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SB 5575 - 2011-12
Recognizing certain biomass energy facilities as an eligible renewable resource.
Sponsors: Hatfield, Delvin, Eide, Schoesler, Haugen, Shin, Kilmer, Hobbs, Becker, Honeyford, Conway, Sheldon
Bill History

2011 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 31
First reading, referred to Agriculture & Rural Economic Development. (View Original Bill)
Feb 7
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture & Rural Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 8
ARED - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 10
Made eligible to be placed on second reading.
Feb 22
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 3
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 28; nays, 19; absent, 0; excused, 2. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 5
First reading, referred to Environment. (View Original Bill)
Mar 22
Public hearing in the House Committee on Environment at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Apr 22
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.

2011 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 26
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2011 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

Nov 28
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Dec 7
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. On motion, referred to Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development.

2012 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 9
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 17
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 23
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Water & Rural Economic Development at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
AWRD - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Jan 24
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 10
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 11
1st substitute bill substituted (AWRD 12). (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 45; nays, 1; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 14
First reading, referred to Environment. (View Original Bill)
Feb 17
Public hearing in the House Committee on Environment at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 21
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Environment at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
ENVI - Executive action taken by committee.
ENVI - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 24
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 28
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 89; nays, 9; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 29
President signed.

IN THE HOUSE

Speaker signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 1
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 7
Governor signed.
Chapter 22, 2012 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2012.
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