House Bill Introductions

HF 2279 (formerly HSB HSB 555): A bill to add nuclear and energy storage to the definition of “alternate energy production facility.” It also changes the capital investment reporting threshold for public utility affiliates to a flat $250,000. See also companion bill SSB 3075.
Status: Introduced 1/11/24 Referred to Commerce 1/11/24. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 1/11/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/23/24. Passed committee (23-0) 1/30/24.

HF 2331: A bill relating to budgeted, but unspent funds in a gas or electric utility’s energy efficiency plan.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/6/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.

HF 2361: A bill providing for the review of eminent domain proceedings by the legislature.
Status: Introduced and referred to Judiciary 2/7/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.

HF 2387: A bill limiting the collection of the excise tax on electric fuel.
Status: Introduced and referred to Ways and Means 2/8/24.

HF 2450 (formerly HSB 622): A bill relating to economic development and energy shortages, including a state energy plan. See also companion bill SSB 3109.
Status: Introduced 1/29/24. Referred to Economic Growth and Technology 1/29/24. Referred to Economic Growth and Technology subcommittee 1/29/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/31/24. Passed committee (19-2) 2/7/24.

HF 2522 (formerly HSB 608): A bill providing for the review of the use of eminent domain by the legislature and the judiciary.
Status: Introduced 1/24/24. Referred to Judiciary 1/24/24. Referred to Judiciary subcommittee 1/24/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/31/24. Passed committee (18-1) 2/13/24.

HF 2526: A bill establishing an energy policy interim study committee to review energy needs and make policy recommendations.
Status: Introduced 2/15/24. Failed to meet first funnel deadline 2/15/24.

HF 2539 (formerly HF 2062): : A bill increasing penalties for violations of open meetings and open records requirements.
Status: Introduced 1/17/27. Referred to State Government 1/17/24. Referred to State Government subcommittee 1/18/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/24/24. Passed committee (22-1) 2/13/24.

HF 2551 (formerly HSB 698) – A bill that establishes a right of first refusal for incumbent transmission owners retroactively to 2020.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/12/24. Passed subcommittee (2-1) 2/13/24. Passed committee (17-5) 2/13/24.

HF 2554 (formerly HSB 658): A bill that expands advanced ratemaking principles to include nuclear generation, dual fuel generation, and energy storage. It also introduces integrated resource plans as a part of an advanced ratemaking proceeding and authorizes a study on ratemaking by the IUB.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 2/6/24. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 2/6/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 2/8/24. Passed committee (16-6) 2/13/24.

HSB 538: A bill relating to required timing for notices regarding underground facility excavations.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce 1/9/24. Referred to Commerce subcommittee 1/9/24. Passed subcommittee (3-0) 1/24/24. Passed committee (22-0) 2/13/24.


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