HI SB834 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Introduced on January 18 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-11 - The committee on PSM deferred the measure.
Pending: Senate Agriculture and Environment Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Permits the governing body of a county to create, by ordinance, a process for the recordation and enforcement of solar easements. Allows counties to require individuals claiming a solar right to record that right by filing a declaration with the county clerk. Permits the governing body of a county to require, by ordinance, the trimming of vegetation that blocks solar radiation from solar energy devices. Authorizes the ordinance to include a designation for the cost of trimming.

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Relating To Solar Energy.



2019-02-11SenateThe committee on PSM deferred the measure.
2019-02-11SenateThe committee on AEN deferred the measure.
2019-01-31SenateThe committee(s) on AEN/PSM has scheduled a public hearing on 02-11-19 2:00PM in conference room 224.
2019-01-24SenateReferred to AEN/PSM, WAM.
2019-01-22SenatePassed First Reading.

Same As/Similar To

HB1262 (Same As) 2019-01-28 - Referred to EEP, LAB, FIN, referral sheet 6


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