Virginia - SB 1418 - 2017

Relating to electric utility regulation; pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 06-21-2017
Status: Passed One Chamber
Primary Sponsor: A. Benton "Ben" Chafin (House/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (33)

  • 01-11-2017 - Presented and ordered printed 17103515D
  • 01-11-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-18-2017 - Assigned C&L sub: Renewable Energy
  • 02-02-2017 - Passed by for the day
  • 02-02-2017 - Printed as engrossed 17103515D-E
  • 02-02-2017 - Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1418E
  • 02-02-2017 - Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-02-2017 - Reading of amendments waived
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02-08-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-08-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-20-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-21-2017 - Passed by for the day
  • 02-22-2017 - Passed by for the day
  • 02-23-2017 - Title replaced 17105528D-H1
  • 02-23-2017 - Passed House with substitute (98-Y 0-N 2-A)
  • 02-23-2017 - Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1418H1
  • 02-23-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17105528D-H1
  • 02-23-2017 - Read third time
  • 03-07-2017 - Enrolled
  • 03-07-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 03-10-2017 - Signed by President
  • 03-13-2017 - Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 03-13-2017 - Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
  • 03-20-2017 - Governor's recommendation received by Senate
  • 04-05-2017 - Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Reenrolled bill text (SB1418ER2)
  • 04-05-2017 - Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 04-05-2017 - House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 04-05-2017 - Enacted, Chapter 820 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (9)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-30-2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendmentsSenate1500yes
02-01-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-02-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-03-2017Read third time and passed SenateSenate3910yes
02-16-2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with substituteHouse2100yes
02-23-2017Passed House with substituteHouse9802yes
02-23-2017House substitute agreed to by SenateSenate3710yes
04-05-2017House concurred in Governor's recommendationHouse9701yes
04-05-2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendationSenate3910yes

Sponsors (20)

News (3)

Governor signs into law clean energy legislation backed by Minchew, Schaufeld - Loudoun Times-Mirror
Published by loudountimes.com
Tue, 09 May 2017 13:46:58 GMT

“While you may never read about it in the newspapers, we have many moments of bipartisan cooperation and success in the Virginia General Assembly,” Minchew stated on his Facebook page following the bill signing. "This morning, two Republican ...

Virginia legislative session produces changes for solar, coal ash, and pumped storage - Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
Published by bluevirginia.us
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:42:55 GMT

In the Senate, Wexton's bill was “rolled into” Wagner's bill, but only her name, not the provisions of her bill, carried over. SB 1395 (Wagner), a second Rubin Group bill, increases from 100 MW to 150 MW the size of solar or wind projects eligible to ...

Session so far a 'mixed bag' on renewable energy - Richmond.com
Published by richmond.com
Sat, 04 Feb 2017 21:02:38 GMT

Much of the legislation was developed during the past year by a working group of representatives from the state's utilities and electric cooperatives, solar industry proponents and Mark Rubin, executive director of the Virginia Center for Consensus ...