Bills by Topic Results

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

               (See also TITLE ONLY BILLS)
Alexis Stuth act, concerning placement of child with relative(s) in dependency proceedings: SB 5762
Apple a day act of 2014, competitive equipment assistance grant program to enhance student nutrition: HB 2410, SHB 2410
Braden and Charlie Powell act of 2013, prohibiting child custody award to suspect in active homicide investigation: SB 5162, SSB 5162
Business license center act, renaming as business licensing service act: HB 1568, * SHB 1568, CH 144 (2013)
Collection agency act, amending: HB 1031
Constitutional currency restoration act, use of gold and silver as legal tender: HB 2542
Consumer loan act, technical corrections and licensing and enforcement revisions: HB 1326, * SB 5207, CH 29 (2013)
Debt settlement services act, licensing of persons providing services: HB 2670
Debt settlement services act, registration of persons providing services: HB 2142
Digital world privacy rights act, individual's right to retain control of digital information: HB 2180
Dylan's law, requiring person with knowledge of location of human remains to report to law enforcement: HB 1980
Early start act, aligning early learning and child care: HB 2377, SHB 2377, E2SHB 2377, SB 6127, SSB 6127
Elected official retirement savings plan act: SB 6305, SSB 6305
Employee fair classification act, improving compliance with wage-related laws: HB 1440, SHB 1440, 2SHB 1440, HB 2334, SB 5526
Employer responsibility for medical assistance costs of employees act of 2014: HB 2588
Employment security act, amending corporate officer unemployment benefit provisions: SB 5227, * SSB 5227, CH 250 (2013)
Eve Uphold act, child fatality reviews and committees: SHB 2165
Facilities naming act, naming rights for government facilities: HB 1050
Fair debt buyers practices act, consumer loan and credit account collections: HB 1069
Family and medical leave insurance act, repealing: SB 5159
Family and medical leave insurance act, repealing if not funded: ESB 5903
Family second chances act, encouraging reconciliation and nonadversarial approaches to dissolution of marriage: SB 5614
Flood hazard reduction act of 2014: HB 2356
Fourth Amendment protection act, refusing aid in certain cases to federal agencies collecting electronic data in state: HB 2272
Give fish a chance act, using suction dredge for prospecting and requiring mineral prospecting and mining permit: HB 2579
Graham Hazzard act, information for early learning licensure applicants about child care safe sleep practices: SHB 2695
Growth management act, repealing: HB 1167
Health benefit exchange grace period act, continuity of care during grace periods: HB 2571, SB 6016
Hire our heroes tax credit program, providing business and occupation tax credit for businesses hiring veterans: SB 5812
Ike act, participation in extracurricular activities by students with disabilities: SB 5172
Insurer holding company act, concerning financial solvency of insurance companies: HB 2461, SB 6391
Insurer state of entry model act, adopting: HB 1402, SHB 1402, SB 5489
International commercial arbitration act: HB 2169
Invest in Washington act, certain business and occupation tax credits to be used for new job creation and capital investment: SSB 6515
Jennifer Paulson stalking protection order act: * ESHB 1383, CH 84 (2013)
Judicial election reform act, providing public funding for supreme court campaigns: HB 2525
Kelsey Smith act, providing wireless communications call location information to law enforcement responding to emergency: HB 1897, SHB 1897
Kids first act, prioritizing state revenue growth for education: SSB 5881
Local control over marijuana commerce act: HB 2510
Local control over marijuana use and possession act: HB 2509
Mail in ballot deadline act: HB 2561
Oil transportation safety act: SB 6262
Open government trainings act, requiring open public meetings and public records training: HB 2121, SHB 2121, * ESB 5964, CH 66 (2014), SSB 5964
Parental notification of abortion act: SB 5156, SSB 5156
Pension poacher prevention act, preserving integrity of veterans' benefit-related services: HB 2390, * SB 6208, CH 67 (2014)
Professional compensation parity act, accommodating indigent clients through sliding fee schedule and legal requirements: SB 5845
Protect the initiative act, initiative to the legislature: SI 517, HI 517
Public employee defined contribution retirement plan act, creating Washington public employees' savings plan: SB 5851, ESSB 5851, SB 5856
Real hope act, state need grant eligibility for certain immigrant students with deferred action for childhood arrival status: * SB 6523, CH 1 (2014)
Regulatory fairness act of 2013, controlling state agency regulatory rule making: HB 1162
Regulatory freedom and accountability act, controlling state agency rule making: HB 1163
Restitution first act, improving system of legal financial obligations: HB 2751
Ric Smith memorial act, medical use of cannabis: HB 1084
Risk management and solvency assessment act, concerning financial solvency of insurance companies: HB 2461, SHB 2461, SB 6391, SSB 6391
Safer schools act of 2013, authorizing permanent employees to possess firearms on school grounds in some cases: HB 1788
Small consumer loan installment loan act, regulating payday loans: HB 1657, SB 5312, ESSB 5312
Small rechargeable battery stewardship act: HB 1364, SB 5457
Spill prevention and response act, concerning safety of oil and hazardous material transportation in state: SB 6524, SSB 6524
Spill prevention and response act, concerning the safety of liquid bulk crude oil transport: SB 6582
Stalking protection order act: HB 1383, SB 5452
Standard of care protection act, protecting state's standard of care for medical malpractice: HB 2419, SB 6173
Start-up Washington act, growth and development of start-up businesses: HB 2052
State bar act, repealing and recodifying: HB 1335
State employment disability parity act, increasing hiring of persons with disabilities by state agencies: HB 2450, SB 6329
State parks and recreation centennial act, provisions concerning funding, access, and the parks and recreation commission: HB 1935, SHB 1935, SB 5657
Tax exemption transparency and accountability act, creating tax expenditure budget requirement: HB 2721, SB 6477
Taxpayer funded lobbying reform act, prohibiting lobbying by state agencies: HB 1093
Taxpayer protection act, concerning outsourcing agency services to private sector or nonprofit: HB 2743, SHB 2743, 2SHB 2743, SB 6548
Transfer of public lands act, transfer of title to public lands in state by U.S. government: HB 2268
Tuition assistance program for Washingtonians' education act: SHB 1725
Uniform collaborative law act, requirements for collaborative law participation agreements: HB 1116, * SHB 1116, CH 119 (2013)
Uniform controlled substances act, amending controlled substance prescription provisions: HB 1155, SHB 1155, SB 5416, * SSB 5416, CH 276 (2013)
Uniform correction or clarification of defamation act: HB 1406, * ESB 5236, CH 294 (2013)
Uniform debt management services act, including services provider registration: HB 1340
Uniform interstate family support act, revising to include foreign support orders: HB 1118
Uniform power of attorney act, including power of attorney statutes and repeal of chapter 11.94 RCW: SB 6353
Valid voter signature protection act, prohibiting rejection of a valid petition signature: SB 5505, SSB 5505
Washington business corporation act, amending dissenters' rights provisions: * HB 1148, CH 97 (2013)
Washington commercial bank act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Washington cosmetologists, barbers, manicurists, and estheticians act, adding hair designers to title of act: HB 2512, ESHB 2512, SB 6357
Washington jobs act of 2014, crowdfunding for certain small securities offerings: * ESHB 2023, CH 144 (2014)
Washington jobs assistance act, prohibiting employers from asking about or using nonconviction information: HB 2545
Washington savings association act, renaming RCW Title 33 as: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Washington savings bank act, renaming RCW Title 32 as: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Washington state energy freedom act, prohibiting state agency regulation of greenhouse gas emissions without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Washington state firearms ammunition, parts, and accessories jobs act: HB 2020
Washington state firearms freedom act of 2013: HB 1371
Washington state freedom of travel act, prosecuting acts of official oppression by federal public servants: HB 1454
Washington state gun and ammunition sales tax exemption act: HB 2529
Washington state health care freedom act of 2013, prohibiting required participation in a health care system: HB 1168
Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act: HB 2476
Washington state life at conception act, declaring that right to life begins at conception: HB 1259
Washington state medical use of cannabis act, revising and renaming: HB 2149, SHB 2149, E2SHB 2149
Washington state patient safety act, hospital nursing staffing practices: HB 1095, SHB 1095
Washington state preservation of liberty act, prohibiting investigations or cooperation with detainment under the national defense authorization act: HB 1581, SB 5511
Washington state renewable energy space heating act, using densified biomass wood fuel and associated heating appliances: SB 5555
Washington trust institutions act: HB 2141, * SB 6135, CH 37 (2014)
Washington uniform real property transfer on death act: HB 1117, * 2ESHB 1117, CH 58 (2014)
Washington voting rights act of 2013, enacting: HB 1413, SHB 1413, SB 5473
Water banking best practices act: HB 2760, SB 6533
Workers' recovery act, removing age barriers with regard to structured settlement agreements: 2ESSB 5127
Working waterfront redevelopment jobs act: SB 5545
Wynn Loiland act, extending health insurance access to certain LEOFF plan 2 members catastrophically disabled in line of duty: * SHB 1868, CH 287 (2013)
Young voter registration equality act, motor voter preregistration for persons age sixteen and seventeen: EHB 1279, ESHB 1279, SB 5270
               (See also OUTDOOR RECREATION; PUBLIC LANDS)
Adaptive management program, institute of public policy to study and make recommendations: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Aircraft systems, public unmanned, use by department for firefighting and fire prevention purposes: SSB 6172
Applications submitted to department, requiring prompt action: HB 1163, HB 1236, SB 5821
Board of natural resources, land management, board consideration of economic development: HB 1111
Board of natural resources, rule making by board, requirement for specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1163
Board of natural resources, state land divestiture plan, board to implement: HB 1111
Community forest land trust, purchase of land by department for trust to help protect Yakima river basin: * 2SSB 5367, CH 11 (2013)
Community forest trust account, creation, department role: HB 2126, SHB 2126, SB 5973, SSB 5973, * 2SSB 5973, CH 32 (2014)
Community forest trust program, expanding public recreational access: HB 2273
Day-use permit, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, making permit voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Day-use permit, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Digital cross-system infrastructure maps, creating and using for state economic development prioritizing, department role: HB 1819, ESHB 1819
Discover pass, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935
Discover pass, complimentary, for spouses doing collective agency-sanctioned volunteer work: SHB 1935, ESB 5097
Discover pass, making pass voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Discover pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Enforcement, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands managed by department: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Enforcement, merging department officers with department of fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Environmental justice, department efforts concerning disproportionately adverse health and environmental impacts on low-income and minority populations: HB 1434
Fire protection, statewide special benefit charge, department role: SB 5286
Floating houses, on aquatic land in harbor area for residential use, authorizing, department role: SB 6185
Forest and fish support account, distributions to and use of funds from: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Forest harvest excise tax, distributing proceeds through various accounts: HB 2747, SB 6478, ESSB 6478
Forest practices applications, denials of, restrictions and procedures when archaeological object is present: HB 1223
Geoduck harvest safety committee, establishment by department: SHB 1764, * 2SHB 1764, CH 204 (2013)
Geoduck safety advisory committee, establishment by department: HB 1764, SB 5665
Investigators for department, granting general law enforcement authority: HB 1399, ESHB 1399
Land, habitat, process for acquisition by department: SB 5054, SSB 5054
Lands and their resources, coordinated state and local management, department role: HB 1163
Lands managed by department, closed, access by Indian tribes with federally recognized hunting rights in spite of closure: HB 1495, SHB 1495
Lands managed by department, department authority to enter into cooperative agreements: HB 1244, SHB 1244, SB 5634, * SSB 5634, CH 15 (2013)
Lands managed by department, exempting certain roads from motor vehicle operation day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass requirement: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Lands managed by department, recreation access, ensuring no net loss of public recreational opportunities: SB 5907
Lands managed by department, recreation access, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Lands managed by department, recreation access, maintaining or increasing: SSB 5906
Lands managed by department, recreation access, removing penalty reduction for failure to display day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass: SB 6378
Lands managed by department, recreation access, use of vehicle access pass: SB 5080
Lands managed by department, recreation access, waiving penalty for failure to display day-use permit, discover pass, or vehicle access pass: HB 2156
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements and department role: SB 5057
Lands, department-purchased, retaining water rights for later transfer to local economy trust water account: SB 5219, SSB 5219, E2SSB 5219
Lands, real property, department funding or reimbursement for fee simple acquisition, ensuring public recreational access: SSB 5057
Lands, recreational access or parking, prohibiting department from requiring fee or permit: SB 6293
Marine areas redevelopment and restoration projects, requirements for permit review and approval process eligibility, department role: SB 5545
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence, department administrative authority: HB 1384
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Real property, acquisition by department for certain purposes, procedures: SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Real property, surplus governmental, selling or leasing by department for affordable low-income housing: HB 1563, SHB 1563, E2SHB 1563, SB 5598, SSB 5598
Sediment from rivers, management strategies, demonstration projects to test, department role: ESB 6549
Seismic scenario catalog, state geologist to improve and update for manufacturing industrial centers: HB 2580, SHB 2580
Small forest landowners, department to monitor harvests conducted by and report on negatively impacted streams: HB 1600
Small forest landowners, prohibiting participation in forestry riparian easement program when conducting certain harvests: HB 1600
State land divestiture plan, department to develop and board to implement: HB 1111
Timber sale program, modifying expiration dates: HB 1243, * SB 5337, CH 255 (2013)
Timber tax distribution account, distribution of funds from: ESSB 6478
Timber tax distribution account, distribution of funds from, reporting and audit requirements: HB 2747, SB 6478
Trails, official recreational trail policy, department to develop and implement: HB 2151, * ESHB 2151, CH 114 (2014)
Transportation projects, environmental and compensatory mitigation, restricting imposition by permitting agency of land acquisition requirements: HB 2095
Transportation projects, environmental review and permitting, reforming to expedite projects through streamlined environmental decision making, department role: HB 1978, ESHB 1978, HB 2070, SHB 2070, SB 6051
Vehicle access pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain department-managed roads: SHB 1935, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Vehicle access pass, use for department recreation sites access: SB 5080
Vessel inspections, in connection with derelict vessel removal program, department role: HB 2457, SHB 2457, * 2SHB 2457, CH 195 (2014)
Vessel turn-in program, department to develop and administer: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Vessels, publicly owned, transfer by department: HB 1245, * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013), SB 5663, ESSB 5663
Working waterfront redevelopment jobs act, department role: SB 5545
Independent contractors in news business, employment status for minimum wage and unemployment and worker's compensation purposes: HB 1659, * SB 5476, CH 141 (2013)
Newspapers, monthly, business and occupation tax relief for: HB 2766
Newspapers, sales and use tax exemptions, limiting eligibility: SB 5041
Radio and television broadcasting, modifying business and occupation tax provisions: SB 5041
Uniform correction or clarification of defamation act: HB 1406, * ESB 5236, CH 294 (2013)
Agricultural employees, vanpool programs for, allowing nonprofit corporations to provide: HB 2604, SHB 2604
Arts organizations, nonprofit arts organization liquor license, expanding definition of eligible organizations: SB 6316
Athletic facility grants, eligibility for grants as joint application with city, county, or metropolitan park district: SHB 1187
Conviction records requested by organization, fees for dissemination by state patrol: HB 2138
Cooperative finance organizations providing utility services, certain loan amounts received by, deduction from business and occupation tax: * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Cooperative finance organizations providing utility services, certain loan amounts received by, exemption from business and occupation tax: HB 1272, SB 5154
Culinary arts training educational institutions, culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement, creating: HB 1805
Debt adjusters, nonprofit, defining "fair share" paid by creditor: HB 1572, SB 5338
Debt adjusters, stakeholder group to discuss compensation, including "fair share": ESSB 5338
Debt adjusting services, nonprofit, licensing and regulation: HB 1491, SB 5527
Dues and initiation fees for certain organizations, business and occupation tax deduction: SB 5041
Education service providers, nonprofit, when contracted with charter school, business and occupation tax exemptions: SB 5863
Educational or recreational early learning programming for school-aged children, requirements for entities providing: * HB 1547, CH 130 (2013)
Fairs, nonprofit fair associations, modifying property tax exemption provisions: HB 1550, SB 5078, SSB 5078, * E2SSB 5078, CH 212 (2013)
Flame retardants, limiting presence in certain products, exemption for nonprofits in certain cases: SB 5984, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Fraternal benefit societies, exemption from taxation: SB 5041
Fund-raising activity, certain personal property purchased or received as prize from organization as part of, use tax exemption: SSB 5865, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Fund-raising activity, personal property purchases from organization as part of, use tax exemption: SB 5865
Gun clubs, nonprofit, clay targets purchased and provided by, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5831, SSB 5831, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Independent Colleges of Washington, commending: * HR 4611 (2013), * SR 8644 (2013)
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements: SB 5057
Natural resources, department of, cooperative agreements with nonprofit organizations to benefit department-managed lands: HB 1244, SHB 1244, SB 5634, * SSB 5634, CH 15 (2013)
Paint stewardship program, formation of nonprofit paint stewardship organization: HB 1579, SHB 1579, SB 5424
Patient services or sales of drugs by prescription by nonprofit organization, repealing business and occupation tax exemption: SB 5041
Prevailing wage requirements, exemption for public works performed by nonprofit organizations: SB 6525
Property tax exemption, property leased by organization providing job training and related services: HB 2193, SB 6000
Property, tax-exempt, using for nonexempt purposes: HB 2345, * SB 6405, CH 99 (2014)
Raffles, enhanced, authorizing nonprofit organizations serving persons with intellectual disabilities to conduct: HB 1835, SHB 1835, SB 5723, * ESSB 5723, CH 310 (2013)
Religious, modifying property tax exemptions for nonprofit religious organizations: HB 1215, SB 5740
Renewable energy system cost recovery program, to include certain solar energy systems on nonprofit organization property: SHB 1105
Scholarship organizations, education investment tax credit program for contributions to: HB 2063
Scholarships offered by nonprofits, available to children and spouses of certain injured workers, information provided by department of labor and industries: * HB 1863, CH 134 (2013)
Science or technology center, zoo, and aquarium facilities, competitive grant program for nonprofits for acquiring or constructing: HB 1405, SB 5146, SSB 5146
Senior centers, senior center liquor license: HB 1063, * SB 5310, CH 78 (2014)
Small business incubators, nonprofit, property tax exemption in certain cases: EHB 2447
Students, struggling, contracting with nonprofit community-based organization for evidence-based support services: SB 6535
USO, congratulating United Services Organizations (USO) on its welcome center at Portland International Airport: * HR 4647 (2013)
Washington state parks foundation, membership and duties: HB 1530, SHB 1530, SHB 1935, SB 5653, SSB 5653, SB 5897
Workforce housing, affordable, use of certain lodging tax revenues for grants or loans to nonprofit organizations: HB 1695, SHB 1695, HB 2650, SHB 2650, SB 5741, SSB 5741