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SB 5803 - 2021-22
Establishing a presumption of liability for wildfires caused by an electric utility's equipment.
Revised for 2nd Substitute: Mitigating the risk of wildfires caused by an electric utility's equipment.
Sponsors: Rolfes, Dhingra, Frockt, Nobles
Bill History

2022 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 11
First reading, referred to Environment, Energy & Technology. (View Original Bill)
Jan 27
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 2
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
ENET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
And refer to Ways & Means.
Feb 3
Referred to Ways & Means.
Feb 5
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 9:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 7
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
WM - Majority; 2nd substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 2nd Substitute) (Majority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 9
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 10
2nd substitute bill substituted (WM 22). (View 2nd Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 49; nays, 0; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 12
First reading, referred to Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources.
Feb 18
Public hearing in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 23
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
RDAN - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Feb 24
Referred to Appropriations.
Feb 25
Public hearing in the House Committee on Appropriations at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 28
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 11:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
APP - Majority; do pass with amendment(s) by Rural Development, Agriculture & Natural Resources. (Majority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 10
By resolution, returned to Senate Rules Committee for third reading.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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