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

HARDWOODS COMMISSION  HARDWOODS COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS)
Assessment for commission funding, revising and adjusting: HB 2553, * SB 6073, CH 71 (2018)
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; HAZARDOUS WASTE; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES)
Aluminum content of vaccines, limiting: HB 2840
Asphalt pavement sealant, in coal tar pollution statutes: SB 5814
Brake friction materials, excessive-copper, modifying requirements: HB 1738, * SHB 1738, CH 204 (2017)
Chemicals, high priority, in children's or consumer electronic products: HB 1596, HB 2632
Flammable trains, high hazard, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Incidents, person causing, liability to fire department or fire district: HB 2460
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, director, Yakama Nation environmental restoration and waste management program, honoring: * HR 4671 (2018)
Lead ammunition, selling or giving to person under 21, risks and prohibitions: HB 2805
Lead, drinking water service lines containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets, action plans, testing, and response: HB 1842, HB 1925
Lead, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Mercury, vaccines containing, prohibiting: HB 2840
Methamphetamine, properties and transient accommodations contaminated by: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, former employee occupational disease presumption: HB 1723, * SHB 1723, CH 9 (2018), SB 5940, SSB 5940, SSB 6343
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers task force, establishing: SB 6343, SSB 6343
Oil transport, contingency plans, class III railroads hauling noncrude oil, exemption: * ESHB 1136, CH 239 (2017)
Oil transport, contingency plans, exempting class III railroads hauling nonfuel oils: HB 1136, SB 5123, SSB 5123
Oil transport, contingency plans, exempting food grade vegetable oil: HB 1135, SB 5137
Oil transport, contingency plans, oil that may submerge or sink in water: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Oil transport, high hazard flammable trains, speed limits in certain urban areas: HB 1498, SB 5098
Oil transport, spill contingency plans, management, and emergency response: SB 6269, SSB 6269, * E2SSB 6269, CH 262 (2018)
Oil transport, spill plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1611, SHB 1611, 2SHB 1611, SB 5462
Oil transport, spill prevention and response, oil spill prevention account: HB 1210, SB 5425
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance for, creating: HB 1698, SHB 1698
Paints/coatings for boats, copper-containing antifouling, replacing: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
Petroleum storage tanks, assistance for safe operation and leaks or spills: HB 1266, * SHB 1266, CH 23 (2017)
Petroleum storage tanks, underground, delaying program termination and repeal: HB 2453, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, prohibiting: HB 1744
PFAS chemicals, food packaging containing, prohibitions and safer alternatives: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
PFAS chemicals, in class B firefighting foam, prohibitions: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
PFAS chemicals, in firefighting personal protective equipment, requirements: HB 2793, SHB 2793, SB 6413, * ESSB 6413, CH 286 (2018)
Pipelines, hazardous liquid/gas, pipeline accident mitigation account, creating: HB 2135
Possession of hazardous substances, tax on, adding surtax: HB 1663, SB 5501
Tanks, heating oil, insurance for, annual contamination cleanup aggregate limit: HB 2872, SHB 2872, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
Tanks, heating oil, insurance for, statement in real estate seller disclosure concerning: * SB 6462, CH 289 (2018)
Tanks, underground storage, delaying program termination and repeal: HB 2453, * SB 6159, CH 194 (2018)
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1669, SHB 1669, SB 5846
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               (See also DRUGS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; SEWAGE AND SEWERS)
Hazardous substances independent remedial actions under toxics control act: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Hazardous substances remedial actions, appeals, ecology requirements: SB 5943
Hazardous substances remedial actions, hazardous substance tax stabilization act: SB 6285
Jim "Kii'ahl", Russell, director, Yakama Nation environmental restoration and waste management program, honoring: * HR 4671 (2018)
Mercury-containing lights stewardship program, provisions: * SB 5762, CH 254 (2017)
Model toxics control act, actions under: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943, SB 6422
Paint, architectural, paint stewardship via architectural paint recovery program: HB 1376, SHB 1376, SB 5419
Paint, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Radioactive waste, low-level, management of, transferring authority for: HB 1252, SHB 1252, SB 5319
Remedial actions, effect of climate change on: SB 6422
Site cleanup, independent remedial actions, procedural requirements exemptions: SB 5170, SSB 5170, SB 5943
Site cleanup, requirements for department of ecology and others: SB 5943
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DEATH; DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DRUGS; EXPLOSIVES; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; HUMAN REMAINS; MENTAL HEALTH; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SEWAGE AND SEWERS; WATER POLLUTION)
AIDS and HIV, removing certain HIV testing barriers: * SB 6580, CH 158 (2018)
AIDS and HIV, treatment of a minor, information disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1878
Asphalt pavement sealant, in coal tar pollution statutes: SB 5814
Assistive devices, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use: SB 5018, SB 6565, SSB 6565
Assistive devices, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use, considering: * SSB 5018, CH 311 (2017)
Autism, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4635 (2017), * SR 8637 (2017)
Birth centers, regulating with birthing and childbirth centers: SB 6579
Birth certificates, filed with state registrar, preregistration of child to vote when: HB 2595, SHB 2595, SB 6353, SSB 6353, 2SSB 6353, E3SSB 6353
Birth control, contraceptive drugs, health plan coverage for twelve-month supply: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Birth control, health plan coverage for contraception: HB 2409, SB 5760, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Birth control, hormonal contraceptives, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Blood-collecting or distributing establishment vehicles, HOV lane access for: SB 5837, * SSB 5837, CH 73 (2017)
Bone marrow donation, information for driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2557, SHB 2557, SB 6155, * SSB 6155, CH 192 (2018)
Cancer, Andy Hill cancer research endowment program, fund, and account: * ESB 5375, CH 4 (2018)
Cancer, breast, reconstruction and prostheses insurance coverage availability: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority, program, and accounts, renaming: * ESB 5375, CH 4 (2018)
Cancer, Fred Hutchinson center, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 25 (2017)
Cancer, stage 4 metastatic, mandatory step therapy for, prohibiting: SB 5626
Chemicals, high priority, in children's or consumer electronic products: HB 1596, HB 2632
Communication plans, life safety information for limited-English proficient persons: * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Contraception, employer health plan coverage for: HB 2908, SB 6102, SSB 6102
Contraception, health plan coverage for: HB 2409, SB 5760, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Contraception, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
Contraceptive drugs, health plan reimbursement for twelve-month-supply refills: HB 1234, * SHB 1234, CH 293 (2017), SB 5554, SSB 5554
Contraceptives, hormonal self-administered, database of pharmacies offering: EHB 2570
Death with dignity, informed decision making: SB 5433
Death, natural death act, advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for: HB 1640, SB 5478
Debt, medical, collection of, debtor right to request itemized bill: HB 2731
Debt, medical, collection of, limits on: HB 2731
Debt, medical, studying: SHB 2731
Diabetes, adults with, medicaid oral health connections pilot program for: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Diapers, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2905
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Dyslexia advisory council, convening: * E2SSB 6162, CH 75 (2018)
Dyslexia advisory council, reconvening: SSB 6162
Dyslexia, as learning disability, school screening and interventions: * E2SSB 6162, CH 75 (2018)
Dyslexia, as learning disability, school screening for: HB 2796, SB 6162, SSB 6162
Essential public health services account, creating: HB 2144
Flame retardants, organohalogen, limiting amounts in various products: HB 2632
Fluoridation of water, public water system concentration limit for: HB 1244
Food packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibiting: HB 1744
Food packaging, containing PFAS chemicals, prohibitions and safer alternatives: HB 2658, * ESHB 2658, CH 138 (2018), SB 6396, SSB 6396
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Furniture, upholstered, organohalogen flame retardants in, limiting amount: HB 2632
Hanford site, workers at, healthy energy workers task force, establishing: SB 6343, SSB 6343
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, name change: HB 2531
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, reproductive health care access: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Health equity, governor's interagency coordinating council on, data inventories: HB 2531
Health sciences and services authorities, sales and use tax authority, extending: HB 2128, SB 5544
Hepatitis C, state health care coverage for, limiting: HB 2207
Immunization, of children, exemptions availability notification: HB 2842
Immunization, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Immunization, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Immunization, vaccines containing mercury, prohibiting: HB 2840
Immunization, vaccines, aluminum content of, limiting: HB 2840
Immunization, vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adopting and providing: HB 2841
Infants, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Injection sites, safe, ending: HB 1761, SB 5223, SSB 5223, SB 6254
Lead ammunition, selling or giving to person under 21, risks and prohibitions: HB 2805
Lead, drinking water service lines containing, replacing: HB 1805, SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets, action plans, testing, and response: HB 1842, HB 1925
Lead, lead-based paint activities program, certification fee, increasing: HB 1873, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: * SB 5912, CH 115 (2018)
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning: HB 1312, SB 5522, * SSB 5522, CH 182 (2018)
Notices, about emergencies and disasters, for limited-English-proficient persons: HB 1540, SHB 1540, 2SHB 1540, SB 5046, * SSB 5046, CH 312 (2017)
Paints/coatings for boats, copper-containing antifouling, replacing: HB 2634, * SHB 2634, CH 94 (2018), SB 6333, SSB 6333
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula or midwifery services for incarcerated women: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Pregnancy and childbirth, doula services for incarcerated women: HB 1704, HB 2016
Pregnancy disability, state shared leave program to include: HB 1434, * ESHB 1434, CH 39 (2018), SB 5295, SSB 5295
Pregnancy, genetic and gestational surrogacy agreements: SB 6037, * ESSB 6037, CH 6 (2018)
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing: HB 1474, ESHB 1796, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnancy, medicaid oral health connections pilot program: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Pregnancy, medicaid services eligibility family income maximum: HB 2660, SB 6304
Pregnancy, opioid use and opioid use disorder therapy, effects on baby: ESHB 2489
Pregnancy, opioid use and replacement therapy, effects on baby: HB 2489, SB 6150
Pregnancy, opioid use and treatment therapy, effects on baby: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pregnancy, pregnant minors, various programs/services for, coordinating: HB 2670, SHB 2670, 2SHB 2670
Pregnancy, reproductive health care services reimbursement program: HB 2909, SB 6105
Pregnancy, state parental leave sharing program creating: SB 5479
Pregnancy, state shared leave to include maternity/paternity leave: SB 5479
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for childbirth and, when: HB 1448, SB 5299, SB 5531
Pregnancy, workplace accommodations for, when: HB 1796, ESHB 1796
Pregnant women assistance program, remote seller sales tax to fund: SB 5856
Records, electronic medical record systems, agency purchase or upgrade: SB 5787
Records, emergency department patient care information, submission of: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Records, for individual health insurance market stability program, confidentiality: HB 2222, * ESHB 2222, CH 30 (2017), SB 5950
Records, health care information, disclosure without patient's authorization, when: HB 1477, * SHB 1477, CH 298 (2017), SB 5400
Records, health care treatment of minor, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Records, health information, disclosure by insurance commissioner: HB 1043, * SHB 1043, CH 193 (2017), SB 5124
Records, medical, for social security disability benefits denial appeal, free copy of: HB 1239, * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, mental health services, use and disclosure, when: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5435, * SSB 5435, CH 325 (2017)
Records, mental health, disclosure in certain discrimination claims: * SB 6027, CH 70 (2018)
Safety, youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy for: HB 1784
Serious or life-threatening conditions, patient with, investigational treatment access: HB 1242
Sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of a minor, information disclosure: SB 5561
Standards for health/safety, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent: SB 6083
Sunscreen, tropical sunscreen products, at schools/events, permitting: HB 1573, SB 5404, * SSB 5404, CH 186 (2017)
Surf pools, regulation of: HB 2959, SB 6581
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs and other products, when: SB 5035, * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Threats, public health, data reporting system and confidentiality: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Vaccination, of children, exemptions availability notification: HB 2842
Vaccination, of school children, exemption form requirements and prohibitions: HB 2092
Vaccination, vaccine administration by health care provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Vaccines, aluminum content of, limiting: HB 2840
Vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adopting and providing: HB 2841
Vaccines, mercury-containing, prohibiting: HB 2840
Vaccines, through collaborative drug therapy agreements, database of pharmacies: EHB 2570
Water recreation facilities, regulation of: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, modifying to include surf pools: HB 2959, SB 6581
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use: SB 5018, SB 6565, SSB 6565
Wheelchairs, for disability, accessible taxicab HOV lane use, considering: * SSB 5018, CH 311 (2017)
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; HEALTH CARE OVERSIGHT, JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE ON; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Access for all trust, Washington, and standing committees, creating: SB 5747
Access for all trust, Washington, creating as single health financing entity: SB 5747
Accountable communities of health, certain incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Accountable communities of health, certain local/state/federal funds, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998
Accountable communities of health, certain medicaid incentive payments, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Advance directives, notaries and proof of identity for, in natural death act: HB 1640, SB 5478
Apple care trust, Washington, and committees, as single health financing agency: SB 5701
Autism, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4635 (2017), * SR 8637 (2017)
Bone marrow donation, information for driver's license and identicard applicants: HB 2557, SHB 2557, SB 6155, * SSB 6155, CH 192 (2018)
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage for cancer patients: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Cannabis, medical use, provisions: HB 1060, SHB 1060, HB 1094, HB 1098, HB 1212, SHB 1212, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, HB 2098, ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5290, SB 5606, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018), SB 5933
Cannabis, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Care options, preempted by provider beliefs, notice requirements: SB 5767
Charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Children, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Children, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Children, primary care behavioral health integration model and performance: SB 5779
Children, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment information disclosure: SB 5561
Children, treatment information, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Chiropractic services, reimbursement parity for: * ESB 5518, CH 181 (2018)
Chiropractic services, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Community assistance referral and education services program, fire department role: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Conversion therapy, practicing on minor, as provider unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Debt, medical, collection of, debtor right to request itemized bill: HB 2731
Debt, medical, collection of, limits on: HB 2731
Debt, medical, studying: SHB 2731
Declarations, statewide health care declarations registry, entity to manage: SB 5574
Devices, medical, demographic diversity in clinical trials program for: HB 2304, SB 6506
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Durable medical equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
East Asian medicine, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Emergency department patient care information, submission requirements: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Eye care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Eye, organ, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Facilities, abortion requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Facilities, abortions, reporting use of potassium chloride or digoxin: HB 1776
Facilities, acute care hospitals, adding beds, certificate of need exemption, when: SB 5638
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, certificate of need exemption, when: HB 2894, SB 6520
Facilities, ambulatory surgical, facility fee notice to patients of: HB 2588
Facilities, balance billing by out-of-network providers, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Facilities, birth centers, regulating with birthing and childbirth centers: SB 6579
Facilities, charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Facilities, community, shifting long-term mental health placements to, when: HB 1546, HB 2067, 2EHB 2107, SB 5434, SSB 5434, SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Facilities, electronic health records, prescription monitoring program integration: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Facilities, entities limiting health services by providers, prohibitions: HB 2482, SB 6247
Facilities, evaluation and treatment centers, shifting mental health placements to: 2EHB 2107
Facilities, hospital fire protection inspections, hospital licensing fees to fund: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Facilities, in- and out-of-network providers at, insurance and facility requirements: HB 1870, SB 5654
Facilities, kidney disease treatment centers, certificate of need review exemption: HB 2547, SB 6358
Facilities, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, which employees: HB 1715
Facilities, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, medicaid: SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Facilities, postsurgical care centers and services, regulation of: SB 5593
Facilities, public benefit hospital entities, joint self-insurance risk programs: * SB 5581, CH 221 (2017)
Facilities, relocation of beds, effect on access, as certificate of need criterion: HB 2589
Facilities, safe surrender of newborns at, information concerning, compiling: HB 1312, SB 5522, * SSB 5522, CH 182 (2018)
Facilities, sexual assault examination reimbursement, when: HB 2102
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patient transfer to, work group on: SHB 1854
Facilities, skilled nursing, acute care hospital patients awaiting transfer to: HB 1854, SB 5638
Facilities, small low-volume rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment to: HB 2732
Facilities, sole community rural hospitals, enhanced medicaid payment rates for: SB 6601
Facilities, various, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 5998
First aid, by law enforcement officers, SHB 3003 concerning, cutoff date exemption for: * HCR 4415 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and provision of: * ESHB 3003, CH 10 (2018)
First aid, law enforcement officer training in and rendering of, I-940: * SI 940, CH 11 (2018), * HI 940, CH 11 (2018)
Forbearances, obligations for medical services, interest accrual, when: ESSB 5456
Foundational public health services, improvement plan and shared services project: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Gene therapies/drugs, new, medicaid managed care, financial responsibility: HB 2565
Health care services, out-of-pocket cost estimates, work group and rule making: HB 1619
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, name change: HB 2531
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, reproductive health care access: HB 2409, SB 6219, * SSB 6219, CH 119 (2018)
Health equity, governor's interagency coordinating council on, data inventories: HB 2531
Health sciences and services authorities, designation as, application deadline: HB 1922
Hearing instruments, coverage under medicaid and public employee benefits: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Hearing instruments, purchase agreement, receipt information requirements: HB 2856
Hearing therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Indian tribes, action plan to raise health status of American Indians and Alaska Natives: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, governor's Indian health council, establishing: HB 2826, SB 6472
Indian tribes, Indian health improvement reinvestment account and committee, creating: HB 2826, SB 6472
Informed consent for incompetent persons, persons with authority to provide: HB 2541, ESHB 2541
Informed consent, for vaccination, provider requirements: HB 2090
Innovative therapies/drugs, new, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
Mammograms, communicating breast density to patients: SB 5084, * ESSB 5084, CH 122 (2018)
Mammography, insurance coverage to include digital breast tomosynthesis, when: * SB 5912, CH 115 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, accounting services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, administration to students: HB 1060, SHB 1060, SB 5290
Marijuana, medical use, armored car services for businesses: ESHB 2098, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, authorization database, changing funding source for: HB 2566
Marijuana, medical use, compassionate care renewals for patients: HB 2554, SHB 2554
Marijuana, medical use, cooperatives, state preemption of regulation of: HB 2471
Marijuana, medical use, excise tax exemptions: HB 1667
Marijuana, medical use, financial services for businesses, patients, providers: HB 2098, ESHB 2098, SB 5928, * ESSB 5928, CH 68 (2018)
Marijuana, medical use, hiring and accommodation of patient by employer: HB 1094
Marijuana, medical use, personal product testing for qualified patients: HB 1212, SHB 1212
Marijuana, medical use, provisions: HB 1094, HB 1098, * HB 1250, CH 131 (2017), HB 1667, HB 2021, SHB 2021, * ESSB 5131, CH 317 (2017), SB 5606, SB 5933
Marijuana, medical use, repealing all statutes legalizing: HB 2096
Marijuana, medical use, retailer delivery to patient, endorsement for: HB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, retailer home delivery, creating system for, studying: SHB 2574
Marijuana, medical use, tribal retailer deliveries to patients: HB 2574
Massage therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Medical treatment, persons undergoing, I-405 express toll lane exemption, when: HB 1269
Midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Mobility enhancing equipment, for home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Nebulizers, for other than home use, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2429
Occupational therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Organ, eye, and tissue donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Pain, chronic noncancer, nonpharmacologic treatments, coverage for: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pediatric transitional care centers, for alcohol-/drug-exposed infants, licensing: HB 1491, SB 5152
Pediatric transitional care services, for drug-exposed infants, licensing: SHB 1491, * SSB 5152, CH 263 (2017)
Physical therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Preventive services, all health plans to cover: HB 1523, * ESHB 1523, CH 14 (2018), SB 5602
Primary care, behavioral health integrated with, payment codes/reimbursement: SB 5779, * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Serious or life-threatening conditions, patient with, investigational treatment access: HB 1242
Sexual assault survivors, undergoing examinations, bill of rights for: SB 5686
Speech therapy, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Stem cell therapies, not USFDA-approved, provider notice to patient: HB 2356, * ESHB 2356, CH 216 (2018)
Step therapy, mandatory, for stage 4 metastatic cancer, prohibiting: SB 5626
Step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Step therapy, mandatory, override exception determinations for, requirements: SB 5757
Store and forward technology, as reimbursable service: SB 5457, * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine for catastrophically injured workers, provider reimbursement for: SB 5355
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Telemedicine payment parity pilot program, telemedicine collaborative role: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, as reimbursable service: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017), SB 5457
Telemedicine, billing and reimbursement for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, duties: ESSB 6226
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, extending: * SB 6163, CH 256 (2018)
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, convening: SB 5636
Telemedicine, UW's extension for community healthcare outcomes program reporting: SB 6495
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs and other products, when: SB 5035, * SSB 5035, CH 212 (2017)
Tissue, organ, and eye donors, remembering: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Vision care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
Whole-person care, behavioral health services as part of: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; PUBLIC EMPLOYEES' BENEFITS BOARD)
Abolishing health care authority and replacing with Washington access for all trust: SB 5747
Abortion, reimbursement program for medical assistance-eligible persons, HCA role: SB 6219
Behavioral health authority, designation of state, transfer to HCA, work group for: SSB 5259
Behavioral health authority, designation of state, transferring to HCA from DSHS: HB 1388, * 2ESHB 1388, CH 201 (2018), SB 5259, SSB 5259
Behavioral health services, audits, HCA requirements, modifying: * E2SHB 1819, CH 207 (2017)
Behavioral health services, fully integrated managed health care system: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
Behavioral health services, HCA documentation requirements, HCA to review: * E2SHB 1819, CH 207 (2017)
Behavioral health services, physical health integration, managed care work group: SB 5894
Behavioral health services, physical health integration, work group, HCA role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Behavioral health services, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage information, HCA role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Depression, partnership access line for moms and kids program, authority role: SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Depression, pregnant women and new mothers, program for, authority role: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Drug utilization review board, managed care members, adding: ESHB 2565
Drugs, generic, price increases, notifying program: HB 2556, SB 5995
Drugs, purchasing and pricing, HCA role: SHB 1541, 2SHB 1541
Foster youth, integrated managed/behavioral health care plan, HCA role: HB 2530, * SHB 2530, CH 27 (2018), SB 6436
Health benefit exchange, apple health public option through, HCA role: SB 5984
Health benefit exchange, COFA citizens, premium assistance program, HCA role: HB 1291, SHB 1291, 2SHB 1291, SB 5683, * SSB 5683, CH 161 (2018)
Health insurance coverage, apple health plus program, establishing, HCA role: HB 2232
Health security trust, authority role in creating: HB 1026
Hepatitis C, health care coverage for, restricting HCA authority for: HB 2207
Interpreters, spoken language services, purchasing from certain providers: HB 1869, SB 5682, SB 6245, SSB 6245, * 2SSB 6245, CH 253 (2018)
Long-term services and supports trust program, authority role: HB 2533, SHB 2533, 2SHB 2533, SB 6238
Medicaid, access to baby and child dentistry program to include children with disabilities: SB 6549, * SSB 6549, CH 156 (2018)
Medicaid, ambulance services payment rate, relation to medicare rate: HB 2112, SB 5823
Medicaid, ambulance transports, fee to fund add-on to reimbursement, HCA role: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, ambulance transports, quality assurance fee: HB 2708, SB 6129, SSB 6129
Medicaid, American Indian and Alaska Native mandatory enrollment in: HB 2826, SB 6472
Medicaid, appropriations, exempting from balanced budget requirement, when: SB 5163
Medicaid, assisted living and adult residential care, new payment system for: HB 2515, * SHB 2515, CH 225 (2018), SB 6337
Medicaid, audits of health care providers by authority, restricting: HB 1314, * SHB 1314, CH 242 (2017)
Medicaid, certain payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: HB 2998, * SHB 2998, CH 102 (2018)
Medicaid, children's affordable coverage, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
Medicaid, children's affordable health coverage, family income limit: SB 6047
Medicaid, children's mental health services, facilitating referrals to, authority role: HB 2451, SHB 2451, SB 6452, * SSB 6452, CH 288 (2018)
Medicaid, children's mental health services, fully integrated managed health care system: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care: HB 1713, SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, children's mental health services, managed care and tribal organizations: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, chronic noncancer pain, nonpharmacologic treatments, HCA role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Medicaid, community assistance referral and education services, reimbursement of: HB 1358, SHB 1358, * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Medicaid, consumer-directed program, family member providing certain care: * 2ESB 5867, CH 34 (2017)
Medicaid, dental health aide therapist services funding for Indian tribes: HB 1414, SHB 1414, SB 5079, * SSB 5079, CH 5 (2017)
Medicaid, dental managed care program, statewide prepaid, establishing: HB 1899, SB 5604
Medicaid, depression screening for children of certain ages: HB 1713, SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017), SB 5763, SSB 5763
Medicaid, diabetes, adults with, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, educational limited English proficiency interpreters, reimbursement for: HB 1295, HB 1451
Medicaid, enhanced payment rates for sole community rural hospitals: SB 6601
Medicaid, false claims, penalties and recoveries, increasing: HB 2326, * SB 6053, CH 63 (2018)
Medicaid, funding for home visiting services, leveraging, HCA role: HB 2779, SHB 2779, * E2SHB 2779, CH 175 (2018), SB 6485, SSB 6485
Medicaid, HCA authority to seek waivers, limiting: SB 5368
Medicaid, hearing devices for adults: HB 1264, SHB 1264
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date of, revising: HB 1766
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, expiration date, revising: SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, hospital safety net assessment for, various provisions: HB 1766, SB 5815, * SSB 5815, CH 228 (2017)
Medicaid, in-home care, consumer-directed employer program, establishing: * ESSB 6199, CH 278 (2018)
Medicaid, incentive payments to accountable communities of health, B&O tax deduction: SB 6615
Medicaid, long-term care, consumer directed employer program, establishing: SHB 2963
Medicaid, long-term care, individual provider employment administrator program, establishing: HB 2963
Medicaid, long-term involuntary psychiatric treatment, via managed care, HCA role: SB 6573, SSB 6573
Medicaid, low-volume small rural hospitals, enhanced payment to: HB 2732
Medicaid, maternal depression screening, through medicaid: SHB 1713, * E2SHB 1713, CH 202 (2017)
Medicaid, medicaid fraud control unit, establishing in AG office: HB 2273, SHB 2273, SB 6051, * SSB 6051, CH 238 (2018)
Medicaid, new drugs and gene therapies, financial responsibility for: HB 2565
Medicaid, new drugs/innovative therapies, drug utilization review board role: ESHB 2565
Medicaid, newborn delivery services, mother-newborn contact, HCA role: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Medicaid, noncitizen human trafficking victims and family members, services for: SB 5818
Medicaid, nonemergency transportation, provider background checks, HCA role: SB 6351
Medicaid, opioid use disorder and overdose treatment, leveraging funds for: SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Medicaid, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, personal needs allowance, increasing for certain services: HB 1772, * SB 5118, CH 270 (2017)
Medicaid, preferred drug list for managed care organizations, limitations: HB 2565
Medicaid, pregnant women, family income maximum for eligibility: HB 2660, SB 6304
Medicaid, pregnant women, oral health connections pilot program, HCA role: SB 5540, SSB 5540, 2SSB 5540
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health bidirectional integration model: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, primary care behavioral health integration model, HCA role: SB 5779
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, medicare payment rate floor for: HB 1637, SB 5471, SSB 5471
Medicaid, qualified health centers alternative payment methodology: SB 6540
Medicaid, step therapy, mandatory, in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization not needed, when: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Medicaid, sustainability reforms and eligibility limits, waiver to allow, HCA to submit: SB 6540
Medicaid, telemedicine and store and forward technology, reimbursement: SB 5457
Medicaid, telemedicine as reimbursable service, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Medicaid, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, recommendations for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility care, HCA role: HB 1854
Medicaid, transitioning enrollees to skilled nursing facility, work group on, HCA role: SHB 1854
Medicaid, whole-person care, behavioral health services as part of: * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Medicaid, work requirement for able-bodied adults, when: SB 6540
Medicaid-ineligible persons, apple health public option via exchange, HCA role: SB 5984
Medical assistance, definition, excluding residential housing cost payments from: HB 1545
Medical care coverage, for young adults not medicaid-eligible, authority to provide: HB 1565, SB 6225
Medical care coverage, when medicaid-ineligible, apple health public option: SB 5984
Medical care services, residential and institutional, personal needs allowance: HB 2651, * SHB 2651, CH 137 (2018), SB 6237, SSB 6237
Opioid epidemic, addressing, authority role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pain, chronic noncancer, nonpharmacologic treatments, coverage for, HCA role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Pharmacy and therapeutics committee, managed care member, adding: HB 2565
Public employee benefits, certain retiree premium subsidy increases: HB 2452, SB 6305
Public employee benefits, elective abortion coverage, prohibitions: HB 1002
Public employee benefits, health benefit premium employer maximum share: HB 2869
Public employee benefits, hearing instruments coverage, requiring: SB 5179, SSB 5179, * E2SSB 5179, CH 159 (2018)
Public employee benefits, hepatitis C coverage, limiting: HB 2207
Public employee benefits, PEBB medical/dental plan eligibility for certain school employees, when: SB 6570
Public employee benefits, school districts and ESD's, basic health benefits: SB 5726, SSB 5726
Public employee benefits, step therapy in mental health treatment, restrictions: SB 5782, SSB 5782
Public employee benefits, substance use disorder treatment, prior authorization: HB 2572, SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Public employee benefits, telemedicine as reimbursable, originating sites for: * SB 5436, CH 219 (2017)
Public employee benefits, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, establishing: SB 6399
Public employee benefits, telemedicine payment parity pilot program, recommendations: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Public employees' benefits board, transferring to department of retirement systems: SB 5653
Public employees' benefits board, transferring to office of public employee benefits: SSB 5653
Reproductive health care services reimbursement program, authority role: HB 2909, SB 6105
School employees' benefits board, adding board members: HB 2655, SB 6286
School employees' benefits board, benefits programs participation exemption, when: HB 2755, SB 6461
School employees' benefits board, benefits programs participation funding conditions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, board member service, provisions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, creating within HCA: * EHB 2242, CH 13 (2017) PV
School employees' benefits board, revisions: HB 2657, SB 6288
School employees' benefits board, revisions and new accounts for implementing: HB 2438, SB 6241, * ESSB 6241, CH 260 (2018)
Substance use disorder, treatment, utilization management review limitations, removing: SHB 2572, 2SHB 2572
Uniform medical plan, 3-part aim solution pilot project and study, authority role: HB 1276
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Health security trust, committee role in funding: HB 1026
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS)
Abortion, provider requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1775
Abortions, performing, physician required for and nonphysician prohibited from: HB 1971
Ambulatory surgical facilities/centers, physician-owned, certificate of need exemption: HB 2894, SB 6520
Animals, live, practicing invasive medical procedures using, prohibiting, when: SB 6621
Applied behavior analysis, assistants and technicians, supervision of: SB 5974
Assistants, medical, administrative authority of department of health: SB 6310
Beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Benzodiazepines, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
Blood samples, collection by forensic phlebotomists or certain professionals, when: * E2SHB 1614, CH 336 (2017), SB 5186, SSB 5186
Blood samples, collection for certain traffic offenses, authorized professionals: HB 1614, SHB 1614, * E2SHB 1614, CH 336 (2017)
Cancer research and treatment, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 25 (2017)
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Chiropractors, chiropractic services by, reimbursement parity for: * ESB 5518, CH 181 (2018)
Chiropractors, chiropractic services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Community health workers, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6498
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Community health workers, scope of practice and creation of credential for, evaluating: SB 6498
Competency evaluations, professionals available to conduct, survey and contact list: SB 6497
Controlled substances, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
Conversion therapy, practice on minor by licensee to be unprofessional conduct: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Degree programs, advanced, opportunity scholarship program to include: HB 2143, SHB 2143, * E2SHB 2143, CH 209 (2018)
Doctor of medical science, clinical doctoral program for physician assistants: HB 1771
Doulas and doula services, for incarcerated women, when: HB 1704, HB 2016, * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
East Asian medicine practitioners, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling events and school shows: HB 1420
Emergency medical technicians, at theatrical wrestling school shows: * SHB 1420, CH 46 (2017)
Emergency medical technicians, military member spouse/partner limited certification: HB 2498
Emergency medical technicians, physician's trained advanced, certification: HB 2498
Emergency volunteer health practitioners act, uniform: SB 5990, * ESSB 5990, CH 184 (2018)
Family medicine residency network, adding WSU college of medicine to: * HB 2443, CH 93 (2018), SB 6093
Family medicine, residency programs, certain graduates of Cuban medical school: SB 5071
Family medicine, residency programs, participation of Spanish speakers: SB 5072
Hearing loss education program for health care professionals: SB 5178
Hearing therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Immunization, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Interstate medical licensure compact commission, creation and role of: * HB 1337, CH 195 (2017), SB 5221
Licensing, expedited, through interstate medical licensure compact: * HB 1337, CH 195 (2017), SB 5221
Licensing, health professions, fee settings for, performance audit of: SB 5538
Marijuana, medical use, compassionate care renewals, provider role: HB 2554, SHB 2554
Massage therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Massage therapy, animal massage, registration with effective licensing port: HB 1361
Massage therapy, licensed therapists, government-issued photo ID requirement: SHB 2291
Massage therapy, practitioner licensure, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Massage therapy, practitioner licensure, photo licenses and certificates: HB 2291
Medical assistants, administrative authority of department of health: SB 6310
Medical doctors, matched student loan repayment program for, establishing: HB 2598
Medical doctors, student loan repayment program, for rural physician workforce: HB 2598
Medical student loan program, to increase rural physician workforce, establishing: HB 2127, HB 2143
Medical student loan program, to increase rural/underserved physician workforce: SHB 2143, * E2SHB 2143, CH 209 (2018)
Medical students, admitted to U of W and WSU medical schools, state residency requirement, when: SB 6628
Mental health services, violent threats by patient, provider responsibility: HB 1810, ESB 5800
Midwives and midwifery services, for incarcerated women, when: * SHB 2016, CH 41 (2018)
Midwives, licensing fees: SB 6559
Naturopathy, scope of practice, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: SB 5369
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264, SHB 2264, SB 6067
Nurses, ARNPs, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Nurses, ARNPs, psychiatric, injured worker therapy and evaluation services by: HB 2865, SB 6448
Nurses, ARNPs, psychiatric, role of: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Nurses, infant nurse consultants for child care providers: HB 2779, SHB 2779, SB 6485, SSB 6485
Nurses, licensed, practice authority in schools without nonnurse supervisor: HB 1346, * SHB 1346, CH 84 (2017), SB 5325
Nurses, LPN clinical experience after nontraditional RN program, repealing: * HB 1721, CH 203 (2017), SB 5516
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and mandatory overtime, when: HB 1715
Nurses, providers for criminal offenders and others, PSERS membership, when: HB 1558, * SHB 1558, CH 241 (2018)
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing limits, procedures, and plans: HB 1714
Nurses, registered, hospital staffing procedures, plans, and violations: * ESHB 1714, CH 249 (2017)
Nurses, school, supporting student health, funds allocation for: HB 1621
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiner training and mobile team best practices: HB 2101, * SHB 2101, CH 88 (2018)
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners, facility exam reimbursement, conditions: HB 2102
Nursing assistants, certified, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Occupational therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Opiate drugs, prescribing, prescription monitoring program history review: HB 2325, SB 6028
Opiate drugs, prescribing, risks and alternatives education for patients: HB 2447
Opioid drugs, best practices for prescribing, practitioner continuing education: ESHB 1339, ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, practitioner restrictions and requirements when prescribing: HB 1339, HB 2272, SB 6050
Opioid drugs, prescribing, risks and alternatives education for patients: ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Opioid epidemic, addressing, role of providers: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Osteopaths, board of osteopathic medicine and surgery, members of: HB 1431, * ESHB 1431, CH 101 (2017), SB 5352
Osteopaths, maintenance of certification, prohibiting requirement of: * HB 2257, CH 211 (2018)
Osteopaths, physicians and physician assistants, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1870, SB 5654, SB 6470
Out-of-network providers, balance billing by, protections against: HB 1117, HB 2114, 2ESHB 2114, SB 5579, SB 5619
Paramedics, military member spouse/partner reciprocal/limited certification: HB 2498
Parking privileges, for persons with disabilities, practitioner authorization: HB 1515, * SHB 1515, CH 112 (2017), SB 5195, SSB 5195
Phlebotomists, forensic, collection of blood samples in certain cases: SB 5186, SSB 5186
Phlebotomists, forensic, removing statutory minimum qualifications for: HB 2715, SHB 2715
Physical therapists, assistive personnel supervision by: * HB 2446, CH 222 (2018), SB 6425
Physical therapists, physical therapy licensure compact and compact commission: * HB 1278, CH 108 (2017), SB 5191
Physical therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Physical therapy assistants and aides, supervision by therapist: * HB 2446, CH 222 (2018), SB 6425
Physician assistants, doctor of medical science licensing, via doctoral program: HB 1771
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: HB 2264, SHB 2264, SB 6067
Physician assistants, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Physician assistants, psychiatric, role: SB 5894, ESSB 5894
Physicians, maintenance of certification, prohibiting requirement of: * HB 2257, CH 211 (2018)
Physicians, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Physicians, teaching research license holders, full licensure eligibility: HB 1356, * SB 5413, CH 45 (2017)
Podiatrists, opioid prescribing: ESHB 2489
Podiatrists, substance abuse monitoring for, impaired practitioner program: * HB 1198, CH 22 (2017)
Primary care, behavioral health integrated with, payment codes/reimbursement: SB 5779, * SSB 5779, CH 226 (2017) PV
Primary care, medicaid services provided by, medicare payment rate floor for: HB 1637, SB 5471, SSB 5471
Provider groups, electronic health records, prescription monitoring program integration: SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426
Providers and organizations, operations or governance, notice of change to: HB 1811, SHB 1811
Providers, health care entity limiting of health services by, prohibitions: HB 2482, SB 6247
Quality of care, improper, whistleblower protections: HB 2258, SHB 2258, SB 5998, SSB 5998
Radiologic technologists, diagnostic, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Records, health care information, disclosure without patient's authorization, when: HB 1477, * SHB 1477, CH 298 (2017), SB 5400
Records, health care treatment of minor, disclosure to parent or guardian: SB 5561
Records, medical, for social security disability benefits denial appeal, free copy of: HB 1239, * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, medical, for supplement security income denial appeals, free copy of: * ESHB 1239, CH 87 (2018)
Records, sexually transmitted diseases, treatment of minor, disclosure: SB 5561
Reflexology, certified reflexologists, government-issued photo ID requirement: SHB 2291
Reflexology, practitioner certification, exemption for somatic education: HB 1189, * SHB 1189, CH 77 (2017)
Reflexology, practitioner certification, photo licenses and certificates: HB 2291
Religious beliefs of provider, when preempting care options, notice requirements: SB 5767
Respiratory care practitioners, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Speech therapists, services by, restricting prior authorization for: HB 2837, SB 6157, * ESSB 6157, CH 193 (2018)
Stem cell therapies, not USFDA-approved, provider notice to patient: HB 2356, * ESHB 2356, CH 216 (2018)
Substance use disorder, replacing certain professional practice terms with: HB 1340, 2ESHB 1340
Substance use disorder, treatment providers, outcome/performance measures for: SB 5863
Surgical technologists, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1715
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, reimbursement parity for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine liability insurance coverage: SB 6399
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine training requirement: SB 6399
Telemedicine, professionals practicing via, telemedicine/billing training for: * SSB 6399, CH 283 (2018)
Telemedicine, UW's extension for community healthcare outcomes program reporting: SB 6495
Training programs, invasive medical procedures using live animals, prohibiting, when: SB 6621
Unprofessional conduct, conversion therapy, licensee practice on minor of: HB 2753, * SB 5722, CH 300 (2018)
Vaccination, vaccine administration by provider, requirements: HB 2090, HB 2841
Vision care, prescriptions and technologies, consumer protection in eye care act: HB 1473, SB 5411, SSB 5411
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Ammunition, lead, selling or giving to person under 21, local departments' role: HB 2805
Community health workers, definition: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition and roles of: HB 2436, SHB 2436
Injection sites, safe, ending via requirements and consequences for departments: HB 1761, SB 5223, SSB 5223, SB 6254
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, local departments' role: SB 5745
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, role of local departments: HB 1505
On-site sewage systems, local program plans for, role of local health jurisdictions: EHB 1476
On-site sewage systems, single-property applications, health officer response: HB 2420, ESHB 2420
Opioid overdose medications, K-12 and higher education data, departments' role: HB 2390, SHB 2390, SB 6469
Public health system, delivery of shared services, role of local departments: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Sewage systems, on-site, department professional inspector requirement, removing: HB 1503, * ESHB 1503, CH 105 (2017)
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               (See also HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF; INSTITUTIONAL REVIEW BOARD, WASHINGTON STATE; VACCINE ASSOCIATION, WASHINGTON)
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin use, facility reporting, DOH role: HB 1776
Agricultural workers, behavioral health and suicide prevention pilot program, DOH role: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Air pollutants, disproportionately impacted communities, department to identify: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Ammunition, lead, selling or giving to person under 21, risks handout/sign, DOH role: HB 2805
Assistants, medical, administrative authority of department: SB 6310
Behavioral health, certain DSHS functions, transferring to department: HB 1388, * 2ESHB 1388, CH 201 (2018), SB 5259, SSB 5259
Breast reconstruction and prostheses, insurance coverage, department role: HB 2043, SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 91 (2017)
Chiropractic quality assurance commission, budget, spending, and staffing authority: * HB 2313, CH 215 (2018), SB 6156
Community assistance referral and education services programs, department role: * E2SHB 1358, CH 273 (2017)
Community health centers, funds for, transferring for access for all trust use: SB 5747
Community health workers, collaborative for advancement of, creating: SB 6498
Community health workers, definition and roles of, department role: SHB 2436
Community health workers, definition, department role: 2SHB 2436
Community health workers, scope of practice and creation of credential for, evaluating: SB 6498
Death certificates, abbreviated: HB 2458, SHB 2458
Declarations registry, statewide health care, entity to manage, DOH role: SB 5574
Dental health aide therapist work group, department to convene: HB 1364, SB 5224
Dental quality assurance commission, 3rd-party agreement complaints, DQAC role: HB 1598, SB 5322
Dental quality assurance commission, credential renewals, rule making for: HB 1586, SB 5351
Dental quality assurance commission, dental laboratory registration, DQAC role: HB 1782, SHB 1782, SB 5669
Dental quality assurance commission, dental licensure via residency: HB 1411, * SHB 1411, CH 100 (2017)
Dental quality assurance commission, members: HB 1364, SHB 1364, HB 1586, SHB 1586, SB 5224, SB 5351
Dental therapists, creating as new health profession, department role: HB 1364, SHB 1364, SB 5224
Denturists, license fees, allocation requirements and prohibitions: SB 5538
Disability, person with, at emergency scene, statewide training program, DOH role: * SHB 1258, CH 295 (2017)
Disability, person with, at scene, 911 personnel and responders training, DOH role: HB 1258
Disciplinary boards and commissions, adopting rules for opioid prescribing: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Drugs, prescription, donation program, donor form for, department role: HB 1765, * SHB 1765, CH 205 (2017)
Drugs, prescription, pharmacist collaborative agreements, database, DOH role: EHB 2570
Drugs, prescription, unwanted medications take-back program, department role: HB 1047, * ESHB 1047, CH 196 (2018)
Emergency department patient care information, submission to department: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Emergency medical services data system, statewide electronic, DOH to establish: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Essential public health services account, using moneys in, department role: HB 2144
Food insecurity, research on, department responsibility to conduct: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Fossil fuel pollution, highly impacted communities, DOH role: SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Greywater, reuse in buildings, department role: SHB 1213
Hearing loss education program for health care professionals, department role: SB 5178
Higher education, behavioral health/suicide prevention, work group and DOH role: HB 2513, SB 6514
Hospitals, charity care for indigent persons by, revising requirements, DOH role: SB 6273
Hospitals, DOH licensing and regulation of, excellence assessments of: SSB 5512
Hospitals, fire protection inspections, hospital licensing fees to fund, DOH role: HB 1915, SHB 1915
Hospitals, state, DOH licensing and regulation of, excellence assessments of: SSB 5512
Hospitals, state, placing under licensing authority of department: SB 5512, SSB 5512
Hunger, food insecurity and USDA nutrition assistance programs, data on: HB 2014, SHB 2014, SB 5485, SSB 5485
Immunization, of school children, exemption form requirements, DOH role: HB 2092
Immunization, vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adoption by department: HB 2841
Lead in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, department role: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Lead in school drinking water, preventing elevated levels, DOH role: HB 1842, HB 1925
Licensing, health professions, fee settings for, performance audit of: SB 5538
Medical assistants, administrative authority of department: SB 6310
Medical quality assurance commission, doctor of medical science licensing: HB 1771
Midwives, licensing fees, department role: SB 6559
Naloxone access grant program, establishing, department role: HB 1505
Oil transport, train accidents, emergency preparedness guidance, department role: HB 1698, SHB 1698
Opiate drugs, risks of, statement on department web site: HB 2447
Opioid drugs, risks of, statement on department web site: ESHB 2489
Opioid drugs, rules for prescribing, disciplinary boards and commissions to adopt: * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SSB 5248
Opioid epidemic, addressing, department role: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Opioid overdose medications, K-12 and higher education data, department role: HB 2390, SHB 2390, SB 6469
Opioid use disorder, treatment access, grant program for increasing, DOH role: SB 5839
Osteopathic medicine and surgery, board, members of: HB 1431, * ESHB 1431, CH 101 (2017), SB 5352
Pediatric transitional care centers, for alcohol-/drug-exposed infants, DOH role: HB 1491, SB 5152
Pediatric transitional care services, for drug-exposed infants, DOH role: SHB 1491, * SSB 5152, CH 263 (2017)
Pesticide applications, notice, reporting, and fines for violations, department role: HB 1564, HB 2878, SB 6322, SB 6529
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, electronic prescription communication, duties: HB 2689
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, forfeited property proceeds, use of: HB 2136
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, nonresident pharmacy licensure, PQAC role: HB 2688, SB 6385
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, oral narcotic graded dosage packs: HB 2586
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, OTC drugs via prescription tax exemption statement: HB 1164
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, replacing "board" with "commission": HB 1087, SB 5044, SB 5255, SSB 5255
Phlebotomists, forensic, minimum qualifications for, department rule-making authority: HB 2715, SHB 2715
Pollution fee, large emitters, pollution and health action areas, DOH designation of: SB 6629
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing, department role: HB 1474, SB 5299, SB 5835, * SSB 5835, CH 294 (2017)
Pregnancy, healthy pregnancy advisory committee, establishing, DOH role: ESHB 1796
Prescription monitoring program, department to provide data from, when: HB 1426, SHB 1426, E2SHB 1426, * ESHB 1427, CH 297 (2017), SB 5248, SSB 5248
Prescription monitoring program, electronic health records, work group, DOH role: 2SSB 6150
Prescription monitoring program, electronic records systems vendors: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Prescription monitoring program, facilitating access to: HB 2501
Prescription monitoring program, information confidentiality: HB 2489, ESHB 2489, SB 6150, SSB 6150, 2SSB 6150
Public health services, improvement plan, department role: HB 1432, ESHB 1432, SB 5353
Radioactive waste, low-level, management of, transferring authority to department: HB 1252, SHB 1252, SB 5319
Rural health, office of, behavioral health and suicide prevention in agricultural industry task force, convening: HB 2671, SHB 2671, * 2SHB 2671, CH 95 (2018)
Sewage sludge/biosolids, food grown in, labeling requirements, department role: HB 1653
Suicide awareness, suicide-safer homes project, task force, and account, creating: HB 1612, SHB 1612, * E2SHB 1612, CH 262 (2017) PV
Telemedicine, licensure reciprocity for, work group to explore, DOH to convene: SB 5636
Threats, public health, data reporting system and confidentiality, department role: SB 5514, * SSB 5514, CH 220 (2017)
Transient accommodations, when contaminated by hazardous chemicals, DOH role: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Vaccination, of school children, exemption form requirements, DOH role: HB 2092
Vaccines, disclaimer forms for, adoption by department: HB 2841
Water, reclaimed, group A systems and permittees, department assistance for: SHB 2743
Workers, community health worker task force, definition and task force report: HB 1522
Youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy pilot program: HB 1784
HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF  HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF RSS Feed
               
Foods, home-prepared, donation to charitable organizations, board role: HB 1076, SHB 1076, 2SHB 1076
Lead, in school drinking water and fixtures, testing for, board role: SB 5745
On-site sewage systems, failures, rules adoption by board: HB 2420, ESHB 2420
On-site sewage systems, rules adoption by board, when: HB 1632, SB 5281, ESSB 5281
Standards, baseline federal, agency rules to be as stringent, board role: SB 6083
Surf pools, regulation of, board role: HB 2959, SB 6581
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, board role: * HB 1449, CH 102 (2017)
Water recreation facilities, regulation of, modifying to include surf pools, board role: HB 2959, SB 6581
HEATING AND HEATERS  HEATING AND HEATERS RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION)
Electric plant and gas plant, excluding heating appliances from definitions of: HB 1882
Solid fuel burning devices, burn bans restricting use of, lifting in cold weather: SB 5658
HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION  HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Abolishing commission and transferring functions to new commission: HB 2183
Repeal and termination of provisions, repealing: * SB 5020, CH 143 (2018)
Repeal and termination of provisions, repealing, and modifying administration: SSB 5020
HISPANICS  HISPANICS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; HISPANIC AFFAIRS, COMMISSION; MINORITIES)
Minority affairs, commission on, creating: HB 2183
HISTORICAL SOCIETIES  HISTORICAL SOCIETIES RSS Feed
               (See also MUSEUMS)
Columbia river history, center for, deleting obsolete statutory reference to: * HB 1853, CH 117 (2017), SB 5660
State historical society, projects funded from capital budget, plaque requirement: HB 1289, ESHB 1289
State historical society, Washington history day program, transfer to OSPI: * 2SHB 1896, CH 127 (2018), HB 2288, SHB 2288, SB 6374
State historical society, women's history consortium, national women's suffrage: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Unclaimed property, law enforcement donation to historical society: HB 2374
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES  HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES RSS Feed
               
13th amendment to U.S. constitution, 152nd anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8618 (2017)
19th amendment to U.S. constitution, centennial of, preparing to commemorate: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
2-1-1, Washington information network (WIN), 10th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8605 (2017)
4th of July festival, city of Auburn, recognizing: * SR 8667 (2017)
Autism awareness month, honoring and supporting individuals with autism during: * SR 8637 (2017)
Blessing of the fleet, 2017: SR 8652
Central Washington state fair association, on 125th anniversary of fair, honoring: * HR 4650 (2017)
Central Washington state fair, 125th anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8629 (2017)
Cesar Chavez day, celebrating: * SR 8642 (2017)
Chavez, Cesar, recognizing March thirty-first as Cesar Chavez day: * HB 1939, CH 307 (2018), SB 5913
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4617 (2017), * SR 8620 (2017), * SR 8709 (2018)
Columbus day, renaming as indigenous peoples' day: HB 2267
Daffodil festival, eighty-fourth anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4640 (2017)
Donate life month, national, observing April as: * SR 8643 (2017), * SR 8716 (2018)
Education and sharing day, recognizing: HR 4682, * SR 8726 (2018)
Estonian independence day, recognizing: * SR 8707 (2018)
Executive order 9066, seventy-fifth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4613 (2017), * SR 8614 (2017)
Executive order 9066, seventy-sixth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4673 (2018), * SR 8706 (2018)
Fair housing act, federal, fiftieth anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8721 (2018)
FFA convention and expo, Washington, eighty-eighth: * SR 8711 (2018)
FFA week, national and Washington state, celebrating: * HR 4676 (2018), * SR 8710 (2018)
FFA week, national, celebrating: * HR 4614 (2017), * SR 8621 (2017)
Filipino American history month, celebrating: * HR 4619 (2017)
Filipino Americans in North America, 430th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4619 (2017)
Finland's 100th year of independence and Finland 100, celebrating: * SR 8675 (2017)
Former prisoners of war recognition day, display of POW/MIA flag: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
Girls and women in sports day, national, observing: * SR 8700 (2018)
Governor Jay Inslee integrity day, designating: SCR 8408
Hiram M. Chittenden locks in Ballard, centennial of, celebrating: * HR 4638 (2017)
Holodomor, 1932-1933 famine in Ukraine, remembering victims on 84th anniversary of: * SR 8663 (2017)
Indigenous peoples' day, renaming Columbus day as: HB 2267
International women's day, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Israel, state of, congratulating upon occasion of its seventieth anniversary: * SR 8724 (2018)
Juneteenth independence day, recognizing significance and celebrating: * SR 8671 (2017)
Juneteenth, commemorating the ending of slavery by celebrating: * HR 4647 (2017)
Juneteenth, recognizing Kent black action commission's efforts supporting: * SR 8668 (2017)
Kindergarteners, month of, September to be: HB 1901
King, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4604 (2017), * HR 4653 (2018), * SR 8604 (2017), * SR 8681 (2018)
Korean-American day, tenth anniversary, celebrating: * SR 8603 (2017)
Lewis-McChord, Joint Base, 100th anniversary, recognizing: * HR 4622 (2017), * SR 8627 (2017)
Lincoln, Abraham, president, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Maury Island incident, seventieth anniversary of, acknowledging: * SR 8648 (2017)
Missing children's day, national, supporting: * HR 4612 (2017), * HR 4668 (2018)
Motorcycle awareness month, celebrating May as: * SR 8613 (2017), * SR 8714 (2018)
National slavery and human trafficking prevention month, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8649 (2017), * SR 8715 (2018)
Nowruz, the Persian new year, celebrating the spring equinox as: * SR 8631 (2017)
Paddle to Puyallup, 2018, annual tribal canoe journey, recognizing: * HR 4681 (2018)
Pearl Harbor remembrance day, display of POW/MIA flag: * HB 1204, CH 79 (2017)
Pilotage act of 1868, Washington's, 150th anniversary of, honoring: * SR 8691 (2018)
Poetry month, national, celebrating: * HR 4642 (2017)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Public lands day, final Saturday of September to be: HB 2056, HB 2976
Public lands day, fourth Saturday of September to be: SHB 2976
Reconstruction act, first, 150th anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8619 (2017)
Religious freedom day, recognizing and affirming: * HR 4655 (2018)
Republic day in India, 2018, honoring: * SR 8687 (2018)
Seattle Metropolitans hockey team's 1917 Stanley Cup victory, 100th anniversary: * SR 8641 (2017)
Seattle Pacific University, 125th anniversary of, celebrating: * HR 4643 (2017)
Seattle University, celebrating 125th anniversary of founding of: * HR 4631 (2017)
Slavery and human trafficking prevention month, national, observing: * HR 4664 (2018), * SR 8694 (2018)
Slavery, abolition in U.S. of, recognizing 152nd anniversary of 13th amendment: * SR 8618 (2017)
Temperance and good citizenship day, student voter sign up and registration on: HB 1513, ESHB 1513, * 2SHB 1513, CH 109 (2018)
United States congressional gold medal for Filipino and American World War II veterans recognition days, observing: * HR 4675 (2018), * SR 8697 (2018)
Veterans day, 100th anniversary of, commemorating: * SR 8728 (2018)
Washington history day, program transfer from historical society to OSPI: * 2SHB 1896, CH 127 (2018), HB 2288, SHB 2288, SB 6374
Washington, George, founder of Centralia, 200th birthday of, celebrating: * SR 8699 (2018)
Washington, George, president, honoring on Presidents' day: * HR 4618 (2017), * HR 4674 (2018)
Women's day, international, honoring women on: * HR 4623 (2017), * SR 8628 (2017)
Women's suffrage, national, centennial of, preparations for commemorating: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
Women's suffrage, national, women's commission role in commemorating: * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018)
Women's suffrage, national, women's history consortium role in commemorating: HB 2007, * EHB 2759, CH 98 (2018), SB 5780, SSB 5780, 2SSB 5780
World spay day, recognizing: * HR 4620 (2017)
World War I, one-hundredth anniversary of U.S.A.'s entry into, honoring veterans: * HR 4641 (2017)
Youth shelters, requiring parental notification, holidays and weekends exception: HB 2061
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS)
Assistance programs, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017)
Camping, unlawful, by homeless, when: SB 5656, SB 5864, SB 6364
Campsites, unauthorized, in ten largest cities, identifying on map: SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Census of homeless persons, categories and data: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Charity care, for indigent persons by hospitals, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Director of homelessness, creating position of: SB 6554
Early childhood education and assistance program, eligibility of homeless children: SB 6419, * SSB 6419, CH 155 (2018)
Encampments, guidelines and regulations, state preemption of: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Encampments, on religious organization property, allowing, requirements: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Essential needs and housing support program, homeless/at-risk ABD recipient eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, modifying and studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
Homeless assistance account, appropriations from budget stabilization account to: SB 5911
Homeless client management information system, personal information for using: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Homeless client management information system, use of: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Homelessness housing and assistance act, modifications and funding: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Homelessness in Washington, goal of ending, comprehensive approach: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Homelessness in Washington, statewide study of: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Housing programs and accounts, housing for all act of 2017: SB 5903
Housing programs, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017), SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364, SB 6554
Housing programs, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SSB 5407, E2SSB 5407, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903, SB 6364
Housing programs, document-recording surcharges for, local government use: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Housing programs, TANF recipient priority for homeless housing: SB 5903
Housing, certain real estate excise taxes and revenues to support: SB 5482
Housing, essential needs and housing support program, modifying: SB 5903
Housing, homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5254, SSB 5254, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Housing, homeless housing strategic plan, ten-year, after homeless census: SB 6554
Housing, local housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5903
Identicards, for persons under 18 without a permanent residence address: * SB 5382, CH 122 (2017)
Indigency, court determinations, indigent or indigent and able to contribute: SB 5376
Indigency, court imposition of costs on indigent defendant, prohibiting: HB 1783, SHB 1783, * E2SHB 1783, CH 269 (2018)
Indigent criminal defense services, providing funding for: HB 2012, HB 2301
Indigent persons, charity care by hospitals for, revising requirements: HB 2836, ESHB 2836, SB 6273, * SSB 6273, CH 263 (2018), SB 6308
Interagency council on homelessness, duties and role: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Legal financial obligations, homeless offender's failure to pay: HB 1093, HB 1783, SHB 1783, * E2SHB 1783, CH 269 (2018)
Parking, safe, religious organizations, local actions and regulations, prohibitions: HB 2044, SHB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
Religious organizations, hosting of homeless by, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: SB 6555
Sheill, Zoe, volunteer for the homeless, honoring: * SR 8653 (2017)
Shelters, bed availability reporting, to central information system: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Shelters, for homeless persons, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, * SHB 2538, CH 133 (2018), SB 6294, SSB 6294
Shelters, religious organizations, local actions and regulations, prohibitions: HB 2044, SB 5657, SSB 5657
State homeless programs, effectiveness and efficiency of, audit to determine: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864
Students, homeless, at community and technical colleges, pilot program to aid: HB 2854, SB 5903
Students, homeless, at higher education institutions, pilot program to aid: HB 2854, SB 6262, SSB 6262, 2SSB 6262
Students, homeless, educational equity, work group for, convening: SB 6148
Students, homeless, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
Students, homeless, health care informed consent from school personnel: HB 1641, * SHB 1641, CH 275 (2017)
Students, homeless, housing via college bound scholarship program: SHB 2386
Students, homeless, hunger-free students' bill of rights act: HB 2610, * ESHB 2610, CH 271 (2018)
Students, homeless, partial credit for courses not completed, when: * SSB 5241, CH 40 (2017)
Students, homeless, room and board via college bound scholarship program: HB 2386
Students, homeless, school district transportation of, certain surcharge to fund: HB 2206
Students, on-time grade level progression, procedures: HB 1444, * SHB 1444, CH 166 (2017)
Substance abuse by homeless, involuntary commitment for gravely disabled: SB 5656, SB 5864
Therapeutic courts, court programs/services for homeless, tax revenues for: SB 5903
Transient accommodations, contamination by hazardous chemicals: * HB 1757, CH 115 (2017)
Wildfires, homelessness due to, certain education activities in response to: HB 2010
Wildfires, homelessness due to, risk reduction activities in certain areas, funding: * ESHB 2010, CH 280 (2017)
Youth and children, homeless and foster, educational equity work group: ESSB 6223
Youth shelters, homeless youth in, parental notification requirement, exceptions: HB 2061
Youth, 13 or older, personally identifying information, consent for collecting of: * HB 1630, CH 15 (2018), SB 5608, SB 5625
Youth, discharge from a public system of care into homelessness, preventing: SB 6560
Youth, discharge from publicly funded care system into homelessness, preventing: * SSB 6560, CH 157 (2018)
Youth, homeless and truant, secure crisis residential centers for: HB 2848, SHB 2848
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection programs, office of, duties and role: HB 2848, SHB 2848, HB 2857, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, ESSB 6223, SB 6263, SB 6364, SSB 6467, 2SSB 6467, SB 6560, * SSB 6560, CH 157 (2018)
Youth, homeless, educational opportunities and support, funding for: HB 2985
Youth, homeless, ending in Washington, comprehensive provisions: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Youth, homeless, in crisis residential or HOPE centers, records disclosure: HB 1816, * SHB 1816, CH 277 (2017)
Youth, homeless, passport to apprenticeship opportunities program, creating: HB 2867, SB 6274, SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Youth, homeless, passport to careers program, creating: SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Youth, homeless, passport to college promise program eligibility for: SB 6263, SSB 6274, * 2SSB 6274, CH 232 (2018)
Youth, runaway and abandoned, database of, developing: SB 5864
Youth, under 18, limiting office of homeless youth programs to working with: SB 5656
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION; IMPACT FEES; LANDLORD AND TENANT; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; SENIOR CITIZENS)
Adult family home, persons with developmental disabilities, property tax exemption: HB 1763, SHB 1763
Affordable housing land bank, surplus public property for, studying: SHB 1752
Affordable housing program, extending certain expiration dates: SB 6595
Affordable housing, accessory dwelling units, property owner tax exemption program: SHB 2480
Affordable housing, certain real estate excise taxes and revenues to support: HB 1536, HB 1797, SHB 1797, SB 5482
Affordable housing, city that acquires or builds, one-time tax remittance for: HB 1536, HB 1797
Affordable housing, city that builds, tax remittance for: SHB 1797
Affordable housing, city/county infrastructure for, one-time sales tax remittance: HB 2046
Affordable housing, development on religious organization property: HB 1987, SHB 1987, 2SHB 1987
Affordable housing, document-recording surcharge, deposit and use of revenues: SHB 2578, * E2SHB 2578, CH 66 (2018)
Affordable housing, growth management provisions in aid of: HB 1748, HB 2560, SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017), SB 6077
Affordable housing, housing trust fund moneys for rural and nonrural projects: SB 6595
Affordable housing, imposing sales tax for, councilmanic authority for: HB 1797, SHB 1797
Affordable housing, in residential targeted areas, property tax exemption, when: HB 2051, HB 2904
Affordable housing, land acquisition loan program, for vacant or improved land: * HB 1616, CH 274 (2017)
Affordable housing, land bank, creating: HB 1752
Affordable housing, local infrastructure for, one-time tax remittance for city: HB 1536, HB 1797
Affordable housing, local infrastructure for, tax remittance for city: SHB 1797
Affordable housing, low-income by nonprofit, property tax exemption for: HB 1750
Affordable housing, low-income, SEPA noncompliance challenge exception, when: HB 1740, SHB 1740, 2SHB 1740
Affordable housing, manufactured housing communities beyond urban growth areas: HB 1846, SB 5615
Affordable housing, multifamily, in urban growth areas, property tax exemption: SB 6347, SSB 6347
Affordable housing, rental, property owner tax exemption program: HB 2480
Affordable housing, single-family, outside urban growth area: HB 2560
Affordable housing, supporting via GMA planning for rural development: HB 1748
Affordable housing, surplus state real property suitable for, inventory and sale: HB 2382, SHB 2382, 2SHB 2382, * 3SHB 2382, CH 217 (2018)
Affordable housing, urban growth area redevelopment to support public transit: HB 2607, SHB 2607
Affordable housing, very low-income, local property tax exemption program: HB 1536, SB 5182, SSB 5182, 2SSB 5182, SB 5254, SSB 5254
Affordable housing, Washington affordable housing tax credit program, creating: HB 2913, SB 6532
Affordable or supportive housing, local sales and use tax imposition for: HB 2437, ESHB 2437
Apartments, accessory, within or outside urban growth areas, local authority: HB 2503, SB 6505
Condominium associations, bylaw amendments, voting on: SB 5250, SB 6001, SSB 6001
Condominium associations, bylaws and amendments, recording of: SB 6432
Condominium associations, complaints alleging violations by, procedures: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Condominium associations, construction defects, requirements prior to board action: HB 2831, SHB 2831
Condominium associations, constructional defects, board role, and arbitration: SB 5428
Condominium associations, dispute resolution pilot program in certain counties: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Condominium associations, opportunity to be heard before enforcement, notice of: SB 5134
Condominium associations, watering and landscaping for droughts, requirements: HB 1172, SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Condominium associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Condominiums, property insurance, certification of fire safety compliance: SB 5082
Developmental disabilities, residential living for, certain property transfers: HB 2448, * SHB 2448, CH 223 (2018)
Disabled veterans, adapted housing, certain tax preferences for: HB 2138, * SHB 2138, CH 176 (2017)
Discrimination, protected classes in housing, state preemption of creation of: SB 5569
Essential needs and housing support program, ABD recipient eligibility: SSB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, homeless/at-risk ABD recipient eligibility: HB 2667, * SHB 2667, CH 48 (2018), SB 6502
Essential needs and housing support program, modifying and studying: SB 6116, SSB 6116
Factory built, deposit of fees into construction registration inspection account: * HB 1716, CH 11 (2017)
Fair housing act, federal, fiftieth anniversary of, recognizing: * SR 8721 (2018)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, modifying: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018)
Homeless housing strategic plan and county homeless housing plans, requirements: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeless housing strategic plan, ten-year, after homeless census: SB 6554
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharge effectiveness, measuring: * SB 5252, CH 15 (2017), SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364, SB 6554
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharges for, distribution of revenue: SSB 5407, E2SSB 5407, SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 5903, SB 6364
Homeless housing, document-recording surcharges for, local government use: SB 5254, SSB 5254, * E2SSB 5254, CH 16 (2017)
Homeless housing, TANF recipient priority for: SB 5903
Homeless, essential needs and housing support program, modifying: SB 5903
Homeless, local housing and assistance, document-recording surcharge for: HB 1570, ESHB 1570, * E2SHB 1570, CH 85 (2018), SB 5903
Homelessness housing and assistance act, modifications and funding: SB 5656, SB 5864, SSB 5864, SB 6364
Homelessness prevention, assistance, and housing efforts, reviewing: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Homeowners' associations, bylaws and amendments, recording of: SB 6432
Homeowners' associations, common areas access fees, exemptions for members: HB 1892
Homeowners' associations, complaints alleging violations by, procedures: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Homeowners' associations, construction defects, requirements prior to board action: HB 2831, SHB 2831
Homeowners' associations, dispute resolution pilot program in certain counties: HB 2790, SHB 2790
Homeowners' associations, governing documents with discriminatory provisions: HB 2514, * SHB 2514, CH 65 (2018)
Homeowners' associations, opportunity to be heard before enforcement, notice of: SB 5134
Homeowners' associations, proposed budget, vote count requirement: SB 5377
Homeowners' associations, violations by, aggrieved party exemplary damages: HB 2022
Homeowners' associations, watering and landscaping for droughts, requirements: HB 1172, SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Homeowners' associations, wildfire ignition-resistant landscaping, requirements: SHB 1172, HB 2485, SHB 2485
Homeownership projects, funding from housing trust fund: HB 1044
Housing assistance, temporary, for women after release from corrections center: SB 5077, * SSB 5077, CH 214 (2017)
Housing authority boards, state public body support for: * HB 2261, CH 42 (2018)
Housing opportunity zones, near transit, designation and requirements: HB 2711, SB 6417, SSB 6417
Housing opportunity zones, near transit, document recording surcharge for: HB 2711, SB 6417, SSB 6417
Housing trust fund, appropriations from budget stabilization account to: SB 5911
Housing trust fund, local jurisdiction ineligibility for funds from, when: SB 6595
Housing trust fund, remitting percentage of public lands sales to: HB 2382, SHB 2382, 2SHB 2382
Housing trust fund, unused rural project funds, rural and nonrural allocations of: SB 6595
Housing, low-income, emergency shelters for homeless, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, SB 6294, SSB 6294
Housing, low-income, impact fees exemption, when: HB 2538, SB 6294, SSB 6294
Low-income home rehabilitation revolving loan program, creating: HB 1980, SHB 1980, 2SHB 1980, * ESB 5647, CH 285 (2017)
Low-income homeownership development, by nonprofit, property tax exemption: HB 1532, SHB 1532, 2SHB 1532, SB 5143, * ESSB 5143, CH 103 (2018)
Low-income housing transfers, real estate excise tax exemption for, when: * EHB 2444, CH 221 (2018)
Low-income housing units, groundwater withdrawals, waiving fees for: HB 2575
Multifamily residences, areas zoned for, electric vehicle charging stations in: SB 5716
Overwater residences on pilings, historic, as conforming preferred use, when: HB 2019, SB 5542
Pistols, concealed, carrying into another's residence, prohibited without permission: HB 2738, SB 6415
Rent control, residential, local prohibition and state preemption, repealing: HB 2583, SB 6400
Rental dwelling fire death reduction, investigating, and forming task force: HB 2864, SHB 2864, SB 6473, SSB 6473
Rental housing providers for released inmates, community impact statements, when: HB 1626, * SHB 1626, CH 141 (2017), SB 5458, SSB 5458
Residential buildings, single-family, minimum dimensions of habitable spaces: * HB 1085, CH 302 (2018) PV
Residential dwellings, demolition fee, deposit in city's affordable housing fund: HB 1536
Residential housing cost payments, excluding from "medical assistance": HB 1545
Residential housing cost payments, excluding from supported housing services: HB 1545
Residential structures, state energy code for, efficiency options for: HB 2931, SHB 2931
School employees, certificated and classified, housing allowance for, when: SB 5534, SSB 5534, SB 5607, SSB 5607
Self-help housing, affordable homeownership facilitator role, tax preferences for: HB 2875, SB 6557
Supply and affordability reviews, cities and counties, when: SB 5254, SSB 5254
Trust lands, home site leases on, transferring sites to lessees: