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VACCINATION  (See HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; VACCINE ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON)
VACCINE ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON  VACCINE ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               
Washington reinsurance program, establishing, association role: SHB 2355, SSB 6062, 2SSB 6062
VAPOR PRODUCTS  (See TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
VESSELS, OPERATING UNDER THE INFLUENCE  (See BOATS AND BOATING)
VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; MILITARY; VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT)
Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, veterans, naming I-5 bridges over Nisqually river for: HJM 4007, SHJM 4007, SJM 8005, SSJM 8005
Afghanistan and Iraq veterans bridge, requesting naming of brown farm road NE bridge over I-5 as: HJM 4018, SHJM 4018
Assistance programs, property tax levy for: E2SHB 2006, HB 2739, SHB 2739, SB 6031, SSB 6031
Benefits, various, defining "veteran" for, when: HB 1369, * SHB 1369, CH 97 (2017), HB 2701, * ESHB 2701, CH 61 (2018), SB 5245, SSB 5245, SB 6377, SSB 6377
Boyington, Gregory "Pappy", U.S. marine corps World War II combat pilot, honoring: * HR 4679 (2018)
Businesses, veteran-owned, state contracting disparities involving, addressing: HB 2950
Colleges, veterans attending, mental health counselors for: HB 1737, SB 5525
Community care and supportive services pilot program, process for initiating: EHB 1571
Definition of "veteran," modifying: HB 1534, * SB 5391, CH 185 (2017)
Definition of "veteran," modifying in reference to "period of war": HB 2645
Disabilities, nonservice-connected, U.S.-facility treatment reimbursement: HB 2397, SB 6023
Disabilities, veterans with, adaptive automobile equipment sales and use tax exemptions: SHB 2269, * 2SHB 2269, CH 130 (2018), SB 6536
Disabilities, veterans with, adaptive automobile equipment sales tax exemption: HB 2269
Disabilities, veterans with, benefits/compensation exclusion for child support: HB 2915
Disabilities, veterans with, complimentary discover pass, when: HB 1180
Disabilities, veterans with, fishing/hunting license donation program for: HB 2342, * SHB 2342, CH 90 (2018), SB 6181, SSB 6181
Disabilities, veterans with, free hunting or combination fishing license: HB 1180
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime veteran's disability access pass: SHB 1177, HB 2652, SHB 2652, SB 6128
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime veteran's disability pass, access to parks, etc.: HB 1177, SHB 1177, HB 2652, SHB 2652, SB 5305, SB 6128
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime veteran's disability pass, for Oregon veterans: HB 1247, SHB 1247
Disabilities, veterans with, motor vehicle excise tax exemption, when: HB 2825
Disabilities, veterans with, property tax exemption program: HB 2597, * SHB 2597, CH 46 (2018), HB 2608, HB 2917, HB 2935, HB 2967, SHB 2967, SB 6251, SSB 6251, SB 6314, SSB 6314
Disabilities, veterans with, recreational/rehabilitation facility for, tax exemptions: HB 2550, SHB 2550, SB 6167
Driver's license, veteran designation on, document options for eligibility verification: HB 2644
Driver's license, veteran designation on, via documents establishing eligibility: * SSB 6012, CH 69 (2018)
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)
Filipino American veterans of World War II, recognizing: * SR 8697 (2018)
Filipino and American veterans of World War II, congressional gold medal recipients, congratulating: * HR 4675 (2018)
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, requirements: HB 2464
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, for child or spouse, to include stipend, when: HB 2009, SHB 2009, * E2SHB 2009, CH 129 (2018)
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, to include domestic support personnel: * SB 5826, CH 127 (2017)
Higher education, enhanced suicide prevention/behavioral health services: HB 2513, SB 6514, * SSB 6514, CH 293 (2018)
Homes, veterans', replacing "superintendent" with "administrator": * HB 2582, CH 45 (2018), SB 6194
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)
Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts, veterans, naming I-5 bridges over Nisqually river for: HJM 4007, SHJM 4007, SJM 8005, SSJM 8005
Japanese-American veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists, recognizing: * HR 4673 (2018)
Japanese-American World War II veterans, recognizing: * HR 4613 (2017), * SR 8614 (2017), * SR 8706 (2018)
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
License plates, special, disabled American veteran or former POW plates, criteria: HB 2522, SHB 2522, SB 6586
Manufactured home communities, veteran with disability leasing in, property tax exemption: HB 2917
Manufactured home communities, veteran with disability owning home in, property tax exemption: HB 2935
Mental health treatment, involuntary commitment for, diversion of veterans from: HB 2958
Mobile home parks, veteran with disability leasing in, property tax exemption: HB 2917
Mobile home parks, veteran with disability owning home in, property tax exemption: HB 2935
Navy personnel, contributions of, recognizing: * HR 4637 (2017)
Opportunities, education/sports/employment, association of WA generals role: * SSB 5746, CH 67 (2018)
Opportunities, educational/employment, association of Washington generals role: HB 1984, SHB 1984, SB 5746
Pistols, concealed, veteran carrying on community college campus with license: HB 2306
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, for surviving spouse of veteran with total disability, when: EHB 2906
Property tax exemption program, to include regular school district levy exemption: SB 5825
Property tax exemption program, veterans with disabilities, "disposable income": HB 2747, SB 5704
Property tax exemption program, veterans with disabilities, income thresholds: HB 2608, HB 2967, SHB 2967, SB 6251, SSB 6251
Property tax exemption program, veterans with total disabilities: HB 2597, * SHB 2597, CH 46 (2018), HB 2917, HB 2935, SB 6314, SSB 6314
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)
Substance use disorder treatment, involuntary commitment for, diversion of veterans from: HB 2958
Travel for medical/health care, using state employee business travel awards for: SB 5861
Veterans day, 100th anniversary of, commemorating: * SR 8728 (2018)
Veterans service officer program, service officers in underserved counties: HB 2773, SB 6585
Veterans' assistance fund, property tax levies for: E2SHB 2006, HB 2739, SHB 2739
World War I veterans memorial bridge, requesting naming of south Tacoma way bridge over I-5 as: HJM 4019, SHJM 4019
World War I, Washington's veterans of, honoring: * HR 4641 (2017)
World War II, Filipino American veterans of, recognizing: * SR 8697 (2018)
World War II, Filipino and American veterans of, congressional gold medal recipients, congratulating: * HR 4675 (2018)
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT  VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also VETERANS)
Community care and supportive services pilot program, initiating, department role: EHB 1571
Directors, deputy and assistant, appointment by director: * HB 2582, CH 45 (2018), SB 6194
Peer-to-peer support volunteers, training for, department role: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
Powers, duties, and functions of department, provisions: HB 1534, * SB 5391, CH 185 (2017)
Veterans service officer program, officers in underserved counties, department role: HB 2773, SB 6585
Veterans' assistance, property tax levies for, department reporting duties: SHB 2739
Voter registration, department as qualified agency for: E3SSB 6353
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               (See also ANIMALS; HORSES)
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990, * ESSB 5990, CH 184 (2018)
Health sciences library, U. of Washington, online access fee for veterinarians: HB 2445, SB 6178
Horse teeth floating, by horse floaters, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
Inspection, certificate of veterinary, for animal brought into state to feedlot: HB 2654, * SB 6369, CH 281 (2018)
Pets, in low-income households, additional veterinary services for: SB 6196
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)
Child abuse or neglect, child forensic interview audio or video recordings: * ESHB 2700, CH 171 (2018)
Child abuse or neglect, child forensic interview audio or visual recordings: SSB 6387
Child abuse or neglect, child forensic interview digital recordings: HB 2700, SB 6387
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)
Commercially sexually exploited youth, behavioral health treatment for: SHB 2857
Commercially sexually exploited youth, receiving center pilot programs for: HB 2857
Compensation program (CVCP), benefits and services, provisions: HB 1739, * ESHB 1739, CH 235 (2017)
Crime victim certification steering committee, convening: HB 1022, * SHB 1022, CH 86 (2018)
Crime victims advocacy, office, death by criminal means, notification, work group: HB 1759, SHB 1759, 2SHB 1759
Crime victims advocacy, office, sexual assault nurse examiner practices/training: HB 2101, * SHB 2101, CH 88 (2018)
Death by criminal means, notifying family of, work group on: HB 1759, SHB 1759, 2SHB 1759
Domestic violence victims, employment discrimination and safety accommodations: * HB 2661, CH 47 (2018)
Domestic violence victims, shelters for, impact fees exemption, when: * SHB 2538, CH 133 (2018), SB 6294, SSB 6294
Domestic violence, certain orders, electronic monitoring with victim notification: SB 6292
Gender, gender identity/expression, or sexual orientation of victim, defenses based on, limiting: HB 2930
Girls, dually involved in child welfare and juvenile justice systems, studying: SB 5831, SSB 5831
Hate crimes/harassment, due to immigration/national origin/citizenship status, assistance: ESHB 2029, 2SHB 2029
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, national slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Human trafficking, no-contact orders to aid victims: HB 1079, * SHB 1079, CH 230 (2017), HB 2466, SHB 2466, 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, CH 86 (2018)
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
Interpreters, spoken language services, purchasing for certain victims: SB 6245, SSB 6245, * 2SSB 6245, CH 253 (2018)
Notification of victims, electronic monitoring technology providing: SB 6292
Post-traumatic stress injury, education about, recognizing importance of: SR 8713
Prostitution charges, immunity when aiding victims of certain crimes: HB 2361, SHB 2361
Prostitution offenses, convictions for, by victims of certain crimes, vacating, when: HB 1112, SHB 1112, SB 5272, * SSB 5272, CH 128 (2017)
Prostitution, juvenile, prosecution or booking into detention for, prohibiting: HB 2857, SHB 2857
Prostitution, promoting, no-contact orders to aid victims: HB 1079, * SHB 1079, CH 230 (2017), HB 2466, SHB 2466, 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, notifying victim of kit analysis, investigator education for: HB 2353, SHB 2353, HB 2648
Sexual assault, nurse examiners, training and mobile team best practices for: HB 2101, * SHB 2101, CH 88 (2018)
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, rights for survivors: HB 2353, SHB 2353, HB 2648
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)
Sexual violence, campus, survivor-campus-affiliated advocate records, confidentiality: HB 2637
Sexually exploited youth, commercially, behavioral health treatment for: SHB 2857
Sexually exploited youth, commercially, receiving center pilot programs for: HB 2857
Slavery and human trafficking prevention month, national, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
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)
VITAL STATISTICS  (See DEATH; MARRIAGE AND MARRIED PERSONS)
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, CH 13 (2018)
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, CH 203 (2018)
High school and college course alignment, relation to pre-apprenticeship programs: HB 2685, * SHB 2685, CH 228 (2018)
Private vocational schools, student complaint portal, creating: * E2SHB 1439, CH 203 (2018)
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, CH 203 (2018)
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, CH 203 (2018)
Unfair business practices, by private vocational schools, violations/penalties: HB 1439, SHB 1439, * E2SHB 1439, CH 203 (2018)
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, HB 2791, SHB 2791
Abuse or neglect, health care faith-based practices exemption, when: SHB 2791
Abuse or neglect, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing: HB 2273, SHB 2273, SB 6051, * SSB 6051, CH 238 (2018)
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
Abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation, willful, definition of: HB 2343, SB 6111
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: HB 2884, 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
Incompetent persons, health care informed consent for: HB 2541, ESHB 2541
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)