SB0218 (CH0536)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Utilities - Water Companies and Sewage Disposal Companies - Rate Cases and Proceedings

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 536

Synopsis:Authorizing the technical staff of the Public Service Commission to assist a water company or a sewage disposal company in establishing a proposed just and reasonable rate; authorizing the technical staff to seek information from specified companies under specified circumstances; requiring the Commission to restrict the availability of specified staff-assisted rate cases to companies who gross annual revenues for a specified time period are below an amount determined by the Commission, not to exceed $1,000,000; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton, Hershey, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0511
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Finance  View Committee HearingEconomic Matters
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Disclosure
Industry and Technology
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Refuse Disposal -see also- Recycling
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities
(4-203, 4-207)

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November 28, 2017 1:09 P.M.