Florida - SB976 - 2017

Relating to public electric utility rates; amending s. 366.06, F.S.; requiring public electric utilities to charge specified electric rates as of a certain date; providing an effective date.

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Added On: 02-27-2017
Updated On: 06-02-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose Javier (Senate/Democratic)

Actions (5)

  • 02-15-2017 - Filed
  • 02-23-2017 - Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs; Appropriations; Rules
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities

News (1)

Pro-consumer Florida energy bills would expand solar, repeal nuclear fees - Palm Beach Post (blog)
Published by protectingyourpocket.blog.palmbeachpost.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:40:21 GMT

SB 976, if passed, would create a progressive rate schedule for utilities customers by requiring utilities to charge residential customers a 25 percent lower rate for the first 500 kilowatt hours consumed, benefitting low-income and fixed-income residents.