California - AB617 - 2017

Nonvehicular air pollution: criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants.

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Added On: 08-18-2017
Updated On: 07-26-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Richard Bloom (Democratic), Raul Bocanegra (Democratic), Kansen Chu (Democratic), Laura Friedman (Democratic), Cristina Garcia (Democratic), Eduardo Garcia (Democratic), Mike Gipson (Democratic), Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher (Democratic), Chris Holden (Democratic), Reginald Jones-Sawyer (Democratic), Kevin McCarty (Democratic), Al Muratsuchi (Democratic), Adrin Nazarian (Democratic), Bill Quirk (Democratic), Eloise Reyes (Democratic), Miguel Santiago (Democratic)

Actions (26)

  • 02-14-2017 - Read first time. To print.
  • 02-15-2017 - From printer. May be heard in committee March 17.
  • 02-27-2017 - Referred to Com. on ED.
  • 04-18-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on ED. Read second time and amended.
  • 04-19-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on ED.
  • 04-26-2017 - In committee: Hearing postponed by committee.
  • 05-11-2017 - From committee: Do pass. To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 6. Noes 0.) (May 10).
  • 05-15-2017 - Read second time. Ordered to Consent Calendar.
  • 05-18-2017 - In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
  • 05-18-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 69. Noes 0. Page 1621.)
  • 06-01-2017 - Referred to Com. on RLS.
  • 07-10-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on RLS.
  • 07-11-2017 - Re-referred to Com. on EQ.
  • 07-13-2017 - Joint Rule 62(a) suspended. (Ayes 27. Noes 11. Page 2012.)
  • 07-13-2017 - From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 13). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 07-14-2017 - From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to committee. Read second time, amended, and re-referred to Com. on APPR.
  • 07-17-2017 - In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after July 19 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
  • 07-17-2017 - Assembly Rule 77(a) suspended.
  • 07-17-2017 - Assembly Rule 63 suspended. (Ayes 50. Noes 19. Page 2585.)
  • 07-17-2017 - Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 50. Noes 24. Page 2589.).
  • 07-17-2017 - From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 17).
  • 07-17-2017 - Ordered to third reading.
  • 07-17-2017 - Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 27. Noes 13. Page 2068.).
  • 07-18-2017 - Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 12:45 p.m.
  • 07-26-2017 - Approved by the Governor.
  • 07-26-2017 - Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 136, Statutes of 2017.

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
05-10-2017Do pass. To Consent CalendarHouse601yes
05-18-2017AB 617 GOMEZ Consent Calendar Second Day Regular SessionHouse69011yes
07-13-2017Do pass, but first be re-referred to the Committee on [Appropriations]Senate520yes
07-17-2017Do passSenate520yes
07-17-2017Assembly 3rd Reading AB617 Cristina Garcia By LaraSenate27130yes
07-17-2017AB 617 GARCIA, C. Concurrence in Senate AmendmentsHouse50245yes

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News (8)

California Legislature Extends Cap-and-Trade, Codifies Low Carbon Fuel Standard - NGT News
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 19:47:57 GMT

The California legislature has voted to extend the state's cap-and-trade program by 10 years to 2030 while also codifying the Low Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS) into law. In what was expected to be a close vote, the California State Senate and Assembly ...

Gov. Brown and lawmakers unveil proposal to extend California climate program - Los Angeles Times
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Tue, 11 Jul 2017 03:41:29 GMT

After weeks of back-and-forth between environmentalists and business interests, Gov. Jerry Brown and legislative leaders introduced a proposal Monday to reauthorize California's cap and trade program, the centerpiece of the state's efforts to battle ...

California Lawmakers Renew State's Landmark Cap-And-Trade Program - HuffPost
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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 01:01:29 GMT

California lawmakers voted Monday to renew the state's milestone climate legislation, ending uncertainty about the fate of a cap-and-trade program criticized by both liberals and conservatives. After lengthy hearings, the California Senate and Assembly ...

AEE Ranks Top 5 State Legislative Battles Of 2017 - Solar Industry
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Wed, 27 Dec 2017 22:43:09 GMT

Unfortunately, the House of Representatives refused to agree to accept that budget provision, even threatening to shut down the state government rather than go along with an easement of the restrictions. In what seems to be a personal “War on Wind ...

Gov. Brown signs 1st-of-its-kind bill aimed at air pollution - KABC-TV
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Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:54:41 GMT

Los AngelesOrange CountyInland EmpireVentura CountyCalifornia ... Brown signed AB617, which imposes stricter penalties on polluters and increases monitoring of air-quality, especially in some of the most polluted areas in the city. "All this ... The ...

California Extends and Strengthens Cap-and Trade Program - The National Law Review
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Mon, 24 Jul 2017 21:43:46 GMT

On July 17, he scored a significant victory when the California legislature extended the state's flagship multi-sector greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program through 2030. The bill extending the program garnered two-thirds majorities in both the ...

How did the air fare in cap-and-trade? - Capitol Weekly
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Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:02:22 GMT

Garcia authored AB 617 to make what she called a “down payment” toward that end, and the bill was passed along with the cap-and-trade reauthorization, AB 398 (E. Garcia). Key provisions of AB 617 will: 1) require the big industrial polluters to use the ...

California Cap & Trade Extension Comes with Cleaner Air, Too - Natural Resources Defense Council
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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 12:58:15 GMT

One of the bills recently enacted as a companion to the extension of California's carbon pollution cap and trade law extension is AB 617, principally authored by Assembly Member Cristina Garcia. This bill will lead to significant improvements in ...