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Collect Long-term Climate Change Data

Concerning the collection of greenhouse gas emissions data to facilitate the implementation of measures that would most cost-effectively allow the state to meet its greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2019 Regular Session
Natural Resources & Environment
Bill Summary

The bill requires the air quality control commission in the department of public health and environment to collect greenhouse gas emissions data from greenhouse gas-emitting entities, report on the data, including a forecast of future emissions, and propose a draft rule to address the emissions by July 1, 2020.

The bill appropriates $1,680,600 to the department of public health and environment from the general fund to implement the bill, of which $1,348,880 is reappropriated to the office of the governor for use by the office of information technology.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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