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2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1438
Renewable energy; portfolio standard; implement
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 3 of Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to generation and distribution of electricity generally, so as to promote the development of renewable energy in Georgia through the implementation of a renewable energy portfolio standard for use of renewable energy by certain electric utilities; to provide for legislative intent and purpose; to provide for short title; to provide definitions; to provide for standard goals; to provide for standard portfolio goals to be met through energy produced in Georgia or renewable energy certificates; to provide for reports; to provide for the adoption of rules for implementation; to establish the Renewable Energy Board; to impose an implementation fee to recover the costs of administering the portfolio standard goals; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2006 - House Second Readers
Feb/23/2006 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2006 - House Hopper