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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  ELECTRIC RELIABILITY COUNCIL OF TEXAS (ERCOT) ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 788 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to enhancing the security of the electric grid; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1460 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to electricity service provided by municipally owned utilities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1665 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the regulation of cross-border electric generating facilities. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2910 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to electric rates imposed on residential customers by certain electric utilities in the ERCOT region. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3534 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4217 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1510 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to rates charged by certain transmission and distribution utilities to certain places of worship. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1999 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to energy resources planning for electric generation in ERCOT. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2561 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the allocation of congestion rents in the ERCOT wholesale market. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4097 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to seawater desalination projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 933 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to review transmission interconnections that enable imports or exports from the ERCOT power grid. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1284 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the development of electricity demand response programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1398 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to a study by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas on securing critical infrastructure from electromagnetic, geomagnetic, terrorist, and cyber-attack threats. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1570 83-0 (2013) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the determination of the amount of energy available for sale from a clean energy project to a wholesale power purchaser. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2920 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the consideration of adequate alternatives to resolve transmission constraints. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1139 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the exclusion of hospital facilities from a rolling blackout. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1257 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a settlement in a contested case involving an integrated utility operating outside of ERCOT in areas of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1280 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to attaining reserve capacity margins in power regions to meet expected peak demand. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1478 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the satisfaction of annual renewable energy requirements by certain utilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1421 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1629 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to energy efficiency goals and programs, public information regarding energy efficiency programs, and the participation of loads in certain energy markets. House: Energy Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1986 82-0 (2011) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to ensure the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has adequate reserve power to prevent blackout conditions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2044 82-0 (2011) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the disclosure of electricity generation offers received by ERCOT. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2134 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the continuation and functions of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing an administrative penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2264 82-0 (2011) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to participate in certain proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3200 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to reregulation of retail electric services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3558 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to information used by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to settle or resettle a market participant's load or certain trade days. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 492 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy | et. al. Relating to the creation of a distributed solar generation incentive program. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 661 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and functions, as applicable, of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and the Public Utility Commission of Texas and to the transfer of certain functions from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to the Public Utility Commission of Texas; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Point of order sustained
SB 689 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disclosure of electricity generation offers received by ERCOT. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 898 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to energy efficiency programs in institutions of higher education and certain governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 924 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the duties of certain utilities regarding energy efficiency reports and emergency notification systems. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 943 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the classification, use, and regulation of electric energy storage equipment or facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1031 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to design, construction, renovation, and energy efficiency standards for buildings. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 1133 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to a report by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on the ability of electric generators to respond to abnormal weather conditions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1153 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to participate in certain proceedings before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1604 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to this state's goal for energy efficiency, including load management and demand response in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1783 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the Internet broadcasting of Public Utility Commission of Texas and ERCOT public hearings and meetings. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2782 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to regulation of electric generation capacity ownership in the electric power market. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4059 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the monitoring of electric generation offers in the ERCOT power region. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4330 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to a study concerning the feasibility and viability of certain time-differentiated pricing schemes for electric service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4645 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the recovery of transmission costs imposed on electric cooperatives and certain utilities in ERCOT. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 428 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirement that retail electric providers give notice to customers before permanently ceasing to operate. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1420 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the sale of electric energy produced by distributed renewable generation owners. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1821 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to a study and a pilot project with regard to, and the implementation of policies to promote, the adoption of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Energy Resources
SB 2165 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of electricity generation offers received by ERCOT. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 553 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to market power abuse in the wholesale electricity market and pricing safeguards in certain markets; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Regulated Industries No action taken in committee
HB 1777 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil Relating to regulation of the electric power market and energy efficiency. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 743 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to independent organizations in ERCOT and their regulation and certification by the Public Utility Commission of Texas; providing an administrative penalty. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1494 79-0 (2005) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the unbundling of electric utilities in the transition to competitive retail electric markets. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Postponed

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