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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               (See also HAZARDOUS WASTE; TAXES - HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES; WATER; WATER POLLUTION)
Asbestos-containing building material, definition, lowering threshold amount: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Asbestos-containing building material, manufacturing facilities requirements: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Asbestos-containing building material, nonresidential construction prohibitions: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Carcinogens, firefighter exposure reduction: SB 5175, * SSB 5175, CH 76 (2019)
Chemicals, priority, reducing use in consumer products: HB 1194, SHB 1194, SB 5135, * SSB 5135, CH 292 (2019)
Chlorpyrifos, in group A public water systems, maximum contaminant level for: E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, in pesticides, prohibiting use of, exception: SB 6518, SSB 6518, E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, alternatives to, researching: E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, water quality standards to protect salmonids/aquatic life/humans: E2SSB 6518
Chromium 6, group A water system levels, testing, and reporting: SB 6342
Dioxane, 1,4, group A water system levels, testing, and reporting: SB 6342
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, SHB 2246
Hydrofluorocarbons and substitutes, prohibitions and alternatives: HB 1112, SHB 1112, * E2SHB 1112, CH 284 (2019), SB 5426, SSB 5426, 2SSB 5426
Lead ammunition, selling/giving to person under 21: HB 1346
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets: HB 1860, SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Mercury, vaccines and drugs containing, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy work group, creating: * SSB 5627, CH 53 (2019)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers board, developing: * SSB 5627, CH 53 (2019)
Nuclear material, Hanford site, healthy energy workers board, establishing: SB 5627
Nuclear material, Hanford site, occupational disease presumption for cancer: * HB 1490, CH 108 (2019), SB 5507
Nuclear weapons testing by U.S. in Marshall Islands, legacy of, acknowledging: * SR 8701 (2020)
Oil transport, risk model, vessel restrictions, tug escorts, and response system: HB 1578, * ESHB 1578, CH 289 (2019), SB 5578, SSB 5578
Oil, type and gravity of crude oil: HB 1578, * ESHB 1578, CH 289 (2019), SB 5578, SSB 5578
Oil, vapor pressure of crude oil: HB 1785, SB 5579, * ESSB 5579, CH 354 (2019)
Paint for boats, copper-based antifouling, alternatives to, reviewing: SSB 6210
Paint for boats, copper-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, SSB 6210
Paint for boats, cybutryne-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, SSB 6210
Petroleum/petrochemicals, high hazard facilities, advanced safety training at: HB 1817, * ESHB 1817, CH 306 (2019), SB 5698
Petroleum/petrochemicals, high hazard facilities, new apprenticeship programs: SB 6054
PFAS chemicals, in class B firefighting foam: HB 1143, SHB 1143, HB 2265, ESHB 2265, SB 6360
PFAS chemicals, in water utility water supply, notification requirements, when: SB 6619
PFAS substances, as emerging health-affecting contaminants: HB 1831
PFAS substances, group A and public water system testing/levels/reporting: SB 6342, SSB 6342, 2SSB 6342
Potassium chloride or digoxin, to induce abortion, disposal of: HB 1525
Removal or clean-up actions, by fire protection jurisdictions, cost recovery: EHB 1169, SB 6078
Sulfur hexafluoride gas, electrical power system equipment insulated with: HB 2379
Tanks, heating oil, insurance program, as revolving loan and grant program: HB 2424, SHB 2424, SB 6256, SSB 6256
Tanks, underground petroleum, financial responsibility, emergency program: HB 2475, SHB 2475, SB 6257, SSB 6257
Trains, hazardous material, minimum crew requirements: HB 1841, SB 5877
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               (See also HAZARDOUS MATERIALS)
Batteries, battery stewardship program: HB 2496
Batteries, labeling and collection requirements: HB 2496
Clean-up or removal actions, by fire protection jurisdictions, cost recovery: EHB 1169, SB 6078
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, SHB 2246
Industrial waste coordination program and waste heat/materials use projects: HB 2079, SB 5936, SSB 5936
Model toxics control act, actions under: HB 1290, * SHB 1290, CH 95 (2019), SB 5285
Model toxics control act, actions under, mitigation hierarchy/net ecological gain: HB 2550
Model toxics control act, actions under, net ecological gain/no net loss: SHB 2550
Model toxics control reform act, model toxics control program financial structure: SB 5993, * ESSB 5993, CH 422 (2019)
Nuclear waste, federal repository, requesting that congress, DOE, and EPA establish/develop site for: SJM 8018
Paint, architectural, stewardship program for: HB 1652, * SHB 1652, CH 344 (2019)
Plastic carryout bags, single-use, alternatives to: HB 1205, SHB 1205, 2SHB 1205, SB 5323, ESSB 5323
Plastic food packaging and food service and film products, degradability: * ESHB 1569, CH 265 (2019)
Plastic food packaging and serviceware and film products, degradability: HB 1569
Plastic food service products, single-use, prohibitions: * ESHB 1569, CH 265 (2019)
Plastic food service products, single-use, prohibitions and alternatives: HB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Plastic food service products, single-use, reducing waste from: SHB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Plastic packaging, prohibitions and stewardship programs: HB 1204, SB 5397
Plastic packaging, report concerning: * E2SSB 5397, CH 460 (2019)
Plastic packaging, report concerning, and stewardship plan and program: SSB 5397
Plastic pollution prevention, marine, requesting action via new trade agreements with China: SJM 8009
Sharps waste, placement in solid waste or recycling container, prohibition: HB 2360
Spokane river, regional toxics task force, establishing: HB 2113
Voluntary cleanups, of facilities, independent remedial actions: HB 1290, * SHB 1290, CH 95 (2019), SB 5285
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ANIMALS; CHILDREN; CONVEYANCES; DEATH; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; DRUGS; ENVIRONMENT; FIRE PROTECTION; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HEALTH CARE; HUMAN REMAINS; LABOR; MENTAL HEALTH; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SOLID WASTE; VETERINARIANS; WATER; WATER POLLUTION; WOMEN)
AIDS, repealing various statutes concerning: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
Allergic reactions, students' life-threatening, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Amyloidosis, organizations/professionals/facilities and amyloidosis awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4649 (2020)
Andy Hill cancer research fund, funds use: SB 5986, ESSB 5986
Arthritis, juvenile, individuals with, honoring and supporting: * HR 4654 (2020)
Asbestos-containing building material, definition, lowering threshold amount: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Asbestos-containing building material, manufacturing facilities requirements: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Asbestos-containing building material, nonresidential construction prohibitions: SB 6473, ESSB 6473
Asthma, statewide home assistance program, establishing: HB 2695
Batteries, battery stewardship program: HB 2496
Batteries, labeling and collection requirements: HB 2496
Biomedical waste, sharps waste stewardship programs, requirements: HB 2360
Bleeding control kits, requiring schools to stock: HB 2349, SB 6157, SSB 6157
Blood donation, blood donor day, recognizing December 18 as: HB 2818, SB 6567
Blood, plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Blood-borne pathogens, program for reducing incidence: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
Breast milk, expressing, employer accommodation of: HB 1930, * SHB 1930, CH 134 (2019), HB 2266, SB 5911
Breast pumps and related supplies/services, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 2927, HB 2946
Cardiac diagnostic imaging procedures, appropriate use criteria project: HB 1933
Chlorpyrifos, in group A public water systems, maximum contaminant level for: E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, in pesticides, prohibiting use of, exception: SB 6518, SSB 6518, E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, pesticides containing, alternatives to, researching: E2SSB 6518
Chlorpyrifos, water quality standards to protect salmonids/aquatic life/humans: E2SSB 6518
Communicable diseases, sexually transmitted or blood-borne, controlling: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
Concussions, in youth sports, informational web site: SB 5238
Concussions, student, during athletic/other activities, reporting: ESHB 2731
Concussions, student, during interscholastic activities, head injury reporting: HB 2731
Contraception, reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Diabetes, eating disorders among persons with, studying: SB 6663
Diabetes, insulin drugs for, wholesale price increase notification: SB 5371
Diabetes, insulin products, central purchasing work group, establishing: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Diabetes, insulin products, coverage cost-sharing cap for: HB 2662, SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662, SB 6087, SSB 6087, E2SSB 6087
Diabetes, insulin, total cost of insulin work group, establishing: HB 2662, SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662
Diabetes, manicuring for diabetic client, manicurist requirements: ESB 5616
Diabetes, Screen at 23 campaign, recognizing: * HR 4640 (2019)
Donate life month, national, observing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019)
Donors, living organ donor act, insurance coverage protections via: SB 6039, SSB 6039
Donors, state employee life-giving procedure participation, leave for: HB 2425, SB 6123
Dyslexia advisory council, duties of: HB 2290, SB 6101
Dyslexia, school district screening for, requirements: HB 2290, SB 6101
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, Alyssa's law: SB 6663
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, studying: SB 6663
Environmental health statutes, reorganizing into new title: HB 2246, SHB 2246
Epilepsy/seizure disorders, students with, health plans and designated adults: HB 2844
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report on: SHB 2428
Eyes, scleral tattooing, prohibiting performing of: HB 1856, * SHB 1856, CH 307 (2019)
Female genital mutilation, performing on a minor, class B felony: HB 2000
Female genital mutilation, performing, as unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2000, SB 5257
Fireworks, consumer, city or county limits or prohibition: HB 2307
Fireworks, sales in December, timing of: HB 1248
Flotation devices, personal, for child on boat, when required: HB 2443, ESHB 2443
Genetic data, genetic testing company collection/use/disclosure of: HB 2485
Genome editing, human, study committee on, establishing: HB 2273, SHB 2273
Genome editing, performing on human embryos, as unprofessional conduct: HB 1990
Head injuries, student, during interscholastic activities, reporting: HB 2731
Health sciences and services authorities, board member requirements: SHB 1659, 2SHB 1659
Health sciences and services authorities, sales/use tax authority: HB 1659, SHB 1659, 2SHB 1659, SB 5452
Health sciences and services authorities, sales/use tax authority, extending: HB 1717, * SB 5596, CH 464 (2019)
Health sciences and services authority, designation as, application due date: HB 1659, SB 5452
Heart attacks, cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
HIV and hepatitis C testing pilot project, King county and DOH to conduct: SB 6303
HIV, pre-/post-exposure prophylaxis, health care coverage: SB 6303
HIV, preexposure prophylaxis, dispensing without prescription, when: SB 6303
HIV, program for controlling sexually transmitted and blood-borne diseases: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
HIV, testing requirements, removing various: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
HIV/AIDS prevention education, in schools: HB 2648
Immunization, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Immunization, limited informed consent exemption: HB 2626
Immunization, of children, personal or philosophical exemption, removing: * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5841
Immunization, of children, vaccine safety criteria: HB 1976
Immunization, proof of immunity: HB 1019, * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5365
Immunization, side effects, design defect claims against manufacturers: HJM 4010, SJM 8012
Immunization, vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing: SB 6636
Immunization, vaccines containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Indians, Washington Indian health improvement act: HB 1365, * SB 5415, CH 282 (2019)
Lead, in school drinking water systems/outlets: HB 1860, SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy, authority for: HB 2332
Maternal mortality reviews and data-sharing: HB 1369, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 317 (2019)
Measles outbreak, 2019 Clark county, budget stabilization account appropriations: SB 6009
Medical alert designation on driver's license, process: EHB 2440
Musculoskeletal disorders, work-related, provider best practices for : HB 2646
Neonatal abstinence syndrome, children with, in dependency/termination context: HB 2733
Organ donors, living organ donor act, insurance coverage protections via: SB 6039, SSB 6039
Organ donors, state employee life-giving procedure participation, leave for: HB 2425, SB 6123
Organs, donated, organ transport vehicles for time urgent organs: SB 6580
Pain, chronic, opioid prescribing by practitioners for, limiting liability for, when: HB 2807
Paint for boats, copper-based antifouling, alternatives to, reviewing: SSB 6210
Paint for boats, copper-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, SSB 6210
Paint for boats, cybutryne-containing antifouling, sale/use prohibitions: HB 2385, SB 6210, SSB 6210
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections: HB 2745
Pediatric neuropsychiatric conditions, PANDAS and PANS awareness day: HB 2847
Pregnancy and childbirth, doulas providing services during, registration of: HB 2798, SB 6593
Pregnancy disability, parental leave via shared leave when resolved: HB 2675, SB 6336
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Public health, foundational services, defining and funding: HB 1497, SHB 1497, * 2SHB 1497, CH 14 (2019), SB 5732
Rare diseases, medicaid coverage for: SB 6486, SSB 6486
Records, health care information, firearm background checks: HB 1097
Records, health care information, provided to legislator, disclosure exemption: SB 6539
Records, health care information, provider or facility disclosure, when: SB 5660
Records, vital records system, single comprehensive state: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Reproductive health care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health services, as sensitive health care services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Rheumatology, pediatric/juvenile, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Safety, youth recreational organizations, certified child safety policy: HB 1140, SB 5161
Seizure disorders, students with, district health plans/parent-designated adults: HB 2844
Sexual health education, in schools, comprehensive: HB 1407, HB 2184, SHB 2184, SB 5395, ESSB 5395
Sexual health education, in schools, exemption from, by parental choice: HB 2648
Sexual health education, in schools, HIV/AIDS prevention education: HB 2648
Sexual health education, in schools, sexual health education/parental choice act: HB 2648
Sexually transmitted diseases, health care for, as sensitive services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Sexually transmitted diseases, program for reducing incidence: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
Sexually transmitted diseases, reproductive health care access for all act: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Sexually transmitted infections, funding/policy work group, establishing: SB 6303
Spinal muscular atrophy, newborn screening for: HB 2162
Strokes, cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
Transplants, donors and recipients of organs, eyes, and tissue, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019)
Transportation system, policy goals, to include health improvement: EHB 2461, SB 6452
Traumatic brain injuries, account, traffic offense fee deposits into/use of: HB 1585, HB 1586, SB 5126, SB 5127, * ESSB 5127, CH 181 (2019)
Traumatic brain injuries, in domestic violence cases, educational handout: HB 1532
Traumatic brain injuries, in domestic violence cases, handout and web site: * SHB 1532, CH 110 (2019), * ESB 5573 (2019) V
Traumatic brain injuries, incarcerated persons, educational accommodation: HB 2299, SHB 2299, SB 6576
Traumatic brain injuries, screenings for children entering foster care system: HB 1605, * SHB 1605, CH 120 (2019), SB 5586, SSB 5586
Traumatic brain injuries, veterans with, military caregivers and spouses caring for, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership advisory council, Washington, membership: * ESSB 5127, CH 181 (2019)
Traumatic brain injury strategic partnership advisory council, Washington, role of: HB 1532, * SHB 1532, CH 110 (2019)
Vaccination vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing: SB 6636
Vaccination, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Vaccination, limited informed consent exemption: HB 2626
Vaccination, of children, personal or philosophical exemption, removing: * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5841
Vaccination, of children, vaccine safety criteria: HB 1976
Vaccination, proof of immunity: HB 1019, * EHB 1638, CH 362 (2019) PV, SB 5365
Vaccination, side effects, design defect claims against manufacturers: HJM 4010, SJM 8012
Vaccination, vaccines containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Vital records and statistics, single comprehensive state system: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Vital statistics, abbreviated death certificates, requesting: HB 1799, ESHB 1799
Vital statistics, birth resulting in stillbirth, certificate of, issuance, when: HB 2764, SB 6523, SSB 6523
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; CHILDREN; DISCRIMINATION; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE FACILITIES; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; VICTIMS OF CRIMES; WOMEN; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Advance directives, in natural death act: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Anxiety level of health care patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Applied behavior analysis, behavior technician certification, discontinuing: HB 2831, SB 6532
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing: HB 2695
Bleeding control kits, requiring schools to stock: HB 2349, SB 6157, SSB 6157
Cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, coordination of: HB 2838
Cardiac diagnostic imaging procedures, appropriate use criteria project: HB 1933
Children, minor child's health care, parents' right to direct, parents' bill of rights: HB 2928, SB 6664
Colon hydrotherapy, performed by medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist: ESHB 2775
Colon hydrotherapy, performed by nursing assistant, when: HB 2775
Costs, health care cost transparency board, establishing: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Death with dignity act, barriers to full access, studying: HB 2419, SHB 2419
Death with dignity act, hospital access-to-care policies: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Death with dignity act, provider provision of information to patient regarding: HB 1608, ESHB 1608, SB 5542
Doula services, registration of doulas providing: HB 2798, SB 6593
End-of-life care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686
End-of-life care, hospital access-to-care policies: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, EpiPen work group, establishing: HB 2428
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report on: SHB 2428
Eye care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, ESSB 5759
Genome editing, performing on human embryos, as unprofessional conduct: HB 1990
Health security trust, Washington, creating: HB 1104
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
Health trust, whole Washington, creating: SB 5222
Hearing instruments, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technologies: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing instruments, current assistive technologies: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing instruments, health care coverage for children: HB 1811
Hearing instruments, health care coverage for children/adolescents: HB 2410, SB 6291
Informed consent for incompetent persons, authority to provide: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Mastectomies, contralateral prophylactic, insurance coverage: HB 1968, SB 5345
Medical debt, exemption from execution, attachment, and garnishment, when: HB 1531, * SHB 1602, CH 371 (2019), SB 5530
Medical debt, protections for debtors: * SHB 1531, CH 227 (2019)
Needling, intramuscular, by physical therapists: HB 1260, SB 5642
Organ transplants, denying due to physical or mental disability, prohibition: SB 5405, * SSB 5405, CH 315 (2019)
Parents' bill of rights, right to direct child's upbringing/education/health care: HB 2928, SB 6664
Patient protection and affordable care act, federal, codifying provisions of: HB 1870, * SHB 1870, CH 33 (2019), SB 5805, SSB 5805
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, with streptococcal infections, treatments: HB 2745
Pelvic examinations, informed consent: ESB 5282
Physical health services, state-funded via intermediaries, rates review: HB 2944
Primary care collaborative, establishing: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Prisons, prison medical director, qualifications for: SB 6063, ESSB 6063
Products, prescription, containing mercury, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1276
Prosthetics and orthotics, insurance coverage equivalent to medicare: HB 2700, SB 6098
Protected individuals, excluding minors from, allowing information disclosure by: HB 2718
Protected individuals, personal information disclosure limiting/prevention: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Rates, health care rate-setting commission, establishing: HB 1693
Reproductive health care access for all act: HB 1612, SB 5602, SSB 5602, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health care, hospital access to care policies: HB 1686, SHB 1686, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Reproductive health services, as sensitive health care services: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Sensitive health care services, protected individuals' personal information: SB 5889, * SSB 5889, CH 56 (2019)
Store and forward technology, studying: HB 2770, ESSB 5385
Telebehavioral health video call center, implementing: HB 2728
Telehealth training/treatment program for at-risk youth, UW/Project ECHO role: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telehealth, school-based health centers provision of, grants for: HB 2562, SB 6416
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, payment parity for: SB 5385
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, physician credentialing: * SB 5387, CH 49 (2019)
Telemedicine, collaborative for advancement of, store and forward technology, studying: HB 2770, ESSB 5385
Telemedicine, payment parity for: HB 2770, ESSB 5385
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 48 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training, when required: SB 6061, SSB 6061
Telepsychiatry, offering consultations via, provisions: SHB 1593, * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019)
Telepsychology, psychology interjurisdictional compact act: HB 2408, SB 6549
Transplants, donors and recipients of organs, eyes, and tissue, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019)
Treatment, high-annual-cost, emerging therapies work group, establishing: HB 1869, SHB 1869
Universal health care system, establishment, work group on: HB 1877, SB 5822, SSB 5822, 2SSB 5822
Veterans, care for, military caregivers and spouses providing, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Vision care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, ESSB 5759
Websites, health care personal information collection via analytics, protections: HB 2329
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also LONG-TERM CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Behavioral health services, children's mental health, HCA role: HB 1876, SHB 1876, SB 5903, SSB 5903, * 2SSB 5903, CH 360 (2019)
Behavioral health services, family-initiated for adolescents, data collection: HB 2883, SB 6634
Behavioral health services, offender reentry community services work group: SB 6638
Behavioral health services, offender reentry services work group: ESSB 6638
Behavioral health services, performance measures and value-based purchasing: SB 5056
Behavioral health, American Indians/Alaska Natives, HCA role: HB 2750, SB 6259, SSB 6259
Behavioral health, full integration implementation, HCA role: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Commitment, involuntary, community and state hospital care, work group: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Drug importation program, wholesale prescription, HCA to design/implement: SB 6110
Drug purchasing, HCA purchasing of prescription drugs, when: SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662
Drug purchasing, northwest prescription drug consortium, duties: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Health benefit exchange, persons with plans through, premium assistance: HB 2901
Health benefit exchange, standardized health plans, HCA role: HB 1523, SHB 1523, E2SHB 1523, SB 5526, * ESSB 5526, CH 364 (2019)
Health benefit plans, mental health services for, modifying for parity: HB 1447
Health benefit plans, substance use disorder/mental health services, parity: HB 2338, SHB 2338
Health care claims, statewide all-payer database, transfer to HCA: HB 1776, SHB 1776, 2SHB 1776, SB 5741, * ESSB 5741, CH 319 (2019)
Health care cost transparency board and advisory committees, HCA to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Health services, physical/behavioral, state-funded via intermediaries, rates review: HB 2944
Healthy youth survey, adverse childhood experiences module, HCA role: SSB 6191
Indigency, defendant proof of, receipt of public assistance as, HCA role: SB 6215, SSB 6215
Interpreter services, for sensory-impaired public assistance applicants: * SB 5558, CH 152 (2019)
Kindergarten, readiness guidelines, DSHS to provide to parents/caregivers/guardians: HB 2865
Long-term care, insurance benefit for, HCA role: HB 1087, SHB 1087, * 2SHB 1087, CH 363 (2019), SB 5331, SSB 5331
Long-term services and supports trust program, premium exemption, when: HB 2423, SB 6267, SSB 6267
Long-term services/supports, presumptive eligibility waiver request, HCA role: HB 2597, SB 6275, SSB 6275, 2SSB 6275
Managed care organizations, medicaid client services, performance analysis: SB 5523, ESSB 5523
Managed care, psychiatric, integrative capitation risk model: SB 5045
Medicaid, access to baby and child dentistry, outreach/involvement, HCA role: HB 2905
Medicaid, ambulance transport providers, additional payments to, HCA role: HB 2846, SB 6534, SSB 6534
Medicaid, behavioral health rate increases, appropriations use for, HCA role: EHB 2584
Medicaid, hospital patient administrative days, claims codes for tracking: SB 6384
Medicaid, managed care organization prior authorization, HCA role: HB 2568, SB 6404
Medicaid, offender reentry services through, waiver for, HCA role: SB 6638, ESSB 6638
Medicaid, primary care provider reimbursement, minimum fee schedule for: SB 6676
Medicaid, public assistance and health insurance coverage, joint beneficiaries: HB 2677, SB 6395
Medicaid, rare diseases, coverage for, HCA role: SB 6486, SSB 6486
Medicaid, substance use disorder counseling, contingency management pilot: HB 2336
Medicaid, substance use disorder program/facility data disclosure, HCA role: SB 6070
Medicaid, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, ESHB 2642
Medical assistance, employer assessment for employees receiving, HCA role: HB 1518
Medicare and medicaid, new rural health payment system for, HCA role: HB 1810
Mental health advance directives, work group for examining use, HCA role: SB 6591, SSB 6591, 2SSB 6591
Offenders, reentry community services work group, convening, HCA role: SB 6638
Offenders, reentry services work group, convening, HCA role: ESSB 6638
Opioid use disorder, individuals with, and their newborns, HCA treatment role: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Opioid use disorder, provisions, HCA role: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 2418, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Pacific islanders, COFA citizens, dental coverage for, HCA role: HB 1218, * ESB 5274, CH 311 (2019) PV
Peer support counselor certification program, transfer to DOH, sunrise review of: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019)
Performance measures coordinating committee, behavioral health role of: SB 5056
Pharmacy benefit managers, HCA or state agency as, when: SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662
Prescription drugs, cost transparency, data uses/disclosure/requirements: HB 2710
Prescription drugs, cost transparency, HCA role: SHB 1224, * E2SHB 1224, CH 334 (2019), SB 5251, 2SSB 5292
Prescription drugs, northwest consortium, duties: SB 6113, SSB 6113
Primary care collaborative, establishing with HCA administering: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Public employees' benefits board, cardiac diagnostic imaging, use criteria: HB 1933
Public employees' benefits board, educational service district employees: * ESHB 2140, CH 411 (2019)
Public employees' benefits board, health care plans prior authorization: HB 2568, SB 6404
Public employees' benefits board, hospital administrative days claims codes: SB 6384
Public employees' benefits board, insulin products cost-sharing cap: SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662, SSB 6087, E2SSB 6087
Public employees' benefits board, maximum employer share of premiums: HB 1955
Public employees' benefits board, medicare-eligible retiree premiums: HB 1085, SB 5469
Public employees' benefits board, nonvoting member from OIC, adding: HB 1220, SB 5275
Public employees' benefits board, part-time employee affordable options: SB 6011
Public employees' benefits board, pharmacy tourism program for enrollees: SB 6111
Public employees' benefits board, retired/disabled school employee coverage: SB 5686
Public employees' benefits board, single enrollment in plans: ESSB 6189
Public employees' benefits board, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, ESHB 2642
Public employees' benefits board, substance use disorder/mental health coverage: HB 2338, SHB 2338
School employees' benefits board, benefits, employee waiving of coverage: HB 2771, SB 6290
School employees' benefits board, benefits, relation to supplemental benefits: HB 2458, SB 6479
School employees' benefits board, certain employees/dependents not eligible: HB 2771, SB 6189, SB 6290
School employees' benefits board, educational service district employees: * ESHB 2140, CH 411 (2019)
School employees' benefits board, health care plans prior authorization: HB 2568, SB 6404
School employees' benefits board, hospital administrative days claims codes: SB 6384
School employees' benefits board, insulin products cost-sharing cap: SHB 2662, E2SHB 2662, SSB 6087, E2SSB 6087
School employees' benefits board, job-sharing employee hours for eligibility: SB 6296
School employees' benefits board, maximum employer share of premiums: HB 1955
School employees' benefits board, part-time employee affordable options: SB 6020
School employees' benefits board, part-time employee eligibility: ESSB 6189
School employees' benefits board, pharmacy tourism program for enrollees: SB 6111
School employees' benefits board, premium payment when coverage waived: ESSB 6189
School employees' benefits board, repealing, adding district/low-cost options: SB 6011
School employees' benefits board, single enrollment in plans: ESSB 6189
School employees' benefits board, substance use disorder treatment access: HB 2642, ESHB 2642
School employees' benefits board, substance use disorder/mental health coverage: HB 2338, SHB 2338
School employees' benefits board, substitute employees and coaches not eligible: HB 2771, SB 6290
School-based health centers, establishment of, HCA role: SB 6279
Substance use disorder, care level transitions, action plan for, HCA role: ESHB 2642
Substance use disorder, recovery residences registry/certification, HCA role: SHB 1528, * 2SHB 1528, CH 264 (2019)
Substance use disorder, recovery support services programs, HCA role: HB 1528
Substance use disorders, persons with, required facility services for, HCA role: SB 6311, SSB 6311, 2SSB 6311
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, PEBB/SEBB plans payment parity: SB 5385
Telemedicine, PEBB/SEBB plans payment parity: HB 2770, ESSB 5385
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  HEALTH CARE FACILITIES RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; HOSPITALS; MENTAL HEALTH)
Abortion, facility requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, facility requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin for, disposal and reporting: HB 1525
Ambulatory surgical facilities, certificate of need exemption, when: * EHB 1777, CH 31 (2019)
Ambulatory surgical facilities, data, practices, and services transparency: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
Ambulatory surgical facilities, department of health role: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 5906, SB 6594
Ambulatory surgical facilities, licensing/renewal fees, establishment: SB 5906
Ambulatory surgical facilities, multistate license-holding nurses, number of: SSB 6209
Ambulatory surgical facilities, removing from certificate of need program: SB 6060
Ambulatory surgical facilities, workplace violence protections requirements: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Behavioral health enhanced services facilities, admission criteria: HB 2448, SHB 2448
Behavioral health facility admission from single bed certification, as priority: SB 6024
Birthing, childbirth, and birth centers, definition and licensing: HB 2077, SB 5256
Community facilities, behavioral health services capacity, grants for: SSB 5537
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, capital improvements bonds: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, new facility types: HB 1394, SHB 1394, * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019), SB 5431, SSB 5431, 2SSB 5431
Community facilities, long-term psychiatric treatment role of: SB 5045
Community facilities, mental health drop-in center services pilot program: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Community facilities, mental health peer respite centers: * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019)
Community facilities, psychiatric, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Community facilities, state mental health placements to: SB 5041
Crisis facilities, certified, behavioral health co-occurring disorders treatment: SB 6469
Employees, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373
Employees, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Enhanced services facilities, as health care facilities for background checks: HB 1565, 2ESHB 1565, SB 5568, SSB 5568
Facilities, oversight/licensing/enforcement, evaluating and standardizing: SHB 2426, SSB 6274
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
Hospice care centers, multistate license-holding nurses, reporting number of: SSB 6209
Plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Providers, out-of- and in-network, requirements: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Providers, within practice scope and care standards, care entity restrictions: HB 1608, ESHB 1608, SB 5542
Residential treatment facilities, adolescents in, when medical necessity: HB 2883, SB 6634
Residential treatment facilities, for substance use disorder: HB 2642, ESHB 2642
Rural health clinics, in home health shortage area, certificate of need exemption: SHB 2621
Rural health clinics, in home health shortage area, regulatory exemption: HB 2621, SHB 2621, SB 6359
Rural health clinics, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: HB 2598, SB 6358, SSB 6358
School-based health centers, authorization of: HB 2288, SB 6563
School-based health centers, establishing: SB 6279
School-based health centers, providing telehealth and mental/physical care: HB 2562, SB 6416
School-based health centers, work group on, establishing: HB 2708
Security guards, workplace violence prevention training: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Sexual assault coordinated community response task force, establishing: SB 6158, SSB 6158
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Substance use disorders, persons presenting with, required facility services for: SB 6311, SSB 6311, 2SSB 6311
Suicide, deaths and attempts as notifiable conditions to report: HB 2563
Teaching/training facility, inpatient care, U. of Washington report on siting of: * E2SHB 1593, CH 323 (2019)
Violence, protecting employees and volunteers from, plans and training for: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Whistleblower protections, various facilities: HB 1049, * SHB 1049, CH 62 (2019), SB 5401
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY; DRUGS; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; PSYCHIATRY AND PSYCHIATRISTS; PSYCHOLOGISTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER; VETERINARIANS)
Abortion, provider requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, provider requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, SB 6038
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, point injection therapy: HB 2203, SB 6038
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, suicide assessment and treatment training: ESHB 2411
Anxiety level of patients, provider assessment: HB 1920
Applied behavior analysis, behavior technician certification, discontinuing: HB 2831, SB 6532
Assault, third degree, to include assault of any health care provider: HB 2294
Assistants, medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Athletic trainers, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Audiologists, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Audiologists, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Blockchain technology, Washington blockchain work group, establishing: HB 2604, SB 6065, SSB 6065
Cardiovascular invasive specialists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Children, services/prescription drugs for, parental consent requirement: HB 2928, SB 6664
Chiropractors, adjustments by regular senior students: HB 1477, * SB 5817, CH 405 (2019)
Chiropractors, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Chiropractors, medicaid payment for manipulative therapy and services: HB 2702
Credentialing of providers by health insurance carriers, requirements: EHB 1552
Data issues, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, certain reporting by/on, repealing: SB 6062, ESSB 6062
Direct patient-provider primary care practices, moving provisions to Title 18: SB 6062
Doulas, registration of: HB 2798, SB 6593
Driver's license, medical alert designation on, provider role: EHB 2440
East Asian medicine, renaming as "acupuncture or Eastern medicine": HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
East Asian medicine, scope of practice and education/training: HB 1865, * SHB 1865, CH 308 (2019), SB 5794
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, as revised name for profession: HB 2203, SB 6038
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, point injection therapy: HB 2203, SB 6038
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, suicide assessment and treatment training: ESHB 2411
Emergency medical personnel, certain fishing/hunting licenses, at no charge: HB 2450
Emergency medical personnel, local government consortium, PERS service credit: SB 6616
Emergency medical services personnel licensure interstate compact: HB 2462
Emergency medical services personnel practice, interstate commission for: HB 2462
Emergency medical technicians, certain, LEOFF plan 2 service credit, when: HB 2902
Emergency medical technicians, role in safe station pilot program: SB 6648
Employees of facilities, meal and rest breaks and overtime for various: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Employees of facilities, on prescheduled on-call: HB 2181, SB 5344, SSB 5344, SB 5373, SB 6018
Eyes, scleral tattooing, prohibiting performing of: * SHB 1856, CH 307 (2019)
Facility medical staff, whistleblower protections and sanction process: HB 1049, * SHB 1049, CH 62 (2019), SB 5401
Fee-setting for professions, public role in rule-making process: * HB 1753, CH 303 (2019)
Female genital mutilation, performing on a minor, class B felony: HB 2000
Female genital mutilation, performing, as unprofessional conduct, when: HB 2000, SB 5257
Fire protection districts, health clinic services, authority to provide: SB 6058, SSB 6058
Hearing aid dispensers, bluetooth and telecoil assistive technology materials for: HB 1078, * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Hearing aid dispensers, current hearing assistive technology materials: * ESB 5210, CH 183 (2019)
Independent health care providers, B&O tax exemption and deduction: HB 2582
Massage therapy, licensed therapist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, SSB 5097
Medicaid, managed health care system, nonparticipating providers: HB 2616, SB 6397, SSB 6397
Medicaid/medicare, certain providers, B&O tax surcharges exemption, when: HB 2392
Medical assistant-colon hydrotherapists, certification of and requirements for: ESHB 2775
Medical assistants-certified, continuing education: HB 2351
Medical school graduates, international, assistance program and committee: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, barriers/assistance program, studying: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Medical school graduates, international, licensure, grants, and work group: SB 6551
Medical school graduates, international, residency programs: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, work group for studying, establishing: * 2SSB 5846, CH 329 (2019)
Music therapists, certification of, and advisory committee: HB 2707
Music therapists, licensing of, and advisory committee: HB 2706, SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Naturopaths, medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist delegation from/supervision by: ESHB 2775
Naturopaths, nursing assistant performing colon hydrotherapy when delegated by: HB 2775
Naturopathy, drug and controlled substance prescribing: SHB 1630
Naturopathy, legend drug and controlled substance prescribing: HB 1630, SB 5752
Noncompetition covenants, medical school/faculty group practice employees: SB 6081, SSB 6081
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Nurses, ARNPs, insurance reimbursement at physician level: HB 1433, SB 5647
Nurses, forensic nurse examiners for nonfatal strangulation victims: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Nurses, interstate commission of nurse licensure compact administrators: HB 1882, HB 2376, SB 5460, SB 6209, SSB 6209
Nurses, licensing of, conditioning on survey data submission, prohibiting: SB 6538
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Nurses, multistate license-holding, reporting by various facilities of number of: SSB 6209
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2019: HB 1882, SB 5460
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2020: HB 2376, SB 6209, SSB 6209
Nurses, nurse educator incentive grant program, establishing: SB 5931
Nurses, regional sexual assault nurse examiner leader pilot program: HB 1942
Nurses, RN students, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Nurses, RNs and ARNPs, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Nurses, RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: SB 5344, SSB 5344
Nurses, school, continuing certification, suicide screening/referral training: HB 2643, SHB 2643
Nurses, sexual assault nurse examiners in E. Washington, program for: HB 1942
Nursing assistants, certified, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Nursing assistants, colon hydrotherapy by, when: HB 2775
Opioid prescribing, requirements: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, HB 2337, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019), SB 6447
Opioids, certain practitioners prescribing, limiting liability of, when: HB 2807
Optometrists, suicide assessment and treatment training: HB 2411, ESHB 2411
Osteopathic physician assistants, repealing separate chapter for: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 5411, SB 6240
Osteopathic physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Osteopathy, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Out-of-network providers at facilities, unexpected costs, protections against: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Paramedics, training program use of live animals, prohibitions: SB 5211, SSB 5211
Participating providers, health carrier certification maintenance requirement: HB 2313
Pelvic examinations, by health care providers, informed consent: ESB 5282
Phlebotomists, forensic, statutory minimum qualifications, removing: HB 1504, ESHB 1504
Physical therapists, intramuscular needling: HB 1260, SB 5642
Physical therapists, spinal manipulation endorsement, repealing certain provisions: HB 2482, SB 6407
Physician assistants, granting of privileges by hospital: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Physician assistants, modernizing practice of: HB 2378, SHB 2378, SB 5411, SB 6240
Physicians, health carrier certification maintenance requirement, prohibition: HB 2313
Physicians, professional practice by student, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Plasma-donation facilities, health care practitioner supervision of: HB 1857
Pregnancy, complications care by provider, prohibiting care entity prohibitions: HB 2561
Primary care collaborative, establishing: HB 2615, SB 6413, SSB 6413
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, medicare payment rate floor for: SB 5319
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, minimum fee schedule for: SB 6676
Primary care providers, medicaid services by, payment rate floor for: SB 6676
Provider networks, health insurance enrollee protections: SB 5780
Provider organizations, material changes to, notice of: HB 1607, * SHB 1607, CH 267 (2019), HB 2170
Provider organizations, material changes to, rate-setting due to: HB 1693
Provider organizations, noncompetitive practices by, whistleblower protections: HB 2172
Provider organizations, physicians, rate-setting by new commission, when: HB 1693
Providers and carriers, advisory committee on, new board to establish: HB 2457, SHB 2457, 2SHB 2457
Providers, health care services, delaying B&O service/activities tax increase for: HB 2953
Providers, provision of information to patient regarding death with dignity act: HB 1608, ESHB 1608, SB 5542
Providers, within practice scope and care standards, care entity restrictions: HB 1608, ESHB 1608, SB 5542
Radiologic technologists, diagnostic, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Records, health care information, firearm background checks: HB 1097
Reflexology, certification, exempting foot zone therapy from: HB 1848
Reflexology, certified reflexologist practice of: HB 1082, SHB 1082, SB 5097, SSB 5097
Reimbursement, through medicaid at medicare rate or higher: HB 1185
Respiratory care practitioners, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Rheumatologists, pediatric/juvenile, health professional conditional scholarship program eligibility: HB 2852
Rural providers, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: HB 2598, SB 6358, SSB 6358
Sexual misconduct, providers sanctioned for, notifying patients: HB 1198, * SHB 1198, CH 69 (2019)
Students, professional practice by, when: * HB 1726, CH 270 (2019)
Suicide, deaths and attempts as notifiable conditions to report: HB 2563
Suicide, prevention training program for health care professionals: HB 2411, ESHB 2411
Surgical technologists, provisions: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
Telehealth training/treatment program to aid at-risk students, provider role: SB 5389, 2ESSB 5389
Telemedicine and store/forward technology, physician credentialing: * SB 5387, CH 49 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training: SB 5386, * SSB 5386, CH 48 (2019)
Telemedicine, providing services via, provider training, when required: SB 6061, SSB 6061
Trainers, athletic, regulatory provisions: HB 1689, SB 5688, * ESSB 5688, CH 358 (2019)
Unprofessional conduct, to include human embryo genome editing: HB 1990
Vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing, provider role: SB 6636
Vision care, prescriptions and remote technology: HB 2003, SB 5759, ESSB 5759
Washington health corps initiative, professionals in underserved areas via: HB 1668, SHB 1668, * 2SHB 1668, CH 302 (2019)
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, exemption for certain providers: HB 2392, SB 6055, SB 6059
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, various provisions, modifying: HB 2468
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH, DEPARTMENT)
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing, local role: HB 2695
Communicable diseases, sexually transmitted or blood-borne, controlling: HB 1551, ESHB 1551, SB 5562
Fitness centers, safety and sanitation, role of local health officers: SB 5553, SSB 5553
Lemonade/nonalcoholic beverages, sale by child, enforcement exemption: SB 6320
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, department permits for: HB 2777, SB 6434
On-site sewage systems, department easement requirement, prohibiting: HB 1338, * SB 5503, CH 21 (2019) PV
On-site sewage systems, single-property applications: HB 1471, SHB 1471
HEALTH, DEPARTMENT  HEALTH, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DRUGS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin for, disposal and reporting, DOH role: HB 1525
Air ambulance services, licensed, uninsured patient rates/charges, DOH role: EHB 2755
Ambulatory surgical facilities, regulatory program for, modifications: SB 5906
Ammunition, lead, selling/giving to person under 21, risks handout/sign: HB 1346
Asthma statewide home assistance program, establishing, department role: HB 2695
Behavioral health, full integration implementation, DOH role: HB 1393, SHB 1393, SB 5432, SSB 5432, * E2SSB 5432, CH 325 (2019)
Boards and commissions, opioid prescribing by health care professionals: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Cardiac and stroke system of care, statewide, DOH to coordinate: HB 2838
Childhood adverse experiences, resiliency-building strategies, DOH role: HB 1925
Dental quality assurance commission, dental therapy and therapists: HB 1317, SHB 1317, SB 5392
Dentistry, state dental director, in DOH, creating position of: HB 2377
Detention facilities, private, inspections and enforcement, DOH to study: ESHB 2576
Eating disorders, among persons with diabetes, DOH to report concerning: SB 6663
Emergency medical services data system, electronic, establishing: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Enforcement actions, department burden of proof: SB 6227
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, prescriptions/supplies, report, DOH role: SHB 2428
Facilities, oversight/licensing/enforcement, evaluating/standardizing, DOH role: SHB 2426, SSB 6274
Fee-setting for health care professions, public role in rule-making process: * HB 1753, CH 303 (2019)
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
HIV and hepatitis C testing pilot project, King county and DOH to conduct: SB 6303
Hospitals, psychiatric, inspection and licensing standards enforcement, DOH role: SHB 2426, SSB 6274
Hospitals, psychiatric, technical assistance for, DOH role: SHB 2426, SSB 6274
Hospitals, state, transferring licensing and inspection to DOH: SB 6600
Kindergarten, readiness guidelines, department to provide to certain households: HB 2865
Law enforcement officer mental health and wellness, task force on, DOH role: SB 6570
Maternal mortality review panel, reviews and data-sharing: HB 1369, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 317 (2019)
Measles outbreak, 2019 Clark county, budget stabilization account appropriations: SB 6009
Medical commission, duties of: SB 6303
Medical quality assurance commission, renaming as medical commission: HB 1548, * SB 5764, CH 55 (2019)
Medical school graduates, international, full use of, studying: HB 2104, SB 5846, SSB 5846
Medical school graduates, international, implementation work group, DOH role: SB 6551
Medical school graduates, international, licensure, grants, and work group: SB 6551
Music therapy advisory committee, creating, DOH role: HB 2706, HB 2707, SB 5485, ESSB 5485
Naturopathy, board of, medical assistant-colon hydrotherapist delegation/supervision: ESHB 2775
Nursing quality assurance commission, licensing of nurses, provisions: SB 6538
Nursing quality assurance commission, multistate license-holding nurses: SSB 6209
Organ transport vehicles, licensing and authority of, DOH role: SB 6580
Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders, with streptococcal infections, DOH report: HB 2745
Peer support counselor certification program, transfer to DOH, sunrise review of: * 2SHB 1907, CH 446 (2019)
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, drug offense property seizure/forfeiture: SB 6266, SSB 6266
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, nonresident pharmacy licensure: * HB 1412, CH 25 (2019), SB 5459
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, returned medications reuse, when: SB 6526, SSB 6526
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, role, HIV preexposure prophylaxis: SB 6303
Pharmacy quality assurance commission, role, sexually transmitted infections: SB 6303
Podiatric medical board, members, increasing number: SB 6143
Professional licensing, DOH military assistance web page concerning: HB 2303, SHB 2303, 2SHB 2303
Public health, foundational services, defining and funding: HB 1497, SHB 1497, * 2SHB 1497, CH 14 (2019), SB 5732
Reproductive health care access for all act, DOH role: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
School-based health centers, establishment of, DOH role: HB 2708, SB 6279
Schools, lead in drinking water systems/outlets, DOH role: SHB 1860, E2SHB 1860
Sex offender treatment providers, certified, availability of, increasing: SB 6641, ESSB 6641
Sexual offender treatment providers advisory committee, reestablishing: SB 6641, ESSB 6641
Suicide alert and response system, work group on enhancing, convening: HB 2563
Vaccination, adverse vaccine reaction monitoring program, establishing: HB 1275
Vaccination, vaccine adverse event reporting system, establishing, DOH role: SB 6636
Vapor products, labeling requirements, DOH role: HB 1932
Vital records and statistics, single comprehensive state system, DOH role: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Water systems, group A, chlorpyrifos maximum contaminant level, DOH role: E2SSB 6518
Wilderness therapy programs, for troubled youth, licensing, DOH role: SB 6637
Women, infant, and children farmers market nutrition program, fruit/vegetable benefit: HB 1587, HB 2262, SB 5583, SB 6309, SSB 6309, 2SSB 6309
Women, infant, and children program, EBT card use in ATM, where and when: HB 2830, SB 6136
HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF  HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF RSS Feed
               
Children's restaurant meals, default beverage options: HB 2383, SHB 2383, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Fitness centers, safety and sanitation, board role: SB 5553, SSB 5553
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, board regulation of: HB 2777, SB 6434
On-site sewage systems, failures, rules adoption by board: HB 1471, SHB 1471
Public water systems, health-affecting emerging contaminants: HB 1831
Public water systems, PFAS substances in, board role: SSB 6342, 2SSB 6342
Public water systems, PFAS substances/chromium 6/1,4 dioxane in, board role: SB 6342
HEATING AND HEATERS  HEATING AND HEATERS RSS Feed
               
Service providers, in-home, licensing and background checks: HB 1967
Solid fuel burning devices, fee on each retail sale of: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
Solid fuel burning devices, particulate air contaminant emission standard: HB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
Water heaters, efficiency standards: HB 1444, SHB 1444, * 2SHB 1444, CH 286 (2019), SB 5115, SSB 5115, 2SSB 5115
Woodstoves, education and enforcement, revenues to fund: HB 1567, SHB 1567, SB 5697, SSB 5697
HISTORICAL SOCIETIES  HISTORICAL SOCIETIES RSS Feed
               
Civil rights trail advisory board, establishing: HB 2899
Civil rights trail program, establishing, WA state historical society role: HB 2899
Civil rights trail site recognition process and award program, establishing: HB 2899
Legislative buildings, display of art and exhibits in, program for: SB 5869
State historical societies, duties of, grants for cultural/historical organizations: HB 2837, SB 6571
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES  HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES RSS Feed
               (See also HOUSE RESOLUTIONS; SENATE RESOLUTIONS)
Americans with disabilities act (ADA), thirtieth anniversary of, commemorating: * HR 4657 (2020), * SR 8690 (2020)
Amyloidosis awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4649 (2020)
Apple blossom festival, 100th anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8627 (2019)
Apple blossom festival, 101st anniversary of, celebrating: * SR 8685 (2020)
Asian American and Pacific Islander heritage month, celebrating: * HR 4627 (2019)
Asian Pacific American Affairs, Washington state commission on, sapphire anniversary of: * SR 8621 (2019)
Auschwitz-Birkenau, liberation of, seventy-fifth anniversary, commemorating: * HR 4651 (2020), * SR 8663 (2020)
Black history month, celebrating: * HR 4614 (2019), * HR 4655 (2020), * SR 8623 (2019)
Black history month, recognizing February as: HB 2312
Blood donor day, recognizing December 18 as: HB 2818, SB 6567
Bravo detonation in Marshall Islands, anniversary on March 1st of, legacy of, acknowledging: * SR 8701 (2020)
Building industry association of Washington, honoring on its seventieth anniversary: * SR 8672 (2020)
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4612 (2019), * SR 8619 (2019), * SR 8683 (2020)
Chinese American history month, designating January as: SB 6679
Chinese American history month, public school commemoration of: SB 6679
Civic education day, recognizing February 21, 2020, as: * SR 8686 (2020)
Dolores Huerta day, April 10 as: * HB 1906, CH 10 (2019), SB 5868
Donate life month, national, observing: * HR 4629 (2019), * HR 4660 (2020), * SR 8641 (2019)
Education and sharing day, recognizing: * HR 4638 (2019)
Equal rights amendment, federal, passage in 1972, acknowledging anniversary of: * SR 8631 (2019)
Executive order 9066, seventy-eighth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4661 (2020), * SR 8678 (2020)
Executive order 9066, seventy-seventh anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4610 (2019), * SR 8620 (2019)
FFA week, national, celebrating: * HR 4611 (2019)
Fifteenth amendment, 150th anniversary of ratification of, acknowledging: * SR 8677 (2020)
Filipino American history month, establishing: HB 1787, * SB 5865, CH 283 (2019)
Future farmers of America, Washington's, 90th year of, recognizing: * SR 8666 (2020)
Human trafficking awareness month, designating January as: SB 6633
Juneteenth, as state legal holiday: HB 2312
Kindergartner, month of the, September as: SB 5028, * SSB 5028, CH 179 (2019)
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4602 (2019), * HR 4647 (2020), * SR 8603 (2019), * SR 8660 (2020)
Korean Declaration of Independence, centennial of, commemorating: * HR 4617 (2019)
League of women voters of the United States, honoring on its 100th anniversary: * SR 8681 (2020)
LGBTQ pride month, June as: HB 2065, SB 5356, SSB 5356, * E2SSB 5356, CH 395 (2019)
Lincoln, Abraham, president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4662 (2020)
Lunar New Year, recognizing: * HR 4608 (2019), * HR 4643 (2020), * SR 8612 (2019), * SR 8661 (2020)
Motorcycle safety awareness month, celebrating May as: * SR 8648 (2019), * SR 8698 (2020)
Navy day, celebrating: * HR 4652 (2020), * SR 8667 (2020)
Nineteenth amendment to U.S. constitution, ratification by state legislature, 100th anniversary, celebrating: * HR 4656 (2020), * SR 8670 (2020)
Nowruz, the Persian new year, celebrating the spring equinox as: * SR 8633 (2019)
PANDAS and PANS awareness day, recognizing October 9 as: HB 2847
Periodic table of chemical elements, international year of the, celebrating: * SR 8662 (2020)
Poland and the United States, one hundred years of diplomatic relations between, commemorating: * SR 8695 (2020)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4613 (2019), * HR 4662 (2020), * SR 8617 (2019)
Public holidays, excluding from regular legislative session: SJR 8203
Public lands day, designating: * HB 1449, CH 224 (2019)
Reagan, Ronald, 40th president of the United States, honoring on his birthday: * SR 8673 (2020)
Republic day in India, 2019, honoring: * SR 8606 (2019)
Republic day in India, 2020, honoring: * SR 8664 (2020)
Salmon, international year of the, recognizing 2019 as: HJM 4012
School recognition week, observing: * HR 4667 (2020)
Taiwan relations act, fortieth anniversary of, celebrating: * HR 4627 (2019)
Tribes and treaties day, Washington state, third Monday in November as: HB 2751
TVW, 25 years of continuous service, congratulating for: * HR 4665 (2020)
Ukrainian Americans, their Independence Day, celebrating: * SR 8650 (2019)
Vaisakhi, Sikh American community's celebration of: * SR 8639 (2019), SR 8696
Washington farm bureau, recognizing in its centennial year: * HR 4650 (2020), * SR 8679 (2020)
Washington, George, president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4662 (2020)
Women in public office day, celebrating: * HR 4624 (2019)
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC DEFENSE, OFFICE)
Assistance, department of commerce data/data collection systems for, studying: SB 6647
Assistance, government spending on, LEAP internet-based portal for: SB 6647
Camping on public property, city or county ordinance restricting, when: HB 2658
Camping on public property, unauthorized, misdemeanor, SHELTER act: SB 6459
Children, homeless, early childhood education and assistance eligibility: HB 1574, SHB 1574, SB 5820
Children, homeless, working connections child care eligibility: HB 1574, SHB 1574, HB 2456, SHB 2456, SB 5820, SSB 5820, 2SSB 5820, SB 6351, SSB 6351
Discrimination based on housing status, prohibiting: HB 1591
Drugs, illegal, supervised injection sites, city/county ordinance prohibiting: HB 2658
Encampments, camping on public property, ordinance restricting, when: HB 2658
Encampments, camping on public property, unauthorized, SHELTER act: SB 6459
Encampments, establishing near school or early learning facility, prohibiting: SB 5882
Encampments, moving homeless out of, appropriations for: HB 2522, SB 6167
Encampments, safe parking, small houses, and shelters, provisions: HB 1754, ESHB 1754, SB 5644
Encampments, sanctioned camping capacity in local plans: HB 2649
Encampments, sanctioned camping, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Essential needs and housing support program, provisions: HB 2388, HB 2809, SB 6472, SSB 6472, SB 6495
Facilities for homeless persons, tax revenue use for: * EHB 1219, CH 73 (2019) PV, SB 5195
Gravely disabled persons/minors, as manifesting self-neglect, Ch. 71.05/71.34: SB 6458
Homeless client management information system, use of: HB 1754, ESHB 1754, SB 5644
Homelessness impact grant program, for security/sanitation services, creating: SB 6196
Homelessness, definitions of, standardizing for services access: HB 2388, SHB 2388, SB 6472, SSB 6472
Homelessness, local sales/use tax for addressing and preventing: HB 2658
Housing and assistance, homeless, complete local sheltering plans: HB 2649
Housing and assistance, local homeless, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1667, * ESHB 1667, CH 372 (2019), * HB 1980, CH 136 (2019), HB 2015, * ESHB 2015, CH 448 (2019), HB 2460, HB 2639, HB 2649, SB 5667, SB 5769, SB 5898, SSB 5898, SB 5902, SB 6196
Housing, emergency/supportive, entities providing, local utility connection charge waiver: HB 2629, SB 6414
Housing, formerly homeless postsecondary students, in retirement facilities, pilot program: SB 6560, SSB 6560
Housing, home sharing support grant program, creating: HB 2639
Housing, permanent supportive, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 2282
Housing, recently homeless or at-risk, diversion services grant program: SB 6186
Housing, temporary, funding from education legacy trust account for: SB 6581
Housing, transitional housing operating and rent program, modifying: HB 2348, SB 6229
Housing/shelter/interventions, homeless, King county payroll expense tax for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Identicards, for homeless persons: HB 2834, SB 5664, SB 6426
Identicards, for homeless persons under 25 years old: HB 2607, SHB 2607, SB 6304
Identification assistance and support pilot program, establishing: SB 6475
Job opportunities, local beautification projects pilot program: SB 5261, SSB 5261
Job training and housing for homeless, grant program for municipalities: SB 6385
Payroll expense tax, on King county businesses, imposing to aid homeless: HB 2907, SB 6669
Personal care services, for seniors and persons with disabilities, pilot project: HB 1859, SB 5839, SSB 5839
Persons experiencing homelessness, defining homelessness in terms of: HB 2388, SHB 2388, SB 6472, SSB 6472
Persons who are homeless, tax credits for employers who hire: SB 6564, SSB 6564
Religious organizations, hosting the homeless, prohibitions/requirements: HB 1754, ESHB 1754, SB 5644
Rights of homeless, in public space: HB 1591, SHB 1591
Services for homeless, charitable organizations providing, audits/audit reports: SB 6612
Services for homeless, priority when proof of residency in local jurisdiction: SB 5722
Shelter, emergency, entities providing, local utility connection or service line charge waiver: ESHB 2629
Shelters, emergency, entities providing, local utility connection charge waiver: SSB 6414
Shelters, for homeless, city/county emergency overnight sites, requirements: SB 6459
Shelters, for homeless, city/county parcels zoned/suitable, feasible for: SHB 2649
Shelters, for homeless, emergency, local sales/use tax option to fund: SB 6649, SSB 6649
Shelters, for homeless, prevailing wages for construction: * HB 1743, CH 29 (2019), SB 5766, SSB 5766
Sleeping outdoors, city/county criminal sanctions for, prohibiting, when: HB 2893
Students, homeless and/or in foster care, educational outcomes and task force: SHB 2711
Students, homeless and/or in foster care, educational outcomes and work group: HB 2711, SB 6511, SSB 6511
Students, homeless, certain information concerning, on OSPI web site: SB 6103
Students, homeless, college assistance pilot program for: HB 1572, SB 5800, SSB 5800, * 2SSB 5800, CH 330 (2019)
Students, homeless, higher education accommodations: SB 5738
Students, homeless, housing via college bound scholarship program: HB 1278, SB 6424
Students, homeless, identifying and providing with housing, grant programs: HB 1263, SHB 1263, SB 5324, * SSB 5324, CH 412 (2019)
Temporary assistance for needy families, expanding access for the homeless: SB 6575
Temporary shelters or transitional encampments, SEPA exemption, when: SB 5946, ESSB 5946
Veterans, at-risk rural, outreach and resources housing program: HB 1939
WorkFirst TANF program, homeless recipients, 60-month limit exemption: SB 6478
Youth, homeless youth prevention and protection programs, office of, role: HB 1775, SHB 1775, SB 5744, SSB 5744
Youth, homeless, HOPE centers and outreach services for street youth: * HB 1657, CH 124 (2019), SB 5470
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; FIREARMS; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION; LANDLORD AND TENANT; LODGING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; RECORDS; TAXES - PROPERTY)
Affordable housing program, replacing with housing trust fund program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, city and county real estate sales excise tax for: HB 1493, SB 5357, SSB 5357
Affordable housing, community and technical college faculty and employees: HB 2382
Affordable housing, construction of, prevailing wages for: * HB 1743, CH 29 (2019), SB 5766, SSB 5766
Affordable housing, construction sales/use tax revenue distribution for: SHB 1581
Affordable housing, development on religious organization property: HB 1377, * SHB 1377, CH 218 (2019), SB 5358, SSB 5358
Affordable housing, document recording surcharge: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019)
Affordable housing, eliminating a financial institution B&O tax deduction to fund: SB 6445
Affordable housing, federal low-income housing credit program, cost data: SB 5361
Affordable housing, for persons with disabilities, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Affordable housing, groundwater withdrawals for, waiving fees: HB 1982
Affordable housing, housing affordability zones in urban growth areas: SB 5802
Affordable housing, housing assistance program, cost data: SB 5361
Affordable housing, housing assistance program, replacing: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, King county payroll expense tax revenue use for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Affordable housing, land development or management services sales taxation: HB 2229, SB 6079
Affordable housing, lease/rent of school district surplus property for: HB 2617, SB 6265
Affordable housing, light rail station urban density standards exemption: SB 5424
Affordable housing, limited areas of more intensive rural development for: SB 5193, SSB 5193
Affordable housing, loans to programs for, B&O tax credit: HB 2606
Affordable housing, local infrastructure investment programs to support: SB 6328, SSB 6328
Affordable housing, local sales and use tax for, authority to impose: HB 1590, SB 6126
Affordable housing, local sales and use tax revenues for: HB 1406, * SHB 1406, CH 338 (2019), HB 1581, SB 5646
Affordable housing, local sales/use tax for, modifying provisions: EHB 2797, SB 6631, SSB 6631
Affordable housing, low-, very low-, and extremely low-income households: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019), HB 2343, SHB 2343, SB 5440, SB 6334, SSB 6334
Affordable housing, low-income households, additional property tax levies: HB 2489, SB 6212
Affordable housing, low-income households, housing trust fund program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, low-income single-family, American dream homes: SB 6457, SSB 6457
Affordable housing, low-income, impact fee exemption up to full waiver: SB 6386
Affordable housing, multi-unit in residential targeted areas, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multi-unit in urban growth areas, authorizing: HB 2780, SB 6536, SSB 6536
Affordable housing, multi-unit in urban growth areas, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multifamily in rural counties, property tax exemption: HB 1790, SB 5739, SSB 5739
Affordable housing, multifamily rental and homeownership projects: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption: HB 2620, SHB 2620, HB 2746, SB 6411, SSB 6411, 2SSB 6411
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption, extending, when: HB 2950
Affordable housing, multifamily, property tax exemption, work group to study: HB 2950
Affordable housing, multiple-unit in urban centers, property tax exemption: HB 2490, HB 2746, SB 5363, SSB 5363, SB 5366, SSB 5366
Affordable housing, multiple-unit, real estate sales excise tax rate reduction: HB 2452, SB 6201
Affordable housing, municipal utility surplus property disposal for: EHB 2896
Affordable housing, nine percent low-income housing tax credit program: HB 2010
Affordable housing, permanently, community revitalization financing: HB 2497
Affordable housing, permanently, local infrastructure financing tool program: HB 2497
Affordable housing, permanently, local revitalization financing: HB 2497
Affordable housing, preserving through preservation program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Affordable housing, real estate excise sales tax revenue for: HB 1921, SB 5582
Affordable housing, reducing energy code compliance and costs for: HB 2667, SB 6681
Affordable housing, rental, preserving, property tax exemption program for: HB 1745, SHB 1745, HB 2668
Affordable housing, rental, property sale/transfer for, excise tax exemption: HB 2634, SHB 2634, SB 6366
Affordable housing, residential parking requirements, when: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019), HB 2343, SHB 2343, SB 6334, SSB 6334
Affordable housing, services essential for, B&O surcharge exemption for: HB 2391, SB 6107
Affordable housing, single-family, countywide and comprehensive planning: EHB 2687
Affordable housing, single-family, impact fees for, tiered fee structure: SB 6364, SSB 6364
Affordable housing, special excise tax on sale/charge for lodging for: SB 6446, SB 6680
Affordable housing, state-owned land/property, underutilized and suitable: HB 2774, EHB 2896
Affordable housing, supporting via GMA planning: HB 1923, SHB 1923, * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019), HB 2343, SHB 2343, EHB 2687, HB 2780, HB 2898, SB 5193, SSB 5193, SB 6334, SSB 6334, SB 6536, SSB 6536, SB 6617, ESSB 6617, SB 6618
Affordable housing, tax revenue use for: * EHB 1219, CH 73 (2019) PV, HB 2898, SB 5195, SB 6618
Affordable housing, transit supportive densities in residential targeted areas: SB 5353
Affordable housing, transitional housing operating and rent program, modifying: HB 2348, SB 6229
Affordable housing, very low-income, nonprofit property tax exemption: HB 2004, * ESSB 5183, CH 390 (2019)
Affordable housing, very low-income, nonprofit property tax exemption, modifying: HB 2384, SHB 2384, SB 6232
Affordable or workforce housing, local infrastructure, sales/use tax remittance: HB 1938, SHB 1938, 2SHB 1938
Affordable workforce housing, local infrastructure, sales/use tax remittance: 3SHB 1938
Affordable workforce housing, modifying definition for revenue use purposes: HB 2110
Apartments, accessory, within or outside urban growth areas: HB 1353
Boarding homes, using residential dwellings as, city/county prohibition, prohibiting: HB 2890
Boarding homes, using residential dwellings as, county authority to authorize: ESHB 2890
Building industry association of Washington, honoring on its seventieth anniversary: * SR 8672 (2020)
Child welfare housing assistance pilot program and stakeholder group, establishing: * 2SSB 5718, CH 328 (2019)
Child welfare housing assistance program and stakeholder group, establishing: HB 1749, SB 5718, SSB 5718
Common interest communities, construction defect actions against professionals: HB 1576, SHB 1576
Common interest ownership associations, watering/landscaping for droughts: HB 1165
Condominium associations, assessments by, late payment: SB 5168, SSB 5168
Condominium associations, common expenses assessment, owner's share: SB 6595
Condominium associations, construction defect actions, prior to board action: HB 1576, SHB 1576
Condominium associations, liability provisions: HB 1306, * ESB 5334, CH 238 (2019)
Condominium associations, watering and landscaping for droughts: HB 1165
Condominiums, construction warranties: SB 5219
Condominiums, individual unit metering for water/sewer utilities: HB 1818, SB 5775
Dwelling units, accessory, authorizing: HB 2343, SHB 2343, HB 2570, SHB 2570, 2SHB 2570, SB 6334, SSB 6334, SB 6617, ESSB 6617
Dwelling units, accessory, city/county regulatory changes to promote: SB 6617, ESSB 6617
Dwelling units, accessory, covered city/county regulations, requirements: HB 2570, SHB 2570, 2SHB 2570
Dwelling units, accessory, creating within urban growth areas: HB 1797, SHB 1797, SB 5812, ESSB 5812
Dwelling units, accessory, limited property tax exemption for, when: HB 2630, SB 6231, SSB 6231
Dwelling units, accessory, model ordinance recommendations, updating: SHB 2570, 2SHB 2570
Dwelling units, rental, recognition technology/biometric analytics use in, prohibitions: HB 2760
Dwellings for elderly/infirm, substantial development exclusion under SMA: SB 5152
Electrification of homes/buildings, in utility beneficial electrification plans: HB 2586, SHB 2586, SB 6496
Essential needs and housing support program, provisions: HB 2388, HB 2809, SB 6472, SSB 6472, SB 6495, SB 6625
Factory built housing, inspection by qualified inspection agencies: * HB 1486, CH 165 (2019), SB 5756
Floating on-water residences, certain vessels as: SB 6027, SSB 6027
Floating structure or vessel as residence, as conforming/water-dependent use: SB 6027, SSB 6027
Homeless housing and assistance, complete local sheltering plans: HB 2649
Homeless housing and assistance, home sharing support grant program: HB 2639
Homeless housing and assistance, local, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1667, * ESHB 1667, CH 372 (2019), * HB 1980, CH 136 (2019), HB 2015, * ESHB 2015, CH 448 (2019), HB 2460, HB 2639, HB 2649, SB 5667, SB 5769, SB 5898, SSB 5898, SB 5902, SB 6196
Homeless housing and job training, grant program for municipalities: SB 6385
Homeless housing, for students and their families, grant program: HB 1263, SHB 1263, SB 5324, * SSB 5324, CH 412 (2019)
Homeless housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 2282
Homeless housing, temporary, funding from education legacy trust account: SB 6581
Homeless housing, transitional housing operating and rent program, modifying: HB 2348, SB 6229
Homeless or at-risk, housing diversion services grant program: SB 6186
Homeowners' associations, assessments by, late payment: SB 5168, SSB 5168
Homeowners' associations, common expenses assessment, owner's share: SB 6595
Homeowners' associations, construction defect actions, prior to board action: HB 1576, SHB 1576
Homeowners' associations, office of ombuds, establishing: SB 5302
Homeowners' associations, watering and landscaping for droughts: HB 1165
Homeowners, with children in private schools, state property tax exemption: SB 5758
Homeownership development, by cooperative association, tax exemption: HB 1107, * ESHB 1107, CH 361 (2019), SB 5289, SSB 5289
Homeownership preservation, state property tax exemption: SB 5390
Homeownership projects, funding from housing trust fund: HB 1834, SHB 1834, SB 5746, ESSB 5746
Homeownership, down payment assistance programs, by various entities: SB 6185
Housing assistance program, replacing with housing trust fund program: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Housing authorities, property sale to, for affordable rental housing, tax exemption: HB 2634, SHB 2634, SB 6366
Housing authorities, public and joint, annual financial statement, audit of: SB 6630, SSB 6630
Housing benefit districts, advisory board, establishing: HB 2898, SB 6618
Housing benefit districts, low-/middle-income housing, establishing and funding: HB 2898, SB 6618
Housing trust fund program, creating to replace previous programs: HB 2849, ESHB 2849
Housing trust fund, shared housing projects, moneys for: HB 2924, SB 6546
Housing, development of, certain tax revenue for: HB 1680, SHB 1680, SB 5788, SB 5952
Housing, emergency/supportive, entities providing, local utility connection charge waiver: HB 2629, SB 6414
Housing, permanent supportive, cities to allow, when: * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019)
Housing, permanent supportive, city/county parcels zoned/suitable/feasible for: SHB 2649
Housing, persons at risk of losing, expanding TANF access for: SB 6575
Housing, rental voucher for certain incarcerated offenders: SB 5441, SSB 5441
Housing, supportive, King county payroll expense tax revenue use for: HB 2948, SB 6692
Housing, supportive, King county real estate excise tax use for, when: HB 2919, ESHB 2919
Housing, supportive, local sales/use tax for, modifying provisions: EHB 2797, SB 6631, SSB 6631
Housing, variety and balance in urban growth areas of: SB 5194
Inspectors, home, licensing, out-of-state applicants, equivalent in-state license: SB 6465
Juvenile in rehabilitation facility, release plan for housing, or rental voucher: SB 5700, SSB 5700
Occupants, unrelated, occupying home, city/county limiting of, prohibiting: SB 6302, SSB 6302
Pistols, concealed, carrying into another's residence, prohibition: HB 1439
Rentals, multiunit, individual unit metering for water/sewer utilities: HB 1818, SB 5775
Rentals, short-term rental operators and platforms, requirements: HB 1798, * SHB 1798, CH 346 (2019), SB 5870
Rentals, short-term rental operators, special alcohol permit for: HB 2192
Residential building capacity and housing affordability, increasing under GMA: HB 1923, SHB 1923, * E2SHB 1923, CH 348 (2019), HB 2343, SHB 2343, SB 6334, SSB 6334
Residential construction, multifamily, higher per unit impact fee for, prohibiting: SB 6388
Residential dwellings, using as boarding homes, city/county prohibition, prohibiting: HB 2890
Residential dwellings, using as boarding homes, county authority to authorize: ESHB 2890
School district employees, single/multi-family housing for, district role: SB 6512, SSB 6512
Self-help housing, development and sales, tax exemptions: HB 1168, SHB 1168, SB 5025
Self-help housing, development/sales, real estate sales excise tax exemption: * SSB 5025, CH 385 (2019)
Smoke detection devices, requirements: HB 1103, HB 2595, SHB 2595, SB 5284, SSB 5284, * E2SSB 5284, CH 455 (2019)
Students, postsecondary, housing in retirement facilities, pilot program: SB 6560, SSB 6560
Substance use disorder, persons with, recovery residence program: HB 1528
Substance use disorder, recovery residences registry and certification: SHB 1528, * 2SHB 1528, CH 264 (2019)
Tiny homes, definition: HB 1206
Tiny house communities, siting of: SB 5384, SSB 5384
Tiny house, and tiny house with wheels, definitions: SB 5382, SSB 5382, SB 5383, * ESSB 5383, CH 352 (2019)
Tiny house, tiny house with wheels, and tiny house communities, definitions: SB 5384, SSB 5384
Tiny houses, and tiny houses with wheels, siting of: SB 5383, * ESSB 5383, CH 352 (2019)
Veterans, homeless/at-risk rural, outreach and resources housing program: HB 1939
Weatherization and rehabilitation of homes, low-income, prevailing wages for: * HB 1743, CH 29 (2019), SB 5766, SSB 5766
Workforce housing, affordable, local infrastructure, sales/use tax remittance: 3SHB 1938
Workforce housing, local infrastructure investment programs to support: SB 6328, SSB 6328
Workforce or affordable housing, local infrastructure, sales/use tax remittance: HB 1938, SHB 1938, 2SHB 1938
HORSE RACING COMMISSION  HORSE RACING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also GAMBLING; GAMBLING COMMISSION; HORSES)
Salaries and expenses, removing prohibition on state payments for: HB 2213, SB 6524
HORSES  HORSES RSS Feed
               (See also ANIMALS)
Police animals, including horses, harming, class B felony when animal killed: SB 5614, ESSB 5614
Racing, wagering on, authority and requirements: HB 1992
Slaughter for human consumption, prohibiting: HB 1025
Wild horse training/holding program at CRCC, feasibility study and plan: HB 2579
HOSPITALS  HOSPITALS RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH CARE FACILITIES; MENTAL HEALTH)
Abortion, facility requirements, pain capable unborn child protection act: HB 1526
Abortion, facility requirements, reporting sterility, hospital stay, and live birth: SB 6391
Abortion, potassium chloride or digoxin for, disposal and reporting: HB 1525
Access to care, policies for, hospitals to submit: HB 1686, SHB 1686, HB 2326, SHB 2326, * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, capital improvements bonds: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Community facilities, for behavioral health care, new facility types: HB 1394, SHB 1394, * 2SHB 1394, CH 324 (2019), SB 5431, SSB 5431, 2SSB 5431
Community facilities, long-term psychiatric treatment role of: SB 5045
Community hospitals, behavioral health services capacity, grants for: SSB 5537
Community hospitals, state mental health placements to: SB 5041
Death with dignity act, policies for access, hospitals to submit: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Employees, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 1155, * SHB 1155, CH 296 (2019), HB 2181, SB 5190, SSB 5190, SB 5373, SB 6018
End-of-life care, policies for access to, hospitals to submit: HB 2326, SHB 2326
Governing bodies, provider privileges status proceedings, confidentiality: HB 1239, * SHB 1239, CH 162 (2019)
Harborview medical center, B&O tax exemption for: * SHB 2168, CH 451 (2019)
Harborview medical center, domestic violence perpetrator treatment provider training curriculum: * E2SHB 1517, CH 263 (2019)
Harborview medical center, paramedic program, simulator models use: SB 5211, SSB 5211
Health systems, transparency concerning data, practices, and services: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
Long-term care, post-release, eligibility assessment agreements with DSHS: HB 2597, SB 6275, SSB 6275, 2SSB 6275
Material changes, to hospital or hospital system, notice of: HB 1607, * SHB 1607, CH 267 (2019), HB 2170
Noncompetitive practices, whistleblower protections in cases of: HB 2172
Nonprofit hospitals, community health improvement services activities: HB 2036, ESHB 2036, SB 6594
Nurses, ARNPs, granting of privileges: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Nurses, LPNs and RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: HB 2181, SB 6018
Nurses, multistate license-holding, reporting by hospitals of number of: SSB 6209
Nurses, RNs, meal and rest breaks and overtime: SB 5344, SSB 5344
Oversight, licensing, and enforcement, evaluating and standardizing: SHB 2426, SSB 6274
Patient administrative days, claims codes for tracking: SB 6384
Physician assistants, granting of privileges: * HB 1432, CH 104 (2019), SB 5648
Providers, out-of- and in-network, requirements: HB 1065, SHB 1065, * 2SHB 1065, CH 427 (2019), HB 1215, SB 5031, SB 5699
Providers, within practice scope and care standards, care entity restrictions: HB 1608, ESHB 1608, SB 5542
Public hospital districts, commissioner compensation: SB 6046
Public hospital districts, executive sessions held by, when: SHB 1782
Public hospital districts, King county no. 2, EMTs LEOFF plan 2 service credit: HB 2902
Quality improvement committees, proceedings, confidentiality: HB 1239, * SHB 1239, CH 162 (2019)
Rate-setting, by new commission, when: HB 1693
Rural hospitals, medical assistance psychiatric per diem payments to: * HB 1534, CH 116 (2019)
Rural hospitals, small low-volume, enhanced medicaid payment to: HB 1878, HB 2729, SB 5872, SB 6354
Rural hospitals, substitute providers, medicaid managed care payment of: HB 2598, SB 6358, SSB 6358
Safety net assessment, expiration of, extending: HB 1748, SHB 1748, SB 5734, * SSB 5734, CH 318 (2019)
Safety net assessment, various provisions: HB 1748, SHB 1748, SB 5734, * SSB 5734, CH 318 (2019)
Sexual assault coordinated community response task force, establishing: SB 6158, SSB 6158
Sexual assault evidence kit collection, hospitals not performing: * HB 1016, CH 250 (2019), SB 5910
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Substance use disorders, persons presenting with, required hospital services for: SB 6311, SSB 6311, 2SSB 6311
Taxation, B&O, general service rate increase, exclusion from: SB 6492, * ESSB 6492, CH 2 (2020)
Teaching/training hospital, inpatient care, U. of Washington plan for: SSB 5516
Teaching/training hospital, inpatient care, U. of Washington report on siting of: HB 1593, SHB 1593, SB 5516