2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 844
Sponsored By:
Delegates Waldstreicher and Hecht
Public Service Commission - New Electric Generation Facilities - Rate Regulation and Contracts


Requiring the Public Service Commission to evaluate plans regarding generating needs; requiring the Commission to approve a specified application only after a consideration of specified need; stating a goal to return to a regulated electric market; requiring that new electric generation facilities be owned by electric companies or a consortium; allowing new generation facilities to be owned by other specified entities; requiring electricity to be offered for sale first to electric companies or a consortium; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Economic Matters
Hearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Power Plants
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-201 , 7-207 , 7-518 )


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