Oregon - SB557 - 2017

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

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

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 Referral to Ways and Means rescinded and referred to Business and Transportation by Order of the President.
  • 07-07-2017 - In committee upon adjournment.

Votes (1)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
04-12-2017Senate Committee Without recommendation as to passage, request rescission of subsequent referral to Ways and Means and request referral to RulesSenate500yes

Sponsors (2)

News (5)

Oregon business groups' dire take on cap and trade disputed - Portland Business Journal
Published by bizjournals.com
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:55:52 GMT

A little over a month ago, the Department of Environmental Quality released a cap-and-trade study that found the effect of such a program on Oregon's economy would likely be small, coming in at “slightly positive or slightly negative.” It's a different ...

Oregon cap and trade by the numbers: A call for a complete picture - Portland Business Journal
Published by bizjournals.com
Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:10:53 GMT

As Oregon businesspeople working in numerous sectors, including forestry, military, consulting, energy, building, education and health care, we took keen interest in the report issued recently on the impact a cap-and-trade program would have on Oregon ...

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 ...