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California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: fire prevention fees: sales and use tax manufacturing exemption (AB 398)

BILL SUMMARY:
Extends the Air Resources Board's (ARB) cap and trade authority through 2030. Requires ARB to establish a price ceiling on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances in consideration of specified factors, adds several new conditions governing the management and allocation of allowances, reduces limits on compliance offsets, requires ARB to designate the cap and trade regulation as the GHG emission reduction rule for petroleum refineries and oil and gas production facilities, prohibits an air district from adopting or implementing an emission reduction rule for carbon dioxide from stationary sources that are also subject to the cap and trade regulation, and make other related changes. Suspends the State Responsibility Area (SRA) fire prevention fee from July 1, 2017 to January 1, 2031, and sunsets the SRA fee thereafter. Extends and expands the existing manufacturer's partial sales and use tax exemption from July 1, 2022 to July 1, 2030.
STATE:
CA
FINAL LANGUAGE:
STATUTE:
Chapter 135, Statutes of 2017
AUTHOR:
Eduardo Garcia
CO-AUTHORS:
Senator De León, Cristina Garcia, Bloom, Chu, Dababneh, Gipson, Gonzalez Fletcher, Levine, Mullin, Muratsuchi, Nazarian, Quirk, Santiago, Weber, Wood
SENATE VOTE:
Yes: 28 No: 12
R: 1 R: 12
D: 27 D: 0
ASSEMBLY VOTE:
Yes: 55 No: 22
R: 7 R: 18
D: 48 D: 4
LISTED SUPPORT:
Advanced Energy Economy, American Lung Association, Boeing Company, California Biomass Energy Alliance, California Business Roundtable, California Chamber of Commerce, California Council for Environmental and Economic Balance, California Electric Transportation Coalition, California Interfaith Power & Light, California Labor Movement, OPEIU 29 AFL-CIO, California League of Conservation Voters, California Manufacturers & Technology Association, California Metals Coalition, California Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition, California Professional Firefighters, California Steel Industries, Inc., CalPortland Company, Caterpillar, Inc., CERES/BICEP, Clean Energy Coalition for Sustainable Cement Manufacturing & Environment, Dignity Health, Dow Chemical Company, Environmental Defense Fund, Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), Foster Poultry Farms, Gerdau Steel, Graphic Packaging International Inc., Hilmar Cheese Company, Independent Energy Producers Association, Industrial Environmental Association, J.G. Boswell Tomato Company, LLC, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority Board of Directors, Los Gatos Tomato Products, Lung Force, Lutheran Office of Public Policy – California, Manufacturers Council of the Central Valley, Metro Gold Line Foothill Extension Construction Authority, Natural Resources Defense Council, Nature Conservancy, NextGen California, Orange County Business Council, Oregon State Representative Ken Helm, Oregon State Senator Michael Dembrow, Owens-Illinois, Inc., Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Procter & Gamble Company, San Diego Gas & Electric Company, Searles Valley Minerals, Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Solar Turbines Inc., Southern California Edison, Southern California Gas Company, Southern California Public Power Authority, State Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, Union of Concerned Scientists, Valley Industry and Commerce Association, Valley Vision, Vista Metals Corp., Western Wood Preservers Institute
Letters of Support
LISTED OPPOSITION:
American Fire Sprinkler Association, California Chapters, American Vets (AMVETS), Apostolic Faith Center, Asian Pacific Environmental Network, Bay Area Air Quality Management District, California Air Pollution Control Officers Association, California Communities Against Toxics, California Environmental Justice Alliance, California Kids IAQ, California Safe Schools, Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Community Action and Environmental Justice, Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment, Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy, Coalition for a Safe Environment, Communities for a Better Environment, Community Dreams, Del Amo Action Committee, Desert Citizens Against Pollution, EMERGE, Environmental Health Coalition, Independent Roofing Contractors of California, Inc., Leadership Counsel for Justice and Accountability, Mothers of East Los Angeles, NAACP San Pedro-Wilmington Branch #1069, Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association of California, Physicians for Social Responsibility – Los Angeles, PODER, Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District, San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District, San Pedro & Peninsula Homeowners Coalition, Sierra Club California, Society for Positive Action, South Coast Air Quality Management District, St. Philomena Social Justice Ministry, Strategic Concepts in Organizing and Policy Education, Western Electrical Contractors Association, Wilmington Improvement Network
Letters of Opposition
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