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CS/HB 7109: Florida Public Service Commission

GENERAL BILL by Regulatory Affairs Committee ; Energy and Utilities Subcommittee ; La Rosa ; Peters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Diaz, J. ; Eagle ; Latvala ; Metz ; Sprowls

Florida Public Service Commission; Limits terms of office of PSC commissioners appointed after certain date; requires specified PSC meetings & workshops to be recorded or streamed live; requires specified persons to register as lobbyist if communicating with PSC Nominating Council; revises provisions regarding ex parte communications; requires PSC commissioners to take ethics training; specifies amount of money that may be charged by public utilities for deposits; revises provisions regarding notification of specified customer rates; specifies uses of certain funds received for demand-side renewable energy systems; authorizes the PSC to issue orders to grant issuance of nuclear asset-recovery bonds; creates provisions regarding financing of such bonds.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/11/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-129
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/20/2015 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 279
3/24/2015 House • Referred to Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 295
3/27/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/31/15, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
3/31/2015 House • Favorable by Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 354
• Now in Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 354
4/7/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Regulatory Affairs Committee, 04/09/15, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
4/9/2015 House • CS by- Regulatory Affairs Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 523
4/13/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 522
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
• CS by Regulatory Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 519
4/15/2015 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 545
4/17/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/21/15
4/21/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 627
• Amendment(s) failed (039445, 052613, 082091, 141911, 297903, 403367, 529481, 579271) -HJ 629
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/22/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 673
• CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 673
4/22/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 516
• Received -SJ 516
4/23/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities; Appropriations -SJ 589
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 589
• Substituted for CS/CS/CS/SB 288 -SJ 589
• Read 2nd time -SJ 589
• Amendment(s) adopted (251712, 606844, 620188) -SJ 590
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 621
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 622
4/24/2015 House • In returning messages
4/28/2015 House • Was taken up -HJ 912
• Refused to concur in 3 amendment(s) (251712, 606844, 927036) -HJ 913
• Requested Senate to recede -HJ 913
4/28/2015 Senate • In returning messages
4/29/2015 Senate • Receded from 3 amendment(s) (251712, 606844, 927036) -SJ 761
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 761
4/29/2015 House • Ordered enrolled
5/26/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/10/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/11/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-129