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
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
Appraisal management companies, requirements: HB 1244, SHB 1244, SB 5124
Appraisers and appraisal companies, legal actions against: HB 1015
Appraisers and appraiser trainees, certificates, licenses, and registrations: SB 5480
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, SB 5730
Commercial real estate, brokers as dual agents: HB 1316, SB 5189
Common interest ownership act, Washington uniform, modifying applicability: HB 1636
Common interest ownership act, Washington uniform, various changes: HB 1306, ESB 5334
Construction defect actions, against construction professionals, requirements: HB 1576
Disclosure statement, past property use for illegal drug manufacturing: SB 5391, SSB 5391
Disclosure statement, proximity to working forest: HB 1011
Disclosure statement, smoke detection device installation: HB 1103, SB 5284
Firms, real estate, registration with secretary of state: SB 5125
Foreclosure, liens for taxes, sale of property as is: HB 1634, SB 5518
Foreclosures, due to property tax delinquency, taxpayer protections: HB 1105, SHB 1105
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, SB 5497
Disclosure, exemptions, bids and proposals submitted to agency: HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, certain distillery licensing information: HB 1838, SB 5750
Disclosure, exemptions, certain USFDA information or records: HB 1385, SB 5455
Disclosure, exemptions, employing agency investigative records: HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, employment and volunteers information: HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, paid family and medical leave records: HB 1399, SHB 1399, SB 5449, SSB 5449
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information, exception when consent: HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, personal information, public agency employees: HB 1888
Disclosure, exemptions, proprietary and related information: HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, public employment application information: HB 1537
Disclosure, exemptions, single comprehensive state vital records system: HB 1550, SB 5332, ESSB 5332
Disclosure, exemptions, sunshine committee recommendations: HB 1537, HB 1538, SB 5246
Disclosure, exemptions, unfair labor practices investigative records: EHB 2020, SB 5929
Employment security department, ESD agency privacy officer, designating: HB 1400, ESB 5439
Higher education institutions, records release process for research, exemption: SB 5786
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
Personal information, consumer data and related, Washington privacy act: HB 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
Personal information, protections and security breaches: HB 1071, SHB 1071, 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, SB 5667
Public records, training grant and consultation programs, eliminating expiration: HB 1667, SB 5667
Sexual assault, child victim personal information, confidentiality of: HB 1505
Special purpose districts, office hours fewer than 30, records requests when: SB 5787
Sunshine committee, recommendations of: HB 1537, HB 1538, SB 5246
Timeshare and condominium owner lists, repealing disclosure exemption: HB 1537, SB 5246
Vital records, single comprehensive state system: HB 1550, SB 5332, ESSB 5332
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
Districts, neutrality toward political parties, requiring: HB 1396
Members, political campaign activities, limiting: HB 1396
Plans, submission to legislature, deadline: HB 1494, SB 5502
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
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, 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, SB 5013
Christian Science treatment, abuse/neglect exemption references, removing: HB 1376, SB 5749
Educational institutions, postsecondary, religious accommodations by: SB 5166, SSB 5166
Health care faith-based practices, abuse/neglect exemption, when: HB 1376, SB 5749
Homeless persons, religious organizations hosting, prohibitions/requirements: HB 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
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, SB 5661
Cities, first-class, retirement funds of, investment: SB 5240
Contributions by employer, interest and rates when reported late: HB 2127
Firefighters, pre-LEOFF/LEOFF plan 1 pension/disability boards: HB 2051, SB 5920
Higher education retirement plans, supplement benefit contribution rates: HB 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
LEOFF, plan 1, disability boards, membership of: HB 2051, SB 5920
LEOFF, plan 2, using funds in certain accounts for benefits improvement: HB 2144, SB 5983
LEOFF, using firefighters' pension levies to fund benefits under: SB 5894
Membership default, PERS, SERS, and TRS plans 2 and 3: HB 1308, ESHB 1308, SB 5360
PERS, life annuity benefit, optional: HB 1413, SB 5350
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
PERS, service credit transfer to LEOFF, when: HB 1297, SB 5355, SSB 5355
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
PSERS, plan 2, life annuity benefit, optional: HB 1413, SB 5350
School employees, retired, former locally elected officials, health coverage: SB 5686
Secure choice retirement savings trust, program, and fund, creating: SB 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
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
TRS, opt-out option for certain older employees: SB 5687, SSB 5687
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
Volunteer firefighters' and reserve officers' system, annual fee and benefits: EHB 1912, SB 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, SB 5125
Renaming department as department of taxation: SB 5925
Taxes and rates, by taxing district, online searchable database of, creating: SB 5631
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
Financial management, office of, corrections concerning: HB 1294, SB 5310
Financial management, office of, obsolete provisions concerning: HB 1364, SB 5311, ESSB 5311
Growth management act, repeal of, conforming changes due to: HB 1214
Life sciences discovery fund authority, repealing or recodifying statutes: HB 1335, SB 5490
Liquor and cannabis board, technical corrections to statutes: SB 5296
Motor vehicle laws, various, technical corrections: HB 1117, SB 5230
Parentage act, uniform, comprehensive changes related to: SB 5333, SSB 5333
Technical amendments to RCW, various nonsubstantive: HB 1091, SHB 1091
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, office of, water infrastructure program role: HB 1889, SB 5136
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
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
Alaskan Way viaduct replacement project, Seattle taxing authority: HB 1809
Bridge, additional Washington-Oregon, studying options: HB 1835
Bridge, over Columbia river, replacement, funding for: SB 5978
Bridge, Tacoma Narrows, toll provisions: HB 1928, SB 5913
Bridges, over Columbia river, as projects of statewide significance: SB 5972
Bridges, SR-507 over Skookumchuck river, designating as Regina Clark memorial bridge: HJM 4007, SHJM 4007
Bridges, various, additive transportation funding for: SB 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: SB 5970
Highways, operation of vehicle combinations on, pilot program: HB 1897, SB 5830
Highways, operation of vehicle combinations on, weight limit exemption, when: SB 5883
Interstate 405, as eligible toll facility, where and when: HB 1899, HB 2132, SB 5825
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
Projects of statewide significance, transportation, certain projects as: SB 5972
Projects of statewide significance, transportation, designation as: HB 1994, SB 5847
Rest areas, safety, parking requirements and prohibitions: SB 5506
Rest areas, safety, volunteer refreshment and coffee services at: SB 5901
Rights-of-way, trees and shrubbery, planting for bees/pollinators: SB 5552
Road usage charge or other similar charge, using for highway purposes: SSJR 8206
Road usage charges, new, prohibiting in rural counties: SB 5255
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
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
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
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
Toll facilities, Tacoma Narrows bridge, toll payer relief: HB 1928, SB 5913
Toll facilities, using automated license plate recognition systems: HB 1663, SB 5529
Tolls, vehicle toll imposition by local governments, prohibiting: SB 5104, SSB 5104
Worker, for contractor, spouse and children college tuition/fees exemption: SB 5119