Virginia - SB1393 - 2017

Electric utilities; community solar pilot programs.

View Latest Bill

Electricity Generation

Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 03-15-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Frank Wagner (Republican), Jennifer Wexton (Democratic)





Actions (31)

  • 01-11-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-11-2017 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102602D
  • 01-18-2017 - Assigned C&L sub: Renewable Energy
  • 01-30-2017 - Committee substitute printed 17104340D-S1
  • 01-30-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (14-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 01-31-2017 - Incorporates SB1208 (Wexton)
  • 02-01-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02-02-2017 - Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1393S1
  • 02-02-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17104340D-S1
  • 02-02-2017 - Reading of substitute waived
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-03-2017 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02-08-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 02-08-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-08-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-16-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (21-Y 0-N)
  • 02-20-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-21-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 2-N 2-A)
  • 02-21-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-21-2017 - Committee amendment agreed to
  • 02-21-2017 - Engrossed by House as amended
  • 02-21-2017 - Passed House with amendment (91-Y 2-N 2-A)
  • 02-22-2017 - House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 03-07-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 03-07-2017 - Enrolled
  • 03-07-2017 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1393ER)
  • 03-10-2017 - Signed by President
  • 03-13-2017 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 03-13-2017 - Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
  • 03-16-2017 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0580)
  • 03-16-2017 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 580 (effective 7/1/17)

Votes (6)

Sponsors (4)

News (5)

Dominion Energy Virginia to push for 10 MW of community solar - pv magazine USA
Published by pv-magazine-usa.com
Tue, 12 Sep 2017 10:45:18 GMT

That's what the utility called for in the request-for-proposal (RFP) it issued yesterday, taking some of the first steps toward creating its Community Solar Pilot Program, which it was directed to do by Virginia Senate Bill (SB) 1393 into law in May ...

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

The most significant of these “Rubin Group” bills (named for facilitator Mark Rubin) is SB 1393 (Wagner), the so-called “community solar” bill, which is designed to launch a utility-controlled and administered solar option for customers. The utilities ...

Virginia 'community solar' plan leaves out the 'community,' advocates say - Southeast Energy News
Published by southeastenergynews.com
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:01:35 GMT

The bill, SB 1393, requires pilot programs to be administered by the state's two investor-owned utilities, Dominion Virginia Power and Appalachian Power. The utilities are to contract for the output from solar installers and then sell the power to ...

Renewable Energy Bills Begin An Uncertain Journey Through Virginia's General Assembly - Energy Collective
Published by theenergycollective.com
Sun, 29 Jan 2017 23:03:45 GMT

Renewable Energy Bills Begin An Uncertain Journey Through Virginia's General Assembly. January 30, 2017 by Ivy Main ... Following a common practice in the General Assembly, SB 1208 was “rolled into” SB 1393, which is simply a polite way of ...