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               (See also ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE; CIVIL PROCEDURE; COUNTIES; CRIMINAL OFFENDERS; CRIMINAL PROCEDURE; ETHICS IN GOVERNMENT; IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANTS, AND IMMIGRATION STATUS; JUDGES; JUDICIAL CONDUCT, COMMISSION ON; LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT; PUBLIC DEFENSE, OFFICE; TRAFFIC OFFENSES)
Baby court, initiating: SB 5494, SSB 5494, 2SSB 5494, 3SSB 5494
Ballot measures, state, title/summary challenge adjudication by court, limiting: HB 2297
Ballot measures, statewide, local legal relation to, prohibiting declaratory judgment: HB 2887
Bar association, establishment and member-regulating statutes, repealing: HB 1858
Bar associations, mandatory, prohibiting, and shifting functions to supreme court: HB 1788, HJR 4207
Bar associations, repealing state bar act and shifting regulatory authority to supreme court: ESHB 1788
Commissioners, district and municipal courts, authority of: HB 1047, * SB 5622, CH 52 (2019)
Conflict resolution centers, Resolution Washington, honoring: * SR 8665 (2020)
Courthouses/facilities, civil arrests at, prohibitions/exceptions/requirements: HB 2567, * SHB 2567, CH 37 (2020), SB 6522
Courthouses/facilities, law enforcement actions at, security personnel role: HB 2567, * SHB 2567, CH 37 (2020), SB 6522
Courts of record, judicial assistants/other legal professionals, hiring of: HB 1977
Declaratory judgment, local legal relation to statewide ballot measure, prohibiting: HB 2887
Dogs, courthouse facility dogs for use by certain witnesses: * SB 5551, CH 398 (2019)
Indigency, defendant proof of, receipt of public assistance as, provisions: SB 6215, SSB 6215
Indigent defendants, public defense services, funding: SHB 1048, * 2SHB 1048, CH 251 (2019), HB 1086, SB 5098
Judiciary, state of the, joint legislative session for message: * SCR 8401 (2019)
Juries, informant testimony, jury instruction concerning: HB 1970, SB 5714, * SSB 5714, CH 359 (2019)
Jurors, qualifications, "civil rights restored": * SB 5162, CH 41 (2019)
Jury service, exempting breastfeeding mothers from, when: HB 2961
Limited jurisdiction courts, commissioners, authority of: HB 1047, * SB 5622, CH 52 (2019)
Limited jurisdiction courts, commissioners, solemnizing of marriages: HB 1047, * SB 5622, CH 52 (2019)
Limited jurisdiction courts, grants for therapeutic courts: HB 2863
Limited jurisdiction courts, judicial officers, notices of disqualification of: HB 1305
Pekelis, Rosselle, former judge and state supreme court justice, honoring: * SR 8705 (2020)
Public records act, courts and judicial branch offices, applying act to: HB 2703, SB 6438
Records, access to, changes relevant to uniform parentage act: SB 5333, * SSB 5333, CH 46 (2019)
Reporters, court, licensing, out-of-state applicants, equivalent in-state license: SB 6465
Small claims courts, judgment enforcement by prevailing party: HB 2295, * SHB 2295, CH 25 (2020)
Small claims courts, judgment recovery process: HB 1048, SHB 1048, * 2SHB 1048, CH 251 (2019)
Small claims courts, jurisdiction, monetary limit for claims: SB 5621, * SSB 5621, CH 86 (2019)
State agency rules and procedures, role of courts/judiciary: HB 2628, SB 6044
Superior courts, covered voting practices declaratory judgment by, when: SB 6688
Superior courts, hiring of legal professionals by each judge: HB 1977
Superior courts, judges, increasing number in certain counties: * ESB 5450, CH 53 (2020), SSB 5450, SB 6178
Supreme court, fiscal notes for revenue-altering decisions, provision of: SB 6353
Supreme court, gender and justice commission, domestic violence work groups: HB 1517, SHB 1517, * E2SHB 1517, CH 263 (2019), SB 5681
Supreme court, justices, election by electors of supreme court judicial districts, constitutional amendment: SJR 8215
Supreme court, justices, number, election, and terms of: HB 1081, HJR 4201
Supreme court, shifting practice of law and justice oversight to: HB 1788, HJR 4207
Supreme court, shifting practice of law regulatory authority to: ESHB 1788
Tax court, authorizing: SJR 8205
Tax court, state, establishing: SB 5632
Therapeutic courts, allowing medication-assisted treatment: HB 1331, SHB 1331, 2SHB 1331, SB 5380, * SSB 5380, CH 314 (2019)
Therapeutic courts, grants from criminal justice treatment account for: HB 2863
Youth courts, jurisdiction over civil infractions by juveniles: SB 5640, * SSB 5640, CH 191 (2020)
Youth courts, referrals of traffic, transit, and civil infractions, when: * SSB 5640, CH 191 (2020)