APPA drafting legislation to protect municipal utilities bonds' tax-free status
- Public power officials climb Capitol Hill to express deregulation concerns. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;01/28/98, Vol. 323 Issue 30319, p6
Reports on electric utilities officials' concerns about legislative proposals seeking the deregulation of electric utilities in the United States, expressed during a meeting of the American Public Power Association. Group's lobbying for self-regulation; Impact of deregulation over electric rates.
- Private-use options sought for localities. Carpenter, Sheri // Bond Buyer;02/22/2000, Vol. 331 Issue 30833, p3
Reports on the view of Joe Nipper, associate executive director of the American Public Power Association, that bills in Congress to restructure private-use regulations within the public power industry will probably not become law until at least 2003 to 2005. Criticism against a bill introduced...
- Saving tax-exempt status is high on muni utility association's busy agenda. Kinnander, Ola // Bond Buyer;06/16/98, Vol. 324 Issue 30415, p4
Reports that the American Public Power Association has adopted a series of legislative and regulatory priorities. Tax-exempt status of municipal utilities' bonds; Cities' rights to provide telecommunication services; Blocking of mergers between large investor-owned utilities.
- Washington report. Bretz, Elizabeth A. // Electrical World;Feb94, Vol. 208 Issue 2, p16
Features news and developments concerning legislation on the electric power industry in the United States. Implications of marketing competition among electric utilities; Merging of interest groups of the nuclear industry.
- Legislative update. // Electrical World;Jul95, Vol. 209 Issue 7, Utility Business Quarterl p2
Presents news briefs on legislative updates. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's notice on proposed rulemaking intended to make electric utilities open their transmission grids for comparable service to all users; Department of Energy's proposal to privatise three federal power marketing...
- Washington report. // Electrical World;Nov96, Vol. 210 Issue 11, p5
Presents updates on legislation affecting electric utilities in the United States as of November 1996, as reported in McGraw-Hill Energy Group's newsletters. Includes the proposed reauthorization of the Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC); Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's order on...
- `Retail wheeling' proposes to break up utility monopoly. Wooley, David // Westchester County Business Journal;4/3/95, Vol. 34 Issue 14, p25
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- Flex energy rate bill changed after `unfair competition' charge. // Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration News;7/24/95, Vol. 195 Issue 13, p2
Reports on changes in the New Jersey Senate Bill S-1940 which was forced by leaders of the New Jersey Coalition for Fair Competition to prevent unfair competition by electric utilities. A-91 bill reviewed by the State Assembly Policy and Rules Committee; Areas affected by the bill.
- Special status for small systems. // Modern Power Systems;Apr96, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p5
Reports on the European Parliament's approval of a resolution that will protect small electricity systems when agreement is finally reached to open up the electricity market in Europe.