CERTIFICATION OF ENROLLMENT
HOUSE BILL 2057
1991 Regular Session
Passed by the House March 19, 1991
Yeas 84 Nays 14
Speaker of the
House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 17, 1991
Yeas 38 Nays 9
President of the Senate
Governor of the State of Washington
I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 2057 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Secretary of State
State of Washington
HOUSE BILL 2057
Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session
State of Washington 52nd Legislature 1991 Regular Session
By Representatives Day, H. Sommers, Dellwo, D. Sommers, Orr, Mielke, Nealey, Wang, Prince, Moyer, Scott, Hine and Wineberry.
Read first time February 20, 1991. Referred to Committee on Trade & Economic Development\Revenue.
AN ACT Relating to public facilities districts; amending RCW 82.14.050 and 82.14.060; and adding a new section to chapter 82.14 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1. A new section is added to chapter 82.14 RCW to read as follows:
The governing board of a public facilities district under chapter 36.100 RCW may submit an authorizing proposition to the voters of the district, and if the proposition is approved by a majority of persons voting, fix and impose a sales and use tax in accordance with the terms of this chapter.
The tax authorized in this section shall be in addition to any other taxes authorized by law and shall be collected from those persons who are taxable by the state under chapters 82.08 and 82.12 RCW upon the occurrence of any taxable event within the public facilities district. The rate of tax shall equal one-tenth of one percent of the selling price in the case of a sales tax, or value of the article used, in the case of a use tax.
Moneys received from any tax imposed under this section shall be used for the purpose of providing funds for the costs associated with the financing, design, acquisition, construction, equipping, operating, maintaining, and reequipping of sports or entertainment facilities and contiguous parking.
Sec. 2. RCW 82.14.050 and 1990 2nd ex.s. c 1 s 201 are each amended to read as follows:
counties, cities, and transportation authorities under RCW 82.14.045 and
public facilities districts under chapter 36.100 RCW shall contract, prior to
the effective date of a resolution or ordinance imposing a sales and use tax,
the administration and collection to the state department of revenue, which
shall deduct a percentage amount, as provided by contract, not to exceed two
percent of the taxes collected for administration and collection expenses
incurred by the department. The remainder of any portion of any tax authorized
by this chapter which is collected by the department of revenue shall be
deposited by the state department of revenue in the local sales and use tax
account hereby created in the state treasury. Moneys in the local sales and
use tax account may be spent only for distribution to counties, cities, ((
transportation authorities, and public facilities districts imposing a
sales and use tax. All administrative provisions in chapters 82.03, 82.08,
82.12, and 82.32 RCW, as they now exist or may hereafter be amended, shall,
insofar as they are applicable to state sales and use taxes, be applicable to
taxes imposed pursuant to this chapter. All earnings of investments of
balances in the local sales and use tax account shall be credited to the local
sales and use tax account and distributed to the counties, cities, (( and))
transportation authorities, and public facilities districts monthly.
Sec. 3. RCW 82.14.060 and 1990 2nd ex.s. c 1 s 202 are each amended to read as follows:
the state treasurer shall make distribution from the local sales and use tax
account to the counties, cities, ((
and)) transportation authorities,
and public facilities districts the amount of tax collected on behalf of
each (( county, city, or transportation)) taxing authority, less
the deduction provided for in RCW 82.14.050. The state treasurer shall make
the distribution under this section without appropriation.
In the event that any ordinance or resolution imposes a sales and use tax at a rate in excess of the applicable limits contained herein, such ordinance or resolution shall not be considered void in toto, but only with respect to that portion of the rate which is in excess of the applicable limits contained herein.