00RS HJ143


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HJR 143 (BR 1798) - T. Riner

     Urge the Governor and General Assembly to fully implement the Energy Efficiency Program for State Government Buildings passed in 1996; urge the state agencies to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Building program; require the General Assembly and the Legislative Research Commission to implement a low cost/no cost energy conservation program in the Capitol and the Capitol Annex; require the General Assembly and the Legislative Research Commission to fully implement and participate in the state recycling program, particularly during legislative session.


     HCS - Retain original provisions; add requirement for the Finance Cabinet to have an energy audit prepared for the space occupied by the legislative branch and develop recommendations for energy-saving measures; add requirement that the Legislative Research Commission improve energy awareness by staff and review its purchasing policies with regard to energy and recycling; delete requirement that the General Assembly and Legislative Research Commission implement a low-cost or no-cost energy conservation program

     Mar 1-introduced in House
     Mar 2-to Natural Resources and Environment (H)
     Mar 3-posted in committee
     Mar 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 16-2nd reading, to Rules; recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)

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