KY SB100 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Passed on March 26 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-26 - signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 101)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Amend KRS 278.465 to increase the maximum capacity for an eligible electric generating facility to 45 kilowatts and to redefine "net metering"; amend KRS 278.466 to require the Public Service Commission to set the compensation rate for eligible customer-generators according to the ratemaking process in KRS Chapter 278; specify that the ratemaking process to set the amount of compensation for electricity produced by eligible customer-generators be initiated by a retail electric supplier or generation and transmission cooperative on behalf of one or more retail electric suppliers; prohibit eligible customer-generators who close their net metering accounts from receiving any cash refund for accumulated excess generation credits; require the net metering tariff provisions for eligible customer-generators in place when they started taking net metering service to remain in effect for 25-years for eligible generating facilities, including the one-to-one kilowatt-hour denominated credit provided for electricity fed into the grid; specify that eligible customer-generators shall be subject to all changes in energy rates, rate structures, and monthly charges as nonparticipating customers during that 25 year period; specify that eligible customer-generator installations are transferable to other persons at the same premises; amend KRS 278.467 to conform; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2020.

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AN ACT relating to net metering.


Roll Calls

2019-03-14 - House - House: Recede HFA 1 RCS# 371 (Y: 50 N: 38 NV: 0 Abs: 12) [PASS]
2019-03-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 372 (Y: 55 N: 36 NV: 0 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2019-02-15 - House - House: Third Reading RCS# 42 (Y: 71 N: 24 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2019-02-13 - House - House: Suspend the Rules RCS# 34 (Y: 53 N: 37 NV: 0 Abs: 10) [PASS]
2019-02-13 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RSN# 799 (Y: 23 N: 12 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-03-26Senatesigned by Governor (KY Acts ch. 101)
2019-03-14Senatedelivered to Governor
2019-03-14Senateenrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
2019-03-14Senateenrolled, signed by President of the Senate
2019-03-14Senatereceived in Senate
2019-03-14HouseBill passed 55-36
2019-03-14HouseHouse receded from floor amendment (1)
2019-03-01Houseposted for passage for receding from House floor amendment (1)
2019-02-22Houseto Rules (H)
2019-02-22Housereceived in House
2019-02-21SenateSenate refused to concur in House floor amendment (1)
2019-02-21Senateposted for passage for concurrence in House floor amendment (1)
2019-02-15Senatereceived in Senate
2019-02-15Housepassed 71-24 with floor amendment (1)
2019-02-15Housefloor amendment (4) defeated
2019-02-15House3rd reading
2019-02-14Housefloor amendments (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6) filed
2019-02-14Houseposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 15, 2019
2019-02-14Housereported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules
2019-02-13Houseposted in committee
2019-02-13Houseposting waived
2019-02-13Houseto Natural Resources & Energy (H)
2019-02-13House1st reading
2019-02-13Housetaken from Committee on Committees (H)
2019-02-13Housereceived in House
2019-02-13Senatefloor amendment (1) filed
2019-02-13Senate3rd reading, passed 23-12
2019-02-13Senateposted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 13, 2019
2019-02-13Senatereported favorably, to Rules
2019-02-12Senateto Natural Resources & Energy (S)
2019-02-12Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2019-02-12Senate2nd reading
2019-02-12Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2019-02-11Senatereturned to Committee on Committees (S)
2019-02-11Senate1st reading
2019-02-11Senatetaken from Committee on Committees (S)
2019-02-11Senateintroduced in Senate


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