Topical Index

HARASSMENT  HARASSMENT RSS Feed
               
Antiharassment protection orders, moving to a single civil protection orders chapter: HB 1320, SHB 1320, * E2SHB 1320 (2021), SB 5297
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS  HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RSS Feed
               
Cosmetic products, toxic chemicals in, prohibitions, and manufacturer information disclosure requirements: SB 5480
Hydrofluorocarbons and ozone-depleting substances, as refrigerants, regulating: HB 1050, SHB 1050, * E2SHB 1050 (2021)
Lead, in school drinking water, sampling/testing at outlets, requirements: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
PFAS substances, surface/groundwater contamination by, requesting federal monitoring/mitigation assistance: SJM 8001
HAZARDOUS WASTE  HAZARDOUS WASTE RSS Feed
               (See also ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; SOLID WASTE)
Plastic carryout bags, single-use, alternatives to, delaying requirements for: HB 1053, SHB 1053
Plastic packaging, producer responsibility programs for: HB 1118, SB 5022
Polystyrene products, expanded, sales and distribution prohibitions: HB 1118, SB 5022, SSB 5022, * E2SSB 5022 (2021)
HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC  HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; DRUGS; ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY; FIRE PROTECTION; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH DISTRICTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; LABOR; MINORITIES; SOLID WASTE)
Blood donation, including via apheresis, by persons age 16 or 17: SB 5179, * SSB 5179, CH 16 (2021)
Breast implant surgery, informing patient and receiving informed consent for, physician requirements: SB 5441, ESSB 5441
Breast pumps/repair/parts/supplies, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1535
Cancer, lung cancer, urging residents to learn about risks of and be screened for: SR 8616
Cognitive impairment, person with, when lacking capacity to provide informed consent for health care treatment: SB 5185, * SSB 5185 (2021)
Cosmetic products, marketed to women of color and with potentially harmful ingredients, plan for testing: SB 5480
Cosmetic products, toxic chemicals in, prohibitions, and manufacturer information disclosure requirements: SB 5480
COVID-19 pandemic, creating COVID-19 public health response account for statewide response to: HB 1334, HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
COVID-19, spread of, via fur farming and fur products manufacturing, prohibitions to reduce: HB 1375
Crab, biotoxin contamination regulation of, department of health authority for: HB 1508, SHB 1508
Diapers, adult and baby, sales and use tax exemptions: SB 5309
Diapers/diaper services, infant/toddler/child, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1535
Disease/notifiable condition/public health threat information, personal identifying, disclosure exemption: HB 1328
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
Epilepsy/seizure disorders, students with, health plans and parent-designated adults for: HB 1085, * SHB 1085, CH 29 (2021)
Fireworks, consumer, city or county limits or prohibition: HB 1059, SHB 1059
Health care, selected laws/regulations, automatic waiver or suspension during state of emergency of: SB 5178
Health care, selected laws/regulations, timely consideration of waiver or suspension of, when: * ESSB 5178 (2021)
Health education, in schools, public health education advisory committee, convening: HB 1149
Health education, in schools, public health knowledge/skills needed by students in grades 9-12: HB 1149
Health equity account, creating for statewide sweetened beverage excise tax revenue: SB 5371
Health equity account, sweetened beverage tax revenues in, community advisory board for use of, creating: SB 5371
Health equity zones, identifying and creating: SB 5052, SSB 5052, * E2SSB 5052 (2021)
Health-related measures, right to decline, despite laws/rules/order/directives addressing emergencies/diseases: HB 1305, HB 1317
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
Insulin, purchase and distribution of, health care authority partnerships for: * ESSB 5203 (2021)
Lacks, Henrietta, honoring, and recognizing her contribution to modern medicine: * SR 8604 (2021)
Lead, in school drinking water, sampling/testing at outlets, requirements: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
Multiple system atrophy (MSA), observing March as multiple system atrophy awareness month: * SR 8618 (2021)
Organ donation, national donate life month, recognizing April as: * SR 8621 (2021)
Organ donation, remembering donors and celebrating the lives of recipients: * SR 8621 (2021)
Organ donors, living donor act, insurance coverage protections via: SB 5003, * SSB 5003, CH 172 (2021)
Osteoporosis, national osteoporosis month, recognizing and appreciating: * HR 4615 (2021)
Pandemics, statewide pandemic preparation and response task force, establishing, and creating account for: HB 1340
Pandemics, statewide pandemic response and recovery task force for after-action review, establishing: SHB 1340
Pandemics/epidemics, local preparedness and response plans for, local health jurisdictions to develop/implement: HB 1442
Pandemics/epidemics, viral infections/severe disease prevention, health professionals committee, convening: HB 1442
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
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140 (2021)
Pregnancy, ectopic, treatment for/miscarriage management, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140 (2021)
Public health measures, when infringing on any constitutional rights, prohibiting enforcement of: HB 1442
Public health services, foundational, account for, deposit of sweetened beverage excise tax revenues in: SB 5371
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 to be used for: HB 1201, SB 5149, SSB 5149
Public health services, foundational, developing/recommending system for, work group for, creating: HB 1152, SHB 1152, SB 5173
Public health services, foundational, regional comprehensive public health district centers for, establishing: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health services, foundational, steering committee, convening: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health system and services, public health advisory board, establishing: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health, comprehensive health services districts for foundational services, establishing and forming: SHB 1152
Public health, comprehensive health services districts, advisory committees for district health boards, establishing: SHB 1152
Public health, comprehensive public health districts for foundational services, creating: HB 1152, SB 5173
Public health, comprehensive public health districts, advisory committees for district health boards, establishing: HB 1152, SB 5173
Public health, foundational public health services steering committee, convening: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health, regional comprehensive public health district centers for foundational services, establishing: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Quarantine, housing/rental assistance for persons in, revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, class C felony: SB 5348
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Reproductive health care, access to, provider organization acquisition impact on: SB 5335
Respiratory conditions, in children/teenagers, statewide home air quality improvement program, establishing: HB 1291
Seizure disorders, students with, health plans and parent-designated adults for: HB 1085, * SHB 1085, CH 29 (2021)
Seizures/neurological symptoms/etc., children 18 or younger with, diagnostic services/genetic testing for: HB 1346
Sexual health education, in schools, comprehensive, compliance dates for, delaying: HB 1422
Stress, secondary traumatic, in K-12 workforce, model policy/procedure to prevent/address: HB 1363, * SHB 1363, CH 129 (2021)
Traumatic brain injuries, head injury prevention program, reporting requirements: HB 1039
Traumatic brain injuries, incarcerated individuals, educational accommodation: HB 1044, SHB 1044, * 2SHB 1044 (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
Vital statistics, birth resulting in stillbirth, certificate of, issuance, when: * HB 1031, CH 55 (2021), SB 5072
HEALTH CARE  HEALTH CARE RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DRUGS; EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND SERVICES; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY; HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS; INSURANCE; MINORITIES; PUBLIC ASSISTANCE; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS)
Affordable/reproductive/end-of-life/gender affirming, access to, provider organization acquisition impact on: SB 5335
Children, hearing instruments coverage for: HB 1047
Colon hydrotherapy, performed by certified colon hydrotherapist, when: * SB 5124, CH 179 (2021)
Decisions, by patient-designated person for patient not competent to provide informed consent, when: HB 1197, ESHB 1197
Decisions, making for person without capacity to make them due to cognitive impairment, provisions: SB 5185, * SSB 5185 (2021)
Entities, drug or vaccine privileged access for donors or board members, prohibiting: SB 5418
Gender-affirming health care, access to, provider organization acquisition impact on: SB 5335
Gender-affirming treatment, health care coverage for, requirements and unfair practices by carriers: SB 5313, SSB 5313, * 2SSB 5313 (2021)
Health care policies, proposed legislation on, equity impact statements for, when: HB 1264, SHB 1264, SB 5274
Health equity account, creating for statewide sweetened beverage excise tax revenue: SB 5371
Health equity account, sweetened beverage tax revenues in, community advisory board for use of, creating: SB 5371
Health equity zones, identifying and creating: SB 5052, SSB 5052, * E2SSB 5052 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, data/activities/services/staffing/finances: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health trust, whole Washington, creating: SB 5204
Hearing instruments, coverage for persons 18 or younger: HB 1047
Informed consent, for breast implant surgery, physician requirements: SB 5441, ESSB 5441
Informed consent, person designated to provide, by patient when still retaining decision-making capacity: HB 1197, ESHB 1197
Informed consent, person lacking capacity to make health care decisions due to cognitive impairment: SB 5185, * SSB 5185 (2021)
Miscarriage management/ectopic pregnancies treatment, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140 (2021)
Parks/outdoor recreation spaces, "parks Rx" health and wellness pilot program, task force for developing, convening: SB 5292, SSB 5292
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140 (2021)
Reproductive health care, access to, provider organization acquisition impact on: SB 5335
Surrogate decision maker, designation by competent patient to health care provider, process for: ESHB 1197
Telebehavioral health programs, partnership access lines, various, modifications to: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
Telemedicine, audio-only, delivery of services to covered persons via, reimbursement for: HB 1196, * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021), SB 5325
Telemedicine, audio-only, established patient/provider relationship before providing, studying need for: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telemedicine, audio-only, trends/reimbursement/impact of, studying: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telemedicine, audio/visual, medical assistants assisting during practitioner visit via interactive technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Telemedicine, collaborative for the advancement of, extending: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telemedicine, consultation of out-of-state practitioner with in-state practitioner responsible for patient: SB 5423, * SSB 5423 (2021)
Telemedicine, delivery of behavioral health services to covered persons via, reimbursement for: * SSB 5325, CH 100 (2021)
Telemedicine, services, health carrier reimbursement of provider at in-person total compensation amount: HB 1462
Telemedicine, Washington state telehealth collaborative, role of: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telepsychology, psychology interjurisdictional compact act: HB 1286
Telepsychology, psychology interjurisdictional compact commission, establishing: HB 1286
Transportation, for hire nonemergency medical vehicles, high occupancy vehicle exempt decal for, when: HB 1510, SHB 1510
Universal health care commission, for creating coverage and access via universal financing system, establishing: SB 5399, SSB 5399, * E2SSB 5399 (2021)
HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY  HEALTH CARE AUTHORITY RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC ASSISTANCE)
988 crisis hotline coordination with crisis call center hubs and behavioral health crisis response system, HCA role: * E2SHB 1477 (2021)
988 crisis hotline system and behavioral health crisis system, HCA role: HB 1182, HB 1477, SHB 1477, SB 5209
Behavioral health services, performance measures, improvement projects, and value-based purchasing: SB 5157, * SSB 5157 (2021)
Behavioral health workforce pilot program and training support grants for community treatment providers, establishing: HB 1504, SHB 1504
Behavioral health workforce pilot program and training support grants for various treatment providers, establishing: * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Behavioral health, mental health/substance use disorder providers grant program, HCA role: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Community behavioral health system, HCA oversight, significant relationships in lives of clients, supporting: SB 5412, SSB 5412
Confined persons, reentry services work group, convening, HCA role: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Drugs, personal use amounts of legend drugs and controlled and counterfeit substances, reviewing, HCA role: HB 1578
Fire departments, safe station pilot programs grant program, HCA role: SB 5074, ESSB 5074
Gender-affirming health care treatment, insurance coverage, requirements/unfair practices by carriers, HCA role: SSB 5313, * 2SSB 5313 (2021)
Group insurance, HCA contracts with insurers for, performance standards: HB 1052
Group insurance, HCA contracts with insurers or carriers for, performance standards: SHB 1052
Insulin, purchase and distribution of, HCA partnerships for: * ESSB 5203 (2021)
Medicaid, ability to apply for persons incarcerated for less than 30 days: * SHB 1348, CH 166 (2021)
Medicaid, children's mental health assessment/diagnosis, from birth through 5 years of age, HCA role: HB 1325, SHB 1325, * 2SHB 1325, CH 126 (2021)
Medicaid, clubhouses and peer-run organizations for persons with mental illness, HCA role: ESB 5328
Medicaid, enrollees, in-network services for, ambulatory surgical facility/hospital role: SB 5377
Medicaid, federal, when ineligible due to immigration status, state-only coverage/plans, HCA role: HB 1191
Medicaid, long-term care, consumer directed employer program, rate-setting board and employer provisions: SB 5258, * SSB 5258, CH 186 (2021)
Medicaid, managed care, genetic testing for children with seizures/neurological symptoms/etc.: HB 1346
Medicaid, postpartum coverage for postpartum/pregnant persons, extending, HCA role: SB 5068, * SSB 5068, CH 90 (2021)
Medicaid, suspense status, for persons incarcerated for less than 30 days, prohibiting, HCA role: HB 1348, * SHB 1348, CH 166 (2021)
Medicaid, suspense status, pre-release medical assistance reinstatement for confined persons in, HCA role: SB 5304, SSB 5304, * E2SSB 5304 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing/prescribing, assisting hospital/community agency compliance, HCA role: SSB 5195, * 2SSB 5195 (2021)
Prescription drugs, generic, production/distribution/purchase of, HCA partnerships for: SB 5203, * ESSB 5203 (2021)
Prescription drugs, unsupported price increases, protections from, HCA role: SB 5020, SSB 5020
Public employees' benefits board, dual enrollment in PEBB and SEBB, prohibiting: * SB 5322, CH 18 (2021)
Public employees' benefits board, enrollees, in-network services for, ambulatory surgical facility/hospital role: SB 5377
Public employees' benefits board, health care plans, genetic testing for children with seizures, etc.: HB 1346
Public employees' benefits board, health care plans, services via audio-only telemedicine: HB 1196, * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021), SB 5325
Public employees' benefits board, retired/disabled school employee coverage: HB 1040
Public employees' benefits board, wraparound services for persons under 21 years of age: HB 1461
School employees' benefits board, dual enrollment in PEBB and SEBB, prohibiting: * SB 5322, CH 18 (2021)
School employees' benefits board, enrollees, in-network services for, ambulatory surgical facility/hospital role: SB 5377
School employees' benefits board, health care plans, genetic testing for children with seizures, etc.: HB 1346
School employees' benefits board, health care plans, services via audio-only telemedicine: HB 1196, * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021), SB 5325
School employees' benefits board, wraparound services for persons under 21 years of age: HB 1461
Substance use disorder treatment, planned admission for, prior authorization by health plan/MCO, when: HB 1464
Substance use disorder, community-based outreach/intensive care management programs, establishing, HCA role: HB 1578
Substance use disorder, expanded recovery support services program, establishing, HCA role: HB 1578
Substance use disorder, treatment services grant program for certain low-income persons with, establishing, HCA role: HB 1578
Substance use recovery services advisory committee, establishing, HCA role: HB 1499, SHB 1499, HB 1558, HB 1578, * ESB 5476 (2021)
Substance use recovery services plan, for measures to assist persons with SUD, establishing, HCA role: HB 1499, SHB 1499, HB 1558
Substances use recovery services plan, to assist persons with SUD, establishing, HCA role: HB 1578, * ESB 5476 (2021)
HEALTH CARE FACILITIES  HEALTH CARE FACILITIES RSS Feed
               (See also HOSPITALS)
Ambulatory surgical facilities, in-network services for PEBB/SEBB/medical assistance enrollees: SB 5377
Coronavirus funds, federal, using for rural health centers, federally qualified health centers, and free clinics: HB 1368, SB 5344
Coronavirus funds, federal, using for rural health clinics, federally qualified health centers, and free clinics: * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021)
Drugs or vaccines, providing privileged access for donors or board members to, prohibiting: SB 5418
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, data/activities/services/staffing/finances: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Hospital/hospital system, acquisition of, applying for/receiving approval of DOH, requirements/procedures: SB 5335
Miscarriage management/ectopic pregnancies treatment, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140 (2021)
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140 (2021)
School-based health center program office, establishing: HB 1225, * SHB 1225, CH 68 (2021)
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 5183, SSB 5183, * 2SSB 5183 (2021)
Vaccines or drugs, providing privileged access for donors or board members to, prohibiting: SB 5418
Workers, paid administrative leave during public health emergency for, when: HB 1242
HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS  HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONS AND PROVIDERS RSS Feed
               (See also COUNSELORS AND COUNSELING; INSURANCE; MENTAL HEALTH; SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER)
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, as revised name for profession: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Acupuncture and Eastern medicine, point injection therapy: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Assistants, medical, telemedicine practitioner visits assistance by, via interactive A/V telemedicine technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Audiology and speech-language pathology interstate compact and compact commission, establishing: HB 1043
Colon hydrotherapists, certification of, and mandatory affiliation with naturopath: * SB 5124, CH 179 (2021)
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, as revised name for profession: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Eastern medicine, acupuncture and, point injection therapy: * SB 5018, CH 87 (2021)
Employees, health care workers, paid administrative leave during public health emergency for, when: HB 1242
Employees, health care, unemployment and workers' compensation benefits, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Health care, injuries resulting from, actions against providers for, standard of care law and proof of injury: SB 5271, * SSB 5271 (2021)
Health equity continuing education training for health professions, requirements: SB 5229, * ESSB 5229 (2021)
Health equity curriculum, for medical students, development by UW/WSU schools of medicine: SB 5228, * SSB 5228, CH 96 (2021)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, contracts reflecting underrepresented populations: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Home care aides, long-term care workers certification as: HB 1120, * ESHB 1120 (2021)
Home care aides, nurse delegation of glucose testing/monitoring to, when: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Incompetence/misconduct, other provider charges/evidence, committee/board records, certain exemptions for: SB 5098
Insurance carriers, health, contracts with providers, prohibitions: HB 1160, SHB 1160, E2SHB 1160
Malpractice claims, monetary damages, accrual of interest: SB 5155, SSB 5155, 2SSB 5155
Medical assistants, telemedicine practitioner visits assistance by, via interactive A/V telemedicine technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (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)
Miscarriage management/ectopic pregnancies treatment, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140 (2021)
Naturopathic physicians, affiliation of certified colon hydrotherapists with: * SB 5124, CH 179 (2021)
Naturopathic physicians, controlled substances prescriptive authority, expanding: SB 5088
Naturopathic physicians, expanding scope of practice of: SB 5088
Nurses, advanced registered nurse practitioners, health carrier reimbursement at same rate as physicians: SB 5222
Nurses, long-term care settings, delegation of tasks to certified assistants or home care aides: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate commission of nurse licensure compact administrators, creating: SB 5247
Nurses, multistate licensing of, interstate nurse licensure compact of 2021: SB 5247
Nurses, nurse forensic examiners for nonfatal strangulation victims: SB 5183, SSB 5183, * 2SSB 5183 (2021)
Nurses, registered/licensed practical/vocational, multistate license to practice: SB 5247
Nursing assistants, alternative training and a competency evaluation, completion of: HB 1120, * ESHB 1120 (2021)
Nursing assistants, certified, nurse delegation of glucose testing/monitoring to, when: HB 1120, HB 1124, SHB 1124
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing or prescribing of, requirements: SSB 5195, * 2SSB 5195 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, prescribing of, requirements: SB 5195
Personal protective equipment, during COVID emergency, provider reimbursement by health carrier: SB 5169, * SSB 5169, CH 94 (2021)
Physical therapy, profession of, and physical therapists and physical therapist assistants, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2021)
Physicians, performing breast implant surgery, informing patient and receiving informed consent for, requirements: SB 5441, ESSB 5441
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140 (2021)
Providers, of primary care services, medicaid reimbursement at higher rate: SB 5246
Providers, selected laws/regulations, automatic waiver or suspension during state of emergency of: SB 5178
Providers, selected laws/regulations, timely consideration of waiver or suspension of, when: * ESSB 5178 (2021)
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, class C felony: SB 5348
Reproduction, assisted, false representation in, by provider, conceived child cause of civil action for: SB 5348
Respiratory care practitioners, practice of respiratory care by, expansion of, and licensing requirements: HB 1383, * SHB 1383, CH 114 (2021)
Seizures/neurological symptoms/etc., children with, diagnostic services/genetic testing for, provider referral: HB 1346
Telemedicine, audio-only, delivery of services to covered persons via, reimbursement for: HB 1196, * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021), SB 5325
Telemedicine, audio-only, established patient/provider relationship before providing, studying need for: * ESHB 1196, CH 157 (2021)
Telemedicine, audio/visual, medical assistants assisting during practitioner visit via interactive technology: * HB 1378, CH 44 (2021)
Telemedicine, consultation of out-of-state practitioner with in-state practitioner responsible for patient: SB 5423, * SSB 5423 (2021)
Telemedicine, services, health carrier reimbursement of provider at in-person total compensation amount: HB 1462
HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL  HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL RSS Feed
               (See also COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; EMERGENCY, STATE OF; HEALTH DISTRICTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT)
Comprehensive health services districts, establishing, local health departments in context of: SHB 1152
Comprehensive public health district centers, regional, local city-county departments in context of establishment of: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Comprehensive public health districts, replacing current local health jurisdictions through creation of: HB 1152, SB 5173
Contact tracing, personal information submitted to public health agencies for, disclosure exemption: SB 5113
Epidemics/pandemics, local preparedness and response plans for, local health jurisdictions to develop/implement: HB 1442
Fatality review teams, overdose and suicide, department establishment of: HB 1074, SHB 1074
Home air quality improvement program, statewide, establishing, local health jurisdictions role: HB 1291
Long-term care system, state, training materials for local health jurisdictions concerning, developing: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Medical school graduates, international, limited license for, when nominated by local department: HB 1129, * SHB 1129 (2021)
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, permit for, local jurisdictions role: HB 1258, SHB 1258, E2SHB 1258
Officers, local health, emergency health order issuance and actions by: SB 5037
Officers, local health, emergency health order issuance by: HB 1004, HB 1017, HB 1029
Open safe, open now plan, for reopening state, local health jurisdiction in county to determine Phase 4 readiness: HB 1553, SB 5473
Vapor products enforcement, role of local health officers: HB 1345, SB 5266
HEALTH DISTRICTS, LOCAL  HEALTH DISTRICTS, LOCAL RSS Feed
               (See also COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL)
Boards of health, local, member expertise and lived experience, diversity requirements: HB 1110
Comprehensive health services districts, boards of health for, membership of: SHB 1152
Comprehensive public health district centers, regional, local health districts in context of establishment of: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Comprehensive public health districts, replacing current local health jurisdictions through creation of: HB 1152, SB 5173
HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL  HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL RSS Feed
               (See also COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH DISTRICTS, LOCAL)
Comprehensive health services districts, establishing, membership of local boards in context of: SHB 1152
Comprehensive public health district centers, regional, local boards of health in context of establishment of: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Comprehensive public health districts, replacing current local health jurisdictions through creation of: HB 1152, SB 5173
Members, expertise and lived experience of, diversity requirements: HB 1110
HEALTH, DEPARTMENT  HEALTH, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; EMERGENCY, STATE OF; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HOSPITALS; MENTAL HEALTH)
Contaminants, monitoring food supplies for, information from federal FDA related to, disclosure exemption for: * SB 5303, CH 99 (2021)
Crab, biotoxin contamination regulation of, DOH authority for: HB 1508, SHB 1508
Death with dignity act, end-of-life care in connection with, department role: HB 1141, ESHB 1141
Emergency health orders and actions, requirements due to education modality metrics: SB 5037
Emergency health orders, issuance by secretary, content and duration: HB 1004, HB 1017, HB 1029
Emergency health orders, issued by secretary, school in-person learning as required option unless prohibited by: SB 5464
Emergency orders/proclamations/directives, issued by DOH secretary, "open safe, open now" plan in relation to: HB 1553, SB 5473
Enforcement actions, burden of proof on department: SB 5081
Epidemic/pandemic local preparedness and response plans, development/implementation of, DOH role: HB 1442
Epidemics/pandemics, viral infections/severe disease prevention, health professionals committee, convening: HB 1442
Health centers, school-based health center program office, establishing, DOH role: HB 1225, * SHB 1225, CH 68 (2021)
Health equity continuing education training for health professions, requirements, DOH role: * ESSB 5229 (2021)
Health equity zones, identifying and creating, department role: SB 5052, SSB 5052, * E2SSB 5052 (2021)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, DOH role: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, data/activities/services/staffing/finances, DOH role: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Home air quality improvement program, statewide, establishing, DOH role: HB 1291
Hospital/hospital system, acquisition of, applying for/receiving approval of DOH, requirements/procedures: SB 5335
Justice, environmental, environmental health disparities map, developing/maintaining further, DOH role: SB 5141, SSB 5141, * E2SSB 5141 (2021)
Justice, environmental, environmental health disparities map, using for greenhouse gas emissions reduction: 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
Long-term care facilities, epidemic disease preparedness and response for, report and guidelines on, DOH role: * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Long-term care facilities, epidemic disease preparedness and response guidelines for, DOH to develop: SB 5294, SSB 5294
Long-term care system, state, training materials for local health jurisdictions concerning, developing, DOH role: HB 1218, * SHB 1218, CH 159 (2021)
Medicaid, clubhouses and peer-run organizations for persons with mental illness, DOH role: ESB 5328
Medical commission, issuance of limited licenses to international medical school graduates: HB 1129, * SHB 1129 (2021)
Microenterprise home kitchen operations, regulation of and permits and pilot program for, DOH role: HB 1258, SHB 1258, E2SHB 1258
Nursing care quality assurance commission, executive director for, secretary to appoint: HB 1123
Parks/outdoor recreation spaces, "parks Rx" health and wellness pilot program task force, DOH to convene: SB 5292, SSB 5292
Provider organization acquisitions, impact on affordable/reproductive/end-of-life/gender affirming health care, studying: SB 5335
Public health districts, comprehensive, creation and functioning of, department role: HB 1152, SB 5173
Public health system and services, public health advisory board, establishing, DOH role: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health, comprehensive health services districts, establishing and functioning of, DOH role: SHB 1152
Public health, foundational public health services steering committee, convening, DOH role: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Public health, regional comprehensive public health district centers for foundational services, establishing, DOH role: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
School drinking water, lead in, sampling/testing at outlets for, requirements, DOH role: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
Substance use disorder professionals/professional trainees, certification via apprenticeship program, DOH role: * EHB 1311, CH 165 (2021)
Vapor products, regulation of, comprehensive provisions, DOH role: HB 1345, SB 5266
Water, reclaimed, treatment by on-site nonpotable water systems and reuse, risk-based standards, DOH role: HB 1184, * ESHB 1184, CH 156 (2021), SB 5087
Wilderness therapy programs, business licensing of, DOH role: SB 5056
HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF  HEALTH, STATE BOARD OF RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; HEALTH, BOARDS OF, LOCAL; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT)
Comprehensive health services districts, establishing/forming and functioning of, board role: SHB 1152
Comprehensive public health district centers, regional, board role in context of establishment of: * E2SHB 1152 (2021)
Drinking water, lead in school systems, sampling/testing at outlets, requirements, board role: SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
Emergency rules during COVID-19, limitations due to education modality metrics: SB 5037
Foundational public health services funding for board, when: HB 1152, SHB 1152, SB 5173
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, duties of: SB 5105
HEATING AND HEATERS  HEATING AND HEATERS RSS Feed
               
Clean heat standard, statewide, establishing: HB 1084, SB 5093
Heat pump and electrification program, for high-efficiency equipment, establishing: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
HVAC heating/cooling systems, split ductless, HVAC/refrigeration specialty electrician work on: HB 1187
HISPANIC AFFAIRS, STATE COMMISSION  HISPANIC AFFAIRS, STATE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Racial equity analyses, incorporation into audits/reviews/reports by JLARC, commission role: SB 5405, * ESSB 5405 (2021)
HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES  HOLIDAYS AND OBSERVANCES RSS Feed
               
Black history month, celebrating: * HR 4603 (2021), HR 4604
Chinese American history month, each January as, designation of: SB 5264, SCR 8403
Daffodil festival, eighty-eighth anniversary of, recognizing: * HR 4619 (2021), * SR 8617 (2021)
Donate life month, national, recognizing April as: * SR 8621 (2021)
Election day, as a state legal holiday: SB 5143
Executive order 9066, seventy-ninth anniversary, acknowledging: * HR 4609 (2021), * SR 8607 (2021)
Future educators month, February as, celebrating: * SR 8605 (2021)
Holocaust remembrance day, recognizing: * HR 4627 (2021)
Juneteenth, as state legal holiday, establishing as: HB 1016, * SHB 1016 (2021)
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr. day, observing: * HR 4601 (2021), * SR 8603 (2021)
Lincoln, Abraham, sixteenth president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4607 (2021)
Lunar New Year, celebrating: * HR 4606 (2021), * SR 8609 (2021)
Multiple system atrophy (MSA) awareness month, observing March as: * SR 8618 (2021)
National osteoporosis month, recognizing and appreciating: * HR 4615 (2021)
Physical therapy, 100 years of the profession of, recognizing: * HR 4629 (2021)
Presidents' day, celebrating: * HR 4607 (2021)
Washington state patrol, 100 years of service by: * HR 4622 (2021)
Washington, George, first president, honoring on presidents' day: * HR 4607 (2021)
Western Governors University Washington, congratulating on its 10th anniversary: * HR 4623 (2021)
Women's suffrage day, as state legal holiday on March 22: HB 1485
HOMELESS PERSONS  HOMELESS PERSONS RSS Feed
               (See also HOMES AND HOUSING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS)
Camping on public property, unauthorized, misdemeanor, SHELTER act: SB 5107
Camping on public property, unauthorized, prohibitions as condition for imposing certain local sales/use taxes: HB 1526, HB 1541
College students, homeless and foster care college students pilot program, expanding access to: HB 1166, * SHB 1166, CH 62 (2021)
Definitions, "homeless" and experiencing homelessness," for various purposes: HB 1221, * SHB 1221, CH 67 (2021)
Encampments, camping on public property, unauthorized, SHELTER act: SB 5107
Encampments, transitional, permit actions to site, SEPA exemption for, when: SB 5428, SSB 5428
Housing and assistance, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1183
Housing and assistance, home sharing programs, aiding and funding: HB 1183
Housing and assistance, special excise tax on lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012
Housing, addressing homelessness via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Housing, home sharing support grant program, creating: HB 1183
Housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 1101
Housing, state's homeless housing strategic plan, provisions: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Housing/facilities for homeless youth, revenues from special excise tax on lodging for: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Indigency, court authority to refrain from imposing costs on indigent defendant, when: HB 1412, SHB 1412, 2SHB 1412, SB 5486
Job seekers, hard-to-place, homeless persons as, B&O/public utility tax credits for employers hiring: SB 5358, SSB 5358
Mobile mental health crisis intervention programs/services, emergency crisis assistance teams for, establishing: HB 1392
Reducing homelessness, using criminal justice local sales/use tax for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain account funds use for: SB 5156
Shelter units, services for residents of, real estate sales excise tax revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Shelters, for homeless, city/county emergency overnight sites, requirements: SB 5107
Shelters, temporary, permit actions to site, SEPA exemption for, when: SB 5428, SSB 5428
Shelters, temporary, special excise tax on lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012
Sleeping outdoors on public property, when no alternative shelter available, prohibiting criminal sanctions for: HB 1576
Students, homeless, school in-person instruction resumption priority groups for delivery to include: HB 1366, SHB 1366
HOMES AND HOUSING  HOMES AND HOUSING RSS Feed
               (See also DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HOMELESS PERSONS; LODGING; LOW-INCOME PERSONS; MANUFACTURED HOUSING AND MOBILE HOMES; REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY; TAXES - REAL ESTATE SALES EXCISE; UTILITIES)
Accessory dwelling units, city/county adoption of model code requirements for, incentives: HB 1337
Accessory dwelling units, city/county policies to encourage construction of, to meet affordable housing goals: SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Accessory dwelling units, construction of, property tax exemption, when: SB 5033, SSB 5033
Accessory dwelling units, detached, when located outside of urban growth areas, requirements: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5221
Accessory dwelling units, housing unit on same lot as, primarily renter-occupied: SB 5235, * ESSB 5235 (2021)
Affordable housing, all types of, housing element and planning requirements under GMA: HB 1232
Affordable housing, county acquisition of emergency, transitional, or supportive: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Affordable housing, defining for purposes of intergovernmental disposition of surplus public property: HB 1511
Affordable housing, development consultants for rural communities assistance for, contracts with: SSB 5375
Affordable housing, development in rural and urban locations, differences between, studying: SB 5375
Affordable housing, duplexes/triplexes/quadplexes/sixplexes/townhouses/cottage clusters in certain areas: SB 5269, SSB 5269
Affordable housing, eliminating a financial institution B&O tax deduction to fund: SB 5138
Affordable housing, for all low-income levels, under GMA: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Affordable housing, housing benefit districts for increasing, creation and funding of: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Affordable housing, increasing supply through GMA and housing density tax incentives: HB 1157, SB 5390, SSB 5390
Affordable housing, increasing supply through GMA and real estate excise tax revenue: SHB 1157, 2SHB 1157
Affordable housing, local sales/use tax revenue use for acquiring: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Affordable housing, low-income single-family, American dream homes: SB 5189, SSB 5189
Affordable housing, multi-family property tax exemption for multi-unit residential structures in RTAs, expanding: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * E2SSB 5287, CH 187 (2021)
Affordable housing, properties selling/renting 25% of units to nonprofits/local government, property tax exemption: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * E2SSB 5287, CH 187 (2021)
Affordable housing, real estate excise tax density incentive zones establishment to increase: SHB 1157, 2SHB 1157
Affordable housing, rental, incentive program and property tax exemption: HB 1035
Affordable housing, services for residents of, real estate sales excise tax revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
Affordable housing, single-family residences, duplexes/townhouses/etc. in urban growth areas: ESHB 1232
Affordable housing, special excise tax on sale/charge for lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012
Affordable housing, through local infrastructure project areas and financing: HB 1243
Affordable housing, very low-income, preserving: HB 1035
Affordable workforce housing, revenues from special excise tax on lodging for, when: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Assistance, housing and rental, special lodging excise tax use for: HB 1069
Common interest communities, foreclosure of lien on unit for owner unpaid assessments, when: * EHB 1482 (2021)
Common interest communities, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Common interest communities, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011 (2021)
Condominium associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Condominium associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011 (2021)
Condominiums, purchaser deposit funds use and declarant surety bonds: SB 5024, * ESSB 5024 (2021)
Cooperatives, limited equity, providing owned housing for low-income persons, property tax exemption: HB 1350
Dwelling units, accessory to single-family dwelling, property tax exemption for: SB 5033, SSB 5033
Dwelling units, accessory, city/county adoption of model code requirements for, incentives: HB 1337
Dwelling units, accessory, housing unit on same lot as, primarily renter-occupied: SB 5235, * ESSB 5235 (2021)
Dwelling units, detached accessory, when located outside of urban growth areas, requirements: HB 1298, SHB 1298, SB 5221
Emergency housing, emergency housing and shelters and permanent supportive housing under GMA: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Home air quality improvement program, statewide, establishing to aid children with respiratory conditions: HB 1291
Homeless housing and assistance, special excise tax on lodging for: SB 5012, SSB 5012
Homeless housing, public building conversion grant program, creating: HB 1101
Homeless housing/assistance, document-recording surcharges for: HB 1183, HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Homeless housing/assistance, home sharing programs, aiding and funding: HB 1183
Homeless housing/assistance, home sharing programs, grant program for organizations operating: HB 1183
Homeless youth, housing/facilities for, revenues from special excise tax on lodging for: HB 1070, * ESHB 1070, CH 27 (2021)
Homeowners' associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission: SB 5011
Homeowners' associations, notices/meetings/votes and electronic transmission or conferencing: * SSB 5011 (2021)
Homeowners, facing foreclosure, applicability of assistance provisions of foreclosure fairness act, expanding: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Homeowners, facing foreclosure, foreclosure mediation program and federally insured depository institutions: HB 1108, * ESHB 1108, CH 151 (2021)
Homes, single-family dwellings, damaged by natural disaster, improvements to, property tax exemption: * ESB 5454, CH 192 (2021)
Homes, single-family with children home-/private-schooled, state/local enrichment property tax levies exemption: SB 5257
Homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of residential property, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SJR 8206
Homesteads, exemption in bankruptcy proceedings, amount and application of: SB 5408, * ESSB 5408 (2021)
Housing benefit district advisory board, establishing: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Housing benefit districts, for increasing affordable housing, creation and funding of: HB 1128, SHB 1128
Housing policies, proposed legislation on, equity impact statements for, when: HB 1264, SHB 1264, SB 5274
Housing stability services and eviction prevention, document-recording surcharge revenue for: HB 1277, SHB 1277, * E2SHB 1277 (2021), SB 5279
Housing trust fund, city/county emergency overnight homeless shelters use of: SB 5107
Housing, for farmworkers, temporary, sales/use tax exemptions for, expanding: SB 5396, SSB 5396, * 2SSB 5396 (2021)
Housing, placements in county for conditionally released sexual predators, fair share principles: SB 5163, SSB 5163, * E2SSB 5163 (2021)
Housing, racially disparate impacts/displacement/exclusion in, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Housing, rental voucher for certain incarcerated offenders: SB 5117, SSB 5117
Multiunit residential buildings, purchaser deposit funds use and declarant surety bonds: SB 5024, * ESSB 5024 (2021)
Occupants, unrelated, occupying home, city/county limiting of, prohibiting: SB 5235, * ESSB 5235 (2021)
Racial inequities, current/historical, addressing via estate tax revenue deposits in equity in housing account: HB 1465
Racially disparate impacts, displacement, and exclusion in housing, addressing at local level: HB 1220, SHB 1220, * E2SHB 1220 (2021)
Rental assistance, emergency rental assistance grant program, creating: HB 1228, HB 1398
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain account funds use for: SB 5156
Rental assistance, to prevent homelessness, certain funds use for: HB 1368, * ESHB 1368, CH 3 (2021), SB 5344
Rental housing, duplexes/triplexes/townhouses/cottage clusters/etc. in areas zoned for single-family housing: SB 5269, SSB 5269
Rental housing, preserving through rent repayment plans and resolution and assistance programs: HB 1228
Rental housing, single-/multi-family, conservation/energy efficiency opportunities, roles of owner and utility: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295
Rental housing, vouchers for juvenile offenders through community transition services program: HB 1186, SHB 1186, * E2SHB 1186 (2021)
Rentals, short-term rental operators and platforms, provisions: SB 5012, SSB 5012
Residence, theft of firearm from store/shop/sales outlet/vehicle or, class B felony: SB 5407
Residential property, antidisplacement state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of: HB 1494, SHB 1494
Residential property, homestead state property tax exemption for portion of assessed value of, when: HB 1579, SB 5463, SJR 8206
School district employees, single/multi-family housing for, district role: SB 5043
Shelter units, services for residents of, real estate sales excise tax revenue use for: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069 (2021)
HORSE RACING  HORSE RACING RSS Feed
               (See also GAMBLING; HORSE RACING COMMISSION; HORSES)
Equine activities, involving horse racing, equine-related products sales tax revenues use for: SB 5364
Equine industry reinvestment account, Washington, creating: SB 5364
Racetracks, sports wagering through pools by cardrooms or, authorizing: SB 5212
HORSE RACING COMMISSION  HORSE RACING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Equine activities, involving horse racing, equine-related products sales tax revenues use for, commission role: SB 5364
Salaries and expenses, removing prohibition on state payments for: * HB 1022, CH 149 (2021)
HORSES  HORSES RSS Feed
               (See also HORSE RACING; HORSE RACING COMMISSION; LIVESTOCK)
Equine activities, involving horse racing, equine-related products sales tax revenues use for: SB 5364
HOSPITALS  HOSPITALS RSS Feed
               (See also HEALTH CARE FACILITIES)
Acquisition of hospital/hospital system, applying for/receiving approval of DOH, requirements/procedures: SB 5335
Acquisition of hospital/hospital system, impact on affordable/reproductive/end-of-life/gender affirming health care: SB 5335
Acute care hospitals, immediate jeopardy due to violations, imposing fines/limited stop service for: HB 1148, SHB 1148, * 2SHB 1148, CH 61 (2021)
Acute care hospitals, information/data reporting obligations, comprehensive review of: SSB 5420, 2SSB 5420
Acute care hospitals, staffing personnel impact on patient mortality and outcomes, studying: * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Critical access and sole community, provisions concerning: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Critical access hospitals and public expenditure hospitals, safety net assessment for, extending expiration of: * HB 1316 (2021)
Death with dignity act, end-of-life care in connection with, requirements: HB 1141, ESHB 1141
Health insurance carriers, hospital/affiliate contracts with, prohibitions: HB 1160, SHB 1160, E2SHB 1160
Health systems, loans from government entities in response to emergency/pandemic, reporting: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, consolidated income statement/balance sheet: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Health systems, transparency, data/activities/services/staffing/finances: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Information reporting, to include race/ethnicity/gender identity/language/disability, when: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Information/data reporting, new requirements for, limiting to COVID-related patient care and vaccines: SB 5420
Information/data reporting, state/federal obligations of acute care and psychiatric hospitals for, review of: SSB 5420, 2SSB 5420
Licensing/other selected laws/regulations, automatic waiver or suspension during state of emergency of: SB 5178
Licensing/other selected laws/regulations, timely consideration of waiver or suspension of, when: * ESSB 5178 (2021)
Medicare dependent, hospitals designated as, provisions concerning: * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Miscarriage management/ectopic pregnancies treatment, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: SB 5140, * SSB 5140 (2021)
Nonprofit hospitals, community health improvement services activities: HB 1272, SHB 1272, * E2SHB 1272, CH 162 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing by hospital, when: * 2SSB 5195 (2021)
Opioid overdose reversal medication, dispensing in emergency department or when treated on a medical floor: SSB 5195
Opioid overdose reversal medication, prescription in emergency department: SB 5195
Pregnancy, complications of, health care entity care prohibitions, prohibiting: * SSB 5140 (2021)
Psychiatric beds, certificate of need exemption to allow for: SB 5236, * SSB 5236 (2021)
Public expenditure hospitals, certified, safety net assessment for, extending expiration of: * HB 1316 (2021)
Safety net assessment, for medicaid hospital services and public expenditure/critical access hospitals, extending: * HB 1316 (2021)
Services, in-network, for PEBB/SEBB/medical assistance enrollees, role of certain hospitals: SB 5377
Services, in-network, hospitals to contract with health benefit exchange public option plans, when: SSB 5377, * E2SSB 5377 (2021)
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 5183, SSB 5183, * 2SSB 5183 (2021)
HOUSE RESOLUTIONS  HOUSE RESOLUTIONS RSS Feed
               
Ahern, John Edward, former state representative: * HR 4621 (2021)
Black history month: * HR 4603 (2021), HR 4604
Boys and Girls Clubs in Washington state: * HR 4612 (2021)
Brown, Bishop Leo Charles, Jr.: * HR 4617 (2021)
Camas High School Papermakers gymnastics team: * HR 4614 (2021)
Childress, Norman "Norm" Wayne, former Yakima county commissioner: * HR 4625 (2021)
Daffodil festival: * HR 4619 (2021)
Executive order 9066, seventy-ninth anniversary: * HR 4609 (2021)
Fallen law enforcement officers of Washington state: * HR 4626 (2021)
Firefighters, Washington's: * HR 4620 (2021)
Gaudino, Dr. James L., president, Central Washington University: * HR 4611 (2021)
Holocaust remembrance day: * HR 4627 (2021)
House business during interim, conducting: * HR 4633 (2021)
House rules, permanent: HR 4602, * HR 4610 (2021)
House rules, standing committees, changes to: * HR 4600 (2021), * HR 4605 (2021), * HR 4608 (2021)
House rules, standing committees, permanent rules: HR 4602, * HR 4610 (2021)
House rules, temporary: * HR 4600 (2021), * HR 4605 (2021), * HR 4608 (2021)
Japanese American veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists: * HR 4609 (2021)
King, Dr. Martin Luther, Jr.: * HR 4601 (2021)
Knight, Trey, national high school hammer throw record holder, Ridgefield High School: * HR 4616 (2021)
Law enforcement officers of Washington state: * HR 4628 (2021)
Law enforcement officers of Washington state, fallen in the line of duty: * HR 4626 (2021)
Legislative session, interim period, conducting house business during: * HR 4633 (2021)
Lincoln, Abraham, sixteenth president, on presidents' day: * HR 4607 (2021)
Long-term care providers, during COVID-19 pandemic, life, work, and sacrifice of: * HR 4624 (2021)
Lunar New Year and Washington's Asian and Pacific Islander American community: * HR 4606 (2021)
Maynard, Cathy, speaker's attorney, house of representatives: * HR 4632 (2021)
National osteoporosis month: * HR 4615 (2021)
Physical therapy, profession of, and physical therapists and physical therapist assistants: * HR 4629 (2021)
Presidents' day: * HR 4607 (2021)
Schaffer, Justin R., Washington state trooper: * HR 4618 (2021)
Taiwan, strong relationship between Washington and: * HR 4613 (2021)
USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, crew of: * HR 4631 (2021)
Veterans and veteran service organizations and officers: * HR 4630 (2021)
Washington state patrol, 100 years of service by: * HR 4622 (2021)
Washington, George, first president, on presidents' day: * HR 4607 (2021)
Western Governors University: * HR 4623 (2021)
HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION  HOUSING FINANCE COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Bank, Washington state public bank, establishing, commission to administer and operate: SB 5188
Cooperative, Washington state public financial cooperative, establishing, commission to administer and operate: SSB 5188, E2SSB 5188
HUMAN REMAINS  HUMAN REMAINS RSS Feed
               (See also DEATH)
Indigenous persons, murdered/missing, regional liaisons for, duties of: HB 1571
Indigenous persons, remains of, disposition, county coroner duties: HB 1571
Indigenous persons, remains of, identifying and contacting family members and tribes: HB 1571
HUNTING  HUNTING RSS Feed
               
Licenses, big and small game, discounts for senior citizens: HB 1185
Wildlife, taking or effort to harvest, licensee/permittee reporting requirements, violation penalty, increasing: HB 1261
HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS  HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS RSS Feed
               
Environmental restoration projects, benefitting freshwater/estuarine/marine fish, permitting for, streamlining: HB 1382, SHB 1382, * E2SHB 1382, CH 75 (2021)
Environmental restoration projects, fish habitat, habitat recovery pilot program for projects: HB 1382, SHB 1382, * E2SHB 1382, CH 75 (2021)
Fish habitat enhancement, projects for, national flood insurance program, requirements/fees for administering: HB 1268, HB 1478
Fish habitat enhancement, projects for, tribally sponsored fish habitat enhancement or restoration projects: HB 1478
Fish passage barriers, DOT correction projects, DFW permitting review/approval process: SB 5207, SB 5381, * SSB 5381 (2021)
Fish passage barriers, removal projects, national flood insurance program, requirements/fees for administering: HB 1268, HB 1478
Marine shoreline stabilization/armoring, replacing, options and requirements for: SB 5273, * SSB 5273 (2021)
Projects, permits for, exemption from requirement, when: HB 1436