CA Gov't Code Section 12892


On or before October 1 of each year, each state agency shall prepare and submit to the secretary in a standardized format as determined by the agency all of the following:


A list of those measures that have been adopted and implemented by the state agency to meet GHG emission reduction targets and a status report on actual GHG emissions reduced as a result of these measures.


A list and timetable for adoption of any additional measures needed to meet GHG emission reduction targets.


An estimate of the department’s own greenhouse gas emissions, as well as an explanation of any increase or decrease compared to the previous year’s emissions.


In order to reduce paperwork and workload, information required to be submitted pursuant to this section may be submitted in a standardized electronic format as determined by the agency.


On or before January 1 of each year, the agency shall compile and organize the information submitted pursuant to this section into a clear, standardized format, and shall provide that information on the agency’s Internet Web site in the form of a state agency greenhouse gas emission reduction report card.


The report card shall compare the actions taken and proposed to be taken by individual state agencies and their projected annual GHG emission reductions against the state agency GHG emission reduction targets and statewide GHG emission reduction limits.


Where appropriate, the report card shall include a statement regarding the independent audits required by Section 12893.


In conjunction with the Governor’s Budget submitted pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 12 of Article IV of the California Constitution, on or before January 10 of each year, the agency shall submit to the Legislature a comprehensive budget display that includes both of the following:


Funding proposals and base funding in the proposed Governor’s Budget for state agencies implementing climate solutions to meet the greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets as specified in the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (Division 25.5 (commencing with Section 38500) of the Health and Safety Code).


A five-year work plan summary for each department included in the comprehensive budget display that shows how staff and contracting resources will be allocated to achieve specified climate solution deliverables.
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 12892’s source at ca​.gov