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WSFA Legislative Report – Jan. 27, 2020

Ways & Means (Senate) - SHR 4, - 1/29 @ 3:30pm

  • SB 6587 - Public Hearing - Exempting statewide fairs from state property taxes.

High Priority Bills

Bill Details

Status

Sponsor

Position


HB 2234

Uniform unclaimed property

H Finance

Tarleton

Oppose

Concerning the revised uniform unclaimed property act.


HB 2824

Traveling animal acts

H Public Safety

Appleton

Oppose

Prohibiting the participation of animals in traveling animal acts.


Medium Priority Bills

Bill Details

Status

Sponsor

Position


SB 6188

Ag. fairgrounds/alcohol

S Ways & Means

Zeiger

Support

Concerning the consumption of alcohol for certain special events held on agricultural fairgrounds.


SB 6516

Thirty-two hour workweek

S Labor & Commerc

Nguyen

Oppose

Reducing the workweek to thirty-two hours unless the employee receives compensation for employment in excess of these hours at a rate not less than one and one-half times their regular rate.


SB 6587

Statewide fairs/property tax

S Ways & Means

Zeiger

Support

Exempting statewide fairs from state property taxes.



Please let me know if you have any questions.

Heather Hansen

Washington State Fairs Association
Office: 360-705-2040
Cell: 360-480-5567
E-mail: heather@wafriends.org

Driving Directions

  • Feel free to to drop by the Capital and speak with your legislator's office, or the Governor's office.
  • From I-5 Southbound: Take 'Exit 105 to State Capitol,' keep left for Exit 105A, and continue for 0.6 miles. Merge with traffic on the left and continue in the left hand lane of 14th Ave SW through the roundabout (Jefferson St.) and under the tunnel 0.4 mi to Capitol Blvd. Continue across Capitol Blvd to the Capitol Building on Sid Snyder Ave SW (14th Ave becomes Sid Snyder Ave).
  • From I-5 Northbound: Take Exit 105 and bear left for the State Capitol/City Center exit. Cross over Interstate 5 and keep in the left lane on 14th Ave SE. through the roundabout (Jefferson St) and under the tunnel 0.4 mi to Capitol Blvd. Continue across Capitol Blvd to the Capitol Building on Sid Snyder Ave SW (14th Ave becomes Sid Snyder Ave).

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