Energy and Technology Committee Bill Record Book 8/30/2019

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Section 2: PROPOSED HOUSE BILLS

  Bill # Title Public Hearing Date Committee Action File # House Cal. # Senate Cal. # House Action Senate Action Governor's Action & Act #
  HB-5002 AAC A GREEN ECONOMY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION.

REPRESENTATIVE ARESIMOWICZ, 30TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE RITTER, 1ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PAOLILLO, 97TH DIST.

et al
02-21 05-17 APP - Joint Favorable
03-19 ET - Joint Favorable
03-15 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
385
1013
238
631
06-04 IN CONCURRENCE
05-28 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
05-16 REF. BY HOUSE TO COMMITTEE ON APP
06-04 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
06-28 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-17 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-17 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-12 PA 19-35
  HB-5014 AA REQUIRING THE PROVISION OF NOTICE TO CERTAIN PUBLIC OFFICIALS WHEN AN APPLICATION IS MADE FOR A CHANGE OF CONTROL OF A WATER COMPANY.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.
02-19 03-12 ET - Joint Favorable
03-08 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
140
105

  PHB-5015 AAC PROVIDING NOTICE TO HOMEOWNERS OF SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY MUNICIPAL WATERWORKS SYSTEMS AND WATER COMPANIES.

REPRESENTATIVE ZUPKUS, 89TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5016 AA REQUIRING INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS THAT ARE STATE CONTRACTORS TO ADOPT A NET NEUTRALITY POLICY.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.


  PHB-5017 AA REQUIRING PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES TO PROVIDE NOTICE REGARDING MERGERS, ACQUISITIONS AND CHANGES TO THEIR CORPORATE STRUCTURE.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.


  PHB-5030 AA RESTORING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND CLEAN ENERGY FUNDS.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DATHAN, 142ND DIST.

et al
02-06 FIN - Change of Reference ET


  PHB-5091 AAC THE USE OF AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE THAT IS USED TO TRACK THE LOCATION AND MOVEMENT OF A PERSON.

REPRESENTATIVE ZAWISTOWSKI, 61ST DIST.
02-05 ET - Change of Reference JUD


  HB-5181 AA REQUIRING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO STUDY THE CREATION OF A NEW RATE CLASS FOR GAS COMPANIES.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ZAWISTOWSKI, 61ST DIST.
SENATOR BERTHEL, 32ND DIST.

et al
02-21 03-19 ET - Joint Favorable
03-15 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
389
986
242
600
05-22 HOUSE PASSED, HOUSE AMEND. SCH. A
06-05 SEN. PASSED, HO. AMEND. SCH. A
07-12 SIGNED BY GOVERNOR
06-27 TRANSMITTED TO SECRETARY OF THE STATE
06-27 TRANSMITTED BY SECRETARY OF THE STATE TO GOVERNOR
06-24 SA 19-20
  PHB-5182 AAC SEWER USE CHARGES.

REPRESENTATIVE RUTIGLIANO, 123RD DIST.
02-05 ET - Change of Reference PD


  PHB-5183 AA REQUIRING THE CONNECTICUT SITING COUNCIL TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS WHEN CHANGES WILL BE MADE TO EXISTING STRUCTURES.

REPRESENTATIVE DELNICKI, 14TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5380 AA REDEFINING "CLASS I RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCE" TO INCLUDE CERTAIN USEFUL THERMAL ENERGY GENERATED FROM BIODIESEL AND CREATING A HOMEOWNER-GENERATED USEFUL THERMAL ENERGY PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  HB-5381 AAC THE RENEWABLE PORTFOLIO STANDARD FOR CLASS II RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES.

REPRESENTATIVE FERRARO, 117TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LOPES, 24TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.

et al
02-21 03-14 ET - Joint Favorable
03-12 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
173
123

  PHB-5382 AAC THE CONNECTICUT SITING COUNCIL ASSESSMENT OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.

REPRESENTATIVE FERRARO, 117TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5383 AA REQUIRING THE ADOPTION OF RECOMMENDATIONS OF CERTAIN FORENSIC EXAMINATIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE FERRARO, 117TH DIST.


  PHB-5436 AAC THE REMOVAL OF SATELLITE DISHES FROM RESIDENTIAL DWELLINGS.

REPRESENTATIVE REYES, 75TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BUTLER, 72ND DIST.
01-30 PD - Change of Reference ET


  PHB-5477 AA EXEMPTING CERTAIN FACILITIES OWNED BY NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS FROM THE NATURAL GAS DEMAND USE CHARGE.

REPRESENTATIVE ZAWISTOWSKI, 61ST DIST.


  PHB-5478 AAC THE BIODIESEL BLEND REQUIREMENT FOR HEATING OIL.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5479 AAC A CITIZEN ADVISORY PANEL FOR ENERGY PROJECTS.

REPRESENTATIVE CAMILLO, 151ST DIST.


  PHB-5580 AA REQUIRING ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES TO OFFER CERTAIN INFRASTRUCTURE FOR SALE TO CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE D'AGOSTINO, 91ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5581 AAC PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY RATES FOR NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.


  PHB-5686 AA REQUIRING A STUDY OF A CAP ON CHARGES FOR THE TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRICITY.

REPRESENTATIVE PAVALOCK-D'AMATO, 77TH DIST.


  HB-5687 AAC ELECTRIC SUPPLIER ELECTRIC GENERATION SERVICE RATES AND CUSTOMER BILLS.

REPRESENTATIVE FERRARO, 117TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE FISHBEIN, 90TH DIST.
02-21 03-19 ET - Joint Favorable
03-15 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
394
247

  PHB-5788 AAC VIRTUAL NET METERING FOR AGRICULTURAL CUSTOMER HOSTS.

REPRESENTATIVE DUBITSKY, 47TH DIST.


  PHB-5789 AAC THE LEAD BY EXAMPLE PROGRAM.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5790 AA REQUIRING THE STUDY OF SOLAR ENERGY.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.


  PHB-5791 AAC VIRTUAL NET METERING FOR MUNICIPAL CUSTOMER HOSTS.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ARNONE, 58TH DIST.


  PHB-5792 AAC SHARED RENEWABLE ENERGY FACILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE O'DEA, 125TH DIST.


  PHB-5989 AAC PROTECTION FOR CERTAIN BUSINESS DATA HOLDERS IN THE EVENT OF A DATA BREACH.

REPRESENTATIVE CARPINO, 32ND DIST.
02-05 ET - Change of Reference GL


  PHB-5990 AAC ESTABLISHMENT OF A FEE PAID BY MULTICHANNEL VIDEO PROGRAMMING DISTRIBUTORS TO COMPANIES OR ORGANIZATIONS RESPONSIBLE FOR COMMUNITY ACCESS PROGRAMMING.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-5991 AAC COLLECTION OF COMMUNITY ACCESS PROGRAMMING FEES FROM SUBSCRIBERS OF ANY SERVICES PROVIDED BY MULTICHANNEL VIDEO PROGRAMMING DISTRIBUTORS.

REPRESENTATIVE O'NEILL, 69TH DIST.


  PHB-6233 AA CREATING A RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY ASSESSED CLEAN ENERGY PROGRAM (R-PACE).

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.


  PHB-6234 AAC RATEPAYER IMPACT STATEMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.


  PHB-6235 AA REQUIRING A STUDY OF MICROGRIDS IN THE STATE.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.


  PHB-6236 AA DELAYING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW NET METERING AND TARIFFS PROGRAMS.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.


  PHB-6237 AA REQUIRING A STUDY OF ENERGY STORAGE PROJECTS AND DISTRIBUTED GENERATION IN THE STATE.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6238 AA REQUIRING A STUDY OF GRID MODERNIZATION.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.


  PHB-6239 AAC ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS, DIRECT BILLING AND CLEAN ENERGY FACILITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LEMAR, 96TH DIST.

et al
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6240 AA REQUIRING THE STATE BUILDING CODE TO HAVE REQUIREMENTS TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6241 AA CREATING A PROGRAM TO ALLOW MUNICIPALITIES TO PURCHASE ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND GAS SUPPLY SERVICES FOR ELECTRIC AND GAS CUSTOMERS WITHIN SUCH MUNICIPALITIES.

REPRESENTATIVE ARCONTI, 109TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE LINEHAN, 103RD DIST.

et al


  PHB-6242 AA PROHIBITING SURCHARGES FROM BEING LEVIED ON UTILITY CUSTOMERS TO SUBSIDIZE INTERSTATE NATURAL GAS PIPELINE CAPACITY.

REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SANTIAGO, 84TH DIST.

et al
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6243 AA REQUIRING COMPANIES THAT PROVIDE CABLE SERVICES TO GIVE SENIOR CITIZENS A DISCOUNT ON SUCH CABLE SERVICES.

REPRESENTATIVE GUCKER, 138TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.


  PHB-6244 AA REQUIRING INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS THAT ARE STATE CONTRACTORS TO ADOPT A NET NEUTRALITY POLICY.

REPRESENTATIVE BLUMENTHAL, 147TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.

et al


  PHB-6245 AA POSTPONING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW NET ELECTRIC METERING PROGRAMS AND CREATING A WORKING GROUP TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE VALUE OF SOLAR.

REPRESENTATIVE LAVIELLE, 143RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.


  PHB-6246 AAC THE REPORTING AND REPAIRING OF HAZARDOUS AND NONHAZARDOUS GAS LEAKS.

REPRESENTATIVE ARCONTI, 109TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.


  PHB-6416 AA ELIMINATING THE CAP ON VIRTUAL NET METERING.

REPRESENTATIVE ARNONE, 58TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.


  PHB-6417 AA AUTHORIZING BONDS OF THE STATE FOR THE RENOVATION OF AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE KEEFE COMMUNITY CENTER IN HAMDEN.

REPRESENTATIVE D'AGOSTINO, 91ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE PORTER, 94TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.

et al
02-05 ET - Change of Reference FIN


  PHB-6418 AAC SETTING A PROCUREMENT MANDATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY OFFSHORE WIND.

REPRESENTATIVE DE LA CRUZ, 41ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE CONLEY, 40TH DIST.


  PHB-6419 AAC PROVIDERS OF COMMUNITY ACCESS CHANNELS AND LEVELS OF SERVICE.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6420 AA REQUIRING UTILITY COMPANIES TO REPLACE OUTDATED ENERGY TRANSFORMERS WITH NEW EQUIPMENT.

REPRESENTATIVE SANTIAGO, 84TH DIST.


  PHB-6421 AAC THE REGULATION OF CABLE TELEVISION RATES.

REPRESENTATIVE COOK, 65TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE BUTLER, 72ND DIST.


  PHB-6422 AA REQUIRING UTILITY COMPANIES TO PROVIDE DISCOUNTS TO CERTAIN CUSTOMERS WITH CHRONIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE BORER, 115TH DIST.


  PHB-6423 AA PROHIBITING PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANIES AND MOBILE CARRIER COMPANIES FROM REQUIRING CREDIT CHECKS.

REPRESENTATIVE TURCO, 27TH DIST.
02-19 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  PHB-6424 AA REQUIRING THE PUBLIC UTILITIES REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO DEVELOP STANDARDS FOR THE PROCESS FOR ATTACHING EQUIPMENT TO UTILITY POLES FOR OWNERS OF UTILITY POLES AND PEOPLE WHO OCCUPY AND USE UTILITY POLES.

REPRESENTATIVE HORN, 64TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE STEINBERG, 136TH DIST.


  PHB-6425 AAC A PROCUREMENT MANDATE FOR THE PURCHASE OF CERTAIN ELECTRICITY GENERATED BY OFFSHORE WIND.

REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.


  PHB-6426 AA CREATING AN INFRASTRUCTURE BANK AS A NEW QUASI-PUBLIC AGENCY AND CONSIDERING THE CONSOLIDATION OF THE CONNECTICUT GREEN BANK INTO THE INFRASTRUCTURE BANK.

REPRESENTATIVE MESKERS, 150TH DIST.


  PHB-6453 AAC THE PROTECTION AND ACCOUNTABILITY OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY FUNDS.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
02-11 ENV - Change of Reference ET


  PHB-6628 AA CREATING CERTAIN PROTECTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS OF ELECTRIC DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES WHO GENERATE THEIR OWN ELECTRICITY FROM RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES.

REPRESENTATIVE CARNEY, 23RD DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ALLIE-BRENNAN, 2ND DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE SIMMS, 140TH DIST.


  PHB-6629 AA POSTPONING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW NET ELECTRIC METERING PROGRAMS AND CREATING A WORKING GROUP TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE VALUE OF SOLAR.

REPRESENTATIVE O'DEA, 125TH DIST.


  sHB-6630 AA REQUIRING A STUDY REGARDING SOLAR ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR AND JOURNEYMAN LICENSES.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
02-21 03-21 LAB - Joint Favorable Substitute
03-14 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
03-05 LAB - Vote to Draft
02-14 LAB - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
02-05 ET - Change of Reference LAB
473
298
419
04-24 HOUSE PASSED
  PHB-6631 AA REPEALING PROVISIONS REGARDING RATEPAYER IMPACT STATEMENTS.

REPRESENTATIVE GODFREY, 110TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
02-05 ET - Change of Reference LM


  PHB-6632 AA REQUIRING THE STUDY OF THE VALUE OF DISTRIBUTED GENERATION.

REPRESENTATIVE DEMICCO, 21ST DIST.


  PHB-6633 AA REPEALING CHANGES TO NET METERING AND REQUIRING THE INCREASED USE OF COMMUNITY SOLAR INSTALLATIONS.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HENNESSY, 127TH DIST.


  PHB-6634 AA REQUIRING THE OFFICE OF CONSUMER COUNSEL TO STUDY CAPPING CABLE PRICES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS.

REPRESENTATIVE NAPOLI, 73RD DIST.


  PHB-6838 AAC MUNICIPALITIES' USE OF THE MUNICIPAL GAIN.

REPRESENTATIVE WINKLER, 56TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE ELLIOTT, 88TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.


  PHB-6839 AA REQUIRING THE COMMISSIONER OF ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION TO SET A GOAL TO PROCURE AT LEAST TWO THOUSAND MEGAWATTS OF ELECTRICITY DERIVED FROM WIND POWER GENERATED OFFSHORE OF THE STATE.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE HUGHES, 135TH DIST.


  PHB-6840 AA PROHIBITING GAS COMPANIES FROM RECOVERING COSTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF NEW NATURAL GAS PIPELINES FROM THEIR RATEPAYERS.

REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.


  PHB-7015 AAC COMMUNITY CHOICE AGGREGATION.

REPRESENTATIVE HADDAD, 54TH DIST.
SENATOR FLEXER, 29TH DIST.


  PHB-7016 AAC THE CONSERVATION AND LOAD MANAGEMENT PLAN AND THE INSTALLATION OF HEAT PUMPS.

REPRESENTATIVE TERCYAK, 26TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MUSHINSKY, 85TH DIST.
02-21 02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing


  sHB-7155 AAC CONSUMER PROTECTIONS FOR CUSTOMERS OF ELECTRIC SUPPLIERS.

REPRESENTATIVE MESKERS, 150TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE DOUCETTE, 13TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MCCARTHY VAHEY, 133RD DIST.

et al
02-26 03-19 ET - Joint Favorable Substitute
344
222

06-05 HOUSE DESIGNATED HO. AMEND. SCH. A
  HJ-57 RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING SEAVIEW VILLAGE IN BRIDGEPORT AS A MUNICIPAL ENERGY SAVINGS AREA.

REPRESENTATIVE ROSARIO, 128TH DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE GRESKO, 121ST DIST.
REPRESENTATIVE MICHEL, 146TH DIST.
02-19 03-14 ET - Joint Favorable
03-12 HCO - DRAFTED BY COMMITTEE
02-26 ET - Vote to Draft
02-05 ET - Reserved for Subject Matter Public Hearing
206
156
381
04-17 ADOPTED, HOUSE
06-05 ADOPTED, SENATE