2019 CT State Climate Legislation

Electric Cars

  • SB 771 : AN ACT ADDING REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING PARKING SPACES TO THE STATE BUILDING CODE
  • HB 7205 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE ACCESSIBILITY OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN CONNECTICUT
  • HB 7142 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE LICENSING OF NEW AND USED CAR DEALERS

Solar Energy

  • HB 7115 : VIRTUAL NET METERING
  • HB 6633 : AN ACT REPEALING CHANGES TO NET METERING AND REQUIRING THE INCREASED USE OF COMMUNITY SOLAR INSTALLATIONS
  • HB 7251 : LONG -TERM CONTRACTS FOR CERTAIN CLASS I GENERATION PROJECTS AND THE RESIDENTIAL SOLAR INVESTMENT PROGRAM AND REQUIRING A STUDY

Offshore Wind

  • SB 875 : EXPANDING CONNECTICUT’S OFFSHORE WIND ENERGY PORTFOLIO
  • HB 7156 : THE PROCUREMENT OF ENERGY DERIVED FROM OFFSHORE WIND

Stopping Gas Infrastructure

  • SB 232 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE ALLOWABLE PERCENTAGE OF LEAKAGE FROM GAS PIPELINES
  • SB 753 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE-WIDE BAN ON FRACKING WASTE
  • HB 6242 : AN ACT PROHIBITING SURCHARGES FROM BEING LEVIED ON UTILITY CUSTOMERS TO SUBSIDIZE INTERSTATE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE CAPACITY

Energy Efficiency

  • HB 7151 : Energy Efficiency Sources
  • HB 5030 : AN ACT RESTORING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CLEAN ENERGY FUNDS
  • HB 5804 : AN ACT RESTORING RATEPAYER ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM FUNDS
  • HB 6453 : AN ACT  CONCERNING THE PROTECTION AND  ACCOUNTABILITY OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUNDS

Carbon Pricing

  • SB 74 : AN ACT ESTABLISHING CARBON PRICING
  • HB 6436 : AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CARBON PRICING PROGRAM
  • HB 6444 : AN ACT CONCERNING CARBON PRICING AND THE REGIONAL GREENHOUSE GAS INITIATIVE
  • HB 6451 : AN ACT CONCERNING CARBON PRICING AND THE PAYMENT OF AN ANNUAL DIVIDEND
  • HB 6635 : AN ACT ESTABLISHING A CARBON PRICE FOR FOSSIL FUELS SOLD IN CONNECTICUT

 Plastics

  • SB 1003 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC AND PAPER BAGS
  • HB 5019 : AN ACT ESTABLISHING A FIVE-CENT TAX ON SINGLE-USE PLASTIC AND PAPER BAGS
  • HB 5385 : AN ACT REQUIRING THE ELIMINATION OF SINGLE-USE PLASTIC STRAWS

Education

  • HB 5011 : AN ACT CONCERNING THE TEACHING OF CLIMATE CHANGE IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Justice

  • HB 5395 : AN ACT REQUIRING AN EVALUATION OF THE STATE’S ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE LAW