Bill: SB 5127 (HB 1555) — 2017
Establishing a carbon pollution tax and investment program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, facilitate the transition to a clean energy economy, and invest in K-12 education and other vital public services (Braun, Ranker)
Establishes the carbon pollution tax and investment act.
Imposes a carbon pollution tax on: (1) The sale or use
of fossil fuels, including fossil fuels used in generating
(2) The sale or consumption of electricity generated
through the combustion of fossil fuels.
Creates the carbon pollution reduction account and the
carbon reduction investment fund.
WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=5127&Year=2017 (opens a new browser tab)
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