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Bill Dodd (USA CA)

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Bill Dodd (USA CA)
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First Name: Bill
Last Name: Dodd
Middle Name:
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Gender: Male
Start Edit Date: 2017/01/26
End Edit Date: 2017/02/09
Office: CA State Senator
State: California
Senate District: 3
Party: Democratic
Official Gov Site: http://sd03.senate.ca.gov
Additional Site: http://www.billdodd.com/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Dodd_(California_politician)
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BillDoddCA/
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillDoddCA
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Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

Bill Dodd believes that climate change is “a serious threat to our children and grandchildren” (1). He voted for SB 32: The California Global Warming Solutions Act, which established new California clean energy, clean air and greenhouse gas reduction goals for 2030, in 2016, though not in 2015 (2).

1. http://www.billdodd.com/issues/ Campaign website, accessed January 17, 2017.

2. Liam Dillion, “More than a dozen assembly members flipped their votes from last year to support climate change bill”, August 23, 2016, LA Times, http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-more-than-a-dozen-assemblymembers-1471987788-htmlstory.html

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1. What are the individual's views on whether climate change is real and caused by human activity?

On his campaign site, Bill Dodd states that climate change is “a serious threat to our children and grandchildren” (http://www.billdodd.com/issues/. Accessed January 17, 2017).

2. What votes, actions, and governmental/organizational activities on climate change and clean energy has the individual led/supported/opposed?

Bill Dodd voted to extend the Global Warming Solutions Act as an State Assembly member. http://www.billdodd.com/issues/ He had voted against it in 2015 (Liam Dillion, “More than a dozen assembly members flipped their votes from last year to support climate change bill”, August 23, 2016, LA Times, http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-sac-essential-politics-updates-more-than-a-dozen-assemblymembers-1471987788-htmlstory.html)

Automatically Generated Legislative Actions

AB 1110 Greenhouse gases emissions intensity reporting: retail electricity suppliers.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 54, nays 25.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 1110 TING Consent Calendar Second Day ).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 1110 TING Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 1550 Greenhouse gases: investment plan: disadvantaged communities.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 53, nays 22.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Assembly Third Reading).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 197 State Air Resources Board: greenhouse gases: regulations.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 45, nays 30.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 197 GARCIA, E. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 197 GARCIA, E. Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

AB 2722 Transformative Climate Communities Program.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 49, nays 27.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 2722 BURKE Assembly Third Reading).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of AB 2722 BURKE Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

SB 1383 Short-lived climate pollutants: methane emissions: dairy and livestock: organic waste: landfills.

Final legislative action 2016-08-31 passed yeas 25, nays 12.

  • Bill did not vote (abstain/not present on SB 1383 Lara Senate Third Reading Amend By THURMOND Set #1).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 1383 Lara Senate Third Reading By THURMOND).

SB 32 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: emissions limit.

Final legislative action 2016-08-24 passed yeas 25, nays 13.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading Amend By WILLIAMS Set #1).
  • Bill did not vote (abstain/not present on SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading By RIDLEY-THOMAS).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 32 Pavley Motion to Reconsider).
  • Bill did not vote (abstain/not present on SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading Amend By GARCIA, E. Set #1).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 32 Pavley Senate Third Reading By GARCIA, E.).

SB 350 Clean Energy and Pollution Reduction Act of 2015.

Final legislative action 2015-09-11 passed yeas 26, nays 14.

  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 350 De León Senate Third Reading Amend By WILLIAMS Set #1).
  • Bill voted yea (in favor of SB 350 De León Senate Third Reading By ATKINS).

3. What has the individual said about local and regional climate-related impacts and activities?

Bill Dodd stated on his campaign site, “I believe that climate change is a serious threat to our children and grandchildren. We must act now to both reduce climate pollutants and to adapt to environmental changes that are already underway, such as sea level rise, periodic drought, infestations of invasive species, and an increase in wildfires.” http://www.billdodd.com/issues/

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Other relevant and significant information.

Bill Dodd was a Republican county supervisor before being elected to the Assembly in 2014. (Alexei Koseff. “Are Bill Dodd and Mariko Yamada headed for a November faceoff?” Sacramento Bee. May 28, 2016. http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article80450907.html )