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CAMPAIGNS  CAMPAIGNS RSS Feed
               (See also ELECTIONS; PUBLIC DISCLOSURE COMMISSION)
Candidates, presidential, state party use of primary results for delegate selection, when: HB 2949
Candidates, surplus funds deposit in account, reporting requirements: HB 2560, HB 2697
Committees of political parties, state, gender requirements for chair and vice chair, removing: HB 2632, SHB 2632
Committees, candidate's authorized, surplus funds deposit in account, reporting requirements: HB 2560, HB 2697
Committees, political or candidate, inspection of books of account of: * HB 1819, CH 54 (2015)
Committees, political or candidate, payment of fee to public disclosure commission: SB 5867
Committees, political, contribution limits for state-level, county-level, and district-level committees: SB 5738
Committees, political, inside and outside state, standardizing disclosure requirements: HB 2561, HB 2697, SB 6208
Contribution, definition to exclude financing of republished electronic political advertising, when: HB 2562, HB 2697
Contributions, by nonprofit organizations, disclosure requirements: HB 2256, ESB 5153
Contributions, electronic filing requirement: HB 2563, HB 2697
Contributions, excluding from B&O tax deduction, when: SB 6232
Contributions, from one political committee to another, prohibiting, when: SB 5528
Contributions, I-735, urging U.S. constitutional amendment reversing spending-of-money-as-free-speech court decisions: SI 735, HI 735
Contributions, large, electronic filing of special reports for: HB 2559, HB 2697
Contributions, requesting that Congress regulate money spent on elections: HJM 4004, SJM 8002
Contributions, source of, concealing identity, penalty for: HB 1175, SHB 1175
Contributions, to include candidate or authorized committee shared campaign expense, when: SSB 5483
Contributions, to include candidate or political committee joint campaign expense, payment in full of: SB 5483
Contributions, to legislator, when any biennial budget not adopted during regular session: SB 6137
Contributions, to state official or legislator, when special legislative session is announced: HB 2250
Contributions, urging U.S. constitutional amendment reversing spending-of-money-as-free-speech court decisions: HB 2848, SB 6505, SJM 8011
Expenditures for campaign, credit card use for: SB 5409, SSB 5409
Expenditures, electronic filing requirement: HB 2563, HB 2697
Incidental committees, including nonprofit organizations, definition and disclosure requirements: ESB 5153
Incidental committees, nonprofit organizations that are, definition and disclosure requirements: HB 2256
Legislators, newsletters and other public resource use, removing post-election prohibitions: HB 2437
CANCER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT AUTHORITY  CANCER RESEARCH ENDOWMENT AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               
Life sciences and cancer research, center of excellence for, merging authority with life sciences discovery fund authority to create: HB 2679
CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE  CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE RSS Feed
               
1063 block replacement project, coordinating authorization with transportation budget: SB 5886
Capitol furnishings preservation committee, modifying provisions: HB 1217, * SB 5176, CH 24 (2015)
Capitol lake, management as estuarine environment by Indian tribes and state capitol committee: HB 2568
Heritage center, county auditor document recording surcharge for, increasing: * HB 2195, CH 28 (2015)
Office Building 2 (OB2), renaming as Human Services Building: HCR 4401, SCR 8405
State capital historical museum, transferring responsibility to DES: HB 2245, HB 2252, SHB 2252
CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL  CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Adult basic education, expected enrollments at community and technical colleges, council forecast: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
Adult basic education, funding for, council role: HB 1705, SB 5619
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility forecast, moving to council: SB 5999, * SSB 5999, CH 128 (2015)
Health benefit exchange, nonmedicaid persons enrolling, council to forecast: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 6279
High school diploma or credential, certain residents without, council forecast: HB 2329, SHB 2329, SB 6161, SSB 6161
Higher education funding, enrollment levels for calculating, council role in determining: SB 6095
Performance management strategies, including lean management, agency savings from, council duties concerning: SB 5736
Promise program, Washington, effectiveness of, council forecasting: HB 2820, SHB 2820, SB 6481
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal and juvenile justice systems, council role: SHB 2076
Racial and ethnic impact statements for criminal justice, human services, and education caseload bills, council role: SSB 5752
Racial impact statements, for legislative bills and resolutions, council to establish procedure: HB 2076, SB 5752
School district four-year budget outlook generic model, council technical working group to consider feasibility: SB 6130
Schools, common, enrollment forecasting by council: HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Sentencing guidelines commission, colocating with council: HB 2270
CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS  CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS)
Auburn food bank, recognizing Debbie Christian for her work with: * SR 8673 (2015)
Fund-raising activity, organization contest of chance prizes, use tax exemption: * ESB 6013, CH 32 (2015)
Professional athletes, fines and penalties paid by, donation to charitable organizations: HB 1877
Raffles, enhanced, by organizations for persons with intellectual disabilities: SB 6449, * SSB 6449, CH 116 (2016)
Salvation Army Clark County, recognizing: * HR 4619 (2015), * SR 8633 (2015)
CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING  CHECKS AND CHECK CASHING RSS Feed
               (See also FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS)
Small loans, borrowing, borrower twelve-month limit, raising: SB 5613
Small loans, eliminating payday loans and creating small consumer installment loan: HB 1922, SHB 1922, 2SHB 1922, SB 5899, ESSB 5899
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE  CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE RSS Feed
               
Business interactions with government, one-stop integrated system for, office role: SB 6222
Cybersecurity blue-ribbon panel, officer to convene, duties: HB 1470, SHB 1470
Cybersecurity jobs act, state security policies and incident response, office role: SB 6528, * ESSB 6528, CH 237 (2016) PV
Cybersecurity, performance of state, office role in measuring: * ESSB 6528, CH 237 (2016) PV
Data, office of privacy and data protection, creating within office: * SHB 2875, CH 195 (2016)
Electronic signatures and records, broader use of, office role: HB 1920, SHB 1920, SB 5810, * ESSB 5810, CH 72 (2015)
Information technology employees, COBOL training pilot program, office role: HB 2242
Information technology, agency budget requests for, requirements, role of office: HB 2125
Transferring duties in OFM to consolidated technology services agency, CIO to be director: HB 1391, SHB 1391, 2SHB 1391, SB 5315, SSB 5315, * E2SSB 5315, CH 1 (2015)
CHILD CARE  CHILD CARE RSS Feed
               (See also EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Background checks, on child care workers, access to various records for: HB 2621, ESHB 2621, SB 6370, SSB 6370
Children, 5 year olds in or not in elementary school, in same group, requirement: HB 2511
Children, kindergartners, in mixed group or classroom, requirement: * ESHB 2511, CH 169 (2016)
Early achievers program, child care programs quality award and tiered reimbursement, forecasting: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 6279
Early achievers program, joint select committee on, establishing: * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SSB 6059
Early achievers program, modifying provisions: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Early achievers review subcommittee, early learning advisory council to convene: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Early care and education system, improving through early start act: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Facilities and providers, certain licensure-exempt, public records disclosure exemption: HB 2133
Fatality and near fatality reviews, procedures: * ESHB 1126, CH 199 (2015)
Fatality reviews, procedures: HB 1126
Immunization, for child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Native early child care and education, office of, creation: SB 5160
Personal information of a child, disclosure of, exemption, when: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Preschool, integrating child care with: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Providers, certain in-home, exempted employment and licensing information, using employee identity to obtain: ESHB 1349
Providers, certain licensure-exempt, public records disclosure exemption: SHB 2133
Providers, family child care, collective bargaining unit representatives periodic certification elections: HB 1953, HB 2490, SB 6410, SSB 6410
Providers, family child care, collective bargaining, "feasible financially for the state" for purposes of agreements: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Providers, licensed family day care providers' homes, public records disclosure exemption: SHB 2133
Providers, licensed family day care providers' personal information, public records disclosure exemption: SB 6542
School age child care, definition of "school-age child": HB 2389
School age child care, licensing and health and safety requirements: HB 2100
Working connections child care, eligibility for child protective services child care recipients, when: HB 2716, SHB 2716, SB 6598
Working connections child care, modifying provisions: HB 1491, SHB 1491, * 2E2SHB 1491, CH 7 (2015), SB 5452, SSB 5452, E2SSB 5452, SSB 6059
Working connections child care, reporting modifications: SB 5098, SSB 5098, 2SSB 5098
CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, CENTER FOR  CHILDHOOD DEAFNESS AND HEARING LOSS, CENTER FOR RSS Feed
               (See also DEAF)
Teachers and staff, raising base salaries for, allocations: HB 2472, SB 6241
CHILDREN  CHILDREN RSS Feed
               (See also CHILD CARE; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Abuse and exploitation of children, sexual, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Abuse and exploitation of children, sexual, creating account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Abuse by school personnel and family, school staff training and response: * HB 2597, CH 48 (2016)
Abuse of child, physical or sexual, convicted adult offender penalty assessment, for children's advocacy centers: HB 2878, SHB 2878
Abuse or neglect, allegations, notifying military when involving military family: HB 1150, * SB 5079, CH 6 (2015)
Abuse or neglect, certain records concerning certain reports of, modifying provisions: HB 1672
Abuse or neglect, including sexual assault, children's advocacy centers for victims: HB 1717, SB 5865
Abuse or neglect, intake and family assessments and investigations: HB 1883
Abuse or neglect, records of, access for child care worker background checks: HB 2621, ESHB 2621, SB 6370, SSB 6370
Abuse or neglect, removing references to exemptions for Christian Science treatment: HB 1476, SB 5408
Abuse, child out-of-home emergency placement, background check request by tribe: * HB 2694, CH 49 (2016), SB 6391, SSB 6391
Abuse, child victims testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative: HB 1898
Abuse, child victims testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative, including annual survey: * SHB 1898, CH 286 (2015)
Abuse, female genital mutilation, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Abuse, female genital mutilation, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Abuse, national child abuse awareness month, observing: * SR 8626 (2015)
Abuse, sexual, by school personnel and peers, requesting action: SJM 8006
Abuse, sexual, K-12 sexual abuse prevention curriculum, Erin's law task force to create: HB 2183, SHB 2183
Assault, suspected child victim, examination of, costs to be paid by state, when: SB 5897, * SSB 5897, CH 100 (2015)
At-risk youth, programs for, group fishing permit for: * SB 5881, CH 98 (2015)
Auburn Youth Services, executive director James Blanchard, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2015)
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Aversive mental health therapies, performing on patients under 18, prohibitions: SB 5870, SSB 5870
Boy Scouts of America, honoring: * SR 8624 (2015)
Child mental health care support services for primary care, PAL plus pilot program: SHB 2439, SSB 6494
Child protective services, near fatality in context of abuse or neglect, review of files and actions, when: SB 5888, SSB 5888, * 2SSB 5888, CH 298 (2015)
Child restraints or safety belts, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Child welfare court cases, one family one team public-private partnership, establishing: HB 1734, SHB 1734
Child welfare services, behavioral rehabilitation services, governor's advisory committee on vendor rates, creating: HB 2095, SB 5852, SSB 5852
Child welfare services, behavioral rehabilitation services, reimbursement rates for: HB 2095, SB 5852, SSB 5852
Child welfare services, confidential records disclosure for foster care purposes: 3SHB 1999, * 4SHB 1999, CH 71 (2016)
Child welfare services, demonstration sites and performance-based contracts effects review, extending expirations: * EHB 2749, CH 184 (2016)
Child welfare services, demonstration sites for performance-based contracts, extending expirations: SB 6382, SSB 6382
Child welfare services, homeless youth, crisis residential centers and HOPE centers for: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404, SSB 5404, * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Child welfare services, homeless youth, in crisis residential centers and HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Child welfare services, near fatality, review of: SB 5888, SSB 5888, * 2SSB 5888, CH 298 (2015)
Child welfare services, truant youth, crisis residential and HOPE centers: HB 2449, SHB 2449, * 2SHB 2449, CH 205 (2016) PV, SB 6497, SSB 6497, 2SSB 6497
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4611 (2015)
Conception, Washington state life at conception act, declaring right to life begins at conception: HB 1687
Custody, custodial interference, abduction statutes and residential provisions: * HB 1302, CH 38 (2015), SB 5394
Custody, objection to relocation, provisions concerning: HB 1618
Death or injury, when under 26 and unemancipated, allowing parent to bring civil action for: SB 5782
Depression, screening and provider payment through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Disabilities, children from birth to age three with, early intervention services: HB 1794, * SB 5879, CH 57 (2016)
Endangerment of child due to unsafe storage of firearm, first and second degree, when: HB 1747, SB 5789, SB 6310
Force, use by law enforcement or school officers to restrain child, when lawful: HB 2776
Gangs, criminal street gang activity at rental properties, law enforcement response: HB 2897, SB 5894
Gangs, involvement prevention, public works prevailing wage exemption for youth recreation projects for: SB 5931
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony: HB 2685, SB 6563
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Genital mutilation, female, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Grandparents, qualified, priority placement option in dependency proceedings, when: HB 2067
Health care information, disclosure by provider or facility, parent as personal representative for: SB 6565
Homeless youth prevention and protection act of 2015, implementation, modifications for: HB 2834, ESHB 2834
Homeless youth, from birth to age ten, gathering and analyzing information concerning: HB 1928
Homeless youth, health care informed consent from school personnel: * 3SHB 1682, CH 157 (2016), HB 2396, SHB 2396
Homeless youth, homeless youth act, creating office of homeless youth prevention programs: SSB 5404
Homeless youth, homeless youth act, creating office of homeless youth programs: HB 1436, SHB 1436, 2SHB 1436, SB 5404
Homeless youth, homeless youth prevention act, prevention measures: SB 5932
Homeless youth, homeless youth prevention and protection act, creating office of homeless youth prevention and protection programs: * 2SSB 5404, CH 69 (2015)
Homeless youth, office of homeless youth prevention programs, creating within DSHS: SB 5932
Homeless youth, Washington state homeless youth alert database, establishing: SB 5932
Host home programs, child abuse or neglect reporting requirements: * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SSB 6249
Host home programs, registration with secretary of state's office: * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SSB 6249
Host home programs, removing from "agency" definition, when: HB 2440, * SHB 2440, CH 166 (2016), SB 6249, SSB 6249
Immunization, for school and child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Immunization, information for expecting parents: * SB 5143, CH 141 (2016)
Immunizations, for influenza, foster home lack of proof of, denial of license due to, prohibiting: HB 2108
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Internet crimes against children, including sexual exploitation, new account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Jewelry, children's, cadmium standards for: HB 1049, SB 5021, SB 6042
Luring of a minor, with intent to harm or to facilitate commission of any crime: SB 6463, * SSB 6463, CH 11 (2016)
Mental health, children's mental health work group, establishing: HB 2439, SHB 2439, * E2SHB 2439, CH 96 (2016), SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Military families, children of, the 15 to 1: Jermaine Kearse Foundation, recognizing: * HR 4661 (2016)
Missing and exploited children, task force on, terminating advisory board for: HB 1311, * SB 5270, CH 208 (2016)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4642 (2015), * HR 4672 (2016)
Newborns, critical congenital heart disease screening, mandatory: HB 1285, * SHB 1285, CH 37 (2015)
Newborns, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning, compiling: HB 2939, SB 6586
Newborns, screening for various disorders, blood sample collection for, consent and specimen destruction: HB 2750
Parental rights amendment, urging Congress to propose to states for ratification: HJM 4003
Parenting plans after dissolution, shared residential schedule: HB 1110
Paternity, genetic testing for, termination of legal responsibilities, when: HB 1524, HB 2612, SB 5006, SSB 5006, 2SSB 5006, SB 6452
Personal information, disclosure of, exemption, when: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Poverty, intergenerational within families, tracking system for and commission on, establishing: HB 2518, ESHB 2518
Products, children's, flame retardants in, limiting: HB 1174, SHB 1174, E2SHB 1174, HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 5684, SB 6131, SSB 6131, SB 6440, SSB 6440
Rape of a child, in the first degree, removing marriage element: HB 2411
Rape of a child, in the first degree, seriousness level: HB 2705
Safety belts or child restraints, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Sexual abuse of children, school staff training and response: * HB 2597, CH 48 (2016)
Sexual and physical abuse of children, convicted adult offender penalty assessment, for children's advocacy centers: HB 2878, SHB 2878
Sexual assault, child victims, nonexclusive information disclosure exemption: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, child rescue fund, creating: * 2SHB 1281, CH 279 (2015)
Sexual exploitation and abuse of children, creating account to combat: HB 1281, SHB 1281, SB 5215, SSB 5215, * 2SSB 5215, CH 84 (2015)
Sexual exploitation of children, law enforcement administrative subpoena authority use, when: HB 2483, SHB 2483
Sexual exploitation of children, modifying certain penalties for convictions: HB 2533
Sexual misconduct with minor, period when prosecutable: HB 2260
Sexual orientation change efforts, on patients under 18, prohibitions: HB 1972, SB 5870, SSB 5870
Substance abuse, youth substance abuse prevention and education grant program, creating: HB 1642
Tattoos, illegal application to minor, exception for nonmedical removal procedures: SB 6639
Teen summer employment wage, creating: SB 5421
Teen training wage, establishing: SB 5422
Tobacco and vapor products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Unborn quick child, murder in first and second degrees, provisions: HB 1831
Unborn viable child, murder in first and second degrees, provisions: HB 2130
Vapor and tobacco products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling and advertising requirements: SB 5477
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling and retail sales: HB 2588, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Vapor products, child-resistant packaging and labeling, advertising, and retail sales requirements: SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2910, ESSB 5477
Vapor products, selling or giving to minors and possession on public school property, etc., prohibitions: E2SHB 1645
Vapor products, selling or giving to minors and possession on public school property, prohibitions: SHB 1645, HB 2588, HB 2910, ESSB 5477, SB 6328
Vapor products, selling to minors and use on public school property, prohibitions: * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Victimization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth, national day of silence for awareness of, supporting: * SR 8669 (2015)
Victims of crimes, children testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative: HB 1898
Victims of crimes, children testifying remotely, raising awareness of as legal alternative, including annual survey: * SHB 1898, CH 286 (2015)
Visitation, by grandparents, petitioning the court: SB 5005
Visitation, by relatives, petitioning the court: SB 6658
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, actions for, prohibiting: SB 5747
Youth wage, authority for paying: HB 2291
CITIES AND TOWNS  CITIES AND TOWNS RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; ELECTIONS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; LOCAL GOVERNMENT; RECORDS)
Aberdeen and Hoquiam, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
Aberdeen, The Daily World newspaper, honoring John C. Hughes for his work in journalism: * SR 8670 (2015)
Aberdeen, the Review Club of, 125th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4671 (2016)
Annexation, direct petition method, voter approval: HB 1848
Annexation, potential annexation areas (PAA), provisions concerning: HB 2112
Annexation, service costs to newly annexed areas, imposing taxes for: HB 1576, SHB 1576, ESHB 2156, SB 5864, * SSB 5864, CH 5 (2016)
Annexation, to another city or town, property owners petitioning for, appeals procedure: SHB 2074
Annexations and deannexations, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Auburn area chamber of commerce, recognizing: * SR 8701 (2016)
Auburn food bank, recognizing Debbie Christian for her work with: * SR 8673 (2015)
Auburn Youth Services, executive director James Blanchard, recognizing: * SR 8688 (2015)
Auburn, Miss Auburn scholarship program, recognizing: * SR 8682 (2015), * SR 8727 (2016)
Ballard, Syttende Mai festival and parade, celebrating Norway's constitution day: * SR 8649 (2015)
Boundary line adjustment and city limit reduction, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Capital projects, expanding range for which real estate excise tax revenues may be used: HB 1789, SB 5585, SSB 5585
Chehalis, Officer Rick Silva of Chehalis police department, honoring: * HR 4646 (2015)
Code cities, officers and employees, repealing subversive activities disqualification: HB 1040
Condominiums, conversion declaration recording fee, imposition by city for affordable housing: HB 2395
Consolidation, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Demolitions that reduce affordable housing, imposition by city of fee to offset: HB 2397
Electrification of transportation, infrastructure for, assisting municipal utility customers with financing for: HB 2966
Everson, volunteer work of Skyler Hamilton, honoring: * HR 4625 (2015)
Federal Way, recognizing in celebration of 25th anniversary: * SR 8678 (2015)
Fire protection districts, formation with boundaries of city or town, alternative to petition method: HB 2708, ESHB 2708, SB 6387, SSB 6387
Fire protection districts, formation, including ambulance service, authority for, when: SSB 6387
Fire protection, regional fire protection service authorities within boundaries of regional cities, establishing: HB 1606, SHB 1606, SB 5537
First-class cities, having employees perform public works project, dollar threshold limitation for: HB 2953
Health care coverage, purchase through PEBB by political subdivisions: ESHB 2156
Historic buildings, rehabilitation of, temporary property tax increase to fund, imposition by city: HB 2688
Hoquiam and Aberdeen, 125th anniversaries, recognizing: * HR 4636 (2015)
Housing, affordable housing incentive zones, designation: HB 2442, SB 6311, SSB 6311
Incorporations and disincorporations, notice and review processes, requirements: HB 1250, SHB 1250, SB 5138, SSB 5138
Joint operating agencies, formed by cities, raising contract sealed bid threshold, when: * SB 5760, CH 73 (2015)
Kent, 125th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8671 (2015)
Kent, recognizing Kent Pride, including Kent Pride parade: * SR 8651 (2015)
Kent, Roberto Gonzalez, recognizing: * SR 8660 (2015)
Lake Stevens, fire marshal Robert W. Marshall, honoring: * SR 8640 (2015)
Liquor, local prohibition on sale of, municipality and county power to repeal: HB 1564, SB 5167
Liquor, local prohibition on sale of, territory annexed into city after: * SHB 1564, CH 153 (2015), SSB 5167
Loads, public highway vehicle requirements and violations, exemption for cities: HB 2818
Mediation, authority to request in event of conflict with another town, city, or county, procedure: SB 6645, SSB 6645
Municipal corporations, overpayment and recovery of wages by: HB 2630, SB 6090
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority, requirements: ESHB 2156, HB 2519, * SHB 2519, CH 100 (2016), SB 5694, ESSB 5694
Prevailing wages, public works and public building service maintenance contracts, small cities, exemption: SB 5707
Puyallup, Bob Neilson, honoring for his community leadership: * SR 8735 (2016)
Regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, and leave, city and town prohibition and county authority for: SB 6578
Regulation of wages, hours, employee retention, scheduling, and leave, city and town prohibition and county authority for: SSB 6578
Rent, commercial properties, state preemption of controls on rent for: HB 2407
Richland, Lane Allen Bray, former city council member, mayor, and legislator, honoring life and work of: * HR 4658 (2016)
Richland, recognizing and honoring Mike Kluse and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory: * SR 8615 (2015)
Seattle Seahawks, congratulating and celebrating: * SR 8612 (2015)
Seattle, Bill Hobson, for his work to reduce homelessness in Seattle area, honoring: * SR 8737 (2016)
Seattle, Nancy Ruth Malmgren, honoring for her work in the Seattle community: * SR 8674 (2015)
Spokane, boxers Chauncy Welliver and Patrick Ferguson, celebrating: * SR 8664 (2015)
Spokane, Jeremy Affeldt, recognizing for his humanitarian efforts and professional baseball accomplishments: * HR 4639 (2015)
Stanwood railway station, requesting naming as Mary Margaret Haugen Station: SJM 8023
State land improvement financing area, certain eastern Washington city, area creation by: * HB 2842, CH 192 (2016), SB 6580
Streets and roads, maintaining of, city creation of transportation utility for: HB 1593, SB 5813
Streets and roads, repealing street utility local option transportation tax provisions: HB 1593, SB 5813
Traffic schools, establishing and operating, city or town authority for: * HB 2918, CH 201 (2016)
Vancouver, Bryce Seidl, former mayor and councilmember, honoring: * SR 8654 (2015)
Waitsburg, city of, 150th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4634 (2015)
Walla Walla, Frontier Days, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4679 (2016)
Warrant officers, authority to establish, requirements, duties: HB 1029, HB 1846, SB 5004, * SSB 5004, CH 288 (2015)
Water storage asset management services, procurement procedures for municipalities: * EHB 1989, CH 187 (2015), ESSB 5470
Wenatchee, celebrating apple blossom festival and honoring apple blossom festival court: * SR 8646 (2015), * SR 8728 (2016)
Yakima, Steve Caffery, honoring: * HR 4618 (2015)
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Commission, renaming by replacing "preferences" with "expenditures": HB 1239, SB 5492
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Juvenile case records, release to office, when: HB 1129
Juvenile offenders, case records, access for office: * ESB 5262, CH 262 (2015)
CIVIL PROCEDURE  CIVIL PROCEDURE RSS Feed
               (See also COURTS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE)
Alcohol or drug addiction recovery fellowship sponsors, testimony by: HB 2789, SB 6498, * SSB 6498, CH 24 (2016) V
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures: HB 1248
Arbitration of civil actions, procedures and arbitrator continuing legal education: ESHB 1248
Asset forfeiture, under uniform controlled substances act, burden of proof in certain civil hearings: SB 5751
Child restraints or safety belts, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Collection agencies, debt collection legal actions, service of summons and complaint, when: SB 6628
Costs, claims against government party, interim attorneys' fees and costs, payment of: HB 1205, SB 5370
Death or injury of child, when under 26 and unemancipated, allowing parent to bring civil action for: SB 5782
Defensive force, holding reasonable fear of imminent peril, when appropriate, immunity from civil liability: HB 2712, SB 6487
Defensive force, including deadly force, immunity from civil action, when: HB 1324
Easements, private right-of-way maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Foreign laws and systems, prohibiting enforcement when violating constitutional rights: HB 1246, SB 5192
Intimate images, unauthorized distribution of, civil action for damages, when: HB 1624, HB 2160, * ESHB 2160, CH 8 (2015), SB 5502
Liability, of landowners, adding bicycling to "outdoor recreation" in relation to: SB 6384
Liability, of law enforcement and corrections officers, agents, and employees, limiting: HB 2276
Liability, of mobile telecommunications providers, for intimate image disclosure: * HB 2384, CH 91 (2016)
Liability, of peace officers, including use of less lethal weapon, immunity: HB 2277
Process servers, legal, assault in third degree to include assault of: SB 5521
Process servers, legal, social security numbers of, disclosure prohibitions: ESB 5523
Safety belts or child restraints, failure to use, as evidence of negligence in civil action: HB 2278
Self-defense, defensive and deadly force, immunity from civil action, when: HB 1324
Self-defense, holding reasonable fear of imminent peril, when appropriate, immunity from civil liability: HB 2712, SB 6487
Wildfires, citizen entering land to initiate control measures, legal immunity, when: HB 1699, HB 2093, * ESHB 2093, CH 182 (2015)
Wrongful death, actions for, expanding beneficiaries: SB 5747
Wrongful life or wrongful birth, actions for, prohibiting: SB 5747
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Greenhouse gas emissions, restricting beyond federal regulations, prohibiting, role of authority boards: HB 2421
CLIMATE  CLIMATE RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ENVIRONMENT)
Global climate change, requesting action by U.S. to address: HJM 4009
CODE REVISER  CODE REVISER RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON; WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE)
Agency policies, requiring APA adoption and filing with office: HB 2311, SB 6456
Expired RCW provisions, removing certain: HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Forms in RCW, technical changes to year designations in: HB 1071, HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Official electronic records, including RCW and WAC, publication and authentication: SB 6361
Unnecessary administrative and codified laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380
Unnecessary administrative and codified laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures, role of code reviser: SSB 6380
Unnecessary RCW provisions, removing various: SB 6268, SSB 6268
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY; LABOR; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Admissions, three- or four-track system, studying transition to: HB 1147
Alcohol tasting by certain students, special permit: * HB 1004, CH 59 (2015), SB 5001
Art, for higher education buildings, expending part of allocation during design phase, when: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409, SSB 6409
Bastyr University, congratulating Daniel K. Church for his work as president: * HR 4638 (2015)
Bill of rights, academic, concerning trigger warnings, microaggressions, whistleblower protection, and discipline: HB 2488
Branch campus information, displaying on public four-year higher education dashboard: SB 5295
Branch campuses, "branch" as identifying term, eliminating: HB 2349
Budgets, department-level, posting on education data center's data dashboard: HB 1400
Capital budget projects, major and minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: HB 2755, SHB 2755, SB 6409
Capital budget projects, minor works, valuation thresholds, revising: SSB 6409
Capital budget requests by institutions, document for projects, modifying requirements: HB 1532, SB 5562
Central Washington University, fifth year promise program, authorizing: HB 2691, SHB 2691
Central Washington University, online alternative credit model: HB 1439, SHB 1439
Central Washington University, wildfire behavior forecasting BS degree program, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
Central Washington University, wildfire management certification course for wildlife professionals, developing: SB 6502, SSB 6502
College in the high school program, dual credit access for low-income students: SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College in the high school program, dual credit opportunities: HB 1546, SB 5080, SSB 5080, SB 5086
College in the high school program, earlier participation: HB 1031, SHB 1031, HB 1081, SHB 1546, * E2SHB 1546, CH 202 (2015)
College savings program, Washington, establishing: SB 6601, SSB 6601, * E2SSB 6601, CH 69 (2016)
Contracts, submission and public inspection provisions, higher education institution exception, when: HB 2755, SB 6409
Costs, higher education cost data for universities and TESC, JLARC review of: ESSB 5133
Costs, higher education cost drivers, studying: HB 1500, SHB 1500, SB 5133
Course materials, open educational resources, grant program to facilitate access to: HB 2686, SHB 2686
Course materials, open source instructional materials, B&O tax credit for creating or publishing: HB 2780
Course materials, open, establishing open education pilot grant program to reduce costs: HB 2680, SHB 2680
Credentials, doctorate degrees issued by religious institutions, removing from "false academic credential" definition: HB 2756
Credits, transfer to community or technical college, plans for: SB 6354, * SSB 6354, CH 19 (2016) V
Cybersecurity, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Cybersecurity, conditional loan program for higher education: HB 2244
Degrees, accelerated baccalaureate programs, work group on, establishing: SB 6626
Degrees, four-year degree production incentive program, creating: HB 1303
Degrees, in STEM fields, performance funding incentive system role in increasing: HB 2692
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, core services for: HB 2825, SB 6466
Disabilities, higher education transfer students with, work group on removing obstacles for: ESHB 2825, * SSB 6466, CH 22 (2016) V
Eastern Washington University, men's basketball team, recognizing: * HR 4635 (2015)
Eastern Washington University, open education pilot program at: HB 1973
Employees, collective bargaining to be considered as open public meetings: HB 2829, SB 6126, SSB 6126
Employees, collective bargaining to be open public meetings: HB 2490, SSB 5329
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, periodic certification elections: SB 6410, SSB 6410
Employees, collective bargaining unit representatives, prohibiting certain benefits and payments to, when: HB 1773, SB 5602
Evergreen State College, The, recognizing president Dr. Thomas L. "Les" Purce: * HR 4630 (2015), * SR 8650 (2015)
Evergreen State College, The, state information technology employee COBOL training pilot program: HB 2242
Expenditures, higher education institutions, posting on education data center's data dashboard: SHB 1400
Faculty, adjunct, certification as common schools substitute teachers: SB 5941
Faculty, collective bargaining agreements, digital copy submission: ESB 5854
Faculty, salary or wage increases, collective bargaining agreement requirements: SB 5979, SSB 5979
Fees, services and activities, to be arrived at without reference to tuition: HB 2911, SB 6587, SSB 6587
Financial aid, affordable college for everyone grant contract program, creating: HB 1154, SHB 1154
Financial aid, certified public accounting scholarship program, establishing: HB 1814, SHB 1814, SB 5534, * SSB 5534, CH 215 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship and state need grant recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, eligibility, expanding "resident student" definition for: HB 2801
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, pledge requirement, modifying: HB 1236, ESHB 1236, E2SHB 1236
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, student support services programs for enrollees in: SB 5856
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, work group recommendations: SB 5851, SSB 5851, * 2SSB 5851, CH 244 (2015)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship, aligning eligibility with state need grant: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, cybersecurity conditional loan program: HB 2244
Financial aid, educator retooling conditional scholarship program, endorsements via: HB 1541, SHB 1541, E2SHB 1541, HB 1570, * ESHB 1570, CH 9 (2015), HB 1813, * SHB 1813, CH 3 (2015), SB 5312, SB 6192
Financial aid, for graduate students, feasibility of and alternatives to state loan program for, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Financial aid, future teachers conditional scholarship and loan repayment program, provisions: SB 6097, SSB 6097
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program fund, funding: HB 1080, HB 2065, SB 5010, SSB 5010, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Financial aid, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, eligibility: * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015)
Financial aid, income share agreements as alternative to loans, origination regulation and originator licensing: HB 1923, SHB 1923
Financial aid, nurse educator loan repayment and scholarship program, establishing: SSB 5010
Financial aid, opportunity scholarship program, to include educator preparation programs with STEM endorsements: HB 2881
Financial aid, providing information to students, when: SB 5328, * SSB 5328, CH 212 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship recipients, honoring: * SR 8618 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant and college bound scholarship, using for community or technical college: HB 2039, HB 2301
Financial aid, state need grant performance-based scholarship pilot project, creating: HB 2041, SHB 2041, 2SHB 2041
Financial aid, state need grant, aligning college bound scholarship eligibility with: HB 2241, SB 6113
Financial aid, state need grant, awarding percentage to students pursuing STEM degrees: SB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, eligibility provisions: * SB 5638, CH 121 (2015)
Financial aid, state need grant, grants and pursuit of STEM-field degrees, creating work group to study relationship: SSB 6512
Financial aid, state need grant, minimum grade point average for renewing: HB 1767, SB 5547, SSB 5547
Financial aid, state need grant, reducing appropriations via college affordability program: SB 5954, * 2ESSB 5954, CH 36 (2015), SSB 6059
Financial aid, state, defining "satisfactory academic progress" for purposes of: HB 1955
Financial aid, student loan ombuds, designating: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loan repayment assistance, B&O tax credit for employers providing employees with: SB 6608
Financial aid, student loan servicers, licensing and regulation of: SB 6610
Financial aid, student loans, private activity bond allocation for: HB 2585, SHB 2585, SB 6342, * SSB 6342, CH 18 (2016) V, SB 6682
Financial aid, teacher shortage conditional grant program, for teacher preparation program students: SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, HB 2881, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
Financial aid, Washington advance higher education loan program, as pilot program: HB 1030, SHB 1030
Financial aid, wildlife college student loan program, establishing: SB 5318
Financial literacy seminars, live, mandatory: SB 5349
Firearms, concealed pistol carried by license holder on campus, authorizing, requirements and violations: HB 2867
Firearms, pistols, on higher education campuses, offenses involving: HB 2867
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, including investigation of: HB 1949
For-profit higher education institutions, unfair business practices, prohibitions, requirements, student ombuds, and study: ESHB 1949
Free to finish college program, Washington, establishing: HB 2955, SHB 2955, 2SHB 2955
Funding, appropriations to be contingent on meeting of statewide achievement goals: HB 2692
Funding, certain percentage of sales tax revenues to support higher education: HB 1810, SB 5286
Funding, enrollment levels for calculating, definition of "caseload" used when determining: SB 6095
Funding, narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences to provide: SHB 2269
Funding, prioritizing biennial state revenue growth for education: HB 1385, SB 5063, SSB 5063
GET ready for college program, establishing: SB 5636
Gonzaga University, men's and women's basketball teams, honoring: * HR 4640 (2015)
Graduate students, state loan program for, feasibility of and alternatives to, studying: HB 2887, SB 6609
Higher education performing arts and sports facilities, public high school use, when: HB 1834
Information technology, at state agencies, attracting qualified students for, studying methods: HB 2243
Inmates, post-secondary programs, modifying provisions to increase opportunities: HB 1704, HB 2619, SB 5354, SB 6260
Intellectual property rights, assignment by students, staff, and faculty, exceptions and prohibitions: SB 6107
Investment authority and options of higher education institutions, modifying: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Latino/a educational achievement project (LEAP), welcoming to Olympia: * SR 8700 (2016)
Low-income high-achieving students, applications from, informational program for increasing: HB 1812
Low-income homeless students using student housing facilities, when: HB 2024
Media, student journalist freedom of speech, including civil action for relief: SB 6233
Medical education, family medicine education advisory board, creating: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical education, family practice education advisory board, establishing: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical education, residency programs, allocating funds for new or expanded: HB 2065, SB 5909, SSB 5909
Medical schools, foreign, medical quality assurance commission approval of: HB 1874, SHB 1874, SB 5773
Medical schools, role in expanding residency programs in shortage areas: HB 1485, SHB 1485, * E2SHB 1485, CH 252 (2015), SB 5680
Medical schools, Washington State University, to be Elson S. Floyd School of Medicine: HB 2271, SB 6141
Mental health and suicide prevention in higher education, task force on: HB 1138, * SHB 1138, CH 67 (2015)
Military members, early registration for spouse or domestic partner: HB 1052, * SHB 1052, CH 14 (2015)
Military members, waivers of building and services and activities fees, when: * HB 1706, CH 143 (2015), SB 5620
Partners for veteran supportive campuses certificate, helping regional universities achieve: SHB 1887
Peer mentoring, of at-risk elementary students by college st