SENATE BILL 5255
State of Washington
2019 Regular Session
BySenators Sheldon, Honeyford, and Short
Read first time 01/16/19.Referred to Committee on Transportation.
AN ACT Relating to prohibiting road usage charges in rural counties; and adding a new section to chapter 46.08
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1.
A new section is added to chapter 46.08
RCW to read as follows:
The state of Washington is prohibited from imposing or collecting any new road usage charge, vehicle miles traveled fee, or other similar type of comparable charge, tax, or fee, in rural counties as defined in RCW 43.160.020
. This prohibition shall be liberally construed.
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