Minnesota - HF113 - 2017

Natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant construction and operation authorized.

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Infrastructure

Added On: 01-26-2017
Updated On: 10-30-2018
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Jim Newberger (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (27)

  • 01-09-2017 - Introduction and first reading, referred to Job Growth and Energy Affordability Policy and Finance
  • 01-17-2017 - Author added Lucero.
  • 01-19-2017 - Second reading
  • 01-19-2017 - Committee report, to adopt as amended
  • 02-09-2017 - Bill was passed vote: 77-51
  • 02-09-2017 - Amendments offered
  • 02-09-2017 - Third reading
  • 02-09-2017 - House rule 1.21, placed on Calendar for the Day Thursday, February 9, 2017
  • 02-13-2017 - Referred to Rules and Administration for comparison with SF85, now on General Orders
  • 02-13-2017 - Introduction and first reading
  • 02-13-2017 - Received from House
  • 02-15-2017 - Second reading
  • 02-15-2017 - Comm report: Rule 45-amend, subst. General Orders SF85
  • 02-15-2017 - Author added O'Neill.
  • 02-16-2017 - Third reading Passed vote: 39-25
  • 02-16-2017 - Special Order
  • 02-20-2017 - House rule 1.15 (c), message requesting concurrence received
  • 02-23-2017 - Bill was repassed as amended by the Senate vote: 80-45
  • 02-23-2017 - Motion to concur with Senate amendments
  • 02-23-2017 - Motion prevailed
  • 02-23-2017 - Third reading as amended by the Senate
  • 02-23-2017 - Returned from Senate with amendment
  • 02-23-2017 - House concurred and repassed bill
  • 02-27-2017 - Presented to Governor
  • 02-28-2017 - Governor's action Approval
  • 02-28-2017 - Secretary of State, Filed
  • 03-01-2017 - Secretary of State Chapter 5 02/28/17

Votes (4)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
02-09-2017House: AmendmentHouse58690no
02-09-2017House: PassageHouse77510yes
02-16-2017Senate: Third reading PassedSenate29350no
02-23-2017House: RepassageHouse80450yes

Sponsors (3)

News (2)

Republican lawmakers propose changes to Minnesota PUC operations - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 16:19:01 GMT

Republican lawmakers in Minnesota have proposed a half dozen bills that would change operations at the Public Utilities Commission, but local activists are alarmed the changes would remove the commission's authority and allow energy projects to move ...

Xcel natural gas plant bill gets new momentum from House, Dayton - Minnesota Public Radio News (blog)
Published by blogs.mprnews.org
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 01:56:52 GMT

Meanwhile, the Minnesota House passed its version of the Xcel natural gas bill on a 77-51 vote. The bill's sponsor, Republican Rep. Jim Newberger of Becker, said the PUC acknowledged a natural gas plant was needed. He said it's time to bring certainty ...