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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to State Department of Energy; prescribing an effective date.
Catchline/Summary: Establishes Oregon Energy and Climate Board as oversight and advisory body for Oregon Department of Energy and Climate.
Establishes Energy Industry Advisory Committee to provide certain information and recommendations to board. Establishes Interagency Climate Coordinating Committee to make recommendations to board and Legislative Assembly on ways to coordinate state policies, programs, projects and activities related to energy and climate and to develop certain recommendations and strategies related to mitigating and adapting to impacts of climate change. Changes name of State Department of Energy to Oregon Department of Energy and Climate. Changes name of Director of State Department of Energy to Energy and Climate Director. Abolishes Oregon Global Warming Commission. Modifies state energy policy. Modifies general duties of department. Requires department, in coordination with board, to develop proposal for restructuring policies and programs related to greenhouse gas emissions or climate change in pursuance of certain goals. Requires board and department to submit proposal to appropriate interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2018. Becomes operative January 1, 2018. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: Joint Committee On Ways and Means
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