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Access to state government on capitol campus, prohibiting local parking restrictions adjacent to campus: SB 5830
Actions and claims against state, claim or judgment amount liability limits: SB 6458
Annual assessment and performance grading, state auditor to improve government through program: HB 1764
Archives and records management division, cost allocation to be based on actual services and service hours: SSB 5517
Archives and records management division, fee and charge exemption for higher education institutions not using division services: SB 5517
Archivist, state, sole authority for archival and records storage, excepting legislative records: SB 6522, SB 6588
Buildings, major facility projects, constructing public buildings using high-performance methods: * SSB 5300, CH 99 (2011)
Buildings, major facility projects, using Washington state-based resources in constructing public buildings: SB 5300
Central services costs of state government, reducing: SB 6607, ESSB 6607
Central services, conforming amendments prompted by reorganization of state government: HB 2375, SHB 2375
Chief information officer, office of the, creation and duties within office of financial management: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Civil rights, office of, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1958, SB 5557
Conservation and recreation, department of, creation as executive branch agency: HB 1850, SB 5669
Consolidated technology services agency, establishment and collective bargaining provisions: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Consolidated technology services board, establishment: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931
Debt reduction act, constitutional amendment concerning definitions of "applicable percentage limit" and "applicable calculation period": SSJR 8215
Debt reduction act, constitutional definitions of "debt service limit" and "debt service limit percentage": SJR 8215
Debt, limitation on state debts, including bonds and notes: SB 5181
Debt, state, constitutional amendment to include recommendations of commission on state debt: HB 2494, HJR 4226, SHJR 4226, SB 6262, SSB 6262, * ESJR 8221 (2012)
Debt, state, creating commission on state debt: * SSB 5181, CH 46 (2011)
Debt, state, creating debt advisory council: HB 2494, SB 6262, SSB 6262
Debt, state, implementing recommendations of commission on state debt: HB 2494, SB 6262, SSB 6262
Debt, state, state finance committee to recommend working debt limit: * SSB 5181, CH 46 (2011)
Department of education, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Digital copy machines, proper handling and disposal provisions: HB 1216
Economic policy, state agency and local government rule making to consider economic impact: * SB 5500, CH 249 (2011)
Education, department of, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1973, SB 5639, SSB 5639
Elected and appointed officials, allowing salary reductions: HJR 4204, SJR 8209
Elected and appointed officials, salary reduction when public employee salaries are reduced: SJR 8202, SSJR 8202, SJR 8203
Elected officials of executive branch, voluntary three percent salary reduction: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Elected officials, applying time limit for soliciting or accepting campaign contributions to local elected officials filing for state office: SB 5537, SSB 5537
Elected officials, modifying time limit for soliciting or accepting campaign contributions: HB 1305
Elected officials, salary reduction when state employee salaries are reduced: HB 1115, HJR 4201
Elected officials, when candidates in elections, prohibiting appearance in public service announcements: HB 2174
Electronic transactions, uniform electronic transactions act: SB 6069
Employees, eligibility for employment of, verification requirement: HB 1264
English, official state language: HB 1769, SB 6053, SJR 8220
Enterprise services, department of, creation as an executive branch agency: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Environmental policy, creation of categorical exemption board: HB 2253, SB 6130, SSB 6130
Environmental policy, judicial review of decisions under SEPA, cause of action for persons adversely affected: HB 1198
Equity and access, commission on, creation within office of civil rights: HB 1958, SB 5557
Ethics and integrity in state government, plans for improving: HB 1763, HB 2796
Ethics in public service, enforcement responsibility, replacing executive and legislative ethics boards with public disclosure commission: HB 2402
Ethics in public service, violations, including provisions governing investigations, disciplinary actions, and agency ethics advisors: SB 6009, ESSB 6009
Expenditures by state, establishing state expenditure limit: HJR 4227, SB 5864, SB 6045, SJR 8216, SJR 8219
Expenditures by state, modifying state expenditure limit to decrease non-education spending: SB 6567
False claims against the government, procedures and responsibilities for civil actions for commission of wrongful act: SB 5379
False claims against the government, Washington state false claims act: SB 5310, SSB 5310
Finances of state, public policy institute to facilitate and staff committee on Washington's finances: SB 5812
Financial management, office of, transfer of various powers, duties, and functions from department of personnel: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Financial management, office of, transfer of various powers, duties, and functions to department of enterprise services: HB 1720, SHB 1720, SB 5503, SB 5931, * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Fish, wildlife, and recreation, department of, creation as executive branch agency: SSB 5669
Forecast councils, office of, creation: SB 5468, SSB 5468
Gold and silver legal tender act of Washington state: HB 2731
Governmental services, interstate provision of, uniform law commission drafting of law enabling contracts among states: SB 5739
Health care facilities owned and operated by state, prohibiting mandatory overtime for facility employees: * HB 1290, CH 251 (2011)
Heritage, arts, and culture, department of, creation as executive branch agency: HB 2033, SHB 2033
Higher education, council for, creation as primary successor to higher education coordinating board: SB 6269, SSB 6269
Impact fees, crediting certain public facilities against fees: SB 5131, SSB 5131
Indian tribes, establishment of government-to-government relationship with state: HB 1287, HB 2232, * SB 6175, CH 122 (2012)
Indian tribes, state or municipal sale or lease of public property to tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Indians and Indian territory, retrocession of civil and criminal jurisdiction over Indian tribes in Indian country: HB 2233, * ESHB 2233, CH 48 (2012), SB 6147, ESSB 6147
Indians and Indian territory, state to retrocede civil jurisdiction: HB 1448, SB 5332
Indians and Indian territory, state to retrocede civil jurisdiction over acts by certain tribal members on certain lands: SSB 5332
Indians and Indian territory, state to retrocede criminal jurisdiction: HB 1773
Information technology advisory board, creation within office of the chief information officer: HB 1841, SHB 1841, SB 5761, SB 5931
Interpreter services, spoken language, contracts for state executive agencies: SB 6572, SSB 6572
Investment trust blue ribbon task force, creation: HB 1320, SB 5238
Investment trust, creation of Washington investment trust: HB 1320, HB 2434, SB 5238, SB 6310
Language, English to be official state language: HB 1769, SB 6053
Lean strategies, encouraging agencies to implement: HB 2173, SHB 2173
Legislative branch employees, collective bargaining rights: HB 2041
Legislative support services, office of, creation: * HB 2705, CH 113 (2012), SB 6509
Lieutenant governor, office of the, transferring powers, duties, and functions of department of archaeology and historic preservation to office: SB 5835
National defense authorization act, condemning unlawful detention of U.S. citizens and lawful resident aliens under: HB 2759
New programs, identification and review by state auditor: HB 1065
New state programs, state auditor to review to provide accountability: HB 2679
Outsourcing state commercial activity to private sector, competition council to oversee: HB 1873, SB 5316
Performance audits, award council and awards, funding and role in government management accountability and performance program: HB 2796
Performance audits, incorporating audit recommendations into state budgeting process: HB 2281
Property, state or municipal, sale or lease to Indian tribes: * EHB 1409, CH 259 (2011), SB 5208
Public facilities, crediting certain facilities against impact fees: SB 5131, SSB 5131
Public instruction, office of the superintendent of, creating as an executive branch agency: SB 5522
Public instruction, office of the superintendent of, eliminating: HJR 4220
Public officials, legal defense funds of, legal defense funds act: SB 6056, SSB 6056
Purchasing by state, bidding preferences for Washington businesses: HB 1355
Quality award council and quality awards, funding and role in awards and other quality management training for school districts: HB 2795
Quality award council and quality awards, funding and role in government management accountability and performance program: SB 6594
Quality award council, renaming as performance audit award council: HB 2796
Quality management, agency programs for, independent assessment: HB 1765
Religious activity, use of state property for: SB 6085
Restructuring state government, establishment of agency reallocation and realignment of Washington commission on: HB 2598, SB 5322, SB 6345, ESSB 6345
Salaries for elected officials, citizens' commission on, membership provisions: HB 1008, * SHB 1008, CH 254 (2011), SB 5064
Salaries for state government employees, three percent reduction: SB 5860, * ESSB 5860, CH 39 (2011)
Social and health services, splitting department into smaller executive agencies: SB 6606
Sovereignty, claiming state sovereignty under tenth amendment: SJM 8012
Student achievement council, creation as primary successor to higher education coordinating board: SSB 6232, E2SSB 6232
Student achievement council, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: SHB 2483, * E2SHB 2483, CH 229 (2012) PV
Student achievement council, office of the, creation as successor to higher education coordinating board: HB 2483, SB 6232
Technology services board, creation within office of the chief information officer: * ESSB 5931, CH 43 (2011) PV
Tobacco settlement authority, creation, including sale to authority of state's rights in tobacco litigation master settlement agreement: SB 6632
Tortious conduct by state government, claims for damages, expanding application to include health care injuries: HB 2307, SB 6187, * SSB 6187, CH 250 (2012)
Washington investment trust, creation: HB 1320, HB 2434, SB 5238, SB 6310
Washington state liberty preservation act: HB 2759
Wrongful acts against governmental entities, procedures and responsibilities for civil actions: SB 5379