Florida Senate - 2013 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT Bill No. CS for SB 1472 Barcode 713900 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House Comm: RCS . 04/16/2013 . . . . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— The Committee on Community Affairs (Latvala and Simpson) recommended the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 102 - 117 4 and insert: 5 b. The projected costs for the plant are reasonable and 6 prudent. 7 (d) After a utility obtains approval to proceed with post 8 licensing or post-certification preconstruction work, it must 9 petition the commission for approval of any preconstruction 10 materials or equipment purchases that exceed 1 percent of the 11 total projected cost for the project. 12 (e) A utility must petition the commission for approval 13 before beginning the construction phase. 14 1. The only costs that a utility that has obtained 15 commission approval may recover before beginning construction 16 work are those that are previously approved or necessary to 17 maintain the license or certification. 18 2. In order for the commission to approve proceeding with 19 construction on a plant, it must determine that: 20 a. There is still a need for the plant; and 21 b. The projected costs for the plant are reasonable and 22 prudent.