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AB 398 (Garcia & Eggman & Gomez & Maienschein) California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: fire prevention fees: sales and use tax manufacturing exemption

Position:Watch
Status:Chaptered
Summary:
This bill would require the state board, no later than January 1, 2018, to update the scoping plan, as specified. The bill would require all greenhouse gas rules and regulations adopted by the state board to be consistent with the scoping plan.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, extend the applicability of a regulation that establishes a system of market-based declining annual aggregate emissions limits for sources or categories of sources that emit greenhouse gases to December 31, 2030.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, require the state board to include specified price ceilings, price containment points, offset credit compliance limits, and industry assistance factors for allowance allocation as part of a regulation that establishes a system of market-based declining annual aggregate emissions limits for sources or categories of sources that emit greenhouse gases from January 1, 2021, to December 31, 2030, inclusive. The bill, until January 1, 2031, additionally would require the state board to develop approaches to increase offset projects in the state and to make specified reports to the Legislature as part of that regulation.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, establish the Compliance Offsets Protocol Task Force, with a specified membership, to provide guidance to the state board in approving new offset protocols for a market-based compliance mechanism for the purposes of increasing offset projects with direct environmental benefits in the state while prioritizing disadvantaged communities, Native American or tribal lands, and rural and agricultural regions.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, establish the Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee with a specified membership and would require the advisory committee to at least annually hold a public meeting and report to both the state board and the Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on the environmental and economic performance of a specified market-based compliance mechanism and other relevant climate policies.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, require the California Workforce Development Board, in consultation with the state board, to submit a specified report to the Legislature, no later than January 1, 2019, on the need for increased education, career technical education, job training, and workforce development resources or capacity to help industry, workers, and communities transition to economic and labor-market changes related to specified statewide greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals.
 
This bill would, until January 1, 2031, require the Legislative Analyst’s Office to annually report to the Legislature on the economic impacts and benefits of specified greenhouse gas emissions targets.

 

 

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Last Updated:September 20, 2017