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Eduardo Garcia (USA CA)

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Eduardo Garcia (USA CA)
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First Name: Eduardo
Last Name: Garcia
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Gender: Male
Start Edit Date: 2017/07/13
End Edit Date: 2017/07/18
Office: CA State Assemblymember
State: California
Assembly District: 56
Party: Democratic
Official Gov Site: http://asmdc.org/members/a56
Additional Site: http://voteforgarcia.com/
Wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_Garcia_(politician)
Official Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/voteforgarcia
Official Twitter: https://twitter.com/AsmEGarciaAD56
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Draft summary for the individual at Wikipedia

In July 2017, Eduardo Garcia co-authored AB617 (Air pollution) and AB378, the California cap & trade extension bill (1,2). In June 2017, he was named chair of a California Joint Committee on Climate Change Policies, saying in a public statement "our vision is to further engage and offer all stakeholders ample opportunities to participate in an inclusive process. Together we can reach our mutual climate goals and work to improve health and overall quality of life," (3).

1. Assembly Bill 617, California Legislative Information. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB617

2. Assembly Bill 378, California Legislative Information. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180AB378

3. "Assemblymember Garcia Heads new CA Joint Committee. https://a56.asmdc.org/press-releases/assemblymember-garcia-heads-new-ca-joint-committee-climate-change-policies

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


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

Eduardo Garcia is the author of AB 398, which would extend California’s cap & trade program to 2030. When Eduardo testified in favor of the bill on July 13, 2017, he said "I represent an area with the highest unemployment rate in the area…Renewable energy investments, climate change policies have helped to reduce that unemployment rate of that area." https://a56.asmdc.org/video/legislation-reduce-air-and-carbon-pollution-passes-committeesacramento-assemblymember-eduardo

In June 2017, he was named chair of a California Joint Committee on Climate Change Policies, saying in a public statement "our vision is to further engage and offer all stakeholders ample opportunities to participate in an inclusive process. Together we can reach our mutual climate goals and work to improve health and overall quality of life." https://a56.asmdc.org/press-releases/assemblymember-garcia-heads-new-ca-joint-committee-climate-change-policies

In February 2017, Eduardo was appointed to the Assembly's ex-officio position on the California Air Resources Board. https://speaker.asmdc.org/press-releases/rendon-appoints-assemblymember-eduardo-garcia-california-air-resources-board

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.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 1110 TING Consent Calendar Second Day ).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of With recommendation: That Senate amendments be concurred in.).
  • Eduardo 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.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Assembly Third Reading).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 1550 GOMEZ Concurrence in Senate Amendments).

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

Eduardo was an author of AB 197.

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

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass.).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 197 GARCIA, E. Assembly Third Reading).
  • Eduardo 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.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 2722 BURKE Assembly Third Reading).
  • Eduardo 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.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass as amended.).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of SB 1383 Lara Senate Third Reading Amend By THURMOND Set #1).
  • Eduardo 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.

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

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

AB 151 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: scoping plan: report.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass.).

AB 378 Greenhouse gases, criteria air pollutants, and toxic air contaminants.

Eduardo was author of AB 378.

AB 398 California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms: fire prevention fees: sales and use tax manufacturing exemption.

Eduardo was author of AB 398.

AB 617 Nonvehicular air pollution: criteria air pollutants and toxic air contaminants.

Eduardo was author of AB 617.

AB 618 Local Agency Public Construction Act: job order contracting: school districts: community college districts.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass.).
  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of AB 618 LOW Assembly Third Reading).

SB 100 California Renewables Portfolio Standard Program: emissions of greenhouse gases.

  • Eduardo voted yea (in favor of Do pass and be re-referred to the Committee on [Natural Resources]).

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

At the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, assemblymember Eduardo Garcia stated at a forum, "An increase in renewable energy is the bedrock of sustainable economic growth in a region." https://a56.asmdc.org/press-release/garcia-pushes-clean-energy-un-climate-change-conference

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Other relevant and significant information.

In March 2017, he received a National Climate Leadership Award. https://a56.asmdc.org/press-releases/assemblymember-garcia-receives-national-climate-leadership-award