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AB 617 - Establishes Air-Quality Regulations - California Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishes Air-Quality Regulations

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (50-24) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Air-Quality Regulations

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations to improve California's air quality.

Highlights:

 

  • Allows districts to establish their own emission control measures if they comply with other state law (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Air Resources Board to establish and maintain a statewide clearinghouse that identifies the best technologies available for pollution control (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that any individual guilty of violating pollution cap laws or permit laws is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine up to $5,000 (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits the use of vapor recovery systems on cargo trucks (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the state to begin deploying community air monitoring systems by 2019 and requires a yearly assessment of new communities to deploy systems to every year after (Sec. 7).

  • Requires the state to create a strategy to reduce the presence of toxic air contaminants by October 2018 (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (27-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Establishes Air-Quality Regulations

Vote Result
Yea Votes
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that establishes regulations to improve California's air quality.

Highlights:

 

  • Allows districts to establish their own emission control measures if they comply with other state law (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Air Resources Board to establish and maintain a statewide clearinghouse that identifies the best technologies available for pollution control (Sec. 3).

  • Specifies that any individual guilty of violating pollution cap laws or permit laws is guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine up to $5,000 (Sec. 4).

  • Prohibits the use of vapor recovery systems on cargo trucks (Sec. 4).

  • Requires the state to begin deploying community air monitoring systems by 2019 and requires a yearly assessment of new communities to deploy systems to every year after (Sec. 7).

  • Requires the state to create a strategy to reduce the presence of toxic air contaminants by October 2018 (Sec. 8).

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (69-0) -

Title: Establishes Air-Quality Regulations

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishes Air-Quality Regulations

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