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2013 Senate Bill 284: Revise home heating welfare program

Public Act 95 of 2013

Introduced by Sen. Mike Nofs (R) on March 21, 2013 To create a state fund to receive and redistribute up to $60 million annually from customer surcharges on electricity bills to low income households as home heating subsidies.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on March 21, 2013
Reported in the Senate on May 1, 2013 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 35 to 3 in the Senate on May 14, 2013 (same description)
To create a state fund to receive and redistribute up to $60 million annually from customer surcharges on electricity bills to low income households as home heating subsidies.
Received in the House on May 14, 2013
Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on May 14, 2013
Reported in the House on June 11, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on June 12, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on June 12, 2013
Passed 86 to 21 in the House on June 13, 2013 To authorize imposing a $1 per month surcharge on customer electric utility bills, and use the money to provide up to $50 million annually in low income home heating subsidies.
Received in the Senate on June 18, 2013
Passed 34 to 4 in the Senate on June 18, 2013 To authorize imposing a $1 per month surcharge on customer electric utility bills, and use the money to provide up to $50 million annually in low income home heating subsidies.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 1, 2013

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