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AB-1559 Renewable natural gas.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 02/20/2021 04:00 AM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1559


Introduced by Assembly Member O’Donnell

February 19, 2021


An act relating to energy.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1559, as introduced, O’Donnell. Renewable natural gas.
Under existing law, the Public Utilities Commission has regulatory authority over public utilities, including gas corporations. Existing law requires state agencies to consider and, as appropriate, adopt policies and incentives to significantly increase the sustainable production and use of renewable gas. Existing law requires the commission, in consultation with the State Energy Resources Conservation and Development Commission and the State Air Resources Board, to consider additional policies to support the development and use in the state of renewable gas that reduce short-lived climate pollutants in the state.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation related to renewable natural gas.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact subsequent legislation related to renewable natural gas.