Oregon - SB748 - 2017

Relating to entities that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions; declaring an emergency.

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Added On: 02-08-2017
Updated On: 07-06-2017
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsor: Leslee Beyer (Democratic)

Actions (4)

  • 02-07-2017 - Introduction and first reading. Referred to President's desk.
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Environment and Natural Resources.
  • 03-01-2017 - Public Hearing held.
  • 07-07-2017 - In committee upon adjournment.

News (2)

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

A third option, SB 748, nicknamed a “cap and penalty” bill, would create a carbon pollution permit program that would collect money from fees and penalties. The funds would be used reduce emissions and help communities adapt to the impacts of climate ...

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Carbon Pricing Legislation - The National Law Review
Published by natlawreview.com
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:38:19 GMT

The bill then decreases the annual allowance budget each year until 2050 to meet the state's emission limits. Proponents of the bill note that setting up a cap-and-trade program will allow Oregon to participate in other carbon markets, such as ...