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S.F.0141: (AUTHORS: GOGGIN, Duckworth and Carlson; Companion to HF No. 191.)
 
A bill for an act relating to environmental protection; appropriating money for the Byllesby Dam.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0141
02/16/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0204: (AUTHORS: INGEBRIGTSEN and Ruud; Companion to HF No. 1211.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing setbacks for certain solar energy generating systems; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216E.01, subdivision 5; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216E.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0204
03/25/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Removed from agenda
 

 
S.F.0225: (AUTHORS: KIFFMEYER and Utke; Companion to HF No. 1473.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0225
02/23/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0227: (AUTHORS: RARICK, Hoffman, Nelson, Bakk and Senjem; Companion to HF No. 164.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Energy Conservation and Optimization Act of 2021; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 216B.2401; 216B.241, subdivisions 1a, 1c, 1d, 1f, 1g, 2, 2b, 3, 5, 7, 8, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1, 1b, 2c, 4, 10.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0227
02/04/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Meeting canceled
02/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.0301: (AUTHORS: KIFFMEYER and Mathews; Companion to HF No. 1556.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; allowing municipal utilities and cooperative electric associations to reduce their annual energy-savings goal; disallowing waste heat recovery converted to electricity as counting toward a municipal utility's or cooperative electric association's annual energy-savings goal; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241, subdivision 1c.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0301
02/25/2021   Meeting scheduled for 03:00 PM or 15 Minutes After Session in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0421: (AUTHORS: WEBER, Rarick, Frentz and Hoffman; Companion to HF No. 239.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Natural Gas Innovation Act; encouraging natural gas utilities to develop innovative resources; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0421
02/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.0543: (AUTHORS: FRENTZ, Bigham and Pappas; Companion to HF No. 70.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan fund for energy conservation in state buildings; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0543
02/16/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0582: (AUTHORS: RARICK; Companion to HF No. 804.)
 
A bill for an act relating to agriculture; modifying bioincentive program; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 41A.16, subdivision 2; 41A.17, subdivision 2; 41A.18, subdivision 2; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 41A.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0582
03/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.0758: (AUTHORS: RARICK)
 
A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; authorizing a local exchange carrier to elect competitive market regulation under certain conditions; requiring service to be offered throughout a service territory if regulated under competitive market regulation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 237.025, subdivisions 6, 9.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0758
03/02/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0955: (AUTHORS: SENJEM)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring electric utilities to meet resource needs using carbon-free resources; requiring a study; requiring a cost of service evaluation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivisions 6, 13; 216B.1645, subdivisions 1, 2; 216B.1691, subdivision 9; 216B.2422, subdivisions 1, 2, by adding subdivisions; 216B.243, subdivision 3b; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.2422, subdivision 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0955
03/04/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0992: (AUTHORS: MATHEWS, Rarick and Utke; Companion to HF No. 2150.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; repealing energy conservation improvement program requirements; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0992
02/25/2021   Meeting scheduled for 03:00 PM or 15 Minutes After Session in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1018: (AUTHORS: SENJEM and Nelson; Companion to HF No. 1135.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; creating the 2021 polar vortex loan account; eliminating the sunset for recovery of gas utility infrastructure costs; appropriating money; repealing Laws 2005, chapter 97, article 10, section 3, as amended.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1018
03/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1030: (AUTHORS: WESTROM; Companion to HF No. 1868.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for an ammonia production pilot demonstration project.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1030
03/09/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1047: (AUTHORS: SENJEM and Newton; Companion to HF No. 1255.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; authorizing a power purchase agreement for certain electric cogeneration activities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.2424, by adding subdivisions.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1047
02/18/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1163: (AUTHORS: UTKE and Eichorn; Companion to HF No. 1486.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a program to provide financial incentives for the production of wood pellets; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1163
03/09/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1259: (AUTHORS: CHAMBERLAIN, Hoffman, Champion, Pratt and Housley; Companion to HF No. 1270.)
 
A bill for an act relating to workforce development; appropriating funds for a pilot project to train youth from underserved communities for careers in the clean energy sector.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1259
03/09/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1304: (AUTHORS: WESTROM and Anderson; Companion to HF No. 686.)
 
A bill for an act relating to rural broadband; allowing existing easements held by rural electric cooperatives to be used to provide broadband service; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 308A.201, subdivision 12.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1304
03/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1353: (AUTHORS: WESTROM, Tomassoni, Osmek and Senjem; Companion to HF No. 1154.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for an ammonia production pilot demonstration project; appropriating money for a grant to the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority to expand a city-owned building housing a solar panel manufacturer.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1353
03/09/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1508: (AUTHORS: RARICK; Companion to HF No. 1397.)
 
A bill for an act relating to community solar gardens; modifying the community solar garden program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.1641.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1508
03/16/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1566: (AUTHORS: HOUSLEY, Chamberlain, Tomassoni, Mathews and Eichorn; Companion to HF No. 1750.)
 
A bill for an act relating to economic development; establishing the Energy Transition Legacy Office; creating an advisory committee for transition communities and workers; requiring the development of a state transition plan for communities and workers impacted by the retirement of power plants; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1566
03/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1612: (AUTHORS: MATHEWS; Companion to HF No. 2054.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring resource plans to include information on efforts to minimize impacts to workers due to facility retirement; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.2422, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1612
03/11/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.1621: (AUTHORS: FRENTZ; Companion to HF No. 1289.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying provisions providing for a participant's compensation in certain Public Utilities Commission proceedings; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.16, subdivision 10.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1621
03/25/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Discussion only
 

 
S.F.1667: (AUTHORS: RARICK; Companion to HF No. 1256.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Minnesota efficient technology accelerator to benefit Minnesota utility consumers by accelerating deployment and reducing the cost of emerging and innovative efficient technologies; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 216B.241, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1667
03/16/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1678: (AUTHORS: PRATT, Newton, Hoffman and Abeler; Companion to HF No. 1879.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for reuse and redevelopment of qualified facilities; appropriating money to retire bonds to facilitate solar project at closed landfill; requiring reports; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 115B.40, subdivision 1; 115B.412, subdivision 9.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1678
03/09/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1999: (AUTHORS: SENJEM; Companion to HF No. 2044.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a nonprofit corporation to provide financing and leverage private investment for clean energy and other projects; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1999
03/16/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.2075: (AUTHORS: SENJEM; Companion to HF No. 2110.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a revolving loan fund for energy conservation improvements in state buildings; establishing the Minnesota efficient technology accelerator; authorizing a power purchase agreement for certain electric cogeneration activities; encouraging natural gas utilities to develop innovative resources; establishing a program to provide financial incentives for the production of wood pellets; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; establishing a program to promote the use of solar energy on school buildings; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant; authorizing a local exchange carrier to elect competitive market regulation under certain conditions; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 16B.86; 16B.87; 116C.779, subdivision 1; 116C.7792; 216B.1691, subdivision 2f; 216B.241, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2422, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2424, by adding subdivisions; 216B.243, subdivision 3b; 237.025, subdivisions 6, 9; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2020, sections 115C.13; 216C.417; Laws 2005, chapter 97, article 10, section 3, as amended.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2075
04/06/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.2132: (AUTHORS: SENJEM, Bakk and Nelson; Companion to HF No. 2216.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a loan program for municipal utilities paying unusually high prices for natural gas in February 2021; establishing a program to defray high natural gas bills from the February 2021 price spike for low-income households; appropriating money.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2132
03/18/2021   Meeting scheduled for fifteen in Room Livestream YouTube
    Recommended to pass as amended and referred to Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy