Florida - HB 7071 - 2017

Relating to utility regulation; amending s. 120.80, F.S.; providing that specified agency statements are subject to rulemaking requirements under chapter 120; exempting such rules from legislative ratification requirements if adopted within a designated period of time; amending s. 350.01, F.S.; revising the terms for public service commissioners; specifying the methods for filling vacancies to the Florida Public Service Commission; prohibiting a commissioner appointed after a certain date from serving more than two consecutive terms; prohibiting a state legislator from serving on the commission for a specified period after leaving legislative office; requiring the commission to hold annual customer service meetings in specified locations; amending s. 350.031, F.S.; creating districts for purposes of specifying districts in which commissioners must reside to fill certain vacancies...

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Added On: 04-06-2017
Updated On: 06-03-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor:

Actions (8)

  • 03-14-2017 - Introduced
  • 03-14-2017 - Filed
  • 03-21-2017 - Referred to Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; Commerce Committee
  • 03-31-2017 - On Committee agenda-- Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/04/17, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
  • 04-04-2017 - Favorable by Government Operations and Technology Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 2
  • 04-04-2017 - Now in Commerce Committee
  • 05-05-2017 - Died in Commerce Committee
  • 05-05-2017 - Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration

Votes (2)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
03-08-2017Favorable (Energy & Utilities Subcommittee)House1122yes
04-04-2017Favorable (Government Operations & Technology Appropriations Subcommittee)House1023yes

News (1)

Bill to reform public utilities advances in House committee - SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Published by saintpetersblog.com
Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:52:07 GMT

Legislation that would bring new measures of accountability to Florida's Public Service Commission passed a House Committee on Tuesday. Pinellas Republican Kathleen Peters's bill (HB 7071) would create performance-based incentives for utilities by ...