Oregon - SB 557 - 2017

Relating to entities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions; creating new provisions; amending ORS 184.889, 352.823, 468A.020, 468A.050, 468A.200, 468A.210, 468A.215, 468A.220, 468A.225, 468A.230, 468A.235, 468A.240, 468A.245, 468A.250, 468A.255, 468A.260, 468A.270, 468A.275, 468A.280 and 757.528 and section 9, chapter 751, Oregon Laws 2009, and section 20, chapter 28, Oregon Laws 2016; repealing ORS 468A.205 and 468A.210; and declaring an emergency.

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Emissions

Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 07-24-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Lee Beyer (Senate/: Democrat)





Actions (6)

  • 01-09-2017 - Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
  • 01-17-2017 - Referred to Environment and Natural Resources, then Ways and Means.
  • 03-01-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 04-12-2017 - Work Session held.
  • 04-14-2017 - Recommedation: Without recommendation as to passage and rescind referral to Ways and Means and refer to Rules. Referral to Ways and Means rescinded and referred to Business and Transportation by Order of the President.
  • 07-08-2017 - In committee upon adjournment.

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
04-12-2017Heard and Reported OutSenate500yes

Sponsors (2)

News (3)

Oregon Senate committee agrees cap and trade needs more work - Portland Business Journal
Published by bizjournals.com
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:08:50 GMT

While the Oregon Senate committee working on climate legislation moved a cap-and-trade bill forward on Wednesday, even supporters say the measure isn't ready for full Senate consideration. “This is not a bill that in its current ... Several carbon ...

Carbon Tax? Cap and Trade? Oregon Lawmakers Weigh Options For Reducing Emissions - OPB News
Published by opb.org
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 02:01:59 GMT

Two of the bills under consideration, SB 557 and HB 2135, would create a cap and trade system similar to those already in place in California and several Canadian provinces. ... A bill that has yet to be introduced, LC 1242, would create a carbon tax ...

'Carbon pollution isn't free': How Oregon can cap, trade, reinvest - Street Roots News
Published by news.streetroots.org
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:25:53 GMT

This bill would implement an incrementally decreasing cap on the state's total greenhouse gas emissions and create a carbon pollution market for sources emitting more than 25,000 metric tons of carbon or carbon-equivalent greenhouse gases per year ...