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Benefits, eligibility for, good cause reasons for voluntarily leaving work: HB 1486, SB 5064, SSB 5064
Benefits, expanding eligibility for health care employees during pandemic, when: * ESSB 5190, CH 251 (2021)
Benefits, extended, benefit and eligibility periods and job search requirements: HB 1492, SHB 1492, SB 5425, * SSB 5425, CH 107 (2021)
Benefits, for volunteer firefighters, deduction of payments for services from benefit payments, prohibiting: HB 1448
Benefits, forgiven, for certain employers, reimbursement by newly created unemployment insurance relief account: HB 1568, SB 5478
Benefits, forgiven, for certain employers, reimbursement of UC fund by newly created unemployment insurance relief account for: * ESSB 5478, CH 292 (2021)
Benefits, paid, not charging to employer account or employer during emergency, when: HB 1098, HB 1343, SB 5061, * ESSB 5061, CH 2 (2021)
Benefits, paid, reimbursing from COVID-19 unemployment account, when: HB 1021
Benefits, presumptive, expanding eligibility for health care employees during pandemic: SB 5190
Claim adjudicators, for unemployment insurance claims, training program for: HB 1487, SHB 1487, SB 5193, * ESSB 5193, CH 271 (2021)
Claims, demand thresholds, emergency drills, phone lines for certain claimants, and online data dashboard: HB 1487, SHB 1487, * ESSB 5193, CH 271 (2021)
Claims, effective/equitable processing, adjudicators reserve force, performance metrics reports, and planning: HB 1487, SHB 1487, * ESSB 5193, CH 271 (2021)
Claims, unemployment insurance legislative work group, establishing: SHB 1487
Contributions by employers, maximum wages subject to tax, modifying calculation of: SB 5197
Employers, contribution rate of, solvency surcharge included with, repealing: SB 5113
Employers, unemployment insurance contribution relief for: SB 5171
Employers, violations by, failing to register or failing to report employee or wages, audits and penalties for: HB 1474, SHB 1474
Federal pandemic benefits, excluding from working connections child care eligibility determinations: SB 5023
Job searches by claimants, monitoring of, demonstrated contacts and documented search activities: HB 1493, * SHB 1493, CH 82 (2021), SB 5427, SSB 5427
Public health emergency, unemployment benefits for health care employees during, when: SB 5190, * ESSB 5190, CH 251 (2021)
Public health emergency, unemployment benefits, forgiven, for certain employers, reimbursement of, when: HB 1568, SB 5478, * ESSB 5478, CH 292 (2021)
Public health emergency, unemployment insurance revisions to aid employees and employers during: HB 1098, HB 1343, SB 5061, * ESSB 5061, CH 2 (2021)
Social security numbers, used in correspondence as personal identifiers, replacing, when: HB 1455, * SHB 1455, CH 80 (2021)
UTILITIES  UTILITIES RSS Feed
               (See also ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION)
Bill assistance programs for low-income gas and electrical utility customers, requirements: * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Blackouts, rolling/inadequacy events, risk of, utilities/stakeholders meetings to address: HB 1527
Bonneville power administration, utility conservation credits from, B&O tax exemption: * SB 5008, CH 226 (2021)
Broadband services, providing to unserved areas via infrastructure, tax credits against capital costs: SB 5110
Broadband services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by public entities, authority/process for: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336, CH 294 (2021) PV
Broadband services, retail, in unserved areas, provided by PUDs/port districts, authority/process for: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336, CH 294 (2021) PV, * 2SSB 5383, CH 293 (2021)
Broadband services, telecommunications for end users in unserved areas provided by PUDs, authority/process for: SB 5383, SSB 5383
Broadband services, wholesale telecommunications services provided by PUDs, authority for, when: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336, CH 294 (2021) PV, * 2SSB 5383, CH 293 (2021)
City/town utilities, services for tenant, collection of delinquent charges after governor's proclamation expires: SHB 1421
City/town utilities, services for tenant, collection of delinquent charges, when: HB 1421, SHB 1421
City/town utilities, services for tenant, prohibiting collection of delinquent charges from owner, when: HB 1421, SHB 1421
Cool roof/tree planting programs, conserving energy/mitigating urban heat island effects via, role of utilities: HB 1114, * SHB 1114, CH 11 (2021)
Customer support via payment plans/partial arrearages forgiveness, and utility public utility tax credit in connection with: SB 5472
Easements, on state lands, for local public utility line owned by nongovernmental entity: SB 5110
Electric light/space heating service, residential, termination due to unpaid charges, prohibitions, when/for whom: HB 1490
Electric, beneficial electrification plans and programs: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Electric, clean fuels program, low carbon fuel infrastructure under, credits for: HB 1036, HB 1091, SHB 1091, 2SHB 1091, * E3SHB 1091, CH 317 (2021) PV, SB 5231
Electric, cost-effective conservation acquisition targets, when events beyond control prevent meeting of: HB 1446, * SHB 1446, CH 79 (2021)
Electric, COVID impacts on, compliance burden reduction/customer assistance: SB 5007
Electric, customer billing statements, renewable energy requirements impact on bill total, disclosing: HB 1327, SB 5363
Electric, electricity from community solar projects, purchases by utilities of: HB 1046
Electric, multiyear rate plans and performance-based rate making, requirements: HB 1498, SB 5295, * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Electric, projects, renewable resources analysis and advisory opinion: SB 5168
Electric, rental housing conservation/energy efficiency opportunities to reduce tenant's energy burden: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295
Electric, resource plans, electric vehicles/zero emissions vehicle use/electrification of transportation plans: HB 1287, SHB 1287, * E2SHB 1287, CH 300 (2021) PV
Electric, retail utility bill costs, limiting by state to achieve cost reduction and grid reliability targets: HB 1130
Electric, role in Washington climate commitment act: SB 5126, SSB 5126, * E2SSB 5126, CH 316 (2021) PV
Electric, utility wildland fire prevention advisory committee, renaming task force as: * ESB 5158, CH 183 (2021)
Electric, utility wildland fire prevention task force, recommendations of, implementing: * ESB 5158, CH 183 (2021)
Electrification, building/transportation system, resource adequacy for, utilities/stakeholders meetings to address: HB 1527
Energy conservation and renewable resources targets, provisions: SB 5007, * SB 5008, CH 226 (2021)
Greenhouse gas emissions, mitigation strategies for utilities: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Greenhouse gas emissions, zero emissions transportation future, state transition to, supporting, utility role: HB 1287, SHB 1287, * E2SHB 1287, CH 300 (2021) PV
Heat standard, clean, statewide, establishing: HB 1084, SB 5093
Liens, against customer premises, imposing after governor-declared emergency expires: HB 1069, SHB 1069, * E2SHB 1069, CH 296 (2021) PV
Low-income customers, assistance programs for, gas and electrical companies to propose: * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Natural gas, multiyear rate plans and performance-based rate making, requirements: HB 1498, SB 5295, * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Natural gas, rental housing conservation/energy efficiency opportunities to reduce tenant's energy burden: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295
Natural gas, retail utility bill costs, limiting by state to achieve cost reduction and grid reliability targets: HB 1130
Natural gas, role in Washington climate commitment act: SB 5126, SSB 5126, * E2SSB 5126, CH 316 (2021) PV
Natural gas, transition implementation plans and integrated resource plans: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Natural gas, uniform climate protection surcharge, establishing: HB 1084, SB 5093
Public service companies, contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to rescuers, when: HB 1341
Public utility districts, beneficial electrification plans and programs: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Public utility districts, cool roof programs with tree plantings for energy conservation: HB 1114, * SHB 1114, CH 11 (2021)
Public utility districts, electric light/space heating, residential, termination for unpaid charges, prohibitions: HB 1490
Public utility districts, green electrolytic hydrogen production and sales by, authority and related tax exemptions: HB 1569
Public utility districts, greenhouse gas emissions reduction programs: HB 1084, SHB 1084, SB 5093
Public utility districts, retail telecommunications for end users in unserved areas provided by, when: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336, CH 294 (2021) PV, SB 5383, SSB 5383, * 2SSB 5383, CH 293 (2021)
Public utility districts, wholesale telecommunications services provided by, authority for, when: HB 1336, * ESHB 1336, CH 294 (2021) PV, * 2SSB 5383, CH 293 (2021)
Public, COVID-19 impacts, grants addressing, public utility tax exemption: HB 1002
Ratepayer assistance and weatherization, low-income, using B&O tax savings for: * SB 5008, CH 226 (2021)
Renewable energy resources, compliance burden reduction/customer assistance: SB 5007
Rescuers, public service company contractor/subcontractor liability for loss/damages/injury to, when: HB 1341
Solar energy facilities, sited on certain agricultural lands, not eligible for expedited processing by EFSEC: SB 5206
Solar energy systems, community projects, utility electricity purchases from: HB 1046
Solar energy systems, photovoltaic module stewardship/takeback program, delaying certain implementation dates: * HB 1393, CH 45 (2021)
Vulnerable populations and highly impacted communities, energy burden of, reducing in various ways: HB 1125, HB 1498, SB 5295, * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Wind turbine blades, stewardship and takeback program, developing: SB 5174, SSB 5174
UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION  UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL; UTILITIES)
Low-income persons, energy burden of, electrical or natural gas company assistance for reducing, UTC role: * ESSB 5295, CH 188 (2021)
Meetings of utilities/stakeholders, rolling blackouts/electrification resource adequacy, addressing, UTC role: HB 1527
Rail fixed guideway systems, state safety oversight agency, UTC to replace DOT as: HB 1418
Rail fixed guideway systems, state safety oversight, UTC role: ESHB 1418
Railroads, rail safety, UTC role and authority, expanding: HB 1418, ESHB 1418
Rule making, significant agency rules, requirements to include UTC: SB 5276
Solar energy, community projects, utility electricity purchases from, UTC role: HB 1046
Surcharge, uniform climate protection, natural gas companies to pay: HB 1084, SB 5093
Washington lifeline program, establishing: HB 1460