|Date Requested:February 22, 2010
Time Requested:12:46 PM
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Sources of Revenue
Legislation creates:Neither Program nor Fund
Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.
| This bill will not have any impact on revenue for the Public Service Commission.
This bill will have only a minor impact on the costs of the Public Service Commission increasing ongoing current expenses by about $2,000 annually.
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3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
This bill will have no impact on revenues for the Public Service Commission.
This bill allows the Commission to consider special rates for a limited number of industrial consumers’ electric power. There is no phase-in of the provisions of the bill, thus it would be subject to full implementation upon its passage and approval by the Governor. The Commission will consider the special rates described in the bill either in a normal rate case or in a special proceeding. In either case, the Commission would process requests for special rates case with existing personnel. Therefore we expect no change in personnel costs pursuant to this legislation.
If a special proceeding is initiated as a result of this legislation there would be an increase in current expenses. This would include the cost of notice, and holding one or more hearings. The most significant cost of a hearing would be the transcription of the proceedings by a court reporter. Costs would be dependent on the number of such special proceedings, if any, but considering the limited number of customers that could receive special rates, and the possibility that such rates would be considered in normal rate cases, we project an annual cost of special proceedings that would not exceed $2,000 per year.