AB 205

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

AB 205 (Ting and Budget Committee 1) Budget trailer bill. This bill (now law) makes necessary statutory changes to implement the energy related items of the 2022 Budget Act. It has wide ranging impacts related to energy generation and appears to enable an increase in fossil fuel use along with the prospect of keep the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant operating beyond 2025, its current closure year. STATUS: APPROVED by both houses with little to no opportunity for public comment on June 29. Signed by Governor on June 30. Chaptered by Secretary of State – Chapter 61, Statutes of 2022.