2012 Regular Session


File Code: Utility Regulation
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carr, Frush, Niemann, and B. Robinson
Gas Companies - Gas Line Leaks and Repairs


Requiring the Public Service Commission to adopt regulations to classify natural gas leaks and to require gas companies to remediate and monitor those leaks in a specified manner; requiring the regulations to establish a specified penalty; prohibiting a gas company from passing the penalty to customers; requiring a gas company to respond to a report of specified gas leaks in a specified manner; requiring a gas company to receive and promptly investigate specified reports; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/8 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Barbara Robinson, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Fuel -see also- Coal
Inspections -see also- Motor Vehicle Inspection
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Public Service Commission
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Utilities -see also- High Voltage Lines; Telephones; Water

Bill affects the following Statute:

Public Utilities
( 7-801 through 7-807 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
Economic Matters