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

VACCINATION AND IMMUNIZATION  (See CHILDREN; PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY)
VESSELS AND SHIPPING  (See BOATS; COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; FERRIES)
VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               (See also MILITARY)
Benefit-related veterans' services, preserving integrity of, pension poacher prevention act: HB 2390, * SB 6208, CH 67 (2014)
Businesses hiring veterans, business and occupation tax and public utility tax credits for: SB 6049, ESSB 6049
Businesses hiring veterans, business and occupation tax credit for: SB 5812
Civil relief for service members, civil actions and proceedings: HB 2171, * SHB 2171, CH 65 (2014), SB 5989
Commercial drivers' licenses, issuance to certain veterans with truck-driving experience: HB 2453
Department of veterans affairs, certifying and maintaining list of veteran-owned businesses: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Department of veterans affairs, role in publicizing state lottery funding of veterans innovation program: HB 1428, SB 5273
Department of veterans affairs, rule making by, requirement for specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1163
Department of veterans affairs, submission to department of lists of military training and experience certified by professional licensing and similar authorities: HB 1859, SB 5970
Disabilities, nonresident veterans with, issuing combination fishing license or any hunting license at nondisabled resident cost: * SHB 1192, CH 101 (2013)
Disabilities, veterans with, creating task force to review property tax exemption program: SHB 1170, 2SHB 1170
Disabilities, veterans with, discounted hunting and fishing licenses to include nonresidents: HB 1192
Disabilities, veterans with, raising qualifying income thresholds for property tax exemption: HB 1170, SB 5108, SB 6084, SSB 6084
Disabilities, veterans with, sales and use tax exemptions for add-on automotive adaptive equipment: HB 1831, SB 5072, * SSB 5072, CH 211 (2013)
Discover pass, complimentary, for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Discover pass, discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Driver's license or identicard, authorizing veteran designation on, application process: HB 2343, SHB 2343, * SB 5775, CH 185 (2014)
Higher education, early registration for veterans: * HB 1109, CH 67 (2013)
Higher education, resident tuition, veterans to receive: EHB 1011, SB 5179, * SB 5318, CH 183 (2014)
Hire our heroes tax credit program, providing business and occupation tax credit for businesses hiring veterans: SB 5812
Hiring preferences for veterans, for school district security activities: SB 6466, SSB 6466
Hoddle, Bryan, coach, honoring achievements of: * HR 4675 (2014)
Japanese-American World War II veterans, recognizing: * HR 4617 (2013), * HR 4684 (2014), * SR 8618 (2013), * SR 8687 (2014)
Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of Honor special license plates, modifying provisions: * EHB 2397, CH 181 (2014), HB 2420, SHB 2420, SB 6150, SSB 6150
Medal of Honor, Congressional, honoring Captain William Swenson: * HR 4683 (2014), * SR 8686 (2014)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8702 (2014)
Navy, celebrating: * HR 4699 (2014)
PERS, plans 2 and 3, reducing retirement and early retirement ages for uniformed service members: HB 2735
POW/MIA flag, national league of families', display on Pearl Harbor remembrance day and former prisoners of war recognition day: HB 1893
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, creating task force to review program: SHB 1170, 2SHB 1170
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, health care deductions from disposable income: SB 5089
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, raising qualifying income thresholds: HB 1170, SB 5108, SB 6084, SSB 6084
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, to include property leased to mobile home owner: HB 1479
Public employment, examinations for, use of veteran scoring criteria status: HB 1537, * SHB 1537, CH 83 (2013), SB 5061
Recreation lands, state, complimentary discover pass for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Recreation lands, state, discover pass discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
School employees, certificated personnel to received salary schedule credits for military training: HB 2431
Swenson, William, Captain, honoring: * HR 4683 (2014), * SR 8686 (2014)
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship program, recruiting women, veterans, and persons of color: ESHB 1922
Unemployed veterans receiving unemployment compensation, businesses that hire, business and occupation tax credit: HB 1615
Veteran lottery raffle, repealing: HB 1428, HB 1982, * SHB 1982, CH 136 (2013), SB 5273, SSB 5273
Veteran's benefits, paid for child support, credit for veteran's support obligation: HB 1145
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs and awarding of contracts by state agencies: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs, modifying qualifications for: * HB 2744, CH 182 (2014)
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, discontinuing: SSB 5273
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, modifying: HB 1428, SB 5273
Veterans innovations program account, limiting use of funds: * HB 2130, CH 179 (2014), SB 5975, SSB 5975
Veterans innovations program, extending by repealing sunset termination and repeal provisions: HB 1428, SB 5273, SSB 5273
Veterans innovations program, funding, conditional increase in appropriations for grants to veterans: HB 1280
Veterans innovations program, repealing certain provisions and revising program: * HB 2130, CH 179 (2014), SB 5975, SSB 5975
Veterans innovations program, repealing repeal and termination provisions: HB 1280
Veterans' assistance fund, county use for fiscal relief: SB 5005
Veterans' assistance fund, property tax levies for: HB 1759, SB 5490
Veterans' assistance programs, modifying definition of veteran for purposes of: HB 1806, * SHB 1806, CH 42 (2013)
Veterans' homes, modifying provisions: HB 1782, SHB 1782, HB 2129, SB 5691, * SSB 5691, CH 184 (2014), SB 5974
Veterans' treatment courts, establishment by chief justice of supreme court for veterans and armed forces members: SB 5129
Vietnam veterans, observing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day: * HB 1319, CH 5 (2013), * HR 4643 (2013)
Vietnam veterans, Washington state veterans who served in Vietnam, honoring: * HR 4643 (2013)
Vietnam veterans, welcome home Vietnam veterans day, proclaiming: * SR 8643 (2013)
Walla Walla veterans' home, establishment: HB 1782, SHB 1782, HB 2129, SB 5691, * SSB 5691, CH 184 (2014), SB 5974
Welcome home Vietnam veterans day, proclaiming: * SR 8643 (2013)
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT  (See VETERANS)
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               
Cats, feral and free-roaming, spaying and neutering program: HB 1229, SB 5202, SSB 5202
Companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program, veterinarian participation: HB 1229, SB 5202, SSB 5202
Cows, docking of, prohibiting, exceptions in certain cases when carried out by veterinarian: HB 1787
Cruelty to animals, veterinarian liability protections when reporting: HB 1186, * SB 5102, CH 245 (2013)
VICTIMS OF CRIMES  VICTIMS OF CRIMES RSS Feed
               
Civil action against victim by offender imprisoned for serious violent offense, authorization by judge: HB 2102, * SHB 2102, CH 113 (2014)
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee, establishing: SB 5308, * SSB 5308, CH 253 (2013)
Crime victims' compensation, benefits, adding electronic means of payment: * HB 1468, CH 125 (2013), SB 5361
Domestic violence victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Prostitution convictions, vacating for victims of certain trafficking and related crimes: HB 1292, * SHB 1292, CH 109 (2014)
Rape, pregnant survivor of, assistance of court to avoid parenting interactions with rapist: HB 2559, SB 6364
Restitution, restitution first act, improving system of legal financial obligations: HB 2751
Rights of victims, statement of rights to be read at all criminal proceedings: HB 1389
Sex offender community custody, conditions, refraining from contact with victim or their family: SB 6069, * SSB 6069, CH 35 (2014)
Sex trade, victims, rehabilitative services funded through fine paid by prostitution offenders: HB 1291, * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sex trafficking, victims, rehabilitative services funded through fine paid by offenders: * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sex trafficking, victims, statewide coordinating committee on sex trafficking, establishment: * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sexual assault victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Sexual exploitation of children, mandatory restitution for victim: SB 6435, SSB 6435
Sexual offenses, with minor victim, including legal elements and conviction consequences in public school sexual health education: HB 1397, * SHB 1397, CH 85 (2013)
Stalking victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Trafficking and related crimes, victim who is convicted prostitution offender, vacating of conviction: HB 1292, * SHB 1292, CH 109 (2014)
Trafficking, child victims of, adding involving children in trafficking to definition of "abuse or neglect": SB 5223
Victim impact statements, exemption from public records inspection and copying: HB 1449, SB 5436
VITAL STATISTICS  (See PUBLIC HEALTH AND SAFETY)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RSS Feed
               (See also WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD)
Alcohol tasting, allowing students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: HB 1459
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow community and technical college students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow postsecondary students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 5774
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: SHB 1459
ASSET program, alliance for student success in education and training, establishment: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Culinary arts training educational institutions, culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement, creating: HB 1805
Culinary class specialty license, creating for establishments teaching cooking techniques or wine appreciation for a fee: SHB 1805
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, community or technical college, permit to allow students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, postsecondary, permit to allow students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in: SB 5774
High skills high wages plan, urging legislative approval of: * SCR 8409 (2014)
Job skills program, grants to educational institutions, modifying funding provisions: * ESHB 1247, CH 103 (2013), 2SSB 5560
Job skills program, grants to educational institutions, use of funds from job skills accounts: HB 1247, SB 5560, SSB 5560
Laboratory equipment for higher and vocational education, tax incentives for donating: SB 5131
Private vocational schools, licensed, consumer protection parity for students: * HB 2228, CH 11 (2014), SB 6033
Washington customized employment training program, modifying provisions and adding expiration date: SB 5783
Work-integrated learning opportunities, increasing connections and access to, including STEM fields: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Workforce training, state comprehensive plan for, seeking approval of "high skills, high wages" plan: HCR 4403
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION  (See WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, DIVISION OF  (See SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES, DEPARTMENT)
VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS' AND RESERVE OFFICERS' RETIREMENT SYSTEM  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
VOTING  (See ELECTIONS)
VULNERABLE ADULTS  VULNERABLE ADULTS RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; LONG-TERM CARE)
Abuse and other investigations, definition of vulnerable adult, expanding to include person with developmental disability: HB 2633, SB 6420, SSB 6420
Abuse and other investigations, funding with community residential services and supports provider certification fees: HB 1574, SHB 1574, 2SHB 1574
Abuse and other investigations, use and sharing of records by department of social and health services: HB 1523, * SB 5510, CH 263 (2013)
Abuse, health care professional license suspension and practice prohibition: * HB 1003, CH 86 (2013)
Adult family homes, vulnerable adults in, meeting special needs of: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Background checks, persons employed to provide care for vulnerable adults, modifying provisions: * SSB 6095, CH 88 (2014)
Guardians, for incapacitated adults, improving protections for adults by modifying guardianship provisions: HB 1816, SB 5694
Guardians, theft or financial exploitation by, prohibitions and disclosure requirements in cases of: SB 6502
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602