Minnesota Senate Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Bill Index Report Report Date: December 17, 2017 9:50:00 AM
2017-2018 Regular Session
Bills in Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
Bill# Senate Author Description Date Received Hearing Date Action Taken Senate Last Action
SF85 MathewsNatural gas combined cycle electric generation plant construction and operation in Sherburne county authorization01/11/201702/02/2017
Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF141 WeberMunicipal electric utilities and rural electric cooperatives regulation modification01/17/201701/31/2017
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 6-7
SF180 OsmekHydrogen road map reporting requirement elimination 02/07/2017
02/14/2017
02/21/2017
Not heard

Amended and recommended to pass
 
SF214 OsmekRenewable development account renaming and repurposing; solar energy incentives termination and appropriation01/19/201702/02/2017
02/07/2017
02/09/2017
Not heard
Not heard
Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 2-4, 22, 28
SF316 DziedzicGreen roof advisory task force establishment01/23/201702/28/2017
Laid over
 
SF508 MathewsHydropower sources size limitation elimination02/02/2017   
SF561 OsmekSmall wireless facilities collocation authorization02/02/201703/02/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Local Government
See SF1456, Art. 9
SF584 TomassoniFacilities eligible for staging and permitting at innovative energy project sites modification02/02/201702/07/2017
03/02/2017
Not heard
Laid over
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 10
SF674 OsmekRatepayer advocacy office establishment within the public utilities commission (PUC)02/06/2017   
SF700 TomassoniBiomass 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 MartyElectric vehicle promotion program establishment02/09/2017   
SF1088 PrattConsumer protection stakeholder group relating to residential PACE financing establishment; residential PACE financing authorization suspension authorization02/16/201703/07/2017
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 AbelerUtility failure to comply with thermal effluent limits liability assignment02/16/2017   
SF1111 MathewsLegislative renewable energy council establishment02/16/201702/21/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on State Government Finance and Policy and Elections
 
SF1174 MillerEnergy storage, solar thermal, wind, and geothermal heat pump system rebate program establishment and appropriation02/20/2017   
SF1177 MathewsEconomic growth, job growth and job retention consideration during the public utility ratemaking process authorization02/20/201703/16/2017
Laid over
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 18-19
SF1239 MathewsNuclear power plant certificate of need issuance prohibition abolishment02/22/2017   
SF1507 BakkPropane vehicle and fueling station rebate program appropriation02/27/2017   
SF1531 FrentzRenewable energy standard modification02/27/2017   
SF1649 IngebrigtsenSolar energy standard modification03/01/201703/07/2017
Laid over
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 9, 18-19
SF1672 DraheimWind easements, options and leases for commercial operation projects effective date delay authorization03/02/201703/07/2017
Recommended to pass
 
SF1706 WeberRenewable energy systems permitting provisions modifications03/02/201703/09/2017
Laid over
See SF1937, Art. 10, Sec. 26, 32-37
SF1742 RuudVoice-over-Internet protocol service and Internet protocol-enabled service regulation prohibition03/06/201703/09/2017
Laid over
See SF1937, Art. 9, Sec. 1-3
SF1824 OsmekEnergy and utilities policy provisions modifications and appropriations03/06/201703/21/2017
Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Finance
See SF1456, Art. 8, Sec. 8
SF1906 GogginWind energy siting noise complaints process03/08/2017   
SF1907 GogginEnergy conservation improvement program technical assistance assessment extension and modification03/08/201703/16/2017
Laid over
See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 13
SF2054 OsmekCooperative electric associations and municipal utilities exemption from participation in the state energy conservation program authorization03/13/2017  See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 11-12, 14-18
SF2055 OsmekFossil-fuel generated electricity prohibition clarification03/13/2017  See SF1456, Art. 10, Sec. 24-26
SF2226 OsmekPublic utilities commission (PUC) legislative appointments authorization03/23/2017   
SF2241 GogginA resolution memorializing Congress to revive the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository licensing review process03/23/2017   
SF2309 LatzInternet service or telecommunications provider personal information collection absent customer express written approval prohibition04/06/2017   
SF2323 OsmekPersonal information collection without customer express written approval prohibition04/18/2017