WA SB5998 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)
Status: Passed on May 21 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-21 - Effective date 1/1/2020.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing a graduated real estate excise tax.

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Establishing a graduated real estate excise tax.


Roll Calls

2019-04-27 - House - House Final Passage (Y: 56 N: 42 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-25 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 26 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2019-05-21SenateEffective date 1/1/2020.
2019-05-21SenateChapter 424, 2019 Laws.
2019-05-21SenateGovernor signed.
2019-04-30SenateDelivered to Governor.
2019-04-28HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-04-28SenatePresident signed.
2019-04-27HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 56; nays, 42; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2019-04-27HouseHeld on second reading.
2019-04-27HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-04-27HousePlaced on second reading.
2019-04-27HouseMinority; do not pass.
2019-04-27HouseFIN - Majority; do pass.
2019-04-27HousePublic hearing and executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 11:30 AM.
2019-04-26HouseFirst reading, referred to Finance.
2019-04-25SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 26; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 1.
2019-04-25SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-04-25SenateFloor amendment
2019-04-25Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2019-04-19SenatePlaced on second reading.
2019-04-19SenateRules suspended.
2019-04-18SenateMinority; do not pass.
2019-04-18SenateWM - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2019-04-18SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM.
2019-04-08SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM.
2019-03-29SenateFirst reading, referred to Ways & Means.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5998.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5998-S.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5998-S.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Passed Legislature/5998-S.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/Senate/5998-S.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=120461&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=04-25-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5998&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=120461&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=04-27-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5998&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20

Bill Comments