Virginia - HB2303 - 2017

Small agricultural generators; establishes parameters of a program.

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Electricity Generation

Added On: 04-16-2017
Updated On: 03-15-2017
Status: Enacted
Primary Sponsor: Randall Minchew (Republican)





Companion Bills (1)

Actions (29)

  • 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
  • 01-31-2017 - Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (11-Y 1-N)
  • 02-02-2017 - Committee substitute printed 17104829D-H1
  • 02-02-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (18-Y 2-N)
  • 02-04-2017 - Read first time
  • 02-06-2017 - Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2303H1
  • 02-06-2017 - Read second time
  • 02-06-2017 - Committee substitute agreed to 17104829D-H1
  • 02-07-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (82-Y 13-N 2-A)
  • 02-07-2017 - Passed House (82-Y 13-N 2-A)
  • 02-07-2017 - Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
  • 02-07-2017 - VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 14-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
  • 02-13-2017 - Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 1-N 1-A)
  • 02-15-2017 - Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
  • 02-16-2017 - Read third time
  • 02-16-2017 - Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N 1-A)
  • 02-20-2017 - Enrolled
  • 02-20-2017 - Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2303ER)
  • 02-20-2017 - Signed by Speaker
  • 02-21-2017 - Signed by President
  • 02-21-2017 - Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
  • 02-21-2017 - Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
  • 03-16-2017 - Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 565 (effective 7/1/17)
  • 03-16-2017 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0565)

Votes (7)

DateMotion (click for details)ChamberCommitteeYes
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Passed
01-31-2017House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (11-Y 1-N)House1111yes
02-02-2017House: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (18-Y 2-N)House1821yes
02-07-2017House: VOTE: PASSAGE (81-Y 14-N 2-A)House81144yes
02-07-2017House: VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (82-Y 13-N 2-A)House82134yes
02-13-2017Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (11-Y 1-N 1-A)Senate1111yes
02-15-2017Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)Senate4000yes
02-16-2017Senate: Passed Senate (36-Y 2-N 1-A)Senate3622yes

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 ...