REENGROSSED HOUSE BILL NO. 1055



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State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1989 Regular Session


By Representatives R. Fisher, Chandler, Zellinsky, Fraser, D. Sommers and Smith



Read first time 1/13/89 and referred to Committees on State Government/Appropriations (1/27/89). Referred 2/1/89 to Committee on Rules.



AN ACT Relating to financing the provision of fire protection services for state-owned buildings and equipment; creating a new section; and declaring an emergency.




          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.     The office of financial management shall study the method by which the state makes payments to cities and fire protection districts for fire protection services provided to state-owned buildings and equipment, institutions of higher education, and local schools.  The study shall identify and make recommendations for implementation of a method to improve the consistency of the payments.  The recommended method may reflect the types and characteristics of the facilities being protected and shall eliminate payments that fall below a recommended minimum level.  The study shall be submitted to the ways and means and governmental operations committees of the senate and the appropriations and state government committees of the house of representatives by December 1, 1990.


          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.                             This act is necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, and safety, the support of the state government and its existing public institutions, and shall take effect immediately.!ae140 Passed the House February 13, 1990.


                                                                                                                                         Speaker of the House.


                                                                                                                      Passed the Senate February 26, 1990.


                                                                                                                                       President of the Senate.