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

RAILROADS  RAILROADS RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS)
Charter party carriers and contract crew hauling vehicles, regulation of: HB 1808, SB 5797
Companies, certain contracts, repealing disclosure exemption for: * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016)
Crew transportation providers and contract crew hauling vehicles, regulation of: ESHB 1808, E2SHB 1808
Employees, yardmasters, working hours: HB 1284, SHB 1284, SB 5696
Freight rail dependent uses, on land near railroads, authorizing: HB 2468, SB 6334, ESSB 6334
Intoxicated, operating railroad while, provisions: HB 1015, HB 1017
Oil transport, contingency plans, for biological oils and blends: SB 6576
Oil transport, contingency plans, limiting requirements to railroads hauling crude oil or petroleum products: HB 2896
Oil transport, contingency plans, notice, financial responsibility, and emergency response: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 6418
Oil transport, private railroad crossings upgrades, cost allocation for: SB 6119
Oil transport, private railroad crossings, provisions concerning: HB 1449, * ESHB 1449, CH 274 (2015), SB 5087, SB 6119
Oil transport, safety of, hazardous materials emergency response reporting: SHB 2575
Oil transport, safety of, updating oil shipment study, master document, and report: HB 2575
Oil transport, spill prevention and response activities, including symposium on: SB 5057, SSB 5057, E2SSB 5057
Passenger-carrying vehicles for employees, regulatory provisions: HB 1808, ESHB 1808, E2SHB 1808, SB 5797
Rail transportation in Washington state, legislative task force for, establishing: HB 2934, SB 6506
Royal Slope railroad right-of-way, transfer by DOT to Port of Royal Slope: HB 1586, * SHB 1586, CH 281 (2015), SB 5529, SSB 5529
Stanwood railway station, requesting naming as Mary Margaret Haugen Station: SJM 8023
State rail plan, preparation of, freight mobility strategic investment board role: HB 2923
State-owned railroads, funding: HB 1623
Trains, transporting hazardous materials, crew requirements: HB 1809, SHB 1809, E2SSB 5057, SB 5697
REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY  REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               (See also TAXES - PROPERTY TAX; TAXES - REAL ESTATE EXCISE)
Acquisition of land by state agencies, nonprofit nature conservancy lands, funds application requirements: SB 6392
Acquisition of land by state agencies, prohibiting until education fully funded: HB 2215
Adverse possession, claim of, honest belief requirement: HB 1829
Agencies, transaction documents, public disclosure exemption, when: * HB 1431, CH 150 (2015), SB 5395
Annexation, to another city or town, property owners petitioning for, appeals procedure: SHB 2074
Appraisers, licensing and certification of: HB 1196, SB 5597, * SSB 5597, CH 144 (2016)
Auctions, via electronic media, including internet and electronic payment: HB 1799, * SB 5768, CH 95 (2015)
Boundary lines, recording of documents involving, anticipated tax and assessment collection, eliminating: HB 1798
Brokers, original license and real estate research account and center, expiration dates: HB 1171, * SB 5288, CH 175 (2015)
Brokers, original license and real estate research account and center, expiration dates and fee increase for inflation: SHB 1171
Brokers, sale of floating homes or on-water residences: * HB 1309, CH 133 (2015)
Buildings, rehabilitation of historic, creating financing program to provide loans: HB 2689
Buildings, rehabilitation of historic, temporary property tax increase to fund: HB 2688
Commercial properties, controls on rent, preemption by state: HB 2407
Common interest, Washington uniform common interest ownership act: SB 5263
Confiscation of real property by government during disaster or emergency, prohibiting: HB 2974
Construction defect claims, construction professional inspection of defect, requiring, when: SB 5961
Deeds of trust, foreclosure, default and trustee's sale notices, requirements: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Deeds of trust, foreclosure, housing counseling, mediation, and other services need: HB 2876
Deeds of trust, trustee's foreclosure sale, foreclosure initiation by owner or holder of deed or designee: SB 5968
Defending property, using defensive or even deadly force, when: HB 1324
Defending property, when force is appropriate, criminal and civil immunity: HB 2712, SB 6487
Disclosure statement for real property transfer, delivery to buyer: SB 5585, SSB 5585
Earnest money, demands on, procedures for holders when receiving: HB 1730, * SHB 1730, CH 51 (2015)
Easements, as part of general property tax assessment, modifying requirements: SB 6169
Easements, delinquent-taxes foreclosure when electric utility recorded interest: * HB 2457, CH 98 (2016)
Easements, private right-of-way maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Elevators and other conveyances, disclosure in real estate transactions, when: SB 5156, * SSB 5156, CH 110 (2015)
Entry, unlawful, strictly limiting entry by public officials and employees: HB 1375
Exchange facilitators and facilitator companies, regulation of: HB 2916
Foreclosure fairness account, revising expenditures from: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Foreclosure, initiation by owner or holder of a trust deed or by a designee: SB 5968
Foreclosure, of deeds of trust, default and trustee's sale notices, requirements: * SHB 2876, CH 196 (2016)
Foreclosure, of deeds of trust, housing counseling, mediation, and other services need: HB 2876
Foreclosures, disposing tax foreclosed property to city for affordable housing: HB 2647, ESHB 2647, SB 5244, SB 6337, * SSB 6337, CH 63 (2016)
Forfeiture of real property, guilty finding for felony offense, requiring: HB 1520
Homestead property, judgment as lien against, fees for recording by creditor to be recoverable costs: HB 2673, 2SSB 5536
Improvements, by owner who offers to sell, not required to register as contractor, when: HB 1749, SB 5847
Inheritance or devise by will, real property transfer via, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying: * SHB 2539, CH 174 (2016)
Inheritance transfers, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying provisions: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Inheritance, real property transfer via, real estate excise tax exemption, modifying: HB 2539, SB 6367
Land use, notice of applications and decisions, requirements for certain cities: HB 1084
Leasehold interest in real property, tax parcels subject to, leasehold excise tax credit, when: HB 2120, SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 5984, SB 6462
Liens, claims by mechanics and materialmen for late payments, notice of right to claim lien before filing of: SSB 6482
Liens, claims by mechanics and materialmen, late payment or overdue amount information after notice: SB 6482
Loans, certain real estate, narrowing interest income B&O tax deduction to include only community banks: HB 2991
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing upon, prohibiting policies based on: HB 1584
Private property rights, protecting from United Nations Agenda 21 policies: SB 5191
Public property, vacant or undeveloped agency-owned, master real estate plan to use or dispose of: HB 1905
Sales, requirements imposed on seller, information posting provisions: * EHB 2971, CH 138 (2016)
Sales, seller disclosure requirements and related provisions, modifying: * EHB 2122, CH 10 (2015)
Solar energy systems, trees and shrubs near, restrictions: SB 5414
State agency real estate assets, creating state real estate asset management office: HB 1452
State natural resources agency land acquisition, same-county land sale requirement: HB 2092, SB 5872
Transportation, surplus property of DOT, former owner right of repurchase: HB 1585, SHB 1585
Trespass, defining "unlawful entry" to strictly limit entry by public officials and employees: HB 1375
Trespass, notice against, defining "posting in a conspicuous manner": SB 5233, SB 6117, * SSB 6117 (2016) V
Trespass, unlawfully collecting wildlife parts from another's property, misdemeanor: * HB 1627, CH 154 (2015)
Universities, state, leasehold excise tax credit for certain parcels owned by: SHB 2120, HB 2523, SB 6462
Wildfires, citizen entering land to initiate control measures, legal immunity, when: HB 1699, HB 2093, * ESHB 2093, CH 182 (2015)
RECORDS  RECORDS RSS Feed
               
Cities and towns, records requests when office hours fewer than 30 per week: HB 1189
Commission, public records commission, creating: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of certain licensure-exempt child care facilities and providers: HB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of certain licensure-exempt child care providers: SHB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, addresses of licensed family day care providers' homes: SHB 2133
Disclosure, exemptions, body camera video or sound recordings by law enforcement or corrections officers: SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, certain enhanced 911 emergency communications information: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Disclosure, exemptions, certain information concerning child victims of sexual assault: * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV
Disclosure, exemptions, certain information submitted for architectural paint recovery program: HB 1571, ESHB 1571, SB 5926, SB 6142
Disclosure, exemptions, cloud service provider employee personally identifiable information and other security information: * ESSB 6356, CH 153 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, criminal justice employee residence, GPS data indicating: * SB 5482, CH 91 (2015)
Disclosure, exemptions, educator professional growth plans submitted via eCert system: HB 1804, SB 5495
Disclosure, exemptions, family day care provider and language access provider personal information: SB 6542
Disclosure, exemptions, financial and commercial information received by city retirement boards: HB 2648, * SB 6170, CH 8 (2016) V
Disclosure, exemptions, financial and commercial information received by city retirement boards, when: SB 6680
Disclosure, exemptions, firefighter hazardous exposure workers' compensation reports: HB 2805, SHB 2805
Disclosure, exemptions, guardian ad litem personal information: HB 1035, HB 2300, SHB 2300
Disclosure, exemptions, health care provider compensation, when: * HB 2332, CH 122 (2016), SB 6167
Disclosure, exemptions, law enforcement oversight recordings, exceptions: HB 1910, SB 5732
Disclosure, exemptions, legal process server social security numbers: * HB 1962, CH 56 (2015), ESB 5523
Disclosure, exemptions, marijuana product traceability and operations information: HB 2584, * SHB 2584, CH 178 (2016), ESB 6207
Disclosure, exemptions, marijuana research license and licensee proprietary information: * SSB 6177, CH 9 (2016) V
Disclosure, exemptions, maternity mortality review panel records, when: * E2SSB 6534, CH 238 (2016)
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information of child, parent, or guardian: * HB 1554, CH 47 (2015), SB 5396
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary information relating to private cloud service provider employee criminal background checks: ESHB 2604
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary information relating to private employee criminal background checks: HB 2604, SB 6356
Disclosure, exemptions, real estate agency transaction documents, when: * HB 1431, CH 150 (2015), SB 5395
Disclosure, exemptions, statewide sexual assault kit tracking system information: HB 2530, SHB 2530, * 2SHB 2530, CH 173 (2016), SB 6484
Disclosure, exemptions, students protecting students program, information from students as part of: HB 2823, SHB 2823, 2SHB 2823
Disclosure, exemptions, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Electric utilities, customers of, private or proprietary customer information, disclosure prohibitions: HB 1896, * SHB 1896, CH 285 (2015), * HB 2264, CH 21 (2015)
Electronic records, revised uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: * ESSB 5029, CH 140 (2016)
Electronic records, uniform fiduciary access to digital assets act: SB 5029
Extended stay recovery centers, data to be submitted, disclosure exemption: SB 5453
Homeless client management information system (HMIS), personally identifying information in, requirements: HB 2135, SB 5898, SSB 5898
Local agencies, responding to requests, policies and procedures: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
People's business, constitutional amendment to ensure right of access to records concerning conduct of: HJR 4208
Public records requests, agency failure to timely respond or release records, fines and other remedies: SB 6014
Public records requests, commercial purposes, cost recovery fee: HB 1086, SHB 1086, ESHB 2156
Public records requests, electronic copies, agency fee for, when: HB 1684, SHB 1684
Public records requests, electronic copies, local government charge for, when: SB 5533
Public records requests, exempted employment and licensing information, to include certain in-home child care providers: ESHB 1349
Public records requests, exempted employment and licensing information, using employee identity to obtain: HB 1349, ESHB 1349, SB 5678, SSB 5678, SB 6542
Public records requests, from out-of-state requestors, limiting responses to: HB 2290
Public records requests, local agency policies and procedures: HB 2576, SHB 2576, 2SHB 2576
Public records requests, review of denials of, fines when person prevails against agency: HB 1691
Public records requests, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Recordings, video or sound, access by individuals interacting with corrections or law enforcement: HB 1917, SHB 1917, * EHB 2362, CH 163 (2016)
Sensing devices, extraordinary, use by government agencies, personal information use provisions: HB 1639, ESHB 1639, SB 5714
Special purpose districts, records requests when office hours fewer than 30 per week: HB 1189
Sunshine committee, implementing recommendations of: HB 1980, * ESHB 1980, CH 224 (2015) PV, * HB 2663, CH 182 (2016), SB 6020
Unions, public sector, public disclosure of finances: ESB 5226
Zoos and aquariums, subject to open public meetings act and public records act, when: HB 1425
RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE  RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE RSS Feed
               
Habitat and recreation lands coordinating group, extending expiration of: HB 2493, * SB 6296, CH 151 (2016)
Invasive species council and account, delaying expiration: HB 2331, * SB 6162, CH 7 (2016) V
Invasive species council, activities report, revising requirements: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Recreation and conservation funding board, federal agency grant or loan from, requirements: HB 2480, SHB 2480
Recreation and conservation funding board, land acquisition grants, funds for administering: * HB 1392, CH 183 (2015), SB 5320, SSB 5320
Recreation and conservation funding board, riparian protection funding: HB 2509, SHB 2509, SB 6227, * SSB 6227, CH 149 (2016)
Salmon recovery funding board, federal agency grant or loan from, requirements: HB 2480, SHB 2480
Salmon recovery funding board, habitat project lists reporting requirement: * EHB 2883, CH 197 (2016)
Salmon recovery funding board, limiting funds awards for projects, when: SB 5551
Wildlife and recreation program, various office recommendations for changes: HB 2509, SHB 2509, SB 6227, * SSB 6227, CH 149 (2016)
Working forest conservation easement program, establishing, office role: SB 6121
RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS  RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               
Accommodations owned by religious nonprofit organizations, antidiscrimination exemption: HB 1376
Allen African American Methodist Episcopal Church, commending members' work on Richard Allen postal stamp: * SR 8719 (2016)
Aversive mental health therapies, performing on patients under 18, under religious auspices, prohibitions and exceptions: SB 5870
Christian Science treatment, removing references to abuse and neglect exemptions for: HB 1476, SB 5408
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, prohibiting: HB 2929
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, limits imposed by local government, restricting or prohibiting: 2EHB 2086, SB 5900
Homeless, hosting by religious organization, public health and safety agreements, local government action regarding: 2EHB 2086
Human remains, jurisdiction, custody, and deceased's religious beliefs: * SSB 6261, CH 221 (2016)
Marijuana, recreational businesses, operation near religious facility, restrictions and exceptions: HB 1907
Marriage as union of one man and one woman, religious beliefs regarding, free exercise of: HB 2631, HB 2752
Mount Vernon Christian School boys' soccer team, celebrating: * SR 8639 (2015)
School grounds, after sports activity, free speech and exercise of religion by coaches and others, rights of: HB 3007
Sexual orientation change efforts on patients under 18, under religious auspices, prohibitions and exceptions: HB 1972, SB 5870
Unions, religious objector rights, nonassociation provisions, modifying: HB 1968, SB 5552, SSB 5552
RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS RSS Feed
               
City retirement boards, certain financial and commercial information received by, disclosure exemption: SB 6680
City retirement boards, financial and commercial information received by, disclosure exemption: HB 2648, * SB 6170, CH 8 (2016) V
Deferred compensation program, state, new employee enrollment and opt-out: * ESSB 5435, CH 112 (2016)
Deferred compensation program, state, state subdivisions required participation: SB 5435
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 5980
Elected officials, state, authorized leave of absence when charged with felony, PERS service credit: SB 6123
LEOFF, plan 1, merging into TRS plan 1 and creating LEOFF system plan 1 lump sum defined benefit: SB 6668
LEOFF, plan 2, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: HB 2487, SB 6264
LEOFF, plan 2, death or disability of member providing emergency management services, benefits: HB 2592, * SB 6263, CH 115 (2016)
LEOFF, plan 2, flexible spending accounts and voluntary employee benefit accounts: SB 6071
LEOFF, plans 1 and 2, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: * SSB 6264, CH 222 (2016)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, beneficiary designation or retirement allowance: * ESB 5873, CH 120 (2016)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, death benefits for: * SHB 1194, CH 78 (2015)
LEOFF, surviving spouse, workers' compensation death benefits for: HB 1194, SB 5246
Long-term care providers, when public employees for collective bargaining, retirement plan restrictions: SB 6126, SSB 6126
Misconduct by public employee during service, felony for, forfeiture of pension, when: SB 6077, SB 6433
Misconduct by public employee during service, felony for, garnishing pension to pay for incarceration, etc.: SB 6076, SB 6434
PERS, ineligibility of long-term care providers who are public employees for collective bargaining for: SB 6126, SSB 6126
PERS, local government consortium emergency medical services provider service credit: SB 6523, * SSB 6523, CH 236 (2016) PV
PERS, membership option for certain volunteer firefighters serving during large-scale emergencies, when: SSB 6657
PERS, plan 1, retiree cost-of-living adjustments: HB 2138, SB 6017
PERS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
PERS, plans 2 and 3, employee choice in subsequent employment term: HB 2333
PERS, plans 2 and 3, member enrollment in PSERS plan 2 when employed in certain positions: SB 5913
PERS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
PERS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
PERS, retiree returning in position ineligible or covered by other system, pension: * HB 1168, CH 75 (2015), SB 5211
PERS, retirement allowance payable as survivor benefit for domestic partner, conditions: HB 1036, HB 2298
PERS, service credit, for state elected official on authorized leave of absence when charged with felony: SB 6123
PERS, uniformed personnel members, county agreeing to pay contributions: HB 1986, SB 5214
PSERS, offender and patient nursing care providers, membership, when: HB 1718, SHB 1718, SB 5703
PSERS, plan 2, enrollment for PERS plan 2 and 3 members employed in certain positions: SB 5913
PSERS, uniformed personnel members, county agreeing to pay contributions: HB 1986, SB 5214
SERS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
SERS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
SERS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
Small business retirement marketplace, creating: HB 2109, SHB 2109, SB 5826, * ESSB 5826, CH 296 (2015)
State patrol, annuity benefit purchase by member, when: * SSB 6264, CH 222 (2016)
State patrol, officer salaries and benefits, competitive: HB 1580, SB 5304, SB 6331, SB 6547, SSB 6547
State patrol, recruitment and retention of, pension-related recommendations for: HB 2872, SHB 2872
State retirement plans, additional employer contribution rates, when: HB 2083
State retirement plans, assignment of benefits, prohibitions, extending: SB 6622
State retirement plans, plan membership before normal retirement age in another plan: HB 1322
State retirement plans, retired or disabled state or school employees receiving allowance, health coverage under HCA: HB 2003
State retirement plans, retirement age provisions for new members, modifying: SB 5982
State retirement plans, state average wage limit to be maximum compensation for applying contribution rates: SB 6005
TRS, membership for certificated employees of office of superintendent of public instruction: HB 1109, SHB 1109
TRS, plan 1, merging LEOFF plan 1 into and creating LEOFF system plan 1 lump sum defined benefit: SB 6668
TRS, plan 1, retiree cost-of-living adjustments: HB 2138, SB 6017
TRS, plans 2 and 3, benefits at earlier ages: HB 1542, SB 5473
TRS, plans 2 and 3, military service credit for: HB 2855
TRS, plans 2 and 3, new employee default membership: HB 2646
TRS, plans 2 and 3, post-early-retirement employment with retirement benefits: HB 2573, SHB 2573, E2SHB 2573, SB 5148, SB 6332, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016)
TRS, postretirement employment as substitute teachers, provisions: HB 1737, SHB 1737, 2SHB 1737, HB 2881, HB 2921, SB 6455, SSB 6455, * E2SSB 6455, CH 233 (2016), SB 6549
TRS, postretirement employment provisions, removing: HB 1615, SB 5545
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, "emergency worker," to include volunteer of nonprofit emergency service provider: SB 6026
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, member service during large-scale emergencies, impact of: SSB 6657
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, member service during multiregional emergencies, impact of: SB 6439, SSB 6439
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, nonprofit ambulance service provider enrollment of volunteer emergency workers in: SSB 6026
WSPRS, military service credit for: HB 2495, SB 6634
WSPRS, optional life annuity benefit: HB 1169, * SB 5210, CH 111 (2015)
WSPRS, surviving spouse, death benefits for: * SHB 1194, CH 78 (2015)
WSPRS, surviving spouse, workers' compensation death benefits for: HB 1194, SB 5246
REVENUE, DEPARTMENT  REVENUE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Business licensing service, disclosure of information for commercial purposes, prohibiting: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Business licensing, local business tax and licensing simplification task force, establishing: * EHB 2959, CH 55 (2016)
Forest land, public, estimate by department of availability for timber harvesting, revising deadline for: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Investigations, background, for excise taxation purposes, modifying provisions: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Pet adoption fees, for transfer of ownership by animal rescue organization, removing from "sale" definition : SB 6438, SSB 6438
Property tax levy limitation, impact, department to study: HB 2258
Sales suppression devices, automated, and phantom-ware, no longer needed for evidence, disposition: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Tax and licensing laws administered by department, improvements to: SB 6438, SSB 6438
Tax expenditure budget, for operating budget purposes, preparation by department: HB 1239, SB 5492
Tax preferences, creation, extension, expansion, accountability, and transparency of, department role: HB 2134
Taxpayer information, federal, certain applicants who will have access to, criminal history checks: HB 2737, SB 6252
Unclaimed property, administration of laws governing, improvements, department role: HB 1551, SHB 1551, SB 5543, * ESSB 6057, CH 6 (2015)
Unclaimed property, applications for, deadline for processing by department: HB 2792
REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON  REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               
Basic education, recodifying most statutes into one chapter: SB 6130
Bond authorization statutes, inactive or obsolete: * EHB 1859, CH 4 (2015), SB 5723
Bonds, general obligation for certain higher education capital projects, decodifying statutes: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Capital construction funds and accounts, state, inactive or obsolete statutes: * EHB 1859, CH 4 (2015), SB 5723
Community and technical college provisions and programs, expiration dates and clarifications: * HB 1961, CH 55 (2015), SB 5977
Conforming amendments, conforming statutes with reorganization of state government: HB 1055, * SB 5024, CH 225 (2015) PV
County legislative authorities, correcting double amendment concerning: * HB 2800, CH 189 (2016)
Elections statutes, references to, correcting: HB 1806, * SHB 1806, CH 53 (2015)
Energy freedom program, repealing obsolete provisions from chapter 43.325 RCW: HB 2943, SHB 2943
Expired provisions, removing certain: HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Financial management, office of, nonsubstantive updates and realignments in statutes: HB 1803, SB 5073, SSB 5073
Forms in RCW, technical changes to year designations in: HB 1071, HB 2359, * SHB 2359, CH 202 (2016) PV
Procurement by state government, nonsubstantive changes to statutes: HB 1235, * SB 5075, CH 79 (2015)
Publication and authentication of RCW, as legal material in official electronic record, provisions: SB 6361
Relinquishment, abolishing by removing all RCW references: HB 1523
Spending programs, new statutory state, defining as certain RCW statutes: HB 2537, ESB 5944
Traffic safety commission, governor's designee for, codification error correction: * SB 5046, CH 206 (2016)
Unnecessary laws, legislative removal and repeal procedures: HB 2787, SB 6380, SSB 6380
Unnecessary provisions, removal, various: SB 6268, SSB 6268
Workforce investment act, updating references: HB 2675, SB 6457
RIVERS  RIVERS RSS Feed
               (See also COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE COMMISSION; ENERGY; FISHING; FLOOD CONTROL)
Access, small public land parcel parking requirements: HB 1056
Aquatic invasive species, dreissenids (quagga and zebra mussels) prevention, requesting action by Congress: * SJM 8013 (2015)
Bridges, construction by waterway, recreational access feasibility: HB 2660, ESB 6044, SB 6363, * SSB 6363, CH 34 (2016)
Chehalis basin, office of, establishing: * HB 2856, CH 194 (2016)
Columbia river, salmon and steelhead, reintroduction above Grand Coulee and Chief Joseph dams, requesting: HJM 4014
Dams, hydroelectric generation, as renewable energy resource: HB 1607
Flows and levels, restricting application of: ESSB 5407
Flows, base and minimum instream, mitigating effect of permit-exempt groundwater withdrawals on, evaluating: SB 5965, SSB 5965
Flows, base and minimum instream, restricting application of: SB 5134
Flows, favorable or enhanced, management of forests to create, optional compensation for: HB 2071
Flows, instream rules adopted by department of ecology, private property loss due to, studying: HB 2952
Flows, instream, proof of water reliance for building permit recipients, application process for: SB 6584
Hydraulic permits and projects, definition of "hydraulic project," revising: SB 6287
Hydraulic permits and projects, emergency for highway projects, DFW deadline: SB 5855
Hydraulic permits and projects, fee exemption for fish habitat enhancement projects: HB 1032
Hydraulic permits and projects, involving watershed management actions by watershed improvement districts, process: HB 2616, SB 6175
Hydraulic permits and projects, mineral prospecting and mining advisory committee, establishing: SB 5705, SSB 5705
Hydraulic permits and projects, permit fee exemption for emergency permits, when: SB 5204
Hydraulic permits and projects, SEPA review exemption, when: HB 2013, HB 2616, SB 6175
Mineral prospecting, motorized, effects on native fish and habitat, studying: HB 1162, HB 2467, SB 6630
Mineral prospecting, recreational motorized, licensing of: HB 2467, SB 6630
Non-fish bearing stream, when timber harvest in proximity to, adaptive management program: HB 2126
Nooksack river, claiming and diverting water from, when: HB 1338, SB 5298
Sediment and river management demonstration projects, multi-agency effort to construct: SB 5347, ESSB 5347
Sediments, dredged contaminated, disposing of or reusing safely: HB 2566, SB 6436
Skagit Valley tulip festival, celebrating: * HR 4620 (2015), * SR 8638 (2015)
Skagit, recharging basin and aiding certain well users, feasibility study: * ESB 6589, CH 227 (2016)
Skagit, Skagit river basin instream resources protection rule: SSB 5129, SB 5131, SB 5135, SB 5136, SB 5407, ESSB 5407
Spawning beds, in rivers and streams, activities that harm or disturb, prohibiting: SB 5739
Stream-typing system in forest practices rules, evaluation of: HB 2126
Streams, adding definition to shoreline management act: HB 2046
Streams, relation to irrigation district facilities, clarifying: SSB 5554
Whitewater river outfitters, replacing licensure with Washington effective licensing port registration: HB 2622
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS RSS Feed
               (See also ENVIRONMENT; TRAFFIC; TRAFFIC OFFENSES; TRANSPORTATION)
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, limiting expenditure of funds on: SB 5949
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tearing down of structure, prohibiting: SB 6509
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, terminating: SB 5646
Auto malls, directional signs on state highways, authorizing DOT installation, when: HB 2555, SB 6468
Bistate megaproject, action by OFM when not fully funded: HB 1406, SB 5116
Bistate megaproject, development of: HB 1405, SB 5117
Bistate megaproject, work group for, establishing: HB 1404, SHB 1404, SB 5118
Border crossing, extraterritorial jurisdiction for U.S. over preclearance officers in Canada, requesting: SJM 8018, SJM 8020, SJM 8021
Bridges, construction by waterway, recreational access feasibility: HB 2660, ESB 6044, SB 6363, * SSB 6363, CH 34 (2016)
Bridges, I-5 over Columbia river, bistate bridge project legislative work group, creating: HB 2414, SHB 2414
Bridges, I-5 over Columbia river, replacement and light rail project, prohibiting expenditures on: SB 5319
Bridges, local government-owned structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting: HB 1851, * SHB 1851, CH 144 (2015)
Bridges, military tribute bridge, joint legislative task force concerning, establishing: HB 2123
Bridges, new SR 529 Ebey Slough bridge, requesting naming as Robert Rasmussen Sr. memorial bridge: HJM 4015
Bridges, structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting for: * HB 1219, CH 10 (2015)
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, construction bond obligations, repaying: HB 2141
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, deferred sales tax on project, repayment: SB 6472
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, one toll for same-vehicle same-day crossings: HB 2144
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, operating expenses, minimum balance for: HB 2142, SHB 2142, SB 6472
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, private enterprise services and toll collection for, task force on: HB 2052
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, state sales and use tax on project, repayment deadline: HB 2143, * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Bridges, Tacoma Narrows, toll plaza for private enterprise services and toll collection, creating: HB 2717
Bridges, toll facilities, toll exemption for authorized emergency vehicles: SB 6653
Bridges, toll facilities, toll exemption for school buses: SB 6643
Complete streets grant program, funds for county road retrofit projects: * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Congestion relief efforts, lottery statewide raffle tickets to benefit: SB 5973
Connecting Washington projects, projects identified as: SHB 1298, * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015), ESSB 5991, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Construction, aggregate and recycled concrete materials, reuse and recycling: HB 1695, * ESHB 1695, CH 142 (2015), SB 5480
Contract or agreement with agency of adjoining state, by public transportation benefit area, voter approval for: HB 2997
County road fund, authorizing certain marine uses by island counties: * EHB 1868, CH 223 (2015)
Electric vehicles, neighborhood and medium-speed, street and highway use: * HB 2317, CH 17 (2016)
Express toll lanes, I-405, construction and operation restrictions: HB 2312, SB 6152, SSB 6152
Express toll lanes, I-405, implementation and improvements, studying: SB 6675
Express toll lanes, I-405, toll-free and no-minimum-vehicle-occupancy travel on, when: HB 2312, SB 6152, SSB 6152
Express toll lanes, I-405, toll-free travel on, when: HB 2289
Express toll lanes, I-405, tolling authority for pilot period: SSB 6152
Fish passage barrier removal, environmental legacy stewardship account funding: SB 5991, ESSB 5991
Graffiti, on state-owned transportation facilities, removal by DOT: SB 5764
High occupancy vehicle lanes, passenger requirements and hours of operation, procedures for changing: HB 1935
High occupancy vehicle lanes, use by law enforcement and fire department, when: HB 2569
High occupancy vehicle lanes, wheelchair accessible taxicabs, use of lanes by: SB 6627
Highway construction and maintenance, DOT projects and activities, shoreline management act local review exemption: HB 1850, SHB 1850, E2SHB 1850
Highway construction, design-build procedure for projects: HB 1662, SB 5054, SB 5997, * 2ESSB 5997, CH 18 (2015)
Highway construction, engineering errors, reporting: SB 5053, SB 5996, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Highway construction, funds from indebtedness, sales and use tax exemptions for state: SB 5427
Highway construction, practical design principles, DOT implementation: HB 2012, * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015)
Highway construction, sales and use tax exemptions for state: SB 5428
Highway construction, workforce development apprenticeship programs, modifying: * ESB 5863, CH 164 (2015)
Highway projects and maintenance, streamlined environmental decision making approach: SB 5996, * 2ESSB 5996, CH 17 (2015) PV
Highway projects, certain workers on public works projects, prevailing wage exemption: HB 2014
Highway projects, coordinating SEPA and NEPA reviews, work group on: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, disadvantaged business enterprise advisory committee, creating: SB 6180
Highway projects, DOT projects to evaluate environmental impacts to transit authority operations: HB 2757
Highway projects, DOT, final permit determinations, city, town, or county deadline for: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, environmental review under SEPA, exemption from, when: HB 2013
Highway projects, exempting DOT from various local permits and reviews: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, expedited permitting by various agencies for, provisions: SB 5855
Highway projects, general obligation bonds for transportation projects: SB 5989, * ESSB 5989, CH 45 (2015)
Highway projects, review, permitting, and approval of, streamlining and efficiencies: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, state transportation corridor, various local permits, etc., DOT exemption: SB 5994
Highway projects, with NEPA requirements, expedited environmental review and approval: SB 5996
Highways projects, infrastructure between adjoining states, authority for working with adjacent state on: SSB 5189
Highways projects, transportation projects sales tax revenues, depositing in motor vehicle fund: HB 2163
Interstate 405, express toll lanes, implementation and improvements, studying: SB 6675
Interstate 405, express toll lanes, toll-free travel on, when: HB 2289
Interstate 90, speed limit, from Ellensburg to Lincoln and Spokane county border: SSB 5228
Interstate 90, speed limit, in rural counties: HB 1781, SB 5228
Limited access facilities, passenger requirements and hours of operation, procedures for changing: HB 1935
Loads, public highway vehicle requirements and violations: HB 2818
Private roads involving easements, maintenance agreements and civil actions: HB 1841
Private roadways, local jurisdiction maintenance of, authority to finance, when: HB 2454
Property, for highway purposes, including improvements and airspace, rental or lease of, valuation requirements: SB 6623
Rest stops and areas, aggressive panhandling at, defining and prohibiting: HB 2601
Roads, county, defining "riverine project" and "storm water project": HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Roads, local, updating statutes for lower costs and greater efficiency: HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Safety rest areas, aggressive panhandling at, defining and prohibiting: HB 2601
Safety rest areas, free coffee at, restoring signage that advertises: SB 5068
Safety rest areas, public restrooms, human trafficking information posting in: SB 5883, SSB 5883
Speed limit, on highways, increasing maximum for any highway: * HB 2181, CH 58 (2015) PV
State route 2 trestle, intending to fund DOT preliminary work for replacing: SB 6567
State route 26, improvements to, feasibility study concerning: HB 2683
State route 276, removing from state highway system: * SB 6607, CH 239 (2016)
State route 509, requesting that transportation commission rename as Philip Martin Lelli memorial highway: * SJM 8019 (2016)
State route 529, new Ebey Slough bridge, requesting naming as Robert Rasmussen Sr. memorial bridge: HJM 4015
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, limiting expenditure of funds on: SB 5949
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, tearing down of structure, prohibiting: SB 6509
State route 99 Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, terminating: SB 5646
State route 99, requesting SR 99 be named William P. Stewart memorial highway: * HJM 4010 (2016), SJM 8014, SSJM 8014
State routes 128 and 193, portions of, as heavy haul industrial corridor: * HB 2807, CH 26 (2016), SB 5272
Toll facilities, bridges, toll exemption for authorized emergency vehicles: SB 6653
Toll facilities, bridges, toll exemption for school buses: SB 6643
Toll facilities, customer service for, measures for improving: SB 5481, * SSB 5481, CH 292 (2015)
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, construction bond obligations, repaying: HB 2141
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, deferred sales tax on project, repayment: SB 6472
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, one toll for same-vehicle same-day crossings: HB 2144
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, operating expenses, minimum balance for: HB 2142, SHB 2142, SB 6472
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, private enterprise services and toll collection task force: HB 2052
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, private enterprise services and toll collection, creating: HB 2717
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, state sales and use tax on project, repayment: HB 2143, * 2ESSB 5987, CH 44 (2015)
Toll facilities, vehicles unable to display front license plate, "Good to Go!" pass purchase by: HB 2419
Transportation future funding program, practical design savings availability through: * ESHB 2012, CH 12 (2015)
US highway 100, requesting designation as the North Olympic Peninsula Medal of Honor memorial highway: * SJM 8012 (2015)
Vacation of road, by county legislative authority, conditions: HB 2590, SHB 2590, SB 5918, SB 6314, * SSB 6314, CH 19 (2016)
Workers, for contractor or subcontractor, university tuition and fees exemption for surviving spouses and children: HB 2804, ESHB 2804
Workers, for transportation agency, university tuition and fees exemption for surviving spouses and children: * HB 1977, CH 46 (2015), SB 5841
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Mineral prospecting and mining advisory committee, establishing: SB 5705, SSB 5705
Mineral prospecting, motorized, effects on native fish and habitat, studying: HB 1162, HB 2467, SB 6630
Mineral prospecting, recreational motorized, licensing of: HB 2467, SB 6630
Rock collecting, day-use permit or discover pass endorsement for: HB 1271