Washington - SB5232 - 2017

Allowing incremental electricity produced as a result of efficiency improvements to hydroelectric generation projects whose energy output is marketed by the Bonneville power administration to qualify as an eligible renewable resource under the energy independence act.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 03-06-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsor: Sharon Brown (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (21)

  • 01-18-2017 - First reading, referred to Energy, Environment & Telecommunications.
  • 01-26-2017 - Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Telecommunications at 10:00 AM.
  • 02-01-2017 - Minority; do not pass.
  • 02-01-2017 - EET - Majority; do pass.
  • 02-01-2017 - Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Telecommunications at 6:40 PM.
  • 02-02-2017 - Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  • 03-02-2017 - Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  • 03-07-2017 - Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
  • 03-07-2017 - Third reading, passed; yeas, 32; nays, 17; absent, 0; excused, 0.
  • 03-09-2017 - First reading, referred to Technology & Economic Development
  • 03-21-2017 - Public hearing in the House Committee on Technology & Economic Development at 10:00 AM.
  • 04-23-2017 - Placed on Rules White Sheet.
  • 04-23-2017 - By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.
  • 04-24-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 05-23-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 06-13-2017 - Placed on third reading by Rules Committee.
  • 06-21-2017 - Returned to Senate Rules 3.
  • 06-21-2017 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 01-08-2018 - On motion, referred to Energy, Environment & Technology.
  • 01-08-2018 - By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
  • 01-10-2018 - Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Technology at 8:00 AM.

Votes (1)

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03-07-2017Senate 3rd Reading & Final PassageSenate32170yes

Sponsors (6)

News (1)

Lawmakers Seek To Reduce Resident Energy Bills - thelens.news (blog)
Published by thelens.news
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:49:06 GMT

A bipartisan group of state lawmakers want Washington utility customers who finance hydro-efficiency improvements at the federally-owned dams in the Columbia River Basin to reap the financial benefits. SB 5232 would allow the hydroelectricity produced ...