Record of Committee Proceedings
Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
Senate Bill 443
Relating to: the sales tax imposed on ecosystem restoration services.
By Senators Marklein, Ringhand and Nass; cosponsored by Representatives Novak, Spreitzer, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Considine, Horlacher, Jarchow and Sinicki.
December 15, 2015 Referred to Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
January 27, 2016 Executive Session Held
Present: (9) Senator LeMahieu; Representative August; Senators Tiffany and Carpenter; Representatives Swearingen and Hesselbein; Public Member Shaul; Secretary Chandler; Public Member Connell.
Absent: (0) None.
Excused: (0) None.
Moved by Representative August, seconded by Senator LeMahieu that the Committee issue its report on SB 443 with the following public policy statement: The Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions finds that there is appropriate public policy on the tax exemptions in SB 443.
Ayes: (8) Senator LeMahieu; Representative August; Senator Tiffany; Representatives Swearingen and Hesselbein; Public Member Shaul; Secretary Chandler; Public Member Connell.
Noes: (1) Senator Carpenter.
MOTION THAT THE COMMITTEE ISSUE ITS REPORT ON SB 443 WITH THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC POLICY STATEMENT: THE JOINT SURVEY COMMITTEE ON TAX EXEMPTIONS FINDS THAT THERE IS APPROPRIATE PUBLIC POLICY ON THE TAX EXEMPTIONS IN SB 443, ADOPTED, Ayes 8, Noes 1