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WAGES AND HOURS  WAGES AND HOURS RSS Feed
               (See also EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; PUBLIC WORKS)
Debt, employer owing to deceased employee, payment of: * SB 5831, CH 89 (2019)
Employee classification, work group on, establishing: SHB 1515
Employees, employee fair classification act, creating: HB 1515, HB 1601, SB 5513, SB 5690
Employees, rest and meal periods, variance from: SB 5374
Employer-employee relationship, under wage and compensation laws: HB 1515, HB 1601, SB 5513, SB 5690
Excess compensation tax, imposing: SB 6017
Health care facilities, certain employees, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Health care facilities, certain employees, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Hours worked on computer, for state agency services contracts, verifying: HB 1744, SB 5809
Liens, wage liens for wage claims on property, comprehensive provisions: HB 1514, SHB 1514, 2SHB 1514
Lieutenant governor, performing duties of governor, payment for: SB 5797
Overtime, by correctional officers: HB 1345, SHB 1345, SB 5200
Public employee salaries/wages, inflationary increase in state budget outlook: SB 5963, SSB 5963
Railroad yardmasters, hours of service and rest periods: HB 1842, SB 5878
Scheduling, food service, hospitality, and retail establishment workers: HB 1491, SHB 1491, SB 5717, SSB 5717
School employees, leave accumulation maximum amount: HB 1409, SB 5414
School employees, paid sick leave for, staffing funding allocations to support: HB 2084
Wage boards, for nonemployee workers, convening: HB 1601
Wage or salary history, prospective employee's, employer inquiries: HB 1696, * ESHB 1696, CH 345 (2019), SB 5090, SSB 5090
Wage scale or salary range for job title, employer to provide: HB 1696, * ESHB 1696, CH 345 (2019)
Wages and benefits, direct contractor liability for payment: HB 1395, SHB 1395, SB 5565
Wages, certain charges imposed on, revenue use, constitutional amendment: SJR 8211
Wages, federal government failure to fund, employee "unemployed" due to: SB 5716
Wages, minimum, for persons under independent personal labor contracts: SB 5987
Wages, payment of, governmental employers requiring working without: SB 5707
Wages, subminimum, certificates for persons with disabilities for, eliminating: * EHB 1706, CH 374 (2019), SB 5753
Wages, vested vacation time/paid time off as, payment at end of employment: HB 2171
Whistleblower qui tam actions on behalf of state: HB 1965, SHB 1965, 2SHB 1965
Workers' boards, for nonemployee workers, convening: SB 5690
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE  WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE RSS Feed
               
Emergencies, suspending regulatory provisions, governor authority: * SB 5260, CH 472 (2019)
Occupational boards, standing committees to review regulations: HB 1770
WATER  WATER RSS Feed
               (See also WATER POLLUTION)
Distribution businesses, public utility tax revenues, depositing in account: SB 5938
Districts, irrigation, as broadband internet services providers: SB 5085
Districts, irrigation, construction contract bidding: * ESB 5453, CH 462 (2019)
Districts, irrigation, director and secretary bond requirements, removing: * ESB 5453, CH 462 (2019)
Districts, irrigation, elections practices, studying: * ESB 5453, CH 462 (2019)
Districts, water-sewer, as broadband internet services providers: SB 5085
Districts, water-sewer, commissioner insurance coverage: HB 1241, * SB 5122, CH 40 (2019)
Districts, water-sewer, tax rates disclosure: SB 5024, ESSB 5024
Districts, water-sewer, unit priced public works contracting use by: SHB 1359, SB 5381, * ESSB 5418, CH 434 (2019) PV
Drought conditions, water shortage resiliency and emergency withdrawals: HB 1622, ESHB 1622, SB 5675
Droughts, watering and landscaping, homeowners'/condominium associations: HB 1165
Infrastructure, water infrastructure program, establishing: HB 1889, SB 5136
Public water systems, health-affecting emerging contaminants: HB 1831
Reclaimed water, on-site treated nonpotable systems, standards: HB 1747, ESHB 1747
Schools, lead in drinking water systems/outlets: HB 1860
Utilities, individual unit metering, when: HB 1818, SB 5775
Watersheds, Walla Walla pilot program, extending: HB 1013, SHB 1013, SB 5352, SSB 5352, * 2SSB 5352, CH 78 (2019)
Well drilling, for low-income housing, waiving fees: HB 1982
Wells, permit-exempt, restricting owner use, just compensation for: SB 5369
WATER POLLUTION  WATER POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT)
Car wash facilities, commercial, sales and use tax exemptions to support: HB 1115
Control facilities, opioid pollution reduction permits for: SB 5657
Drinking water, lead in school systems/outlets: HB 1860
Health-affecting emerging contaminants, in public water systems: HB 1831
Mining, motorized or gravity siphon aquatic, discharges from, prohibitions: HB 1261, SHB 1261, SB 5322, ESSB 5322
Motor vehicle leaks, don't drip and drive program, statewide, developing: HB 1853
NPDES permit issuance, imidacloprid in shellfish beds: HB 1611, SB 5626
Plastic pollution prevention, marine, requesting action via new trade agreements with China: SJM 8009
Reclaimed water, on-site treated nonpotable systems, standards: HB 1747, ESHB 1747
Stormwater pollution, reducing, model toxics control program funding for: SB 5993, * ESSB 5993, CH 422 (2019)
Stormwater pollution, reducing, water infrastructure program role: HB 1889, SB 5136
Stormwater, runoff on state highways, funds use plans for reducing: HB 2125, * SB 5505, CH 435 (2019)
Wastewater treatment, opioid pollution reduction permits: SB 5657
Water quality certification, decisions and rule making: HB 1029
WATER RIGHTS  WATER RIGHTS RSS Feed
               
Flows or levels, minimum for public waters, establishing: HB 1979
Groundwater withdrawals, restricting owner use, just compensation for: SB 5369
Groundwater withdrawals/well drilling, for low-income housing, waiving fees: HB 1982
WEAPONS  WEAPONS RSS Feed
               (See also FIREARMS)
Knives, spring blade, provisions: SB 5782
Possession, on child care center premises, prohibitions: ESSB 5434
Possession, on child care center, library, or park premises, prohibitions: HB 1530, SB 5434
Protection order violations, weapon surrendering and prohibitions due to: HB 1541
WEEDS  WEEDS RSS Feed
               
Noxious, on state lands, replacing with plants beneficial for pollinators: SB 5552, * SSB 5552, CH 353 (2019)
WILDLIFE  WILDLIFE RSS Feed
               (See also HUNTING; ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS)
Airports, using padded body-gripping animal traps: HB 1917, * SHB 1917, CH 382 (2019)
Bear, black, hunting with dogs, prohibitions: HB 1046
Cougar control pilot program, establishing: SB 5100
Cougar, bobcat, or lynx, hunting with dogs, prohibitions: HB 1046
Critical habitat, to include habitat for bees/pollinators: SB 5552, * SSB 5552, CH 353 (2019)
Damage by wildlife, agricultural, claims for: HB 1875, SHB 1875
Damage by wildlife, prevention, nonlethal dog pursuit training to aid: * HB 1516, CH 226 (2019), SB 5320
Damage by wildlife, protections against: HB 1045, SB 5620
Deer, whitetail populations in district one of region one: SB 5525, SSB 5525
Elk, "New Zealand design" elk fencing pilot project: SB 5620
Elk, agricultural land damage minimization, studying: HB 2055
Elk, elk management pilot project, modifying and extending: HB 2055
Elk, pasture and fencing damage, pilot compensation program for: HB 2055
Marbled murrelet, long-term conservation strategies: HB 1546, SHB 1546, SB 5547, SSB 5547
Orcas, southern resident, commercial whale watching regulation: HB 1580, SHB 1580, 2SHB 1580, SB 5577, SSB 5577, * 2SSB 5577, CH 291 (2019)
Orcas, southern resident, killer whale task force recommendations: HB 1579, SHB 1579, * 2SHB 1579, CH 290 (2019) PV, SB 5580
Orcas, southern resident, protections and recovery: HB 1579, SHB 1579, * 2SHB 1579, CH 290 (2019) PV, HB 1580, SHB 1580, 2SHB 1580, SB 5577, SSB 5577, * 2SSB 5577, CH 291 (2019), SB 5580
Sea lions, managing through hunting or bounty programs: HJM 4001
Sea lions, maximum lethal take to enhance salmon recovery: HB 1824
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, managing through bounty system: SB 5824
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, managing to enhance salmon recovery, panels for: SHB 1824
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, managing to limit salmon predation, permits for, requesting federal action: SJM 8015
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, maximum lethal take to enhance salmon recovery: SHB 1824
Whale watching, boating safety education program materials on: * SB 5918, CH 293 (2019)
Whales, orca, unmanned aerial systems approaching: HB 1341
Wolves, conflict mitigation guidelines, developing and implementing: * ESHB 2097, CH 450 (2019)
Wolves, gray, lethal removal criteria: HB 1639
Wolves, gray, nonlethal removal or relocation, requiring: HB 1045
Wolves, gray, review of listing status by DFW: HB 2097
Wolves, gray, translocation to Bainbridge Island sanctuary: HB 1639
Wolves, NE Washington management grant, advisory board, members of: HB 2097, * ESHB 2097, CH 450 (2019)
Wolves, wolf-livestock conflict response and proactive nonlethal deterrents: HB 2097, * ESHB 2097, CH 450 (2019)
WOMEN  WOMEN RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; CHILDREN; DISCRIMINATION; HEALTH CARE FACILITIES; HOUSE RESOLUTIONS; MARRIAGE AND MARRIED PERSONS; SENATE RESOLUTIONS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS; SPORTS AND RECREATION; WAGES AND HOURS)
Breast milk, expressing, employer accommodation of: HB 1930, * SHB 1930, CH 134 (2019), SB 5911
Clark, Regina, petty officer, naming SR-507 bridge as Regina Clark memorial bridge: HJM 4007, * SHJM 4007 (2019)
Contraception, reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Corporate boards, female directors on, requirements: SB 5142
Correctional system, women's specific programs and related matters, studying: SSB 5876
Corrections, department of, gender-responsive and trauma-informed work group, establishing: SSB 5876
Corrections, department of, permanent women's division within, creating: SB 5876
Crime victim's gender, defenses based on, limiting: HB 1687
Diversity, equity, and inclusion act, Washington state: SI 1000, HI 1000
Engle, Helen, life and work of, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4628 (2019)
Equal rights amendment, federal, passage in 1972, acknowledging anniversary of: * SR 8631 (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
Feminine hygiene products, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1053, SB 5147, SB 5206
Girl scouts, honoring girl scout movement: * HR 4625 (2019)
Hospitals, access to care policies for reproductive health care: HB 1686, SHB 1686, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Huerta, Dolores, April 10 as Dolores Huerta day: * HB 1906, CH 10 (2019), SB 5868
Indecent exposure, by biological male or female in other-sex restroom: HB 2088
Indigenous, missing and murdered, liaisons and protocol, establishing: SHB 1713, * 2SHB 1713, CH 127 (2019)
Mastectomies, contralateral prophylactic, insurance coverage: HB 1968, SB 5345
Military spouse status, prohibiting discrimination based on: HB 1812
Native American, missing and murdered, liaisons and task force, establishing: HB 1713
O'Loughlin, Dorothy, volunteer, honoring: * SR 8610 (2019)
Parents with minor children, sentencing alternative to total confinement: SB 5291, SSB 5291, E2SSB 5291
Pelvic examinations, by health care providers, informed consent: SB 5282
Political parties, state committees, opposite-sex members requirement, removing: HB 1190
Pregnant women, medicaid for, when: HB 1186
Prentice, Margarita, former state senator, honoring the life of: * SR 8651 (2019)
Public office, women in, supporting by celebrating women in public office day: * HR 4624 (2019)
Reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Saini, Shree, recognizing and commending: * SR 8622 (2019)
Samuelson, Joan Benoit, renaming Olympia's Marathon Park after: SCR 8403
Sex, freedom from discrimination based on, state's commitment to, reaffirming: * SR 8631 (2019)
Sharon Park, Sister, honoring for community service: * HR 4636 (2019)
Simpson, Fredi, state's republican national committeewoman, recognizing: * SR 8609 (2019)
Veterans, women veterans special license plates, creating: HB 2187
Women In Cloud initiative, recognizing: SR 8602
Women, infant, and children farmers market nutrition program, fruit/vegetable benefit: HB 1587, SB 5583
Women, maternal mortality reviews and data-sharing: HB 1369, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 317 (2019)
WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS  WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS RSS Feed
               (See also APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS)
Adult diploma and workforce training program, Washington, establishing: HB 1903, SB 5891
Behavioral health professions, opportunity grant and scholarship programs: HB 1850, SB 5635
Behavioral health training, by certain organizations, B&O tax deduction: SB 5637
Behavioral health, workforce academic and career pathway programs: SB 5633, SSB 5633
Building trades, education-based apprenticeship preparation program: HB 1418, SB 5458
Building/construction trades, education-based apprenticeship preparation program: SSB 5458
Care workers, care worker research and resource center, creating: HB 1851
Career connected learning cross-agency work group and grant program: HB 1336, SHB 1336, SB 5327, SSB 5327, E2SSB 5327
Career connected learning cross-agency work group, establishing: HB 2158, SHB 2158, * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Career connected learning grant program, establishing: HB 2158, SHB 2158, * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Career connected learning grant program, funding for educational service district employees: * ESHB 2140, CH 411 (2019)
Educator workforce, expanding supply, multiple strategies: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 295 (2019) PV
Higher education/postsecondary institutions, online cost and outcome data for: SB 5960, SSB 5960
Hospitality industry, opportunities for employment in hospitality grant: HB 1556, SB 5808
Military spouses, employment opportunities through recruitment program: HB 1328, SHB 1328, SB 5772
Petroleum/petrochemical high hazard facilities, skilled and trained workforce: HB 1817, * ESHB 1817, CH 306 (2019), SB 5698
Port district worker development and training programs, provisions: * HB 1568, CH 117 (2019), SB 5570
Programs, higher education, for academic and career success: HB 1735
Students, high school, WorkSource employment and training services use by: HB 2183
Teachers, educator workforce supply, expanding via multiple strategies: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 295 (2019) PV
Workforce education investment, B&O tax surcharges for: HB 2158, SHB 2158, * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Workforce education investment, Washington students for Washington jobs: HB 2158, SHB 2158, * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
WORKERS' COMPENSATION  WORKERS' COMPENSATION RSS Feed
               
Booth renters, at salon/shop licenseholder's premises, coverage for: SB 5326
Claims, closure of, self-insured employer communication of: HB 1682, SHB 1682
Employer-employee relationship, under wage and compensation laws: HB 1515, HB 1601, SB 5513, SB 5690
Hanford nuclear site, workers, occupational disease presumption for cancer: * HB 1490, CH 108 (2019), SB 5507
Industrial insurance, claim records, confidentiality and employer review: HB 1909, * SHB 1909, CH 34 (2019), SB 5844, SSB 5844
Industrial insurance, collaborative work group, appointing: SB 5474
Industrial insurance, employee classification, work group on, establishing: SHB 1515
Industrial insurance, employee fair classification act, creating: HB 1515, HB 1601, SB 5513, SB 5690
Industrial insurance, freight broker/forwarder with agreement with carrier: HB 1961, ESB 5765
Industrial insurance, self-insurers, various provisions: HB 1682, SHB 1682, SB 5474, * SSB 5474, CH 190 (2019)
Industrial insurance, task force on choice and competition, establishing: HB 2025
Industrial insurance, truck owner-operator with agreement with carrier: SSB 5765
Industrial insurance, wages and lost earning capacity of workers: HB 1492, SB 5217
Occupational disease presumptions, advisory committee on, creating: * HB 1913, CH 133 (2019), SB 5849
Occupational disease presumptions, various conditions and professions: * HB 1913, CH 133 (2019), SB 5849
WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD  WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also EMPLOYMENT SECURITY DEPARTMENT; VOCATIONAL EDUCATION)
Career connected learning opportunities, board role: HB 1336, SHB 1336, SB 5327, SSB 5327, E2SSB 5327
Complaints, student complaint portal, modifications, board role: HB 2014
Health care stakeholder group, care worker research and resource center: HB 1851
Higher education/postsecondary institutions, online cost and outcome data for: SB 5960, SSB 5960
Higher education/postsecondary institutions, performance of, evaluation: SB 5960, SSB 5960
Postsecondary institutions, performance of, board role in evaluating: HB 2014
Private vocational schools, regulating, board role: HB 1124, SHB 1124
Private vocational schools, tuition recovery trust fund, funds use: SHB 1124
Workforce education investment account, appropriations from: * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)