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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of: (at the request of former Senator Chris Edwards)
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Bill Title: Relating to entities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt carbon pollution permit program by rule.
Requires commission to consult with certain interested persons and be advised by advisory committee in adopting rules. Establishes Carbon Pollution Permit Program Oversight Committee. Declares legislative purposes of carbon pollution permit program. Provides for distribution of moneys received from fees and penalties under carbon pollution permit program. Establishes Climate Investments Account in State Highway Fund. Establishes Climate Assistance Fund, Oregon Climate Investments Fund and Just Transition Fund. Provides for uses of moneys in funds established. Establishes certain committees and proscribes duties of committees related to uses of moneys in funds established. Becomes operative January 1, 2021. Authorizes Environmental Quality Commission and Oregon Business Development Department to adopt rules 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: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Environment and Natural Resources
Current Subcommittee:
Subsequent Referral(s):
Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations: Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents
Measure History
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