HB 2391

House Bill (HB) 2391: municipalities; water rates; requirements 

Sponsor: Representative Bowers

Summary: HB2391 requires that all water/wastewater fees charged by a municipality must cover the expense of the service for which the fee is charged, the charge may not defray the cost of purchasing or acquiring a water facility.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes this bill because it does not allow municipalities to defray the cost of acquiring a water facility.


2/8/2016: HB2391 passed the House Energy, Environment and Natural Resources Committee by a vote of 8-0-2. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.

3/1/2016: HB2391 passed the House COW.

3/2/2016: HB2391 passed the House Third Read by a vote of 37-21. The bill was transferred to the Senate.

3/2/2016: HB2391 passed the Senate Committee on Water and Energy a vote of 5-1.

3/30/2016: HB2391 passed the Senate COW.

3/30/2016: HB2391 passed the Senate Third Read by a vote of 19-10.