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CS/CS/CS/HB 797: Public Utility Storm Protection Plans

GENERAL BILL by Commerce Committee ; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; Fine ; Jacobs ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Bell ; Beltran ; Caruso ; Donalds ; Fitzenhagen ; Jacquet ; LaMarca ; Leek ; McClure ; Overdorf ; Perez ; Polsky ; Ponder ; Raschein ; Silvers ; Trumbull ; Watson, C. ; Webb

Public Utility Storm Protection Plans; Requires public utilities to submit to PSC transmission & distribution storm protection plan for review; requires PSC to approve, modify, or deny plan within specified timeframe; requires PSC to conduct an annual proceeding to allow utilities to recover certain costs; provides that utilities may not include costs recovered through their base rates; provides for allocation of costs; authorizes utilities to recover depreciation & return on certain capital costs through recovery clause; provides appropriations & authorizing positions. APPROPRIATION: $276,290

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2019 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 796 (Ch. 2019-158) -HJ 1097
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 85
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 85
3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 9:00 am, Mashburn Hall
3/19/2019 House • CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 480
3/21/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 474
3/22/2019 House • Now in Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 488
3/28/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/01/19, 12:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/1/2019 House • CS/CS by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 555
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
4/2/2019 House • CS/CS by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 554
4/3/2019 House • Now in Commerce Committee -HJ 565
4/16/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Commerce Committee, 04/18/19, 8:15 am, Webster Hall
4/18/2019 House • CS/CS/CS by- Commerce Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -HJ 766
4/22/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Commerce Committee read 1st time -HJ 761
4/23/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 792
4/24/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/19
4/26/2019 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 934
5/1/2019 House • Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 796 (Ch. 2019-158) -HJ 1097