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SB 5400 - 2013-14
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.
Sponsors: Honeyford, Ericksen, Hewitt
Companion Bill: HB 1426
Bill History

2013 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 29
First reading, referred to Energy, Environment & Telecommunications. (View Original Bill)
Feb 6
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Telecommunications at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 19
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Energy, Environment & Telecommunications at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 20
EET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Feb 21
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 27
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Mar 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 11
1st substitute bill substituted (EET 13). (View 1st Substitute)
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 25; nays, 23; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 13
First reading, referred to Environment (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report). (View Original Bill)
Mar 21
Public hearing in the House Committee on Environment at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Environment at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ENVI - Executive action taken by committee.
ENVI - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 28
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Apr 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Apr 9
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 92; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 5. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Apr 11
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Apr 16
Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 17
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 23
Governor signed.
Chapter 61, 2013 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 7/28/2013.
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