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Adult entertainment establishments, entertainer safety and advisory committee: * EHB 1756, CH 304 (2019), SB 5724
Adult entertainment establishments, entertainers not employed by, requirements: SB 6517
Adult entertainment venues, endangering persons with dwarfism, prohibiting: SB 5486, SSB 5486
Auction companies, registration with department of revenue: * HB 1176, CH 442 (2019), SB 5125
Auction dealers, wholesale motor vehicle, possessory lien on stored vehicle: HB 2650, SB 6410
Bags, retail carryout, standards and pass-through charge: HB 1205, SHB 1205, 2SHB 1205, SB 5323, * ESSB 5323, CH 138 (2020)
Barber shops, inapplicability of "employment" for certain barbers: SB 5326
Bots, using online to mislead in commercial transaction, prohibiting: HB 2396
Building business ecosystems act, building business ecosystems area financing: SB 5564, SSB 5564
Business improvement areas, protections for, homelessness impact grant program: SB 6196
Call centers, relocation to other country: HB 1960, SB 5058
Chamber of commerce, protections for, homelessness impact grant program: SB 6196
Collection agencies, bona fide errors by, agency not liable in certain actions: HB 2636
Collection agencies, credit card payment, definition of and transaction fee for: HB 2635, SB 6118
Collection agencies, hospital/health system connections with, notice of: ESHB 2036
Collection agencies, serving debtor with summons and complaint: * HB 1066, CH 201 (2019), SB 5034
Collection entities, contracts with hospitals for debt collection: HB 2036
Commercial properties, small, in designated district, property tax exemption: HB 2881
Commercial real property, relief for, expanding property tax exemption to, constitutional amendment: HJR 4211, SJR 8218
Computing businesses, large advanced, workforce education investment surcharge: * ESSB 6492, CH 2 (2020)
Concrete pumping services, as "constructing"/related activities, excise taxation: HB 2894, SB 6317
Consumer data, consumer data bill of rights: HB 2759
Consumer data, Washington privacy act protections: HB 1854, SHB 1854, 2SHB 1854, SB 5376, SSB 5376, 2SSB 5376
Contracts, services/equipment leasing with automatic renewal, requirements: SB 6437
Cottage food operations, maximum sales limit for permit: HB 2218
Cottage food operations, product labeling information requirements: * HB 2217, CH 171 (2020)
Data brokers, consumer personal information, Washington privacy act: HB 1854, 2SHB 1854, SB 5376, SSB 5376, 2SSB 5376
Data brokers, registration and additional requirements: E2SHB 1503
Data brokers, registration and information security program requirements: HB 1503, SHB 1503
Data controllers/processors, Washington privacy act: HB 2742, SHB 2742, SB 6281, SSB 6281, 2SSB 6281
Data of users, products that transmit, sticker for: HB 2365, SHB 2365
Data processors, Washington consumer data bill of rights: HB 2759
Data processors, Washington consumer data transparency act: HB 2046
Data, protection by businesses, state charter of personal data rights: HB 2364
Debt buyers, actions against debtors, prohibitions: HB 2476, * SHB 2476, CH 30 (2020)
Delivery devices, automated electrically powered ground-based, regulatory framework work group: SSB 5378
Delivery devices, personal, regulating: HB 1325, * ESHB 1325, CH 214 (2019), SB 5378
Diaper services, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2480, HB 2946
Electronic records, distributed ledger technology and blockchain, definitions: * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Electronic records, distributed ledger technology, repealing certain statutes: SB 6028, * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Electronic records, distributed ledger technology, use of: HB 2604, SB 5638, * SSB 5638, CH 153 (2019)
Electronic records/signatures, repealing certain statutes: SB 6028, * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Electronic records/signatures, uniform electronic transactions act, adoption: SB 6028, * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Employment agencies or directories, regulating: SB 5171
Employment agencies, temporary, payroll expense tax to include, when/where: HB 2948, SB 6692
Employment positions, creation of, B&O tax credits: HB 1566, SB 5215
Engineering, entities practicing, registration with department of revenue: SB 5125
Farmers markets, alcoholic beverage sales at, various: HB 1947
Fees from businesses, in nonappropriated accounts, prohibiting transfers of: HB 2369
Fitness centers, safety and sanitation: SB 5553, SSB 5553
Food processing facilities, greenhouse gas emission limits exemption for: HB 1984
Food products producers, greenhouse gas limits regulatory relief: HB 1985
Food service businesses, plastic food service products, prohibitions: HB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Food service businesses, plastic food service products, reducing waste from: SHB 1632, HB 2656, SHB 2656, SB 6627
Food service businesses, plastic straws, restrictions: ESSB 5077
Food service businesses, worker schedule requirements: HB 1491, SHB 1491, SB 5717, SSB 5717
Franchises, franchisor/franchisee relationship: HB 1757
Gas stations, motor fuel pumps, fuel tax sticker for display on: HB 1633, SHB 1633, 2SHB 1633
Genetic testing companies, direct-to-consumer, genetic data safeguards: HB 2485
Gift cards and certificates, provisions: * HB 1727, CH 376 (2019)
Grocery stores, prepared food sold by, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 2946
Heavy equipment rental property dealers, property tax exemption for: HB 1502, SHB 1502, SB 5628, * SSB 5628, CH 301 (2020)
Heavy equipment rental tax, imposing: * SSB 5628, CH 301 (2020)
Highway sweeping program, statewide volunteer, for businesses, establishing: SB 6650
Hospitality businesses, worker schedule requirements: HB 1491, SHB 1491, SB 5717, SSB 5717
Hospitality industry in Washington, recognizing: * SR 8607 (2019)
Hospitality industry, opportunities for employment in hospitality grant: HB 1556, SB 5808
Internet/mobile application, marketing/advertising to minors via, prohibitions: HB 2442
Investment management companies, international, tax preferences: * ESB 6016, CH 426 (2019)
Investment management services, international, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 1266, SHB 1266, SB 5325, SSB 5325
Kitchens, microenterprise home operations, permits for and regulation of: HB 2777, SB 6434
Kitchens, microenterprise home operations, permits/regulation/pilot program: SHB 2777
Land surveying, entities practicing, registration with department of revenue: SB 5125
Licenses, delinquent renewal fee, waiving, when: * ESB 5402, CH 139 (2020) PV
Licensing service, application handling fees, increasing: HB 2840, SHB 2840, SB 6632, * SSB 6632, CH 164 (2020)
Licensing service, city option to opt out, when: HB 2749, * ESB 5402, CH 139 (2020) PV
Licensing service, small city option to opt out, when: HB 2100
Licensing, fees, for active duty military spouses: HB 1812, SHB 1812
Lodging, employee training regarding human trafficking: HB 2320, SHB 2320, SB 6356
Lodging, furnishing of lodging by business, additional charge for: * ESSB 6592, CH 215 (2020)
Lodging, furnishing of lodging by business, charge for, increasing: SB 6592
Lodging, furnishing of lodging by business, charges for, petitioning to remove: SB 6592, * ESSB 6592, CH 215 (2020)
Lodging, hospitality industry in Washington, recognizing: * SR 8607 (2019)
Lodging, hotel, motel, or inn guest rooms, unlawful marijuana use in: HB 2199
Lodging, short-term agreements, standards for: SB 5863
Lodging, short-term rental operators and platforms, requirements: HB 1798, * SHB 1798, CH 346 (2019), SB 5870
Lodging, short-term rental operators, special alcohol permit for: HB 2192
Marketplace facilitators, nexus threshold and retail sales tax collection: HB 1890, SB 5581, * SSB 5581, CH 8 (2019)
Markets, international, engagement with, to aid WA companies/regions: SB 6656, SSB 6656, 2SSB 6656
New businesses, B&O tax credit: SB 5619
New businesses, B&O tax exemption and additional mitigation tax: SB 5974
Noncompetition covenants, enforceable or unenforceable, when: HB 1450, * ESHB 1450, CH 299 (2019), SB 5478, ESSB 5478
Office space, commercial, development tax incentives: HB 1746, * SHB 1746, CH 273 (2019), SB 5051, ESSB 5051
Pawnbrokers, new-property and gift card/credit purchases by: HB 2309
Pawnbrokers, persons selling property to, licensing of, when: HB 2309
Payroll expense tax, on businesses in King county, imposing, when: HB 2907, SHB 2907, SB 6669
Payroll expense tax, on employers doing business in King county, imposing: HB 2948, SB 6692
Permanent cosmetics businesses, licensing and regulation: HB 1158, SHB 1158
Permits, agency decisions, time required for, reporting progress: HB 2593
Personal data, businesses controlling/processing, WA privacy act: HB 2742, SHB 2742, SB 6281, SSB 6281, 2SSB 6281
Personal data, chief privacy officer as statewide elected official: HB 2366, SHB 2366
Personal data, processors of, Washington consumer data transparency act: HB 2046
Personal data, Washington consumer data bill of rights: HB 2759
Personal data, Washington state charter of personal data rights: HB 2364
Personal information, controllers and processors of, provisions: 2SHB 1854
Personal information, possessed by businesses, security breaches: HB 1071, * SHB 1071, CH 241 (2019), SB 5064, SSB 5064, 2SSB 5064
Pet stores, selling dog or cat in, prohibition and alternatives: HB 2344, SB 6221
Pet stores, selling dog or cat in, requirements and alternatives: HB 1640, SB 5209
Product certification agencies, for alternate building code compliance: HB 1402, SB 5587
Public accommodation, places of, closed captioning on televisions in: SB 6182, SSB 6182
Public accommodation/etc., places of, artificial intelligence profiling, prohibiting: HB 2644
Public accommodation/etc., places of, facial recognition technology in, prohibiting: HB 2856, SHB 2856
Registration, with DOR, annual gross receipts threshold for: HB 1738, SHB 1738, 2SHB 1738
Regulatory agencies, business audits, inspections, and examinations by: HB 2577, SHB 2577, 2SHB 2577, SB 6408, SSB 6408
Restaurants, children's meals at, default beverage options for: HB 2383, SHB 2383, SB 6455, SSB 6455
Restaurants, diaper-changing stations: HB 1223, SHB 1223, SB 5156
Restaurants, hospitality industry in Washington, recognizing: * SR 8607 (2019)
Restaurants, liquor licenses, soju endorsement: HB 1034, * SHB 1034, CH 61 (2019), SB 5020, SSB 5020
Restaurants, paying new employee training period wages, certificate for: SB 6377
Retail establishments, worker schedule requirements: HB 1491, SHB 1491, SB 5717, SSB 5717
Rewards cards, unclaimed property act exemption: HB 1313, SHB 1313, SB 5654, SSB 5654
Sales of goods and services during time of disaster, limiting price increases for: SB 6699
Sales representatives, payment of earned commissions to: * HB 2474, CH 84 (2020)
Salon/shop licenseholders, booth renters at premises of, prohibitions: SB 5326
Secondhand dealers, new-property and gift card/credit purchases by: HB 2309
Secondhand dealers, persons selling property to, licensing of, when: HB 2309
Security and fire alarm monitoring services, tax exemptions: HB 2130
Security companies, guard use of force with firearm discharge, reporting: SB 5916
Security companies, private, licensing and license renewals: SB 6605, SSB 6605
Self-storage businesses, personal property in storage units, protections: SB 5957
Signatures/messages, electronic, distributed ledger technology, use of: SB 5638, * SSB 5638, CH 153 (2019)
Signatures/messages, electronic, repealing electronic authentication act: * HB 1908, CH 132 (2019), SB 5501
Signatures/records, electronic, repealing certain statutes: SB 6028, * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Signatures/records, electronic, uniform electronic transactions act, adoption: SB 6028, * ESSB 6028, CH 57 (2020)
Small business enterprise enforceable goals program, for ferry vessel procurement: * ESHB 2161, CH 431 (2019)
Small, bill of rights for small businesses, regulatory agencies to create and post: HB 2093, SB 5948, SSB 5948
Small, fairer system for, single low flat B&O tax rate for all businesses: SB 5994
Small, public utility tax gross receipts threshold exemption for, when: HB 1738, SHB 1738, 2SHB 1738
Small, small business tax credit, increasing: SB 6492
Staffing agencies, temporary employee assignment, agency to visit worksite: SB 6122, ESSB 6122
Staffing agencies, temporary employee-related industrial insurance claims: SB 6122, ESSB 6122
Staffing agencies, temporary, payroll expense tax to include, when/where: HB 2948, SB 6692
Taxes, multiple business, city/town imposition citing same statutory authority, prohibiting: SB 6194
Theaters, liquor licenses for, requirements: HB 1004, HB 1904, HB 1905, SB 5643, SSB 5643
Ticket resellers, licensing and regulation: SB 5321, SSB 5321
Ticket sellers, web sites of, selling software to interfere with, prohibition: HB 1762
Time zone and daylight saving time, impact on commerce, reviewing: SB 5139, SB 5140
Travel agents and tour operators, preferential B&O tax rate, eliminating: HB 2141, SB 5997
Travel agents and tour operators, preferential B&O tax rate, increasing: * ESSB 6004, CH 425 (2019)
Travel agents, preferential B&O tax rate, eliminating: HB 2157
Travel agents, preferential B&O tax rate, modifying: SHB 2157, 2SHB 2157
Usury laws, application to certain delinquent property taxes: HB 1926
Veteran-owned, awarding public works and procurement contracts to: SB 5762
Wilderness therapy programs, for troubled youth, licensing: SB 6637
Women-/minority-/veteran-owned businesses, loans to, B&O tax credit: HB 2605