Carbon dioxide; prohibits Air Polution Control Board and DEQ to restrict emission thereof. (HB1357)

Introduced By

Del. Will Morefield (R-North Tazewell) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. Phil Puckett (D-Tazewell)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Department of Environmental Quality; carbon dioxide.  Prohibits the Air Pollution Control Board and the Department of Environmental Quality from taking any action to restrict the emission of carbon dioxide. Any federal law or regulation that purports to prohibit, limit, or control in any way the emission of carbon dioxide shall be without authority, void, and of no force within the boundaries of the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/22/2010Presented and ordered printed 10103483D
01/22/2010Referred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
02/02/2010Assigned ACNRsub: #3 Chesapeake
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2011
02/10/2010Continued to 2011 in Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources