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               (See also COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES; HIGHER EDUCATION FACILITIES AUTHORITY; STATE AGENCIES AND DEPARTMENTS; STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT COUNCIL)
Advising, establishing online higher education transfer and student advising system: HB 1320, SHB 1320, SB 5544, SSB 5544
Alcohol tasting, allowing students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: HB 1459
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow state or regional university students at least age 18 to taste wine and other alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 6386
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow students under age 21 in viticulture and enology classes to taste wine: SHB 1459
Alcohol tasting, permit to allow students under age 21 to taste alcoholic beverages in certain culinary or alcohol-related classes: SB 5774
Alternative credit degree program, online, Central Washington University to host: HB 2352, SHB 2352
Apprenticeships, higher education, earnings and employment data for those completing, web site publication of: HB 2443
Artworks for college buildings, suspending expenditure of construction funds for art: SB 5120
Ballot drop boxes, placing at each public institution of higher education: ESHB 1290
Bonuses and incentives for presidents and chancellors, restricting amounts: HB 1176
Budgets of departments, posting on education data center's data dashboard: SHB 2336
Budgets of departments, posting on institution's web site: HB 2336
Campus information, including branch campuses, to be included on statewide public four-year dashboard: SB 6482, SSB 6482
Central Washington University, authority to offer educational specialist degrees: HB 1544, SB 5559, * SSB 5559, CH 296 (2013)
Central Washington University, hosting online alternative credit degree program: HB 2352, SHB 2352
Chancellors, bonuses and incentives, restricting amounts: HB 1176
Child care, funding in part with unclaimed prize money deposits from state lottery account into student child care in higher education account: HB 1873, SB 5730
Civic educators, honoring: * HR 4612 (2013), * HR 4678 (2014)
College credit, dual high school/college credit courses, reviewing higher education institution policies: HB 2285
College in the high school program, authorizing earlier participation: HB 2621
Construction, major capital projects, raising threshold for predesign requirements: HB 1769, ESHB 1769, HB 2613, * SHB 2613, CH 162 (2014), SB 5780, SB 6362, SSB 6362
Construction, minor works projects, raising threshold for higher education institutions: HB 1769, ESHB 1769, SB 5780
Degree production, incentives for institutions: HB 2653
Degree programs, self-supporting and fee-based, committee to consider: HB 1669, * SHB 1669, CH 60 (2014), SB 5713, SSB 5713
Degrees and certificates, completers of, web site publication of earnings and employment data: HB 2443
Degrees, educational specialist, authorizing at Central Washington University and Western Washington University: HB 1544, SB 5559
Degrees, educational specialist, authorizing at Central Washington University, The Evergreen State College, and Western Washington University: * SSB 5559, CH 296 (2013)
Disabilities, students with, legislative task force on improving access to higher education for students with disabilities, establishing: SB 5180, * SSB 5180, CH 231 (2013)
DUI courts, establishing college DUI courts: SB 5023
Eastern Washington University, honoring president Dr. Rodolfo Arevalo: * SR 8684 (2014)
Educational achievement and tuition reduction incentive program, establishing to provide new incentive funding: SB 5390
Educational attainment goals, statewide, indicating: HB 2626, * ESHB 2626, CH 209 (2014) PV
Electronic signatures, use by higher education institutions and agencies: * HB 1736, CH 218 (2013), SB 5736
Employees, authority of institutions to pay biweekly: HB 2613, * SHB 2613, CH 162 (2014), SB 6362, SSB 6362, 2SSB 6362
Employees, four-year colleges and universities, review of exempt and civil service classification practices: HB 2788
Employees, part-time, eligibility for benefits, using Washington health benefit exchange: ESSB 5905
Enology and viticulture programs, students under age 21 in, allowing tasting of wine: HB 1459
Enology and viticulture programs, students under age 21 in, permit to allow tasting of wine: SHB 1459
Enrollments, expected, providing funding for: SB 5421
Evergreen State College, The, authority to offer educational specialist degrees: * SSB 5559, CH 296 (2013)
Evergreen State College, The, real property financing contracts, authority to enter into, conditions: HB 1769, SB 5780
Faculty, eligibility for benefits, modifying provisions concerning: SB 5905, ESSB 5905
Faculty, eligibility for benefits, using Washington health benefit exchange for part-time employees: ESSB 5905
Faculty, part-time, eligibility for benefits, modifying provisions concerning: HB 1587, SB 5542, SB 5905, ESSB 5905
Faculty, part-time, health benefits for, using Washington health benefit exchange: ESSB 5905
Fees imposed by higher education institutions, inventorying as part of state fee inventory: * SB 5751, CH 63 (2013)
Financial aid, adding criteria to aid immigrant students granted deferred action for childhood arrival status: HB 1817, ESHB 1817, HB 1998
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, adding criteria to aid immigrant students granted deferred action for childhood arrival status: HB 1817
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, expanding for resident students: SB 5655
Financial aid, college bound scholarship program, work group concerning, establishment: SB 6436, * ESSB 6436, CH 215 (2014)
Financial aid, college bound scholarship, modifying program and renaming as college bound pay it forward program: HB 2619
Financial aid, defining certain military members and their families as resident students for purpose of: HB 2726
Financial aid, extending state need grant eligibility to Western Governors University - Washington: HB 1322, SB 5195, * SSB 5195, CH 248 (2013)
Financial aid, federal, recognizing schools as institutions of postsecondary study for the sake of, conditions: * HB 1683, CH 201 (2013)
Financial aid, in-state, redefining "resident student" to prevent illegal aliens from qualifying: SB 5087
Financial aid, Miss Auburn scholarship program, recognizing: * SR 8693 (2014)
Financial aid, pay it forward program, creation: HB 2720, SHB 2720
Financial aid, providing institution's policies to admitted and prospective students: * SB 6358, CH 53 (2014)
Financial aid, rules and regulations, monitoring compliance and performance of higher education institutions: HB 1843, SHB 1843
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility: HB 1453, SB 5028, SSB 5028
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, certain immigrant students: HB 1817, ESHB 1817, HB 1998, * SB 6523, CH 1 (2014)
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, expanding for resident students: SB 5655
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, extending in certain cases: SB 5670
Financial aid, state need grant eligibility, prohibiting creation of priority status for any resident students: HB 2726
Financial aid, state need grant program, setting grant awards for certain private institutions at same level as public universities: HB 1878
Financial aid, state need grant renewal, modifying requirements: HB 2615
Financial aid, state need grant, application to be developed by office of student financial assistance: HB 1626
Financial aid, state need grant, authorizing capital gains tax to provide funding for: HB 2087
Financial aid, state need grant, modifying program and renaming as state need pay it forward programs: HB 2619
Financial aid, state need grants, awarding to legally present resident students to be priority: SB 6559
Financial aid, Washington advance higher education loan program, creating as pilot program: HB 2429, SHB 2429
Funding for expected enrollments, budget provisions: SB 5421
Funding for higher education access, education legacy trust account, preserving deposits to account through estate and transfer tax modifications: EHB 1920, HB 2064, SHB 2064, * EHB 2075, CH 2 (2013)
Funding for higher education access, preserving through application of estate and transfer tax to certain property transfers: SB 5939, SSB 5939
Funding for higher education institutions, appropriations: ESHB 2034
Funding for higher education institutions, funding from estate tax increase: HB 1494
Funding for higher education institutions, funding from sales and use taxes: SB 5693
Funding for higher education institutions, mandatory baseline enrollment-based funding by state and additional funding based on performance: SB 5883, SSB 5883, SB 5936, SB 5942
Funding for higher education institutions, work group to review per-resident student state funding rates: SB 5936, SB 5942
Funding for higher education, increasing by narrowing nonresident sales tax preference: EHB 2036
Funding for higher education, increasing by narrowing or eliminating certain tax preferences: ESHB 2034, HB 2038, ESHB 2038, HB 2465
Funding for higher education, kids first act, prioritizing state revenue growth for education: SSB 5881
Funding for higher education, modifying state expenditure limit to limit non-education expenditures: SB 5895, 2ESSB 5895
Funding for higher education, sales tax revenues from remote sellers, deposit in education legacy trust account: SB 6571
Funding for public 4-year higher education institutions, incentive funding appropriations distribution methodology: SB 6042
Funding for public 4-year higher education institutions, incentive funding appropriations distribution methodology and data reporting requirements: SSB 6042
GET ready for college program, establishment: SB 5044
Gonzaga University, contributions to Washington state, recognizing: * HR 4604 (2013)
Gonzaga University, men's and women's basketball teams, honoring: * HR 4703 (2014)
Gonzaga University, requiring basketball teams to play University of Washington each season: SB 6583
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, awards to medical residents or dental students who agree to work in certain rural areas: SB 5615
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, extending participation to health care residents: * SSB 5615, CH 298 (2013)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, increasing funding by contracting with fund-raiser: * SSB 5615, CH 298 (2013)
Health professional loan repayment and scholarship program, specifying medical residents and dental students who agree to work with hospitals and federally qualified health centers: SB 5615
High employer demand programs, establishment of new economy scholars fund to expand: HB 2049
High-demand occupations, establishing meeting industry demand program to prepare students for: HB 1936
High-technology research and development investment working group, integrating with higher education investments: SB 6267, SSB 6267
Higher education committee, joint, abolishing: HB 1048, SHB 1048
Higher education, amending constitution to make support of public higher education institutions the state's second highest duty: SJR 8209
Holidays, two unpaid for students, to include faith or conscience: * SSB 5173, CH 168 (2014)
Immigrant students, deferred action for childhood arrival status, financial aid: HB 1817, ESHB 1817, HB 1998, * SB 6523, CH 1 (2014)
Immigrant students, state need grant eligibility, expanding in certain cases: * SB 6523, CH 1 (2014)
Independent Colleges of Washington, commending: * HR 4611 (2013), * SR 8644 (2013)
Information technology expenditures, by higher education institutions, evaluation and approval of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Inmate postsecondary education degree programs, implementation by department of corrections: HB 1429, SHB 1429, HB 2486, SHB 2486, 2SHB 2486, SB 6344
Institutional performance plans, including negotiated targets to determine performance incentive funding: HB 2613
Institutional quality, measurement of, requirements: HB 2613
Instructional materials, sales by college bookstores to students, sales and use tax exemptions: HB 1160
Instructional materials, school, tax exemption for sales of: HB 2640, SB 6486
Intellectual property rights, assignment at state universities: SB 5247
International students, lawful nonimmigrant status, tuition surcharge: SB 5893
Kidnapping offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or employed, modifying requirements: SB 5094
Kids first act, prioritizing state revenue growth for education: SSB 5881
Meeting industry demand program, establishing to prepare students for high demand occupations in industry: HB 1936
Mentoring and service learning, statewide public-private higher education consortium to increase K-12 and college opportunities: HB 2400, SHB 2400
Military reserve members, rights as higher education students: * SB 5343, CH 271 (2013)
Military training, higher education credit for, awarding: HB 1858, SHB 1858, SB 5969, * SSB 5969, CH 186 (2014)
Military, members and their families, defining as resident students for financial aid purposes: HB 2726
Minorities, studying initiative 200's impact on minorities in higher education: SB 6556
National guard members, early registration: * HB 1109, CH 67 (2013)
National guard members, rights as higher education students: * SB 5343, CH 271 (2013)
New economy scholars fund, establishment to expand high employer demand programs: HB 2049
Northwest Indian college, tax incentives for donating laboratory equipment to college: SB 5131
Online higher education transfer and student advising system, establishing: HB 1320, SHB 1320, SB 5544, SSB 5544
Opportunity scholarship board, expanding membership: HB 1251, HB 2612, SB 6423, SSB 6423, E2SSB 6423
Opportunity scholarship program, modifying provisions: HB 2612, * SHB 2612, CH 208 (2014), SB 6423, SSB 6423, E2SSB 6423
Pacific Lutheran University, honoring life and work of Forrest "Frosty" Westering: * SR 8658 (2013)
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences, developing high quality family practice residency programs: SHB 2109
Peace Corps, top volunteer-producing colleges, 2013, recognizing: * HR 4620 (2013), * SR 8636 (2013)
Peer mentoring, at-risk elementary students, encouraging college attendance: SB 5026
Placement in precollege courses, use of multiple measures to determine: SB 6083
Presidents, bonuses and incentives, restricting amounts: HB 1176
Public works certified payroll records collection pilot project, mandatory participation for certain four-year higher education projects: SB 5823
Real property financing contracts, authority of regional universities and The Evergreen State College to enter into, conditions: HB 1769, SB 5780
Regional universities, real property financing contracts, authority to enter into, conditions: HB 1769, SB 5780
Reporting requirements for higher education institutions, reviewing and reporting for sake of streamlining and coordinating: * HB 1736, CH 218 (2013), SB 5736
Revenue and expenditures, availability on education data center data dashboard: SHB 2651
Revised code of Washington, higher education provisions, decodifications, expirations, and technical clarifications to: HB 2546, ESHB 2546
Scholarships offered by nonprofits, available to children and spouses of certain injured workers, information provided by department of labor and industries: * HB 1863, CH 134 (2013)
Seattle University, special license plates: * HB 2100, CH 6 (2014), SB 5259
Sex offenders, registered, notice to college when offender will be attending or employed, modifying requirements: SB 5094
Sex offenders, registered, requirements for notifications by college when offender will be attending or employed: SB 5094
Student advisory committees, formation at four-year institutions: HB 1331, SHB 1331, * HB 1736, CH 218 (2013)
Student completion, measurement of, requirements: SB 6362, SSB 6362, 2SSB 6362
Student, resident, narrowing definition to exclude certain nonimmigrant status visa holders: HB 1881
Students, low-income, program to increase college applications from high-achieving low-income high school students: HB 2694, SHB 2694, 2SHB 2694
Students, percentages of resident, nonresident, and foreign, boards of regents and trustees to set guidelines for: HB 1739
Students, rights when national guard or military reserve member: * SB 5343, CH 271 (2013)
Students, two unpaid holidays, to include faith or conscience: * SSB 5173, CH 168 (2014)
Transferring, establishing online higher education transfer and student advising systems: HB 1320, SHB 1320, SB 5544, SSB 5544
Tuition and fees, exemption for children and surviving spouses of certain highway workers: HB 2587, SHB 2587, SB 6370, SSB 6370
Tuition and fees, waiver for certain persons wrongfully convicted and imprisoned: HB 1341, * ESHB 1341, CH 175 (2013) PV
Tuition, differential tuition increases, restricting to avoid negative impact on advanced college tuition payment (GET) program: SB 5835, SSB 5835
Tuition, differential tuition, limiting: HB 1043, SB 5548
Tuition, establishing tuition support fund program: HB 1725
Tuition, establishing tuition support fund program, to be known as tuition assistance program for Washingtonians' education: SHB 1725
Tuition, higher education funding formula legislative task force, establishing: SHB 1624
Tuition, in-state, redefining "resident student" to prevent illegal aliens from qualifying: SB 5087
Tuition, nonresident, surcharge for international students with lawful nonimmigrant status: SB 5893
Tuition, omnibus appropriations act levels, extending institution authority to adopt different levels: HB 1048, SHB 1048
Tuition, omnibus appropriations act levels, reporting when increased beyond: HB 2613, * SHB 2613, CH 162 (2014), SB 6362, SSB 6362, 2SSB 6362
Tuition, resident undergraduate rates, establishing legislative task force on resident undergraduate tuition: SSB 6043
Tuition, resident undergraduates, decreasing rates for 2013-2015 biennium and limiting future rate growth: SB 5937, SB 5941
Tuition, resident undergraduates, requiring uniform reductions and increases: HB 1043, SB 5548
Tuition, resident undergraduates, restricting differential tuition increases to avoid negative impact on advanced college tuition payment (GET) program: SB 5835, SSB 5835
Tuition, resident undergraduates, restricting increases at four-year universities: HB 1624, SHB 1624
Tuition, resident undergraduates, restricting through relation to current average annual wage: SB 6043, SB 6563
Tuition, resident, active military members and veterans: EHB 1011, SB 5179, * SB 5318, CH 183 (2014)
Tuition, two-year freeze on tuition rates: SB 5420
University of Washington, climate impacts group, university to administratively house: HB 2654, SHB 2654
University of Washington, financial audit of, state auditor to conduct: HB 2308, SB 5777, SB 5928
University of Washington, health sciences library, online access for certain health care professionals: HB 1344, SHB 1344, * ESB 5206, CH 249 (2013)
University of Washington, intellectual property rights assignment: SB 5247
University of Washington, partners for our children, developing child welfare service delivery measurements: HB 1774
University of Washington, products developed through research and development, business and occupation tax exemption for manufacturer with licensing agreement: SB 5251, SSB 5251
University of Washington, requiring basketball teams to play Gonzaga University each season: SB 6583
University of Washington, school of medicine, developing high quality family practice residency programs: HB 2109, SHB 2109
University of Washington, sea grant program, coordinating research on geoduck aquaculture and ocean acidification: HB 1761
University of Washington, sea grant program, promoting shellfish aquaculture research and establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1894, SHB 1894
Vessels, publicly owned, transfer by higher education institution: * ESHB 1245, CH 291 (2013)
Veterans, early registration: * HB 1109, CH 67 (2013)
Viticulture and enology programs, students under age 21 in, allowing tasting of wine: HB 1459
Viticulture and enology programs, students under age 21 in, permit to allow tasting of wine: SHB 1459
Washington advance higher education loan program, creating as pilot program: HB 2429, SHB 2429
Washington State College, 1915 national champion football team, honoring 99th anniversary of: * SR 8715 (2014)
Washington State University, administration of Washington research institute for teaching excellence: HB 2661
Washington State University, authority to conduct research concerning industrial hemp production, conditions: HB 1888, SHB 1888, 2SHB 1888, SB 5954
Washington State University, celebrating the career of Dr. R. James Cook: * SR 8677 (2014)
Washington State University, conducting study of feasibility and desirability of industrial hemp production: SB 5222, SSB 5222, SB 6214, SSB 6214, 2SSB 6214
Washington State University, consulting with department of agriculture concerning underproducing agricultural land: SHB 1188
Washington State University, convening sustainable aviation biofuels work group: * E2SSB 6518, CH 174 (2014)
Washington State University, cooperative extension service, establishing shellfish aquaculture public information center: HB 1761
Washington State University, densified biomass wood fuel and associated heating appliances, university role expanding use of: SB 5555
Washington State University, densified biomass wood fuel pilot project, development by university's energy program: SB 5709, * ESSB 5709, CH 308 (2013)
Washington State University, financial audit of, state auditor to conduct: HB 2308, SB 5777, SB 5928
Washington State University, intellectual property rights assignment: SB 5247
Washington State University, Mount Vernon center, working with department of agriculture concerning underproducing agricultural land: HB 1188
Washington State University, products developed through research and development, business and occupation tax exemption for manufacturer with licensing agreement: SB 5251, SSB 5251
Washington State University, requesting SR 26 be named Crimson and Gray Cougar Highway: SJM 8016
Washington State University, studying railcar oil spill response and recovery: SB 6576
Washington State University, studying state's response and recovery in cases of oil railcar accidents: SHB 2347, E2SHB 2347
Washington State University, transferring innovate Washington's property to: SB 6518, SSB 6518
Washington State University, transferring innovate Washington's real property to: * E2SSB 6518, CH 174 (2014)
Web site, education data center data dashboard, institution's information on: SHB 2651
Web site, higher education transparency, creating: HB 2651
Western Governors University - Washington, extending state need grant eligibility to: HB 1322, SB 5195, * SSB 5195, CH 248 (2013)
Western Washington University, authority to offer applied doctorate level degrees in audiology: HB 1614, SHB 1614, * SB 5472, CH 281 (2013)
Western Washington University, authority to offer educational specialist degrees: HB 1544, SB 5559, * SSB 5559, CH 296 (2013)
Western Washington University, hosting statewide mentoring and service learning consortium: HB 2400, SHB 2400