2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 991
Sponsored By:
Delegates Feldman, McHale, and Miller
Public Service Commission - Alternatives to Long-Term Electricity Generation Contracts and New Electricity Generation


Prohibiting the Public Service Commission from requiring or approving electric companies to buy or build certain generation assets or enter into specified long-term contracts until specified reasonable alternatives have been considered and pursued and the Commission reports the results of a specified study and evaluation; requiring the Commission to study and evaluate specified alternatives to specified long-term contracts and electricity generating facilities and specified electricity transmission alternatives; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Warren E. Miller, District 9A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered