|Passed by the House March 8, 2004|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate March 4, 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 2635 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 02/06/04.
AN ACT Relating to port districts; adding a new section to chapter 53.08 RCW; and providing an expiration date.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
NEW SECTION. Sec. 1 A new section is added to chapter 53.08 RCW
to read as follows:
A port district may provide advisory consulting services for compensation on matters within the scope of this title or Title 14 RCW. A port district may provide these services only to other public agencies and governments, including foreign governments and government-sponsored organizations. A port district providing consulting services must create and maintain an open roster of Washington firms interested in bidding on opportunities generated as a result.
By enacting this legislation, the legislature intends to enhance the ability of Washington port districts to facilitate economic opportunities for the benefit of Washington businesses. Nothing in this section is intended to authorize direct competition by port districts with private business.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2 This act expires July 1, 2008.