AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT ONLY INCUMBENT PROVIDERS MAY CONSTRUCT A NEW ELECTRICITY TRANSMISSION LINE. Enacted July 3, 2013. Effective July 3, 2013, and applies to certificates of environmental compatibility and public convenience and necessity issued on or after that date.
Summary date: Jul 8 2013 - More information
Summary date: Jun 19 2013 - More information
House amendment to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 62-101(a) to add that although only a public utility may obtain a certificate to construct a new transmission line, an entity may obtain a certificate to construct a new transmission line solely for providing interconnection to an electric generation facility.
Summary date: May 2 2013 - More information
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends GS 62-100 to change the term electric membership cooperative to electric membership corporation. Provides that the act applies to certificates of environmental comparability (was, capability) and public convenience and necessity issued on or after the date that the act becomes law.
Summary date: Apr 3 2013 - More information
Amends GS 62-100 (Definitions), making technical changes. Expands the definition of the term public utility to include, (1) a public utility as defined in GS 62-3(23); (2) an electric membership cooperative; (3) a joint municipal power agency; and (4) a city or county that is engaged in producing, generating, transmitting, delivering, or furnishing electricity for private or public use.
Amends GS 62-101(a), providing that only a public utility, as defined in this Article, may obtain a certificate to construct a new transmission line.
Effective when the act becomes law and applies to certificates of environmental capability and public convenience and necessity issued on or after that date.
Summary date: Apr 2 2013 - More information
To be summarized.
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