Minnesota - HF 234 - 2017

Relating to energy; amending Public Utilities Commission regulation of municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 216B.164, subdivisions 5, 9, by adding a subdivision.

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Added On: 02-01-2017
Updated On: 06-08-2017
Status: Passed Both Chambers
Primary Sponsor: Dave Baker (House/Republican)





Actions (31)

  • 01-12-2017 - Introduction and first reading, referred to Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance
  • 01-17-2017 - Authors added Pelowski, Davids, Nornes, Poppe, Gruenhagen, and Miller.
  • 01-19-2017 - Committee report, to adopt and re-refer to Ways and Means
  • 01-19-2017 - Authors added Marquart; Thissen; Gunther; Murphy, E.; Backer; Bennett; Metsa; and Howe.
  • 01-23-2017 - Authors added Ecklund, Fabian, Green, Hilstrom, Torkelson.
  • 01-26-2017 - Second reading
  • 01-26-2017 - Author stricken Murphy, E.
  • 01-26-2017 - Authors added Anderson, P., and Lueck.
  • 01-26-2017 - Committee report, to adopt
  • 01-30-2017 - Authors added Urdahl and Bahr, C.
  • 02-01-2017 - Author added Grossell.
  • 02-02-2017 - Author added Swedzinski.
  • 02-09-2017 - Authors added Poston, Lohmer, Erickson, Franson, Vogel, Knoblach, Smith, Kresha, Daniels, and O'Neill.
  • 02-09-2017 - Author stricken Hilstrom.
  • 02-09-2017 - Third reading as amended
  • 02-09-2017 - Bill was passed as amended
  • 02-09-2017 - Amended
  • 02-09-2017 - Point of order raised, ruled well taken
  • 02-09-2017 - House rule 1.21, placed on Calendar for the Day Thursday, February 9, 2017
  • 02-13-2017 - Received from House
  • 02-13-2017 - Introduction and first reading
  • 02-13-2017 - Referred to Finance
  • 03-06-2017 - Second reading
  • 03-06-2017 - Comm report: To pass
  • 03-16-2017 - Third reading Passed
  • 03-16-2017 - Special Order
  • 03-16-2017 - Returned from Senate
  • 03-20-2017 - Governor's action Veto 03/20/17
  • 03-20-2017 - Presentment date 03/20/17
  • 03-20-2017 - Presented to Governor 03/20/17
  • 03-20-2017 - Governor veto 3/20/2017

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
02-09-2017H.F. NO. 234House49770no
02-09-2017H.F. NO. 234House89370yes

Sponsors (36)

News (3)

Minnesota governor vetoes bill to weaken oversight of rural co-ops - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:02:36 GMT

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) has vetoed a bill aimed at changing how fee disputes with rural electric cooperatives and municipal providers are handled in the state, essentially deciding to maintain strong oversight by the state's Public Utilities ...

MN Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Limit Rate Review Powers of PUC - Energy Manager Today
Published by energymanagertoday.com
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:09:08 GMT

On March 20, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton vetoed a new law (Chapter 8, HF-234/SF-141) related to the regulation of municipal utilities and rural electric cooperatives by the state Public Utilities Commission (PUC). ... However, Dayton had warned ...

Minnesota lawmakers send bill to amend regulatory oversight for rural co-ops to governor's desk - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:59:54 GMT

A bill that would essentially end state regulators' oversight over fee disputes within rural electric cooperatives and municipal providers has passed both the Minnesota House and Senate, and now heads to the desk of Gov. Mark Dayton (D). Minnesota ...