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Bills that have passed the Legislature are shown in bold text with an * preceding them.

ABORTION  ABORTION RSS Feed
               
Elective, and certain organizations, public funds use for, prohibitions: HB 2294, HB 2754
Parental notification, requirements: HB 1493, SB 5289
Sex-selection abortions, prohibiting: SB 6612
Termination of pregnancy, health plan coverage: HB 1647, SB 5574
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, prohibiting actions for, abortion provisions: SB 5747
ACCOUNTANTS AND ACCOUNTING  ACCOUNTANTS AND ACCOUNTING RSS Feed
               
Certified public accountants, attest or compilation services, defining "reports": HB 2433, * ESHB 2433, CH 127 (2016), SB 6406, ESSB 6406
Certified public accountants, private investigator regulations exemption: * HB 1263, CH 105 (2015)
Local government financial audits, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor, option to request: ESHB 2148
Scholarships, certified public accounting scholarship program, establishing: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5534, * SSB 5534, CH 215 (2015)
ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS  ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS RSS Feed
               (See also ORDERS OF COURT)
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures: HB 1248
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures and arbitrator continuing legal education: ESHB 1248
Arbitration, interest arbitration, ordering when unfair labor practices: HB 1230
Arbitration, international commercial arbitration proceedings: HB 1070, SHB 1070, * SB 5227, CH 276 (2015)
Dispute resolution centers, increasing funding through various court filing fee surcharges: HB 2674, SHB 2674, SB 6448
Habeas corpus, writ for return of child, fees waiver by sheriff, when: EHB 1632, SHB 1632
ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, OFFICE  ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Adjudicative proceedings, administrative law judge from office, provisions: HB 2081, SB 5686, SB 6019, SSB 6019
Adjudicative proceedings, appeals of audits of local governments or state agencies: HB 2148
Adjudicative proceedings, removal to office: HB 1208, SB 5369
Insurance commissioner, office employees who have presided over hearings, transfer to OAH: SB 5103
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS  ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE OF THE COURTS RSS Feed
               (See also GUARDIANSHIP)
Child welfare court cases, one family one team public-private partnership, office role: HB 1734, SHB 1734
Detention facilities, youth in for violating court orders, tracking, office role: SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Domestic violence perpetrator treatment, work group on, office to convene: SHB 1632
Family and juvenile court improvement program phase II, public-private initiative, office role: SHB 1734
Forensic evaluation, competency restoration, and civil commitment, forms for court orders for, office role: * 2E2SSB 5177, CH 7 (2015)
Guardianship, modification or termination of, complaint procedure, office role: SB 5607, * ESSB 5607, CH 293 (2015)
Juvenile justice, Washington state partnership council on, creating in office: SB 6557
Pretrial grant program, establishment by office: SHB 1885
Traffic-based financial obligations, payment plans unified system and work group, office role: EHB 2659, SB 6360
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE  ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE RSS Feed
               (See also LEGISLATURE)
Adjudicative proceedings, appeals of audits of local governments or state agencies: HB 2148
Adjudicative proceedings, deposition and final determination deadlines and judicial review petitions: SB 6464, SSB 6464
Adjudicative proceedings, including ex parte communications and initial and final orders: SB 6019, SSB 6019
Adjudicative proceedings, removal to office of administrative hearings: HB 1208, SB 5369
Adjudicative proceedings, when agency presides and is a party, ex parte communications: SB 5777
Adjudicative proceedings, when agency presides and is a party, requiring administrative hearings office ALJ: HB 2081, SB 5686
Administrative law, unnecessary laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Common school administrative rules, district waiver of certain statutes and rules: HB 1640
Declaratory orders, entering by agency, limiting authority: SB 5371
Ecology, department of, greenhouse gas emission-limiting rule or policy, requiring authorizing legislation for: SB 6173
Ecology, department of, rules more stringent than in abutting jurisdiction, prohibition: HB 2013
Ecology, department of, significant agency land use actions, empirical science use: HB 1963, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Education system, equity impact review process, for screening rules and budget proposals: HB 1899, SB 5718
Electrical rules, nonadministrative, modifying adoption process: HB 2810
Fish and wildlife, department of, significant agency land use actions, empirical science use: HB 1963, SB 5622, SSB 5622
Fuels, carbon content of, agency rules and orders regulating, express legislative authorization for: HB 1881
Health care authority, dental providers, suspending rules and rule-making authority affecting: HB 2502
Human rights commission, requiring WAC 162-32-060 repeal and no further gender-segregated facilities rule making: HB 2935, SB 6443
Judicial review of administrative actions, action by nongovernment party, government party payment of costs: HB 2748
Judicial review of administrative actions, after agency failure to meet certain deadlines: SB 6464, SSB 6464
Judicial review of administrative actions, legal interpretation by court without deference to agency's interpretation: HB 1207, SB 5374
Judicial review of administrative actions, new evidence, modifying limitations on: HB 1206, SB 5373
Labor and industries, department of, appeals in certain cases, amount of required certified check: HB 2548
Review of rules and rule making, petitions for: HB 1209, HB 1816, HB 2246, * EHB 2253, CH 11 (2015), HB 2554, SB 5274, SSB 5274, SB 5364
Rule making by agencies, citation of specific constitutional authority: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, economic impact determinations for all rules: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, limited delegation of legislative authority to agencies via legislation: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, new information revealed in hearings, legislative policy committees notification: HB 1913
Rule making by agencies, petitions for, requirements when agency denies: SB 6032
Rule making by agencies, specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1371
Rule making by agencies, statutory authority for and preadoption review and yearly expiration of: SB 6396
Rule making by agencies, suspending, exceptions: HB 1371
Rule making, abrogation of agency rules by governor or legislature: HB 1200, HB 1201, HB 1202, SB 5365, SB 5367, SB 5372
Rule making, requiring APA adoption and filing with office of code reviser: HB 2311, SB 6456
Rule making, requiring APA adoption, WAC codification, and legislative ratification: HB 1200, HB 1203, HB 1204, SB 5366, SB 5368, SB 5372
ADVANCED COLLEGE TUITION PAYMENT (GET) PROGRAM  ADVANCED COLLEGE TUITION PAYMENT (GET) PROGRAM RSS Feed
               
College affordability program, GET committee duties in connection with: * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
College in the high school and running start programs, paying with GET units: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
Tuition units for purchase and use, increasing: HB 1556, SHB 1556
Tuition units, minimum limit and payout value, provisions: HB 2582
Washington college savings program, and plan account, GET committee to administer: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
ADVERTISING  ADVERTISING RSS Feed
               
Fantasy sports games, when constituting illegal gambling, unlawful to advertise: HB 2370
Free coffee at safety rest areas, restoring signage that advertises: SB 5068
Newspapers, official notice publication in, advertising rates: HB 1797
Transportation, department of, sale of commercial advertising on DOT web sites and social media: HB 2650, SB 6359
Vapor products, labeling and advertising, regulation of: HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2910, SB 5573
AERONAUTICS  AERONAUTICS RSS Feed
               
Aerospace training or educational program, Everett Community College to offer: HB 1880, * SB 5746, CH 218 (2015)
Agricultural aircraft, as "qualifying farm machinery" for sales tax exemption purposes: HB 2572
Aircraft, registration, proof of, and penalty structure when late: HB 2413, * SHB 2413, CH 20 (2016)
Airplanes, large private, sales tax exemption for purchase and repair, narrowing to include only nonresident individual owners: HB 2992
Airplanes, new building construction for maintenance repair operators for, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2839, SHB 2839, * 2SHB 2839, CH 191 (2016), SB 6454
Airports, funding for aviation airport aid grant program: HB 1526
Airports, municipal, relation to fire protection service authorities: SHB 1606
Airports, state grants to, using aircraft excise tax revenues: HB 1526, SB 5324, SSB 5324, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Airports, unmanned aerial vehicles operated near, prohibitions: HB 2774
Civil air patrol, recognizing the Washington state wing: * SR 8620 (2015), * SR 8717 (2016)
Commercial airplanes, new building construction for maintenance repair operators for, sales and use exemption: SB 6047
Employment, assessing level of and high-wage growth in, relation to certain preferential B&O tax rates: HB 2147, HB 2638, HB 2994
Employment, role in aerospace industry tax preferences performance statement: HB 2265
Employment, statewide aerospace wage requirement for certain tax incentives: HB 1786, SHB 1786
Fires, wildland, using aerial forces to suppress: SSB 6657
Rotorcraft, commercial, tax preferences: HB 1736, SB 5756
Spacecraft, development and manufacturing of, B&O and sales and use tax preferences: HB 2226, SHB 2226
Tsoo, Wong, Boeing's first engineer, 100th anniversary, honoring: * SR 8693 (2016)
Unmanned aerial vehicles, dangerous drone operations near correctional facilities, prohibiting: SB 6437, SSB 6437
Unmanned aerial vehicles, procedures and prohibitions: HB 2016, HB 2774, SB 6437, SSB 6437
Unmanned aircraft, nefarious drone enterprises, special allegation of: SB 5499
Unmanned aircraft, prohibitions: HB 1093, ESHB 1093
AFRICAN-AMERICANS  AFRICAN-AMERICANS RSS Feed
               
African American history month, supporting observance of February as: * SR 8716 (2016)
Allen African American Methodist Episcopal Church, commending members' work on Richard Allen postal stamp: * SR 8719 (2016)
Contributions of African Americans, recognizing: * SR 8716 (2016)
Educational opportunity gap, oversight and accountability committee recommendations: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr., honoring: * HR 4603 (2015), * HR 4649 (2016), * SR 8603 (2015), * SR 8692 (2016)
National African American parent involvement day, congratulating participating communities: * HR 4677 (2016)
Purce, Dr. Thomas L. "Les," The Evergreen State College president, recognizing: * HR 4630 (2015), * SR 8650 (2015)
Selma to Montgomery marches, fiftieth anniversary, honoring: * SR 8630 (2015)
Stewart, William P., requesting SR 99 be named William P. Stewart memorial highway: * HJM 4010 (2016), SJM 8014, SSJM 8014
Teachers, classroom teachers of color, posting data on internet: SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, 3SHB 1541, * 4SHB 1541, CH 72 (2016), SB 6192
Teachers, classroom, data disaggregated into race and ethnicity categories: HB 2608
AGRICULTURE  AGRICULTURE RSS Feed
               (See also FARMS AND FARMING; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; LIVESTOCK; WATER RIGHTS; WEEDS)
AgForestry Foundation president Dave Roseleip, congratulating: * SR 8667 (2015)
Agriculture industry, port operations for, requesting assistance to minimize negative impacts: HJM 4005
Aircraft, agricultural, as "qualifying farm machinery" for sales tax exemption purposes: HB 2572
Apple industry, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8646 (2015), * SR 8728 (2016)
Bees and beekeepers, tax preferences: SB 5017, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Bees, honey, replacing pollen-rich noxious weeds with forage plants, pilot project: HB 1654, SHB 1654, 2SHB 1654, * EHB 2478, CH 44 (2016)
Benitz, Max, former representative and senator, recognizing for agricultural achievements: * SR 8697 (2016)
Berry growing operations, commercial, outdoor burning of pruning waste: SB 6178
Biosolids and sludge, approved beneficial food and fertilizer uses, for-sale labeling requirements: HB 2386
Cesar Chavez day, recognizing March thirty-first as: HB 1560, SB 5565
Chickens, highly pathogenic avian influenza, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Commodities, vehicle weight limits when carrying: HB 2611, SB 6265, SSB 6265
Crop protection products, hazardous substance tax exemption, when: HB 1220, SB 5209, SSB 5209, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Daffodils, recognizing the daffodil festival: * HR 4632 (2015), * HR 4678 (2016), * SR 8645 (2015), * SR 8730 (2016)
Dairy purpose of use water rights, modifying "municipal water supply purposes" to include: HB 2788, SB 6215, ESSB 6215
Dairy workers, Washington's, honoring: * SR 8694 (2016)
Fairs, acknowledging the high value of fairs and fairgrounds: * HR 4606 (2015), * SR 8606 (2015)
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, property tax exemption extension: SB 5706
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, rented property owned by, taxation of: SB 5708, SSB 5708, 2SSB 5708, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Fairs, Walla Walla Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4679 (2016)
Food policy forum, Washington, establishing: HB 1685, ESHB 1685
Food safety and animal health program, certain fee increases: HB 2128, * ESHB 2128, CH 27 (2015)
Food system, state, study of, to include goal for expansion of capacity: ESHB 1685
Food, economic development of local system, studying: HB 1710, SHB 1710
Hemp, as commercial animal feed component, study of: * HB 1268, CH 106 (2015)
Hemp, industrial production of: HB 1552, SHB 1552, SB 5012, SSB 5012, SB 6206
Hemp, industrial production of, including research program: * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Human sewage, food and food products grown in, labeling requirements: HB 1985
Interference with agricultural production, crime of: HB 1104
Irrigation and agricultural irrigation, modifying "municipal water supply purposes" to include: HB 2788, SB 6215, ESSB 6215
Labor, agricultural labor skills and safety grant program, creating: HB 1127, * SHB 1127, CH 68 (2015), SB 5019, SSB 5019
Lands, agricultural, agricultural activity discharges from, violation reported by named third party, notice of: SB 6551
Lands, agricultural, canine kenneling and equine boarding on land zoned as: HB 2735
Lands, agricultural, innovative zoning of, target-shooting facilities: HB 2814
Lands, agricultural, river and sediment management demonstration projects for protecting: SB 5347, ESSB 5347
Lands, designated agricultural areas, no minimum acreage requirements for: HB 2420
Lands, long-term commercial significance, local or state agency-owned, use: SB 5013
Lands, qualifying as agricultural, conversion to wetlands or fish habitat or allowing tidal inundation, prohibiting: HB 1629, HB 1630
Lands, qualifying as agricultural, prohibiting conversion from agriculture activities: HB 1214, HB 1215, HB 1216, SB 5168, SB 5169, SB 5170
Meat facilities, custom, annual custom meat license for: HB 1522
Poultry, highly pathogenic avian influenza, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Producers and regulatory staff, forums for: SB 5060
Research and innovations, agricultural, life sciences discovery fund authority mission to include: HB 1670
Seed sales, mandatory nonbinding arbitration provisions, repealing: HB 2635, SB 6344
Seed, procurement by state agencies, identity and purity of: SB 5972, SSB 5972
Seeds, marijuana, seed and plant sales to retailers with medical endorsement: HB 2696
Seeds, native and reclamation, testing requirements: SB 5273
Tulips, Skagit Valley tulip festival, celebrating: * HR 4620 (2015), * SR 8638 (2015)
Wildlife damage to crops, compensation claim damage assessor costs, DFW responsibility: SB 6450
Wildlife damage to crops, compensation claims, prohibiting DFW management actions until paid: SB 5712
Wildlife damage to crops, permitting public hunting as preventive measure, prohibiting DFW from requiring: HB 2870
AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT  AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS)
Apple commission, provisions: HB 2412, SHB 2412, SB 6290, * SSB 6290, CH 15 (2016) V
Applications and permits, requiring consistent and prompt department decision making: SB 5197, SSB 5197
Avian influenza, highly pathogenic, outbreak response preemptive plan development, department role: HB 2273
Beef commission, assessment by, modifying provisions: SB 6638, SSB 6638
Commodity boards and commissions, assessments by, exception to simple majority approval requirement, repealing: SB 6186
Cottage food operations, maximum sales limit for permit, department role: HB 1742, * SB 5603, CH 196 (2015)
Dairy products commission, duties related to dairy farm-produced nutrients: * HB 2634, CH 101 (2016), SB 6343
Farm-to-school program, appropriating funds for: SB 6039
Food safety and animal health program, certain fee increases, department role: HB 2128, * ESHB 2128, CH 27 (2015)
Fruit and vegetable inspection districts, merging: HB 2633, * SB 6345, CH 229 (2016)
Hemp, as commercial animal feed component, department to study: * HB 1268, CH 106 (2015)
Hemp, industrial production of, department role: SB 6206
Hemp, industrial production of, including research program, department role: * ESSB 6206, CH 11 (2016) V
Hemp, industrial production of, licensing and regulatory provisions, department role: HB 1552, SHB 1552
Livestock, electronic cattle transaction reporting system, establishing, department role: SHB 1755, * SSB 5733, CH 197 (2015)
Livestock, movement reporting system, establishing, department role: HB 1755, SB 5733
Meat facilities, custom, annual custom meat license for, department regulatory role: HB 1522
Pesticide licensees, recertification waiver, comparable standards for, department role: HB 1527, * SHB 1527, CH 184 (2015), SB 5601, SSB 5601
Pesticides, human exposure to, investigation of and department role: HB 2751
Seed sales, mandatory nonbinding arbitration involving department, repealing: HB 2635, SB 6344
Small farm direct marketing assistance program, appropriating funds for: SB 6039
Solid waste, disease and pest control, department regulatory role: SB 6605, * ESSB 6605, CH 119 (2016)
Wine commission, assessment, exempting cider makers: * HB 1179, CH 76 (2015), SB 5260
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES  AIR POLLUTION CONTROL AUTHORITIES RSS Feed
               
Facilities, criteria-pollutant sources, notice of construction permits for, prohibiting authority issuance for certain areas: HB 2980
Vacancies on boards, nominations to fill, role of city selection committees: HB 2510, SB 6348
AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION  AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also CLIMATE; ECOLOGY, DEPARTMENT; POLLUTION LIABILITY INSURANCE AGENCY)
Applications and permits, requiring consistent and prompt agency decision making: SB 5197, SSB 5197
Asphalt production facilities, notice of construction order of approval, updated: HB 2385
Burning, forest resiliency burning permits, issuance and requirements: HB 2928
Burning, forest resiliency burning pilot project, DNR to conduct: * ESHB 2928, CH 110 (2016), SSB 6657
Burning, outdoor, of commercial berry growing pruning waste: SB 6178
Burning, outdoor, prohibiting in certain urban growth areas, when: SB 6644
Burning, permits for, narrowing grounds for refusing or revoking use of: SB 6511, SSB 6511, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed burn managers, certification program for, creating: SB 6502, SSB 6502, SB 6511, SSB 6511, SB 6632, SSB 6632, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed, for silvicultural forest land purposes, updating smoke management plan for: SB 6510, SSB 6510, SB 6632, SSB 6632, SSB 6657
Burning, prescribed, multilingual notices for: SSB 6657
Carbon pollution market and competitiveness certificate programs, creating: HB 1314, SHB 1314, SB 5283
Carbon pollution market and competitiveness certificate programs, including rebates, creating: SB 6121
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuel, imposing through evergreen initiative: SB 6306
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels consumption, I-732: SI 732, HI 732
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels consumption, I-732, "2016 act" to be on ballot as alternative: HB 2777, SB 6381
Facilities, criteria-pollutant sources, notice of construction permits for, prohibiting for certain areas: HB 2980
Greenhouse gas emissions, defining for energy independence act purposes: SB 5735, ESSB 5735
Greenhouse gas emissions, direct legislative authorization for agency attempts to reduce: HB 1325
Greenhouse gas emissions, electric generation facilities, state plan compliance options: SHB 2506
Greenhouse gas emissions, electric generation facilities, state plan mass-based compliance option: HB 2506
Greenhouse gas emissions, restricting beyond federal regulations, prohibiting: HB 2421
Greenhouse gas emissions, source reduction activities credit, rules to allow: HB 2684
Greenhouse gas emissions, statewide limit, requiring authorization in legislation for rule or policy establishing: SB 6173
Hazards, exposure to, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Motor vehicle emissions, adoption of standards, modifying regulatory authority: HB 1487, SHB 1487, SB 5423
Motor vehicle emissions, manufacturers falsely certifying vehicles as meeting standards, violations and penalties: SB 6419
Natural gas engines, in combined heat and power systems, emission limits and permits: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Solid fuel burning devices, installation and use during temporary outages: HB 2785, * ESHB 2785, CH 187 (2016)
ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE  ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE RSS Feed
               (See also DRUGS; TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
Alcohol, powdered, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession of: SB 6082
Behavioral health and medical services, via managed care in regional service area, certain reimbursements, when: SB 5924
Behavioral health services, combined mental health and chemical dependency services, repealing 2014 act: HB 2228
Behavioral health services, integrated behavioral health training centers of excellence, establishing: HB 2927
Behavioral health services, providing, training for leveraging federal funds: HB 2850, SB 6430, * SSB 6430, CH 154 (2016)
Behavioral health services, task force on aligning with primary health care: * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016), SB 6544, SSB 6544, 2SSB 6544
Behavioral health treatment services and facilities, county local option sales and use tax funding: HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015)
Chemical dependency professionals, chemical dependency peer support services and specialist credential: SSB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, mental health and chemical dependency dual licensure: SB 6485
Chemical dependency professionals, primary place of practice, supplying information at time of license renewal: SSB 6036
Chemical dependency recovery programs, funding: SB 5078, SSB 5078
Chemical dependency treatment, funding support services for: HB 1598, SB 5178
Chemical dependency treatment, health or social welfare organizations providing, B&O tax deductions: HB 2028, SB 6477, SSB 6477
Chemical dependency treatment, involuntary and minors, integration with mental health treatment: HB 1713, ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Chemical dependency treatment, involuntary, detention standards, modifying: HB 1945, HB 2282, SB 5687
Chemical dependency treatment, non-hospital facilities, patient ambulance transport to: HB 1721, * SHB 1721, CH 157 (2015), HB 2044
Chemical dependency treatment, parent or guardian authority to admit minor to and keep in program for: HB 2958
Chemical dependency treatment, program certification, transferring duties from DSHS to department of health: HB 1888, SHB 1888
Chemical dependency treatment, residential, availability as drug offender sentencing alternative: HB 1569, SHB 1569
Chemical dependency, mental health, and/or co-occurring disorder treatment disposition alternative for juvenile offenders, creating: HB 2746, * ESHB 2746, CH 106 (2016)
Chemical dependency, replacing with "substance use disorder," in treatment administrative provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Defendants, pretrial alcohol and drug monitoring programs, pretrial supervision costs limitation exemption for: * SSB 6134, CH 35 (2015)
Defendants, pretrial electronic alcohol monitoring programs, pretrial supervision costs limitation exemption for: SB 6134
Defendants, pretrial electronic or alcohol abstinence monitoring services, defendant to reimburse for costs: * SSB 6134, CH 35 (2015)
Electronic alcohol monitoring devices for offenders, sales and use tax exemptions for: HB 2983
Homeless, chemical dependency and/or mental illness treatment for, using certain account funds for: SB 6647
Intoxication, voluntary, as criminal charge defense, prohibiting: HB 2275
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for: HB 2501
Jails, persons in, communication about health services and medications for, work group to study: SHB 2501
Opioid overdoses, overdose medications to counteract, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Recovery, alcohol or drug addiction fellowship sponsors, testimony by: HB 2789, SB 6498, * SSB 6498, CH 24 (2016) V
Sentencing for criminal offenses, alcohol or controlled substance possession or use, prohibitions: * SB 5104, CH 81 (2015)
Students, truancy, substance abuse assessment or mental health evaluation: * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV
Substance abuse programs, funding with marijuana excise tax revenues: HB 1673, SHB 1673, SB 5245, SSB 5245
Substance abuse, youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program, creating: HB 1642
Substance use disorder treatment, involuntary and minors, integration with mental health treatment: ESHB 1713, 2SHB 1713, * E3SHB 1713, CH 29 (2016)
Substance use disorder, integrating administrative provisions into community mental health system provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Substance use disorder, replacing "chemical dependency" with, in treatment administrative provisions: HB 1916, SHB 1916, 2SHB 1916
Workers' compensation benefits, for liquor- or drug-caused injuries or diseases, limiting, criteria: HB 1454
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES  ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES RSS Feed
               (See also LIQUOR AND CANNABIS BOARD; LIQUOR CONTROL BOARD; TAXES - EXCISE; TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
Beer, additional tax, revenue use for health security trust: SB 5741
Beer, domestic breweries and microbreweries, providing promotional items to certain nonprofits: HB 1768, * SB 5662, CH 94 (2015)
Beer, in cans, exemption from detachable ring sales prohibition, when: HB 1525, SHB 1525, SB 5008
Beer, microbreweries, sales by, including cider in tasting rooms: * HB 1342, CH 42 (2015)
Beer, microbreweries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: SB 5353, SSB 5353
Beer, on-tap sales, endorsement for grocery store licensees, conditions: HB 1198, SHB 1198, SB 5280, * SSB 5280, CH 192 (2015)
Charter party and excursion service carriers, regulation of, alcoholic beverage provisions: HB 1882, SHB 1882, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 233 (2015)
Cider, alcohol content for purposes of liquor excise taxes: HB 2581, * SB 6325, CH 225 (2016)
Cider, domestic winery-produced, sales in microbrewery tasting rooms: * HB 1342, CH 42 (2015)
Cider, exempting makers from wine commission assessment: * HB 1179, CH 76 (2015), SB 5260
Cider, in cans, exemption from detachable ring sales prohibition, when: SHB 1525
Cider, on-tap sales, endorsement for grocery store licensees, conditions: HB 1198, SHB 1198, SB 5280, * SSB 5280, CH 192 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, spirits sales at farmers markets: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, spirits sampling provisions: HB 1903, HB 1976, SHB 1976, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, various sales of own spirits: SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Distilleries and craft distilleries, various sales of own spirits, as well as wine and beer: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353
Distributors, employees between 18 and 21, allowing liquor handling and transporting by, conditions: HB 1478, * ESB 5504, CH 33 (2015)
Distributors, price discrimination, prohibiting: SB 5660
Excursion service and charter party carriers, regulation of, alcoholic beverage provisions: HB 1882, SHB 1882, SB 5362, * SSB 5362, CH 233 (2015)
Farmers markets, sales by wineries, microbreweries, or craft distilleries: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353
Farmers markets, serving spirits samples, endorsement for: HB 1976
Farmers markets, spirits sales by distilleries and craft distilleries: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Farmers markets, wine and beer samples at, wineries and microbreweries offering: HB 2641, SB 6390
Jail, persons in, prohibiting alcohol during term of confinement: * SHB 2900, CH 199 (2016) PV
Licensees, beer and/or wine specialty shops with spirits retail license, industry member personal services offered to: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Licensees, card of identification, various provisions: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, free beer and wine samples, when: * HB 1124, CH 180 (2015)
Licensees, retail, authority to sell gift certificates and cards: SB 5353, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licensees, spirits retail, group of individual retailers, delivery at individual premises: SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), SSB 5660
Licensees, technical changes, various: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licensees, various, purchase of liquor, repealing provision: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, beer and/or wine specialty shops, wine retailer reseller endorsement, creating: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Licenses, distiller/rectifier, holders selling spirits at retail, spirits retail license issuance fee exemption: HB 1975
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, delivering spirits, conditions and requirements: SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Licenses, distilleries and craft distilleries, shipping own spirits to residents: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SB 5353
Licenses, food truck beer and/or wine license: HB 1108
Licenses, special occasion, nonprofits, winery serving and taking orders for own wine at event hosted by: SHB 2701, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, not-for-profit organizations, wine sales for on-premises consumption: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Licenses, special occasion, wine sales for on-premises consumption: SB 5155
Licenses, special occasion-licensed event, winery's own wine for off-premises consumption, retail sales endorsement: HB 2701, SB 6470
Licenses, spirits retail, beer and/or wine specialty shops with, industry member personal services offered to: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Licenses, spirits retail, former state liquor stores or contract liquor stores, business loss fee credit: HB 2831
Licenses, spirits retail, license issuance fee provisions: HB 1807, SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), HB 1975, HB 2504, SB 5660, SSB 5660
Licenses, spirits retail, nonprofit organizations, exemption from issuance fee and certain sales taxes: SB 5353
Licenses, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Liquor excise taxes, cider alcohol content for purposes of: HB 2581, * SB 6325, CH 225 (2016)
Liquor excise taxes, revenues, distribution from liquor revolving fund: HB 1517, HB 2438, SB 5896, SB 6425
Liquor excise taxes, wine sales by winery, exemption for certain amount each year: HB 2642, SB 6388
Liquor industry members, personal services for retailers, authorizing, when: HB 1429, SB 5248, SSB 5248
Liquor industry members, providing purchase credit to a retailer, authorizing, when: SB 6011
Liquor stores, state, individual purchases disclosure exemption, repealing: * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016)
Permits, special occasion or banquet, sales of beer, wine, and spirits: SB 5353
Permits, special, private collection of wine or spirits, sale of: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470, * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Permits, special, tasting and selling brewery's own beer at private event: * HB 2605, CH 129 (2016), SB 6346
Permits, special, tasting and selling spirits of distillery's own production at private event: HB 1976, SHB 1976, SSB 5353, * E2SSB 5353, CH 194 (2015)
Permits, temporary additional fee on all, exceptions: HB 1965, * ESHB 1965, CH 26 (2015), SB 5400
Personal services by industry members, offering to certain retail license holders, when: HB 2342, SHB 2342
Powdered alcohol, applying regular liquor statutes to: SB 5292
Powdered alcohol, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession of: SB 6082
Powdered alcohol, banning use, purchase, sale, and possession, with exceptions: * SSB 5292, CH 193 (2015)
Prison inmates, prohibiting alcohol while incarcerated: * SHB 2900, CH 199 (2016) PV
Prison inmates, prohibiting alcohol while incarcerated, impact on earned early release: HB 2900
Prohibition on sale of liquor, local option, municipality and county power to repeal: HB 1564, SB 5167
Prohibition on sale of liquor, local option, territory annexed into city after: * SHB 1564, CH 153 (2015), SSB 5167
Restaurants and other on-premises retailers, preferential pricing, authorizing, conditions: HB 2577, SB 6324
Spirits and wine, retailer authorized to sell, volume discounts and accepting and making deliveries: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Spirits retail licensees, former state liquor stores or contract liquor stores, business loss fee credit: HB 2831
Spirits retail licensees, group of individual retailers, delivery at individual premises: SHB 1807, * E2SHB 1807, CH 186 (2015), SSB 5660
Spirits, additional taxes, revenue use for health security trust: SB 5741
Spirits, distilleries and craft distilleries, sampling provisions: HB 1903, HB 1976, SHB 1976
Spirits, retail license fee, renaming as sales tax, with revenue for education: HB 1902
Spirits, retailers selling for resale, provisions: HB 1343, SB 5301, SSB 5301
Spirits, sales tax, comprehensive reduction: HB 1680, SB 5711
Stores, 16- and 17-year-old employees, authorizing liquor handling by: HB 1457
Tasting, by certain post-secondary students: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Wine and spirits, retailer authorized to sell, volume discounts and accepting and making deliveries: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Wine manufacturers, private tasting and selling event, special permit for: HB 1380, SHB 1380, SB 5596, * SSB 5596, CH 195 (2015)
Wine, beer and/or wine specialty shop license retailer reseller endorsement, creating: HB 2831, * SHB 2831, CH 190 (2016)
Wine, on-tap sales, when license permits on-tap beer sales: HB 1362, SB 5213
Wineries, domestic licensees, tasting rooms: HB 1290, SHB 1290, HB 2960, SB 5212
Wineries, domestic, creation of new wineries in Washington, reports concerning: SHB 1290
Wineries, domestic, own wine at special occasion-licensed event for off-premises consumption, retail sales endorsement: HB 2701, SHB 2701, SB 6470
Wineries, domestic, serving and taking orders for own wine at nonprofit special occasion licensee's event: * ESSB 6470, CH 235 (2016)
Wineries, various sales of beer, wine, and spirits by: HB 2960, SB 5353, SSB 5353
ANIMALS  ANIMALS RSS Feed
               (See also HORSES; LIVESTOCK; VETERINARIANS; WILDLIFE)
Abuse of animals, offender registration and animal abuse registry: SB 6234
Attack by aggressive and violent animal, right of self-defense against: HB 1474
Cruelty to animals, modifying provisions: HB 2644, * SHB 2644, CH 181 (2016), HB 2906, * ESHB 2906, CH 136 (2016), SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 235 (2015) PV, SB 6529, SSB 6529
Dogs, breed-based regulations, prohibiting, when: HB 1018, SHB 1018
Dogs, kenneling and boarding facilities, on land zoned for agriculture: HB 2735
Dogs, unlawful dog tethering act, restraint restrictions: SB 5812
Massage, animal, changing "practitioner" to "therapist": HB 2425, * SHB 2425, CH 41 (2016), SB 6181
Massage, replacing certification with Washington effective licensing port registration: HB 2622
Pandas, efforts of State Panda Foundation and Woodland Park and Point Defiance zoos to bring to state, supporting: * HR 4673 (2016), SR 8733
Pet adoption fees, for animal rescue organization ownership transfer, removing from "sale" definition: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Research and innovations, animal science, life sciences discovery fund authority mission to include: HB 1670
Unattended confined animals, class 2 civil infraction, when: SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 235 (2015) PV
APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS  APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS RSS Feed
               
Apprenticeship and training council, certain grant awards report, requirements: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Building code officials, apprenticeship and training program: HB 1387, SB 5882
Electricians, certain certificates of competency, apprenticeship program for: EHB 1590, SB 6581
Labor hours of apprentice utilization, compliance with percentage as responsible bidder criterion: HB 2846, SB 6574
Labor hours, definition, modifying for public works apprenticeship utilization: * HB 1595, CH 48 (2015), SB 5734
Public works, certain contracts, apprentice utilization requirements for: * 2ESB 5993, CH 40 (2015), SB 6031
Public works, subsidized, apprentice utilization by recipients of certain tax preferences or loans: HB 1038, SHB 1038
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship programs, modifying: * ESB 5863, CH 164 (2015)
ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF  ARCHAEOLOGY AND HISTORIC PRESERVATION, DEPARTMENT OF RSS Feed
               
Cemeteries, abandoned, modifying definition and allowing burials in, department role: HB 3004
Cemeteries, historic, preservation capital grant program, department role: * HB 2637, CH 102 (2016)
Main street program, trust fund, increasing amount of tax credits for contributions to: HB 1370, SHB 1370, HB 2247, SB 5313, SSB 5313
ART AND ARTWORKS  ART AND ARTWORKS RSS Feed
               
Creative districts, state-certified, designation and certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Cultural access programs, creation: HB 1107, SHB 1107, 2SHB 1107, HB 2247, HB 2263, * ESHB 2263, CH 24 (2015), SB 5463, SSB 5463
Environmental policy, state, art and cultural resources as components of: HB 2972, SB 6646
Higher education institutions, expending part of art allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Nonprofit arts organizations, exemption from spirits retail license issuance fee and certain sales taxes: SB 5353
Public art works or artistic designs, use of transportation funds for, prohibiting: HB 1326
Public buildings, appropriations for construction, eliminating public art purchases with: SB 5190
ARTS COMMISSION  ARTS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also ART AND ARTWORKS)
Creative districts, state-certified, local government designation and commission certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Higher education institutions, expending part of art allocation during design phase, commission role: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
ATTORNEY GENERAL  ATTORNEY GENERAL RSS Feed
               (See also ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS; CIVIL PROCEDURE)
Animal abuse offenses, animal abuse offender registry, attorney general to maintain: SB 6234
Arrests or convictions, employers prematurely asking applicants about, attorney general enforcement: 2SHB 1701
Assistant attorneys general, collective bargaining rights, interest arbitration, without the right to strike: HB 2034
For-profit higher education institutions and private vocational schools, unfair business practices, investigating: HB 1949
Homeowners' association ombuds, office of, establishing in attorney general's office: HB 2423, SB 6212
Homicide, justifiable, and use of deadly force by law enforcement, data concerning, attorney general role: HB 2882, SB 6294
Incapacitated adults, alleged theft or financial exploitation by guardian, investigation and action by AG: SB 5945
Medicaid fraud false claims act, reauthorizing to aid prosecution by office: SB 5287
Military and veteran legal assistance, office of, creating within attorney general's office: HB 2496, SHB 2496, SB 6300, SSB 6300
Minority and women-owned businesses, contracts with, requirements compliance enforcement by attorney general: HB 2933
Pregnant women, workplace accommodations for, attorney general to investigate complaints: ESHB 2307
Rule making by state agencies, preadoption review by attorney general: SB 6396
Traffic-based financial obligations, payment plans work group, AG to convene: EHB 2659, SB 6360, * SSB 6360, CH 230 (2016)
ATTORNEYS  ATTORNEYS RSS Feed
               
Bar association, repealing statutes establishing and regulating members of: HB 1772
Bar associations, mandatory, prohibiting through shifting of functions to supreme court, constitutional amendment: HJR 4207
Legal service contractors and plans, regulation of: HB 1177, SB 5412
Prosecuting attorney, county, accused of wrongdoing, appointing independent counsel: SB 6159
Prosecuting attorney, county, as partisan or nonpartisan office: HB 2302
Prosecuting attorneys, deputy, oath of office requirement: HB 2090
Prosecuting attorneys, financial affairs statement, requirements: HB 1397, SB 5308
AUDITORS AND AUDITING  AUDITORS AND AUDITING RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS; STATE AUDITOR)
Audits, of local government or state agency, appealing results of: HB 2148
Audits, of local government, option to request financial audit by licensed CPA firm: ESHB 2148
Election reconciliation reports, county auditor and secretary of state duties: HB 2435, SHB 2435
Local government financial audits, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor: ESHB 2148
Local government financial audits, by private entity rather than state auditor: HB 2148