More Changes Could be Coming to Ohio’s Energy Laws

The House Public Utilities Committee this week heard from the sponsor of House Bill 246, Rep. Nino Vitale (R-Urbana), who reviewed provisions of the new substitute version offered and accepted by the committee. The new version, which is being reviewed by OMA staff, appears to make numerous changes to laws regulating utility companies.

Also this week, the House Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved House Bill 104, sponsored by Rep. Dick Stein (R-Huron). The bill is intended to spur nuclear research and commercialization. View the comparison document to see what changed. The OMA had expressed concerns regarding the original version and is studying the changes. 5/28/2020