SB542 HFAT Evans 4-8

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

“Com Sub for Com Sub for Eng. Senate Bill 542—S. B. 542-- A Bill to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated §24-1-1c; and to amend said code by adding thereto three new sections, designated §24-2-1q, §24-2-21 and §24-2-22, all relating to the Public Service Commission; making legislative findings; requiring that all public electric utilities maintain a contract for a 30-day aggregate fuel supply for the remainder of the life of existing coal-fired plants; requiring that public electric utilities provide advance notice of retirement, shutdown, or sale of electricity-generating units; establishing the Coal Community Comeback Advisory Committee; providing for appointment to the  committee; providing for expense reimbursement to committee members; directing the committee to develop a plan and recommendations to revitalize coal communities in the state that address economic, workforce and other actions for revitalization of coal communities; providing for public hearings and other actions for the committee; providing for submission of a committee report; defining terms; and providing for expiration of committee.”