Notice of Completion: The 10 Year Analysis for Substitute Senate Bill 5803 is Complete

Office of Financial Management

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UPDATE: The 10 year analysis for SSB 5803, titled AN ACT Relating to mitigating the risk of wildfires caused by an electric utility's equipment, has been completed. The Office of Financial Management has identified this bill as requiring a ten-year projection of increased cost to the taxpayers or affected fee payers.

Ten-year projection:

Department of Commerce:

Section 4(3) states the Department of Commerce (department) may assess a fee on each utility required to submit a plan, to recover the costs of the activities required by this section.  The department has no way of knowing how many plans will be submitted, the costs associated with the submittal of those plans, or how many fees the department will assess if it chooses to do so.


Ten-year projection prepared in consultation with the following agencies:

Department of Commerce

The substitute bill was proposed by:

Senate Committee on Environment, Energy & Technology
(360) 786-7406

The original bill sponsors and contact information are:

Legislative Bill Information Website:

Initiative 960 Website: