SB 494: Linear Facilities
GENERAL BILL by Lee
Linear Facilities; Revising the definition of the term “development” to exclude work by certain utility providers on utility infrastructure on certain rights-of-way or corridors; requiring the consideration of a certain variance standard when including conditions for the certification of an electrical power plant; clarifying that the Public Service Commission has exclusive jurisdiction to require underground transmission lines, etc.
Last Action: 2/8/2018 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 405 (Ch. 2018-34) -SJ 314
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• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs -SJ 40
• On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 11/14/17, 2:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
• Now in Community Affairs -SJ 102
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
• Introduced -SJ 40
• On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/16/18, 4:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by- Community Affairs; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 162
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 162
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/08/18 -SJ 336
• Read 2nd time -SJ 313
• Substituted HB 405 -SJ 314
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 405 (Ch. 2018-34) -SJ 314
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