Committee Meetings for Week of March 1

Thursday, March 1

8:00am – Senate Environment, Energy, and Technology
Public Hearing:

  1. SB 5373 – Concerning carbon pollution

The House and Senate will be conducting “floor action” through March 9th, voting on bills in their respective chamber.

Legislative Bills of Interest – Week 8

House Bills

  • HB 1056 – Concerning open public meeting notice requirements and declared emergencies. (Senate State Government and Elections)
  • HB 1091 – Reducing greenhouse gas emissions by reducing the carbon intensity of transportation fuel. (Voted out of House 52-46)
  • HB 1117 – Promoting salmon recovery through revisions to the state’s comprehensive planning framework. (House Floor)
  • HB 1143 – Authorizing the placement of water rights banked pursuant to RCW 90.92.070 into the trust water rights program. (Senate Ag, Water, Natural Resources, and Parks)
  • HB 1168 – Concerning long-term forest health and the reduction of wildfire dangers. (House Floor)
  • HB 1216 – Concerning urban and community forestry. (House Floor)
  • HB 1280 – Concerning greenhouse gas emissions reductions in the design of public facilities. (House Rules Committee)
  • HB 1329 – Relating to public meeting accessibility and participation. (Voted out of House 89-6)
  • HB 1336 – Creating and expanding unrestricted authority for public entities to provide telecommunications services to end users. (Senate Environment, Energy, and Technology)
  • HB 1382 – Streamlining the environmental permitting process for salmon recovery projects. (House Rules Committee)
  • HB 1443 – Concerning social equity within the cannabis industry. (House Floor)
  • HB 1466 – Promoting access to outdoor education. (House Appropriations)
  • HB 1478 – Concerning fish habitat enhancement projects authorized pursuant to RCW 77.55.181. (Senate Ag, Water, Natural Resources, and Parks)
  • HB 1513 – Improving environmental health by reducing carbon emissions through increasing climate resilience and… (House Appropriations)
  • HJR 4205 Adding a new section to the Washington state Constitution regarding the conservation and protection of the state’s natural resources. (House Environment and Energy)

Senate Bills

  • SB 5045 – Establishing a state meat and poultry inspection program. (Senate Floor)
  • SB 5126 – Concerning the Washington climate commitment act. (Senate Ways and Means)
  • SB 5141 – Implementing the recommendations of the environmental justice task force. (Senate Floor)
  • SB 5155 – Concerning prejudgment interest. (Senate Rules Committee)
  • SB 5172/HB 1217 – Concerning the retroactivity of overtime claims in exceptional cases. (Senate Rules Committee)
  • SB 5159 – Concerning payments in lieu of real property taxes by the department of the fish and wildlife. (Senate Rules Committee)
  • SB 5220 – Concern the taxation of salmon recovery grants. (Senate Rules Committee)
  • SB 5253 – Implementing the recommendations of the pollinator health task force. (Senate Floor)
  • SB 5273 – Concerning the replacement of shoreline armoring. (House Rural Development, Ag, and Natural Resources)
  • SB 5342 – Concerning irrigation district elections. (Senate Floor)
  • SB 5362 – Ensuring the funding of agricultural fairs. (Senate Floor)
  • SB 5383 – Authorizing a public utility district to provide retail telecommunications services in unserved areas under certain conditions. (Voted out of Senate 43-3)
  • SB 5461 – Funding forest health activities and related community resiliency projects for the protection of people, homes, and the environment through issuance of state bonds. (Senate Ways and Means)