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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also HAZARDOUS WASTE; TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES; WATER; WATER POLLUTION)
Asbestos-containing building material, definition, lowering threshold amount: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, manufacturing facilities requirements: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, nonresidential construction prohibitions: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Carcinogens, firefighter exposure reduction: SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 76 (2019)
Chemical plants, use of class B firefighting foam with PFAS chemicals: * ESHB 2265, CH 23 (2020)
Chemicals, priority, reducing use in consumer products: HB 1194, SHB 1194, SB 5135, * SSB 5135, CH 292 (2019)
Chlorpyrifos, in pesticides, prohibiting use of, exception: SB 6518, SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, alternatives to, researching: * E2SSB 6518 (2020) V
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, control measures to reduce emissions: * E2SSB 6518 (2020) V
Chromium 6, group A water system levels, testing, and reporting: SB 6342
Dioxane, 1,4, group A water system levels, testing, and reporting: SB 6342
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, * SHB 2246, CH 20 (2020)
Hydrofluorocarbons and substitutes, prohibitions and alternatives: HB 1112, SHB 1112, * E2SHB 1112, CH 284 (2019), SB 5426, SSB 5426, 2SSB 5426
Lead ammunition, selling/giving to person under 21: HB 1346
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets: HB 1860, SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Mercury, vaccines and drugs containing, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy work group, creating: * SSB 5627, CH 53 (2019)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers board, developing: * SSB 5627, CH 53 (2019)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers board, establishing: SB 5627
Nuclear material, Hanford site, occupational disease presumption for cancer: * HB 1490, CH 108 (2019), SB 5507
Nuclear weapons testing by U.S. in Marshall Islands, legacy of, acknowledging: * SR 8701 (2020)
Oil transport, risk model, vessel restrictions, tug escorts, and response system: HB 1578, * ESHB 1578, CH 289 (2019), SB 5578, SSB 5578
Oil, type and gravity of crude oil: HB 1578, * ESHB 1578, CH 289 (2019), SB 5578, SSB 5578
Oil, vapor pressure of crude oil: HB 1785, SB 5579, * ESSB 5579, CH 354 (2019)
Paint for boats, copper-based antifouling, alternatives to, reviewing: * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Paint for boats, copper-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Paint for boats, cybutryne-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Petroleum/petrochemicals, high hazard facilities, advanced safety training at: HB 1817, * ESHB 1817, CH 306 (2019), SB 5698
Petroleum/petrochemicals, high hazard facilities, new apprenticeship programs: SB 6054
PFAS chemicals, in class B firefighting foam: HB 1143, SHB 1143, HB 2265, * ESHB 2265, CH 23 (2020), SB 6360
PFAS chemicals, in water utility water supply, notification requirements, when: SB 6619
PFAS substances, as emerging health-affecting contaminants: HB 1831
PFAS substances, group A and public water system testing/levels/reporting: SB 6342, SSB 6342, 2SSB 6342
Potassium chloride or digoxin, to induce abortion, disposal of: HB 1525
Removal or clean-up actions, by fire protection jurisdictions, cost recovery: EHB 1169, * SB 6078, CH 198 (2020)
Sulfur hexafluoride gas, electrical power system equipment insulated with: HB 2379
Tanks, heating oil, insurance program, as revolving loan and grant program: HB 2424, SHB 2424, SB 6256, * SSB 6256, CH 310 (2020)
Tanks, underground petroleum, financial responsibility, emergency program: HB 2475, SHB 2475, SB 6257, * SSB 6257, CH 156 (2020)
Trains, hazardous material, minimum crew requirements: SB 5877
Trains, hazardous material-carrying, minimum crew requirements: * HB 1841, CH 170 (2020) PV
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               (See also HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)
Batteries, battery stewardship program: HB 2496
Batteries, labeling and collection requirements: HB 2496
Clean-up or removal actions, by fire protection jurisdictions, cost recovery: EHB 1169, * SB 6078, CH 198 (2020)
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, * SHB 2246, CH 20 (2020)
Industrial waste coordination program and waste heat/materials use projects: HB 2079, SB 5936, SSB 5936
Model toxics control act, actions under: HB 1290, * SHB 1290, CH 95 (2019), SB 5285
Model toxics control act, actions under, mitigation hierarchy/net ecological gain: HB 2550
Model toxics control act, actions under, net ecological gain/no net loss: SHB 2550
Model toxics control reform act, model toxics control program financial structure: SB 5993, * ESSB 5993, CH 422 (2019)
Nuclear waste, federal repository, requesting that congress, DOE, and EPA establish/develop site for: SJM 8018
Paint, architectural, stewardship program for: HB 1652, * SHB 1652, CH 344 (2019)
Plastic carryout bags, single-use, alternatives to: HB 1205, SHB 1205, 2SHB 1205, SB 5323, * ESSB 5323, CH 138 (2020)
Plastic food packaging and food service and film products, degradability: * ESHB 1569, CH 265 (2019)
Plastic food packaging and serviceware and film products, degradability: HB 1569
Plastic food service products, single-use, prohibitions: * ESHB 1569, CH 265 (2019)
Plastic food service products, single-use, prohibitions and alternatives: HB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Plastic food service products, single-use, reducing waste from: SHB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Plastic packaging, prohibitions and stewardship programs: HB 1204, SB 5397
Plastic packaging, report concerning: * E2SSB 5397, CH 460 (2019)
Plastic packaging, report concerning, and stewardship plan and program: SSB 5397
Plastic pollution prevention, marine, requesting action via new trade agreements with China: SJM 8009
Sharps waste, placement in solid waste or recycling container, prohibition: HB 2360
Spokane river, regional toxics task force, establishing: HB 2113
Voluntary cleanups, of facilities, independent remedial actions: HB 1290, * SHB 1290, CH 95 (2019), SB 5285
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ANIMALS; CHILDREN; CONVEYANCES; DEATH; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; DRUGS; ENVIRONMENT; FIRE PROTECTION; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HEALTH CARE; HUMAN REMAINS; LABOR; MENTAL HEALTH; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SOLID WASTE; VETERINARIANS; WATER; WATER POLLUTION; WOMEN)
AIDS, repealing various statutes concerning: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Allergic reactions, students' life-threatening, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Amyloidosis, organizations/professionals/facilities and amyloidosis awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4649 (2020)
Andy Hill cancer research fund, funds use: SB 5986, ESSB 5986
Arthritis, juvenile, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4654 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, definition, lowering threshold amount: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, manufacturing facilities requirements: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, nonresidential construction prohibitions: SB 6473, * ESSB 6473, CH 100 (2020)
Asthma, statewide home assistance program, establishing: HB 2695
Batteries, battery stewardship program: HB 2496
Batteries, labeling and collection requirements: HB 2496
Biomedical waste, sharps waste stewardship programs, requirements: HB 2360
Bleeding control kits, requiring schools to stock: HB 2349, SB 6157, SSB 6157
Blood donation, blood donor day, recognizing December 18 as: HB 2818, * SB 6567, CH 74 (2020)
Blood donations, on March 12 in honor of Hunter Goodman, encouraging: * SR 8710 (2020)
Blood, plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Blood-borne pathogens, program for reducing incidence, various provisions: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Breast milk, expressing, employer accommodation of: HB 1930, * SHB 1930, CH 134 (2019), * HB 2266, CH 111 (2020), SB 5911
Breast pumps and related supplies/services, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 2927, HB 2946
Breastfeeding mothers, exempting from jury service, when: HB 2961
Cardiac diagnostic imaging procedures, appropriate use criteria project: HB 1933
Chlorpyrifos, in pesticides, prohibiting use of, exception: SB 6518, SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, alternatives to, researching: * E2SSB 6518 (2020) V
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, control measures to reduce emissions: * E2SSB 6518 (2020) V
Communicable diseases, sexually transmitted or blood-borne, controlling: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Concussions, in youth sports, informational web site: SB 5238
Concussions, student, during athletic/other activities, reporting: * ESHB 2731, CH 347 (2020)
Concussions, student, during interscholastic activities, head injury reporting: HB 2731
Contraception, reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Coronavirus, and flu viruses, healthy practices to reduce the spread of, encouraging: * SR 8702 (2020)
Coronavirus, appropriations for response to: * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020), SB 6696
Coronavirus, nursing facility medicaid payments in response to: * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020)
Coronavirus, quarantine/isolation, granting shared leave due to: * HB 2739, CH 6 (2020)
Coronavirus, school graduation requirements emergency waiver program: * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020)
Coronavirus, state of emergency, school employee SEBB contribution eligibility: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
Coronavirus, unemployment compensation modifications due to: * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020)
COVID-19, responding to, various provisions: * HB 2739, CH 6 (2020), * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020), * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020), SB 6696, * SR 8702 (2020)
Diabetes, eating disorders among persons with, studying: SB 6663
Diabetes, insulin drugs for, wholesale price increase notification: SB 5371
Diabetes, insulin products, central purchasing work group, establishing: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Diabetes, insulin products, coverage cost-sharing cap for: HB 2662, SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020), SB 6087, SSB 6087, * E2SSB 6087, CH 245 (2020)
Diabetes, insulin, total cost of insulin work group, establishing: HB 2662, SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020)
Diabetes, manicuring for diabetic client, manicurist requirements: ESB 5616
Diabetes, Screen at 23 campaign, recognizing: * HR 4640 (2019)
Diabetes, type 1, diabulimia among persons with, information about: * SSB 6663, CH 267 (2020)
Donate life month, national, observing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019), * SR 8707 (2020)
Donors, living organ donor act, insurance coverage protections via: SB 6039, SSB 6039
Donors, state employee life-giving procedure participation, leave for: HB 2425, * SB 6123, CH 305 (2020)
Dyslexia advisory council, duties of: HB 2290, SB 6101
Dyslexia, school district screening for, requirements: HB 2290, SB 6101
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, Alyssa's law: SB 6663
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, studying: SB 6663
Eating disorders, diabulimia, Alyssa's law concerning: * SSB 6663, CH 267 (2020)
Eating disorders, diabulimia, health information concerning: * SSB 6663, CH 267 (2020)
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, * SHB 2246, CH 20 (2020)
Epilepsy/seizure disorders, students with, health plans and designated adults: HB 2844
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report on: SHB 2428
Eyes, scleral tattooing, prohibiting performing of: HB 1856, * SHB 1856, CH 307 (2019)
Female genital mutilation, performing on a minor, class B felony: HB 2000
Female genital mutilation, performing, as unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2000, SB 5257
Fireworks, consumer, city or county limits or prohibition: HB 2307
Fireworks, sales in December, timing of: HB 1248
Flotation devices, personal, for child on boat, when required: HB 2443, ESHB 2443
Flu, seasonal influenza/coronavirus/others, healthy practices to reduce the spread of, encouraging: * SR 8702 (2020)
Genetic data, genetic testing company collection/use/disclosure of: HB 2485
Genome editing, human, study committee on, establishing: HB 2273, SHB 2273
Genome editing, performing on human embryos, as unprofessional conduct: HB 1990
Head injuries, student, during interscholastic activities, reporting: HB 2731
Health sciences and services authorities, board member requirements: SHB 1659, 2SHB 1659
Health sciences and services authorities, sales/use tax authority: HB 1659, SHB 1659, 2SHB 1659, SB 5452
Health sciences and services authorities, sales/use tax authority, extending: HB 1717, * SB 5596, CH 464 (2019)
Health sciences and services authority, designation as, application due date: HB 1659, SB 5452
Heart attacks, cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
HIV and hepatitis C testing pilot project, King county and DOH to conduct: SB 6303
HIV, pre-/post-exposure prophylaxis, health care coverage: SB 6303
HIV, preexposure prophylaxis, dispensing without prescription, when: SB 6303
HIV, program for controlling sexually transmitted and blood-borne diseases: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
HIV, testing requirements, removing various: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
HIV, treatment to avoid infection, consent by minor 14 or older: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
HIV/AIDS prevention education, in schools: HB 2648
Immunization, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Immunization, limited informed consent exemption: HB 2626
Immunization, of children, personal or philosophical exemption, removing: * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5841
Immunization, of children, vaccine safety criteria: HB 1976
Immunization, proof of immunity: HB 1019, * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5365
Immunization, side effects, design defect claims against manufacturers: HJM 4010, SJM 8012
Immunization, vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing: SB 6636
Immunization, vaccines containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Indians, Washington Indian health improvement act: HB 1365, * SB 5415, CH 282 (2019)
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets: HB 1860, SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy, authority for: HB 2332
Maternal mortality reviews and data-sharing: HB 1369, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 317 (2019)
Measles outbreak, 2019 Clark county, budget stabilization account appropriations: SB 6009
Medical alert designation on driver's license or identicard, process: EHB 2440, * SSB 6429, CH 261 (2020)
Musculoskeletal disorders, work-related, provider best practices for : HB 2646
Neonatal abstinence syndrome, children with, in dependency/termination context: HB 2733
Organ donors, living organ donor act, insurance coverage protections via: SB 6039, SSB 6039
Organ donors, state employee life-giving procedure participation, leave for: HB 2425, * SB 6123, CH 305 (2020)
Organs, donated, organ transport vehicles for time urgent organs: SB 6580
Pain, chronic, opioid prescribing by practitioners for, limiting liability for, when: HB 2807
Paint for boats, copper-based antifouling, alternatives to, reviewing: * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Paint for boats, copper-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Paint for boats, cybutryne-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, * SSB 6210, CH 67 (2020)
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections: HB 2745
Pediatric neuropsychiatric conditions, PANDAS and PANS awareness day: HB 2847
Pregnancy and childbirth, doulas providing services during, registration of: HB 2798, SB 6593
Pregnancy disability, parental leave via shared leave when resolved: HB 2675, SB 6336
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Public health, foundational services, defining and funding: HB 1497, SHB 1497, * 2SHB 1497, CH 14 (2019), SB 5732
Rare diseases, medicaid coverage for: SB 6486, SSB 6486
Records, health care information, firearm background checks: HB 1097
Records, health care information, provided to legislator, disclosure exemption: SB 6539
Records, health care information, provider or facility disclosure, when: SB 5660
Records, vital records system, single comprehensive state: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Reproductive health care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health services, as sensitive health care services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Rheumatology, pediatric/juvenile, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Safety, youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy: HB 1140, SB 5161
Seizure disorders, students with, district health plans/parent-designated adults: HB 2844
Sexual health education, in schools, comprehensive: HB 1407, HB 2184, SHB 2184, SB 5395, * ESSB 5395, CH 188 (2020)
Sexual health education, in schools, exemption from, by parental choice: HB 2648
Sexual health education, in schools, HIV/AIDS prevention education: HB 2648
Sexual health education, in schools, sexual health education/parental choice act: HB 2648
Sexually transmitted diseases, health care for, as sensitive services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Sexually transmitted diseases, program for reducing incidence: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Sexually transmitted diseases, public health investigations/restrictions/orders: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health care access for all act: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Sexually transmitted infections, funding/policy work group, establishing: SB 6303
Spinal muscular atrophy, newborn screening for: HB 2162
Strokes, cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
Transplants, donors and recipients of organs, eyes, and tissue, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019), * SR 8707 (2020)
Transportation system, policy goals, to include health improvement: EHB 2461, SB 6452
Traumatic brain injuries, account, traffic offense fee deposits into/use of: HB 1585, HB 1586, SB 5126, SB 5127, * ESSB 5127, CH 181 (2019)
Traumatic brain injuries, in domestic violence cases, educational handout: HB 1532
Traumatic brain injuries, in domestic violence cases, handout and web site: * SHB 1532, CH 110 (2019), * ESB 5573 (2019) V
Traumatic brain injuries, incarcerated persons, educational accommodation: HB 2299, SHB 2299, SB 6576
Traumatic brain injuries, screenings for children entering foster care system: HB 1605, * SHB 1605, CH 120 (2019), SB 5586, SSB 5586
Traumatic brain injuries, veterans with, military caregivers and spouses caring for, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership advisory council, Washington, membership: * ESSB 5127, CH 181 (2019)
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership advisory council, Washington, role of: HB 1532, * SHB 1532, CH 110 (2019)
Vaccination vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing: SB 6636
Vaccination, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Vaccination, limited informed consent exemption: HB 2626
Vaccination, of children, personal or philosophical exemption, removing: * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5841
Vaccination, of children, vaccine safety criteria: HB 1976
Vaccination, proof of immunity: HB 1019, * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5365
Vaccination, side effects, design defect claims against manufacturers: HJM 4010, SJM 8012
Vaccination, vaccines containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Vital records and statistics, single comprehensive state system: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Vital statistics, abbreviated death certificates, requesting: HB 1799, ESHB 1799
Vital statistics, birth resulting in stillbirth, certificate of, issuance, when: HB 2764, SB 6523, SSB 6523
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; CHILDREN; DISCRIMINATION; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE FACILITIES; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; VICTIMS OF CRIMES; WOMEN; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Advance directives, in natural death act: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Anxiety level of health care patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Applied behavior analysis, behavior technician certification, discontinuing: HB 2831, SB 6532
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing: HB 2695
Bleeding control kits, requiring schools to stock: HB 2349, SB 6157, SSB 6157
Cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
Cardiac diagnostic imaging procedures, appropriate use criteria project: HB 1933
Children, minor child's health care, parents' right to direct, parents' bill of rights: HB 2928, SB 6664
Colon hydrotherapy, performed by medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist: ESHB 2775
Colon hydrotherapy, performed by nursing assistant, when: HB 2775
Costs, health care cost transparency board, establishing: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Death with dignity act, barriers to full access, studying: HB 2419, * SHB 2419 (2020) V
Death with dignity act, hospital access-to-care policies: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Death with dignity act, provider provision of information to patient regarding: HB 1608, * ESHB 1608, CH 102 (2020), SB 5542
Doula services, registration of doulas providing: HB 2798, SB 6593
End-of-life care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686
End-of-life care, hospital access-to-care policies: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report on: SHB 2428
Eye care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, * ESSB 5759, CH 241 (2020) PV
Genome editing, performing on human embryos, as unprofessional conduct: HB 1990
Health security trust, Washington, creating: HB 1104
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: SB 6594
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: ESHB 2036
Health systems, transparency, data/practices/services/finances: HB 2036
Health trust, whole Washington, creating: SB 5222
Hearing instruments, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technologies: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing instruments, current assistive technologies: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing instruments, health care coverage for children: HB 1811
Hearing instruments, health care coverage for children/adolescents: HB 2410, SB 6291
Informed consent for incompetent persons, authority to provide: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Mastectomies, contralateral prophylactic, insurance coverage: HB 1968, SB 5345
Medical debt, exemption from execution, attachment, and garnishment, when: HB 1531, * SHB 1602, CH 371 (2019), SB 5530
Medical debt, protections for debtors: * SHB 1531, CH 227 (2019)
Needling, intramuscular, by physical therapists: HB 1260, SB 5642
Organ transplants, denying due to physical or mental disability, prohibition: SB 5405, * SSB 5405, CH 315 (2019)
Parents' bill of rights, right to direct child's upbringing/education/health care: HB 2928, SB 6664
Patient protection and affordable care act, federal, codifying provisions of: HB 1870, * SHB 1870, CH 33 (2019), SB 5805, SSB 5805
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, with streptococcal infections, treatments: HB 2745
Pelvic examinations, informed consent: * ESB 5282, CH 187 (2020)
Physical health services, state-funded via intermediaries, rates review: HB 2944
Primary care collaborative, establishing: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Prisons, prison medical director, qualifications for: SB 6063, * ESSB 6063, CH 58 (2020)
Products, prescription, containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Prosthetics and orthotics, insurance coverage equivalent to medicare: HB 2700, SB 6098
Protected individuals, excluding minors from, allowing information disclosure by: HB 2718
Protected individuals, personal information disclosure limiting/prevention: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Rates, health care rate-setting commission, establishing: HB 1693
Reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health services, as sensitive health care services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Sensitive health care services, protected individuals' personal information: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Store and forward technology, studying: HB 2770, * ESSB 5385, CH 92 (2020)
Telebehavioral health programs, partnership access lines, various: * SHB 2728, CH 291 (2020)
Telebehavioral health programs, psychiatric consultation call center: * SHB 2728, CH 291 (2020)
Telebehavioral health video call center, implementing: HB 2728
Telehealth training/treatment program for at-risk youth, UW/Project ECHO role: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telehealth, school-based health centers provision of, grants for: HB 2562, SB 6416
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, payment parity for: SB 5385
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, physician credentialing: * SB 5387, CH 49 (2019)
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, store/forward technology, studying: HB 2770, * ESSB 5385, CH 92 (2020)
Telemedicine, industrial insurance independent medical examination use of: * ESSB 6440, CH 213 (2020)
Telemedicine, payment parity for: HB 2770
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 48 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training, when required: SB 6061, * SSB 6061, CH 147 (2020)
Telemedicine, reimbursing at same rate as in-person services: * ESSB 5385, CH 92 (2020)
Telepsychiatry, offering consultations via, provisions: SHB 1593, * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019)
Telepsychology, psychology interjurisdictional compact act: HB 2408, SB 6549
Transplants, donors and recipients of organs, eyes, and tissue, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019), * SR 8707 (2020)
Treatment, high-annual-cost, emerging therapies work group, establishing: HB 1869, SHB 1869
Universal health care system, establishment, work group on: HB 1877, SB 5822, SSB 5822, 2SSB 5822
Veterans, care for, military caregivers and spouses providing, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Vision care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, * ESSB 5759, CH 241 (2020) PV
Websites, health care personal information collection via analytics, protections: HB 2329
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also LONG-TERM CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Behavioral health services, children's mental health, HCA role: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903, * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Behavioral health services, family-initiated for adolescents, data collection: HB 2883, * SHB 2883, CH 185 (2020), SB 6634
Behavioral health services, offender reentry community services work group: SB 6638
Behavioral health services, offender reentry services work group: ESSB 6638
Behavioral health services, performance measures and value-based purchasing: SB 5056
Behavioral health, American Indians/Alaska Natives, HCA role: HB 2750, SB 6259, * SSB 6259, CH 256 (2020)
Behavioral health, full integration implementation, HCA role: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Commitment, involuntary, community and state hospital care, work group: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Drug importation program, wholesale prescription, HCA to design/implement: SB 6110
Drug purchasing, HCA purchasing of prescription drugs, when: SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020)
Drug purchasing, northwest prescription drug consortium, duties: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Health benefit exchange, persons with plans through, premium assistance: HB 2901
Health benefit exchange, standardized health plans, HCA role: HB 1523, SHB 1523, E2SHB 1523, SB 5526, * ESSB 5526, CH 364 (2019)
Health benefit plans, mental health services for, modifying for parity: HB 1447
Health benefit plans, substance use disorder/mental health services, parity: HB 2338, * SHB 2338, CH 228 (2020)
Health care claims, statewide all-payer database, transfer to HCA: HB 1776, SHB 1776, 2SHB 1776, SB 5741, * ESSB 5741, CH 319 (2019)
Health care cost transparency board and advisory committees, HCA to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Health services, physical/behavioral, state-funded via intermediaries, rates review: HB 2944
Healthy youth survey, adverse childhood experiences module, HCA role: * SSB 6191, CH 251 (2020)
Indigency, defendant proof of, receipt of public assistance as, HCA role: SB 6215, SSB 6215
Interpreter services, for sensory-impaired public assistance applicants: * SB 5558, CH 152 (2019)
Kindergarten, parent guide, DSHS to provide to parents/caregivers/guardians: SHB 2865
Kindergarten, readiness guidelines, DSHS to provide to parents/caregivers/guardians: HB 2865
Long-term care, insurance benefit for, HCA role: HB 1087, SHB 1087, * 2SHB 1087, CH 363 (2019), SB 5331, SSB 5331
Long-term services and supports trust program, premium exemption, when: HB 2423, SB 6267, * SSB 6267, CH 98 (2020)
Long-term services/supports, presumptive eligibility waiver request, HCA role: HB 2597, SB 6275, SSB 6275, 2SSB 6275
Managed care organizations, medicaid client services, performance analysis: SB 5523, ESSB 5523
Managed care, psychiatric, integrative capitation risk model: SB 5045
Medicaid, access to baby and child dentistry, outreach/involvement, HCA role: HB 2905, * SHB 2905, CH 293 (2020)
Medicaid, ambulance transport providers, payments add-on for, HCA role: HB 2846, SB 6534, * ESSB 6534, CH 354 (2020)
Medicaid, behavioral health rate increases, appropriations use for, HCA role: * EHB 2584, CH 285 (2020)
Medicaid, hospital patient administrative days, claims codes for tracking: SB 6384
Medicaid, managed care organization prior authorization, HCA role: HB 2568, SB 6404
Medicaid, offender reentry services through, waiver for, HCA role: SB 6638, ESSB 6638
Medicaid, pediatric and neonatal critical care providers, payment rate increase: SSB 6676
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, increasing payment rates: SSB 6676
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, minimum fee schedule for: SB 6676, SSB 6676
Medicaid, public assistance and health insurance coverage, joint beneficiaries: * HB 2677, CH 183 (2020), SB 6395
Medicaid, rare diseases, coverage for, HCA role: SB 6486, SSB 6486
Medicaid, substance use disorder counseling, contingency management pilot: HB 2336
Medicaid, substance use disorder program/facility data disclosure, HCA role: SB 6070
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, * ESHB 2642, CH 345 (2020)
Medical assistance, employer assessment for employees receiving, HCA role: HB 1518
Medicare and medicaid, new rural health payment system for, HCA role: HB 1810
Mental health advance directives, work group for examining use, HCA role: SB 6591, SSB 6591, 2SSB 6591
Offenders, reentry community services work group, convening, HCA role: SB 6638
Offenders, reentry services work group, convening, HCA role: ESSB 6638
Opioid use disorder, individuals with, and their newborns, HCA treatment role: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Opioid use disorder, provisions, HCA role: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 2418, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Pacific islanders, COFA citizens, dental coverage for, HCA role: HB 1218, * ESB 5274, CH 311 (2019) PV
Peer support counselor certification program, transfer to DOH, sunrise review of: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019)
Performance measures coordinating committee, behavioral health role of: SB 5056
Pharmacy benefit managers, HCA or state agency as, when: SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020)
Prescription drugs, cost transparency, data uses/disclosure/requirements: HB 2710
Prescription drugs, cost transparency, HCA role: SHB 1224, * E2SHB 1224, CH 334 (2019), SB 5251, 2SSB 5292
Prescription drugs, northwest consortium, duties: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Primary care collaborative, establishing with HCA administering: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Public employees' benefits board, cardiac diagnostic imaging, use criteria: HB 1933
Public employees' benefits board, educational service district employees: * ESHB 2140, CH 411 (2019)
Public employees' benefits board, health care plans prior authorization: HB 2568, SB 6404
Public employees' benefits board, hospital administrative days claims codes: SB 6384
Public employees' benefits board, insulin products cost-sharing cap: SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020), SSB 6087, * E2SSB 6087, CH 245 (2020)
Public employees' benefits board, maximum employer share of premiums: HB 1955
Public employees' benefits board, medicare-eligible retiree premiums: HB 1085, SB 5469
Public employees' benefits board, nonvoting member from OIC, adding: HB 1220, SB 5275
Public employees' benefits board, part-time employee affordable options: SB 6011
Public employees' benefits board, pharmacy tourism program for enrollees: SB 6111
Public employees' benefits board, retired/disabled school employee coverage: SB 5686
Public employees' benefits board, single enrollment in plans: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
Public employees' benefits board, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, * ESHB 2642, CH 345 (2020)
Public employees' benefits board, substance use disorder/mental health coverage: HB 2338, * SHB 2338, CH 228 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, benefits, district optional benefits' relation to: * HB 2458, CH 231 (2020), SB 6479
School employees' benefits board, benefits, employee waiving of coverage: HB 2771, SB 6290
School employees' benefits board, certain employees/dependents not eligible: HB 2771, SB 6189, SB 6290
School employees' benefits board, educational service district employees: * ESHB 2140, CH 411 (2019)
School employees' benefits board, eligibility during COVID-19 emergency: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, employee-paid voluntary benefits, studying: * HB 2458, CH 231 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, health care plans prior authorization: HB 2568, SB 6404
School employees' benefits board, hospital administrative days claims codes: SB 6384
School employees' benefits board, insulin products cost-sharing cap: SHB 2662, * E2SHB 2662, CH 346 (2020), SSB 6087, * E2SSB 6087, CH 245 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, job-sharing employee hours for eligibility: SB 6296
School employees' benefits board, maximum employer share of premiums: HB 1955
School employees' benefits board, part-time employee affordable options: SB 6020
School employees' benefits board, part-time employee eligibility: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, pharmacy tourism program for enrollees: SB 6111
School employees' benefits board, premium payment when coverage waived: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, repealing, adding district/low-cost options: SB 6011
School employees' benefits board, single enrollment in plans: * ESSB 6189, CH 8 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, * ESHB 2642, CH 345 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, substance use disorder/mental health coverage: HB 2338, * SHB 2338, CH 228 (2020)
School employees' benefits board, substitute employees and coaches not eligible: HB 2771, SB 6290
School-based health centers, establishment of, HCA role: SB 6279
Substance use disorder, care level transitions, action plan for, HCA role: * ESHB 2642, CH 345 (2020)
Substance use disorder, recovery residences registry/certification, HCA role: SHB 1528, * 2SHB 1528, CH 264 (2019)
Substance use disorder, recovery support services programs, HCA role: HB 1528
Substance use disorders, persons with, required facility services for, HCA role: SB 6311, SSB 6311, 2SSB 6311
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, PEBB/SEBB plans payment parity: SB 5385
Telemedicine, PEBB/SEBB plans payment parity: HB 2770
Telemedicine, PEBB/SEBB plans, reimbursing at same rate as in-person services: * ESSB 5385, CH 92 (2020)
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  HEALTH CARE FACILITIES RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; HOSPITALS; MENTAL HEALTH)
Abortion, facility requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, facility requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin for, disposal and reporting: HB 1525
Ambulatory surgical facilities, certificate of need exemption, when: * EHB 1777, CH 31 (2019)
Ambulatory surgical facilities, data, practices, and services transparency: SB 6594
Ambulatory surgical facilities, data/practices/services/finances transparency: HB 2036, ESHB 2036
Ambulatory surgical facilities, department of health role: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 5906, SB 6594
Ambulatory surgical facilities, licensing/renewal fees, establishment: SB 5906
Ambulatory surgical facilities, multistate license-holding nurses, number of: SSB 6209
Ambulatory surgical facilities, removing from certificate of need program: SB 6060
Ambulatory surgical facilities, workplace violence protections requirements: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Behavioral health enhanced services facilities, admission criteria: HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 278 (2020)
Behavioral health facility admission from single bed certification, as priority: SB 6024
Birthing, childbirth, and birth centers, definition and licensing: HB 2077, SB 5256
Community facilities, behavioral health services capacity, grants for: SSB 5537
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, capital improvements bonds: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, new facility types: HB 1394, SHB 1394, * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019), SB 5431, SSB 5431, 2SSB 5431
Community facilities, long-term psychiatric treatment role of: SB 5045
Community facilities, mental health drop-in center services pilot program: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Community facilities, mental health peer respite centers: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Community facilities, psychiatric, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Community facilities, state mental health placements to: SB 5041
Crisis facilities, certified, behavioral health co-occurring disorders treatment: SB 6469
Employees, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373
Employees, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Enhanced services facilities, as health care facilities for background checks: HB 1565, 2ESHB 1565, SB 5568, SSB 5568
Facilities, oversight/licensing/enforcement, evaluating and standardizing: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Health systems, collection agency connections of, notice of: ESHB 2036
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: SB 6594
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: ESHB 2036
Health systems, transparency, data/practices/services/finances: HB 2036
Hospice care centers, multistate license-holding nurses, reporting number of: SSB 6209
Plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Providers, information and services within practice scope/care standards: HB 1608, SB 5542
Providers, information within practice scope/care standards, providing: * ESHB 1608, CH 102 (2020)
Providers, out-of- and in-network, requirements: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Residential treatment facilities, adolescents in, when medical necessity: HB 2883, * SHB 2883, CH 185 (2020), SB 6634
Residential treatment facilities, for substance use disorder: HB 2642
Rural health clinics, in home health shortage area, certificate of need exemption: SHB 2621
Rural health clinics, in home health shortage area, regulatory exemption: HB 2621, SHB 2621, * SB 6359, CH 258 (2020)
Rural health clinics, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: * EHB 1552, CH 4 (2020), HB 2598, SB 6358, SSB 6358
School-based health centers, authorization of: HB 2288, SB 6563
School-based health centers, establishing: SB 6279
School-based health centers, providing telehealth and mental/physical care: HB 2562, SB 6416
School-based health centers, work group on, establishing: HB 2708
Security guards, workplace violence prevention training: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Sexual assault coordinated community response task force, establishing: SB 6158, * SSB 6158, CH 202 (2020)
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Substance use disorders, persons presenting with, required facility services for: SB 6311, SSB 6311, 2SSB 6311
Suicide, deaths and attempts as notifiable conditions to report: HB 2563
Teaching/training facility, inpatient care, U. of Washington report on siting of: * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019)
Trauma center, level 1, gun violence victims helpline/counseling/referral service: * ESSB 6288, CH 313 (2020)
Violence, protecting employees and volunteers from, plans and training for: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Whistleblower protections, various facilities: HB 1049, * SHB 1049, CH 62 (2019), SB 5401
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; VETERINARIANS)
Abortion, provider requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, provider requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, * SB 6038 (2020) V
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, point injection therapy: HB 2203, * SB 6038 (2020) V
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, suicide assessment and treatment training: * ESHB 2411, CH 229 (2020)
Anxiety level of patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Applied behavior analysis, behavior technician certification, discontinuing: HB 2831, SB 6532
Assault, third degree, to include assault of any health care provider: HB 2294
Assistants, medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Athletic trainers, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Audiologists, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Audiologists, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Blockchain technology, Washington blockchain work group, establishing: HB 2604, SB 6065, * SSB 6065 (2020) V
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Children, services/prescription drugs for, parental consent requirement: HB 2928, SB 6664
Chiropractors, adjustments by regular senior students: HB 1477, * SB 5817, CH 405 (2019)
Chiropractors, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Chiropractors, medicaid payment for manipulative therapy and services: HB 2702
Credentialing of providers by health insurance carriers, requirements: * EHB 1552, CH 4 (2020)
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, certain reporting by/on, repealing: SB 6062
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, moving provisions to Title 18: SB 6062
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, registration/updates/reporting by: ESSB 6062
Doulas, registration of: HB 2798, SB 6593
Driver's license, medical alert designation on, provider role: EHB 2440
East Asian medicine, renaming as "acupuncture or Eastern medicine": HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
East Asian medicine, scope of practice and education/training: HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, * SB 6038 (2020) V
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, point injection therapy: HB 2203, * SB 6038 (2020) V
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, suicide assessment and treatment training: * ESHB 2411, CH 229 (2020)
Emergency medical personnel, certain fishing/hunting licenses, at no charge: HB 2450
Emergency medical personnel, local government consortium, PERS service credit: SB 6616
Emergency medical services personnel licensure interstate compact: HB 2462
Emergency medical services personnel practice, interstate commission for: HB 2462
Emergency medical technicians, certain, LEOFF plan 2 service credit, when: HB 2902
Emergency medical technicians, role in safe station pilot program: SB 6648
Employees of facilities, meal and rest breaks and overtime for various: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Employees of facilities, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Eyes, scleral tattooing, prohibiting performing of: * SHB 1856, CH 307 (2019)
Facility medical staff, whistleblower protections and sanction process: HB 1049, * SHB 1049, CH 62 (2019), SB 5401
Fee-setting for professions, public role in rule-making process: * HB 1753, CH 303 (2019)
Female genital mutilation, performing on a minor, class B felony: HB 2000
Female genital mutilation, performing, as unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2000, SB 5257
Fire protection districts, health clinic services, authority to provide: SB 6058, * SSB 6058, CH 94 (2020)
Hearing aid dispensers, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing aid dispensers, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Identicard, medical alert designation on, provider role: EHB 2440
Independent health care providers, B&O tax exemption and deduction: HB 2582
Massage therapy, licensed therapist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, * SSB 5097, CH 295 (2020)
Medicaid, managed health care system, nonparticipating providers: HB 2616, SB 6397, * SSB 6397, CH 260 (2020)
Medicaid/medicare, certain providers, B&O tax surcharges exemption, when: HB 2392
Medical assistant-colon hydrotherapists, certification of and requirements for: ESHB 2775
Medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Medical school graduates, international, assistance program and committee: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, barriers/assistance program, studying: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Medical school graduates, international, licensure, grants, and work group: * SB 6551, CH 325 (2020)
Medical school graduates, international, residency programs: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, work group for studying, establishing: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Music therapists, certification of, and advisory committee: HB 2707
Music therapists, licensing of, and advisory committee: HB 2706, SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Naturopaths, medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist delegation from/supervision by: ESHB 2775
Naturopaths, nursing assistant performing colon hydrotherapy when delegated by: HB 2775
Naturopathy, drug and controlled substance prescribing: SHB 1630
Naturopathy, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: HB 1630, SB 5752
Noncompetition covenants, medical school/faculty group practice employees: SB 6081, SSB 6081
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Nurses, ARNPs, insurance reimbursement at physician level: HB 1433, SB 5647
Nurses, forensic nurse examiners for nonfatal strangulation victims: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Nurses, interstate commission of nurse licensure compact administrators: HB 1882, HB 2376, SB 5460, SB 6209, SSB 6209
Nurses, licensing of, conditioning on survey data submission, prohibiting: SB 6538
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Nurses, multistate license-holding, reporting by various facilities of number of: SSB 6209
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2019: HB 1882, SB 5460
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2020: HB 2376, SB 6209, SSB 6209
Nurses, nurse educator incentive grant program, establishing: SB 5931
Nurses, regional sexual assault nurse examiner leader pilot program: HB 1942
Nurses, RN students, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Nurses, RNs and ARNPs, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Nurses, RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: SB 5344, SSB 5344
Nurses, school, continuing certification, suicide screening/referral training: HB 2643, SHB 2643
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners in E. Washington, program for: HB 1942
Nursing assistants, certified, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Nursing assistants, colon hydrotherapy by, when: HB 2775
Opioid prescribing, requirements: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 2337, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019), SB 6447, SSB 6447
Opioids, certain practitioners prescribing, limiting liability of, when: HB 2807
Optometrists, suicide assessment and treatment training: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411, CH 229 (2020)
Osteopathic physician assistants, repealing separate chapter for: HB 2378, * SHB 2378, CH 80 (2020), SB 5411, SB 6240
Osteopathic physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Osteopathy, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Paramedics, training program use of live animals, prohibitions: SB 5211, SSB 5211
Participating providers, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Pelvic examinations, by health care providers, informed consent: * ESB 5282, CH 187 (2020)
Phlebotomists, forensic, statutory minimum qualifications, removing: HB 1504, ESHB 1504
Physical therapists, intramuscular needling: HB 1260, SB 5642
Physical therapists, spinal manipulation endorsement, repealing certain provisions: HB 2482, SB 6407
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Physician assistants, modernizing practice of: HB 2378, * SHB 2378, CH 80 (2020), SB 5411, SB 6240
Physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement, prohibition: HB 2313
Physicians, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Primary care collaborative, establishing: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Primary care providers, behavioral health disorders partnership access line for: * SHB 2728, CH 291 (2020)
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, increasing payment rates: SSB 6676
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, medicare payment rate floor for: SB 5319
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, minimum fee schedule for: SB 6676, SSB 6676
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, payment rate floor for: SB 6676, SSB 6676
Provider networks, health insurance enrollee protections: SB 5780
Provider organizations, material changes to, notice of: HB 1607, * SHB 1607, CH 267 (2019), HB 2170
Provider organizations, material changes to, rate-setting due to: HB 1693
Provider organizations, noncompetitive practices by, whistleblower protections: HB 2172
Provider organizations, physicians, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 340 (2020)
Providers, health care services, delaying B&O service/activities tax increase for: HB 2953
Providers, information and services within practice scope/care standards: HB 1608, SB 5542
Providers, information within practice scope/care standards, providing: * ESHB 1608, CH 102 (2020)
Providers, provision of information to patient regarding death with dignity act: HB 1608, * ESHB 1608, CH 102 (2020), SB 5542
Radiologic technologists, diagnostic, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Records, health care information, firearm background checks: HB 1097
Reflexology, certification, exempting foot zone therapy from: HB 1848
Reflexology, certified reflexologist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, * SSB 5097, CH 295 (2020)
Reimbursement, through medicaid at medicare rate or higher: HB 1185
Respiratory care practitioners, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Rheumatologists, pediatric/juvenile, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Rural providers, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: * EHB 1552, CH 4 (2020), HB 2598, SB 6358, SSB 6358
Sexual misconduct, providers sanctioned for, notifying patients: HB 1198, * SHB 1198, CH 69 (2019)
Students, professional practice by, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Suicide, deaths and attempts as notifiable conditions to report: HB 2563
Suicide, prevention training program for health care professionals: HB 2411, * ESHB 2411, CH 229 (2020)
Surgical technologists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Telehealth training/treatment program to aid at-risk students, provider role: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, physician credentialing: * SB 5387, CH 49 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 48 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training, when required: SB 6061, * SSB 6061, CH 147 (2020)
Trainers, athletic, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Unprofessional conduct, to include human embryo genome editing: HB 1990
Vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing, provider role: SB 6636
Vision care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, * ESSB 5759, CH 241 (2020) PV
Washington health corps initiative, professionals in underserved areas via: HB 1668, SHB 1668, * 2SHB 1668, CH 302 (2019)
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, exemption for certain providers: HB 2392, SB 6055, SB 6059
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, various provisions, modifying: HB 2468
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH, DEPARTMENT)
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing, local role: HB 2695
Communicable diseases, sexually transmitted or blood-borne, controlling: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Fitness centers, safety and sanitation, role of local health officers: SB 5553, SSB 5553
Lemonade/nonalcoholic beverages, sale by child, enforcement exemption: SB 6320
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, department permits for: HB 2777, SB 6434
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, local jurisdiction permits for: SHB 2777
On-site sewage systems, department easement requirement, prohibiting: HB 1338, * SB 5503, CH 21 (2019) PV
On-site sewage systems, single-property applications: HB 1471, SHB 1471
HEALTH, DEPARTMENT  HEALTH, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin for, disposal and reporting, DOH role: HB 1525
Ambulatory surgical facilities, regulatory program for, modifications: SB 5906
Ammunition, lead, selling/giving to person under 21, risks handout/sign: HB 1346
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing, department role: HB 2695
Behavioral health, full integration implementation, DOH role: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Boards and commissions, opioid prescribing by health care professionals: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, DOH to coordinate: HB 2838
Childhood adverse experiences, resiliency-building strategies, DOH role: HB 1925
Dental quality assurance commission, dental therapy and therapists: HB 1317, SHB 1317, SB 5392
Dentistry, state dental director, in DOH, creating position of: HB 2377
Detention facilities, private, inspections and enforcement, DOH to study: * ESHB 2576, CH 284 (2020)
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, DOH to report concerning: SB 6663
Eating disorders, diabulimia among type 1 diabetics, health information: * SSB 6663, CH 267 (2020)
Emergency medical services data system, electronic, establishing: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Enforcement actions, department burden of proof: SB 6227
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report, DOH role: SHB 2428
Facilities, oversight/licensing/enforcement, evaluating/standardizing, DOH role: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Fee-setting for health care professions, public role in rule-making process: * HB 1753, CH 303 (2019)
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: SB 6594
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: ESHB 2036
Health systems, transparency, data/practices/services/finances, DOH role: HB 2036
HIV and hepatitis C testing pilot project, King county and DOH to conduct: SB 6303
Hospitals, psychiatric, inspection and licensing standards enforcement, DOH role: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Hospitals, psychiatric, technical assistance for, DOH role: * SHB 2426, CH 115 (2020), SSB 6274
Hospitals, state, transferring licensing and inspection to DOH: SB 6600
Kindergarten, parent guide, department to provide to certain households: SHB 2865
Kindergarten, readiness guidelines, department to provide to certain households: HB 2865
Law enforcement officer mental health and wellness, task force on, DOH role: SB 6570, * SSB 6570, CH 327 (2020) PV
Maternal mortality review panel, reviews and data-sharing: HB 1369, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 317 (2019)
Measles outbreak, 2019 Clark county, budget stabilization account appropriations: SB 6009
Medical commission, duties of: SB 6303
Medical quality assurance commission, renaming as medical commission: HB 1548, * SB 5764, CH 55 (2019)
Medical school graduates, international, full use of, studying: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, implementation work group, DOH role: * SB 6551, CH 325 (2020)
Medical school graduates, international, licensure, grants, and work group: * SB 6551, CH 325 (2020)
Music therapy advisory committee, creating, DOH role: HB 2706, HB 2707, SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Naturopathy, board of, medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist delegation/supervision: ESHB 2775
Nursing quality assurance commission, licensing of nurses, provisions: SB 6538
Nursing quality assurance commission, multistate license-holding nurses: SSB 6209
Organ transport vehicles, licensing and authority of, DOH role: SB 6580
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, with streptococcal infections, DOH report: HB 2745
Peer support counselor certification program, transfer to DOH, sunrise review of: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, drug offense property seizure/forfeiture: SB 6266, SSB 6266
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, nonresident pharmacy licensure: * HB 1412, CH 25 (2019), SB 5459
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, returned medications reuse, when: SB 6526, * SSB 6526, CH 264 (2020)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, role, HIV preexposure prophylaxis: SB 6303
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, role, sexually transmitted infections: SB 6303
Podiatric medical board, members, increasing number: * SB 6143, CH 248 (2020)
Professional licensing, DOH military assistance web page concerning: HB 2303, SHB 2303, 2SHB 2303
Psychology, examining board of, psychologist prescriptive authority, board role: HB 2967
Public health, foundational services, defining and funding: HB 1497, SHB 1497, * 2SHB 1497, CH 14 (2019), SB 5732
Reproductive health care access for all act, DOH role: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
School-based health centers, establishment of, DOH role: HB 2708, SB 6279
Schools, lead in drinking water systems/outlets, DOH role: SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Sex offender treatment providers advisory committee, reestablishing: * ESSB 6641, CH 266 (2020)
Sex offender treatment providers, certified/certified affiliate, availability of: SB 6641, * ESSB 6641, CH 266 (2020)
Sexual offender treatment providers advisory committee, reestablishing: SB 6641
Suicide alert and response system, work group on enhancing, convening: HB 2563
Vaccination, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Vaccination, vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing, DOH role: SB 6636
Vapor products, labeling requirements, DOH role: HB 1932
Vital records and statistics, single comprehensive state system, DOH role: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Wilderness therapy programs, for troubled youth, licensing, DOH role: SB 6637
Women, infant, and children program, EBT card use in ATM, where and when: HB 2830, * SB 6136, CH 64 (2020)
Women/infant/children farmers market nutrition program, fruit/vegetable benefit: HB 1587, HB 2262, SB 5583, SB 6309, SSB 6309, * 2SSB 6309, CH 68 (2020)
HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF  HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF RSS Feed
               
Blood-borne pathogens, program for reducing incidence, board role: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Breweries, domestic, dogs on premises, when, board rule-making role: * HB 2412, CH 230 (2020)
Children's restaurant meals, default beverage options: HB 2383, SHB 2383, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Communicable diseases, sexually transmitted or blood-borne, controlling: HB 1551, * ESHB 1551, CH 76 (2020), SB 5562
Fitness centers, safety and sanitation, board role: SB 5553, SSB 5553
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, board regulation of: HB 2777, SB 6434
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, regulation of, and pilot program, board role: SHB 2777
On-site sewage systems, failures, rules adoption by board: HB 1471, SHB 1471
Public water systems, health-affecting emerging contaminants: HB 1831
Public water systems, PFAS substances in, board role: SSB 6342, 2SSB 6342
Public water systems, PFAS substances/chromium 6/1,4 dioxane in, board role: SB 6342
HEATING AND HEATERS  HEATING AND HEATERS RSS Feed
               
Service providers, in-home, licensing and background checks: HB 1967
Solid fuel burning devices, fee on each retail sale of: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
Solid fuel burning devices, particulate air contaminant emission standard: HB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
Water heaters, efficiency standards: HB 1444, SHB 1444, * 2SHB 1444, CH 286 (2019), SB 5115, SSB 5115, 2SSB 5115
Woodstoves, education and enforcement, revenues to fund: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
HISTORICAL SOCIETIES  HISTORICAL SOCIETIES RSS Feed
               
Civil rights trail advisory board, establishing: HB 2899
Civil rights trail program, establishing, WA state historical society role: HB 2899
Civil rights trail site recognition process and award program, establishing: HB 2899
Legislative buildings, display of art and exhibits in, program for: SB 5869
State historical societies, duties of, grants for cultural/historical organizations: * HB 2837, CH 48 (2020), SB 6571
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES  HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES RSS Feed
               (See also HOUSE RESOLUTIONS; SENATE RESOLUTIONS)
Americans with disabilities act (ADA), thirtieth anniversary of, commemorating: * HR 4657 (2020), * SR 8690 (2020)
Amyloidosis awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4649 (2020)
Apple blossom festival, 100th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8627 (2019)
Apple blossom festival, 101st anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8685 (2020)
Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month, celebrating: * HR 4627 (2019)
Asian Pacific American Affairs, Washington state commission on, sapphire anniversary of: * SR 8621 (2019)
Auschwitz-Birkenau, liberation of, seventy-fifth anniversary, commemorating: * HR 4651 (2020), * SR 8663 (2020)
Black history month, celebrating: * HR 4614 (2019), * HR 4655 (2020), * SR 8623 (2019)
Black history month, recognizing February as: HB 2312
Blood donations, on March 12 in honor of Hunter Goodman, encouraging: * SR 8710 (2020)
Blood donor day, recognizing December 18 as: HB 2818, * SB 6567, CH 74 (2020)
Bravo detonation in Marshall Islands, anniversary on March 1st of, legacy of, acknowledging: * SR 8701 (2020)
Building industry association of Washington, honoring on its seventieth anniversary: * SR 8672 (2020)
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4612 (2019), * SR 8619 (2019), * SR 8683 (2020)
Chinese American history month, designating January as: SB 6679
Chinese American history month, public school commemoration of: SB 6679
Civic education day, recognizing February 21, 2020, as: * SR 8686 (2020)
Dolores Huerta day, April 10 as: * HB 1906, CH 10 (2019), SB 5868
Donate life month, national, observing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019), * SR 8707 (2020)
Education and sharing day, recognizing: * HR 4638 (2019)
Equal rights amendment, federal, passage in 1972, acknowledging anniversary of: * SR 8631 (2019)
Executive order 9066, seventy-eighth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4661 (2020), * SR 8678 (2020)
Executive order 9066, seventy-seventh anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4610 (2019), * SR 8620 (2019)
FFA week, national, celebrating: * HR 4611 (2019)
Fifteenth amendment, 150th anniversary of ratification of, acknowledging: * SR 8677 (2020)
Filipino American history month, establishing: HB 1787, * SB 5865, CH 283 (2019)
Future farmers of America, Washington's, 90th year of, recognizing: * HR 4680 (2020), * SR 8666 (2020)
Goodman, Hunter, former secretary of senate, blood donations on March 12 in honor of: * SR 8710 (2020)
Human trafficking awareness month, designating January as: SB 6633
Indian civilization fund act, signing of, two hundred first anniversary of, acknowledging: * SR 8703 (2020)
Juneteenth, as state legal holiday: HB 2312
Kindergartner, month of the, September as: SB 5028, * SSB 5028, CH 179 (2019)
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4602 (2019), * HR 4647 (2020), * SR 8603 (2019), * SR 8660 (2020)
Korean Declaration of Independence, centennial of, commemorating: * HR 4617 (2019)
League of women voters of the United States, honoring on its 100th anniversary: * SR 8681 (2020)
LGBTQ pride month, June as: HB 2065, SB 5356, SSB 5356, * E2SSB 5356, CH 395 (2019)
Lincoln, Abraham, president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4662 (2020)
Lunar New Year, recognizing: * HR 4608 (2019), * HR 4643 (2020), * SR 8612 (2019), * SR 8661 (2020)
Motorcycle safety awareness month, celebrating May as: * SR 8648 (2019), * SR 8698 (2020)
Navy day, celebrating: * HR 4652 (2020), * SR 8667 (2020)
Nineteenth amendment to U.S. constitution, ratification by state legislature, 100th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4656 (2020), * SR 8670 (2020)
Nowruz, the Persian new year, celebrating the spring equinox as: * SR 8633 (2019)
PANDAS and PANS awareness day, recognizing October 9 as: HB 2847
Periodic table of chemical elements, international year of the, celebrating: * SR 8662 (2020)
Poland and the United States, one hundred years of diplomatic relations between, commemorating: * SR 8695 (2020)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4613 (2019), * HR 4662 (2020), * SR 8617 (2019)
Public holidays, excluding from regular legislative session: SJR 8203
Public lands day, designating: * HB 1449, CH 224 (2019)
Reagan, Ronald, 40th president of the United States, honoring on his birthday: * SR 8673 (2020)
Republic day in India, 2019, honoring: * SR 8606 (2019)
Republic day in India, 2020, honoring: * SR 8664 (2020)
Salmon, international year of the, recognizing 2019 as: HJM 4012
School recognition week, observing: * HR 4667 (2020)
Taiwan relations act, fortieth anniversary of, celebrating: * HR 4627 (2019)
Tribes and treaties day, Washington state, third Monday in November as: HB 2751
TVW, 25 years of continuous service, congratulating for: * HR 4665 (2020)
Ukrainian Americans, their Independence Day, celebrating: * SR 8650 (2019)
Vaisakhi, Sikh American community's celebration of: * SR 8639 (2019), SR 8696
Washington farm bureau, recognizing in its centennial year: * HR 4650 (2020), * SR 8679 (2020)
Washington, George, president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4662 (2020)
Women in public office day, celebrating: * HR 4624 (2019)
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC DEFENSE, OFFICE)
Assistance, department of commerce data/data collection systems for, studying: SB 6647
Assistance, government spending on, LEAP internet-based portal for: SB 6647
Camping on public property, city or county ordinance restricting, when: HB 2658
Camping on public property, unauthorized, misdemeanor, SHELTER act: SB 6459
Children, homeless, early childhood education and assistance eligibility: HB 1574, SHB 1574, SB 5820
Children, homeless, working connections child care eligibility: HB 1574, SHB 1574, HB 2456, * SHB 2456, CH 279 (2020), SB 5820, SSB 5820, 2SSB 5820, SB 6351, SSB 6351
Discrimination based on housing status, prohibiting: HB 1591
Drugs, illegal, supervised injection sites, city/county ordinance prohibiting: HB 2658
Encampments, camping on public property, ordinance restricting, when: HB 2658
Encampments, camping on public property, unauthorized, SHELTER act: SB 6459
Encampments, establishing near school or early learning facility, prohibiting: SB 5882
Encampments, moving homeless out of, appropriations for: HB 2522, SB 6167
Encampments, safe parking, small houses, and shelters, provisions: HB 1754, * ESHB 1754, CH 223 (2020), SB 5644
Encampments, sanctioned camping capacity in local plans: HB 2649
Encampments, sanctioned camping, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Essential needs and housing support program, provisions: HB 2388, HB 2809, SB 6472, SSB 6472, SB 6495, * SSB 6495, CH 322 (2020)
Facilities for homeless persons, tax revenue use for: * EHB 1219, CH 73 (2019) PV, SB 5195
Gravely disabled persons/minors, as manifesting self-neglect, Ch. 71.05/71.34: SB 6458
Homeless client management information system, use of: HB 1754, * ESHB 1754, CH 223 (2020), SB 5644
Homelessness impact grant program, for security/sanitation services, creating: SB 6196
Homelessness, definitions of, standardizing for services access: HB 2388, SHB 2388, SB 6472, SSB 6472
Homelessness, local sales/use tax for addressing and preventing: HB 2658
Housing and assistance, homeless, complete local sheltering plans: HB 2649
Housing and assistance, local homeless, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1667, * ESHB 1667, CH 372 (2019), * HB 1980, CH 136 (2019), HB 2015, * ESHB 2015, CH 448 (2019), HB 2460, HB 2639, HB 2649, SB 5667, SB 5769, SB 5898, SSB 5898, SB 5902, SB 6196
Housing, emergency/supportive, entities providing, local utility connection charge waiver: HB 2629, SB 6414
Housing, formerly homeless postsecondary students, in retirement facilities, pilot program: SB 6560, SSB 6560
Housing, home sharing support grant program, creating: HB 2639
Housing, permanent supportive, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 2282
Housing, recently homeless or at-risk, diversion services grant program: SB 6186
Housing, temporary, funding from education legacy trust account for: SB 6581
Housing, transitional housing operating and rent program, modifying: HB 2348, * SB 6229, CH 155 (2020)
Housing/shelter/interventions, homeless, King county payroll expense tax for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Identicards, for homeless persons: HB 2834, SB 5664, SB 6426
Identicards, for homeless persons under 25 years old: HB 2607, * SHB 2607, CH 124 (2020), SB 6304
Identicards, for homeless persons, assistance and support program for: SSB 6475
Identification assistance and support pilot program, establishing: SB 6475
Identification assistance and support program, establishing: SSB 6475
Job opportunities, local beautification projects pilot program: SB 5261, SSB 5261
Job training and housing for homeless, grant program for municipalities: SB 6385, SSB 6385
Payroll expense tax, on King county businesses, imposing to aid homeless: HB 2907, SHB 2907, SB 6669
Personal care services, for seniors and persons with disabilities, pilot project: HB 1859, SB 5839, SSB 5839
Persons experiencing homelessness, defining homelessness in terms of: HB 2388, SHB 2388, SB 6472, SSB 6472
Persons who are homeless, tax credits for employers who hire: SB 6564, SSB 6564
Religious organizations, hosting the homeless, prohibitions/requirements: HB 1754, * ESHB 1754, CH 223 (2020), SB 5644
Rights of homeless, in public space: HB 1591, SHB 1591
Services for homeless, charitable organizations providing, audits/audit reports: SB 6612
Services for homeless, priority when proof of residency in local jurisdiction: SB 5722
Shelter, emergency, entities providing, local utility connection or service line charge waiver: ESHB 2629
Shelters, emergency, entities providing, local utility connection charge waiver: SSB 6414
Shelters, for homeless, city/county emergency overnight sites, requirements: SB 6459
Shelters, for homeless, city/county parcels zoned/suitable, feasible for: SHB 2649
Shelters, for homeless, emergency, local sales/use tax option to fund: SB 6649, SSB 6649
Shelters, for homeless, prevailing wages for construction: * HB 1743, CH 29 (2019), SB 5766, SSB 5766
Sleeping outdoors, city/county criminal sanctions for, prohibiting, when: HB 2893
Students, homeless and/or in foster care, educational outcomes and work group: HB 2711, * SHB 2711, CH 233 (2020), SB 6511, SSB 6511
Students, homeless, certain information concerning, on OSPI web site: * SB 6103, CH 61 (2020)
Students, homeless, college assistance pilot program for: HB 1572, SB 5800, SSB 5800, * 2SSB 5800, CH 330 (2019)
Students, homeless, higher education accommodations: SB 5738
Students, homeless, housing via college bound scholarship program: HB 1278, SB 6424
Students, homeless, identifying and providing with housing, grant programs: HB 1263, SHB 1263, SB 5324, * SSB 5324, CH 412 (2019)
Temporary assistance for needy families, expanding access for the homeless: SB 6575
Temporary shelters or transitional encampments, SEPA exemption, when: SB 5946, ESSB 5946
Veterans, at-risk rural, outreach and resources housing program: HB 1939
WorkFirst TANF program, homeless child/youth, 60-month limit exemption: * 2SSB 6478, CH 320 (2020)
WorkFirst TANF program, homeless recipients, 60-month limit exemption: SB 6478
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection programs, office of, role: HB 1775, SHB 1775, SB 5744, SSB 5744
Youth, homeless, HOPE centers and outreach services for street youth: * HB 1657, CH 124 (2019), SB 5470
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; FIREARMS; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION; LANDLORD AND TENANT; LODGING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; RECORDS; TAXES - PROPERTY)
Affordable housing program, replacing with housing trust fund program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, city and county real estate sales excise tax for: HB 1493, SB 5357, SSB 5357
Affordable housing, community and technical college faculty and employees: HB 2382
Affordable housing, construction of, prevailing wages for: * HB 1743, CH 29 (2019), SB 5766, SSB 5766
Affordable housing, construction sales/use tax revenue distribution for: SHB 1581
Affordable housing, development on religious organization property: HB 1377, * SHB 1377, CH 218 (2019), SB 5358, SSB 5358
Affordable housing, document recording surcharge: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019)
Affordable housing, eliminating a financial institution B&O tax deduction to fund: SB 6445
Affordable housing, federal low-income housing credit program, cost data: SB 5361
Affordable housing, for persons with disabilities, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Affordable housing, groundwater withdrawals for, waiving fees: HB 1982
Affordable housing, housing affordability zones in urban growth areas: SB 5802
Affordable housing, housing assistance program, cost data: SB 5361
Affordable housing, housing assistance program, replacing: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, King county payroll expense tax revenue use for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Affordable housing, land development or management services sales taxation: * HB 2229, CH 109 (2020), SB 6079
Affordable housing, lease/rent of school district surplus property for: * HB 2617, CH 40 (2020), SB 6265
Affordable housing, light rail station urban density standards exemption: SB 5424
Affordable housing, limited areas of more intensive rural development for: SB 5193, SSB 5193
Affordable housing, loans to programs for, B&O tax credit: HB 2606
Affordable housing, local infrastructure investment programs to support: SB 6328, SSB 6328
Affordable housing, local revitalization financing: ESHB 2804
Affordable housing, local sales and use tax for, authority to impose: * HB 1590, CH 222 (2020), SB 6126
Affordable housing, local sales and use tax revenues for: HB 1406, * SHB 1406, CH 338 (2019), HB 1581, SB 5646
Affordable housing, local sales/use tax for, modifying provisions: * EHB 2797 (2020) V, SB 6631, SSB 6631
Affordable housing, low-, very low-, and extremely low-income households: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019), HB 2343, * SHB 2343, CH 173 (2020), SB 5440, SB 6334, SSB 6334
Affordable housing, low-income households, additional property tax levies: HB 2489, * SB 6212, CH 253 (2020)
Affordable housing, low-income households, housing trust fund program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, low-income single-family, American dream homes: SB 6457, SSB 6457
Affordable housing, low-income, impact fee exemption up to full waiver: SB 6386
Affordable housing, multi-unit in residential targeted areas, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multi-unit in urban growth areas, authorizing: HB 2780, SB 6536, SSB 6536
Affordable housing, multi-unit in urban growth areas, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multifamily in rural counties, property tax exemption: HB 1790, SB 5739, SSB 5739
Affordable housing, multifamily rental and homeownership projects: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, HB 2746, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption, extending, when: HB 2950, * SHB 2950, CH 237 (2020) PV
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption, work group to study: HB 2950
Affordable housing, multiple-unit in urban centers, property tax exemption: HB 2490, HB 2746, SB 5363, SSB 5363, SB 5366, SSB 5366
Affordable housing, multiple-unit, real estate sales excise tax rate reduction: HB 2452, SB 6201
Affordable housing, municipal utility surplus property disposal for: EHB 2896
Affordable housing, nine percent low-income housing tax credit program: HB 2010
Affordable housing, permanently, community revitalization financing: * HB 2497, CH 280 (2020)
Affordable housing, permanently, local infrastructure financing