VA HB1298 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-22 - Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
Pending: House Labor and Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Electric utility regulation; approval of generating facilities. Allows the State Corporation Commission, in its consideration of an application for approval of an electrical generating facility, to consider environmental effects not expressly governed by a permit or expressly considered by a permitting authority, including carbon emissions and the overall impacts of new and existing facilities on the health and welfare of the residents of the Commonwealth. The measure also removes provisions that prohibited the Commission from imposing additional conditions with respect to such matters.

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Title

Electric utility regulation; approval of generating facilities.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-22HouseReferred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
2020-01-22HouseReferred from Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by voice vote
2020-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources
2020-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103331D

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