2017 REGULAR SESSION

ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT

TRACKING SHEET

UPDATED WITH MARCH 29, 2017 ACTIONS 

(You can access a summary & text of the bill by clicking on the Bill Number)

 

Bill Number

Bill Sponsor

Summary

Last Action

SENATE BILLS

SB 10

P. Hornback

Telephone deregulation bill

Mar 20, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 43)

SB 11

D. Carroll

Creates provisions for the storage of waste for nuclear power.

Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 118)

SB 121

D. Seum

Requires notification be given when utilities install smart meters

Feb 08, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 130/FN/LM

S. Humphries

Relating to TVA in-lieu-of-tax payments.

Feb 08, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

SB 167

R. Jones II

Creates an elected Public Service Commission.

Feb 14, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 183

J. Carpenter

PSC reorganization.

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 56)

SB 198

D. Thayer

Shell bill relating to natural resources.

Feb 16, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 214

J. Carpenter

Changes to net metering.

Feb 27, 2017 - taken from Natural Resources & Energy (S); 2nd reading; returned to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 225

R. Jones II

Allow ratepayers to petition the PSC for a rehearing of cases that increase electric rate

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SB 248

J. Carpenter

TENORM legislation

Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 116)

SB 249

J. Carpenter

Energy and Environment Cabinet housekeeping bill

Mar 27, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 117)

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

SCR 21

R. Thomas

Recognize the importance of diversifying energy sources for generating electricity in Kentucky; encourage the development of a statewide energy strategy.

Jan 07, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (S)

SR 182

D. Ridley

Urge the congress and the President to extend tax incentives supporting carbon capture research and deployment.

Mar 15, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 220

D. Seum

Confirm the appointment of Michael J. Schmitt as Chair of the Public Service Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2019.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

SR 221

D. Seum

Confirm the reappointment of Robert J. Cicero as Vice Chair of the Public Service Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2020.

Mar 29, 2017 - introduced in Senate

HOUSE BILLS

HB 90

G. Watkins

Establishes various storage provisions relative to nuclear power.

Jan 03, 2017 - introduced in House; to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 165/FN

J. DuPlessis

Remove sunset from coal incentive tax credit and broaden purchasers to include electric generation

Feb 07, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 168/FN/LM

B. Rowland

Change distribution of TVA in-lieu-of-tax payments

Feb 07, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 181

J. Gooch Jr.

Creates municipal electric joint action authorities

Feb 22, 2017 - posted in committee

HB 194

C. Harris

Make an exception for certain services to the exemption from the definition of "public agency" that excludes services provided resulting from competitive bidding.

Feb 09, 2017 - to State Government (H)

HB 246/LM

J. Miller

Relating to solid waste management in consolidated local governments

Mar 21, 2017 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 105)

HB 302/FN

J. Nemes

Sales tax exemption for utilities sold to restaurants

Feb 14, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 338

M. Marzian

Requires use of renewable energy by utilities

Mar 08, 2017 - floor amendment (1) filed

HB 340/FN

J. Kay

Income tax credits for promoting land conservation.

Feb 15, 2017 - to Appropriations & Revenue (H)

HB 392

R. Rothenburger

Require zoning compliance for non-baseload generation facilities under 10 megawatts

Mar 03, 2017 - taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day

HB 438/LM

K. Sinnette

Deals with carbon emissions and how those are allocated to counties

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 455

C. Harris

Require the PSC to reconsider previous orders involving multistate transactions to see if they are still in best interest of ratepayers

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 505

J. Kay

Direct retail electric suppliers to charge no more than residential rates for service provided to single-family farms

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HB 508

J. Shell

Shell bill relating to natural resources.

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HOUSE RESOLUTIONS

HR 9

T. Couch

Urge the United States Environmental Protection Agency to prioritize compliance assistance over current enforcement practices.

Feb 22, 2017 - 3rd reading, passed 80-15

HR 28

A. Hatton

Urge the Congress to lift restrictions on the coal industry.

Feb 07, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HJR 109

C. Harris

Direct the Public Service Commission to reexamine the electric rates charged to certain ratepayers to determine if they remain fair, just, and reasonable.

Feb 21, 2017 - to Natural Resources & Energy (H)

HR 153

J. Gooch Jr.

Recognize the metals recycling industry as distinct in law and purpose, and well-recognized by Kentucky`s statutes, administrative regulations, and policies.

Mar 06, 2017 - to House Floor; adopted by voice vote

HR 176

R. Adkins

Urge the congress and the President to extend tax incentives supporting carbon capture research and deployment.

Mar 15, 2017 - adopted by voice vote