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Energy Related Bill Tracking

Washington State Legislature 2006 Regular Session

Provided by the WSU Extension Energy Program Library

Last updated March 13, 2006

The Legislature adjourned Sine Die at 9:11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 8

Pink status cells indicate either a recent change in status or that a new bill is being tracked.
Grey date cells indicate no activity in the last month.

Bill* Companion
Bills*
Title** Status Status
Date
Original
Sponsor
2SHB 1384 SB 5291 Authorizing the construction and operation of renewable energy projects by joint operating agencies Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Haler
HB 2103   Hydroelectric power H Tech/En/Com 1/26/2006 Morris
E2SHB 2349   Renewable energy standards H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Morris
ESHB 2352   Modifying net metering provisions Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Morris
SHB 2370 SB 6285 Funding low-income home energy assistance Governor Signed 1/12/2006 Green
E2SHB 2393   Funding energy freedom projects (seed crusher loan program) H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Dunshee
SHB 2401   Developing regional compacts for siting transmission lines H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Morris
SHB 2402   Providing for expedited processing of energy facilities and alternative energy resources Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Morris
SHB 2550   Establishing an energy freedom program. H Rules R 1/20/2006 Dunshee
HB 2604   Improving the production and use of renewable energy resources H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Grant
HB 2609   Modifying utility tax provisions H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Morris
HB 2644 SB 6379 Increasing temporarily the statewide cap for the customer assistance public utility tax credit Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Sullivan, P.
2SHB 2645 SB 6380 Providing a limited public utility tax credit for gas distribution businesses H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Kilmer
HB 2663   Providing excise tax exemptions for alternative fuels H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Holmquist
HB 2664   Modifying fuel standards to include biodiesel H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Holmquist
HB 2665   Ensuring ethanol market access H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Holmquist
HB 2666   Ensuring biofuel market access H Tech/En/Com 1/11/2006 Holmquist
ESHB 2738 SB 6508 Developing minimum renewable fuel content requirements and fuel quality standards in an alternative fuels market H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Holmquist
HB 2775 SB 6501 Creating the Washington bioenergy loan program H Cap Budget 1/31/2006 Sullivan, P.
SHB 2794   Encouraging carbon dioxide mitigation H Approp 2/3/2006 Chase
HB 2796   Including plug-in hybrid electric vehicles in motor vehicle provisions H State Govt 1/13/2006 Chase
HB 2797   Creating a Washington state energy efficiency program road map   1/12/2006 Chase
2SHB 2799   Providing tax exemptions for solar hot water equipment Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Chase
HB 2800   Modifying voluntary green power program provisions H Tech/En/Com 1/13/2006 Chase
HB 2856   Creating the forest carbon credits study panel H NR, Ec, Pks 1/16/2006 Blake
E3SHB 2939   Establishing the energy freedom program Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Grant
HB 2953 SB 6250 Modifying utility tax provisions H Tech/En/Com 1/17/2006 Haler
HB 2977 SB 6746 Imposing monetary penalties on windfall profits of petroleum corporations H Tech/En/Com 1/17/2006 Hasegawa
HB 3116   Streamlining technology efforts H Tech/En/Com 1/20/2006 Hudgins
HB 3131   Providing tax incentives for the generation of electricity using renewable resources H Tech/En/Com 1/23/2006 Jarrett
HB 3170   Designating state route number 5 as Washington hydrogen highway H Rules C 2/14/2006 Sullivan, B.
HB 3194   Requiring a feasibility study of the viability of a solar electric generating facility H Tech/En/Com 1/25/2006 Chase
HB 3196   Requiring agreements for power generation projects or facilities operated by public utility districts in distressed counties H Tech/En/Com 1/25/2006 Clements
HB 3203   Providing a moratorium on siting liquified natural gas terminals H NR, Ec, Pks 1/25/2006 Chase
HB 3242 SB 6840 Modifying energy efficiency provisions H Tech/En/Com 1/27/2006 Crouse
HJM 4026   Requesting the Columbia generating station be used for the commercial production of hydrogen H Rules 3C 3/8/2006 Haler
HJM 4031   Preserving section 5 of the Marine Mammal Protection Act to protect Puget Sound H Filed Sec/St 3/6/2006 Appleton
SB 5063   Creating a telework enhancement funding board S Ways & Means 1/10/2006 Jacobsen
SSB 5659 HB 1844 Authorizing renewable energy tax credits S Ways & Means 1/26/2006 Pridemore
SSB 6141   Including the value of wind turbine facilities in the property tax levy limit calculation Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Honeyford
SB 6191   Providing a definition of wood biomass fuel S Rules X 2/24/2006 Poulsen
SSB 6192   Requiring a feasibility study of the viability of a solar electric generating facility S Rules 3 3/8/2006 Poulsen
SB 6250 HB 2953 Modifying utility tax provisions S Wtr/Ener/Env 1/10/2006 Morton
SB 6285 HB 2370 Funding low-income home energy assistance S Wtr/Ener/Env 1/10/2006 Eide
SB 6298   Providing tax incentives to promote the use of renewable fuels S Rules 2 3/8/2006 Mulliken
SB 6379 HB 2644 Increasing temporarily the statewide cap for the customer assistance public utility tax credit S Rules 3 3/8/2006 Poulsen
SB 6380 HB 2645 Providing a limited public utility tax credit for gas distribution businesses S Ways & Means 1/19/2006 Poulsen
SSB 6424   Providing a property tax exemption for land used for growing crops used in the production of biodiesel feedstock S Ways & Means 2/1/2006 Schoesler
SB 6432   Funding solar energy demonstration projects S Ways & Means 1/19/2006 Rockefeller
SSB 6482   Providing funds for energy assistance S Ways & Means 2/2/2006 Honeyford
ESSB 6501 HB 2775 Creating the Washington bioenergy loan program S Rules 3 3/8/2006 Rockefeller
SSB 6503   Providing tax incentives for the generation of electricity using renewable resources S Ways & Means 2/2/2006 Finkbeiner
ESSB 6508 HB 2738 Developing minimum renewable fuel content requirements and fuel quality standards in an alternative fuels market Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Rasmussen
SSB 6514   Regarding biodiesel mandates for state agencies and contractors S Rules X 2/23/2006 Fraser
SB 6515   Providing information on biofuels and renewable energy S Ways & Means 1/27/2006 Fraser
SSB 6516   Providing sales and use tax exemptions to encourage the use of alternative fuels S Rules 2 2/2/2006 Fraser
SSB 6518   Modifying state energy policy S Rules X 2/24/2006 Fraser
SSB 6524   Providing incentives for conversion of landfill methane gas to liquid fuel S Ways & Means 2/2/2006 Rasmussen
E2SSB 6581 HB 2860 Regarding water resource management in the Columbia river basin Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Poulsen
SB 6729   Including water conservation in energy conservation provisions S Rules X 2/24/2006 Fraser
SB 6746 HB 2977 Imposing monetary penalties on windfall profits of petroleum corporations S Ways & Means 1/20/2006 Kohl-Welles
SB 6748   Imposing a tax on the production of oil and gas S Ways & Means 1/20/2006 Jacobsen
SB 6763   Encouraging the use of hydroelectric power as a renewable energy resource S Wtr/Ener/Env 1/20/2006 Parlette
SB 6772 HB 3177 Integrating HVAC/R mechanics and contractors into the provisions governing plumbers S Lab/Comm/RD 1/23/2006 Rasmussen
SSB 6840 HB 3242 Modifying energy efficiency provisions Del to Gov 3/8/2006 Morton
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