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Energy Related Bill Tracking

Washington State Legislature 2014 Regular Session

Provided by the WSU Energy Program Library

Last updated 3/13/2014

The Legislature will convene for regular session from January 13 - March 13, 2014.
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
Bills*
Title** Status Status
Date
Original
Sponsor
1017E2SHB 1017     Creating new efficiency standards more S Rules 2 2/27/2014 Morris
1030HB 1030     Adopting the electric transmission line siting compact H Tech & Econ De 1/13/2014 Morris
1301E2SHB 1301     Creating clean energy jobs in Washington state through renewable energy incentives. H 3rd Reading 2/21/2014 Morris
1634SHB 1634     Including the value of solar, biomass, and geothermal facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation more Del to Gov 3/6/2014 Warnick
1643ESHB 1643     Regarding energy conservation under the energy independence act more Del to Gov 3/10/2014 Fey
16632SHB 1663     Extending the sales and use tax exemption for hog fuel used to produce electricity, steam, heat, or biofuel more H Tech & Econ De 1/13/2014 Tharinger
1950ESHB 1950     Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation pipes, irrigation canals, and wastewater pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW more S 2nd Reading 2/13/2014 Haler
2059SHB 2059     Concerning the voluntary purchase of eligible renewable resources by customers of electric utilities more H Rules R 2/5/2014 Morris
2072HB 2072     Concerning collected compostable waste more H Environment 1/13/2014 Manweller
2091HB 2091     Granting exemptions from state biofuel and biodiesel requirements more H Tech & Econ D 1/13/2014 Overstreet
2101HB 2101     Creating the rural Washington natural gas access and investment account more H Tech & Econ D 1/13/2014 Morris
2112HB 2112 SB 6058SB 6058 Hydroelectric generation/BPA more H Tech & Econ D 1/13/2014 Short
2114SHB 2114 SB 6007SB 6007 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities H Rules C 2/18/2014 Kretz
2176SHB 2176     Concerning leased energy systems more H 2nd Reading 2/21/2014 Morris
2177ESHB 2177     Concerning the expansion of natural gas infrastructure in rural or underserved areas more S Energy, Environ 2/26/2014 Morris
2183SHB 2183     Maintaining a robust, clean, and job rich energy policy in the state of Washington that builds upon the goals created by the energy independence act more S Energy, Environ 2/14/2014 Morris
2213HB 2213 SB 6019SB 6019 Creating a joint legislative task force to determine the most appropriate and effective delivery of electrical code adoption, rule-making, and inspection services more H Local Govt 1/14/2014 Takko
2214SHB 2214 SB 6018SB 6018 Concerning the training of code enforcement officials more H Approps 1/31/2014 Takko
2223HB 2223 SB 6021SB 6021 Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource more H Tech & Econ D 1/14/2014 Tarleton
2246ESHB 2246 SB 6177SB 6177 Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights Del to Gov 3/12/2014 Hunt
2249SHB 2249     Concerning the two climate zones within the building codes H Rules R 1/31/2014 Short
2254HB 2254 SB 6277SB 6277 Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification S 2nd Reading 3/6/2014 Manweller
2406ESHB 2406     Modifying administrative processes for managing deposits and cost reimbursements of the energy facility site evaluation council S Rules 2 2/26/2014 Tarleton
2414ESHB 2414 SB 6285SB 6285 Concerning water conservation appliances more S Energy, Environ 2/19/2014 Fitzgibbon
2418HB 2418 SB 6268SB 6268 Extending the alternative fuel vehicle retail sales and use tax exemption more H Finance 1/17/2014 Fitzgibbon
2440HB 2440 SB 6243SB 6243 Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils" more S 2nd Reading 3/6/2014 Fitzgibbon
2476HB 2476     Establishing the Washington state incandescent light bulb freedom act H Environment 1/20/2014 Overstreet
2569E2SHB 2569     Reducing air pollution associated with diesel emissions more Del to Gov 3/13/2014 Hargrove
2654SHB 2654     Codifying the existence of the climate impacts group without making modifications to its current mission H Rules R 2/5/2014 Seaquist
2667HB 2667     Implementing least cost planning to analyze transportation system performance. H Trans 1/24/2014 Morris
2671HB 2671 SB 6496SB 6496 Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels H Finance 1/24/2014 Magendanz
2676HB 2676     Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the BPA to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act H Rules C 2/18/2014 Short
2689SHB 2689     Electric motorcycles H Rules R 2/11/2014 Bergquist
2708HB 2708     Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource more Del to Gov 3/12/2014 Tarleton
2711ESHB 2711     Electric vehicle charging S Rules 2 2/28/2014 Habib
2729HB 2729     Increasing the exemption and filing threshold for small public utility businesses H Finance 1/29/2014 Overstreet
2733EHB 2733     Designating certain hydroelectric generation from a generation facility located in irrigation canals and certain pipes as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW more Del to Gov 3/10/2014 Haler
2753SHB 2753 SB 6440SB 6440 Imposing motor vehicle fuel taxes on compressed natural and liquefied natural gas used for transportation purposes H Finance 2/11/2014 Clibborn
4200HJR 4200     Amending the state Constitution to require that hydroelectric generation be recognized as a renewable resource H Tech & Econ De 1/13/2014 Haler
5991SSB 5991     Studying nuclear power as a replacement for electricity generated from the combustion of fossil fuels more H Rules R 2/26/2014 Ericksen
5992SB 5992     Allowing certain incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements and hydroelectric generation from certain irrigation facilities to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act more S Rules X 2/25/2014 Ericksen
6007SSB 6007 HB 2114HB 2114 Clarifying the exemption in the public records act for customer information held by public utilities Del to Gov 3/10/2014 Rivers
6021SB 6021 HB 2223HB 2223 Concerning a qualified alternative energy resource more S Rules X 3/3/2014 Ericksen
6028SSB 6028     Declaring electricity from a generation facility powered by the combustion of solid waste in a municipally owned energy recovery facility to be an eligible renewable resource for the purposes of the energy independence act H Tech & Econ De 2/20/2014 Baumgartner
6058SSB 6058 HB 2112HB 2112 Hydroelectric generation/BPA more H Tech & Econ De 2/17/2014 Brown
6141SB 6141     Concerning the confidentiality of certain records filed with the utilities and transportation commission or the attorney general S Pres Signed 3/12/2014 Roach
6154SB 6154     Concerning measures that will provide energy assistance for low-income families within the framework of the energy independence act S Energy, Enviro 1/16/2014 Chase
6177SSB 6177 HB 2246HB 2246 Regarding financing for stewardship of mercury-containing lights S Rules X 2/25/2014 Litzow
62152SSB 6215     Clarifying and correcting RCW 82.08.962 and 82.12.962 regarding the sales and use tax treatment of machinery and equipment purchases by companies producing pipeline-quality natural gas using landfill gas H Finance 3/5/2014 Mullet
6243SB 6243 HB 2440HB 2440 Modifying the definition of "oil" or "oils" more S Rules X 3/3/2014 Ericksen
6258SB 6258     Using conservation achieved by a qualifying utility in excess of its biennial acquisition target under the energy independence act more S Rules X 3/3/2014 Ericksen
6264SSB 6264     Capping the amount of the greenhouse gas reporting fee more S Rules X 3/3/2014 Ericksen
6268SB 6268 HB 2418HB 2418 Extending the alternative fuel vehicle retail sales and use tax exemption more S Ways & Means 1/20/2014 Litzow
6277SB 6277 HB 2254HB 2254 Concerning telecommunications work experience for purposes of eligibility toward limited energy specialty electrician certification S Rules X 3/3/2014 Honeyford
6285SB 6285 HB 2414HB 2414 Concerning water conservation appliances more S Energy, Environ 1/20/2014 Chase
6341SB 6341     Establishing the LEED plus W high-performance public building standard S Govt Ops 1/22/2014 Hargrove
6355SB 6355     Concerning projects of statewide significance for economic development and transportation more S Trade & Econom 1/22/2014 Hobbs
6377SB 6377     Concerning the reduction of greenhouse gas and particulate emissions by state ferry vessels S Transportation 1/23/2014 Ranker
6440ESSB 6440 HB 2753HB 2753 Compressed natural gas/taxes S Pres Signed 3/13/2014 King
6496SB 6496 HB 2671HB 2671 Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels S Energy, Environ 1/29/2014 Holmquist Newbry
6500SB 6500     Allowing coal transition power to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act. S Energy, Environ 1/30/2014 Braun
6518E2SSB 6518     Transferring technology-based economic development programs from innovate Washington to the department of commerce. S Passed FP 3/13/2014 Chase
6541SB 6541     Encouraging reliable distributed renewable energy S Energy, Enviro 2/3/2014 Ericksen
6562SB 6562     Clarifying the application of tax exemptions for vehicles powered by clean alternative fuels S Ways & Means 2/11/2014 Holmquist Newbry
* 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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