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SB 1248: Water and Wastewater Utilities


Water and Wastewater Utilities; Prohibiting a county from providing water or sewer services to an unincorporated area if a municipality is authorized to provide such services to the unincorporated area pursuant to a franchise agreement with a county or by a county resolution or ordinance; specifying that the corporate powers of a municipality do not apply to the unincorporated areas of a county without the county’s express consent; limiting the amount of water and sewer utility rates, fees, and charges that a municipality may impose on consumers outside of the municipality’s boundaries. etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Community Affairs
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Environmental Preservation and Conservation (EP)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/25/2014 Senate • Filed
    2/28/2014 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Environmental Preservation and Conservation; Rules -SJ 101
    3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
    5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Community Affairs

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  • SB 1248, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/25/2014 at 1:36 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 813 Water and Wastewater Utilities Mayfield Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Energy and Utilities Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (EUS)

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    153.03 General grant of power. Page 2 (pdf)
    180.02 Powers of municipalities. Page 8 (pdf)
    180.191 Limitation on rates charged consumer outside city limits. Page 8 (pdf)
    367.022 Exemptions. Page 11 (pdf)
    367.071 Sale, assignment, or transfer of certificate of authorization, facilities, or control. Page 11 (pdf)

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