2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Petersen
Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) (language only)

Item 373 #2s

Item 373 #2s

Natural and Historic Resources
Secretary of Natural and Historic Resources


Page 456, after line 47 insert:

"E. Consistent with the provisions of §10.1-1329 et seq., Code of Virginia, it is the intent of the General Assembly that the Commonwealth participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative and fulfill its obligations to implement the memorandum of understanding between the signatory states dated December 20, 2005, and as it may be amended, the corresponding model rule that established a regional carbon dioxide electric power sector cap and trade program."


(This amendment directs the Governor to continue Virginia’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (“RGGI”).)