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 Senate Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Senators Rivers, Rolfes, Zeiger, Walsh, Angel, Keiser, Mullet, Cleveland, Hunt, Bailey, King, Warnick, Brown, Fain, Ranker, Van De Wege, Conway, and Wellman)
Modifying the Washington main street program by increasing the total amount of tax credits allowed under the program and making administrative changes to the program.
Increases the total amount of tax credits allowed under the Washington main street program and makes administrative changes to the program.
by Senate Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Senators Rossi and Frockt)
Concerning a leasehold excise tax credit for properties of market value in excess of ten million dollars and for certain major international airport leases.
Provides a leasehold excise tax credit for a leasehold interest in real property owned by a state university or a major international airport.Takes effect January 1, 2022.Expires January 1, 2032.
by Senate Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Senators Walsh, Rolfes, Angel, Warnick, Wellman, Conway, Rivers, Takko, Schoesler, Zeiger, Brown, Billig, Bailey, Fain, Hasegawa, and Hobbs)
Concerning career and technical education funding.
Requires the office of the superintendent of public instruction to: (1) Create methodologies for implementing equivalency crediting on a broader scale across the state and facilitate its implementation; and(2) Establish a competitive grant process for school districts to apply for grants for the purpose of purchasing career and technical education equipment.Requires school districts to annually report certain information to the office of the superintendent of public instruction.Provides a list of the allowable uses of funding provided for career and technical education.Prohibits the maximum allowable indirect cost for school districts for career and technical education programs funded through state and federal funds from exceeding the limitations provided under federal law for federal career and technical education funding provided to districts, or five percent, whichever is lower.
by Senators Ericksen and Chase
Providing incentives for carbon reduction investments in rural manufacturing.
Revises the energy independence act with regard to the provision of incentives for carbon reduction investments in rural manufacturing.