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               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; DRUGS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HUMAN REMAINS; LITTERING; MEDICINE AND MEDICAL DEVICES; SOLID WASTE; WATER; WATER POLLUTION)
Abortion services, hospital provision of, certificate of need review determination: SB 5586
Alzheimer's disease, convening working group concerning: SB 6124
Alzheimer's disease, convening working group to develop state Alzheimer's plan: * SSB 6124, CH 89 (2014)
Alzheimer's or dementia, senior citizens with, development and implementation of silver alert plan: HB 1689, SB 5602, SSB 5602
Antifreeze and coolant, denatonium benzoate exemption for vehicle sale: HB 1010, SHB 1010
Antifreeze and coolant, spent, denatonium benzoate exemption when stored or transported for disposal: SHB 1010
Asbestos abatement projects, respirator requirements: HB 1110
Asbestos-containing building materials, labeling requirements: HB 1926, SB 5458, * ESSB 5458, CH 51 (2013)
Asbestos-containing building materials, labeling requirements, clarifying application of: SB 6240
Assisted suicide services, hospital provision of, certificate of need review determination: SB 5586
Assisted suicide, informed consent and reporting for purposes of death with dignity act, modifying provisions: SB 5683
Batteries, small rechargeable battery stewardship: ESHB 1364
Batteries, small rechargeable battery stewardship act: HB 1364, SB 5457
Birth control, requiring dispensing of contraceptive drugs for medicaid enrollees: HB 2022, SHB 2022, SB 5884
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 2779
Blood, tissue, or blood and tissue banks, business and occupation tax exemption for, modifying definitions, including "qualifying blood bank": HB 1766, SB 5848, SSB 5848, * ESSB 5882, CH 13 (2013)
Brain injury awareness organizations and individuals, honoring the efforts of: * HR 4637 (2013)
Breast cancer awareness, special license plates for, creating: * HB 2700, CH 77 (2014)
Breast cancer screenings, recognizing Kicks for a Cure for raising money for: * SR 8691 (2014)
Breastfeeding-friendly Washington designation, creating: HB 2329, SB 6298, SSB 6298
Carbon monoxide alarms, in residential occupancies, extending deadline: HB 1606, SB 5494, SSB 5494
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, requiring instruction for high school graduation: HB 1556, * SHB 1556, CH 181 (2013), SB 5428
Chemicals and chemical mixtures in environment, department of health to evaluate and report: SB 5348
Children's products, limiting presence of TRIS and other flame retardants when products manufactured, sold, or distributed for use in state: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 5984, SB 6048, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Colorectal cancer awareness month, recognizing: * SR 8717 (2014)
Community health alert notification plans, adoption by local boards of health: HB 1139, SHB 1139, SB 5228
Crisis responders, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Defibrillators, medical emergency response and automated external defibrillator program for high schools: HB 1556, * SHB 1556, CH 181 (2013), SB 5232, SB 5428
Diabetes epidemic, agency collaboration to identify goals and develop agency plans: HB 1795, SB 5423
Dumbwaiters, exemption from safety requirements governing conveyances: HB 2145
Dumbwaiters, testing and inspection: SHB 2145
Energy drinks, prohibiting selling or giving away to person under age eighteen: HB 1807
EPI pens, in schools, technical correction to law: * SB 6013, CH 34 (2014)
EPI pens, placing in schools: * ESB 5104, CH 268 (2013)
EPI pens, prescribing by providers, authorization and conditions in certain cases: SB 6584
EPI pens, use by good samaritan at scene of emergency, immunity from liability for: SB 6229
Epinephrine autoinjectors, in schools, technical correction to law: * SB 6013, CH 34 (2014)
Epinephrine autoinjectors, placing in schools: HB 1578, * ESB 5104, CH 268 (2013)
Epinephrine autoinjectors, prescribing by providers, authorization and conditions in certain cases: SB 6584
Epinephrine autoinjectors, use by good samaritan at scene of emergency, immunity from liability for: SB 6229
Explosive actuated tactical devices, transportation and storage by law enforcement, exemption from Washington state explosives act requirements: SB 5264, * SSB 5264, CH 140 (2013)
Fetal alcohol exposure, requiring posting of warning signs on premises serving alcohol: HB 2737
Fetal alcohol exposure, work group to address: HB 2737
Firearm-related injury and death prevention education program, creation, with funding from firearm retail sale fee: HB 1703
Firearms safety and violence reduction in relation to public health and safety, task force on, legislature to convene: SB 5714
First aid, mental health, training for teachers and educational staff: * ESHB 1336, CH 197 (2013), SB 5333, SSB 5333
Flame retardants, limiting presence in upholstered furniture and children's products manufactured, sold, or distributed for use in state: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 5984, SB 6048, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Food and beverages, healthy eating, promotion through state agency adoption and implementation of provision and service standards: HB 1321, SHB 1321
Glaucoma, eye drops for treating, early refill of prescription: SB 6575
Good samaritans, exposed to infectious disease, free testing of source patient: HB 2530, SB 6174
Health and human services, regional, county authority to impose local sales and use tax to fund: HB 2073
Health care information, disclosure of: HB 2339, SHB 2339, * ESSB 6265, CH 220 (2014) PV
Health care records, documentation and payment of charges, prohibiting health care provider fee in certain cases: SHB 2074
Health care records, patient-authorized disclosure by provider or facility, determining reasonable fee for: HB 2074
Health care records, patient-authorized disclosure by provider, determining reasonable fee for: SHB 2074
Health districts, finances and banking, district control as directed by health board: HB 1783
Healthiest next generation, governor's council for, establishment and duties: HB 2643, SHB 2643, 2SHB 2643, SB 6383
HIV, fluids infected with, expanding first and second degree assault to include all fluids infected with destructive diseases: HB 1018, HB 1262
HIV, fluids infected with, expanding first degree assault to include all fluids infected with destructive diseases: HB 2107, SHB 2107
HIV, removing specific mention in criminal statutes for certain crimes: HB 1262, HB 2107, SHB 2107
HIV, sexual intercourse prohibition when partner not informed: HB 1018, HB 1262, HB 2107, SHB 2107
HIV, testing of infants placed in out-of-home care: SB 5454
Hospitals, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Immunization, making childhood immunization resources available to pregnant women: SB 6297, ESSB 6297
Immunization, meningococcal disease, schools to provide online access to required information concerning: SB 5753
Infections, health care-associated, aligning state reporting requirements with federal requirements: * HB 1471, CH 319 (2013) PV, SB 5415
Infectious diseases, free testing of source patient aided by good samaritan: HB 2530, SB 6174
Life alert services, providing certain customer information to first responders: SB 6527, SB 6554, SSB 6554
Litter and potentially dangerous litter, abatement of nuisance, city and town authority: SB 5323
Littering, general, adding penalty to penalty for littering from motor vehicle: HB 2294
Lung cancer, recognizing as a public health priority: * SR 8678 (2014)
Mammograms, patient mammographic breast density information notice: SB 6050, SSB 6050
Medical records, assuring inclusion of mental health prescriptions in patient's electronic medical record: SB 6360
Mental health professionals, when certain persons present substantial likelihood of serious harm or danger, standards for detention: HB 1963, SB 6142
Mercury-containing light product stewardship program, repealing program and account: SB 5658
Mercury-containing lights, product stewardship organizations, provisions: HB 1444, HB 2246, * ESHB 2246, CH 119 (2014), SB 6177, SSB 6177
Minors, health care for, consent of minor: SB 6407
Newborn screening, births outside hospital, collecting blood sample for tests: * SHB 2544, CH 18 (2014)
Newborn screening, hospitals to collect blood sample for certain screening tests: HB 2544
Notifiable health conditions, public notification by local health jurisdictions: HB 1139, SB 5228
Nuisance abatement, assessments for, city and town authority: EHB 1367
Obesity, prevention through early learning programs, including among duties of department of early learning : HB 1784
Organ and tissue donation, awareness account, voluntary donation at time of vehicle registration, marketing of: HB 1726, SHB 1726
Pain awareness month, recognizing: * HR 4614 (2013)
Paint, architectural, producers to establish paint stewardship program: HB 1579, SHB 1579, SB 5424
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 2779
Public health supplemental account, use of funds to include paying for staff: HB 2388, * SB 6284, CH 94 (2014)
Restless legs syndrome, recognizing needs of persons with: * SR 8695 (2014)
Scientific uncertainty, state agency authorization in spite of uncertainty to act to prevent environmental and human health damage: SB 5255
Sexually transmitted diseases, disclosure of records and information, expanding statutes: HB 1679, * ESHB 1679, CH 200 (2013)
Significant health risks, public notification by local health jurisdictions: SHB 1139
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering senior citizens with Alzheimer's or dementia: HB 1689, SB 5602
Silver alert plan, development and implementation by state patrol for recovering various endangered missing persons: SSB 5602
Sleep practices, safe, department of early learning to provide information to child care licensure applicants: HB 2695, SHB 2695
Sleep practices, safe, Graham Hazzard act: SHB 2695
Sleep, restless legs syndrome, recognizing needs of persons with: * SR 8695 (2014)
Smoke detection devices, in dwelling units, requiring installation of certain lithium battery devices: HB 2053
State employees, de minimis use of state facilities to communicate certain health care information to: * HB 1785, CH 28 (2014)
Stillbirth, certificates of, issuance by county registrar to mother or father: HB 1137
Suicide assessment, treatment, and management training for health care providers, modifying requirements: HB 1376, * SHB 1376, CH 78 (2013), HB 2315, * ESHB 2315, CH 71 (2014), SB 6468
Suicide prevention, Washington plan for: HB 2315, * ESHB 2315, CH 71 (2014), SB 6468
Transportation system policy goals, including air quality improvement to promote health improvement: HB 1233, SHB 1233
Traumatic brain injury, honoring the efforts of brain injury awareness organizations and individuals: * HR 4637 (2013)
Upholstered furniture, limiting presence of TRIS and other flame retardants when furniture manufactured, sold, or distributed for use in state: HB 1294, ESHB 1294, SB 5181, SB 5933, SB 5984, SB 6048, SB 6540, SSB 6540
Vital records, birth certificates, provisions: HB 1525, * SHB 1525, CH 321 (2013), SB 5118, ESSB 5118
Vital records, birth certificates, provisions concerning adopted persons and birth parents: HB 1525, * SHB 1525, CH 321 (2013), SB 5118, ESSB 5118
Vital records, certificates of stillbirth, issuance by county registrar to mother or father: HB 1137