Introduction Date: July 10, 2018 – Legislation Number: B22-0904 –  
Introduced by: Councilmembers Cheh, Allen, T. White, Nadeau, and Chairman Mendelson: Co-Sponsor(s): Councilmembers Gray, R. White, and Grosso
Committee Referral: Committee on Transportation and the Environment and Committee on Business and Economic Development
Additional Information
BILL SUMMARY – As introduced, this bill increases the Renewable Portfolio Standard to 100% by 2032, establishes a solar energy standard post 2032, and establishes standards electricity suppliers must meet regarding purchasing a percentage of their energy from long-term purchase agreements with renewable generators. It removes restrictions on energy efficiency measures. It expands the uses of the Sustainable Energy Trust Fund and also establishes an energy performance standard program for buildings at the Department of Energy and Environment. Among other things, it authorizes the Mayor to commit the District to participation in regional programs with the purpose of limiting greenhouse gas emissions and requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue regulations tying the vehicle excise tax to fuel efficiency.
Bill History:
Jul 10, 2018
B22-0904 Introduced by Councilmembers Cheh, Allen, T. White, Nadeau, and Chairman Mendelson at Committee of the Whole View Introduction
Jul 10, 2018
Referred to Committee on Transportation and the Environment and Committee on Business and Economic Development
Jul 20, 2018
Notice of Intent to Act on B22-0904 Published in the District of Columbia Register
Sep 14, 2018
Notice of Public Hearing Published in the District of Columbia Register View Public Hearing Notice
Oct 9, 2018
Public Hearing on B22-0904