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Encyclopedia > List of Washington initiatives to the people

This is a list of all initiatives to the people that have appeared before Washington voters from 1914 to 2006, listed by number, subject, and result. (A) indicates the initiative was approved; (R) indicates it was rejected. See also List of Washington initiatives to the legislature. In political science, the initiative (also known as popular or citizens initiative) provides a means by which a petition signed by a certain minimum number of registered voters can force a public vote on a proposed statute, constitutional amendment, charter amendment, or ordinance. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... This is a list of all initiatives to the Washington State Legislature from 1914 to 2004 that gathered enough signatures to come under consideration, listed by number, subject, and result. ...

Contents

1914

  • 3, regarding alcohol prohibition (A)
  • 6, regarding the Blue Sky Law (securities regulation) (R)
  • 7, abolishing the Bureau of Inspection (R)
  • 8, abolishing Employment Offices (A)
  • 9, regarding first aid to the injured (R)
  • 10, regarding convict labor (R)
  • 13, regarding the Eight-Hour Law (working hours) (R)

Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ... Prohibition is any of several periods during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages is restricted or illegal. ... Security is a type of transferable interest representing financial value. ... First aid is a series of simple, life-saving medical techniques that a non-doctor or layman can be trained to perform. ...

1916

  • 18, regarding the Brewers' Hotel (R)

1922

  • 40, regarding the poll tax (A)
  • 46, regarding the "30-10" school plan (R)

A poll tax, soul tax, or capitation is a tax of a uniform, fixed amount per individual (as opposed to a percentage of income). ...

1924

Truancy (in Great Britain, colloquially known as bunking off, wagging, skiving or Mitching. ... Electric power is the amount of work done by an electric current in a unit time. ...

1930

The process known as redistricting in the United States and redistribution in many Commonwealth countries is the changing of political borders (in many countries, specifically the electoral district/constituency boundaries) usually in response to periodic census results. ...

1932

Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ... Game is any animal hunted for food or not normally domesticated (such as venison). ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The mill or mille(₥) (sometimes mil in the UK) is an abstract unit of currency. ... An income tax is a tax levied on the financial income of persons, corporations or other legal entities. ...

1934

Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Fishing. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The mill or mille(â‚¥) (sometimes mil in the UK) is an abstract unit of currency. ...

1936

  • 101, regarding civil service (R)
  • 114, regarding a tax limit of 40 mills (A)
  • 115, regarding old-age pensions (R)
  • 119, regarding production for use (R)

A civil servant or public servant is a civilian career public sector employee working for a government department or agency. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The mill or mille(â‚¥) (sometimes mil in the UK) is an abstract unit of currency. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

1938

  • 126, establishing nonpartisan election of school boards (A)
  • 129, regarding a tax limit of 40 mills (A)
  • 130, regarding the regulation of labor disputes (R)

An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. ... This article or section should be merged with board of education A school board (or school committee) is an elected council that helps determine educational policy in a small regional area, such as a city, state, or province. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The mill or mille(â‚¥) (sometimes mil in the UK) is an abstract unit of currency. ...

1940

A Public Utility District (PUD) is an entity that provides, electricity, natural gas, sewer, waste collection, wholesale telecommunications, water, etc. ... In finance, a bond is a debt security, in which the issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to repay the principal and interest (the coupon) at a later date, termed maturity. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

1942

  • 151, liberalizing old-age assistance laws (R)

1944

  • 157, regarding old-age assistance (R)
  • 158, regarding old-age assistance (R)

1946

A Public Utility District (PUD) is an entity that provides, electricity, natural gas, sewer, waste collection, wholesale telecommunications, water, etc. ...

1948

Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead... Spirits redirects here. ... Social security primarily refers to a field of social welfare concerned with social protection, or protection against socially recognized conditions, including poverty, old age, disability, unemployment, families with children and others. ...

1950

  • 176, raising public assistance grants to a minimum of $65/month (R)
  • 178, modifying the Citizens' Security Act and transferring the public assistance medical program to the state Department of Health (A)

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

1952

  • 180, allowing the manufacture, sale, and use of colored margarine (A)
  • 181, establishing the statewide observance of standard time (A)
  • 184, liberalizing old-age pension laws (R)

Margarine, as a generic term, can indicate any of a wide range of butter-substitutes. ... Universal Time (UT) is a timescale based on the rotation of the Earth. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

1954

Chiropractic is a complementary and alternative health care profession which focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system, their effects on the nervous system, and on general health. ... Illustration of a male Coho Salmon The Chinook or King Salmon is the largest salmon in North America and can grow to 1. ... A lobster boat unloading its catch in Ilfracombe harbour, North Devon, England. ...  Areas that observe daylight saving time  Areas that once observed daylight saving time  Areas that have never observed daylight saving time A 2001 public service announcement for the upcoming turning back of the clocks Daylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time or, daylight savings time, is a widely... Generally speaking, advertising is the paid promotion of goods, services, companies and ideas by an identified sponsor. ... Bottles of cachaça, a Brazilian alcoholic beverage. ...

1956

  • 198, regarding employer-employee relations (R)
  • 199, regarding legislative redistricting (A)

The process known as redistricting in the United States and redistribution in many Commonwealth countries is the changing of political borders (in many countries, specifically the electoral district/constituency boundaries) usually in response to periodic census results. ...

1958

  • 202, restricting labor agreements (R)

1960

Spirits redirects here. ... A tavern is, loosely, a place of business where people gather to drink alcoholic beverages and, more than likely, also be served food, though not licenced to put up guests. ... A civil servant or public servant is a civilian career public sector employee working for a government department or agency. ... A concurrent estate or co-tenancy is a concept in property law, particularly derived from the common law of real property, which describes the various ways in which property can be owned by more than one person at a given time. ... Real property is a legal term encompassing real estate and ownership interests in real estate (immovable property). ...  Areas that observe daylight saving time  Areas that once observed daylight saving time  Areas that have never observed daylight saving time A 2001 public service announcement for the upcoming turning back of the clocks Daylight saving time (DST), also known as summer time or, daylight savings time, is a widely...

1962

The process known as redistricting in the United States and redistribution in many Commonwealth countries is the changing of political borders (in many countries, specifically the electoral district/constituency boundaries) usually in response to periodic census results. ...

1964

  • 215, the Marine Recreation Land Act (A)

1966

A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ... A use tax is a type of excise tax levied in the United States. ... A blue law, in the United States and Canada, is a type of law designed to enforce moral standards, particularly the observance of the Sabbath. ... An electric container freight train Freight wagons filled with limestone await unloading, at sidings in Rugby, England An SP freight train west of Chicago in 1992. ...

1968

  • 242, establishing drivers' implied consent to intoxication tests (A)
  • 245, reducing maximum retail service charges (A)

1970

  • 251, regulating the imposition of taxes (R)
  • 256, prohibiting certain nonrefundable beverage receptacles (bottle deposit) (R)

A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ...

1972

Photo finish of a greyhound race in Tampa, Florida, USA on February 9, 1939. ... Spirits redirects here. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... It has been suggested that Interest representation: Academic overview be merged into this article or section. ...

1973

  • 282, limiting state elected officials' and judges' salary increases to 5.5% over 1965 and 1972 levels, respecitvely (A)

A salary is a form of periodic payment from an employer to an employee, which is specified in an employment contract. ...

1975

An excise is an indirect tax or duty levied on items within a country. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the State as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offenses. ... Murder is both a legal and a moral term, that are not always coincident. ...

1976

This article needs cleanup. ... A public utility is a company that maintains the infrastructure for a public service. ... Water is a tasteless, odorless substance that is essential to all known forms of life and is known as the universal solvent. ... A nuclear power station. ...

1977

  • 335, outlawing businesses engaged in regular public display of pornographic films or sale of pornographic publications (A)
  • 345, exempting most food products from sales tax (A)
  • 348, repealing the new variable motor vehicle fuel tax and reinstating the old one (R)

Pornographic movies Pornography (from Greek πόρνη (porni) prostitute and γραφή (grafi) writing), more informally referred to as porn or porno, is the representation of the human body or sexual activity with the goal of sexual arousal. ... A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ... A fuel tax (also known as a petrol tax, gasoline tax, gas tax or fuel duty) is a sales tax imposed on the sale of fuel. ...

1978

Forced busing is the concept of achieving racial or economic integration in United States public schools by transporting schoolchildren to schools outside their area of residence. ...

1980

  • 383, banning non-medical radioactive wastes generated outside Washington (A). Later declared unconstitutional.

Nuclear waste locations in USA Radioactive waste is waste type containing radioactive chemical elements that does not have a practical purpose. ...

1981

In finance, a bond is a debt security, in which the issuer owes the holders a debt and is obliged to repay the principal and interest (the coupon) at a later date, termed maturity. ... A public utility is a company that maintains the infrastructure for a public service. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Inheritance tax, also known in some countries outside the United States as a death duty and referred to as an estate tax within the U.S, is a form of tax levied upon the bequest that a person may make in their will to a living person or organisation. ... Inheritance tax, also known in some countries outside the United States as a death duty and referred to as an estate tax within the U.S, is a form of tax levied upon the bequest that a person may make in their will to a living person or organisation. ...

1982

Interest is the rent paid to borrow money. ... The federal funds rate is the interest rate at which depository institutions lend balances (federal funds) at the Federal Reserve to other depository institutions overnight. ... A selection of bottled beers A selection of cask beers Beer is one of the worlds oldest alcoholic beverages, possibly brewed for the first time over 10,000 years ago, according to renowned beer writer Michael Jackson. ... Malted barley Malting is a process applied to cereal grains, in which the grains are made to germinate and then are quickly dried before the plant develops. ... Bubbles of carbon dioxide float to the surface of a carbonated soft drink. ... A soft drink is a drink that contains no alcohol. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ... Franchising (from the French for free[citation needed]) is a method of doing business wherein a franchisor licenses trademarks and tried and proven methods of doing business to a franchisee in exchange for a recurring payment, and usually a percentage piece of gross sales or gross profits as well as...

1984

  • 456, petitioning Congress to decommercialize steelhead and enacting state policies respecting Indian rights and management of natural resources (A)
  • 464, exempting the value of trade-ins from selling price on which sales tax is calculated (A)
  • 471, outlawing public funding of abortions except to prevent the death of the pregnant woman or her unborn child (R)

Binomial name Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792 Subspecies See text. ... A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ...

1988

  • 518, increasing the state minimum wage from $2.30 to $3.85 and then to $4.25 (A)

The minimum wage is the minimum rate a worker can legally be paid (usually per hour) as opposed to wages that are determined by the forces of supply and demand in a free market. ...

1990

  • 547, implementing state growth and environmental protection goals by local comprehensive land use planning and development fees (R)

Urban, city, or town planning, deals with design of the built environment from the municipal and metropolitan perspective. ...

1991

A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. ... Are you kidding?, this is solid truth here, nothing escapes the eyes of Gov!!!, not even. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... State legislatures are the lawmaking bodies of the 50 states in the United States of America. ... A congress is a gathering of people, especially a gathering for a political purpose. ... // Property tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the thing taxed. ... A cost-of-living index measures differences in the price of goods and services over time. ...

1992

A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. ...

1993

Three strikes laws are a category of statutes enacted by state governments in the United States, beginning in the 1990s, to mandate long periods of imprisonment for persons convicted of a felony on three (or more) separate occasions. ... for other uses please see Crime (disambiguation) A crime is an act that violates a political or moral law. ... In law, a sentence forms the final act of a judge-ruled process, and also the symbolic principal act connected to his function. ... Life ; many countries have a maximum possible period of time a prisoner may be incarcerated, or require the possibility of parole after a set amount of time. ... Parole can have different meanings depending on the context. ... Human population increase from 10,000 BC – 2000 AD. Population growth is change in population over time, and can be quantified as the change in the number of individuals in a population per unit time. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite (from Latin plebiscita, a decree of the Concilium Plebis) is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... Income, generally defined, is the money that is received as a result of the normal business activities of an individual or a business. ...

1994

A maxillary denture Dentures (also known as dental plates), can be defined as a set of artificial teeth, which are used when a patient has lost real teeth on the mandibular arch, the maxillary arch, or both. ... Categories: Stub | Dentistry ...

1995

  • 640, establishing state fishing regulations in order to ensure certain survival rates for non-targeted catch, and prioritizing commercial and recreational fisheries (R)
  • 651, allowing unrestricted gambling on Indian lands (R)

Fishing is the activity of hunting for fish. ... A fishery (plural: fisheries) is an organized effort by humans to catch fish or other aquatic species, an activity known as fishing. ... Gambling has had many different meanings depending on the cultural and historical context in which it is used. ... BIA map of reservations in the United States Tribal sovereignty: Map of the United States, with non-reservation land highlighted. ...

1996

Bear-baiting in the 18th century, engraving, 1796. ... It has been suggested that Big-game hunter be merged into this article or section. ... ... A Cougar is: an animal, the Puma a helicopter type, the Eurocopter Cougar, with the civilian counterpart called Eurocopter Super Puma an armored military vehicle, the Cougar Hardened Engineer Vehicle, HEV [1] an armored fighting vehicle used by Canadian military, AVGP Cougar an alcoholic drink cougar/coug (2) (slang) an... Binomial name Lynx rufus Schreber, 1777 The Bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. ... Species Lynx lynx Lynx canadensis Lynx pardinus Lynx rufus A Lynx is any of several medium-sized wild cats. ... Trinomial name Canis lupus familiaris The dog is a mammal in the order Carnivora. ... A ballot is a device used to record choices made by voters. ... A congress is a gathering of people, especially a gathering for a political purpose. ... A term limit is a legal restriction that limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. ... Gambling has had many different meanings depending on the cultural and historical context in which it is used. ... BIA map of reservations in the United States Tribal sovereignty: Map of the United States, with non-reservation land highlighted. ...

1997

This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Trigger lock on a revolver Close-up of the trigger lock, showing the warning A trigger lock is a device designed to prevent a firearm from being discharged while the device is in place. ... A handgun is a firearm small enough to be carried and used in one hand. ... The word discrimination comes from the Latin discriminare, which means to distinguish between. To discriminate socially is to make a distinction between people on the basis of class or category without regard to individual merit. ... Sexual orientation describes the direction of an individuals sexuality, often in relation to their own sex or gender. ... Oral hygiene is keeping the mouth clean. ... X-rays can reveal if a person has cavities Dentistry is the practical application of knowledge of dental science (the science of placement, arrangement, function of teeth) to human beings. ... Cannabis sativa extract. ... Retail selling Street selling is the bottom of the chain and can be accomplished through purchasing from prostitutes, through cloaked retail stores or refuse houses for users in the act located in red-light districts which often also deal in paraphernalia, dealers marketing merriment at night clubs and other events...

1998

The minimum wage is the minimum rate a worker can legally be paid (usually per hour) as opposed to wages that are determined by the forces of supply and demand in a free market. ... Cannabis sativa extract. ... Partial-birth abortion (PBA) is a non-medical term used to refer to some late-term abortion procedures. ...

1999

  • 695, lowering motor vehicle excise tax (license tab fees) to $30 per year, requiring voter approval be required for any tax increase, and repealing existing vehicle taxes (A) Later declared unconstitutional.
  • 696, outlawing commercial net, troll, and trawl fishing, except for tribal fisheries (R)

A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... Fishing industry is the commercial activity of fishing and producing fish and other seafood products. ... A gillnet is a type of fishing net, a type of which is the driftnet (which is a drifting gillnet - i. ... // Trawling Double-rigged shrimp trawler hauling in the nets Trawling is a method of fishing that involves actively pulling a fishing net through the water behind one or more boats. ... An Aani (Atsina) named Assiniboin Boy. ... A lobster boat unloading its catch in Ilfracombe harbour, North Devon, England. ...

2000

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The skull and crossbones symbol traditionally used to label a poisonous substance. ... 1080 is the commonly used name for sodium fluoroacetate (also known as sodium monofluoroacetate), a potent metabolic poison used primarily to control mammallian pests. ... Sodium cyanide is a highly toxic chemical compound, also known as sodium salt of hydrocyanic acid and cyanogran. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... The Trikke is a Human Powered Vehicle (HPV) This article is about the means of transport. ... // Property tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the thing taxed. ... Students in Rome, Italy. ... Charter schools are publicly funded elementary or secondary schools that have been freed from some of the rules, regulations, and statutes that apply to other public schools, in exchange for some type of accountability for producing certain results, which are set forth in each charter schools charter. ... A cost-of-living index measures differences in the price of goods and services over time. ... A salary is a form of periodic payment from an employer to an employee, which is specified in an employment contract. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... A teachers room in a Japanese middle school, 2005. ... The word transit, when used alone, has several possible meanings in English means of transport, including mass transit, rapid transit, public transit, public transport Further information: transit (transportation) in astronomy an event involving two bodies along the same line of sight Further information: astronomical transit in navigational position lines when... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... A road ascends a mountainside using hairpin bends in the French Alps. ... An agency is a department of a local or national government responsible for the oversight and administration of a specific function, such as a customs agency or a space agency. ... An audit is an evaluation of an organization, system, process, project or product. ... A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ...

2001

  • 747, limiting annual property tax increases to 1% unless approved by the voters (A) Court overturned 2006.
  • 773, imposing additional taxes on cigarettes and wholesale tobacco products, to be spent on expanded health care services for low-income persons (A)
  • 775, creating a "home care quality authority" to regulate home care of the elderly and disabled (A)

// Property tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the thing taxed. ... A tax (also known as a duty) is a financial charge or other levy imposed on an individual or a legal entity by a state or a functional equivalent of a state (e. ... A lit cigarette will burn to ash on one end. ... Wholesaling consists of the sale of goods/merchandise to retailers, to industrial, commercial, institutional, or other professional business users or to other wholesalers and related subordinated services. ... Species Nicotiana acuminata Nicotiana alata Nicotiana attenuata Nicotiana benthamiana Nicotiana clevelandii Nicotiana excelsior Nicotiana forgetiana Nicotiana glauca Nicotiana glutinosa Nicotiana langsdorffii Nicotiana longiflora Nicotiana obtusifolia Nicotiana paniculata Nicotiana plumbagifolia Nicotiana quadrivalvis Nicotiana repanda Nicotiana rustica Nicotianasuaveolens Nicotiana sylvestris Nicotiana tabacum Nicotiana tomentosa Ref: ITIS 30562 as of August 26, 2005... Health care or healthcare is the prevention, treatment, and management of illness and the preservation of mental and physical well-being through the services offered by the medical, nursing, and allied health professions [1]. The organised provision of such services may constitute a healthcare system. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Old age consists of ages nearing the average lifespan of human beings, and thus the end of the human life cycle. ... The term disability, as it is applied to humans, refers to any condition that impedes the completion of daily tasks using traditional methods. ...

2002

A police officer is a person who works for a police force. ... Firefighter with an axe A firefighter, sometimes still called a fireman though women have increasingly joined firefighting units, is a person who is trained and equipped to put out fires, rescue people and in some areas provide emergency medical services. ... A retirement plan is an arrangement to provide people with an income, or pension, during retirement, when they are no longer earning a steady income from employment. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Board of directors. ...

2003

  • 841, repealing existing state ergonomics regulations and prohibiting the adoption of new regulations until a uniform federal standard is required (A)

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

2004

The examples and perspective in this article do not represent a worldwide view. ... A general election is an election in which all members of a given political body are up for election. ... A sales tax is a state or locality imposed percentage tax on the selling or renting of certain property or services. ... Slot machines in the Trump Taj Mahal A slot machine (American English), poker machine (Australian English), or fruit machine (British English) is a certain type of casino game. ... An Aani (Atsina) named Assiniboin Boy. ... // Property tax is an ad valorem tax that an owner of real estate or other property pays on the value of the thing taxed. ...

2005

  • 330, (concerning medical malpractice), changing laws governing claims for negligent healthcare, including restricting noneconomic damages to $350,000, shortening time limits for filing cases, limiting repayments to insurers and limiting claimants' attorney fees.(R)
  • 336, (concerning medical malpractice), requiring notices and hearings on insurance rate increases; establishing a supplemental malpractice insurance program; requiring license revocation proceedings after three malpractice incidents; and limiting numbers of expert witnesses in lawsuits. (R)
  • 900, (concerning performance audits), expanding the power of the state auditor to do more performance audits and drawing money from the general fund to pay for another layer of audits. (A)
  • 901, prohibiting smoking in buildings and vehicles open to the public and places of employment, including areas within 25 feet of doorways and ventilation openings.(A)
  • 912, rolling back a key component (the gas tax) of the 2005 transportation funding package, which the Legislature passed to improve road safety and relieve congestion. (R)

The basic definition of medical malpractice is an act or omission by a health care provider which deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community causing injury to the patient. ... An audit is an evaluation of an organization, system, process, project or product. ... Smoking bans are public policies, including legal prohibitions and occupational health and safety regulations, that restrict smoking in public places. ... Initiative Measure No. ... A gasoline tax (also known as a gas tax, petrol tax, fuel tax or fuel duty) is a sales tax imposed on the sale of gasoline. ...

2006

  • 920, would repeal Washington State estate taxes.
  • 933, concerning government regulation of private property, would compensate property owners when regulations damage the use or value of private property. It would forbid further legal restrictions of private property use, and provide exceptions or payments.
  • 937. concerning energy use by electrical utilities, would require large electric utilities to increase energy conservation and renewable energy use.

Initiative 920 (I-920) is a highly controversial campaign to repeal the Washington State Estate Tax. ... Estate tax is a form of tax imposed in the United States upon the transfer of the property of the estate of a deceased person that is left to a living person or organization. ... Ballot Initiative 933 (known as I-933 or The Property Fairness Initiative by its supporters, the Developers Initiative by its opponents) is a highly controversial land use initiative that will appear on the ballot in the November, 2006 elections in Washington. ... This page deals with property as ownership rights. ... Transmission lines in Lund, Sweden Electric power, often known as power or electricity, involves the production and delivery of electrical energy in sufficient quantities to operate domestic appliances, office equipment, industrial machinery and provide sufficient energy for both domestic and commercial lighting, heating, cooking and industrial processes. ... For the physical concepts, see conservation of energy and energy efficiency. ... Example of a traditional windmill Renewable energy sources, or RES, are those energy sources which are not destroyed when their energy is harnessed. ...

External links

  • Washington State Secretary of State: Elections: Initiatives
  • Seattle Post-Intelligencer article regarding unconstitutionality of I-695, I-722, and I-776

 
 

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