2015 House Bill 4298

Give big electric utilities a monopoly on generation

Introduced in the House

March 5, 2015

Introduced by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R-66)

To repeal a <a href="http://www.michiganvotes.org/2007-HB-5524">2008 law</a> that to repeal a 2008 law that limited electric utility competition to just 10 percent of their market. This would essentially restore the complete monopolies enjoyed by large utilities before a broad customer choice and competition regime was authorized by a 2000 law. This is part of a utility re-regulation package consisting of House Bill 4297 to 4302.

Referred to the Committee on Energy Policy

Nov. 10, 2015

Reported without amendment

With the recommendation that the substitute (H-9) be adopted and that the bill then pass.