House Joint Resolution 121

Actions
Last Action 03/27/24: recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)
Title A JOINT RESOLUTION declaring the Commonwealth of Kentucky a sanctuary state from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's overreaching regulatory actions on fossil fuel-fired power plants.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 2325
Sponsors J. Gooch Jr., W. Williams, J. Blanton, R. Dotson, C. Fugate, S. Rawlings, T. Smith
Summary of Original Version Declare that the Commonwealth of Kentucky is a sanctuary state from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's overreaching regulatory actions on fossil fuel-fired power plants; provide that air quality standards for permits for fossil fuel-fired power plants are not subject to federal regulation; provide that the Energy and Environment Cabinet holds sole jurisdiction for environmental regulation; prohibit state agencies from collecting fines or penalties for any violations of federal requirements as they apply to fossil fuel-fired power plants.
Index Headings of Original Version Energy - Sanctuary state from EPA, Clean Air Act requirements, fossil fuel-fired plants, state jurisdiction
Environment and Conservation - Sanctuary state from EPA, Clean Air Act requirements, fossil fuel-fired plants, state jurisdiction
Federal Laws and Regulations - Sanctuary state from EPA, Clean Air Act requirements, fossil fuel-fired plants, state jurisdiction
Public Utilities - Sanctuary state from EPA, Clean Air Act requirements, fossil fuel-fired plants, state jurisdiction
State Agencies - Energy and Environment Cabinet, sole environmental regulation jurisdiction

Actions

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02/26/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/06/24
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
03/21/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/22/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/27/24
  • taken from the Orders of the Day
  • recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (H)


Last updated: 4/14/2024 1:20 PM (EDT)