DE SB56 | 2023-2024 | 152nd General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-1)
Status: Passed on June 29 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-06-29 - Signed by Governor
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


This is an omnibus bill that updates several aspects of the Delaware Public Utility Code, Title 26, including the following: (a) Expanding the public notice options for the Public Service Commission in order to reduce costs, increase transparency, and raise public awareness of Commission proceedings; (b) Amending the statute which sets the salary of Commissioners to provide for a salary as appropriated in the annual State Operating Budget; (c) Increasing the utility assessment rate; and (d) Eliminating references to the Water Supply Coordinating Council, which reached its sunset date of January 31, 2022.

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An Act To Amend Title 26 Of The Delaware Code Relating To The Public Service Commission.


Roll Calls

2023-06-14 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-06-06 - House - House Third Reading (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-09 - Senate - Senate Third Reading (Y: 20 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-06-29 Signed by Governor
2023-06-14 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2023-06-06 Passed By House. Votes: 40 YES 1 ABSENT
2023-06-06 Amendment HA 1 to SB 56 - Passed In House by Voice Vote
2023-06-06 Amendment HA 1 to SB 56 - Introduced and Placed With Bill
2023-05-02 Reported Out of Committee (Natural Resources & Energy) in House with 7 Favorable, 3 On Its Merits
2023-03-10 Assigned to Natural Resources & Energy Committee in House
2023-03-09 Passed By Senate. Votes: 20 YES 1 ABSENT
2023-03-08 Reported Out of Committee (Environment, Energy & Transportation) in Senate with 1 Favorable, 7 On Its Merits
2023-03-01 Introduced and Assigned to Environment, Energy & Transportation Committee in Senate

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