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CS/SB 2078: Energy

GENERAL BILL by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities ; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities

Energy; Requires a utility to purchase excess electrical output generated by any property owner's rooftop solar equipment within its service area. Requires all public utilities to perform a free energy audit of the business structures of commercial customers. Provides that the audit is deemed satisfied under certain conditions. Requires the Department of Management Services to prioritize buildings for an energy audit and retrofits and to proceed with performing those audits and retrofits, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2156 (Ch. 2011-142)
Location: In committee/council (BC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/29/2011 Senate SPB 7082 submitted as a committee bill (SB 2078) by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
3/30/2011 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 311
3/29/2011 Senate • Filed
3/30/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 310
• On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 04/04/11, 1:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
4/4/2011 Senate • CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 12 NAYS 1 -SJ 323
4/5/2011 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 353
4/6/2011 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 323
4/7/2011 Senate • Original reference(s)- removed: Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 461
• Remaining references corrected to Budget -SJ 461
• Now in Budget
4/20/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/25/11, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
4/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 04/26/11, 9:45 am, 412 Knott Building ----Amendments adopted-Temporarily postponed
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Budget, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 2156 (Ch. 2011-142)