Nebraska - LB657 - 2017

Adopt the Retail Electricity Transparency Act

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Added On: 04-11-2017
Updated On: 01-17-2017
Status: Introduced
Primary Sponsor: Justin Wayne

Actions (4)

  • 01-18-2017 - Date of introduction
  • 01-20-2017 - Referred to Natural Resources Committee
  • 01-24-2017 - Notice of hearing for February 16, 2017
  • 03-08-2017 - Indefinitely postponed

News (3)

Omaha Sen. Justin Wayne seeks transparency from power companies - Omaha World-Herald
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 07:02:52 GMT

After a three-hour hearing on a bill that would open up Nebraska's publicly owned electric generators to private competition, the Legislature's Natural Resources Committee late Thursday changed gears to hear testimony on Legislative Bill 657, the ...

Lawmakers kill bill allowing private energy developers to compete in Nebraska's public power-only market - Omaha World-Herald
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Tue, 07 Mar 2017 19:08:16 GMT

LINCOLN — A legislative committee voted Tuesday to kill a proposal that would allow private energy developers to enter Nebraska's unique public power-only market. The Legislature's Natural Resources Committee voted unanimously to indefinitely ...

Nebraska lawmakers introduce bills that would end public power companies' monopoly, use of eminent domain - Omaha World-Herald
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 06:03:47 GMT

Under LB 657, ratepayers' monthly bills would be “unbundled,” meaning power providers would provide separate cost breakdowns for major components of bills, including charges covering energy, transmission and administrative costs. Language in the bill ...