Washington State Legislation

The Washington State legislature website provides a list of committee meeting agendas and meeting times, as well as the option to search for specific bills. Bioenergy bills are most commonly introduced in the Energy, Environment, Transportation or Climate committees, although that can vary.

The U.S. Canola Association provides regular updates to national legislation impacting canola production, including the 2018 Farm Bill. Click here to read testimony given April 4, 2017 to the House Ag Committee from USCA President and Minnesota canola producer Rob Rynning regarding risk management, and the creation of an incentive to include canola and/or sunflowers for honey bee and wild pollinator habitat. The government affairs tab on the USCA website provides more details on the various lobbying efforts of the USCA.