Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2006

The following is a list of proposed initiatives to the People filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State. To be certified, a petition must contain the signatures of at least 224,880 registered voters. The deadline for filing petition signatures for the following initiatives is 5:00 p.m. July 7, 2006. Questions regarding the content of initiatives should be directed to the sponsor(s).

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.

Assigned Number: 913
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (509) 467-4323
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 913 concerns revenues and fees for state and local governments.

This measure would require state and local governments to receive either two-thirds legislative approval or majority voter approval to increase taxes or fees, and would require both approvals for certain state tax increases.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the legislature, before taking any action that raises state revenue or that increases fees, to gain a two-thirds majority approval of both houses or majority approval by the voters. Both approvals would be required where tax increases exceed the state expenditure limit. Actions taken by local taxing districts to increase revenues or to increase fees, would require either a two-thirds vote of the local legislative body or majority voter approval.

Withdrawn by Sponsor.

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Assigned Number: 914
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (509) 467-4323
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 914 concerns prohibiting discrimination and preferential treatment.

This measure would prohibit public and private entities from using race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in decisions about employment, contracting, subcontracting, college admissions and school assignment, and limit collection of data.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit public agencies, and private employers, schools and contractors from using race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in employment, education and contracting policies and actions. Public educational institutions would be prohibited from using these factors in admissions or other policies. Schools would be prohibited from considering them in school assignment decisions. Public agencies would be prohibited from using these factors in contracting and subcontracting. Government collection of data would be limited.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 915
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (509) 467-4323
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 915 concerns limiting motor vehicle charges.

This measure would cap motor vehicle registration charges at $30 per year, repeal taxes and fees exceeding the $30 limit, calculate vehicle taxes and fees based on purchase price, and retire certain bonds.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would limit motor vehicle registration charges to $30 per year for vehicles weighing less than 22,000 pounds, and would repeal certain fees and charges exceeding the limit. Replacement and reflectorized plate fees would be reduced. A new valuation schedule based on purchase price would be used in calculating motor vehicle taxes and fees. Regional transit authorities would be required to retire or defease outstanding bonds pledging motor vehicle taxes as security for repayment.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 916
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (509) 467-4323
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Relating to transportation.



Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 917
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 917 concerns limiting motor vehicle charges

This measure would cap motor vehicle registration charges at $30 per year, repeal taxes and fees exceeding the $30 limit, calculate vehicle taxes and fees based on purchase price, and retire certain bonds.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would limit motor vehicle registration charges to $30 per year for vehicles weighing less than 22,000 pounds, and would repeal certain fees and charges exceeding the limit. Replacement and reflectorized plate fees would be reduced. A new valuation schedule based on purchase price would be used in calculating motor vehicle taxes and fees. Regional transit authorities would be required to retire or defease outstanding bonds pledging motor vehicle taxes as security for repayment.

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Assigned Number: 918
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 918 concerns transportation.

This measure would open carpool lanes during off-peak hours, dedicate state motor vehicle sales and use taxes to fund road expansion projects, and require the state issue $10 billion in bonds for this.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require carpool lanes to be open to all traffic, except weekdays 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. It would require sales and use taxes on motor vehicles to be used exclusively to expand road capacity and improve traffic flow. It would require the state to issue $10 billion in general obligation bonds for traffic congestion relief projects, and would pledge the above taxes to repay the bonds.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order

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Assigned Number: 919
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Richard J. Spady

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 7237
Bellevue, WA 98008-1237
Phone: (425) 747-8373


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 919 concerns a process to provide citizens’ opinions to governments.

This measure would establish a network of citizen councilors, coordinated by the state auditor’s office, where volunteers would meet in small groups and share their opinions on topics of public interest for tabulation.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a network of citizen councilors to engage in dialogue on topics of public importance. Topics would be periodically identified by the state auditor based on special questionnaires sent to citizens who choose to participate, plus suggestions from public officials. The program would be coordinated through the state auditor’s office, would encourage citizen volunteers to meet in small groups, and develop opinions. Opinions would be tabulated with funding by donations and subscriptions.

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Assigned Number: 920
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Dennis Falk

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 557
Fox Island, WA 98333-0557
Phone: (253) 565-1776
abolish-wa-st-estate-tax@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 920 concerns estate tax.

This measure would repeal Washington’s state laws imposing tax, currently dedicated for the education legacy trust fund, on transfers of estates of persons dying on or after the effective date of this measure.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
Washington law currently imposes a graduated tax on the transfer of certain Washington estates having a taxable value of more than 2 million dollars. Certain property, described in statute, is excluded from the taxable value. The revenues from this tax are deposited in the education legacy trust fund. This measure would repeal this estate tax. The repeal would apply to the taxable estates of persons dying on or after the effective date of the measure.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order

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Assigned Number: 921
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Tracy Oetting

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 192
Skykomish, WA 98288
Phone: (877) 745-9592
onestrike@seanet.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 921 concerns punishment for certain crimes.

This measure would classify certain crimes as violent sex offenses and would impose life imprisonment without possibility of release on adults who are convicted of such offenses, or of sexually violent predator escape.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would classify the following crimes as violent sex offenses: first degree rape, second degree rape, first degree rape of a child, second degree rape of a child, first degree child molestation, first degree kidnapping, indecent liberties by forcible compulsion, and criminal attempt, conspiracy or solicitation to commit such a crime. Adults convicted of committing these crimes or of committing sexually violent predator escape would be sentenced to life imprisonment without possibility of release.

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Assigned Number: 922
Filed: 01/13/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Gretchen Sand

Public Contact Information:
220 E 15th Ave
Kennewick, WA 99337
Phone: (509) 586-1408
gretchen_sand@hotmail.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 922 concerns prohibiting “dangerous” initiatives and referendums.

This measure would prohibit “dangerous” ballot measures, require sponsors to research the effects of their measures, prohibit certain donations and payments, authorize criminal penalties, and authorize a 1-2% sales tax increase if necessary.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit “dangerous” initiatives and referendums, and require sponsors to research the effects of measures and provide that research to state officials to determine which measures to exclude from the ballot or signature collection. It also would provide for criminal penalties and prohibit anybody convicted of violating this initiative from ever proposing another initiative or referendum, prohibit donations from “special interest groups” or non-state residents, and authorize a sales tax increase if necessary.

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Assigned Number: 923
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Kris Craig

Public Contact Information:
4034 Rock Maple Ln #102
Olympia, WA 98502
Phone: (360) 888-9895
Kris@citizensforhealthcare.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 923 concerns creation of a universal health care system.

This measure would establish a department of universal health care to operate a health care system open to all legal residents and funded by the state and by patient co payments based on income.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a department of universal health care, with a director appointed by the governor. The department would operate a health care system open to all legal residents. It would pay medically necessary expenses using DSHS and Medicare rates, but would not cover elective surgery, herbal supplements, or unapproved drugs. Co-payments of 25 to 75% would be required for adults with annual incomes exceeding $60,000. The program would be funded by the state.

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Assigned Number: 924
Filed: 01/10/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Brian Janssen

Public Contact Information:
300 Lenora St #259
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: (206) 652-3300
bjanssen@firstclasseducation.org

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 924 concerns expenditures by school districts.

This measure would require, beginning with the 2007-2008 school year, that school districts spend at least 65% of “operational expenditures” on “classroom instructional expenditures,” as defined by the initiative, with certain waivers available.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure requires school districts spend at least 65% of “operational expenditures” on “classroom instructional expenditures.” “Operational expenditures” is defined to exclude capital construction and debt payments. “Classroom instructional expenditures” is defined to include, amongst others, teachers, textbooks, computers, and libraries. Districts spending less than 65% in the 2006-2007 school year must increase “classroom instructional expenditures” by 2% annually, subject to waiver by the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Annual reporting and performance audits are required.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order

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Assigned Number: 925
Filed: 01/13/2006

Sponsors
Mr. D. Dewalt

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 323
Woodinville, WA 98072
Phone: 866-439-3253
dale@votequest.org

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 925 concerns giving notice of insolvency proceedings.

This measure would amend receivership laws to require notice to all employees if their business employer files an insolvency proceeding such as a receivership, assignment for the benefit of creditors, bankruptcy or liquidation.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would amend receivership laws to require notice to employees when a business seeks liquidation or reorganization in a receivership, bankruptcy or other insolvency proceeding. Employers operating as domestic or foreign businesses within Washington would be required to notify their employees when they file insolvency proceedings. Anyone willfully or intentionally failing to certify that such notice has been provided would be subject to a civil penalty and to payment of attorney fees.

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Assigned Number: 926
Filed: 01/09/2006

Sponsors
Mr. John M. Smith

Public Contact Information:
17 Torppa Rd
Naselle, WA 98638
Phone: (360) 484-7738
rcw4180@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 926 concerns public employee collective bargaining agreements.

This measure would prohibit collective bargaining agreements for certain public employees from requiring the employee to pay any fees, dues or other obligations to a bargaining representative as a condition of employment.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit collective bargaining agreements for employees of the State of Washington, state colleges and universities, community colleges, and school districts from including a clause, known as a “union security clause,” that requires the payment of any fees, dues or other obligations to a bargaining representative as a condition of employment.

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Assigned Number: 927
Filed: 01/18/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (509) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to prohibiting preferential treatment.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 928
Filed: 01/17/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Anne Hogenson

Public Contact Information:
410 5th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
Phone: (253) 845-3043


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 928 concerns sex offender registration.

This measure would set minimum terms of ten years (first conviction) and twenty years (second conviction) for felony sex offenders who fail to register, and would require electronic monitoring of certain sex offenders.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would elevate the crime of failure of a felony sex offender to register as a sex offender to a class A felony, and impose a mandatory minimum prison term of ten years for the first conviction and twenty years for the second conviction. It would also require any level 3 sex offender or sex offender who registers as “transient” or with “no known address” to be electronically monitored using a global positioning system.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 929
Filed: 01/23/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Amber Garrett

Public Contact Information:
3320 Lombard Ave.
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (206) 706-8338
nofrontplate@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 929 concerns vehicle license plates.

This measure would require a car, truck, or other vehicle to have only one license plate, mounted on the rear of the vehicle. Existing statutes would be amended to reflect this change.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require cars, trucks, and other vehicles used on the public highways to display one, and only one, license plate, mounted on the rear of the vehicle. A number of existing statutes would be amended to reflect this change in license plate requirements.

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Assigned Number: 930
Filed: 01/19/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 930 concerns revenues and fees for state and local governments.

This measure would require two-thirds approval by the legislative body, or majority approval by the legislative body and voter approval, for state and local governments to increase taxes, fees or other revenue.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require the state legislature and local taxing districts to gain two-thirds majority approval of the legislative body, or majority legislative approval and voter approval, before taking action that raises revenue or increases fees. “Raises state revenue” would include imposing new taxes, increasing a tax rate or tax base, or extending an expiring tax. The measure would not apply to revenue increases and fee increases by local taxing districts that require voter approval.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 931
Filed: 01/17/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to transportation.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 932
Filed: 01/19/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Steven Pyeatt

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 2623
Issaquah, WA 98027
Phone: (206) 312-0394
info@countychoice.org

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 932 concerns creation or consolidation of counties.

This measure would establish procedures for forming or consolidating counties, including a petition, approval by either the legislature or local voters, division of county assets and liabilities, and electing initial county officers.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish procedures for creating or consolidating counties, including a petition by which voters would propose the county formation or consolidation. Those petitions would be reviewed, and either the legislature or the local voters would be asked whether to approve the formation or consolidation. It also provides for the division of county assets and liabilities, for the governance of the counties during transition, and for the election of initial county officers.

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Assigned Number: 933
Filed: 01/24/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Daniel W. Wood

Public Contact Information:
681 Monte Elma Rd.
Montesano, WA 98563
Phone: (360) 870-6018


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure 933 concerns government regulation of private property.

This measure would require compensation when government regulation damages the use or value of private property, would forbid regulations that prohibit existing legal uses of private property, and would provide exceptions or payments. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require government agencies to consider the effects of and alternatives to regulating private property. Compensation would be required when regulations are enforced that damage private property use or value, including regulations prohibiting or restricting property uses that were allowed as of January 1, 1996. Exceptions would exist for regulations applying equally to all property subject to the agency’s jurisdiction. Development regulations that would prohibit existing legal property uses would not be permitted.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order

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Assigned Number: 934
Filed: 02/03/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Donald D. Hansler

Public Contact Information:
22711 66th Ave Ct E
Spanaway, WA 98387
Phone: (253) 846-3354


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 934 concerns qualifications for state elective office.

This measure would require every candidate for state elective office to pass the tenth grade Washington assessment of student learning (WASL) test, and to file an affidavit so certifying before filing for office.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require every candidate for state elective office to pass the tenth grade Washington assessment of student learning (WASL) test, and to present an affidavit so certifying when filing for office. The secretary of state would make arrangements with the superintendent of public instruction to identify a location where the test would be administered to prospective candidates. The candidates would pay the fee for administration of the test.

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Assigned Number: 935
Filed: 02/03/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Donald D. Hansler

Public Contact Information:
22711 66th Ave CT E
Spanaway, WA 98387
Phone: (253) 846-3354


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 935 concerns providing bonus compensation to teachers based on parent ratings.

This measure would provide yearly bonus payments for public school teachers based on parent/guardian ratings, calculated as a percentage of average teacher salary, and funded by a sales tax increase of 0.15 percent.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would provide yearly bonus compensation to public school teachers, based on questionnaires mailed to parents and guardians of students. Each parent or guardian could rate the teacher according to a scale set forth in the measure. Teachers with high average scores would qualify for bonus payments as described in the measure. The state sales tax would be increased by fifteen one-hundredths of one percent (0.15%), with revenues used only for additional teacher compensation.

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Assigned Number: 936
Filed: 02/01/2006

Sponsors
Mr. James M. Hines

Public Contact Information:
3508 38th Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Phone: (253) 858-4928


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 936 concerns criminal sentences for certain sex offenders.

This measure would establish minimum sentences for certain sex offenses against children, developmentally disabled persons, mentally disordered persons, frail elderly persons or vulnerable adults, and restrict eligibility for treatment-based alternative sex offender sentencing.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish minimum sentences of twenty-five years or the maximum of the standard sentence range, whichever is greater, for certain sex offenses against specified vulnerable victims, including children. Offenders would be eligible for a treatment-based sex offender sentencing alternative only if certain requirements are met, including a lack of acts constituting multiple-victim sex offenses, and a family relationship between the offender and victim who agrees, or whose family agrees, to the sentencing alternative.

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Assigned Number: 937
Filed: 01/25/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Robert Jay Pregulman

Public Contact Information:
150 Nickerson #109
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: (206) 283-3335
Fax: (206) 283-3336
info@energysecuritynow.org

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 937 concerns energy resource use by certain electric utilities.

This measure would require certain electric utilities with 25,000 or more customers to meet certain targets for energy conservation and use of renewable energy resources, as defined, including energy credits, or pay penalties.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require investor-owned and consumer-owned utilities with 25,000 or more customers to meet designated targets for energy conservation, including cogeneration as defined, and use of eligible renewable energy resources. Renewable energy resource targets may be met by designated investment levels, including energy resource credits. Utilities not meeting conservation and renewable energy resource targets would pay penalties to the state, to be used for purchase of renewable energy credits or certain energy conservation purposes.

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Assigned Number: 938
Filed: 02/10/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Anne Hogenson

Public Contact Information:
410 5th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
Phone: (253) 845-3043


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 938 concerns sex offender monitoring.

This measure would require constant electronic monitoring for any sex offender who is convicted of failure to register, is classified as risk level III, or registers as “transient” or with “no known address.”

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require the following sex offenders to submit to electronic monitoring using a global positioning system for the entire duration of their registration: (a) those convicted of failure to register as a sex offender; (b) those classified at risk level III; or (c) those who register as “transient” or with “no known address.” The system would be required to actively monitor, identify, and timely report the offender’s location.

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Assigned Number: 939
Filed: 02/10/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Anne Hogenson

Public Contact Information:
410 5th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
Phone: (253) 845-3043


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 939 concerns sex offender registration.

This measure would establish mandatory minimum sentences for failure to register after conviction of a felony sex offense: up to twelve months in prison (first conviction) and at least seventeen months (subsequent convictions).

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish mandatory minimum sentences for those convicted of failure to register with the county sheriff after being convicted of a felony sex offense. The measure would establish a minimum sentence of up to twelve months in prison for the first conviction, and at least seventeen months for any subsequent conviction.

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Assigned Number: 940
Filed: 02/17/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Timothy J. Janssen

Public Contact Information:
601 N. Western
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 665-8975


Initiative Subject
Relating to open ballot voting.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 941
Filed: 02/17/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Timothy J. Janssen

Public Contact Information:
601 N. Western
Wenatchee, WA 98801
Phone: (509) 665-8975


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 941 concerns nominations of candidates for elective office.

This measure would permit minor political parties or independent groups to nominate a candidate even if another party nominates the candidate. A candidate could still receive only one vote per ballot.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would permit more than one political party or independent convention to nominate the same candidate for a single elective office. The candidate’s name and affiliation would appear separately on the ballot for each nomination (e.g. “John Smith, X Party” and “John Smith Y Party”). The candidate could not receive more than one vote from each ballot, but votes received in connection with each nomination would be totaled to determine the winner.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order.

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Assigned Number: 942
Filed: 02/15/2006

Sponsors
Ms. Tamara Seasholtz

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 2465
Portland, OR, WA 97208
Phone: (360) 213-7302


Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 942 concerns rainwater.

This measure would provide that collection of rainwater for storage and reuse on the same property where collected shall not be restricted, regulated, or require water rights. Certain local safety regulations would apply.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would state, “The collection of rainwater, for storage and reuse on the same property where it is collected, shall not be restricted or regulated, nor require water rights. All local regulations concerning the safe storage, use, and disposal of water shall apply.”

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Assigned Number: 943
Filed: 03/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 943 concerns prohibiting discrimination and preferential treatment.

This measure would prohibit government from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin as factors in employment, contracting, college admission and public school assignment decisions, and limit collecting information regarding these factors.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit state and local governments from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in their employment, education, and contracting decisions. Public educational institutions would be prohibited from using these factors in admissions or other policies. Schools would be prohibited from considering these factors in school assignment decisions. Public agencies would be prohibited from using these factors in awarding contracts or subcontracts. Governments would be limited in collecting information concerning these factors.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 944
Filed: 03/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 944 concerns taxes, revenues and fees for state and local governments.

This measure would require state and local governments to receive two-thirds approval by the legislative body, or majority approval by the legislative body and voter approval to increase taxes, fees or other revenue.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require the state legislature and local taxing districts to gain two-thirds majority approval of the legislative body, or majority legislative approval and voter approval, before taking action that raises revenue or increases fees. “Raises state revenue” would include imposing new taxes, increasing a tax rate or tax base, or extending an expiring tax. The measure would not apply to revenue increases and fee increases by local taxing districts that require voter approval.

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Assigned Number: 945
Filed: 03/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to citizens' rights in the initiative and referendum process.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 946
Filed: 03/15/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Robert D. Baker

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 911
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: (206) 300-8682
protectwa@hotmail.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 946 concerns identity verification and immigration status of applicants for public benefits.

This measure would require state and local government employees to verify identity and immigration status of every applicant for non-federally mandated public benefits, and report immigration violations, making failure to report a misdemeanor. Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require state and local government employees to verify the identity and immigration status of every applicant for non-federally mandated public benefits (including among others TANF, Medicaid, food stamps, WIC, and public housing). Identification cards, including driver’s licenses, issued without verification of immigration status would not be accepted to establish identity or eligibility. Failure to report immigration violations to federal officials would be a misdemeanor. Private suits to remedy violations would be authorized.

Ballot Title Revised by Court Order

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Assigned Number: 947
Filed: 03/30/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 947 concerns the initiative and referendum process.

This measure would direct a two-thirds legislative vote on emergency clauses or bills affecting the initiative and referendum process; provide judicial review of emergency clauses; define and provide penalties for interference with petition-signing.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the Legislature not to enact legislation affecting the initiative and referendum process, or to add emergency clauses affecting the right of referendum, without a two-thirds vote in each house; require legislative findings and provide judicial review on emergency clauses, with a “strict scrutiny” standard; make it a Class C felony to interfere with persons signing initiative or referendum petitions, as defined; and revise required language appearing on initiative and referendum petitions.

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Assigned Number: 948
Filed: 03/23/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 948 concerns prohibiting discrimination and preferential treatment.

This measure would prohibit government from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin as factors in employment, contracting, college admission and public school assignment decisions, and limit collecting information regarding these factors.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit state and local governments from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in their employment, education, and contracting decisions. Public educational institutions would be prohibited from using these factors in admissions or other policies. Schools would be prohibited from considering these factors in school assignment decisions. Public agencies would be prohibited from using these factors in awarding contracts or subcontracts. Governments would be limited in collecting information concerning these factors.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 949
Filed: 03/28/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 949 concerns amendments to the law against discrimination.

This measure would amend the laws against discrimination by removing all references extending coverage of the law to discrimination based on “sexual orientation” or “sexual preference” in employment, housing, and public accommodations.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would amend the state laws against discrimination by removing from those laws all references including “sexual orientation” or “sexual preference” as a basis for protection against discrimination. The measure would also add language to the law expressly disclaiming any intent to authorize quotas, set-asides, or other preferential treatment for any individual or group based on sexual orientation or sexual preference, and prohibiting the state from requiring preferential treatment by schools, churches or employers.

Withdrawn by Sponsor

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Assigned Number: 950
Filed: 05/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to prohibiting discrimination and preferential treatment

Withdrawn by sponsor.

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Assigned Number: 951
Filed: 05/05/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425)493-8707
Fax: (425)493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 951 concerns prohibiting discrimination and preferential treatment.

This measure would prohibit government from using race, sex, color, ethnicity or national origin as factors in employment, contracting and education, including school admissions and assignments, and limit collecting information regarding these factors.

Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit state and local governments from considering race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in their employment, education, and contracting decisions. Public educational institutions would be prohibited from using these factors in admissions or other policies. Schools would be prohibited from considering these factors in school assignment decisions. Public agencies would be prohibited from using these factors in awarding contracts or subcontracts. Governments would be limited in collecting information concerning these factors.

Withdrawn by sponsor.

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Assigned Number: 952
Filed: 05/11/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Jon T. Haugen

Public Contact Information:
13502 NW 49th Ave
Vancouver, WA 98685-1597
Phone: (360)907-8340
bushwar1@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Initiative Measure No. 952 concerns use of video lottery terminal revenue for “green power” projects.

This measure would direct the lottery commission to operate up to 10,000 video lottery terminals and create a board to distribute revenues for “green power” tax incentives, home improvement loans, and educational grants.


Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the state lottery commission to operate a maximum of 10,000 video lottery terminals, linked by a central state-operated computer. The terminals would be designed to reduce gambling abuse by limiting the amounts any individual could lose. A board would distribute revenue from operation of the lottery terminals for tax incentives to new “green power” industries, loans for energy-efficient home improvements, and educational grants to fund studies relating to “green power” industries.

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Assigned Number: Inactive
Filed: 01/17/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to motor vehicle charges.

Assigned Number: Inactive
Filed: 01/19/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Bill Harrington

Public Contact Information:
5404 264th St. E
Graham, WA 98338
Phone: (253) 262-1797


Initiative Subject
Relating to the Washington State Primary

Assigned Number: Inactive
Filed: 01/30/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to prohibiting preferential treatment.

Assigned Number: Inactive
Filed: 02/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Mark Horan

Public Contact Information:
5115 9th Ave NE
Tacoma, WA 98422
Phone: (206) 227-3902


Initiative Subject
Relating to possessing a stolen motor vehicle.

Assigned Number: Inactive
Filed: 02/07/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to prohibiting discrimination.

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 03/02/2006

Sponsors
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Mr. Tim Eyman

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 18250
Spokane, WA 99228
Phone: (425) 493-8707
Fax: (425) 493-1027
jakatak@comcast.net

Initiative Subject
Relating to preferential treatment.

Inactive