2019 Regular Session
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|Bill Title:||Relating to reducing atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations; prescribing an effective date.|
Requires certain state agencies and colleges at Oregon State University to conduct certain studies on opportunities for greenhouse gas sequestration by and emissions reductions from activities related to Oregon's natural and working lands and in Oregon's forest products, agricultural and building materials industries, transportation sector and electricity sector.
Sunsets requirements for studies December 31, 2020. Requires State Forestry Department and Department of State Lands to pursue agreements for shared stewardship of national forests between State of Oregon and United States Forest Service Pacific Northwest Region, with key purpose of reducing greenhouse gas emissions related to wildfire. Increases, to two, number of reviews of clean fuels program required to be conducted by Department of Environmental Quality. Directs State Department of Energy to complete second study on impact of Oregon renewable portfolio standards on jobs in this state no later than September 15, 2020. Takes effect on 91st day following adjournment sine die.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||Joint Committee On Ways and Means|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|