2022 - Senate Bill 1399 (Wieckowski, Bob), Carbon Capture Technology Demonstration Project Grant Program. (Dead)
Would have required the California Energy Commission (CEC), in coordination with CARB and specified entities, to establish a pilot program to encourage and expedite carbon capture and storage projects at industrial facilities, as specified. The bill would have required CEC to establish a competitive grant program to fund no more than 3 proposed projects. The bill would have required CEC to convene a task force to provide technical and policy assistance to obtain permits and licenses necessary to deploy and commercialize carbon capture technology and invite CARB and other specified agencies to join. Finally. the bill would have required projects receiving grants to meet specified labor requirements. Was not heard in the Assembly Natural Resources Committee.