90-4-1003. Energy policy development process. (1) At the first interim committee meeting held during each interim, the energy and telecommunications interim committee established in 5-5-230 shall review the state energy policy and, if determined necessary by the committee, discuss at future meetings issues to be included in a revised policy and recommend potential changes.
(2) If the committee decides to discuss issues to be included in a revised policy and recommend potential changes, it shall consult with a broad representation of stakeholders, including appropriate state agencies and the public, in developing the proposed revised state energy policy.
(3) If revisions to the state energy policy are proposed by the committee, then before September 15 of the year preceding a legislative session, the committee shall forward its recommendations for a proposed revised state energy policy to the legislature and to the appropriate state agencies for adoption.
(4) In carrying out its responsibilities under this section, the committee shall use its interim budget, as allocated by the legislative council, and rely on the input of locally available experts and staff research to accomplish its responsibilities.