Transmission lines; utility to submit to SCC plan to install underground. (SB431)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Underground location of transmission lines. Requires a utility seeking State Corporation Commission approval for an extension of an existing electrical transmission line or the construction of a new line to submit to the Commission a plan to install the line underground. Hearings on the application would be held after the Commission has reviewed the plan. The Commission shall condition its approval of an application upon the utility's agreement to install the line underground if underground installation is technologically feasible. Read the Bill »


01/28/2008: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/08/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 086548338
01/08/2008Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/22/2008Assigned C&L sub: Utilities
01/28/2008Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2008Impact statement from SCC (SB431)