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2019 House Bill 1112: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions from hydrofluorocarbons
Introduced by Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (West Seattle) (D) on January 14, 2019
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Referred to the House Environment & Energy Committee on January 14, 2019
Substitute offered in the House on January 24, 2019
Restricts hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and other substitutes for ozone- depleting substances (ODS) in products and equipment covered by a court- vacated 2015 United States Environmental Protection Agency regulation, and authorizes the Department of Ecology to adopt related rules.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 29, 2019
Referred to the House Rules Committee on February 28, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (West Seattle) (D) on March 1, 2019
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2019
Amendment offered by Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon (West Seattle) (D) on March 1, 2019
Gives the Department of Ecology authority to adopt restrictions on hydrofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting substance substitutes applicable to new light duty vehicles within twelve months of the adoption of restrictions in another state, rather than requiring the Department of Ecology to adopt such restrictions.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 1, 2019
Received in the Senate on March 5, 2019
Referred to the Senate Environment, Energy & Technology Committee on March 5, 2019
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 26, 2019
Amendment offered in the Senate on April 9, 2019
Provides the Department of Ecology the authority to modify the effective date of the prohibition on the use of hydrofluorocarbons in certain specific applications of vending machines to a date no later than January 1, 2022, if the department determines that relevant safety standards, including, but not limited to, those published by Underwriters Laboratories (UL) or the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), do not permit the use of commercially available substitutes for hydrofluorocarbons in those specific applications.
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on April 9, 2019
Amendment offered by Sen. Curtis King (Yakima) (R) on April 15, 2019
Delays all effective restriction dates on the use of hydrofluorocarbons and other substitutes in products and equipment by one year.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on April 15, 2019
Received in the House on April 18, 2019
Failed by voice vote in the House on April 18, 2019
Received in the Senate on April 22, 2019
Signed by Gov. Jay Inslee on May 7, 2019

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