Proposed Initiatives to the People - 2010

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 and appear on the 2010 General Election ballot, a petition must contain the signatures of at least 241,153 registered voters. The deadline for filing petition signatures for the following initiatives is 5:00 p.m. July 2, 2010. 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: 1052
Filed: 01/04/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Tim Eyman
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Ms. Dagny Lord
Mr. Donald M. Benton
Ms. Erma Turner
Ms. Janea Holmquist
Ms. Keli A. Carender
Mr. Michael E. Dunmire
Ms. Nancy J. Nelson

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1052 concerns tax increases imposed by state government.

Concise Description: This measure would restate existing statutory requirements that legislative action or combination of actions that increase state tax revenue must be approved by two-thirds legislative majorities or receive voter approval in a referendum.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would restate the existing statutory requirement that legislative action that raises taxes must be approved by a two-thirds vote in both houses of the legislature or approved in a referendum to the people. “Raises taxes” would be defined as any action or combination of actions by the legislature that increases state revenue deposited in any fund. The measure would also restate existing requirements for raising taxes in excess of the state expenditure limit.

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Assigned Number: 1053
Filed: 01/04/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Tim Eyman
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M.J. Fagan
Ms. Dagny Lord
Mr. Donald M. Benton
Ms. Erma Turner
Ms. Janea Holmquist
Ms. Keli A. Carender
Mr. Michael E. Dunmire
Ms. Nancy J. Nelson

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1053 concerns tax and fee increases imposed by state government.

Concise Description: This measure would restate existing statutory requirements that legislative actions raising taxes must be approved by two-thirds legislative majorities or receive voter approval, and that new or increased fees require majority legislative approval.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would restate the existing statutory requirement that any action or combination of actions by the legislature that raises taxes must be approved by a two-thirds vote in both houses of the legislature or approved in a referendum to the people, and it would restate the existing statutory definition of “raises taxes.” It would also restate that new or increased fees must be approved by a majority vote in both houses of the legislature.

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Assigned Number: 1054
Filed: 01/04/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Tim Eyman
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M. J. Fagan
Ms. Dagny Lord
Mr. Donald M. Benton
Ms. Erma Turner
Ms. Janea Holmquist
Ms. Keli A. Carender
Mr. Michael E. Dunmire
Ms. Nancy J. Nelson

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

Initiative Subject
Related to taxes and fees (c)

*Withdrawn by sponsor on January 11, 2009

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Assigned Number: 1055
Filed: 01/04/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Tim Eyman
Mr. Leo Fagan
Mr. M. J. Fagan
Ms. Dagny Lord
Mr. Donald M. Benton
Ms. Erma Turner
Ms. Janea Holmquist
Ms. Keli A. Carender
Mr. Michael E. Dunmire
Ms. Nancy J. Nelson

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1055 concerns tax and fee increases imposed by state government.

Concise Description: This measure would restate existing statutory requirements that legislative actions raising taxes must be approved by two-thirds legislative majorities or receive voter approval, and that new or increased fees require majority legislative approval.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would restate the existing statutory requirement that any action or combination of actions by the legislature that raises taxes must be approved by a two-thirds vote in both houses of the legislature or approved in a referendum to the people, and it would restate the existing statutory definition of “raises taxes.” It would also restate that new or increased fees must be approved by a majority vote in both houses of the legislature.

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Assigned Number: 1056
Filed: 01/08/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Karen Anderson

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 65488
University Place, WA 98464
Phone: 206-935-3505
info@RespectWashington.us

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1056 concerns private and public enforcement of immigration laws.

Concise Description: This measure would require state and local agencies to enforce federal immigration laws and verify immigration status to issue driver’s licenses and public benefits. All employers would have to “E-Verify” employees’ immigration status.


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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure requires state and local agencies to assist in enforcing federal immigration laws. All private and public employers would be required to “E-Verify” immigration status of employees, subject to loss of licenses and other penalties. It would require verification of immigration status of applicants for many public benefits. Nonprofit organizations would be prohibited from offering employment services without proof of immigration status. Issuance of driver’s licenses would be prohibited without proof of immigration status.

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Assigned Number: 1057
Filed: 01/04/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Philip Bitar

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12402
Everett, WA 98206-2402
Phone: 425-530-8057
pr@LetsTearUpTheBlankCheck.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1057 concerns the state budget.

Concise Description: This measure would direct the Legislature to enact a constitutional amendment that establishes a ceiling on state income and debt, which could be increased or decreased only by a vote of the people.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the Legislature to enact a constitutional amendment establishing a ceiling on state income and debt, based on annual income plus debt, expressed as a fraction of total expenditures for goods and services produced in Washington in a twelve-month period. Increases in the ceiling would require approval of two-thirds of the voters, decreases would require majority approval. Proposed changes could be placed on the ballot by the legislature or by voter petition.

*Withdrawn by sponsor on February 25, 2010

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Assigned Number: 1058
Filed: 01/19/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Ray D. Benham
Mr. Dustin Ray Dobson
Mr. Roy Plunkett

Public Contact Information:
5312 W Tucannon Ave
Kennewick, WA 99336
Phone: 509-783-3829
RMonteB@charter.net

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1058 concerns teaching the Declaration of Independence, federal constitution, and Washington Constitution.

Concise Description: This measure would require the teaching of and testing on the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Washington Constitution, and other specified documents, as a prerequisite to graduation from high school.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require specified teaching concerning the relationship of the Declaration of Independence to the federal and state constitutions, and related documents, as a prerequisite to graduation from public and private high school. Copies of these documents would be displayed in all schools. The measure also defines what “teaching” is required. Teaching would occur in fifth grade, eighth grade, and two years of high school, and would be a subject of state standardized testing.

*Statement of Subject revised by AG on 02-04-2010

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Assigned Number: 1059
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1059 concerns rights to self-defense and privacy.

Concise Description: This measure would prohibit governmental restriction of firearm rights and tracking of firearms; provide self-defense and privacy rights for citizens, except when committing crimes; and declare federal laws inconsistent with this measure invalid.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would: declare that law-abiding citizens have the rights to self-defense and privacy, except when committing a crime, including the right to use firearms, ammunition, and other means of defense; prohibit any governmental restriction on firearms or other means of self-defense, prohibit tracking firearms or other means of defense through markings, symbols, radio frequency identification dust, chips, tags, paint, or other identifiers; and declare any federal law inconsistent with this measure invalid in Washington.

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Assigned Number: 1060
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1060 concerns federal taxes collected in Washington.

Concise Description: This measure would direct the state to deposit certain federal taxes in the state treasury, distribute them based upon legislative determinations of the constitutionality of federal actions, and bar their direct federal collection.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the state to collect certain federal taxes and place them in an escrow account in the state treasury. The taxes would be distributed to their federal recipients or transferred to the state general fund, depending on whether the federal government is acting in a constitutional manner. The measure declares that federal agents would be barred from directly collecting these taxes in Washington, and that certain federal laws are null and void.

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Assigned Number: 1061
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1061 concerns arrests, searches, and seizures by federal employees.

Concise Description: This measure would authorize sheriffs to prohibit federal employees from making arrests, searches, or seizures; require attorney general permission if the federal action is against the sheriff’s employees; and require prosecution of violators.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure applies to arrest, search, or seizure by federal employees not designated as Washington peace officers. A sheriff could prohibit the federal employees from acting without the sheriff’s permission, with exceptions for federal enclaves and certain emergencies. If the arrest, search, or seizure involves a sheriff’s employee, the attorney general’s permission is required. Arrests, searches, or seizures contrary to the measure are unlawful and subject to criminal charges. It would invalidate conflicting federal laws.

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Assigned Number: 1062
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1062 concerns firearms manufactured in Washington.

Concise Description: This measure would declare exempt from all federal regulation certain personal firearms, “firearm accessories,” and ammunition that are manufactured in Washington without significant parts imported from another state, and that remain in Washington.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would declare that certain personal firearms, “firearm accessories,” and ammunition manufactured in Washington without using any significant parts imported from another state, and that are not removed from Washington are exempt from federal regulation, including any federal registration requirement. The measure would not apply to certain firearms, including firearms that cannot be carried and used by one person, that fire exploding projectiles, or, except shotguns, that discharge multiple projectiles with one trigger pull.

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Assigned Number: 1063
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1063 concerns healthcare.

Concise Description: This measure would prohibit compelling healthcare system participation, penalizing direct healthcare payments, or enacting laws or rules prohibiting purchase of private healthcare insurance, and would declare federal laws inconsistent with this measure invalid.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit legally compelling any person, employer or healthcare provider to participate in any healthcare system; prohibit penalization of direct payment for lawful healthcare services; and provide that laws and rules cannot prohibit purchase or sale of health insurance in private healthcare systems. It would allow healthcare providers to accept direct payment for lawful healthcare services without penalty. It would declare any federal law that violates this measure to be invalid in Washington.

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Assigned Number: 1064
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1064 concerns citing to the constitution in law-making.

Concise Description: This measure would call for state, federal, and local laws and rules to cite and explain constitutional authority for laws and rules, and limit laws and rules based on the cited constitutional authorization.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure states that state and local legislative bodies and executive branch agencies shall cite federal or state constitutional language authorizing any bill, law, ordinance, or rule and explain how the cited constitutional language authorizes the bill, law, ordinance, or rule. It also states that state laws would be limited to that constitutional authorization; that the federal government should follow the same procedures; and that federal laws violating this measure would be invalid in Washington.

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Assigned Number: 1065
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1065 concerns prohibiting government from taxing or regulating greenhouse gas production.

Concise Description: This measure would prohibit state and local government from taxing or regulating greenhouse gases; declare federal laws inconsistent with these prohibitions are invalid; and establish penalties for enforcing laws inconsistent with these prohibitions.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit state and local government from taxing, penalizing, or regulating production or emission of greenhouse gases, and would prohibit adopting policies or disincentives designed to modify emissions directly or indirectly. The measure would declare to be void any federal action contrary to these prohibitions and any government action violating these prohibitions by indirect effect. The measure would also establish penalties for individuals enforcing or attempting to enforce laws inconsistent with these prohibitions.

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Assigned Number: 1066
Filed: 01/14/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass
Mr. Martin W. Howser

Public Contact Information:
1324 N Liberty Lake Rd #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@FreedomInitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1066 concerns federal laws regarding health care.

Concise Description: This measure would declare federal laws invalid in Washington that directly regulate, or potentially indirectly regulate, health care in specified ways; and declare criminal and civil penalties for enforcing such invalidated federal laws.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure states that any federal law regulating healthcare systems or services in specified ways is null and void and of no force or effect in Washington, including federal laws that have the potential to indirectly regulate health care if enforced or threatened to be enforced. It declares criminal and civil penalties for any action by a federal agent or employee to enforce, or threaten to enforce, any federal law declared invalid by this measure.

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Assigned Number: 1067
Filed: 01/20/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Trent Matson

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1909
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: 360-352-7800
trentm@biaw.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1067 concerns industrial insurance.

Concise Description: This measure would establish a joint legislative task force to develop legislation that would eliminate Washington’s state-run industrial insurance fund by December 1, 2011, with recommendations to the legislature by February 1, 2011.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a joint legislative task force on industrial insurance privatization consisting of sixteen members: eight legislators, five representatives of business, two representatives of insurers, and one representative of labor. The task force would be directed to develop proposed legislation that would eliminate the state industrial insurance fund by December 1, 2011. Task force recommendations would be provided to the legislature by February 1, 2011. The legislature would provide staff and budget support.

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Assigned Number: 1068
Filed: 01/11/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Douglas Hiatt
Mr. Jeffrey Steinborn
Mr. Philip Waine Dawdy
Mr. Richard A. Smith
Mr. Wm. L. McPeak Jr.

Public Contact Information:
3161 Elliott Ave, Ste 340
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-412-8807
Fax: 206-622-3848
douglas@douglashiatt.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1068 concerns marijuana.

Concise Description: This measure would remove state civil and criminal penalties for persons eighteen years or older who cultivate, possess, transport, sell, or use marijuana. Restrictions and penalties for persons under eighteen would be retained.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would remove state civil and criminal penalties for persons eighteen years or older who cultivate, possess, transport, sell, or use marijuana. Marijuana would no longer be defined as a “controlled substance.” Civil and criminal penalties relating to drug paraphernalia and provisions authorizing seizure or forfeiture of property would not apply to marijuana-related offenses committed by persons eighteen years or older. The measure would retain current restrictions and penalties applicable to persons under eighteen.

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Assigned Number: 1069
Filed: 02/01/2010

Sponsors
Mr. James E. Vaughn

Public Contact Information:
14416 168th Street
Orting, WA 98360
Phone: 253-241-9634
Fax: 253-444-3820
jvaughn50@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1069 concerns the state seal.

Concise Description: This measure would require the Washington State Seal to depict a tapeworm attached to a taxpayer’s intestine, encircled by the words: Committed to sucking the life blood out of each and every taxpayer.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would require the Seal of the State of Washington to be changed to depict a vignette of a tapeworm dressed in a three piece suit attached to the lower intestine of a taxpayer shown as the central figure. The seal would be required to be encircled with the following words: “Committed to sucking the life blood out of each and every tax payer.” The illustration would be selected from submissions submitted by taxpayers.

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Assigned Number: 1070
Filed: 01/29/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1070 concerns taxation.

Concise Description: This measure would establish a tax on certain income, reduce the state property tax levy, reduce certain business and occupation taxes, and direct any resulting increased revenues to education and health services.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “federal base income” as defined, above $400,000 for married couples filing jointly, and above $200,000 for individuals, estates, and trusts; reduce the state property tax levy by twenty percent; and increase the business and occupation tax credit to $4,800. Revenues from this measure would first replace revenues lost by virtue of the reduced levy and increased credit. Any remaining revenues would be earmarked for education and health services.

*Title and Summary revised by court order on 3-12-2010

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Assigned Number: 1071
Filed: 02/01/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Philip Bitar

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12402
Everett, WA 98206-2402
Phone: 425-530-8057
campaign@LetsTearUpTheBlankCheck.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1071 concerns state income and debt.

Concise Description: This measure would establish a statutory ceiling on state government income and debt, revisable only by vote of the people, and request that the Legislature propose the same ceiling as a constitutional amendment.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a statutory ceiling on state government income and debt, based on annual income plus debt, expressed as a fraction of total expenditures for goods and services produced in Washington in a twelve-month period. Changes in the ceiling would require voter approval and could be placed on the ballot either by the Legislature or by voter petition. The measure would request the Legislature to propose the same ceiling as a constitutional amendment.



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Assigned Number: 1072
Filed: 02/10/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Dustin J. Reischman

Public Contact Information:
1005 NE Indiana St
Pullman, WA 99163
Phone: 509-480-1058
dustinjreischman@gmail.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1072 concerns drinking age laws.

Concise Description: This measure would authorize people to sell and provide alcoholic beverages to persons age nineteen and older, although persons under age twenty-one would still be prohibited from possessing, consuming, or purchasing alcoholic beverages.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
The laws prohibiting selling or providing “liquor” (alcohol, spirits, beer, and wine) to anyone under age twenty-one would be changed to prohibit selling or providing liquor to anyone under nineteen. The measure, however, does not change the laws preventing persons under twenty-one from possessing, consuming, and purchasing liquor, and public intoxication, although it modifies penalties for persons who purchase liquor under age twenty-one. The measure requires a public vote on the measure after ten years.

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Assigned Number: 1073
Filed: 02/25/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave. Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1073 concerns taxation.

Concise Description: This measure would establish a tax on certain income, reduce the state property tax, eliminate business and occupation taxes for certain taxpayers, and direct any resulting increased revenues to education and health services.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “federal base income,” as defined, above $400,000 for married couples filing jointly, and above $200,000 for individuals, estates, and trusts; reduce the state property tax twenty percent; and eliminate business and occupation taxes for taxpayers who pay less than $5000 annually. Revenues resulting from the measure first would replace revenues lost by virtue of its tax reductions. Any remaining revenues would be earmarked for education and health services.

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Assigned Number: 1074
Filed: 02/25/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave. Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1074 concerns taxation.

Concise Description: This measure would establish a tax on certain income, reduce the state property tax, eliminate business and occupation taxes for certain taxpayers, and direct any resulting increased revenues to education and health services.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “federal base income” as defined, above $400,000 for married couples filing jointly, or $200,000 for individuals, estates, and trusts; reduce the state property tax levy by twenty percent; and exempt businesses with gross revenues below specified limits from business and occupation taxes. Revenues from this measure would first replace revenues lost under the levy reduction and business exemption, with any remaining revenues earmarked for education and health services.

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Assigned Number: 1075
Filed: 02/23/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Clifford M. Greene

Public Contact Information:
PO Box 612
Bellevue, WA 98009
Phone:
partyofcommons@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1075 concerns election candidate filing fees.

Concise Description: This measure would reduce the number of voter signatures required on petitions from candidates who lack sufficient assets or income to pay the filing fee, and allow candidates’ economic eligibility to be challenged.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would reduce the number of signatures candidates must collect on filing fee petitions if they lack sufficient assets to pay the filing fee. Statewide offices would require 500 Washington voters, the federal House of Representatives would require 200 voters in the district to be represented, and all other offices would require 50 voters in the district to be represented. Voters could challenge candidates’ economic standing to file petitions in lieu the filing fee.

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Assigned Number: 1076
Filed: 03/09/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher H. Bass

Public Contact Information:
1324 W. Liberty Lake Rd. #187
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
Phone: 208-398-6891
administrator@freedominitiatives.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1076 concerns repeal of state laws enacted by the legislature in 2010.

Concise Description: This measure would repeal all laws adopted in 2010, other than initiatives, that were ineligible for referendum; and undo all changes to state law based on, or made possible by, the repealed laws.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would repeal all laws adopted in 2010 prior to this measure’s enactment, other than initiatives, that were not subject to referendum because they contained clauses declaring the bill to be necessary for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health or safety, or support of state government and its existing public institutions. Other 2010 laws that could not have been enacted but for a law repealed by this measure would also be repealed.

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Assigned Number: 1077
Filed: 03/22/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave. Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1077 concerns taxation.

Concise Description: This measure would tax “adjusted gross income” above $400,000 joint ($200,000 individual), reduce the state property tax levy, reduce certain business and occupation taxes, and direct any increased revenues to education and health.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “adjusted gross income,” as determined under the federal internal revenue code, above $400,000 for married couples filing jointly, and above $200,000 for individuals; reduce the state property tax levy by 20%; and increase the business and occupation tax credit to $4,800. Revenues from this measure would first replace revenues lost from the reduced levy and increased credit. Any remaining revenues would be earmarked for education and health services.

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Assigned Number: 1078
Filed: 03/22/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave. Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1078 concerns taxation.

Concise Description: This measure would tax “adjusted gross income” above $400,000 joint ($200,000 individual), reduce the state property tax levy, create business and occupation tax exemptions, and direct any increased revenues to education and health.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “adjusted gross income,” as determined under the federal internal revenue code, above $400,000 for married couples filing jointly, and above $200,000 for individuals; reduce the state property tax levy by 20%; and create specific threshold exemptions from business and occupation taxes. Revenues from this measure would first replace revenues lost from the reduced levy and new exemption. Any remaining revenues would be earmarked for education and health services.

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Assigned Number: 1079
Filed: 03/19/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Mark Cleveland

Public Contact Information:
12315 Bingham Ave E
Tacoma, WA 98446
Phone: 253-538-1460
markavalon@aol.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1079 concerns mandatory overtime.

Concise Description: This measure would require all state and government agencies, publicly owned companies, and non profit groups to pay all mandatory overtime at the rate of three times the employees’ hourly rate.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure states that it is an act to require state and governmental agencies, publicly owned companies, and non profit groups to pay all mandatory overtime at the rate of three times the employees’ hourly rate.

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Assigned Number: 1080
Filed: 03/09/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Susan Young

Public Contact Information:
33615 1st Way South
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: 866-371-3200
mrc@seiu775.org

Initiative Subject
Related to long-term care worker training

*Withdrawn by sponsor on 04-05-2010

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Assigned Number: 1081
Filed: 03/23/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Trent Matson

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1909
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: 360-352-7800
trentm@biaw.com

Initiative Subject
Related to industrial insurance reform

*Withdrawn by sponsor on 04-07-2010

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Assigned Number: 1082
Filed: 04/05/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Trent Matson

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1909
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: 360-352-7800
trentm@biaw.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1082 concerns industrial insurance.

Concise Description: This measure would authorize employers to purchase private industrial insurance beginning July 1, 2012; direct the legislature to enact conforming legislation by March 1, 2012; and eliminate the worker-paid share of medical-benefit premiums.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would permit certification of private insurers as industrial insurance insurers, and authorize employers to purchase state-mandated industrial insurance coverage through an “industrial insurance insurer” beginning July 1, 2012. It would establish a joint legislative task force to propose legislation conforming current statutes to this measure’s provisions, and would direct the legislature to enact such supplemental conforming legislation as necessary by March 1, 2012. It would also eliminate the worker-paid share of medical-benefit premiums.

*Revised by court order on 4-26-2010

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Assigned Number: 1083
Filed: 04/05/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1083 concerns state expenditure limits.

Concise Description: This measure would set the annual state expenditure limit at the lesser of 95% of “anticipated funds,” as defined, or 97% of the previous year’s funds, and impose additional restrictions on state expenditures.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would set the state expenditure limit, in any fiscal year, at 95% of “anticipated funds” or 97% of the previous year’s funds, whichever is less. “Anticipated funds” would be defined as the total funds collected from excise taxes, business and occupation taxes, property taxes, and lottery proceeds. Certain funds would be used to pay off outstanding debt, and remaining unspent funds could be used only to respond to, or to prevent, catastrophic events.

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Assigned Number: 1084
Filed: 04/05/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1084 concerns public assistance.

Concise Description: This measure would direct the state of Washington to award public assistance, as defined in the measure, only to United States citizens, and would require verification of citizenship of applicants for public assistance.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the state to award “public assistance” only to U.S. citizens, require the Department of Social and Health Services to verify citizenship through the federal Department of Homeland Security, and repeal existing state statutes authorizing limited public assistance to qualified aliens and legal immigrants. “Public assistance” is defined to include all assistance services provided by the state, including temporary services, except refugee cash assistance and alcoholism and drug addiction treatment and support.

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Assigned Number: 1085
Filed: 04/05/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1085 concerns the Washington State Military Department.

Concise Description: This measure would provide that the Washington State Military Department may not take adverse employment actions based on sexual orientation or gender identity, or an open statement of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
Concise Description: This measure would provide that the Washington State Military Department may not take adverse employment actions based on sexual orientation or gender identity, or an open statement of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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


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Assigned Number: 1086
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1086 concerns ending a temporary excise tax on beer and strong beer.

Concise Description: This measure would end a temporary B&O tax, otherwise expiring in 2013, on manufacturing and selling beer and strong beer, except certain producers of less than sixty thousand barrels per year.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end a temporary B&O tax, otherwise expiring on June 30, 2013, on manufacturing and selling beer and strong beer, in the amount of $15.50 per barrel of thirty-one gallons, except certain producers of less than sixty thousand barrels per year.

*Revised by court order on 05-14-2010

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Assigned Number: 1087
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1087 concerns ending a temporary B&O tax on selling certain carbonated beverages.

Concise Description: This measure would end a temporary tax, otherwise expiring in 2013, on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages. The tax rate is two cents per twelve-ounces sold, above $10,000,000 in gross sales.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end a temporary B&O tax, which would otherwise expire in June 2013, on sellers of certain carbonated beverages at wholesale or retail. Such carbonated beverages do not include alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water. The temporary tax that this measure would end is imposed at the rate of two cents per twelve-ounces of carbonated beverages sold in this state, exempting the first ten million dollars of gross sales by each bottler.

*Revised by court order on 05-14-2010

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Assigned Number: 1088
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1088 concerns taxes on tobacco products.

Concise Description: This measure would reduce the tax on cigarettes and cigars; change or eliminate taxes on other tobacco products; and allocate more of the cigarette tax to the general fund and less to education.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would reduce tobacco products tax on sales, use, consumption, handling, possession, or distribution of cigarettes, and on sales, handling, or distribution of cigars. It would change the calculation of tax on tobacco products that are not cigars. It would eliminate tobacco products tax on certain products intended for human consumption or absorption that contain tobacco. The percentage of cigarette tax deposited in the general fund, rather than an education trust account, would increase.

*last day to challenge title and/or summary: 4-27-2010

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Assigned Number: 1089
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1089 concerns the business and occupation tax.

Concise Description: This measure would end a temporary increase in the business and occupation tax applicable to certain taxpayers, which would otherwise expire in 2013, together with related credits and exemptions relating to those taxpayers.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end an increase enacted in 2010 in the business and occupation tax, at the rate of 0.30 percent, as related to certain categories of business taxpayers. The measure would also end tax decreases and changes in reporting requirements for the business and occupation tax, relating to the same categories of taxpayers. The measure would return the tax rates, the credits, and the reporting requirements to their pre-2010 levels.

*Revised by court order on 05-14-2010

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Assigned Number: 1090
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1090 concerns ending temporary taxes on bottled water and carbonated beverages.

Concise Description: This measure would end temporary taxes otherwise expiring in 2013: sales tax on some bottled water, and B&O tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages on gross sales above $10,000,000.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end two temporary taxes, which otherwise expire on June 30, 2013. These taxes are a retail sales tax on bottled water, except bottled water sold for certain medical uses or to persons who otherwise lack ready access to potable water; and a B&O tax on the activity of selling carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water, and exempting the first ten million dollars of gross sales by each bottler.

*Revised by court order on 05-14-2010

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Assigned Number: 1091
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1091 concerns ending temporary taxes on bottled water, carbonated beverages, and beer.

Concise Description: This measure would end temporary taxes otherwise expiring in 2013: sales tax on some bottled water, and B&O taxes on the activities of selling certain carbonated beverages and of manufacturing and selling beer.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end certain temporary taxes, otherwise expiring on June 30, 2013. These taxes are: a retail sales tax imposed on bottled water, except bottled water sold for certain medical uses or to persons who otherwise lack ready access to potable water; a B&O tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water; and a B&O tax on the activity of manufacturing and selling beer and strong beer.

*Revised by court order on 05-14-2010

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Assigned Number: 1092
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1092 concerns ending tax increases enacted in 2010 on beverages and candy.

Concise Description: This measure would end tax increases enacted by the 2010 Legislature: sales tax on bottled water and candy, and excise taxes on the activities of selling carbonated beverages and manufacturing and selling beer.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end certain taxes, otherwise expiring June 30, 2013. These taxes are a retail sales tax imposed on candy and bottled water, except bottled water sold for certain medical uses or to persons who otherwise lack ready access to potable water; an excise tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water; and an excise tax on the manufacturing and selling of beer.

*Revised by court order on 5-5-2010

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Assigned Number: 1093
Filed: 04/19/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1093 concerns ending temporary taxes on selling certain carbonated beverages and beer.

Concise Description: This measure would end temporary taxes, otherwise expiring in 2013, on the activities of selling certain carbonated beverages and of manufacturing and selling beer and strong beer, above minimum revenue or production levels.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end certain temporary taxes, otherwise expiring June 30, 2013, including a tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated water, at two cents per twelve ounces, exempting each bottler’s first $10,000,000 of gross sales; and a tax on manufacturing and selling of beer, in the amount of $15.50 per thirty-one gallon barrel, but with an exception for certain producers of less than 60,000 barrels annually.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 5-4-2010

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Assigned Number: 1094
Filed: 04/19/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1094 concerns ending temporary taxes on certain carbonated beverages and bottled water.

Concise Description: This measure would end two temporary taxes otherwise expiring in 2013: sales tax on some bottled water, and tax of two cents per twelve ounces on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end two temporary taxes otherwise expiring on June 30, 2013: the extension of retail sales tax to bottled water, except water sold for certain medical uses or to persons lacking ready access to potable water; and an excise tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages (not alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water) at wholesale or retail, of two cents per twelve ounces, exempting each bottler’s first $10,000,000 of gross sales.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 5-4-2010

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 5-7-2010

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Assigned Number: 1095
Filed: 04/19/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1095 concerns ending temporary taxes on bottled water, carbonated beverages, and beer.

Concise Description: This measure would end three temporary taxes otherwise expiring in 2013: sales tax on some bottled water, and taxes on the activities of selling certain carbonated beverages, and of manufacturing and selling beer.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end temporary taxes which would otherwise expire June 30, 2013. The temporary taxes include: extending the general sales tax to bottled water, with certain exceptions; a tax on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, at two cents per twelve-ounces, exempting each bottler’s first $10,000,000 of gross sales; and a tax on manufacturing and selling beer, in the amount of $15.50 per thirty-one gallon barrel, with an exception for certain small-volume producers.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 5-4-2010

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 5-4-2010

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Assigned Number: 1096
Filed: 04/19/2010

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

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

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1096 concerns ending a temporary tax on selling certain carbonated beverages.

Concise Description: This measure would end a temporary tax (two cents per twelve ounces on gross sales above ten million dollars) on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages. The tax otherwise expires in 2013.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would end a temporary tax enacted in 2010, which otherwise will expire on June 30, 2013. The tax is an excise tax on the activity of selling carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water. The first ten million dollars of gross sales by each bottler is exempt from the tax. Beyond that threshold, sales are taxed at the rate of two cents per twelve ounces sold.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 5-4-2010

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 5-4-2010

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Assigned Number: 1097
Filed: 04/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Catherine G. Byrd

Public Contact Information:
33615 1st Ave S
Federal Way, WA 98003
Phone: 866-371-3200
mrc@seiu775.org

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1097 concerns long-term care workers for elderly and disabled persons.

Concise Description: This measure would increase training for long-term care workers; provide increased wages for completing advanced training; direct state payment of wages for training and wage increases; and require certification for certain previously-exempt workers.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would increase training required for certain long-term care workers by ten hours; create advanced training and increase wages for workers completing that training; direct the state to pay for workers’ time training and wage increases; require certification for individual providers caring for parents or non-developmentally disabled children, or caring for only one recipient for twenty hours or less per month; mandate availability of non-English certification testing; and clarify state enforcement of these requirements.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 5-5-2010

*Withdrawn by sponsor on 4-30-2010

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Assigned Number: 1098
Filed: 04/23/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Lonnie Lopez

Public Contact Information:
1717 Bellevue Ave. Apt 103
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: 206-860-1570


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1098 concerns establishing a state income tax and reducing other taxes.

Concise Description: This measure would tax “adjusted gross income” above $200,000 (individuals) and $400,000 (joint-filers), reduce state property tax levies, reduce certain business and occupation taxes, and direct any increased revenues to education and health.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would establish a tax on “adjusted gross income” (as determined under the federal internal revenue code) above $200,000 for individuals and $400,000 for married couples or domestic partners filing jointly; reduce the limit on statewide property taxes by 20%; and increase the business and occupation tax credit to $4,800. The tax revenues would replace revenues lost from the reduced levy and increased credit; remaining revenues would be directed to education and health services.

*REVISED by court order on 5-18-2010

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Assigned Number: 1099
Filed: 04/16/2010

Sponsors
Ms. T. Song

Public Contact Information:
300 Queen Anne N #620
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-451-7046


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1099 concerns liquor (beer, wine and spirits).

Concise Description: This measure would close state liquor stores; authorize sale, distribution, and importation of spirits by private parties under state licenses; and allow beer and wine sellers and distributors to be licensed for spirits.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the liquor control board to close all state liquor stores; terminate contracts with private stores selling liquor; and authorize licenses to allow spirits (hard liquor) to be sold, distributed, and imported by private parties, subject to regulation and taxation. Licensed beer and wine retailers and distributors could seek licenses that cover beer, wine and spirits. Stores that currently sell spirits pursuant to a contract with the state could become licensed retailers.

*Changed by court order on 05-20-2010

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 5-26-2010'

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Assigned Number: 1100
Filed: 04/16/2010

Sponsors
Ms. T. Song

Public Contact Information:
300 Queen Anne N #620
Seattle, WA 98109
Phone: 206-451-7046


Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1100 concerns liquor (beer, wine and spirits).

Concise Description: This measure would close state liquor stores; authorize sale, distribution, and importation of spirits by private parties; and repeal certain requirements that govern the business operations of beer and wine distributers and producers.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the liquor control board to close all state liquor stores; terminate contracts with private stores selling liquor; and authorize the state to issue licenses that allow spirits (hard liquor) to be sold, distributed, and imported by private parties. It would repeal uniform pricing and certain other requirements governing business operations for distributors and producers of beer and wine. Stores that held contracts to sell spirits could convert to liquor retailer licenses.

*Changed by court order on 05-20-2010

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Assigned Number: 1101
Filed: 04/26/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1101 concerns state income taxes.

Concise Description: This measure would prohibit enactment of an income tax without a vote of the people and provide for a recall election of any elected official who attempts to repeal or suspend the measure.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would provide that the state may not enact a state income tax without a vote of the people. The state would be directed to inform voters, in writing, of the intent to implement or increase an income tax at least six months before the income tax appears on the ballot. The measure would provide that a recall election be held for any elected official who attempts to repeal or suspend this measure.

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Assigned Number: 1102
Filed: 04/26/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1102 concerns state and local sales taxes.

Concise Description: This measure would declare an exemption from state and local retail sales taxes for products made in Washington and products made in multiple locations, if two-thirds of the product is made in Washington.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure declares that the retail sales tax imposed by RCW 82.08.020 does not apply to products made in Washington or products made in multiple locations, if two-thirds of the product is made in Washington. The exemption from state sales tax also applies to local sales taxes imposed under RCW 82.14.

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Assigned Number: 1103
Filed: 04/26/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1103 concerns limiting compensation for legislators.

Concise Description: This measure would permit state reimbursements, allowances or compensation for state legislators only during regular legislative sessions, and not during special legislative sessions. The measure would not affect state legislators’ annual state salaries.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would limit members of the legislature to receiving reimbursements, allowances or compensation from the state, only during regular legislative sessions. A member of the legislature would not be permitted to receive any reimbursements, allowances or compensation from the state during any special legislative session. The annual state salary received by legislators would not be affected.

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Assigned Number: 1104
Filed: 04/26/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1104 concerns real estate mortgage foreclosures.

Concise Description: This measure would bar financial institutions from foreclosing certain mortgages without first offering debtors options to reduce the interest rate or the amount owed. It would apply retroactively to properties foreclosed but unsold.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prevent financial institutions from foreclosing on certain real property if the debtor could make timely payments by exercising either of two options: reducing the balance owing on the loan to the current market price, or reducing the interest rate by two percent (but not to less than four percent). The financial institution would be required to allow the debtor ninety days to exercise one or both options (depending on the property involved).

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Assigned Number: 1105
Filed: 05/07/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Charla Neuman

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 21768
Seattle, WA 98111
Phone: 253-906-7420
info@liquorreform.org

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1105 concerns liquor (beer, wine and spirits).

Concise Description: This measure would close all state liquor stores and license private parties to sell or distribute spirits. It would revise laws concerning regulation, taxation and government revenues from distribution and sale of spirits.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct the liquor control board to close all state liquor stores and to license qualified private parties as spirits (hard liquor) retailers or distributors. It would require licensees to pay the state a percentage of their first five years of gross spirits sales; repeal certain taxes on retail spirits sales; direct the board to recommend to the legislature a tax to be paid by spirits distributors; and revise other laws concerning spirits.

*Summary changed by Court Order on 06-09-2010

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Assigned Number: 1106
Filed: 05/12/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Timothy G. Martin

Public Contact Information:
50 Schouweiler Tracts Rd E
Elma, WA 98541
Phone: 360-482-4820
wabev@hotmail.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1106 concerns reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws.

Concise Description: This measure would end sales tax on candy; end temporary sales tax on some bottled water; end temporary excise taxes on carbonated beverages and beer; and reduce tax rates for certain food processors.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would reverse certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws, thereby: ending the sales tax on candy and the temporary sales tax on some bottled water; and ending temporary excise taxes on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water, and the manufacturing and selling of beer and strong beer. It would also reinstate a reduced business and occupation tax rate for processors of certain foods.

*Concise description changed by court order on 6-10-2010

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Assigned Number: 1107
Filed: 05/12/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Timothy G. Martin

Public Contact Information:
50 Schouweiler Tracts Rd E
Elma, WA 98541
Phone: 360-482-4820
wabev@hotmail.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1107 concerns reversing certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws.

Concise Description: This measure would end sales tax on candy; end temporary sales tax on some bottled water; end temporary excise taxes on carbonated beverages; and reduce tax rates for certain food processors.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would reverse certain 2010 amendments to state tax laws, thereby: ending the sales tax on candy and the temporary sales tax on some bottled water; and ending temporary excise taxes on the activity of selling certain carbonated beverages, not including alcoholic beverages or carbonated bottled water. It would also reinstate a reduced business and occupation tax rate for processors of certain foods.

*Ballot title changed by court order on 6-10-2010

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Assigned Number: 1108
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Mr. James E. Curtis

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1505
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Phone: 206-422-8143
umibushi@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1108 concerns requiring public school districts to provide abduction prevention safety training.

Concise Description: This measure would require public school districts to provide mandatory abduction prevention safety training on a bimonthly basis in all the required physical education and/or health classes each district is required to conduct.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would direct that, effective January 1, 2011, school districts must provide mandatory abduction prevention safety training on a bimonthly basis in all the required physical education and/or health classes each public school district is required to conduct.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 6-8-2010

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Assigned Number: 1109
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Mr. James E. Curtis

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1505
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Phone: 206-422-8143
umibushi@yahoo.com

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1109 concerns prohibiting martial arts weapons in schools and colleges.

Concise Description: This measure would prohibit possessing or using martial arts weapons in universities, colleges, and community colleges; and in public or private elementary and secondary schools, school-provided transportation, and facilities used exclusively by schools.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would prohibit the possession or use of martial arts weapons of any type, for any purpose, on the premises of any public or private elementary or secondary school, in school-provided transportation, and in all areas of a facility being used exclusively by a public or private school; and in all community college, college, and university facilities. The prohibition would include weapons intended to be used in classes, demonstrations, tournaments, competitions, or for self-defense.

*Last day to challenge title and/or summary: 6-8-2010

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Assigned Number: 1110
Filed: 05/19/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Dorothy Croshaw

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 294
Goldbar, WA 98251
Phone: 360-793-2479
dcroshaw@comcast.net

Ballot Title
Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1110 concerns public records.

This measure would amend the state Public Records Act’s definition of a “public record” by deleting certain legislative records, including records made by or submitted to the legislature or legislative committees or subcommittees.

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

Ballot Measure Summary
This measure would amend the Public Records Act’s definition of a “public record.” It would delete the portion of the definition stating that for the office of the secretary of the senate and the office of the chief clerk of the house of representatives, public records are records made by or submitted to the legislature or its committees or subcommittees, and certain other records, including records designated as public records through an official legislative act.

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Assigned Number: (not yet assigned)
Filed: 06/03/2010

Sponsors
Mr. James E. Vaughn

Public Contact Information:
14416 168th St
Orting, WA 98360
Phone: 253-241-9634
jvaughn50@comcast.net

Ballot Measure Summary


Initiative Subject
Related to taxing legislators

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Assigned Number: (not yet assigned)
Filed: 06/24/2010

Sponsors
Mr. James E. Vaughn

Public Contact Information:
14416 168th St
Orting, WA 98368
Phone: 253-241-9634
jvaughn50@comcast.net

Ballot Measure Summary


Initiative Subject
Related to mental and psych eval for elected officials

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Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 01/11/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Tim Eyman
Mr. Leo J. Fagan
Mr. M. J. Fagan
Mr. John E. Ahern
Ms. Keli A. Carender
Mr. Kenneth D. Morse
Mr. Matthew T. Shea
Mr. Michael E. Dunmire
Ms. Nancy J. Nelson
Ms. Pam Roach

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

Initiative Subject
Related to taxes and fees

Initiative expired 02-02-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 02/12/2010

Sponsors
Mr. David Henshaw

Public Contact Information:
3827 South G St
Tacoma, WA 98418
Phone: 253-476-3268
abigfatcat@hotmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to interest rates

Initiative Expired 03-08-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 02/19/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Mark Cleveland

Public Contact Information:
12315 Bingham Ave E
Tacoma, WA 98446
Phone: 253-538-1460


Initiative Subject
Relating to overtime pay

Initiative expired 03-12-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 03/17/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Dorothy Croshaw

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 294
Goldbar, WA 98251
Phone: 360-793-2479


Initiative Subject
Relating to Public Records

Initiative expired 04-08-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 03/18/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Trent Matson

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 1909
Olympia, WA 98501
Phone: 360-352-7800
trentm@biaw.com

Initiative Subject
Related to industrial insurance reform

Initiative expired 04-09-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 04/05/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Christopher M. Ward

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 12562
Olympia, WA 98508
Phone: 253-235-2453
wardforsenate@yahoo.com

Initiative Subject
Related to education funding

Initiative expired on 04-27-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 04/12/2010

Sponsors
Mr. Michael Downey

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 27871
Lake City, WA 98165
Phone: 206-526-5080


Initiative Subject
Related to elected official salaries

Initiative expired on 05-03-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 04/13/2010

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

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

Initiative Subject
Related to the home mortgage tax

Initiative expired on 05-04-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004


Initiative Subject
Related to interest rates and fees on small loan

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004
sbanijamali@gmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to tenant screening

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004
sbanijamali@gmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to insurance use of consumer information

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004
sbanijamali@gmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to living wages on public contracts

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004
sbanijamali@gmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to consumer protection on foreclosures

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/06/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Sahar Banijamali

Public Contact Information:
1052 E. Thomas St. Apt 27
Seattle, WA 98102
Phone: 206-619-5004
sbanijamali@gmail.com

Initiative Subject
Related to regulations by landlord tenant act

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-18-2010

Assigned Number: (not assigned)
Filed: 05/07/2010

Sponsors
Ms. Charla Neuman

Public Contact Information:
P.O. Box 21768
Seattle, WA 98111
Phone: 253-906-7420
info@liquorreform.org

Initiative Subject
Related to reforming state liquor sales

Initiative withdrawn by sponsor on 05-07-2010