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2013 House Bill 4937: Revise utility regulation detail

Public Act 163 of 2013

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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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
Passed 107 to 0 in the House on September 25, 2013 (same description)
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.
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.
Passed 36 to 0 in the Senate on October 30, 2013 (same description)
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.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on November 12, 2013

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