Category: Energy and Environment

HB 166 (2014) requiring the public utilities commission to make specific findings as to the public need for proposed transmission lines.

House/Senate Bill: House

Description: Requires burial of transmission lines for future energy projects if the lines are not need for the "public good." This bill does not define "public good."

Bill Sponsor: Charles "Chuck" Townsend

Bill Co Sponsor: Suzanne Smith

Next Hearing Date: Tue, 02/12/2013

Next Voting Date: Wed, 01/08/2014

Votes: Voice Vote

Bill Status

Killed in the House

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