California - AB1550 - 2016

Greenhouse gases: investment plan: disadvantaged communities.

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Added On: 01-12-2016
Updated On: 09-21-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Monique Limon (Democratic)





Actions (21)

  • 02-17-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 02-19-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.
  • 03-16-2017 - Referred to Com. on ED.
  • 03-16-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended.
  • 03-20-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on ED.
  • 04-18-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-19-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on ED.
  • 04-26-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
  • 05-11-2017 - From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (May 10).
  • 05-15-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar.
  • 05-18-2017 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 05-18-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 69. Noes 0. Page 1621.)
  • 06-01-2017 - Referred to Coms. on ED. and GOV. & F.
  • 06-14-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on GOV. & F. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (June 14). Re-referred to Com. on GOV. & F.
  • 07-12-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (July 12).
  • 07-13-2017 - Read second time and amended. Ordered to third reading.
  • 08-23-2017 - Ordered to special consent calendar.
  • 08-31-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly.
  • 08-31-2017 - In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after September 2 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
  • 09-07-2017 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.
  • 09-13-2017 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 4 p.m.

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
05-10-2017Do pass. To Consent CalendarSenate601yes
05-18-2017AB 1550 LIMÓN Consent Calendar Second Day Regular SessionSenate69011yes
06-14-2017Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Governance and Finance] with the recommendation: To Consent CalendarSenate700yes
07-12-2017Do pass as amendedSenate700yes
08-31-2017Special Consent Calendar # AB1550Senate3703yes
09-07-2017AB 1550 LIMÓN Concurrence in Senate AmendmentsSenate7801yes

News (11)

California Extends Climate Fight to Help Disadvantaged Communities Battling Poverty and Pollution - AlterNet
Published by alternet.org
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 17:11:06 GMT

“As California continues to reduce planet-warming emissions, these newly passed bills will bring needed relief to our communities that have suffered the worst effects of pollution, injustice and disinvestment,” said Bill Magavern, Policy Director for ...

California Senate Proposal for Cap-and-Trade Revenues Focuses on Equity - Streetsblog California (blog)
Published by cal.streetsblog.org
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 23:38:18 GMT

bikeatCapitollabel2 The Senate released a spending plan for the unallocated portion of cap-and-trade revenues today, in the form of Assembly Bill 1613. The plan, say Senate leaders and advocates, focuses on environmental equity while supporting ...

More money to fight warming, polluted air in California issued - ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Published by alankandel.scienceblog.com
Sat, 17 Sep 2016 16:31:51 GMT

High atop a parking garage in downtown Fresno, California Governor Jerry Brown on Wed., Sept. 14, 2016 affixed his signature to several bills thereby enacting legislation that allocates monies to fight warming and polluted air in the state. ... and ...

Lawmakers approve new climate plans to help California's disadvantaged communities - Los Angeles Times
Published by latimes.com
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:33:58 GMT

Three more measures intended to address climate change in poor and polluted communities were passed by state lawmakers Wednesday night. They followed on the heels of major legislation approved last week to set a new target for reducing greenhouse ...

Environmental justice: From the margins to the mainstream - Environment & Energy Publishing
Published by eenews.net
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:13:54 GMT

"In the past, the environmental justice movement was always viewed as a subset of the environmental movement," Jimmy Gomez, an Assembly Democrat from Los Angeles, told a coalition of environmental, affordable housing and public transit activists in ...

How California defines a 'disadvantaged community' to get state money - Sacramento Bee
Published by sacbee.com
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:00:47 GMT

Yet exactly how to identify California's most vulnerable areas remains a subject of disagreement, four years after a 2012 bill for the first time directed that some cap-and-trade money pay for projects in those places or somehow benefit them ...

Legislature Must Decide the Fate of Three Environmental Justice Bills Before Midnight - Streetsblog California (blog)
Published by cal.streetsblog.org
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 17:48:40 GMT

Among the bills the state Senate and Assembly must decide upon before today's deadline—the session ends at midnight tonight—are several that attempt to make up for past and current injustices by giving voice to the California communities that are ...

Legislature acts — and we breathe easier - Capitol Weekly
Published by capitolweekly.net
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:22:36 GMT

Millions of Californians suffered from smog and smoke this summer, but help is on the way. Defying the expectations of many observers and the fierce opposition of the oil industry, the Legislature passed a historic climate protection package in August.

Legislative Wrap-up: Environmental Justice, Cap-and-Trade Funding - Streetsblog California (blog)
Published by cal.streetsblog.org
Thu, 01 Sep 2016 20:06:41 GMT

This bill has the potential to profoundly improve planning in California for everyone. Not only ... A third environmental justice bill, A.B. 1550 from Assemblymember Jimmy Gomez (D-Los Angeles), passed the Assembly with a 53-22 vote. The bill ... Gomez ...

Four New California Cap and Trade Bills Fund Programs - JD Supra (press release)
Published by jdsupra.com
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 20:43:23 GMT

Budget Committee bills Senate Bill 859 and Assembly Bill 1613, and AB 2722 (Burke, D-Inglewood) directed $900 million in cap and trade revenues to various California agencies and programs. AB 1550 (Gomez, D-Los Angeles) increases the amount of cap ...

Calif. Assembly passes bill to bring more cap- and-trade funds to disadvantaged communities - Asianjournal.com
Published by asianjournal.com
Sat, 04 Jun 2016 06:11:43 GMT

SACRAMENTO – With bipartisan support the California Assembly on Thursday, June 2 passed AB 1550 (Gomez), designed to ensure that the benefits of California's climate change policies reach the communities and households that need them most ...