Status Summary

First reading, referred to Health & Long Term Care on 1.29.2020. Executive session action taken in the Senate Committee on Health & Long Term Care on 1.31.2020; majority pass and refer to Ways & Means. Referred to Ways & Means on 2.3.2020. (updated 3.13.2020)

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Sen. O’Ban

Business and occupation tax deductions for government-funded behavioral health organizations are reestablished.

A health or social welfare organization may deduct from the tax amounts received as compensation for providing mental health services or substance use disorder treatment services under a government-funded program.

A behavioral health administrative services organization may deduct from tax amounts received from the state of Washington for distribution to a health or social welfare organization.