Washington Motor Vehicle Fees, Initiative 490 (2012)
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will not appear on a ballot
The proposed initiative, is similar to six proposed Initiative to the Peoples for the 2011 that calls for prohibiting any government-imposed motor vehicle charges from taking effect unless approved by voters. The initiatives are also sponsored by Tim Eyman.
Path to the ballot
Initiatives to the Legislature, if certified, are submitted to the Washington State Legislature at its next regular session in January. Once submitted, the Legislature must take one of the following three actions:
- The Legislature can adopt the initiative as proposed, in which case it becomes law without a vote of the people;
- The Legislature can reject or refuse to act on the proposed initiative, in which case the initiative must be placed on the ballot at the next state general election; or
- The Legislature can approve an alternative to the proposed initiative, in which case both the original proposal and the Legislature's alternative must be placed on the ballot at the next state general election.
- Proposed initiatives to the legislature filed in 2011
- Initiatives 486 and 490