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               (See also ABORTION; AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE; DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; DISABILITIES, PERSONS WITH; HAZARDOUS MATERIALS; HAZARDOUS WASTE; HEALTH CARE; HEALTH DEPARTMENTS, LOCAL; HEALTH, DEPARTMENT; HEATING; OIL AND GAS; PEST CONTROL AND PESTICIDES; TOBACCO AND TOBACCO PRODUCTS)
Adrenal insufficiency, acute, medical emergencies due to, provisions: HB 1498
Allergen information, posting at public schools: HB 1562, SHB 1562, 2SHB 1562
Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, Washington state plan to address, contributors to, recognizing: * SR 8702 (2016)
Alzheimer's or dementia, silver alert plan for missing persons with mental disabilities: * SHB 1021, CH 2 (2015), SB 5264, SSB 5264
Alzheimer's or dementia, silver alert plan for missing senior citizens with: HB 1021
Asbestos abatement projects, respirator requirements, employer compliance: HB 1181
Autism and developmental delays, screening for, requirements: HB 1365, SB 5317, * SSB 5317, CH 8 (2015)
Autism, individuals with, honoring: * SR 8656 (2015)
Avian influenza, highly pathogenic, outbreak response preemptive plan development: HB 2273
Basketball hoops, retractable, inspection requirements and safety and health standards for: SB 6386, SSB 6386
Beverages, sugar-sweetened, warnings concerning excessive consumption: HB 2798
Binge eating disorder, treatment with schedule II nonnarcotic stimulant, when: HB 2431, SB 6135, SB 6238
Bisphenol A, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Bladder health month, supporting observance of November as: * SR 8706 (2016)
Bleeding disorders, bleeding disorder collaborative for care, establishing: HB 1667, SHB 1667
Blood donation, blood-collecting or distributing establishments, online registry and registration of: HB 2580, * SHB 2580, CH 47 (2016)
Blood donation, by men who have had sex with men, USFDA efforts to change deferral guidance: HJM 4012
Blood samples, for newborn screening for disorders, consent and specimen destruction: HB 2750
Cancer, breast, screening using digital breast tomosynthesis imaging, supporting use through tax incentives: HB 2999
Cancer, cancer research (or CARE) fund, establishing as private account: HB 2679
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority and program, creating: SB 6096, * ESSB 6096, CH 34 (2015)
Cancer, cancer research endowment authority, merging with life sciences discovery fund authority: HB 2679
Cancer, colorectal cancer awareness month, observing: * HR 4615 (2015)
Cancer, Fred Hutch special license plates, creating: HB 2920
Cancer, fund to fight cancer authority, as well as scientific committees, creating: SB 5808, SSB 5808
Cancer, fund to fight cancer, establishing: HB 2194, SHB 2194, SB 6101
Cancer, lung, recognizing its effects on Washington residents: * HR 4624 (2015)
Cardiac arrest, sudden, information for students and others concerning: HB 1750, SB 5083, * ESSB 5083, CH 26 (2015)
Contraception, health plan coverage for: HB 1502, HB 1647, SB 5026, SB 5574, SB 6493
Contraception, long-acting reversible, medicaid health plan coverage payment rate for: SB 5806
Contraception, long-acting reversible, medicaid reimbursement rates, appropriations for increasing: HB 2285, SB 6144
Contraception, oral and patches, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing: SB 6467
Contraception, oral, rings, and patches, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing: SSB 6467
Contraception, pharmacists initiating or modifying drug therapy, sticker or sign to identify, developing: * 2SHB 2681, CH 132 (2016)
Contraception, self-administered hormonal, pharmacists initiating and modifying through agreements, when: SHB 2681
Contraception, self-administered hormonal, pharmacists prescribing and dispensing, when: HB 2681
Contraceptive drugs, medicaid/medical assistance coverage for, 12-month dispensing of: HB 2465, SHB 2465, SB 6369
Death with dignity, informed decision making, revising provisions to ensure: SB 5919
Dementia, purple card alert system for caregivers of persons with, developing: HB 2835
Dementia, purple card alert system for caregivers of persons with, developing, Alzheimer's plan to include: SHB 2835
Depression, screening of children through medical assistance: HB 2439, SHB 2439, SB 6494, SSB 6494, 2SSB 6494
Diabetes, glucagon for hypoglycemic episodes, administration by emergency medical technicians: HB 1878
Diabetes, multi-agency goals and benchmarks and agency plans: HB 1835, * SB 5689, CH 56 (2016)
Donate life month, national, honoring April as: * SR 8718 (2016)
Donors, organ, eye, and tissue, honoring: * SR 8668 (2015), * SR 8718 (2016)
Down syndrome, diagnosis by various providers, resource information requirements: * HB 2403, CH 70 (2016), SB 6613
EPI pens/epinephrine autoinjectors, providers and purchasers: HB 1528, SHB 1528, SB 5291, SB 6421, * SSB 6421, CH 10 (2016)
Family planning, medicaid stand-alone coverage, impact on budget allotments for health care authority: HB 2285
Fireworks, regulation of, scope of local authority for: HB 1702, SHB 1702, HB 2348, SHB 2348, SB 5914
Fireworks, sale of, prohibiting during certain period: HB 2310
Flame retardants, in children's products and upholstered furniture, limiting: HB 1174, SHB 1174, E2SHB 1174, HB 2545, * ESHB 2545, CH 176 (2016), SB 5056, SSB 5056, 2SSB 5056, SB 5684, SB 6131, SSB 6131, SB 6440, SSB 6440
Flamethrowing devices, permits for, issuance, renewal, and director of fire protection duties: HB 2387, SHB 2387
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony: HB 2685, SB 6563
Genital mutilation, female, class B felony, reporting requirements: HB 1423
Genital mutilation, female, plan for education about and prevention and treatment for: HB 2497
Good samaritans, infectious disease testing for, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Health care information, provider or facility disclosure to family members, when: HB 2475
Health care information, provider or facility disclosure to family, friends, or certain other persons, when: SB 6565
Health care records, patient access and copies, fees charged by provider for: HB 2228
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, examining reproductive health care access: HB 1647, SB 5574
Health disparities, governor's interagency coordinating council on, forming permanent cumulative impacts task force: SB 6121
Health districts, banking of funds, requirements: * SB 5458, CH 3 (2016) V
Heart disease, congenital heart defect awareness week, recognizing: * SR 8616 (2015)
Heart disease, congenital heart defect awareness week, supporting: * HR 4621 (2015)
HIV, routine screening, voluntary: SB 5728, * SSB 5728, CH 60 (2016)
Housing, healthy improvements, low-income weatherization plus health initiative: * HB 1720, CH 50 (2015)
Human papillomavirus (HPV) awareness, promoting awareness of: * SR 8635 (2015)
Imitation firearm manufacturing requirement act, requiring nondeceptive coloration for legal possession: HB 1692
Immunization, childhood, information for expecting parents: * SB 5143, CH 141 (2016)
Immunization, Dr. Benjamin Hall, election to National Academy of Sciences: * SR 8676 (2015)
Immunization, for school and child care, philosophical or personal objection exemption, eliminating: HB 2009
Immunization, human papillomavirus (HPV), reporting to legislature concerning: SB 6562
Immunizations, for influenza, foster home lack of proof of, denial of license due to, prohibiting: HB 2108
Impairments, persons with physical or medical, use of HOV lanes by taxicabs wheelchair accessible for: SB 6627
Life alert services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: SB 5346
Light pollution, department of ecology to study: HB 2057
Lyme disease syndrome, posttreatment, effects of long-term antibiotic therapy on, studying: * SSB 5448, CH 89 (2015)
Lyme disease, long-term antibiotic therapy for, health professional prescribing or dispensing: HB 1347, SB 5448
Maternal mortality review panel, establishing: HB 2885, SHB 2885, SB 6534, SSB 6534, * E2SSB 6534, CH 238 (2016)
Multiple system atrophy awareness month, supporting observation of March as: * SR 8714 (2016)
Naloxone, naloxone access grant program and account, establishing: HB 2132
Newborn children, safe surrender at health care facilities, information concerning, compiling: HB 2939, SB 6586
Notices, multilingual, for public health and safety risks, requirements: SSB 6657
Notices, public, about risks and during emergencies, to include notices for non-English-proficient persons: HB 2926, SB 6530
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority and requirements: ESHB 2156
Nuisance abatements, assessments for, city and town authority, requirements: HB 2519, * SHB 2519, CH 100 (2016), SB 5694, ESSB 5694
Opioid overdose medications, to counteract opioid overdoses, increasing access: HB 1671, * ESHB 1671, CH 205 (2015)
Paint, architectural, producers to participate in paint stewardship plan: HB 1571, ESHB 1571, SB 5926, SB 6142
Personal emergency response services, contact information for subscribers, providing to first responders: * ESSB 5346, CH 30 (2015)
Phthalates, in food and food and beverage packaging and containers, restrictions: HB 1984
Safety, making public safety a paramount duty of the state: HJR 4212
Serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition, patient with, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices: HB 2961
Shellfish, biotoxin testing and monitoring shellfishing license surcharge, increasing: * HB 1620, CH 254 (2015), SB 5716
Sleep, students, increasing by starting school one hour later: SB 6429
Sleep, students, later start times and student achievement outcomes, studying: SSB 6429
Slopes, potentially unstable, regulating forest practices to decrease risk from: HB 2828, SB 6280
Solid waste, disease and pest control via waste and facility regulation: SB 6605, * ESSB 6605, CH 119 (2016)
Suicide assessment and treatment for health care providers, training program standards: HB 1424, * ESHB 1424, CH 249 (2015)
Terminally ill patients, access to investigational drugs, biological products, and devices, when: SB 6550, SSB 6550
Testing for infectious diseases, free for good samaritans, when: HB 1353, SHB 1353, SB 5726
Tobacco and vapor products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)
Toy gun manufacturing requirement act, requiring nondeceptive coloration for legal possession: HB 1594
Traumatic brain injury awareness month, national, honoring: * SR 8628 (2015)
Traumatic brain injury, qualifying for medical marijuana: HB 1969
Turf, synthetic turf fields, establishing advisory group, study, restrictions, and requirements: SB 6540
Turf, synthetic turf fields, safety concerns, procedures, and advisory committee: HB 2547
Vapor and tobacco products, measures to prevent youth access to: HB 1458, SHB 1458, 2SHB 1458, HB 1645, SHB 1645, E2SHB 1645, HB 2211, SHB 2211, HB 2313, HB 2588, HB 2910, SB 5477, ESSB 5477, SB 5494, SB 5573, SB 6157, SB 6328, * ESSB 6328, CH 38 (2016)