HB 1380 – Restoring the business and occupation and public utility tax exemption for custom farming and hauling farm products.

Would restore a previous tax exemption for custom farming operations and hauling farm products.

HB 1382 – Streamlining the environmental permitting process for salmon recovery projects.

Would create a “habitat recovery pilot program” with certain agencies represented on permits for fish recovery and riparian habitat restoration projects.

HB 1385 – Limiting transfers of water rights out of their original water resource inventory area.

Would create water banks in seven northeast Washington WRIAs and allow these water banks to price-match out of basin water right sales.

HB 1395 – Ensuring equity in farming.

Would require state natural resource agencies to consult with the Office of Equity on opportunities for “historically underrepresented farmers and ranchers”.

Download the full list: 20210128-Week-3-Introduced-Bills