Significant Legislative Accomplishments 

 

Here are some of NUCA of Washington's significant legislative accomplishments...

Defense

  • Prevented small jurisdiction from obtaining GC/CM authority. 
  • Worked with legislature and CPARB to ensure only quality owners get GC/CM authority. 
  • Prevented permanent diversion of PTWF REET funding source to general fund. 
  • Prevented $50 million raid to fund Kingdome roof repair. 
  • Prevented fund revenues from being bonded. 
  • Prevented several PWTF transfers to CERB programs. 
  • Amended "Jobs Development Program" to study $50 million transfers resulting in cessation of program. 

Offense

  • Enacted the venue bill, which helps level the playing field in construction contracts with counties throughout the state. It allows contractors to sue a county in either that county or one of the two nearest counties (HB 1601).

  • Amended "Offers of Settlement" statute to apply to claims regardless of amount (HB1671).

  • Enacted law preventing low bidders claiming to error to re-bid the same project (SB5757).
  • "Dig Safe" bill (HB857). 
  • Creation of the Public Works Trust Fund (PTWF) (SB4404). 
  • Created funding for the PWTF (SB4228).
  • Created pre-construction loan program in the PWTF (HB2063). 
  • Assisted in passage of all PWFT Project Loan Legislation since inception. 
  • Assisted CTED in enacting rule allocating PTWF 75/25. 
  • Enacted "Offers of Settlement" statute (SB6408)
 
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