HB727 - Utilities, expand the definition of certain wastewater service provider for regulation by the Public Service Commission, Sec. 37-4-2A added; Secs. 22-25B-6, 37-4-1 am'd

Sponsor(s): Representatives McClurkin and Carns

Summary/Synopsis: Under existing law, the Alabama Public Service Commission regulates certain wastewater service providers. This bill would expand the definition of a utility to include wastewater service providers and would allow utilities exempt from regulation under state law the ability to elect to be regulated by the Alabama Public Service Commission.
League Action and Justification: LWVAL is monitoring HB727.

Bill Progress in Legislature:
4/19/2012: First reading and referred to the