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HB 733: Government-Owned Utilities


Government-Owned Utilities; Revises conditions for county to furnish certain utility facilities to property being furnished like facilities by municipality; provides that certain corporate powers of municipality relating to utility facilities do not extend or apply within unincorporated areas of county without consent of board of county commissioners of such county; revises provisions relating to jurisdiction of PSC public utilities providing electricity or gas; revises definition of term "public utility" to include municipalities that supply electricity or gas outside of their incorporated limits; revises provisions relating to regulation by commission of water & wastewater utilities; requires that municipal utility that sells water or wastewater utility service outside of its incorporated limits be regulated.

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

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2013 House • Filed
2/20/2013 House • Referred to Energy and Utilities Subcommittee; Local and Federal Affairs Committee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Regulatory Affairs Committee -HJ 77
3/5/2013 House • Introduced -HJ 77
5/3/2013 House • Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee