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CS/CS/SB 324: Utility Projects

GENERAL BILL by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities ; Finance and Tax ; Legg ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Simpson

Utility Projects; Creating the "Utility Cost Containment Bond Act"; authorizing certain local governmental entities to finance the costs of a utility project by issuing utility cost containment bonds upon application by a local agency; authorizing an authority to issue utility cost containment bonds for specified purposes related to utility projects; requiring the local agency or its publicly owned utility to collect the utility project charge, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/9/2016 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Finance and Tax (FT)
  3. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  4. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    9/18/2015 Senate • Filed
    10/6/2015 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; Appropriations -SJ 26
    1/7/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 01/12/16, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
    1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 26
    • Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 125
    • Now in Finance and Tax -SJ 125
    2/3/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax, 02/08/16, 4:00 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
    2/8/2016 Senate • CS by Finance and Tax; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
    2/10/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Remaining references corrected to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 349
    • Now in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    • CS by Finance and Tax read 1st time -SJ 346
    2/18/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 02/23/16, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
    2/23/2016 Senate • CS/CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 1 -SJ 494
    2/24/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Appropriations -SJ 494
    • CS/CS by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities read 1st time -SJ 494
    2/25/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/01/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
    3/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 563
    3/2/2016 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 563
    3/3/2016 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
    3/7/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/8/2016 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar
    3/9/2016 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 908
    • Substituted CS/HB 347 -SJ 908
    • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908

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  • CS/CS/SB 324, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/24/2016 at 12:52 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 2/28/2016 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/2/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 347 (er) Utility Projects Sprowls Similar Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-124
    Location: Became Law

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    780764 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Soto 3/4/2016
    4:08 PM
    Senate: Not Considered
    3/9/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/1/2016 10:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

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  • CS/SB 324, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/10/2016 at 11:39 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (Pre-Meeting) 2/22/2016 (pdf)
    Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (Post-Meeting) 2/24/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 347 (c1) Utility Projects Sprowls Similar Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-124
    Location: Became Law

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    365134 - Amendment
    Delete lines 309 - 313 and insert:
    Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    (Hutson)
    2/23/2016
    11:00 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/23/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    494824 - Amendment
    Delete lines 566 - 693.
    Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    (Hutson)
    2/23/2016
    11:00 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/23/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/23/2016 1:30 PM Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities 8 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    153.03 General grant of power. Page 20 (pdf)
    367.072 Petition to revoke certificate of authorization. Page 21 (pdf)

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  • SB 324, Original Filed Version Posted 9/18/2015 at 2:08 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (Pre-Meeting) 2/22/2016 (pdf)
    Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2016 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Pre-Meeting) 2/5/2016 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax (Post-Meeting) 2/10/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 347 (c1) Utility Projects Sprowls Similar Last Action: 3/28/2016 Chapter No. 2016-124
    Location: Became Law

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    821108 - Amendment
    Delete lines 73 - 76 and insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Soto)
    2/8/2016
    2:39 PM
    Withdrawn
    2/9/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    806856 - Amendment
    Between lines 556 and 557 insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Simpson)
    2/5/2016
    8:14 AM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    2/9/2016
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 737306 - Substitute Amendment (806856)
    Delete lines 73 - 556 and insert:
    Finance and Tax
    (Simpson)
    2/8/2016
    12:49 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/9/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/12/2016 2:00 PM Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/8/2016 4:00 PM Finance and Tax 8 Yeas - 0 Nays

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