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

RAILROADS  RAILROADS RSS Feed
               
Advisory committee on railroad safety, creation within utilities and transportation commission: HB 1978, SB 5847
Cranes and crane operators, revising safety regulations: SB 5760
Rail fixed guideway systems, local planning requirements when part of high capacity transportation system planning: * EHB 1171, CH 127 (2011), ESB 5205
State-owned railroad properties, surplus not needed for rail service, sale or lease: HB 1861, * SHB 1861, CH 161 (2011) PV
REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY  REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               (See also EMINENT DOMAIN; FOREST LAND; HOMES AND HOUSING; LANDLORD AND TENANT; TAXES - PROPERTY TAX)
Appraisal management companies, increasing minimal penal sum of surety bond: HB 2566, SB 6306
Archaeological investigations on private lands, provisions: * EHB 1177, CH 219 (2011), SB 5282, SSB 5282
Carbon monoxide alarms, residential and commercial property, seller disclosure requirements: HB 2672, SB 6472, * SSB 6472, CH 132 (2012)
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
Condemnation, municipality real property acquisition due to threat to public: HB 1036, SB 5078, SSB 5078
Conservation futures, flexible conservation futures taxing districts, creation: SB 6165, SSB 6165, 2SSB 6165
Deeds of trust act, amending: * ESHB 2614, CH 185 (2012)
Deeds of trust, beneficiaries, penalties for false swearing by: HB 2777, SB 6199, SSB 6199
Deeds of trust, electronic registry systems and other issues, convening stakeholder group: SSB 6070
Deeds of trust, modifying provisions: SB 5309
Deeds of trust, modifying recording provisions in connection with trustee's sale: HB 2776, SB 6070
Deeds of trust, owner-occupied real property foreclosure sales, publishing notice on internet: SB 6514
Deeds of trust, reconveyances, clarifying relationships between agents: HB 1045, SB 5311, SSB 5311
Deeds of trust, residual debts following short sales of owner-occupied residential property secured by: HB 2614
Deeds of trust, trustee's foreclosure sale, rescission of: * ESHB 2614, CH 185 (2012), SB 6515, SSB 6515
Deeds of trust, when notices of default are issued, beneficiaries to pay additional one-time sum: HB 2119, * SHB 2119, CH 24 (2011)
Developers, statutory provisions governing developer control of homeowners' association: ESB 5377
Easements and private rights-of-way, legal obligations and maintenance agreements, grounds for civil action: HB 1349, SHB 1349
Escrow, expanding definition: HB 1940
Escrow, expanding definition for licensing purposes: HB 2256, SB 6235, SSB 6235
Exchange facilitators, requirements and penalties: * SSB 6295, CH 34 (2012)
Exchange facilitators, requirements for: SB 6295
Excise taxes, county and city, limitations on amount to be used for operations and maintenance of capital projects: * HB 1953, CH 354 (2011)
Fertilizers, phosphorus-containing, restrictions on use: HB 1271, HB 1489, * ESHB 1489, CH 73 (2011) PV, SB 5194, SSB 5194
Fire protection, unprotected lands outside fire protection jurisdictions, provisions governing fire suppression efforts: HB 1506, * SHB 1506, CH 200 (2011), * HB 2213, CH 14 (2012), SB 5373, SSB 5373
Government regulation of property, property fairness act to compensate owners for agency damage to property: SB 5267
Homeowners in crisis, including alternatives, remedies, and assistance: * ESHB 2614, CH 185 (2012)
Hydroelectric project owners, liability when making adjacent lands and water areas available for public recreational use: HB 1231, * SB 5388, CH 53 (2011)
Indian tribes, exemption of tribal property, conditions: HB 1446, HB 2391, SB 5305, SB 6158
Leased land with mobile home, adding to qualifications for senior, disabled, and veteran property tax exemption: HB 1843
Lien holders, certain foreclosure sales, requirements: SB 5590, * SSB 5590, CH 364 (2011)
Liens, claims of lien by mechanics and materialmen, notice requirements: HB 1475
Liens, claims of lien by mechanics and materialmen, signing requirements: HB 1708, ESHB 1708
Liens, judgment liens on real property, commencing when filed: HB 2511, * SB 6566, CH 133 (2012)
Nondepository institutions making loans, modernizing statutes concerning and streamlining enforcement authorities of: HB 2255, * SHB 2255, CH 17 (2012), SB 6173, SSB 6173
Owner-occupied real property, foreclosure sales, publishing notice on internet: SB 6514
Private property, local government required actions on, list of actions requiring compensation: HB 2552
Property management companies, business and occupation tax deduction for on-site personnel: HB 1416, * SB 5289, CH 26 (2011)
Property management companies, phasing-out business and occupation tax for on-site property managers: HB 1077
Property tax exemption, property leased by nonprofit organization providing job training and services: HB 1042, SHB 1042, SB 5017, SSB 5017
Public transfer fee obligation act: * SSB 5115, CH 36 (2011)
Public utility districts, lien authority for districts providing water or sewer service: HB 1616
Real estate brokers and managing brokers, fingerprint and background checks, exempting veterans from requirements: SB 6533
Real estate firms, clarifying basis for business and occupation tax: HB 1184, * SB 5083, CH 322 (2011) PV
Real estate firms, fingerprint and background checks, exempting veterans from requirements: SB 6533
Real estate sales excise tax, determining tax in multiparcel transactions: HB 1338
Real property, actions to quiet title, prohibiting adverse possession claims: HB 1160
Real property, asserting title by adverse possession: HB 1026, * ESHB 1026, CH 255 (2011)
Real property, deeds of trust of residential, convening stakeholder group to consider recording of: SSB 6070
Real property, residential, recording of transfers and assignments in connection with conveyance: HB 2776, SB 6070
Real property, state or municipal sale or lease of public property to Indian tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Real property, surplus governmental, using for affordable housing: HB 1462, SHB 1462, SB 5214, SSB 5214
Receivership proceedings, receiver and procedure provisions: * ESB 5058, CH 34 (2011)
Service contracts, provisions: HB 2218, SHB 2218
Short sale sellers, protecting from payment of forgiven home loan debt: HB 2718, SB 6337, SSB 6337
Short sales, provisions concerning notifications to sellers and collecting outstanding debt: * ESHB 2614, CH 185 (2012)
State officers, buying or selling real property using nonpublic information, class C felony: HB 2320, SHB 2320
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
Transfer of real property, liability for damages and costs in cases of transfer fee covenant or lien or private transfer fee obligation: SB 5179
Transfer of real property, restricting private transfer fee obligations: HB 1214, ESHB 1214, SB 5115, * SSB 5115, CH 36 (2011)
Transportation property, surplus, procedures for sale or exchange of real property by department of transportation: SB 5658, * SSB 5658, CH 376 (2011)
Transportation property, surplus, right of repurchase for former owner when property was acquired by condemnation: HB 1441
True and fair value, real property, assessors to give notice of value each year property is revalued: HB 1204
Wells, permit exempt, revising real estate transaction disclosure form requirements: HB 2410
Zoning, notice to property owners when city or county proposes to rezone: HB 1013
RECORDS  RECORDS RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC RECORDS EXEMPTIONS ACCOUNTABILITY COMMITTEE)
Address confidentiality program, disclosure of information in registered domestic partnership applications and related records: HB 2385, SB 6213
Archives and records management division, cost allocation to be based on actual services and service hours: SSB 5517
Archives and records management division, fee and charge exemption for higher education institutions not using division services: SB 5517
Archivist, state, sole authority for archival and records storage, excepting legislative records: SB 6522, SB 6588
Autopsy and postmortem reports and records, access and dissemination: SSB 6037
Autopsy and postmortem reports and records, denying access to persons guilty of a crime resulting in decedent's death: SB 6037, SSB 6037
Birth certificates, original, access to certificates by adoptee: HB 2211, SHB 2211, 2SHB 2211, SB 5178, SB 6233
Collective bargaining, public employee representatives, public access to negotiations and records concerning: HB 2526
Copy, defining for public records act purposes: SB 5693
Correctional inmates, public records request by, authority of court to enjoin request: SB 5099
Correctional inmates, public records request by, award of penalties in action challenging agency claim of exemption: HB 1034, SB 5025, * SSB 5025, CH 300 (2011)
Councils in unincorporated areas and their volunteers, immunity from lawsuits under public records act: SB 5677
Crime prevention efforts by law enforcement agencies, property owner access to associated information collected by agencies: SB 5244, SSB 5244, 2SSB 5244
Crime prevention efforts by law enforcement agencies, property owner access to personally identifying information collected by agencies: * EHB 1234, CH 88 (2012)
Criminal history record information, including background checks and conviction and nonconviction records: * ESB 6296, CH 125 (2012)
Death certificates, disclosure restrictions: HB 1241
Deferred prosecution, criminal history or court record information, prohibiting dissemination after successful completion of program: SB 5591
Destruction of records absent legal authority, agency burden of proof in connection with record request: HB 2652
Digital copy machines, erasure of information stored on internal hard drives before return or resale of machine: HB 1216
Driving records, abstracts of, contractual arrangements with an employer for review of existing employees' records: HB 1504, SB 5246, * SSB 5246, CH 73 (2012)
Driving records, abstracts of, furnishing an employer with abstracts of existing employees' records: SHB 1504
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, certain information in a filing of usage-based insurance: HB 2361, * ESHB 2361, CH 222 (2012)
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, gang data bases: 2SSB 5049
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, information in worker's compensation structured settlement agreements: HB 2407, SHB 2407
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, nonconviction criminal history record information: HB 1235, SB 5019, SSB 5019
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, personal information in files of child receiving child care from licensed provider: HB 2646
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, personal information in files of child receiving child care or early learning services: HB 1293, SB 5314
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, personal information in files of participants in certain agency or community-based programs: SSB 5314
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, personal information in files of participants in certain public or nonprofit programs: * ESSB 5098, CH 173 (2011)
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, personal information of minors participating in parks and recreation programs: SB 5098
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, state or local agency employee misconduct investigation records in certain cases: HB 2761
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, vessel pilot evaluation and testing materials: SB 6579, SSB 6579
Exemptions from public copying and inspection, video and audio recordings made during executive session meetings: HB 2406, SB 6109
Fruit, patented or trademarked, disclosure of production and export information: SB 5146
International contact database, public records provision: SB 5733
Juvenile records, diversion agreements, including records availability: 2SSB 6292
Juvenile records, establishing joint legislative task force on juvenile record sealing: * SHB 1793, CH 333 (2011)
Juvenile records, prohibiting consumer reporting agency dissemination unless records are de-identified: HB 1793, SB 5558, SSB 5558
Juvenile records, provisions concerning confidentiality of: SB 6292, SSB 6292
Juvenile records, provisions concerning sealing and destroying of records: * SHB 1793, CH 333 (2011)
Juvenile records, provisions concerning sealing of records: HB 1793, HB 2541, * SHB 2541 (2012) V, SB 6291
Medical records, eliminating department of revenue's authorization to examine: SB 6091, SSB 6091
Open records, office of, establishment within office of administrative hearings: HB 1044, SB 5237
Protection orders, sealing in certain cases to protect a person's housing opportunities: HB 2564, SB 6321
Public officials and employees, training programs regarding public records and meetings for, attorney general to implement: HB 2572
Public records requests, agency claims of exemption, award of penalties when action against agency on behalf of correctional inmate: HB 1034, SB 5025, * SSB 5025, CH 300 (2011)
Public records requests, agency claims of exemption, recommendations of public records exemptions accountability committee: SB 5049
Public records requests, agency claims of exemption, statute of limitations for actions against agency: HB 1033, SB 5022, SSB 5022
Public records requests, agency limitation of hours spent responding to requests in certain cases: HB 2677, SB 6351, SSB 6351
Public records requests, agency records production errors, providing notice to agency of error dispute: HB 1139, SB 5062
Public records requests, agency to supply to requestor an estimate of direct costs to agency: HB 1675
Public records requests, by incarcerated persons, authority of court to enjoin: HB 2677, SB 5099, SB 6351, SSB 6351
Public records requests, production and copying cost recovery provisions: HB 1300, SB 5088
Public records requests, records destroyed absent legal authority, agency burden of proof: HB 2652
Public records requests, records search costs, equitable allocation of county auditor's costs: HB 2416, SHB 2416
Public records requests, school district authority to charge for reasonable costs of responding: SB 6576
Public records requests, signatures on agency records, exemption from public inspection and copying: HB 1989
Public records requests, use for commercial and profit-making purposes, strengthening restrictions: HB 2340, SB 6146, SSB 6146
Public records requests, using multifactor analysis to set monetary awards for agency violations: SB 5685, SSB 5685
Public records requests, violation disputes, conferences between requester and agency: HB 1299, SB 5089
Public records requests, violations, revising monetary penalties: HB 1899, * SHB 1899, CH 273 (2011)
Public records, defining "copy" for purposes of the public records act: SB 5693
Public records, health care insurance, availability for inspection of certain insurer filings: HB 1220, * ESHB 1220, CH 312 (2011)
Public records, health care insurance, availability for inspection of certain insurer or contractor filings: SB 5120
Public records, increasing access: SB 5512
Public records, livestock information, disclosure exemptions: * HB 2456, CH 168 (2012), SB 6087
Public records, special purpose districts, hours of availability for inspection and copying: HB 1389, SB 5294, SSB 5294
Statute of limitation for action against agency claim of exemption from public records act requirements: HB 1033, SB 5022, SSB 5022
Sunshine committee, implementing committee recommendations: SB 5049, SSB 5049, 2SSB 5049
Title insurers, public disclosure of statistical reporting to insurance commissioner: SHB 2010
Transit passes and fare payment media, personally identifying information on, exempting from disclosure: * SHB 2252, CH 68 (2012), HB 2271, SB 6113
Unlawful detainer records, prohibiting landlord refusal to renew or enter into rental agreement based on: SSB 6321
Unlawful detainer records, sealing in certain cases to protect a person's housing opportunities: HB 2564, SB 6321
Washington enhanced intelligence act, restricting collection of certain protected information by law enforcement agencies: SB 5048
RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE  RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE 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 office to department: HB 1850, SB 5669
Contracts for construction projects, execution by funding board, revising certain requirements: SB 5825
Fish, wildlife, and recreation, department of, transfer of powers, duties, and functions of office to department: SSB 5669
Habitat and recreation lands coordinating group, participation of certain state agencies in: * SB 6385, CH 128 (2012)
Invasive species council, extending expiration dates for council and council account: * HB 1413, CH 154 (2011), SB 5090
Natural resources management, office to undertake interagency collaboration and office and facility colocation: SB 6078, ESSB 6078
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence: HB 1162
Natural resources partnership office, creating to encourage natural resources related partnerships: SB 5481
Recreation and conservation funding board, revising certain requirements for execution of construction project contracts: SB 5825
RECYCLING  RECYCLING RSS Feed
               
Bags, plastic carryout bags, establishing requirements for stores and manufacturers: HB 2250
Bags, recycled paper bags, restrictions and requirements as retail checkout bags: HB 2404
Bottles, beverage bottles and cans, collection and recycling incentives and penalties for violations: SB 5778
Bottles, petroleum-based beverage bottles, prohibiting manufacture and sale if noncompostable: SB 5781
Cans, beverage cans and bottles, collection and recycling incentives and penalties for violations: SB 5778
Carpet, promoting recycling through carpet stewardship organizations and product stewardship programs: SB 5110, SSB 5110, SB 6341, SSB 6341
Electronic products, recycling plans for, establishing manufacturers' responsibilities through market share determinations: HB 1866, SB 5824, SSB 5824, SB 6336, SSB 6336
Prescription drugs, unused, establishing program for recycling by nursing homes: SB 6048
REDISTRICTING COMMISSION  REDISTRICTING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Redistricting plan, advancing deadline for approval by commission: SB 6587, SJR 8227
Redistricting plan, submission to legislature for approval: * EHCR 4409 (2012), SCR 8409
RELIGION  RELIGION RSS Feed
               
American heritage act, prohibiting censoring or restricting of certain instruction based on religious references: HB 2377
Food, religiously or ceremonially prepared, labeling requirements for selling: HB 2376
Marriage, freedom of clergy and religious institutions to determine which ceremonies to perform and marriages to recognize: HB 2516, SHB 2516, SB 6239, * ESSB 6239, CH 3 (2012)
Same-sex marriage, allowing while protecting religious freedom: SB 6239, * ESSB 6239, CH 3 (2012)
State capitol campus, use of state property for religious activity: SB 6085
RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS RSS Feed
               
Average salary, local and state government employees, determining for pension plan purposes: * HB 2070, CH 5 (2011)
Benefit plans for retirees in lieu of unused sick leave remuneration, reassigning administration of: HB 2624, SB 6194
Contractors, government, excluding from definition of employer for purposes of state retirement systems: * EHB 2771, CH 236 (2012), SB 6584
Death benefits, duty-related, increase for certain public employees in retirement systems: HB 1450, SB 5160
Deferred compensation or supplemental savings plan, public utility district employees: * HB 1618, CH 30 (2011), SB 5281
Employer, definition of, excluding government contractors for purposes of state retirement systems: * EHB 2771, CH 236 (2012), SB 6584
Firefighters' pension fund, obligations against fund of city or town entering into a regional fire protection service authority: HB 1784
Higher education employees, annuities and retirement income plans: HB 1262, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5162, SB 5474
Higher education employees, creating higher education retirement plan supplemental benefit fund: * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011)
Higher education employees, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1022, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5569
Judges, elimination of mandatory retirement age: HB 1201, HJR 4203, SB 5147, SJR 8204
Judges, retiring at end of current term after reaching mandatory retirement age: SB 5323, SJR 8200
LEOFF plan 2, setting 2011-2013 contribution rates: HB 2068
LEOFF plan 2, transfer of funds to local public safety account: HB 2071
LEOFF plan 2, transfer of PERS service credit by fish and wildlife enforcement officers, modifying starting date: HB 2418, * SB 6134, CH 248 (2012)
LEOFF plans 1 and 2, determining local government employee final average salary: HB 2018, SB 5882
LEOFF plans 1 and 2, merging: HB 2097, HB 2350, SB 6563
LEOFF, benefits for member's surviving spouse: HB 1444, SHB 1444, SB 5353
LEOFF, city disability boards, membership: HB 2697, SB 6459
LEOFF, membership for park rangers vested with police powers by parks and recreation commission: HB 1321
LEOFF, use of overtime when calculating pension benefits: SB 6543
Local government employees, determining average final salary for pension purposes: HB 2018, SB 5882
Overtime, use when calculating pension benefits: SB 6543
Pension plans, constitutional amendment concerning state's long-term obligations: HJR 4219, SJR 8214
Pension plans, local and state government employees, determining average salary for plan purposes: * HB 2070, CH 5 (2011)
Pension plans, nonstate defined benefit plans offered by towns, authorization and prohibitions: * SB 5950, CH 240 (2012)
Pension policy, select committee on, membership: HB 2738
PERS plan 1, limiting annual increase amounts: HB 2021, * SHB 2021, CH 362 (2011), SB 5920, SSB 5920
PERS plan 1, membership, revising provisions concerning employees of labor guilds, associations, or organizations: HB 1956, SB 5833
PERS plan 1, postretirement employment provisions: SB 5852
PERS plan 2, insurance plans and contracts, allowing certain separated members to participate: HB 1706
PERS plan 3, defined benefit portion, vesting after five years: HB 1704
PERS plans 2 and 3, alternate early retirement provisions, amending: * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
PERS plans 2 and 3, excluding certain new members from alternate early retirement provisions: HB 1742, HB 2825, * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
PERS plans 2 and 3, retirement benefits at earlier ages: HB 1705
PERS plans 2 and 3, transfer of service credit to LEOFF plan 2 by fish and wildlife enforcement officers, modifying starting date: HB 2418, * SB 6134, CH 248 (2012)
PERS, additional service credit for retiring employees displaced by mandatory use of private collection agencies by state agencies: HB 1374, SB 5284
PERS, determining local government employee average final compensation: HB 2018, SB 5882
PERS, health care authority to provide health benefit subsidies for certain retired members: SB 6577
PERS, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1083
PERS, use of overtime when calculating pension benefits: SB 6543
Plan 3 retirement systems, new members, changing defined contribution portion default investment option: * HB 1625, CH 80 (2011), SB 5494
Postretirement employment, higher education employees: HB 1022, HB 1981, * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011), SB 5569
Postretirement employment, PERS and TRS plan 1, public employment after retirement: SB 5852
Postretirement employment, PERS, PSERS, SERS plans 2 and 3, and TRS plan 1: HB 1083
PSERS plan 2, determining local government employee average final compensation: HB 2018, SB 5882
PSERS, definition of employer to include public corrections entities formed by counties or cities: * HB 1263, CH 68 (2011), SB 5161
PSERS, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1083
PSERS, use of overtime when calculating pension benefits: SB 6543
Public employees' savings plan, creation: SB 5908
Retirement systems, excess compensation, limiting impact on contribution rates: HB 2441
Retirement systems, state actuary to conduct actuarial study of financial risks to systems: HB 1998, SHB 1998
Savings plan, creation of public employees' savings plan: SB 5908
School administrators, alternate early retirement eligibility, service credit calculation: HB 1851
SERS plan 2, insurance plans and contracts, allowing certain separated members to participate: HB 1706
SERS plan 3, defined benefit portion, vesting after five years: HB 1704
SERS plans 2 and 3, allowing for foregone compensation when calculating earnable compensation: HB 1787
SERS plans 2 and 3, alternate early retirement eligibility, service credit calculation for school administrators: HB 1851
SERS plans 2 and 3, alternate early retirement provisions, amending: * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
SERS plans 2 and 3, excluding certain new members from alternate early retirement provisions: HB 1742, HB 2825, * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
SERS plans 2 and 3, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1083
SERS plans 2 and 3, retirement benefits at earlier ages: HB 1705
TRS plan 1, limiting annual increase amounts: HB 2021, * SHB 2021, CH 362 (2011), SB 5920, SSB 5920
TRS plan 1, optional health benefit premium subsidy for retired members ineligible for medicare: SB 5846, SSB 5846
TRS plan 1, partial lump sum benefit payment for certain survivors of members: HB 1261, SB 5163
TRS plan 1, postretirement employment provisions: HB 1083, SB 5852
TRS plan 2, insurance plans and contracts, allowing certain separated members to participate: HB 1706
TRS plan 3, defined benefit portion, vesting after five years: HB 1704
TRS plans 2 and 3, allowing for foregone compensation when calculating earnable compensation: HB 1787
TRS plans 2 and 3, alternate early retirement eligibility, service credit calculation for school administrators: HB 1851
TRS plans 2 and 3, alternate early retirement provisions, amending: * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
TRS plans 2 and 3, excluding certain new members from alternate early retirement provisions: HB 1742, HB 2825, * 2ESB 6378, CH 7 (2012)
TRS plans 2 and 3, retirement benefits at earlier ages: HB 1705
TRS, health care authority to provide health benefit subsidies for certain retired members: SB 6577
TRS, use of overtime when calculating pension benefits: SB 6543
Volunteer firefighters and reserve officers, purchase of retirement pension coverage by certain firefighters and officers: * SB 5365, CH 239 (2012)
Volunteer firefighters and reserve officers, revising definitions for retirement purposes: HB 1723
WSPRS, benefits for member's surviving spouse: HB 1444, SHB 1444, SB 5353
WSPRS, member contribution rate: HB 2467, SB 6219
WSPRS, transfer of service credit into system by troopers formerly serving as certain kinds of officers: HB 1260, * ESB 5159, CH 72 (2012)
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT  RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Beneficiary of deceased retiree, exclusion of persons acquitted by reason of insanity from benefitting from unlawful killing: SB 5103
Higher education retirement plan supplemental benefits, department administrative role: * ESHB 1981, CH 47 (2011)
Public employees' savings plan, administration by department: SB 5908
Salary reductions for state employees, department adoption of necessary rules: * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Salary reductions for state employees, pension provisions, department adoption of necessary rules: SB 5860
REVENUE, DEPARTMENT  REVENUE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Billings issued by department, imposing fee on: HB 2154
Building permits, local governments issuing permits to supply subcontractor information to department: HB 2154
Business and occupation taxes, uniformity between state and local, collaborative process to increase: HB 2812
Business licensing system, making technical changes and conforming amendments: HB 2790
Business licensing system, simplifying local licensing through cooperative process: HB 2789
Business licensing, local, simplifying through cooperative process: HB 2789
Businesses in Washington, single portal for, department to convene interagency work group on: SB 6356
Capital gains, state tax on, department role: HB 2563
Electronic means for remitting and reporting taxes, expansion of use by department: * EHB 1357, CH 24 (2011), SB 5288
Fiscal notes, pilot project: SB 5411
Income tax, on gross income over one million dollars, administrative provisions: HB 2766
Industry development organization grant program, department role: SB 5808
Innovation industry program, department role: HB 2613, SHB 2613, SSB 5808, 2SSB 5808
Laws administered by department, revising certain excise tax provisions: SB 5838, SSB 5838
Liens against real property, issuance by department in lieu of warrant for unpaid excise taxes: * HB 1239, CH 131 (2011)
Liquor control board, transferring certain tax collection and other functions to department: SB 6554
Master license service program, transferring from department of licensing: HB 2017, * SHB 2017, CH 298 (2011), SB 5911, SSB 5911
Medical records, eliminating department authorization to examine: SB 6091, SSB 6091
Middle class jobs act, department 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
Planning processes, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket or higher: HB 2171
Privilege tax on petroleum businesses, department role: HB 2093
Small business taxpayer bill of rights, department administration: HB 1165
Small business taxpayer rights, department administration: SHB 1165
Spirits, taxes on retail sales, collection by department: * HB 2758, CH 39 (2012), SB 6571
Studded tires, fee for each new tire sold, department to collect: SB 6032
Tax expenditure information, omnibus operating appropriations bill to include: HB 1889, SB 5831
Tax interest, refund, and credit provisions, increasing interest rate and reducing issuance period for refunds and credits: HB 2154
Tax refund and interest provisions, modifications: HB 2080, SHB 2080
Taxpayer information, department role in maintaining confidentiality while improving transparency of tax preferences and structure: SB 5312
Unclaimed property, unclaimed securities to be sold as soon as practicable upon receipt: HB 2154, HB 2169, * SHB 2169, CH 8 (2011), SB 5994
REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON  REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               
Boarding homes, changing term to "assisted living facilities": HB 2056, * SHB 2056, CH 10 (2012)
Conforming amendments prompted by reorganization of state government central services: HB 2375, SHB 2375
Constitutional authority, federal or state, requiring citation with all bills, acts, ordinances, resolutions, and rules: HB 1951
Domestic partnerships, statutory construction: * HB 1649, CH 9 (2011)
Emergency clauses, constitutional amendment to restrict use: HJR 4200
Gender-based terms, technical corrections: * SB 5045, CH 336 (2011) PV, * SB 6095, CH 117 (2012)
Publication, revising publication requirements of statute law committee: * HB 1479, CH 156 (2011)
Tax statutes, clarifications and technical corrections: SB 5167, * SSB 5167, CH 174 (2011)
Technical corrections, campaign financing provisions: HB 1048, * SHB 1048, CH 60 (2011)
Technical corrections, department of early learning statutes: HB 1621, SHB 1621
Technical corrections, statutes affecting department of agriculture, technical nonsubstantive changes: SB 5374, * SSB 5374, CH 103 (2011)
Technical corrections, various statutes: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 151 (2011)
Trade names and licensing laws, making technical changes and conforming amendments: HB 2790
RIVERS  RIVERS RSS Feed
               
Columbia and Snake river mainstems, water resource management, using to promote production of biofuel and organic crops: HB 2192, SB 6028
Columbia and Snake rivers, requesting reservoir capacity to capture runoff from dams: SJM 8011
Columbia basin project, federal, superseding water right permit requirements for water delivered from project: * HB 1391, CH 72 (2011), SB 5293
Columbia basin project, phase II, requesting federal support: HJM 4011, HJM 4016
Columbia river basin management program, modifications to prospectively maximize investment tools: HB 1803, SHB 1803, * 2SHB 1803, CH 83 (2011), ESB 5647
Columbia river basin water supply, voluntary regional agreements, amending RCW 90.90.030: HB 2212, * SHB 2212, CH 161 (2012)
Columbia river, bicentennial of David Thompson's navigation and mapping: * HR 4623 (2011)
Columbia river, interstate 5 Columbia river crossing project, designation as eligible toll facility: HB 2676, SHB 2676, SB 6445, * ESSB 6445, CH 36 (2012)
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water and electric energy for or from pumped storage generating facility: SB 6044
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water for pumped storage generating facilities: HB 2616, * SSB 6044, CH 246 (2012)
Floodplains, one hundred year, expansion of urban growth areas into floodplains: HB 1222
Gravel, removal from waterways, provisions: HB 1603
Hydroelectric generation, on irrigation district facilities, qualifying for renewable energy credit: SB 6224
Hydroelectric project owners, liability when making adjacent lands and water areas available for public recreational use: HB 1231, * SB 5388, CH 53 (2011)
Snake and Columbia rivers, requesting reservoir capacity to capture runoff from dams: SJM 8011
State environmental policy act, expanding environmental checklist by adding downstream or down-gradient impacts to waters: HB 2710
Streams, sediment removal by citizen volunteers, streamlining hydraulic project approval: SB 6006
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Alaskan way viaduct and Seattle seawall replacement project, expert review panel to update previous work: SB 5785, SSB 5785
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tolling and other revenues: HB 2675, SHB 2675, SB 6444, * SSB 6444, CH 83 (2012)
All-terrain vehicles, conditions for use on public roadways: HB 1203, HB 1619, SB 5366, ESSB 5366, E2SSB 5366
Asphalt, coal tar asphalt sealant, prohibiting sale and use: HB 1721, * ESHB 1721, CH 268 (2011)
Bicyclists, consideration of needs when designing various transportation projects: HB 1700, * SHB 1700, CH 67 (2012)
Bridges, state boundary bridge, proposals for constructing: HB 1383, SB 5444
Bridges, state route number 520 corridor, legislative approval of toll charge schedule: HB 1887, SB 5700, * SSB 5700, CH 377 (2011) PV
Bridges, state route number 520 Evergreen Point bridge, permitting and construction for replacement of certain elements: * EHB 2814, CH 84 (2012)
Bridges, state route number 520 Evergreen Point bridge, permitting for replacement of certain elements: HB 2787, SHB 2787, SB 6599
Bridges, state route number 9 Snohomish river bridge project, identification and funding: SB 5822
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows bridge, approving photo toll schedule: HB 1887, SB 5700, * SSB 5700, CH 377 (2011) PV
Bridges, toll, use of revenue from toll facilities exclusively for highway purposes: SB 5416, SJR 8210
Complete streets grant program, establishment by department of transportation: HB 1071, * ESHB 1071, CH 257 (2011)
Construction, design-build procedures, adjusting provision concerning awarding of highway construction contracts: SB 5250, SSB 5250, E2SSB 5250
Contracts for highway and street improvements, relying on contract bond for protection and payment of claims and taxes: HB 1384, * SHB 1384, CH 231 (2011)
Express lanes, highways, commercial vehicles to be prohibited from using during peak hours: SB 5130
Express toll lanes, use on I-405 and setting of tolls: * EHB 1382, CH 369 (2011), SB 5490
Fees, designation for highway purposes, constitutional amendment to require two-thirds majority to modify: SHJR 4228
Fire protection service, state highways, improving service through merger of fire protection districts: SB 5129
Forest roads, landowner liability when roads subject to road maintenance and abandonment plans: HB 1102
Four-wheel all-terrain vehicles, conditions for use on public roadways: HB 1203, SB 5366, E2SSB 5366
Heavy haul corridors, limiting applicability on portion of state route number 509: HB 2476
High occupancy vehicle lanes, use by plug-in electric vehicles: HB 2106
High occupancy vehicle lanes, use by private transportation providers: HB 1985, HB 1986, SHB 1986, SB 5836, * SSB 5836, CH 379 (2011), SB 5837, SSB 5837
Highways, state, interagency police services agreements between state patrol and department of transportation: HB 1411, SB 5255
Interstate 405, use of express toll lanes and setting of tolls: * EHB 1382, CH 369 (2011), SB 5490
Interstate 5 Columbia river crossing project, designation as eligible toll facility: HB 2676, SHB 2676, SB 6445, * ESSB 6445, CH 36 (2012)
Interstate 5, requesting renaming as "purple heart trail": HJM 4006, SJM 8003
Interstate 90, tolls imposed and revenue collected on, limiting use to I-90 floating bridge project: HB 2575
Missing person computerized network, using static digital outdoor advertising signs to enhance messaging capabilities: HB 2636, SB 5298, SSB 5298
Motorcycles, off-road, authorizing limited use on highways: HB 1533
Motorcycles, off-road, authorizing use on roads and highways: SB 5800, * SSB 5800, CH 121 (2011)
Nontoll transportation projects, implementing public-private partnership best practices: SB 5771
Off-road vehicles, operation on streets and highways, regulation by political subdivisions: HB 1578
Off-road vehicles, roads and highways for use by, designation by city or county: SB 5845
Off-road vehicles, roads and highways for use by, designation by county: SB 5166
Pedestrians, consideration of needs when designing various transportation projects: HB 1700, * SHB 1700, CH 67 (2012)
Petroleum products, fees on barrels of, constitutional amendment to add revenues to exclusive fund for highways: HJR 4228
Port of entry, requiring certain vehicles transporting cattle to stop at port of entry upon entering state through certain counties: * ESHB 1922, CH 242 (2011)
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
Rest areas, joint safety rest area demonstration project, department of transportation to pursue: SB 6409
Rest areas, leases with private commercial entities to conduct business at state-owned safety rest areas: SB 5218
Rest areas, private-entity operation of state-owned safety rest areas: HB 1630
Road user future funding task force, establishment: HB 2704, SHB 2704
Rocks and sand, loads driven on public highways, limits and covering requirements: HB 2455, SHB 2455
Scenic and recreational highway system additions: HB 1024, * SHB 1024, CH 123 (2011), SB 5003, SSB 5003
Signs, static digital advertising signs, state agency contracts with sign owners and vendors to expand emergency messaging capabilities: HB 2636, SB 5298, SSB 5298
Special safety corridor projects, creation of account to fund: SB 6435
Speed limits, nonarterial highways, authority of local authorities to set speed limits for certain highways: HB 1217, SHB 1217
Speed limits, reductions by secretary of transportation, imposing prior investigation time limit: SB 5252, SSB 5252
State patrol, interagency agreements with department of transportation for police services, overtime compensation: HB 1411, SB 5255
State route number 16, deferred sales and use taxes due on corridor improvements project, amending repayment requirement: HB 2394, SB 6073, * SSB 6073, CH 77 (2012)
State route number 27, scenic and recreational highway system additions: HB 1024, * SHB 1024, CH 123 (2011), SB 5003, SSB 5003
State route number 278, scenic and recreational highway system additions: HB 1024, * SHB 1024, CH 123 (2011), SB 5003, SSB 5003
State route number 509, limiting applicability of heavy haul corridor on portion of: HB 2476
State route number 520 corridor, legislative approval of toll charge schedule: HB 1887, SB 5700, * SSB 5700, CH 377 (2011) PV
State route number 520 Evergreen Point bridge, permitting and construction for replacement of certain elements: * EHB 2814, CH 84 (2012)
State route number 520 Evergreen Point bridge, permitting for replacement of certain elements: HB 2787, SHB 2787, SB 6599
State route number 522, funding improvements: HB 1667, HB 2576, SB 5532
State route number 523, department of transportation to undertake a corridor study: HB 1917
State route number 527, modifying: * HB 1520, CH 201 (2011), SB 5430
State route number 9, Snohomish river bridge project, identification and funding: SB 5822
State route number 97, designation as heavy haul industrial corridor for movement of overweight vehicles: * SB 5589, CH 115 (2011)
State route number 99, Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tolling and other revenues: HB 2675, SHB 2675, SB 6444, * SSB 6444, CH 83 (2012)
Storm water control facilities, rates and charges with respect to highway rights-of-way: HB 2733, SHB 2733
Storm water control facilities, state highway rights-of-way rates and charges for: HB 2684
Street maintenance utilities, creation authorized: HB 1929, SHB 1929
Toll facilities, eligible, combining facilities to create a system of eligible toll facilities: HB 2675, SB 6444
Toll facilities, eligible, designating interstate 5 Columbia river crossing project as an eligible toll facility: HB 2676, SHB 2676, SB 6445, * ESSB 6445, CH 36 (2012)
Toll facilities, state route number 520 corridor, legislative approval of toll charge schedule: HB 1887, SB 5700, * SSB 5700, CH 377 (2011) PV
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, approving photo toll schedule: HB 1887, SB 5700, * SSB 5700, CH 377 (2011) PV
Toll facilities, use of toll revenue exclusively for highway purposes: SB 5416
Tolls and ferry fares, allowing tow truck operators to pass costs to registered owner of impounded vehicle: * HB 2274, CH 18 (2012), SB 6160
Tolls, inactive and closed toll accounts, administrative fee for: HB 2773
Tolls, limiting use to roadways where tolls and charges are collected: HB 2575
Transit modes, consideration of needs when designing various transportation projects: * SHB 1700, CH 67 (2012)
Transportation projects, state, deferred sales and use taxes due in certain cases, ending repayment requirement: SB 6191
Transportation projects, state, sales and use tax exemptions for labor and services and tangible personal property: SB 6191
Two or four-wheel all-terrain vehicles, conditions for use on public roadways: ESSB 5366
Upper Stehekin valley road, requesting reestablishment: SJM 8004, * SSJM 8004 (2011)
Urban arterial trust account, elimination: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 120 (2011)
Vacation and abandonment of county roads, landowner petitions to county road administration board: SB 5413
Vacation and abandonment of county roads, streamlining process for: HB 2665
Vehicles, all-terrain, conditions for use on public roadways: HB 1203, HB 1619, SB 5366, ESSB 5366, E2SSB 5366
Vehicles, motor, increasing maximum length: HB 2430, SHB 2430, SB 6138
Vehicles, motor, maximum length, exemption for certain auto recycling carriers: * SSB 6138, CH 79 (2012)
Weigh stations, requiring certain vehicles transporting cattle to stop for inspection and weight measurement: HB 1922