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

WAGES AND HOURS  WAGES AND HOURS RSS Feed
               
Community and technical college employees, academic, authorizing additional compensation: HB 1503, SB 5434
Community and technical college employees, academic, awarding salary increments: HB 1631, SB 5507, SSB 5507
Cost-of-living increases, ongoing suspension of increases for educational and academic employees: HB 1132, SHB 1132, * 2SHB 1132, CH 18 (2011), SB 5470
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, allowing salary reductions: HJR 4204, SJR 8209
Elected and appointed officials, state, county, and municipal, salary reduction when public employee salaries are reduced: SJR 8202, SSJR 8202, SJR 8203
Elected officials of executive branch, voluntary three percent salary reduction: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Elected officials, cities, towns, and counties, when salary changes become effective: SB 5126, SSB 5126
Elected officials, citizens' commission on salaries for, membership provisions: HB 1008, * SHB 1008, CH 254 (2011), SB 5064
Elected officials, state, salary reduction when state employee salaries are reduced: HB 1115, HJR 4201
Higher education employees, compensation reduction: * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Higher education employees, implementing three percent salary reduction: SB 5860
Higher education institutions, revising salary and wage provisions to provide institutional efficiencies: HB 2585, SHB 2585, 2SHB 2585, * 3SHB 2585, CH 230 (2012) PV, SB 6401, SSB 6401, 2SSB 6401
Hospitals, certain employees, compensation reporting requirements: HB 2229, * ESHB 2229, CH 98 (2012)
Hours, health care workers, prohibiting mandatory overtime, exceptions: HB 2501, SHB 2501, E2SHB 2501
Hours, health care workers, prohibiting mandatory overtime, including exceptions: * HB 1290, CH 251 (2011)
Minimum wage, adjustment during periods of high unemployment: HB 2498
Minimum wage, complaints, employer good faith defense against liability or penalty: HB 1532, SB 5840
Minimum wage, defining "employ" for minimum wage purposes: SB 5624
Minimum wage, establishing fixed minimum hourly wage: SB 5968
Minimum wage, inflationary adjustment to consumer price index for all urban consumers: HB 2496
Minimum wage, rate to reflect changes in consumer prices: HB 1531, SB 5839
Minimum wage, rate to reflect changes in consumer prices, additional requirements: HB 1597
Minimum wage, tipped employees: HB 2497
Overtime compensation, complaints, employer good faith defense against liability or penalty: HB 1532, SB 5840
Payroll deductions, state employees, pretax deductions for qualified transit and parking benefits: HB 1518, SHB 1518
Port commissioners, calculation of compensation: * HB 1225, CH 152 (2011), SB 5180
Port district employees, compensation, port commissions to comply with certain restrictions and conditions: HB 2237
Prevailing wages, public works, basing on industrial statistician's previous written determination: SB 6480, SSB 6480
Prevailing wages, public works, contractor records requests by department of labor and industries: HB 1058, SHB 1058, SB 5070, * SSB 5070, CH 92 (2011)
Prevailing wages, public works, deadline for filing nonpayment of prevailing rate complaint: HB 1433
Prevailing wages, public works, defining: SB 6419
Prevailing wages, public works, definitions of contractor and subcontractor: HB 2669
Prevailing wages, public works, exempting certain manufacturing or furnishing workers from requirements: SB 6420
Prevailing wages, public works, exempting certain workers from requirements: SB 6422
Prevailing wages, public works, filing of prevailing wage forms: SB 5746, SSB 5746
Prevailing wages, public works, requirement no longer applicable to building service maintenance contracts: SB 5358
Prevailing wages, public works, requirements for affidavits of wages paid: SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 129 (2012)
Prevailing wages, public works, successor entities and liability: ESHB 2669
Prosecuting attorneys, salaries, adjustment of state's share: SB 5802
Salaries of local government employees, determining average final salary for pension purposes: HB 2018, SB 5882
Salaries of public employees, requiring direct deposit for all employees: SB 5518
Salaries of state government employees, setting upon reallocation or layoff action: HB 2484, SB 6591, SSB 6591
Salaries of state government employees, three percent reduction: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
School district employees, TRS and SERS, allowing for foregone compensation when calculating earnable compensation: HB 1787
School district salary allocations, equalization: SB 5568
State patrol, interagency agreements with department of transportation for police services, overtime compensation: HB 1411, SB 5255
Tax exempt hospitals, ensuring employee compensation comparable with other entities: SB 5666, SB 5859
Training wage, allowing employers to pay for specified period: HB 1258
Workers' compensation premiums and other costs, prohibiting deduction from wages and earnings: HB 2104
WAREHOUSING  WAREHOUSING RSS Feed
               
Agricultural commodities, warehousing, increasing licensing fees under warehouse act: SB 6208, * SSB 6208, CH 123 (2012)
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE  WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE)
Constitutional authority, federal or state, requiring citation with all bills, acts, ordinances, resolutions, and rules: HB 1951
Energy code, state, delaying implementation of 2009 adopted changes: HB 1388, SB 5751
Pain management rules, adopted since 2010, suspending: HB 2599
Publication, revising publication requirements of statute law committee: * HB 1479, CH 156 (2011)
Rule making, board of education to provide fiscal impact statements: HB 2492, * SHB 2492, CH 210 (2012)
Rule making, board of education, rules not fully funded by legislature to be voluntary, conditions: HB 2543, SB 6320
Rule making, emergency, using to implement fiscal reductions: * EHB 1248, CH 2 (2011)
Rule making, licensed family child care, rule-making prohibition if costs will increase for providers: HB 2755
Rule making, moratorium and exceptions: HB 1156, HB 2276
Rule making, orders of adoption, governor's signature required for agency's with heads appointed by governor: HB 2466
Rule making, restricting agency adoption to rules derived from specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1151, HB 2276
Rule making, restricting timing of rules adoption and requiring governor's signature: HB 1341
Rule making, significant legislative rules, report by office of regulatory assistance: * HB 1178, CH 149 (2011), SB 5318, SSB 5318
Rule making, significant legislative rules, requirement that governor sign: HB 1068, SB 6464
Rule making, state agency and local government rule making to consider economic impact: * SB 5500, CH 249 (2011)
Rule making, state agency rule making to consider economic impact: HB 1671
WASHINGTON SERVICE CORPS  (See EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT)
WASHINGTON STATE GUARD  (See MILITARY)
WASHINGTON STATE PATROL RETIREMENT SYSTEM (WSPRS)  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WASTEWATER  (See UTILITIES; WATER)
WATER  WATER RSS Feed
               (See also WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS; WATERSHEDS)
Agencies, state, use of peer-reviewed scientific studies prior to taking action: HB 1307, SHB 1307, SB 5644
Columbia and Snake river mainstems, water resource management, using to promote production of biofuel and organic crops: HB 2192, SB 6028
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water and electric energy for or from pumped storage generating facility: SB 6044
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water for pumped storage generating facilities: HB 2616, * SSB 6044, CH 246 (2012)
Drinking water, construction of water quality and safe drinking water projects, authorizing bonds for: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Fire hydrant services, requirements for water-sewer districts, cities, and towns: HB 2591, SB 6469
Geothermal resources, development of and conforming federal and state statutes: SB 6285, SSB 6285
Home construction, human domestic water access in rural areas, requirements: SB 6312, ESSB 6312
Irrigation and rehabilitation districts, administration: HB 2756, SB 6512, ESSB 6512
Irrigation districts, drainage and irrigation within, exemptions from definition of critical areas for purposes of comprehensive plans: SSB 5292, * E2SSB 5292, CH 21 (2012)
Irrigation districts, hydroelectric generation on district facilities, qualifying for renewable energy credit: SB 6224
Irrigation districts, lease of district property, duration to be determined by district board of directors: HB 1392, * SB 5295, CH 50 (2011)
Irrigation districts, revising certain administrative provisions: ESB 6217
Irrigation, exemptions from definition of critical areas for purposes of comprehensive plans: HB 1390, SB 5292, SSB 5292, * E2SSB 5292, CH 21 (2012)
Irrigation, modifying public utility tax deduction provisions: HB 2094
Joint municipal utility services act: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Management of water resources, comprehensive provisions: HB 1610, SB 5536, SSB 5536, SB 5962
Public water systems, annual backflow prevention inspection and testing: HB 1242
Public water systems, authority of port district to deliver treated or raw water to a system: HB 1314
Public water systems, certain water right applications, efficiencies for municipal water suppliers: HB 2310
Public water systems, creation of joint municipal utility services authorities: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Public water systems, establishment of fluoridation levels by state board of health: HB 1653, HB 1935, SB 5772
Public water systems, liability after shutting off water to a residential home with a fire sprinkler system: HB 1295, * ESHB 1295, CH 331 (2011), SB 5206, SSB 5206
Public water systems, operating permits, revising provisions: HB 1468, SHB 1468, SB 5364, * SSB 5364, CH 102 (2011)
Public water systems, purchase of system from public utility district without approval of voters: * HB 1407, CH 285 (2011), SB 5248
Public water systems, use of point-of-entry and point-of-use treatment: SB 5803, SSB 5803, SB 5811
Quality, construction of water quality and safe drinking water projects, authorizing bonds for: HB 2793, SHB 2793
Skagit river basin, home construction and human domestic water access in: ESSB 6312
Skiing facilities, delivery of potable water to facility for building permit purposes: HB 2561
Stock water working group, department of ecology to convene: SB 6200
Storm water pollutants, toxic, imposing fee on first possession, exceptions: HB 1735, SB 5604
Storm water, department of ecology to provide comprehensive risk based storm water regulatory plan: HB 1806
Storm water, improving water quality during charitable car washes and prescribing penalty for violations: SB 5777
Storm water, mitigation projects, tax exemptions for sales and use of project materials: HB 1996
Storm water, new requirements, delaying to provide fiscal relief to cities and counties: HB 2338, SB 6207
Wastewater, companies, regulation by utilities and transportation commission: SB 5034, SSB 5034, * 2SSB 5034, CH 214 (2011)
Wastewater, companies, regulatory fees, technical statutory cross-reference corrections: * HB 2653, CH 111 (2012), SB 6214
Wastewater, publicly owned industrial treatment facilities, department of ecology authority to provide funding: SB 6027, SSB 6027
Wastewater, treatment, designers of on-site systems, licensing provisions: HB 1061, * SHB 1061, CH 256 (2011), SB 5286, SSB 5286
Water commission, state, creation: HB 1296, SHB 1296, SB 5210
Water resources, defining "minimum flows" and related terms: SB 6313
Water resources, limitations on withdrawing various waters from additional appropriations: SB 5750
Water resources, state's program, various administrative provisions: HB 2121
Watershed planning, water resource inventory areas, planning group applications for grants: HB 2743
Wells, additional construction fee to fund groundwater management activities: SB 5757
Wells, definition of "well" for water well construction purposes: HB 1467, * SHB 1467, CH 196 (2011), SB 5643
Wells, exempt, establishment of water quantity limits by ordinance: HB 2311
Wells, municipal water supplier well construction notification requirements: HB 1685, SB 5684, SSB 5684
Wells, permit exempt, revising real estate transaction disclosure form requirements: HB 2410
Western Washington, providing new supplies and storage to, studying feasibility with British Columbia: SB 6163, SSB 6163
WATER POLLUTION  WATER POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS)
Agricultural land and agricultural activity, modifying definitions for pollution control purposes: SB 6124
Car washes, charitable, improving water quality and prescribing penalty for violations: SB 5777
Coal tar asphalt sealant, prohibiting sale and use: HB 1721, * ESHB 1721, CH 268 (2011)
Dredge and fill material, discharge of, exemption from prohibition when due to certain agricultural practices: SB 6431, SSB 6431
Facilities for water pollution control, department of ecology authority to provide funding to publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities: SB 6027, SSB 6027
Fertilizers, phosphorus-containing, restrictions on use and sale: HB 1271, HB 1489, * ESHB 1489, CH 73 (2011) PV, SB 5194, SSB 5194
Lead, prohibiting sale and purchase of certain lead fishing products: HB 2241
Livestock nutrient management, provisions concerning investigations and corrective actions: SB 5723
Livestock operations, process for achieving water quality objectives, violations and penalties: SSB 5723
Metropolitan water pollution abatement advisory committees, membership: * HB 1074, CH 124 (2011), SB 5032
Paint, copper-containing antifouling paint, phasing out use on recreational vessels: HB 1785, SHB 1785, SB 5436, * SSB 5436, CH 248 (2011)
Pollution liability insurance program and agency, extending expiration of agency's authority and funding source: HB 2590, * SHB 2590, CH 3 (2012), SB 6335
Pollution liability insurance program and agency, transferring to department of ecology: HB 1850, SB 5669, SSB 5669, E2SSB 5669
Sewage, failing on-site sewage systems, repairing or replacing system or connecting to sewerage system: SB 5080
Shellfish, production, mitigating water pollution: SB 6279
Shellfish, production, reviewing certain information on marine water quality and shellfish: SSB 6279
Storm water pollutants, toxic, imposing fee on first possession, exceptions: HB 1735, SB 5604
Storm water, department of ecology to provide comprehensive risk based storm water regulatory plan: HB 1806
Storm water, discharging to marine waters, department of ecology to report on regulation and management actions: SB 6014
Storm water, general permits, industrial storm water, permittees with discharges impaired for bacteria: * HB 2651, CH 110 (2012), SB 6393
Storm water, general permits, reissuance of certain municipal storm water general permit: HB 2390
Storm water, improving water quality during charitable car washes and prescribing penalty for violations: SB 5777
Storm water, installation of boatyard treatment facilities, exemption from shoreline management act requirements in certain cases: * EHB 2469, CH 169 (2012)
Storm water, mitigation projects, tax exemptions for sales and use of project materials: HB 1996
Storm water, new requirements, delaying to provide fiscal relief to cities and counties: HB 2338, SB 6207
Storm water, permit issuance, low-impact development principles and practices: HB 2641, SHB 2641, HB 2801, SB 6372
Storm water, rates and charges for facilities, provisions: HB 2733, SHB 2733
Violations, department of ecology to provide compliance assistance before issuing penalties: HB 1082, SHB 1082
Violations, lands with livestock, department of ecology to provide voluntary compliance assistance before issuing notice: HB 1152
Water pollution control revolving administration account, creation, deposit of certain fees in account: HB 2605, SHB 2605, SB 6343, SSB 6343
WATER QUALITY  (See WATER)
WATER RIGHTS  WATER RIGHTS RSS Feed
               
Applications for water rights, administrative provisions: HB 2121
Applications for water rights, efficiencies for municipal water suppliers in certain cases: HB 2310
Columbia and Snake river mainstems, water resource management, using to promote production of biofuel and organic crops: HB 2192, SB 6028
Columbia basin project, federal, superseding water right permit requirements for water delivered from project: * HB 1391, CH 72 (2011), SB 5293
Columbia basin project, phase II, requesting federal support: HJM 4011, HJM 4016
Columbia river basin management program, modifications to prospectively maximize investment tools: HB 1803, SHB 1803, * 2SHB 1803, CH 83 (2011), ESB 5647
Columbia river basin water supply, voluntary regional agreements, amending RCW 90.90.030: HB 2212, * SHB 2212, CH 161 (2012)
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water and electric energy for or from pumped storage generating facility: SB 6044
Columbia river, public utility districts bordering, supplying water for pumped storage generating facilities: HB 2616, * SSB 6044, CH 246 (2012)
Conservancy boards, granting authority to boards to make final water right decisions: SB 5909
Examiners, evidence of insurance or financial responsibility, requirements: HB 2700
Fees, annual water rights protection fee, establishment: HB 2050
Management of water resources, comprehensive provisions: HB 1610, SB 5536, SSB 5536, SB 5962
Minimum flows and related terms, defining for consistency: SB 6313
Permit applications, fee provisions: HB 2121
Permits and applications, processing of, funding and administration modifications: SB 5934, SB 5962
Permits, surface water right permits, change in point of diversion: HB 1802, SB 5635, * SSB 5635, CH 117 (2011)
Permitting and appeals, temporary reforms: SB 6152, SSB 6152, 2SSB 6152
Relinquishment of water rights, abolishing: HB 1117
Relinquishment of water rights, beneficial use time extension: HB 1297, SB 5209
Relinquishment of water rights, beneficial use to include conservation practices: HB 1054
Relinquishment of water rights, beneficial use to include partial use: HB 1380
Relinquishment of water rights, sufficient cause for nonuse to include waiting for a final change application determination: * HB 1381, CH 7 (2012)
Relinquishment of water rights, sufficient cause for nonuse, definition of crop rotation: HB 1379
Relinquishment of water rights, sufficient cause for nonuse, provisions: HB 2121, SB 5962
Relinquishment of water rights, sufficient cause for nonuse, RCW 90.14.140 to be liberally construed: HB 1378
Terminology and related policy, defining "minimum flows" and related terms: SB 6313
Transfers of water rights, annual consumptive quantity calculations: HB 2415
Transfers of water rights, granting authority conservancy boards to make final water right decisions: SB 5909
Transfers of water rights, interbasin, department of ecology to confer with county commissioners: SB 5555
Transfers of water rights, interbasin, department of ecology to provide notice to county commissioners: * ESSB 5555, CH 112 (2011)
Trust water rights program, applications for transfer of water right from program: HB 1589
Trust water rights program, department of ecology protection of its water rights: HB 2121
Water banks, limited purpose local, creation in certain cases: SSB 6311
Water resources, limitations on withdrawing various waters from additional appropriations: SB 5750
Water resources, mitigation alternatives for human domestic needs in rural areas: SB 6311, SSB 6311
Water resources, state's program, various administrative provisions: HB 2121
Waters of the state, definition of, removing certain wetlands converted to agricultural use from: SB 6026
Watershed planning, water resource inventory areas, planning group applications for grants: HB 2743
Wells, exempt, establishment of water quantity limits by ordinance: HB 2311
WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS  WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               (See also WATERSHEDS)
Assumption of water-sewer district jurisdiction by city or town, voter approval in certain cases: HB 1695
Fire hydrant services, requirements for districts: HB 2591, SB 6469
Intrastate mutual aid system, extending definition of political subdivision to include water-sewer districts: HB 2178, SB 6024
Joint municipal utility services act: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Local improvement districts, creation by petition within water-sewer districts: HB 2291
Management and provision of utility services, creating joint municipal utility services authorities: HB 1332, * ESHB 1332, CH 258 (2011), SB 5198, SSB 5198
Property of district, estimated value when selling: HB 1075, * SB 5033, CH 90 (2011)
WATERCRAFT EXCISE TAX  (See TAXES - WATERCRAFT EXCISE TAX)
WATERSHEDS  WATERSHEDS RSS Feed
               
Watershed management partnerships, Lake Tapps water supply, eminent domain authority: HB 1014, * SB 5241, CH 97 (2011)
WEEDS  WEEDS RSS Feed
               
Noxious weed control boards, state and county, authority in connection with plant species not on noxious weed list: HB 1169, * SHB 1169, CH 126 (2011), SB 5087, SSB 5087
Noxious weeds, noxious weed list, restricting addition of plant species to list: HB 1169, * SHB 1169, CH 126 (2011), SB 5087, SSB 5087
WELLS  (See WATER)
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WETLANDS  (See ENVIRONMENT)
WILDLIFE  WILDLIFE RSS Feed
               (See also FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; HUNTING; ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS)
Beavers, management, including relocation and release, department of fish and wildlife role: * SHB 2349, CH 167 (2012)
Beavers, management, including relocation permit and beaver damage management plan: HB 2349
Carnivores, including grizzly bears, wolves, and cougars, geographical requirements for relocation programs: HB 1840
Carnivores, large wild, commercial livestock injury or loss due to: HB 2365, SHB 2365, E2SHB 2365, SB 6139
Carnivores, large wild, feeding or attracting, prohibitions on and penalties for: HB 2365, SHB 2365, E2SHB 2365, * SSB 6135, CH 176 (2012), SB 6139
Damage to commercial crops and livestock by wildlife, payment of claims for compensation: HB 2351, HB 2365, SHB 2365, E2SHB 2365, SB 6139
Ducks Unlimited on their 75th anniversary, recognizing and honoring: * SR 8683 (2012)
Endangered fish or wildlife, unlawful taking, affirmative defense when involving gray wolf attacking livestock: SB 6137
Endangered fish or wildlife, unlawful taking, allowing killing of gray wolf when livestock being attacked: E2SHB 2365, SSB 6137
Habitat conservation plans, with federal government, department of fish and wildlife authority to enter into, restrictions: HB 2286
Habitat conservation plans, with federal government, state agency authority to enter into: HB 1009, ESHB 1009
International wildlife urban interface code, adoption as part of state building code: HB 1505, SB 5207
Invasive species, cash bounties: HB 2549
Killing or harming with malice, criminal and civil provisions: HB 1243, * SHB 1243, CH 67 (2011)
Mazama pocket gopher, department of fish and wildlife to conduct biological status update: SB 5264, SSB 5264
Mazama pocket gopher, protection of, assisting landowners with compliance with critical area ordinances: SB 6083
Mazama pocket gopher, removing state and local protections: SB 6271
Meat cutters, wildlife, business records requirements: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Predatory wildlife, prohibiting feeding or negligently attracting: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Relocation of grizzly bears, wolves, and cougars, geographical requirements for programs: HB 1840
State wildlife account, increasing revenue through collection of fees: HB 1387, SHB 1387, SB 5385, * SSB 5385, CH 339 (2011)
Taxidermy, business records requirements for taxidermists: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5201, SSB 5201
Trapping, body-gripping traps, requirements for use: HB 1137
Trapping, licensing and regulatory provisions: HB 1138
Violations, provisions regarding enforcement by department of fish and wildlife: HB 2364, SB 6135, * SSB 6135, CH 176 (2012)
Wolves, affirmative defense for unlawful taking of endangered fish or wildlife in certain cases of gray wolf attacking livestock: SB 6137
Wolves, conservation and management, protection of wild game animals and humans through Washington wolf recovery act: HB 1108
Wolves, diseases, preparations to handle epidemiological consequences: HB 1107
Wolves, gray wolf conservation and management plan, legislative approval or rejection: HB 1109
Wolves, gray wolves, urging delisting from federal endangered species act: SJM 8002
Wolves, gray, allowing killing of gray wolf when livestock being attacked: E2SHB 2365, SSB 6137
WINE  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
WOLVES  (See WILDLIFE)
WOMEN  WOMEN RSS Feed
               
Abortion, health coverage for voluntary termination of pregnancy, requirements for insurers: HB 2330, ESHB 2330, SB 6185, SSB 6185
Abortion, women's right to know act: HB 2200
Breast reconstruction, surgical facilities to provide information prior to mastectomy or related procedure: HB 1101, SHB 1101, SB 5262
Gender-based terms in RCW, technical corrections: * SB 5045, CH 336 (2011) PV, * SB 6095, CH 117 (2012)
Girl Scouting, 100 years of, celebrating: * HR 4658 (2012), * SR 8686 (2012)
Maternal health care task force, legislative, establishment: HB 1562
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * SR 8605 (2011)
National women and girls in sports day, celebrating: * SR 8673 (2012)
Pregnancy, limited service pregnancy centers, accountability of centers: HB 1366, SHB 1366, SB 5274
Pregnant women assistance program, creation in connection with termination of disability lifeline program: * ESHB 2082, CH 36 (2011)
Red Hat Society, recognizing: * SR 8656 (2011)
Sports, Washington women and girls in, honoring: * SR 8637 (2011)
WORKERS' COMPENSATION  WORKERS' COMPENSATION RSS Feed
               
100th anniversary of Washington's workers' compensation system, commemorating: * SR 8645 (2011)
Administrative efficiencies for workers' compensation program: HB 1725, * ESHB 1725, CH 290 (2011), SB 5582, SSB 5582
Audit, claims management system, performance audit by joint legislative audit and review committee: HB 2116, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Benefits, calculation of, adding certainty and simplifying: HB 1964
Benefits, claims, structured settlement agreements: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Benefits, claims, voluntary settlement agreements: SB 5280
Benefits, compensation and death benefits, freezing and delaying cost-of-living adjustments: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Benefits, compensation and death benefits, freezing cost-of-living increases: HB 2025
Claims management entities, penalties for violations: HB 1878, SB 5753
Claims management system, performance audit by joint legislative audit and review committee: HB 2116, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Claims, allowing worker to designate a primary language for communicating about: HB 2622, SHB 2622
Claims, provisions concerning claim files and documentation: HB 2431, SHB 2431, SB 6302, SSB 6302
Claims, retrospective rating plan employer and group claims management authority: HB 1487, ESHB 1487, SB 5461
Contractors, misclassification of workers as independent contractors, violations and penalties: HB 1701, 2ESHB 1701, SB 5599
Disability, long-term for injured workers, reducing disability and workers' compensation system costs: HB 1686, HB 1868, HB 1910, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011), ESB 5566
Disability, permanent partial, revising certain provisions: HB 2023, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Farm internship pilot project, establishment and relationship to workers' compensation: SB 6392, ESSB 6392
Firefighters, strokes, presumption of occupational disease: HB 1445, SHB 1445, SB 5212, SB 5354, SSB 5354
For hire vehicle operators, industrial insurance provisions: HB 1367, * ESHB 1367, CH 190 (2011), SB 5498, SSB 5498
Franchisees, exempting from definition of worker for workers' compensation purposes: SB 6506
Improvement plans and performance measures, implementation by department of labor and industries: HB 2107
Industrial insurance rainy day account, creation: HB 2026, ESHB 2026
Industrial insurance rainy day fund, creation: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Industrial insurance, elimination of offset for social security retirement benefits: HB 1317
Industrial insurance, employer wage subsidies and reimbursements for providing light duty or transitional work in certain cases: HB 1993, HB 2002, ESHB 2002, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011), ESB 5566
Industrial insurance, medical provider network, removal of provider, guidelines and restrictions: HB 2359, SHB 2359
Injured workers, causes of action by, eliminating restrictions: HB 2105
Injured workers, good faith and fair dealing by employer and certain others: HB 2114
Law enforcement officers, death from heart attack or stroke in line of duty, presumption of occupational disease: SB 5212
Law enforcement officers, death from heart problems or stroke in line of duty, presumption of occupational disease: HB 1445, SHB 1445, SB 5354
Law enforcement officers, heart problems or stroke in line of duty, presumption of occupational disease: SSB 5354
Legal actions, defining "recovery" for purposes of actions under industrial insurance statutes: SB 5279
Medical exams and consultations, independent, granting scheduling authority to retrospective rating plan employers and groups: HB 2207
Occupational disease claims, clarification, and authorization of voluntary settlements: HB 1872
Occupational disease claims, study of: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011), ESB 5566
Occupational health best practices, use of, creating provider network and expanding health and education centers: HB 1869, ESHB 1869, SB 5801, * SSB 5801, CH 6 (2011)
Premiums and other costs, prohibiting deduction from wages and earnings: HB 2104
Rate notices, information to be included in notices: HB 1994, * SB 5278, CH 175 (2011)
Rates for workers' compensation, annual adjustment: SB 5277
Return to work provisions, study of: ESB 5566
Return-to-work subsidy program, creation: HB 2108, HB 2109
Safety and health investment projects, authorizing funding to reduce future costs: HB 1686, HB 1868, HB 1910, * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Self-insured claims, negotiations for, developing informational document for use during: SB 6415
Self-insured employers, bill payment denials, requirements for provider notice and payment, including violations and penalties: 2SSB 5341
Self-insured employers, compensation claim record and benefit payment requirements: HB 1831
Self-insured employers, handling of claims and issuance of orders: HB 1725, * ESHB 1725, CH 290 (2011), SB 5582, SSB 5582
Self-insured employers, penalties for violations by certain self-insurers: HB 1878, SB 5753
Self-insured employers, requiring notice to injured workers, violations and penalty: SB 5341, SSB 5341
Settlement agreements, structured, assistance for employees of self-insured employers when entering: SB 6505
Settlement agreements, structured, entering into by parties to a benefits claim: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Settlement agreements, structured, exemption from public inspection and copying: HB 2407, SHB 2407
Settlement agreements, voluntary, authorization and study of: HB 2108, HB 2109, ESB 5566
Settlement agreements, voluntary, authorization for occupational disease claims: HB 1872
Settlement agreements, voluntary, entering into by parties to a benefits claim: SB 5280
Sports officials, amateur, not included in mandatory industrial insurance coverage under certain conditions: HB 1636
Stay-at-work program, creation: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Studies, independent, concerning voluntary settlement agreements and return-to-work subsidy program: HB 2108, HB 2109
Studies, independent, department of labor and industries to contract for three studies: ESB 5566
System, workers' compensation system, various changes and additions: * EHB 2123, CH 37 (2011)
Third-party administrators, penalties for violations: HB 1878, SB 5753
Vocational rehabilitation assessments, granting scheduling authority to retrospective rating plan employers and groups: HB 2207
Vocational rehabilitation subcommittee for workers' compensation, recommendations: * HB 1726, CH 291 (2011), SB 5583
WORKFIRST  (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
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Abolishing board and transferring powers, duties, and functions to state board for community and technical colleges: HB 1816, SB 6402
Aerospace and advanced materials manufacturing training programs, evaluation by board: HB 2156, SHB 2156, * 2SHB 2156, CH 50 (2012), SB 5976
Career exploration partnership zone program, establishment as part of career pathways act: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Career pathways act, board role: HB 2170, SHB 2170, 2SHB 2170, SB 6119
Health care personnel shortage task force, board to convene: SB 6115, SSB 6115
Higher education coordinating board, elimination of, transfer of functions to board: SB 5182, SSB 5182
Internships, board to create profile-based web application to connect students and employers: HB 1760, SHB 1760, SB 5637
Lifelong learning program, establishment within board: HB 2580, * ESB 6141, CH 33 (2012)
Middle class jobs act, board role in 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
Planning processes, agencies to coordinate efforts to improve services and move households up to middle-income bracket or higher: HB 2171
Transfer and student advising system for higher education, online, establishing and maintaining: HB 2258
Washington works indicators and payments, establishment and use, board role: HB 2265, SHB 2265
Workforce investment act, administration of title I-B, transfer to board of responsibilities for: HB 2348
Workforce investment funds, using for layoff aversion: SB 6541
WRESTLING  (See SPORTS)