House Republican bills signed into law
During the 2021 and 2022 legislative sessions, 65 bills prime sponsored by Washington House Republicans were passed by the Legislature and sent to the governor’s desk to be signed. You can learn more about these bills in the links below.
House Republican Bills Passed By the Legislature | 2021-22
Establishing a law enforcement professional development outreach grant program.
Concerning the completion of supervised experience through distance supervision.
Allowing additional renewals for behavioral health professional trainee and associate credentials.
Requiring the disclosure of high-speed internet access availability in the seller’s disclosure statement.
Concerning nonmedicare plans offered through the Washington state health insurance pool.
Notifying students of courses with low-cost instructional materials and open educational resources at the four-year institutions of higher education.
Concerning the emergency waiver of instructional hours and days at private schools.
Authorizing the placement of water rights banked pursuant to RCW 90.92.070 into the trust water rights program.
Allowing the use of nonwood renewable fiber in recycled content paper carryout bags.
Affirming the process for disposing of dredged materials for federal navigation channel maintenance and improvement.
Providing compensation to department of natural resources lessees whose leases are terminated for reasons other than default.
Concerning the authorization of wheeled all-terrain vehicles on state highways.
Providing a business and occupation tax preference for behavioral health administrative services organizations.
Creating a task force to identify the role of the workplace in helping curb domestic violence.
Reducing barriers to professional licensure for individuals with previous criminal convictions.
Expanding eligibility for property tax exemptions for service-connected disabled veterans and senior citizens by modifying income thresholds for eligibility to allow deductions for common health care-related expenses.
Concerning the use of social security numbers by the department of labor and industries and the employment security department.
Extending certain privileges granted to liquor licensees to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Addressing foreclosure protections for homeowners in common interest communities.
Concerning the rights-of-way for the transport of timber, minerals, stone, sand, gravel, or other valuable materials.
Modifying requirements in order to pay for debt service obligations when toll revenues are not sufficient to cover legal obligations.
Concerning protections and services for indigenous persons who are missing, murdered, or survivors of human trafficking.
Increasing the availability of sexual assault nurse examiner education in rural and underserved areas.
Addressing the extent to which Washington residents are at risk of rolling blackouts and power supply inadequacy events.
Restoring the business and occupation and public utility tax exemption for custom farming and hauling farm products.
Replacing an inactive certificate status with an inactive license designation.
Encouraging the opening of safety rest areas to the public.
Concerning disability benefits in the public safety employees’ retirement system.
Modernizing hospital policies related to pathogens of epidemiological concern.
Allowing nurses to dispense opioid overdose reversal medication in the emergency department.
Requiring an employer to reimburse employee fees when a paycheck is dishonored by nonacceptance or nonpayment.
Concerning the definition of established relationship for purposes of audio-only telemedicine.
Reducing barriers to professional licensure for individuals with previous arrests or criminal convictions.
Providing an exception to the process for reopening a workers’ compensation claim when the claimant submits a reopening application in a timely manner.
Concerning scholarship displacement in postsecondary institutions’ gift equity packaging policies.
Concerning license renewals for cosmetologists, hair designers, barbers, manicurists, and estheticians.
Moving state board of education and educational service district elections to the Washington state school directors’ association.
Protecting privacy of addresses related to vehicle registration certificates.