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2013 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to energy; appropriating money; prescribing an effective date; providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.
Catchline/Summary: Imposes tax on each fuel supplier and utility based on amount of carbon in carbon-based fuel that is sold by fuel supplier to consumers in state or that is used to produce carbon-generated electricity supplied by utility to consumers in state.
Limits tax on certain oil and natural gas to six percent of market value of oil or natural gas. Allows credit against tax for creation of forestry carbon offsets. Distributes proceeds of tax to State Highway Fund, Common School Fund, General Fund, State Department of Energy, Department of Environmental Quality, Department of Land Conservation and Development and Department of Education. Applies to carbon-based fuel sold to consumers or used to produce carbon-generated electricity on or after effective date of Act. Appropriates moneys from General Fund to Department of Revenue and State Department of Energy for purpose of funding first year of administration of tax. Repeals renewable fuels standard adopted by State Department of Agriculture. Applies to biodiesel fuel sold in Oregon after effective date of Act. Adjusts sunset of low carbon fuel standard adopted by Environmental Quality Commission. Repeals energy siting assessment paid to State Department of Energy. Applies to fiscal years beginning on or after effective date of Act. Changes rate of motor vehicle fuel tax. Applies to fuel used on or after effective date of Act. Repeals statutes and deletes provisions related to renewable portfolio standards. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Energy and Environment
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