Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2016

The following is a list of proposed Initiatives to the People filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State.

NOTE

Initiative numbers are not assigned until the proposal has been reviewed by the state Code Reviser and the sponsor has submitted the final language of the proposed initiative. The content of initiatives is described as general "subject matter" pending the issuance of an official ballot title and summary by the state Attorney General.

To be certified, petitions must:

  • contain the signatures of at least 246,372 registered voters.
  • be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on July 8, 2016.
  • It is recommended that sponsors submit at least 325,000 signatures to allow for invalid signatures.

Questions regarding the content of initiatives should be directed to the sponsor(s).

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Initiative Subject
1/8/2016 9:30 AM1405Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Red-Light Ticketing Cameras - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 9:32 AM1406Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:13 AM1407Tim EymanStop Skyrocketing Sales Taxes - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/11/2016
1/8/2016 9:39 AM1408Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:03 AM1409Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:10 AM1410Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:1411Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:17 AM1412Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:18 AM1413Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 9:15 AM1414Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 1
1/8/2016 9:18 AM1415Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 2
1/8/2016 9:19 AM1416Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 3
1/8/2016 9:20 AM1417Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 4
1/8/2016 9:22 AM1418Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 5
1/8/2016 9:24 AM1419Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Patient Reform Act 6
1/8/2016 9:26 AM1420Kirk LuddenProtect the Initiative Act
1/8/2016 10:16 AM1421Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs
1/11/2016 1:20 PM1422Kirk LuddenWashington State Cannabis Freedom Reform Act
1/12/2016 4:36 PM1423Tim EymanLet the Voters Decide on Tax Increases - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/12/2016 3:40 PM1424Tim EymanStop Skyrocketing Sales Taxes
1/8/2016 10:14 AM1425Tim EymanThe Right To Vote On Property Taxes
1/8/2016 10:19 AM1426Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/14/2016 1:09 PM1427Tim EymanLet the Voters Decide on Tax Increases2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 10:02 AM1428Leif JohnsonFaculty carrying hand guns on campus
1/8/2016 10:21 AM1429Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4
1/19/2016 3:08 PM1430Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/8/2016
1/8/2016 8:52 AM1431Lori PaineGrandparent/Grandchild Visitation, "The Right to Seek Visitation with a Child by a Relative."
1/11/2016 10:30 AM1432Kyle RyanConsent to extract a person's biological material - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/3/2016
1/12/2016 10:59 AM1433Ariana DavisAN ACT Relating to fair labor standards; amending RCW 49.46.005, RCW 49.46.020, RCW 49.46.090, RCW 49.46.100, and RCW 49.46.120; adding new sections; and providing a statement of intent, rule of construction, effective date, and severability clause.
1/15/2016 4:04 PM1434Sharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/29/2016
1/15/2016 4:39 PM1435Sharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 6
1/15/2016 4:02 PM1436Sharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 2
1/11/2016 3:30 PM1437Andrew VilleneuvePollution Accountability Initiative - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
1/25/2016 1:21 PM1438Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Expired on 1/27/2016 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/28/2016
1/25/2016 12:51 PM1439Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 1/28/2016
1/11/2016 1:13 PM1440Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
1/19/2016 3:10 PM1441Trevor ReedHighway Project Selection, Financing and Operations - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/2/2016
1/25/2016 12:50 PM1442Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Tax Increases4
1/28/2016 10:36 AM1443Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
1/28/2016 10:37 AM1444Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
1/28/2016 10:37 AM1445Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
1/28/2016 10:37 AM1446Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
1/28/2016 10:38 AM1447Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
1/28/2016 10:39 AM1448Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act6 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/11/2016
2/1/2016 2:33 PM1449Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Red-Light Ticketing Cameras
2/1/2016 2:33 PM1450Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/18/2016
2/1/2016 2:38 PM1451Matt SheaWe Want A Constitutional Court
1/15/2016 4:04 PM1452Sharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 4
1/15/2016 4:39 PM1453Sharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 5
2/2/2016 3:23 PM1454Trevor ReedHighway Project Selection, Financing and Operation
1/22/2016 2:06 PM1455Kyle RyanConsent to extract a person's biological material - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/10/2016
2/2/2016 2:50 PM1456Clifford GreeneDisclosure and Labeling of Retail Genetically Modified Food
2/10/2016 3:14 PM1457Tim EymanLet The Voters Decide on Red-Light Ticketing Cameras
2/10/2016 3:18 PM1458Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/11/2016 1:09 PM1459Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/11/2016 1:11 PM1460Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/11/2016 1:13 PM1461Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/11/2016 1:14 PM1462Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/8/2016 8:34 AM1463Roy BrownProperty Tax
2/8/2016 3:31 PM1464Benjamin StuckartGovernment Accountability Act 1 - Accountability of Washington
2/8/2016 3:32 PM1465Benjamin StuckartGovernment Accountability Act 2 - Accountability of Washington's electoral system to the people
2/8/2016 3:32 PM1466Benjamin StuckartGovernment Accountability Act 3 - Accountability of Washington's electoral system to the people
2/8/2016 3:32 PM1467Benjamin StuckartGovernment Accountability Act 4 - Accountability of Washington's electoral system to the people
2/8/2016 3:32 PM1468Benjamin StuckartGovernment Accountability Act 5 - Accountability of Washington
2/16/2016 11:55 AM1469Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/19/2016
2/16/2016 11:56 AM1470Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/19/2016
2/16/2016 11:57 AM1471Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 2/19/2016
2/10/2016 9:29 AM1472Kyle RyanConditions governing the removal or extraction of a person's biological material
2/4/2016 4:39 PM1473Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection, v. 1
2/4/2016 4:40 PM1474Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection, v. 2
2/4/2016 4:42 PM1475Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection, v. 3
2/5/2016 8:33 AM1476Dustin RossEducation and The Common Core
2/16/2016 11:58 AM1477Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/22/2016 12:06 PM1478Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/22/2016 12:07 PM1479Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes6 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/22/2016 12:08 PM1480Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/23/2016 8:27 AM1481Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act
2/23/2016 8:28 AM1482Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/2/2016
2/4/2016 4:49 PM1483Eric LowneyPersonal Privacy, v. 1
2/23/2016 8:28 AM1484Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3
2/23/2016 8:28 AM1485Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4
2/22/2016 12:01 PM1486Lisa DindingerAN ACT Relating to the enforcement of the prohibition of transporting horses and other equines across Washington State borders for slaughter for human consumption; create a new section RCW 16.52.340 and amending RCW 16.168.010 and 16.168.140.
2/8/2016 1:07 PM1487Andrew VilleneuvePetitioning Industry Accountability Act
2/23/2016 9:33 AM1488Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
2/29/2016 4:36 PM1489Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
2/29/2016 4:36 PM1490Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
2/18/2016 4:38 PM1491Marilyn BalcerakExtreme Risk Protection Orders
2/29/2016 4:36 PM1492Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
2/29/2016 4:36 PM1493Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act5 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
3/1/2016 11:44 AM1494Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act6 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
2/18/2016 4:38 PM1495Marilyn BalcerakEmergency Protection Order
3/2/2016 8:33 AM1496Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/3/2016
2/22/2016 11:39 AM1497John FriendThe SMART Act—Accountability for State Government
3/2/2016 8:34 AM1498Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
3/2/2016 8:34 AM1499Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/21/2016
3/3/2016 9:48 AM1500Tim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/16/2016
2/22/2016 12:14 PM1501Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection v. 5
2/22/2016 12:15 PM1502Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection v. 6
3/7/2016 12:33 PM1503Tim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative2
3/2/2016 3:19 PM1504Joseph BackholmPrivacy and Safety in Locker Rooms Act
3/2/2016 3:16 PM1505Joseph BackholmLocker Room and Bathroom Privacy Act
3/2/2016 3:17 PM1506Joseph BackholmLocker Room Privacy Act
3/2/2016 3:18 PM1507Joseph BackholmLocker Room Privacy and Safety Act
3/2/2016 1:52 PM1508Joseph BackholmLocker Room & Bathroom Privacy and Safety Act
3/9/2016 10:56 AM1509Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls
3/2/2016 8:35 AM1510Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes4
3/2/2016 8:36 AM1511Tim EymanTougher To Raise Taxes5
3/2/2016 8:37 AM1512Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act6
3/18/2016 3:29 PM1513Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls
3/18/2016 2:45 PM1515Joseph BackholmStudent Privacy and Locker Room Safety Act
3/17/2016 2:25 PM1516Stephen SpearsSingle Payer Healthcare
3/18/2016 2:44 PM1517Eric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection, v. 8
3/8/2016 12:03 PM1518Bruce BeckettAN INITIATIVE establishing certain new and uniform labor standards
3/17/2016 4:22 PM1519Eric LowneyVulernable Individual Protection v. 7
3/28/2016 11:29 AM1520Lafeyette Dancyamending RCW 82.04.4489.
3/9/2016 10:54 AM1521Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act1
3/9/2016 10:55 AM1522Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act2
3/9/2016 10:55 AM1523Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act3
3/29/2016 11:08 AM1524Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs - Withdrawn by sponsor on 3/30/2016
3/29/2016 11:10 AM1525Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 4/26/2016
3/29/2016 11:11 AM1526Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 4/1/2016 - Expired on 4/27/2016
3/24/2016 11:30 AM1527Denise VaughanFunding K-20 Education
4/4/2016 1:44 PM1528Tim EymanVehicle Affordability Act - Withdrawn by sponsor on 4/8/2016
4/4/2016 8:18 AM1529Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls - Withdrawn by sponsor on 4/26/2016
4/7/2016 8:15 AM1530Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/6/2016
4/7/2016 8:16 AM1531Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars2 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/6/2016
4/11/2016 9:28 AM1532Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars3 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/6/2016
4/11/2016 9:29 AM1533Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars4 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 5/6/2016
4/14/2016 2:07 PM1534Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act1 - Withdrawn by sponsor on 4/28/2016
4/15/2016 11:52 AM1535Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars1
4/15/2016 11:53 AM1536Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars2
4/6/2016 11:58 AM1537Craig KellerIdentity / Immigration status verfication for Employment, Driver Licenses, Elections, Benefits and Public Safety
4/26/2016 3:14 PM1538Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls
5/5/2016 9:01 AM1539Tim EymanProtect Us From Tolls
5/4/2016 3 PM1540Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars1
5/4/2016 3:02 PM1541Tim EymanWe Love Our Cars2
1/8/2016 10:09 AMNot Yet AssignedStephen SpearsWashington State Single Payer Healthcare Initiative - Expired on 2/2/2016
1/8/2016 2:39 PMNot Yet AssignedChristian AllenLaw Enforcement and Responsible Citizens Firearms Act - Expired on 2/2/2016
1/19/2016 3:07 PMNot Yet AssignedJoe MunstermanMandatory Body Cameras for Law Enforcement - Expired on 2/29/2016 - Expired on 2/11/2016
1/20/2016 3:52 PMNot Yet AssignedSharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 7 - Expired on 2/11/2016
1/20/2016 3:54 PMNot Yet AssignedSharon KitchelFair Labor Standards - Version 8 - Expired on 2/11/2016
2/4/2016 4:46 PMNot Yet AssignedEric LowneyVulnerable Individual Protection, v. 4 - Expired on 2/29/2016
2/4/2016 4:51 PMNot Yet AssignedEric LowneyPersonal Privacy, v. 2 - Expired on 2/29/2016
2/19/2016 4:06 PMNot Yet AssignedStephen SpearsWashington State Single Payer Healthcare Plan - Expired on 3/15/2016
2/22/2016 12:16 PMNot Yet AssignedEric LowneyPersonal Privacy v. 3 - Expired on 3/16/2016
3/7/2016 8:14 AMNot Yet AssignedCraig KellerIdentity / Immigration status verfication for Employment, Driver Licenses, Elections, Benefits and Public Safety - Expired on 3/29/2016
3/7/2016 12:33 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative3 - Expired on 3/29/2016
3/7/2016 12:35 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanProperty Tax Fairness Initiative4 - Expired on 3/29/2016
3/24/2016 3:08 PMNot Yet AssignedRichard SchillingShared Parenting - Expired on 4/15/2016
3/24/2016 3:10 PMNot Yet AssignedRichard SchillingCourt Ordered Postsecondary Financial Aid - Expired on 4/15/2016
4/4/2016 8:14 AMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs4 - Expired on 4/27/2016
4/4/2016 8:16 AMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanBring Back Our $30 Car Tabs3 - Expired on 4/27/2016
4/4/2016 1:44 PMNot Yet AssignedTim EymanVehicle Affordability Act - Expired on 4/27/2016