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

RADIO BROADCASTING  (See NEWS MEDIA)
RAILROADS  RAILROADS RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS)
Charter party carriers and contract crew hauling vehicles, regulation of: HB 1808, SB 5797
Companies, certain contracts, repealing disclosure exemption for: * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016)
Crew transportation providers and contract crew hauling vehicles, regulation of: ESHB 1808, E2SHB 1808
Employees, yardmasters, working hours: HB 1284, SHB 1284, SB 5696
Freight rail dependent uses, on land near railroads, authorizing: HB 2468, SB 6334, ESSB 6334
Intoxicated, operating railroad while, provisions: HB 1015, HB 1017
Oil transport, contingency plans, for biological oils and blends: SB 6576
Oil transport, contingency plans, limiting requirements to railroads hauling crude oil or petroleum products: HB 2896
Oil transport, contingency plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 6418
Oil transport, private railroad crossings upgrades, cost allocation for: SB 6119
Oil transport, private railroad crossings, provisions concerning: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 6119
Oil transport, safety of, hazardous materials emergency response reporting: SHB 2575
Oil transport, safety of, updating oil shipment study, master document, and report: HB 2575
Oil transport, spill prevention and response activities, including symposium on: SB 5057, SSB 5057, E2SSB 5057
Passenger-carrying vehicles for employees, regulatory provisions: HB 1808, ESHB 1808, E2SHB 1808, SB 5797
Rail transportation in Washington state, legislative task force for, establishing: HB 2934, SB 6506
Royal Slope railroad right-of-way, transfer by DOT to Port of Royal Slope: HB 1586, * SHB 1586, CH 281 (2015), SB 5529, SSB 5529
Stanwood railway station, requesting naming as Mary Margaret Haugen Station: SJM 8023
State rail plan, preparation of, freight mobility strategic investment board role: HB 2923
State-owned railroads, funding: HB 1623
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1809, SHB 1809, E2SSB 5057, SB 5697
RAPE  (See SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY  REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               (See also TAXES - PROPERTY TAX; TAXES - REAL ESTATE EXCISE)
Acquisition of land by state agencies, nonprofit nature conservancy lands, funds application requirements: SB 6392
Acquisition of land by state agencies, prohibiting until education fully funded: HB 2215
Adverse possession, claim of, honest belief requirement: HB 1829
Agencies, transaction documents, public disclosure exemption, when: * HB 1431, CH 150 (2015), SB 5395
Annexation, to another city or town, property owners petitioning for, appeals procedure: SHB 2074
Appraisers, licensing and certification of: HB 1196, SB 5597, * SSB 5597, CH 144 (2016)
Auctions, via electronic media, including internet and electronic payment: HB 1799, * SB 5768, CH 95 (2015)
Boundary lines, recording of documents involving, anticipated tax and assessment collection, eliminating: HB 1798
Brokers, original license and real estate research account and center, expiration dates: HB 1171, * SB 5288, CH 175 (2015)
Brokers, original license and real estate research account and center, expiration dates and fee increase for inflation: SHB 1171
Brokers, sale of floating homes or on-water residences: * HB 1309, CH 133 (2015)
Buildings, rehabilitation of historic, creating financing program to provide loans: HB 2689
Buildings, rehabilitation of historic, temporary property tax increase to fund: HB 2688
Commercial properties, controls on rent, preemption by state: HB 2407
Common interest, Washington uniform common interest ownership act: SB 5263
Confiscation of real property by government during disaster or emergency, prohibiting: HB 2974
Construction defect claims, construction professional inspection of defect, requiring, when: SB 5961
Deeds of trust, foreclosure, default and trustee's sale notices, requirements: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Deeds of trust, foreclosure, housing counseling, mediation, and other services need: HB 2876
Deeds of trust, trustee's foreclosure sale, foreclosure initiation by owner or holder of deed or designee: SB 5968
Defending property, using defensive or even deadly force, when: HB 1324
Defending property, when force is appropriate, criminal and civil immunity: HB 2712, SB 6487
Disclosure statement for real property transfer, delivery to buyer: SB 5585, SSB 5585
Earnest money, demands on, procedures for holders when receiving: HB 1730, * SHB 1730, CH 51 (2015)
Easements, as part of general property tax assessment, modifying requirements: SB 6169
Easements, delinquent-taxes foreclosure when electric utility recorded interest: * HB 2457, CH 98 (2016)
Easements, private right-of-way maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Elevators and other conveyances, disclosure in real estate transactions, when: SB 5156, * SSB 5156, CH 110 (2015)
Entry, unlawful, strictly limiting entry by public officials and employees: HB 1375
Exchange facilitators and facilitator companies, regulation of: HB 2916
Foreclosure fairness account, revising expenditures from: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Foreclosure, initiation by owner or holder of a trust deed or by a designee: SB 5968
Foreclosure, of deeds of trust, default and trustee's sale notices, requirements: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Foreclosure, of deeds of trust, housing counseling, mediation, and other services need: HB 2876
Foreclosures, disposing tax foreclosed property to city for affordable housing: HB 2647, ESHB 2647, SB 5244, SB 6337, * SSB 6337, CH 63 (2016)
Forfeiture of real property, guilty finding for felony offense, requiring: HB 1520
Homestead property, judgment as lien against, fees for recording by creditor to be recoverable costs: HB 2673, 2SSB 5536
Improvements, by owner who offers to sell, not required to register as contractor, when: HB 1749, SB 5847
Inheritance or devise by will, real property transfer via, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying: * SHB 2539, CH 174 (2016)
Inheritance transfers, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying provisions: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Inheritance, real property transfer via, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying: HB 2539, SB 6367
Land use, notice of applications and decisions, requirements for certain cities: HB 1084
Leasehold interest in real property, tax parcels subject to, leasehold excise tax credit, when: HB 2120, SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 5984, SB 6462
Liens, claims by mechanics and materialmen for late payments, notice of right to claim lien before filing of: SSB 6482
Liens, claims by mechanics and materialmen, late payment or overdue amount information after notice: SB 6482
Loans, certain real estate, narrowing interest income B&O tax deduction to include only community banks: HB 2991
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing upon, prohibiting policies based on: HB 1584
Private property rights, protecting from United Nations Agenda 21 policies: SB 5191
Public property, vacant or undeveloped agency-owned, master real estate plan to use or dispose of: HB 1905
Sales, requirements imposed on seller, information posting provisions: * EHB 2971, CH 138 (2016)
Sales, seller disclosure requirements and related provisions, modifying: * EHB 2122, CH 10 (2015)
Solar energy systems, trees and shrubs near, restrictions: SB 5414
State agency real estate assets, creating state real estate asset management office: HB 1452
State natural resources agency land acquisition, same-county land sale requirement: HB 2092, SB 5872
Transportation, surplus property of DOT, former owner right of repurchase: HB 1585, SHB 1585
Trespass, defining "unlawful entry" to strictly limit entry by public officials and employees: HB 1375
Trespass, notice against, defining "posting in a conspicuous manner": SB 5233, SB 6117, * SSB 6117 (2016) V
Trespass, unlawfully collecting wildlife parts from another's property, misdemeanor: * HB 1627, CH 154 (2015)
Universities, state, leasehold excise tax credit for certain parcels owned by: SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 6462
Wildfires, citizen entering land to initiate control measures, legal immunity, when: HB 1699, HB 2093, * ESHB 2093, CH 182 (2015)
REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX  (See TAXES - REAL ESTATE EXCISE)
RECORDS  RECORDS RSS Feed
               
Cities and towns, records requests when office hours fewer than 30 per week: HB 1189
Commission, public records commission, creating: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of certain licensure-exempt child care facilities and providers: HB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of certain licensure-exempt child care providers: SHB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of licensed family day care providers' homes: SHB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, body camera video or sound recordings by law enforcement or corrections officers: SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, certain enhanced 911 emergency communications information: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Disclosure, exemptions, certain information concerning child victims of sexual assault: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Disclosure, exemptions, certain information submitted for architectural paint recovery program: HB 1571, ESHB 1571, SB 5926, SB 6142
Disclosure, exemptions, cloud service provider employee personally identifiable information and other security information: * ESSB 6356, CH 153 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, criminal justice employee residence, GPS data indicating: * SB 5482, CH 91 (2015)
Disclosure, exemptions, educator professional growth plans submitted via eCert system: HB 1804, SB 5495
Disclosure, exemptions, family day care provider and language access provider personal information: SB 6542
Disclosure, exemptions, financial and commercial information received by city retirement boards: HB 2648, * SB 6170, CH 8 (2016) V
Disclosure, exemptions, financial and commercial information received by city retirement boards, when: SB 6680
Disclosure, exemptions, firefighter hazardous exposure workers' compensation reports: HB 2805, SHB 2805
Disclosure, exemptions, guardian ad litem personal information: HB 1035, HB 2300, SHB 2300
Disclosure, exemptions, health care provider compensation, when: * HB 2332, CH 122 (2016), SB 6167
Disclosure, exemptions, law enforcement oversight recordings, exceptions: HB 1910, SB 5732
Disclosure, exemptions, legal process server social security numbers: * HB 1962, CH 56 (2015), ESB 5523
Disclosure, exemptions, marijuana product traceability and operations information: HB 2584, * SHB 2584, CH 178 (2016), ESB 6207
Disclosure, exemptions, marijuana research license and licensee proprietary information: * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Disclosure, exemptions, maternity mortality review panel records, when: * E2SSB 6534, CH 238 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information of child, parent, or guardian: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary information relating to private cloud service provider employee criminal background checks: ESHB 2604
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary information relating to private employee criminal background checks: HB 2604, SB 6356
Disclosure, exemptions, real estate agency transaction documents, when: * HB 1431, CH 150 (2015), SB 5395
Disclosure, exemptions, statewide sexual assault kit tracking system information: HB 2530, SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016), SB 6484
Disclosure, exemptions, students protecting students program, information from students as part of: HB 2823, SHB 2823, 2SHB 2823
Disclosure, exemptions, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Electric utilities, customers of, private or proprietary customer information, disclosure prohibitions: HB 1896, * SHB 1896, CH 285 (2015), * HB 2264, CH 21 (2015)
Electronic records, revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: * ESSB 5029, CH 140 (2016)
Electronic records, uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: SB 5029
Extended stay recovery centers, data to be submitted, disclosure exemption: SB 5453
Homeless client management information system (HMIS), personally identifying information in, requirements: HB 2135, SB 5898, SSB 5898
Local agencies, responding to requests, policies and procedures: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
People's business, constitutional amendment to ensure right of access to records concerning conduct of: HJR 4208
Public records requests, agency failure to timely respond or release records, fines and other remedies: SB 6014
Public records requests, commercial purposes, cost recovery fee: HB 1086, SHB 1086, ESHB 2156
Public records requests, electronic copies, agency fee for, when: HB 1684, SHB 1684
Public records requests, electronic copies, local government charge for, when: SB 5533
Public records requests, exempted employment and licensing information, to include certain in-home child care providers: ESHB 1349
Public records requests, exempted employment and licensing information, using employee identity to obtain: HB 1349, ESHB 1349, SB 5678, SSB 5678, SB 6542
Public records requests, from out-of-state requestors, limiting responses to: HB 2290
Public records requests, local agency policies and procedures: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
Public records requests, review of denials of, fines when person prevails against agency: HB 1691
Public records requests, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Recordings, video or sound, access by individuals interacting with corrections or law enforcement: HB 1917, SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Sensing devices, extraordinary, use by government agencies, personal information use provisions: HB 1639, ESHB 1639, SB 5714
Special purpose districts, records requests when office hours fewer than 30 per week: HB 1189
Sunshine committee, implementing recommendations of: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Unions, public sector, public disclosure of finances: ESB 5226
Zoos and aquariums, subject to open public meetings act and public records act, when: HB 1425
RECREATION  (See OUTDOOR RECREATION)
RECREATION AND CONSERVATION FUNDING BOARD  (See RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE)
RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE  RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Habitat and recreation lands coordinating group, extending expiration of: HB 2493, * SB 6296, CH 151 (2016)
Invasive species council and account, delaying expiration: HB 2331, * SB 6162, CH 7 (2016) V
Invasive species council, activities report, revising requirements: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Recreation and conservation funding board, federal agency grant or loan from, requirements: HB 2480, SHB 2480
Recreation and conservation funding board, land acquisition grants, funds for administering: * HB 1392, CH 183 (2015), SB 5320, SSB 5320
Recreation and conservation funding board, riparian protection funding: HB 2509, SHB 2509, SB 6227, * SSB 6227, CH 149 (2016)
Salmon recovery funding board, federal agency grant or loan from, requirements: HB 2480, SHB 2480
Salmon recovery funding board, habitat project lists reporting requirement: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Salmon recovery funding board, limiting funds awards for projects, when: SB 5551
Wildlife and recreation program, various office recommendations for changes: HB 2509, SHB 2509, SB 6227, * SSB 6227, CH 149 (2016)
Working forest conservation easement program, establishing, office role: SB 6121
RECYCLING  (See SOLID WASTE)
REGIONAL FIRE PROTECTION SERVICE AUTHORITIES  (See FIRE PROTECTION)
REGIONAL TRANSIT AUTHORITIES  (See PUBLIC TRANSIT)
REGULATORY ASSISTANCE, OFFICE OF  (See FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE)
RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS  RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               
Accommodations owned by religious nonprofit organizations, antidiscrimination exemption: HB 1376
Allen African American Methodist Episcopal Church, commending members' work on Richard Allen postal stamp: * SR 8719 (2016)
Aversive mental health therapies, performing on patients under 18, under religious auspices, prohibitions and exceptions: SB 5870
Christian Science treatment, removing references to abuse and neglect exemptions for: HB 1476, SB 5408
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: HB 2929
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, restricting or prohibiting: 2EHB 2086, SB 5900
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, public health and safety agreements, local government action regarding: 2EHB 2086
Human remains, jurisdiction, custody, and deceased's religious beliefs: * SSB 6261, CH 221 (2016)
Marijuana, recreational businesses, operation near religious facility, restrictions and exceptions: HB 1907
Marriage as union of one man and one woman, religious beliefs regarding, free exercise of: HB 2631, HB 2752
Mount Vernon Christian School boys' soccer team, celebrating: * SR 8639 (2015)
School grounds, after sports activity, free speech and exercise of religion by coaches and others, rights of: HB 3007
Sexual orientation change efforts on patients under 18, under religious auspices, prohibitions and exceptions: HB 1972, SB 5870
Unions, religious objector rights, nonassociation provisions, modifying: HB 1968, SB 5552, SSB 5552
REPRIEVE  (See CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
RESOLUTIONS  (See CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS; HOUSE RESOLUTIONS; JOINT RESOLUTIONS; SENATE RESOLUTIONS)
RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS RSS Feed
               
City retirement boards, certain financial and commercial information received by, disclosure exemption: SB 6680
City retirement boards, financial and commercial information received by, disclosure exemption: HB 2648, * SB 6170, CH 8 (2016) V
Deferred compensation program, state, new employee enrollment and opt-out: * ESSB 5435, CH 112 (2016)
Deferred compensation program, state, state subdivisions required participation: SB 5435
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 5980
Elected officials, state, authorized leave of absence when charged with felony, PERS service credit: SB 6123
LEOFF, plan 1, merging into TRS plan 1 and creating LEOFF system plan 1 lump sum defined benefit: SB 6668
LEOFF, plan 2, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: HB 2487, SB 6264
LEOFF, plan 2, death or disability of member providing emergency management services, benefits: HB 2592, * SB 6263, CH 115 (2016)
LEOFF, plan 2, flexible spending accounts and voluntary employee benefit accounts: SB 6071
LEOFF, plans 1 and 2, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: * SSB 6264, CH 222 (2016)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, beneficiary designation or retirement allowance: * ESB 5873, CH 120 (2016)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, death benefits for: * SHB 1194, CH 78 (2015)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, workers' compensation death benefits for: HB 1194, SB 5246
Long-term care providers, when public employees for collective bargaining, retirement plan restrictions: SB 6126, SSB 6126
Misconduct by public employee during service, felony for, forfeiture of pension, when: SB 6077, SB 6433
Misconduct by public employee during service, felony for, garnishing pension to pay for incarceration, etc.: SB 6076, SB 6434
PERS, ineligibility of long-term care providers who are public employees for collective bargaining for: SB 6126, SSB 6126
PERS, local government consortium emergency medical services provider service credit: SB 6523, * SSB 6523, CH 236 (2016) PV
PERS, membership option for certain volunteer firefighters serving during large-scale emergencies, when: SSB 6657
PERS, plan 1, retiree cost-of-living adjustments: HB 2138, SB 6017
PERS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
PERS, plans 2 and 3, employee choice in subsequent employment term: HB 2333
PERS, plans 2 and 3, member enrollment in PSERS plan 2 when employed in certain positions: SB 5913
PERS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
PERS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
PERS, retiree returning in position ineligible or covered by other system, pension: * HB 1168, CH 75 (2015), SB 5211
PERS, retirement allowance payable as survivor benefit for domestic partner, conditions: HB 1036, HB 2298
PERS, service credit, for state elected official on authorized leave of absence when charged with felony: SB 6123
PERS, uniformed personnel members, county agreeing to pay contributions: HB 1986, SB 5214
PSERS, offender and patient nursing care providers, membership, when: HB 1718, SHB 1718, SB 5703
PSERS, plan 2, enrollment for PERS plan 2 and 3 members employed in certain positions: SB 5913
PSERS, uniformed personnel members, county agreeing to pay contributions: HB 1986, SB 5214
SERS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
SERS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
SERS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
Small business retirement marketplace, creating: HB 2109, SHB 2109, SB 5826, * ESSB 5826, CH 296 (2015)
State patrol, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: * SSB 6264, CH 222 (2016)
State patrol, officer salaries and benefits, competitive: HB 1580, SB 5304, SB 6331, SB 6547, SSB 6547
State patrol, recruitment and retention of, pension-related recommendations for: HB 2872, SHB 2872
State retirement plans, additional employer contribution rates, when: HB 2083
State retirement plans, assignment of benefits, prohibitions, extending: SB 6622
State retirement plans, plan membership before normal retirement age in another plan: HB 1322
State retirement plans, retired or disabled state or school employees receiving allowance, health coverage under HCA: HB 2003
State retirement plans, retirement age provisions for new members, modifying: SB 5982
State retirement plans, state average wage limit to be maximum compensation for applying contribution rates: SB 6005
TRS, membership for certificated employees of office of superintendent of public instruction: HB 1109, SHB 1109
TRS, plan 1, merging LEOFF plan 1 into and creating LEOFF system plan 1 lump sum defined benefit: SB 6668
TRS, plan 1, retiree cost-of-living adjustments: HB 2138, SB 6017
TRS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
TRS, plans 2 and 3, military service credit for: HB 2855
TRS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
TRS, plans 2 and 3, post-early-retirement employment with retirement benefits: HB 2573, SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, SB 5148, SB 6332, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
TRS, postretirement employment as substitute teachers, provisions: HB 1737, SHB 1737, 2SHB 1737, HB 2881, HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016), SB 6549
TRS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, "emergency worker," to include volunteer of nonprofit emergency service provider: SB 6026
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, member service during large-scale emergencies, impact of: SSB 6657
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, member service during multiregional emergencies, impact of: SB 6439, SSB 6439
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, nonprofit ambulance service provider enrollment of volunteer emergency workers in: SSB 6026
WSPRS, military service credit for: HB 2495, SB 6634
WSPRS, optional life annuity benefit: HB 1169, * SB 5210, CH 111 (2015)
WSPRS, surviving spouse, death benefits for: * SHB 1194, CH 78 (2015)
WSPRS, surviving spouse, workers' compensation death benefits for: HB 1194, SB 5246
REVENUE, DEPARTMENT  REVENUE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Business licensing service, disclosure of information for commercial purposes, prohibiting: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Business licensing, local business tax and licensing simplification task force, establishing: * EHB 2959, CH 55 (2016)
Forest land, public, estimate by department of availability for timber harvesting, revising deadline for: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Investigations, background, for excise taxation purposes, modifying provisions: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Pet adoption fees, for transfer of ownership by animal rescue organization, removing from "sale" definition : SB 6438, SSB 6438
Property tax levy limitation, impact, department to study: HB 2258
Sales suppression devices, automated, and phantom-ware, no longer needed for evidence, disposition: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Tax and licensing laws administered by department, improvements to: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Tax expenditure budget, for operating budget purposes, preparation by department: HB 1239, SB 5492
Tax preferences, creation, extension, expansion, accountability, and transparency of, department role: HB 2134
Taxpayer information, federal, certain applicants who will have access to, criminal history checks: HB 2737, SB 6252
Unclaimed property, administration of laws governing, improvements, department role: HB 1551, SHB 1551, SB 5543, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Unclaimed property, applications for, deadline for processing by department: HB 2792
REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON  REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               
Basic education, recodifying most statutes into one chapter: SB 6130
Bond authorization statutes, inactive or obsolete: * EHB 1859, CH 4 (2015), SB 5723
Bonds, general obligation for certain higher education capital projects, decodifying statutes: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Capital construction funds and accounts, state, inactive or obsolete statutes: * EHB 1859, CH 4 (2015), SB 5723
Community and technical college provisions and programs, expiration dates and clarifications: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Conforming amendments, conforming statutes with reorganization of state government: HB 1055, * SB 5024, CH 225 (2015) PV
County legislative authorities, correcting double amendment concerning: * HB 2800, CH 189 (2016)
Elections statutes, references to, correcting: HB 1806, * SHB 1806, CH 53 (2015)
Energy freedom program, repealing obsolete provisions from chapter 43.325 RCW: HB 2943, SHB 2943
Expired provisions, removing certain: HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Financial management, office of, nonsubstantive updates and realignments in statutes: HB 1803, SB 5073, SSB 5073
Forms in RCW, technical changes to year designations in: HB 1071, HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Procurement by state government, nonsubstantive changes to statutes: HB 1235, * SB 5075, CH 79 (2015)
Publication and authentication of RCW, as legal material in official electronic record, provisions: SB 6361
Relinquishment, abolishing by removing all RCW references: HB 1523
Spending programs, new statutory state, defining as certain RCW statutes: HB 2537, ESB 5944
Traffic safety commission, governor's designee for, codification error correction: * SB 5046, CH 206 (2016)
Unnecessary laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Unnecessary provisions, removal, various: SB 6268, SSB 6268
Workforce investment act, updating references: HB 2675, SB 6457
RISK MANAGEMENT, OFFICE  (See ENTERPRISE SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
RIVERS  RIVERS RSS Feed
               (See also COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE COMMISSION; ENERGY; FISHING; FLOOD CONTROL)
Access, small public land parcel parking requirements: HB 1056
Aquatic invasive species, dreissenids (quagga and zebra mussels) prevention, requesting action by Congress: * SJM 8013 (2015)
Bridges, construction by waterway, recreational access feasibility: HB 2660, ESB 6044, SB 6363, * SSB 6363, CH 34 (2016)
Chehalis basin, office of, establishing: * HB 2856, CH 194 (2016)
Columbia river, salmon and steelhead, reintroduction above Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams, requesting: HJM 4014
Dams, hydroelectric generation, as renewable energy resource: HB 1607
Flows and levels, restricting application of: ESSB 5407
Flows, base and minimum instream, mitigating effect of permit-exempt groundwater withdrawals on, evaluating: SB 5965, SSB 5965
Flows, base and minimum instream, restricting application of: SB 5134
Flows, favorable or enhanced, management of forests to create, optional compensation for: HB 2071
Flows, instream rules adopted by department of ecology, private property loss due to, studying: HB 2952
Flows, instream, proof of water reliance for building permit recipients, application process for: SB 6584
Hydraulic permits and projects, definition of "hydraulic project," revising: SB 6287
Hydraulic permits and projects, emergency for highway projects, DFW deadline: SB 5855
Hydraulic permits and projects, fee exemption for fish habitat enhancement projects: HB 1032
Hydraulic permits and projects, involving watershed management actions by watershed improvement districts, process: HB 2616, SB 6175
Hydraulic permits and projects, mineral prospecting and mining advisory committee, establishing: SB 5705, SSB 5705
Hydraulic permits and projects, permit fee exemption for emergency permits, when: SB 5204
Hydraulic permits and projects, SEPA review exemption, when: HB 2013, HB 2616, SB 6175
Mineral prospecting, motorized, effects on native fish and habitat, studying: HB 1162, HB 2467, SB 6630
Mineral prospecting, recreational motorized, licensing of: HB 2467, SB 6630
Non-fish bearing stream, when timber harvest in proximity to, adaptive management program: HB 2126
Nooksack river, claiming and diverting water from, when: HB 1338, SB 5298
Sediment and river management demonstration projects, multi-agency effort to construct: SB 5347, ESSB 5347
Sediments, dredged contaminated, disposing of or reusing safely: HB 2566, SB 6436
Skagit Valley tulip festival, celebrating: * HR 4620 (2015), * SR 8638 (2015)
Skagit, recharging basin and aiding certain well users, feasibility study: * ESB 6589, CH 227 (2016)
Skagit, Skagit river basin instream resources protection rule: SSB 5129, SB 5131, SB 5135, SB 5136, SB 5407, ESSB 5407
Spawning beds, in rivers and streams, activities that harm or disturb, prohibiting: SB 5739
Stream-typing system in forest practices rules, evaluation of: HB 2126
Streams, adding definition to shoreline management act: HB 2046
Streams, relation to irrigation district facilities, clarifying: SSB 5554
Whitewater river outfitters, replacing licensure with Washington effective licensing port registration: HB 2622
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS RSS Feed
               (See also ENVIRONMENT; TRAFFIC; TRAFFIC OFFENSES; TRANSPORTATION)
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, limiting expenditure of funds on: SB 5949
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tearing down of structure, prohibiting: SB 6509
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, terminating: SB 5646
Auto malls, directional signs on state highways, authorizing DOT installation, when: HB 2555, SB 6468
Bistate megaproject, action by OFM when not fully funded: HB 1406, SB 5116
Bistate megaproject, development of: HB 1405, SB 5117
Bistate megaproject, work group for, establishing: HB 1404, SHB 1404, SB 5118
Border crossing, extraterritorial jurisdiction for U.S. over preclearance officers in Canada, requesting: SJM 8018, SJM 8020, SJM 8021
Bridges, construction by waterway, recreational access feasibility: HB 2660, ESB 6044, SB 6363, * SSB 6363, CH 34 (2016)
Bridges, I-5 over Columbia river, bistate bridge project legislative work group, creating: HB 2414, SHB 2414
Bridges, I-5 over Columbia river, replacement and light rail project, prohibiting expenditures on: SB 5319
Bridges, local government-owned structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting: HB 1851, * SHB 1851, CH 144 (2015)
Bridges, military tribute bridge, joint legislative task force concerning, establishing: HB 2123
Bridges, new SR 529 Ebey Slough bridge, requesting naming as Robert Rasmussen Sr. memorial bridge: HJM 4015
Bridges, structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting for: * HB 1219, CH 10 (2015)
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, construction bond obligations, repaying: HB 2141
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, deferred sales tax on project, repayment: SB 6472
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, one toll for same-vehicle same-day crossings: HB 2144
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, operating expenses, minimum balance for: HB 2142, SHB 2142, SB 6472
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, private enterprise services and toll collection for, task force on: HB 2052
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, state sales and use tax on project, repayment deadline: HB 2143, * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, toll plaza for private enterprise services and toll collection, creating: HB 2717
Bridges, toll facilities, toll exemption for authorized emergency vehicles: SB 6653
Bridges, toll facilities, toll exemption for school buses: SB 6643
Complete streets grant program, funds for county road retrofit projects: * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Congestion relief efforts, lottery statewide raffle tickets to benefit: SB 5973
Connecting Washington projects, projects identified as: SHB 1298, * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015), ESSB 5991, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Construction, aggregate and recycled concrete materials, reuse and recycling: HB 1695, * ESHB 1695, CH 142 (2015), SB 5480
Contract or agreement with agency of adjoining state, by public transportation benefit area, voter approval for: HB 2997
County road fund, authorizing certain marine uses by island counties: * EHB 1868, CH 223 (2015)
Electric vehicles, neighborhood and medium-speed, street and highway use: * HB 2317, CH 17 (2016)
Express toll lanes, I-405, construction and operation restrictions: HB 2312, SB 6152, SSB 6152
Express toll lanes, I-405, implementation and improvements, studying: SB 6675
Express toll lanes, I-405, toll-free and no-minimum-vehicle-occupancy travel on, when: HB 2312, SB 6152, SSB 6152
Express toll lanes, I-405, toll-free travel on, when: HB 2289
Express toll lanes, I-405, tolling authority for pilot period: SSB 6152
Fish passage barrier removal, environmental legacy stewardship account funding: SB 5991, ESSB 5991
Graffiti, on state-owned transportation facilities, removal by DOT: SB 5764
High occupancy vehicle lanes, passenger requirements and hours of operation, procedures for changing: HB 1935
High occupancy vehicle lanes, use by law enforcement and fire department, when: HB 2569
High occupancy vehicle lanes, wheelchair accessible taxicabs, use of lanes by: SB 6627
Highway construction and maintenance, DOT projects and activities, shoreline management act local review exemption: HB 1850, SHB 1850, E2SHB 1850
Highway construction, design-build procedure for projects: HB 1662, SB 5054, SB 5997, * 2ESSB 5997, CH 18 (2015)
Highway construction, engineering errors, reporting: SB 5053, SB 5996, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Highway construction, funds from indebtedness, sales and use tax exemptions for state: SB 5427
Highway construction, practical design principles, DOT implementation: HB 2012, * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015)
Highway construction, sales and use tax exemptions for state: SB 5428
Highway construction, workforce development apprenticeship programs, modifying: * ESB 5863, CH 164 (2015)
Highway projects and maintenance, streamlined environmental decision making approach: SB 5996, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Highway projects, certain workers on public works projects, prevailing wage exemption: HB 2014
Highway projects, coordinating SEPA and NEPA reviews, work group on: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, disadvantaged business enterprise advisory committee, creating: SB 6180
Highway projects, DOT projects to evaluate environmental impacts to transit authority operations: HB 2757
Highway projects, DOT, final permit determinations, city, town, or county deadline for: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, environmental review under SEPA, exemption from, when: HB 2013
Highway projects, exempting DOT from various local permits and reviews: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, expedited permitting by various agencies for, provisions: SB 5855
Highway projects, general obligation bonds for transportation projects: SB 5989, * ESSB 5989, CH 45 (2015)
Highway projects, review, permitting, and approval of, streamlining and efficiencies: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, state transportation corridor, various local permits, etc., DOT exemption: SB 5994
Highway projects, with NEPA requirements, expedited environmental review and approval: SB 5996
Highways projects, infrastructure between adjoining states, authority for working with adjacent state on: SSB 5189
Highways projects, transportation projects sales tax revenues, depositing in motor vehicle fund: HB 2163
Interstate 405, express toll lanes, implementation and improvements, studying: SB 6675
Interstate 405, express toll lanes, toll-free travel on, when: HB 2289
Interstate 90, speed limit, from Ellensburg to Lincoln and Spokane county border: SSB 5228
Interstate 90, speed limit, in rural counties: HB 1781, SB 5228
Limited access facilities, passenger requirements and hours of operation, procedures for changing: HB 1935
Loads, public highway vehicle requirements and violations: HB 2818
Private roads involving easements, maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Private roadways, local jurisdiction maintenance of, authority to finance, when: HB 2454
Property, for highway purposes, including improvements and airspace, rental or lease of, valuation requirements: SB 6623
Rest stops and areas, aggressive panhandling at, defining and prohibiting: HB 2601
Roads, county, defining "riverine project" and "storm water project": HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Roads, local, updating statutes for lower costs and greater efficiency: HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Safety rest areas, aggressive panhandling at, defining and prohibiting: HB 2601
Safety rest areas, free coffee at, restoring signage that advertises: SB 5068
Safety rest areas, public restrooms, human trafficking information posting in: SB 5883, SSB 5883
Speed limit, on highways, increasing maximum for any highway: * HB 2181, CH 58 (2015) PV
State route 2 trestle, intending to fund DOT preliminary work for replacing: SB 6567
State route 26, improvements to, feasibility study concerning: HB 2683
State route 276, removing from state highway system: * SB 6607, CH 239 (2016)
State route 509, requesting that transportation commission rename as Philip Martin Lelli memorial highway: * SJM 8019 (2016)
State route 529, new Ebey Slough bridge, requesting naming as Robert Rasmussen Sr. memorial bridge: HJM 4015
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, limiting expenditure of funds on: SB 5949
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tearing down of structure, prohibiting: SB 6509
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, terminating: SB 5646
State route 99, requesting SR 99 be named William P. Stewart memorial highway: * HJM 4010 (2016), SJM 8014, SSJM 8014
State routes 128 and 193, portions of, as heavy haul industrial corridor: * HB 2807, CH 26 (2016), SB 5272
Toll facilities, bridges, toll exemption for authorized emergency vehicles: SB 6653
Toll facilities, bridges, toll exemption for school buses: SB 6643
Toll facilities, customer service for, measures for improving: SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 292 (2015)
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, construction bond obligations, repaying: HB 2141
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, deferred sales tax on project, repayment: SB 6472
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, one toll for same-vehicle same-day crossings: HB 2144
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, operating expenses, minimum balance for: HB 2142, SHB 2142, SB 6472
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, private enterprise services and toll collection task force: HB 2052
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, private enterprise services and toll collection, creating: HB 2717
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, state sales and use tax on project, repayment: HB 2143, * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Toll facilities, vehicles unable to display front license plate, "Good to Go!" pass purchase by: HB 2419
Transportation future funding program, practical design savings availability through: * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015)
US highway 100, requesting designation as the North Olympic Peninsula Medal of Honor memorial highway: * SJM 8012 (2015)
Vacation of road, by county legislative authority, conditions: HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 5918, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Workers, for contractor or subcontractor, university tuition and fees exemption for surviving spouses and children: HB 2804, ESHB 2804
Workers, for transportation agency, university tuition and fees exemption for surviving spouses and children: * HB 1977, CH 46 (2015), SB 5841
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Mineral prospecting and mining advisory committee, establishing: SB 5705, SSB 5705
Mineral prospecting, motorized, effects on native fish and habitat, studying: HB 1162, HB 2467, SB 6630
Mineral prospecting, recreational motorized, licensing of: HB 2467, SB 6630
Rock collecting, day-use permit or discover pass endorsement for: HB 1271