Montana - SB 374 - 2017

Revising electric utility line extension requirements; allowing certain customers to seek an alternative cost estimate and have a contractor construct an extension when appropriate; requiring that a fee be paid to the Public Service Commission by certain customers; requiring an electric utility to inspect the construction and be onsite for construction; requiring a small customer to cover extension costs if an alternative contractor is selected; limiting the refund of certain extension costs; requiring the payment of the standard prevailing wage; establishing line ownership; requiring a journeyman lineman or professional engineer to be part of a project; revising definitions; amending Sections 69-5-121 and 69-5-122, MCA; and providing an immediate effective date and an applicability date.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 03-30-2017
Updated On: 04-24-2017
Status: Passed Both Chambers
Primary Sponsor: Duane Ankney (House/Republican)





Actions (44)

  • 11-16-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 03-20-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 03-20-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 03-21-2017 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 03-21-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 03-22-2017 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [SMH]
  • 03-22-2017 - Draft in Edit
  • 03-22-2017 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 03-23-2017 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 03-23-2017 - Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 03-23-2017 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 03-23-2017 - Draft in Assembly
  • 03-23-2017 - Executive Director Review
  • 03-23-2017 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 03-23-2017 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 03-24-2017 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 03-24-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 03-24-2017 - Fiscal Note Requested
  • 03-24-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-24-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-28-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-28-2017 - Hearing
  • 03-29-2017 - Fiscal Note Printed
  • 03-29-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 03-29-2017 - Fiscal Note Signed
  • 03-29-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 03-29-2017 - Fiscal Note Received
  • 03-30-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 03-30-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 03-31-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed
  • 03-31-2017 - Transmitted to House
  • 03-31-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 04-01-2017 - First Reading
  • 04-01-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 04-03-2017 - Hearing Canceled
  • 04-10-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Concurred
  • 04-10-2017 - Hearing
  • 04-11-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Concurred
  • 04-21-2017 - 2nd Reading Concurred as Amended
  • 04-21-2017 - 2nd Reading Motion to Amend Carried
  • 04-21-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 04-22-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 04-22-2017 - 3rd Reading Concurred
  • 04-22-2017 - Returned to Senate with Amendments

Votes (7)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Passed
03-28-2017DO PASS AS AMENDEDSenate1020yes
03-30-2017Do PassSenate4640yes
03-31-2017Do PassSenate4640yes
04-10-2017BE CONCURRED INHouse1330yes
04-21-2017Do Concur as AmendedHouse73270yes
04-21-2017AMD-002 Mandeville D/PASSHouse66340yes
04-22-2017Do ConcurHouse74260yes

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