|Passed by the House April 20, 2009|
Speaker of the House of Representatives
Passed by the Senate April 24, 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 SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2339 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 04/20/09.
AN ACT Relating to requiring the department of licensing to collect a donation to benefit the state parks system as part of motor vehicle registration unless a vehicle owner opts not to provide a donation; and amending RCW 46.16.076.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON:
Sec. 1 RCW 46.16.076 and 2007 c 340 s 1 are each amended to read
(1)(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the department shall ((
provide an opportunity for)) collect from the owners of
vehicles registered under RCW 46.16.0621 and vehicles licensed under
RCW 46.16.070 with a declared gross weight of ten thousand pounds or
less(( , to make)) a voluntary donation of five dollars at the time of
initial or renewal registration. The donation must be deposited in the
state parks renewal and stewardship account established in RCW
79A.05.215 to be used for the operation and maintenance of state parks.
(b) The donation required under this section may not be collected from any vehicle owner actively opting not to participate in the donation program. The department shall ensure that the opt-out donation under this section shall be clear, visible, and prominently displayed in both paper and online vehicle registration renewals. Notification of intent to not participate in the donation program must be provided annually at the time of vehicle registration renewal.
(2) This section applies to registrations due or to become due on or after ((
January 1, 2008)) September 1, 2009.