Florida Senate - 2022 SB 1332 By Senator Wright 14-00745-22 20221332__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to temporary underground residential 3 electric service; creating s. 366.98, F.S.; 4 prohibiting local governmental entities from 5 prohibiting electric utilities from using temporary 6 underground residential services under certain 7 conditions; authorizing electric utilities to install 8 permanent electric service to the meter socket until a 9 certificate of occupancy is obtained; defining the 10 term “temporary underground residential service”; 11 providing an effective date. 12 13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 14 15 Section 1. Section 366.98, Florida Statutes, is created to 16 read: 17 366.98 Temporary underground residential electric service. 18 A local governmental entity may not prohibit an electric utility 19 from using temporary underground residential services if the 20 electric utility has a tariff approved by and on file with the 21 Public Service Commission. Upon receipt of a temporary 22 inspection, the electric utility may install permanent electric 23 service to the meter socket, and the service may be used for 24 construction purposes until a certificate of occupancy is 25 obtained. As used in this section, the term “temporary 26 underground residential service” includes the installation of a 27 meter socket, meter, and downpipe configured for temporary 28 electric service. 29 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2022.