Florida - SB 1048 - 2017

Relating to linear facilities; amending s.163.3221, F.S.; revising the definition of the term “development” to exclude work by certain utility providers on utility infrastructure on certain rights of-way or corridors; revising the definition to exclude the creation or termination of distribution and transmission corridors; amending s. 380.04, F.S.; revising the definition of the term “development” to exclude work by certain utility providers on utility infrastructure on certain rights-of-way or corridors; revising the definition to exclude the creation or termination of distribution and transmission corridors; amending s. 403.511, F.S.; requiring the consideration of a certain variance standard when including conditions for the certification of an electrical power plant; clarifying that the Public Service Commission has exclusive jurisdiction to require underground transmission lines; amending s.403.531, F.S.; requiring the consideration of a certain variance standard when including conditions for the certification of a proposed transmission line corridor; clarifying that the Public Service Commission has exclusive jurisdiction to require underground transmission lines; providing an effective date.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 03-24-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Lee, Tom (Senate/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (9)

  • 02-20-2017 - Filed
  • 03-06-2017 - Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Community Affairs
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-09-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 03/14/17, 2:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
  • 03-14-2017 - Now in Community Affairs
  • 03-14-2017 - Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
  • 03-17-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/22/17, 1:30 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
  • 03-22-2017 - Favorable by- Community Affairs; YEAS 7 NAYS 1
  • 03-23-2017 - Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading

Votes (2)

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Passed
03-14-2017FavorableSenate701yes
03-22-2017FavorableSenate710yes