H.B. No. 0078

Environmental protection agency actions.


Sponsored By:        Representative(s) Miller, Jaggi, Larsen, Loucks, Reeder and Winters and Senator(s) Bebout, Coe, Cooper, Geis and Hicks


AN ACT relating to authority of the federal government; recognizing the constitutional limitations on rulemaking authority of federal agencies and specifically the environmental protection agency; providing legislative findings in relation to those limitations; specifying the policy of the state in regard to actions of the environmental protection agency; authorizing the attorney general to take actions; authorizing and prioritizing the use of federal natural resource policy account funds; and providing for an effective date.


2/5/2014  Bill Number Assigned

2/10/2014 H Received for Introduction

2/12/2014 H Introduced and Referred to H09



Ayes:  Representative(s) Baker, Barlow, Berger, Blake, Blevins, Blikre, Brown, Burkhart, Campbell, Cannady, Coleman, Davison, Eklund, Esquibel, K., Filer, Freeman, Gay, Gingery, Greear, Greene, Halverson, Harshman, Harvey, Hunt, Hutchings, Jaggi, Kasperik, Kirkbride, Kroeker, Krone, Larsen, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, Mader, McKim, Miller, Moniz, Nicholas, B., Northrup, Patton, Paxton, Petroff, Piiparinen, Reeder, Semlek, Sommers, Stubson, Teeters, Throne, Walters, Watt, Wilson, Winters, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Nays:  Representative(s) Byrd, Connolly and Goggles

Absent:  Representative(s) Loucks

Ayes 56    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 1    Conflicts 0


2/19/2014 H09 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Cannady, Kasperik, Larsen, Lockhart, Reeder, Sommers and Winters

Nays:  Representative(s) Byrd and Greear

Ayes 7    Nays 2    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/19/2014 H Placed on General File

2/21/2014 H Did Not Consider in COW