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2009 Senate Bill 6130: Relating to fiscal matters
Introduced by Sen. Margarita Prentice, (D-Renton) (D) on March 30, 2009
By title and introductory section only.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 30, 2009
Substitute offered in the Senate on February 9, 2010
To amend the title to read: "An act relating to amending provisions related to Initiative Measure No. 960." Provisions of I-960 are suspended until July 1, 2011.
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 9, 2010
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 10, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. James Hargrove (Hoquiam) (D) on February 10, 2010
Repeals provisions of voter approved initiative I-960, including 2/3 requirement to raise taxes, 10 year cost projections and advisory public votes. The bill also adds an emergency clause to the act.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 10, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Don Benton (Vancouver) (R) on February 10, 2010
To retain the provision requiring notice to voters in the voters' pamphlet regarding actions by the legislature that raise taxes.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 10, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Dale Brandland, (R-Bellingham) (R) on February 10, 2010
Removes the emergency clause.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 10, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Carrell (Lakewood) (R) on February 10, 2010
Restores advisory vote requirement on tax measures.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 10, 2010
Amendment offered by Sen. Mike Hewitt (Walla Walla) (R) on February 10, 2010
To restore requirements for email notification to the public concerning tax measures.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on February 10, 2010
Passed 26 to 22 in the Senate on February 10, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
To provide that, after July 1, 2011, notices and cost projections are required for bills which raise taxes or increase fees. After July 1, 2011, a two-thirds majority is required to raise taxes. After July 1, 2011, a tax advisory vote is required for any tax increase not referred to voters or otherwise blocked from public vote. Provides an emergency clause, taking effect immediately.
Received in the House on February 12, 2010
Referred to the House Finance Committee on February 12, 2010
Amendment offered in the House on February 13, 2010
Eliminates the provision that would have suspended the public notification requirements for tax and fee increases through July 1, 2011,(i.e. current law is retained).
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 13, 2010
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 16, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Barbara Bailey (Oak Harbor) (R) on February 16, 2010
To remove the emergency clause.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed Orcutt (Kalama) (R) on February 16, 2010
To restore advisory vote requirements on tax measures.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed Orcutt (Kalama) (R) on February 16, 2010
Retains the provision requiring notice to voters in the voters' pamphlet regarding actions by the legislature that raise taxes.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2010
Amendment offered by Rep. Ed Orcutt (Kalama) (R) on February 16, 2010
To replace the emergency clause with a referendum provision requiring voter approval for changes to Initiative Measure No. 960.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the House on February 16, 2010
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on February 22, 2010
The referral passed 26 to 21 in the Senate on February 22, 2010.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
Signed by Gov. Christine Gregoire on February 24, 2010
To provide that, after July 1, 2011, notices and cost projections are required for bills which raise taxes or increase fees. After July 1, 2011, a two-thirds majority is required to raise taxes. After July 1, 2011, a tax advisory vote is required for any tax increase not referred to voters or otherwise blocked from public vote. Provides an emergency clause, taking effect immediately.

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