Virginia - SB1418 - 2017

Electric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities.

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 04-04-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Benton Chafin (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (45)

  • 01-11-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-11-2017 - Presented and ordered printed 17103515D
  • 01-18-2017 - Assigned C&L sub: Renewable Energy
  • 01-30-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02-01-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02-02-2017 - Passed by for the day
  • 02-02-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 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 - Reading of amendments waived
  • 02-02-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-03-2017 - Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
  • 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 - Committee substitute printed 17105528D-H1
  • 02-16-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
  • 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 - House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 1-N)
  • 02-23-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 2-A)
  • 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 - Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1418ER)
  • 03-07-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 03-07-2017 - Enrolled
  • 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
  • 03-20-2017 - Governor's recommendation received by Senate
  • 04-05-2017 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N)
  • 04-05-2017 - House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 04-05-2017 - VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 04-05-2017 - Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 04-05-2017 - Reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Reenrolled bill text (SB1418ER2)
  • 04-05-2017 - Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 04-05-2017 - Enacted, Chapter 820 (effective 7/1/17)
  • 04-05-2017 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0820)

Votes (9)

Sponsors (20)

News (4)

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

“With revenue in the clean energy sector increasing from $500 million to $2 billion since 2014, the industry is a vital component of the new Virginia economy, creating more jobs and opportunities for citizens across the commonwealth,” added Secretary ...

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 ...