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2017 Regular Session
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Bill Title: Relating to air pollution; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule certain statewide greenhouse gas emissions limits by no later than January 1, 2018.
Requires commission to adopt action plan for ensuring statewide greenhouse gas emissions do not exceed limits adopted by commission. Requires Department of Environmental Quality to periodically prepare reports to commission on best available climate science, to be used by commission in adopting and updating greenhouse gas emissions limits and related rules. Repeals provision granting certain exemptions from air pollution laws. Repeals provision relating to greenhouse gas emissions goals. Makes repeals operative January 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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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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