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

RAILROADS  RAILROADS RSS Feed
               
Safety, railroads and rail fixed guideway systems, duties and authority of UTC, expanding: HB 1418, ESHB 1418
Workers, family and medical leave and related employment protections for: SB 5065, ESSB 5065
Workers, safe leave act for Washington railroad workers: SB 5065, ESSB 5065
REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY  REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; BOUNDARIES; HOMES AND HOUSING; LOANS; MAPS AND MAPPING; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - PROPERTY; TAXES - REAL ESTATE SALES EXCISE)
Brokers, license renewals, continuing education, to include fair housing education/unfair practices prevention: SB 5378, * SSB 5378, CH 288 (2021)
Brokers, payment of commissions by firms/brokers to, requirements and violations: SB 5050
Commissions, payment by firms/brokers to their brokers, requirements and violations: SB 5050
Common interest communities, foreclosure of lien on unit for owner unpaid assessments, when: * EHB 1482 (2021)
Dampers, fire and/or smoke, inspection/testing of, alternative to certain contractors/engineers for: SB 5360
Deeds of trust, surcharge for recording of, delaying expiration of: * HB 1104, CH 31 (2021)
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, as void, striking of: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, city/county review/notices of: HB 1335
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, grant program for identifying: SHB 1335
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, identifying of: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, realtor notice to purchaser: SHB 1335
Deeds/covenants, existing, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, seller notice to purchaser: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Disclosure statement, high-speed internet access availability disclosure in: HB 1064, * SHB 1064, CH 25 (2021)
Flipping, offering for sale within 12 months of purchase, electrical license/certified electrician for electrical work: * SSB 5267, CH 51 (2021)
Flipping, offering for sale within 12 months of purchase, telecommunications contractor license for work when: * SSB 5267, CH 51 (2021)
Flipping, offering for sale within 24 months of purchase, electrical license/certified electrician for electrical work: SB 5267
Flipping, offering for sale within 24 months of purchase, telecommunications contractor license for work when: SB 5267
Foreclosure, assistance provisions of foreclosure fairness act, temporary expansion of applicability: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Foreclosure, beneficiaries, mediation participation and fee remittance by, expanding: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Foreclosure, foreclosure mediation program and federally insured depository institutions: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Foreclosure, preventing, and addressing racial inequities, via estate tax revenues: HB 1465
Foreclosure, protections, penalties for delinquent property taxes, eliminating: HB 1410
Foreclosure, protections, penalties for delinquent property taxes, eliminating, when: * ESHB 1410 (2021)
Homes, single-family with children home-/private-schooled, state/local enrichment property tax levies exemption: SB 5257
Homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of residential property, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SJR 8206
Homesteads, exemption in bankruptcy proceedings, amount and application of: SB 5408, * ESSB 5408, CH 290 (2021)
Mortgage lending fraud prosecution account, delaying expirations of account and surcharge deposited in: * HB 1104, CH 31 (2021)
Mortgage loan originators, with loan agency, working from own residence: * SB 5077, CH 15 (2021)
Public property, surplus, intergovernmental disposition of, "affordable housing" for purposes of: HB 1511
Real property, sales under execution, electronic media use for: * EHB 1271, CH 122 (2021)
Recording standards for documents, uniform, and recording standards commission: * SB 5019, CH 137 (2021)
Residential property, antidisplacement state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of: HB 1494, SHB 1494
Residential property, homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SJR 8206
Sales of long-term real property assets, capital gains realized from, imposing capital gains tax on: HB 1496
Smoke control systems, inspection/testing of, alternative to certain contractors/engineers for: SB 5360
State lands, state lands development authorities, authorizing formation of: HB 1173, SHB 1173, 2SHB 1173
Titles, registrars of, duties required by repeal of chapter 65.12 RCW: HB 1376
Titles, registry system for, repealing chapter 65.12 RCW: HB 1376
Titles, registry system for, withdrawal from and discontinuation of, including notice concerning: HB 1376
Uniform real property electronic recording act, repealing as title and revising chapter: * SB 5019, CH 137 (2021)
RECORDS  RECORDS RSS Feed
               (See also ARCHIVES; AUDITORS AND AUDITING; CONSUMER PROTECTION; CORPORATIONS; JUVENILES AND JUVENILE COURT; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY)
Data backup/disaster recovery, executive state agencies to review and report concerning their practices: SB 5474
Data breaches, digital data breach reimbursement claims program, creating: SB 5462
Data breaches, state digital data breach account, creating: SB 5462
Data, personal, making sales of/exchanging for consideration, persons engaged in business of, B&O tax on: HB 1303
Data, personal, regarding public health emergency, privacy in private and public sectors: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Data, personal, state agency sale to third party of, prohibiting: HB 1552
Disclosure, exemptions, broadband service plans submitted to statewide broadband office: SB 5383, SSB 5383, * 2SSB 5383 (2021)
Disclosure, exemptions, child victims/witnesses of crimes, identifying information: HB 1024, HB 1041, ESHB 1041, HB 1408
Disclosure, exemptions, child victims/witnesses of crimes, voice as identifying information: HB 1024, HB 1408
Disclosure, exemptions, concealed pistol licenses/license denial notices/related documents: SB 5095
Disclosure, exemptions, COVID-19 health data: HB 1127, SHB 1127, * 2SHB 1127 (2021)
Disclosure, exemptions, disease/notifiable condition/public health threat personal identifying information: HB 1328
Disclosure, exemptions, elections security information and continuity of operations plan: HB 1068, * ESHB 1068, CH 26 (2021)
Disclosure, exemptions, food supply contaminant monitoring by DOH, federal FDA information related to: * SB 5303, CH 99 (2021)
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information submitted to public institutions/health agencies for contact tracing: SB 5113
Disclosure, exemptions, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1024, HB 1041, ESHB 1041
Driving records, releasing to various persons and entities, when: SB 5152, * SSB 5152, CH 93 (2021)
Internet activity, secret surveillance scores based on, information gathering for, requirements: SB 5108
Owners, of motor vehicles/vessels, list/identity information, furnished to certain entities for certain purposes: SB 5152, * SSB 5152, CH 93 (2021)
Personal data, businesses controlling/processing, Washington privacy act: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Personal data, state agency sale to third party of, prohibiting: HB 1552
Personal information, captured biometric, people's privacy act provisions concerning: HB 1433
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, individual's rights and opt-in consent for: HB 1433
Personal information, digital data breach reimbursement claims program, creating: SB 5462
Personal information, state digital data breach account, creating: SB 5462
Public records, charges for providing, state agency revision of, legislative approval in advance: SB 5208
Reports and records, various, disclosure and confidentiality provisions: SB 5098
Sunshine committee, recommendations of: HB 1024, HB 1041, ESHB 1041
RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE  RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Fishing and shellfishing opportunity grant program, creating, office role: HB 1431, SHB 1431
Invasive species council, expiration of, extending: * SB 5063, CH 177 (2021)
REDISTRICTING COMMISSION  REDISTRICTING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Governor, election by county and electoral votes, commission role: HB 1014
RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS  RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR)
Apostasy, foreign country death penalty for, protection in child custody determinations against: * HB 1042, CH 23 (2021)
Belief or practice, sincerely held, foreign country death penalty for, protection in child custody determinations against: * HB 1042, CH 23 (2021)
Brown, Bishop Leo Charles, Jr., service, life, and achievements of, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4617 (2021)
Christian Science treatment, abuse/neglect exemption references, removing: HB 1048
Churches, restricting access due to declining to comply with health-related measures, prohibiting: HB 1305, HB 1317
Health care faith-based practices, abuse/neglect exemption, when: HB 1048
Immunization, requiring for COVID in spite of religious objections, prohibiting: SB 5144
Immunization, right to decline based on religious objections: HB 1006, HB 1065
Institutions and venues, religious and sectarian, "open safe, open now" plan Phase 3 regulations capacity limits: HB 1553, SB 5473
Organizations, reopening/resuming at phase 2 of pandemic Roadmap to Recovery plan: HB 1321, SB 5114
Real estate deeds/covenants, religious/racial restrictions against protected classes in, identifying/disclosing/striking: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Schooling, applying state funding to religious instruction etc., constitutional amendment to remove prohibition: HJR 4206
Vaccination, requiring for COVID in spite of religious objections, prohibiting: SB 5144
Vaccination, right to decline based on religious objections: HB 1006, HB 1065
Victims, non-hate crime offenses, aggravating circumstance if defendant motivated by biased perception: HB 1071
RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS RSS Feed
               
Benefits, state systems, impact of COVID-related expenditure reductions on: * SB 5021, CH 12 (2021)
Inactive state system accounts, closing of and refunding balances in: * SB 5367, CH 189 (2021), SB 5369
LEOFF, plan 1, disability boards, providing members with documentation of covered medical services: SB 5336
LEOFF, plan 1, merging assets/liabilities/membership with TRS plan 1 to form merged LEOFF 1/TRS 1 plan: SB 5453
LEOFF, plan 2, benefit enhancements, local LEOFF retirement system benefits improvement account balance transfer for: SB 5453
PERS, opting out of membership when new hire age 60 or older: SB 5352
PERS, plan 1, monthly benefit from, increasing: HB 1565
SERS, opting out of membership when new hire age 60 or older: SB 5352
SERS, plans 2 and 3, early retirement during COVID-19 pandemic: HB 1032
Service credit, state systems, impact of COVID-related expenditure reductions on: * SB 5021, CH 12 (2021)
Teachers and educational staff associates, merged LEOFF 1/TRS 1 plan membership: SB 5453
TRS, opting out of membership when new hire age 60 or older: SB 5352
TRS, plan 1, merging assets/liabilities/membership with LEOFF plan 1 to form merged LEOFF 1/TRS 1 plan: SB 5453
TRS, plan 1, monthly benefit from, increasing: HB 1565
TRS, plans 2 and 3, early retirement during COVID-19 pandemic: HB 1032
TRS, retired or disabled school employees under, PEBB medical/dental plans: HB 1040
WSPRS, military service credit, "index" for purposes of, modifying: * SB 5296, CH 98 (2021)
RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT  RETIREMENT SYSTEMS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Accounts, inactive state retirement system, closing of and refunding balances in, DRS role: * SB 5367, CH 189 (2021), SB 5369
REVENUE, DEPARTMENT  REVENUE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
COVID-19 pandemic, creating recovery rebate account for related remittances to low-income persons: HB 1334
Tax exemption report by department, updating and modernizing: SB 5216
REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON  REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               (See also INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM)
Cannabis, replacing "marijuana" with "cannabis" throughout RCW: HB 1210, SHB 1210
Electronic version of RCW, reformatting of, indenting to indicate subsection/subparagraph levels: HB 1230
Environmental health and safety, reorganization/recodification in 2020 for, RCW citation corrections due to: * EHB 1192, CH 65 (2021)
Gender neutral language, code improvement for, repealing obsolete section requiring: * EHB 1192, CH 65 (2021)
Obsolete language, removing from RCW: * EHB 1192, CH 65 (2021)
State agencies/departments, as new statutory state spending programs, expiration date requirement: HB 1177
Technical corrections, making various: * EHB 1192, CH 65 (2021)
RIVERS AND STREAMS  RIVERS AND STREAMS RSS Feed
               (See also BOATS AND BOATING; FISHING; HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT)
Columbia river basin project, groundwaters from, agreements for, area/subarea establishment prior to: SB 5230, * SSB 5230, CH 185 (2021)
Columbia river, navigation channel maintenance/improvements, by U.S. army corps of engineers, requirements exemption, when: * SHB 1193 (2021), SSB 5125
Dredged materials, disposal of, at site used for federal navigation channel projects/activities site: HB 1193, SB 5125
Navigation channel maintenance/improvements on Columbia river, by U.S. army corps of engineers, requirements exemption, when: * SHB 1193 (2021)
Navigation channel maintenance/improvements, federal, permit/review requirements, removing various: HB 1193, SB 5125
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS RSS Feed
               (See also BICYCLES; MOTOR VEHICLES; TRAFFIC; TRANSPORTATION; TRANSPORTATION, DEPARTMENT)
Bicycles, electric-assisted, use on roads closed to motor vehicles, determining where and which bicycle classes: * ESSB 5452, CH 191 (2021)
Bicycles, electric-assisted, use on roads closed to motor vehicles, when: SB 5452
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, toll relief for users of: SB 5483, SSB 5483
Bridges, toll facilities, vehicles that may not be exempted from tolls, listing: SB 5483, SSB 5483
County roads, operation of qualifying utility-type vehicles (UTVs) on, when: HB 1509
Damage to public highways, vehicle operator liability for tow truck operator charges due to, when: SB 5406, SSB 5406
Express toll lanes, Interstate 405/state route number 167 express toll lanes account, bonds supported by revenues in, prohibiting issuance, when: ESB 5232
Fiber optic lines/conduits, as part of public transportation system, franchises to construct and maintain: * ESHB 1457 (2021), ESSB 5439
High occupancy vehicle lanes, exempt decal for, for hire nonemergency medical transportation vehicles eligibility for: HB 1510, SHB 1510
Highway purposes, using motor vehicle sales/use tax revenues for: SB 5223
Highways, addressing missing broadband connections in underserved areas via: HB 1457, ESSB 5439
Highways, addressing missing broadband connections in unserved/underserved areas via: * ESHB 1457 (2021)
Highways, informing broadband facility owners of projects to enable coordination, when: HB 1457, * ESHB 1457 (2021), ESSB 5439
Improvements, general obligation bonds to fund omnibus transportation appropriations act improvements: SB 5481
Infrastructure needs, motor vehicle sales/use tax revenue for: HB 1010
Litter control, funding and agency coordinated efforts: * SB 5040, CH 231 (2021)
Maintenance/replacement, preservation and safety as transportation system priorities: HB 1137, * SHB 1137, CH 153 (2021), SB 5465
Motorcycles, operator use of right shoulder on limited access roadway, when: HB 1254
Obstructing a highway, crime of, class C felony: SB 5310
Projects, highway, motor vehicle fund-supported, sales/use tax exemptions for persons/DOT/local government: SB 5467
Projects, transportation, additive omnibus transportation budget for certain operating and capital appropriations: SB 5482, SSB 5482
Projects, transportation, DOT expenditures for, sales/use tax revenues from, using for transportation purposes: SB 5466
Projects, transportation, funding from taxes, benefit assessment, and vehicle/driver/related fees: SSB 5483
Projects, transportation, funding from taxes, benefit assessment, vehicle/driver/related fees, and per mile funding system: SB 5483
Projects, transportation, general obligation bonds to fund forward Washington projects: SB 5481
Projects/programs/activities, using motor vehicle sales/use tax revenues for: SB 5359, SB 5449
Purple heart state, Washington state as a, authorizing signs indicating: HB 1250, * SHB 1250 (2021)
Road projects, state-funded, engineering firm payments on subcontracts to separate firm, B&O tax deduction: HB 1522
Road usage charge or other similar charge, using for highway purposes: SJR 8207
Road usage charge or other similar charge/tax, with 75% participation, transition to electric vehicles as subsequent goal: * E2SHB 1287 (2021)
Road usage charges and motor vehicle fuel excise tax, double taxation, constitutional amendment to prohibit: HJR 4202
Roads, wheeled all-terrain vehicle use on, multiuse roadway safety account funds use in connection with, when: HB 1546
Signs, directional for auto malls, on state highways rights-of-way, when: HB 1142
State highways, broadband provider registration for coordinating installation along, when: SB 5439
State highways, rights-of-way, directional signs for auto malls, when: HB 1142
State highways, wheeled all-terrain vehicle use on, when segment in county with authorizing ordinance: * EHB 1251, CH 121 (2021)
State route number 520, construction/operation, bond/loan obligations, SR 520 civil penalties account use for: HB 1529, * ESHB 1529, CH 136 (2021)
Tax revenue for highway use, from various vehicle and trailer purchases: SJR 8208
Toll facilities, bridges, vehicles that may not be exempted from tolls, listing: SB 5483, SSB 5483
Toll facilities, Interstate 405/state route number 167 express toll lanes account, bonds supported by revenues in, prohibiting issuance, when: ESB 5232
Toll facilities, Puget Sound gateway facility account, bonds supported by revenues in, prohibiting issuance, when: ESB 5232
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, toll relief for users of: SB 5483, SSB 5483
ROCKS AND MINERALS  ROCKS AND MINERALS RSS Feed
               (See also FOSSILS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT)
Hard minerals, seabed mining of, and permits or leases for, prohibiting: * SB 5145, CH 181 (2021)
Mineral resource lands, action removing designation under GMA: SB 5042
Stone/gravel/etc., state land easements/rights-of-way for transport of, when federal government claims right to grant: * HB 1491, CH 49 (2021)