Health is impacted by a wide-ranging array of laws and policies. Search by public health topic or alphabetically to find legal maps and begin exploring the law.


Policy Surveillance Portal Topics

Policy Surveillance Portal Topics

Abortion Advertising Restrictions

Abortion Bans

Abortion Law Project

Abortion Laws

Abortion Provider Qualifications

Abortion Reporting Requirements

Abortion Requirements for Minors

Abortion Waiting Period Requirements

Air Quality Laws Pertaining to Oil and Gas Development

Biosimilar Substitution Laws

Cell Phone Use while Driving Laws

Child Car Safety Seat Laws

City Nuisance Property Ordinances

Communicable Disease Intervention Protocol

Cottage Foods

Death with Dignity Legislation

Dental Hygiene Practice Laws

Disclosure of Environmental Conditions

Electronic Cigarette Laws

Emergency Suspension Powers

Good Samaritan Overdose Prevention Laws

HIV Criminalization by State

Health Insurance Coverage Laws for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Training

Health in All Policies and Health Impact Assessments

Insurance Billing Practices for Sensitive Health Services: Provider Immunity

Insurance Billing for Sensitive Health Services: Limits on 3rd Party Billing

Involuntary Outpatient Commitment Laws

King County, Washington Healthy Comprehensive Planning Policies For Active Transportation

King County, Washington Healthy Housing Policies

King County, Washington School District Tobacco Policies

King County, Washington Tobacco-Free Colleges/Universities Policies

King County, Washington Tobacco-Free Parks Policies

Laws Authorizing Involuntary Commitment for Substance Use

Laws That Support Breastfeeding Among Hospital Maternity Patients

Local Legal Marijuana Laws in Washington State

Local Medical Marijuana Laws in Washington State

Local Recreational Marijuana Laws in Washington State

Long-Term Involuntary Commitment Laws

Medical Marijuana Caregiver Rules

Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Medical Marijuana Laws for Patients

Medical Marijuana Product Safety Laws

Medication Abortion Requirements

Minimum Wage Laws

Mold Remediation & Certification Laws

Morphine Equivalent Daily Dose (MEDD) Policies

Naloxone Overdose Prevention Laws

Natural Gas Use and the Clean Power Plan

Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice

Office-Based Surgery Laws

Oil & Gas - Water Quality, Permitting, Design, & Construction

Oil & Gas - Water Quality, Production & Operation

Oil & Gas - Water Quality, Reclamation

Oil & Gas - Water Quality, Well Completion

Oil & Gas - Water Quality, Well Drilling

Oil & Gas - Water Quantity

Patient Centered Medical Home Laws

Pharmacist Scope of Practice

Pharmacist Vaccination Laws

Physician Scope of Practice Delegation Laws

Prior Authorization Policies for Pediatric ADHD Medication Prescriptions

Protecting Access to Abortion Clinics

Public Health Departments and State Patient Confidentiality Laws

Recreational Marijuana Laws

Refusal to Perform Abortions

Registered Nurse Scope of Practice

Regulation of Oil & Gas Wastes Containing TENORM

Restrictions on Insurance Coverage of Abortion

Restrictions on Public Funding of Abortion

Right to Try Laws

Short-Term Emergency Commitment Laws

State Fair Housing Protections

State Foodborne Illness Reporting Laws

State Landlord-Tenant Laws

State Laws and Other Regulatory Policies Related to Pain Care

State Laws on Soil Vapor Intrusion

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Agriculture

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Construction

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - General Industry

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Maritime

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Mining

State Occupational Safety and Health Standards - Oil and Gas

State Rabies Vaccination Laws for Domestic Dogs, Cats, and Ferrets in the United States

State Radon Laws

State Workplace Wellness Program Laws - Private Employers

State Workplace Wellness Program Laws - Public Employers

Statutory and Constitutional Right to Abortion

Syringe Distribution Laws

Syringe Possession Laws

TRAP Laws - Abortion Facility Licensing Requirements

TRAP Laws - Ambulatory Surgical Center Requirements

TRAP Laws - Hospitalization Requirements

Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers

Telehealth and Primary Care Provider Laws

Washington State Inattentive Driving Ordinances

Youth Sports Traumatic Brain Injury Laws