Florida - HB 1055 - 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.

View Latest Bill

Infrastructure

Added On: 02-28-2017
Updated On: 03-24-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Clay Ingram (House/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (9)

  • 02-27-2017 - Filed
  • 03-06-2017 - Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
  • 03-07-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-13-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Energy and Utilities Subcommittee, 03/15/17, 9:00 am, Webster Hall
  • 03-15-2017 - Now in Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee
  • 03-15-2017 - Favorable by Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
  • 03-16-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee, 03/20/17, 12:00 pm, 12 HOB
  • 03-20-2017 - Now in Commerce Committee
  • 03-20-2017 - Favorable by Natural Resources and Public Lands Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
Votes
No
Votes
Other
Votes
Passed
03-15-2017Favorable (Energy & Utilities Subcommittee)House1401yes
03-20-2017Favorable (Natural Resources & Public Lands Subcommittee)House1410yes