- Attorney General – Climate Change Actions – Authorization
- Sponsored by
- Delegates Ruth, Terrasa, Acevero, Allen, Amprey, Bagnall, Bartlett, Boafo, Boyce, Charkoudian, Ebersole, Edelson, Embry, Fair, Feldmark, Foley, Forbes, Fraser-Hidalgo, Grossman, Guyton, Guzzone, Hill, D. Jones, Kaiser, Kerr, Lehman, R. Lewis, Lopez, Love, McCaskill, Mireku-North, Moon, Palakovich Carr, Pasteur, Patterson, Queen, Shetty, Smith, Solomon, Stein, Stewart, Vogel, Woods, Wu, and Ziegler
- In the House - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Authorizing the Attorney General to investigate, commence, and prosecute or defend any suit or action that holds accountable a publicly traded entity with market capitalization greater than $1,000,000,000 or its subsidiaries for any tortious or otherwise unlawful conduct that has contributed to climate change; and authorizing the Attorney General to hire outside counsel on a contingency fee basis to assist with an action under the Act if the Attorney General makes a certain determination.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2023
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