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

FAIRS  (See AGRICULTURE)
FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE  FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S OMBUDSMAN, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Adoption process improvements, implementing certain recommendations of report by ombudsman and department of social and health services: HB 1675
Adoption, prospective adoptive parents, ombuds to convene work group concerning materials for: 2ESHB 1675
Rule making by office, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
FAMILY LIFE  (See CHILDREN; DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
FAMILY TREATMENT COURTS  (See COURTS)
FARMS  FARMS RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; LIVESTOCK)
Auction sales of personal property used in farming, repealing sales tax exemption: SB 5041
Commercial crops, damage by wildlife, payment of claims for compensation: SB 5760, SSB 5760
Dairies, inspection program assessment on milk, extending expiration date: HB 2354, SB 6079
Dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project, establishing: EHB 1276, SHB 1276
Employees, establishment of farm internship pilot project: SB 5123, * SSB 5123, CH 131 (2014)
Farm internship pilot project, establishment: SB 5123, * SSB 5123, CH 131 (2014)
Farm laborers, vanpool programs for, allowing nonprofits and certain transit providers to provide: HB 2604, SHB 2604
Farmers markets, beer and wine sampling and serving at qualifying markets: * SB 6514, CH 105 (2014)
Farmers markets, wine sampling conducted by wineries or beer sampling conducted by microbreweries, allowing in certain cases: * SB 5674, CH 238 (2013)
Fertilizers, turf, excluding exceptional quality biosolids from definition: HB 1314, SHB 1314, SB 5322
Fire sprinkler systems, in agricultural structures, prohibiting mandatory installation: HB 1390
Greenhouses, propane or natural gas used to heat, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1722
Hops, harvesting equipment, eligibility for sales tax exemption: HB 2597
Horticulture, land used for commercial, current use property tax program: HB 2493, SHB 2493, * E2SHB 2493, CH 125 (2014), SB 6286, ESSB 6286
Land, farm and agricultural land, conducting study to improve current use program and consider small farms: ESHB 2306
Lands, farm and agricultural land, current use property tax program: HB 2493, SHB 2493, * E2SHB 2493, CH 125 (2014), SB 6155, SB 6286, ESSB 6286
Lands, farm and agricultural land, penalty for removing land from current use property tax classification as, allowing prepayment: HB 2584, SHB 2584
Lands, farm and agricultural land, revising definition for current use property tax program purposes: HB 2306
Lands, small farms within current use farm and agricultural lands property tax program: HB 1437, SHB 1437, E2SHB 1437, SB 5327
Lands, small farms within current use property tax program: 3SHB 1437
Small farms, current use farm and agricultural lands property tax program: HB 1437, SHB 1437, E2SHB 1437, SB 5327
Small farms, current use property tax program: 3SHB 1437
Tax preferences, certain farm-related, repealing to increase small business tax credit: HB 2286
Training opportunities for youth, involvement in agricultural fair-related activities, providing moneys to support: SB 5813
Vehicles, allowing farm vehicles on public highways in certain cases: * ESB 5616, CH 299 (2013)
Vehicles, owned by certain farmers, exemption from department of transportation number requirements: SSB 6280
Vehicles, registration exemption, applying for farm exempt license plate: SB 5164
FERRIES  FERRIES RSS Feed
               (See also MARINE EMPLOYEES' COMMISSION)
Accidents and incidents, comprehensive investigation procedures for, process for developing: HB 2756
Administration of ferry system, limiting department of transportation authority in some cases: HB 1880, SHB 1880, SB 5800
Advisory board, creating ferries advisory board, including membership and duties: HB 2758
Advisory committee system, expanding role of executive committee of state ferry users to annual ferry fare setting, duties of committee: HB 1879, SB 5801
Alteration, contracts for, awarding for projects using design-build procedure: HB 1993
Alteration, contracts for, requiring that department of transportation obtain at least three bids: HB 1990
Budgets, state ferries to develop improved online ferry system operating budget display: HB 1879, SB 5801
Capital vessel replacement account, deposit of vehicle registration renewal service fee revenues: HB 1954, SB 5920
Construction of auto ferries, modifying provisions concerning planning, construction, purchase, analysis, and design work: HB 2759, ESHB 2759, SB 5858
Construction or maintenance or repair activities involving facilities, following best management practices, removing limits and modification requirements: HB 2097
Construction or maintenance or repair activities involving facilities, following best management practices, state environmental policy act exemption: HB 2097
Construction, contracts for, awarding for projects using design-build procedure: HB 1993
Construction, contracts for, requiring that department of transportation obtain at least three bids: HB 1990
Construction, issuance of proposals for, removing in-state construction requirement statement from: HB 1990
Construction, of new small ferry vessels, repealing certain provision concerning: HB 1990
County ferry districts, assumption of administrative duties by a county: SB 6216, * SSB 6216, CH 51 (2014)
Deficit reimbursement agreements with counties, modifying reimbursement limits: HB 2184, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Emissions by ferries, greenhouse gases and particulate matter, reporting requirements: SB 6377
Fares, modifying roles of transportation commission and executive committee of state ferry users in annual ferry fare setting: HB 1879, SB 5801
Fares, transportation commission role in reducing: HB 1082
Ferry districts, county, transfer of functions and taxing authority to county, conditions and process: HB 1324, SHB 1324, HB 2182, SB 5096
Funding for ferries, distribution of marijuana excise tax revenues to department of transportation for: HB 2772
Passenger-only ferry service districts, establishment by public transportation benefit areas, including revenue sources and related authority: ESHB 1954, HB 2267, SHB 2267, SB 6171, SSB 6171
Replacement of ferries, funding with certain motor vehicle service fees: HB 1129, SHB 1129, * E2SHB 1129, CH 59 (2014)
Users of ferries, transportation data gathering surveys, reporting requirements: SB 6528
Vessels and terminals, state forces working on, raising dollar threshold for permissible work by: SB 6443
Vessels and terminals, state forces working on, removing time period limitations on dollar threshold for permissible work by: EHB 2684, SSB 6443
FERTILIZERS  (See AGRICULTURE; FARMS)
FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE  FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE RSS Feed
               
Debt, state, levels and types to be authorized for capital and transportation projects, committee to governor and legislature concerning: ESSB 5138
Debt, state, reducing future debt service by modifying working debt limit, committee role: SB 5895
Debt, state, repealing certain capital bond budget development working debt limit provision: HB 1646, SB 5138
General obligation bonds, authorizing for transportation funding, committee role: SB 6579
General obligation bonds, authorizing to finance Columbia river crossing project, committee role: HB 1975, SB 5864
General obligation bonds, financing 2011-2013 and 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects, committee role: SHB 1088, * ESSB 5036, CH 20 (2013)
General obligation bonds, financing 2013 connecting Washington projects and improvements in omnibus transportation appropriations act: HB 1956, SHB 1956, SB 5922
General obligation bonds, financing 2013-2015 capital and operating budget projects, committee role: HB 1088, SB 5036
General obligation bonds, high rated, financial assistance for school facilities, committee role: SSB 6483
Lottery revenue bonds, for certain school construction assistance, committee role: EHB 2797
Rule making by committee, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Toll revenue bonds, authorizing to finance Columbia river crossing project, committee role: ESHB 1954, SHB 1975, SB 5923
FINANCIAL AID  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, OFFICE)
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RSS Feed
               (See also CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING; CREDIT UNIONS; FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT; LOANS; MORTGAGES AND MORTGAGE BROKERS)
Banking, requesting that Congress enact legislation reinstating commercial and investment banking functions separation of Glass-Steagall act: SJM 8009, SJM 8012
Banks, amending various provisions: HB 1325, * ESHB 1325, CH 76 (2013), SB 5208, ESSB 5208
Banks, comprehensive amending of existing laws: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Banks, in-state and out-of-state, defining "loan" for business and occupation tax apportionable income purposes: HB 1751
Banks, in-state and out-of-state, providing equal tax treatment of investment securities for: HB 1751
Banks, Washington commercial bank act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Financial information, disclosure, implementing sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5169, SSB 5169
Lenders, appraisal services, liens on property for unpaid balances: HB 2375
Money transmitters, amending provisions of uniform money services act: HB 1327, * SHB 1327, CH 106 (2013), HB 2523, SHB 2523, SB 5209, SSB 5209, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 206 (2014)
Nondepository institutions, regulatory provisions: HB 2452, * SB 6134, CH 36 (2014)
Savings associations and banks, amending various provisions: HB 1325, * ESHB 1325, CH 76 (2013), SB 5208, ESSB 5208
Savings associations and banks, comprehensive amending of existing laws: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Savings associations, renaming RCW Title 33 as Washington savings association act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Savings banks, renaming RCW Title 32 as Washington savings bank act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Trust businesses, comprehensive amending of existing laws: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Trust companies, amending various provisions: HB 1325, * ESHB 1325, CH 76 (2013), SB 5208, ESSB 5208
Trust institutions, Washington trust institutions act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Trustees for deeds of trust, requiring registration of: SB 5840
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS; LOANS; MORTGAGES AND MORTGAGE BROKERS)
Banks, savings banks and associations, and trust companies, amending various provisions, department role: HB 1325, * ESHB 1325, CH 76 (2013), SB 5208, ESSB 5208
Banks, savings banks and associations, and trust companies, comprehensive changes: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Business license center, participation by department: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Debt adjusting services, nonprofit, licensing and regulation by department: HB 1491, SB 5527
Debt management services, uniform debt management services act, department role: HB 1340
Debt settlement services act, licensing of persons providing services, department role: HB 2670
Debt settlement services act, registration of persons providing services, department role: HB 2142
Licensing and enforcement, payday lenders, regulating through small consumer installment loan act: HB 1657, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
Money transmitters, amending provisions of uniform money services act: HB 1327, * SHB 1327, CH 106 (2013), HB 2523, SHB 2523, SB 5209, SSB 5209, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 206 (2014)
Mortgage brokers, department regulation of, amending provisions: HB 1328, SHB 1328, SB 5210, * SSB 5210, CH 30 (2013)
Mortgage loans, residential loan modification services, department regulatory authority: HB 1328, SHB 1328, SB 5210, * SSB 5210, CH 30 (2013)
Nondepository institutions, regulatory provisions, department role: HB 2452, * SB 6134, CH 36 (2014)
Rule making by department, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Trustees for deeds of trust, requiring registration of, department role: SB 5840
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE  FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Annexation of state property owned for military purposes to a city or town, filing of petition by office: SSB 5068
Central services of state government, including office, conforming amendments prompted by reorganization and streamlining: SHB 2098
Colleges and universities, statewide public four-year dashboard, to include branch campus information and limited data redaction: SB 6482, SSB 6482
Corrections, department of, review staff safety, office role: HB 2421, SB 6253
Education data center, contracting with area health education center of eastern Washington to analyze data on effect of family factors on student success: * SHB 2739, CH 196 (2014)
Education data center, contracting with nonprofit to analyze data on effect of family factors on student success: HB 2739
Education data center, data-sharing and research agreements with office of the courts, researching juvenile educational and workforce outcomes: HB 1680, SHB 1680, 2SHB 1680, 3SHB 1680, SB 6529
Education data center, educational and workforce outcomes of youth in juvenile justice system, center to report on: HB 1680, SHB 1680, 2SHB 1680, 3SHB 1680, SB 6529
Education data center, posting higher education department budgets on data dashboard: SHB 2336
Education data center, posting higher education revenue and expenditures on data dashboard: SHB 2651
Education data center, reporting on postsecondary education and employment outcomes of state public high school graduates: HB 1650, SHB 1650, SB 5818
Education data center, special education students, monitoring educational outcomes: SB 5958, SSB 5958, * 2SSB 5958, CH 47 (2014)
Education data center, students with disabilities, center to monitor educational outcomes after graduation: E2SSB 5330
Education data center, web site publication of higher education completers' earnings and employment data: HB 2443
Education funding, modifying allocation rates, maximum levy percentages, and local effort assistance provisions to increase education funding, role of office: SSB 5898
Educational achievement and tuition reduction incentive program, office to convene technical incentive funding model task force: SB 5390
Enterprise services, department of, adding to list of department programs and services to be reviewed by the office: SB 5717, SSB 5717
Expenditure information web site, searchable state, links or access to annual state fee inventory, office role: * SB 5751, CH 63 (2013)
Facilities review council, creation as advisory group to legislature, duties to include six-year plans recommended by office: HB 2719, SHB 2719
Federal receipts, requiring that department report concerning federal financial assistance, office role: SB 5804
Fees imposed by state agencies, inventorying as part of state fee inventory, office role: * SB 5751, CH 63 (2013)
Fiscal analysis, convening work group concerning establishment of nonpartisan fiscal analysis agency: HB 2252, SB 5638
Fiscal notes, dealing with corrections, child welfare, and mental health issues, to include fiscal impacts on other program expenditures: HB 2252, SB 5638
Fiscal notes, requirements prior to voting on final passage of certain bills and resolutions: SB 5640
Greenhouse gas emissions, office to contract with independent organization for evaluation of emissions reduction approaches: SSB 5802, * E2SSB 5802, CH 6 (2013)
Health care innovation plan for state, public and private implementation, role of office: HB 2572, SHB 2572, * E2SHB 2572, CH 223 (2014) PV
Higher education institutions, per-resident student state funding rates, office to convene work group to review: SB 5936, SB 5942
Higher education institutions, reporting requirements, office role in reviewing and reporting for sake of streamlining and coordinating: * HB 1736, CH 218 (2013), SB 5736
Human resources director, position of, eliminating: HB 2514, SB 6005, SSB 6005
Information technology for state agencies, establishing information technology investment pool, office role: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Land, habitat and recreation, acquisition by state, office role: SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Long-term care costs and supports needs, families preparing for, evaluation of support options by office: SB 5519, SSB 5519
Oil, transportation by railcars, office to study state's preparedness and accident-response capacity: HB 2347, SB 6262
Paramount duty trust fund, office to audit: HB 1545
Parks and recreation commission, fiscal opportunity cost incurred via fee reductions and exemptions, office to deliver report: HB 1530, SHB 1530, SB 5653
Population enumeration data, limiting use and retention in certain cases: * HB 2515, CH 14 (2014), SB 6006
State agency innovation and efficiency council, creation, office to provide administrative support: SSB 5872, SB 6484
State agency innovation and efficiency grant program, creation, role of office: SSB 5872, SB 6484
State employees, four-year colleges and universities, office to review exempt and civil service classification practices of: HB 2788
State lands, occupied or under jurisdiction of state agency, modifying duties of director of office: HB 2516, SB 6212
STEM education, office to contract with statewide nonprofit organization to promote and support: HB 1872, SHB 1872, * E2SHB 1872, CH 25 (2013), SB 5755, SSB 5755
Student enrollment enumeration data, limiting use and retention and exempting from public inspection and copying: * HB 2515, CH 14 (2014), SB 6006
FINANCIAL RECOVERY, OFFICE  (See SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
FIRE DEPARTMENTS  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIRE MARSHAL  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIRE PROTECTION  FIRE PROTECTION RSS Feed
               (See also FIREFIGHTERS; UNIFORMED PERSONNEL)
Annexation, of unincorporated territory within a code city or town, modifying provisions related to fire protection districts: * EHB 2068, CH 27 (2013)
Fire departments, authority to develop community assistance referral and education services program: EHB 1554, * SB 5145, CH 247 (2013)
Fire departments, local, wildfire individualized community-wide protection plans: HB 1127, SHB 1127
Fire departments, public, interest arbitration panel determinations as part of collective bargaining: SB 5733
Fire departments, use of personnel in small public works projects: HB 2266, SB 6075
Fire marshal, state, consultative role in adoption of licensing standards to allow students to be in school buildings for before- and after-school programs: SHB 1852, HB 1968
Fire marshal, state, statewide prefire mitigation plan duties: HB 1127, SHB 1127
Fire protection districts, ambulance service interlocal agreements with cities, removing rural limitation: EHB 2278
Fire protection districts, imposition of benefit charges by, voter approval: HB 1488, SHB 1488, SB 5332, * SSB 5332, CH 49 (2013)
Fire protection districts, partial mergers, modifying provisions: * HB 1264, CH 25 (2014)
Fire protection districts, vehicle use tax exemption, conditions: SB 6306
Fire sprinkler systems, dwelling unit, professional licensing and certification provisions: HB 2260
Fire sprinkler systems, in agricultural structures, prohibiting mandatory installation: HB 1390
Flame retardants, limiting presence in upholstered furniture and children's products manufactured, sold, or distributed for use in state: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 5984, SB 6048, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Funding for fire protection, distribution of marijuana excise tax revenues to cities and counties for: HB 2772
Indian tribes, land owned by, fire protection services when located within fire protection district or regional service authority: EHB 1287, * ESHB 1287, CH 207 (2014), SB 6162, SSB 6162, 2SSB 6162
Regional fire protection service authorities, establishment within boundaries of single city: HB 1654, ESHB 1654
Regional fire protection service authorities, formation process for cities, establishment: SB 5520
Regional fire protection service authorities, imposition of benefit charges by, voter approval: HB 1486, SB 5331
Regional fire protection service authorities, use of personnel in small public works projects: HB 2266, SB 6075
Smoke alarms, long-life, converting to: HB 2401
Smoke detection devices, in dwelling units, requiring installation of certain lithium battery devices: HB 2053
State fire service, mobilization, to include all risk resources: HB 1126, SHB 1126, 2SHB 1126, SB 6003, SSB 6003
Statewide special benefit charge for fire protection, imposing: SB 5286
Student programs, before- and after-school, director of fire protection role in adopting standards to allow students to be in school buildings for: SHB 1852, HB 1968, * ESHB 1968, CH 227 (2013)
Water, fire suppression water facilities and services, provision for critical public services by water purveyors: HB 1512, * SHB 1512, CH 127 (2013), SB 5606
Wildfires, caused by incendiary devices, certain device prohibitions: * SSB 6199, CH 90 (2014)
Wildfires, caused by incendiary devices, discharging devices during or outside closed season, prohibiting: HB 2427, SHB 2427, SB 6199
Wildfires, public works wildfire damage repair projects, exemption from prevailing wage requirements in certain cases: HB 1249, SB 5619
Wildfires, statewide prefire mitigation plan: HB 1127, SHB 1127
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIREARMS  FIREARMS RSS Feed
               (See also HUNTING)
Ammunition, parts, and accessories, increasing availability through Washington state firearms ammunition, parts, and accessories jobs act: HB 2020
Animals, attacks by aggressive violent animals, right of self-defense: HB 2664
Assault weapons, prohibiting of and conditions for manufacture, possession, purchase, sale, and transfer: SB 5737
Background checks, consolidating statewide involuntary commitment information at department of licensing and state patrol for purposes of: SB 5282
Background checks, consolidating statewide involuntary commitment information for firearm background check purposes, work group to make proposal: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
Background checks, extending to all gun sales and transfers: SI 594, HI 594
Background checks, prohibiting without uniform national standard: SI 591, HI 591
Background checks, various provisions: HB 1588, SHB 1588, HB 1839, SHB 1839, SB 5282, * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013), SB 5625, SB 5711, SI 591, HI 591, SI 594, HI 594
Children, allowing unauthorized firearm access to a child, criminal provisions: SB 5485
Clay targets, purchased and provided by nonprofit gun clubs, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5831, SSB 5831, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Concealed pistol license, surrender of, role of parties in commitment orders and notification requirements: SB 6245, SSB 6245
Confiscation of firearms, prohibiting without due process: SI 591, HI 591
Dealers, firearm deliveries to law enforcement officers, requirements: HB 2502, SB 6416
Defensive force, including deadly force, right to use in certain cases: HB 2324
Drive-by shooting, adding to list of most serious offenses: HB 1730
Emergency, state of, prohibiting placing of restrictions on firearm possession, sale, or use during: HB 2551
Firearm-related injury and death prevention education program, creation, with funding from firearm retail sale fee: HB 1703
Firearms accident prevention, developing program of instruction for K-12 students: SB 5660
Firearms accident prevention, Eddie Eagle GunSafe program, use in schools of instructional materials from: SB 5660, SJM 8006
Firearms safety and violence reduction in relation to public health and safety, task force on, legislature to convene: SB 5714
Gangs, criminal street gang associate or member, including in unlawful possession in first degree provisions: HB 1729
Gun locks, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1703
Juvenile firearm offenders, evidence- and research-based interventions: HB 2164, * ESHB 2164, CH 117 (2014)
Juvenile firearms and weapons crimes, provisions: HB 1096, SHB 1096, SB 5376, SSB 5376
Less lethal weapon, peace officers using, immunity from liability: HB 1678
Manufacturers of ammunition, parts, and accessories, exemption from business license and corporation and limited liability company fees: HB 2020
Mental health courts, defendants, refraining from firearm possession and surrendering concealed pistol license: SB 5478
National Rifle Association special license plates, creating: SB 5604
Offenders, registration requirements and crime of failure to register as felony firearm offender: * SHB 1612, CH 183 (2013)
Offenders, registration requirements and crime of failure to register as firearm offender: HB 1612
Parks, laws and ordinances restricting firearm possession in parks or recreational facilities, authority of municipalities to enact: SB 5739
Pistols, concealed pistol license, renewal notice procedures: HB 1318
Possession, surrender requirements and prohibitions, certain persons subject to certain protection or related orders: HB 1840, * ESHB 1840, CH 111 (2014)
Reckless endangerment, storing or leaving loaded firearm where child can and does gain access to it: HB 1676, SB 5710
Rifles, short-barreled, possessing, transporting, acquiring, or transferring when legal under federal law: HB 1561, * SB 5956, CH 201 (2014)
Rifles, short-barreled, state and federal law consistency: HB 2475
Rights, restoration of civil rights, use of vacated record of domestic violence in criminal prosecutions, limiting: SB 6066
Rights, restoration of, denying to person involuntarily committed for mental health treatment in certain cases: SB 5635
Safe storage, requirements for dealers in connection with, violations and penalties: HB 1676
Safe storage, requirements for, in relation to reckless endangerment: HB 1676, SB 5710
Safekeeping of firearms with law enforcement, voluntary temporary, establishing process for: SB 5479
Safer schools act of 2013, authorizing permanent employees to possess firearms on school grounds in some cases: HB 1788
Sale of firearms, by unlicensed person to another unlicensed person, background check requirements: HB 1588, SHB 1588, SB 5625, SB 5711
Sale or transfer, exempting purchaser from criminal background check when producing law enforcement officer credentials or identification: SHB 1839
Sale or transfer, exempting purchaser from criminal background check when producing valid concealed pistol license: HB 1839, SHB 1839
Sales of firearms, fee on each retail sale, levying and collecting: HB 1703
Sales, firearms and ammunition, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2529
Schools, prohibiting firearms on school premises or transportation, expanding exemptions: HB 1908
Sentencing for crimes, certain firearm sentencing enhancements to be doubled if body armor was worn: HB 1907, HB 2704, SB 5119, SSB 5119, SB 6025
Shooting ranges, sport, protecting ranges and range owners and operators: HB 1184, SB 6198
Shotguns, short-barreled, state and federal law consistency: HB 2475
Unlawful possession in first degree, adding to list of most serious offenses: HB 1731
Unlawful possession in first degree, amending provisions: HB 1147, HB 1729, HB 1731
Unlawful possession in second degree, to include certain persons subject to certain protection or related orders: HB 1840, * ESHB 1840, CH 111 (2014)
Washington state firearms ammunition, parts, and accessories jobs act: HB 2020
Washington state firearms freedom act of 2013: HB 1371
Washington state gun and ammunition sales tax exemption act: HB 2529
FIREFIGHTERS  FIREFIGHTERS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
Chaplains for volunteer fire departments, retirement system membership: HB 1120
Occupational disease, firefighters, mandatory exposure reporting requirement for, work group to discuss: SHB 2576
Occupational disease, firefighters, workers' compensation mandatory exposure reporting requirement for: HB 2576
FISH  FISH RSS Feed
               (See also FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; SALMON; STEELHEAD)
Aquaculture, genetically engineered finfish, prohibiting production in state waters: HB 2143, SB 6184, SB 6343
Aquaculture, marine, authorizing inclusion of net pen facilities siting in shoreline master programs: HB 1599, SB 5623
Barriers to fish passage associated with transportation, removal of, fish habitat enhancement projects: HB 2765, SB 6509, SSB 6509
Barriers to fish passage associated with transportation, removal of, use of original issue license plate fees for: SB 5920
Barriers to fish passage associated with transportation, removal or correction of: ESHB 1957, HB 2251, SHB 2251, * 2SHB 2251, CH 120 (2014) PV, HB 2346, SB 6509, SSB 6509
Environmental law violations, involving fish and wildlife enforcement code, attorney general authority and power: HB 1655
Family forest fish passage program, distributions from forest and fish support account: HB 2747, SB 6478
Family forest fish passage program, distributions from forest landowners incentive programs account: ESSB 6478
Finfish, genetically engineered, prohibiting production in state waters: HB 2143, SB 6184, SB 6343
Forage fish, department of fish and wildlife to report on: SB 6072, SSB 6072
Forest and fish support account, distributions to and use of funds from: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Habitat, department of transportation fish habitat enhancement projects, agency partnership for eliminating fish passage barriers: SB 6509, SSB 6509
Habitat, department of transportation fish habitat enhancement projects, limiting regulatory requirements for: HB 2765
Invasive species, integrated management approach and enforcement: HB 2458, SHB 2458, 2SHB 2458, SB 6040, * ESSB 6040, CH 202 (2014)
Migrating fish, hydroelectric generation projects not impeding, including in definition of eligible renewable resource: SB 5769
Property improvements benefitting habitat, property tax exemption: HB 1570, * SB 5593, CH 236 (2013)
Shark fins, unlawful trade in second degree, prohibiting all commercial activities: SB 5081
Transgenic salmon or salmon products, labeling as, during sale: HB 2630
FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION  FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Advisory committee on hunters and fishers with disabilities, extending discounted licenses to nonresident veterans: HB 1192
Cougar control, pursuit or hunting with aid of dogs, pilot program, commission role: SB 6287, SSB 6287
Endangered predator species, gray wolf, permitting livestock owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Endangered predator species, permitting livestock owner to kill any predator without a permit, conditions: HB 1191, SB 5187
Hunting, hunter education training courses and certificates, related commission rule making: HB 1199, ESHB 1199, HB 2459, SHB 2459, SB 5231, SB 6039, SSB 6039
Indian tribal hunting rights, commission to update policies based on training module prepared by attorney general's office: ESHB 1496
Land, habitat and recreation, process for acquisition by commission: SB 5054, SSB 5054
Lands, department of fish and wildlife-owned, leasing for grazing when near a wolf pack, commission role: SB 5300
Members, ensuring balanced representation of interests: HB 1189
Mineral prospecting and mining, commission to create advisory committee: SB 6544
Rule making by commission, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Transportation projects, environmental and compensatory mitigation, restricting imposition by permitting agency of land acquisition requirements: HB 2095
Wildlife, damage to crops and livestock by, payment of claims for compensation, commission rule making concerning: HB 1219, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Wolves, conservation and management plan, funding source for: HB 1501, SHB 1501
Wolves, gray wolf, permitting livestock owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Wolves, restricting commission classification of gray wolf as threatened or endangered, conditions: HB 1337
FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT  FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also FISH; FISHING, COMMERCIAL; FISHING, RECREATIONAL; OUTDOOR RECREATION; PUBLIC LANDS; SALMON; STEELHEAD)
Applications submitted to department, requiring prompt action: HB 1163, HB 1236, SB 5821
Aquatic invasive species, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Aquatic invasive species, integrated management approach and enforcement, department role: HB 2458, SHB 2458, 2SHB 2458, SB 6040, * ESSB 6040, CH 202 (2014)
Bighorn sheep, damage to commercial crops by, payment of claims for compensation by department: SB 5760, SSB 5760
Child support, noncompliance-based suspension of licenses, provisions, department role: SB 6485
Cougar control, pursuit or hunting with aid of dogs, pilot program, department role: SB 6287, SSB 6287
Day-use permit, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, making permit voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Day-use permit, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935, SSB 5289, SSB 5653, SB 5897, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, complimentary pass for department customers spending certain amount: HB 2199
Discover pass, complimentary, for spouses doing collective agency-sanctioned volunteer work: SHB 1935, ESB 5097
Discover pass, discount when purchased with certain hunting and fishing licenses, etc.: SB 5289
Discover pass, making pass voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Discover pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Enforcement actions against Indian tribal members, hunting-related, referring action to tribal enforcement authority in certain cases: HB 1496
Enforcement actions against Indian tribal members, hunting-related, using training module on tribal hunting rights prepared by attorney general's office: ESHB 1496
Enforcement, merging department of natural resources officers with fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Enforcement, of fish and wildlife law provisions, various violations : HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Environmental justice, department efforts concerning disproportionately adverse health and environmental impacts on low-income and minority populations: HB 1434
Environmental law violations, involving fish and wildlife enforcement code, attorney general authority and power: HB 1655
Federal receipts, requiring that department report concerning federal financial assistance: SB 5804, * SSB 5804, CH 32 (2013)
Fish habitat, department of transportation fish habitat enhancement projects, agency partnership for eliminating fish passage barriers: SB 6509, SSB 6509
Fish habitat, department of transportation fish habitat enhancement projects, limiting regulatory requirements, department role: HB 2765
Fish passage barrier removal task force, renaming as board: HB 2251, SHB 2251, * 2SHB 2251, CH 120 (2014) PV, SB 6509, SSB 6509
Fish passage barriers associated with transportation, removal of, fish habitat enhancement projects, department role: HB 2765, SB 6509, SSB 6509
Fishing line or monofilament recycling pilot program, establishment by department: SB 6080
Forage fish, department to report on: SB 6072, SSB 6072
Game lands owned by department, property tax on, in lieu payments provisions: HB 2045, SB 6446, * SSB 6446, CH 55 (2014)
Game lands owned by department, property tax on, repealing in lieu payments provisions: HB 1073
Game lands owned by department, property tax on, repealing or modifying certain in lieu payments provisions: SB 6551, SSB 6551
Geoduck clams, geoduck diver safety program, department to create program and establish diver safety requirements: * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013)
Hatcheries, salmonid, department-partner management agreements: HB 1071, SB 5543
Hatcheries, salmonid, department-partner management agreements for hatcheries in Hood Canal basin: * SHB 1071, CH 93 (2013), SSB 5543
Hunting, hunter education training courses and certificates, department role: HB 1199, ESHB 1199, HB 2459, SHB 2459, SB 5231, SSB 5231, SB 6039, SSB 6039, SB 6281, SSB 6281
Hydraulic permits and projects, creating a mineral prospecting and mining advisory committee: SB 6544
Hydraulic permits and projects, environmental review when involving transportation, prohibiting adoption or maintaining of requirements by department when more stringent: HB 1996
Hydraulic permits and projects, prospecting, suction dredge use and mineral prospecting and mining permit: HB 2579
Hydraulic permits and projects, removal of sediment from freshwater by volunteers, exemption from permit requirement under certain conditions: HB 2021, SB 6027
Indian tribal members, hunting-related enforcement actions against, referring action to tribal enforcement authority in certain cases: HB 1496, ESHB 1496
Invasive species, aquatic, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Invasive species, integrated management approach and enforcement, department role: HB 2458, SHB 2458, 2SHB 2458, SB 6040, * ESSB 6040, CH 202 (2014)
Land management, department consideration of economic development: HB 1111
Land, habitat and recreation, process for acquisition by department: SB 5054, SSB 5054, SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Lands acquired by fish and wildlife commission, department authority to manage using best available management techniques: HB 1372
Lands and their resources, coordinated state and local management, department role: HB 1163
Lands managed by department, ensuring no net loss of public recreational opportunities on: SB 5907
Lands managed by department, exempting certain roads from motor vehicle operation day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass requirement: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Lands managed by department, recreation access, removing penalty reduction for failure to display day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass: SB 6378
Lands managed by department, recreation access, waiving penalty for failure to display day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass: HB 2156
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements and department role: SB 5057
Lands, department-owned game lands, property tax on, in lieu payments: HB 2045, SB 6446, * SSB 6446, CH 55 (2014)
Lands, department-owned game lands, property tax on, repealing in lieu payments provisions: HB 1073
Lands, department-owned game lands, property tax on, repealing or modifying certain in lieu payments provisions: SB 6551, SSB 6551
Lands, department-owned, leasing for grazing when near a wolf pack, conditions: SB 5300
Lands, department-purchased, retaining water rights for later transfer to local economy trust water account: SB 5219, SSB 5219, E2SSB 5219
Lands, real property, department funding or reimbursement for fee simple acquisition, ensuring public recreational access: SSB 5057
Lands, recreational access or parking, prohibiting department from requiring fee or permit: SB 6293
Licenses, child support noncompliance-based suspension, additional suspension due to violation of suspension: * HB 1218, CH 102 (2013), SB 5137
Licenses, commercial and recreational, various provisions: HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Licenses, commercial fishing, charter boat operators unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Licenses, commercial fishing, food fish or game fish guide licensees, western Washington steelhead guide stamp requirements for: HB 1917
Licenses, commercial fishing, food fish or game fish guides licensing, expanding information and other requirements: SB 5786, * SSB 5786, CH 314 (2013)
Licenses, commercial fishing, guides unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Licenses, geoduck clam diver licenses, provisions: HB 1764, SHB 1764, * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013), HB 2574, SB 5665
Licenses, hunting and fishing, discover pass discount when purchased with certain licenses, etc.: SB 5289
Licenses, hunting and fishing, personally identifying information from, disclosure for unemployment compensation overpayment recovery: HB 1393, SB 5353
Licenses, nonresident veterans with disabilities, issuing combination fishing license or any hunting license at nondisabled resident cost: * SHB 1192, CH 101 (2013)
Licenses, veterans with disabilities, discounted hunting and fishing licenses to include nonresidents: HB 1192
Livestock damage by wolves, payment by department of claims for compensation: HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5079
Marine areas redevelopment and restoration projects, requirements for permit review and approval process eligibility, department role: SB 5545
Migratory bird annual stamp, design of stamp and related matters, department role: SB 6193
Migratory bird permits, sales to hunters, use of revenues, department role: SB 6193
Natural resource management, department use of best available land management techniques: HB 1372
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence, department administrative authority: HB 1384
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Scientific literature, peer-reviewed, use by department: * HB 1112, CH 68 (2013), HB 2261, * SHB 2261, CH 21 (2014)
Sediment from rivers, management strategies, demonstration projects to test, department role: ESB 6549
Sediment, removal from freshwater by volunteers, exemption from hydraulic project permit requirement under certain conditions: HB 2021, SB 6027
Spawning beds, salmon and steelhead, prohibiting activities that harm or disturb, department role: SB 5254
Trails, official recreational trail policy, department to develop and implement: HB 2151
Transportation projects, environmental and compensatory mitigation, restricting imposition by permitting agency of land acquisition requirements: HB 2095
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, prohibiting adoption or maintaining of requirements by department when more stringent: HB 1996
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, reforming to expedite projects through streamlined environmental decision making, department role: HB 1978, ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SHB 2070, SB 6051
Vehicle access pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Vessels, publicly owned, transfer by department: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Wildlife, bighorn sheep, damage to commercial crops by, payment of claims for compensation by department: SB 5760, SSB 5760
Wildlife, damage to crops and livestock by, additional personalized license plate registration fee to be used for payment of claims for compensation: * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Wildlife, damage to crops and livestock by, expenditures from wildlife conflict account for: HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Wildlife, damage to crops and livestock by, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1219, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Wolves, department management of, use of Washington's wolves license plate fees: HB 1219, HB 1500, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5193, SSB 5193, SB 5299
Wolves, gray wolf translocation to western Washington, department to institute program: HB 1258
Wolves, livestock damage caused by, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5300
Wolves, nonlethal management cooperative agreements with livestock owners, department to enter into: SB 5300
Working waterfront redevelopment jobs act, department role: SB 5545
FISHING, COMMERCIAL  FISHING, COMMERCIAL RSS Feed
               (See also FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; SALMON)
Aquaculture, geoduck operations, department of ecology duties concerning, repealing: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Aquaculture, geoduck, coordinating research with ocean acidification research: HB 1761
Aquaculture, marine, authorizing inclusion of net pen facilities siting in shoreline master programs: HB 1599, SB 5623
Aquaculture, shellfish aquaculture regulatory committee, shifting emphasis from regulation to research: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Aquaculture, shellfish, promoting research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Charter boat operators, unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Crab, Puget Sound Dungeness crab fishery, number of licenses per vessel: HB 1075, * SHB 1075, CH 288 (2013)
Enforcement, of fish and wildlife law provisions, various violations : HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Environmental law violations, involving fish and wildlife enforcement code, attorney general authority and power: HB 1655
Forage fish, department of fish and wildlife to report on: SB 6072, SSB 6072
Geoduck clams, aquaculture operations, repealing department of ecology duties concerning: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Geoduck clams, aquaculture, coordination of research on geoducks with ocean acidification research: HB 1761
Geoduck clams, diver licenses, provisions: HB 1764, SHB 1764, * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013), HB 2574, SB 5665
Geoduck clams, geoduck diver safety program, creation of program and establishment of diver safety requirements: * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013)
Geoduck harvest safety committee, establishment by department of natural resources: SHB 1764, * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013)
Geoduck safety advisory committee, establishment by department of natural resources: HB 1764, SB 5665
Guides, food fish or game fish, expanding information and other requirements for licensure: SB 5786, * SSB 5786, CH 314 (2013)
Guides, food fish or game fish, western Washington steelhead guide stamp requirements for: HB 1917
Guides, unlawfully acting as food or game fish guide, adding western Washington steelhead guide stamp requirement to statute: HB 1917
Guides, unlawfully engaging in fishing guide activity, gross misdemeanor: HB 1896
Indian tribal members, convictions prior to 1975 for certain tribal fishing activities, vacating: HB 2080, * SHB 2080, CH 176 (2014)
Licenses, child support noncompliance-based suspension, additional suspension due to violation of suspension: * HB 1218, CH 102 (2013), SB 5137
Licenses, commercial and recreational, various provisions: HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Licenses, personally identifying information from, disclosure for unemployment compensation overpayment recovery: HB 1393, SB 5353
Oysters, Ostrea lurida, designating as official state oyster: HB 2387, SHB 2387, SB 6145, * SSB 6145, CH 146 (2014)
Sea cucumber enhancement assessment, extending current rate: SHB 1323
Sea cucumbers, dive fishery license surcharges, modifying provisions: HB 1323, SHB 1323, SB 5572
Shark fins, unlawful trade in second degree, prohibiting all commercial activities: SB 5081
Shellfish aquaculture regulatory committee, shifting emphasis from regulation to research: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Shellfish, aquaculture, promoting research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Unemployment compensation, excluding services by certain persons on boat catching fish from definition of employment: * HB 1311, CH 75 (2013), SB 5758
Washington state commercial fishing fleet: * SR 8710 (2014)
Washington state commercial fishing fleet, 2013 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4653 (2013), * SR 8627 (2013)
Washington state commercial fishing fleet, 2014 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4679 (2014), * SR 8710 (2014)
Westport, 100th year anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4672 (2014)
FISHING, RECREATIONAL  FISHING, RECREATIONAL RSS Feed
               (See also SALMON; STEELHEAD)
Enforcement, of fish and wildlife law provisions, various violations : HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Environmental law violations, involving fish and wildlife enforcement code, attorney general authority and power: HB 1655
Fishing line or monofilament recycling pilot program, establishment: SB 6080
Forage fish, department of fish and wildlife to report on: SB 6072, SSB 6072
Indian tribal members, convictions prior to 1975 for certain tribal fishing activities, vacating: HB 2080, * SHB 2080, CH 176 (2014)
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements: SB 5057
Licenses, child support noncompliance-based suspension, additional suspension due to violation of suspension: * HB 1218, CH 102 (2013), SB 5137
Licenses, commercial and recreational, various provisions: HB 2460, SHB 2460, SB 6041, * ESSB 6041, CH 48 (2014)
Licenses, discover pass discount when purchased with certain licenses, etc.: SB 5289
Licenses, nonresident veterans with disabilities, issuing combination fishing license at nondisabled resident cost: * SHB 1192, CH 101 (2013)
Licenses, personally identifying information from, disclosure for unemployment compensation overpayment recovery: HB 1393, SB 5353
Licenses, veterans with disabilities, discounted licenses to include nonresidents: HB 1192
Oysters, Ostrea lurida, designating as official state oyster: HB 2387, SHB 2387, SB 6145, * SSB 6145, CH 146 (2014)
Spawning beds, salmon and steelhead, prohibiting activities that harm or disturb: SB 5254
Westport, 100th year anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4672 (2014)
FLOOD CONTROL  FLOOD CONTROL RSS Feed
               
Flood control districts, administration and contracts: HB 1049, SHB 1049, HB 2189, SHB 2189
Flood control districts, elections, allowing legal entities to vote: HB 1269
Flood control zone districts, controlling mosquitos using integrated pest management: SB 5324, * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Flood control zone districts, district supervisor per diem: HB 1039, HB 2157, SHB 2157
Flood control zone districts, functions and taxing authority, transfer to county, conditions and process: HB 1324, SB 5096
Flood control zone districts, inhibiting mosquito breeding in storm water retention ponds through certain measures: * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Flood hazard reduction bonds, authorization: HB 2356, HB 2357, SHB 2357
Sediment from rivers, management strategies, demonstration projects to test: ESB 6549
Water supply and integrated water management, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 6516
Water supply, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SB 6516
FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS  FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also BUSINESSES)
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 2779
Breakfast after the bell programs in certain public schools, implementing: HB 2536, ESHB 2536, SB 6444, SSB 6444
Caterers, liquor caterers, creating beer, spirits, and wine sales license for: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Cottage food operations, adding certain candies to list of cottage food products: HB 2698, SHB 2698
Cottage food operations, increasing annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: SHB 1135
Cottage food operations, maximum annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: SB 6047
Cottage food operations, repealing annual gross sales limit for maintaining permit: HB 1135
Dairy day at the legislature, celebrating: * SR 8674 (2014)
Dairy products, business and occupation tax deduction for value of products or gross proceeds of sales in certain cases: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Dairy products, business and occupation taxation of, provisions: HB 1748, SB 5561, SSB 5561, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Dairy products, preferential business and occupation tax rate for dairy producers: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Direct sellers, license for, prepackaged food delivered directly to consumers: * ESSB 6388, CH 98 (2014)
Distributors, pass-through wholesale, establishing license for sellers of prepackaged food delivered directly to consumers: HB 1827, SHB 1827, SB 6388
Energy drinks, prohibiting selling or giving away to person under age eighteen: HB 1807
Fish, food fish and shellfish, labeling for sale, requirements and penalties: HB 1200, * SHB 1200, CH 290 (2013), SB 5037, SSB 5037
Fish, transgenic salmon or salmon products, labeling as, during sale: HB 2630
Food safety and animal health programs, fee increases for: HB 2748, ESHB 2748, HB 2749
Food safety program, fee categories, sub-work group to review: ESHB 2748
Genetically engineered foods, disclosure for retail sale: SB 5073, SI 522, HI 522
Honey bee products and services, defining as agricultural product for B&O tax purposes: SB 6402, SSB 6402
Honey bee products, defining as agricultural product for excise tax purposes: 2SSB 6402
Milk and milk products, examination of, requirements and penalties for violations: HB 1220, * SB 5139, CH 7 (2013)
Milk, processed in state, extending expiration of dairy inspection program assessment on: HB 2354, SB 6079
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 2779
State agencies, food and beverage provision and service standards, adoption and implementation: HB 1321, SHB 1321
FOR HIRE VEHICLES  (See BUSINESSES; MOTOR VEHICLES; TRANSPORTATION)
FORECLOSURES  (See HOMES AND HOUSING; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
FOREST LAND  FOREST LAND RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Community forest land trust, purchase of land for trust to help protect Yakima river basin: * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)
Community forest trust account, creation: HB 2126, SHB 2126, SB 5973, SSB 5973, * 2SSB 5973, CH 32 (2014)
Designated forest land program, county option to merge with open space timber program: HB 1156
Designated forest land program, merging timber land classification with, option: SHB 1156, * SB 6180, CH 137 (2014)
Federal forest lands, counties with, discontinuing certain offsetting of basic education allocation to certain districts in: * E2SHB 2207, CH 155 (2014) PV
Federal forest lands, counties with, discontinuing offsetting of basic education allocation to certain districts in: SHB 2207
Federal forest lands, counties with, discontinuing reduction of basic education allocation to districts in: HB 2207, SHB 2207, SB 5986, SSB 5986
Fire damage, to public or private forested land, civil action to recover damages for: HB 2103, SB 5972, * ESSB 5972, CH 81 (2014)
Small forest landowners, prohibiting participation in forestry riparian easement program when conducting certain harvests: HB 1600
Small forest landowners, providing with incentives to keep land in long-term forestry: HB 1600
State lands, divestiture, sale of land not being used for forestry: HB 1111
Timber land, classification, merging with designated forest land program, option: SHB 1156, * SB 6180, CH 137 (2014)
Timber land, current use taxation, removal of or withdrawal from classification, modifying interest rate charge on additional tax: SB 5776, SSB 5776
Timber land, open space program, county option to merge with designated forest land program: HB 1156
Timber on public land, credit against property taxes paid on, repealing: * SB 5806, CH 240 (2013)
Timber sale program, department of natural resources, modifying expiration dates: HB 1243, * SB 5337, CH 255 (2013)
Timber, privately owned, purchaser reporting requirements expiration date: * HB 2099, CH 152 (2014)
FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS  FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also FOREST LAND; FOREST PRACTICES BOARD)
Applications, denials of, restrictions and procedures when archaeological object is present: HB 1223
Christmas tree grower licensure, extending program: * HB 1209, CH 72 (2013), SB 5377
Family forest fish passage program, distributions from forest and fish support account: HB 2747, SB 6478
Family forest fish passage program, distributions from forest landowners incentive programs account: ESSB 6478
Forest harvest excise tax, distributing proceeds through various accounts: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Forestry riparian easement program, distributions from forest and fish support account: HB 2747, SB 6478
Forestry riparian easement program, distributions from forest landowners incentive programs account: ESSB 6478
Industrial insurance, certain forest products industry risk classifications, creating workers' compensation state fund high risk premium subsidy program: SB 5744
Industrial insurance, logger safety initiative, department of labor and industries to report concerning: * ESSB 5744, CH 339 (2013)
Log transportation businesses, public utility tax, reduction: SB 6259, SSB 6259
Logging operations, industrial insurance, creating workers' compensation state fund high risk premium subsidy program: SB 5744
Logging operations, industrial insurance, department of labor and industries to report concerning logger safety initiative: * ESSB 5744, CH 339 (2013)
Pulp and paper mill workers, thanking: * HR 4610 (2013)
Riparian open space and critical habitat program, distributions from forest and fish support account: HB 2747, SB 6478
Riparian open space and critical habitat program, distributions from forest landowners incentive programs account: ESSB 6478
Timber tax distribution account, distributions to forest and fish support account: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Trees, Washington state tree special license plates, creating: EHB 2752
FOREST PRACTICES BOARD  FOREST PRACTICES BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS)
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence, board authority: HB 1384
Transportation projects, environmental and compensatory mitigation, restricting imposition by permitting agency of land acquisition requirements: HB 2095
FOSTER CARE  FOSTER CARE RSS Feed
               
Extended foster care services, provision for certain nonminor dependents: HB 1302, SHB 1302, E2SHB 1302, * EHB 2335, CH 122 (2014), SB 5405, SSB 5405, * E2SSB 5405, CH 332 (2013), SB 6101, SSB 6101
Passport to college promise program, eligibility of student formerly in foster care: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Schooling support for youth residing in foster family home, provision of: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Sibling visitation for children in foster care: HB 1204, ESHB 1204, SB 5389, SSB 5389, * E2SSB 5389, CH 316 (2013)
FREIGHT MOBILITY STRATEGIC INVESTMENT BOARD  FREIGHT MOBILITY STRATEGIC INVESTMENT BOARD RSS Feed
               
Project funding from board, modifying provisions: HB 1256, * SHB 1256, CH 104 (2013), SB 5239, SSB 5239
FUELS  FUELS RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS; TAXES - AIRCRAFT FUEL TAX; TAXES - MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL TAX; TAXES - SPECIAL FUEL TAX)
Alternative fuel-powered vehicles, clarifying application of retail sales and use tax exemption: HB 2671, SB 6496
Alternative fuel-powered vehicles, extending application of retail sales and use tax exemption to range extended battery electric vehicles: SB 6562
Alternative fuel-powered vehicles, extending retail sales and use tax exemption: HB 2418, SB 6268
Biodiesel blend or E85 motor fuel-related sales and services, apprentice utilization requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1023, SHB 1023, SB 5393
Biodiesel blend or E85 motor fuel-related sales and services, prevailing wage requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1025, SHB 1025, SB 5395
Biodiesel blend or E85 motor fuel-related sales and services, resident workers requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1026, SB 5394
Biofuel and biodiesel, state agency use requirements, exemptions: HB 2091
Biofuels, sales and use tax exemptions for use of hog fuel to produce: HB 1663, SHB 1663, 2SHB 1663, SB 5866, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Biofuels, sustainable aviation biofuels work group, convening: * E2SSB 6518, CH 174 (2014)
Diesel fuel, diesel idle reduction account and loan and grant program, creating: HB 2569
Diesel fuel, diesel idle reduction account and loan program, creating: SHB 2569, * E2SHB 2569, CH 74 (2014)
Excise tax, distribution of taxable fuel, imposing for student transportation: HB 1122, SB 5039
Extracted fuels, use tax exemption for, modifying in connection with biomass fuel and refinery fuel gas: ESHB 2034, ESHB 2038, HB 2465, HB 2796, SB 6574
Extracted fuels, use tax exemption for, modifying in connection with hog fuel and refinery fuel gas: HB 2038
Fossil fuel carbon pollution tax, levying and imposing for basic education funding: HB 2803
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, B&O taxation of: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, public utility tax exemption: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Landfill gas, companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using, sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment used by: SB 6215, SSB 6215, 2SSB 6215
Low-carbon fuel standard, legislative intention that governor not adopt by order or rule making: SB 6577
Natural gas or propane used to heat greenhouses, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1722
Natural gas, compressed or liquefied, various excise taxation provisions concerning use as transportation fuel: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Oil and gas, property tax exemption for certain reserves and leases on development and operation rights: HB 1856, SHB 1856
Oil and gas, severance and conservation excise tax, including related exemption and credit: HB 1856, SHB 1856
Oil or oils, definition of, modifying for purposes of petroleum transportation and oil spill prevention and response: HB 2440, SB 6243
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, measures to increase safety of transport of: SB 6582
Taxes on fuel, simplifying and updating of fuel tax administration through comprehensive revisions and consolidation: HB 1883, * SHB 1883, CH 225 (2013)
Taxes, motor vehicle fuel tax, deduction for handling losses, repealing: HB 2041, SHB 2041, 2SHB 2041
Taxes, motor vehicle fuel tax, increasing nonhighway fuel tax refunds: SB 5868
Taxes, motor vehicle fuel tax, tax rate used for calculating distribution to certain accounts, revising: HB 2001, SB 5888
FUNDS  (See PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS)
FUNERALS  (See HUMAN REMAINS)