North Dakota - 2314 - 2017

To amend and reenact sections 49-02-03, 49-02-28, and 49-02-34 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to energy rates and resources and renewable energy production.

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Added On: 02-15-2017
Updated On: 09-01-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Jessica Unruh (Republican)





Actions (15)

  • 01-23-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 02-09-2017 - Committee Hearing 09:00
  • 02-21-2017 - Rereferred to Energy and Natural Resources
  • 02-22-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 4 3 0
  • 02-22-2017 - Second reading, passed, yeas 42 nays 4
  • 02-22-2017 - Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
  • 02-22-2017 - Division B lost
  • 02-22-2017 - Division A adopted
  • 02-22-2017 - Division of amendment
  • 02-23-2017 - Received from Senate
  • 03-01-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 03-16-2017 - Committee Hearing 10:00
  • 03-31-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 10 4 0
  • 04-03-2017 - Second reading, failed to pass, yeas 13 nays 77
  • 04-03-2017 - Amendment failed, placed on calendar

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
02-22-2017Senate400yes
02-22-2017Senate400yes
04-03-2017House7700no

Sponsors (2)

News (6)

North Dakota Tries to Slam the Brakes on Wind Power to 'Save Coal' - Triple Pundit (registration) (blog)
Published by triplepundit.com
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:48:41 GMT

State Sen. Dwight Cook said the bill is necessary to “save coal,” as quoted in the Bismarck Tribune newspaper. State senators amended Bill 2314 in order to allow North Dakota's energy regulator, the Public Service Commission (PSC), to approve any new ...

North Dakota Senate committee tweaks wind power moratorium bill - Bismarck Tribune
Published by bismarcktribune.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 23:47:15 GMT

A North Dakota Senate Committee tweaked legislation Tuesday that put a two-year moratorium on new wind energy development, but an opponent argued the amendment did not improve the bill. Senate Bill 2314, as passed by the Senate Energy and Natural ...

North Dakota legislators raise concerns to Hoeven over wind subsidies - Bismarck Tribune
Published by bismarcktribune.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 01:13:31 GMT

Most of the discussion on the state House floor Monday focused on amendments to Senate Bill 2314, which would have required the Public Service Commission to consider the need for a proposed energy facility, a factor not currently in the agency's criteria.

North Dakota Senator Seeks Two-Year Ban On Wind Development - North American Windpower
Published by nawindpower.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:23:46 GMT

State Sen. Dwight Cook, R-District 34, added an amendment on wind power to S.B.2314, which, according to the text of the bill, relates to “energy rates and resources and renewable energy production.” Specifically, the original bill proposes that North ...

Sponsor of failed ND moratorium says wind is killing coal - E&E News
Published by eenews.net
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:14:38 GMT

A proposed two-year freeze on wind turbine permitting in North Dakota was defeated in the state Senate on Wednesday at the recommendation of the amendment's sponsor, state Sen. Dwight Cook (R). But Cook only pulled back on the amendment to S.B. 2314 ...

North Dakota Senator Seeks Two-Year Ban On Wind Development - North American Windpower
Published by nawindpower.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:23:46 GMT

State Sen. Dwight Cook, R-District 34, added an amendment on wind power to S.B.2314, which, according to the text of the bill, relates to “energy rates and resources and renewable energy production.” Specifically, the original bill proposes that North ...