Topical Index

CAPITAL PROJECTS ADVISORY REVIEW BOARD  CAPITAL PROJECTS ADVISORY REVIEW BOARD RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC WORKS)
Alternative public works contracting procedures, revising, board role: * SB 5032 (2021)
CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE  CAPITOL CAMPUS, STATE RSS Feed
               
Firearm/weapon, openly carrying on campus, prohibiting: SB 5038
Firearm/weapon, openly carrying on west campus grounds or in buildings on capitol grounds, prohibiting: * ESSB 5038 (2021)
Firearm/weapon, possession in buildings, on west capitol grounds, or in certain other buildings, prohibiting: HB 1234
Legislative building, commemorating George Washington Bush through art in, task force on, establishing: HB 1339
Public monument, defacing, when owned by public body and including statue, class C felony: SB 5059
Public monument, defacing, when owned by public body and including statue, gross misdemeanor: SSB 5059
CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL  CASELOAD FORECAST COUNCIL RSS Feed
               
Developmental disabilities administration, council forecasting for: SB 5268, ESSB 5268
CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE STATE  CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER, OFFICE OF THE STATE RSS Feed
               
Automated decision systems, public/state agencies developing/procuring/using, office role: SB 5116, SSB 5116
Cloud computing services, 3rd-party commercial, state agency adoption of and migration to, office role: HB 1274, SHB 1274, * E2SHB 1274, CH 40 (2021)
Cloud computing services, 3rd-party, task force on cloud transition, establishing, office role: SHB 1274, * E2SHB 1274, CH 40 (2021)
Cybersecurity, office of, creating within office of state CIO: SB 5432, * ESSB 5432 (2021)
Data backup/disaster recovery, policies/standards adopted by office, executive state agency compliance with: SB 5474
Privacy and data protection, office of, captured personal information security standards, developing, office role: HB 1433
Privacy and data protection, office of, personal data opt-out technology, studying: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Privacy and data protection, office of, role of: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
CHILD CARE  CHILD CARE RSS Feed
               
Child care industry and early childhood development programs, fair start for kids act: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Child support, child care expenses paid by, documentation of: HB 1397
Emergency child care leave for employees, employers meeting requirements for, tax credits: SB 5115
Employees, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine religious/philosophical/personal objections: HB 1006
Licenses, agencies operating without, complaints, model policy for responding to: HB 1454
Licenses, agencies operating without, complaints, response and enforcement: HB 1454
Licenses, for providers, exemptions/seasonal camps/private schools/background checks/internal review/inspections: SB 5151, * SSB 5151 (2021)
Licenses, for providers, fees for, prohibiting: SB 5136, SSB 5136, * SSB 5151 (2021)
Licenses, for providers, professional development/higher education requirements, suspending: HB 1278
Licenses, for providers, waiving fees for, when: HB 1278
Licenses, prospective agency licensees, licensure assistance for: HB 1549
Outdoor nature-based child care program, licensed, establishing: SB 5151, * SSB 5151 (2021)
Perinatal to three, strengthening supports in multiple ways: HB 1213, SB 5237
Prenatal to three, strengthening supports in multiple ways: SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Providers, child care and early learning, increasing rates/training/grants/services to support: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Providers, child care, professional development/higher education licensing requirements, suspending: HB 1278
Volunteers, measles-mumps-rubella vaccine religious/philosophical/personal objections: HB 1006
Working connections program, eligibility/copayment, and student parents: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Working connections program, eligibility/copayment, federal pandemic benefits exclusion: SB 5023
CHILDREN  CHILDREN RSS Feed
               (See also ADOPTION; CHILD CARE; CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; VICTIMS OF CRIMES)
Abuse or neglect, "experiencing homelessness" for purposes of statutes concerning: HB 1221, * SHB 1221, CH 67 (2021)
Abuse or neglect, Christian Science treatment exemption references, removing: HB 1048
Abuse or neglect, health care faith-based practices exemption, when: HB 1048
Abuse or neglect, placement of child with relative or other suitable person: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Abuse or neglect, release of child to parent unless evidence shows imminent physical harm: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Abuse or neglect, removal of child from parent, standards for: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Access to, unsupervised, applicants with criminal record applying for long-term care worker positions with: * SHB 1411 (2021)
Boys and Girls Clubs in Washington state, recognizing: * HR 4612 (2021)
Child welfare services, dependency proceedings, legal representation for child in, when: HB 1219, SHB 1219, * 2SHB 1219 (2021)
Child welfare services, dependency system, early childhood court program for infants/toddlers in, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331, * 2SSB 5331 (2021)
Child welfare services, medical/dental/behavioral health care for children in DCYF custody: HB 1205
Custody, uniform child custody jurisdiction and enforcement act, international application of: * HB 1042, CH 23 (2021)
Diapers, baby, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5309
Diapers/diaper services, infant/toddler/child, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1535
Dogs, courthouse facility dogs, use by children when testifying, access authority and certified handlers for: SB 5127, SSB 5127
Early childhood court program, for infants/toddlers in dependency system, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331, * 2SSB 5331 (2021)
Early childhood education, Betty Peace-Gladstone, former Shoreline Community College professor, honoring: * SR 8608 (2021)
Institutional facilities, secure, institutional education accountability work group, establishing: HB 1295
Institutional facilities, secure, institutional education program for youth in/released from, agencies/advisory group duties: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional facilities, secure, institutional education program for youth in/released from, agencies/work group duties: HB 1295
Institutional facilities, secure, institutional education structure and accountability advisory group, establishing: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional facilities, secure, reformed institutional education system establishment/implementation/funding: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Mental health, assessment/diagnosis through medicaid, for children from birth through 5 years of age: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
Mental health, partnership access line for kids, renaming as mental health referral service for children/teens: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
Molestation, of child, 1st/2nd/3rd degrees, raising seriousness levels of: HB 1384
Molestation, of child, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: * SB 5177, CH 142 (2021)
Nicotine addiction, intervention strategies, community-based and addressing health inequity/racial disparities: HB 1550
Nicotine addiction, intervention strategies, youth tobacco and vapor products prevention account funds use for: HB 1550
Rape of a child, 1st/2nd/3rd degrees, raising seriousness levels of: HB 1384
Rape of a child, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: * SB 5177, CH 142 (2021)
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Respiratory conditions, in children/teenagers, statewide home air quality improvement program, establishing: HB 1291
Safety/well-being of youth, risks to, YES tip line program for tips concerning, establishing: SB 5327, SSB 5327, 2SSB 5327
Safety/well-being of youth, risks to, YES tip line program, advisory committee for, convening: SB 5327, SSB 5327, 2SSB 5327
Sexual misconduct with minor, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: * SB 5177, CH 142 (2021)
Suicide, prevention organizations and crisis intervention information for students on websites of schools: HB 1373, * SHB 1373, CH 167 (2021)
Suicide, youth suicide review team, Washington, establishing for youth suicide reviews: HB 1354, SHB 1354, 2SHB 1354
Suicide, youths up to age 24 who died by, impact of COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates among: HB 1354
Suicide, youths up to age 24 who died by, youth suicide review team to investigate lives of: HB 1354
Suicide, youths up to age 25 who died by, impact of COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates among: SHB 1354, 2SHB 1354
Suicide, youths up to age 25 who died by, youth suicide review team to investigate lives of: SHB 1354, 2SHB 1354
Washington Kids in Transition, support for families with children in Edmonds school district, recognizing: * SR 8613 (2021)
Youth educational programming, capital facilities used for, deferred local sales/use tax funds use for: SB 5080, * SSB 5080, CH 178 (2021)
Youth, host homes for, real property used as, property tax exemption for: HB 1175
CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT  CHILDREN, YOUTH, AND FAMILIES, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also ADOPTION; CHILD CARE; CHILDREN; FOSTER CARE; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Child care, agencies operating without a license, complaints, response and enforcement, DCYF role: HB 1454
Child care, outdoor nature-based program, licensed, establishing, DCYF role: SB 5151, * SSB 5151 (2021)
Child care, prospective agency licensees, DCYF licensure assistance for: HB 1549
Child care, stabilizing industry and expanding early childhood development programs access, DCYF role: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Child welfare services, dependency system, early childhood court program for infants/toddlers in, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331, * 2SSB 5331 (2021)
Child welfare services, medical/dental/behavioral health care for children in DCYF custody: HB 1205
Developmental disabilities, dependent foster youth with, prior to exiting care system/dependency, DCYF role: HB 1061, SHB 1061, * 2SHB 1061, CH 56 (2021)
Early achievers program, governor's temporary suspension of, extending: SB 5277
Early childhood education and assistance program, "homeless" for purposes of: HB 1221, * SHB 1221, CH 67 (2021)
Early childhood education and assistance program, as entitlement, activities/services required to meet, DCYF role: SHB 1451
Early childhood education and assistance program, as entitlement, definition and date for: SHB 1451
Early childhood education and assistance program, as entitlement, definition and date/implementation plan for: HB 1451
Early childhood education and assistance program, as entitlement, implementation plan to meet, DCYF role: HB 1451
Early childhood education and assistance program, as entitlement, Indians and children experiencing homelessness: SHB 1451
Early childhood education and assistance program, entitlement eligibility and expanded enrollment: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Early learning advisory council, membership and duties of, expanding: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Early learning and child care providers, increasing rates/training/grants/services to support: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Early learning and child care, fair start for kids act: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Early learning facilities grant and loan program, modifying: * ESHB 1370, CH 130 (2021)
Early learning facilities grant and loan program, modifying, and adding start-up grants to program: HB 1370
Early learning facilities, development of, impact fees imposed on, restrictions on and optional exemption from: HB 1331, * SHB 1331, CH 72 (2021)
Early learning providers, using freed-up federal coronavirus funds to assist: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Family preservation services, family resource center, defining: * HB 1237, CH 39 (2021)
Family resource center, defining for DCYF purposes: * HB 1237, CH 39 (2021)
Foster care, home studies for placing children in, training program, DCYF role: SB 5233
Institutional education program, for youth in/released from secure facilities, DCYF duties: HB 1295, SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional education program, institutional education accountability work group, establishing: HB 1295
Institutional education program, institutional education structure and accountability advisory group, establishing: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional education system, reformed, establishment/implementation/funding recommendations, DCYF role: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Juvenile detention facilities/institutions, outcomes after exiting, improving, convening stakeholders to consider: * E2SHB 1186 (2021)
Juvenile justice, office of, extension of juvenile court jurisdiction to age 19, implementation role of office: SB 5122
Juvenile justice, Washington partnership council on, duties: * E2SHB 1186 (2021)
Juvenile rehabilitation, community transition services program, implementing, DCYF role: HB 1186, SHB 1186, * E2SHB 1186 (2021)
Medical school graduates, international, limited license for, when nominated by DCYF: HB 1129, * SHB 1129 (2021)
Perinatal to three, strengthening supports in multiple ways: HB 1213, SB 5237
Prenatal to three, strengthening supports in multiple ways: SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
CITIES AND TOWNS  CITIES AND TOWNS RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; COMPUTERS; ELECTIONS; FIRE PROTECTION; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOMES AND HOUSING; LOCAL GOVERNMENT; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT; TAXES - LODGING; TAXES - SALES; TAXES - USE; TRAFFIC; UTILITIES)
Broadband internet services, retail, provided by cities or towns, authority via public broadband act: * ESHB 1336 (2021)
Broadband internet services, retail, provided by public entities, authority via public broadband act: HB 1336
Community preservation and development authorities, boards of directors for, membership: * EHB 1471, CH 47 (2021)
Edmonds, housing and supplementary relief program, Washington Kids in Transition role, recognizing: * SR 8613 (2021)
Grandview, former city council member and mayor Norman "Norm" Wayne Childress, recognizing: * HR 4625 (2021)
Heat island effects, urban, awards to recognize permittees addressing in various areas: HB 1211
Heat island effects, urban, cool roof and tree planting programs for mitigating: HB 1114, * SHB 1114, CH 11 (2021)
Heat island effects, urban, impact on salmon, using NPDES stormwater permit framework to reduce: HB 1211
Homeless individuals, sleeping outdoors on public property, prohibiting criminal sanctions for, when: HB 1576
Lind, William "Bill" Wills, honoring for his friendship and service to the Lind community: * SR 8614 (2021)
Local infrastructure project areas and financing, taxing districts/property tax levies/public improvements: HB 1243
Meetings, public, agenda for, online posting of, requirement and exception: ESHB 1056
Municipal criminal justice assistance account, city share of funds from, loss of, when: SB 5310
Seattle, interbay property, state lands development authority formation for: HB 1173, SHB 1173, 2SHB 1173
Utilities, city/town services for tenants, collection of delinquent charges after governor's proclamation expires: SHB 1421
Utilities, city/town services for tenants, collection of delinquent charges, when: HB 1421, SHB 1421
Utilities, city/town services for tenants, prohibiting collection of delinquent charges from owner, when: HB 1421, SHB 1421
CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEDURE  CIVIL ACTIONS AND PROCEDURE RSS Feed
               (See also CIVIL LEGAL AID, OFFICE; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; PROTECTION ORDERS; WAGES AND HOURS)
Bankruptcy proceedings, homestead exemption, amount and application of: SB 5408, * ESSB 5408 (2021)
Construction contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SB 5333
COVID-19 emergency proclamations, civil penalties for activity/operations violations, amnesty for and prohibition of: HB 1547, SB 5469
Defenses, against personal injury/wrongful death, when person injured/killed due to committing class A/B felony: SB 5263
Defenses, against personal injury/wrongful death, when person injured/killed due to committing felony: * ESSB 5263 (2021)
Discrimination, against persons with disabilities, actions alleging, modifying requirements, when: HB 1574
Down syndrome, abortion/attempted abortion due to, action against physician: HB 1008, SB 5416
Elections, participation in, seeking sanctions in civil action enjoining person from, prohibition, when: SB 5109
Emergency orders by governor, actions to determine validity of, declaratory and other relief: HB 1563
Facial recognition technology, prohibitions, actions due to violations, when: SB 5104
Health care, injuries resulting from, actions against providers for, standard of care law and proof of injury: SB 5271, * SSB 5271 (2021)
Law enforcement officer, unlawfully summoning a, civil action for damages: * ESB 5135 (2021)
Liability, care or assistance, nonmedical, rendering at emergency/disaster scene, immunity for: HB 1209, * SHB 1209, CH 66 (2021)
Liability, COVID infection-related damage/loss/injury/death claims, school immunity from liability for, when: HB 1338
Mischief, criminal, provisions involving liability when operating a motor vehicle: SB 5456
Peace officers, misconduct injuring person in person or property by, cause of action: HB 1202, SHB 1202, 2SHB 1202
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow professional rescuer actions in certain cases of neglect/omission/etc.: SHB 1341
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow public safety employee actions in certain cases of neglect/omission/etc.: HB 1341
Professional rescuers, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: SHB 1341
Public agency, tortious conduct of, accrual of interest on judgments founded on: SB 5155, SSB 5155, 2SSB 5155
Public expression protection act, uniform, cause of action under: SB 5009, * SSB 5009 (2021)
Public safety employees, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: HB 1341
Public works contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SSB 5333
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Rescuers, public service company contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to, when: HB 1341
Tortious conduct, of individual/entity/public agency, accrual of interest on judgments founded on: SB 5155, SSB 5155, 2SSB 5155
CIVIL LEGAL AID, OFFICE  CIVIL LEGAL AID, OFFICE RSS Feed
               (See also ATTORNEYS)
Indigent persons, not legally in U.S., civil legal aid funds for representing: * HB 1072, CH 58 (2021)
Indigent tenants, impacted by COVID-19, protections to include right to counsel, office role, when: SB 5160, SSB 5160, * E2SSB 5160, CH 115 (2021) PV
Statewide children's legal representation program, establishing within office: HB 1219, SHB 1219, * 2SHB 1219 (2021)
CLEMENCY AND PARDONS BOARD  CLEMENCY AND PARDONS BOARD RSS Feed
               
Commutation of sentences, conditional, role of board: SB 5036, SSB 5036, E2SSB 5036
Membership and role of board, modifying: SB 5036, SSB 5036, E2SSB 5036
CLIMATE  CLIMATE RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; FUELS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT)
Carbon dioxide, state agency purchasing of copy paper produced via process yielding less: HB 1518
Carbon sequestration and storage, through natural and working lands and forest products: HB 1577
Carbon, carbon pollution tax on greenhouse gas emissions, imposing: HB 1513
Carbon, carbon pollution tax on sale/use of fossil fuels, imposing: HB 1577, SB 5373
Carbon, carbon pollution tax on sale/use of fossil fuels, imposing on energy-intensive trade-exposed industries: HB 1534
Carbon, embodied, in built environment, reducing via buy clean and buy fair Washington act: HB 1103, SHB 1103, SB 5366
Climate bond proceeds account, creating: HB 1513, HB 1577, SB 5373
Climate bond retirement account, creating: HB 1577, SB 5373
Climate bonds retirement account, creating: HB 1513
Climate change mitigation, as GMA comprehensive planning goal, and GHG emissions reduction subelement: HB 1099, SHB 1099, E2SHB 1099
Climate commitment act, Washington, comprehensive program capping greenhouse gas emissions: SB 5126, SSB 5126, * E2SSB 5126 (2021)
Climate commitment task force, convening: SB 5126, SSB 5126
Climate finance account, creating: HB 1513, HB 1577, SB 5373
Climate financing program, ten-year, establishing using revenues from carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels: HB 1577, SB 5373
Climate financing program, ten-year, establishing using revenues from carbon pollution tax on greenhouse gas emissions: HB 1513
Climate oversight board, creating: HB 1513
Global warming potential, maximum for hydrofluorocarbon refrigerants: HB 1050, SHB 1050, * E2SHB 1050 (2021)
Growth management act, climate change and resiliency/land use/transportation/park and recreation elements: HB 1099, SHB 1099
Growth management act, climate change and resiliency/land use/transportation/rural elements: E2SHB 1099
Natural climate solutions account, creating: HB 1513, SB 5373
Sustainable transformative recovery opportunities for the next generation act, Washington: HB 1513, SB 5373
Uniform climate protection surcharge, natural gas companies to pay: HB 1084, SB 5093
Washington climate commitment act: SB 5126, SSB 5126, * E2SSB 5126 (2021)
CODE REVISER, OFFICE OF THE  CODE REVISER, OFFICE OF THE RSS Feed
               
Tax increase legislation, general election advisory votes, communication of results to office of code reviser: HB 1582
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING  COLLECTIVE BARGAINING RSS Feed
               
Confidential employee, definition, removing employees advising/representing state in tort actions from: * SB 5133, CH 180 (2021)
Labor rights, countries that provide, as eligible to sell for use or provide transportation fuels in state, criteria and list: HB 1551
Law enforcement officers, agreements covering, prohibitions: SB 5134
Law enforcement officers, use of force incidents, agreements requiring waiting period, prohibiting: SB 5134
Law enforcement personnel, agreements preventing civilian review of discipline, prohibiting: SB 5055
Law enforcement personnel, disciplinary grievance arbitration, arbitrators for: SB 5055, * SSB 5055, CH 13 (2021)
Law enforcement personnel, nonmandatory subjects of law enforcement bargaining: SB 5436, SSB 5436
Representatives, exclusive, compelling employee speech on matters of public concern, prohibiting, when: SB 5111
Uniformed personnel, disciplinary grievance arbitration, arbitrators for: SB 5055, * SSB 5055, CH 13 (2021)
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES  COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES RSS Feed
               
Central Washington U., Dr. James L. Gaudino, president, honoring: * HR 4611 (2021), * SR 8615 (2021)
Course materials, open educational resources or low-cost materials, online notices: * HB 1119, CH 152 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion in campus environment, campus climate assessments concerning: SB 5227, * E2SSB 5227 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion in campus environment, surveys and campus climate assessments concerning: SSB 5227
Diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism programs and training for faculty/staff/students: SB 5227, SSB 5227, * E2SSB 5227 (2021)
E. Washington U., reviewing real estate deeds/covenants for racial/other restrictions against protected classes: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, expanding access to: SB 5321, * ESSB 5321 (2021)
Financial aid, crime victims and families scholarship program, establishing: HB 1584
Financial aid, newly recruited student athletes, 4-year colleges to reserve 50% of athletic scholarship funding for: HB 1390
Financial aid, opportunity scholarship program, provisions: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Financial aid, private student loan debt, personal property exemption from execution/attachment/garnishment, when: HB 1447, * HB 1525, CH 50 (2021)
Financial aid, Washington college grants, maximum award, at 4-year private not-for-profit colleges, increasing: SB 5215
Financial aid, Washington college grants, maximum award, eligibility for, expanding: HB 1517
Gonzaga University, men's basketball team, congratulating and honoring: * SR 8624 (2021)
Graduate students, adding graduate student member to student achievement council: HB 1472, * SHB 1472, CH 134 (2021)
Health plan coverage for students, to include abortion, when: * HB 1009, CH 53 (2021)
High school students, college in the high school programs, provisions governing: HB 1302, * SHB 1302, CH 71 (2021)
Incarcerated individuals, postsecondary education before and after release: SHB 1044, * 2SHB 1044 (2021)
Inmates, postsecondary education before and after release: HB 1044
Insurers, eligible captive, affiliated with public higher education institution, premium tax exemption: SSB 5315, * 2SSB 5315 (2021)
Law enforcement agencies, use of force by, collecting/reporting data on, a university to establish program for: SSB 5259, * E2SSB 5259 (2021)
Medical school graduates, international, limited license for, when: HB 1129, * SHB 1129 (2021)
Medical students, health equity curriculum for, development by UW/WSU schools of medicine: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Menstrual hygiene products, in gender-neutral and female-student bathrooms, providing: HB 1273, * ESHB 1273, CH 163 (2021), SB 5070
Real estate deeds/covenants, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, grant program for colleges to identify: SHB 1335
Real estate deeds/covenants, racial/other restrictions against protected classes in, UW and EWU to identify: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
Sports, newly recruited student athletes, four-year colleges to reserve 50% of athletic scholarship funding for: HB 1390
Students, homeless and foster care college students pilot program, expanding access to: HB 1166, * SHB 1166, CH 62 (2021)
Students, undocumented student relief grants, using freed-up federal coronavirus funds for: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Textbooks, open educational resources or low-cost materials, online notices: * HB 1119, CH 152 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition payment/GET program, GET account retroactive adjustment for, when: * SB 5430 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition payment/GET program, price increase limitations, when: * SB 5430 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition payment/GET program, value of, and dividends: HB 1138
U. of Washington, board of regents, adding faculty member: HB 1051
U. of Washington, critical patient care/specialized medical research facilities, contracts alternative process: HB 1288
U. of Washington, psychiatry, mental health referral service for children/teens, renaming kids access line as: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
U. of Washington, psychiatry, partnership access line for kids referral and assistance service, renaming: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
U. of Washington, psychiatry, partnership access line for moms, removing pilot program provision: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
U. of Washington, reviewing real estate deeds/covenants for racial/other restrictions against protected classes: * E2SHB 1335 (2021)
U. of Washington, school of medicine, health equity curriculum for medical students, developing: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
U. of Washington, school of nursing, acute care hospital staffing personnel impact on mortality/outcomes, studying: * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
U. of Washington, suicide-safer homes task force and subcommittees role of: HB 1181, SHB 1181
U. of Washington, telehealth services, collaborative for advancement of telemedicine, duties of: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
U. of Washington, telehealth services, collaborative for advancement of telemedicine, extending: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Voters and voting, student engagement hubs, modifying: HB 1003
Washington State U., board of regents, adding faculty member: HB 1051
Washington State U., energy program, least-conflict priority clean energy project siting program, WSU role: * E3SHB 1091 (2021), SB 5415
Washington State U., extension program, pollinator education/outreach program and plan: SB 5253, SSB 5253, * 2SSB 5253 (2021)
Washington State U., force use by law enforcement, information collection/publishing, WSU role: HB 1092, SB 5259
Washington State U., force use by law enforcement/other incidents, information collection/publishing, WSU role: SHB 1092, 2SHB 1092
Washington State U., pesticide safety education program, certain license fees to be used for: SB 5317, * SSB 5317 (2021)
Washington State U., school of medicine, health equity curriculum for medical students, developing: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Western Governors University/Western Governors University Washington, congratulating: * HR 4623 (2021)
COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT  COMMERCE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also BUSINESSES; COMPUTERS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Affordable housing, multi-family property tax exemption for multi-unit residential structures in RTAs, expanding, DOC role: * E2SSB 5287, CH 187 (2021)
Aviation and aerospace committee, appointing and maintaining, DOC role: HB 1538
Best available science, for designation of certain areas under GMA, DOC role: SB 5314
Building communities fund program, grant assistance for projects, modifying funding limits: HB 1154
Business assistance, appropriations from economic development strategic reserve account for, DOC role: SB 5156
Clean fuels program, periodic fuel supply forecast for, DOC role: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, * E3SHB 1091 (2021), SB 5231
Climate change and resiliency element, model, for GMA planning, developing, DOC role: HB 1099, SHB 1099, E2SHB 1099
Commercial buildings, tiers 2 and 3, energy management/benchmarking requirement, DOC role: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Community-police engagement, safe streets pilot project for, DOC role: SB 5353, * ESSB 5353 (2021)
Creative economy, state, work group to create strategic plan for, establishing, DOC role: SB 5238
Crime victims advocacy, office, indigenous survivors of trafficking, services/resources for, office role: HB 1571
Crime victims advocacy, office, nonfatal strangulation victims, forensic nurse examiners for: SB 5183, SSB 5183, * 2SSB 5183 (2021)
Digital equity opportunity program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity planning grant program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Domestic violence and workplace resources, task force on, convening, DOC role: * HB 1315, CH 43 (2021)
Electric utilities, projects, renewable resources analysis and advisory opinion, DOC role: SB 5168
Electric vehicles, charging/refueling infrastructure, mapping/forecasting tool for, developing, DOC role: HB 1287, SHB 1287, * E2SHB 1287 (2021)
Electric vehicles, service providers for, inventory/payment/reliability reporting, DOC rule making: SB 5192, SSB 5192, * 2SSB 5192 (2021)
Equitable access to credit program, DOC to create and operate: HB 1015, SHB 1015, E2SHB 1015
Eviction prevention rental assistance program, creating, DOC role: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Family resource center, defining for DOC purposes: * HB 1237, CH 39 (2021)
Forest health treatments and wildfire prevention/response, developing workforce for, DOC role: HB 1168, SHB 1168, * 2SHB 1168 (2021)
Greenhouse gas emissions and vehicle miles traveled reduction, guidelines and actions for, DOC role: SHB 1099, E2SHB 1099
Greenhouse gas emissions, reducing, DOC role: HB 1577
Heat pump and electrification program, for high-efficiency equipment, establishing, DOC role: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Home sharing support grant program, creating, DOC role: HB 1183
Homeless housing, public building conversion grant program, creating, DOC role: HB 1101
Housing element, in GMA comprehensive plans, existing and projected needs inventory/analysis, DOC role: SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Housing, affordable housing development consultants for rural communities assistance, DOC to contract with: SSB 5375
Industrial symbiosis grant program, for local waste coordination project grants: * SB 5345 (2021)
Industrial waste coordination program, for local industrial symbiosis projects support: * SB 5345 (2021)
Justice, environmental, aiding overburdened communities and vulnerable populations, DOC role: HB 1577
Justice, environmental, environmental health disparities, department actions to reduce: SSB 5141, * E2SSB 5141 (2021)
Justice, environmental, environmental health inequities, department actions to reduce: SB 5141
Local economic inclusion grants, implementing, DOC role: SB 5241, SSB 5241, 2SSB 5241
Manufactured/mobile home community, purchase-opportunity notice: HB 1100, SHB 1100
Manufacturing, Washington BEST manufacturing act, DOC role: HB 1170, * SHB 1170, CH 64 (2021)
Marijuana, licenses, cannabis social equity technical assistance grant program and cannabis retailers mentors roster: * ESHB 1443, CH 169 (2021)
Marijuana, licenses, cannabis social equity technical assistance grant program and cannabis retailers pilot program: HB 1443, SB 5388
Military installations, incompatible developments near, projects for addressing, DOC reporting role: SB 5291
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, individual's opt-in consent for, DOC to study: HB 1433
Planning policy/plans/development regulations, countywide, determinations of GMA/SEPA compliance for, DOC role: SB 5368, SSB 5368, * 2SSB 5368 (2021)
Planning policy/plans/development regulations, countywide, finding of noncompliance, referring to DOC: SB 5368, SSB 5368, * 2SSB 5368 (2021)
Plastic packaging, postconsumer recycled content for, stakeholder advisory committee on, convening, DOC role: * E2SSB 5022 (2021)
Project permitting and review processes, for local projects, developing options for streamlining, DOC role: SSB 5380
Rental assistance, access to rental assistance programs for landlords, DOC role: SSB 5160
Rental assistance, access to statewide assistance program for landlords, DOC role: SB 5160
Rental assistance, appropriations from home security fund account for, DOC role: SB 5156
Rental assistance, emergency rental assistance grant program, creating, DOC role: HB 1228, HB 1398
Rule making, significant agency rules, requirements to include DOC: SB 5276
Rural infrastructure grant program, establishing, DOC role: HB 1263, SHB 1263, 2SHB 1263
Space economy, employment and training opportunities in, studying, DOC and advisory committee roles: HB 1190
State-/publicly-owned lands/buildings, inventory of, publication on DOC web site: HB 1101
Utilities/stakeholders meetings, rolling blackouts/electrification resource adequacy, addressing, DOC role: HB 1527
COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING  COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING RSS Feed
               (See also BOATS AND BOATING; FERRIES)
Fishing vessels, commercial, crewmember license and identifying documentation: * HB 1437, CH 46 (2021)
Ports, container, comprehensive planning container port elements, Indian tribe collaboration: ESHB 1241
Ports, container, comprehensive planning port container elements, Indian tribe collaboration: HB 1458
Ports, public, activities undertaken by, exemption from permitting, when: HB 1436
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES, STATE BOARD FOR)
Access and equity, in community/technical colleges, expanding via our colleges our future act of 2021: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Computer science, bachelor of science degrees in, community/technical college authority to offer: SB 5401, * SSB 5401, CH 147 (2021)
Counselors, aid-eligible students to full-time equivalent faculty counselors, lowering ratio: HB 1318, SB 5194
Counselors, faculty counselors, minimum standards for: SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion in campus environment, campus climate assessments concerning: SB 5227, * E2SSB 5227 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion in campus environment, surveys and campus climate assessments concerning: SSB 5227
Diversity/equity/inclusion, community and technical colleges strategic plan for: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism programs and training for faculty/staff/students: SB 5227, SSB 5227, * E2SSB 5227 (2021)
Faculty, full-time tenure-track to nontenure-track ratio, increasing: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194
Faculty, full-time tenure-track, increasing number of: * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, expanding access to: SB 5321, * ESSB 5321 (2021)
Financial aid, crime victims and families scholarship program, establishing: HB 1584
Financial aid, opportunity scholarship program, provisions: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Financial aid, private student loan debt, personal property exemption from execution/attachment/garnishment, when: HB 1447, * HB 1525, CH 50 (2021)
Financial aid, rural county high employer demand jobs program, eligibility for use of scholarship funds under: HB 1425, * SHB 1425, CH 133 (2021), SB 5288, SSB 5288
Financial aid, Washington college grant program, adding stipend program to: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194
Financial aid, Washington college grants, maximum award, eligibility for, expanding: HB 1517
Financial aid, Washington opportunity scholarship program, provisions: HB 1425, * SHB 1425, CH 133 (2021), SB 5288, SSB 5288
Financial aid, Washington opportunity scholarship program, using for industry-recognized credential programs: HB 1425, SB 5288
Health plan coverage for students, to include abortion, when: * HB 1009, CH 53 (2021)
High school students, college in the high school programs, provisions governing: HB 1302, * SHB 1302, CH 71 (2021)
Incarcerated individuals, postsecondary education before and after release: SHB 1044, * 2SHB 1044 (2021)
Inmates, postsecondary education before and after release: HB 1044
Insurers, eligible captive, affiliated with public higher education institution, premium tax exemption: SSB 5315, * 2SSB 5315 (2021)
Menstrual hygiene products, in gender-neutral and female-student bathrooms, providing: HB 1273, * ESHB 1273, CH 163 (2021), SB 5070
Mental health counseling/services, pilot program for grants for increasing student access to: HB 1468, SHB 1468, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Programs, diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism, for faculty/staff/students: SB 5227, SSB 5227, * E2SSB 5227 (2021)
Programs, equity/access, guided pathways, student success support, and faculty diversity: * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Programs, equity/access, guided pathways, student success support, faculty diversity, and college grant stipends: SSB 5194
Programs, equity/access, student success support, faculty diversity, child care, and college grant stipends: HB 1318, SB 5194
Resident student, definition of, revising to expand access: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Shoreline Community College, Betty Peace-Gladstone, former early childhood education professor, honoring: * SR 8608 (2021)
Students, homeless and foster care college students pilot program, expanding access to: HB 1166, * SHB 1166, CH 62 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition payment/GET program, GET account retroactive adjustment for, when: * SB 5430 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition payment/GET program, price increase limitations, when: * SB 5430 (2021)
Tuition, units via advanced college tuition/GET program, value of, and dividends: HB 1138
Universal teleconnect service program, state, establishing: HB 1460, SHB 1460
Voters and voting, student engagement hubs, modifying: HB 1003
COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES, STATE BOARD FOR  COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES, STATE BOARD FOR RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES)
Customized employment training program, board role: HB 1033, SHB 1033, * 2SHB 1033, CH 116 (2021)
Equity and access, our colleges our future act of 2021, board role: HB 1318, SB 5194, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Mental health counseling/services, access to, pilot program for increasing student access to, board role: HB 1468, SHB 1468
COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD  COMMUNITY ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION BOARD RSS Feed
               
Broadband, open access networks development, grant and loan program for, board role: SB 5175
COMPUTERS  COMPUTERS RSS Feed
               (See also LEGISLATURE; OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS)
Advanced computing businesses of affiliated group, workforce education investment surcharge on, increasing account funds caps: HB 1504, SHB 1504
Broadband access, increasing in unserved areas, competitive grant program for, establishing: SB 5357, ESSB 5357
Broadband fiber connections, missing, and inadequate service in underserved areas, addressing via highways: HB 1457, ESSB 5439
Broadband fiber connections, missing, and inadequate service in unserved/underserved areas, addressing via highways: * ESHB 1457 (2021)
Broadband infrastructure, capital broadband investment acceleration program, creating: SB 5357, ESSB 5357
Broadband infrastructure, rural infrastructure grant program for entities in rural counties to include: SHB 1263, 2SHB 1263
Broadband infrastructure, rural infrastructure grant program for local governments in rural counties to include: HB 1263
Broadband installation along highways, informing facility owners of projects to enable coordination, when: HB 1457, * ESHB 1457 (2021), ESSB 5439
Broadband installation along state highways, provider registration for coordinating, when: SB 5439
Broadband internet services, adoption of, creating digital equity opportunity program to advance: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Broadband internet services, open access networks, grant/loan program for developing: SB 5175
Broadband internet services, provider data caps during state of emergency, prohibiting: SB 5470
Broadband internet services, providing to unserved areas via infrastructure, tax credits for: SB 5110
Broadband internet services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by public utility districts, authority/process for: SB 5383, SSB 5383
Broadband internet services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by PUDs/port districts, authority/process for: * 2SSB 5383 (2021)
Broadband internet services, retail, provided by public entities, authority via public broadband act: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336 (2021)
Broadband internet services, virtual private network service, provider to offer: SB 5112
Broadband office, governor's statewide, duties of, various: HB 1263, SHB 1263, 2SHB 1263, SB 5357, ESSB 5357, SB 5439, ESSB 5439
Cloud computing services, 3rd-party commercial, state agency adoption of and migration to: HB 1274, SHB 1274, * E2SHB 1274, CH 40 (2021)
Cloud computing services, 3rd-party, task force on cloud transition, establishing: SHB 1274, * E2SHB 1274, CH 40 (2021)
Cloud, Women in Cloud, activities of, recognizing: * SR 8602 (2021)
Computer science, bachelor of science degrees in, community/technical college authority to offer: SB 5401, * SSB 5401, CH 147 (2021)
Computer science, substituting for 3rd-year math/science course, for high school graduation requirement: * SB 5299 (2021)
COVID-19 contact tracing, individual's health data collected via digital tools and used for, protections for: HB 1127, SHB 1127, * 2SHB 1127 (2021)
Cybersecurity, office of, creating: SB 5432, * ESSB 5432 (2021)
Data backup/disaster recovery, executive state agencies to review and report concerning their practices: SB 5474
Data breaches, digital data breach reimbursement claims program, creating: SB 5462
Data breaches, state digital data breach account, creating: SB 5462
Data centers, sales/use tax exemption, broadening eligibility and extending expiration: HB 1459, SB 5262, SSB 5262
Data centers, sales/use tax exemption, in counties with certain population, when: HB 1473, SB 5414
Data, personal, making sales of/exchanging for consideration, persons engaged in business of, B&O tax on: HB 1303
Data, personal, state agency sale to third party of, prohibiting: HB 1552
Digital citizenship, media literacy and, supporting through school district leadership teams, grant program: SB 5242
Digital equity and inclusion, competitive grant program to advance: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity and inclusion, for underserved populations, advancing: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity forum, establishing: 2SHB 1460
Digital equity opportunity program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital equity planning grant program, creating: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Digital product and other purchases by DOT, sales/use tax amounts paid to general fund for: HB 1249
Electronic media, use by elected county officials for continuity of operations: * EHB 1271, CH 122 (2021)
Information technology, state agency, independent security evaluation audit of, contracting for: * ESSB 5432 (2021)
Internet access tax, on internet access service subscriptions, imposing: HB 1460
Internet activity, secret surveillance scores based on, agencies/organizations creating, requirements: SB 5108
Internet, access to, increasing via telecommunications permitting/taxation/standards modifications: SB 5110
Internet, broadband services, adoption of, creating digital equity opportunity program to advance: HB 1460, SHB 1460, 2SHB 1460
Internet, broadband services, open access networks, grant/loan program for developing: SB 5175
Internet, broadband services, provider data caps during state of emergency, prohibiting: SB 5470
Internet, broadband services, providing to unserved areas via infrastructure, tax credits for: SB 5110
Internet, broadband services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by public utility districts, authority/process for: SB 5383, SSB 5383
Internet, broadband services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by PUDs/port districts, authority/process for: * 2SSB 5383 (2021)
Internet, broadband services, retail, provided by public entities, authority via public broadband act: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336 (2021)
Internet, broadband services, virtual private network service, provider to offer: SB 5112
Internet, high-speed, infrastructure for unserved rural-county regions, sales/use tax revenue use for: HB 1246
Internet, high-speed, real estate seller's disclosure of access availability: HB 1064, * SHB 1064, CH 25 (2021)
Internet, state resources, state employee use for social gatherings during pandemic, when: SB 5395, SSB 5395, E2SSB 5395
Learning devices, digital navigator program for school and families training and technical support: HB 1365, HB 1450
Learning devices, student learning device grant program, establishing, OSPI role: HB 1365, HB 1450
Learning devices, technology consultation/procurement/training for local school districts: SHB 1365, * E2SHB 1365 (2021)
Learning devices, technology grant program, establishing, OSPI role: SHB 1365, * E2SHB 1365 (2021)
Learning devices/computers/peripheral devices, procurement program for schools: HB 1365, HB 1450
Online marketplaces, high-volume third-party sellers on, requirements: HB 1543
Personal data, businesses controlling/processing, Washington privacy act: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Personal data, regarding public health emergency, privacy in private and public sectors: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Personal information, captured biometric, people's privacy act provisions concerning: HB 1433
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, individual's rights and opt-in consent for: HB 1433
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, people's privacy act concerning: HB 1433
Personal information, digital data breach reimbursement claims program, creating: SB 5462
Personal information, state digital data breach account, creating: SB 5462
Public schools, technology equity gaps in, state plan for reducing: HB 1365, HB 1450
RCW and WAC, electronic versions of, reformatting to indicate subsection/subparagraph indentation levels: HB 1230
Repairing digital electronic products, right-to-repair requirements for manufacturers: HB 1212
Schools, graduation requirements, substituting computer science for 3rd-year math or science course: * SB 5299 (2021)
Teachers, certificated, endorsements in elementary and secondary computer science, developing standards for: SB 5389
Virtual setting, with video conferencing, holding regular/special public agency meetings in: HB 1180
CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS  CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Emergency orders by governor, legislative extension of certain orders: * SCR 8402 (2021)
Legislature, 2021 regular session, adjourning SINE DIE: * HCR 4404 (2021)
Legislature, 2021 regular session, returning bills, memorials, and resolutions to house of origin: * HCR 4403 (2021)
Legislature, bills/other legislation, cutoff dates: * SCR 8401 (2021)
Legislature, bills/other legislation, cutoff dates, exempting HB 1557 and certain gubernatorial authority matters from: HCR 4402
Legislature, bills/other legislation, cutoff dates, exempting SB 5264 from: SCR 8403
Legislature, joint rules, 2021-2022, adopting: * HCR 4400 (2021)
Legislature, joint session, elective state officers, canvassing vote of: * HCR 4401 (2021)
Legislature, joint session, governor's inaugural address: * HCR 4401 (2021)
Legislature, special session, 30-day maximum beginning January 12, 2021, convening: SCR 8400
CONSERVATION  CONSERVATION RSS Feed
               
Bees/pollinators, habitat for, provisions: SB 5253, SSB 5253, * 2SSB 5253 (2021)
Districts, meat and poultry processing and inspection within, grant program for access to, developing: SSB 5045, 2SSB 5045
Districts, pollinator habitat, small grants program funding for district educational efforts about the value of: SSB 5253, * 2SSB 5253 (2021)
Energy conservation, life-cycle cost analysis in design of public facilities, guidelines for: HB 1280
Energy conservation, tree planting and cool roof programs for, role of utilities: HB 1114, * SHB 1114, CH 11 (2021)
Preservation/protection of environment/natural resources, rights of all people in relation to, constitutional amendment: HJR 4205
Rental housing, single-/multi-family, conservation/energy efficiency opportunities, roles of owner and utility: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295
CONSERVATION COMMISSION  CONSERVATION COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also CONSERVATION)
Meat and poultry processing/inspection within districts, grant program for access to, commission to develop: SSB 5045, 2SSB 5045
Pollinator habitat, small grants program funding for district educational efforts about value of, commission role: SSB 5253, * 2SSB 5253 (2021)
CONSTITUTION, STATE  CONSTITUTION, STATE RSS Feed
               (See also EMERGENCY, STATE OF; GOVERNOR; JOINT RESOLUTIONS)
Arms, right to bear, firearm magazines/loading devices of any size, amendment to allow for self-defense: SJR 8205
Emergency orders, issued by governor, infringement on any constitutional rights by, prohibiting: SB 5186
Freedoms and rights, uniform public expression protection act: SB 5009, * SSB 5009 (2021)
Public health measures, when infringing on any constitutional rights, prohibiting enforcement of: HB 1442
CONSTITUTION, U.S.  CONSTITUTION, U.S. RSS Feed
               
Election campaign contributions, authority to regulate, constitutional amendment/convention: SJM 8002
Emergency orders, issued by governor, infringement on any constitutional rights by, prohibiting: SB 5186
Freedoms and rights, uniform public expression protection act: SB 5009, * SSB 5009 (2021)
Public health measures, when infringing on any constitutional rights, prohibiting enforcement of: HB 1442
Reconstruction era, amendments for civil rights for African Americans during, recognizing: * SR 8606 (2021)
Study of U.S. constitution, as high school graduation requirement, meeting via heritage guide to constitution: SB 5374
U.S. government and congress, limits on, amendment convention: HJM 4001, SJM 8000
CONSUMER PROTECTION  CONSUMER PROTECTION RSS Feed
               (See also COMPUTERS; IDENTIFICATION)
Automated decision systems, development/procurement/use by public agencies, requirements/prohibitions: SB 5116, SSB 5116
Consumer debt, personal property exemption from execution/attachment/garnishment, when: HB 1447, * HB 1525, CH 50 (2021)
Digital electronic products, right-to-repair requirements for manufacturers of: HB 1212
Facial recognition technology, agency obtaining or use of, prohibiting: SB 5104
Online marketplaces, high-volume third-party sellers on, requirements: HB 1543
Personal data, businesses controlling/processing, Washington privacy act: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Personal data, making sales of/exchanging for consideration, persons engaged in business of, B&O tax on: HB 1303
Personal information, captured biometric, people's privacy act provisions concerning: HB 1433
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, individual's rights and opt-in consent for: HB 1433
Personal information, captured, processing by business entities, people's privacy act concerning: HB 1433
Price increases, excessive/unjustified during state of emergency, prohibiting: SB 5191, ESSB 5191
Telephone solicitations, commercial, requirements for, modifying: HB 1497
Vulnerable populations, protections for, via consumer protection improvement act: SB 5025, * SSB 5025 (2021)
CONTRACTORS  CONTRACTORS RSS Feed
               (See also MINORITY AND WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, OFFICE; PUBLIC WORKS)
Construction contractors, direct, liability for subcontractor-owed wages and benefit payments and contributions: SB 5278
Construction contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SB 5333
Construction permits, exemption from requirement, when: HB 1436
Public works contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SSB 5333
COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS  COOPERATIVE ASSOCIATIONS RSS Feed
               
Member voting methods, to include electronic transmission: * SB 5347, CH 101 (2021)
CORPORATIONS  CORPORATIONS RSS Feed
               
Business corporations, corporate action without meeting, consent provisions: * SB 5005, CH 84 (2021)
Business corporations. electronic records and transmission, revisions: * SB 5005, CH 84 (2021)
Nonprofit, electronic transmission of notices and meeting procedures, revisions: SB 5034, * SSB 5034, CH 176 (2021)
Nonprofit, health/social welfare organizations, providing behavioral health treatment, B&O tax deduction for: * HB 1296, CH 124 (2021)
Nonprofit, Washington nonprofit corporation act, repealing existing and replacing with new: SB 5034, * SSB 5034, CH 176 (2021)
CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS  CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS RSS Feed
               (See also CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT; CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; VICTIMS OF CRIMES)
Confined persons, in medicaid suspense status, pre-release reinstatement of medical assistance for: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Corrections officers, certification/employment/disciplining/background investigations of: HB 1082, SB 5051, SSB 5051, * E2SSB 5051 (2021)
Corrections officers, force/deadly force use, permissible/excessive and de-escalation tactics, model policies on: HB 1310
Corrections officers, state oversight and accountability of peace officers and: HB 1082, SB 5051, SSB 5051, * E2SSB 5051 (2021)
Detention facilities, private/for-profit, prohibiting use of: * EHB 1090, CH 30 (2021)
Incarcerated individuals, postsecondary education participation before and after release: SHB 1044, * 2SHB 1044 (2021)
Inmates, confined in jails, reentry community services program expansion in order to include: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Inmates, housing rental voucher in connection with release plan: SB 5117, SSB 5117
Inmates, in state facility, aggravated first degree murder by, death penalty option and review panel for: SB 5099
Inmates, postsecondary education participation before and after release: HB 1044
Inmates, unexpected deaths of, unexpected fatality reviews and review teams: SB 5119, * ESSB 5119, CH 139 (2021)
Inmates, voting rights restoration process notification: HB 1078, * ESHB 1078, CH 10 (2021), SB 5086
Institutional education program, for youth in/released from secure facilities, duties of agencies and advisory group: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional education program, for youth in/released from secure facilities, duties of agencies and work group: HB 1295
Institutional education program, institutional education accountability work group, establishing: HB 1295
Institutional education program, institutional education structure and accountability advisory group, establishing: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Institutional education system, reformed, establishment/implementation/funding recommendations: SHB 1295, * E2SHB 1295, CH 164 (2021)
Jails, joint legislative task force on jail standards, establishing: SB 5248
Medical assistance, medicaid suspense status, prohibiting for persons incarcerated for less than 30 days: HB 1348, * SHB 1348, CH 166 (2021)
Medical assistance, medicaid suspense status, reinstatement from, for confined persons before release: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Medical assistance, medicaid, ability to apply for persons incarcerated for less than 30 days: * SHB 1348, CH 166 (2021)
Offender reentry community safety program, renaming as reentry community services program: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Ombuds, office of corrections, inmate unexpected fatality review teams role of: SB 5119, * ESSB 5119, CH 139 (2021)
Prisons and detention facilities, private/for-profit, prohibiting use of: * EHB 1090, CH 30 (2021)
Reentry community services program, renaming offender reentry community safety program as: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Reentry services work group, convening: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Solitary confinement, use of, restrictions/allowed uses/procedures, solitary confinement restriction act: HB 1312, SB 5413
CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT  CORRECTIONS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also CLEMENCY AND PARDONS BOARD; CRIMES; CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; SENTENCES AND SENTENCING; VICTIMS OF CRIMES)
Community corrections officers, use of force/deadly force by: * E2SHB 1310 (2021)
Corrections and public safety account, creating for deposits of savings from sentencing changes: SB 5301
Forest health treatments and wildfire prevention/response, developing workforce for, DOC role: HB 1168, SHB 1168, * 2SHB 1168 (2021)
Incarcerated individuals, postsecondary education before/after release, DOC role: SHB 1044, * 2SHB 1044 (2021)
Inmates, postsecondary education before/after release, DOC role: HB 1044
Inmates, unexpected deaths of, unexpected fatality reviews and review teams, DOC role: SB 5119, * ESSB 5119, CH 139 (2021)
Medical school graduates, international, limited license for, when nominated by DOC: HB 1129, * SHB 1129 (2021)
Offender management network information system, maintained by DOC, replacing with new system: SB 5301, SB 5437
Offenders, electronic health records system, comprehensive, implementing at DOC: SB 5301, SB 5437
Ombuds, office of corrections, inmate unexpected fatality review teams role of: SB 5119, * ESSB 5119, CH 139 (2021)
COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING  COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING RSS Feed
               (See also MENTAL HEALTH; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
Community and technical colleges, mental health counseling/services access for students, pilot program: HB 1468, SHB 1468, SSB 5194, * E2SSB 5194 (2021)
Marriage and family therapist associates, license renewal waiver for: * HB 1063, CH 57 (2021)
Mental health counselor associates, license renewal waiver for: * HB 1063, CH 57 (2021)
Peer specialists, certified substance use disorder, safe station pilot programs role of: SB 5074, ESSB 5074
Peer specialists/peer specialist trainees, licensed, licensing/practice requirements and advisory committee for: HB 1349
Schools, limited mental health staff certificate, for trauma-informed counseling of COVID-impacted students: HB 1444
Social worker associates, license renewal waiver for: * HB 1063, CH 57 (2021)
Social workers, independent clinical and advanced, licensing of, distance supervision for: * SHB 1007, CH 21 (2021)
Social workers, independent clinical, licensing of, distance supervision for: HB 1007
Wilderness therapy programs, delivery of: SB 5056
COUNTIES  COUNTIES RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; ATTORNEYS; AUDITORS AND AUDITING; COMPUTERS; ELECTIONS; FIRE PROTECTION; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOMES AND HOUSING; LOCAL GOVERNMENT; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT; SPECIAL AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - LODGING; TAXES - PROPERTY; TAXES - SALES; TAXES - USE)
Adams, William "Bill" Wills, honoring for his service to the people of Adams county: * SR 8614 (2021)
Broadband internet services, retail, provided by counties, authority via public broadband act: * ESHB 1336 (2021)
Broadband internet services, retail, provided by public entities, authority via public broadband act: HB 1336
Clerks, elective public officer recall ballot synopsis-related duties of: * SB 5131, CH 92 (2021)
Clerks, ex parte order processing, authorizing higher fee for: HB 1407
Comprehensive health services districts, establishing, and counties to form: SHB 1152
Comprehensive public health district centers, regional, establishing of and contracting of counties with: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Comprehensive public health districts, creation by one or more counties: HB 1152, SB 5173
County criminal justice assistance account, county share of funds from, loss of, when: SB 5310
Distressed, building communities fund program for, grant assistance for projects, modifying funding limits: HB 1154
Elected officials, offices of, electronic media use and continuity of operations during public health crises: * EHB 1271, CH 122 (2021)
Governor, election by county and electoral votes: HB 1014
High unemployment counties, investment projects in, sales/use tax deferral for: SB 5029, SSB 5029
Homeless housing, public building conversion grant program, creating, role of counties: HB 1101
Homeless individuals, sleeping outdoors on public property, prohibiting criminal sanctions for, when: HB 1576
King, property tax levies by, inapplicability of supplanting limitations for, when: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Park and recreation districts, island district in county of 2 million or more, property tax levy rate limit for: * HB 1034, CH 117 (2021)
Pierce, daffodil festival, its organizers, and its royal court, recognizing: * HR 4619 (2021), * SR 8617 (2021)
Reopening Washington, "open safe, open now" plan for, presenting Phase 3 regulations applying at county level: HB 1553, SB 5473
Rural, road/trail bicycle use in, by groups of 6 or more not in same household, bicycle tour permit for: HB 1435
Sexually violent predators, conditionally released, housing placements in county for, fair share principles: SB 5163, SSB 5163, * E2SSB 5163 (2021)
Snohomish, community residential service businesses, provider rate: HB 1045, SB 5150
Thurston, increasing superior court judges for: * HB 1167, CH 63 (2021)
Titles, registrars of, duties required by repeal of chapter 65.12 RCW: HB 1376
Transportation authorities, county, ambulance services for sick/injured, authority to pay for personnel training for: HB 1505
Yakima, former county commissioner Norman "Norm" Wayne Childress, recognizing and remembering: * HR 4625 (2021)
COURTS  COURTS RSS Feed
               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; ATTORNEYS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; JUDGES; MARRIAGE AND MARRIED PERSONS; PROTECTION ORDERS)
Appeals, court of, appellate review fee, exception for certain transferred cases: * SB 5225 (2021)
Appeals, court of, appellate review fee, surcharge on, removing expiration of: HB 1532, * SHB 1532 (2021)
Appeals, court of, transfer of agency action judicial review under APA to, when: * SB 5225 (2021)
Appeals, court of, transfer of land use decision judicial review to, when: * SB 5225 (2021)
Compensation increases, state judicial branch, ceasing during 2021-2023: HB 1027, SB 5323
Court research, Washington center for, attorneys for children in dependency proceedings role of: HB 1219, SHB 1219, * 2SHB 1219 (2021)
Criminal commissioners, State v. Blake resentencing hearings and hearings to vacate convictions related to: HB 1578, * ESB 5476 (2021)
District courts, clerks of, surcharges on certain civil action filing fees, removing expiration of: HB 1532, * SHB 1532 (2021)
Dogs, courthouse facility dogs for witness use, access authority and certified handlers for: SB 5127, SSB 5127
Early childhood court program, for infants/toddlers in dependency system, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331, * 2SSB 5331 (2021)
Emergency proclamations by governor, judicial review of: HB 1029
Grand juries/special inquiry judges, witness's testimony before, disclosure prohibition, when: SB 5098
Indigency, court authority to refrain from imposing costs on indigent defendant, when: HB 1412, SHB 1412, 2SHB 1412, SB 5486
Indigency, when offender has restitution obligations and fines/fees, court's discretion: HB 1412, SHB 1412, 2SHB 1412, SB 5486
Indigent defendants, not legally in U.S., civil legal aid funds for representing: * HB 1072, CH 58 (2021)
Judicial branch, administrative rules and procedures responsibility of: SB 5320
Judicial branch, staffing/purchasing/travel/training, restricting in 2021-2023: HB 1027
Judicial information system, information technology systems used to communicate with, funds to support: SB 5226, * ESSB 5226 (2021)
Juries and jurors, electronic demographic survey for jurors beginning a jury term: HB 1542
Limited jurisdiction courts, misdemeanant pretrial/postjudgment probation supervision, interlocal agreements: HB 1294, * SHB 1294, CH 41 (2021)
State v. Blake, drug offense resentencing hearings and hearings to vacate convictions related to, conducting: HB 1578, * ESB 5476 (2021)
Superior courts, clerks of, surcharges on certain filing fees, removing expiration of: HB 1532, * SHB 1532 (2021)
Superior courts, early childhood court program for infants/toddlers in dependency system, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331, * 2SSB 5331 (2021)
Superior courts, judges, increasing number in Thurston county: * HB 1167, CH 63 (2021)
Supreme court, commission on children in foster care, children's representation work group in, duties: HB 1219, SHB 1219, * 2SHB 1219 (2021)
Supreme court, commission on children in foster care, duties: HB 1219, SHB 1219, * 2SHB 1219 (2021)
Supreme court, judges, term limits: SJR 8203
Youth courts, to target offenders age 13 through 17: ESSB 5122
Youth courts, to target offenders age 13 through 19: SB 5122
COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS  COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS RSS Feed
               (See also BUDGETS; COMPUTERS; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; EMERGENCY, STATE OF; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOMES AND HOUSING; LABOR; LONG-TERM CARE; MENTAL HEALTH; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - PROPERTY; TELECOMMUNICATIONS; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION; WORKERS' COMPENSATION)
Accounts, COVID-19 K-12 response account, creating to support school efforts to respond to pandemic: HB 1334
Accounts, COVID-19 public health response account, creating for statewide response to pandemic: HB 1334, HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Accounts, recovery rebate account, creating department of revenue remittances to low-income persons: HB 1334
Accounts, statewide pandemic preparation and response task force account, creating: HB 1340
Aid and relief, qualifying grants for, B&O/public utility tax exemptions: HB 1002
Aid and relief, qualifying grants for, B&O/public utility/retail sales tax exemptions: HB 1095, * SHB 1095, CH 4 (2021)
Businesses, assistance to prevent closing of, certain account funds use for: SB 5156
Businesses, B&O tax exemption when closed due to COVID-19: HB 1520
Businesses, business interruption insurance, denial of claims for, extending period for challenging: SB 5351
Businesses, economic impacts of pandemic on, additional main street program contributions credit: HB 1279, * SHB 1279, CH 112 (2021)
Businesses, economic impacts of pandemic on, B&O tax credit: HB 1012
Businesses, economic impacts of pandemic on, B&O tax deferral: HB 1188
Businesses, price increases by, excessive/unjustified during state of emergency, prohibiting: SB 5191, ESSB 5191
Businesses, small, B&O tax relief during small business excise tax relief period in 2021, when: SB 5398
Businesses, small, working Washington grants to assist during pandemic, using certain funds for: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Businesses, with liquor licenses, privileges granted to mitigate pandemic effects for, extending: HB 1480, SHB 1480, * E2SHB 1480, CH 48 (2021), SB 5417, SSB 5417
Child care and early learning providers, increasing rates/training/grants/services to support: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Child care and early learning providers, temporary suspension of early achievers program, extending: SB 5277
Child care industry, stabilizing, and expanding early childhood development programs access: HB 1213, SHB 1213, E2SHB 1213, SB 5237, SSB 5237, * E2SSB 5237 (2021)
Child care licenses, fees for providers for, prohibiting due to impact of pandemic: SB 5136, SSB 5136, * SSB 5151 (2021)
Child care licenses, fees for providers for, waiving: HB 1278
Child care licenses, professional development/higher education requirements for, suspending: HB 1278
Children in Edmonds school district, Washington Kids in Transition support for families with, recognizing: * SR 8613 (2021)
Commute trip reduction program, effectiveness of, assessing during pandemic: HB 1528
Commute trip reduction, car or van pool vehicles/plans/activities/ordinances, suspending requirements: HB 1528
Commuter ride sharing, passenger vehicles for, sales/use tax preferences, discontinuing: HB 1528
Construction contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SB 5333
Construction/operations, exemption from required permitting for, when: HB 1436
Contact tracing or tracking programs, participation in, right to decline: HB 1305, HB 1317
Contact tracing, individual's COVID-19 health data collected via digital tools and used for, protections for: HB 1127, SHB 1127, * 2SHB 1127 (2021)
Contact tracing, personal information submitted to public institutions/health agencies for, disclosure exemption: SB 5113
County elected officials, offices of, electronic media use/continuity of operations during public health crises: * EHB 1271, CH 122 (2021)
Data, personal, detecting infectious disease symptoms and tracking contacts, WA privacy act: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Data, personal, regarding public health emergency, privacy in private and public sectors: SB 5062, SSB 5062, 2SSB 5062
Deficit, 2021-2022 biennium, near-general fund/outlook analysis and deficit: HB 1163
Diseases/health threats/conditions, agency-gathered personal identifying information about, disclosure exemption: HB 1328
Domestic violence and workplace resources, task force on, convening: * HB 1315, CH 43 (2021)
Early learning and child care providers, temporary suspension of early achievers program, extending: SB 5277
Education, telecommunications/broadband services in unserved areas, provided by PUDs, authority/process for: SB 5383, SSB 5383
Education, telecommunications/broadband services in unserved areas, provided by PUDs/port districts: * 2SSB 5383 (2021)
Emergency orders, content and duration, and role of legislature: HB 1017, HB 1029, HB 1158, HB 1381
Emergency orders, duration of, and role of legislature: HB 1020, SB 5039, * SCR 8402 (2021)
Emergency orders, health-related measures in, right to decline: HB 1305, HB 1317
Emergency orders, issued by governor, actions to determine validity of, declaratory and other relief: HB 1563
Emergency orders, issued by governor, agency rule making to enforce, legislative approval before: SB 5100
Emergency orders, issued by governor, construction/certain operations permits exemption during, when: HB 1436
Emergency orders, issued by governor, duration of, and role of legislature: HB 1557, HCR 4402
Emergency orders, issued by governor, eviction moratorium, limiting rent increases after expiration of: SB 5139
Emergency orders, issued by governor, eviction moratorium, suspending, and aiding tenants and landlords: HB 1228
Emergency orders, issued by governor, eviction moratorium, tenant protections in relation to: HB 1441, SB 5160, SSB 5160, * E2SSB 5160, CH 115 (2021) PV
Emergency orders, issued by governor, infringement on any constitutional rights by, prohibiting: HB 1381, SB 5186
Emergency orders, issued by governor, legislative extension of certain orders: HB 1381, * SCR 8402 (2021)
Emergency orders, issued by governor, school in-person learning as required option unless prohibited, when: SB 5464
Emergency orders, issued by governor, statutory changes in response to: SB 5113
Emergency orders, limitations due to education modality metrics: SB 5037
Emergency orders, school in-person learning as required option unless prohibited, when: SB 5464
Emergency proclamations, civil penalties for activity/operations violations under, amnesty for and prohibition of: HB 1547, SB 5469
Emergency proclamations, content/duration/judicial review, and role of legislature: HB 1029
Emergency proclamations, duration of, and role of legislature: HB 1060, HB 1381, HB 1557, HCR 4402
Emergency rules, duration and adoption in sequence, and role of legislature: HB 1013, HB 1158
Emergency rules, duration and oral comment hearing: HB 1029
Emergency, rule making during, limitation due to education modality metrics: SB 5037
Emergency, state of, governor's authority during, HB 1557 and legislation relating to, 2021 session cutoff exemption for: HCR 4402
Employees, health care, unemployment and workers' compensation benefits, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Employees, lower paid frontline, health emergency pay for: SB 5115
Employees, pandemic leave assistance employee and employer grants, when: * E2SHB 1073, CH 109 (2021)
Employees, secondary traumatic stress in K-12 workforce, model policy/procedure to prevent/address: HB 1363, * SHB 1363, CH 129 (2021)
Employees, state, working from home, necessary expenditures reimbursement and social use of state internet: SB 5395, SSB 5395, E2SSB 5395
Employees, state, working from home, remote working environment work group, establishing: SSB 5395, E2SSB 5395
Employees, wage liens for wage claims, Washington wage recovery act: HB 1369, SB 5355, * ESSB 5355, CH 102 (2021)
Employers, infectious/contagious disease reporting requirements: SB 5115, * ESSB 5115 (2021)
Employers, meeting paid sick or emergency child care leave requirements, tax credits for: SB 5115
Employers, pandemic leave assistance employee and employer grants, when: * E2SHB 1073, CH 109 (2021)
Employers, safety grant program, to meet new safety/health requirements during emergency: HB 1097, * ESHB 1097 (2021), SB 5090
Employers, unemployment insurance contribution relief for: SB 5171
Employers, WISHA violations, civil penalties when emergency proclamation in effect, prohibiting: HB 1244
Epidemics/pandemics, local preparedness and response plans for, local health jurisdictions to develop/implement: HB 1442
Epidemics/pandemics, viral infections/severe disease prevention, health professionals committee, convening: HB 1442
Expenditures during emergency, 2021-2023 state government restrictions: HB 1027
Federal coronavirus relief funds, reattributing certain 2019-2021 appropriations for reappropriation of: HB 1334, HB 1467
Federal coronavirus relief funds, reattributing certain 2019-2021 appropriations to free up CRF funds: * HB 1367, CH 5 (2021), SB 5343
Financial intangible assets, Washington state wealth tax on, creating to achieve equity and provide funding: HB 1406, SHB 1406, SB 5426
Foreclosure, homeowners facing, assistance provisions of foreclosure fairness act, expanding applicability: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Fur farming/fur products manufacturing/production, spread of COVID-19 via, prohibitions to reduce: HB 1375
Governor's authority during state of emergency, legislation relating to, 2021 session cutoff dates exemption for: HCR 4402
Health care employees, unemployment and workers' compensation benefits, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Health care providers, personal protection equipment use during emergency, reimbursement by health carrier: SB 5169, * SSB 5169, CH 94 (2021)
Health care workers, paid administrative leave during public health emergency for, when: HB 1242
Health care, emergency services supervisory organizations in diversion centers for: HB 1276, * SHB 1276, CH 69 (2021)
Health care, injuries resulting from, actions against providers for, standard of care law and proof of injury: SB 5271, * SSB 5271 (2021)
Health care, selected laws/regulations, automatic waiver or suspension of, when: SB 5178
Health care, selected laws/regulations, timely consideration of waiver or suspension of, when: * ESSB 5178 (2021)
Health care, when medicaid-ineligible due to immigration status, state-only coverage and health/dental plans: HB 1191
Health orders, emergency, content and duration, and role of legislature: HB 1004, HB 1017, HB 1029
Health orders, emergency, health-related measures in, right to decline: HB 1305, HB 1317
Health orders, emergency, limitations due to education modality metrics: SB 5037
Health orders, emergency, school in-person learning as required option unless prohibited, when: SB 5464
Health orders, emergency, situations covered by, public agency meetings in virtual settings: HB 1180
Health professionals, behavioral health, grant program and workforce pilot program/training support grants: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Health systems, loans from government entities in response to emergency/pandemic, reporting: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health, local boards of, impact of lack of expertise and lived experience during pandemic: HB 1110
Health, local jurisdictions, epidemic/pandemic local preparedness and response plans development/implementation by: HB 1442
Health-related measures, right to decline, despite laws/rules/order/directives addressing emergencies/diseases: HB 1305, HB 1317
Hospitals, information/data reporting, new requirements for, limiting to COVID-related patient care and vaccines: SB 5420
Hospitals, information/data reporting, state/federal obligations of acute care/psychiatric hospitals for, review of: SSB 5420, 2SSB 5420
House of representatives, proceedings during COVID-19 emergency, permanent rules: HR 4602, * HR 4610 (2021)
House of representatives, proceedings during COVID-19 emergency, temporary rules: * HR 4600 (2021), * HR 4605 (2021), * HR 4608 (2021)
Housing and rental assistance, special lodging excise tax use for: HB 1069
Housing, addressing foreclosures/homelessness via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Housing, affordable, for families at all low-income levels: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Housing, affordable, or shelter units, services for residents of, revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Housing, affordable, or shelters, emergency housing and shelters and permanent supportive housing: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Housing, rental, preserving through resolution and assistance programs and rent repayment plans: HB 1228
Housing, stability services and eviction prevention, use of revenue for: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Immunization, COVID-19 vaccination proof for access to public places, prohibiting government from requiring: HB 1570
Immunization, COVID-19 vaccine, equitable dose allocation before reverting county to more restrictive Roadmap phase: HB 1580, SB 5484
Immunization, COVID-19 vaccine, planning/preparing/deploying using freed-up federal coronavirus funds: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Immunization, COVID-19 vaccine, prioritizing school teachers and classified/private school staff for receipt of: HB 1420
Immunization, COVID-19 vaccines, limiting new hospital information reporting duties to COVID patient care and: SB 5420
Immunization, law/rule/order requiring receipt of, exemption when medical/philosophical/religious objection: HB 1065
Immunization, law/rule/order requiring receipt of, prohibiting unless conditions met: HB 1065
Immunization, right to decline, despite laws/rules/orders/directives addressing emergencies/diseases: HB 1305, HB 1317
Immunization, right to decline, religious/philosophical/personal objections: HB 1006
Immunization, rule/ordinance/order/policy requiring receipt for COVID of, prohibiting: SB 5144
Immunization, vaccine in limited supply, health care entity providing privileged access to, prohibiting: SB 5418
Information technology, state, cloud computing services, agency adoption/migration to, for vital services: HB 1274, SHB 1274, * E2SHB 1274, CH 40 (2021)
Insurance adjusters, emergency, nonresident independent adjusters as: HB 1037, * SHB 1037, CH 22 (2021)
Insurance rates/underwriting rules/etc., exceptions when credit information impacted by extraordinary life events: HB 1351, SB 5409
Insurance, health carriers, reimbursing advanced registered nurse practitioners at same rate as physicians: SB 5222
Internet, broadband services, provider data caps during state of emergency, prohibiting: SB 5470
Labor standards, for health emergency, establishing: SB 5115, * ESSB 5115 (2021)
Legislature, 2021 cutoff dates, exempting HB 1557 and state of emergency gubernatorial authority matters from: HCR 4402
Legislature, joint committee hearings, member remote participation: * HCR 4400 (2021)
Legislature, joint sessions, member remote participation due to pandemic: * HCR 4400 (2021), * HCR 4401 (2021)
Legislature, special 30-day session for COVID-19 hardships and budgets, convening: SCR 8400
Licensing, distance supervision of independent clinical and advanced social workers for: * SHB 1007, CH 21 (2021)
Licensing, distance supervision of independent clinical social workers for: HB 1007
Liquor licenses, annual renewal date extension due to COVID, when: HB 1011, SHB 1011
Liquor licenses, businesses with, privileges granted to mitigate pandemic effects for, extending: HB 1480, SHB 1480, * E2SHB 1480, CH 48 (2021), SB 5417, SSB 5417
Liquor licenses, fees, reducing for certain restaurant/hotel/nightclub/theater/caterer licenses: HB 1359, SHB 1359, 2SHB 1359
Liquor licenses, fees, reducing for distillers and distillery off-site tasting rooms licenses: SHB 1359, 2SHB 1359
Liquor licenses, fees, waiving for one year, unless licensee has violated COVID-19/emergency requirements: SB 5272, * ESSB 5272, CH 6 (2021)
Long-term care facilities, communications/resident contact information/stop placement orders/visitation, improving: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Long-term care facilities, comprehensive disaster preparedness plans of: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Long-term care facilities, epidemic disease preparedness and response guidelines for, developing: SB 5294, SSB 5294
Long-term care facilities, essential support person and resident representative for each resident: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Long-term care facilities/workers, impact of emergency operations on, modifications due to: HB 1120, * ESHB 1120 (2021)
Long-term care providers, during COVID-19 pandemic, life/work/sacrifice of, recognizing and honoring: * HR 4624 (2021)
Meat processing facilities, pandemic impact on, license/intrastate inspection program to address: HB 1102
Meetings, public, in virtual settings, public agency authority for holding: HB 1180
Meetings, public, remote or limited during declared emergency, requirements: HB 1056, ESHB 1056
Mental health treatment, certain nonprofit organizations providing, B&O tax deduction for, reenacting: * HB 1296, CH 124 (2021)
Mental health, behavioral health provider grant program and workforce pilot program/training support grants: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Mental health, counselor/MFT/social worker associates, license renewal waiver during emergency: * HB 1063, CH 57 (2021)
Mental health, limited mental health staff certificate, for trauma-informed counseling of COVID-impacted students: HB 1444
Motor vehicle dealers, sales transaction electronic, internet, and location options: * EHB 1049 (2021)
Open safe, open now plan, for reopening Washington, presenting Phase 3 regulations applying in all counties: HB 1553, SB 5473
Parks, local, budget needs due to COVID, local sales/use tax for: HB 1025, SB 5006
Parks/trails/outdoor spaces, "parks Rx" health and wellness pilot program, task force for developing, convening: SB 5292, SSB 5292
Personal protective equipment, vendors of, database of, developing: SB 5302, SSB 5302
Personal protective equipment, Washington producers of, website of/report about/tax exemptions for: HB 1489
Plastic and paper carryout bags, delaying requirements due to supply chain problems: HB 1053, SHB 1053
Postpartum/pregnant persons, medicaid postpartum coverage for, extending after COVID emergency: SB 5068, * SSB 5068, CH 90 (2021)
Property taxes, interest/penalties suspension and payment extensions/tax deferral, due to COVID emergency: HB 1332, SB 5402
Property taxes, payment extension/tax deferral via payment plan for properties used for business, due to COVID emergency: * ESHB 1332, CH 73 (2021)
Property taxes, state, antidisplacement property exemption for portion of residential property's assessed value: HB 1494, SHB 1494
Property taxes, state, residential real property exemption from, when, constitutional amendment for: HB 1494, SHB 1494
Property value, reduction in, as destroyed property or due to public health emergency use restrictions: SB 5282
Protective devices/equipment, during public health emergency, requirements for employers: SB 5115, SB 5254, * SSB 5254, CH 146 (2021)
Public assistance, basic food categorical income eligibility program, creating for income eligibility for other programs: SB 5433
Public assistance, for households in need, CEAP/need standards/cash benefit/transitional food assistance: HB 1151, * SHB 1151, CH 9 (2021)
Public assistance, need standards for households, expanding goods/services included in: HB 1151, * SHB 1151, CH 9 (2021)
Public assistance, one-time cash benefit and transitional food assistance for certain households: HB 1151, * SHB 1151, CH 9 (2021)
Public health measures, when infringing on any constitutional rights, prohibiting enforcement of: HB 1442
Public health services, foundational, comprehensive health services districts for, establishing and forming: SHB 1152
Public health services, foundational, comprehensive public health districts for, creating: HB 1152, SB 5173
Public health services, foundational, covered lives assessment funds use for: HB 1201, SB 5149, SSB 5149
Public health services, foundational, regional comprehensive public health district centers for, establishing: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health, knowledge/skills needed by students in grades 9-12, and education advisory committee: HB 1149
Public works contracts, clauses waiving/extinguishing rights to damages due to COVID-caused delay, voiding: SSB 5333
Quarantine, housing/rental assistance for persons in, revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Quarantine, participation in self-isolation or, mandating of, prohibiting: HB 1305
Quarantine, participation in self-isolation or, mandating of, prohibition and exception: HB 1317
Real property, sales under execution, electronic media use for, during public health crises: * EHB 1271, CH 122 (2021)
Recreation, outdoor, "parks Rx" health and wellness pilot program, task force for developing, convening: SB 5292, SSB 5292
Recreation, outdoor, bicycle tour permit for groups of 6 or more not in same household, in rural counties: HB 1435
Rent increases, after expiration of governor's eviction moratorium, limiting: SB 5139
Rental assistance, access to state/local programs for tenants and landlords: SB 5160, SSB 5160
Rental assistance, emergency rental assistance grant program and account, creating: HB 1228, HB 1398
Rental assistance, eviction prevention rental assistance program, creating: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain account funds use for: SB 5156
Reopening Washington, "open safe, open now" plan for, presenting Phase 3 regulations applying in all counties: HB 1553, SB 5473
Reopening Washington, safely, places/organizations at phase 2 of Roadmap to Recovery plan: HB 1321, SB 5114
Resiliency, statewide disaster resiliency program, developing and administering: SHB 1147
Resiliency, statewide strategy, developing and administering: HB 1147
Resiliency, Washington state office of, establishing, and creating advisory board within office: HB 1147
Retirement benefits/service credit, state systems, impact of COVID-related expenditure reductions on: * SB 5021, CH 12 (2021)
Retirement, early during pandemic, SERS and TRS plans 2 and 3: HB 1032
Revenues, local government tax/other, supplanting of and flexibility with existing: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Roadmap to Recovery, phase 2, places/organizations reopening/resuming at: HB 1321, SB 5114
Roadmap to Recovery, reverting county to more restrictive phase, COVID-19 vaccine equitable dose allocation before: HB 1580, SB 5484
Schools, additional instructional days, districts providing, funding for: 2SSB 5147
Schools, adopting/filing/implementing reopening plan, immunity from COVID infection-related claims liability if: HB 1338
Schools, enrichment levies, formulas for, using 2019-2020 enrollments, when: * ESHB 1476 (2021)
Schools, enrichment levies/local effort assistance/learning assistance program, using 2019-2020 enrollments for: HB 1476
Schools, enrollment stabilization allocations for local education agencies, when: HB 1476
Schools, graduation requirements, changes to and emergency waivers of: HB 1162, SHB 1162
Schools, graduation requirements, credit/subject area, emergency waivers for individual students: * EHB 1121, CH 7 (2021)
Schools, in-person instruction, as required learning option, when: SB 5464
Schools, in-person instruction, resuming via certain options, prioritizing delivery to certain students when: HB 1366, SHB 1366
Schools, in-person K-12 restrictions, impact of, racial equity analysis on: * ESSB 5405 (2021)
Schools, learning assistance program, using appropriations to address COVID-caused academic deficits: HB 1208
Schools, learning assistance program, using appropriations to address COVID-related academic/nonacademic needs: * SHB 1208, CH 111 (2021)
Schools, learning devices initiatives and consultation/procurement/training for school districts: SHB 1365, * E2SHB 1365 (2021)
Schools, learning devices/computers/peripheral devices in, plan and programs for: HB 1365, HB 1450
Schools, learning loss, balanced school calendar/additional opportunities/summer reengagement grant programs: 2SSB 5147
Schools, learning loss/extracurricular activities missed, bridge year pilot program establishment to address: SB 5265, SSB 5265, 2SSB 5265
Schools, opening metrics for education modality, positivity standard as basis: SB 5037
Schools, private, emergency waivers of hours/days requirements for: * EHB 1131, CH 8 (2021)
Schools, secondary traumatic stress in K-12 workforce, model policy/procedure to prevent/address: HB 1363, * SHB 1363, CH 129 (2021)
Schools, student transportation services, funds allocation/expanded services during remote instruction: SB 5128, SSB 5128, * E2SSB 5128 (2021)
Senate, proceedings during COVID-19 emergency, adoption process for, in permanent rules: * SR 8600 (2021)
Senate, proceedings during COVID-19 emergency, emergency parliamentary rules: * SR 8601 (2021)
Student athletes, newly recruited, four-year colleges to reserve 50% of athletic scholarship funding for: HB 1390
Substance use disorder professional trainees, certification renewal waiver during emergency: * HB 1063, CH 57 (2021)
Substance use disorder treatment, certain nonprofit organizations providing, B&O tax deduction for, reenacting: * HB 1296, CH 124 (2021)
Substance use disorder, provider grant program and workforce pilot program/training support grants: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Suicide, 988 crisis hotline coordination with crisis call center hubs and behavioral health crisis response system: * E2SHB 1477 (2021)
Suicide, 988 crisis hotline coordination with hotline centers, 911 systems, and behavioral health crisis system: HB 1182, HB 1477, SHB 1477, SB 5209
Suicide, prevention organizations and crisis intervention information for students on websites of schools: HB 1373, * SHB 1373, CH 167 (2021)
Suicide, thoughts of, agricultural workers with, agricultural community mental health hotline services for: HB 1434
Suicide, youths up to age 24 who died by, impact of COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates among: HB 1354
Suicide, youths up to age 25 who died by, impact of COVID-19 pandemic on suicide rates among: SHB 1354, 2SHB 1354
Task force, for statewide pandemic response and recovery after-action review, establishing: SHB 1340
Task force, statewide pandemic preparation and response, establishing, and creating account for: HB 1340
Tenants and landlords, COVID hardship protections and requirements for: HB 1228, HB 1398, SB 5160, SSB 5160, * E2SSB 5160, CH 115 (2021) PV
Tenants and landlords, eviction resolution pilot program, for rent nonpayment cases, establishing: SSB 5160, * E2SSB 5160, CH 115 (2021) PV
Tenants and landlords, limiting rent increases after eviction moratorium expiration: SB 5139
Tenants, COVID hardship protections for: HB 1236, * ESHB 1236 (2021)
Unemployment benefits, extended, benefit and eligibility periods and job search requirements for: HB 1492, SHB 1492, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 107 (2021)
Unemployment benefits, for health care employees, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Unemployment benefits, forgiven, for certain employers, reimbursement by unemployment insurance relief account: HB 1568, SB 5478, * ESSB 5478 (2021)
Unemployment benefits, reimbursing from COVID-19 unemployment account: HB 1021
Unemployment insurance, aiding employees and employers during public health emergency: HB 1098, HB 1343, SB 5061, * ESSB 5061, CH 2 (2021)
Unemployment insurance, claim adjudicators, training program for, creating: HB 1487, SHB 1487, SB 5193, * ESSB 5193 (2021)
Unemployment insurance, contribution relief for employers: SB 5171
Unemployment insurance, effective/equitable claims processing, demand thresholds, and emergency drills: HB 1487, SHB 1487, * ESSB 5193 (2021)
Utilities, customer support via payment plans/partial arrearages forgiveness and utility public utility tax credit: SB 5472
Utilities, electric light/space heating service, termination due to unpaid charges, prohibitions, when/for whom: HB 1490
Utilities, electric, impacts on, compliance burden reduction/customer assistance: SB 5007
Utilities, electric, impacts on, conservation acquisition targets, when events beyond control prevent meeting of: HB 1446, * SHB 1446, CH 79 (2021)
Utilities, lien imposition against customer premises, after emergency declaration expires: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccination proof for access to public places, prohibiting government from requiring: HB 1570
Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine, equitable dose allocation before reverting county to more restrictive Roadmap phase: HB 1580, SB 5484
Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine, planning/preparing/deploying using freed-up federal coronavirus funds: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccine, prioritizing school teachers and classified/private school staff for receipt of: HB 1420
Vaccination, COVID-19 vaccines, limiting new hospital information reporting duties to COVID patient care and: SB 5420
Vaccination, law/rule/order requiring receipt of, exemption when medical/philosophical/religious objection: HB 1065
Vaccination, law/rule/order requiring receipt of, prohibiting unless conditions met: HB 1065
Vaccination, right to decline, despite laws/rules/orders/directives addressing emergencies/diseases: HB 1305, HB 1317
Vaccination, right to decline, religious/philosophical/personal objections: HB 1006
Vaccination, rule/ordinance/order/policy requiring receipt for COVID of, prohibiting: SB 5144
Vaccination, vaccine in limited supply, health care entity providing privileged access to, prohibiting: SB 5418
Vulnerable populations, protections for, via consumer protection improvement act: SB 5025, * SSB 5025 (2021)
Workers, agricultural, agricultural community mental health hotline services for: HB 1434
Workers, behavioral health, provider grant program and workforce pilot program for training support grants: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Workers, Washington income replacement for immigrant workers program, during COVID pandemic, creating: SB 5438
WorkFirst TANF program, ineligibility after 60 months, not counting months when unemployment rate at/above 7 percent: SSB 5214, * 2SSB 5214 (2021)
WorkFirst TANF program, termination and ineligibility provisions, removal of or exemption from, when: SB 5214
WorkFirst TANF program, WorkFirst orientation attendance requirement, dropping, when: SB 5214
Working connections child care, eligibility/copayment, federal pandemic benefits exclusion: SB 5023
Working families' tax exemption, providing sales/use tax exemption, updating and simplifying: HB 1297, * ESHB 1297, CH 195 (2021), HB 1319, SB 5387, SB 5424
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Credit card processing companies, B&O tax exemption for certain amounts for, when: SB 5459
Licensing, department of, cost recovery of agency credit card/financial transaction fees: * HB 1115, CH 32 (2021), SB 5167
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Abortion/attempted abortion due to Down syndrome, class C felony: HB 1008, SB 5416
Abuse or neglect of children, removal of child from parent, standards for: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Abuse or neglect, Christian Science treatment exemption references, removing: HB 1048
Abuse or neglect, health care faith-based practices exemption, when: HB 1048
Abuse or neglect, placement of child with relative or other suitable person: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Abuse or neglect, release of child to parent unless evidence shows imminent physical harm: HB 1227, SHB 1227, * E2SHB 1227 (2021)
Aggravating circumstances, negative perception of non-hate crime offense victim as motivation: HB 1071
Animal cruelty, second degree, provisions: HB 1038
Assault, 3rd degree, offender release/escape/etc., victim notification: SB 5245, ESSB 5245
Assault, 3rd degree, when law enforcement officer assaulted in furtherance of riot or unlawful assembly: SB 5310
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