IN HB1164 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on April 29 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-29 - Public Law 177
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

Various utility matters. Exempts a contract for the lease of state property under which no state expenditures are required from provisions: (1) requiring certain disclosures and certifications by a prospective state contractor regarding violations of Indiana telephone solicitation and automated calling statutes; (2) regarding cancellation of public purchasing contracts due to lack of funds; (3) regarding state contractor use of the E-Verify program; and (4) prohibiting state contractor employment of unauthorized aliens. Establishes a calculation for determining nondiscriminatory, just, and reasonable rental fees charged by: (1) rural electric cooperatives; and (2) municipalities providing electric service; that own or control electric distribution poles for attachments to those poles by cable operators. Sets forth rights and duties of pole owners and attaching entities with respect to: (1) unauthorized pole attachments; and (2) pole attachment transfers and relocations. Provides that the Indiana utility regulatory commission (IURC) may not require a communications service provider to: (1) file a tariff; or (2) report to the IURC any information that is: (A) available to the public on the communications service provider's Internet web site; (B) filed with the FCC; or (C) otherwise available to the public; except as required by the IURC to respond to consumer complaints or information requests from the general assembly. Makes the following changes to the statute concerning permits for wireless service providers: (1) Amends the factors that must exist for a permit authority to prohibit the placement of a new utility pole or wireless support structure in connection with the construction, placement, or use of a small cell facility in areas designated strictly for underground or buried utilities. (2) Provides that neighborhood associations, homeowners associations, and homeowners may request to be notified of applications by communications service providers for certain permitted uses of the rights-of-way in those designated areas, in addition to requesting notice of applications for new utility poles or new wireless support structures (as provided under current law). (3) Sets forth a procedure by which a permit authority may elect to collaborate with a neighborhood association or a homeowners association to adopt neighborhood specific guidelines on the preferred location and reasonable aesthetics of new utility poles or new wireless support structures within the neighborhood association's or homeowners association's jurisdiction. (4) Provides that a permit authority may not impose: (A) a restriction on maximum height of a wireless support structure, subject to certain federal regulations and state laws; or (B) a requirement regarding minimum separation distances between wireless support structures. Provides that a tariff filed with the IURC by a communications service provider is effective upon filing. Provides that a communications service provider may access public rights-of-way under the control of a county or municipality to the same extent as a public utility. Provides that a video service provider is not required to provide the IURC with information describing the provider's programming, including the provider's channel lineups or channel guides. Exempts a political subdivision's disposal of property by sale, exchange, transfer, or lease of the property to a public utility or a communications service provider from certain provisions regarding disposal of property by a political subdivision. Provides an exemption to the public works law for certain work done by the employees of a conservancy district established for the purpose of water or sewage treatment.

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Title

Various utility matters.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2021-04-20 - House - House Floor - (Y: 56 N: 35 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2021-04-13 - Senate - Senate - Third reading (Y: 29 N: 19 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 14 N: 36 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 16 N: 34 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 15 N: 35 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 12 N: 38 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 11 N: 39 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 13 N: 37 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-12 - Senate - Senate Floor - (Y: 11 N: 39 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]
2021-04-08 - Senate - Senate - Committee Vote (Y: 7 N: 3 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-02-22 - House - House - Third reading (Y: 54 N: 39 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2021-02-15 - House - House - Committee Vote (Y: 9 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2021-04-29HousePublic Law 177
2021-04-29HouseSigned by the Governor
2021-04-28SenateSigned by the President of the Senate
2021-04-23SenateSigned by the President Pro Tempore
2021-04-22HouseSigned by the Speaker
2021-04-20HouseHouse concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 472: yeas 55, nays 36
2021-04-15HouseMotion to concur filed
2021-04-14SenateReturned to the House with amendments
2021-04-13SenateThird reading: passed; Roll Call 415: yeas 29, nays 19
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #7 (Qaddoura) failed; Roll Call 401: yeas 14, nays 36
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #8 (Qaddoura) failed; Roll Call 400: yeas 16, nays 34
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #6 (Qaddoura) failed; Roll Call 399: yeas 15, nays 35
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #5 (Qaddoura) failed; Roll Call 398: yeas 12, nays 38
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #3 (Ford J.D.) failed; Roll Call 397: yeas 11, nays 39
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #2 (Ford J.D.) failed; Roll Call 396: yeas 13, nays 37
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #1 (Ford J.D.) failed; Roll Call 395: yeas 11, nays 39
2021-04-12SenateAmendment #9 (Messmer) prevailed; voice vote
2021-04-12SenateSecond reading: amended, ordered engrossed
2021-04-08SenateCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-02-24SenateFirst reading: referred to Committee on Utilities
2021-02-23HouseReferred to the Senate
2021-02-22HouseCosponsor: Senator Donato
2021-02-22HouseSenate sponsors: Senators Messmer, Koch, Houchin
2021-02-22HouseThird reading: passed; Roll Call 227: yeas 54, nays 39
2021-02-18HouseRepresentative Soliday added as coauthor
2021-02-18HouseRepresentative Lauer added as coauthor
2021-02-17HouseSecond reading: ordered engrossed
2021-02-15HouseCommittee report: amend do pass, adopted
2021-01-07HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications
2021-01-07HouseAuthored by Representative Manning

Indiana State Sources

TypeSource
Summaryhttp://iga.in.gov/legislative/2021/bills/house/1164/
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Amendmenthttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/4/3/8/5/4385e832/HB1164.03.COMS.AMS013.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/2/c/5/d/2c5d647a/HB1164.01.INTR.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/f/f/0/eff09228/HB1164.01.INTR.CRH001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/8/3/b/e/83befd1d/HB1164.02.COMH.FN001.pdf
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Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/0/9/7/7/097726a6/HB1164.02.COMH.CRS001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/0/f/1/e0f1e519/HB1164.03.COMS.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/9/9/d/4/99d45326/HB1164.04.ENGS.FN001.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/8/6/f/186f58e8/HB1164.04.ENGS.FN002.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/0/b/b/d0bb20fd/HB1164.04.ENGS.CON01.pdf
Supplementhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/6/b/b/16bb9ed6/HB1164.05.ENRS.FN001.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/7/c/1/37c1f41a/HB1164.01.INTR.00.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/a/e/d/eaedec68/HB1164.227_H.pdf
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Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/e/b/7/1/eb717444/HB1164.398_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/b/4/0/3b409652/HB1164.399_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/1/6/6/3/16635b78/HB1164.400_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/b/d/a/6/bda604a9/HB1164.401_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/d/a/c/8/dac8342e/HB1164.415_S.pdf
Roll Callhttp://iga.in.gov/static-documents/3/c/c/9/3cc96e65/HB1164.472_H.pdf

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