Bill Summary for H 571 (2015-2016)

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Jul 22 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 571 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 2, 2015
AN ACT TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARD, AND COMMISSIONS TO IMPLEMENT A CLEAN POWER PLAN CONSISTENT WITH THE FEDERAL CLEAN AIR ACT.
Intro. by McGrady, Hager.

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Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. 

Deletes the provision requiring the Department of Environment and Natural Resources to develop a State Plan for compliance with the EPA Clean Power Plan, and the related reporting requirement.

Adds a provision prohibiting state agencies, boards, or commissions from adopting rules, expending funds, or taking any other action to develop a State Plan or implement the EPA Clean Power Plan until the later of: (1) a federal judicial review of the EPA Clean Power Plan has been resolved or (2) July 1, 2016.

Changes both of the act's titles.

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