Topical Index

BACKGROUND CHECKS  BACKGROUND CHECKS RSS Feed
               (See also FIREARMS)
Certificates of parental improvement, role when abuse/neglect or dependence: HB 1645, SHB 1645, SB 5533, SSB 5533, 2SSB 5533
Explosives licensees and license applicants, background checks: HB 2133
Guardians ad litem, for child, fingerprint background checks: * SB 5895, CH 57 (2019)
Gubernatorial appointees, background check information on, providing: SB 5968
In-home services agencies, various, sharing background check information: HB 1565, ESHB 1565, SB 5568, SSB 5568
Long-term care, various providers, sharing background check information: HB 1565, ESHB 1565, SB 5568, SSB 5568
Marijuana businesses, financiers of, criminal history record check: HB 1963
Private investigators, temporary registration cards during check: SB 5111
Service providers, in-home, licensing and background checks: HB 1967
Volunteers, schools/school districts, criminal records checks: HB 1833
Work group, on background checks, DCYF to convene: HB 2064, SHB 2064
BICYCLES  BICYCLES RSS Feed
               
Bicyclists, as vulnerable users of a public way, protections: HB 1966, ESHB 1966, SB 5723, * SSB 5723, CH 403 (2019)
Definition, "bicycle": SHB 1277, * SSB 5723, CH 403 (2019)
Definitions, "bicycle" and "electric-assisted bicycle": HB 1277
Electric-assisted bicycles/equipment, purchase of, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 1986
Nonmotorists, active transportation safety advisory council, convening: HB 1723, SB 5710
Nonmotorists, Cooper Jones active transportation safety council, convening: ESHB 1723, * SSB 5710, CH 54 (2019) PV
Sales of bicycles, retail, additional sales tax on: SB 5971, SSB 5971
BOATS AND BOATING  BOATS AND BOATING RSS Feed
               (See also RIVERS AND STREAMS; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.)
Boating safety education program, adding whale watching materials: * SB 5918, CH 293 (2019)
Electric vessels, retail sales and use tax exemptions, when: SHB 2042, * E2SHB 2042, CH 287 (2019)
Fees, various, modifying and remitting to DOL and counties: * EHB 1789, CH 417 (2019)
Registration and certain transactions, service and filing fees, various: * EHB 1789, CH 417 (2019)
Registration, failing to register vessel, deferral program: * SSB 5362, CH 459 (2019)
Registration, failing to register vessel, deferred finding program: * ESSB 5997, CH 423 (2019)
Registration, failing to register vessel, deferred prosecution program: SB 5362
Titles, certificates of, filing fees, various: * EHB 1789, CH 417 (2019)
Vessels, titles, quick title service fees: HB 1027
BONDS  BONDS RSS Feed
               (See also BUDGETS; TITLE ONLY BILLS)
Chehalis basin flood damage, projects, general obligation bonds: HB 1154
General obligation bonds, for building business ecosystems area financing: SB 5564, SSB 5564
General obligation bonds, for capital and operating budget projects: HB 1101, * SHB 1101, CH 414 (2019), SB 5133, SSB 5133
General obligation bonds, for community behavioral health facilities: SB 5537, SSB 5537
General obligation bonds, for military benefit zone public improvements: HB 1386, SHB 1386, SB 5571, SSB 5571
General obligation bonds, for Puget Sound Gateway projects: HB 2132
General obligation bonds, for Puget Sound Gateway, I-405, and SR-167 projects: * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
General obligation bonds, forward Washington projects or improvements: SB 5970
General obligation bonds, proceeds for transportation budget projects: SB 5970
School district bonds and payment levies, at least 55% of voters to authorize: SB 5252, SJR 8202
School district bonds and payment levies, simple majority to authorize: HB 1184, HJR 4203, SB 5066, SSB 5066, SJR 8201, SSJR 8201
School district capital bond authorization, training for district boards: HB 2023
State debt reduction account, creating for bond interest/principal payment: SB 5938
BOUNDARIES  BOUNDARIES RSS Feed
               
Election districts, voting precinct boundaries within: ESB 5496
Review boards, unincorporated island of territory annexation not subject to: HB 1357, SHB 1357, SB 5249
Urban growth areas, boundary requirements: SB 5026, SSB 5026, SB 5194
BREE COLLABORATIVE  BREE COLLABORATIVE RSS Feed
               
Reproductive health care access for all act, role of collaborative: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
BUDGETS  BUDGETS RSS Feed
               (See also ECONOMIC AND REVENUE FORECAST COUNCIL; FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE; LEGISLATURE; PUBLIC FUNDS AND ACCOUNTS; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS; TITLE ONLY BILLS)
Agency budget requests, impact of certain appropriation levels in: HB 2153
Agency budget requests, zero-based budget review in: HB 2149
Capital, 2019-2021 and supplemental 2017-2019: SSB 5134
Capital, 2019-2021 and supplemental 2019: HB 1102, * SHB 1102, CH 413 (2019) PV, SB 5134
Capital, animal shelter facilities dedicated funding: HB 1007
Capital, biennial appropriations to public works board from assistance account: HB 1680, SHB 1680, HB 1691, SHB 1691, SB 5788, SB 5952
Capital, general obligation bonds for projects: HB 1101, * SHB 1101, CH 414 (2019), SB 5133, SSB 5133
Capital, higher education and state agency art appropriations: * HB 1318, CH 240 (2019), SB 5375
Capital, limiting debt proceeds use to capital purposes: HJR 4205
Capital, small scale public works projects, prevailing wage exemption: SB 5556
Capital, state debt reduction account, creating to finance certain projects: SB 5938
Children, core state services, forecasting/budgeting as maintenance-level costs: HB 2083, SB 5942
Expenditure information web site, state, accessibility from taxes database: SB 5631
Expenditure limit, state, adjusting due to transfers from "related funds": SB 5609
Expenditure limit, state, establishing responsible limit: SB 5609
Expenditures, discretionary tax expenditure budget, operating budget to include: HB 1703
Federal, balanced budget, U.S. constitutional amendment for: HJM 4005, SJM 8004
Fiscal obligations, state, restricting: HJR 4205
Model toxics control act account-related budget information, availability: * ESSB 5993, CH 422 (2019)
Model toxics control revenues, budget document concerning: SB 5993
Operating, 2019-2021: HB 1109, SB 5153
Operating, 2019-2021 and supplemental 2017-2019: * ESHB 1109, CH 415 (2019) PV
Operating, ambulatory surgical facility licensing fees, establishment: SB 5906
Operating, general obligation bonds for projects: HB 1101, * SHB 1101, CH 414 (2019), SB 5133, SSB 5133
Operating, governor's nonstate travel, funding: HB 1021
Operating, omnibus appropriations act, discretionary tax expenditure budget in: HB 1703
Operating, school district compensation regionalization factors: HB 1111, HB 1627, SB 5773
Operating, second supplemental 2017-2019: HB 1108, SB 5154
Operating, state balanced budget requirement: HB 2152, HJR 4205, SJR 8207
Operating, state balanced budget requirement, fiscal legislation veto impact: HB 2090
Outlook, state budget, inflationary increase to public employee salaries/wages: SB 5963, SSB 5963
Transportation, 2019-2021: HB 1160, SB 5214
Transportation, 2019-2021 and supplemental 2017-2019: * ESHB 1160, CH 416 (2019) PV, SSB 5214
Transportation, 2019-2021, additive: SB 5972, SSB 5972
Transportation, general obligation bonds, proceeds for projects: SB 5970
Transportation, supplemental 2017-2019: HB 1161, SB 5213
BUILDING CODE COUNCIL  BUILDING CODE COUNCIL RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS)
Codes, statewide, adoption and amendment deadlines: SB 5634
Fire code, mobile food unit fire permits, rule making: HB 1134, SHB 1134
Hydrofluorocarbons and alternatives, rule making: HB 1112, SHB 1112, * E2SHB 1112, CH 284 (2019), SB 5426, SSB 5426, 2SSB 5426
Nonpotable water systems, on-site treated, risk-based standards, rule making: HB 1747, ESHB 1747
Renewable energy systems, encouraging and studying, council role: HB 1862, SB 5223, SSB 5223, * E2SSB 5223, CH 235 (2019)
BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS  BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODE COUNCIL; BUILDINGS, STATE)
Accessory dwelling units, provisions: HB 1797, SHB 1797, SB 5812, ESSB 5812
Adoption and amendment of statewide codes, deadlines: SB 5634
Code enforcement officials, assault of, aggravating circumstance: SHB 1337
Code enforcement officials, third degree assault of: HB 1337
Electric vehicles, charging stations at new buildings: HB 1257, SHB 1257, 2SHB 1257, * E3SHB 1257, CH 285 (2019), SB 5293, SSB 5293, 2SSB 5293
Energy codes, state, for nonresidential buildings: * E3SHB 1257, CH 285 (2019), 2SSB 5293
Energy codes, state, for residential and nonresidential buildings: HB 1257, SHB 1257, 2SHB 1257, SB 5293, SSB 5293
Fire code, mobile food units and conversion vending units: HB 1134, SHB 1134
Food units, mobile, fire code and fire permits: HB 1134, SHB 1134
Functional recovery, post-earthquake, building standard and task force: SSB 5247
Functional recovery, post-earthquake, incentives, grants, and task force: SB 5557, SSB 5557
Hydrofluorocarbons and alternatives, emissions reduction: HB 1112, SHB 1112, * E2SHB 1112, CH 284 (2019), SB 5426, SSB 5426, 2SSB 5426
Product certification agencies, for alternate code compliance: HB 1402, SB 5587
Telecommunications installations, wiring requirements, exemption: HB 1594, * SHB 1594, CH 119 (2019)
Tiny houses, and tiny houses with wheels, international residential code: SB 5383, * ESSB 5383, CH 352 (2019)
BUILDINGS, STATE  BUILDINGS, STATE RSS Feed
               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE)
Facility projects, water efficient landscaping: HB 1165
Functional recovery, post-earthquake, building standard and task force: SSB 5247
Functional recovery, post-earthquake, incentives, grants, and task force: SB 5557, SSB 5557
Library-archives building, Washington state, project and account: HB 2015, * ESHB 2015, CH 448 (2019), SB 5902
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS  BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS; CORPORATIONS)
Cooperative finance organizations, B&O tax deduction: HB 1368
Engineering, entities practicing, registration with department of revenue: SB 5125
Entities, corporate crime act: * HB 1252, CH 211 (2019)
Entities, crimes committed by, fines/legal financial obligations: * HB 1252, CH 211 (2019)
Entities, gender of directors on board of, reporting: SB 5142
Entities, marijuana business or nonprofit, licensing and residency: HB 1236, SHB 1236, SB 5202, SB 5409
Executive pay ratios, excessive, certain surcharges for: HB 1681, HB 1778
Family and medical leave, paid, exempting or excluding certain entities: SB 5539
Land surveying, entities practicing, registration with department of revenue: SB 5125
Uniform business organizations code, limited cooperative associations: * SB 5002, CH 37 (2019)
BUSINESSES  BUSINESSES RSS Feed
               (See also ACCOUNTANTS AND ACCOUNTING; ADVERTISING; AGRICULTURE; ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; CONTRACTORS; CORPORATIONS; DRUGS; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; FARMS AND FARMING; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; INSURANCE; LABOR; MANUFACTURING AND TECHNOLOGY; MOTOR VEHICLES; NEWS MEDIA; PROFESSIONS; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; TAXES - BUSINESS AND OCCUPATION; TITLE ONLY BILLS; TRANSPORTATION; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Adult entertainment establishments, entertainer safety and advisory committee: * EHB 1756, CH 304 (2019), SB 5724
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
Bags, retail carryout, standards: HB 1205, SHB 1205, 2SHB 1205, SB 5323, ESSB 5323
Barber shops, inapplicability of "employment" for certain barbers: SB 5326
Building business ecosystems act, building business ecosystems area financing: SB 5564, SSB 5564
Call centers, relocation to other country: HB 1960, SB 5058
Collection agencies, serving debtor with summons and complaint: * HB 1066, CH 201 (2019), SB 5034
Consumer data, Washington privacy act protections: HB 1854, SHB 1854, 2SHB 1854, SB 5376, SSB 5376, 2SSB 5376
Data brokers, consumer personal information, Washington privacy act: HB 1854, 2SHB 1854, SB 5376, SSB 5376, 2SSB 5376
Data brokers, registration and information security program requirements: HB 1503, SHB 1503, 2SHB 1503
Data processors, Washington consumer data transparency act: HB 2046
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
Electronic records, distributed ledger technology, use of: SB 5638, * SSB 5638, CH 153 (2019)
Employment agencies or directories, regulating: SB 5171
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
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
Food service businesses, plastic food service products, reducing waste of: SHB 1632
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
Gift cards and certificates, provisions: * HB 1727, CH 376 (2019)
Heavy equipment rental property dealers, property tax exemption for: HB 1502, SHB 1502, SB 5628
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
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
Land surveying, entities practicing, registration with department of revenue: SB 5125
Licenses, delinquent renewal fee, waiving, when: SB 5402
Licensing service, small city option to opt out, when: HB 2100
Licensing, fees, for active duty military spouses: HB 1812, SHB 1812
Lodging, hospitality industry in Washington, recognizing: * SR 8607 (2019)
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
Marketplace facilitators, nexus threshold and retail sales tax collection: HB 1890, SB 5581, * SSB 5581, CH 8 (2019)
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
Permanent cosmetics businesses, licensing and regulation: HB 1158, SHB 1158
Personal data, processors of, Washington consumer data transparency act: HB 2046
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, requirements and alternatives: HB 1640, SB 5209
Product certification agencies, for alternate building code compliance: HB 1402, SB 5587
Registration, with DOR, annual gross receipts threshold for: HB 1738, SHB 1738
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
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
Salon/shop licenseholders, booth renters at premises of, prohibitions: SB 5326
Security and fire alarm monitoring services, tax exemptions: HB 2130
Security companies, guard use of force with firearm discharge, reporting: SB 5916
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
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
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