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HB 1055: Linear Facilities

GENERAL BILL by Ingram ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Fischer ; Payne

Linear Facilities; Revises definition of "development" to exclude certain utility work on rights-of-way or corridors & creation or termination of distribution & transmission corridors; requires DEP to consider certain variance standard for certification of power plants & transmission corridors; specifies PSC authority to locate transmission lines underground.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Commerce Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2017 House • Filed
3/6/2017 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 113
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 113
3/13/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
3/15/2017 House • Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 383
• Now in Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee -HJ 383
3/16/2017 House • On Committee agenda-- Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee, 03/20/17, 12:00 pm, 12 HOB
3/20/2017 House • Favorable by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 404
• Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 404
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Commerce Committee