|Passed by the House February 23, 2009|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 3, 2009
President of the Senate
I, Barbara Baker, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is HOUSE BILL 1121 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||61st Legislature||2009 Regular Session|
Read first time 01/14/09. Referred to Committee on State Government & Tribal Affairs.
AN ACT Relating to creating the Washington state flag account; amending RCW 43.07.370; adding a new section to chapter 43.07 RCW; and adding a new section to chapter 42.52 RCW.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 43.07.370 and 2008 c 222 s 12 are each amended to read
(1) The secretary of state may solicit and accept gifts, grants, conveyances, bequests, and devises of real or personal property, or both, in trust or otherwise, and sell, lease, exchange, invest, or expend these donations or the proceeds, rents, profits, and income from the donations except as limited by the donor's terms.
(2) Moneys received under this section may be used only for the following purposes:
(a) Conducting the Washington state legacy project;
(b) Archival activities;
(c) Washington state library activities; ((
(d) Development, construction, and operation of the Washington state heritage center; and
(e) Donation of Washington state flags.
(3)(a) Moneys received under subsection (2)(a) through (c) of this section must be deposited in the Washington state legacy project, state library, and archives account established in RCW 43.07.380.
(b) Moneys received under subsection (2)(d) of this section must be deposited in the Washington state heritage center account created in RCW 43.07.129.
(c) Moneys received under subsection (2)(e) of this section must be deposited in the Washington state flag account created in section 2 of this act.
(4) The secretary of state shall adopt rules to govern and protect the receipt and expenditure of the proceeds.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 2 A new section is added to chapter 43.07 RCW
to read as follows:
The Washington state flag account is created in the custody of the state treasurer. All moneys received under RCW 43.07.370(2)(e) must be deposited in the account. Expenditures from the account may be used only for the purpose of donating Washington state flags to Washington state military personnel. Only the secretary of state or the secretary of state's designee may authorize expenditures from the account. The account is subject to allotment procedures under chapter 43.88 RCW, but an appropriation is not required for expenditures.
NEW SECTION. Sec. 3 A new section is added to chapter 42.52 RCW
to read as follows:
This chapter does not prohibit the secretary of state or the secretary of state's designee from soliciting and accepting contributions to the Washington state flag account created in section 2 of this act.