HB 1014 - DIGEST

Requires the department of ecology to: (1) Before making available a preliminary cost-benefit analysis or finalizing a small business economic impact statement, solicit peer review of the draft economic analyses by qualified professionals; and

(2) Incorporate both the optimistic and pessimistic economic impact scenarios into the final cost-benefit analysis.

Prohibits the department of ecology from adopting a rule whose probable benefits are less than its probable costs.