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

OCEAN WATERS AND RESOURCES  OCEAN WATERS AND RESOURCES RSS Feed
               
Floatation devices used in state waters, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated: SB 5546
Invasive species, aquatic, infractions to include transporting watercraft into state without valid documentation: SB 5702, * SSB 5702, CH 307 (2013)
Ocean acidification, coordination of certain research with geoduck aquaculture research: HB 1761
Ocean acidification, governor's blue ribbon panel on, implementing recommendations of: SB 5547
Sea grant program, University of Washington, coordination of research on geoducks with ocean acidification research: HB 1761
Sea grant program, University of Washington, promoting shellfish aquaculture research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Washington coastal marine advisory council, establishment: * ESB 5603, CH 318 (2013)
Washington marine resources advisory council, creation: * ESB 5603, CH 318 (2013)
Washington marine resources protection council, creation: SB 5547
Washington's saltwater coast, designating as state maritime heritage area: HB 2386, SB 6246
OFFICIAL STATE DESIGNATION  OFFICIAL STATE DESIGNATION RSS Feed
               
Fairs, central Washington state fair, designating as official state fair: HB 2622
Ostrea lurida, official state oyster: HB 2387, SHB 2387, SB 6145, * SSB 6145, CH 146 (2014)
Palouse falls, official state waterfall: * HB 2119, CH 41 (2014)
Sea hawk (osprey), official state raptor: HB 2802
OIL AND GAS  OIL AND GAS RSS Feed
               (See also FUELS)
Definition of "oil" or "oils," modifying for purposes of petroleum transportation and oil spill prevention and response: HB 2440, SB 6243
Fossil fuel carbon pollution tax, levying and imposing for basic education funding: HB 2803
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, B&O taxation of: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Gas distribution businesses, sales of compressed or liquefied natural gas for transportation use, public utility tax exemption: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Landfill gas, companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using, sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment used by: SB 6215, SSB 6215, 2SSB 6215
Natural gas infrastructure, in rural or underserved areas, authorizing gas company recovery of investments: HB 2177
Natural gas infrastructure, in rural or underserved areas, process for innovative proposals for: ESHB 2177
Natural gas or propane used by mint growers and processors to distill mint oil, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5862, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Natural gas or propane used to heat greenhouses, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1722
Natural gas, compressed or liquefied, various excise taxation provisions concerning use as transportation fuel: HB 2753, SHB 2753, SB 6440, * ESSB 6440, CH 216 (2014)
Natural gas, main extension tariffs of gas companies, requirements: ESHB 2177
Natural gas, rural Washington natural gas access and investment account, creating to provide infrastructure project funding: HB 2101
Oil and hazardous materials transportation, safety measures for tank rail cars, requesting that Congress implement: SJM 8015
Oil spill administration tax, modifying provisions: SB 6567, SSB 6567, SB 6576
Oil spill response tax, modifying provisions: SB 6567, SSB 6567, SB 6576
Oil spill response tax, modifying provisions to include liquid bulk crude oil: SB 6582
Oil transportation safety act: SB 6262
Oil, crude oil and refined petroleum, measures to ensure safety when transporting: HB 2347, SHB 2347, E2SHB 2347, SB 6262
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, measures to increase safety of transport of: SB 6582
Oil, liquid bulk crude oil, transportation by rail, studying: SB 6582
Oil, used, best management practices for dealing with PCB contamination at public recycling collection sites: HB 2745, * ESB 6501, CH 173 (2014)
Petroleum businesses, imposing privilege tax: SB 5756
Petroleum, underground storage tanks, sunshine committee recommendations concerning disclosure of proprietary reports: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5169, SSB 5169
Property taxes, exemption for certain oil and gas reserves and leases on development and operation rights: HB 1856, SHB 1856
Severance of oil and gas, imposing excise tax on producers, with related exemption and credit: HB 1856, SHB 1856
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
Spill prevention and response, concerning safety of oil and hazardous material transportation in state: E2SSB 6524
Spill prevention and response, concerning safety of oil transportation in state: SB 6576
Transportation, studying railcar oil spill response and recovery: SB 6576
ONLINE LEARNING, OFFICE  ONLINE LEARNING, OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Public schools, online learning in, office role: HB 1423, SHB 1423, SB 5667
OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS  OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS RSS Feed
               
Agency governing bodies, member open public meetings training requirements: HB 2121, SHB 2121, * ESB 5964, CH 66 (2014), SSB 5964
Collective bargaining, public employee contract negotiations to be open public meetings: SB 6183
County legislative authorities, meetings, holding outside county seat: EHB 1013, SB 5260
Executive session meetings, closed, recording of, including requirements and disclosure exemption: HB 1714
Open government trainings act, requiring open public meetings and public records training: HB 2121, SHB 2121, * ESB 5964, CH 66 (2014), SSB 5964
Public agencies with governing bodies, posting agendas online prior to meetings: HB 2105, * SHB 2105, CH 61 (2014)
Public comment and meeting materials, providing agency flexibility in handling: HB 1197
Public officials and employees, public records and meetings training programs, implementation: HB 1198, SHB 1198
Training concerning open public meetings, attorney general role: HB 1714
OUTDOOR RECREATION  OUTDOOR RECREATION RSS Feed
               (See also PARKS; PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION; PUBLIC LANDS; RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE)
Day-use permit, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Day-use permit, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Day-use permit, making permit voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Day-use permit, modifying cost provisions: SHB 1935
Day-use permit, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, bulk sales at reduced rate in certain cases: SHB 1935, SSB 5289, SSB 5653, SB 5897, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, complimentary pass for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Discover pass, complimentary pass for department of fish and wildlife customers spending certain amount: HB 2199
Discover pass, complimentary, for spouses doing collective agency-sanctioned volunteer work: SHB 1935, ESB 5097
Discover pass, discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Discover pass, discount when purchased with certain hunting and fishing licenses, etc.: SB 5289
Discover pass, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Discover pass, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Discover pass, making pass voluntary and modifying additional provisions: SB 6293
Discover pass, purchase option when applying for vehicle registration, procedures: SB 5266
Discover pass, requirements exemption for off-road vehicles with valid off-road vehicle decal: SSB 5391
Discover pass, requirements exemption for off-road vehicles with valid off-road vehicle permit: HB 1755, SB 5391
Discover pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Discover pass, to be required for operating motor vehicle on any recreation site or lands: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Firearms, laws and ordinances restricting possession in parks or recreational facilities, authority of municipalities to enact: SB 5739
Floatation devices used in state waters, requiring that polystyrene foam be encapsulated: SB 5546
Lands purchased by nonprofit organization with public funds, recreation requirements: SB 5057
Lands, real property, state agency funding or reimbursement for fee simple acquisition, ensuring public recreational access: SSB 5057
Milwaukee Road corridor, parks and recreation commission authority to manage as recreation trail: * HB 2225, CH 43 (2014), SB 6036
Mt. Everest, 1963 American expedition, celebrating 50th anniversary: * HR 4650 (2013), * SR 8655 (2013)
Natural resources and recreation law enforcement, merging department of natural resources officers with department of fish and wildlife enforcement: HB 1849
Off-road vehicles, increasing recreation opportunities for: HB 1632, * ESHB 1632, CH 23 (2013), SB 5513
Private property, recreational access, encouraging landowners to allow: HB 2243, SB 6508
Private property, recreational access, revising landowner liability provisions to encourage: HB 2150, SHB 2150, HB 2243, SB 6508
Public lands, recreation access, access to body of water by way of public land: HB 2342
Public lands, recreation access, ensuring no net loss of public recreational opportunities on lands managed by departments of fish and wildlife and natural resources: SB 5907
Public lands, recreation access, expanding definition of public recreational access: HB 2273
Public lands, recreation access, increasing law enforcement presence on recreational lands managed by department of natural resources: SB 5906, SSB 5906
Public lands, recreation access, maintaining or increasing for lands managed by department of natural resources: SSB 5906
Public lands, recreation access, private sector entities to manage state camping areas: SB 6293
Public lands, recreation access, prohibiting mandatory fee or permit for access or parking: SB 6293
Recreation access pass account, depositing certain moneys into: HB 2707, SB 6260
Recreation lands, acquisition by state: SB 5054, SSB 5054, SB 6052, ESSB 6052
Recreational and parks land, county use of certain property tax levies for maintenance and operation, conditions: SB 6076, ESSB 6076
Recreational vessels, large, removing certain sales and use tax disincentives for resident and nonresident owners: HB 1927, SB 5817
Recreational vessels, operation under influence of THC or other drug: HB 2503, SHB 2503, SB 6014, * SSB 6014, CH 132 (2014)
Ski area conveyances, safety program, revising provisions: HB 2227, * SB 6035, CH 133 (2014)
Snowmobiles, special parking permits for winter recreational areas, snowmobile advisory committee to determine fee for issuance in certain cases: SB 5889
State parks and recreation centennial act, provisions concerning funding, access, and the parks and recreation commission: HB 1935, SHB 1935, SB 5657
Trails, accessible for recreational use, coordinated state-led effort: HB 2151, * ESHB 2151, CH 114 (2014)
Trails, official recreational trail policy, certain agencies to implement: HB 2151, * ESHB 2151, CH 114 (2014)
Vehicle access pass, failure to display properly, removing penalty reduction for: SB 6378
Vehicle access pass, failure to display properly, waiving of penalty by court: HB 2156
Vehicle access pass, requiring for motor vehicle operation, exempting certain agency-managed roads: SHB 1935, SB 5289, SSB 5289, * ESSB 5897, CH 15 (2013)
Vehicle access pass, use for department of natural resources recreation sites access: SB 5080
Veterans with disabilities, complimentary discover pass: SB 5319
Veterans with disabilities, discover pass discount: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Washington state, celebrating outdoor recreation in: * SR 8609 (2013)