AB 1453: Just Transition Advisory Commission – Just Transition Plan

AB 1453 (Muratsuchi) This bill would establish a Just Transition Advisory Commission in the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and would require the Commission to develop a Just Transition Plan that contains recommendations to transition the state’s economy to a climate- resilient and low-carbon economy that maximizes the benefits of climate actions while minimizing burdens to workers, especially workers in the fossil fuel industry, and their communities, especially communities that face disproportionate burdens from pollution. The bill would require the Commission to submit the plan to the Legislature on or before January 1. The Commission would sunset in January 1, 2028 unless reauthorized. STATUS: Held in
the Assembly Appropriations Committee.