House Bill Introductions

HB 1067: This bill would exempt certain information from the Regional Transmission Organizations shared with the ND Public Service Commission from public records.
Status: Pre-filed bill by House Energy and Natural Resources. Hearing set 1/12/23. Committee reports Do Pass (13-0) 1/12/23. Passed House (91-0) 1/16/23. Referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources.

HB 1081: A bill to require an interim study of the taxing of electric vehicles as a replacement for the gas tax.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to House Transportation. Set for hearing 1/5/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (13-1) 1/6/23. Passed House (92-1) 1/9/23; referred to Senate Transportation Committee.

HB 1097: A bill to streamline the process for adjusting transmission line routing and siting.
Status: Pre-filed bill by House Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/12/23. Committee reports Do Pass (12-0) 1/12/23. Passed House (91-0) 1/16/23. Referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources.

HB 1102: A bill to grant state agencies the authority to acquire and administer federal transportation-related grants.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to House Transportation. Set for hearing 1/6/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (14-0) 1/13/23. Passed House (92-1) 1/17/23. Referred to Senate Transportation.

HB 1103: A bill to provide the state Department of Transportation matching funds related to the awarding of grants under the federal IIJA.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to House Transportation. Set for hearing 1/6/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (14-0) 1/24/23. Re-referred to House Appropriations; set for hearing 2/1/23. Committee recommends Do NOT Pass (22-0) 2/1/23.

HB 1124: A bill to prohibit local governments from banning natural gas use.
Status: Introduced 1/4/23. Referred to House Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/19/23. Committee recommends Do NOT Pass (12-0) 1/31/23. (See HB 1234). Failed to pass House (14-79) 2/1/23.

HB 1198: A bill to require persons making an open record request to provide their name and contact information.
Status: Introduced 1/9/23; referred to House Government and Veterans Affairs. Set for hearing 1/26/23.

HB 1230: A bill to fine persons willfully submitting a petition for initiated measure known to have invalid signatures.
Status: Introduced 1/10/23; referred to House Judiciary. Set for hearing 1/16/23.

HB 1234: A bill to prohibit cities from connecting or reconnecting utility services due to the type of fuel source.
Status: Introduced 1/10/23; referred to House Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/20/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (12-0) 1/31/23. Passed House (93-0) 2/1/23. Referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources.

HB 1248: A bill providing for an interim study of property tax restructuring.
Status: Introduced 1/10/23; referred to House Finance and Taxation. Set for hearing 1/16/23. Committee reports Do Pass (10-2) 1/23/23. Passed House (93-0) 1/24/23; referred to Senate Finance and Taxation.

HB 1310: A bill regulating EV charging stations at condominiums.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to House Industry, Business and Labor. Referred to House Industry, Business and Labor; set for hearing 1/24/23. Set for hearing 1/24/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (11-0) 2/1/23.

HB 1315: A bill to add an evaluation of reliability and affordability before the granting of routing/siting permits.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to House Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/2/23.

HB 1324: A bill setting forth the secretary of state procedure for determining valid signatures on a ballot petition.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to House Government and Veterans Affairs. Set for hearing 1/27/23.

HB 1353: A bill to fund an interim study on the impacts of an electromagnetic pulse on the state’s electric grid.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to House Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/27/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (13-0) 1/30/23. Passed House (92-0) 1/31/23. Referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources.

HF 1368: A bill to prohibit political subdivisions from contracting with a company that boycotts Israel.
Status: Introduced 1/12/23; referred to Industry, Business & Labor. Set for hearing 1/23/23. Re-referred to Government and Veterans Affairs; set for hearing 2/2/23. Rescheduled for hearing 2/7/23.

HB 1374: A bill to prohibit the state and state agencies from competing with private industry.
Status: Introduced 1/13/23; referred to Industry, Business and Labor. Hearing set 1/23/23. Committee recommends Do NOT Pass (13-0) 1/31/23; re-referred to Industry, Business and Labor.

HB 1384: A bill for an automatic inflator of 33% for damages due to any eminent domain proceeding.
Status: Introduced 1/16/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/9/23.

HB 1429: A bill to prohibit political subdivisions from contracting with companies that boycott energy, mining, and production agriculture.
Status: Introduced 1/17/23; referred to Industry, Business, and Labor. Set for hearing 1/23/23.

HB 1452: A bill to impose a tax on contributions to political campaigns/ballot measures from persons/companies located out of state.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Finance and Taxation. Set for hearing 1/31/23.

HB 1466: Allowing the recovery of attorney fees in eminent domain proceedings at both the court and administrative proceedings level.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/9/23.

HB 1469: A bill requiring that before public funds are invested, that a list of considerations—including issues regarding social, political and foreign ownership—be considered.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Industry, Business and Labor.

HB 1485: A bill to clarify the jurisdiction and enforcement authority of the state Ethics Commission.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Industry, Business and Labor. Set for hearing 2/1/23.

HB 1503: A bill to prohibit foreign ownership of property in ND.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Judiciary. Re-referred to Agriculture; set for hearing 2/3/23.

HB 1512: A bill requiring any entity proposing an energy generating facility, to give notice to the County/Counties it will be built in. The County/Counties shall have hearings and can designate an area, upon petition by a certain percentage of landowners, an exclusion area—which prohibits the building of energy conversion/generation facilities.
Status: Introduced 1/18/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/2/23.


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