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Aquaculture, nonnative finfish, certain employees as dislocated workers: * EHB 2957, CH 179 (2018) PV, SB 6086, SSB 6086, 2SSB 6086
Benefits, when work change incompatible with caring for child or vulnerable adult: HB 2987
Clarifying changes to certain statutes: HB 2987
Community service standards, for individuals receiving benefits: HB 1580
Educational institutions, employees employed by multiple, benefits for, when: HB 2703, * SHB 2703, CH 97 (2018), SB 6339
Independent contractor, defining, for unemployment compensation purposes: HB 1300, SHB 1300, HB 2812, SB 5527
Interpreters and language translators, unemployment compensation exclusion: HB 1386, SB 5233, SSB 5233
Marijuana, production and products, excluding from "agricultural labor": SHB 1692
Military members, overseas, unemployment compensation for spouses, studying: HB 2456, SHB 2456
Musicians, unemployment compensation eligibility for: HB 2724, SHB 2724, SB 6521
Overpayment, when labor lockout back pay award, employer repayment: HB 1942, SB 5773
Tax, unemployment, excluding services by persons 14 to 22 from "employment": HB 1610
Termination for gross misconduct, benefits disqualification and employer relief, when: HB 2977
Transportation services, commercial, unemployment compensation exemption: HB 1575, SB 5362, SSB 5362
UNIFORMED SERVICES  (See MILITARY)
UNIONS, LABOR  (See LABOR)
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON  (See COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES)
UTILITIES  UTILITIES RSS Feed
               (See also AIR QUALITY AND POLLUTION; ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL; TAX PREFERENCES - EXEMPTIONS, CREDITS, DEDUCTIONS, DEFERRALS, ETC.; TAXES - PUBLIC UTILITY TAX; UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION)
Alternative energy resources, qualified, options for customers: HB 2413, SHB 2413, SB 6477
Bonneville power administration, certain hydroelectric output marketed by: HB 1334, HB 1360, HB 2283, SHB 2283, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995, SB 5232
Bonneville power administration, new Eastern Intertie rate design, requesting: HJM 4008, SHJM 4008
Bonneville power administration, renewable energy resources and credits, BPA role: HB 2283, SHB 2283, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Bonneville power administration, utility conservation credits from, B&O exemption: HB 1330, SHB 1330, SB 6323, SSB 6323
Carbon planning adder, use by utilities: HB 2839, SB 6424
Carbon pollution mitigation tax, imposing, including revenues disposition: HB 1646, HB 2230, SB 5509
Carbon pollution mitigation tax, imposing, tax preferences as part of, role of utilities: HB 2230
Carbon pollution tax on fossil fuels, imposing, role of utilities: SB 5930
Carbon pollution tax, imposing, tax preferences as part of, role of utilities: SB 5930
Carbon price or tax, enacted, energy independence act repeal if: HB 2283
Carbon reduction investments, in rural manufacturing, incentives for: SB 5918
Carbon reduction, zero-carbon resource use, impact of: HB 2347
Carbon-free, renewable, and economical energy, task force on, establishing: 2SHB 2283
City-owned, surplus property of, disposition: HB 2290, SHB 2290, SB 6030
Clean energy investment expenditures, credit against public utility taxes for, when: HB 2995, SHB 2995, HB 2997
Clean energy, transition to, tax preferences for utilities: HB 2283, SHB 2283
Coal-fired plants, transition to natural gas or biomass, tax exemptions for: HB 1497, SB 5439
Coal-fired resources, costs for, removing from electric rates, when: SHB 2995, HB 2997, SB 6253, SSB 6253, 2SSB 6253
Conservation or efficiency, projects of statewide significance for: SB 5621
Easements for utility lines on state-owned aquatic lands, charge for: * HB 1001, CH 19 (2017), SB 5171
Electric, alternative form of regulation of, authorizing: HB 2839, ESHB 2839, SB 6424, SSB 6424
Electric, carbon planning adder use by: HB 2839, SB 6424
Electric, clean energy standard, carbon-free and distributed energy resources: SB 6253, SSB 6253
Electric, clean fuels program, using revenues for transportation electrification: HB 2338, SHB 2338, 2SHB 2338
Electric, coal-fired resources costs, removing from electric rates, when: SHB 2995, HB 2997, SB 6253, SSB 6253, 2SSB 6253
Electric, community solar garden operation by: HB 2280, SHB 2280, SB 6130
Electric, customer payments, city using to provide telecommunications, prohibiting: SB 5921
Electric, customers of, billing statement information requirements: SB 5467, SB 5624, SSB 5624, SB 6081, ESSB 6081, ESSB 6587
Electric, distributed energy resources planning process, requirements: HB 1233, ESHB 1233
Electric, electric distribution efficiency and distributed energy, enabling: HB 1233
Electric, electrification of transportation infrastructure, utility plans and programs for: HB 2897, SHB 2897
Electric, electrification of transportation infrastructure, utility plans for: SB 6187, ESSB 6187
Electric, encouraging energy savings in building stock, how and when: HB 1458
Electric, financial incentives calculation using energy performance baseline, when: HB 1458
Electric, fossil fuels pollution mitigation charge, imposing: HB 2997
Electric, fuel mix disclosure by, repealing, when: SB 5930
Electric, greenhouse gas planning adder use by: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
Electric, hearings concerning rates or charges, written notice: SB 5624, SSB 5624, ESSB 6587
Electric, investor-owned distribution properties, acquisition by PUD: SB 6409
Electric, on-bill repayment program for customers, requiring, when: SHB 2410
Electric, reducing reliance on fossil fuel generating resources: SHB 2995, 2SSB 6253
Electric, retail electric bills, policies and programs affecting, review of: HB 2814, SHB 2814
Electric, tax rate imposed on utility and amount customer is paying, on statement: SSB 5624, ESSB 6587
Electric, using funds from new carbon reductions solutions account for: SB 5930
Electric, utility net metering: HB 2510, SHB 2510, SB 6081, ESSB 6081
Electric, utility net metering, task force on future of, convening: ESSB 6081
Electric, zero-carbon resource use by, impact of: HB 2347
Electricity generation, identifying sources in utility or customer contracts for: HB 1334
Electricity sales to electrolytic processors, public utility tax exemption, extending: HB 1466, SHB 1466, SB 5332, * SB 6007, CH 146 (2018)
Electrification of transportation, city plans and electric vehicle infrastructure: HB 1335, SB 6098
Employee of utility, assaulting, as aggravating circumstance, when: EHB 1859
Energy conservation targets and resources, provisions: HB 1330, SHB 1330, HB 1334, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995, SHB 2995, SB 6323, SSB 6323
Energy conservation targets, meter-based and baseline options for customers: HB 2319, SHB 2319
Energy conservation targets, normalized metered electricity consumption role: HB 2319
Energy conservation targets, on-bill repayment program role: HB 2410, SHB 2410
Facilities, removal or relocation due to rail fixed guideway systems, costs: HB 1954, SB 5717
Gas companies, alternative form of regulation of, authorizing: HB 2839, ESHB 2839, SB 6424, SSB 6424
Gas companies, carbon planning adder use by: HB 2839, SB 6424
Gas companies, greenhouse gas planning adder use by: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
Gas distribution businesses, carbon pollution tax credit: SB 6096, SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Geothermal power facilities, as projects of statewide significance: SB 6350
Geothermal power plants, minerals brought to surface by, JCDREAM duties: SB 6350, SSB 6350
Greenhouse gas planning adder, use by utilities: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
Hydroelectric generation, as renewable energy resource for utilities, when: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1360, HB 2402, SHB 2402, SB 5232, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Investor-owned, meter-based performance program option, offering: HB 1963
Light and power businesses, carbon pollution tax credit: SB 6096, SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Light and power businesses, large emitters, credits for pollution fees: SB 6629
Light and power businesses, large emitters, imposing pollution fee on: SB 6629
Market customers, clean energy standard, carbon-free and distributed energy resources: SB 6253, SSB 6253
Market customers, new energy or capacity needs, requirements: HB 2995
Market customers, reducing reliance on fossil fuel generating resources: SHB 2995, 2SSB 6253
Municipal utilities, city or town operating as, information disclosure on billing statements from: ESSB 6587
Natural gas utilities, alternative form of regulation of, authorizing: HB 2839, ESHB 2839, SB 6424, SSB 6424
Natural gas utilities, carbon planning adder use by: HB 2839, SB 6424
Natural gas utilities, energy independence act provisions: HB 2402, SHB 2402
Natural gas utilities, greenhouse gas planning adder use by: ESHB 2839, SSB 6424
Natural gas utilities, large emitters, credits for pollution fees: SB 6629
Natural gas utilities, large emitters, imposing pollution fee on: SB 6629
Nuclear reactors, small modular, siting of facilities using, expediting certification: SB 6631
Pollution fee, for community capacity program: SB 6629
Pollution fee, on large emitters, public oversight board, establishing: SB 6629
Pollution fee, on large emitters, three panels in connection with, creating: SB 6629
Projects, major public energy, excluding small modular nuclear reactors from: SB 6631
Public service companies, annual reports, failing to file, penalties: HB 2523, * SB 6179, CH 104 (2018)
Public utility district privilege taxes, local and state distributions date, revising: * EHB 2163, CH 28 (2017)
Public utility districts, acquiring investor-owned electrical distribution properties: SB 6409
Public utility districts, attachments and rates for small cell facilities and networks: HB 1921, SB 5711
Public utility districts, certain revenues, distribution to certain fire districts/authorities: SB 6321
Public utility districts, elections, district-based: SHB 1800, * ESSB 6002, CH 113 (2018)
Public utility districts, elections, district-based or alternative: HB 1800, SB 5267, SB 6002
Public utility districts, electric vehicle infrastructure role of: SB 6098, SB 6187, ESSB 6187
Public utility districts, electrification of transportation infrastructure, PUD plans for: SB 6187, ESSB 6187
Public utility districts, information disclosure on billing statements from: SB 6587, ESSB 6587
Public utility districts, pole attachment agreement dispute arbitration: HB 2593
Public utility districts, privilege taxes, tools for administering: SB 5358, * SSB 5358, CH 323 (2017)
Public utility districts, providing retail internet telecommunications services: * ESSB 6034, CH 186 (2018)
Public utility districts, providing retail internet/telecommunications services: SSB 5935, E2SSB 5935
Public utility districts, providing retail telecommunications services: HB 1938, HB 2662, SB 5139, SB 5483, SB 6034
Public utility districts, public works procurement with unit priced contracts: * SB 5036, CH 85 (2017)
Public utility districts, transportation infrastructure electrification, PUD plans/programs: HB 2897, SHB 2897
Qualifying utilities, new energy or capacity needs, requirements: HB 2995
Renewable and clean energy and efficiency, conducting five studies of: 2SSB 6253
Renewable and clean energy and efficiency, conducting two studies of: SHB 2995
Renewable energy investment projects, sales and use tax exemptions, when: HB 2995, SHB 2995, HB 2997
Renewable energy system cost recovery program, modifications: HB 1048, SHB 1048, HB 2281, SHB 2281, SB 5027, SB 5499, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Renewable energy systems, distributed, consumer access to: HB 1233
Renewable energy systems, encouraging and studying: SB 6081, ESSB 6081
Renewable energy targets and resources, provisions: HB 1334, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995, SHB 2995, SB 5918
Renewable resource, development of, projects of statewide significance for: SB 5621
Renewable resource, eligible, definition and utility requirements: HB 1249, HB 1334, HB 1519, HB 2402, SHB 2402, HB 2995, * ESB 5128, CH 315 (2017), SB 5918
Rural electric cooperatives, cooperative finance organizations B&O tax deduction: HB 1231, HB 2577, HB 2928, SHB 2928, SB 5148
Schools, siting, public facility/utility extensions when rural/outside UGA: HB 1017, * ESHB 1017, CH 129 (2017) PV, HB 2216, * HB 2243, CH 32 (2017), SB 5651, SSB 5651, SB 5942, SB 5945
Services, outside city's corporate limits, annexation covenant requirement, prohibiting: HB 2788, HB 2789
Silicon smelters, sales of electricity to, tax preferences for: HB 1403, SHB 1403, SB 5515, * SSB 5977, CH 37 (2017) PV
Small utilities, new energy or capacity needs, requirements: HB 2995
Solar companies, community, registration and certification of: * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar energy systems, shared commercial solar projects, role of utilities: SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar energy systems, tax preferences, role of utilities: HB 1048, SHB 1048, SB 5027, SB 5499, SB 5939, * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar gardens, community, electrical company or utility operation: HB 2280, SHB 2280, SB 6130
Telecommunications, small cell facilities and networks, attachments and rates for: HB 1921, SB 5711
Telecommunications, small cell facilities and networks, deployment and permits: SB 5935, SSB 5935, E2SSB 5935
Underground utility damage prevention act, locating underground facilities, methods: HB 2979
Underground utility damage prevention act, removing reference and certain dates: * HB 1064, CH 20 (2017), SB 5091
Universal communications services program, delaying expiration and revising: SB 5935, SSB 5935, E2SSB 5935
Universal communications services program, removing expiration and revising: HB 1921, HB 2423, SHB 2423, SB 5711, SB 6045
Wastewater, publicly owned industrial treatment facilities, pollution control loans to: HB 2838, * SB 6367, CH 152 (2018)
UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION  UTILITIES AND TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION RSS Feed
               (See also OIL AND GAS; RAILROADS; TRANSPORTATION; UTILITIES)
Building stock, residential and nonresidential, energy savings, UTC role: HB 1458
Call centers, relocation to other country, requirements, UTC role: HB 2844
Carbon pollution tax and clean energy investment program, UTC role: SB 6203, SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Carrier network companies and company operators, regulation of, UTC role: HB 2604, SB 6234, SSB 6234
Clean energy investment program, technical advisory committee, creating, UTC role: SB 6203
Clean energy investment program, technical standards committee, creating, UTC role: SSB 6203, 2SSB 6203
Clean energy transition work group, convening, UTC role: SHB 2995
Electric utilities, alternative form of regulation of, UTC authorization of: HB 2839, ESHB 2839, SB 6424, SSB 6424
Electric utilities, carbon-free and distributed energy resources standard, UTC role: SB 6253, SSB 6253
Electric utilities, clean energy resources use, UTC role: HB 2283, SHB 2283
Electric utilities, distributed energy systems, UTC role in enabling shift to: HB 1233
Electric utilities, reducing reliance on fossil fuel generating resources, UTC role: SHB 2995, 2SSB 6253
Electric utilities, renewable resource targets, convening work group on, UTC role: HB 2995
Internet providers, blocking, paid prioritization, and other practices by, protections: SB 6423
Internet providers, Washington net neutrality act, UTC role: SB 6423
Internet, via telecommunications company, billing statement disclosures, UTC role: SB 5483
Jones, Philip, commissioner, recognizing: * SR 8611 (2017)
Natural gas utilities, alternative form of regulation of, UTC authorization of: HB 2839, ESHB 2839, SB 6424, SSB 6424
Public service companies, annual reports, failing to file, penalties, UTC role: HB 2523, * SB 6179, CH 104 (2018)
Railroad companies, notice of planned actions to communities and UTC: HB 2548, SHB 2548
Railroad crews, contract transportation providers and vehicles, UTC regulation of: HB 1105, * ESHB 1105, CH 333 (2017), SB 5759
Railroad employees, yardmaster working hours, penalties for violations, UTC role: HB 1670
Railroad employees, yardmaster working hours, violations, UTC role: SB 5845
Solar companies, community, registration and certification of: * ESSB 5939, CH 36 (2017)
Solar gardens, community, commission role: HB 2280, SHB 2280, SB 6130
Solid waste and recyclable materials, consumer education, UTC role: HB 2380
Tariffs, pilotage, duty to establish, transferring to UTC: HB 2983, SHB 2983, SB 6519, * SSB 6519, CH 107 (2018)
Universal communications services program, reporting requirements, UTC role: SSB 5935, E2SSB 5935
Utilities, investor-owned, meter-based performance program option, UTC role: HB 1963