R 374
2017 -- H 6011 SUBSTITUTE A
Enacted 09/19/2017

H O U S E   R E S O L U T I O N
Introduced By: Representative Justin Price
Date Introduced: March 24, 2017

     RESOLVED, That a special legislative commission be and the same is hereby created
consisting of five (5) members: five (5) of whom shall be members of the House of
Representatives, not more than three (3) from the same political party, to be appointed by the
Speaker of the House.
     The purpose of said commission shall be to study and provide recommendations for state
regulation and licensure of all geoengineering technologies including, but not limited to:
     • Solar Radiation Management (SRM);
     • Geoengineering ground-based and/or atmosphere-based deployments;
     • Cloud cover protection and cloud whitening;
     • Space sunshades, sunshields, solar shields or atmospheric sunscreens, e.g., reflective
     • Artificial ionosphere;
     • Ocean fertilization;
     • Aircraft geoengineering activities.
     Forthwith upon passage of this resolution, the members of the commission shall meet at
the call of the Speaker of the House and organize and shall select, from among the legislators, a
chairperson. Vacancies in said commission shall be filed in like manner as the original
     Vacancies in said commission shall be filled in like manner as the original appointment.
     The membership of said commission shall receive no compensation for their services.
     All departments and agencies of the state shall furnish such advice and information,
documentary and otherwise, to said commission and its agents as is deemed necessary or
desirable by the commission to facilitate the purposes of this resolution.
     The Speaker of the House is hereby authorized and directed to provide suitable quarters
for said commission; and be it further
     RESOLVED, That the commission shall report its findings and recommendations to the
Speaker of the House and the Chairman of the House Committee on Environment and Natural
Resources no later than April 2, 2018, and said commission shall expire on June 2, 2018.
LC002266/SUB A