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HB 20-1225

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Mar 05, 2020
  • Passed House Mar 04, 2020
  • Passed Senate Mar 14, 2020
  • Governor

Cooperative Electric Utilities Reasonable Rates Energy Storage

Abstract

Public utilities commission - jurisdiction over electric cooperatives - energy storage interconnection to electrical system - withdrawal from wholesale cooperative membership. The act: Declares that the jurisdiction of the Colorado public utilities commission (commission) does and traditionally has always been understood to extend to the determination of just and reasonable rates by all public utilities; Explicitly states that the terms and conditions imposed by one cooperative electric association on another regarding the installation, interconnection, and use of energy storage systems must be just and reasonable; and Declares that if a retail cooperative electric association withdraws from membership in a wholesale electric cooperative, the withdrawal is a matter of statewide concern for which the commission has authority to adjudicate complaints regarding such withdrawal. In relation to a retail cooperative electric association's withdrawal from membership, the wholesale electric cooperative must act in good faith and fair dealing, cannot impose unreasonable contractual terms in relation to the withdrawal, and must facilitate maintaining the retail cooperative electric association's native electric load priority for accessing firm transmission capacity.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

Bill Sponsors (4)

Michael Weissman

Primary

Marc Catlin

  • Republican
  • lower
  • 58
Primary

Stephen Fenberg

  • Democratic
  • upper
  • 18
Primary

Don Coram

  • Republican
  • upper
  • 6
Primary

Votes


Mar 04, 2020

BILL

Pass

House

Mar 14, 2020

BILL

Pass

Senate

Actions


Mar 23, 2020

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

Mar 17, 2020

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Mar 14, 2020

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 13, 2020

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed - No Amendments

Mar 12, 2020

Senate

Senate Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
Senate Committee of the Whole Transportation & Energy

Mar 05, 2020

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Transportation & Energy

  • Introduction
Transportation & Energy

Mar 04, 2020

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Mar 03, 2020

House

House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee

Feb 27, 2020

House

House Committee on Energy & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Referral-Committee
  • Committee-Passage
House Committee of the Whole

Jan 31, 2020

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Energy & Environment

  • Introduction
Energy & Environment

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (None) PDF
Final Act (03/17/2020) PDF
Rerevised (03/14/2020) PDF
Revised (03/13/2020) PDF
Reengrossed (03/04/2020) PDF
Engrossed (03/03/2020) PDF
Introduced (01/31/2020) PDF
PA1 (03/02/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (02/24/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (03/11/2020) PDF

Sources

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