2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Prior Year Introduction As: SB 853/07
Sponsored By:
Senators Pipkin and Rosapepe
Maryland Energy Independence Act of 2008


Requiring an electric company to operate its own peak-load or other generating facility for standard offer service; requiring specified percentages of an electric company's standard offer service to be generated within the State over a specified period; requiring the Public Service Commission to determine a specified statewide level of electricity usage from 2008 and to establish a baseline electricity level from it; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-207 , 7-510 , 7-510 , 7-510 , 7-510.1 , 7-510.2 )


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