Difference between revisions of "Washington 2013 ballot measures"
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Two ballot measures are certified for the 2013 ballot in the state of Washington.
- The initiative drive deadline for initiatives to the legislature was on January 4, 2013. Two initiatives filed signatures by that deadline. If enough signatures are deemed valid for an initiative to the legislature, that initiative would be sent to the legislature for review. If the legislature does not enact the proposal, it is then sent to the ballot.
- Washington's state legislative session began January 14, 2013, and concluded on April 28, 2013.
On the ballot
|ITL||Initiative 517||Direct democracy||Penalties for harassing petition organizers, limit pre-election litigation, extend signature gathering time|
|ITL||Initiative 522||Business regulation||Requires labels on food offered for sale if food is made with genetic material changed|
|AQ||Advisory Vote 3||Taxes||Eliminates a leasehold excise tax credit for taxpayers who lease publicly-owned property|
|AQ||Advisory Vote 4||Taxes||Imposes an aircraft excise tax on commuter air carriers|
|AQ||Advisory Vote 5||Taxes||Extends the insurance premium tax to some insurance for pediatric oral services|
|AQ||Advisory Vote 6||Taxes||Eliminates a retail sales tax exemption for certain telephone and telecommunications services|
|AQ||Advisory Vote 7||Taxes||Extends estate tax on certain property transfers and increased rates for estates over $4,000,000|
Not on ballot
Initiatives to the People
|ITP||Initiative 1244||Government accountability||Would create office of inspector general to investigate alleged government fraud.|
Local ballot measures
- See also: Local ballot measure elections in 2013
- Legislative review only done in states where the indirect initiative process is implemented.