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2019 House Bill 1724: Concerning the mitigation of public facilities in certain cities
Introduced by Rep. Sharon Tomiko Santos (Seattle) (D) on January 29, 2019
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on January 29, 2019
Substitute offered in the House on February 22, 2019
Requires a city with a population greater than 550,000 that permits, constructs, or operates a public facility in a neighborhood with a high poverty level and high rate of ethnic diversity to request the entity (local government agency, transit authority, or public facility district) operating or constructing the facility to assess and mitigate the negative impacts that the facility has had, or may have, on the surrounding neighborhood.
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 28, 2019
Received in the Senate on March 6, 2019
Referred to the Senate Local Government Committee on March 6, 2019
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on March 20, 2019
Amendment offered by Sen. Bob Hasegawa (Seattle) (D) on April 12, 2019
Requires applicable cities to formally request the entity constructing or operating the public facility to assess and mitigate the negative impacts that the facility has had on parking in the surrounding neighborhood, instead of the negative impacts that the facility has had or might have on the surrounding neighborhood. Defines "public facility" as a project that was completed by December 31, 2014.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 12, 2019
Received in the House on April 18, 2019
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 13, 2019

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