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

HARBORS  (See BOATS AND BOATING; COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; MARINE WATERS, STATE; PORTS)
HARBORS AND PORTS  (See COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; MARINE WATERS, STATE; PORT DISTRICTS)
HARDWOODS COMMISSION  HARDWOODS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS)
Assessment for commission funding, revising and adjusting: HB 2553, * SB 6073, CH 71 (2018)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; HAZARDOUS WASTE; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES)
Aluminum content of vaccines, limiting: HB 2840
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, HB 2632
Flammable trains, high hazard, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Incidents, person causing, liability to fire department or fire district: HB 2460
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, director, Yakama Nation environmental restoration and waste management program, honoring: * HR 4671 (2018)
Lead ammunition, selling or giving to person under 21, risks and prohibitions: HB 2805
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
Mercury, vaccines containing, prohibiting: HB 2840
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, CH 9 (2018), SB 5940, SSB 5940, SSB 6343
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers task force, establishing: SB 6343, SSB 6343
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, contingency plans, oil that may submerge or sink in water: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Oil transport, high hazard flammable trains, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Oil transport, spill contingency plans, management, and emergency response: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
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
Paints/coatings for boats, copper-containing antifouling, replacing: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
Petroleum storage tanks, assistance for safe operation and leaks or spills: HB 1266, * SHB 1266, CH 23 (2017)
Petroleum storage tanks, underground, delaying program termination and repeal: HB 2453, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, prohibiting: HB 1744
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, prohibitions and safer alternatives: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
PFAS chemicals, in class B firefighting foam, prohibitions: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
PFAS chemicals, in firefighting personal protective equipment, requirements: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Pipelines, hazardous liquid/gas, pipeline accident mitigation account, creating: HB 2135
Possession of hazardous substances, tax on, adding surtax: HB 1663, SB 5501
Tanks, heating oil, insurance for, annual contamination cleanup aggregate limit: HB 2872, SHB 2872, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
Tanks, heating oil, insurance for, statement in real estate seller disclosure concerning: * SB 6462, CH 289 (2018)
Tanks, underground storage, delaying program termination and repeal: HB 2453, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1669, SHB 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
Hazardous substances remedial actions, hazardous substance tax stabilization act: SB 6285
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, director, Yakama Nation environmental restoration and waste management program, honoring: * HR 4671 (2018)
Mercury-containing lights stewardship program, provisions: * SB 5762, CH 254 (2017)
Model toxics control act, actions under: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943, SB 6422
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
Remedial actions, effect of climate change on: SB 6422
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; EXPLOSIVES; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HUMAN REMAINS; MENTAL HEALTH; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SEWAGE AND SEWERS; WATER POLLUTION)
AIDS and HIV, removing certain HIV testing barriers: * SB 6580, CH 158 (2018)
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, SB 6565, SSB 6565
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 centers, regulating with birthing and childbirth centers: SB 6579
Birth certificates, filed with state registrar, preregistration of child to vote when: HB 2595, SHB 2595, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
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: HB 2409, SB 5760, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Birth control, hormonal contraceptives, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Blood-collecting or distributing establishment vehicles, HOV lane access for: SB 5837, * SSB 5837, CH 73 (2017)
Bone marrow donation, information for driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2557, SHB 2557, SB 6155, * SSB 6155, CH 192 (2018)
Cancer, Andy Hill cancer research endowment program, fund, and account: * ESB 5375, CH 4 (2018)
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, CH 4 (2018)
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, HB 2632
Communication plans, life safety information for limited-English proficient persons: * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Contraception, employer health plan coverage for: HB 2908, SB 6102, SSB 6102
Contraception, health plan coverage for: HB 2409, SB 5760, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Contraception, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
Contraceptive drugs, health plan reimbursement for twelve-month-supply refills: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Contraceptives, hormonal self-administered, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Death with dignity, informed decision making: SB 5433
Death, natural death act, advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for: HB 1640, SB 5478
Debt, medical, collection of, debtor right to request itemized bill: HB 2731
Debt, medical, collection of, limits on: HB 2731
Debt, medical, studying: SHB 2731
Diabetes, adults with, medicaid oral health connections pilot program for: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Diapers, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2905
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Dyslexia advisory council, convening: * E2SSB 6162, CH 75 (2018)
Dyslexia advisory council, reconvening: SSB 6162
Dyslexia, as learning disability, school screening and interventions: * E2SSB 6162, CH 75 (2018)
Dyslexia, as learning disability, school screening for: HB 2796, SB 6162, SSB 6162
Essential public health services account, creating: HB 2144
Flame retardants, organohalogen, limiting amounts in various products: HB 2632
Fluoridation of water, public water system concentration limit for: HB 1244
Food packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibiting: HB 1744
Food packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibitions and safer alternatives: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Furniture, upholstered, organohalogen flame retardants in, limiting amount: HB 2632
Hanford site, workers at, healthy energy workers task force, establishing: SB 6343, SSB 6343
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, name change: HB 2531
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, reproductive health care access: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Health equity, governor's interagency coordinating council on, data inventories: HB 2531
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 children, exemptions availability notification: HB 2842
Immunization, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Immunization, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Immunization, vaccines containing mercury, prohibiting: HB 2840
Immunization, vaccines, aluminum content of, limiting: HB 2840
Immunization, vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adopting and providing: HB 2841
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, SB 6254
Lead ammunition, selling or giving to person under 21, risks and prohibitions: HB 2805
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, CH 115 (2018)
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning: HB 1312, SB 5522, * SSB 5522, CH 182 (2018)
Notices, about emergencies and disasters, for limited-English-proficient persons: HB 1540, SHB 1540, 2SHB 1540, SB 5046, * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Paints/coatings for boats, copper-containing antifouling, replacing: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula or midwifery services for incarcerated women: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula services for incarcerated women: HB 1704, HB 2016
Pregnancy disability, state shared leave program to include: HB 1434, * ESHB 1434, CH 39 (2018), SB 5295, SSB 5295
Pregnancy, genetic and gestational surrogacy agreements: SB 6037, * ESSB 6037, CH 6 (2018)
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, medicaid services eligibility family income maximum: HB 2660, SB 6304
Pregnancy, opioid use and opioid use disorder therapy, effects on baby: ESHB 2489
Pregnancy, opioid use and replacement therapy, effects on baby: HB 2489, SB 6150
Pregnancy, opioid use and treatment therapy, effects on baby: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pregnancy, pregnant minors, various programs/services for, coordinating: HB 2670, SHB 2670, 2SHB 2670
Pregnancy, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
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, CH 87 (2018)
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, mental health services, use and disclosure, when: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5435, * SSB 5435, CH 325 (2017)
Records, mental health, disclosure in certain discrimination claims: * SB 6027, CH 70 (2018)
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
Standards for health/safety, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent: SB 6083
Sunscreen, tropical sunscreen products, at schools/events, permitting: HB 1573, SB 5404, * SSB 5404, CH 186 (2017)
Surf pools, regulation of: HB 2959, SB 6581
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 children, exemptions availability notification: HB 2842
Vaccination, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Vaccination, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Vaccines, aluminum content of, limiting: HB 2840
Vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adopting and providing: HB 2841
Vaccines, mercury-containing, prohibiting: HB 2840
Vaccines, through collaborative drug therapy agreements, database of pharmacies: EHB 2570
Water recreation facilities, regulation of: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, modifying to include surf pools: HB 2959, SB 6581
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use: SB 5018, SB 6565, SSB 6565
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use, considering: * SSB 5018, CH 311 (2017)
HEALTH BENEFIT EXCHANGE  (See INSURANCE)
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; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Access for all trust, Washington, and standing committees, creating: SB 5747
Access for all trust, Washington, creating as single health financing entity: SB 5747
Accountable communities of health, certain incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Accountable communities of health, certain local/state/federal funds, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998
Accountable communities of health, certain medicaid incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for, in natural death act: HB 1640, SB 5478
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)
Bone marrow donation, information for driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2557, SHB 2557, SB 6155, * SSB 6155, CH 192 (2018)
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, ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5290, SB 5606, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018), SB 5933
Cannabis, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Care options, preempted by provider beliefs, notice requirements: SB 5767
Charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
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: * ESB 5518, CH 181 (2018)
Chiropractic services, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
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: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Debt, medical, collection of, debtor right to request itemized bill: HB 2731
Debt, medical, collection of, limits on: HB 2731
Debt, medical, studying: SHB 2731
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage: SB 5574
Devices, medical, demographic diversity in clinical trials program for: HB 2304, SB 6506
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Durable medical equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
East Asian medicine, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
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), * SR 8716 (2018)
Facilities, abortion requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Facilities, abortions, 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, certificate of need exemption, when: HB 2894, SB 6520
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, facility fee notice to patients of: HB 2588
Facilities, balance billing by out-of-network providers, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Facilities, birth centers, regulating with birthing and childbirth centers: SB 6579
Facilities, charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
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, entities limiting health services by providers, prohibitions: HB 2482, SB 6247
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, kidney disease treatment centers, certificate of need review exemption: HB 2547, SB 6358
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, postsurgical care centers and services, regulation of: SB 5593
Facilities, public benefit hospital entities, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Facilities, relocation of beds, effect on access, as certificate of need criterion: HB 2589
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, compiling: HB 1312, SB 5522, * SSB 5522, CH 182 (2018)
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, small low-volume rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment to: HB 2732
Facilities, sole community rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment rates for: SB 6601
Facilities, various, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 5998
First aid, by law enforcement officers, SHB 3003 concerning, cutoff date exemption for: * HCR 4415 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and provision of: * ESHB 3003, CH 10 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and rendering of, I-940: * SI 940, CH 11 (2018), * HI 940, CH 11 (2018)
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
Gene therapies/drugs, new, medicaid managed care, financial responsibility: HB 2565
Health care services, out-of-pocket cost estimates, work group and rule making: HB 1619
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, name change: HB 2531
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, reproductive health care access: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Health equity, governor's interagency coordinating council on, data inventories: HB 2531
Health sciences and services authorities, designation as, application deadline: HB 1922
Hearing instruments, coverage under medicaid and public employee benefits: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Hearing instruments, purchase agreement, receipt information requirements: HB 2856
Hearing therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Indian tribes, action plan to raise health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, governor's Indian health council, establishing: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, Indian health improvement reinvestment account and committee, creating: HB 2826, SB 6472
Informed consent for incompetent persons, persons with authority to provide: HB 2541, ESHB 2541
Informed consent, for vaccination, provider requirements: HB 2090
Innovative therapies/drugs, new, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: SB 5084, * ESSB 5084, CH 122 (2018)
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: * SB 5912, CH 115 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, accounting services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, administration to students: HB 1060, SHB 1060, SB 5290
Marijuana, medical use, armored car services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, authorization database, changing funding source for: HB 2566
Marijuana, medical use, compassionate care renewals for patients: HB 2554, SHB 2554
Marijuana, medical use, cooperatives, state preemption of regulation of: HB 2471
Marijuana, medical use, excise tax exemptions: HB 1667
Marijuana, medical use, financial services for businesses, patients, providers: HB 2098, ESHB 2098, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
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, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5606, SB 5933
Marijuana, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Marijuana, medical use, retailer delivery to patient, endorsement for: HB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, retailer home delivery, creating system for, studying: SHB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, tribal retailer deliveries to patients: HB 2574
Massage therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Medical treatment, persons undergoing, I-405 express toll lane exemption, when: HB 1269
Midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Mobility enhancing equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Nebulizers, for other than home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Occupational therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Pain, chronic noncancer, nonpharmacologic treatments, coverage for: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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)
Physical therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Preventive services, all health plans to cover: HB 1523, * ESHB 1523, CH 14 (2018), 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
Speech therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Stem cell therapies, not USFDA-approved, provider notice to patient: HB 2356, * ESHB 2356, CH 216 (2018)
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, * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine for catastrophically injured workers, provider reimbursement for: SB 5355
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, telemedicine collaborative role: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017), SB 5457
Telemedicine, billing and reimbursement for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, duties: ESSB 6226
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, extending: * SB 6163, CH 256 (2018)
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, convening: SB 5636
Telemedicine, UW's extension for community healthcare outcomes program reporting: SB 6495
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), * SR 8716 (2018)
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
Abortion, reimbursement program for medical assistance-eligible persons, HCA role: SB 6219
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, * 2ESHB 1388, CH 201 (2018), SB 5259, SSB 5259
Behavioral health services, audits, HCA requirements, modifying: * E2SHB 1819, CH 207 (2017)
Behavioral health services, fully integrated managed health care system: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
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
Behavioral health services, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage information, HCA role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Depression, partnership access line for moms and kids program, authority role: SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Depression, pregnant women and new mothers, program for, authority role: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Drug utilization review board, managed care members, adding: ESHB 2565
Drugs, generic, price increases, notifying program: HB 2556, SB 5995
Drugs, purchasing and pricing, HCA role: SHB 1541, 2SHB 1541
Foster youth, integrated managed/behavioral health care plan, HCA role: HB 2530, * SHB 2530, CH 27 (2018), SB 6436
Health benefit exchange, apple health public option through, HCA role: SB 5984
Health benefit exchange, COFA citizens, premium assistance program, HCA role: HB 1291, SHB 1291, 2SHB 1291, SB 5683, * SSB 5683, CH 161 (2018)
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, SB 6245, SSB 6245, * 2SSB 6245, CH 253 (2018)
Long-term services and supports trust program, authority role: HB 2533, SHB 2533, 2SHB 2533, SB 6238
Medicaid, access to baby and child dentistry program to include children with disabilities: SB 6549, * SSB 6549, CH 156 (2018)
Medicaid, ambulance services payment rate, relation to medicare rate: HB 2112, SB 5823
Medicaid, ambulance transports, fee to fund add-on to reimbursement, HCA role: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, ambulance transports, quality assurance fee: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, American Indian and Alaska Native mandatory enrollment in: HB 2826, SB 6472
Medicaid, appropriations, exempting from balanced budget requirement, when: SB 5163
Medicaid, assisted living and adult residential care, new payment system for: HB 2515, * SHB 2515, CH 225 (2018), SB 6337
Medicaid, audits of health care providers by authority, restricting: HB 1314, * SHB 1314, CH 242 (2017)
Medicaid, certain payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998, * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Medicaid, children's affordable coverage, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
Medicaid, children's affordable health coverage, family income limit: SB 6047
Medicaid, children's mental health services, facilitating referrals to, authority role: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Medicaid, children's mental health services, fully integrated managed health care system: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
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, chronic noncancer pain, nonpharmacologic treatments, HCA role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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, enhanced payment rates for sole community rural hospitals: SB 6601
Medicaid, false claims, penalties and recoveries, increasing: HB 2326, * SB 6053, CH 63 (2018)
Medicaid, funding for home visiting services, leveraging, HCA role: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
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, in-home care, consumer-directed employer program, establishing: * ESSB 6199, CH 278 (2018)
Medicaid, incentive payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Medicaid, long-term care, consumer directed employer program, establishing: SHB 2963
Medicaid, long-term care, individual provider employment administrator program, establishing: HB 2963
Medicaid, long-term involuntary psychiatric treatment, via managed care, HCA role: SB 6573, SSB 6573
Medicaid, low-volume small rural hospitals, enhanced payment to: HB 2732
Medicaid, maternal depression screening, through medicaid: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017)
Medicaid, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing in AG office: HB 2273, SHB 2273, SB 6051, * SSB 6051, CH 238 (2018)
Medicaid, new drugs and gene therapies, financial responsibility for: HB 2565
Medicaid, new drugs/innovative therapies, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
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, nonemergency transportation, provider background checks, HCA role: SB 6351
Medicaid, opioid use disorder and overdose treatment, leveraging funds for: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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, preferred drug list for managed care organizations, limitations: HB 2565
Medicaid, pregnant women, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
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, qualified health centers alternative payment methodology: SB 6540
Medicaid, step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization not needed, when: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Medicaid, sustainability reforms and eligibility limits, waiver to allow, HCA to submit: SB 6540
Medicaid, telemedicine and store and forward technology, reimbursement: SB 5457
Medicaid, telemedicine as reimbursable service, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, recommendations for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
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, work requirement for able-bodied adults, when: SB 6540
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, SB 6225
Medical care coverage, when medicaid-ineligible, apple health public option: SB 5984
Medical care services, residential and institutional, personal needs allowance: HB 2651, * SHB 2651, CH 137 (2018), SB 6237, SSB 6237
Opioid epidemic, addressing, authority role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pain, chronic noncancer, nonpharmacologic treatments, coverage for, HCA role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pharmacy and therapeutics committee, managed care member, adding: HB 2565
Public employee benefits, certain retiree premium subsidy increases: HB 2452, SB 6305
Public employee benefits, elective abortion coverage, prohibitions: HB 1002
Public employee benefits, health benefit premium employer maximum share: HB 2869
Public employee benefits, hearing instruments coverage, requiring: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Public employee benefits, hepatitis C coverage, limiting: HB 2207
Public employee benefits, PEBB medical/dental plan eligibility for certain school employees, when: SB 6570
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, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Public employee benefits, telemedicine as reimbursable, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Public employee benefits, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Public employee benefits, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, recommendations: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
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
Reproductive health care services reimbursement program, authority role: HB 2909, SB 6105
School employees' benefits board, adding board members: HB 2655, SB 6286
School employees' benefits board, benefits programs participation exemption, when: HB 2755, SB 6461
School employees' benefits board, benefits programs participation funding conditions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, board member service, provisions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, creating within HCA: * EHB 2242, CH 13 (2017) PV
School employees' benefits board, revisions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, revisions and new accounts for implementing: HB 2438, SB 6241, * ESSB 6241, CH 260 (2018)
Substance use disorder, treatment, utilization management review limitations, removing: SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Uniform medical plan, 3-part aim solution pilot project and study, authority role: HB 1276
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  (See ABORTION; 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
Ambulatory surgical facilities/centers, physician-owned, certificate of need exemption: HB 2894, SB 6520
Animals, live, practicing invasive medical procedures using, prohibiting, when: SB 6621
Applied behavior analysis, assistants and technicians, supervision of: SB 5974
Assistants, medical, administrative authority of department of health: SB 6310
Beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Benzodiazepines, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
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: * ESB 5518, CH 181 (2018)
Chiropractors, chiropractic services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Community health workers, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6498
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Community health workers, scope of practice and creation of credential for, evaluating: SB 6498
Competency evaluations, professionals available to conduct, survey and contact list: SB 6497
Controlled substances, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
Conversion therapy, practice on minor by licensee to be unprofessional conduct: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Degree programs, advanced, opportunity scholarship program to include: HB 2143, SHB 2143, * E2SHB 2143, CH 209 (2018)
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, CH 41 (2018)
East Asian medicine practitioners, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
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 medical technicians, military member spouse/partner limited certification: HB 2498
Emergency medical technicians, physician's trained advanced, certification: HB 2498
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990, * ESSB 5990, CH 184 (2018)
Family medicine residency network, adding WSU college of medicine to: * HB 2443, CH 93 (2018), SB 6093
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
Hearing therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Immunization, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
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
Marijuana, medical use, compassionate care renewals, provider role: HB 2554, SHB 2554
Massage therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Massage therapy, animal massage, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
Massage therapy, licensed therapists, government-issued photo ID requirement: SHB 2291
Massage therapy, practitioner licensure, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Massage therapy, practitioner licensure, photo licenses and certificates: HB 2291
Medical assistants, administrative authority of department of health: SB 6310
Medical doctors, matched student loan repayment program for, establishing: HB 2598
Medical doctors, student loan repayment program, for rural physician workforce: HB 2598
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, CH 209 (2018)
Medical students, admitted to U of W and WSU medical schools, state residency requirement, when: SB 6628
Mental health services, violent threats by patient, provider responsibility: HB 1810, ESB 5800
Midwives and midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Midwives, licensing fees: SB 6559
Naturopathy, scope of practice, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: SB 5369
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264, SHB 2264, SB 6067
Nurses, ARNPs, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Nurses, ARNPs, psychiatric, injured worker therapy and evaluation services by: HB 2865, SB 6448
Nurses, ARNPs, psychiatric, role of: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Nurses, infant nurse consultants for child care providers: HB 2779, SHB 2779, SB 6485, SSB 6485
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, * SHB 1558, CH 241 (2018)
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, * SHB 2101, CH 88 (2018)
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, facility exam reimbursement, conditions: HB 2102
Nursing assistants, certified, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Occupational therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Opiate drugs, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
Opiate drugs, prescribing, risks and alternatives education for patients: HB 2447
Opioid drugs, best practices for prescribing, practitioner continuing education: ESHB 1339, ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, practitioner restrictions and requirements when prescribing: HB 1339, HB 2272, SB 6050
Opioid drugs, prescribing, risks and alternatives education for patients: ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Opioid epidemic, addressing, role of providers: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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, CH 211 (2018)
Osteopaths, physicians and physician assistants, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1870, SB 5654, SB 6470
Out-of-network providers, balance billing by, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Paramedics, military member spouse/partner reciprocal/limited certification: HB 2498
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
Phlebotomists, forensic, removing statutory minimum qualifications for: HB 2715, SHB 2715
Physical therapists, assistive personnel supervision by: * HB 2446, CH 222 (2018), SB 6425
Physical therapists, physical therapy licensure compact and compact commission: * HB 1278, CH 108 (2017), SB 5191
Physical therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Physical therapy assistants and aides, supervision by therapist: * HB 2446, CH 222 (2018), SB 6425
Physician assistants, doctor of medical science licensing, via doctoral program: HB 1771
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264, SHB 2264, SB 6067
Physician assistants, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Physician assistants, psychiatric, role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Physicians, maintenance of certification, prohibiting requirement of: * HB 2257, CH 211 (2018)
Physicians, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Physicians, teaching research license holders, full licensure eligibility: HB 1356, * SB 5413, CH 45 (2017)
Podiatrists, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
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, SHB 1811
Providers, health care entity limiting of health services by, prohibitions: HB 2482, SB 6247
Quality of care, improper, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 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, CH 87 (2018)
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of minor, disclosure: SB 5561
Reflexology, certified reflexologists, government-issued photo ID requirement: SHB 2291
Reflexology, practitioner certification, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Reflexology, practitioner certification, photo licenses and certificates: HB 2291
Religious beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Respiratory care practitioners, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Speech therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Stem cell therapies, not USFDA-approved, provider notice to patient: HB 2356, * ESHB 2356, CH 216 (2018)
Substance use disorder, replacing certain professional practice terms with: HB 1340, 2ESHB 1340
Substance use disorder, treatment providers, outcome/performance measures for: SB 5863
Surgical technologists, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, reimbursement parity for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine liability insurance coverage: SB 6399
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine training requirement: SB 6399
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine/billing training for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, UW's extension for community healthcare outcomes program reporting: SB 6495
Training programs, invasive medical procedures using live animals, prohibiting, when: SB 6621
Unprofessional conduct, conversion therapy, licensee practice on minor of: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Vaccination, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
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
               
Ammunition, lead, selling or giving to person under 21, local departments' role: HB 2805
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Injection sites, safe, ending via requirements and consequences for departments: HB 1761, SB 5223, SSB 5223, SB 6254
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
On-site sewage systems, single-property applications, health officer response: HB 2420, ESHB 2420
Opioid overdose medications, K-12 and higher education data, departments' role: HB 2390, SHB 2390, SB 6469
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; INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD, WASHINGTON STATE; VACCINE ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON)
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin use, facility reporting, DOH role: HB 1776
Agricultural workers, behavioral health and suicide prevention pilot program, DOH role: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Air pollutants, disproportionately impacted communities, department to identify: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Ammunition, lead, selling or giving to person under 21, risks handout/sign, DOH role: HB 2805
Assistants, medical, administrative authority of department: SB 6310
Behavioral health, certain DSHS functions, transferring to department: HB 1388, * 2ESHB 1388, CH 201 (2018), SB 5259, SSB 5259
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage, department role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Chiropractic quality assurance commission, budget, spending, and staffing authority: * HB 2313, CH 215 (2018), SB 6156
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
Community health workers, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6498
Community health workers, definition and roles of, department role: SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition, department role: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, scope of practice and creation of credential for, evaluating: SB 6498
Death certificates, abbreviated: HB 2458, SHB 2458
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 responders training, DOH 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, pharmacist collaborative agreements, database, DOH role: EHB 2570
Drugs, prescription, unwanted medications take-back program, department role: HB 1047, * ESHB 1047, CH 196 (2018)
Emergency department patient care information, submission to department: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Emergency medical services data system, statewide electronic, DOH to establish: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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
Fossil fuel pollution, highly impacted communities, DOH role: SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Greywater, reuse in buildings, department role: SHB 1213
Hearing loss education program for health care professionals, department role: SB 5178
Higher education, behavioral health/suicide prevention, work group and DOH role: HB 2513, SB 6514
Hospitals, charity care for indigent persons by, revising requirements, DOH role: SB 6273
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
Immunization, vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adoption by department: HB 2841
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 assistants, administrative authority of department: SB 6310
Medical quality assurance commission, doctor of medical science licensing: HB 1771
Midwives, licensing fees, department role: SB 6559
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, department role: HB 1505
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance, department role: HB 1698, SHB 1698
Opiate drugs, risks of, statement on department web site: HB 2447
Opioid drugs, risks of, statement on department web site: ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Opioid epidemic, addressing, department role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Opioid overdose medications, K-12 and higher education data, department role: HB 2390, SHB 2390, SB 6469
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, HB 2878, SB 6322, SB 6529
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, electronic prescription communication, duties: HB 2689
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, forfeited property proceeds, use of: HB 2136
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, nonresident pharmacy licensure, PQAC role: HB 2688, SB 6385
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, oral narcotic graded dosage packs: HB 2586
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
Phlebotomists, forensic, minimum qualifications for, department rule-making authority: HB 2715, SHB 2715
Pollution fee, large emitters, pollution and health action areas, DOH designation of: SB 6629
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
Prescription monitoring program, electronic health records, work group, DOH role: 2SSB 6150
Prescription monitoring program, electronic records systems vendors: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Prescription monitoring program, facilitating access to: HB 2501
Prescription monitoring program, information confidentiality: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
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
Rural health, office of, behavioral health and suicide prevention in agricultural industry task force, convening: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
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
Vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adoption by department: HB 2841
Water, reclaimed, group A systems and permittees, department assistance for: SHB 2743
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, failures, rules adoption by board: HB 2420, ESHB 2420
On-site sewage systems, rules adoption by board, when: HB 1632, SB 5281, ESSB 5281
Standards, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent, board role: SB 6083
Surf pools, regulation of, board role: HB 2959, SB 6581
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, board role: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, modifying to include surf pools, board role: HB 2959, SB 6581
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: * SB 5020, CH 143 (2018)
Repeal and termination of provisions, repealing, and modifying administration: SSB 5020
HISPANICS  HISPANICS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION; MINORITIES)
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, Washington history day program, transfer to OSPI: * 2SHB 1896, CH 127 (2018), HB 2288, SHB 2288, SB 6374
State historical society, women's history consortium, national women's suffrage: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Unclaimed property, law enforcement donation to historical society: HB 2374
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, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 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, CH 307 (2018), SB 5913
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4617 (2017), * SR 8620 (2017), * SR 8709 (2018)
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), * SR 8716 (2018)
Education and sharing day, recognizing: HR 4682, * SR 8726 (2018)
Estonian independence day, recognizing: * SR 8707 (2018)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fifth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4613 (2017), * SR 8614 (2017)
Executive order 9066, seventy-sixth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4673 (2018), * SR 8706 (2018)
Fair housing act, federal, fiftieth anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8721 (2018)
FFA convention and expo, Washington, eighty-eighth: * SR 8711 (2018)
FFA week, national and Washington state, celebrating: * HR 4676 (2018), * SR 8710 (2018)
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)
Girls and women in sports day, national, observing: * SR 8700 (2018)
Governor Jay Inslee integrity day, designating: SCR 8408
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)
Israel, state of, congratulating upon occasion of its seventieth anniversary: * SR 8724 (2018)
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), * HR 4653 (2018), * SR 8604 (2017), * SR 8681 (2018)
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), * HR 4674 (2018)
Maury Island incident, seventieth anniversary of, acknowledging: * SR 8648 (2017)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4612 (2017), * HR 4668 (2018)
Motorcycle awareness month, celebrating May as: * SR 8613 (2017), * SR 8714 (2018)
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8649 (2017), * SR 8715 (2018)
Nowruz, the Persian new year, celebrating the spring equinox as: * SR 8631 (2017)
Paddle to Puyallup, 2018, annual tribal canoe journey, recognizing: * HR 4681 (2018)
Pearl Harbor remembrance day, display of POW/MIA flag: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
Pilotage act of 1868, Washington's, 150th anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8691 (2018)
Poetry month, national, celebrating: * HR 4642 (2017)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Public lands day, final Saturday of September to be: HB 2056, HB 2976
Public lands day, fourth Saturday of September to be: SHB 2976
Reconstruction act, first, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8619 (2017)
Religious freedom day, recognizing and affirming: * HR 4655 (2018)
Republic day in India, 2018, honoring: * SR 8687 (2018)
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 and human trafficking prevention month, national, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
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, * 2SHB 1513, CH 109 (2018)
United States congressional gold medal for Filipino and American World War II veterans recognition days, observing: * HR 4675 (2018), * SR 8697 (2018)
Veterans day, 100th anniversary of, commemorating: * SR 8728 (2018)
Washington history day, program transfer from historical society to OSPI: * 2SHB 1896, CH 127 (2018), HB 2288, SHB 2288, SB 6374
Washington, George, founder of Centralia, 200th birthday of, celebrating: * SR 8699 (2018)
Washington, George, president, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Women's day, international, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Women's suffrage, national, centennial of, preparations for commemorating: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Women's suffrage, national, women's commission role in commemorating: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018)
Women's suffrage, national, women's history consortium role in commemorating: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 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, SB 6364
Campsites, unauthorized, in ten largest cities, identifying on map: SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Census of homeless persons, categories and data: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Director of homelessness, creating position of: SB 6554
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility of homeless children: SB 6419, * SSB 6419, CH 155 (2018)
Encampments, guidelines and regulations, state preemption of: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Encampments, on religious organization property, allowing, requirements: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Essential needs and housing support program, homeless/at-risk ABD recipient eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, modifying and studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
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, SB 6364
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, SB 6364
Homelessness in Washington, goal of ending, comprehensive approach: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
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, SB 6364, SB 6554
Housing programs, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SSB 5407, E2SSB 5407, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903, SB 6364
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, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Housing, homeless housing strategic plan, ten-year, after homeless census: SB 6554
Housing, local housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), 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, CH 269 (2018)
Indigent criminal defense services, providing funding for: HB 2012, HB 2301
Indigent persons, charity care by hospitals for, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Interagency council on homelessness, duties and role: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Legal financial obligations, homeless offender's failure to pay: HB 1093, HB 1783, SHB 1783, * E2SHB 1783, CH 269 (2018)
Parking, safe, religious organizations, local actions and regulations, prohibitions: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Religious organizations, hosting of homeless by, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: SB 6555
Sheill, Zoe, volunteer for the homeless, honoring: * SR 8653 (2017)
Shelters, bed availability reporting, to central information system: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Shelters, for homeless persons, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, * SHB 2538, CH 133 (2018), SB 6294, SSB 6294
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: HB 2854, SB 5903
Students, homeless, at higher education institutions, pilot program to aid: HB 2854, SB 6262, SSB 6262, 2SSB 6262
Students, homeless, educational equity, work group for, convening: SB 6148
Students, homeless, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
Students, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Students, homeless, housing via college bound scholarship program: SHB 2386
Students, homeless, hunger-free students' bill of rights act: HB 2610, * ESHB 2610, CH 271 (2018)
Students, homeless, partial credit for courses not completed, when: * SSB 5241, CH 40 (2017)
Students, homeless, room and board via college bound scholarship program: HB 2386
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 and children, homeless and foster, educational equity work group: ESSB 6223
Youth shelters, homeless youth in, parental notification requirement, exceptions: HB 2061
Youth, 13 or older, personally identifying information, consent for collecting of: * HB 1630, CH 15 (2018), SB 5608, SB 5625
Youth, discharge from a public system of care into homelessness, preventing: SB 6560
Youth, discharge from publicly funded care system into homelessness, preventing: * SSB 6560, CH 157 (2018)
Youth, homeless and truant, secure crisis residential centers for: HB 2848, SHB 2848
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection programs, office of, duties and role: HB 2848, SHB 2848, HB 2857, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, ESSB 6223, SB 6263, SB 6364, SSB 6467, 2SSB 6467, SB 6560, * SSB 6560, CH 157 (2018)
Youth, homeless, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
Youth, homeless, ending in Washington, comprehensive provisions: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Youth, homeless, in crisis residential or HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 1816, * SHB 1816, CH 277 (2017)
Youth, homeless, passport to apprenticeship opportunities program, creating: HB 2867, SB 6274, SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Youth, homeless, passport to careers program, creating: SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Youth, homeless, passport to college promise program eligibility for: SB 6263, SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
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; IMPACT FEES; LANDLORD AND TENANT; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; 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 program, extending certain expiration dates: SB 6595
Affordable housing, accessory dwelling units, property owner tax exemption program: SHB 2480
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, 2SHB 1987
Affordable housing, document-recording surcharge, deposit and use of revenues: SHB 2578, * E2SHB 2578, CH 66 (2018)
Affordable housing, growth management provisions in aid of: HB 1748, HB 2560, SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017), SB 6077
Affordable housing, housing trust fund moneys for rural and nonrural projects: SB 6595
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, HB 2904
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, 2SHB 1740
Affordable housing, manufactured housing communities beyond urban growth areas: HB 1846, SB 5615
Affordable housing, multifamily, in urban growth areas, property tax exemption: SB 6347, SSB 6347
Affordable housing, rental, property owner tax exemption program: HB 2480
Affordable housing, single-family, outside urban growth area: HB 2560
Affordable housing, supporting via GMA planning for rural development: HB 1748
Affordable housing, surplus state real property suitable for, inventory and sale: HB 2382, SHB 2382, 2SHB 2382, * 3SHB 2382, CH 217 (2018)
Affordable housing, urban growth area redevelopment to support public transit: HB 2607, SHB 2607
Affordable housing, very low-income, local property tax exemption program: HB 1536, SB 5182, SSB 5182, 2SSB 5182, SB 5254, SSB 5254
Affordable housing, Washington affordable housing tax credit program, creating: HB 2913, SB 6532
Affordable or supportive housing, local sales and use tax imposition for: HB 2437, ESHB 2437
Apartments, accessory, within or outside urban growth areas, local authority: HB 2503, SB 6505
Condominium associations, bylaw amendments, voting on: SB 5250, SB 6001, SSB 6001
Condominium associations, bylaws and amendments, recording of: SB 6432
Condominium associations, complaints alleging violations by, procedures: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Condominium associations, construction defects, requirements prior to board action: HB 2831, SHB 2831
Condominium associations, constructional defects, board role, and arbitration: SB 5428
Condominium associations, dispute resolution pilot program in certain counties: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Condominium associations, opportunity to be heard before enforcement, notice of: SB 5134
Condominium associations, watering and landscaping for droughts, requirements: HB 1172, SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Condominium associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Condominiums, property insurance, certification of fire safety compliance: SB 5082
Developmental disabilities, residential living for, certain property transfers: HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 223 (2018)
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
Essential needs and housing support program, ABD recipient eligibility: SSB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, homeless/at-risk ABD recipient eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, modifying and studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
Factory built, deposit of fees into construction registration inspection account: * HB 1716, CH 11 (2017)
Fair housing act, federal, fiftieth anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8721 (2018)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, modifying: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, requirements: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeless housing strategic plan, ten-year, after homeless census: SB 6554
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017), SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364, SB 6554
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SSB 5407, E2SSB 5407, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903, SB 6364
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, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5903
Homelessness housing and assistance act, modifications and funding: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeowners' associations, bylaws and amendments, recording of: SB 6432
Homeowners' associations, common areas access fees, exemptions for members: HB 1892
Homeowners' associations, complaints alleging violations by, procedures: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Homeowners' associations, construction defects, requirements prior to board action: HB 2831, SHB 2831
Homeowners' associations, dispute resolution pilot program in certain counties: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Homeowners' associations, governing documents with discriminatory provisions: HB 2514, * SHB 2514, CH 65 (2018)
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, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Homeowners' associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
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, CH 42 (2018)
Housing opportunity zones, near transit, designation and requirements: HB 2711, SB 6417, SSB 6417
Housing opportunity zones, near transit, document recording surcharge for: HB 2711, SB 6417, SSB 6417
Housing trust fund, appropriations from budget stabilization account to: SB 5911
Housing trust fund, local jurisdiction ineligibility for funds from, when: SB 6595
Housing trust fund, remitting percentage of public lands sales to: HB 2382, SHB 2382, 2SHB 2382
Housing trust fund, unused rural project funds, rural and nonrural allocations of: SB 6595
Housing, low-income, emergency shelters for homeless, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, SB 6294, SSB 6294
Housing, low-income, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, SB 6294, SSB 6294
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, 2SHB 1532, SB 5143, * ESSB 5143, CH 103 (2018)
Low-income housing transfers, real estate excise tax exemption for, when: * EHB 2444, CH 221 (2018)
Low-income housing units, groundwater withdrawals, waiving fees for: HB 2575
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
Pistols, concealed, carrying into another's residence, prohibited without permission: HB 2738, SB 6415
Rent control, residential, local prohibition and state preemption, repealing: HB 2583, SB 6400
Rental dwelling fire death reduction, investigating, and forming task force: HB 2864, SHB 2864, SB 6473, SSB 6473
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, CH 302 (2018) PV
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
Residential structures, state energy code for, efficiency options for: HB 2931, SHB 2931
School employees, certificated and classified, housing allowance for, when: SB 5534, SSB 5534, SB 5607, SSB 5607
Self-help housing, affordable homeownership facilitator role, tax preferences for: HB 2875, SB 6557
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)
HOPS  (See AGRICULTURE; FARMS AND FARMING)
HORSES  HORSES RSS Feed
               
Miniature horses, misrepresenting as service animals, civil infraction: * SHB 2822, CH 176 (2018)
Police horses, harming, class B felony, when: SB 5771
Sale of horses, listing medications on bill of sale: SB 6295
Slaughter for human consumption, prohibiting: HB 1110
HOSPITALS  HOSPITALS RSS Feed
               (See also ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; HEALTH CARE; 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
Beds, relocation of, effect on access, as certificate of need criterion: HB 2589
Billing and collection, statement concerning discounts via charity care on: HB 1359, SB 5231
Billing statement, statement concerning discounts on: ESHB 1359
Charity care, for indigent persons, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
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, CH 182 (2018)
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, SHB 2264, SB 6067
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- and in-network providers at facilities, insurance requirements: SB 6470
Out-of-network providers at facilities, balance billing by, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Outpatient nonemergency services, facility fee for, notice to patients of: HB 2588
Physician assistants, granting of privileges, information request: HB 2264, SHB 2264, SB 6067
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, commission superintendent appointment and removal: * HB 2539, CH 134 (2018), SB 6208
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)
Public hospital districts, non-hospital wellness promotion by other facilities: * HB 2539, CH 134 (2018), SB 6208
Rural hospitals, small low-volume, enhanced medicaid payment to: HB 2732
Rural hospitals, sole community, enhanced medicaid payment rates for: SB 6601
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 evidence kit collection, emergency room notice when unavailable: HB 2585
Sexual assault evidence kit collection, ER notice and assistance when unavailable: SHB 2585
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, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 5998
HOUSE RESOLUTIONS  HOUSE RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Amtrak derailment, men and women providing aid after: * HR 4662 (2018)
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)
Boyington, Gregory "Pappy", U.S. marine corps World War II combat pilot: * HR 4679 (2018)
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' gymnastics team: * HR 4683 (2018)
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)
Clibborn, Judy, state representative: * HR 4691 (2018)
Daffodil festival: * HR 4640 (2017)
Dressel, Melanie, CEO of Columbia bank, the life and accomplishments of: * HR 4624 (2017)
Education and sharing day: HR 4682
Enslow, Dave, Sumner mayor and former councilmember: * HR 4659 (2018)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fifth anniversary: * HR 4613 (2017)
Executive order 9066, seventy-sixth anniversary: * HR 4673 (2018)
Filipino Americans and Filipino American history month: * HR 4619 (2017)
Filipino recipients of congressional gold medal: * HR 4675 (2018)
Fishing fleet, Washington state commercial: * HR 4633 (2017)
Future farmers of America, Washington's: * HR 4614 (2017), * HR 4676 (2018)
Gonzaga men's basketball: * HR 4645 (2017)
Haler, Larry, state representative: * HR 4685 (2018)
Haywood, Linne, Darrington School District, NWESD's regional teacher of the year: * HR 4658 (2018)
Haywood, Spencer, former Seattle SuperSonics basketball player: HR 4626
Hiram M. Chittenden locks in Ballard, centennial of: * HR 4638 (2017)
Hockinson High School Hawks football team: * HR 4666 (2018)
House business during interims, conducting: * HR 4646 (2017), HR 4684
House organized, notification of governor: * HR 4600 (2017), * HR 4651 (2018)
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)
Human trafficking, persons fighting against: * HR 4664 (2018)
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 veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists, recognizing: * HR 4673 (2018)
Japanese-American World War II internees, veterans, and activists: * HR 4613 (2017)
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, of the Yakama Nation: * HR 4671 (2018)
Juneteenth: * HR 4647 (2017)
Kagi, Ruth, state representative: * HR 4692 (2018)
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), * HR 4653 (2018)
Knapp, Michael, Ferndale police chief: * HR 4634 (2017)
Knowlton, Gary: * HR 4660 (2018)
Kohlwes, Dr. Gary: * HR 4672 (2018)
Kristiansen, Dan, state representative: * HR 4687 (2018)
Legislative session, interim periods, conducting house business during: * HR 4646 (2017), HR 4684
Lewis-McChord, Joint Base, 100th anniversary: * HR 4622 (2017)
Lincoln, Abraham, president: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Manning, Mandy, Washington state teacher of the year: * HR 4657 (2018)
Marchand, Rocksie, ladies world barrel racer champion: * HR 4652 (2018)
McCartney, Daniel, sheriff's deputy, Pierce county: * HR 4654 (2018)
Meng, Philip, 2018 Prudential spirit of community award winner: * HR 4680 (2018)
Miss & Mr Mason Area Pageant: * HR 4603 (2017)
Missing children's day, national: * HR 4612 (2017), * HR 4668 (2018)
National guard, Washington: * HR 4639 (2017), * HR 4663 (2018)
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month: * HR 4664 (2018)
Navy and navy personnel, contributions of: * HR 4637 (2017)
Navy in Washington state: * HR 4678 (2018)
Navy personnel and their family members and friends: * HR 4637 (2017)
Nealey, Terry, state representative: * HR 4689 (2018)
Paddle to Puyallup tribal canoe journey, 2018: * HR 4681 (2018)
Pike, Liz, state representative: * HR 4690 (2018)
Poetry month, national: * HR 4642 (2017)
Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Redmond, Steve, Spokane police department officer: * HR 4628 (2017)
Religious freedom day: * HR 4655 (2018)
Richland High School Bombers football team: * HR 4661 (2018)
Ridgefield High School Spudders boys' track and field team: * HR 4667 (2018)
Rodne, Jay, state representative: * HR 4686 (2018)
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)
Skillingstad, Tami, 2018 state assistant principal of the year: * HR 4677 (2018)
Slavery and human trafficking prevention month, national: * HR 4664 (2018)
Spay day, World: * HR 4620 (2017)
Stack, Pat, sheriff's office, Snohomish county: * HR 4636 (2017)
Stambaugh, Melanie, state representative: * HR 4688 (2018)
Tahoma High School We the People team: * HR 4611 (2017)
Tolcacher, Dr. Ray, superintendent of Prosser school district: * HR 4656 (2018)
Tonasket, Mel, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation: * HR 4644 (2017)
Union High School percussion ensemble: * HR 4665 (2018)
USS Olympia submarine and its crew: * HR 4609 (2017)
Vornbrock, John, Yakima school district board member: * HR 4669 (2018)
Washington, George, president: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Winter, Brian, Yakima county sheriff: * HR 4670 (2018)
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, HB 2364, * SB 6371, CH 78 (2018)
Housing transfers, low-income, real estate excise tax exemption, HFC role: * EHB 2444, CH 221 (2018)
Infrastructure, local, commission loan agreements for project financing: HB 1324, ESSB 5033, SB 5088
Performance of commission, state auditor to examine: SB 6595
Public development authorities, within "nonprofit corporation" for facilities funding: HB 1627, HB 2364, * SB 6371, CH 78 (2018)
Residential real property, abandoned, certificate of abandonment for, HFC role: HB 2057, SB 5797, ESSB 5797
Veteran homeownership downpayment assistance program, defining "veteran": HB 1369, * SHB 1369, CH 97 (2017), SB 5245, SSB 5245
Washington works housing program, commission debt limit: HB 2364, * SB 6371, CH 78 (2018)
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)
Cemeteries, family, on private property, family cemetery permit for: HB 2919
Cemetery districts, withdrawal of territory from: SB 5235, * SSB 5235, CH 62 (2017)
Fetal body parts, aborted, prohibitions: 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, SHB 2253
HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION  HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; GENDER IDENTITY; IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANTS, AND IMMIGRATION STATUS; MINORITIES; RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS)
Hate crimes or harassment, due to immigration/national origin/citizenship status, assistance: ESHB 2029, 2SHB 2029
Immigration and citizenship hotline and web site, commission to establish: HB 2029, ESHB 2029, 2SHB 2029, SB 5801
Service animal issues, work group on, convening, commission role: HB 2032
Sexual harassment, workplace safety model policies, stakeholder work group, convening: * SB 6471, CH 121 (2018)
HUMAN TRAFFICKING  (See CRIMES; LABOR; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
HUNTING  HUNTING RSS Feed
               
Disability designation for wildlife-related recreation, including rule making: * HB 2649, CH 168 (2018)
Enforcement, property seizure and forfeiture, procedures and reporting: HB 2718, SHB 2718, E2SHB 2718
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, discount for first-time hunters completing: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
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, combination, reducing fee for: HB 2505, SHB 2505, SB 6198, SSB 6198
Licenses, fishing/hunting, donation program for veterans with disabilities: HB 2342, * SHB 2342, CH 90 (2018), SB 6181, SSB 6181
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
Wildlife, department of, separating department of fisheries from: HB 2859
HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; MINES AND MINING; RIVERS AND STREAMS)