CS/HB 347: Utility Projects
GENERAL BILL by Finance and Tax Committee ; Sprowls ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Caldwell
Utility Projects; Authorizes certain local agencies to apply to certain local government agencies to finance costs of certain utility projects by issuing utility cost containment bonds; provides criteria in applying for funds; provides criteria of drafting financing resolution; provides procedures to establish or adjust utility projects; provides requirements for collection of project charges; specifies legal status of project charges for securing payment of bonds; specifies payment obligations & legal status of utility cost containment bonds.
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-124
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 31
• On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 11/17/15, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 160
• Now in Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 160
• On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 12/01/15, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 164
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 156
• Introduced -HJ 31
• On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 01/14/16, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by Finance and Tax Committee read 1st time -HJ 145
• Favorable by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 218
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
• Read 2nd time -HJ 669
• Amendment(s) adopted (822187, 904239) -HJ 670
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 705
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 706
• In Messages
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 645
• Received -SJ 645
• Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 908
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 908
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 324 -SJ 908
• Read 2nd time -SJ 908
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 921
• CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 921
• Ordered enrolled -HJ 1046
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2016-124
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