Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee

The Independent Emissions Market Advisory Committee analyzes the environmental and economic performance of the state’s cap-and-trade program and other relevant climate policies, then reports its findings to the California Air Resources Board and the Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change. It was established by Assembly Bill 398 in 2017 and held its first meeting on June 20, 2018. Per statute (Health & Safety Code section 38591.2), it meets at least once a year and is made up of five experts on emissions trading market design as follows: three members are appointed by the Governor, one is appointed by the California State Senate’s Senate Rules Committee and one is appointed by the Speaker of the California State Assembly. The committee also includes a representative of the Legislative Analyst’s Office.

Contact: IEMAC@calepa.ca.gov
Members: IEMAC Members

2019 IEMAC Annual Report
2019 IEMAC Annual Report as submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Jan. 14, 2020.

2018 IEMAC Annual Report:
2018 IEMAC Annual Report as submitted to the California Air Resources Board and Joint Legislative Committee on Climate Change Policies on Oct. 22, 2018.

Upcoming Meetings:

June 26, 2020
Meeting Notice and Agenda

Past Meetings:

April 29, 2020 
Meeting Notice and Agenda          Meeting Materials         Meeting Recording

Sept. 20, 2019
Public Notice                            Agenda                        Meeting Materials

Sept. 5, 2019
Amended Public Notice           Amended Agenda        Meeting Materials
Original Public Notice              Original Agenda

June 14, 2019
Public Notice      Agenda         Meeting Materials

April 5, 2019
Public Notice          Agenda           Meeting Materials      Public Comments

Sept. 21, 2018
Public Notice          Agenda          Meeting Materials       Public Comments

June 20, 2018
Public Notice         Agenda           Meeting Materials