Bills to Protect the Electric Grid Progressing at the Texas Legislature

Bills to Protect the Electric Grid Progressing at the Texas Legislature

May 10, 2017

by Denise Stokes, Copyright 2016 by Competitive Assets, LLC.  All rights reserved

Two bills in the current legislative session address the need for additional security for the electric grid. They are  making good progress toward the final passage.  On 5/8/17, House Bill HB787 was passed out of committee.  On 5/9/17, Senate Bill SB83 was passed by the Senate.  Given that the text of the two bills is not identical, if HB787 passes the House, a conference committee would need to convene to draft the final compromise language, before being sent to the  Governor

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