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

IDENTICARDS  (See IDENTIFICATION)
IDENTIFICATION  IDENTIFICATION RSS Feed
               (See also DNA (DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID))
Identicards, applying for, federal selective service registration requirement: HB 1237, * SHB 1237, CH 350 (2011)
Identicards, applying for, verification that applicant is lawfully within U.S.: HB 1459, HB 1577, SB 5335, SB 5407, SSB 5407, SB 6433
Identicards, biometric matching system program for identity verification, use by enforcement agencies: HB 1714
Identicards, implementing facial recognition matching system: HB 2433, SHB 2433, SB 6150, * ESSB 6150, CH 80 (2012)
Identicards, issuance and renewal, fee and expiration provisions: HB 2206, SB 5993, SB 6149, * ESSB 6150, CH 80 (2012)
Identicards, issuance of identicards and drivers' licenses and permits to persons not lawfully within United States: SB 5006
Identicards, providing veteran designation on: HB 2378
Identicards, renewal, expanding subagent services to include renewal, replacement, and address changes: SB 5704
Identicards, suspension and related actions, technical corrections: HB 2505
Identicards, various provisions: SB 5407, SSB 5407
Identification, state-issued, applicants to show proof of citizenship or lawful presence in U.S.: SB 5333
Students, common identifiers for, establishment of minimum standards: * SB 5463, CH 109 (2011)
IMMIGRATION AND IMMIGRANTS  IMMIGRATION AND IMMIGRANTS RSS Feed
               
Immigration services fraud prevention act, provisions: * SSB 5023, CH 244 (2011)
Immigration services, provisions of immigration services fraud prevention act: HB 1146, SB 5023
IMMUNIZATION  (See CHILDREN; PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
INDETERMINATE SENTENCE REVIEW BOARD  INDETERMINATE SENTENCE REVIEW BOARD RSS Feed
               
Life, juveniles sentenced as adults, parole for offenders with sentence of life without parole: HB 1063
Members of board, harassment as criminal justice participants: HB 1206, SHB 1206, * E2SHB 1206, CH 64 (2011) PV
Persistent offenders, authorizing community custody after fifteen years: SB 5053
Persistent offenders, board jurisdiction: SB 5236, SSB 5236
Transfer of board to department of corrections, process: SSB 5790, * ESSB 5891, CH 40 (2011)
INDIANS  INDIANS RSS Feed
               
Capitol Lake, comanagement as a lake environment by state capitol committee and certain Indian tribes: SHB 1938
Child welfare services, reforming delivery through community-based system using performance-based contracting: * E2SHB 2264, CH 205 (2012)
Children, Washington state Indian child welfare act: HB 1895, SB 5656, * ESSB 5656, CH 309 (2011)
Compacts and compact amendments, authority of governor and role of legislature: HB 2046
Counselors, authority of tribes to certify as agency affiliated counselors: HB 1255, HB 1351, HB 1408, SB 5306
Counselors, defining federally recognized tribes as agencies for purposes of agency affiliated counselors: * HB 1939, CH 86 (2011)
Counselors, permitting counselors employed by tribes to apply for agency affiliated counselor credential: SSB 5306
Education, Indian education division, creation within office of superintendent of public instruction: HB 1829, SB 5687
Education, office of Native education, creation within office of superintendent of public instruction: * SHB 1829, CH 270 (2011), SSB 5687
Fishing nets, location of lost or abandoned Indian tribal fishery nets, developing program for recording: * ESB 5661, CH 190 (2012)
Flood control zone districts, creating multijurisdiction flood control zone districts involving Indian tribes and counties: HB 1660, SB 5265
Fuel tax agreements, motor vehicle and special fuel taxes, revising provisions: HB 2013, SB 6551
Health security trust, involvement of tribes in trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Indigenous peoples, contributions of, recognizing: * SR 8664 (2012)
Jurisdiction of state, retroceding civil and criminal jurisdiction over Indian tribes in Indian country: HB 2233, * ESHB 2233, CH 48 (2012), SB 6147, ESSB 6147
Jurisdiction of state, retroceding civil jurisdiction over acts by certain tribal members on certain lands: SSB 5332
Jurisdiction of state, retroceding civil jurisdiction over Indians and Indian territory: HB 1448, SB 5332
Jurisdiction of state, retroceding criminal jurisdiction over Indians and Indian territory: HB 1773
License plates, state, requiring Indian tribal members to display state plates in certain cases: HB 2004
Maltreatment of children, response system within child protective services to include family assessment response: SHB 2289, 2SHB 2289
Native American heritage day, recognizing as a legal holiday: SB 5183
Northwest Indian college, business and occupation tax credit for donations of laboratory equipment: HB 1844, SB 5535
Paddle to Squaxin 2012, recognizing: * HR 4688 (2012), * SR 8704 (2012)
Property, real or personal, conditions for tribal property exemption from taxation: HB 1446, HB 2391, SB 5305, SB 6158
Property, real or personal, state or municipal sale or lease of public property to Indian tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Spawning beds, salmon and steelhead, department of fish and wildlife to work with tribal comanagers to enforce prohibition of activities that disturb: HB 1906, SB 5854, SB 6297
State government, establishment of government-to-government relationship with Indian tribes: HB 1287, HB 2232, * SB 6175, CH 122 (2012)
Tax preferences, eliminating certain preferences given to Indian tribes: HB 2045
Tribal liaisons, state agencies to designate: HB 2232, * SB 6175, CH 122 (2012)
Vulnerable adults, protection of, agreements between tribes and department of social and health services: HB 1104, SHB 1104, SB 5042, * SSB 5042, CH 170 (2011)
Washington state Indian child welfare act: * ESSB 5656, CH 309 (2011)
INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE  (See WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
INFORMATION SERVICES, DEPARTMENT  INFORMATION SERVICES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
County notices, legal or official, department to establish database for publishing: HB 1818
Database for publishing county legal or official notices, department to establish: HB 1818
Public agencies, authority of department to provide services: HB 1122, SHB 1122, SB 5009
Transfer of certain functions to state interoperability committee and office of the chief information officer: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to consolidated technology services agency: * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to department of commerce: SHB 1720, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to department of enterprise services: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Web site of department, authority to sell internet advertisements to increase revenue: HB 1288
INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM  INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS)
Advertising, supporting or opposing ballot measures, disclosure: * HB 2499, CH 226 (2012)
Annexation, territory served by fire protection districts, proceeding by interlocal agreement with ordinance subject to referendum: HB 1856
Ballot measure committees, limiting amount of contributions to: HB 2500
Ballot titles and propositions, requirements for property tax levies: HB 1687
Ballot titles, for referenda, indicating duration of proposed taxes: HB 2714, SB 6502
Ballot, placement of initiative on, excluding in certain cases when initiative fails to provide new or enhanced revenue source: HJR 4224, SJR 8218
Ballots, requirements when property tax levy is involved: HB 1158
Budgets, six-year balanced budgets, submitting to the people as a referendum to require: SB 6596
Debt, state, constitutional amendment to include recommendations of commission on state debt, submission to voters: HB 2494, SB 6262, SSB 6262
Filing fees, changing: SB 5216
Filing fees, for initiatives, increasing: HB 1668, SB 5297, SSB 5297
Filing fees, revising certain provisions: 2SSB 5297
Fiscal impact statements, to be included in voters' pamphlets for ballot measures: SB 6448
Initiative 1163, concerning long-term care, deferring effective date: SB 6022
Initiative 502, marijuana decriminalization, licensing, and regulation: SI 502, HI 502
Initiative 728, mandatory allocations for student achievement program under, eliminating: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012), SB 6273
Initiative 728, setting aside provisions: SB 6618
Initiative 732, setting aside provisions: SB 6618
Local ballot measures, mandatory recounts: HB 1404
Propositions submitted to voters, combining capital projects and maintenance and operation expenses prohibited: SB 6502
Regional transit authorities, ballot propositions for: HB 2712, SB 6500
Sales tax increase, temporary, referring referendum to voters: SB 5972
Signature gatherers, registration of gatherers and signature collection businesses with secretary of state: HB 1668, SB 5297
Signature gathering, distance from store entrances: HB 1584
Signature gathering, registration of signature collection businesses with secretary of state: SSB 5297
Signature gathering, revising various provisions: HB 1668, SB 5297, SSB 5297, 2SSB 5297
Signatures on petitions, misspelled, acceptance: HB 1987
Tax expenditure reform, expiring nonconstitutionally required preferences, submission to the people: SHB 2762
Traffic safety cameras, automated, voter participation process for ordinances and referendums concerning: HB 2819
Traffic safety cameras, submission of ordinance allowing camera use to voters: HB 1098, HB 1099
Voters' pamphlets, measures referencing another document, explanatory statements for: HB 2713, SB 6502, SB 6503
INNOVATE WASHINGTON  INNOVATE WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               (See also STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Aviation biofuels production, innovate Washington to convene sustainable aviation biofuels work group: HB 2422, * SHB 2422, CH 63 (2012), SB 6238, SSB 6238
Clean energy transportation projects, grant program, role of innovate Washington: HB 2654, SB 6396
Innovation industry grant program, establishment within innovate Washington: HB 2613
INNOVATION PARTNERSHIP ZONES  (See COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT)
INSURANCE  INSURANCE RSS Feed
               (See also INSURANCE COMMISSIONER)
Adjusters, employees who collect claims information or enter data, independent adjuster requirements concerning: SHB 1865, * SSB 6242, CH 154 (2012)
Adjusters, employees who collect claims information or enter data, provisions: HB 1865, SB 5694, SSB 5694, * SSB 6242, CH 154 (2012)
Adjusters, licensing, definition and qualifications in certain cases involving specialty producer licenses: HB 1865, SB 5694
Affordable care act, modifying statutes for implementation: * ESSB 5122, CH 314 (2011)
Annuities, modifying provisions concerning personal property exempt from execution, attachment, and garnishment: SB 5085, SSB 5085
Autism spectrum disorders, extension of coverage: SB 5059
Credit history, prohibiting use of credit history, education, or income to determine rates, premiums, or eligibility for coverage: HB 1318
Disability insurance, group, issuance to certain groups: * HB 1709, CH 81 (2011), SB 5617
Eligibility for coverage, prohibiting use of credit history, education, or income to determine rates, premiums, or eligibility: HB 1318
Family leave insurance program, delaying implementation: HB 1120, SB 5091, * ESSB 5091, CH 25 (2011)
Family leave insurance program, elimination: HB 1189
Family leave insurance program, repealing family and medical leave insurance act: SB 5276
Federal health care reform, prohibiting use of state funds for planning or implementation: HB 1804
Flood insurance, restricting mortgage lender requirement that homeowner purchase flood insurance: HB 1342
Health care, affordable care act implementation: * ESSB 5122, CH 314 (2011)
Health care, anatomic pathology services, billing: * HB 1190, CH 128 (2011), * HB 2306, CH 100 (2012), SB 6236
Health care, apple health for kids program, premiums: * EHB 2003, CH 33 (2011)
Health care, apple health for kids program, premiums for certain children: SSB 5929
Health care, apple health for kids program, premiums for children not eligible for federally financed care: SB 5929
Health care, apple health for kids program, restricting eligibility: HB 1480
Health care, autism spectrum disorders, extension of coverage: SB 5059
Health care, basic health plan, funding enrollment by terminating certain tax preferences: HB 1847, SB 5816
Health care, basic health plan, funding through business and occupation tax on banking businesses: HB 2091
Health care, basic health plan, funding through business and occupation tax on drug manufacturers: HB 2092
Health care, basic health plan, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1976
Health care, basic health plan, managed health care systems' participation, certain payment provisions: SB 6481
Health care, basic health plan, restricting eligibility to certain persons: * HB 1544, CH 205 (2011)
Health care, basic health plan, transitioning enrollees to medical assistance: HB 1312, * SHB 1312, CH 284 (2011), SB 5148, SSB 5148, 2SSB 5148
Health care, benefit plans for state employees in lieu of unused sick leave remuneration, reassigning administration of: HB 2624, SB 6194
Health care, benefits mandated under state law, elimination: HB 1361
Health care, comparable coverage for patients receiving self-administered oral anticancer medication: * EHB 1517, CH 159 (2011)
Health care, coverage for voluntary termination of pregnancy, requirements for insurers: HB 2330, ESHB 2330, SB 6185, SSB 6185
Health care, covered critical services, out-of-network providers at in-network hospitals: HB 1561, SHB 1561
Health care, creating multistate consortium with licensing reciprocal agreement to make out-of-state plans available: HB 2687, SB 6440
Health care, creation of Washington health security trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Health care, determining rates through comparison of premiums and benefits: HB 1301, SB 5247
Health care, direct practices, repealing requirement for study and report by insurance commissioner: * HB 2420, CH 207 (2012), SB 6391
Health care, discrimination against health care providers insurance companies, harmonizing state law with federal: HB 2438, SB 6346
Health care, establishment of health benefit exchange: * SSB 5445, CH 317 (2011)
Health care, establishment of health benefit exchange and health benefit exchange board: HB 1740, SB 5445
Health care, establishment of health benefit exchange and public-private partnership: ESHB 1740
Health care, expanding coverage for neurodevelopmental therapies: SB 5756, SB 6530
Health care, health questionnaire, removing as a condition of coverage for certain people when carrier discontinues individual coverage: HB 2739, * SB 6412, CH 64 (2012)
Health care, health savings account option and high deductible health plan availability for public employees: * 2ESB 5773, CH 8 (2011)
Health care, home care worker health care benefits, contribution rate payment requirements: HB 2073
Health care, home care worker health care benefits, funding through omnibus operating appropriations act: SHB 2073
Health care, implementation of health benefit exchange and provisions of federal patient protection and affordable care act: HB 2319, SHB 2319, * E2SHB 2319, CH 87 (2012) PV, SB 6178, SSB 6178
Health care, insurance commissioner to submit waiver request to center for medicaid and medicare services: HB 1839
Health care, K-12 employees' health benefits pool: SB 5940
Health care, medicare supplement insurance, evidence of insurability requirements: HB 2442
Health care, medicare, additional funding through sales and use taxation of elective cosmetic services: HB 2022
Health care, persons under nineteen, requirements for health plans and enrollment: SB 5371, * ESSB 5371, CH 315 (2011)
Health care, preexisting condition waiting period, crediting applicant's previous coverage when preceding carrier discontinues certain kinds of plans: * SB 6412, CH 64 (2012)
Health care, prescription drug benefits, out-of-pocket expenses limit: HB 2435, SB 6241
Health care, preserving preexisting condition waiting periods and use of state health insurance pool by high-risk individuals: HB 1839
Health care, primary care services through direct patient-provider practice for public employees: SB 6428, ESB 6589
Health care, prohibiting mandatory participation in any health care system: SJR 8208
Health care, prohibiting specialty tiers for prescription drugs: HB 1876
Health care, property tax deduction for medigap or medicare supplement insurance premiums: HB 1942, HB 2386
Health care, prosthetics and orthotics coverage: HB 1612
Health care, public employees, wellness incentives: SB 5869
Health care, purchase of school district and educational service district employee insurance through health care authority: SB 5612, SB 5613
Health care, rates, review of carrier's surplus levels in certain cases: SSB 5247
Health care, regulation of, including coverage of emergency services: HB 1302, SB 5122, * ESSB 5122, CH 314 (2011)
Health care, reimbursement through state-purchased health care programs, requirements for free-standing emergency rooms: SB 5948
Health care, restricting insurance contracts that require certain providers to maintain hospital privileges: HB 1914
Health care, retired local government employees: HB 1693, SB 5565
Health care, school employees' benefits board, creating: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Health care, school employees, amending various provisions: HB 2829, * ESSB 5940, CH 3 (2012)
Health care, school employees, creating consolidated purchasing system and community-rated risk pool: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Health care, small employers health insurance partnership program, funding obtained through federal resources: HB 1560, * SHB 1560, CH 287 (2011)
Health care, third-party reimbursement programs, prohibiting provider participation as a licensure condition: HB 2621, SB 6270
Health care, tobacco cessation treatment preventive benefit requirement: SB 5039, ESSB 5039
Health care, Washington state health care freedom act: HB 1946
Insurance premium tax credit, under insurance guaranty association act, repealing: SB 6299
Insurers and insurance products, miscellaneous changes: * HB 2523, CH 211 (2012), SB 6181
Insurers, examinations of, implementation of sunshine committee recommendations concerning disclosure of reports: SB 5049, SSB 5049, 2SSB 5049
Insurers, insurer investment programs, standards for development and administration: HB 1257, * SHB 1257, CH 188 (2011) PV, SB 5121
Investments of insurers model act, adoption: HB 1257, * SHB 1257, CH 188 (2011) PV, SB 5121
Life, impact of life-sustaining treatment order on sale or issuance: SB 5008
Life, term life policies, exempting from alternative transactions notice requirement for policy owners: HB 2698, SB 6443, SSB 6443
Medicaid, transfer of medical assistance and medicaid purchasing to health care authority: HB 1738, SHB 1738, * 2E2SHB 1738, CH 15 (2011), SB 5477
Motor vehicle insurance, authorizing mileage-based policies: HB 2445
Motor vehicle insurance, authorizing usage-based policies: HB 2361, ESB 5730
Motor vehicle insurance, for personal vehicle sharing programs: HB 2384, * ESHB 2384, CH 108 (2012), SB 6426, SSB 6426
Motor vehicle insurance, usage or mileage-based products, certain information to be exempt from public inspection: HB 2361, SSB 5730
Motor vehicle insurance, usage-based products, certain information to be exempt from public inspection: * ESHB 2361, CH 222 (2012), E2SSB 5730
Motor vehicle liability insurance, proof of, requirement for redeeming vehicle from impoundment: HB 1857
Ocean marine and foreign trade insurance contracts, eliminating tax exemption: HB 2094
Pollution liability insurance program and agency, extending expiration of agency's authority and funding source: HB 2590, * SHB 2590, CH 3 (2012), SB 6335
Pollution liability insurance program and agency, transferring to department of ecology: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Portable electronic products, insurance coverage for, issuing specialty insurance producer licenses to sell: EHB 2457, SB 6242, * SSB 6242, CH 154 (2012)
Rates, for certain products, repeal of insurance commissioner's authority to review: * HB 1303, CH 69 (2011), SB 5398
Risk manager, state, to have regulatory authority over local government self-insurance programs: HB 1670, SHB 1670, SB 5387, SSB 5387
Self-insurance programs, local government, state risk manager to have regulatory authority: HB 1670, SHB 1670, SB 5387, SSB 5387
Service contracts, provisions: HB 2218, SHB 2218
Statutes, revising various insurance provisions: HB 1343, * SB 5213, CH 47 (2011)
Surplus line coverage, unauthorized insurance, regulating: * HB 1694, CH 31 (2011), SB 5397
Title insurance, companies and agents, clarifying roles in reconveyances of deeds of trust: HB 1045, SB 5311, SSB 5311
Title insurance, requirements for insurer statistical reporting, including public disclosure: SHB 2010
Title insurance, requirements for rate filings by insurers: HB 2010
Unauthorized insurance, surplus line coverage, regulating: * HB 1694, CH 31 (2011), SB 5397
INSURANCE COMMISSIONER  INSURANCE COMMISSIONER RSS Feed
               (See also INSURANCE)
Air rescue or evacuation subscription services, requirements for licensing and status as provider of emergency services: HB 2188, * SHB 2188, CH 93 (2012), SB 6021, SSB 6021
Direct patient-provider primary health care, repealing requirement for study and report by commissioner on direct practices: * HB 2420, CH 207 (2012), SB 6391
Duties, records, availability of certain insurer or contractor records for inspection: SB 5120
Duties, records, availability of certain insurer records for inspection: HB 1220, * ESHB 1220, CH 312 (2011)
Health care authority ombudsman, office of the, establishment within office of insurance commissioner: HB 2147, SB 5966, * SSB 5966, CH 150 (2012)
Health care insurance, commissioner to submit waiver request to center for medicaid and medicare services: HB 1839
Health care insurance, creating multistate consortium with licensing reciprocal agreement to make out-of-state plans available, commissioner role: HB 2687, SB 6440
Investments of insurers, commissioner role in implementing investments of insurers model act: HB 1257, * SHB 1257, CH 188 (2011) PV, SB 5121
Rates, for certain products, repeal of commissioner's authority to review: * HB 1303, CH 69 (2011), SB 5398
Statutes, revising various insurance provisions: HB 1343, * SB 5213, CH 47 (2011)
Title insurance, commissioner to designate statistical reporting agent for insurers: SHB 2010
INTERNET  (See COMPUTERS)
INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL  (See RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE)
INVESTMENT BOARD  INVESTMENT BOARD RSS Feed
               
Accounts, investment of funds in certain accounts, transferring to state treasurer: * EHB 2620, CH 187 (2012)
Higher education loan program (HELP) investment fund, creation within board's portfolio of investment pools: HB 1816
Public employees' savings plan, investing of member accounts by board: SB 5908
State lands, divestiture, board role in implementation: HB 1199
University of Washington, operating funds investment account, board investment activities for: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
Washington State University, operating funds investment account, board investment activities for: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
IRRIGATION DISTRICTS  (See WATER)