Virginia - SB 990 - 2017

Relating to the Commonwealth's goal of reducing the consumption of electric energy.

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Energy Efficiency

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 06-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Rosalyn R Dance (House/Democratic)





Actions (20)

  • 01-03-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-03-2017 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101033D
  • 01-26-2017 - Read second time
  • 01-26-2017 - Reading of substitute waived
  • 01-26-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17104559D-S1
  • 01-26-2017 - Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB990S1
  • 01-31-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-31-2017 - Read first time
  • 01-31-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-16-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-17-2017 - Passed House (74-Y 23-N 1-A)
  • 02-17-2017 - Reconsideration of House passage agreed to by House
  • 02-17-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-17-2017 - Passed House (81-Y 16-N 2-A)
  • 02-22-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-22-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-22-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-23-2017 - Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 02-23-2017 - Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
  • 03-16-2017 - Approved by Governor-Chapter 568 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (8)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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No
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Other
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Passed
01-23-2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with substituteSenate1410yes
01-25-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
01-27-2017Read third time and passed SenateSenate3270yes
01-27-2017Reconsideration of passage agreed to by SenateSenate3900yes
01-27-2017Passed SenateSenate3441yes
02-14-2017Reported from Commerce and LaborHouse1730yes
02-17-2017Passed HouseHouse81162yes
02-17-2017Passed HouseHouse74231yes

News (2)

Governor McAuliffe Signs Clean Energy Legislation - NBC 29 News
Published by nbc29.com
Mon, 08 May 2017 15:08:04 GMT

“Today, I am honored to sign these bills into law, furthering the great work we're doing to support and promote the clean energy sector across the commonwealth,' said Governor McAuliffe at the bill signing ceremony. “It is clear that Virginia is moving ...

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 ...