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SB 1173 (Gonzalez) – Fossil fuel divestment

Prohibits the CalSTRS and CalPERS boards from making additional or new investments or renewing existing investments in a fossil fuel company, as defined, and requires divestment from such investments by July 1, 2030, unless and only until January 1, 2035, an unforeseeable event creates conditions that materially impact normal market mechanisms for pricing assets. Commencing February 1, 2024, also requires an annual report to be submitted to the Legislature and Governor with specified information. Also indemnifies present, former and future board members, officers and employees of and investment managers under contract with those retirement systems for actions related to the bill.

  • Version: Amended 4/21/2022
  • Sponsor: California Faculty Association, Fossil Free California
  • Location: Senate Appropriations Committee
  • Board Position: Oppose

CalSTRS analysis:

As amended 4/21/2022As introduced 2/17/2022