Title Implementation of Lone Star Infrastructure Protection Act (LSIPA) Requirements
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Status Approved on 04/11/2024


Date Gov Body Action Taken Next steps
04/11/2024 PUCT Approved
02/27/2024 BOARD Recommended for Approval PUCT for consideration
02/14/2024 TAC Recommended for Approval Board for consideration
02/08/2024 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC for consideration
10/12/2023 PRS Deferred/Tabled PRS for consideration

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Date Gov Body Motion Result
04/11/2024 PUCT To approve NPRR1199 and accompanying ERCOT Market Impact Statement as presented in Project No. 54445, Review of Protocols Adopted by the Independent Organization Passed
02/27/2024 BOARD To recommend approval of NPRR1199 as recommended by TAC in the 2/14/24 TAC Report Passed
02/14/2024 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR1199 as recommended by PRS in the 2/8/24 PRS Report as amended by the 2/13/24 ERCOT comments Passed
02/08/2024 PRS To grant NPRR1199 Urgent status; to recommend approval of NPRR1199 as amended by the 2/7/24 LCRA comments as revised by PRS; and to forward to TAC NPRR1199 and the 9/6/23 Impact Analysis Passed
10/12/2023 PRS To table NPRR1199 Passed


Status: Approved
Date Posted: Sep 6, 2023
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: Yes
Sections:, 2.1, 2.2, 16.1.3, 16.1.4 (new), 23Q, and 23S (new)
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) revises the Protocols to reflect new requirements added to the LSIPA as part of Senate Bill (SB) 2013 during the 88th regular legislative session. Specifically, this NPRR makes the following changes to the Protocols: adds definitions of “Critical Electric Grid Equipment,” “Critical Electric Grid Services,” “Lone Star Infrastructure Protection Act (LSIPA) Designated Company,” and “Lone Star Infrastructure Protection Act (LSIPA) Designated Country” to Section 2.1; adds paragraph (5) to Section 16.1.3, reflecting ERCOT’s statutory authorization, established in SB 2013, to immediately suspend or terminate a Market Participant’s registration or access to any of ERCOT’s systems if ERCOT has a reasonable suspicion that the Entity meets any of the criteria described by Section 2274.0102(a)(2), Government Code, as added by Chapter 975 (S.B. 2116), Acts of the 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021; adds Section 16.1.4, establishing new reporting and attestation requirements for Critical Electric Grid Equipment and Critical Electric Grid Services procurements by Market Participants and entities that seek to register as Market Participants; amends Section 23 to add Form S, which shall be used by Market Participants and applicants for Market Participant registration to comply with the reporting and attestation requirements in Section 16.1.4; updates Section 16.1.3 and Section 23, Form Q using the new defined terms, where appropriate; and amends Section to provide that certain information submitted on Form S shall constitute ERCOT Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (ECEII) under the Protocols.
Reason: Regulatory requirements

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