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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also HAZARDOUS WASTE; TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE TAX)
Asbestos, abatement project respirator requirements, employer compliance: HB 1181
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Cadmium, in children's jewelry, standards for: HB 1049, SB 5021, SB 6042
Chemical action plans and alternatives assessments: HB 1472, SHB 1472, E2SHB 1472, SB 5406, SB 6131, SSB 6131
Chemicals, highly toxic, targeting and replacing through chemical action plans: HB 1472, SHB 1472, E2SHB 1472, SB 5406, SB 6131, SSB 6131
Chemicals, permanent chemical safety committee, establishing: SHB 1472
Exposures, firefighters and investigators, occupationally related diseases, expanding list: HB 2806, SB 6520
Exposures, firefighters, mandatory reporting for workers' compensation purposes: HB 2805, SHB 2805
Flame retardants, in children's products and upholstered furniture, limiting: HB 1174, SHB 1174, E2SHB 1174, HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 5684, SB 6131, SSB 6131, SB 6440, SSB 6440
Hazardous materials plans, submission, emergency management council role: SB 5057, SSB 5057, E2SSB 5057
Hazardous materials transportation, emergency response, updating certain report concerning: HB 2575, SHB 2575
Oil transport, by railroad, contingency plans for biological oils and blends: SB 6576
Oil transport, contingency plans, limiting certain requirements to railroads hauling crude oil or petroleum products: HB 2896
Oil transport, contingency plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 5834, SB 6418
Oil transport, private railroad crossings upgrades, cost allocation for: SB 6119
Oil transport, private railroad crossings, provisions concerning: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 6119
Oil transport, safety of, hazardous materials emergency response reporting: SHB 2575
Oil transport, safety of, updating oil shipment study, master document, and report: HB 2575
Oil transport, spill prevention and response activities, including symposium on: SB 5057, SSB 5057, E2SSB 5057
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Sediments, dredged contaminated, disposing of or reusing safely: HB 2566, SB 6436
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1809, SHB 1809, SB 5697
Turf, synthetic turf fields, establishing advisory group, study, restrictions, and requirements: SB 6540
Turf, synthetic turf fields, safety concerns, procedures, and advisory committee: HB 2547
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE TAX  (See TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE TAX)
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               
Chemical action plans, department of ecology role: SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 6131, SSB 6131
Chemical action plans, selecting substances for: SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 6131, SSB 6131
Cleanup of waste sites, prioritizing to offset hazardous substance tax revenue decline: SB 6570, SSB 6570
Cleanup of waste sites, remedial action appeals, ensuring unaffected action continues, when: SB 5829, SSB 5829
Ecology, department of, environmental statutes involving, updating various: HB 2486, SHB 2486, SB 6257
Mercury-containing lights, environmental handling charge, B&O tax exemption: HB 1619, * SHB 1619, CH 185 (2015), SB 5563, SSB 5563
Mercury-containing lights, stewardship organization annual fee: SHB 2486
Nuclear waste repository, federal, requesting that Congress permanently site and develop: SJM 8000
Paint, architectural, producers to participate in paint stewardship plan: HB 1571, ESHB 1571, SB 5926, SB 6142
Pharmaceutical waste, sorting and disposal, convening work group to consider: ESHB 1845, * ESB 5577, CH 119 (2015)
Pharmaceutical waste, sorting and disposal, negotiated rule making with certain parties: HB 1845
Sediments, dredged contaminated, disposing of or reusing safely: HB 2566, SB 6436
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; HEATING; OIL AND GAS; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
Adrenal insufficiency, acute, medical emergencies due to, provisions: HB 1498
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1562, SHB 1562, 2SHB 1562
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Washington state plan to address, contributors to, recognizing: * SR 8702 (2016)
Alzheimer's or dementia, silver alert plan for missing persons with mental disabilities: * SHB 1021, CH 2 (2015), SB 5264, SSB 5264
Alzheimer's or dementia, silver alert plan for missing senior citizens with: HB 1021
Asbestos abatement projects, respirator requirements, employer compliance: HB 1181
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Avian influenza, highly pathogenic, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Basketball hoops, retractable, inspection requirements and safety and health standards for: SB 6386, SSB 6386
Beverages, sugar-sweetened, warnings concerning excessive consumption: HB 2798
Binge eating disorder, treatment with schedule II nonnarcotic stimulant, when: HB 2431, SB 6135, SB 6238
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Bladder health month, supporting observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Bleeding disorders, bleeding disorder collaborative for care, establishing: HB 1667, SHB 1667
Blood donation, blood-collecting or distributing establishments, online registry and registration of: HB 2580, * SHB 2580, CH 47 (2016)
Blood donation, by men who have had sex with men, USFDA efforts to change deferral guidance: HJM 4012
Blood samples, for newborn screening for disorders, consent and specimen destruction: HB 2750
Cancer, breast, screening using digital breast tomosynthesis imaging, supporting use through tax incentives: HB 2999
Cancer, cancer research (or CARE) fund, establishing as private account: HB 2679
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority and program, creating: SB 6096, * ESSB 6096, CH 34 (2015)
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority, merging with life sciences discovery fund authority: HB 2679
Cancer, colorectal cancer awareness month, observing: * HR 4615 (2015)
Cancer, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 2920
Cancer, fund to fight cancer authority, as well as scientific committees, creating: SB 5808, SSB 5808
Cancer, fund to fight cancer, establishing: HB 2194, SHB 2194, SB 6101
Cancer, lung, recognizing its effects on Washington residents: * HR 4624 (2015)
Cardiac arrest, sudden, information for students and others concerning: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
Contraception, health plan coverage for: HB 1502, HB 1647, SB 5026, SB 5574, SB 6493
Contraception, long-acting reversible, medicaid health plan coverage payment rate for: SB 5806
Contraception, long-acting reversible, medicaid reimbursement rates, appropriations for increasing: HB 2285, SB 6144
Contraception, oral and patches, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing: SB 6467
Contraception, oral, rings, and patches, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing: SSB 6467
Contraception, pharmacists initiating or modifying drug therapy, sticker or sign to identify, developing: * 2SHB 2681, CH 132 (2016)
Contraception, self-administered hormonal, pharmacists initiating and modifying through agreements, when: SHB 2681
Contraception, self-administered hormonal, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing, when: HB 2681
Contraceptive drugs, medicaid/medical assistance coverage for, 12-month dispensing of: HB 2465, SHB 2465, SB 6369
Death with dignity, informed decision making, revising provisions to ensure: SB 5919
Dementia, purple card alert system for caregivers of persons with, developing: HB 2835
Dementia, purple card alert system for caregivers of persons with, developing, Alzheimer's plan to include: SHB 2835
Depression, screening of children through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Diabetes, glucagon for hypoglycemic episodes, administration by emergency medical technicians: HB 1878
Diabetes, multi-agency goals and benchmarks and agency plans: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Donate life month, national, honoring April as: * SR 8718 (2016)
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Down syndrome, diagnosis by various providers, resource information requirements: * HB 2403, CH 70 (2016), SB 6613
EPI pens/epinephrine autoinjectors, providers and purchasers: HB 1528, SHB 1528, SB 5291, SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 10 (2016)
Family planning, medicaid stand-alone coverage, impact on budget allotments for health care authority: HB 2285
Fireworks, regulation of, scope of local authority for: HB 1702, SHB 1702, HB 2348, SHB 2348, SB 5914
Fireworks, sale of, prohibiting during certain period: HB 2310
Flame retardants, in children's products and upholstered furniture, limiting: HB 1174, SHB 1174, E2SHB 1174, HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 5684, SB 6131, SSB 6131, SB 6440, SSB 6440
Flamethrowing devices, permits for, issuance, renewal, and director of fire protection duties: HB 2387, SHB 2387
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony: HB 2685, SB 6563
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Genital mutilation, female, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Good samaritans, infectious disease testing for, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Health care information, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Health care information, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Health care records, patient access and copies, fees charged by provider for: HB 2228
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, examining reproductive health care access: HB 1647, SB 5574
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Health districts, banking of funds, requirements: * SB 5458, CH 3 (2016) V
Heart disease, congenital heart defect awareness week, recognizing: * SR 8616 (2015)
Heart disease, congenital heart defect awareness week, supporting: * HR 4621 (2015)
HIV, routine screening, voluntary: SB 5728, * SSB 5728, CH 60 (2016)
Housing, healthy improvements, low-income weatherization plus health initiative: * HB 1720, CH 50 (2015)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) awareness, promoting awareness of: * SR 8635 (2015)
Imitation firearm manufacturing requirement act, requiring nondeceptive coloration for legal possession: HB 1692
Immunization, childhood, information for expecting parents: * SB 5143, CH 141 (2016)
Immunization, Dr. Benjamin Hall, election to National Academy of Sciences: * SR 8676 (2015)
Immunization, for school and child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Immunization, human papillomavirus (HPV), reporting to legislature concerning: SB 6562
Immunizations, for influenza, foster home lack of proof of, denial of license due to, prohibiting: HB 2108
Impairments, persons with physical or medical, use of HOV lanes by taxicabs wheelchair accessible for: SB 6627
Life alert services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: SB 5346
Light pollution, department of ecology to study: HB 2057
Lyme disease syndrome, posttreatment, effects of long-term antibiotic therapy on, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy for, health professional prescribing or dispensing: HB 1347, SB 5448
Maternal mortality review panel, establishing: HB 2885, SHB 2885, SB 6534, SSB 6534, * E2SSB 6534, CH 238 (2016)
Multiple system atrophy awareness month, supporting observation of March as: * SR 8714 (2016)
Naloxone, naloxone access grant program and account, establishing: HB 2132
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning, compiling: HB 2939, SB 6586
Notices, multilingual, for public health and safety risks, requirements: SSB 6657
Notices, public, about risks and during emergencies, to include notices for non-English-proficient persons: HB 2926, SB 6530
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority and requirements: ESHB 2156
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority, requirements: HB 2519, * SHB 2519, CH 100 (2016), SB 5694, ESSB 5694
Opioid overdose medications, to counteract opioid overdoses, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Paint, architectural, producers to participate in paint stewardship plan: HB 1571, ESHB 1571, SB 5926, SB 6142
Personal emergency response services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: * ESSB 5346, CH 30 (2015)
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Safety, making public safety a paramount duty of the state: HJR 4212
Serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition, patient with, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices: HB 2961
Shellfish, biotoxin testing and monitoring shellfishing license surcharge, increasing: * HB 1620, CH 254 (2015), SB 5716
Sleep, students, increasing by starting school one hour later: SB 6429
Sleep, students, later start times and student achievement outcomes, studying: SSB 6429
Slopes, potentially unstable, regulating forest practices to decrease risk from: HB 2828, SB 6280
Solid waste, disease and pest control via waste and facility regulation: SB 6605, * ESSB 6605, CH 119 (2016)
Suicide assessment and treatment for health care providers, training program standards: HB 1424, * ESHB 1424, CH 249 (2015)
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices, when: SB 6550, SSB 6550
Testing for infectious diseases, free for good samaritans, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Tobacco and vapor products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Toy gun manufacturing requirement act, requiring nondeceptive coloration for legal possession: HB 1594
Traumatic brain injury awareness month, national, honoring: * SR 8628 (2015)
Traumatic brain injury, qualifying for medical marijuana: HB 1969
Turf, synthetic turf fields, establishing advisory group, study, restrictions, and requirements: SB 6540
Turf, synthetic turf fields, safety concerns, procedures, and advisory committee: HB 2547
Vapor and tobacco products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE, WASHINGTON  (See HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; INSURANCE)
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; HOSPITALS; INSURANCE; WOMEN; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Acupuncture, as approved workers' compensation treatment: HB 2383
Adrenal insufficiency, acute, medical emergencies due to, provisions: HB 1498
Aim 3-part health and health care solution, pilot project and study, then contract with vendor: HB 1600
Ambulatory surgical facilities, regulatory provisions: SB 5778, * SSB 5778, CH 146 (2016) PV, SB 6446
Ambulatory surgical facilities, transfer agreements with extended stay recovery centers: SB 5453
Applied behavior analysis, creating state applied behavior analysis advisory committee: HB 1555, SB 5488, * SSB 5488, CH 118 (2015)
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Binge eating disorder, treatment with schedule II nonnarcotic stimulant, when: HB 2431, SB 6135, SB 6238
Biological products, interchangeable, prescribing and dispensing: HB 1675, HB 1679, * ESB 5935, CH 242 (2015)
Bladder health month, supporting observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Bleeding disorders, bleeding disorder collaborative for care, establishing: HB 1667, SHB 1667
Blood donation, blood-collecting or distributing establishments, online registry and registration of: HB 2580, * SHB 2580, CH 47 (2016)
Blood donation, by men who have had sex with men, USFDA efforts to change deferral guidance: HJM 4012
Cancer, breast, screening using digital breast tomosynthesis imaging, supporting use through tax incentives: HB 2999
Cancer, fund to fight cancer, establishing: HB 2194, SHB 2194, SB 6101
Cannabis, health and beauty aids, not subject to marijuana regulation: HB 1753, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5493, SB 6136
Cannabis, medical cannabis advisory committee, establishing: HB 1698
Cannabis, medical use, limiting to prescribed marijuana pill form: HB 1765
Cannabis, medical use, provisions: HB 1020, HB 1698, HB 1766, HB 2058, SB 5052, SSB 5052, * 2SSB 5052, CH 70 (2015) PV, SB 6136
Cannabis, state cannabis industry and economic development committee, establishing: SB 5858
Cardiac arrest, sudden, prevention program for school district coaches: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
Children, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Community health centers, use of certain funds for health security trust: SB 5741
Contact lens manufacturers and distributors, price agreements limiting retailer and customer options, prohibiting: HB 1847, SB 5489
Costs, task force on high patient out-of-pocket costs, creating: HB 2871, SHB 2871
Costs, task force on patient out-of-pocket costs, creating: SB 6569, * SSB 6569, CH 25 (2016) V
Declarations, at time of driver's license or identicard application and issuance: HB 2652, SHB 2652, 2SHB 2652
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage by contract: HB 2652, SHB 2652
Diabetes, glucagon for hypoglycemic episodes, administration by emergency medical technicians: HB 1878
Diabetes, multi-agency goals and benchmarks and agency plans: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Donate life month, national, honoring April as: * SR 8718 (2016)
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
East Asian medicine, point injection therapy: HB 1046, HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 97 (2016), SB 5161, SB 6389, SSB 6389
Emergency room patients, prepackaged medications for, authorizing: HB 1402, SB 5460, * ESSB 5460, CH 234 (2015)
Emergency, balance billing by out-of-network providers, work group to study ways to eliminate: SHB 2447
Emergency, by facility-based participating and nonparticipating providers, billing by: HB 2447
Emergency, state of, health care system exemptions and immunities during: HB 1944
EPI pens/epinephrine autoinjectors, providers and purchasers: HB 1528, SHB 1528, SB 5291, SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 10 (2016)
Extended stay recovery centers, comprehensive provisions: SB 5453
Eye drops, for treating glaucoma, early refill of prescription: SB 5268
Eye drops, topical ophthalmic products, early refill of prescription: * SSB 5268, CH 85 (2015)
Eye surgery, laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) surgery, post-surgical infections, reporting of: SB 5454
Eye, organ, and tissue donors, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Facilities, certain grant-funded hospital psychiatric bed projects, certificate of need exemption: * EHB 2212, CH 22 (2015), SB 6086
Facilities, definition, modifying to expand nursing assistant practice settings: * SHB 1727, CH 158 (2015)
Facilities, employees, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1732
Facilities, health care providers at, prohibiting facility limiting of care by: HB 1787, SB 5770
Facilities, hospital safety net assessment, expiration of, delaying: * 2EHB 2151, CH 5 (2015), SB 6045, SSB 6045
Facilities, hospital services coverage continuity when contract with carrier is being terminated: HB 1978, SB 5648
Facilities, in eastern Washington, employing resident physicians, B&O tax credit for, when: HB 2026
Facilities, kidney disease treatment centers, exempting from certificate of need review: HB 1357, HB 2099
Facilities, non-hospital, patient transport by ambulance, guidelines: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015), HB 2044
Facilities, nursing assistants taking and recording vital signs, when: HB 1727
Facilities, reducing unnecessary emergency services use through certain programs: HB 2044, SHB 2044, HB 2077, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 93 (2015)
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, DSHS to compile: HB 2939, SB 6586
Glaucoma, eye drops for treating, early refill of prescription: SB 5268
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, examining reproductive health care access: HB 1647, SB 5574
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Health security trust, creating: HB 1025, SB 5132, SB 5741
Hearing disability services and hearing aids, equal coverage for: HB 2687, SB 6394
Heart disease, critical congenital heart disease, mandatory screening of newborns: HB 1285, * SHB 1285, CH 37 (2015)
HIV, routine screening, voluntary: SB 5728, * SSB 5728, CH 60 (2016)
Hospice care programs, prescription drug dispensing by pharmacy for: SB 6203, * ESSB 6203, CH 148 (2016)
Infectious diseases, testing for, free for good samaritans, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Information, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Information, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Information, release by insurers: HB 1005, * SB 5011, CH 289 (2015)
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for: HB 2501
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for, work group to study: SHB 2501
Life alert services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: SB 5346
Lyme disease syndrome, posttreatment, effects of long-term antibiotic therapy on, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy for, health professional prescribing or dispensing: HB 1347, SB 5448
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: HB 2328, SB 5040, SB 6146
Marijuana, comprehensive marijuana market reform, regulation and taxation: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 6136
Marijuana, medical and recreational, comprehensive marijuana reform act: SB 5519
Marijuana, medical cannabis advisory committee, establishing: HB 1698
Marijuana, medical use, for posttraumatic stress and traumatic brain injury: HB 1969
Marijuana, medical use, for posttraumatic stress disorder: SB 5379
Marijuana, medical use, limiting to prescribed marijuana pill form: HB 1765
Marijuana, medical use, provisions: HB 1020, HB 1698, HB 1766, HB 1969, HB 2058, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2696, SB 5052, SSB 5052, * 2SSB 5052, CH 70 (2015) PV, SB 6136
Marijuana, medical use, research license, establishing: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015)
Marijuana, medical use, research license, provisions: SB 6136, SB 6177, * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Marijuana, medical, including production and tribal marijuana tax, tribal-state agreements: * HB 2000, CH 207 (2015)
Marijuana, medical, including production, tribal-state agreements: SB 5848, SB 6136
Marijuana, state cannabis industry and economic development committee, establishing: SB 5858
Natural medicine, congratulating Daniel K. Church for his work as president of Bastyr University: * HR 4638 (2015)
Opioid overdose medications, to counteract opioid overdoses, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Opioids, prescription, additional fee at retail sale for naloxone access account deposit: HB 2132
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Personal emergency response services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: * ESSB 5346, CH 30 (2015)
Primary health care, task force on aligning with behavioral health: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Radiology benefit managers, registration of: * SHB 1183, CH 166 (2015)
Radiology benefit managers, regulating: HB 1183
Radiology benefit managers, repealing chapter concerning: HB 2445, SB 6447
Records, patient access and copies, fees charged by provider for: HB 2228
Robert Bree collaborative, meetings subject to open public meetings act: * SB 5144, CH 21 (2015)
Serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition, patient with, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices: HB 2961
Special health care needs, children with, parent to parent program expansion: * HB 2394, CH 92 (2016), * SSB 6329 (2016) V
Spinal manipulation services, fair payment of chiropractors by health insurance carriers for: HB 2861
Telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: HB 1403, HB 2927, SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 23 (2015)
Telemedicine, board of, creating: SB 5986
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices, when: SB 6550, SSB 6550
Transplants, organ donors, presenting gift of life award to, when: * SB 5532, CH 8 (2015)
Visual screening in schools, to include distance and near: HB 1865, * SB 6245, CH 219 (2016)
Women's health care clinics and providers, violence against, condemning: * SR 8699 (2016)
Workforce in health care, assessing shortages in primary care, behavioral health, and gerontology/long-term care: SSB 6485
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Aim 3-part health and health care solution, pilot project and study, then contract with vendor, authority role: HB 1600
Antipsychotic medications, children in foster care, second opinion review requirement, authority role: * SHB 1879, CH 283 (2015), HB 1932, SHB 1932
Behavioral health services, combined mental health and chemical dependency purchasing, repealing 2014 act: HB 2228
Behavioral health services, task force on aligning with primary health care: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Bleeding disorders, bleeding disorder collaborative for care, establishing, authority role: HB 1667, SHB 1667
Dental providers, rules and rule-making authority affecting, suspending: HB 2502
Depression, screening of children and provider payment through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Diabetes, agency goals, benchmarks, and plans, authority role: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Employer responsibility penalty, under affordable care act, extending to certain employers, authority role: HB 1931
Employer responsibility penalty, when employees covered by medical assistance, authority role and related provisions: SB 5895
Health benefit exchange, as qualified voter registration agency: HB 2682, SHB 2682, SB 6379
Health benefit exchange, COFA citizens, premium assistance program for, authority role: HB 2986
Health benefit exchange, enrollment and demographic data capture by, reporting requirements: SSB 5142, 2SSB 5142
Health benefit exchange, enrollment and demographic data for plans, requirements: SB 5626
Health benefit exchange, grace period, reimbursing providers and facilities during: HB 1700, SB 5340
Health benefit exchange, grace periods, premium delinquency, and notice and outreach: * 2ESB 6089, CH 33 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, individual plan premium funds aggregation, prohibiting aggregation or delegation of: HB 1628, SB 5142, SSB 5142, 2SSB 5142
Health benefit exchange, moving payment function out of, monitoring process of: SSB 5142, 2SSB 5142
Health benefit exchange, nonmedicaid persons enrolling, forecasting: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 6279
Health benefit exchange, pediatric oral services essential health benefit category: HB 1852, SHB 1852
Health benefit exchange, prescription drug coverage under plans offered through: HB 2021, * SHB 2021, CH 161 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, special enrollment period, qualifying event verification during: * 2ESB 6089, CH 33 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, spending reduction and strategic improvement plans: * 2ESB 6089, CH 33 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, stand-alone dental family plans, issuer tax and user fee: * HB 2768, CH 133 (2016)
Health benefit exchange, stand-alone dental plans through, including service charge and B&O tax: HB 2110
Health benefit exchange, suspending: HB 1025, SB 5132
Health care, employer-provided portable health care accounts, applying for federal waiver for, authority role: SB 6488
Health care, expanding coverage and reducing costs, federal waiver to permit, authority to apply for: HB 1967, SHB 1967
Health security trust, abolishing authority and transferring its duties and functions to: SB 5741
Health security trust, authority role in creation of: HB 1025, SB 5132
Health technology clinical committee, membership: SB 5145, * ESSB 5145, CH 1 (2016) V
Interpreters, spoken language services, purchasing from language access providers: HB 1780, SHB 1780, SB 5664
Medicaid and PEBB, statewide all-payer health care claims database, submitting data to: SB 5084, * ESSB 5084, CH 246 (2015)
Medicaid, audit protocols on authority's web site, improving provider compliance through: HB 1712
Medicaid, autism and developmental delays screening, authority to require: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Medicaid, child mental health care support services for primary care, PAL plus pilot program: SHB 2439, SSB 6494
Medicaid, consumer-directed program, family member providing long-term or developmental disability care: SB 6662, SSB 6662
Medicaid, contraceptive drugs, 12-month dispensing of: HB 2465, SHB 2465, SB 6369
Medicaid, emergency ground transportation services providers, supplemental payment program for: * HB 2007, CH 147 (2015), SB 5840
Medicaid, equal coverage for hearing disability services and hearing aids: HB 2687, SB 6394
Medicaid, family planning stand-alone coverage, impact on budget allotments for authority: HB 2285
Medicaid, long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, appropriations for increasing reimbursement rates: HB 2285, SB 6144
Medicaid, long-acting reversible contraceptive methods, payment rate for: SB 5806
Medicaid, managed care, accountability measures and wellness examination requirements: SB 5147
Medicaid, managed care, outcomes and performance measures and baseline health assessments, requirements: * SSB 5147, CH 209 (2015)
Medicaid, managed care, payments to nonparticipating providers: * HB 1652, CH 256 (2015), SB 5590
Medicaid, medicaid fraud false claims act, reauthorizing: HB 1067, ESHB 1067, SB 5287, * SB 6156, CH 147 (2016)
Medicaid, personal needs allowance, increasing for long-term care, developmental disabilities, and mental health services: SB 6555, SSB 6555
Medicaid, purchasing, standards of and accreditation by national committee for quality assurance: SB 5146
Medicaid, reimbursement to primary care providers under, applying medicare payment rate floor to: HB 2515, SB 6272, SSB 6272
Medicaid, rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers, enhancement payments reconciliation deadline: SB 5758, SSB 5758
Medicaid, seeking for special commitment center health care costs reimbursement: HB 1775, * SB 5693, CH 271 (2015)
Medicaid, telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Medicaid, telemedicine through store and forward technology, reimbursement: HB 1403, SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 23 (2015)
Medicaid, telemedicine, audio-only consulting with other psychiatric providers as: HB 2927
Medicaid, telemedicine, homes as reimbursable originating sites: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Medical assistance, adult workers covered by, various provisions: SB 5895
Medical assistance, benefits suspension when incarcerated: HB 2850, SB 6430
Medical assistance, benefits suspension when incarcerated or committed: * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Medical assistance, foster children receiving, integrated managed health and behavioral health care for, authority role: HB 1879, * SHB 1879, CH 283 (2015)
Partnership access line service, expanding: SSB 5947, 2SSB 5947
Partnership access line service, expanding through PAL plus pilot program: SHB 2439, SSB 6494
Performance management systems, authority to develop using Baldridge excellence framework: SSB 6544
Prescription drugs, state agency purchasing and reimbursement guidelines adoption, to include authority: SB 6593
Prescription drugs, ultrahigh-priced, manufacturers to report to authority: SB 6471
Psychiatric services, primary care consultation, authority role: HB 1140
Public employee benefits, cost-sharing for certain health care, restricting: HB 2408, SHB 2408, SB 6266
Public employee benefits, elective abortion and certain organizations, public funds use for, prohibitions: HB 2294, HB 2754
Public employee benefits, eligibility provisions, revising various: * SB 5466, CH 116 (2015)
Public employee benefits, prescription medication synchronization programs, dispensing provisions: HB 1566, SB 5441, * ESSB 5441, CH 213 (2015)
Public employee benefits, purchase through PEBB by certain counties: HB 1740, SB 5731
Public employee benefits, purchase through PEBB by political subdivisions: ESHB 1740, ESHB 2156, * SB 6475, CH 67 (2016)
Public employee benefits, telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Public employee benefits, telemedicine, audio-only consulting with other psychiatric providers as: HB 2927
Public employee benefits, telemedicine, homes as reimbursable originating sites: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Retired state or school employees, health care coverage under authority, when: HB 2003
School employees' benefits board, creating within authority: HB 1937, SB 5976, SSB 5976, SB 6109
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  (See HEALTH CARE; HOSPITALS; LONG-TERM CARE)
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Health security trust, committee role in funding of: HB 1025, SB 5132
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Applied behavior analysis, practice of, licensing and regulation: HB 1555, SB 5488, * SSB 5488, CH 118 (2015)
Assistants, medical, medication administration by, defining "administer": * HB 2350, CH 124 (2016)
Background checks, fingerprint-based, criminal history records change notification program: SHB 2080
Background checks, fingerprint-based, of licensees and applicants: HB 2080, SHB 2080, SB 5720
Behavior analysis, applied, practice by behavior analysts, assistants, and technicians: HB 1555, SB 5488, * SSB 5488, CH 118 (2015)
Blood samples, collection for certain traffic offenses, authorized professionals: * 2E2SHB 1276, CH 3 (2015) PV, HB 2700, * ESHB 2700, CH 203 (2016)
Blood samples, collection of, consent requirement: SB 5066, SSB 5066
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Chemical dependency professionals, chemical dependency peer support services and specialist credential: SSB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, mental health and chemical dependency dual licensure: SB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SSB 6036
Chiropractors, fair payment for spinal manipulation services by health insurance carriers: HB 2861
Compensation of providers, filing and public disclosure: * HB 2332, CH 122 (2016), SB 6167
Credentialing applications, uniform electronic process database submission: SHB 2335, * 2SHB 2335, CH 123 (2016)
Credentialing information, submission and availability: HB 2335, SB 6336
Cultural competency, continuing education training, provisions: SB 5151
Developmental disabilities, adults with, grant program for training medical professionals to work with: HB 1367, SB 5642
Diagnostic radiologic technologists, with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Down syndrome, diagnosis by various providers, resource information requirements: * HB 2403, CH 70 (2016), SB 6613
East Asian medicine practitioners, advisory committee, creation of: HB 1045, * SHB 1045, CH 60 (2015), SB 5162
East Asian medicine practitioners, as approved workers' compensation treatment providers: HB 2383
East Asian medicine practitioners, emergency procedures: HB 1045, * SHB 1045, CH 60 (2015), SB 5162
East Asian medicine, point injection therapy: HB 1046, HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 97 (2016), SB 5161, SB 6389, SSB 6389
Emergency providers, EPI pen purchase and use: SB 6421
Emergency providers, for local government consortium, PERS service credit: SB 6523, * SSB 6523, CH 236 (2016) PV
Emergency room practitioners, prepackaged medications for patients, authorizing: HB 1402, SB 5460, * ESSB 5460, CH 234 (2015)
EPI pens/epinephrine autoinjectors, provider prescribing and dispensing: * SSB 6421, CH 10 (2016)
Facilities, health care providers at, prohibiting facility limiting of care by: HB 1787, SB 5770
Family medicine education advisory board, creating: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Family medicine residencies, in shortage areas, hospital and clinic incentive to increase: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Family medicine residency program, funding slots with hospital safety net assessment: * 2EHB 2151, CH 5 (2015)
Family medicine residency training grant program, creating: SB 5939
Forensic phlebotomists, credentialing of: SB 5066, SSB 5066
Genital mutilation, female, performing to constitute unprofessional conduct: HB 2685, SB 6563
Health care employees, collective bargaining agreements, digital copy submission: ESB 5854
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program fund, funding: HB 1080, HB 2065, SB 5010, SSB 5010, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, notifications concerning: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015)
Health workforce innovation projects, to increase flexibility of professionals, approval process: HB 1340, SHB 1340
Incentive payments for prescribing, disclosure by health plan carrier: HB 1683, SB 5443
Information, health care, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Information, health care, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Interstate medical licensure compact commission, creation and role of: HB 2452, SHB 2452, SB 6228
Lay caregivers, hospital patient discharge plan and aftercare role: HB 2424, SHB 2424, SB 6327, * SSB 6327, CH 226 (2016)
Licensing, through interstate medical licensure compact, expedited licensure and coordinated information system: HB 2452, SHB 2452, SB 6228
Liens, medical, authority for use and requirements: HB 1503, * SHB 1503, CH 201 (2015)
Lyme disease syndrome, posttreatment, effects of long-term antibiotic therapy on, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy for, health professional prescribing or dispensing: HB 1347, SB 5448
Massage therapy, animal and human, changing "practitioner" to "therapist": HB 2425, * SHB 2425, CH 41 (2016), SB 6181
Massage therapy, animal massage, replacing certification with Washington effective licensing port registration: HB 2622
Massage therapy, licensure, therapist or practitioner prior education: * HB 2781, CH 53 (2016), SB 6399
Massage therapy, unlicensed practice, penalties for permitting: HB 1252, * SHB 1252, CH 18 (2015), SB 5582
Medical education, family practice education advisory board, establishing: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical schools, foreign, medical quality assurance commission approval of: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Medical students, practicing medicine as a volunteer, when: HB 1369, SHB 1369
Medication administration, by medical assistants, defining "administer": * HB 2350, CH 124 (2016)
Midwives, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SB 6036, SSB 6036
Naturopaths, legend drugs and controlled substances, prescriptive authority: HB 2304, SB 5815
Nurses, ARNPs, authority to sign and attest to documentation: * HB 1259, CH 104 (2015), SB 5682
Nurses, ARNPs, hospital information request before granting privileges to: HB 2485, HB 2865, SHB 2865
Nurses, licensed, authority in school setting to practice without nonnurse supervisor: HB 1790, SHB 1790, SB 5765
Nurses, LPNs and RNs with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Nurses, nurse educator loan repayment and scholarship program, establishing: SSB 5010
Nurses, nurse educator pay it forward program, provisions: HB 1344, SHB 1344, SB 5335
Nurses, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SB 6036, SSB 6036
Nurses, providers for criminal offenders and institutionalized patients, PSERS membership, when: HB 1718, SHB 1718, SB 5703
Nurses, psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioners, increasing use at state hospitals: SB 6656
Nurses, public health, authority to dispense certain drugs, when: HB 1545
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing limits, procedures, and plans: HB 1733, SB 5672
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, availability of, studying: HB 2711, * SHB 2711, CH 50 (2016)
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, using certain funds for training of: SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016)
Nursing assistants, certified, with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Nursing assistants, practice settings, expanding: * SHB 1727, CH 158 (2015)
Nursing assistants, taking and recording vital signs, when: HB 1727
Nursing students, practicing registered or advanced registered nursing as volunteer, when: HB 1369, SHB 1369
Occupational therapists, optometrist referral of medical case to: HB 1010, * SHB 1010, CH 10 (2015), SB 5034, SSB 5034
Optometrists, referring medical case to occupational therapist: HB 1010, * SHB 1010, CH 10 (2015), SB 5034, SSB 5034
Optometrists, use of hydrocodone products by: HB 1190, SHB 1190, SB 5293, * SSB 5293, CH 113 (2015)
Osteopathic physician assistants, involuntary detention petitions and mental health services role: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Osteopathic physician assistants, license renewal, current practice information: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), HB 1873, SSB 5772
Osteopathic physician assistants, services according to scope of practice: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Osteopaths and physician assistants, impaired practitioner program, monitoring surcharge: * HB 2432, CH 42 (2016)
Osteopaths, board of osteopathic medicine and surgery, members of: HB 1275, SB 5558
Osteopaths, LASIK surgery, post-surgical infections, reporting of: SB 5454
Osteopaths, license renewal, current practice information requirements for: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SSB 5772
Osteopaths, limited associate license for medical school graduates not in residency program: HB 2343
Osteopaths, noncompete agreements, limiting use: HB 1173
Physical therapists, dry needling, exclusion from scope of practice: HB 1042
Physical therapists, dry needling, license endorsement for: HB 2606, SB 6374
Physician assistants, hospital information request before granting privileges to: SHB 2865
Physician assistants, involuntary detention petitions and mental health services: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Physician assistants, license renewal, current practice information requirements for: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5772, SSB 5772
Physician assistants, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SB 6036, SSB 6036
Physician assistants, providing services according to scope of practice: * SSB 6445, CH 155 (2016)
Physician assistants, treatment order petitions and medication services role: SB 6445
Physicians, LASIK surgery, post-surgical infections, reporting of: SB 5454
Physicians, license renewal, current practice information requirements for: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), HB 1873, SB 5772, SSB 5772
Physicians, limited associate license for medical school graduates not in residency program: HB 2343
Physicians, noncompete agreements, limiting use: HB 1173
Physicians, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SB 6036, SSB 6036
Physicians, residency programs, medical education system to allocate funds for new or expanded: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Physicians, residents and residency programs and licensing in special cases: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Physicians, residents, eastern Washington medical facilities employing, B&O tax credit for, when: HB 2026
Physicians, teaching research license holders, eligibility for full licensure, when: HB 2832
Primary care, services provided under medicaid by, applying medicare payment rate floor to: HB 2515, SB 6272, SSB 6272
Records, patient access and copies, fees charged by provider for: HB 2228
Reflexology, unlicensed practice, penalties for permitting: HB 1252, * SHB 1252, CH 18 (2015), SB 5582
Respiratory care practitioners, with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Scope of practice, expansion by a disciplining authority, staying of decision: HB 1339
Scribes, hiring by medical practices, B&O tax credit for: HB 1638
Sexual misconduct by health professional, alleged, training for victim interviewers: * HB 1779, CH 159 (2015)
Store and forward services, physicians providing, hospital privileges for: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Suicide assessment and treatment for providers, training program minimum standards: HB 1424, * ESHB 1424, CH 249 (2015)
Surgical technologists, registration and education requirements: HB 1596, SB 5049
Surgical technologists, with health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1732
Telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Telemedicine services, physicians providing, hospital privileges for: HB 1403, SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 23 (2015)
Telemedicine, board of, creating: SB 5986
University of Washington, regional medical education program: SSB 5909
University of Washington, Spokane medical school, provisions concerning: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Unprofessional conduct, remediation plans: HB 1135, SHB 1135, SB 5754
Urologists, bladder health month, observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Vision care providers, participating provider agreements with insurers, requirements: HB 1762, SB 5474
Vision care providers, vision materials and services, including contracts with providers, health carrier requirements: ESHB 1762
Washington State University, establishing school of medicine at: HB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 6 (2015), SB 5487, SSB 5487
Women's health care providers and clinics, violence against, condemning: * SR 8699 (2016)
Workforce in health care, assessing shortages in certain areas: SSB 6485
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Contraception, self-administered hormonal, pharmacist-county health officer agreements concerning: SHB 2681
Nurses, public health, authority to dispense certain drugs, when: HB 1545
On-site sewage systems, Puget Sound basin, local program management plans, role of local health jurisdictions: HB 1715, SHB 1715, 2SHB 1715
On-site sewage systems, Puget Sound basin, local program management plans, role of local jurisdictions: HB 2527, SHB 2527
Public water systems, group B serving few connections, local health jurisdiction approval, when: HB 1933
HEALTH DISPARITIES, GOVERNOR'S INTERAGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL ON  (See GOVERNOR; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE)
HEALTH DISTRICTS  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC)
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               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL)
Ambulances, patient transport to non-hospital facilities, work group, DOH role: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015)
Ambulatory surgical facilities, regulatory provisions, department role: SB 5778, * SSB 5778, CH 146 (2016) PV, SB 6446
Applications and permits, requiring consistent and prompt department decision making: SB 5197, SSB 5197
Applied behavior analysis, creating state applied behavior analysis advisory committee, department role: HB 1555, SB 5488, * SSB 5488, CH 118 (2015)
Blood donation, blood-collecting or distributing establishments, registry and registration of, department role: HB 2580, * SHB 2580, CH 47 (2016)
Blood samples, for newborn screening for disorders, consent and specimen destruction, department role: HB 2750
Certificates of need, granting of application, appeals process and adjudicative proceedings: SB 5149, SSB 5149
Certificates of need, issuance to hospital or related entity for sale, purchase, or lease of other hospital, suspending: HB 1870
Chemical dependency treatment, program certification, transferring duties from DSHS to department: HB 1888, SHB 1888
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage, department role: HB 2652, SHB 2652
Dental quality assurance commission, dental licensing, residency completion in lieu of examination: HB 2819, SB 6404
Diabetes, agency goals, benchmarks, and plans, department role: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Disability, person with, training program for 911 personnel and first responders when at scene, department role: SHB 2287
Disciplining authorities, expansion of a scope of practice by, secretary authority to stay: HB 1339
Disciplining authorities, licensee and applicant background checks, criminal history records change notification program: SHB 2080
Down syndrome, resource information for parents, department to develop: * HB 2403, CH 70 (2016), SB 6613
Environmental permit applications, review of, notice to residents of highly impacted communities, department role: SB 5618
Extended stay recovery centers, comprehensive provisions, department role: SB 5453
Family medicine residency programs, performance audit and evaluation of, department to perform: SB 5680
Flame retardants, in children's products and upholstered furniture, limiting, department role: HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 6440
Flame retardants, in children's products and upholstered furniture, stakeholder advisory committees, department to create: * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016)
Genital mutilation, female, plan for education about and prevention and treatment of, department role: HB 2497
Health care costs, task force on high patient out-of-pocket costs, department to create: HB 2871, SHB 2871
Health care costs, task force on patient out-of-pocket costs, department to create: SB 6569, * SSB 6569, CH 25 (2016) V
Health workforce innovation projects, approval process, department role: HB 1340, SHB 1340
Hospital pharmacy licenses, to include hospital's practitioner offices and multipractitioner clinics, department regulatory role: SB 6558
Hospital pharmacy licenses, to include hospital's practitioner offices and multipractitioner clinics, PQAC regulatory role: * SSB 6558, CH 118 (2016)
Hospitals, survey and audit process, evaluations compilation report, eliminating: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Immunization, human papillomavirus (HPV), department to report to legislature concerning: SB 6562
Indian tribes, dental health aide therapist services, including treatment outcomes study, department role: SHB 1441
Interstate medical licensure compact commission, creation and role of: HB 2452, SHB 2452, SB 6228
Massage, board of, therapist or practitioner licensure, recognizing prior education: * HB 2781, CH 53 (2016), SB 6399
Medical quality assurance commission, authority and requirements: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Medical quality assurance commission, limited associate physician licenses, rule-making authority: HB 2343
Medical quality assurance commission, posttreatment Lyme disease syndrome, long-term antibiotic therapy, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, department role: HB 2132
Nursing care quality assurance commission, hospitals denying privileges to ARNP's, commission notification: HB 2485, HB 2865, SHB 2865
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board, limited associate physician licenses, rule-making authority: HB 2343
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board, members of: HB 1275, SB 5558
Performance management systems, department to develop using Baldridge excellence framework: SSB 6544
Pesticide applications, notice, reporting, and fines for violations, department role: HB 2392, SB 6507
Pesticides, human exposure to, investigation of and department role: HB 2751
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, customer suicide awareness materials: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * E2SHB 2793, CH 90 (2016) PV, SB 6603
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, hospital pharmacy license holders' practitioner offices and clinics, regulation of: SB 6558, * SSB 6558, CH 118 (2016)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, interchangeable biological products information, providing: * ESB 5935, CH 242 (2015)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, long-term care or hospice drugs: SB 6203, * ESSB 6203, CH 148 (2016)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, oral contraception and patches, commission role: SB 6467
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, oral contraception, rings, and patches, commission role: SSB 6467
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, pharmacists initiating or modifying contraception drug therapy, identifying, PQAC role: * 2SHB 2681, CH 132 (2016)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, referring to commission rather than board in certain statutes: SB 5751
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, seizure and auction of illegal marijuana, commission role: HB 1650
Public water systems, financial assistance activities, transferring to department: HB 1464, * 2ESB 5251, CH 111 (2016)
Sewage systems, on-site, low-interest loan program to assist homeowners with, department role: HB 2527, SHB 2527
Sexual assault nurse examiners, availability of, department to study: HB 2711
Suicide assessment and treatment for providers, training program, department role: HB 1424, * ESHB 1424, CH 249 (2015)
Suicide awareness strategies, firearms dealer or range participation tax credit, department role: SHB 2793
Suicide awareness strategies, firearms dealer participation tax credit, department role: HB 2793, SB 6603
Telemedicine, board of, creating, department role: SB 5986
Women, maternal mortality review panel, establishing, department role: * E2SSB 6534, CH 238 (2016)
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Asian rice-based noodles and Korean rice cakes, time-temperature standards for, board role: HB 2744, * SB 6398, CH 20 (2016) V
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Solid fuel burning devices, installation and use during temporary outages: HB 2785, * ESHB 2785, CH 187 (2016)
HEMP  (See AGRICULTURE)
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Higher education cost drivers, committee to study: HB 1500, SHB 1500, SB 5133
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Investment authority and options of authority: SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016)
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Firearms, transfer for temporary exhibition, background check exemption for: HB 1533
State capital historical museum, transferring responsibility from state historical society to DES: HB 2245, HB 2252, SHB 2252
Washington state historical society, recognizing on 125th anniversary of: * HR 4653 (2016), * SR 8721 (2016)
HIV  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE)
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Aberdeen and Hoquiam, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
African American history month, supporting observance of February as: * SR 8716 (2016)
African American parent involvement day, national, congratulating participating communities: * HR 4677 (2016)
AmeriCorps week, celebrating: * HR 4622 (2015)
Azerbaijan Republic Day, honoring: * SR 8661 (2015)
Bladder health month, supporting observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Blessing of the fleet, 2015: * HR 4623 (2015), * SR 8636 (2015)
Blessing of the fleet, 2016: * HR 4657 (2016)
Cesar Chavez day, recognizing March thirty-first as: HB 1560, SB 5565
Child abuse awareness month, national, observing: * SR 8626 (2015)
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4611 (2015)
Colorectal cancer awareness month, observing: * HR 4615 (2015)
Congenital heart defect awareness week, recognizing: * SR 8616 (2015)
Congenital heart defect awareness week, supporting: * HR 4621 (2015)
Cowboy, national day of the, recognizing as state legal holiday: SB 5540
Daffodil festival, eighty-second anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4632 (2015), * SR 8645 (2015)
Daffodil festival, eighty-third annual, recognizing: * HR 4678 (2016), * SR 8730 (2016)
Donate life month, national: * SR 8718 (2016)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fourth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4660 (2016), * SR 8724 (2016)
Executive order 9066, seventy-third anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4613 (2015), * SR 8617 (2015)
Federal Way, recognizing in celebration of 25th anniversary: * SR 8678 (2015)
Filipino history month, celebrating: * SR 8679 (2015), * SR 8709 (2016)
Former prisoners of war recognition day, display of POW/MIA flag: HB 1621
Historical society, Washington state, on 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4653 (2016), * SR 8721 (2016)
Hoquiam and Aberdeen, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
Human trafficking awareness day, establishing: * SB 6376, CH 9 (2016)
Kent, city of, 125th anniversary, celebrating: * SR 8671 (2015)
Kindergarteners, month of, September to be: SB 6516
King, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4603 (2015), * HR 4649 (2016), * SR 8603 (2015), * SR 8692 (2016)
Letter carriers' "stamp out hunger" food drive day, supporting: * HR 4627 (2015), * HR 4676 (2016), * SR 8629 (2015), * SR 8723 (2016)
Lincoln, Abraham, president, honoring: * HR 4662 (2016)
Magna Carta, 800th anniversary of, commemorating: * SR 8652 (2015)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4642 (2015), * HR 4672 (2016)
Motorcycle awareness month, celebrating: * SR 8627 (2015), * SR 8708 (2016)
Multiple system atrophy awareness month, supporting observation of March as: * SR 8714 (2016)
National donate life month: * SR 8718 (2016)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8614 (2015)
Northwest Center, fiftieth anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8687 (2015)
Norway's constitution day, Syttende Mai/May 17, 2015, celebrating Norway's culture and heritage on: * SR 8649 (2015)
Nowruz, the Persian New Year, celebrating: * SR 8662 (2015)
Paddle to Nisqually, 2016, recognizing participants in: * HR 4651 (2016), * SR 8695 (2016)
Pearl Harbor remembrance day, display of POW/MIA flag: HB 1621
Presidents' day, honoring: * HR 4614 (2015), * HR 4662 (2016)
Public service recognition week, commending public servants during: * HR 4643 (2015)
Republic day in India, 2015, honoring: * SR 8607 (2015)
Republic day in India, 2016, honoring: * SR 8696 (2016)
Review Club of Aberdeen, 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4671 (2016)
Russian American heritage and culture month, honoring: * HR 4609 (2015)
Selma to Montgomery marches, fiftieth anniversary, honoring: * SR 8630 (2015)
Silence, national day of, for awareness of victimization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, supporting: * SR 8669 (2015)
Thanksgiving day, retail or service employees working on, employer and wage requirements: HB 1694
Traumatic brain injury awareness month, national, honoring: * SR 8628 (2015)
Tsoo, Wong, Boeing's first engineer, 100th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8693 (2016)
University of Washington, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
Waitsburg, city of, 150th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4634 (2015)
Walla Walla Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4679 (2016)
Washington State University, certain campuses, 25th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8663 (2015)
Washington, George, president, honoring: * HR 4662 (2016)
Western Governors University Washington (WGU Washington), fifth anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8726 (2016)
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               
Hobson, Bill, for his work to reduce homelessness, honoring: * SR 8737 (2016)
Homeless client management information system (HMIS), personally identifying information in, requirements: HB 2135, SB 5898, SSB 5898
Homelessness in Washington, causes and characteristics, statewide study of: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Housing and behavioral health services and facilities, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Housing and other support, assistance, and services, using certain funds in certain accounts for: SB 6647
Housing, for homeless, various document-recording surcharges for, county or local government use of: SSB 6671
Housing, homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, modifying requirements: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Housing, local homeless housing and assistance document-recording surcharge, collection agency recouping of, when: HB 1649, SB 5536
Housing, local homeless housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1416, HB 2428, SB 5193, SSB 5536, SB 6330
Housing, local homeless housing and assistance, document-recording surcharges for, county use of: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Indigent defense in court proceedings, determination of indigency: SB 5232
Legal financial obligations, homeless offender's failure to pay: HB 1016
Religious organizations, hosting of homeless by, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: HB 2929
Religious organizations, hosting of homeless by, limits imposed by local government, restricting or prohibiting: 2EHB 2086, SB 5900
Religious organizations, hosting of homeless by, public health and safety agreements, local government action regarding: 2EHB 2086
Students, "unaccompanied homeless," defining for certain reporting purposes: HB 1682, SHB 1682, E2SHB 1682, SB 5065, SSB 5065
Students, higher education, low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Students, homeless student housing and educational stability program, creating: HB 2191
Students, homeless student stability and opportunity gap act, including grant programs: SB 6298, SSB 6298
Students, homeless, aiding with grant programs, liaisons, and other measures: HB 1682, SHB 1682, E2SHB 1682, * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), SB 5065, SSB 5065
Students, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Students, waiving local graduation requirements for homeless youth, when: HB 1855, SHB 1855
Youth, consent for personally identifying information collection, when: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Youth, from birth to age ten, gathering and analyzing information concerning: HB 1928
Youth, homeless youth act, prevention and protection measures: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404, SSB 5404
Youth, homeless youth prevention act, prevention measures: SB 5932
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection act of 2015, implementation, modifications for: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection act, prevention and protection measures: * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Youth, office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs, creating: * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Youth, office of homeless youth prevention programs, creating: SSB 5404, SB 5932
Youth, office of homeless youth programs, creating: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404
Youth, Washington state homeless youth alert database, establishing: SB 5932
HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS  (See HOMES AND HOUSING)
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also LANDLORD AND TENANT; LOW-INCOME PERSONS; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; SEWAGE AND SEWERS; TAXES - LODGING TAX; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Affordable housing account, Washington, creating to fund certain housing using contributions: HB 2843
Affordable housing land bank, creating within department of commerce: HB 2049, SHB 2049
Affordable housing, condominium conversion declaration recording fee, using for: HB 2395
Affordable housing, county local option sales and use tax for: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Affordable housing, creating affordable housing for all program, county task forces, and plans: SB 6422
Affordable housing, demolitions that reduce, imposing fee to offset: HB 2397
Affordable housing, disposing tax foreclosed property to city for: HB 2647, ESHB 2647, SB 5244, SB 6337, * SSB 6337, CH 63 (2016)
Affordable housing, in affordable housing incentive zone, property tax partial exemption: HB 2442, SB 6311, SSB 6311
Affordable housing, low-income, proposed development that includes, SEPA noncompliance challenge exception for: HB 2763
Affordable housing, very low-income, local government property tax exemption program for: HB 2544, SHB 2544, SB 6239, SSB 6239, 2SSB 6239
Assistance, persons receiving, prohibiting landlord discrimination or refusal to rent, when: HB 1565, SB 5378
Bonds, private activity allocation for housing: HB 2585, SHB 2585, SB 6342, * SSB 6342, CH 18 (2016) V, SB 6682
Condominiums, conversion declaration recording fee, imposition for affordable housing: HB 2395
Construction defect claims, construction professional inspection of defect, requiring, when: SB 5961
Department of housing, creation of and transfer of department of commerce housing duties to: SB 6518, SSB 6518
Developmental disabilities, persons with, housing for when owned or leased by nonprofit, modifying property tax exemption: HB 2193
Disabled veterans, adapted housing for, materials and labor sales and use tax exemptions for: HB 2795, SHB 2795
Electric vehicles, commercial infrastructure, in areas zoned for multifamily residences: SSB 5446
Electric vehicles, infrastructure, in multifamily residences: HB 1929, SB 5446
Fire sprinkler systems, multipurpose residential, water-sewer district prohibitions, prohibiting: HB 2503, SHB 2503, SB 6284, * SSB 6284, CH 14 (2016) V
Fire sprinkler systems, residential, contractor credentialing: HB 1291
Floating homes and on-water residences, sale by real estate broker: * HB 1309, CH 133 (2015)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, modifying requirements: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Homeless or subsidized housing programs, property tax exemption for contributions to: SHB 2843
Homeless, housing assistance for, using certain funds in certain accounts for: SB 6647
Homeless, housing for, various document-recording surcharges for, county or local government use of: SSB 6671
Homeless, local homeless housing and assistance document-recording surcharge, collection agency recouping of, when: HB 1649, SB 5536
Homeless, local homeless housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1416, HB 2428, SB 5193, SSB 5536, SB 6330
Homeless, local homeless housing and assistance, document-recording surcharges for, county use of: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 6671, SSB 6671
Homeowners' associations, financial statement audits, threshold for: SB 5860
Homeowners' associations, member charges for access to amenities of, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2594
Homeowners' associations, office of homeowners' association ombuds, establishing: HB 2423, SB 6212
Homeowners' associations, ratification of budgets, voting requirements: SB 5236, SSB 6616
Homeowners' associations, special assessment uses and hiring of reserve study professionals: SB 6616, SSB 6616
Innovative housing, alternatives to certain state building code requirements, county and city authority to adopt, when: HB 2932
Innovative housing, exemption from state building code, when: HB 2676
Low-income homeownership development, by nonprofit, property tax exemption: SB 6211, * SSB 6211, CH 217 (2016)
Residential buildings, single-family, minimum dimensions of habitable spaces: EHB 1123
Residential dwelling or timeshare, credit for lodging tax against sales tax on sales of lodging in, eliminating: SB 6672
Residential energy efficiency incentive pilot program, property tax exemption for eligible retrofit projects: HB 1843, SHB 1843, 2SHB 1843, SB 6276
Security systems, residential installations, permit and inspection exemption, when: ESSB 5282
Security systems, residential installations, without license, when: HB 1876, SB 5282
Smoke alarms, battery-powered, replacing battery with long-life battery: HB 1824
Timeshare or residential dwelling, credit for lodging tax against sales tax on sales of lodging in, eliminating: SB 6672
Transitional housing operating and rent program, provisions: HB 1019, SB 6671
Workforce housing, affordable near transit station, lodging tax use for loans or grants: HB 1223, * SHB 1223, CH 102 (2015), SB 5208, SSB 5208
Youth, homeless, independent youth housing programs: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404, SSB 5404, * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
HORSE RACING COMMISSION  HORSE RACING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Horse racing commission operating account, modifying provisions: SSB 6285
Horse racing commission operating account, to be nonappropriated: * HB 2320, CH 160 (2016), SB 6285
Horse racing commission operating reserve account, creating: SSB 6285
HORSES  HORSES RSS Feed
               (See also HORSE RACING COMMISSION; LIVESTOCK)
Boarding facilities, equine, on land zoned for agriculture: HB 2735
Slaughter for human consumption, prohibiting: HB 2327
HOSPICE CARE  (See HEALTH CARE)
HOSPITALS  HOSPITALS RSS Feed
               (See also MENTAL HEALTH)
Ambulance and aid services, drugs for use by, hospital pharmacy dispensing of: HB 1625, * SHB 1625, CH 255 (2015)
Ambulatory surgical facilities, transfer agreements with extended stay recovery centers: SB 5453
ARNP's, hospital information request before granting privileges to, procedures, when: HB 2485, HB 2865, SHB 2865
Certificates of need, exemption for certain grant-funded psychiatric bed projects: * EHB 2212, CH 22 (2015), SB 6086
Certificates of need, granting of application, appeals process and adjudicative proceedings: SB 5149, SSB 5149
Certificates of need, issuance to hospital or related entity for sale, purchase, or lease of other hospital, suspending: HB 1870
Charity care, defining "reasonable effort" for purposes of: SB 6269
Charity care, determinations, standardizing: HB 1504
Critical access hospitals payment and licensure, rural health pilot participants resuming: HB 2450, * ESHB 2450, CH 31 (2016), SSB 6055
Custody, persons in, health care at hospitals, accompanying and payment of hospital for: SB 5593, * SSB 5593, CH 267 (2015)
Custody, persons in, health care at hospitals, payment of hospital for: SB 6023, SB 6322, SSB 6322, 2SSB 6322
Discharge plans for patients, requirements and lay caregiver role: HB 2424, SHB 2424, SB 6327, * SSB 6327, CH 226 (2016)
Emergency room patients, prepackaged medications for, authorizing: HB 1402, SB 5460, * ESSB 5460, CH 234 (2015)
Emergency services, reducing unnecessary use through certain programs: HB 2044, SHB 2044, HB 2077, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 93 (2015)
Employees, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1732
Information, health care, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Information, health care, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Liens, medical, authority for use and requirements: HB 1503, * SHB 1503, CH 201 (2015)
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning, compiling: HB 2939, SB 6586
Newborns, critical congenital heart disease screening, mandatory: HB 1285, * SHB 1285, CH 37 (2015)
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing limits, procedures, and plans: HB 1733, SB 5672
Observation status, patient in, notification requirements: HB 1186, ESHB 1186
Pharmacy licenses, including hospital's practitioner offices and multipractitioner clinics, authorizing and regulating: SB 6558, * SSB 6558, CH 118 (2016)
Physician assistants, hospital information request before granting privileges to: SHB 2865
Public hospital districts, contracting certain percentage of district activities to another entity, requiring public vote: SB 6037
Public hospital districts, contracting with another entity to create new entity and adding board members, requiring public vote: SB 6038
Public hospital districts, delegating core legislative powers to another decision-making body, requiring vote by board: SB 6312, SSB 6312
Public hospital districts, job order contracts by: * HB 2772, CH 52 (2016), SB 6213
Public hospital districts, material and work contracts, bidding procedures: * HB 2771, CH 51 (2016), SB 6214
Public hospital districts, No. 1 of King county, agreement with UW Medicine, voter ratification: SB 6021
Public hospital districts, property tax levies for, conditions and restrictions, when: SB 6008
Safety net assessment, expiration of, delaying: * 2EHB 2151, CH 5 (2015), SB 6045, SSB 6045
Store and forward services, physicians providing, hospital privileges for: SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Telemedicine or store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: * SSB 6519, CH 68 (2016)
Telemedicine services, physicians providing, hospital privileges for: HB 1403, SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 23 (2015)
Washington wellness trust obligation, payment by each hospital: HB 1946
HOUSE RESOLUTIONS  HOUSE RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Aberdeen and Hoquiam, 125th anniversaries: * HR 4636 (2015)
Affeldt, Jeremy, his humanitarian efforts and professional baseball accomplishments: * HR 4639 (2015)
African American parent involvement day, national, participating communities: * HR 4677 (2016)
AmeriCorps week: * HR 4622 (2015)
Blessing of the fleet, 2015: * HR 4623 (2015), * HR 4657 (2016)
Bray, Lane Allen, former representative: * HR 4658 (2016)
Caffery, Steve: * HR 4618 (2015)
Children's day: * HR 4611 (2015)
Church, Daniel K., his work as Bastyr University president: * HR 4638 (2015)
Colorectal cancer awareness month: * HR 4615 (2015)
Colton High School Wildcats girls' basketball team: * HR 4616 (2015)
Commercial fishing fleet, Washington state, 2015 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4623 (2015)
Commercial fishing fleet, Washington state, 2016 blessing of the fleet: * HR 4657 (2016)
Congenital heart defect awareness week: * HR 4621 (2015)
Daffodil festival: * HR 4632 (2015), * HR 4678 (2016)
Dairy day at the legislature: * HR 4605 (2015)
Earl, Joan, her work at Sound Transit: * HR 4675 (2016)
Eastern Washington University men's basketball team: * HR 4635 (2015)
Evans, Daniel J., former governor: * HR 4602 (2015)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fourth anniversary: * HR 4660 (2016)
Executive order 9066, seventy-third anniversary: * HR 4613 (2015)
Fairs and fairgrounds, high value of: * HR 4606 (2015)
Federal Way High School Eagles boys' basketball team: * HR 4633 (2015)
Filipino-Americans: * HR 4631 (2015)
Firefighters, wildland: * HR 4674 (2016)
Floyd, Dr. Elson S., Washington State University president: * HR 4645 (2015)
Garfield High School boys' basketball team: * HR 4628 (2015)
Gibbs-Bowling, Nathan, national teacher of the year finalist: * HR 4654 (2016)
Gonzaga University men's and women's basketball teams: * HR 4640 (2015)
Hamilton, Skyler, volunteer work of: * HR 4625 (2015)
Hayden, James, Retired Army Master Sergeant: * HR 4617 (2015)
Henry, Nolan, 2014 national high school Heisman award winner: * HR 4610 (2015)
Historical society, Washington state, on 125th anniversary of: * HR 4653 (2016)
Hoquiam and Aberdeen, 125th anniversaries: * HR 4636 (2015)
House business during interims, conducting: * HR 4637 (2015), * HR 4682 (2016)
House organized, notification of governor: * HR 4601 (2015), * HR 4647 (2016)
House rules, permanent: * EHR 4607 (2015), * HR 4648 (2016)
House rules, temporary: * HR 4600 (2015)
Inland northwest, response of citizens, community leaders, and utility crews to November 17, 2015 windstorm: * HR 4656 (2016)
Japanese-American World War II internees and veterans: * HR 4613 (2015)
Japanese-American World War II internees and veterans and civil rights activists: * HR 4660 (2016)
Kearse, Jermaine, the 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation: * HR 4661 (2016)
Kelley, Troy, state auditor, impeachment of: HR 4663
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.: * HR 4603 (2015), * HR 4649 (2016)
Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, detection of gravitational waves by: * HR 4668 (2016)
Legislative session, interim periods, conducting house business during: * HR 4637 (2015), * HR 4682 (2016)
Letter carriers' "stamp out hunger" food drive day: * HR 4627 (2015), * HR 4676 (2016)
Life sciences discovery fund: * HR 4681 (2016)
Lincoln, Abraham, president: * HR 4662 (2016)
Lung cancer, the effects of: * HR 4624 (2015)
Mark Morris High School girls' basketball team: * HR 4626 (2015)
Merck, Katherine, Miss Rodeo America, her selection as: * HR 4659 (2016)
Missing children's day, national: * HR 4642 (2015), * HR 4672 (2016)
Mitsui, Sam, and Herbert Tsuchiya, community contributions of: * HR 4644 (2015)
Moser, Joe, military service of: * HR 4655 (2016)
National African American parent involvement day, participating communities: * HR 4677 (2016)
National guard: * HR 4604 (2015), * HR 4652 (2016)
Navy personnel and their family members and friends, contributions of: * HR 4608 (2015), * HR 4670 (2016)
Nepal earthquake, April 25, 2015, condolences: * HR 4641 (2015)
Oak Harbor NJROTC program: * HR 4667 (2016)
Ocosta High School girls' cross country team: * HR 4650 (2016)
Paddle to Nisqually, 2016, participants in: * HR 4651 (2016)
Pandas, efforts of State Panda Foundation and Woodland Park and Point Defiance zoos to bring to state: * HR 4673 (2016)
Presidents' day: * HR 4614 (2015), * HR 4662 (2016)
Prosser High School Mustangs football team: * HR 4680 (2016)
Public servants, during public service recognition week: * HR 4643 (2015)
Purce, Dr. Thomas L. "Les," president of The Evergreen State College: * HR 4630 (2015)
Review Club of Aberdeen, 125th anniversary of: * HR 4671 (2016)
Russian American heritage and culture month: * HR 4609 (2015)
Salvation Army Clark County: * HR 4619 (2015)
Santorno, Carla, her work as superintendent of Tacoma public schools: * HR 4666 (2016)
Shepard, Bruce, tenure as president of Western Washington University: * HR 4665 (2016)
Shepard, Cyndie, her service to Western Washington University: * HR 4669 (2016)
Silva, Officer Rick, Chehalis police department: * HR 4646 (2015)
Skagit Valley tulip festival: * HR 4620 (2015)
Solar modules, financing, takeback, and recycling, stakeholder process concerning: * HR 4664 (2016)
Tsuchiya, Herbert, and Sam Mitsui, community contributions of: * HR 4644 (2015)
TVW: * HR 4629 (2015)
Waitsburg, city of, 150th anniversary: * HR 4634 (2015)
Walla Walla Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of: * HR 4679 (2016)
Washington, George, president: * HR 4662 (2016)
Whitworth University, 125th anniversary: * HR 4612 (2015)
HOUSING  (See HOMES AND HOUSING)
HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION  HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE)
Social service programs, public financing through pay-for-success contracts, commission role: HB 1501
HUMAN REMAINS  HUMAN REMAINS RSS Feed
               (See also DEATH)
Cemeteries and public burying grounds, property tax exemption for, conditions: HB 2564
Cemeteries, abandoned, modifying definition and allowing burials in: HB 3004
Cemeteries, historic cemetery preservation capital grant program, creating: * HB 2637, CH 102 (2016)
Remains, deceased's religious beliefs, relevance of: * SSB 6261, CH 221 (2016)
Remains, mishandling or failing to report to coroner or ME, prohibitions: HB 2470, SB 6261
Remains, mishandling or not reporting to coroner, ME, or law enforcement: EHB 2775, * SSB 6261, CH 221 (2016)
Sale or commercial display, prohibiting: HB 2025, SB 5891, SSB 5891
Sale or display exclusively for commercial purposes, prohibiting: SHB 2025
HUMAN RESOURCES  (See ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT; FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; LABOR; SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY)
Gender-segregated facilities, WAC 162-32-060, requiring repeal and no further commission rule making on subject: HB 2935, SB 6443
Restrooms and similar private facilities, gender-and-genitalia-based access restrictions, entity authority: HB 2589, SB 6548, SSB 6548
HUMAN TRAFFICKING  (See CRIMES; LABOR; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
HUNTING  HUNTING RSS Feed
               (See also WILDLIFE)
Age requirements for hunting, modifying: HB 1119
Bear, black, bait station permit, issuance of, when: HB 1838, SHB 1838
Birds, migratory, annual stamp design, provisions: SB 5380, SSB 5380
Birds, migratory, hunting permit, assessing fees and migratory game bird program needs: SSB 6308
Birds, migratory, hunting permit, modifying fee and funding migratory game bird program with: SB 6308
Birds, migratory, sale of hunting permits to fund nonwaterfowl migratory bird projects: SB 5380, SSB 5380
Cougar control pilot program, using dangerous wildlife task teams, establishing: SB 5940
Education program and training course, including safe firearms handling: HB 1119
Enforcement, technical changes to clarify laws involving: * SB 6400, CH 64 (2016)
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5817
Hunter education and firearm safety high school elective course, development: HB 2325, SB 6515
Hunter education training program, receipts from national rifle association special license plates to help fund: HB 2514, SB 6015, SSB 6015
Indian tribal treaties and rights, fish and wildlife commission and governor roles: HB 2056
Licenses, for national guard members at no cost, when: HB 1351
Licenses, for state and national guard members at no cost, when: * ESHB 1351, CH 78 (2016)
Licenses, master hunter and damage deer and elk licenses, creating: SB 5632
Licenses, state "resident" for purposes of, reducing required residency period: HB 2526
Private land, encouraging hunting access while mitigating impacts: HB 1033
Public hunting, as measure to prevent damage from wildlife, prohibiting DFW from requiring: HB 2870
State parks, hunting in certain parks, authorizing: HB 1346
State parks, hunting in certain parks, authorizing for feasibility pilot project: SHB 1346
Tribal hunters, limiting enforcement against, when: HB 1261
Unlawfully collecting wildlife parts from another's property, misdemeanor: * HB 1627, CH 154 (2015)
HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; RIVERS)