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

JAILS  JAILS RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
Booking photographs and electronic images, to be open to the public: HB 1689, SB 5721
Booking photographs, to be open to the public: SHB 1689
Chemical dependency, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Criminal justice agencies, employees and workers, exemption of address in voter registration records from public disclosure: SB 5007
Developmental disabilities, transfer of person with, requirement that jail communicate with receiving staff: HB 1718, * SHB 1718, CH 236 (2011)
DNA identification system, collection of samples from adults arrested for a ranked felony or gross misdemeanor violation of an order: HB 2588, SHB 2588, SB 6478
Earned release time, raising limits for certain offenders: HB 1011
Firearm restrictions, partial exemption for correctional personnel completing firearms training: HB 1041, SB 5031
Firearm restrictions, partial exemption for correctional personnel under certain conditions: * ESHB 1041, CH 221 (2011)
Mental health disorders, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Staff members, harassment as criminal justice participants: HB 1206, SHB 1206, * E2SHB 1206, CH 64 (2011) PV
State hospital patients, prohibiting jail refusal to book: SB 6010, ESSB 6010, * SSB 6492, CH 256 (2012)
Traumatic brain injury, transfer of person with, requirement that jail communicate with receiving staff: HB 1718, * SHB 1718, CH 236 (2011)
JOINT MEMORIALS  JOINT MEMORIALS RSS Feed
               
Action plan on regulatory cooperation between United States and Canada, requesting carrying out of: HJM 4017, SHJM 4017, SJM 8016, * SSJM 8016 (2012)
Advanced imaging technology in airports, requesting that concerns be addressed: HJM 4001
Balance of powers, requesting that the federal government maintain: HJM 4007
Beyond the border action plan on perimeter security and economic competitiveness, requesting carrying out of: HJM 4017, SHJM 4017, SJM 8016, * SSJM 8016 (2012)
Biomass combustion, requesting that the EPA include emissions in calculating greenhouse gas emissions: HJM 4002
Columbia and Snake rivers, requesting reservoir capacity to capture runoff from dams: SJM 8011
Columbia basin project, phase II, requesting federal support: HJM 4011, HJM 4016
Columbia river gorge commission, requesting adequate funding for: HJM 4015
Corporations, urging constitutional amendment to provide that corporations are not people: HJM 4005, SJM 8007
Eddie Eagle gun safety program, promoting use in preschools, early learning programs, and schools: SJM 8020
Gray wolf, urging delisting from federal endangered species act: SJM 8002
Honor and remember flag, requesting designation of flag as an official symbol: * HJM 4004 (2011)
Inflation of unbacked paper money, requesting that Congress protect citizens from resulting losses: HJM 4008
Interstate 5, requesting renaming as "purple heart trail": HJM 4006, SJM 8003
Keystone XL pipeline project, requesting approval of: SJM 8018
Main street fairness act and other federal acts, requesting adoption: HJM 4012, * SSJM 8009 (2011)
Main street fairness act, federal, requesting adoption: SJM 8009
Marijuana, requesting that drug enforcement administration reclassify as schedule II drug: SJM 8017
Military spending, federal, requesting reduction by ending Afghanistan war: HJM 4013, SJM 8014
National marine heritage area, requesting designation of: SJM 8019
Pat down searches in airports, requesting termination of new procedures: HJM 4000, SJM 8010
Reduce unnecessary spending act of 2011, requesting that Congress pass: HJM 4010
Regular session, 2012, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2011 regular and special sessions: * SCR 8408 (2012)
Sales and use taxes, remote collection, requesting adoption of federal legislation: HJM 4012, SJM 8009, * SSJM 8009 (2011)
Senators, United States, requesting that Congress amend seventeenth amendment concerning senatorial selection process: SJM 8013
Snake and Columbia rivers, requesting reservoir capacity to capture runoff from dams: SJM 8011
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2011 first special session: * HCR 4405 (2011)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2011 second special session: * HCR 4406 (2011)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2012 first special session: * HCR 4411 (2012)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2012 second special session: * HCR 4412 (2012), SCR 8414
State sovereignty, claiming under tenth amendment: SJM 8012
Taiwan, supporting participation in U.N. framework convention and international civil aviation organization: HJM 4009, SJM 8005, SSJM 8005
Text messaging services, requesting state authority to regulate wireless companies: HJM 4014
Unemployment insurance modernization funding, dispersal to states: SJM 8000
Unemployment tax, requesting that U.S. department of labor provide state with tax relief equal to other states': * SJM 8008 (2011)
United States-Korea free trade agreement, requesting that Congress approve: SJM 8006
Upper Stehekin valley road, requesting reestablishment: SJM 8004, * SSJM 8004 (2011)
Voting, registration and voting procedures, requesting that grants of money by Congress not require new procedures: SJM 8001
Western climate initiative, requesting that the governor withdraw the state from the initiative: HJM 4003
JOINT RESOLUTIONS  JOINT RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Apportionment districts, constitutional amendment concerning levying for community redevelopment financing: HJR 4217, SJR 8213, SSJR 8213
Appropriations legislation, constitutional amendment to require public and legislative review period for omnibus appropriations bills: HJR 4205
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment to require proceeds of debt be spent for capital purposes: HJR 4225
Basic education expenditures, constitutional amendment to require appropriations be made in legislation separate from omnibus appropriations acts: HJR 4210
Bills, emergency clauses, constitutional amendment to restrict use: HJR 4200
Budgets, four-year balanced budgets, constitutional amendment to require: ESJR 8222
Counties, constitutional amendment to authorize legislature to dissolve and reorganize counties: HJR 4214
Debt reduction act, constitutional amendment concerning definitions of "applicable percentage limit" and "applicable calculation period": SSJR 8215
Debt reduction act, constitutional amendment concerning definitions of "debt service limit" and "debt service limit percentage": SJR 8215
Debt, state, constitutional amendment to include recommendations of commission on state debt: HJR 4226, SHJR 4226, * ESJR 8221 (2012)
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, constitutional amendment to allow salary reduction when public employee salaries are reduced: SJR 8202, SSJR 8202, SJR 8203
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, constitutional amendment to allow salary reductions: HJR 4204, SJR 8209
English, constitutional amendment to make English the language of all official proceedings in state: SJR 8207
English, constitutional amendment to make English the official state language: SJR 8220
Expenditures by state, constitutional amendment to establish state expenditure limit: HJR 4227, SJR 8216, SJR 8219
Extraordinary revenue growth, constitutional amendment to transfer to budget stabilization account: HJR 4209, * SJR 8206 (2011)
Fees, designation for highway purposes, constitutional amendment to require two-thirds majority to modify: SHJR 4228
Health care systems, constitutional amendment to prohibit mandatory participation: SJR 8208
Higher education funding, constitutional amendment to make second highest duty of state: SJR 8225
Hydroelectric generation, constitutional amendment to classify as renewable energy resource: HJR 4202
Income tax, constitutional amendment to allow: SJR 8224, SJR 8226
Income tax, flat rate corporate net income tax, constitutional amendment to allow: HJR 4221
Initiatives, placement on ballot, constitutional amendment to exclude in certain cases when initiative fails to provide new or enhanced revenue source: HJR 4224, SJR 8218
Judges, retirement, constitutional amendment allowing retirement at end of current term after reaching mandatory retirement age: SJR 8200
Judges, retirement, constitutional amendment to eliminate mandatory retirement age: HJR 4203, SJR 8204
Legislative and congressional districts, constitutional amendment to advance deadline for approval by redistricting commission: SJR 8227
Legislative sessions, constitutional amendment to limit regular sessions to ninety days in odd-numbered years: HJR 4218
Legislative sessions, constitutional amendment to provide ten-day adjournment period after cutoff to consider bills in house of origin: SJR 8211
Legislative vacancies, filling, constitutional amendment to require legislative district committee to make nominations: HJR 4223
Marriage, constitutional amendment to officially recognize only marriages between a man and a woman: HJR 4211
Omnibus appropriations bills, constitutional amendment to prohibit substantive law provisions: HJR 4206
Omnibus appropriations bills, constitutional amendment to require public and legislative review period: HJR 4205
Omnibus appropriations bills, constitutional amendment to restrict omnibus operating appropriations proposals: HJR 4207
Parents' rights, constitutional amendment to include: HJR 4215
Pension plans, constitutional amendment concerning state's long-term obligations: HJR 4219, SJR 8214
Petroleum products, fees on barrels of, constitutional amendment to add revenues to exclusive fund for highways: HJR 4228
Presidential elections, voting in, constitutional amendment to repeal conflicting residency requirement: * SJR 8205 (2011)
Regular session, 2012, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2011 regular and special sessions: * SCR 8408 (2012)
Research universities, constitutional amendment to provide authority for investment of university funds: * SJR 8223 (2012)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2011 first special session: * HCR 4405 (2011)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2011 second special session: * HCR 4406 (2011)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2012 first special session: * HCR 4411 (2012)
Special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions for 2012 second special session: * HCR 4412 (2012), SCR 8414
State elected officials, constitutional amendment for salary reduction when state employee salaries are reduced: HJR 4201
Superintendent of public instruction, constitutional amendment to eliminate as a statewide elected official: SJR 8212
Superintendent of public instruction, office of the, constitutional amendment to eliminate: HJR 4220
Supreme court, constitutional amendment to require that law and justice functions reside exclusively in supreme court: HJR 4216
Tax increase legislation, constitutional amendment to require three-fifths majority to impose tax increase: HJR 4208
Tax increase legislation, constitutional amendment to require two-thirds majority vote for approval: HJR 4212, HJR 4213
Toll revenue, constitutional amendment to require use exclusively for highway purposes: SJR 8210
Unappropriated public lands, constitutional amendment to return title to state of Washington: SJR 8201
JUDGES  JUDGES RSS Feed
               
District judges, changing mandatory retirement provision: HB 2300, SB 6025
District judges, eliminating mandatory retirement provision: SSB 6025
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, allowing salary reductions: HJR 4204, SJR 8209
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, salary reduction when public employee salaries are reduced: SJR 8202, SJR 8203
Elected officials, salary reduction when state employee salaries are reduced: HB 1115, HJR 4201
Election of judges, provisions, including partisan judicial elections: HB 2661
Free speech rights, affirming and encouraging exercise by judges and judicial candidates: HB 1945
Grant county, increasing number of district judges: HB 1236, * SB 5170, CH 43 (2011)
Municipal court judges, election and appointment provisions: HB 1245, SB 5630
Retirement, elimination of mandatory retirement age: HB 1201, HJR 4203, SB 5147, SJR 8204
Retirement, retiring at end of current term after reaching mandatory retirement age: SB 5323, SJR 8200
JUDGMENTS  JUDGMENTS RSS Feed
               
Assault, inmate assault of correctional officer or department of corrections employee, civil judgments: * HB 1334, CH 282 (2011), SB 5030
Collection agencies, revising various provisions: HB 1745, SHB 1745, SB 5574, * SSB 5574, CH 57 (2011), * SB 5956, CH 29 (2011)
Deficiency judgments, relating to residual debts following short sales of owner-occupied residential property secured by deeds of trust: HB 2614
Enforcing certain judgments, including foreign judgments, extending time for: SB 6210
Garnishment, provisions: HB 1552, * SHB 1552, CH 159 (2012)
Impaired drivers, damages caused by, extending time to enforce civil judgments: HB 2176, SHB 2176, SB 6001
Legal financial obligations, court-ordered, collection by county clerks: HB 1276, HB 1399, SB 5533, SB 5880
Personal property, modifying provisions concerning property exempt from execution, attachment, and garnishment: SB 5085, SSB 5085
Real property, judgment liens on, commencing when filed: HB 2511, * SB 6566, CH 133 (2012)
Tobacco litigation master settlement agreement, sale of state's rights in agreement to tobacco settlement authority: SB 6632
Wrongful conviction and imprisonment, civil judgment and award: HB 1435, HB 2221, SHB 2221, SB 5139, SSB 5139, SB 5460
JUDICIAL CONDUCT, COMMISSION  JUDICIAL CONDUCT, COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Ethics and integrity in state government, plans for improving, including commission role: HB 1763, HB 2796
JURIES AND JURORS  (See COURTS)
JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS  JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; FOSTER CARE; GUARDIANSHIP; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Corrections and detention facilities, staff members, harassment as criminal justice participants: HB 1206, SHB 1206, * E2SHB 1206, CH 64 (2011) PV
Counseling, definition, exclusions from definition to include juvenile probation counseling: HB 1759
Dependency proceedings, amending various provisions: * ESHB 1774, CH 292 (2011)
Dependency proceedings, placement of child with adoptive parent of blood sibling or half sibling of child: * ESHB 1774, CH 292 (2011)
Dependency proceedings, placement of child with person with whom blood sibling or half sibling of child resides: * ESHB 1774, CH 292 (2011)
Dependency proceedings, qualified grandparents to be priority placement option for certain children: HB 1959
Detention facilities, assessment standards at intake for juveniles with developmental disabilities, development: * SB 6157, CH 120 (2012)
Detention facilities, transferring certain sentencing guidelines commission duties to administrative office of the courts: SHB 2034
Detention facilities, transferring sentencing guidelines commission duties to department of social and health services: HB 2029, HB 2034
Developmental disabilities, confined juveniles with, work group to study related issues: SB 5097, * SSB 5097 (2011) V
Disposition, deferred, revising provisions related to restitution, juvenile offenses, and multiple disposition orders: * SSB 6240, CH 177 (2012)
Disposition, deferred, revising provisions related to restitution, traffic offenses, firearms, school notification, and multiple disposition orders: SB 6240
Disposition, deferred, revising provisions related to restitution, traffic offenses, school notification, and multiple disposition orders: SB 5580, SSB 5580
Employees, juvenile detention divisions, collective bargaining: SHB 1291
Employees, juvenile detention divisions, uniformed personnel collective bargaining: HB 1291, SB 5368, SSB 5368
Evidence-based and research-based juvenile justice programs, provisions concerning: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
Evidence-based juvenile justice programs, expending state funds on: HB 2536, SHB 2536, SB 6205
Firearms and weapons crimes, provisions: SB 5313
Gangs, criminal street gang prevention and intervention programs, grants for local projects: HB 2432, SHB 2432, 2SHB 2432, SB 5799
Gangs, criminal street gang-related offenses: HB 1126, SB 5799
Gangs, criminal street gangs, authorizing injunctive relief to enjoin, abate, and prevent criminal street gang activity: HB 2594, SHB 2594, SB 6008
Gangs, juvenile, authorizing counties to establish and operate juvenile gang courts: * HB 2535, CH 146 (2012)
Jurisdiction, hearings on declining, returning case transferred to adult court back to juvenile court: HB 1289, SHB 1289, 2SHB 1289
Juvenile court, state quality assurance program for: SB 6611
Juvenile offender sentencing grid, reformatting: HB 2603, SHB 2603
Juvenile offenders, deferred disposition, relation to payment of restitution: SB 5580, SSB 5580, SB 6240, * SSB 6240, CH 177 (2012)
Juvenile offenders, diversion agreements, including records availability: 2SSB 6292
Juvenile offenders, eligibility for special sex offender disposition alternative: SB 5204, * SSB 5204, CH 338 (2011)
Juvenile offenders, records, confidentiality, exceptions: HB 2542, SHB 2542, SB 6292, SSB 6292
Juvenile offenders, records, establishing joint legislative task force on juvenile record sealing: * SHB 1793, CH 333 (2011)
Juvenile offenders, records, prohibiting consumer reporting agency dissemination of records unless de-identified: HB 1793, SB 5558, SSB 5558
Juvenile offenders, records, provisions concerning sealing and destroying of records: * SHB 1793, CH 333 (2011)
Juvenile offenders, records, provisions concerning sealing of records: HB 1793, HB 2541, * SHB 2541 (2012) V, SB 6291
Juvenile offenders, restorative justice programs: EHB 1775, * SHB 1775, CH 201 (2012), SB 5706
Juvenile offenders, sentenced as adults, parole for offenders with sentence of life without parole: HB 1063
Juvenile offenders, sex or kidnapping offender relief of duty to register: HB 1097, * SSB 5204, CH 338 (2011)
Juvenile offenders, youth who committed violent or sex offense or stalking, notice to certain schools when released: HB 1549, SHB 1549, SB 5428, * SSB 5428, CH 107 (2011)
Minor children, unemancipated, creating the offense of failing to supervise: HB 1931
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 2477, ESB 6162
Parental rights, reinstatement, expanding opportunity to petition: HB 1879, SB 5690, SSB 5690
Quality assurance program, state, for juvenile courts: SB 6611
Restorative justice programs for juveniles, provisions: EHB 1775, * SHB 1775, CH 201 (2012), SB 5706
Restraints, use on juveniles in court, restrictions and requirements: HB 2298, SHB 2298, SB 6333
Sentence for treatment program, including medium security forestry camp at Naselle youth camp: SB 6520
Sentence for treatment program, including medium security youth camp: HB 2732
Traffic charges against any minor, increasing fee for providing record of charges to parents: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012)
Traffic charges against any minor, providing record of charges to juvenile court: ESSB 6455
Treatment programs for juvenile and adult offenders, reinvesting certain cost savings in evidence-based programs: SB 5866
Truancy from school, court procedures and related statutory provisions: HB 1064, HB 1530
Truancy from school, revising statutory provisions: SHB 1530, HB 2835
Youth school dropout reduction and crime prevention act: SB 5317
JUVENILE JUSTICE, WASHINGTON STATE PARTNERSHIP COUNCIL ON  (See SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)