House Bill 211

Actions | Amendments
Last Action floor amendment (8) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (7) and (9-title) filed
Title AN ACT relating to energy and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 1012
Sponsors T. Thompson, J. Gooch Jr., J. Arnold Jr., C. Embry Jr., J. Glenn, K. Hall, B. Waide
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 278.010 to create a definition for "large industrial consumer of electricity" and "load factor"; amend KRS 278.018 to allow large industrial consumers of electricity to purchase electricity from any person and require retail electric suppliers to provide electricity to large industrial consumer or person seeking to provide electricity to a large industrial consumer of electricity; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
House Floor Amendment 3
House Floor Amendment 4
House Floor Amendment 5
House Floor Amendment 6
House Floor Amendment 7
House Floor Amendment 8
House Floor Amendment 9

Actions

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02/05/13
  • introduced in House
02/06/13
  • to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
  • posting waived
02/07/13
  • posted in committee
02/19/13
  • taken from Natural Resources & Environment (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
02/20/13
  • taken from Natural Resources & Environment (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Natural Resources & Environment (H)
02/21/13
  • reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute
02/22/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2013
02/25/13
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
02/26/13
  • floor amendments (2) and (4) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed
03/06/13
  • floor amendment (6) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (5) filed
03/07/13
  • 3rd reading
  • returned to the Orders of the Day
03/11/13
  • floor amendment (8) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendments (7) and (9-title) filed

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original provisions of HB 211; add definition for "independent transmission system operator or ISO"; require large industrial consumers of electricity to reimburse the utility for annual costs charged to the utility by the ISO; delete provision that existing retail electric supplier retain its obligation to maintain transmission and distribution facilities for delivery of electricity to large consumers; require if a large consumer purchases electricity from another person, other than its incumbent retail electric supplier, the retail electric supplier shall have no further obligation to sell electricity to that consumer.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor S. Rudy
Summary Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 278.600 to revise definitions for nuclear power facilities; repeal KRS 278.605; amend KRS 278.610 to conform.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor B. Linder
Summary Retain original provisions, with the following changes: delete the requirement for reimbursement of annual generation and transmission costs charged to a utility by an ISO; establish the "customer protection from stranded costs assistance fund" in the State Treasury, consisting primarily of transfers of certain single-county account Local Government Economic Development Fund moneys, to be administered by the Public Service Commission for the purpose of helping to protect ratepayers from incurring rate increases to cover the stranded costs of a retail electric utility caused by the election of a large industrial consumer of electricity to purchase electricity from another source, and which are not otherwise reimbursed or covered by that electing consumer.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor B. Linder
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 4
Sponsor J. Adams
Summary Require large industrial consumer of electricity to reimburse the existing retail electric supplier for stranded costs and for costs of regional transmission organization's requirements; authorize PSC to intercede where no agreement on amount or terms.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 5
Sponsor T. Thompson
Summary Delete original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 278 to establish a special rate tariff program to be administered by the Public Service Commission, under which certain serving utilities are required to serve the electrical requirements of a qualifying large industrial consumer of electricity customer at a special rate as determined by the commission in a special rate tariff proceeding; define terms; provide various terms and conditions for the special rate program; create new sections of KRS Chapter 143 to create a coal severance and processing tax credit to be provided to taxpayers supplying coal to a utility subject to a special rate tariff, not to exceed 50% of the taxpayer's liability, effective for taxable years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2013; require that certain payments be made to the utility from taxpayers receiving the credit, which will assist with mitigating any revenue shortfalls occasioned by the special rate tariff requirement; provide terms and conditions for the tax credit, including that any credit claimed is deemed to reduce only the state general fund portion of a taxpayer's severance tax liability, not affecting the portion of revenues transferred to the Local Government Economic Development and Assistance Funds for allocation to local governments; state short title of the bill; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 6
Sponsor T. Thompson
Summary Delete original provisions; create new sections of KRS Chapter 278 to establish a special rate tariff program to be administered by the Public Service Commission, under which certain serving utilities are required to serve the electrical requirements of a qualifying large industrial consumer of electricity customer at a special rate as determined by the commission in a special rate tariff proceeding; define terms; provide various terms and conditions for the special rate program; create new sections of KRS Chapter 143 to create a coal severance and processing tax credit to be provided to taxpayers supplying coal to a utility subject to a special rate tariff, not to exceed 50% of the taxpayer's liability, effective for taxable years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2013; require that certain payments be made to the utility from taxpayers receiving the credit, which will assist with mitigating any revenue shortfalls occasioned by the special rate tariff requirement; provide terms and conditions for the tax credit, including that any credit claimed is deemed to reduce only the state general fund portion of a taxpayer's severance tax liability, not affecting the portion of revenues transferred to the Local Government Economic Development and Assistance Funds for allocation to local governments; state short title of the bill; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 7
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor L. Combs
Summary Retain original provisions and create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant; create the Kentucky Coal County District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student and institutional eligibility for scholarships and grants; define the maximum grant amounts; require the authority to make an annual report on the program and a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 8
Piggyback? Yes
Sponsor L. Combs
Summary Retain original provisions and create a new section of KRS Chapter 164 to establish the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Program to include the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Scholarship and the Kentucky Coal County College Completion Student Services Grant; create the Kentucky Coal County District to include coal-producing counties as defined in KRS 42.4592(1)(c); direct the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority to administer the program; define student and institutional eligibility for scholarships and grants; define the maximum grant amounts; require the authority to make an annual report on the program and a program evaluation every four years; fund the program with amounts appropriated from coal severance tax receipts in the biennial budget; APPROPRIATION.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

Amendment House Floor Amendment 9
Sponsor L. Combs
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Economic Development - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Effective Dates, Emergency - Industrial consumer of electricity, removal of purchase regulations
Energy - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases
Local Mandate - Electricity, large industrial consumer of, nonregulated purchases

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