Washington Nontoxic Greenhouse Gas Regulation (2010)

From Ballotpedia
Revision as of 08:25, 9 June 2011 by BaileyL (Talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search
Not on Ballot
Proposed allot measures that were not on a ballot
This measure did not or
will not appear on a ballot
The Washington Nontoxic Greenhouse Gas Regulation, also known as I-1065, did not appear on the November 2, 2010 ballot in Washington as an Initiative to the People. The proposed measure would have prevented the regulation of nontoxic greenhouse gas emissions.[1] According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot.

Text of measure

Title

The ballot title read:[1]

Statement of Subject: Initiative Measure No. 1065 concerns prohibiting government from taxing or regulating greenhouse gas production.
Concise Description: This measure would prohibit state and local government from taxing or regulating greenhouse gases; declare federal laws inconsistent with these prohibitions are invalid; and establish penalties for enforcing laws inconsistent with these prohibitions.
Should this measure be enacted into law? Yes [ ] No [ ]

Summary

According to the description prepared by the Washington Secretary of State:

This measure would prohibit state and local government from taxing, penalizing, or regulating production or emission of greenhouse gases, and would prohibit adopting policies or disincentives designed to modify emissions directly or indirectly. The measure would declare to be void any federal action contrary to these prohibitions and any government action violating these prohibitions by indirect effect. The measure would also establish penalties for individuals enforcing or attempting to enforce laws inconsistent with these prohibitions.

Path to the ballot

See also: Washington signature requirements

According to state officials, no petitions were filed in an effort to qualify the measure for the ballot. In order to place the proposed measure on the 2010 ballot, organizers were required to collect a minimum of 241,153 valid signatures.

See also

External links

Additional reading

References