AB 1261

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly Feb 19, 2021
  • Passed Assembly Jun 02, 2021
  • Passed Senate Sep 08, 2021
  • Became Law Oct 08, 2021

State Air Resources Board: greenhouse gas emissions: incentive programs.

Abstract

The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 designates the State Air Resources Board as the state agency responsible for monitoring and regulating sources of emissions of greenhouse gases, as well as implementing various regulatory and incentive programs to assist the state in reaching its greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals. Existing law, for example, establishes the Air Quality Improvement Program that is administered by the state board for purposes of funding projects related to, among other things, the reduction of criteria air pollutants and improvement of air quality. Pursuant to its existing statutory authority, the state board has established the Clean Vehicle Rebate Project, as a part of the Air Quality Improvement Program, to promote the production and use of zero-emission vehicles by providing rebates for the purchase of new zero-emission vehicles. This bill would require the state board to establish specified processes to assist the state in achieving its greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, including a process to identify any overlap among its incentive programs, as defined, that share the same objectives and a process to define, collect, and evaluate data on the behavioral changes that result from each of its incentive programs. The bill would require the state board to use the information collected pursuant to these processes to refine the greenhouse gas emissions estimates for its incentive programs in its annual reports to the Legislature, its funding plans, or any long-term planning documents or reports. The bill would require the state board to develop a process to define, collect, and evaluate data that will translate to metrics demonstrating the socioeconomic benefits that result from each of its incentive programs, and to use this data to make funding and design recommendations in its annual reports to the Legislature or funding plans, as provided. The bill would require the state board to contract with the University of California or the California State University to collect the information necessary to better isolate greenhouse gas emission reductions and socioeconomic benefits ascribed to its incentive programs. The bill would make the requirement for the state board to perform these duties contingent upon appropriation by the Legislature and would require the state board to complete certain of these duties within 3 years of receiving an appropriation from the Legislature for these purposes.

Bill Sponsors (7)

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Oct 08, 2021

California State Legislature

Chaptered by Secretary of State - Chapter 714, Statutes of 2021.

California State Legislature

Approved by the Governor.

Sep 20, 2021

California State Legislature

Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 3 p.m.

Sep 09, 2021

Assembly

Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 79. Noes 0.).

Sep 08, 2021

Senate

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 38. Noes 0.).

Assembly

In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending.

Sep 03, 2021

Senate

Ordered to special consent calendar.

Aug 30, 2021

Senate

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

Aug 26, 2021

Senate

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

Senate

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 26).

Jul 05, 2021

Senate

In committee: Referred to suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
suspense file.

Jun 28, 2021

Senate

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 6. Noes 0. Page 1693.) (June 28). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Jun 09, 2021

Senate

Referred to Com. on E.Q.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on E.Q.

Jun 03, 2021

Senate

In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.

Jun 02, 2021

Assembly

Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. (Ayes 76. Noes 0.)

May 25, 2021

Assembly

Read second time. Ordered to third reading.

May 24, 2021

Assembly

Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading.

May 20, 2021

Assembly

From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 16. Noes 0.) (May 20).

May 12, 2021

Assembly

In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.

  • Referral-Committee
APPR APPR. suspense file.

Apr 14, 2021

Assembly

From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on APPR. with recommendation: To Consent Calendar. (Ayes 11. Noes 0.) (April 14). Re-referred to Com. on APPR.

  • Committee-Passage
  • Committee-Passage-Favorable
  • Referral-Committee
Com. on APPR.

Mar 22, 2021

Assembly

Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on NAT. RES.

Mar 18, 2021

Assembly

Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on NAT. RES.

Assembly

From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.

Feb 22, 2021

Assembly

Read first time.

Feb 20, 2021

Assembly

From printer. May be heard in committee March 22.

Feb 19, 2021

Assembly

Introduced. To print.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
AB1261 HTML
02/19/21 - Introduced PDF
03/18/21 - Amended Assembly PDF
05/24/21 - Amended Assembly PDF
08/26/21 - Amended Senate PDF
09/14/21 - Enrolled PDF
10/08/21 - Chaptered PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
04/12/21- Assembly Natural Resources PDF
05/11/21- Assembly Appropriations PDF
05/25/21- ASSEMBLY FLOOR ANALYSIS PDF
06/25/21- Senate Environmental Quality PDF
07/01/21- Senate Appropriations PDF
08/26/21- Senate Appropriations PDF
08/31/21- Sen. Floor Analyses PDF
09/08/21- ASSEMBLY FLOOR ANALYSIS PDF

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