2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 359
Electric Utilities; eminent domain proceedings; Transmission Facility Siting Act; Electric Utility Infrastructure Planning Study Committee
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 12 of the O.C.G.A., relating to conservation and natural resources, Title 22 of the O.C.G.A., relating to eminent domain, and Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public utilities and public transportation, so as to change provisions relating to location of certain electric facilities, the power of eminent domain, and integrated resource planning; to enact the "Transmission Facility Siting Act" and provide for applications and permits for electric transmission facilities; to provide that certain provisions for refund of fees shall not apply to such applications; to define terms; to provide for powers and duties of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environmental Protection Division; to provide effective dates and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/27/2003 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/26/2003 - Senate Hopper