36.57A.200  <<  36.57A.210 >>   36.57A.215

Passenger-only ferry serviceTaxes, fees, and tolls.

(1) A public transportation benefit area may, as part of a passenger-only ferry investment plan, recommend some or all of the following revenue sources as provided in this chapter:
(a) A motor vehicle excise tax, as provided in RCW 82.80.130;
(b) A sales and use tax, as provided in RCW 82.14.440;
(c) Tolls for passengers and packages and, where applicable, parking; and
(d) Charges or licensing fees for advertising, leasing space for services to ferry passengers, and other revenue-generating activities.
(2) Taxes may not be imposed without an affirmative vote of the majority of the voters within the boundaries of the area voting on a single ballot proposition to both approve a passenger-only ferry investment plan and to approve taxes to implement the plan. Revenues from these taxes and fees may be used only to implement the plan and must be used for the benefit of the residents of the benefit area. A district may contract with the state department of revenue or other appropriate entities for administration and collection of any of the taxes or charges authorized in this section.


FindingsIntentCaptions, part headings not lawSeverabilityEffective date2003 c 83: See notes following RCW 36.57A.200.
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