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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; PRISONS AND PRISONERS; UNIFORMED PERSONNEL)
Basic Food, terminating benefits to incarcerated persons, role of jails in strategies for: SB 6211, SSB 6211
Costs of incarceration, requiring payment by convicted impaired driving offender: SB 5951
Costs of incarceration, requiring payment by convicted offender: SB 5950
Deaths in jails, removing confidentiality of autopsy and postmortem reports and records: SB 5256
Health care for inmates, facility requirements when contracting with hospitals: SB 5892, * 2ESSB 5892, CH 14 (2013)
Health care for inmates, hospitals to contract with jails as condition of licensure: HB 1911, SHB 1911, SB 5792, SB 5892, * 2ESSB 5892, CH 14 (2013)
Health care for inmates, provider one system, contracting with department of corrections to participate in: HB 1911, SHB 1911, SB 5792, SB 5892, * 2ESSB 5892, CH 14 (2013)
Incompetent to stand trial, competency restoration in county jail: HB 2649, SB 6395
Jail register data, use for research purposes: SB 6094, SSB 6094
Jail time served, certification of, modifying provisions to achieve correctional savings: HB 2050, SHB 2050
Medication, involuntary, maintaining competency restoration of criminally insane: HB 2195, * SHB 2195, CH 10 (2014), SB 6311, SSB 6311
Parents, rights when incarcerated: HB 1284, * SHB 1284, CH 173 (2013), SB 5460, SSB 5460
JOINT MEMORIALS  JOINT MEMORIALS RSS Feed
               
Banking, requesting that Congress enact legislation reinstating commercial and investment banking functions separation of Glass-Steagall act: SJM 8009, SJM 8012
Canadian cargo bound for U.S., requesting that Congress pass legislation to impose fee on cargo at border: SJM 8007
Communications decency act, requesting that Congress amend to reflect scope and power of the internet: * SJM 8003 (2014)
Eddie Eagle GunSafe program for firearms accident prevention, promoting use in schools: SJM 8006
Election campaign contributions, requesting U.S. constitutional amendment to return regulatory authority to congress and state legislatures: HJM 4001, SJM 8002
Election mail, official, requesting special accommodation from Congress and Postmaster General: SJM 8004
Foley, Thomas Stephen "Tom," memorial highway, renaming portion of state route number 395 as: SJM 8013
Harbor maintenance tax, requesting that Congress pass and the president sign legislation reforming the tax: * SSJM 8007 (2014)
Harbor maintenance tax, requesting that Congress pass legislation imposing on cargo at the U.S. border a fee equivalent to: SJM 8007
International trade policy reforms, requesting that trade policy include certain reforms: SJM 8011
Interstate 5 over Skagit river, requesting renaming as the Trooper No. 1076, Sean M. O'Connell Memorial Bridge: HJM 4003
Interstate 5, requesting naming as "purple heart trail": HJM 4000, SHJM 4000, * SJM 8001 (2013)
Israel, requesting that federal government stand firmly with: HJM 4002
Legislature, 2013 first special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 first special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 second special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first special sessions: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 second special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 third special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 third special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Legislature, 2014 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
Legislature, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and special sessions for 2014 regular session: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Marijuana, requesting that drug enforcement administration reclassify as schedule II drug: SJM 8000, SSJM 8000, SJM 8010
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 first special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 third special session: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 regular and first special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 second special session: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 regular and special sessions, reintroduction for 2014 regular session: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 regular session, reintroduction for 2013 first special session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 second special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2013 third special session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Memorials, resolutions, and bills from 2014 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
Nuclear waste, requesting that Congress and certain agencies develop a federal nuclear waste repository site: SJM 8014
Oil and hazardous materials transportation, safety measures for tank rail cars, requesting that Congress implement: SJM 8015
Parental rights, requesting that Congress propose parental rights amendment to states for ratification: HJM 4004
Skagit river bridge, requesting renaming as the Trooper No. 1076, Sean M. O'Connell Memorial Bridge: HJM 4003
State route number 117, designating as POW/MIA memorial highway: * SJM 8005 (2013)
State route number 26, requesting SR 26 be named Crimson and Gray Cougar Highway: SJM 8016
State route number 395, renaming portion as Thomas Stephen "Tom" Foley memorial highway: SJM 8013
Visa reforms, requesting that congress pass and the president sign legislation implementing certain reforms: SJM 8008
JOINT RESOLUTIONS  JOINT RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Agency rule making, constitutional amendment to require legislative approval of certain rules: HJR 4204
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment requiring debt proceeds be spent only for capital purposes: HJR 4202, HJR 4203
Balanced budget, constitutional amendment to require: HJR 4202, HJR 4203, SJR 8201
Bills, emergency clauses, constitutional amendment requiring sixty percent majority vote of both houses: SJR 8206
Community redevelopment financing, constitutional amendment to allow levying of property tax in apportionment districts: HJR 4210, HJR 4214
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of, constitutional amendment to clarify: HJR 4212, SJR 8211
Governor, constitutional amendment to state that governor is subject to public records requests: SJR 8214
Higher education, amending constitution to make support of public higher education institutions the state's second highest duty: SJR 8209
Hydroelectric generation, constitutional amendment to classify as renewable resource: HJR 4200
Income tax, constitutional amendment to allow: SJR 8207
Legislative sessions, constitutional amendment to limit regular sessions in odd-numbered years to ninety days: HJR 4208
Legislators and governor, salaries of, amending constitution to restrict changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SSJR 8212
Legislators, salaries of, amending constitution to restrict changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SJR 8212
Legislature, 2013 first special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 first special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 second special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first special sessions: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 second special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 third special session, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Legislature, 2013 third special session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Legislature, 2014 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
Legislature, constitutional amendment to remove certain limitation on journal publication and opening of house doors: HJR 4217
Legislature, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and special sessions for 2014 regular session: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Local government infrastructure, constitutional amendment requiring use of certain funds for public works projects: HJR 4215
Operating budget, omnibus operating appropriations act, requiring three-fifths vote for approval: HJR 4211
Redistricting plan, constitutional amendment to advance deadline for approval by redistricting commission: SJR 8210
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 first special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 third special session: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 regular and first special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 second special session: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 regular and special sessions, reintroduction for 2014 regular session: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 regular session, reintroduction for 2013 first special session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 second special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2013 third special session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Resolutions, memorials, and bills from 2014 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
School district bonds and levies, constitutional amendment to require simple majority of voters voting to authorize: HJR 4216
School district bonds, constitutional amendment requiring simple majority of voters voting to authorize: SJR 8208
Searching students, constitutional amendment to apply reasonable suspicion standard to searches on school grounds: HJR 4209, SJR 8203
Superior court judges, constitutional amendment to require residence in county served by the court: HJR 4207, SJR 8215
Supreme court, constitutional amendment requiring that practice of law and administration of justice functions reside in supreme court: HJR 4205
Tax increase legislation, constitutional amendment to require two-thirds majority vote for approval: HJR 4201, HJR 4206, SJR 8200, SJR 8204, SSJR 8204, SJR 8205, SJR 8213
Tax legislation, prohibiting taxing of net or earned income: SJR 8202
Term limits for representatives and senators, constitutional amendment to impose: HJR 4213
JUDGES  JUDGES RSS Feed
               
Assault in court proceedings areas, judicial notification of public that such assault is class C felony: SHB 1653
Bar association, fees for judicial members, prohibiting charging of: SB 6012
District judges, retirement provision: HB 1266, * SB 5046, CH 22 (2013)
Elected officials, retirement benefit calculations, modifying relevant PERS plans 2 and 3 compensation definitions: SB 6459, SSB 6459
Foreign laws, prohibiting enforcement to avoid violating constitutional rights: HB 1392, SB 6118
Judicial information system, court consultation prior to granting certain orders: HB 2196, SHB 2196
Judicial stabilization trust account, surcharges on court filing fees for deposit in, extending expiration dates for: HB 1961, * SHB 1961, CH 7 (2013)
Marriage, solemnizations of, authorizing judges of courts of limited jurisdiction to perform: HB 1589
Search warrant applications, timely review by magistrates: HB 2235, ESHB 2235, SB 6279, * SSB 6279, CH 93 (2014)
Superior court judges, Benton and Franklin counties jointly, increasing number of judges: * HB 1175, CH 142 (2013), SB 5069
Superior court judges, Mason county, increasing number of judges: HB 2131, * SB 5981, CH 169 (2014)
Superior court judges, requiring residence in county served by the court: HB 1386, HJR 4207, SJR 8215
Superior court judges, Whatcom county, increasing number of judges: HB 1159, * SB 5052, CH 210 (2013)
Supreme court, campaigns for, public funding through judicial election reform act: HB 2525
Supreme court, reducing number of judges: SB 6088
Supreme court, reducing number of judges to constitutional provision: SB 5867
Washington elected officials retirement savings plan, creating: SB 6305, SSB 6305
JUDGMENTS  JUDGMENTS RSS Feed
               
Claims against state government, tortious conduct by agencies, institutions, officers, and employees, placing limits on liability for damages: SB 5803
Defendants under landlord-tenant acts, notified by alternative means of service, entering monetary judgments against: SB 5425
Legal financial obligations of criminal offenders, county clerk collection system, collecting information to assess success: HB 1569
Legal financial obligations, system of, improving through restitution first act: HB 2751
Nonpayment of judgment, role of certain parties in certain notice requirements: SB 6245, SSB 6245
Real property, sale under execution or order of sale, distribution of proceeds: * ESB 6553, CH 107 (2014)
Real property, sold subject to redemption, modifying redemption by creditor provision: * SB 5541, CH 53 (2013)
Vacating or modifying, when judgment or order secured through perjury or fraud: SB 6488
JURIES AND JURORS  (See COURTS)
JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS  JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS RSS Feed
               (See also CHILDREN; DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
Alcohol poisoning, involving person under age 21, limited immunity when seeking medical assistance: * HB 1404, CH 112 (2013)
Chemical dependency diversions, Snohomish county pilot program to study: * 2SHB 2627, CH 128 (2014)
Chemical dependency treatment assessments or screenings, admissibility: * HB 1724, CH 110 (2014), SB 6261, SB 6492
Chemical dependency, arrest of individual suffering from, police officer options: HB 2627, SHB 2627, * 2SHB 2627, CH 128 (2014), SB 6345, SSB 6345
Chemical dependency, diversions pilot program, establishment in Snohomish county: SSB 6345
Dependency proceedings, Alexis Stuth act, concerning placement of child with relative(s): SB 5762
Dependency proceedings, automatic legal representation of child, studying effect of: SB 6126
Dependency proceedings, background checks of persons child is placed with: SB 6095
Dependency proceedings, concerning placement of child with relative(s): SB 5763
Dependency proceedings, disclosure of guardian ad litem background information record: HB 1297, SB 5170
Dependency proceedings, identifying educational liaison for youth subject to, responsibilities of liaison: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, implementing recommendations of Powell fatality team: SB 5315, * SSB 5315, CH 254 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, infants placed in out-of-home care, HIV testing: SB 5454
Dependency proceedings, parent or sibling visitation during active criminal investigation, law enforcement consultation: SSB 5162, SB 5315, * SSB 5315, CH 254 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, parents with developmental disabilities involved in: * 2SHB 2616, CH 163 (2014)
Dependency proceedings, parents with intellectual or developmental disabilities involved in: HB 2616, SHB 2616
Dependency proceedings, petitioner issuance of summons: SB 6245, SSB 6245
Dependency proceedings, psychosexual evaluation of parent and consequent reassessment of visitation: SSB 5162, SB 5315, * SSB 5315, CH 254 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, representation of children, appointing attorney: 2SHB 1285, SB 6126, SSB 6126, * E2SSB 6126, CH 108 (2014)
Dependency proceedings, representation of children, appointing attorney, guardian ad litem, and/or special advocate: HB 1285, SHB 1285, SB 5461, SSB 5461
Dependency proceedings, shelter care hearing, placement of child with relative or other suitable person, timing of criminal history background check: * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, sibling visitation: HB 1140, SHB 1140
Dependency proceedings, sibling visitation for children in foster care: HB 1204, ESHB 1204, SB 5389, SSB 5389, * E2SSB 5389, CH 316 (2013)
Dependency proceedings, third-party visitation: HB 1506
Dependency system, work group to consider creating certificate of rehabilitation for parents who have turned their lives around: * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Dependency system, work group to consider creating certificate of suitability for parents who have turned their lives around: SB 5565
Detention facilities for juveniles, educational programs for residents, operation by educational service districts: * HB 2276, CH 157 (2014)
Domestic violence, felonious, responding officer authority to arrest certain juveniles for: SHB 2722
Domestic violence, nonfelonious, responding officer placement options for certain juveniles arrested for: HB 2455, HB 2722, SB 6254
Firearms and weapons crimes, provisions: HB 1096, SHB 1096, SB 5376, SSB 5376
Firearms, juvenile firearm offenders, evidence- and research-based interventions: HB 2164, * ESHB 2164, CH 117 (2014)
Foster care services, extended, court jurisdiction over proceedings involving eligible nonminor dependents: HB 1302, SHB 1302, E2SHB 1302, SB 5405, SSB 5405, * E2SSB 5405, CH 332 (2013)
Juvenile offenders, records, confidentiality, exceptions: HB 1651, ESHB 1651, * 2SHB 1651, CH 175 (2014), SB 5689, SB 6469, SB 6493
Juvenile offenders, records, distribution through judicial information system records and display on court case index web sites: SB 6403
Juvenile offenders, records, prohibiting publication, distribution, or sale: SB 6493
Juvenile offenders, records, restricting public access to certain nonadjudication or nonconviction information: SSB 5689, 2SSB 5689
Mental health diversion and disposition, strategies for juveniles: HB 1524, * ESHB 1524, CH 179 (2013)
Mental health treatment assessments or screenings, admissibility of statements: * HB 1724, CH 110 (2014), SB 6261, SB 6492
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Murder, aggravated first degree, sentencing, incarceration, and early release when crime committed before age eighteen: HB 1338, SHB 1338, 2SHB 1338
Offenses committed before age eighteen, various, sentencing and release provisions: SB 5064, SSB 5064, * 2SSB 5064, CH 130 (2014)
Parent-child relationship, termination of, when child conceived through sex offense or incest: SB 6374
Parental rights, termination of, court-ordered filing of petition in certain cases of parental noncompliance: EHB 2582
Parental rights, termination of, right to jury trial: SB 5764
Parental rights, when incarcerated: * SHB 1284, CH 173 (2013), SSB 5460
Parental rights, when incarcerated or in residential substance abuse treatment: HB 1284, SB 5460
Permanency planning hearings, revising definition of good cause exception: HB 1821, * SHB 1821, CH 206 (2013)
Permanency planning hearings, revising department of social and health services responsibility to provide services to parents: HB 1821, * SHB 1821, CH 206 (2013)
Rehabilitative and reentry services, access for offenders completing sentence before age 21: HB 2714, SB 6396
Runaway youths, overnight youth shelter or program, shelter procedures when child known to lack parental permission: HB 1250, * SB 5147, CH 4 (2013)
Sentencing, juvenile sentencing task force, legislature to convene: SB 6390, SSB 6390
Shelters or programs for runaway youths, procedures when child known to lack parental permission: HB 1250, * SB 5147, CH 4 (2013)
Social investment steering committee, Washington, establishment of, duties to include pilot programs: HB 2337, SHB 2337
Termination of parental rights, right to jury trial: SB 5764
Youth camp placement, for minimum-risk offenders, at Naselle youth camp: HB 1433