WA SB5579 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-0)
Status: Passed on May 9 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-09 - Effective date 7/28/2019.
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Concerning the volatility of crude oil received in the state by rail.

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Concerning the volatility of crude oil received in the state by rail.


Roll Calls

2019-04-22 - Senate - Senate Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 27 N: 22 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-12 - House - House Final Passage as Amended by the House (Y: 53 N: 40 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-03-04 - Senate - Senate 3rd Reading & Final Passage (Y: 27 N: 20 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-05-09SenateEffective date 7/28/2019.
2019-05-09SenateChapter 354, 2019 Laws.
2019-05-09SenateGovernor signed.
2019-04-25SenateDelivered to Governor.
2019-04-24HouseSpeaker signed.
2019-04-24SenatePresident signed.
2019-04-22SenatePassed final passage; yeas, 27; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 0.
2019-04-22SenateSenate concurred in House amendments.
2019-04-12HouseThird reading, passed; yeas, 53; nays, 40; absent, 0; excused, 5.
2019-04-12HouseRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-04-12HouseFloor amendment
2019-04-08HouseRules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
2019-04-03HouseReferred to Rules 2 Review.
2019-04-01HouseMinority; do not pass.
2019-04-01HouseENVI - Majority; do pass with amendment
2019-04-01HouseExecutive action taken in the House Committee on Environment & Energy at 1:30 PM.
2019-03-19HousePublic hearing in the House Committee on Environment & Energy at 3:30 PM.
2019-03-06HouseFirst reading, referred to Environment & Energy.
2019-03-04SenateThird reading, passed; yeas, 27; nays, 20; absent, 0; excused, 2.
2019-03-04SenateRules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
2019-03-04SenateFloor amendment
2019-03-04Senate1st substitute bill substituted
2019-02-26SenatePlaced on second reading by Rules Committee.
2019-02-08SenatePassed to Rules Committee for second reading.
2019-02-07SenateMinority; do not pass.
2019-02-07SenateENET - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass.
2019-02-07SenateExecutive action taken in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:00 AM.
2019-01-29SenatePublic hearing in the Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology at 10:00 AM.
2019-01-24SenateFirst reading, referred to Environment, Energy & Technology.

Same As/Similar To

HB1785 (Crossfiled) 2019-01-30 - First reading, referred to Environment & Energy.

Washington State Sources

Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5579.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5579-S.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Bills/5579-S.E.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Senate Passed Legislature/5579-S.PL.pdf
Texthttp://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/biennium/2019-20/Pdf/Bills/Session Laws/Senate/5579-S.SL.pdf
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118463&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=03-04-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5579&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118463&chamber=House&actionHistoryDate=04-12-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5579&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20
Roll Callhttps://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary/rollcall/vote?legId=118463&chamber=Senate&actionHistoryDate=04-22-2019&indexOnDayByChamber=1&billNumber=5579&isInit=False&biennium=2019-20

Bill Comments