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WAGES AND HOURS  WAGES AND HOURS RSS Feed
               
Bonuses, payment by local governments to nonelective officers and employees: SB 6308
Community and technical college employees, academic, receiving step increases through collective bargaining process: HB 1348, SB 5350
Conservation districts, disbursement of employee salaries, wages, and other reimbursement by electronic deposit: * SB 5770, CH 164 (2013)
Cost-of-living increases, ongoing suspension for certain educational and academic employees: * HB 2043, CH 5 (2013), SB 5194
Cost-of-living increases, suspended, restoring for certain educational and academic employees: HB 2422, HB 2609, SB 6235, SB 6530
Direct deposit of public employee salaries and wages, authorizing, including exceptions: HB 2027
Employee fair classification act: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Employment laws and contracts, local, preemption by state of Washington: HB 2591, SB 6307
Health care facility employees, mandatory overtime provisions: HB 1153
Minimum wage act, amending: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333, HB 2334, SB 5526
Minimum wage, adjusted, increasing annually by rate of inflation: HB 2032
Minimum wage, employer failure to pay, good faith defense: HB 1462, SB 5158
Minimum wage, employment status of independent contractors in news business for purposes of: HB 1659, * SB 5476, CH 141 (2013)
Minimum wage, hourly, increasing: HB 2672
Overtime compensation, employer failure to pay, good faith defense: HB 1462, SB 5158
Prevailing wages, exemption from paying, certain filings no longer required when exempt: HB 1254
Prevailing wages, exemption from paying, prohibiting charging of fee when affidavit of wages paid is filed: * SHB 1254, CH 148 (2014)
Prevailing wages, exemption, school plant facilities receiving funding through school construction assistance program: HB 1255
Prevailing wages, public building service maintenance contracts, exemption for rural school districts: SB 5508, SSB 5508
Prevailing wages, public works, basing on collective bargaining agreements or other methods: HB 2527
Prevailing wages, public works, basing on nonpublic works data: HB 2209
Prevailing wages, public works, determinations of prevailing wage rates, revising procedures and requirements: HB 1672, SB 5685
Prevailing wages, public works, excluding independent contractors from definition of employee, conditions: HB 2258
Prevailing wages, public works, exempting certain workers who deliver materials from requirements: ESSB 5684
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption for local governments opting out: HB 2299
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption for rural school districts: SB 5508, SSB 5508
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption for wildfire damage repair projects in certain cases: HB 1249, SB 5619
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption from requirements for certain distressed counties: SB 5727, SSB 5727
Prevailing wages, public works, exemption when performed by nonprofit organizations: SB 6525
Prevailing wages, public works, modifying prevailing wage survey provisions: SB 5686, SSB 5686
Prevailing wages, public works, provisions of employee fair classification act: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Prevailing wages, public works, specifying applicability to individuals employed in construction activities: SB 5684
Prevailing wages, public works, survey tracking: HB 2692
Prevailing wages, public works, surveys to use stratified random sampling: HB 2210, SB 6317, SSB 6317
Prevailing wages, residential construction workers, public works requirements: SB 5107
Prevailing wages, subsidized public works, requirements for affidavits of wages paid: HB 1025, SHB 1025, SB 5395
Railroad employees, yardmaster working hours: HB 1621, SHB 1621, SB 5721
Retaliation and discrimination against employees, protections for employees: HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333
Salaries of legislators and governor, restricting changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SSJR 8212
Salaries of legislators, fixing at average starting salary of elementary school science teacher: HB 2655
Salaries of legislators, restricting changes if omnibus operating appropriations act not passed: SJR 8212
Salaries of public employees, authorizing direct deposit, including exceptions: HB 2027
Salaries of state patrol officers, comparability with other law enforcement agencies: HB 2487, SB 6071
Salary and wage payments, to county employees by electronic methods, to require approval by county legislative authority: EHB 2442, SB 6401
Salary, average, for pension purposes of state and local employees, as certified by employer: HB 1820, ESHB 1820
School employees, classified, establishing minimum wage for: HB 2608, SB 6531
State patrol, competitive salaries and benefits, requiring: SB 6490
Teachers, beginning, establishing minimum salary level: HB 2607, SB 6532
Teen summer employment wage, authorizing employers to pay: SB 6471, SSB 6471
Teen training wage, temporary, authorizing employers to pay: SB 6495
Tipped employees, requiring minimum wage for employees age eighteen and older and study group to assess effectiveness: HB 1346
Tow truck operators, lunch breaks: HB 1611
Training wage, allowing employers to pay for specified period: HB 1150, SB 5275
Training wages, for new employees, authorizing: HB 2614
Wage claims, liens against real property of employer by employee: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, SB 5526
Wage complaints and claims, collection procedures, adding various provisions: HB 1467, 2ESHB 1467, SB 5360
Wage payment act, amending: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333, HB 2334, SB 5526
Wage-related laws, employer compliance with, improving: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2333, SHB 2333, 2SHB 2333, HB 2334, SB 5526
Wages of public employees, authorizing direct deposit, including exceptions: HB 2027
Wages, unlawfully withheld or rebated, increasing exemplary damages: HB 2332
Wages, unpaid, alternative collection procedures, adding various provisions: * SSB 5360, CH 210 (2014)
WAREHOUSING  WAREHOUSING RSS Feed
               
Tax exemption, warehouse or grain elevator lessor or owner, apprentice utilization requirement: HB 1023, SHB 1023, SB 5393
Tax exemption, warehouse or grain elevator lessor or owner, prevailing wage requirement: HB 1025, SHB 1025, SB 5395
Tax exemption, warehouse or grain elevator lessor or owner, resident workers requirement: HB 1026, SB 5394
WARRANTIES  (See SALES)
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE  WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RSS Feed
               
Constitutional authority, federal or state, requiring citation in rules: HB 1163
Federal funding programs requiring changes in state law or rules, reporting concerning: SB 6512
Rule making, concerning health care insurance, requiring notice by insurance commissioner: * ESB 6458 (2014) V
Rule making, emergency, use by public disclosure commission in certain cases: HB 1377, SHB 1377, SB 5257
Rule making, health care disciplining authorities to use process when changing or interpreting scope of practice: HB 2338, HB 2742
Rule making, health care disciplining authorities to use process when interpreting scope of practice: SHB 2742
Rule making, legislature to provide specific grants of legislative authority through legislation: HB 1163
Rule making, moratorium, exceptions: HB 1163, HB 1478, SB 5819
Rule making, prohibiting required participation in a health care system: HB 1168
Rule making, regulating of greenhouse gas emissions, prohibiting without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Rule making, regulatory fairness act of 2013: HB 1162
Rule making, regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Rule making, requiring citation of constitutional authority in rules: HB 1163
Rule making, requiring legislative approval of certain rules: HJR 4204
Rule making, significant legislative rules, requirement that governor sign: SB 5641
Rule making, specified economic impact notification by agency and enactment into law by legislature: HB 1162, HB 1163
Rules, review of, certain agencies to conduct for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Rules, review of, increasing responsibilities of joint administrative rules review committee: HB 2293
WASHINGTON STATE PATROL RETIREMENT SYSTEM (WSPRS)  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WASTE  (See HAZARDOUS WASTE; SOLID WASTE)
WASTEWATER  (See UTILITIES; WATER POLLUTION)
WATER  WATER RSS Feed
               (See also WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS)
Agricultural activities, protecting from water quality over-regulation at state level: SB 6087
Avista Corp., recognizing: * SR 8704 (2014)
Bottled water, eliminating sales and use tax exemptions to provide basic education and higher education funding: ESHB 2034, HB 2038, ESHB 2038
Bottled water, eliminating sales and use tax exemptions to provide basic education funding: HB 2796, SB 6574
Efficiency, requiring high efficiency toilets, exceptions: HB 2414, ESHB 2414, SB 6285
Efficiency, standards for toilets, water closets, and urinals: HB 1017, SHB 1017
Efficiency, standards for various plumbing fixtures, exceptions: SHB 1017
Facilities, contracts between municipalities and real estate owners for construction of, contract and fee provisions: * ESHB 1717, CH 243 (2013)
Fire suppression water facilities and services, provision for critical public services by water purveyors: HB 1512, * SHB 1512, CH 127 (2013), SB 5606
Irrigation districts, administration, various provisions: HB 1417, * ESHB 1417, CH 2 (2014)
Irrigation districts, financing improvements with local improvement district bonds, requirements: HB 1416, SHB 1416, * 2SHB 1416, CH 177 (2013), SB 5824
Irrigation districts, hydroelectric generation by, qualifying as eligible renewable resource: SB 5290
Irrigation districts, hydroelectric generation by, qualifying for renewable energy credit: HB 1415, HB 1950
Irrigation pipes and canals and water and wastewater pipes, hydroelectric generation in, qualifying as eligible renewable resource: * EHB 2733, CH 45 (2014), ESSB 5290, SB 5992
Irrigation, applications for changes in place or purpose of use or point of diversion, provisions: HB 1438, SB 5199
Irrigation, changes in water right certificates to reflect certain changes in water right uses: SHB 1438, SSB 5199, E2SSB 5199
Irrigation, modifying public utility tax deduction provisions: SB 5041
Irrigation, pump and irrigation or domestic pump specialty trainee certificate holders, training: HB 2533
Property improvements benefitting water quality or quantity, property tax exemption: HB 1570, * SB 5593, CH 236 (2013)
Public water systems, certain water purveyor facilities as essential public facilities: HB 1016, SHB 1016, SB 5612
Public water systems, hazard mitigation plans, requiring: HB 2562
Public water systems, including certain systems in comprehensive plans and planning process: SB 6060, SSB 6060, SB 6463
Pumps, pump and irrigation or domestic pump specialty trainee certificate holders, training: HB 2533
Skagit river basin, established groundwater uses, preserving from interruption: SB 6467, SSB 6467
Tap water, during school lunches, requiring public schools to provide: HB 2686
Water companies, uncontested rate modifications: HB 1046, SHB 1046, SB 5006, SSB 5006
Water delivery infrastructure replacement, encouraging low-cost alternatives to traditional construction techniques through public works assistance: SB 5313
Water distribution businesses, public utility tax collected from, depositing certain revenues in education legacy trust account: SB 5895
Water distribution businesses, public utility tax collected from, using portion for health programs of departments of ecology and health: HB 1685
Water purveyors, providing fire suppression water facilities and services: HB 1512, * SHB 1512, CH 127 (2013), SB 5606
Water quality determinations by department of ecology, basing on preponderance of site-based, source-specific testing: HB 2472, SB 6288
Water quality trading program, developing: HB 2454, * SHB 2454, CH 73 (2014)
Water supply and integrated water management, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 6516
Water supply, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SB 6516
Water supply, treatment of raw groundwater to potable level: HB 2620
Watershed councils, role in Puget Sound recovery, review by Puget Sound partnership: SB 6381
Wells, permit exempt, hearings concerning petitions challenging regulation of: HB 2288, SB 5983
Wells, permit exempt, use for potable supply to a subdivision: HB 1350, SHB 1350, SB 5836, SSB 5836
WATER COMPANIES  (See WATER)
WATER POLLUTION  WATER POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also STORM WATER CONTROL FACILITIES)
Agricultural land, pollution violation due to livestock, adding determination and voluntary compliance to penalty process: HB 2478
Highly impacted communities, including community organizations in permit issuance and clean-up plan adoption: HB 1434
Highly impacted communities, permit violation enforcement actions, settlement provisions: HB 2312, SHB 2312, SB 6417
Pollutant discharge elimination permit system applications and reports, electronic filing: SB 5407
Storm water, competitive grant program to reduce pollution, using environmental legacy stewardship account moneys: * HB 2079, CH 28 (2013)
Storm water, compliance pilot project: HB 1237, SB 5435
Storm water, contamination by transportation infrastructure, use of certain tax revenues for prevention and mitigation: HB 1954
Storm water, financial assistance for management of runoff, prioritizing: HB 1235, SB 5441
Storm water, new requirements for phase I jurisdictions, delaying: HB 1234, SB 5326
Storm water, permit compliance activities, use of certain funds by department of transportation for: SB 6099
Storm water, replacing infrastructure, encouraging low-cost alternatives to traditional construction techniques through public works assistance: SB 5313
Storm water, storm water bonds, authorization: HB 2357, SHB 2357
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, prohibiting adoption or maintaining of requirements by certain agencies when more stringent: HB 1996
Wastewater, domestic facility permits, modifying annual municipality fee: HB 1275, SB 5788
Wastewater, publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities, authorizing water pollution control facility loans for: HB 1557
Water pollution control revolving administration account, creation of account and establishment of loan debt service charges to be deposited: HB 1141, * SHB 1141, CH 96 (2013)
Water supply and integrated water management, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SSB 6516
Water supply, flood control, and storm water projects, financing options for, joint legislative task force on, establishing: SB 6516
WATER RIGHTS  WATER RIGHTS RSS Feed
               
Applications, changes in place or purpose of use or point of diversion, decision to be based on existing requirements: HB 1438, SB 5199
Applications, changes in water right certificates to reflect certain changes in water right uses: SHB 1438, SSB 5199, E2SSB 5199
Applications, consolidating water of multiple water rights or permits, conditions and department of ecology role: HB 1549, SB 5462
Applications, moving withdrawal point to another existing right, conditions and department of ecology role: HB 1548, SB 5463
Columbia river basin taxable bond water supply development account, transferring certain bond proceeds to: HB 1088, SHB 1088, SB 5036, * ESSB 5036, CH 20 (2013)
Developments, groundwater for, consolidation into public water systems in some cases: HB 1375, SHB 1375, SB 5200, ESSB 5200
Examiners, certified, amending bonding requirement for certification: * HB 1146, CH 70 (2013)
Local economy trust water account, transferring state agency water rights to account: SB 5219, SSB 5219, E2SSB 5219
Methow watershed, authorization and implementation of water management board in, provisions: SB 5677
Public water systems, consolidation into system of new exempt groundwater withdrawal for new development: HB 1375, SHB 1375, SB 5200, ESSB 5200
Relinquishment of water rights, extending beneficial use time period: SB 5071
Skagit river basin, established groundwater uses, preserving from interruption: SB 6467, SSB 6467
State agency purchased lands, retaining water rights for later transfer to local economy trust water account: SB 5219, SSB 5219, E2SSB 5219
Washington water research center, role in implementation of Yakima river basin integrated water resource management plan: * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)
Water banking best practices act: HB 2760, SB 6533
Water banks, imposition of sales and use taxes by rural counties for water rights purchases for banking: HB 2596, SB 6239
Water banks, limited purpose local water banks, creation: HB 1350, SHB 1350
Watershed planning grants, modifying provisions: HB 1924
Yakima river basin, integrated water resource management plan, implementing plan and creating accounts: HB 1196, HB 1414, SHB 1414, SB 5367, SSB 5367, * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)
Yakima river basin, purchase of land for community forest trust to help protect basin: * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)
WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS  WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               
Assumptions of certain water-sewer districts by a city or town, requiring voter approval: HB 2413, SB 6008, ESSB 6008
Connection charge, deposit in account for existing facility expansion and new facilities: SB 5192
Contractor's bond, district authority to determine, limitations: HB 1241, * SB 5186, CH 28 (2013)
Critical infrastructure, powers with respect to facilities: HB 1239, SHB 1239, SB 5185
Funds, disbursement by districts, expanding options for: HB 2170, SB 5987
Job order contracting, use by certain districts, authorization: HB 1240, SB 5309
Materials and work, competitive bidding process, raising dollar threshold for use of: HB 2682, SB 6326
Mosquito control, inhibiting mosquito breeding in storm water retention ponds through certain measures: * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Mosquitos, controlling using integrated pest management: SB 5324, * ESSB 5324, CH 209 (2013)
Sewer and water mains and manholes, GIS data for, exemption from public inspection and copying: HB 2403
WATERSHEDS  (See WATER RIGHTS)
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WILDLIFE  WILDLIFE RSS Feed
               
Bears, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Bighorn sheep, damage to commercial crops by, payment of claims for compensation by department of fish and wildlife: SB 5760, SSB 5760
Carnivores, large wild, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: HB 1219, HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Cougar control, pursuit or hunting with aid of dogs, pilot program: SB 6287, SSB 6287
Cougars, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Damage to livestock by wildlife, additional personalized license plate registration fee to be used for payment of claims for compensation: * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Damage to livestock by wildlife, expenditures from wildlife conflict account for: HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Damage to livestock by wildlife, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1219, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013)
Deer and elk, damage to commercial crops caused by, expenditures from wildlife conflict account for: HB 2517, SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Endangered species, gray wolf, permitting livestock owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Endangered species, permitting livestock owner to kill any predator without a permit, conditions: HB 1191, SB 5187
Environmental law violations, involving fish and wildlife enforcement code, attorney general authority and power: HB 1655
Habitat lands, acquisition by state: SB 5054, SSB 5054, SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Invasive species, integrated management approach and enforcement: HB 2458, SHB 2458, 2SHB 2458, SB 6040, * ESSB 6040, CH 202 (2014)
Migratory bird annual stamp, design of stamp and related matters: SB 6193
Migratory bird permits, sales to hunters, use of revenues: SB 6193
Osprey (sea hawk), designating as official state raptor: HB 2802
Predators, attacking livestock, permitting owner to kill any predator without a permit, conditions: HB 1191, SB 5187
Predators, gray wolf attacking livestock, permitting owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Property improvements benefitting habitat, property tax exemption: HB 1570, * SB 5593, CH 236 (2013)
Sea hawk (osprey), designating as official state raptor: HB 2802
State lands, department of fish and wildlife-owned, leasing for grazing when near a wolf pack, conditions: SB 5300
Taima the hawk, Seattle Seahawks' mascot, recognizing: * HR 4685 (2014)
Wolves, gray wolf translocation to western Washington, instituting program: HB 1258
Wolves, gray wolf, listing as big game species: SB 5193
Wolves, gray wolf, permitting livestock owner to kill gray wolf without a permit, conditions: SSB 5187
Wolves, gray wolf, restricting classification as threatened or endangered, conditions: HB 1337
Wolves, imminent threat to commercial livestock, county authority to declare threat and authorize removal: SB 5188
Wolves, livestock damage caused by, payment of claims for compensation: HB 1219, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5079, SB 5193, SSB 5193, * E2SSB 5193, CH 329 (2013), SB 5300
Wolves, livestock injury or loss due to certain wildlife: SHB 2517, 2SHB 2517
Wolves, management of, use of Washington's wolves license plate fees: HB 1219, HB 1500, HB 1501, SHB 1501, SB 5193, SSB 5193, SB 5299
Wolves, nonlethal management cooperative agreements with livestock owners, department of fish and wildlife to enter into: SB 5300
WINE  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
WOLVES  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; WILDLIFE)
WOMEN  WOMEN RSS Feed
               
Abortion, health coverage for voluntary termination of pregnancy, plan requirements and right of objection: EHB 1044, HB 2148, SB 5009, SB 5576, SB 5798, SB 6359
Abortion, parental notification, requirements: HB 1257, SB 5156, SSB 5156
Breast cancer awareness, special license plates for, creating: * HB 2700, CH 77 (2014)
Breast cancer screenings, recognizing Kicks for a Cure for raising money for: * SR 8691 (2014)
Breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation, creating: HB 2329, SB 6298, SSB 6298
Buckingham, Bonnie "Guitar," honoring: * HR 4688 (2014), * SR 8708 (2014)
Female genital mutilation, class B felony: HB 2190
Fetal alcohol exposure, requiring posting of warning signs on premises serving alcohol: HB 2737
Fetal alcohol exposure, work group to address: HB 2737
Gender-based terms in RCW, technical corrections: SB 5077, * SSB 5077, CH 23 (2013) PV
Gonzaga University women's basketball team, honoring: * HR 4703 (2014)
Initiative 200, study of impact on minorities in contracting and higher education to include women: SB 6556
Kicks for a Cure, recognizing for raising money for breast cancer screenings: * SR 8691 (2014)
Leadership, Washington women in, recognizing: * SR 8707 (2014), * SR 8712 (2014)
Legislators, honoring the legacy of women legislators: * SR 8616 (2013)
Midwifery, duties and licensing requirements, modifying: HB 1773, ESHB 1773, * 2SHB 1773, CH 187 (2014), SB 5626
Miss Auburn scholarship program, recognizing: * SR 8693 (2014)
Pregnant women, making childhood immunization resources available to: SB 6297, ESSB 6297
Pregnant women, making prenatal nutrition resources available to: * SB 6299, CH 38 (2014)
Rape, pregnant survivor of, assistance of court to avoid parenting interactions with rapist: HB 2559, SB 6364
Red hat day, celebrating: * SR 8659 (2013)
Rowe, Allyson, Miss Washington, recognizing for her accomplishments: * HR 4673 (2014)
Seattle Raging Grannies, honoring: * SR 8629 (2013)
Sports, Cleveland High School women's basketball team, congratulating: * HR 4632 (2013)
Sports, Colton High School Wildcats girls basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4633 (2013)
Sports, Mark Morris High School, girls bowling and basketball teams, honoring: * SR 8640 (2013)
Sports, Washington girls and women in, honoring: * SR 8615 (2013), * SR 8694 (2014)
Thatcher, Margaret, honoring the life of: * SR 8657 (2013)
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship program, recruiting women and persons of color: HB 1922
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship program, recruiting women, veterans, and persons of color: ESHB 1922
WORKERS' COMPENSATION  WORKERS' COMPENSATION RSS Feed
               
Appeals by employer, of order assessing taxes, suspending payment requirements: HB 2360
Appeals, claim-related, setting attorney's fees and fixing costs for reimbursement: HB 1354
Benefits, calculation of, adding certainty and simplifying: HB 1464, SB 5124, SSB 5124
Benefits, limiting for liquor- or drug-caused injuries or diseases: HB 2295
Claim files and compensation provisions, modifying: HB 1357
Claims for compensation, benefits, adding electronic means of payment: * HB 1468, CH 125 (2013), SB 5361
Claims for compensation, defining terms: HB 1355
Disability, long-term for injured workers, reducing disability and workers' compensation system costs: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Disability, permanent and total, limiting compensation to disabled worker's working years: SB 6526
Employer compliance, audits for, restricting authority of department of labor and industries to conduct: HB 2731
Farm internship pilot project, establishment and relationship to workers' compensation: SB 5123, * SSB 5123, CH 131 (2014)
For hire vehicle operators, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
For hire vehicle owners and lessees, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
High risk classifications, forest products industry, creating workers' compensation state fund high risk premium subsidy program: SB 5744
Horse racing employees, grooms, industrial insurance premium assessment for, payment: * HB 1469, CH 80 (2013), SB 5363
Industrial insurance coverage, introducing private competition: SB 5675
Industrial insurance, joint legislative task force on private competition in industrial insurance, establishing: SB 5675
Legal actions, defining "recovery" for purposes of actions under industrial insurance statutes: HB 1465, SB 5126
Legal actions, reimbursement from third-party recovery: HB 1465, SB 5126
Limousine businesses, including chauffeurs, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Limousine chauffeurs owning or leasing vehicle, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
Logging operations, creating workers' compensation state fund high risk premium subsidy program: SB 5744
Logging operations, logger safety initiative, department of labor and industries to report concerning: * ESSB 5744, CH 339 (2013)
Medical exams and consultations, independent, scheduling authority for retrospective rating plan employers and groups: HB 1316, SB 5112
Misclassification of employees, penalties under employee fair classification act: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Musculoskeletal injury or occupation disease, narrowing eligibility for benefits in cases of: SB 6223
News business, independent contractors in, employment status for worker's compensation purposes: HB 1659, * SB 5476, CH 141 (2013)
Occupational disease claims, clarification: SB 5125
Occupational disease claims, rate of compensation provisions: HB 1884, SHB 1884
Occupational disease claims, study of: HB 1463, SB 5128
Occupational disease, firefighters, mandatory exposure reporting requirement for: HB 2576
Premiums for industrial insurance, contractor liability, modifying provisions: HB 1616, SB 5789
Recovery of benefits paid on behalf of worker or beneficiary, legal actions: HB 1465, SB 5126
Return to work provisions, study of: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Self-insurance plans, authorizing group plans: SB 6179, SSB 6179
Self-insurers, claims files and compensation provisions: HB 1357
Self-insurers, defining terms: HB 1355
Settlement agreements, structured, age limit and worker's best interest provisions: HB 1097, SB 5127, 2ESSB 5127
Settlement agreements, structured, personal information from process, restricting public inspection and copying: * SB 6522, CH 142 (2014)
Settlement agreements, structured, workers' recovery act: 2ESSB 5127
Settlement agreements, voluntary, authorization and study of: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Studies, independent, department of labor and industries to contract for multiple studies: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Taxicab businesses, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 1718, SB 5814
Taxicab operators owning or leasing vehicle, industrial insurance coverage provisions: HB 2152, SHB 2152
Transitional or light duty work, providing in certain cases: HB 1463, SB 5128, ESSB 5128
Transportation, not-for-profit nonemergency medicaid brokers, removing liability for subcontractor premiums: HB 2318, * SHB 2318, CH 193 (2014), SB 6149, SSB 6149
Vocational rehabilitation, plans, educational options to include obtaining baccalaureate degree: * EHB 1887, CH 326 (2013)
Vocational rehabilitation, scheduling authority for retrospective rating plan employers and groups: HB 1316, SB 5112
Vocational rehabilitation, subcommittee recommendations concerning pilot program and other provisions: EHB 1470, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 331 (2013)
WORKFIRST PROGRAM  (See PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD  WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also VOCATIONAL EDUCATION)
ASSET program, alliance for student success in education and training, establishment, with administration by board: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Business and occupation tax credit, for employers participating in Washington apprenticeship program, board reporting role: SB 6182, SSB 6182
Business license center, participation by board: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Computer science education, board to convene computer science professional shortage task force: HB 1472
High skills high wages plan, urging legislative approval of: * SCR 8409 (2014)
Indicators of educational system health, statewide, establishment as basis for performance goals and measurements, board role: * ESSB 5491, CH 282 (2013)
Online higher education transfer and student advising system, board role in establishing: HB 1320, SHB 1320, SB 5544, SSB 5544
STEM fields, work-integrated learning opportunities in, increasing connections and access to, board role: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Work-integrated learning opportunities, increasing connections and access to, including STEM fields, board role: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Workforce training, state comprehensive plan for, seeking approval of "high skills, high wages" plan: HCR 4403
WRESTLING  (See SPORTS)