VA SB1323 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Passed on March 27 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-03-27 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0728)
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Electric utilities; energy efficiency savings targets. Requires the State Corporation Commission to establish for Dominion Energy Virginia annual energy efficiency savings targets for customers who are low-income, elderly, disabled, or veterans of military service. The bill requires the Commission, in establishing such targets, to seek to optimize energy efficiency and the health and safety benefits of utility energy efficiency programs. The bill requires Dominion Energy Virginia to make best efforts to coordinate such energy efficiency programs with any health and safety upgrades provided through energy efficiency programs authorized by provisions of the Code of Virginia, when reasonably feasible to do so and at the utility's sole discretion. The bill has an expiration date of January 1, 2031.

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Electric utilities; energy efficiency savings targets.


Roll Calls

2023-02-21 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (96-Y 2-N) (Y: 96 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2023-02-16 - House - House: Reported from Commerce and Energy (19-Y 2-N) (Y: 19 N: 2 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-03 - Senate - Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (Y: 39 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-02-01 - Senate - Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2023-01-30 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (14-Y 1-N) (Y: 14 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2023-03-27 Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0728)
2023-03-27 Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 728 (effective 7/1/23)
2023-03-02 Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
2023-03-02SenateEnrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 2, 2023
2023-02-24HouseSigned by Speaker
2023-02-24SenateSigned by President
2023-02-24SenateBill text as passed Senate and House (SB1323ER)
2023-02-21HouseVOTE: Passage (96-Y 2-N)
2023-02-21HousePassed House (96-Y 2-N)
2023-02-21HouseRead third time
2023-02-20HouseRead second time
2023-02-16HouseReported from Commerce and Energy (19-Y 2-N)
2023-02-10HouseReferred to Committee on Commerce and Energy
2023-02-10HouseRead first time
2023-02-10HousePlaced on Calendar
2023-02-03SenateRead third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
2023-02-02SenatePrinted as engrossed 23102355D-E
2023-02-02SenateEngrossed by Senate as amended SB1323E
2023-02-02SenateCommittee amendments agreed to
2023-02-02SenateReading of amendments waived
2023-02-02SenateRead second time
2023-02-01SenateConstitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
2023-01-30SenateReported from Commerce and Labor with amendments (14-Y 1-N)
2023-01-24SenateAssigned C&L sub: Energy
2023-01-10SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2023-01-10SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23102355D


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