Senate Bill Introductions

SB 2008: A bill to provide appropriations for the Public Service Commission.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to Senate Appropriations. Set for hearing 1/9/23. Re-set for hearing 1/19/23.

SB 2047: A bill clarifying that Judiciary workgroups are not a “meeting” subject to open meeting rules.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to Senate Judiciary. Set for hearing 1/10/23. Committee reports Do Pass as amended (7-0) 1/11/23. Passed Senate (46-0) 1/13/23; referred to House Judiciary.

SB 2063: A bill authorizing appropriations to administer the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure program grants.
Status: Pre-filed bill; referred to Senate Transportation. Set for hearing 1/5/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (4-1) 1/23/23; re-referred to Senate Appropriations. Set for hearing 1/30/23.

SB 2113: A bill to create a flexible transportation fund to receive federal funds and to make grants.
Status: Introduced 1/3/23; referred to Senate Transportation Committee. Hearing set for 1/5/23. Committee recommends Do Pass as amended (5-0) 1/10/23. Passed Senate (46-0) 1/12/23. Referred to House Transportation.

SB 2137: A bill to add a representative of the solar industry to the state energy policy commission.
Status: Introduced 1/3/23; referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/19/23. Committee recommends Do NOT Pass (6-0) 1/20/23. Failed to pass Senate (16-31) 1/23/23.

SB 2161: A bill to add funding to the State Energy Research Center Fund.
Status: Introduced 1/6/23; referred to Senate Energy ad Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/19/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (6-0) 1/20/23. Referred to Senate Appropriations. Set for hearing 2/2/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (16-0) 2/2/23.

SB 2165: Updating the duties of the state Energy Policy Commission, placing reliability, resiliency and affordability as a priority for the Commission.
Status: Introduced 1/9/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Set for hearing 1/19/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (5-0) 2/2/23; re-referred to Appropriations.

SB 2192: A bill to fund and interim study on the impacts of term limits on the legislative assembly.
Status: Introduced 1/10/23; referred to Senate Judiciary. Set for hearing 1/18/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (7-0) 1/18/23. Passed Senate (47-0) 1/19/23. Referred to House Judiciary.

SB 2209: Prohibiting a carbon dioxide pipeline project from using the right of eminent domain unless receiving consent for the project from 85% of the impacted landowners.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Set for hearing 1/27/23.

SB 2212: Exempting carbon dioxide pipeline from using eminent domain.
Status: Introduced 1/11/23; referred to Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Set for hearing 1/27/23.

SB 2251: Requiring landowners’ written consent before a party may enter and survey property for condemnation.
Status: Introduced 1/13/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/26/23.

SB 2261: A bill clarifying that any lien associated with a wind project are treated as upon the wind turbine, and not on the underlying property.
Status: Introduced 1/13/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/2/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (5-0) 2/2/23.

SB 2289: Expanding the jurisdiction of the interim Energy Development and Transmission committee to consider resource adequacy of the electric system.
Status: Introduced 1/16/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 2/2/23. Committee recommends Do Pass (5-0) 2/2/23.

SB 2313: 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 1/26/23.

SB 2314: Prohibiting pipelines from using eminent domain, unless 85% of impacted owners consent.
Status: Introduced 1/16/23; referred to Energy and Natural Resources. Set for hearing 1/27/23.


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