New Hampshire - SB 128 - 2017

Relative to the policy goal of electric utility restructuring.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 06-25-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
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Actions (17)

  • 01-24-2017 - Introduced 01/19/2017 and Referred to Energy and Natural Resources; SJ 5
  • 02-15-2017 - Hearing: 02/21/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am, on proposed amendment # 2017-0426s; SC 11
  • 02-15-2017 - Hearing: 02/21/2017, Room 103, SH, 09:15 am; SC 11
  • 03-15-2017 - Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0883s, 03/23/2017; SC 15
  • 03-23-2017 - Special Order SB 128 to the Next Session, Without Objection, MA; 03/23/2017; SJ 10
  • 03-29-2017 - Special Order SB 128 to 03/30/2017, Without Objection, MA; 03/29/2017 SJ 11
  • 03-29-2017 - Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0883s, 03/30/2017; SC 16
  • 03-30-2017 - Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1175s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 03/30/2017; SJ 12
  • 03-30-2017 - Sen. Bradley Floor Amendment # 2017-1175s, RC 17Y-6N, AA; 03/30/2017; SJ 12
  • 03-30-2017 - Committee Amendment # 2017-0883s, AF, VV; 03/30/2017; SJ 12
  • 04-04-2017 - Introduced 03/23/2017 and referred to Science, Technology and Energy HJ 11 P. 27
  • 04-12-2017 - Public Hearing: 04/19/2017 01:00 PM LOB 302-304
  • 04-25-2017 - Full Committee Work Session: 05/02/2017 10:30 AM LOB 304
  • 04-25-2017 - ==RECESSED== Executive Session: 05/02/2017 01:30 PM LOB 304
  • 05-03-2017 - Subcommittee Work Session: 05/09/2017 10:00 AM LOB 304
  • 05-03-2017 - ==CONTINUED== Executive Session: 05/09/2017 01:30 PM LOB 304
  • 05-10-2017 - Retained in Committee

Votes (1)

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03-30-2017Bradley Floor Amendment 1175sSenate1761yes

News (5)

Committee retains bill to give Eversource another shot at Northern Pass power buy - Concord Monitor
Published by concordmonitor.com
Wed, 10 May 2017 04:26:14 GMT

The House Science, Technology and Energy Committee voted, 20-1, on Tuesday to retain Senate Bill 128, meaning members will work on it over the summer and bring it back next year. In March, the Public Utilities Commission ... “We understand the ...

Senate bill could open the door to ratepayer-funded energy projects - Concord Monitor
Published by concordmonitor.com
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 01:45:17 GMT

Electric utilities in New Hampshire could have an easier time passing the cost of new energy projects onto customers under a bill up for debate in the state Senate. Republican Sen. Jeb Bradley filed the legislation after state regulators rejected ...

Would NH Senate bill allow costs of energy project construction to be passed to ratepayers? - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:55:13 GMT

New Hampshire's Consumer Advocate Donald Kreis told InDepthNH.org, “SB 128 doesn't cover cost recovery for transmission projects.” But state Sen. Jeff Woodburn, D-Dalton, said he believes his comments were correct that SB 128, if passed, could allow ...

Bill that would allow Eversource-Hydro-Quebec deal wins approval - New Hampshire Business Review
Published by nhbr.com
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:05:37 GMT

The state Senate passed a bill Thursday that would enable Eversource to purchase power for its New Hampshire customers over Northern Pass transmission lines, for the ratepayers' benefit and at their risk. The Senate passed Senate Bill 128 just days ...

Senate OKs revised regulation of utility power purchases - The Union Leader
Published by unionleader.com
Sun, 02 Apr 2017 04:15:49 GMT

"We know the governor loves our state, and we just don't think he knows the facts on what Northern Pass would do to the landscape," said organizer John Harrigan of Colebrook. "He's been listening to the wrong people and getting wrong information. There ...