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Promoting the use of surplus public property for public benefit

Modifies surplus public property provisions relating to the inventory of state property, the right of first refusal for government agencies, and the disposal of public property
for public benefit.

SUMMARY OF 1ST SUBSTITUTE COMPARED TO ORIGINAL BILL
(1)Requires certain designated state agencies to remit 10 percent of any net proceeds from the sale of state real property to the Housing Trust Fund through 2029. (2) Requires all state agencies to notify state, local, federal, and tribal entities of any sale of surplus state lands. (3) Allows any state or local agency to dispose of property to any public, private, or nongovernmental body for affordable housing development on any mutually agreeable terms.

SUMMARY OF 2ND SUBSTITUTE BILL COMPARED TO 1ST SUBSTITUTE BILL
(1) Amends the definition of net proceeds for the ten percent remittance to include an estimate of the original value of the property when the purchase price is unknown. (2) Excludes from the ten percent remittance DNR land bank lands, property donated to higher education institutions, or propriety acquired by higher education institutions with cash donations or non-appropriated funds. (3) Includes a reasonable time period for state agencies to determine agreeable terms with interested government entities for the disposal of surplus property for public benefit.

EFFECT OF CHANGES MADE BY 3RD SUBSTITUTE (Transportation)
Makes the following changes to requirements related to the sale of surplus real property by state agencies: (1) Provides for exceptions to the requirement that the Washington state department of transportation and Washington state patrol remit 10 percent of any net proceeds from the sale of state real property to Housing Trust Fund through 2020 where such remittance is otherwise prohibited by law. (2) Exempts the sale of surplus real property acquired for use related to, included in any planned design of, or that is in the vicinity of the SR 520 bridge replacement and HOV program, Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Project, Southbound Tacoma Narrows Bridge, I-405 Corridor Program, Puget Sound Gateway Program, and the US 395 North Spokane Corridor Program.


SENATE COMMITTEE (Transportation) STRIKER AMENDMENT
Removes the Department of Transportation from (1) the surplus property inventory process required in section 1 and (2) the "right of first refusal" provisions in section 2.

Hearing Date: Monday, February 05, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2382&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)