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  By: Johnson  S.B. No. 1929
         (In the Senate - Filed March 8, 2023; March 20, 2023, read
  first time and referred to Committee on Business & Commerce;
  April 5, 2023, reported adversely, with favorable Committee
  Substitute by the following vote:  Yeas 11, Nays 0; April 5, 2023,
  sent to printer.)
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  COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR S.B. No. 1929 By:  Johnson
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
 
  relating to the authority of an independent organization certified
  for the ERCOT power region to require information from and
  registration by certain facilities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Subchapter D, Chapter 39, Utilities Code, is
  amended by adding Section 39.166 to read as follows:
         Sec. 39.166.  LARGE, FLEXIBLE ELECTRICAL LOADS. (a)  The
  independent organization certified under Section 39.151 for the
  ERCOT power region may require a person seeking to receive retail
  electric service for a computing facility that requires a large,
  flexible electrical load or that the organization anticipates will
  require a large, flexible electrical load to:
               (1)  provide to the organization any information about
  the person or the existing or future load of the facility that is
  reasonably necessary for the purposes described by Section
  39.151(a), including telemetry of the facility's real-time
  electrical load; and
               (2)  register the facility with the organization.
         (b)  The independent organization certified under Section
  39.151 for the ERCOT power region may adopt a ramping threshold, a
  consumption threshold, or other standard for determining whether an
  electrical load is large and flexible for the purposes of
  Subsection (a).
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2023.
 
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