Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 483

    January Session, 2009

Substitute House Bill No. 6510

House of Representatives, April 6, 2009

The Committee on Energy and Technology reported through REP. NARDELLO of the 89th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2009

4-5

Sec. 2

October 1, 2009

1-120

Sec. 3

October 1, 2009

1-79(l)

Sec. 4

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 5

October 1, 2009

16a-3b

Sec. 6

October 1, 2009

16a-3c

Sec. 7

October 1, 2009

16-245m

Sec. 8

October 1, 2009

16-245l

Sec. 9

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 10

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 11

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 12

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 13

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 14

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 15

October 1, 2009

16-244c(c)

Sec. 16

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 17

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 18

October 1, 2009

16-4

Sec. 19

October 1, 2009

16a-3(a)

Sec. 20

October 1, 2009

22a-198(f)

Sec. 21

October 1, 2009

New section

Sec. 22

October 1, 2009

4-65a(a)

Sec. 23

October 1, 2009

4a-57(e)(2)

Sec. 24

October 1, 2009

8-37jj

Sec. 25

October 1, 2009

13a-110a(f)

Sec. 26

October 1, 2009

16-19e

Sec. 27

October 1, 2009

16-243k

Sec. 28

October 1, 2009

16-243m(m)

Sec. 29

October 1, 2009

16-244d(b)

Sec. 30

October 1, 2009

16-262c(b)(5)

Sec. 31

October 1, 2009

16a-37f

Sec. 32

October 1, 2009

16a-39

Sec. 33

October 1, 2009

16a-46a

Sec. 34

October 1, 2009

16a-46c

Sec. 35

October 1, 2009

16a-48(d)

Sec. 36

October 1, 2009

16-245z

Sec. 37

October 1, 2009

16-246e

Sec. 38

October 1, 2009

Repealer section

ET

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Agency Affected

Impact

Department of Revenue Services, Office of the State Treasurer, System Benefits Charge Fund

See Below

Municipalities

Effect

FY 10 $

FY 11 $

Various Municipalities

Revenue Impact

See Below

See Below

Appointing Authority

With experience in

Senate President Pro Tempore

Electricity regulation

House Speaker

Electricity generation

Senate majority leader

Electricity consumer issues

House majority leader

Electricity consumer issues

Senate minority leader

Electricity conservation issues

House minority leader

Electricity conservation issues

Bill Section)

Responsibility or Power

5

Overseeing electric company integrated resources procurement plans (by which they procure power and savings from conservation measures), developing an RFP if the plan calls for new generation, approving electric company proposals in response to the RFP, among other things.

6

May order electric companies to submit proposals to build power plants if responses to the RFP are insufficient to meet the goals set in the plan. Must conduct a study of the costs and benefits of having the state serve as builder of last resort for any shortfall in generating capacity following issuance of the RFP.

7

Approving disbursements from electric company conservation funds, appointing the Energy Conservation Management Board, approving electric company conservation plans

15

Retaining a consultant to oversee the procurement of contracts for standard service power provided to small and medium size customers who do not choose a competitive supplier.

27

Assessing distributed resources projects financed by ratepayers and reporting on this program to the Energy and Technology Committee

28

Reporting to the Energy and Technology Committee on whether the deadline for electric companies to propose new power plants should be extended.

36

Placing information on its website regarding the Energy Star program

37

Serving as agent for the state, at the direction of the governor, to procure power and related products and resell them to electric utilities in the state

Bill Section

Responsibility or Power

23

Cooperate with the Department of Administrative Services in its purchase of electric power through competitive bidding or negotiations.

24

Approve the life-cycle cost analysis used to allow exceptions to the ban on using electric resistance space heating in state subsidized housing

25

Allow exceptions to energy efficiency standards for highway lighting

31

Determining whether light bulbs purchased by state agencies meet statutory requirements.

32

Providing lighting efficiency grants to municipalities

Yea

15

Nay

6

(03/19/2009)

TOP

1 A Special Capital Reserve Fund (SCRF) pays the debt service on bonds if the borrower is unable to pay all or part of the scheduled payments. When the SCRF has been drawn down in part or completely, a draw on the General Fund is authorized and the reserve is fully restored. The draw on the General Fund is deemed to be appropriated and is not subject to the constitutional or statutory appropriations cap. If draws on a SCRF continue, the annual draws on the General Fund required to refill it also continue.