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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of House Interim Committee on Revenue)
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Bill Title: Relating to carbon tax; 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.
Continuously appropriates moneys from tax revenues for purpose of reducing carbon emissions and use of carbon fuels. Applies to carbon-based fuel sold to consumers or used to produce carbon-generated electricity on or after effective date of Act. Takes effect only if House Joint Resolution 10 (2015) and House Joint Resolution 11 (2015) are approved by people at next regular general election. Takes effect on later of effective dates of constitutional amendments proposed in House Joint Resolution 10 (2015) and House Joint Resolution 11 (2015).
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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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Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
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