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SB 6130 - Initiative 960 (Tax Increase Restrictions) Suspension - Washington Key Vote

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Title: Initiative 960 (Tax Increase Restrictions) Suspension

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Title: Initiative 960 (Tax Increase Restrictions) Suspension

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with House amendments and pass a bill that suspends restrictions on tax increases (Initiative 960) until January 1, 2011.

Highlights:

-Amends the effective date of the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes must be approved by a 2/3 vote of each chamber of the legislature from July 1, 1995 to July 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -Amends the effective date of the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes and results in legislative expenditures in excess of the state expenditure limit must be approved by a majority of voters in the next general election from July 1, 1995 to July 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -Establishes an effective date of July 1, 2011 for the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes and is blocked from a public vote must be submitted to the voters for an advisory vote in the next general election (Sec. 3). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.

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Title: Initiative 960 (Tax Increase Restrictions) Suspension

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that suspends restrictions on tax increases (Initiative 960) until January 1, 2011.

Highlights:

-Amends the effective date of the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes must be approved by a 2/3 vote of each chamber of the legislature from July 1, 1995 to July 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -Amends the effective date of the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes and results in legislative expenditures in excess of the state expenditure limit must be approved by a majority of voters in the next general election from July 1, 1995 to July 1, 2011 (Sec. 2). -Establishes an effective date of July 1, 2011 for the requirement that any legislative action that increases taxes and is blocked from a public vote must be submitted to the voters for an advisory vote in the next general election (Sec. 3). -This is a substitute bill sponsored by the Senate Committee on Ways and Means.

Title: Initiative 960 (Tax Increase Restrictions) Suspension

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

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