Montana - HB 475 - 2017

Establishing the authority of the Public Service Sommission to require certain public utilities to file general rate cases; making explicit that following the filings, public utilities have the burden of persuasion; defining terms; and providing an immediate effective date and a retroactive applicability date.

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Added On: 04-03-2017
Updated On: 07-16-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsor: Tom Woods (House/Democratic)





Actions (52)

  • 11-29-2016 - Draft Request Received
  • 12-03-2016 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 12-16-2016 - Draft On Hold
  • 02-03-2017 - Draft in Legal Review
  • 02-03-2017 - Draft to Requester for Review
  • 02-04-2017 - Draft in Edit
  • 02-07-2017 - Draft Ready for Delivery
  • 02-07-2017 - Executive Director Final Review
  • 02-07-2017 - Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 02-07-2017 - Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [KWK]
  • 02-07-2017 - Executive Director Review
  • 02-07-2017 - Draft in Assembly
  • 02-07-2017 - Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 02-07-2017 - Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 02-15-2017 - Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 02-15-2017 - Fiscal Note Requested
  • 02-15-2017 - Introduced
  • 02-15-2017 - Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 02-16-2017 - First Reading
  • 02-16-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 02-18-2017 - Hearing Canceled
  • 02-21-2017 - Fiscal Note Printed
  • 02-21-2017 - Sponsor Rebuttal to Fiscal Note Signed
  • 02-21-2017 - Sponsor Rebuttal to Fiscal Note Received
  • 02-21-2017 - Sponsor Rebuttal to Fiscal Note Requested
  • 02-21-2017 - Fiscal Note Received
  • 02-22-2017 - Sponsor Rebuttal to Fiscal Note Printed
  • 02-22-2017 - Hearing
  • 02-24-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 02-25-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 02-25-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 02-27-2017 - Printed - New Version Available
  • 02-27-2017 - Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 02-27-2017 - Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended
  • 02-27-2017 - Hearing
  • 02-27-2017 - Rereferred to Committee
  • 02-27-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 02-27-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 02-28-2017 - 2nd Reading Passed
  • 02-28-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Requested
  • 02-28-2017 - Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 03-01-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Received
  • 03-01-2017 - Transmitted to Senate
  • 03-01-2017 - 3rd Reading Passed
  • 03-01-2017 - Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 03-06-2017 - Referred to Committee
  • 03-06-2017 - First Reading
  • 03-08-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Signed
  • 03-09-2017 - Revised Fiscal Note Printed
  • 03-21-2017 - Hearing
  • 03-28-2017 - Tabled in Committee
  • 04-28-2017 - Died in Standing Committee

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
02-24-2017DO PASS AS AMENDEDHouse1330yes
02-27-2017Do PassHouse70291yes
02-28-2017Do PassHouse87130yes
03-01-2017Do PassHouse80200yes

News (1)

Bozeman lawmaker goes after NorthWestern's rates for review - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:04:43 GMT

Montana's 50 state senators will be considering a proposal this month that aims to lower consumer energy prices. It's not the state's big energy monopoly's favorite bill this year. ... Tom Woods' House Bill 475 on a 80-20 vote, sending it to the ...

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