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

VACCINATION  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC)
VAPOR PRODUCTS  (See TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
VESSELS, OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  (See BOATS AND BOATING)
VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               (See also MILITARY; VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT)
Benefits, various, defining "veteran" for, when: HB 1369, * SHB 1369, CH 97 (2017), SB 5245, SSB 5245
Colleges, veterans attending, mental health counselors for: HB 1737, SB 5525
Community care and supportive services pilot program, process for initiating: HB 1571
Definition of "veteran," modifying: HB 1534, * SB 5391, CH 185 (2017)
Department, veterans affairs, community care and supportive services pilot program: HB 1571
Department, veterans affairs, peer-to-peer support volunteers, training for: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
Disabilities, veterans with, adaptive automobile equipment sales tax exemption: HB 2269
Disabilities, veterans with, complimentary discover pass, when: HB 1180
Disabilities, veterans with, free hunting or combination fishing license: HB 1180
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime veteran's disability pass, access to parks, etc.: HB 1177, SB 5305
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime veteran's disability pass, for Oregon veterans: HB 1247, SHB 1247
Driver's license, veteran designation on, via federal ID card: SB 6012
Duffie, Joe, army and national guard veteran, recognizing: * SR 8672 (2017)
Employment, military recruitment program for veterans, developing: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
Eubank, Dave, army veteran and Free Burma Rangers founder, recognizing: * SR 8676 (2017)
Grashio, Samuel, memorial highway, renaming a part of SR 395 as: SJM 8011
Hate crimes, due to honorably discharged veteran status: HB 1986
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, for child or spouse, to include stipend, when: HB 2009, SHB 2009, 2SHB 2009
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, to include domestic support personnel: * SB 5826, CH 127 (2017)
Honorably discharged veteran, malicious harassment due to status as: HB 1986
Housing, adapted for disabled veterans, certain tax preferences for: HB 2138, * SHB 2138, CH 176 (2017)
Iran and Afghanistan conflicts, veterans, naming I-5 bridges over Nisqually river for: HJM 4007, SHJM 4007, SJM 8005, SSJM 8005
Japanese-American World War II veterans, recognizing: * HR 4613 (2017), * SR 8614 (2017)
Legal services, pro bono, office of military and veteran legal assistance, creating: HB 1055, * SHB 1055, CH 163 (2017), SB 5021, SSB 5021, 2SSB 5021
License plates, disabled veteran fee exemption, qualifications: HB 1230
Navy personnel, contributions of, recognizing: * HR 4637 (2017)
Opportunities, educational/employment, association of Washington generals role: HB 1984, SHB 1984, SB 5746
POW/MIA flag, national league of families', display requirements: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
POW/MIA flag, national league of families', flying on higher education campuses: HB 1220
Property tax exemption program, to include regular school district levy exemption: SB 5825
Property tax exemption program, veterans with disabilities, "disposable income": SB 5704
Public employment, competitive examinations, veterans' scoring criteria: HB 2137
Retirement, LEOFF plan 2, interruptive service credit requirement, studying: * SB 5661, CH 188 (2017)
Retirement, WSPRS, military service credit for: HB 1173, SB 5061
Services for veterans, peer-to-peer support volunteers, training for: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
Shared leave program, state, uniformed service member, veteran, or spouse, when: * E2SHB 1802, CH 173 (2017)
Shared leave program, state, uniformed service pool, veterans and spouses: HB 1802
Shared leave program, state, veterans in-state service shared leave pool, creating: SHB 1802, * E2SHB 1802, CH 173 (2017)
Travel for medical/health care, using state employee business travel awards for: SB 5861
World War I, Washington's veterans of, honoring: * HR 4641 (2017)
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT  VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also VETERANS)
Powers, duties, and functions of department, provisions: HB 1534, * SB 5391, CH 185 (2017)
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990
Horse teeth floating, by horse floaters, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
State veterinarian, elk hoof disease prevention strategies, DFW to request: HB 1848, SB 5474
VICTIMS OF CRIMES  VICTIMS OF CRIMES RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMES; ORDERS OF COURT; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee, extending: * HB 1832, CH 18 (2017)
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee, reporting by: * HB 1832, CH 18 (2017)
Compensation program (CVCP), benefits and services, provisions: HB 1739, * ESHB 1739, CH 235 (2017)
Crime victim certification steering committee, convening: HB 1022, SHB 1022
Crime victims advocacy, office, death by criminal means, notification, work group: HB 1759, SHB 1759
Crime victims advocacy, office, sexual assault nurse examiner practices/training: HB 2101
Death by criminal means, notifying family of, work group on: HB 1759, SHB 1759
Girls, dually involved in child welfare and juvenile justice systems, studying: SB 5831
Holodomor/"murder by starvation," 1932-1933 famine in Ukraine, remembering victims of: * SR 8663 (2017)
Human trafficking, convictions for prostitution offenses by victims, vacating: HB 1112, SHB 1112, SB 5272, * SSB 5272, CH 128 (2017)
Human trafficking, in persons, services for child victims of: HB 1791
Human trafficking, no-contact orders to aid victims: HB 1079, * SHB 1079, CH 230 (2017), SB 5029, SSB 5029
Human trafficking, noncitizen victims and family members, public assistance for: SB 5818
Human trafficking, noncitizen victims, U and T nonimmigrant visas for: HB 1022, SHB 1022
Human trafficking, perpetrator ignorance of victim's age, not a defense: * SB 5813, CH 126 (2017)
Human trafficking, sex, aiding victims with sexually oriented business fee: HB 1109
Human trafficking, sex, services for child victims of: HB 1791
Human trafficking, state task force against trafficking of persons, duties: * SHB 1988, CH 279 (2017), SSB 5559, 2SSB 5559
Prostitution offenses, convictions for, by victims of certain crimes, vacating, when: HB 1112, SHB 1112, SB 5272, * SSB 5272, CH 128 (2017)
Prostitution, promoting, no-contact orders to aid victims: HB 1079, * SHB 1079, CH 230 (2017), SB 5029, SSB 5029
Rape, pregnant survivor, court aid to avoid parenting interactions with rapist: HB 1543, SB 5321
Rights of victims, survivors, and witnesses, to include persons and businesses: HB 1974
Sex and kidnapping offenses, offender petition for relief from, notice to victim: SB 5083, * SSB 5083, CH 86 (2017)
Sex offenders, out-of-state moving into state, notifying in-state victims of: SB 5430, SSB 5430
Sexual assault and trafficking, aiding victims via program and training: * ESHB 1109, CH 290 (2017)
Sexual assault and trafficking, aiding victims via program, training, and fee: HB 1109
Sexual assault, bill of rights for survivors when examined or interviewed: SB 5686
Sexual assault, examinations, facility reimbursement for, conditions: HB 2102
Sexual assault, nurse examiners, training and mobile team best practices for: HB 2101
Sexual assault, pregnant victim, parental rights and child support court process: * SHB 1543, CH 234 (2017)
Sexual assault, pregnant victim, parenting plans and consent for adoption: * SHB 1543, CH 234 (2017)
Sexual assault, survivor's advocate, consulting with: SB 5686
Sexual exploitation of children, via child pornography, funding for combating: HB 2072
Sexual violence crime fee, to fund crime investigations and aid victims: SB 5830
Sexual violence, at colleges, survivor-advocate records, confidentiality: SB 5764, * SSB 5764, CH 72 (2017)
Vehicular assault, compensation program eligibility standards for: * ESHB 1739, CH 235 (2017)
Vehicular homicide or assault, compensation program eligibility standards for: HB 1739
Women helping women act, feminine hygiene product tax revenues to help women: SB 5092
VISION CARE  (See HEALTH CARE)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RSS Feed
               
Employment training program, Washington customized, repealing expiration of: HB 1130, * SHB 1130, CH 21 (2017), SB 5381, SSB 5381
Financial aid, loan disbursement via servicer or financial institution: HB 1499
Financial aid, practices of certain institutions, student protections: SHB 1439
Financial aid, private vocational school unfair practices, student protections: HB 1439, SHB 1439, E2SHB 1439
Private vocational schools, students' rights, school notice regarding, requirements: HB 1439
Private vocational schools, unfair practices, student ombuds, and requirements: HB 1439, SHB 1439, E2SHB 1439
Skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and career awareness grant program, creating: * SSB 5713, CH 225 (2017)
Skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and key training program, creating: HB 1949, SB 5713
Social security numbers of students, handling by institutions, standards and prohibitions: HB 2249
Study of private vocational schools and for-profit institutions, continuing: SHB 1439, E2SHB 1439
Unfair business practices, by private vocational schools, violations/penalties: HB 1439, SHB 1439, E2SHB 1439
Workforce education needs for agriculture, natural resources, and environment: HB 1404, SHB 1404, SB 5285, SSB 5285
Workforce education needs for agriculture, natural resources, outdoor recreation, and environment: * 2SSB 5285, CH 182 (2017)
Workforce investment act, updating obsolete references to: HB 1363, * SB 5237, CH 39 (2017)
Workforce training and education, 2016 state comprehensive plan, approving: HCR 4402, * SCR 8401 (2017)
Yoga, practice or instruction programs, regulating as private vocation schools: HB 1385, SB 5141
VULNERABLE ADULTS  VULNERABLE ADULTS RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; GUARDIANSHIP; LONG-TERM CARE; PUBLIC GUARDIANSHIP, OFFICE)
Abuse or neglect, Christian Science treatment exemption references, removing: HB 1290
Abuse or neglect, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing: HB 2273
Abuse, neglect, or exploitation, prevention or treatment of: HB 1153, * ESHB 1153, CH 266 (2017), SB 5099, SSB 5099, SB 5904
Abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation, elder justice center demonstration programs: SB 5349, SSB 5349, 2SSB 5349
Access to vulnerable adults, unsupervised, persons with, background checks: * EHB 1620, CH 332 (2017), SHB 1620, SB 5399
Criminal cases involving vulnerable adults, protocol and advocacy teams: HB 1153, * ESHB 1153, CH 266 (2017), SB 5099, SSB 5099, SB 5904
Criminal mistreatment of a vulnerable adult, provisions: HB 1153, * ESHB 1153, CH 266 (2017), SB 5099, SSB 5099, SB 5904
Endangerment of dependent adult with controlled substance: SB 5988
Incapacitated adults, guardian notification of certain others, when: HB 1402, SHB 1402, * 2SHB 1402, CH 268 (2017), SB 5577, SSB 5577, 2SSB 5577
Incapacitated adults, guardians for, complaints investigation pilot program: SB 5690
Incapacitated adults, guardianships, less restrictive alternative option, when: * SB 5691, CH 271 (2017)
Incapacitated adults, right of communication and visitation, guardian role: HB 1402, SHB 1402, * 2SHB 1402, CH 268 (2017), SB 5577, SSB 5577, 2SSB 5577
Incapacitated persons, restricting contact with others, when, guardian role: SB 5685
Motor vehicle, entering to assist vulnerable adult, liability immunity, when: HB 1118
Theft from a vulnerable adult, crime of: HB 1153, * ESHB 1153, CH 266 (2017), SB 5099, SSB 5099, SB 5904
VULNERABLE YOUTH  (See GUARDIANSHIP; JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS)