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- Attorney General - Climate Change Actions - Authorization
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Ruth, Terrasa, Acevero, Amprey, Bagnall, Bartlett, Belcastro, Boyce, Charkoudian, Conaway, Ebersole, Feldmark, Fennell, W. Fisher, Foley, Forbes, Fraser-Hidalgo, Guyton, Hill, Lehman, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Love, Luedtke, Palakovich Carr, Pena-Melnyk, Smith, Solomon, Stein, Stewart, and Williams
- In the House - Hearing 2/15 at 1:30 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Authorizing the Attorney General to investigate, commence, and prosecute or defend any suit or action that holds accountable a publicly traded entity with a market capitalization greater than $1,000,000,000 or its subsidiaries for tortious or otherwise unlawful conduct that has contributed to climate change; and authorizing the Attorney General to hire outside counsel on a contingency fee basis to assist with an action under the Act if the Attorney General makes a determination that it is in the best interests of the State.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2022
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