House Concurrent Resolution 115

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Last Action to Natural Resources & Energy (S)
Title A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION urging Congress to establish a moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants and to eliminate subsidies for renewable energy sources.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1006
Sponsors J. Blanton, M. Castlen, D. Bentley, T. Couch, C. Fugate, M. Prunty
Summary of Original Version Urge Congress to establish a moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants and to eliminate subsidies for renewable energy sources.
Index Headings of Original Version Coal - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Energy - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Oil and Natural Gas - Elimination of subsidies for renewable energy or establish subsidies for fossil fuels, urging
Public Utilities - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2
Votes Vote History

Actions

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01/30/18
  • introduced in House
02/01/18
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (H)
02/05/18
  • posted in committee
03/01/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
03/02/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/06/18
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 7, 2018
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2-title) filed to Bill
03/13/18
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 69-16 with Committee Substitute and committee amendment (1-title)
03/14/18
  • received in Senate
03/15/18
  • to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions to urge Congress to establish a temporary moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants and to eliminate subsidies for renewable energy sources to create a level playing field for all energy sectors or in the alternative to establish similar subsidies for fossil fuel sources.
Index Headings Coal - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Energy - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Oil and Natural Gas - Elimination of subsidies for renewable energy or establish subsidies for fossil fuels, urging
Public Utilities - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Gooch Jr.
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Coal - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Energy - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Oil and Natural Gas - Elimination of subsidies for renewable energy or establish subsidies for fossil fuels, urging
Public Utilities - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Delete provisions of HCR 115/HCS 1; add a renewable energy portfolio standard that will be developed by the Energy and Environment Cabinet through administrative regulation; determine whether biomass is eligible for renewable energy use; urge the Kentucky Public Service Commission to voluntarily increase energy from renewable resources; provide dates and percentage contribution of renewables; encourage submission of annual reports on actions taken by retail electric suppliers to obtain renewable energy sources and the Public Service Commission to create a form of submission for information to prepare an annual report on renewable energy use in Kentucky; encourage utilities to undertake energy efficiency measures and programs that include low income customers and include information in the annual report; urge the Kentucky Public Service Commission to develop guidelines for a tariff for interconnection with generating facilities for renewable energy sources that include rates, terms, and duration of contract.
Index Headings Coal - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Energy - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Oil and Natural Gas - Elimination of subsidies for renewable energy or establish subsidies for fossil fuels, urging
Public Utilities - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Coal - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Energy - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue
Oil and Natural Gas - Elimination of subsidies for renewable energy or establish subsidies for fossil fuels, urging
Public Utilities - Moratorium on closing coal-fired electric plants, urging Congress to issue

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