SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1140





                        57th Legislature

                2001 Regular Legislative Session


Passed by the House February 27, 2001

  Yeas 98   Nays 0




Speaker of the House of Representatives




Speaker of the House of Representatives





Passed by the Senate April 4, 2001

  Yeas 49   Nays 0



We, Timothy A. Martin and Cynthia Zehnder, Co-Chief Clerks of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1140  as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                          Chief Clerk




                          Chief Clerk

President of the Senate




Approved Place Style On Codes above, and Style Off Codes below.              




Governor of the State of Washington

                   Secretary of State

                  State of Washington



                    SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1140



             Passed Legislature - 2001 Regular Session


State of Washington      57th Legislature     2001 Regular Session


By House Committee on Agriculture & Ecology (originally sponsored by Representatives Schoesler, Grant, Sump, G. Chandler, Cox, McMorris, Doumit, Mielke, Armstrong, Mastin, B. Chandler, Linville, Hatfield, Alexander, Benson and Haigh)


Read first time .  Referred to Committee on .

Modifying the taxation of grain warehouses.

    AN ACT Relating to the taxation of grain warehouse companies; amending RCW 82.04.090; providing an effective date; and declaring an emergency.




    Sec. 1.  RCW 82.04.090 and 1975 1st ex.s. c 278 s 40 are each amended to read as follows:

    "Value proceeding or accruing" means the consideration, whether money, credits, rights, or other property expressed in terms of money, actually received or accrued.  The term shall be applied, in each case, on a cash receipts or accrual basis according to which method of accounting is regularly employed in keeping the books of the taxpayer.  However, persons operating grain warehouses licensed under chapter 22.09 RCW may elect to report the value proceeding or accruing from grain warehouse operations on either a cash receipts or accrual basis.  The department of revenue may provide by regulation that the value proceeding or accruing from sales on the installment plan under conditional contracts of sale may be reported as of the dates when the payments become due.


    NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.  This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, or safety, or support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and takes effect July 1, 2001.


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