Greenhouse gas emissions; State Air Pollution Control Board to conduct a statewide inventory. (HB525)

Introduced By

Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling) with support from co-patrons Del. Jennifer Carroll Foy (D-Woodbridge), and Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Greenhouse gas inventory. Directs the State Air Pollution Control Board to conduct a statewide inventory of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from all sectors using methods developed by the Department of Environmental Quality consistent with recommendations of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The bill requires the Board to include the inventory in a currently required annual report by October 1, 2021, and to publish the inventory on the Department's website, showing changes in GHG emissions relative to an estimated 2010 baseline. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103698D
01/05/2020Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
01/14/2020Assigned ACNR sub: Natural Resources
02/05/2020House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107463D-H1
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Assigned App. sub: Commerce Agriculture & Natural Resources
02/07/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB525H1)
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations