Proposed Initiatives to the Legislature - 2023

The following is a list of proposed Initiatives to the Legislature filed to date with the Office of the Secretary of State.

NOTE

Initiative numbers are not assigned until the proposal has been reviewed by the state Code Reviser and the sponsor has submitted the final language of the proposed initiative. The content of initiatives is described as general "subject matter" pending the issuance of an official ballot title and summary by the state Attorney General.

To be certified, petitions must:

  • contain the signatures of at least 324,516 registered voters.
  • be submitted no later than 5:00 pm on December 29, 2023.
  • It is recommended that sponsors submit at least 405,000 signatures to allow for invalid signatures.

Questions regarding the content of initiatives should be directed to the sponsor(s).

Submitted Signature Statistics

Filed Assigned Number Primary Sponsor Initiative Subject
3/8/2023 3:22 PM2006Larry JensenSelf-Defense 2
3/8/2023 3:11 PM2007Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Tabs 2
3/8/2023 3:25 PM2008Larry JensenSelf-Defense 3
3/8/2023 3:06 PM2009Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Tabs 1
3/8/2023 3:12 PM2010Tim EymanBring Back Our $30 Tabs 3
3/8/2023 3:02 PM2011Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 1
3/8/2023 3:05 PM2012Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 3
3/9/2023 12:45 PM2013Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 2
3/13/2023 11:44 AM2014Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 01
3/13/2023 11:47 AM2015Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 02
3/13/2023 11:28 AM2016Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 01
3/13/2023 11:31 AM2017Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 02
3/13/2023 11:34 AM2018Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 03
3/14/2023 10:22 AM2019Clifford GreeneAnimal Welfare (Dogs & Cats) Natural Life Act (To the Legislature Version)
3/8/2023 3:21 PM2020Larry JensenSelf-Defense 1
3/8/2023 3:26 PM2021Larry JensenSelf-Defense 4
3/8/2023 3:47 PM2022Larry JensenSelf-Defense 5
3/13/2023 11:55 AM2023Jim WalshLIMIT EMERGENCY POWERS IN WA (2023) 01
3/13/2023 1:20 PM2024Jim WalshLIMIT EMERGENCY POWERS IN WA (2023) 02
3/13/2023 11:2025Jim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 01
3/13/2023 11:16 AM2026Jim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 02
3/13/2023 11:07 AM2027Jim WalshNO PER-MILE TAX 01
3/13/2023 11:09 AM2028Jim WalshNO PER-MILE TAX 02
3/14/2023 8:28 AM2029Jim WalshRESTORE PARENTS' RIGHTS IN KIDS' HEALTH CARE 01
3/14/2023 8:30 AM2030Jim WalshRESTORE PARENTS' RIGHTS IN KIDS' HEALTH CARE 02
3/13/2023 3:30 PM2031Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 01
3/13/2023 3:32 PM2032Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 02
3/13/2023 3:50 PM2033Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 03
3/13/2023 3:52 PM2034Jim WalshLIMIT STATE GOVT SPENDING GROWTH 01
3/16/2023 8:14 AM2035Kathryn LewandowskyRestricting the use of healthcare premiums for political lobbying
3/28/2023 8:21 AM2036Jim WalshWASHINGTON PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS 01
3/20/2023 9:39 AM2037Kathryn LewandowskyAn act to provide a Universal Healthcare financing plan for all residents of Washington state.
3/31/2023 10:53 AM2038Jim WalshWASHINGTON PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS 03
3/13/2023 3:54 PM2039Jim WalshLIMIT STATE GOVT SPENDING GROWTH 02
3/28/2023 8:32 AM2040Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 04
3/28/2023 8:34 AM2041Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 05
3/13/2023 11:52 AM2042Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 05
3/13/2023 11:38 AM2043Jim WalshWA PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT 01
3/13/2023 11:49 AM2044Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 04
3/13/2023 11:41 AM2045Jim WalshWA PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT 02
3/13/2023 1:25 PM2046Jim WalshWA PROPERTY TAX RELIEF ACT 03
3/31/2023 10:50 AM2047Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 03
3/28/2023 3:27 PM2048Kehaulani Walker AN ACT Relating to establishing the right to family visitation for families and equal rights for their family members who are in confinement and/or under department of correction
3/28/2023 8:38 AM2049Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 01
3/28/2023 8:41 AM2050Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 02
4/10/2023 9:30 AM2051Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 4
4/10/2023 9:35 AM2052Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 5
4/10/2023 9:37 AM2053Tim EymanTaxpayer Protection Act 6
4/10/2023 8:52 AM2054Larry JensenSelf-Defense 6
4/10/2023 8:54 AM2055Larry JensenSelf-Defense 7
4/10/2023 9:24 AM2056Larry JensenSelf-Defense 8
4/10/2023 9:27 AM2057Larry JensenSelf-Defense 9
4/10/2023 10:35 AM2058Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 06
4/10/2023 10:38 AM2059Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 07
4/10/2023 10:56 AM2060Jim WalshVOTER PROTECTION 08
4/10/2023 11:16 AM2061Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 05
4/10/2023 9:57 AM2062Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 06
4/10/2023 10:01 AM2063Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 07
4/17/2023 9:37 AM2064Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE A
4/17/2023 9:41 AM2065Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE B
4/17/2023 9:56 AM2066Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE C
4/17/2023 9:58 AM2067Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE D
4/17/2023 10:38 AM2068Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE E
4/19/2023 12:07 PM2069Larry JensenNo Income Tax 1
4/19/2023 12:10 PM2070Larry JensenNo Income Tax 2
4/19/2023 12:13 PM2071Larry JensenNo Income Tax 3
4/19/2023 11:42 AM2072Larry JensenFair and Affordable Transportation Initiative1
4/19/2023 11:42 AM2073Larry JensenFair and Affordable Transportation Initiative2
4/19/2023 11:46 AM2074Larry JensenFair and Affordable Transportation Initiative3
4/17/2023 8:35 AM2075Larry JensenSelf-Defense 10
4/17/2023 8:38 AM2076Larry JensenSelf-Defense 11
4/17/2023 8:41 AM2077Larry JensenSelf-Defense 12
4/17/2023 9:30 AM2078Larry JensenSelf-Defense 13
4/19/2023 11:53 AM2079Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 06
4/19/2023 11:57 AM2080Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 07
4/19/2023 12 PM2081Jim WalshWASHINGTON PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS 04
4/19/2023 12:04 PM2082Jim WalshWASHINGTON PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS 05
4/12/2023 10:38 AM2083Jim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 06
4/12/2023 10:29 AM2084Jim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 04
4/12/2023 10:32 AM2085Jim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 05
5/1/2023 8:2086Larry JensenSelf-Defense 14
5/1/2023 8:18 AM2087Larry JensenSelf-Defense 15
5/1/2023 8:29 AM2088Larry JensenNo Income Tax 4
5/1/2023 8:35 AM2089Larry JensenNo Income Tax 5
5/2/2023 2:26 PM2090Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE F
5/2/2023 2:27 PM2091Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE G
5/1/2023 12:59 PM2092Larry JensenFair and Affordable Transportation Initiative4
5/1/2023 1:06 PM2093Larry JensenFair and Affordable Transportation Initiative5
5/5/2023 2:54 PM2094Larry JensenSelf-Defense 16
5/8/2023 10:07 AM2095Larry JensenLocal Control Initiative1
5/8/2023 10:07 AM2096Larry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative6
5/8/2023 10:07 AM2097Larry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative7
5/8/2023 10:16 AM2098Larry JensenLocal Control Initiative2
4/28/2023 11:42 AM2099Jim WalshMAKE HARD DRUGS ILLEGAL AGAIN (2023) 01
5/1/2023 1:17 PM2100Jim WalshMAKE HARD DRUGS ILLEGAL AGAIN (2023) 02
5/8/2023 10:33 AM2101Larry JensenLocal Control Initiative3
5/1/2023 1:54 PM2102Larry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative3
5/1/2023 1:59 PM2103Larry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative4
5/8/2023 9:48 AM2104Larry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative5
5/16/2023 9:08 AM2105Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 08
5/16/2023 9:11 AM2106Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 09
5/16/2023 9:14 AM2107Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 09
5/16/2023 9:17 AM2108Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 10
5/17/2023 2:08 PM2109Jim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 10
5/17/2023 2:12 PM2110Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 11
5/19/2023 4:18 PM2111Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 12
5/19/2023 4:21 PM2112Jim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 13
5/25/2023 1:29 PM2113Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 04
5/25/2023 1:31 PM2114Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 05
5/25/2023 1:32 PM2115Jim WalshRESTORE POLICE PURSUIT 06
5/30/2023 8:21 AM2116Jim WalshREPEAL THE CAP AND TRADE TAX 01
5/30/2023 8:24 AM2117Jim WalshREPEAL THE CAP AND TRADE TAX 02
6/12/2023 8:48 AM2118Jim WalshLONG TERM CARE OPT OUT 06
6/12/2023 8:51 AM2119Jim WalshLONG TERM CARE OPT OUT 07
6/15/2023 10:2120Larry JensenOptional, Not Mandatory, Insurance 1
6/15/2023 10:15 AM2121Larry JensenOptional, Not Mandatory, Insurance 2
6/15/2023 10:18 AM2122Larry JensenOptional, Not Mandatory, Insurance 3
6/16/2023 9:23 AM2123Larry JensenOptional, Not Mandatory, Insurance 5
6/13/2023 10:32 AM2124Jim WalshLONG TERM CARE OPT OUT 08
6/16/2023 1:17 PM2125Larry JensenOptional, Not Mandatory, Insurance 4
6/15/2023 1:13 PM2126Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE H
6/15/2023 1:16 PM2127Larry JensenPROTECT TAXPAYERS INITIATIVE J
6/15/2023 1:05 PM2128Larry JensenVoter Confidence3
6/15/2023 1:09 PM2129Larry JensenVoter Confidence4
6/22/2023 11:44 AM2130Larry JensenOptional, not Mandatory, Insurance 7
7/10/2023 8:47 AM2131Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
8/9/2023 2:47 PM2132Regis CostelloCannabis Not Next Door
8/10/2023 12:15 PM2133Andrew VilleneuveBalancing Our Tax Code to Support Washington's Essential Public Services
3/13/2023 9:47 AMNot Yet AssignedGlen MorganJudicial Transparency Act 1
3/13/2023 9:51 AMNot Yet AssignedGlen MorganJudicial Transparency Act 2
3/13/2023 10:11 AMNot Yet AssignedGlen MorganJudicial Accountability Act
3/13/2023 11:20 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshREPEAL STATE LONG TERM CARE SCHEME 03
3/13/2023 1:22 PMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshNO TAXES BASED ON PERSONAL INCOME (2023) 03
3/28/2023 8:23 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshWASHINGTON PARENTS' BILL OF RIGHTS 02
3/28/2023 8:26 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshK-12 SCHOOL TRANSPARENCY IN WA 01
3/28/2023 8:28 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshK-12 SCHOOL TRANSPARENCY IN WA 02
4/10/2023 10:58 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshREPEAL THE STATE CAPITAL GAINS TAX 04
5/1/2023 1:47 PMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative1
5/1/2023 1:50 PMNot Yet AssignedLarry JensenVoter Confidence Initiative2
5/30/2023 8:27 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshREPEAL THE CAP AND TRADE TAX 03
6/13/2023 10:35 AMNot Yet AssignedJim WalshLONG TERM CARE OPT OUT 09
7/17/2023 2:35 PMNot Yet AssignedWilliam BarnetAN ACT Relating to sales and use tax exemptions for school districts; adding a new section to chapter 82.08 RCW; and adding a new section to chapter 82.12 RCW.
7/21/2023 8:35 AMNot Yet AssignedRebecca FaustAmending the Washington State Constitution
9/28/2023 3:31 PMNot Yet AssignedChristine BrosnanKeeping Children Safe From Family Violence Act
10/5/2023 8:56 AMNot Yet AssignedBrittaney sehmelProtecting Victims/Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse Throughout Adulthood