Florida - SB 974 - 2017

Relating to public utility environmental remediation costs; creating s. 366.8256, F.S.; defining the term “county”; authorizing a municipality or a county operating under a home rule charter to file a request with the Public Service Commission for a hearing for a determination of prudence on environmental damage caused by a public utility...

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Added On: 02-28-2017
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; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; 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  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

The bill is supported by a broad range of groups including business groups, agricultural interests, and consumer advocates. SB 974, if passed, would create a mechanism to prevent utilities from passing on to customers the cost of remediating ...