Florida Senate - 2017 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1238 Ì1823282Î182328 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/2R . 04/28/2017 02:52 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Garcia moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment) 2 3 Between lines 100 and 101 4 insert: 5 Section 3. Section 366.921, Florida Statutes, is created to 6 read: 7 366.921 Net metering for local governments.— 8 (1) As used in this section, the term: 9 (a) “Local government net metering program” means a billing 10 program using a retail metering and billing methodology whereby 11 a qualifying customer is allowed, at the customer’s option, to 12 offset, by means of power generation, any electricity purchases 13 from the utility for such customer’s retail metered locations 14 within the service area of the utility. Such power generation 15 need not occur at the same site as a location that receives an 16 electricity offset, but such power generation must occur within 17 the service area of the utility. 18 (b) “Qualifying customer” means a local governmental entity 19 in this state which owns a waste-to-energy facility. 20 (2) In order for a utility to qualify for cost recovery by 21 adjustment clause for gas reserve investments referenced in s. 22 366.04(2)(d), the utility must have one or more qualifying 23 customers participating in its local government net metering 24 program. 25 (3) By January 1, 2018, each public utility must develop a 26 local government net metering program. 27 (4) The commission may adopt rules to administer this 28 section, but may not limit: 29 (a) The amount of energy, energy capacity, energy demand, 30 or energy needs eligible for net metering under this section. 31 (b) The number or locations of the meters selected by the 32 qualifying customer to be net metered under this section. 33 34 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================ 35 And the title is amended as follows: 36 Delete line 21 37 and insert: 38 analysis of projects; creating s. 366.921, F.S.; 39 defining terms; requiring a utility, in order to 40 qualify for certain cost recovery for gas reserve 41 investments, to have one or more local governmental 42 entities that own waste-to-energy facilities 43 participating in its net metering program; requiring 44 public utilities to create a local government net 45 metering program by a certain date; authorizing the 46 commission to adopt rules, subject to specified 47 limitations; providing an effective date.