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VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               (See also MILITARY)
Benefit-related veterans' services, preserving integrity of, pension poacher prevention act: HB 2390, * SB 6208, CH 67 (2014)
Businesses hiring veterans, business and occupation tax and public utility tax credits for: SB 6049, ESSB 6049
Businesses hiring veterans, business and occupation tax credit for: SB 5812
Civil relief for service members, civil actions and proceedings: HB 2171, * SHB 2171, CH 65 (2014), SB 5989
Commercial drivers' licenses, issuance to certain veterans with truck-driving experience: HB 2453
Department of veterans affairs, certifying and maintaining list of veteran-owned businesses: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Department of veterans affairs, role in publicizing state lottery funding of veterans innovation program: HB 1428, SB 5273
Department of veterans affairs, rule making by, requirement for specific grant of legislative authority: HB 1163
Department of veterans affairs, submission to department of lists of military training and experience certified by professional licensing and similar authorities: HB 1859, SB 5970
Disabilities, nonresident veterans with, issuing combination fishing license or any hunting license at nondisabled resident cost: * SHB 1192, CH 101 (2013)
Disabilities, veterans with, creating task force to review property tax exemption program: SHB 1170, 2SHB 1170
Disabilities, veterans with, discounted hunting and fishing licenses to include nonresidents: HB 1192
Disabilities, veterans with, raising qualifying income thresholds for property tax exemption: HB 1170, SB 5108, SB 6084, SSB 6084
Disabilities, veterans with, sales and use tax exemptions for add-on automotive adaptive equipment: HB 1831, SB 5072, * SSB 5072, CH 211 (2013)
Discover pass, complimentary, for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Discover pass, discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
Driver's license or identicard, authorizing veteran designation on, application process: HB 2343, SHB 2343, * SB 5775, CH 185 (2014)
Higher education, early registration for veterans: * HB 1109, CH 67 (2013)
Higher education, resident tuition, veterans to receive: EHB 1011, SB 5179, * SB 5318, CH 183 (2014)
Hire our heroes tax credit program, providing business and occupation tax credit for businesses hiring veterans: SB 5812
Hiring preferences for veterans, for school district security activities: SB 6466, SSB 6466
Hoddle, Bryan, coach, honoring achievements of: * HR 4675 (2014)
Japanese-American World War II veterans, recognizing: * HR 4617 (2013), * HR 4684 (2014), * SR 8618 (2013), * SR 8687 (2014)
Medal of Honor, Congressional Medal of Honor special license plates, modifying provisions: * EHB 2397, CH 181 (2014), HB 2420, SHB 2420, SB 6150, SSB 6150
Medal of Honor, Congressional, honoring Captain William Swenson: * HR 4683 (2014), * SR 8686 (2014)
Navy appreciation day, celebrating: * SR 8702 (2014)
Navy, celebrating: * HR 4699 (2014)
PERS, plans 2 and 3, reducing retirement and early retirement ages for uniformed service members: HB 2735
POW/MIA flag, national league of families', display on Pearl Harbor remembrance day and former prisoners of war recognition day: HB 1893
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, creating task force to review program: SHB 1170, 2SHB 1170
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, health care deductions from disposable income: SB 5089
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, raising qualifying income thresholds: HB 1170, SB 5108, SB 6084, SSB 6084
Property tax exemption, veterans with disabilities, to include property leased to mobile home owner: HB 1479
Public employment, examinations for, use of veteran scoring criteria status: HB 1537, * SHB 1537, CH 83 (2013), SB 5061
Recreation lands, state, complimentary discover pass for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5319
Recreation lands, state, discover pass discount for certain veterans with disabilities: SB 5084, SSB 5084
School employees, certificated personnel to received salary schedule credits for military training: HB 2431
Swenson, William, Captain, honoring: * HR 4683 (2014), * SR 8686 (2014)
Transportation workforce development, apprenticeship program, recruiting women, veterans, and persons of color: ESHB 1922
Unemployed veterans receiving unemployment compensation, businesses that hire, business and occupation tax credit: HB 1615
Veteran lottery raffle, repealing: HB 1428, HB 1982, * SHB 1982, CH 136 (2013), SB 5273, SSB 5273
Veteran's benefits, paid for child support, credit for veteran's support obligation: HB 1145
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs and awarding of contracts by state agencies: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Veteran-owned businesses, certification and listing by department of veterans affairs, modifying qualifications for: * HB 2744, CH 182 (2014)
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, discontinuing: SSB 5273
Veterans innovation program, state lottery account funding, modifying: HB 1428, SB 5273
Veterans innovations program account, limiting use of funds: * HB 2130, CH 179 (2014), SB 5975, SSB 5975
Veterans innovations program, extending by repealing sunset termination and repeal provisions: HB 1428, SB 5273, SSB 5273
Veterans innovations program, funding, conditional increase in appropriations for grants to veterans: HB 1280
Veterans innovations program, repealing certain provisions and revising program: * HB 2130, CH 179 (2014), SB 5975, SSB 5975
Veterans innovations program, repealing repeal and termination provisions: HB 1280
Veterans' assistance fund, county use for fiscal relief: SB 5005
Veterans' assistance fund, property tax levies for: HB 1759, SB 5490
Veterans' assistance programs, modifying definition of veteran for purposes of: HB 1806, * SHB 1806, CH 42 (2013)
Veterans' homes, modifying provisions: HB 1782, SHB 1782, HB 2129, SB 5691, * SSB 5691, CH 184 (2014), SB 5974
Veterans' treatment courts, establishment by chief justice of supreme court for veterans and armed forces members: SB 5129
Vietnam veterans, observing a welcome home Vietnam veterans day: * HB 1319, CH 5 (2013), * HR 4643 (2013)
Vietnam veterans, Washington state veterans who served in Vietnam, honoring: * HR 4643 (2013)
Vietnam veterans, welcome home Vietnam veterans day, proclaiming: * SR 8643 (2013)
Walla Walla veterans' home, establishment: HB 1782, SHB 1782, HB 2129, SB 5691, * SSB 5691, CH 184 (2014), SB 5974
Welcome home Vietnam veterans day, proclaiming: * SR 8643 (2013)
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               
Cats, feral and free-roaming, spaying and neutering program: HB 1229, SB 5202, SSB 5202
Companion animal safety, population control, and spay/neuter assistance program, veterinarian participation: HB 1229, SB 5202, SSB 5202
Cows, docking of, prohibiting, exceptions in certain cases when carried out by veterinarian: HB 1787
Cruelty to animals, veterinarian liability protections when reporting: HB 1186, * SB 5102, CH 245 (2013)
VICTIMS OF CRIMES  VICTIMS OF CRIMES RSS Feed
               
Civil action against victim by offender imprisoned for serious violent offense, authorization by judge: HB 2102, * SHB 2102, CH 113 (2014)
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee, establishing: SB 5308, * SSB 5308, CH 253 (2013)
Crime victims' compensation, benefits, adding electronic means of payment: * HB 1468, CH 125 (2013), SB 5361
Domestic violence victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Domestic violence, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Prostitution convictions, vacating for victims of certain trafficking and related crimes: HB 1292, * SHB 1292, CH 109 (2014)
Rape, pregnant survivor of, assistance of court to avoid parenting interactions with rapist: HB 2559, SB 6364
Restitution, restitution first act, improving system of legal financial obligations: HB 2751
Rights of victims, statement of rights to be read at all criminal proceedings: HB 1389
Sex offender community custody, conditions, refraining from contact with victim or their family: SB 6069, * SSB 6069, CH 35 (2014)
Sex trade, victims, rehabilitative services funded through fine paid by prostitution offenders: HB 1291, * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sex trafficking, victims, rehabilitative services funded through fine paid by offenders: * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sex trafficking, victims, statewide coordinating committee on sex trafficking, establishment: * ESHB 1291, CH 121 (2013)
Sexual assault victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Sexual assault, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Sexual exploitation of children, mandatory restitution for victim: SB 6435, SSB 6435
Sexual offenses, with minor victim, including legal elements and conviction consequences in public school sexual health education: HB 1397, * SHB 1397, CH 85 (2013)
Stalking victims, records concerning, restricting disclosure by tenant screening service providers: HB 1529, SHB 1529, SB 5568, * SSB 5568, CH 54 (2013)
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, establishing minimum standards: HB 1313, ESHB 1313, SB 5594
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, geographic limitations on local leave programs: HB 1781, ESB 5726
Stalking, victims, paid sick and safe leave, state preemption of local leave regulation: HB 1780, SB 5728
Trafficking and related crimes, victim who is convicted prostitution offender, vacating of conviction: HB 1292, * SHB 1292, CH 109 (2014)
Trafficking, child victims of, adding involving children in trafficking to definition of "abuse or neglect": SB 5223
Victim impact statements, exemption from public records inspection and copying: HB 1449, SB 5436
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RSS Feed
               (See also WORKFORCE TRAINING AND EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD)
Alcohol tasting, allowing students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: HB 1459
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow community and technical college students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow postsecondary students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 5774
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: SHB 1459
ASSET program, alliance for student success in education and training, establishment: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Culinary arts training educational institutions, culinary class restaurant wine specialty license and special event endorsement, creating: HB 1805
Culinary class specialty license, creating for establishments teaching cooking techniques or wine appreciation for a fee: SHB 1805
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, community or technical college, permit to allow students at least age 18 to taste alcoholic beverages in: * SSB 5774, CH 59 (2013)
Culinary or alcohol-related classes, postsecondary, permit to allow students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in: SB 5774
High skills high wages plan, urging legislative approval of: * SCR 8409 (2014)
Job skills program, grants to educational institutions, modifying funding provisions: * ESHB 1247, CH 103 (2013), 2SSB 5560
Job skills program, grants to educational institutions, use of funds from job skills accounts: HB 1247, SB 5560, SSB 5560
Laboratory equipment for higher and vocational education, tax incentives for donating: SB 5131
Private vocational schools, licensed, consumer protection parity for students: * HB 2228, CH 11 (2014), SB 6033
Washington customized employment training program, modifying provisions and adding expiration date: SB 5783
Work-integrated learning opportunities, increasing connections and access to, including STEM fields: HB 1871, SB 5754, SSB 5754
Workforce training, state comprehensive plan for, seeking approval of "high skills, high wages" plan: HCR 4403
VULNERABLE ADULTS  VULNERABLE ADULTS RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; LONG-TERM CARE)
Abuse and other investigations, definition of vulnerable adult, expanding to include person with developmental disability: HB 2633, SB 6420, SSB 6420
Abuse and other investigations, funding with community residential services and supports provider certification fees: HB 1574, SHB 1574, 2SHB 1574
Abuse and other investigations, use and sharing of records by department of social and health services: HB 1523, * SB 5510, CH 263 (2013)
Abuse, health care professional license suspension and practice prohibition: * HB 1003, CH 86 (2013)
Adult family homes, vulnerable adults in, meeting special needs of: HB 1701, SHB 1701, 2SHB 1701, SB 5630, * SSB 5630, CH 300 (2013)
Background checks, persons employed to provide care for vulnerable adults, modifying provisions: * SSB 6095, CH 88 (2014)
Guardians, for incapacitated adults, improving protections for adults by modifying guardianship provisions: HB 1816, SB 5694
Guardians, theft or financial exploitation by, prohibitions and disclosure requirements in cases of: SB 6502
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602