HB 1144-S2 - DIGEST

Addresses the most recent assessment of climate change science and changes certain requirements of the state with regard to emissions of greenhouse gases.

Requires the department of ecology to: (1) Report, by individual institution, the total emissions of greenhouse gases from state universities, regional universities, and the state college;

(2) Identify the annual costs incurred by each institution to meet the greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals; and

(3) In coordination with the department of natural resources, calculate and include in its reporting the total emissions of greenhouse gases from wildfires in the state.

Provides that this act is null and void if appropriations are not approved.