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               (See also BUILDING CODES AND PERMITS; CITIES AND TOWNS; COMPUTERS; COUNTIES; ENVIRONMENT; GROWTH MANAGEMENT; HOMELESS PERSONS; HOMES AND HOUSING; IMMIGRATION, IMMIGRANTS, AND IMMIGRATION STATUS; LAND USE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT; LAW ENFORCEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL; OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS; PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT AND EMPLOYEES; PUBLIC WORKS; RECORDS; SPECIAL AND SPECIAL PURPOSE DISTRICTS; TAXES - SALES; TAXES - USE)
Automated decision systems, agency development, procurement, and use of: HB 1655, SB 5527
Bags, carryout, local ordinances, prohibition: HB 1205, SHB 1205, 2SHB 1205, SB 5323, * ESSB 5323, CH 138 (2020)
Ballot measures, statewide, local legal relation to, prohibiting declaratory judgment: HB 2887
Bots, using online to mislead, prohibiting, when: HB 2396
Broadband infrastructure, grant and loan program for political subdivisions: HB 1606
Broadband internet services, local government authority to provide: SB 5085
Building communities fund program, grant assistance award amounts: HB 1952
Charitable organizations, solicitations in public roadway, when: HB 2911
Clean energy building improvements, C-PACER program for, county role: HB 2405, SHB 2405, * E2SHB 2405, CH 27 (2020), SB 6222
Clean energy building improvements, C-PACER program for, municipality role: HB 1796, SHB 1796, SB 5730
Code enforcement officials, assault of: HB 1337, SHB 1337
Community empowerment zones, sales and use tax deferral: HB 1807
Community preservation and development authorities, creating: * HB 1918, CH 447 (2019)
Community redevelopment financing, property tax use for, constitutional amendment: HJR 4212
Community redevelopment financing, special property tax use for: HB 2778
Continuity of government, after catastrophic incident: HB 1077, HJR 4200, SB 5012, * SSB 5012, CH 471 (2019), * SJR 8200 (2019)
Contracting, building materials, environmental product declarations for: HB 2744, SHB 2744
Contracts, beneficial interest in, adjusting exemption thresholds, when: * SB 6326, CH 69 (2020)
Coronavirus, declared state of emergency, appropriations for response to: * EHB 2965, CH 7 (2020), SB 6696
Data systems, breach notification, "personal information": * SB 6187, CH 65 (2020)
Driving records, of local government employees: HB 1360, * SHB 1360, CH 99 (2019), SB 5725
Dwelling units, accessory, creating within urban growth areas: HB 1797, SHB 1797, SB 5812, ESSB 5812
Elected officials, solemnizing of marriages by, when: HB 1192, SHB 1192
Electric vehicles, public agencies switching to: HB 1832
Electric vehicles, public agencies switching to, studying: SHB 1832
Energy service contractors, registry for municipalities: SB 5308, SSB 5308, 2SSB 5308
Facial recognition services, agency use of, requirements: SB 6280, * ESSB 6280, CH 257 (2020) PV
Facial recognition technology, agency obtaining or use of, prohibiting: HB 2856, SHB 2856
Facial recognition technology, government use, restrictions: HB 1654, SHB 1654, SB 5528
Facial recognition technology, law enforcement agency procurement or use: HB 2761
Firearms regulation, local government authority: HB 1374
Firearms regulation, state preemption of, repealing: HB 1374
Governing bodies, election when jurisdiction modifies districting plan: SB 5266, * SSB 5266, CH 454 (2019)
Homeless persons, job training/housing, grant program for municipalities: SB 6385, SSB 6385
Homeless persons, religious organizations hosting, local actions/regulations: HB 1754, * ESHB 1754, CH 223 (2020), SB 5644
Homes, unrelated occupants occupying, city/county limit of, prohibiting: SB 6302, SSB 6302
Housing, emergency/supportive, agencies providing, local utility connection charge waiver: HB 2629, SB 6414
Income tax, levy by city, county, or city-county, prohibiting: HB 2479, SB 6462
Income tax, local or state, prohibiting imposition of: SB 6702
Infrastructure, funding of, Washington investment trust, creating for: SB 5949, SB 5995
Infrastructure, local investment program, sales/use tax remittance: HB 1938, SHB 1938, 2SHB 1938, 3SHB 1938
Infrastructure, projects, housing development, certain tax revenues for: HB 1680, SHB 1680, SB 5788, SB 5952
Infrastructure, projects, including natural/green infrastructure measures: HB 1680, SHB 1680, HB 1691, SHB 1691, SB 5788, SB 5952
Infrastructure, projects, loan agreements with housing finance commission: HB 1441, SB 5304
Investment portfolios, separately managed, for governmental entities: HB 1284, * SHB 1284, CH 163 (2019), SB 5306
Military benefit zones, creating to finance public improvements: HB 1386, SHB 1386, SB 5571, SSB 5571
Military installations, incompatible development near, projects to address: HB 1628, SHB 1628
Military installations, infrastructure to support, new account for grants for: SB 5748, * SSB 5748, CH 404 (2019)
Parks benefit districts, formation by city, county, or certain districts: HB 1371, SHB 1371, SB 5680, SSB 5680
Personal information, social security number last 4 digits as breached data: * SB 6187, CH 65 (2020)
Personal property, sales/use between political subdivisions, tax exemptions: * SB 5337, CH 188 (2019)
Private property rights, international law or accords infringing, prohibitions: HB 1617
Property, seizure by agencies and forfeiture: HB 1269, SHB 1269
Public improvements, building business ecosystems area financing for: SB 5564, SSB 5564
Residential evictions, ordinances prohibiting, prohibition if landlord uncompensated: SSB 6651
Residential evictions, ordinances prohibiting, prohibition of: SB 6651
Revenue, supreme court decisions altering, fiscal notes for, provision of: SB 6353
Safety, local public, building construction for, tax exemptions: SB 5348
Sanctuary policies for immigrants, prohibiting: HB 2226, SB 6030
Self-insurance risk programs, local government joint, participation in: * HB 1431, CH 26 (2019), SB 5584
Tax revenue capacity, local governments', studying: HB 1008, SHB 1008
Tax revenues/resources, existing, supplanting of and flexibility with: HB 1718
Tolls, vehicle toll imposition by local governments, prohibiting: SB 5104, SSB 5104
Vehicle maintenance/repair, agreements for fire protection districts to provide: HB 1669, SB 5670
Vehicle/equipment maintenance, agreements for fire protection districts to provide: * SSB 5670, CH 402 (2019)
Voting, ranked choice, local government option to use: HB 1722, SB 5708, SB 6569
Wages, payment of, governmental employers requiring working without: SB 5707
Women in public office, supporting success of: * HR 4624 (2019)