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 electricity; or
(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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