2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall R.
Comprehensive Plan as Part of the Application Process for New Power Lines (language only)

Item 465 #3h

Item 465 #3h

Independent Agencies
State Corporation Commission

Page 507, after line 32, insert:
"Any application to the State Corporation Commission wherein funds authorized to be appropriated under this act to approve or deny a request for new electric power transmission lines of 150 kv and above shall conform to the comprehensive plan of such locality through which the proposed power line will traverse pursuant to JLARC Recommendation 6 of the November, 2006 study."

(This amendment establishes guidelines for new applications to the State Corporation Commission for the construction of new transmission power lines that are 150 kv or more.)