Introduced by Rep. Norma Smith, (Whidbey Island) (R) on January 13, 2014, For Bill Information, please click HERE.
Referred to the House Government Operations & Elections Committee on January 13, 2014.
Substitute offered in the House on February 4, 2014, requires certain agencies to: (1) Track and record the
time it takes to make permitting decisions with regard to
business permit applications; and
(2) Prepare and submit to the office of regulatory
assistance an inventory of all the permits that it issues.
Requires the office of the chief information officer in
consultation with the office of regulatory assistance, in
order to ensure that agencies can post required information
online with minimal expenditure of agency resources, to
establish a central repository of this information, hosted on
the office of regulatory assistance's web site.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on February 5, 2014.
Substitute offered in the House on February 10, 2014, requires state agencies to track and record performance data regarding permit
Requires agencies to post specific permit assistance information on the
Requires agencies to report performance data regarding permit timeliness in
each even-numbered year beginning in 2016 until 2020 to the Office of
Regulatory Assistance (ORA) and the ORA is required to publish a
comprehensive progress report to the economic development committees of
the Legislature and to the Governor.
Requires the Office of the Chief Information Officer, in consultation with the
ORA, to establish a central repository for permit performance and assistance
information, hosted on the ORA's website.
Adds a null and void clause..
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 11, 2014.
Amendment offered by Rep. Norma Smith, (Whidbey Island) (R) on February 14, 2014, identifies that the permits agencies must include in their
inventory are the ones that were included in the State Auditor's
December 30, 2013, performance audit report. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 14, 2014.