With Friday March 4th the last day to consider (pass) opposite house bills, it’s a good time to review aviation-related bills that could come before the legislature in future years. The run-down:

SB-5440 – Manufacturing tax reform to preserve aerospace and manufacturing jobs in WA by lowering the B&O rate. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5440&Initiative=false&Year=2021

SB-5422 – Excise tax reform to preserve aerospace and manufacturing jobs in WA by lowering B&O tax rate. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5422&Initiative=false&Year=2021

SB-5329 – Distribution of aircraft fuel tax revenue: airport aid grant program. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5329&Initiative=false&Year=2021

SB-5350 – Extending aerospace tax preferences to unmanned aircraft systems. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5350&Initiative=false&Year=2021

HB-1712 Municipal airport commissions. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1712&Initiative=false&Year=2021

HB-1290 – Distribution of aircraft fuel tax revenue. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1290&Initiative=false&Year=2021

HB-1470 – Extending aerospace tax preferences to include unmanned aircraft systems. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1470&Initiative=false&Year=2021

HB-1538 – Establishing an aviation and aerospace advisory committee. More details https://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1538&Initiative=false&Year=2021