2009 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1530
Sponsored By:
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Middleton, McFadden, Pipkin, Rosapepe, Brochin, Conway, Dyson, Exum, Forehand, Frosh, Haines, Harrington, Muse, Peters, Pinsky, Raskin, Simonaire, Stone, and Zirkin
Public Service Commission - New Electric Generation Facilities - Rate Regulation and Contracts


Requiring an electric company to develop and submit to the Public Service Commission a specified long-range plan regarding the electric company's electricity needs and the means to meet those needs; requiring the Commission to evaluate plans regarding generating needs; requiring the Commission to issue specified orders upon completion of evaluations; authorizing the Commission to direct an investor-owned electric company to acquire a specified site by condemnation under a specified provision of law; 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 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
Favorable with Amendments
Laid Over (Senator Conway) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments
Special Order later today (Senator Kramer) Adopted
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator McFadden) Adopted (26-19)
Floor Amendment (Senator Edwards) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Raskin) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Dyson) Adopted
Floor Amendment (Senator Greenip) Rejected (8-38)
Motion Reconsider Floor Amendment (Senator Dyson) (Senator Garagiola) Adopted (36-10)
Floor Amendment (Senator Dyson) Rejected
Floor Amendment (Senator McFadden) Adopted
Floor Committee Amendment (Finance) Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (27-19)
House Action
First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
Re-referred Economic Matters
Hearing 4/10 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters

Sponsored by:

President, The
Senator James Brochin, District 42
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Roy P. Dyson, District 29
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Larry E. Haines, District 5
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator Thomas M. Middleton, District 28
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator E. J. Pipkin, District 36
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21
Senator Bryan W. Simonaire, District 31
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6
Senator Bobby A. Zirkin, District 11

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Conservation -see also- Soil Conservation
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Cooperative Associations
Energy Matters -see also- Fuel; Power Plants; Solar Energy
Fees -see also- Devt Fees and Taxes; Reimbursement Rates
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Power Plants
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Service Commission
Real Property
Rules and Regulations
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Utility Companies
( 7-201 , 7-207 , 7-208 , 7-208 , 7-5A-01 , 7-5A-02 , 7-5A-03 , 7-5A-04 , 7-5A-05 , 7-5A-06 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 143922/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:34 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 207672/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:33 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 443028/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:57 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 643421/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:49 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 697270/02     Offered on: March 31, 2009   at: 8:34 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 713724/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:54 p.m.     Status: Rejected
Number: 773920/01     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:44 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Number: 963227/02     Offered on: March 30, 2009   at: 10:45 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 28, 2009: Floor Amendment (McFadden) {143922/1 Adopted (26-19)
March 28, 2009: Floor Amendment (Greenip) {643421/1 Rejected (8-38)
March 28, 2009: Motion Reconsider Floor Amendment (Dyson) {713724/1 (Garagiola) Adopted (36-10)
March 30, 2009: Third Reading Passed (27-19)