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               (See also ADOPTION; CHILDREN; DOMESTIC PARTNERS; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; FOSTER CARE; GUARDIANSHIP; JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Abortion, parental notification requirements: HB 1442
Adopted siblings and adoptive parents, recognition as relatives for certain public assistance purposes: HB 1774, SB 5692
Adoptive parent of child's blood sibling or half sibling, placement of child with: * ESHB 1774, CH 292 (2011)
Assisted reproduction, provisions of uniform parentage act: HB 1267, SHB 1267, * E2SHB 1267, CH 283 (2011)
Braden and Charlie Powell act, prohibiting child custody award to suspect in active homicide investigation: SB 6640
Child support, changes based on child support schedule work group recommendations: HB 2279, SHB 2279, 2SHB 2279
Child support, for minor children of victim of vehicular homicide under the influence: HB 2405
Child support, noncompliance with support orders, requirements for mailing notices of possible license suspension: HB 2401, SB 6347
Child support, quadrennial review, deleting child support order summary report form requirements: * HB 1298, CH 21 (2011)
Child support, responsibility for, terminating after genetic testing: HB 2683
Child support, revising uniform interstate family support act: HB 1253, SHB 1253
Child support, state registry, improving collections through contractor compensation reporting and a gambling payment intercept program: HB 2702
Child support, state registry, revising requirements for new hire reporting to: * HB 2393, CH 109 (2012), SB 6222
Child support, support obligation establishment or enforcement, removing requirement when certain child care applications received: HB 2828, * SHB 2828, CH 4 (2012)
Child support, veterans benefits apportioned to meet support obligation, crediting veteran for payment: HB 2287
Child, death or disappearance of, failure of parent or caregiver to report promptly, class C felony: HB 2726
Developmental disabilities, children with, shared parenting placement agreements for out-of-home placement: HB 1581, SHB 1581, 2SHB 1581, SB 5573
Family and medical leave, modifying family leave insurance program: SB 6570
Family court, appointment of guardian ad litem, special advocate, or investigator: HB 1021
Family leave insurance program, delaying implementation: HB 1120, SB 5091, * ESSB 5091, CH 25 (2011)
Family leave insurance program, elimination: HB 1189
Family leave insurance program, repealing family and medical leave insurance act: SB 5276
Family leave, violations by employer, enforcement by department of labor and industries: HB 1828, SHB 1828, SB 5263, SSB 5263
Foster parents, accusations of abuse, notification requirements and handling of unfounded allegations: HB 1930
Grandparents, qualified, priority placement option for certain children in dependency proceedings: HB 1959
Home education families, recognizing: * SR 8630 (2011)
Homicide investigations, prohibiting child custody award to suspect in active investigation: SB 6640
Indians, Washington state Indian child welfare act: HB 1895, SB 5656, * ESSB 5656, CH 309 (2011)
Maintenance, granting of, court to consider to evidence of domestic violence: HB 2325
Maltreatment of children, response system within child protective services to include family assessment response: HB 2289, SHB 2289, 2SHB 2289
Marriage, civil marriage licenses, allowing all couples to obtain: HB 1963, HB 2516, SHB 2516, SB 5793, SB 6239, * ESSB 6239, CH 3 (2012)
Marriage, creating equality in civil marriage: HB 1963, SB 5793
Marriage, creating equality in civil marriage and changing domestic partnership laws: HB 2516, SHB 2516, SB 6239, * ESSB 6239, CH 3 (2012)
Marriage, dissolution, parenting arrangement report by court-appointed special advocate or investigator: HB 1021
Marriage, dissolution, residential provisions for children of parents with military duties: EHB 1050
Marriage, dissolution, shared parental responsibility: HB 2392, SB 6344
Marriage, officially recognizing only marriages between a man and a woman: HJR 4211
Military spouses or domestic partners, occupational licensing, placing in inactive status: HB 2524, * SB 6290, CH 45 (2012)
Minor children, unemancipated, creating the offense of failing to supervise: HB 1931
Parentage, rights and obligations of domestic partners and other couples under uniform parentage act: HB 1267, SHB 1267, * E2SHB 1267, CH 283 (2011)
Parental rights, order terminating, instituting automatic stay of order: SB 5597
Parental rights, reinstatement, expanding opportunity to petition: HB 1879, SB 5690, SSB 5690
Parenting plans, residential provisions for children of parents with military duties: EHB 1050
Parents, constitutional amendment to include parents' rights: HJR 4215
Parents, restoration of parents' rights act: HB 1602
Paternity, rescinding acknowledgment of, termination of legal responsibilities of a nonparent after genetic testing: HB 2683
Same-sex marriages, allowing all couples to obtain a civil marriage license: HB 1963, HB 2516, SHB 2516, SB 5793, SB 6239, * ESSB 6239, CH 3 (2012)
Shared parental responsibility, promotion through youth school dropout reduction and crime prevention act: SB 5317
Sibling or half sibling of child, placement of child with person with whom sibling resides: * ESHB 1774, CH 292 (2011)
Support, child and spousal, revising uniform interstate family support act: HB 1253, SHB 1253
Surrogate parentage, including surrogacy contracts, provisions of uniform parentage act: HB 1267, SHB 1267
Third-party visitation with a child, petitions and orders: HB 2193, SHB 2193
Uniform interstate family support act, revising: HB 1253, SHB 1253
Uniform parentage act, amending provisions: * E2SHB 1267, CH 283 (2011)