2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Senators Lenett and Rosapepe
The Renewables First Act


Declaring specified findings and policies of the General Assembly; stating specified energy policy goals for the State; declaring that it is the policy of the State that specified policy goals should be prioritized in a specified manner; requiring a specified person to submit a specified statement when applying for a certificate of public convenience and necessity; requiring a specified person to submit a specified statement when applying for permission to construct a specified generating station under specified circumstances; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Electronic Government
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Environmental Matters -see also- Conserv; Nat Resrce; Pollut
High Voltage Lines
Power Plants
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Public Service Commission

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-207 , 7-207.1 , 7-208 , 7-208 , 7-209.1 )


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