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Architectural services, contracts for joint agency utilization of: HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5348, * SSB 5348, CH 232 (2015)
Audits, appealing results of: HB 2148
Audits, financial, by licensed CPA firm rather than state auditor: ESHB 2148
Audits, financial, by private entity rather than state auditor: HB 2148
Boards, advisory, subject to open public meetings act: HB 1425
Bridges, local government-owned structurally deficient, expedited permitting and contracting: HB 1851, * SHB 1851, CH 144 (2015)
Buildings, critical governmental facilities, combined heat and power for energy savings: HB 1095, SHB 1095, * E2SHB 1095, CH 19 (2015)
Cell site simulator device, use by government, restrictions: HB 1440, * ESHB 1440, CH 222 (2015)
Committees, subject to open public meetings act, when: HB 1425
Community redevelopment financing, limiting area in apportionment district for: HB 1383, HJR 4202
Contracts, between agencies and vendors, prohibiting nondisclosure clause: HB 1374
Creative districts, state-certified, designation and certification of: HB 2583, SHB 2583
Data management by agencies, audits: HB 1008, SHB 1008
Development proposals, SEPA categorical exemptions, when: HB 1588
Disaster areas, designated, area creation and financing with bonds and local sales and use tax: HB 2551, SB 6316, SSB 6316, 2SSB 6316
Elected officials, creating Washington elected officials retirement savings plan: SB 5980
Elected officials, declared leave of absence to be vacancy in office, when: HB 2249
Electronic data and metadata, federal agencies collecting, prohibiting agency cooperation with: HB 1473
Electronic submissions and signatures, agency options for establishing method: HB 2427, * SHB 2427, CH 95 (2016), SB 6315, SSB 6315
Employment laws and contracts, local, to apply equally to unionized and nonunionized employers, when: HB 1934, SB 5332
Engineering services, contracts for joint agency utilization of: HB 1079, SHB 1079, SB 5348, * SSB 5348, CH 232 (2015)
Entry, in or on premises, by public officials and employees, strictly limiting: HB 1375
Environmental statutes, various involving department of ecology, updating for local government flexibility: HB 2486, SHB 2486, SB 6257
Firearms in public places, regulation by certain local authorities: HB 2460, SB 6351
Fiscal agents, state, appointment by local governments: * HB 2741, CH 105 (2016), SB 6397
Health care coverage, purchase through PEBB by political subdivisions: ESHB 2156
Highway projects, final permit determinations, city, town, or county deadline for: * 2ESSB 5994, CH 15 (2015)
Highway projects, written shoreline exemptions, government entity deadline: SB 5855
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
Housing, affordable, very low-income, local government property tax exemption program for: HB 2544, SHB 2544, SB 6239, SSB 6239, 2SSB 6239
Housing, innovative, exemption from state building code, creating via ordinance, when: HB 2676
Indebtedness, instruments of, issuance of duplicate by local government officer: HB 1815, SHB 1815, SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 5 (2016) V
Information technology infrastructure and security, governing body executive sessions concerning: HB 1561
Infrastructure project areas, local, provisions: EHB 1513
Infrastructure, essential public, bonds to fund, provisions: 2ESB 5624
Infrastructure, local government, levied tax revenue deposit and use for local public works, constitutional amendment: HJR 4205
Infrastructure, public, state debt guarantee for, constitutional amendment to allow: 2ESJR 8204
Infrastructure, Washington investment trust, creating for funding of: HB 2967, SB 5553
Infrastructure, Washington publicly owned trust, creating for funding of: SB 5971
Investment authority and options of local governments, modifying provisions: HB 2936, SHB 2936, * ESB 6349, CH 152 (2016), SB 6596
Local revitalization financing, demonstration projects, bond issuance exemption, when: HB 1265, * SB 5249, CH 112 (2015)
Local revitalization financing, infrastructure project awards, provisions: HB 1648, SB 5109, SSB 5109, * E2SSB 5109, CH 207 (2016)
Long-range planning, costs of, authority to collect permit or other fees to pay for: HB 1802
Minimum wage rate, local, to apply equally to unionized and nonunionized employers, when: HB 2489
Notices, public, about risks and during emergencies, to include notices for non-English-proficient persons: HB 2926, SB 6530
Official oppression by public servant, creating crime of, class C felony: HB 2200
Officials, public, signature attestation by secretary of state: * SB 6491, CH 23 (2016) V
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing upon, prohibiting policies based on: HB 1584
Private roadways, local jurisdiction maintenance of, authority to finance, when: HB 2454
Procurement by public agencies, from nonprofit agencies for the blind: * HB 2398, CH 40 (2016)
Property, vacant or undeveloped agency-owned, master real estate plan to use or dispose of: HB 1905
Public disclosure, government entities to pay fee to public disclosure commission: SB 5867
Public servant, official oppression by, creating crime of, class C felony: HB 2200
Public works assistance account, local government loan repayment amounts to, forgiving, when: SB 6508
Sensing devices, extraordinary, use by government agencies, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1639, ESHB 1639, SB 5714
Unmanned aerial vehicles, use by agencies, procedures and prohibitions: HB 2016
Vapor products, political subdivision regulation of, when: E2SHB 1645
Warrants for payment, duplicate, issuance by local government officer: HB 1815, SHB 1815, SB 5767, * SSB 5767, CH 5 (2016) V