Washington - SB5400 - 2013

Allowing utilities serving customers in Washington and in other states to use eligible renewable resources located within the western electricity coordinating council area to comply with chapter 19.285 RCW, the energy independence act.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 03-30-2013
Updated On: 04-23-2013
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jim Honeyford (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (28)

  • 01-29-2013 - First reading, referred to Energy, Environment & Telecommunications.
  • 02-06-2013 - Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 8:00 AM.
  • 02-19-2013 - Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Energy and Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM.
  • 02-20-2013 - Minority; without recommendation.
  • 02-20-2013 - Minority; do not pass.
  • 02-20-2013 - EET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
  • 02-21-2013 - Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  • 02-27-2013 - Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
  • 03-08-2013 - Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  • 03-11-2013 - Third reading, passed; yeas, 25; nays, 23; absent, 0; excused, 1.
  • 03-11-2013 - Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
  • 03-11-2013 - 1st substitute bill substituted
  • 03-13-2013 - First reading, referred to Environment
  • 03-21-2013 - Public hearing in the House Committee on Environment at 10:00 AM.
  • 03-26-2013 - Minority; do not pass.
  • 03-26-2013 - ENVI - Majority; do pass.
  • 03-26-2013 - ENVI - Executive action taken by committee.
  • 03-26-2013 - Executive action taken in the House Committee on Environment at 8:00 AM.
  • 03-28-2013 - Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
  • 04-08-2013 - Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
  • 04-09-2013 - Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
  • 04-09-2013 - Third reading, passed; yeas, 92; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 5.
  • 04-11-2013 - President signed.
  • 04-16-2013 - Speaker signed.
  • 04-17-2013 - Delivered to Governor.
  • 04-23-2013 - Effective date 7/28/2013.
  • 04-23-2013 - Governor signed.
  • 04-23-2013 - Chapter 61, 2013 Laws.

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-11-2013Senate vote on 3rd Reading & Final PassageSenate25231yes
04-09-2013House vote on Final PassageHouse9215yes

Sponsors (3)