House Bill Introductions

HB 1010: Requires customer consent before installing a smart meter.
Status: This bill was withdrawn at the request of the sponsor.

HB 1034: Requires hydrogen pipelines be permitted by the PUC.
Status: Introduced and referred to House Commerce 1/9/24. Passed committee 1/12/24. Passed House 66-3 1/16/24. Referred to Senate Commerce 1/17/24. Passed committee 5-3 1/30/24. Passed the Senate 27-5 2/8/24. Signed by the Governor 2/20/24.

HB 1037: Require the producers of wind and solar energy infrastructure to implement or participate in a wind and solar energy infrastructure stewardship program.
Status: This bill was withdrawn at the request of the sponsor.

HB 1052: Increases the application fee for energy conversion and transmission projects.
Status: Introduced and referred to House State Affairs 1/9/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 1/12/24.

HB 1053: Establishes term limits for PUC Commissioners.
Status: Introduced and referred to House State Affairs 1/9/24. Deferred to 41st Legislative Day 1/17/24.

HB 1071: Revises the Governor’s authority to enter into agreements with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Status: Introduced and referred to House State Affairs 1/9/24. Passed committee 12-1 1/17/24. Referred to Senate Commerce and Energy Committee 1/19/24. Passed Senate Commerce and Energy Committee 8-1 2/22/24. Passed Senate 29-3 2/26/24.

HB 1079: Requires landowner permission or siting permit before surveys can be conducted.
Status: Introduced and referred to House Commerce and Energy 1/12/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 1/19/24.

HB 1185: Amends provisions regarding entry on private property for examination and survey of a project requiring a siting permit.
Status: Introduced and referred to the House State Affairs Committee 1/25/24. Re-referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/29/24. Passed committee as amended (1185A) 10-1 2/5/24. Passed the House 47-17 2/8/24. Amended (HB 1185E) and Passed Senate Commerce 8-1 2/29/24.

HB 1186: Defines the requirements for granting a carbon pipeline easement.
Status: Introduced and referred to the House State Affairs Committee 1/25/24. Re-referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/29/24. Passed committee as amended (1186A) 8-3 2/5/24. Passed the House 40-24 2/8/24. Amended (HB 1186G) and Passed Senate Commerce 7-2 2/29/24.

HB 1190: Identifies public use criteria for purposes of condemnation proceedings.
Status: Introduced and referred to the House State Affairs Committee 1/25/24. Re-referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/29/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 2/5/24.

HB 1193: Requires siting permits be filed with condemnation petitions.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/29/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 2/5/24.

HB 1200: Increases the minimum fee required with an application for construction of an energy conversion and transmission facility.
Status: Introduced and referred to State Affairs 1/29/24. Passed the committee as amended 13-0 2/2/24. Passed House on consent calendar 66-1 2/6/24. Referred to Senate State Affairs 2/7/24. Amended (HB 1200B) and Passed Senate State Affairs 8-1 2/28/24.

HB 1203: Clarifies references to court in condemnation process.
Status
: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/30/24. Passed committee 8-3 2/5/24. Passed the House 61-3 2/8/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day by Senate Commerce 6-3 2/29/24.

HB 1219: Prohibits the exercise of eminent domain for the construction of pipelines carrying carbon oxide.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/31/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 7-6 2/12/24. The House smoked out the bill – an order for the committee to deliver the bill to the floor for consideration by the full chamber. The House Commerce and Energy Committee voted 7-6 to deliver the bill to the House without recommendation 2/14/24. House on a 32-36 vote failed to calendar the bill 2/20/24.

HB 1243: Extends deadlines for action by the Public Utilities Commission upon the request of any party.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/31/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 8-5 2/12/24.

HB 1246: Establishes a pre-condemnation process and requires reclamation and restoration of property damaged by condemnation.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/31/24. Tabled at the request of the sponsor 13-0 2/12/24.

HB 1256: Establishes percentage requirements for voluntary agreements governing pipeline construction prior to the filing of a petition for condemnation.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/31/24. Deferred to the 41st Legislative Day 9-4 2/12/24.

HB 1258: Provides that a company transporting hydrogen, by pipeline, is not a common carrier.
Status: Introduced and referred to Commerce and Energy Committee 1/31/24. Tabled at the request of the sponsor 13-0 2/12/24.


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