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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Utility facilitation of job creation. Provides that when a political subdivision performs a public work, a public utility that provides utility service to the political subdivision: (1) shall grant all necessary rights-of-way to the political subdivision at no charge; and (2) may not impose connection fees for utility service provided to the public work. Provides that when a political subdivision grants a job creation incentive for a project that reduces a person's property tax liability, the public utility that provides utility service to the project shall reduce, directly or in the form of a credit, the rates and charges imposed for the utility service in proportion to the reduction in the person's property tax liability.