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2012 House Bill 5727: Require local governments enter “energy performance contracts"

Public Act 625 of 2012

  1. Introduced by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on June 6, 2012, to effectively require local governments to enter “energy performance contracts" with private entities that make energy-saving improvements to public buildings and guarantee savings that exceed the cost of the contract.
    • Referred to the House Energy and Technology Committee on June 6, 2012.
      • Reported in the House on September 11, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on September 27, 2012, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that allows but doesn't require locals to enter these contracts. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 27, 2012.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Joseph Haveman (R) on September 27, 2012, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on September 27, 2012.
  2. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on September 27, 2012, to allow but not require local governments to enter “energy performance contracts" with private entities that make energy-saving improvements to public buildings and guarantee savings that exceed the cost of the contract.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on October 17, 2012.
    • Referred to the Senate Energy and Technology Committee on October 17, 2012.
      • Reported in the Senate on December 5, 2012, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on December 5, 2012. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on December 5, 2012.
  4. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on December 12, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the House on December 12, 2012.
  6. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on December 13, 2012.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  7. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on January 8, 2013.

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