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2015 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to carbon labeling; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Mandates carbon footprint labeling on all consumer products sold or offered for sale in state on and after January 1, 2016.
Directs Environmental Quality Commission to develop by rule and implement program for certifying that consumer products meet carbon footprint labeling mandate. Requires commission to develop state carbon labeling program and process for certifying use of alternative carbon labels on consumer products. Authorizes commission to adopt schedule of fees. Becomes operative January 1, 2016. Authorizes commission to take action prior to operative date. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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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