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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
               (See also COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES; COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; PUBLIC WORKS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION)
Correctional industries work programs, offender workers' wage deductions: * EHB 1248, CH 81 (2017)
Health care facilities, meal and rest breaks and overtime, certain employees: HB 1715
Hours and scheduling, local regulation of, unionized and nonunionized employees: HB 1143
Independent contractor, defining, for minimum wage act purposes: HB 1300, SHB 1300, HB 2812, SB 5527
Labor hours, apprentice utilization percentage, certain public works contracts: SB 5576
Liens, wage liens for wage claims on property, comprehensive provisions: HB 1486, SHB 1486, 2SHB 1486
Long-term care providers, hours paid by DSHS for, extending current limit: * SB 5976, CH 24 (2017)
Overtime, by correctional officers, limiting: HB 2817
Overtime, excluding marijuana production and products from exemption: SHB 1692
Overtime, mandatory, by correctional officers in jails, collecting data regarding: SHB 2817
Railroad employees, yardmaster working hours: HB 1670, SB 5845
Retaliation and discrimination against employees, protections: HB 1301, EHB 1506, SHB 1506, * 2SHB 1506, CH 116 (2018), SSB 5140, SB 5528
Wage laws, compliance with, as public works responsible bidder criterion: HB 1936, SB 5301, * SSB 5301, CH 258 (2017)
Wage or salary history, prospective employee's, restricting employer inquiries: HB 1533, SB 5555
Wage theft by employer, damages in civil action for: SB 5249
Wage violations, unlawful withholding of rebating, damages: HB 1302
Wages, agricultural fair employees, overtime compensation exemption, revising: HB 2571, SB 6429
Wages, agricultural labor, break time/rest period remedial compensation, when: ESB 5720
Wages, back pay, for labor lockout, unemployment compensation repayment: HB 1942, SB 5773
Wages, employees in youth internship pilot program: HB 2275
Wages, equal pay act, revising for gender pay equity: SSB 5140
Wages, equal pay for men and women: HB 1447, EHB 1506, SHB 1506, * 2SHB 1506, CH 116 (2018), SB 5344
Wages, equal pay for men and women, legislative intent: SB 5836
Wages, equal pay opportunity act: SB 5140
Wages, in-home care services, individual providers, overtime compensation: HB 1836
Wages, minimum wage act, amending: HB 1301, SB 5528
Wages, minimum wage, establishing for urban, nonurban, and standard areas: HB 2065
Wages, minimum wage, for adults employed by nonprofit employer: SB 5532
Wages, minimum wage, for adults in counties under certain population threshold: SB 5530
Wages, minimum wage, I-1433 increase, reducing: HB 1724, SB 5541
Wages, minimum wage, reduced rate for youth workers: HB 1724, SB 5541
Wages, municipal corporation employer indebted to deceased employee: * SB 6197, CH 57 (2018)
Wages, nonprofit insurance carrier employee compensation/benefit levels: HB 2500, SB 6392
Wages, payment of and deductions from, "independent contractor" for purposes of: HB 1300, SHB 1300, HB 2812, SB 5527
Wages, payment of, state occupation and preemption of field of: HB 2065
Wages, production-based safe harbor compensation for agricultural labor: HB 2049
Wages, state patrol trooper and sergeant salaries, competitive: HB 2692, * SHB 2692, CH 140 (2018), SB 6149, SSB 6149
Wages, training wage for new grocery store and restaurant employees, when: HB 2830
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE  WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; CODE REVISER)
Authentication and preservation, as legal material in official electronic records: * SB 5039, CH 106 (2017)
Rule making, APA adoption, WAC codification, legislative ratification or excellence assessment: SSB 5616
Rule making, requiring APA adoption, WAC codification, and legislative ratification: HB 1658, SB 5616
Rule making, via APA adoption, WAC codification, and legislative ratification, when: HB 1455, SB 5617
Rules, policies, and laws, state, municipality self-designated sanctuary from: HB 2178
Thiessen, Kyle, Washington state code reviser, commending: * SR 8727 (2018)
WASHINGTON COLLEGE SAVINGS PLAN  (See ADVANCED COLLEGE TUITION PAYMENT (GET) PROGRAM)
WASHINGTON GENERALS, ASSOCIATION OF  (See LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR; STATE GOVERNMENT)
WASHINGTON INFORMATION NETWORK 211  WASHINGTON INFORMATION NETWORK 211 RSS Feed
               (See also 211 INFORMATION SYSTEM)
DSHS, contracting with WIN 211 for 211 operational support, WTAP funds for: HB 2039
WASHINGTON STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY  (See HISTORICAL SOCIETIES)
WASHINGTON STATE PATROL RETIREMENT SYSTEM (WSPRS)  (See RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
WASHINGTON STATE REGISTER  (See ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; CODE REVISER; WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WASTEWATER  (See WATER POLLUTION)
WATER  WATER RSS Feed
               (See also WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS; WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS)
Bottled water, sales and use tax exemptions, eliminating, exceptions: HB 1549, * EHB 2163, CH 28 (2017), HB 2186, SHB 2186, SB 5112, SB 5929
Clean water and healthy forests panel, on pollution fee, creating: SB 6629
Droughts, water and landscaping, homeowner and condominium association rules: HB 1172, SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Educational facilities, lead in drinking water systems/outlets, preventing: HB 1842, HB 1925
Greywater, reuse in buildings, when: HB 1213, SHB 1213
Infrastructure projects, funding from new water infrastructure account: SB 5930
Infrastructure, water infrastructure program competitive grant process, establishing: SB 6588
Irrigation districts, administrative provisions, various: * SB 5331, CH 321 (2017)
Irrigation districts, as municipal suppliers, identifying rights for municipal uses: HB 1084, SB 5005
Irrigation districts, authority of, various provisions: * HB 1578 (2017) V, * SB 5261, CH 63 (2017)
Irrigation districts, construction contract bidding, revising process: SB 6271, SSB 6271
Irrigation districts, director and secretary oaths, removing bond requirements: SB 6271, SSB 6271
Irrigation districts, election process, modifying: HB 2675
Irrigation districts, information disclosure on billing statements from: SB 6587
Irrigation, as beneficial use, priority over base or minimum flows: HB 1348
Municipal water suppliers, charging fee for high consumption, when: HB 2772
Potable water, adequate supply evidence with building permit application: HB 1918, HB 2226, HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2740, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Potable water, as beneficial use, priority over base or minimum flows: HB 1348
Potable water, ensuring public supply of, certain rules as guide: HB 1885, HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2740, SB 5239, SSB 5239, 2E2SSB 5239, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Potable water, for development in WRIAs 3 and 4, resolving shortage of: HB 2937
Potable water, Hirst decision on private wells for residential developments: HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2772, 2E2SSB 5239
Public water systems, fluoridation, concentration limit for: HB 1244
Public water systems, lead-containing drinking water service lines, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Reclaimed water, integrating use with group A system planning and groundwater protection: HB 2743, SHB 2743, SB 6390
Reclaimed water, reuse of greywater in buildings, when: HB 1213, SHB 1213
School facilities, lead in drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Water-sewer districts, water storage asset management services, procurement: HB 1187, * SB 5119, CH 314 (2017)
Watershed and fisheries restoration and enhancement bonds, issuance: * E2SHB 1080, CH 3 (2018), SSB 6089
Watershed restoration and enhancement bonds, issuance: HB 2740, SB 6089, SB 6091
Watershed restoration and enhancement committees and plans, establishing: HB 2740, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Watershed restoration and enhancement program, establishing: HB 2740, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Wells, certain, additional fee when constructed: 2E2SSB 5239
Wells, permit-exempt well withdrawal mitigation committee, creating: SB 5024
Wells, permit-exempt, groundwater withdrawals, county mitigation programs: HB 1918
Wells, permit-exempt, report as potable water supply evidence: HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2766, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018), SB 6316
Wells, permit-exempt, supporting affordable housing via rural development: HB 1748
Wells, permit-exempt, watershed-based domestic exempt well mitigation: HB 1885
Wells, permit-exempt, withdrawal impact on flows, deeming fully mitigated, when: HB 1349
WATER POLLUTION  WATER POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; HAZARDOUS WASTE; OIL AND GAS; POLLUTION LIABILITY INSURANCE AGENCY)
Car wash facilities, sales and use tax exemptions to encourage: HB 1856
Clean water climate program account, creating: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Drinking water, lead in school systems/outlets, action plans, testing, and response: HB 1842, HB 1925
Facilities, pollution control, loans to publicly owned industrial wastewater treatment facilities: HB 2838, * SB 6367, CH 152 (2018)
Facilities, pollution control, water-sewer district acquisition, lease, or sale of: HB 1187, * SB 5119, CH 314 (2017)
Infrastructure projects, funding from new water infrastructure account: SB 5930
Lead, drinking water service lines containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Mineral prospecting, motorized, pollutant discharge elimination general permit: HB 1106
Mining, small scale motorized, pollutant discharge elimination general permit for: SB 6412
Paints/coatings for boats, copper-containing antifouling, replacing: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
Pavement sealant, asphalt, in coal tar pollution statutes: SB 5814
Pollutant discharge elimination permits, treating nonagency individuals equitably: HB 2140, HB 2141
Sewage systems, on-site, county reliance on self-inspection for protecting water: HB 1503, * ESHB 1503, CH 105 (2017)
Sewer systems, storm and sanitary, extending to rural areas under GMA, when: SB 6516, SSB 6516
Standards, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent: SB 6083
Stormwater pollution, reducing, water infrastructure program intended role: SB 6588
Stormwater projects, and hazardous substance tax revenues, report concerning: SHB 2182, SB 6463
Tribal water protection fund, depositing certain oil spill response tax receipts into: HB 1868
Wastewater, from food/forest product processing, capacity to treat, when: HB 2133, SHB 2133
Wastewater, publicly owned industrial treatment facilities, pollution control loans to: HB 2838, * SB 6367, CH 152 (2018)
Wastewater, treatment plant operator certification account, creating: HB 1267, * SB 5162, CH 35 (2017)
Wastewater, treatment plant operator certification, fees: HB 2298, * SHB 2298, CH 213 (2018), SB 6325, SSB 6325
Water pollution control revolving fund, use of funds: HB 2838, * SB 6367, CH 152 (2018)
WATER QUALITY  (See ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT; SEWAGE AND SEWERS; WATER; WATER POLLUTION; WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS)
WATER RECREATION FACILITIES  (See BUSINESSES)
WATER RIGHTS  WATER RIGHTS RSS Feed
               (See also WATER)
Actions to protect rights, senior and junior rights and wells: HB 2226
Banking, rights transfer to trust water program, county mitigation programs: HB 1918, SB 5024
Banks, county-owned, rights permanently available for mitigation: SB 5002
Columbia river basin water supply, voluntary regional agreements, extending: * SB 6125, CH 72 (2018)
Columbia river water right permits, application processing, legislative intent: HB 1394, SB 5269
Flows, base or minimum, priority of beneficial uses: HB 1348
Flows, instream or base, cumulative de minimis impacts on, deeming fully mitigated: HB 1349
Flows, instream or base, permit-exempt withdrawal nonimpairment presumption: HB 1382, SB 5239
Flows, instream, Columbia river water right permits, application processing: HB 1394, SB 5269
Flows, instream, permit-exempt withdrawals mitigation program, creating: HB 2226
Flows, instream, requirements for monitoring, assessing, and reporting: HB 2766, SB 6316
Flows, instream, seasonal right transfer to trust, nonimpairment presumption, when: SB 5794
Flows, instream, voluntary regional agreements, extending expiration: * SB 6125, CH 72 (2018)
Flows, minimum instream, approving water uses that impair, when: SB 5003
Flows, minimum instream, mitigating impacts to fish or aquatic resources, when: HB 1885
Flows, minimum instream, watershed-based domestic exempt well mitigation: HB 1885
Ground and surface water, joint legislative task force on water supply, establishing: HB 2248
Groundwater withdrawals, fees for, waiving for low-income housing: HB 2575
Groundwater withdrawals, Hirst decision on private wells for residential developments: HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2772, 2E2SSB 5239
Groundwater withdrawals, joint legislative task force on water supply, establishing: HB 2239, HB 2740
Groundwater withdrawals, joint task force on water resource mitigation, establishing: SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Groundwater withdrawals, mitigation certificates: HB 2766, SB 6316
Groundwater withdrawals, new, pilot project to measure use: HB 2740, SB 6091
Groundwater withdrawals, new, pilot projects to measure use: * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018)
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, certain rules as guide: HB 1885, HB 2239, HB 2248, HB 2740, HB 2766, 2E2SSB 5239, SB 6091, * ESSB 6091, CH 1 (2018), SB 6316
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, county mitigation programs: HB 1918, SB 5024
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, mitigation program, creating: HB 2226
Groundwater withdrawals, permit-exempt, water recharging as factor: HB 1459, SHB 1459, SB 5789, SSB 5789
Irrigation or agricultural uses, not subject to relinquishment, when: SB 5010
Municipal water suppliers, charging fee for high consumption, when: HB 2772
Municipal water supply, identifying irrigation suppliers' rights for municipal uses: HB 1084, SB 5005
Permits, mitigation of impacts to fish or aquatic habitat, when: 2E2SSB 5239
Permits, mitigation of impacts to fish or aquatic resources, when: HB 1885, SSB 5239
Permits, reclaimed water use, groundwater protections: HB 2743, SHB 2743, SB 6390
Priorities, beneficial use for irrigation, etc., priority over base or minimum flows: HB 1348
Relinquishment, abandonment or nonuse lack of proof, beneficial use presumption: HB 1460
Relinquishment, trust water rights acquired through, beneficial uses of: HB 1460
Rulings, concerning water, real property impacted by, revaluation of: HB 2195
Skagit river basin, WRIAs 3 and 4, water use consistency with 1996 agreement: HB 2937
Transfer, annual consumptive water use data in support of, requirements: HB 1460
Use, annual consumptive water use data, disclosure exemption: HB 1460
Violations of water code, penalties for, when landowner's lessee at fault: HB 2916, SB 6279
WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS  WATER-SEWER DISTRICTS RSS Feed
               
Billing statements from districts, information disclosure on: SB 6587, ESSB 6587
Commissioners, insurance coverage for: HB 2318, SB 6044
Pollution control facilities, district acquisition, lease, or sale of: HB 1187, * SB 5119, CH 314 (2017)
Real property, sale requirements and procedures, modifying: HB 1187
Warrants for payment of obligations, board issuance of own: HB 1187, * SB 5119, CH 314 (2017)
Water storage asset management services, district authority to contract for: HB 1187, * SB 5119, CH 314 (2017)
WATERS OF THE STATE  (See MARINE WATERS, STATE; OCEAN WATERS AND RESOURCES; PUBLIC LANDS; RIVERS AND STREAMS; WATER RIGHTS)
WEAPONS  WEAPONS RSS Feed
               (See also FIREARMS)
Knives, fixed blade, maximum length for concealed carry: HB 2600
WEEDS  WEEDS RSS Feed
               
Noxious, on state lands, lien for unpaid county board control action costs: SB 5754
WEIGHMASTERS  (See AGRICULTURE; PROFESSIONS)
WEIGHTS AND MEASURES  (See AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT)
WELLS  (See WATER)
WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
WHALES  (See WILDLIFE)
WILDFIRES  (See FIRE PROTECTION; NATURAL DISASTERS)
WILDLIFE  WILDLIFE RSS Feed
               (See also HUNTING)
Beavers, release of wild, modifying release area west of Cascade crest: HB 1257, * SHB 1257, CH 82 (2017)
Conservation areas, fish and wildlife habitat, using best available science for: SB 6328
Damage due to wildlife, claim process, review of: HB 1726, SB 5078
Damage due to wildlife, compensation, public access requirement for, prohibiting: HB 1192
Damage due to wildlife, wolf conflicts, addressing with translocation: HB 2771, ESHB 2771
Data, sensitive, concerning wildlife, confidentiality agreements: * HB 2307, CH 214 (2018)
Deer, agricultural crops damage by, compensation for: HB 1399, SHB 1399
Elk, agricultural crops damage by, compensation for: HB 1399, SHB 1399
Elk, Colockum herd, active management pilot project: HB 1353, * SHB 1353, CH 244 (2017)
Elk, hoof disease, strategies for controlling: HB 1848, SB 5474, SSB 5474, * 2SSB 5474, CH 159 (2017)
Elk-vehicle collision on highway, reimbursement of emergency response agency: HB 1726, SB 5078
Fish and wildlife advisory commission, advisory role of: SB 5718
Marbled murrelet, advisory committee, appointing: HB 2285, * ESHB 2285, CH 255 (2018), SB 6020
Marbled murrelet, habitat conservation program damage response task force: HB 2300
Marbled murrelet, habitat conservation reporting and committee: * ESHB 2285, CH 255 (2018)
Marbled murrelet, habitat protection support and mitigation: HB 2285, SB 6020
New location, placing wildlife in, notice and hearing: HB 2276, * SHB 2276, CH 212 (2018), SB 6315
Oil spills, response and management, wildlife rehabilitation and recovery as part of: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Orcas, recovery strategies, improving coordination of, convening meeting for: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, southern resident orca whales, lawful speed when near: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, southern resident population, human-generated marine noise, addressing: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, southern resident population, recovery of: HB 2417
Orcas, southern resident, required distance for vessels and aircraft from: ESSB 5886, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, southern resident, whale viewing activity, patrols by DFW during: ESSB 5886, SB 6268, SSB 6268, E2SSB 6268
Orcas, unlawful orca captivity, misdemeanor: SB 6099, SSB 6099
Orcas, unmanned aerial systems approaching: EHB 1031
State wildlife account, moneys in, deposit and use: HB 1597, * ESHB 1597, CH 8 (2017), HB 1647
Whales, orca, unmanned aerial systems approaching: EHB 1031
Whales, orcas, southern resident population, recovery of: HB 2417
Wildland urban interface code, international, adoption: SB 6109, * ESSB 6109, CH 189 (2018)
Wildlife, department of, separating department of fisheries from: HB 2859
Wolf-dog hybrids, dangerous feral, removal: HB 2247, SB 6383
Wolves, addressing conflicts using translocation: HB 2771, ESHB 2771
Wolves, gray, partial removal from endangered, threatened, or sensitive lists, when: HB 1872
Wolves, predation by, certain prevention information, disclosure exemption: HB 1465, * ESHB 1465, CH 246 (2017)
Wolves, predation by, NE Washington management grant, creating: HB 2125, HB 2126, * ESHB 2126, CH 257 (2017)
WINE AND WINERIES  (See ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES)
WINE COMMISSION  (See AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT)
WOLVES  (See FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; WILDLIFE)
WOMEN  WOMEN RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DISCRIMINATION)
19th amendment to U.S. constitution, centennial of, preparing to commemorate: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Abortion, health plan coverage for: SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Birth control, contraceptive drugs, health plan coverage for twelve-month supply: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Birth control, hormonal contraceptives, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Birth control/reproductive health care coverage, employee reproductive choice act: SB 5760
Birth control/reproductive health care coverage, requirements: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Black, Adeline "Hattie," eldest member of Swinomish Indian tribal community, honoring: * SR 8690 (2018)
Breast density, mammographic, communication to patients: SB 5084, * ESSB 5084, CH 122 (2018)
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage for cancer patients: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Bryant, El Wanda, senate page program supervisor, recognizing: * SR 8662 (2017)
Bull, Gina Grant, house page program supervisor and legislative assistant, honoring: * HR 4616 (2017), * SR 8623 (2017)
Businesses, women-owned, state contracting disparities involving, addressing: HB 2950
Businesses, women-owned, U of W medical facility alternative contracting: HB 1861, * SB 5631, CH 124 (2017)
Camas High School girls' soccer team, honoring: * HR 4608 (2017)
Camas High School Papermakers girls' gymnastics team, congratulating: * HR 4683 (2018)
Clibborn, Judy, state representative, honoring: * HR 4691 (2018), * SR 8732 (2018)
Clinical trials for drugs and medical devices, diversity program for: HB 2304, SB 6506
Contraception, employer health plan coverage for: HB 2908, SB 6102, SSB 6102
Contraception, health plan coverage for: HB 2409, SB 5760, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Contraception, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
Contraceptive drugs, health plan reimbursement for twelve-month-supply refills: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Contraceptives, hormonal self-administered, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Cook, Amy, dentist, and "take 5 program," honoring and recognizing: * SR 8639 (2017)
Cooke, Suzette, Kent mayor and former state representative, recognizing: * SR 8719 (2018)
Crime victim's gender, defenses based on, limiting: HB 2930
Depression, maternal depression diagnosis/treatment, program for: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Depression, maternal depression screening, through medicaid: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017)
Depression, partnership access line for moms and kids program: SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Dressel, Melanie J., Columbia bank CEO, honoring the life and career of: * SR 8635 (2017)
Dressel, Melanie, Columbia bank CEO, honoring the life and accomplishments of: * HR 4624 (2017)
Employment, equal opportunities for men and women: EHB 1506, SHB 1506, * 2SHB 1506, CH 116 (2018), SSB 5140
Females, dually involved in child welfare and juvenile justice systems, studying: SB 5831, SSB 5831
Feminine hygiene products, free in community and technical college restrooms: HB 2863
Feminine hygiene products, free in public and charter school restrooms: SB 5802
Feminine hygiene products, free in public school restrooms: HB 2911
Feminine hygiene products, purchases by assistance recipients, tax exemptions: HB 1880
Feminine hygiene products, sales and use tax exemptions for: HB 1265, HB 1880, SB 5093, SB 5150
Feminine hygiene products, sales and use tax on, using revenues to help women: SB 5092
First ladies, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017)
Fortier, Judie, supporter of human and women's rights, honoring: * SR 8689 (2018)
Fraser, Karen, former representative and senator, honoring: * SR 8682 (2018)
Girl scouts of western Washington, recognizing: * SR 8685 (2018)
History consortium, women's, role in commemorating national women's suffrage: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Housing assistance, after release from women's corrections center: SB 5077, * SSB 5077, CH 214 (2017)
Indigenous women, missing and murdered, awareness of information deficit and limited resources: * SR 8720 (2018)
International women's day, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Jackson, Helen, honoring and remembering: * SR 8729 (2018)
Kagi, Ruth, state representative, honoring: * HR 4692 (2018)
Kentridge High School Chargers girls' basketball team, honoring: * HR 4629 (2017)
Kollipara, Veenadhari, 2018 Prudential spirit of community award recipient, honoring: * SR 8723 (2018)
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: * SB 5912, CH 115 (2018)
Manning, Mandy, Washington state teacher of the year, honoring: * HR 4657 (2018)
Menstrual hygiene products, free in community and technical college restrooms: SHB 2863
Minors, pregnant or parenting, various programs/services for, coordinating: HB 2670, SHB 2670, 2SHB 2670
Miss Auburn scholarship program, recognizing: * SR 8718 (2018)
Mother-newborn contact, newborn delivery services, medicaid requirements: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Mothers, vulnerable, WestSide Baby and its contributions to, recognizing: * SR 8647 (2017)
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Native American women, missing, reporting and identifying of, studying resources for: HB 2951, * SHB 2951, CH 101 (2018)
Parlette, Linda Evans, former state representative and senator, honoring: * SR 8708 (2018)
Pierce, Donna, founder of WestSide Baby, honoring: * SR 8647 (2017)
Pike, Liz, state representative, honoring: * HR 4690 (2018)
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula or midwifery services for incarcerated women: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula services for incarcerated women: HB 1704, HB 2016
Pregnancy disability and parental leave, state shared leave program to include: HB 1434, * ESHB 1434, CH 39 (2018), SB 5295, SSB 5295
Pregnancy, genetic and gestational surrogacy agreements: SB 6037, * ESSB 6037, CH 6 (2018)
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing: HB 1474, ESHB 1796, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnancy, medicaid oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Pregnancy, medicaid services eligibility family income maximum: HB 2660, SB 6304
Pregnancy, opioid use and opioid use disorder therapy, effects on baby: ESHB 2489
Pregnancy, opioid use and replacement therapy, effects on baby: HB 2489, SB 6150
Pregnancy, opioid use and treatment therapy, effects on baby: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pregnancy, pregnant minors, various programs/services for, coordinating: HB 2670, SHB 2670, 2SHB 2670
Pregnancy, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
Pregnancy, state parental leave sharing program creating: SB 5479
Pregnancy, state shared leave to include maternity/paternity leave: SB 5479
Pregnancy, termination of, health plan coverage for: HB 2409
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for childbirth and, when: HB 1448, SB 5299, SB 5531
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for, when: HB 1796, ESHB 1796
Pregnant women assistance program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
Rape, pregnant survivor, court aid to avoid parenting interactions with rapist: HB 1543, SB 5321
Rohrkemper, Amanda, attorney, code reviser's office, honoring and remembering: * SR 8624 (2017)
Saxena, Eshika, 2018 Prudential spirit of community award recipient, honoring: * SR 8723 (2018)
Schweitzer, Beatriz, honoring: * SR 8705 (2018)
Sexual assault, employment discrimination protections and safety accommodations: * HB 2661, CH 47 (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 harassment, workplace safety model policies, stakeholder work group, convening: * SB 6471, CH 121 (2018)
Sexual violence, at colleges, survivor-advocate records, confidentiality: SB 5764, * SSB 5764, CH 72 (2017)
Sexual violence, at colleges, task force on preventing, recommendations of: SB 5764, * SSB 5764, CH 72 (2017)
Sexual violence, campus, survivor-campus-affiliated advocate records, confidentiality: HB 2637
Sheill, Zoe, volunteer for the homeless, honoring: * SR 8653 (2017)
Skillingstad, Tami, 2018 state assistant principal of the year, recognizing: * HR 4677 (2018)
Slavery and human trafficking prevention month, national, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Sobel, Joyce, honoring and remembering: * SR 8703 (2018)
Sommers, Helen, former representative, naming "1063 Building" after: * EHCR 4400 (2018), SCR 8403, SSCR 8403
Southwick, Kathleen, Crisis Clinic executive director, honoring: * SR 8636 (2017)
Sports, national girls and women in sports day, observing: * SR 8700 (2018)
Sports, Washington girls and women in, honoring: * SR 8700 (2018)
Stambaugh, Melanie, state representative, honoring: * HR 4688 (2018)
State-employed women, interagency committee of, staffing support for: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018)
Title IX rights and protections, ensuring in K-12 and higher education institutions: HB 2866
U of W, medical facility alternative contracting, women-owned businesses: HB 1652
University of Washington women’s rowing program, congratulating: * SR 8698 (2018)
Voting, national women's suffrage, commemoration of centennial of, preparing for: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Wages, equal pay act, revising for gender pay equity: SSB 5140
Wages, equal pay for men and women: HB 1447, EHB 1506, SHB 1506, * 2SHB 1506, CH 116 (2018), SB 5344
Wages, equal pay for men and women, legislative intent: SB 5836
Wages, equal pay opportunity act: SB 5140
Walser, Donnetta, former Monroe mayor, honoring and remembering: * SR 8640 (2017)
Western Washington University women's soccer team, honoring: * SR 8657 (2017)
Wibbels, Sandra G., committee assistant, senate committee services, honoring the life of: * SR 8625 (2017)
Women helping women grant program and account, creating: SB 5092
Women's commission, Washington state, establishing in governor's office: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 6583
Women's commission, Washington state, role in commemorating women's suffrage: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018)
WOMEN'S HISTORY CONSORTIUM  (See HISTORICAL SOCIETIES)
WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS  WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS RSS Feed
               (See also APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS; WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD)
Aerospace tax preferences, requiring job retention for, requirements: HB 2145, HB 2146
Bilingual teachers and counselors, need for, bilingual educator initiative to meet: SB 5712, SSB 5712
Child care workforce conditional scholarship and loan repayment program, creating: HB 2396, SHB 2396, E2SHB 2396
Child care, impact of accessibility, child care collaborative task force, convening: HB 2367, * SHB 2367, CH 91 (2018)
Clean energy economy, transition to, assisting affected workers: SB 6629
Comprehensive plan, state, for workforce training and education, adoption: HB 2463, SHB 2463
Customized employment training program, repealing expiration of: HB 1130, * SHB 1130, CH 21 (2017), SB 5381, SSB 5381
Cybersecurity and information technology, state agency needs, attracting students: HB 1697
Educational expenses of employees, employer contributions, tax credits for, when: HB 2730, SHB 2730
Future of work, task force on, establishing: SB 6544, * SSB 6544, CH 294 (2018)
Manufacturing and production occupations, investing deferred sales tax in training for: SB 6481
Masonry trades, workforce needs, addressing through cross-training: HB 2130
Opportunities, educational/employment, association of Washington generals role: HB 1984, SHB 1984, SB 5746, * SSB 5746, CH 67 (2018)
Rural communities, food and forest products infrastructure jobs, creating: HB 2133, SHB 2133
Rural county high employer demand jobs program, establishing: HB 2177, SHB 2177, * E2SHB 2177, CH 254 (2018)
Rural physician workforce, increasing, matched student loan repayment program for: HB 2598
Skilled worker awareness programs, coordinating: * SSB 5713, CH 225 (2017)
Skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and career awareness grant program, creating: * SSB 5713, CH 225 (2017)
Skilled worker outreach, recruitment, and key training program, creating, DOC role: HB 1949, SB 5713
STEM fields, increasing higher education enrollments to meet workforce needs: SB 5902
Talent pipeline gaps in the outdoor recreation industry, task force on, establishing: SB 6097, SSB 6097
Training wage for new grocery store and restaurant employees, when: HB 2830
Veterans, military recruitment program, developing: * SB 5849, CH 192 (2017)
Worker readjustment account, depositing certain aerospace tax revenues into: HB 2146
Worker readjustment program, creating, employment security department role: HB 2146
Worker-support program, during transition to clean energy economy: SB 6629
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 needs and skilled worker programs, assessing and coordinating: HB 1949, SB 5713
Workforce training and education, 2016 state comprehensive plan, approving: HCR 4402, * SCR 8401 (2017)
Workforce training and education, state plan for, early learning provider training in: HB 1758, SHB 1758
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Functions and duties of office, performance by new state ombuds office: SB 5978
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               (See also INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE APPEALS, BOARD; LABOR AND INDUSTRIES, DEPARTMENT)
Benefits, for liquor- or drug-caused injuries or diseases, limiting, criteria: HB 1228, HB 2697
Claims, self-insurer deadline for allowing or denying: HB 1729, SB 5822
Criminal offenders, premiums, correctional industries or community restitution: HB 1227
Disabilities, temporary or permanent total, social security offset, modifying: * HB 1336, CH 163 (2018), SB 6270
Fire investigators, public employee, occupational disease presumptions: HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, ESB 6213
Firefighters, occupational disease presumptions, posttraumatic stress disorder: SB 6214, * SSB 6214, CH 264 (2018)
Firefighters, public employee, occupational disease presumptions: HB 1655, HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, ESB 6213
Firefighters, public employee, occupational diseases, mental conditions as: SHB 1655
Hanford nuclear site, former employees, occupational disease presumption, when: HB 1723, * SHB 1723, CH 9 (2018), SB 5940, SSB 5940, SSB 6343
Industrial insurance, defining "independent contractor": HB 1300, SHB 1300, HB 2812, SB 5527
Industrial insurance, defining "truck" for purposes of: HB 1780, HB 2705, SB 5565, SSB 5565, SB 6478
Industrial insurance, exemption for truck owner-operator motor carrier, when: HB 1780, HB 2705, SB 5565, SSB 5565, SB 6478
Industrial insurance, franchisor non-employer status for purposes of: HB 1881
Industrial insurance, state fund and self-insured liabilities calculation methods, when: HB 2762, * SB 6393, CH 282 (2018)
Industrial insurance, telework, premium reduction for: SB 6016
Industrial insurance, youth interns in pilot program: HB 2275
Interpreters and language translators, worker's compensation exclusion, when: HB 1386, SB 5233, SSB 5233
Interpreters, spoken language, purchasing for certain services providers: SB 6245, SSB 6245, * 2SSB 6245, CH 253 (2018)
Law enforcement officers, occupational disease presumptions: HB 1655, HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, ESB 6213
Law enforcement officers, occupational disease presumptions, PTSD: SB 6214, * SSB 6214, CH 264 (2018)
Law enforcement officers, occupational diseases, mental conditions as: SHB 1655
Medical aid, hearing instrument replacement, requirement: HB 2591, SB 6232
Medical aid, independent medical exams, electronic records and telemedicine access: SB 6226, ESSB 6226
Mental health therapy and evaluation services, for injured workers: HB 2865, SB 6448
Occupational disease or infection claims, deadline for: HB 1729, SB 5822
Occupational diseases, and proximate causes of, defining: HB 1729, SB 5822
Occupational diseases, first responder occupations and, work group on, convening: ESB 6213
Occupational diseases, mental conditions and disabilities as, when: SHB 1655
Occupational diseases, presumption of, posttraumatic stress disorder: SB 6214, * SSB 6214, CH 264 (2018)
Occupational diseases, presumption of, various medical conditions: HB 1655, HB 1723, * SHB 1723, CH 9 (2018), HB 2633, SHB 2633, SB 5477, SB 5940, SSB 5940, ESB 6213, SSB 6343
Ombuds for employers interacting with L&I, creating: SB 5719, SSB 5719
Recovery of damages, third-party, L&I notice to state fund employer concerning: HB 1755, * SHB 1755, CH 145 (2017), SB 5670, SSB 5670
Recovery of damages, third-party, L&I or self-insurer reimbursement from: HB 1729, SB 5822
Self-insurers, claim order deadline, additional time order, and disability benefits: HB 1729, SB 5822
Structured settlements, age requirement for, lowering: HB 1729, SB 5822
Telemedicine for catastrophically injured workers, provider reimbursement for: SB 5355
WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD  WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also VOCATIONAL EDUCATION)
Comprehensive plan, state, board adoption: HB 2463, SHB 2463
Future of work, task force on, duties of board under direction of: * SSB 6544, CH 294 (2018)
Health workforce council, data for children's mental health clinicians, analyzing: HB 1713, SHB 1713, SB 5763, SSB 5763
Skilled worker awareness programs, coordinating, board role: * SSB 5713, CH 225 (2017)
Strategic plan for apprenticeship, board role in developing: SB 6486, ESSB 6486
Vocational schools, private, student complain portal, board role: * E2SHB 1439, CH 203 (2018)
Work-integrated learning advisory committee, board role in convening: HB 1600, ESHB 1600, * E2SHB 1600, CH 206 (2018)
Work-integrated learning experiences, project programs, evaluating, board role: HB 1600, ESHB 1600
Workforce for agriculture, natural resources, and environment, board to assess: HB 1404, SHB 1404, SB 5285, SSB 5285
Workforce for agriculture, natural resources, outdoor recreation, and environment, board to assess: * 2SSB 5285, CH 182 (2017)
Workforce needs and skilled worker programs, board role: HB 1949, SB 5713
Workforce training and education, state plan for, early learning provider training in: HB 1758, SHB 1758