AB 1966: Fossil fuel-dependent workers – California Equitable Just Transition Fund

California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski
California State Capitol Building Sacramento by Christopher Padalinski

AB 1966 (Muratsuchi) Would state the intent of the Legislature to subsequently amend previous legislation that created the Clean Transportation Program to include provisions that would establish the California Equitable Just Transition Fund to assist fossil fuel-dependent workers with wage replacement, wage insurance, pension guarantees, health care, retraining, peer counseling, and relocation support for fossil fuel workers who face layoffs due to closure of operations. STATUS: Introduced February 10. Never even made it to committee. Dead.