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CS/CS/HB 7117: Energy

GENERAL BILL by State Affairs Committee ; Finance and Tax Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Plakon ; Mayfield ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Abruzzo ; Campbell ; Clemens ; Fullwood ; Gibbons ; Kiar ; Williams, T. ; Young

Energy; Adds factors for PSC to consider in reviewing 10-year site plans submitted to commission by electric utilities; provides for portion of proceeds of local government infrastructure surtax to be used for financial assistance to residential & commercial property owners who make energy efficiency improvements or install renewable energy devices; deletes obsolete directive to PSC to adopt rules for renewable portfolio standard; prohibits cultivation of certain algae in plantings greater in size than 2 contiguous acres; requires DOACS to conduct statewide forest inventory; provides appropriation from Florida Public Service Regulatory Trust Fund for purpose of PSC, in consultation with DOACS, to contract for independent evaluation of Florida Energy Efficiency and Conservation Act. APPROPRIATION: $250,000.00

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 4/16/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-117, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 503 (Ch. 2012-205)
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2012 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 567
2/13/2012 House • Referred to Finance and Tax Committee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 581
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 02/15/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
2/15/2012 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 671
2/16/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 668
2/17/2012 House • Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 682
2/23/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/24/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/24/2012 House • CS/CS by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 855
2/27/2012 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 853
2/28/2012 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 907
3/1/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/12
3/2/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1022
• Amendment(s) adopted (104007, 143723, 214917, 243835, 350545, 566345, 617607) -HJ 1023
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1077
• Amendment(s) adopted (054465, 076631, 224327, 748577, 766133) -HJ 1077
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 113 NAYS 1 -HJ 1079
3/5/2012 Senate • In Messages
• Received -SJ 869
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Agriculture; Budget -SJ 869
3/8/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Agriculture; Budget -SJ 1070
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1070
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 2094 -SJ 1071
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1071
• Amendment(s) adopted (471800, 771158) -SJ 1071
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1080
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 2 -SJ 1080
3/8/2012 House • In returning messages
3/9/2012 House • Concurred in 1 amendment(s) (771158) -HJ 1250
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 2 -HJ 1260
• Ordered engrossed, then enrolled -HJ 1260
3/30/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
4/14/2012 • Allowed to become Law without Governor's Signature
4/16/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-117, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/CS/HB 503 (Ch. 2012-205)