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Minnesota State Senate

Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy

2017-2018 Regular Session

Report Date: December 17, 2018 12:27:44 AM

Bill # Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF85 Mathews Natural gas combined cycle electric generation plant construction and operation in Sherburne county authorization 01/11/2017 02/02/2017 Amended and recommended to pass
SF141 Weber Municipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives regulation modification 01/17/2017 01/31/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 6-7
SF180 Osmek Hydrogen road map reporting requirement elimination 01/19/2017 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass
SF180 Osmek Hydrogen road map reporting requirement elimination 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass
SF214 Osmek Renewable development account renaming and repurposing; solar energy incentives termination and appropriation 01/19/2017 02/09/2017 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 2-4, 22, 28
SF316 Dziedzic Green roof advisory task force establishment 01/23/2017 02/28/2017 Laid over
SF508 Mathews Hydropower sources size limitation elimination 02/02/2017
SF561 Osmek Small wireless facilities collocation authorization 02/02/2017 03/02/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government See SF1456, Art. 9
SF584 Tomassoni Facilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites modification 02/02/2017 03/02/2017 Laid over See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 10
SF674 Osmek Ratepayer advocacy office establishment within the public utilities commission (PUC) 02/06/2017
SF700 Tomassoni Biomass fuel requirement adjustment by new or amended power purchase agreement or early termination authorization 02/06/2017 03/02/2017 Amended and recommended to pass See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 20
SF700 Tomassoni Biomass fuel requirement adjustment by new or amended power purchase agreement or early termination authorization 03/02/2017 Amended and recommended to pass See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 20
SF829 Marty Electric vehicle promotion program establishment 02/09/2017
SF1088 Pratt Consumer protection stakeholder group relating to residential PACE financing establishment; residential PACE financing authorization suspension authorization 02/16/2017 03/07/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 27
SF1103 Abeler Utility failure to comply with thermal effluent limits liability assignment 02/16/2017
SF1111 Mathews Legislative renewable energy council establishment 02/16/2017 02/21/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
SF1174 Miller Energy storage, solar thermal, wind, and geothermal heat pump system rebate program establishment and appropriation 02/20/2017
SF1177 Mathews Economic growth, job growth and job retention consideration during the public utility ratemaking process authorization 02/20/2017 03/16/2017 Laid over See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 18-19
SF1239 Mathews Nuclear power plant certificate of need issuance prohibition abolishment 02/22/2017
SF1507 Bakk Propane vehicle and fueling station rebate program appropriation 02/27/2017
SF1531 Frentz Renewable energy standard modification 02/27/2017
SF1649 Ingebrigtsen Solar energy standard modification 03/01/2017 03/07/2017 Laid over See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 9, 18-19
SF1672 Draheim Wind easements, options and leases for commercial operation projects effective date delay authorization 03/02/2017 03/07/2017 Recommended to pass
SF1706 Weber Renewable energy systems permitting provisions modifications 03/02/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over See SF1937, Art. 10, Sec. 26, 32-37
SF1742 Ruud Voice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service regulation prohibition 03/06/2017 03/09/2017 Laid over See SF1937, Art. 9, Sec. 1-3
SF1824 Osmek Energy and utilities policy provisions modifications and appropriations 03/06/2017 03/21/2017 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 8
SF1906 Goggin Wind energy siting noise complaints process 03/08/2017
SF1907 Goggin Energy conservation improvement program technical assistance assessment extension and modification 03/08/2017 03/16/2017 Laid over See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 13
SF2054 Osmek Cooperative electric associations and municipal utilities exemption from participation in the state energy conservation program authorization 03/13/2017 See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 11-12, 14-18
SF2055 Osmek Fossil-fuel generated electricity prohibition clarification 03/13/2017 See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 24-26
SF2226 Osmek Public utilities commission (PUC) legislative appointments authorization 03/23/2017
SF2241 Goggin Resolution memorializing Congress to revive the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository licensing review process 03/23/2017
SF2309 Latz Internet service or telecommunications provider personal information collection absent customer express written approval prohibition 04/06/2017
SF2323 Osmek Personal information collection without customer express written approval prohibition 04/18/2017
SF2696 Osmek Solar energy incentive program modification 02/26/2018 03/06/2018 Amended and recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 5, Sec. 7
SF2709 Dibble Public utilities commission (PUC) ancillary services utilities reporting requirement 02/26/2018
SF2710 Dibble Energy storage systems consideration in integrated resource plans and certificate of need proceedings requirement 02/26/2018
SF2711 Dibble Energy storage systems standard establishment 02/26/2018
SF2712 Dibble Energy storage systems deployed in critical health care facilities demonstration grant project establishment and appropriation 02/26/2018
SF2713 Dibble Energy storage systems advance determination of prudence authorization 02/26/2018 04/12/2018
SF2714 Dibble Energy storage system pilot projects utility cost recovery criteria establishment 02/26/2018
SF2817 Newton Federal appliance and lighting efficiency standards adoption 03/01/2018
SF2840 Anderson, B. Electrical grid vulnerability to solar storms study requirement and appropriation 03/01/2018 03/20/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
SF2879 Jasinski Public utilities rate base employee pension cost inclusion allowance requirement 03/01/2018 03/06/2018 Recommended to pass
SF2880 Latz Internet service contracts regulation; net neutrality adherence 03/01/2018
SF2919 Pratt Public utility definition modification 03/05/2018
SF2962 Bigham Renewable energy standard modification 03/05/2018
SF3110 Weber High-voltage transmission lines applicants alternative review authorization 03/08/2018
SF3132 Dibble Energy conservation loans use expansion 03/08/2018 See SF3245
SF3166 Hall Wireless facility application fees limit 03/12/2018 04/12/2018 Laid over
SF3245 Pratt Energy improvements program modification; residential property assessed clean energy (PACE) loans consumer protections authorization; energy conservation loans use expansion 03/12/2018 03/15/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Commerce and Consumer Protection Finance and Policy
SF3248 Mathews Wireless communication device dealer payments for used devices regulation 03/12/2018
SF3266 Osmek Energy storage system pilot project utility cost recovery criteria; investor-owned utilities inclusion in integrated resource plans of an assessment of energy storage systems requirement; energy storage systems cost-benefit analysis requirement; energy storage deployment targets consideration requirement 03/12/2018 03/13/2018 Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance See SF3656, Art. 6, Sec. 3, Sub. 2
SF3290 Lang Biomass business compensation process establishment for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant 03/14/2018 03/15/2018 Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy See SF3656, Art. 5, Sec. 1, 3, 16-17
SF3397 Marty Solar energy incentive program modification 03/15/2018
SF3400 Dahms Wind turbines lighting systems requirement 03/15/2018
SF3441 Lang Excavation notice system contact information database requirement 03/26/2018 03/29/2018 Recommended to pass
SF3504 Mathews Carbon reduction facility designation for certain nuclear energy electric generating facilities 03/15/2018 03/27/2018 Amended and recommended to pass
SF3510 Osmek Pipeline construction and routing authorization 03/15/2018 04/17/2018 Recommended to pass
SF3558 Goggin Energy conservation utility stakeholder group establishment 03/19/2018 03/20/2018 Amended and recommended to pass See SF3656, Art. 5, Sec. 8
SF3577 Senjem Emerald ash borer removal grant program establishment and appropriation 03/19/2018
SF3628 Dibble Solar energy grant program for public school districts establishment and appropriation 03/19/2018
SF3716 Senjem Clean Energy First Act 03/21/2018
SF3750 Johnson Pipelines permitting process modification 03/22/2018
SF3760 Bigham Public utilities commission (PUC) consideration of employment opportunity growth when evaluating certain certificate of need applications; renewable energy standards compliance evaluation criteria modification 03/22/2018
SF3870 Osmek Omnibus supplemental energy finance bill 03/29/2018 See SF3656, Art. 5, Sec. 1-2, 4, 7-8, 11
SF3871 Osmek Solar energy standard modification 03/29/2018
SF3872 Osmek Large customer facility definition modification under the conservation improvement program 03/29/2018
SF3902 Mathews Public utilities commission (PUC) range of environmental costs for utility planning requirement elimination 04/09/2018
SF3946 Marty Rental properties energy conservation grant program creation and appropriation 04/12/2018
SF4059 Goggin Prairie Island Net Zero Project establishment and appropriation 05/03/2018 See SF3656, Art. 5, Sec. 3
SF4060 Dahms Community solar gardens location modification 05/03/2018
SF4086 Marty Minnesota Carbon Assessment and Rebate Act 05/16/2018