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Senate Bill 0494

Senate Bill 0494

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 494 (Updated April 27, 2013 1:21 am - DI 103)

Substitute natural gas. Defines "2011 order", "business day", and "savings". Makes additional findings concerning substitute natural gas (SNG). Requires the Indiana finance authority to submit certain contracts and agreements to the utility regulatory commission (IURC) for approval. Specifies that if a certified appellate opinion does not affirm the 2011 order in its entirety, the IURC shall, after notice and hearing, approve, reject, or require the modification of a purchase contract if in the public interest. Specifies certain factors the IURC must consider before taking action. Requires the IURC to issue a final order within 180 business days. Provides that a party that seeks to appeal a final order shall do so through an expedited direct appeal to the Indiana supreme court under rules to be adopted by the Indiana supreme court. Authorizes the IURC to adopt rules, including rules establishing filing deadlines. Requires the IURC to study the sales price of natural gas and report the study results in an electronic format to the general assembly by November 30, 2013.
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