Topical Index

DEAF  DEAF RSS Feed
               
Closed captioning, on televisions in places of public accommodation: SB 5027
Interpreters, marriage dissolution/legal separation proceedings, for deaf or hard of hearing persons: SB 5255
DEATH  DEATH RSS Feed
               
Certificates, birth resulting in stillbirth, issuance, when: HB 1031, SB 5072
Coroner's and medical examiner's offices, accreditation of, requirements: HB 1326, SHB 1326
Coroner's and medical examiner's offices, medicolegal investigative personnel employed by, required training: HB 1326, SHB 1326
Coroner, county, in certain counties, prosecutor as ex officio coroner, removing authority for: HB 1326, SHB 1326
Coroners and medical examiners, continuity of operations during public health crises: EHB 1271
Coroners and medical examiners, medicolegal forensic investigation training, requirements: HB 1326, SHB 1326
Death penalty review panel, establishing: SB 5099
Death penalty, aggravated first degree murder by incarcerated offender, death penalty option for: SB 5099
Death penalty, eliminating: SB 5047
Death with dignity act, end-of-life care in connection with, requirements: HB 1141, ESHB 1141
Death with dignity act, expanding access via qualified medical and counseling provider options: HB 1141, ESHB 1141
Deaths, in-custody, and criminal acts by involved police officer, investigations of, possible authority for: SHB 1267
Deaths, in-custody, and potential criminal acts by involved police officer, investigations of: HB 1267
Fatalities, in connection with law enforcement officer use of force, data collection and reporting: HB 1092, SHB 1092, 2SHB 1092, SB 5259, SSB 5259
Fatality review teams, overdose and suicide, establishing: HB 1074, SHB 1074
Incarcerated/confined inmate, unexpected death of, unexpected fatality review of: SB 5119, ESSB 5119
Suicide, youth up to age 24 who died by, youth suicide review team to investigate: HB 1354
Wrongful death, civil actions for, when person killed due to committing class A or B felony, complete defense to: SB 5263, SSB 5263
DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY  DENTISTS AND DENTISTRY RSS Feed
               (See also INSURANCE; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
Dental therapist, licensed, profession of, establishing: SB 5142
License to practice dentistry, requirements for, removing certain section related to: SB 5098
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH  DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH RSS Feed
               (See also DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; LONG-TERM CARE)
Community residential service businesses, Snohomish county provider rate: HB 1045, SB 5150
Community residential service providers, contracted, medicaid rates for, studying: SB 5268, SSB 5268
Community residential settings and services, expanding: SB 5268, SSB 5268
Developmental disabilities administration, services provided by, eligibility and delivery of, reviewing: SB 5268, SSB 5268
Dogs, courthouse facility dogs for witness use, access authority and certified handlers for: SB 5127, SSB 5127
Down syndrome, abortion or attempted abortion due to, prohibiting: HB 1008, SB 5416
Foster youth, when exiting foster care system: HB 1061, SHB 1061
Institutional education program, for youth in/released from secure facilities, duties of agencies and advisory group: SHB 1295, E2SHB 1295
Institutional education program, for youth in/released from secure facilities, duties of agencies and work group: HB 1295
Institutional education system, reformed, establishment/implementation/funding recommendations: SHB 1295, E2SHB 1295
Intermediate care facilities, redesigning for short-term crisis stabilization and intervention: SB 5268, SSB 5268
Medicaid waiver services, determining individuals dependent and eligible for: HB 1061, SHB 1061
Medicaid waiver services, youth who have exited dependency proceedings as priority for: SHB 1061
Mental health/medical/functional needs of individuals, cross-system coordination to include: SB 5268, SSB 5268
Ombuds, developmental disabilities, office of, authority and role, modifying: SB 5213
Providers, rate enhancements for, using federal medicaid matching funds and other funds for: * HB 1367, CH 5 (2021), SB 5343
Providers, rate enhancements for, using freed-up federal coronavirus funds for: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Services, received by clients, ombuds powers and duties in connection with: SB 5213
Sexually violent predators, conditional release of, disability accommodations: SB 5163, SSB 5163
Special education, enrollment stabilization allocations for, when: HB 1476
Special education, incarcerated individuals eligible for: HB 1044, SHB 1044
Special education, students with IEPs, in-person instruction resumption priority groups for delivery to include: SHB 1366
Students, with disabilities, improving attendance via necessary services: HB 1113, SB 5153
Supportive services/technical assistance/other programs, DSHS to continue: SB 5284, ESSB 5284
Victims, non-hate crime offenses, aggravating circumstance if defendant motivated by biased perception: HB 1071
Wages, subminimum, certificates for persons with disabilities for, prohibiting issuance of: SB 5284, ESSB 5284
Waivers, individual and family services and basic plus, various provisions: SB 5268
Waivers, individual and family services/basic plus/core, various provisions: SSB 5268
DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH  DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH)
Cognitive impairments, incarcerated individuals, educational accommodation: HB 1044, SHB 1044
Electric light/space heating service, residential, termination for persons with disabilities, prohibitions/conditions: HB 1490
Home care services, hiring family member or friend with criminal record, informed consent process for, identifying: HB 1411, SHB 1411
Mobility enhancing equipment, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5324
Parking spaces for persons with disabilities, parking with purple heart or disabled American veteran license plates in: SB 5435
Property tax exemption program, combined disposable income, health care/insurance deductions from: HB 1438
Property tax exemption program, combined disposable income, thresholds for, calculating and adjusting: SB 5337
Property tax exemption program, combined disposable income, thresholds for, revising amounts upward: SB 5391
Property tax exemption program, disposable income, deducting medigap/medicare supplement premiums from: SB 5305
Property tax exemption program, manufactured/mobile home community landlord exemption under, when: HB 1248
Property tax exemption program, manufactured/mobile home community tenants additional exemption: HB 1247
Property tax exemption program, qualifying disposable income of at least one spouse/domestic partner: SB 5290
Property taxes/assessments, deferral program, at least one spouse/domestic partner, qualifying disposable income: SB 5290
School employees, disabled under TRS, PEBB medical/dental plans for: HB 1040
Sexually violent predators, conditional release of, disability accommodations: SB 5163, SSB 5163
Special education, enrollment stabilization allocations for, when: HB 1476
Special education, incarcerated individuals eligible for: HB 1044, SHB 1044
Special education, students with IEPs, in-person instruction resumption priority groups for delivery to include: SHB 1366
Students, with disabilities, improving attendance via necessary services: HB 1113, SB 5153
Supplemental security income, recipients of, B&O/public utility tax credits for employers hiring: SB 5358
Victims, non-hate crime offenses, aggravating circumstance if defendant motivated by biased perception: HB 1071
Wages, subminimum, certificates for persons with disabilities for, prohibiting issuance of: SB 5284, ESSB 5284
DISCRIMINATION  DISCRIMINATION RSS Feed
               (See also CORRECTIONAL FACILITIES AND JAILS; CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COMMISSION; ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY; EQUITY, WASHINGTON STATE OFFICE; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; MINORITIES; RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS; SEXUAL ORIENTATION)
Automated decision systems, discrimination against individual by, prohibition: SB 5116, SSB 5116
Civil rights act, Washington state, repealing short title and preferential treatment prohibition: HB 1288
Closed captioning, on televisions in places of public accommodation: SB 5027
Executive order 9066, seventy-ninth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4609 (2021), * SR 8607 (2021)
Farming, equity in, historically underrepresented groups, inclusion in food/agriculture laws/rules/etc. development/etc.: HB 1395, SHB 1395
Gender-affirming health care treatment, insurance coverage for, requirements for/unfair practices by carriers: SB 5313, SSB 5313, 2SSB 5313
Hate crime offenses, as crimes against persons: HB 1071
Health care, access to affordable/reproductive/end-of-life/gender affirming, provider organization acquisition impact on: SB 5335
Higher education, diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism programs and training for faculty/staff/students: SB 5227, SSB 5227
Housing, racial inequities, addressing via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Housing, racially disparate impacts/displacement/exclusion in, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220
Human rights commission, closed captioning in public accommodations role of: SB 5027
Human rights commission, whistleblower qui tam actions on behalf of: HB 1076, SHB 1076
Japanese American veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists, recognizing and remembering: * HR 4609 (2021), * SR 8607 (2021)
Licensure, professional, competency-based assessment alternative for, reducing discrimination via: HB 1400
Native American names/symbols/images, use by public schools as mascots/logos/team names, prohibiting: HB 1356, SHB 1356, SB 5450
Organ donors, living, insurer discrimination against, prohibitions: SB 5003, SSB 5003
Peace officers, force/deadly force use, permissible/excessive and de-escalation tactics, model policies on: HB 1310, SHB 1310
Preferential treatment prohibition, repealing: HB 1288
Protected classes, racial/other restrictions against, in existing covenants/deeds, city/county review/notices of: HB 1335
Protected classes, racial/other restrictions against, in existing covenants/deeds, grant program for identifying: SHB 1335
Protected classes, racial/other restrictions against, in existing covenants/deeds, realtor notice to purchaser: SHB 1335
Public accommodation/etc., places of, facial recognition technology in, prohibiting: SB 5104
Schools, institutional racism, training in dismantling: SB 5044, ESSB 5044
Tenants, prospective, unpaid rent-based discrimination against, prohibiting after eviction moratorium: HB 1441
Victims, non-hate crime offenses, aggravating circumstance if defendant motivated by biased perception: HB 1071
Vulnerable populations, protections for, via consumer protection improvement act: SB 5025, SSB 5025
Worker protection act, whistleblower qui tam actions on behalf of state: HB 1076, SHB 1076
DOMESTIC RELATIONS  DOMESTIC RELATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also ADOPTION; CHILDREN; JUVENILES AND JUVENILE COURT; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
Child support, child care expenses paid by, documentation of: HB 1397
Child support, enforcement, income withholding and withholding orders and forms: HB 1171, SHB 1171
Child support, enforcement, withholding orders and liens, insurance company compliance: HB 1416, SHB 1416
Child welfare services, dependency proceedings, legal representation for child in, when: HB 1219, SHB 1219
Child welfare services, dependency system, early childhood court program for infants/toddlers in, establishing: SB 5331, SSB 5331
Child welfare services, medical/dental/behavioral health care for children in DCYF custody: HB 1205
Family and medical leave, for railroad workers, and related employment protections: SB 5065, SSB 5065
Family and medical leave, paid, eligibility during public health emergency: SB 5115
Family and medical leave, paid, eligibility for coverage, expanding: HB 1073, SHB 1073, SB 5097, SSB 5097
Family and medical leave, unpaid, pre-2020 rights, liabilities, and obligations: HB 1087
Family resource center, defining consistently in RCW: HB 1237
Parentage, assisted reproduction, false representation in, by provider, class C felony: SB 5348
Parentage, assisted reproduction, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Working families' tax exemption, providing sales/use tax exemption, updating and simplifying: HB 1297, HB 1319, SB 5387, SB 5424
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE  DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RSS Feed
               
Abusive litigation, chapter on, correcting incorrect RCW citation in: HB 1192
Coercive control, against family or household member or intimate partner, crime of, gross misdemeanor: HB 1449
Offenders, release/escape/etc. of, victim notification: SB 5245, SSB 5245
Protection orders, domestic violence, moving to a single civil protection orders chapter: HB 1320, SHB 1320, 2SHB 1320, SB 5297
Strangulation, nonfatal, forensic nurse examiners for victims of: SB 5183, SSB 5183
Survivors of domestic violence, offenses committed by, sentencing alternative or resentencing for, when: HB 1293
Victims of domestic violence, vacation of conviction records of, applying for, when: HB 1293, SB 5180, ESSB 5180
Workplace resources, domestic violence and, task force on, convening: HB 1315
DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES  DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES RSS Feed
               
Drivers, fee transactions, recouping agency credit card/financial transaction fees via: HB 1115, SB 5167
Driving records, releasing to various persons and entities, when: SB 5152, SSB 5152
Licenses and learner's permits, commercial, fees, deposits of: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, SB 5231
Licenses, applicants for renewal, late merge zipper method information for: HB 1231
Licenses, enhanced, fees for, deposits of: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, SB 5231
Licenses, issuance period of, extending, and increasing fees in keeping with: HB 1207, SB 5270
Licenses, issuing or renewing, voter registration/updating at time of, affirmation of prompts using signature pad: SB 5434
Licenses, online renewal of, expanding: HB 1207, SB 5270
Licenses, regular or enhanced, applications for original or renewal, additional fee and use of fee: SB 5226
Licenses, renewing, application submission by mail or electronic commerce: SB 5113
Licenses, suspended or revoked, driving when license is, provisions concerning: SB 5226, SB 5349
Licenses, suspension or revocation, provisions concerning: SB 5226, SB 5349
Permits, instruction, online issuance and renewal of, allowing: HB 1207, SB 5270
DRUGS  DRUGS RSS Feed
               (See also PHARMACIES AND PHARMACISTS; SENTENCES AND SENTENCING; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Cannabis industry, social equity in, grant/pilot program/legislative task force/social equity license applicants: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Cannabis, cannabis policy, task force on, establishing: HB 1260
Cannabis, concentrates with high THC concentrations, regulation of: HB 1463
Cannabis, craft cannabis producer/processor license, creating: HB 1260
Cannabis, medical use, various provisions: HB 1105, HB 1463, SB 5004
Cannabis, replacing "marijuana" with "cannabis" throughout Revised Code of Washington: HB 1210, SHB 1210
Cannabis, Washington state cannabis commission, establishing: SB 5365
Cannabis, wholesale sales of marijuana/marijuana products, persons making, B&O tax rate and surcharge for: SB 5365
Controlled substance homicide offenses, offender release/escape/etc., victim notification: SB 5245, SSB 5245
Controlled substances act, convictions under, excluding from offender score, when: SB 5035, SSB 5035
Controlled substances act, convictions under, resentencing hearing for offender, when: SB 5361
Controlled substances, imitation, convictions for crimes involving, resentencing hearing for offender, when: SB 5361
Controlled substances, naturopathic physician prescriptive authority, expanding: SB 5088
Drugs or vaccines, in limited supply, health care entity providing to donors or board members, prohibiting: SB 5418
Injection sites, supervised, city/county prohibitions as condition for imposing certain local sales/use taxes: HB 1526, HB 1541
Marijuana, businesses, license issuance for, prohibiting due to written objection based on zoning ordinances: HB 1414
Marijuana, cannabis policy, task force on, establishing: HB 1260
Marijuana, concentrates with high THC concentrations, regulation of: HB 1463
Marijuana, craft cannabis producer/processor license, creating: HB 1260
Marijuana, licenses, social equity in cannabis, legislative task force on, adding members/purposes/duties: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Marijuana, licenses, social equity in marijuana, legislative task force on, replacing "marijuana" with "cannabis": HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Marijuana, medical use, arrest protections for qualifying patients and designated providers: HB 1105
Marijuana, medical use, concentrates with high THC concentration, requirements/prohibitions/age restriction: HB 1463
Marijuana, medical use, excise tax exemption for sales, when: SB 5004
Marijuana, replacing "marijuana" with "cannabis" throughout Revised Code of Washington: HB 1210, SHB 1210
Marijuana, residential production, processing, or possession: HB 1019, SHB 1019
Marijuana, retail licenses, cannabis social equity assistance grant program, pilot program related to, creating: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Marijuana, retail licenses, cannabis social equity technical assistance competitive grant program, modifications: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Marijuana, retail licenses, social equity license applicants, modifying provisions: HB 1443, SHB 1443, SB 5388
Marijuana, Washington state cannabis commission, establishing: SB 5365
Marijuana/marijuana products, wholesale sales of, persons making, B&O tax rate and surcharge for: SB 5365
Naloxone, opioid overdose reversal medication prescription in emergency department or involuntary treatment: SB 5195
Naloxone, opioid overdose reversal medication prescription in hospital/in connection with treatment: SSB 5195
Offenses, controlled substances/counterfeits/legend drugs personal use possession, criminal penalties, eliminating: HB 1499
Offenses, criminal, excluding from offender score, when: SB 5035, SSB 5035
Offenses, level I, offender score sentencing grid for, modification of: HB 1307
Opioid overdose reversal medication, prescription for, when: SSB 5195
Opioid overdose reversal medication, prescription in emergency department or involuntary treatment: SB 5195
Prescription, compounding of drugs, revising definition to exclude reconstitution and mixing: HB 1445, SHB 1445
Prescription, generic, production/distribution/purchase of, health care authority partnerships for: SB 5203, SSB 5203
Prescription, mail order services, unintentional use/enrollment: SB 5076
Prescription, take-back program, modifying provisions: HB 1161, SHB 1161
Prescription, unsupported price increases, protections from: SB 5020, SSB 5020