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Accountable care organization pilot projects, health care authority administrator to appoint lead organization to support: * ESSB 6522, CH 220 (2010)
Accountable care organization pilot projects, work group to support: SB 6522
Adverse health events, penalties for reporting requirement violations by health care practitioners or facility employees: SB 6247
AIDS program grants, consolidation of administrative services in department of health: * EHB 2360, CH 3 (2010)
Air travel by state employees, ergonomic seat requirements: SB 5139
Anaerobic digesters for processing livestock manure and organic waste-derived material, requirements for exemption from solid waste handling permitting: HB 1135, SHB 1135, SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 178 (2009)
Asbestos-related liabilities of corporations, limitations: HB 2054, HB 2507, SB 5964, SSB 5964, SB 6246
Bags, restrictions on retail carryout bags: HB 1189, SHB 1189
Basic health plan eligibility revisions: SB 6154
Basic health plan modified to include economic recovery enrollees: HB 2117, SB 6038, SSB 6038, 2SSB 6038
Basic health plan program changes necessary to implement 2009-2011 operating budget: HB 2341, * SHB 2341, CH 568 (2009)
Basic health plan, funding within state expenditure limit through increase in cigarette tax: SB 6874, SSB 6874
Birth and death certificates, surcharge for certified copies: HB 2348, SHB 2348
Bisphenol A in products, prohibition: 2SHB 1180, SB 6248, * SSB 6248, CH 140 (2010)
Bisphenol A in products, prohibition and alternatives: HB 1180, SHB 1180, SB 5282
Bisphenol A in products, prohibitions, violations, and penalties: SSB 5282
Black powder, specifications and limitations for use of: HB 2499, ESHB 2499
Blighted properties, rehabilitation under community renewal law: HB 2423, SB 6199
Body piercing and body art, sterilization requirements and standard universal precautions: HB 1085, SHB 1085, SB 5762
Bulk mercury, prohibition of sale or purchase and delivery: HB 2914, * ESSB 5543, CH 130 (2010)
Cancer treatments, coverage to provide financial parity for cancer chemotherapy and oral anticancer medication costs: SB 5512
Carbon monoxide alarms, building code council to require installation in certain residential occupancies: HB 2886, ESHB 2886, * SSB 5561, CH 313 (2009)
Carbon monoxide alarms, installation in dwelling units: HB 1333
Carbon monoxide alarms, mandatory installation in all dwelling units: SB 5561
Carbon monoxide alarms, requirements for installation in certain residential occupancies: HB 2995
CBRNE response program, statewide: HB 1039, SHB 1039, SB 5010
Children, limiting use of restraints on pregnant youths in certain state facilities: HB 2747, * ESHB 2747, CH 181 (2010), SB 6500, SSB 6500
Cleaning in state facilities, reducing environmental impact: HB 1168, HB 2818, SHB 2818
Community agricultural worker safety program: HB 2032, SB 5992
Congenital disorder screening for newborn infants, increasing fee collected by department of health for: HB 3201, * SHB 3201, CH 17 (2010), SB 6877
Consent for medical or dental care by a minor, conditions: HB 2073
Crane inspectors, restrictions: HB 2298
Crane safety, defining construction for purposes of: HB 3073
Crane safety, exemption for telecommunications trucks: HB 1111
Death and birth certificates, surcharge for certified copies: HB 2348, SHB 2348
Dental and medical services grants to be funded through voter-approved sales and use tax on candy: SB 6189
Digital advertising signs on highways, prohibiting display: SB 6102
Dogs allowed in taverns and restaurants with liquor licenses: SB 5192
Drug overdose prevention, limited immunity from prosecution for people who seek medical assistance in an overdose situation: HB 1615, * ESB 5516, CH 9 (2010)
Drug overdose, seeking treatment for self or other: SHB 1796, 2SHB 1796
Drug overdose, seeking treatment in good faith for self or other: HB 1796
Drug overdose, use of naloxone to treat: HB 1796, SHB 1796, 2SHB 1796
Drugs, conforming uniform controlled substances act to state and federal law: HB 2443, * SHB 2443, CH 177 (2010), SB 6224, SSB 6224
Drugs, disposal of unwanted drugs by pharmaceutical product stewardship programs: HB 1165, SHB 1165, 2SHB 1165, SB 5279, SSB 5279, 2SSB 5279
Emergency cardiac and stroke care, establishment of voluntary system for: HB 2396, SHB 2396, * 2SHB 2396, CH 52 (2010)
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, reclassified as legend drugs and schedule III controlled substances: HB 2454
Ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine, reclassified as schedule III controlled substances: HB 1236
Ergonomic requirements, air travel by state employees: SB 5139
Expanded polystyrene food service products, prohibitions, violations, and penalties: HB 2089
Health care providers, surcharge for credentials: HB 2348
Health technology assessment program, health care authority and health technology clinical committee roles in assessment process: HB 2809, SB 6150
HIV testing, infants placed in out-of-home care: HB 1046
Immunization of children, required documentation for exemption from: HB 1703, ESHB 1703, HB 2706, SHB 2706, SB 5707, SB 6563
Immunization of health care workers, requirements: SB 6486
Immunization registry program for children through age eighteen, department of health authority to create: SB 6041
Immunizations, developing a school-based vaccination guide: HB 2733
Immunizations, increasing annual immunization rates: SB 5848
Immunizations, Washington vaccine association to be established and comprised of health carriers in state: SHB 2551, * 2SHB 2551, CH 174 (2010), ESB 6263, SSB 6263
Immunizations, Washington vaccine association to be established and comprised of licensed health carriers in state: HB 2551
In-home care, drug screening testing of employees to protect a consumer receiving services: HB 2253
Influenza vaccination pilot program, school-based: HB 1282, SHB 1282, SB 5372
Influenza, protecting employees from adverse employment actions due to: HB 2764, SHB 2764
Inhalants, possession with intent to induce intoxication: HB 1146
Lead levels in blood, assessments for children younger than twenty-one years: HB 1345
Lead levels in blood, pilot program for screening children at risk for elevated levels: HB 1342
Lead wheel weights, environmentally preferred alternatives: HB 1033, * ESHB 1033, CH 243 (2009)
Lead-based paint activities program, including renovation activities as defined by the environmental protection agency: HB 2745, * SHB 2745, CH 158 (2010)
Lead-containing products, labeling requirements for manufacturers and wholesalers: HB 1346
Lighting, exterior light pollution and wasteful energy consumption reduction: HB 1069
Local health jurisdictions, compliance reviews and public health improvement account funds for: HB 2388
Local health jurisdictions, funding core public health functions while maintaining compliance with public health standards: HB 1307, HB 1820, HB 1985, SHB 1985, 2SHB 1985
Local health jurisdictions, funding core public health functions with excise tax on wholesale sales of bottled water: HB 3120
Local toxics control account, priority consideration for loans and grants to be given to local governments: SB 5181
Long-term care facilities, requests for waiver of rights of residents prohibited: SB 5226
Long-term care worker training and background checks, changes to provisions: * ESSB 6180, CH 580 (2009)
Long-term care worker training and credentialing, changes to provisions: HB 2352
Low-income households, sustainable residential weatherization: HB 1060, SHB 1060
Manlifts, provisions for privately operated: HB 2184, SB 5793
Medical and dental services grants to be funded through voter-approved sales and use tax on candy: SB 6189
Medical pregnancy resource centers: HJM 4016
Mercury reduction, provisions for sales, recycling, and disposal: HB 1799, SHB 1799, HB 1809, SB 5813
Mercury vapor lamps or fixtures, prohibition for outdoor use: HB 1069
Mercury-containing lights, establishment of product stewardship recycling programs with producer participation: HB 1469, SHB 1469, 2SHB 1469, HB 2914, SHB 2914, SB 5543, * ESSB 5543, CH 130 (2010)
Mercury-containing lights, mandatory recycling of: * ESSB 5543, CH 130 (2010)
Mercury-containing vaccines, requirements: SB 5457
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: HB 1123, * ESHB 1123, CH 244 (2009)
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, nursing homes to report infections: HB 2453
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, pre-surgical testing and related requirements and prohibitions: HB 2375
Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, screening for and reporting of: SB 5500
Mountain climbing, use of electronic signaling devices by persons engaging in: HB 2619
Newborn infants, increasing congenital disorder screening fees collected by department of health: HB 3201, * SHB 3201, CH 17 (2010), SB 6877
Novelty lighters, prohibition of sale and distribution: HB 1015, SHB 1015, SB 5011, * ESSB 5011, CH 273 (2009)
Overdose, use of naloxone to treat: * ESB 5516, CH 9 (2010)
Pesticide incident reporting and tracking review panel, elimination of: SB 6171
Pesticide poisoning and exposure, department of health flexibility in investigation of: * SSB 6171, CH 495 (2009)
Pharmaceutical product stewardship programs: HB 1165, SHB 1165, 2SHB 1165, SB 5279, SSB 5279, 2SSB 5279
Pregnancy, limiting use of restraints on pregnant women and youths in certain state facilities: HB 2747, * ESHB 2747, CH 181 (2010), SB 6500, SSB 6500
Prescription drugs, excluding disclosure of patient health care information from definition of appropriate marketing of: HB 1493, SHB 1493
Product recall or safety warning, retailer to provide notice to customers: SB 5866
Public health districts, authority to levy property taxes: SB 6074
Public health services, voter approval required for additional county property tax levy to finance: HB 2152
Public hospital capital facility areas, establishment as quasi-municipal corporations and independent taxing units within counties: * SB 5354, CH 481 (2009)
Public hospital districts, issuance of bonds for hospitals and other facilities in connection with federal program participation: * HB 2510, CH 95 (2010), SB 6300
Public safety review panel, independent panel to be established to consider issues concerning the criminally insane: HB 2932
Public safety review panel, independent panel to be established to consider persons found not guilty by reason of insanity: * ESB 6610, CH 263 (2010), SSB 6610
Public water systems, chlorine residual measurement requirements for certain group A water systems: * SSB 5199, CH 367 (2009) PV
Public water systems, operator certification and responsibilities: HB 1283, * SHB 1283, CH 221 (2009), SB 5199
Railroad crossing closures, petitions for administrative review of: * SSB 6558, CH 82 (2010)
Railroad crossing petitions, entry of final orders applicable to: SB 6558
Railroad crossing protection devices, local improvement district financing: HB 1081, SHB 1081, * 2SHB 1081, CH 435 (2009)
Reclaimed water use, permitting requirements and violations and penalties: HB 1482, SHB 1482, SB 5504, * SSB 5504, CH 456 (2009)
Rental car businesses, child restraint systems availability requirements: HB 2198, SHB 2198
Restroom access in retail stores for persons with certain medical conditions: HB 1138, * ESHB 1138, CH 438 (2009)
Retail products, testing for deca-bde: SB 5977
Safe and healthful food, establishment of commission on: HB 2309
Safety and health improvements to public facilities, creating jobs by issuing bonds to fund construction of: HB 2334, SHB 2334
School districts, annual reporting on efforts to improve health and social-emotional learning performance: HB 1632
Secure exchange of health information, health care authority to designate lead organization(s) to coordinate development of system for: SB 5501, * SSB 5501, CH 300 (2009)
Sexually transmitted diseases, sexual health education funding for programs to help prevent: HB 1612, * SB 5629, CH 303 (2009)
Shellfish, biotoxin testing and monitoring surcharge: * SB 6121, CH 577 (2009)
Sickle cell disease, congenital disorder screening fee uses to include education and outreach related to: HB 3201, * SHB 3201, CH 17 (2010)
Single-occupancy farm conveyances, definition and use: * SSB 5793, CH 128 (2009)
Small business employee wellness program, establishment: HB 2183
Solid fuel burning devices, restrictions: HB 1691, SHB 1691, SB 5565, * SSB 5565, CH 282 (2009)
Solid waste handling, requirements for anaerobic digesters for processing livestock manure: SB 5797, * SSB 5797, CH 178 (2009)
Solid waste handling, requirements for anaerobic digesters for processing livestock manure and organic waste-derived material: HB 1135, SHB 1135
Special detention facilities, eligibility of potential inmates and sales and use tax exemption for facilities: SB 5244, SB 6314
Suspicious or contaminated food products, toll-free phone number for reporting: SB 6042
Tanning facilities, regulation of: HB 2652, SHB 2652, SB 6663
Tanning facilities, training and regulation of: SSB 6663
Tattooing, body art, body piercing, comprehensive regulations: SB 5391, * SSB 5391, CH 412 (2009)
Taverns and restaurants with liquor licenses, dogs allowed in: SB 5192
Tobacco and tobacco products, exemption of pipe tobacco from restrictions on shipping tobacco to consumers in Washington: HB 2639, SB 6447
Tobacco and tobacco products, prohibition of sales if retail establishment located on same premises as a health care clinic: HB 2257
Unintended pregnancy, sexual health education funding for programs to help prevent: HB 1612, * SB 5629, CH 303 (2009)
Vaccination of health care workers, requirements: SB 6486
Vaccination, developing a school-based vaccination guide: HB 2733
Vaccination, Washington vaccine association to be established and comprised of health carriers in state: SHB 2551, * 2SHB 2551, CH 174 (2010), ESB 6263, SSB 6263
Vaccination, Washington vaccine association to be established and comprised of licensed health carriers in state: HB 2551
Vaccines containing mercury, requirements: SB 5457
Vaccines, universal vaccine purchase account created: HB 2342
Vision screening for public school students: SB 5958, SSB 5958
Waiver of rights of residents of long-term care facilities, requests prohibited: SB 5226
Washington state apple health insurance board and community care premium assistance program established: SB 5947
Waste reduction and sustainable production, department of ecology duties: HB 1014
Water recreation facilities, regulation of: SB 6876
Wheelchair and stairway chair lifts, definitions and use: * SSB 5793, CH 128 (2009)
Wheelchair and stairway chair lifts, inspections: HB 2184, SB 5793
Wildlife trapping at airports, authority and requirements: HB 2260