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EARLY LEARNING  (See CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT; 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, employee educational requirements, DEL negotiated rule making: SB 6533
Child care centers, firearms and weapons in, restrictions: HB 2293
Child care centers, licensing of marijuana business near, prohibiting: HB 2238, HB 2483, SB 6348
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, firearms and weapons in, restrictions: HB 2293
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)
Facilities, funding of, from Puget Sound taxpayer accountability account: HB 2488, HB 2985, SB 6306
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, community appeals boards to review, establishing: HB 1957
Licensing, DEL decisions, mediation/mediators when adverse: HB 2013, SHB 2013
Preschools, licensing of marijuana business near, prohibiting: HB 2238, HB 2483, SB 6348
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)
EARTHQUAKES  (See NATURAL DISASTERS)
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
Aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, ecology role: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, ecology role: HB 2418, HB 2956, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Architectural paint recovery program, creation, department role: HB 1376, SHB 1376, SB 5419
Bridges, structurally deficient, SEPA categorical exemption, ecology role: SB 6069
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
Carbon pollution tax and clean energy investment program, ecology role: SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels and electricity, ecology role: SB 6096
Climate change data, protecting against federal censorship, ecology role: SB 6104
Electronic products manufacturers, high priority chemicals, notice of, ecology role: HB 2632
Environmental impact statements, by agencies, department report: * SHB 1086, CH 289 (2017)
Environmental quality data, protecting against federal censorship, ecology role: SB 6104
Firefighting foam, class B, with PFAS chemicals, prohibitions, ecology role: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Firefighting personal protective equipment, with PFAS chemicals, requirements: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Flows, instream, voluntary regional agreements by ecology, extending expiration: * SB 6125, CH 72 (2018)
Flows, minimum instream, approving uses that impair, department authority: SB 5003
Food and forest products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133, SHB 2133
Fuels, for transportation, carbon-intensity limits, department rule making: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Greenhouse gas emissions, certain department consulting requirement, repealing: SB 5172
Greenhouse gas emissions, clean fuels program carbon-intensity limits, ecology role: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Greenhouse gas emissions, department reporting requirements: SHB 1144, 2SHB 1144, E3SHB 1144
Greenhouse gas emissions, in-state, regulating and reporting, ecology role: HB 2879
Greenhouse gas emissions, limits, department role: SB 6096
Greenhouse gas emissions, limits, department role in revising: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Greenhouse gas emissions, reducing, certain fee deposit contingencies: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Groundwater withdrawals, for low-income housing, waiving fees for, ecology role: HB 2575
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, HB 2740, HB 2766, 2E2SSB 5239, SB 6316
Hazardous substance remediation, effect of climate change on, ecology to consider: SB 6422
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, licenses, additional fee, for product testing laboratories accreditation: 2SHB 2227
Marijuana, producer and processor premises, masking odors from, ecology role: HB 1911, SHB 1911
Marijuana, product testing laboratories, accreditation of, department role: SHB 2227, 2SHB 2227
Mineral prospecting, motorized, pollutant discharge general permit, issuance: HB 1106
Mining, small scale motorized, pollutant discharge elimination general permit, issuance: SB 6412
Oil transport, plans, notice, financial responsibility, and response, ecology role: HB 1611, SHB 1611, 2SHB 1611, SB 5462
Oil transport, spill contingency plans, management, emergency response, ecology role: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Paints, antifouling, environmental impacts of, reporting on, ecology role: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, safer alternatives, ecology role: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
Pollutant discharge elimination permits, treating nonagency individuals equitably: HB 2140, HB 2141
Pollutants, sources of toxic air, emission values table, updating, ecology role: HB 2602
Pollutants, sources of toxic air, near certain port, ecology role in study of: HB 2603
Pollution fee, on large emitters, ecology role: SB 6629
Puget Sound, nearshore areas, toxic substance removal, report on, ecology role: SB 6422
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
Recyclable materials, guidelines for, ecology role in developing: SHB 2914
Recycling practices, public outreach to improve, ecology role: SHB 2914, E2SHB 2914
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
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, ecology role: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, ecology role: HB 2418, HB 2956, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, escapement, impact on native salmon, ecology role in studying: SSB 6086
Sediment management demonstration project in Pierce county, department role: HB 1660, SB 5611
Solid waste stream analysis, including reporting requirements, ecology role: HB 2380
Solid waste stream, evaluation/analysis to include recycling, ecology role: HB 2914, SHB 2914, E2SHB 2914
Standards, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent, ecology role: SB 6083
Toxics control accounts, state/local, hazardous substance tax revenue report: SHB 2182, SB 6463
Vehicle maintenance improvement program, creating, ecology role: HB 2899, SHB 2899
Vessel traffic and safety, in certain marine waters, report of, ecology role: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Vessels, towing vessel for emergency response, and response system, ecology role: SB 6267
Waste sites, independent remedial actions, procedural requirements exemptions: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Wasted food and food waste, plan and strategies for reducing, ecology role: HB 2411
Wasted food and food waste, plan and strategies for reducing/diverting, ecology role: SHB 2411
Wastewater, publicly owned industrial treatment facilities, pollution control loans to: HB 2838, * SB 6367, CH 152 (2018)
Wastewater, treatment plant operator certification account, department role: HB 1267, * SB 5162, CH 35 (2017)
Wastewater, treatment plant operator certification, fees, department role: HB 2298, * SHB 2298, CH 213 (2018), SB 6325, SSB 6325
Water code violations, penalties for, when landowner's lessee at fault, ecology role: HB 2916, SB 6279
Water in WRIAs 3 and 4, resolving shortage for development, ecology role: HB 2937
Water in WRIAs, maps of legal availability of, department role: HB 1918
Water infrastructure program, establishing, ecology role: SB 6588
Water right permits, applications, water recharging 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, Columbia river basin, voluntary regional agreements by ecology, extending: * SB 6125, CH 72 (2018)
Water, noncommercial garden and domestic uses, ecology rule making: HB 1918
Water, reclaimed, group A systems and permittees, ecology assistance for: SHB 2743
Watershed restoration and enhancement program, establishing, ecology role: SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Waterways, cross-boundary, Salish Sea shared waters forum, establishing, ecology role: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL  ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Businesses, small, B&O tax surcharge, recalculating, council role: SHB 2940
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
Revenue forecasts, official, optimistic, and pessimistic, requirements for: SB 6355
Tax limitation factor to control state revenue growth rate, computing: SB 6355
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT  ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; LOCAL GOVERNMENT)
Business ecosystems areas and area financing for local public improvements: SB 6499
Business improvement districts, purposes, procedures, and authority of: HB 1823
Economic growth commission, Washington state, establishing: SB 6236, SSB 6236, 2SSB 6236
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, SB 6631
Investment projects, producing or utilizing small modular nuclear reactors, tax deferrals: SB 6631
Manufacturing and production occupations, investing deferred sales tax in training for: SB 6481
Manufacturing facilities, sales tax deferral on construction/expenditure costs of: SB 6481
Projects of statewide significance, designation of and tax credit for investments in: SB 6538
Projects of statewide significance, for economic development: SB 5621
Rural communities, food and forest products infrastructure, supporting: HB 2133, SHB 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
Powers and duties, various, exchanging and aligning with OSPI: HB 2824, * SHB 2824, CH 177 (2018), SB 6427
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; REDISTRICTING COMMISSION; SECRETARY OF STATE)
Administration of elections, election costs legislative task force, convening: HB 2529
Administrators, certification programs, elections professionals qualifications for: HB 2077
Advisory vote, measure on ballot for, re-positioning or removing: HB 2428
Advisory vote, measure on ballot for, re-positioning or removing, studying: ESHB 2704
Advisory votes, revenue equity statements and tax regressivity grades, instituting: HB 2936
Annexation, of city/town or unincorporated area, voting provisions: HB 2789
Ballot measures, fiscal impact statements for, deadline for preparing: SHB 1981, HB 2936
Ballot measures, revenue equity statements and tax regressivity grades, instituting: HB 2936
Ballots and ballot return boxes, damaging or tampering with, criminalizing: HB 1472, SHB 1472, * SB 5336, CH 283 (2017)
Ballots and envelopes, county auditor's name on, prohibitions: HB 2567
Ballots and provisional ballots, issuance by county auditors: HB 2680, SB 6249
Ballots, drop boxes for, in all communities: HB 1785, HB 2080, HB 2081, HB 2680, SB 5472, * SSB 5472, CH 327 (2017), SB 6249
Ballots, drop boxes for, in all communities, role of counties and state: HB 2173
Ballots, drop boxes for, requirements for certain counties: HB 2359
Ballots, drop boxes for, siting requirement waivers, when: HB 2546, SB 6357
Ballots, management of space on, improving: HB 2704, ESHB 2704
Ballots, prepaid postage for: HB 2378, SB 5019, SSB 5019
Ballots, prepaid postage for, studying: HB 2432
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, ESSB 5108
Campaigns, contributions, incidental committee requirements: HB 1807, ESHB 1807, HB 2455, SB 5219, SB 5991, * SSB 5991, CH 111 (2018)
Campaigns, contributions, political committee requirements: HB 1834, SHB 1834, HB 2938
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, * ESHB 2938, CH 304 (2018) PV
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, contributors, disclosure of top 5, in communications or advertising: ESSB 5108
Campaigns, finance disclosure, administration of RCW 42.17A, appropriations for: * ESHB 2938, CH 304 (2018) PV
Campaigns, finance disclosure, DISCLOSE act of 2017: HB 1807, ESHB 1807, SB 5219
Campaigns, finance disclosure, DISCLOSE act of 2018: HB 2455, SB 5991, * SSB 5991, CH 111 (2018)
Campaigns, finance disclosure, reporting, enforcement, and remediable violations: HB 2938, * ESHB 2938, CH 304 (2018) PV
Campaigns, finance disclosure, simplifying statutes to focus on major violations: * ESHB 2938, CH 304 (2018) PV
Campaigns, legislators, emailed updates during regular legislative sessions, prohibiting: HB 2961
Campaigns, legislators, mailings and public resources use, post-election: HB 2106, * SHB 2106, CH 7 (2017)
Campaigns, treasurers for, training course for: SB 6161, ESSB 6161
Candidacy, declarations of, filing: HB 1470, HB 2082, HB 2534, SB 5337, SB 6193
Candidacy, declarations of, filing for write-in candidates: HB 2478, * SB 6058, CH 187 (2018) PV
Candidacy, declarations of, filing when incumbent withdraws, deadline: SB 5645, ESSB 5645
Candidacy, declarations of, restrictions based on consanguinity and affinity: HB 2668
Canvassing and certifying after various elections, deadlines: HB 2534, SB 6193
Congressional vacancy, filing and elections for: HB 2534, SB 6193
Costs, of state primary or general election, state's prorated share of, when: HB 1903, HB 2375, SB 5311, SSB 5311
County commissioners, election of: HB 1535, HB 2887, * SHB 2887, CH 301 (2018), SB 6512
District elections, noncharter county redistricting and county commissioners: HB 1535, HB 2887, * SHB 2887, CH 301 (2018), SB 6512
District-based elections, political subdivision authority for: HB 1800, SHB 1800, HB 1934, HB 1999, SHB 1999, SB 5067, SB 5068, SB 5267, SB 6002, * ESSB 6002, CH 113 (2018), SB 6255
Districts, precinct boundaries and redistricting plan submission: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5398, SSB 5398
Districts, redistricting plan submission: HB 2962
Districts, two representatives districts in each senate district, creating: SB 6244
Elections infrastructure, continuity of election operations plans: HB 2528, * SHB 2528, CH 26 (2018)
Elections policy committee, legislative, creating: HB 2526
Foreign entities, security breaches of election systems or data by: HB 2999
Irrigation districts, elections, modifying for general election law consistency: HB 2675
Parties, political, county and state committee chairs/vice chairs, gender identity of: HB 2459
Pre-primary to general election, legislative ethics board actions, restricting: HB 1994
Precinct boundaries, adjustment, county auditor role: HB 2534, SB 6193
Presidential electors, provisions: HB 1327, HB 1696, HB 2760, SB 6191
Presidential primaries, provisions: HB 1469, SHB 1469, HB 2082, SB 5333, SB 5956
Primaries, eliminating via proportional voting system adoption: HB 2746, SB 6402
Primaries, for metropolitan park district commissioners, discontinuing: HB 2704, ESHB 2704
Primaries, various, timing of: HB 2082, HB 2534, SB 6193
Recall petitions, signature gatherers for, entities that compensate, disclosure: HB 1537, SHB 1537, SB 5397, ESSB 5397
Reconciliation reports, county auditors and secretary of state duties: * EHB 1507, CH 300 (2017), HB 1785
Reconciliation reports, county auditors, duties of: * ESHB 2406, CH 218 (2018)
School district bonds and payment levies, allowing simple majority to authorize: HJR 4204
School district bonds and payment levies, minimum 55% of voters to authorize: SB 6246, SSB 6246, SJR 8213
School district bonds and payment levies, notice for election, contents of: SSB 6246
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
Special elections, resolution calling for, deadline: HB 2534, SB 6193
Superdelegates to national political party nominating conventions, prohibiting: SB 5956
Supreme court, justices, delaying next election of: HB 2181
Vote tallying equipment, audits and random checks: * ESHB 2406, CH 218 (2018)
Vote tallying equipment, audits, expanding when discrepancy noted: HB 2387, HB 2406, * ESHB 2406, CH 218 (2018), SB 6202
Vote tallying equipment, audits, options and requirements: HB 2406, * ESHB 2406, CH 218 (2018), SB 6202
Vote tallying equipment, master contract for county purchasing of: HB 1785, HB 2079, SB 5126
Vote tallying equipment, random check procedures, surveying and evaluating: HB 2527
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, local, county auditor's name in, prohibitions: HB 2567
Voters' pamphlet, revenue equity statements with effective tax rate of measures: HB 1981, SHB 1981
Voters' pamphlet, state, secretary of state's name in, prohibitions: HB 2567
Voters, date of birth in registration records, disclosure exemption: SB 5982
Voters, registered, change of address information: HB 2680, SB 6249
Voters, registered, statewide voter registration database, when compliant: HB 2680, SB 6249
Voting systems, proportional, adoption: HB 2746, SB 6402
Voting, alternative electronic methods: HB 2428
Voting, ballots returned electronically, allowing: HB 1342, HB 2614
Voting, ballots returned electronically, allowing and auditing, when: SHB 2614
Voting, future voter program: * 2SHB 1513, CH 109 (2018)
Voting, in primary if eighteen by general election: SB 6200
Voting, polling place voting, county authority to establish and conduct: SB 5473
Voting, preregistration at birth, procedures: HB 2595, SHB 2595, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, preregistration for 16- and 17-year-olds: HB 1513, ESHB 1513, * 2SHB 1513, CH 109 (2018), SB 5110
Voting, preregistration for 17-year-olds: HB 1471, SB 5335
Voting, registration, automatic at birth, studying: SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, registration, automatic at qualified agencies, process for: HB 2595, SHB 2595, * E2SHB 2595, CH 110 (2018), SB 5857, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, registration, automatic, at department of licensing: 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, registration, automatic, enhanced driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2595, SHB 2595, * E2SHB 2595, CH 110 (2018), SB 5469, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, registration, automatic, feasibility of, health benefit exchange to study: SHB 2595
Voting, registration, automatic, of naturalized citizens, studying: HB 2595, SHB 2595, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Voting, registration, deadline for: HB 1468, HB 2084, HB 2085, HB 2680, SB 5192, SSB 5192, SB 5334, SB 6249
Voting, registration, expedited recording: HB 2297, SHB 2297, SB 6021, * SSB 6021, CH 112 (2018)
Voting, registration, future voter program: HB 2433, SSB 5110, SB 6092
Voting, registration, in-person locations for: HB 2297, SHB 2297, SB 6021, * SSB 6021, CH 112 (2018)
Voting, registration, in-person, deadline for: HB 1727, HB 2084
Voting, registration, in-person, requirements: HB 2680, SB 6249
Voting, registration, landlords to provide new tenants with information: SB 5480
Voting, registration, signing up, enhanced driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2433, SSB 5110, SB 6092
Voting, registration, to vote in primary if eighteen by general election: SB 6200
Voting, registration, work group on practices, standards, and strategies: HB 1785
Voting, signature stamp use for: SB 6190
Voting, signing up to register, when: HB 1471, HB 1513, ESHB 1513, * 2SHB 1513, CH 109 (2018), SB 5335
Voting, systems in state, survey and replacement standards: HB 1785, HB 2078
Voting, systems, security breach disclosure by manufacturer or distributor: HB 2388, HB 2406, * ESHB 2406, CH 218 (2018), SB 6202
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: SHB 1800, SB 6002, * ESSB 6002, CH 113 (2018)
Women's suffrage, national, commemoration of centennial of, preparations for: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Women's suffrage, national, women's commission role in commemorating: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018)
Women's suffrage, national, women's history consortium role in commemorating: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Write-in candidates, provisions: HB 2478, * SB 6058, CH 187 (2018) PV
ELECTRIC VEHICLES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES)
ELECTRICAL BOARD  (See ELECTRICIANS)
ELECTRICIANS  ELECTRICIANS RSS Feed
               
Board, electrical, hearings before: * ESHB 1952, CH 240 (2018)
Certificates of competency, journey level, apprenticeship program requirement: SB 6126, * SSB 6126, CH 249 (2018)
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, CH 240 (2018)
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)
Cameras, body, worn by law enforcement officers or jail or detention personnel: HB 2893, * SB 6408, CH 285 (2018)
Children's or consumer products, high priority chemicals in, notice of: HB 1596, HB 2632
Digital products, fair servicing and repair of: HB 2279, SHB 2279
Efficiency standards, various products: HB 2327, ESHB 2327
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)
Ambulance transports, fee to fund add-on to medicaid reimbursement: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Ambulance transports, quality assurance fee: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Amtrak derailment, men and women providing aid after, honoring: * HR 4662 (2018), * SR 8696 (2018)
Behavioral health, crisis intervention response team pilot project, creating: HB 2234, SB 5970
Behavioral health, mental health field response grant program, establishing: * HB 2892, CH 142 (2018)
Behavioral health, mental health field response team grant program, establishing: SSB 5970, 2SSB 5970
Catastrophic incidents, continuity of government planning: HB 2263, SHB 2263, SB 6011, SSB 6011
Catastrophic incidents, continuity of governmental operations: HJR 4210, SHJR 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
Elections infrastructure, county, continuity of election operations plans: HB 2528, * SHB 2528, CH 26 (2018)
Elk-vehicle collision on highway, reimbursement of emergency response agency: HB 1726, SB 5078
Emergencies, person with disability at scene, 911 and responders: HB 1258
Emergencies, person with disability at scene, 911 and secure web site: * SHB 1258, CH 295 (2017)
Emergency medical facilities, sexual assault examination reimbursement, when: HB 2102
Emergency medical services data system, statewide electronic, establishing: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Emergency medical services, property tax levy, placing countywide proposal on ballot: HB 2627, * SHB 2627, CH 136 (2018)
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, military spouse/partner reciprocal/limited certification: HB 2498
Emergency medical technicians, physician's trained advanced, certification: HB 2498
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 response, reimbursement by intoxicated person in physical control of vehicle: HB 2715, SHB 2715
Emergency rooms, patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Emergency rooms, sexual assault evidence kit collection unavailability notice: HB 2585, SHB 2585
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990, * ESSB 5990, CH 184 (2018)
Equipment, surplus U.S. government, for Cascadia earthquake and tsunami: SJM 8010
First aid, by law enforcement officers, SHB 3003 concerning, cutoff date exemption for: * HCR 4415 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and provision of: * ESHB 3003, CH 10 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and rendering of, I-940: * SI 940, CH 11 (2018), * HI 940, CH 11 (2018)
First informer broadcasters, during state of emergency: HB 2415, SHB 2415, SB 6056, SSB 6056
First responders killed in line of duty, spouses of, property tax exemption: SB 5104, SSB 5104, SB 6300
First responders, building mapping system for, to include school buildings: HB 1982, SB 6410
First responders, military spouse/partner reciprocal/limited certification: HB 2498
First responders, notifying schools of evacuation or lockdown, requirements: HB 1982, SB 6410, SSB 6410, 2SSB 6410, SSB 6620
First responders, public safety vehicles/equipment, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 6513
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, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Medical services, in- and out-of-network providers at facilities, insurance requirements: SB 6470
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 contingency plans, management, and emergency response: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
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
Paramedics, military spouse/partner reciprocal/limited certification: HB 2498
Preparedness, emergency, natural disaster preparedness account, creating: SB 6572
Risk resources, state fire services mobilization plan, extending expiration: SSB 6283
Risk resources, state fire services mobilization plan, repealing expiration: HB 2508, SB 6283
School emergencies, statewide panic button program, establishing: HB 1284
State and local government, continuity of operations: HJR 4210, SHJR 4210, SJR 8211
State and local government, continuity of planning by: HB 2263, SHB 2263, SB 6011, SSB 6011
Vessels, towing vessel for emergency response, and response system, establishing: SB 6267
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)
Amtrak derailment, men and women providing aid during emergency, honoring: * HR 4662 (2018)
Broadcasters, first informer, during emergency: HB 2415, SHB 2415, SB 6056, SSB 6056
Cybersecurity incidents, state of emergency, governor authority to proclaim: HB 1419
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990, * ESSB 5990, CH 184 (2018)
Firearms, lawful possession during emergency: HB 1004
Preparedness, emergency, natural disaster preparedness account, creating: SB 6572
Waiver or suspension of statutory obligations or limitations, governor authority for: HB 2042, SB 6006, SSB 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
Wildfires, 2017-2018, emergency appropriations from budget stabilization account for: * SHB 3002, CH 274 (2018), SSB 6174
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
EMPLOYEE SUGGESTION PROGRAM  (See PRODUCTIVITY BOARD)
EMPLOYEE TEAMWORK INCENTIVE PROGRAM  (See PRODUCTIVITY BOARD)
EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES  (See BUSINESSES)
EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES  EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; BUSINESSES; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; FARMS AND FARMING; 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)
Abusive work environments, protections for employees against: SB 6435
Agricultural workers, behavioral health and suicide prevention pilot program, establishing: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Agricultural workers, behavioral health and suicide prevention task force, convening: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Agricultural/farm products labor, break time/rest period remedial compensation: ESB 5720
Agricultural/farm products labor, production-based safe harbor compensation for: HB 2049
Benefits, various, employer misclassification of employees to avoid costs of: HB 2812
Bullying in workplace, subjecting to abusive work environment, unfair labor practice: HB 2888, SB 5423
Call centers, relocation by employer to other country, impact on employees: HB 2844
Child care, impact of accessibility, child care collaborative task force, convening: HB 2367, * SHB 2367, CH 91 (2018)
Child support, income withholding orders, funds remittance by electronic means: HB 2188, SB 5597, * SSB 6334, CH 150 (2018)
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, * 2SHB 1506, CH 116 (2018), SB 5140, SSB 5140, SB 5344
Contracting agents, workers providing services via, qualified benefit providers for: HB 2109
Contracts, employment, with cause of action waiver, void and unenforceable, when: * SSB 6313, CH 120 (2018)
Criminal record, employer prematurely asking applicant about, enforcement: HB 1298, SHB 1298, * 2SHB 1298, CH 38 (2018), SB 5312, ESSB 5312, SB 6110, SSB 6110
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
Domestic violence victims, employment discrimination and safety accommodations: * HB 2661, CH 47 (2018)
Educational expenses of employees, employer contributions, tax credits for, when: HB 2730, SHB 2730
Employee fair classification act, misclassification as independent contractors: HB 1300, SHB 1300, HB 2812, SB 5527
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 and medical leave, paid, railroad carrier and employee provisions: HB 2944
Family and medical leave, paid, technical corrections: * HB 2702, CH 141 (2018), SB 6338
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, railroad carrier and employee provisions: SHB 2944
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, SSB 5667
Franchisors, not employers of franchisees or franchisee employees: HB 1881
Gambling establishment employees, gambling where employed, misdemeanor: HB 2416
Gifts from employers to employees, based on marital status, allowing, when: HB 1947
Hanford site, workers at, healthy energy workers task force, establishing: SB 6343, SSB 6343
Health insurance carriers, nonprofit, employee compensation/benefit levels: HB 2500, SB 6392
Healthy relationships campaign, creating, role of employers: HB 2820
Healthy relationships campaign, joint legislative task force on, creating: SHB 2820
Income source, as tenant, landlord actions due to, prohibitions: HB 1633, SB 5407, SSB 5407, E2SSB 5407
Internships, youth internship pilot program for certain employers: HB 2275
Janitors, commercial, safety and health risks, studying: SB 6227
Local laws and contracts, application to unionized and nonunionized employees: HB 1143
Marijuana, medical use, hiring and accommodation of patient by employer: HB 1094
Military members, overseas, unemployment compensation for spouses, studying: HB 2456, SHB 2456
Military members, spouses of, increasing employment opportunities for: HB 2456, SHB 2456
Misconduct, gross, unemployment compensation disqualification when terminated for: HB 2977
Noncompetition agreements, enforceable or unenforceable, when: EHB 1967, HB 2903, SB 6522, SSB 6522, SB 6526
Noncompetition agreements, restraining hourly employee, void and unenforceable: SSB 6526
Noncompetition agreements, voiding, when: HB 2903, SB 5756, SB 6522, SSB 6522, SB 6526, SSB 6526
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
Railroad employees, operating craft, fatigue layoff programs for, role of carriers: HB 2944, SHB 2944
Retaliation and discrimination against employees, protections: HB 1301, SSB 5140, SB 5528
Sexual assault or stalking victims, employment discrimination and accommodations: * HB 2661, CH 47 (2018)
Sexual assault/harassment nondisclosure requirement, prohibiting: SB 5996, * SSB 5996, CH 117 (2018)
Sexual assault/harassment nondisclosure requirement, unenforceability, when: SB 6068, * ESSB 6068, CH 118 (2018)
Sexual assault/harassment, employee right to file complaint or cause of action: SB 6313
Sexual harassment, workplace safety model policies, stakeholder work group, convening: * SB 6471, CH 121 (2018)
Telework, incentives for employers: SB 6016, SSB 6016
Temporary workers, staffing agencies for, employee protections applicable to: HB 2849
Termination for gross misconduct, unemployment compensation disqualification due to: HB 2977
Transportation service vehicles, private employer, use of park and ride lots by: HB 2862
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
Work, future of, task force on, establishing: SB 6544, * SSB 6544, CH 294 (2018)
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT  EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Apprenticeship, passport to apprenticeship opportunities program, creating, ESD role: HB 2867, SB 6274
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 and medical leave, paid, railroad carrier and employee provisions, ESD role: HB 2944
Family and medical leave, paid, technical corrections: * HB 2702, CH 141 (2018), SB 6338
Family leave insurance, adding paid family leave benefits, department role: SB 5149
Healthy relationships campaign, creating, department role: HB 2820
Higher education institutions, private-entity employer organization acting to ESD for, prohibiting: SB 6264
Long-term services and supports trust program, department role: HB 1636, HB 2533, SHB 2533, 2SHB 2533, SB 6238
Military members, overseas, unemployment compensation for spouses, ESD to study: HB 2456, SHB 2456
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; BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL; HEATING AND HEATERS; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; UTILITIES)
Alternative energy resource, qualified, to include small modular nuclear reactors: SB 6631
Carbon reduction investment fund, project awards from, when: HB 2230, SB 5930
Carbon reduction investments, in rural manufacturing, incentives for: SB 5918
Carbon reduction investments, tax preferences: HB 2283, SHB 2283
Carbon-free, renewable, and economical energy, task force on, establishing: 2SHB 2283
Clean air and clean energy panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Clean energy districts, creating, authority for: HB 1964
Clean energy investment expenditures, credit against public utility taxes for, when: HB 2995, SHB 2995, HB 2997
Clean energy investment program, establishing: SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Clean energy transition work group, convening: SHB 2995
Clean water and healthy forests panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Coal, fossil fuel carbon pollution tax, imposing: SB 6335
Coal-fired plants, transition to natural gas or biomass, tax exemptions for: HB 1497, SB 5439
Coal-fired resources, costs for, removing from electric rates, when: SHB 2995, HB 2997, SB 6253, SSB 6253, 2SSB 6253
Dams, on Columbia river, requesting that federal officials prevent breaching of: SJM 8004
Distributed energy and electric distribution efficiency, companies to enable: HB 1233
Distributed energy resources planning process, electric utility requirements: HB 1233, ESHB 1233
Efficiency standards for various products: HB 2327, ESHB 2327
Efficiency, nonelectrical energy, of building processes, code standards to support: HB 2847
Electric, carbon planning adder use by utilities: HB 2839, SB 6424
Electric, clean energy resources use, various tax preferences: HB 2283, SHB 2283
Electric, clean energy standard, carbon-free and distributed energy resources: SB 6253, SSB 6253
Electric, coal-fired resources costs, removing from electric rates, when: SHB 2995, HB 2997, SB 6253, SSB 6253, 2SSB 6253
Electric, greenhouse gas planning adder use by utilities: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
Electric, qualified alternative energy resources, for utility customers: HB 2413, SHB 2413, SB 6477
Electric, reducing reliance on fossil fuel generating resources: SHB 2995, 2SSB 6253
Electricity generation, sources "renewable" and not "renewable," requirements: HB 1334, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995
Electricity, fossil fuels and electricity pollution fee on large emitters, imposing: SB 6629
Electricity, fossil fuels pollution mitigation charge, imposing: HB 2997
Electricity, sales to silicon smelters, tax preferences for: HB 1403, SHB 1403, SB 5515, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Electricity, utility net metering: HB 2510, SHB 2510, SB 6081, ESSB 6081
Energy independence act, contingent repeal if carbon tax or price enacted: HB 2283
Environmental and economic justice panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Geothermal power facilities, as projects of statewide significance: SB 6350
Geothermal resources, development of, various strategies: SB 6350
Geothermal resources, exploration for, permitting process, revising: SB 5470, * ESSB 5470, CH 259 (2017)
Geothermal resources, state-owned lands inventory and map: SSB 6350
Hydroelectric generation, as renewable energy resource: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1360, HB 2402, SHB 2402, SB 5232, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Natural gas, carbon planning adder use by utilities: HB 2839, SB 6424
Natural gas, fossil fuels and electricity pollution fee on large emitters, imposing: SB 6629
Natural gas, greenhouse gas planning adder use by utilities: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
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: SB 6631
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 and clean energy and efficiency, conducting five studies of: 2SSB 6253
Renewable and clean energy and efficiency, conducting two studies of: SHB 2995
Renewable energy generation, projects of statewide significance, tax credit for investing: SB 6538
Renewable energy investment projects, sales and use tax exemptions, when: HB 2995, SHB 2995, HB 2997
Renewable energy system cost recovery program, modifications: HB 1048, SHB 1048, HB 2281, SHB 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 energy systems, encouraging and studying: SB 6081, ESSB 6081
Renewable resource, defining to include small modular nuclear reactors: SB 6631
Renewable resource, development of, projects of statewide significance for: SB 5621
Renewable resource, eligible, defining: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1519, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995, * ESB 5128, CH 315 (2017), SB 5918, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Renewable resource, eligible, defining to include small modular nuclear reactors: SB 6631
Schweitzer engineering laboratories, honoring: * SR 8705 (2018)
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, SHB 2280, SB 6130
ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL  ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Small modular nuclear reactors, siting of facilities using, expediting certification for: SB 6631
ENHANCED FOOD FISH TAX  (See TAXES - ENHANCED FOOD FISH)
ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT  ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODE COUNCIL; BUILDINGS, STATE; CAPITAL PROJECTS ADVISORY REVIEW BOARD; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Building code council, DES role, expanding: HB 1436, HB 1622, SHB 1622, * E2SHB 1622, CH 207 (2018), 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
Capitol/legislative building, dome of, filamentous fungi impact/removal, DES role: SB 6625
Contracts, "contracting out" assessment and contractor ethical standards, DES role: HB 1851, ESHB 1851
Contracts, "contracting out" impact statements and reports, DES role: E2SHB 1851
Contracts, contractor debarment or fine, criteria: E2SHB 1851
Contracts, management of, DES role: E2SHB 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
Greenhouse gas emissions, reduction, contractor eligible materials, DES role: HB 2412, SHB 2412
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
Internet providers, state contracts, prohibiting blocking, impairing, or paid prioritization: SB 6446
Risk management, office of, local government joint self-insurance, state agency participation: HB 2467, HB 2843, SHB 2843, SB 6443, SSB 6443
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: EHB 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
Statutory provisions concerning DES, technical changes: HB 2625, SB 6228
Surplus real property, for affordable housing, inventory of, DES role: HB 2382, SHB 2382, 2SHB 2382, * 3SHB 2382, CH 217 (2018)
Urban development areas, DES-owned property within, inventory of: HB 1752
ENVIRONMENT  ENVIRONMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT)
Building materials, sustainable, incentive program grants to support: HB 2631
Damages during property development, to include environmental review legal fees: HB 2618
Economic and environmental justice oversight panel, establishing: SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Environmental and economic justice panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Environmental and sustainability literacy plan, work group to update, convening: SB 6421, SSB 6421, 2SSB 6421
Environmental quality data, protecting against federal censorship: SB 6104
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, director, Yakama Nation environmental restoration and waste management program, honoring: * HR 4671 (2018)
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, building permits and water withdrawals: HB 2772
SEPA, environmental impact statements, DFW lands management exemption: EHB 2175, SHB 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, exemptions, structurally deficient bridges: SB 6069
SEPA, hazardous substance independent remedial actions, integrated process: SB 5170
SEPA, local project permits and review, vested rights and controlling in: HB 2100
SEPA, long-range planning, municipal corporation application fees for costs of: HB 2599
SEPA, low-income housing development, noncompliance challenge exception: HB 1740, SHB 1740, 2SHB 1740
SEPA, planned action in area with major transit stop, environmental impact: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Standards, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent: SB 6083
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 ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS; 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 monitoring and training advisory group, convening: HB 2923, SB 6479
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, emailed updates during regular legislative sessions from, prohibiting: HB 2961
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
Oversight bodies, law enforcement, public employees terminated for certain behavior serving on, prohibiting: HB 2885
State agencies, agency ethics plans, adopting: SB 5065, SSB 5065, 2SSB 5065, SB 6341
State agencies, licensing contracts allowing indirect use of state resources, requirements: HB 2941
State employees and officers, postemployment disclosure statement and waiver: HB 1159, SHB 1159, SB 5120, SSB 5120, SB 5737
State officers and employees, false testimony to legislature: HB 2414
State officers and employees, postemployment disclosure statement, uniform: HB 1159, SHB 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
Indirect use of state resources, agency licensing contracts that allow, requirements: HB 2941
Jurisdiction of board, statutes and rules at time of alleged violation: HB 2118
Postemployment requirements, waiver of, board rule adoption: HB 1159, SHB 1159, SB 5120, SSB 5120, SB 5737
EXPLOSIVES  EXPLOSIVES RSS Feed
               
Records and reports, required by explosives act, disclosure exemption: HB 2774, SHB 2774, SB 6567
Violations, explosives act, property seizure and forfeiture, procedures and reporting: HB 2718, SHB 2718, E2SHB 2718
EYE CARE  (See HEALTH CARE)