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HF 438

as introduced - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 03/13/2013 11:17am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

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Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 02/11/2013

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A bill for an act
relating to energy; requesting the Legislative Energy Commission to study issues
related to high-voltage transmission line routing.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1. new text beginHIGH-VOLTAGE TRANSMISSION LINE ROUTING;
LEGISLATIVE ENERGY COMMISSION STUDY.
new text end

new text begin The Legislative Energy Commission is requested to study and make
recommendations concerning state laws and rules governing the routing of high-voltage
transmission lines. In particular and without limitation on other subjects, the commission
is requested to study:
new text end

new text begin (1) whether financial assistance should be provided to citizens to participate in the
routing process and, if so, the process for providing the assistance and the amounts of
the assistance; and
new text end

new text begin (2) under what circumstances, if any, landowners whose land is not included within
a route should be compensated for a loss in property value caused by the construction of a
high-voltage transmission line within the route.
new text end

new text begin The commission is requested to make its recommendation to the committee of the
legislature with primary jurisdiction over energy issues by February 15, 2014.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end