Topical Index

FARMS AND FARMING  FARMS AND FARMING RSS Feed
               (See also AGRICULTURE; AGRICULTURE, DEPARTMENT; FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS; LIVESTOCK; WATER RIGHTS)
Agricultural products or farm machinery/equipment, persons hauling for farmer, public utility tax exemption: HB 1380
Career and technical education and student organizations, in agriculture, food, and natural resource sciences: HB 1544
Custom farming services, persons performing for a farmer, B&O tax exemption for: HB 1380
Custom farming services, persons performing, persons doing certain hauling for, public utility tax exemption: HB 1380
Equity in farming, historically underrepresented groups, inclusion in food/agriculture laws/rules/etc. development, etc.: HB 1395, SHB 1395
Fertilizer, commercial, application/license/inspection/late fees, increasing: SB 5318, SSB 5318
Fur farming, prohibitions, when: HB 1375
Housing, temporary, for farmworkers, sales/use tax exemptions for, expanding: SB 5396, SSB 5396, 2SSB 5396
Milk producers, small-scale farms, direct sales by, milk testing requirements: HB 1256
Slaughterers, custom farm, annual custom meat licenses for mobile units: HB 1102
Workers, temporary housing for, sales/use tax exemptions for, expanding: SB 5396, SSB 5396, 2SSB 5396
FERRIES  FERRIES RSS Feed
               
Electric ferries, design and procurement by counties, process for: HB 1502
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS RSS Feed
               (See also LOANS)
Banks, Washington state public bank, establishing: SB 5188
Cooperatives, Washington state public financial cooperative, establishing: SSB 5188
Credit unions, as public depositaries, repealing section: SB 5106
Credit unions, Washington state credit union act, revising: HB 1165
Equitable access to credit program, grants to lending institutions for underserved communities: HB 1015, SHB 1015
Federal home loan banks, collateral pledged by an insurer member, rights of bank, when: SB 5400
Financial products/services, innovative, regulatory sandbox program for testing, establishing: SB 5447
Financial services de-risking by financial institutions, requesting that congress pass legislation to reduce: SJM 8004
Garnishment, writs of, in cases of consumer debt and private student loan debt, duties of institutions: HB 1447, HB 1525
Interest/investment earnings, on public funds, public depositaries receiving, B&O tax deduction for: HB 1531, SB 5445
Investment interest, B&O tax deduction for certain, eliminating to fund affordable housing: SB 5138
FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT  FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Financial products/services, innovative, regulatory sandbox program for testing, establishing, department role: SB 5447
FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE  FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, OFFICE RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Economic development strategic reserve account, expenditures into, OFM role: SB 5156
Education data center, higher education diversity/equity/inclusion/antiracism programs analysis role of: SB 5227, SSB 5227
Equity impact statements for bills and other proposed legislation, OFM role: HB 1264, SHB 1264, SB 5274
Fiscal impact statements, for measures increasing/decreasing state tax revenues: SSB 5182
Fiscal impact statements, for measures increasing/decreasing state tax revenues, deadline for filing of: SHB 1357
Fiscal impact, dynamic fiscal impact statements, instituting, OFM role: HB 1179
Fiscal notes, various provisions: HB 1179, SB 5216
Home security fund account, expenditures from budget stabilization account into, OFM role: SB 5156
Information technology, state agency, independent security evaluation audit of, OFM to contract for: ESSB 5432
Local economic inclusion grants, revolving fund model for, OFM to develop: SB 5241
State employees, working from home, reimbursement of necessary expenditures by, OFM policy/procedures role: SB 5395, SSB 5395, 2SSB 5395
State employees, working from home, remote working environment work group, establishing, OFM role: SSB 5395, 2SSB 5395
FIRE PROTECTION  FIRE PROTECTION RSS Feed
               (See also FIREFIGHTERS; FIRST RESPONDERS)
Dampers, fire and/or smoke, inspection/testing of, alternative to certain contractors/engineers for: SB 5360
Districts, commissioner elections, ranked choice voting for: HB 1156, SHB 1156
Districts, commissioners, changes in number of, modifying provisions: HB 1159
Districts, training/resources to mitigate injuries/reduce harm in calls responded to, interlocal agreements for: SB 5338
Districts, volunteer firefighters on behalf of, leave from employment for firefighting, requirements: SB 5384, SSB 5384
Fire departments, fire suppression vehicles with emissions or fuel reduction technology, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 1479
Fire departments, safe station pilot programs for substance use disorder aid: SB 5074, ESSB 5074
Fireworks, consumer, city or county limits or prohibition: HB 1059, SHB 1059
Smoke control systems, inspection/testing of, alternative to certain contractors/engineers for: SB 5360
Wildfires, 20-year forest health strategic plan, fully funding: HB 1168
Wildfires, 2020 forest action plan, activities for implementing, fully funding: HB 1168
Wildfires, prevention, forest health activities for, and community resiliency projects, funding: SB 5461
Wildfires, single-family homes damaged during September 2020 by, improvements to, property tax exemption: SB 5454
Wildfires, utility wildland fire prevention advisory committee, recommendations of, implementing: ESB 5158
Wildfires, utility wildland fire prevention advisory committee, renaming task force as: ESB 5158
Wildfires, volunteer firefighter leave from employment for firefighting for certain political subdivisions or the state: SSB 5384
Wildfires, volunteer firefighter leave from employment for firefighting for fire protection district, requirements: SB 5384
Wildfires, wildfire response, forest restoration, and community resilience act: HB 1168
Wildfires, wildland fire protection 10-year strategic plan, fully funding: HB 1168
FIREARMS  FIREARMS RSS Feed
               (See also WEAPONS)
Aiming or discharge of firearm or dangerous weapon, unlawful, provisions: HB 1038
Ammunition, firearm magazines/loading devices of any size, constitutional amendment to allow for self-defense: SJR 8205
Ammunition, large capacity magazines, definition and prohibitions: HB 1164, SB 5078, SSB 5078
Assault weapon, defining with list of specific firearms: HB 1229, SB 5217
Assault weapons, requirements and prohibitions: HB 1229, SB 5217
Clay targets, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5187
Extreme risk protection orders, moving to a single civil protection orders chapter: HB 1320, SHB 1320, 2SHB 1320, SB 5297
Forfeited firearms, destroying of, policies/criteria for when: HB 1134
Gun clubs, nonprofit, clay target sales and use tax exemptions for: SB 5187
Loss or theft, owner/possessor who suffers, mandatory reporting and failure to report: HB 1133
Open carrying, at public demonstration or state capitol, prohibiting: SB 5038
Open carrying, at public demonstration or state capitol, prohibiting, when: ESSB 5038
Openly carrying/displaying in threatening manner, as criminal mischief, class C felony: HB 1283, SHB 1283
Pistols, license for concealed, public records disclosure exemption, when: SB 5095
Possession, by school personnel with valid concealed pistol license: HB 1481
Possession, in certain places, local government regulation of, in addition to or more restrictive than state law: HB 1313
Possession, in state capitol campus buildings, on west capitol grounds, or in certain other buildings, prohibiting: HB 1234
Possession, right to possess, petitioning court to restore, when: HB 1026
Possession, unlawful, after aiming/discharging or animal cruelty conviction: HB 1038
Possession, unlawful, in second degree, various provisions: HB 1038
Regulation of firearms, local government regulation of, in addition to or more restrictive than state law: HB 1313
Regulation of firearms, state preemption of, repealing: HB 1313
Sentencing enhancements for firearms, consecutive, resentencing, petition for: HB 1169, SHB 1169
Sentencing enhancements for firearms, earned release time, when: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5285
Suicide, by veterans/military members, firearm temporary storage by dealer to prevent: HB 1181, SHB 1181
Theft of firearm from residence, store, shop, sales outlet, or vehicle, class B felony: SB 5407
FIREFIGHTERS  FIREFIGHTERS RSS Feed
               (See also FIRE PROTECTION; FIRST RESPONDERS; RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS)
Firefighters, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/willful omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: HB 1341, SHB 1341
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow certain public safety employee actions in certain cases: HB 1341
Professional rescue doctrine, repealing to allow professional rescuer actions in certain cases of neglect/omission/etc.: SHB 1341
Professional rescuers, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: SHB 1341
Rescuers, public service company contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to, when: HB 1341
Volunteer firefighters, leave from employment for firefighting for certain political subdivisions or the state, requirements: SSB 5384
Volunteer firefighters, leave from employment for firefighting for fire protection district, requirements : SB 5384
Volunteer firefighters, payments for services of, deduction from unemployment benefit payments, prohibiting: HB 1448
FIRST RESPONDERS  FIRST RESPONDERS RSS Feed
               (See also EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; FIREFIGHTERS; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL)
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 safety employees, injury/disease/death due to other's neglect/omission/conduct, action for recovery/damages: HB 1341
Rescuers, public service company contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to, when: HB 1341
Statewide first responder building mapping information system, repealing: HB 1484
FISH  FISH RSS Feed
               
Anadromous fish, recovery, supporting through GMA and SMA planning revisions: HB 1117, SHB 1117
Anadromous fisheries, preservation/enhancement in critical areas under GMA, requirements: SB 5306
Barriers to passage, DOT correction projects, environmental permitting process for: SB 5207, SB 5381
Barriers to passage, public projects for, shoreline substantial development permit requirements exemption: SB 5207, SB 5381
Barriers to passage, removal projects, national flood insurance program, requirements/fees for administering: HB 1268, HB 1478
Barriers to passage, removal under growth management act: HB 1117, SHB 1117
Habitat enhancement, projects for, national flood insurance program, requirements/fees for administering: HB 1268, HB 1478
Habitat improvement, public projects for, shoreline substantial development permit requirements exemption: SB 5207, SB 5381
Habitat recovery pilot program, creating for freshwater/estuarine/marine fish habitat restoration projects: HB 1382, SHB 1382
Habitat, fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas, designating under GMA, using best available science for: SB 5314
Protection of fish life, marine shoreline stabilization/armoring replacement options for: SB 5273, SSB 5273
Salmon, anadromous fisheries preservation/enhancement in critical areas under GMA, requirements: SB 5306
Salmon, chinook, extent and effect of pinniped predation on, review and evaluation of: SB 5404
Salmon, chinook, pinniped predation management, appropriate actions for, assessing: SB 5404
Salmon, fisheries dispute resolution, Puget Sound salmon commercial fisheries advisory board, establishing for: SB 5421
Salmon, fisheries dispute resolution, Puget Sound salmon commercial/recreational fisheries advisory board for: SSB 5421
Salmon, habitat recovery pilot program, creating for habitat restoration projects: HB 1382, SHB 1382
Salmon, impact of urban heat island effect on waters bearing, activities to reduce: HB 1211
Salmon, lethal removal of pinnipeds in Puget Sound to protect, requesting that congress amend MMPA to allow: SJM 8003
Salmon, managing sea lions/pinnipeds to enhance recovery, panels to consider: HB 1364
Salmon, maximum lethal take of sea lions/seals/pinnipeds to enhance recovery: HB 1364
Salmon, recovery, supporting through GMA and SMA planning revisions: HB 1117, SHB 1117
Salmon, restoration, grants for, sales/use taxation of and B&O tax deduction and sales tax exemption for: SB 5220
Salmon/steelhead, extent and effect of pinniped predation on, review and evaluation of: SSB 5404
Salmon/steelhead, pinniped predation management, appropriate actions for, assessing: SSB 5404
Salmon/steelhead/trout management, fishing rights/management agreements, repealing ch. 77.110 to affirm: HB 1172, SB 5199
FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION  FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT; FISHING; WILDLIFE)
Projects, fish/shellfish/wildlife, federal funding for, commission indemnifying of U.S. government as condition: SB 5146
FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT  FISH AND WILDLIFE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also FISH; FISH AND WILDLIFE COMMISSION; FISHING; HUNTING; HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS; WILDLIFE)
Bees/pollinators, habitat for, DFW role: SB 5253, SSB 5253
Best available science, for designation of certain areas under GMA, DFW role: SB 5314
Enforcement actions, burden of proof on department: SB 5081
Fish passage barriers, DOT correction projects, DFW permitting review/approval process: SB 5207, SB 5381
Lands, DFW game lands, payments to counties in lieu of property taxes: SB 5159
Pinniped predation, effect on chinook salmon in marine waters, review and evaluation of, DFW role: SB 5404
Pinniped predation, effect on chinook salmon, appropriate management actions, assessing, DFW role: SB 5404
Pinniped predation, effect on salmon and steelhead in marine waters, review and evaluation of, DFW role: SSB 5404
Pinniped predation, effect on salmon and steelhead, appropriate management actions, assessing, DFW role: SSB 5404
Salmon, Puget Sound salmon commercial fisheries advisory board, establishing for dispute resolution, DFW role: SB 5421
Salmon, Puget Sound salmon commercial/recreational fisheries advisory board, for dispute resolution, DFW role: SSB 5421
Salmon/anadromous fish, preservation/enhancement in critical areas under GMA, requirements, DFW role: SB 5306
Trails, DFW-managed, electric-assisted bicycle use on, when: HB 1524
Wildlife, taking or effort to harvest, licensee/permittee reporting requirements, violation penalty, increasing: HB 1261
Wolves, livestock injury/loss due to, payments from fish and wildlife account for costs, DFW role: SB 5058
Youth fishing opportunities account, creating, DFW role: HB 1431, SHB 1431
FISHING  FISHING RSS Feed
               (See also BOATS AND BOATING; COMMERCIAL VESSELS AND SHIPPING; FISH)
Commercial, crewmember license and identifying documentation: HB 1437
Commercial, Puget Sound salmon commercial fisheries advisory board, establishing for dispute resolution: SB 5421
Equipment rental systems, local, establishing with certain grant funds: HB 1431, SHB 1431
Fishing and shellfishing opportunity grant program, creating to increase youth participation: HB 1431, SHB 1431
Licenses, age threshold for mandatory licensing, raising to increase youth participation: HB 1431, SHB 1431
Licenses, personal use shellfish and seaweed license, age threshold for mandatory licensing, raising: SHB 1431
Puget Sound salmon commercial/recreational fisheries advisory board, establishing for dispute resolution: SSB 5421
Youth fishing opportunities account, creating: HB 1431, SHB 1431
FLOODS AND FLOOD CONTROL  FLOODS AND FLOOD CONTROL RSS Feed
               
Flood control management plans, comprehensive, climate change/sea level rise/storm severity impacts: SHB 1099
National flood insurance program regulation requirements, local administering of, requirements/fees for: HB 1268, HB 1478
FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS  FOOD AND FOOD PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               (See also LIVESTOCK)
Beverage containers, plastic, minimum postconsumer recycled content requirements: SSB 5022
Beverages, sweetened, statewide general excise tax on distributors of, for deposit into health equity account: SB 5371
Career and technical education and student organizations, in agriculture, food, and natural resource sciences: HB 1544
Contaminants, monitoring in food supplies, federal FDA information related to, disclosure exemption for: SB 5303
Delivery, food delivery providers, greenhouse gas emissions from: HB 1075, SHB 1075
Equity in farming, historically underrepresented groups, inclusion in food/agriculture laws/rules/etc. development/etc.: HB 1395, SHB 1395
Food service products, expanded polystyrene, sales and distribution prohibitions: SSB 5022
Food serviceware, single-use, food service business supplying only upon request: SSB 5022
Fruit/vegetables, manufacturer B&O tax exemption, employment/labor/civil rights adjudications disclosure for: HB 1285, SB 5281
Hospitality industry, restaurants/hotels/nightclubs/theaters/caterers, certain liquor licenses for, reducing fees: HB 1359, SHB 1359
Manufacturers and processors of various foods and by-products, lowering B&O tax rate to 0.00: SB 5422, SB 5440
Meat, custom meat facilities, annual custom meat license for operating: HB 1102
Meat, custom meat facilities, intrastate meat inspection program, establishing: HB 1102
Meat, interstate shipping program, establishing: SB 5045
Meat, meat and poultry inspection program, establishing: SB 5045
Meat, meat and poultry processing and inspection within conservation district, grant program for access to: SSB 5045
Meat, meat and poultry processing and marketing assistance program, creating: SSB 5045
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, regulation of and permits and pilot program for: HB 1258, SHB 1258
Milk, small-scale-farm producers, direct sales by, milk testing requirements: HB 1256
Packaging, plastic, postconsumer recycled content, minimum, requirements: HB 1488, SB 5219
Packaging, plastic, postconsumer recycled content, stakeholder advisory committee, establishing: HB 1488, SB 5219
Poultry, custom meat facilities, license/intrastate inspection program, establishing: HB 1102
Poultry, interstate shipping program, establishing: SB 5045
Poultry, meat and poultry inspection program, establishing: SB 5045
Poultry, meat and poultry processing and inspection within conservation district, grant program for access to: SSB 5045
Poultry, meat and poultry processing and marketing assistance program, creating: SSB 5045
Prepared food, certain businesses making retail sales of, B&O tax preferential rate: HB 1299
Prepared foods, sold by grocery stores, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1535
School meal programs, reduced-price lunches, eliminating copays: EHB 1342
Vegetables/fruit, manufacturer B&O tax exemption, employment/labor/civil rights adjudications disclosure for: HB 1285, SB 5281
FOREST LAND  FOREST LAND RSS Feed
               (See also GROWTH MANAGEMENT)
Burning, flammable materials/refuse/waste forest materials on DNR-protected lands, permit requirement, violations of: HB 1423, SHB 1423
Community and urban forestry program, revising name and expanding: HB 1216, SHB 1216
Designation under GMA, action removing: SB 5042
Landowners, small forest, working forests special license plates, creating: HB 1253
Northern spotted owl, programmatic safe harbor agreements for, for forestland owner: SB 5411, SSB 5411
Timber and land sales, by DNR, sale notices and location, and applicability of requirements: SB 5201
Weeds, noxious, forestland owner requirements: HB 1355, SHB 1355
Wildfires, prevention and risk mitigation, advisory committee recommendations: ESB 5158
Wildfires, prevention, forest health activities for, and community resiliency projects, funding: SB 5461
Wildfires, small forestland owners within wildfire risk areas, steps to aid: HB 1168
FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS  FOREST PRACTICES AND PRODUCTS RSS Feed
               
Hog fuel, sales and use tax exemptions, extending expiration of: HB 1387
Hog fuel, sales of, sales/use tax exemptions, extending expiration of: SB 5239
Timber and land sales, by DNR, sale notices and location, and applicability of requirements: SB 5201
Timber, extraction and products manufacturing and processing for hire, lowering B&O tax rate to 0.00: SB 5422, SB 5440
Timber, privately owned, purchaser of, reporting for property tax purposes: HB 1055
Timber, state land easements/rights-of-way for transport of, when federal government claims right to grant: HB 1491
Tree farm program, funding via creation of working forests special license plates: HB 1253
Urban and community forestry program, revising previous program name to be: HB 1216, SHB 1216
Urban forestry management, shifting from Ch. 35.105 to Ch. 76.15: HB 1216, SHB 1216
Urban forestry, evergreen community designation program: HB 1216, SHB 1216
Urban forestry, program, needs, assistance, plans, ordinances, and DNR role: HB 1216, SHB 1216
FOREST PRACTICES BOARD  FOREST PRACTICES BOARD RSS Feed
               
Northern spotted owl, programmatic safe harbor agreements for, for forestland owner, board role: SB 5411, SSB 5411
FOSSILS  FOSSILS RSS Feed
               
Dinosaur, official state, Suciasaurus rex as: HB 1067
FOSTER CARE  FOSTER CARE RSS Feed
               
Abuse or neglect, removal of child from parent and placement of child in foster care, when: HB 1227, SHB 1227
Children in foster care, supreme court's commission on, children's representation work group in, duties: HB 1219, SHB 1219
Children in foster care, supreme court's commission on, duties of: HB 1219, SHB 1219
College students, homeless and foster care college students pilot program, expanding access to: HB 1166, SHB 1166
Developmental disabilities, dependent foster youth with, exiting care system/dependency: HB 1061, SHB 1061
Home studies for placing children in foster care, home study training program: SB 5233
Liaisons, foster care, for each school district, duties of: SB 5184
Licenses, child-specific, issuing to a relative: SB 5151
Maintenance payments, for foster parents, when child exhibits certain mental health/behavioral tendencies: HB 1347
Students in foster care, building point of contact in all K-12 public schools for: SB 5184
Students in foster care, school in-person instruction resumption priority groups for delivery to include: HB 1366, SHB 1366
FUELS  FUELS RSS Feed
               (See also MOTOR VEHICLES; TAXES - MOTOR VEHICLE FUEL)
Alternative fuel vehicles, various tax preferences for: HB 1503, SB 5000, SSB 5000, 2SSB 5000
Border area motor vehicle fuel and special fuel tax, rate limit in 2021 and adjustments: HB 1284
Clean fuels program, establishing: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, SB 5231
Electric vehicles, electricity sold as vehicle fuel and fueling systems and charging stations for, requirements: SB 5192, SSB 5192
Fire departments, fire suppression vehicles with emissions or fuel reduction technology, sales/use tax exemptions: HB 1479
Fossil fuels, carbon pollution tax on sales/use of, imposing: SB 5373
Fossil fuels, carbon pollution tax on sales/use of, imposing on energy-intensive trade-exposed industries: HB 1534
Fossil fuels, certain tax preferences for fossil fuel products, terminating: HB 1537
Fossil fuels, for space/water heating, reducing use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Fuel pumps, posting motor vehicle fuel tax rate information at: HB 1222
Hog fuel, sales and use tax exemptions, extending expiration of: HB 1387
Hog fuel, sales of, sales/use tax exemptions, extending expiration of: SB 5239
Hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, pilot sales/use tax exemption program: SB 5000, SSB 5000, 2SSB 5000
Hydrogen fuel cell technology, converting public fleet vehicles to, feasibility of, studying: SSB 5000
Hydrogen, green, definition, for state transition to zero emissions transportation future: SHB 1287
Hydrogen, green, projects in connection with clean fuels program: SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091
Transportation fuels, clean fuels program for carbon intensity reduction, establishing: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, SB 5231