WA HB2778 | 2015-2016 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)
Status: Passed on April 18 2016 - 100% progression
Action: 2016-04-18 - Effective date 7/1/2016.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Modifying retail sales and use tax exemption criteria for certain clean alternative fuel vehicles.

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Modifying retail sales and use tax exemption criteria for certain clean alternative fuel vehicles.


Roll Calls

2016-03-29 - Senate - Senate vote on 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 28 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2016-03-29 - House - House vote on Final Passage (Y: 66 N: 29 NV: 0 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2016-02-16 - House - House vote on Final Passage (Y: 65 N: 32 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2016-04-18HouseEffective date 7/1/2016.
2016-04-18HouseChapter 32, 2016 Laws 1st Special Session.
2016-04-18HouseGovernor signed.
2016-03-29HouseDelivered to Governor.
2016-03-29SenatePresident signed.
2016-03-29HouseSpeaker signed.
2016-03-29SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 6.
2016-03-29SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2016-03-29SenateRead first time, rules suspended, and placed on second reading calendar.
2016-03-29HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 66; nays, 29; absent, 0; excused, 3.
2016-03-29HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2016-03-29HouseFloor amendment
2016-03-29HouseReturned to second reading for amendment.
2016-03-28HouseRules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on third reading.
2016-03-10HouseBy resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
2016-03-10SenateBy resolution, returned to House Rules Committee for third reading.
2016-02-24SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM.
2016-02-18SenateFirst reading, referred to Transportation.
2016-02-16HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 65; nays, 32; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2016-02-16HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2016-02-16HouseFloor amendment
2016-02-16House1st substitute bill substituted
2016-02-12HousePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2016-02-09HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2016-02-08HouseMinority; without recommendation.
2016-02-08HouseMinority; do not pass.
2016-02-08HouseTR - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2016-02-08HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on Transportation at 1:30 PM.
2016-02-01HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on Transportation at 3:30 PM.
2016-01-20HouseFirst reading, referred to Transportation

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2778.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2778-S.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2778-S.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2778-S.E2.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/House Passed Legislature/2778-S.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2015-16/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/House/2778-S.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/far/RollCall?rollCallId=42979&bienId=23&rollCallId=42979&bienId=23
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/far/RollCall?rollCallId=44822&bienId=23&rollCallId=44822&bienId=23
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/far/RollCall?rollCallId=44828&bienId=23&rollCallId=44828&bienId=23

Bill Comments