RESOLUTIONS BY YEAR

Adopted by the CSG-WEST Executive Committee

 

 2013


August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-01

Resolution on Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling

 

August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-02

Resolution on the Reauthorization of the State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Grant Program

 

August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-03

Resolution Supporting Increased North American Cooperation and Coordination

August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-04

Resolution on Combating Aquatic Invasive Species

 

August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-05

Resolution in Memoriam of Alan Rosenthal

 

August 2

Las Vegas Nevada

RESOLUTION 2013-06

Resolution in Memoriam of Arch Lustberg

 

 

2012


July 23, 2012

Edmonton, Alberta Canada

RESOLUTION 2012-01

Resolution Regarding the Nation's Deficit Spending and National Debt

 

2011  


August 2

Honolulu, Hawaii 

RESOLUTION 2011-03 

Regarding U.S. EPA and U.S. Army Corp of Engineers' Guidance on Identifying Waters Protected by the Clean Water Act


August 2

Honolulu, Hawaii

RESOLUTION 2011-02

Resolution Regarding Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

 
August 2

Honolulu, Hawaii

RESOLUTION 2011-01

Resolution Regarding Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act

 

 

2010


September 14 

Sun Valley, Idaho

 RESOLUTION 10-01

Resolution Regarding Amendments to the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as proposed by S. 787 and H.R. 5088, in the 111th Congress

 

 

2009


October 8

Santa Fe, New Mexico

RESOLUTION 9-01

Resolution CSG-WEST Collaboration with Western Governors’ Association Western Interconnection Planning and Analysis Initiative Western Governors'  Association Western Renewable Energy Zones

 

October 8

Santa Fe, New Mexico

RESOLUTION 9-02

In Memory of  D. Craig Bell

 

October 8

Santa Fe, New Mexico

RESOLUTION 9-03

Resolution Supporting Open and Reciprocal Trade By and Between the United States, Canada and Mexico

 

October 8

Santa Fe, New Mexico

RESOLUTION 9-04

Resolution Supporting STEM Education

 

 

2006


September 14

Drought Letter

Letter to U.S. Congress regarding The National Integrated Drought Information System Act of 2006 (S. 2751) signed by CSG-WEST Officers

Western Governors' Association Press Release
December 21, 2006

                                                                                                          

August 13

Breckenridge Colorado 

3. Memorial of Lawrence "Jake" Jacobsen, Nevada Senator 1921-2006

  Introduced by the Executive Committee


April 1

San Francisco California

1. Memorializing Alfred E. Alquist, Distinguished Former Member of the

California State Legislature 1908-2006
Introduced by the Officers of The Council of State Governments-WEST

 

2. Reauthorization of the Endangered Species Act

Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

 

2005


September 30

Energy Letter

Letter to Chairman and Commissioners of the Federal Regulatory Commission

 

 

2004


September 29

Drought Letter

Letter to U.S. Congress regarding National Preparedness Drought Act

(S. 1454 and H.R. 2871) signed by CSG-WEST Officers


September 29 

Anchorage Alaska

1. Highway and Transit Program Reauthorization
      (Calls For Prompt Enactment Of A Well-Funded, Six-Year Reauthorization Bill)
      Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

 

2003


August 1

Honolulu Hawaii

1. U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Future Project Siting
      (Requests the DOE to Locate FutureGen in One of the Western States With  Large Coal Deposits) 
      Introduced by the Energy and Public Lands Committee

 

 2. Urging Western States To Save Energy
     (Urges Western State Legislatures To Create A Link To DOE's Website And To

      Lead By Example    In Saving Energy With A Focus On Natural Gas)
     Introduced by the Energy and Public Lands Committee

 

3. Withdrawal Of The Federal Land Managers Guidance (FLAG) Which Impede Needed Energy Projects
       (Requests The FLAG Be Replaced By Complete Federal Agency And Public  Reviews)
       Introduced by the Energy and Public Lands Committee

 

 

2002


July 19

Lake Tahoe Nevada

1. Resolution Urging the United States Congress to Compensate Western States for the Impact of Federal Land Ownership on State Education Funding.
     (more information on APPLE: the Action Plan for Public Lands & Education)
     Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

 2. Nuclear Research and Production

Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

3. Environmental Protection Agency and New Source Review

Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

4. CSG-WEST Energy Subcommittee On Natural Gas

Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

 

2001


July 28  

Whistler British Columbia

 

1. In Support of the Development of a Continental Energy Market

   Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

2. Endangered Species Act of 1973

   Introduced by the Western Water Policy Committee

 

3. Management of Drought in the West

   Introduced by the Western Water Policy Committee

 

4. Affirming State Sovereignty Over Submerged Lands and Navigable Waters

   Introduced by the Western Water Policy Committee

 

5. Canadian Bid For Vancouver Whistler 2010 Olympics

             Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

 

 

2000


November 18 

San Diego California

 

1. Stopgap Electric Transmission Reliability Management System

          Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

2. Supporting The Formation Of The Western Interconnection Organization

         Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

3. The Role Of Collaborative Problem Solving In Western Natural Resources

         Introduced by Public Land Policy Committee

 

 

1999


July 19

 Sun Valley Idaho

 

1. Community Right-To-Know Act And Toxics Release Inventory
     Urging congress To Exempt The Mining Industry From The Reporting

     Requirement of The Toxics Release Inventory

         Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

2. Protecting Electric System Reliability In The West
      Urging Congress To Give Western States A Significant Role In Electric 

      Reliability Decisions
         Introduced by the Energy Committee

 

3. Calling For The Development Of A Western Platform On Natural

     Resource Issues

         Introduced by Public Lands Policy Committee

 

4. Urging Congress Not To Increase Its Land Holdings

         Introduced by Public Lands Policy Committee

 

 

1998


September 22

Anchorage Alaska

1. Civic Education On Representative Democracy
    Urging Western State Legislatures To Take Steps To Promote Civic Education  On Representative    Democracy
    Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

2. Urging The President And The U.S. Congress To Reject The Report Of The Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission And Consider Dissenting Views

Introduced by the Western Water Policy Committee

 

3. Western Trade Corridors
   Calling For Full funding Of The Western Trade Corridors In The TEA-21 Budget And Urging Congress To  Concentrate On The Importance Of The West's Trade Needs And Economic Vitality
  Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

4. Public Access Rights Across Federal Lands
Supporting State And Local Government Legal Actions Exercising Public Access Rights Across Federal Public Lands Granted To The States Under Revised Statue 2477 Dealing With Rights-Of-Ways
 Introduced by the Energy and Minerals Committee

 

5. North Slope Natural Gas Project
Urging U.S. Congress To Support And Encourage The Development And Completion Of A Plan To Transport And Market The Vast Alaska North Slope Natural Gas Reserves
Introduced by the Energy and Minerals Committee

 

6. Urging EPA And U.S. Congress To Refrain From Defining Carbon Dioxide As A  Pollutant
Electrical Industry Restructuring Committee

 

7. Labeling Meat To Identify Country Origin
Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

8. Maintaining The Free Flow Of People And Goods Across The United States Border
Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

9. Reaffirming The Founding Documents Of Sovereign States
Introduced by the Public Lands Committee

 

10. Pending EPA Regional Haze Rule
Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

 

1997


1.  Amendment Of The Illegal Immigration Reform Act
     Introduced by the Trade and Transportation Committee

 

2. National Monument Fairness Act
     Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

3. Response To The Draft Report Of The Western Water Policy Review Advisory Commission
     Introduced by the Western Water Policy Committee

 

4. Western Regional Presidential Preference Primary
     Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

5. National Guard Issue
     Introduced by the Executive Committee

 

6. Statement of Western Political Leaders
    Introduced by the Executive Committee