2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 749
Sponsored By:
Senator Edwards
Wind-Powered Electric Generating Facilities - Decommissioning and Restoration - Surcharge, Bond or Other Security, and Fund


Requiring the Public Service Commission to establish a surcharge on wind-powered electric generating facilities; requiring the Comptroller to collect the revenue from the surcharge and deposit it into the Maryland Wind-Powered Electric Generating Facility Decommissioning and Restoration Fund; authorizing a wind-powered electric generating facility to post a bond or other security acceptable to the Commission in lieu of the surcharge; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees & Taxes; specific tax.
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-213 , 7-214 )


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