Washington - HB 1853 - 2015

Encouraging utility leadership in electric vehicle charging infrastructure build-out.

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Transportation

Added On: 02-11-2015
Updated On: 11-13-2016
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Chad Magendanz (House/Republican)





Actions (29)

  • 01-30-2015 - First reading, referred to Technology & Economic Development (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
  • 02-10-2015 - Public hearing in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM.
  • 02-17-2015 - Executive action taken in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM.
  • 02-17-2015 - TED - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
  • 02-17-2015 - Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
  • 02-19-2015 - Referred to Rules 2 Review.
  • 03-04-2015 - Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  • 03-05-2015 - 1st substitute bill substituted (TED 15). (View 1st Substitute)
  • 03-05-2015 - Third reading, passed; yeas, 71; nays, 27; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
  • 03-05-2015 - Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
  • 03-09-2015 - First reading, referred to Energy, Environment & Telecommunications.
  • 03-18-2015 - Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM.
  • 03-24-2015 - Executive session in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM.
  • 03-25-2015 - Executive session in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM.
  • 03-31-2015 - Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM.
  • 04-01-2015 - Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  • 04-01-2015 - EET - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
  • 04-13-2015 - Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  • 04-15-2015 - Third reading, passed; yeas, 33; nays, 16; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
  • 04-15-2015 - Committee amendment adopted as amended.
  • 04-15-2015 - Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
  • 04-24-2015 - Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
  • 04-24-2015 - President signed.
  • 04-24-2015 - Speaker signed.
  • 04-24-2015 - Passed final passage; yeas, 67; nays, 31; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)
  • 04-24-2015 - House concurred in Senate amendments.
  • 05-11-2015 - Governor signed.
  • 05-11-2015 - Chapter 220, 2015 Laws. (View Session Law)
  • 05-11-2015 - Effective date 7/24/2015.

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-05-2015Final PassageHouse71270yes
04-15-20153rd Reading & Final Passage as Amended by the SenateSenate33160yes
04-24-2015Final Passage as Amended by the SenateHouse67310yes

Sponsors (7)

News (1)

Utilities can rate base EV charging stations under new Washington law - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 18 May 2015 13:36:36 GMT

Last week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee (D) signed HB 1853 into law, making it possible for utilities to rate-base spending on electric vehicle charging station installations, Greentech Media reports. The new law will allow the state's utilities to ...