Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5600 Session Year 2008
AN ACT CONCERNING CONNECTICUT GLOBAL WARMING SOLUTIONS.
To create a schedule for the state to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to create a state-wide program for such reduction, to create the Climate Change Impacts Subcommittee, to require certain facilities to report their greenhouse gas emissions, to require low-carbon fuel standards for all motor vehicle and home heating fuels sold in the state, to prohibit load-serving entities from entering into agreements that would exceed a certain carbon dioxide limit, to require state agencies to include an analysis of greenhouse gas emissions when conducting an environmental review of a new program, to require that the State Building Code be revised to reflect more stringent energy standards, to create a new class of certified energy inspectors, to require all new construction and major renovation to be certified by such inspectors and to eliminate the requirement that Office of Policy and Management submit a report regarding state carbon dioxide emissions.