Record of Committee Proceedings
Joint Survey Committee on Tax Exemptions
Assembly Bill 608
Relating to: the sales tax imposed on ecosystem restoration services.
By Representatives Novak, Spreitzer, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Considine, Horlacher, Jarchow, Sinicki and Skowronski; cosponsored by Senators Marklein, Ringhand and Nass.
December 23, 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 AB 608 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 AB 608.
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 AB 608 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 AB 608, ADOPTED, Ayes 8, Noes 1