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DIVISION 25.5. CALIFORNIA GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS ACT OF 2006 [38500 - 38599]

  ( Division 25.5 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 488, Sec. 1. )

PART 3. STATEWIDE GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS LIMIT [38550 - 38551]
  ( Part 3 added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 488, Sec. 1. )

38550.
  

By January 1, 2008, the state board shall, after one or more public workshops, with public notice, and an opportunity for all interested parties to comment, determine what the statewide greenhouse gas emissions level was in 1990, and approve in a public hearing, a statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit that is equivalent to that level, to be achieved by 2020. In order to ensure the most accurate determination feasible, the state board shall evaluate the best available scientific, technological, and economic information on greenhouse gas emissions to determine the 1990 level of greenhouse gas emissions.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 488, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2007.)

38551.
  

(a) The statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit shall remain in effect unless otherwise amended or repealed.

(b) It is the intent of the Legislature that the statewide greenhouse gas emissions limit continue in existence and be used to maintain and continue reductions in emissions of greenhouse gases beyond 2020.

(c) The state board shall make recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature on how to continue reductions of greenhouse gas emissions beyond 2020.

(Added by Stats. 2006, Ch. 488, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2007.)

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