Montana - SB78 - 2017

Revise reimbursement of net metered generators

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-03-2017
Updated On: 04-27-2017
Status: Failed
Primary Sponsor: Keith Regier (Republican)





Actions (31)

  • 11-14-2016 - (C) Draft Request Received
  • 11-22-2016 - (C) Draft to Requester for Review
  • 11-28-2016 - (C) Draft to Requester for Review
  • 12-08-2016 - (C) Draft in Legal Review
  • 12-11-2016 - (C) Draft in Edit
  • 12-13-2016 - (C) Draft in Input/Proofing
  • 12-13-2016 - (C) Draft to Drafter - Edit Review [CMD]
  • 12-14-2016 - (C) Draft in Assembly
  • 12-14-2016 - (C) Executive Director Review
  • 12-14-2016 - (C) Bill Draft Text Available Electronically
  • 12-14-2016 - (C) Draft in Final Drafter Review
  • 12-16-2016 - (C) Executive Director Final Review
  • 01-03-2017 - (C) Draft Delivered to Requester
  • 01-04-2017 - (C) Introduced Bill Text Available Electronically
  • 01-04-2017 - (S) First Reading
  • 01-04-2017 - (S) Referred to Committee (S) Energy and Telecommunications
  • 01-04-2017 - (S) Introduced
  • 01-26-2017 - (S) Hearing (S) Energy and Telecommunications
  • 02-09-2017 - (S) Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as Amended (S) Energy and Telecommunications
  • 02-10-2017 - (C) Printed - New Version Available
  • 02-10-2017 - (S) Committee Report--Bill Passed as Amended (S) Energy and Telecommunications
  • 02-15-2017 - (S) 2nd Reading Passed
  • 02-15-2017 - (S) Scheduled for 2nd Reading
  • 02-16-2017 - (S) Transmitted to House
  • 02-16-2017 - (S) 3rd Reading Passed
  • 02-16-2017 - (S) Scheduled for 3rd Reading
  • 02-18-2017 - (H) Referred to Committee (H) Energy, Technology, and Federal Relations
  • 02-18-2017 - (H) First Reading
  • 03-08-2017 - (H) Hearing (H) Energy, Technology, and Federal Relations
  • 04-03-2017 - (H) Tabled in Committee (H) Energy, Technology, and Federal Relations
  • 04-28-2017 - (H) Died in Standing Committee (H) Energy, Technology, and Federal Relations

Votes (3)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
02-09-2017(S) Energy and Telecommunications Committee Executive Action--Bill Passed as AmendedSenate850yes
02-15-2017(S) 2nd Reading PassedSenate33161yes
02-16-2017(S) 3rd Reading PassedSenate30191yes

News (3)

'Solar Guy' Shines A Light On Renewable Energy - MTPR
Published by mtpr.org
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 02:27:27 GMT

Back at the brewery in Kalispell, Brad Van Wert, AKA Solar Guy, says he supports this legislation. "We're gonna push for a "jobs and freedom package" that's good for Montana that allows this industry to grow," he says. House Bill 504 - the “jobs and ...

Last stand for Community Renewable Energy Projects? - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Published by bozemandailychronicle.com
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:02:31 GMT

The main sticking point is the ownership rule. By law, CREPs must be owned by Montana residents, local organizations or business entities in which at least half of the “equity interests, income interests and voting interests are owned by Montana ...

Proposed electric rate change gets static - Great Falls Tribune
Published by greatfallstribune.com
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 01:16:38 GMT

HELENA — People who generate their own electricity told a Senate panel on Thursday that a proposed bill was unfair as it would let utilities pay them a wholesale net-metering price instead of a retail price for their extra energy and could hurt their ...