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2018 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Marsh
Regular Sponsors: Representative Fahey, Helm, Keny-Guyer, Noble, Olson, Post, Sanchez, Smith DB, Senator Boquist (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to Housing and Community Services Department programs; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Housing and Community Services Department to establish and administer program that provides incentive payments to construction contractors undertaking energy improvement projects on residential structures and provides grants for energy improvement projects for manufactured dwellings.
Requires that contractors use incentive payments to reduce amounts paid by property owners for projects. Reserves portions of program moneys for activities promoting healthy affordable housing environments and for grants relating to manufactured dwellings owned and occupied by persons having low income or very low income. Limits program expenditures for biennium ending June 30, 2019. Sunsets program January 2, 2022. Requires sustainable energy project manager to refer applicant for small scale energy loan to department if applicant has income qualifying applicant for department weatherization program. Authorizes department to enter into agreements with other units of state government to facilitate department administration of home weatherization programs for persons with low income or very low income. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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