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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.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/28/2016 - Chapter No. 2016-124
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/9/2015 House • Filed
    10/30/2015 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Finance and Tax Committee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 31
    11/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 11/17/15, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
    11/17/2015 House • Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 160
    • Now in Finance and Tax Committee -HJ 160
    11/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Finance and Tax Committee, 12/01/15, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
    12/1/2015 House • CS by Finance and Tax Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 164
    12/2/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
    12/3/2015 House • Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 156
    1/12/2016 House • 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
    1/14/2016 House • Favorable by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 218
    2/29/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/16
    3/2/2016 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 669
    • Amendment(s) adopted (822187, 904239) -HJ 670
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    3/3/2016 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 705
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 706
    3/3/2016 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 645
    • Received -SJ 645
    3/9/2016 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Finance and Tax; Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 908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
    3/10/2016 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 921
    • CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 921
    3/10/2016 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1046
    3/11/2016 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -HJ 1434
    3/25/2016 • Approved by Governor
    3/28/2016 • Chapter No. 2016-124

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  • CS/HB 347, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/10/2016 at 11:16 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 324 (c2) Utility Projects Legg Similar Last Action: 3/9/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908
    Location: Laid on Table

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  • CS/HB 347, Engrossed 1 Posted 3/2/2016 at 5:27 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 324 (c2) Utility Projects Legg Similar Last Action: 3/9/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    410530 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Soto 3/4/2016
    4:08 PM
    Senate: Withdrawn
    3/9/2016
    Web Page
    PDF

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/3/2016 11:04 AM House 116 Yeas - 0 Nays
    3/10/2016 10:41 AM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

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  • CS/HB 347, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 12/2/2015 at 3:33 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Regulatory Affairs Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/14/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 324 (c2) Utility Projects Legg Similar Last Action: 3/9/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908
    Location: Laid on Table

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    075977 - Amendment
    Remove lines 72-76 and insert:
    Sprowls 3/1/2016
    1:58 PM
    House: Superseded by Substitute
    3/2/2016
    PDF
    hierarchy 822187 - Substitute Amendment (075977)
    Remove lines 72-76 and insert:
    Sprowls 3/1/2016
    4:59 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2016
    PDF
    904239 - Amendment
    Remove lines 305-309 and insert:
    Sprowls 3/1/2016
    1:58 PM
    House: Adopted
    3/2/2016
    PDF

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  • HB 347, Original Filed Version Posted 10/9/2015 at 12:37 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Energy and Utilities Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/30/2016 (pdf)
    Finance and Tax Committee (Post-Meeting) 12/2/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 324 Utility Projects Legg Similar Last Action: 3/9/2016 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 347 (Ch. 2016-124) -SJ 908
    Location: Laid on Table

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    961681 - Amendment
    Remove line 228 and insert:
    Sprowls 11/30/2015
    5:59 PM
    PDF

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