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LABOR  LABOR RSS Feed
               (See also CONTRACTORS; DISCRIMINATION; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION; WAGES AND HOURS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Applications for employment, prohibiting employers from asking about or using nonconviction information: HB 2545
Asbestos abatement projects, employer compliance with respirator requirements: HB 1110
Commerce, discrimination-free, to include individuals and entities providing goods and services in keeping with freedom of religion: SB 5927
Developmental disabilities, persons with, instituting facility-based vocational training programs, labor provisions: SB 5470
Discrimination against employees, protections for employees: HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333
Discrimination on basis of creed, prohibiting in regard to protected practices: SB 6433
Employee fair classification act, improving compliance with wage-related laws: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Employment laws and contracts, local, preemption by state of Washington: HB 2591, SB 6307
Expenses, work-related, employer reimbursement of employees: HB 2230
Expenses, work-related, employer reimbursement of employees for required cell phone and cell phone plan: SHB 2230
Family and medical leave insurance program, implementing by amending provisions of family leave insurance program: HB 1457, SHB 1457, SB 5292
Family leave insurance program, delaying implementation until funding and benefits payment authorized in law: * HB 2044, CH 26 (2013)
Family leave insurance program, establishing joint legislative task force on family and medical leave insurance: ESB 5903
Family leave insurance program, repealing family and medical leave insurance act: SB 5159
Family leave insurance program, repealing family and medical leave insurance act if not funded: ESB 5903
Farm internship pilot project, establishment: SB 5123, * SSB 5123, CH 131 (2014)
Health care facility employees, mandatory overtime provisions: HB 1153
Health care facility employees, meal and rest break requirements: HB 1152
Industrial safety and health act, increasing employee protections under: EHB 1891
Janitorial services, commercial, workload and safety standards, reporting concerning: SHB 2477
Janitorial services, commercial, workload standards and a health and safety training program, establishment: HB 2477
Leave, job leave provision for state legislators, requirements: HB 2473
Leave, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Leave, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Leave, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Leave, paid vacation leave: HB 2238
Liens against property of employer by employee, provisions of employee fair classification act: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, SB 5526
Minors, work permits for employing, master application procedures: * SB 5056, CH 156 (2013)
News business, independent contractors in, employment status: HB 1659, * SB 5476, CH 141 (2013)
Political and religious views of employers, prohibiting required employee meeting attendance or responses to communications: HB 2031
Real estate brokers, independent contractor status when not under contract with firm: HB 1853, * SHB 1853, CH 207 (2013), SB 5729
Religion, freedom from discrimination against, extending to include individuals and entities providing goods and services in keeping with freedom of religion: SB 5927
Retaliation against employees, protections for employees: HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333
Retaliation, protecting employees from, for conduct promoting public policy: HB 2710, SB 5839
Right to work, prohibiting denial or abridging of employment based on labor union membership or nonmembership: SB 5935
Social networking, accounts and profiles, prohibiting employer demand that employee provide information or access: SB 5211
Social networking, accounts, prohibiting employer demand that employee provide information or access: * SSB 5211, CH 330 (2013)
Underground economy, improving employer compliance with wage-related laws: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Unions, collecting or demanding fee from nonmember, prohibiting: SB 5935
Unions, finances of, public disclosure of: SB 6300, SSB 6300
Unions, information concerning union membership and dues rights, placement in workplace posters: HB 1461
Unions, prohibiting denial or abridging of employment based on labor union membership or nonmembership: SB 5935
Unions, public employee agency shop fees required by union security provision: SB 6053, SSB 6053
Unions, work jurisdictions of, preserving in public works contracting: HB 2775
Wage-related laws, employer compliance with, improving: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333, HB 2334, SB 5526
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT  LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CONTRACTORS; LABOR; WAGES AND HOURS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Contractor infractions, administrative hearings, amending department of labor and industries appeal bonds provisions: HB 2146, * SHB 2146, CH 190 (2014)
Contractors, voluntary independent contractor exemption certificates, department role in creating and regulating: HB 2147, SHB 2147
Electrical industry, whistleblowers in, protections for: HB 2275, SHB 2275, SB 6037
Electricians, journey level or residential specialty certificate of competency, apprenticeship program requirement: ESHB 2500
Electricians, journeyman or residential specialty certificate of competency, apprenticeship program requirement: HB 2500
Electricians, limited energy specialty certification, using telecommunications work experience for: * HB 2253, CH 156 (2014), HB 2254, SB 6277
Electricians, proof of licensing and identification, altering department display requirements: HB 2323, SB 6557
Electricians, with certain certificates, photovoltaic electrical systems endorsement from department: SB 5189
Electricians, with certain license or certificate, department to allow generator load bank testing without electrical work permit: HB 1855
Employee fair classification act, department enforcement role: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Farm internship pilot project, establishment: SB 5123, * SSB 5123, CH 131 (2014)
Interpreter services, authorizing purchase by department for doctors providing services to limited-English speaking or sensory-impaired injured workers or crimes victims: HB 1753, SB 5833
Interpreter services, authorizing purchase by department for providers providing services to limited-English speaking injured workers or crimes victims: ESHB 1753, 2SHB 1753, EHB 2617
Minimum wage, adjusted, increasing annually by rate of inflation, department role: HB 2032
News business, independent contractors in, employment status for minimum wage and unemployment and worker's compensation purposes: HB 1659, * SB 5476, CH 141 (2013)
Occupational disease, firefighters, mandatory exposure reporting requirement for, department to convene work group: SHB 2576
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Prevailing wages, exemption from paying, certain filings no longer required by department when exempt: HB 1254
Prevailing wages, exemption from paying, prohibiting charging of fee when affidavit of wages paid is filed: * SHB 1254, CH 148 (2014)
Prevailing wages, public works, basing on nonpublic works data: HB 2209
Prevailing wages, public works, department to track surveys: HB 2692
Prevailing wages, public works, determinations of prevailing wage rates, revising department role: HB 1672, SB 5685
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption from requirements for certain distressed counties: SB 5727, SSB 5727
Prevailing wages, public works, industrial statistician to base on collective bargaining agreements or other methods: HB 2527
Prevailing wages, public works, modifying prevailing wage survey provisions, department role: SB 5686, SSB 5686
Prevailing wages, public works, surveys to use stratified random sampling: HB 2210, SB 6317, SSB 6317
Public works certified payroll records collection pilot project, department role: SB 5823
Rules, review of, department to conduct for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Scholarships offered by nonprofits, available to children and spouses of certain injured workers, information provided by department: * HB 1863, CH 134 (2013)
Training wage, director to establish procedures allowing employers to pay for specified period: HB 1150, SB 5275
Unions, information concerning union membership and dues rights, placement in workplace posters by department: HB 1461
Wage complaints and claims, collection procedures, department role: HB 1467, 2ESHB 1467, SB 5360
Wage-related laws, employer compliance with, department role in improving: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333, HB 2334, SB 5526
Wages, unpaid, alternative collection procedures, department role: * SSB 5360, CH 210 (2014)
Worker's compensation, auditing employers for industrial insurance compliance, restricting department's authority: HB 2731
Workers' compensation, establishing joint legislative task force on private competition in industrial insurance: SB 5675
Workers' compensation, high risk classifications in forest products industry, department to establish workers' compensation state fund high risk premium subsidy program: SB 5744
Workers' compensation, introducing private competition in industrial insurance coverage: SB 5675
Workers' compensation, logger safety initiative, department to report concerning: * ESSB 5744, CH 339 (2013)
Workers' compensation, permanent and total disability, limiting compensation to disabled worker's working years: SB 6526
Workers' compensation, self-insurance plans, authorizing group plans, department role: SB 6179, SSB 6179
Workers' compensation, studies of, department to contract for multiple independent studies: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Workers' compensation, vocational rehabilitation subcommittee recommendations, department role: EHB 1470, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 331 (2013)
LAKE AND BEACH MANAGEMENT DISTRICTS  (See LAKES AND RESERVOIRS; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT)
LAKES AND RESERVOIRS  LAKES AND RESERVOIRS RSS Feed
               
Docks, "substantial development" exceptions, amending fair market value limit: HB 1090, * ESHB 1090, CH 23 (2014)
Docks, boat ramps, and launches, adjusting dollar threshold under shoreline management act for substantial development for: SB 6368
Docks, pleasure craft-related, adjusting dollar threshold under shoreline management act for substantial development for: SSB 6368
Floatation devices used in state waters, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated: SB 5546
Hydraulic permits and projects, removal of sediment from freshwater by volunteers, exemption from permit requirement under certain conditions: HB 2021, SB 6027
Invasive species, aquatic, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Invasive species, integrated management approach and enforcement: HB 2458, SHB 2458, 2SHB 2458, SB 6040, * ESSB 6040, CH 202 (2014)
Lake and beach management districts, modifying provisions: HB 2218, SHB 2218, * ESB 6031, CH 85 (2014)
Lakes, with toxic algae blooms, allowing certain code cities to take action to address blooms in certain cases on state lands: ESB 5596
Public land adjacent to body of water, access to water by way of: HB 2342
Sediment, removal from freshwater by volunteers, exemption from hydraulic project permit requirement under certain conditions: HB 2021, SB 6027
LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT  LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES/PERMITS; ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; GROWTH MANAGEMENT)
Agricultural activities, critical areas used for, extending voluntary stewardship program county regulations review date: HB 2187, SHB 2187
Annexation, requiring approval of registered voters: SB 5013, SSB 5013
Brownfield properties, cleanup and reuse, providing state resources and oversight authority for local governments: SB 5201, SSB 5201
Brownfield properties, cleanup and reuse, using prioritized revenues under model toxics control act: SB 5296, SSB 5296, * 2E2SSB 5296, CH 1 (2013)
Communities, fully contained, clarifying requirements for payment of infrastructure for: HB 2078
Comprehensive plans and development regulations, cities and counties, allowing more time before certain penalties are possible: HB 1401, SB 5399, * SSB 5399, CH 275 (2013)
Comprehensive plans and development regulations, development proposals consistent with, SEPA categorical exemptions for: HB 2090
Comprehensive plans and development regulations, parts found invalid, invalidity of permitting under: HB 2234
Comprehensive plans, modifying certain requirements to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: HB 2804
Development proposals, SEPA categorical exemptions in certain cases: HB 2090
Development regulations, parts found invalid, invalidity of permitting under: HB 2234
Eminent domain, prohibiting use for economic development: SB 6089
Fully contained communities, clarifying requirements for payment of infrastructure for: HB 2078
Greenhouse gas emissions, reducing through land use and transportation requirement modifications: HB 2804
Growth management act, county authority to withdraw from planning under: * EHB 1224, CH 147 (2014), SB 5636, ESB 6194
Growth management act, local government compliance, allowing a showing of working toward complying: SB 5406
Growth management act, repealing: HB 1167
Growth management hearings board, land use law or planning practical application experience requirement for some members: SSB 5133, SB 6372
Growth management hearings board, land use law practice experience requirement for some members: SB 5133, SSB 5133, SB 6372
Infill development, comprehensive plans, SEPA categorical exemption extended to certain short plat and subdivision actions: HB 2595
Land use decisions, appeals of, prevailing party fees and costs, modifying court role in determining and awarding: SB 6534
Land use decisions, appeals of, prevailing party fees and costs, repealing statute: SSB 6534
Land use decisions, asserting claims in cases of damage caused by governmental acts, modifying deadline: SB 5579
Land use decisions, certain preliminary short plats, decision and application notice requirements: HB 2311
Land, agricultural, of long-term commercial significance, allowing certain compatible uses while prohibiting mitigation project siting: SB 5276
Private property rights, protecting from United Nations Agenda 21 policies: HB 1165, SB 5011
Undeveloped or underutilized lands, new industrial/manufacturing facility construction on, property tax exemption: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5816, SB 6096, SSB 6096, 2SSB 6096
Urban growth areas, territory added to, stay or suspension of vesting of land use activity applications: SHB 2245
Urban growth areas, territory added to, vesting of land use activity applications: HB 2245
LANDFILLS  (See HAZARDOUS WASTE; SOLID WASTE)
LANDLORD AND TENANT  LANDLORD AND TENANT RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING; MANUFACTURED HOUSING; MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
Defective conditions, residential rental premises, tenant remedies in cases of: SB 6030, SB 6143
Defendants under landlord-tenant acts, notified by alternative means of service, entering monetary judgments against: SB 5425
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Human trafficking, at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Keys, dwelling unit, landlord to maintain and safeguard master and duplicate keys: * ESHB 1647, CH 35 (2013)
Keys, leased premises, landlord to maintain and safeguard master and duplicate keys: HB 1647
Manufactured housing communities, manager training and certification requirements: HB 1590, SHB 1590, SB 5233, SSB 5233
Manufactured housing communities, rental renewal agreements, specifying minimum term of one year: SB 5522
Manufactured/mobile home communities, expanding duties and obligations of landlords: HB 2232
Manufactured/mobile homes and park model trailers, ownership taken by park landlord, responsibility for property taxes: * EHB 1493, CH 198 (2013)
Mobile and manufactured homes and park model trailers, ownership taken by park landlord, responsibility for property taxes: * EHB 1493, CH 198 (2013)
Mobile homes and park model trailers, ownership taken by park landlord, responsibility for property taxes: SB 5523, SSB 5523
Tenant screening service providers, information disclosure by, restrictions: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Tenants, at-will tenancies, when guilty of unlawful detainer: HB 1532, SB 5307
Tenants, deceased, personal property in leased premises, landlord procedures before and after tenant's death: HB 1520, SB 5306
Tenants, low-income, relocation assistance, modifying provisions: SB 6292
Tenants, screening reports, provisions: HB 2537, SHB 2537, SB 6291
Trespass in first degree, criminal, at rental properties, protections for tenants: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Trespass of a dwelling in foreclosure, criminal, gross misdemeanor: SSB 5280
Unlawful detainer, alternative means of service for plaintiff, procedures: * HB 1607, CH 3 (2014)
Unlawful detainer, outcomes from action of a tenant or applicant, restricting disclosure by tenant screening company: HB 1529
Unlawful detainer, tenant guilt when in default in payment of fees other than rent: SB 5426, SSB 5426
Unlawful detainer, tenants and at-will tenancies, provisions: HB 1532, SB 5307
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS  LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; FIREARMS; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS; UNIFORMED PERSONNEL)
Abuse or neglect of a child, by supervised persons, requiring various organizations to report to DSHS or law enforcement: * SB 5359, CH 273 (2013)
Agencies, criminal history record information compliance audits of criminal justice agencies: HB 1531, * SB 5466, CH 62 (2013)
Aircraft systems, public unmanned, establishing standards, protecting citizens, and reducing liability: HB 1771, SHB 1771, SB 6172, SSB 6172
Alcohol poisoning, involving person under age 21, limited immunity when seeking medical assistance: * HB 1404, CH 112 (2013)
Apartment owners' associations, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: * SB 5113, CH 269 (2013)
Apartment owners, associations of, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: HB 1592
Arresting without warrant, modifying provisions: HB 2057, * SHB 2057, CH 5 (2014)
Biological material from criminal investigations, preservation, requirements and study of standards for: HB 2468, SB 6310
Biological material from criminal investigations, preservation, study of standards for: SHB 2468
Border patrol, employee or agent of, restricting interviews of certain persons in custody by, conditions: HB 1874
Call location, wireless providers to provide location information to law enforcement responding to emergency: HB 1897, SHB 1897, 2SHB 1897
Chaplains for volunteer fire departments, retirement system membership: HB 1120
Chemical dependency diversions, Snohomish county pilot program to study: * 2SHB 2627, CH 128 (2014)
Chemical dependency, arresting 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
Collision reports by officers, information contained in reports as compiled and analyzed by state patrol, public disclosure: SB 5847
Condominium associations, speed limit enforcement by law enforcement personnel within communities: HB 1592, * SB 5113, CH 269 (2013)
Crisis intervention training for law enforcement officers, criminal justice training commission to provide: HB 1559, SHB 1559, SB 5532, SSB 5532
Deaths in law enforcement contexts, removing confidentiality of autopsy and postmortem reports and records: SB 5256
Deaths in law enforcement contexts, removing confidentiality requirement for coroners and medical examiners concerning autopsy and postmortem findings: * SSB 5256, CH 295 (2013)
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
Drivers' licenses, confidential, issuance for certain law enforcement purposes, including records provisions: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
Emergency law enforcement information, allowing use of digital outdoor advertising signs along state highways: HB 1408, SB 5304
Employees of law enforcement agencies, assault of employees in first and second degrees: SB 5058
Employees of law enforcement agencies, assault of employees in first degree: SSB 5058
Endangered persons, missing, adding to missing children clearinghouse: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Explosive actuated tactical devices, transportation and storage, exemption from Washington state explosives act requirements: SB 5264, * SSB 5264, CH 140 (2013)
Firearms, background checks, law enforcement role: HB 1588, SHB 1588, HB 1839, SHB 1839, SB 5282, * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013), SB 5625, SB 5711
Firearms, delivery to law enforcement officer, requirements: HB 2502, SB 6416
Firearms, sale by unlicensed person to another unlicensed person, law enforcement role in background check requirements: HB 1588, SHB 1588, SB 5625, SB 5711
Firearms, sale or transfer, exempting purchaser from criminal background check when producing law enforcement officer credentials or identification: SHB 1839
Firearms, voluntary temporary safekeeping with law enforcement, establishing process for: SB 5479
Foreign laws, prohibiting enforcement to avoid violating constitutional rights: HB 1392, SB 6118
Funding for law enforcement, distribution of marijuana excise tax revenues to cities and counties for: HB 2772
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Gangs, criminal street gangs, marijuana excise tax revenues to be used for additional officers monitoring: HB 2732
Gangs, gang data bases, exemption from public inspection and copying: SHB 1298, HB 1299, SB 5171
Global positioning system data showing criminal justice agency employee's or agent's residence, public records exemption for: HB 2128
Global positioning system data showing criminal justice agency employee's or agent's residence, public records exemption for, exceptions: SB 6217
Hospitals, requiring guarding of violent or sexual offenders or suspects by law enforcement: SB 5968
Human remains, person with knowledge of location, failure to report to law enforcement, gross misdemeanor: HB 1980
Human trafficking, at rental properties, law enforcement agency provisions: HB 1799, SB 5280, SSB 5280
Identicards, confidential, issuance for certain law enforcement purposes, including records provisions: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
Immigration detainer, detaining individual on basis of, prohibiting officers from, exception: HB 1874
Immigration warrant, administrative, arresting or detaining individual based on, prohibiting officers from: HB 1874
Immigrations and customs enforcement agency, employee or agent of, restricting interviews of certain persons in custody by, conditions: HB 1874
Indian tribal members, hunting-related enforcement actions against, general authority peace officer use of training module on tribal hunting rights prepared by attorney general's office: ESHB 1496
Informants, confidential, use by state or local law enforcement agencies: SB 5373
License plate automated recognition systems, restricting use to law enforcement agencies: HB 2606
Liquor control board, peace or enforcement officers of, authorizing admittance to law enforcement academy: SHB 2394
Liquor control board, peace or enforcement officers of, law enforcement academy training provisions: HB 1876, SHB 1876, HB 2394, SB 6130
Marijuana, excise tax revenues, distribution to cities and counties for additional officers: SB 6393
Marijuana, excise tax revenues, distribution to cities and counties for additional officers monitoring criminal street gangs: HB 2732
Metal theft, ongoing electronic statewide no-buy list database program, implementation by Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs: HB 1552, * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV
Metal theft, special enforcement efforts targeting, grant program to assist law enforcement to be established by Washington association of sheriffs and police chiefs: * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Motorcyclists, illegal profiling of, ending: SB 6432
Municipal officers, additional, funding with lodging tax revenue: SB 5049
Natural resources investigators, granting general law enforcement authority: HB 1399, ESHB 1399
Natural resources law enforcement, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands managed by department of natural resources: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Natural resources law enforcement, merging department of natural resources officers with department of fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Northway, Mike, Spokane county sheriff's deputy, honoring: * HR 4646 (2013)
O'Connell, Trooper Sean M., Jr., commending for his exemplary service: * HR 4657 (2013), * SR 8663 (2013)
Officers, assault of officer in first and second degrees: SB 5058
Officers, assault of officer in first degree: SSB 5058
Peace officers, reimbursement of training agency by hiring agency for basic law enforcement training received by officer: HB 1802, SHB 1802
Peace officers, removal or discharge for illegal act or act of dishonesty or untruthfulness, just cause provisions: HB 1825, SB 5668
Peace officers, revocation or denial of certification of, adding criteria for: SB 6218
Peace officers, using less lethal weapon, immunity from liability: HB 1678
Police officers, collective bargaining, interest arbitration panel determinations for uniformed personnel: HB 1540
Police vehicle, attempting to elude, sentencing enhancement for, to be mandatory: HB 2549, SHB 2549
Ramstead, Erik, Everson police chief, recognizing lasting legacy of: * HR 4618 (2013)
Reserve peace officers, commissioned, evaluation and data collection concerning: HB 2705, SHB 2705
Sex crimes, exploitation of children and promoting prostitution, agency seizure and forfeiture of property connected with, use of proceeds: SB 6017, SSB 6017
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program pilot project to be conducted by: SSB 5912, * E2SSB 5912, CH 35 (2013)
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program to be administered by: SSB 5912
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, 24/7 sobriety program to be co-administered by: * E2SSB 5912, CH 35 (2013)
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, jail register data to be available to: SB 6094, SSB 6094
Sheriffs, duplicate receipts for payments, repealing requirement: HB 1274, ESHB 1274
Sheriffs, lethal removal of wolves declared an imminent threat to commercial livestock: SB 5188
Sheriffs, Spokane county sheriff’s office, honoring deputies Matt Spink and Mike Northway: * HR 4646 (2013)
Sheriffs, waiving fees for service of writ of habeas corpus for return of child: HB 1119
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol: HB 1689, SB 5602, SSB 5602
Smoking in moving or parked motor vehicle carrying a minor, prohibiting, enforcement as secondary action with verbal warning: SB 5230
Spink, Matt, Spokane county sheriff's deputy, honoring: * HR 4646 (2013)
State park rangers, vesting with police powers, including law enforcement academy training provisions: HB 1875, SHB 1875
State patrol, academy, admitting peace or enforcement officers of liquor control board: HB 1876, SHB 1876
State patrol, academy, admitting state park rangers from parks and recreation commission: HB 1875, SHB 1875
State patrol, biofuel and biodiesel use requirements, exemption: HB 2091
State patrol, central registry of firearm offenders, provisions concerning information forwarding and maintaining of registry: HB 1612
State patrol, collision report information as compiled and analyzed by, public disclosure: SB 5847
State patrol, competitive salaries and benefits, requiring: SB 6490
State patrol, consolidating mental health involuntary commitment information at department of licensing and state patrol for firearm background check purposes: SB 5282
State patrol, consolidating mental health involuntary commitment information for firearm background check purposes, work group to make proposal: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
State patrol, conviction records, fees for disseminating: HB 2138
State patrol, electricity use requirements, exemption: HB 2091
State patrol, establishing safety standards and performance requirements for operation of autonomous vehicles on public roads: HB 1439
State patrol, felony firearm offense convictions, provisions concerning information forwarding and maintaining of database of offenders: * SHB 1612, CH 183 (2013)
State patrol, identification and criminal history section, criminal history record information compliance audits of criminal justice agencies: HB 1531, * SB 5466, CH 62 (2013)
State patrol, officer salary and benefits, comparability with other law enforcement agencies: HB 2487, SB 6071
State patrol, participation in business license center: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
State patrol, placing limits on tow truck operator private impound rates in connection with state patrol-originated calls: * ESHB 1625, CH 37 (2013)
State patrol, regulation of motor carriers transporting hazardous materials: * HB 2137, CH 154 (2014), SB 5979
State patrol, requesting renaming of Skagit river bridge as the Trooper No. 1076, Sean M. O'Connell Memorial Bridge: HJM 4003
State patrol, role of chief in adopting standards to allow students to be in school buildings for before- and after-school programs: SHB 1852, HB 1968, * ESHB 1968, CH 227 (2013)
State patrol, services provided for demonstration highway projects, overtime compensation to count as salary for retirement purposes: HB 1904, SB 5832
State patrol, task force on missing and exploited children, repealing advisory board provision: HB 2712
State patrol, to develop and implement "silver alert plan" for recovering certain senior citizens: HB 1689, SB 5602
State patrol, to develop and implement "silver alert plan" for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602
State patrol, Trooper Sean M. O'Connell Jr., commending for his exemplary service: * HR 4657 (2013), * SR 8663 (2013)
Students, searching on school grounds, applying reasonable suspicion standard: HJR 4209, SJR 8203
Students, searching on school grounds, warrantless search exception, to include school resource officers and local police school liaison officers: SB 5618, SB 6023, SSB 6023
Vehicle accident reports, information contained in, confidentiality: SB 5847
LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS' AND FIREFIGHTERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM (LEOFF)  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
LAWYERS  (See ATTORNEYS)
LEASEHOLD EXCISE TAX  (See TAXES - LEASEHOLD EXCISE TAX)
LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT  LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT RSS Feed
               
Aerospace industry, certain sales and use tax exemption expansion and certain tax preference extensions, committee to review: HB 2089, SHB 2089, SB 5952, * ESSB 5952, CH 2 (2013)
Agency expenditures, for advertising and marketing, committee to conduct analysis: HB 1373
Back-to-school clothing and school supply items sales and use tax exemptions, committee to conduct economic impact study: HB 1329, SB 5529
Beekeepers, tax relief for, committee to evaluate: SHB 1558, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Committees, education, recommendations to committees by audit and review committee concerning school district compliance reports: SB 6241
Federal funding programs requiring changes in state law or rules, joint committee to report concerning: SB 6512
Federal funding programs requiring changes in state law, joint committee to report concerning: ESSB 6512
Habitat and recreation lands, acquisition by state, committee study of certain state agencies: SB 6052
Hog fuel, sales and use tax exemptions, committee to review performance of preference: SHB 1663, 2SHB 1663, SB 5866, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Industrial/manufacturing facilities, property tax exemption for new construction on undeveloped or underutilized lands, committee to report on: SHB 1443
K-12 professional development for teachers and principals, committee to analyze: HB 1252, ESHB 1252
New businesses in high growth sectors, business and occupation tax deduction, committee to review impact of preference: SHB 1693, 2SHB 1693
New businesses, business and occupation tax credit, committee to review and report concerning: HB 2052
Outsourcing services to private sector or nonprofit, establishing taxpayer protection act concerning, joint committee role: HB 2743, SHB 2743, 2SHB 2743, SB 6548
School day, use by school districts, committee to conduct analysis and submit report: SSB 5588
Student assessments, multistate consortia-developed, committee role in examining student records privacy issues: HB 2133
Tax preferences, creating, expanding, or extending various, role of committee in connection with: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Tax preferences, implementing joint committee recommendations: SB 5041
Washington state health insurance pool, committee to review chapter 48.41 RCW and provide recommendations: SB 5449
Workers' compensation audit, including certain retrospective rating plan scheduling authority: HB 1316, SB 5112
LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD  LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Complaints and investigations, modifying provisions: SB 5577, * ESSB 5577, CH 190 (2013)
Eliminating board and transferring duties to public disclosure commission: HB 1005
LEGISLATIVE EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM COMMITTEE  LEGISLATIVE EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM COMMITTEE RSS Feed
               
Contracts, for capital and transportation projects, providing information online, committee role: HB 2104
Expenditure information web site, searchable state, links or access to annual state fee inventory, committee role: * SB 5751, CH 63 (2013)
State expenditure information web site, searchable, adding current and future capital project and transportation project investments: EHB 1733, * HB 2058, CH 327 (2013), * HCR 4406 (2013)
LEGISLATURE  LEGISLATURE RSS Feed
               (See also BONDS; BUDGET; LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT; LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD; LEGISLATIVE EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM COMMITTEE; NAMED ACTS; REDISTRICTING COMMISSION)
Administrative rules review committee, joint, increasing rule review responsibilities: HB 2293
Adult behavioral health services, reform of, task force convened by legislature to examine: SB 5732, SSB 5732, * 2SSB 5732, CH 338 (2013)
Agency rule making, legislature to provide specific grants of legislative authority through legislation: HB 1163
Agency rule making, regulating of greenhouse gas emissions, prohibiting without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Agency rule making, requiring legislative approval of certain rules: HJR 4204
Agency rule making, specified economic impact notification by agency and enactment into law by legislature: HB 1162, HB 1163
Aging and disability issues, joint legislative executive committee on, establishment: HB 1631, SB 5519, SSB 5519
Agreements between agencies and federal government, reporting to legislature: HB 1094
Appropriations legislation, public and legislative review period for omnibus appropriations bills: HB 1721
Ballot propositions, public hearings on, authorizing: SB 6164, SSB 6164
Basic education, appropriations, relationship of legislation to omnibus operating appropriations act: HB 1174
Best, Judi, recognizing: * SR 8705 (2014)
Bills and other legislation, cutoff dates: * HCR 4401 (2013)
Bills and resolutions, requirements for fiscal notes prior to voting on final passage in certain cases: SB 5640
Bills and resolutions, requiring citation of constitutional authority: HB 1163
Bills, capital appropriations, disclosure of estimated state debt service costs: SB 5132
Bills, capital appropriations, requiring a summary for each legislative district with each: SB 5716
Bills, creating new tax preferences, requiring tax preference performance statement: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Bills, creating or extending tax preferences, requiring legislative intent provisions: ESB 5843
Bills, emergency clauses, requiring sixty percent majority vote of both houses: SJR 8206
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 first special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 third special session: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first special sessions, reintroduction for 2013 second special session: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and special sessions, reintroduction for 2014 regular session: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular session, reintroduction for 2013 first special session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 second special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 third special session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2014 regular session, returning to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
Bills, notice and waiting periods: HB 2369, SB 6560
Bills, title-only, prohibiting: HB 2369, SB 6560
Bills, with fiscal impacts, requiring expiration unless funding is provided: SB 5869
Bond authorization bill, governor role in preparing for debt issuance proposed in budget documents: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
British Columbia legislative internship program, recognizing: * SR 8632 (2013), * SR 8675 (2014)
British Columbia parliamentary internship program, recognizing: * HR 4628 (2013), * HR 4676 (2014)
Career education, legislative task force on career education opportunities, establishment: HB 2051
Caucus political committees, accounts of, public disclosure commission audits and investigations: SB 6165
Child care improvements for the future, legislative task force on, establishment: HB 1671, SHB 1671, SB 5595, SSB 5595, * 2SSB 5595, CH 337 (2013)
Committee hearings, notice of, requirements: SB 6561
Committees, education, submission of school district compliance reports to: SB 6241
Committees, opening to the public: HB 2369, SB 6560
Committees, senate, amending facilities and operations committee rules: SR 8607
Committees, senate, amending rules: * SR 8606 (2013), SR 8607
Constitutional authority, federal or state, requiring citation in legislation: HB 1163
Cutoff dates: * SCR 8408 (2014)
Cutoff resolution, amending to exclude matters affecting state revenue: * SCR 8402 (2013)
Dairy day at the legislature, celebrating: * SR 8674 (2014)
Districts, legislative and congressional, redistricting plan deadline for approval by redistricting commission, advancing: SB 5795, SJR 8210
Districts, legislative and congressional, requiring competitive districts in redistricting plan: SB 5842
Doors of each house, requiring that they always be open: HJR 4217
Early learning, legislative task force on, establishment along with associated technical working group: HB 1723, SHB 1723
Economic development finance authority, legislative members to be nonvoting: HB 2417, SB 6169
Economic resilience of manufacturing in Washington, joint task force on, establishment: HB 2580
Economic resilience of maritime and manufacturing in Washington, joint task force on, establishment: SHB 2580, * E2SHB 2580, CH 127 (2014)
Education financing reform, local, joint task force on, creation: SB 6499, ESSB 6499
Education funding, joint task force on, implementing first biennium spending plan recommendations of: SB 5573
Educator compensation, joint select committee on, creating: SB 5901, SSB 5901
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 6305, SSB 6305
Elected officials, ethics defense trust funds, creation by state officer holding elective office: SB 6448
Elected officials, retirement benefit calculations, modifying relevant PERS plans 2 and 3 compensation definitions: SB 6459, SSB 6459
Election campaign contributions, expanding applicability to legislators of limitations on soliciting or accepting: SB 5988
Election campaign contributions, requesting U.S. constitutional amendment to return regulatory authority to congress and state legislatures: HJM 4001, SJM 8002
Electrical code, joint legislative task force concerning, creating: HB 2213, SB 6019
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of, constitutional amendment to clarify: HJR 4212, SJR 8211
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of, role of legislature: HB 2124, HJR 4212, SB 5971, SJR 8211
Energy supply and energy conservation, joint committee on, role in shaping state energy policy: HB 2183, SHB 2183
Ethics defense trust funds, creation by state officers: SSB 6448
Ethics, legislator newsletters and other public resource uses, exempting from prohibitions: SB 5019
Facilities review council, creation as advisory group to legislature: HB 2719, SHB 2719
Family leave insurance program, establishing joint legislative task force on family and medical leave insurance: ESB 5903
Firearms safety and violence reduction in relation to public health and safety, task force on, legislature to convene: SB 5714
Fiscal analysis, convening work group concerning establishment of nonpartisan fiscal analysis agency on behalf of legislature: HB 2252, SB 5638
Fiscal notes, bills with, requiring expiration of legislative enactments with fiscal impacts unless funding is provided: SB 5869
Fiscal notes, dealing with corrections, child welfare, and mental health issues, to include fiscal impacts on other program expenditures: HB 2252, SB 5638
Fiscal notes, requirements prior to voting on final passage of certain bills and resolutions: SB 5640
Forecasts, economic and revenue, shifting to same date during both long and short legislative sessions: HB 2062, SB 5910
Gambling in state, legislature to retain sole authority to approve expansion of gambling activities: HB 1295
Gardner, Booth, former Governor, joint legislative session to honor: * SCR 8403 (2013)
Gifts from lobbyists, food and beverages, ethics boards to define limits: SB 6414
Gifts from lobbyists, food and refreshments, reporting requirements for lobbyists and their employers: HB 2727, HB 2768
Growth management hearings board, senate confirmation of members: SB 5001
Gubernatorial appointments of legislators to certain boards, commissions, and councils, restrictions: SB 5004
Hayward, Allen, honoring: * HR 4605 (2013)
HB 2056, correcting definition of marijuana THC concentration, directing that bill be considered: * HCR 4405 (2013)
Health care implementation and oversight, joint select committee on, establishing: HB 2568
Health care oversight, joint select committee on, abolishing: HB 2568
Health care oversight, joint select committee on, establishing: * E2SHB 2572, CH 223 (2014) PV, SCR 8401
Health care oversight, joint select committee on, establishing, with expiration date: * ESSCR 8401 (2013)
Health reform implementation, joint select committee on, abolishing: * ESSCR 8401 (2013)
Higher education access for students with disabilities, legislative task force on improving, establishing: SB 5180, * SSB 5180, CH 231 (2013)
Higher education committee, joint, abolishing: HB 1048, SHB 1048
Higher education funding formula legislative task force, establishing: SHB 1624
House business during interims, conducting: HR 4655, * HR 4704 (2014)
House members, voting of, member statements in house journal concerning votes and absences: * HR 4659 (2014)
House organized, notification of governor: * HR 4601 (2013), HR 4658
House rules, permanent: * EHR 4608 (2013), * HR 4659 (2014)
House rules, temporary: * HR 4600 (2013)
House, election of members, house and legislative district population and location provisions: HB 1121
Industrial insurance, joint legislative task force on private competition in industrial insurance, establishing: SB 5675
Information technology expenditures, by legislative agencies, evaluation and approval of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Joint rules, adoption: * HCR 4400 (2013)
Joint session to honor former Governor Booth Gardner: * SCR 8403 (2013)
Joint session, state of state message: * HCR 4414 (2014)
Joint sessions: * HCR 4402 (2013), * SCR 8400 (2013)
Journal, requiring publication of all proceedings: HJR 4217
Juvenile sentencing task force, legislature to convene: SB 6390, SSB 6390
Legislators, job leave provision for legislative service, requirements: HB 2473
Legislators, to be ex officio voting members of certain local transportation boards: SB 6119
Legislators, to be voting members of certain local transportation boards: HB 2648
Legislators, traffic violations by, application of Article II, section 16 of state constitution: HB 2289
Local education financing reform, joint task force on, establishing: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Marriage, solemnizations of, authorizing without requiring elected officials to perform: HB 1589
Mental health system, reform of, task force convened by legislature to examine: SB 5150
Newsletters, exempting from public resource use prohibitions: SB 5019
Nuclear power, creating joint select task force on nuclear energy to study: SB 5991, SSB 5991
Omnibus appropriations bills, public and legislative review period: HB 1721
Omnibus operating appropriations act, requiring three-fifths vote for approval: HJR 4211
Preferences, legislative intent, review, and expiration provisions: ESB 5843
Preferences, tax preference performance statement, review, and expiration provisions: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Public disclosure commission, terminating existing members and replacing through appointment by legislative party leaders: SB 6323
Representative Gary Alexander, honoring: * HR 4669 (2014)
Representative Larry Crouse, recognizing: * HR 4697 (2014)
Representative Mary Helen Roberts, saluting: * HR 4700 (2014)
Representative Mike Hope, recognizing: * HR 4702 (2014)
Salaries of legislators and governor, restricting changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SSJR 8212
Salaries of legislators, fixing at average starting salary of elementary school science teacher: HB 2655
Salaries of legislators, restricting changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SJR 8212
Schools, joint task force on public school construction funding, establishing: SSB 6451
Senate business during interim, conducting: * SR 8662 (2013), * SR 8722 (2014)
Senate organized, notification of governor: * SR 8600 (2013), * SR 8666 (2014)
Senate rules, amending rules concerning committees: * SR 8606 (2013)
Senate rules, permanent: * SR 8601 (2013), SR 8602
Senate rules, permanent rule 41: * ESR 8670 (2014)
Senate rules, permanent rule 7: * SR 8699 (2014)
Senate rules, permanent rules 41 and 56: * SR 8667 (2014)
Senator Bottiger, R. Ted, honoring the life and legacy of: * SR 8692 (2014)
Senator Carrell, Mike, remembering life and legacy of: * HR 4656 (2013), * SR 8664 (2013)
Senator Delvin, Jerome, honoring: * SR 8612 (2013)
Senator Fleming, George, celebrating accomplishments of: * SR 8683 (2014)
Senator Morton, Bob, honoring: * SR 8610 (2013)
Senator Shin, Paull, honoring life and work of: * SR 8680 (2014)
Senator Wojahn, Lorraine, honoring: * SR 8628 (2013)
Session, 2013 first special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4409 (2013)
Session, 2013 first special, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular session: * HCR 4407 (2013)
Session, 2013 first special, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4408 (2013)
Session, 2013 regular, adjourning SINE DIE: * SCR 8405 (2013)
Session, 2013 regular, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8404 (2013)
Session, 2013 second special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4412 (2013)
Session, 2013 second special, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first special sessions: * HCR 4410 (2013)
Session, 2013 second special, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2013)
Session, 2013 third special, adjourning SINE DIE: * SCR 8407 (2013)
Session, 2013 third special, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and first and second special sessions: * HCR 4413 (2013)
Session, 2013 third special, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8406 (2013)
Session, 2014 regular, adjourning SINE DIE: * SCR 8411 (2014)
Session, 2014 regular, cutoff dates: * SCR 8408 (2014)
Session, 2014 regular, reintroduction of bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2013 regular and special sessions: * HCR 4415 (2014)
Session, 2014 regular, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * SCR 8410 (2014)
Sessions, house business during interims: HR 4655, * HR 4704 (2014)
Sessions, regular sessions in odd-numbered years, limiting to ninety days: HJR 4208
Sessions, senate business during interim: * SR 8662 (2013), * SR 8722 (2014)
Sine Die, 2013 first special session: * HCR 4409 (2013)
Sine Die, 2013 regular session: * SCR 8405 (2013)
Sine Die, 2013 second special session: * HCR 4412 (2013)
Sine Die, 2013 third special session: * SCR 8407 (2013)
Sine Die, 2014 regular session: * SCR 8411 (2014)
Social investment steering committee, Washington, establishment by legislature: HB 2337, SHB 2337
Tax appeals process, the reform of the, joint task force on, creating: SSB 6175
Tax increase legislation, two-thirds majority for approval: HJR 4201, HJR 4206, HR 4629, 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, imposing: HJR 4213
Tortious conduct by state agencies, oversight through legislative hearings: SB 6274, SSB 6274
Transfer of public lands, joint select committee on, establishment: HB 2268
Transportation committee, joint, convening work group to study personal transportation services: HB 2782
Tuition, resident undergraduate rates, establishing legislative task force on resident undergraduate tuition: SSB 6043
Water supply and integrated water management, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 6516
Water supply, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SB 6516
Women in leadership in Washington state, recognizing: * SR 8707 (2014), * SR 8712 (2014)
Women legislators, honoring the legacy of: * SR 8616 (2013)
LIABILITY  (See CIVIL PROCEDURE)
LIBRARIES  LIBRARIES RSS Feed
               
Cle Elum public library, honoring the one hundredth year of the: * HR 4662 (2014)
Fund-raising activity, certain personal property purchased or received as prize from library as part of, use tax exemption: SSB 5865, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Fund-raising activity, personal property purchases from library as part of, use tax exemption: SB 5865
Librarians, selection process for, modifying in certain rural county library districts: HB 2522
School library information and technology programs, provisions: HB 2560, SB 6105, SSB 6105
LICENSE PLATES  (See LICENSING, DEPARTMENT; MOTOR VEHICLES)
LICENSING, DEPARTMENT  LICENSING, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES; IDENTIFICATION; MOTOR VEHICLES)
Appraisal management companies, surety bond minimum penal sum: HB 1012
Appraisal management companies, surety bond minimum penal sum and bond alternatives: * SHB 1012, CH 90 (2013)
Body art, body piercing, tattooing, and permanent cosmetics, modifying licensing and regulatory provisions: HB 2162, SHB 2162
Child support, noncompliance-based suspension of licenses, provisions: HB 1227, SB 6485
Communication access real-time translation providers, certification and regulation by department: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5364, SSB 5364
Cosmetology, barbering, esthetics, and manicuring advisory board, adding hair design to name of board: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics, rules for online learning: HB 1038, ESHB 1038, SB 5779, SB 5996, SSB 5996
Cosmetology, training and licensure requirements: HB 2237, SHB 2237, SB 6144, SSB 6144
Derelict vessel removal program, department to create database for various relevant violations: HB 2457
Discover pass, purchase option when applying for vehicle registration, department role in procedures: SB 5266
Engineers, registration renewal, department administration of continuing professional development requirements: HB 1231, SHB 1231
Esthetics, master esthetics and master estheticians, licensing and practice provisions: HB 1779, * SHB 1779, CH 187 (2013)
Farm vehicles, registration exemption, applying for farm exempt license plate: SB 5164
Firearms, sale by unlicensed person to another unlicensed person, department role in background check requirements: HB 1588, SB 5625, SB 5711
Food distributors, pass-through wholesale, department to issue license to sellers of prepackaged food delivered directly to consumers: HB 1827, SB 6388
For hire vehicle businesses, vehicle operator permits and certificates, provisions concerning unfair competition practices: HB 1702
Identicards, for incarcerated offenders, pilot program, creation and implementation by department: HB 2518, SHB 2518
Identification, state-issued, applicant proof of citizenship or lawful presence in U.S.: SB 5012
Identification, state-issued, applicant proof of Washington residency: HB 1041
Identification, temporary homeless identification card, issuance by department: HB 2416
License plates, adding fee for each plate when renewing vehicle registration: SHB 1726
License plates, attachment to car, modifying requirements: SB 5785
License plates, automated recognition systems, restricting use to law enforcement agencies: HB 2606
License plates, change of ownership: HB 2361
License plates, confidential, provisions concerning records: HB 1832, SB 5591, * SSB 5591, CH 336 (2013)
License plates, farm exempt plate, application procedures: SB 5164
License plates, front, exception to requirement when registered owner pays administrative fee: HB 1951
License plates, issuance of single plate: HB 2362
License plates, original issue, use of fees for major freight corridors: HB 1954
License plates, original issue, use of fees for removal of certain fish passage barriers: SB 5920
License plates, personalized, use of additional registration fee for payment of claims for compensation due to certain damage caused by wildlife: * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
License plates, replacement or retention, allowing option and modifying related provisions: SHB 1726, SB 5785, * 2ESSB 5785, CH 80 (2014)
License plates, replacement, eliminating periodic requirement: HB 1387, SHB 1726, SB 5016
License plates, replacement, shifting to every ten years and increasing fee: HB 1726
License plates, special, breast cancer awareness plates: * HB 2700, CH 77 (2014)
License plates, special, Congressional Medal of Honor plates, modifying provisions: * EHB 2397, CH 181 (2014), HB 2420, SHB 2420, SB 6150, SSB 6150
License plates, special, gold star plates: EHB 1132, SB 5152, * SSB 5152, CH 286 (2013), * SB 5161, CH 137 (2013)
License plates, special, gold star plates, authorizing purchase by eligible family members of deceased armed forces member: EHB 1132
License plates, special, gold star plates, authorizing purchase by member of deceased armed forces member's family: * SB 5161, CH 137 (2013)
License plates, special, intermittent-use trailer plates: HB 1902, SHB 1902, E2SHB 1902
License plates, special, National Rifle Association plates: SB 5604
License plates, special, persons with disabilities, provisions concerning improper display, illegal obtainment, and unauthorized use: HB 1946, SHB 1946, HB 2463, * ESHB 2463, CH 124 (2014)
License plates, special, required purchase by scrap metal licensees as part of scrap metal licensing process: HB 1552, * ESHB 1552, CH 322 (2013) PV, HB 1756
License plates, special, revenue provisions, modifying: SHB 1726
License plates, special, Seattle Sounders FC and Seattle Seahawks license plates: SB 5152, * SSB 5152, CH 286 (2013)
License plates, special, Seattle University plates: * HB 2100, CH 6 (2014), SB 5259
License plates, special, support public schools plates, creating: SB 5440
License plates, special, Washington state tree plates: EHB 2752
License plates, special, Washington's wolves license plates: HB 1219, HB 1500, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5193, SSB 5193, SB 5299
License plates, switching or flipping, gross misdemeanor: HB 1944, * ESHB 1944, CH 135 (2013)
Limousine businesses, chauffeurs for, modifying provisions concerning certain violations by: HB 1702
Mental health involuntary commitment information, consolidating at department of licensing and state patrol for firearm background check purposes: SB 5282
Mental health involuntary commitment information, consolidating for firearm background check purposes, work group to make proposal: * SSB 5282, CH 216 (2013)
Military training and experience, expanding use for satisfying requirements for professional license, certification, registration, or permit: HB 1859, SB 5970
Motor vehicle liability insurance, financial responsibility, modifying provisions: HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 17 (2014), HB 2713, SB 6270, SSB 6270
Motor vehicle liability insurance, proof of sufficient, department to establish random sampling program: HB 1803
Motor vehicles, certificate of title and registration transactions, authorizing dealer performance of subagent functions for: SB 5890
Motor vehicles, certificates of title, off-road, nonhighway, and wheeled all-terrain vehicles: HB 2675, SHB 2675
Motor vehicles, certificates of title, quick title processing by subagents: * HB 2674, CH 12 (2014), SB 6457
Motor vehicles, certificates of title, transaction service fee to fund ferry replacement: SHB 1129, * E2SHB 1129, CH 59 (2014)
Motor vehicles, certificates of title, use of certain fees for transportation funding: ESHB 1954, SB 5920
Motor vehicles, dealers, authorizing dealer performance of subagent functions for certificate of title and registration transactions: SB 5890
Motor vehicles, dealers, licensing of, fingerprint background checks: HB 2534
Motor vehicles, fees, modifying provisions concerning various: SB 5857, ESSB 5857, SB 6577
Motor vehicles, for hire vehicles and for hire vehicle operators, provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Motor vehicles, hybrid, additional fee at time of annual vehicle registration renewal: SB 5857
Motor vehicles, insurance and financial responsibility program, modifying provisions: HB 2713
Motor vehicles, insurance and financial responsibility program, transferring to department: HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 17 (2014), SB 6270, SSB 6270
Motor vehicles, license applicants with certain large vehicles, imposing freight project fee: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, SB 5920, SB 6577
Motor vehicles, license fees, initial and renewal, modifying distribution: HB 2488, SB 5841
Motor vehicles, limousine businesses, provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Motor vehicles, owner information, requests by vehicle wreckers, fee exemption: HB 2482, SB 6205
Motor vehicles, ownership records, using service fee for transportation funding: ESHB 1954
Motor vehicles, registration and certificate of title transactions, authorizing dealer performance of subagent functions for: SB 5890
Motor vehicles, registration, imposing additional motor vehicle excise tax at time of registration renewal: HB 1954, ESHB 1954
Motor vehicles, registration, imposition of fee by transportation benefit districts: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, HB 1959, SHB 1959, SB 5861, SB 5920
Motor vehicles, registration, modifying snowmobile license fees: HB 2002, SHB 2002, E2SHB 2002, SB 5889, * ESSB 5889, CH 30 (2014)
Motor vehicles, registration, service fee to be collected at time of renewal: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, SB 5920
Motor vehicles, registration, service fee to fund ferry replacement: SHB 1129, * E2SHB 1129, CH 59 (2014)
Motor vehicles, registration, vehicle license fee, payment of motor vehicle weight fee: SB 6577
Motor vehicles, report of sale, using service fee for transportation funding: ESHB 1954
Motor vehicles, reports of sale, filing and effective date provisions, modifying: ESSB 5857
Motor vehicles, taxicab businesses, provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Motorcycle road guard certificate, department of licensing to create and issue: HB 2494, SB 6256
Motorcycles, electric, registration renewal fee for: HB 2689, SHB 2689, SB 6296, SSB 6296
Motorcycles, original issue license plates, use of fees for major freight corridors: HB 1954
Motorcycles, original issue license plates, use of fees for removal of certain fish passage barriers: SB 5920
Motorcycles, safety education, department to allow private skills education programs to offer: HB 1379, SHB 1379, SB 5274, * SSB 5274, CH 33 (2013)
Natural gas, compressed or liquefied, department to convene work group of stakeholders: SHB 2753, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Off-road vehicles, including nonhighway and wheeled all-terrain vehicles, certificates of title: HB 2675, SHB 2675
Parking, special privileges for persons with disabilities, defining satisfactory proof for renewal purposes: SB 5957
Parking, special privileges, authorizing accessible van rental companies to apply for: SHB 1946, HB 2463, * ESHB 2463, CH 124 (2014)
Permanent cosmetics, licensing and regulatory provisions: HB 2162, SHB 2162
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Process servers, regulating of, department to conduct sunrise review of need for: HB 2391
Real estate appraisers, inactive certification, license, or registration status: HB 2381, SB 6251
Real estate appraisers, trainee applicants and existing credential holders, fingerprint-based background checks: HB 1740, SHB 1740
Real-time captioners, certification and regulation by department: HB 1511, SHB 1511, SB 5364, SSB 5364
Registration and certificates of title for motor vehicles, authorizing dealer performance of subagent functions for: SB 5890
Registration, electric motorcycles, renewal fee for: HB 2689, SHB 2689, SB 6296, SSB 6296
Registration, hybrid motor vehicles, additional fee at time of annual vehicle registration renewal: SB 5857
Registration, motor vehicles, change of ownership: HB 2361
Registration, motor vehicles, failure to register in state, allowing suspension or reduction of fine: HB 2372, SHB 2372
Registration, motor vehicles, imposing additional motor vehicle excise tax at time of registration renewal: HB 1954
Registration, motor vehicles, imposition of fee by transportation benefit districts: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, HB 1959, SHB 1959, SB 5861, SB 5920
Registration, motor vehicles, modifying renewal requirements: * HB 2741, CH 197 (2014), SB 6456
Registration, motor vehicles, service fee to be collected at time of renewal: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, SB 5920
Registration, motor vehicles, voluntary donation to organ and tissue donation awareness account, department to market benefits of: HB 1726, SHB 1726
Registration, snowmobiles, modifying snowmobile license fees: HB 2002, SHB 2002, E2SHB 2002, SB 5889, * ESSB 5889, CH 30 (2014)
Registration, title, and permitting services, collection of additional service fees and county option to disapprove collection: SB 5515
Registration, vehicle license fees for initial and renewal, modifying distribution: HB 2488, SB 5841
Registration, wheeled all-terrain vehicles, requirements for registrations and metal tags: SHB 2675
Rule making by department, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Security guards, private, licensing of, fingerprint background checks: HB 2534
Studded tires, use of, department issuance of permit and charging of annual permit fee: SB 5583
Studded tires, use of, issuance of permit and payment of permit fee: SB 5857, ESSB 5857
Subagents for motor vehicle certificate of title and registration transactions, authorizing dealer performance of functions of: SB 5890
Tow truck operators, not regulated under chapter 46.55 RCW, regulation of: HB 2663
Traffic offenders, habitual, removing certified mail requirement for notifications: HB 1225
Traffic safety education requirements, online option for, department to establish pilot project: SB 6503
Traffic safety education, young driver risk prevention traffic safety course, department role: SB 6503
Uniform commercial code, article 2, consumer express warranty protections: SB 6441
Uniform commercial code, article 4A, clarifying relationship to electronic fund transfer act: HB 1115, * SHB 1115, CH 118 (2013)
Uniform commercial code, article 4A, technical changes: HB 1115, * SHB 1115, CH 118 (2013)
Uniform commercial code, article 9A, financing statements to perfect security interests, amending provisions: ESB 5183
Vessels, nonresident permitting provisions: HB 1366, SB 5241, SB 6581
Wrestling events, theatrical, department to conduct review of need for regulation of: HB 2573
Yellow dot program for motor vehicles, department role: HB 1002
LIFE SCIENCES DISCOVERY FUND AUTHORITY  LIFE SCIENCES DISCOVERY FUND AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               
Life sciences discovery fund, funding agricultural production-based research using revenues from property taxation of marijuana-related trademarks, etc.: HB 1976
Washington global health technologies and product development competitiveness program, board of directors to contract with authority to implement and manage program: SHB 2029
Washington global health technologies and product development competitiveness program, eliminating of board of directors, authority's role in administering of program: HB 2029
LIGHTING  LIGHTING RSS Feed
               
Bulbs, incandescent, Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act: HB 2476
Mercury-containing light product stewardship program, repealing program and account: SB 5658
Mercury-containing lights, producers to pay registration and administration fees for reimbursing documented recycling and administrative costs: SB 5658
Mercury-containing lights, product stewardship organizations, provisions: HB 1444, HB 2246, * ESHB 2246, CH 119 (2014), SB 6177, SSB 6177
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES RSS Feed
               
Firearms ammunition, parts, and accessories, manufacturers of, exemption from limited liability company fees: HB 2020
Mergers, corporate entity conversions from or to limited liability companies: * SB 5999, CH 83 (2014)
LIMOUSINES  (See BUSINESSES; MOTOR VEHICLES; TRANSPORTATION)
LIQUOR  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD)
LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD  LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
Auction buyers of former state stores, applying for refund of successful bid and selling inventory to spirits retail license holders, authorizing: HB 2026
Auction buyers of former state stores, exempting from spirits retail license issuance fee: HB 2019, * ESSB 5644, CH 12 (2013)
Beer and wine sampling and serving at qualifying farmers markets, definition: * SB 6514, CH 105 (2014)
Beer and wine sampling at farmers markets, conducted by microbreweries and wineries, allowing, board role: * SB 5674, CH 238 (2013)
Beer and/or wine specialty shops, license endorsement to sell craft distillery products: HB 1133, SB 5731
Beer and/or wine specialty shops, license endorsement to sell products of craft distilleries and certain other distilleries: ESSB 5731
Beer, caterer's license to sell, creating: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Beer, growlers of, regulating sales of: HB 2327, SB 6334
Beer, in purchaser's container, sales by grocery store licensees: HB 2371, SHB 2371, SB 6136
Beer, offering to day spa customers, creating day spa permit to allow: SB 5045, * ESSB 5045, CH 199 (2014)
Beer, tasting, changing criteria for beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores: HB 1422, * SHB 1422 (2013) V, SB 5517, * SSB 5517, CH 52 (2013)
Beverage containers, provisions concerning mandatory refund value, labeling, certification, and recycling process, board role: SB 6498
Board, changing name to state liquor and cannabis board: 2SSB 5887, E3SSB 5887
Board, changing name to state substance control board: SSB 5887
Board, changing status from limited authority law enforcement agency to general authority law enforcement agency: HB 1876, SHB 1876, HB 2394, SB 6130
Cannabis, medical cannabis authorization card, board to study feasibility of issuing: SB 5528
Cannabis, medical, board regulation of, including provisions governing rule making and dispensary, processor, and producer licensing: SB 5887
Cannabis, recreational and medical, state cannabis industry coordinating committee, establishment: ESSB 6542
Cannabis, recreational industry, state cannabis industry coordinating committee, establishment: SB 6542
Cigar lounge special license endorsement for tobacco products retailer licensees, board role: HB 1750, SB 5070
Contract liquor store managers, certain former, exempting from spirits retail license issuance fee: HB 2019, * ESSB 5644, CH 12 (2013)
Contract liquor stores, certain former, exempting from spirits retail license issuance fee: HB 1962
Contract liquor stores, owners of former, payment of spirits retail license issuance fees: SSB 6237
Contract or state liquor stores, certain former, exempting from spirits retail license issuance fee: 2SHB 1161
Contract or state liquor stores, certain former, payment of retail license issuance fee: HB 2490
Contract or state liquor stores, certain former, selling spirits retail license to third party or relocating store: SB 6238
Culinary arts training educational institutions, culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement, creating: HB 1805
Culinary class specialty license, creating: SHB 1805
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, community or technical college, special permit to allow students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, postsecondary, special permit to allow students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in: SB 5774
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, state or regional university, special permit to allow students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in: SB 6386
Enforcement, board peace or enforcement officers, authorizing admittance to law enforcement academy: SHB 2394
Fairs, liquor license and craft distillery spirits endorsement for: HB 2154, SHB 2154
Fetal alcohol exposure, work group to address: HB 2737
Grocery stores, changing criteria for beer and wine tasting endorsement: HB 1422, * SHB 1422 (2013) V, SB 5517, * SSB 5517, CH 52 (2013)
Grocery stores, wine and beer licensees, sales of beer in purchaser's container: HB 2371, SHB 2371, SB 6136
Gubernatorial appointments of legislators, restrictions: SB 5004
Licensees, grocery stores, sales of beer in purchaser's container: HB 2371, SHB 2371, SB 6136
Licensees, serving alcohol for on-premises consumption, requiring fetal alcohol exposure warning signs, board role: HB 2737
Licenses and permits, retail, obtaining by persons convicted of automated sales suppression device or phantom ware use, prohibitions: SB 6543
Licenses and permits, streamlining and simplifying, board to convene work group to make recommendations: SB 6222
Licenses, caterer's license to sell beer, spirits, and wine, creating: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Licenses, culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement, creating: HB 1805
Licenses, culinary class specialty license, creating: SHB 1805
Licenses, domestic wineries, allowing sales of own wine in kegs or sanitary containers: * SHB 1742, CH 27 (2014)
Licenses, endorsements, sales by beer and/or wine specialty shops of products of craft distilleries and certain other distilleries: ESSB 5731
Licenses, endorsements, sales of craft distillery products by beer and/or wine specialty shops: HB 1133, SB 5731
Licenses, for beer sales, allowing cider sales by certain licensees: HB 1008, SB 6442, * SSB 6442, CH 54 (2014)
Licenses, for beer sales, allowing wine sales by certain licensees: HB 1742
Licenses, liquor license for fairs: HB 2154, SHB 2154
Licenses, multiple for single location, allowing: HB 1711, SHB 1711, HB 2355, SB 5628, SB 6335
Licenses, nonprofit arts organization, expanding definition of eligible organizations: SB 6316
Licenses, renewals, increasing excise tax revenues with: HB 1503, SB 5285
Licenses, senior center license: HB 1063, * SB 5310, CH 78 (2014)
Licenses, snack bar beer retailer's license, adding sales of wine by the glass to: HB 2302, SB 6148
Licenses, special occasion, selling wine in original container for on-premises consumption: SB 6131, SSB 6131
Licenses, spirits distributors, modifying license issuance fee and surcharge provisions: HB 2019
Licenses, spirits distributors, modifying license issuance fee provisions: * ESSB 5644, CH 12 (2013)
Licenses, spirits retail license, eliminating issuance fee: HB 1282
Licenses, spirits retail license, excluding certain licensees selling spirits for later resale from license issuance fee: HB 2172, ESB 6220
Licenses, spirits retail license, excluding retail sales for later resale from issuance fee but requiring distributor license fee: 3SHB 1161
Licenses, spirits retail license, exempting certain former contract liquor stores from issuance fee: HB 1962
Licenses, spirits retail license, former contract or state liquor store owner or holder selling license to third party or relocating store: SB 6238
Licenses, spirits retail license, payment of issuance fees: HB 2412, SHB 2412, HB 2435, SB 6237, SSB 6237
Licenses, spirits retail licensees, issuance fee exemption for former contract liquor store managers and state store auction buyers with respect to certain sales: HB 2019, * ESSB 5644, CH 12 (2013)
Licenses, spirits, craft distillery endorsement for sales at fairs: HB 2154, SHB 2154
Licenses, theaters, beer and wine sales: HB 1001, * SHB 1001, CH 219 (2013), SB 5111
Licenses, theaters, beer, wine, and spirits sales: * ESB 5607, CH 237 (2013)
Licenses, various, miscellaneous changes: HB 2305, SB 6159
Liquor revolving fund, distribution of revenues: HB 1368, HB 2067, HB 2314, SB 5703, SB 6361
Marijuana, criminal acts by or with minors, new provisions: HB 2706, SHB 2706
Marijuana, definitions, clarifying to clearly exclude industrial hemp: HB 2767
Marijuana, environmental impacts of various means of producing, board to consult with department of ecology to examine: HB 1992
Marijuana, legal marketplace for, regulation by liquor control board, deleting certain fees and fines: HB 2000
Marijuana, legal marketplace for, technical changes to facilitate board creation of regulatory scheme: HB 2000
Marijuana, medical cannabis authorization card, board to study feasibility of issuing: SB 5528
Marijuana, medical marijuana system, aligning with recreational marijuana system, board role: SSB 5887, 2SSB 5887, E3SSB 5887, SB 6178, SSB 6178, 2SSB 6178
Marijuana, medical, board regulation of, including provisions governing rule making and dispensary, processor, and producer licensing: SB 5887
Marijuana, medical, revising Washington state medical use of cannabis act, board role: HB 2149, SHB 2149, E2SHB 2149
Marijuana, recreational and medical, state cannabis industry coordinating committee, establishment: ESSB 6542
Marijuana, recreational industry, state cannabis industry coordinating committee, establishment: SB 6542
Marijuana, recreational sales of, creating system for taxation and tracking of sales, board role: HB 2786
Marijuana, recreational use system, aligning medical marijuana system with: SSB 5887, 2SSB 5887, E3SSB 5887, SB 6178, SSB 6178, 2SSB 6178
Marijuana, recreational, tax stamp system for sale of, board role: HB 2411
Marijuana, regulating licensing of producers, encouraging board to prefer and incentivize rural area production operations on unenclosed outdoor agricultural lands: HB 1991
Marijuana, retail licenses and permits, obtaining by persons convicted of automated sales suppression device or phantom ware use, prohibitions: SB 6543
Marijuana, retail licenses, endorsement to sell to medical and recreational marijuana users: E3SSB 5887
Marijuana, retail licenses, endorsement to sell to medical marijuana users: SSB 5887, 2SSB 5887, SB 6178, SSB 6178, 2SSB 6178
Marijuana, retail licenses, to include processing and processors: HB 2304, SB 6160, SSB 6160
Marijuana, retail licenses, to include processing and processors and marijuana concentrates: * ESHB 2304, CH 192 (2014)
Marijuana, statutory provisions, state preemption of local government laws and ordinances: SHB 2144, HB 2638
Officers of the board, peace or enforcement, reimbursing training agency for cost of academy training in certain case: HB 1876, SHB 1876
Permit, special, to allow college and vocational students under age 21 to taste wine in viticulture and enology classes: SHB 1459
Permit, special, to allow community or technical college students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Permit, special, to allow postsecondary students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 5774
Permit, special, to allow state or regional university students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 6386
Permits, day spa permit, allowing offering of wine or beer to customers: SB 5045, * ESSB 5045, CH 199 (2014)
Permitting decisions, board to enhance transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Purchases of liquor, confidentiality of board records of, repealing statute: HB 2764
Rule making by board, specific grant of legislative authority, requirement: HB 1163
Spirits, caterer's license to sell, creating: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Spirits, distilleries, for off-premises consumption or on-premises sampling: HB 2364, SHB 2364, SB 6226, * SSB 6226, CH 92 (2014)
Spirits, retailers, theft from, board regulatory authority to reduce: HB 2155, * ESHB 2155, CH 63 (2014)
Spirits, sale and distribution, board recommendations for streamlining collection of taxes, fees, and reports: * HB 1124, CH 95 (2013), SB 5238
Spirits, sales at fairs, endorsement for craft distilleries: HB 2154, SHB 2154
Tobacconist shop, retail, special license endorsement for tobacco products retailer licensees, board role: HB 1750, SB 5070
Wine and/or beer specialty shops, license endorsement to sell craft distillery products: HB 1133, SB 5731
Wine and/or beer specialty shops, license endorsement to sell products of craft distilleries and certain other distilleries: ESSB 5731
Wine, adding sales of wine by the glass to snack bar beer retailer's license: HB 2302, SB 6148
Wine, caterer's license to sell, creating: HB 2680, * ESHB 2680, CH 29 (2014)
Wine, growlers of, regulating sales of: HB 1742, * SHB 1742, CH 27 (2014), HB 2327, SB 6334, SSB 6334
Wine, in original container for on-premises consumption, sales by special occasion licensees: SB 6131, SSB 6131
Wine, offering to day spa customers, creating day spa permit to allow: SB 5045, * ESSB 5045, CH 199 (2014)
Wine, tasting, changing criteria for beer and wine tasting endorsement for grocery stores: HB 1422, * SHB 1422 (2013) V, SB 5517, * SSB 5517, CH 52 (2013)
LIQUOR EXCISE TAXES  (See TAXES - EXCISE TAX)
LITTER TAX  (See TAXES - LITTER TAX)
LITTERING  LITTERING RSS Feed
               (See also SOLID WASTE; TAXES - LITTER TAX)
Bags, retail carryout, preemption of regulation by state of Washington: SB 5253
Bags, retail carryout, prohibiting stores from providing unless compostable plastic, recyclable paper, or reusable: SB 5253
Bags, retail carryout, regulation by cities and counties: HB 1310, SB 5386
Nuisance abatement, litter and potentially dangerous litter, city and town authority: SB 5323
Penalty for general littering, adding to penalty for littering from motor vehicle: HB 2294
Reduction efforts, using litter tax revenues to support programs: HB 1309, SHB 1309, SB 5357, SSB 5357
LIVESTOCK  LIVESTOCK RSS Feed
               
Anaerobic digesters, distinguishing sheep's blood from sheep processing waste in connection with: HB 2717
Animal health and food safety programs, fee increases for: HB 2748, ESHB 2748, HB 2749
Bears, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Carnivores, large wild, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: HB 1219, HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Cougars, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Cowboy, national day of the, celebrating: * HR 4644 (2013), * HR 4690 (2014), * SR 8642 (2013), * SR 8696 (2014)
Cows, docking of, prohibiting, exceptions in certain cases when carried out by veterinarian: HB 1787
Cruelty to animals, veterinarian liability protections when reporting: HB 1186, * SB 5102, CH 245 (2013)
Dairy cattle, certain sales of unbranded bull calves and free martins, exemption from inspection requirements: SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 313 (2013)
Damage to livestock by wildlife, expenditures from wildlife conflict account for: HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Damage to livestock by wildlife, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1219, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Damage to livestock caused by wolves, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5079
Diseases, control and traceability activities, electronic reporting of intrastate livestock ownership transfers: HB 2625
Diseases, control and traceability activities, recovery of department of agriculture data entry costs in connection with: HB 1886, * SHB 1886, CH 45 (2013)
Feed, commercial, studying hemp as component of: HB 2405
Inspections, exemptions, certain sales of unbranded dairy breed bull calves and free martins: SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 313 (2013)
Manure, anaerobic digesters, apprentice utilization requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1023, SHB 1023, SB 5393
Manure, anaerobic digesters, prevailing wage requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1025, SHB 1025, SB 5395
Manure, anaerobic digesters, resident workers requirement for tax exemptions: HB 1026, SB 5394
Manure, livestock nutrient management equipment and facilities, extending sales tax exemption: HB 2259
Pollution violation due to livestock, adding determination and voluntary compliance to penalty process: HB 2478
Predators, attacking livestock, permitting owner to kill any predator without a permit, conditions: HB 1191, SB 5187
Predators, gray wolf attacking livestock, permitting owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Sheep, ovine blood, alternative to rendering plant disposal under certain conditions: HB 2716
Sheep, sheep's blood, distinguishing from sheep processing waste in connection with anaerobic digester provisions: HB 2717
State lands, department of fish and wildlife-owned, leasing for grazing when near a wolf pack, conditions: SB 5300
Wolves, gray wolf, permitting livestock owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Wolves, imminent threat to commercial livestock, county authority to declare threat and authorize removal: SB 5188
Wolves, livestock damage caused by, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1219, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5079, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013), SB 5300
Wolves, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Wolves, nonlethal management cooperative agreements with livestock owners, department of fish and wildlife to enter into: SB 5300
LOANS  LOANS RSS Feed
               (See also CREDIT UNIONS; FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS; MORTGAGES AND MORTGAGE BROKERS)
Banks, in-state and out-of-state, defining "loan" for business and occupation tax apportionable income purposes: HB 1751
Consumer loan act, technical corrections and licensing and enforcement revisions: HB 1326, * SB 5207, CH 29 (2013)
Debt buyers, practices and licensing requirement: * SHB 1822, CH 148 (2013)
Debt buyers, regulating debt buyer collection practices: HB 1069, HB 1822
Investment trust, Washington, loaning provisions: SB 5029
Seller-financed loans, expanding "escrow" definition and exempting certain entities from licensing: HB 1034, * SHB 1034, CH 64 (2013)
Small loans, borrowing, raising borrower twelve-month loan limit: HB 1658, SB 5419
Small loans, maximum interest rate: HB 1363, HB 1657, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
Small loans, regulating through small consumer installment loan act: HB 1657, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
LOBBYING AND LOBBYISTS  (See PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT  LOCAL GOVERNMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CITIES AND TOWNS; COUNTIES; EMINENT DOMAIN; OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS; RECORDS)
Aircraft systems, public unmanned, establishing standards, protecting citizens, and reducing liability: HB 1771, SHB 1771, SB 5782, SB 6172, SSB 6172
Beneficial interests in contracts, prohibition, exemption for municipal officers for certain renewable energy programs and conservation systems and equipment: HB 1746
Bridges, structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting: HB 2771
Claims against local government, tortious conduct by entities, officers, and employees, placing limits on liability for damages: SB 5803
Community development policies, prohibiting when based on international accords infringing on private property rights: HB 1164
Controlled substances act, provisions of, state preemption of local government laws and ordinances: SHB 2144, HB 2638
Development proposals, SEPA categorical exemptions in certain cases: HB 2090
Dogs, breed-based regulations, preventing: HB 2117
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 6305, SSB 6305
Elected officials, retirement benefit calculations, modifying relevant PERS plans 2 and 3 compensation definitions: SB 6459, SSB 6459
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of: HB 2124, SB 5971
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of, constitutional amendment to clarify: HJR 4212, SJR 8211
Employees, nonelective, payment of bonus to: SB 6308
Employment laws and contracts, local, preemption by state of Washington: HB 2591, SB 6307
Environmental impact statement, nonproject, recovering preparation costs: HB 1104, HB 1682, HB 1717, * ESHB 1717, CH 243 (2013)
Environmentally designated land, existing, satisfying mitigation requirements for public infrastructure projects with: HB 2269
Facility naming, authorizing sale of naming rights, exceptions: HB 1050
Fire sprinkler systems, in agricultural structures, prohibiting local government from mandating installation: HB 1390
Firearms, laws and ordinances restricting possession in parks or recreational facilities, authority of municipalities to enact: SB 5739
Fiscal health of local governments, creation of local government fiscal health commission: HB 1828, SHB 1828, E2SHB 1828, SB 5690
Fiscal relief, use of certain dedicated accounts and revenues by cities and counties: SB 5005
Fourth Amendment protection act, refusing aid in certain cases to federal agencies collecting electronic data in state: HB 2272
Fuel, satisfying usage for vehicles, vessels, and construction equipment with electricity or biofuel, including exemptions: HB 1602, * ESB 5099, CH 328 (2013)
Golf cart zones, city and county authority to regulate: HB 2219
Infrastructure, local financing tool program, extending expiration dates: HB 1306, SHB 1306, * E2SHB 1306, CH 21 (2013), SB 5293
Infrastructure, local financing tool program, methods for evaluation program to include report: HB 2382
Infrastructure, state tax revenues levied for, deposit in public works assistance account and use for public works: HJR 4215
Investment pools, county, modifying provisions: HB 2593, SB 6114
Lands and their resources, coordinated state and local management: HB 1163
Liquor revolving fund, distribution of revenues to local governments: HB 1368, HB 2067, HB 2314, SB 5703, SB 6361
Lobbying, by state agencies, requiring electronic report-filing: E3SHB 1005
Marijuana, licensed commercial recreational marijuana businesses, prohibiting local governments from impeding: HB 2322
Marijuana, statutory provisions, state preemption of local government laws and ordinances: SHB 2144, HB 2638
Marriage, solemnizations of, authorizing without requiring elected officials to perform: HB 1589
Municipal employees, to be included in certain contract beneficial interest provisions of municipal officer code of ethics: HB 1867
Municipal officers, code of ethics for, modifying certain contract beneficial interest provisions to include municipal employees: HB 1867
Municipal officers, prohibiting of beneficial interests in contracts, exemption for certain renewable energy programs and conservation systems and equipment: HB 1746
Naming of facilities, authorizing sale of naming rights, exceptions: HB 1050
National defense authorization act, prohibiting state public employees or associated persons from cooperating with investigations or detainment under the act: HB 1581, SB 5511
Offenders, providing with housing rental vouchers, local government inspection requirements: * ESB 5105, CH 266 (2013), SSB 5105, 2SSB 5105
Officers, nonelective, payment of bonus to: SB 6308
Political subdivisions of state, employee participation in state insurance or self-insurance programs, to include retirees: HB 1741, SB 5654
Procurement by local government, contract length limitation and termination prohibition: HB 1143
Procurement by local government, enterprise application software solutions, requesting proposals from bidders: HB 1949
Procurement by local government, nonsubstantive changes to statutes: HB 2374, ESHB 2374
Project permit applications, notification of determination to include affected tribes and department of archaeology and historic preservation: SHB 2709
Properties owned by agencies, vacant or undeveloped, developing master real estate plan and making payment in lieu of taxes: HB 2628
Properties, obtained by public agencies through foreclosure, developing master real estate plan for use or disposal: HB 1964
Public facilities loans and grants, assistance for, expanding community economic revitalization board funding role through greater flexibility: HB 1260, * SHB 1260 (2014) V
Public transportation zones, enhanced, imposition of local sales and use tax by legislative entity after establishing zone: HB 1954, ESHB 1954, SB 5920
Public transportation zones, enhanced, imposition of local sales tax by legislative entity after establishing zone: HB 1898, SHB 1898, SB 5793
Public works, prevailing wage requirements, government authority to opt out: HB 2299
Purchasing, awarding contract to lowest bid before taxes applied: HB 1268, SB 5110, * ESSB 5110, CH 24 (2013)
Purchasing, enterprise application software solutions, requesting proposals from bidders: HB 1949
Regulations affecting property owners, compensation requirements: HB 1163, HB 1166
Regulations affecting property owners, compensation under regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Self-insurance, local government, to support LEOFF plan 1 retirees to develop voluntarily risk pool for certain medical costs: SB 5916, SSB 5916
Sex offenders, registered, providing with housing rental vouchers, local government inspection requirements: HB 1232, SHB 1232
Streets and highways, new construction or maintenance or repair activities following best management practices, removing limits and modification requirements: HB 2097
Surveillance using extraordinary sensing devices, requirements and prohibitions: HB 2179, SHB 2179, * EHB 2789 (2014) V
Tax exemptions, sales tax, certain retail purchases by governments using debt proceeds: SB 5993
Tax exemptions, use tax, use by governments of taxable items when purchased with debt proceeds: SB 5993
Tortious conduct, liability for damages due to, placing limits on liability of local government entities, officers, and employees: SB 5803
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, reforming to expedite projects through streamlined environmental decision making, role of local governments: HB 1978, ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SHB 2070, SB 6051
Transportation projects, in local comprehensive plans subject to environmental analysis, state environmental policy act exemption: HB 2096
Treasurers and treasury practices, authorizing acceptance of electronic payments: SHB 2593
Treasurers and treasury practices, modifying various provisions: HB 2593, SHB 2593, SB 6114
Trespass on private property, criminal, ensuring application to government officials by eliminating most special immunities from prosecution: HB 1681
U.S. government property, to include electronic data processing, telecommunication equipment, software, and services, authorizing purchase with calling for bids: * HB 1738, CH 132 (2013)
Vehicles, publicly owned, process for redemption from tow truck operator: SHB 2528
LOCAL OPTION TRANSPORTATION TAXES  (See TAXES - LOCAL OPTION TRANSPORTATION)
LOCKSMITHS  (See BUSINESSES; PROFESSIONS)
LODGING TAX  (See TAXES - LODGING TAX)
LONG-TERM CARE  LONG-TERM CARE RSS Feed
               
Adult day health programs, encouraging expansion through challenge grant program: HB 1983
Adult day services, nurse delegation: HB 1630
Adult family homes, disclosure of charges for care, services, items, and activities provided by: SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701
Adult family homes, disclosure of scope of care, services, and activities provided by: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Adult family homes, implementing recommendations of adult family home quality assurance panel: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Adult family homes, modifying certain licensing fee and capital add-on rate provisions: HB 2320
Adult family homes, modifying certain licensing, licensing fee, and capital add-on rate provisions: SHB 2320
Adult family homes, multiple, accepting and processing applications for licensure of additional homes, conditions: * EHB 1677, CH 185 (2013)
Adult family homes, protection of residents from potential ongoing neglect: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Adult family homes, requirements when registered sex offender residing in home: HB 1125
Adult family homes, services for nonresident individuals: HB 2320
Adult family homes, vulnerable adults in, meeting special needs of: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Adult residential care, compensation of providers by health care service contractors as part of medicaid dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Aging and disability issues, joint legislative executive committee on, establishment in connection with long-term care issues: HB 1631, SB 5519, SSB 5519
Aging and disability resource centers, information and evaluations of, reporting requirements for department of social and health services: SB 5519, SSB 5519
Assisted living facilities, compensation by health care service contractors as part of medicaid dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Assisted living facilities, nursing services provided by, requiring that facility have continued nursing service license designation: SHB 1727, 2E2SHB 1727
Assisted living facilities, to include residents not requiring certain frequent nursing supervision: HB 1727, SHB 1727, 2E2SHB 1727
Autopsies, authorization according to order of priority, disclosure to residents and legal representatives: HB 2730
Case management oversight, by area agency on aging, modifying verification of worker time sheets requirement: HB 2632, SB 6453, * SSB 6453, CH 40 (2014)
Elderly, program of all-inclusive care (PACE), establishing certain long-term care client rules and program education plan: HB 1499, * SHB 1499, CH 258 (2013)
Families preparing for care costs and supports needs, outreach to and evaluation of support options: SB 5519, SSB 5519
Guardians, for incapacitated adults, improving protections for adults by modifying guardianship provisions: HB 1816, SB 5694
Home and community-based services, eligibility of recipients for Washington telephone assistance program: HB 2696
In-home care services, medicaid, restoring funding: HB 2159, SB 6225
In-home personal care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption: HB 2647, SB 6422
In-home personal care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption when lacking a landline phone: HB 1362, SB 5509
Insurance coverage for long-term care, feasibility study of options for: HB 2777
Insurance for long-term care, requiring prompt payment and denials: HB 1441, * SB 5216, CH 8 (2013)
Insurance policies for long-term care, protecting insured from unintentional lapses through notification requirements: SB 5447
Insurance, premium rate changes, notices and information for policy and certificate holders: HB 2449, SHB 2449, SB 6271
Medicaid personal care services, refinancing under community first choice option: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 166 (2014)
Medicaid, dual eligibility pilot project, compensation of various long-term care facilities and providers by health care service contractors: HB 2787, SB 6565
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, compensation by health care service contractors as part of dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, delaying rebase of certain rate components and extending certain rate add-ons: * HB 2042, CH 3 (2013)
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, establishing disproportionate share rate add-on: HB 2236
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, establishing medicaid disproportionate share component rate allocation for each facility: HB 1885, SB 5838
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, restoring certain changes made in 2011: HB 1885, SB 5838
Nursing facilities, medicaid payment system, compensation by health care service contractors as part of dual eligibility pilot project: HB 2787, SB 6565
Nursing facilities, medicaid payment system, various changes: HB 1885, * HB 2042, CH 3 (2013), HB 2236, SB 5838
Nursing facilities, preferential admission for certain residents with continuing care contracts: HB 2778
Personal care services, medicaid, refinancing under community first choice option: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 166 (2014)
Personal protective equipment for individual providers, methodology for providing: HB 2310, * SHB 2310, CH 70 (2014), SB 6111
Property tax exemption, nonprofit homes for sick or infirm, community benefit report requirement: SB 5041
Respite care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption: HB 2647, SB 6422
Respite care, agency electronic timekeeping, limited exemption when lacking a landline phone: HB 1362, SB 5509
Service coordination organizations and contracting entities, establishing accountability measures: * ESHB 1519, CH 320 (2013)
Service coordination organizations, establishing accountability measures: HB 1519
Sex offenders, registered, requirements when residing in adult family home: HB 1125
Tretwold, Jerry, honoring: * HR 4625 (2013)
Workers, certain individual respite service providers, exemption from certain certification and training requirements: HB 2646, * SSB 6387, CH 139 (2014), SB 6421
Workers, including nurses, credentialing and continuing education requirements: HB 1629, * SHB 1629, CH 259 (2013)
Workers, including nurses, issuing provisional certificate to worker who is limited English proficient: * SHB 1629, CH 259 (2013)
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Guardians, professional and lay, publication of information concerning guardians by ombudsman: HB 1816, SB 5694
LOTTERY COMMISSION  (See LOTTERY, STATE)
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Business license center, participation by state lottery: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Commission, role in publicizing state lottery funding of veterans innovation program: HB 1428, SB 5273
Efficiency of lottery, increasing through certain modifications: HB 2281, SHB 2281, SB 6204
Horse racing, licensees of certain race meets, promoting the lottery, requirements: SSB 5791
Scratch tickets, as promotional item, lottery authority to provide: HB 2280, SHB 2280, SB 6203
Shared game lottery account, revenues deposited in, transfer to opportunity pathways account for lottery revenue bonds purposes: EHB 2797
State lottery account, lottery revenues deposited in, transfer to opportunity pathways account for lottery revenue bonds purposes: EHB 2797
State lottery account, modifying moneys distribution provisions: HB 1428, EHB 2797, SB 5273, SSB 5273, SB 5813
Unclaimed lottery prizes, transferring to education legacy trust account: SB 5895
Veteran lottery raffle, repealing: HB 1428, HB 1982, * SHB 1982, CH 136 (2013), SB 5273, SSB 5273
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, discontinuing: HB 1982, * SHB 1982, CH 136 (2013), SSB 5273
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, modifying: HB 1428, SB 5273
Web site, state lottery, selling internet advertisements for display on: HB 2279, SHB 2279, SB 6202
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               (See also HEALTH CARE; HOMES AND HOUSING; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Attorney fees for legal representation, accommodating indigent clients through sliding fee schedule and legal requirements: SB 5845
Companion animals, low-income owner assistance through companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program: HB 1229, SB 5202, SSB 5202
Energy assistance for low-income families, increasing: SB 6154
Environmental justice, state agency efforts concerning disproportionately adverse health and environmental impacts on low-income persons: HB 1434, HB 2312, SHB 2312, SB 6417
Essential needs and housing support program, effective date of modifications to, changing: * SB 6573, CH 218 (2014)
Essential needs and housing support program, eligibility for, determining: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Essential needs and housing support program, persons with disability eligible for, continuation of safety net benefits: HB 2069, * SHB 2069, CH 10 (2013)
Higher education financial aid, state need grant program, setting grant awards for certain private institutions at same level as public universities: HB 1878
Housing, affordable low-income, selling or leasing of surplus governmental property for: HB 1563, SHB 1563, E2SHB 1563, SB 5598, SSB 5598
Prescription drugs and supplies, donated, authorizing dispensing to uninsured persons: SB 5148, * SSB 5148, CH 260 (2013)
Property tax relief programs, modifying disposable income calculation: HB 1728
Relocation assistance for low-income tenants, modifying provisions: SB 6292
Students, low-income, housing trust fund projects to aid: HB 2462, SB 6338
Students, low-income, opportunity internship program: HB 1560
Students, low-income, partnership pilot project for increasing enrollment in running start program: HB 1526, SHB 1526, E2SHB 1526
Students, low-income, program to increase college applications from high-achieving low-income students: HB 2694, SHB 2694, 2SHB 2694
Students, low-income, running start participation plans and program analysis to increase enrollment: HB 2396
Working families' tax exemption for eligible low-income persons, for certain sales taxes paid, modifying provisions: HB 1890
Working families, state remittance for persons eligible for federal earned income tax credit, repealing: SB 5749
Youth, low-income, establishing dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project: EHB 1276, SHB 1276