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

LABOR  LABOR RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; DISCRIMINATION; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION; WAGES AND HOURS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Arrests or convictions, employers prematurely asking applicants about: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5608
Asbestos abatement projects, respirator requirements, employer compliance: HB 1181
Athletes, affiliated with a Western Hockey League team, excluding from "employee" for certain purposes: SHB 1930
Athletes, in amateur league or club, excluding from "employee" for certain purposes: HB 1930
Athletes, junior ice hockey team members in certain leagues, excluding from "employee" for certain purposes, when: * ESB 5893, CH 299 (2015)
Attorneys general, assistant, collective bargaining rights and interest arbitration, without the right to strike: HB 2034
Basketball hoops, retractable, inspection requirements and safety and health standards for: SB 6386, SSB 6386
Cell phones and plans, employee mandatory use, reimbursement by employer: HB 1510
Cesar Chavez day, recognizing March thirty-first as: HB 1560, SB 5565
Civil rights act, state, repealing preferential treatment prohibition and deleting act name: HB 2822
Communications, between employees concerning compensation, protecting: SB 6651, SB 6655
Communications, between workers concerning wages and employment, protecting: HB 1646, ESHB 1646, SB 5630, SB 6442
Dairy farms, safety and health standards and employee training, including violations: HB 2484, SHB 2484
Educational employees, during strike or stoppage, prohibiting compensation or sick leave or health benefits use: SB 6116
Educational employees, striking or refusing to perform official duties, prohibiting: HB 1242
Employee reproductive choice act, reproductive health care coverage and unfair practices: HB 1502, SB 5026, SB 6493
Family and medical leave insurance, implementing: HB 1273, SHB 1273, SB 5459
Farm internship pilot project, adding additional counties and expiration date: HB 2600, SB 5937
Firearms, storage or transportation in private vehicle, lawful, employer policy prohibiting, to be unlawful: HB 2951
Fossil fuels industries and labor sectors they support, requesting federal support for: HJM 4011
Health, industrial safety and health, L&I compliance inspection citation penalty, waiving, when: SB 6659
Human trafficking, definitions: HB 1651, SHB 1651, 2SHB 1651, * SB 5342, CH 4 (2016), SB 6526
Human trafficking, for labor services, posting information in public restrooms: SB 5883, SSB 5883, * ESSB 5884, CH 273 (2015)
Human trafficking, labor services and sex trade, establishing human trafficking awareness day: * SB 6376, CH 9 (2016)
Human trafficking, labor services and sex trade, noncitizen victims of, processing of certain certification forms: HB 2895, SHB 2895, HB 2912
Human trafficking, labor services and sex trade, nonimmigrant victims of, adjudicating of certain certifications: HB 1716, SHB 1716
Human trafficking, labor services and sex trade, Washington state clearinghouse on human trafficking, creating: SB 5884, * ESSB 5884, CH 273 (2015)
Human trafficking, state laws, criminal justice personnel training program on: HB 2098, SB 5933, * SSB 5933, CH 101 (2015)
Human trafficking, state task force against trafficking of persons, reestablishing: SB 5884, * ESSB 5884, CH 273 (2015)
Human trafficking, steps to reduce, supporting: * SR 8644 (2015)
Intellectual property rights, assignment by state university staff and faculty, exceptions and prohibitions: SB 6107
Interns, pilot program for youth interns at qualified restaurants: HB 1446
Inventions, assignment to employer of employee's rights to, exceptions: SB 6106
Local employment laws and contracts, to apply equally to unionized and nonunionized employers, when: HB 1934, SB 5332
Local regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, and leave, county authority for: SB 6578
Local regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, scheduling, and leave, county authority for: SSB 6578
Noncompetition agreements, voiding, when: HB 1577, HB 1926, HB 2406, HB 2931, SB 6625
Ports, state, requesting aid to resolve Pacific maritime association and longshore and warehouse union negotiations: SJM 8009
Pregnant women, workplace accommodations for pregnancy and childbirth, when: HB 2307, ESHB 2307, HB 2404, SB 6149, ESSB 6149
Public policy, conduct promoting, protecting employees from employer retaliation for: HB 1894
Retaliation and discrimination against employees, providing protections: HB 1354, SHB 1354, 2SHB 1354, SB 5569
Safety and health, industrial, L&I compliance inspection citation penalty, waiving, when: SB 6659
State preemption and occupation of field of wages and hours: HB 2491
State preemption and occupation of field of wages, hours, employee retention, and leave from employment: SB 6029
Unfair labor practices, ordering of interest arbitration: HB 1230
Unfair labor practices, subjecting employee to abusive work environment as: HB 2894, SB 6532
Unions, public employee collective bargaining, deauthorizing union security provisions: HB 2068, SB 5045
Unions, public sector, public disclosure of finances: ESB 5226
Unions, religious objector rights, nonassociation provisions, modifying: HB 1968, SB 5552, SSB 5552
Unions, security provisions, collective bargaining agreements with or without, requirements: HB 1777
Unions, security provisions, prohibiting when workers only public for bargaining: SB 5671
Unions, security provisions, prohibiting, exceptions: HB 1774
Vacation leave, minimum paid, requiring: HB 1163
Worker and community right to know fund, revising statutory provisions: * HB 2444, CH 168 (2016), SB 6231
LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT  LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CONTRACTORS; PUBLIC WORKS; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Appeals, certified check accompanying in certain cases, calculating amount: HB 2548
Basketball hoops, retractable, safety and health standards for, L&I role: SB 6386, SSB 6386
Catastrophically injured workers, care for, pilot program concerning, department role: SB 5418, SSB 5418
Conversion vending units, advisory committee concerning, L&I to convene: HB 2443, * SHB 2443, CH 167 (2016), SB 6496
Conversion vending units, L&I requirements, applicability and exemptions: HB 2443, * SHB 2443, CH 167 (2016), SB 6496
Conveyances, rules concerning, restricting application, when: HB 2549
Dairy farms, safety and health standards and dairy safety emphasis unit, L&I role: HB 2484, SHB 2484
Disabilities, permanent, hiring persons with, employer incentives, L&I to study: HB 1496, * SHB 1496, CH 137 (2015), SB 5451, SSB 5451
Electrical rules, nonadministrative, adoption voting requirement, modifying L&I process: HB 2810
Firefighters, hazardous exposures, reporting requirement, L&I rule making for: HB 2805, SHB 2805
Firefighters, occupational disease, reporting requirement, L&I to convene work group: HB 1604, * SHB 1604, CH 139 (2015)
Interpreters, spoken language services, purchasing from language access providers: HB 1780, SHB 1780, SB 5664
Janitors, commercial, work tasks safety and health risks, L&I to study: HB 2917
Ombuds for employers interacting with L&I, creating within department of commerce: SB 6081, SSB 6081
Pesticide applications, notice requirements, fines for violations, L&I role: HB 2392, SB 6507
Pesticides, human exposure to, investigation of and L&I role: HB 2751
Safety and health, industrial, L&I compliance inspection citation penalty, waiving, when: SB 6659
Taxpayer information, federal, certain applicants who will have access to, criminal history checks: HB 2737, SB 6252
Vocational rehabilitation, subcommittee recommendations, making permanent, L&I role: HB 1496, * SHB 1496, CH 137 (2015), SB 5451, SSB 5451
Workers' compensation, appeals of employer fines and civil penalties, penalizing L&I, when: SB 5507, SSB 5507
Workers' compensation, benefit accuracy working group, department to convene: * ESB 5510, CH 178 (2015)
Workers' compensation, permanent partial disabilities, continuing treatment: HB 1613, SHB 1613
Workers' compensation, self-insurer claims closure requests, L&I adjudication deadline for: HB 2336
Workers' compensation, third-party recovery, reimbursement of L&I from, when: SB 5508
Workers' compensation, voluntary settlement agreements and return to work provisions, studying, department role: SB 5516
LAKES AND RESERVOIRS  LAKES AND RESERVOIRS RSS Feed
               
Access, small public land parcel parking requirements: HB 1056
Aquatic invasive species, dreissenids (quagga and zebra mussels) prevention, requesting action by Congress: * SJM 8013 (2015)
Capitol lake, management as estuarine environment by Indian tribes and state capitol committee: HB 2568
Lake water quality districts, including in definition of "special district": SB 5522
LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT  LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT RSS Feed
               (See also COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE COMMISSION; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
Coal mine lands, nonprofit-owned former, outside of urban growth areas and master-planned for industry, property tax exemption: HB 2979
Development proposals, SEPA categorical exemptions, when: HB 1588
Land use actions by certain state agencies, significant, empirical science use: HB 1963, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Land use, notice of applications and decisions, requirements for certain cities: HB 1084
Local project review, vested rights doctrine, preserving common law interpretation and application: HB 1394, HB 2062, ESB 5921
Long-range planning, costs of, city and county authority to collect permit or other fees to pay for: HB 1802
Private lands, impact of government policies or decisions, just compensation, when: HB 1371, HB 2053
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing upon, prohibiting policies based on: HB 1584
Public lands, use plans, state agency coordination with local government: HB 1371
Railroads, freight rail dependent uses on land near, authorizing: HB 2468, SB 6334, ESSB 6334
LANDLORD AND TENANT  LANDLORD AND TENANT RSS Feed
               (See also MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES)
Deposits, refund payment and retention statement, deadline and delivery: HB 2811, SHB 2811, * ESB 6413, CH 66 (2016)
Eviction records, as part of consumer report, prohibiting, when: HB 1460, SB 5376, SSB 5376
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement notice to landlord: HB 2897, SB 5894
Human trafficking, at rental properties, law enforcement notice to landlord: HB 2897, SB 5894
Landlords, local modifications requirements and real estate excise tax revenue: * EHB 2971, CH 138 (2016)
Landlords, requirements imposed on, information posting provisions: * EHB 2971, CH 138 (2016)
Monetary judgments, entering against defendant under landlord-tenant acts, when possible: SB 5220
Screening of tenants, comprehensive reusable tenant screening reports: HB 2811, SHB 2811, * ESB 6413, CH 66 (2016)
Screening of tenants, comprehensive tenant screening reports: HB 1257, SHB 1257, SB 5123
Tenant's property, placed upon nearest public property, disposition: HB 1573, SB 5221, SSB 5221
Tenants, by sufferance, request for removal by law enforcement, when: HB 2897, SB 5894
Tenants, deceased, landlord disposition of property in leased premises: HB 1574, SB 5538, * SSB 5538, CH 264 (2015)
Tenants, landlord discrimination or refusal to rent, prohibiting, when: HB 1565, SB 5378
Tenants, new, landlord to provide with voter registration information: HB 1866, SB 5259
Tenants, rent increase or unit use change, relocation time and assistance: HB 2051, SHB 2051, SB 5377
Tenants, rent increases, increasing notice requirement for relocation time: SB 6592
Termination, of month-to-month tenancies, increasing written notice time period requirement: SB 6441
Unlawful detainer, conditions for guilt when at-will tenancy: SB 5218, SSB 5218
Unlawful detainer, definition, modifying: SB 5219, SSB 5219
Unlawful detainer, order to limit dissemination of, requirements: HB 2811, SHB 2811, * ESB 6413, CH 66 (2016)
LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS  (See PROFESSIONS)
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS  LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; JAILS; SHERIFFS AND POLICE CHIEFS, WASHINGTON ASSOCIATION OF)
Accident reports, surcharge for record requests to fund justice information data exchange: SB 6084
Accident reports, surcharge for reports furnished to fund justice information data exchange: SSB 6084
Animals, cruelty to, authority of officers to act in cases of: HB 2644, * SHB 2644, CH 181 (2016)
Cameras, body worn, legislative task force on law enforcement and corrections agency use of: * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Cameras, vehicle-mounted and body worn, legislative task force on law enforcement use of: SHB 1917
Cell site simulator devices, use without a warrant, prohibiting, exception: HB 1440, * ESHB 1440, CH 222 (2015)
City police departments, court marshals of, adding to uniformed personnel for collective bargaining: HB 2849, SHB 2849, SB 6417
Community policing services, western state hospital to contract for: HB 1756, SHB 1756, SB 5261, SSB 5261
Criminal justice employees, residence of, GPS data indicating, public disclosure exemption: * SB 5482, CH 91 (2015)
Criminal offender supervision, peace officers assisting department of corrections: HB 2704, SB 5783, * SB 6459, CH 234 (2016)
Crisis intervention training for new officers, requirements: HB 1348, SHB 1348, SB 5311, SSB 5311, * 2SSB 5311, CH 87 (2015)
Custody, persons in, health care at hospitals, accompanying and payment of hospital for: SB 5593, * SSB 5593, CH 267 (2015)
Deadly force, community policing standards (COPS) for a safer Washington, joint legislative task force on, establishing: HB 2908
Deadly force, policing and the use of, task force on, convening: SB 6621
Deadly force, use in community policing, joint legislative task force, establishing: * ESHB 2908, CH 200 (2016)
Deadly force, use of by law enforcement, data reporting requirements: HB 2882, SB 6294
Deadly force, use of by public or peace officers, justifiable, when: HB 2907
Detaining of person, determining legal status in USA during, authorizing, when: HB 2284
Developmental disability, person with, residing at address, alerting officers regarding: SB 6465
Disability, person with, alerting first responders when at scene: HB 2287, SHB 2287
Disability, person with, training program for first responders when at scene: SHB 2287
Dispatch operators, classifying as uniformed personnel for arbitration purposes: HB 1122
Emergencies, providing call location and information to law enforcement: SB 5158, * ESSB 5158, CH 190 (2015)
Equipment, agency acquisition from department of defense through 1033 or other program, requirements: HB 2203
Federal immigration detainers and administrative warrants, state and local enforcement of, prohibiting: HB 1716, SHB 1716
Firearms, dealer deliveries to officers, requirements: HB 1535, SB 5476, SB 5539
Firearms, in agency custody and forfeited, destruction only when illegal: HB 2372
Firearms, privately owned, return to owner by law enforcement agency: HB 1731, SHB 1731, SB 5381, * SSB 5381, CH 130 (2015)
Firearms, transfers involving officers, background check exemption, when: SB 5615
Fish and wildlife enforcement officers, commissioned, collective bargaining by coalition of exclusive representatives: SSB 5763
Fish and wildlife enforcement officers, commissioned, interest arbitration for: HB 1964, SB 5763
Force, use by law enforcement or school officers to restrain child, when lawful: HB 2776
Forensic phlebotomists, when law enforcement officers, venipuncture training program for: SB 5066, SSB 5066
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement response: HB 2897, SB 5894
Gangs, gang data bases, exemption from disclosure: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, SB 6020
High occupancy vehicle lanes, use by law enforcement vehicles, when: HB 2569
Hiring and continuing employment, lawful permanent residents, extending eligibility to, when: HB 2543, SB 6319, SSB 6319
Homicide, justifiable, by law enforcement, data reporting requirements: HB 2882, SB 6294
Homicide, justifiable, community policing standards (COPS) for a safer Washington, joint legislative task force on, establishing: HB 2908
Homicide, justifiable, use of deadly force in community policing, joint legislative task force, establishing: * ESHB 2908, CH 200 (2016)
Human trafficking, at rental properties, law enforcement response: HB 2897, SB 5894
Human trafficking, state laws, criminal justice personnel training program on: HB 2098, SB 5933, * SSB 5933, CH 101 (2015)
Impeachment, officers susceptible to, disciplinary or adverse actions against, prohibited, when: HB 1512, SB 5589
Indian tribal officials, access to prescription drug monitoring database: * HB 1637, CH 49 (2015), SB 5290
Investigative law enforcement officer, as deceased victim's representative at sentencing hearing: SB 6099, SSB 6099
Juvenile, 16 or 17, assaulting family or household member, arresting: HB 1226, * SB 5605, CH 113 (2016), SB 6529, SSB 6529
Liability, of officers, agents, and employees of law enforcement agencies, limiting: HB 2276
Liability, of peace officers, including use of less lethal weapon, immunity: HB 2277
Liquor control board enforcement officers, provisions: HB 1537, SHB 1537, SB 5399
Liquor enforcement officers, authority in relation to state, county, and municipal officers: HB 2369, SB 6305
Marijuana, illegal production, enforcement through eradication, law enforcement role: HB 1418, HB 2162
Marijuana, illegal, seizure and auction of, law enforcement role: HB 1650
Officers, law enforcement, recognizing: * SR 8642 (2015)
Officers, law enforcement, Washington's, commending: * SR 8691 (2016)
Officers, traffic infractions issued by, considering during performance reviews, prohibiting: HB 2399
Peace officers, criminal offender supervision, assisting department of corrections: HB 2704, SB 5783, * SB 6459, CH 234 (2016)
Police vehicle, attempting to elude, sentencing enhancement for: HB 1330
Radar devices, deployment of, requiring signed search warrant for: HB 2216
Recorders, law enforcement oversight, requirements: HB 1910, SB 5732
Recordings, video or sound, access by individuals interacting with officers: HB 1917, SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Recordings, video or sound, by law enforcement officers using body camera: SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Retired officers, firearms possession on school facilities, permitting, when: SB 5500
Sensing devices, extraordinary, use by law enforcement, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1639, ESHB 1639, SB 5714
Sexual assault, examination kits for, law enforcement handling of: HB 1068, * SHB 1068, CH 247 (2015), SB 5225
Sexual assault, examination kits, examining kits not submitted and reinvestigating cases, grant program: HB 2530, SHB 2530, SB 6484
Sexual assault, examination kits, sexual assault kit program and account, creating: HB 2530, SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016), SB 6484
Sexual assault, examination kits, statewide kit tracking system, creating: HB 2530, SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016), SB 6484
Sexual assault, examinations and untested kits, review of best practice models: * SHB 1068, CH 247 (2015)
Sheriff's offices, civil service commissions for, chief examiners of, requirements: * EHB 1752, CH 82 (2016)
Sheriff's offices, court marshals of, adding to uniformed personnel for collective bargaining: HB 1987, SB 5239, * ESB 6092, CH 6 (2015)
Sheriffs and police chiefs, Washington association of, mental health agency referrals after suicide attempt report, model policy: * 2SHB 1448, CH 158 (2016)
Sheriffs, financial affairs statement, requirements: HB 1397, SB 5308
Silva, Officer Rick, Chehalis police department, honoring: * HR 4646 (2015)
State patrol, cannabinoids, cathinones, and methcathinones, synthetic, pilot program for instant identification: ESB 5673
State patrol, commissioned officer salary increases, funding with tax revenues in state patrol highway account: HB 2914
State patrol, felony firearm offenses conviction database, provisions: HB 2410, * SHB 2410, CH 94 (2016)
State patrol, fire training academy, delivery of basic training and testing: HB 1382, * SHB 1382, CH 43 (2015), SB 5455, SSB 5455
State patrol, first responder alert program for persons with developmental disabilities, administering: SB 6465
State patrol, hiring of newly trained troopers, payback system for organizations for: SB 6331
State patrol, identification and criminal history section, criminal history records change notification program: SHB 2080
State patrol, identification and criminal history section, fingerprint background checks: HB 2080, SHB 2080, SB 5720
State patrol, officer salaries and benefits, competitive: HB 1580, SB 5304, SB 6331, SB 6547, SSB 6547
State patrol, officer salaries, competitive: SHB 2872
State patrol, one-time pay increase for troopers, sergeants, lieutenants, and captains: * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016)
State patrol, outreach and marketing strategic plan for recruitment, developing: * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016), SB 6547, SSB 6547
State patrol, recruiting and retaining commissioned officers: HB 2872, SHB 2872, * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016), HB 2914
State patrol, routine traffic enforcement, eliminating reporting requirement: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
State patrol, task force on missing and exploited children, terminating advisory board for: HB 1311, * SB 5270, CH 208 (2016)
State patrol, trooper and sergeant salaries, competitive: * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016)
State patrol, wireless telecommunications provider contact information database, maintaining: SB 5158, * ESSB 5158, CH 190 (2015)
Students, warrantless search exception for school resource officers and local police school liaison officers: SB 6230, SSB 6230
Suicide, reports of threatened or attempted, law enforcement agency procedures: HB 1448, ESHB 1448, * 2SHB 1448, CH 158 (2016), SB 5781
Suicide, reports of threatened or attempted, referrals by agencies: * 2SHB 1448, CH 158 (2016)
Tribal enforcement agencies, state parks civil infractions enforcement, when: * SHB 2765, CH 185 (2016)
Unmanned aerial vehicles, use by law enforcement, procedures and prohibitions: HB 2016
Vehicles, unmarked, local peace officer authority to use: HB 1951
Vulnerable adult protection orders, persons violating, arrest without warrant: HB 1316, * SHB 1316, CH 248 (2015)
Vulnerable adult protection orders, persons violating, arrest without warrant by peace officer: SB 5250
Warrant officers, in police departments, authority to establish, requirements, duties: HB 1029, HB 1846, SB 5004, * SSB 5004, CH 288 (2015)
Weapons, use of less lethal weapon, peace officer immunity from liability for: HB 2277
LAWYERS  (See ATTORNEYS)
LEASEHOLD EXCISE TAX  (See TAXES - LEASEHOLD EXCISE)
LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT  LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT RSS Feed
               
Aerospace industry employment, committee to assess, including high-wage employment: HB 2147, HB 2638, HB 2994
Corrections, department of, classified staff, binding interest arbitration for, committee to review: SB 6126, SSB 6126
Data privacy, protection, and access equity, office of, JLARC review of: HB 2875
Data, office of privacy and data protection, creating, JLARC review of: * SHB 2875, CH 195 (2016)
Degree production incentive program, joint committee to evaluate and report concerning: HB 1303
Family medicine residency programs, performance audit and evaluation of: HB 1485, SHB 1485
Family medicine residency training grant program, committee to audit: SB 5939
Federal funding programs, requiring changes in state statutes, committee to report concerning, when: SB 5594
Higher education cost data, for universities and TESC, committee to review: ESSB 5133
Homeless youth, unaccompanied, state-funded programs for, JLARC review of, goals: SB 5932
Impact fees, for single-family residential construction permits, deferred collection, JLARC review of requirements for: * ESB 5923, CH 241 (2015)
K-12 classroom teachers, maternity and paternity leave for, studying: SB 6431
Mental health care, service models for students, JLARC inventory of: HB 2373, SHB 2373, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6432, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Pilotage commissioners, board of, performance audit of, committee to conduct: SB 6124
Reentry council, Washington statewide, JLARC performance audit of: HB 2791, SHB 2791, * 2SHB 2791, CH 188 (2016)
Schools sited outside urban growth areas, impact of, committee review of: HB 2586
Space exploration center of excellence, Washington state, JLARC evaluation of: HB 2434, SHB 2434
Spending programs, new statutory state, requiring periodic review by committee: HB 2537, ESB 5944
University of Washington alternative process for medical facilities contract-awarding, JLARC evaluation of: HB 1693, ESB 6617
Wages, public agency pay schedules, review of for pay disparities, JLARC to conduct: SB 6651, SB 6655
LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS  LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS RSS Feed
               
Repealing committee statutes: HB 2528
LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD  LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT; LEGISLATURE)
Food and beverage gifts, provisions: SB 5383
Investigations, by board staff, ensuring due process: SB 5771, SSB 5771
LEGISLATIVE EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM COMMITTEE  LEGISLATIVE EVALUATION AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM COMMITTEE RSS Feed
               
Web sites for state expenditures and contracting information, committee role: SB 5081, SSB 5081
LEGISLATURE  LEGISLATURE RSS Feed
               (See also BUDGETS; ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL; ELECTIONS; ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT; HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON; HOUSE RESOLUTIONS; INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM; LEGISLATIVE AUDIT AND REVIEW COMMITTEE, JOINT; LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS; LEGISLATIVE ETHICS BOARD; SENATE RESOLUTIONS)
Administrative rules review committee, joint, appointments to: HB 2246, * EHB 2253, CH 11 (2015)
Administrative rules review committee, joint, petitions to: HB 1209, HB 1816, HB 2246, * EHB 2253, CH 11 (2015), HB 2554, SB 5274, SSB 5274, SB 5364
Administrative rules review committee, joint, proposed rules, suspending rule making: SB 5274, SSB 5274
Administrative rules review committee, joint, selective review of agency actions, when: HB 1816, HB 1913, HB 2554
Agencies, state, yearly report to legislature concerning quality management, accountability, and performance systems: SB 6424
Agency rule making and policies, fish and wildlife, legislative ratification and abrogation: HB 1200, SB 5372
Agency rule making, ecology policies, legislative ratification: HB 1204, SB 5366
Agency rule making, legislative abrogation of rules: HB 1200, HB 1201, HB 1202, SB 5365, SB 5367, SB 5372
Agency rule making, legislative ratification: HB 1203, SB 5368
Aging and disability, joint legislative executive committee on, establishing: SB 5436, SSB 5436
Ballot measures, work sessions on, authorizing: SSB 5661
Ballot propositions, hearings on, authorizing: SB 5661
Benitz, Max, former representative and senator, recognizing: * SR 8697 (2016)
Bills and other legislation, cutoff dates: * SCR 8400 (2015), * SCR 8406 (2016)
Bills and resolutions, individually, citation of specific constitutional authority: HB 1371
Bills, fee increases in, simple majority for approval, when: HJR 4213, HJR 4215, SJR 8200, SJR 8208, SJR 8211, SJR 8212, SJR 8216
Bills, fee increases in, ten-year cost projections by office of financial management, removing requirement for: SB 6186
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2015 first special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4407 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2015 regular session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4404 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2015 second special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4409 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2015 third special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4411 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2016 first special session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4418 (2016)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions from 2016 regular session, returning to house of origin: * HCR 4416 (2016)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions, reintroduction for 2015 first special session: * HCR 4406 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions, reintroduction for 2015 second special session: * SCR 8403 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions, reintroduction for 2015 third special session: * SCR 8404 (2015)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions, reintroduction for 2016 first special session: * SCR 8407 (2016)
Bills, memorials, and resolutions, reintroduction for 2016 regular session: * HCR 4413 (2016)
Bills, public hearing testimony and notice of committee work sessions: SR 8647
Bray, Lane Allen, former representative, honoring life and work of: * HR 4658 (2016)
Budgets, certain amendments to, sixty percent vote of senate, when: * ESR 8658 (2015)
Candidates, for statewide office, criminal charges against or investigation of, disclosure: SB 6108
Committees, notice of work sessions and public hearing testimony: SR 8647
Contributions, to legislator or state official, when special legislative session is announced: HB 2250
Contributions, to legislator, when any biennial budget not adopted during regular session: SB 6137
Council for the Pacific Northwest economic region, state, legislative committee on creation of, establishing: HB 2866, SB 6479
Cutoff dates: * SCR 8400 (2015), * SCR 8406 (2016)
Dairy day at the legislature, celebrating: * HR 4605 (2015), * SR 8608 (2015), * SR 8694 (2016)
Deceased former members, joint session to honor: * SCR 8401 (2015)
Economic development, trade policy, and international relations, legislative oversight committee on, joint, creating: HB 2528
Education funding task force, reporting recommendations to legislature: HB 2366, ESHB 2366, SB 6195, SSB 6195, * E2SSB 6195, CH 3 (2016)
Education, duties of board of, reevaluation by legislature and transfer of appropriate duties to OSPI: HB 2117
Education, K-12 appropriations, basic education funding to be determined in omnibus appropriations act: SB 6079
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 5980
Elected officials, declared leave of absence to be vacancy in office, when: HB 2249
Elected officials, financial affairs reporting, suspending or modifying, for whom, when: HB 1397, SB 5308, SB 5309, SSB 5309
Elected officials, state, authorized leave of absence when charged with felony, PERS service credit: SB 6123
Elected officials, state, voluntary salary reduction: SB 6127
Elected officials, statewide, criminal charges against or investigation of, disclosure of: SB 6108
Elected officials, statewide, political contributions when special legislative session is announced: HB 2250
Elk, updated North Cascade herd plan, legislative review after DFW approval: SB 6199
Employment relations, joint committee on, role in collective bargaining agreement financial feasibility determinations: SB 6126, SSB 6126
Evaluation of the legislature, Washington state commission on, establishing: SCR 8402, SSCR 8402
Executive state officer, professional legislative staff members as, excluding legislative assistants: HB 2004
Federal government, state agency agreements with, requiring report to legislature concerning: HB 2205
Federal lands in state, transfer of, establishing legislative task force to study: HB 1262, SB 5405, SSB 5405
Fee increases, majority approval of, removing from contingency provisions created by initiative 1366: HB 2786
Fee increases, simple majority vote, prohibiting approval in omnibus appropriations act: SB 6604
Feeley, Patsy L., legislative assistant, honoring: * SR 8689 (2015)
Fiscal analysis, nonpartisan agency for, work group to consider establishing on behalf of legislature: HB 1643, SB 5667
Fiscal analysis, objective and impartial, work group to explore establishing nonpartisan agency for: HB 2830, 2ESSB 5915
Fiscal committees, reporting on state agencies' performance to, OFM duties: SB 5278
Fiscal impact, dynamic fiscal impact statements, instituting: HB 2830, SB 5915, 2ESSB 5915
Fiscal notes, for legislation concerned with certain issues and fiscal impacts: HB 1643, SB 5667
Fiscal notes, school district, legislation with, prohibiting reliance on local levy or federal funds in: HB 2714, HB 2862
Fiscal notes, various provisions: HB 2714, HB 2830, HB 2862, SB 5915, 2ESSB 5915
Forecasts, economic and revenue, on same date during all legislative sessions: HB 1477, SB 5064
Fuels, carbon content of, agency rules and orders regulating, express legislative authorization for: HB 1881
Gifts, including food and beverages, requirements, prohibitions, reporting: HB 1083, HB 1914, HB 1979, SB 5383, SB 5386
Greenhouse gas emissions, direct legislative authorization for agency attempts to reduce: HB 1325
Haugen, Mary Margaret, former representative and senator, requesting Stanwood railway station be named Mary Margaret Haugen Station: SJM 8023
Hospitals, state, joint executive psychiatric state hospital collaborative task force, establishing: SHB 2453
Hospitals, state, joint select committee on state hospital oversight, establishing: HB 2453
Hospitals, state, legislative state hospital authority, creating: HB 2453
Hospitals, state, select committee on quality improvement in, establishing: E2SHB 2453, * ESSB 6656, CH 37 (2016) PV
House business during interims, conducting: * HR 4637 (2015), * HR 4682 (2016)
House organized, notification of governor: * HR 4601 (2015), * HR 4647 (2016)
House rules, permanent: * EHR 4607 (2015), * HR 4648 (2016)
House rules, temporary: * HR 4600 (2015)
Increases, tax increase actions, voter approval or certain exceptions for ratification, requiring: SJR 8215
Indian affairs, joint summit council on, establishing with legislative-member administrative committee: HB 2032, SHB 2032
Indian services office, establishment within legislature: HB 1280
Jail standards, legislative task force on, joint, establishing: HB 2558, SHB 2558
Joint rules, adoption: * HCR 4402 (2015)
Joint session, medal of merit and medal of valor recipients, honoring: * HCR 4403 (2015)
Joint session, state of state message: * HCR 4400 (2015), * HCR 4414 (2016)
Jones, Steve, senior budget counsel, senate ways and means committee, honoring: * SR 8736 (2016)
Laws, unnecessary administrative and codified, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Legislation, 2015, technical corrections as part of tax and licensing law improvements: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Legislation, pending, processes for prerecorded video and written testimony: HB 1388, SB 5267, ESSB 5267
Legislators, newsletters and other public resource use, removing post-election prohibitions: HB 2437
Legislators, offices of, locating in own district when legislature not in session, option and requirements for: HB 3005
Legislators, postemployment disclosure statement: HB 1136, SHB 1136, SB 6258
Lobbyists, gifts from, requirements, prohibitions, reporting: HB 1083, HB 1914, HB 1979, SB 5383, SB 5386
McKibbin, John, former representative, honoring the life and legacy of: * SR 8740 (2016)
Officers, state, ethics defense trust funds, authority to establish, when: SB 5849, SSB 5849
Officers, state, official duties of, modifying definition: SB 5785, * ESSB 5785 (2015) V
Page program, senate, Bonita "Bonnie" Henderson, honoring: * SR 8666 (2015)
Pension policy, select committee on, state patrol recruitment and retention study recommendations, role in implementation: HB 2872, SHB 2872, * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016)
Ports, Washington's largest, joint select committee on, establishing: ESB 6631, SB 6681
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal and juvenile justice systems, procedure for providing: SHB 2076
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal justice, human services, and education caseload bills, requirements: SSB 5752
Racial and ethnic impact statements regarding crime legislation, requirements: HB 1885, SB 5755, SSB 5755, 2SSB 5755, SB 6143, SB 6641
Racial impact statements, for bills and resolutions, procedure for providing: HB 2076, SB 5752
Regional transportation planning organizations, legislative members, voting and nonvoting: HB 1663, SB 5200
Rogers-LaVigne, Judy, her service to the legislature, honoring her for: * SR 8734 (2016)
Rule making, limited delegation of legislative authority to agencies via legislation: HB 1371
Rule making, new information revealed in hearings, legislative policy committees notification: HB 1913
Senate business during interim, conducting: * SR 8681 (2015), * SR 8739 (2016)
Senate organized, notification of governor: * SR 8600 (2015), * SR 8690 (2016)
Senate rules committee, increasing membership: SR 8604, SR 8605, * SR 8609 (2015)
Senate rules, permanent: * SR 8601 (2015)
Senate rules, permanent rule 45: SR 8647
Senate rules, permanent rule 53: * ESR 8658 (2015)
Session, 2015 first special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4408 (2015)
Session, 2015 regular, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4405 (2015)
Session, 2015 second special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4410 (2015)
Session, 2015 third special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4412 (2015)
Session, 2016 first special, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4419 (2016)
Session, 2016 regular, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4417 (2016)
Sessions, house business during interims: * HR 4637 (2015), * HR 4682 (2016)
Sessions, senate business during interim: * SR 8681 (2015), * SR 8739 (2016)
Task force for rail transportation in Washington state, establishing: HB 2934, SB 6506
Task force on Columbia river gorge commission, establishing: HB 1954
Task force on data privacy, establishing to consider establishment of state government office of the privacy commissioner: HB 2119
Task force on growth management act, establishing: HB 2945, SHB 2945
Task force on information technology in transportation, establishing: HB 2956, SHB 2956
Task force on law enforcement and corrections agency use of body worn cameras, establishing: * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Task force on law enforcement use of vehicle-mounted and body worn cameras, establishing: SHB 1917
Task force on middle market business and retaining and creating jobs in Washington, establishing: SSB 5934
Task force on poverty, establishing: HB 2113, SHB 2113
Task force on school class size in districts with 45,000-plus students, establishing: HB 2837
Task force on school counselors, psychologists, and social workers, establishing: HB 2381
Task force on school siting, creating: ESHB 1420
Task force on sexual assault examinations and untested examination kits, role of: * SHB 1068, CH 247 (2015)
Task force on state and local regulations that affect small businesses with fifty or fewer employees, establishing: SB 6033, SSB 6033
Task force on state boundaries, establishing: HB 1818
Task force on state building code council's administration and operations, establishing: HB 2841, SHB 2841, SB 6525, ESSB 6525
Task force on Tacoma Narrows bridge public-private partnership, establishing: HB 2052
Task force on Washington's clean energy economy, establishing: SB 6545
Task force, joint legislative-executive overtime oversight task force, creating: * E2SHB 1725, CH 30 (2016)
Task force, joint, on community policing standards (COPS) for a safer Washington, establishing: HB 2908
Task force, joint, on fostering innovation and retaining and creating jobs in Washington, establishing: SB 5934
Task force, joint, on industrial insurance privatization, establishing: SB 6579
Task force, joint, on injured workers' independent medical exams, establishing: SB 6597
Task force, joint, on juvenile sentencing reform, recommendations of, implementing: SB 5652
Task force, joint, on private competition for industrial insurance, establishing: HB 1156, SB 5420
Task force, joint, on sexual assault forensic examination best practices, renaming previous task force as: SHB 2530
Task force, joint, on state boundaries, establishing: HB 1832
Task force, joint, on training resources to combat human trafficking, establishing: SSB 5880
Task force, joint, on use of deadly force in community policing, establishing: * ESHB 2908, CH 200 (2016)
Task force, joint, Puget Sound armed services legacy memorial legislative, establishing: HB 2123
Tax increase legislation, simple majority approval for one-year effective period or two-thirds majority for approval: SB 6604
Tax increase legislation, two-thirds majority for approval: HJR 4206, HJR 4213, HJR 4214, HJR 4215, SJR 8200, SJR 8208, SJR 8209, SJR 8211, SJR 8212, SJR 8216
Tax increases and fee increases, constitutional amendment concerning: HJR 4215, SJR 8200, SJR 8211, SJR 8216
Tax increases, fee increases, and advisory votes, constitutional amendment concerning: HJR 4213, SJR 8208, SJR 8212
Transfer of public lands, joint select committee on, establishment: HB 1192
Transportation committee, joint, conducting design-build contracting review study: * 2ESSB 5997, CH 18 (2015)
Transportation committee, joint, interstate 405 express toll lanes, studying: SB 6675
Transportation committee, joint, recommendation that prevailing wages not apply to certain workers, implementing: HB 2014
Transportation committee, joint, state patrol recruitment and retention study, implementing recommendations of: HB 2872, SHB 2872, * E2SHB 2872, CH 28 (2016), HB 2914
Transportation committee, joint, studying issuance of drivers' licenses to persons unable to prove lawful presence in U.S.: SB 6679
TVW, congratulating for its coverage of state government: * HR 4629 (2015), * SR 8655 (2015)
Water supply during drought, joint legislative committee on, modifying provisions: HB 1836, SHB 1836, E2SHB 1836
Work group, on bistate bridge project, creating: HB 2414, SHB 2414
Working group, on Washington assessment of student learning, recommendations of, review: SB 6040
LIBRARIES  LIBRARIES RSS Feed
               
Access to libraries in Washington, department of commerce to study: HB 2532, SHB 2532
Firearms in libraries, local jurisdiction regulation of: HB 2460, SB 6351
Fund-raising activity, library contest of chance prizes, use tax exemption: * ESB 6013, CH 32 (2015)
Rural county library districts, trustee appointment and librarian selection processes, in certain counties: HB 2145, SB 6018
Rural county library districts, trustee appointment processes, in certain counties: HB 2426, SHB 2426, SB 6313
LICENSE PLATES  (See MOTOR VEHICLES)
LICENSING, DEPARTMENT  LICENSING, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also BOATS AND BOATING; DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES; IDENTIFICATION; MOTOR VEHICLES; PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS AND LAND SURVEYORS, STATE BOARD OF REGISTRATION FOR; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; SPORTS)
Child support orders, licensees not in compliance with, license restriction or suspension by issuing agency: HB 2913
Child support orders, licensees not in compliance with, notice to responsible parent by DSHS: HB 2915, SB 6495
Driver training education courses, department regulation of programs and licensing of instructors for: HB 2770
Drivers, case record for each, eliminating index cross reference accident record requirement: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Drivers, habitual offenders, improvement course for, department to develop: SB 6595
Drivers, vehicle insurance verification program, department to develop: SB 6595
Firearms, concealed pistol license, renewal notice requirements: HB 1191, SHB 1191, SB 6267, SSB 6267
Firearms, pistol purchase applications and transfer records, prohibiting retention and eliminating from databases: HB 1193
License plates, fees and purchasing, department role: SB 5429
Licensing and certification, replacing with Washington effective licensing port, when, department role: HB 2622
Motor vehicles, registering of, licensing entities to encourage purchasing of discover passes: HB 2937
Nondomiciled commercial learner's permit or commercial driver's license, issuance to person domiciled outside state: HB 2942, SHB 2942, SB 6591, SB 6678
REAL ID act of 2005, federal, issuance of driver's license or identicard acceptable for federal government official purposes: SB 6678
Security guards, private, licensing of, fingerprint background checks: HB 1336, SB 5592
Uniform commercial code, office rule filings, surcharge for: * HB 1090, CH 65 (2015), SB 5058
Uniform commercial code, security interest, when not created by transaction in form of lease: * SB 5032, CH 107 (2015)
Vessels, owner information, disclosure, when: * EHB 1409, CH 80 (2016), SB 5397, SSB 5397
Vessels, permits for nonresident persons who are not individuals, including sales and use tax exemption eligibility: HB 1681, SB 5878, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Vessels, reports of sale, department duties after filing of: * EHB 2190, CH 148 (2015)
Voter registration, department as qualified agency for: HB 2682, SHB 2682, SB 6379
LIFE SCIENCES DISCOVERY FUND AUTHORITY  LIFE SCIENCES DISCOVERY FUND AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               
Cancer research, funding, authority role, including advisory committee: SHB 2194
Cancer research, funding, authority role, including scientific review and advisory committee(s): HB 2194, SB 6101
Life sciences and cancer research, center of excellence for, merging authority with cancer research endowment authority to create: HB 2679
Life sciences research, expanding definition for authority mission purposes: HB 1670
Marijuana research, by research licensees, authority role: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), * SB 5121, CH 71 (2015), SB 6136
Marijuana research, by research licensees, discontinuing authority role: SB 6177, * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Membership, increasing, and including nominations from certain cancer care and research institutions: HB 2194, SHB 2194, SB 6101
Recognizing the life sciences discovery fund: * HR 4681 (2016)
LIGHTING  LIGHTING RSS Feed
               
Incandescent light bulbs, Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act: HB 1686
Light pollution, department of ecology to study: HB 2057
Mercury-containing lights, environmental handling charge, B&O tax exemption: HB 1619, * SHB 1619, CH 185 (2015), SB 5563, SSB 5563
Mercury-containing lights, stewardship organization annual fee: SHB 2486
LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES  LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANIES RSS Feed
               (See also PARTNERSHIPS)
Limited liability company act, repealing and replacing existing sections: SB 5030, * SSB 5030, CH 188 (2015)
Limited liability company act, revisions: * SB 5387, CH 176 (2015)
Marijuana, licensing of businesses, requirements when business entity: SHB 2364, 2SHB 2364
Marijuana, licensing of businesses, requirements when limited liability company: HB 2364
Marijuana, recreational, excise taxes, limited liability entity failure to remit: HB 1334, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5003, SB 5467, ESSB 6062, SB 6136
Noncompetition agreements, voiding, exceptions: HB 1926
Review of company document by secretary of state, face and cover sheets: * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV, SB 6492, SSB 6492
Uniform business organizations code--general provisions, creating: * SB 5387, CH 176 (2015)
Vessels, permits for nonresident limited liability companies, including sales and use tax exemption eligibility: HB 1681, SB 5878, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
LIMOUSINES  (See TRANSPORTATION)
LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD  LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD)
Enforcement officers, liquor, authority in relation to state, county, and municipal officers: HB 2369, SB 6305
Farmers markets, wine and beer samples at, wineries and microbreweries offering: HB 2641, SB 6390
Licensees, card of identification, various provisions: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, technical changes, various: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, various, purchase of liquor, repealing provision: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, beer and/or wine specialty shop license, wine retailer reseller endorsement to, creating: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, nonprofits, winery serving and taking orders for own wine at event hosted by: SHB 2701, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, not-for-profit organizations, wine sales for on-premises consumption: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion-licensed event, winery's own wine for off-premises consumption, retail sales endorsement: HB 2701, SB 6470
Licenses, spirits retail, former state liquor stores or contract liquor stores, business loss fee credit: HB 2831
Licenses, spirits retail, license issuance fee provisions: HB 2504
Marijuana, delivery, retailer license endorsement pilot program, board rule making for: HB 2368, SHB 2368
Marijuana, marijuana lounges, retailer's license endorsement for, board rule-making authority for: HB 2693
Marijuana, product traceability information submitted to board, disclosure exemption, when: HB 2584, * SHB 2584, CH 178 (2016), ESB 6207
Marijuana, recreational businesses, merchandise product design and marketing standards, board role: HB 2365
Marijuana, recreational businesses, unsellable marijuana disposal, board role: * HB 2521, CH 171 (2016), SB 6303
Marijuana, research license, scientific reviewer to review applications, board role: SB 6177, * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Marijuana, retailers with medical endorsement, plant and seed sales to, board rule-making authority: HB 2696
Permits, special, private collection of wine or spirits, sale of: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Permits, special, tasting and selling brewery's own beer at private event: * HB 2605, CH 129 (2016), SB 6346
Vapor products, comprehensive regulation of, board role: HB 2588, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Vapor products, comprehensive regulation of, including tax to be imposed, board role: E2SHB 1645, HB 2910
Vapor products, labeling and advertising requirements, board rule-making for: E2SHB 1645, HB 2910
Vapor products, taxing and regulating, board role: HB 2969
LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD  LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD)
Enforcement officers of board, provisions: HB 1537, SHB 1537, SB 5399
Farmers markets, serving spirits samples, endorsement for: HB 1976
Farmers markets, spirits sales by distilleries and craft distilleries, endorsement for: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licenses, craft distilleries, sales at farmers markets: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353
Licenses, distiller/rectifier, holders selling spirits at retail, spirits retail license issuance fee exemption: HB 1975
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, delivering spirits, conditions and requirements: SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, endorsement for wine and beer sales by: SB 5353
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, shipping own spirits to residents: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Licenses, food truck beer and/or wine license: HB 1108
Licenses, grocery store licensees, endorsement for on-tap cider and beer sales, conditions: HB 1198, SHB 1198, SB 5280, * SSB 5280, CH 192 (2015)
Licenses, microbreweries, sales at farmers markets: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Licenses, microbreweries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Licenses, nonretail, liquor handling and transporting by employees between 18 and 21, when: HB 1478, * ESB 5504, CH 33 (2015)
Licenses, special occasion, wine sales for on-premises consumption: SB 5155
Licenses, spirits retail, beer and/or wine specialty shops with, industry member personal services offered to: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Licenses, spirits retail, license issuance fee provisions: HB 1807, SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), HB 1975, SB 5660, SSB 5660
Licenses, spirits retail, nonprofit organizations, exemption from issuance fee and certain sales taxes: SB 5353
Licenses, spirits retail, renaming license fee as sales tax, with revenue for education: HB 1902
Licenses, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Licenses, tobacco products retailer, endorsement for cigar lounge or retail tobacconist shop: HB 1296, SHB 1296, SB 5917
Licenses, wineries, sales at farmers markets: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Licenses, wineries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Liquor and cannabis board, Washington state, renaming board as: * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 5052, SSB 5052, * 2SSB 5052, CH 70 (2015) PV, ESSB 6062, SB 6136
Marijuana, common carrier transportation of, rules for licensing: HB 1776, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5051, SSB 5051, SB 6136
Marijuana, comprehensive marijuana market reform, regulation and taxation: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 6136
Marijuana, consumption, informational material concerning, board role in funding with donations: HB 1361, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 5401, SB 6136
Marijuana, delivery and distribution licenses, creating: SB 5572
Marijuana, illegal production, enforcement through eradication, board role: HB 1418, HB 2162
Marijuana, illegal, seizure and auction of, board rule-making role: HB 1650
Marijuana, license fees, deposit into general fund, when: ESSB 6062
Marijuana, medical and recreational, comprehensive marijuana reform act, board role: SB 5519
Marijuana, recreational businesses, licensing of: SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5417, SSB 5417, SB 5572, SB 6136
Marijuana, recreational businesses, vending machines or drive through, licensure prohibition: * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), SB 5903, SB 6136
Marijuana, recreational, excise taxes, limited liability entity failure to remit to board: HB 1334, SHB 2136, * 2E2SHB 2136, CH 4 (2015), HB 2162, SB 5003, SB 5467, SB 6136
Permit, special, alcohol tasting by certain post-secondary students: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Permit, special, wine manufacturer private tasting and selling event: HB 1380, SHB 1380, SB 5596, * SSB 5596, CH 195 (2015)
Permits, special occasion or banquet, sales of beer, wine, and spirits: SB 5353
Permits, special, tasting and selling spirits of distillery's own production at private event: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Permits, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Vapor products, comprehensive regulation of, including tax to be imposed, board role: HB 1645, SHB 1645, SB 5573
Vapor products, labeling and advertising requirements, board rule-making for: SHB 1645, SB 5477
Vapor products, taxing and regulating, board role: HB 2211, SHB 2211
Youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program, creating, board role: HB 1642
LIQUOR TAXES  (See TAXES - EXCISE)
LITTERING  (See SOLID WASTE; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - LITTER)
LIVESTOCK  LIVESTOCK RSS Feed
               (See also FARMS AND FARMING; HORSES; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.)
Abuse of animals, offender registration and animal abuse registry: SB 6234
Animal feeding operations, concentrated, discharging to groundwater, general permit issuance and program for: HB 2840, SB 6568, SSB 6568
Assessment by beef commission, modifying provisions: SB 6638, SSB 6638
Cattle transaction reporting system, electronic, establishing: SHB 1755, * SSB 5733, CH 197 (2015)
Cowboy, national day of the, recognizing as state legal holiday: SB 5540
Cruelty to livestock, modifying relevant provisions: SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 235 (2015) PV
Dairy cattle, unbranded, electronic transaction reporting system, establishing: * SSB 5733, CH 197 (2015)
Fire suppression on public lands, livestock owner access for livestock care: HB 2925, * ESHB 2925, CH 109 (2016)
Hemp, as commercial animal feed component, study of: * HB 1268, CH 106 (2015)
Impounded livestock, placement and sale of, priority alternative for: HB 2500, SHB 2500
Movement of livestock, reporting system, establishing: HB 1755, SB 5733
Wildlife damage to livestock, compensation claim damage assessor costs, DFW responsibility: SB 6450
Wildlife damage to livestock, compensation claims, prohibiting DFW management actions until paid: SB 5712
Wildlife damage to livestock, permitting public hunting as preventive measure, prohibiting DFW from requiring: HB 2870
Wolf interactions with livestock, managing with lethal means, when: HB 1791, SB 5963
LOANS  LOANS RSS Feed
               (See also MORTGAGES AND MORTGAGE BROKERS)
Consumer loans, lending rate and origination fee, provisions: HB 2103
Real estate loans, interest income on certain, narrowing B&O tax deduction to include only community banks: HB 2991
Small loans, borrowing, borrower twelve-month limit, raising: SB 5613
Small loans, eliminating payday loans and creating small consumer installment loan: HB 1922, SHB 1922, 2SHB 1922, SB 5899, ESSB 5899
LOBBYING AND LOBBYISTS  (See PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION)
LOCAL GOVERNMENT  LOCAL GOVERNMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS; EMINENT DOMAIN; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS; PUBLIC LANDS; PUBLIC WORKS; RECORDS; SPECIAL AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS)
Architectural services, contracts for joint agency utilization of: HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5348, * SSB 5348, CH 232 (2015)
Audits, appealing results of: HB 2148
Audits, financial, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor: ESHB 2148
Audits, financial, by private entity rather than state auditor: HB 2148
Boards, advisory, subject to open public meetings act: HB 1425
Bridges, local government-owned structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting: HB 1851, * SHB 1851, CH 144 (2015)
Buildings, critical governmental facilities, combined heat and power for energy savings: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Cell site simulator device, use by government, restrictions: HB 1440, * ESHB 1440, CH 222 (2015)
Committees, subject to open public meetings act, when: HB 1425
Community redevelopment financing, limiting area in apportionment district for: HB 1383, HJR 4202
Contracts, between agencies and vendors, prohibiting nondisclosure clause: HB 1374
Creative districts, state-certified, designation and certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Data management by agencies, audits: HB 1008, SHB 1008
Development proposals, SEPA categorical exemptions, when: HB 1588
Disaster areas, designated, area creation and financing with bonds and local sales and use tax: HB 2551, SB 6316, SSB 6316, 2SSB 6316
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 5980
Elected officials, declared leave of absence to be vacancy in office, when: HB 2249
Electronic data and metadata, federal agencies collecting, prohibiting agency cooperation with: HB 1473
Electronic submissions and signatures, agency options for establishing method: HB 2427, * SHB 2427, CH 95 (2016), SB 6315, SSB 6315
Employment laws and contracts, local, to apply equally to unionized and nonunionized employers, when: HB 1934, SB 5332
Engineering services, contracts for joint agency utilization of: HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5348, * SSB 5348, CH 232 (2015)
Entry, in or on premises, by public officials and employees, strictly limiting: HB 1375
Environmental statutes, various involving department of ecology, updating for local government flexibility: HB 2486, SHB 2486, SB 6257
Firearms in public places, regulation by certain local authorities: HB 2460, SB 6351
Fiscal agents, state, appointment by local governments: * HB 2741, CH 105 (2016), SB 6397
Health care coverage, purchase through PEBB by political subdivisions: ESHB 2156
Highway projects, final permit determinations, city, town, or county deadline for: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, written shoreline exemptions, government entity deadline: SB 5855
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: HB 2929
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, restricting or prohibiting: 2EHB 2086, SB 5900
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, public health and safety agreements, local government action regarding: 2EHB 2086
Housing, affordable, very low-income, local government property tax exemption program for: HB 2544, SHB 2544, SB 6239, SSB 6239, 2SSB 6239
Housing, innovative, exemption from state building code, creating via ordinance, when: HB 2676
Indebtedness, instruments of, issuance of duplicate by local government officer: HB 1815, SHB 1815, SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 5 (2016) V
Information technology infrastructure and security, governing body executive sessions concerning: HB 1561
Infrastructure project areas, local, provisions: EHB 1513
Infrastructure, essential public, bonds to fund, provisions: 2ESB 5624
Infrastructure, local government, levied tax revenue deposit and use for local public works, constitutional amendment: HJR 4205
Infrastructure, public, state debt guarantee for, constitutional amendment to allow: 2ESJR 8204
Infrastructure, Washington investment trust, creating for funding of: HB 2967, SB 5553
Infrastructure, Washington publicly owned trust, creating for funding of: SB 5971
Investment authority and options of local governments, modifying provisions: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Local revitalization financing, demonstration projects, bond issuance exemption, when: HB 1265, * SB 5249, CH 112 (2015)
Local revitalization financing, infrastructure project awards, provisions: HB 1648, SB 5109, SSB 5109, * E2SSB 5109, CH 207 (2016)
Long-range planning, costs of, authority to collect permit or other fees to pay for: HB 1802
Minimum wage rate, local, to apply equally to unionized and nonunionized employers, when: HB 2489
Notices, public, about risks and during emergencies, to include notices for non-English-proficient persons: HB 2926, SB 6530
Official oppression by public servant, creating crime of, class C felony: HB 2200
Officials, public, signature attestation by secretary of state: * SB 6491, CH 23 (2016) V
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing upon, prohibiting policies based on: HB 1584
Private roadways, local jurisdiction maintenance of, authority to finance, when: HB 2454
Procurement by public agencies, from nonprofit agencies for the blind: * HB 2398, CH 40 (2016)
Property, vacant or undeveloped agency-owned, master real estate plan to use or dispose of: HB 1905
Public disclosure, government entities to pay fee to public disclosure commission: SB 5867
Public servant, official oppression by, creating crime of, class C felony: HB 2200
Public works assistance account, local government loan repayment amounts to, forgiving, when: SB 6508
Sensing devices, extraordinary, use by government agencies, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1639, ESHB 1639, SB 5714
Unmanned aerial vehicles, use by agencies, procedures and prohibitions: HB 2016
Vapor products, political subdivision regulation of, when: E2SHB 1645
Warrants for payment, duplicate, issuance by local government officer: HB 1815, SHB 1815, SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 5 (2016) V
LOCAL OPTION TRANSPORTATION TAX  (See TAXES - LOCAL OPTION TRANSPORTATION)
LOCKSMITHS  (See BUSINESSES)
LODGING TAX  (See TAXES - LODGING TAX)
LONG-TERM CARE  LONG-TERM CARE RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDS, OFFICE OF STATE; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Adult family homes, DSHS orders in actions against providers, deadline for hearing: * SSB 5877, CH 266 (2015)
Adult family homes, DSHS orders in actions against providers, licensee right to apply for stay of: SB 5877
Adult family homes, licensing and fees: HB 1132, * SHB 1132, CH 66 (2015), SB 5796
Adult family homes, provider collective bargaining, "feasible financially for the state" for purposes of agreements: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Adult family homes, provider collective bargaining, unit representatives periodic certification elections: HB 1953, HB 2490, SB 6410, SSB 6410
Assisted living facilities, provision of continuing nursing services by: SB 5028, SSB 5028
Assisted living facilities, with medicaid contract, overpayment of B&O taxes refund period, extending, when: SB 6599
Continuing care retirement communities, certification and operating: HB 2726
Continuing care retirement communities, registration and operating: SHB 2726, * 2SHB 2726, CH 183 (2016)
Facilities, high priority violations at, identification and referral procedures: HB 2221, SHB 2221
Home and community-based long-term care services, payment rate methodology and medicaid access incentive payment: HB 1904, SB 5802
Insurance, certified independent review organizations for disputes: HB 1066
Nursing facility medicaid payment system, case mix classification methodology, modifying: SB 6335, SSB 6335
Nursing facility medicaid payment system, increased staffing standards for, studying impact of: HB 2137, SB 6010
Nursing facility medicaid payment system, new rate-establishing system, adoption: HB 1274, * SHB 1274, CH 2 (2015), SB 5152, SSB 5152, E2SSB 5152
Nursing facility medicaid payment system, quality care and quality workforce, multiple strategies: HB 2137, SB 6010
Nursing facility medicaid payment system, rate-establishing system, modifying: HB 2466, HB 2678, * SHB 2678, CH 131 (2016), SB 6240, SSB 6240
Nursing homes, case mix classification methodology, modifying: SB 6335, SSB 6335
Nursing homes, sodium content of meals, identifying for residents: HB 1507
Nursing homes, staffing standards and payment methodology: * SHB 1274, CH 2 (2015), HB 1784, SHB 1784, HB 2466, HB 2678, * SHB 2678, CH 131 (2016), E2SSB 5152, SB 6240, SSB 6240
Nursing homes, with medicaid contract, overpayment of B&O taxes refund period, extending, when: SB 6599
Personal care services, from family member, consumer-directed medicaid program for: SB 6662, SSB 6662
Personal needs allowance, medicaid services, increasing for long-term care: SB 6555, SSB 6555
Preparing for long-term care, feasibility study and actuarial modeling of options for: HB 1286, SB 5258
Prescription drugs, pharmacy dispensing for certain facilities: SB 6203, * ESSB 6203, CH 148 (2016)
Providers, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Providers, collective bargaining, "feasible financially for the state" for purposes of agreements: HB 2829, SB 6098, SSB 6098, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Providers, collective bargaining, excluding retirement benefits as subject of, when: SB 5515
Providers, hours per week, number paid for and assignment by consumer: HB 1725, SHB 1725, * E2SHB 1725, CH 30 (2016), SB 5709
Providers, joint legislative-executive overtime oversight task force, creating: * E2SHB 1725, CH 30 (2016)
Providers, long-term care services, collective bargaining unit representatives periodic certification elections: HB 1953, HB 2490
Providers, when public employees for collective bargaining, retirement plan restrictions and ineligibility for PERS: SB 6126, SSB 6126
Workers, training and certification exemptions for, removing expiration dates: * HB 1531, CH 152 (2015), SB 5599
LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDS, OFFICE OF STATE  LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDS, OFFICE OF STATE RSS Feed
               
Developmental disabilities, persons with, creating near fatality review system, ombuds program role: SB 6564
Facilities, high priority violations at, identification and referral procedures, ombuds role: HB 2221, SHB 2221
Residential habilitation centers, high priority violations at, identification and referral procedures, ombuds role: SHB 2221
LOTTERY COMMISSION  (See LOTTERY, STATE)
LOTTERY, STATE  LOTTERY, STATE RSS Feed
               
Raffle tickets, statewide, to benefit traffic congestion relief efforts, requirements: SB 5973
Revenues, deposited in certain accounts, distribution: SB 5681, * ESSB 5681, CH 31 (2015)
Revenues, forecasts by economic and revenue forecast council, independent forecast for same revenues: SB 5681, * ESSB 5681, CH 31 (2015)
Unclaimed lottery prize balance, when over certain amount, transfer to opportunity pathways account: SB 5681, * ESSB 5681, CH 31 (2015)
Unclaimed lottery prize moneys, deposit in Washington internet crimes against children account: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SSB 5215
LOW-INCOME PERSONS  LOW-INCOME PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also HOMELESS PERSONS; HOMES AND HOUSING)
Affordable housing, county local option sales and use tax for: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Affordable housing, very low-income, local government property tax exemption program for: HB 2544, SHB 2544, SB 6239, SSB 6239, 2SSB 6239
Auburn Youth Services, executive director James Blanchard, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2015)
Community learning center program, low-income communities, targeting: HB 1960, SB 5814
Expanded learning opportunities council, membership, to include low-income communities: SB 5721, * SSB 5721, CH 163 (2015)
Homeownership development, low-income by nonprofit, property tax exemption: SB 6211, * SSB 6211, CH 217 (2016)
Housing assistance program, funds for promoting homeownership for low-income households: SB 5655, SSB 5655
Housing, creating affordable housing for all program, county task forces, and plans: SB 6422
Housing, low-income weatherization program, weatherization plus health initiative: * HB 1720, CH 50 (2015)
Housing, low-income, proposed development that includes, SEPA noncompliance challenge exception for: HB 2763
Poverty, legislative task force on, establishing: HB 2113, SHB 2113
Residential energy efficiency incentive pilot program, property tax exemption for eligible retrofit projects: HB 1843, SHB 1843, 2SHB 1843, SB 6276
Services for low-income persons, using certain aerospace industry tax revenue increases for: HB 1786, SHB 1786
Students, higher education, low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Students, low-income high-achieving, four-year college informational program for: HB 1812
Students, low-income, eliminating or reviewing certain community and technical college fees for: HB 2593
Students, low-income, housing assistance program funds for certain projects to aid: * EHB 1633, CH 155 (2015), SB 5578
Tenants, rent increase or unit use change, relocation time and assistance: HB 2051, SHB 2051, SB 5377
Youth, dropout prevention through farm engagement pilot project, establishing: HB 1568