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

OBSERVANCES  (See HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES)
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  (See HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS)
OCEAN WATERS AND RESOURCES  OCEAN WATERS AND RESOURCES RSS Feed
               
Floatation devices used in state waters, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated: SB 5546
Invasive species, aquatic, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Ocean acidification, coordination of certain research with geoduck aquaculture research: HB 1761
Ocean acidification, governor's blue ribbon panel on, implementing recommendations of: SB 5547
Sea grant program, University of Washington, coordination of research on geoducks with ocean acidification research: HB 1761
Sea grant program, University of Washington, promoting shellfish aquaculture research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Washington coastal marine advisory council, establishment: * ESB 5603, CH 318 (2013)
Washington marine resources advisory council, creation: * ESB 5603, CH 318 (2013)
Washington marine resources protection council, creation: SB 5547
Washington's saltwater coast, designating as state maritime heritage area: HB 2386, SB 6246
OFFICIAL STATE DESIGNATION  OFFICIAL STATE DESIGNATION RSS Feed
               
Fairs, central Washington state fair, designating as official state fair: HB 2622
Ostrea lurida, official state oyster: HB 2387, SHB 2387, SB 6145, * SSB 6145, CH 146 (2014)
Palouse falls, official state waterfall: * HB 2119, CH 41 (2014)
Sea hawk (osprey), official state raptor: HB 2802
OIL AND GAS  OIL AND GAS RSS Feed
               (See also FUELS)
Definition of "oil" or "oils," modifying for purposes of petroleum transportation and oil spill prevention and response: HB 2440, SB 6243
Fossil fuel carbon pollution tax, levying and imposing for basic education funding: HB 2803
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, B&O taxation of: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, public utility tax exemption: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Landfill gas, companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using, sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment used by: SB 6215, SSB 6215, 2SSB 6215
Natural gas infrastructure, in rural or underserved areas, authorizing gas company recovery of investments: HB 2177
Natural gas infrastructure, in rural or underserved areas, process for innovative proposals for: ESHB 2177
Natural gas or propane used by mint growers and processors to distill mint oil, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5862, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Natural gas or propane used to heat greenhouses, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1722
Natural gas, compressed or liquefied, various excise taxation provisions concerning use as transportation fuel: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Natural gas, main extension tariffs of gas companies, requirements: ESHB 2177
Natural gas, rural Washington natural gas access and investment account, creating to provide infrastructure project funding: HB 2101
Oil and hazardous materials transportation, safety measures for tank rail cars, requesting that Congress implement: SJM 8015
Oil spill administration tax, modifying provisions: SB 6567, SSB 6567, SB 6576
Oil spill response tax, modifying provisions: SB 6567, SSB 6567, SB 6576
Oil spill response tax, modifying provisions to include liquid bulk crude oil: SB 6582
Oil transportation safety act: SB 6262
Oil, crude oil and refined petroleum, measures to ensure safety when transporting: HB 2347, SHB 2347, E2SHB 2347, SB 6262
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, measures to increase safety of transport of: SB 6582
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, transportation by rail, studying: SB 6582
Oil, used, best management practices for dealing with PCB contamination at public recycling collection sites: HB 2745, * ESB 6501, CH 173 (2014)
Petroleum businesses, imposing privilege tax: SB 5756
Petroleum, underground storage tanks, sunshine committee recommendations concerning disclosure of proprietary reports: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5169, SSB 5169
Property taxes, exemption for certain oil and gas reserves and leases on development and operation rights: HB 1856, SHB 1856
Severance of oil and gas, imposing excise tax on producers, with related exemption and credit: HB 1856, SHB 1856
Spill prevention and response act, concerning safety of oil and hazardous material transportation in state: SB 6524, SSB 6524
Spill prevention and response act, concerning the safety of liquid bulk crude oil transport: SB 6582
Spill prevention and response, concerning safety of oil and hazardous material transportation in state: E2SSB 6524
Spill prevention and response, concerning safety of oil transportation in state: SB 6576
Transportation, studying railcar oil spill response and recovery: SB 6576
ONLINE LEARNING, OFFICE  ONLINE LEARNING, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Public schools, online learning in, office role: HB 1423, SHB 1423, SB 5667
OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS  OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS RSS Feed
               
Agency governing bodies, member open public meetings training requirements: HB 2121, SHB 2121, * ESB 5964, CH 66 (2014), SSB 5964
Collective bargaining, public employee contract negotiations to be open public meetings: SB 6183
County legislative authorities, meetings, holding outside county seat: EHB 1013, SB 5260
Executive session meetings, closed, recording of, including requirements and disclosure exemption: HB 1714
Open government trainings act, requiring open public meetings and public records training: HB 2121, SHB 2121, * ESB 5964, CH 66 (2014), SSB 5964
Public agencies with governing bodies, posting agendas online prior to meetings: HB 2105, * SHB 2105, CH 61 (2014)
Public comment and meeting materials, providing agency flexibility in handling: HB 1197
Public officials and employees, public records and meetings training programs, implementation: HB 1198, SHB 1198
Training concerning open public meetings, attorney general role: HB 1714
OPPORTUNITY SCHOLARSHIP BOARD  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES)
OUTDOOR RECREATION  OUTDOOR RECREATION RSS Feed
               (See also PARKS; PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION; PUBLIC LANDS; RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE)
Day-use permit, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Day-use permit, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Day-use permit, making permit voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Day-use permit, modifying cost provisions: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935, SSB 5289, SSB 5653, SB 5897, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, complimentary pass for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Discover pass, complimentary pass for department of fish and wildlife customers spending certain amount: HB 2199
Discover pass, complimentary, for spouses doing collective agency-sanctioned volunteer work: SHB 1935, ESB 5097
Discover pass, discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Discover pass, discount when purchased with certain hunting and fishing licenses, etc.: SB 5289
Discover pass, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Discover pass, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Discover pass, making pass voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Discover pass, purchase option when applying for vehicle registration, procedures: SB 5266
Discover pass, requirements exemption for off-road vehicles with valid off-road vehicle decal: SSB 5391
Discover pass, requirements exemption for off-road vehicles with valid off-road vehicle permit: HB 1755, SB 5391
Discover pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, to be required for operating motor vehicle on any recreation site or lands: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Firearms, laws and ordinances restricting possession in parks or recreational facilities, authority of municipalities to enact: SB 5739
Floatation devices used in state waters, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated: SB 5546
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements: SB 5057
Lands, real property, state agency funding or reimbursement for fee simple acquisition, ensuring public recreational access: SSB 5057
Milwaukee Road corridor, parks and recreation commission authority to manage as recreation trail: * HB 2225, CH 43 (2014), SB 6036
Mt. Everest, 1963 American expedition, celebrating 50th anniversary: * HR 4650 (2013), * SR 8655 (2013)
Natural resources and recreation law enforcement, merging department of natural resources officers with department of fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Off-road vehicles, increasing recreation opportunities for: HB 1632, * ESHB 1632, CH 23 (2013), SB 5513
Private property, recreational access, encouraging landowners to allow: HB 2243, SB 6508
Private property, recreational access, revising landowner liability provisions to encourage: HB 2150, SHB 2150, HB 2243, SB 6508
Public lands, recreation access, access to body of water by way of public land: HB 2342
Public lands, recreation access, ensuring no net loss of public recreational opportunities on lands managed by departments of fish and wildlife and natural resources: SB 5907
Public lands, recreation access, expanding definition of public recreational access: HB 2273
Public lands, recreation access, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands managed by department of natural resources: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Public lands, recreation access, maintaining or increasing for lands managed by department of natural resources: SSB 5906
Public lands, recreation access, private sector entities to manage state camping areas: SB 6293
Public lands, recreation access, prohibiting mandatory fee or permit for access or parking: SB 6293
Recreation access pass account, depositing certain moneys into: HB 2707, SB 6260
Recreation lands, acquisition by state: SB 5054, SSB 5054, SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Recreational and parks land, county use of certain property tax levies for maintenance and operation, conditions: SB 6076, ESSB 6076
Recreational vessels, large, removing certain sales and use tax disincentives for resident and nonresident owners: HB 1927, SB 5817
Recreational vessels, operation under influence of THC or other drug: HB 2503, SHB 2503, SB 6014, * SSB 6014, CH 132 (2014)
Ski area conveyances, safety program, revising provisions: HB 2227, * SB 6035, CH 133 (2014)
Snowmobiles, special parking permits for winter recreational areas, snowmobile advisory committee to determine fee for issuance in certain cases: SB 5889
State parks and recreation centennial act, provisions concerning funding, access, and the parks and recreation commission: HB 1935, SHB 1935, SB 5657
Trails, accessible for recreational use, coordinated state-led effort: HB 2151, * ESHB 2151, CH 114 (2014)
Trails, official recreational trail policy, certain agencies to implement: HB 2151, * ESHB 2151, CH 114 (2014)
Vehicle access pass, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Vehicle access pass, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Vehicle access pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Vehicle access pass, use for department of natural resources recreation sites access: SB 5080
Veterans with disabilities, complimentary discover pass: SB 5319
Veterans with disabilities, discover pass discount: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Washington state, celebrating outdoor recreation in: * SR 8609 (2013)