HB5746. Public utilities; water utilities; jurisdiction over rates for certain municipally owned water and sewer systems; grant to public service commission. Amends sec. 6 of 1939 ...
Michigan Legislature. 96th Legislature. House of Representatives.
- Jun 14, 2012
- Last Action:
- Jul 18, 2012
Printed Bill Filed 06/15/2012
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Jun 14, 2012: Introduced By Representative John Olumba
Jun 14, 2012: Read A First Time
Jun 14, 2012: Referred To Committee On Energy And Technology
Jul 18, 2012: Printed Bill Filed 06/15/2012
A bill to amend 1939 PA 3, entitled "An act to provide for the regulation and control of public and certain private utilities and other services affected with a public interest within this state; to provide for alternative energy suppliers; to provide for licensing; to include municipally owned utilities and other providers of energy under certain provisions of this act; to create a public service commission and to prescribe and define its powers and duties; to abolish the Michigan public utilities commission and to confer the powers and duties vested by law on the public service commission; to provide for the continuance, transfer, and completion of certain matters and proceedings; to abolish automatic adjustment clauses; to prohibit certain rate increases without notice and hearing; to qualify residential energy conservation programs permitted under state law for certain federal exemption; to create a fund; to provide for a restructuring of the manner in which energy is provided in this state; to encourage the utilization of resource recovery facilities; to prohibit certain acts and practices of providers of energy; to allow for the securitization of stranded costs; to reduce rates; to provide for appeals; to provide appropriations; to declare the effect and purpose of this act; to prescribe remedies and penalties; and to repeal acts and parts of acts," by amending section 6 (MCL 460.6), as amended by 2005 PA 190, and by adding section 6t.