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PACIFIC STANDARD TIME  (See TIME)
PARENTING PLANS  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
PARENTS AND PARENTING  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS)
PARKING  PARKING RSS Feed
               (See also OUTDOOR RECREATION; PUBLIC LANDS)
Capitol campus, prohibiting local parking restrictions adjacent to campus: SB 5830
Disabilities, persons with, parking placard display requirements: HB 2283
Local government parking taxes, authority to impose on all nonresidential parking: SB 5910
Park and ride lots, commercial activity at, leases: SB 5791, * SSB 5791, CH 378 (2011)
Parking charges, tax on charges at certain facilities, use of revenues by public facilities district for baseball stadium: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Parking lots, coal tar asphalt sealant, prohibiting sale and use: HB 1721, * ESHB 1721, CH 268 (2011)
Public lands, access for recreation, discover pass and day use permit parking provisions: HB 2295
Public lands, access for recreation, discover pass, removing one vehicle per pass restriction: SB 6463
State employees, parking benefits for, pretax payroll deductions for qualified benefits: HB 1518, SHB 1518
Vehicle parking charges, tax on, levying by public facility district: HB 1997, SHB 1997, ESB 5958, SB 5961
PARKS  PARKS RSS Feed
               (See also OUTDOOR RECREATION; PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION)
Anderson, Margaret, honoring the life of: * HR 4666 (2012), * SR 8676 (2012)
Community trail advisory authority, establishment and grant program: HB 1949, SB 5786
Local sales and use tax funding for parks, recreation, trails, and open space allocation: HB 1949, SB 5786
Metropolitan park districts, exemption of certain districts from certain property tax levy limitations: * 2ESB 5638, CH 28 (2011)
Metropolitan park districts, local sales and use tax funding for parks, recreation, trails, and open space allocation: HB 1949, SB 5786
Rangers, vesting with police powers by parks and recreation commission: HB 1321
State parks, authority of park manager to impose discover pass surcharge: SB 6590
State parks, metal detectors in, parks and recreation commission to open all state parks for recreational use, conditions: SB 5506
State parks, temporary closure, parks and recreation commission duties: SB 5702
State parks, voluntary donations, making when paying vehicle license fees: * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012), SB 6184
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION  PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Administrative functions, consolidation with other natural resources agencies, requirements: E2SSB 5669
Conservation and recreation, department of, transfer of powers, duties, and functions of commission to department: HB 1850, SB 5669
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, HB 2295, SB 5998
Discover pass, authority of state park managers to impose surcharge, commission role: SB 6590
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, inapplicability of lodging tax to sales of: HB 2760
Discover pass, removing one vehicle per pass restriction: SB 6463
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, SB 6590
Enforcement personnel, discontinuing employment and replacing with local policing agencies or state patrol: SB 5805
Fish, wildlife, and recreation, department of, transfer of powers, duties, and functions of commission to department: SSB 5669
Habitat conservation plans, with federal government, commission authority to enter into: HB 1009, ESHB 1009
Land managed by commission, permitting recreational rock collecting without written authorization with certain restrictions: HB 2600, SB 6057
Land managed by commission, 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 commission, recreation access, revising discover pass and day-use permit provisions: HB 2373, SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Land managed by commission, recreation access, use of single discover pass for motor vehicles registered at same address: HB 2217
Land managed by commission, recreation access, use of single discover pass for two vehicles: HB 2153, SB 5977, SSB 5977, SB 5985, SB 5998, SB 6590
Land management, commission to consider economic development opportunities: HB 1196
Land owned by commission, selling when no longer needed for departmental purposes: SB 5376
Law enforcement, commission to be classified as general authority law enforcement agency: HB 1321
Lodging tax, inapplicability to certain state parks fees, including discover pass sales: HB 2760
Metal detectors in state parks, commission to open all state parks for recreational use, conditions: SB 5506
Natural environment programs, streamlining administration: HB 1885, ESHB 1885
Natural resources management, commission to undertake interagency collaboration and office and facility colocation: SB 6078, ESSB 6078
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence: HB 1162
Park rangers, vesting with police powers by commission: HB 1321
Public lands, access for hunting and fishing, public agencies to suspend access or provide open access to general public: HB 1273
Seashore conservation area, disposal of area land by commission to resolve boundary disputes: * HB 1106, CH 184 (2011), SB 5084
Staffing and appropriations reductions, prioritization of staffing levels: SB 6387
State lands, management of lands and resources by agencies to be coordinated with local governments: HB 1110
State parks and recreation department, renaming commission as: HB 2373
State parks, authority of park manager to impose discover pass surcharge: SB 6590
State parks, temporary closure, commission duties: SB 5702
Veteran's disability pass, lifetime, use for access to state recreation lands: HB 2161
PARTNERSHIPS  PARTNERSHIPS RSS Feed
               
Limited liability company, conversion of trust company to, allowing under certain conditions: HB 1466, * SB 5375, CH 52 (2011)
Surcharges, partnerships, funding state work-study program: SB 6447
Vessel sales, sales and use tax exemption to include such nonresident persons as a limited liability company: SB 6248
PENSION POLICY, SELECT COMMITTEE  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
PERFORMING ARTS  PERFORMING ARTS RSS Feed
               
Cultural access authorities, creation, organization, and funding: HB 1837, SB 5626
Education and arts cultural access authorities, creation, organization, and funding: SHB 1837, SSB 5626
Lodging tax, use of certain revenues for arts and heritage programs: SB 5834
Lodging tax, use of certain revenues for arts, culture, heritage, tourism, and housing programs: * ESSB 5834, CH 38 (2011)
Olympia Symphony Orchestra, recognizing: * HR 4671 (2012), * SR 8692 (2012)
Programs for performing arts, funding through special MLK fund: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Regional centers, local sales and use tax for improvement or rehabilitation: HB 1780
PERSONAL PROPERTY  PERSONAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               
Agricultural fair premiums, paid by fair by check, exemption from unclaimed property act: HB 1757, * SB 5633, CH 116 (2011)
Debt collection, increasing exemptions from process and prohibited actions by licensed collection agencies: * ESHB 1864, CH 162 (2011)
Electronic media libraries, private, provisions concerning exemption from execution, attachment, and garnishment: SB 5085, SSB 5085
Escrow, expanding definition: HB 1940
Escrow, expanding definition for licensing purposes: HB 2256, SB 6235, SSB 6235
Government regulation of property, property fairness act to compensate owners for agency damage to property: SB 5267
Indian tribes, exemption of tribal property from taxation, conditions: HB 1446, HB 2391, SB 5305, SB 6158
Indian tribes, state or municipal sale or lease of public property to tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Intangible personal property, modifying property tax exemption provisions: HB 2100
Intangible personal property, repealing property tax exemption: SB 5949
Judgments, modifying provisions concerning property exempt from execution, attachment, and garnishment: SB 5085, SSB 5085
Lease contracts, incident to service contracts, disclosure requirements: SB 5673
Metal property, transactions involving, time limit for payment by scrap metal businesses: SB 5410, SSB 5410
Receivership proceedings, receiver and procedure provisions: * ESB 5058, CH 34 (2011)
Service contracts, provisions: HB 2218, SHB 2218
Stolen property, trafficking in, statute of limitations: HB 2354, SB 6143
Stolen property, trafficking in, statute of limitations when property is motor vehicle: * SHB 2354, CH 105 (2012), SSB 6143
Surplus state property, reporting of status of certain surplus property to department of enterprise services: ESHB 2722
Surplus state property, requirements for identifying, creating list of, and reporting on: HB 2722
Tangible, nonresident sales tax exemption, amending: HB 1936, * SB 5763, CH 7 (2011)
Tangible, nonresident sales tax exemption, application process: HB 2117
Tangible, nonresident sales tax exemption, changing to a refund program: SB 6061
Tangible, nonresident sales tax exemption, repealing: HB 2078, HB 2157
Taxation, property tax, modifying intangible personal property exemption provisions: HB 2100
Taxation, property tax, repealing intangible personal property exemption: SB 5949
Theft of rental, leased, lease-purchased, or loaned property, determining physical location of crime: * SB 6108, CH 30 (2012)
Tuition units, provisions concerning exemption from execution, attachment, and garnishment: SB 5085, SSB 5085
PERSONNEL, DEPARTMENT  PERSONNEL, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Middle class jobs act, department role in provisions: SHB 1601
Salary reductions for state employees, department adoption of necessary rules: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to department of enterprise services: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to office of financial management: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
PETROLEUM PRODUCTS TAXES  (See TAXES - PETROLEUM PRODUCTS)
PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS  PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS RSS Feed
               
Advanced registered nurse practitioners, pharmacy authority to fill prescriptions written by out-of-state ARNPs: * HB 1486, CH 8 (2012), SB 5390
Antipsychotic medications, atypical, exemption from preferred drug substitution: HB 1396, SB 5229
Antipsychotic medications, atypical, preferred drug substitution exception criteria: HB 1797
Board of pharmacy, mandatory use of administrative law judges from office of administrative hearings: HB 2230, SHB 2230
Board of pharmacy, role of board in disposal of unwanted drugs by pharmaceutical product stewardship program: HB 1370, HB 2006, SB 5234, SSB 5234
Controlled substances, definition of, changing for purposes of uniform controlled substances act: SB 5729
Controlled substances, prescription information, authorizing electronic communication of: HB 2343, SB 6212
Crimes against pharmacies, felonies, provisions: HB 1507, SHB 1507, 2SHB 1507
Opioid analgesics, substitution for opioid analgesic with tamper resistant technology, requirements and prohibitions: HB 2495, SB 6424
Payments for medical assistance, audit by department of social and health services, systematic data gathering: HB 1737, ESHB 1737
Pharmacy benefits managers, protection against unfair prescription drug practices by: HB 2303, SB 6096
Prescription drugs, donated, redistribution: HB 2228, ESHB 2228
Prescription drugs, legend drug act, including pharmacists when authorized by board of pharmacy: HB 2512, SHB 2512, SB 6197, SSB 6197
Robberies of pharmacies, classifying as robbery in the first degree: SB 6280
Robberies of pharmacies, first or second degree, revising sentencing provisions: ESSB 6280
Technicians, continuing education requirements: * HB 1353, CH 71 (2011)
Unwanted drugs, disposal by pharmaceutical product stewardship program: HB 1370, HB 2006, SB 5234, SSB 5234
PHARMACY, BOARD  (See PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS)
PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS, BOARD OF  PILOTAGE COMMISSIONERS, BOARD OF RSS Feed
               
Pilots, evaluation and testing materials for, exemption from public inspection and copying: SB 6579, SSB 6579
PISTOLS  (See FIREARMS)
PLANNING COMMISSIONS  PLANNING COMMISSIONS RSS Feed
               (See also LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT)
Commissioners, length of term of office: * HB 1012, CH 59 (2011)
Hearing examiners, use and governance in certain cases: HB 2201, SHB 2201
PLATS  (See SUBDIVISIONS)
PODIATRIC MEDICAL BOARD  (See HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS)
POLICE  (See LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS)
POLLUTION  (See AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; WATER POLLUTION)
POLLUTION CONTROL HEARINGS BOARD  POLLUTION CONTROL HEARINGS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Appeals, expedited, authority of governor to grant: SB 5299
Carpet stewardship, role of board: SB 5110, SSB 5110, SB 6341, SSB 6341
Clean air act, civil penalties under, providing limitations for imposing: HB 1437
PORT DISTRICTS  PORT DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               
Brownfield renewal authorities, establishment by a port district: SB 6211, SSB 6211, E2SSB 6211
Commissioners, calculation of commissioner compensation: * HB 1225, CH 152 (2011), SB 5180
Drainage and irrigation, within districts, exemptions from definition of critical areas for purposes of comprehensive plan: * E2SSB 5292, CH 21 (2012)
Economic development finance authorities, creation by port district to issue taxable nonrecourse revenue bonds: SB 6140, SSB 6140, * 2SSB 6140, CH 193 (2012)
Employees, compensation, port commissions to comply with certain restrictions and conditions: HB 2237
Foreign trade zones, operation on property adjacent to a port district: SB 5157, * SSB 5157, CH 11 (2011)
Heavy haul corridors, limiting applicability on portion of state route number 509: HB 2476
Industrial development district levies for port districts, adding flexibility to requirements: HB 1308, SHB 1308, SB 5222, SSB 5222
Leasehold interest, clarifying definition to exclude certain cranes and docks at a port district marine facility: HB 2667, SB 6250, * ESB 6635, CH 6 (2012)
Public improvement contracts with community service organizations, revising provisions to include port districts: * HB 2305, CH 218 (2012), SB 6125
Public ports of Washington, recognizing: * SR 8635 (2011)
Puget Sound port authority, creation: HB 1430
Puget Sound port authority, establishment by port district: HB 2030
Redevelopment opportunity zones, designation of zone by district: E2SSB 6211
Retail telecommunications services, authority of districts to provide: HB 1711
Small public works projects by port districts, waiving and clarifying certain requirements: HB 2635, SB 6365, SSB 6365
Trade fairs, international, trade promotion to include district support for fairs: SB 5325, SSB 5325
Vessels, abandoned or derelict, violations and penalties, removal of vessel by authorized public entity: HB 1322, SHB 1322, SB 5271, * SSB 5271, CH 247 (2011)
Washington ports, commending: * HR 4636 (2011)
Water, authority of districts to deliver treated or raw water to a public water system: HB 1314
POULTRY  (See AGRICULTURE)
PRESCHOOL  (See EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT)
PRINTERS AND PRINTING  PRINTERS AND PRINTING RSS Feed
               
Out-of-state printers, selling printed material into state, extension of business and occupation tax to: HB 2157
Public printer, abolishing, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to department of enterprise services: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Public printer, bid solicitation and price cap elimination: HB 2035, SHB 2035
Public printer, eliminating in favor of private sector services: SB 5523
Public printer, transfer of certain employees to department of enterprise services: * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
State agencies, use and costs of agency-based printing, reducing: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
State agencies, use of printing services provided by department of enterprise services: * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
PRISONS AND PRISONERS  PRISONS AND PRISONERS RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
Body alarms and proximity cards, study of feasibility of statewide use: HB 2036, SHB 2036, * ESB 5907, CH 252 (2011), SSB 5907, 2SSB 5907
Chemical dependency, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Criminal justice agencies, employees and workers, exemption of address in voter registration records from public disclosure: SB 5007
Developmental disabilities, transfer of person with, requirement that prison communicate with receiving staff: HB 1718, * SHB 1718, CH 236 (2011)
Early release, reducing sentences for certain offenders: HB 2144
Early release, reducing sentences for certain offenders to reduce correctional costs: SB 5866
Earned release time, revising risk assessment provisions: HB 1007, HB 1020
Firearm restrictions, partial exemption for correctional personnel completing firearms training: HB 1041, SB 5031
Firearm restrictions, partial exemption for correctional personnel under certain conditions: * ESHB 1041, CH 221 (2011)
Health care for incarcerated offenders, provisions concerning provider payments, copays, and medicaid applications: * HB 2803, CH 237 (2012), SB 6531, SSB 6531
McNeil Island, future of, office of financial management to prepare report: SB 5871
Mental health disorders, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Pepper spray pilot project, department of corrections authority to initiate: HB 2036, SHB 2036, * ESB 5907, CH 252 (2011), SSB 5907, 2SSB 5907
Prisoners, including state facility prisoners in certain population determinations by cities: * EHB 1028, CH 14 (2011), SB 5133, SSB 5133
Prisoners, inmate assault of correctional officer or department of corrections employee, civil judgments: * HB 1334, CH 282 (2011), SB 5030
Release, early release, reducing sentences for certain offenders: HB 2144
Release, early release, reducing sentences for certain offenders to reduce correctional costs: SB 5866
Release, review of custody records by a citizens' custody review board: HB 2521
Safety, implementing national institute of corrections policy recommendations to improve: HB 2036, SHB 2036, * ESB 5907, CH 252 (2011), SSB 5907, 2SSB 5907
Staff members, harassment as criminal justice participants: HB 1206, SHB 1206, * E2SHB 1206, CH 64 (2011) PV
Total confinement, alternatives to, increasing available substitute amounts: HB 1010
Transferring offenders out-of-state, constraining department of corrections authority: HB 1019, SHB 1019
Traumatic brain injury, transfer of person with, requirement that prison communicate with receiving staff: HB 1718, * SHB 1718, CH 236 (2011)
PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS  (See PROFESSIONS)
PROBATE  (See ESTATES, TRUSTS, AND PROBATE)
PROBATION AND PAROLE  PROBATION AND PAROLE RSS Feed
               
Officers, probation and parole, harassment as criminal justice participants: HB 1206, SHB 1206, * E2SHB 1206, CH 64 (2011) PV
PROCEEDINGS AND ACTIONS  (See ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS; CIVIL PROCEDURE; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR STANDARDS BOARD  PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR STANDARDS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Abolishing board and transferring powers, duties, and functions to superintendent of public instruction: HB 1974
Career and technical education certificated teachers, criteria for being considered to be professional certificated teachers: SB 5905
Career and technical education certificated teachers, waiving continuing education requirements in certain situations: SB 5906
Career pathways act, board role: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, board role: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
Continuing education requirements, removing for certificated teachers who qualify as professional certificated teachers: SB 5905
Continuing education requirements, waiving for career and technical education certificated teachers in certain situations: SB 5906
Elementary mathematics specialists, board to develop and adopt specialty endorsement: HB 1600, * SHB 1600, CH 209 (2011)
Innovation schools and innovation zones, board role in creation and comprehensive provisions: HB 1546, SHB 1546, SB 5792
Interpreters, educational, assessments and performance standards, board role: HB 2765
Looping students and teachers in successive grade levels, board role in permitting districts to loop: HB 2164
Military spouses, expediting professional educator licensing process when relocating to Washington: * ESSB 5969, CH 5 (2011)
Principals and teachers, evaluation systems, board to incorporate in-service training or continuing education as requirement: HB 2165, SB 6318
Principals, board to establish residency provisional principal certification: HB 1593, SHB 1593, E2SHB 1593, SB 5667
Professional certificated teachers, criteria for certificated teachers to be considered to be: SB 5905
STEM-related subjects, teacher certification subject area endorsements, board revision of standards: * HB 2160, CH 2 (2011), SB 5973
Teachers and principals, evaluation systems, board to incorporate in-service training or continuing education as requirement: HB 2165, SB 6318
Transfer of board to department of education, provisions: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
PROFESSIONS  PROFESSIONS RSS Feed
               (See also CONTRACTORS; COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; FIREFIGHTERS; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS)
Architects, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Bail bond agents, licensure and unprofessional conduct: SB 5056, SSB 5056
Body art, body piercing, and tattooing, licensing provisions: HB 1256, ESHB 1256, SB 5074, SSB 5074
Business licenses, master applications for, application fees: HB 1791
Common interest community managers, exempting from real estate broker and managing broker licensing requirements: EHB 2513, HB 2555, SB 6325, * SSB 6325, CH 126 (2012)
Common interest community managers, registration and related requirements: HB 2555
Court reporters, court reporter and court reporter firm licensing provisions: HB 1205, SHB 1205
Court reporters, court reporting firm and agency licensing: SB 5052
Debt adjusters, clarifying exclusions from statutory definition: HB 2383, SHB 2383, SSB 6155
Debt adjusters, clarifying exclusions from statutory definition and requiring providing of certain information: * ESB 6155, CH 56 (2012)
Design professionals, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Electricians, certification, in-class education requirements: HB 2358, * SB 6133, CH 32 (2012)
Engineers, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Engineers, registration renewal, continuing professional development requirements: EHB 1900
Escrow agents, expanding definition of escrow for licensing purposes: HB 2256, SB 6235, SSB 6235
Event personnel, guest services staff and security services staff, actions by in cases of disturbances or suspect activity: SB 6281
Exchange facilitators, requirements and penalties: * SSB 6295, CH 34 (2012)
Exchange facilitators, requirements for: SB 6295
Fire protection firms, requirements for certificates of competency for certain fire extinguisher professionals: HB 2579, SB 5543
Fur dealers, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Hair designers, creating hair design license: HB 1085, SHB 1085
Immigration services, provisions of immigration services fraud prevention act: HB 1146, SB 5023, * SSB 5023, CH 244 (2011)
Interior design, designers and firms, registration: HB 1788
Interior design, state board for registered interior designers, creation: HB 1788
Land surveyors, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Landscape architects, indemnification agreements: EHB 1559, * SHB 1559, CH 160 (2012)
Language access providers, definition for collective bargaining purposes: HB 2711, HB 2830, SB 6634
Language access providers, governor as public employer of, revising various provisions: HB 2701
Licensing requirements, various professions, using military training and experience to meet requirements: * HB 1418, CH 351 (2011), SB 5308, SSB 5308
Locksmiths, licensing: SB 5177
Master license service program, transferring to department of revenue: HB 2017, * SHB 2017, CH 298 (2011), SB 5911, SSB 5911
Military spouses or domestic partners, occupational licensing, placing in inactive status: HB 2524, * SB 6290, CH 45 (2012)
Notices from department of labor and industries, changing mailing requirements: HB 1056, HB 1677, SB 5067, * SSB 5067, CH 301 (2011)
Park rangers, vesting with police powers by parks and recreation commission: HB 1321
Private investigators, fingerprinting requirements, waiving if applicant received private security guard license in last twelve months: * SB 6098, CH 118 (2012)
Private investigators, motor vehicle owner information requests by, notice requirements: HB 2342, SB 6075, SSB 6075
Professional peer review bodies, actions challenging actions by, awarding costs: * HB 2308, CH 165 (2012), SB 6301
Real estate brokers and managing brokers, fingerprint and background checks, exempting veterans from requirements: SB 6533
Security guards, as event personnel, actions by in cases of disturbances or suspect activity: SB 6281
Security guards, private, department of licensing to create training manual and required curriculum: HB 1767
Security guards, private, licensing: HB 1767
Security guards, private, waiving fingerprint requirements if applicant received private investigator license in last twelve months: * SB 6098, CH 118 (2012)
Sellers of travel, transaction of business by, modifying provisions: HB 1316, SHB 1316
Soil scientists and wetland scientists, certification and creation of board: HB 1313, SHB 1313, SB 5225
Taxidermists, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Third-party account administrators, provisions: SHB 2383
Third-party account administrators, provisions concerning fees and being licensed as a money transmitter: * ESB 6155, CH 56 (2012)
Wastewater treatment, designers of on-site systems, licensing provisions: HB 1061, * SHB 1061, CH 256 (2011), SB 5286, SSB 5286
Water right examiners, certified, required evidence of insurance or financial responsibility: HB 2700
Wetland scientists and soil scientists, certification and creation of board: HB 1313, SHB 1313, SB 5225
Wildlife meat cutters, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
PROPERTY TAX  (See TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
PROTECTION ORDERS  (See CIVIL PROCEDURE)
PUBLIC ASSISTANCE  PUBLIC ASSISTANCE RSS Feed
               (See also FOSTER CARE; LONG-TERM CARE; NURSING HOMES)
Adopted siblings and adoptive parents, recognition as relatives for certain public assistance purposes: HB 1774, SB 5692
Adoption support payments, hard to place children: SB 5935, SSB 5935
Aged, blind, or disabled assistance program, creation in connection with termination of disability lifeline program: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Apple health for kids program, premiums: * EHB 2003, CH 33 (2011)
Apple health for kids program, premiums for certain children: SSB 5929
Apple health for kids program, premiums for children not eligible for federally financed care: SB 5929
Apple health for kids program, restricting eligibility: HB 1480
Application forms, revising required contents: HB 1027
Assistance recipients, requiring parents or legal guardians to ensure regular school attendance by their children: SB 6153
Chemical dependency, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Child care facilities, voluntary quality rating and improvement system, department to implement: SB 6532
Child care facilities, voluntary quality rating and improvement system, implementation: HB 2569, SHB 2569, 2SHB 2569
Child care subsidy program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Child care subsidy program, avoiding overpayments with electronic benefit transfer system: SB 5527
Child care subsidy program, rates paid to child care centers, department of early learning to review: EHB 1364
Child care subsidy program, revising provisions: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Child care subsidy program, temporary assistance for needy families, increasing rates paid to child care centers: SB 5269
Child care subsidy program, WorkFirst temporary assistance for needy families, expenditure constraints: HB 1782, SHB 1782, * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Child care subsidy program, working connections child care, annual audit: SB 5331
Child welfare services, dependency system, unannounced monthly visits to caregivers: HB 1697, * SHB 1697, CH 160 (2011), SB 5393, SSB 5393
Child welfare services, establishment of secure and semi-secure crisis residential centers and HOPE centers: HB 1858, * SHB 1858, CH 240 (2011)
Child welfare services, evidence-based and research-based programs: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
Child welfare services, evidence-based programs, expending state funds on: HB 2536, SHB 2536, SB 6205
Child welfare services, fatality and near fatality reviews, role of department of social and health services: HB 1105, * SHB 1105, CH 61 (2011), SB 5043
Child welfare services, improving outcomes: HB 2678
Child welfare services, organizations providing, modifying business and occupation tax deduction: HB 1902, * ESHB 1902, CH 163 (2011)
Child welfare services, reforming delivery through community-based system using performance-based contracting: HB 2264, SHB 2264, * E2SHB 2264, CH 205 (2012)
Child welfare services, retroactive and technical amendments: HB 2122, SHB 2122
Child welfare transparency committees, creation: SB 6602
Children's health insurance program, implementing waste, fraud, and abuse detection, prevention, and recovery solutions: SB 6466
Citizenship, evidence of, requiring from all applicants for benefits: SB 6434
Community access programs for persons with developmental disabilities, transitioning to when receiving employment services: * SSB 6384, CH 49 (2012)
Community access programs for persons with developmental disabilities, transitioning to when receiving services through home and community-based medicaid waiver: SB 6384
Community-based or in-home care settings, delegation of nursing care tasks to home care aides: HB 1278, SB 5197, SSB 5197
Crisis residential centers and HOPE centers, secure and semi-secure, establishment: HB 1858, * SHB 1858, CH 240 (2011)
Detoxification inpatient hospital care in mental disease treatment institutions, purchase: HB 2643
Developmental disabilities, children with, shared parenting placement agreements for out-of-home placement: HB 1581, SHB 1581, 2SHB 1581, SB 5573
Developmental disabilities, release from confinement of persons with, reinstatement of medical assistance: HB 1718
Disability lifeline program, reforms to include creation of new disability lifeline programs: HB 2082, SB 5938
Disability lifeline program, termination, new programs to be created: HB 1481, * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Electronic benefit cards, adding photo identification to cards: HB 1927
Electronic benefit cards, limiting use: SB 5327, SSB 5327, 2SSB 5327, SB 5660, SSB 5660, SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Eligibility for assistance, determination of income and resources, modifications: SB 6462, ESSB 6462
Eligibility for public assistance, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1976
Eligibility for public assistance, requirement that applicant be citizen or lawfully present in U.S.: SB 5338
Eligibility for public assistance, verification by department of social and health services: SB 5328
Family planning services, expanding: SB 5912, * SSB 5912, CH 41 (2011)
Food assistance, state food assistance program, limiting funding to appropriations in omnibus operating appropriations act: HB 2000
Food stamp program, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1976
Fraud and abuse, termination of benefits due to, provisions: HB 2584
Fraud and accountability, office of, establishment within department of social and health services: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Fraud and accountability, office of, taking certain steps to reduce public assistance fraud: SB 6386, * SSB 6386, CH 253 (2012)
Fraud investigations, state attorney general to conduct all investigations under Title 74: SB 6606
Fraud ombudsman, to work with office of fraud and accountability, appointment by state auditor: SB 5921
Fraud, medicaid and children's health insurance program, implementing waste, fraud, and abuse detection, prevention, and recovery solutions: SB 6466
Fraud, public assistance fraud, reducing: SB 6386, * SSB 6386, CH 253 (2012)
Fraud, reward for reporting public assistance fraud: HB 2583
Generic drug manufacturers, competitive bid process as part of medicaid purchasing: HB 1397
Hard to place children, adoption support payments: SB 5935, SSB 5935
Health care compact, including establishment of interstate advisory health care commission: HB 2125
HOPE centers and crisis residential centers, secure and semi-secure, establishment: HB 1858, * SHB 1858, CH 240 (2011)
Hospital safety net assessment fund, increasing sum available to state from fund through hospital payment reductions: * EHB 2069, CH 35 (2011)
Hospitals, payments to, reducing to increase hospital safety net assessment fund sum available to state: * EHB 2069, CH 35 (2011)
In-home care services, funding for, repealing nonresident sales tax exemption to restore: HB 2102, SB 5926
In-home or community-based care settings, delegation of nursing care task to home care aides: HB 1278, SB 5197, SSB 5197
Interstate advisory health care commission, establishment: HB 2125
Language access provider services, ensuring for certain medicare and public assistance recipients: SB 5807
Language access providers, definition for collective bargaining purposes: HB 2711, HB 2830, SB 6634
Medicaid, applications for, submission for incarcerated offenders by department of corrections: * HB 2803, CH 237 (2012), SB 6531, SSB 6531
Medicaid, competitive bid process for generic drug manufacturers: HB 1397
Medicaid, department of social and health services submission of demonstration waiver request to create medicaid program flexibility: SB 5596, SSB 5596
Medicaid, department of social and health services submission of request to medicare and medicaid services' innovation center: SSB 5596, * E2SSB 5596, CH 1 (2011)
Medicaid, fraud hotline, attorney general to establish: SB 6227, ESSB 6227
Medicaid, implementing waste, fraud, and abuse detection, prevention, and recovery solutions: SB 6466
Medicaid, increasing fee-for-service hospital reimbursement rates: * EHB 2069, CH 35 (2011)
Medicaid, managed care contracts, including preventative care and screenings for children: SB 6546
Medicaid, managed care, comprehensive medication management process when enrollee has five or more prescriptions: SSB 6107
Medicaid, managed care, prescription review when enrollee has five or more prescriptions: SB 6107
Medicaid, managed health care system reimbursement of nonparticipating providers: SB 5927, * ESSB 5927, CH 9 (2011)
Medicaid, medicaid fraud false claims act: HB 2246, SHB 2246, SB 5458, SSB 5458, 2SSB 5458, SB 5960, ESSB 5960, SB 5978, * ESSB 5978, CH 241 (2012) PV
Medicaid, medicaid fraud penalty account, creation: HB 2246, SHB 2246, SB 5458, SSB 5458, 2SSB 5458, SB 5960, ESSB 5960, SB 5978, * ESSB 5978, CH 241 (2012) PV
Medicaid, medicaid generic drug competition and savings act: HB 1397
Medicaid, medicaid personal care services program, modifying: SB 6609
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)
Medicaid, premiums imposed on children, lowering threshold for imposing: SB 6526
Medicaid, providing eyeglasses to enrollees: HB 1613, SB 5352, * SSB 5352, CH 100 (2011)
Medicaid, restoring funding for in-home care services: HB 2102, SB 5926
Medicaid, submitting medicaid and state children's health insurance program demonstration project implementation request: * E2SSB 5596, CH 1 (2011)
Medicaid, submitting medicaid and state children's health insurance program waiver of certain eligibility requirements: HB 2546
Medicaid, transfer of medical assistance and medicaid purchasing to health care authority: HB 1738, SHB 1738, * 2E2SHB 1738, CH 15 (2011), SB 5477
Medical assistance, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1976
Medical assistance, managed health care system reimbursement of nonparticipating providers: HB 2057, SB 5927, * ESSB 5927, CH 9 (2011)
Medical assistance, rural hospitals certified as critical access hospitals, cost-based reimbursement: HB 2130
Medical assistance, transfer of medical assistance and medicaid purchasing to health care authority: HB 1738, SHB 1738, * 2E2SHB 1738, CH 15 (2011), SB 5477
Medical assistance, transitioning basic health plan enrollees to federally financed programs, enrollment restrictions: HB 1312, * SHB 1312, CH 284 (2011), SB 5148, SSB 5148, 2SSB 5148
Medical care services, in connection with termination of disability lifeline program, provisions: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Medical interpretive services, ensuring for certain medicare and public assistance recipients: SB 5807
Medical services programs, solutions for waste, fraud, and abuse detection, prevention, and recovery: HB 2571, * ESHB 2571, CH 234 (2012)
Mental health disorders, helping persons with, improving collaboration between providers, service delivery, law enforcement, and criminal justice agencies: SB 5452, * SSB 5452, CH 305 (2011)
Mental health inpatient care in mental disease treatment institutions, purchase: HB 2643
Nonmedical care management services for certain persons, nursing home option to provide: HB 1901, SHB 1901, SB 5708, * ESSB 5708, CH 366 (2011)
Nursing facilities, department of social and health services to convene work group to incentivize facilities to reduce licensed beds: E2SHB 1901, * ESSB 5708, CH 366 (2011)
Overpayments, department of social and health services authority to waive collection when equitable estoppel elements are met: * SSB 6508, CH 258 (2012) PV
Overpayments, department of social and health services authority to waive collection when not client's fault: SB 6508
Pharmacy payments, audit of, including systematic program improvement data gathering method: HB 1737, ESHB 1737
Postacute care program certification standards, department of social and health services to adopt: HB 1901, SHB 1901, SB 5708
Pregnant women assistance program, creation in connection with termination of disability lifeline program: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Prenatal and well-child visits, reimbursement of rural health clinics: SB 5682
Primary care health home model, using to restrain health care costs: HB 1739, SB 5394, * SSB 5394, CH 316 (2011)
Regulatory authority for health care, adoption of health care compact and establishment of interstate advisory health care commission: HB 2125
Rural health clinics, reimbursement for prenatal and well-child visits: SB 5682
Rural hospitals, certified as critical access hospitals, medical assistance cost-based reimbursement: HB 2130
Social and health services, splitting department into smaller agencies: SB 6606
State food assistance program, limiting funding to appropriations in omnibus operating appropriations act: HB 2000
Subsidy program, twelve-month authorization period: * SSB 6226, CH 251 (2012)
Supplemental security income, early transition project, repealing: HB 2437, * SB 6223, CH 57 (2012)
Temporary assistance for needy families, benefits for child with caregiver other than parents: HB 1741, SHB 1741, 2SHB 1741, SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Temporary assistance for needy families, dispensing through electronic transfer system: SB 5330
Temporary assistance for needy families, disqualification for parents terminated for repeated WorkFirst noncompliance: HB 1741, 2SHB 1741, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Temporary assistance for needy families, drug testing for applicants: HB 2424
Temporary assistance for needy families, eligibility time limits: HB 2007, SB 5865, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Temporary assistance for needy families, limiting enrollment to citizens of United States and qualified aliens: HB 1976
Temporary assistance for needy families, provisions concerning appropriations, eligibility, and family assessments: 2SHB 1741
Temporary assistance for needy families, provisions concerning appropriations, eligibility, family assessments, and use of assistance: SB 5660, SSB 5660
Transitional care management services for certain persons, nursing home option to provide: E2SHB 1901
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership, advisory council, and account, revising provisions: HB 1614, * SHB 1614, CH 143 (2011)
Traumatic brain injury, release from confinement of person with, reinstatement of medical assistance: HB 1718
Vulnerable adults, abuse of, prohibiting agencies from charging fee for filing or service of process when relief from abuse is sought: * SSB 6403, CH 156 (2012)
Vulnerable adults, orders for protection of, prohibiting agencies from charging fee for filing or service: SB 6403, * SSB 6403, CH 156 (2012)
Vulnerable adults, protection of, role of department of social and health services: HB 1104, SHB 1104, SB 5042, * SSB 5042, CH 170 (2011)
Well-child and prenatal visits, reimbursement of rural health clinics: SB 5682
WorkFirst, child care services eligibility requirement: HB 2007, SB 5865
WorkFirst, employee incentive program for certain department employees, pilot program: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
WorkFirst, expenditure constraints for WorkFirst temporary assistance for needy families, including child care: HB 1782, SHB 1782, * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
WorkFirst, implementation plan for redesign of program: 2SHB 1741, SB 5921
WorkFirst, legislative-executive WorkFirst oversight task force to oversee redesign of program: * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
WorkFirst, limiting percentage of program appropriations to be spent for administrative purposes: SB 6411
WorkFirst, outcome measure to include school enrollment and attendance of recipient's school-aged children: SSB 6153
WorkFirst, redesign of program: * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
WorkFirst, termination for repeated noncompliance, temporary assistance for needy families parent disqualification: HB 1741, 2SHB 1741
WorkFirst, work activity requirements: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Working connections child care program, annual audit: SB 5331
Working connections child care program, expenditure constraints in connection with WorkFirst program: * EHB 2262, CH 217 (2012)
Working connections child care program, extending eligibility period: HB 2446, SHB 2446
Working connections child care program, revising provisions: SB 5921, * ESSB 5921, CH 42 (2011) PV
Working connections program, applications, removing child support obligation establishment or enforcement when application received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
PUBLIC DEFENSE, OFFICE  PUBLIC DEFENSE, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Sexually violent predators, indigent defense services for civil commitment, transfer to office from department of social and health services: SB 6493, * SSB 6493, CH 257 (2012)
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE  PUBLIC DISCLOSURE RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION; RECORDS)
Ballot measures, disclosure of advertising supporting or opposing: * HB 2499, CH 226 (2012)
Campaign financing provisions, technical corrections: HB 1048, * SHB 1048, CH 60 (2011)
Campaigns, provisions concerning expenditures, political committees, and violations and penalties: SB 5021, * ESSB 5021, CH 145 (2011)
Finance reports, electronic filing and disclosure, fee collection by public disclosure commission to support establishment of electronic system: HB 1474, SHB 1474, 2SHB 1474
Legal defense funds of candidates and public officials, legal defense funds act: SB 6056, SSB 6056
Lobbying, by state agencies, prohibition: HB 2112, SB 5963
Lobbying, taxpayer funded lobbying reform act: HB 2112, SB 5963
Political advertising, by telephone, identification of sponsor: HB 1038, SB 6089
Political advertising, political committee sponsors, including violations and penalties: HB 1732, SHB 1732
Supreme court campaigns, public funding, disclosure provisions of judicial election reform act: HB 1898, SB 5010
Unions, public sector, protecting employee rights through union financial disclosure: HB 2525
PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION  PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC DISCLOSURE; RECORDS)
Ethics in public service, enforcement responsibility, replacing executive and legislative ethics boards with commission: HB 2402
Executive ethics board, transferring powers, duties, and functions to renamed commission: HB 2028
Finance reports, electronic filing and disclosure, fee collection by commission to support establishment of electronic system: HB 1474, SHB 1474, 2SHB 1474
Renaming commission as public disclosure and ethics commission: HB 2028
Supreme court campaigns, commission oversight of public funding through judicial election reform act: HB 1898, SB 5010
Voters' pamphlets, false statements of material fact in, imposing of civil penalty by commission: SB 5655
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' BENEFITS BOARD  (See HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY)
PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES  PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES RSS Feed
               (See also EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
Aliens, employed, discharging legal alien or citizen in favor of illegal alien considered discriminatory practice: SB 6436
Aliens, unlawful, various contracting and employment provisions: SB 6436
Applications, disclosure, implementing sunshine committee recommendations: SB 5049, SSB 5049, 2SSB 5049
Bullying in the workplace, subjecting employee to abusive work environment to be unfair practice: HB 1928, SB 5789
Civil service law, exempting institute for public policy officers and employees from: HB 2460, SB 6079
Collective bargaining, creation of department of education, provisions: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Collective bargaining, department of corrections employees: EHB 2011, SSB 5907, 2SSB 5907
Collective bargaining, eliminating for state employees and certain other groups: SB 5349
Collective bargaining, employees transferred from public printer to department of enterprise services: * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Collective bargaining, establishment of consolidated technology services agency: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Collective bargaining, higher education institution police officers, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: HB 1736, SHB 1736, SB 5606
Collective bargaining, interference with state contracting, encouraging state employee competition for state contracts: SB 5345
Collective bargaining, K-12 educators, relevant provisions: SB 5959
Collective bargaining, language access providers, definition: HB 2711, HB 2830, SB 6634
Collective bargaining, legislative branch employees: HB 2041
Collective bargaining, nonrenewal of teacher contracts due to workforce reductions, provisions: HB 2451
Collective bargaining, personnel of department of corrections and juvenile detention divisions: SHB 1291
Collective bargaining, police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, provisions: SSB 5606
Collective bargaining, postdoctoral and clinical employees at University of Washington and Washington State University: * ESSB 6486, CH 255 (2012) PV
Collective bargaining, postdoctoral researchers at University of Washington and Washington State University: HB 2681, SB 6486
Collective bargaining, principal and teacher performance evaluation provisions: HB 2427, SB 6203
Collective bargaining, provisions, ferry system employees: HB 1511, HB 1512, HB 1516, SHB 1516, HB 2079, SB 5405, SSB 5405, SB 5406, SSB 5406, SB 5408, * 2ESSB 5742, CH 16 (2011) PV
Collective bargaining, representatives, public access to negotiations and records concerning: HB 2526
Collective bargaining, role of certified exclusive bargaining representative: HB 1127, * SHB 1127, CH 222 (2011)
Collective bargaining, state agreements, rejecting request for funds to implement for 2011-2013 fiscal biennium: SB 5870
Collective bargaining, state employee salaries, setting upon reallocation or layoff action: HB 2484, SB 6591, SSB 6591
Collective bargaining, state employees, placing certain limitations on agreements: SB 5728
Collective bargaining, statutory changes to authorize additional compensation for academic employees of community and technical colleges: HB 1503, SB 5434
Collective bargaining, uniformed personnel of department of corrections and juvenile detention divisions: HB 1291, SB 5368, SSB 5368
Collective bargaining, uniformed personnel, interest arbitration panel determinations: HB 1377, SB 5762
Collective bargaining, University of Washington, requests for agreement implementation funds: HB 1665, SHB 1665, SB 5614, * SSB 5614, CH 344 (2011)
Community and technical college employees, academic and classified, repealing cost-of-living increases: SB 6618
Community and technical college employees, academic, authorizing additional compensation: HB 1503, SB 5434
Community and technical college employees, academic, awarding salary increments: HB 1631, SB 5507, SSB 5507
Community and technical college employees, cost-of-living increases, funding through retail sales tax: HB 2763
Competitive contracting, allowing state employees displaced by contracting for services to offer alternatives: SB 5728
Consolidated technology services agency, exempting up to twenty-five percent from state civil service law: HB 2396, SB 6490
Criminal justice agencies, employees and workers, exemption of address in voter registration records from public disclosure: SB 5007
Death benefits, duty-related, increase for certain public employees in retirement systems: HB 1450, SB 5160
Education, department of, collective bargaining provisions as part of creation of department: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Educational and academic employees, ongoing suspension of cost-of-living increases: HB 1132, SHB 1132, SB 5470
Educational and academic employees, ongoing suspension of cost-of-living increases, certain bonuses, and application of certain credits: * 2SHB 1132, CH 18 (2011)
Educational employees, background investigation and screening: HB 1934
Educational employees, postretirement employment provisions for PERS and TRS plan 1: SB 5852
Educational staff associates, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609
Electronic verification of employment authorization, requirement that employer use system to be prohibited: HB 2568, SHB 2568
Eligibility for employment, requiring verification for each individual hired: HB 1264
Employers, nonliability for civil damages under respondeat superior for certain employee actions: HB 1681
Ethics and integrity in state government, plans for improving: HB 1763, HB 2796
Ethics in public service, violations, including provisions governing investigations, disciplinary actions, and agency ethics advisors: SB 6009, ESSB 6009
Ethics, personal use of state-provided electronic devices: SB 5040
Government contractors, excluding from definition of employer for purposes of state retirement systems: * EHB 2771, CH 236 (2012), SB 6584
Health benefits, comparable coverage for patients receiving self-administered oral anticancer medication: * EHB 1517, CH 159 (2011)
Health benefits, health care authority eligibility provisions, including domestic partner definitions: HB 1420, SHB 1420, SB 5296, SSB 5296
Health benefits, health savings account option and high deductible health plan availability: * 2ESB 5773, CH 8 (2011)
Health benefits, primary care services through direct patient-provider practice: SB 6428, ESB 6589
Health benefits, wellness incentives: SB 5869
Higher education employees, annuities and retirement income plans: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Higher education employees, compensation reduction: * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Higher education employees, implementing three percent salary reduction: SB 5860
Higher education employees, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1022, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5569
Higher education institution employees, child abuse and neglect, mandatory reporting requirements for specified employees: SB 5991, * ESSB 5991, CH 55 (2012)
Higher education institution police officers, using interest arbitration panels to settle labor disputes: HB 1736, SHB 1736, SB 5606
Labor guilds, associations, and organizations, employees of, PERS plan 1 membership: HB 1956, SB 5833
Labor organizations, membership or nonmembership requirement by employer prohibited: SB 5347
Language access provider services, for department of labor and industries medical appointments, collective bargaining rights: HB 2830, SB 6634
Language access providers, definition for collective bargaining purposes: HB 2711, HB 2830, SB 6634
Language access providers, governor as public employer of, revising various provisions: HB 2701
Leave from employment, sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 2508, SB 6229
Legislative branch employees, collective bargaining rights: HB 2041
Liability, provisions governing various governmental agencies and entities and their officers, agents, employees, and volunteers: ESSB 5605
Local government employees, determining average final salary for pension purposes: HB 2018, SB 5882
Misconduct investigation records, public records exemption in certain cases for state and local agencies: HB 2761
Open government principles, attorney general to implement training programs for public officials and employees: HB 2572
Peace and reserve officers, background investigations as a condition of employment: HB 1567, * SHB 1567, CH 234 (2011), SB 5435
Police officers for universities and The Evergreen State College, collective bargaining provisions: SSB 5606
Principals, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
Public utility districts, deferred compensation or supplemental savings plan for retirement: * HB 1618, CH 30 (2011), SB 5281
Salaries, granting limited periodic incremental salary increases for special agents of gambling commission: HB 2670
Salaries, requiring direct deposit for all employees: SB 5518
Savings plan, creation of public employees' savings plan: SB 5908
School district employees, benefits, reforming benefits purchasing: SB 5940
School district employees, compensation, district implementation of reductions through hour and day requirement waivers: SB 5829
School district employees, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
School district employees, pooled benefits: HB 2666, SB 6553
School district employees, repealing cost-of-living increases for: SB 6377, SB 6618
School district employees, TRS and SERS, allowing for foregone compensation when calculating earnable compensation: HB 1787
School district salary allocations, equalization: SB 5568
School employees, certificated, deadlines for contract nonrenewal notices: HB 2110
School employees, certificated, deadlines for nonrenewal of contract or transferal notices: 2SHB 2538
School employees, certificated, new teacher and principal evaluation systems and professional development related to implementation of systems: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
School employees, certificated, revised teacher and principal evaluation systems: SSB 5896
School employees, certificated, to be considered provisional after consecutive unsatisfactory evaluations: HB 2309, SB 6278
School employees, cost-of-living increases, funding through retail sales tax: HB 2763
School employees, health benefits, amending various provisions: HB 2829, * ESSB 5940, CH 3 (2012)
School employees, health benefits, creating consolidated purchasing system and community-rated risk pool: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
School employees, health benefits, creating school employees' benefits board: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Schools, compensation system for educators, technical working group duties concerning: SB 5959
Social networking accounts and profiles, access to, prohibiting requirement that employees provide to employers: SB 6637
State employees, attending informational or educational meetings regarding legislative issues: * HB 1179, CH 63 (2011)
State employees, health and wellness program for, requirements for wellness component: SB 6429
State employees, limiting liability for employees of departments of correction and social and health services: SB 5605
State employees, parking and transit benefits for, pretax payroll deductions for qualified benefits: HB 1518, SHB 1518
State employees, rates of vacation leave accrual when employee is a former school district employee: HB 2189
State employees, revising definition of "plan year" for benefits purposes: SB 6516
State employees, three percent salary reduction: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
State employees, unused sick leave remuneration, reassigning administration of benefit plans in lieu of: HB 2624, SB 6194
Teachers, certificated classroom teachers, performance-based reduction in force: HB 1609, SB 5399
Teachers, certificated instructional staff with national board certification, limiting bonus for: HB 2804
Teachers, compensation system for, technical working group duties concerning: SB 5959
Teachers, cost-of-living increases, funding through retail sales tax: HB 2763
Teachers, district assignment policies, expanding staff assignment elements for consideration: SB 6537
Teachers, evaluation system, revised: SSB 5896
Teachers, evaluation systems and professional development programs: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
Teachers, nonrenewal of contracts due to workforce reductions, provisions: HB 2451, SB 5959
Teachers, repealing cost-of-living increases for: SB 6377, SB 6618
Teachers, teacher and principal agreement on staffing placement: HB 1609, SB 5399
Teachers, use of summative comprehensive evaluation performance ratings for certificated employees: HB 2537, SB 6177
Unions, public sector, protecting employee rights through union financial disclosure: HB 2525
Veterans, preferential hiring by department of transportation's marine division: SB 6457, SSB 6457
Veterans, use of veterans' scoring criteria status for public employment examinations: SB 5861, SB 5970, SSB 5970
PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION  PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Collective bargaining, role of commission when public employer and bargaining representative disagree in certain cases: * SHB 1127, CH 222 (2011)
Consolidated technology services agency, collective bargaining: HB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Marine employees' commission, abolishing of, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to public employment relations commission: HB 1511, HB 1512, SB 5405, SSB 5405, SSB 5406, SB 5408
Marine employees' commission, merging with public employment relations commission as independent division: SHB 1511, HB 2079
Marine employees' commission, transfer of powers, duties, and functions to public employment relations commission: * 2ESSB 5742, CH 16 (2011) PV
PUBLIC FACILITIES DISTRICTS  PUBLIC FACILITIES DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               
Admission charges, tax on, use of revenues by district for baseball stadium: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Baseball stadium, use of tax on certain admission charges by district for repairs and capital improvement: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Bonds, distressed districts, limited finance plan upon default using loans from new account: EHB 2145
Bonds, distressed districts, preventing defaults using loans from new account: HB 2126, SHB 2126, SB 5965
Financial feasibility reviews, independent, requiring: SB 5984, * SSB 5984, CH 4 (2012)
Indebtedness, distressed districts, limited finance plan upon default using loans from new account: EHB 2145
Indebtedness, distressed districts, preventing defaults using loans from new account: SHB 2126
Parking charges, tax on charges at certain facilities, use of revenues by district for baseball stadium: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Regional centers, local sales and use tax for improvement or rehabilitation: HB 1780
Regional centers, local sales and use tax for improvement, rehabilitation, or expansion: HB 2539, SB 6638
Sales and use tax, public facility district, extending for certain regional centers: HB 1574, SHB 1574
Sales and use tax, submittal by distressed district to voters, extending authority for: HB 2458, SHB 2458
Taxing authority of districts, local sales and use tax, revisions: HB 2539, SB 6638
Vehicle parking charges, tax on, levying by district: HB 1997, SHB 1997, ESB 5958, SB 5961
PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS  PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS RSS Feed
               
2012 jobs act credit enhancement reserve account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
2012 jobs now act, account provisions: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Adult family home account, creation: * ESHB 1277, CH 3 (2011)
Aerospace training student loan account, creation: HB 1846, * ESHB 1846, CH 8 (2011), SB 5674
Affordable housing for all account, deposit of residential tenant security deposit interest in account: SB 5050
Air pollution offset account, creation: SB 6539, SSB 6539
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project account, creation: HB 2675, SHB 2675, SB 6444, * SSB 6444, CH 83 (2012)
All-day kindergarten account, creation: HB 2534, HB 2791
Allotments for projects, valuing provisions, increasing amount for higher education institution projects: HB 2735
Animal disease traceability account, creation within agricultural local fund: * SHB 1538, CH 204 (2011) PV
Automatic fingerprint information system account, repealing: * ESB 6296, CH 125 (2012)
Basic health plan stabilization account, depositing proceeds from sale of bonds by tobacco settlement authority: SB 6632
Benefits account, creation in connection with Washington health security trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Brownfield redevelopment trust fund account, creation: E2SSB 6211
Brownfield redevelopment trust fund, creation: SSB 6211
Budget stabilization account, transferring extraordinary revenue growth to account: HJR 4209, * SJR 8206 (2011)
Budget stabilization account, transferring funds to general fund: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5199
Building construction account, deposit of certain general obligation bond proceeds: HB 1348, SHB 1348, * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Capital vessel replacement account, creation in motor vehicle fund for deposit of vessel replacement surcharge: HB 2079, SB 5742, * 2ESSB 5742, CH 16 (2011) PV
Carpet product stewardship account, creation: SB 5110, SSB 5110, SB 6341, SSB 6341
Center for childhood deafness and hearing loss account, creation: HB 2757, * SHB 2757, CH 114 (2012), SB 6568, SSB 6568
Chemical dependency treatment account, creation: SB 6578
Child and family reinvestment account, creation: HB 2263, * SHB 2263, CH 204 (2012)
City and town research services account, repealing, deposit of remaining moneys into general fund: HB 2140, HB 2801, HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6615
Clean energy partnership fund, creation: HB 1639, SB 5464, SSB 5464
Clean fuel transition community assistance account, creation: SB 5769
Coal-fired power generation facilities, decommissioning of, creation of trust accounts as part of process: HB 1825
Code officials apprenticeship and training account, creation: SB 5744
Columbia river basin taxable bond water supply development account, creation: HB 1803, SHB 1803, * 2SHB 1803, CH 83 (2011), ESB 5647
Columbia river basin water supply revenue recovery account, creation: HB 1803, SHB 1803, * 2SHB 1803, CH 83 (2011), ESB 5647
Columbia river crossing project account, creation: * ESSB 6445, CH 36 (2012)
Community and technical college innovation account, creation: HB 1909, SHB 1909, * 2SHB 1909, CH 274 (2011)
Community residential investment account, creation: HB 1337, SHB 1337, SSB 5459, SB 5465, SSB 5465, SB 5943
Companion animal spay/neuter assistance account, creation: SB 5151
Complete streets grant program account, creation: HB 1071, * ESHB 1071, CH 257 (2011)
County heavy equipment tax account, creation: HB 2734, SB 6528
County research services account, repealing, deposit of remaining moneys into general fund: HB 2140, HB 2801, HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6615
County severance taxation account, creation: HB 1573, SB 5450
Credit unions, deposit of public funds in, authorization: HB 1327, SB 5233, * SB 5913, CH 26 (2012)
Crime victims' services account, creation: SB 6389, SSB 6389
Criminal justice assistance accounts, county and municipal, transfer into: HB 2801
Criminal street gang prevention and intervention grant program account, creation: HB 2432, SHB 2432, 2SHB 2432
Damage prevention account, creation: HB 1634, SHB 1634, * E2SHB 1634, CH 263 (2011) PV
Debt-limit general fund bond retirement account, use in connection with certain general obligation bonds: HB 1348, SHB 1348, * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Debt-limit Washington works corps bond retirement account, creation: HB 2802
Dedicated marijuana fund, creation: SI 502, HI 502
Deficits in a fund or account, projections of, requiring across-the-board reductions in agency allotments from fund or account: SB 6639
Developmental disabilities community residential investment account, creation: HB 2150, SHB 2150
Developmental disabilities community trust account, use: * 2SSB 5459, CH 30 (2011) PV
Diabetes action team public-private partnership account, creation: SB 6556, SSB 6556
Disability lifeline account, creation: SB 5938
Discover pass and day-use permit account, creation: HB 1796, SB 5622
Displaced worker training account, creation in connection with Washington health security trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Distressed public facilities district obligation account, creation: HB 2126, SHB 2126, EHB 2145, SB 5965
Dropout rate reduction account, creation: SHB 1599
Early childhood education and assistance account, creation: SB 5939
Eastside corridor express toll lanes operations account, creation: SB 5490
Education construction fund, discontinuing funds appropriation for student achievement program: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education construction fund, reducing funding for: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6377, SB 6618
Education construction revenue bond proceeds account, creation: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Education construction revenue bond retirement account, creation: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Education enrichment account, creation: SB 6548
Education legacy trust account, use of money deposited into account for K-3 class size reductions: HB 2078, SHB 2078
Education legacy trust account, use of money deposited into account for support of common schools: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education stabilization account, creation: SSB 5475
Education support account, creation: SB 5848
Educator certification processing account, establishment: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 23 (2011)
Eliminating various funds and accounts: HB 2764, SHB 2764, SB 6581, * SSB 6581, CH 198 (2012)
Energy efficiency improvement loan fund, establishment by electric utility: HB 2297, SHB 2297
Enforcement actions by state agencies, moneys received from and deposited in certain accounts, requiring legislative appropriation for expenditure: HB 2784
Environmental cleanup and restoration account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Environmental cleanup and restoration bond retirement account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Environmental cleanup and restoration construction bond proceeds account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Fair fund, eliminating certain deposits from state general fund: HB 2072
False claims penalty account, creation: SSB 5310
Family leave insurance account, elimination: HB 1189
Farm labor account, creation: HB 1057, SB 5069
Farm labor contractor account, creation: * SHB 1057, CH 158 (2012), SSB 5069
Farmlands preservation account, deposit of certain general obligation bond proceeds: SHB 1348
Federal forest revolving account, allocation of revenue for public schools: HB 1331, SB 5239, * SSB 5239, CH 278 (2011)
Fire protection firm licensing account, creation: HB 2579, SB 5543
Fire service training account, appropriation of funds for state fire training academy: HB 2747, SB 6244
Fire service training account, appropriation of funds for state fire training academy and school fire prevention activities: * ESHB 2747, CH 173 (2012)
Foreclosure fairness account, creation: SHB 1362, * 2SHB 1362, CH 58 (2011), SSB 5275
Forest practices application account, creation: SHB 1157, HB 2008, SB 5862, SSB 5862, SB 6406, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
Forest to shore restoration bond retirement account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Forest to shore restoration construction bond proceeds account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Gang violence prevention and intervention grant program account, creation: SB 5799
General fund, department of agriculture's reliance on, reducing: HB 2086
General fund, directing unclaimed lottery prize money to: SB 6379
General fund, redirecting certain existing state revenues into: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012)
Geothermal account, creation: SSB 5086, SB 6285, SSB 6285
GET ready for college account, creation: HB 1907
Groundwater management account, creation: SB 5757
Habitat conservation account, deposit of certain general obligation bond proceeds: SHB 1348
Health benefit exchange account, creation: * SSB 5445, CH 317 (2011)
Health care cost public service revolving fund, creation: SB 6360
Health security trust, creation of reserve, displaced worker training, and benefits accounts in connection with trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
High school completion account, creation: * E2SHB 1599, CH 288 (2011) PV
Higher education loan program (HELP) investment fund, creation: HB 1816
Higher education retirement plan supplemental benefit fund, creation: * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011)
Home and community based investment account, creation: HB 1337, SHB 1337, SB 5465, SSB 5465
Hospital safety net assessment fund, increasing sum available to state from fund through hospital payment reductions: * EHB 2069, CH 35 (2011)
Housing trust fund, emphasizing cost-effectiveness: HB 2640, * SHB 2640, CH 235 (2012)
Housing trust fund, revising provisions concerning administrative costs: HB 1699, SHB 1699
Hydraulic project approval account, creation: HB 1588, HB 2008, HB 2135, SB 5529, SB 5862, SSB 5862, SB 6011, SB 6406, * 2ESSB 6406, CH 1 (2012) PV
Individual-based/portable background check clearance account, creation: * 2SHB 1903, CH 295 (2011)
Industrial insurance rainy day account, creation: HB 2026, ESHB 2026
Industrial insurance rainy day fund, creation: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Industry development organization grant account, creation: SB 5808
Infrastructure financing account, renaming public works assistance account as: HB 1915, SB 5745
Innovation database account, creation: SB 5736
Innovation industry account, creation: SHB 2613, SSB 5808
Innovation industry grant account, creation: HB 2613
Interstate 405 express toll lanes operations account, creation: * EHB 1382, CH 369 (2011)
Invasive species council account, extending expiration date: * HB 1413, CH 154 (2011), SB 5090
Investing in innovation account, creation: * 2ESB 5764, CH 14 (2011) PV, SSB 5764
Investment board, investment of funds in certain accounts, transferring to state treasurer: * EHB 2620, CH 187 (2012)
Judicial election reform act fund, establishment for public funding of supreme court campaigns: HB 1898, SB 5010
Judicial stabilization trust account, deposit of certain surcharge receipts for judicial branch funding: * SB 5941, CH 44 (2011)
Judicial stabilization trust account, moneys deposited in, increasing existing surcharges: HB 2798, * ESB 6608, CH 199 (2012)
Judicial stabilization trust account, moneys deposited in, increasing existing surcharges and adding new surcharges: SSB 6608
Life sciences discovery fund, deposit of revenues by legislature: HB 2072
Limousine carriers account, creation: SB 5502, * SSB 5502, CH 374 (2011)
Liquor excise tax fund, deposit of remaining moneys into general fund: HB 2140, HB 2801, SB 6615
Liquor excise tax fund, transfer of certain moneys to general fund: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012)
Liquor revolving fund, deposit of certain moneys into general fund: HB 2140, HB 2801, SB 6615
Local government capital construction assistance account, establishment: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Local government capital construction assistance bond proceeds account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Local government capital construction assistance bond retirement account, establishment: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Local infrastructure assistance account, creation: HB 1915, SB 5745
Local public safety account, transfer of funds to: HB 2071
Local sales and use tax account, deposits and distributions, modifying procedures: * HB 2822, CH 9 (2012), SB 6633
Manufactured home installation training account, revising provisions: * SHB 1502, CH 158 (2011)
Manufactured housing account, revising provisions: HB 1502, * SHB 1502, CH 158 (2011), SB 5383
Marine innovation account, creation: SB 6264
Marine resources stewardship trust account, governor to recommend expenditures: * SSB 5784, CH 250 (2011)
Meat inspection account, creation: HB 1200, SHB 1200, 2SHB 1200
Medicaid fraud penalty account, creation: HB 2246, SHB 2246, SB 5458, SSB 5458, 2SSB 5458, SB 5960, ESSB 5960, SB 5978, * ESSB 5978, CH 241 (2012) PV
MLK workforce housing, arts and preservation, tourism, convention and trade center, and community development fund, establishment: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Mortgage lending fraud prosecution account, expiration dates for account and funding source: * HB 1191, CH 129 (2011), SB 5075
Motor vehicle fund, prohibiting state diversion of gas taxes and toll revenues to any other funds for transportation: HB 2575
Motor vehicle fund, refunds from, distribution of funds: HB 1539
Multiagency permitting team account, amending provisions: SB 6023, SSB 6023, E2SSB 6023
Multiuse roadway safety account, creation: E2SSB 5366
Native education public-private partnership account, creation: * SHB 1829, CH 270 (2011), SSB 5687
Nursing facility quality assurance trust fund, establishment: HB 1982
Oil spill prevention account, deposit of oil transfer fees into segregated subaccount: HB 1403
Oil transfer account, creation: SHB 1403
Open educational resources account, creation: * E2SHB 2337, CH 178 (2012)
Operating funds investment accounts for University of Washington and Washington State University, authority of universities to create: * SSB 6468, CH 231 (2012)
Opportunity expansion account, creation: HB 2088, * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity scholarship account, creation: HB 2088
Opportunity scholarship match transfer account, creation: * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Opportunity scholarship program, "scholarship account" and "endowment account," creation: HB 2088, * ESHB 2088, CH 13 (2011)
Outdoor recreation account, deposit of certain general obligation bond proceeds: SHB 1348
Paint product stewardship account, creation: HB 2540, SB 6145, SSB 6145
Paramount duty trust fund, establishment: HB 2766, SB 6482
Park land trust revolving fund, use for future acquisition of lands for community forest land trust: HB 1421, * ESHB 1421, CH 216 (2011), SB 5272, SSB 5272
Pharmaceutical product stewardship program account, creation: HB 1370, HB 2006, SB 5234, SSB 5234
Public disclosure electronic filing account, creation: HB 1474, SHB 1474, 2SHB 1474
Public printing revolving account, creation: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SHB 2035, SB 5503, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Public transportation grant program account, creation: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012)
Public works assistance account, diverting certain revenues to state general fund: HB 2072
Public works assistance account, redirecting certain revenues to general fund: * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012)
Public works assistance account, renaming as infrastructure financing account: HB 1915, SB 5745
Public-private economic development collaboration, department of commerce to maintain fund in connection with: SB 5738
Puget Sound ferry operations account, depositing ferry fare revenues: SB 5742, * 2ESSB 5742, CH 16 (2011) PV
Recreation access pass account, creation: SHB 1796, HB 2295, SSB 5622, * 2SSB 5622, CH 320 (2011)
Recreation access pass account, deposit of natural resource infraction penalties in: SB 6387, * SSB 6387, CH 262 (2012)
Recreation access pass account, distribution of moneys to state land trust beneficiaries: SB 5979
Recreation access pass account, provisions: HB 2373, SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Registered interior designers' license account, creation: HB 1788
Reserve account, creation in connection with Washington health security trust: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Residential sharps waste disposal program account, creation: SHB 1496
Riparian and aquatic resources enhancement account, creation: HB 2238, SB 6093
Riparian protection account, deposit of certain general obligation bond proceeds: SHB 1348
Rural mobility grant program account, creation: HB 1897, * SHB 1897, CH 272 (2011)
Salmon enhancement assessment dedicated account, creation: HB 1821, SB 5453
School employees' benefits board medical benefits administration account, creation: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
School employees' insurance account, establishing: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
School employees' insurance administrative account, creation: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
School for the blind account, creation: HB 2757, * SHB 2757, CH 114 (2012), SB 6568, SSB 6568
School innovation account, establishment: SHB 1546
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education lighthouse account, creation: SB 6041, * SSB 6041, CH 151 (2012)
Self-insured dental plan benefits administration account, creation: HB 2724, SB 6442, SSB 6442
Skilled nursing facility safety net trust fund, establishment: HB 1722, SB 5581, * ESSB 5581, CH 7 (2011)
Skilled nursing facility safety net trust fund, restrictions on legislative action: HB 2727
Social emotional learning public-private partnership account: HB 1004
Special MLK workforce housing, arts and preservation, convention and trade center, and community development fund, establishment: HB 1997, SHB 1997
Special MLK workforce housing, arts and preservation, tourism, convention and trade center, and community development fund, establishment: ESB 5958, SB 5961
Special safety corridor account, creation: SB 6435
State general fund, consolidating certain revenues into: HB 2072
State parks renewal and stewardship account, deposit of discover pass surcharge proceeds: SB 6590
State transportation operations and maintenance account, creation: SHB 2660, SB 6455
State wildlife account, increasing revenue through collection of fees: HB 1387, SHB 1387, SB 5385, * SSB 5385, CH 339 (2011)
State wildlife land management trust account, creation: SB 5858
Storm water pollution account, creation: HB 1735, SB 5604
Strategic investments in education account, creation: HB 1980
Streamlined sales and use tax mitigation account, repealing statutes: HB 2052
Student child care in higher education account, deposit of certain lottery moneys: SB 5795, SSB 5795
Taxpayer savings account, creation for voluntary contributions to state government: SB 5486
Timber tax distribution account, distribution calculations: HB 1427, SHB 1427
Tobacco settlement account, diverting certain funds to state general fund: HB 2072
Tobacco settlement account, transfer of moneys to reserve account and benefits account: HB 1096, HB 2832, SB 5609
Toll facilities account, creation: HB 2675, SB 6444
Toxics control accounts, local and state, discontinuing allocations for public participation grants: SB 6036
Transit service mitigation account, creation: SB 6455
Transportation improvement account, implementation of small city program within: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 120 (2011)
Treasurer, disbursement of public funds in advance for higher education equipment maintenance services: SB 5516
Urban arterial trust account, elimination: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 120 (2011)
Vehicular homicide enforcement account, creation: SHB 2216
Washington art work sales account, creation: SB 6597
Washington economic prosperity bank account, creation: HB 2039
Washington pledge endowment fund, creation: HB 1666, SHB 1666, SB 5717
Washington state economic development commission account, creation: HB 1884, SB 5741, * SSB 5741, CH 311 (2011)
Washington state flag account, renaming: HB 2033
Washington state flag and archives account: HB 2033
Washington state heritage center account, renaming: HB 2033, SHB 2033
Washington state heritage, arts, and culture account: HB 2033, SHB 2033
Washington state legacy project and state library account: HB 2033
Washington state legacy project, state library, and archives account, renaming: HB 2033
Washington stay-at-work account, creation: HB 2108, HB 2109
Washington stay-at-work account, creation by department of labor and industries: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011), ESB 5566
Washington works account, creation: HB 2265, SHB 2265
Washington works corps account, creation: HB 2802
Water conservation account, elimination: SB 5844, ESSB 5844
Water pollution control revolving administration account, creation, deposit of certain fees in account: HB 2605, SHB 2605, SB 6343, SSB 6343
Water quality and safe drinking water account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Water quality and safe drinking water bond retirement account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Water quality and safe drinking water construction bond proceeds account, creation: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Water rights protection account, creation: HB 2050
Wildlife conflict account, creation: E2SHB 2365
PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY  PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; DRUGS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; HOSPITALS; LEAD; WATER POLLUTION)
Adverse health events and incident reporting system, internet-based system and reporting requirements: SB 5370
Agricultural fairs, health and safety improvements, providing state capital funding: * HB 2356, CH 221 (2012), SB 6221
AIDS, personal health-related information, uniform protection: HB 1563, SHB 1563
Alcohol poisoning, persons under twenty-one, limited immunity from prosecution when seeking medical attention: HB 1166
Arthritis awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4674 (2012)
Bags, retail checkout, restrictions: HB 1877, SB 5780
Batteries, small rechargeable battery stewardship act: HB 2450, SHB 2450, SB 6148
Black powder, as used in muzzle loading firearms, transportation and storage restrictions: HB 1066
Carbon monoxide alarms, landlord and tenant obligations: HB 2554, SHB 2554, SB 6324
Carbon monoxide alarms, residential and commercial property, seller disclosure requirements: HB 2672, SB 6472, * SSB 6472, CH 132 (2012)
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, establishing as high school graduation requirement: HB 2294
Carpet stewardship, promoting carpet recycling through stewardship organizations and product stewardship programs: SB 5110, SSB 5110, SB 6341, SSB 6341
Condemnation, municipality real property acquisition due to threat to public: HB 1036, SB 5078, SSB 5078
Conveyance work industry, protection for whistleblowers: SB 5412, * SSB 5412, CH 54 (2012)
Cosmetology, barbering, manicuring, and esthetics, department of licensing to adopt rules for online training: HB 2242
Cranes, task force on construction crane safety, creation: SB 5562
Death with dignity act, cause of death to be listed as assisted suicide: SB 5378
Defibrillators, automated external defibrillator program, establishment for each high school: SB 6562
Defibrillators, automated external, as part of new medical emergency response program for each high school: SB 6631
Diabetes action team public-private partnership and account, establishment: SB 6556, SSB 6556
Epinephrine auto-injectors, placing in schools: SB 6593
Explosives, licensing provisions for manufacturers, dealers, sellers, and storage: SB 5254
Fluoridation levels, requirements for public water systems to be established by state board of health: HB 1653, HB 1935, SB 5772
Health care information, relating to sexually transmitted disease or mental health services, disclosure provisions: HB 2316, SHB 2316
Health care personnel shortage task force, convening and duties: SB 6115, SSB 6115
Health-related information, personal, uniform protection: HB 1563, SHB 1563
HIV, orders for testing for, disclosure of results to certain requestors: * HB 1454, CH 232 (2011)
HIV, personal health-related information, uniform protection: HB 1563, SHB 1563
Immunization, exemption of child from public school requirements: HB 1015, * ESB 5005, CH 299 (2011)
Littering, increasing penalties for: HB 2260
Mercury, bulk, regulation of: HB 2507, * SB 6131, CH 119 (2012)
Mercury-containing lights, product stewardship organizations, environmental handling charges and antitrust law immunity: SB 6538, SSB 6538
Organ donation, establishing work group to increase donation: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 104 (2011)
Paint, architectural, producers to establish paint stewardship program: HB 2540, SB 6145, SSB 6145
Public health system, local, work group on funding and service delivery: HB 2801, SSB 6372
Public health, property tax levies by counties for public health purposes: HB 1292
Semen donation, disclosure requirements for donors and sperm banks: HB 2409
Sewage, failing on-site sewage systems, repairing or replacing system or connecting to sewerage system: SB 5080
Sexually transmitted diseases, orders for testing for, disclosure of results to certain requestors: * HB 1454, CH 232 (2011)
Shaken baby syndrome victims and advocates, remembering victims and recognizing advocates: * SR 8657 (2011)
Sharps waste, residential, requiring manufacturers to submit plans for disposal services: HB 1496, SHB 1496, SB 5632
Solid waste management, unlawful dumping, revising application of statute: SB 5350, * SSB 5350, CH 279 (2011)
State agency enforcement actions, public health or environmental, providing settlement notice to public: SB 5051, SSB 5051
Suicide, assessment and treatment, education requirements for certain mental health professionals: HB 2220, HB 2366
Suicide, assessment and treatment, education requirements for health care providers: * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Suicide, assessment and treatment, evidence-based, secretary of health to conduct study of effect of: * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Suicide, Matt Adler suicide assessment, treatment, and management training act of 2012: * ESHB 2366, CH 181 (2012)
Tanning facilities, licensing and other regulations: HB 1363, SHB 1363, 2SHB 1363, SB 5593, SSB 5593
Tanning facilities, requirements, including penalties for violations: HB 2550, SB 6249, SSB 6249
Toxics control accounts, local and state, discontinuing allocations for public participation grants: SB 6036
Transportation system policy goals for state, to include improvement of health of citizens: HB 2370
Vital records, birth certificates, access to original certificates by adoptee: HB 2211, SHB 2211, 2SHB 2211, SB 5178, SB 6233
Vital records, cause of death to be listed as assisted suicide for purposes of death with dignity act: SB 5378
Vital records, death certificates, disclosure restrictions: HB 1241
Vital records, presumed death certificates, provisions: HB 1023
Vital records, still birth certificates, issuance by county registrars upon request: HB 1658
Water recreation facilities, department of health to assume responsibility from local health jurisdiction in certain cases: HB 1875
Water, public water systems, annual backflow prevention inspection and testing: HB 1242
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Achievement gap oversight and accountability committee, duties: HB 1251, SB 5093, SSB 5093
Aerospace careers, STEM courses, grants for high schools and skill centers: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011), SB 5975
Agency, creating the office of the superintendent of public instruction as an executive branch agency: SB 5522
Alternative learning experiences, modifying contract-based learning, assessment, and other provisions: HB 2209, SHB 2209
Alternative learning experiences, provisions concerning contract-based learning programs, dropout recovery programs, and academic assessment system: SB 6513
Alternative learning experiences, superintendent role in funding allocation adjustments for students enrolled in: * ESHB 2065, CH 34 (2011)
Artworks for public school buildings, suspending expenditure of moneys by arts commission for acquisition of art works: SB 6042
Assessments, elementary and middle school, superintendent to inform parents and guardians of cost to state of administering: HB 2831
Assessments, end-of-course, superintendent role in statewide science assessment: * ESHB 1410, CH 22 (2011)
Assessments, end-of-course, superintendent to develop for high school science: HB 1410, SB 5226
Assessments, statewide, reducing costs by reducing assessment requirements: HB 2231
Assessments, statewide, role of superintendent in communications between board of education and legislature concerning: * ESHB 2115, CH 6 (2011)
Audits of lowest-achieving schools in required action districts, adding social emotional learning to criteria: SB 6117
Basic education and funding, implementation schedule: SB 5919, * ESSB 5919, CH 27 (2011) PV
Basic education and funding, superintendent role in various changes: * ESSB 5919, CH 27 (2011) PV
Budget reductions, superintendent's role in implementation: HB 1251, SHB 1251, SB 5093, SSB 5093
Bullying and harassment prevention, work group to be convened by superintendent and education ombudsman: HB 1163, SHB 1163, * 2SHB 1163, CH 185 (2011)
Buses, reimbursing districts for cost of school buses, reimbursement rates: SB 5476
Career and technical education, secondary, superintendent to convene work group to develop statewide strategic plan: HB 1710, * SHB 1710, CH 267 (2011)
Career pathways act, role of office of superintendent: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Child abuse, public school education child abuse prevention program, superintendent role in establishing: SB 5853
Collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project, role of office of the superintendent: HB 2799, * ESHB 2799, CH 53 (2012)
Commission on statewide school district reorganization, staff support by office of superintendent: HB 1325
Common core standards, delaying adoption and implementation: HB 1891
Compliance reports, second-class school districts, superintendent to develop condensed compliance report form: SB 5184, * SSB 5184, CH 45 (2011)
Construction assistance for schools, calculations for, ensuring host school not penalized for entirety of shared or colocated facility: * SSB 6038, CH 245 (2012), SB 6040
Day and hour requirements, superintendent authority to provide exemption for district: HB 1607, SB 5511
Defibrillators, automated external defibrillator program, superintendent to establish for each high school: SB 6562
Defibrillators, automated external, as part of new medical emergency response program for each high school, superintendent role: SB 6631
Dropout reduction and graduation improvement, superintendent to assist schools and districts: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111
Early learning guidelines, state, superintendent role in developing: HB 2608, SHB 2608, SB 6293
Education system, modifying statutory provisions to provide flexibility: SB 5191, SSB 5191
Educational success for youth and alumni of foster care act, role of office of the superintendent: HB 2254, * SHB 2254, CH 163 (2012), SB 6374
Educator certificates, application processing fee to be charged by superintendent: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 23 (2011)
Elimination of office of the superintendent of public instruction: HJR 4220
Elimination of superintendent as a statewide elected official: SJR 8212
Federal forest revolving account, superintendent to adopt rules regarding definition of "resident" for allocation purposes: * SSB 5239, CH 278 (2011)
Financial education public-private partnership, membership: * HB 1594, CH 262 (2011)
Financial education, adoption of jumpstart coalition national standards in K-12 personal finance education: * HB 1594, CH 262 (2011)
Financial education, online, superintendent to implement: HB 1684
Highly capable students program, requirements for adoption of rules by superintendent: SB 6118
Indian education division, creation within office of superintendent: HB 1829, SB 5687
Information technology portfolio, superintendent to develop: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Innovation schools and innovation zones, superintendent role in creation and comprehensive provisions: HB 1546, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 260 (2011), SB 5792
Innovation schools, superintendent role in process for identifying and recognizing: * HB 1521, CH 202 (2011), SB 5726, SSB 5726
K-12 employees' health benefits pool, establishment of interagency agreements for voluntary enrollment: SB 5940
Kindergarten, state-funded full-day, using student assessment process specified by superintendent: HB 1510, SHB 1510, 2SHB 1510, SB 5427, SSB 5427, * 2SSB 5427, CH 340 (2011)
Math performance incentive program, creation by superintendent: SB 6375
Middle class jobs act, superintendent role in provisions: HB 1601, SHB 1601
Middle-income bracket, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket: HB 1601, SHB 1601, HB 2171
Military spouses, expediting professional educator licensing process when relocating to Washington: * ESSB 5969, CH 5 (2011)
Native education, office of, creation within office of superintendent: * SHB 1829, CH 270 (2011), SSB 5687
Online learning, approved online courses, superintendent role: SB 5603
Online learning, office's role in encouraging K-12 students to use during school year breaks: HB 2634
Pay for actual student success program, creation, superintendent role in encouraging dropout prevention: HB 1599, SHB 1599, * E2SHB 1599, CH 288 (2011) PV
Planning processes, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket or higher: HB 2171
Principals and teachers, evaluation systems, office of superintendent to develop online training package for new system: HB 2165, SB 6318
Principals and teachers, evaluation systems, superintendent role in implementing revised system and using results: HB 2427, SB 6203
Principals, issuing residency provisional principal certification: HB 1593, SHB 1593, E2SHB 1593, SB 5667
Professional educator standards board, abolishing board and transferring powers, duties, and functions to superintendent: HB 1974
Quality education council, implementing council recommendations: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111, HB 2447, HB 2470, HB 2506, SB 6246
Quality education council, modifying duties of: SB 6247
Quality education council, role in implementing basic education and funding changes: SSB 5475, SB 5919, * ESSB 5919, CH 27 (2011) PV
Quality education council, role in school innovation program: HB 1447
Quality education council, role in streamlining of education governance: HB 1974
Remedial postsecondary education, superintendent to reimburse higher education institutions for: SB 6438
School districts, dissolution, convening financial oversight committee: HB 2617, * SHB 2617, CH 186 (2012)
School districts, dissolution, superintendent to convene educational service districts concerning: * SHB 1431, CH 192 (2011)
School districts, revising procedural and curricular requirements to provide flexibility: HB 1025
School innovation program, including pilot projects, establishment: HB 1447
School plant facilities, state funding assistance for, exempting space for STEM schools from eligibility determinations: SB 6038
Social emotional learning, promotion by superintendent: HB 1004
Special education, superintendent role in developing meaningful assessment for students with cognitive challenges: HB 1519, SHB 1519, * 2SHB 1519, CH 75 (2011)
State education council, establishment with staff support by office of the superintendent: HB 1849, ESHB 1849
STEM courses for aerospace careers, grants for high schools and skill centers: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011), SB 5975
STEM courses provided by national multidisciplinary STEM program, grants for high schools: * EHB 2159, CH 1 (2011)
STEM schools, space for, exempting from eligibility determinations for state funding assistance for school plant facilities: SB 6038
STEM teacher certification pilot program, creation by superintendent and participation by two school districts: SB 5725
Student achievement, institute for public policy and superintendent to design and implement study of remediation strategies: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111
Suicide prevention, role of office in developing youth suicide prevention pilot projects: * 2SHB 1163, CH 185 (2011)
Superintendents, office of superintendent to develop online training package for new evaluation systems: HB 2165, SB 6318
Teachers and principals, evaluation systems and professional development systems, superintendent role: * ESSB 5895, CH 35 (2012)
Teachers and principals, evaluation systems, office of superintendent to develop online training package for new system: HB 2165, SB 6318
Traffic safety education, revising superintendent responsibilities: HB 1025
Vouchers for parents educating children outside public school system, superintendent to issue: SB 5848
Vouchers, issuance to parents educating their children outside the public school system: SB 5346
PUBLIC LANDS  PUBLIC LANDS RSS Feed
               
Access for hunting and fishing, public agencies to suspend access or provide open access to general public: HB 1273
Agricultural lands owned by department of fish and wildlife, disposal by director: SB 5858
Aquatic lands, comprehensive marine management plan, requirements: HB 2618, SHB 2618, SB 6263, SSB 6263, * 2SSB 6263, CH 252 (2012) PV
Aquatic lands, sale or lease of state-owned, distribution of moneys: HB 2618, SB 6263, SSB 6263
Community trail advisory authority, establishment and grant program: HB 1949, SB 5786
Discover pass and day-use permits, allowing certain travel on recreation site or lands without pass or permit: SB 6094
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, HB 2295, SB 5998
Discover pass, authorizing private vendor sales and creation of family discover pass: SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Discover pass, complimentary, issuance to veterans with disabilities: HB 2161
Discover pass, creation: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Discover pass, inapplicability of lodging tax to sales of: HB 2760
Discover pass, removing one vehicle per pass restriction: SB 6463
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, SB 6590
Federal property, acquisition by state through eminent domain: SB 5002
Federal property, condemnation by state and sale for private forestry uses: HB 1199
Habitat and recreation lands coordinating group, participation of certain state agencies in: * SB 6385, CH 128 (2012)
Management, by certain agencies, consideration to be given to economic development opportunities: HB 1196
Natural resource agencies, selling land no longer needed for departmental purposes: SB 5376
Parks, recreation, trails, and open space allocation, local sales and use tax to provide funding: HB 1949, SB 5786
Public lands, access for recreation, use of single discover pass for motor vehicles registered at same address: HB 2217
Recreation access, allowing certain travel on recreation site or lands without discover pass, vehicle access pass, or day-use permit: SB 6094
Recreation access, allowing two license plate numbers on vehicle access pass: SB 6590
Recreation access, creation of discover pass and day-use permit: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5622
Recreation access, creation of discover pass, day-use permit, and vehicle access pass: SSB 5622, * 2SSB 5622, CH 320 (2011)
Recreation access, discover pass and day use permit provisions: HB 2295, HB 2373, SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Recreation access, discover pass, removing one vehicle per pass restriction: SB 6463
Recreation access, discover pass, use of single pass for two vehicles: HB 2153, SB 5977, SSB 5977, SB 5985, SB 5998, SB 6590
Recreation access, use of vehicle access pass on department of natural resources recreation sites and lands: HB 2187, SB 5986
Recreation access, vehicle access pass provisions: SHB 2373, * E2SHB 2373, CH 261 (2012)
Recreation access, veterans with disabilities, use of lifetime disability pass or complimentary discover pass: HB 2161
Rock collecting, recreational, permitting without written authorization with certain restrictions: HB 2600, SHB 2600, 2SHB 2600, SB 6057
Seashore conservation area, disposal of area land to resolve boundary disputes: * HB 1106, CH 184 (2011), SB 5084
State lands, divestiture, sale of land not being used for forestry: 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 services for, authorizing provision of by department of natural resources for lands managed by state agencies: * HB 2440, CH 38 (2012), SB 6144
Unappropriated public lands, returning title to state of Washington: SB 5001, SJR 8201
Vehicle access pass, allowing certain travel on recreation site or lands without pass: SB 6094
Vehicle access pass, allowing two license plate numbers on pass: SB 6590
Vehicle access pass, use on department of natural resources recreation sites and lands: HB 2187, SB 5986
Vessels, abandoned or derelict, violations and penalties, removal of vessel by authorized public entity: HB 1322, SHB 1322, SB 5271, * SSB 5271, CH 247 (2011)
Veterans with disabilities, use of lifetime disability pass or complimentary discover pass for access to state recreation lands: HB 2161
PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES  (See LOCAL GOVERNMENT; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS; STATE GOVERNMENT)
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Child care facilities, voluntary quality rating and improvement system, institute to conduct longitudinal study: 2SHB 2569
Citizens' custody review board, establishment, institute to study impact on recidivism: HB 2521
Civil service law, exempting institute officers and employees from: HB 2460, SB 6079
Domestic violence, institute to study recidivism by and treatment of perpetrators: HB 2363, * ESHB 2363, CH 223 (2012)
Evidence-based and research-based programs for juvenile justice, child welfare, and children's mental health, role of institute: * E2SHB 2536, CH 232 (2012)
Family assessment response for child protective services, institute role in evaluating implementation sites: HB 2289, SHB 2289, 2SHB 2289
Marijuana, decriminalization and regulation, institute role: SI 502, HI 502
Marijuana, medical, institute to review implementation of Washington state medical use of cannabis act: HB 1100, SB 5073, SSB 5073, * E2SSB 5073, CH 181 (2011) PV
Preschool, Washington preschool program, institute to conduct outcome evaluation: 2SHB 2448
Pretrial risk assessment tool, development and validation by institute: SB 5056, SSB 5056
Student achievement, institute and superintendent of public instruction to design and implement study of remediation strategies: HB 1443, SHB 1443, E2SHB 1443, HB 2111
Washington's finances, committee on, institute to facilitate and staff: SB 5812
PUBLIC PRINTER  (See PRINTERS AND PRINTING)
PUBLIC RECORDS  (See RECORDS)
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Recommendations of committee, implementation: SB 5049, SSB 5049, 2SSB 5049
PUBLIC SAFETY EMPLOYEES' RETIREMENT SYSTEM  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
PUBLIC TRANSIT  PUBLIC TRANSIT RSS Feed
               
Bidding, authorizing preference for bidders on rolling stock contract who exceed "Buy America" requirements: SB 6331, SSB 6331
Bus rapid transit, local planning requirements when part of high capacity transportation system planning: * EHB 1171, CH 127 (2011)
Congestion reduction charge, for transit agency operational and capital funding needs: HB 1536, SB 5457
Congestion reduction charge, imposition by King county for transit agency operational and capital funding needs: * ESSB 5457, CH 373 (2011)
County transportation authority, meeting attendance by nonvoting labor member: HB 2553, ESHB 2553
Fare payment, proof of, passenger requirements: HB 2252, * SHB 2252, CH 68 (2012), SB 6114
Funding options, including imposition of motor vehicle excise taxes: HB 2016, SB 5874
High capacity transportation systems, converting or appropriating existing highway capacity, planning requirements: ESB 5205
Intrusive searches by public officials, citizen complaints and statutory prohibitions: SB 6432
Metropolitan transit commission, meeting attendance by nonvoting labor member: HB 2553, ESHB 2553
Park and ride lots, commercial activity at, department of transportation or local transit agency leases: SB 5791, * SSB 5791, CH 378 (2011)
Park and ride lots, use by private transportation providers: HB 1986, SHB 1986, SB 5837, SSB 5837
Passes and fare payment media, personally identifying information on, exempting from disclosure: * SHB 2252, CH 68 (2012), HB 2271, SB 6113
Public transportation benefit area authority, meeting attendance by nonvoting labor member: HB 2553, ESHB 2553
Public transportation grant program and account, creation: * EHB 2660, CH 74 (2012)
Public transportation vehicle lanes, use by private transportation providers: HB 1985, HB 1986, SHB 1986, SB 5836, * SSB 5836, CH 379 (2011), SB 5837, SSB 5837
Rail fixed guideway systems, local planning requirements when part of high capacity transportation system planning: * EHB 1171, CH 127 (2011), ESB 5205
Regional transit authorities, annual performance audit, each authority to fund: HB 2716
Regional transit authorities, ballot propositions for: HB 2712, SB 6500
Regional transit authorities, boards of, membership and meetings: SB 6499
Regional transit authorities, exclusion of city from boundaries by request: HB 2715, SB 6501
Regional transit authorities, use of job order contracting procedure: HB 2369, SB 6064
Sound transit, authority to use job order contracting: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
State environmental policy act, expanding environmental checklist by adding adverse impacts to local transit agencies: HB 2710
Transit benefits for state employees, pretax payroll deductions for qualified benefits: HB 1518, SHB 1518
Transit development plans, six-year, revising deadline for preparation: HB 1967, * ESHB 1967, CH 371 (2011) PV, SB 5796, SSB 5796
Transit facilities, use of highway right-of-way by state agencies: HB 1967, SB 5796
Transit facility projects, federally funded, contract bond requirements for public improvement contracts: HB 2240, SB 6063
Transit modes, consideration of needs when designing various transportation projects: * SHB 1700, CH 67 (2012)
Transit service mitigation account and grant program, establishment: SB 6455
Transit service overlay zones, establishment: HB 2601, SHB 2601
PUBLIC UTILITIES  (See UTILITIES)
PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICTS  (See UTILITIES)
PUBLIC UTILITY TAX  (See TAXES - PUBLIC UTILITY TAX)
PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS  (See WATER)
PUBLIC WORKS  PUBLIC WORKS RSS Feed
               
2012 jobs now act, including appropriations for public capital projects: HB 2793, SHB 2793, * ESB 5127, CH 1 (2012)
Aliens, unlawful, various contracting and employment provisions: SB 6436
Allotments for projects, valuing provisions, increasing amount for higher education institution projects: HB 2735
Alternative public works contracting procedures, outreach plans and use of design-build: HB 2327
Alternative subcontractor selection process, bidder protesting of qualified finalist bidders selection: HB 1971
Apprentice utilization, contractor submission of payroll records concerning: SB 6416
Artworks for public buildings, eliminating construction appropriations artwork purchase requirement: SB 5109
Artworks for public buildings, restricting purchases to artists living in Washington: SB 6330
Artworks for public buildings, suspending expenditure of moneys by arts commission for acquisition of art works: SB 6004, SB 6042
Building materials, reviewing other states' codes and standards on embodied energy and carbon in materials: * ESSB 5485, CH 341 (2011)
Building service maintenance contracts, prevailing rate of wage requirement no longer applicable: SB 5358
Buildings, major facility projects, constructing public buildings using high-performance methods: * SSB 5300, CH 99 (2011)
Buildings, major facility projects, using Washington state-based resources in constructing public buildings: SB 5300
Buildings, public, reducing embodied energy of building materials by increasing use of wood and wood projects: SB 5485
Community redevelopment financing, levying in apportionment districts: HB 1881, HJR 4217, SB 5705, SSB 5705, SJR 8213, SSJR 8213
Contingent loan agreements, financing local government projects through state-local agreements: SHB 1915, HB 2040, SHB 2040
Contractors, in-state contractor preference, department of general administration to apply preference after surveying other states: HB 2042, * 2SSB 5662, CH 345 (2011)
Contractors, resident contractor preference, state and municipalities to apply: HB 1809, SB 5662, SSB 5662
Contractors, resident employment preference, requirements: SB 6573
Contracts for construction projects, execution by department of commerce, revising certain requirements: SB 5825
Contracts for construction projects, execution by recreation and conservation funding board, revising certain requirements: SB 5825
Contracts for construction projects, execution by state historical society, revising certain requirements: SB 5825
Contracts, public improvement, contract bond requirements for transit facility projects: HB 2240, SB 6063
Education construction fund, discontinuing funds appropriation for student achievement program: * HB 2824, CH 10 (2012)
Education construction fund, reducing funding for: HB 2823, * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012), SB 6377, SB 6618
Education construction, authorizing lottery revenue bonds to fund: HB 2792, SHB 2792
Highway construction, design-build procedures, adjusting provision concerning awarding of contracts: SB 5250, SSB 5250, E2SSB 5250
Highways and streets, contracts involving, relying on contract bond for protection and payment of claims and taxes: HB 1384, * SHB 1384, CH 231 (2011)
Infrastructure, establishing task force concerning financing of public works infrastructure, student loans, and economic development: HB 2040, SHB 2040
Infrastructure, revising provisions concerning state assistance for local government infrastructure projects: HB 1915, HB 2040, SHB 2040, SB 5745, SB 5844, ESSB 5844
Job order contracting procedure, authorizing regional transit authorities to use: HB 2369, SB 6064
Job order contracts, revising provisions: * EHB 2328, CH 102 (2012)
Local government capital construction assistance, authorizing bonds to fund: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Local public infrastructure systems, public works board role in addressing project backlog: HB 2768, SB 6586
Port district small public works projects, waiving and clarifying certain requirements: HB 2635, SB 6365, SSB 6365
Prevailing wages, contractor records requests by department of labor and industries: HB 1058, SHB 1058, SB 5070, * SSB 5070, CH 92 (2011)
Prevailing wages, deadline for filing nonpayment of prevailing rate complaint: HB 1433
Prevailing wages, defining: SB 6419
Prevailing wages, definitions of contractor and subcontractor: HB 2669
Prevailing wages, exempting certain manufacturing or furnishing workers from requirements: SB 6420
Prevailing wages, exempting certain workers from requirements: SB 6422
Prevailing wages, filing of prevailing wage forms: SB 5746, SSB 5746
Prevailing wages, public works, basing on industrial statistician's previous written determination: SB 6480, SSB 6480
Prevailing wages, requirements for affidavits of wages paid: SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 129 (2012)
Prevailing wages, successor entities and liability: ESHB 2669
Projects costing less than five thousand dollars, waiver of certain requirements by state agency or municipality: HB 1970
Projects of statewide significance, mechanism for federal, state, and local government to perform project reviews: HB 1924, SB 5676, SSB 5676
Public improvement contracts with community service organizations, revising provisions: * HB 2305, CH 218 (2012), SB 6125
Public works assistance account, redirecting certain revenues to general fund: * ESHB 2823, CH 5 (2012)
Public works board, renaming as infrastructure financing board: HB 1915, SB 5745
Redevelopment areas, local governments creating, use of community redevelopment financing: HB 2746
Regional transit authorities, use of job order contracting procedure: HB 2369, SB 6064
Reporting by cities to state auditor, making mandatory reporting optional in certain cases: HB 1855, * HB 2834, CH 5 (2012) PV
Small works roster, microbusinesses and minibusinesses, definitions and relevant contracting procedures for public works: SHB 1173
Small works roster, microbusinesses, definition and relevant contracting procedures for public works: HB 1173
State facilities, siting where accessible to transit services: HB 1967, SB 5796, SSB 5796
University of Washington, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
Washington service corps, minor public works, funding and other provisions: SSB 6405
Washington State University, capital construction and building purposes: HB 1754, SB 5576, SSB 5576, 2SSB 5576
Water, construction of water quality and safe drinking water projects, authorizing bonds for: HB 2793, SHB 2793
PUBLIC WORKS BOARD  PUBLIC WORKS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Coal-fired electric generation facilities, decommissioning, board role in postclosure facilities projects: SB 5769, SSB 5769, * E2SSB 5769, CH 180 (2011)
Contingent loan agreements, board authority to make loans for local government projects through state-local agreements: SHB 1915, HB 2040, SHB 2040
Infrastructure financing board, renaming public works board as: HB 1915, SB 5745
Local infrastructure, board to prepare reformed state infrastructure assistance system implementation plan: SB 5844, ESSB 5844
Local public infrastructure systems, board role in addressing project backlog: HB 2768, SB 6586
Membership of board, revising provisions: SHB 1915
Public works assistance account, board to use for funding projects: HB 2768, SB 6586
PUGET SOUND PARTNERSHIP  PUGET SOUND PARTNERSHIP RSS Feed
               
Abolishing partnership and transferring powers, duties, and functions to conservation commission: SB 5712
Action agenda, updating statutes to reflect transition from development of agenda to implementation: HB 2277, SHB 2277
Administrative functions, consolidation with other natural resources agencies, requirements: E2SSB 5669
Natural environment programs, streamlining administration: HB 1885, ESHB 1885
Natural resources management, partnership to undertake interagency collaboration and office and facility colocation: SB 6078, ESSB 6078