Bill

HB 3615

87(R) - 2021
House State Affairs
House State Affairs
Utilities
Electricity
Local Government
Energy
Open Records

Contact the Author

Phil King

Phone:

(512) 463-0738

Capitol Office:

1N.8

Vote Recommendation

Yes
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Neutral

Author(s)

Phil King
Ana Hernandez

Bill Caption

Relating to certain rates charged by and programs offered by municipally owned utilities.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

HB 3615 would include chilled water programs operated by a Municipally owned utility under the definition of "Municipally owned utility" and require public disclosure of how the municipality or municipally owned utility sets rates for electric service and chilled water service or any other service designed by the municipality or municipally owned utility to curb peak demand or shift load.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action supports HB 3615 as this bill increases government transparency which is a key attribute of limited government.

Contact the Author

Phil King

Phone:

(512) 463-0738

Capitol Office:

1N.8