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Historical Data, Stats, and Publications

Historical Data

Bills and Related Documents
The Legislative Information Center can provide electronic or paper copies of the materials listed in this section back to the year identified below.  LIC provides up to 30 pages for free; charges may apply for shipping via US. Postal Service.​​  Please send requests to support@leg.wa.gov or call 360-786-7573. 

To retrieve online information from 1991 to date, use the Bill Information web page. 
To retrieve online information prior to 1991, use the Search (documents) function in the Search and Tracking Tools section of the Bill Information web page.​

Revised Code of Washington (RCW), Washington Administrative Code (WAC), and Session Laws

The Legislative Information Center can provide electronic or paper copies of the materials listed in this section back to the year identified below.  Electronic and current versions of RCWs, WACs, Session Laws and related documents can be found on the Laws and Agency Rules web page.  LIC provides up to 30 pages for free; charges may apply for shipping via US. Postal Service.​  Please send requests to support@leg.wa.gov or call 360-786-7573.  Copies can also be obtained from the Code Reviser's Office at (360) 786-6777 or thru their online order form.   

Laws and Agency RulesBegins with Year      ​
Session Laws​1854
Revised Code of Washington (RCW)​1973
Washington Administrative Code (WAC)​2004


Historical Publications

The Legislative Information Center can provide electronic or paper copies of the materials listed in this section back to the year identified below.  Charges apply for most paper-copy publications.  Order information can be found on the Legislative Publications, Maps, Rosters, & Guides web page.  We are in the process of publishing all historical documents online, as PDFs.  Additional links reflecting these documents will be added as they become available electronically. 

Legislative PublicationsBegins with Year         ​
Legislative Manuals​1889
Floor Journals  (House Daily) | (Senate Daily)​1891 (House)  1941 (Senate)
Telephone Directory & Committee Assignments​1929
​Pictorial Guide to the Legislature1949​
Final Legislative Report (Discontinued in 2017)​1975
Legislative Budget Notes​1979
Roll Call Transcripts​1979
Legislative Digest and History of Bills (Discontinued in 2019)​2006​

 

Statistical Data & Reports

The Legislative Information Center maintains statistical data and reports pertaining to Legislative members, sessions, and bills back to the year identified below.  This information is available by clicking on the link provided. 

Legislative Members, Sessions, Bill, and Initiative Information​​Begins with Year
Members of the Washington State Legislature 
1889​
​# of Women in the Washington State Legislature​​1913
​Facts & Bill Data​Varies​

​Index to Initiative and Referendum History and Statistics
(Secretary of State's website)

1914

 

History of the Washington State Legislature

Information pertaining to Washington State territorial assembly and state, legislative, senate, house, & oral history can be found on the History of the State Legislature web page at: http://leg.wa.gov/history/Pages/default.aspx.

 

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