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Energy Related Bill Tracking

Washington State Legislature 2017 Regular Session

Provided by the WSU Energy Program Library

Last updated 1/17/2017

The 2017 Regular Session begins January 9, 2017 and ends on or by April 23, 2017.
Pink status cells indicate either a recent change in status or that a new bill is being tracked.
Grey date cells indicate no activity in the last month.

Bill* Companion
Title** Status Status
1048HB 1048     Promoting a sustainable, local renewable energy industry through modifying renewable energy system tax incentives and providing guidance for renewable energy system component recycling H Tech & Econ D 1/9/2017 Morris
1144HB 1144     Amending state greenhouse gas emission limits for consistency with the most recent assessment of climate change science. H Environment 1/12/2017 Fitzgibbon
1233HB 1233     Enabling electric utilities to prepare for the distributed energy future H Tech & Econ D 1/13/2017 Morris
1249HB 1249     Recognizing hydroelectricity as an eligible renewable resource in the energy independence act H Tech & Econ D 1/16/2017 Griffey
1330HB 1330     Extending the B&O tax exemption for amounts received as credits against contracts with or funds provided by the Bonneville power administration and used for low-income ratepayer assistance H Tech & Econ De 1/17/2017 Manweller
1334HB 1334     Concerning the energy independence act H Tech & Econ De 1/17/2017 Tarleton
1335HB 1335     Concerning the electrification of transportation infrastructure H Tech & Econ De 1/17/2017 Tarleton
5027SB 5027     Concerning distributed generation S Energy, Enviro 1/10/2017 McCoy
5127SB 5127     Establishing a carbon pollution tax and investment program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions… S Ways & Means 1/13/2017 Braun
5128SB 5128     Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of certain capital investment projects to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act S Energy, Enviro 1/13/2017 Takko
5172SB 5172     Concerning department of ecology's reporting requirements on greenhouse gas emissions S Energy, Environ 1/16/2017 Ericksen
* Click on bill number to go to the Bill Summary Page on the Legislature's web site for access to full-text of the bills.
** Click the more link to see additional explanation of bill excerpted from Committee summaries and Bill Digests.

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