This publication includes digest and history for bills, joint memorials, joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, initiatives, and substitutes. Engrossed measures may be republished if the amendment makes a substantive change.
Electronic versions of Legislative Digests are available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/digests.aspx?year=2013.
by House Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Representatives O'Ban, Rodne, Magendanz, Zeiger, Kristiansen, Klippert, and Hayes)
Requiring the reporting of highway construction project errors.
Requires the department of transportation to submit a report to the transportation committees of the legislature detailing engineering errors on highway construction projects resulting in project cost increases in excess of five hundred thousand dollars.Requires submission of an initial report of an engineering error within thirty days of the engineering error occurring and a full report within ninety days of the engineering error occurring.
by Representatives Kochmar, Orwall, Hayes, and Hargrove
Concerning marijuana in negligent driving provisions.
Includes marijuana in negligent driving provisions.
by Representative Morris
Eliminating economic development-related agencies, boards, and commissions.
Eliminates the Washington state economic development commission and the Washington tourism commission.Abolishes innovate Washington and transfers its powers, duties, and functions to the department of commerce.Eliminates the Washington global health technologies and product development competitiveness program's board of directors and requires the life sciences discovery fund authority to administer or contract with a qualified nonprofit organization to administer the Washington global health technologies and product development competitiveness program.
by Senators Kohl-Welles, Nelson, Hargrove, Keiser, Hobbs, Frockt, and Kline
Concerning property tax refunds.
Modifies property tax refund provisions.