This publication includes digest and history for bills, joint memorials, joint resolutions, concurrent resolutions, initiatives, and substitutes. Engrossed measures may be republished if the amendment makes a substantive change.
Electronic versions of Legislative Digests are available at http://apps.leg.wa.gov/billinfo/digests.aspx?year=2015.
by House Committee on Transportation (originally sponsored by Representatives Clibborn and Fey; by request of Governor Inslee)
Making transportation appropriations for the 2013-2015 and 2015-2017 fiscal biennia.
Makes transportation appropriations for the 2013-2015 and 2015-2017 fiscal biennia.
by Representative Morris
Extending specific aerospace tax preferences to include spacecrafts to encourage the migration of good wage jobs in the state.
Provides a preferential business and occupation tax rate, business and occupation tax credits, and sales and use tax exemptions for manufacturers of spacecraft, including manufacturers of spacecraft components.Expires July 1, 2025.
by Senate Committee on Ways & Means (originally sponsored by Senators Becker, Litzow, Parlette, Bailey, Hill, Fain, Dammeier, Brown, Rivers, Roach, and McAuliffe)
Concerning cancer research.
Addresses cancer research.Creates the cancer research endowment authority and the cancer research endowment program.Requires school districts offering medical, vision, and dental benefits to assess an additional one hundred dollar per month surcharge in addition to the premium due from each employee of the school district or educational service district who uses tobacco products or covers an adult dependent who uses tobacco products and is covered by a health benefit plan offered by the district.Requires the public employees' benefits board to assess an additional one hundred dollar per month surcharge in addition to the premium due from each employee who uses tobacco products or who elects to cover an adult dependent who uses tobacco products.Creates the cancer research endowment fund match transfer account.