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Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee, Washington State Senate

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The Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee is a standing committee of the Washington State Senate.

Per Section V of the Senate Rules, committees of the Washington State Senate are appointed by the President of the Senate and confirmed by the senate.[1] Committees are responsible considering measures referred to them in the interest of the state.[2] The deliberations of committees considering a vote on any bill, resolution, or memorial must be open to the public.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Permanent Rules of the Senate

Function

The Senate Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Committee considers issues relating to water quality; drinking water; air quality; toxic chemical use reduction and cleanup; environmental laws; wastewater management; stormwater regulation; recycling; and product stewardship.

(Please note: This general description should not be considered the definitive listing of issues considered by this committee.)[4][5]

Membership

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2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Energy, Environment & Telecommunications Members, 2015
Democratic members (5)Republican members (4)
Tim Sheldon, Vice-ChairDoug Ericksen, Chair
John McCoy, Ranking memberJohn Braun
Annette ClevelandSharon Brown (Washington)
Cyrus HabibJim Honeyford
Kevin Ranker

2013-2014

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2013 legislative session.

2011-2012

The following table describes committee membership for the 2011 legislative session.

2009-2010

The following table describes committee membership for the 2009 legislative session.

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