FINAL BILL REPORT
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C 164 L 13
Synopsis as Enacted
Brief Description: Permitting conservation districts to use electronic deposits for employee pay and compensation.
Sponsors: Senators Honeyford, Hatfield and Hobbs.
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development
House Committee on Local Government
Background: General and special-purpose governments are authorized to pay their employees by disbursing funds to a financial institution rather than paying the employee personally. However, at least 25 employees must first request this service in writing.
Summary: Conservation districts are exempt from the requirement to obtain the written request of at least 25 employees before they disburse salary and wages to an approved financial institution on the employees' behalf.
Conservation districts may disburse salaries, wages, and any other approved payments to any approved financial institution on behalf of employees or contractors.
Votes on Final Passage:
July 28, 2013