1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 863 as follows:
1.2Page 1, line 15, after "forward" insert "for up to three years" and delete everything
1.3after "percent" and insert "achieved in a single year."
1.4Page 1, delete lines 16 and 17
1.5Page 2, delete section 2 and insert:

1.7The Legislative Energy Commission shall conduct or contract for a study of the
1.8conservation improvement program under section 216B.241 that examines, at a minimum,
1.9the following issues:
1.10(1) the proper allocation of energy savings resulting from utility or third party
1.11conservation activities, especially consumer education programs designed to change
1.12consumer behavior;
1.13(2) the use of a third party to develop or implement, in whole or in part, a utility's
1.14conservation improvement program;
1.15(3) allowing a utility to make conservation investments outside its service area if
1.16statewide aggregate energy savings increase as a result;
1.17(4) the benefits and costs of, and the barriers, including data privacy issues, to,
1.18the timely provision by utilities to customers or third parties of individual customer
1.19consumption data in electronic format that is designed to assist customers to improve
1.20energy efficiency; and
1.21(5) the use of rate structures, including increasing block rates, to encourage energy
1.23Page 3, line 6, delete "Section 1 is" and insert "Sections 1 and 2 are"