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To Governor
Title
Attorney General - Climate Change Actions - Authorization
Sponsored by
Delegate Terrasa
Status
In the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:30 p.m.
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Authorizing the Attorney General to investigate, commence, and prosecute or defend any civil or criminal suit or action that holds accountable entities whose tortious or otherwise unlawful conduct has contributed to climate change through fraud, deception, or any other mechanism, action, inaction, or practice; and authorizing the Attorney General to hire outside counsel on a contingency fee basis to assist with certain actions if the Attorney General determines that hiring outside counsel on such a basis is in the State's best interest.
Committee Testimony
Details
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2021
Legislation History
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/05/2021
Legislative Date
2/05/2021
Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Attorney General - Climate Change Actions - Authorization
Proceedings
Chamber
House
Calendar Date
2/12/2021
Legislative Date
2/12/2021
Action
Hearing 3/10 at 1:30 p.m.
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
House 2/05/2021 2/05/2021 First Reading Health and Government Operations
Text - First - Attorney General - Climate Change Actions - Authorization
House 2/12/2021 2/12/2021 Hearing 3/10 at 1:30 p.m.
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