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

VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               
Brain injury awareness, increasing: * HR 4614 (2011)
Child support, veterans benefits apportioned to meet support obligation, crediting veteran for payment: HB 2287
Civil war veterans who settled in Washington state, acknowledging: * SR 8655 (2011)
Courts, veterans' courts, establishment and use: HB 2547, SB 6404
Department of veterans affairs, veteran-owned businesses, transfer of program to office of civil rights: HB 1958, SB 5557
Discover pass, complimentary, issuance to veterans with disabilities: HB 2161
Driver's licenses and identicards, providing veteran designation on: HB 2378
Elms, Douglas C. United State Army veteran, honoring: * SR 8705 (2012)
Employment, permitting private employers to exercise permissive preference for certain veterans: * HB 1432, CH 144 (2011), SB 5841
Higher education institutions, certain colleges to participate in program that leverages leadership of returning veterans: HB 1863, SB 5608
Higher education, early registration for eligible veterans and national guard members: HB 2503, SHB 2503
Higher education, priority registration for eligible veterans and national guard members: HB 2345, SB 6288
Higher education, resident student, modifying definition to include veterans residing in state when separated from service: HB 2745, SB 6544
Honoring veterans of United States military service: * SR 8680 (2012)
Housing, requirement for public housing funds recipients to provide application preference for veterans: HB 1605
Inland northwest honor flight, recognizing: * HR 4620 (2011)
Japanese-American World War II veterans, recognizing: * HR 4627 (2011), * HR 4669 (2012)
Korean War, establishing national Korean War veterans armistice day: * HB 2138, CH 11 (2012)
Military service award emblems for display on license plates: HB 2312, * SHB 2312, CH 69 (2012)
Mobility enhancing equipment, sold for use in motor vehicle by veteran with disabilities, sales and use tax exemption: HB 2379
Nabors, Ryan, recognizing service and dedication to state veterans: * HR 4677 (2012)
Preferential hiring of veterans by department of transportation's marine division: SB 6457, SSB 6457
Programs and benefits for veterans, consolidation in one title: HB 1429
Property tax exemption, senior, disabled, and veteran, extending to leased land with mobile home: HB 1843
Public employment, examinations for, use of veterans' scoring criteria status: SB 5861, SB 5970, SSB 5970
Raffle, veteran's raffle to be offered by state lottery: * SB 6059, CH 43 (2012)
Reagan, Michael, and the Fallen Heroes Project, honoring: * SR 8651 (2011)
Real estate brokers and firms, fingerprint and background checks, exempting veterans from requirements: SB 6533
Recreation lands, state, use of lifetime veteran's disability pass or complimentary discover pass for access: HB 2161
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership, advisory council, and account, revising provisions: HB 1614, * SHB 1614, CH 143 (2011)
Veterans homes, state, including in definition of health care facility for labor purposes: HB 2501
Veterans innovation program, funding through state lottery raffle: HB 1975, * SB 5806, CH 352 (2011)
Veterans relief, shifting property tax levies from county regular to stand-alone status: HB 1786
Veterans' assistance fund, adjusting amount of tax levy for: HB 2649
Veterans' assistance fund, property tax levy lid limits: SB 6452, SSB 6452
Veterans' relief, property tax levy lid limits for services: SB 5567, SB 6452, SSB 6452
Vietnam veterans, honoring: * HR 4645 (2011)
Walla Walla state veterans' home, establishment: HB 2719, SB 6507, SSB 6507
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT  (See VETERANS)
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               
Cats, feral and free-roaming, spaying and neutering program: HB 1226, SB 5151
Choke chains, leaving pet animal unattended with, prohibiting: SB 6122, SSB 6122
Companion animals, assistance for low-income owners through companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program: HB 1226, SB 5151
Prescription monitoring program, data submission requirements, exemption for veterinarians: HB 2288, SB 6105, * SSB 6105, CH 192 (2012)
VICTIMS OF CRIMES  VICTIMS OF CRIMES RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
Address confidentiality program, disclosure of information in registered domestic partnership applications and related records: HB 2385, SB 6213
Crime victim's compensation program, transferring to attorney general's office: HB 2573
Crime victims advocacy, office of, establishment of sex offender policy board by office: SB 5790, SSB 5790
Crime victims' compensation program, modifying benefit application provisions: HB 2807
Crime victims' compensation program, separating administration from workers' compensation program: SB 5691, * SSB 5691, CH 346 (2011) PV
Crime victims' compensation, concerning: HB 2806
Crime victims' services account, creation: SB 6389, SSB 6389
Domestic violence victims, shelters for, transferring program to attorney general's office: HB 2573
Domestic violence, protections for victims: HB 2363, * ESHB 2363, CH 223 (2012)
Driving under the influence, maintaining registry of qualified victim impact panels: HB 1167, SHB 1167, * E2SHB 1789, CH 293 (2011)
Harassment, no-contact orders and other protections for victims: HB 2363, * ESHB 2363, CH 223 (2012)
Human trafficking, victims and their families, using existing funding to provide housing: * SB 5482, CH 110 (2011)
Human trafficking, victims, affirmative defense in prosecution for prostitution: * ESB 6255, CH 142 (2012)
Informants who are alleged victims, use when investigating commercial sexual exploitation of children: HB 1874, * SHB 1874, CH 241 (2011), SB 5545, SSB 5545
Prostitution, young adult prostitutes, providing protections for: HB 2323
Questioning by pro se defendant in sex offense cases, restrictions: HB 1001, SHB 1001
Questioning by pro se defendants, procedures: SB 5014
Rights of victims, statement of rights to be read by presiding officer at all criminal proceedings: HB 1159
Sentencing of felony offenders, provision of restitution and support for victim: HB 1399, SB 5880
Sexual assault, grant programs and services for victims, administration: SB 6100, * SSB 6100, CH 29 (2012)
Victim impact panels, maintaining registry of qualified panels for driving under the influence: HB 1167, SHB 1167, * E2SHB 1789, CH 293 (2011)
VIDEO PRODUCTS  (See ELECTRONIC PRODUCTS)
VITAL STATISTICS  (See DOMESTIC RELATIONS; PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RSS Feed
               
Career pathways act, encouraging multiple career pathways: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Health care personnel shortage task force, convening and duties: SB 6115, SSB 6115
Internships, workforce training and education coordinating board to create profile-based web application to connect students and employers: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5637
Lifelong learning program, establishment within workforce training and education coordinating board: HB 2580, * ESB 6141, CH 33 (2012)
Middle class jobs act, 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
Opportunity internship program, revising provisions: HB 1608, SHB 1608
State agency planning processes, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket or higher: HB 2171
Washington works indicators and payments, establishment and use: HB 2265, SHB 2265
Workforce investment act, administration of title I-B, transfer of responsibilities for: HB 2348
Workforce investment funds, using for layoff aversion: SB 6541
VOTING  (See ELECTIONS)
VULNERABLE ADULTS  VULNERABLE ADULTS RSS Feed
               
Abuse of vulnerable adults, prohibiting agencies from charging fee for filing or service of process when relief from abuse is sought: * SSB 6403, CH 156 (2012)
Elder and vulnerable adult referral agency act: * ESHB 1494, CH 357 (2011)
Emergency shelter and transitional housing entities, criminal identification system for: SB 6167, * SSB 6167, CH 44 (2012)
Exploitation, defining financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult: HB 1104, SHB 1104, SB 5042, * SSB 5042, CH 170 (2011)
Health care professionals, prohibited from practicing if disqualified from unsupervised access to vulnerable adults: HB 2578, SHB 2578
Long-term care and nursing facilities, waivers of resident rights, adding provision concerning vulnerable adults statute: SB 5047, SSB 5047
Long-term care, protecting vulnerable adults through changes to adult family home and long-term care provisions: HB 1277, * ESHB 1277, CH 3 (2011), SB 5092, SSB 5092, 2SSB 5092
Peer counselors, background checks: SB 5681, SSB 5681
Protection, orders for, prohibiting agencies from charging fee for filing or service: SB 6403, * SSB 6403, CH 156 (2012)
Protection, role of department of social and health services in protecting vulnerable adults: HB 1104, SHB 1104, SB 5042, * SSB 5042, CH 170 (2011)
Unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, employees who will have, allowing background checks by nonprofit organizations: SSB 5703
Unsupervised access to vulnerable adults, employees who will have, allowing consumer reports by consumer reporting agencies: SB 5703
Vulnerable adult and elder referral agencies, regulation: * ESHB 1494, CH 357 (2011)