2010 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 282
Sponsored By:
The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Manno, Elmore, Hecht, Bartlett, Beidle, Bobo, Bronrott, Cardin, Carr, Doory, Levy, Love, Morhaim, Niemann, Reznik, Shewell, and Stein
Off-Shore Wind Generation - Qualified Submerged Renewable Energy Lines


Exempting specified qualified submerged renewable energy lines from a specified prohibition in a Beach Erosion Control District under specified circumstances; requiring specified energy lines to obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity under specified circumstances; requiring the Public Service Commission to conduct specified proceedings and consider specified factors in connection with a certificate for specified energy lines; and defining a term.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 2/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Speaker, The
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Elizabeth Bobo, District 12B
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Tanya T. Shewell, District 5A
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Environment, Department of
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
High Voltage Lines
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Natural Resources, Department of
Public Service Commission
Shore Erosion
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Natural Resources
( 8-1102 )
Public Utility Companies
( 7-207 , 7-208 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered