2008 Keyword - Public Utilities and Carriers

HB 1272revise the defined sources of renewable electricity and recycled energy. 
HB 1296authorize community renewable energy development projects and to provide for certain tax benefits for such projects. 
HB 1313prohibit the use of certain electronic communication devices to communicate threats and harassment and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 12update certain provisions pertaining to motor carrier safety and transportation of hazardous materials. 
SB 71establish a rural community-based energy development program. 
SB 75establish a residential geothermal heat pump grant program and to make an appropriation therefor. 
SB 121revise the definition of trans-state transmission facility. 
SB 138require financial assurances for certain petroleum pipeline operations for the remediation of potential environmental damage and to declare an emergency. 
SB 143revise certain provisions regarding collection and administration of the 911 emergency surcharge and operation of 911 services. 
SB 151revise certain provisions concerning the purchase price and determining just compensation for electric facilities in areas annexed by municipalities. 
SB 167make an appropriation to the railroad trust fund to enhance certain railroad facilities. 
SB 168provide for the development and financing of certain wind energy projects by school districts. 
SB 174revise certain provisions relating to the exercise of eminent domain by railroads. 
SB 190provide for regulatory oversight of oil pipelines and to create a task force.