Topical Index

VETERANS  VETERANS RSS Feed
               (See also DISCRIMINATION; MILITARY; MILITARY DEPARTMENT; VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT)
Allied forces, veterans of, remembrance emblem for license plates: HB 2013
Assistance programs, property tax levy for: HB 1718
Assistance programs, veterans' assistance fund, property tax levies for: HB 1829
Austin, Charles "Chuck" Walter, staff sergeant, retired, U.S. marine corps, honoring: * HR 4637 (2019)
Businesses, veteran-/women-/minority-owned, loans to, B&O tax credit: HB 2605
Businesses, veteran-owned, state agency award of contracts to: SB 5762
Caregivers and spouses, military, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
College tuition/fees, "resident student," criteria for veteran to qualify as: * HB 1688, CH 126 (2019), SB 5713
College tuition/fees, waiver, eligibility: * E2SHB 2158, CH 406 (2019)
Colleges, veterans attending, mental health counselors for: HB 1716, SB 5428, SSB 5428
Commitment, involuntary, mental health/substance use disorder, diversion: HB 1759, SB 5047, SSB 5047
Definition of "veteran," for public employment purposes, modifying: HB 2544
Disabilities, veterans with partial, property tax exemption program: HB 1629, SHB 1629, HB 2157, SHB 2157, 2SHB 2157, HB 2500, HB 2877, * ESSB 5160, CH 453 (2019), SB 6199, SB 6319
Disabilities, veterans with total, property tax exemption program: HB 1044, HB 1181, SHB 1181, HB 1320, HB 1765, HB 1804, HB 2086, HB 2157, SHB 2157, 2SHB 2157, HB 2500, HB 2877, SB 5160, * ESSB 5160, CH 453 (2019), SB 5390, SB 6199, SB 6319
Disabilities, veterans with, adaptive agricultural equipment tax preferences: HB 1736, SHB 1736
Disabilities, veterans with, combination fishing or any hunting license at no cost: HB 2877
Disabilities, veterans with, lifetime pass to state parks for Oregon veterans: HB 1864
Disabilities, veterans with, recreational/rehabilitation facility, tax exemptions: HB 1972, SB 5890
Discrimination, based on veteran status, prohibiting: HB 1812
Diversity, equity, and inclusion act, Washington state: SI 1000, HI 1000
Drivers' licenses, commercial, instructional course waiver for veterans: ESSB 5544
Drivers' licenses, commercial, knowledge test waiver for veterans: EHB 2188, SB 5544, 2SSB 5544
Drivers' licenses, commercial, skills examination waiver for veterans, discontinuing: ESSB 5544
Foreign wars, chapters of veterans of, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1307
Gold Star memorial highway, requesting that WSTC name SR-902 as: HJM 4016
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, eligibility: HB 1178, SB 5231, ESB 5755
Higher education tuition/fees waiver, eligibility of veteran's child: HB 2542
Homeless/at-risk veterans, rural, outreach and resources housing program: HB 1939
Japanese-American veterans, incarcerees, and civil rights activists, recognizing: * HR 4610 (2019), HR 4661, * SR 8620 (2019), * SR 8678 (2020)
Korean veterans memorial highway, requesting that WSTC name I-5 as: SJM 8020
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender coordinator, creating for veterans: HB 1650
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer coordinator, creating: SB 5900
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer coordinator, creating for veterans: SHB 1650
License plates, special, disabled American veteran or former POW plates, criteria: HB 1707, HB 2877
License plates, special, Purple Heart plates, fees exemption, when: * HB 2058, CH 139 (2019)
License plates, special, remembers plates, creating: HB 2139
Memorials, materials/labor for, veterans' organizations sales/use tax exemptions: SB 6678
Navy personnel, celebrating and thanking: * HR 4622 (2019)
Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq veterans memorial highway, requesting that WSTC name U.S. 101 as: SJM 8020
Professional licensing, military assistance web pages concerning: HB 2303, SHB 2303, 2SHB 2303
Purple heart trail, requesting that WSTC name I-5 as: SJM 8020
Services organizations, strengthening financial viability of, studying: HB 2885
Spouses and caregivers, military, recognizing: * HR 4645 (2020), SR 8658
Suicide, among service members and veterans, statewide plan to reduce: HB 1648, SHB 1648
Veterans service officer program and fund, creating: HB 1448, SHB 1448, * 2SHB 1448, CH 223 (2019)
Vietnam veterans memorial highway, requesting that WSTC name U.S. 12 as: SJM 8020
Women, women veterans special license plates, creating: HB 2187, SB 6433
World War I veterans, requesting that WSTC name U.S. 395 as memorial highway after: SJM 8020
World War II veterans memorial highway, requesting that WSTC name U.S. 97 as: SJM 8020
World War II, Japanese-American veterans, recognizing: * HR 4610 (2019), HR 4661, * SR 8620 (2019), * SR 8678 (2020)
VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT  VETERANS AFFAIRS, DEPARTMENT RSS Feed
               (See also VETERANS)
Facilities/institutions, when conditions deficient, department and auditor duties: SB 6192
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender coordinator, creating: HB 1650
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer coordinator, creating: SHB 1650, SB 5900
Military spouse liaison, creating within department: HB 2200, SHB 2200, ESB 6626
Military spouses, employment of, demonstration campaign to increase, DVA role: HB 2730
Military spouses, employment of, statewide plan for increasing, DVA role: SHB 2730
Professional licensing, department military assistance web page concerning: HB 2303, SHB 2303, 2SHB 2303
Suicide, service members and veterans, statewide plan to reduce: HB 1648, SHB 1648
Veterans service officer program and fund, creating, department role: HB 1448, SHB 1448, * 2SHB 1448, CH 223 (2019)
Veterans services organizations, strengthening financial viability of, studying: HB 2885
Veterans' assistance, property tax levies for, department duties: HB 1829
VETERINARIANS  VETERINARIANS RSS Feed
               (See also ANIMALS)
Dogs, devocalizing or ear or tail cropping/cutting off, performing: HB 2317, SHB 2317, SB 6300, ESSB 6300
Health sciences library, U. of Washington, online access fee: HB 1555, * SB 5000, CH 140 (2019)
Medication clerks, veterinary: SB 5004, * SSB 5004, CH 142 (2019)
Pets, low-income veterinary services for: SB 5004, * SSB 5004, CH 142 (2019)
Suicide prevention training program, for veterinarians/veterinary technicians: HB 2411, ESHB 2411
Veterinary board of governors, suicide prevention training role: HB 2411, ESHB 2411
Workforce education B&O tax surcharges, veterinary services exemption: SB 6055
VICTIMS OF CRIMES  VICTIMS OF CRIMES RSS Feed
               (See also CRIMES; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; ORDERS OF COURT; SEX OFFENSES AND OFFENDERS)
Assault, medical examinations for suspected child victims of: SB 6428
Assistance for crime victims, funding: SHB 1048, * 2SHB 1048, CH 251 (2019)
Commercially sexually exploited children statewide coordinating committee: HB 1775, SHB 1775, 2SHB 1775, E3SHB 1775, SB 5744, SSB 5744, 2SSB 5744
Commercially sexually exploited children, child advocacy centers: 2SHB 1775, E3SHB 1775, 2SSB 5744
Commercially sexually exploited children, protective custody/evaluation facilities: 2SHB 1775, E3SHB 1775, 2SSB 5744
Commercially sexually exploited children, receiving center programs: 2SHB 1775, E3SHB 1775, 2SSB 5744
Commercially sexually exploited youth, receiving center programs: HB 1775, SHB 1775, SB 5744, SSB 5744
Commercially sexually exploited youth, transporting to evaluation facility: HB 1775, SHB 1775, SB 5744, SSB 5744
Crime victims advocacy, office, nonfatal strangulation victims, forensic nurse examiners for: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Crime victims advocacy, office, sexual assault survivors, grant program: HB 2704
Crime victims advocacy, office, training through office of, when: SHB 2316
Criminal acts, potential, hotline/program for reporting, establishing: SB 5835
Domestic violence and traumatic brain injuries, educational handout for victims: HB 1532
Domestic violence and traumatic brain injuries, handout and web site for victims: * SHB 1532, CH 110 (2019), * ESB 5573 (2019) V
Domestic violence, certain orders, electronic monitoring/victim notification: SB 5149, SSB 5149, 2SSB 5149
Domestic violence, victim terminating tenancy, landlord mitigation program: HB 2732
Gender or gender identity/expression of victim, defenses based on, limiting: EHB 1687
Gun violence victims, helpline/referral service/counseling/therapy guide: SB 6553
Human trafficking, noncitizen victims and family members, public assistance: HB 1971, HB 2573, SHB 2573, SB 5164, SSB 5164, 2SSB 5164
Human trafficking, sexual and labor, victims of, increasing awareness: * SR 8668 (2020)
Human trafficking, sexual, minor victimized by, private right of action/claim: SB 5897
Human trafficking, sexual, offender fees increase and use: HB 2316, SHB 2316
Imprisonment, unlawful, noncitizen victims/family members, public assistance: 2SSB 5164
Kidnapping, noncitizen victims/family members, public assistance: 2SSB 5164
Legal guardian/custodian of minor victim, receiving lost wages, when: SSB 6181
Legal guardian/custodian of minor victim, when deliberately injures or kills child: SSB 6181
Parent of minor victim, receiving lost wages, when: SB 6181
Parent of minor victim, wages lost caring for victim, victim benefits eligibility: SB 6200
Parent of minor victim, when parent deliberately injures or kills child: SB 6181
Physical abuse, medical examinations for suspected child victims of: SB 6427
Post-traumatic stress injuries, importance of educating victims and public, recognizing: * SR 8625 (2019)
Prostitution charges, immunity when seeking help due to certain crimes: * HB 1382, CH 114 (2019)
Sexual assault, child victim identifying information, confidentiality of: HB 2484, SHB 2484
Sexual assault, child victim personal information, confidentiality of: * HB 1505, CH 300 (2019)
Sexual assault, community programs, youth survivors counseling grant program: HB 2704
Sexual assault, kits, tracking system, and survivors' rights: HB 1166, SHB 1166, * 2SHB 1166, CH 93 (2019)
Sexual assault, victim terminating tenancy, landlord mitigation program: HB 2732
Sexual assault, youth survivors, counseling in schools, grant program: HB 2704
Sexual exploitation of children, noncitizen victims/family members, public assistance: 2SSB 5164
Sexual orientation of victim, defenses based on, limiting: EHB 1687
Strangulation, nonfatal, victims of, exam costs payment by state, when: SB 6162, SSB 6162
Vehicle loads, victim injury or death caused by failure to secure: HB 2186
Violence, reproductive health care access improvement for victims/survivors of: * 2SSB 5602, CH 399 (2019)
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION  VOCATIONAL EDUCATION RSS Feed
               (See also APPRENTICES AND APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS)
Evergreen promise pilot program and award, establishing: SB 5884
Financial aid, state, institutions receiving, student level data submission by: SB 5960, SSB 5960
Performance of higher education/postsecondary institutions, evaluation of: SB 5960, SSB 5960
Private vocational schools, ombuds office for students, creating: HB 1124, SHB 1124
Private vocational schools, regulating: HB 1124, SHB 1124
Private vocational schools, religious accommodations by: SB 5166, * SSB 5166, CH 182 (2019)
Private vocational schools, student complaint portal, modifications: HB 2014
Private vocational schools, tuition recovery trust funds and surety bonds: HB 1124, SHB 1124, HB 2014
Sexual misconduct, by employee, disclosures and campus assessments: HB 2327, ESHB 2327, SB 6439
Sexual misconduct, by employee, investigations and substantiated findings of: HB 2327, ESHB 2327, SB 6439
VOLUNTEERS AND VOLUNTEERING  VOLUNTEERS AND VOLUNTEERING RSS Feed
               (See also LONG-TERM CARE)
Assisted living facilities and nursing homes, volunteer background checks: HB 1645, SHB 1645, 2SHB 1645, SB 5533, SSB 5533, 2SSB 5533, 3SSB 5533, 4SSB 5533
Emergency medical personnel, certain fishing/hunting licenses, at no charge: HB 2450
Emergency response workers, active service volunteer services: HB 2078
Health care settings, workplace violence prevention training for volunteers: HB 1931, * SHB 1931, CH 430 (2019), SB 5912
Highway sweeping program, statewide volunteer, establishing: SB 6650
Information, employees and volunteers, records disclosure exemption: HB 1538, SHB 1538, SB 5246
O'Loughlin, Dorothy, honoring: * SR 8610 (2019)
Opportunities in state government, review of: SB 5265, * SSB 5265, CH 45 (2019)
Rest areas, safety, volunteer refreshment and coffee services at: SB 5901
Schools and school districts, prospective volunteer criminal records checks: HB 1833, HB 2220, ESHB 2220
Serve Washington, review of volunteer opportunities by: * SSB 5265, CH 45 (2019)
Vedullapalli, Chirag, distinguished finalist, 2019 Prudential spirit of community award: * HR 4631 (2019)
Wineries, domestic, production-related work by student interns: * EHB 1563, CH 112 (2019)
VULNERABLE ADULTS  VULNERABLE ADULTS RSS Feed
               (See also DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, INDIVIDUALS WITH; GUARDIANSHIP; LONG-TERM CARE; SENIOR CITIZENS; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION)
Abuse and other forms of mistreatment, various provisions: HB 1422, ESHB 1422, SB 5338, SSB 5338
Abuse or neglect, Christian Science treatment exemption references, removing: HB 1376, SB 5749
Abuse or neglect, health care faith-based practices exemption, when: HB 1376, SB 5749
Abuse, vulnerable adult abuse registry, maintaining: HB 1422, ESHB 1422, SB 5338, SSB 5338
Endangerment of dependent adult, with controlled substance, adding fentanyl to: SB 6022, SSB 6022
Financial exploitation, various provisions: HB 1422, ESHB 1422, SB 5338, SSB 5338
Incompetent persons, health care informed consent for: * EHB 1175, CH 209 (2019)
Indecent liberties, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: SSB 6155
Meals on Wheels, greater Spokane county, honoring: * HR 4619 (2019), * SR 8626 (2019)
Protection of vulnerable adults, various provisions: HB 1421, HB 1422, ESHB 1422, SB 5338, SSB 5338, * SB 5359, CH 458 (2019)
Protection orders, firearm surrender and possession-prohibition, requiring: HB 2305
Rape, second degree, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: SSB 6155
Sex offenses involving vulnerable adult, proof of nonmarriage as element in, eliminating: SSB 6155
Stalking protection orders, vulnerable adult victim applying for: ESHB 1422