California - AB378 - 2017

Greenhouse gases, criteria air pollutants, and toxic air contaminants.

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Added On: 07-24-2017
Updated On: 01-31-2018
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsors: Cristina Garcia (Democratic), Eduardo Garcia (Democratic), Chris Holden (Democratic)

Actions (16)

  • 02-09-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 02-10-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 12.
  • 02-21-2017 - Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 04-18-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-19-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
  • 04-25-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 7. Noes 3.) (April 24). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 05-03-2017 - In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
  • 05-26-2017 - From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 11. Noes 6.) (May 26).
  • 05-30-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
  • 05-30-2017 - Assembly Rule 63 suspended. (Ayes 52. Noes 24. Page 1776.)
  • 05-30-2017 - Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.
  • 06-01-2017 - Read third time. Refused passage. (Ayes 35. Noes 39. Page 2088.).
  • 06-01-2017 - Motion to reconsider on the next legislative day made by Assembly Member Cristina Garcia.
  • 09-11-2017 - Reconsideration granted. (Page 3097.)
  • 09-11-2017 - Ordered to inactive file at the request of Assembly Member Cristina Garcia.
  • 02-01-2018 - Died on inactive file.

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
04-24-2017Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]House730yes
05-26-2017Do pass as amendedHouse1160yes
06-01-2017AB 378 GARCIA, C. Assembly Third ReadingHouse35396no

Sponsors (15)

News (5)

California Climate Change Debate Heats Up - U.S. News & World Report
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Wed, 10 May 2017 07:22:13 GMT

A measure that would impose a hefty tax on carbon pollution and use much of the revenue to give money back to taxpayers is scheduled for a hearing in a California state Senate committee Wednesday, May 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) The ...

Is California's Cap-and-Trade Program in Trouble? - L.A. Weekly
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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 19:37:06 GMT

Early this month, on the same day that President Donald Trump announced he was pulling the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, the California State Assembly voted on a bill of its own, designed to fight climate change. AB 378, authored by ...

Lawmakers push for 'environmental justice' in California carbon reduction policy - Sacramento Bee
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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 23:18:39 GMT

Assembly Bill 378 could technically extend cap-and-trade, which expires in 2020, and it authorizes the California Air Resources Board to adopt “a market-based compliance mechanism” to reduce emissions to 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. But the ...

California lawmakers hope new climate change proposal will help low-income communities harmed by pollution - Los Angeles Times
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Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:29:38 GMT

As reported earlier , the legislation, AB 378, represents an opening bid in the conversation about how to handle the state's cap-and-trade program, which requires companies to buy permits to release greenhouse gas emissions. Although Gov. Jerry Brown ...

Climate change and bail-reform bills fall short in California Assembly - The Mercury News
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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 07:01:09 GMT

SACRAMENTO — Late Thursday night, the California Assembly voted down two closely watched proposals — one to extend the state's signature cap-and-trade program, while incorporating local air quality, and another to overhaul the bail-bonds system.