Solar Jobs Bill Passes!
- July 7, 2017
The State Legislature voted to pass the Solar Jobs Bill in the early morning hours of July 1. SB 5939 passed the Senate with a 47 to 2 vote and the House with a 74 to 19 vote (with 5 excused). Click to read a synopsis of the bill’s history and the final version of the bill, itself. The bill was signed by the Governor on July 7.
SIW wishes to send a big thanks to everybody who worked very hard over the last several months to see final passage of this bill. SIW has provided a two-page summary for an overview of the Solar Jobs Bill.
Photo above, Govenor Inslee along with members of SIW and other solar supporters and advocates.