Topical Index

WAGES AND HOURS  WAGES AND HOURS RSS Feed
               (See also EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION)
Health emergency pay, for lower paid frontline employees: SB 5115
Wage/salary increases, for state officers/employees, ceasing during 2021-2023: HB 1027, SB 5323
Wages, assessment on, as long-term services and supports trust program premiums, repealing program: SB 5234
Wages, direct construction contractor liability when subcontractor owes to employee: SB 5278
Wages, liens for wage claims, Washington wage recovery act: HB 1369, SB 5355, * ESSB 5355, CH 102 (2021)
Wages, overtime claims by agricultural employees due to historical exclusion, protecting employers from, when: * ESSB 5172 (2021)
Wages, overtime pay, agricultural employees, employer exemption from payment of overtime to, removing: HB 1516, * ESSB 5172 (2021)
Wages, overtime pay, cause of action seeking retroactive, inequitable result: SB 5172
Wages, overtime pay, cause of action seeking retroactive, when inequitable result, prohibition: HB 1217
Wages, overtime pay, claims by agricultural workers in dairy farm industry for limiting award by court: HB 1516
Wages, overtime pay, modifying requirement to include agricultural workers, when: HB 1516, * ESSB 5172 (2021)
Wages, subminimum, certificates for persons with disabilities for, prohibiting issuance of: SB 5284, * ESSB 5284, CH 97 (2021)
Wages/salary, income, any tax based on, state-imposed, including taxes on taxpayers or on their employers, prohibiting: HB 1583
Wages/salary, personal income, any tax imposed by state on individual's or household's, prohibiting: HB 1583
Whistleblower qui tam actions on behalf of state: HB 1076, SHB 1076, 2SHB 1076
WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE (WAC)  WASHINGTON ADMINISTRATIVE CODE (WAC) RSS Feed
               
Electronic version of WAC, reformatting of, indenting to indicate subsection/subparagraph levels: HB 1230
Rule making, by executive agencies, citing statutory authority in session laws for, requirements: SB 5320
WATER  WATER RSS Feed
               (See also UTILITIES; WATER POLLUTION; WATER RIGHTS)
Districts, irrigation, elections for, various provisions: SB 5342, SSB 5342
Groundwaters, from Columbia river basin project, agreements, area/subarea establishment prior to: SB 5230, * SSB 5230, CH 185 (2021)
Heaters for water, high-efficiency electric heat pumps: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Irrigation, agricultural, good faith purchaser of land and relinquished water right: HB 1132
Lead in school drinking water, sampling/testing at outlets, requirements: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
Reclaimed water, treatment by on-site nonpotable water systems and reuse, risk-based standards: HB 1184, * ESHB 1184, CH 156 (2021), SB 5087
WATER POLLUTION  WATER POLLUTION RSS Feed
               (See also SEWAGE AND SEWERS)
Drinking water, lead in school systems, sampling/testing at outlets, requirements: HB 1139, SHB 1139, * E2SHB 1139, CH 154 (2021)
Permits, for water pollution control, exemption from, when: HB 1436
PFAS substances, surface/groundwater contamination by, requesting federal monitoring/mitigation assistance: SJM 8001
Reclaimed water, treatment by on-site nonpotable water systems and reuse, risk-based standards: HB 1184, * ESHB 1184, CH 156 (2021), SB 5087
Sewage, discharges into waters by public system, private operation by contract due to permit violations: HB 1200
Stormwater, NPDES municipal permit, permittee monitoring urban heat island effect impact on salmon via: HB 1211
Wastewater discharges, illicit, from vehicles used as residences, identifying and preventing: HB 1540
Wastewater discharges, illicit, from vehicles used as residences, using city/county fees to prevent: HB 1540
WATER RIGHTS  WATER RIGHTS RSS Feed
               (See also WATER)
Groundwaters, from Columbia river basin project, agreements, area/subarea establishment prior to: SB 5230, * SSB 5230, CH 185 (2021)
Pilot local water management program, rights banked into trust water rights program pursuant to: * HB 1143, CH 110 (2021)
Relinquishment, for nonuse, good faith purchaser retention of right, when: HB 1132
Rights, relinquishment due to nonuse, sufficient cause for and good faith purchaser unaware of: SB 5060
Rights, transfers to downstream WRIAs, restrictions and conditions for: HB 1385
Trust water rights program, certain rights banked into, as temporary trust water right donations: * HB 1143, CH 110 (2021)
WEAPONS  WEAPONS RSS Feed
               (See also FIREARMS)
Deadly weapon, openly carrying/displaying in threatening manner, as criminal mischief, class C felony: HB 1283, SHB 1283
Deadly weapons, consecutive sentencing enhancements, resentencing, petition for: HB 1169, SHB 1169
Harmful weapon, openly carrying/displaying in threatening manner, as criminal mischief, gross misdemeanor: SHB 1283
Knives, spring blade, provisions: HB 1224
Open carrying, at permitted demonstration or state capitol, prohibiting, when: * ESSB 5038 (2021)
Open carrying, at public demonstration or state capitol, prohibiting: SB 5038
Possession, in state capitol campus buildings, on west capitol grounds, or in certain other buildings, prohibiting: HB 1234
WEEDS  WEEDS RSS Feed
               
County noxious weed control boards, members and role/duties of: HB 1355, * SHB 1355 (2021)
Noxious weed control board, state, duties: HB 1355, * SHB 1355 (2021)
Noxious weed control board, state, members and employees: HB 1355, * SHB 1355 (2021)
Noxious weeds, state agency lands, liaisons and assessment amounts: HB 1355, * SHB 1355 (2021)
Weed districts, in connection with noxious weeds, including activities and programs: HB 1355, * SHB 1355 (2021)
WILDLIFE  WILDLIFE RSS Feed
               
Fur farming and fur products manufacturing/production, prohibitions, when: HB 1375
Habitat, fish and wildlife habitat conservation areas, designating under GMA, using best available science for: SB 5314
Northern spotted owl, programmatic safe harbor agreements for, for forestland owner: SB 5411, SSB 5411
Orcas, commercial whale watching licenses, separate licenses for businesses, operators, and kayak guides: * ESB 5330 (2021)
Orcas, southern resident, commercial whale watching vessels in area west of San Juan Island, prohibition: SSB 5330
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, effect of predation on chinook salmon, appropriate management actions, assessing: SB 5404
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, effect of predation on salmon/steelhead, appropriate management actions, assessing: SSB 5404
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, extent/effect of predation on chinook salmon, review and evaluation of: SB 5404
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, extent/effect of predation on salmon/steelhead, review and evaluation of: SSB 5404
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, in Puget Sound, lethal removal to protect salmon, requesting that congress act to allow: SJM 8003
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, managing to enhance salmon recovery, panels for: HB 1364
Sea lions/seals/pinnipeds, maximum lethal take to enhance salmon recovery: HB 1364
Whales, commercial whale watching license for operators. waiving fees for, when: SSB 5330
Whales, commercial whale watching licenses, separate licenses for businesses, operators, and kayak guides: * ESB 5330 (2021)
Whales, orca, southern resident, commercial whale watching vessels in area west of San Juan Island, prohibition: SSB 5330
Wolves, livestock injury/loss due to, payments from fish and wildlife account for costs: * SB 5058, CH 14 (2021)
WOMEN  WOMEN RSS Feed
               (See also ABORTION; DISCRIMINATION; DOMESTIC RELATIONS; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; LABOR; MARRIAGE AND MARRIED PERSONS; MINORITY AND WOMEN'S BUSINESS ENTERPRISES, OFFICE; SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL DISTRICTS; SPORTS AND RECREATION)
Birth resulting in stillbirth, certificate of, at request of person who gave birth: * HB 1031, CH 55 (2021), SB 5072
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
Cosmetic products, marketed to women of color and with potentially harmful ingredients, plan for testing: SB 5480
Lacks, Henrietta, honoring, and recognizing the barriers in her life and her contribution to modern medicine: * SR 8604 (2021)
Menstrual hygiene products, in school/higher education bathrooms, providing: HB 1273, * ESHB 1273, CH 163 (2021), SB 5070
Postpartum or pregnant women, medicaid postpartum coverage for, extending: SB 5068, * SSB 5068, CH 90 (2021)
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 works, alternative contracting, access for women-owned businesses: * SB 5032 (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
School sports, equitable competition, prohibiting male students from competing against female students, when: HB 1556
School sports, individual competition intended for female students, prohibiting students assigned male sex at birth from participation: HB 1556
Women in Cloud, activities of, recognizing: * SR 8602 (2021)
Women's suffrage day, as state legal holiday on March 22: HB 1485
WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS  WORKER TRAINING AND WORKFORCE NEEDS RSS Feed
               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; COVID-19 AND CORONAVIRUS; EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES)
Claim adjudicators, for unemployment insurance claims, training program for: SB 5193
Customized employment training program, B&O tax credit, extending: HB 1033, SHB 1033, * 2SHB 1033, CH 116 (2021)
Forest health treatments and wildfire prevention/response, developing workforce for: HB 1168, SHB 1168, * 2SHB 1168 (2021)
Health professionals, behavioral health loan repayment program, provisions of: HB 1504, SHB 1504
Health professionals, behavioral health workforce pilot program and training support grants, establishing: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Health professionals, health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, provisions of: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Health professionals, mental health/substance use disorder providers, grant program for, establishing: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Manufacturing, Washington BEST manufacturing act, building economic strength through manufacturing: HB 1170, * SHB 1170, CH 64 (2021)
Rural county high employer demand jobs program, scholarship funds use when enrolled in community/technical college: HB 1425, * SHB 1425, CH 133 (2021), SB 5288, SSB 5288
Space economy, employment and training opportunities in, studying: HB 1190
Unemployment insurance, claim adjudicators, training program for, creating: HB 1487, SHB 1487, * ESSB 5193 (2021)
Wineries, production facilities of, allowing employees 18 to 20 years of age to work in: * HB 1289, CH 123 (2021), SB 5477
Workforce education investment account, workforce development as allowable use of funds from: HB 1504, SHB 1504, * E2SHB 1504, CH 170 (2021)
Workforce education investment, B&O tax surcharge for, modifying: HB 1318, HB 1504, SB 5194
WORKERS' COMPENSATION  WORKERS' COMPENSATION RSS Feed
               (See also INDUSTRIAL INSURANCE APPEALS, BOARD)
Benefits, presumptive, for health care employees during pandemic, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Cost-of-living adjustments, suspending for fiscal year 2022: SSB 5137
Cost-of-living adjustments, suspending for fiscal year 2022 and modifying certain future adjustment provisions: SB 5137
Industrial insurance, accident fund, safety grant program use of funds from: HB 1097, * ESHB 1097 (2021), SB 5090
Industrial insurance, claim resolution settlement agreements: * SB 5046, CH 89 (2021)
Industrial insurance, freight broker/forwarder with agreement with carrier: SB 5103
Industrial insurance, medical examinations and records, modifying provisions: SB 5102, SSB 5102
Industrial insurance, structured claim resolution settlement as option: * SB 5046, CH 89 (2021)
Occupational diseases, infectious/contagious diseases as, when subject of public health emergency: SB 5115, * ESSB 5115 (2021), SB 5190, * ESSB 5190 (2021)
Social security numbers, used in correspondence as personal identifiers, replacing, when: HB 1455, * SHB 1455, CH 80 (2021)
Vocational rehabilitation, injured workers referred for, B&O/public utility tax credits for employers hiring: SB 5358