2005-2006 Regular Session - HB 1593
Renewable energy; voluntary portfolio standard goods; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 46 of the O.C.G.A., relating to public utilities, so as to provide for voluntary portfolio standard goals for renewable energy; to provide for legislative intent and purpose; to provide for definitions; to provide for reports, incentives, penalties, and rules and regulations; to provide for a renewable energy credits trading program; to provide for a registry of producers of renewable energy in this state; to provide for credits for landfill gas or other renewable energy in the form of gas supplied by a producer of renewable energy and sold to a customer or gas distribution system; to amend Code Section 50-23-4 of the O.C.G.A., relating to definitions concerning the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority, so as to include in the definition of "project" renewable energy facilities such that the Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority may issue bonds to finance such projects; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/13/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/09/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/08/2006 - House Hopper