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HB 447: Public Service Commission


Public Service Commission; Provides for nonpartisan election of commissioners; limits number of years that commissioners may serve; requires PSC to consult with Public Counsel before ruling on any change of rates; prohibits candidates for office of commissioner from accepting contributions from certain entities; prohibits commissioners from accepting employment at certain business entities until specified time has passed after leaving office.

Effective Date: 7/1/2013
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/22/2013 House • Filed
    1/30/2013 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Ethics and Elections Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 54
    3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 54
    5/3/2013 House • Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee

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  • HB 447, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/22/2013 at 10:24 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1744 Public Service Commission Bullard Identical Last Action: 5/3/2013 S Died in Communications, Energy, and Public Utilities
    Location: In committee/council (CU)

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.324 Procedures on complaints of violations; public records and meeting exemptions. Page 2 (pdf)
    350.001 Legislative intent. Page 2 (pdf)
    350.01 Florida Public Service Commission; terms of commissioners; vacancies; election and duties of chair; quorum; proceedings. Page 3 (pdf)
    350.031 Florida Public Service Commission Nominating Council. Page 12 (pdf)
    350.041 Commissioners; standards of conduct. Page 7 (pdf)
    350.042 Ex parte communications. Page 8 (pdf)
    350.043 Enforcement and interpretation. Page 9 (pdf)
    350.0605 Former commissioners and employees; representation of clients before commission. Page 9 (pdf)
    350.0611 Public Counsel; duties and powers. Page 10 (pdf)

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