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Senate Bill 0223

Senate Bill 0223

ARCHIVE (2008)

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DIGEST OF SB223 (Updated February 28, 2008 12:02 pm - DI 84)

Coal gasification and substitute natural gas. Provides that a taxpayer awarded a coal gasification technology investment tax credit may agree to use less than 100% Indiana coal in the qualifying coal gasification project and qualify for the credit if the taxpayer: (1) wishes to assign the tax credit; and (2) certifies to the Indiana economic development corporation that partial use of other coal is necessary to result in lower rates for Indiana retail utility customers. Changes the definition of "substitute natural gas" to include gas: (1) produced by a facility outside Indiana; and (2) converted from coal from a location other than the Illinois basin. Changes the definition of a "customer choice program" to include customers located in the service area of an electric utility. Provides that when substitute natural gas (SNG) purchase obligations are proportionally assigned due to a customer choice program, the assignee must meet the assignment requirements in the previously approved contract for purchase of the SNG.
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