2010 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Prior Year Introduction As: HB 749/09 - ECM Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 200
Sponsored By:
Delegate Beitzel
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 in the State with a generating capacity that does not exceed 70 megawatts; 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.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds.
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Fees -see also- Attys` Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb 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 )


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
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters