2007 Regular Session


File Code: Local Government - Generally Prior Year Introduction As: SB 296/06 Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 875
Sponsored By:
Senators Madaleno, Britt, Colburn, Edwards, Forehand, Frosh, Jacobs, Kelley, Lenett, Munson, Peters, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, and Hogan
Local Government - Street Lighting Equipment


Authorizing a local government to purchase street lighting equipment from an electric company; requiring a local government to pay fair market value for the purchase of street lighting equipment; requiring that specified disputes between an electric company and a local government be submitted to the Public Service Commission for resolution; requiring a person who performs specified maintenance on street lighting equipment owned by a local government to comply with specified safety standards; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Hearing 3/2 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (42-4)
Senate Concur - House Amendments
Third Reading Passed (40-5)
Passed Enrolled
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (139-0)
Action after passage in Senate and House
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 554

Sponsored by:

Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Gwendolyn Britt, District 47
Senator Richard F. Colburn, District 37
Senator George C. Edwards, District 1
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Patrick J. Hogan, District 39
Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Donald F. Munson, District 2
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator James N. Robey, District 13
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
High Voltage Lines
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Street Lights
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Labor and Employment
( 6-106 , 6-107 )
Article - 24 Political Subdivisions - Miscellaneous Provisions
( 5-101 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Attorney General Letter (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 464536/01     Offered on: March 13, 2007   at: 10:52 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 773193/01     Offered on: March 30, 2007   at: 11:39 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 15, 2007: Third Reading Passed (42-4)
March 27, 2007: Third Reading Passed (139-0)