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General Assembly

File No. 246

    February Session, 2018

House Bill No. 5352

House of Representatives, April 5, 2018

The Committee on Energy and Technology reported through REP. REED of the 102nd Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the bill ought to pass.

AN ACT REQUIRING THE STUDY OF THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE STATE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

Section 1. (Effective July 1, 2018) (a) The chairperson of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority shall conduct a study regarding the use of technology in the state.

(b) Not later than July 1, 2019, the chairperson of the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, in accordance with section 11-4a of the general statutes, shall report the results of the study conducted pursuant to subsection (a) of this section to the joint standing committee of the General Assembly having cognizance of matters relating to energy and technology.

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

Section 1

July 1, 2018

New section

ET

Joint Favorable

 

The following Fiscal Impact Statement and Bill Analysis are prepared for the benefit of the members of the General Assembly, solely for purposes of information, summarization and explanation and do not represent the intent of the General Assembly or either chamber thereof for any purpose. In general, fiscal impacts are based upon a variety of informational sources, including the analyst's professional knowledge. Whenever applicable, agency data is consulted as part of the analysis, however final products do not necessarily reflect an assessment from any specific department.


OFA Fiscal Note

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

Explanation

The bill, which requires the study of technology by the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA), has no fiscal impact. PURA has expertise for this purpose.

The Out Years

State Impact: None

Municipal Impact: None

OLR Bill Analysis

HB 5352

AN ACT REQUIRING THE STUDY OF THE USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN THE STATE.

SUMMARY

The Office of Legislative Research does not analyze Special Acts.

COMMITTEE ACTION

Energy and Technology Committee

Joint Favorable

Yea

20

Nay

5

(03/20/2018)

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