2008 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 727
Sponsored By:
Delegates Lafferty, Bromwell, DeBoy, Hucker, Malone, Mizeur, Niemann, Olszewski, and Schuler
Public Utility Companies - Electric Companies - Tree Care Activities


Requiring an electric company to contact specified community associations before undertaking specified tree care activities under specified circumstances; requiring an electric company to publish a specified notice under specified circumstances; requiring an electric company to provide for public comment and hold a public hearing under specified circumstances; and authorizing a landowner to procure a tree expert for tree removal under specified circumstances.

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 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Stephen W. Lafferty, District 42
Delegate Eric M. Bromwell, District 8
Delegate Steven J. DeBoy, Sr., District 12A
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate James E. Malone, Jr., District 12A
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate John A. Olszewski, Jr., District 6
Delegate Todd Schuler, District 8

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Homeowners Associations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-103 )


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