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 Bill Status of HB1556  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Water Rate Protection Act. Creates the Water Rate Protection Board to exercise specified powers and duties, including holding hearings and regulating water rates that a municipal water provider with a population over 500,000 may impose upon units of local government that purchase water from the municipal water provider for delivery to consumers. Contains provisions regarding: appointment of board members and election of board officers; employment of hearing examiners and staff by the board; mailings; prohibited acts; conflicts of interest; records; water rates and rate schedules; judicial review; costs; expenses; construction; liability; and other matters. Limits home rule powers.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  2/9/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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