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Senate Bill 0385


Senate Bill 0385

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 385 (Updated April 26, 2013 11:04 am - DI 118)


Municipal utilities. Provides that a utility that: (1) provides or receives wholesale sewage service; and (2) negotiates to renew an expiring contract or enter into a new contract for wholesale sewage service; may file a petition for review of the rates and charges for the wholesale sewage service with the utility regulatory commission (commission) or a court, but not both. Deposits certain expense reimbursements paid by municipal utilities for investigations conducted by the commission into the commission public utility fund account. (Under current law, the amounts paid are deposited in the state treasury.) Provides that a contract for the construction of a municipal sewage works may not require certain landowners to waive the right to remonstrate against annexation by the municipality. Urges the legislative council to assign to the environmental quality service council for study during the 2013 legislative interim the topic of rates and charges imposed by water, wastewater, and combined water and wastewater utilities for service to users located outside the corporate boundaries or service territory of the utilities.
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