Suggested State Legislation

According to the Uniform Law Commissioners (ULC), anyone who establishes and develops a business in America has choices available for the entity that may be chosen to do business. As a business grows, these options also allow for some changes in form and location of the entity chosen. For example, a small enterprise that chooses to be a partnership initially has the opportunity to reorganize as a corporation when the business is big enough to want the advantage of the corporate form.

This Act declares areas of the state wholly or partially within a jointly developed community — military Air Installation Compatible Use Zone (AICUZ) study area, Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) area, Army Compatible Use Buffer (ACUB), or an Environmental Noise Management Plan (ENMP) of an active duty, National Guard or reserve military installation, constitute a state area of interest vital to national security and the economic well being of the state. The bill requires military installations notify and coordinate with municipalities about any development, project, or operational change that alters or amends a JLUS area, ACUB, AICUZ, or ENMP.

This Act directs electric utilities to interconnect solar and farm waste electric generating equipment, micro-combined heat and power generating equipment and fuel cell electric generating equipment owned or operated by a customer-generator and for net energy metering, provided that the customer-generator enters into a net energy metering contract with the utility or complies with the corporation‘s net energy metering schedule and other standards under state law.

This Act directs electric utilities to interconnect solar and farm waste electric generating equipment, micro-combined heat and power generating equipment and fuel cell electric generating equipment owned or operated by a customer-generator and for net energy metering, provided that the customer-generator enters into a net energy metering contract with the utility or complies with the corporation‘s net energy metering schedule and other standards under state law.

This Act limits how life insurers can deny a policy to someone or cancel or charge different rates to policy holders based upon the applicants‘ or policy holders‘ past or future travel to lawful destinations. It makes for exceptions when the insurers‘ decisions are based upon sound actuarial principles or reasonably anticipated experience.

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