor voter registration, simplifying: HB 2203, SB 6129
Municipal court judges, election provisions: HB 1245, SB 5630
Precinct committee officers for political parties, election of, moving to even-year primaries: 2SHB 1860, * E3SHB 1860, CH 89 (2012)
Precinct committee officers for political parties, election of, moving to presidential primary: HB 1860, SHB 1860
Presidential elections, electors, provisions concerning: HB 1950
Presidential elections, voting in, constitutional amendment to repeal conflicting residency requirement: * SJR 8205 (2011)
Presidential elections, withdrawal of state from interstate compact to elect president by national popular vote: HB 1911
Primaries, partisan, restricting ballot to positions with more than two candidates: HB 1142, SB 5153
Primaries, presidential, cancellation of 2012 presidential primary: HB 1324, * SB 5119, CH 319 (2011)
Propositions submitted to voters, combining capital projects and maintenance and operation expenses prohibited: SB 6502
Public service announcements, incumbents appearing in, extending prohibition: HB 2174
School board elections, allowing students fourteen and older to vote: SB 5621
Special districts, diking and drainage and flood control, general and special district general elections: SB 6454
Traffic safety cameras, automated, voter participation process for ordinances concerning: HB 2819
Voters' pamphlets, false statements of material fact in, violation and penalty: SB 5655
Voters' pamphlets, general election pamphlet to include charts presenting certain tax information: HB 1888, SB 5832
Voters' pamphlets, including fiscal impact statements for ballot measures: SB 6448
Voters' pamphlets, local, prohibiting false or misleading statements about opponent in candidate's statement: HB 1771
Voters' pamphlets, measures referencing another document, explanatory statements for: HB 2713, SB 6502, SB 6503
Voting, adjusting requirements for emergency medical services property tax levy: HB 1476, HB 2474, SB 5381, * SSB 5381, CH 115 (2012)
Voting, ballot drop locations, prohibited activity: SB 6417
Voting, by mail, various provisions: HB 1002, HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5124, * ESSB 5124, CH 10 (2011)
Voting, centers, various provisions: HB 1002, HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5124, * ESSB 5124, CH 10 (2011)
Voting, evidence of citizenship, requiring from all applicants for registration: SB 6434
Voting, minimum age requirement for registration, lowering to age sixteen: EHB 2205, SB 6128
Voting, motor voter registration, simplifying: HB 2203, SB 6129
Voting, overseas and service voters, by electronic means: * HB 1000, CH 348 (2011) PV
Voting, overseas and service voters, facilitating voting: * HB 1000, CH 348 (2011) PV, HB 1080, SHB 1080, SB 5171, * 2ESSB 5171, CH 349 (2011)
Voting, registration and voting procedures, requesting that grants of money by Congress not require new procedures: SJM 8001
Voting, registration costs, obligation of county: HB 2324
Voting, registration, extending time period for: HB 2204, SB 6127
Voting, restoration of rights for felons after payment of legal financial obligations: HB 1030
Voting, Washington voting rights act of 2012, enacting: HB 2612, SHB 2612, SB 6381, SSB 6381
Voting, write-in, invalid for person who has not filed a declaration of candidacy: SB 6498
ELECTRIC COMPANIES  (See UTILITIES)
ELECTRIC UTILITIES  (See UTILITIES)
ELECTRICIANS  (See PROFESSIONS)
ELECTRICITY  (See ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS; ENERGY)
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS  ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               
Audio and video equipment, energy efficiency standards: HB 1003, SHB 1003
Cameras, traffic safety cameras, installation on school buses: SB 5540, * SSB 5540, CH 375 (2011)
Cameras, traffic safety cameras, provisions: HB 1098, HB 1099, HB 1279, SHB 1279, HB 1590, HB 2270, SHB 2270, SB 5188, SSB 5188, * E2SSB 5188, CH 85 (2012), SB 5540, * SSB 5540, CH 375 (2011)
Cameras, traffic safety cameras, repealing authorization: HB 1823
Cameras, traffic safety cameras, terminating: SB 5716
Cameras, traffic safety cameras, voter participation process for ordinances concerning: HB 2819
Computer data centers, sales and use tax exemption for certain equipment: 2ESB 5873, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Energy efficiency standards, various electronic products: HB 1003, SHB 1003
Home appliances, extended warranties for, manufacturer to provide consumer with written statement concerning appliance: SB 6039
Metal detectors, parks and recreation commission to open all state parks for recreational use, conditions: SB 5506
Portable electronic products, insurance coverage for, issuing specialty insurance producer licenses to sell: EHB 2457, SB 6242, * SSB 6242, CH 154 (2012)
Recycling plans for unwanted electronic products, establishing manufacturers' responsibilities through market share determinations: HB 1866, SB 5824, SSB 5824, SB 6336, SSB 6336
Server equipment businesses, sales and use tax exemption for certain businesses: HB 2015
Televisions, energy efficiency standards: HB 1003
Televisions, viewers in motor vehicles, traffic infraction provisions: HB 1103, * SHB 1103, CH 368 (2011)
ELEVATORS  (See CONVEYANCES)
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT COUNCIL  (See EMERGENCY SERVICES)
EMERGENCY SERVICES  EMERGENCY SERVICES RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; HEALTH CARE; HOSPITALS)
Air rescue or evacuation subscription services, requirements for licensing and status as provider of emergency services: HB 2188, * SHB 2188, CH 93 (2012), SB 6021, SSB 6021
Ambulance service utilities, city and town allocation of funds toward cost of utility: HB 1596, * SHB 1596, CH 139 (2011), SB 5493, SSB 5493
Conservation corps, Washington, recognizing: * HR 4676 (2012)
Emergency management council, establishment of intrastate mutual aid committee as subcommittee of council: HB 1585, * SHB 1585, CH 79 (2011), SB 5420, SSB 5420
Emergency medical personnel, immunity when following physician orders for life sustaining treatment: HB 2462
Emergency medical services, property tax levy, adjusting voting requirements: HB 1476, HB 2474, SB 5381, * SSB 5381, CH 115 (2012)
Emergency medical services, property tax levy, city of Milton and related issues: * SB 5628, CH 365 (2011)
Emergency medical services, property tax levy, limited exemption for certain real and personal property: HB 1385
Emergency medical services, property tax levy, limiting taxing authority of counties: SB 6186, SSB 6186
Emergency medical services, provider certification and credentialing fees: HB 2141
Emergency responders, provisions, including tort liability and immunity: HB 1585, * SHB 1585, CH 79 (2011), SB 5420, SSB 5420
Emergency rooms, freestanding, requirements and study and evaluation of impact: SB 5515, SSB 5515
Emergency rooms, freestanding, requirements for reimbursement through state-purchased health care programs: SB 5948
High schools, medical emergency response program, to include external defibrillator for each school: SB 6631
Intrastate building safety mutual aid system, establishment: * ESHB 1406, CH 215 (2011) PV
Intrastate building safety mutual aid system, establishment, including oversight committee: HB 1406, SB 5221, SSB 5221
Intrastate mutual aid system, establishment of system and committee: HB 1585, * SHB 1585, CH 79 (2011), SB 5420, SSB 5420
Intrastate mutual aid system, extending definition of political subdivision to include water-sewer districts: HB 2178, SB 6024
Law enforcement, requirements for emergency service personnel reporting to enforcement: SB 5671, SSB 5671
Messaging capabilities for emergencies, state agency contracts with static digital outdoor advertising sign owners and vendors: HB 2636, SB 5298, SSB 5298
Missing person computerized network, using static digital outdoor advertising signs to enhance messaging capabilities: HB 2636, SB 5298, SSB 5298
Search and rescue, aerial, transferring to military department: SB 6430
Signs, static digital advertising signs, state agency contracts with sign owners and vendors to expand emergency messaging capabilities: HB 2636, SB 5298, SSB 5298
Vehicles, exempting authorized emergency vehicles from state fuel usage requirements: SB 5707
Yellow dot program for motor vehicles, implementing: HB 2280
EMINENT DOMAIN  EMINENT DOMAIN RSS Feed
               
Condemnation, municipality real property acquisition due to threat to public: HB 1036, SB 5078, SSB 5078
Federal property, acquisition by state: SB 5002
Federal property, condemnation by state and sale for private forestry uses: HB 1199
Lake Tapps water supply, watershed management partnership, eminent domain authority: HB 1014, * SB 5241, CH 97 (2011)
Transportation property, surplus, right of repurchase for former owner when property was acquired by condemnation: HB 1441
Use for economic development, prohibition: HB 1035, SB 5077, ESSB 5077
EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES  EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES RSS Feed
               (See also LABOR; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; WAGES AND HOURS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Agricultural workers, protections from pesticide drift for workers: HB 2413, SHB 2413, 2SHB 2413, SB 6397
Agricultural workers, seasonal shortages, addressing through various options: HB 2408
Airports, service contractors at, protecting contractor employee rights through labor peace agreements and other requirements: HB 1832, ESHB 1832
Aliens, employed, discharging legal alien or citizen in favor of illegal alien considered discriminatory practice: SB 6436
Aliens, unlawful, various contracting and employment provisions: SB 6436
Armored vehicles, employees working in, exemption from meal and rest period requirements: HB 1824
Broadcasting industry, noncompetition agreements for employees: SB 6504
Bullying in the workplace, subjecting employee to abusive work environment to be unfair practice: HB 1928, SB 5789
Child care, short-term on-site, authorizing child care for children of certain facility employees: * SB 5172, CH 78 (2011)
Child support registry, new hire reporting to, revising requirements: * HB 2393, CH 109 (2012), SB 6222
Construction industry, resident employment preference, contractor requirements: SB 6573
Customized employment training program, repealing expiration date for program: SB 5324
Disability lifeline program, reforms to include creation of new disability lifeline programs: HB 2082
Disability lifeline program, termination, new programs to be created: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Drayage truck operators, extending employment protections by defining as statutory employees: HB 2395, SHB 2395, SB 6461
Driving records, abstracts of, contractual arrangements with an employer for review of existing employees' records: HB 1504, SB 5246, * SSB 5246, CH 73 (2012)
Driving records, abstracts of, furnishing an employer with abstracts of existing employees' records: SHB 1504
Electronic verification of employment authorization, requirement that employer use system to be prohibited: HB 2568, SHB 2568
Employers, communications about political or religious matters, prohibitions and violations: HB 2103
Employers, nonliability for civil damages under respondeat superior for certain employee actions: HB 1681
Employment agencies, regulation of: HB 2693
Employment security department, employment assistance program, providing placement services with private employers: SB 6358
Employment security department, referral of workers, department verification that workers are authorized to work in United States: HB 1272
Employment status discrimination, adding to list of unfair labor practices: SB 6228, SSB 6228
Family and medical leave, modifying family leave insurance program: SB 6570
Family leave insurance program, delaying implementation: HB 1120, SB 5091, * ESSB 5091, CH 25 (2011)
Family leave insurance program, elimination: HB 1189
Family leave insurance program, repealing family and medical leave insurance act: SB 5276
Family leave, violations by employer, enforcement by department of labor and industries: HB 1828, SHB 1828, SB 5263, SSB 5263
Fire department employees, mandatory drug testing: HB 2628
Fire department employees, suspension for illegal drug use: HB 2627
Food and beverage service workers, permits, authorizing training program providers to issue: HB 1583, SB 5577
Health care personnel, hazardous drugs, requirements for handling by personnel: SB 5594, * ESSB 5594, CH 39 (2011)
Home care workers, health care benefits for certain workers, funding through omnibus operating appropriations act: SHB 2073
Home care workers, health care benefits for, contribution rate payment requirements: HB 2073
Hospital workers, uninterrupted meals and rest breaks: SB 6309, SSB 6309
Industrial safety and health act, increasing protections for employees under: HB 2412
Labor organizations, wage deductions for political purposes, allowing employees to choose to authorize: SB 6627
Law enforcement employees, mandatory drug testing: HB 2628
Law enforcement employees, suspension for illegal drug use: HB 2627
Leave from employment, participation in child's educational activities, requirement: HB 1164, SHB 1164
Leave from employment, sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 2508, SB 6229
Nurses, hospital staffing practices, requirements: HB 2519, SB 6307, SSB 6307
Religious or political matters, employer communications about, prohibitions and violations: HB 2103
Restaurants, meals supplied to employees without charge, tax exemptions: HB 1498, * SB 5501, CH 55 (2011)
Retaliation, protecting employees from, for conduct promoting public policy: SB 6072
Safety in the workplace, establishing blueprint for safety program: * EHB 2509 (2012) V
Self-employment assistance training, department of employment security to facilitate: * SB 6289, CH 40 (2012)
Shared work compensation plans, marketing of: SB 6473
Small employers health insurance partnership program, funding obtained through federal resources: HB 1560, * SHB 1560, CH 287 (2011)
Social networking accounts and profiles, access to, prohibiting requirement that employees provide to employers: SB 6637
Tipped employees, minimum wage: HB 2497
Tow truck operators, lunch breaks: HB 2353, SB 6161
Unemployed workers, businesses hiring, business and occupation tax credit: HB 1458
Veterans' preference in employment, permitting private employers to exercise permissive preference: * HB 1432, CH 144 (2011), SB 5841
Washington customized employment training program, expiration date: SB 6371, * SSB 6371, CH 46 (2012)
Workers' memorial day, honoring: * SR 8650 (2011)
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT  EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION)
Employment assistance program, providing placement services with private employers: SB 6358
Mailing notices from department, changing mailing requirements: HB 1677, * SSB 5067, CH 301 (2011)
Middle class jobs act, department role in provisions: HB 1601, SHB 1601
Middle-income bracket, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket: HB 1601, SHB 1601, HB 2171
Online learning, department's role in encouraging K-12 students to use during school year breaks: HB 2634
Planning processes, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket or higher: HB 2171
Self-employment assistance training, department to facilitate: * SB 6289, CH 40 (2012)
Shared work compensation plans, marketing of, department role: SB 6473
Unemployment data, department determinations leading to suspension of growth management act in certain counties: HB 1592
Washington service corps, funding and other provisions, including job creation projects: SB 6405
Washington service corps, minor public works, funding and other provisions: SSB 6405
Washington works corps program, establishing within department: HB 2802
Web site of department, authority to sell internet advertisements to increase revenue: HB 1288
Workers, referrals of, department to verify workers are authorized to work in United States: HB 1272
Workforce investment act, administration of title I-B, transfer of department responsibilities for: HB 2348
ENERGY  ENERGY RSS Feed
               (See also UTILITIES)
Alternative energy, siting of alternative energy resource facilities: SB 6353
Alternative energy, siting of small alternative energy resource facilities: HB 1081, SHB 1081, SB 5228, SSB 5228, SB 6018
Anaerobic digesters, granting extended sulfur emissions compliance period to certain electric generating projects powered by biogas from: * 2SSB 5343, CH 238 (2012)
Anaerobic digesters, new source construction notice requirement exemption: SB 5343, SSB 5343
Anaerobic digesters, permitting process under clean air act: HB 1070, SB 5571
Biomass energy, defining as eligible renewable resource: SB 6400
Biomass, biomass-fueled facilities seeking eligible renewable resource designation, fee: HB 2654, SB 6396
Biomass, combustion, requesting that the EPA include emissions in calculating greenhouse gas emissions: HJM 4002
Biomass, densified, Washington State University extension energy program to study: SB 6338
Biomass, facilities, modifying various provisions: * ESSB 5575, CH 22 (2012)
Biomass, facilities, recognizing certain biomass energy facilities as using eligible renewable resources: ESB 5575, * ESSB 5575, CH 22 (2012)
Biomass, facilities, recognizing certain distributed generation biomass energy facilities as using eligible renewable resources: SB 5951
Building materials, reviewing other states' codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Buildings in state, energy efficiency for, department of commerce strategic plan to emphasize: SB 6398
Clean energy leadership council, implementing council's plan through public-private clean energy partnership: HB 1639, SB 5464, SSB 5464
Clean energy partnership, creation, administration, and duties: HB 1639, SB 5464, SSB 5464
Clean energy sector advisory committee, creation in connection with clean energy partnership: HB 1639, SB 5464, SSB 5464
Coal power plants, full cost accounting of environmental expenses, reporting requirements: HB 2750
Coal transition power, provisions concerning: HB 2783, SHB 2783
Commerce, department of, transferring duties of energy policy division to governor's office: SB 6035
Conservation, department of commerce advisory opinion on utility's meeting of targets: * SSB 6414, CH 254 (2012)
Conservation, public buildings, reducing embodied energy of building materials by increasing use of wood and wood projects: SB 5485
Conservation, WSU extension energy program advisory opinion on utility's meeting of targets: HB 2688, SHB 2688, SB 6414
Efficiency, electric utility authority to establish energy efficiency improvement loan fund: HB 2297, SHB 2297
Efficiency, standards for electronic products: HB 1003, SHB 1003
Efficiency, urban energy efficiency upgrades pilot program, authorizing grants to successful programs: SB 6441, SSB 6441
Electricity, null generation electricity, defining: SB 5431, SSB 5431
Electricity, null power electricity, defining: HB 1712, SHB 1712, SB 5510, SSB 5510
Electricity, public utility net metering provisions: HB 1049, SHB 1049, HB 2243, SB 6106
Electricity, purchase by utilities, narrowing requirement: HB 2124, HB 2682, SB 5964, SB 6418
Energy code, state, delaying implementation of 2009 adopted changes: HB 1388, SB 5751
Energy conservation code, international, adoption as part of state building code: HB 2689
Energy freedom act, Washington state: HB 1948
Energy freedom program, biomass-fueled facilities seeking eligible renewable resource designation, fee: HB 2654, SB 6396
Energy independence act, amending conservation target provisions: HB 2654, SB 6396
Energy independence act, analysis of act and treatment of hydroelectric generation as eligible renewable resource: HB 2120
Energy resource policy and planning, role of governor's office and Washington State University extension energy program: SB 6035
Energy storage facilities, extending investment cost recovery incentive to include: HB 2198
Energy storage facilities, using to meet annual renewable energy conservation targets: HB 2180
Energy storage systems, extending integrated resource planning to include: SHB 2198
Environmental redispatch, classification as eligible renewable resource: SB 5980
Geothermal resources, distribution of funds from geothermal account: SSB 5086
Geothermal resources, use for commercial electricity production: SB 5086, SSB 5086
High-efficiency cogeneration, modifying definition: SB 6560
Hydroelectric generation, analysis of treatment as eligible renewable resource: HB 2120
Hydroelectric generation, classification as renewable energy resource: HB 1125, HB 1890, HB 2101, HB 2120, HJR 4202
Hydroelectric generation, environmental redispatch, classification as eligible renewable resource: SB 5980
Integrated resource planning, extending to include energy storage systems: SHB 2198
Nonpower attributes, defining: SB 6559, SSB 6559
Nuclear-generated power, establishing joint legislative task force on nuclear energy: HB 1513, SB 5564
Nuclear-generated power, studying feasibility of pursuing: HB 1513, SB 5564
Renewable energy, "eligible renewable resource," definition to include facilities within western electricity coordinating council boundaries: HB 1515
Renewable energy, annual conservation targets, developing advanced renewable resource compliance credits: HB 2557
Renewable energy, annual conservation targets, using energy storage facility to meet targets: HB 2180
Renewable energy, biomass, recognizing certain distributed generation facilities as using eligible renewable resources: SB 5951
Renewable energy, classifying hydroelectric generation as renewable resource: HB 1125, HB 1890, HB 2101, HB 2120, HJR 4202
Renewable energy, classifying municipal solid waste as renewable resource: HB 2005
Renewable energy, credits, hydroelectric generation on irrigation district facilities: SB 6224
Renewable energy, credits, narrowing utility purchase requirement: HB 2124, HB 2682, SB 5964, SB 6418
Renewable energy, credits, provisions: SB 6400
Renewable energy, credits, thermal energy: HB 2556
Renewable energy, defining "qualifying utility" for purposes of energy independence act: HB 1836, SB 5357, SB 6101, SB 6552
Renewable energy, defining null generation: SB 5431, SSB 5431
Renewable energy, defining null power: HB 1712, SHB 1712, SB 5510
Renewable energy, densified biomass as source, Washington State University energy program to study: SB 6338
Renewable energy, department of commerce advisory opinion on utility's meeting of targets: * SSB 6414, CH 254 (2012)
Renewable energy, energy independence act targets, qualifying residential distributed generation utilities: SB 6367
Renewable energy, environmental redispatch, classification as eligible renewable resource: SB 5980
Renewable energy, investment cost recovery program for solar energy systems: 2E2SHB 1144
Renewable energy, investment cost recovery program for solar energy systems and wind generators: HB 1144, SHB 1144, SB 6580
Renewable energy, investment cost recovery program, extending incentive to energy storage facilities: HB 2198
Renewable energy, WSU extension energy program advisory opinion on utility's meeting of targets: HB 2688, SHB 2688, SB 6414
Renewable resources, adding spent pulping liquors and algae liquors to definition: SB 6561, SSB 6561
Renewable resources, eligible, provisions: SB 6400, SSB 6561
Solar energy, distributed generation from new systems: 2ESHB 1365
Solar energy, renewable energy investment cost recovery program: HB 1144, SHB 1144, 2E2SHB 1144, HB 1393, * SB 5526, CH 179 (2011)
Thermal energy recovery, transmission, and distribution as part of projects for carbon dioxide mitigation: SB 5509, SSB 5509, SB 6012
Thermal energy, eligibility for renewable energy credits: HB 2556
Thermal energy, qualifying as alternative energy resource, electric utility customer option to purchase: HB 2664, * ESHB 2664, CH 112 (2012), SB 6450
Wind energy projects, application for siting permit, notifying U.S. department of defense upon receipt of application: HB 1375
Wind generators, renewable energy investment cost recovery program: HB 1144, SHB 1144
ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL  ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Facilities, alternative energy, siting of alternative energy resource facilities: SB 6353
Facilities, alternative energy, siting of small alternative energy resource facilities: HB 1081, SHB 1081, SB 5228, SSB 5228, SB 6018
Facilities, application for siting permit, notifying U.S. department of defense upon receipt of application: HB 1570, * SHB 1570, CH 261 (2011)
Nuclear energy facilities, council to grant expedited processing for applicants under certain conditions: HB 1513, SB 5564
Wind energy projects, application for siting permit, council to notify U.S. department of defense upon receipt of application: HB 1375
ENERGY OFFICE, STATE  ENERGY OFFICE, STATE RSS Feed
               
Renewable energy, facilities in marine waters, siting policy guidance deadline for office: SB 6168
ENHANCED FOOD FISH TAX  (See TAXES - ENHANCED FOOD FISH)
ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT  ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Central services costs of state government, department role in reducing: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Central services rate methodology, department and office of financial management to establish work group on: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Food purchasing, department of health and department to develop a recommended food purchasing policy for state agencies: SHB 1801
Interpreter services, spoken language, department to establish contracts for state executive agencies: SB 6572, SSB 6572
Job order contracting, authority of department to use: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Mailings by state agencies, department role in reducing use and costs: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Printing, state agency-based, department role in reducing use and costs: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Purchasing by state, centralizing within department, procedures and other requirements: HB 2452, SHB 2452, * 2SHB 2452, CH 224 (2012), SB 6198, SSB 6198
Religious activity, department to allow on capitol grounds, conditions: SB 6085
Risk management office, health care claims against public hospitals due to tortious conduct, office role: HB 2690
Risk management office, health care claims against state and governmental providers due to tortious conduct, office role: HB 2690, HB 2741
Risk management office, role in state agency risk management review process for claims: HB 2371
State properties, initiating resident curator program for: SB 6523
Surplus state property, reporting of status of certain surplus property to department: ESHB 2722
Surplus state property, requirements for identifying, creating list of, and reporting on: HB 2722
ENVIRONMENT  ENVIRONMENT RSS Feed
               (See also HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Agencies, state, use of peer-reviewed scientific studies prior to taking action: HB 1307, SHB 1307, SB 5644
Agricultural lands of long-term commercial significance, reviewing and considering current environmental checklist: * SB 6082, CH 247 (2012)
Agricultural resource lands, department to aid preservation by expanding environmental checklist: HB 2245
Categorical exemption board, creation: HB 2253, SB 6130, SSB 6130
Cleanup and restoration of environment, construction projects for, authorizing bonds to fund: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Coal power plants, full cost accounting of environmental expenses, reporting requirements: HB 2750
Coal tar asphalt sealant, prohibiting sale and use: HB 1721, * ESHB 1721, CH 268 (2011)
Counsel for the environment, appointed by attorney general, duties in gas and electric company actions and proceedings: SB 5339
Environmental analysis and review, integrating with comprehensive and subarea plans and development regulations: HB 2694
Environmental policy, council on, transferring certain department of ecology duties to: SB 6406
Forest land, forest practices applications leading to conversion for development purposes: * HB 1582, CH 207 (2011), SB 5211, SSB 5211
Industrial development sites, exempting from compliance with the state environmental policy act: HB 2403
Littering, increasing penalties for: HB 2260
Mercury-containing lights, product stewardship organizations, environmental handling charges and antitrust law immunity: SB 6538, SSB 6538
Mitigation, pairing compensatory mitigation of wetlands and aquatic habitat with existing environmental programs: HB 2238, SHB 2238, * E2SHB 2238, CH 62 (2012), SB 6093, SSB 6093
Port districts and port authorities, delegation of environmental permitting authority by certain departments: HB 2030
Shoreline master programs, local, clarifying certain appeal procedures by ensuring consistency with state environmental policy act: HB 2487, * EHB 2671, CH 172 (2012), SB 6188, SSB 6188
Soil scientists and wetland scientists, certification and creation of board: HB 1313, SHB 1313, SB 5225
Solid fuel burning devices, assessing additional fee for each retail sale: HB 2166, SB 6077
Solid fuel burning devices, hydronic heaters, comprehensive regulatory revision: HB 1766
Solid fuel burning devices, limitations on burning wood for heat: SB 5432, SSB 5432
State agency enforcement actions, public health or environmental, providing settlement notice to public: SB 5051, SSB 5051
State environmental policy act, authorizing measures to prevent damage to health or environment without full scientific certainty: SB 6369
State environmental policy act, environmental impact statements and planned actions: HB 2696
State environmental policy act, exempting authorized siting of new manufactured and mobile home communities and parks: SB 5496
State environmental policy act, expanding environmental checklist by adding several adverse impacts: HB 2710
State environmental policy act, expanding environmental checklist to aid preservation of agricultural resource lands: HB 2245
State environmental policy act, instituting categorical exemption for certain electrical facilities: HB 2236
State environmental policy act, instituting categorical exemptions for certain nonproject actions: HB 2695
State environmental policy act, judicial review of decisions under, cause of action for persons adversely affected: HB 1198
State environmental policy act, local government agencies to share lead agency responsibilities in certain cases: ESHB 1265
State environmental policy act, modernizing categorical exemption and other provisions: HB 2253, SHB 2253, E2SHB 2253, SB 6130, SSB 6130
State environmental policy act, modifying categorical exemptions for development: HB 1713, SB 5657, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
State environmental policy act, reviewing and considering current environmental checklist in relation to agricultural lands of long-term commercial significance: * SB 6082, CH 247 (2012)
State environmental policy act, streamlining process through exemptions from certain requirements: HB 1952, SHB 1952, E2SHB 1952
Taiwan, supporting participation in U.N. framework convention on climate change: HJM 4009, SJM 8005, SSJM 8005
Wetland scientists and soil scientists, certification and creation of board: HB 1313, SHB 1313, SB 5225
ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, COUNCIL ON  (See ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT)
ESCALATORS  (See CONVEYANCES)
ESTATE TAX  (See TAXES - ESTATE TAX)
ESTATES  (See ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE)
ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE  ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE RSS Feed
               (See also GUARDIANSHIP)
Estate tax, preferences, legislative intent, review, and expiration provisions: HB 2753
Estate tax, refunds for overpayment, reducing period for issuance: HB 2154
Estate tax, state, aligning with federal estate tax: HB 1647
Estate tax, state, exoneration from apportionment of tax in certain cases: * HB 2224, CH 97 (2012)
Estates and trusts, various statutory provisions: HB 1051, * SHB 1051, CH 327 (2011), SB 5718, * SB 5849, CH 113 (2011)
Guardian ad litem, background and qualifications statements and duties: HB 2461
Guardians or limited guardians, of incapacitated persons with estates, requirements: HB 2463, SB 6427, SSB 6427, SB 6488
Probate proceedings, affidavit that notice of appointment of estate's personal representative has been mailed: SB 5055
Trustees, process for charging income tax to be paid by trustee: * SB 5057, CH 33 (2011)
Trusts and estates, various statutory provisions: HB 1051, * SHB 1051, CH 327 (2011), SB 5718, * SB 5849, CH 113 (2011)
ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT  (See PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE, THE  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
EVIDENCE  (See CIVIL PROCEDURE; COURTS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
EXCISE TAX  (See TAXES - EXCISE TAX)
EXECUTIVE ETHICS BOARD  EXECUTIVE ETHICS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Abolishing board and transferring powers, duties, and functions to public disclosure and ethics commission: HB 2028
Enforcement responsibility, replacing board with public disclosure commission: HB 2402
Ethics and integrity in state government, plans for improving, including role and auditing of board: HB 1763, HB 2796
EXPLOSIVES  EXPLOSIVES RSS Feed
               
Black powder, as used in muzzle loading firearms, transportation and storage restrictions: HB 1066