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Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 
S.F.0100: (AUTHORS: OSMEK, Goggin, Marty, Dibble and Rosen; Companion to HF No. 165.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing criteria for utility cost recovery of energy storage system pilot projects; requiring investor-owned utilities to include in integrated resource plans an assessment of energy storage systems; requiring a cost-benefit analysis of energy storage systems; appropriating money; requiring a report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 216B.16, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2422, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0100
01/15/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass as amended and referred to Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.0182: (AUTHORS: LANG, Eichorn, Tomassoni, Rosen and Osmek; Companion to HF No. 1677.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0182
01/22/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
02/28/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.0297: (AUTHORS: DZIEDZIC, Hoffman, Rosen and Marty; Companion to HF No. 1570.)
 
A bill for an act relating to environment; establishing advisory task force on green roofs; requiring a report; appropriating money.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0297
02/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.0488: (AUTHORS: OSMEK, Benson and Rosen; Companion to HF No. 2077.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; regulating community solar gardens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1641.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0488
02/19/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0633: (AUTHORS: OSMEK)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; abolishing prohibition on issuing certificate of need for new nuclear power plant; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.243, subdivision 3b.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0633
03/07/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.0713: (AUTHORS: GOGGIN, Utke, Mathews, Koran and Rarick; Companion to HF No. 588.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; providing for administration of the community solar garden program; repealing the community solar garden program; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1641.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0713
02/14/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As discussed, laid over
 

 
S.F.0907: (AUTHORS: TOMASSONI, Dahms, Bakk, Sparks and Jasinski; Companion to HF No. 639.)
 
A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; prohibiting blocking or altering caller ID in making a commercial telephone solicitation; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 325E.30.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF0907
02/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1039: (AUTHORS: GOGGIN, Simonson, Senjem and Lang; Companion to HF No. 2126.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the renewable development account public utility annual contribution; establishing a net zero emissions project; requiring a report; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116C.779, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1039
02/28/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1107: (AUTHORS: SENJEM and Dibble; Companion to HF No. 975.)
 
A bill for an act relating to human services; appropriating money for the Commission of the Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1107
03/26/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1193: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 1561.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the community solar garden program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1641.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1193
02/19/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1372: (AUTHORS: MATHEWS, Rarick, Osmek, Rosen and Simonson; Companion to HF No. 2445.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; eliminating the size limitation on hydropower sources that may satisfy the renewable energy standard; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1691, subdivision 1.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1372
03/07/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1423: (AUTHORS: SENJEM, Dibble, Rosen, Simonson and Marty; Companion to HF No. 1022.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; amending a utility's solar energy incentive program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 116C.7792.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1423
03/26/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1424: (AUTHORS: DIBBLE, Senjem, Simonson, Pratt and Hoffman; Companion to HF No. 1133.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing a grant program to assist public school districts to install solar energy systems; creating reserve accounts; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1424
02/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1456: (AUTHORS: SENJEM, Abeler, Anderson, p., Rosen and Pratt; Companion to HF No. 1405.)
 
A bill for an act relating to establishing the Clean Energy First Act; requiring electric utilities to meet resource needs using clean energy resources; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 216B.03; 216B.16, subdivisions 6, 13, by adding a subdivision; 216B.1645, subdivisions 1, 2; 216B.1691, subdivision 9; 216B.2422, subdivisions 1, 2, 4, 5, by adding subdivisions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 216B; 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1456
03/14/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over
03/28/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1480: (AUTHORS: RARICK and Hoffman; Companion to HF No. 2342.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money to complete the remaining obligation for the "Made in Minnesota" solar energy production incentive payments; appropriating money for final program administration costs; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216C.417.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1480
03/12/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1489: (AUTHORS: TORRES RAY, Senjem, Marty, Rosen and Dibble; Companion to HF No. 2218.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; requiring certain grantees to submit an annual diversity report; requiring utilities to submit an annual diversity report; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116C.779, subdivision 1; 216B.1641; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1489
03/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1692: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 1986.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; appropriating money for the Department of Commerce and Public Utilities Commission; modifying the community solar garden program; eliminating the size limitation on hydropower sources that may satisfy the renewable energy standard; abolishing the nuclear power plant certificate of need prohibition; modifying the commercial PACE program; prohibiting use of funds for certain legal proceedings; modifying conservation improvement program requirements; amending the renewable development account public utility annual contribution; establishing criteria for utility cost recovery of energy storage system pilot projects; establishing a grant program to assist public school districts to install solar energy systems; establishing an electric vehicle charging station revolving loan program; establishing a net zero emissions project; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity; establishing an advisory task force on green roofs; requiring a cost-benefit analysis; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116C.779, subdivision 1; 216B.16, by adding a subdivision; 216B.1641; 216B.1691, subdivision 1; 216B.241, subdivisions 1c, 1d, 2, 2b, 3, 7; 216B.2422, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; 216B.243, subdivision 3b; 216C.435, subdivisions 3a, 8; 216C.436, subdivision 4, by adding a subdivision; Laws 2017, chapter 94, article 10, sections 28; 29; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapters 116J; 216B; 216C; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.241, subdivision 1b.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1692
04/02/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1757: (AUTHORS: UTKE, Johnson, Eichorn, Rarick and Osmek; Companion to HF No. 1710.)
 
A bill for an act relating to commerce; prohibiting the use of appropriated funds to support certain legal proceedings.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1757
03/12/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.1779: (AUTHORS: PRATT and Marty; Companion to HF No. 1360.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying the commercial PACE loan program; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216C.436, subdivisions 1, 4.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1779
03/26/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, laid over for possible inclusion in the omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.1888: (AUTHORS: HOUSLEY, Tomassoni, Anderson, b. and Mathews; Companion to HF No. 1919.)
 
A bill for an act relating to economic development; creating the community energy transition competitive grant program; transferring money; creating an advisory council; requiring reports; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 116J.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1888
03/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    As amended, be laid over
 

 
S.F.1891: (AUTHORS: SENJEM, Rosen, Dibble, Marty and Jasinski)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; modifying contiguous county requirements for community solar gardens; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.1641.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1891
03/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over
 

 
S.F.1915: (AUTHORS: RARICK, Osmek, Mathews, Tomassoni and Simonson; Companion to HF No. 1839.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing the Conservation Improvement Program Modernization Act of 2019; modifying conservation improvement program requirements for consumer-owned utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.241, subdivisions 1c, 1d, 2, 2b, 7; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216B; repealing Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.241, subdivision 1b.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF1915
03/05/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.2066: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 1798.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; correcting incorrect references; amending Laws 2017, chapter 94, article 10, sections 28; 29.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2066
03/12/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.2067: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 1833.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; amending the renewable development account public utility annual contribution; establishing criteria for utility cost recovery of energy storage system pilot projects; requiring investor-owned utilities to include in integrated resource plans an assessment of energy storage systems; establishing a grant program to assist public school districts to install solar energy systems; creating reserve accounts; establishing an electric vehicle charging station revolving loan program; establishing a net zero emissions project; establishing a process to compensate businesses for loss of business opportunity resulting from sale and closure of a biomass energy plant; establishing an advisory task force on green roofs; requiring a cost-benefit analysis of energy storage systems; requiring reports; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 116C.779, subdivision 1; 216B.16, by adding a subdivision; 216B.2422, subdivision 1, by adding a subdivision; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2067
03/21/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Removed from agenda
03/28/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.2084: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 1842.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; clarifying an arbiter of disputes for certain utilities; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 216B.164, subdivision 5.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2084
03/12/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended and recommended to pass
 

 
S.F.2197: (AUTHORS: MATHEWS, Osmek and Simonson; Companion to HF No. 2279.)
 
A bill for an act relating to telecommunications; modifying a definition; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 237.162, subdivision 2.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2197
03/26/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Laid over and maybe considered for omnibus bill
 

 
S.F.2342: (AUTHORS: OSMEK; Companion to HF No. 2492.)
 
A bill for an act relating to energy; establishing an electric vehicle charging station revolving loan program; requiring a report; appropriating money; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 216C.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2342
03/14/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Amended, recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy
 

 
S.F.2471: (AUTHORS: PRATT, Rarick, Eichorn, Simonson and Bigham; Companion to HF No. 2437.)
 
A bill for an act relating to solar energy; appropriating money for a solar generation on closed landfill properties study.
 
 
DATE    UNOFFICIAL STATUS FOR SF2471
03/26/2019   Meeting scheduled for thirteen in Room 1150 Minnesota Senate Bldg.
    Recommended to pass and re-referred to the Committee on Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy