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EARLY LEARNING  (See EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT)
EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT  EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CHILD CARE)
Advisory council, early learning, modifying provisions: HB 1719, * ESHB 1719, CH 171 (2017), HB 1957, SB 5247, SSB 5247
Background checks, on child care workers, DEL access to various records for: HB 1735, SB 5246
Behavior support, multitiered, children from birth to 5, pilot program, DEL role: HB 1639, SHB 1639
Behavioral concerns, child care consultation program, DEL role: HB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), SB 5763, SSB 5763
Child care centers, licensing of marijuana business near, prohibiting: HB 2238
Child care providers, managing child care business, pilot training module, DEL role: HB 1758, SHB 1758
Child care workforce and business development work group, creating, DEL role: HB 1758, SHB 1758
Dual language learning, DEL role: HB 1445, * SHB 1445, CH 236 (2017), SB 5529, SSB 5529
Dual language learning, early learning dual language grant program: HB 1445, SB 5529, SSB 5529
Early achievers program, trauma-informed care, advisory group and training: HB 1638
Early childhood education and assistance program, community funding for: * 2SSB 5107, CH 178 (2017)
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility of 3-year-olds: SB 5901
Early childhood education and assistance program, entitlement beginning date: HB 2189, * SSB 5901, CH 22 (2017)
Early childhood education and assistance program, implementation and funding: HB 2189, * SSB 5901, CH 22 (2017)
Early childhood education and assistance program, pilot training module, DEL role: HB 1758
Early childhood education and assistance programs, summer, DEL contracting for: HB 1518, SHB 1518, SB 5733
Early learning and child care programs, outdoor nature-based pilot project: HB 1875, SB 5357, * SSB 5357, CH 162 (2017)
Early learning facility fund committee, establishing in DEL, various provisions: SB 5484
Early learning facility revolving fund, creating: SB 5484
Eliminating DEL and moving functions to department of children, youth, and families: HB 1661, SHB 1661, * 2E2SHB 1661, CH 6 (2017), SB 5498, SSB 5498
Employees, access to persons with developmental disabilities, background checks: SB 5605, * SSB 5605, CH 33 (2017)
Facilities, committee of early learning facilities experts, DEL to convene: HB 1777, SHB 1777, * E2SHB 1777, CH 12 (2017), SB 5753, SSB 5753
Facilities, drinking water service lines, lead-containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Facilities, drinking water systems/outlets, lead in, action plans, testing, response: HB 1842
Facilities, funding of, early learning grant and loan program and revolving account: HB 1777, SHB 1777, SB 5753, SSB 5753
Facilities, funding of, early learning grant and loan program and revolving and development accounts: * E2SHB 1777, CH 12 (2017)
Funding, education legacy trust account, various deposits into: HB 1549, SB 5112
Home visiting program, contracting with private-public partnership for: HB 1719, * ESHB 1719, CH 171 (2017), SB 5247, SSB 5247
Licensing, DEL decisions, ALJ mediation before appeal hearing when adverse: SHB 2013
Licensing, DEL decisions, community appeals boards to review, establishing: HB 1957
Licensing, DEL decisions, independent mediator to review when adverse: HB 2013
Preschools, licensing of marijuana business near, prohibiting: HB 2238
Programs, local and private funding, local pathway to high quality early learning: SB 5107, SSB 5107, * 2SSB 5107, CH 178 (2017)
Rule making, by DEL, restricting in current biennium: HB 2069
Trauma-informed care, advisory group and training, DEL role: HB 1638, SHB 1639
Trauma-informed care, early childhood mental health training and consultation program, DEL role: SHB 1713
Volunteers, access to certain persons, background checks: SB 5605, * SSB 5605, CH 33 (2017)
Working connections child care, for child protective or welfare services recipients: HB 1624, * SHB 1624, CH 9 (2017)
EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT  ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ENVIRONMENT; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS; WATER; WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS)
Agreements, interagency, department online listing of: * SHB 1010, CH 47 (2017)
Agreements, interagency, department reporting of: HB 1010
Architectural paint recovery program, creation, department role: HB 1376, SHB 1376, SB 5419
Burn bans, lifting to allow solid fuel burning device use, when, ecology role: SB 5658
Carbon pollution mitigation tax, imposing, department role: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Environmental impact statements, by agencies, department report: * SHB 1086, CH 289 (2017)
Flows, minimum instream, approving uses that impair, department authority: SB 5003
Food and forest products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133
Greenhouse gas emissions, certain department consulting requirement, repealing: SB 5172
Greenhouse gas emissions, department reporting requirements: SHB 1144, 2SHB 1144
Greenhouse gas emissions, limits, department role in revising: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, mitigation program, ecology role: HB 2226
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, water resources management rules role: HB 1885, HB 2239, HB 2248, 2E2SSB 5239
Hazardous substances independent remedial actions under toxics control act: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Hazardous substances remedial actions, appeals, department requirements: SB 5943
Hazardous waste cleanup, department role, requirements: SB 5943
Marijuana, producer and processor premises, masking odors from, ecology role: HB 1911, SHB 1911
Mineral prospecting, motorized, pollutant discharge general permit, issuance: HB 1106
Oil transport, plans, notice, financial responsibility, and response, ecology role: HB 1611, SHB 1611, 2SHB 1611, SB 5462
Pollutant discharge elimination permits, treating nonagency individuals equitably: HB 2140, HB 2141
Radioactive waste, low-level, management of, transferring authority from ecology: HB 1252, SHB 1252, SB 5319
Recreational vehicles, voluntary turn-in program, department to develop: SB 5735
Rule making, department policies, adoption and enforcement, requirements: HB 1455, SB 5617
Rules, alternatives to rule making, encouraging department to use: HB 1328
Rules, peer review of economic analyses of: HB 1014
Sediment management demonstration project in Pierce county, department role: HB 1660, SB 5611
Toxics control accounts, state/local, hazardous substance tax revenue report: SHB 2182
Waste sites, independent remedial actions, procedural requirements exemptions: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Wastewater, treatment plant operator certification account, department role: HB 1267, * SB 5162, CH 35 (2017)
Water in WRIAs, maps of legal availability of, department role: HB 1918
Water right permits, applications, water recharging via land use changes as factor: HB 1459, SHB 1459, SB 5789, SSB 5789
Water right permits, Columbia river, application processing for, legislative intent: HB 1394, SB 5269
Water rulings, real property impacted by, revaluation for tax purposes of: HB 2195
Water, noncommercial garden and domestic uses, ecology rule making: HB 1918
ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL  ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Forecasts, economic and revenue, on February 20 during all sessions: SB 5114
Forecasts, economic and revenue, shifting June forecast to July: SB 5920
Revenue forecasts, baseline revenue estimate and tax preferences impact: HB 1665
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; LOCAL GOVERNMENT)
Business improvement districts, purposes, procedures, and authority of: HB 1823
Eminent domain, economic development use of, prohibiting, when: HB 1454, SB 5445
Higher education institutions, contributions of, economic impact, studying: HB 1910
Investment projects, business taxes deferral and investment, program expiration: SB 5642, SSB 5642, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Projects of statewide significance, for economic development: SB 5621
Rural communities, food and forest products infrastructure, supporting: HB 2133
Seattle pier 91 national guard armory property, creating interbay committee for: HB 2134
Tax incentives, annual report and survey used for, consolidating: HB 1296, * ESHB 1296, CH 135 (2017)
Tax incentives, tax performance report, requiring, when: * ESHB 1296, CH 135 (2017)
Tax preferences for economic development, bills containing, fiscal notes for: SB 5848
EDUCATION DATA CENTER  (See FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE)
EDUCATION OMBUDS, OFFICE  EDUCATION OMBUDS, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Education sector excellence assessment framework, ombuds implementation of: SB 5567
Functions and duties of office, performance by new state ombuds office: SB 5978
EDUCATION, STATE BOARD  EDUCATION, STATE BOARD RSS Feed
               
Career and college readiness, performance standard demonstrating, board role: * ESHB 2224, CH 31 (2017)
Education sector excellence assessment framework, board implementation of: SB 5567
Purpose of board, revising: HB 1886, SB 5673
Role/responsibilities, board and OSPI, new K-12 task force on: 2ESHB 1886
Transferring various duties of board to superintendent of public instruction: HB 1886, SB 5673
EDUCATIONAL SERVICE DISTRICTS  (See SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
EDUCATOR STANDARDS BOARD, PROFESSIONAL  (See PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR STANDARDS BOARD)
ELECTIONS  ELECTIONS RSS Feed
               (See also PORT DISTRICTS; SECRETARY OF STATE)
Administrators, certification programs, elections professionals qualifications for: HB 2077
Ballot measures, fiscal impact statements for, deadline for preparing: SHB 1981
Ballots and ballot return boxes, damaging or tampering with, criminalizing: HB 1472, SHB 1472, * SB 5336, CH 283 (2017)
Ballots, drop boxes for, in all communities: HB 1785, HB 2080, HB 2081, SB 5472, * SSB 5472, CH 327 (2017)
Ballots, drop boxes for, in all communities, role of counties and state: HB 2173
Ballots, prepaid postage for: SB 5019, SSB 5019
Ballots, uniform format, development and implementation: HB 1785, HB 2079, SB 5126
Campaigns, contributions, by foreign nationals-controlled corporations, prohibiting: SB 5570
Campaigns, contributions, by persons claiming tax preferences, prohibition, when : SB 5865
Campaigns, contributions, excluding from B&O tax deduction, when: SB 5313, SSB 5313
Campaigns, contributions, from one political committee to another, limiting: SB 5108
Campaigns, contributions, incidental committee requirements: HB 1807, ESHB 1807, SB 5219, SB 5991
Campaigns, contributions, political committee requirements: HB 1834, SHB 1834
Campaigns, contributions, regulating, U.S. constitutional amendment: SJM 8001
Campaigns, contributions, regulating, U.S. constitutional amendment convention: HJM 4003, SJM 8000
Campaigns, contributions, reporting dates and/or monetary thresholds, various: HB 1834, SHB 1834, HB 1835
Campaigns, contributions, to candidates for governor by certain labor organizations: HB 1891, SB 5533, SSB 5533
Campaigns, contributions, to candidates for governor by political committees, when: SSB 5533
Campaigns, contributions, to local candidates by certain labor organizations: SB 5865
Campaigns, contributions, to state candidates by contractors, when: SB 5865
Campaigns, finance disclosure, DISCLOSE act of 2017: HB 1807, ESHB 1807, SB 5219
Campaigns, finance disclosure, DISCLOSE act of 2018: SB 5991
Campaigns, legislators, mailings and public resources use, post-election: HB 2106, * SHB 2106, CH 7 (2017)
Candidacy, declarations of, filing: HB 1470, HB 2082, SB 5337
Candidacy, declarations of, filing when incumbent withdraws, deadline: SB 5645, ESSB 5645
Costs, of state primary or general election, state's prorated share of, when: HB 1903, SB 5311, SSB 5311
County commissioners, election of: HB 1535
District elections, noncharter county redistricting and county commissioners: HB 1535
District-based elections, authority for political subdivisions to conduct: SB 5068
District-based elections, political subdivision authority for: HB 1800, HB 1934, SB 5067, SB 5267, SB 6002
Districts, precinct boundaries and redistricting plan submission: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5398, SSB 5398
Pre-primary to general election, legislative ethics board actions, restricting: HB 1994
Presidential electors, provisions: HB 1327, HB 1696
Presidential primaries, provisions: HB 1469, HB 2082, SB 5333, SB 5956
Primaries, various, timing of: HB 2082
Recall petitions, signature gatherers for, entities that compensate, disclosure: HB 1537, SB 5397
Reconciliation reports, county auditors and secretary of state duties: * EHB 1507, CH 300 (2017), HB 1785
School district bonds and payment levies, allowing simple majority to authorize: HJR 4204
School district bonds and payment levies, requiring simple majority to authorize: HB 1778, HJR 4203, SB 5076, SJR 8202
School district bonds and payment levies, simple majority in general election for: HB 1779
Special elections, dates for, limiting: HB 2083
Superdelegates to national political party nominating conventions, prohibiting: SB 5956
Supreme court, justices, delaying next election of: HB 2181
Vote tallying equipment, master contract for county purchasing of: HB 1785, HB 2079, SB 5126
Vote tallying equipment, replacement and maintenance standards: HB 1785, HB 2078
Vote tallying equipment, replacement fund, county auditor establishment of: SB 5126
Vote tallying equipment, replacement fund, county or city establishment of: HB 2079
Voters' pamphlet, local measure pro and con arguments, committee to prepare: SB 5151
Voters' pamphlet, revenue equity statements with effective tax rate of measures: HB 1981, SHB 1981
Voters, date of birth in registration records, disclosure exemption: SB 5982
Voting, ballots returned electronically, allowing: HB 1342
Voting, polling place voting, county authority to establish and conduct: SB 5473
Voting, preregistration for 16- and 17-year-olds: HB 1513, ESHB 1513, SB 5110
Voting, preregistration for 17-year-olds: HB 1471, SB 5335
Voting, registration, automatic at qualified agencies, process for: SB 5857
Voting, registration, automatic, enhanced driver's license and identicard applicants: SB 5469
Voting, registration, deadline for: HB 1468, HB 2084, HB 2085, SB 5192, SSB 5192, SB 5334
Voting, registration, in-person, deadline for: HB 1727, HB 2084
Voting, registration, landlords to provide new tenants with information: SB 5480
Voting, registration, work group on practices, standards, and strategies: HB 1785
Voting, signing up to register, when: HB 1471, HB 1513, ESHB 1513, SB 5335
Voting, systems in state, survey and replacement standards: HB 1785, HB 2078
Voting, Washington voting rights act of 2017, protected class equal opportunity: HB 1800, HB 1934, SB 5067, SB 5267
Voting, Washington voting rights act of 2018, protected class equal opportunity: SB 6002
Women's suffrage, national, commemoration of centennial of, preparations for: HB 2007, SB 5780
Women's suffrage, national, women's history consortium role in commemorating: HB 2007, SB 5780
ELECTRIC VEHICLES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES)
ELECTRICAL BOARD  (See ELECTRICIANS)
ELECTRICIANS  ELECTRICIANS RSS Feed
               
Board, electrical, members of: ESHB 1952
Contractors, electrical, vehicle identification requirements, instituting: HB 1855
Electrical rules, nonadministrative, adoption voting requirement: HB 1430, SB 5304
Inspectors, electrical, inspecting marijuana processor's premises, when: HB 1920
Licensing/certification rules, state, city and town enforcement, when: HB 1952, ESHB 1952
Marijuana processor's facilities, wiring and equipment, requirements and inspection: SHB 1920
Specialty electricians, certification of various, work experience alternatives for: HB 2123, SB 5860
Specialty electricians, EL06/EL07 exams, military electronics rating applicants: HB 2123
Specialty electricians, HVAC/refrigeration, hours of work experience for: HB 2123, SB 5860
State agency employees doing the work of electricians, licensing/certification of: HB 1871
ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS  ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also APPLIANCES; COMPUTERS; TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Children's or consumer products, high priority chemicals in, notice of: HB 1596
Digital products, fair servicing and repair of: HB 2279
Electronic alcohol monitoring devices for offenders, tax exemptions for: HB 1423
Electronic waste recycling program, collection services via: HB 1226
Electronic waste recycling program, various provisions: HB 1824, ESHB 1824, SB 5136
Secondhand dealers, purchasing secondhand products via automated kiosk: * HB 1623, CH 169 (2017)
Sensing devices, extraordinary, government agency use: HB 1102
ELEVATORS  (See CONVEYANCES)
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES RSS Feed
               (See also 211 INFORMATION SYSTEM; EMERGENCY, STATE OF; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; NATURAL DISASTERS; OIL AND GAS)
Ambulance service, as part of fire protection district formation, when: * ESSB 5628, CH 328 (2017)
Ambulance services, medicaid payment for, relation to medicare rate: HB 2112, SB 5823
Ambulance services, municipal, using driver without medical training, when: SB 5751
Ambulance services, municipal/volunteer, driver without medical training, when: * ESSB 5751, CH 70 (2017)
Behavioral health, crisis intervention response team pilot project, creating: HB 2234, SB 5970
Catastrophic incidents, continuity of government planning: HB 2263, SB 6011
Catastrophic incidents, continuity of governmental operations: HJR 4210, SJR 8211
Communication plans, life safety information for limited-English proficient persons: * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Cybersecurity, coordinating emergency management with, task force on: HB 2086
Elk-vehicle collision on highway, reimbursement of emergency response agency: HB 1726, SB 5078
Emergencies, person with disability at scene, 911 personnel and first responder awareness: HB 1258
Emergencies, person with disability at scene, enhanced 911 and secure web site: * SHB 1258, CH 295 (2017)
Emergency medical facilities, sexual assault examination reimbursement, when: HB 2102
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling events and school shows: HB 1420
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling school shows: * SHB 1420, CH 46 (2017)
Emergency medical technicians, public hospital district, LEOFF credit, when: HB 2187, HB 2202, * SHB 2202, CH 309 (2017), ESSB 5659
Emergency medical technicians, public hospital district, LEOFF membership, when: HB 1932, HB 2187, HB 2202, * SHB 2202, CH 309 (2017), SB 5659, ESSB 5659
Emergency responders, their occupation as, malicious harassment because of: HB 1693
Emergency rooms, patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990
Equipment, surplus U.S. government, for Cascadia earthquake and tsunami: SJM 8010
First responders killed in line of duty, spouses of, property tax exemption: SB 5104, SSB 5104
First responders, building mapping system for, to include school buildings: HB 1982
First responders, notifying schools of evacuation or lockdown, requirements: HB 1982
Management plans, nuclear attack planning in, removing prohibition on: HB 2214, SB 5936
Medical services, balance billing by out-of-network providers, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Medical services, in- and out-of-network providers at facilities, requirements: HB 1870, SB 5654
Notices, about emergencies and disasters, for limited-English-proficient persons: HB 1540, SHB 1540, 2SHB 1540, SB 5046, * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Oil transport, spill plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1611, SHB 1611, 2SHB 1611, SB 5462
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance for, creating: HB 1698, SHB 1698
School emergencies, statewide panic button program, establishing: HB 1284
State and local government, continuity of operations: HJR 4210, SJR 8211
State and local government, continuity of planning by: HB 2263, SB 6011
Volunteers, from professional or trade associations, liability immunity: HB 1277, SB 5185, * SSB 5185, CH 36 (2017)
EMERGENCY, STATE OF  EMERGENCY, STATE OF RSS Feed
               (See also EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; NATURAL DISASTERS)
Cybersecurity incidents, state of emergency, governor authority to proclaim: HB 1419
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990
Firearms, lawful possession during emergency: HB 1004
Waiver or suspension of statutory obligations or limitations, governor authority for: HB 2042, SB 6006
Wildfires, 2015, emergency appropriations from budget stabilization account for: HB 1613
Wildfires, 2016, emergency appropriations from budget stabilization account for: * EHB 2190, CH 29 (2017), HB 2191, SB 5895
EMINENT DOMAIN  EMINENT DOMAIN RSS Feed
               
Economic development, eminent domain use for, prohibiting, when: HB 1454, SB 5445
Relocation assistance, fair and equitable treatment for impacted persons: * SB 5049, CH 213 (2017)
Relocation assistance, for persons displaced by agency property acquisitions: * HB 1615, CH 12 (2017), SB 5365
EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES  (See BUSINESSES)
EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES  EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES RSS Feed
               (See also BUSINESSES; LABOR; LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT; PROFESSIONS; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION; VOCATIONAL EDUCATION; WAGES AND HOURS; WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION; WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD)
Agricultural/farm products labor, break time/rest period remedial compensation: ESB 5720
Agricultural/farm products labor, production-based safe harbor compensation for: HB 2049
Bullying in workplace, subjecting to abusive work environment, unfair labor practice: SB 5423
Child support, income withholding orders, funds remittance by electronic means: HB 2188, SB 5597
Communications, between workers about wages/employment, intending to protect: SB 5836
Communications, between workers concerning wages and employment, protecting: HB 1447, EHB 1506, SHB 1506, SB 5140, SB 5344
Contracting agents, workers providing services via, qualified benefit providers for: HB 2109
Criminal record, employer prematurely asking applicant about, enforcement: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
Criminal records, employment laws concerning, state preemption of field of: ESSB 5312
Customized employment training program, Washington, repealing expiration of: HB 1130, * SHB 1130, CH 21 (2017), SB 5381, SSB 5381
Family and medical leave, ombuds office for, establishing: * SSB 5975, CH 5 (2017)
Family and medical leave, paid, insurance program for, creating: * SSB 5975, CH 5 (2017)
Family and medical leave, paid, insurance program for, employee opt-out: SB 5983
Family leave insurance, modifying and adding medical leave to: HB 1116, SHB 1116, SB 5032
Family leave, as paid leave for additional situations, legislative findings: SB 5829
Family leave, paid, benefits for multiple reasons, instituting: SB 5149
Family leave/insurance, replacing with paid family and medical leave insurance: * SSB 5975, CH 5 (2017)
Firing or not hiring, due to lawful off-duty conduct, prohibitions, when: SB 5667
Franchisors, not employers of franchisees or franchisee employees: HB 1881
Gifts from employers to employees, based on marital status, allowing, when: HB 1947
Income source, as tenant, landlord expelling or refusing to rent due to, prohibiting: HB 1633, SB 5407
Internships, youth internship pilot program for certain employers: HB 2275
Local laws and contracts, application to unionized and nonunionized employees: HB 1143
Marijuana, medical use, hiring and accommodation of patient by employer: HB 1094
Noncompetition agreements, enforceable or unenforceable, when: EHB 1967
Noncompetition agreements, voiding, when: SB 5756
Ombuds for employers interacting with L&I, creating: SB 5719, SSB 5719
Pregnant women, pregnancy and childbirth workplace accommodations: HB 1448, SB 5299, SB 5531, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnant women, pregnancy workplace accommodations: HB 1796, ESHB 1796
Professional employer services/organizations, B&O tax deduction, repealing: SB 5821
Prospective employee, wage or salary history, restricting employer inquiries: HB 1533, SB 5555
Retaliation and discrimination against employees, protections: HB 1301, SB 5528
Sexual assault/harassment nondisclosure requirement, prohibiting: SB 5996
Telework, incentives for employers: SB 6016
Unions, intimidating employee to become member, prohibiting: SB 5692
Unions, requiring employee membership or dues/fees payment, prohibiting: SB 5692
Unions, support or activities, employer action against employee for, consequences: HB 1941, SB 5774
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT  EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Family and medical leave, ombuds office for, establishing, ESD role: * SSB 5975, CH 5 (2017)
Family and medical leave, paid, insurance program for, creating, ESD role: * SSB 5975, CH 5 (2017)
Family and medical leave, paid, insurance program for, employee opt-out: SB 5983
Family leave insurance, adding paid family leave benefits, department role: SB 5149
Long-term services and supports trust program, department role: HB 1636
Overpayment, when labor lockout back pay award, employer repayment, ESD role: HB 1942, SB 5773
School district employees, cost-of-living increases, ESD comparable wage analysis: SB 5297
Worker readjustment program and account, creating, department role: HB 2146
ENERGY  ENERGY RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; HEATING AND HEATERS; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; UTILITIES)
Carbon reduction investment fund, project awards from, when: HB 2230, SB 5930
Carbon reduction investments, in rural manufacturing, incentives for: SB 5918
Clean energy districts, creating, authority for: HB 1964
Coal-fired plants, transition to natural gas or biomass, tax exemptions for: HB 1497, SB 5439
Dams, on Columbia river, requesting that federal officials prevent breaching of: SJM 8004
Distributed energy and electric distribution efficiency, companies to enable: HB 1233
Electricity generation, sources "renewable" and not "renewable," requirements: HB 1334
Electricity, sales to silicon smelters, tax preferences for: HB 1403, SHB 1403, SB 5515, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Geothermal resources, exploration for, permitting process, revising: SB 5470, * ESSB 5470, CH 259 (2017)
Hydroelectric generation, as renewable energy resource: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1360, SB 5232
Nuclear energy, as qualified alternative energy resource: SB 5467
Nuclear energy, principles guiding state energy policy to include: SB 5468
Nuclear energy, small modular reactors, B&O tax exemption for manufacturers: SB 5475
Nuclear energy, small modular reactors, manufacturing and selling, tax exemptions: SSB 5475, 2SSB 5475
Renewable energy system cost recovery program, modifications: HB 1048, SHB 1048, HB 2281, SB 5027, SB 5499, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Renewable energy systems, distributed, consumer access to: HB 1233, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Renewable resource, development of, projects of statewide significance for: SB 5621
Renewable resource, eligible, defining: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1519, * ESB 5128, CH 315 (2017), SB 5918
Solar companies, community, registration and certification of: * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar energy modules, recycling: HB 1048, SHB 1048, SB 5027, SB 5499, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar energy silicon manufacturing and wholesaling, preferential B&O tax rate: SB 5260, SSB 5260, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Solar energy systems, shared commercial solar projects, role of utilities: SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar energy systems, tax preferences: HB 1048, SHB 1048, SB 5027, SB 5499, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar gardens, community, electrical company or utility operation: HB 2280
ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT  ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODE COUNCIL; BUILDINGS, STATE; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Building code council, DES role, expanding: HB 1436, HB 1622, SHB 1622, SB 5412, SB 5500, SSB 5500
Buildings, new public, using cross-laminated timber, DES role: SB 5379
Capitol campus, parking on, rules, infractions, and adjudication, DES role: HB 1852, SB 5672
Contracts, "contracting out" assessment and contractor ethical standards, DES role: HB 1851, ESHB 1851
Director of DES, to be appointed by new state capitol executive committee: SB 5922
Functions of DES, transferring to OFM in certain cases: SB 5915, SSB 5915
Growth management hearings board, materials transfer to DES due to eliminating: HB 1350
Human resources, transferring certain DES functions to OFM: SB 5915, SSB 5915
Information technology procurement, consulting with chief information officer: HB 1787, SHB 1787, SB 5572, SSB 5572, SB 5915
Information technology, contract operations, DES excellence assessments of: SSB 5572
Risk management, office of, public hospital benefit entities, self-insurance: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Spoken language interpreter services, from language access providers, DES role: HB 1869, SB 5682
State agency facilities and real estate, aligning certain DES and OFM functions: HB 1828, SB 5089
State agency loss prevention reviews, modifying, DES role: HB 1323, ESHB 1323, SB 5173, * ESSB 5173, CH 318 (2017)
State capitol executive committee, establishing with certain oversight of DES: SB 5922
Urban development areas, DES-owned property within, inventory of: HB 1752
ENVIRONMENT  ENVIRONMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT)
Projects of statewide significance, for environmental conservation: SB 5621
SEPA, environmental impact mitigation, limits of authority to require: HB 1009
SEPA, environmental impact mitigation, priority of local authority: HB 1013
SEPA, environmental impact statements, DFW lands management exemption: HB 2175
SEPA, environmental impact statements, report concerning: * SHB 1086, CH 289 (2017)
SEPA, environmental impact statements, time limit: HB 1086, * SHB 1086, CH 289 (2017), SB 5438, SSB 5438
SEPA, exemptions, development proposals consistent with plans or programs: HB 1745
SEPA, exemptions, hazardous substance independent and other remedial actions: SB 5943
SEPA, exemptions, lead agency right-of-way allowable uses amendments, when: HB 1589
SEPA, exemptions, pedestrian sidewalk and path construction, when: HB 1268
SEPA, hazardous substance independent remedial actions, integrated process: SB 5170
SEPA, local project permits and review, vested rights and controlling in: HB 2100
SEPA, low-income housing development, noncompliance challenge exception: HB 1740, SHB 1740
SEPA, planned action in area with major transit stop, environmental impact: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Urban growth areas, environmental protection land exchange act: HB 1774
Workforce for environment sector, assessing to aid educational program planning: HB 1404, SHB 1404, SB 5285, SSB 5285, * 2SSB 5285, CH 182 (2017)
EQUALIZATION, COUNTY BOARDS OF  (See TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
ESTATE TAX  (See TAXES - ESTATE TAX)
ESTATES  (See ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE; TAXES - ESTATE TAX)
ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE  ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE RSS Feed
               (See also TAXES - ESTATE TAX)
Administration of estate, services to be provided by office of public guardianship: HB 1139, SB 5447
Guardianship, incapacitated persons, communication and visitation rights: HB 1402, SHB 1402, * 2SHB 1402, CH 268 (2017), SB 5577, SSB 5577, 2SSB 5577
Guardianship, incapacitated persons, complaints investigation pilot program: SB 5690
Guardianship, incapacitated persons, guardian notification of certain others: HB 1402, SHB 1402, * 2SHB 1402, CH 268 (2017), SB 5577, SSB 5577, 2SSB 5577
Guardianship, incapacitated persons, restricting contact with others, when: SB 5685
Guardianships, incapacitated persons, less restrictive alternative option, when: * SB 5691, CH 271 (2017)
Transfers and obligations, incurred by debtor, uniform voidable transactions act: * SB 5085, CH 57 (2017)
Trusts, first and second, decanting power of trustee, new chapter: SB 5012, * SSB 5012, CH 29 (2017)
ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT  ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT RSS Feed
               (See also EXECUTIVE ETHICS BOARD; JUDICIAL CONDUCT, COMMISSION ON; LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD)
Boards, ethics, decision-making timeline for ethics violation complaints: HB 2119
Complaints, correspondence concerning, delivery with notice of receipt: HB 1950, SB 5796
Legislators, mailings and public resources use, post-election: HB 2106, * SHB 2106, CH 7 (2017)
Legislators, mailings and public resources use, pre-election: SB 5843
State agencies, agency ethics plans, adopting: SB 5065, SSB 5065, 2SSB 5065
State employees and officers, postemployment disclosure statement and waiver: HB 1159, SB 5120, SSB 5120, SB 5737
State officers and employees, postemployment disclosure statement, uniform: HB 1159, SB 5120, SSB 5120, SB 5737
EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE, THE  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
EVIDENCE  (See CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
EXCISE TAXES  (See TAXES - EXCISE)
EXECUTIVE ETHICS BOARD  EXECUTIVE ETHICS BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT)
Advisory opinions, written, issuance by board, when: HB 2105
Complaints, board decision-making timeline for: HB 2119
Complaints, correspondence concerning, delivery with notice of receipt: HB 1950, SB 5796
Jurisdiction of board, statutes and rules at time of alleged violation: HB 2118
Postemployment requirements, waiver of, board rule adoption: HB 1159, SB 5120, SSB 5120, SB 5737
EYE CARE  (See HEALTH CARE)