- District 18
Existing law requires the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission (Energy Commission) to undertake various actions in furtherance of meeting the state's clean energy and pollution reduction objectives, including actions related to energy infrastructure. This bill would require the Energy Commission and the Ocean Protection Council, on or before February 1, 2024, to commence a comprehensive, collaborative study to evaluate the feasibility and benefits of using wave energy and tidal energy, as specified. The bill would require the Energy Commission and the council to submit a written report to the Governor and the Legislature on or before January 1, 2025, that includes, among other things, findings from the study and data and findings from certain pilot projects, as specified. The bill would require the commission, upon appropriation by the Legislature, to solicit applications for, and consider approving, wave energy and tidal energy pilot projects that assess the technological feasibility and provide research and demonstration of the technology.
In Assembly. Read first time. Held at Desk.
Read third time. Passed. (Ayes 40. Noes 0.) Ordered to the Assembly.
Ordered to special consent calendar.
Read second time. Ordered to third reading.
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (May 18).
Set for hearing May 18.
May 8 hearing: Placed on APPR suspense file.
Set for hearing May 8.
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
From committee: Do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 10. Noes 0. Page 899.) (April 25).
Set for hearing April 25.
From committee: Do pass and re-refer to Com. on N.R. & W. (Ayes 15. Noes 0. Page 769.) (April 18). Re-referred to Com. on N.R. & W.
Set for hearing April 18.
Re-referred to Coms. on E., U. & C. and N.R. & W.
From committee with author's amendments. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on RLS.
From printer. May be acted upon on or after March 18.
Introduced. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. To print.
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|02/15/23 - Introduced|
|03/20/23 - Amended Senate|
|04/27/23 - Amended Senate|
|04/15/23- Senate Energy, Utilities and Communications|
|04/20/23- Senate Natural Resources and Water|
|05/05/23- Senate Appropriations|
|05/20/23- Sen. Floor Analyses|
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