AB 19 - An Act to Add Division 27.5 (Commencing with Section 44570) to the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Product Labeling.

Greenhouse gas emissions: consumer product labeling. 2009-2010 Legislature. View bill details
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Summary:
The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 designates the State Air Resources Board as the state agency charged with monitoring and regulating sources of emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming in order to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

This bill would enact the Carbon Labeling Act of 2009. The act would require the state board to develop and implement… More
The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 designates the State Air Resources Board as the state agency charged with monitoring and regulating sources of emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming in order to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

This bill would enact the Carbon Labeling Act of 2009. The act would require the state board to develop and implement a program for the voluntary assessment, verification, and standardized labeling of the carbon footprint, as defined, of consumer products sold in this state. Hide
 
Status:
The bill was voted on by a Senate committee on August 17, 2009. 
Senate Committee on Environmental Quality Vote: Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.

PASSED on July 6, 2009.

voted YES: 5 voted NO: 2
0 voted present/not voting

An Act to Add Division 27.5 (Commencing with Section 44570) to the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Product Labeling.

AB 19 — 2009-2010 Legislature

Summary
The California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 designates the State Air Resources Board as the state agency charged with monitoring and regulating sources of emissions of greenhouse gases that cause global warming in order to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

This bill would enact the Carbon Labeling Act of 2009. The act would require the state board to develop and implement a program for the voluntary assessment, verification, and standardized labeling of the carbon footprint, as defined, of consumer products sold in this state.
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Title
An Act to Add Division 27.5 (Commencing with Section 44570) to the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Product Labeling.
Author(s)
Ira Ruskin
Co-Authors
    Subjects
    • Greenhouse gas emissions: consumer product labeling
    Major Actions
    Introduced12/01/2008
    Referred to Committee
    Passed Assembly Committee on Natural Resources4/13/2009
    Passed Assembly Committee on Appropriations5/28/2009
    Passed Assembly6/02/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Environmental Quality7/06/2009
    Passed Senate Committee on Appropriations8/17/2009
    Bill History
    Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
    select this voteAssembly Committee on Natural ResourcesDo pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.4/13/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Natural Resources
    6 voted YES 3 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssembly Committee on AppropriationsDo pass.5/28/2009This motion PASSED the Assembly Committee on Appropriations
    12 voted YES 5 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteAssemblyAB 19 RUSKIN Assembly Third Reading6/02/2009This bill PASSED the Assembly
    47 voted YES 32 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
    currently selectedSenate Committee on Environmental QualityDo pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.7/06/2009This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Environmental Quality
    5 voted YES 2 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    select this voteSenate Committee on AppropriationsPlaced on Appropriations Suspense file.8/17/2009This motion PASSED the Senate Committee on Appropriations
    13 voted YES 0 voted NO 0 voted present/not voting
    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced12/01/2008
    12/01/2008Read first time. To print.
    12/02/2008From printer. May be heard in committee January 1.
    2/05/2009Referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
    select this voteVote4/13/2009Do pass as amended and be re-referred to the Committee on Appropriations.
    4/20/2009From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on NAT. RES. Read second time and amended.
    4/21/2009Re-referred to Com. on NAT. RES.
    4/30/2009Action rescinded whereby the bill was reported from committee with author's amendments and whereby the bill was read second time and amended on April 20 From committee: Amend, do pass as amended, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 6. Noes 3.) (April 13).
    5/04/2009Read second time and amended.
    5/05/2009Re-referred to Com. on APPR.
    5/20/2009In committee: Set, first hearing. Referred to APPR. suspense file.
    select this voteVote5/28/2009Do pass.
    5/29/2009From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 12. Noes 5.) (May 28). Read second time. To third reading.
    6/02/2009Read third time, passed, and to Senate. (Ayes 47. Noes 32. Page 1926.)
    select this voteAssembly Vote on Passage6/02/2009AB 19 RUSKIN Assembly Third Reading
    6/03/2009In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment.
    6/18/2009Referred to Com. on EQ.
    currently selectedVote7/06/2009Do pass, but re-refer to the Committee on Appropriations.
    7/07/2009From committee: Do pass, and re-refer to Com. on APPR. Re-referred. (Ayes 5. Noes 2.) (July 6).
    7/20/2009In committee: Set, first hearing. Hearing canceled at the request of author.
    8/17/2009In committee: Placed on Appropriations suspense file.
    select this voteVote8/17/2009Placed on Appropriations Suspense file.
    8/27/2009In committee: Held under submission.
    11/30/2010From Senate committee without further action.

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