HF2883 and the DE2 Amendment have been removed from the agenda. The Energy Policy Committee will hear an explanation of the legal issues of State of North Dakota, et.al vs. Beverly Heydinger, Public Utilities Commission, et.al.
*HF2834 will become the Energy Omnibus Bill. Amendments are due to Peter.Strohmeier@house.mn by 2 p.m., March 26.
The DE3 is a compilation of bills heard by the Energy Policy Committee and/or scheduled for the March 25 Energy Policy Committee hearing. The DE includes language from HF3110 (Hortman), HF2466 (Selcer), HF2844 (Morgan), HF2884 (Garofalo), HF2375 (Hortman), HF2666 (Garofalo), HF2924 (Garofalo), HF2918 (Morgan), HF2704 (Anderson, S.), and HF2866 (Erickson, R.)
Additional bills may be added.
*HF3205 will be heard for informational purposes.
(Hortman) - Residential customer protections modified pertaining to medically necessary equipment.
(Morgan) - Interconnection of distributed renewable electric generation information collection required.
(Anderson) - Transmission line siting regulated.
(Metsa) - Microenergy loan program modified to include community energy projects.
(Erickson) - Legislative Energy Commission requested to investigate strategies to convert users of propane gas to natural gas or other fuels.
(Hortman) - Community energy efficiency and renewable energy loan program modified, permissible administrative expenses modified for disbursement of supplemental low-income home energy assistance, and weatherization assistance program money appropriated.
(Garofalo) - Commerce Department utilities assessment amount amended; and incremental revenue allocated to develop and maintain a statewide uniform energy conservation reporting system for utilities.
**Amendments are due to Committee Administrator Peter Strohmeier by noon, March 17.
(Garofalo) - Special electric tariff required for charging electric vehicles.
(Garofalo) - Electric power generating plants regulated, and solar generation facilities allowed to be eligible for alternative review.
(Garofalo) - Electric generation facility exception provided to certificate of need requirements.