Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms

Proposed WAC Changes

Renewable Energy System Incentive Program

Emergency Rules

Effective June 26, 2018, the University made the following emergency rule changes to the Washington Administrative Code:

  • WAC Chapter 504-49: Renewable Energy System Incentive Program
PURPOSE: To add new chapter 504-49 WAC, regarding the administration of the state renewable energy system incentive program for citizens, businesses, and utilities. The incentive program is to be administered by the Washington State University (WSU) energy program, in accordance with the renewable energy system incentive program law, ESSB 5939, signed into law on July 7, 2017. Note: Emergency rule-making orders for this chapter were originally filed on October 30, 2017, and February 26, 2018. A preproposal for similar permanent rules was filed as WSR 18-02-092, with a proposal filed on March 7, 2018, and a public hearing was held on April 12, 2018.
 
Due to comments received during the public commenting period, the WSU energy program has made changes to six sections of the emergency rules, as included in this emergency rule-making order. 

To view the text of these emergency rules, see WSR 18-14-026 at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website:

http://lawfilesext.leg.wa.gov/law/wsr/2018/14/18-14-026.htm

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Renewable Energy System Incentive Program

Proposed New Chapter

The University is proposing the following rule changes to the Washington Administrative Code:

  • New chapter WAC 504-49: Renewable Energy System Incentive Program

PURPOSE: In accordance with the renewable energy system incentive program law, ESSB 5939, signed into law on July 7, 2017, the state renewable energy system incentive program is to be administered by the Washington State University (WSU) energy program. The new rules are needed to provide procedures and requirements for the administration of this program.

Due to comments received during the public commenting period ending April 12, 2018, the WSU energy program has made changes to six sections of the permanent rules, as included in this supplemental proposal. 

To view the text of this proposed new chapter, see WSR 18-15-087 at the Code Reviser’s Office Washington State Register website:

http://app.leg.wa.gov/documents/laws/wsr/2018/15/18-15-087.htm

WSU will conduct a public hearing on this proposed new WAC chapter on August 23, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in Lighty Student Services Building, Room 401, Pullman, WA; SAC 501, WSU Spokane, Spokane, WA; Test 212, WSU Tri-Cities, Richland, WA; VDEN 301, WSU Vancouver, Vancouver, WA; Everett Seminar Room 340, WSU Everett, Everett WA; Conference Room 400, WSU Energy Program, Olympia, WA; and Conference Room 1, WSU West, Seattle, WA. You may attend the hearing by telephone, call (509) 358-7935 then enter the meeting ID 5094 when prompted. If attending by telephone, call into the hearing no later than 4:05 p.m. Members of the public may testify at this public hearing and/or submit written comments. 

Submit written comments by 5:00 p.m. on August 23, 2018, to Deborah Bartlett, Director of Procedures, Records, and Forms, Rules Coordinator, mail code 1225, Pullman, WA 99164; e-mail prf.forms@wsu.edu; fax 509-335-3969.

Notice of this public hearing is hereby given in accordance with provisions of RCW 34.05.320(4).