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

HARBORS AND PORTS  (See COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; MARINE WATERS, STATE; PORT DISTRICTS)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
Asphalt pavement sealant, in coal tar pollution statutes: SB 5814
Brake friction materials, excessive-copper, modifying requirements: HB 1738, * SHB 1738, CH 204 (2017)
Chemicals, high priority, in children's or consumer electronic products: HB 1596
Flammable trains, high hazard, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Lead, drinking water service lines containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets, action plans, testing, and response: HB 1842, HB 1925
Lead, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Methamphetamine, properties and transient accommodations contaminated by: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, former employee occupational disease presumption: HB 1723, SHB 1723, SB 5940
Oil transport, contingency plans, class III railroads hauling noncrude oil, exemption: * ESHB 1136, CH 239 (2017)
Oil transport, contingency plans, exempting class III railroads hauling nonfuel oils: HB 1136, SB 5123, SSB 5123
Oil transport, contingency plans, exempting food grade vegetable oil: HB 1135, SB 5137
Oil transport, high hazard flammable trains, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Oil transport, spill plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1611, SHB 1611, 2SHB 1611, SB 5462
Oil transport, spill prevention and response, oil spill prevention account: HB 1210, SB 5425
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance for, creating: HB 1698, SHB 1698
Petroleum storage tanks, assistance for safe operation and leaks or spills: HB 1266, * SHB 1266, CH 23 (2017)
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, prohibiting: HB 1744
Pipelines, hazardous liquid/gas, pipeline accident mitigation account, creating: HB 2135
Possession of hazardous substances, tax on, adding surtax: HB 1663, SB 5501
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1669, SB 5846
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE TAX  (See HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES)
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES  (See HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES)
HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES REMEDIAL ACTIONS  (See ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT; HAZARDOUS WASTE)
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               (See also DRUGS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; SEWAGE AND SEWERS)
Hazardous substances independent remedial actions under toxics control act: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Hazardous substances remedial actions, appeals, ecology requirements: SB 5943
Mercury-containing lights stewardship program, provisions: * SB 5762, CH 254 (2017)
Model toxics control act, actions under: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Paint, architectural, paint stewardship via architectural paint recovery program: HB 1376, SHB 1376, SB 5419
Paint, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Radioactive waste, low-level, management of, transferring authority for: HB 1252, SHB 1252, SB 5319
Site cleanup, independent remedial actions, procedural requirements exemptions: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Site cleanup, requirements for department of ecology and others: SB 5943
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DEATH; DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DRUGS; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HUMAN REMAINS; MENTAL HEALTH; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SEWAGE AND SEWERS; WATER POLLUTION)
AIDS and HIV, treatment of a minor, information disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1878
Asphalt pavement sealant, in coal tar pollution statutes: SB 5814
Assistive devices, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use: SB 5018
Assistive devices, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use, considering: * SSB 5018, CH 311 (2017)
Autism, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4635 (2017), * SR 8637 (2017)
Birth control, contraceptive drugs, health plan coverage for twelve-month supply: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Birth control, health plan coverage for contraception: SB 5760
Blood-collecting or distributing establishment vehicles, HOV lane access for: SB 5837, * SSB 5837, CH 73 (2017)
Cancer, Andy Hill cancer research endowment program, fund, and account: ESB 5375
Cancer, breast, reconstruction and prostheses insurance coverage availability: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority, program, and accounts, renaming: ESB 5375
Cancer, Fred Hutchinson center, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 25 (2017)
Cancer, stage 4 metastatic, mandatory step therapy for, prohibiting: SB 5626
Chemicals, high priority, in children's or consumer electronic products: HB 1596
Communication plans, life safety information for limited-English proficient persons: * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Contraception, health plan coverage for: SB 5760
Contraceptive drugs, health plan reimbursement for twelve-month-supply refills: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Death with dignity, informed decision making: SB 5433
Death, natural death act, advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for: HB 1640, SB 5478
Diabetes, adults with, medicaid oral health connections pilot program for: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017)
Essential public health services account, creating: HB 2144
Fluoridation of water, public water system concentration limit for: HB 1244
Food packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibiting: HB 1744
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Health sciences and services authorities, sales and use tax authority, extending: HB 2128, SB 5544
Hepatitis C, state health care coverage for, limiting: HB 2207
Immunization, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Immunization, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090
Infants, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Injection sites, safe, ending: HB 1761, SB 5223, SSB 5223
Lead, drinking water service lines containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets, action plans, testing, and response: HB 1842, HB 1925
Lead, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: SB 5912
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning: HB 1312, SB 5522, SSB 5522
Notices, about emergencies and disasters, for limited-English-proficient persons: HB 1540, SHB 1540, 2SHB 1540, SB 5046, * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula or midwifery services for incarcerated women: SHB 2016
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula services for incarcerated women: HB 1704, HB 2016
Pregnancy disability, state shared leave program to include: HB 1434, SHB 1434, SB 5295
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing: HB 1474, ESHB 1796, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnancy, medicaid oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Pregnancy, state parental leave sharing program creating: SB 5479
Pregnancy, state shared leave to include maternity/paternity leave: SB 5479
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for childbirth and, when: HB 1448, SB 5299, SB 5531
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for, when: HB 1796, ESHB 1796
Pregnant women assistance program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
Records, electronic medical record systems, agency purchase or upgrade: SB 5787
Records, emergency department patient care information, submission of: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Records, for individual health insurance market stability program, confidentiality: HB 2222, * ESHB 2222, CH 30 (2017), SB 5950
Records, health care information, disclosure without patient's authorization, when: HB 1477, * SHB 1477, CH 298 (2017), SB 5400
Records, health care treatment of minor, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Records, health information, disclosure by insurance commissioner: HB 1043, * SHB 1043, CH 193 (2017), SB 5124
Records, medical, for social security disability benefits denial appeal, free copy of: HB 1239, ESHB 1239
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: ESHB 1239
Records, mental health services, use and disclosure, when: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5435, * SSB 5435, CH 325 (2017)
Safety, youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy for: HB 1784
Serious or life-threatening conditions, patient with, investigational treatment access: HB 1242
Sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of a minor, information disclosure: SB 5561
Sunscreen, tropical sunscreen products, at schools/events, permitting: HB 1573, SB 5404, * SSB 5404, CH 186 (2017)
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs and other products, when: SB 5035, * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Threats, public health, data reporting system and confidentiality: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Vaccination, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Vaccination, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090
Water recreation facilities, regulation of: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use: SB 5018
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use, considering: * SSB 5018, CH 311 (2017)
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Access for all trust, Washington, and standing committees, creating: SB 5747
Access for all trust, Washington, creating as single health financing entity: SB 5747
Advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for, in natural death act: HB 1640, SB 5478
Ambulatory surgical facilities, postsurgical care centers and services as part of: SB 5593
Apple care trust, Washington, and committees, as single health financing agency: SB 5701
Autism, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4635 (2017), * SR 8637 (2017)
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage for cancer patients: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Cannabis, medical use, provisions: HB 1060, SHB 1060, HB 1094, HB 1098, HB 1212, SHB 1212, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, HB 2098, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5290, SB 5606, SB 5928, SB 5933
Cannabis, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Care options, preempted by provider beliefs, notice requirements: SB 5767
Children, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Children, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Children, primary care behavioral health integration model and performance: SB 5779
Children, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment information disclosure: SB 5561
Children, treatment information, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Chiropractic services, reimbursement parity for: SB 5518
Community assistance referral and education services program, fire department role: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Conversion therapy, practicing on minor, as provider unprofessional conduct, when: SB 5722
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage: SB 5574
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017)
Doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, SHB 2016
Emergency department patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Eye care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Eye, organ, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017)
Facilities, abortion requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Facilities, abortion requirements, reporting use of potassium chloride or digoxin: HB 1776
Facilities, acute care hospitals, adding beds, certificate of need exemption, when: SB 5638
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, postsurgical care centers and services as part of: SB 5593
Facilities, balance billing by out-of-network providers, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Facilities, community, shifting long-term mental health placements to, when: HB 1546, HB 2067, 2EHB 2107, SB 5434, SSB 5434, SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Facilities, electronic health records, prescription monitoring program integration: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Facilities, evaluation and treatment centers, shifting mental health placements to: 2EHB 2107
Facilities, hospital fire protection inspections, hospital licensing fees to fund: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Facilities, in- and out-of-network providers at, insurance and facility requirements: HB 1870, SB 5654
Facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1715
Facilities, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, medicaid: SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Facilities, public benefit hospital entities, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, compiling: HB 1312, SB 5522, SSB 5522
Facilities, sexual assault examination reimbursement, when: HB 2102
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patient transfer to, work group on: SHB 1854
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patients awaiting transfer to: HB 1854, SB 5638
Facilities, various, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SB 5998
Forbearances, obligations for medical services, interest accrual, when: ESSB 5456
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Health care services, out-of-pocket cost estimates, work group and rule making: HB 1619
Health sciences and services authorities, designation as, application deadline: HB 1922
Hearing instruments, coverage under medicaid and public employee benefits: SB 5179, SSB 5179, 2SSB 5179
Informed consent, for vaccination, provider requirements: HB 2090
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: SB 5912
Marijuana, medical use, administration to students: HB 1060, SHB 1060, SB 5290
Marijuana, medical use, excise tax exemptions: HB 1667
Marijuana, medical use, financial services for businesses, patients, providers: HB 2098, SB 5928
Marijuana, medical use, hiring and accommodation of patient by employer: HB 1094
Marijuana, medical use, personal product testing for qualified patients: HB 1212, SHB 1212
Marijuana, medical use, provisions: HB 1094, HB 1098, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, HB 2098, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5606, SB 5928, SB 5933
Marijuana, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Medical treatment, persons undergoing, I-405 express toll lane exemption, when: HB 1269
Midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: SHB 2016
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017)
Pediatric transitional care centers, for alcohol-/drug-exposed infants, licensing: HB 1491, SB 5152
Pediatric transitional care services, for drug-exposed infants, licensing: SHB 1491, * SSB 5152, CH 263 (2017)
Postsurgical care centers and services, regulating: SB 5593
Preventive services, all health plans to cover: HB 1523, ESHB 1523, SB 5602
Primary care, behavioral health integrated with, payment codes/reimbursement: SB 5779, * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Serious or life-threatening conditions, patient with, investigational treatment access: HB 1242
Sexual assault survivors, undergoing examinations, bill of rights for: SB 5686
Step therapy, mandatory, for stage 4 metastatic cancer, prohibiting: SB 5626
Step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Step therapy, mandatory, override exception determinations for, requirements: SB 5757
Store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: SB 5457
Telemedicine for catastrophically injured workers, provider reimbursement for: SB 5355
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017), SB 5457
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, convening: SB 5636
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs and other products, when: SB 5035, * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Tissue, organ, and eye donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017)
Vision care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Whole-person care, behavioral health services as part of: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' BENEFITS BOARD)
Abolishing health care authority and replacing with Washington access for all trust: SB 5747
Behavioral health authority, designation of state, transfer to HCA, work group for: SSB 5259
Behavioral health authority, designation of state, transferring to HCA from DSHS: HB 1388, ESHB 1388, SB 5259, SSB 5259
Behavioral health services, audits, HCA requirements, modifying: * E2SHB 1819, CH 207 (2017)
Behavioral health services, HCA documentation requirements, HCA to review: * E2SHB 1819, CH 207 (2017)
Behavioral health services, physical health integration, managed care work group: SB 5894
Behavioral health services, physical health integration, work group, HCA role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage information, HCA role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Drugs, generic, price increases, notifying program: SB 5995
Drugs, purchasing and pricing, HCA role: SHB 1541, 2SHB 1541
Health benefit exchange, apple health public option through, HCA role: SB 5984
Health benefit exchange, as qualified voter registration agency: SB 5857
Health benefit exchange, COFA citizens, premium assistance program, HCA role: HB 1291, SHB 1291, SB 5683
Health insurance coverage, apple health plus program, establishing, HCA role: HB 2232
Health security trust, authority role in creating: HB 1026
Hepatitis C, health care coverage for, restricting HCA authority for: HB 2207
Interpreters, spoken language services, purchasing from certain providers: HB 1869, SB 5682
Medicaid, ambulance services payment rate, relation to medicare rate: HB 2112, SB 5823
Medicaid, appropriations, exempting from balanced budget requirement, when: SB 5163
Medicaid, audits of health care providers by authority, restricting: HB 1314, * SHB 1314, CH 242 (2017)
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care: HB 1713, SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care and tribal organizations: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, community assistance referral and education services, reimbursement of: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Medicaid, consumer-directed program, family member providing certain care: * 2ESB 5867, CH 34 (2017)
Medicaid, dental health aide therapist services funding for Indian tribes: HB 1414, SHB 1414, SB 5079, * SSB 5079, CH 5 (2017)
Medicaid, dental managed care program, statewide prepaid, establishing: HB 1899, SB 5604
Medicaid, depression screening for children of certain ages: HB 1713, SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, diabetes, adults with, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, educational limited English proficiency interpreters, reimbursement for: HB 1295, HB 1451
Medicaid, HCA authority to seek waivers, limiting: SB 5368
Medicaid, hearing devices for adults: HB 1264, SHB 1264
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date of, revising: HB 1766
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date, revising: SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, various provisions: HB 1766, SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, maternal depression screening, through medicaid: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017)
Medicaid, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing in AG office: HB 2273
Medicaid, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, HCA role: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Medicaid, noncitizen human trafficking victims and family members, services for: SB 5818
Medicaid, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, personal needs allowance, increasing for certain services: HB 1772, * SB 5118, CH 270 (2017)
Medicaid, pregnant women, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health integration model, HCA role: SB 5779
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, medicare payment rate floor for: HB 1637, SB 5471, SSB 5471
Medicaid, step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Medicaid, telemedicine and store and forward technology, reimbursement: SB 5457
Medicaid, telemedicine as reimbursable service, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility care, HCA role: HB 1854
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility, work group on, HCA role: SHB 1854
Medicaid, whole-person care, behavioral health services as part of: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid-ineligible persons, apple health public option via exchange, HCA role: SB 5984
Medical assistance, definition, excluding residential housing cost payments from: HB 1545
Medical care coverage, for young adults not medicaid-eligible, authority to provide: HB 1565
Medical care coverage, when medicaid-ineligible, apple health public option: SB 5984
Public employee benefits, elective abortion coverage, prohibitions: HB 1002
Public employee benefits, hearing instruments coverage, requiring: SB 5179, SSB 5179, 2SSB 5179
Public employee benefits, hepatitis C coverage, limiting: HB 2207
Public employee benefits, school districts and ESD's, basic health benefits: SB 5726, SSB 5726
Public employee benefits, step therapy in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Public employee benefits, telemedicine as reimbursable, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Public employees' benefits board, transferring to department of retirement systems: SB 5653
Public employees' benefits board, transferring to office of public employee benefits: SSB 5653
School employees' benefits board, creating within HCA: * EHB 2242, CH 13 (2017) PV
Uniform medical plan, 3-part aim solution pilot project and study, authority role: HB 1276
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  (See HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HOSPITALS; LONG-TERM CARE)
HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON  HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON RSS Feed
               
Health security trust, committee role in funding: HB 1026
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS)
Abortion, provider requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Abortions, performing, physician required for and nonphysician prohibited from: HB 1971
Applied behavior analysis, assistants and technicians, supervision of: SB 5974
Beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Blood samples, collection by forensic phlebotomists or certain professionals, when: * E2SHB 1614, CH 336 (2017), SB 5186, SSB 5186
Blood samples, collection for certain traffic offenses, authorized professionals: HB 1614, SHB 1614, * E2SHB 1614, CH 336 (2017)
Cancer research and treatment, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 25 (2017)
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Chiropractors, chiropractic services by, reimbursement parity for: SB 5518
Conversion therapy, practice on minor by licensee to be unprofessional conduct: SB 5722
Degree programs, advanced, opportunity scholarship program to include: HB 2143, SHB 2143, E2SHB 2143
Doctor of medical science, clinical doctoral program for physician assistants: HB 1771
Doulas and doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, SHB 2016
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling events and school shows: HB 1420
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling school shows: * SHB 1420, CH 46 (2017)
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990
Family medicine, residency programs, certain graduates of Cuban medical school: SB 5071
Family medicine, residency programs, participation of Spanish speakers: SB 5072
Hearing loss education program for health care professionals: SB 5178
Immunization, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090
Interstate medical licensure compact commission, creation and role of: * HB 1337, CH 195 (2017), SB 5221
Licensing, expedited, through interstate medical licensure compact: * HB 1337, CH 195 (2017), SB 5221
Licensing, health professions, fee settings for, performance audit of: SB 5538
Massage therapy, animal massage, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
Massage therapy, practitioner licensure, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Medical student loan program, to increase rural physician workforce, establishing: HB 2127, HB 2143
Medical student loan program, to increase rural/underserved physician workforce: SHB 2143, E2SHB 2143
Mental health services, violent threats by patient, provider responsibility: HB 1810, ESB 5800
Midwives and midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: SHB 2016
Naturopathy, scope of practice, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: SB 5369
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264
Nurses, ARNPs, psychiatric, role of: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Nurses, licensed, practice authority in schools without nonnurse supervisor: HB 1346, * SHB 1346, CH 84 (2017), SB 5325
Nurses, LPN clinical experience after nontraditional RN program, repealing: * HB 1721, CH 203 (2017), SB 5516
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1715
Nurses, providers for criminal offenders and others, PSERS membership, when: HB 1558
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing limits, procedures, and plans: HB 1714
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing procedures, plans, and violations: * ESHB 1714, CH 249 (2017)
Nurses, school, supporting student health, funds allocation for: HB 1621
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiner training and mobile team best practices: HB 2101
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, facility exam reimbursement, conditions: HB 2102
Nursing assistants, certified, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Opioid drugs, best practices for prescribing, practitioner continuing education: ESHB 1339
Opioid drugs, practitioner restrictions and requirements when prescribing: HB 1339, HB 2272
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Osteopaths, board of osteopathic medicine and surgery, members of: HB 1431, * ESHB 1431, CH 101 (2017), SB 5352
Osteopaths, maintenance of certification, prohibiting requirement of: HB 2257
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1870, SB 5654
Out-of-network providers, balance billing by, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Parking privileges, for persons with disabilities, practitioner authorization: HB 1515, * SHB 1515, CH 112 (2017), SB 5195, SSB 5195
Phlebotomists, forensic, collection of blood samples in certain cases: SB 5186, SSB 5186
Physical therapists, physical therapy licensure compact and compact commission: * HB 1278, CH 108 (2017), SB 5191
Physician assistants, doctor of medical science licensing, via doctoral program: HB 1771
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264
Physician assistants, psychiatric, role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Physicians, maintenance of certification, prohibiting requirement of: HB 2257
Physicians, teaching research license holders, full licensure eligibility: HB 1356, * SB 5413, CH 45 (2017)
Podiatrists, substance abuse monitoring for, impaired practitioner program: * HB 1198, CH 22 (2017)
Primary care, behavioral health integrated with, payment codes/reimbursement: SB 5779, * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Primary care, medicaid services provided by, medicare payment rate floor for: HB 1637, SB 5471, SSB 5471
Provider groups, electronic health records, prescription monitoring program integration: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Providers and organizations, operations or governance, notice of change to: HB 1811
Quality of care, improper, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SB 5998
Radiologic technologists, diagnostic, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Records, health care information, disclosure without patient's authorization, when: HB 1477, * SHB 1477, CH 298 (2017), SB 5400
Records, health care treatment of minor, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Records, medical, for social security disability benefits denial appeal, free copy of: HB 1239, ESHB 1239
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: ESHB 1239
Records, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of minor, disclosure: SB 5561
Reflexology, practitioner certification, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Religious beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Respiratory care practitioners, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Substance use disorder, replacing certain professional practice terms with: HB 1340, ESHB 1340
Substance use disorder, treatment providers, outcome/performance measures for: SB 5863
Surgical technologists, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Unprofessional conduct, conversion therapy, licensee practice on minor of: SB 5722
Vaccination, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090
Vision care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL RSS Feed
               
Injection sites, safe, ending via requirements and consequences for departments: HB 1761, SB 5223, SSB 5223
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, local departments' role: SB 5745
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, role of local departments: HB 1505
On-site sewage systems, local program plans for, role of local health jurisdictions: EHB 1476
Public health system, delivery of shared services, role of local departments: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Sewage systems, on-site, department professional inspector requirement, removing: HB 1503, * ESHB 1503, CH 105 (2017)
HEALTH, DEPARTMENT  HEALTH, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF)
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin use, facility reporting of, DOH role: HB 1776
Air pollutants, disproportionately impacted communities, department to identify: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Behavioral health, certain DSHS functions, transferring to department: HB 1388, ESHB 1388, SB 5259, SSB 5259
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage, department role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Community assistance referral and education services programs, department role: * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Community health centers, funds for, transferring for access for all trust use: SB 5747
Declarations registry, statewide health care, entity to manage, DOH role: SB 5574
Dental health aide therapist work group, department to convene: HB 1364, SB 5224
Dental quality assurance commission, 3rd-party agreement complaints, DQAC role: HB 1598, SB 5322
Dental quality assurance commission, credential renewals, rule making for: HB 1586, SB 5351
Dental quality assurance commission, dental laboratory registration, DQAC role: HB 1782, SHB 1782, SB 5669
Dental quality assurance commission, dental licensure via residency: HB 1411, * SHB 1411, CH 100 (2017)
Dental quality assurance commission, members: HB 1364, SHB 1364, HB 1586, SHB 1586, SB 5224, SB 5351
Dental therapists, creating as new health profession, department role: HB 1364, SHB 1364, SB 5224
Denturists, license fees, allocation requirements and prohibitions: SB 5538
Disability, person with, at emergency scene, statewide training program, DOH role: * SHB 1258, CH 295 (2017)
Disability, person with, at scene, 911 personnel and first responders training program, department role: HB 1258
Disciplinary boards and commissions, adopting rules for opioid prescribing: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Drugs, prescription, donation program, donor form for, department role: HB 1765, * SHB 1765, CH 205 (2017)
Drugs, prescription, unwanted medications take-back program, department role: HB 1047, SHB 1047
Emergency department patient care information, submission to department: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Essential public health services account, using moneys in, department role: HB 2144
Food insecurity, research on, department responsibility to conduct: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Greywater, reuse in buildings, department role: SHB 1213
Hearing loss education program for health care professionals, department role: SB 5178
Hospitals, DOH licensing and regulation of, excellence assessments of: SSB 5512
Hospitals, fire protection inspections, hospital licensing fees to fund, DOH role: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Hospitals, state, DOH licensing and regulation of, excellence assessments of: SSB 5512
Hospitals, state, placing under licensing authority of department: SB 5512, SSB 5512
Hunger, food insecurity and USDA nutrition assistance programs, data on: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Immunization, of school children, exemption form requirements, DOH role: HB 2092
Lead in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, department role: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead in school drinking water, preventing elevated levels, DOH role: HB 1842, HB 1925
Licensing, health professions, fee settings for, performance audit of: SB 5538
Medical quality assurance commission, doctor of medical science licensing: HB 1771
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, department role: HB 1505
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance, department role: HB 1698, SHB 1698
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Opioid use disorder, treatment access, grant program for increasing, DOH role: SB 5839
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board, members of: HB 1431, * ESHB 1431, CH 101 (2017), SB 5352
Pediatric transitional care centers, for alcohol-/drug-exposed infants, DOH role: HB 1491, SB 5152
Pediatric transitional care services, for drug-exposed infants, DOH role: SHB 1491, * SSB 5152, CH 263 (2017)
Pesticide applications, notice, reporting, and fines for violations, department role: HB 1564
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, forfeited property proceeds, use of: HB 2136
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, OTC drugs via prescription tax exemption statement: HB 1164
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, replacing "board" with "commission": HB 1087, SB 5044, SB 5255, SSB 5255
Postsurgical care centers and services, regulating, department role: SB 5593
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing, department role: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing, DOH role: ESHB 1796
Prescription monitoring program, department to provide data from, when: HB 1426, SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426, * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SB 5248, SSB 5248
Public health services, improvement plan, department role: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Radioactive waste, low-level, management of, transferring authority to department: HB 1252, SHB 1252, SB 5319
Sewage sludge/biosolids, food grown in, labeling requirements, department role: HB 1653
Suicide awareness, suicide-safer homes project, task force, and account, creating: HB 1612, SHB 1612, * E2SHB 1612, CH 262 (2017) PV
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, DOH to convene: SB 5636
Threats, public health, data reporting system and confidentiality, department role: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Transient accommodations, when contaminated by hazardous chemicals, DOH role: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Vaccination, of school children, exemption form requirements, DOH role: HB 2092
Workers, community health worker task force, definition and task force report: HB 1522
Youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy pilot program: HB 1784
HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF  HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF RSS Feed
               
Foods, home-prepared, donation to charitable organizations, board role: HB 1076, SHB 1076, 2SHB 1076
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, board role: SB 5745
On-site sewage systems, rules adoption by board, when: HB 1632, SB 5281, ESSB 5281
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, board role: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
HEATING AND HEATERS  HEATING AND HEATERS RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
Electric plant and gas plant, excluding heating appliances from definitions of: HB 1882
Solid fuel burning devices, burn bans restricting use of, lifting in cold weather: SB 5658
HEMP  (See AGRICULTURE)
HIGHWAYS  (See ROADS AND HIGHWAYS)
HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION  HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Abolishing commission and transferring functions to new commission: HB 2183
Repeal and termination of provisions, repealing, and modifying administration: SSB 5020
Repeal of provisions, repealing: SB 5020
HISPANICS  HISPANICS RSS Feed
               (See also HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION)
Minority affairs, commission on, creating: HB 2183
HISTORICAL SOCIETIES  HISTORICAL SOCIETIES RSS Feed
               (See also MUSEUMS)
Columbia river history, center for, deleting obsolete statutory reference to: * HB 1853, CH 117 (2017), SB 5660
State historical society, projects funded from capital budget, plaque requirement: HB 1289, ESHB 1289
State historical society, women's history consortium, national women's suffrage: HB 2007, SB 5780
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES  HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES RSS Feed
               
13th amendment to U.S. constitution, 152nd anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8618 (2017)
19th amendment to U.S. constitution, centennial of, preparing to commemorate: HB 2007, SB 5780
2-1-1, Washington information network (WIN), 10th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8605 (2017)
4th of July festival, city of Auburn, recognizing: * SR 8667 (2017)
Autism awareness month, honoring and supporting individuals with autism during: * SR 8637 (2017)
Blessing of the fleet, 2017: SR 8652
Central Washington state fair association, on 125th anniversary of fair, honoring: * HR 4650 (2017)
Central Washington state fair, 125th anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8629 (2017)
Cesar Chavez day, celebrating: * SR 8642 (2017)
Chavez, Cesar, recognizing March thirty-first as Cesar Chavez day: HB 1939, SB 5913
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4617 (2017), * SR 8620 (2017)
Columbus day, renaming as indigenous peoples' day: HB 2267
Daffodil festival, eighty-fourth anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4640 (2017)
Donate life month, national, observing April as: * SR 8643 (2017)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fifth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4613 (2017), * SR 8614 (2017)
FFA week, national, celebrating: * HR 4614 (2017), * SR 8621 (2017)
Filipino American history month, celebrating: * HR 4619 (2017)
Filipino Americans in North America, 430th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4619 (2017)
Finland's 100th year of independence and Finland 100, celebrating: * SR 8675 (2017)
Former prisoners of war recognition day, display of POW/MIA flag: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
Hiram M. Chittenden locks in Ballard, centennial of, celebrating: * HR 4638 (2017)
Holodomor, 1932-1933 famine in Ukraine, remembering victims on 84th anniversary of: * SR 8663 (2017)
Indigenous peoples' day, renaming Columbus day as: HB 2267
International women's day, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Juneteenth independence day, recognizing significance and celebrating: * SR 8671 (2017)
Juneteenth, commemorating the ending of slavery by celebrating: * HR 4647 (2017)
Juneteenth, recognizing Kent black action commission's efforts supporting: * SR 8668 (2017)
Kindergarteners, month of, September to be: HB 1901
King, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4604 (2017), * SR 8604 (2017)
Korean-American day, tenth anniversary, celebrating: * SR 8603 (2017)
Lewis-McChord, Joint Base, 100th anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4622 (2017), * SR 8627 (2017)
Lincoln, Abraham, president, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017)
Maury Island incident, seventieth anniversary of, acknowledging: * SR 8648 (2017)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4612 (2017)
Motorcycle awareness month, celebrating May as: * SR 8613 (2017)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8649 (2017)
Nowruz, the Persian new year, celebrating the spring equinox as: * SR 8631 (2017)
Pearl Harbor remembrance day, display of POW/MIA flag: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
Poetry month, national, celebrating: * HR 4642 (2017)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4618 (2017)
Public lands day, final Saturday of September to be: HB 2056
Reconstruction act, first, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8619 (2017)
Seattle Metropolitans hockey team's 1917 Stanley Cup victory, 100th anniversary: * SR 8641 (2017)
Seattle Pacific University, 125th anniversary of, celebrating: * HR 4643 (2017)
Seattle University, celebrating 125th anniversary of founding of: * HR 4631 (2017)
Slavery, abolition in U.S. of, recognizing 152nd anniversary of 13th amendment: * SR 8618 (2017)
Temperance and good citizenship day, student voter sign up and registration on: HB 1513, ESHB 1513
Washington, George, president, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017)
Women's day, international, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Women's suffrage, national, centennial of, preparations for commemorating: HB 2007, SB 5780
Women's suffrage, national, women's history consortium role in commemorating: HB 2007, SB 5780
World spay day, recognizing: * HR 4620 (2017)
World War I, one-hundredth anniversary of U.S.A.'s entry into, honoring veterans: * HR 4641 (2017)
Youth shelters, requiring parental notification, holidays and weekends exception: HB 2061
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS)
Assistance programs, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017)
Camping, unlawful, by homeless, when: SB 5656, SB 5864
Campsites, unauthorized, in ten largest cities, identifying on map: SB 5864, SSB 5864
Census of homeless persons, categories and data: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Encampments, guidelines and regulations, state preemption of: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Encampments, on religious organization property, allowing, requirements: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Homeless assistance account, appropriations from budget stabilization account to: SB 5911
Homeless client management information system, personal information for using: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Homeless client management information system, use of: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Homelessness housing and assistance act, modifications and funding: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Homelessness in Washington, goal of ending, comprehensive approach: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Homelessness in Washington, statewide study of: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Housing programs and accounts, housing for all act of 2017: SB 5903
Housing programs, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017), SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Housing programs, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903
Housing programs, document-recording surcharges for, local government use: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Housing programs, TANF recipient priority for homeless housing: SB 5903
Housing, certain real estate excise taxes and revenues to support: SB 5482
Housing, essential needs and housing support program, modifying: SB 5903
Housing, homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Housing, local housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5903
Identicards, for persons under 18 without a permanent residence address: * SB 5382, CH 122 (2017)
Indigency, court determinations, indigent or indigent and able to contribute: SB 5376
Indigency, court imposition of costs on indigent defendant, prohibiting: HB 1783, SHB 1783, E2SHB 1783
Indigent criminal defense services, providing funding for: HB 2012
Interagency council on homelessness, duties and role: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Legal financial obligations, homeless offender's failure to pay: HB 1093, HB 1783, SHB 1783, E2SHB 1783
Parking, safe, religious organizations, local actions and regulations, prohibitions: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Sheill, Zoe, volunteer for the homeless, honoring: * SR 8653 (2017)
Shelters, bed availability reporting, to central information system: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Shelters, religious organizations, local actions and regulations, prohibitions: HB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
State homeless programs, effectiveness and efficiency of, audit to determine: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Students, homeless, at community and technical colleges, pilot program to aid: SB 5903
Students, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Students, homeless, partial credit for courses not completed, when: * SSB 5241, CH 40 (2017)
Students, homeless, school district transportation of, certain surcharge to fund: HB 2206
Students, on-time grade level progression, procedures: HB 1444, * SHB 1444, CH 166 (2017)
Substance abuse by homeless, involuntary commitment for gravely disabled: SB 5656, SB 5864
Therapeutic courts, court programs/services for homeless, tax revenues for: SB 5903
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Wildfires, homelessness due to, certain education activities in response to: HB 2010
Wildfires, homelessness due to, risk reduction activities in certain areas, funding: * ESHB 2010, CH 280 (2017)
Youth shelters, homeless youth in, parental notification requirement, exceptions: HB 2061
Youth, 13 or older, personally identifying information, consent for collecting of: HB 1630, SB 5608, SB 5625
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection programs, office of, duties and role: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Youth, homeless, ending in Washington, comprehensive provisions: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Youth, homeless, in crisis residential or HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 1816, * SHB 1816, CH 277 (2017)
Youth, runaway and abandoned, database of, developing: SB 5864
Youth, under 18, limiting office of homeless youth programs to working with: SB 5656
HOMELESSNESS, INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON  (See HOMELESS PERSONS)
HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS  (See HOMES AND HOUSING)
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; SENIOR CITIZENS)
Adult family home, persons with developmental disabilities, property tax exemption: HB 1763, SHB 1763
Affordable housing land bank, surplus public property for, studying: SHB 1752
Affordable housing, certain real estate excise taxes and revenues to support: HB 1536, HB 1797, SHB 1797, SB 5482
Affordable housing, city that acquires or builds, one-time tax remittance for: HB 1536, HB 1797
Affordable housing, city that builds, tax remittance for: SHB 1797
Affordable housing, city/county infrastructure for, one-time sales tax remittance: HB 2046
Affordable housing, development on religious organization property: HB 1987, SHB 1987
Affordable housing, growth management provisions in aid of: HB 1748, SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Affordable housing, imposing sales tax for, councilmanic authority for: HB 1797, SHB 1797
Affordable housing, in residential targeted areas, property tax exemption, when: HB 2051
Affordable housing, land acquisition loan program, for vacant or improved land: * HB 1616, CH 274 (2017)
Affordable housing, land bank, creating: HB 1752
Affordable housing, local infrastructure for, one-time tax remittance for city: HB 1536, HB 1797
Affordable housing, local infrastructure for, tax remittance for city: SHB 1797
Affordable housing, low-income by nonprofit, property tax exemption for: HB 1750
Affordable housing, low-income, SEPA noncompliance challenge exception, when: HB 1740, SHB 1740
Affordable housing, manufactured housing communities beyond urban growth areas: HB 1846, SB 5615
Affordable housing, supporting via GMA planning for rural development: HB 1748
Affordable housing, very low-income, local property tax exemption program: HB 1536, SB 5182, SSB 5182, SB 5254, SSB 5254
Condominium associations, bylaw amendments, voting on: SB 5250, SB 6001
Condominium associations, constructional defects, board role, and arbitration: SB 5428
Condominium associations, opportunity to be heard before enforcement, notice of: SB 5134
Condominium associations, watering and landscaping for droughts, requirements: HB 1172, SHB 1172
Condominium associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172
Condominiums, property insurance, certification of fire safety compliance: SB 5082
Disabled veterans, adapted housing, certain tax preferences for: HB 2138, * SHB 2138, CH 176 (2017)
Discrimination, protected classes in housing, state preemption of creation of: SB 5569
Factory built, deposit of fees into construction registration inspection account: * HB 1716, CH 11 (2017)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, modifying: HB 1570, ESHB 1570
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, requirements: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017), SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharges for, local government use: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Homeless housing, TANF recipient priority for: SB 5903
Homeless, essential needs and housing support program, modifying: SB 5903
Homeless, local housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5903
Homelessness housing and assistance act, modifications and funding: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeowners' associations, common areas access fees, exemptions for members: HB 1892
Homeowners' associations, opportunity to be heard before enforcement, notice of: SB 5134
Homeowners' associations, proposed budget, vote count requirement: SB 5377
Homeowners' associations, violations by, aggrieved party exemplary damages: HB 2022
Homeowners' associations, watering and landscaping for droughts, requirements: HB 1172, SHB 1172
Homeowners' associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172
Homeownership projects, funding from housing trust fund: HB 1044
Housing assistance, temporary, for women after release from corrections center: SB 5077, * SSB 5077, CH 214 (2017)
Housing authority boards, state public body support for: HB 2261
Housing trust fund, appropriations from budget stabilization account to: SB 5911
Low-income home rehabilitation revolving loan program, creating: HB 1980, SHB 1980, 2SHB 1980, * ESB 5647, CH 285 (2017)
Low-income homeownership development, by nonprofit, property tax exemption: HB 1532, SHB 1532, SB 5143, SSB 5143
Multifamily residences, areas zoned for, electric vehicle charging stations in: SB 5716
Overwater residences on pilings, historic, as conforming preferred use, when: HB 2019, SB 5542
Rental housing providers for released inmates, community impact statements, when: HB 1626, * SHB 1626, CH 141 (2017), SB 5458, SSB 5458
Residential buildings, single-family, minimum dimensions of habitable spaces: HB 1085
Residential dwellings, demolition fee, deposit in city's affordable housing fund: HB 1536
Residential housing cost payments, excluding from "medical assistance": HB 1545
Residential housing cost payments, excluding from supported housing services: HB 1545
School employees, certificated and classified, housing allowance for, when: SB 5534, SSB 5534, SB 5607, SSB 5607
Supply and affordability reviews, cities and counties, when: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Trust lands, home site leases on, transferring sites to lessees: SB 5315
Workforce housing, city/county infrastructure for, one-time sales tax remittance: HB 2046
HOMICIDE, JUSTIFIABLE  (See CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS)
HOOD CANAL  (See MARINE WATERS, STATE)
HORSES  HORSES RSS Feed
               
Police horses, harming, class B felony, when: SB 5771
Slaughter for human consumption, prohibiting: HB 1110
HOSPITALS  HOSPITALS RSS Feed
               (See also MENTAL HEALTH; SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
Abortion, facility requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Abortion, facility requirements, reporting use of potassium chloride or digoxin: HB 1776
Acute care hospitals, addition of beds, certificate of need exemption, when: SB 5638
Billing and collection, statement concerning discounts via charity care on: HB 1359, SB 5231
Billing statement, statement concerning discounts on: ESHB 1359
Community hospitals, shifting state mental health hospital placements to, when: HB 1546, HB 2067, 2EHB 2107, SB 5434, SSB 5434, SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Critical access hospitals, in rural access pilot, alternative payment methodologies: HB 1520, * SHB 1520, CH 198 (2017)
Electronic health records, integrating with prescription monitoring program, when: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Emergency rooms, patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Employees, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1715
Evaluation/treatment centers, shifting state mental health hospital placements to: 2EHB 2107
Fire protection inspections, funding from hospital licensing fees: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees from hospital care to nursing facility care: HB 1854
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility, work group on: SHB 1854
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning: HB 1312, SB 5522, SSB 5522
Newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, medicaid requirements: SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges, information request: HB 2264
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing limits, procedures, and plans: HB 1714
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing procedures, plans, and violations: * ESHB 1714, CH 249 (2017)
Out-of- and in-network providers at facilities, insurance and facility requirements: HB 1870, SB 5654
Out-of-network providers at facilities, balance billing by, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Physician assistants, granting of privileges, information request: HB 2264
Project Linus, honoring participants: * SR 8646 (2017)
Psychiatric beds, certain hospitals adding, certificate of need exemption for: HB 1547, * ESHB 1547, CH 199 (2017), SB 5446
Public benefit hospital entities, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Public hospital districts, EMT transfer of service credit to LEOFF, when: HB 2187, HB 2202, * SHB 2202, CH 309 (2017), ESSB 5659
Public hospital districts, EMT's in PERS employed by, LEOFF membership: HB 1932, HB 2187, HB 2202, * SHB 2202, CH 309 (2017), SB 5659, ESSB 5659
Public hospital districts, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Safety net assessment, expiration date of, revising: HB 1766, SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Safety net assessment, various provisions: HB 1766, SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Sexual assault examinations, hospital reimbursement for, conditions: HB 2102
Terminally ill patients, investigational products, practitioner administration of: * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Whistleblowers, protections for: HB 2258, SB 5998
HOUSE RESOLUTIONS  HOUSE RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Autism, individuals with: * HR 4635 (2017)
Baar, Gary, Lynden fire chief: * HR 4632 (2017)
Battle Ground High School drama club: * HR 4621 (2017)
Bergh, Ed, Yelm High School history teacher: * HR 4625 (2017)
Buffalo Soldiers, 9th and 10th horse cavalry regiments: * HR 4615 (2017)
Bull, Gina Grant, house page program supervisor and former legislative assistant: * HR 4616 (2017)
Camas High School Papermakers boys' swim team: * HR 4627 (2017)
Camas High School Papermakers football team: * HR 4607 (2017)
Camas High School Papermakers girls' soccer team: * HR 4608 (2017)
Central Washington state fair association, on 125th anniversary of fair: * HR 4650 (2017)
Children's day: * HR 4617 (2017)
Daffodil festival: * HR 4640 (2017)
Dressel, Melanie, CEO of Columbia bank, the life and accomplishments of: * HR 4624 (2017)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fifth anniversary: * HR 4613 (2017)
Filipino Americans and Filipino American history month: * HR 4619 (2017)
Fishing fleet, Washington state commercial: * HR 4633 (2017)
Future farmers of America, Washington's: * HR 4614 (2017)
Gonzaga men's basketball: * HR 4645 (2017)
Haywood, Spencer, former Seattle SuperSonics basketball player: HR 4626
Hiram M. Chittenden locks in Ballard, centennial of: * HR 4638 (2017)
House business during interims, conducting: * HR 4646 (2017)
House organized, notification of governor: * HR 4600 (2017)
House rules, permanent: * EHR 4610 (2017)
House rules, permanent rule 23, reducing commerce & gaming committee membership: * HR 4648 (2017)
House rules, temporary: * HR 4601 (2017), * HR 4602 (2017)
Hunger, childhood, efforts of advocacy groups and local coalitions to end: * HR 4605 (2017)
International women's day and women and their contributions: * HR 4623 (2017)
Japanese-American World War II internees, veterans, and activists: * HR 4613 (2017)
Juneteenth: * HR 4647 (2017)
Kamiakin High School Braves football team: * HR 4606 (2017)
Kentridge High School Chargers girls' basketball team: * HR 4629 (2017)
Kentwood High School boys' basketball team: * HR 4630 (2017)
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.: * HR 4604 (2017)
Knapp, Michael, Ferndale police chief: * HR 4634 (2017)
Legislative session, interim periods, conducting house business during: * HR 4646 (2017)
Lewis-McChord, Joint Base, 100th anniversary: * HR 4622 (2017)
Lincoln, Abraham, president: * HR 4618 (2017)
Miss & Mr Mason Area Pageant: * HR 4603 (2017)
Missing children's day, national: * HR 4612 (2017)
National guard, Washington: * HR 4639 (2017)
Navy and navy personnel, contributions of: * HR 4637 (2017)
Navy personnel and their family members and friends: * HR 4637 (2017)
Poetry month, national: * HR 4642 (2017)
Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017)
Redmond, Steve, Spokane police department officer: * HR 4628 (2017)
Russell, Gary, Whatcom county fire district no. 7 fire chief: * HR 4649 (2017)
Seattle Pacific University, 125th anniversary of: * HR 4643 (2017)
Seattle University, 125th anniversary of founding of: * HR 4631 (2017)
Spay day, World: * HR 4620 (2017)
Stack, Pat, sheriff's office, Snohomish county: * HR 4636 (2017)
Tahoma High School We the People team: * HR 4611 (2017)
Tonasket, Mel, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation: * HR 4644 (2017)
USS Olympia submarine and its crew: * HR 4609 (2017)
Washington, George, president: * HR 4618 (2017)
Women's day, international, and women and their contributions: * HR 4623 (2017)
World War I, Washington's veterans of: * HR 4641 (2017)
HOUSING  (See HOMES AND HOUSING; HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION)
HOUSING AUTHORITIES  (See HOMES AND HOUSING)
HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION  HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING)
Facilities, commission financing for, expanding nonprofit corporation definition for: HB 1627
Infrastructure, local, commission loan agreements for project financing: HB 1324, ESSB 5033, SB 5088
Public development authorities, within "nonprofit corporation" for facilities funding: HB 1627
Residential real property, abandoned, certificate of abandonment for, HFC role: HB 2057, ESHB 2057, SB 5797, ESSB 5797
Veteran homeownership downpayment assistance program, defining "veteran": HB 1369, * SHB 1369, CH 97 (2017), SB 5245, SSB 5245
HUMAN REMAINS  HUMAN REMAINS RSS Feed
               (See also DEATH)
Alkaline hydrolysis of remains, as alternative to cremation: HB 1700, SB 5387
Cemeteries, abandoned, definition and authority for burials in: * HB 1907, CH 208 (2017)
Cemetery districts, withdrawal of territory from: SB 5235, * SSB 5235, CH 62 (2017)
Fetal body parts, aborted, prohibiting sale, donation, or use: HB 1243
Funeral planning and services, as noninsurance benefits under certain policies: HB 1066, EHB 1081, * ESB 5042, CH 32 (2017)
Minor child, disposition of remains, parental authority: HB 2253
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; GENDER IDENTITY; IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANTS, AND IMMIGRATION STATUS; MINORITIES; RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS)
Immigration and citizenship hotline and web site, commission to establish: HB 2029, ESHB 2029, SB 5801
Service animal issues, work group on, convening, commission role: HB 2032
HUMAN TRAFFICKING  (See CRIMES; LABOR; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
HUNTING  HUNTING RSS Feed
               
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5718
Hunter education and firearm safety high school elective course, development: HB 1174, SB 5216
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)
Licenses, any hunting, free for veterans with 100% disability: HB 1180
Licenses, hunting fees, adjusting various: HB 1647
Licenses, surcharges on fees, when: HB 1647
Right to hunt and fish, preserving, constitutional amendment for: SJR 8206
Tribal hunting, consultation regarding DFW policies and actions affecting: HB 1097, ESHB 1097
HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; MINES AND MINING; RIVERS AND STREAMS)