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FAIRS  (See AGRICULTURE)
FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S OMBUDS, OFFICE  FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S OMBUDS, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Children, youth, and families, department of, oversight board for, establishing: SHB 1661, * 2E2SHB 1661, CH 6 (2017)
Functions and duties of office, performance by new state ombuds office: SB 5978
FAMILY LIFE  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
FARMS AND FARMING  FARMS AND FARMING RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; LIVESTOCK; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Agritourism, liability of agritourism professionals, limitations on: HB 2020, SB 5808, * ESSB 5808, CH 227 (2017)
Berry growing operations, outdoor burning of pruning waste: SB 5004, SSB 5004
Chavez, Cesar, honoring: * SR 8642 (2017)
Chavez, Cesar, recognizing March thirty-first as Cesar Chavez day: HB 1939, SB 5913
Composting, protecting from nuisance lawsuits, when: HB 1590, SB 5431, ESSB 5431
Crop protection products, wholesale sales, B&O tax exemption, when: HB 1916, SB 5786, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Crops damage due to wildlife, by elk or deer, compensation for: HB 1399, SHB 1399
Dairy farms, men and women working on, honoring: * SR 8606 (2017)
Dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project, establishing: HB 1542
Employees, farm internship pilot project, adding counties and expiration date: * HB 1906, CH 150 (2017)
Farm product, defining to include marijuana, for nuisance lawsuit protection: HB 1692, SHB 1692
Farmers, future farmers of America, Washington's, recognizing: * HR 4614 (2017), * SR 8621 (2017)
Fertilizer, commercial, wholesale sales of, B&O tax exemption, when: HB 1916, SB 5786, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Food system, state, studying: HB 1552
Hemp, industrial, funding of research on: HB 1979, SB 5732
Hemp, industrial, indicating exclusion from "controlled substance" definition: * HB 2064, CH 153 (2017)
Hemp, industrial, regulatory framework feasibility, studying: * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017)
Hunger, childhood, efforts of Washington farmers to help combat: * HR 4605 (2017)
Labor contracting, farm, excluding activity solely for small forest landowners from: * EHB 1924, CH 253 (2017)
Marijuana, production and products, excluding from "agricultural labor": SHB 1692
Marijuana, production and products, excluding from overtime exemption: SHB 1692
Pollutant discharge elimination permits, treating nonagency individuals equitably: HB 2140, HB 2141
School meals, farm-to-school and small and direct marketing farm programs: HB 1508
School meals, farm-to-school and small farm direct marketing programs: ESHB 1508
Seed, wholesale sales of, B&O tax exemption, when: HB 1916, SB 5786, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Sewage sludge/biosolids, food grown in, labeling requirements: HB 1653
Small farms, encouraging through growth management act planning: HB 1609
Small farms, within current use property tax program: HB 1544, SHB 1544
Wages, agricultural labor, break time/rest period remedial compensation, when: ESB 5720
Wages, production-based safe harbor compensation for agricultural labor: HB 2049
FERRIES  FERRIES RSS Feed
               (See also COLLECTIVE BARGAINING)
Advisory committees, role of, provisions: HB 1528, SB 5392
County ferry districts, creating district in part of the county, requirements: SHB 1331
County ferry districts, passenger-only ferries, not limiting district authority to: HB 1331, SHB 1331, SB 5403, SSB 5403
Employees, ferry, collective bargaining unit representative elections: HB 1607, SB 5551
Employees, ferry, requiring union membership or dues/fees payment, prohibiting: SB 5692
Employees, ferry, unused vacation leave accrual by: * HB 1530, CH 168 (2017), SB 5390
FILMS AND FILM INDUSTRY  (See MOTION PICTURES)
FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE  FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE RSS Feed
               
Parks, state, capital projects at, general obligation bonds to fund, committee role: SB 5838, ESSB 5838
FINANCIAL AID  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; STUDENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE, OFFICE)
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RSS Feed
               (See also SECURITIES)
American recovery program, including Glass-Steagall Act, requesting adoption of: SJM 8006
Banking, requesting that Congress separate investment and commercial functions: SJM 8002
Credit union act, modifying provisions: HB 1053, * SB 5144, CH 61 (2017)
Credit unions, as public depositaries: HB 1209, SHB 1209, SB 5396
Credit unions, capital accounts, secondary, provisions concerning: HB 1318
Dressel, Melanie J., Columbia bank CEO, honoring the life and career of: * SR 8635 (2017)
Dressel, Melanie, Columbia bank CEO, honoring the life and accomplishments of: * HR 4624 (2017)
International banking facilities, B&O tax exemption for, repealing: SB 5765
Investment conduits, certain amounts received by, B&O exemption, repealing: SB 5821
Investment management services, international, preferential B&O rate, eliminating: HB 2186, SHB 2186, SB 5929
Investment trust, Washington, creating: HB 2059, SB 5464
Linked deposit program, simplifying rule making for: SB 5587
Marijuana businesses, patients, and providers, providing financial services for: HB 2098, SB 5928
Securitization entities, certain amounts received by, B&O exemption, repealing: SB 5821
Student loans, disbursement via financial institution, requirements for schools: HB 1499
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Small business retirement marketplace, investment options in, department review: HB 1850, HB 1966, SHB 1966, SB 5675, * SSB 5675, CH 69 (2017)
Student education loan servicers program, department role: HB 1440, SHB 1440, E2SHB 1440, SB 5210
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE  FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Brown, Marty, former director, recognizing and thanking: * SR 8669 (2017)
Capital budget projects, 4-year colleges, proposals/prioritized lists, OFM role: SHB 1325
Capital budget, higher education project requests, prioritized ranking by colleges: HB 1325, SB 5087
Capital facilities, higher education, standards and scoring/weighting tool, OFM role: SHB 1325
Children, core state services, forecasting/budgeting as maintenance-level costs: EHB 2008
Collective bargaining agreements, "feasible financially for the state," OFM role: HB 1287
Collective bargaining agreements, state, OFM to post on web site: * SB 5969, CH 23 (2017)
Contracts, "contracting out" assessment and contractor ethical standards, OFM role: ESHB 1851
Contracts, state agency contract oversight and management program, OFM role: SSB 5915
Education data center, educator preparation data, making available to PESB: HB 1741, * SHB 1741, CH 172 (2017), SB 5526
Facilities and real estate, state agencies, aligning certain DES and OFM functions: HB 1828, SB 5089
Fiscal analysis, work group to explore establishing nonpartisan agency, OFM role: SB 5443, SSB 5443
Fiscal impact statements and estimates, dynamic, OFM role: HB 1960
Fiscal impact statements, for ballot measures, deadline for preparing, OFM role: SHB 1981
Fiscal impact, dynamic fiscal impact statements, instituting, OFM role: SB 5443, SSB 5443
Fiscal notes, various provisions: SB 5443, SSB 5443, SB 5848
Foster parent shared leave pool, creating, OFM role: SB 5890, * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Growth management hearings board, assets transfer to OFM due to eliminating: HB 1350
Human resources, transferring certain DES functions to OFM: SB 5915, SSB 5915
Prescription drugs, cost and utilization data reporting, OFM role: HB 1541, SHB 1541, 2SHB 1541, SB 5401, SB 5586
Psychiatric hospitals, state, managed care risk model for, OFM role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Racial and ethnic impact statements concerning legislation, OFM role: SB 5588, SSB 5588
Regulatory assistance, office of, regulatory fairness act assistance for agencies: HB 1120, SHB 1120, * 2SHB 1120, CH 53 (2017)
Shared leave program, to include parental leave and pregnancy disability: HB 1434, SHB 1434, SB 5295
Shared leave program, uniformed service member or veteran, or spouse of, when: * E2SHB 1802, CH 173 (2017)
Shared leave program, uniformed service pool, members, veterans, spouses: HB 1802
Shared leave program, veterans in-state service shared leave pool, creating: SHB 1802, * E2SHB 1802, CH 173 (2017)
Shared leave, state employee spouse or partner leave sharing, when: SB 5479
Shared leave, state parental leave sharing program, creating: SB 5479
Shared leave, to include parental and maternity/paternity leave, when: SB 5479
State agencies, audits of, indicating state law noncompliance, OFM role: SB 5372, * SSB 5372, CH 66 (2017)
State agencies, charging labor organizations a fee for PERC funding, OFM role: SSB 5914
State agencies, employees and contractors, background checks, when, OFM role: HB 2208, SSB 5915
State employees, union dues, covering portion of PERC costs, OFM role: SB 5914
Statewide all-payer health care claims database, modifying provisions: SB 5197
Statutory provisions concerning OFM, obsolete or inactive, removing or revising: EHB 1927, SB 5292
Tax rate, effective, in statements for ballot measures and bills, OFM role: HB 1981, SHB 1981
Vacation leave, accrual and use of, state employee and officer provisions: HB 1521, * SHB 1521, CH 167 (2017), SB 5296, SSB 5296
Vacation leave, cashing-out, requirements: * SHB 1521, CH 167 (2017), SSB 5296
Vacation leave, removing continuous employment requirement for first using: HB 1521, * SHB 1521, CH 167 (2017), SB 5296, SSB 5296
Veterans, military recruitment program, OFM to develop: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
FIRE DEPARTMENTS  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIRE MARSHAL, STATE  (See ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; FIRE PROTECTION; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
FIRE PROTECTION  FIRE PROTECTION RSS Feed
               (See also FIREFIGHTERS)
Contractors, fire protection contractor license fund, limiting uses of: HB 1133
Contractors, fire suppression, DNR outreach and recruitment: HB 1489, * ESHB 1489, CH 104 (2017)
Director of fire protection, inspecting marijuana producer's premises, when: HB 1920, SHB 1920
Fire code officials, inspecting marijuana producer's premises, alternatives to, when: HB 1920, SHB 1920
Fire departments, city or town, effect of fire protection district formation on: SB 5628, * ESSB 5628, CH 328 (2017)
Fire departments, community assistance referral and education services program: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Fire departments, Lynden, Gary Baar, fire chief, honoring: * HR 4632 (2017)
Fire investigators, occupational disease presumptions for workers' compensation: SB 5477
Fire protection districts, annexations and mergers, various provisions: HB 1751, ESHB 1751, * SB 5454, CH 326 (2017)
Fire protection districts, commissioner compensation, adjustment for inflation: HB 1167, * SB 5122, CH 58 (2017)
Fire protection districts, elections, district-based or alternative: HB 1800, SB 5267, SB 6002
Fire protection districts, formation by city or town, process, authority, governance: SB 5628, * ESSB 5628, CH 328 (2017)
Fire protection districts, formation, including ambulance service, when: * ESSB 5628, CH 328 (2017)
Fire protection districts, property tax levies, removing certain requirements: * HB 1166, CH 107 (2017), SB 5121
Fire protection districts, rural counties, equipment purchases, tax exemption, when: HB 1839
Fire protection districts, surplus federal equipment for Cascadia earthquake/tsunami: SJM 8010
Fires, national fire incident reporting system, administering of: HB 1863, * SHB 1863, CH 308 (2017)
Hospitals, fire protection inspections, funding from hospital licensing fees: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Mobilization, state fire service, anticipating local needs: HB 1019, SHB 1019
Regional fire protection service authorities, effective formation date of: * SHB 1467, CH 196 (2017)
Regional fire protection service authorities, fire protection benefit charge provisions: HB 1467, * SHB 1467, CH 196 (2017), SB 5364, SSB 5364
Regional fire protection service authorities, tax levy provisions: HB 1467, * SHB 1467, CH 196 (2017), SB 5364, SSB 5364
Rental property and condominiums, fire safety requirements, compliance with: SB 5082
Russell, Gary, Whatcom county fire district no. 7 fire chief, recognizing: * HR 4649 (2017)
Wildfires, 2015, appropriations from budget stabilization account for: HB 1613
Wildfires, 2016, appropriations from budget stabilization account for: * EHB 2190, CH 29 (2017), HB 2191, SB 5895
Wildfires, aircraft use, premobilization assistance program for local entities to fund: HB 1736, SHB 1736
Wildfires, eastern Washington, community wildfire protection assessment: HB 1074
Wildfires, forest losses from, forest health assessment and treatment: SB 5546, SSB 5546, * 2SSB 5546, CH 95 (2017)
Wildfires, forest losses from, forest health treatments prioritization policy: HB 1711, SHB 1711, * E2SHB 1711, CH 248 (2017)
Wildfires, greenhouse gas emissions from, calculating: SHB 1144, 2SHB 1144
Wildfires, ignition-resistant landscaping, homeowner/condominium associations: SHB 1172
Wildfires, open space program additional tax natural disaster exception for: EHB 1309, SB 5188, SSB 5188, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Wildfires, risk, prevention, response, and education activities, certain funds for: HB 2010
Wildfires, risk, reduction activities to prevent residential homelessness, funding: * ESHB 2010, CH 280 (2017)
Wildfires, suppression contractors and equipment owners, DNR recruitment: HB 1489, * ESHB 1489, CH 104 (2017)
Wildfires, suppression funding, from forest resilience and fire suppression account: SB 5930
Wildfires, suppression methods, use of fire retardants, foams, etc., DNR reporting: SB 5198, * ESSB 5198, CH 319 (2017)
Wildfires, suppression volunteers, effective use of, DNR responsibilities: SB 5199
Wildfires, vegetation removal to protect structures, in development regulations: HB 1588
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIREARMS  FIREARMS RSS Feed
               (See also CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS)
Alien firearm license, fingerprinting requirements for: * HB 1965, CH 174 (2017), SB 5730
Assault weapons and large capacity magazines, licensing and background checks: HB 1387, SB 5444
Assault weapons and large capacity magazines, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1134, HB 1387, SB 5050, SB 5444
Background checks, assault weapons and large capacity magazines: HB 1387, SB 5444
Background checks, exclusions, certain employer-employee transfers: HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5552
Background checks, exclusions, certain entity-employee transfers: SSB 5506, * ESSB 5552, CH 264 (2017)
Background checks, exclusions, flare guns and construction tools: HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5552, * ESSB 5552, CH 264 (2017)
Background checks, exemptions, concealed pistol licensees, when: HB 1725
Background checks, exemptions, family member exemption, expanding: HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5552, * ESSB 5552, CH 264 (2017)
Background checks, exemptions, suicide or bodily harm prevention transfers: SHB 1612, HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5552, * ESSB 5552, CH 264 (2017), SB 5553
Background checks, exemptions, temporary transfers in transferor's presence: HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5552, * ESSB 5552, CH 264 (2017)
Background checks, exemptions, transfers at nonprofit fund-raising activities: HB 1933, SB 5506
Background checks, repealing: HB 1380
Clay targets, purchased by nonprofit gun clubs, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5557
Dealers, at point of sale, offering locked box, lock, or anti-discharge device: HB 1122, SHB 1122, SB 5463
Deliveries, by dealer to law enforcement officer, requirements: HB 1592
Deliveries, by dealer to purchaser or transferee, requirements: HB 2174
Emergency, lawful firearms possession during state of: HB 1004
Forfeited firearms, state patrol option to destroy: HB 1483
Forfeiture of firearms, depositing proceeds into education legacy trust account: HB 2136
Hunter education training program, firearm safety and education within, funding: HB 1900, SB 5536
Hunter education training program, firearm skills in, law enforcement exemption: HB 1944, * SHB 1944, CH 255 (2017)
Insurance, firearms liability coverage, requiring for lawful purchase: SB 5795
Law enforcement, less lethal weapons program, establishing: HB 1529, HB 1769, SB 5073, SSB 5073
No-contact orders, relation of firearms/dangerous weapons to, when: SSB 5029
Pistols, applications and transfer and/or sale records, prohibiting database of: HB 1181, HB 1190
Pistols, concealed pistol license, original, fingerprinting requirements for: * HB 1965, CH 174 (2017), SB 5730
Pistols, concealed pistol license, reciprocity with other states, age requirement for: HB 1381
Pistols, concealed pistol license, renewal notice requirements: HB 1100, * SHB 1100, CH 74 (2017), * SB 5268, CH 282 (2017)
Pistols, concealed pistol licensees, background check exemption, when: HB 1725
Pistols, concealed, carrying in public facilities with license: HB 1015
Possession, person detained for mental health evaluation then released, prohibition: SB 5441
Purchase or transfer applications, denial when ineligible, investigations: HB 1501
Purchase or transfer applications, denial when ineligible, investigations, appeals: * SHB 1501, CH 261 (2017)
Purchase or transfer applications, denial when ineligible, protected person notice: HB 1501, * SHB 1501, CH 261 (2017)
Purchase or transfer applications, denial when ineligible, reporting and database: HB 1501, * SHB 1501, CH 261 (2017)
Raffle prizes, gift certificates for businesses that sell firearms, provisions: SB 5671
Rifles, semiautomatic, within "assault weapon" definition, prohibitions, exceptions: HB 1134, HB 1387, SB 5050, SB 5444
Safety, high school firearm safety and hunter education elective course: HB 1174, SB 5216
Safety, products for safe storage, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1270
Sexual assault, protection orders, involving firearms, modifying or terminating: * ESSB 5256, CH 233 (2017)
Storage, unsafe, crime of community endangerment and warnings by dealers: HB 1122, SB 5463
Storage, unsafe, crime of reckless endangerment and warnings by dealers: SHB 1122
Students, K-2, suspension for firearm possession: SB 5155, SSB 5155
Suicide awareness, suicide-safer homes project, task force, and account, creating: HB 1612, SHB 1612, * E2SHB 1612, CH 262 (2017) PV
Trigger modification devices, prohibitions: SB 5992
FIREFIGHTERS  FIREFIGHTERS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
Assault, third degree, against firefighters due to occupation: HB 1693
Hiring and continuing employment, lawful permanent residents, eligibility of: HB 1182, SB 5389
Killed in line of duty, spouses of firefighters who were, property tax exemption for: SB 5104, SSB 5104
Malicious harassment, against firefighters due to occupation: HB 1693
Occupational disease presumptions, for workers' compensation: HB 1655, SB 5477
Occupational diseases, for workers' compensation, mental conditions/disabilities: SHB 1655
Posttraumatic stress disorder, occupational disease presumption: HB 1655
FISCAL YEAR  (See STATE GOVERNMENT)
FISH  FISH RSS Feed
               (See also FISHING; RIVERS AND STREAMS)
Barriers to passage, removal, as fish habitat enhancement project, when: HB 1275, * SHB 1275, CH 241 (2017), SB 5393, ESSB 5393
Barriers to passage, removal, off-site mitigation projects in relation to: HB 1760, SHB 1760
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5718
Habitat enhancement projects, hydraulic permitting for: HB 1428, SHB 1428, SB 5466
Hatchery and genetic management plans, Puget Sound, NOAA fisheries review of: SJM 8009
Invasive species, aquatic, comprehensive approach for managing: HB 1429, SHB 1429, SB 5303, * ESSB 5303, CH 17 (2017)
Salmon, Atlantic, cultivation in state waters, prohibiting: HB 2260
Salmon, spawning beds, activities that harm or disturb, prohibiting: SB 5422
Spawning beds, in rivers and streams, activities that harm or disturb, prohibiting: SB 5422
Steelhead, spawning beds, activities that harm or disturb, prohibiting: SB 5422
FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION  FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; HUNTING)
Elk, hoof disease, strategies for controlling, commission role: HB 1848
Recreational fishing opportunity, prioritizing, commission role: HB 1229
Renaming as fish and wildlife advisory commission and transferring duties to DFW: SB 5718
Surcharges on license fees, authority to establish, when: HB 1647
Tribal hunting, tribal consultation with commission, when: HB 1097, ESHB 1097
Wolves, gray, partial removal from endangered, threatened, or sensitive lists, when: HB 1872
FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT  FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also DISCOVER PASS; FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION; FISHING; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HUNTING; WILDLIFE)
Damage due to wildlife, claim process, DFW review of: HB 1726, SB 5078
Damage due to wildlife, compensation, DFW public access requirement, prohibiting: HB 1192
Damage due to wildlife, compensation, for crops damage by elk or deer: HB 1399, SHB 1399
Dogs, feral wolf-dog hybrids, DFW officer lethal removal of, when: HB 2247
Duties, transfer of fish and wildlife commission duties to DFW: SB 5718
Elk, Colockum herd, active management pilot project, DFW role: HB 1353, * SHB 1353, CH 244 (2017)
Elk, hoof disease, strategies for controlling, DFW role: HB 1848, SB 5474, SSB 5474, * 2SSB 5474, CH 159 (2017)
Elk-vehicle collision, DFW reimbursement of emergency response agency: HB 1726, SB 5078
Enforcement issues, fish and shellfish, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 5761
Enforcement, property seized by DFW, using proceeds for school funding: HB 2136
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, renaming fish and wildlife commission as: SB 5718
Fish dealing-buying-selling, wholesale, streamlining requirements: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Fish passage barriers, removal, as fish habitat enhancement project, DFW role: HB 1275, * SHB 1275, CH 241 (2017), SB 5393, ESSB 5393
Fish passage barriers, removal, off-site mitigation projects in relation to: HB 1760, SHB 1760
Hunter education training program, firearm safety and education within, funding: HB 1900, SB 5536
Hunter education training program, firearm skills in, law enforcement exemption: HB 1944, * SHB 1944, CH 255 (2017)
Hydraulic permits and projects, definition of "hydraulic project": SB 5228
Hydraulic permits and projects, fee structure, modifying: SHB 1428
Hydraulic permits and projects, legislative task force on approval jurisdiction: SSB 5228
Hydraulic permits and projects, off-site mitigation for projects, DFW role: HB 1760, SHB 1760
Hydraulic permits and projects, requirements, DFW role: HB 1428, SHB 1428, HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5466
Hydraulic permits and projects, stop work orders, DFW role: HB 1428, SB 5466
Hydraulic permits and projects, violations and penalties, DFW role: HB 1428, SB 5466
Information, commercial shellfish harvest, disclosure exemption, when: * ESB 5761, CH 71 (2017)
Information, tribal fish and shellfish harvest, disclosure exemption, when: * ESB 5761, CH 71 (2017)
Invasive species, aquatic, comprehensive approach for managing: HB 1429, SHB 1429, SB 5303, * ESSB 5303, CH 17 (2017)
Invasive species, aquatic, management measures to include permits and fees: HB 1429, SHB 1429, SB 5303, * ESSB 5303, CH 17 (2017)
Land acquisition, same-county DFW land sale requirement: HB 1008
Lands, acquired, DFW authority to manage, using certain management techniques: HB 2175
Legislative task force, joint, on hydraulic project approval program jurisdiction: SSB 5228
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, crewmember license for persons working on commercial fishery vessel: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, hunting or combination fishing, free for veterans with 100% disability: HB 1180
Licenses, recreational fishing and hunting fees, adjusting various: HB 1647
Licenses, surcharges on fees, when: HB 1647
Mining and prospecting, nonmotorized small scale, exemptions, DFW role: HB 1077
Private lands, public access agreements with DFW, payments to landowners under: HB 1464, * SHB 1464, CH 245 (2017), SB 5384
Recreational fishing opportunity, prioritizing, DFW role: HB 1229
Sediment management demonstration project in Pierce county, department role: HB 1660, SB 5611
Spawning beds, in rivers, activities that harm or disturb, prohibition, DFW role: SB 5422
Wolf-dog hybrids, feral, DFW officer lethal removal of, when: HB 2247
FISHING  FISHING RSS Feed
               
Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program, adding expiration: HB 1865
Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program, extending expiration: SB 5947, * ESSB 5947, CH 3 (2017)
Columbia river recreational salmon and steelhead endorsement program, funds use restrictions: HB 1865, * ESSB 5947, CH 3 (2017)
Commercial fish receivers, secondary, failure to account for commercial harvest: * SB 5306, CH 89 (2017)
Commercial fishing fleet, Washington state, 2017 blessing of the fleet: SR 8652
Commercial fishing fleet, Washington state, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4633 (2017), SR 8652
Commercial shellfish harvest information, disclosure exemption, when: * ESB 5761, CH 71 (2017)
Enforcement issues, fish and shellfish, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 5761
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5718
Fleets, recapitalization program, B&O tax preference: HB 1154
Guides, food and game fish, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
Guides, recreational, tag requirements in steelhead fishery pilot project areas: SB 5302
Licenses, combination fishing, free for veterans with 100% disability: HB 1180
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, crewmember license for persons working on commercial fishery vessel: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, recreational fishing fees, adjusting various: HB 1647
Licenses, surcharges on fees, when: HB 1647
Recreational fishing opportunity, prioritizing to expand sports fishing tourism: HB 1229
Right to fish and hunt, preserving, constitutional amendment for: SJR 8206
Steelhead, destination recreational steelhead fishery pilot projects, establishing: SB 5302
Tribal fish and shellfish harvest information, disclosure exemption, when: * ESB 5761, CH 71 (2017)
Wholesale fish dealing, buying, and selling, streamlining requirements: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
FITNESS  (See SPORTS AND RECREATION)
FLAGS  FLAGS RSS Feed
               (See also HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES)
Higher education institutions, flags that can be flown on campus, limiting: HB 1220
FLOOD CONTROL  FLOOD CONTROL RSS Feed
               
Chehalis basin flooding, damage reduction and habitat restoration: HB 1050
Chehalis basin, Chehalis board voting members, appointment procedures: * HB 1150 (2017) V, * ESB 5097, CH 27 (2017)
Flood control districts, land classification and relative percentages, reexamining: * SB 5543, CH 67 (2017)
Pierce county, river sediment management demonstration project, permitting for: HB 1660, SB 5611
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS  (See FLOOD CONTROL)
FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS  FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also BUSINESSES; HORSES)
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1878
Beef commission, assessment by, modifying provisions: SB 5793
Beef, promoting industry, cattle well-being, and beef commission transparency: * EHB 2073, CH 256 (2017)
Beverages, diet prepackaged, distributor first sale of, imposing tax: HB 1975
Beverages, sugar-sweetened prepackaged, distributor first sale of, imposing tax: HB 1975
Beverages, sweetened, purchase with state food assistance, prohibiting: SB 5897
Bio- or genetically (or non-) engineered foods, voluntary labeling tax credit: HB 1245
Businesses, food products, omnibus permit process pilot program, establishing: HB 2133
Dairy day at the legislature, recognizing: * SR 8606 (2017)
Flavor-imparting cooking products, sales/use tax exemption, when, extending: HB 2089, SB 5799, SSB 5799
Food policy forum, Washington, establishing: HB 1562, SHB 1562, E2SHB 1562
Food products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133
Food system, state, studying: HB 1552
Healthy food and beverage sales, school revenue loss due to, reimbursement for: SB 5417
Home-prepared foods, donation to charitable organizations for distribution: HB 1076, SHB 1076, 2SHB 1076
Hunger, childhood, importance of nutritious locally grown food in combatting: * HR 4605 (2017)
Hunger, food insecurity and USDA nutrition assistance programs, data on: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Insecurity, research on food insecurity, conducting: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Marijuana-infused edible food products, packaging and labeling of: HB 1124
Marijuana-infused edible food products, sanitary processing, regulation of: HB 1462, * SHB 1462, CH 138 (2017), SB 5324, SSB 5324
Meals on wheels program, grant program to expand, developing: * SB 5736, CH 287 (2017)
Mushrooms, pine mushroom, designating as official state fungi: HB 1812, SB 5723
Packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibiting: HB 1744
School meal programs, breakfast after start of day, as instructional hours, when: ESHB 1508, SSB 5696
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell lighthouse pilot project: HB 1508
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell program models and procedures: ESHB 1508, SB 6003
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell, as instructional hours, when: SB 6003
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell, in high-needs schools: ESHB 1508, SB 5696, SB 6003
School meal programs, reduced-price lunches, eliminating copays: HB 1508
School meals, farm-to-school and small and direct marketing farm programs: HB 1508
School meals, farm-to-school and small farm direct marketing programs: ESHB 1508
Seafood industry, fishing fleet recapitalization program, B&O tax preference: HB 1154
Sewage sludge/biosolids, food grown in, labeling requirements: HB 1653
Sweetened desserts/candy, purchase with state food assistance, prohibiting: SB 5897
Vegetable oil, food grade, exempting from oil transport contingency planning: HB 1135, SB 5137
FOOD ASSISTANCE  (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
FOR HIRE VEHICLES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES; TRANSPORTATION)
FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS COUNCIL  FORENSIC INVESTIGATIONS COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Death investigations account, using funds from: * HB 1794, CH 146 (2017), SB 5612
FOREST LAND  FOREST LAND RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS; PUBLIC LANDS; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Blanchard state forest, renaming as Harriet A. Spanel-Blanchard state forest: HJM 4010
Burning permits, small forest landowners, streamlining issuance, DNR to analyze: * EHB 1924, CH 253 (2017)
Federal forest lands, counties with, eliminating school allocation reduction in: HB 1393, SB 5664
Forest health activities, funding from forest resilience and fire suppression account: SB 5930
Forest riparian easement program, as part of state's carbon reduction strategy: HB 1531, SB 5394, SSB 5394
Forest riparian easement program, as part of state's carbon sequestration strategy: * ESHB 1531, CH 140 (2017)
Land, removed from designated forestland program, natural disaster exemption: EHB 1309, SB 5188, SSB 5188, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Public forest land, timber availability for harvesting, estimate, deadline for: SB 5358, * SSB 5358, CH 323 (2017)
Public forest lands, forest health assessment and treatment: SB 5546, SSB 5546, * 2SSB 5546, CH 95 (2017)
Public forest lands, forest health treatments prioritization policy: HB 1711, SHB 1711, * E2SHB 1711, CH 248 (2017)
Restoration, state-federal good neighbor agreement demonstration project: HB 1799
Sustainable forest health account, creating: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS  FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; FISH; FOREST LAND; RIVERS AND STREAMS)
Composting, protecting from nuisance lawsuits, when: HB 1590, SB 5431, ESSB 5431
Cross-laminated timber products, in building construction: SB 5450
Cross-laminated timber, for new public buildings, requiring, when: SB 5379
Easements, forest riparian easement program, as part of carbon reduction strategy: HB 1531, SB 5394, SSB 5394
Easements, forest riparian easement program, carbon sequestration strategy: * ESHB 1531, CH 140 (2017)
Fish passage barriers, removal projects, forest practices rules compliance, when: HB 1275, * SHB 1275, CH 241 (2017), SB 5393, ESSB 5393
Forest health activities, funding from forest resilience and fire suppression account: SB 5930
Forest products businesses, omnibus permit process pilot program, establishing: HB 2133
Forest products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133
Logs, dumped on county bridge or in ditch, removal of, when: HB 1332, SHB 1332
Sustainable forest health account, creating: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Timber on state lands, contract harvesting program, repealing expiration dates: HB 1407, * SB 5270, CH 64 (2017)
Timber on state lands, perishable fire-damaged, sale by DNR: HB 1710
Timber purchases, reporting requirements for property tax purposes: * HB 1148, CH 55 (2017)
FORFEITURE OF PRIVATE PROPERTY  (See CIVIL PROCEDURE; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; DRUGS; PERSONAL PROPERTY; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
FOSTER CARE  FOSTER CARE RSS Feed
               
Child welfare system improvement account, creating: SB 5890, * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Child-placing agencies, streamlining foster care parent application process for: SB 5105
Extended foster care services, modifying provisions: HB 1867, * SHB 1867, CH 265 (2017)
Foster care cases, lack of permanency, case review panel when, establishing: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster care services, forecasting and budgeting, when: EHB 2008
Foster care, licensed, forecasts of, reviewing: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster children and homes, most recent caseload forecasts, DSHS to review: EHB 2008
Foster children, assessing need for behavioral rehabilitation services: EHB 2008
Foster children, behavioral rehabilitation services rates: SB 6013
Foster children, care needs of, developing single validated tool to assess: EHB 2008
Foster parents, expedited licensing and provisional expedited license, provisions: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster parents, governor acknowledgement of contributions of: SB 5890
Foster parents, preservice training online availability: HB 2256
Foster parents, shared leave pool and respite care case aides for: SB 5890
Foster parents, shared leave pool and short-term support case aides for: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster parents, system of support services for, identifying: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster youth, behavioral rehabilitation services forecasting: SB 6013
Foster youth, homeschooling of, permitting: HB 2053, HB 2054
Foster youth, placement in hotel room or department office, prohibiting: HB 1883
Foster-family home, license for, homeschooling as basis for denying, prohibiting: HB 2054
Students in foster care, partial credit for courses not completed, when: HB 1628, SB 5241, * SSB 5241, CH 40 (2017)
Youth in foster care, driver's license and financial responsibility coverage, support: HB 1808, * ESHB 1808, CH 206 (2017), SB 5663
FREEDOM OF SPEECH  (See DISCRIMINATION; NEWS MEDIA)
FUEL TAXES  (See TAXES - FUEL; TAXES - MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL)
FUELS  FUELS RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS; TAXES - FUEL; TAXES - MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL)
Alternative fuel, clean, commercial vehicles using, tax credits, when: HB 1809, * ESHB 1809, CH 116 (2017)
Alternative fuels, public agency use of, requirements for: SB 5931
Extracted, use tax exemption for, narrowing to biomass fuel: HB 1549, * EHB 2163, CH 28 (2017), HB 2186, SHB 2186, SB 5112, SB 5929
Extracted, use tax exemption for, narrowing to biomass fuel, revising effective date: SB 5980
Fossil fuels, carbon pollution mitigation tax on, imposing, and revenues disposition: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Fossil fuels, carbon pollution tax on, imposing: HB 1555, SB 5127, SB 5385, SB 5930
Fuel mix disclosure by electric utilities, repealing, when: SB 5930
Gas, natural or manufactured, sales to silicon smelters, tax preferences for: HB 1403, SHB 1403, SB 5515, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Taxes, motor vehicle fuel tax, posting retail rates on motor fuel pumps: HB 2180
Taxes, motor vehicle fuel tax, provisions imposing, repealing, when: SB 5564
FUNDS, PUBLIC  (See PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS)
FUNERAL AND CEMETERY BOARD  FUNERAL AND CEMETERY BOARD RSS Feed
               
Cemeteries, abandoned, definition and authority for burials in, board role: * HB 1907, CH 208 (2017)
FUNERALS AND BURIAL  (See HUMAN REMAINS)
FUNGI  (See FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; STATE DESIGNATIONS, OFFICIAL)