BILL REQ. #: S-1445.1
|State of Washington||62nd Legislature||2011 Regular Session|
READ FIRST TIME 02/18/11.
AN ACT Relating to distribution of the public utility district privilege tax; amending RCW 54.28.090; and creating a new section.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 54.28.090 and 1980 c 154 s 9 are each amended to read
(1) The county legislative authority of each county ((
direct the county treasurer to deposit funds to the credit of each
taxing district in the county, other than school districts, according
to the manner they deem most equitable; except not less than an amount
equal to three-fourths of one percent of the gross revenues obtained by
a district from the sale of electric energy within any incorporated
city or town (( shall)) must be remitted to such city or town.
Information furnished by the district to the county legislative
authority (( shall)) must be the basis for the determination of the
amount to be paid to such cities or towns under this subsection.
(2) In the event that a county receives tax proceeds under RCW 54.28.050 because a public utility district owns fee title to property in a city or town in that county, but the district has no sales of electrical energy in that city or town, the county and each city or town in that county in which the district owns fee title to property but has no sales of electrical energy must receive an equal share of such tax proceeds.
(3) The provisions of this section ((
shall)) do not apply to the
distribution of taxes collected under RCW 54.28.025.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2 This act applies to public utility district
privilege taxes to be distributed in 2012 and each year thereafter.