WA HB2797 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Vetoed on April 3 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-04-03 - Governor vetoed.
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Concerning the sales and use tax for affordable and supportive housing.

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Concerning the sales and use tax for affordable and supportive housing.


Roll Calls

2020-03-12 - House - House Final Passage as Amended by the Senate (Y: 61 N: 35 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-12 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage as Amended by the Senate (Y: 34 N: 15 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-16 - House - House 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 63 N: 33 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2020-04-03HouseGovernor vetoed.
2020-03-12HouseDelivered to Governor.
2020-03-12SenatePresident signed.
2020-03-12HouseSpeaker signed.
2020-03-12HousePassed final passage; yeas, 61; nays, 35; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2020-03-12HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments.
2020-03-12HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2020-03-12SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 34; nays, 15; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2020-03-12SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2020-03-12SenateCommittee amendment
2020-03-10SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2020-03-10SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2020-03-09SenateMinority; without recommendation.
2020-03-09SenateMinority; do not pass.
2020-03-09SenateWM - Majority; do pass with amendment
2020-03-09SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
2020-03-02SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM.
2020-02-28SenateReferred to Ways & Means.
2020-02-28SenateMinority; without recommendation.
2020-02-28SenateAnd refer to Ways & Means.
2020-02-28SenateHSA - Majority; do pass.
2020-02-28SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Housing Stability & Affordability at 8:30 AM.
2020-02-26SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Housing Stability & Affordability at 1:30 PM.
2020-02-18SenateFirst reading, referred to Housing Stability & Affordability.
2020-02-16HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 63; nays, 33; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2020-02-16HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2020-02-16HouseFloor amendment
2020-02-14HouseRules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
2020-02-11HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2020-02-11HouseMinority; do not pass.
2020-02-11HouseFIN - Majority; do pass.
2020-02-07HousePublic hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 1:30 PM.
2020-01-22HouseFirst reading, referred to Finance.

Same As/Similar To

SB6631 (Crossfiled) 2020-02-06 - Referred to Ways & Means.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2797.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Bills/2797.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/House Passed Legislature/2797.PL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=121873&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=02-16-2020&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=2797&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=121873&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=03-12-2020&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=2797&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=121873&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=03-12-2020&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=2797&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20

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