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=2017.
by Representatives Frame, Robinson, Farrell, Jinkins, Santos, Doglio, Macri, Dolan, Bergquist, Sells, Pollet, Sawyer, Wylie, Ryu, Appleton, Chapman, Gregerson, Cody, Kirby, Stonier, Riccelli, Fitzgibbon, Kloba, Peterson, Fey, Slatter, Tharinger, Stanford, Ortiz-Self, and Orwall
Honoring the legislature's intent to create and retain local jobs through incentives provided to the aerospace industry by redirecting those incentives to other job creating opportunities if the number of aerospace jobs continue to decline.
Establishes the aerospace tax incentive accountability act.Redirects certain business and occupation tax incentives from the aerospace industry to small businesses, if the number of aerospace jobs continue to decline.Creates the small business tax credit account.
by Representatives DeBolt and Condotta
Honoring the legislature's intent to create and retain local jobs through incentives provided to the aerospace industry by redirecting those incentives to other job creating opportunities if the number of aerospace jobs continues to decline.
Establishes the aerospace tax incentive accountability act.Redirects certain business and occupation tax incentives from the aerospace industry to: (1) Encourage job growth at small businesses in the state;(2) Increase educational opportunities by providing additional funding for the state need grant; and(3) Provide opportunities for career and technical education.Creates the worker readjustment program which will be administered by the employment security department.Requires the program to provide adjustment assistance to aerospace workers who are unemployed when employment at a significant aerospace firm goes below the employment baseline.Creates the small business tax credit account, the career and technical education account, and the worker readjustment account.
by Representatives Pellicciotti, Irwin, Kilduff, Kloba, Goodman, Clibborn, Sells, Lovick, Reeves, Harmsworth, Graves, Springer, Stanford, Ryu, Pollet, Orwall, Senn, Sullivan, Dolan, Muri, Orcutt, Hargrove, Farrell, Macri, and Santos
Concerning taxpayer relief for persons subject to a motor vehicle excise tax imposed by a regional transit authority.
Requires a motor vehicle excise tax imposed by a regional transit authority after July 15, 2015, to comply with chapter 82.44 RCW (motor vehicle excise tax provisions) as it existed on January 1, 1996, until December 31st of the year in which the regional transit authority repays bond debt to which the tax was pledged before July 15, 2015, only to the extent necessary to repay bond debt incurred before January 1, 2017.Requires the tax to comply with chapter 82.44 RCW as it existed on the date the tax was approved by voters, with respect to bond debt incurred on or after January 1, 2017, and to which the tax is pledged.
by Representatives Reeves, Kilduff, Springer, Farrell, Clibborn, Pellicciotti, Frame, Ryu, Tarleton, Sawyer, Kirby, Stonier, Lovick, Stanford, Pollet, Orwall, Senn, Goodman, Dolan, Muri, Macri, and Santos
Establishing a regional transit authority rebate program for low-income individuals.
Authorizes a regional transit authority, that includes a county with a population of more than 1.5 million, to establish a rebate program to provide rebates of up to forty percent of the motor vehicle excise tax or property tax, or both, paid by a low-income individual.
by Representatives Lovick, Harmsworth, Reeves, Farrell, Clibborn, Sullivan, Springer, Pellicciotti, Chapman, Sells, Ortiz-Self, Kilduff, Riccelli, Sawyer, Kirby, Tarleton, Stanford, Jinkins, Ryu, Pollet, Goodman, Dolan, Muri, Orcutt, Hargrove, Macri, and Santos
Requiring a taxpayer accountability statement to be included with regional transit authority motor vehicle excise taxes.
Requires a regional transit authority that includes a county with a population of more than 1.5 million to, if it contracts for the collection of a tax authorized by RCW 81.104.160 (motor vehicle excise tax for regional authorities; sales and use tax on car rentals), require the inclusion of a taxpayer accountability statement when notification is sent to a person regarding the amount of that tax.
by Representatives Kloba, Harmsworth, Reeves, Farrell, Rodne, Kirby, Pellicciotti, Kilduff, Orcutt, Young, Springer, Stanford, Jinkins, Ryu, Pollet, Goodman, Dolan, Slatter, Muri, Graves, Hargrove, Macri, and Santos
Requiring a taxpayer accountability statement to be included with regional transit authority property taxes.
Requires the county treasurer or, in the case of a home rule county, the county official designated by county charter and ordinance as the official with custody over the collection of countywide tax revenues, to include a taxpayer accountability statement regarding the appropriate regional transit authority when notification is sent to a person regarding the amount of property tax levied under RCW 81.104.175 by the regional transit authority.
by Representatives Kilduff, Muri, Farrell, Young, Lovick, Reeves, Pellicciotti, Kloba, Frame, Springer, Stanford, Jinkins, Ryu, Pollet, Senn, Dolan, Robinson, Macri, and Santos
Prioritizing transit agency integration for regional mobility grants in counties with a population of seven hundred thousand or more.
Requires transit agencies located in counties with a population of seven hundred thousand or more that border Puget Sound to, beginning in 2020, be able to demonstrate reasonable progress, as determined by the department of transportation, in integrating service with the regional transit authority located in the same county in order to be eligible for grants from the regional mobility grant program.
by Senators Brown, Hobbs, Braun, Mullet, Frockt, and Warnick
Creating a tax court for the state of Washington.
Creates a tax court as a court of record with statewide jurisdiction that will consist of one judge selected from each district of the court of appeals and commissioners as are appointed by the tax court.Transfers the powers, duties, and functions of the state board of tax appeals to the tax court.
by Senator Braun
Creating a flexible voluntary program to allow family members to provide personal care services to persons with developmental disabilities or long-term care needs under a consumer-directed medicaid service program.
Requires the department of social and health services to develop and implement a consumer-directed medicaid program which is intended to be a voluntary alternative option for individuals with long-term care needs or developmental disabilities who choose to receive personal care services from a family member.
by Senators Baumgartner, King, Padden, Schoesler, and Short
Requesting that certain portions of state route number 395 be named the "Samuel Grashio Memorial Highway" and the "Thomas S. 'Tom' Foley Memorial Highway."
Requests that certain portions of state route number 395 be named the Samuel Grashio Memorial Highway and the Thomas S. "Tom" Foley Memorial Highway.
by Senators Brown, Hobbs, Braun, Mullet, Fain, and Warnick
Authorizing a tax court.
Proposes an amendment to the state Constitution to authorize a tax court.