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

FAIRS  (See AGRICULTURE)
FAIRS COMMISSION  (See AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT)
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 AND MEDICAL LEAVE, PAID  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT; INSURANCE; LABOR)
FAMILY LIFE  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
FARMS AND FARMING  FARMS AND FARMING RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; LIVESTOCK; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Agritourism, liability of agritourism professionals, limitations on: HB 2020, SB 5808, * ESSB 5808, CH 227 (2017)
Apple maggot quarantine areas, outdoor burning in: SB 6055, * SSB 6055, CH 147 (2018)
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, CH 307 (2018), SB 5913
Chemical sprays/washes, spray materials, and fertilizers, sales tax exemption, narrowing: SB 6609
Composting, protecting from nuisance lawsuits, when: HB 1590, SHB 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), * SR 8693 (2018)
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)
Employees, farm internship pilot project, adding Mason county to: SB 6630
Farm product, defining to include marijuana, for nuisance lawsuit protection: HB 1692, SHB 1692
Farmers markets, alcoholic beverage sales at, various: HB 2419, SHB 2419, SB 6122
Farmers, future farmers of America association, Washington, commending: * SR 8711 (2018)
Farmers, future farmers of America, Washington's, recognizing: * HR 4614 (2017), * HR 4676 (2018), * SR 8621 (2017), * SR 8710 (2018)
Farmers, retired, removal from current use classification of land owned by: HB 2349
Fertilizer, commercial, wholesale sales of, B&O tax exemption, when: HB 1916, SB 5786, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Fertilizers and washes/sprays/materials, sales tax exemption, narrowing: SB 6609
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)
Hops, export documents, grower lot numbers/lab results used for, disclosure exemption: * HB 2682, CH 170 (2018)
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)
Lands, farm and agricultural, siting school near, prohibiting under GMA, when: SB 6562
Marijuana, produce facilities, odors or dust from, clean air act exemption, when: HB 2882
Marijuana, production and products, excluding from "agricultural labor": SHB 1692
Marijuana, production and products, excluding from overtime exemption: SHB 1692
Mushroom farming, facilities for, various costs, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2980, SB 6577
Pollutant discharge elimination permits, treating nonagency individuals equitably: HB 2140, HB 2141
Produce, federal safety rule, implementation process and records: HB 2681, * SB 6319, CH 106 (2018)
Right to farm act, Washington, relevance to real estate seller disclosures: HB 2710, SHB 2710
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: * 2ESHB 1508, CH 8 (2018), ESB 6003
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
Sprays/washes and spray materials, sales tax exemption, narrowing: SB 6609
Wages, agricultural labor, break time/rest period remedial compensation, when: ESB 5720
Wages, production-based safe harbor compensation for agricultural labor: HB 2049
Workers, agricultural, behavioral health and suicide prevention pilot program, establishing: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Workers, agricultural, behavioral health and suicide prevention task force, convening: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Workers, agricultural, modernizing pesticide notification work group, establishing: SSB 6529
Workers, agricultural, pesticide application safety work group, establishing: * E2SSB 6529, CH 108 (2018)
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
County ferry systems, county ferry capital improvement funds requests by: SB 6354
County ferry systems, reimbursement of counties, when: SB 6355
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
Employees, new, collective bargaining unit representative access to: HB 2624, * ESB 6229, CH 250 (2018)
Employees, unfair labor practices against, deadline for claims in superior court: HB 2736, * SB 6231, CH 252 (2018)
Natural gas, liquefied, ferry system use: HB 2400, SB 6061
Passenger-only ferry service districts, public works contractor bonds within: HB 2317, * SHB 2317, CH 89 (2018), SB 6022, SSB 6022
Passenger-only service between Olympia and Seattle, studying: SB 6054
Yakima, state ferry vessel, requesting renaming as the Yakama: SJM 8016
FILMS AND FILM INDUSTRY  (See MOTION PICTURES)
FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE  FINANCE COMMITTEE, STATE RSS Feed
               (See also BONDS)
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 FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT; 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, CH 237 (2018), SB 5396
Credit unions, capital accounts, secondary, provisions concerning: HB 1318
Depositary, publicly owned, structure and business plan for establishing: SB 6375
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)
First financial northwest bank, Dr. Gary Kohlwes, former director and board chairman, recognizing: * HR 4672 (2018)
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, administrative provisions: SB 6085
Linked deposit program, simplifying rule making for: SB 5587
Marijuana businesses, patients, and providers, providing financial services for: HB 2098, ESHB 2098, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Securitization entities, certain amounts received by, B&O exemption, repealing: SB 5821
Student loans, disbursement via financial institution, requirements for schools: * HB 1499, CH 13 (2018)
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
Securities division, certain fees collected for, increasing, department role: HB 2286, * SB 6024, CH 185 (2018)
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, SB 6029, SSB 6029, * E2SSB 6029, CH 62 (2018)
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, 2SHB 1325
Capital budget, higher education project requests, prioritized ranking by colleges: HB 1325, SB 5087
Capital facilities, higher education, standards and scoring/prioritizing matrix, OFM role: 2SHB 1325
Capital facilities, higher education, standards and scoring/weighting tool, OFM role: SHB 1325
Child care, bring your infant to work program, model policy, OFM role: HB 2396, SHB 2396, E2SHB 2396
Children, core state services, forecasting/budgeting as maintenance-level costs: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV
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, concurrent enrollment/college preparation programs, work group: HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6398
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: EHB 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, HB 2936
Fiscal impact, dynamic fiscal impact statements, instituting, OFM role: SB 5443, SSB 5443
Fiscal notes, concerning supreme court decisions: HB 2636, SB 6405
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
Jail inmates, health care, payment for, OFM responsibility: HB 2676
Prescription drugs, cost and utilization data reporting, OFM role: HB 1541, SHB 1541, 2SHB 1541, SB 5401, SB 5586, SSB 5586, 2SSB 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, ESSB 5588
Regulatory assistance, office of, regulatory fairness act assistance for agencies: HB 1120, SHB 1120, * 2SHB 1120, CH 53 (2017)
School employee salaries, technical working group on, convening, OFM role: HB 2717, SB 6397
Shared leave program, to include parental leave and pregnancy disability: HB 1434, * ESHB 1434, CH 39 (2018), SB 5295, SSB 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, CH 19 (2018), SSB 5915
State employees, union dues, covering portion of PERC costs, OFM role: SB 5914
State trooper and sergeant salaries, competitive for recruitment, OFM reporting role: * SHB 2692, CH 140 (2018)
Statewide all-payer health care claims database, modifying provisions: SB 5197
Statutory provisions concerning OFM, obsolete or inactive, removing or revising: EHB 1927, SHB 1927, SB 5292
Tax rate, effective, in statements for ballot measures and bills, OFM role: HB 1981, SHB 1981
Tax revenue equity statements and tax regressivity grades, instituting, OFM role: HB 2936
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, OFM to establish: SB 6399
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)
Biomass, forest-derived for wildfire prevention, harvester B&O tax credit: HB 2441
Burning, prescribed burn manager certification program, creating: * HB 2733, CH 172 (2018), SHB 2733
Burning, prescribed fire program, creating: SHB 2733
Burning, prescribed, training for local authorities: HB 2441
Contractors, fire protection contractor license fund, limiting uses of: * HB 1133, CH 37 (2018)
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
Director of fire protection, rental dwelling fire death reduction, and task force: HB 2864, SHB 2864, SB 6473, SSB 6473
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, liability of person causing hazardous materials incident to: HB 2460
Fire departments, Lynden, Gary Baar, fire chief, honoring: * HR 4632 (2017)
Fire districts, local, land under jurisdiction but not assessed by levy, annexation: SB 6575, SSB 6575
Fire investigators, occupational disease presumptions for workers' compensation: HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, ESB 6213
Fire protection districts, annexations and mergers, various provisions: HB 1751, ESHB 1751, HB 2576, * SHB 2576, CH 28 (2018), * SB 5454, CH 326 (2017), SB 6284, SSB 6284
Fire protection districts, as taxing districts for distributing certain PUD revenues: SB 6321
Fire protection districts, commissioner compensation, adjustment for inflation: HB 1167, * SB 5122, CH 58 (2017)
Fire protection districts, elections, district-based: SHB 1800, * ESSB 6002, CH 113 (2018)
Fire protection districts, elections, district-based or alternative: HB 1800, SB 5267, SB 6002
Fire protection districts, elections, proportional voting for: HB 2746, SB 6402
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, liability of person causing hazardous materials incident to: HB 2460
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
Fire service administration, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SB 6548, ESSB 6548
Fire service mobilization plan, risk resources mobilization, extending expiration: SSB 6283
Fire service mobilization plan, risk resources mobilization, repealing expiration: HB 2508, SB 6283
Fires, national fire incident reporting system, administering of: HB 1863, * SHB 1863, CH 308 (2017)
Flame retardants, organohalogen, limiting amounts in various products: HB 2632
Foam, class B firefighting, with PFAS chemicals, prohibitions: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Hospitals, fire protection inspections, funding from hospital licensing fees: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Mobilization, state fire service, anticipating local needs: HB 1019, SHB 1019
Personal protective equipment, containing PFAS chemicals, requirements: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Property, noncommercial, insurer risk mitigation goods and services for insureds: * SHB 2322, CH 239 (2018)
Rangeland fire protection associations, formation and services: HB 2562, SHB 2562
Regional fire protection service authorities, as taxing districts, when: SB 6321
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), * SHB 2627, CH 136 (2018), SB 5364, SSB 5364
Rental dwelling fire death reduction, investigating, and forming task force: HB 2864, SHB 2864, SB 6473, SSB 6473
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, 2017, appropriations from budget stabilization account for: * SHB 3002, CH 274 (2018), SSB 6174
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, E3SHB 1144
Wildfires, ignition-resistant landscaping, homeowner/condominium associations: SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Wildfires, open space program additional tax natural disaster exception for: EHB 1309, SB 5188, SSB 5188, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Wildfires, rangeland fire protection associations, formation and services: HB 2562, SHB 2562
Wildfires, risk, prevention, response, and education activities, certain funds for: HB 2010, HB 2441
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
Wildfires, wildland fire advisory committee, expanding duties: HB 2561, * SHB 2561, CH 227 (2018)
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICTS  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
FIREARMS  FIREARMS RSS Feed
               (See also CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; WEAPONS)
Alien firearm license, fingerprinting requirements for: * HB 1965, CH 174 (2017), SB 5730
Ammunition, large capacity magazines, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1134, HB 1387, HB 2422, SB 5050, SB 5444, SB 6049
Ammunition, lead, selling or giving to person under 21, risks and prohibitions: HB 2805
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
Assault weapons, licensing and background checks: SSB 5444
Assault weapons, requirements and prohibitions: SSB 5444
Background checks, assault weapons: SSB 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, SB 6476
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)
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, law enforcement duties, financial assistance grant program: SSB 6620
Background checks, repealing: HB 1380
Bump-fire stock buy-back program, establishing: * ESB 5992, CH 7 (2018)
Bump-fire stocks, prohibitions: * ESB 5992, CH 7 (2018)
Child care centers, firearms and weapons in, restrictions: HB 2293
Clay targets, purchased by nonprofit gun clubs, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5557
Deadly weapon sentencing enhancements, provisions: HB 2811
Dealers, at point of sale, offering locked box, lock, or anti-discharge device: HB 1122, SHB 1122, 2SHB 1122, SB 5463
Deliveries, by dealer to law enforcement officer, requirements: HB 1592
Deliveries, by dealer to purchaser or transferee, requirements: HB 2174
Deliveries, of semiautomatic rifles to purchaser/transferee, dealer requirements: SSB 6620
Emergency, lawful firearms possession during state of: HB 1004
Felonies, committing or attempting, while armed with firearm, minimum sentences: SB 6507
Firearm rights, voluntary wavier of: SB 5553, * SSB 5553, CH 145 (2018)
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, disclosure exemption, when: HB 2329, SB 6173
Pistols, concealed pistol license, ineligible for return due to protection order: * EHB 2519, CH 226 (2018)
Pistols, concealed pistol license, original, fingerprinting requirements for: * HB 1965, CH 174 (2017), SB 5730
Pistols, concealed pistol license, photograph of applicant, requirements: * EHB 2519, CH 226 (2018)
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, SB 6476
Pistols, concealed, carrying in public facilities with license: HB 1015
Pistols, concealed, carrying into another's residence, prohibited without permission: HB 2738, SB 6415
Pistols, concealed, certain school employees to carry, training/license requirements: HB 3007
Pistols, concealed, veteran carrying on community college campus with license: HB 2306
Possession, by person convicted of domestic violence harassment, prohibiting: * SB 6298, CH 234 (2018)
Possession, by person incompetent to stand trial with violent act history, prohibiting: SB 6297, SSB 6297
Possession, person detained for mental health evaluation then released, prohibition: SB 5441, SSB 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
Regulations, local government, in addition to or more restrictive than state: HB 2666, SB 6146
Rifles, semiautomatic, background check and dealer licensing requirements for: SSB 6620
Rifles, semiautomatic, prohibiting purchase by person under 21: HB 3004, SB 6620, SSB 6620
Rifles, semiautomatic, within "assault weapon" definition, prohibitions: SSB 5444
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
School employees carrying concealed pistol, training and license requirements: HB 3007
School employees possessing firearms on school grounds, authorizing: HB 3008
Schools, voluntary active shooter response training program for: SB 6622
Sentencing enhancements for firearms, doubling due to body armor possession, when: HB 2968, SB 6574
Sexual assault, protection orders, involving firearms, modifying or terminating: * ESSB 5256, CH 233 (2017)
Sexually violent predators, deadly weapon delivery by unmanned aircraft to: HB 2363
Shooting from vehicle, person with disability when hunting, repealing provision: * HB 2649, CH 168 (2018)
Shotguns, with tactical features, prohibiting purchase by person under 21: HB 3004, SB 6620
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, 2SHB 1122
Students, K-2, suspension for firearm possession: HB 2767, 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
Suicide prevention, voluntary waiver of firearm rights: SB 5553, * SSB 5553, CH 145 (2018)
FIREFIGHTERS  FIREFIGHTERS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
Assault, third degree, against firefighters due to occupation: HB 1693
Civil commitment center, firefighter employed at, transfer from PERS plan 2 or 3 to LEOFF plan 2: * SHB 2786, CH 230 (2018)
Civil commitment center, firefighter employed at, transfer from PERS plan 2 to LEOFF plan 2: HB 2786
Hiring and continuing employment, lawful permanent residents, eligibility of: HB 1182, SB 5389, * SB 6145, CH 32 (2018)
Killed in line of duty, spouses of firefighters who were, property tax exemption for: SB 5104, SSB 5104, SB 6300
Malicious harassment, against firefighters due to occupation: HB 1693
Occupational disease presumptions, for workers' compensation: HB 1655, HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, ESB 6213
Occupational diseases, for workers' compensation, mental conditions/disabilities: SHB 1655
Posttraumatic stress disorder, occupational disease presumption: HB 1655, SB 6214, * SSB 6214, CH 264 (2018)
Prison, firefighter employed at, transfer from PERS plan 2 or 3 to LEOFF plan 2: * SHB 2786, CH 230 (2018)
Prison, firefighter employed at, transfer from PERS plan 2 to LEOFF plan 2: HB 2786
FIRES  (See FIRE PROTECTION; NATURAL DISASTERS)
FISCAL YEAR  (See STATE GOVERNMENT)
FISH  FISH RSS Feed
               (See also FISHING; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; RIVERS AND STREAMS; TAXES - ENHANCED FOOD FISH)
Aquaculture, Atlantic salmon escapement, impact on native salmon, studying: SSB 6086
Aquaculture, Atlantic salmon, B&O taxation of: HB 2984
Aquaculture, Atlantic salmon, cultivation in state waters, prohibiting: HB 2260
Aquaculture, Atlantic salmon, single-sex requirement for: HB 2956
Aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, state guidance: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, analysis of: HB 2418
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, facility construction and leases, delaying: HB 2418
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, facility inspections: HB 2418, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, leases, permits, and authorizations, prohibitions: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, single-sex finfish requirement: HB 2956
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, funding projects for: HB 2902, SHB 2902
Barriers to passage, removal, off-site mitigation projects in relation to: HB 1760, SHB 1760
Barriers to passage, removal, water infrastructure program intended role: SB 6588
Conservation areas, fish and wildlife habitat, using best available science for: SB 6328
Data, sensitive, concerning fish, confidentiality agreements: * HB 2307, CH 214 (2018)
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, 2017 escapement, impact on native salmon, studying: SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture facility construction and leases, delaying: HB 2418
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture facility inspections: HB 2418, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture leases, permits, and authorizations, prohibitions: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, analysis of: HB 2418
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, B&O taxation of: HB 2984
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, state guidance: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, single-sex requirement for: HB 2956
Salmon, Atlantic, cultivation in state waters, prohibiting: HB 2260
Salmon, Atlantic, taxation as enhanced food fish when possessed commercially: HB 2984
Salmon, barriers to passage, funding projects for removal of: HB 2902, SHB 2902
Salmon, increasing hatchery production for orca recovery: HB 2417
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)
Aquaculture, regulation of, authority of commission: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV
Disability designation, for fish-shellfish-wildlife-related recreation, commission role: * HB 2649, CH 168 (2018)
Elk, hoof disease, strategies for controlling, commission role: HB 1848
Licenses, combination, reducing fee for, commission role: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
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; SHELLFISH; WILDLIFE)
Abalone, pinto abalone recovery initiative, establishing, department role: SB 6265
Aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, DFW role: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, DFW role: HB 2418, HB 2956, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
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
Damage due to wildlife, wolf conflicts, addressing with translocation, DFW role: HB 2771, ESHB 2771
Data, sensitive, concerning fish and wildlife, confidentiality agreements: * HB 2307, CH 214 (2018)
Department, splitting into department of fisheries and department of wildlife: HB 2859
Disability designation, for fish-shellfish-wildlife-related recreation, DFW role: * HB 2649, CH 168 (2018)
Dogs, feral wolf-dog hybrids, DFW officer lethal removal of, when: HB 2247, SB 6383
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
Enforcement, property seizure by DFW and forfeiture, procedures and reporting: HB 2718, SHB 2718, E2SHB 2718
Family fishing days, state parks free access days to coincide with: HB 2652, SHB 2652, SB 6128
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, renaming fish and wildlife commission as: SB 5718
Fish and wildlife federal lands revolving account, creating: * ESB 6211, CH 258 (2018)
Fish dealing-buying-selling, wholesale, streamlining requirements: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Fish passage barrier removal board, role in funding removal projects: HB 2902, SHB 2902
Fish passage barrier removal, DFW budget development in connection with: HB 2902
Fish passage barrier removal, DFW funding of: SHB 2902
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
Fisheries, department of, separating from department of wildlife: HB 2859
Halibut fishery, recreational, catch record cards, DFW role: * ESSB 6127, CH 190 (2018)
Halibut fishery, recreational, season dates and catch record cards, DFW role: SB 6127
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, HB 2337, SB 5466
Hydraulic permits and projects, stop work orders, DFW role: HB 1428, HB 2337, SB 5466
Hydraulic permits and projects, violations and penalties, DFW role: HB 1428, HB 2337, 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: EHB 2175, SHB 2175
Lands, DFW, recreational access to, pass and permit requirements, eliminating: HB 2803
Legislative task force, joint, on hydraulic project approval program jurisdiction: SSB 5228
Licenses, combination, reducing fee for: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for nonresidents: HB 2626, SB 6317, * SSB 6317, CH 235 (2018)
Licenses, crewmember license for persons working on commercial fishery vessel: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, fishing/hunting, donation program for veterans with disabilities: HB 2342, * SHB 2342, CH 90 (2018), SB 6181, SSB 6181
Licenses, hunting or combination fishing, free for veterans with 100% disability: HB 1180
Licenses, personal use fishing, definition of "youth" for purposes of: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, personal use fishing, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, razor clam personal use, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, recreational fishing and hunting fees, adjusting various: HB 1647
Licenses, shellfish and seaweed personal use, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, steelhead recreational, adding endorsement requirement: SB 6395
Licenses, surcharges on fees, when: HB 1647
Licenses, temporary combination, removing certain use limitations: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Mining and prospecting, nonmotorized small scale, exemptions, DFW role: HB 1077
Orcas, southern resident, human-generated marine noise, DFW to address: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, southern resident, whale viewing activity, patrols by DFW during: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Placing wildlife in new location, DFW notice and hearing: HB 2276, * SHB 2276, CH 212 (2018), SB 6315
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
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, commercial marine net pen, DFW role: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, aquaculture, DFW role: HB 2418, HB 2956, * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SHB 2957, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Salmon, Atlantic, escapement, impact on native salmon, DFW role in studying: SSB 6086
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
Wanapum Indians, freshwater food fish permits: HB 2555, * SSB 6317, CH 235 (2018), SB 6384
Wildlife, department of, separating department of fisheries from: HB 2859
Wolf-dog hybrids, feral, DFW officer lethal removal of, when: HB 2247, SB 6383
Wolves, addressing conflicts using translocation, DFW role: HB 2771, ESHB 2771
FISH PASSAGE BARRIER REMOVAL BOARD  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT)
FISHING  FISHING RSS Feed
               (See also FISH; FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; SHELLFISH)
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)
Columbia river salmon and steelhead endorsement, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
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, 2018 blessing of the fleet: * SR 8686 (2018)
Commercial fishing fleet, Washington state, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4633 (2017), SR 8652, * SR 8686 (2018)
Commercial shellfish harvest information, disclosure exemption, when: * ESB 5761, CH 71 (2017)
Disability designation for fish- and shellfish-related recreation, including rule making: * HB 2649, CH 168 (2018)
Enforcement issues, fish and shellfish, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 5761
Enforcement, property seizure and forfeiture, procedures and reporting: HB 2718, SHB 2718, E2SHB 2718
Family fishing days, state parks free access days to coincide with: HB 2652, SHB 2652, SB 6128
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5718
Fisheries, department of, separating from department of wildlife: HB 2859
Fleets, recapitalization program, B&O tax preference: HB 1154, SHB 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
Halibut fishery, recreational, catch record cards: * ESSB 6127, CH 190 (2018)
Halibut fishery, recreational, season dates and catch record cards: SB 6127
Licenses, combination fishing, free for veterans with 100% disability: HB 1180
Licenses, combination, reducing fee for: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, commercial fishing, various, increasing fees for nonresidents: HB 2626, SB 6317, * SSB 6317, CH 235 (2018)
Licenses, crewmember license for persons working on commercial fishery vessel: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017)
Licenses, fishing/hunting, donation program for veterans with disabilities: HB 2342, * SHB 2342, CH 90 (2018), SB 6181, SSB 6181
Licenses, personal use, definition of "youth" for purposes of: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, personal use, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, razor clam personal use, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, recreational fishing fees, adjusting various: HB 1647
Licenses, shellfish and seaweed personal use, raising age when required: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, steelhead recreational, adding endorsement requirement: SB 6395
Licenses, surcharges on fees, when: HB 1647
Licenses, temporary combination, removing certain use limitations: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
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)
Wanapum Indians, freshwater food fish permits: HB 2555, * SSB 6317, CH 235 (2018), SB 6384
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
Reducing flood risk and damage, water infrastructure program intended role: SB 6588
FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS  (See FLOOD CONTROL)
FLOODS  (See FLOOD CONTROL; NATURAL DISASTERS)
FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS  FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also BUSINESSES; FARMS AND FARMING; HORSES; SOLID WASTE)
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, carbonated, imposing tax on: SB 6609
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, SHB 2133
Candy, sales and use tax exemptions, repealing: SB 6609
Dairy day at the legislature, honoring the Washington dairy industry: * SR 8693 (2018)
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 and food ingredients, seeds and plants for growing, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 2499
Food and food ingredients, use tax exemption for, removing candy from: SB 6609
Food policy forum, Washington, establishing: HB 1562, SHB 1562, E2SHB 1562, 3SHB 1562
Food products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133, SHB 2133
Food products producers, greenhouse gas limits regulatory relief for: HB 2769
Food safety and security act, adulteration, misbranding, and false advertisement protections: SB 6318, * SSB 6318, CH 236 (2018)
Food safety and security, intrastate, new chapter concerning, creating: SB 6318, * SSB 6318, CH 236 (2018)
Food system, state, studying: HB 1552
Food, drug, and cosmetic act, uniform Washington, moving various provisions of: SB 6318, * SSB 6318, CH 236 (2018)
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
Intrastate commerce, food in, prohibitions: SB 6318, * SSB 6318, CH 236 (2018)
Labeling and branding requirements, in food safety and security act: SB 6318, * SSB 6318, CH 236 (2018)
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)
Mobile food units, exempting from commissary/servicing area regulations: HB 2639, * SHB 2639, CH 167 (2018)
Mushrooms, pine mushroom, designating as official state fungus: HB 1812, HB 2365, SHB 2365, SB 5723
Packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibiting: HB 1744
Packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibitions and safer alternatives: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
Pie, apple, designating as official state pie: SB 6451
Processing facilities, colocated next to warehouses, sales tax exemption: SB 6433
Processing facilities, greenhouse gas emission limits exemption for: HB 2768
School meal programs, breakfast after start of day, as instructional hours, when: * 2ESHB 1508, CH 8 (2018), 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: * 2ESHB 1508, CH 8 (2018), ESB 6003
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell, as instructional hours, when: ESB 6003
School meal programs, breakfast after the bell, in high-needs schools: * 2ESHB 1508, CH 8 (2018), SB 5696, ESB 6003
School meal programs, hunger-free students' bill of rights act: HB 2610, * ESHB 2610, CH 271 (2018)
School meal programs, local meal charge policies, requirements: * ESHB 2610, CH 271 (2018)
School meal programs, reduced-price lunches, eliminating copays: HB 1508, HB 2712, SHB 2712
School meal programs, USDA community eligibility provision, increasing participation: SHB 2712
School meal programs, Washington kids ready to learn act of 2018: ESB 6003
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: * 2ESHB 1508, CH 8 (2018), ESB 6003
Seafood industry, fishing fleet recapitalization program, B&O tax preference: HB 1154, SHB 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
Warehouses, food storage, storing alcoholic beverages, licensure exemption: * HB 2699, CH 96 (2018), SB 6380
Wasted food and food waste, plan and strategies for reducing: HB 2411
Wasted food and food waste, plan and strategies for reducing and diverting: SHB 2411
FOOD ASSISTANCE  (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
FOR HIRE VEHICLES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES; TRANSPORTATION)
FORECLOSURES  (See REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
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)
Biochar, from wildfire fuel loads, affirming research efforts to produce: HJM 4014
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)
Burning, prescribed burn manager certification program, creating: * HB 2733, CH 172 (2018), SHB 2733
Burning, prescribed fire program, creating: SHB 2733
Clean water and healthy forests panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Federal forest lands, counties with, eliminating school allocation reduction in: HB 1393, SB 5664, SB 6537
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
Lands, designated forestlands, removing, when: HB 2524
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)
Real estate seller disclosure statement, working forests information in: HB 2710, SHB 2710
Restoration, state-federal good neighbor agreement demonstration project: HB 1799
State forest lands, certain former, distribution of revenues for: HB 2988
State forest lands, fiduciary duties and revenue, DNR evaluation: ESB 6140
Sustainable forest health account, creating: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Working forest conservation grant program, establishing: 2SSB 6203
FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS  FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; FISH; FOREST LAND; HARDWOODS COMMISSION; RIVERS AND STREAMS)
Biomass, forest-derived, harvester B&O tax credit, when: HB 2441
Burning, prescribed burn manager certification program, creating: * HB 2733, CH 172 (2018), SHB 2733
Burning, prescribed fire program, creating: SHB 2733
Composite and laminated timber products, in building construction: * ESB 5450, CH 29 (2018)
Composting, protecting from nuisance lawsuits, when: HB 1590, SHB 1590, SB 5431, ESSB 5431
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, SHB 2133
Forest products manufacturing wastes, beneficial uses of, analyzing: HB 2133, SHB 2133
Hardwoods processors, assessment for hardwoods commission, revising: HB 2553, * SB 6073, CH 71 (2018)
Laminated and composite timber products, in building construction: * ESB 5450, CH 29 (2018)
Logs, dumped on county bridge or in ditch, removal of, when: HB 1332, SHB 1332, E2SHB 1332
Marbled murrelet habitat protection, economic impact: HB 2285, * ESHB 2285, CH 255 (2018), SB 6020
Marbled murrelet, habitat conservation program damage response task force: HB 2300
Mass timber products, in building construction: * ESB 5450, CH 29 (2018)
Practices activities, proposed, preapplication review process: SB 6235
Rangeland fire protection associations, formation and services: HB 2562, SHB 2562
Real estate seller disclosure statement, working forests and forest practices in: HB 2710, SHB 2710
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)
FOREST PRACTICES BOARD  FOREST PRACTICES BOARD RSS Feed
               
Forest practices activities, proposed, preapplication review process, board role: SB 6235
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 services, network administrators, expanding coverage area of: * SB 6407, CH 284 (2018)
Child welfare services, private case management, allowing: HB 2795, SHB 2795
Child welfare services, supervising agency requirement, eliminating: HB 2795, SHB 2795, * SB 6407, CH 284 (2018)
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, expanded eligibility for: HB 2330, SHB 2330, SB 6222, * SSB 6222, CH 34 (2018)
Extended foster care services, modifying provisions: HB 1867, * SHB 1867, CH 265 (2017)
Federal and tribal systems, passport to college promise program eligibility: HB 2832
Foster and homeless children and youth, educational equity work group: ESSB 6223
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, CH 208 (2018) PV
Foster care, licensed, forecasts of, reviewing: * 2ESSB 5890, CH 20 (2017) PV
Foster children and homes, most recent caseload forecasts, DCYF to review: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV
Foster children and youth, educational equity for, work group on: HB 2877, SB 6223
Foster children, assessing need for behavioral rehabilitation services: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV
Foster children, behavioral rehabilitation services rates: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV, HB 2800, SB 6013, SSB 6013
Foster children, care needs of, developing single validated tool to assess: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV
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, * SHB 2256, CH 20 (2018)
Foster parents, rights and responsibilities list, providing to: * HB 2785, CH 51 (2018)
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: * EHB 2008, CH 208 (2018) PV, HB 2800, SB 6013, SSB 6013
Foster youth, current/former, passport to apprenticeship opportunities program, creating: HB 2867, SB 6274, SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Foster youth, current/former, passport to careers program, creating: SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Foster youth, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
Foster youth, homeschooling of, permitting: HB 2053, HB 2054
Foster youth, integrated managed/behavioral health care plan: HB 2530, * SHB 2530, CH 27 (2018), SB 6436
Foster youth, placement in hotel room or department office, prohibiting: HB 1883
Foster youth/children, school choice for, foster student scholarship program for: HB 3010
Foster-family home, license for, homeschooling as basis for denying, prohibiting: HB 2054
Out-of-home care placements, improving stability of: HB 2761
School choice, public or private, foster student scholarship program for: HB 3010
Students in foster care, best-interest determinations and school district liaisons: HB 2684, * ESHB 2684, CH 139 (2018)
Students in foster care, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
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)
Aircraft fuel, sales and use tax revenues, deposits into aeronautics account: HB 2754
Alternative fuel, clean, commercial vehicle B&O tax credits, when unused: SB 6080
Alternative fuel, clean, commercial vehicles using, tax credits, when: HB 1809, * ESHB 1809, CH 116 (2017), SB 6080, SSB 6080
Alternative fuel, clean, various vehicles using, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2549, HB 2653, SB 6080, SSB 6080, 2SSB 6080, SB 6098
Alternative fuel, clean, various vehicles using, sales tax exemption: HB 2340
Alternative fuel, off-road equipment conversions and construction, work group: SB 6080
Alternative fuels, public agency use of, requirements for: SB 5931, SB 6080, SSB 6080
Biofuels, sustainable aviation biofuels work group, reestablishing: SB 6563
Biogas, landfill, anaerobic digester processing for, tax preference provisions: HB 2580, * ESHB 2580, CH 164 (2018), SB 6449, SSB 6449
Carbon intensity, standards, certain fee deposit contingencies in relation to: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Clean fuels program, establishment and requirements: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Diesel fuel, biomass-based diesel fuel content of, when: ESHB 2757
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: HB 2424, * SHB 2424, CH 92 (2018), SB 5980
Fossil fuels and electricity, carbon pollution tax on, imposing: SB 6096
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, SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203, SB 6335
Fossil fuels, pollution fee, for community capacity program: SB 6629
Fossil fuels, pollution fee, for large emitters, three panels in connection with, creating: SB 6629
Fossil fuels, pollution fee, imposing on large emitters: SB 6629
Fossil fuels, pollution fee, public oversight board, establishing: SB 6629
Fossil fuels, pollution mitigation charge, imposing: HB 2997
Fuel mix disclosure by electric utilities, repealing, when: SB 5930
Gas distribution businesses, carbon pollution tax credit: SB 6096
Gas, natural or manufactured, sales to silicon smelters, tax preferences for: HB 1403, SHB 1403, SB 5515, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Gas, natural, sustainable development and standards for renewable methane-rich: HB 2580, * ESHB 2580, CH 164 (2018), SB 6449, SSB 6449
Motor fuel quality act, fuel content standards and references, modernizing: HB 2757, ESHB 2757, SB 6276
Motor fuel quality act, repealing certain sections of: HB 2757, ESHB 2757, SB 6276
Natural gas, liquefied, ferry system use: HB 2400, SB 6061
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
Transportation fuels, carbon-intensity limits: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Wood biomass, liquid fuel from, preferential B&O rate, terminating: HB 2734
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)
Cemeteries, family, on private property, family cemetery permit for, board role: HB 2919
FUNERALS AND BURIAL  (See HUMAN REMAINS)
FUNGI  (See FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; STATE DESIGNATIONS, OFFICIAL)