Montana - HB216 - 2017

Requiring the owners of wind generation facilities to submit a decommissioning bond to the department of environmental quality...

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 01-02-2018
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jim Keane (House/Democratic)





Actions (55)

  • 11-15-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 12-12-2016 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 12-26-2016 - Draft in Edit
  • 12-26-2016 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 12-28-2016 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 12-28-2016 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [KWK]
  • 12-29-2016 - Draft in Assembly
  • 12-29-2016 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 12-29-2016 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 12-29-2016 - Executive Director Review
  • 12-30-2016 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 12-30-2016 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 01-04-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 01-04-2017 - Draft Back for Redo
  • 01-05-2017 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [KWK]
  • 01-05-2017 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 01-05-2017 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 01-06-2017 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 01-10-2017 - Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 01-10-2017 - Introduced
  • 01-10-2017 - Fiscal Note Requested
  • 01-10-2017 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 01-11-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 01-11-2017 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 01-11-2017 - First Reading
  • 01-17-2017 - Fiscal Note Received
  • 01-18-2017 - Fiscal Note Signed
  • 01-19-2017 - Fiscal Note Printed
  • 01-30-2017 - Hearing
  • 03-10-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-13-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 03-13-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-14-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 03-14-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 03-15-2017 - Transmitted to Senate
  • 03-15-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 03-15-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed
  • 03-16-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-17-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 03-30-2017 - Hearing
  • 04-06-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred
  • 04-07-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Concurred
  • 04-10-2017 - 2nd Reading Concurred
  • 04-10-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 04-11-2017 - 3rd Reading Concurred
  • 04-11-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 04-12-2017 - Returned to House
  • 04-13-2017 - Sent to Enrolling
  • 04-18-2017 - Printed - Enrolled Version Available
  • 04-18-2017 - Returned from Enrolling
  • 04-26-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 04-29-2017 - Signed by President
  • 05-01-2017 - Transmitted to Governor
  • 05-03-2017 - Signed by Governor
  • 05-04-2017 - Chapter Number Assigned

Votes (6)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
03-10-2017DO PASS AS AMENDEDHouse1510yes
03-14-2017Do PassHouse9730yes
03-15-2017Do PassHouse9721yes
04-06-2017BE CONCURRED INSenate1300yes
04-10-2017Do ConcurSenate5000yes
04-11-2017Do ConcurSenate5000yes

News (2)

Montana Drafts New Bonding Rules For Wind Facilities - North American Windpower
Published by nawindpower.com
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 21:41:09 GMT

The Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has released draft rules detailing the process and requirements for bonding large wind power facilities in Montana. According to the DEQ, the 2017 legislature passed H.B.216, sponsored by State Rep ...

Montana drafts new bonding rules for large wind facilities - Windpower Engineering (press release)
Published by windpowerengineering.com
Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:22:36 GMT

Representative Jim Keane from Butte sponsored HB 216 during the 2017 legislative session. The intent of the bill was to ensure that the relatively new wind industry is responsible for the proper decommissioning of facilities. “Our state has untapped ...

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