California - AB197 - 2015

State Air Resources Board: greenhouse gases: regulations.

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Added On: 02-04-2015
Updated On: 09-08-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Kevin Kiley (Republican)





Actions (5)

  • 01-19-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 01-20-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee February 19.
  • 01-30-2017 - Referred to Com. on PUB. S.
  • 03-21-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
  • 04-04-2017 - In committee: Set, second hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.

News (13)

Climate plan's advocates win a victory on Tuesday, but the Capitol fight isn't over - Los Angeles Times
Published by latimes.com
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:26:07 GMT

Advocates for California's sweeping climate change law scored a major victory Tuesday when the Assembly approved a measure to extend the state's goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But they're not breathing easy just yet. Deep in the bill ...

8 States That Made 2016 a Huge Year for Clean Energy - EcoWatch
Published by ecowatch.com
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 19:46:28 GMT

... passed remarkable climate change legislation. SB 32 builds on Assembly Bill 32, the landmark Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 that required California to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. ... Another bill, AB 197 ...

'An exercise in threading the needle': Lawmakers perform balancing act to move climate legislation forward - Los Angeles Times
Published by latimes.com
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 20:03:10 GMT

The measure, Assembly Bill 197, would boost legislative oversight of the state's leading climate regulator, the California Air Resources Board, and would require the agency to focus more attention on cutting emissions from local refineries and ...

State Assembly approves bill to extend climate targets - Environment & Energy Publishing
Published by eenews.net
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:07:49 GMT

The Assembly voted 47-29 to approve S.B. 32, a bill to extend carbon cuts to 40 percent below 1990 emissions levels by 2030. Lawmakers are expected to vote today on a companion bill, A.B. 197, which would give lawmakers more oversight of the California ...

RNG in California: Leadership, Market Certainty - Biomass Magazine
Published by biomassmagazine.com
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:53:27 GMT

Ten years ago (to the day, as I write this), California passed Assembly Bill 32, landmark legislation requiring the state to reduce its carbon emissions to 1990 levels by the year 2020. The law promulgated the state's current LCFS and cap-and-trade ...

California's New Climate Change Laws Tighten Limits on GHG, Increase Legislative Oversight of CARB - JD Supra (press release)
Published by jdsupra.com
Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:10:46 GMT

The California Legislature passed both bills, Senate Bill (SB) 32 and the closely related Assembly Bill (AB) 197, on August 24, 2016. The new legislation will likely trigger heightened CEQA thresholds for new projects and new regulations, which in turn ...

California Sets Ambitious GHG Emissions Reduction Targets - NGT News
Published by ngtnews.com
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:52:08 GMT

Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has strengthened California's commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions, having signed S.B.32 by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, and A.B.197 by Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, D-Coachella, which require ...

Brown Signs Pavley, Garcia 'Green' Bills Into Law (Video) - SCVNEWS.com
Published by scvnews.com
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:21:07 GMT

Pavley] – State Sen. Fran Pavley on Thursday heralded Gov. Jerry Brown's signing of historic climate legislation, saying the governor's action will ensure California stays on course to clean the air and build a robust clean-energy economy for the 21st ...

California governor signs landmark climate and clean energy bills into law - Mongabay.com
Published by news.mongabay.com
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 21:09:35 GMT

California's Senate Bill 32 (SB 32) and a second, related bill that has also been signed into law, Assembly Bill 197 (AB 197), require the state to cut emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030, create a committee to oversee the state's climate ...

California Moves Forward With Aggressive Greenhouse Gas Emission Targets – Governor Brown Signs Into Law SB 32 ... - JD Supra (press release)
Published by jdsupra.com
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 00:11:15 GMT

On September 8, California's Governor Brown signed companion bills from the Senate and Assembly, Senate Bill 32 (SB 32) and Assembly Bill 197 (AB 197), continuing California on a path to cut greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – now, under this new ...

Support for Green Jobs Leads Garcia's Legislative Package out of the Assembly ... - Imperial Valley News
Published by imperialvalleynews.com
Wed, 03 Jun 2015 05:53:05 GMT

Sacramento, California - Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia's AB 197 and AB 866, critical bills to our region passed today out of the Assembly. AB 197 requires the Public Utilities Commission to direct investor and publicly owned utilities to procure renewable ...

Assemblymember Garcia's Clean Energy Act and Salton Sea Bill Pass Second ... - Imperial Valley News
Published by imperialvalleynews.com
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:55:16 GMT

AB 197 passed the Assembly Natural Resources Committee on a 6-2 vote yesterday. This bill would require the Public Utilities Commission to direct investor owned and publicly owned utilities to procure renewable ... the Assembly Water, Parks, and Wildlife on an 11-2 vote today. The bill would serve as a vehicle for the allocation of Proposition 1 Restoration funds for the Salton Sea via an allocation to the California State Natural Resources Agency. “As we move toward a clean utility energy sector, California needs ...

Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia Introduces Clean Energy Act - Imperial Valley News
Published by imperialvalleynews.com
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 07:38:56 GMT

Sacramento, California - State Assemblyman Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella) has introduced AB 197, which would set a bold but achievable goal of utilizing a minimum of 50 percent renewable energy resources by 2030, which was highlighted by the Governor during his State of the State address earlier this month. “This bill is about promoting clean energy production and creating jobs in my district as well as throughout the State. The state has already embarked on a path of increased renewable energy production ...