Cap and Trade 2012

This page last reviewed June 28, 2013

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE CAP AND TRADE REGULATION

(June 28, 2012)

Public Comments

Public Comments - Linkage

FINAL APPROVAL / OAL ACTION

OAL approved the rulemaking for Linkage and filed it with the Secretary of State on June 24, 2013. The regulation will become effective October 1, 2013. 


  • "Endorsed Approved" Form 400 and Final Regulation Order including "Endorsed Filed" by the Office of the Secretary of State (PDF - 349K)

OAL approved the rulemaking and filed it with the Secretary of State on August 30, 2012.  The regulation became effective September 1, 2012.

Posted September 4, 2012
The wrong version of the Addendum was originally posted on August 30, 2012.  The correct version has been reposted below.  
  • Addendum to the Final Statement of Reasons for Rulemaking (PDF- 39K)

ADOPTED REGULATIONS AND MATERIALS SUBMITTED TO OAL 

The Final Rulemaking Package for Linkage was filed with OAL on May 10, 2013. OAL has until June 24, 2013 to make a determination.


The Final Rulemaking Package was filed with OAL on July 31, 2012. OAL has until September 1, 2012 to make a determination.
  • Final Regulation Order  ~see revised above~

A business or person submitting a comment to a proposed regulation or proposed amendment or repeal of a regulation or any person who specifically request it has the right to request a copy of the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR). Upon its completion, the Final Statement of Reasons (FSOR) will be available and copies may requested from the agency contact persons, or may be obtained in electronic form from this web page.


HEARING ACTION AND SUPPLEMENTAL 15-DAY NOTICES 

Posted March 22, 2013

Third Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text Linkage (PDF - 125K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: April 6, 2013

  • Attachment 1: Proposed Modified Regulation Order (PDF - 119K)

Posted May 8, 2013

Resolution 13-7  (PDF - 428K)

Posted January 8, 2013

Second Notice of Public Availability of Modified Text Linkage (PDF- 30K)

Deadline to Submit Public Comment: January 23, 2013

  • Attachment 1: Proposed Modified Regulation Order (PDF- 53K)
Additional Documents Added to the Record:
  • Québec’s “Cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances — Amendment” dated December 12, 2012 (PDF- 586K)
  • Québec’s “Mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere — Amendment” dated September 5, 2012 (PDF- 169K)
  • Québec’s “Determination of annual caps on greenhouse gas emission units relating to the cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances for the 2013-2020 period” (PDF- 50K)
  • Regulation Respecting a Cap-and-Trade System for Greenhouse Gas Emission Allowances – Overview prepared by Québec’s Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment, Wildlife and Parks, dated December 21, 2012 (PDF- 73K)
  • Discussion of Findings Required by Government Code section 12894 (PDF- 80K)

Posted July 20, 2012

Resolution 12-27 (PDF - 303K)
Resolution 12-28 Linkage
(PDF - 66K)

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE AND RELATED MATERIAL


Posted June 11, 2012

Notice of Public Availability of Additional Documents and Information (PDF - 21K)

  • Cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances - Amendments (PDF - 276K)
  • Mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere- Amendments (PDF - 155K)

Posted May 9, 2012

Notice of Public Hearing (PDF - 38K)

Notice of Public Hearing Linkage (PDF - 43K)

Staff Report: Initial Statement of Reasons (ISOR) (PDF - 1193K)

  • Appendix A.1:  Proposed Regulation Order  (PDF - 319K)
  • Appendix A.2:  Proposed Regulation Order for Linkage (PDF - 336K)
  • Appendix B:  Western Climate Initiative Development and Stakeholder Process (PDF -196K)
                            - Appendix B - Support Documents  (PDF - 129,604K)
  • Appendix C:  Enviromental Analysis Supporting Documents  (PDF - 361K)
  • Appendix D:  Public Process for Cap-and-Trade Program Amendments (PDF - 3280K)



INFORMAL REGULATORY ACTIVITY


Rulemaking Activity for 2012
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