North Dakota - SB 2313 - 2017

To create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 1 of section 49-22-08 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to application requirements for certificates of site and corridor compatibility for energy conversion facilities; and to amend and reenact sections 17-04-03, 49-02-27, and 49-22-05.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the creation and duration of wind energy easements, the decommissioning of commercial wind energy conversion facilities, and exclusion areas for wind energy conversion facilities.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 02-15-2017
Updated On: 06-26-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Representative Todd Porter (House/Republican), Senator Jessica K. Unruh (Senate/Republican)





Actions (30)

  • 01-23-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Energy and Natural Resources Committee
  • 02-09-2017 - Committee Hearing 09:30
  • 02-20-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 5 2 0
  • 02-21-2017 - Division B passed
  • 02-21-2017 - Second reading, passed, yeas 36 nays 9
  • 02-21-2017 - Division A passed
  • 02-21-2017 - Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
  • 02-21-2017 - Division of bill
  • 02-22-2017 - Introduced, first reading, referred Energy and Natural Resources
  • 02-22-2017 - Received from Senate
  • 03-09-2017 - Committee Hearing 10:30
  • 03-17-2017 - Reported back amended, do pass, amendment placed on calendar 7 5 2
  • 03-20-2017 - Amendment adopted, placed on calendar
  • 03-21-2017 - Second reading, passed as amended, yeas 60 nays 32
  • 03-22-2017 - Returned to Senate (12)
  • 03-31-2017 - Refused to concur
  • 03-31-2017 - Conference committee appointed Unruh Armstrong Oban
  • 04-04-2017 - Conference committee appointed Lefor Seibel Roers Jones
  • 04-05-2017 - Appoint Rep. Damschen to replace Rep. Seibel on conference committee
  • 04-12-2017 - Reported back from conference committee, amend, placed on calendar
  • 04-13-2017 - Reported back from conference committee, amend, placed on calendar
  • 04-13-2017 - Second reading, passed, yeas 43 nays 4
  • 04-13-2017 - Conference committee report adopted
  • 04-17-2017 - Conference committee report adopted
  • 04-17-2017 - Second reading, passed as amended, yeas 64 nays 22
  • 04-18-2017 - Signed by President
  • 04-18-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 04-18-2017 - Sent to Governor
  • 04-21-2017 - Signed by Governor 04/20
  • 04-27-2017 - Filed with Secretary Of State 04/21

Votes (6)

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02-21-2017The question being on the final adoption of Division A of Engrossed SB 2313, the roll was called and there were 45 YEAS, 0 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 2 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.Senate4502yes
02-21-2017The question being on the final adoption of Division B of Engrossed SB 2313, the roll was called and there were 30 YEAS, 15 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 2 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.Senate30152yes
02-21-2017The question being on the final passage of the amended bill, which includes Division A and Division B, which have been read, the roll was called and there were 36 YEAS, 9 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 2 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.Senate3692yes
03-21-2017The question being on the final passage of the amended bill, which has been read, and has committee recommendation of DO PASS, the roll was called and there were 60 YEAS, 32 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 2 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.House60322yes
04-13-2017The question being on the final passage of the amended bill, which has been read, the roll was called and there were 43 YEAS, 4 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 0 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.Senate4340yes
04-17-2017The question being on the final passage of the amended bill, which has been read, the roll was called and there were 64 YEAS, 22 NAYS, 0 EXCUSED, 8 ABSENT AND NOT VOTING.House64228yes

News (1)

Wind energy faces possible moratorium - Jamestown Sun
Published by jamestownsun.com
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:37:00 GMT

The North Dakota Senate is considering two bills that could negatively impact the development of wind farms in the state, according to Rep. ... this state." Unruh said the amended bill, if it passes the Senate and House, would only allow wind farm ...

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