Washington - SB5462 - 2017

Concerning oil transportation safety.

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Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 08-21-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsors: Andrew Billig (Democratic), Reuven Carlyle (Democratic), Jeannie Darneille (Democratic), David Frockt (Democratic), Samuel Hunt (Democratic), Karen Keiser (Democratic), Patty Kuderer (Democratic), John McCoy (Democratic), Jamie Pedersen (Democratic), Kevin Ranker (Democratic), Christine Rolfes (Democratic), Rebecca Saldana (Democratic), Lisa Wellman (Democratic)





Actions (5)

  • 01-25-2017 - First reading, referred to Energy, Environment & Telecommunications.
  • 02-02-2017 - Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Telecommunications at 10:00 AM.
  • 04-24-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 05-23-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 06-21-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

News (2)

Oil spill fund shrinks as tanker traffic grows - Kitsap Sun
Published by kitsapsun.com
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 01:53:41 GMT

OLYMPIA — State oil spill responders have a shrinking budget to deal with a growing problem. A newly approved British Columbia pipeline project is expected to greatly increase oil tanker and barge traffic in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the north ...

Washington Bills Aim to Increase Oil Transportation Safety - Claims Journal
Published by claimsjournal.com
Tue, 07 Feb 2017 09:44:32 GMT

With more crude oil expected to move through Washington state, Democratic lawmakers want to toughen rules around oil transportation and raise more money for spill prevention and response efforts. Companion bills in the House and Senate aim to reduce ...