Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. (HB2611)

Introduced By

Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative; prohibition on participation by Commonwealth. Prohibits the Governor or any state agency from adopting any regulation establishing a carbon dioxide cap-and-trade program or bringing about the participation by the Commonwealth in a regional market for the trading of carbon dioxide allowances. The bill provides that the Commonwealth shall be allowed to participate in such a cap-and-trade program if the House of Delegates and the Senate of Virginia each adopt a resolution by a two-thirds vote that specifically references and approves the regulatory text proposed for adoption by a state agency. Read the Bill »

Status

01/16/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee

History

DateAction
01/09/2019Committee
01/09/2019Presented and ordered printed 19103557D
01/09/2019Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/16/2019Assigned ACNR sub: Subcommittee #1

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