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The following summary is not prepared by the sponsors of the measure and is not a part of the body thereof subject to consideration by the Legislative Assembly. It is an editor’s brief statement of the essential features of the measure as introduced.
Requires Environmental Quality Commission to adopt by rule statewide greenhouse gas emissions limits for years 2020 and 2050 and to adopt interim statewide greenhouse gas emissions limits consistent with 2050 limit every five years.
Requires commission to adopt action plan for ensuring statewide greenhouse gas emissions do not exceed limits adopted by commission.
Requires commission to adopt program to ensure statewide greenhouse gas emissions do not exceed limits adopted by commission.
Requires Department of Environmental Quality to administer program. Authorizes department to require registration and reporting by certain sources of greenhouse gas emissions.
Establishes required timeline for adopting rules under provisions of Act.
Repeals provisions relating to greenhouse gas emissions goals. Makes repeal operative January 1, 2017.