SB 255

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Senate
  • House
  • Governor

Climate and environmental justice task force.


Establishes the climate and environmental justice task force (task force). Provides that the task force consists of 17 members. Requires the task force to: (1) develop a climate action plan that recommends policies the state should implement to systematically mitigate climate change, facilitate adaptation to the effects of climate change in Indiana, and simultaneously enhance statewide economic development; and (2) not later than November 1, 2022, submit the climate action plan to the executive director of the legislative services agency for distribution to the members of the general assembly and the governor. Requires the utility regulatory commission, not later than June 1, 2022, to issue a report forecasting the greenhouse gas emissions that will be produced by the power generation of Indiana's investor owned utility companies in each year from 2022 to 2050, based on the investor owned utility companies' current integrated resource plans.

Bill Sponsors (8)


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Jan 31, 2022


Senator Lanane added as coauthor

Jan 27, 2022


Senator Ford J.D. added as coauthor

Jan 25, 2022


Senator Ford Jon added as coauthor

Jan 24, 2022


Senator Becker added as coauthor

Jan 20, 2022


Senator Yoder added as coauthor

Jan 12, 2022


Senator Qaddoura added as coauthor

Jan 11, 2022


Senator Bohacek added as coauthor

Jan 10, 2022


Authored by Senator Alting


First reading: referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
environmental affairs

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0255.01.INTR.FN001 PDF


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