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2014 House Bill 2368: Concerning a surcharge for local homeless housing and assistance
Introduced by Rep. David Sawyer (Tacoma) (D) on January 16, 2014
For Bill Information, please click HERE.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Community Development, Housing & Tribal Affairs Committee on January 16, 2014
Substitute offered in the House on January 28, 2014
Exempts documents recording a state, county, or city lien, or satisfaction of a lien from the surcharge. The 2017 expiration date is removed for the data collecting and reporting requirements for the COM and local governments issuing housing vouchers with funds from housing and homeless assistance surcharges.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 31, 2014
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 11, 2014
Amendment offered by Rep. David Sawyer (Tacoma) (D) on February 13, 2014
Requires that at least forty-five percent of the state's share of the homeless housing surcharge is used for private rental housing payments; and (2) Directs that the Department of Commerce may not use revenue from the homeless housing surcharge if it does not comply with the reporting requirements on how such revenue is spent.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 13, 2014
Received in the Senate on February 17, 2014
Referred to the Senate Financial Institutions, Housing & Insurance Committee on February 17, 2014

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