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Advertising and marketing, agency expenditures for, conducting analysis: HB 1373
Agreements between agencies and federal government, reporting to legislature: HB 1094
Agricultural producers and state regulatory agencies, conservation commission to initiate state forum to improve understanding and working relationships: SB 5766, SSB 5766
Aircraft systems, public unmanned, establishing standards, protecting citizens, and reducing liability: HB 1771, SHB 1771, SB 5782, SB 6172, SSB 6172
Applications submitted to agencies, requiring prompt action: HB 1163, HB 1236, SB 5821
Archivist, state, qualifications and duties: HB 1359, SB 5055
Behavioral health ombuds, office of the, creation in office of governor: SB 6363
Biofuel and biodiesel, state agency use requirements, exemptions: HB 2091
Boards, commissions, and councils, restricting appointment of legislators in certain cases: SB 5004
Boards, ferries advisory board, creating: HB 2758
Boards, fish passage barrier removal board, renaming fish passage barrier removal task force as: HB 2251, SHB 2251, * 2SHB 2251, CH 120 (2014) PV
Boards, liquor control board, renaming as state liquor and cannabis board: 2SSB 5887, E3SSB 5887
Boards, liquor control board, renaming as state substance control board: SSB 5887
Boards, officer promotion board, revising composition of: * HB 2115, CH 178 (2014), SB 5963
Boards, opportunity scholarship board, expanding membership: HB 1251, HB 2612, SB 6423, SSB 6423, E2SSB 6423
Boards, Washington investment trust advisory and transition boards, creation: SB 5029
Business license center, expanding required participation to additional agencies: HB 1403, * ESHB 1403, CH 111 (2013), SB 5680, SSB 5680, E2SSB 5680
Businesses, violations of state laws or agency rules, allowing at least five days to correct: HB 1163
Call center services, procurement by agency under personal services contract, prohibiting performance of services at location outside United States: HB 1995
Caseload forecast council, abolishing and transferring powers and duties to the office of the forecast council: HB 1940
Cell phone issuance, to state employees, restricting: SB 5381
Cellular device issuance, to state employees, establishing criteria for: SSB 5381
Central services of state government, conforming amendments prompted by reorganization and streamlining: HB 2098, SHB 2098
Claims against state government, tortious conduct by agencies, institutions, officers, and employees, placing limits on liability for damages: SB 5803
Commissions, commission on state debt, repealing certain session law sections: HB 1646, SB 5138, ESSB 5138
Commissions, economic development commission, eliminating: HB 2029, SHB 2029, * E2SHB 2029, CH 112 (2014)
Commissions, interstate compact commission, creation: HB 1030
Commissions, local government fiscal health commission, creation: HB 1828, SHB 1828, E2SHB 1828, SB 5690
Commissions, tourism commission, eliminating: HB 2029, SHB 2029, * E2SHB 2029, CH 112 (2014)
Commissions, Washington investment trust commission, creation: SB 5029
Commissions, Washington publicly owned trust commission, creating: SB 5955
Community development policies, prohibiting when based on international accords infringing on private property rights: HB 1164
Contracts, for capital and transportation projects, providing information online: HB 2104
Contracts, outsourcing services, requiring impact statement: HB 2743, SHB 2743, 2SHB 2743, SB 6548
Data, open data portal for public data sets, implementation and expansion: HB 2202, SHB 2202, 2SHB 2202
Debt collection by agencies, mandatory use of private collection agencies: HB 1123
Disabilities, persons with, increasing hiring by state agencies: HB 2450, SB 6329
Economic and revenue forecast council, abolishing and transferring powers and duties to the office of the forecast council: HB 1940
Education agencies, state achievement council to convene: HB 2383, SHB 2383, E2SHB 2383
Electronic signatures, on written communications, allowing use of: HB 2564
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of: HB 2124, SHB 2124, SB 5971
Emergencies and disasters, continuity of government and operations in the event of, constitutional amendment to clarify: HJR 4212, SJR 8211
Emergencies, disasters, and cyber attacks, continuity of operations in the event of: SSB 5971
Emergencies, disasters, and cyber attacks, securing state's communication and information resources: SSB 5971
Employees, state facility de minimis use for communicating health care, insurance, or retirement information to: * HB 1785, CH 28 (2014)
Environmental policy, agencies to strive for environmental justice in decision making: HB 1434
Environmental policy, agency authorization in spite of scientific uncertainty to act to prevent environmental damage: SB 5255
Environmental policy, certain agencies to include community organizations in permit issuance and clean-up plan adoption: HB 1434
Ethics in state government, complaints and investigations, modifying provisions: SB 5577, * ESSB 5577, CH 190 (2013)
Ethics in state government, each agency to designate ethics advisor or advisors, requirements: SB 5577, * ESSB 5577, CH 190 (2013)
Ethics in state government, ethics defense trust funds, creation by state officer holding elective office: SB 6448
Ethics in state government, ethics defense trust funds, creation by state officers: SSB 6448
Ethics in state government, prohibiting reprisals or retaliatory actions against whistleblowers: SB 5577, * ESSB 5577, CH 190 (2013)
Ethics in state government, provisions concerning violations, investigations, and related matters: SB 5063
Ethics in state government, requiring employee truthfulness in providing information concerning their employment and duties and other matters: SB 5504
Ethics in state government, restructuring certain ethics functions under public disclosure commission: HB 1005, SHB 1005, 2SHB 1005
Expanded learning opportunities council, establishment: SSB 6163, * 2SSB 6163, CH 219 (2014)
Facilities review council, creation as advisory group to legislature: HB 2719, SHB 2719
Facility naming, authorizing sale of naming rights, exceptions: HB 1050
Federal receipts, reporting requirements for certain agencies receiving federal financial assistance: SB 5804, * SSB 5804, CH 32 (2013)
Fees imposed by state agencies, inventorying as part of state fee inventory: * SB 5751, CH 63 (2013)
Fire sprinkler systems, in agricultural structures, prohibiting state agencies from mandating installation: HB 1390
Food and beverage provision and service standards for agencies, adoption and implementation: HB 1321, SHB 1321
Forecast council, office of the, creation and duties: HB 1940
Foreign laws, prohibiting enforcement to avoid violating constitutional rights: HB 1392, SB 6118
Fourth Amendment protection act, refusing aid in certain cases to federal agencies collecting electronic data in state: HB 2272
Gifts from lobbyists, food and beverages, ethics boards to define limits: SB 6414
Grants, state agency innovation and efficiency grant program, creation and administration: SSB 5872, SB 6484
Health benefit exchange, Washington, creation as state agency: HB 2340
Health security trust, creation, including standing committees: HB 1085, SB 5224
Human resources director, position of, eliminating: HB 2514, SB 6005, SSB 6005
Information services and telecommunications state agency network, assessment of model and consolidation of network into consolidated technology services agency: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information services and telecommunications state agency network, certain information within, public disclosure exemption: * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology expenditures in state budget process, evaluation and prioritization of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology expenditures, by higher education institutions and legislative and judicial agencies, evaluation and approval of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology expenditures, state agency, information technology business management program, implementing: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology for state agencies, establishing information technology investment pool: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology for state agencies, production of consistent and usable web content, developing standards to enable: SB 5757
Information technology networking equipment and services, agency purchases of, developing statewide standards: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology purchases, competitive contracting for, exempting state agencies from: * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology services, department of enterprise services contracting for, limiting to support of enterprise technology applications in certain cases: SB 5891
Information technology systems and infrastructure, information in, establishing security standards: * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Information technology systems, executive branch, inventorying, modernizing, and funding of: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Innovate Washington, eliminating: HB 2029, SHB 2029, SB 6518, SSB 6518, * E2SSB 6518, CH 174 (2014)
Interpreter services, authorizing direct purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: ESHB 1753
Interpreter services, integrating purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: HB 1753, 2SHB 1753, EHB 2617, SB 5833
Investment trust, Washington, creation: SB 5029
Land, agricultural, of long-term commercial significance, allowing certain compatible uses while prohibiting mitigation project siting: SB 5276
Lands occupied or under jurisdiction of state agency, modifying duties of agency chief administrative officer: HB 2516, SB 6212
Language access providers, interpreter services from, authorizing direct purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: ESHB 1753
Language access providers, interpreter services from, integrating purchase by certain state agencies and modifying collective bargaining provisions: HB 1753, 2SHB 1753, EHB 2617, SB 5833
Leaf blowers, ensuring that agency grounds care and maintenance does not include use of: SB 6342
Licensing, child support noncompliance-based withholding or suspension of licenses by state agencies, requirements: SB 6485
Lobbying, by state agencies, requiring electronic report-filing: E3SHB 1005, * SHB 1093, CH 166 (2013)
Lobbying, by state agencies, strengthening prohibition: * SHB 1093, CH 166 (2013)
Lobbying, by state agencies, strengthening prohibition through taxpayer funded lobbying reform act: HB 1093
Marketing and advertising, agency expenditures for, conducting analysis: HB 1373
Naming of facilities, authorizing sale of naming rights, exceptions: HB 1050
National defense authorization act, prohibiting state public employees or associated persons from cooperating with investigations or detainment under the act: HB 1581, SB 5511
Natural resources management, streamlining through agency independence: HB 1384
Officers, state, ethics defense trust funds, creation: SSB 6448
Officers, state, ethics defense trust funds, creation by officer holding elective office: SB 6448
Officers, state, legal actions or proceedings on behalf of, not requiring attorney general to institute or prosecute when related to fiscal appropriation level or sufficiency: HB 2024
Outsourcing services to private sector or nonprofit, establishing taxpayer protection act concerning: HB 2743, SHB 2743, 2SHB 2743, SB 6548
Parking and transit fee deductions for employees, authorizing pretax payment, conditions: HB 1456, * SHB 1456, CH 124 (2013)
Permitting decisions, enhancing transparency and predictability of process: HB 2192, SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014), SB 6045
Procurement by state government, call center services, prohibiting performance of services at location outside United States: HB 1995
Procurement by state government, contract length limitation and termination prohibition: HB 1143
Procurement by state government, encouraging agencies to award contracts to veteran-owned businesses: HB 1909, SHB 1909, 2SHB 1909, SB 5834, SSB 5834
Procurement by state government, enterprise application software solutions, requesting proposals from bidders: HB 1949
Procurement by state government, nonsubstantive changes to statutes: HB 2374, ESHB 2374
Procurement by state government, reasons for debarment of contractors to include fraud and false medicaid claims: * SB 5948, CH 34 (2013)
Procurement by state government, reducing purchase of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)-containing products: SB 6086, * SSB 6086, CH 135 (2014)
Programs, new, including new agencies, identification and auditing by state auditor: SB 5639
Properties owned by agencies, vacant or undeveloped, developing master real estate plan and making payment in lieu of taxes: HB 2628
Properties, obtained by public agencies through foreclosure, developing master real estate plan for use or disposal: HB 1964
Public health policy, agency authorization in spite of scientific uncertainty to act to prevent human health damage: SB 5255
Purchasing of goods and services, competitive bid process, preference for in-state businesses, conditions: HB 1938
Purchasing of goods and services, enterprise application software solutions, requesting proposals from bidders: HB 1949
Quality award program, state, eliminating: SB 5217
Real property, obtained by public agencies through foreclosure, developing master real estate plan for use or disposal: HB 1964
Real property, surplus governmental, selling or leasing by agencies for affordable low-income housing: HB 1563, SHB 1563, E2SHB 1563, SB 5598, SSB 5598
Regulations affecting property owners, compensation requirements: HB 1163, HB 1166
Regulations affecting property owners, compensation under regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Regulatory assistance, office of, bill of rights for those subject to state agency action, office role: HB 2623
Regulatory assistance, office of, enhancing permitting process: SHB 2192, * E2SHB 2192, CH 68 (2014)
Regulatory assistance, office of, establishing multijurisdictional regulatory streamlining projects, office role: * HB 1818, CH 324 (2013), SB 5765
Regulatory fairness act of 2013, controlling state agency rule making: HB 1162
Regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Rule making, legislature to provide specific grants of legislative authority through legislation: HB 1163
Rule making, moratorium, exceptions: HB 1163, HB 1478, SB 5819
Rule making, regulating of greenhouse gas emissions, prohibiting without legislative authorization: HB 1169
Rule making, regulatory fairness act of 2013: HB 1162
Rule making, regulatory freedom and accountability act: HB 1163
Rule making, requiring citation of constitutional authority in rules: HB 1163
Rule making, requiring legislative approval of certain rules: HJR 4204
Rule making, significant legislative rules, requirement that governor sign: SB 5641
Rule making, specified economic impact notification by agency and enactment into law by legislature: HB 1162, HB 1163
Rules, review of, certain agencies to conduct for streamlining purposes: HB 1591, SHB 1591, SB 5679, * SSB 5679, CH 30 (2013)
Rules, review of, increasing responsibilities of joint administrative rules review committee: HB 2293
Scientific uncertainty, state agency authorization in spite of uncertainty to act to prevent environmental and human health damage: SB 5255
Signatures, on written communications, allowing use of electronic signatures: HB 2564
State agency innovation and efficiency council, creation: SSB 5872, SB 6484
State lands, divestiture, role of various agencies when land not being used for forestry: HB 1111
State officers, legal actions or proceedings on behalf of, not requiring attorney general to institute or prosecute when related to fiscal appropriation level or sufficiency: HB 2024
Surplus funds, increasing amount available for certain linked deposit program uses: SB 6426
Surveillance using extraordinary sensing devices, requirements and prohibitions: HB 2179, SHB 2179, * EHB 2789 (2014) V
Tax appeals, board, replacement by newly created tax tribunal: SB 6176
Tax tribunal, creation as state agency to replace board of tax appeals: SB 6176
Telecommunications and information services state agency network, assessment of model and consolidation of network into consolidated technology services agency: SB 5891, * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Telecommunications and information services state agency network, certain information within, public disclosure exemption: * ESSB 5891, CH 33 (2013)
Tortious conduct by state agencies, oversight through legislative hearings: SB 6274, SSB 6274
Tortious conduct by state, claims for damages, electronic presentment: HB 1762, * SB 5136, CH 188 (2013)
Tortious conduct, liability for damages due to, placing limits on liability of state government agencies, institutions, officers, and employees: SB 5803
Trespass on private property, criminal, ensuring application to government officials by eliminating most special immunities from prosecution: HB 1681
U.S. government property, to include electronic data processing, telecommunication equipment, software, and services, authorizing purchase with calling for bids: * HB 1738, CH 132 (2013)
Vehicles, publicly owned, process for redemption from tow truck operator: SHB 2528
Violations by businesses of state laws or agency rules, allowing at least five days to correct: HB 1163
Vocational rehabilitation, division of, state agency reporting requirements and hiring of referrals from division: SB 6329
Washington health benefit exchange, creation as state agency: HB 2340
Washington health security trust, creation, including standing committees: HB 1085, SB 5224