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               (See also CHILD CARE; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; EARLY LEARNING, DEPARTMENT; FOSTER CARE; JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
4-H members, educational opportunities at horse racing facilities, dedicated revenue to support: HB 1398, SB 5672, SB 5791, SSB 5791
4-H youth development program, recognizing: * HR 4606 (2013), * HR 4670 (2014), * SR 8605 (2013), * SR 8668 (2014)
Abuse issues course for teachers, adding commercial sexual abuse of a minor and sexual exploitation of a minor to course: * ESSB 5563, CH 10 (2013)
Abuse or neglect, by supervised persons, expanding reporting requirements to various organizations: * SB 5359, CH 273 (2013)
Abuse or neglect, modifying provisions concerning faith-based or metaphysical healing efforts: SB 6295, SSB 6295
Abuse or neglect, modifying requirements for certain school employee training and information for parents: SB 5753
Abuse or neglect, modifying requirements for information for parents: ESSB 5753, SB 5901
Abuse or neglect, parent with founded finding of, work group to consider creating certificate of rehabilitation for parents who have turned their lives around: * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Abuse or neglect, parent with founded finding of, work group to consider creating certificate of suitability for parents who have turned their lives around: SB 5565
Abuse or neglect, substantiated, child protective services to notify school district: SB 5822
Abuse or neglect, suspected, interviewing of child with third party present: SB 5316, * SSB 5316, CH 48 (2013)
Abuse or neglect, suspected, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: HB 1261, * SHB 1261, CH 105 (2013)
Abuse or neglect, to include victimizing children by involving them in trafficking: SB 5223
Abuse, child abuse medical assessments, requirements: SB 6470
Abuse, eligibility of child for child care, preschool, and home visiting services: * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014), SB 6538, SSB 6538, 2SSB 6538
Abuse, eligibility of child for early learning and child care: HB 2519
Abuse, female genital mutilation, class B felony: HB 2190
Abuse, physical abuse or sexual misconduct by school employee, reporting requirements for other school employees when aware that student is likely a victim: * ESSB 5563, CH 10 (2013)
Abuse, sexual, providing information concerning preventing abuse and violence in sexual health education: SB 6376
Background checks, persons employed to provide care for children, provisions: * SSB 6095, CH 88 (2014)
Breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation, creating: HB 2329, SB 6298, SSB 6298
Child protective services, family assessment response services, eligibility of child for child care, preschool, and home visiting services: * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014), SB 6538, SSB 6538, 2SSB 6538
Child protective services, family assessment response services, eligibility of child for early learning and child care: HB 2519
Child protective services, family assessment response, modifying requirements: HB 1844, SHB 1844
Child protective services, interviews of children, conducting at children's advocacy centers: HB 1594, SHB 1594, SB 5566, SSB 5566
Child protective services, parent involved with, work group to consider creating certificate of rehabilitation for parents who have turned their lives around: * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Child protective services, parent involved with, work group to consider creating certificate of suitability for parents who have turned their lives around: SB 5565
Child protective services, substantiated child abuse or neglect, notifying school districts: SB 5822
Child protective services, workers to be bonded and licensed as social workers: SB 5163
Child welfare services, agreements with university-based child welfare research entity, state agency requirements: * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Child welfare services, assessing character, suitability, and competence for unsupervised access to children: SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Child welfare services, caregiver prudent parent standard for childhood activities: HB 2699, SHB 2699, SB 6479, * ESSB 6479, CH 104 (2014)
Child welfare services, charging fee for child abuse and neglect history request by out-of-state jurisdiction: SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Child welfare services, eligibility for early childhood education and assistance: * ESHB 2519, CH 160 (2014), SB 6538, SSB 6538
Child welfare services, Indian children, purchase of care from tribes and tribal agencies: HB 1361, * SB 5235, CH 32 (2013)
Child welfare services, infants in out-of-home care, HIV testing: SB 5454
Child welfare services, safety assessment tool, institute for public policy to conduct empirical study: SB 5281, SSB 5281
Child welfare services, service delivery measurements using certain indicators of success, developing: HB 1774, * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Child welfare services, service delivery measurements, developing: SB 5531, SSB 5531
Child welfare services, training and advancement program, collecting certain financial assistance payments: HB 1708, SHB 1708, SB 5403, SSB 5403
Child welfare services, youth in out-of-home care, improving educational outcomes: HB 1566, SHB 1566, * 2SHB 1566, CH 182 (2013)
Child welfare system, advisory committee on disproportionate representation of children of color in, membership rules: HB 2665, SHB 2665, SB 6429
Child welfare transformation design committee, suspending statute that established committee: * ESHB 1774, CH 205 (2013)
Children removed from parents or guardians, receiving care centers for, licensing of: SB 5475
Children removed from parents or guardians, resource and assessment centers for, licensing of: SSB 5475
Children's day, celebrating: * HR 4621 (2013), * HR 4660 (2014)
Children's products, limiting presence of TRIS and other flame retardants when products manufactured, sold, or distributed for use in state: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 5984, SB 6048, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Conception, Washington state life at conception act, declaring that right to life begins at conception: HB 1259
Custodial interference, first degree, in connection with court-ordered residential provisions for child, class C felony: HB 2624, SHB 2624, SB 6539
Custody, Braden and Charlie Powell act of 2013: SB 5162, SSB 5162
Custody, implementing recommendations of Powell fatality team: SB 5315, * SSB 5315, CH 254 (2013)
Custody, parental abduction of child, educating parents concerning harmful effects: HB 1021, * SHB 1021, CH 91 (2013)
Custody, parenting plans, mediation: HB 1353
Custody, parenting plans, objections to relocation of child's residence: HB 2197, SHB 2197
Custody, parenting plans, residential provisions for children: HB 1107, SHB 1107, HB 1353, HB 2197, SHB 2197
Custody, parenting plans, residential provisions for children of military parents: HB 1107, SHB 1107
Custody, prohibiting child custody award to suspect in active homicide investigation: SB 5162, SSB 5162
Decisions regarding child, making decisions to be recognized as fundamental parental right: HB 2174, SB 6247
Disabilities, children from birth to age three with, department to be lead agency for early intervention services: HB 2598
Domestic violence against a child, modifying offender score provisions: HB 2194
Drivers' licenses and instruction permits, for minors, design to indicate age of holder: HB 2471
Fetal alcohol exposure, requiring posting of warning signs on premises serving alcohol: HB 2737
Fetal alcohol exposure, work group to address: HB 2737
Firearms, allowing unauthorized access to a child under age fourteen, criminal provisions: SB 5485
Health care for minors, consent of minor: SB 6407
Healthiest next generation, governor's council for, establishment and duties: HB 2643, SHB 2643, 2SHB 2643, SB 6383
Homeless children, pilot program to link homeless families with stable housing in student's school district: HB 2763, SB 6365
Homeless youth population, identifying characteristics of: HB 2610, SHB 2610
Hunting, age limitations and requirements for licenses and hunting: HB 1199, ESHB 1199, HB 2459, SHB 2459, SB 5231, SSB 5231, SB 6039, SSB 6039
Identicards, for minors, design to indicate age of holder: HB 2471
Immunization, making childhood immunization resources available to pregnant women: SB 6297, ESSB 6297
Immunization, meningococcal disease, schools to provide online access to required information concerning: SB 5753
Injuries on school grounds, notifying parents of child's injury, school districts to adopt policy and procedures for: SB 6332
Marijuana, criminal acts by or with minors, new provisions: HB 2706, SHB 2706
Marijuana, purchase by minors, using certain minors in controlled purchase compliance check programs: HB 2303, SB 6158
Military parents, dissolution of marriage, residential provisions for children: HB 1107, SHB 1107
Minors, work permits for employing, master application procedures: * SB 5056, CH 156 (2013)
Missing and exploited children, task force on, repealing advisory board provision: HB 2712
Missing children clearinghouse, adding endangered persons: HB 1895, SB 5556, * SSB 5556, CH 285 (2013)
Motorcycle helmet use, mandatory for persons under age eighteen: SB 5143
Murder, aggravated first degree, including certain child victims: SB 5015
Neglect or abuse, by supervised persons, expanding reporting requirements to various organizations: * SB 5359, CH 273 (2013)
Neglect or abuse, modifying provisions concerning faith-based or metaphysical healing efforts: SB 6295, SSB 6295
Neglect or abuse, parent with founded finding of, work group to consider creating certificate of rehabilitation for parents who have turned their lives around: * SSB 5565, CH 162 (2013)
Neglect or abuse, parent with founded finding of, work group to consider creating certificate of suitability for parents who have turned their lives around: SB 5565
Neglect or abuse, substantiated, child protective services to notify school district: SB 5822
Neglect or abuse, suspected, interviewing of child with third party present: SB 5316, * SSB 5316, CH 48 (2013)
Neglect, suspected, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: HB 1261, * SHB 1261, CH 105 (2013)
Newborn screening, births outside hospital, collecting blood sample for tests: * SHB 2544, CH 18 (2014)
Newborn screening, hospitals to collect blood sample for certain screening tests: HB 2544
Obesity, prevention through early learning programs, including among duties of department of early learning : HB 1784
Parent-child relationship, termination of, when child conceived through sex offense or incest: SB 6374
Parental rights, requesting that Congress propose parental rights amendment to states for ratification: HJM 4004
Paternity, termination of legal responsibilities for a child when genetic testing establishes nonpaternity: SB 5997
Receiving care centers, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: SB 5475
Receiving care centers, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home due to suspected abuse or neglect: HB 1261
Relatives, placement of child in dependency proceedings with: SB 5763
Relatives, placement of child in dependency proceedings with, Alexis Stuth act: SB 5762
Resource and assessment centers, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home: SSB 5475
Resource and assessment centers, short-term emergency and crisis care for child removed from home due to suspected abuse or neglect: * SHB 1261, CH 105 (2013)
Return of child, service of writ of habeas corpus for, waiving of fees by sheriff: HB 1119
Runaway youths, overnight youth shelter or program, shelter procedures when child known to lack parental permission: HB 1250, * SB 5147, CH 4 (2013)
School attendance, compulsory, modifying requirements for children age six and seven: HB 1283, SHB 1283
Seattle Children's Hospital, honoring the work of: * SR 8647 (2013)
Sexual abuse and exploitation prevention training program, for school employees, development and implementation: HB 1869, SB 5563
Sexual abuse and violence, preventing, providing information in sexual health education: SB 6376
Sexual abuse of a minor, commercial, adding to abuse issues course for teachers seeking certification: * ESSB 5563, CH 10 (2013)
Sexual exploitation of a minor, adding to abuse issues course for teachers seeking certification: * ESSB 5563, CH 10 (2013)
Sexual misconduct or physical abuse, by school employee, reporting requirements for other school employees when aware that student is likely a victim: * ESSB 5563, CH 10 (2013)
Sexual orientation change efforts, practice of, prohibiting when performed on patient under eighteen: HB 2451, ESHB 2451, SB 6449
Shelters or programs for runaway youths, procedures when child known to lack parental permission: HB 1250, * SB 5147, CH 4 (2013)
Smoking, prohibiting in moving or parked motor vehicle carrying a minor: HB 2086, SHB 2086, SB 5230
Social investment steering committee, Washington, establishment of, duties to include pilot programs: HB 2337, SHB 2337
Suicide, youth screening and referral training for school nurses, social workers, and counselors : HB 1336, SB 5365
Suicide, youth screening and referral training for school nurses, social workers, counselors, and school psychologists: * ESHB 1336, CH 197 (2013), SSB 5365
Suicide, youth suicide prevention activities, assistance for schools: SB 6431, * SSB 6431, CH 103 (2014)
Tanning devices, ultraviolet, use by persons under age eighteen, prohibiting: HB 1585, SB 5455, SB 5521, * SB 6065, CH 87 (2014)
Teen summer employment wage, authorizing employers to pay: SB 6471, SSB 6471
Teen training wage, temporary, authorizing employers to pay: SB 6495
Tobacco products, selling to a minor, clarifying provisions: HB 2795, SHB 2795, SB 6569
Visitation, grandparents of child, right to seek through courts: HB 1934, ESHB 1934
Visitation, persons with ongoing and substantial relationship with child, right to seek through courts: HB 1934, ESHB 1934
Visitation, seeking through courts, impact of criminal record on: HB 1934, ESHB 1934
Visitation, sibling visitation after dependency proceedings dismissed: HB 1140, SHB 1140
Visitation, sibling visitation for children in foster care: HB 1204, ESHB 1204, SB 5389, SSB 5389, * E2SSB 5389, CH 316 (2013)
Visitation, third-party, conditions and procedures: HB 1506
Voting, registration, motor voter preregistration for persons age sixteen and seventeen: EHB 1279, ESHB 1279, SB 5270
Youth in need, improving school districts' capacity to respond through training and planning: * ESHB 1336, CH 197 (2013), SSB 5365
Youth, troubled, improving school districts' capacity to respond through training and planning: HB 1336, SB 5365