2009 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor Theodore R. Kulongoski for Department of Environmental Quality)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to greenhouse gas emissions; and declaring an emergency.|
Directs Department of Environmental Quality to conduct study of medium-duty and heavy-duty trucks for purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Directs department to submit report of study to specified interim committees on or before October 1, 2010. Authorizes Environmental Quality Commission to adopt rules to help state reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Specifies rules that commission may adopt. Specifies criteria by which commission must adopt rules. Sunsets certain provisions on December 31, 2015. Requires commission] department to report on rules to specified legislative committees and to Seventy-sixth, Seventy-seventh and Seventy-eighth Legislative Assemblies. Creates Metropolitan Planning Organization Greenhouse Gas Emissions Task Force for purpose of studying alternative land use and transportation scenarios that reduce greenhouse gas emissions from certain motor vehicles in areas served by metropolitan planning organizations. Directs task force to recommend legislation to specified interim legislative committees. Sunsets task force on convening of next regular biennial legislative session. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 754|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|