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2017 Regular Session



Electric Cooperatives - Rate Regulation - Fixed Charges for Distribution System Costs

Sponsored by:

Senator Middleton


In the Senate - Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing an electric cooperative to propose a fixed charge for specified fixed costs; requiring the fixed charge to be applied in a specified manner; prohibiting an electric cooperative from proposing an increase to a fixed charge that is more than $2.50 greater than the fixed charge in effect 1 year before the effective date of the proposed increase; specifying the manner in which an electric cooperative may propose a fixed charge; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Middleton, Eckardt, Mathias, and Waugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0996
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Sou; Fuel; Power Plants
High Voltage Lines
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water
Statutes:Article - Public Utilities

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February 23, 2017 12:00 P.M.