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2013 House Bill 4937: Revise utility regulation detail

Public Act 163 of 2013

  1. Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on August 28, 2013, to repeal a requirement that gas and electric utilities must periodically disburse money from an “uncollectibles allowance recovery fund” they are required to maintain to a state fund that is supposed to make air pollution reduction grants. According to the House Fiscal Agency the "uncollectibles" funds never accumulated much money, and so the state fund has not made any grants.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on August 28, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on September 17, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 24, 2013. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 24, 2013.
  2. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on September 25, 2013.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 26, 2013.
    • Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on September 26, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on October 16, 2013, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on October 30, 2013, to repeal a requirement that gas and electric utilities must periodically disburse money from an “uncollectibles allowance recovery fund” they are required to maintain to a state fund that is supposed to make air pollution reduction grants. According to the House Fiscal Agency the "uncollectibles" funds never accumulated much money, and so the state fund has not made any grants.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 12, 2013.

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