Virginia - SB 1226 - 2017

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-16-2017
Updated On: 05-22-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: John S Edwards (Senate/Democratic)





Actions (20)

  • 01-10-2017 - Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
  • 01-10-2017 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103762D
  • 01-17-2017 - Assigned GL&T sub: #1
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time and engrossed
  • 02-08-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Committee on General Laws
  • 02-08-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-10-2017 - Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #2
  • 02-20-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-21-2017 - Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02-21-2017 - Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1226H1
  • 02-21-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-21-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17105461D-H1
  • 02-22-2017 - Title replaced 17105461D-H1
  • 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
  • 03-24-2017 - Approved by Governor-Chapter 737 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (14)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-30-2017Reported from General Laws and TechnologySenate1311yes
01-30-2017Reported from General Laws and TechnologySenate1311yes
02-01-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-01-2017Constitutional reading dispensedSenate4000yes
02-03-2017Read third time and passed SenateSenate3550yes
02-03-2017Read third time and passed SenateSenate3550yes
02-14-2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substituteHouse700yes
02-14-2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substituteHouse700yes
02-16-2017Reported from General Laws with substituteHouse2200yes
02-16-2017Reported from General Laws with substituteHouse2200yes
02-21-2017Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTEHouse9800yes
02-21-2017Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTEHouse9800yes
02-22-2017House substitute agreed to by SenateSenate3900yes
02-22-2017House substitute agreed to by SenateSenate3900yes

News (1)

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

The Virginia General Assembly wraps up its 2017 session on Saturday, February 25. As usual, the results are a mixed bag for energy. On the plus side is the promise of a new solar purchase option for customers. On the downside, utility opposition to ...