2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 583
Sponsored By:
Delegates McHale, Bobo, Conaway, Elliott, Hecht, Impallaria, Krebs, Krysiak, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Manno, Mathias, Morhaim, Robinson, Rosenberg, Rudolph, Vaughn, and Walkup
Electric Restructuring - Purposes and Duties of the Public Service Commission


Altering and adding to the purposes of the electric restructuring law; requiring the Public Service Commission to exercise its authority to ensure that electric companies satisfy reliability needs and electricity supply needs and provide specified customers with safe and reliable electricity supply at prices that reflect a specified balance; providing the Commission with oversight over specified generating facilities; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Donald B. Elliott, District 4B
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Rick Impallaria, District 7
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Carolyn J. Krysiak, District 46
Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate James N. Mathias, Jr., District 38B
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate David D. Rudolph, District 34B
Delegate Michael L. Vaughn, District 24
Delegate Mary Roe Walkup, District 36

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Federal Government
Power Plants
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-504 , 7-505 , 7-509 , 7-509 , 7-510 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered