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

NATIONAL GUARD  (See MILITARY)
NATURAL RESOURCES, BOARD  (See NATURAL RESOURCES, DEPARTMENT)
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               (See also STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Administrative functions, consolidation with other natural resources agencies, requirements: E2SSB 5669
Archaeology and historic preservation, department of, transfer to department of natural resources: HB 1850, SB 5669
Aviation fuel, department consulting role in development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Aviation fuel, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: SSB 5273
Aviation fuel, forest biomass to aviation fuel demonstration project, department role: HB 1422, SB 5273
Biomass, department consulting role in development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: * SHB 1422, CH 217 (2011)
Biomass, development of forest biomass to aviation fuel: SSB 5273
Biomass, forest biomass to aviation fuel demonstration project, department role: HB 1422, SB 5273
Board of natural resources, creation of state forest land pool: * HB 2329, CH 166 (2012), SB 6195
Board of natural resources, land management, board to consider economic development opportunities: HB 1196
Board of natural resources, state land divestiture plan, board to implement: HB 1199
Community forest land trust, creation and management by department: HB 1421, * ESHB 1421, CH 216 (2011), SB 5272, SSB 5272
Derelict fishing gear, including commercial net fishing gear and shellfish pots, database and reporting requirements: HB 1717, * ESB 5661, CH 190 (2012)
Discover pass and day-use permits, revising provisions: HB 2373, SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Discover pass and day-use permits, sales of, distribution of moneys to state land trust beneficiaries: SB 5979
Discover pass, amending miscellaneous provisions: HB 2217, SB 5998
Discover pass, authorizing private vendor sales and creation of family discover pass: SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Discover pass, creation: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Discover pass, use of single pass for motor vehicles registered at same address: HB 2217
Discover pass, use of single pass for two vehicles: HB 2153, SB 5977, SSB 5977, SB 5985, SB 5998
Enforcement actions, public health or environmental, providing settlement notice to public: SB 5051, SSB 5051
Enforcement personnel, discontinuing employment and replacing with local policing agencies or state patrol: SB 5805
Forest practices applications, denials, restrictions and procedures when archaeological object is present: HB 2453
Forest practices permitting system, adding renewal period for approval to conduct forest practice: HB 1157, SHB 1157, SB 5158
Forest practices permitting system, various revisions, including fish protection standards, concurrence review, and fees: SHB 1157
Geographic names, board on, creation: HB 1084, * SHB 1084, CH 355 (2011) PV, SB 5610, SSB 5610
Geographic names, committee on, creation to assist board on geographic names: * SHB 1084, CH 355 (2011) PV
Geothermal resources, development of and conforming federal and state statutes: SB 6285, SSB 6285
Habitat conservation plans, with federal government, department authority to enter into: HB 1009, ESHB 1009
Hydraulic project approvals, integration into forest practices applications for forest practices-related hydraulic projects: SHB 1157, HB 2008, SB 5862, SSB 5862, SB 6406, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
Investigators, natural resources, general law enforcement authority: HB 2472, SB 6225
Land managed by department, permitting recreational rock collecting without written authorization with certain restrictions: HB 2600, SHB 2600, 2SHB 2600, SB 6057
Land managed by department, recreation access, creation of discover pass and day-use permit: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5622, SSB 5622, * 2SSB 5622, CH 320 (2011)
Land managed by department, recreation access, revising discover pass and day-use permit provisions: HB 2373, SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Land managed by department, recreation access, use of single discover pass for motor vehicles registered at same address: HB 2217
Land managed by department, recreation access, use of single discover pass for two vehicles: HB 2153, SB 5977, SSB 5977, SB 5985, SB 5998
Land managed by department, recreation access, use of vehicle access pass: HB 2187, SB 5986
Land owned by department, selling when no longer needed for departmental purposes: SB 5376
Law enforcement and heritage program, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department of conservation and recreation: HB 1850, SB 5669
Law enforcement program and employees, transfer to department of fish, wildlife, and recreation: SSB 5669
Natural environment programs, streamlining administration: HB 1885, ESHB 1885
Natural resources management, department to undertake interagency collaboration and office and facility colocation: SB 6078, ESSB 6078
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence: HB 1162
Natural resources protection, streamlining regulatory processes and achieving program efficiencies: SB 6406, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
Permitting, department to improve process through various strategies: SSB 5266
Permitting, establishment of work group for multiagency permitting strategy and tiered permitting system: SB 5266
Permitting, establishment of work group to monitor and provide guidance to department: SSB 5266
Public lands, access for hunting and fishing, public agencies to suspend access or provide open access to general public: HB 1273
Science, peer-reviewed studies, use by certain agencies prior to taking action: SHB 1307
Small forest landowner office, calculating compensation for small forest landowners through forest riparian easement program: HB 1161
State land divestiture plan, department to develop and board to implement: HB 1199
State lands, management of lands and resources by agencies to be coordinated with local governments: HB 1110
State lands, state forest land pool, creation of: * HB 2329, CH 166 (2012), SB 6195
State lands, wildfire protection for lands managed by state agencies, department authority to provide: * HB 2440, CH 38 (2012), SB 6144
Unappropriated public lands, department to study and manage: SB 5001
Vehicle access pass, use on department recreation sites and lands: HB 2187, SB 5986
Wetlands and aquatic habitat, compensatory mitigation of, pairing with existing environmental programs: * E2SHB 2238, CH 62 (2012), SSB 6093
NATUROPATHY  (See HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS)
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Local interest web sites, definition and tax rate for business and occupation tax purposes: HB 2631, SB 6201
Newspapers, revising definition and tax rate for business and occupation tax purposes: HB 1925, HB 2631, SB 5534, SSB 5534, 2SSB 5534, SB 6201, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Newspapers, sales and use tax exemptions, limiting eligibility: HB 2094
NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS  (See CORPORATIONS)
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Amateur sports, nonprofit amusement and recreation services involving, tax exemptions: HB 1452, SB 5422, SB 6189
Arts and cultural facilities competitive grant program, expanding to include zoos, aquariums, and science and technology centers: HB 2587, SHB 2587, E2SHB 2587, SB 6332
Background checks, allowing nonprofit organizations to conduct in certain cases: SSB 5703
Basketball tournaments, sales and use tax exemptions when operated by nonprofit: SB 6510
Brigadoon Service Dogs, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2012)
Community development financial institutions, certified, business and occupation tax deduction: EHB 1490, SB 5363, SSB 5363
Conservation corps, certain nonprofit programs, exemption from rates of compensation provisions in certain cases: SB 5538, * SSB 5538, CH 56 (2011)
Cultural access authorities, creation, organization, and funding: HB 1837, SB 5626
Dispute resolution centers, donations by nonprofit organizations to, business and occupation tax deduction for center and nonprofit: * SB 6159, CH 249 (2012) PV
Dues and initiation fees paid to certain nonprofit organizations, business and occupation tax deduction: HB 2094, SB 5932
Education and arts cultural access authorities, creation, organization, and funding: SHB 1837, SSB 5626
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, modifying property tax exemption provisions: SB 6598, SSB 6598
Fraternal benefit societies, exemption from taxation: HB 2094
Horse park authority, state, expanding board membership: HB 2595
Housing organization, nonprofit, incentives for participation in renewable energy investment cost recovery program: SHB 1144, 2E2SHB 1144
Housing organizations, loans for low-income borrowers and housing, not subject to consumer loan act: HB 1405, SHB 1405, * 2SHB 1405, CH 191 (2011), SB 5303, SSB 5303
Industry development organizations, grant program: SB 5808
Industry development organizations, innovation industry grant program grants for: HB 2613
Industry development organizations, innovation industry program credit allowances for: 2SSB 5808
Industry development organizations, innovation industry program funds for: SHB 2613, SSB 5808
Meals sold to students and faculty of certain nonprofit entities, exemption from sales and use tax: HB 2095
Property tax exemption, nonprofit organizations, payment of taxes when property no longer used for certain housing purposes: HB 2779
Property tax exemption, property leased by nonprofit organization from entity that acquired property from previously exempt nonprofit organization: SB 6600, * SSB 6600, CH 76 (2012)
Property tax exemption, property leased by organization providing job training and services: HB 1042, SHB 1042, SB 5017, SSB 5017
Raffles, by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations, requiring license for raffles exceeding certain dollar amount: * SB 6465, CH 131 (2012)
Raffles, by bona fide charitable or nonprofit organizations, revising dollar threshold for conducting raffles without license: HB 1960, SB 5770
Running events, sales and use tax exemptions when operated by nonprofit: SB 6510
Senior centers, creating senior center liquor license: HB 2249, SB 6076, ESSB 6477
Underground utilities, nonprofit entity to establish dispute resolution service to reduce underground utility facility damage: SHB 1634
Use tax exemption for items purchased from organization conducting fund-raising activities: SB 5765
Utilities, underground and above ground, contracting with nonprofit entity to reduce facility damage: * E2SHB 1634, CH 263 (2011) PV, HB 2223, * ESHB 2223, CH 96 (2012), SB 6220
Yakima Valley Hearing and Speech Center, recognizing: * HR 4644 (2011)
NOXIOUS WEED CONTROL BOARD  (See WEEDS)
NUCLEAR POWER AND NUCLEAR SITES  (See ENERGY; UTILITIES)
NURSES  (See HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS; NURSING HOMES)
NURSING CARE QUALITY ASSURANCE COMMISSION  (See HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS)
NURSING HOMES  NURSING HOMES RSS Feed
               (See also LONG-TERM CARE)
Deaths caused by health case-associated infections, requiring reports to department of social and health services: SB 5818
Facilities for persons with intellectual disabilities, required procedures for facility closure and discharge and relocation of residents: HB 1620, SB 5429
Facilities, department of social and health services to convene work group to incentivize nursing facilities to reduce licensed beds: E2SHB 1901, * ESSB 5708, CH 366 (2011)
Licensing, fee surcharges, charging to fund quality incentive payment system: HB 1982
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, ensuring efficient and economic payments: HB 1249, SHB 1249, SB 5466
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, financing allowance component rate allocations and case mix: HB 1149, SHB 1149, SB 5041
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, financing allowance factors and component rate allocations: HB 2685
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, reconciliation and settlement process: HB 2737
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, restoring certain 2011 methodology changes: HB 2752
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, skilled nursing facility safety net assessment medicaid share pass through or rate add-on: HB 1722, SB 5581, * ESSB 5581, CH 7 (2011)
Medicaid, nursing facility payment system, various provisions: HB 1722, HB 2752, SB 5581, * ESSB 5581, CH 7 (2011)
Medication assistant endorsement for nursing assistants working in nursing homes: HB 2473, * ESHB 2473, CH 208 (2012), SB 6382
Nonmedical care management services for certain persons, nursing home option to provide: HB 1901, SHB 1901, SB 5708, * ESSB 5708, CH 366 (2011)
Physicians, conditions of employment by a nursing home: HB 1315, * SHB 1315, CH 228 (2011), SB 5396
Postacute care program certification standards, department of social and health services to adopt: HB 1901, SHB 1901, SB 5708
Prescription drugs, unused, establishing program for recycling by nursing homes: SB 6048
Quality incentive payment system, design and funding: HB 1982
Residents, waivers of rights, adding provision concerning vulnerable adults statute: SB 5047, SSB 5047
Services, achieving cost efficiencies through long-term care service delivery reshaping: HB 1901, SHB 1901, E2SHB 1901, SB 5708, * ESSB 5708, CH 366 (2011)
Sex offenders, sex offender policy board to review housing options for aging and certain other offenders: SSB 5102
Skilled nursing facility quality incentive payments, design of, provisions: HB 1722, SB 5581, * ESSB 5581, CH 7 (2011)
Skilled nursing facility safety net trust fund, restrictions on legislative action: HB 2727
Transitional care management services for certain persons, nursing home option to provide: E2SHB 1901