Senate Bill Introductions

SF 411 (formerly SSB 1085): A bill relating to the regulation of energy sources by counties and cities.
Status: Introduced 1/25/23; referred to Commerce and referred to Commerce subcommittee 1/25/23. Passed subcommittee (2-1) 2/723. Passed committee (18-0) 2/23/23. Passed Senate (41-6) 3/6/23. Referred to House Commerce 3/7/23. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 3/9/23. Passed subcommittee (2-1) 3/15/23. Passed committee (15-4) 3/23/23. Placed on unfinished business 4/6/23. Rereferred to House Commerce committee 5/4/23. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 1/9/24. Failed to pass subcommittee 1/18/24.

SF 2097: A bill establishing setback and safety regulations, specifies utility construction projects requirements, pipeline investor disclosures, voluntary easement requirements, and land survey requirements for hazard liquid pipelines.
Status: Introduced 1/24/24. Referred to Commerce 1/24/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.

SF 2099: A bill relating to applications for permit to construct electric transmission lines, gas pipelines, and hazardous liquid pipelines.
Status: Introduced 1/24/24. Referred to Commerce 1/24/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.

SF 2244: A bill requiring integrated resource plans for rate-regulated utilities.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/7/24. Referred to subcommittee 2/8/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 2/13/24. Passed Committee (16-2) 2/14/24.

SF 2289: (formerly SSB 3109): A bill relating to economic development and energy shortages, including a state energy plan. See also companion bill HSB 622.
Status: Introduced 1/24/24. Referred to Commerce 1/24/24. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 1/24/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 2/7/24. Passed committee (17-0) 2/8/24.

SF 2300 (formerly SSB 3075): A bill to add nuclear and energy storage to the definition of “alternate energy production facility.” It also changes the capital investment reporting threshold for public utility affiliates to a flat $250,000. See also companion bill HSB 555.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 1/17/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 2/5/24. Passed committee (17-0) 2/8/24.

SF 2331 (formerly SSB 3107 ): A bill relating to the publication requirements for official publications.
Status: Introduced 1/23/24. Referred to Technology 1/23/24. Referred to Technology subcommittee 1/23/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/30/24. Passed committee (8-7) 2/13/24.

SF 2372 (formerly SSB 3176): A bill that establishes a right of first refusal for incumbent transmission owners retroactively to 2020.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/12/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 2/14/24. Passed Committee (18-0) 2/14/24

SF 2356 (formerly SSB 3180): A bill that establishes a community solar facility program by third parties.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/13/24. Passed subcommittee 2/14/24. Passed Committee (18-0) 2/14/24

SSB 3169: A bill establishing statewide siting and operation requirements for wind energy facilities.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/8/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.


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