California - AB 79 - 2017

Electrical generation: coal-fired generation resources.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 07-13-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
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Actions (23)

  • 01-04-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 01-05-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee February 4.
  • 01-19-2017 - Referred to Com. on U. & E.
  • 03-06-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on U. & E. Read second time and amended.
  • 03-07-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on U. & E.
  • 03-20-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. (Ayes 10. Noes 5.) (March 15).
  • 03-21-2017 - Read second time and amended.
  • 03-22-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 04-06-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 3.) (April 3).
  • 04-17-2017 - Read second time and amended.
  • 04-18-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 04-24-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-25-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-10-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-26-2017 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (May 26).
  • 05-30-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-31-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate.
  • 06-01-2017 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 06-14-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on E., U. & C.
  • 06-14-2017 - Referred to Coms. on E., U. & C. and EQ.
  • 06-22-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on EQ. (Ayes 9. Noes 1.) (June 20).
  • 06-26-2017 - Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on EQ.
  • 07-06-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 5). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

Votes (6)

Sponsors (1)

News (3)

A Handy List of Energy-Related Bills Advancing in California - Greentech Media
Published by greentechmedia.com
Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:03:03 GMT

Initially introduced as a bill to decrease the amount energy consumed from coal-fired generation resources, AB 79 was revamped to require, by January 1, 2019, the State Air Resources Board (CARB), in consultation with the Independent System Operator ...

Marin Assemblyman proposes caps on coal-generated electricity - Marin Independent Journal
Published by marinij.com
Sun, 08 Jan 2017 01:31:59 GMT

The bill, AB 79, would restrict the state to no more than 6 percent coal-generated electricity by January 2018, a maximum of 3 percent by 2024, and none at all by 2026. “AB 79 expands the front lines of California's efforts to reverse the impacts of ...

Proposed California Bill to Cap Coal-Generated Electricity and Eliminate Coal-Dependency by 2026 - JD Supra (press release)
Published by jdsupra.com
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:02:57 GMT

On January 4, 2017, at the start of this year's legislative session, Assemblymember Marc Levine of Marin County introduced Assembly Bill (AB) 79, which is intended to cap the amount of coal-generated electricity used in California. Under the current ...