2011 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 648
Sponsored By:
Delegates Summers, Cullison, Feldman, Ivey, Luedtke, A. Miller, and S. Robinson
Renewable Energy Surcharge - Retail Electric Customers


Establishing a specified renewable energy surcharge on electricity consumption by retail electric customers; requiring the Public Service Commission to establish the amounts of the surcharge and a specified rebate; requiring electric companies to collect the surcharge and provide a specified rebate; requiring the Comptroller to collect the revenue from the surcharge and place it in the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund for specified purposes; 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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Eric G. Luedtke, District 14
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Alternative Energy Sources
Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Energy Matters -see also- Alt Energy Res; Fuel; Power Plants
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Loans -see also- Mortgages
Public Information
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 Utilities
( 7-801 , 7-802 , 7-803 , 7-804 , 7-805 )
State Government
( 9-20B-05 )


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