Topical Index

RAILROADS  RAILROADS RSS Feed
               (See also PUBLIC TRANSIT)
Hazardous material trains, minimum crew requirements: HB 1841, SB 5877
Oil, vapor pressure of crude, in rail tank car at loading/unloading facility: HB 1785, SB 5579, * ESSB 5579, CH 354 (2019)
Workers, including operating craft employees, safe leave act and account: HB 1843, SB 5879
Yardmasters, hours of service and rest periods: HB 1842, SB 5878
REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY  REAL ESTATE AND REAL PROPERTY RSS Feed
               (See also BOUNDARIES; BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HOMES AND HOUSING; LANDLORD AND TENANT; SUBDIVISIONS; TAXES - REAL ESTATE SALES EXCISE; WATER; WATER RIGHTS)
Address confidentiality program, participant property ownership assistance: HB 1643, * ESHB 1643, CH 122 (2019)
Appraisal management companies, requirements: HB 1244, SHB 1244, * SB 5124, CH 74 (2019)
Appraisers and appraisal companies, legal actions against: HB 1015
Appraisers and appraiser trainees, certificates, licenses, and registrations: SB 5480, * ESSB 5480, CH 51 (2019)
Brokers, as dual agents, prohibitions and requirements: HB 1316, SB 5189
Brokers, B&O tax rate, increasing, when: HB 1343, SB 5129
Commercial property, improvements, creating C-PACER program for: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5730
Commercial real estate, brokers as dual agents: HB 1316, SB 5189
Common interest communities, construction defect actions against professionals: HB 1576, SHB 1576
Common interest ownership act, Washington uniform, modifying applicability: HB 1636
Common interest ownership act, Washington uniform, various changes: HB 1306, * ESB 5334, CH 238 (2019)
Construction defect actions, against construction professionals, requirements: HB 1576, SHB 1576
Disclosure statement, past property use for illegal drug manufacturing: SB 5391, SSB 5391
Disclosure statement, proximity to working forest: * HB 1011, CH 17 (2019)
Disclosure statement, smoke detection devices: HB 1103, SB 5284, SSB 5284, * E2SSB 5284, CH 455 (2019)
Easement, for private road across another's land, interest holders to maintain: HB 2165, SB 6008
Firms, real estate, registration with secretary of state: * HB 1176, CH 442 (2019), SB 5125
Foreclosure, liens for taxes, sale of property as is: * HB 1634, CH 28 (2019), SB 5518
Foreclosures, due to property tax delinquency, taxpayer protections: HB 1105, SHB 1105, * E2SHB 1105, CH 332 (2019)
Forfeiture of property, standard of proof: SB 5060
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing, prohibitions: HB 1617
Residential real property value subject to state property tax levy, limiting: HB 2106, HJR 4208
Transportation property, DOT surplus, former owner right of repurchase: HB 1473
RECORDS  RECORDS RSS Feed
               (See also ARCHIVES; BACKGROUND CHECKS; COMPUTERS; CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; HEALTH AND SAFETY, PUBLIC; INSURANCE; JUVENILE COURT AND JUVENILE OFFENDERS; SECRETARY OF STATE)
Cities/towns, office hours fewer than 30, records requests when: SB 5787
Contact information, of criminal justice agent, disclosure, crime of: HB 2019
Databases, state agency, limiting availability for immigration enforcement: HB 1815, SHB 1815, 2SHB 1815, SB 5497, SSB 5497, * E2SSB 5497, CH 440 (2019)
Disclosure, exemptions, bids and proposals submitted to agency: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, bump-fire stock buy-back program personal information: HB 2182, * SB 6025, CH 239 (2019)
Disclosure, exemptions, bump-fire stock buy-back program, SB 6025 concerning, authorizing consideration of: * SCR 8406 (2019)
Disclosure, exemptions, certain distillery licensing information: HB 1838, SB 5750
Disclosure, exemptions, certain USFDA information or records: * HB 1385, CH 337 (2019), SB 5455
Disclosure, exemptions, department of corrections' security threat group database: HB 1871, SHB 1871, SB 5888
Disclosure, exemptions, employing agency investigative records: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, employment and volunteers information: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, paid family and medical leave records: HB 1399, * SHB 1399, CH 13 (2019), SB 5449, SSB 5449
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information, exception when consent: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information, public agency employees: HB 1888
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary and related information: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, public employment application information: * HB 1537, CH 229 (2019)
Disclosure, exemptions, single comprehensive state vital records system: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
Disclosure, exemptions, sunshine committee recommendations: * HB 1537, CH 229 (2019), HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, unfair labor practices investigative records: * EHB 2020, CH 349 (2019), SB 5929
Employment security department, ESD agency privacy officer, designating: HB 1400, * ESB 5439, CH 81 (2019)
Higher education institutions, records release process for research, exemption: * SB 5786, CH 88 (2019)
Legislative agencies, public records disclosure: SB 5784
Personal data, processors of, Washington consumer data transparency act: HB 2046
Personal data, public agency use of, data management and protection act: SB 5377, SSB 5377
Personal information, consumer data and related, Washington privacy act: HB 1854, SHB 1854, 2SHB 1854, SB 5376, SSB 5376, 2SSB 5376
Personal information, data broker registration and security programs: HB 1503, SHB 1503, 2SHB 1503
Personal information, of state employee, requesting to harass, liability for: HB 1692, * ESHB 1692, CH 373 (2019)
Personal information, protections and security breaches: HB 1071, * SHB 1071, CH 241 (2019), SB 5064, SSB 5064, 2SSB 5064
Public records officers, for legislature, clerk and secretary to be: HB 2105, HB 2115, SB 5784
Public records, legislators and legislative agencies, disclosure of, when: HB 2115
Public records, reporting of metrics by agencies, modifying requirements: HB 1667, * ESHB 1667, CH 372 (2019), SB 5667
Public records, training grant and consultation programs, eliminating expiration: HB 1667, * ESHB 1667, CH 372 (2019), SB 5667
Sexual assault, child victim personal information, confidentiality of: * HB 1505, CH 300 (2019)
Special purpose districts, office hours fewer than 30, records requests when: SB 5787
Sunshine committee, recommendations of: * HB 1537, CH 229 (2019), HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
Timeshare and condominium owner lists, repealing disclosure exemption: * HB 1537, CH 229 (2019), SB 5246
Vital records, single comprehensive state system: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
REDISTRICTING COMMISSION  REDISTRICTING COMMISSION RSS Feed
               
Definitions, "efficiency gap" and "wasted votes": HB 1396
Districts, last known address for inmates or involuntarily committed persons: SB 5287, SSB 5287, * 2SSB 5287, CH 456 (2019) PV
Districts, neutrality toward political parties, requiring: HB 1396
Members, political campaign activities, limiting: HB 1396
Plans, submission to legislature, deadline: HB 1494, SB 5502, * SSB 5502, CH 192 (2019)
REENTRY COUNCIL, STATEWIDE  REENTRY COUNCIL, STATEWIDE RSS Feed
               
Staff of council, provisions: HB 2043
REGISTRAR, STATE  REGISTRAR, STATE RSS Feed
               
State and local registrars, state vital records system role: HB 1550, SB 5332, * ESSB 5332, CH 148 (2019)
RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS  RELIGION AND RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; MINORITIES)
Affordable housing, development on religious organization property: HB 1377, * SHB 1377, CH 218 (2019), SB 5358, SSB 5358
Bible, student access to, access to foundational texts act of 2019: HB 2147
Chaplain, changing to "religious coordinator" for DOC institutions: HB 1485, * SHB 1485, CH 107 (2019), SB 5013
Christian Science treatment, abuse/neglect exemption references, removing: HB 1376, SB 5749
Educational institutions, postsecondary, religious accommodations by: SB 5166, * SSB 5166, CH 182 (2019)
Hate crimes, involving religious scripture, property, attire, or items: SSB 5850
Health care faith-based practices, abuse/neglect exemption, when: HB 1376, SB 5749
Homeless persons, religious organizations hosting, prohibitions/requirements: HB 1754, SHB 1754, SB 5644
Knights of Columbus, Catholic fraternal service organization, recognizing: * SR 8613 (2019)
Prayer, by public employees, protecting: HB 1618
Protection orders, extreme risk, when threat of harm to certain groups: SB 5745, SSB 5745
Schneerson, Rabbi Menachem, recognizing his vision by recognizing "education and sharing day": * HR 4638 (2019)
Sharon Park, Sister, honoring for community service through Catholic organizations: * HR 4636 (2019)
Sikhism, Sikh American community's celebration of Vaisakhi: * SR 8639 (2019)
Students, education rights regardless of religious beliefs/immigration status: HB 1779, SB 5834
RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS  RETIREMENT AND PENSIONS RSS Feed
               
Benefits, state systems, until end of month retiree/beneficiary dies: HB 1414, SB 5335
Benefits, survivorship options written consent, state retirement plans: * HB 1408, CH 102 (2019), SB 5661
Cities, first-class, retirement funds of, investment: SB 5240
Contributions by employer, interest and rates when reported late: HB 2127
Contributions from wages, revenue use, constitutional amendment: SJR 8211
Firefighters, pre-LEOFF/LEOFF plan 1 pension/disability boards: HB 2051, SB 5920
Higher education retirement plans, supplement benefit contribution rates: HB 1661, SHB 1661
Judges, state retirement systems, benefits when retiree dies: HB 1414, SB 5335
Law enforcement, pre-LEOFF/LEOFF plan 1 pension/disability boards: HB 2051, SB 5920
LEOFF, PERS service credit transfer to, when: HB 1297, SB 5355, * SSB 5355, CH 47 (2019)
LEOFF, plan 1, disability boards, membership of: HB 2051, SB 5920
LEOFF, plan 2, using funds in certain accounts for benefits improvement: * HB 2144, CH 366 (2019), SB 5983
LEOFF, using firefighters' pension levies to fund benefits under: SB 5894, * SSB 5894, CH 320 (2019)
Membership default, PERS, SERS, and TRS plans 2 and 3: HB 1308, ESHB 1308, * SB 5360, CH 313 (2019) PV
PERS, life annuity benefit, optional: HB 1413, * SB 5350, CH 189 (2019)
PERS, opt-out option for certain older employees: SB 5687, SSB 5687
PERS, plan 1, monthly benefit increase: HB 1390, SB 5400
PERS, plans 2 and 3, retired teachers working in nonadministrative capacity: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 295 (2019) PV
PERS, service credit transfer to LEOFF, when: HB 1297, SB 5355, * SSB 5355, CH 47 (2019)
Postretirement employment, PERS, SERS, and TRS plans 2 and 3: HB 1362, HB 1388, SB 5430
Postretirement employment, TRS plans 2 and 3: SB 5801, SSB 5801
PSERS, plan 2, life annuity benefit, optional: HB 1413, * SB 5350, CH 189 (2019)
School employees, retired, former locally elected officials, health coverage: SB 5686
Secure choice retirement savings trust, program, and fund, creating: SB 5740, SSB 5740, E2SSB 5740
SERS, plans 2 and 3, early retirement: HB 1132, SB 5178
SERS, plans 2 and 3, life annuity benefit, optional: HB 1413, * SB 5350, CH 189 (2019)
SERS, plans 2 and 3, opt-out option for certain older employees: SB 5687, SSB 5687
SERS, plans 2 and 3, retirees in nonadministrative positions: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 295 (2019) PV
TRS, opt-out option for certain older employees: SB 5687, SSB 5687
TRS, plan 1, budget stabilization account appropriations for: SB 5999
TRS, plan 1, monthly benefit increase: HB 1390, SB 5400
TRS, plans 2 and 3, early retirement: HB 1132, SB 5178
TRS, plans 2 and 3, postretirement employment: SB 5801, SSB 5801
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, annual fee and benefits: EHB 1912, SB 5829, SSB 5829
Washington state guard, retirement age: HB 1372
REVENUE, DEPARTMENT  REVENUE, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               
Business licensing service, small city option to opt out, when: HB 2100
Business registration system, various businesses and professions: * HB 1176, CH 442 (2019), SB 5125
Renaming department as department of taxation: SB 5925
Taxes and rates, by taxing district, online searchable database of, creating: SB 5631
Unclaimed property program, transferring administration to state treasurer: HB 2179
REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON  REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON RSS Feed
               (See also INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM)
Common school provisions, obsolete, repealing: HB 1173, SHB 1173, SB 5071
Emergencies, suspending statutory provisions, governor authority: * SB 5260, CH 472 (2019)
Financial management, office of, corrections concerning: HB 1294, * SB 5310, CH 146 (2019)
Financial management, office of, obsolete provisions concerning: HB 1364, SB 5311, * ESSB 5311, CH 147 (2019)
Growth management act, repeal of, conforming changes due to: HB 1214
Life sciences discovery fund authority, repealing or recodifying statutes: HB 1335, * SB 5490, CH 83 (2019)
Liquor and cannabis board, technical corrections to statutes: SB 5296, SSB 5296
Motor vehicle laws, various, technical corrections: HB 1117, * SB 5230, CH 44 (2019)
Parentage act, uniform, comprehensive changes related to: SB 5333, * SSB 5333, CH 46 (2019)
Technical amendments to RCW, various nonsubstantive: HB 1091, * SHB 1091, CH 64 (2019)
RIVERS AND STREAMS  RIVERS AND STREAMS RSS Feed
               (See also FISH; FISHING; HYDRAULIC PERMITS AND PROJECTS; MINES AND MINING; SHORELINES AND SHORELINE MANAGEMENT)
Chehalis basin flooding, damage reduction and habitat restoration: HB 1154
Chehalis basin, Chehalis board voting members, tribal voting alternates: HB 2109
Chehalis basin, office of, water infrastructure program role: HB 1889, SB 5136
Columbia river, additional Washington-Oregon bridge, studying options: HB 1835
Columbia river, nontribal gill net use for salmon, prohibition and license buyout plan: SSB 5617
Columbia river, office of, water infrastructure program role: HB 1889, SB 5136
Methow river, Methow headwaters campaign, honoring: * SR 8638 (2019)
Minimum water flows or levels, establishing: HB 1979
Roads, county, by water bodies, vacation when safety hazard: SB 5613
Shade canopy for cooler water, riparian-oriented agroforestry pilot initiative: HB 2082
Skagit watershed, upper, logging and mining in, requesting prevention of: HJM 4013, SJM 8014
Spokane river, regional toxics task force, establishing: HB 2113
Streambeds, human-caused disturbances, scientific literature review: HB 1404
ROADS AND HIGHWAYS  ROADS AND HIGHWAYS RSS Feed
               (See also BICYCLES; COUNTY ROAD ADMINISTRATION BOARD; DRIVERS AND DRIVERS' LICENSES; MOTOR VEHICLES; PARKING; TRAFFIC)
Adopt-a-highway program, planting vegetation for bees/pollinators: SB 5552, * SSB 5552, CH 353 (2019)
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, Seattle taxing authority: HB 1809
Bridge, additional Washington-Oregon, studying options: HB 1835
Bridge, connecting two states, as transportation project of statewide significance prerequisite: * ESHB 1994, CH 137 (2019)
Bridge, over Columbia river, replacement, funding for: SB 5978
Bridge, Tacoma Narrows, toll provisions: HB 1928, SB 5913, SSB 5971
Bridges, over Columbia river, as projects of statewide significance: SB 5972, SSB 5972
Bridges, SR-507 over Skookumchuck river, designating as Regina Clark memorial bridge: HJM 4007, * SHJM 4007 (2019)
Bridges, various, additive transportation funding for: SB 5972, SSB 5972
County roads, by water bodies, vacation when safety hazard: SB 5613
Flags, U.S., placement by state highways: SB 5094
Highway projects, general obligation bonds for transportation projects: * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019), SB 5970
Highways, farm vehicle combination operation on, weight limit exception, when: SB 5883, * SSB 5883, CH 439 (2019)
Highways, operation of vehicle combinations on, pilot program: HB 1897, SB 5830
Interstate 405 and state route number 167 express toll lanes facility, provisions: * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
Interstate 405, as eligible toll facility, where and when: HB 1899, HB 2132, SB 5825, * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
Interstate 405, replacing express toll lanes with HOV lane: SB 5018
Interstate 405, suspending toll lanes to study traffic flow: SB 5856
Litter control, highway-focused, funding: SSB 5093, 2SSB 5093
Litter control, highway-focused, program and funding: SB 5093
Megaprojects, reporting by DOT: HB 1321
Pavement condition, arterial systems, city/town reporting: HB 1695
Pavement condition, preservation rating information for highways: * HB 2038, CH 36 (2019)
Projects of statewide significance, transportation, certain projects as: SB 5972, SSB 5972
Projects of statewide significance, transportation, designation as: HB 1994, * ESHB 1994, CH 137 (2019), SB 5847, SSB 5847
Rest areas, safety, parking requirements and prohibitions: * SB 5506, CH 436 (2019)
Rest areas, safety, volunteer refreshment and coffee services at: SB 5901
Rights-of-way, trees and shrubbery, planting for bees/pollinators: SB 5552, * SSB 5552, CH 353 (2019)
Road usage charge or other similar charge, using for highway purposes: SSJR 8206
Road usage charges, new, prohibiting in rural counties: SB 5255
Roads, private, across another's land, easement interest holders to maintain: HB 2165, SB 6008
State lands, roads on DNR land, when exclusive access to private property: SB 5368
State route number 167, as eligible toll facility, where and when: HB 1899, HB 2132, SB 5825, * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
State route number 167, suspending toll lanes to study traffic flow: SB 5856
State route number 167, toll discount for certain persons: HB 2068
State route number 405, toll discount for certain persons: HB 2068
State route number 509, as eligible toll facility, where and when: HB 2132
State route number 509, toll discount for certain persons: HB 2068
Stormwater runoff on state highways, funds use plans for reducing: HB 2125, * SB 5505, CH 435 (2019)
Streets, complete streets grant program, transfers to account for: HB 1508, SB 5521
Tax revenue for highway use, from various vehicle and trailer purchases: SJR 8206
Toll facilities, high occupancy toll lane pilot project, repealing provisions: HB 1899, HB 2132, SB 5825, * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
Toll facilities, photo toll systems, availability of various documentation: HB 1229, SHB 1229
Toll facilities, Puget Sound Gateway facility as eligible facility: HB 1899, HB 2132, SB 5825, * ESSB 5825, CH 421 (2019)
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, toll payer relief: HB 1928, SB 5913, SSB 5971
Toll facilities, using automated license plate recognition systems: HB 1663, SB 5529
Tolls, discounted, for low-income drivers, and similar programs, studying: SHB 2068
Tolls, vehicle toll imposition by local governments, prohibiting: SB 5104, SSB 5104
Worker, for contractor, spouse and children college tuition/fees exemption: * SB 5119, CH 144 (2019)