|Passed by the House March 18, 2003|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 15, 2003
President of the Senate
I, Cynthia Zehnder, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is ENGROSSED HOUSE BILL 1037 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.
Governor of the State of Washington
Secretary of State
State of Washington
|State of Washington||58th Legislature||2003 Regular Session|
Prefiled 1/9/2003. Read first time 01/13/2003. Referred to Committee on Finance.
AN ACT Relating to exempting retail sales of food and beverages from the litter tax that are consumed indoors on the seller's premises; amending RCW 82.19.050; and declaring an emergency.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 82.19.050 and 2001 1st sp.s. c 9 s 7 are each amended
to read as follows:
The litter tax imposed in this chapter does not apply to:
(1) The manufacture or sale of products for use and consumption outside the state;
(2) The value of products or gross proceeds of the sales exempt from tax under RCW 82.04.330; ((
(3) The sale of products for resale by a qualified grocery distribution cooperative to customer-owners of the grocery distribution cooperative. For the purposes of this section, "qualified grocery distribution cooperative" and "customer-owner" have the meanings given in RCW 82.04.298; or
(4) The sale of food or beverages by retailers that are sold solely for consumption indoors on the seller's premises.
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