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SB 338: Theft of Utility Services

GENERAL BILL by Simpson

Theft of Utility Services; Providing additional criminal penalties for utility services wrongfully taken; providing that the person who unlawfully took utility services is liable to the utility for an increased civil penalty subject to the amount of the utility services unlawfully obtained, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2013
Last Action: 4/25/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-30
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities (CU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/16/2013 Senate • Filed
1/18/2013 Senate • Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Criminal Justice; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 28
1/28/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities, 02/05/13, 3:00 pm, 301 Senate Office Building
2/5/2013 Senate • Favorable by Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
2/6/2013 Senate • Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 112
2/11/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/19/13, 9:30 am, 37 Senate Office Building
2/19/2013 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 112
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 112
3/1/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 03/06/13, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/5/2013 Senate • Introduced -SJ 28
3/6/2013 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 157
3/7/2013 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 157
3/18/2013 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/21/13, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/21/2013 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 239
3/22/2013 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 239
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/27/13
3/27/2013 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 267
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/4/2013 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 307
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 307
4/10/2013 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 445
• Received -HJ 445
4/11/2013 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/11/13
• Substituted for HB 191 -HJ 515
• Read 2nd time -HJ 515
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/12/2013 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 592
• Passed; YEAS 90 NAYS 25 -HJ 592
4/18/2013 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 512
4/22/2013 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor -SJ 512
4/24/2013 • Approved by Governor -SJ 579
4/25/2013 • Chapter No. 2013-30