SB15-271

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SB15-271 - Continuation Of The Office Of Consumer Counsel

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Continuation Of The Entities Charged With Representing The Interests Of Certain Utility Consumers In Matters Heard By The Public Utilities Commission.

The bill implements the recommendations contained in the department of regulatory agencies' sunset report on the office of consumer counsel and the utility consumers' board by:

  • Continuing the office for 6 years to 2021;
  • Continuing the utility consumers' board;
  • Limiting the number of terms that a board member may serve to 2 consecutive terms; and
  • Limiting the purview of both entities to include electric and gas service but not telephone service.
Latest update: June 5, 2015
06/05/2015 Governor Signed
05/18/2015 Sent to the Governor
05/18/2015 Signed by the Speaker of the House
05/18/2015 Signed by the President of the Senate
05/07/2015 House Considered Senate Adherence - Result was to Recede
05/06/2015 Senate Considered House Amendments - Result was to Adhere
05/06/2015 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/05/2015 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee, Floor
05/05/2015 House Committee on Transportation & Energy Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
05/04/2015 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
05/04/2015 Introduced In House - Assigned to Transportation & Energy
05/01/2015 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/29/2015 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/20/2015 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology