2015-2016 Regular Session - HB 284
Public utilities; in event of litigation against a utility to prevent construction of a facility used to service customers in this state, the losing party shall be required to pay attorney's fees and costs of litigation to winning party; provide
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 46 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding public utilities, so as to provide that in the event of litigation against a gas company or electric utility to enjoin, prevent, stop, or delay the construction by such gas company or electric utility of a facility to be used by the gas company or public utility for the provision of gas or electrical service to customers in this state, the losing party shall be required to pay attorney's fees and costs of litigation to the winning party; to provide for exceptions; to provide for certain notices; to provide for sanctions for failure to provide such notices; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/12/2015 - House Second Readers
Feb/11/2015 - House First Readers
Feb/10/2015 - House Hopper