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HB 2939 - 2005-06
Establishing the energy freedom program.
Sponsors: Grant, Dunshee, Linville, Kessler, Upthegrove, Kilmer, Ericks, Hasegawa, Sullivan, Santos, Green, Springer, Conway, Simpson, Hudgins
Bill History

2006 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 17
First reading, referred to Technology, Energy & Communications. (View Original Bill)
Public hearing in the House Committee on Technology, Energy & Communications at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 26
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Technology, Energy & Communications at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
TEC - Executive action taken by committee.
TEC - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Jan 30
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 1
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive session scheduled, but no action was taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 4
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Executive action taken by committee.
APP - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Feb 6
Referred to Capital Budget.
Public hearing and executive session scheduled, but not heard in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
CB - Executive action taken by committee.
CB - Majority; 3rd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 3rd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 8
Placed on second reading.
Feb 11
3rd substitute bill substituted (CB 06). (View 3rd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 68; nays, 30; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Feb 14
First reading, referred to Water, Energy & Environment.
Feb 22
Public hearing scheduled, but not heard in the Senate Committee on Water, Energy & Telecommunications at 3:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Water, Energy & Telecommunications at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
WEE - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 27
Public hearing and executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 1
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 2
Committee amendment not adopted.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 48; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 1. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 4
House concurred in Senate amendments.
Passed final passage; yeas, 66; nays, 29; absent, 0; excused, 3. (View Roll Calls)
Mar 6
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 7
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Mar 8
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Mar 22
Governor signed.
Chapter 171, 2006 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 6/7/2006*.
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