Minnesota - HF1487 - 2017

Law that wind easements, options, and leases do not expire after seven years if the project does not begin commercial operation effective date delayed.

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Added On: 01-26-2017
Updated On: 02-19-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Paul H. Anderson (Republican)

Companion Bills (1)

Actions (1)

  • 02-20-2017 - Introduction and first reading, referred to Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance

News (2)

New power utility bill sparks concern in Nelson County - The Charlottesville Newsplex
Published by newsplex.com
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:02:43 GMT

HB 1766 got overwhelming support in the House Tuesday, passing with a 67-30 vote. The bill amends part of the Utility Facilities Act in Virginia. Under the bill, the only approval a power utility would need to get in order to build a transmission line ...

Virginia lawmakers advance transmission bill allowing utilities to skirt local zoning regulations - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:03:56 GMT

Virginia's House of Delegates has advanced a bill (H.B. 1766) that would ease the siting of transmission lines, a measure specifically aimed at helping Appalachian Power install local equipment. The measure would allow the "associated facilities ...