|Passed by the House March 4, 2004|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 11, 2004
President of the Senate
I, Richard Nafziger, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1322 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||2004 Regular Session|
READ FIRST TIME 03/04/04.
AN ACT Relating to exempting from taxation certain property belonging to any federally recognized Indian tribe located in the state; and amending RCW 84.36.010.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 84.36.010 and 1998 c 179 s 8 are each amended to read
(1) All property belonging exclusively to the United States, the state, or any county or municipal corporation((
,)); all property
belonging exclusively to any federally recognized Indian tribe located
in the state, if that property is used exclusively for essential
government services; all state route number 16 corridor transportation
systems and facilities constructed under chapter 47.46 RCW(( ,)); and
all property under a financing contract pursuant to chapter 39.94 RCW
or recorded agreement granting immediate possession and use to (( said))
the public bodies listed in this section or under an order of immediate
possession and use pursuant to RCW 8.04.090(( , shall be)); is exempt
from taxation. All property belonging exclusively to a foreign
national government (( shall be)) is exempt from taxation if (( such))
that property is used exclusively as an office or residence for a
consul or other official representative of (( such)) the foreign
national government, and if the consul or other official representative
is a citizen of (( such)) that foreign nation.
(2) For the purposes of this section, "essential government services" means services such as tribal administration, public facilities, fire, police, public health, education, sewer, water, environmental and land use, transportation, and utility services.