2009 Regular Session


File Code: Environment Crossfiled with: HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION 8
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett and Frosh
Federal Mandates Regarding Environmentally Damaging Corn Ethanol


Requesting the General Assembly to petition the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to grant a specified waiver of the federal mandate for the consumption of corn-based ethanol on specified grounds; and requesting the General Assembly to urge the United States Congress to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to ensure that federal law does not encourage the production of corn-based ethanol.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/5 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Agriculture -see also- Farmland
Congress, U.S
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Federal Government
Fuel -see also- Coal
Pollution -see also- Sediment Control


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered