SB 645 Electric transmission lines; prohibits SCC approving agreements for underground installation.
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Summary as introduced:
Undergrounding of electric transmission lines.  Prohibits the State Corporation Commission from approving an agreement between a local governing body and an electric utility for the underground installation of an electric transmission line of at least 150 kilovolts if a feasible overhead alternative exists, unless all localities in which the line passes request that the line be installed underground.

Full text:
01/19/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10104207D  pdf | impact statement
02/08/10  Senate: Printed as engrossed 10104207D-E  pdf | impact statement
03/11/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB645ER)  pdf | impact statement
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments

Status:
01/19/10  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 10104207D
01/19/10  Senate: Referred to Committee on Local Government
02/02/10  Senate: Reported from Local Government with amendments (12-Y 3-N)
02/04/10  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/10  Senate: Read second time
02/08/10  Senate: Reading of amendments waived
02/08/10  Senate: Committee amendments agreed to
02/08/10  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended SB645E
02/08/10  Senate: Printed as engrossed 10104207D-E
02/09/10  Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (31-Y 9-N)
02/16/10  House: Placed on Calendar
02/16/10  House: Read first time
02/16/10  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
03/02/10  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (22-Y 0-N)
03/03/10  House: Read second time
03/04/10  House: Read third time
03/04/10  House: Pending question ordered
03/04/10  House: Passed House (82-Y 18-N)
03/04/10  House: VOTE: --- PASSAGE (82-Y 18-N)
03/11/10  Senate: Enrolled
03/11/10  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB645ER)
03/11/10  House: Signed by Speaker
03/12/10  Senate: Signed by President
04/10/10  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 392 (effective 7/1/10)
04/10/10  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0392)