Massachusetts Bill S.2372 (“An Act to promote energy diversity”), Amendment 1

Ms. Jehlen, Messrs. Keenan, Montigny, Timilty and Joyce, Ms. Creem, Mr. Brady, Ms. L’Italien, Ms. Gobi, Ms. O’Connor Ives, Ms. Chang-Diaz, Messrs. Lewis, Pacheco, Moore and Ross moved that the bill be amended by inserting the following section:-

SECTION X. Section 94A of chapter 164 of the general laws, as appearing in the 2014 official edition, is hereby amended by adding the following paragraph:-

Nothing in this section shall be construed to authorize the department to review and approve contracts for natural gas pipeline capacity filed by electric companies.

This Amendment was adopted by the Massachusetts Senate, today, unanimously.

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