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Title Issues Type Bill No. Created Keywords
2021 Session Review: Broadband Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1080 , HB 1336 , HB 1457 , HB 1460 , SB 5092 , and SB 5383 May 21, 2021 Broadband, Cities, Counties, Digital, Equity, Growth management act (GMA), Ports, Public utility districts, PUDs, Rural economic development, School technology, Tribal affairs, and Wi-fi
2021 Session Review: Employer Issues Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1073 , HB 1076 , HB 1097 , SB 5097 , SB 5115 , SB 5190 , SB 5254 , and SB 5355 June 01, 2021 COVID-19/corona, Liens, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Personal protective equipment (PPE), Public health, Qui tam, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Wage and hour laws, Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), and Workers' compensation (industrial insurance)
2021 Session Review: Equity Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Environment & Natural Resources , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1220 , HB 1335 , HB 1443 , SB 5044 , SB 5052 , SB 5141 , SB 5194 , SB 5227 , SB 5228 , SB 5229 , SB 5237 , SB 5313 , SB 5378 , and SB 5405 June 17, 2021 Broadband, Cannabis, Capital budget, Capital grants, Clean energy, Community and technical colleges, Cultural competence, Digital, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Environmental justice, Fair start, Farming, Financial literacy, Gender affirming, Growth management act (GMA), Health equity zones, Housing, Office of Equity, Operating budget, Pre-apprenticeship Support Services (PASS), Property deeds, Public schools, Racial equity analyses, Real estate broker, Recreation and Conservation Office, State parks, Transportation budget, and Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC)
2021 Session Review: Home Ownership Housing , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1084 , HB 1099 , HB 1220 , HB 1233 , HB 1277 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , SB 5141 , SB 5235 , and SB 5287 May 21, 2021 Accessory dwelling, Building codes, Climate change, Environmental justice, Eviction, Growth management act (GMA), Home ownership, Homelessness, Housing, Limited Areas of More Intensive Rural Development (LAMRIDs), Military/veteran affairs, Property taxes, Rental assistance, and Seniors
2021 Session Review: Unemployment Insurance Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1486 , HB 1493 , SB 5061 , SB 5190 , SB 5193 , SB 5425 , and SB 5478 May 03, 2021 COVID-19/corona, Employment Security Department (ESD), Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, and Unemployment tax
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Broadband Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1080 , HB 1336 , HB 1457 , HB 1460 , HB 1673 , HB 1723 , SB 5092 , SB 5383 , SB 5651 , SB 5693 , and SB 5715 April 04, 2022 Broadband, Cities, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Counties, Digital, Equity, Excise taxes, Growth management act (GMA), Online learning, Ports, Public utility districts, Public Works Board, PUDs, Rural economic development, Telecommunications, and Wi-fi
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Employers Jobs, Business & Economy Session review HB 1073 , HB 1076 , HB 1097 , HB 1763 , HB 1795 , HB 1837 , SB 5097 , SB 5115 , SB 5190 , SB 5254 , SB 5355 , SB 5649 , SB 5761 , and SB 5801 April 04, 2022 COVID-19/corona, Employers, Ergonomics, Health care workers, Independent medical exams (IMEs), Nondisclosure agreements, Occupational disease, Paid Family and Medical Leave, Personal protective equipment (PPE), Public health emergency, Qui tam, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Wage and hour laws, Wage liens, Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA), and Workers' compensation (industrial insurance)
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Taxes Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1015 , HB 1069 , HB 1095 , HB 1201 , HB 1297 , HB 1332 , HB 1365 , HB 1386 , HB 1406 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1460 , HB 1465 , HB 1477 , HB 1496 , HB 1641 , HB 1657 , HB 1677 , HB 1830 , HB 1846 , HB 1914 , HB 1988 , HB 2018 , SB 5000 , SB 5096 , SB 5287 , SB 5371 , SB 5505 , SB 5528 , SB 5714 , SB 5910 , SB 5974 , and SB 5980 April 04, 2022 988 crisis line, Affordable housing, Alternative fuels, B&O taxes, Beverage tax, Business and occupation tax, Capital gains tax, Clean energy, Commercial trucking, Data Centers, Electric vehicles, Estate tax, Farming, Health insurance, Internet tax, Military/veteran affairs, Move Ahead Washington, Operating budget, Property taxes, Renewable energy, Seniors, Solar, Sound Transit, Telephone/wireless tax, Utilities, Wealth tax, and Working Families Tax Credit
2021-2023 Biennium Review: Unemployment Insurance Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Session review HB 1486 , HB 1493 , SB 5061 , SB 5190 , SB 5193 , SB 5478 , and SB 5873 April 04, 2022 Budget Stabilization Account (BSA), Operating budget, Public health, Taxes, Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund, and Unemployment tax
2023 End-of-Session Review Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1007 , HB 1011 , HB 1013 , HB 1025 , HB 1087 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1143 , HB 1169 , HB 1173 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1200 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1274 , HB 1282 , HB 1293 , HB 1328 , HB 1337 , HB 1355 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1388 , HB 1389 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1436 , HB 1483 , HB 1493 , HB 1513 , HB 1535 , HB 1564 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1638 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1724 , HB 1730 , HB 1766 , SB 5048 , SB 5082 , SB 5187 , SB 5200 , SB 5217 , SB 5229 , SB 5268 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , and SB 5599 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Accessory dwelling, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Apprenticeships, Assault weapons, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Child malnutrition, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Defund, Department of Children, Department of Commerce, Derelict vessels, Drug addiction, Drug paraphernalia, Drunk/impaired driving, Electric vehicles, Emergency powers, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Gas tax, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health professions licensing, High school, Higher education construction, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Hope cards, Housing, In-person learning, Incarcerated individual release, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Legal financial obligations, Light mitigation, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Mental health, Middle housing, Military service credit, Minority-owned business, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Natural gas, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Opioid, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Protection orders, Real estate excise tax (REET), Rent increase, Reproductive services, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School choice, School district boards, School funding, Sentencing enhancements, Sexual assault kits, Small business assistance, Solar, Special education, State v. Blake, Substance use disorder (SUD), Tolls, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Washington State Patrol, Water quality, Women-owned business, Work at 21+ establishment, Working Families Tax Credit, and Youth and Families (DCYF)
2023 Legislative Session Messaging Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1000 , HB 1011 , HB 1024 , HB 1025 , HB 1047 , HB 1048 , HB 1110 , HB 1125 , HB 1131 , HB 1140 , HB 1143 , HB 1147 , HB 1155 , HB 1169 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1244 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1328 , HB 1333 , HB 1337 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1389 , HB 1394 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1415 , HB 1445 , HB 1472 , HB 1474 , HB 1483 , HB 1508 , HB 1513 , HB 1533 , HB 1550 , HB 1554 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1633 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1832 , SB 5077 , SB 5082 , SB 5144 , SB 5179 , SB 5187 , SB 5197 , SB 5198 , SB 5217 , SB 5242 , SB 5280 , SB 5334 , SB 5352 , SB 5536 , SB 5583 , SB 5599 , SB 5632 , SB 5634 , SB 5768 , and SB 5770 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Abortion, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Agriculture, Airports, Assault weapons, Assisted disposal, Auto theft, Aviation fuel, Battery disposal, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Catholic confession, Clergy-penitent privilege, Climate change, Consumer health data, Correctional industries, Cosmetic products/Cosmetics, Crime prevention, Derelict vessels, Digital currency, Domestic violence, Domestic violent extremism, Driver education/driver training, Driver's license and identification/identicard fees, Drug addiction, Emergency powers, Encampments, Environmental health, Ergonomics, Eviction, Excise taxes, Ferries, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gambling, Gender affirming, Government accountability, Greenhouse gas emissions, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Health Care Cost Transparency Board, Health care workers, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing discrimination, Incarcerated individual release, Labor law, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Lead, Learning loss, Legal financial obligations, Local education levies, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Manufactured/mobile homes, Mental health, Middle housing, Mifepristone (RU 486), Minimum wage, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Nurses, Oil-spill prevention, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Plastic and paper packaging, Police, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Power Washington, Private right of action, Property taxes, Public disclosure, Public records, Public schools, Rainy day fund, Real estate excise tax (REET), Religion, Relinquishment (water rights), Rent increase, Rental, Reproductive services, School choice, School district boards, School safety, Sentencing enhancements, Sex offenders, Sexual assault, Solar, Solid waste and recycling, Special education, Stalking, State v. Blake, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Toxics, Traffic tickets/infractions, Transition to Kindergarten (TTK), Transitional Kindergarten (TK), Transportation budget, Urban growth, Vehicle miles traveled/road usage charge (RUC), Vehicular pursuits, Veteran, Voting Rights Act, Water issues, Wildlife issues, and Working Families Tax Credit
2023 Top Ten Good/Bad/Bipartisan Bills Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1000 , HB 1007 , HB 1011 , HB 1013 , HB 1025 , HB 1074 , HB 1131 , HB 1143 , HB 1169 , HB 1173 , HB 1181 , HB 1189 , HB 1210 , HB 1240 , HB 1245 , HB 1268 , HB 1274 , HB 1282 , HB 1293 , HB 1301 , HB 1324 , HB 1328 , HB 1355 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1389 , HB 1401 , HB 1402 , HB 1436 , HB 1474 , HB 1513 , HB 1564 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1628 , HB 1638 , HB 1670 , HB 1682 , HB 1704 , HB 1724 , HB 1730 , HB 1766 , HB 1777 , SB 5048 , SB 5082 , SB 5217 , SB 5229 , SB 5268 , SB 5499 , and SB 5599 April 24, 2023 2023 interim, Advisory votes, Affordable housing, Apprenticeships, Assault weapons, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Child malnutrition, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), Department of Commerce, Drunk/impaired driving, Education savings account, Encampments, Ergonomics, Firearms, Gender affirming, Guns and Second Amendment, High school, Hope cards, Housing, Incarcerated individual release, Law enforcement, Learning loss, Legal financial obligations, Light mitigation, Long-term care services, Lot splitting, Military service credit, Minority-owned business, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Parental rights, Peace Officers, Private right of action, Property taxes, Protection orders, Real estate excise tax (REET), Rent increase, Reproductive services, Sales and use taxes, School district boards, Sentencing enhancements, Sexual assault kits, Small business assistance, Special education, Traffic tickets/infractions, Trooper Recruitment Program, Urban growth, Veteran, Washington State Patrol, Women-owned business, Work at 21+ establishment, and Working Families Tax Credit
2024 End-of-Session Review Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1087 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1535 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2387 , HB 2439 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 5950 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 April 09, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Auto theft, Behavioral health, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Dams, Deadly force, Derelict vessels, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drought, Drug addiction, Drug crimes, Early learning, Education savings account, Elections, Electric vehicles, Electricity, Emergency powers, Encampments, Excise taxes, Felon voting, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Fish passage barriers, Flooding, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Guns and Second Amendment, Health care mergers, Higher education financing, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Housing, Hydroelectric, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Income tax, Indigent, Initiative 2081 (I-2081), Initiative 2109 (I-2109), Initiative 2111 (I-2111), Initiative 2113 (I-2113) – Restoring Vehicular Pursuit, Initiative 2117 (I-2117), Initiative 2124 (I-2124), Initiative to the Legislature (ITL), Interstate compact, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Learning loss, Literacy, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Mental health, Military spouse, Military/veteran affairs, National guard, Natural gas, Oil trains, Operating budget, Parental rights, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Property crime, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent stabilization, Retail theft, Rural economic development, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School construction, School curriculum, School instructional materials, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, State of emergency, Striking workers, Substance abuse, Substance use disorder (SUD), Teachers, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Vehicular pursuits, Water resources, and Wildfire
2024 Good/Bad/Bipartisan Bills Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1162 , HB 1245 , HB 1282 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1520 , HB 1579 , HB 1589 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1635 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 1862 , HB 1892 , HB 1893 , HB 1899 , HB 1903 , HB 1932 , HB 1943 , HB 1961 , HB 1982 , HB 1987 , HB 1989 , HB 2001 , HB 2003 , HB 2030 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2051 , HB 2114 , HB 2118 , HB 2134 , HB 2142 , HB 2153 , HB 2177 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2300 , HB 2313 , HB 2324 , HB 2331 , HB 2357 , HB 2375 , HB 2384 , HB 2387 , HB 2482 , SB 5180 , SB 5241 , SB 5424 , SB 5462 , SB 5770 , SB 5803 , SB 5949 , SB 6058 , and SB 6301 March 07, 2024 2024 Interim, Accessory dwelling, Affordable housing, Animal cruelty, Attorney general, Broadband, Building codes, Building permits, Business and occupation tax, Capital budget, Carbon Auction Rebate (CAR) Act, Carbon market linkage, Catalytic converters, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Construction trades, Criminal Justice Training Commission, Deadly force, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Downpayment, Drug crimes, Education savings account, Elections, Encampments, Fentanyl, Firearms, First responders, Gas-powered, Graffiti, Health care mergers, Incarcerated individual voting and jury duty, Interstate compact, Landlord, Law enforcement, Library, Long-Term Services and Supports Trust Program (LTSS Program), Lot splitting, Military spouse, National guard, Natural gas, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Property taxes, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), Reduced sentences, Rent control, Rent increase, Retail theft, Rural economic development, School construction, Semiconductor, Sex offenders, Teaching, Traffic cameras, Transportation budget, Trooper Recruitment Program, Tutors and paraeducators, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Veteran, and Wildfire
2024 HRC Agenda: Catalog of Crises Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Messaging February 08, 2024 Auto theft, Child care, Colleges and universities, Cost of living, Crimes and penalties, Drug crimes, Enrollment, Fentanyl, Ferries, Fix Washington, Gas prices, Homelessness, Homicide, Housing, Law enforcement, Litter, Opioid, Police, Pollution, Property crime, Retail theft, Road maintenance, Sales and use taxes, Salmon issues/funding, School students, and Water quality
2024 HRC Agenda: Fix Washington Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation Messaging HB 1011 , HB 1044 , HB 1162 , HB 1363 , HB 1373 , HB 1380 , HB 1401 , HB 1456 , HB 1615 , HB 1633 , HB 1704 , HB 1716 , HB 2033 , HB 2040 , HB 2142 , HB 2179 , HB 2202 , HB 2324 , and HB 2387 January 19, 2024 Affordable housing, Building permits, Carbon Auction Rebate (CAR) Act, Child care, Climate Commitment Act, Drug crimes, Education savings account, Encampments, Fentanyl, Fix Washington, Gas prices, Homelessness, Homes for Heroes, Income tax, Law enforcement, Literacy, Long-term care funding, Narcotics, Payroll tax, Police, Rent increase, Retail theft, Sales and use taxes, School construction, Tutors and paraeducators, and Vehicular pursuits
End-of-Session Messaging (2021 Session) Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1001 , HB 1010 , HB 1020 , HB 1029 , HB 1054 , HB 1076 , HB 1078 , HB 1080 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1095 , HB 1099 , HB 1103 , HB 1114 , HB 1130 , HB 1137 , HB 1168 , HB 1170 , HB 1228 , HB 1236 , HB 1267 , HB 1277 , HB 1279 , HB 1297 , HB 1310 , HB 1332 , HB 1334 , HB 1381 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1457 , HB 1557 , SB 5038 , SB 5051 , SB 5092 , SB 5096 , SB 5126 , SB 5165 , SB 5191 , SB 5193 , SB 5476 , and SB 5478 April 26, 2021 Affordable housing, B&O taxes, Behavioral health, Broadband, Cap and tax, Cap and trade, Capital budget, Capital gains tax, Car tab fees, Climate change, Community and technical colleges, Derelict vessels, Drug and alcohol treatment, Emergency powers, Eviction, Felon voting, Firearms, Fish passage barriers, Foreclosures, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forest practices, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Homelessness, K-12 education, Landlord/tenant law, Law enforcement, Low carbon fuel standard, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Mental health, Natural gas, Open carry, Operating budget, Peace Officers, Police reform, Possession/controlled substance, Property taxes, Public works assistance account, Qui tam, Sales and use taxes, Seniors, State v. Blake, Transportation budget, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Urban heat islands, Veteran, and Working Families Tax Credit
HB 1076 – Qui Tam Actions Jobs, Business & Economy , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts Bill brief HB 1076 April 25, 2021 Department of Labor & Industries, Employment discrimination, Employment law, False claims, Human Rights Commission, Labor law, LNI, Local government, Medicaid fraud, Minimum wage, Qui tam, Wage and hour laws, and Whistleblower
HB 1131 – Solid Waste Management Environment & Natural Resources , Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief HB 1131 February 13, 2023 Bottle deposit return, Department of Ecology, Environmental health, Greenhouse gas emissions, Plastic and paper packaging, Producer Responsibility Organization (PRO), Solid waste and recycling, and Waste management
HB 1170 – Washington BEST Manufacturing Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief HB 1170 April 25, 2021 Department of Commerce, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Research and development (R&D), and Workforce development
HB 1334 – REAL Recovery for Washington Act Jobs, Business & Economy , State Budgets , Taxes & Fees Bill brief HB 1334 December 01, 2021 B&O taxes, Child care, COVID-19/corona, Immunizations and vaccines, In-person learning, K-12 education, Remote learning, Rental assistance, Sales and use taxes, Small business assistance, and Unemployment compensation and insurance
HB 1336 – Public Telecommunications Service Energy, Utilities & Technology , Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief HB 1336 February 01, 2021 Broadband, Cities, Community Economic Revitalization Board (CERB), Counties, Ports, Public utility districts, Public works contracting, PUDs, and Telecommunications
HRC Priorities and Agenda (2021) Agriculture & Water , Children & Families , Education K-12 , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Higher Education , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , Redistricting , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Messaging HB 1054 and HB 1091 March 04, 2021
Occupational Licensing Reform Jobs, Business & Economy Issue brief December 01, 2020 Competency based licensing, Criminal conviction, Department of Health, Department of Licensing, Interstate compact, Military spouse, and Occupational/professional licensing
OIC Ban on Credit History Jobs, Business & Economy , State Government & Elections Issue brief February 03, 2022 Credit history, Emergency rule, Insurance rates and premiums, and Office of the Insurance Commissioner (OIC)
SB 5217 – Ergonomic Rules Jobs, Business & Economy Bill brief SB 5217 April 06, 2023 Department of Labor & Industries, Ergonomics, Ergonomists, LNI, Musculoskeletal injuries and disorders, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Repetitive motion injury (RMI), and Workers' compensation (industrial insurance)
Top 10 – 2021 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Tribes , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1001 , HB 1054 , HB 1076 , HB 1078 , HB 1084 , HB 1091 , HB 1095 , HB 1099 , HB 1103 , HB 1114 , HB 1117 , HB 1137 , HB 1168 , HB 1170 , HB 1193 , HB 1236 , HB 1251 , HB 1279 , HB 1310 , HB 1313 , HB 1332 , HB 1335 , HB 1410 , HB 1438 , HB 1455 , HB 1457 , HB 1480 , SB 5010 , SB 5036 , SB 5038 , SB 5051 , SB 5061 , SB 5096 , SB 5126 , SB 5141 , SB 5188 , SB 5191 , SB 5193 , SB 5220 , and SB 5478 April 26, 2021 Cap and tax, Capital gains tax, Carbon issues/carbon pricing/carbon tax, Climate Commitment Act, Credit history, Discrimination, Environmental justice, Eviction, Felon voting, Firearms, Foreclosures, Forest fires and wildfire prevention/suppression, Forestry issues, Guns and Second Amendment, Jails, Law enforcement, Manufacturing jobs and firms/business, Open carry, Physical disabilities, Police reform, Prisons, Property taxes, Qui tam, Road maintenance, Salmon issues/funding, Seniors, Social security numbers (SSNs), Tribal affairs, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment tax, Urban heat islands, Use of force, and Veteran
Top 10 – 2022 – Good Bills – Bad Bills Children & Families , Energy, Utilities & Technology , Environment & Natural Resources , Health Care , Housing , Human Services , Jobs, Business & Economy , Land Use & Property Rights , Local Government , Public Safety, Law Enforcement & Courts , State Budgets , State Government & Elections , Taxes & Fees , Transportation , Veterans & Military Session review HB 1015 , HB 1099 , HB 1117 , HB 1169 , HB 1181 , HB 1280 , HB 1286 , HB 1359 , HB 1486 , HB 1594 , HB 1623 , HB 1630 , HB 1633 , HB 1641 , HB 1643 , HB 1655 , HB 1656 , HB 1681 , HB 1691 , HB 1692 , HB 1705 , HB 1719 , HB 1727 , HB 1735 , HB 1753 , HB 1756 , HB 1767 , HB 1770 , HB 1772 , HB 1785 , HB 1787 , HB 1788 , HB 1800 , HB 1837 , HB 1838 , HB 1850 , HB 1868 , HB 1874 , HB 1876 , HB 1898 , HB 1904 , HB 1951 , HB 1982 , HB 1984 , HB 2015 , HB 2019 , HB 2037 , HB 2056 , SB 5042 , SB 5078 , SB 5155 , SB 5528 , SB 5532 , SB 5597 , SB 5651 , SB 5722 , SB 5801 , SB 5974 , and SB 5975 March 11, 2022 Arrest/criminal record, B&O taxes, Ballot, Behavioral health, Capital budget, Clean energy, Climate Commitment Act, Criminal conviction, Data privacy, Drive-by shootings, Elections, Emergency powers, Energy codes, Ergonomics, Farming, Firearms, Ghost guns, Growth management act (GMA), Guns and Second Amendment, Hospitals, Industrial insurance, Law enforcement, Liquor licenses, Long-term care services, Mental health, Military equipment, Misdemeanor, Move Ahead Washington, Natural gas, Net zero, Oil-spill prevention, Payroll tax, Peace Officers, Police, Power sources/generators, Prejudgment interest, Prescription drugs, Property taxes, Psychologists, Real estate taxes, Rent increase, Retail, Riparian, Safety rest areas, Salmon issues/funding, School choice, Sentencing, Sound Transit, Suicide prevention, Teaching, Theft, Transportation budget, Underserved communities, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Use of force, Vehicle titles/registration, Vehicular pursuits, Voting Rights Act, and Working Families Tax Credit
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Taxes Jobs, Business & Economy Issue brief HB 2965 December 01, 2020 COVID-19/corona, Layoffs, Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), Pandemic Unemployment Aid (PUA), UI Trust Fund, Unemployment compensation and insurance, Unemployment Insurance Advisory Committee, and Unemployment tax
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