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09

HB 1379 – Water and Wastewater Utilities by Rep. Jason Brodeur:

Water and Wastewater Utilities: Prohibits Public Service Commission from approving tiered rates based upon customer consumption; requires commission to make certain findings in utility rate case expenses; provides limitations for rate case expense recovery; requires design & operation standards for systems; requires commission to establish mechanism by which monetary penalties are imposed on utility systems that fail to provide sufficient quality of service; provides for counties to assume operation & control of utilities under specified conditions; creates Study Committee on Investor-Owned Water and Wastewater Utility Systems & provides for report & future termination.

On January 8th, 2012, Rep. Jason Brodeur, District 33 (parts of Orange, Seminole and Volousia counties) filed HB1379, similar to SB1244.

Thank you Rep. Brodeur for all your hard work over the last several weeks.

The House and Senate bills are somewhat similar.  Rep. Brodeur has some additional language in his version.

Click on link below to see entire bill:

http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Documents/loaddoc.aspx?FileName=_h1379__.docx&DocumentType=Bill&BillNumber=1379&Session=2012

 

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