Virginia - HB1760 - 2017

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

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Added On: 02-10-2017
Updated On: 02-23-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsors: Terry Kilgore (Republican), Todd Pillion (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (37)

  • 01-09-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-09-2017 - Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102432D
  • 01-17-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor (19-Y 0-N)
  • 01-19-2017 - Read first time
  • 01-20-2017 - Read second time and engrossed
  • 01-23-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 01-23-2017 - Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 01-24-2017 - Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
  • 01-24-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02-03-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N)
  • 02-06-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02-07-2017 - Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 1-N)
  • 02-07-2017 - Engrossed by Senate as amended
  • 02-07-2017 - Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02-07-2017 - Reading of amendments waived
  • 02-07-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-09-2017 - VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02-09-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-09-2017 - Senate amendments agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02-13-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-13-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-13-2017 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1760ER)
  • 02-13-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-14-2017 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
  • 02-14-2017 - Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
  • 02-21-2017 - Governor's recommendation received by House
  • 02-23-2017 - House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02-23-2017 - Placed on Calendar
  • 02-23-2017 - VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N 1-A)
  • 02-24-2017 - Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N)
  • 02-24-2017 - Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
  • 02-24-2017 - Reenrolled
  • 02-24-2017 - Reenrolled bill text (HB1760ER2)
  • 02-24-2017 - Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
  • 02-24-2017 - Signed by President as reenrolled
  • 02-24-2017 - Enacted, Chapter 246 (effective 7/1/17)
  • 02-24-2017 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0246)

Votes (8)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-17-2017House: Reported from Commerce and Labor (19-Y 0-N)House1902yes
01-23-2017House: VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N 1-A)House9801yes
02-03-2017Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (15-Y 0-N)Senate1500yes
02-06-2017Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Senate4000yes
02-07-2017Senate: Passed Senate with amendments (39-Y 1-N)Senate3910yes
02-09-2017House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N 1-A)House9901yes
02-23-2017House: VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N 1-A)House9901yes
02-24-2017Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 1-N)Senate3910yes

Sponsors (3)

News (7)

Dominion Energy scouting for pumped storage sites in Virginia - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:24:21 GMT

The bill, HB 1760, sought to allow rate approval for a pumped hydro station that uses “associated on-site or off-site renewable energy resources as all or a portion of their power source.” The measure also requires the project to be located in the ...

Virginia governor signs 11 energy bills, including solar, energy storage and pumped hydro - PV-Tech
Published by pv-tech.org
Wed, 10 May 2017 10:52:42 GMT

The legislation indicated that the legislature is making a concerted effort to promote renewables and energy efficiency in the state; a move which was propounded by local utility Dominion Virginia Power – which recently has called for the integration ...

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, I ...

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 ...

Virginia lawmakers pass bill for new utility pumped hydro storage facilities - Utility Dive
Published by utilitydive.com
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 14:13:09 GMT

The bill, HB 1760, seeks rate approval for “one or more pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities that utilize associated on-site or off-site renewable energy resources as all or a portion of their power source. ... It also pushes the ...

Pumped storage bill with Virginia Senate after passing House vote - HydroWorld
Published by hydroworld.com
Thu, 02 Feb 2017 21:46:55 GMT

HB 1760 Electric utilities; costs of pumped hydroelectricity generation and storage facilities “authorizes an investor-owned electric utility to petition the State Corporation Commission for approval of a rate adjustment clause for recovery of the ...

Session so far a 'mixed bag' on renewable energy - Roanoke Times
Published by roanoke.com
Sun, 05 Feb 2017 01:59:53 GMT

Much of the legislation was developed during the past year by a working group consisting of representatives from the state's utilities and electric cooperatives and solar industry proponents and led by Mark Rubin, executive director of the Virginia ...