Washington - HB1555 - 2017

Establishing a carbon pollution tax and investment program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate the transition to a clean energy economy, and invest in K-12 education and other vital public services.

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Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 08-21-2017
Status: Introduced
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Companion Bills (1)

Actions (4)

  • 01-23-2017 - First reading, referred to Finance
  • 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.

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News (2)

Will Washington State be first in taxing greenhouse gases? - InvestigateWest
Published by invw.org
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 07:05:52 GMT

While none made it into the budget proposals of the House and Senate unveiled last month, supporters say that is unsurprising. ... Inslee this year proposed a carbon tax, HB 1555, that would funnel nearly half the approximately $2 billion raised ...

EXTRAS ON EXCISE: WASHINGTON CARBON TAX AND OREGON CAP-AND-TRADE PROPOSALS ENCAPSULATE ... - Bloomberg BNA
Published by bna.com
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 18:59:01 GMT

But the idea of a carbon tax lives on in the Evergreen State. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) recently included carbon tax plans in his 2017-2019 budget proposal that mimic Initiative 732. His proposal calls for a $25 per ton tax on carbon dioxide ...