The legislation has drawn some concerns from clean energy advocates, who want to see changes before they are passed.
The proposal was attached to legislation to block cities from adopting policies to transition from natural gas heating.
The proposal to prevent cities from prohibiting new natural gas hookups mirrors pending legislation in other states, including Kansas and Missouri.
The final report from a Republican-led state task force cautions against shifting to renewables too quickly and contradicts a previous, more-detailed analysis.
The transmission line, originally envisioned as a thruway from Kansas to Indiana, has struggled to gain approval in Missouri and Illinois.