HB2792 HFAT Anderson 3-25

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Delegate Anderson moves to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Com. Sub. for House Bill No. 2792 -- A Bill to amend and reenact 24-2-20 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating generally to natural gas public utilities; providing for the expansion of direct access to natural gas service for new customers and allowing existing natural gas utility customers to have direct access to natural gas service if an existing user expands its service in the amount of 25 million cubic feet of natural gas per year or more; allowing this direct access for users without the permission, consent, control, review, or input of the Public Service Commission; amending certification requirements by users to the Public Service Commission; reiterating that the Public Service Commission has no jurisdiction of a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regulated gas company; requiring the Public Service Commission to promulgate rules to implement the provisions no later than July 1, 2021; amending legislative findings; and establishing an effective date.