Virginia - HB 2303 - 2017

Relating to small agricultural generators; sale of electric power; net metering.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-16-2017
Updated On: 06-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: J. Randall Minchew (House/Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (19)

  • 01-12-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-12-2017 - Presented and ordered printed 17103607D
  • 01-17-2017 - Assigned C & L sub: Special Subcommittee on Energy
  • 02-04-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-06-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17104829D-H1
  • 02-06-2017 - Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2303H1
  • 02-06-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-07-2017 - Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
  • 02-07-2017 - Passed House (82-Y 13-N 2-A)
  • 02-07-2017 - Read third time and passed House (81-Y 14-N 2-A)
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02-08-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02-16-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-20-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-20-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-21-2017 - Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 02-21-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-21-2017 - Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
  • 03-16-2017 - Approved by Governor-Chapter 565 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (7)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-31-2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substituteHouse1110yes
02-02-2017Reported from Commerce and Labor with substituteHouse1820yes
02-07-2017Read third time and passed HouseHouse81142yes
02-07-2017Passed HouseHouse82132yes
02-13-2017Reported from Commerce and LaborSenate1111yes
02-15-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-16-2017Passed SenateSenate3621yes

Sponsors (5)

News (2)

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

“I carried two bills in the House of Delegates during the 2017 Session that will help Virginia citizens, businesses, and government agencies conserve energy and create energy from renewable sources,” said Delegate Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg). “First ...

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

SB 1395 (Wagner), a second Rubin Group bill, increases from 100 MW to 150 MW the size of solar or wind projects eligible to use the state's Permit by Rule process, which is overseen by the Department of Environmental Quality. The legislation also ...