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=2016.
by Senator Roach
Providing for an exemption from disclosure of certain financial, commercial, and proprietary information held by a city retirement board on behalf of its employees' retirement system.
Exempts the following from disclosure under the public records act: Certain financial and commercial information submitted to or obtained by the retirement board of a city that is responsible for the management of an employees' retirement system.
by Senators Roach and Schoesler
Establishing a joint select committee to consider the political, economic, and security issues at Washington's largest ports.
Creates the joint select committee on Washington's largest ports and requires the committee to develop recommendations that: (1) Consider the political, economic, and security issues facing the largest ports;(2) Promote regulatory consistency and certainty in the areas of land use planning, permitting, and business development in a manner that supports the largest ports;(3) Encourage cooperation and partnerships between local, state, federal, and private sectors to foster increased use of the largest ports; and(4) Identify aspects of state policy that have an impact on the largest ports.Expires December 1, 2016.
by Senator Benton
Concerning private activity bond allocation.
Adjusts the initial allocation of the activity bond state ceiling with regard to housing and student loans.
by Senator Benton
Allowing a public depository to arrange for reciprocal deposits of public funds.
Authorizes public funds to be deposited in institutions located outside of the state if certain conditions are met.
by Senator Chase
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution regarding the prohibition on loaning of credit.
Proposes an amendment to the state Constitution regarding the prohibition on loaning of credit.