2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 822
Sponsored By:
Senators Garagiola, Astle, Kittleman, Klausmeier, and Pugh
Public Service Commission - Alternatives to Long-Term Electricity Generation Contracts and New Electricity Generation


Prohibiting the Public Service Commission from requiring or approving electric companies to buy or build generation assets or enter into specified long-term contracts until specified reasonable alternatives have been considered and pursued and the Commission reports the results of a specified study and evaluation; requiring the Commission to study and evaluate specified alternatives to specified long-term contracts and electricity generating facilities and specified electricity transmission alternatives; 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 Senate Rules
Re-referred Finance
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Allan H. Kittleman, District 9
Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Power Plants
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water


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