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SB 656: Public Utility Environmental Remediation Costs

GENERAL BILL by Rodriguez

Public Utility Environmental Remediation Costs; Authorizing a municipality or a county operating under a home rule charter to file a request with the Public Service Commission for a hearing for a determination of prudence on environmental damage caused by a public utility; prohibiting the commission from conducting any hearing regarding recovery for remediation of such environmental damage until after the commission makes such a determination or until the request is dismissed, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  4. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/26/2017 Senate • Filed
11/8/2017 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Rules -SJ 53
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 53
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities